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Melania Trump Thinks Comedians Using Her Name Are 'Opportunists'

Melania Trump Thinks Comedians Using Her Name Are 'Opportunists' Then Hannity threw a real softball and asked her about the most challenging part of being a first lady. In the interview, Melania Trump reiterated the role she has previously said she plays behind the scenes with her often-blustery husband. [Full Article...]

Trump says Interior's Zinke to step down at end of year

Trump says Interior's Zinke to step down at end of year His departure comes amid a staff shake-up as Trump heads into his third year in office. He may have opted to leave with Democrats set to take over the House and planning to investigate him. He became a darling of the US energy and mining industries and a prime target for conservationists and environmental groups. "His actions - such as undermining the federal Antiquities Act, diminishing good fait... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi paves way to be House speaker with term limit deal

Nancy Pelosi paves way to be House speaker with term limit deal Under the deal, House Democrats will vote by February 15 to change party rules to limit their top three leaders to no more than four two-year terms, including time they've already spent in those jobs. "I firmly believe that the reforms we have advocated for will create advancement opportunities for the next generation of Democratic leaders and will strengthen our Caucus". [Full Article...]

Turkey pushes United States to decide on YPG in northeastern Syria

Turkey pushes United States to decide on YPG in northeastern Syria Last month, the US Department of State put bounties on the heads of three senior PKK leaders, despite partnering with the group in Syria . "We can not overlook such moves", Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said yesterday. USA troops also recently began running joint patrols with the Turkish military in Manbij, a flashpoint town that Turkey claims harbors elements of the YPG (People's Protect... [Full Article...]

Rancour over Brexit could split Tories, Nicky Morgan warns May

Rancour over Brexit could split Tories, Nicky Morgan warns May Referendums don't offer good odds to an institution that is all about ureaucratic certainty. The EU leaders will then consider what could be done - without May in the room. Nevertheless, the path to another referendum, which requires a change of government to get the necessary legislation through Parliament (and perhaps to ask for an extension to the Article 50 negotiating process) now looks t... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi, other persecuted journalists named Time 'Person of the Year'

Khashoggi, other persecuted journalists named Time 'Person of the Year' TIME's 2018 Person of the Year goes to " The Guardians " - journalists who sacrificed everything for their work, including murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Ressa and her site were charged with tax evasion by the Philippines Justice Department in November. Maria Ressa , a Filipino journalist who founded and leads the independent news website Rappler , which is the bane of the admin... [Full Article...]

French operators respond to Macron's public address with 'solidarity' bonus for employees

French operators respond to Macron's public address with 'solidarity' bonus for employees Dozens of angry protesters, many of them wearing gas masks or ski goggles, threw rocks and projectiles at French police. Another, Julier Quint, also wondered: "Is it me or is the movement disintegrating because of [what] the president said yesterday?" Macron did however refuse to bring back the fortune tax on the country's most wealthy, which had been the source of much anger. [Full Article...]

China moves to remove extra tariffs on USA auto imports

China moves to remove extra tariffs on USA auto imports Skepticism also remains over the impact on the soybean market, as the imports are likely to be made by state-owned enterprises while Chinese commercial buyers that typically buy more are still hampered by tariffs. Tuesday's reports in USA media, which were based on anonymous sources including a auto industry executive, said China outlined the plan on a recent telephone call between top trade negot... [Full Article...]

May delays parliamentary vote on Brexit deal

May delays parliamentary vote on Brexit deal Brexit supporters and May's nominal allies in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party say it could leave Britain forced to accept European Union regulations indefinitely, or Northern Ireland treated differently from the rest of the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Will BJP buck anti-incumbency?

Rajasthan Election Results 2018: Will BJP buck anti-incumbency? The Congress has clearly improved its standing in a situation where unity at the Centre depends on State-wise seat sharing according to the strengths and weaknesses of each party. The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) retained its hold over the state, widely defeating the opposition Congress. The margin of the Congress party's victory might be narrow but the magnitude of the BJP defeat ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May faces leadership challenge from Conservative MPs

Theresa May faces leadership challenge from Conservative MPs She is expected to speak with individual Tory MPs during the day before addressing the 1922 Committee at 5pm, immediately before the crucial vote. They say warnings of economic doom are exaggerated. The Prime Minister's decision to delay Tuesday's parliamentary vote on her Brexit plan to avoid an embarrassing defeat for the government sent sterling tumbling by more than 1.3 per cent against th... [Full Article...]

Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests

Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests US President Donald Trump , who is having a spat with Mr Macron over comments about a European army, took to Twitter to claim protesters were chanting "we want Trump". Most of those arrested - more than 500 according to the French government - were charged with carrying items that could be used as projectiles, with police searching all those arriving at the protest zone near the Champs-Elysees. [Full Article...]

Labour To Call No-Confidence Vote "Before Christmas"

Labour To Call No-Confidence Vote Russell-Moyle spoke to reporters after and said: "The symbolic gesture of lifting the mace and removing it is that the will of Parliament to govern is no longer there". Speculation had been mounting throughout today , Monday, that May would chose to cancel - or at least postpone - the vote, with the chances of her winning the vote never seen as likely. [Full Article...]

Huawei CFO released on bail for $10M

Huawei CFO released on bail for $10M She was arrested in Canada on December 1 on a United States extradition request. Since February 2017, he was been working for the International Crisis Group, covering security issues across northeast Asia. This only adds to the tension between the United States and China, not long after other countries began banning Huawei telecom equipment from carrier use from security concerns, further angeri... [Full Article...]

Chief of staff favorite says no

Chief of staff favorite says no In a tweet , Mr Ayers confirmed his exit from the White House . He will be working on the fundraising efforts for Trump's reelection. Whipple noted that James Baker, who served as chief of staff to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. [Full Article...]

5 children under the age of 10 die in house fire

5 children under the age of 10 die in house fire Youngstown Fire Capt. Kurt Wright says the first floor of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. A neighbor called 911 and alerted authorities about the fire. A neighbor says an anguished mother was naked and bleeding when she appeared at his door screaming for help to save her five children from a late-night fire swallowing their OH home. [Full Article...]

Democrats: Trump could face impeachment, jail

Democrats: Trump could face impeachment, jail If Democrats move to impeach Trump, it will likely be for more than just campaign finance violations. "And the Cohen crimes to which he pleaded guilty were committed in 2013, '15 and '16-so you can do the math". McCarthy said he can't be positive whether the Justice Department would indict a sitting president or wait until Trump is out office. The iconic journalist responsible for uncovering the... [Full Article...]

Huge winter storms sweeps the South

Huge winter storms sweeps the South Precautionary/preparedness actions. A winter storm warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. According to a website that tracks live power outages, nearly 150,000 people in North Carolina were without power as of Sunday morning. While some sleet could mix in later Sunday and keep snow totals lower, the weather service expected the... [Full Article...]

Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered

Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered US President Donald Trump attends the annual Army-Navy football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 8, 2018. "They are clearly going after the president on campaign finance violations and I think if you read the sentencing memo the Southern District filed in Cohen's case, it's clear that Trump is the target and he'll be indicted eventually", McCarthy said .... [Full Article...]

Theresa May warns parliament: Back me or risk no Brexit at all

Theresa May warns parliament: Back me or risk no Brexit at all Ms Rudd, who campaigned for Remain in 2016, also refused to rule out a further referendum, despite the prime minister doing so on multiple occasions . That means it is part of the single market. May has been battling her own party on Brexit ever since she lost her majority in the snap election of June 2017 and has somehow survived, with her plans inching forward. [Full Article...]


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