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Former Clinton Strategist: Mueller, FBI Face 'Crisis in Public Confidence'


Mr Strzok had been deeply involved in the Clinton inquiry and was in the room when she was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. When Trump nominated Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., a member of the Senate Republican leadership team and the Intelligence Committee, which also is investigating Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties. Read More »

Gujarat assembly polls 2017: PM Modi, Shah cast their votes


Read Also: Congress complaint of Model Code Violation by PM Modi was anticipatory: Poll Panel "If the EC is going to become a captive puppet, who will uphold the majesty of the election? ". A total of 851 candidates are in the fray for the second phase, where 2.22 crore people are eligible to vote. Remaining parts of Gujarat , including Ahmedabad , are slated to go for polls on December 14. Read More »

Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario


The crash occurred near Kim Clayton's home, slightly over a hill, out of sight of the road in a heavily wooded area. Clayton said the power workers had been in the area for about a week and the helicopter was being used to ferry workers to remote areas off the roadway so crews could perform repairs. Read More »

European Union extends sanctions against Russian Federation over Ukraine


The European Union (EU) agreed on Thursday to extend its economic sanctions against Russian Federation, introduced after the country's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. The sanctions are targeting Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors, and the area of dual-use goods. The decision on extending the sanctions comes just hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin used a three-hour televised news conference to reinforce his reputation as the country's guarantor of ... Read More »

Sonia Announces Her Political Retirement


Reacting to Rahul Gandhi's elevation, the BJP has accused the party of doing a dynastic politics. Rahul Gandhi's era begins at a time when the Congress has lost most of its political power. But for the 47-year-old Mr. Gandhi-the son, grandson and great-grandson. He will take over the reins of the party on December 16. Her comment fueled the reports that Sonia Gandhi might put her political boots to rest now. Read More »

White House Press Briefing With Sarah Huckabee Sanders


CNN's Brian Karem asked Sanders the question during a tense briefing in which Sanders had and discussed the sexual harassment allegations against. The press briefing came after several senators called for Trump to step down over the resurgence of the more than 16 accusations that he sexually harassed or assaulted women. Read More »

Two police officers shot in north St. Louis


A member of the SWAT Team fired a single round at the suspect in response. The police shooting happened in Bellefontaine Neighbors at the intersection of Chambers and Bellefontaine roads. About an hour later, the suspect yelled something at police officers, confirming that he was indeed in the home. Police say the 37-year-old man ran into a nearby home. Read More »

Ryan's Office Pushes Back On Reports That He's Considering Retiring

Politico followed up Thursday afternoon reporting that Ryan has told confidants that this will be his final term as speaker and that he's considering retiring from Congress altogether at the end of this congress. Ryan particularly dislikes the toll the job takes on his family, according to multiple sources. Ryan, 47, has been tiring of Washington for some time, sources tell the website. Read More »

Opposition continues to protest over failure to table Fata reforms bill


On the other hand, the opposition members continued their boycott of the assembly's proceedings for the fourth consecutive day over the government's move to withdraw the bill seeking to extend the jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court and Supreme Court to Fata from the assembly agenda at the eleventh hour on Monday. Read More »

VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF (BIZD) Declines 0.23% for Dec 14

Investors may be trying to figure out how long the stock market bull run will continue. As we move closer to the end of the year, investors might be closely monitoring key economic reports. A move above 70 is widely considered to show the stock as overbought, and a move below 30 would indicate that the stock may be oversold. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility. Read More »

Indian woman arrested over murdering husband


Mrs Reddy allegedly killed her husband and then poured acid on Mr Ajjakolu before telling her husband's family that "their son" had suffered a horrific accident and needed to be taken to hospital for facial reconstruction. "We will produce Rajesh before a court and remand him". Burn injuries don't look like acid as they are not deep. The police became suspicious of Swathi when she became nervous during questioning. Read More »

Cordele Police Department hosts 'Shop with a Cop'


Police say the officers will meet the children at their homes and, with a small amount of cash for each youngster, they'll shop together at the Walmart on Linden Street for holiday gifts. "A lot of them have never really talked to officers", said Lt. Sales. "It's just an incredible time, the community supports us, and we in turn get to turn it back and have a positive experience with the families in our community", says Detective Aaron Frick. Read More »

National Park Service Slashes Free Days


They will be Martin Luther King Jr. The free days will apply at the 118 of the 417 national parks that charge for admission. The Park Service didn't explain why it was cutting back on free days. It is estimated that the hike would bring in an additional $70 million. The U.S. National Park Service held a public comment period from August 29 to September 28 and sent those comments to the National Park Regional Office. Read More »

Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump


The Israeli channel added that the Christmas events normally are a huge boost to the city's economy. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. The recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital by Trump sparked a wave of outrage in the Arab world, even though he still signed a six-months waiver which has delayed the relocation of the embassy to Jerusalem since a 1995 Congress vote in favor of the move. Read More »

Kashmir receives first snowfall, flights cancelled and then resumed from Srinagar


He, however, said only one-way traffic is being allowed to ply on the almost 300-km highway the only all-weather road-link connecting the valley with the rest of the country. Leh recorded a minimum temperature of minus 6.5 and Kargil at minus 5.8 degrees Celsius. However, snow and rain together have taken a toll on power and transportation in the valley. Read More »

Pacer Advisors Inc. Grows Holdings in Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.45 billion, giving the company a market capitalization of about 23.63 billion. It has underperformed by 9.87% the S&P500. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Freeport-McMoRan Inc. for the current quarter to be 80%. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, up 68.00 % or $0.17 from last year's $0.25 per share. Read More »

Republicans rush to finalize tax overhaul as roadblocks loom


True, there were differences between the House and Senate versions, and they would have to be worked out in a conference committee before each chamber voted again on a unified bill. Trump was making a pitch Wednesday for the tax plan, which is unpopular with many. It will lower the top tax rate to 37 percent from 39.6 percent. Read More »

Possible Development In Case Of Skelton Brothers, Missing Since 2010


Police obtained a search warrant and began an investigation. Michigan State Police confirmed to WXYZ and ABC FOX in Montana that they are working with law enforcement in Missoula, Montana. John Skelton had the boys on Thanksgiving day in 2010 and was suppose to return them back to their mother, Tanya Zuvers the following day, but never did. Read More »

Murder charge upgraded for Charlottesville rally suspect


She said she is also keeping the location a secret to protect people working there. Heyer's favorite color was purple, and two women in the courtroom room wore purple shirts emblazoned with Heyer's photo. That testimony was apparently meant to undercut any argument that Fields had been under attack. Fields, who traveled to Charlottesville from his home in Maumee, Ohio, has a long history of fascination and admiration for the racist ideology and militarism of Nazi Germany, according to ... Read More »

N. Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war,' vows action


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson laid out a new USA strategy towards North Korea on Tuesday, which was met with cheers in Russian Federation and China, but was vaguely squashed by the White House on the same day. Kim has responded by calling Trump a "dotard" and continuing to carry out missile tests. Within the last month, Trump administration sources began leaking that Tillerson may be on his way out of the executive branch in favor of a Trump favorite, CIA Director Mike Pompeo . Read More »

Rahul Gandhi demands ministry for fisheries sector


The Chief Minister went there and returned in the evening and there are no details about whether he visited the affected areas and met fishermen and their families. "We will try to help you all in all ways". The police and coastal guard have set out for search operation. Speaking at a solidarity meeting held here on Thursday, the participants including lawyers, mediapersons and film directors, criticised the government's failure to accord priority to this issue. Read More »

Census reveals unemployment rate of 14.5% in Leitrim


The Central Statistics Office today published the eleventh and final profile report from Census 2016 and it deals with employment, occupations and industry. Within the labour force, 347,233 were non-Irish nationals with a participation rate of 73.9%. Among Tipperary's unemployed, 84.7% were Irish nationals, compared with 84.8% in 2011, while 15.3% were non-Irish nationals, up slightly from 15.2% five years previously. Read More »

Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House


Apart from her appearance on The Apprentice , Manigault Newman was previously the Deputy Associate Director of Presidential Personnel in the office of Vice President Al Gore under the Clinton administration. Omarosa left to " pursue other opportunities ". Most notably, however, it was Manigault's April wedding to Florida pastor John Allen Newman that seemed to stir the most buzz. Read More »

USA teen cigarette use 'falls sharply'


In 2017, 26.6% of the oldest high school students had smoked one. Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research. Read More »

Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire In Southern California, Officials Say


Iverson is survived by his wife and two-year-old daughter. A motorcade proceeds down Highway 126 in Santa Paula carrying the body of firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, who died Thursday morning while battling the Thomas fire outside Fillmore. Firefighting costs so far were tallied at 74.7 million dollars (£55.6 million), according to Cal Fire. High winds and dry conditions continue to hamper efforts to contain California's massive Thomas Fire, with few signs of improvement heading into the ... Read More »