Calgary-based energy firm withdraws permit application for controversial Oregon pipeline

An Alberta energy company has withdrawn its application for a state permit for a controversial natural gas pipeline and export terminal in Oregon, and a project spokesperson said Friday it is instead awaiting possible federal approval. Two Oregon state lawmakers on Friday accused the Jordan Cove Energy Project of stalling in order to have the […]

LAX Traveler Quarantined Over Possible Coronavirus Symptoms

A passenger who landed at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from Mexico City was immediately quarantined Wednesday evening after showing possible symptoms of the deadly coronavirus, U.S. health officials announced Thursday. The traveler arrived at LAX via American Airlines flight 2546 at 6:45 p.m. local time and was swiftly hospitalized by first responders. The Los Angeles Fire […]

Rand Paul: ‘It’s Now a Certainty’ There Will Be Revenge Attacks for Soleimani Killing

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) stated that it is “a certainty that there will be attacks” in retaliation for the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Paul said, “I think if you ask the question, now, is it more or less likely that there will be attacks on Americans? I think […]

Brooks: ‘I’m on Buttigieg’s Side’ in Spat with Warren on Donations

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks sided with 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) in his feud with fellow 2020 candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over fundraising and donations by arguing that it’s absurd to say someone who has “had some success can’t support a Democratic candidate, and that candidate […]

Corbyn guilty of ‘preening narcissism’, says former Labour MP Mary Creagh – Channel 4 News

17 Dec 2019 The Parliamentary Labour Party has been meeting. It is the first time Jeremy Corbyn has addressed his now smaller group of MPs since the election. The Parliamentary Labour Party has been meeting. It is the first time Jeremy Corbyn has addressed his now smaller group of MPs since the election. According to […]

KY Democrats File Gun Bans, Carry Restrictions for Incoming Gov. To Sign

Kentucky Democrats are pushing gun and magazine bans, and numerous other gun controls, for Gov.-elect Andy Beshear (D) to sign upon assuming office. The various gun controls are listed as prefilings on the Kentucky General Assembly website, and include a ban on the possession of “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines. The controls also include […]

CNN Skips Live Coverage of Hearing on FBI Misconduct

CNN opted against airing Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the FBI’s Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuses during its investigation of the 2016 Trump campaign. The move was highlighted by Ari Fleischer, White House press secretary for President George W. Bush, in a tweet: “CNN is not taking the Senate […]

General election: Party leaders cross country in final push for votes – live news | Politics

Neale Hanvey, the candidate sacked by the Scottish National party over antisemitic social media posts, will still be announced as the SNP MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath if he wins on Thursday. Hanvey has continued campaigning to win, using the SNP’s yellow colour and typefaces, despite being officially dropped by the party after he admitting […]

UK wing of Bangladesh’s ruling party appear to be campaigning for Labour candidate – Channel 4 News

Should a British parliamentary candidate receive campaign support from an organisation linked to an oppressive foreign government? Questions are being asked about an operation to support  Labour’s candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn in north London. Tulip Siddiq is the niece of the Bangladeshi Prime Minister, whose government is accused of serious human rights violations. Channel […]

Judiciary Committee Trump impeachment hearing: Live updates

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday is hearing testimony from Democratic lawyers laying out their case for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, setting off a busy two weeks on Capitol Hill expected to end with a House floor vote on the charges ahead of Christmas. As they prepare to release articles of impeachment against Trump as […]