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Former Trump Aide Announces He Won't Testify Before Mueller Grand Jury

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CNN's Erin Burnett told Nunberg she smelled alcohol on his breath and confronted him about whether or not he had anything to drink before the interview . Mueller has charged several Trump associates and more than a dozen Russians . Nunberg is the first witness in the ongoing federal Russian Federation investigation to openly promise to defy a subpoena. Read More »

Voters head to polls Tuesday for Texas primaries

March primaries in Texas and IL - as well as a surprisingly competitive special election in a southwestern Pennsylvania congressional district - will also begin to reveal how internal party squabbles could shape the outcome of the fall vote that also will serve as a national referendum on his presidency. Read More »

Florida Senate votes down plan to arm classroom teachers

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He's been jailed since the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , where he was once a student. Republicans who voted no took issue with the bill's age limit of 21 for all firearms purchases, while many Democrats felt that the new limits on the plan to arm school staff weren't enough. Read More »

Ex-Russian spy critically ill after unknown substance exposure

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British police are trying to establish what harmed the pair. It has also emerged that two police officers dealing with the incident were treated for "minor symptoms", the report said . "It looked like they'd been taking something quite strong ". She was leant in on him. "It looked like she had passed out, maybe", Church said. Sergei Skripal was displaying what witnesses described as "strange hand movements". Read More »

NRA suggests president may retreat from gun control

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Some Republicans were more outspoken than others. On Capitol Hill, more work will happen behind the scenes. Rasmussen Reports, in the aftermath of Trump's announced reelection, wrote this, of its survey findings: "If the presidential election were held today, President Trump would carry Republicans and unaffiliated voters, but Democrats would reject him in droves". Read More »

National emergency in Sri Lanka hours before India start T20 tri-series

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A couple of days ago, the Indian cricket team skipper was spotted at the Mumbai airport, receiving his wife and Bollywood actress, Anushka Sharma. The game can change in a span of one over. The tournament will see each team face each other twice. "Its always important to know your bench strength". "We can definitely go and compete with bigger teams, but in cricket you can't guarantee results", Hathurusingha told espncricinfo.com. Read More »

Former Trump Aide Now Says He'll Probably Cooperate With Investigators

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He said the reason he wasn't going to the grand jury was because what Mueller's team asked for is "ridiculous". "I don't know why he went around trying to hide it". "And you've got to give that one to Trump ". CNN will not stop at nothing to boost its flailing ratings, even if it means exploiting possibly drunk Sam Nunberg on live TV. Read More »

What next? Post-election scenarios for Italy

Reaching a better balance between policy prescriptions from Brussels and domestic priorities in Rome will be a major challenge for both sides after a new government is formed. At its inception, Lega called for greater autonomy for Italy's northern regions, and at times even demanded secession from Rome , who it called "the big thief". Read More »

UK minister warns Trump that trade wars help no one

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Fernández said trade between the USA and Mexico has grown six-fold to around $560 billion a year since NAFTA was implemented in 1994. U.S. trading partners, the International Monetary Fund and the WTO have strongly criticised his moves. Read More »

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid can travel 31 miles in EV mode

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Marketed by the British brand as its "first step towards full electrification", the upmarket SUV is being offered with a 3.0-litre petrol V6 engine and electric motor that result in Carbon dioxide emissions of just 75g/km. The idle-stop disable switch in other variants is replaced with a drive mode selector in the Bentayga Hybrid . It's also the interface for the new navigation system, which now takes into account electric power usage per route. Read More »

Koreas agree to hold talks at April border summit

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Following the meeting, KCNA said Kim Jong-un had "warmly welcomed" the delegates and held an "openhearted talk" with them. The previous two summits were held in 2000 and 2007, respectively, under South Korean presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun. Read More »

Kashmir back on boil after six killed by security forces

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However, the villagers refuted the army claim and said the four slain men were civilians. More than 70,000 people have died in flare-ups of insurgency-related violence since the late 1980s, officials said. In view of heightening tensions, curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in several Shopian areas. Official sources told GNS, that police have sent a communication to the cellular companies wherein it has directed them to reduce mobile internet (4G/3G) into 2G speed in all districts ... Read More »

