• Congressman combating harassment settled his own misconduct case
Congressman combating harassment settled his own misconduct case

The Meehan report comes on the same day thousands of women marched in the streets of Philadelphia on the anniversary of last year's massive Women's March on Washington . "Following a conversation with the Speaker today, Mr. Meehan will immediately submit himself to the Ethics Committee for review", Strong said. A spokeswoman for House Speaker P...

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  • Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term
Doctor backing Donald Trump to serve out full presidential term

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who also served former President Barack Obama , stated in a news conference that Trump is in "excellent health" both physically and mentally. A spokesman from the United Nations described the comments as " racist ", and some people demanded that Trump apologize for what he said. He also published ...

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  • Trump administration adds HHS unit allowing 'religious freedom' rights for workers
Trump administration adds HHS unit allowing 'religious freedom' rights for workers

According to HHS , procedures health care workers can object to include abortion and assisted suicide . The change is expected to allow health workers to refuse to perform abortions or services related to gender transitions, according to the Journal.

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  • What a Government Shutdown Means
What a Government Shutdown Means

An official government estimate said it shaved 0.3% percentage points off of the nation's gross domestic product that quarter, the broad measure of overall economic activity. The country's aviation system would continue to operate normally during a shutdown. Mid-morning Friday, employees at the departments of Homeland Security , Interior , Commer...

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  • Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts
Twitter finds over 1000 new Russian-linked accounts

The social media company also revealed that they've identified more Russian-based accounts associated with the IRA than they had initially found. However, it has notified Congress of its findings and will continue to search for other activity that might have been overlooked.

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  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V
India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-V

Parts of Europe and Africa are also within range of the ICBM , which can be fitted with a nuclear warhead. Indian authorities say the launch sent an Agni-V, a missile with a strike range of some 3,100 miles, flying from an island off the country's east coast in midmorning local time Thursday.

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  • White House releases Results of Trump's Physical Examination
White House releases Results of Trump's Physical Examination

Speaking in the White House briefing room Tuesday afternoon, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson described the results of four hours of physical and mental health testing on Friday. "He had great findings across the board", but the thing that is most outstanding is his cardiac health, according to Jackson, who was quizzed about the presid...

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  • Power restored to nearly a thousand homes in Headford after Storm Fionn
Power restored to nearly a thousand homes in Headford after Storm Fionn

The Fylde coast has escaped a snow warning, but strong winds are still set to blast the resort when Storm Fionn arrives tomorrow. Potent, blustery showers during Wednesday will persist with more snow predicted for the hills of Scotland , northern England and North Wales.

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  • Army jawan martyred, two civilians killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Army jawan martyred, two civilians killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

He added that firing and shelling were still happening when the reports last came in the morning. "Where is you 56-inch wide chest (a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi)", the opposition legislators shouted before walking out from the House in protest.

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  • Russian money laundering probed at Trump's Doonbeg golf course
Russian money laundering probed at Trump's Doonbeg golf course

Recently released testimony shows Fusion GPS founder was trying to steer the FBI away from further investigation of the Clintons while he was encouraging investigators to look into Trump. "He was running a high-stakes gambling ring out of Trump Tower, while he himself was a fugitive for having rigged the skating competition at the Salt Lake Olymp...

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  • Met Office warns of ice and snow
Met Office warns of ice and snow

Warnings for snow and ice in West Yorkshire have been extended to the end of the week. However, officers have warned this could be raised again with disruption and delays on the roads still likely. "Scattered snow showers with slippery paths and roads due to accumulation of ice on untreated surfaces". An amber alert warning of "on and off" sp...

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  • Weather warning issued for north and northwest
Weather warning issued for north and northwest

A yellow warning for wind remains in place until mid-morning on Thursday. The warning is valid until 9am, Thursday, January 18. The heavy falls of snow dissipated relatively quickly, lodging only on higher grounds, but the sharp drop in temperatures have resulted in conditions on roadways and underfoot being rather perilous.

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  • Congress OKs Foreign Surveillance Program, Goes to President Trump
Congress OKs Foreign Surveillance Program, Goes to President Trump

Before the Senate vote, many lawmakers and civil liberties advocates attempted to amend the program by requiring authorities to secure a court orders to access US citizens' communications. Proponents of FISA herald it as "the single most important intelligence tool that exists to keep Americans safe" and claim it's an "important anti-terror t...

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  • Olympian Adam Rippon Stands Up to Mike Pence's Homophobia
Olympian Adam Rippon Stands Up to Mike Pence's Homophobia

Pence later told reporters traveling with him that he and Sissi discussed terrorism, isolating North Korea, religious freedom, the need for make changes Egypt's oversight of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and "the situation for two Americans who are now being held, imprisoned here in Egypt".

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  • In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel
In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel

Witnesses reported hearing intense gunfire from inside the building. In 2011, at least 12 people were killed after nine Taliban militants attacked the same hotel. Occupants inside the hotel are hiding on the second floor, a security source said. US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said it was not known if any American citizens had be...

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  • Prince Harry, Meghan Markle visit Cardiff Castle in Wales
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle visit Cardiff Castle in Wales

The couple boarded the train at Paddington Station on Thursday at 11:15 a.m., but they made it to their destination a little later than intended due to delays on the tracks. It is believed that when hung on a wall, they bring good luck. HAND KISSES. Meghan let one fan plant a kiss on her hand AUTOGRAPH. Another comment read: "That's the cutest ...

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  • Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between United Kingdom and France
Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between United Kingdom and France

President Macron was said to be enthusiastic. Currently, the two countries are linked by an undersea rail tunnel known as the Channel Tunnel . However, in his tweet , Mr Johnson had referred specifically to the Channel crossing, saying: "Our economic success depends on good infrastructure and good connections".

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  • Why are we only talking about
Why are we only talking about "Stormy Daniels" now?

They also added that "one time he made her sit with him for three hours watching " shark week '". The late-night host took a closer look at the latest story regarding Trump reportedly paying hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels a month before the election to cover up an affair he had back in 2006.

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  • Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban
Supreme Court to Consider Travel Ban

The ban restricts travel from eight nations, six of them predominantly Muslim. The Supreme Court is now preparing to hear a challenge to the ban , in a case called Trump v. In a two-sentence order, the court said it will consider questions concerning whether the ban violates immigration law as well as the Establishment Clause of the Constitution...

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  • Child rescued from Mumbai Chabad massacre makes emotional return
Child rescued from Mumbai Chabad massacre makes emotional return

Addressing the media here, Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky, Director of Chabad-run Jewish center at Nariman House, on Monday said that Moshe will be accompanying Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on January 18 for the inauguration of a memorial project dedicated to those killed in the 26/11 carnage.

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