Sen. McCaskill Will Not Support Gorsuch

She said she hoped Democrats could "try to figure out a way to hold onto 60". Now we're asking Gardner to avoid the nuclear option to get to that straightforward solution. Republicans control the Senate 52-48, meaning they need to win over eight vo... More..

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United States lawmakers claim Russian Federation 'tried to hijack USA election'

In the committee's opening remarks, Ranking Democrat Mark Warner said "Russia sought to hijack our democratic process" by employing a disinformation campaign on social media, which he describes as "Russian prop...More..

SWAP DEAL | North Korean murder suspects go home with victim's body
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SWAP DEAL | North Korean murder suspects go home with victim's body

They escorted the body of leader Kim Jong-un's half brother, who was murdered with VX nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport last month. According to Malaysia, Kim died as the result of exposure to a VX chemic...More..

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UN Secretary General starts official visit to Iraq

Guterres also met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and the two sides reviewed "the humanitarian, security and political situations in Iraq as well as the victories of the Iraqi forces against IS",...More..

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Qatari emir calls for inter-Palestinian reconciliation

The summit's host, Jordan's King Abdullah, said that Israeli settlements in the West Bank are an obstacle to peace. In a short speech at the opening of the Arab Summit, the Saudi monarch, whose country has ba...More..

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Your Views: Solution to health care is Medicare for everyone

Medical care and prescription drug prices are too high, which drives up the cost of health insurance and sticks working people and retirees with exorbitant deductibles, co-pays and co-insurance. Ironically, the...More..

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Dutch mayor gives go ahead to pro-Turkish rally

Erdogan made the remarks only a day after the government threatened to abandon a refugee agreement with the European Union, which was sealed in March 2016 to stem the flow of refugees to Europe in return for fi...More..

Iraqi army retakes two neighborhoods in western Mosul
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Iraqi army retakes two neighborhoods in western Mosul

The officers were caught around 3 a.m. on Monday in Bab Jadid district in Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling to oust Islamic State after liberating the eastern half of the city. As militants retreat into ...More..

Father of French airport attack suspect: 'Son was not a terrorist'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Father of French airport attack suspect: 'Son was not a terrorist'

The attack occurred shortly after the man shot at a police officer during a routine traffic stop in a Paris suburb, the French interior minister said. Visiting the scene, President Francois Hollande said: "I ...More..

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Shiv Sena MP assualts Air India staffer, booked for violent act

A Shiv Sena parliamentarian reportedly assaulted a crew member of Air India during an arguement over a seat aboard the aircraft. Previous year an MP was arrested on charges of assaulting an airline official a...More..

Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill

Ryan refused to commit to a timeline for action "because we want to get it right". "But it would move too far to the right where you wouldn't get other Republicans to support it". The White House was less commi...More..

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Flynn, Nunes Fallout Grows for Trump White House

But some House Republicans have begun expressing concerns about Nunes' ability to lead the investigation after the events of the past week. Nunes should not have a role in the committee's investigation into R...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

UP: Yogi Adityanath orders closure of slaughterhouses, bans cow smuggling

The shop owners said all their stock was charred in the fire. Post assuming office as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament today. The Ghaziabad...More..

Vermont Attorney General joins defense of clean power rules
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Vermont Attorney General joins defense of clean power rules

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said his office "absolutely" sees itself litigating against the EPA down the road. "Rolling back the Clean Power Plan will only rob us of the renewable energy jobs...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Russell Westbrook expands his MVP case with historic 57-point triple-double

I love his offensive versatility in that he is so good at scoring around the bucket without relying on just lob jams and open dunks. "We just trust him". He has this desire and drive where he'll find a way. Not...More..

DHS List Targets Police Agencies Not Helping Feds
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

DHS List Targets Police Agencies Not Helping Feds

The DHS' Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency issued 3,083 such requests between January 28 and February 3, and found 206 instances of immigrants who were released from custody instead of detained and t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Claire McCaskill Announces She'll Support Filibuster of Neil Gorsuch

Three of the senators holding those seats - Michael Bennet of Colorado, Joe Donnelly of IN, and Jon Tester of Montana - have yet to publicly announce whether they will filibuster Gorsuch's nomination or opp...More..

