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Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia
- September 02, 2018

Giuliani blasted Ohr on social media just one day after he testified before Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, saying "What are the odds the DOJ or Mueller have begun an investigation of Bruce Ohr for violating 18 USC sec. But the investigation was opened because of conversations involving former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, and not the dossier, FBI and congressional officials have said. (more...)
Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests
- September 02, 2018

Emotions have been running high in Pakistan , where blasphemy is punishable by death and where the mere accusation of it can cause lynchings. "Tehreek-e-Labaik announces to end its protest", announced party leader Pir Afzal Qadri. About 100 Dutch soldiers are stationed in Afghanistan for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission Resolute Support. A 26-year-old man, reportedly from Pakistan, was arrested this week in The Hague after making an alleged death threat against Mr Wilders. (more...)
Britain Supports South Africa's land Reform Program Britain Supports South Africa's land Reform Program
- September 02, 2018

The current arrangement is valid until 2025, but Trump has already shown in dealings with Mexico, China and Canada that he is not averse to ripping up existing trade agreements he sees as undercutting America, or simply to settle political scores. (more...)
United States cuts almost $300 million in aid for Palestinian refugees United States cuts almost $300 million in aid for Palestinian refugees
- September 01, 2018

The State Department announced in a written statement Friday that the United States "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". The Palestinian leadership has angered the White House by boycotting its peace efforts since President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moved the embassy there in a reversal of decades of US policy. (more...)
Woman in mysterious 'doorbell video' identified as domestic violence victim Woman in mysterious 'doorbell video' identified as domestic violence victim
- August 31, 2018

Deputies near Houston say a mysterious woman seen ringing a doorbell in the Sunrise Ranch neighborhood last week is safe following a "suspicious" shooting. "We were dead asleep in our beds". On Aug. 24, around 3:20 a.m., local resident of the Sunrise Ranch area Jennie Drude woke up to multiple rings at the door. (more...)
3D-Printed Gun Files Now Online, But There's a Catch 3D-Printed Gun Files Now Online, But There's a Catch
- August 31, 2018

Blueprints for 3D-printed gun parts show how to use plastic parts that can make a gun untraceable and undetectable because they don't have serial numbers and are not subject to the standard procedures that cover regular firearms. They suggested that prohibiting publication of computer code - which has been available for download since at least 2013, according to State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert - amounts to a violation of free-speech rights. (more...)
White House Counsel Don McGahn Leaving Soon White House Counsel Don McGahn Leaving Soon
- August 30, 2018

In today's installment of I Alone Can Tweet It, President Donald Trump's announcement of Don McGahn's departure today was apparently not something McGahn was aware of ahead of time . Mr McGahn served as a go-between with the White House and Department of Justice, and has helped implement the president's conservative reshaping of the judiciary. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Felt Media Coverage of McCain’s Death Was ‘Over Trump Reportedly Felt Media Coverage of McCain’s Death Was ‘Over
- August 30, 2018

The flag at the top of the White House has been lowered for a second time following criticism that it was raised to full mast too soon after veteran senator John McCain's death . Speaking to reporters Monday morning about a trade deal with Mexico, Trump chose to ignore questions concerning McCain, ABC News reports. The White House issued no formal statement over the weekend about McCain's death, though one was drafted, according to United States media. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Vetoed Laudatory John McCain Statement Trump Reportedly Vetoed Laudatory John McCain Statement
- August 30, 2018

White House aides went on to post official statements from others in the administration, including Vice President Mike Pence and others in the Cabinet. But Hill ended up securing the position, and once an ambassador, he became friends with McCain, hosting him on several trips to the Middle East. As tributes are pouring in across the country for Sen. (more...)
UN Report Details War Crimes by Saudis, UAE in Yemen War UN Report Details War Crimes by Saudis, UAE in Yemen War
- August 30, 2018

The 41-page report from the so-called Group of Experts, established by the U.N.'s Human Rights Council, cataloged acts of violence that occurred between September 2014 and June 2018. Mattis said the United States is working with Saudi Arabia to probe reports of civilian casualties after an August 9 Pentagon-supported bombing attack on a school bus killed 40 children . (more...)
John McCain's distinguished career remembered John McCain's distinguished career remembered
- August 29, 2018

