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Ivanka Trump reportedly used private account to send hundreds of emails

Ivanka Trump reportedly used private account to send hundreds of emails According to the Post , Trump had used her personal email for official business far more frequently than known. Peter Mirijanian , spokesman for Ivanka's ethics counsel Abbe Lowell , responded the report by saying she "sometimes used her private account", but that it was mainly just for logistics and her family's schedule. [Full Article...]

Trump's asylum ban blocked by federal judge

Trump's asylum ban blocked by federal judge But the 28-year-old businessman, who has scars on his face from an acid attack while he was protesting against the Nicaragua government, says he doesn't want to do anything illegal. A federal judge has barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. The groups quickly sued after Trump issued a proclamation that said anyone who cross... [Full Article...]

Russia Denounces "Interference" At Interpol Leadership Vote

Russia Denounces On Monday, four United States senators jointly urged President Donald Trump to oppose Prokopchuk's candidacy and accused Russian Federation of abusing Interpol to settle scores and harass dissidents by issuing warrants, known as red notices, for their arrest. [Full Article...]

Duterte, Xi to meet in Manila for the first time

Duterte, Xi to meet in Manila for the first time Panelo said the two-day visit by the Chinese official will mark an opportunity to further strengthen and sustain bilateral relations. "China and the Philippines have lots of common interests in the South China Sea". "I commend President Duterte for his leadership under which the people of this country have actively searched for, and found, a development path in sync with the trend of the times... [Full Article...]

Taliban say no pact struck with US over peace plan

Taliban say no pact struck with US over peace plan Taliban officials said Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 that Pakistan has released Abdul Samad Sani, a US -designated terrorist who served as the Afghan Central Bank governor during the militants' rule, along with a lower-ranking commander named Salahuddin. [Full Article...]

Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner McRaven, who served as commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014, oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan that led to the killing of the al Qaeda leader. McRaven's comments came up once more during Sunday's program. In response, McRaven denied that he supported Clinton in the 2016 presidential race, but clarified that he was a supporter of President Barack ... [Full Article...]

Spain May Thwart Theresa May's Brexit Plan Over Gibraltar Status

Spain May Thwart Theresa May's Brexit Plan Over Gibraltar Status It insists arrangements relating to Gibraltar, a small British territory on the southern tip of Spain, should be discussed separately. Spain's foreign minister said Spain would not back the plan at the European Council unless it received assurances the deal would not apply to Gibraltar. [Full Article...]

President Trump Expected to Give Troops New Authority to Protect Border Officials

President Trump Expected to Give Troops New Authority to Protect Border Officials Troops involved in logistics will also be able to depart now that base camps have been built, while helicopter pilots, medical personnel and engineers who can help close traffic at ports of entry will stay on longer, Politico reported. USA border inspectors are already processing only about 100 asylum claims per day at Tijuana's main crossing to San Diego, according to the Associated Press . [Full Article...]

Airbnb Will Remove Listings for Israeli Settlements in West Bank

Airbnb Will Remove Listings for Israeli Settlements in West Bank He also vowed to complain to senior officials in the United States and ask them to check if Airbnb's move violates laws against boycotting Israel that "exist in over 25 states". "We are most certainly not the experts when it comes to the historical disputes in this region". "They've been misled", she said of Airbnb. I call on Israelis to come and have a vacation in Judea and Samaria. [Full Article...]

King backs son on Khashoggi as royals want him deposed

King backs son on Khashoggi as royals want him deposed Ali al-Houthi said his call for an end to missile and drone attacks was aimed at "supporting the efforts of the (UN) envoy and proving our good intentions", adding that the move comes after "our contact with the United Nations enjoy and his request to stop launching missiles and drones". [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller Breaks Silence on Matthew Whitaker’s Designation as Acting Attorney General

Robert Mueller Breaks Silence on Matthew Whitaker’s Designation as Acting Attorney General As speculation swirls over whether Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker might try to rein in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation , Mueller's team argued to a federal appeals court Monday that Whitaker's appointment "has no effect" on the special counsel's authority and that Mueller continues to have "the full power and independent authority to exercise all investigative and pros... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public

Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public She will have to flip some Democrats, and flipping those incoming freshmen means asking them to go back on the promises they made to their constituents during their campaigns that they would not back Pelosi. Many bristle at dumping her at a time when President Donald Trump and the.MeToo movement have helped attract female candidates and voters to the party. [Full Article...]

Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident

Chicago police search Mercy hospital after reported shooting incident Police are continuing to do a "methodical search" of the hospital, according to Guglielmi. Multiple victims were reported, but it was not immediately clear how many people had been shot. Witness James Gray told reporters that he saw a man and a woman who looked like they were walking towards the parking lot. I was in the hospital at mercy over the weekend and I was just about to go back an hour ... [Full Article...]

Chris Watts Gets 5 Life Sentences for Killing Pregnant Wife and Children

Chris Watts Gets 5 Life Sentences for Killing Pregnant Wife and Children Shanann Watts' body was found buried nearby in a shallow grave. Watts entered his plea early this month in Weld County. He also pleaded guilty on November 6 to two counts of killing a child, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. [Full Article...]

Sub found after disappearing a year ago with 44 aboard

Sub found after disappearing a year ago with 44 aboard Earlier in the morning, the Navy said a "positive identification" had been made by a remote-operated submersible from the United States company Ocean Infinity . Finding the sub's wreckage "is going to permit us to know more about this tragedy". Aguad could not say if the submarine could be recovered, but said the government did not have the means to extract the submarine . [Full Article...]

Pakistan accuses Trump of convenient amnesia over Osama bin Laden jibe

Pakistan accuses Trump of convenient amnesia over Osama bin Laden jibe President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed Pakistan "for doing nothing" for his country, claiming that Pakistan helped shelter former al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad . The US President's continued antipathy towards Pakistan, which also remains recalcitrant in not acknowledging its role in the use and spread of terrorism as a state policy despite copious evidence, has taken Washin... [Full Article...]

Journalist criticised for 'sexist' Ocasio-Cortez tweet

Journalist criticised for 'sexist' Ocasio-Cortez tweet In a piece describing Ocasio-Cortez as "the incoming star congresswoman from New York", Politico provides some details that no doubt has her fellow Democrats very concerned and Republicans egging her on. After attempting at first to push back on the criticism, Scarry deleted the tweet. The outfit, which Interview borrowed for the shoot, reportedly cost around $3,500. [Full Article...]

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over CNN's Brian Stelter reported in Sunday night's Reliable Sources newsletter that the White House intends to revoke the Press Credential of CNN's White House correspondent Jim Acosta at the end of the month. "Today, the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House", Sanders said. A judge last week issued a ruling of a "limited nature" that restor... [Full Article...]

PM Modi to attend swearing-in of new Maldives President on Saturday

PM Modi to attend swearing-in of new Maldives President on Saturday Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Maldivian president Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. His term is expected to continue until 2023. The new president of the Maldives took office on Saturday, declaring the state coffers to have been looted and warned that the country was in financial difficulty after racking up debt with Chinese lenders in an infrastructure boom. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu appoints himself defense minister, rejects early elections

Netanyahu appoints himself defense minister, rejects early elections Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent confrontations with Gaza militants, was "irresponsible" of his coalition partners, who have been pushing for early polls since the resignation last week of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman over a Gaza ceasefire. [Full Article...]


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