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Omarosa unveils new audio of Trump's call to her after firing

Omarosa unveils new audio of Trump's call to her after firing On the recording , Kelly says Manigault Newman could be facing "pretty significant legal issues" over what he alleged was misuse of a government vehicle. This post has been updated . "That is absolutely ludicrous and ridiculous", Mr. Gidley said, "The president runs this country". When asked if she broke the law, Giuliani said: "She's certainly violating national security regulations, which... [Full Article...]

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who criticized Trump in text messages, is fired

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who criticized Trump in text messages, is fired Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok prepares to testify before a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill July 12, 2018 in Washington , DC. [Full Article...]

Family of airline worker who crashed stolen plane 'shocked'

Family of airline worker who crashed stolen plane 'shocked' Ekrote said that the flight data recorder - commonly known as the airplane's "black box" - was burned but was otherwise intact. Alaska Airlines have vowed to "learn what we can from this tragedy" in order to prevent any future such incidents. [Full Article...]

Fight for Afghan city rages despite Kabul's claim of upper hand

Fight for Afghan city rages despite Kabul's claim of upper hand Local television station 1TV says the number of fatalities has risen to more than 100, but there is no official confirmation. The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident. Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell, a spokesman for US forces in Afghanistan , said American forces and USA attack helicopters flew in overnight. Nasir Ahmad Faqiri, a provincial council member, said only police and Afghan spy a... [Full Article...]

WWE legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63

WWE legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63 Neidhart started his pro wrestling career in Stu Hart's Stampede Wrestling promotion and eventually signed with the WWE in 1985. He made his wrestling debut in 1979 after training in the infamous Hart Dungeon under Stu Hart and earned his ring nickname, "The Anvil", after winning an anvil throwing contest. [Full Article...]

Man Who Took Plane Was ‘Warm’ And ‘Compassionate’, Family Says

Man Who Took Plane Was ‘Warm’ And ‘Compassionate’, Family Says The air traffic controller and a pilot tried to convince the man to attempt to land the plane - and to not attempt the aerobatic maneuvers - but were not successful. They may have cost him his life, but an airline employee's acrobatics in an empty propeller plane he stole in Seattle drew words of wonder from the head of the company where he'd worked. [Full Article...]

Lira extends slide as Turkey heads toward a financial crisis

Erdogan had on Saturday described interest rates as a " tool of exploitation ", in remarks unlikely to impress the markets. "Nobody should try to make us fall into this trap, we won't be fooled by this plot, nobody should get excited". It had already plummeted more than 20% last week as a political clash with the United States intensified and investors fretted about the Turkish government's lac... [Full Article...]

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul is dead

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul is dead In this old conversation with Shekhar Gupta on Walk The talk, Sir Vidia talks about his life, works and feuds with fellow writers. Paying tribute to his friend, who he said had been in poor health, Theroux said: "He also never wrote falsely". [Full Article...]

Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony

Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony After the oath-taking ceremony, the speaker will prorogue the NA session until August 15, when the new speaker and deputy speaker of the assembly will be elected. President Mamnoon Hussain will administer the oath to the prime minister after his election. Asad Umar is expected to get the key post of finance minister and Khan is also expected to appoint prominent businessman Abdul Razzak Dawood a... [Full Article...]

Turkish president: U.S. set deadline to release detained pastor

Despite his country's currency falling significantly, the Turkish President is adamant Turkey is not on the brink of an economic crisis, calling on citizens to exchange U.S. "You dare to sacrifice 81-million (in) Turkey for a priest who is linked to terror groups?" Brunson was arrested in October 2016 on charges of being an American spy and terrorist complicit in the failed coup attempt agai... [Full Article...]

President Trump On Harley-Davidson Boycott Plans: ‘Great!’

President Trump On Harley-Davidson Boycott Plans: ‘Great!’ A really bad move! According to The Times , many bikers are now turning against the company, placing their loyalty to the brand second to their loyalty to Trump. Trump announced earlier this year that significant tariffs would be imposed on aluminum and steel made outside the US, including allies such as the European Union. [Full Article...]

Erdogan tells US: Turkey will find new friends

Erdogan tells US: Turkey will find new friends The Turkish lira on Friday hit a record low following President Donald Trump's announcement he was doubling U.S. tariffs on Turkish metals. "It is wrong to dare bring Turkey to its knees through threats over a pastor", Erdogan said in the Black Sea town of Unye. [Full Article...]

Lavalin warns over Canada-Saudi human-rights standoff

Lavalin warns over Canada-Saudi human-rights standoff In recent days, Riyadh suspended diplomatic ties with Canada, expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its own envoy to Ottawa after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and her department criticized the regime on Twitter for its arrest of social activists, demanding their immediate release. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's SCOTUS confirmation hearing set, but Dems call it a 'mad rush'

Kavanaugh's SCOTUS confirmation hearing set, but Dems call it a 'mad rush' Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced on Friday that the Judiciary Committee will hold the confirmation hearings September 4-7. "He has a record of judicial independence and applying the law as it is written", Grassley said. Democrats say the Republicans are relying on the cherry-picked files being released primarily by Bush's lawyer, Bill Burck, who is compilin... [Full Article...]

In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife'

In wake of critical book, Trump calls Omarosa 'a lowlife' When asked about the discrepancy by Martin in the interview , Manigault Newman insisted Martin must not have read the book (she had) and pointed to a section at the very end of it. She quotes him saying, "No!" "He hated him. He never explained why, but now I believe it was because Obama was black". "Hearing it changed everything for me", she told NPR , according to the story, which was publish... [Full Article...]

US seeks release of jailed American pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkey

US seeks release of jailed American pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkey Meanwhile, Atlantic Council Middle East expert, Aaron Stein, claims Erdogan might have made an error in overestimating his importance to President Trump , adding that if Turkey denied the United States access to the Incirlik military base, with which the us has strategic interests, such a move would invoke the wrath of NATO allies. [Full Article...]

Space Force: New U.S. Military Branch Could Arrive by 2020

Space Force: New U.S. Military Branch Could Arrive by 2020 Space Force, a new military branch, but how would that agency differ from the Air Force Space Command, which already oversees much of the country's defense assets in space? Finally, the proposal recommends creating a Space Operations Force consisting of space technology and warfare experts. [Full Article...]

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens During an interview this summer, Kessler said he was still "coming to terms" with what happened at last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and said he apologized to the family of Heather Heyer , who was killed when a motorist drove his auto into a group of counter-protesters. [Full Article...]

Turkey's lira crisis: How bad can it get?

Turkey's lira crisis: How bad can it get? Earlier this week, a Turkish delegation returned from Washington with no movement on the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson , who is under house arrest in Turkey over terrorism charges. The latest escalation came as Turkey's Economy Minister Berat Albayrak , who is Erdogan's son-in-law and a trusted lieutenant, unveiled what was touted as a new economic plan, pledging Central Bank... [Full Article...]

Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week

Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week In their Saturday morning update, California National Forest stated that Holy Fire had grown to a staggering 21,473 acres and was 29 percent contained. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted. Before his arrest, Clark told a reporter he had nothing to with the fire. Residents living in the communities of Phelan/Pinon Hills are reporting heavy ash falling along with a stron... [Full Article...]


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