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House Republicans elect Kevin McCarthy to replace Paul Ryan

House Republicans elect Kevin McCarthy to replace Paul Ryan

McCarthy had faced a long-shot challenge from Rep. Jim Jordan of OH, the co-founder of the conservative Freedom Caucus. A Washington Post report said McCarthy beat Jordan with the backing of ret...

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North Korea to expel detained USA citizen, state media say

North Korea to expel detained USA citizen, state media say

On Friday, the Korean Central News Agency said American national Bruce Byron Lowrance was detained on October 16 for illegally entering the country from China . Global weapons experts said the offici...

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5 killed as 3 California wildfires destroy thousands of structures, force evacuations

5 killed as 3 California wildfires destroy thousands of structures, force evacuations

Earlier, the fire devastated the town of Paradise in the Sierra foothills, home to 26,000 people. Fire engines were not able to reach the fire, and firefighters were forced to hike in on foot and ...

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Associate of Trump ally expects Mueller contact soon on plea deal

Associate of Trump ally expects Mueller contact soon on plea deal

Trump's attorneys have repeatedly resisted answering questions about whether the president had obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. They are probing whether Stone had adv...

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Gaza militant groups agree to ceasefire if Israel halts attacks - Palestinian officials

Gaza militant groups agree to ceasefire if Israel halts attacks - Palestinian officials

Ten launches from Gaza towards Israel were identified and two were intercepted by Israeli missile defences, the army said. At least seven Palestinians , among them five militants, have been kil...

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Officials add razor wire to shoreline border fence

Officials add razor wire to shoreline border fence

Twenty-five asylum seekers were allowed on Monday and 60 more on Tuesday. With a small group of Central American caravan members already in Tijuana, thousands of others continued their push to the U...

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Boeing’s safety analyses under review after deadly Lion Air crash

Boeing’s safety analyses under review after deadly Lion Air crash

That has raised questions of whether this safety feature caused the accident. An Indonesian soldiers walk past debris retrieved from the waters where Lion Air flight JT 610 is believed to have cra...

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China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019

China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019

But trade diplomats late Monday indicated negotiations on the RCEP , a sweeping 16-country deal that includes China, Japan, India and the 10 members of Association of Southeast Asian Nations, will ca...

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Gaza threatened by new Israel-Hamas war

Gaza threatened by new Israel-Hamas war

Earlier, the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation quoted a senior Likud official as saying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would likely assume the defense portfolio following Lieberman's exit. ...

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France Says Does Not Possess Khashoggi Recordings

France Says Does Not Possess Khashoggi Recordings

MBS told him: " I will clarify the matter, I will do what is necessary ", Reuters reports . "You are not going to have any of the people who carried out the murder speak openly about who they got...

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CNN To Sue Trump Over Banned Journalist Acosta

CNN To Sue Trump Over Banned Journalist Acosta

CNN may be preparing a lawsuit against the White House for suspending reporter Jim Acosta's "hard pass" after last week's fiery confrontation at a presidential press conference. "The White House ...

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Ex-farm supervisor in Australia charged for contaminating strawberries with needles

Ex-farm supervisor in Australia charged for contaminating strawberries with needles

The arrested woman was set to be charged on Sunday evening and is scheduled to appear in court in Brisbane on Monday. She was arrested in Brisbane on Sunday , two months after Queensland Police f...

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Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says

The conversation took place during a Saturday dinner with heads of state gathered in Paris to mark the World War One Armistice centenary. Saudi officials acknowledged that the killing was premeditat...

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Norway halts arms export licences to Saudi Arabia amid rising political tensions

Norway halts arms export licences to Saudi Arabia amid rising political tensions

State Department released a statement on the matter from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. "Recently the Kingdom and the coalition has increased its capability to independently conduct inflight refuel...

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President Under Fire After Cancelling WWI Cemetery Visit Due to Weather

President Under Fire After Cancelling WWI Cemetery Visit Due to Weather

West Point cadets pose before a commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris , France , Nov. Trump also had been scheduled...

