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Trump pays tribute to 9/11 'true heroes' in Pennsylvania memorial visit

Trump pays tribute to 9/11 'true heroes' in Pennsylvania memorial visit In a rousing pledge to the American people, Trump said he would do "everything in his power" to stop terrorists unleashing carnage in the US. Thousands of victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected at Tuesday's ceremony at the World Trade Center. [Full Article...]

Cohn: Woodward book inaccurately portrays 'my experience at the White House'

In the book, " Fear: Trump in the White House", Woodward reports that Cohn twice pulled paperwork off of Trump's desk that he was intending to sign to withdraw the United States from trade agreements. Dems can't stand losing. Because that's somebody who knows that I worked hard on this and tried to dig in and excavate what the reality was. Sanders wouldn't rule out a lawsuit against Woodw... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump cancels Ireland visit

Trump had been expected to visit Dublin, the Irish capital, as well as a golf course he owns in Doonberg, County Clare on Ireland's west coast. News of the cancellation was first reported by an Irish national newspaper, The Irish Independent . [Full Article...]

South Africans murdered a day - crime statistics

South Africans murdered a day - crime statistics That's how many South Africans are murdered, 57 a day. The number of homicides increased 7% to 20 336 - an average of nearly 56 a day - in the 12 months through March, the police service said in its annual crime statistics report on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Bishop Denies Rape Charge, Gets Firm Backing From Kerala Church

Bishop Denies Rape Charge, Gets Firm Backing From Kerala Church Brushing off the allegations levelled against the bishop as baseless, the congregation alleged that external forces are playing behind the nuns' protest. What does the police have to say? He added that no other nun had filed evidence against the bishop and that there was not of yet any scientific evidence to substantiate the rape charges. [Full Article...]

‘Fiction!’ Trump says he’ll write ‘real book’ in response to Woodward’s publication

Trump Jr. acknowledged that Republicans will struggle to maintain control of Congress in the midterms with a Republican in the White House, saying Democrats would take the House if the election follows precedent. Speaking with far-left Today Show co-host Savannah Guthrie, the legendary Watergate reporter sounded the alarm about how President Trump is jeopardizing national security and the e... [Full Article...]

Begum Kulsoom, wife of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, dies in London

Begum Kulsoom, wife of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, dies in London Sharif and his daughter Maryam Sharif are at present imprisoned in Rawalpindi jail. Confirming the news Sharif's brother and the head Pakistan Muslim League-N, Shahbaz Sharif, tweeted from his party's official Twitetr handle in Urdu, "My sister-in-law and the wife of Nawaz Sharif sahib is no more amongst us". [Full Article...]

More than 1 million to flee as Florence rips toward East Coast

More than 1 million to flee as Florence rips toward East Coast Florence rapidly intensified into a fearsome category 3 hurricane Monday and could strike a direct and unsafe blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a category 4, forecasters said. It's expected to strengthen through Tuesday before beginning to weaken. On its current track, the storm could make landfall around the Carolinas on Thursday or Friday. [Full Article...]

Alexandria woman kills husband in Walmart parking lot

Alexandria woman kills husband in Walmart parking lot When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 30-year-old man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest. Coutee Jr. said Giles slapped him during a custody exchange and then bragged about it to a friend they shared, saying "I$3 knocked the shit out of Thomas". [Full Article...]

Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh

Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh Liberal activists are crowdfunding to support Collins's next challenger, in hopes that the effort will also influence Collins to vote against Kavanaugh, New York Magazine reported . 5, 2018, on the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. The "die-in" was directed at Collins' upcoming vote on Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's administration closes Palestinian mission in Washington DC

Donald Trump's administration closes Palestinian mission in Washington DC The administration had told the Palestinians a year ago that closure was a distinct possibility unless they agreed to sit to down with the Israelis. He also reiterated calls for the ICC to probe "Israeli crimes" and vowed the Palestinians would not "succumb to USA threats and bullying". Two weeks ago, the USA said it was ending hundreds of millions of dollars of funding for the United Nations ... [Full Article...]

Egypt sentences 75 to death but photojournalist to be free ‘in days’

Egypt sentences 75 to death but photojournalist to be free ‘in days’ Procedures will now start for releasing Shawkan, 30, because he has already served more than five years in pre-trial detention, judicial sources said . Often the sentences are not carried out, but rights groups say hangings have increased in recent years, with dozens taking place each year. But, several cases were dropped against five people who had died while in prison. [Full Article...]

Scores detained in Russian pension protests

Scores detained in Russian pension protests Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the leader of United Russia and a Putin ally, told party activists on Sunday night he deemed the results "worthy" given the election campaign had taken place in what he called hard conditions. He said this was created to prevent him from leading Sunday's protests. Demonstrations against plans to raise the retirement age in Russian Federation - from 60 to 65 fo... [Full Article...]

Category 4 Hurricane Florence Threatens US With "Catastrophic Flooding"

At this statistical height of the Atlantic hurricane season , Florence was being trailed on east-to-west paths by Hurricane Helene near the Cabo Verde islands, and Tropical Storm Isaac. People also need to make sure their pets and elderly neighbors are taken care of. Last week, Hurricane Florence became the first Category 4 hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season. [Full Article...]

'Great fear' as Syrian regime bombs edge of rebels' last stronghold Idlib

'Great fear' as Syrian regime bombs edge of rebels' last stronghold Idlib The UN's new humanitarian chief warned Monday that a large-scale military operation against the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib could create "the worst humanitarian catastrophe" of this century. More than 3 million people live in the territory, almost half of them already displaced from fighting elsewhere in Syria. Rescuers remove the rubble to open a road amid the destruction caused by re... [Full Article...]

US to close Palestine Liberation Organization's mission in Washington

Bolton's speech will also announce Washington's plans to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) office over concerns that it is attempting to prompt an ICC investigation of Israel . Bolton's remarks will come months after ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda submitted a formal request to launch a probe into possible war crimes committed by the US and its allies during the 17-year-long war... [Full Article...]

Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US All Apple had to do to avoid import taxes was to rebuild all of its manufacturing in the U.S. "Start building new plants now", he tweeted. The two sides are still maintaining working communications after bilateral talks at the vice-ministerial level took place late last month in Washington, and any pressure the USA applies will be ineffective in its dealings with China , Gao said. [Full Article...]

Driver held after high-speed chase on Lyon airport runway

Driver held after high-speed chase on Lyon airport runway He was later detained. More than a dozen police cars and a helicopter pursued the fugitive over a distance up the wrong side of a motorway before he broke through security barriers at the Lyon-Saint-Exupery global airport. According to the Lyon local government, cited by the Associated Press, the male driver first drove the wrong way down a highway and crashed into a barrier at a small aerodrome... [Full Article...]

Anti-Government Protests Turn Violent In Basra, Iraq

Anti-Government Protests Turn Violent In Basra, Iraq At least 10 protesters have died in clashes with security forces since Monday, including three who were shot dead by security forces on Thursday night as protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails and set fire to a government building and offices of Shiite militias in the city. [Full Article...]

Trump has 4 or 5 suspects for op-ed writer

Trump has 4 or 5 suspects for op-ed writer Trump is arguing it is essential to USA national security to find out who the author is. Donald Trump is "closing in" on the identity of the anonymous New York Times op-ed writer, according to the Daily Express (via CNN ). Trump is also fuming that White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine has mishandled the messaging on the Woodward book. Some political observers ... [Full Article...]


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