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Texas board of ed drops Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history classes

Texas board of ed drops Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history classes

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures as she speaks at a campaign rally on November 2, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. A curriculum panel in Texas is recommending that former secre...

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USA slashes number of refugees to 30000 for next year

USA slashes number of refugees to 30000 for next year

The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR declined to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump's cut in refugee resettlement places on Tuesday, saying it was up to the United States to decide on its policy. In p...

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Trump’s supremely unhelpful comments on Brett Kavanaugh

Trump’s supremely unhelpful comments on Brett Kavanaugh

The developments evoked memories of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' contentious confirmation hearings in 1991 involving sexual harassment allegations lodged against him by lawyer Anita Hill . ...

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Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying

And it follows days of shouting outside the Supreme Court Building, national media offensives, claims and counter-claims about the future of legal abortion, even fiery cable-television speculation abo...

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Polish president wants a 'Fort Trump' US military base

Polish president wants a 'Fort Trump' US military base

After months of pushing for a permanent USA military presence in Poland as a bulwark against Russian Federation, the Polish president offered President Trump a new incentive tailored to his real est...

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Brennan: 'Inappropriate' for Trump to Declassify Russia Probe Documents

Brennan: 'Inappropriate' for Trump to Declassify Russia Probe Documents

A spokesman for the Department of Justice commented on Trump's order, saying: "When the President issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducted by various agenc...

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How Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are defending the allegations against him

How Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are defending the allegations against him

Ford recalled that there were two men in the room when the assault occurred, but according to the therapist's notes, Ford told her that there were four men in the room. "Most importantly I want th...

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Trump doesn't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should get involved in Kavanaugh allegation

On Monday there were no plans for the White House to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination. Trump also again attacked Democrats for "holding" onto the allegations, saying it was "a awful thing that took...

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Trump escalates trade war, sets new tariffs on $200B in Chinese goods

In response, the American President took to Twitter to rail against Cupertino. In the first two rounds of tariffs , the Trump administration was careful to try to spare consumers from the direc...

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Florence death toll rises to 23 as hurricane weakens

Florence death toll rises to 23 as hurricane weakens

The city took a direct hit when Hurricane Florence came ashore and has been largely cut off since then due to storm surges and flooding from the Cape Fear River. Surveying the murky brown water that h...

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The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

No more criminal records for possessing a packet of cannabis. We still believe there are over 600 arrests for cannabis use. Judge Zondo said there were will be cases where it is obvious that the can...

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Aerial Footage Shows The Damage Caused By Hurricane Florence in North Carolina

Aerial Footage Shows The Damage Caused By Hurricane Florence in North Carolina

At least 17 deaths were reported in North and SC. Hundreds of roads across the state are impassable. Cooper said about 2,600 people were rescued in North Carolina, along with 300 animals, and that t...

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Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

One resident staying with colleagues in a harbourside hotel told AFP they hid in the bathroom to keep safe as windows smashed in their rooms and winds swept away their belongings. The Marine Departmen...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus signs letter supporting Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

Julia Louis-Dreyfus signs letter supporting Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, one of the key swing votes on the nomination, said she wanted both Kavanaugh and Ford to testify under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which plans ...

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South Korea president leaves for North Korea

South Korea president leaves for North Korea

An end-of-war declaration would be only one step toward a more formal peace treaty, but some members of the US administration are concerned it could be used to undermine the justification for the pres...

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Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea - Defense Ministry

Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea - Defense Ministry

The war monitoring group said the target appeared to be an ammunition depot that in the compound of the state Institute for Technical Industries. "The trace of the Il-20 on flight control radars dis...

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62 cars sold in auction of Pakistan PM House vehicles

62 cars sold in auction of Pakistan PM House vehicles

Sajid Javid, the son of Pakistani immigrants, was pictured shaking hands with the newly elected Imran Khan during a visit to Pakistan. "I don't think that there will be any change in Pakistan's na...

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FEMA Presidential Alert test message postponed to October 3

FEMA Presidential Alert test message postponed to October 3

FEMA is also tasked with ensuring that the President can alert the public under all conditions in cases of national emergencies, including natural disasters and terrorist threats. During this time, WE...

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Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

The Russian surveillance plane "disappeared from radar" with reports claiming it was shot down by Syrian forces. Less than 48 hours since Israel reportedly attacked weapons depot near Damascus airpo...

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Pres. Trump declassifies documents related to Russia probe

Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said in a statement. President Trump also ordered the unredacted release of all text messages related to the Russian Federation investigation from fired FBI Director Jam...

