Former Presidents Barack Obama & Bill Clinton Remember Senator John McCain

Our hearts and prayers are with you! McCain denounced Trump for among other things his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders the senator described as foreign "tyrants", reports Reuters . The strained relationship between Trump... More..

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Pope silent over claims he covered up sex abuse scandal
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Pope silent over claims he covered up sex abuse scandal

Church officials of covering up the case of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired archbishop of Washington D.C. The letter was released to the National Catholic Register and other outlets, and po...More..

Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump Asks His Top Diplomat Not To Visit North Korea Now

Reporters also spotted Andrew Kim, a top CIA Asia official who has traveled with Pompeo to Pyongyang , heading into the West Wing on Friday. "This is not an issue that can exclusively be decided by our gover...More..

White House flag back at full staff after McCain's death
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

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

Navy pilot who was captured during the Vietnam War and was held for five years at the Hoa Lo Prison-known colloquially as the "Hanoi Hilton"-by the communist North Vietnamese, announced last week that he woul...More..

Malcolm Turnbull: Australian ex-PM 'to quit parliament'
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull: Australian ex-PM 'to quit parliament'

Mr Morrison said he had wanted Ms Bishop to stay on as foreign minister but accepted her decision to step aside. Ms Bishop, 62, was deputy Liberal leader for more than a decade but she only received 11 vote...More..

President Trump is 'flipping' out over plea agreements and immunity deals
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

President Trump is 'flipping' out over plea agreements and immunity deals

He noted that last week federal prosecutors secured a guilty plea from longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen and granted immunity to the Trump Organization's chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg ...More..

US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

Tributes to McCain, meanwhile, poured in from other world leaders and statesmen including former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. As he wished, McCain will be buried next to a Naval Academy classmate...More..

Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida

National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch on Sunday called for an end or adjustment to gun-free zones in the wake of a shooting at a Jacksonville, Fla. Graham and Levine are seeking the office ...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

White House flag flies at full-staff as nation honors John McCain

Republican Senator John McCain , who endured years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before coming to Washington - has died after a battle with brain cancer at the age of 81. Mr. Obama, who defeated McCain...More..

Hurricane dumps rain on Hawaii, 5 rescued from flooded home
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Hurricane dumps rain on Hawaii, 5 rescued from flooded home

On the Big Island , where a hurricane warning was earlier issued by the NWS, more than 12in (30cm) of rain fell on Thursday. And on Saturday, a new threat also emerged: two bush fires broke out on Maui, fan...More..

Mass Shooting at 'Madden NFL 19' Tournament in Florida
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Mass Shooting at 'Madden NFL 19' Tournament in Florida

Sheriff Mike Williams said authorities had yet to identify the suspect who attacked the video football tournament, which featured the game " Madden NFL 19 ". The suicidal shooter who took aim on a pro-gaming...More..

Pope to hold giant mass in Dublin as abuse victims rally
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Pope to hold giant mass in Dublin as abuse victims rally

Varadkar cited the recent Pennsylvania grand jury report, which found 300 priests had abused more than 1,000 children over 70 years in six dioceses, in urging Francis to "ensure that from words flow actions". ...More..

Pakistan disputes United States account of Khan and Pompeo call
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Pakistan disputes United States account of Khan and Pompeo call

Mohammad Faisal said in a tweet as quoted by the Express Tribune . He also mentioned Khan's July 26 victory speech, in which the former cricketer-turned-politician had said that his government would like l...More..

Zimbabwe's Top Court to Rule Friday on Presidential Election Challenge
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Zimbabwe's Top Court to Rule Friday on Presidential Election Challenge

The MDC had accused the ruling ZANU-PF party and the election commission of rigging the July 30 vote, Zimbabwe's first poll since the ousting of Robert Mugabe previous year. After Mugabe's ouster, his ruling ...More..

Australian government moves to adjourn Parliament as PM Turnbull's leadership looks doomed
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Australian government moves to adjourn Parliament as PM Turnbull's leadership looks doomed

Ms Bishop, a former corporate lawyer, who been a loyal supporter of Mr Turnbull, is set to contest the party's first three-way leadership ballot since December 2009. The vanity and hypocrisy that he's always ...More..

Kim Jong UN acknowledged the lag of medicine, Korea
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Kim Jong UN acknowledged the lag of medicine, Korea

Touting Bolton as a "tremendous friend of Israel [and the] American-Israel alliance", Netanyahu praised the Trump administration for moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and "get [ting] out of the bad Iran d...More..

