Did Rosie O'Donnell try to bribe Republican senators?

O'Donnell, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump , began her diatribe during Rachel Maddow's evening show, asking the MSNBC host whether American citizens should show up on Capitol Hill to protest the passage of the Republican-backed tax bil... More..

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Porn cover-up scandal claims top UK MP Damian Green
by | Четверг, Декабря 21, 2017

Porn cover-up scandal claims top UK MP Damian Green

The resignation of one of her most trusted allies, who helped pacify her deeply divided party, is a serious blow for May as she navigates the final year of tortuous Brexit negotiations before Britain's exit i...More..

Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed
by | Четверг, Декабря 21, 2017

Mexico bus crash: 11 tourists killed

Carrie Vanrenterghem, an American who traveled with her two daughters to the same excursion on a bus directly in front of the one that crashed, said she saw the bus being towed away on their way back from the...More..

Turkey wants basketball star jailed for insulting Erdoğan
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Turkey wants basketball star jailed for insulting Erdoğan

I'm in America. I'm good and my focus right now is just going out there, playing basketball, have fun with my teammates and just winning and just thinking about playoffs". The player is a vocal supporter of Fet...More..

Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Franken to leave Senate Jan. 2; Smith takes over Jan. 3

Gov. Tina Smith to be sworn in on January 3 as his replacement. "When I leave the Senate in a few weeks, I'll continue trying to be an educated citizen, and an advocate, and an activist", Franken said in ...More..

YouTube prankster admits killing boyfriend in stunt gone awry
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

YouTube prankster admits killing boyfriend in stunt gone awry

She said they expected the bullet to embed harmlessly in the volume. It did. The bullet tore through the hardcover encyclopaedia and entered her 22-year-old boyfriend' chest, injuring him fatally. About an ho...More..

New Poll: Congressional Dems Hold Biggest Lead Since 2008
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

New Poll: Congressional Dems Hold Biggest Lead Since 2008

Almost one year into his first year in office, Trump's approval ratings are at historic lows. Sanders was followed by former Vice President Joe Biden. The new survey finds that 41 percent of Americans want Co...More..

Justin Trudeau Is In Big Trouble After Violating Canada's Ethics Code
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Justin Trudeau Is In Big Trouble After Violating Canada's Ethics Code

Trudeau in his capacity as Prime Minister". Trudeau also contravened the rules when he and his family travelled in the Aga Khan's private helicopter last December and when his family traveled on a non-comme...More..

Texas Receives $136 Million to Fund CHIP Until February
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Texas Receives $136 Million to Fund CHIP Until February

State Representative Chris England of Tuscaloosa says as many 100,000 children in the state of Alabama could be left without insurance if something isn't done. Top Washington lawmakers maintain the CHIP progr...More..

United States sanctions Chechen president Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

United States sanctions Chechen president Kadyrov under Magnitsky Act

USA lawmakers, angered by Russia's alleged meddling in the USA presidential election and invasion of Ukraine, passed CAATSA over objections from the White House to oblige a reluctant Trump to cast a wider san...More..

Sen. Jack Latvala delivers resignation letter
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Sen. Jack Latvala delivers resignation letter

The Senate handed over the report to law enforcement. The former federal judge who conducted the investigation for the Senate recommended Latvala be sanctioned. Latvala did not immediately return a text messa...More..

Idaho tops list of fastest-growing states
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Idaho tops list of fastest-growing states

The number of voting-age Americans grew to 252.1 million - a near 1 percent increase over the year. The Census Bureau said Pennsylvania's estimated population rose by about 18,400 in the 12 months ending July...More..

House discloses three more sexual harassment settlements totaling $115000
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

House discloses three more sexual harassment settlements totaling $115000

Lawmakers of both parties are working on legislation that would make members of Congress liable for settlements of sexual harassment claims against them, as new data shows public funds have been used to settle ...More..

White House predicts tax reform will boost Trump's approval
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

White House predicts tax reform will boost Trump's approval

Ted Lieu used this false, deleted tweet by The Hill to accuse Sarah Sanders of lying. "And hopefully, some of those Democrat members will be more willing to work with us on some of the things like welfa...More..

Parents Upset Over Surprise Ivanka Trump Visit at Conn. High School
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Parents Upset Over Surprise Ivanka Trump Visit at Conn. High School

Trump visited Norwalk Early College Academy, part of Norwalk High School and a joint project between Norwalk Community College and IBM . Parents told the news station they had received little information about...More..

Video of Jayalalithaa in hospital released day before RK Nagar poll
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Video of Jayalalithaa in hospital released day before RK Nagar poll

Stalin said there was a " mystery on how Jayalalithaa passed away and what kind of (medical) treatment was provided" to her during her 75-day hospitalisation, as he dismissed as an "eyewash" the inquiry ordere...More..

