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US Congress to Investigate Alleged Russian Attempts to Ensure Trump Victory

US Congress to Investigate Alleged Russian Attempts to Ensure Trump Victory

Schumer noted that Republican Arizona Sen. Arthur Vandenberg : "We must stop politics at the water's edge". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell condemned the cyber attacks aimed at undermining the United States presidential election by operatives working on behalf of the Russian government.


Shaheen: Trump EPA pick signals 'capitulation' to polluters

Shaheen: Trump EPA pick signals 'capitulation' to polluters

Groups like the Sierra Club point to Oklahoma's natural disaster epidemic and Pruitt's reaction - or lack of one - while he's been in office as a sign he's not on the side of the environment. "Scott already stood up to the EPA in instances of federal overreach in his and other states, and I'm confident he will work to find reasonable solutions rather than simply working to grow the reach and power of the federal bureaucracy".


Kanye West 'meets President-elect' at Trump Tower

Kanye West 'meets President-elect' at Trump Tower

He called West, "A good man" and said he has known him for a long time. I'll hear what they have to say. "There's nonpolitical methods to speaking that I like, that I feel were very futuristic", West told the audience. Since winning the November 8 election, however, Trump has said he will keep an "open mind" about the Paris deal. West, 39, caused quite the stir when he declared that, had he voted in the 2016 presidential election at all, he would have voted for Donald Trump.



Oil prices surge after non-OPEC countries join production cut

The Dow Jones industrial average added 42 points, or 0.2 percent, to 19,801. West Texas Intermediate for January delivery rose as much as $3.01 to $54.51 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest level since July 2015. The risks from all these sources are considerable and are likely to increase over time; any one of them could cause the OPEC and non-OPEC agreement to unravel if the gains from cooperation start to fade.


Turkey sending 300 troops to reinforce Syria operation

Turkey sending 300 troops to reinforce Syria operation

Turkish forces on the ground have hit 109 ISIL-related targets in northern Syria, with the Turkish Air Force hitting 29 targets in the al-Bab, Tadif and Zarzur regions on December 11 and early December 12. The operation was dubbed the Shield of the Euphrates. The Observatory said explosions triggered by Islamic State had caused casualties in a village close to al-Bab.


Midwest snow storm grounds hundreds of Chicago flights

Midwest snow storm grounds hundreds of Chicago flights

Heavy snow from Saturday blanketed many states in Midwest of the United States, leading to traffic accidents and the cancellation of over a 1,000 flights. Back to the Midwest, all big airlines flying to the region had waived change fees for customers scheduled to fly through numerous region's big airports Sunday.