House Republicans nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

(CNN)A group of President Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters in the House of Representatives have sent a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, formally nominating the President for a Nobel Peace Prize. Joining Messer in the letter are conservative members like Freedom Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina…

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Judge Slows U.S. Review of Trump Lawyers Records: Cohen Update

Donald Trump’s personal attorney, a federal judge in New York delayed a decision on whether to appoint an impartial “special master” to conduct the review. U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood said that federal authorities who seized documents from the lawyer, Michael Cohen, would provide copies to Cohen’s team. A lawyer…

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Judge OKs Cohen’s request for review of documents seized in raid

New York (CNN)A US judge said President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen could review materials seized when the FBI raided his home, office and hotel room last week for any communications with the President, but held off on deciding how prosecutors will ultimately be able to use the evidence.…

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Rosenstein Tells Trump Hes Not a Target in Mueller, Cohen Probes

Trump told associates he no longer needs to fire either man Deputy attorney general volunteered assurance last week Donald Trump last week that he isn’t a target of any part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation or the probe into his longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, according to several people familiar…

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Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trumps Moscow Nights

President denied overnight Miss Universe stay, Comey memos say Jet landed on a Friday, left pre-dawn Sunday after pageant Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: He never even spent the night in…

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Amber Rudd resigns hours after Guardian publishes deportation targets letter

PM accepts Rudds resignation after 200 MPs sign letter accusing her of making up immigration policy on the hoof Amber Rudd has dramatically resigned as home secretary, after repeatedly struggling to account for her role in the unjust treatment of Windrush generation migrants. The home secretary was forced to step…

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Federal Judge Upholds Massachusettss Assault-Weapons Ban

Suit was filed over state’s response to Pulse club shooting Gun-rights group claimed the 1998 ban was unconstitutional shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were left dead. Survivors mobilized on social media and successfully pushed for a new gun-control law in Florida, which triggered a…

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Chinas $1 Billion White Elephant

Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port spurs worries in India, Japan Operator China Merchants is ‘hell bent’ on turning it aound helped ease "the Chinese part of the debt burden." Still the decision remains unpopular with many Sri Lankans. Ironically that’s boosted the political fortunes of Rajapaksa, who lost a 2015 election…

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Trump blasts ‘breeding’ in sanctuary cities. That’s a racist term.

(CNN)What exactly did President Donald Trump mean by “breeding” when he tweeted Wednesday about cities that will not cooperate with the federal government to deport the undocumented. It is true that the government of Orange County has voted twice now to opt out of the state’s so-called “sanctuary” law. Whether…

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House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t seek re-election: ‘I like to think I’ve done my part’

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Paul Ryan is not seeking re-election and will retire from Congress after this year, the Wisconsin Republican announced Wednesday. Ryan’s departure is a blow to GOP members who saw the Wisconsin Republican as a stable and policy-oriented leader in a party shaken by the tumultuous Donald Trump…

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