Trump defies every restraint – CNN
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Trump defies every restraint – CNN

Washington (CNN)It’s a high bar given the wild swings of his two years in power, but Donald Trump seems more untethered to any traditional notion of the presidency than ever.A profound question when Trump entered the Oval Office was whether his unruly, improvisational nature would be tamed by the magnitude of his new responsibilities and…

Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit ‘betrayal’, anti-Semitism – Reuters UK
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Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit ‘betrayal’, anti-Semitism – Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain’s main opposition party had been “hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left”. In a direct challenge to Corbyn, the seven centrist MPs said they were courting others from across parliament…

Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert – KSL.com
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Year in space put US astronaut’s disease defenses on alert – KSL.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday.Scientists don’t know if the changes were good or bad but results from a unique NASA twins study are raising new…

Iran’s man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus – POLITICO
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Iran’s man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus – POLITICO

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif: “We have never been forgiven by the United States for having exercised our right to self-determination.” | Kerstin Joensson/AP Photo Foreign Policy The Iranian foreign minister lashes out at the United States and demands Europe do more to save the nuclear deal. MUNICH, Germany — The U.S. is trying…

Leftwing Democrats steal the 2020 spotlight but can centrists fight back? – The Guardian
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Leftwing Democrats steal the 2020 spotlight but can centrists fight back? – The Guardian

It was a tale of two presidential launches. Formally announcing her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic nomination in Lawrence, a faded mill city with a predominantly Hispanic population, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren declared Donald Trump’s administration “the most corrupt in living memory”. The following day, in snow-covered Minneapolis, Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar invoked her…

Year in space put US astronaut’s immune system on high alert compared to his Earth-bound twin – Daily Mail
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Year in space put US astronaut’s immune system on high alert compared to his Earth-bound twin – Daily Mail

Nearly a year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, researchers said Friday.Scientists don’t know if the changes were good or bad but results from a unique NASA twins study are raising new questions for doctors…

Houston officer apparently lied in seeking warrant before raid that left 2 dead, chief says – NBC News
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Houston officer apparently lied in seeking warrant before raid that left 2 dead, chief says – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Feb. 16, 2019, 5:02 AM GMT / Updated Feb. 16, 2019, 5:43 AM GMTBy Phil Helsel and Tom WinterHouston’s police chief said Friday that there appear to be “some material untruths or lies” in an affidavit used to get a…

US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela – CNN
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US willing to meet Maduro as military helps deliver aid to Venezuela – CNN

(CNN)As the US continues to work to bolster the administration of self-declared interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido — including using US military aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid — a senior administration official says the US would be willing to meet with Nicolas Maduro to negotiate his exit. Maduro reportedly extended an invitation to the US…

Brad Pitt spotted for first time since Jennifer Aniston’s b-day – AOL
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Brad Pitt spotted for first time since Jennifer Aniston’s b-day – AOL

Back in action! Brad Pitt was spotted for the first time since driving fans wild when he attended his ex Jennifer Aniston’s recent birthday party.The Oscar winner, 55, stepped out in Los Angeles on Thursday, February 14, looking casual in an unzipped black hoodie, a gray T-shirt, dark jeans and tattered white slip-on sneakers. He…

Eight days in May: New revelations about intrigue to remove Trump – Washington Examiner
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Eight days in May: New revelations about intrigue to remove Trump – Washington Examiner

 | February 14, 2019 10:42 AM There are new revelations about what took place in Washington during the extraordinary period from May 9, 2017, when President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, to May 17, 2017 when Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed. The short version is: The reports were true. Deputy Attorney General…