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House Dems Unveil Legislation to Protect Mueller

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The Times reported on Tuesday that Trump told his advisers in December that he wanted to shut down Mueller's probe after his team subpoenaed Deutshe Bank for records on Trump. A spherical of Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation, who's been indicted , how are the tied to President Trump , and who's gotten plea provides? President Donald Trump refuted claims Thursday that he considered firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller past year, arguing that he would have already been ... Read More »

West weighs Syria attack that could lead to confrontation with Russian Federation

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Syria, Iran and Russian Federation say Israel was behind an air strike on a Syrian air base on Monday that killed seven Iranian military personnel, something Israel has neither confirmed nor denied. Sanders adds that US officials are "continuing to assess intelligence" and are "engaged in conversations with our partners and allies". The war plans of British leaders have been complicated in recent years by the memory of Britain's 2003 decision to invade Iraq after asserting - wrongly, as it ... Read More »

Divided UN fails to agree on response to Syria chemical weapons use

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The 15-member council is due to vote on a US -drafted resolution that would establish a new inquiry to lay blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria. There was little expectation that members of Congress would object if Trump launched an attack on Syria, despite some calls for lawmakers to exert their power to authorize military action. Read More »

Finland gave another permission to the "Nord stream-2"

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Nord Stream 2, which aims to carry Russian gas to Europe, said it now expects a final approval from Finnish authorities within the next few weeks. The first resolution of the government of Finland for the construction of a gas pipeline in the Finnish exclusive economic zone, issued last week. Read More »

Nine loses Australia cricket broadcast rights to rivals Seven, Foxtel

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Channel Seven has reportedly won rights to broadcast all Cricket Australia test matches, while Foxtel was revealed to have rights for One Day Internationals and T20 internationals. "But most of all, Nine is excited by our new partnership with Tennis Australia - a partnership that enables us to further evolve our business model into a new future, a partnership built on common values and vision to mutually build the game and Nine's business as we connect with more audiences the way they choose. Read More »

How Analysts Feel About Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)?

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In other news, major shareholder Bruce R. Berkowitz sold 350,700 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. Members of the Federal Reserve voted unanimously to raise borrowing costs by a quarter percentage point and expressed confidence that the economy would strengthen and inflation would rise in coming months. Read More »

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling trade dispute with US

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Chinese warplanes conducted 25 drills around Taiwan between August 2016 and mid-December previous year, according to Taipei. Trade talks between the world's biggest economies broke down last week after the Trump administration demanded that China curtail support for high-technology industries, a person familiar with the situation said, signaling that a resolution may be some ways off. Read More »

Cantwell releases statement on new plan to raise park fees

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The new fees, effective January 1, 2020, will be $30 per vehicle (up from $25 currently), $25 per motorcycle (up from $20) and $15 per pedestrian or bicyclist (up from $12). National park entrance fees are broken up into four groups based on park size and type. "Every dollar spent to rebuild our parks will help bolster the gateway communities that rely on park visitation for economic vitality", Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said. Read More »

Pets Dead, Residents Displaced in Linda Vista House Fire

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Firefighters from Aetna's Hose, Hook, and Ladder, along woth mutual aid from across New Castle County are responding to Chestnut Ave in Newark for reports of a house fire. No injuries were reported. The Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department and State Fire Marshal's Office are now working to determine the cause of the fire. Read More »

Drake wants to include a Fortnite reference on his new album

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Drake is willing to jump on board the Fortnite bandwagon and release a song about it on his next album . A Hotline Bling emote is something that players have been calling for since Drake's first Fortnite appearance, and while Epic declined to comment on the matter when asked by Kotaku , I can't imagine that it would let this opportunity pass by. Read More »

Man accused of rape is now charged with murder

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Berkeley police dispatchers then entered the Lexus into their stolen vehicle system and at 9:35 a.m. on Monday were contacted by officers in a California Highway Patrol helicopter who said they had spotted the stolen Lexus at Golden Gate Fields in Albany. Read More »

Cohen cites 'ongoing criminal investigation' in bid to delay Stormy Daniels suit

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Cohen notified US District Court in Los Angeles yestersday he intends to request a stay in Daniels' lawsuit against him and Trump "on the grounds that an ongoing criminal investigation overlaps with the facts of this case", a reference to the possibility that his testimony could be used by prosecutors to build a related criminal case against Cohen. Read More »

Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking

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The Texas and California attorneys general worked together to find evidence that adult and child sex trafficking victims were forced into prostitution, Breitbart Texas reported . Also Thursday, prosecutors in Texas and California said CEO Carl Ferrer pleaded guilty to money laundering. The case against alleged co-conspirators, Lacey and Larkin, continues in Sacramento County Superior Court. Read More »