Sen. In a July statement, McCain lashed out at the President after Trump said during a meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he accepted Russia's claim that they did not meddle in the United States presidential election. (more...)
Trump warned evangelical leaders of 'violence' if GOP loses midterms Trump warned evangelical leaders of 'violence' if GOP loses midterms
- August 29, 2018

Uhuru said a strong partnership between Kenya and the USA was essential in achieving his Big Four development agenda in manufacturing, universal healthcare, affordable housing and food security. "President Trump is the most pro-life, pro-religious liberty, pro-conservative judiciary president in history", he said. "We brought home hostages from North Korea, including an American pastor, and we are fighting to release Pastor Brunson from Turkey and we have made great progress", Trump said. (more...)
UK Prime Minister Theresa May Reveals Why She's Excited About Kenya Visit UK Prime Minister Theresa May Reveals Why She's Excited About Kenya Visit
- August 29, 2018

United Kingdom ambassador to Kenya Nic Hailey says the visit will strengthen the partnership between the two countries, more so on security and the war on graft. Trump added that he had asked his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, to study the seizure and expropriation of land in South Africa, along with the killing of farmers. (more...)
Memorial services set for Senator John McCain Memorial services set for Senator John McCain
- August 29, 2018

A day after McCain died of brain cancer at 81, his family , friends and congressional and state leaders were working out details of the farewell to the decorated Vietnam War hero, prisoner of war and six-term senator. Trump's brief Twitter statement said "hearts and prayers" are with the McCain family. Meanwhile, governors from Ohio Republican John Kasich to New York Democrat Andrew Cuomo ordered that public flags in their respective states remain at half-staff to honor McCain. (more...)
Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story
- August 29, 2018

Quote: "Contacted by CNN, one of Cohen's attorneys, Lanny Davis , declined to comment". In the past week, the president has seen increased pressure, as the trial of his former campaign manager Paul Manafort, wrapped up with Manafort being found guilty on eight counts, while his former lawyer Michael Cohen opted to please guilty on eight counts of his own, and cooperate with the investigation. (more...)
Aussie PM Scott Morrison invites Donald Trump to Australia Aussie PM Scott Morrison invites Donald Trump to Australia
- August 27, 2018

Morrison's tenure marks the the sixth prime minister change in Australia in about 11 years, continuing a trend of instability that has marked the country's politics in recent years. "If the pie is bigger, everyone is getting more, and regardless of what their share is, except for Western Australia", he said when announcing the last budget. (more...)
Hawaii | Residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens Hawaii | Residents brace themselves as hurricane strengthens
- August 27, 2018

Hawaii County's hurricane watch was also downgraded to a tropical storm warning, but National Weather Service meteorologist Maureen Ballard said that Lane can still cause a lot of damage across the state, including the Big Island, as it passes through. (more...)
Arrest in Mollie Tibbetts murder raises questions about E-verify program Arrest in Mollie Tibbetts murder raises questions about E-verify program
- August 27, 2018

Cristhian Rivera , 24, whom immigration officials said was living in the US illegally for four to seven years, was charged with first-degree murder in her death . He lashed out at President Trump in a court filing Wednesday for publicly declaring Rivera guilty at a rally Tuesday night in which he called the nation's immigration system a disgrace . (more...)
Australia's new prime minister announces his Cabinet Australia's new prime minister announces his Cabinet
- August 27, 2018

Mr Abbott said that he remained passionate about Indigenous Australia, but believed that effecting change in the area required support from the highest echelons of power. A leaked WhatsApp chat between some Liberal members, revealed by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sunday, showed them pushing against voting for Bishop as a tactic to back Morrison, who finally emerged as the victor. (more...)
U.S. Rep. Hunter pleads not guilty to misuse of campaign funds U.S. Rep. Hunter pleads not guilty to misuse of campaign funds
- August 26, 2018

