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He Thinks Jesus Tells Him to Say Things

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Sherri Shepherd, a guest on the show, jumped in by correcting her: "As a Christian, that's just par for the course". "I don't. I think that Mike Pence , say what you will about Mike Pence and his religiosity and everything else, I don't think that he's mentally ill even though he says he is hearing voices". Read More »

Trump predicts 'big week' for infrastructure

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Democrats have blasted the plan, saying it relies too much on private and local funding . Here is what the Trump administration's budget proposal would do to Medicare , Medicaid , and Social Security. On Friday, Trump signed a bill that increased federal spending on both military and civilian programs as part of a compromise to avoid government shutdowns through 2019. Read More »

Commonwealth officials 'to consider who will succeed the Queen'

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According to reports, a group of "high level" individuals from around the Commonwealth (consisting of Lord Howell, former British energy secretary; Louise Frechette, former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General; Robert Hill, former Australian defence minister; Dame Billie Miller, former Deputy Prime Minister of Barbados; Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Nigerian finance minister; and George Vella, former Deputy Prime Minister of Malta and chaired by Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati) ... Read More »

Tough questions for Bill and Melinda Gates

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She said the Trump administration's decision past year to expand a ban prohibiting United States aid to any health organisations that provide or discuss abortion in family planning had caused "chaos" in the field - forcing them to stall their work as they figured out how to adhere to the rules. Read More »

De Blasio's State of the City at Kings Tonight

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In the wake of his decisive re-election in November, Mayor Bill de Blasio signaled that education would be a top priority during his second term. And his focus in the speech on the big picture, while skimming more lightly over some of the gritty problems of city life, might have left some of his listeners wondering if he was seeing the fairest but not the trees. Read More »

Climber dies, 7 others rescued on Oregon's Mount Hood

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The stranded climbers were on the Hogsback Trail near the summit of the 11,240-foot mountain about 60 miles east of Portland. The two injuries were separate incidents, the Clackamas County Sheriff's office posted on Twitter. Steve Rollins of Portland Mountain Rescue says Hogsback is the most popular climbing route on the mountain. Rescuers had to work quickly as heavy snow was expected to move into the area later tonight. Read More »

Iran is now making drones armed with smart bombs

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To understand the complexity of the Syrian quagmire, let's name the actors in the field. Iran resembles a glass house following the protests, which erupted in dozens of cities and raised slogans demanding its withdrawal from Syria and suspend financial and military support to regime allies, the Lebanese "Hezbollah" and the Hamas Movement in Gaza. Read More »

Iran Under Scrutiny as Deaths of Activists in Prison Rise

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Boroujerdi says even Seyyed-Emami's family has accepted that he committed suicide, so they did not ask for a post-mortem. He said Emami was one of the main contacts for USA agents and an intelligence officer had stayed at his home. In the footage, provided by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Seyyed-Emami is seen apparently preparing himself for committing suicide. Seven other members of the wildlife NGO are still behind bars. Read More »

Ahed Tamimi Returns Before Israeli Show Trial

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On Tuesday morning, Ahed Tamimi once again was brought before an Israeli military court at the Ofer Military Prison. "We believe that this is an indictment exclusively created in order to deter Ahed and other Palestinian youth to resist occupation the way she has done", Tamimi's lawyer Gaby Lasky told reporters after the hearing. Read More »

Murdered 8-year-old's mom tearfully recalls night she met Donald Smith

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Donald Smith , 61, is accused of killing Cherish Perrywinkle after befriending the family in a store. Perrywinkle recalled what Smith told her as she walked out the front door. She said, "I hope to God he doesn't kill her and I hope to God he doesn't rape her". After realizing the McDonalds was actually closed, Cherish's panicked mother borrowed a Walmart employee's cellphone to call 911, about 20 minutes after Smith had walked off with Cherish. Read More »

Is Julian Assange getting ready to freedom?

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Judge Emma Arbuthnot ruled to uphold the arrest warrant, stating that she didn't think Assange's fears of extradition from Sweden to the USA were " reasonable ". In May 2017, the US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, said that Assange's arrest was now a "priority". It now emerges that the last four years of Julian Assange's effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been entirely unnecessary. Read More »

Omarosa Says Mike Pence Is 'Scary,' Believes He's Speaking for Jesus

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Then we can make lots of money out of it.' I stared at her grasping, ferociously ambitious little eyes, and laughed: 'You must be joking, you deluded woman.' She didn't take it well. After Kelly handed her the pink slip, Manigault reportedly tried to trespass the White House residence in an effort to speak to Trump . "She probably would have stayed longer on "#Celebrity Big Brother ", but because of her own request , she was the second contestant to be evicted . Read More »

Tillerson urges Gulf states to resolve Qatar diplomatic dispute

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He continued "the Egyptian people should be confident that the U.S. commitment to continue to support Egypt in fight against terrorism and bringing security to Egyptian people is steadfast". "In Iraq and Syria, ISIS is attempting to morph into an insurgency". Tillerson travels to Kuwait next to lead the USA delegation at two global gatherings - that of the 74 members in the US-led, anti-Islamic State coalition and a conference on Iraqi reconstruction . Read More »

