Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel

18 Oct, 2018

Trump sat down for a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press . Thomas told the Post that he wants to make everyone as good-looking as he can and tries to "shed the pounds where I need to". [He] said something like, "I'm in the Oval Office with Darrell Issa, who you know, and Vice President Pence". Trump also claimed, without providing evidence, that immigrants were "grabbing children and they're using children to come in to our country in many cases".


Harvard admissions trial opens with university accused of bias against Asian Americans

18 Oct, 2018

SFFA is headed by Edward Blum, an activist involved in other high-profile cases that have challenged the use of race in colleges admissions. The trial is expected to last three weeks, with the final decision to be made by U.S. Affirmative action turned into a "results-driven" effort to integrate American colleges and end race rioting, he said. An applicant's race, standing alone, would never the reason for admission, Lee said, with Harvard's "whole person review" created to ensure that no ...


#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns as MoS MEA after sexual harassment allegations

18 Oct, 2018

According to the established procedure, the resignation will now be sent to the President. Although there is no official information on whether Akbar has voluntarily stepped down or he was asked to leave, inside sources say, Akbar was instructed to put down his papers.


Ukrainian Air Force Confirms Death of US Serviceman in Su-27 Crash

18 Oct, 2018

Air Forces Europe said in a Tuesday statement. Ukrainian officials first reported the incident, noting that two pilots aboard the Su-27 had been killed in the crash during the joint multi-national exercise with US and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation air forces in the Khmelnytskyi region, according to The Associated Press .


Sabarimala Set To Open For All Women Today, Kerala On Edge

18 Oct, 2018

Kerala's industry minister E.P. Jayarajan told reporters that 10 journalists, five devotees and 15 police officers were attacked by protesters and 10 buses were damaged. Party leader and MP V Muraleedharan said the government should shed its stubbornness and respect the sentiments of the people of Kerala. "Who are men to decide where women can go or not?" she said.


Top GOP Senate allies join Trump in mocking Warren

17 Oct, 2018

However, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) Native American DNA test announcement , Carlson said that effort proved largely fruitless. Elizabeth Warren took, which showed she has Native American ancestry, is "completely irrelevant to the process" of determining her tribal identity, the Cherokee Secretary of State told NPR's Morning Edition .


Possible one-year extension to Brexit transition

17 Oct, 2018

On Monday, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds threatened to frustrate Theresa May's minority government should any Brexit deal "break up or fracture" the Union. "We want to secure a deal as quickly as possible". That would give time to fully flesh out this temporary customs arrangement. Mrs May replied: "He asked me if the Chequers plan was dead, the answer is no".


Trump Lauds One-Time Rival Ted Cruz, Bashes Texas Senate Race Opponent

17 Oct, 2018

A former Ivy League debate champion, Cruz shot back: 'It's clear Congressman O'Rourke's pollsters have told him to come out on the attack'. 'Senator Cruz is not going to be honest with you. Kennedy assassination. Democrat Beto O'Rourke is hoping to reverse polls showing him fading against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one of the nation's most-watched.


Trump says he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

17 Oct, 2018

Trump openly questioned Ford's claims and mocked the broader #MeToo movement during a rally in MS, just days after the woman gave emotional testimony about her allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "Have you seen what's gone on with the polls?" "We speak for a Constitution created to protect the minority interests against the majority", he said.


Elizabeth Warren hits back at Donald Trump by releasing DNA test

17 Oct, 2018

The co-hosts of " The View " clashed over the DNA test results for Sen. "What she was doing was saying , 'This is what I was told as a kid'". This is what my brothers and I were told by my mom and my dad, my Mamaw and my Papaw. Kim TallBear, a researcher at the University of Alberta, called Warren's claims "yet another strike" against "tribal sovereignty". While the average American has.18 percent Native ancestry, Warren could be as low as.1 percent or only as high as a pathetic 1.6 ...


Boko Haram kills another aid worker as deadline expires

17 Oct, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday spoke with Mohammed Liman, father of Hauwa Liman , the International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC ) midwife who was slain by Boko Haram terrorists . The Nigerian government called the murder "inhuman and ungodly". " We will continue to pray for her safety with a hope that one day she will return home and restored all our happiness ".


N Korea seeks 'substantive outcome' in talks with South

17 Oct, 2018

North Korea's state media on Tuesday criticized Washington's position, saying it threatens to erase the trust that has supposedly been created in high-level talks so far. At the most recent summit between Moon and Kim, the two leaders committed to reviving economic cooperation when possible, voicing optimism that worldwide sanctions could end and allow such activity.


Trump tells Mattis "I'm a hundred percent with you"

17 Oct, 2018

FILE - From left, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and national security adviser John Bolton listen as U.S. President Donald Trump meets with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House in Washington .


