• Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief
Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

The so-called new Fox will comprise Fox Broadcasting, Fox News and Fox Sports. "Together they will define and project FOX's voice to our relevant communities", Dinh said. It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that F...

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  • Gov. Ivey declares statewide State of Emergency in preparation for Hurricane Michael
Gov. Ivey declares statewide State of Emergency in preparation for Hurricane Michael

Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for 26 counties as Tropical Storm Michael lashed Cuba . Michael, a Category 1 hurricane on Monday, was predicted to strengthen to a Category 3 major hurricane by Wednesday , with winds at least 111 miles per hour.

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  • Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say
Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say

As of 2 p.m. Sunday, Tropical Storm Michael was centered about 90 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said. An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is now en route to investigate Michael. The only other storm in the Atlantic is Tropical Storm Leslie has zig-zagged in intensity. What remains of the storm should...

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  • Turkish-Arab journalists: We stand with Khashoggi
Turkish-Arab journalists: We stand with Khashoggi

Confusion reigned over his whereabouts on Wednesday when a Saudi official in Washington said that reports of Khashoggi's disappearance were false, and that he had left the consulate shortly after arriving. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Yemeni Tawakkol Karman holds a picture of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of t...

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  • Melania Trump to Give First Sit-Down Interview as First Lady on '20/20'
Melania Trump to Give First Sit-Down Interview as First Lady on '20/20'

Upon arrival in Nairobi , Kenya, Mrs Trump is expected to visit State House as her first stop. The US first lady landed in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday morning after a six-hour flight from Ghana on the second stop of her five-day goodwill visit to Africa.

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  • Kim Jong-un agrees to hold second Trump summit soon
Kim Jong-un agrees to hold second Trump summit soon

The Koreas held a high-level meeting in North Korea's capital on Friday to discuss the implementation of agreements from a summit last month between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Then, he held talks with Kim Yong Chol that Kim Jong Un did not join. An earlier visit planned for August was cancelled at th...

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  • Crisis looms as Oshiomole meets with APC Governors over Primaries
Crisis looms as Oshiomole meets with APC Governors over Primaries

NAN reports that 14, 842, 072 members of the APC had at the party's National Presidential Convention in Abuja, affirmed President Buhari as the candidate of the party for the 2019 Presidential Election. The meeting with Buhari was attended by Eight Governors and lasted for over an hour. "The task to get Nigeria working again starts now", he wrote, ...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice
Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

The outcome had remained in doubt, however, after one Republican, Lisa Murkowski , defied her party and voted against moving ahead. Adding to the day's drama, women protesters in the Senate gallery shouting, "Shame on you!" briefly interrupted the confirmation vote.

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  • Susan Collins Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault When a Democrat Was Accused
Susan Collins Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault When a Democrat Was Accused

Still, Maine Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski offered an extended and emotional explanation Friday for why she chose to buck her party and vote against ending debate on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "I am against any kind of abuse or violence". Republicans held open an empty seat that year, which Trump filled in 2...

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  • Melania Trump tells Donald off when she disagrees with his tweets
Melania Trump tells Donald off when she disagrees with his tweets

Secretary of the foreign affairs committee, Tarek al-Khouly, also suggested that Trump visits tourist sites as the world follows her visit, emphasizing that including Egypt in her African tour is telling of the importance of the country as an African nation.

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  • Seeking Brexit deal, European Union eyes compromise on Irish border
Seeking Brexit deal, European Union eyes compromise on Irish border

But officials have been meeting behind the scenes before a key summit in Brussels on October 17 and 18. THERESA May is expected to make major concessions in new proposals to the European Union that could delay Brexit for years and restrict Britain's ability to strike trade deals.

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  • Collins Announces Support for Kavanaugh, Ensuring Confirmation
Collins Announces Support for Kavanaugh, Ensuring Confirmation

Speaking to NPR after Collins and Manchin announced their support for Kavanaugh , a lawyer for Ford addressed whether the California professor feels she failed because confirmation is now a near certainty. Senators were allowed to read it behind closed doors in a secure location in the Capitol, without taking notes or making copies. Steve Dain...

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  • SC shooting suspect identified
SC shooting suspect identified

Scores of gunshots can be heard in footage recorded by a witness near the shooting. For about 15 seconds, the firing appears to be constant and intense. It is his only known prior arrest. Lott said it's standard police procedure to arraign to meet with a subject for an interview. "I have been shooting competitively since 1984 and lovin' it".

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  • US Senate braces for Kavanaugh vote after mass arrests
US Senate braces for Kavanaugh vote after mass arrests

A final confirmation vote is expected Saturday afternoon. "I think what Susan did today was rise to the occasion when the stakes were so high", said Sen. "Fairness would dictate that the claims (by Ford) at least should meet a threshold of "more likely than not" as our standard", she said during her floor speech.

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  • Dairy farmers up in arms over trade deal
Dairy farmers up in arms over trade deal

Once USMCA is ratified, Canada, Mexico and especially the US will all be regaining their market share in manufacturing by producing more automobiles and other goods, thanks to rules of origin that promote manufacturing within North America.

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  • Probe opened in France after Interpol chief reported missing
Probe opened in France after Interpol chief reported missing

Meng, 64, has been unaccounted for since he left France for China in late September, Europe 1 radio reported. His wife said there had been no news of him since he made the trip. There was no further word on Mr Meng's schedule in China or what prompted his wife to wait until now to report his absence. The president of Interpol heads its exec...

