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Monica Lewinsky reveals new details about Clinton affair and aftermath

Tuesday 08:05 GMT

In the documentary series "The Clinton Affair," which premiered last night on A&E, Lewinsky reveals new details about their affair.

While President Clinton has largely avoided discussing the affair, Nanos said the public's perception of Lewinsky is changing in the #MeToo era. "Monica Lewinsky has recast herself as someone who was done harm by Clinton, by his presidency, by the press, by the public.

Source: Common Domain

Now the Hard Part: Getting the Brexit Deal Through Parliament

Tuesday 13:36 GMT

Brexit comes down to Mrs. May getting votes from members of Parliament who don’t support her and never wanted to leave the EU.

Both the Conservative and opposition Labour factions in Parliament are so divided over Europe that it is hard to know whether lawmakers will follow their party or their heart. “It will be touch and go,” said Damian Green, a Conservative lawmaker and former senior member of Mrs. May’s government.

Source: Common Domain

No Longer Leading State Senate, Republicans Plan to Go on Attack

Tuesday 13:36 GMT

Republicans in the state Senate, their ranks reduced by almost a third after electoral losses, say their focus will shift to speaking out against Democratic priorities that are teed up for consideration in the new year.

“I think the constituents expected us to respect their decision and tell them yes, we can find somebody in upstate New York who’s competent enough to be the leader of the New York state Senate.”

Source: Fox News

DeSantis: 'No Way' Snipes Was Going to Preside Over Another Election

Tuesday 12:41 GMT

Ron DeSantis appeared on "Fox & Friends" to react to reports that Brenda Snipes, the supervisor of elections in Broward County, has submitted her resignation.

There was no way as governor that I was going to let her preside over another election down there after all the problems that they had," DeSantis said.

Source: The Guradian

An introvert's guide to enjoying the party season

Tuesday 11:45 GMT

The Christmas party season is looming and while extroverts are licking their lips at the prospect of a full social calendar, many introverts will be plotting the best way to gracefully avoid the season’s festivities.

“If you think about networking, and the way life works, it’s not feasible to think: ‘I’m going to always be able to avoid a party,’” says Geeta Sidhu-Robb, a professional life coach. “If you have to go, try to make it easy for yourself.”

Source: The Week

Julian Assange must be brought to justice

Tuesday 10:49 GMT

The day this vampiric internet pirate is dragged away from his cat-sitting duties in London to appear before an American court to answer for his crimes should be a heartening one for anyone who cares about privacy, security, or the rule of law.

The recent inadvertent revelation that Assange has been charged with one or more crimes by the Justice Department was welcome news to anyone who believes that leakers like him threaten both this country's security and the peace of nations.

Source: Fox News

Hans von Spakovsky: Acting AG Matt Whitaker has no conflict of interest and no reason to recuse himself

Tuesday 10:49 GMT

Under the ethics regulations that apply to Justice Department lawyers, Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has no conflict of interest.

He has no conflict of interest as outlined in those regulations because neither he nor any member of his family has any personal or financial interest in the outcome of the Mueller investigation. Some have reached even further to claim conflict, citing Whitaker’s support of Sam Clovis in a 2014 state political race.

Source: Fox News

Liz Peek: Democrats are in disarray. Does that spell trouble for 2020?

Tuesday 10:49 GMT

Moreover, they embrace policies anathema to mainstream voters who will likely determine the outcome of the 2020 elections.

Skirmishes over leadership posts are nothing new, for either political party, but Democrats face more than power struggles. They face serious discord over policy, with the progressive left clearly at odds with establishment figures like Schumer and Pelosi, and with party members who represent red states.

Source: The Guradian

Israeli education minister Naftali Bennett vows not to resign in reprieve for Netanyahu

Tuesday 10:49 GMT

Naftali Bennett, the hardliner education minister, was widely expected to quit during a press conference held on Monday morning but instead said in a shock announcement that his Jewish Home party would give the prime minister another chance.

Benjamin Netanyahu has won a reprieve from the threat of early elections in Israel after a senior member of his cabinet announced he would not resign and break up the coalition government.

