• Trump Cancels Pompeo's North Korea Trip: 'We Are Not Making Sufficient Progress'
Trump Cancels Pompeo's North Korea Trip: 'We Are Not Making Sufficient Progress'

Trump believes are unfair trade practices. In fact, this isn't the first time Trump has scrapped a scheduled meeting with Pyongyang; he called off his Singapore summit with Kim in May, . However, several members of the U.S. negotiating team said they had seen no sign that North Korea was prepared to negotiate seriously until the United States pr...

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  • Scott Morrison is new Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted
Scott Morrison is new Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Born May 13, 1968 in the beachside Sydney suburb of Bronte , Scott John Morrison was the younger of two sons, whose parents ran church youth programs. "There was a determined insurgency from a number of people", Turnbull said. "We affirmed the strength of the relationship between the U.S. and Australia ".

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  • Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits

Mr Turnbull on Sunday described her as Australia's finest foreign minister and thanked her for her loyalty and friendship. Ms Bishop contested Friday's leadership vote but was eliminated in the first round, with Mr Morrison then emerging as a surprise compromise victor over Peter Dutton, Mr Turnbull's conservative challenger who brought the leade...

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  • GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations
GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations

A federal grand jury in California has indicted U.S. representative Duncan Hunter and his wife on corruption charges. "By virtue of these delinquencies - as well as notifications of outstanding debts and overdue payments from their children's school, their family dentist, and other creditors - the Hunters knew that many of their desired purch...

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  • Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic
Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic

When Paul Manafort's jury of 12 Northern Virginians couldn't reach a unanimous agreement on 10 criminal charges, it was because of one juror. "We're supposed to assume he's innocent and therefore he does not need to defend himself, and the judge made that very clear, that there is no requirement for him to do so".

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  • South Africa condemns false claims as Trump white farmers row continues
South Africa condemns false claims as Trump white farmers row continues

Fox News' Tucker Carlson is standing by his South Africa commentary after President Donald Trump amplified the host's words in post-segment tweet Wednesday night. Later today in Washington, the State Department toned down Trump's language suggesting that massive land seizures were underway. "South African Government is now seizing l...

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  • Arrest in Mollie Tibbetts murder raises questions about E-verify program
Arrest in Mollie Tibbetts murder raises questions about E-verify program

In response to Trump's criticism of existing immigration laws, Craig Lang, a former farm bureau president whose dairy employed Rivera, said laws need to be changed to identify and track immigrant workers while also providing essential labor.

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  • Bolton: US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms
Bolton: US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms

While describing the meeting with his USA counterpart as "constructive", Patrushev said that he had invited US officials to Moscow or any other Russian city for a new round of talks, but no agreement had been reached on the timing for further talks.

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  • Trump calls for immigration reform in wake of Mollie Tibbetts murder
Trump calls for immigration reform in wake of Mollie Tibbetts murder

The Mexican national accused of murdering college student Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa last month lived in the United States illegally for several years - but was reportedly still able to pass a government system created to weed out illegal immigrants from obtaining American jobs by using a stolen ID.

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  • Christopher Watts blames his wife for daughters' killings, court documents say
Christopher Watts blames his wife for daughters' killings, court documents say

Watts was arrested on August 16 - after making aTV appeal for information about the whereabouts of his missing family. Watts, who worked as an operator for Anadarko Petroleum, said he loaded his wife and daughters' bodies into the backseat of his truck and drove to an oil work site about 40 miles (65 kilometres) east of the family's home.

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  • Wounded Trump: Ex-lawyer 'made up stories'
Wounded Trump: Ex-lawyer 'made up stories'

Trump told Earhardt that the payments did not come out of campaign funds and "my first question when I heard about it was did they come out of the campaign because that could be a little dicey". After Cohen pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Trump attacked him on Twitter , accusing his former fixer of making up stories to get a deal. Avenatti tweeted...

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  • 95-year old former Nazi labour camp guard deported to Germany
95-year old former Nazi labour camp guard deported to Germany

Palij's deportation comes after years of legal proceedings and investigations, during which the former guard reportedly lied to USA immigration officials about his complicity in the atrocities of World War II . "By serving as an armed guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp and preventing the escape of Jewish prisoners during his Nazi service, Palij ...

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  • Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha
Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha

The festival also remembers the story of Ibrahim's sacrifice when Allah asked him to sacrifice his son Isma'il in order to be obedient to God. "Over the coming days, women, men and families of Alberta's Muslim community will attend morning prayers, enjoy celebratory meals and festive gatherings and practise charitable giving to those in need", th...

