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In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats

In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats President Donald Trump cheerfully embraced the American flag as he came on stage to "God Bless the USA" playing in the background at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher, reporting from Oxon Hill, Maryland said the conference "is really about Donald Trump energising his base". Cohen has admitted paying hush money to two women - porn actress ... [Full Article...]

Democrats clash over anti-Semitism resolution in response to Omar comments

Democrats clash over anti-Semitism resolution in response to Omar comments Ilhan Omar of Minnesota over her comments on Israel. Hoyer said that, despite the delay, the resolution was still being discussed but might not come up for a vote this week. Eventually, reading the tea leaves, those same Democrats who were so eager to pass the resolution chose to delay it. Both the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Progressive Caucus are expected to meet later ... [Full Article...]

House Democrats announce broad probe into allegations against Trump

House Democrats announce broad probe into allegations against Trump Lastly, Collins commented on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's newest anti-sematic remarks on Israel. Mr Nadler isn't calling the inquiry an impeachment investigation but said House Democrats , now in the majority, are simply doing "our job to protect the rule of law" after Republicans during the first two years of Mr Trump's term were "shielding the president from any proper accountability". [Full Article...]

Clapper: Trump-Kim Summit 'Doomed from the Outset'

Clapper: Trump-Kim Summit 'Doomed from the Outset' President Donald Trump take a walk after their first meeting at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel, on February 28, 2019. While the two leaders were optimistic about securing a deal heading into the talks, Trump walked away from the negotiating table after the North Koreans made unacceptable demands. [Full Article...]

'Absolute miracle': Rescuers find missing California sisters

'Absolute miracle': Rescuers find missing California sisters The girls were unharmed when discovered in a distressed territory, and he attributed their comeback in part to their survival training they had received with their local 4-H club. "How they were out there for 44 hours is pretty unbelievable". More than 100 law enforcement officers are searching for two young sisters who've been missing from their Northern California home since Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump's trade move could deal a political blow to India's Modi

Trump's trade move could deal a political blow to India's Modi Under the GSP program, "certain products " can enter the U.S. duty-free if countries meet eligibility criteria including "providing the United States with equitable and reasonable market access". He said India now is looking at a non-GSP trade pact with America. The package, according to the official, was already in the process of being worked out, as the United States had made it clear to th... [Full Article...]

Paul to vote against Trump

Paul to vote against Trump Paul joins fellow Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in opposing Trump's declaration - a reflection of some resistance within the Republican Party to what some lawmakers see as executive overreach and a challenge of the constitutional separation of powers. [Full Article...]

Colleges that don't support 'free speech' will lose federal funding

Colleges that don't support 'free speech' will lose federal funding Instead, the heating and air-conditioning business owner fears the report could prove a political landmine for overzealous Democrats trying to take down a president they despise. But undoubtedly, at this point, the Senate would vote against removing Trump from office. "I would just like to say, if these socialist progressives had their way, they would put the Constitution through the p... [Full Article...]

U.S. House panel casts wide net in Trump obstruction probe

U.S. House panel casts wide net in Trump obstruction probe Since taking power in the wake of November's midterm elections, House Democrats have vowed to investigate Trump's presidency and business as they await the special counsel Robert Mueller investigation's findings. The House Judiciary Committee sent letters to 81 people and entities linked to Trump, demanding documents within two weeks about a lengthy list of events involving the country's 45t... [Full Article...]

OR man survives chilly ordeal by eating hot sauce packets

OR man survives chilly ordeal by eating hot sauce packets On Sunday, February 24 , outdoorsman Jeremy Taylor filled up his Toyota 4Runner with gas, and set off into the OR snow. As per The Guardian , Jeremy Taylor had taken his pooch Ally to fill his vehicle up and were last seen at a local petrol station on February 24 . [Full Article...]

Trump administration hits Venezuela with new sanctions for blocking aid

Trump administration hits Venezuela with new sanctions for blocking aid In a statement, U.S. treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said :"We are sanctioning members of Maduro's security forces in response to the reprehensible violence, tragic deaths, and unconscionable torching of food and medicine destined for sick and starving Venezuelans ". [Full Article...]

House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probe

The New York Democrat has repeatedly expressed his view in recent months that Trump either clearly obstructed justice, or attempted doing so, by seeking to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller

Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller Trump said Comey was Mueller's "best friend", and implied Comey should have been fired before Trump took office. Who do you want to believe? Trump also renewed criticism of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell as someone who "likes raising interest rates", and said the US dollar is too strong. [Full Article...]

Trump ordered officials to give Kushner top-secret security clearance

Trump ordered officials to give Kushner top-secret security clearance However, a new report from the New York Times on Thursday seems to contradict what the president's daughter said. USA officials who were charged with investigating Kushner's suitability to hold a security clearance grew concerned before the presidential adviser took office. [Full Article...]

Canada allows United States extradition of Huawei CFO to proceed

Canada allows United States extradition of Huawei CFO to proceed Canada has approved extradition proceedings against the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, prompting a furious reaction from China. The statement comes in the wake of Canada paving the way for a hearing to extradite Meng to the United States , where she is sought for allegedly violating sanctions imposed by Washington on Iran. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau Suddenly Has a Political Crisis on His Hands

Justin Trudeau Suddenly Has a Political Crisis on His Hands That Wilson-Raybould held both jobs, as is customary in Canada, is at the heart of the controversy over whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others pushed her too hard to help SNC-Lavalin avoid a criminal prosecution over allegedly corrupt business dealings. [Full Article...]

Quiet start to March; Next wave of snow arrives Sunday

Quiet start to March; Next wave of snow arrives Sunday You can follow my updates here and on Twitter @growingwisdom . "Baltimore city itself will be close to the line, but Carroll County and northern Baltimore County will see an accumulation of snow", said the National Weather Service's Cody Ledbetter. [Full Article...]

Deaths as India and Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir

Deaths as India and Pakistan resume shelling in Kashmir Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman , whose MiG fighter was shot down Wednesday as he chased Pakistani jets over disputed Kashmir, crossed over at the Wagah frontier late Friday several hours after the scheduled time. " Pakistan believes in fake news", he said and pointed out how Pakistani Army initially claimed that it had two Indian pilots in its custody while the truth was that only one was I... [Full Article...]

Russia, China block US Venezuela push

Russia, China block US Venezuela push Venezuela's National Assembly President Juan Guaido said that he would return to Caracas in the next few days despite threats from the government of Nicolas Maduro . The defeated Russian resolution called for peaceful settlement of disputes and a political solution in Venezuela, and reaffirmed the primary role of the government in seeking and consenting to global aid. [Full Article...]

Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race

Mark Meadows' birther history puts the lie to his thoughts on race She said a black woman wasn't intelligent enough to be there of her own free will and instead was there only because the white man told her to be there. Cohen will testify about hush money payments Trump allegedly made to porn star Stormy Daniels to cover up an affair, plans to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow, and whether the president directed him to lie to Congress; and he has provided documen... [Full Article...]


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