• Rand Paul Secures DC Meeting With Russian Delegation
Rand Paul Secures DC Meeting With Russian Delegation

It's unclear when those Russian lawmakers plan to visit the U.S. Capitol. "We will continue our conversation with our American counterparts tomorrow on these and other most likely regional issues of the worldwide agenda", Slutsky said, according to Russian state media.

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  • UK to ask Russia to extradite suspects in nerve agent attack
UK to ask Russia to extradite suspects in nerve agent attack

While the request is nearly certain to be rejected out of hand by the Russian authorities, it is likely to reignite the bitter diplomatic row that erupted following the poisoning of the former Russian spy in March. "This is Litvinenko all over again". Later, Sturgess died in the hospital, the other victims were discharged after treatment. After t...

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  • Almost 350 people reported dead in Lombok quake
Almost 350 people reported dead in Lombok quake

Lombok had already been hit by a 6.4-magnitude natural disaster on July 29 that killed 17 people. Officials warned that this figure could continue to rise as search and rescue teams continue to sweep the area. It said clean drinking water was scarce because of a recent spell of extremely dry weather in Lombok. A focus for rescuers is a mosque i...

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  • Zionist Jets Strike Palestinian Youths Flying Flaming Kites, Balloons Towards Israel
Zionist Jets Strike Palestinian Youths Flying Flaming Kites, Balloons Towards Israel

The Shaul family plans to protest the deal in front of the Prime Minister's Office on Sunday morning, when the security cabinet is to meet to discuss the agreement. The deadly clashes have seen Israeli security forces facing gunfire, grenades, Molotov cocktails and efforts - sometimes successful - to damage or penetrate the border fence.

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  • In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about
In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about "unreliable" US

Rouhani claimed President Trump's exit from the nuclear deal revealed what he calls "America's lack of commitment to global obligations". Countries like Russia , China and Turkey, however, have said that they would not abide by the United States sanctions, and would continue to trade with Iran .

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  • Head of development of chemical weapons for Assad killed in Syria, media
Head of development of chemical weapons for Assad killed in Syria, media

The Times report suggested that Israeli has been launching fierce attacks against Iranian and Hezbollah forces in Syria because it fears that, once the civil war is over, those forces would turn against Israel. In April 2017, followed the chemical attack on the Syrian rebel held city of Khan Sheikhoun that killed 18 civilians including 5 childre...

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  • Nigerian security forces temporarily block lawmakers from entering parliament
Nigerian security forces temporarily block lawmakers from entering parliament

He said: "I can authoritatively tell you that those senators behind the desecration of the National Assembly collected $1m each to impeach the Senate President and his Deputy". Security forces temporarily blocked the entrance to Nigeria's parliament on Tuesday, preventing lawmakers and others from entering for up to an hour, witnesses said.

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  • Salon staff beat customer with brooms after she refuses to pay
Salon staff beat customer with brooms after she refuses to pay

A woman on the sidewalk also held a homemade sign saying, "Take Your Broomsticks and fly away, you witches!" The women were dissatisfied with the service from the salon and ultimately, refused to pay $5 for a "f**ked up" eyebrow job. Police told Pix11 that Zheng had been hospitalized and had injuries on her face and body. Surveillance video ...

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  • Parkland shooter blamed demons in his head for school massacre
Parkland shooter blamed demons in his head for school massacre

Media had sought the statement's release under Florida's broad public records laws. In late July, a Broward County judge ordered parts of a transcript of what Cruz said to be released while excluding the "substance" of his alleged videotaped confession.

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  • M Karunanidhi: Veteran Indian politician dies at 94
M Karunanidhi: Veteran Indian politician dies at 94

Karunanidhi , 94, was admitted to the hospital on July 28 and his condition worsened on Monday. As a high school student, Karunanidhi founded the Tamil Nadu Tamil Manavar Mandram, the first student wing of the Dravidian Movement, which campaigned against the notion that Brahmins, the highest caste in Hinduism, in Tamil Nadu and Hindi speakers fro...

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  • California Wildfires Rage in Astronaut Photos from the Space Station
California Wildfires Rage in Astronaut Photos from the Space Station

The fire, which also includes the Ranch and River fires , was only 30 percent contained Monday evening. Cal Fire officials said they were nervous because the state has seen so much destruction from fires when it's only the first week of August, reports CBS San Francisco .

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  • Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him
Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him

Mr Gates, whose testimony in the federal court trial of Mr Manafort - his longtime business partner - in Alexandria, Virginia, was continuing, was expected to be a star witness in the Government's case, having pleaded guilty in February and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors under a deal that could lead to a reduced sentence.

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  • Saudi Arabia’s state airline will suspend its Canadian operations
Saudi Arabia’s state airline will suspend its Canadian operations

Meanwhile, through a statement published by the Palestinian Press Agency, President Mahmoud Abbas also assured the support of Palestinians to Saudi Arabia and its move against Canada's intervention. Prince Mohammed, heir to the region's most powerful throne, has introduced a string of reforms such as lifting a decades-long ban on women drivers in...

