• Rep. Mark Meadows on Trump's Short List for Chief of Staff
Rep. Mark Meadows on Trump's Short List for Chief of Staff

Here's a list of where several of the candidates stand right now. Trump announced Saturday that Kelly, 68, would leave the administration - the latest key personnel move at a time of mounting pressure from the Russian Federation election-meddling probe that comes amid increased focus on preparing for the 2020 elections.

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  • US Presidential election heading towards referendum on 'lock him up'
US Presidential election heading towards referendum on 'lock him up'

Something that would be perfectly legal to do as a businessman could take on a different standard as a candidate and campaign finance laws are "very open-ended", he said. Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has also said that a president can not be indicted. Cohen pleaded guilty in August to eight federal crimes, including tax fraud, making...

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  • UNGA Adopts Resolution Calling for End to Israel’s Occupation of Palestine
UNGA Adopts Resolution Calling for End to Israel’s Occupation of Palestine

But the vote on the resolution to condemn Hamas was 87-57 with 33 abstentions, a plurality below the two-thirds requirement. "This is a very important achievement for the U.S. Ahead of the vote, the USA ambassador sent a letter to all UN missions to make clear that "the United States takes the outcome of this vote very seriously".

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  • Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe
Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe

At 9.41pm Millane and the 26-year-old man taken in by police today were seen on CCTV entering CityLife Hotel, which has entrances on both Queen and Durham Sts. "The focus now is to piece together exactly what happened to a young girl who came to New Zealand on her OE", he said. Det Insp Beard added officers were "determined to do everything we ca...

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  • Body found in Costa Rica is missing Florida woman
Body found in Costa Rica is missing Florida woman

We have spoken to Airbnb officials, who say they have reached out to both Carla's family as well as the FBI, OIJ and the local embassy. Stefaniak and April Burton, Stefaniak's sister-in-law, traveled to Costa Rica Thanksgiving weekend. Stefaniak reportedly FaceTimed a friend around 7:30 p.m. Burton returned to Tampa last Tuesday, but Stefaniak ...

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  • George HW Bush's Service Dog Broke Everyone's Hearts At His Memorial
George HW Bush's Service Dog Broke Everyone's Hearts At His Memorial

The funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, set to be attended by a wide array of former presidents and politicians, including Donald Trump, will last 90 minutes. Bush served as Central Intelligence Agency director when Carter first ran for president 1976. The casket will then be transported to the cathedral for the funeral service - th...

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  • Trump to name former Fox anchor Heather Nauert as next United Nations ambassador
Trump to name former Fox anchor Heather Nauert as next United Nations ambassador

Early in her career, Nauert worked as a health insurance consultant, according to the State Department, which says she studied at Mount Vernon Seminary and College, a private women's college in Washington DC, and Columbia University's journalism school.

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  • Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder
Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder

A podcast about the disappearance of a young mother in Sydney 36 years ago has led to the arrest of her husband after new witnesses came forward with fresh evidence about the case. Queensland police have confirmed that there has been an arrest on the Gold Coast , and the man will appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

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  • Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana
Frustrated Migrants Breach Border at Tijuana

One of the children was reported to have sustained a facial injury. At least one person in Mexico was seen helping adult members of the family group over the top of the wall, and then dropping the children to the waiting family members below, according to the release.

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  • Emails show Facebook used Israeli app to monitor phones, mulled selling data
Emails show Facebook used Israeli app to monitor phones, mulled selling data

On Wednesday, a British parliamentary committee made public numerous damaging internal emails and documents showing that the company allowed "special access" to users' data to partner companies like Lyft and Netflix while denying access to competitors such as Vine.

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  • Mattis: Russia tried to interfere in 2018 midterms
Mattis: Russia tried to interfere in 2018 midterms

He recognizes that what he does is actually creates hostility against his people. "He tried again to muck around in our elections this last month", Mattis said. On Beijing, Mattis said the U.S.is seeking a "constructive reciprocal, results-oriented" relationship. The revelation comes just days after President Donald Trump canceled a formal si...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel to brief US Senate leaders on Khashoggi's death
Central Intelligence Agency chief Haspel to brief US Senate leaders on Khashoggi's death

Other Republicans who last week had opposed a resolution directing the president to halt USA support of the Saudi war in Yemen now suggested they might change their position after hearing what Haspel had to say in the classified briefing. The White House denied having a hand in Ms Haspel's conspicuous absence, and the Central Intelligence Agency sa...

