Category: News

Trump praises Elijah Cummings ‘strength, passion and wisdom’ months after taunting him for Baltimore break-in

Donald Trump has paid tribute to Elijah Cummings, who died suddenly on Thursday, praising the Democratic congressman for his “strength, passion and wisdom” just months after describing his Baltimore district as “rat infested” and taunting him over a break in at his home. “My warmest condolences to the family and many friends of congressman Elijah…

By NIKESHOE October 18, 2019 0

U.S. Diplomat Suggested Biden Had A Conflict of Interest In Ukraine In 2015

A U.S. State Department official told impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he raised concerns about Hunter Biden’s involvement in a Ukrainian natural gas company in 2015, telling one of then vice president Joe Biden’s staffers that the arrangement may constitute a conflict of interest, the Washington Post reported Friday. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent…

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How a British family got entangled in a US immigration nightmare after a wrong turn led to nearly 2 weeks in ICE detention

Google Maps A British family was deported on Wednesday following nearly two weeks in US immigration detention, after they apparently crossed the US-Canada border by accident and drove down an unmarked road. The Connors family has called their detention “the scariest experience of our entire lives,” and bemoaned the conditions they and their three-month-old infant…

By NIKESHOE October 18, 2019 0

Captives in ISIS Detention Camps Fear Calm Before the Storm

The Trump administration and Turkey say they’ve reached a ceasefire. The formerly U.S.-backed forces of the Syrian Democratic Forces say they’ll accept it but won’t accept further incursions into Kurdish-held areas. Caught in the middle of the war between Turkey and Syrian Kurds are tens of thousands of ISIS prisoners—mostly women and children—now detained in…

By NIKESHOE October 18, 2019 0

Royal News Roundup: Kate and William’s Tour of Pakistan, Princess Eugenie’s Anniversary & More

Here, all the royal news you need to know for the week of October 17, 2019.   Kate Middleton and Prince William officially arrived in Pakistan for their five-day royal tour. On Monday, the 37-year-old Duchess of Cambridge and 37-year-old Prince William touched down in Islamabad to begin a series of engagements surrounding topics like environmental conservation, national security, arts, culture, female empowerment…

By NIKESHOE October 18, 2019 0

Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction

PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers are scheduled to make arguments Thursday before the Arizona Court of Appeals as Jodi Arias seeks to overturn her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend. Arias argues a prosecutor’s misconduct and a judge’s failure to control news coverage during the case deprived her of the right to…

By NIKESHOE October 18, 2019 0