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William Barr Won’t Recuse Himself From the Mueller Investigation William Barr Won’t Recuse Himself From the Mueller Investigation
- March 07, 2019

Barr was not asked for his opinion, but sent the memo, unsolicited, in a manner critics say was an audition for the job of Attorney General, something Trump is known to like. "Sometimes transparency is not a hard call ". Every American should want a Justice Department guided first and always by the public interest. Comey specifically mentioned the Justice Department's reports detailing findings in the investigations looking at the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, ... (more...)
Trudeau admits 'erosion of trust' between PMO, ex-AG Trudeau admits 'erosion of trust' between PMO, ex-AG
- March 07, 2019

Trudeau told reporters at the National Press Theatre. Wilson-Raybould testified she was subjected to relentless, inappropriate pressure - and veiled threats about being removed as justice minister and attorney general - to intervene to halt the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin on bribery and fraud charges related to contracts in Libya. (more...)
Ash Wednesday observed in West TN Ash Wednesday observed in West TN
- March 07, 2019

Today at the Pennsylvania state Capitol, Bishop Audrey Scanlan, of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pa., and other ecumenical leaders offered "Ashes To Go" to passers-by as a way to observe Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent, which concludes on Holy Saturday, April 20, 2019, the day before Easter. (more...)
Homeland Security secretary insists border crisis is 'real' Homeland Security secretary insists border crisis is 'real'
- March 07, 2019

In addition to raising alarms about the general increase in attempted border crossings, Nielsen told lawmakers that an surge in unaccompanied children and family units arriving at the border poses its own unique problem, as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) lacks the resources to detain families together for long periods of time while they await their asylum hearings. (more...)
Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus Alabama judge allows teen to sue on behalf of aborted fetus
- March 07, 2019

Madison County probate court Judge Frank Barger granted Helms's request. Ryan Magers of Madison County filed two wrongful death lawsuits , one for himself and one on behalf of the estate of his unborn child, 'Baby Roe .' His lawyer said he wants to make it really hard for a woman in Alabama to get access to abortion . (more...)
Homeless Vet And New Jersey Woman In $400000 GoFundMe Scam Plead Guilty Homeless Vet And New Jersey Woman In $400000 GoFundMe Scam Plead Guilty
- March 07, 2019

The charge that Bobbitt pleaded guilty to carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Johnny Bobbitt , 36, pleaded guilty to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. McClure, Bobbitt and McClure's ex-boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, also are facing separate criminal charges in state Superior Court. McClure transferred $25,000 from her bank account to Bobbitt's in December 2017, federal prosecutors said. (more...)
Cleanup, funeral plans begin in tornado-ravaged Alabama Cleanup, funeral plans begin in tornado-ravaged Alabama
- March 07, 2019

Bill Harris, the Lee County coroner, said the three children among the dead were a 6-year-old and a 9-year-old who died at the hospital and a 10-year-old, according to The Associated Press . After running to their house to check up on them, Jones witnessed an eerie scene. Tornadoes are measured on the Enhanced Fujita scale from 0 to 5 based on intensity and damage caused. (more...)
Injured in Explosion at Bus Stand in Jammu Injured in Explosion at Bus Stand in Jammu
- March 07, 2019

The grenade reportedly went off under the bus, resulting in the shrapnel being contained to a smaller area, said the police. Police suggested the blast could have been aimed at fomenting tensions between different communities in Jammu city, home to about half a million people. (more...)
Police evacuate Glasgow and Essex universities after reports of suspicious packages Police evacuate Glasgow and Essex universities after reports of suspicious packages
- March 07, 2019

Police Scotland and the Metropolitan Police are now working together on the inquiry after a controlled explosion was carried out in Scotland's biggest city on Wednesday. One of the envelopes, sent to Heathrow Airport, partly caught fire but no one was injured. Officers are keeping an "open mind" about motive. There has been speculation the devices could be connected to Irish Republican Army dissidents. (more...)
Emmanuel Macron's love letter to Europe Emmanuel Macron's love letter to Europe
- March 07, 2019

And this trap threatens the whole of Europe: "the anger mongers, backed by fake news, promise anything and everything". "Who told the British the truth about the post-Brexit future?" he asked. He calls for a "world-oriented Europe", that needs to look to creating "covenant" with Africa. "He started out in the French election by saying, 'Yes vote for me I will give everyone everything, not a problem.' Well look at France now", said Lundgren, who's a member of the populist political party ... (more...)
Miami reporter based in Venezuela detained Miami reporter based in Venezuela detained
- March 07, 2019

