Rod Rosenstein Is Planning to Resign

Mere hours after the Rosenstein-hysteria kicked off, Vanity Fair published its version of events: That President Trump fired the attorney general as a means of misdirecting the American people from the Kavanaugh controversy in a game of 7-D che... More..

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Slight risk for severe weather this Tuesday evening
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Slight risk for severe weather this Tuesday evening

Get what you need today in this early-morning email. A total of 5 to 10 mm of rain is forecast with a high of 20 C that will feel like 27 C. The overnight low is 7 C. WEDNESDAY | Rain and storm chances mainl...More..

USA proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

USA proposes blocking visas for those using public benefits

US immigration laws already have provisions to limit the influx of people likely to be dependent on financial assistance programs. The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to ...More..

Secretary Pompeo: President Trump is willing to speak with Iranian President Rouhani
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Secretary Pompeo: President Trump is willing to speak with Iranian President Rouhani

The EU move comes a day before Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani separately address the UN General Assembly, with the United States leader expected to take a hard line on Iran. It was spearheaded by th...More..

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee hits out at 'character assassination'
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee hits out at 'character assassination'

Media captionPresident Trump: " The second accuser doesn't even know, she thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not". "He said if you want our statement, read the New Yorker ". They could also play decis...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Speech, Trump fails (again) to make his Iran case

President Donald Trump claimed that his administration "has accomplished more than nearly any administration in the history of our country", drawing laughter from an audience at the United Nations on Tues...More..

Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade

Four gunmen opened fire on the crowd on Saturday, killing civilians and 12 members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guards . At least 25 people, including a four-year-old boy, were killed when gunmen di...More..

Iranian accusations on terror attack: Here’s what UAE says
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Iranian accusations on terror attack: Here’s what UAE says

The Islamic State (Isil) has claimed responsibility for the shooting but so has an Arab separatist group within Iran , known as the Ahvaz National Resistance. Of the 25 people killed, 12 were from Ahvaz and th...More..

Trump Promises Second Summit with Kim Soon
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Trump Promises Second Summit with Kim Soon

Pompeo said while he's optimistic North Korea will make good on its pledge to denuclearize, it would be "foolish" to set a certain date for how long the US will leave the door open for talks with North Korea....More..

Police chief fires cop who gunned down neighbor after entering wrong apartment
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Police chief fires cop who gunned down neighbor after entering wrong apartment

Renee Hall after a hearing held on Monday, department officials confirmed on Twitter . Amber Guyger , the Dallas police officer who was off duty when she killed her neighbor, Botham Jean , in his own ap...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Russian Federation to provide Syria with new missile system, over Israeli opposition

The crash was one of the deadliest incidents for regular Russian service members in the Syrian war. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu also said Russian Federation planned to jam radars of military planes strikin...More..

Stranded Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy rescued after three days
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Stranded Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy rescued after three days

Friday's storm, which damaged the vessel, whipped up 70-knot winds and 14-metre waves, and also knocked down the yacht of another competitor, Dutchman Mark Slats, twice. During the storm, Tomy got dismasted a...More..

Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

One more cut is on card. " China , however, still refuses to change its practices - and indeed recently imposed new tariffs in an effort to hurt the United States economy". President Trump appears to be win...More..

Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired, AP reports
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired, AP reports

According to reports , senior Republicans have convinced a furious Mr Trump not to axe Mr Rosenstein , at least until the midterms are over for fear of negative blowback from voters. Trump told Geraldo Rive...More..

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested

Police have sought a legal opinion as to whether Mulakkal, whose anticipatory bail plea is pending before the high court, can be arrested. The nun had claimed that most of the times it was unnatural sex. "T...More..

France's Le Pen refuses court-ordered psych exam over ISIS tweets
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

France's Le Pen refuses court-ordered psych exam over ISIS tweets

After she sent the images, she was charged with circulating messages that "incite terrorism or pornography or seriously harm human dignity", and was stripped of her parliamentary immunity . On Thursday, Ms L...More..

Puerto Rican community remembers lives lost in Hurricane Maria one year later
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Puerto Rican community remembers lives lost in Hurricane Maria one year later

Once there, they repaired and replaced roofs, windows and doors, in addition to sanitizing and removing mold from homes. "One year (after the event) is quite good for what we generally do", U.S. "Puerto Rico ...More..

China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

The tariff and trade situation between the US and China is a tangled web, which is not easy to crawl out of. Some economists and trade analysts suspect that Trump has bigger goals than just getting China to...More..

‘Unaware if India Had Put Pressure’: Francois Hollande to AFP
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘Unaware if India Had Put Pressure’: Francois Hollande to AFP

In its defence, Reliance Entertainment had said that there is nothing to hide. "We are absolutely convinced that the prime minister is corrupt... Everything will be clear", Gandhi said. The BJP and the Congre...More..

MARYLAND SHOOTING: Sheriff says suspect is in critical condition
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

MARYLAND SHOOTING: Sheriff says suspect is in critical condition

They warn that the situation is still fluid and ask people to avoid the area. Multiple people were shot and killed Thursday at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland . Sheriff's deputies said t...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

"Small Men Who Lack Vision": Imran Khan Slams India Over Cancelled Talks

Indian foreign ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "There would be no meeting between the foreign ministers any longer". CPEC is an important part of Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, but lack of transp...More..

Fact Check Friday: Trump's faulty take on sexual assault a sobering moment
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Fact Check Friday: Trump's faulty take on sexual assault a sobering moment

Brett Kavanaugh's path to the Supreme Court is looking rocky. But the committee's chairman, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley , said the panel would hold a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation on Monday unles...More..

'Divisive, Dangerous': TX Sheriff Slams Beto O'Rourke for Comments on Police
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

'Divisive, Dangerous': TX Sheriff Slams Beto O'Rourke for Comments on Police

The tweets may lean toward O'Rourke, but as the congressman said onstage at Southern Methodist University, 50 percent of rural Texans don't have reliable access to broadband internet. O'Rourke, who is challengi...More..

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

Abandoning his previous restraint, US President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday (Saturday NZ Time ), declaring that if the ...More..

Trump weighs in on Supreme Court nominee claims - Ireland
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump weighs in on Supreme Court nominee claims - Ireland

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) says she agrees that the FBI should investigate a sexual assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh. For Democrats hoping to hurt Trump before November congressional...More..