Trump's options narrowing as investigations close in
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump's options narrowing as investigations close in

Mark Warner, the senior Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, warned that any attempt by Trump to use his presidential powers to pardon Manafort or interfere in Mueller's probe "would be a gross a...More..

Trump spews falsehoods about Mueller probe in morning Twitter rant
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump spews falsehoods about Mueller probe in morning Twitter rant

Days after giving the green light for his White House counsel to testify in the Russian Federation probe, President Donald Trump says he's concerned any statement he himself makes to special counsel Robert M...More..

Killing of Iowa woman stokes USA immigration debate
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Killing of Iowa woman stokes USA immigration debate

He says that comments by senior government officials, including President Donald Trump , have presumed his client is guilty and media coverage is highlighting those comments. Authorities had been looking for T...More..

Over 2 million Muslims kick off annual hajj pilgrimage
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Over 2 million Muslims kick off annual hajj pilgrimage

After sunset, they moved on foot, by bus and in trains to the rocky plain of Muzdalifa to gather pebbles to throw at stone columns symbolising the devil at another location called Jamarat on Tuesday, which ma...More..

White House Counsel Has Spoken to Mueller for 30 Hours
by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

White House Counsel Has Spoken to Mueller for 30 Hours

John Dean also took to Donald Trump's favorite medium, responding to the president's comments. Apparently Trump's attorneys did not realize until a Saturday Times story the duration of McGahn's full coo...More..

by | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

The alert is the result of smoke from Canadian wildfires drifting across the region. Puget Sound-area residents should avoid vacuuming for up to a week as they wait for the wildfire smoke that has again d...More..

Taliban take at least 100 hostages despite ceasefire with Afghanistan president
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Taliban take at least 100 hostages despite ceasefire with Afghanistan president

The Taliban have been at war with the US -backed Afghan government for nearly 17 years, and have stepped up attacks in recent years, seizing rural districts and carrying out major assaults against security forc...More..

More bodies found as water recedes in Kerala, outbreak of diseases feared
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

More bodies found as water recedes in Kerala, outbreak of diseases feared

On Saturday, fisherman Jaisal KP, a 32-year-old resident of Tanur, rescued three stranded women - one with an infant - in the Malappuram area. Rescue teams, including military personnel, have stepped up effor...More..

'Truth isn't truth' Giuliani philosophizes, defending Trump
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

'Truth isn't truth' Giuliani philosophizes, defending Trump

On Monday, he tried to clean it up. Former FBI Director James Comey sent out a tweet Sunday that "Truth exists and truth matters", apparently in response to a statement by President Donald Trump's lawyer ...More..

Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'

Last December, she was let go from the role by Chief of Staff John Kelly . There's thirty assistants to the president right now. Manigault Newman has had an intractable relationship with the Black community,...More..

India flood death toll jumps to 357
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

India flood death toll jumps to 357

Heavy rains over the past eight days triggered flooding, landslides and home and bridge collapses, severely disrupting air and train services in Kerala state, a popular tourist destination with scenic landscape...More..

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Kabul
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Iran Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Kabul

The Afghan Army prioritized transporting captured ISIS fighters to Kabul over re-supplying one of its bases in the northern Faryab province that the Taliban had been besieging for weeks. Amaq said the attacke...More..

Turkey, Russia come closer amid common tension with US
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Turkey, Russia come closer amid common tension with US

As China.org writes in an article " Turkey, Russia come closer amid common tension with US ", Russia hopes that a reasonable approach will prevail in worldwide relations and countries will return to a depolitic...More..

Former National Security Officials Blast Trump over Security Clearance Revocations
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Former National Security Officials Blast Trump over Security Clearance Revocations

Meanwhile, the statement by former Central Intelligence Agency directors and deputies was quickly pulled together Thursday by George Tenet, who served as Central Intelligence Agency director in the Bill Cli...More..

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive'
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Recording: Omarosa offered $15000 a month to be 'positive'

This recording was of Lara Trump , Eric Trump's wife, talking with Omarosa about the possibility of joining the Trump re-election campaign with a salary of $15,000 per month. This past Sunday, Manigaul...More..

Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

Caretaker law and information minister Ali Zafar represented Pakistan at the former Indian PM's funeral. It was during Vajpayee's prime ministership in 2000 that India and Russian Federation institutionalised t...More..

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister, passes away
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister, passes away

It was in India's relations with Pakistan where Vajpayee's influence may last the longest. In the days after the pogrom, Vajpayee said he could not understand how Hindus could burn women and children alive, s...More..

