Ryan, who now considers Pelosi an "honest partner", commended the Democrat leader for "her commitment to creating a system that will ensure the speedy rise of new leadership reflecting the diversity and energy of our caucus". She'll need a majority of voting House members, probably 218 votes, with outnumbered Republicans likely to oppose her unanimously. It's unclear if the proposal will pass when the party lays out its rules next year, and some Democrats have already expressed their ...
Menlo Park Police Department confirmed on Twitter that it's investigating a bomb threat at the venue. The threatened building, which is on the main Facebook campus, has been evacuated and a bomb squad is going through the building looking for evidence of a bomb.
The U.S.is developing a new initiative called "Prosper Africa " to expand U.S. economic interests and investment in Africa. The United States will no longer provide indiscriminate assistance across the entire continent without focus or prioritization, and we will no longer support unproductive, unsuccessful, and unaccountable U.N.
The Journal reported that prosecutors enlisted Rick Gates , Trump's onetime deputy campaign manager and deputy chairman of the inaugural committee, to provide information about the inaugural fund's spending and donors. Last month, Special Counsel Robert Mueller told a federal judge in a court filing that Gates was cooperating with "several ongoing investigations" and could not yet be sentenced .
He went on to explain that the money legally belonged to Brinks, and that at the time of the incident, the truck was "parked on the shoulder and two armed guards, Brinks employees, were trying to gather the money". Police Capt. Phil Taormina says it looks as if the vehicle had an issue with the lock on one of its doors. Commuters on a New Jersey highway had their trip paid for if they were willing to hop out of their cars to collect it.
Scratch Yankees president Randy Levine from the line-up of candidates for the job of President Trump's chief of staff. Politico noted Trump's tweet on the subject, which read: "Fake News has it purposely wrong". "I appreciate his service very much", Trump said Saturday. Some people who are cropping up in the free-for-all discussion of possible successors to outgoing chief of staff John Kelly appear to be pulling themselves out of consideration.
Some observers of North Korea in the South say Pyongyang may have judged that Kim's trip to Seoul would yield little benefit, as denuclearization talks with the U.S. Despite its name, the area around the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) is one of the most fortified places on earth, replete with minefields and barbed-wire fences.
On the opening day, robot Boris was shown. Later on the robot is shown being interviewed in the studio by a host of the show, again using astonishingly realistic movements. Even the really advanced ones. Russian website TJournal asked how such an advanced robot had been developed so quickly with no studies being published, why it appeared to have no external sensors, and why it was the flawless size for a human to fit inside.
Canada has also been able to grab a bigger slice of China's wheat and soybean market as the Asian nation feuds with the U.S. Soybean shipments have almost doubled to 1 million tons between August and October while wheat exports rose 97 per cent to 397,200 tons, Canadian Grain Commission data show.
Flynn pleaded guilty a year ago to lying to federal investigators about the contents of his conversations with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the U.S. "For lying. For lying to the vice president, Mike Pence about the conversation that he had with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador, and whether or not sanctions came up".
Those who receive a threat are asked to contact police and not respond to the demand. Some of the emails in Montreal and other cities demanded $20,000 payment in Bitcoin . In an update, the school said the threat appeared to be part of a "national hoax". Some of the emails have the subject line "Think Twice". Scores of institutions have been shut down for the same reason: an email in which the sender claims to have set a bomb inside the structure and to have their "man" nearby "watching ...
Prosecutors claim Butina used her contacts with the National Rifle Association and the National Prayer Breakfast to develop relationships with USA politicians and gather information for Russian Federation. Butina also enrolled as a graduate student at American University in Washington , where she earned a master's degree in global relations earlier this year.
The caravan of more than 6,000 migrants first arrived at the Mexico-U.S. border in Tijuana a month ago. A police officer and a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official detain people during a gathering in support of the migrant caravan in San Diego, close to the border wall between the United States and Mexico.
Others joined her in calling for a second referendum now that the difficulties and economic toll of Brexit have become clear. But although the Prime Minister has bought herself some time, MPs of all parties are not convinced she will be able to win significant concessions on her European travels.
A OH man was arrested on Friday for allegedly plotting to conduct a shooting attack at a synagogue in the Toledo area. On Tumblr, she posted "photographs and comments glorifying mass murders like the Columbine shooters and Dylann Roof ". In November, Joseph expressed that his physical jihad was the path he would like to take and expressed sympathy for the October shootings at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh .
