Tuesday January 15-th, 2019

Unhealthful air quality continues this weekend across Northern California Unhealthful air quality continues this weekend across Northern California

President Donald Trump is set to visit the tinder-dry state on Saturday to meet victims of the inferno, which has laid waste to the town of Paradise at the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, destroying around 10,000 homes.

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who filed the lawsuit , are being represented by the groups Protect Democracy and the Constitutional Accountability Center. The move comes after the Just...

US man who killed pregnant wife and daughters jailed for life US man who killed pregnant wife and daughters jailed for life

Watts, 33, pleaded guilty this month to first-degree murder and other charges in the deaths of his wife, 34-year-old Shanann, and their daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. "We just thought we were doing the right thing by being a good friend", add...

New Jersey couple killed in fiery crash driving to their wedding New Jersey couple killed in fiery crash driving to their wedding

A man and woman killed in a fiery crash on I-78 last Wednesday have been identified as a couple from New Jersey who were on their way to their own wedding. After the Windsor Township incident at 2.38pm - the second crash in the area within eight minu...

Jim Acosta is 'Kind of a Big Deal' or Something Jim Acosta is 'Kind of a Big Deal' or Something

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly granted a 14-day restraining order after CNN filed a lawsuit claiming Acosta's right under the First and Fifth amendments were violated when the White House rescinded his press pass after the TV rep...

Trump Grades Himself: 'A+ ... Can I Go Higher Than That?' Trump Grades Himself: 'A+ ... Can I Go Higher Than That?'

President Donald Trump started off the Sunday morning Twitter attack quietly, touting his interview appearance with Chris Wallace on Fox. Mr Trump said "nobody believes in the First Amendment more than I do" and maintained he did not believe a...

Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires

He went on: "You look at other countries where they do it differently, and it's a whole different story". Trump has already drawn criticism for blaming the fires on mismanagement - his first tweet on the wildfires was an attempt to politicise the...

Brexit: PM to continue battle for withdrawal deal Brexit: PM to continue battle for withdrawal deal

Pressed on whether the 48-letter limit had been reached, Mrs May said: "As far as I know, no". The deal sealed last week between Britain and the European Union is opposed by some pro-Brexit lawmakers in May's Conservative Party. May has been faci...

APEC summit ends without consensus due to U.S.-China trade dispute APEC summit ends without consensus due to U.S.-China trade dispute

O'Neill, who was chairman of the meeting, also pointed out that the sticking point was over whether the mention of the World Trade Organization and its possible reform should be in the Leaders' Declaration. "Those matters can be raised at the World T...

Trump Suggests Ex-Navy SEAL Commander Should Have Found Bin Laden Faster Trump Suggests Ex-Navy SEAL Commander Should Have Found Bin Laden Faster

After Wallace asked if the President would give McRaven any credit for taking down bin Laden, Trump said "they took him down" but quickly shifted to talking about U.S. The US suspended almost $2 billion in military aid to Pakistan early this year for...

3 killed, 10 injured in blast at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar 3 killed, 10 injured in blast at Nirankari Bhawan in Amritsar

Condemning the attack, Singh asked the state home secretary, DGP, DG (Law and Order) and DG Intelligence to rush to Rajasansi area, close to Amritsar global airport, and oversee the investigation into the attack on a Nirankari Bhavan, an official s...

Argentine sub found partially 'imploded' after yearlong search Argentine sub found partially 'imploded' after yearlong search

The Argentinian navy said the ARA San Juan was discovered by a remote-operated submersible from the American ship Ocean Infinity , which was hired for the latest search. Aguad said that officials still need to determine what their next move will...

British PM Theresa May warns against a leadership change British PM Theresa May warns against a leadership change

The shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, will address Labour MPs at the regular meeting of the parliamentary Labour party on Monday night and urge MPs to hold their nerve in the face of the threat that rejecting May's deal would result in a no-de...

A Journalist Scrutinizing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Clothes Inspired the Funniest Meme A Journalist Scrutinizing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Clothes Inspired the Funniest Meme

House of Representatives from New York's 14th Congressional District. Obviously, the only struggle here is Eddie Scarry and his ilk struggling to find a way to turn Ocasio-Cortez into a boogeywoman. "I'll tell you something: That jacket and coat ...

Brexit chaos continues as UK's Theresa May warns against a leadership change

Speculation was mounting last night that enough Conservative MPs had filed letters to trigger a confidence vote on the PM. "I am not going to be distracted from the important job". She said she would also be speaking to other European Union leaders a...

Iran slams U.S. for 'cruel' sanctions Iran slams U.S. for 'cruel' sanctions

One week in, The Stream will explore the on-the-ground impact with a panel of Iranians. It is "no surprise" that EU efforts to establish a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for non-dollar trade with Iran were floundering over fear in EU capit...

Iranian official says Hamas missiles crushed Israeli 'dreams' Iranian official says Hamas missiles crushed Israeli 'dreams'

On Saturday, Bennett told Israeli television that Lieberman had "collapsed the government". The Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system is believed to have intercepted about a quarter of them. The attack on the bus came on the heels of a clash bet...

Stop Insulting 'Chaiwalas': Congress Tells Modi Stop Insulting 'Chaiwalas': Congress Tells Modi

Tewari also denied that Kesri was ill-treated by the Congress. Praising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government under Raman Singh in the state, Modi said it had ensured soil health cards for 75 lakh farmers, adding in a sarcastic vein that the ...

Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'blames Saudi prince for murder' Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'blames Saudi prince for murder'

Turkey has long maintained that it was in possession of a recording of the death, which it said had been shared with officials from Saudi Arabia , Germany, France, the U.S. The Trump administration denied on Saturday that it had reached a final d...

Frank Field: Worth Giving Theresa May's Brexit Deal Frank Field: Worth Giving Theresa May's Brexit Deal "Some Life"

She added that the next seven days "are going to be critical" for successful Brexit talks, and that she will be travelling to Brussels to meet with EU leaders before an emergency European Council summit on November 25. "All the signs out of Europe ...

Amber Rudd 'returns to cabinet as work and pensions secretary' Amber Rudd 'returns to cabinet as work and pensions secretary'

Rudd was in the cabinet until April, when her handling of the Windrush scandal and inadvertently misleading MPs over illegal immigrant removal targets led to her departure. 'Let's hope she shows more concern for the victims of this department's unfai...

Man dies from heart attack after stingray barb strikes his stomach

There have been, however, more reports of shark attacks in Australia recently and the Tasmanian police were keen to stress the Lauderdale Beach incident was not shark-related. Smooth stingrays are considered not aggressive and seen by divers, the Aus...

British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said any changes to the draft were unlikely. So what will happen if May does lose that vote? The backstop would mean that Northern Ireland would stay aligned to some European Union rules on things like food produ...

Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu Israel heading for early elections after turbulent week for Netanyahu

Liberman spent his last official day as Defense Minister was Friday with senior IDF officers and soldiers in the Gaza Division, and at a meeting with civilian security heads from communities in the Gaza Belt region. The political turbulence comes as ...

Chris Watts' mistress: 'He lied about everything' Chris Watts' mistress: 'He lied about everything'

One month before the killings, Chris Watts , 33, started dating Kessinger, she told the newspaper . An arrest affidavit revealed Watts was having an affair with an unnamed woman around the time that his wife, who was 15 months pregnant, and two ...

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