• Cindy McCain Shares the Hate That Followed Trump's Criticism
Cindy McCain Shares the Hate That Followed Trump's Criticism

Sen. Lindsey Graham, who wept openly on the Senate floor after McCain died but has allied himself strongly with Trump, said , "I think the president's comments about Sen". Mrs. McCain's share appears to have taken the war to a whole new level. " Today and every day I miss my good friend John McCain ". Speaking in a radio interview on Georgi...

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  • Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote
Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote

However, political experience may not be enough if Harris wants to gain an edge over her Democrat competitors since 13 of the candidates running are politicians. For a more accurate and historically factual reading of how the electoral college came to be, check out this very interesting op-ed from February by the great Jamelle Bouie , who docume...

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  • 'Husband from hell': Trump escalates feud with adviser Kellyanne Conway's partner
'Husband from hell': Trump escalates feud with adviser Kellyanne Conway's partner

And the plot twist is super juicy: Kellyanne Conway is choosing President Trump over her husband. I know this story is all the rage again - due to escalations on both sides, and the media's voracious appetite for covering the soap opera-esque drama - but I must admit I feel nearly totally ambivalent about it.

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  • First Funerals for Victims of New Zealand Mosque Attack Under Way
First Funerals for Victims of New Zealand Mosque Attack Under Way

Ardern, who has promised tough new gun laws which could ban semi-automatic weapons and make buying a gun harder, has said the victims would see justice. "I can not tell you how gutting it is to know that a family came here for safety and for refuge, and they should have been safe here", Ardern said at a press conference in Christchurch after the ...

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  • Lion Air 737 Max plane pilots 'scoured handbook' before crash
Lion Air 737 Max plane pilots 'scoured handbook' before crash

A different crew on the same plane the evening before encountered the same problem but solved it after running through three checklists , according to the November report. A Boeing spokesman declined to comment but confirmed the authenticity of the email. Boeing was sued on Wednesday in federal court in Chicago by the estate of one of the Lion A...

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  • Centre Says Talks On With UK For Earliest Extradition Of Nirav Modi
Centre Says Talks On With UK For Earliest Extradition Of Nirav Modi

Modi's lawyers claimed the arrest was unnecessary and premature since their client was allegedly planning to surrender to police sometime next week. "It is reiterated that the ED has been proactively following up all the issues relating to the Nirav Modi case with authorities of various countries, including the UK".

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  • New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM Ardern
New Zealand bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles: PM Ardern

New Zealand also confirmed 21 bodies have been identified and were being claimed and another six were due to be returned to their families by the end of Wednesday. The tweet drew a barrage of derogatory messages to his Facebook account - most apparently from the United States, where the pro-gun lobby is powerful and vociferous.

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  • Trump Says His Ex-Campaign Manager's Probe Report Should Be Made Public
Trump Says His Ex-Campaign Manager's Probe Report Should Be Made Public

Can you say Trump, Term Deux? Mueller is expected to send his report to Attorney General William Barr soon. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller , special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the U.S.

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  • U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention
U.S. Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration detention

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that immigration officials can detain illegal immigrant criminals at any time after their release from jail. In the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), Congress defined the penalties for employers who hire illegal aliens, and preempted state laws penalizing those employers.

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  • Trump, Bolsonaro prepared to sign agreement for United States space launches from Brazil
Trump, Bolsonaro prepared to sign agreement for United States space launches from Brazil

As they sat down for talks, Mr Trump also said he supports Brazil's effort's to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and is "very strongly" looking at USA support for Brazil's effort to gain certain Nato privileges.

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  • Cyclone Idai: Death toll 'could reach 1,000'
Cyclone Idai: Death toll 'could reach 1,000'

A total of around 1.5 million people have been affected by Cyclone Idai's torrential rains and winds that have reached speeds of up to 200 kilometres or 124 miles, per hour. The information has not been verified by CNN. Joshua Sacco, a legislator from affected Chimanimani East district, said the number of those missing is not known as an entire...

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  • Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury
Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Data from black boxes recovered from the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air Boeing 737 Max crashes that both occurred in the past year showed " clear similarities ", according to Ethiopian transport minister Dagmawit Moge, who spoke to The Wall Street Journal .

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  • New Zealand teenager charged with distributing mosque rampage livestream
New Zealand teenager charged with distributing mosque rampage livestream

Aziz said the shooter opened fire when he threw a credit card machine at him and then ducked between parked cars. At about 1.40pm (local time) a gunman entered the Al Noor Mosque in central Christchurch and opened fire, before driving about 5 kilometres across town and attacking the Linwood mosque .

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  • NZ PM pledges new gun laws after Christchurch terror attack
NZ PM pledges new gun laws after Christchurch terror attack

As preparations for the first burials were underway for the 50 people killed last Friday in the Christchurch mosques mass shooting , Ardern singled out three worshippers, including one of the first killed in the attack. "Where is he?" Aya said. Members of Parliament will gather in the House on Tuesday to share condolences for the victims. ...

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  • Australian politician sparks outrage when he blames ‘Muslim immigration’ for mosque attack
Australian politician sparks outrage when he blames ‘Muslim immigration’ for mosque attack

Despite the motion, a censure does not include any practical consequences including a fine or suspension. A change.org petition calling for Anning's expulsion from parliament has amassed about 250,000 signatures. Clips of the incident spread virally in the hours afterward, and terms like " Egg Boy " and various iterations trended on social media ...

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  • Updates: Communities along Missouri River ramp up flooding preps
Updates: Communities along Missouri River ramp up flooding preps

The swollen Missouri threatened a nuclear power plant in southeastern Nebraska . The National Weather Service said record crests were possible along the rivers, with water levels forecast to continue to rise over the next several days and remain above flood stage through most of the weekend.

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  • Social Media Companies Race To Take Down Video Of New Zealand Shootings
Social Media Companies Race To Take Down Video Of New Zealand Shootings

More than 20 others were seriously injured, she added. The shooting was carried out during the Jummah Prayer which is a congregational prayer that Muslims hold every Friday. Police did not identify those taken into custody and gave no details except to say that none of them had been on any watch list. "Additional patients with gunshot wounds pr...

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  • DUP Says It Wants a Brexit Deal, More Progress Needed on Backstop
DUP Says It Wants a Brexit Deal, More Progress Needed on Backstop

Sterling surged, hitting nine-month highs against the US dollar and a almost two-year high against the euro, as investors saw less chance of Britain leaving the European Union without a transition deal to smooth its exit. But another defeat for her deal, a third in a row, could lead May to decide the game is up and that it is time to quit. If t...

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  • 'Javanka': New book details perils of crossing White House power couple
'Javanka': New book details perils of crossing White House power couple

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has denounced it as a work of 'fiction'. In a conversation in August 2017 with Ivanka Trump , the president's eldest daughter and senior adviser, Mr. "According to a member of the legal team, Kushner's new lawyer, Abbe Lowell, told Trump's lawyers that before emails regarding that Trump Tower meeting w...

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  • Trump signs first veto of his presidency
Trump signs first veto of his presidency

He blasted the "dangerous" and "reckless" resolution passed by Congress that, "if signed into law, would put countless Americans into danger, very grave danger". The vote came a day after the Senate called for an end to United States military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, marking the second instance in two days that a Senate that has ...

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