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  • U.S. special counsel Mueller recommends no jail time for Michael Flynn
U.S. special counsel Mueller recommends no jail time for Michael Flynn

Prosecutors said Flynn also provided help on other criminal investigations, although those details were redacted from the filing because the probes are ongoing. Flynn could face up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, but is likely to receive a lesser sentence. According to memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, Tr...

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  • United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty
United States gives Russian Federation 60 days to comply with nuclear treaty

The bilateral treaty between Washington and Moscow banned all land-based cruise and ballistic missiles with a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometers (310-3,410 miles). The prospect of USA missiles on European soil is a concern for states including Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, whose representatives have urged Mr Pompeo to continue with di...

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  • Lebanon-Israel border 'quiet' despite operation
Lebanon-Israel border 'quiet' despite operation

The Israeli government demanded worldwide action on Hezbollah on Tuesday for building tunnels to infiltrate and launch attacks against Israel. He declined to say how many were detected, when they reached Israeli territory and how they would be destroyed.

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  • Central Intelligence Agency intercepts implicate Saudi prince in killing of critic
Central Intelligence Agency intercepts implicate Saudi prince in killing of critic

Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, quickly exited the stage without shaking hands or talking with other leaders. On Monday, a joint statement issued on Monday announced the establishment of a higher council for coordination between Saudi Arabia and Algeria under the chairmanship of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Algerian Prime Ministe...

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  • Bush's final journey: By motorcade, plane and train
Bush's final journey: By motorcade, plane and train

The 54-year-old mother of two - America's first African American first lady and wife of the first black USA president - is wildly popular at home and overseas, loved for her warm personality, intelligence and women's activism. Thursday at 5:15 p.m. ET - Arrival and interment at George Bush Presidential Library & Museum, College Station, Texas. Bu...

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  • Trump calls for ‘full and complete’ sentence for Cohen in Russian Federation probe
Trump calls for ‘full and complete’ sentence for Cohen in Russian Federation probe

Eisen said Trump's tweet amounted to " witness tampering under 18 USC 1512 (b), which makes it illegal to "cause or induce any person to withhold testimony". Stone told ABC News on Sunday he would not testify against Trump and has not discussed a pardon with the president. Mueller determined Cohen lied to congressional investigators, and th...

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  • Putin says no talks with Ukraine about release of sailors
Putin says no talks with Ukraine about release of sailors

The leaders met amid a global outcry over the death of a US -based columnist who was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Russian Federation and the United States were ready to continue contact, he said . "If the domestic situation and the pressure from Russophobes like Ukraine and its sponsors prevents the USA president from developing norm...

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  • Facebook reportedly agrees to share an update on its civil rights audit
Facebook reportedly agrees to share an update on its civil rights audit

Soros called Facebook a " menace to society" in a January speech. But now, three internal sources claim that Sandberg requested information on Soros' financial investments. But it is Sandberg who oversees Facebook's policy and communications arms, which starting past year embarked on a hard-edged lobbying campaign to discredit the company's crit...

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  • Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square
Police seek couple who lost engagement ring in Times Square

Police officers said that it fell around 2.4m down the grate . The NYPD commissioner James O'Neill has also gotten involved, urging users on the social media site to "do your thing". Police are asking the public to help reunite the couple with the ring, posting a video of the couple trying to retrieve it. "The woman is described as 5'5" with blo...

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  • Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges
Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges

Mr Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. They are suspected of interfering in regulatory decisions that favoured Bezeq and its majority shareholder Shaul Elovitch. He is also suspected of negotiating fav...

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  • Trump signs new trade deal with Canada and Mexico
Trump signs new trade deal with Canada and Mexico

Speaking at the ceremony, Trudeau referred to the accord as a "new North American Free Trade Agreement " and described it as "modernizing NAFTA ", despite Trump's preferred branding as USMCA. The new agreement does make some changes to the way business is done in North America. It's not the end of the road for the deal. One of the most notabl...

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  • Argentina prosecutor acts on complaint against Saudi crown prince
Argentina prosecutor acts on complaint against Saudi crown prince

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit here on Thursday and they discussed ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties. Some senators said the White House blocked her participation. The vote on Wednesday was a rebuke not only to Saudi...

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  • Late George H.W. Bush valued ‘constructive dialogue’ with Russia - Putin
Late George H.W. Bush valued ‘constructive dialogue’ with Russia - Putin

Service defined President George H.W. Bush's life, and he taught all of us about leadership, sacrifice and decency". "President Trump is scheduled to speak with President George W. The Houston Astros tweeted their condolences to Bush on Saturday. Bush had a pampered upbringing and attended the prestigious Phillips Academy in Andover, but delaye...

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