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Iran’s Khamenei backs petrol price hike decision

Iran’s Khamenei backs petrol price hike decision

The officer, the second person to die since the protests began on Saturday, was shot in a clash with "rioters and thugs" in western Iran, the state news agency IRNA reported. Many shops in Tehran's ...

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Schumer says Trump should testify -- not tweet -- in impeachment investigation

Schumer says Trump should testify -- not tweet -- in impeachment investigation

Trump and Republicans in Congress have demanded that the whistle-blower be compelled to testify so that the president knows who made the accusations. Trump unleashed a daylong flurry of three dozen ...

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Klobuchar on Bloomberg: You Have to Earn Votes, Not Buy Them

Klobuchar on Bloomberg: You Have to Earn Votes, Not Buy Them

Bloomberg dispatched staffers to Alabama to get enough signatures to qualify for the primary there, according to the Times. "His getting in the race is certainly going to stimulate thought and pr...

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2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

Security forces fired live rounds and tear gas at anti-government protesters in a central Baghdad square on Friday, killing three people, in bloody confrontations that continued despite an influenti...

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Roger Stone, Trump confidant, found guilty of lying to Congress

Roger Stone, Trump confidant, found guilty of lying to Congress

According to prosecutors, Stone failed to turn over documents to Congress in 2017, showing he had sought to reach WikiLeaks the previous year, and lied about five facts, obscuring his attempt to use i...

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Congress allowed to request 10 years' of Trump's tax filings

Congress allowed to request 10 years' of Trump's tax filings

If the justices take the case, as seems likely, it would add another blockbuster case over separation of powers to the court's current term, which ends in June - in the middle of the presidential elec...

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AWS files protest of JEDI in federal claims court

AWS files protest of JEDI in federal claims court

According to a Federal Times report , AWS filed the paperwork to protest the award on Friday of last week to the Court of Federal Claims. It is no secret that President Trump has no love for The...

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Police looking into claims of electoral fraud

Police looking into claims of electoral fraud

British police said Saturday specialist officers are assessing allegations of electoral fraud ahead of next month's vote, following accusations the ruling Conservatives tried to bribe Brexit Party can...

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One person dead after fire at Toronto highrise apartment building

One person dead after fire at Toronto highrise apartment building

Deputy Fire Chief Tony Bovata for Toronto Fire spoke to media this morning, and said that the body was found when the fire was contained at around 1 a.m. "It was an extremely hard fire for our staff t...

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Iraq protests: 'Gruesome wounds' as as several more killed in Baghdad

Iraq protests: 'Gruesome wounds' as as several more killed in Baghdad

More than 330 people have been killed, a lot of them protesters, since demonstrations erupted in Baghdad and the Shia-majority south on Oct 1. Protesters said Wednesday that cases of kidnapping an...

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Trump gets early checkup ahead of 'very busy 2020'

Trump gets early checkup ahead of 'very busy 2020'

President Donald Trump is beginning "portions" of his annual physical exam , as he's "anticipating a very busy 2020", according to the White House. At 243 pounds and 6 feet, 3 inches tall with a B...

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Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

Prosecutors had sought life in prison for Jesse Osborne, 17, who was 14 at the time of the 2016 attack on Townville Elementary School some 40 miles (65 km) southwest of Greenville. Prosecutors acknowl...

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Two aides who listened to Trump's July call describe their responses

Schiff noted that Morrison notified then-White House national security adviser John Bolton of the meeting and "was told by Mr. Bolton to go see the lawyers, which he did". Williams and Morrison bot...

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Giuliani being probed over link to gas firm in Ukraine

Giuliani being probed over link to gas firm in Ukraine

Lawyers for Parnas and Fruman did not immediately respond to requests for comment. They sold the project as having the support of the Trump administration, also noting that Giuliani was their business...

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Kavanaugh avoids controversy in first major appearance - 47abc

Kavanaugh avoids controversy in first major appearance - 47abc

But, he quickly added, "maybe not that ugly". The public's image of Kavanaugh is likely his angry, tearful rebuttal of Ford's accusations. Such evenhandedness has brought grumbles from some conserva...

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Arizona officer caught on video pinning quadruple amputee, 15, to ground

Arizona officer caught on video pinning quadruple amputee, 15, to ground

The footage shows the shirtless boy, who can not move, screaming as a sheriff's deputy pins him to the ground while yelling at the teen to stop resisting. "You're going to get arrested too", the deput...

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Michael Bloomberg to launch $100 million digital anti-Trump campaign

Michael Bloomberg to launch $100 million digital anti-Trump campaign

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $100 million on an anti-Donald Trump ad blitz in key 2020 battleground states. Wolfson said the list of swing states in Bloomberg's anti-Trum...

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White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe Saturday

White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe Saturday

Trump "should not frivolously throw out insults, but that's what he does", she said. "Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad". Like other witnesses in the investigation, Sandy was expected to...

