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Despite the cloud, here's your pictures of the 'blood moon'

Despite the cloud, here's your pictures of the 'blood moon' But supermoon eclipses can make the natural satellite appear even darker than it does during other total lunar eclipses . When the moon passes behind the shadow of the Earth, the sun's light is refracted and gives the moon its red appearance. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe election haunted by shock comeback of dictator Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe election haunted by shock comeback of dictator Robert Mugabe Auckland psychiatric nurse Stanley Makuwe, 46, says it's hard to know if the Zimbabwean election will be fair on Monday. The MDC Alliance rally was attended by its different leadership including supporters from beyond Zimbabwe's borders. Past elections under Mugabe were marred by violence and intimidation against the opposition and by alleged vote-rigging. Mr Mugabe had banned foreign election... [Full Article...]

Caught On Camera: Suspect On Top Of Moving Police Car In Texas

Caught On Camera: Suspect On Top Of Moving Police Car In Texas Two patrol cars were called as backup as Estrada's vehicle pulled over in an attempt to stop him making a getaway. Once the deputy pulled over, Estrada allegedly tried to flee but was "Tased" by an officer. The officer refused, and continued on as the prisoner climbed atop the auto. The deputy continued driving with the prisoner atop the vehicle until Wichita County police arrived. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal McCarrick

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Cardinal McCarrick The Pope has also ordered him to a life of "prayer and penance". In June, McCarrick was removed from ministry when a church review board found that he had been credibly accused of abusing a teenager early in his career, when he was a priest in NY. [Full Article...]

Arson Suspected in Deadly Greece Wildfires

Arson Suspected in Deadly Greece Wildfires Three of the cases are considered life-threatening. "Greece is going through an unspeakable tragedy", Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said as he appeared on TV to declare three days of national mourning. Greek authorities urged residents of a coastal region west of Athens to abandon their homes as a wildfire burned ferociously, closing one of Greece's busiest motorways, halting train links and... [Full Article...]

New Zealand Passes Bill To Grant Paid Leave To Domestic Abuse Victims

New Zealand Passes Bill To Grant Paid Leave To Domestic Abuse Victims The legislation would mirror a new law being introduced in New Zealand next year that gives abuse victims a ten-day entitlement to paid leave from work if they need it. She said: "We know women's economic situation is pivotal to her choices that decides what she can and can't do". Several lawmakers from the opposition National Party had initially pledge to support Logie's bill, but later with... [Full Article...]

Facebook bans Infowars' Alex Jones for 30 days -- but he's still streaming

Facebook bans Infowars' Alex Jones for 30 days -- but he's still streaming According to a report from CNET , Facebook banned Jones after it determined four videos on his pages violated its community standards. One of the four banned videos had even been marked as acceptable after a moderator reviewed it last month, according to TechCrunch . [Full Article...]

New Zealand's Acting PM Has Accused Australia Of "Copying" Their Flag

New Zealand's Acting PM Has Accused Australia Of While the flags both feature blue backgrounds, union jacks in the lefthand corner and the Southern Cross, they are not exactly the same. Winston Peters - a man whose name sounds like he has several crumbs on him at all times - has long taken umbrage with Australia and, much more specifically, is frosty about our respective nation's similar flags. [Full Article...]

Cohen: Trump approved 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Cohen: Trump approved 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians Michael Cohen is now apparently saying Trump knew, while Trump took to Twitter this morning to adamantly deny it. He went on to question Cohen's choice of retaining lawyer Lanny Davis, suggesting because of the decision that Bill and Hillary Clinton might have been behind Cohen's claim. [Full Article...]

China's Xi opens BRICS summit in South Africa

China's Xi opens BRICS summit in South Africa Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as part of multiple bilaterals scheduled on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Johannesburg even as local media reported that he had come close to pulling out of the summit . [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen says Donald Trump knew of Trump Tower meeting in advance

Rudy Giuliani called Michael Cohen a "pathological liar" in a heated respond to reports that Cohen had claimed that Donald Trump personally approved a meeting between his campaign staff and representatives of Russian Federation. In the tape, the two men discuss how to buy the rights to a former Playboy model's story of her affair with Trump. The leaked tape fuelled speculation over whether he is... [Full Article...]

