• Donald Trump attempts political satire in Thanksgiving turkey pardon
Donald Trump attempts political satire in Thanksgiving turkey pardon

At the ceremony, Trump called out humans too, including South Dakota's governor-elect Kristi Noem and Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.), who just won her GOP House leadership race. The two turkeys hail from South Dakota and their names are "Peas" and "Carrots", the White House announced Monday. Folklore has it that Lincoln's young son asked his father to...

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  • Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey
Trump Tried To Order DOJ To Prosecute Hillary, Comey

The US president told Don McGahn, then the White House counsel, that he wanted to instruct the US Justice Department to proceed with charges against his two adversaries, unnamed sources told The New York Times . It said that McGahn, who has since left the White House, advised Trump that he could face the risk of impeachment if he took such a measu...

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  • Trump Says He Won't Overrule Whitaker If He Limits Mueller
Trump Says He Won't Overrule Whitaker If He Limits Mueller

Mueller took great pains to point out that Whitaker's appointment had no legal bearing whatsoever on former Roger Stone aide Andrew Miller's challenge of his authority as special counsel. Whitaker in the past criticised the scope of Mueller's probe and brought up the possibility of undermining it by slashing the special counsel's funding.

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  • Pakistan Summons U.S. Envoy Over Trump Comments
Pakistan Summons U.S. Envoy Over Trump Comments

Mr Trump said bin Laden had been living in "a nice mansion" in Pakistan next to a military academy and "everybody in Pakistan knew he was there". Bin Laden lived in Pakistan, we're supporting Pakistan, we're giving them $1.3 billion a year - which we don't give them anymore, by the way.

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  • Airbnb ends West Bank settlement listings, causing uproar in Israel
Airbnb ends West Bank settlement listings, causing uproar in Israel

The Israeli newspaper also reported that Erdan said he plans to ask officials in the United States to check if the US-based company's decision violated anti-boycott laws that exist in more than 25 states across the country. "Our ministry has started to prepare immediate measures to limit Airbnb's activities" in Israel, he said, adding that th...

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  • Never Nancy: 16 House Dems Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker
Never Nancy: 16 House Dems Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

At that same Town Hall event it was Democrats against Democrats both criticizing Moulton and supporting him for going against House Minority leader Pelosi. We promised to change the status quo , and we intend to deliver on that promise. Some prominent members of that caucus support Pelosi. "But because of the dynamic that she has set up in harn...

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  • Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique
Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

But he insisted the summit had still been a success and allowed leaders to have "fruitful discussions ... and exchange frank views". China has so far retaliated with tariffs on $110 billion of USA products and is likely to respond with more if the United States goes ahead with the increase at the start of January.

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  • Police officer in critical condition, multiple injured after shooting at Chicago hospital
Police officer in critical condition, multiple injured after shooting at Chicago hospital

And at least one assailant was also shot, the spokesman said. She said she saw officers shooting back and forth. "I mean within seconds they were just surrounding the hospital, firefighters and ambulances, everything, they were just surrounding the hospital", she said.

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  • Twitter lights up after journalist comments on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outfit
Twitter lights up after journalist comments on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outfit

Though critics have pointed out that most of the organization's candidates ended up losing their races, Ocasio-Cortez said Justice Democrats candidates, along with those backed by Our Revolution and other groups, "built so much progressive power in their districts that they really brought their districts to the cusp for 2020" regardless of the ...

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  • N. Korea decides to deport U.S. citizen detained for illegal entry
N. Korea decides to deport U.S. citizen detained for illegal entry

Citizens of all countries, excluding the USA and South Korea , are now permitted to study in North Korea. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday expressed appreciation for the co-operation of North Korea and the embassy of Sweden - which handles consular issues for USA citizens in North Korea - "in facilitating the release of an American citiz...

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  • Israeli PM describes early elections as mistake
Israeli PM describes early elections as mistake

Netanyahu's government was thrown into crisis last week after the shock resignation of Yisrael Beiteinu party leader Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday as defense minister over sharp disagreements with the prime minister over his handling of months of ongoing violence in Gaza .

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  • Two men arrested for looting California fire station during wildfires
Two men arrested for looting California fire station during wildfires

While visiting California this weekend, President Donald Trump said Finnish President Sauli Niinisto told him that " raking " was part of the country's forest management before insinuating that it's something the United States should be doing to mitigate wildfires .

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  • Donald Trump leaves Finnish leader puzzled with claim forests are raked
Donald Trump leaves Finnish leader puzzled with claim forests are raked

President Trump visited the fire-ravaged town of Paradise on Saturday where authorities say the remains of 76 people have been recovered so far, . and almost 13-hundred people are still missing. In fact, he says that if Finland does face the prospect of greater forest fires in the coming years, climate change will be a good reason why. Trump ...

