Democrat Adam Schiff, probing Trump-Putin ties, has gone up against Russia (and Stephen Colbert) before
WASHINGTON ? Congressman Adam Schiff, increasingly the Democratic point man on the investigation into allegations of overly cozy ties between President Trump and Russia, is a soft-spoken former federal prosecutor and a critic of government surveillance who may be the only lawmaker ever to draw blood from comic Stephen Colbert ? literally. Now Schiff is locked in a tense, headline-making standoff with the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes, over how to proceed with a multi-tiered investigation into Russia?s alleged interference in the 2016 election, a probe that the White House sees as a dagger aimed at Trump?s legitimacy even though Schiff hasn?t drawn blood yet.
Gorsuch confirmation set for next Friday, filibuster drama likely
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell?s latest statement that Neil Gorsuch?s Supreme Court nomination will be confirmed on Friday, April 7, has set the battle lines for next week?s confirmation fight.
Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrested
A woman believed to have driven three burglars to an Oklahoma home where they were shot to death during a suspected home invasion has been arrested on murder and robbery warrants but the homeowner's son who shot them has not been arrested while police investigate whether he acted in self-defense under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law.
Video of 13-Year-Old Boy?s ?Excessive? Pat Down at Dallas Airport Goes Viral
DNC Chairman Tom Perez Asks For Staff Resignations
South Korean media slam government over ferry 'remains'
South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. The maritime ministry raised their hopes Tuesday when it said that human remains had been found by workers and were "suspected to be one of the missing victims".
Pricey New Drug Promises Eczema Relief
Mom Outraged at TSA, Claims They Treated Her Young Son and Family 'Like Dogs'
Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) ? Malaysia's health minister said Tuesday the body of Kim Jong Nam is still in Malaysia, six weeks after the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader was poisoned in Kuala Lumpur.
Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Ali Sawafta Dead Sea, JORDAN (Reuters) - Divided Arab leaders arriving in Jordan for a summit on Wednesday are seeking common ground to reaffirm their commitment to a Palestinian state, a longstanding goal that U.S. President Donald Trump last month put into doubt. The Dead Sea meeting is expected to have a bigger turnout than recent Arab summits, Jordanian officials say, and security forces cast a high profile in the capital Amman with armored vehicles standing at traffic junctions as leaders flew in. While they are highly unlikely to bridge rifts over the regional role of Iran or intractable wars in Syria and Yemen, Arab leaders remain united in supporting a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.