House leaders in both parties condemn anti-Semite Omar

Omar is one of the two first Muslim women to serve in Congress ; the other is fellow freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib , D-Mich. Omar apologized in a tweet on Monday afternoon, but said that "I reaffirm the problematic role of lobbyists in our polit... More..

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Dem Sen. Murphy: Green New Deal Comparable to Moon Landing
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Dem Sen. Murphy: Green New Deal Comparable to Moon Landing

They also mocked the botched roll-out of the half-baked initiative, where the draft document published by "mistake" featured some mind-boggling passages like the one offering economic security for all who are...More..

President Trump Preps for El Paso Rally
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

President Trump Preps for El Paso Rally

The rally is about three miles away from Trump's event and is being called a " celebration of El Paso " or the " March for Truth ". Some sported "Make America Great Again" hats, and said they were there to ...More..

Virginia's governor calls slaves 'indentured servants'
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Virginia's governor calls slaves 'indentured servants'

But wait, Northam isn't done prattling on: " Virginia needs someone that can heal". "And the main point that this person told me is that at the end of the day, the white person - just as I was the white pe...More..

Today's Weather: Chilly Day Ahead Of Quick Hitting Storm To Come
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Today's Weather: Chilly Day Ahead Of Quick Hitting Storm To Come

On Tuesday morning, a winter storm with significant snow, freezing rain, and strong winds is expected to move into our area. For the areas to the north, including the Tri-Cities, much more of the precipitat...More..

Heavy Clashes Reported In 'Final Battle' Against IS In Syria
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Heavy Clashes Reported In 'Final Battle' Against IS In Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based war monitor, said the alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters had pressed forward in the face of tough obstacles. At the height of its rule, IS controlled ter...More..

PM Modi hits out at opposition alliance on south tour
by | Monday, February 11, 2019

PM Modi hits out at opposition alliance on south tour

Mr Modi's comments came after party president Rahul Gandhi recently upped the ante on the Rafale row by quoting a media report saying the PMO conducted "parallel" negotiations on the deal. The Telugu Desam Pa...More..

Turkey, others to press for UN probe into Khashoggi killing
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Turkey, others to press for UN probe into Khashoggi killing

The journalist, who worked as a columnist for The Washington Post newspaper and was a vocal critic of Saudi policies, went missing on October 2 after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The journalist...More..

Frozen, unresponsive cat brought back to life by vets
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Frozen, unresponsive cat brought back to life by vets

Jevon Clark, KTMF reported . Fluffy's body temperature was so low it did not even register on a thermometer. The clinic posted pictures of her recovery on its Facebook page. She has eight lives left, but...More..

Trump 'In Very Good Health' Following Annual Physical
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Trump 'In Very Good Health' Following Annual Physical

President Trump's health is "very good", according to White House physician Dr. Sean Conley. Jackson set a goal for Trump to lose 10 to 15 pounds within a year. Jackson said previous year he increased Trump's...More..

Controversial subject: Venezuela's Guaido won't rule out authorizing US intervention
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Controversial subject: Venezuela's Guaido won't rule out authorizing US intervention

Hua's statement came after Thursday's meeting on Venezuela of an International Contact Group led by Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez. "But on the inside it brings the poison of humiliation", Maduro said on ...More..

Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Second Accuser Comes Forward Against Virginia Democrat Justin Fairfax

The announcement comes at the end of an unprecedented week in Virginia history that has seen the state's three top Democrats embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals. Gillibrand called the details "sicke...More..

Storm Erik to bring heavy rain, damaging winds in Ireland, Scotland
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Storm Erik to bring heavy rain, damaging winds in Ireland, Scotland

The warning will come into effect tomorrow (Friday, February 8) at 5:00am for counties Galway and Mayo, and will remain in place until 1:00pm in the afternoon. Meanwhile, a second weather warning for strong win...More..

Jerry Nadler Clashes With Whitaker At Tense Judiciary Hearing
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Jerry Nadler Clashes With Whitaker At Tense Judiciary Hearing

Whitaker stunned onlookers when he told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler , D-N.Y., that his time slot had expired as Nadler asked Whitaker if he'd been "asked to approve any requests ...More..

Australia and US seize largest ever meth shipment worth nearly $1 billion
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Australia and US seize largest ever meth shipment worth nearly $1 billion

Customs and Border Protection, as well as Homeland Security Investigations Border Enforcement Security Task Force (HSI BEST) a branch of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "We have averted a tsunami of ice co...More..

Pelosi Stops Short of Endorsing Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Pelosi Stops Short of Endorsing Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘Green New Deal’

MSNBC's Chuck Todd questioned the freshman congresswoman about whether her brand of Democratic socialism can appeal outside of her deep blue NY district, before probing about whether the two-party system refl...More..

House Intelligence Committee Meets, Makes Moves
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

House Intelligence Committee Meets, Makes Moves

Republicans ended the committee's investigation in April 2018 , announcing there was no evidence that members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian government operatives to influence the election . Trump...More..

Senate bucks Donald Trump, backs U.S
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Senate bucks Donald Trump, backs U.S

The conference started hours after Trump, in his State of the Union address , lauded what he said was the near-complete victory over IS. 'I think that every American can be proud of the progress that we have...More..

May Chinese New Year signal a fresh start
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

May Chinese New Year signal a fresh start

For Ken Lin, who works at Leezen in Charlottetown, the Lunar New Year is an opportunity to reflect. These temporary capacity reductions have been relatively successful. In Japan, the capital's famous Tokyo ...More..

Taliban says talks with Afghan politicians 'very successful'
by | Thursday, February 07, 2019

Taliban says talks with Afghan politicians 'very successful'

Ghani's allies in Washington insist Afghans should lead the peace process, and ostensibly the months-long push by the USA to engage the Taliban has been aimed at convincing them to negotiate with the government...More..