• Sen. Merkley: Trump Must Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
Sen. Merkley: Trump Must Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

The 56 representatives sent a letter Monday to Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy and Democrat Elijah Cummings of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. "And I think the time has come". "I thought maybe he didn't mean to do it, but I was kind of making excuses", she added. That's the part that was missing from what Nikki Hale...

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  • Who is Doug Jones, Alabama's new U.S. senator?
Who is Doug Jones, Alabama's new U.S. senator?

Jones will now assume the seat vacated by Sessions when he was nominated as USA attorney general by President Donald Trump . We're seeing that attitude play out among those who are considering holding their noses and voting for Moore anyway even if they disagree with his positions or his behavior.

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  • United States ready for North Korea talks without preconditions, says Tillerson
United States ready for North Korea talks without preconditions, says Tillerson

We can talk about the weather if you want". Tillerson stressed that the USA would not accept a nuclear-armed North Korea , as it flouts global norms and might spread weapons technology to non-state groups in ways that other nuclear powers have not.

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  • Kirsten Gillibrand calls Donald Trump tweet 'sexist smear'
Kirsten Gillibrand calls Donald Trump tweet 'sexist smear'

It's debatable whether Trump's tweet meets the dictionary definition of " slut shaming ", but as of this writing Warren's tweet has gotten more retweets and favorites than Trump's original. "I want to be absolutely clear". As for the NY senator's call for a congressional examination of the allegations against the president, Gillibrand isn't th...

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  • Early holiday gift for motorists: Gas prices continue to fall
Early holiday gift for motorists: Gas prices continue to fall

A week after falling under $2.50 a gallon, the lowest in more than a month , the price of gasoline declined another two cents, AAA said Monday in its weekly tally. By contrast, the cheapest gas is in Decatur, at $2.27 per gallon. In many states, drivers are paying as much as five cents less at the pump compared to last Monday, except for those...

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  • Sunil Ambris' nightmare tour of New Zealand ends with a fracture
Sunil Ambris' nightmare tour of New Zealand ends with a fracture

Boult took 2-52 as New Zealand bowled out the West Indies for 203 after setting the tourists a target of 444 for victory. Wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich was out for a second ball duck at 80-5, effectively 80-6, and the West Indies seemed to be tumbling towards another collapse and defeat.

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  • Haley: US will send a full delegation of athletes to Olympics
Haley: US will send a full delegation of athletes to Olympics

She later clarified in a tweet, saying: "The U.S. looks forward to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea". "I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president", she told CNN. "And certainly that is a flawless opportunity for all of them to go and do something they have worked so hard for. So we are 100 percent ...

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  • Roy Moore: 'I Never Molested Anyone'
Roy Moore: 'I Never Molested Anyone'

He said voters who cast a ballot for Democratic candidate Doug Jones are "voting against the President who they put in office at the highest level". "So it's very important for Donald Trump". "The state of Alabama deserves better", Shelby said. The election could have major implications for the balance of power in the Senate, where Republicans have...

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  • Zionists and evangelists praise White House after Trump announcement on Jerusalem
Zionists and evangelists praise White House after Trump announcement on Jerusalem

The White House said Friday that another positive report on hiring shows that " President Trump's bold economic vision continues to pay off". The letter concluded, "We are sure that you will be remembered in the history of the Jewish people forever as one who stood at the fore and was not afraid".

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  • Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon
Protesters Clash with Security Forces Near US Embassy in Lebanon

Lebanese Communist Party's Hanna Gharib said the United States was " the enemy of Palestine " and its embassy " a symbol of imperialist aggression " that must be closed. "We, the people, today want to rise up and get our message across on this issue, because it's an issue that concerns our dignity and our history", said another protester, who gav...

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  • Israeli Army commander suspended for stealing apples from a Palestinian vendor
Israeli Army commander suspended for stealing apples from a Palestinian vendor

The almost three-hour demonstration in Mount Lebanon's Awkar, north of Beirut, reflected a broad cross section of voices protesting in the wake of U.S. In announcing the embassy move, Trump said he remained "deeply committed" to finding a peace agreement, noting that the USA "would support a two-state solution if agreed to by both sides".

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  • Snow and ice weather warning coming into force
Snow and ice weather warning coming into force

The Met Office has issued yellow "be aware" warnings of snow showers and ice for parts of Scotland , Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and parts of the Midlands on Saturday. "There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off". Warnings are also in place for snow in Scotland and Northern Ireland, and for high winds i...

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  • Lilac Fire spreads from Interstate 15 to Bonsall, destroying 65 structures
Lilac Fire spreads from Interstate 15 to Bonsall, destroying 65 structures

Many areas are still under mandatory evacuation orders . It consumed about 15 acres so far, initial reports said. Describing the scene as the blaze ripped through brush after it first broke out Thursday night, he estimates the flames were traveling at 50 miles per hour as he drove through the Bonsall area.

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  • Lebanon's Hariri, Tillerson hold talks in Paris
Lebanon's Hariri, Tillerson hold talks in Paris

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said world powers had endorsed Lebanon's policy of "disassociation" from regional conflicts, and he said that it should "apply to everyone - inside and outside" the country. The meeting ended with plans for three follow-up conferences: one in Paris in early 2018 on boosting investment in Lebanon; another i...

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  • $450m Da Vinci painting bound for Louvre Abu Dhabi
$450m Da Vinci painting bound for Louvre Abu Dhabi

A Leonardo Da Vinci painting that sold for a record $450 million at auction is heading to the new Louvre in Abu Dhabi, according to the museum. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, acting through a friend and distant cousin, was the true buyer behind the purchase of Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi for a record-breaking $450....

