Lengel: Trump's Disgraceful Shaming of His Attorney General Jeff Sessions

In an interview with the "Daily Caller," Trump accused social media companies of tilting elections in favor of the Democrats. The tweet on Sessions was an unusually harsh salvo, even for a president who sometimes expresses his thoughts on Twi... More..

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Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

The U.S. has deployed its navy in the Mediterranean to attack Syria with Tomahawk missiles while Russian Federation has also deployed its warships in front of the U.S. Assad's forces have already begun massing ...More..

Pak PM Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Pak PM Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

During the visit, Sidhu had hugged Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, triggering a torrent of criticism from the BJP and also from within his Congress party, including Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder ...More..

Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins

He calls both "Obama era, [sic] investigations" - despite both men's alleged wrongdoing taking place in 2017 - and suggests Sessions created an unnecessary headache. The president apparently was referring to th...More..

Sheriff: Man shot after concert tickets argument
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Sheriff: Man shot after concert tickets argument

The concerts take place at the Seaside Stage, which is located near the west end of the racetrack's Grandstand. Track announcer Trevor Denman said the concert would be shown on the large screen in the infield a...More..

Brazil court deciding on fate of da Silva's presidential bid
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Brazil court deciding on fate of da Silva's presidential bid

The widely expected decision removes a cloud hanging over Brazil's most uncertain election in decades - though Lula's lawyers have said they would appeal an adverse decision to the Supreme Court . Lula's cas...More..

JD.com CEO Richard Liu arrested on sexual misconduct allegations in Minnesota
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

JD.com CEO Richard Liu arrested on sexual misconduct allegations in Minnesota

Liu, also known by his Chinese name Liu Qiangdong, was arrested over the misconduct allegations late Friday and released Saturday afternoon in the midwestern USA city of Minneapolis, records from Hennepin C...More..

Pakistan girds for 'exchanges' with Pompeo as US halts military funding
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Pakistan girds for 'exchanges' with Pompeo as US halts military funding

Trump in August a year ago unveiled his new South Asia policy and asked Pakistan to do more against such groups. Officially allies in fighting terrorism, Pakistan and the United States have a complicated rela...More..

Lawyer was told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Lawyer was told Russia had ‘Trump over a barrel’

Thursday morning Trump griped about Nellie Ohr's Fusion work, tweeting: "Bruce was a boss at the Department of Justice and is, unbelievably, still there!" Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said on CNN...More..

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Canada Trade Talks In Jeopardy After Leaked ‘Off The Record’ Trump Comments

John Gormley is a broadcaster, lawyer, author and former Progressive Conservative MP whose radio talk show is heard weekdays from 8:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. "The USTR team will meet with Minister Freeland and her c...More..

Ivanka Trump and Jarad Kushner attend McCain funeral service
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Ivanka Trump and Jarad Kushner attend McCain funeral service

Eight years later, he won the nomination in a contest that seemed nearly predestined only to lose the election to Obama, who became America's first black president. "It is only right that today, near the end of...More..

At least 7 dead after Greyhound bus, semitrailer collide head-on
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

At least 7 dead after Greyhound bus, semitrailer collide head-on

CBS News reports at least six people were killed. Preliminary information indicates a semi-truck traveling the opposite way had a blow-out and crashed head-on into the bus. At least seven people were killed a...More..

Russian Federation warned Western powers against any military intervention in Syria
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Russian Federation warned Western powers against any military intervention in Syria

Ankara has been asking Russian Federation for time to isolate HTS - which is commonly seen as an extremist group and whose existence is used by Russian Federation as reason to attack rebel-held areas - from oth...More..

John McCain's DC Farewell: Memorial events, speakers, road closures and more
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

John McCain's DC Farewell: Memorial events, speakers, road closures and more

The flag-draped casket of the late US Senator John McCain , Republican of Arizona , arrives on a military airplane at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, on August 30, 2018 . Biden referenced how McCain fought f...More..

Mystery woman seen in shackles ringing doorbell outside Houston-area home identified
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Mystery woman seen in shackles ringing doorbell outside Houston-area home identified

Her 48-year-old boyfriend was found dead at home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, along with a suicide note linking him to the woman seen in the video . When they arrived and eventually gained entry ...More..

Mattis Makes Announcement on the Future of Military Exercises With South Korea
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Mattis Makes Announcement on the Future of Military Exercises With South Korea

It also accuses Beijing of providing North Korea with "considerable aid", suggesting Chinese help was softening the blow of worldwide sanctions on the regime in Pyongyang . The U.S. wants North Korea to take f...More..

Arizona Senator John McCain dies following battle with cancer Featured
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Arizona Senator John McCain dies following battle with cancer Featured

Fractures in both his arms and right leg are poorly treated, and McCain - whose father has risen to become commander of all U.S. forces in the Pacific, including Vietnam - is beaten and tortured throughout his ...More..

Cindy McCain on Sen. John McCain's passing: 'My heart is broken'
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Cindy McCain on Sen. John McCain's passing: 'My heart is broken'

But all of us can aspire to the courage to put the greater good about our own. Matt House, spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), said that the senator and Majority Leader Mitch McCon...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

John McCain funeral: Hollywood star Warren Beatty to be pallbearer

Flags at the White House were lowered to half-staff over the weekend in McCain's honor, but back at full-staff on Monday. "Mr. President, just this year, you released presidential proclamations noting the d...More..

Former Vatican official accuses Pope of covering up abuse by ex-Cardinal
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Former Vatican official accuses Pope of covering up abuse by ex-Cardinal

Pope Francis said Sunday that he had read the letter from a former Vatican official that calls for the Roman Catholic Church leader's resignation. Pope Francis allegedly removed those sanctions and made ...More..