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Pompeo to meet NK official in New York Thursday

Pompeo to meet NK official in New York Thursday

Recently, officials from both the countries made trips to North Korea and Russian Federation, leading to speculations that Kim is planning to embark on a visit to Russian Federation in November or D...

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Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight

Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight

It said Flight OJ256 "suffered an accident on landing", but had no other details on the nature of the accident. St. Lucia News was reporting that six people were injured in the incident, but were st...

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Broward County officials ordered to release uncounted ballot numbers

Broward County officials ordered to release uncounted ballot numbers

Rick Scott is accusing election officials in two counties of trying to thwart the will of the voters, as recounts seem likely for several statewide races. Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips also hel...

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Recounts possible in U.S. Senate, governor's races as margins shrink

Recounts possible in U.S. Senate, governor's races as margins shrink

He was likely referring to Marc Elias , the lawyer Nelson's campaign has reportedly tapped to handle the recount effort, as Elias was also a lawyer for Hillary Clinton's campaign and was involved i...

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Republicans File Suit Over Ballot Count In McSally/Sinema Race

Republicans File Suit Over Ballot Count In McSally/Sinema Race

Election officials said it likely will be at least Thursday before unofficial vote tallies for the McSally-Sinema race are in, as officials have to count ballots from remaining precincts, provisional...

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IN voters give Trump another ally in Congress

IN voters give Trump another ally in Congress

US President Donald Trump has called today's midterm congressional elections a "tremendous success", despite his Republican Party losing control of the House of Representatives. Democrats could dera...

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Americans take to streets to demand Russian Federation investigation be protected

Americans take to streets to demand Russian Federation investigation be protected

His style rubbed many the wrong way, and at times Justice Department officials pushed back on his demands. The president had long complained about Sessions recusing himself from supervising Mue...

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Survivors of Las Vegas Shooting Were at Borderline Bar During Attack

Survivors of Las Vegas Shooting Were at Borderline Bar During Attack

Police identified 28-year-old Ian David Long as the suspect in the shooting at a Thousand Oaks, Calif ., bar that left at least 13 dead, including the suspected gunman. It was "college night" at ...

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Teen Accused Of Killing Mom And Burying Her Body Over Bad Grade

Teen Accused Of Killing Mom And Burying Her Body Over Bad Grade

He also reportedly said that his mom was missing. Early Friday, the teen put his mother's body in a wheelbarrow in order to load her into a van, which he drove to River City Church, approximately on...

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Florida decides to restore felons' voting rights automatically

Florida decides to restore felons' voting rights automatically

More than 1 million previously convicted felons have had their right to vote restored in Florida. Prior to the vote, some 1.5 million Floridians, roughly 9.2% of voting-age residents, have completed...

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Sessions resigns as U.S. Attorney General

Sessions resigns as U.S. Attorney General

Trump , who has been sparring with Sessions for months, tweeted the news that Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker will become the nation's new acting AG. "It should end, because it is very...

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History made as two Muslim women elected to House of Representatives

History made as two Muslim women elected to House of Representatives

What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections , which broke barriers of race and gender. Having turned 29 last month, Ocasio-Cortez will inch o...

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Donald Trump Slams CNN Reporter: ‘You Are A Rude, Terrible Person!’

Donald Trump Slams CNN Reporter: ‘You Are A Rude, Terrible Person!’

Donald Trump laid into CNN's Jim Acosta at his first post-midterm press conference on Wednesday, with him telling the reporter he was unfit for his job. "Even if President Trump doesn't intend it, s...

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Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

The two current frontrunners for the position of governor in the southeastern state of Georgia are Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp . I'm not trying to test any waters. Oprah Winfrey has been campai...

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Department of Justice will monitor voting rights compliance in Arizona

Department of Justice will monitor voting rights compliance in Arizona

Oklahoma voters are required to show identification before receiving a ballot, which can include a state driver's license, USA passport, military identification or a Voter Identification Card issued b...

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