Eighteen people killed in armed attack on Crimean college

17 Oct, 2018

The director of the vocational college, in the Black Sea city of Kerch, told local media that after the blast a gunman went through the school killing anyone he could find, and that children's bodies were "everywhere". Most of the victims were students. "I locked the door, hoping he wouldn't hear me", the paper quoted Gavrilov as saying. Photos from the scene posted by Kerch.FM showed debris on the ground and windows of the building blown out.


In Canada, marijuana is now legal

17 Oct, 2018

At least 111 legal pot shops are planning to open across the country of 37 million people on the first day, according to an Associated Press survey of the provinces. In a report from the Toronto Star's Ottawa Bureau Bruce Campion-Smith writes that the federal government will announce Wednesday that it intends to "move quickly to grant pardons to Canadians with past criminal convictions for simple possession of pot under 30 grams".


Canada makes history with first legal pot purchase in St. John's

17 Oct, 2018

One insider said the process to be announced Wednesday would not involve a mass expungement of records. "The first G7 country to legalize cannabis coast-to-coast, and the second country in the world, after Uruguay". Individuals will also be able to grow up to four plants per residence. Canada needs to "take a deep breath" as US states such as Colorado and California did not have a seamless system at the outset either, said Cam Battley, chief corporate officer for licensed producer Aurora ...


Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against Trump

16 Oct, 2018

She said Trump's tweets made her look like a liar. "The Court agrees with Mr. Trump's argument because the tweet in question constitutes "rhetorical hyperbole" normally associated with politics and public discourse in the United States", Judge Otero said Monday in his 14-page ruling ( read it here ).


Beijing will defend itself in United States trade war, says Chinese ambassador

16 Oct, 2018

Pressed on why they aren't ready and how he will know when they are, Trump said, "I just don't think they're ready yet". Of course, presumably, the president will take the final decision, but who is playing what role? His comments come amid high political and economic tensions between the world's two largest economies, with officials from both nations having traded ever-harsher barbs in recent weeks.


Trump tours hurricane-battered Florida and Georgia, praises recovery efforts

16 Oct, 2018

The Trumps also later planned to visit part of neighboring Georgia that was hit by Michael before they return to the White House on Monday evening, the White House said. In the nearby city of Lynn Haven, where blue tarps topped numerous homes, Trump walked up to a house where a massive pine tree lay on the front yard next to a palm tree that stood tall.


"Cornerstore Caroline" Apologizes For Accusing Black Boy Of Sexual Assault

16 Oct, 2018

Klein had been roundly criticized on Twitter ". Speaking to the local media outlet, Klein still claims that she was sexually assaulted despite surveillance video that was released which does not appear to support her claims. "As far as I could tell from the way it felt on my butt, that's what had happened, "she said". She has since returned to the store to review the CCTV footage.


WWE Changes Crown Jewel Event Listing

16 Oct, 2018

The first WWE event was staged in April, but the big, appropriately titled " Crown Jewel " pay-per-view event is set for November 2 in Riyadh. The slaying was the Saudi government sending a message to the world that they could do it and get away with it, the " Last Week Tonight " host said.


Turkish forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing journalist

16 Oct, 2018

Later that day, Trump told reporters at the White House that he wasn't open to stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia because "this took place in Turkey and to the best of our knowledge, Khashoggi is not a United States citizen". Yet Meyer says Saudi Arabia's threats are a "bluff" that amount to more of a tactic to save face in front of a domestic audience. But Khashoggi's disappearance has led several business leaders and media outlets to back out of the upcoming investment conference in ...


Elizabeth Warren releases DNA analysis on Native American heritage

16 Oct, 2018

After Sen. Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results showing a distant Native American heritage, the Cherokee Nation dismissed the idea that such a test could determine her tribal affiliation, The Oklahoman reported . Elizabeth Warren's choice if she would take a DNA test to demonstrate that she had Native American ancestry . Carlos D. Bustamante, the scientist who analyzed Warren's DNA, concluded that "the vast majority" of her ancestry is European.


Elizabeth Warren to Trump: Pay Up on $1 Million DNA Pledge

16 Oct, 2018

Jennifer Raff, an assistant professor in the anthropology department at the University of Kansas, said the geneticist who analyzed Warren's DNA is a prominent scholar in the field, and the method he used and the way he used it was appropriate.


Cologne Police Face Hostage Incident at Main Train Station

15 Oct, 2018

Cologne police say they believe the man holding the woman hostage at a pharmacy inside the station is working alone, but have been unable to confirm this. "A female hostage has sustained light injuries and is being tended to". "We need to find out what he wants, what his demands are and whether he carries a weapon".



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