Rudy Giuliani Says President Trump Could Use Pardon Power After Russia Probe

Giuliani pushed back Sunday on the notion that in discussing his pardon power, the president had been suggesting doing anything untoward. The five who have pleaded guilty include Michael T. "I couldn't and I don't want to take any prerogatives away f... More..

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US military targets senior militant in Afghanistan
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

US military targets senior militant in Afghanistan

Fazlullah's group - Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Urdu - was behind the massacre of more than 150 people at a Peshawar school in December 2014, and nine dead in another attack in the same city last Dece...More..

A Heat Advisory is in effect for Father's Day
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

A Heat Advisory is in effect for Father's Day

The criteria for an alert is a heat index of 95, and forecasts say the index, calculated using temperature and dew point, could be higher than 95 Sunday and especially on Monday . SUNDAY: Mostly sunny, wi...More..

Possible Tornado Collapses Multiple Buildings, Overturns Cars in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Possible Tornado Collapses Multiple Buildings, Overturns Cars in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Newswatch 16 got a tour inside Wilkes-Barre Township Commons, a shopping area that's been shredded by 130-mile hour winds. In the morning light Thursday, the scene along Mundy Street resembled a war zone , w...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation director showed no political bias in Clinton email saga

A highly anticipated US Department of Justice report accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of being " insubordinate " but not biased, US media report. He now represents Trump in Special Counsel Robert Muell...More..

Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Hillary Clinton masterfully mocks James Comey over his misuse of private email

The report says Comey was insubordinate and departed from established protocol numerous times. Strzok's and Page's names first made headlines past year, when it emerged that they exchanged several text...More..

Here’re the countries celebrating Eid-al-Fitr on Friday
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Here’re the countries celebrating Eid-al-Fitr on Friday

Meanwhile private sector workers have been given leave for the first two days of Eid Al Fitr - meaning they will return to work on Sunday. This means Eid-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Friday. The month las...More..

US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

A good starting point would be North Korea's agreement to dismantle some nuclear infrastructure within the next six months and declare full accounting of all nuclear materials within a few months, said Michae...More..

Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

The Constitution grants general state-creation powers to Congress in Article IV, Section 3, under the Admissions Clause , which says that "New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but ...More..

China reaffirmed commitment to N Korea sanctions - Pompeo
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

China reaffirmed commitment to N Korea sanctions - Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it has denuclearised in a way that is "complete, verifiable and irreversible". Trump's administr...More..

Comey broke Federal Bureau of Investigation procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Comey broke Federal Bureau of Investigation procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general

The report also notes that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch repeatedly raised concerns about leaks from NY. But examining the actions the Federal Bureau of Investigation took, the inspector general conc...More..

Donald Trump returning North Korean general's salute draws criticism
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Donald Trump returning North Korean general's salute draws criticism

They may also discuss efforts to recover the remains of soldiers missing and presumed dead from the 1950-53 Korean War. While acknowledging it was a "natural" decision to suspend joint exercises as a security...More..

Putin criticizes United States withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Putin criticizes United States withdrawal from Iranian nuclear deal

Mr Putin spoke during a meeting ahead of a summit in Beijing featuring their two countries and six Asian states. Russian Federation was pushed out of the then G8 due to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea fo...More..

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017

Ms Trump reportedly earned $3.9m from a stake in Trump International Hotel and more than $5m from her personal brand. Trump recently scored a batch of trademarks in China as her father continues trade tal...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump White House sows confusion on South Korean 'war games' pledge

The summit outcome stands in contrast to the war of words between the two men in the past, which included tough rhetoric from Trump warning the North Korean leader he would face "fire and fury". "We will be st...More..

White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

White House blasts Trudeau over G7 statements

Asked whether allies had any reason to worry about Trump's commitment to any deal he reaches with North Korea following his abrupt withdrawal from the G7 communique, one U.S. He also said he would not be endors...More..

Ex-Trump staffer Manafort hit with obstruction of justice in Russian Federation probe
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Ex-Trump staffer Manafort hit with obstruction of justice in Russian Federation probe

The office of Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted Russians before in its Russia investigation, but so far none of them have been extradited to face the charges inside the United ...More..

