• Pence says Trump remains focused on policy priorities, including tax cuts

    Beyond supporting candidates and funding Pence's non-official travel, the PAC will also transfer email addresses and donor information now trapped in his gubernatorial accounts to a federal one. If you put every Congressional Republican on truth serum, Trump's approval rating wouldn't be much higher than Elizabeth Warren's. Democrats said that strained credibility.

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  • 'Android O' beta released, Android OS now on 2 bn active devices

    'Android O' beta released, Android OS now on 2 bn active devices

    The strategy helps the company sidestep some of the complications of developing new features for the vast Android ecosystem, where only a fraction of devices are running on the latest version of the operating system, he noted. The user can also adjust the size of the window or park it at the side of the screen. However, what is rather absurd is that these dots on the apps appear only when there is an active notification in the notification shade.

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  • Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

    Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

    Father and son Michael Kimball, 57, and Christopher Kimball, 31, both of Norco, were arrested and charged with criminal damage to historic buildings or landmarks by defacing with graffiti. The city has been secretive about when and how the monuments will come down, with Liberty Place and Jefferson Davis being taken down at 3 a.m. According to the New Orleans Advocate , the band arrived around 1:15 a.m.

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  • Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

    Burr told reporters Thursday about the response from Flynn's lawyer. "Consistent with the committee's position since the beginning of (our) investigation, I welcome their willingness to cooperate", Burr said in his two-sentence statement.

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  • Justicia de EEUU nombró investigador especial por caso Trump | Internacional — Trama rusa

    Después de la reunión de la Cámara de Representantes , Justin Amash dijo a periodistas que si Trump hubiera tratado de anular una investigación del FBI , merecería ser destituido. Abogado, Robert S. Mueller III, de 72 años, fue director de la Oficina Federal de Investigaciones ( FBI ) por más de una década, entre el 2001 y el 2013, y en su juventud recibió tres altas condecoraciones por acciones de combate en Vietnam.

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  • Corrupción en Brasil daña imagen del Mercosur

    El expresidente Fernando Henrique Cardoso, de un partido aliado del gobierno, afirmó que si Temer carece de argumentos convincentes para defenderse , "tendrá el deber moral de facilitar la solución, así sea con la renuncia ". Un año después, el propio Temer , blanco de una investigación judicial por corrupción, parece lejos de su objetivo, y no contento con eso, se niega a renunciar pese a las graves acusaciones de corrupción surgidas en su contra y a la erosión de su base aliada.

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  • Victim in Times Square crash was 18-year-old tourist from Michigan

    Victim in Times Square crash was 18-year-old tourist from Michigan

    But investigators quickly turned their focus to the sobriety and mental health of the driver, identified as Bronx resident Richard Rojas. Rojas made a U-turn onto a sidewalk in Times Square, according to the New York Police Department. Two law enforcement officials say a driver accused of running down pedestrians in Times Square told officers he was hearing voices and expected to die.

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  • Almost 1.1 Million People Call For Impeach Investigation of the President

    Each time the Republicans defended the White House in the face of scandal or made excuses on Trump's behalf, they sacrificed credibility and made themselves accomplices to the Trump administration's dishonest bungling. And the 25th Amendment gives it the power to remove a president who is deemed by the vice president and Cabinet officials to be "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office".

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  • Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

    Budget 2017: $75b plan to create more than 60000 jobs

    Pushing up personal income tax by lifting the Medicare levy to 2.5 per cent of personal income is at odds with Mr Morrison's previous message that there is a spending problem not a revenue problem. "This represents an additional and fair contribution from our major banks, is similar to measures imposed in other advanced countries, and will even up the playing field for smaller banks", he said.

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  • Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

    Erdogan: Turkey will not take part in Raqqa offensive

    The skirmish came after President Donald Trump had welcomed Erdogan to the White House on Tuesday and praised him as a stalwart ally in the battle against Islamic extremism, ignoring Erdogan's authoritarian crackdown on his own people and recent tensions between the United States and Turkey over the military campaign against the Islamic State group.

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  • El Pozo de Quilmes será un sitio para la Memoria

    El Pozo de Quilmes será un sitio para la Memoria

    El titular del organismo, Adolfo Pérez Esquivel , aseguró: "La misión de estos sitios de Memoria no es quedarse en el pasado, sino iluminar el presente para poder construir una sociedad mejor". "Si se violan los derechos humanos, las democracias se debilitan", aseveró el Premio Nobel de la Paz. Durante el acto también habló Rubén Schell , integrante del Colectivo Quilmes Memoria, Verdad y Justicia y sobreviviente del Pozo de Quilmes: "En nombre de todos mis compañeros que no están, ...

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  • Flynn, Manafort Are Key Figures In Russia Probe Mueller Will Lead

    The Flynn investigation was part of a broader probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. The FBI investigation into the Russian impact on the 2016 election must continue. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. "This is not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr.

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  • Guess who DNC chair says is 'our nation's greatest security threat'

    Guess who DNC chair says is 'our nation's greatest security threat'

    A US official who confirmed the disclosure to The Associated Press said the revelation potentially put the source at risk. She was the first foreign leader to meet him in the White House following his inauguration in January. Across Capitol Hill, Republicans and Democrats alike are voicing frustration, distrust and irritation following the constant stream of controversies coming out of the White House.

