• Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief
Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief

Priebus, 45, became a target of Trump's ire shortly into his term as White House chief of staff. Some individual police departments also issued statements rejecting Trump's advice, as did civil liberties advocates. The fact that Priebus is the one who is out certainly lends credence to the idea that the NY contingent, which believes in lettin...

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  • I am not dying, will not resign - 93-year-old Mugabe insists
I am not dying, will not resign - 93-year-old Mugabe insists

Her remarks on Thursday inject extra intrigue into a succession debate that has featured fighting within the ruling Zanu-PF party and a widespread sense of uncertainty in a country with debilitating economic problems. Mugabe's late deputies Joshua Nkomo, Joseph Msika, John Nkomo and Simon Muzenda all died in office at advanced ages. Mugabe is ZAN...

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  • Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly
Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly

Twelve days after Donald Trump's election victory, the president-elect asked John Kelly to meet with him at the stately Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, to discuss the roles of secretaries of State and Homeland Security.

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  • US Senate healthcare repeal bill fails
US Senate healthcare repeal bill fails

On Tuesday, McCain indicated that all he was doing was voting to advance to the debate, but that he was not a "yes" on the bill. The chamber adjourned following the defeat, and there are no further Senate votes this week. Ryan, R-Wis., seemingly opened a path for McConnell earlier Thursday evening by signaling a willingness to negotiate a more comp...

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  • 3-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Eagle Mountain dies
3-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Eagle Mountain dies

Nielson was in critical condition and on life support, and Saturday her family made a decision to remove life support. Charlie was in a park across the street from her home early Friday night when her mother called out to her from a doorway, about 50 feet away.

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  • Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal
Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal

The final no vote from GOP Sen. Since the healthcare debate got underway, the Republican-controlled Senate has had a fundamental problem: It had no bill it could pass. GOP leadership hopes to cobble something together that can garner 50 votes - they'll rely on Pence to deliver the deciding vote. GOP Sen. David Perdue conceded the "skinny repeal...

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  • Man Stabbed During Fight at Cincinnati Zoo
Man Stabbed During Fight at Cincinnati Zoo

Part of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is taped off because of a stabbing, WCPO reports . Police do not have a suspect description at this time and urge anyone with information to call them. Eric Franz told WCPO a man was cut in the throat. The unnamed victim is hospitalized for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police sa...

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  • An Embattled White House Gets a General
An Embattled White House Gets a General

Kelly was previously serving as Secretary of Homeland Security. The issue of leaks has weighed heavily on President Donald Trump as his administration tries to navigate questions about contacts some Trump campaign associates may have had with Russian government officials.

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  • 5-star Mitchell Robinson no longer on Western Kentucky campus
5-star Mitchell Robinson no longer on Western Kentucky campus

The recently-departed player signed his national letter on intent on November 15. Now, Andrew Slater of 247Sports speculates that Robinson, who played his high school ball at Chalmette, La., could end up back in his home state. "After careful consideration, I have chose to DECOMMIT from the University of Western Kentucky and explore my options this...

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  • Nitish's switch is good for him, BJP and Bihar
Nitish's switch is good for him, BJP and Bihar

Nitish has chosen a time of switch which speaks problems of plenty for the Congress party. The NDA had earlier submitted a list of 132 MLAs to the governor. Instead, the alliance - of Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD, Kumar's JD (U) and the Congress - thrashed the BJP-led NDA, to capture 178 of 243 seats. It was a decision in the making for the last e...

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  • The end of democracy in Venezuela?
The end of democracy in Venezuela?

An opposition lawmaker, Freddy Guevara, said the struggle against Maduro started before the Constituent Assembly was mooted, and will continue regardless of the election. Venezuela's prosecutor-general on Saturday confirmed two more deaths during a general strike and protests organized by the opposition with the motive of derailing Sunday's electio...

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  • Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul
Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul

Because every repeal-and-replace bill has included these features, they won't suddenly vanish in the closed-door GOP bill-drafting sessions that will ensue if the Senate approves " skinny repeal " this week. This so-called "skinny repeal" bill, however, could have wrecked the individual market, said insurers, doctors, consumer advocates and health ...

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  • Gunman kills one, injures three in a German nightclub shooting
Gunman kills one, injures three in a German nightclub shooting

One person was killed while others were injured, including the suspected shooter, after a gunfight with police. A doorman appeared to have been shot with an automatic pistol as he tried to stop the attacker, witnesses told broadcaster SWR.

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  • Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'
Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'

I think I know - another one of his lies. Trump's newly named communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, acknowledged in a morning interview that the president was "obviously frustrated". The clearest indication that trust is fraying between the Oval Office and Capitol Hill is the fact that Representatives this week passed a tough sanctions b...

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  • Ricciardo fastest in Hungary practice
Ricciardo fastest in Hungary practice

This morning looked strong, out of the box we were the first one on a green track and basically we kept good pace". "It's not a very power-sensitive circuit so l think you should see a good fight between three teams". In the morning, Ricciardo got a time of 1 min 18,486 s, ahead of Kimi Räikkönen (1:18,720), on to Ferrari , and Lewis Hamilton (1:1...

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  • Railways might discontinue giving blankets in some AC trains. Here's why
Railways might discontinue giving blankets in some AC trains. Here's why

According to a report in Business Standard , AC coaches will administer the temperature at 24-degree celsius, as opposed to the current 19-degree celsius. The national auditor also observed several deficiencies in food quality, adding that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained by the staff at catering units at stations and in trains as...

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  • How Trump could oust Sessions if he declines to quit
How Trump could oust Sessions if he declines to quit

Not only is the president losing his insurance policy against impeachment, he is losing his capacity to sell himself to the sympathetic. Today, Trump has doubled down on his candidate mode-demanding the prosecution of Hillary Clinton and haranguing the Boy Scouts-but in the process he has cast the rubber stamp aside to beat his own chest....

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  • Celebs Applaud John McCain After He Helps Sink Healthcare Repeal Vote
Celebs Applaud John McCain After He Helps Sink Healthcare Repeal Vote

McCain, 80, who was diagnosed this month with brain cancer , will be beginning radiation and chemotherapy at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix , his office said. A few hours after the middle-of-the-night vote, McCain was back to work in his office. Colleagues on both sides of the aisle offered their overwhelming support of McCain after his diagnosis.

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  • Deposed Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif names former government minister as his successor
Deposed Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif names former government minister as his successor

His request was endorsed by lawmakers from his party. Shahbaz Sharif, who has been a major player in Pakistani politics since the 1980s, likely will win election and the ruling party will install him as prime minister until the next general election in April.

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  • J&K: 2 militants gunned down by Indian Army in Pulwama; encounter underway
J&K: 2 militants gunned down by Indian Army in Pulwama; encounter underway

As reported by The Global Kashmir , those killed have been identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid Magray. "The area where the terrorists were hiding was cordoned off and subsequently a search operation was launched in Tahab village on Saturday night", said the police official.

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