Also on Wednesday, the Venezuelan government ordered the German ambassador to leave the country after he expressed support for Guaido, escalating a diplomatic standoff with a group of about 50 nations that recognize the opposition leader as the country's interim president. (more...)
Arizona senator says she was raped while in Air Force Arizona senator says she was raped while in Air Force
- March 07, 2019

Martha McSally of Arizona revealed Wednesday that she was raped while she served in the military. "Like so many women and men, I didn't trust the system". McSally said that during her miitary career, she was "greatly privileged to prepare and then lead my unbelievable Airmen in combat, which is the apex responsibility of any warrior leader". (more...)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancels visit to Regina
- March 06, 2019

He disputed the contention of Wilson-Raybould, Canada's first indigenous Attorney-General and justice minister, that she was moved to a new portfolio over her refusal to take action in the case. Regardless, it appeared Trudeau still had confidence in her. In the meeting, Wilson-Raybould told the committee that Butts said something to the effect of that there was no solution "that does not involve some interference" after being warned what was being proposed was political interference in a ... (more...)
West Yorkshire PCC says forces are 'struggling' to control knife crime West Yorkshire PCC says forces are 'struggling' to control knife crime
- March 06, 2019

Emerging from the meeting this lunchtime, Mr Javid said he'd been questioned over resources for a "surge" operation on those carrying knives. Thornton's comments come after Theresa May dismissed that there was a link between police numbers and the reduction of knife crime. (more...)
Here's How AOC Responded When Asked If Her Campaign Violated FEC Rules Here's How AOC Responded When Asked If Her Campaign Violated FEC Rules
- March 06, 2019

As you might have heard, there is quite a selection of people throwing their hat into the ring for a chance to become the Democratic Party's choice to run for president in 2020 . But actually running the campaigns - meaning doing direct work for campaigns - is not something a PAC can do for a candidate for free'. Spectrum News NY1 spoke with 2016 Sanders supporter Rep. (more...)
JeM chief Masood Azhars brother, son among 44 detained JeM chief Masood Azhars brother, son among 44 detained
- March 06, 2019

Masood Azhar , the founder of Jaish-e-Mohammed, addresses a press conference in Karachi on February 4, 2000. This was the second time that Doval spoke to Bolton amidst the heightened tension between India and Pakistan. According to a government top official, India is keen to see that Pakistan takes some "demonstrable" action on terrorists and terror outfits that are located inside its territory. (more...)
Michael Bloomberg bows out of Democratic presidential race Michael Bloomberg bows out of Democratic presidential race
- March 06, 2019

Bloomberg, 77, said he while he believes he would beat Trump in a general election, he's "clear-eyed" about how hard it would be to win the Democratic nomination. The centrist billionaire Democrat had positioned himself as a potential challenger to Donald Trump . "With a leader in the White House who refuses to bring the parties together, it will be almost impossible for Congress to address the major challenges we face, including climate change, gun violence, the opioid crisis, failing ... (more...)
Indonesian trade agreement vital for Australia's competitiveness Indonesian trade agreement vital for Australia's competitiveness
- March 06, 2019

Annual trade of goods between the two countries is currently valued at $11.6 billion but these figures are expected to increase now that the deal has been signed. The Indonesia-Australia Business Partnership Group (IA BPG), a body made up of Indonesian and Australian business groups to inform IA-CEPA negotiations, had called for the opening up of all classes of infrastructure to foreign investments. (more...)
USA deploys THAAD advanced missile defense system in Israel USA deploys THAAD advanced missile defense system in Israel
- March 06, 2019

In a statement Monday, the United States European Command said the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system was done at the direction of acting U.S. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the joint exercise , calling it "additional testimony to the commitment of the U.S. to the security of Israel". (more...)
Trump on Dems' extensive probe of his life: 'It's a disgrace' Trump on Dems' extensive probe of his life: 'It's a disgrace'
- March 06, 2019

You obstruct, you try and impeach, you try and harass, you try and distract. Nadler's aides have emphasized to Roll Call that the chairman views educating the public - through hearings, TV interviews, released transcripts - as one of Congress' primary responsibilities. (more...)
Candidates in Algerian election must submit papers in person - commission Candidates in Algerian election must submit papers in person - commission
- March 05, 2019