Source: Fox News

Dem governor's trips bust state's $2.6M security and travel budget

Tuesday 08:04 GMT

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has reportedly been racking up bills in security and travel expenses, state records show.

The security detail that follows Inslee to-and-from events is akin to the Secret Service assigned to President Trump. Inslee’s post on the Democratic Governors Association ends in December, but the State Patrol is poised to increase its budget to cover the governor’s out-of-state travel over the next two years.

Source: BBC

Netanyahu survives early poll threat

Tuesday 08:04 GMT

Israel's government appears to have survived a possible collapse after a key partner withdrew a threat to leave the coalition and force snap elections.

Prime Minister Netanyahu on Sunday appealed against calling early elections, saying such a decision would be "irresponsible" because of current security concerns. "In such a period you don't topple a government, in such a period you don't go to elections," Netanyahu said of recent escalation of tensions in the region.

Source: Fox News

Former Obama official says Georgia gov-elect not ‘normal head of the state’

Tuesday 07:00 GMT

Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp should not be treated as a “normal head of the state” because of allegations of voter suppression during this month's election, a former ethics chief for the Obama administration said Sunday.

DEFEATED DEMOCRAT STACEY ABRAMS WON'T CALL BRIAN KEMP LEGITIMATE GEORGIA GOV-ELECT. Abrams acknowledged defeat Friday, 10 days after the election, but stopped short of calling it a concession.

Source: The Guradian

Theresa May defies Tory rebels to push on with Brexit deal

Tuesday 05:09 GMT

Theresa May will move to seize back the initiative from mutinous Tory MPs on Monday by promoting her Brexit deal with a defiant speech to business leaders, even as critics in Westminster scramble to trigger a no-confidence vote in her leadership.

“Control of our laws, by ending the jurisdiction of the European court of justice in the United Kingdom and ensuring that our laws are made and enforced here in this country.”

Source: Fox News

Ocasio-Cortez lashes out again, says ‘drooling’ Republicans waiting to ‘chop up’ her ‘word slips’

Tuesday 05:09 GMT

U.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., lashed out at Republicans via Twitter on Sunday night, accusing the GOP of “drooling” in anticipation of the 29-year-old’s every misstep. “Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips that I correct in real-tomd (sic),” she wrote, “they [should] actually step up enough to make the argument they want to make: that they don’t believe people deserve a right to healthcare.”

Source: DW

CDU in showdown over UN migration pact

Tuesday 04:14 GMT

Other members of the CDU have criticized Germany's participation in the pact, which was set for ratification in December and in part "intends to reduce the risks and vulnerabilities migrants face at different stages of migration," according to the UN.

Leading Christian Democrats are warning their colleagues not to call Germany's participation in the UN's Global Compact for Migration into question.

Source: Global News

Ice cream, fruit and 3D printer launched to International Space Station

Saturday 20:55 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Le’Veon Bell and the Diminishing Value of Running Backs in the NFL

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: Fox News

Selfie saves Texas man from serving up to 99 years in prison

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: The Guradian

A letter to… Gramps

Saturday 07:00 GMT
Source: The Guradian

‘Philosophically speaking, we can never fully trust our memory’

Sunday 12:40 GMT
Source: Common Domain

ABC Entertainment President to Step Down

Saturday 02:26 GMT
Source: The Guradian

The weight is over: kilogram redefined at 'emotional' conference

Friday 18:13 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Kaleo increased the price of its rescue medication to exploit U.S. opioid crisis, new report finds

Tuesday 14:31 GMT
Source: DW

China's road from copycat to innovator

Tuesday 11:45 GMT
Source: Global News

Canada Post asks union for ‘cooling off’ period that would pause strike during holidays

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: Common Domain

U.K. Home Sellers Respond to Brexit Fears, Drop Asking Prices

Tuesday 20:55 GMT
Source: Fox News

de Blasio, citing 'socialistic impulse,' wants more government control of NYC property

Tuesday 17:15 GMT
Source: Fox News

Meghan Markle's IRS tax review may expose royal family's riches

Tuesday 20:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Taylor Swift leaves lifelong label to sign with Universal Music Group

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

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