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Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.


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Posted 2019/04/20 12:37:17

Egypt holds referendum that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

Egyptians began voting on Saturday in a three-day referendum on constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of the powerful military.


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Posted 2019/04/20 10:39:16

Northern Ireland police arrest two over murder of journalist

Two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during a riot in Londonderry on Thursday, police said, as politicians in the divided British region united to condemn the attack.


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Posted 2019/04/20 09:01:43

Egyptians vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

Egyptians began voting on Saturday on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt's powerful military.


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Posted 2019/04/20 08:05:03

U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report

U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security, The Times said on Saturday, adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the West.


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Posted 2019/04/20 06:48:49

Hundreds sign online petition supporting woman suing JD.com CEO in rape case

Hundreds of people have added their names to an online petition in support of a University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc.


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Posted 2019/04/20 05:58:36

China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy's founding, a senior commander said on Saturday, as Beijing flexes its increasingly well-equipped military muscle.


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Posted 2019/04/20 04:46:37

U.S. arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

U.S. authorities have arrested a former U.S. Marine who is a member of a group that allegedly raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid in February and stole electronics, two sources familiar with the arrest said on Friday.


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Posted 2019/04/20 00:38:46

Egyptians to vote on changes that may see Sisi in power to 2030

Egyptians vote this weekend on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt's powerful military.


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Posted 2019/04/19 23:07:57

On Good Friday, pope hears harrowing stories of human trafficking

Pope Francis led Good Friday services dedicated to the victims of human trafficking and the plight of migrants, denouncing leaders with "armored hearts" who exploit their plight for political gain.


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Posted 2019/04/19 22:50:26

U.S. arrests former Marine connected to North Korea embassy raid in Spain

U.S. authorities on Thursday arrested a former U.S. Marine who is a member of a group that allegedly raided the North Korean embassy in Madrid in February and stole electronics, according to two sources familiar with the arrest.


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Posted 2019/04/19 22:31:13

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family's home, prosecutors said.


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Posted 2019/04/19 21:44:09

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll

The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.


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Posted 2019/04/19 21:42:57

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.


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Posted 2019/04/19 21:35:15

Boeing 737 MAX joint governmental review will begin April 29: FAA

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said Friday that a joint governmental review of the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX will begin on April 29 and will include 9 other aviation regulators from around the world.


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Posted 2019/04/19 21:10:44

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's findings hit President Donald Trump's poll ratings.


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Posted 2019/04/19 20:49:35

Trump lawyers reviewed Mueller report for 10 hours before it was made public

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers spent at least 10 hours reviewing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election before it was made public, two of the lawyers told Reuters on Friday.


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Posted 2019/04/19 20:22:02

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone earlier in the week and discussed "ongoing counterterrorism efforts" with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, leader of a military assault on the capital Tripoli in opposition to the internationally recognized government.


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Posted 2019/04/19 19:45:47

Emma Thompson, weeping teenagers join peaceful climate protest in London

Film star Emma Thompson joined climate change activists in a central London shopping district on Friday to read poetry praising Earth's bounties, part of five days of protests which clogged the British capital with transport snarl-ups.


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Posted 2019/04/19 18:41:34

Northern Ireland journalist killed by gunman during riot

A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and police said was likely the work of Irish nationalist militants opposed to the 1998 Good Friday peace deal.


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Posted 2019/04/19 14:33:48