Rep. Tom Emmer speaks with Rep. Mike Simpson on the House floor during a vote to elect a speaker of the House at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Former President Donald Trump privately conveyed to allies on Friday he does not back House Majority Whip Tom Emmer’s bid for speaker, throwing another

Skip to content House What to know about potential Speaker hopeful Tom Emmer After Republicans voted Friday to no longer back House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) as its Speaker nominee, the House is scrambling to find a new candidate. That decision came after Jordan failed for a third time to garner the 217 votes

European Council President Charles Michel said Tuesday that attacking civilian infrastructure is against international law after Israel was accused of bombing a hospital in Gaza.  A massive blast rocked a Gaza City hospital packed with Palestinians on Tuesday, killing at least 500 people, the Hamas-run health ministry said. Hamas blamed an Israeli airstrike, but the

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BEIRUT — Iran-backed militant groups Hamas and Hezbollah are closely coordinating their next steps in fighting against Israel, a senior Hamas representative in Lebanon told POLITICO on Tuesday, just hours after Tehran warned of “preemptive action” against Israel. Ahmed Abdul-Hadi, the head of Hamas’

U.S. President Joe Biden landed Wednesday in Israel and told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the attack Tuesday night on the al-Ahli hospital in Gaza, in which hundreds are feared dead, it appears to have been carried out by the “other team, not you.” “Based on what I have seen, it appears as though it was

Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake dated in their late teensBy Madeline HalpertBBC News, New YorkBritney Spears had an abortion after getting pregnant with Justin Timberlake, according to excerpts from her upcoming memoir. The pop star’s new book, The Woman in Me, focuses in part on her 13-year conservatorship under her

AdvertisementSKIP ADVERTISEMENTThe pop star included the detail in her upcoming memoir “The Woman in Me”; Timberlake did not immediately respond.Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears in 2001.Credit…Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesBritney Spears wrote in her much-awaited memoir that she had an abortion during her relationship with Justin Timberlake, according to excerpts released Tuesday by People Magazine.“Justin definitely wasn’t

We earn a commission for products purchased through some links in this article.James Bond actress Léa Seydoux has a new movie coming out and it has officially confirmed its UK release after it premiered at this year’s Venice Film Festival.Seydoux stars in The Beast alongside 1917 actor George MacKay. The film played at the Venice

CNN  —  An investigation is underway in Florida after burglars used tractor trailers to steal more than $1.6 million worth of alcohol from a distribution company that carries brands including Jose Cuervo and Malibu. The theft began during the early morning hours on July 8 at Republic National Distributing Company, located in Hillsborough County south

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