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  • The baby who will not forget Melania Trump's hug
The baby who will not forget Melania Trump's hug

Her immediate predecessor Michelle Obama also made a solo trip to the continent when her husband was president, visiting South Africa and Botswana. She later joined Akufo-Addo for tea. The First Lady, who seems excited about her tour, earlier described her host nations as "four attractive and very different countries".

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  • United Kingdom said to plan compromise on Irish border to get Brexit deal
United Kingdom said to plan compromise on Irish border to get Brexit deal

That bloc was about "prisons, walls and violence against citizens" while the European Union meant "freedom, human rights, prosperity, peace, democracy and pluralism, without internal borders or walls". NORTHERN Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has told Tory members that the British government will "never" allow a border down the Irish Sea. Today, ...

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  • Russian Federation accused of 'brazen' cyber-crimes
Russian Federation accused of 'brazen' cyber-crimes

They were escorted to Schiphol airport and put on a plane without their items, and the intelligence services were in charge of the operation. Dutch intelligence thwarted a Russian cyber attack targeting the global chemical weapons watchdog in April and expelled four Russian agents, the government said on Thursday.

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  • GOP Senator: Send Criminal Referral Regarding Kavanaugh Accuser Swetnick
GOP Senator: Send Criminal Referral Regarding Kavanaugh Accuser Swetnick

In the letter , which was submitted as a statement to the Committee under penalty of perjury, Ketterer says Swetnik told him in the 1990s that she enjoyed sex with multiple men at the same time. This is similar to Swetnick's allegation from her own declaration . The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on September 25 to advance Kavanaugh out of th...

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  • Did Trump say ‘thanking’ or ‘thinking’ to this reporter?
Did Trump say ‘thanking’ or ‘thinking’ to this reporter?

He mocked her for being in "a state of shock" that he called on her. "She's, like, in a state of shock", he added. Vega: "I'm not. Thank you, Mr. President". " Thank you, Mr. President". During the Washington, D.C. event, Trump spoke to several female reporters in a manner that drew criticism online. Can you imagine if I had? The reporte...

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  • Saudi king wouldn’t last 2 weeks without United States support: Donald Trump
Saudi king wouldn’t last 2 weeks without United States support: Donald Trump

At a rally in MS on Tuesday, he said the Middle Eastern country wouldn't last two weeks without USA military protection. "You have to pay for your military, you have to pay'". "How about our military deals where we protect rich nations that we don't get reimbursed?" Trump made Saudi Arabia his first stop on his maiden worldwide trip as president ...

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  • Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Mississippi Rally
Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Mississippi Rally

Mr Trump said it was a "very scary situation" to be "guilty until proven innocent". The idea that people in the US are wrongfully "guilty until proven innocent" is an idea that wasn't manifesting itself politically on the right until last week, GOP pollster Frank Luntz told The Washington Post.

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  • US calls ruling a defeat for Iran, ends treaty
US calls ruling a defeat for Iran, ends treaty

But Trump pulled out of the deal in May, arguing that funds from the lifting of sanctions under the pact had been used to support terrorism and build nuclear-capable missiles. What were the arguments in court? The United States withdrew from the 1955 Treaty of Amity which normalized relations with Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announc...

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  • Melania Trump opens Africa tour with wave and baby in arms
Melania Trump opens Africa tour with wave and baby in arms

It was the first time she had been seen with her husband at an event in a month (Picture: AP) President Trump and First Lady Melania pictured in December 2017 (Picture: AP) President Trump and Melania at his January 2017 inauguration. Earlier the first lady visited Emintsimadze Palace for a formal welcoming ceremony. They exchanged gifts: a Chipp...

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  • Chinese and U.S. warships in South China Sea close encounter
Chinese and U.S. warships in South China Sea close encounter

Xi, who told President Barack Obama in 2015 that he would not militarize the artificial islands, has now clearly broken his promise as Chinese military bases, runways, and even nuclear plants, in global, Vietnamese, and Philippine territory continue to spring up monthly on the man-made land.

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  • Packages that may contain ricin found on Pentagon grounds
Packages that may contain ricin found on Pentagon grounds

John Richardson. Neither envelope entered the Pentagon . Pentagon spokesman Chris Sherwood said the envelopes had been found on Monday (local time). It can be used in powder, pellet, mist or acid form. Also on Tuesday, two people at Republican Senator Ted Cruz's office in Houston, Texas, were taken to hospital after coming into contact with ...

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  • Trump Administration: No More Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
Trump Administration: No More Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats

Mark Takano (D-Ca.), a gay congressman who spoke at the State Department's annual gay pride event in June. The State Department said in a letter in July that the move is created to reflect the U.S.'s law on same-sex marriage in its worldwide policies.

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  • FBI interviews Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge as part of investigation
FBI interviews Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge as part of investigation

You can be somebody that was flawless your entire life and somebody can accuse you of something . " It's a very scary time for young men in America , where you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of", Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House.

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  • Kavanaugh friend Dudley arrested in 1985 bar incident
Kavanaugh friend Dudley arrested in 1985 bar incident

In the report, Dudley denied throwing a Collins glass at a patron, identified as Dom Cozzolino. A witness told police the man who threw the glass was Chris Dudley, Kavanaugh's close friend. On Monday, the White House circulated a statement from Dudley, who went on to play in the National Basketball Association and run for governor of OR in 2010.

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