Bin Laden Raid Commander Challenges Trump to Revoke Security Clearance
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Bin Laden Raid Commander Challenges Trump to Revoke Security Clearance

Two of the signees - Clapper and former CIA Director Michael Hayden - have appeared on a White House list of people who may also have their security clearances revoked . Sanders, however, denied during the...More..

Vienna named as best city in the world
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Vienna named as best city in the world

Lagos ranked 138 out of the 140 cities considered for the ranking. The provincial capital of Sindh and Pakistan's commercial hub, Karachi has been ranked among the world's least liveable cities by the Econo...More..

Peter Strzok firing reaction from praise to ire
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Peter Strzok firing reaction from praise to ire

Texts between the two included their observations of the 2016 election and criticism of Trump. He said that Comey "ultimately...made the decision to change that wording" after a "legal discussion of the use of ...More..

Manafort won't testify in fraud trial
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Manafort won't testify in fraud trial

Mueller has been tasked with investigating those allegations, as well as possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Those witnesses included Manafort's former deputy, Rick Gates , who testified for two an...More..

Khamenei Rejects Trump Talks Offer, Chides Govt Over Economy
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Khamenei Rejects Trump Talks Offer, Chides Govt Over Economy

Khamenei, who has the final say in Iran's most important political decisions, said that as demonstrated in the 2015 nuclear deal, his country will only enter into negotiations in the position of strength "so th...More..

Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Donald Trump's show of military strength Photogallery

The White House has officially banned the government use of hardware made by Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei , including smartphones, routers, and similar devices. "After years of devastating cuts, we're no...More..

by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Donald Trump Responds To N-Word Accusations In Typically Grown-Up Manner

The audio release comes a day after Manigault Newman released audio she said was of her firing by Kelly inside the White House Situation Room. The Trump campaign and Lara Trump declined to comment...More..

Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

In the tome, " Under Fire ", the veteran journalist - who had been pals with Omarosa since the latter worked for Al Gore in the '90s - says that Omarosa texted her after she got engaged to John Allen Newma...More..

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for 'national battle'

Erdogan on Saturday repeated a call to Turks to help support the lira to win what he described was a "war of independence". The weakened currency's value has helped increase inflation and anxious global inves...More..

Punjab Confirms Navjot Singh Sidhu's Invite For Imran Khan's Swearing
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Punjab Confirms Navjot Singh Sidhu's Invite For Imran Khan's Swearing

Both Sidhu and Dev were contemporaries of the cricketer-turned-politician and had played several matches against Khan's Pakistan cricket team. "I really hope and appeal that we have a really lovely relationsh...More..

Two officers among four dead in New Brunswick shooting
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Two officers among four dead in New Brunswick shooting

Gaudet said police entered the shooter's apartment in the residential area of the city north of downtown, and arrested a 48-year-old man. Image: Brookside Drive, where the shooting occurred. Earlier on Friday...More..

Ben Shapiro offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez $10,000 to appear on his show
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Ben Shapiro offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez $10,000 to appear on his show

Other GOP candidates are Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Sen. Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's ...More..

Johnson faces investigation over burka comments
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Johnson faces investigation over burka comments

The Conservative party's website says suspension of membership or expulsion from the party is among the ultimate options open to its board on the conclusion of a code of conduct investigation . "And although...More..

Rescuers struggle to reach cut-off villages after deadly Indonesia quake
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Rescuers struggle to reach cut-off villages after deadly Indonesia quake

Oxfam said more than 20,000 people were in temporary shelters and thousands more were camping out in the open. On Wednesday, rescue workers with heavy machinery resumed searching through the rubble of homes, ...More..

North Korea condemns new United States sanctions
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

North Korea condemns new United States sanctions

Three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of United Nations resolutions in a fresh sign of loosening sanctions, South Korea's customs agency said on Frid...More..

Witness recounts how Manafort lied to get bank loans
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Witness recounts how Manafort lied to get bank loans

He also has repeatedly made comments that some legal experts said may prejudice the jury against the prosecution. That's important to prosecutors, who need to not only prove Manafort skimped on paying milli...More..

Dorsey Says InfoWars' Alex Jones Hasn't Violated Twitter's Rules
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Dorsey Says InfoWars' Alex Jones Hasn't Violated Twitter's Rules

Infowars broke the app stores top 10 in the news category on Tuesday, edging out CNN, Fox News and The New York Times apps. Facebook unpublished four InfoWars branded pages for "repeated violations of ...More..