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  • "No politician has been treated worse or more unfairly" - Pres

    His "advice", as he framed it, took a personal turn when he brought media coverage of his administration into the mix, boldly declaring that no politician has ever been treated as badly or unfairly as he has. A day earlier, the Washington Post, citing unnamed sources, reported that Trump had shared highly classified intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov regarding an Islamic State group terror threat.

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  • Albanian political parties strike deal to end crisis

    Albanian political parties strike deal to end crisis

    It includes the postponement of the election date and the appointment of opposition representatives to the government, to positions in charge of the electoral process. The Albanian opposition, led by the Democratic Party, had been protesting and boycotting the parliamentary works since February 18. "We eagerly look forward to an election with the participation of all of Albania's political parties", he said.

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  • US Extends Obama-era Nuclear Sanctions Relief for Iran

    The United States brands Iran as a "state sponsor of terrorism" and says Tehran's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a civil war in Syria, Houthi rebels in Yemen's civil war and the Hezbollah Shi'ite political party and militia in Lebanon, have helped to destabilise the Middle East.

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  • Michael Noonan to step down at next election

    While the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Richard Bruton have both ruled themselves out of the leadership race, despite serious consideration. Mr Harris added: "Simon Coveney certainly doesn't shirk challenges; he confronts them". Leo has progressed through the party ranks, with distinction to become a competent, caring, decisive and diligent Minister and I believe those qualities will be to the fore should Leo become Party Leader and Taoiseach.

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  • Sending Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia Is a Genius Move

    Sending Toby Keith to Saudi Arabia Is a Genius Move

    The US official shared some other details about President Trump's first overseas visit with the media at the White House, having dubbed it " a historic trip ". Referring to ISIL, also known as ISIS, and al-Qaeda, he said: "Saudi Arabia agrees with the USA administration's view in relation to the role of the U.S.

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  • Iran Elections: Conservative Candidate and Tehran Mayor Ghalibaf Withdraws from Race

    Iran Elections: Conservative Candidate and Tehran Mayor Ghalibaf Withdraws from Race

    The May 19 election is shaping up primarily as a contest between Rouhani, a pragmatist who has improved the Islamic Republic's relations with the West and sought to liberalise Iranian society, and Ebrahim Raisi, a conservative cleric who served in the judiciary for many years.Rouhani has criticised Raisi's past as a senior prosecutor in the 1980s when thousands of jailed dissidents were executed.

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  • Jason Chaffetz will resign from Congress in June

    Chaffetz, who as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wields unilateral subpoena power, has come under fire in recent months for not probing President Donald Trump's potential business conflicts and any of his associates' ties to Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

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  • Out-of-control vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in New York's Times Square

    The driver, a 26-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, told officers he was hearing voices and expected to die, according to two law enforcement officials. Other friends say he was having money troubles. Social media posts also showed people lying on the sidewalk and being attended to by crews. "He didn't stop", said Asa Lowe, of Brooklyn, who was standing outside a store when he heard screaming as people scattered.

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  • Argentina se sumó al repudio internacional por el asesinato del periodista mexicano

    Precisó que habló con el jefe del Gobierno de Ciudad de México , Miguel Ángel Mancera, quien preside la Conferencia Nacional de Gobernadores, "y se acordó que el día de mañana tenga lugar esta reunión". Autoridades estatales reportaron este miércoles que Córdova se encuentra en estado estable. Se trata, expuso, de "un espacio que ha venido contando con aportaciones de organismos nacionales e internacionales y que ha brindado protección a más de 530 periodistas y defensores".

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  • Trump asegura que enfrenta "la mayor cacería de brujas"

    Varios asesores de la Casa Blanca instaron al presidente Donald Trump a contratar un abogado externo para que le ayude en la controversia sobre si su campaña tenía vínculos con Rusia , confirmaron a nuestra cadena hermana NBC fuentes del gobierno de EEUU.

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  • NHS works to curtail cyber attack damage

    However, the wave of attacks has slowed down significantly. HSE staff are being asked to turn on but not log onto their PCs for two hours this morning to allow checks to take place, and also to think before they click. In North America, Lakeridge Health in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada was affected by the attack, reports CTV News . So far, Apple Mac computers are not being targeted by this cruel ransomware attack.

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  • 'Coast to Coast' bank robber arrested in New York

    'Coast to Coast' bank robber arrested in New York

    About 16 minutes later, he entered the Capital One Bank at 1295 Second Ave. a block away and handed the teller a note demanding money, the NYPD said. After police canvassed the banks for evidence, they were able to locate Waulters a short time later and believe he's the man linked to at least five robberies in New York City and Los Angeles since early March.

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  • GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

    GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

    Cornyn, who has served as a senator since 2002, says while he won't be filling the position, he believes the country "needs a well-credentialed, independent FBI Director". An adviser to another candidate on the White House short-list, former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, 75, said Kelly is also being persuaded to step out of the running.

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