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  • May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit
May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

Steve Hilton, Mr Cameron's former director of strategy has said that his old boss is "the best hope for Britain" to deal with what he termed the "national emergency" of Brexit . "The focus this week will be on the future relationship ", she told Sky. May is battling to win over rebels in her Conservative Party and and to preserve her position...

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  • Trump threatens to walk out of future briefings
Trump threatens to walk out of future briefings

The White House sent a letter to CNN's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta , informing him that when a temporary restraining order runs out, he will once again be denied access to press briefings, CNN's Brian Stelter reported .

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  • Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found
Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found

The Argentine military submarine ARA San Juan . The San Juan was some 430 km (270 miles) off Argentina's Patagonian coast when it sent its last signal. Experts said refits can be hard because they involve integrating systems produced by different manufacturers, and even the tiniest mistake during the cutting phase can put the safety of the s...

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  • Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis
Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Democrat Andrew Gillum has conceded defeat to Republican rival Ron DeSantis in the hard-fought race for Florida governor - but has vowed to "keep fighting". The race had gone to a recount, with results due by a Sunday deadline, as has a narrow Senate race between outgoing governor Rick Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.

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  • Xi Jinping and Pence trade barbs on trade, influence
Xi Jinping and Pence trade barbs on trade, influence

Before the US Vice-President's arrival at the Summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke against protectionism, which is a type of policy that limits unfair competition from foreign industries, and unilateralism - an approach where one state ignores the interests of other states.

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  • Trump says he wrote answers to Robert Mueller's questions 'very easily'
Trump says he wrote answers to Robert Mueller's questions 'very easily'

Tensions have risen over the probe since Mr Trump last week ousted Jeff Sessions as USA attorney-general and named Matthew Whitaker as his replacement on an acting basis. "The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess". Donald Trump speaks after signing the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act, in the Oval Off...

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  • California fires missing: 631 missing as California fires RAVAGE thousands of hectares
California fires missing: 631 missing as California fires RAVAGE thousands of hectares

Seven sets of remains were discovered Thursday, he said. "There are a lot of people displaced and we're finding a lot of people don't know we are looking for them", Honea said. The Klynes describe the parking lot as filled with people either looking for help or providing it. Food trucks, tents and volunteers dot the area with smoke so thick Desti...

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  • Facebook launches 'court of appeal' for controversial content
Facebook launches 'court of appeal' for controversial content

The Times detailed obfuscation by Facebook's top bosses on the Russian Federation front, said the company has at times smeared critics as anti-Semitic or tried to link activists to billionaire investor George Soros , and also tried to shift public anger away toward rival tech companies.

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  • 150 killed in Yemen in past 24 hours
150 killed in Yemen in past 24 hours

At least eight "passengers" fleeing escalating fighting in Yemen's war-torn port city of Hodeidah were killed on Tuesday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit a bus, Houthi rebel-controlled Saba news agency reported. This is the first bombing of this strategic port since the intensification of the offensive on the city of Hodeida in early No...

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  • President Trump Addresses Jim Acosta Ruling: 'People Have to Behave'
President Trump Addresses Jim Acosta Ruling: 'People Have to Behave'

The judge also found that Mr Acosta suffered "irreparable harm", dismissing the government's argument that CNN could just send other reporters to cover the White House in Mr Acosta's place. At last week's press conference Trump had a terse exchange with Acosta after the reporter asked questions about migrants heading to the U.S. border and sp...

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  • North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'
North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'

These developments come as other major global stories gain steam, including the Brexit process in the United Kingdom and the still-unfolding story of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder by Saudi Arabian operatives - potentially with the involvement of the crown prince.

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  • North Korea hiding missile bases: US researchers
North Korea hiding missile bases: US researchers

The Times said the Pentagon had planned to begin deploying a new generation of small, cheap satellites to track North Korea's mobile missiles, but the programme has been held up by bureaucratic and budget disputes. On the specific missile site referred to in the report, he explained it's only for short-range missiles, and has nothing to do with t...

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  • Homeless hero Johnny Bobbitt ‘colluded with couple for GoFundMe con’
Homeless hero Johnny Bobbitt ‘colluded with couple for GoFundMe con’

The entire campaign was predicated on a lie". "It was fictitious and illegal and there are consequences". A Philadelphia prisons spokeswoman says Johnny Bobbitt was brought in Wednesday night by USA marshals and remained in custody Thursday on probation detainers and a $50,000 bond.

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  • Saudi foreign minister: Crown Prince had absolutely no role in Khashoggi death
Saudi foreign minister: Crown Prince had absolutely no role in Khashoggi death

Earlier on Thursday, the Saudi Public Prosecutor's office said a total of 11 people were charged , adding that the five people facing capital punishment were directly involved in "ordering and executing the crime". "This process can not be closed down in this way", he added. Turkey says it has recordings related to the killing which it share...