Pradyuman Murder Case: Accused to be tried as adult
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Pradyuman Murder Case: Accused to be tried as adult

The board directed to produce juvenile before session court on December 22. The JJB clarified that if the murder charges are proved, the juvenile will be sent to correctional remand home until he is 21 years ...More..

Meghan Markle joins the royal family for Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Meghan Markle joins the royal family for Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace

Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, typically hosts a holiday lunch for her relatives before setting off to spend Christmas at Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Also spotted at today's lunch were Princesses E...More..

Florida officer dragged as body cam rolls
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Florida officer dragged as body cam rolls

He confessed to taking cocaine and heroin shortly before the incident. A police pursuit after a Pembroke Pines officer was dragged by a auto ended in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 595 in Davie during ru...More..

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans United Nations rights envoy from country
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar bans United Nations rights envoy from country

Days, weeks and months after the August 25 violence, more than 600,000 Rohingya fled to Muslim Bangladesh, trekking over mountains and through forests and rice fields inundated by monsoon rain. She hoped Myanma...More..

by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

European Union triggers unprecedented censure mechanism against Poland

Over the last two years Polish government has passed 13 laws that would help it stuff "the entire structure of the justice system" with political appointees, including courts that decide the validity of electio...More..

More than 200 heading to DC to ask for Dream Act vote
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

More than 200 heading to DC to ask for Dream Act vote

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was seen on Capitol Hill Tuesday as part of the Trump administration's push to reach a bipartisan solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Speakin...More..

China Slams US Security Strategy As 'Cold War Mentality'
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

China Slams US Security Strategy As 'Cold War Mentality'

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Tuesday that China had the right to decide its own development path. Hua urged the USA to "abandon its Cold War mentality" as well as the "zero-sum gam...More..

Cardinal Bernard Law, Disgraced in Sex-Abuse Scandal, Dies at 86
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Cardinal Bernard Law, Disgraced in Sex-Abuse Scandal, Dies at 86

He brought pilgrims to the Auschwitz concentration camp and visited people devastated by the Mexico City quake in 1985. Hundreds of people came forward saying they were abused by priests, priests that in some...More..

Minnesota cops shoot knife-wielding man in police interrogation room
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Minnesota cops shoot knife-wielding man in police interrogation room

The source says officers guarding the room where the man was being held heard a commotion, and opened the door to the man trying to harm himself with what was believed to be a knife. The man was taken to Hennep...More..

Shots fired in 'disturbance' at United Kingdom base used by US Air Force
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Shots fired in 'disturbance' at United Kingdom base used by US Air Force

No one else was injured in the incident. Police near the scene of an incident at RAF Mildenhall. Investigations are continuing and anyone with information is being asked to call Suffolk Police on 101. The...More..

Brisbane man allegedly caught with drugs in Bali hospitalised for
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Brisbane man allegedly caught with drugs in Bali hospitalised for "shock"

An Australian accountant who once ran for parliament is behind bars in Bali and could face the death penalty. Authorities found methamphetamine and the party drug ecstasy hidden in a plastic bottle and anothe...More..

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, Danny Amendola surprise walk-on with scholarship
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, Danny Amendola surprise walk-on with scholarship

Texas Tech University football coach Kliff Kingsbury posted a video on Twitter Monday showing him addressing his team. A Texas Tech University sophomore with a pretty impressive performance this season re...More..

Hindu Jagran Manch warns schools against Christmas celebrations
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Hindu Jagran Manch warns schools against Christmas celebrations

The threat comes just days after Bajrang Dal activists accused a group carol-singing Christians of coversion, and torched their auto of priest outside a police station in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh . Hin...More..

US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

US Blames North Korea For 'Wannacry' Cyber Attack

In an opinion piece published in The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Bossert wrote that after careful investigation, Washington can say that Pyongyang is "directly responsible" for the WannaCry virus. I don'...More..

Tampa lawyer accused of exposing himself, soliciting sexual favors from inmate
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Tampa lawyer accused of exposing himself, soliciting sexual favors from inmate

The tip stated that, in exchange for the homemade videos, Spark would put money in the inmate's commissary account. Spark met the 28-year-old before she was locked up on drug charges, investigators said, ...More..

Leak found on Britain's new $4B aircraft carrier 'Queen Elizabeth'
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Leak found on Britain's new $4B aircraft carrier 'Queen Elizabeth'

The HMS Queen Elizabeth , which has an estimated service life of 50 years, has been leaking for a while. Although the manufacturer, Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA), will foot the initial bill, future rep...More..

Moon Proposes Postponement of Joint Drills during Olympics
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Moon Proposes Postponement of Joint Drills during Olympics

President Moon Jae-in has proposed that South Korea and the USA will postpone their joint military exercises during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics if North Korea stops provocations. South Korea's armed force...More..