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President OKs China tariffs

President OKs China tariffs

But Trump later raised questions about it, saying on Twitter that he was under no pressure to make a deal with Beijing and predicting that the United States "will soon be taking in Billions in Tariffs...

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Elon Musk Is Sued by Cave Rescuer Over 'Pedo Guy' Remark

The British frogman caught Musk's ire after accusing the tech tycoon of staging a "p.r. stunt" around the rescue of the boys when he arrived to Thailand with a mini submarine meant to shuttle the stra...

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Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill five in Mexico City

Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill five in Mexico City

They opened fire at a road crossing on the edge of the Plaza Garibaldi, a major tourist attraction packed with mariachi bars, police said. It's unclear whether the shooting was motivated by gang viole...

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Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee has set its vote on his nomination for this coming Thursday. Hatch also said there's "some question" whether Ford is "mixed up" and confusing Kavanaugh with someone el...

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Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

In an article published Sunday, Ford spoke with The Washington Post and said at a party in the early 1980s, when both she and Kavanaugh were high school students, Kavanaugh pushed her into a room wi...

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Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib

Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib

Russian Federation and Turkey appeared Monday to avert a potential crisis in Syria's Idlib province, announcing they would establish a "de-militarization zone" to separate rebels from Syrian gover...

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US gang victim's mum killed near memorial

US gang victim's mum killed near memorial

In May, she worked with King to have Trump appear at a round-table discussion in Long Island. Congressman Peter King says Evelyn Rodriguez of Long Island was hit Friday evening, about an hour before...

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Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?

Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?

Sen. "Instead of being a check or balance on this kind of behavior, what you're seeing are Republicans in Congress who are bending over backwards to try to shield and deflect oversight of this behav...

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Kushner says United States measures against Palestinians increase chances for Mideast peace

Kushner says United States measures against Palestinians increase chances for Mideast peace

Trump thus made it clear from the very beginning that his administration would not pressure Israel for the two-state solution and would rather take the conflict to a different direction in line with ...

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Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

Tropical Florence has broken rainfall total records in North Carolina and it still has a way to go. Numerous roads were closed, and authorities warned of the risk of landslides, tornadoes and flash ...

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Kavanaugh denies high school assault allegation

Kavanaugh denies high school assault allegation

Judge, a classmate of Kavanaugh's at the all-male Georgetown Prep the time of the alleged assault, tells stories in his 1997 memoir, Wasted: Tales of a GenX Drunk , of binge drinking at teen partie...

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Syria military claims it thwarted an Israeli missile attack

Syria military claims it thwarted an Israeli missile attack

The strike attributed to Israel also reportedly targeted several weapons storage rooms at the airport. According to the report, efforts have been made to hide the true objective of the warehouses with...

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Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), who chairs the Judiciary Committee, is reportedly trying to set up a phone call with the committee members, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual assault...

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Brett Kavanaugh: accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick goes public

Brett Kavanaugh: accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick goes public

Another senator has come forward and called for the vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court to be delayed until after his accuser speaks with members of the Judiciary ...

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Forecasters downgrade ‘risk to life’ threat of Storm Helene

Forecasters downgrade ‘risk to life’ threat of Storm Helene

Heading into Monday night is when we'll begin to see the remnants of tropical storm Helene. Helene is among a string of tropical storms brewing in the Atlantic, with mass evacuations under way in so...

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Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

The Senate Judiciary Committee has completed its hearings on Kavanaugh and planned to vote this week on his nomination by President Donald Trump to the highest court. Feinstein said Sunday that th...

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Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides

Philippine miners dead in typhoon-triggered landslides

Some roads were waist-deep in water with parts of the city cut off by floods and fallen trees on Sunday afternoon as the rains continued. Mangkhut has weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as ...

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Conciliatory mood prevails in Pyongyang ahead of inter-Korean summit

Conciliatory mood prevails in Pyongyang ahead of inter-Korean summit

The issue of declaring a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War will be high on the agenda in Pyongyang . The resumption of the Kaesong park and other dormant inter-Korean cooperation projects won't ...

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Debate swirls over the search of Botham Jean's apartment

Debate swirls over the search of Botham Jean's apartment

Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline. A family attorney says a police search warrant request shows that investi...

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MA gas-blast: Residents allowed home after fires and explosions

MA gas-blast: Residents allowed home after fires and explosions

Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials announced the move at a morning news conference and said electricity was restored to almost all affected homes and businesses in Lawrence, North Andover and Ando...

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