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  • Mostly Non-Impactful Snow To Start Tuesday
Mostly Non-Impactful Snow To Start Tuesday

Cold weather continues today with brisk northerly winds. Sunny, with a high near 41. Highs will warm to near 60 on Friday . Looking further ahead, we may have some rain heading our way just in time for the travel days around Thanksgiving .

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  • Satellite images reveal Kim Jong-un's secret missile bases in North Korea
Satellite images reveal Kim Jong-un's secret missile bases in North Korea

Donald Trump and his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo , have portrayed the USA president's June summit with Kim in Singapore as an unprecedented breakthrough, and pointed to the partial dismantling of a nuclear test site and a missile engine test area as side of progress towards North Korean disarmament.

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  • Facebook will let French regulators observe its content moderation processes
Facebook will let French regulators observe its content moderation processes

The U.S. says Russian Federation is violating it anyway. A French official present at the meeting said Macron made the point that in making decisions about treaties like the one Trump said he would abandon, the U.S. Trump´s visit, which kickstarts two days of events marking the centenary of the end of World War 1 on Sunday, had looked set to ...

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  • Is Florida's election recount screwed up?
Is Florida's election recount screwed up?

Mr Nelson - who is seeking a fourth term as senator - is now trailing Mr Scott by about 0.14% of the vote, according to USA media. The Florida Department of State is requesting federal prosecutors review altered forms that were given to voters in Broward and at least three other counties seeking to resolve issues with mail-in ballots.

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  • Trump has ignored the forum for peace in Paris
Trump has ignored the forum for peace in Paris

He weathered an imperious lecture from French Present Emmanuel Macron, suffered widespread criticism for canceling a visit to a war cemetery and dodged anti-Trump demonstrations, including topless female protesters with slogans written across their chests.

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  • Michelle Obama says Melania Trump turned down her offer of help
Michelle Obama says Melania Trump turned down her offer of help

During an interview with PEOPLE , Michelle revealed that the former United States first couple had sought marriage counseling in the past."Because we're role models , it's important for us to be honest and say, if you're in a marriage and there are times you want to leave, that's normal, because I felt that way", she said .

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  • California wildfire becomes deadliest in state′s history
California wildfire becomes deadliest in state′s history

Officials said they expected to have the more than 146-square-mile (378-square-kilometer) fire fully contained by Thursday. More than 200 people were still missing as of Monday, Honea said. "If my dad hadn't have come home from work when he did, I probably wouldn't have gotten out of there, because I wouldn't have known", Bush said. "Comple...

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  • Mismanagement of forests to blame for California fires
Mismanagement of forests to blame for California fires

President Trump has blamed the large-scale devastation on gross mismanagement of the forests and warned of funding cuts. "Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!" The remains of five of the victims were discovered in or near burned out cars, three outside residences and one inside a home, Honea said.

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  • Protests Erupt Outside of Broward County Elections Office
Protests Erupt Outside of Broward County Elections Office

Bill Nelson to lead a recount. In July, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper reported that in a lawsuit charging Snipes had illegally destroyed ballots , she "acknowledged the processes her office [has] been using aren't flawless and that some noncitizens and felons have voted despite not being eligible-especially right before major ele...

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"We Are Going to Find Out" If Whitaker Interferes with Mueller

His departure followed 18 months of criticism and insults from Trump, who had appointed him but objected to Sessions' stepping aside from the Russian Federation probe rather than guiding. "Federal investigators a year ago looked into whether Matthew G. Whitaker, as an advisory board member of a Miami patent company accused of fraud by customers, pl...

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  • Ousted Sri Lankan PM’s party to challenge dissolution of parliament in court
Ousted Sri Lankan PM’s party to challenge dissolution of parliament in court

Embassy in Colombo said in a statement posted to Twitter on Saturday. An official notification signed by President Maithripala Sirisena announced the dissolution of Parliament effective midnight Friday. The 225-seat parliament, which had already been suspended in the political chaos, was dissolved at midnight Friday with a vote scheduled ...

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  • Erdogan: Saudi officials, others heard tapes of writer death
Erdogan: Saudi officials, others heard tapes of writer death

Khashoggi, a journalist and critic of Saudi Arabia's government, was killed after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain a marriage license last month. The Oct. 2 killing of Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and activist, has sparked global outrage. His body has not been found. These had led Ankara to conclude from an early s...

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  • Trump says California gunman was 'very sick puppy'
Trump says California gunman was 'very sick puppy'

But a mental health specialist who assessed Long after sheriff's deputies responded to a call about his agitated behaviour last spring anxious he might be suffering from PTSD. The post involved his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane. A law enforcement official said Long posted to social media during the attack.

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