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Michelle Obama, hyping her book, ‘Becoming,’ stops at alma mater, Whitney Young

Michelle Obama, hyping her book, ‘Becoming,’ stops at alma mater, Whitney Young As if we didn't love her enough already. The memoir covers Obama's childhood and education, early struggles in her marriage to Barack Obama , and her tenure as the First Lady. She said it was at that point she and husband Barack realized: 'We had to do IVF'. Former first lady Michelle Obama says she took a page out of Laura Bush's playbook and reached out to Melania Trump to offer adv... [Full Article...]

Healey, other AGs call for Whitaker to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Healey, other AGs call for Whitaker to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe We don't want there to be any ambiguity about that, ' Schiff told NBC's 'Meet the Press '. That set off immediate alarm bells: Whitaker has been overtly critical of the broad scope granted to Mueller's team to probe beyond allegations Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in 2016, into other ties between Trump, his family and aides, and Russian Federation - an investigation the pr... [Full Article...]

Fire officials say 177 homes have burned in Woolsey Fire

Fire officials say 177 homes have burned in Woolsey Fire She, her husband and six others rode out the fire in a tunnel a short distance up the road as the fire burned the hillsides above and all around them. The count of lost structures in both Southern California fires climbed to almost 180, authorities said. Wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour were expected through Monday, conditions similar to when the fire started Thursday and quickly overtook Par... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka's President dissolves parliament and calls snap election amid political crisis

Sri Lanka's President dissolves parliament and calls snap election amid political crisis The Agence France-Presse cited an unnamed minister as saying that "the election is likely to be held in early January" rather than the scheduled date in 2020. Sirisena has also accused Wickremesinghe and another Cabinet member of plotting to assassinate him, a charge Wickremesinghe repeatedly denied. Mark Field, the British minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, tweeted his concern about ... [Full Article...]

Traces of hydrofluoric acid, chemicals discovered in Saudi consul's residence

Traces of hydrofluoric acid, chemicals discovered in Saudi consul's residence The Turkish leader insisted Saturday that the 15-member Saudi delegation sent to the consulate "know very well the murderer or murderers". Saudi Arabia has rejected Turkish requests to hand over the suspects arrested over the killing. Khashoggi, who lived in Virginia and wrote columns for The Washington Post , was killed when he went to the consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to pick up a pape... [Full Article...]

Thousand Oaks Shooter Posted About His Mental Health During the Attack

Thousand Oaks Shooter Posted About His Mental Health During the Attack Add Thousand Oaks Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Thousand Oaks Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News . "It was just a normal Wednesday night, just having a good time", said Moorpark College freshman Cole Knapp, who suddenly heard a loud bang that he initially dismissed as a prankster setting off a firecracker. [Full Article...]

Protesters march in Seattle to defend Mueller investigation

Protesters march in Seattle to defend Mueller investigation Democrats urged the passing of a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller as he continues his probe into potential Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election. Thursday's letter to the Justice Department was signed by Oregon's Ellen Rosenblum and Washington's Bob Ferguson and their colleagues in Hawaii, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Vermont, Rhode Is... [Full Article...]

1 killed, 2 injured in "terror" attack in Australia's Melbourne

1 killed, 2 injured in Once at the scene police say the man who emerged from the vehicle attacked officers, before members of the public alerted them to several people who had been stabbed. He moved to Australia in the '90s from Somalia, and had a record of "minor" offenses, including marijuana use, some driving offenses and theft. Premier Daniel Andrews thanked the strangers who sprang into action "without a moment's... [Full Article...]

Protests across Bay Area against President Trump's appointment of new attorney general

Protests across Bay Area against President Trump's appointment of new attorney general In a tweet , the President announced that Sessions' Chief of Staff would take his place in the interim. But it's unclear how this requirement operates in regard to the attorney general, who has no identifiable supervisor other than the president. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama slams Trump in new book

However, along with her confessions regarding the details of her marriage to the former president, she was critical of Donald Trump , who replaced Barack Obama in the Oval Office. Obama added that she would "never forgive" Trump for promoting the birther movement. Michelle Obama wrote. " Donald Trump , with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family's safety at risk". [Full Article...]

