Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

Watts also said that Russian " active measures " to sow disinformation in the 2016 campaign worked because Trump sowed his own disinformation during the presidential race about opponents, alleged voter fraud and persistent concerns that the electio...

Most Democrats oppose Trump Supreme Court pick, but not all

However, while the margins achieved by Sotomayor and Kagan would seem to support Hassan's argument that confirmations require 60 votes, it's not that simple. McCaskill's comments came after The Kansas City Star released an audio recording of her ...

Trudeau Government Delivers Federal Budget Trudeau Government Delivers Federal Budget

Canada's economy is starting to pick up, posting the fastest growth since 2013 in the second-half of previous year. After a contingency allowance is concluded, the deficit is forecast at $28.5 billion, up from $23 billion this year. A new Impact Cana...

Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling Russia draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

One of Flynn's lawyers, Robert Kelner, said they have had discussions with committee staff members, but Flynn has not been contacted directly. The first round of the French presidential election is to be held next month. Warner and the panel's chai...

Malaysian Grand Prix off the 2018 F1 calendar Malaysian Grand Prix off the 2018 F1 calendar

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has called for a fresh approach to Formula One's weekend schedule in bad weather after Friday practice had to be abandoned at the Chinese Grand Prix. "We need to work together with the FIA and (commercial rights holder)...

Seattle's Mayor Accused of Sexually Abusing Teen Boy in the 1980s

The openly gay Democrat had planned on becoming a Catholic priest before launching a long career in politics. KING 5 reached out to Seattle city council members, but so far none of them have commented on the allegations against Murray. Murray's spo...

USA strikes in Syria aggression against sovereign state: Kremlin spokesman USA strikes in Syria aggression against sovereign state: Kremlin spokesman

A statement from Syria's general military command said the strikes caused "extensive material damage" and undermined counterterror operations by the Syrian army. All stocks except energy and gold counters slumped as news of the US strikes spread - sp...

Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families

On Wednesday, he again said he doesn't expect to build a 2,000-mile wall, based on recommendations from Customs and Border Protection agents about what they think would help prevent illegal entries. Additionally, the Trump administration will have ...

Sweden: Van drives into crowd in central Stockholm, several people injured Sweden: Van drives into crowd in central Stockholm, several people injured

Police released a grainy picture of a suspect. A government source told Reuters all Swedish government offices had been closed. Swedish broadcaster SVT says shots have been fired in the area, although security services are yet to confirm.

Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form

Kislyak, and another with Sergey N. Gorkov, the head of a Russian state-owned bank. The fact that Kushner failed to report meetings with Russian officials is notable given the ongoing congressional and FBI investigations into relations between Trum...

Stockholm Truck Attack: What We Know

The vehicle reportedly plowed into people and struck the Åhléns department store and images on television showed smoke billowing into the sky as the cab appeared to catch fire. Last month, Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old convert to Islam known to Britis...

Republicans trigger 'nuclear option,' paving way for Gorsuch confirmation Republicans trigger 'nuclear option,' paving way for Gorsuch confirmation

That's why, from day 1, Color of Change has stood against this nomination and called for a hiring freeze on this administration . Ilyse Hogue, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America, said in a statement , "History will not look kindly upon these s...

One day Tony Romo will be in Ring of Honor — Twitter mailbag

However, for him to lose his job to a guy that has never been a TV analyst is ridiculous. And I think I know that he has mine. "What are the attributes that led us to believe Tony was ideal for this role?" He might be a home-run pick and become ano...

Venezuelan government bans opposition figure from running for office Venezuelan government bans opposition figure from running for office

None of the injuries were life-threatening, he said. This week's protests claimed their first victim on Thursday night as college student Jairo Ortiz was shot dead by an unknown assailant during a protest in a poor area on the outskirts of Carac...

Uber Rider Who Threatened to Claim Rape Against Driver Banned Uber Rider Who Threatened to Claim Rape Against Driver Banned

She flatly refused, so he reminded her she would still have to make payment regardless if she didn't like the service. "This is simply not true - and had the Times asked us whether it was, we would have explained the reality of what happens when Ub...

Trump kicks off Florida meetings with Chinese president

After spending years warning US leaders that Syria was a risky quagmire, Trump is said to have been moved by the gripping images of young Syrian children's listless bodies that were beamed across the world following the chemical attack. "What good ...

Authorities: Woman chokes teen for blocking view at Disney Authorities: Woman chokes teen for blocking view at Disney

The woman "became aggravated", the police report said, so the girl and her friends chose to move. The girl had no visible injuries, but made a decision to press charges after contacting her mother, according to the arrest report. Police responded t...

Texas Gets One Step Closer to Banning Men from Masturbating Texas Gets One Step Closer to Banning Men from Masturbating

House Bill 4620 , dubbed the " Men's Right to Know Act ", will be taken up by the State Affairs Committee in the Texas House of Representatives, the Houston Chronicle reports . Ms Farrar's bill also insists that any doctor providing a vasectomy or p...

EU Draft Guidelines Soften Line on Future UK Relationship

The draft guidelines, seen by Reuters after European Council President Tusk distributed them to the 27 other governments in the bloc on Friday, may be somewhat revised over the next month before being endorsed by the 27 leaders at a summit on April 2...

Job growth slows as US unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent Job growth slows as US unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent

Even if hiring picks up somewhat, Trump will need other industries to blossom as well if he's going to achieve his promise to be the "greatest jobs producer that God ever created". Hiring tends to show large swings around weather disturbances, and th...

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