• Lame-duck session bills approved, sent to Walker
Lame-duck session bills approved, sent to Walker

Republican lawmakers pushed through a sweeping set of bills that will limit the power of Governor-elect Evers . It's the least. In terms of vote totals, they're the losers of the 2018 elections. As the votes neared, legislative leaders began to let the mask slip about the true intention of their legislation. A news conference where Fitzger...

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  • United States to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations
United States to suspend nuclear pact over alleged violations

Western powers say a Russian missile system developed and fielded over the last five years breaches the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty . "We will answer in a reciprocal way: if the United States leaves the INF Treaty and deploys medium-range and short-range missiles in Europe, Russia will increase the number of such missiles i...

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  • The Khashoggi Killing: US senators blame Mohammed bin Salman for death
The Khashoggi Killing: US senators blame Mohammed bin Salman for death

Bob Corker says a jury would convict MBS of murder in 30 minutes. Khashoggi, a US -based Washington Post contributor who was a strong critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), was murdered in October inside the Saudi consulate in Instanbul, Turkey.

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  • North and South make steady progress towards ending Korean War
North and South make steady progress towards ending Korean War

China's influence as North Korea's largest trading partner is viewed as key to any significant agreement between the US and North Korea . U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to grant what North Korea wants as long as denuclearization goals are fulfilled, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told the media on Sunday.

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  • Mueller to detail ex-NSA Flynn's cooperation in Russian Federation probe
Mueller to detail ex-NSA Flynn's cooperation in Russian Federation probe

Assuming each redacted portion was in reference to at least one investigation, that means that Flynn helped with at least two unknown investigations besides Mueller's Russian Federation probe. On Monday, Trump praised longtime associate Roger Stone, who has been under scrutiny by investigators over his comments about leaked Democratic emails durin...

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  • Priyanka Chopra shares first official pictures from her mehendi ceremony
Priyanka Chopra shares first official pictures from her mehendi ceremony

It was a big family affair with Jonas's brothers, Kevin, Joe and Frankie, along with Chopra's brother Siddharth in the groom's party, and Jonas's dad Paul officiating, Elle reported .

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  • James Comey Asks Judge To Block GOP Efforts For Closed-Door Testimony
James Comey Asks Judge To Block GOP Efforts For Closed-Door Testimony

Using their last bit of subpoena and investigatory power left, GOP lawmakers want Comey and former Obama-era Attorney General Loretta Lynch to answer questions about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, the FBI's decision not to prosecute her and the investigation into 2016 Russian election meddling.

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  • Israeli Airstrikes Hit 'Pro-Iranian' Targets in Southern Syria
Israeli Airstrikes Hit 'Pro-Iranian' Targets in Southern Syria

The Syrian government was forced to retract a claim its forces had shot down an Israeli fighter jet in its territory, a short time after Tel Aviv said none of its planes had disappeared. The Israeli warplanes hit Thursday night Kisweh, near the Syrian capital. The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement on Twitter: "In the course of Syrian...

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  • Alaska has the most earthquakes in the US. Here's why
Alaska has the most earthquakes in the US. Here's why

Officials have cancelled a tsunami warning for coastal areas of southern Alaska following the tremors on Friday. Residents of the state not recommended to go out when they don't have to drive the auto. "The Tsunami Warning in Alaska that accompanied this morning's M7.0 quake has been cancelled", the NWS said via Twitter. Dr. Lucy Jones of the Cal...

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  • Israeli police recommend Netanyahu and his wife be charged with corruption
Israeli police recommend Netanyahu and his wife be charged with corruption

The decision on whether to charge Netanyahu rests with Israel's attorney-general, who is still weighing whether to indict the prime minister in the other two cases. If true, this would constitute bribery, as Netanyahu worked to set government policies that would increase monetary profits in exchange for positive media coverage.

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  • Truce in Trade War After Trump, Xi Dinner in Argentina
Truce in Trade War After Trump, Xi Dinner in Argentina

The deadly synthetic opioid is responsible for tens of thousands of US drug deaths annually. President Xi Jinping and his USA counterpart Donald Trump agreed to the trade war truce following a meeting at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires , Argentina.

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  • Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square
Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

An engagement ring which was lost moments before the proposal has been found in NY and police are searching for the owners. Trouble is, police didn't have the names or contact information for the couple. "WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @TimesSquareNYC!" 'She said Yes - but he was so excited that he dropped the ring in a grate'. US ...

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  • Justin Trudeau Refuses to Say 'USMCA' at Signing Ceremony
Justin Trudeau Refuses to Say 'USMCA' at Signing Ceremony

Trump displays the newly signed agreement in Buenos Aires, with his singular signature in the middle. "It's great for all of our countries ". Trump added that the treaty would promote high wages, citing autoworkers as primary beneficiaries.

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  • Trump says next meeting with North Korea's Kim likely in early 2019
Trump says next meeting with North Korea's Kim likely in early 2019

The South Korean military spotted the suspected defector crossing the military demarcation line that separates the border . During the surveys, a North Korean train engine will pull six South Korean cars - including passenger and sleeping cars, a power-generator vehicle and a fuel tanker - to test operability.

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  • CNN ends contract with contributor Mark Lamont Hill after speech on Israel
CNN ends contract with contributor Mark Lamont Hill after speech on Israel

Despite his clarifications, accusations of anti-Semitism continued to hit Hill, and CNN announced he was no longer at the company. The Palestinians will not accept any peace settlement with Israel without Jerusalem as the capital of an independent Palestinian state, a Palestinian official said Wednesday.

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  • Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake
Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake

The are numerous reports of damage coming in. "Many homes and buildings are damaged". Some shoppers say many stores are closed - except those that serve liquor and wine. Water lines and gas lines were broken. Traffic throughout the region is said to remain snarled. California will not be affected, the center said.

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  • G20 meeting: Narendra Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
G20 meeting: Narendra Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

MBS's stop in the North African country came during a tour of "brotherly Arab states", the first trip the Saudi crown prince has taken outside of Saudi Arabia since Khashoggi was murdered. Amnesty International Canada also welcomed the sanctions - and also said that banning further shipments of armoured vehicles should be part of Canada's response...

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  • George Bush Sr dies aged 94
George Bush Sr dies aged 94

Bush. Bush had also been a World War II hero, Texas congressman, Central Intelligence Agency director and Ronald Reagan's vice president. -Soviet Cold War that had carried the threat of nuclear annihilation. He was a World War II aviator and Texan oil tycoon before entering politics in 1964 as a Republican. Domestically, however, the economy ...

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  • 7 nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before Senate runoff
7 nooses found by Mississippi Capitol before Senate runoff

But Elizabeth Gallinghouse, 84, from the coastal town of Diamondhead, voted for Hyde-Smith and said neither the "hanging" comments nor Hyde-Smith's appearance in the Confederate hat bothered her. "I know her, and I know she apologised, and she misspoke", the Republican president told reporters on his way to the southern state. Democrat Mike Espy...

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  • Trump Hints at China Trade Pact as Truce Progress Reported
Trump Hints at China Trade Pact as Truce Progress Reported

That background weakness for Apple means the company and its investors have to pay extra close attention to a tariff skirmish that could have been a blip in Apple's heady days. Allen predicts the new tariffs will be applied in stages rather than all at once if Saturday's meeting between Xi and Trump fails to produce at the very least a pause in t...

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