Trippi told Reuters in an interview on Tuesday he expects the criminal case against Hunter will lead more voters to support Campa-Najjar. "This day we all expected to come finally got here", said protester Kathy Stadler, 45, of San Diego. (more...)
Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa's presidential election victory Top Zimbabwe court confirms Mnangagwa's presidential election victory
- August 26, 2018

On August 2, Zec announced that Mnangagwa had garnered 50.8 percent of the total vote, with Chamisa taking 44.3 percent. The Constitutional Court has dismissed with costs an application by the MDC Alliance to have the declaration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the victor of the July 30 Presidential elections set aside. (more...)
Francis arrives in Ireland for first papal visit in nearly 40 years Francis arrives in Ireland for first papal visit in nearly 40 years
- August 26, 2018

He said his predecessor Pope Benedict's frank and decisive intervention incentivised efforts of the Church's leadership to remedy past mistakes and adopt stringent norms meant to ensure that they do not happen again. As he disembarked from the plane, the pope was greeted by Ireland's Deputy Premier and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney, his wife and their three daughters. (more...)
A A "disappointed" South Africa summons US envoy over Trump tweet
- August 26, 2018

The U.S State Department says President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have discussed South Africa's land reform . "South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation and reminds us of our colonial past", a tweet from the official government account said . (more...)
In courtroom, Manafort stood frozen as 8 guilty counts read In courtroom, Manafort stood frozen as 8 guilty counts read
- August 26, 2018

While Manafort's crimes in the Alexandria trial stemmed from his personal finances and were not related to alleged foreign election interference, the charges originated from Mueller's investigation into Trump's inner circle, as the special counsel looks for any possible collusion between the campaign and the Russians. (more...)
Questions surround immigration status of Iowa murder suspect Questions surround immigration status of Iowa murder suspect
- August 24, 2018

As politicians publicly debated what Tibbetts' death said about the nation's immigration system, her family, who had been vocal during the search for the college student, mourned in private in Brooklyn, where missing signs with her face on them still dotted fields. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Sends A Brief Message After Cohen Plea Stormy Daniels Sends A Brief Message After Cohen Plea
- August 24, 2018

His plea came as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges in his financial fraud trial stemming from the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 us election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign. (more...)
Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018 Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018
- August 24, 2018

The regime holds the southeastern tip of the province that is home to some 2.5 million people - more than half displaced by Syria's war or bused into Idlib under surrender deals. In November sanctions are to be introduced against Iran's energy sector. "But what we want is massive change in the regime's behaviour", Bolton said. (more...)
UAE is not any other nation: Chief Minister UAE is not any other nation: Chief Minister
- August 24, 2018

A mini-truck makes its way down a flooded road in Paravur on the outskirts of Kochi in the south Indian state of Kerala , India. There is no clarity on whether the centre will accept UAE's Rs. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and made the offer of assistance, the Chief Minister had said earlier. (more...)
Quakes kill 12, cut power and topple homes in Indonesia island Lombok Quakes kill 12, cut power and topple homes in Indonesia island Lombok
- August 22, 2018

An quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's Lombok island again on Sunday but no tsunami alert was issued, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said. Video images from an evacuation camp in Lombok showed children and adults taking cover inside makeshift tents. "Everyone ran into the street screaming and crying", he said, adding that a power blackout followed. (more...)
U.S. deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany U.S. deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany
- August 22, 2018

Shari Brill, one of Palij's neighbours, said: "When I think, he got to live this idyllic life here, and he took away the opportunity of". Jakiw Palij's deportation was announced Tuesday, 69 years after the alleged former Trawniki concentration camp guard moved to the US. (more...)
5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha 5 things to know about the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha
- August 21, 2018

Below is everything you need to know. And so, Prophet Ibrahim chose to sacrifice his only son Ismail on God's command. Ibrahim and his wife travelled to Mecca to carry out the sacrifice, and where met with distractions. Eid al-Adha is a festivity celebrated on the 10 day of the Muslims' pilgrimage to Hajj. The animal is divided into three portions and these are then distributed- the first part is given to relatives, neighbours and friends; the second part is given to the needy and poor; ... (more...)
Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease Kerala floods: Relief teams rescue 22,000 as rains ease
- August 20, 2018

