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Starr: Mueller should investigate whether Trump lied

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Lawrence O'Donnell was all smiles as he explained Trump's self-created obstruction of justice predicament now that the president knows that Robert Mueller knows that Trump tried to fire him. "But it would certainly not hurt", she said, "to put that extra safeguard in place given the latest stories". "I take lying to the American people very, very seriously", Starr said, adding, "So absolutely, I think that is something Bob Mueller should look at". Read More »

Hillary Scott gives birth

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Scott announced her pregnancy back in August with an adorable video showing her and her husband, Chris Tyrrell , revealing the news to their 4-year-old, Eisele Kaye . She informed her fans in a statement, "Because we have been so open about our last pregnancy loss and journey, I want to be fully transparent with you that this happened naturally". Read More »

Trump's designated survivor for State of the Union is Agriculture Secretary Perdue

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During Trump's speech, Perdue is expected to go to a distant, secure and undisclosed location outside Washington while everyone else gathers to listen to the president's address in the Capitol. To be selected, the individual must be in the president's cabinet, must be in a position part of the line of succession and must fall under the criteria to run for office (including being a natural born United States citizen who is at least 35 years old). Read More »

Medical admission scam: No judicial work for Allahabad HC judge

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The committee conducted a non-judicial fact-finding inquiry, where Justice Shukla was given full opportunity to defend himself, but no examination or cross-examination of any witnesses was allowed. "Source has also informed that Shri I.M Quddusi and Shri B.P Yadav met Hon'ble Justice Shri Narayan Shukla in the morning of 25.08-2017 at his residence in Lucknow regarding the matter and delivered illegal gratification". Read More »

Theresa May visits China augmenting golden era trade bonds

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Woodward said that since 2010, Britain's exports to China had risen by 60 per cent, while two-way trade in 2017 grew 30 per cent year on year. In remarks that risk a diplomatic sleight right at the start of her three-day trip, the Prime Minister urged the Chinese communist regime to make more effort to respect the rules of global trade. Read More »

Guantanamo Bay detention facility will remain open, per President Trump's executive order

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Furthermore, Trump, in his State of the Union address, branded the police, military and "amazing" veterans as "heroes", who deserve "our total and unwavering support". During his presidential campaign, Trump vowed to "load (Guantanamo Bay) up with some bad dudes." Disclosing the order in his joint address to Congress, Trump said he also directed Defense Secretary James Mattis "to re-examine our military detention policy". Read More »

USA sanctions list targets all Russians, says Vladimir Putin

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However, Russia would refrain from such steps for the time being and would attentively monitor the development of the situation, Putin said . "It will complicate the hard situation Russian-American relations are already in, and of course harm global relations as a whole", Putin said. Read More »

CLINTON COLLUSION: FBI Given SECOND DOSSIER by Longtime Clinton Aide

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The second memo was written by Cody Shearer , a controversial political activist and former journalist who was close to the Clinton White House in the 1990s. January 28, 2018 (EIRNS)-Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) sent a letter January 25 to four former high-ranking officials in the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee, and at least one current DNC leader. Read More »

Syria talks agree to set up constitution committee

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In closing remarks, UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said delegates had agreed to the formation of a committee to discuss the country's post-war constitution, including government delegates and representatives of the SNC, among others. "It's going to be uphill", he said. Russian Federation has teamed up with fellow Assad supporter Iran as well as Turkey as it attempts to forge a settlement in Syria. Read More »

California teacher calls military members 'lowest of the low' in viral video

The Pentagon responded to comments made by a California high school teacher that can be heard on video slamming the men and women who serve in the US military. There is now an investigation into the videos and the teacher who made those comments, according to the Los Angeles Times . Superintendent Karling Aguilera-Fort, school board President Aurora Villon and member Jose Lara, along with Los Angeles County Sheriff's Capt. Read More »

New Russia Sanctions To Hit Without Trump Action

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USA lawmakers passed the law - called the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act - out of concern that Trump , eager to have warm ties with Putin , might not take tough action to punish Moscow and Russian officials for interfering in U.S. Read More »

Paul Simon's 'Farewell Performance' announced for huge United Kingdom show

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Additional performers will be announced at a later date. A spokesperson for Simon could not be reached for comment about whether the BST show will be his final British performance or his last show ever. Simon has previously indicated that his touring days may be coming to an end. Speaking in 2016, he shared: "It's an act of courage to let go". Then I'm going to see, who am I? Simon said he wanted to find out "am I just this person that was defined by what I did?" Tickets go on sale ... Read More »

Nikki Haley suggests motion on Iran missiles might save nuclear deal

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The U.S. argues Iran is complicit in these attacks. "It's working", Haley said after meeting with Trump and the other ambassadors. However, she has not given up. Instead, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. Haley, who brought fellow Security Council ambassadors on a field trip to Washington, suggested that a concerted global effort to punish Iran for violating Security Council resolutions on ballistic missiles could persuade Trump it was worthwhile to remain in the She noted ... Read More »