Red Sox' Kelly, Yankees' Austin suspended

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The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have never been the best of friends - and that was never more apparent than during their meeting on Wednesday night. NY jumped on Boston's bullpen, adding four more runs over next three innings. In the fourth inning Wednesday, Gregorius fell behind Heath Hembree 0-2 and still lifted a fly ball deep enough to left to score Brett Gardner . Read More »

World Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

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People should know they should be good". More than 100,000 others including non-Jewish Poles, Roma, Soviet prisoners of war and anti-Nazi resistance fighters also died there, according to the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum. General Holocaust awareness is virtually universal, with 89 percent of Americans saying they have definitely heard of the Holocaust, 94 percent of Americans aware that the Jews were the victims of the Holocaust, and 83 percent aware that Adolf Hitler was a key perpetrator ... Read More »

Donald Trump Plans to Pardon Dick Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

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Libby was embroiled in an investigation into who leaked Central Intelligence Agency operative Valerie Plame's identity. Plame, a covert agent, had denied Libya was a source to Iraq for nuclear materials. Trump used his pardon authority previous year when he pardoned Joe Arpaio , a controversial sheriff in Arizona who had been convicted of criminal contempt related to his hard-line tactics going after undocumented immigrants. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Admits His Personal Data Was Compromised During Cambridge Analytica Leak

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It seems clear Facebook is going to have to unlock that data, because as Lujan stated "We've got to fix that". The Facebook chief executive told House members that he was part of the data breach . Buschon explained that he and his mother had a conversation about her deceased brother and later on Facebook , his mother saw a memorial photo collage of her brother come up. Read More »

Wilson expected to go first in WNBA draft

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She averaged 22.6 points and 11.8 rebounds in her senior season. Less than an hour after the first pick was announced, Gulich heard her name called and she could finally start planning the next chapter of her basketball career. "With Loryn, she's a great competitor who has the strength and athletic ability to play in that league". "He definitely liked that I was able to get up and down the floor quickly", Atkins said, "but he wanted me to extend my range from the three-point line". Read More »

USA has blood samples that show nerve agent used in Syria attack

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President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat as they attend a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017. The Cabinet agreed on the need to "take action" to deter further chemical weapons use by Assad, but added that May would continue to consult with allies to coordinate an global response. Read More »

Father Accused of Incest Killed Dover Woman, Infant

Lawrence Ash. Steven Pladl and his ex-wife, Katie's birth mother Alyssa, gave her up for adoption shortly after she was born in 1998. Jeff Weinzievl, a New Milford resident who lives near the intersection where Katie Pladl and her adoptive father were found, told the Connecticut Post he was feeding his horses when he heard six to eight shots from what sounded like a semi-automatic weapon. Read More »

Cohen FBI raid was linked to 'Access Hollywood' tape, warrant says

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Agents also searched files linked to deals along with other women. Trump has denied their accusations. Former Trump campaign manager Cory Lewandowki wrote a book a year ago, Let Trump Be Trump , that detailed the president's preference for eating McDonalds sandwiches, drinking soda and ordering well-done steaks with ketchup . Read More »

School district to arm teachers with miniature bats

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A rural school district in Pennsylvania also grabbed headlines last month for saying it would give buckets of river rocks to teachers to potentially ward off school shooters . The Congress of Unions of Teachers in the Malaysian Education Service has asked the Education Ministry to consider giving the schools involved in GE14 replacement leave on May 10. Read More »

Russian Federation calls UN Security Council meeting on Syria

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On Thursday, Assad met with Ali Akbar Velayati, the Iranian top adviser for International Affairs in Damascus , according to the Syrian government's Syrian Arab News Agency ( SANA ). 'Russia , America, the European Union, all the neighbouring countries, Iran, Saudia Arabia have got to be involved in ensuring there is a real ceasefire and a political process that does give hope to the people of Syria in the future. Read More »

EPA aide says he was forced out after questioning Scott Pruitt's spending

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There are also numerous allegations about the EPA chief's hotel spending. The letter addressed to Trump states that while Chmielewski repeatedly reaffirmed his loyalty to Trump, Chmielewski explained his decision to speak out against Pruitt as, "regardless of political party, 'right is right, and wrong is wrong'". Read More »

Alibaba Group (BABA) PT Set at $204.00 by Deutsche Bank

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M Kraus & Company who had been investing in Enbridge Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.02 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $13.38. Johnson Financial Group Inc, which manages about $8.40 billion and $816.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR) by 25,949 shares to 42,342 shares, valued at $3.25 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Read More »