Drink-driver left family in flood waters
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Drink-driver left family in flood waters

As of 18:00 local time, 31 March, there were 9 rivers or creeks under major flood warnings in Queensland , including the Logan and Albert Rivers, as well as the Bremer, Connors, Isaac, Mackenzie and Fitzroy Ri...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

European Union sets out guidelines for Brexit negotiations

They will be amended and then approved by the remaining 27 European Union leaders in a month's time, and they are likely to set out a clear negotiation schedule, the BBC's Chris Morris in Malta says. "No one is...More..

Turn back you clocks on Sunday morning
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Turn back you clocks on Sunday morning

There'll be an extra hour of sleep for New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory tomorrow morning with Daylight Saving set to end. Cessnock Station Officer Lawler...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

United Kingdom begins Brexit process, triggers Article 50 to leave EU

Yes Jihye, "no turning back" is what Prime Minister Theresa May told parliament after the notice to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was hand delivered by Britain's EU ambassador to European Council Pr...More..

S Korean leader downsized from Blue House to solitary cell
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

S Korean leader downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

If she is convicted of bribery, Park, 65, could face between 10 years and life in prison, although her successor has the power to free her with a special presidential pardon. As a former president she will li...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

ANC Treasurer-General says he has reservations about cabinet reshuffle

Mkhize, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe reportedly told President Zuma that they did not agree with his intention to fire Gordhan. "There are certain patterns [in the p...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump signs executive orders ramping up trade enforcement

President Trump on Friday announced two new executive orders aimed at tackling long-standing concerns around trade enforcement, but he left the room before actually signing the orders. almost all of the countri...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism chief Mark Rowley said police had nine people in custody after Wednesday's attack which killed five people, including the assailant. But they also were determined. Eight ...More..

2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

Four were killed at a Chicago restaurant just blocks from where a pregnant woman had been found dead hours earlier. The fatalities from the South Shore attack were Emmanuel Stokes, 28, and Edwin Davis, 32 who...More..

Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Most disapprove of Trump, except on economy

Most oppose key elements of the short-circuited GOP proposal to overhaul President Barack Obama's health care law, including Medicaid cuts and surcharges for people whose coverage lapses. Trump suffered a los...More..

Indian butchers shut shops in protest at Hindu crackdown
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Indian butchers shut shops in protest at Hindu crackdown

And, if they find any discrepancy, they can inform me, so that action could be taken immediately against the guilty", he said. Fish vendors have also joined the stir which has seen non-vegetarian delicacies g...More..

British police says all those arrested after London attack now released
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

British police says all those arrested after London attack now released

Masood drove his vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then ran into the Palace of Westminster grounds armed with two knives. A 30-year-old man detained on 26 March in Birmingham on suspicion of ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Muslim anti-apartheid veteran Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

Born into a family of Indian origin in 1929, Kathrada, affectionately known as Kathy, was affected by those laws. "I remember as though it was yesterday the first time I met him‚ nearly 28 years ago‚ soon aft...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition

She had already said that Britain's commitments to the European Union had to be dismantled before talks could move on. Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of blackmail after suggesting in her Articl...More..

Meningitis-Vaccine Deficit Takes Lives in Nigeria
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Meningitis-Vaccine Deficit Takes Lives in Nigeria

The head of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, said almost 2,000 cases had been reported since the first in the northwestern state of Zamfara. "Thankfully the vaccines have arrived...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Strikes pound east Damascus after rebel assault

The Syrian army forces had on Monday pushed back the terrorists' massive offensive on their positions in the Northern parts of Jobar and laid siege on tens of militants in the region after launching a new milit...More..

GOP Moderates Push Compromise After Death of Obamacare Repeal
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

GOP Moderates Push Compromise After Death of Obamacare Repeal

You can subscribe to Newsweek's Foreign Service on Acast , SoundCloud and on iTunes . "Hopefully, it will start being bipartisan, because everybody really wants the same thing". Even if all 193 Democrats ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

NC Lawmakers Agree to Repeal Controversial Bathroom Law

Roy Cooper on Thursday signed a bill overturning the state's controversial "Bathroom Bill" after it passed the state House and Senate on the same day. HB2 supporters argued that the law was needed to preserve...More..