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Steny Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader

Steny Hoyer Elected House Majority Leader She will need about 218 votes to claim the job as Democrats will take control of the House in January after their gains in the November 6 congressional elections. 3 Democratic leader, should be targeted too. Her top two deputies, Reps. The lopsided 203-32 tally showed both the weakness of her opposition but also the challenges ahead. [Full Article...]

Dallas police officer who shot man in his own apartment indicted

Four-year police veteran Amber Guyger , 30, was originally charged with manslaughter three days after the September 6, slaying of Botham Shem Jean, 26, a native of the Caribbean island of St. The chief outlined some of her policy changes. Johnson said murder constitutes someone "intentionally and knowingly" committing a crime, whereas manslaughter involves "recklessly doing something". [Full Article...]

Goldman says escalation 'most likely' outcome of Trump-Xi dinner

Goldman says escalation 'most likely' outcome of Trump-Xi dinner The pair high-fived and shared a laugh, as the leaders of 19 countries and the European Union came together to hear the summit's opening remarks from Argentina's President Mauricio Macri. (EPA) Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to urge the United States to soften its hardline stance on trade with China . One potential bright spot at the summit could be the signing of a revised US-... [Full Article...]

Gunman in deadly Alabama mall shooting arrested in Georgia

Gunman in deadly Alabama mall shooting arrested in Georgia Police have said a Hoover police officer who was working security at the mall during the start of Black Friday shopping heard shots and responded within seconds. Bradford's relatives have said he had a permit to carry a gun legally, and their attorney Ben Crump has quoted witnesses as saying Bradford was trying to help when he was gunned down. [Full Article...]

Comey Files Legal Challenge to Block House Republican Subpoena

Comey Files Legal Challenge to Block House Republican Subpoena In theory, Comey could lose his court challenge and still win what he's seeking, if he manages to convince the judge to pause his subpoena until the House flips to Democratic control at year's end. "I don't get a chance to say this often, but I do think Jim Comey is right", Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House government oversight committee told CBS in an interview which aired on No... [Full Article...]

Macron to meet Saudi crown prince in Argentina

Macron to meet Saudi crown prince in Argentina It would be largely a symbolic move, however, as House Republican leaders have given no indication they would take up the war powers measure before the end of the year - the end of the current Congress. The debate, which may take place next week, would centre on a measure to restrict U.S. support for the Saudi military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, where a humanitarian disaster is unfol... [Full Article...]

Honduran Murderer in Migrant Caravan Caught Illegally Crossing into U.S.

Honduran Murderer in Migrant Caravan Caught Illegally Crossing into U.S. Charges were not filed because the administration generally doesn't separate families and because Customs and Border Protection didn't collect enough evidence needed to build cases, including the names of arresting officers, according to a USA official familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

Woman, Baby Daughter Killed By Grizzly Bear At Remote Cabin

Woman, Baby Daughter Killed By Grizzly Bear At Remote Cabin Theoret taught French at a local elementary school in Whitehorse and was on maternity leave. He was about 100 metres (330ft) from the cabin he shared with his wife and daughter when he was charged by a grizzly bear. "Everybody is totally devastated right now", Mr Beaupré said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the coroner are investigating the "suspected bear attack", a statement said. [Full Article...]

Will this Sikh shrine build corridors of peace between India and Pakistan?

Will this Sikh shrine build corridors of peace between India and Pakistan? Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday assured that he will look into the case of a 33-year-old Indian prisoner, who has been languishing in a Pakistani jail after being arrested for illegally entering the country from Afghanistan, reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online. [Full Article...]

Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says

Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says His son George W. Bush later took over the White House, serving as President for two terms from 2001 to 2009. His wife Barbara Bush died on April 17. The day after her death, Mr Bush was hospitalised with a blood infection. Former U.S. President Barack Obama tweeted his condolences, saying "America has lost a patriot and humble servant ..." Bush was the hero of The World War II, who was ... [Full Article...]

