Israelis are due to cast their ballots on Tuesday in a parliamentary election for the second time this year. This comes six months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition, following his victory in the first election.
Senator Amy Klobuchar said the needs to be investigated over its handling of sexual assault allegations against . The Minnesota lawmaker has opposed Kavanaugh since he was nominated as Supreme Court justice.
President Trump continues to be pressured by Democrats to take up universal background check legislation. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke with the president about the matter Sunday.
Former Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has vowed to return to power after his party was excluded from the new government.
Spanish authorities are rushing to the rescue as floods wreak havoc on the southeastern region of the country, with the death toll continuing to rise.
A few names have risen to the top of a short list of possible replacements, for former National Security Adviser John Bolton. Reports Friday said President Trump recently interviewed his top hostage negotiator , as a possible contender for the role. O’Brien was described by officials as a “safe choice” given his relationships within the State Department and Pentagon.
A pair of Republican senators float a new proposal to tackle child trafficking at the border. This week, Senators Joni Ernst and Marsha Blackburn introduced a bill which, if enacted, will require DNA testing for migrants traveling into the U.S. as families to verify their relationship. The move comes as border officials look for new ways to crack down on fraudulent asylum claims.
President Trump confirms Osama bin Laden’s son was killed in U.S. counterterrorism operation. According to the White House Saturday Hamza Bin Ladin, was killed in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, during a counterterrorism operation in late July.
President Trump talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a striking a defense treaty between the two nations. In a series of tweets Saturday, the president said he had a call with Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving forward with the agreement.