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"As I said before, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency." Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham gives a stern warning to President Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking to CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union,” Graham was firm in his opposition to Trump firing Mueller while the investigation into Russia’s meddling in 2016 continued.
Russian President Vladimir Putin overwhelming won an allegedly tainted reelection in a time of escalating conflict with the West.
A story that $55 million in Union gold was lost during the Civil War has long been dismissed as a myth — but this week, a team of FBI agents joined the search in rural Pennsylvania.
A Cirque du Soleil aerialist is dead after falling during a performance in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday, the entertainment company said Sunday. Yann Arnaud lost his grip on a strap around 10 p.m. during the company’s VOLTA show and fell about a dozen feet onto the stage, reported The Tampa Bay Times. TMZ reported that a video, since deleted, showed Arnaud landed head first.
A Washington DC lawmaker has apologised after he posted a video in which he embraced a conspiracy theory saying a famous family of Jewish billionaires controls the weather. As snow fell on the nation’s capital last week, DC Council member Trayon White Sr on his official Facebook page published a video shot through the windshield of a car driving through downtown Washington. The video shows snowy skies as Mr White narrates and insists that the Rothschilds were intentionally controlling the climate to gain greater control of US cities.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) loves a good joke. On Saturday, Huckabee tweeted his delight at the news that Andrew McCabe, former deputy director of the FBI and 21-year veteran of the agency, had been fired the night before. “Breaking Wind from CNN!” he wrote.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on Monday for greater access to the civilian population of Afrin, declaring that the Turkish Red Crescent lacked credibility among the Syrian Kurds after Turkey's military operation. ICRC President Peter Maurer, speaking on return from a two-week trip to Syria, Iraq and Iran, told reporters in Geneva: "...the credibility of a Turkish Red Crescent working in Afrin with the Kurdish population is close to zero".
Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency. It's a deep dive into Haspel's past that reflects key questions about her future: Would she support President Donald Trump if he tried to reinstate waterboarding and, in his words, "a lot worse"? Is Haspel the right person to lead the CIA at a time of escalating Russian aggression and ongoing extremist threats?
President Trump’s job approval is up to 43 percent in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, but Republicans are seeing their 2018 prospects worsen.
A ticket sold in Pennsylvania has won the $456.7-million Powerball jackpot.
President Trump accused Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections of Democratic bias. President Trump continued his attack on the intelligence community Sunday morning — accusing former FBI director Robert Mueller’s team of bias toward the Democrats. Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans?
The people of eastern Ghouta are living in their own tombs. There is an ever-present threat of disease spreading because of the poor conditions. In one area, we found 1,000 children with lice living in multiple shelters.
An Alabama lawmaker says arming teachers to protect against gun violence in schools is a bad idea because “it’s mostly ladies that’s teaching” and the majority of them would not feel comfortable carrying a weapon. “We don’t need to have a lady teacher in a school that’s got a firearm,” Shiver said, citing his experience as a retired teacher. Other states are considering similar legislative provisions in response to last month’s school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
Following an around-the-clock rescue effort at the site of a collapsed footbridge in Miami, Florida, authorities said late Saturday that the final victim had been recovered from the debris ― more than two days after the sudden collapse of the 950-ton
The SNP’s Westminster leader has urged a boycott of Alex Salmond’s chat show on a Kremlin-funded channel as the former First Minister cast doubt on new evidence that Russia is responsible for the Salisbury nerve agent attack. The Ross, Skye and Lochaber MP hit out at the Alex Salmond Show as the former First Minister admitted it was “highly likely” that Russia was responsible for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia.
By Jeffrey Heller and Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli security guard died of wounds he suffered in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday carried out by an assailant identified by Israel as a Palestinian. The assailant was shot and killed by police at the scene, a police spokesman said. It was the second attack on Israelis in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank in three days and a sign of rising tensions in the region.
Police Chief Brian Manley isn't confirming the cause of the latest explosion in Austin, Texas, or if it's related to three previous blasts elsewhere in the city. Speaking briefly to reporters late Sunday night, Manley also urged residents of the southwest Austin neighborhood where the latest explosion occurred to stay in their homes. It is far from areas of the city where three package bombs exploded earlier this month.
In the wake of the tragic murder of 17 innocent students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students, educators, politicians, and activists are searching for solutions to prevent future school shootings. Are there ways to reduce gun violence and school shootings? -“Mass shooting” typically refers to mass killings perpetrated by a firearm or firearms.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday named hundreds of mines, Chinese businesses and individuals who had illegally transferred foreign currency abroad during Robert Mugabe's rule and warned they would be prosecuted. The announcement came after the expiry of a three month amnesty for the return of funds including export proceeds, payments for phantom imports and "funds transferred to foreign banks in cash or under spurious circumstances". Authorities say Zimbabwe lost at least $1.4 billion (1.1 billion euros) in revenue as a result.
Washington Post Deputy Editorial Page Editor Ruth Marcus explained her reporting on secrecy agreements President Donald Trump forced employees to sign in an attempt to prevent leaking.
Actor and comedian Bill Hader returned to “Saturday Night Live” this weekend to host, and he brought with him one of the show’s most beloved characters: Stefon. Stefon is an expert on New York’s hottest clubs and tries to help tourists find the perfect club. This weekend Stefon laid out the best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old man who police say killed 17 people when he opened fire at a Florida high school in February, seemed so mentally unstable in 2016 that officials wanted him “forcibly committed” to a psychiatric hospital, reported the Associated Press. The documents, provided by mental health facility Henderson Behavioral Health, reportedly described disturbing examples of Cruz’s behavior, such as cutting his arm after breaking up with his girlfriend, telling a classmate that he wanted to buy a gun and use it, and telling another that he threw up after drinking gasoline.
Tennis great Martina Navratilova said her salary for Wimbledon commentary was no match for John McEnroe’s ― and she’s slamming the BBC for the disparity. Navratilova said in a BBC Panorama documentary to air Monday that McEnroe earned at least 10 times more than she did for BBC coverage of the Grand Slam tournament. “It’s hard to really compare exactly because some people work a little longer days, maybe a few more programs or whatever,” Navratilova said in a preview clip of “Britain’s Equal Pay Scandal,” posted by BBC Panorama (watch above).
In his first comments on the incident, Putin referred to the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter as a “tragedy,” but added that if the British claim that they were poisoned by the Soviet-designed nerve agent were true, the victims would have been killed instantly. Skripal, a former Russian intelligence officer convicted in his home country of spying for Britain, and his daughter have remained in critical condition following the March 4 poisoning. “It’s quite obvious that if it were a military-grade nerve agent, people would have died on the spot,” he said.
By Dominic Evans and Lisa Barrington ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish forces and their Syrian rebel allies swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, raising their flags in the town center and declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdish YPG forces. A spokesman for the rebel fighters said they entered Afrin before dawn, meeting no resistance. A war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said pockets of YPG fighters defied orders to withdraw, but Turkish forces were in control.