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Trump Slams Twitter for Allegedly ‘Shadow Banning’ Prominent Republicans

Trump Slams Twitter for Allegedly ‘Shadow Banning’ Prominent Republicans Twitter said it ranks tweets and search results because it is most useful when it's immediately relevant and that the ranking models take many signals into consideration to best organize tweets for timely relevance. "The profiles, Tweets and discussions about these accounts do appear when you search for them". Twitter outbursts from Donald Trump have become commonplace since his election w... [Full Article...]

Texas inmate being transferred gets atop moving patrol car

Texas inmate being transferred gets atop moving patrol car When the officer refused, Estrada allegedly climbed out the window and onto the roof of the patrol auto! The entire incident was captured on video shot by Jennifer Mustain and later posted to Facebook. The officer refused, and continued on as the prisoner climbed atop the auto. According to authorities, Estrada was wanted in Abilene on charges of aggravated robbery, evading arrest and methamph... [Full Article...]

Burglar wakes up couple to ask to use their Wi-Fi network

Burglar wakes up couple to ask to use their Wi-Fi network Officers determined the suspect had climbed into the home after cutting a screen covering an open window in the side yard. As soon as the masked intruder was out the door the man called the police, and the person seeking access to their Wi-Fi network was arrested and identified as a 17-year-old minor. [Full Article...]

Prominent US cardinal resigns over abuse claims

Prominent US cardinal resigns over abuse claims Pope Francis directed Cardinal McCarrick to observe "a life of prayer and penance until the accusations made against him are examined in a regular canonical trial". The pope appears to "understand the gravity of the situation and further harm to the Catholic church's status", he said in a telephone interview. "The relevant point is that he is no longer a cardinal", a Vatican spokesman, Greg Burk... [Full Article...]

Colombian cartel places $7,000 bounty on talented police dog

Colombian cartel places $7,000 bounty on talented police dog The German shepherd called Sombra, which means " shadow " in Spanish, has helped to intercept nearly ten tonnes of cocaine , with a street value of about $500 million, being shipped by the Urabeños drug cartel from ports on the Caribbean. The dog was transferred to work at Bogota airport to protect its life. "Sombra the German shepherd has become the terror of criminal organizations, " a recent... [Full Article...]

3 women paid ‘hush money’ for Trump relationships, Avenatti says

3 women paid ‘hush money’ for Trump relationships, Avenatti says Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti said the emails provided more evidence that the arrest was politically motivated. On Cohen's motion for the gag order, Cohen's attorney, Brent Blakely, accused Avenatti of engaging in a deliberate campaign against Cohen, impacting his ability to get a fair and impartial trial. [Full Article...]

Trump Mueller investigation: President’s tweets ‘under investigation’ in Russian Federation probe

Trump Mueller investigation: President’s tweets ‘under investigation’ in Russian Federation probe Donald Trump Jr . and special counsel Robert Mueller III were spotted just feet away from each other on Friday morning at Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport , Politico reports. Mueller reportedly examining Trump's tweets... The New York Times reports that Rudolph Giuliani , Trump's lead lawyer, has rejected the interest in the president's tweets as desperation. [Full Article...]

Putin returns the favor and invites Trump to visit Moscow

Putin returns the favor and invites Trump to visit Moscow Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he wanted U.S. President Donald Trump to be his guest in Moscow, an idea that the White House welcomed despite lingering criticism over the Helsinki summit . Both Trump and Putin have said they are determined to improve relations. "I am ready to go to Washington", Putin said. In the past, Putin has noted that those promises included better tie... [Full Article...]

Remaining cult members in 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo subway executed

Remaining cult members in 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo subway executed The two others were convicted in other crimes, including the 1989 murders of an anti-Aum lawyer and his wife and 1-year-old baby and a 1994 sarin attack in the city of Matsumoto in central Japan , which killed seven people and injured more than 140. [Full Article...]

In Kabul terrorist attack

In Kabul terrorist attack Most of the victims were NDS officers, spokesman Stanikzai said. The Tuesday rocket attacks injured seven, no one has still claimed responsibility for it and Kabul security bodies have not explained the issue yet. The Vice President had returned to Kabul after an exile of more than one year. But the insurgents refused the government's request to extend their three-day ceasefire, launching ... [Full Article...]