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  • Manafort's CPA Admits to Cooking the Books
Manafort's CPA Admits to Cooking the Books

Laporta, who testified under an immunity deal with the government, acknowledged that she agreed under pressure from Gates to alter a tax document for one of Manafort's businesses. But he also never told her that millions in foreign wire transfers were coming from companies prosecutors say he controlled. "It was not appropriate", Ms.

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  • Mueller's 'star witness' testifies against former boss Paul Manafort
Mueller's 'star witness' testifies against former boss Paul Manafort

Gates pleaded guilty in February to charges of conspiracy against the United States and lying to federal authorities. Gates and Manafort have known each other for two decades and ran a multimillion-dollar political consulting business. The contents of those emails - and how Gates interprets them before the court - could help either save or sink...

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  • 5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot
5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot

They were identified as pilot Scott Shepherd, 53; Lara Shepherd, 42; Floria Hakimi, 62; Nasim Ghanadan, 29, all of the Bay Area; and 32-year-old Navid Hakimi, of Los Angeles . Photos from the scene showed the plane crumpled and broken apart and the vehicle damaged. Photos from the scene show the plane upright but on its belly outside the South...

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  • Child thrown into Tampa river; mother charged with murder
Child thrown into Tampa river; mother charged with murder

Je'Hyrah was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police said the girl's mother, 26-year-old Shakayla Denson, had just stolen a Nissan Altima from an autoshop before she "waded" into the water with Daniels. He said he saw crews pull the girl's "lifeless" body from the river. "I don't know the circumstances, I don't know what's going on in their lives, ...

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  • Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting
Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting

What are the details? As I highlighted in an article a year ago, every Trump tweet about Hillary Clinton's e-mails prior to this one used the number 30,000-including one less than a month before the Trump Tower meeting . United States media then reported that the U.S. president had been involved in the initial statement his son issued on the m...

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  • Venezuela's Maduro rallies supporters after drone blasts
Venezuela's Maduro rallies supporters after drone blasts

The munitions have potential to cause damage in a radius of 50 metres, and intelligence services identified the nearby streets that were used for launching the drones from a distance. Santos, a Nobel Peace Prize victor who negotiated a historic peace accord with Marxist guerrillas FARC, is due to hand over power to the hardline right-wing Ivan Duqu...

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  • Alex Jones content taken down by Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify
Alex Jones content taken down by Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify

Twitter did not immediately respond to a message for comment Monday. The company first removed four videos from four Facebook pages after receiving reports that hate speech and bullying policies were violated. YouTube completely removed The Alex Jones Channel and the Infowars Interviews Monday afternoon after the page received multip...

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  • Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested
Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested

Deputies found no fresh water and only "a few potatoes and a box of rice" for food in the filthy trailer. A father who took his now-missing child out of Clayton County a year ago was found in New Mexico, although the child is still missing.

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  • China wants mly drills with Asean in disputed sea
China wants mly drills with Asean in disputed sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called the negotiating draft "the biggest highlight" of the meeting. "This is a breakthrough for the COC [code of conduct] negotiation". "We will use these drills as a starting point to expand China and Asean's military communications and security cooperation, to together face security concerns and to protect the st...

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  • Britain hotter than 1976 as Spanish winds blow furnace heat
Britain hotter than 1976 as Spanish winds blow furnace heat

Portugal and Spain were sweltering Saturday under an intense heat wave that has produced near-record temperatures in the southern European countries. In France the first Saturday in August is called "Black Saturday", with holiday traffic jams on all routes, this year accompanied by extreme heat.

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  • Trump administration ups ante in trade fight with China
Trump administration ups ante in trade fight with China

The United States is far and away the most popular place for such investment, given the size and liquidity of markets for USA government debt and policies that are very friendly to foreign investors other financial assets and real estate. Chinese authorities warned earlier that if the dispute escalated, they would adopt unspecified "comprehensive m...

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  • Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California
Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

Forecasters said areas with the highest threat included a massive blaze near the city of Redding and the Mendocino Complex of two fires north of San Francisco . Some evacuations were lifted Friday in an area near Redding , where armies of firefighters and fleets of aircraft have been battling an huge blaze about 100 miles south of the OR line...

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  • First fine handed down for violation of Denmark’s new ‘Burqa Ban’
First fine handed down for violation of Denmark’s new ‘Burqa Ban’

Mr Borcher said: 'During the fight her niqab came off, but by the time we arrived she had put it back on again '. Police obtained CCTV footage of the incident. Borchersen added that the woman was informed she would receive a fine of 1,000 kroner ($156) in the post for wearing the facial covering, and that she would need to remove the veil or lea...