She said: "If Labour lodges a motion of no confidence in this incompetent government tomorrow the SNP support and we can work together to give people the chance to stop Brexit in another vote". NO-CONFIDENCE: Theresa May leaves Downing Street to head to PMQS - for the last time? Strangely enough, the answer to that question could lie with the Democratic Unionist Party, Mrs May's Commons allies, rather than the prime minister herself.
Some GOP sources, however, doubt any of the candidates can effectively manage Trump . In recent days, the president has used his own Twitter profile to lash out at the Russian Federation probe, a testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and, of course, the chief of staff position.
Candlelight vigils were on Monday being planned around the country during the weekend the operators of the Sky Tower - the most distinctive building in Auckland's skyline - said it would be lit in white until Thursday night as a tribute. Before she vanished, Millane had been staying at a backpacker hostel in Auckland and left some of her belongings there. Their examination of dense bush where Ms Millane's body was found is ongoing and officers were still appealing for witnesses near the scene.
The right-wing media powerhouse has admitted it helped illegally bury a salacious story about President Donald Trump shortly before the 2016 election in a deliberate effort to boost his chances at beating Hillary Clinton, federal prosecutors in NY revealed today.
In the statement, Butina admitted to working with Russian politician and central banker Aleksandr Torshin from March 2015 "to establish unofficial lines of communication with Americans having power and influence over US politics". During the hearing, Butina said she understood that she could be deported following her conviction and sentencing, but Judge Chutkan told her that the decision on deportation would not be one made by her court.
On Wednesday, Brezinski slammed Pompeo for his repeated defense of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who the Central Intelligence Agency concluded ordered the torture and murder of Jamal Khashoggi , a US-based journalist who had been critical of the Saudis' repressive monarchy.
Such information would be valuable not just to criminals seeking to commit identity fraud but also intelligence agencies seeking to build dossiers and track movements of diplomats, spies, military personnel, business executives and journalists, according to several cybersecurity experts.
After a 10,000 kilometers flight, the Russian bombers landed at Maiquetia airport near Caracas in Venezuela, Russia's Defense Ministry reports . Russian President Vladimir Putin sent the fighter bombers in as a show of support for the South American country's government in direct warning to Donald Trump's America Russia's Defence Ministry said the bombers were accompanied by two other Russian military planes, but did not say if the planes were carrying missiles, how long they would ...
The result means the PM cannot face a fresh Tory confidence vote for at least another year, though she had earlier told backbenchers her time at the helm would be limited as she would not fight the next election as Conservative leader. Labour MP Jess Phillips said it showed votes were "all that mattered". Mrs May has promised to bring the deal, with any late tweaks she can secure in Brussels, back to MPs by January 21.
Cohen should have known better". FILE - The cover of an issue of the National Enquirer is shown, featuring President Donald Trump at a store in New York, July 12, 2017. In his first public reaction since the sentencing, Trump said that he was the victim of the attorney's malpractice. The Mueller investigation represents a threat to Trump's presidency.
Around 9:30 a.m., firefighters and deputies responded to a reported lockout in the 700 block of Bockman Road in San Lorenzo and heard a man moaning in the building, according to the Alameda County Fire Department . He was immediately rushed to hospital for emergency medical treatment. The unnamed man was found to be physically exhausted and dehydrated, but is expected to make a full recovery.
In this frame grab taken from a security camera provided by Campinas City Hall, two people shot by a gunman lie wounded at the entrance of the Metropolitan Cathedral, in Campinas, Brazil , Tuesday, Dec. Brazil past year registered 63,880 murders and its murder rate of 30.8 per 1,00,000 citizens is three times higher than the level the United Nations considers to meet the definition of "endemic violence".
Soldiers nearby responded by firing toward the vehicle, which managed to get away, the IDF said. At around 5am local time on Thursday morning, Israeli police forces killed a Palestinian after he allegedly stabbed two Israeli border police officers in occupied East Jerusalem's Old City.
The special counsel and federal prosecutors in NY are filing court memos detailing the cooperation of longtime Trump legal fixer Michael Cohen , who has admitted lying to Congress and orchestrating hush-money payments to protect the president.
The Kremlin bit back, with spokesman Dmitry Peskov pointing out the US's own huge military spending. He told reporters Tuesday that such criticism sounds odd from a country "half of whose military budget would be enough to feed the whole of Africa".