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Trump's Russia scandal: where does it stand?

But that explanation doesn't pass the laugh test. Meanwhile, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), in a move that further endangers House Republicans, has aligned them in lockstep with Trump, a fatal attraction that could lead the GOP to political devastation in the 2018 midterms.


The seven most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

The seven most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

Ahead of President Donald Trump's Israel visit , top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders called on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future.


GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

Lesbian portrayals rose from 23% in 2015 to 35% previous year, while bisexual representation appeared in 13% of LGBTQ-inclusive films. It also found that eight (or 11 percent) of the characters overall were non-human (such as an animal couple in the film Zootopia , as well as characters in The Angry Birds Movie and Sausage Party ).


Arrest warrant issued for hot yoga founder Bikram Choudhury

Arrest warrant issued for hot yoga founder Bikram Choudhury

This week, a Los Angeles judge signed off on an arrest warrant for Bikram Choudhury, the 73-year-old hot-yoga guru who, in 2016, was ordered to pay millions following a harassment lawsuit by his former attorney . "I'm elated." She convinced the jury that Choudhury had repeatedly sexually harassed her and subjected her to obscene comments about women. Jaffa-Bodden was general counsel to Bikram's Yoga College of India but was sacked after refusing to cover up allegations that Bikram had ...


Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

Officials said that it is the largest mudslide in California history. The region is idealized California coastline - beautiful, green mountains that meet the Pacific Ocean at a precipice of foamy salt water and waves, sea stacks that stand like statues guarding the beaches, and a single winding state highway that serves as the only major thoroughfare in and out of the town.



Merkel's conservatives win North Rhine-Westphalia vote

CDU won 33 percent of the vote, gaining around 6 percentage points since the last election, while the SPD won about 31.5 percent, having lost nearly 8 percent point since 2012. "I've heard the criticism of people who say 'you're nice, but you have to get more specific.' And that's what I plan to do", Schulz told CNN affiliate ARD.