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Despite Donald Trump's Tweet, Ford Won't Make Hatchback In US

Despite Donald Trump's Tweet, Ford Won't Make Hatchback In US But in a statement, Ford said it would "not be profitable to build the Focus Active in the US", given forecast yearly sales below 50,000. "Exciting!" Trump said in the tweet. The United States has already imposed 25 percent duties on $50 billion in Chinese goods. "We hope, instead, that you will reconsider these measures and work to find other, more effective solutions that leave the USA economy a... [Full Article...]

US, Venezuela Officials Meet Secretly For Nicolas Maduro Coup

US, Venezuela Officials Meet Secretly For Nicolas Maduro Coup The New York Times has said the meetings took place over the a year ago, but came to nothing when it was decided not to stage a coup, after Washington refused to lend material support to rebellious Venezuelan officers. A National Security Council spokesman in remarks to AFP, said that: "US policy preference for a peaceful, orderly return to democracy in Venezuela remains unchanged". [Full Article...]

A steady stream of insane from the White House

A steady stream of insane from the White House While Woodward does not name his sources, he says he spoke with many people now or formerly working for Trump, discussing not just the president's personality but also major policy debates regarding North Korea and Afghanistan. The senior official admits that there have been some positive steps taken by the administration (deregulation, tax reform etc), but hastens to add that these achievements h... [Full Article...]

Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

Pence: I'm confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column The two writings chronicle how Trump's presidential authority is allegedly being checked by his own administration officials, who reportedly view him as amoral, behaving erratically and perhaps unsafe to national security. But he declined to say whether he believes all top officials should be made to do the same, saying it was a decision for Trump to make. Some of the officials featured in the... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence strengthens as residents warned to prepare

Hurricane Florence strengthens as residents warned to prepare The storm is moving west at 6 miles per hour. Hurricane Florence is moving slowly, but steadily, toward the U.S. East Coast, and its latest forecast path takes it directly toward the Carolinas. The US navy has ordered ships at its Hampton Roads, Virginia base to put to sea, saying "the forecasted destructive winds and tidal surge are too great to keep the ships in port". [Full Article...]

Sweden: Exit poll projects mixed voter message in election

Sweden: Exit poll projects mixed voter message in election The results were largely in line with the conventional opinion polls tracked by Reuters in the run-up to the election but well below some online surveys that had predicted the Sweden Democrats could become the largest party. The Sweden Democrat's Akesson has labeled the vote a choice between immigration and welfare in election campaign that has been unusually antagonistic. [Full Article...]

May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister Mr Baker said he hoped the party would emerge from the conference "united around the idea that we can either leave having accepted the European Union offer or we have to leave with nothing agreed ". He said: "We have managed to reduce the great British Brexit to two appalling options: either we must divide the Union, or the whole country must accept EU law forever". [Full Article...]

Paris knife attack leaves 7 wounded

Paris knife attack leaves 7 wounded Authorities were trying to determine if the attacker, who was arrested, is among the seven injured. Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. Evidence is shown on the street in downtown Paris where seven people were wounded in a knife attack on September 10, 2018. A source close to the investigation told Le Parisien that so far there... [Full Article...]

Iraq parliament to convene for emergency session to discuss Basra protests

Iraq parliament to convene for emergency session to discuss Basra protests Eighteen security personnel were also injured. "They are here for their demands such as water and electricity", one protester said, according to Rudaw . Iraq's parliament has meanwhile called for an emergency session on Saturday to discuss the unrest at the request of populist cleric Moqtada Sadr, whose bloc won the largest number of seats in the May polls. [Full Article...]

ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar The court's announced the unprecedented decision in a statement , saying the court was able to investigate Burma's leaders despite the country not being a signatory of the court. It is due to deliver its full report to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on September 18. The Nobel laureate has received widespread criticism for being complicit in the military's brutal crackdown. [Full Article...]

At least 21 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least 21 killed in South Sudan plane crash The plane crashed by a river and bodies were recovered from the water. Overloading of planes is common in South Sudan, and this was believed to have contributed to the crash of a Soviet-era Antonov plane upon takeoff in Juba in 2015 which left 36 people dead. [Full Article...]

Former President Obama delivers speech at University of IL

Former President Obama delivers speech at University of IL Obama also addressed Trump's tone-deaf comments past year, when the president claimed that there were " some very fine people on both sides " during the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that saw white supremacists squaring off against anti-racism protesters. [Full Article...]

Pence denies discussing plan to remove Trump from power

Pence denies discussing plan to remove Trump from power His press secretary also called on the official, whose identity is still unknown, to resign. " They get up every day and are dedicated, just as much as I am, to advancing the president's agenda and supporting everything". The op-ed's release was followed by a slew of denials by top Washington officials, including Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSunday shows preview: White H... [Full Article...]

Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration

Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration If the exit poll results carry over to the official count, the far-right Sweden Democrats - led by Jimmie Akesson - would be the second-largest party in parliament. The parliamentary election being held on Sunday (today) will be Sweden's first since the government in 2015 allowed 163,000 migrants into the country of 10 million. [Full Article...]

Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed The release of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times from a senior Trump administration official slamming the USA president has White House staffers, political pundits and journalists racing to try and uncover the writer's identity. "And making fun of him as a 'dumb Southerner.' How does it make you feel as a Trump voter?" See Pat's scathing response to the interview in the clip above. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence 'never' part of 25th Amendment conversation, he says

Mike Pence 'never' part of 25th Amendment conversation, he says The vice president declined to speculate on whether someone had purposely inserted the word "lodestar" into the New York Times op-ed to set him up, telling Wallace simply, "I wouldn't know". But he declined to say whether he believes all top officials should be made to do the same, saying it was a decision for Trump to make. Mr Trump has said the Justice Department should investigate and unm... [Full Article...]

Trump administration plans to sidestep limits on detaining immig

Trump administration plans to sidestep limits on detaining immig For decades, because of those restrictions, many parents and children caught trying to slip into the country have been released into the USA while their asylum requests wind their way through the courts - a practice President Donald Trump has decried as "catch-and-release". [Full Article...]

Mnangagwa’s victory can not be disputed, says Mugabe

Mnangagwa’s victory can not be disputed, says Mugabe She said she now prayed for Mnangagwa as he was now the country's new leader whose ascension to power was "God's Plan". Two ministers of state were also appointed in the offices of the vice presidents. Former Olympic swimmer Kirsty Coventry, 34, was named sports minister. "We would want to grow, modernize and mechanize our economy". Among the heavyweights who fell by the wayside are Patrick ... [Full Article...]

More than 200 arrests at the Kavanaugh hearings

More than 200 arrests at the Kavanaugh hearings Susan Collins' office during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Booker declared his intent to "knowingly violate" the rules, considering it an act of "civil disobedience", as the third day of confirmation hearings opened Thursday. [Full Article...]

Four Wounded, One Dead, in Shooting at Alabama McDonald's

Four Wounded, One Dead, in Shooting at Alabama McDonald's Magnolia Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a 20-year-old male from Tuskegee, Alabama , killed by gunfire. The fourth wounded victim was a 21-year-old male Auburn University student from Hilton Head, South Carolina. [Full Article...]


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