NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post has told columnist Hugh Hewitt not to write about Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt after it was revealed that Hewitt helped arrange a meeting with the EPA chief and lawyers interested in cleaning pollution in California.
By Liz Lee and Fathin Ungku KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – An alliance of opposition parties spearheaded by Mahathir Mohamad won Malaysia’s general election, official results showed on Thursday, setting the veteran strongman on course for a return to the prime minister’s Office he occupied for 22 years. Mahathir’s stunning defeat of the coalition that has ruled the Southeast Asian country since independence from Britain six decades ago means that, at the age of 92, he will become the oldest elected leader in the world. Official results showed that Mahathir’s Pakatan Harapan (Alliance of Hope) had won 113 of parliament’s 222 seats, clinching the simple majority required to rule.
Mother of Hadar Goldin speaks to the “Salute to Jerusalem” Arutz Sheva Conference organized by Dr Joe Frager.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans with moderate views on immigration defied party leaders and took steps Wednesday toward forcing campaign-season House votes on the issue. One top maverick said they had enough support to succeed.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 2-year-old Wichita boy at a time the Kansas Department of Children and Families is under fire for the deaths of young children whose abuse had previously been reported to the agency. (all times local):
An erupting Hawaii volcano that has been belching out lava and gas could see “explosive eruptions” in the coming weeks, geologists have warned. The US Geological Survey cautioned that Kilauea volcano could blast “ballistic blocks” potentially weighing multiple tonnes as far as half a mile away. The risk of explosions is rising as a lava lake within a volcanic crater drops, which could result in water seeping in and setting off steam-driven blasts.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The defeat of North Carolina incumbent U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger in his Republican primary could give Democrats a wider opening to win the seat and alter the makeup of the House in midterm elections.