• Donald Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military
Donald Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Trump is challenging Cuba to negotiate better agreements for Americans, Cubans and those whose identities lie somewhere in between. Trump's approach is aimed at halting the flow of USA cash to the country's military while maintaining diplomatic relations.

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  • Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties
Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

The chamber passed the bipartisan sanctions legislation 97-2. The Iran bill, including the Russian Federation sanctions amendment, was expected to pass the Senate on Thursday or later on Wednesday. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and force President Donald T...

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  • United States president confirms he is under FBI investigation
United States president confirms he is under FBI investigation

Adam SchiffAdam SchiffDem: Congress will begin impeachment if Trump fires Mueller, Rosenstein House Russia probe considers expanding to Trump digital director: report Top Intel Dem: Congress won't allow Trump to "so egregiously overstep his authority" MORE (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday that Cong...

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  • Md. Mom Drives to Atlanta Airport, Leaves Behind Daughter, Goes Missing
Md. Mom Drives to Atlanta Airport, Leaves Behind Daughter, Goes Missing

Maranda Hakimi Harvey, 29, of Odenton, Maryland drove from her home and arrived at the airport Thursday evening, Atlanta police Sgt. Warren Pickard said at a news conference. "Even if you're going to shop, it wouldn't be a wise decision". Police said the 4-year-old girl is with police as they try to make contact with family back in Maryland ...

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  • Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out
Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

She said her husband wanted to go to Washington to work with people to change the tax brackets. "I can't wrap my head around it", she said. I spoke to one person who lives in the area, Marilyn Blaha, who says she knew him professionally years ago, says her brother was still a friend.

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  • Alexandria shooter's wife:
Alexandria shooter's wife: "I can't wrap my head around it"

Louis reports . In the wake of this tragedy, all we can do is pray for the continued healing of Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise and give thanks that the lives of Congressmen Brooks and Palmer and so many others were spared Wednesday morning.

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  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

Top party leaders were told by his ministers that chief minister ignored warnings about the growing unrest among farmers demanding adequate price for their produce and loan waver. They reportedly pressed for loan waivers and "satisfactory" prices for their farm produce. While appealing to the farmers to come forward and discuss all the issues...

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  • Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled — CNN chief
Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled — CNN chief

Kelly decided she would not do it apparently telling executives "that would then be a hit piece without giving him the chance to respond . It was basically instantaneous". What was in the audio leaks? The letter appears largely meant to apply more shame and pressure to NBC and Kelly. It's just another sign that Kelly is not up to the task of ...

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  • Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal
Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal

Djibouti, a close Western ally, hosts French and United States military bases and is the main route to the sea for Eritrea's arch foe and Washington's top regional ally, Ethiopia. The Qatari pullout comes as the Gulf emirate is locked in a bitter dispute with Saudi Arabia and its allies over alleged ties to Islamist extremists, a charge it denies.

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  • Security forces end 10-hour siege in Somali capital
Security forces end 10-hour siege in Somali capital

The blast largely destroyed the restaurant's facade and sparked a fire at the restaurant. Another senior member of the Somali security forces, Mohamed Hassan, said several people were rescued safe and sound by security forces. "The operation goes on", Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's military spokesman, told Reuters . Pressure is growing on Som...

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  • The 5 Best Moments from Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game
The 5 Best Moments from Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game

Jennifer Scalise also is thanking the first responders who rushed to her husband's aid Wednesday and the staff at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where her husband remains in critical condition. Many players, although wearing uniforms of various professional and college baseball teams within their states and districts, wore the purple caps of...

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  • Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'
Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'

Trump's Friday morning tweet capped off 24 hours of comments on Twitter about the investigation , including several remarks about his opponent in the 2016 election . Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump attend a news conference at the White House in Washington , US, March 17, 2017. Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey reg...

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  • Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit
Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

Two Americans affiliated with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean American Christians, were detained in separate incidents in April and May. The State Department strongly warns against it, citing cases like Warmbier's. A Department of State spokeswoman won't say what envoy Joseph Yun gleaned a...

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  • The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details
The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details

On Tehran's enmity with Washington, the Iranian leader said "Some of the problems with the U.S. are essentially unresolvable as the US's problem with us has nothing to do with nuclear energy or human rights, their problem is with the principle of the Islamic Republic".

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  • Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22
Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22

But tries from Kenki Fukuoka and Yutaka Nagare in the dying minutes gave the 27,381-strong crowd something to cheer about, and left Japan head coach Jamie Joseph looking for an overall improvement when the two teams meet again in Tokyo next Saturday.

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  • Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'
Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'

At 4.30pm, Sabine Weyand, European Commission's deputy chief negotiator and Olly Robbins, permanent secretary, United Kingdom department for exiting the EU, will meet. Shadow worldwide trade secretary Barry Gardiner also appeared to soften Labour's stance on membership of the single market, acknowledging it was "an open question" whether Britai...

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  • Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery
Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery

Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) talks to other members during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015. Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious.

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  • Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting
Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting

U.S. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle exchanging fire with the gunman, along with congressional aide Zachary Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. Federal law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois , who died following a shootout with authorities.

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  • Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case
Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case

A guilty verdict by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal would have annulled the 2014 victory, thus stripping Temer of the rest of his mandate. Brazilian President Michel Temer has been acquitted of accepting illegal donations during the campaign he ran with impeached leader Dilma Rousseff.

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  • Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister
Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

Enda Kenny left an administration with five women around the cabinet table; Varadkar's has only four. Leo Varadkar will now take over from Enda Kenny , who previously served as the Irish Prime Minister ( Taoiseach ) until he announced his retirement in May.

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