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Pentagon: Remains from North Korea 'consistent' with Americans from Korean War

Pentagon: Remains from North Korea 'consistent' with Americans from Korean War Trump also thanked the North Korean leader for sending home the remains of the American soldiers killed during the Korean War, . and added that he looks forward to seeing him soon. It has taken longer than Washington had hoped, but a USA state department official says the process so far has been smooth. The remains returned by North Korea are possibly those of Army troops who fell in the bru... [Full Article...]

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking 3D-Printer Guns

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking 3D-Printer Guns Meanwhile, Defense Distributed agreed to block temporarily Pennsylvania residents from downloading the plans after state officials went to federal court in Philadelphia on Sunday (Monday NZT) seeking an emergency order. Trump tweeted that he has already spoken with the National Rifle Association about the downloadable directions a Texas company wants to provide for people to make 3D-printed gu... [Full Article...]

US officials raise alarm about election interference ahead of midterms

US officials raise alarm about election interference ahead of midterms Beyond Russian interference with social media campaigns to influence voters, lawmakers are increasingly looking at how to bolster election infrastructure in the states - even though Congress shot down a recent effort to boost federal funding for local and state systems. [Full Article...]

Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December

Former White House aide predicts showdown over border wall in December Tuesday, the president amped up his message that Democrats will somehow cause a government shutdown with tweets saying the disruption would be "a very small price to pay for a safe and Prosperous America!" Trump returned to the idea after a meeting at the White House last week with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., where they were said to h... [Full Article...]

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds Especially during the months of summer, California is subject to a whole season of wildfires, and a high number of fires often take place. At a separate news conference on Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown said the Carr Fire typified a "new normal" authorities are encountering, as large, extremely intense and swiftly spreading wildfires occur more often over a longer fire season. [Full Article...]

All clear given after SWAT scene at accused doctor killer's home

All clear given after SWAT scene at accused doctor killer's home A suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a prominent Houston cardiologist is the subject of an arrest warrant, Houston police said at a news conference on Wednesday. He also worked from 1995 through 2013 as a reserve officer for the same constable offices, according to records from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. [Full Article...]

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records

Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records Grassley said Wednesday. Republicans asked the National Archives and Records Administration last week if it could release thousands of documents relating to Kavanaugh's time in the White House Counsel's Office for Bush by August 15. Senate Republicans have yet to schedule a confirmation hearing for Kavanaugh. Democrats have branded the 53-year-old nominee, who would replace retired justice... [Full Article...]

Tinder murder suspect claims more killings

Tinder murder suspect claims more killings The couple ended up dating for six months, but their relationship turned sour as he slashed her tires and tried to strangle her in a park near her home in Inwood, New York. Drayton reportedly admitted to killing two people in CT, one person in the Bronx, and one person in Suffolk County, New York. NY investigators now have a wide-ranging investigation underway into Drayton that involves the NY... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Jeff Sessions Should 'Stop This Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now'

Trump Says Jeff Sessions Should 'Stop This Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now' On Tuesday night, Trump flew back from Florida with former aides who have stoked his anger and impulses in the past: current campaign manager Brad Parscale and former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. The defense of the president's comments come after he posted a series of tweets blasting the Russian Federation investigation. In an ingenious scheme to troll Mueller by giving him more evidence ... [Full Article...]

Hunt for cathedral raiders who seized Sweden's crown jewels

Hunt for cathedral raiders who seized Sweden's crown jewels The stolen items were on display at an exhibition in the cathedral. A spokesperson for the cathedral said that the alarm went off as designed, and security precautions were in place at the time, the Post said. Strangnas cathedral has been closed so that "technical examinations" can be carried out, a police statement added. Police said that the cathedral has been closed so "technical examinatio... [Full Article...]

