GOP rep told aide they were 'soul mates,' but denies harassment claim

Ronickher said the Ethics Committee investigation must include the fact that Meehan, in his Saturday statement responding to the Times article, 'knowingly breached confidentiality in his agreement by discussing the case and the terms of any potenti... More..

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Venezuela to hold early presidential poll in April
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Venezuela to hold early presidential poll in April

The call has been one of the constant requests of the opposition to solve the political and social crisis in which the country is engulfed. Venezuela will hold presidential elections by the end of April, the ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ranking Likely 2018 WWE Royal Rumble Winners After Raw 25

The people who bought tickets for the Manhattan Center portion of the show almost started a riot with how little action they saw. Of those legends, one notable name was missing from the broadcast: WWE Hall ...More..

House Passes Short-Term Spending Deal to End Government Shutdown
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

House Passes Short-Term Spending Deal to End Government Shutdown

On Monday, Congress passed a spending measure that funds the government - but only up to February 8. "[The Democrats] are now willing to fund our great military, border patrol, first responders and insurance ...More..

Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Vietnam jails Trinh Xuan Thanh for life over corruption

The court also jailed Thanh's former boss and board chairman of the parent company PetroVietnam (PVN), Dinh La Thang, for 13 years for his role in incurring million-dollar losses at the oil giant. Trinh Xuan Th...More..

Turkey shells Syrian city as it pushes into Kurdish enclave
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Turkey shells Syrian city as it pushes into Kurdish enclave

The UN says it is deeply concerned by the fighting, and has warned that an estimated 323,000 civilians in Afrin are at risk. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Paris , Mevlut Cavusog...More..

India centre of attraction for investment says FM Arun Jaitley
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

India centre of attraction for investment says FM Arun Jaitley

The leaders will also exchange views on regional and global issues. "There is no doubt that the engine of growth, globally is shifting from the west to east", said Harsimrat Kaur Badal , Minister of Food Pro...More..

After release, Swede Gui Minhai detained again by China
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

After release, Swede Gui Minhai detained again by China

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström had summoned China's ambassador to a meeting and had been promised information about what had happened to the publisher, Mr Nilsson added. "Obviously, they've acknowled...More..

Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today

Lalu Prasad has already been found guilty in two cases by the special CBI court in Ranchi, and is now lodged in a jail there. On 6 January, a special CBI court had sentenced Prasad to three-and-a-half years...More..

Protests against Padmaavat turns violent in Ahmedabad
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Protests against Padmaavat turns violent in Ahmedabad

The police had to resort to firing in open to control the mobs in two locations. " Padmaavat's " release, security has been increased outside theatres in parts of Haryana, Gujarat and Rajasthan amid vio...More..

United States shutdown to end as Senate strikes deal
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

United States shutdown to end as Senate strikes deal

The Senate voted Monday to pass a bill that would extend government funding through February 8. If there is no immigration deal by then, McConnell said he would allow the Senate to bring up legislation ad...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent sent 'jaw-dropping' text about no Russian Federation collusion - senator
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent sent 'jaw-dropping' text about no Russian Federation collusion - senator

Among the messages were references to a " secret society " within the agency and the Department of Justice, Reps. House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy raised eyebrows Monday describing how FBI ag...More..

Senate Leaders Agree On Plan To Reopen Government
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Senate Leaders Agree On Plan To Reopen Government

Schumer "put a lot on the table" in negotiations on Friday, which Trump accepted then "walked it back", Democratic Senator Chris Coons said on the "Fox News Sunday" program. "We got a path clear on how w...More..

Former Ag Secretary says Trump Understands Importance of NAFTA
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Former Ag Secretary says Trump Understands Importance of NAFTA

It's "likely negotiations are going to go on well beyond the March deadline", he said. Mexico shipped $240 million worth of washers to the United States in 2016, according to the ITC. With time running out to...More..

Newport's Moore to chase Olympic dream in South Korea
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Newport's Moore to chase Olympic dream in South Korea

Widespread negative reaction has lit up social media, with many expressing mistrust of North Korea's motives - that it is using its Olympic participation for propaganda purposes and to ease global isolation o...More..

CIA Chief: N. Korea Seeks Ability to Simultaneously Fire Multiple Nuclear Missiles
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

CIA Chief: N. Korea Seeks Ability to Simultaneously Fire Multiple Nuclear Missiles

As recently as Tuesday morning, the president's daily briefing included a discussion of the situation in northern Syria, where Turkish forces have attacked USA -allied Kurdish militias, Pompeo said. "Our missio...More..

Egypt excludes ex-army chief of staff from voters database
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Egypt excludes ex-army chief of staff from voters database

An aide at Ali's campaign, Khaled Abdel-Hameed, told The Associated Press that Ali and his campaign leaders would meet later on Tuesday to assess the situation following Annan's arrest. "Now we'll have to wait ...More..

