Oprah Winfrey - USA News

“I paid to come here myself, and I approved this message,” Oprah Winfrey said, explaining that she tracked down Abrams’ cell phone number and called her to say she wanted to offer assistance in the final days of the campaign. “I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter.”Continue reading

Democrats vs Republicans - US Politics News

Fallout from the Kavanaugh hearings is mixing with divisions over health care, President Donald Trump and immigration reform to create a neck-and-neck race in the district 80 miles (129 kilometers) east of San Francisco where Democrats count a slender registration edge and whites and Hispanics make up nearly equal parts of the population. U.S. voters like Lou Waller said: “It all stems from the Kavanaugh hearin. I’ve got a bitter taste in my mouth about the whole situation.”Continue reading

Mass Shooting - America Gun News

In 2018 alone, including the most recent carnage at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, there have been 47,220 gun-related incidents resulting in 11,984 deaths in the United States, according to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive, an independent data-collection and research group.

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Donald Trump - USA Politics News Headline

The leaders of a progressive Jewish organization in Pittsburgh said President Donald Trump should not visit the city as it mourns the 11 people murdered in a mass shooting at a synagogue until he changes his tone.

“President Trump, you are not welcome in Pittsburgh until you fully denounce white nationalism,” the leaders of the local chapter of Bend the Arc wrote.Continue reading

Jim Mattis - USA News Today

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis told Arab leaders on Saturday that Russia is no replacement for the United States in the Middle East following Moscow’s military intervention in Syria.

“Russia’s presence in the region cannot replace the longstanding, enduring, and transparent US commitment to the Middle East,” Mattis told a meeting in the Bahraini capital Manama.Continue reading

Barack Obama - USA Election News

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump’s tenure in office Friday in fiery speeches in Milwaukee and Detroit that took aim at him and other Republicans for “making stuff up.”

“What we have not seen before in our public life is politicians just blatantly, repeatedly, baldly, shamelessly, lying. Just making stuff up. Calling up, down. Calling black, white. That’s what your governor is doing with these ads, just making stuff up.”Continue reading

Jim Mattis - USA News Today - NATO

U.S. Defense Secretary James Norman Mattis: “We are in close collaboration with our European allies… and we will continue to collaborate very closely with the treaty and its implications for European security. Eventually we have to look reality in the eye, that is not to mean that we are walking away from arms control. But arms control must be more than words on a paper, it must be actions.”Continue reading

Michael Avenatti - USA Politics Headline News Today

Television lawyer and Democrat White House hopeful said: “I think there’s a short list of people who can beat Donald Trump and a number of those people that are considering running. I think they would make an exceptional president. In fact, a number of them would probably make a better president of the United States than I would. But you know what? They don’t have any shot at beating Donald Trump. They have no shot at beating Donald Trump. In my view, if you don’t have a legitimate shot, you don’t belong in the race.”Continue reading

Retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges - US NEWS

The former commander of the US Army in Europe has issued a sobering assessment of the deteriorating state of US-Chinese relations, predicting that it’s very likely the two nations will be at war in fifteen years. “The United States needs a very strong European pillar. I think in 15 years — it’s not inevitable — but it is a very strong likelihood that we will be at war with China,” Hodges warned.Continue reading

Donald Trump - USA Politics News Headlines

U.S. President Donald Trump: "I just want to tell you that, in these times, we have to unify. We have to come together, and send one very clear, strong, unmistakable message that acts or threats of political violence of any kind have no place in the United States of America," Trump said, slamming the "egregious" and "abhorrent" attacks.

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Donald Trump , Jeff Zucker

“There is a total and complete lack of understanding at the White House about the seriousness of their continued attacks on the media,” CNN president Jeff Zucker said in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. “The President, and especially the White House Press Secretary should understand their words matter. Thus far, they have shown no comprehension of that.”Continue reading

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Suspected explosive devices have been sent to both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, according to the Secret Service. A suspicious package was also sent to the Time Warner building, where news outlet CNN is housed. This comes just two days after a bomb was sent to the home of billionaire George Soros.Continue reading

Jamal Khashoggi - Donald Trump - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

US President Donald Trump said the Saudis had a “very bad original concept” in killing Jamal Khashoggi, the 59-year-old Saudi insider-turned-critic.

“It was carried out poorly and the cover-up was one of the worst in the history of cover-ups. It was a total fiasco. I’m saying they should have never thought about it. Once they thought about it, everything else they did was bad too … It should have never happened.”Continue reading