Cyclone Gita hits southern Fiji islands

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He said police were trying to make contact with the island from Nakolo in Hahake due to their closeness but he has yet to be updated in it. He told Checkpoint last night about an elderly woman whose house had "completely blown away from her while she was in it". Read More »

Chicago officer fatally shot inside government building

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She said she could not tell if either was an officer. Guglielmi did not have any details about the shooting, the officer's name or the officer's condition. She said the fight initiated just outside the building near a set of emergency exit stairs. "I was walking down the street and I heard 'pop-pop-pop-pop-pop, ' " Janko said. Read More »

NAFTA talks 'moving too fast' to make progress

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During his first 100 days in office, President Trump threatened to pull out of the agreement unless Canada and Mexico agreed to meet and amend the treaty, and even implied that he would be just as happy tearing the agreement up as he would be amending it. Read More »

One man dead after 'Serious Accident' at Heathrow Airport

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It is not known which type of vehicles were involved but the emergency services were called to the scene and passengers on one aircraft reportedly had to be evacuated. One was in a non-life threatening condition. Two airport-operated vehicles hit each other around 6 a.m. on Wednesday. "There have been no arrests and the Health and Safety executive has been informed". Read More »

France Will 'Strike' If Proven Syria Used Chemical Arms: Emmanuel Macron

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Former US President Barack Obama set out a red line for Syria in 2012, when he warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that the use, or even the movement, of chemical weapons would trigger US military reprisals. Following a deadly chemical weapons attack near Damascus in 2013, the United States and Russian Federation agreed a plan with Syria to remove and destroy its chemical weapons stockpile within a year. Read More »

Trump's Blue Apron-style plan to replace food stamps savaged online

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The Trump administration says that the change to food stamps would be used to cut fraud and enhance nutrition . The Trump administration wants to replace part of the country's food stamp program with a meal delivery service. She also challenged the administration's claim that it could save billions by purchasing the food directly. Knott also said that the program is created to help vulnerable populations like veterans returning from combat or seasonal workers who would lose ... Read More »

Obama jokes about grey hair in official portrait

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Mr. Barack Obama , who was the first African-American U.S. President, complimented Ms. Sherald for her portrait of Ms. Michelle Obama . Both artists are celebrated for their use of color. Dr. Eugene Gu, a columnist for The Hill, agreed, tweeting: "Michelle Obama is an elegant lady and the portrait looks nice". "There's a fight going on between him and the plants in the foreground that are trying to announce themselves", Wiley said of the painting. Read More »

Huh? Fireman missing in NY found in Sacramento

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Filippidis was part of a group of Toronto firefighters making their annual ski trip to Whiteface. Crews started searching for Constantinos "Danny" Filippidis, 49, a firefighter from Toronto, last Wednesday. According to Ramagnano, about 100 Toronto firefighters travelled to the area to help with the search, and an equal number of their colleagues agreed to backfill their shifts. Read More »

Haitian President Denounces Oxfam Handling Of Sex Scandal

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Roland van Hauwermeiren left his job at the medical charity Merlin in 2004 after a colleague claimed he hosted sex parties. Merlin later merged with Save The Children, which says it does not have access to Merlin's records. No other celebrities besides Driver have addressed the scandal yet, but we'll just have to give it time to see who comes forward in the ensuing madness. Read More »

South African cops raid home of Zuma associates amid influence-peddling probe

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While the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) are united in their sentiments on the raid, they believe the "writing had been on the wall for some time". "Over 20 people are working on the state capture investigation", said Govender. In her report‚ she found that the Free State agriculture department had failed to manage and monitor implementation of the terms of agreement with Estina in relation to budget evaluation‚ expenditure control and Estina's performance. Read More »

Peru jail twin who switched with brother is recaptured

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When his twin, Giancarlo, visited him last January, Alexander drugged him, changed into his clothes and walked out of jail. The ruse was confirmed after Giancarlo's fingerprints were taken, prompting the Ministry of the Interior to offer a reward for information leading to Alexander's capture. Read More »

Police urge graft charges against Netanyahu; process may take months

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The police recommendation will now go to Israel's Attorney General, Avichai Mendelblit, to decide on filing charges against the troubled prime minister. "I get [indictment] recommendations, and Lapid gets applause", he said. "Even the sceptics, those who believe that there is no pit Netanyahu can not extricate himself from, understand that this is the beginning of the end", Ms Kadmon said. Read More »

NYC bomber Ahmed Rahimi sentenced to life in prison

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An unrepentant, homegrown Islamic terrorist was sentenced to multiple life terms behind bars Tuesday for setting off a time bomb that injured 31 people in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood as part of a planned wave of attacks across NY and New Jersey. Read More »