Trump signs proclamation denying migrant asylum

Trump signs proclamation denying migrant asylum Thanks to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, asylum rules were reformed to prevent migrants from receiving asylum by claiming they are fleeing violence, gangs, or domestic abuse. "U.S. law specifically allows individuals to apply for asylum whether or not they are at a port of entry". Rights groups call rules unconstitutional and a violation of global law. [Full Article...]

Crowd gathers in Rock Hill to protest Trump’s firing of Sessions

Crowd gathers in Rock Hill to protest Trump’s firing of Sessions The president has repeatedly called the probe into alleged Russian collusion with his campaign a waste of time and money. Mr Trump has repeatedly pilloried his top law enforcement official since Mr Sessions stepped aside from the Russian Federation investigation in March 2017, allowing his deputy Rod Rosenstein to lead an inquiry that has dogged the White House. [Full Article...]

California wildfires: Five dead and more than 150,000 evacuated

California wildfires: Five dead and more than 150,000 evacuated The Reno Fire Department and South Lake Fire Rescue have both sent strike teams to the fire, and the Placer County Sheriff's Office says they are heading that way to help with evacuations. The extent of people's injuries was not immediately known as officials could not access the risky area, 180 miles northeast of San Francisco. Social media was flooded with apocalyptic imagery of smoke-filled s... [Full Article...]

All the Ways Democrats Made History on Tuesday

All the Ways Democrats Made History on Tuesday She shocked many in NY politics, including herself, when she came out of nowhere to defeat 10-term Representative Joe Crowley in New York's Democratic congressional primary last. Meanwhile, more than 1,000 miles (1600km) away in the state of Iowa, Abby Finkenauer had also joined the ranks of the nation's youngest representatives. [Full Article...]

Did faulty sensor cause Indonesia air crash?

Did faulty sensor cause Indonesia air crash? Indonesia is to launch a " special audit " of Lion Air's operations in the wake of last week's deadly crash that killed 189 people, the government said on Monday. 4, 2018. "When there was a problem, the pilot would write it down and the mechanic would do (a repair).Then the plane would be declared airworthy". [Full Article...]

Ten-year-old charged in infant's death

Ten-year-old charged in infant's death The 11 charges filed against Colten Treu on Tuesday include four counts of vehicular homicide and four counts of a hit-and-run resulting in death. The mother of one of the girls killed said she was standing near her daughter when the truck came crashing toward them. [Full Article...]

Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota

Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota A Somali-American refugee from Minnesota and a Palestinian-American activist from MI made history on Tuesday as the first two Muslim women elected to the United States House of Representatives. The Palestinian-American won the Democrat primary for the seat in August with around a third of the total vote share. Tlaib explicitly supports the destruction of the Jewish state of Israel and its ... [Full Article...]

Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter

Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter Trump's ongoing feud with CNN has seen the president skip over Acosta at press conferences, and has seen the president's supporters boo the reporter at rallies. "I give her a lot of credit". The implied question, i.e. He also described CNN as "the enemy of the people ". Acosta still refused to quit badgering, prompting Trump to say: "Just sit down please". [Full Article...]

Trump calls barbed wire 'beautiful' as troops install wire along border

Trump calls barbed wire 'beautiful' as troops install wire along border Terrence O'Shaughnessy that some of the troops being sent to the border will be armed. By Monday, some 4,800 active-duty troops had arrived at the 13 logistics hubs that the Pentagon established to support the mission. DHS officials have said that they are anxious that caravans of Central American asylum-seekers pushing up from the south may overwhelm CBP personnel. [Full Article...]

Marsha Blackburn vying to become Tennessee's first female U.S. Senator

Marsha Blackburn vying to become Tennessee's first female U.S. Senator While the race was in a dead heat, Blackburn's poll numbers began to rise not long after President Donald Trump came to the state to promote her among MAGA supporters. It's expected to be a close race between Blackburn and Democratic Senate hopeful Phil Bredesen who previously was governor for the state. "I just really want those young people to know how important it is to the future of our ... [Full Article...]


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