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Indiana High School Football Player Arrested in Death of Pregnant Cheerleader

Indiana High School Football Player Arrested in Death of Pregnant Cheerleader Trejo originally told police the same story, but when police presented evidence against him after finding her body in a dumpster, he confessed to stabbing and killing Rouhselang. Nicole told reporters that Breana had aspirations of going to college, but that she had been receiving failing grades recently. Pregnant Woman Strangled to Death After She Objects to a Co-Passenger Smoking in Jallian... [Full Article...]

No Brexit can lead to fresh polls: Theresa May tells MPs

No Brexit can lead to fresh polls: Theresa May tells MPs The children's minister, Nadhim Zahawi, said on Twitter that May had "listened to colleagues" and would now "head to Brussels to push back on the backstop". Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, meanwhile, said MPs should have the opportunity to vote on the withdrawal agreement, even if it would mean the government would lose the vote. [Full Article...]

Alleged spy who targeted conservatives reaches a plea deal

Alleged spy who targeted conservatives reaches a plea deal Russian national Maria Butina will plead guilty Wednesday to working as an unregistered Russian agent "to establish unofficial lines of communication with Americans having power and influence over USA politics", with help from her American boyfriend, Republican operative Paul Erickson , and under the direction of Kremlin-linked banker Alexander Torshin , according to a draft plea agreement o... [Full Article...]

Theresa May vows to contest no-confidence vote outside Number 10

Theresa May vows to contest no-confidence vote outside Number 10 Many Tory lawmakers have grown angry with May over her handling of Brexit, and the challenge comes days after she postponed a vote to approve her draft divorce deal with the EU. But she also said it was "the best deal available", adding: "There's no deal available that doesn't have a backstop". She had "listened to colleagues" and decided it would be "in the best interests of the country" to go ... [Full Article...]

Canadian court grants bail to CFO of China's Huawei

Canadian court grants bail to CFO of China's Huawei Saint-Jacques said the department created a program 15 years ago so it would get more in-depth analysis. "In China there is no coincidence", he said. "This arrest sends a sign to current diplomats of the seriousness with which China is taking this particular matter", said Stephanie Carvin, a professor of global relations at Carleton University, cautioning that it was still too early to definit... [Full Article...]

UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit, rules EU court

UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit, rules EU court The decision followed the guidance given last week by a non-binding opinion to the court from a top European law officer. Delaying the Brexit vote is a bracing new blow for May, who became prime minister after Britain's 2016 decision to leave the EU. [Full Article...]

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff Trump and Ayers had discussed the job for months, and the president had already been steering inquiries to him rather than Kelly. "Empower the staff there", he said of Kelly's potential replacement. The New York Times reported on Ayers' trepidation Saturday, while also naming Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, budget director Mick Mulvaney and USA trade rep Robert Lighthizer as possible can... [Full Article...]

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing In a statement on Sunday, China's vice minister of foreign affairs, Le Yucheng, said the United States ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is being summoned over Beijing's "strong protest against the US's unreasonable direction to Canada of detaining the Huawei executive". [Full Article...]

What does Mueller have? Memo hints at damaging Russian Federation info from Cohen

What does Mueller have? Memo hints at damaging Russian Federation info from Cohen The case against Trump boils down to his relationship with Michael Cohen , Trump's former adviser and attorney, and whether Trump specifically directed Cohen to make hundred-thousand-dollar payments to two women - adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal - with campaign funds. [Full Article...]

Mallya to be extradited for not repaying Rs 9,000 crore loan

Mallya to be extradited for not repaying Rs 9,000 crore loan Notably, Mallya (62) is wanted in India on alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to an estimated Rs 9,000 crores. Mallya, who co-owned the Formula One motor racing team Force India until it went into administration in July and is chairman of the UB Group. [Full Article...]

Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections

Vote Counting of 2018 Madhya Pradesh State Elections In fact, he is now third there. Congress is leading in four of the seven seats as of 8:59 a.m. Early trends from counting centres also showed that the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) appeared set to retain power in Telangana while the ruling Congress was lagging behind the Mizo National Front (MNF) in Mizoram in state elections that were widely dubbed a "semi-final" ahead of the Lok Sabha ... [Full Article...]

Fields found guilty of first-degree murder, convicted on all counts

Fields found guilty of first-degree murder, convicted on all counts Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy said he hopes the verdict "allows our community to take another step toward healing and moving forward". After the rally was dispersed, Fields drove to where the counterprotest was taking place in downtown Charlottesville and backed up to the top of a hill, said the indictment. [Full Article...]

Trump to nominate William Barr as new attorney general

Trump to nominate William Barr as new attorney general Trump said Friday Barr had been his "first choice from Day One". "As we can attest through personal knowledge, he is eminently qualified to fill this important post". If the Trump administration went ahead with the antitrust action, Time Warner general counsel Paul Cappuccio told Justice officials, the case would be "a sh*tshow like you've never seen", comparing it to the disappearance of Teamste... [Full Article...]

Trump, without evidence, accuses James Comey of lying to House Judiciary Committee

Trump, without evidence, accuses James Comey of lying to House Judiciary Committee The president also took a swipe at special counsel Robert Mueller, who now heads the investigation that has ensnared many of Trump's closest allies . Appearing annoyed, he said "we're talking about Hillary Clinton's emails, for heaven's sake, so I'm not sure we needed to do this at all". After Comey's testimony, which is expected to continue on 17 December, some Republicans suggested he sho... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder'

Jared Kushner 'maintained private contacts with Saudi Crown Prince after Khashoggi murder' Rubio and other Republican Senators have all backed a resolution that unequivocally states that the Saudi prince was "complicit" in the killing. Although White House protocol stipulates a National Security Council staff should be present on any phone calls with foreign leaders, Kushner and Salman continued to chat informally after Khashoggi's death, said the Times . [Full Article...]

Detectives searching for missing backpacker believe she was murdered

Detectives searching for missing backpacker believe she was murdered Police say they are questioning a 26-year-old man who was seen with her on the night of her disappearance. Detective Inspector Scott Beard made this known at a news conference in Auckland. "As a family we have been extremely concerned for her welfare", he said. She was travelling the world after graduating from university in September . [Full Article...]

Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe

Trump denies collusion after major revelations in Russian Federation probe Cohen also told prosecutors that he and Trump discussed a potential meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in 2015, shortly after Trump announced his candidacy for president, the filings say. Despite such specific allegations of Trump's actions, the president quickly tweeted after news of the filings: "Totally clears the President". Mueller revealed that Cohen told... [Full Article...]

Huawei CFO accused of fraud, to face 30 years in prison

Huawei CFO accused of fraud, to face 30 years in prison Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1 while transferring planes on a trip from Hong Kong to Mexico, at the request of USA authorities seeking her extradition. laws while Huawei said it "has been provided very little information regarding the charges and is not aware of any wrongdoing by Ms Meng". Ms Meng is said to have concealed and misrepresented links between Huawei and Skycom from b... [Full Article...]

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign in days, reports CNN

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign in days, reports CNN Trump's second chief of staff - he fired Reince Priebus via Twitter in July 2017 - was lauded by House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said in a statement that Kelly "was a force for order, clarity and good sense". Most of Mueller's other interviewees were part of the Trump election campaign or presidential transition. Some think Kelly's departure may come quickly, though it could also slip until after the... [Full Article...]

Comey set for closed-door interview with House Republicans

Comey set for closed-door interview with House Republicans And Comey's lawyer recently explained that his client did not want his words to be "twisted" by Republicans, which appears to be exactly what Trump has done. Democrats had much different takes on Capitol Hill this morning, telling the press that the closed door meeting with Comey is unnecessary and clearly a ploy to disrupt special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. [Full Article...]


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