More than 800,000 people have been displaced and are now living in relief camps across the state, sparking fears of an outbreak of water-borne and air-borne diseases. UAE Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took to Twitter to make the announcement and urged "everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative". (more...)
Jury in Manafort trial asks judge to redefine 'reasonable doubt' Jury in Manafort trial asks judge to redefine 'reasonable doubt'
- August 20, 2018

Since 1995's landmark O.J. Simpson trial, jury deliberations in controversial acquittals have often themselves become media-driven news cycles. "I've received criticism and threats", Ellis said. The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent home for the weekend after concluding a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. (more...)
NYT report: Trump counsel Don McGahn 'cooperated extensively' in Mueller probe NYT report: Trump counsel Don McGahn 'cooperated extensively' in Mueller probe
- August 20, 2018

McGahn agreed to cooperate with the investigation in part because Trump's first team of criminal lawyers agreed to cooperate fully with Mueller, stating they believed they could end the investigation quickly, as Trump had nothing to hide. (more...)
Colorado woman and daughters may have been strangled, court documents reveal Colorado woman and daughters may have been strangled, court documents reveal
- August 19, 2018

So were the bodies of their daughters Bella , 3, and Celeste , 4, Colorado Bureau of Investigation director John Camper told reporters Thursday. They also remembered Watts' children: four-year-old Bella and three-year-old Celeste . Prosecutors will ask a court to unseal the affidavit for Watts' arrest after filing formal charges, which are due by mid- afternoon on Monday, said Krista Henery, a spokeswoman for district attorney Michael Rourke. (more...)
Pres. Trump: We Won't Pay For Pastor's Release Because He's Innocent Pres. Trump: We Won't Pay For Pastor's Release Because He's Innocent
- August 19, 2018

Brunson, who has lived in Turkey for over twenty years and led a small church in the southwestern coastal town of Izmir, was jailed for almost two years following the failed 2016 coup. Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, Erdogan's son-in-law, told investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from the currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signalling it could ride out the dispute with Washington. (more...)
Is Trump Revoking Security Clearances for People Who Don’t Like Him? Is Trump Revoking Security Clearances for People Who Don’t Like Him?
- August 19, 2018

That is disqualifying for Mueller. He said Weissmann has the "distinction" of "putting innocent people in jail" in the Arthur Anderson trial, the verdict of which was overturned 9-0 by the Supreme Court after four Merrill Lynch executives had already been imprisoned for about a year. (more...)
Turkey to intensify talks with European Union on visa-free travel: Çavuşoğlu Turkey to intensify talks with European Union on visa-free travel: Çavuşoğlu
- August 18, 2018

Speaking at the press-conference, the Russian foreign minister said that Moscow hoped a reasonable approach would prevail in global relations and that countries would return to a depoliticized dialogue, adding that Moscow appreciated Ankara's refusal to join the anti-Russia sanctions. (more...)
Australia gasps as senator invokes Nazi ‘final solution’ for immigration Australia gasps as senator invokes Nazi ‘final solution’ for immigration
- August 18, 2018

Cabinet minister Mitch Fifield said the speech was deeply regrettable, telling Nine Network: "I thought we had moved beyond this in the parliament". The embattled Queensland representative was originally elected as a replacement for a senator from Pauline Hanson's nationalist One Nation party, but chose to sit as an independent before switching his allegiance to Katter in June this year. (more...)
Imran Khan elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister Imran Khan elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister
- August 18, 2018

He appreciated the PPP for not voting Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party holds 151 of the 342 seats in the lower chamber of parliament, short of a majority, but is expected to form a coalition government with smaller parties. (more...)
PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay
- August 17, 2018

I know that she, along with her GOP opponents Kelli Ward and Joe Arpaio, crave and bask in any good word from Trump , who despises McCain . Mr. Trump, who has feuded with Mr. It allows Trump to waive sanctions against countries that bought Russian weapons and now want to buy USA military equipment. It also funds F-35 spares, modifications and depot fix capability. (more...)
Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message' Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message'
- August 17, 2018

