• Pressed on Trump, Pruitt softens '16 assessment
Pressed on Trump, Pruitt softens '16 assessment

Campbell responded, "Wow. That's a news clip". "I think executive orders with Donald Trump would be a very blunt instrument with respect to the Constitution", Pruitt said on the program, broadcast on KFAQ Talk Radio 1170 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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  • Error Unmasks Person of Interest in Vegas Attack
Error Unmasks Person of Interest in Vegas Attack

Paddock's physician described him as "odd" in behavior with "little emotion" shown, according to the report . Air Force One departs Las Vegas past the broken windows on the Mandalay Bay hotel, where shooter Stephen Paddock conducted his mass shooting along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 4, 2017.

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  • Blackstone in Talks Over Deal With Thomson Reuters Unit
Blackstone in Talks Over Deal With Thomson Reuters Unit

However, the company cautioned that the discussions may or may not lead to a definitive agreement. Thomson Reuters employs about 6,300 people in the United Kingdom, with its headquarters in Canary Wharf in London. The Thomsons, descended from company founder Roy Thomson, remain some of the richest people in Canada. Thomson Reuters is also expec...

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  • USA prosecutors won't retry Sen. Menendez on corruption charges
USA prosecutors won't retry Sen. Menendez on corruption charges

The development that seems to have unraveled the case was a federal judge's dismissal of seven of the 18 counts against the senator and his co-defendant, ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, who was accused of making large campaign contributions and providing extensive perks in exchange for help in a Medicare-fraud case.

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  • CDC Director Resigns After Report On Her Financial Conflicts
CDC Director Resigns After Report On Her Financial Conflicts

Brenda Fitzgerald , the director of the nation's top public health agency has resigned because of financial conflicts of interest. The spokesperson added, "Dr. "Due to the nature of these financial interests, Dr. Fitzgerald could not divest from them in a definitive time period". Fitzgerald, trained as an obstetrician-gynecologist, had been ...

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  • Spanish police find stolen oranges in fruitful traffic stop
Spanish police find stolen oranges in fruitful traffic stop

The care was stuffed with hundreds of oranges. Authorities continued questioning the people and a lot of them couldn't explain where the four tons of oranges had come from. The group also lacked the legal paperwork needed to transport such a massive quantity of fruit. The €1,400 (S$2,300) fruit heist was busted by police in Seville, after crew fr...

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  • Trump orders Guantanamo detention center to stay open
Trump orders Guantanamo detention center to stay open

In his first State of the Union address to Congress, Trump made clear he was fulfilling a campaign promise to keep operating the prison for foreign terrorism suspects at the USA military base at Guantanamo, Cuba. As suspects deemed unsafe may be subjected to indefinite detention without charges of trial in the prison, the facility is largely crit...

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  • Ralia Odinga Swears Himself In As Kenyan 'President' Amid Tight Security
Ralia Odinga Swears Himself In As Kenyan 'President' Amid Tight Security

By 3 p.m. Tuesday, Odinga had taken an "oath" as the "people's president" and had given a short speech in front of a crowd of thousands denouncing Kenya's "electoral autocracy" and "election stealing". Odinga read his oath to the lawyer Tom Kajwang, also a member of the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA), instead of doing it to the official ...

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  • On China visit, Britain's May focused on post-Brexit future
On China visit, Britain's May focused on post-Brexit future

Ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Visit to China, the British Ambassador to China Barbara Woodward briefed Chinese media on January 29, 2018 at her residence, saying a post-Brexit Britain would be able to "move a bit faster towards" deepening cooperation with China as well as jointly expanding Sino-UK commercial partnerships into third ...

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  • Russian Federation to set up committee to reform Syrian constitution
Russian Federation to set up committee to reform Syrian constitution

However, key Syrian opposition and rebels groups have boycotted the gathering, which Moscow described as an effort to speed up a political settlement for Syria . They argue that the talks will only favor the Assad government. A ninth round of UN-backed talks ended in Vienna last week without the warring sides having met face to face.

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  • Fox News Highlights Ex-RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn's Contributions…To Democrats
Fox News Highlights Ex-RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn's Contributions…To Democrats

During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.50 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Wynn Resorts will post 7.73 earnings per share for the current year. The Democratic National Committee (DNC), which had taken in more than $290,000 from Weinstein, according to the FEC, released a statement on the afternoon of October 6 ...

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  • Blake Griffin won't make Pistons debut on Tuesday night
Blake Griffin won't make Pistons debut on Tuesday night

The first-round pick carries protections for Nos. Griffin was drafted to the Clippers in 2009 as the No. 1 overall pick and signed a $171 million, five-year contract during last year's free agency period. Having played with Chris Paul for most of his career, Griffin can complement ball-dominant playmakers as well, which bodes well for his fit w...

