• Flake slams Trump's Justice Department attack
Flake slams Trump's Justice Department attack

Lawmakers also criticized Alphabet Inc's Google for refusing to send top executives to testify in the Senate on foreign efforts to influence USA politics, with just weeks before the November 6 congressional elections. The DOJ said it would meet with other unspecified state attorney generals . He has also repeatedly complained publicly and p...

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  • Pope seeks talks to avert Syria 'catastrophe'
Pope seeks talks to avert Syria 'catastrophe'

It bracketed HTS as a variant name for Al-Nusra Front. Turkey already considered the Nusra Front terrorists but the group rebranded itself in January 2017 and merged with other jihadist groups under the Levant Liberation Committee. Speaking during Angelus prayers, the pope urged the worldwide community and other actors "to make use of the instr...

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  • Navjot Singh Sidhu has a message from his friend Imran Khan
Navjot Singh Sidhu has a message from his friend Imran Khan

Referring to the era of 60s, the Prime Minister said that we expect civil servants to manifest same dedication, commitment and professionalism. During their talks, Khan said Pakistan places importance on its relations with Japan and that he hopes more Japanese firms will make inroads into his country.

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  • Toobin: Trump's attack against Sessions an 'impeachable offense'
Toobin: Trump's attack against Sessions an 'impeachable offense'

But in what is expected to be a charged debate over Sessions's successor - a debate likely to try even some Republican senators wary of Trump's maneuvers - tweets like the ones Sunday aren't exactly going to tamp down the idea Trump is searching for a political crusader to lead the DOJ.

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  • Officer-involved shooting at California Racetrack
Officer-involved shooting at California Racetrack

Many concert goers left following the shooting, but Ice Cube went on as scheduled. His medical condition was unknown, police told San Diego's FOX 5 . "In light of the circumstances that unfolded involving one individual with a gun, we take consolation in the fact that no patrons, officers or security personnel were injured in the incident", the De...

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  • Brazilian court bars Lula da Silva from running in presidential election
Brazilian court bars Lula da Silva from running in presidential election

Da Silva, serving a 12-year-sentence for corruption and money laundering, is the front-runner despite being in jail. His Workers Party registered him as its presidential candidate for the October vote anyway, saying he is innocent. Da Silva's left-leaning Workers' Party issued a statement vowing to appeal, but there appeared to be scant chance ...

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  • Chinese Billionaire Accused of Sex Misconduct Unlikely to Face Charges, Lawyer Says
Chinese Billionaire Accused of Sex Misconduct Unlikely to Face Charges, Lawyer Says

He was arrested shortly before midnight on Friday and was released just after 4pm on Saturday, according to Hennepin county sheriff's office. A Minneapolis police department spokesman declined to provide further details about the reasons for the arrest , adding authorities decided not to keep Liu in custody.

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  • Mutual interests to drive Pak-US ties forward: Foreign minister
Mutual interests to drive Pak-US ties forward: Foreign minister

Due to its failure to fight and reign in Islamists militants, the USA cancelled $300 million in aid to Pakistan . Mr. Faulkner noted that the 2018 Department of Defence (DoD) Appropriations Act, published on March 23, details $500 million was rescinded by the Congress.

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  • DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'
DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'

He argued she was paid a lot of money to gather opposition research on his campaign while she worked for Fusion GPS -the firm behind the discredited Steele dossier. Deripaska is a former business associate of Paul Manafort, who was convicted this month of financial wrongdoing charges related to his work for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine that p...

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  • Trump responds to leak of off-the-record comments in Bloomberg News interview
Trump responds to leak of off-the-record comments in Bloomberg News interview

Mr. Trump negotiated a trade deal with Mexico earlier this week , but has not made an agreement with Canada . But the hit predicted to the wallets of Canadian consumers is not just a product of the NAFTA negotiations, said Ciuriak, who once worked as deputy chief economist at Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Tra...

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  • Memorial service for Sen. John McCain at Washington National Cathedral
Memorial service for Sen. John McCain at Washington National Cathedral

Joe Lieberman and daughter Meghan McCain . It set a tone echoing her father's own passion. "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness — the real thing, not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly, nor the opportunistic appropriation of those who lived lives of comfort and privilege wh...

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  • United Nations fears chemical weapons in Syria battle with '10,000 terrorists'
United Nations fears chemical weapons in Syria battle with '10,000 terrorists'

Any offensive on Idlib could raise tensions with Turkey, which maintains observation posts around rebel territory as part of a "de-escalation deal" with Russian Federation and Iran, another ally of the Syrian government. Another provocation is being prepared in order to impede plans to carry out an anti-terrorist operation in Idlib ... There ...

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  • New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'
New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'

Greyhound said the Phoenix, Arizona-bound bus carried 49 passengers. State Police provided few immediate details about the incident on Interstate 40 near Thoreau, about 100 miles west-northwest of Albuquerque, including the number of dead and injured.

