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Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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The significance of today's plea deal by former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, in which he pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with the Special Counsel, can not be overstated. But having nailed Flynn - and gotten a plea agreement and Flynn's promise to cooperate with the investigation - the big question is whether Flynn can implicate President Trump , his campaign and his aides. Read More »

Rubio, Lee Expect Vote on Child Tax Credit Amendment

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Sens. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and Mike Lee (R., Utah) said Friday they are still committed to introducing an amendment to the Senate's tax reform bill that would expand the child tax credit to cover more American families. Rubio and Lee are presenting their idea as an amendment to the larger tax bill as the Senate begins their official period of debate, and a vote on the bill could happen later this week. Read More »

Trump thinks a government shutdown would be cool as hell

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House Republicans are divided over the terms of a stopgap plan to avert a partial shutdown of the federal government, heightening tensions with just a week left before current funding is set to expire. His co-sponsor, Republican Sen. President Donald Trump ended a program protecting the young immigrants, known as Dreamers , in September, but gave Congress until early March to figure out legislation preventing them from being deported. Read More »

Reward money offered to tipster in Seminole Heights murder case

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She then told an officer who had been in the dining room. "Walker did the right thing", said Mayor Buckhorn. Four people have been killed in the neighborhood since October 9. More than 5,000 tips were sent to police during the almost two-month search for the suspected killer, who was apparently hiding in plain sight the entire time. Read More »

Life in prison for man who tried to kill Jacksonville detective, son

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In the aftermath, the officer was hit three times, with his son unhurt. The officer, whom the Times-Union is not naming because of his work as an undercover officer, said "No comment" when questioned about the use of his prop after the 30-minute hearing in Circuit Judge James Daniel's courtroom. Read More »

The White House Is Plagued With Vermin

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According to the work orders, mice infiltrated the Situation Room as well as the White House Navy mess food service area. "They are old buildings", Brian Miller , former inspector general for the US General Services Administration (GSA) which oversees maintenance work, told NBC Washington. Read More »

Trump called top Republicans to nix Senate Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation probe

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Burr recalled his conversation with Trump in an interview with the Times: "It was something along the lines of, 'I hope you can conclude this as quickly as possible'". The panel is among several congressional committees, along with the Justice Department's special counsel Robert Mueller , investigating allegations that Russian Federation sought to influence the USA election and potential collusion by Trump's campaign. Read More »

Rep. John Conyers accuser: Congressman wanted me as 'his side piece'

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And the top leaders in Congress, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, called for Conyers to resign. On Thursday, a political consultant said that Conyers had entered the hospital for a stress-related illness he attributed to the "media assault" on the congressman. Read More »

First indigenous aircraft carrier by 2020: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

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Though he did not elaborate upon it, it is obvious that the Indian Navy is concerned over Chinese submarines regularly patrolling the region on the pretext of anti-piracy operations. Admiral Lanba also highlighted how Indian naval ships have increased their presence in the IOR, fulfilling its role of being the "net security provider" in the area. Read More »

Turkish Lira, Stocks Lose As NY Trial Implicates Erdogan

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Zarrab has pleaded guilty and testified as the prosecution's key witness at the US trial of a banker on charges the two of them violated economic sanctions against Iran, ending weeks of speculation in a case that has strained relations between the USA and Turkey. Read More »

Lavrov Claims US Trying To Provoke North Korean Leadership

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In the given instance, Pyongyang is pitting the global community against itself. Lavrov also further highlighted the deep divisions between Russian Federation and the United States when he accused Washington of seeking a pretext for the destruction of North Korea. Read More »

Colorado girl, 10, hangs herself after school bullying

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A fifth-grade student at Sunrise Elementary School in Aurora, Colo ., Ashawnty died Wednesday after spending two weeks on life support at Children's Hospital Colorado . However, things took a turn for the worse last month after she was involved in the fight after school. "I want other parents to know that it's happening", Harris said. Read More »

Husband of state Senate president accused of sexual misconduct, Globe reports

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MA officials called for an independent investigation into accusations that state Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg's husband used his political connections to sexually harass men, following a Boston Globe report on the claims. "To the best of my recollection I was not approached by anyone with complaints during or after the alleged incidents made in this article or I would have tried to intervene", Rosenberg noted. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel on Twitter War with Roy Moore

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The Alabama Senate candidate, who is accused of sexual misconduct, including against underage girls, got in a Twitter feud with Kimmel on Thursday. "I work to overturn Roe versus Wade because I believe it is an unconstitutional decision", Moore said. There is no one I would love to fight more than you. Read More »

