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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praises Trump's SCOTUS pick

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praises Trump's SCOTUS pick

Kavanaugh and Thomas M. Hardiman , people familiar with the discussions said. The Judicial Crisis Network is set to launch an advertising blitz in an attempt to pressure red state Democratic senat...

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Brexit crisis - what's next for Theresa May?

Brexit crisis - what's next for Theresa May?

May, having finally signaled her vision for Brexit , spent two hours in parliament defiantly defending the plans and called for Brussels to engage fully or risk the damaging prospect of Britain leavi...

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President Trump Pardons Cattle Ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond

President Trump Pardons Cattle Ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond

The two OR ranchers were imprisoned in 2012 for arson, in a fire that encroached on Federal lands, and the incident is commonly viewed as a precursor to the Bundy family's infamous stands against the ...

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Yankees' Cashman, Arizona Cardinals owner back Trump's Supreme Court pick

Yankees' Cashman, Arizona Cardinals owner back Trump's Supreme Court pick

Both senators have been non-committal toward Kavanaugh's nomination. Kavanaugh is a longtime fixture of the Republican legal establishment. Since 2006, he has been a judge on the federal appeals c...

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First boys emerge from cave

First boys emerge from cave

He said the healthiest were taken out first, and the next phase of the operation would start in 10-20 hours. Four of the boys were rescued Sunday, and authorities are now working to replenish air ...

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Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says

Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says

Speaking at the White House , Kavanaugh pledged to preserve the Constitution and said that "a judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law". "I've never seen it this dys...

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Rescuers free eighth boy from cave in Thailand

Rescuers free eighth boy from cave in Thailand

On Sunday, officials waited until several hours after the rescued boys had been transported to hospitals to announce their rescue. On Monday afternoon, Osatanakorn said the same group of divers invo...

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Jim Acosta: Trump Reviewed Kavanaugh on Indicting Sitting President

Jim Acosta: Trump Reviewed Kavanaugh on Indicting Sitting President

Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, where he served at one time with Trump's sister, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry. Now, McConnell applied the rule change to High Court nominees as well. "There is...

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Charter plane crashes near Wonderboom airport north of Pretoria

Charter plane crashes near Wonderboom airport north of Pretoria

He said: " We suspect that the plane was on its way to the Wonderboom airport ". Unconfirmed reports said one person was critically injured. The Aviodrome aerospace theme park in the Netherlands...

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Trump says 'up to the people' whether to back Prime Minister May

Trump says 'up to the people' whether to back Prime Minister May

Johnson, a potential successor to May, resigned Monday as foreign secretary and reportedly savaged her Brexit plan as "a big turd". But Sir Kim Darroch, UK ambassador to the U.S., said the pre...

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Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?

Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee?

Judge Kavanaugh, 53, has been nominated to replace long-serving conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy , who announced his retirement in June at the age of 81. But there may be more to Trump's ch...

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Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary

Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary

Writing on Twitter, he added: "Huge honour to be appointed Foreign Secretary at this critical moment in our country's history". "And it would be a split coming from the top, not from the members o...

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UK PM May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans

UK PM May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans

With less than nine months left until Britain is due to leave the bloc, May is sticking to her plan for a "business friendly" Brexit. He added that plans to create a common rulebook for goods and ag...

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Man jumps from moving vehicle after witnessing crash that killed 5

Man jumps from moving vehicle after witnessing crash that killed 5

Mary Rose Trinidad , the girls' mother , had serious injuries and was taken to the hospital. The driver of the truck, a 44-year-old man from East New Market, Maryland , will not be identified by a...

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Murder probe raises stakes in nerve agent case

Murder probe raises stakes in nerve agent case

The Metropolitan police have launched a murder investigation after Dawn Sturgess , 44, from Durrington died. Moscow has rejected the accusations and has hit back by expelling Western diplomats. Mr Ja...

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At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire

At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire

The crash occurred Sunday afternoon in Williamsburg, starting a fire in the building. The crash sparked a large fire, according to CNN affiliate WAVY-TV. The FAA later tweeted that only the pilot wa...

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WhatsApp fights fake news with Indian newspaper ads

WhatsApp fights fake news with Indian newspaper ads

The company will highlight messages to help users understand that it has not been originally typed out. Earlier this month, Facebook Inc, Whatsapp's parent firm, in a letter to the Ministry of Com...

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Trump heads to Europe, says Putin 'easiest' of his meetings

Trump heads to Europe, says Putin 'easiest' of his meetings

Before he left Andrews Air Force Base, President Trump reiterated his demand for the U.S. to pay less and other members of the Western military alliance to pay more, and he linked the issue to the...

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Fewer than half of child-parent reunions will meet deadline: ACLU

Fewer than half of child-parent reunions will meet deadline: ACLU

But only 56 out of about 85 children under five who are eligible for reunification will have been reunited with their parents by the Tuesday deadline . The children have been housed in shelters from ...

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Thai authorities work to salvage sunken boat; search on for 14 missing

Thai authorities work to salvage sunken boat; search on for 14 missing

Numerous dead were found drifting face down in the water, still wearing life jackets, several kilometers from where the three-decker vessel Phoenix sank after being hit by five-meter (15-foot) high ...