Bouteflika underlined that the early presidential election will be held according to the agenda adopted by the national conference. In a letter he said if he won April's vote he would oversee a national dialogue leading to fresh elections that he would not contest. (more...)
Pakistan Slams Indian Strike as Act of Aggression, Vows ‘Adequate Response’ Pakistan Slams Indian Strike as Act of Aggression, Vows ‘Adequate Response’
- March 05, 2019

The IAF on Tuesday attacked JeM's terror camp in Balakot area. "In this operation a very large number of Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and jihadis being trained were eliminated". Escalating tensions have led to two of the three wars between India and Pakistan, so the retaliation by India will only have heightened already heightened tensions between the two. (more...)
Donald Trump flags up his fears of ‘socialist nightmare’ Donald Trump flags up his fears of ‘socialist nightmare’
- March 05, 2019

The Democrats believe that these charges against Trump deserve to be investigated as the Republican-controlled house prematurely shut down the investigation that was looking at collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: 'I'm Not Running' in 2020 But I'm Not Going Away Hillary Clinton: 'I'm Not Running' in 2020 But I'm Not Going Away
- March 05, 2019

The former fist lady said she is "deeply" troubled by what she sees happening to the country. "We've got a lot of great candidates out there right now, and I think the Democratic primary is going to be a spirited one with a lot of great ideas coming forward". (more...)
'SNL': Bill Hader, Ben Stiller guest star in Michael Cohen hearing parody 'SNL': Bill Hader, Ben Stiller guest star in Michael Cohen hearing parody
- March 05, 2019

With Stiller starring as former Donald Trump attorney Cohen and Hader depicting Ohio's ultra-conservative Republican congressman Jim Jordan , the sketch devoted most of its time to ridiculing Jordan's increasingly desperate attempts to protect Trump by discrediting Cohen . (more...)
In blow to Canadian PM Trudeau, second minister quits over scandal In blow to Canadian PM Trudeau, second minister quits over scandal
- March 05, 2019

Wilson-Raybould, who last later shuffled out of her justice portfolio to veterans affairs, said she resisted the pressure. " Jane Philpott's resignation from cabinet clearly demonstrates a government in total chaos led by a disgraced prime minister consumed with scandal and focused only on his political survival", he told reporters in Toronto. (more...)
Trump Blames Cohen Hearing for Failure of North Korea Summit Trump Blames Cohen Hearing for Failure of North Korea Summit
- March 05, 2019

In this June 27, 2008 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, the cooling tower of the Yongbyon nuclear complex is demolished in Yongbyon, North Korea , in a sign of its commitment to stop making plutonium for atomic bombs. "I tried to watch as much as I could", Trump said. The U.N. Security Council has granted several exemptions to allow projects such as demining operations and a train survey to go forward. (more...)
Dog bites off US boy's hand after he sticks it through fence Dog bites off US boy's hand after he sticks it through fence
- March 05, 2019

Officials told local media that the boy had a sock on the hand that was bitten. Since the fence was solid, the dogs wouldn't be able to see the child, and that's when one of the animals bit the boy's hand and ripped it from his arm. It was the animal's first reported bite, Cook said. It's not known if the owners will face consequences. The dogs were properly fenced in at the house in a neighborhood in Layton, a city of about 80,000 residents about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Salt ... (more...)
More Than 1,500 Smuggled Turtles And Tortoises Found At Philippine Airport More Than 1,500 Smuggled Turtles And Tortoises Found At Philippine Airport
- March 05, 2019

Officials confirmed Monday that the turtles and tortoises - which included at least one threatened species - were found abandoned in the arrivals area of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Sunday. There is a high demand for turtles as exotic pets, and they are valued for their meat and for use in traditional medicine in some Asian countries. Tortoises are land animals while turtles can be aquatic or terrestrial. (more...)
MH370 search: Come forward if you have new proposals, says Loke MH370 search: Come forward if you have new proposals, says Loke
- March 05, 2019

Voice 370, a support group for next-of-kin, expressed hope that the new government that won a general election in May a year ago will do more to encourage search missions and seek new clues. The deep-sea search mission carried out for nearly three years to locate the missing Boeing 777 in the Indian Ocean , covered 120,000 sq km, involving Australia, China and Malaysia, ended fruitless. (more...)

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