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State of emergency declared in flood-hit Venice

State of emergency declared in flood-hit Venice

Speaking before the meeting, he said it would mean funding to ensure a flood barrier project, known as Moses and designed in 1984 to protect Venice from high tides, would be completed as soon as...

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Eight killed in violence amid Bolivia’s political crisis

Eight killed in violence amid Bolivia’s political crisis

Protesters said police fired when demonstrators, including many coca leaf growers who backed Bolivia's first indigenous president, tried to cross a military checkpoint. The Caribbean island nation has...

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Sanders and AOC Introduce $180B Green New Deal for Public Housing

Sanders and AOC Introduce $180B Green New Deal for Public Housing

As a candidate in June 2018 she said that if House Democrats wanted to impeach the president they have "the grounds to do it". Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Many on Twitter , and during the con...

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Ambassador Bill Taylor Believes Ukraine President’s Denials of Quid Pro Quo, Blackmail

Ambassador Bill Taylor Believes Ukraine President’s Denials of Quid Pro Quo, Blackmail

In October, Yovanovitch defied the White House by testifying behind closed doors before the three House committees. The focus of the inquiry is on the July 25 telephone call in which Mr Trump as...

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5 dead, including 3 children after shooting in California

5 dead, including 3 children after shooting in California

The first 911 call to a granny flat on Flintridge Drive near Bolivar Street came in at 6:49 a.m., Dobbs said. "It's unclear if that order had been served, but we do believe the suspect was aware of it...

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Boeing Says it Has to 're-earn' Public's Trust after Crashes

Boeing Says it Has to 're-earn' Public's Trust after Crashes

On Friday, the company said "it is pulling the 737 MAX jets off its schedule until March 04 of the next year", two months later than a previous estimate, implying the cancellation of thousands of sche...

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European Union bank to focus exclusively on clean energy sources starting in 2022

European Union bank to focus exclusively on clean energy sources starting in 2022

The new rules mandate that energy projects applying for EIB funding will need to show they can produce one kilowatt hour of energy while emitting less than 250 grams of carbon dioxide, a move which ex...

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USA calls on Seoul to pay more on United States troops presence

USA calls on Seoul to pay more on United States troops presence

President Trump has pushed US allies to cough up more money for shared security burdens in both Europe and Asia. On Thursday, North Korea's main negotiator, Kim Myong Gil, expressed skepticism. Be...

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French protesters, police clash on 'yellow vest' anniversary

French protesters, police clash on 'yellow vest' anniversary

Even if their momentum dwindled, the Yellow Vests left their mark on history and especially on French President Emmanuel Macron , who was sharply criticized by the protesters and was pressured to res...

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Israel targets Hamas in fresh strikes on Gaza

Israel targets Hamas in fresh strikes on Gaza

It added that it was "currently striking Hamas terror targets" in Gaza. Israeli military officials on Thursday said that the Israeli army had made a mistake targeting a building in the Palestinian...

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Bushfires continue to burn across Australia's east coast

Bushfires continue to burn across Australia's east coast

You can help by donating here. He is suspected to be a 58-yr-old gentleman who lived in a close by shed and experienced not been observed due to the fact Friday when ferocious wildfires throughout N...

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High Court grants right of appeal to George Pell

High Court grants right of appeal to George Pell

Matteo Bruni, Vatican spokesman, said that while "reiterating its trust in the Australian justice system, the Holy See acknowledges the decision of Australia's High Court to accept Cardinal George ...

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Iran imposes fuel rationing, increases prices

Iran imposes fuel rationing, increases prices

Protests also broke out in other cities including Mashhad, Birjand, Ahvaz, Gachsaran, Abadan, Khoramshahr, Mahshahr, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas, it added. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told advisors t...

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Muslim bus convoy attacked as Sri Lanka prepares for election

Muslim bus convoy attacked as Sri Lanka prepares for election

During Mahinda Rajapaksa's presidency from 2005-15, Gotabaya was defence secretary and effectively ran the security forces, even allegedly overseeing "death squads" that used white vans to abduct, tor...

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Who joined ISIS can’t return to US, judge rules

Who joined ISIS can’t return to US, judge rules

A woman who moved from Alabama to Syria , pledged allegiance to ISIS , and burned her American passport will not be getting a new one. Judge Reggie Walton ruled that because Hoda was born wh...

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Democratic presidential field growing again as Patrick rumored to run

Democratic presidential field growing again as Patrick rumored to run

Nothing about promising a property tax cut and then during eight long years in office never even trying to deliver. Such facts, which would make for an opposition researcher's delight in former ye...

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Teenager kills one in Russian college

Teenager kills one in Russian college

At least one person has been killed and three others injured after an 19-year-old student opened indiscriminate fire at his classmates - and then killed himself - at a college in Russia's Far Ea...

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