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  • Robert Mueller recommends up to 6 months in prison for George Papadopoulos
Robert Mueller recommends up to 6 months in prison for George Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos reportedly bragged about that offer to an Australian diplomat, who then tipped off the FBI and launched that agency's counterintelligence investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The document says Papadopoulos had a series of communications over a period of months with the professor, a fe...

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  • Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?
Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?

The White House response has been predictably dismissive, with Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham getting out in front of the story with her own version of affairs. "And I have to tell you that I have always given him the benefit of the doubt". "If Melania were to try to pull the ultimate humiliation and leave him while he's in offic...

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  • White House lawyer Donald McGahn 'cooperating extensively' with Robert Mueller
White House lawyer Donald McGahn 'cooperating extensively' with Robert Mueller

McGahn to respond to it. Trump appeared to object to the Times' reporting that he may not know the true extent of McGahn's cooperation, and to the Times' reporting that McGahn "told people he was determined to avoid the fate of the White House counsel for President Richard M.

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  • Colorado woman and daughters may have been strangled, court documents reveal
Colorado woman and daughters may have been strangled, court documents reveal

The document cites an expert who argued that DNA would still be present on the bodies - even though they had been submerged in crude oil for four days before they were found - but that evidence would be lost once the autopsies were performed.

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  • Will Qatar's billions save the Turkish lira from collapsing?
Will Qatar's billions save the Turkish lira from collapsing?

The Turkish lira has already lost about 30 percent of its value against the United States dollar since the beginning of August, when tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies soared unprecedentedly over the detention of Andrew Brunson, an American Christen pastor, in Turkey over terror-related charges.

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  • Former CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation
Former CIA directors issue unprecedented Trump condemnation

The mention of Ohr on Friday is notable because he now works at the Justice Department and has not publicly criticized Trump. Signalling that his efforts to target clearances over his frustration with the Russian Federation investigation were not over, Trump tweeted that it was a "disgrace" for Bruce Ohr to be in the Justice Department.

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  • Australian Lawmaker Refers To 'Final Solution' In Push For Muslim Immigration Ban
Australian Lawmaker Refers To 'Final Solution' In Push For Muslim Immigration Ban

The Queensland senator from Katter's Australian Party is unapologetic about using a phrase coined by Nazi leaders in World War II to describe their plan to murder Jewish people on an industrial scale. There is no doubt in my mind that many migrants and especially Muslim-Australians woke up this morning deeply anxious, worried about the license Anni...

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  • Omarosa's Lara Trump Tape,
Omarosa's Lara Trump Tape, "An Attempt to Censor Me"

Asked if she saw it as "hush money", Manigault Newman responded: "Absolutely". The audio did not reveal details of what Ms. Manigault Newman's position with the campaign would be. Manigault-Newman or her publisher", the letter continues. "Oh, God no", Ms. Manigault Newman interjected. Omarosa Manigualt Newman waits to promote her new b...

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  • Donald Trump Attacks Newspapers Running Editorials Defending Free Press; Senate Punches Back
Donald Trump Attacks Newspapers Running Editorials Defending Free Press; Senate Punches Back

The move comes amid an initiative led by the Boston Globe editorial board in which more than 350 news organizations published editorials promoting the freedom of the press . It is very bad for our Great Country.BUT WE ARE WINNING!" Hundreds of USA newspapers are banding together this week to fight back against President Donald Trump's " ...

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  • Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury
Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury

It's possible the defense believes it has created enough doubt in the jurors' minds through their questioning of prosecution witnesses over the last 10 days, and that it might have a leg up in the way jurors will be instructed to decide the case, especially given Ellis' inclinations.

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  • Crash outside parliament in London being investigated as act of terrorism
Crash outside parliament in London being investigated as act of terrorism

Officers remain at the scene and are continuing to search the vehicle, while cordons are in place to assist the investigation. Forensic investigators work at the site after a auto crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London , Britain, August 14, 2018.

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  • Trump snubs McCain at Fort Drum
Trump snubs McCain at Fort Drum

Increasing the size of the military is an idea that many Republicans say took a step backward after years of budget caps during the Obama administration. The White House said the NDAA helps to develop "a more lethal and resilient force", and will increase the size of US forces by authorizing 15,600 more troops across the Army, Navy, Air For...

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  • Vienna is the world's most liveable city
Vienna is the world's most liveable city

It was controversially demoted in the ranking previous year following the Manchester Arena terror attack that claimed the lives of 22 people. In addition to Melbourne in the second spot, both Sydney and Adelaide also ranked in the top 10 (in fifth and 10th, respectively).

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  • 'No war, no negotiations with the US'
'No war, no negotiations with the US'

Subsequent preconditions added by other USA officials made talks unlikely at any rate, and Rouhani certainly would not be able to engage in talks over an objection from the supreme leader, so this effectively ends that possibility. Iran and the other signatories of the nuclear deal have said they intend to continue to abide by the agreement. " It...

