Friday August 17-th, 2018

U.S. lawmakers frustrated with evasive Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

In what many noted was poetic irony, considering the large volume of private data Facebook gathers about its users, Zuckerberg's printed notes from yesterday's hearings were captured in a photograph by AP photographer Andrew Harnik. Mr Zuckerberg ans...

House GOP Will Force Ryan out as Speaker by Summer Recess House GOP Will Force Ryan out as Speaker by Summer Recess

Ryan was picked by his GOP colleagues in 2015 after McCarthy abruptly withdrew because members of the House Freedom Caucus could have stopped him from getting enough votes. Scalise, who was wounded in last year's Virginia baseball shooting, has said ...

Watch Trump Judicial Nominee Squirm When Asked Whether She Opposes Racial Segregation Watch Trump Judicial Nominee Squirm When Asked Whether She Opposes Racial Segregation

During her confirmation hearing to be the district judge for Louisiana's Eastern District, Vitter repeatedly said she could not comment on her personal feelings about Supreme Court decisions . The Trump administration has set a record for con...

Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For US Missiles Striking Syria Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For US Missiles Striking Syria

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova warned against a missile strike, writing on Facebook Wednesday that it could destroy evidence on the ground and interrupt the work of worldwide investigators. At the eye of the storm, Assad said ...

Republican US Rep. Dennis Ross of Florida won't seek fifth term Republican US Rep. Dennis Ross of Florida won't seek fifth term

The 15th District serves parts of Hillsborough, Polk and Lake counties , including the cities of Lakeland and Brandon. Last year Ross was tapped as vice chairman of the U.S Housing and Insurance (H&I) Subcommittee which is under the umbrella of t...

Israel on high alert in anticipation of Iranian retaliation for air strike

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei named Iran's New Year which started on March 20 the year of "Support for Iranian Products". "These are not just words", Netanyahu asserted. "We nip the aggression in its bud", N...

Kathua Rape-murder Case: Politicians To Celebrities Voice Outrage Kathua Rape-murder Case: Politicians To Celebrities Voice Outrage

Asifa , 8, was kidnapped when she was grazing horses near her home on January 10. The Gujjar-Bakherwal community's sense of isolation, as the dead eight-year-old is sought to be defined by her ethnic and religious identity, is especially heightened g...

Mulvaney Tells House Members He Hasn't 'Blown Up' CFPB Mulvaney Tells House Members He Hasn't 'Blown Up' CFPB

Democrats including Maxine Waters criticized that record Wednesday. Under Cordray, the Bureau filed several enforcement actions a month; in the five months under Mulvaney, there have been no new actions . "I find that to be ironic". Republicans have...

'Ocean's 8': New Trailer Offers a Few More Details 'Ocean's 8': New Trailer Offers a Few More Details

The first trailer was released in December, showing Bullock as Debbie Ocean , the estranged sister of Danny Ocean (played by George Clooney in the previous three "Ocean's" films). Ocean's 8 opens in theaters on June 8th. They're after the ...

Trump fumes about attorney-client privilege Trump fumes about attorney-client privilege

The raid comes less than a week after Trump publicly denied knowing about Cohen's $130,000 payment in 2016 to Daniels, who has claimed the money was meant to keep her quiet about an alleged affair she had with Trump in 2006. Cohen's lawyer, Steph...

United States agency: Harvey, Maria and others retired as hurricane names United States agency: Harvey, Maria and others retired as hurricane names

However, whenever a storm is particularly destructive or deadly - so much so that the future use of that name would be insensitive - it is retired forever. The trio of Harvey, Irma and Maria affected US soil as major hurricanes of Category 3 or highe...

Kathua rape: Rahul Gandhi to hold midnight march at India Gate Kathua rape: Rahul Gandhi to hold midnight march at India Gate

Prime Minister had given a slogan "Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao" (Save the Daughter, Teach the Daughter) and it is during his regime that our girls are being raped. Her body was found a week later. A Special Investigation Team, formed to probe the inc...