McCain did not want Trump at his funeral
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

McCain did not want Trump at his funeral

McCain had many rivals in Washington including former presidential opponent Barack Obama . Mr. Bush, who defeated McCain for the GOP nomination in 2000, issued a statement hailing McCain as "a man of dee...More..

New PM Morrison tours Australia's drought-stricken Outback
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

New PM Morrison tours Australia's drought-stricken Outback

The 62-year-old stood in the three-way contest to become Liberal Party leader and prime minister after the ousting of Turnbull, but was knocked-out in the first round, gaining just 11 of 85 lawmakers' votes. ...More..

USA and Mexico appear close on revamping NAFTA
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

USA and Mexico appear close on revamping NAFTA

In the long run, the agreements reached between US and Mexican negotiators could dissuade some investments in Mexico. Trump has softened his tone recently both about the trade accord and about Mexico, a nat...More..

NRA spokeswoman calls for end to gun-free zones after Jacksonville shooting
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

NRA spokeswoman calls for end to gun-free zones after Jacksonville shooting

The shooting comes two days after a gunman killed one person and injured two at a high school football game, which Florida Sen. It's unclear what the motive was in the attack or whether Katz was specificall...More..

North Korea: US 'Double-Dealing' After Pompeo Trip Canceled
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

North Korea: US 'Double-Dealing' After Pompeo Trip Canceled

President Trump called off Pompeo's visit Friday, just days before the secretary was due to arrive in Pyongyang, citing insufficient progress in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The surprise annou...More..

United Nations fact-finding mission seeks prosecution of Tatmadaw leaders
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

United Nations fact-finding mission seeks prosecution of Tatmadaw leaders

Protests were held to commemorate the first anniversary of Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingyas which started on 25th August 2017 and resulted in a mass exodus of Muslims to camps in Bangladesh. Members of the most...More..

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death

The Arizona Republican died on Saturday of brain cancer. A statement about McCain's death said, "Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018". Trump and McCain had a bitter relationship...More..

18-Year-Old YouTube Star,
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

18-Year-Old YouTube Star, "McSkillet", Kills Mother, Daughter in Fiery Crash

About 30 minutes prior to the fatal crash on I-805 HOV, Trevor Heitmann was also allegedly spotted driving his auto through the gates of Ashley Falls Elementary School in San Diego . One person was taken to ...More..

Thomas Cook evacuates 300 from Egyptian hotel after couple's deaths
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Thomas Cook evacuates 300 from Egyptian hotel after couple's deaths

It said the hotel was last audited late last month and received an overall score of 96%. There was "no reason" to suspect the deaths were of a "criminal nature", the officials said. It had given guests the ch...More..

Drug tunnel to Mexico found below vacant Arizona KFC restaurant
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Drug tunnel to Mexico found below vacant Arizona KFC restaurant

Back in 2016 authorities discovered a tunnel running between Otau Mesa, in California, and Tijuana, Mexico, that was almost half-mile long. According to Homeland Security Special Agent Scott Brown , who spok...More..

Husband: Woman freed temporarily from Iranian prison
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Husband: Woman freed temporarily from Iranian prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has vehemently denied the allegations against her, was reunited with family members - including her four-year-old daughter - after being freed from the capital's Evin Prison. The ...More..

Smoke From British Columbia Wildfires Could Affect Children, Elderly In Long Term
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Smoke From British Columbia Wildfires Could Affect Children, Elderly In Long Term

People who are sensitive to bad air should be particularly careful. It was only the second time in more than a decade that the emergency measure has been used, after a record fire season previous year that bl...More..

Trump wades into South Africa race politics with tweet about farmer killings
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump wades into South Africa race politics with tweet about farmer killings

The alleged plight of white South Africans is a major rallying cry of far-right movements across North America, Europe and Australia. Now some observers say Trump is using his latest Africa comments to try ...More..

People returning homes as flood water recedes in Kerala
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

People returning homes as flood water recedes in Kerala

Some medical attention is also required so all those paramedics belonging to Kerala must come back to serve the state till things don't come on track. Almost a million people were in temporary relief camps afte...More..

Mueller recommends up to 6 months for ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Mueller recommends up to 6 months for ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos

The former Trump campaign employee reached a plea agreement with Mueller's team a year ago and is set to be sentenced in September. Those lies, they said, resulted in the Federal Bureau of Investigation m...More..

Pompeo Urges Taliban to Honor Cease-Fire: `It's Time for Peace'
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Pompeo Urges Taliban to Honor Cease-Fire: `It's Time for Peace'

Esmatullah Muradi, a spokesman for the governor of Kunduz, said the kidnapping happened when three buses were travelling through Kunduz from Takhar province, on their way to the capital, Kabul . Calling for th...More..

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'rat' like Nixon's
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'rat' like Nixon's

Customs and Border Patrol and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Monday afternoon. McGahn and Burck feared that Trump was setting up McGahn to take the blame for any possible wrongdoing, so they embraced the ...More..

China is ‘training nuclear bombers’, United States claims
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

China is ‘training nuclear bombers’, United States claims

The Pentagon warned in a startling new report that China is likely training for bombing strikes against US targets, while developing its nuclear capabilities. Under the newly emboldened rule of President Xi J...More..

Omarosa Says Trump Might Revoke Melania's Citizenship if Things Go Sour
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Omarosa Says Trump Might Revoke Melania's Citizenship if Things Go Sour

It is the latest Trump-bashing claim to emerge from the new memoir, Unhinged , by Manigault-Newman, who was sacked from the White House in December for alleged "integrity violations". Before joining the ad...More..

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

While it has been months since The Taliban have claimed a major attack in Kabul, the group has been conducting blistering attacks on security forces across Afghanistan, including a massive, days-long onslaugh...More..