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  • Donald Trump Denounces Racism Ahead of White Supremacist Rally Anniversary
Donald Trump Denounces Racism Ahead of White Supremacist Rally Anniversary

Their rally was meant to be a sequel to last summer's melee that resulted in the murder of a counterprotester, nine wounded, weeks of global media focus on race in America, and a crucible moment in Donald Trump's presidency. "But you also had people that were very fine people, on both sides". The rally moved to Lafayette Square, just north of t...

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  • USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal
USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

The sanctions are meant to hinder Tehran's acquisition of USA currency; its precious metals trade; bank transactions denominated in the Iranian rial; activities related to Iran's sovereign debt; and the country's automotive sector. Abadi on August 7 said he did not agree with the renewed USA sanctions but added that he would abide by them to protec...

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  • Fight for Afghan city rages despite Kabul's claim of upper hand
Fight for Afghan city rages despite Kabul's claim of upper hand

The Taliban have stepped up attacks across the country since North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the United States formally ended their combat mission in 2014. Insurgents entered Ghazni from several directions late on Thursday night, attacking media offices and damaging a telecommunications tower, effectively shutting off mobile service to t...

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  • Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats
Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats

You could get paid to live on a Greek Island as a the caretaker for 55 furry bundles of joy at a cat sanctuary. A follow-up posting on Wednesday God's Little People Cat Rescue's Facebook page indicates the response to the post has been overwhelming.

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  • Va. gov., Charlottesville declare state of emergency ahead of rally anniversary
Va. gov., Charlottesville declare state of emergency ahead of rally anniversary

Virginia State Police Superintendent Gary Settle said more than 700 state police will be activated during the weekend and that they are "fully prepared to act" to prevent any incidents like previous year. "[They] should be here as part of the community's voice as we move toward one unity", said Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney. He ...

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  • Omarosa Secretly Taped Her White House Firing
Omarosa Secretly Taped Her White House Firing

In an appearance Sunday on Meet The Press , former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault released a secret recording of Chief of Staff john Kelly firing her, which she characterized as a "threat". Now, though, she says she's since heard the tape. She tempers the claim by stating that she hadn't heard the tapes themselves but that she learne...

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  • White House Describes Military 'Space Force,' Aims To Create It By 2020
White House Describes Military 'Space Force,' Aims To Create It By 2020

But just previous year, Mattis voiced skepticism on the need to create a separate Space Force. A senior official at the White House said the administration plans to work with Congress to introduce by early 2019 a bill that would set up a new military department.

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  • Charlottesville events marking one year since violent protest
Charlottesville events marking one year since violent protest

The First Daughter's tweet comes just one day ahead of a planned Unite the Right 2 rally in Washington DC that was timed to mark the one-year anniversary of Charlottesville. Even after a year, Trump has still not specified whom he considered to be among the "very fine people" who joined the white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

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  • Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border
Senior Zimbabwe opposition figure Tendai Biti arrested at border

There will still be a core European Union team to monitor the election petitions in the urgent, and no doubt fiercely fought, court days ahead. "The inauguration is no longer going ahead (on Sunday) as planned", Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi told AFP.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez Declines Ben Shapiro Debate Offer
Ocasio-Cortez Declines Ben Shapiro Debate Offer

To be expected, social media had a field day with the tweet, which seemingly cast Ocasio-Cortez's "catcalling" allegations in a hypocritical light. In recent days Whitmer had leaned in to her front-runner status, refusing to mention her primary opponents on the campaign trail and admonishing campaign crowds to not take anything for granted.

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  • Koreas prepare for summit as North asks USA to ease sanctions
Koreas prepare for summit as North asks USA to ease sanctions

It also claims that "high-level officials within the US administration are making baseline allegations against [North Korea] and making desperate attempts at intensifying the worldwide sanctions and pressure". North Korea has chafed at US insistence that no sanctions be eased until Pyongyang's disarms its nuclear weapons. Amid a lack of progress ...

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  • Air strikes kill schoolchildren in Yemen
Air strikes kill schoolchildren in Yemen

At least 50 people were killed in the attack on a market in Saada on Thursday, according to the Houthi-controlled health department. The charity Save the Children said it had been told by its staff that the children were on their way back to school from a picnic when the driver of their bus stopped to get a drink.

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  • Four Killed In Canada Shooting
Four Killed In Canada Shooting

Police said the area would be blocked off for the foreseeable future as "the investigation is ongoing". Fredericton police are asking residents to avoid the area and stay in their homes. Gun laws are more stringent in Canada than in the U.S., but the number of shootings has nonetheless risen in recent years. "This sort of thing never happens he...

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