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  • Joe Biden’s Eulogy: ‘I’m a Democrat. And I love John McCain’
Joe Biden’s Eulogy: ‘I’m a Democrat. And I love John McCain’

Trump will fly to Charlotte for an event on retirement security at a fundraiser at one of his golf clubs Friday afternoon. The Arizona Department of Public Safety honor guard carries the casket of Sen. Trump and McCain never patched things up. In 2015, not long after Trump kicked off his presidential campaign, McCain condemned his hard-line r...

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  • Texas police seek mystery woman spotted in video with wrist restraints
Texas police seek mystery woman spotted in video with wrist restraints

On Wednesday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office announced that the woman is now safe and with family, saying that she is a "family violence victim", Click2Houston reported. They did not confirm why she was ringing the doorbells . After the mystery woman was identified and found safe yesterday, deputies revealed that the man who wa...

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  • French fishermen ‘endanger British mariners in scallop clash’
French fishermen ‘endanger British mariners in scallop clash’

She also criticised the response of the French authorities, saying there was "no evidence whatsoever" that they had taken action against the vessels. Normandy fishing chief Dimitri Rogoff said that the French vessels were indeed trying to stop the British from fishing in the waters, but just until the season got started again.

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  • Mattis signals that large-scale US-South Korea military exercises could restart
Mattis signals that large-scale US-South Korea military exercises could restart

But he added that if they did restart, the exercises would be "bigger than ever". It came a day after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Pentagon was not planning to suspend any more military drills, before appearing to backtrack on Wednesday by insisting "no decisions" had been made on the matter.

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  • Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain for devotion to country
Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain for devotion to country

Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate for N.C. District 9, thanked McCain for his work and said he was "at a loss for words" after hearing of the senator's death. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he would introduce a resolution to rename the Russell office building for McCain. That's standard procedure when a member of the Senate passes away.

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  • Donald Trump Won't Attend John McCain's Funeral, Says US Senator's Spokesman
Donald Trump Won't Attend John McCain's Funeral, Says US Senator's Spokesman

The message was released on Monday as a statement by McCain's longtime adviser Rick Davis , two days after the veteran Republican senator succumbed to a yearlong battle with brain cancer at the age of 81. Flags atop the two buildings were down at half mast after the senator's passing on Saturday and stayed so through Sunday as the country mourne...

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  • Pope silent on claim he ignored abuse
Pope silent on claim he ignored abuse

Pope Francis says he "will not say a single word" on a former archbishop's call for him to resign over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against a prominent cardinal in 2013. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. He was one of the highest-ranking church officials accused of sex abuse in a scandal that has rocked the 1.2 bil...

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  • John McCain rival claims pre-death announcement was a political ploy
John McCain rival claims pre-death announcement was a political ploy

Presidents and lawmakers from both parties - including those in Colorado - are honoring Sen. Senator John McCain , the Vietnam veteran turned senator and presidential candidate, has died at the age of 81 . Senator John McCain . But Trump, who in 2015 derided McCain's five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam by saying "I like people who wer...

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  • Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday
Malcolm Turnbull will quit federal parliament on Friday

Fellow WA MP Melissa Price, who is joining the front bench as Environment Minister, said she thought Ms Bishop left her tilt at the top job too late. One of the casualties was Labor's Julia Gillard, Australia's first female leader, who constantly battled misogyny and made global headlines for her fiery rebuttal of then Liberal opposition leader T...

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  • Trump hints at making ‘a big trade agreement with Mexico’
Trump hints at making ‘a big trade agreement with Mexico’

Reuters reports that disputes about auto rules have pushed talks into next week, but the U.S. and Mexico are seemingly closer to resolving other issues. Energy, the Journal reported, was left out of the original NAFTA when it came into force 24 years ago because Mexico's state monopoly on oil didn't allow private investment in the industry.

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  • Multiple Fatalities and Injuries Reported in Shooting at Madden Tournament
Multiple Fatalities and Injuries Reported in Shooting at Madden Tournament

But just as a game kicked off, real gunfire erupted. When the shots first rang out, witnesses said they thought it was a firecracker or balloons popping. In an interview after the win with former Buffalos Bills player Steve Tasker, Katz talked about his prowess. Johnson barricaded himself and some customers in the restaurant and grabbed two kni...

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  • China blasts Trump comments as ‘irresponsible’ | Lexington Herald Leader
China blasts Trump comments as ‘irresponsible’ | Lexington Herald Leader

However, the editorial called on the Trump administration to give up the "pointless military gamble" and enact the Singapore agreement that Trump and Kim agreed to in June. The US and China have been locked in a trade battle for months which again escalated this week, with a further round of tariffs imposed on each other's goods.

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