Trump Retweets Video of Supporters Chanting 'CNN Sucks' at Reporter Jim Acosta

Trump Retweets Video of Supporters Chanting 'CNN Sucks' at Reporter Jim Acosta I'm very anxious that the hostility whipped up by Trump and some in conservative media will result in somebody getting hurt", Acosta wrote on Twitter. Does the White House support that, or not? I don't take questions from CNN . Earlier on Tuesday, he wrote that "the Fake News Media is going insane!" 'Well, we're a real network too, Mr. [Full Article...]

Ontario government defends cancelling basic income pilot project

Ontario government defends cancelling basic income pilot project Sherry Mendowegan, who was one of those in Thunder Bay receiving the supplements, said she has not received any communication from the government to advise her of the program's eventual cancellation and only learned about it from news reports and social media. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe election: Troops clash with opposition protesters

Zimbabwe election: Troops clash with opposition protesters But with that excitement came the dread that violence and alleged fraud, which for so long dogged elections during Mugabe's 37-year rule, might yet rear their heads again. Global observers have criticised the first election of the post-Mugabe era, saying that the ballot had... European Union observers said "a truly level playing field was not achieved" in the election, pointing out the "misuse... [Full Article...]

President Trump calls on Jeff Sessions to end Russian Federation investigation

Trump's renewed focus on calling for the end of the investigation also comes as his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was set to commence his second day on trial in a federal courthouse in Alexandria, Virginia. Democrats say Trump's tweet is evidence he is obstructing justice. Sessions, an early Trump backer, recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March 2017 as contr... [Full Article...]

Mamata Banerjee meets Gandhis amid NRC row, BJP hits out at them

Mamata Banerjee meets Gandhis amid NRC row, BJP hits out at them On her meeting with leaders of various political parties, she said, "We know every political leader". Banerjee said she briefed Sonia Gandhi also on the problems of those excluded from the National Register of Citizens in Assam. While addressing a conclave organised by Catholic Bishops Conference in Delhi, the West Bengal chief minister cautioned the BJP and said that politics of intolerance w... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions forms Religious Liberty Task Force to protect freedom of religion

Jeff Sessions forms Religious Liberty Task Force to protect freedom of religion Sessions claimed that the goal of this task force is to accommodate people of faith, but his explanation of its objective and his extensive anti-LGBTQ record suggest otherwise. He said the Department of Justice will remain in contact with religious groups across the country to continue to improve its policies and respect religious liberty. [Full Article...]

No reason to believe remains returned by North Korea are not American

No reason to believe remains returned by North Korea are not American USA officials during the first analysis were able to match the bodies to specific Korean War battles in the 1950s, but they have not yet been able to identify individuals, Byrd said , according to the news service. More than 400 caskets of remains found in North Korea were returned to the United States between the 1990s and 2005, with the bodies of some 330 other Americans also accounted for, acc... [Full Article...]

Manchester Arena bomber was rescued from Libya by Royal Navy in 2014

Manchester Arena bomber was rescued from Libya by Royal Navy in 2014 Salman Abedi, a British man of Libyan heritage, was among 110 Britons and their families evacuated by the ship HMS Enterprise and taken to Malta in August 2014, the Daily Mail newspaper said. MI5 agents were tracking Abedi's movements in Libya, but they removed him from their watch list one month before his rescue because of "mistaken identity". [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe Police Clash With Opposition Supporters as Zanu PF Wins Majority

Zimbabwe Police Clash With Opposition Supporters as Zanu PF Wins Majority Police fired tear gas and grabbed more canisters from an officer carrying them in a crate. Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change, Zimbabwe's primary opposition party, protest against alleged fraud by the election authority and ruling party Wednesday in Harare. [Full Article...]

Last six hikers rescued off Mount Rinjani

Last six hikers rescued off Mount Rinjani The two women ended up stuck on the mountain overnight, unable to get down the mountain until yesterday, as numerous trails and bridges had been destroyed. There have been more than 270 aftershocks after the initial powerful quake. Five Malaysian climbers have safely returned home following Sunday's powerful 6.4 magnitude quake that hit Lombok, Indonesia. [Full Article...]


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