• House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto, Ensuring National Emergency Continues
House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto, Ensuring National Emergency Continues

The 248 lawmakers voting to override fell 38 short of a required two-thirds majority. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters Tuesday before the vote that he hoped Republicans would pretend Barack Obama was still president, and consider how they'd vote in that context.

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  • Mike Lee: Green New Deal 'Destructive' and 'Dangerous'
Mike Lee: Green New Deal 'Destructive' and 'Dangerous'

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) are speaking out about the Democrats Green New Deal that fizzled out on Tuesday (Mar. "I'm not sure I've ever seen the self-professed supporters of a piece of legislation more angry or irritated that they would actually have to vote on it", McConnell said Tuesday.

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  • Boeing 737 Max 8 makes emergency landing in Orlando, Fla
Boeing 737 Max 8 makes emergency landing in Orlando, Fla

The New York Times reported Monday that pilots from five airlines tested current and updated software on a Boeing flight simulator. Boeing has flown test flights of its 737 MAX to evaluate a fix for the system targeted as a potential cause of the crashes, two sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

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  • 'NO COLLUSION': GOP celebrates after Mueller report clears Trump of allegations
'NO COLLUSION': GOP celebrates after Mueller report clears Trump of allegations

Barr's letter reported to Congress that Mueller found no evidence Trump campaign staffers assisted with Kremlin-backed efforts to interfere in the hotly contested 2016 presidential campaign. Republicans will use their interpretation of the AG's letter to characterize further Democratic efforts to investigate collusion between the Trump campa...

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  • Gaza rocket hits Israeli home injuring 7, Netanyahu cuts short Washington trip
Gaza rocket hits Israeli home injuring 7, Netanyahu cuts short Washington trip

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will return from the U.S. after meeting with President Donald Trump and has cancelled his speech at the 2019 AIPAC conference tomorrow. Before the firing began, an Egyptian delegation cancelled its planned entry into the Gaza Strip as militants warned that an Israeli offensive will be met with a harsh r...

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  • Trump claims he wants Mueller findings public. Hmm
Trump claims he wants Mueller findings public. Hmm

The House last week voted overwhelmingly to release Mueller's report in its entirety once it is completed, but the resolution was blocked by Sen. Reportedly on the verge of Mueller's final report being submitted to Attorney General William Barr , Trump has not relented in his attacks on the Justice Department and the investigation, which h...

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  • Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics, CNN
Florida man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics, CNN

The van that Cesar Sayoc drove was festooned with stickers that hailed President Donald Trump and attacked his critics. Sayoc's guilty plea had been anticipated since his court docket showed last week that a pretrial conference scheduled for Thursday had been changed to a "plea" hearing.

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  • IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in China
IDB bank calls off annual meeting next week in China

In an interview on Friday, Guaido said Maduro had lost the ability to "finance political blackmail" to retain power thanks to pressure brought by foreign governments who have recognized him as the South American country's rightful leader in the midst of a hyperinflationary economic collapse.

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  • Mueller Already Found ‘Quite a Bit’ on Trump — MSNBC’s Katy Tur
Mueller Already Found ‘Quite a Bit’ on Trump — MSNBC’s Katy Tur

However, sources say the language used in the responses will be essentially what has been heard from the White House over the course of the investigation - that there was "no collusion" and that the investigation was a "witch hunt". If Trump directs the Justice Department to defy the subpoena, the court fight would nearly certainly go to the Supr...

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  • Jared Kushner uses private email and WhatsApp to conduct official government business
Jared Kushner uses private email and WhatsApp to conduct official government business

Lowell also, according to the Democrats, confirmed that Kushner's communications were with "people outside of the United States", according to the letter. Cummings said Lowell also told him and then-South Carolina GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy, who was the chair at the time of the December meeting, that first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump ...

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  • President Trump Just Recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli Territory
President Trump Just Recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli Territory

Trump's tweet. Peace talks between Syria and Israel have continued on and off since Israel unilaterally annexed the area in 1981, a move which was not recognized internationally. Netanyahu, the Israeli PM, quickly tweeted his gratitude. Much of the world, including Canada, recognizes the Golan Heights as occupied territory. Voicing these claims...

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  • Israeli killed in West Bank 'terrorist' attack: army
Israeli killed in West Bank 'terrorist' attack: army

The terrorist then hijacked a auto and drove to another nearby junction, where he shot a third person before fleeing into a nearby Palestinian village, the military said . Israel has called on Palestinians for years to halt the stipends, which benefit roughly 35,000 families of Palestinians killed, wounded, or jailed in the conflict with Israel, m...

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  • Ethiopia minister: Clear similarity between two crashes
Ethiopia minister: Clear similarity between two crashes

Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges told journalists that a preliminary report would be released within 30 days. " Clear similarities were noted between Ethiopian Air Flight 302 and Indonesian Lion Air Flight 610 , which will be the subject of further study during the investigation", she reportedly told the paper.

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  • NZ teen arrested for sharing Christchurch massacre video
NZ teen arrested for sharing Christchurch massacre video

There's no restriction on the number of guns or quantity of ammunition a licensed gun owner can have and pest control is legally considered a reason to own a military-style semi-automatic weapon. Ms Ardern confirmed that her office had received a document from the suspect nine minutes before the attacks but that it did not contain any specific de...

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  • New Zealand gun laws to change: Ardern
New Zealand gun laws to change: Ardern

Following the attack, New Zealand's national security level was changed from "low" to "high". Tarrant has been described as a suspected white supremacist, based on his social media activity. The death toll stands at 49, and 39 people are being cared for in Christchurch Hospital. Funerals were planned on Saturday for some of the victims, sev...

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  • New Zealand Gunman Smirks In Court During Court Appearance, Denied Bail
New Zealand Gunman Smirks In Court During Court Appearance, Denied Bail

The Minneapolis Police Department will also be giving more attention to mosques and places of worship following the mass shootings. A Jordanian man, who did not want to be named, said he moved to New Zealand seven years ago because it was a safe place to raise his children.

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  • New Zealand PM’s office received shooter’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack
New Zealand PM’s office received shooter’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack

The attack , which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern labelled as terrorism , was the worst ever peacetime mass killing in New Zealand and the country raised its security threat level to the highest. "There is one charge of murder brought at the moment, it is reasonable to assume that there will be others", said Judge Paul Kellar . The suspect d...

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  • Beto O'Rourke Joins Democratic Presidential Field
Beto O'Rourke Joins Democratic Presidential Field

Then he added: "Is he insane or is that just how he acts?" The nominating process will test whether O'Rourke can translate that kind of support and star power to a different kind of campaign, one in which he'll be competing against other popular Democrats , not an opponent like Republican Sen.

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  • Gambino Crime Boss Francesco
Gambino Crime Boss Francesco "Frank" Cali Shot Dead In New York

A law enforcement official confirmed the victim was a high-ranking member of the Gambino crime family and is believed to be the acting boss. According to local media in New York , Cali took the helm of the family in 2015 , replacing Domenico Cefalu.

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  • The Debate - After Bouteflika: Will Algeria protests force out old guard?
The Debate - After Bouteflika: Will Algeria protests force out old guard?

In a letter to the nation released by state news agency APS, the ailing leader also said the presidential election scheduled for April 18 would be postponed. Former colonial ruler France welcomed Bouteflika's decision. The conference will supposedly draft a new constitution and reschedule the election. "We are now dealing with a president so ea...

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