Man Killed Her Facebook Friend With Fire in West Philadelphia

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FOX 29 originally shared McLean's photo in 2014 when Philadelphia Police reported the then 11-year-old went missing. He then tried to hide her body by taking it to an alley behind his parents' house and setting it on fire. They took him to a nearby police station the next morning. The motive is not yet known. The victim has been identified as Sabriyah McLean, of New Castle County. Read More »

Hariri says Syrian regime still threatens his life

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Hezbollah, an Iran ally, denies having a military role in warn-torn Yemen though it openly fights on the side of Syrian President Bashar Assad in Syria's civil war. Hariri also has demanded that Hizbullah remove itself from regional conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Hizbullah is an opponent of Hariri's Saudi Arabia-backed Future Movement, despite being a member of Hariri's coalition government. Read More »

Who Is Desiree Gibbon? Aspiring New York Model Killed In Jamaica

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The 26-year-old, from Queens in NY, had flown to the Caribbean island in October on a three-month working visa to save up enough money to attend film school in Europe. I asking you all to please help me and my sister at this very hard and heartbreaking time, ' her sister wrote to the page. Her grieving mother, Andrea Cali-Gibbon, said she couldn't understand how her daughter met such a violent end. Read More »

Suspicious package in Germany had nails, power

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Employees of the pharmacy who opened the package informed the police, after discovering "suspicious wires". The object was reportedly planted on a children's carousel located at the Christmas market, local media report, citing unnamed witnesses. Read More »

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-CIA officer over coup attempt

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Prosecutors in Ankara accuse Graham E. Fuller , the former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA, of violating Turkey's constitution, attempting to overthrow the government and obtaining confidential government documents for espionage purposes, according to state news agency Anadolu. Read More »

Trump issues sanctions warning after North Korea missile test

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According to official Chinese company records, the hotel is 70 percent owned by North Korea's Liujing Economic Exchange and 30 percent owned by Hongxiang, a Chinese industrial machinery company sanctioned by the USA previous year for channeling US dollars to North Korea for its nuclear weapons programme. Read More »

HBO Scrubs Russell Simmons from 'All Def Comedy' Series

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Lumet said in her editorial that she had not opened up about these allegations until other ones had surfaced against movie producer Harvey Weinstein which gave her the courage. "While I have never been violent, I have been thoughtless and insensitive in some of my relationships over many decades and I sincerely and humbly apologize", he said. Read More »

Traffic-weary Chinese man fined for repainting road lines

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The man added astraight arrow to a road sign for a left turn at a cross road after adding two arrows pointing to the left a little further ahead on the busy road. When asked why he had taken such a measure, the young man replied he was sick and exhausted of the endless traffic jams. The native of Lianyungang in Jiangsu province chose to take matters into his own hands by changing the left turning lane at a major junction to one that also lets vehicles go straight. Read More »

Journalist shot dead near Kanpur

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According to the SP JP Singh, the police is talking with the family members of Naveen to find out the motive behind the killing. The incident took place in the Bilhaur area where the assailants approached Naveen Gupta, opened indiscriminate fire at him and fled before anyone could react. Read More »

Russian parliament to discuss ban on access for USA media: RIA

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The State Duma, or lower house of parliament, on Wednesday unanimously backed a legal amendment allowing any media that gets funding from overseas to be declared "foreign agents". That means RT's reporters will not be able to have as much access to Congress as other foreign media. A committee that governs Capitol Hill access for broadcast journalists on Wednesday withdrew credentials for Kremlin-funded RT after the company complied earlier this month with a US demand that it register under ... Read More »

Modi bought power from private firms at higher rates: Rahul

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The Congress spokepserson Deepender Singh Hooda said that I hope that Bhartiya Janata Party and Narendra Modi would answer the questions of Rahul Gandhi on 22 years of misgovernance in Gujarat. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as well, women were said to have played an important role in the BJP's stupendous victory and the party has never been shy of flaunting its work towards empowering the women. Read More »

Germany's SPD's Schulz Says He Hasn't Given Green Light for Coalition

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The negotiations come in the wake of the "unprecedented" Germany's failure to form the so-called Jamaica coalition, paving the way for possible snap elections. SPD's top brass will present their recommendation to party rank and file during their congress from Thursday. Only 36 percent of SPD members back a rerun of the coalition with Merkel, though even fewer, 13 percent, support holding a new election, according to a Forsa poll published Wednesday. Read More »

Michael Flynn charged with lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

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District Judge Rudolph Contreras. Mr Flynn is the first former Trump administration official to be charged in relation to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. The company received $530,000 from a Dutch company working on behalf of Turkey's government, to lobby the US for extradition of an exiled cleric who has opposed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. Read More »