Federal judge refuses to clear Joe Arpaio's criminal conviction
The Week Magazine, 20 October at 13:41
On Thursday, a federal judge in Phoenix ruled that Joe Arpaio is still legally guilty of criminal contempt of court despite the Aug. 25 pardon from President Trump. Arpaio's lawyers and the Justice Department had asked U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton
Raqqa: US-backed forces declare 'total liberation' of ISIS stronghold
CNN, 20 October at 13:36
Raqqa, Syria (CNN) US-backed militias on Friday declared the "total liberation" of the Syrian city of Raqqa, which for more than three years was the de facto capital of ISIS. Speaking at a ceremony held to celebrate the capture of Raqqa, Syrian
Netanyahu lobbies world powers to stem Iraqi Kurd setbacks
Reuters, 20 October at 13:28
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds as they lose ground to Baghdad's army, Israeli officials say. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the
Brexit: EU leaders pave way for future trade talks
BBC News, 20 October at 13:18
EU leaders have agreed to start preparing for trade talks with the UK - as Theresa May admits there is "some way to go" in negotiations. As expected, her 27 EU counterparts agreed at a Brussels summit that not enough progress had been made on other ...
Alexander struggles to find health care breakthrough
The Hill, 20 October at 13:05
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander · Andrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderChildren's health-care bill faces new obstacles Overnight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children's health insurance | Puerto Rico's water woes ...
FOX NEWS FIRST: General Kelly defends Trump, shuts down libs' politicization of a tragedy
Fox News, 20 October at 12:55
THE LEAD STORY: White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's emotional condemnation of Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson's attack on President Trump's – over his handling of a condolence call to an Army widow -- slammed the door on liberals' latest attempts ...
A bell tolls for peace as Richard Spencer arrives at Univ. of Florida
CNN, 20 October at 12:50
(CNN) As white supremacist leader Richard Spencer prepared to take the stage at the University of Florida, a concert of bells rang through campus leaving a poignant message of unity. Laura Ellis, a music professor at the university, went up 11 flights
The women fighters who helped defeat ISIS in Raqqa
CNN, 20 October at 12:20
Raqqa, Syria (CNN) Kurdish female fighters have celebrated in Raqqa this week after the defeat of ISIS militants, whose brutal rule over the city has come to an end after almost four years. When asked what motivated them to dive into one of the
Donald Trump Jr. Rises on GOP Speech Circuit With Red-Meat Talks
Bloomberg, 20 October at 12:00
Donald Trump Jr. navigated the Indianapolis fundraiser like a seasoned politician: shaking hands, ensuring everyone got a selfie and doling out bear hugs to a camo-clad hunting buddy he spotted in the crowd. By the end of the May dinner for the Indiana ...
After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
Washington Post, 20 October at 10:56
TOKYO — Have North Korea's nuclear tests become so big that they've altered the geological structure of the land? Some analysts now see signs that Mount Mantap, the 7,200-foot-high peak under which North Korea detonates its nuclear bombs, is suffering ...
More news for the topic