Bush Aide: Trump Tariffs Won't Save Steel, Aluminum Jobs

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The contact with key defence and national security figures around Mr Trump is especially important given one of the President's top trade advisers has said no country will be granted an exemption. He refuted reports that increase in import tariff on steel would hurt American industries in particular the auto manufacturing industry. "We're not backing down", Trump said during a White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read More »

Hung parliament on cards in Italy elections

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But since the PD and Lega don't want to be a junior partner to M5S's leader Luigi Di Maio , it is unclear who Di Maio could govern with. The presence in Rome this weekend of Steve Bannon, right-wing populist architect of Donald Trump's White House campaign, was an indication of the stakes. Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe revealed

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Where the other Mercedes-AMG cars are based on conventional Mecerdes-Benz products, the GT 4-Door Coupe has "Driving Performance" running through its heart and soul. AMG first took a swing at building a vehicle from the ground up for Mercedes with the SLS in 2010, and it was a monstrous hit. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed United Kingdom prices and specifications for its new A-Class hatchback. Read More »

Trudeau telephones Trump to talk tariffs and trade

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Given that 82 percent of the steel we use is produced domestically, the impact on consumers from higher prices on imported steel will be limited; the impact on aluminum, of which only 39 percent is made domestically, may be larger. "#AMERICA FIRST", the President concluded his tweetstorm. The EU has reiterated its threat to impose huge levies on American products if Donald Trump carries out his promise to increase trade tariffs on European steel and aluminium. Read More »

Democrats outnumber Republicans in early voting

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Voters can find information about polling locations, sample ballots and identification requirements at the Fort Bend County Elections Department website . That move prompted a backlash from some progressive groups and criticism from the head of the Democratic National Committee . "We believe voters should know when they cast their vote whether they're voting for a Democrat or a Republican", she said. Read More »

Shooting victims' families unite to push gun safety proposals

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Sen. Rene Garcia , R-Miami, said the programs the bill creates would be "transformative". Sen. Lauren Book , who helped more than 100 Douglas High students travel to Tallahassee and meet with Scott and lawmakers, sobbed as she described the horror scene at the school , where students' backpacks, papers and bicycles - and Valentine's Day flowers - were a stark reminder of the carnage that had taken place the day before. Read More »

House of Cards final season trailer released

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Netflix quickly announced it would be terminating Spacey's involvement in the series. Spacey was sacked from the series after he was accused of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp and others, E News reported . It could even be a gender-based statement - while Hillary Clinton was defeated during her bid for the U.S. presidency, she has undoubtedly paved the way for female politicians in the future. Read More »

No, Trump didn't fire Jared Kushner and Ivanka

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Hicks had reportedly been berated by Trump after she testified before the House Intelligence Committee that she had to tell " white lies " for the president. Jared Kushner is under scrutiny for possibly doing deals under his government table for his family business. United States federal investigators are looking into whether Kushner's business talks with foreigners later influenced White House policy, NBC News reports . Read More »

Pau Gasol unlikely to play against Warriors with 'bad' shoulder injury

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I'm glad for him (now that he's making shots)". Parker led the Silver and Black with 23 points and 4 assists in the victory. He also dished out four assists. "I am not sure how long he will be out", Walton added. The Spurs play their next three games on the road, starting with defending league champion Golden State on Thursday. Read More »

Sangma stakes claim to form Govt in Meghalaya

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The sentiment was resonated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who while addressing the BJP workers at party headquarters on Saturday, said, "The victory in Tripura is a tribute to our volunteers who have been martyred". It was not easy for the RSS to do so given the fact that Meghalaya and Nagaland states in the northeast are dominated by Christians and that churches in the two states had asked its adherents not to vote for BJP. Read More »

Iran says its missile programme poses no threat to any country

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The failure of a landmark 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers to restrict Tehran's nuclear program would represent a "great loss", the head of the UN's atomic watchdog has said. The country also agreed to enrich uranium up to only 3.67 percent and agreed not to build any new heavy water facilities for the same period, in addition to limiting uranium enrichment to one facility using first-generation centrifuges for 10 years. Read More »

