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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign with fundraising survey on media

Instead, you - the American people - are our last line of defense against the media's hit jobs. "Do you believe that our Party should spend more time and resources holding the mainstream media accountable?" asked the final question. Do you believe that the media wrongly attributes gun violence to Second Amendment rights? President Donald Trump is a month into his first term, but he's alr... [Full Article...]

Amtrak officer faces murder charge in fatal Chicago shooting

Amtrak officer faces murder charge in fatal Chicago shooting Fahy said Tankson "reasonably believed he was about to be shot". Robertson's death came a day after his family filed a federal lawsuit on his behalf, against both Amtrak and the officer who shot him. Robertson was the father of two young children and worked construction in Minnesota. "That clearly (the officer) had no reason to shoot Chad Robertson". [Full Article...]

SC man arrested for plotting Dylann Roof-inspired attack on synagogue

McDowell made his first appearance before a judge on Thursday on a charge of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a prohibited person. He has multiple convictions for burglary, and has also been convicted of assault of a high and aggravated nature, petty larceny, third-degree assault and malicious injury to property, according to State Law Enforcement Division records. [Full Article...]

Why National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Didn't Need To Resign

Why National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Didn't Need To Resign If the allegations are true, it would have been illegal for Mr Flynn to conduct USA diplomacy as a private citizen, before he was appointed as Mr Trump's national security adviser. Several House Democrats had already called on Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz to launch an investigation into Mr Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Roman Polanski Wants to Return to US, Settle Child Rape Case

Roman Polanski Wants to Return to US, Settle Child Rape Case The Best Director Oscar-winner ("The Pianist ") was indicted in 1977 on five charges, including "rape by use of drugs" and "furnishing a controlled substance to a minor", after having sex with 13-year-old girl who had been brought over to his house for a photo shoot. [Full Article...]

Russian Spy Ship Patrolling Off Coast of Delaware

US officials have also confirmed aggression by four Russian jets in the Black Sea. "It's a ship, but it's not the Great White fleet ..." It is home to 15 attack submarines. "While the United States and the alliance seek to engage with Russian Federation, we must at the same time defend ourselves if Russian Federation chooses to act contrary to worldwide law", Mr. [Full Article...]

Nordstrom distances itself from Ivanka Trump brand

A social media campaign called " Grab Your Wallet " has urged a boycott of stores that stock Ivanka Trump or Donald Trump products, which also include Amazon and Dillard's. Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor, corporate siblings at Hudson's Bay Co., carry the largest assortments. As of Tuesday, Sears was still selling 19 Trump home items on its website and Kmart was selling 13, according to the re... [Full Article...]

Trump nominates law dean of Florida International University for labor secretary

On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced he was nominating former National Labor Relations Board member Alexander Acosta to serve as his labor secretaryin a press conference at the White House on Thursday. Additional tactics include reports that individuals have been paid to protest Puzder; many at recent protests are even unaware of who Andy Puzder even is. [Full Article...]

The Scotiabank Increases Encana Corp (ECA) Price Target to C$12.00

The Scotiabank Increases Encana Corp (ECA) Price Target to C$12.00 The stock appeared -99.80% below its 52-week highs and is up 5.02% for the last five trades. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 3,550,901 shares of the company's stock worth $27,613,000 after buying an additional 594,538 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Brush fire prompts evacuations in southern Polk County

Brush fire prompts evacuations in southern Polk County Strong winds made the fire hard to control. The fire is burning approximately 100 acres, according to Polk County Fire Rescue. 'It's not really normal this year but all the conditions together are ideal for fires'. "I'm just thankful I'm still walking", said fire victim Richard Jones. Property damage did occur along CR 630 and SR 60. Frazier said it's unclear how the fires started but offi... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Nam, a mild-mannered man with affinity for the West

Kim Jong Nam, a mild-mannered man with affinity for the West A post-mortem was reportedly performed at a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, where Mr Kim was rushed after he collapsed in the Malaysian capital's International Airport en route to boarding a flight, police sources said. "Malaysia said it won't be pressured into anything. we will stick to procedures", a source told Reuters. "It reflects Kim Jong-Un's propensity for paranoia, rather than his calculated ac... [Full Article...]

Schumer demands full investigation of Flynn-Trump-Russia connections

I hope our Republican colleagues will join us in this call because the crisis here rises above party. Schumer told reporters Tuesday, "General Flynn's resignation is not the end of the story". Schumer was not alone - 11 Democratic senators on Wednesday jointly called for Sessions to appoint an independent special counsel to investigate Flynn's communication with Russian officials, so as to "m... [Full Article...]

Senate Votes to Roll Back Obama Gun Regulation

Nevada's two U.S. Sens., Dean Heller, a Republican, and Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat, split along party lines. Those rights will no longer be able to be revoked without a hearing and without due process. "If the regulation is not repealed, it will allow the agency to very unfairly deprive Social Security recipients of their Second Amendment rights", Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley o... [Full Article...]

Born Muslim scientist detained by US Customs and Border Petrol

Born Muslim scientist detained by US Customs and Border Petrol At first, the border agent asked him questions that CBP already knew the answers to since Bikkannavar is enrolled in CPB's Global Entry program which gives "pre-approved, low-risk travelers" expedited entry into the US; before being approved for the program, CBP says "all applicants undergo a rigorous background check and in-person interview before enrollment". [Full Article...]

Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump

Thousands of Mexicans protest against Trump Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cancelled a January 31 trip to Washington over Trump's insistence that Mexico pay for the wall. Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Monday there has not been a rise yet in the number of deportations of Mexicans from the United States under President Donald Trump, but that consulates were receiving more anxious phone calls. [Full Article...]

Russian Aircraft Buzzed a US Destroyer in Black Sea: Pentagon

Russian Aircraft Buzzed a US Destroyer in Black Sea: Pentagon Cap. Danny Hernandez, the spokesman for U.S. European Command, called Friday's incidents " unsafe and unprofessional " due to the speed and distance of the aircraft from the ship. Konashenkov was surprised to hear the U.S. military were astonished to see Russian fighters so close to Russian borders. He added: "If the United States destroyer, as the Pentagon official claims, conducted a "regular"... [Full Article...]

Projections of pregnant Trump, Putin appear in Chelsea, Williamsburg

Peskov gave no new comments on whether the Russian leader gave explanations on the situation in Ukraine during the conversation with the US president. The leaders agreed to establish partner-type cooperation in those and other areas. Sevastopol, which has a federal city status, supported the move by 95.6 percent of votes. [Full Article...]

Taiwan bus crash kills 32

A video footage reported to be from a auto behind the bus, shows the ill-fated vehicle heading towards a bend in the road then disappearing off the edge of the highway. A crane was also brought in to try and lift the bus. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and Premier Lin Chuan gave their condolences. All of the deceased were reported as Taiwan nationals. [Full Article...]

Need to get flowers for your Valentine?

Need to get flowers for your Valentine? We're not even close to the end of winter. 'Dear customers, We are aware that some deliveries have not been made today, which Fresh Flowers is very disappointed. However, pink, yellow, orange and white roses are comparably cheaper than red. Last year Clark said the bitter cold hurt sales. Couples go for roses in various colours, but the most orders around this time of the year are for red rose... [Full Article...]

The Gambia: UK 'very pleased' about Commonwealth return

Gambian president Adama Barrow. "This action is in line with our vision of a new democratic Gambia", the government statement said. "The Government of Gambia has notified Antonio Guterres in his capacity as depository of the Rome Statue of its decision to discontinue the withdrawal notice", said a statement issued by the government late Monday, referring to the United Nations secretary-general. [Full Article...]


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