Brennan wrote that Trump's claims of no collusion with Russian Federation are "hogwash" and that the only question remaining is whether the collusion amounts to a "constituted criminally liable conspiracy". Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the former chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, who sparred with Brennan when he led the CIA, said Trump's decision, "harms our national security and once again shows how petty and thin-skinned President Trump truly is". (more...)
Donald Trump Mocks 'Fake News Media' as ‘Opposition Party’ Donald Trump Mocks 'Fake News Media' as ‘Opposition Party’
- August 17, 2018

My gut tells me the kind of audience willing to believe the mainstream press just makes up sources is going to believe it no matter what the Globe editorial board or anyone else who makes their living in the news says. The New York Times chose the headline " A Free Press Needs You ", calling Mr Trump's attacks "dangerous to the lifeblood of democracy". Others, including Politico's media critic, Jack Shafer, criticised the coordinated effort by the U.S. (more...)
Colorado husband arrested in deaths of wife, 2 little girls Colorado husband arrested in deaths of wife, 2 little girls
- August 17, 2018

A family friend, Lauren Arnold, told 9NEWS late Wednesday that family members had told her that Chris Watts had confessed to killing Shanann and their two daughters, Bella , 4, and Celeste , 3. Christopher Watts is accused of killing his wife and two daughters in Colorado. Hallowell saw police K-9s and officers patrolling the neighborhood on Tuesday, she said. (more...)
Tom Arnold's Tom Arnold's "Hunt for the Trump Tapes" drops new trailer
- August 17, 2018

Lara Trump says, "It sounds a little like, obviously, that there are some things you've got in the back pocket to pull out. Clearly, if you come on board the campaign, like, we can't have, we got to", she continues. "That's why I reached out to offer her a position with the 2020 Trump campaign before we knew anything about the gross violations of ethics and integrity during her White House tenure". (more...)
Afghan forces claim control of embattled city from Taliban Afghan forces claim control of embattled city from Taliban
- August 15, 2018

Residents hid in their homes or attempted to flee the fighting , with basic provisions increasingly scarce and expensive, according to residents and officials. The Taliban say they met with Alice Wells, the top USA diplomat for South Asia, in Qatar last month for preliminary talks. "Only the governor's office, police headquarters and intelligence agency's compound are in the hands of the government and Taliban are pushing to take them", said Chaman Shah Ehtemadi, a lawmaker from Ghazni . (more...)
Iraqi PM Abadi cancels visit to Iran amid backlash on USA sanctions Iraqi PM Abadi cancels visit to Iran amid backlash on USA sanctions
- August 15, 2018

The US ambassador to the United Kingdom called yesterday for the government to abandon European allies and side with President Trump over Iranian sanctions. Under the nuclear agreement, also known as the Comprehensive Plan of Joint Action, the Persian country pledged to enrich uranium to only 3.67 percent and surplus remit it to Russian Federation. (more...)
Grieving Orca Mother Finally Lets Her Dead Newborn Go After 17 Days Grieving Orca Mother Finally Lets Her Dead Newborn Go After 17 Days
- August 15, 2018

She's also known as Tahlequah, a name she was given as part of the adopt a whale program at The Whale Museum on Washington's San Juan Island. The calf died shortly after birth on July 24. Not a single orca born in the past three years has been known to survive, according to the Center for Whale Research . She was seen Saturday with fellow members of her pod, chasing a school of salmon. (more...)
Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery
- August 14, 2018

President Donald Trump made no mention of Senator John McCain who has been one of the president's fiercest critics. It also authorises a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops, the largest in almost a decade, as well as boost the size of the Navy and the ranks of the military by 15,600 active-duty troops. (more...)
"Trumps calls Omarosa a 'lowlife' at 'Bikers for Trump" rally
- August 14, 2018

The alleged tape figures a central role in Manigault's book, where she says that she sought to uncover the evidence of racism until she was sacked by White House chief of staff John Kelly. "I never expected him to lie to the country". She was vicious, but not smart. "In fact, there are several former employees from the White House who actually signed this agreement, who are all being paid $15,000 for their silence". (more...)