Anchorage residents say quake was worst in years

Anchorage residents say quake was worst in years The temblor hit shortly before 9:30 a.m.at a depth of 42 km, shaking buildings in the state's largest city and reportedly causing some people to run out of their workplaces. The NOAA alert said that "for other USA and Canadian Pacific coasts in North America, the level of tsunami danger is being evaluated". The quake broke store windows, opened cracks in a two-story building downtown, disrupted ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Ivanka And Mnuchin 'Exchanged Pleasantries' With Saudi Crown Prince

Trump, Ivanka And Mnuchin 'Exchanged Pleasantries' With Saudi Crown Prince But the warm reception Mr Putin gave Prince Salman is likely to inflame tensions rather than ease them. World leaders welcomed Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Friday at the G20 summit . In a video posted by the Saudi Gazette newspaper the two leaders can be seen speaking in hushed tones with their heads close together. In the audio of the conversation, it's possible to make out the ... [Full Article...]

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After UN Speech Critical Of Israel

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After UN Speech Critical Of Israel Speaking on the occasion of the annual International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, he also appeared to justify terrorism, saying the international community must allow the Palestinian Arabs to use any methods necessary to resist Israel, implying that violence against Israel is legitimate. [Full Article...]

Ukraine closes border to all Russian males between 16 and 60

Ukraine closes border to all Russian males between 16 and 60 Moscow has been supporting Russian separatists in the east of the country with troops and weapons. The European Union described the move as "a gross violation of worldwide law and of the territorial integrity of Ukraine ". Petro Tsigikal, head of Ukraine's border guard service, said border checkpoints were being bolstered , according to a statement on the presidential website. [Full Article...]

Japanese startup among firms chosen for NASA's moon delivery bid

Japanese startup among firms chosen for NASA's moon delivery bid But no United States spacecraft has touched down on the Moon since the last Apollo mission in 1972, and it's been exactly 50 years since NASA last sent a robotic mission to the lunar surface. Trump's administration was clear in its directive requesting that the NASA Administrator shall, 'Lead an innovative and sustainable program of exploration with commercial and worldwide partners to enable... [Full Article...]

Mexico migrant caravan LEAVES US border: Hundreds home after violence and sickness

Mexico migrant caravan LEAVES US border: Hundreds home after violence and sickness Also present at Thursday's press conference was the activist group Pueblas Sin Fronteras, who have consistently denied organizing the migrant caravan that set off from Honduras six weeks ago, igniting a political firestorm and promoting an irate President Donald Trump to send U.S. [Full Article...]

Syria shoots down 'Israeli war plane' near Damascus

Syria shoots down 'Israeli war plane' near Damascus Syrian and Russian media reported earlier that the Bashar al-Assad regime's air defense systems had neutralized some targets that were conducting airstrikes in the country's south. Israeli troops on the Golan Heights on Friday found a number of fragments of a Syrian surface-to-air missile that was sacked during an alleged Israeli airstrike on Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria the night before... [Full Article...]

Trump's mixed signals on trade war keep markets on edge

Trump's mixed signals on trade war keep markets on edge President Donald Trump told reporters Thursday he was "close" to doing something on trade with China , CNBC reported. "I'm open to making a deal, but frankly, I like the deal we have right now". "I would be very surprised if Trump and Putin don't meet, at least informally", Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group, said on "The Daily Briefing" Thursday. [Full Article...]

NASA engineers celebrated InSight landing with National Football League handshake

NASA engineers celebrated InSight landing with National Football League handshake While the information gathered will be interesting in providing a better understanding of Mars, the hope is that it will also clue us in on information about Earth, a similarly rocky planet that nonetheless developed quite differently. A carefully orchestrated sequence - already fully preprogrammed on board the spacecraft - unfolded over the following several minutes, coined "six and a half minute... [Full Article...]

Convicted Serial Killer Confessed To 90 Murders Including Six In South Florida

Convicted Serial Killer Confessed To 90 Murders Including Six In South Florida The FBI said today that a 78-year-old man now imprisoned in Texas has confessed to committing 90 murders across the country from 1970 to 2005. The confessions came in a series of conversations Little had with Texas investigators that began in September, after he was granted a request to transfer from the California prison system to the Ector County Jail in Texas . [Full Article...]


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