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Australian church abuse victims welcome archbishop's resignation

Australian church abuse victims welcome archbishop's resignation Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was convicted in May of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest in the Hunter Valley region north of Sydney during the 1970s. "Philip Edward Wilson", the Vatican said in a statement. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's third highest ranking official, faces prosecution in Australia for historical child sexual off... [Full Article...]

Judge temporarily blocks download of 3D-printed plastic gun plans

Judge temporarily blocks download of 3D-printed plastic gun plans Eight Democratic attorneys general had filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to block the settlement. The issue arose in 2013 when Texas-based Defense Distributed published 3D printing plans online, resulting in about 100,000 downloads . But President Donald Trump didn't seem too concerned. "The Department of Justice made a deal without the president's approval", Sanders said. Politicians,... [Full Article...]

Special counsel Mueller wants to ask Trump about obstruction of justice

Special counsel Mueller wants to ask Trump about obstruction of justice People inside the White House said the burst of tweets reflected the anger Trump has aired privately for months, including about Sessions. "What is Michael Cohen going to tell them?" The most recent letter, they sent us a proposal, we responded to their proposal, they took about 10 days, and yesterday we got a letter back from them. [Full Article...]

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project The province will also wind down Ontario's Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) pilot project, which provided payments to 4,000 low-income people in communities including Hamilton, Brantford, Thunder Bay and Lindsay. Now, the family will have to go back to living day-to-day, Dean said, adding she won't be able to enrol in fall classes. "I know several girls that are working poor who have walked to wor... [Full Article...]

State Dept: North Korea Has Committed to Denuclearization

State Dept: North Korea Has Committed to Denuclearization Weeks later, sources said U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that North Korea actually increased its production nuclear weapons fuel in recent months, and plans to deceive the U.S. But experts say North Korea appears to be continuing its nuclear and missiles programs, and the two sides need to continue talks to nail down what steps will be taken first in the process. [Full Article...]

Trump under fire for latest demand to end Russian Federation probe

McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan have defended Mueller's investigation in the face of Trump's attacks but said they don't believe Trump would fire the special counsel. Jackson tonight told Wolf Blitzer , "I am of the view that it is not at all obstruction of justice". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , a Trump appointee, appointed Mueller to the case. [Full Article...]

Manchester Arena bomber was saved by Royal Navy in Libya

Manchester Arena bomber was saved by Royal Navy in Libya The suicide bomber responsible for killing 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert was reportedly rescued by the British Royal Navy from the Libyan civil war three years before the atrocity. Until a month before his rescue, Abedi was being monitored by United Kingdom security forces. Salman Abedi, born to Libyan parents, was thought to have been on holiday in Libya in August 2014 when fighting bro... [Full Article...]

Assam NRC: Amit Shah asks opposition whether Indians have no rights

Assam NRC: Amit Shah asks opposition whether Indians have no rights When inquired about his view on references to Bangladesh vis-à-vis illegal migrants despite enjoying good ties with India, he said, "No". But it has sparked fears of a witch hunt against Assam's ethnic minorities. "These are irritants", she said. Claiming no credit for it, Bhuyan said the NRC update is a homage to the martyrs of the Assam agitation (1979-1985). [Full Article...]

More than 500 hikers evacuated from Mount Rinjani after Lombok quake

More than 500 hikers evacuated from Mount Rinjani after Lombok quake At least 16 people were killed in the quake and more than 330 were injured. Tipatai Phusit, a hiker from Thailand , who was on top of Mount Rinjani when the quake hit, tolD CNN said he saw a number of people hit by rocks and debris. [Full Article...]

Kaos helped rescue quake survivors. His poisoning has unsettled Italy

Kaos helped rescue quake survivors. His poisoning has unsettled Italy In Italy, poisoned the dog that rescued people after the natural disaster in Amatrice in 2016. Kaos, a German shepherd, and his owner Fabiano Ettore were among the first to arrive at the hilltop town of Armatrice in central Italy after a 6.2 magnitude quake caused untold devastation. [Full Article...]

Tommy Robinson: This is about procedure, not free speech

Tommy Robinson: This is about procedure, not free speech The far-right activist, from Luton, was not present for the ruling in London and was released from his 13-month sentence being served at Onley Prison, near Rugby just before 15:30 BST. The former English Defence League leader had been detained in May for allegedly broadcasting on Facebook details of an ongoing trial subject to reporting restrictions. [Full Article...]

Deadly Northern California fire destroys more than 1K homes

Deadly Northern California fire destroys more than 1K homes The mandatory evacuation area is North of the Lake-Sonoma-Mendocino County Line, east of Highland Springs Road, South of the Lake and West of Bottle Rock Road and Clear Lake State Park. To the east, another blaze Tuesday night raged through grassy cattle lands near Yuba City, covering more than 1 1/2 square miles (4 square kilometers) in a few hours. [Full Article...]

The 38 most stunning lines from Donald Trump's Florida speech

The president's comments saw him branded out of touch on Twitter, with one user called Gayla writing: 'You need an ID to buy groceries? A White House spokesman did not immediately respond to questions about when the billionaire president last bought groceries or anything else himself. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe election: Troops clash with opposition protesters

Zimbabwe election: Troops clash with opposition protesters His eagerness to tweet at all hours drew comparisons with President Trump, although as a qualified lawyer and product of Zimbabwe's once excellent school system his grammar was better. We've more votes than ED. It said it had observed several problems, including media bias, voter intimidation and mistrust in the electoral commission, adding that there was an "improved political climate, but ... [Full Article...]

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, who told him not to tell jurors that "the evidence will show" that the allegations against Manafort are true. An FBI agent who participated in the raid previous year on Paul Manafort's Virginia condo testified on the second day of the trial for the former Trump campaign chairman. [Full Article...]

Zanu PF in landslide victory

Zanu PF in landslide victory One person was shot dead near a bus rank, witnesses at the scene told a Reuters photographer. The opposition Movement for Democratic Change has told reporters that Mr Chamisa is "shocked" by the events in Harare. It called for transparency in the release of results. "The electoral commission failed to meet the mark in a number of ways and the election failed to meet the mark in a number of way... [Full Article...]

Tommy Robinson wins appeal over contempt sentence, will be released

Tommy Robinson wins appeal over contempt sentence, will be released Robinson did not attend court but witnessed his appeal hearing via videolink. He declined to comment to the media about his release. He was sentenced to 13 months in prison after streaming on Facebook Live an ongoing court trial where reporters were banned from tweeting or recording. [Full Article...]

CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally

The CNN reporter feared that the increased hostility toward the media could end in "somebody getting hurt". He continued: "We should not treat our fellow Americans this way. Kaitlin Collins was barred from a press event in the Rose Garden July 25. The reporter pressed: No one was being violent toward Acosta at the rally, he said, and Acosta wasn't broadcasting state secrets. [Full Article...]

Trump calls on US attorney general to end Russia probe 'disgrace'

Trump called Mueller's probe "a awful situation" that should be stopped "before it continues to stain our country any further". The New York Times reported last week the Mueller team was examining negative tweets and statements by Trump about Sessions and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . [Full Article...]

Trump Boosts DeSantis, Scott Ahead of Florida GOP Primary

The comment came as Trump was haranguing the crowd at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall about what he said was the need to prevent voter fraud by requiring voters to present photo ID before being allowed to cast a ballot in United States elections. [Full Article...]


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