New York City blames drug companies for opioid epidemic, files $500M lawsuit
by | Wednesday, January 24, 2018

New York City blames drug companies for opioid epidemic, files $500M lawsuit

De Blasio said he told Trump at the time that he was representing the people's' views on immigration, stop-and-frisk, and income inequality. 'More New Yorkers have died from opioid overdoses than auto crash...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation director threatened to resign amid Trump, Sessions pressure

But on Monday, Axios quoted three sources saying that Wray, who was sworn in as Federal Bureau of Investigation chief in August, was threatening to quit over Sessions' pressure to get rid of McCabe. On Monday...More..

Turkey battles Syrian Kurds 'on two fronts' in Afrin
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Turkey battles Syrian Kurds 'on two fronts' in Afrin

The United States and Russian Federation have both urged Turkey to show restraint in its military campaign, Operation Olive Branch , to crush Kurdish YPG control over the Afrin district on its southern b...More..

Supreme Court Could Kill Gopher Frog
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Supreme Court Could Kill Gopher Frog

The frog case is Weyerhaeuser Company v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service , Docket No. 17-71. The designated tract cuts right through property owned by timber company Weyerhaeuser , which had meant to use...More..

New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as United States calls out Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as United States calls out Russian Federation

The US diplomat spoke at the first meeting of a new organisation created to target governments that continue to use chemical weapons. He added that the incident raised "serious concerns" that Syrian President ...More..

Fog advisory issued for London-Middlesex
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Fog advisory issued for London-Middlesex

Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for Guelph and the surrounding area. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination. RAIN: Mainly this morning as the warm front lifts North thro...More..

Wozniacki continues to impress at Australian Open
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wozniacki continues to impress at Australian Open

The Danish second seed ruthlessly routed Slovakia's 19th seed Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-0 - taking 11 of the last 12 games in handing out a tennis masterclass. There were 11 service breaks and two medical tim...More..

Sterling briefly breaks $1.40 mark in post-Brexit vote high
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sterling briefly breaks $1.40 mark in post-Brexit vote high

European Union lender Deutsche Bank is preparing to settle more of its transactions out of Frankfurt, and is likely to move hundreds of staff from London , while HSBC has said it is on course to move up to 1,...More..

Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon in Billings
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Chance of rain and snow in the afternoon in Billings

The wind also will change today . The service issued a winter weather advisory for central and northern parts of the Bay State, warning residents to be prepared for "slick, hazardous travel especially on unt...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sessions Is Interviewed In Mueller's Russia Investigation

Sessions, a former Senator and advisor to the Trump campaign, recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation last March following revelations that he had two previously undisclosed encounters with Ru...More..

Neil Diamond says he's retiring from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Neil Diamond says he's retiring from touring after Parkinson's diagnosis

The long-time performer has been forced to cancel his Aussie and NZ tour dates after being diagnosed with Parkinson's. It came as a heartbreak for fans as it would mean no more live concert, though he would sti...More..

Meghalaya pays tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Meghalaya pays tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

The chief minister also paid tributes to Western Odisha's noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. Paying tributes to Netaji, United Democratic Party working president Paul Lyngdoh today lamented that revolut...More..

Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school

Joffre said that about 45 to 55 students are typically in the high school's cafeteria in the morning for breakfast. He also says he doesn't yet know what charges the suspect might face. The condition and ages o...More..

We are capable of attacking enemy on their soil : Rajnath
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

We are capable of attacking enemy on their soil : Rajnath

The Pak attacked some time back and martyred our 17 soldiers. Handing out a clear warning, Union home minister Rajnath Singh cautioned Pakistan that if needed, Indian forces were capable of crossing over an...More..

Court told UK man 'obsessed' with Muslims hit group with van
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Court told UK man 'obsessed' with Muslims hit group with van

It also said "Islam's ideology does not belong here", and taunted the London mayor, Sadiq Khan , the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , and the singer Lily Allen, jurors heard. "To seek to kill someone merely due...More..

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen United States government
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen United States government

The president finally broke his silence on the shutdown after the Senate vote to temporarily fund the government, but only via a statement in which he said he was "pleased Democrats in Congress have come to the...More..

Surprise semi-finalist Mertens ready for more Melbourne magic
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Surprise semi-finalist Mertens ready for more Melbourne magic

The Belgian said: "I'm without words". Now, she's is following in their sizable footsteps. Mertens has trained at Clijsters' tennis academy in Belgium for the past three years and has grown close to the fou...More..

Pence Dismisses 'Baseless' Allegation That Trump Had Affair With Porn Star
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Pence Dismisses 'Baseless' Allegation That Trump Had Affair With Porn Star

He was responding to reports that Trump, in a private meeting with legislators earlier this month, challenged immigration from "shithole" African countries, disparaged Haiti and said the US should welcome ...More..