McMaster: US Must Be Prepared To 'Compel' Denuclearization Of North Korea
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

McMaster: US Must Be Prepared To 'Compel' Denuclearization Of North Korea

Following a meeting with Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the pressure campaign on North Korea would not abate until the country agreed to give up ...More..

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins in Gujarat Poll
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins in Gujarat Poll

In a surprising development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reportedly considering Smriti Irani , who is now serving as Textiles and Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Minister in his cabinet, for the post of...More..

Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Democrat wins recount in Virginia House race

If it holds, the overturned result means that Democrats and Republicans would be deadlocked at 50 seats each in Virginia's House of Delegates, the state's lower chamber. It was the slimmest margin among the fou...More..

Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Victor Moses out of final three-man shortlist — CAF Awards

For the first time, captains of the senior men's national teams of the affiliated National Associations will also take part in the decision-making process of the African Player of the Year and Player of the ...More..

Rain chances Wednesday, warm temperatures continue
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Rain chances Wednesday, warm temperatures continue

Showers will move in from the west after midnight and intensify as they spread eastward throughout Wednesday morning. Friday will see increasing clouds with a slight chance for a shower late. Temps drop int...More..

Two dead after fire rips through Cameron House Hotel
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Two dead after fire rips through Cameron House Hotel

Emergency services were alerted and guests were evacuated to the nearby Boat House Restaurant while Scottish Fire & Rescue, Scottish Ambulance Service and Police Scotland arrived on scene. Police said other g...More..

Sensex gains over 200 points; Auto, Metal Index lead
by | Среда, Декабря 20, 2017

Sensex gains over 200 points; Auto, Metal Index lead

The BSE Sensex rose 0.7 per cent to end at 33,836.74, while the NSE Nifty ended 0.72 per cent higher at 10,463.20. The stock markets witnessed extreme volatility on Monday, when the poll results for the key s...More..

How your bin collection days will change over Christmas and New Year
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

How your bin collection days will change over Christmas and New Year

Bins scheduled to be emptied on Christmas Day will instead be emptied the day before on Christmas Eve. If that is your usual collection day then this year there will be an earlier collection for you on Satu...More..

Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Republican Senators Helped Block A Trump Nominee

Garrett, a former Republican congressman from New Jersey, was nominated by the White House in April as the board's chairman. GE in a statement urged quick confirmation of the remaining EXIM nominees and haile...More..

Inquest into Cavan deaths hears from Alan Hawe's counsellor and doctor
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Inquest into Cavan deaths hears from Alan Hawe's counsellor and doctor

Meanwhile, the mother of Clodagh Hawe told the court she believed her son-in-law had "killed them all" when she arrived at their family home and found a warning note on the back door on the morning of August 29...More..

OR teacher has been accused of having sex with student
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

OR teacher has been accused of having sex with student

CBS affiliate KPIC reports that on December 15, detectives obtained a search warrant for Baber's residence where detectives say they located additional evidence. She's now being held on $456,250 bail at Doug...More..

IDF arrests Palestinian teenager filmed slapping soldiers in provocation attempt
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

IDF arrests Palestinian teenager filmed slapping soldiers in provocation attempt

After they refuse, Tamimi can be seen attempting to push the soldiers off her land. The girls filmed the soldiers with cellphones, which seemed to indicate they were trying to instigate a violent response fro...More..

White House officially blames North Korea for massive 'WannaCry' cyberattack
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

White House officially blames North Korea for massive 'WannaCry' cyberattack

Britain's National Cyber Security Centre had assessed it was highly likely that North Korea's Lazarus hacking group was behind the one of the most significant cyber attacks to hit the United Kingdom in terms ...More..

by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Senate Intel seek documents from Jill Stein's campaign in Russian Federation probe

But the Senate Judiciary Committee - which is conducting its own investigation into Russian election meddling - did send a letter to Donald Trump Jr. in July requesting, among other things, any information rega...More..

Congress hosts dinner in honour of Sonia Gandhi
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Congress hosts dinner in honour of Sonia Gandhi

Seven years later, when he was killed, she turned away when party leaders urged her to lead the Congress. We do not fight hate with hate. Hitting out at Modi, Gandhi said that the prime minister believed that h...More..

by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Celtic's record run won't be matched, says Rodgers

Celtic were not really ever at the races in the contest, as goals from Harry Cochrane , Kyle Lafferty and a Manuel Milinkovic brace condemned them to the surprise turnover. With the January transfer window ju...More..

Which provisions remain in the final GOP tax bill?
by | Вторник, Декабря 19, 2017

Which provisions remain in the final GOP tax bill?

The Republican-led House and Senate plan to vote on tax reform and government funding this week, before the holiday break. The Washington Post on Friday pointed out that the plan could actually push more ...More..