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Third mission underway at Thailand cave, aims to rescue all left

Third mission underway at Thailand cave, aims to rescue all left

It could take two to four days complete the mission, officials said . Officials have confirmed at least two more boys have been rescued from the cave. Officials are considering allowing the boys ...

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Third mission underway to rescue final 5 from Thai cave

Third mission underway to rescue final 5 from Thai cave

A doctor and three Thai Navy SEALs, who have stayed with the group since shortly after they were discovered huddled on a muddy ledge deep inside the Tham Luang cave complex, will also come out, Naro...

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Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei

Taiwan protests Air India move to change name to Chinese Taipei

As per China's " One China Policy ", regions such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tibet are considered provinces of China and are not thought of as separate, independent states. The Indian Express report...

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DoD Personnel Assist in Thai Cave Rescue Operations

DoD Personnel Assist in Thai Cave Rescue Operations

The rescued kids are now in the hospital, where they should receive the proper care before being released to their families. Narongsak said after the first four boys were rescued that they would be ...

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Trump's Ex-Driver Is Suing Him Over 3300 Hours Of Unpaid Overtime

Trump's Ex-Driver Is Suing Him Over 3300 Hours Of Unpaid Overtime

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sits in a limousine as he departs jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York August 17, 2015. A Trump Organization spokesperson said Cintron...

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Trudeau Addresses Allegation He Groped Female Reporter

Trudeau Addresses Allegation He Groped Female Reporter

Rose Knight also confirmed Friday, July 6, she is the reporter who was referred to in an editorial 18 years ago in the Creston Valley Advance that said she was groped by Trudeau while covering ...

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BEIJING BETRAYAL? Trump Accuses China of MEDDLING in North Korea Talks

BEIJING BETRAYAL? Trump Accuses China of MEDDLING in North Korea Talks

It also came as tensions have markedly escalated between Beijing and Washington over trade and a long list of security and political issues, including Taiwan and the South China Sea. At last month's...

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Five points of interest about Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Five points of interest about Judge Brett Kavanaugh

Hardiman , 52, who was also appointed by Bush, serves on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The decision has far-reaching implications for America on everything from abortion to guns to immigrati...

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Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's new nominee for the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's new nominee for the Supreme Court

He has said the indictment of a president would not serve the public interest. "I believe that an independent judiciary is the crown jewel of our constitutional republic". That kind of thinking coul...

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Russian Federation coach not getting carried away despite calls of support from Putin

Russian Federation coach not getting carried away despite calls of support from Putin

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman told the reporters here on Thursday that Washington will continue to hold Moscow "accountable" for its alleged "malign activities" despite the upcoming meeti...

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Canadian breastfeeding advocates alarmed by US opposition to United Nations resolution

Canadian breastfeeding advocates alarmed by US opposition to United Nations resolution

The United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly in Geneva this spring became the scene of a surprising showdown, as the US battled with other nations over a resolution supporting the use of breast...

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Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand

Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand

When asked if the four boys rescued on Sunday had eaten pad grapao, the Thai meat basil dish they'd been clamoring for, Osatanakorn said no, but that they were "fine" and could eat other normal food...

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Captain Kane sends touching message to five-year-old cancer patient Ben

Captain Kane sends touching message to five-year-old cancer patient Ben

Rather than the player who anxious about making a mistake against Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier in October past year, the Leicester City defender is now the player who makes the difference. "...

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Giuliani 'Close To Determining' That Trump Won't Sit Down With Mueller

Giuliani 'Close To Determining' That Trump Won't Sit Down With Mueller

He called it "the most corrupt investigation I have ever seen", taking his cue from the president. Mueller is a Republican , as is Deputy Attorney General Rod J. President Donald Trump's attorney...

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Pompeo brushes off North Korean 'gangster' claim

Pompeo brushes off North Korean 'gangster' claim

In a statement issued by a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman and carried by the Korean Central News Agency , North Korea lashed out at the USA for seeking "unilateral and forced denuclearisat...

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Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 gang-rape

Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 gang-rape

Justice Bhushan said that "the ambit and scope of a review petition is well-defined and can only be entertained if there is judicial fallibility, miscarriage of justice and error apparent in the earli...

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U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait

U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait

Two U.S. Navy ships sailed through the Taiwan Strait Saturday, a move that comes amid increasing tension between the Trump administration and China over trade. The last American warship to transit ...

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Bill Kelly: Asylum-seekers policy dust-up is nothing new

Bill Kelly: Asylum-seekers policy dust-up is nothing new

For more Kinsella, surf over to his website where he has been breaking news on this fledgling scandal and catch his podcast KinsellaCast on iTunes or Google Play. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau m...

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European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops

European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops

Representatives of 17 civil society organizations were marching with the slogan "Make peace great again", mimicking Trump's campaign slogan in the 2016 US presidential election of "Making America grea...

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Ten killed in Turkish train accident

Ten killed in Turkish train accident

The train derailed in the province of Tekirdag. The exact cause of the crash is unclear but authorities have blamed bad weather and a landslide for the accident. Over the past few years, Turkish cit...

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