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Trump Blames Cohen Hearing for Failure of North Korea Summit

Trump Blames Cohen Hearing for Failure of North Korea Summit South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that Seoul will actively try to get the nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang quickly back on track. Bolton said Trump had been clear that Warmbier's death was " barbaric and unacceptable ", although Schiff countered that the president's "obsequious comments" had compounded the summit's failure. [Full Article...]

Trump administration under the spotlight once again as Russian Federation investigation expands

Trump administration under the spotlight once again as Russian Federation investigation expands While Republicans bend over backward to defend the president in order to please their base voters - the people they need to mollify if they're to withstand primary challenges - they will alienate the rest of the voting public. Trump has also posted countless tweets impugning Mueller and his team, hinting at pardons and encouraging witnesses not to cooperate. Whether referring to the Preside... [Full Article...]

Second Canadian minister quits over scandal, Trudeau taking it 'seriously'

Second Canadian minister quits over scandal, Trudeau taking it 'seriously' Wilson-Raybould resigned from Cabinet last month after being demoted to veteran affairs minister the month before. Trudeau's principal secretary Gerald Butts has also quit, and is due to testify before the House of Commons justice committee on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

More than 1500 tortoises and terrapins found in smuggler's luggage at airport

More than 1500 tortoises and terrapins found in smuggler's luggage at airport Customs officials made an unusual discovery in the Philippines on Sunday - over 1,500 live turtles stuffed into suitcases. Officers said the cases had been brought on a flight from Hong Kong by a passenger from the Philippines and left unclaimed in the arrivals area of Manila's Ninoy Aquino worldwide airport. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis announces opening of Secret Archives on 'Hitler's Pope'

Pope Francis announces opening of Secret Archives on 'Hitler's Pope' The archives will open on March 2, 2020, Francis announced in a speech to members of the Vatican's Secret Archives. The date is the 81st anniversary of the election of Eugenio Pacelli to the papacy. Pius has been accused of doing little to help Jews before the war, when he was apostolic nuncio to Germany, and of staying quiet as persecution led to the Holocaust. [Full Article...]

Dutch Husband of Shamima Begum Wants to Take Her Home

Dutch Husband of Shamima Begum Wants to Take Her Home Begum, whose future remains uncertain, is shamelessly pleading for a return to the United Kingdom for the safety of her son, who she gave birth to in the al-Hawl camp. Her British citizenship was revoked last month on security grounds. The lawyer for the Begum family put out a statement saying, "It seems to be a freaky decision and I'm not entirely sure how that will stand up legally", stressing t... [Full Article...]

UK government minister quits over Brexit

UK government minister quits over Brexit British drivers traveling to Ireland or other European Union countries will also need the paperwork - just one of a host of new rules and hurdles citizens will need to negotiate if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a framework over its departure. [Full Article...]

Storm Freya batters parts of United Kingdom and Ireland

Storm Freya batters parts of United Kingdom and Ireland A yellow warning for wind lifted at 6am after gusts of up to almost 80mph whipped a large swathe of the country on Sunday, with downed trees and debris causing power cuts and affecting travel. On public transport, Irish Ferries cancelled all of its services from Pembroke Dock on Sunday but StenaLine services from Fishguard operated as normal, while some train services were affected . [Full Article...]

US House Democrats target Trump-Putin talks, obstruction

US House Democrats target Trump-Putin talks, obstruction Nadler noted Monday that prosecutors in Mueller's office and the Southern District of NY are "aware" of the panel's probe, suggesting he took steps to make sure the document requests did not interfere with ongoing investigations linked to Trump. [Full Article...]

The UK may have 'no option' but to delay Brexit — Liam Fox

The UK may have 'no option' but to delay Brexit — Liam Fox Michael Tomlinson, one of an eight-strong " star chamber " of Conservative MPs who will scrutinise what is brought back from Brussels, said only significant changes to the backstop would do. Tory Brexiteers and the Northern Irish DUP are also softening on their demands for tweaks to the withdrawal agreement. As Brexit goes down to the line, investors are watching to see if May can win over eno... [Full Article...]

