• Wikileaks founder Julian Assange charged in USA, court document accidentally reveals
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange charged in USA, court document accidentally reveals

Interested in WikiLeaks? Add WikiLeaks as an interest to stay up to date on the latest WikiLeaks news, video, and analysis from ABC News. One of Mr Assange's lawyers told the Guardian newspaper that charging someone for publishing accurate information was a "dangerous path for a democracy to take" .

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  • Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass
Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

The president's press secretary Sarah Sanders took aim at him for " placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern". The next steps remain to be seen. If granted, however, Acosta will permanently be given his White House credentials back. The decision is a total win for CNN and other news organizations f...

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  • Democrat leads in last undecided House race
Democrat leads in last undecided House race

McCarthy's supporters see him as an effective strategist and fundraiser. Porter, a 44-year-old law professor at UC Irvine, defeated two-term Rep. Mimi Walters (R), 56, a former investment banker who served in House Republican leadership.

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  • Hillary Will Run Again, Returning to Her Old Self
Hillary Will Run Again, Returning to Her Old Self

GenForward is a survey conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The piece goes on to argue that rising stars in the Democratic Party "revealed themselves to be bungling amateurs in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination fight, with their laughable Spartacus moment...

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  • Coalition, Yemen Rebels Agree on Informal Truce
Coalition, Yemen Rebels Agree on Informal Truce

Burnt out cars were seen on the streets of the city, whose port serves as a key lifeline to the impoverished country. The US, Britain and France are leading the calls to halt hostilities in Yemen , where the US has for years provided military support to and shared intelligence with Saudi Arabia (which, in turn, has landed on a United Nations bla...

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  • General in the room: Trump names Abizaid ambassador to Saudi Arabia
General in the room: Trump names Abizaid ambassador to Saudi Arabia

The pro-government newspaper Sabah published several X-ray scans of the suitcases of the 15-member Saudi team who left Istanbul on two planes at 6:20 pm and 10:46 pm on the day of the killing. "You listened to these recordings before anyone else". He stressed he had not heard the recordings himself. "There was an exchange of information in ...

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  • Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 in Khashoggi killing
Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 in Khashoggi killing

He added that Khashoggi's body was dismembered and then transferred outside the Saudi consulate building. It also shared details of the journalist's murder, saying Khashoggi was killed following "a fight and a quarrel" at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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  • Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain
Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain

General John Kelly , White House Chief of staff, and General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, attended the Aisle-Marne cemetery in the President's place. "The President and First Lady's trip to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial has been canceled due to scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather ", th...

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  • United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'
United Kingdom says Brexit deal 'almost within touching distance'

The Irish government has dismissed reports of a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations as "speculation". British Prime Minister Theresa May is gearing up for a tough fight at home, as she prepares to reveal a draft Brexit agreement to her cabinet on Wednesday.

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  • The Arizona Senate Race Between McSally and Sinema is Over
The Arizona Senate Race Between McSally and Sinema is Over

One of her political mentors, Jon Kyl, was appointed in September to fill John McCain's seat after Arizona's senior senator died following a struggle against brain cancer. Ms Sinema, 42, is also openly bisexual, and has spoken about facing bullying as a child because of her sexuality. The Arizona Republic estimates that there are about 170,...

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  • 4 car bombs explode by hotel in Somalia's capital; 20 dead
4 car bombs explode by hotel in Somalia's capital; 20 dead

The militants attempting to storm the hotel were however thwarted by security forces who killed the four attackers. Police official Ibrahim Mohamed said information received from various hospitals indicated that the number of dead had reached 41, with another 106 wounded.

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  • McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat'
McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat'

Whitaker, a former United States attorney and now acting attorney general and therefore responsible for overseeing the Mueller probe, is on record criticizing Mueller and suggesting that the Justice Department could cut off funding for his office.

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  • Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general
Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general

If he stays there, he will create a constitutional crisis by inhibiting Mueller or firing Mueller - so Congress has to act". Whitaker has faced pressure from Democrats to recuse himself from overseeing Mueller based on the comments, which were made before he joined the Justice Department past year.

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  • It’s heavy weather in Paris for Trump
It’s heavy weather in Paris for Trump

The US president said he and other officials were "gathered at this hallowed resting place to pay tribute to fearless Americans" who died a century ago, as well as to the French troops with whom they fought. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other White House personnel atten...

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  • Qld woman arrested over needles in strawberries crisis
Qld woman arrested over needles in strawberries crisis

She was arrested on Sunday night after a protracted investigation into the sabotage of three Queensland strawberry brands, and charged with seven counts of aggravated contamination of goods, which carries a maximum 10-year prison sentence.

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  • Devastation as deadly California blaze tallies grim stats
Devastation as deadly California blaze tallies grim stats

Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. High, dry winds blowing from the desert regions are expected to sustain the conditions until at least Tuesday, with ...

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  • Government asserts dissolving Parliament, setting dates for polls legal
Government asserts dissolving Parliament, setting dates for polls legal

Sri Lanka has been in a political crisis since October 26, when Sirisena fired his prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe , and replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa . Mangala Samaraweera, finance minister in Wickremesinghe's sacked cabinet, said Saturday that their United National Party (UNP) would file a challenge with Sri Lan...

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  • Former Somali Refugee At Dadaab Ilhan Omar Elected To US Congress
Former Somali Refugee At Dadaab Ilhan Omar Elected To US Congress

Omar won a House seat in a strongly Democratic district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, succeeding Keith Ellison . Two Midwestern states will both be the first to send Muslim women to Congress come 2019. The Democrat lived at the Daad refugee camp in Kenya for four years and could not even speak English at the time she relocated to the US. M...

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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

We can all breathe a sigh of relief now: Her nephew said last night that Ginsburg is already "up and working", according to Reuters . "I can't promise they were good jokes but they were jokes". It was the latest health scare for the oldest member of the Court, who previously battled two forms of cancer and suffered two broken ribs in 2012.

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  • Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight
Guyana plane crash: Six injured on Air Jamaica flight

Crews work on a Fly Jamaica Airways plane at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown , Guyana on Friday, November 9, 2018 in this photo from the airport's Facebook page. McDoom said. The Boeing 757 involved in the incident was originally delivered to ATA Airlines in 1999 and is registered as N524AT. A Fly Jamaica flight had to make an e...

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