Sen. Cory Booker on protecting special counsel, Trump immigration proposal

First, [Trump] claimed that a dispute years ago over fees at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., had prompted Mr. Mueller , the F.B.I. director at the time , to resign his membership. Trump recently said he would be willing to be interviewed by Mueller under oath . Meanwhile, Trevor Noah noted on The Daily Show , Republicans still seem to be doing all they can to discredit Mueller's investigation-calling into question texts exchanged by two investigators who, ahead of ... Read More »

Hamas: Top official in Gaza dies after mysterious shooting

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Al-Alami previously served as a member of Hamas' political bureau, as a liaison between Iran and Hamas, as a terror coordinator in Syria, and recently as a fundraiser for the terror group. He lived in Tehran and served as Hamas' main representative. He was also injured during the 2014 war in which his leg was amputated at his home. In 2008 he moved to Damascus until the start of the Syrian Civil War when he returned to Gaza. Read More »

United Kingdom court rules data retention act inconsistent with European Union law

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In 2015, the UK's High Court ruled that Dripa's email and communication weren't compatible with European Union law. In anticipation of the ruling, Amber Rudd proposed changes to the IPA in November 2017. " When will the Government stop bartering with judges and start drawing up a surveillance law that upholds our democratic freedoms ", Liberty said . Read More »

Three killed when helicopter crashes into California home

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Chip Duncan said. The Federal Aviation Administration says the helicopter had taken off from John Wayne Airport, which is about a mile from the crash site. Altogether, five people were involved in the collision, including the four on the helicopter and one bystander on the ground, police said. They were home at the time, but in a back room and were not injured, she said. Read More »

Saudi Arabia returns over $107 billion from corruption suspects

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One of the highest profile suspects, billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal, was released on Saturday. Prince Alwaleed had been confined at the Ritz-Carlton since early November, along with dozens of other senior officials and businessmen, part of the crown prince's plan to reform oil superpower Saudi Arabia and consolidate his position. Read More »

After controversy, Bareilly DM deletes Facebook post on Kasganj Violence

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Singh's remarks comes against the backdrop of communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj city where one has died, and shops and buses torched in clashes between two communities. It is not yet clear that what has triggered the violence in Kasganj . On the other hand, he told ANI regarding his FB post, "The law and order situations that emerge in the state due to activities that take place without permission creates a lot of issues, also hinders development activities in the state". Read More »

Egypt Heading Into Single-Candidate Presidential Vote In March

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Barring a last-minute submission, it will be a one-horse race, similar to other presidential elections in the decades before the 2011 revolt, which toppled long-time autocrat Hosny Mubarak. The electoral commission has said that it will ensure the vote is fair and transparent. A number of political figures have called for a boycott of the presidential elections due to the absence of a democratic process hours before the end of the presidential candidacy nomination period on 29 January. Read More »

Movement against Iran's headscarf law gains momentum

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The so-called "hijab protest" seems to have struck a chord with many - especially younger - Iranians. The protests in Tehran Monday were against the mandatory hijab laws that have been in place since the 1979 revolution that ushered in the current government. Read More »

Christie to be ABC News contributor, report says

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The report notes that Christie "was selected because of his close relationship with President Donald Trump as well as key White House players, a source confirmed". Trump himself told reporters last week he was "looking forward" to an interview with Mueller and that he would do so "under oath", though his legal team has downplayed his apparent commitment to talks. Read More »

Kremlin Report: US Treasury identifies three Russia-based Armenian billionaires as "oligarchs"

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The Kremlin Report was submitted to the US Congress on January 29 as required under Counter America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ( CAATSA ). More details were provided to Congress in classified briefings. Sen. VTB Capital analysts said the list was "simply a mechanical listing" of prominent Russian politicians and business leaders which would not automatically lead to any immediate sanctions . Read More »

Kenya TV Networks Gagged Ahead Of Odinga 'Inauguration'

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Since boycotting the re-run poll, citing a lack of reform at the election commission, NASA's strategy has been to challenge Kenyatta's legitimacy by seeking to establish parallel government structures. Meanwhile Kenyan authorities shut down private radio and television stations this morning after warning that those who broadcast the ceremony would have their licences revoked. Read More »

Trump prepares for his first official State of the Union address

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They say he will deliver a unifying speech of American values and patriotism, one that touches on everything from the just-passed Republican tax plan and the new immigration proposal to trade, infrastructure and national security . The two had dinner one Sunday night earlier this month, and Trump showcased his guest before the press by stopping to talk to reporters. The tone of his maiden State of the Union address remains to be seen, but many will be wondering whether he will stick to ... Read More »

Arizona congressman: Arrest 'illegal aliens' at State of the Union address

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Gosar's statement follows approximately 30 House Democrats saying they are bringing so-called DREAMers - illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S.at a young age - to President Trump's speech at the Capitol. It is possible that some Democrats may have invited unauthorized immigrants who are not DACA recipients, aides who helped organize the event told The Washington Post . Read More »