Trade wars: How Trump' tariffs on steel, aluminum will impact NJ jobs

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But implementing further tariffs will be complicated given that many European auto markers build vehicles at plants in the United States , providing thousands of USA jobs. Mr. Smoot and Mr. Hawley were unavailable for comment. What have other nations said? Ciobo said Friday Australian steel and aluminium only accounted for a small percentage of the U.S. Read More »

Up to a foot of snow expected as midweek nor'easter looms

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The National Weather Service says winds are expected to increase drastically during the day, peaking Friday afternoon. "This person needed to be rescued from their vehicle". Five people lost their lives as a fierce nor'easter wind lashed across the Atlantic coast on Friday. The weather service issued winter storm watches . Read More »

Trump to drop tariffs if revised NAFTA deal signed

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Winterstein said a decision could be taken when top commission officials meet on Wednesday. To get more insight on potential US trade tariffs, CGTN's Mike Walter spoke with Dan Scandling, senior director at APCO Worldwide, a global comunications consultancy. Read More »

BB gun confiscated from Mojave High School

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While school districts and principals across Virginia are debating whether to let students participate on the 14th, Richmond Community Principal J. Austin Brown says his decision was not hard. On Monday, Ed Tyll, host of the Ed Tyll Show from Noon to 3 p.m. on DE 105.9, received several calls from parents concerned over the prospective protests, listen here . Read More »

Italy lurches to the Right as country goes to the polls

Being an outsider is a core part of the movement's identity, but if 31-year-old leader Luigi Di Maio wants to become Italy's next premier he's going to have to seek support from others. In 2016, Manlio Di Stefano , one of the party's foreign policy experts, gave a speech before a conference of Putin's United Russia party in which he not only called for an end to European Union sanctions, but said it was evident that the "Ukraine crisis" was a result of meddling by the European Union and ... Read More »

China to boost military spending by 8 percent

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The 2018 defence spending increase comes as China's economy expanded at 6.9 per cent past year, the first acceleration in annual growth since 2010. A more sensible approach towards GDP targets is also being taken by local governments. The country has kept is goal unchanged as it continues its efforts to reduce risks in the financial system. Read More »

Apple may finally debut a cheaper MacBook Air this spring

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If the information is accurate then we may not have to wait for long before the company's cheaper MacBook Air hits the market. The MacBook Air laptops are now available in the market between a price bracket of $999 or $1,199 depending upon the configuration of the machine. Read More »

Waves surging, fights cancelled, power out as windstorm hits US East Coast

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State officials the snow could fall at a rate of as much as 1-2 inches per hour at the peak of the storm late Wednesday into Wednesday night. It also snarled transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport cancelled, tracking service FlightAware .com reported. Read More »

Kim Jong Un suggests Korean summit to pursue reunification

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North Korea is believed to have provided chemical defensive equipment and technology to Syria and Libya in the past, and an upcoming report by a United Nations panel that monitors sanctions against the North says that in August 2016, the North transferred special resistance valves and thermometers known for use in chemical-weapons programs in Syria. Read More »

Lives Hang In Legal Limbo, Even As The DACA Deadline Dissipates

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Because of the heartless and short-sighted actions of President Trump and his allies in Congress, DREAMers in New Mexico and across the country are being forced to live every day in limbo and fear. "At the end the end of the day, DACA has to go through Congress, one way or the other", says Patricia Gannon, partner in the immigration practice group at Greenspoon Marder in NY. Read More »

China boosts defense spending amid military modernisation

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The country's national legislature, a supreme organ of state power in China, will continue its meeting till March 20 and elect major government officials. China's defence budget will rise 8.1 per cent to 1.1 trillion yuan (NZ$239.5 billion) this year as the country prepares to launch its second aircraft carrier, integrate stealth fighters into its air force and field an array of advanced missiles able to attack air and sea targets at vast distances. Read More »