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  • U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller Seeks To Interview Russian Pop Star
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller Seeks To Interview Russian Pop Star

The letter "firmed up a previously expressed willingness to allow certain answers in writing", according to the New York Times . The obstruction investigation reportedly worries Trump more than Mueller's collusion probe, The Post said , because Trump himself would be personally implicated in any obstruction charges, while it remains unc...

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  • Judge orders convict to have mouth taped shut over interruptions
Judge orders convict to have mouth taped shut over interruptions

Judge John Russo was presiding over a hearing in OH which saw Franklyn Williams sentenced to 24 years for aggravated robbery, theft and kidnapping. Eventually, the verbose convict got slapped with 24 years in prison. "I will say knowing Mr. Williams due to my handling of his four cases, Mr. Williams was someone who liked to speak".

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  • Rudy Giuliani Can't Stop with the Interview Gaffes
Rudy Giuliani Can't Stop with the Interview Gaffes

The president has repeatedly since taking office denied that he or his 2016 campaign associates worked with Russian officials or individuals during his race against Democratic foe Hillary Clinton . Giuliani's own team worked on its "counter-report", which he said would be released after his team reviewed whatever Mueller filed with the Justice Dep...

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  • No Obstruction in Trump Tweet on Mueller Probe, Sanders Says
No Obstruction in Trump Tweet on Mueller Probe, Sanders Says

After Trump on Wednesday tweeted that Sessions should shut down Mueller's probe, even though the attorney general had recused himself from the matter, the president's lawyers insisted he was just stating an opinion and not issuing an order.

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  • Trump downplays Ivanka saying media is not enemy
Trump downplays Ivanka saying media is not enemy

Ivanka Trump has claimed she is "vehemently against" the separation of parents and children at the US-Mexico border but stopped short of condemning her father's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. "So I know I have some sensitivity around why people have concerns and gripe especially when they're sort of feel targeted but no I do not feel that ...

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  • Tensions Mount as Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party Declared Winner of Parliamentary Election
Tensions Mount as Zimbabwe’s Ruling Party Declared Winner of Parliamentary Election

Biti said this omission gave room for the ZEC, which ZESN and the opposition have accused of bias, to manipulate the results in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling ZANU-PF party. There was tension and tensed moods at the opposition party headquarters, as hundreds of supporters gathered outside, claiming that the entire elector...

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  • Prosecutors Paint a Picture of Paul Manafort's Lavish Lifestyle
Prosecutors Paint a Picture of Paul Manafort's Lavish Lifestyle

Robert Mueller , the special counsel leading the probe into links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, claims Mr Manafort made $60 million from Ukrainian political figures. The pool of jurors will face questions from both sides and US District Judge T.S. Ellis III as they try to weed out potential prejudice in what has become a highly...

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  • Korea Constructs New Missiles While Trump Claims Denuclearization Success
Korea Constructs New Missiles While Trump Claims Denuclearization Success

Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed United States war dead began their journey home following a repatriation ceremony in South Korea on Wednesday. While North Korea honored its promise to return the remains of fallen US soldiers during the Korean War, there have been troubling reports that Pyongyan...

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  • Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire
Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire

Bay Area task force lowers flag to half-staff in Shasta CountySix people have been killed and more than 38,000 people have been displaced from the fire. The Sacramento Bee reported that 530 homes were evacuated in Mendocino County. "But you can't stop doing what you have to do, and you can't stop facing what you have to face", she said.

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  • Facebook May Have Caught Russians Ahead of Midterms
Facebook May Have Caught Russians Ahead of Midterms

The " Resisters " page enlisted support from real followers for an August protest in Washington against the far-right "Unite the Right" group. Facebook said it's working with law enforcement to investigate the campaign. They paid third parties to run ads on their behalf, the company said. "Whoever set up these accounts went to much greater l...

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  • President Trump,
President Trump, "I don't care what the political ramifications are".

And Conte is describing the USA and Italy as "almost twin countries", adding: "There are so many things that bring us together". Trump - who has pursued a "zero tolerance" policy at the USA border, a crackdown that led to hundreds of children being separated from parents who crossed into the country from Mexico without papers - praised Conte's ...

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  • Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week
Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week

It happened after Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration. Trump offered no further explanation of where he stood on the issue of making the designs available online or whether the administration could reverse its position before Wednesday.

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  • Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles
Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

Mr Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and agreed to a pledge to "work towards" the "denucleariasation" of the Korean Peninsula. Intelligence officials told the Post that while operations continue at the Sanumdong plant, work has come to a halt at the Sohae Satellite Launching Station on North Korea's northwest coast, where workers...

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  • Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller
Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

Ellis III, who agreed with Manafort's defense team that invoking the defendant's ties to the Trump campaign could unduly influence jurors. Manafort, who is already in custody and could spend the rest of his life in jail, appeared in the federal courtroom in Alexandria , Virginia , in a dark suit with his wife, Kathleen.

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