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jong Un
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Kim Jong Un

North Korea had also threatened to strike Guam, an American territory in the Pacific Ocean. USA and North Korean officials are set to meet Monday morning in Singapore to make final preparations for Tuesday...More..

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will impose retaliatory measures to answer President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum: "Canadians: we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will no...More..

US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Attack in Somalia

The statement does not identify the attackers but says a larger force of Somalian and Kenyan troops were in an operation against al-Shabab. The U.S. The Pentagon didn't identify the US commando who was kill...More..

Probe on sound attacks on U.S. diplomats drew blank: China
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Probe on sound attacks on U.S. diplomats drew blank: China

It also advised any United States citizen, or their family members, who experience "any unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns" to contact th...More..

India, China strike deals on Brahmaputra river, rice as relations thaw
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

India, China strike deals on Brahmaputra river, rice as relations thaw

The summit in this Chinese port city is taking place under the shadow of Washington's pull out from the Iran nuclear deal, its sanction regime against Russian Federation and frictions with China over the trad...More..

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

In an extraordinary set of tweets aboard Air Force One, on its way to Singapore for next week's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un , Trump lashed out just as Canada released the G-7's official communique. W...More..

Wreckage of missing FlySax aircraft located in Njambini
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Wreckage of missing FlySax aircraft located in Njambini

A Kenyan official says the search for a small plane that went missing on Tuesday with 10 people on board has been suspended until the morning. Two female pilots are among those missing after their plane is...More..

Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Kim Jong-un personally indicated he's prepared to denuclearize: Pompeo

Any deal reached as a result of the meeting between Trump and the North Korean leader Kim would be brought before the Congress for its stamp of approval so that it can not be reversed by any future administra...More..

China lodges stern representations with USA over Tiananmen comments
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

China lodges stern representations with USA over Tiananmen comments

Mr Pompeo quoted the dissident Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died of cancer while in custody past year, as saying: " The ghosts of June 4th have not yet been laid to rest ". China's door to talks...More..

Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Trump forced Kim to beg on hands and knees for summit: Giuliani

A spokesman for Manafort says his client and his lawyers are reviewing the filing. "He's obviously not going to give up any of his pardon powers , or any future president's pardon powers, but under these cir...More..

Entire Hawaii neighborhood vanishes as lava gushes in
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Entire Hawaii neighborhood vanishes as lava gushes in

County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened. Authorities began evacuating the greater Kapoho area last week and ushered most of the last remaining re...More..

On migrants & Moscow, Italy’s new foreign policy makes waves
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

On migrants & Moscow, Italy’s new foreign policy makes waves

The UK is, Prime Minister May said, leaving the European Union but it is not leaving Europe, and having good relations with the European Union and member states was of great importance. "We will work to realise...More..

Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter

It was also uncertain whether the opening of the centrifuge plant would have any significant impact on Iran's nuclear program, which continues to be closely monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency. ...More..

Lava Destroys
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Lava Destroys "Hundreds" More Homes In Hawaii

The lava flow, which has destroyed homes in the community of Kapoho and filled in an ocean bay known for snorkeling and tidal pools, is coming from a nearby fissure, which has spouted a fountain of lava that ha...More..

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China issues statement on Sino-US trade talks

China says any trade and business deals will be void if the United States goes ahead with its threats of sanctions. "The attitude of the Chinese side remains consistent". China has also threatened to hit back...More..

Syrian FM says U.S. troops must leave country
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Syrian FM says U.S. troops must leave country

Before leaving Israel for Russia , Liberman said Israel was committed to "preventing Iran and its offshoots from establishing themselves in Syria". The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a wa...More..

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds

Photos taken near Volcan de Fuego show the volcano spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. A man cleans ashes from the Volcan de Fuego off his auto in Antigua Guatemala , Sacatepequez department, southwest...More..

Canadian PM Trudeau Gets Tough on Trump Tariffs: 'Totally Unacceptable'
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Canadian PM Trudeau Gets Tough on Trump Tariffs: 'Totally Unacceptable'

The 25 percent tariff on steel imports to the United States and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports went into effect on June 1, ending a two-month exemption and setting the stage for criticism from Fran...More..

