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Trump makes recount joke during turkey pardoning

Trump makes recount joke during turkey pardoning Past year the entire first family showed up to the pardoning including the First Lady Melania and her son with the president, Barron. The president's children from his previous marriages, Ivanka and Tiffany were also in attendance at the event. [Full Article...]

Taliban are 'not losing' says top USA military officer

Taliban are 'not losing' says top USA military officer The Taliban have long refused US demands to negotiate with the Western-backed government in Kabul, which the insurgents view as a puppet regime. A three-day meeting between the Taliban and the US special envoy for Afghanistan to pave the way for peace talks ended with no agreement, the militant group said a day after the diplomat declared a deadline of April 2019 to end a 17-year-long war. [Full Article...]

Presidency explains presence of Service Chiefs at Buhari's campaign launch

Presidency explains presence of Service Chiefs at Buhari's campaign launch Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq; and Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete, were reportedly among those present at the launch. The party also said that its primary objective and target from now, going forward was to deploy its Ward, local government areas, state and national structures to aggressively campaign in a very robust, vibrant and civilized... [Full Article...]

Melania forces exit of White House aide

Melania forces exit of White House aide Ricardel reportedly battled with the first lady's staff during her trip to Africa last month, and was believed to be the source of negative stories about Melania Trump , according to the Journal , which cited unnamed sources. The public demand by a first lady that her husband fire one of his staff members was extraordinary and perhaps unprecedented in USA history. "Bat shit insane but hardcore... [Full Article...]

Baby girl found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW, police say

Baby girl found on Gold Coast beach died in NSW, police say Police confirmed that though the body was found only 750 meters away from the main celebrations, it was not a schoolies attendee that reported the body. Sitting in sand dunes only metres from the surf, the shack made of dead wood and twigs was home to the baby girl, her two-year-old brother and their father, 48 and mother, 23. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyers submit president's answers in writing to Mueller questions

Trump lawyers submit president's answers in writing to Mueller questions Last week Mr Trump said he had answered the questions "very easily". Russian Federation also has denied collusion. In the tweet released on Sunday, Mr Trump misspelled Congressman Adam Schiff's (Democrat) name as "Schitt", apparently because the likely incoming House intelligence committee chairman had criticised the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker. [Full Article...]

Justice Dept: Judge's Ruling Blocking Asylum 'Absurd'

Justice Dept: Judge's Ruling Blocking Asylum 'Absurd' In response to the caravans , President Donald Trump has ordered the deployment of over 5,000 US Army troops along the border and hardened the asylum policies - something the DOJ and DHS argue he has every constitutional right to do. In recent days, administration officials have maintained that there is a crisis at the border and that abuses in asylum claims forced them implement new measures. [Full Article...]

Trump wanted to order prosecution of Clinton and Comey

Trump wanted to order prosecution of Clinton and Comey President Trump attempted to have two of his largest rivals prosecuted by the Justice Department but was discouraged by White House counsel, according to a report published on Tuesday. "Like any client, the president is entitled to confidentiality". A lawyer for McGahn told the Times that Trump "never, to his knowledge, ordered that anyone prosecute Hillary Clinton or James Comey ". [Full Article...]

Xi: Good neighborliness, friendship, cooperation 'only correct choice' for PH, China

Xi: Good neighborliness, friendship, cooperation 'only correct choice' for PH, China In a speech Tuesday in Malacañang, Xi said, "China and the Philippines are close neighbors with a thousand-year history of exchanges". Reps. Luis Raymund Villafuerte of Camarines Sur, Raneo Abu of Batangas, Johnny Pimentel of Surigao del Sur and Rodolfo Albano III of Isabela said they look forward to the long-term cooperation plan between China and the Philippines. [Full Article...]

Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in West

Possible Russian president of Interpol raises alarm in West They said his role in the Kremlin, heading the department that deals with Interpol requests, had seen numerous "politically motivated" decisions. Kim is now the acting president. But the Kremlin has hit back, suggesting the opposition amounted to election meddling, in an apparent dig at the probe into claims Russian Federation did precisely that during the 2016 US Presidential vote . [Full Article...]

Ivanka's emails: Democrats plan to apply the heat

Ivanka's emails: Democrats plan to apply the heat However, under the Presidential Records Act and Federal Records Act, government officials must forward any official correspondence to a work account within 20 days for preservation. The Washington Post first reported Ivanka Trump's email usage. Ms Trump's behaviour recalled Hillary Clinton's use of personal emails while secretary of state which led Donald Trump to label her "Crooked H... [Full Article...]

4 killed in shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital

4 killed in shooting at Chicago's Mercy Hospital Schepman said witnesses had told police of a possible fifth victim, a woman, who they thought might have been shot in the leg, but he said officers had been unable to locate her. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said at a press conference Monday night that the officer was not injured, adding that a squad auto was also hit by gunfire. [Full Article...]

Year-old strangled baby brother to death as dad shopped

Year-old strangled baby brother to death as dad shopped Adrian Dreshuan Middleton was charged Friday in the May 20 incident in Houston . Surveillance video footage showed Adrian spent nearly 90 minutes in the store before returning to the vehicle, which was when he noticed his daughter crying in the back seat. [Full Article...]

Caravan forces short-term shutdown on USA border as DHS boosts security

Caravan forces short-term shutdown on USA border as DHS boosts security Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan told Politico Monday. The lanes were closed so that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel could place "port hardening materials" in place, the agency said. US border inspectors are processing only about 100 asylum claims a day at Tijuana's main crossing to San Diego. On Monday, the USA closed off northbound traffic for several hours to install new securit... [Full Article...]

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and 2 flip-flops in its stomach According to USA Today , the whale washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops. In June, nearly 20 pounds of plastic bags and other plastic trash were pulled from the stomach of a pilot whale that died in Thailand, officials said. [Full Article...]

Killed, 80 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion

Killed, 80 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Afghanistan's capital on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people. The Islamic State group said it was behind two attacks in Kabul in August that killed dozens of people. [Full Article...]

The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction'

The truth about Donald Trump's Bin Laden 'prediction' Adm. William McRaven , the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, May 2, 2013. "Of course we should have captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did". According to fact-checking website Politifact.com , Trump's claim that he warned of the danger posed by bin Laden in his book written before 9/11 is "mostly false". [Full Article...]

Britain's top diplomat in Iran as USA oil sanctions back on

Britain's top diplomat in Iran as USA oil sanctions back on Hunt was also due to discuss Iran's role in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, and the ongoing cases of detained British-Iranian dual nationals. Zaghari-Ratcliffe is in custody in Iran on espionage charges. Nevertheless, senior Cuban foreign ministry official Rodolfo Reyes told AFP after talks with European Union officials that Havana was interested in the project. [Full Article...]

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the Royal Variety Performance

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend the Royal Variety Performance The expecting Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the show at the London Palladium on Monday evening. This year's event is hosted by actor Greg Davies, while there will be an array of performances by Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo, Take That, George Ezra, Rick Astley, and this year's Britain's Got Talent victor, The Lost Voice Guy. [Full Article...]

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala volcano erupts again

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala volcano erupts again A spokesman for Guatemala's disaster management agency Conred said it made a decision to evacuate the municipality of Escuintla and two other districts. In June, its explosive flows killed 194 people and left at least 234 missing, although organisations supporting nearby communities insist there are thousands missing. [Full Article...]


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