Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

French authorities deployed 89,000 police and gendarmes (65,000 the week before), with 8,000 of them in the capital and this time with orders to act quickly against any fighting in order to prevent destruction, and also to raise barricades. More..

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Former Bush attorney general could return to the role
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Former Bush attorney general could return to the role

Sessions' chief of staff, Matthew Whitaker , was elevated to acting attorney general and took control of Mueller's investigation. Barr also suggested that there was more basis to investigate Hillary Clinton fo...More..

by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Trump still seeking chief of staff as Nick Ayers turns down role

One source said Trump had sought a two-year commitment from Ayers and that Ayers was unable to agree to that. Now, many are wondering who will take Kelly's place in leading President Trump's White House t...More..

Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Kushner offered advice to Saudi crown prince after journalist’s death

The source describes Khashoggi struggling against a group of people determined to kill him. That publication provided it to the Times , the paper said . However, Haley downright refused to take President Trum...More..

Top Democrats say Trump may face impeachment, jail over hush money
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Top Democrats say Trump may face impeachment, jail over hush money

Nadler was responding to Friday's filing in the Southern District of NY on Michael Cohen, which stated, in part, "With respect to both payments, Cohen acted with the intent to influence the 2016 presidential e...More..

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields guilty of first-degree murder
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields guilty of first-degree murder

A 21-year-old neo-Nazi has been found guilty of all the charges resulting from a rally in Virginia that ended in the death of Heather Heyer . Heather Heyer , a 32-year-old paralegal and civil rights a...More..

'Don't take my sunshine away': Brother's tribute to Grace Millane
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

'Don't take my sunshine away': Brother's tribute to Grace Millane

Police said on Saturday she had been murdered and they were questioning a man in connection with her death. A man, 26, was charged with murder Saturday after he was last seen entering the CityLife hotel in Au...More..

Wisconsin Republicans approve bill to weaken Democrats's power
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Wisconsin Republicans approve bill to weaken Democrats's power

A spokeswoman for Michigan Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof said the latter bill would transfer oversight to a "bipartisan entity, rather than a political officeholder". Republicans have controlled the As...More..

Court Deadlines Set Stage for More Russia Probe Details
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Court Deadlines Set Stage for More Russia Probe Details

Court filings from prosecutors in NY and special counsel Robert Mueller's office Friday laid out previously undisclosed contacts between Trump associates and Russian intermediaries and suggested the Kremlin a...More..

Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

Mueller's team asked Kelly - who the network earlier reported was no longer on speaking terms with Trump - about what he remembered about Trump's attempt to fire Mueller and whether the president had tried to...More..

Comey transcript reveals questions about 2016 campaign
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Comey transcript reveals questions about 2016 campaign

Comey will appear for the interview Friday after fighting a subpoena in court. Comey denied a tweet from Mr. Trump earlier this month which said that he and Mueller were "best friends". Comey was accused in...More..

Trump picks Army chief of staff as next top military adviser
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Trump picks Army chief of staff as next top military adviser

The Joint Chiefs of Staff serve as the executive branch's top military advisers. Milley's nomination will need to be confirmed by the Senate. Dunford is a Marine Corps general. He has served in numerous com...More..

French students join 'gilet jaunes' in protest
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

French students join 'gilet jaunes' in protest

The French government signalled Wednesday that it was prepared to make further concessions to "yellow vest" protesters, even raising a possible rollback on a controversial move to cut taxes for high earners p...More..

CNN New York Offices Evacuated For Bomb Threat
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

CNN New York Offices Evacuated For Bomb Threat

During the bomb scare, CNN was forced to switch to pre-recorded material and host Don Lemon had to evacuate the studio in the middle of his show. The NYPD later gave the all clear for employees to go back to...More..

Images Reportedly Show Expansion of NK Missile Base
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Images Reportedly Show Expansion of NK Missile Base

North Korea has expanded a key long-range missile base in the months since a summit between the country's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump, according to satellite images published by CNN on We...More..

Trump says he wants Nauert as next United Nations ambassador
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Trump says he wants Nauert as next United Nations ambassador

Trump describes Nauert to reporters as "very talented" and "very smart". If confirmed, Nauert, 48, would replace Indian-American Nikki Haley who had said in October 2018 that she would be leaving the Uni...More..

Russian Federation says detention of China’s Huawei CFO shows USA arrogance
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Russian Federation says detention of China’s Huawei CFO shows USA arrogance

The U.S. allegations , detailed in a provisional arrest warrant granted last August by a NY judge, hinge on a 2013 presentation Ms. Meng gave to HSBC and its American affiliate. "This is the culmination of wha...More..

Around 90 mafia members arrested in raids across Europe
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Around 90 mafia members arrested in raids across Europe

Authorities said they conducted raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on the 'Ndrangheta , a southern Italy-based organized crime group. There should be over 1,000 arrests and bil...More..

Leading senators push towards deal targeting Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Leading senators push towards deal targeting Saudi Arabia

Senior US senators have introduced a resolution denouncing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , as well as the war in Yemen and Riyadh's diploma...More..

Ukraine says cargo traffic resumed in Sea of Azov
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Ukraine says cargo traffic resumed in Sea of Azov

Ukraine says that its ships were operating in line with a 2003 treaty with Russian Federation envisaging free navigation for vessels of both countries in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait. Russian troops an...More..

US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

US Marine planes crash: Search and rescue off the coast of Japan

United States officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to Reuters, said one of the aircraft was an F/A 18 fighter jet while the other was a KC-130 refuelling aircraft, with a combined total of seven person...More..

George Conway Suggests Trump Tweet Obstructed Justice
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

George Conway Suggests Trump Tweet Obstructed Justice

George Conway , a lawyer, a frequent Trump critic and the husband of Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway , responded to the president's tweet about Stone with a not-so-cryptic reference to the statutes that...More..

Facebook gave Netflix and Airbnb preferential data access to data, documents reveal
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Facebook gave Netflix and Airbnb preferential data access to data, documents reveal

The defunct app developer obtained them as part of its ongoing lawsuit in California state court alleging that Facebook violated promises to developers. Six4Three's founder, Ted Kramer, had obtained them as par...More..

George HW Bush begins final journey to Washington before burial in Texas
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

George HW Bush begins final journey to Washington before burial in Texas

Their presidencies separated by a single generation, the nation's 41st and 45th presidents shared little in personality or worldview. "To be honest, at one point in history, ' he said, "it would not have been...More..

Giuliani Misses a Space on Twitter and Things Spiral
by | Thursday, December 06, 2018

Giuliani Misses a Space on Twitter and Things Spiral

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer, is busy singing for his freedom to Robert Mueller and those involved with the Russian Federation investigation. The same thing-period no space-occurred later and...More..