Avenatti alleges Michael Cohen recorded 'inappropriate' conversations
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Avenatti alleges Michael Cohen recorded 'inappropriate' conversations

Wood also heard arguments about whether Avenatti - who represents Daniels in other lawsuits she has filed against Trump and Cohen - could join the case, providing the hearing's main drama. She said she had no...More..

Ukraine president says will protect Russian journalist after plot
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Ukraine president says will protect Russian journalist after plot

Police initially reported that Babchenko had been shot in the back while leaving his Kiev apartment and died en route to the hospital. Ukraine Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko wrote on Facebook the Secu...More..

Melania Trump Spotted, 20 Days After Her Last Public Appearance
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Melania Trump Spotted, 20 Days After Her Last Public Appearance

That statement was released post-procedure, allowing Grisham to add that it was "successful and there were no complications". That was followed by the French president's three-day state visit to the White H...More..

North Korea envoy meets Trump, hands letter form Kim
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

North Korea envoy meets Trump, hands letter form Kim

He said of the North Koreans, "I believe they will be coming down to Washington on Friday". During his unusual visit, Kim had dinner for about an hour and a half with Pompeo. The United States previously bl...More..

N. Korea will send official to NY
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

N. Korea will send official to NY

The Washington Post reported that the United States delegation to the Panmunjom meeting - in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea - was led by Sung Kim , a former USA ambassador to South Kor...More..

'Koinonia' means victory for wildcard entry at Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

'Koinonia' means victory for wildcard entry at Scripps National Spelling Bee

She'll be in eighth grade, which is the final school year that spellers are eligible. How would you do in the competition? This was Christopher's second straight year in the national bee, after winning the ...More..

China rejects
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

China rejects "ridiculous" US accusation of South China Sea militarisation

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lands in Kabul on March 13, 2018 on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. Cayetano's speech came as the US Navy sailed two warships within 12 nautical miles of China's ...More..

Moscow invites N.Korea's Kim to visit
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Moscow invites N.Korea's Kim to visit

That was a shift from last week, when Trump announced in an open letter to Kim Jong Un that he had made a decision to "terminate" the summit following a provocative statement from the North. South Korean media ...More..

Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: U.S
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: U.S

A spokesman for the ministry, Najib Danesh, said eight suicide bombers were involved in the attack, which began with a vehicle bombing outside the compound. "The attackers were not able to enter the ministry". ...More..

Russian journalist Babchenko alive, murder staged as Ukraine secret service operation
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Russian journalist Babchenko alive, murder staged as Ukraine secret service operation

Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian security service, revealed to the press Wednesday afternoon that Babchenko's death was an elaborate hoax that had been planned for months. Groysman added: "The killers ...More..

Police release body camera footage of violent beach arrest
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Police release body camera footage of violent beach arrest

An officer saw alcohol around Weinman, 20, on the New Jersey beach Saturday and had her twice blow into a breathalyzer. One of the officers tells her: "You're about to get dropped". Emily was then charged wit...More..

Hamas says Israel agreed to cease-fire after day of heavy fighting
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hamas says Israel agreed to cease-fire after day of heavy fighting

Targets included drone sheds, a rocket-making workshop and "military compounds", a military statement said . The attacks continued throughout Tuesday, triggering dozens of rocket sirens in southern Israel ...More..

Alberto remnants threaten Alabama after two killed in North Carolina
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Alberto remnants threaten Alabama after two killed in North Carolina

Alabama - Alberto , the first storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, spawned scattered flooding in Alabama as it weakened into a subtropical depression on Tuesday, a day after two journalists were kill...More..

China challenged United States ships in South China Sea
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

China challenged United States ships in South China Sea

Fox notes that not only has China used its airbase on Woody Island to land heavy bombers, but it has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system . The U.S. military does not comment on the specifi...More..

Trump hails release of American jailed in Venezuela for two years
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Trump hails release of American jailed in Venezuela for two years

Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a tweet. A lot of people told me that Holt was being held by the Venezuelan government for so long because they were kind of trying to justify this overall view that they ha...More..