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House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

However, Republicans need Democrats to sign onto the spending bill for it to pass, giving the minority some leverage if they adhere to the unity Schumer touted. Even though votes are still being count...

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California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know

California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know

Zoo staff have begun to evacuate some animals - starting with the lemurs - but the fire has not spread as fast as the Malibu blaze due to lighter winds. "There was really no firefight involved", sai...

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Tory councillor tells Theresa May to resign on radio

Tory councillor tells Theresa May to resign on radio

There is cabinet collective responsibility in this country. But Brexit minister Dominic Raab resigned over her deal, sending the pound tumbling. "You have suffered several ministerial resignatio...

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CSIS: 13 secret missile sites ID'd in N. Korea

CSIS: 13 secret missile sites ID'd in N. Korea

Maxwell. "What everybody is anxious about is that Trump is going to accept a bad deal - they give us a single test site and dismantle a few other things, and in return they get a peace agreement t...

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Canada in talks with Pakistan over possibly taking in Asia Bibi

Canada in talks with Pakistan over possibly taking in Asia Bibi

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Asia Bibi , a Christian woman recently freed from prison a...

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Michelle Obama Says She'll Never Forgive President Donald Trump

Michelle Obama Says She'll Never Forgive President Donald Trump

Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke about politics, miscarriages, fertility treatments, and marriage counseling during an interview with Robin Roberts on ABC's "20/20" that aired Sunday night...

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India, US to increase engagement in oil, energy sector

India, US to increase engagement in oil, energy sector

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control. "Prime Minister referred to his speech here in S...

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Arrests in Slayings of 8 Family Members

Arrests in Slayings of 8 Family Members

Authorities in the past suspected multiple attackers who were familiar with the victims' homes and the surrounding area about 70 miles south of Columbus. Authorities say that one of the suspects in th...

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At least 9 dead in wildfire that destroyed Paradise, California - Pop. 26000

At least 9 dead in wildfire that destroyed Paradise, California - Pop. 26000

But some a half-block away were laid to waste, as were dozens more, and virtually everything on the landscape around the community had been turned to ash. Captain Scott McLean, of the California depar...

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Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

He is in custody and awaiting booking, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Michael Avenatii, who was arrested on Wednesday , called the allegations against him "completely bogus". Meanwhile, t...

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Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial

Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial

But the defence barrister's argument garnered widespread attention after she told the jury to take into account what the teenager was wearing. "Does the evidence out-rule the possibility that she wa...

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Pellegrini's Has Re-Opened This Morning

Pellegrini's Has Re-Opened This Morning

Ali was shot dead at point-blank-range by police on the scene. His death shocked the city and nation, as few who encountered 74-year-old during his 44 years of running Pellegrini's forgot meeting ...

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Associate of close Trump adviser expects to be indicted by Mueller

Associate of close Trump adviser expects to be indicted by Mueller

Corsi announced on Monday that he expects to be indicted by Mueller, and Schecter was set to interview him about that. "The expenses are extraordinary", he said. Jerome Corsi says negotiations fell...

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California wildfire becomes deadliest in state's history as toll hits 42

California wildfire becomes deadliest in state's history as toll hits 42

Sol Bechtold drove from shelter to shelter looking for his mother, Joanne Caddy, a 75-year-old widow whose house burned down along with the rest of her neighbourhood in Magalia, just north of Paradise...

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Haftar denies participation in Libya summit

Haftar denies participation in Libya summit

The Haftar camp regularly accuses Turkey and Qatar of militarily and financially backing his rivals, including Islamists. Speaking to Turkish reporters before leaving, the official further explain...

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Saudi Arabia cornerstone of stability in region, Trump to Macron

Saudi Arabia cornerstone of stability in region, Trump to Macron

Macron's office on Saturday acknowledged that his remarks "could create confusion" but stressed: "He never said we need a European army against the United States". The idea that Macron would see the U...

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Sheriff’s Office Publishes List of People Missing after Camp Fire

Sheriff’s Office Publishes List of People Missing after Camp Fire

President Trump has approved an expedited request for a disaster declaration for the California fires, saying he wanted "to respond quickly in order to alleviate some of the incredible suffering goi...

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Gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

Gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

Ventura County sheriff Geoff Dean said Thursday that Sgt. Ron Helus , a 29-year veteran of the sheriff's office, died while confronting the gunman in Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, locat...

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Cindy Hyde-Smith’s ‘public hanging’ joke draws Twitter backlash, response from Espy

Cindy Hyde-Smith’s ‘public hanging’ joke draws Twitter backlash, response from Espy

Lamar White Jr ., who runs a progressive publication called the Bayou Brief , tweeted the video, which he said shows Hyde-Smith with her arm around cattle rancher Colin Hutchinson , who had ju...

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Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border

Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border

It said the closures were needed "to install and pre-position port hardening infrastructure equipment in preparation for the migrant caravan and the potential safety and security risk that it co...

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Fox News issues statement on CNN's lawsuit against Trump

Fox News issues statement on CNN's lawsuit against Trump

Two main claims are alleged. "I think Jim Acosta's been on Twitter the entire time - I'm not sure how his First Amendment rights are abridged". And Woodward said CNN is playing right into Pr...

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Judge tells Rick Scott, Bill Nelson to cool it with the rhetoric

Judge tells Rick Scott, Bill Nelson to cool it with the rhetoric

The recounts would determine Nelson's race, the governor's race between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum , the race for agriculture and consumer services commissioner and a handfu...

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Satellite images reveal Kim Jong-un's secret missile bases in North Korea

Satellite images reveal Kim Jong-un's secret missile bases in North Korea

The Beyond Parallel program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies identified the bases in a Monday report, signaling that Pyongyang has been misleading the West about its intention...

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Gaza ceasefire largely holds after flare-up

Gaza ceasefire largely holds after flare-up

The minister had earlier on Wednesday hinted at his impending resignation from the coalition government of Netanyahu. But the political fallout from the ceasefire agreement could be huge for Israeli ...

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Trump finally appoints new ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Trump finally appoints new ambassador to Saudi Arabia

The New York Times , while citing three people familiar with a recording of Khashoggi's killing collected by Turkish intelligence, said while he was not mentioned by name, USA officials believe "your ...

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India looking for balanced trade pact with RCEP members

India looking for balanced trade pact with RCEP members

But stumbling blocks remain, including India's reluctance to open up its markets, particularly to Chinese firms. Trump is staying away from the Singapore summit, and also from the annual meetings of...

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Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing

A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security declined to comment on Nielsen's potential departure. In an interview with ABC News during the five-day trip to Ghana, Mali, Kenya and Egypt last ...

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Is the French army trolling Trump for missing WWI cemetery visit?

Is the French army trolling Trump for missing WWI cemetery visit?

Initially, the White House blamed bad weather for Trump's absence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in northern France , about 60 miles from Paris , on Saturday. The two men struck a...

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European Union proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

European Union proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

Three EU sources said the backstop would come in the form of a UK-wide customs arrangement, with specific provisions for Northern Ireland which go deeper on the issue of customs and alignment with the...

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In Paradise, on the search for life after Camp Fire

In Paradise, on the search for life after Camp Fire

They are asking family members of those reported missing to submit DNA samples, in order to identify the anticipated remains. Ten search teams were working in Paradise - a town of 27,000 that was ...

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