Lawyer Says Trump Knew in Advance of Meeting with Russian

According to CNN , he's willing to be interviewed by special counsel Mueller about the matter. And speaking about Mr Trump's invitation to the White House, Mr Putin said he is "ready to go to Washington ". Trump Jr. told Senate investigators his father "wasn't aware of it". The jab about taxis refers to former Cohen business partner Evgeny "Gene" Freidman, known as New York's 'Taxi King, ' w... [Full Article...]

BriefOne Israeli dead and two wounded in stabbing attack north of Jerusalem

BriefOne Israeli dead and two wounded in stabbing attack north of Jerusalem Hamas' armed wing, the al-Qassam Brigades, said earlier Thursday that Israel "must pay a high price with its blood" making an apparent reference to the three killed Palestinians. The European Union condemned the attack, branding it "barbaric". Thursday's attack broke months of relative calm in the West Bank, which has seen only sporadic clashes between Palestinians and troops, and a marked dec... [Full Article...]

Heart of Yosemite park to close as crews battle blaze

Heart of Yosemite park to close as crews battle blaze Spokesman Scott Gediman says the valley - the heart of the visitor experience at the park - along with a windy, mountainous, 20-mile (32-kilometer) stretch of State Route 41 that is part of Yosemite will close beginning Wednesday at noon. The blaze has sent massive clouds of smoke into the park, spiking air pollution to unhealthy levels. "People are heartbroken", she said. "We've been through ... [Full Article...]

Rights of OFWs: Kuwait social media star stays unapologetic

Rights of OFWs: Kuwait social media star stays unapologetic A Kuwaiti social media star remained unapologetic over comments she made against new laws aimed at improving conditions for Filipino domestic workers , despite a backlash on the internet. "I consider all employees as equal human beings with equal rights that is of mine", she said. A spokesman for French perfume brand M.Micallef said his company was "shocked" by Alqattan's comments and would end... [Full Article...]

Homes destroyed and at least one dead in explosive wildfires

Homes destroyed and at least one dead in explosive wildfires The fire was just 25 percent contained. "When it hit, people were really scrambling", McLean said. "There was not much of a warning". Many fire crews turned their focus from the flames to getting people out alive. The National Guard will be joining state and local firefighters as the fire is spreading rapidly, scorching at least 28,763 acres as of Thursday evening. [Full Article...]

White House Defends Decision To Bar CNN Reporter From Open Press Event

I am ready for that. Putin went on to say Russian Federation was ready to greet Trump in Moscow. "I told him about this", Putin said at a news conference at an global summit in Johannesburg on Friday, referring to the possibility of a Trump visit to Moscow. [Full Article...]

Cohen Claims Trump Knew of Russian Offer of Hillary Dirt

Cohen Claims Trump Knew of Russian Offer of Hillary Dirt Cohen is ready to testify that he was present when the president was informed of an offer of material detrimental to Clinton ahead of the meeting, CNN said today, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Cohen is willing to repeat the stunning assertion to special counsel Robert Mueller , CNN reported Thursday night . 'He's certainly a source that is not credible, ' Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giu... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of separated parents potentially deported

Hundreds of separated parents potentially deported The filing Monday said the government has reunited 879 separated families, and 538 parents are cleared to reunite with their children and are awaiting transportation. Some parents said they thought they were signing paperwork that would, in fact, allow them to reunite with their children, according to their lawyers. [Full Article...]

White House under criticism for not allowing reporter to attend event

White House under criticism for not allowing reporter to attend event Shine and Sanders told her that "we're not banning your network". Collins had asked the question as a pool reporter during Trump's Oval Office photo-op with visiting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. "It can not stand", White House Correspondents' Association President Oliver Knox said in a statement . The move comes just days after the United States president said he was c... [Full Article...]


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