France says to decide on Syria strikes in coming days France says to decide on Syria strikes in coming days

Macron confirmed that he had talked to U.S. President Donald Trump on the matter. The global chemical watchdog said it would deploy a team to investigate. The French leader had previously said any strikes would target the Syrian government's "chem...

Police say missing marijuana eaten by mice Police say missing marijuana eaten by mice

Investigators discovered 540kg (1,191lb) of marijuana missing from a police warehouse in Pilar, north-west of Buenos Aires. The former police commissioner Javier Specia was hauled before a judge along with three of his subordinates, but they all ...

Trump proposes rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership to shield farmers from trade war Trump proposes rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership to shield farmers from trade war

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCarter urges Trump to keep country at peace: Any nuclear exchange could involve "catastrophe" Pompeo confirms "a couple hundred" Russians killed in Syria Federal appeals court weighs CFPB leadership fight MORE on...

Activists, medics: Gas attack near Syrian capital kills 40 Activists, medics: Gas attack near Syrian capital kills 40

The government agreed to halt its assault after three days of indiscriminate air and ground attacks. "I'm sorry, Syria . We all failed you". "While the United Nations is not in a position to verify these reports, the Secretary-General notes that any...

Senate in Rowdy Session as Abaribe Lambasts Buhari Senate in Rowdy Session as Abaribe Lambasts Buhari

Senators loyal to the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, are bent on vetoing the President on the bill. Omo-Agege with over 8 other senators were opposed to the amendment to section 25 of the Act which re-arranged the order of the...

McTeacher Nights Raise More Than $7600 for Elementary Schools McTeacher Nights Raise More Than $7600 for Elementary Schools

The form includes the option to make comments in a box at the bottom. "And we will look at the preferences to see if we have scenarios that meet their preferences and then we're going to do what's best for them", said Dr. The law also puts a special ...

Trump discussed with Erdogan the situation in Syria Trump discussed with Erdogan the situation in Syria

The talks immediately after Trump warned Russian Federation over its support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, saying USA missiles "will be coming" in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack. "Today, I will talk to [Russian President Vladim...

Calcutta high court stalls West Bengal panchayat election process till 16 May Calcutta high court stalls West Bengal panchayat election process till 16 May

On April 9 evening, the State election commission issued a notification to extend the deadline for filing of nominations by a day. It accused the ruling party in West Bengal of indulging in large scale political violence and preventing opposition c...

One Palestinian Dies Following Another Israel's Attack in Gaza One Palestinian Dies Following Another Israel's Attack in Gaza

The six-week protest, which began on 30 March marking Palestinian Land Day, is set to end on 15 May - the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (Catastrophe), in which more than 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced by Israeli forces in ...

Family of missing Lisa Dorrian left heartbroken as blaze destroys precious photos Family of missing Lisa Dorrian left heartbroken as blaze destroys precious photos

A photo of one of their children, Devonte went viral in 2014 after he held such a sign . Pat Berkowitz is recalling the terrifying moments he saw what is believed to be the family's vehicle roll over an embankment and disappear in the Eel River no...

Israel comes to a halt to remember Holocaust victims Israel comes to a halt to remember Holocaust victims

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Iran at the official ceremony marking the start of the Holocaust Remembrance Day last evening, warning Tehran not to "test Israels resolve". Following the St. Louis voyage, Maier Geismar and her f...

Hearing Wednesday For Confessed Parkland School Shooter Hearing Wednesday For Confessed Parkland School Shooter

He was in court on Wednesday for a hearing to determine whether the public defender's office representing him should be dismissed if he can afford a private attorney. His attorneys have said he is willing to plead guilty in exchange for a sentence of...

Comey compares president to a 'mob boss' in new book Comey compares president to a 'mob boss' in new book

The RNC plans to use a website, digital ads and television surrogates to discredit Comey. Comey was sacked by Trump a year ago, with the administration saying it stemmed from his handling of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hi...

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