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  • Kirk Out: The Dynasty Impact of the Alex Smith trade to Washington
Kirk Out: The Dynasty Impact of the Alex Smith trade to Washington

Smith, 33, has been the quarterback in Kansas City over the past five seasons, including this year when he threw for 4,042 yards and 26 touchdowns against five interceptions. He played under the franchise tag each of the last two seasons, earning nearly $20 million in 2016 and almost $24 million last season. They'd packaged four draft picks, thre...

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  • White House confirms Trump wants to release classified Federal Bureau of Investigation memo
White House confirms Trump wants to release classified Federal Bureau of Investigation memo

This rule will allow the committee "to bypass the executive branch's declassification process" and if they do, then President Donald Trump has five days to decide to release it to the public or deny it. While no details of the memo were made public, each party saw the issue through their own lens. "People need to know what happened when somet...

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  • RELEASE THE MEMO: DOJ Seeks to BLOCK CONGRESS from Releasing FISA Bombshell
RELEASE THE MEMO: DOJ Seeks to BLOCK CONGRESS from Releasing FISA Bombshell

Schiff and John Warner, R-Va., ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, both accused Nunes of preparing the memo without even reading the underlying classified documents that it characterizes, and Schiff is preparing a counter-memo that critiques Nunes's.

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  • Fishing boat collects 7 ferry survivors
Fishing boat collects 7 ferry survivors

The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand was asked to carry out an aerial search on Thursday after the ferry was reported being nearly a week overdue. A fishing vessel was on its way and was expected to reach the survivors later yesterday, he said. A dinghy has been found containing seven people near Kiribati.

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  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal released in corruption probe
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal released in corruption probe

Prince Alwaleed will keep control of Kingdom Holding and Waleed al-Ibrahim, owner of regional television network MBC , is not giving up a single share in MBC , the officials said. Allegations against him included money laundering, bribery and extortion, but there are no charges, he says. The billionaire maintained his innocence in his interview ...

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  • Yemen government warns of coup as separatists take over headquarters
Yemen government warns of coup as separatists take over headquarters

Bin Daghr called on members of the Saudi-led coalition, in particular the UAE, to intervene in Aden as events were headed towards a "total military confrontation". Troops from both Saudi and the UAE - present in Aden when fighting erupted - did not intervene, reports said. The separatist takeover on Sunday in the interim capital threw war-tor...

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  • Kabul: Explosions at military university
Kabul: Explosions at military university

Officials have confirmed the attack at Marshal Fahim Military University in which RPGs were used. Both the Taliban and IS have stepped up attacks in recent months in Kabul and elsewhere across Afghanistan, including massive bombings staged by militants determined to inflict maximum casualties, instill terror in the population and undermine conf...

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  • Mumbai Man Dies After Getting Sucked Into MRI Machine
Mumbai Man Dies After Getting Sucked Into MRI Machine

The Agripada police have registered a case under IPC section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against the doctor, the ward boy and a woman cleaner, he said. Maru was taken to the hospital's emergency ward but was pronounced dead within 10 minutes, NDTV reported. Hospital attendant at MRI room said that the MRI machine was not...

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  • Taliban bomber disguised as ambulance driver kills dozens in Afghan secure zone
Taliban bomber disguised as ambulance driver kills dozens in Afghan secure zone

India on Saturday "strongly" condemned a terror attack in Afghanistan's Kabul + that claimed atleast 95 lives and wounded more than 150, and demanded that the perpetrators of the attack "be brought to justice". Saturday's powerful explosion, which came a week after Taliban militants killed 22 people at an worldwide hotel in Afghanistan's ...

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  • United States officials defend trade moves as Davos braces for Trump
United States officials defend trade moves as Davos braces for Trump

The U.S., he said , gives "hundreds of millions of dollars" to the Palestinians, and "that money is on the table and that money's not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace". Trump's participation at the World Economic Forum comes as he enters his second year in office. As though to put to bed any tensions about Trump's cancele...

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  • Activities in Arctic benign, China says
Activities in Arctic benign, China says

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road ( Belt and Road Initiative ) will facilitate connectivity, sustainable economic and social development of the Arctic. According to the text, the Chinese government will encourage companies to build infrastructures and carry out trial commercial trips, laying the roads for a futur...

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  • River Seine levels rise further as Paris braces for major flooding risk
River Seine levels rise further as Paris braces for major flooding risk

According to weather forecasters, the incessant rainfall might leave the water level to peak upward to more than 20 feet, which is 13 feet higher than the normal height of the river. "The flood of the Seine will spread beyond Paris early next week... because of the influence of the Oise [river]". She said that the flooding , together with the he...

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  • Court upholds conviction of Brazil's da Silva
Court upholds conviction of Brazil's da Silva

Two judges on the three-judge panel ruled to uphold the conviction and extend the original sentence by almost three years. Judge Ricardo Leite is investigating allegations that Lula illegally lobbied on behalf of a Swedish firm that sold military jets to Brazil .

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