Fix Irish border or face hard Brexit, EU lawmakers warn May

Fix Irish border or face hard Brexit, EU lawmakers warn May The British government has so far failed to offer a "workable" backstop plan to avoid Brexit border frictions in Ireland and must do so now if the European Parliament is to endorse a smooth transition out of the EU, lawmakers warned on Friday. [Full Article...]

Muslim worshipers, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem's Temple Mount

Muslim worshipers, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem's Temple Mount According to al-Dibs, the Israeli authorities sealed al-Aqsa Mosque with iron chains and prevented Palestinian worshippers from entering it. "Fifteen Palestinians were reportedly injured, including three mosque guards", he added. Palestinians say a visit to the site by right wing Israeli politician Ariel Sharon sparked the second intifada, or uprising, in 2000, though Israel disputes this. [Full Article...]

Trump Predicts 9 Percent Growth, Budget Surplus by End of Presidency

Trump also seemed to back down on his trade threats this week, after a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Some economists think full-year growth in gross domestic product could hit 3 percent in 2018 for the first time in the almost decade-long recovery, a prospect that became more likely following Friday's strong numbers. [Full Article...]

Trump open to Moscow visit if Putin formally invites him

President Donald Trump had to travel by motorcade to Joint Base Andrews Thursday after the White House announced a "bad weather call" on a attractive sunny day in Washington, D.C. Veselnitskaya had said she was offering information about rival Hillary Clinton from the Russian government aimed at helping Trump to victory. Gidley says, "It had nothing to do with the content of the question". [Full Article...]

Jewish newspapers 'stand united' against Corbyn over anti-Semitism definition

Jewish newspapers 'stand united' against Corbyn over anti-Semitism definition Shadow chancellor John McDonnell felt Dame Margaret had "misunderstood" Labour's new code of conduct . "Jeremy was deeply upset because, when you have someone haranguing you in that way, of course it's upsetting". They say the party must sign up to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of anti-Semitism. "Jeremy is as committed to that as anyone else within our party ... [Full Article...]

Smuggling could boom after Brexit if Ireland imposes tariffs, warns Lord Trimble

Smuggling could boom after Brexit if Ireland imposes tariffs, warns Lord Trimble On Wednesday, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said Britain and Ireland are "going to remain very close" despite the "challenges" faced between the two governments. We all have an obligation to make sure that doesn't happen. "The negative implications of a no-deal Brexit are very significant for Ireland and the UK". [Full Article...]

Scores dead as wildfires tear through tourist resorts near Greek capital

Scores dead as wildfires tear through tourist resorts near Greek capital A firefighter seen trying to extinguish a fire coming from a building. Fast paced wildfires swept through the town of Mati , trapping people in cars and on the edge of cliffs as others were forced to jump off to survive. But a friend's elderly mother did not make it, he said, and is missing. Fire department spokeswoman Stavroula Malliri said the search for further potential victims continued. [Full Article...]

Zealand With Bill Giving 10 Days Leave to Domestic Violence Victim

Zealand With Bill Giving 10 Days Leave to Domestic Violence Victim She said it would also help to protect victims from abusers, who often stalked them at work or tried to sabotage their careers. "This is a win for victims, a win for employers, and a win for society", she added. New Zealand has passed a law granting victims of domestic violence paid leave. Some members of parliament opposed to the bill argued that the move would put huge pressure on small and ... [Full Article...]

New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag

New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag The only clear difference is that the Australian version also has six white stars, while New Zealand's has a constellation of four red stars. The failed referendum cost New Zealand $US17 million, The Washington Post reported . More New Zealanders are now in immigration detention in Australia than people from any other country. It the past two weeks Mr Peters, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dut... [Full Article...]

Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians, Cohen source to CNN

The news comes as federal investigators have subpoenaed one of the Trump Organization's top executives, chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg, as part of the investigation into Cohen. He said that since Trump cut ties with Cohen, the NY attorney has felt "reckless" and inclined to do "down and dirty things" like his release of a private taped conversation with Trump to Chris Cuomo, a CNN anc... [Full Article...]


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