In blow to Canadian PM Trudeau, second minister quits over scandal

In blow to Canadian PM Trudeau, second minister quits over scandal Jane Philpott, who quit as president of the Treasury Board, was one of Trudeau's most trusted ministers. Gerald Butts, who quit as Trudeau's principal secretary last month, will testify to the House of Commons justice committee from 10am ET (1500 GMT) to noon (1700 GMT) on Wednesday, the clerk of the committee said by email on Monday. [Full Article...]

4 months later, victor of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claims prize

4 months later, victor of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claims prize The South Carolina Lottery announced Monday (Tuesday NZ time) that the victor, who elected to remain anonymous, will be given a one-time payment of US$878m (NZ$1.28b) - the largest jackpot payout to a single victor ever, the lottery organisation said. [Full Article...]

Muslim Congresswoman Strikes Again, Facing New Anti-Semitism Charges

Muslim Congresswoman Strikes Again, Facing New Anti-Semitism Charges She apologized , but affirmed her concerns about the role lobbyists, including the pro-Israel AIPAC, play in the government process. Omar's latest controversial comments come just a few weeks after she sparked a firestorm of criticism from her fellow Democrats over what they said was a similar anti-Semitic trope. [Full Article...]

Concern Over Protests About Stephon Clark Shooting Prompts Mall Closure in Sacramento

Concern Over Protests About Stephon Clark Shooting Prompts Mall Closure in Sacramento Police said the officers who fired at Clark believed he was pointing a gun at them. District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert says that may have contributed to his actions the night the 22-year-old unarmed black vandalism suspect was fatally shot in his grandparents' backyard. [Full Article...]

USA merges consulate with Jerusalem embassy, downgrading diplomatic relations with Palestinians

USA merges consulate with Jerusalem embassy, downgrading diplomatic relations with Palestinians In a farewell video addressed to the consulate's Palestinian partners, Consul General Karen Sasahara, who is leaving her post as the unofficial United States ambassador to the Palestinians and will not be replaced, maintains that new Palestinian unit at the embassy will carry forward the mission of the consulate, "in support of the strengthening of American-Palestinian ties, to boost economic oppo... [Full Article...]

Helicopter Crash Kills Four Americans And Their Pilot In Kenya

Helicopter Crash Kills Four Americans And Their Pilot In Kenya The crash occurred Sunday night in Central Island National Park as two helicopters took off after a visit to the Lobolo tented camp, according to an internal police report seen by The Associated Press. He had previously served as a Kenya Defence Forces pilot, but had been working for a private firm, KIDL Helicopters , since March 2017. Captain Magonga, an ex-military pilot hails from Nyamatar... [Full Article...]

House Democrats Launch Sweeping Probe Into President Trump

House Democrats Launch Sweeping Probe Into President Trump He said the requests would be sent to officials at the White House and Justice Department, along with Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and Allen Weisselberg , the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, the president's global business empire. [Full Article...]

13-foot gator, estimated to be 50 yrs. old, found in Georgia

13-foot gator, estimated to be 50 yrs. old, found in Georgia An image of a giant alligator in Georgia has been getting a lot of attention on social media. The largest alligator ever found reportedly measured in at 19.2ft and was discovered in Louisiana - although this has not been confirmed according to the Journal of Herpetology. [Full Article...]

Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech

Trump Rips the Ongoing Investigations Against Him During CPAC Speech Speaking at CPAC, Trump commented that North Korea had a bright economic future if the two countries made a deal, but did not have any economic future with nuclear weapons. Our country is in crisis, and we need someone who knows how to bring people together and get things done. In front of the House Oversight Committee last week , Cohen vowed to provide an "accurate and truthful" account, this ... [Full Article...]

Video catches avalanche ripping through Ten Mile Canyon near Interstate 70

Video catches avalanche ripping through Ten Mile Canyon near Interstate 70 Weather in the area meant that the DOT couldn't see the tops of the mountains in Ten Mile Canyon where snow was building up, Ford said. While the avalanche looked bad on camera, it wasn't enough to close the highway. "It was not a controlled slide", a CDOT spokesperson told FOX31 . He tells KDVR-TV he and his dad saw a "big white cloud" and noticed the avalanche. [Full Article...]


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