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Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced The revelation this week that former White House assistant Omarosa Manigault Newman was offered a high-paying job on Trump's re-election campaign in return for signing a nondisclosure agreement was the clearest demonstration yet of how a slot in the Trump orbit is being used to take care of loyalists - and protect against potential liabilities. [Full Article...]

Troops to see ‘biggest pay increase’ in a decade

Troops to see ‘biggest pay increase’ in a decade The bill will introduce thousands of new recruits to active duty, reserve and National Guard units and replace ageing tanks, planes, ships and helicopters with more advanced and lethal technology, Trump said . Separately, the NDAA authorizes spending United States dollars 7.6 billion for 77 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets, made by Lockheed Martin Corp. "The restriction comes as President Tru... [Full Article...]

Several injured following shooting at Walmart near Philadelphia

Several injured following shooting at Walmart near Philadelphia Police say Jones was eventually taken into custody with the help of other officers. A suspect being held on $1 million bail following a shooting at a Walmart in Cheltenham that left five people injured told a judge on Wednesday that he thinks he has mental issues. [Full Article...]

Harry Uzoka murder: Model guilty of stabbing fashion rival to death

Harry Uzoka murder: Model guilty of stabbing fashion rival to death And, it appeared that both men came prepared for a brawl. The two men began verbally duking it out on social media, with Uzoka calling Koh a "fake" and warning him to stop being a copycat and trying to cozy up to his friends, Britain's Mirror said . [Full Article...]

Taliban raid on Ghazni, Afghanistan, leaves 150 civilians dead

Taliban raid on Ghazni, Afghanistan, leaves 150 civilians dead The explosion initially set off gunfire from Afghan guards in the area, leading to assumptions that there were more attackers but all indications were that only one bomber was involved. With parliamentary elections due on October 20, the government had been bracing for more attacks in Kabul and other cities, even while hopes of peace talks with the Taliban had been fuelled by a three day truce d... [Full Article...]

New air quality app maps OR wildfire smoke dangers

New air quality app maps OR wildfire smoke dangers The agency rates air quality with four factors from " Good " to " unhealthy ". But Metro Vancouver noted that, as the region transition into the next weather pattern, the winds changed to a northwest flow, and by late evening last night (Sunday), smoke was again measurable throughout the region. [Full Article...]

Fentanyl used to execute Nebraska inmate, in a first for U.S.

Fentanyl used to execute Nebraska inmate, in a first for U.S. Prior to the execution, Nebraska had 11 inmates on death row, which ranks among the nation's smallest. Fresenius Kabi filed a lawsuit to stop the execution - saying the state of Nebraska hadn't obtained the potassium chloride legally. For some relatives of Moore's victims, that was far too long - and they hope his name and crimes will finally vanish from headlines. Ricketts recently said he ... [Full Article...]

Australian politicians condemn call to ban Muslim migration

Australian politicians condemn call to ban Muslim migration Mr Anning, a northern Queensland hotelier, called for a nationwide vote to decide whether Australians wanted "wholesale non-English speaking immigrants from the third world". "You may have your grievances on what Fraser Anning has said, don't direct them at me", she added. Hanson joined the condemnation, telling the Senate she was appalled by Anning's speech. [Full Article...]

India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi

India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi Taking a dig at the previous governments, Prime Minister said that if his governmnet worked at the same pace as theirs it would have taken decades to make critical commodities, like electricity and toilets, available across villages of the country. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses

Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses The trial is the first to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but it does not relate to any allegations of Russian election interference or possible co-ordination with the Trump campaign. Prosecutors allege Manafort knowingly misled banks about his income in order to secure personal loans he needed to fund a lavish lifestyle and to service debts including hundreds of thousa... [Full Article...]

China rejects allegations of detaining million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang

China rejects allegations of detaining million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang Because previous statements about the camps have come from NGOs and journalists, experts say such remarks from the United Nations, seen as a neutral observer, will enable countries to raise the issue of Xinjiang with China, issue public statements, or discuss the possibility of sanctions. [Full Article...]

Catholic Church covered up child abuse by 300 U.S. priests

Catholic Church covered up child abuse by 300 U.S. priests The church in Chile has most recently been rocked by accusations of a wide-scale cover-up of child abuse during the 1980s and 1990s. For weeks, though, many Catholics in the United States had been warily waiting for the Pennsylvania grand jury's report , especially as bishops in the state began publicly releasing the names of accused clergy in an apparent attempt to preempt some of the ... [Full Article...]

US Provided "Intelligence" And Bomb Used In Massacre Of Yemeni Schoolchildren

US Provided According to Andrea Prasow, deputy Washington director for Human Rights Watch, Saudi investigators had cleared coalition military officials of legal responsibility in virtually all investigations the JIAT had conducted. "U.S. military support to our partners mitigates noncombatant casualties, by improving coalition processes and procedures, especially regarding compliance with the law of armed c... [Full Article...]

Videos show the shocking aftermath of the Genoa bridge collapse

Videos show the shocking aftermath of the Genoa bridge collapse One Italian official told ANSA that 30 to 35 cars and three trucks were on the Morandi Bridge when it collapsed. The disaster occurred on a highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on the eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday, Ferragosto, and traffic would have been heavier than usual as many Italians travelled to beaches or mountains. [Full Article...]

Hippo attacks leave 2 dead, 1 hurt near Kenyan lake

Hippo attacks leave 2 dead, 1 hurt near Kenyan lake Already, six people have been killed by hippos near the lake this year. It is reported higher than normal water levels were causing hippos to wander from the lake on to nearby farms and hotel properties searching for pasture. The newborn baby hippo walks with its mother Maruska in their enclosure at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic on February 24, 2016. Kilo, who is also an honorary warden,... [Full Article...]

Pentagon Chief Mattis Defends his Reversal on Space Force

Pentagon Chief Mattis Defends his Reversal on Space Force The U.S. will meet the emerging threats on this new battlefield, he said , and carry on the cause of liberty and peace into the next great frontier. "Our competitors have begun weaponizing space ", Trump warned troops at Fort Drum in NY state, as he signed a National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Defendants arrested at New Mexico compound to be released

Defendants arrested at New Mexico compound to be released The prosecutors provided more details about the accusations during a court hearing Monday in which they asked that Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and four other defendants be held pending trial on child abuse charges. Taylor, the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, testified that the older boy that he interviewed told him that Siraj Ibn Wahhaj held repeated rituals at the compound in which he read from the Q... [Full Article...]

Vancouver's air quality unhealthy for sensitive groups

According to Berkeley Earth , PM2.5 is the most damaging form of air pollution likely to be present and is often linked as contributing to heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, and respiratory infections, among other diseases. Winds Tuesday afternoon could help clean the air. People with underlying health conditions are told to avoid strenuous exercise until the advisory is lifted. [Full Article...]

5 states sign pact for shared use of Caspian Sea

5 states sign pact for shared use of Caspian Sea According to the new convention, which experts call the "constitution" of the Caspian Sea, its surface remains in common use, and the bottom and subsoil are divided into five sections by agreement between the countries. Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov greeted the deal enthusiastically as his country wants to send gas to markets in Europe via a long-planned Trans-Caspian underwater pipe... [Full Article...]

Former Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Reacts To Westminster Terrorist Incident

Former Mayor Of London Boris Johnson Reacts To Westminster Terrorist Incident Britain is on its second highest threat level of "severe", meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. Britain's government will host a session of its emergency committee to address the attack. "Our priority now is to formally establish the identity of the suspect and establish his motivation if we can, he is not currently cooperating". Basu said the suspect's vehicle was not... [Full Article...]


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