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  • U.S. warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks
U.S. warns against scrapping Pence-Abbas talks

Four people have now been killed and dozens wounded since Trump announced the move, which drew criticism from every other member of the UN Security Council at an emergency meeting on Friday. A possible meeting with Pence has also been turned down by Egypt's Coptic Church, MENA state news agency reported. He is set to travel to Israel and to the Wes...

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  • Pope Francis Proposes Change to Lord's Prayer
Pope Francis Proposes Change to Lord's Prayer

He indicated that it or something similar should be applied worldwide.The Rev Ian Paul, an Anglican theologian, said the Pope's comments would make traditionalists nervous. "It is not God who tempts us into sin but the enemy of human nature", he said. Francis also noted the many important figures, both in the classical and the Christian tradition...

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  • Voting for 1st phase of Gujarat elections today
Voting for 1st phase of Gujarat elections today

The election is viewed as a prestige battle for Modi and a litmus test for the leadership of soon-to-be Congress chief Rahul Gandhi .The campaign shaped up as a duel between Modi and Gandhi, and often turned personal. "In every part of the country, the Congress has misled the Muslim community". On Friday, after the campaign deadline for Phase ...

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  • Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj
Pak to give visa to Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj

An Indian High Commission official will also be allowed to be present at the meeting, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), stating that the request for meeting was made on November 13. Pakistan has proposed that the meeting take place on December 25 but the Indian government is expected take a final decision on the date after consult...

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  • Winter storm hitting Deep South not expected to impact Northeast Mississippi
Winter storm hitting Deep South not expected to impact Northeast Mississippi

Snow mixed with rain is predicted Friday across Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and into western SC. - When exactly the rain might turn to sleet and when the sleet might turn to snow (if it occurs). Over north Louisiana there is a dry cold front where the colder and drier air is located. Some on the northern edge could see nothing at all, and other...

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  • Trump, Trump Jr., And The Attorney-Client Privilege
Trump, Trump Jr., And The Attorney-Client Privilege

Republican members, however, said that they felt that Donald Trump Jr . had been forthcoming, according to a report by the New York Times . You know, as we were walking out, [Goldstone] said 'Listen, I'm sorry for that. Congressional investigators have uncovered emails that indicate parties involved in the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower had sub...

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  • Netflix's Black Mirror Reveals Season 4 Trailer, Release Date
Netflix's Black Mirror Reveals Season 4 Trailer, Release Date

From the 1960s hairstyles to the Khan-style villain on a planet that looks like a quarry, the Netflix episode looks like a huge wink towards the classic series. "Hang the DJ" jumps feet first into the dating world , with a piece of technology that appears to predict the length of two people's relationship as they embark upon it.

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  • 3 dead, including gunman, after New Mexico school shooting
3 dead, including gunman, after New Mexico school shooting

A police officer who responded to a mass shooting at a Florida nightclub and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder is losing his job. All schools in town closed for the day, but authorities said there were no other credible threats to students at the high school or other schools in the neighbouring communities of Bloomfield or Farmingto...

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  • Travel disruption as Storm Caroline brings gales and snow showers
Travel disruption as Storm Caroline brings gales and snow showers

The weather service has upgraded its warning to amber in northern parts of Scotland, instructing residents to be prepared to deal with extreme conditions. Sunday's weather warning is in force from 04.00 on Sunday until 23:55. CNR International said it would remove all of the 159 staff on Ninian South, about 240 miles from Aberdeen, from the struc...

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  • Climate change: Obama regrets lack of U.S. leadership
Climate change: Obama regrets lack of U.S. leadership

Obama talked about the lack of USA leadership on climate issues in Paris on Saturday. Earlier this year, Trump declared that the USA would no longer be a part of the landmark 2015 accord with 196 countries, claiming the non-binding agreement imposed unfair standards on American businesses and workers.

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  • North Korea | Senior UN official in Pyongyang to meet top leaders
North Korea | Senior UN official in Pyongyang to meet top leaders

An official of the USA state department said it was "aware" of the planned trip when asked if Washington backed the visit, reported Reuters. The UN confirmed that he will be staying for four days, and will meet with several senior North Korean officials, including foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, and vice-minister Pak Myong Guk.

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  • Texas cop shot dead in line of duty while serving warrant
Texas cop shot dead in line of duty while serving warrant

One police officers took him to the Central Texas Medical Center in a police vehicle where the doctors pronounced him dead at 3:55 p.m. The suspect was shot during the shootout and was transported to a hospital in Austin, police said. They described him as a hard-working and well-liked member of the department and said he leaves behind a wife and f...

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  • Online menswear retailer to open 18 locations in 2018; reduces delivery time
Online menswear retailer to open 18 locations in 2018; reduces delivery time

The incredible store even features Starbucks' first-ever augmented reality experience where digitally-savvy customers can point their phone at different features around the venue to receive instant information and feedback on anything from the bean to coffee process, to varying brewing methods.

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  • Trump Wants to Drastically Shrink These National Monuments
Trump Wants to Drastically Shrink These National Monuments

Lucas St. Clair, whose family donated the land, said he remained optimistic that the president would retain the property for future generations. "The Antiquities Act was created to protect rather than prevent, and no president, under the authority of the Antiquities Act, has the authority to arbitrarily remove the public from their lands, reduc...

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  • Legendary congressman John Conyers retires amid pleas for him to stay
Legendary congressman John Conyers retires amid pleas for him to stay

More than 200 people showed up for a rally Monday morning in northwest Detroit to support embattled Congressman John Conyers , insisting he deserves due process regarding allegations of sexual harassment. "This too shall pass", he said, calling in from a local hospital. He's been re-elected 25 times since and is the longest-serving current memb...

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