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Trump hints at sacking Sessions

Trump hints at sacking Sessions For instance, he has called Sessions "beleaguered" and "weak" for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. In the construction of Trump and allies, there is a parallel galaxy of abuse and wrongdoing by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department, or Democrats, or both, that Sessions and Rosenstein are ignoring at the same time special counsel Robert Mueller ... [Full Article...]

Australia: Scott Morrison to replace ousted Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister

Morrison, the former treasurer under Turnbull, took over as leader of the Liberal Party , the senior partner in the conservative Liberal-National coalition. The alliance was rocked in 2016 when Trump learnt of a deal Turnbull struck with former U.S. president Barack Obama to resettle up to 1250 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru in the United States. [Full Article...]

Tibbetts’ death sparks controversies, experts say system easily exploited

Tibbetts’ death sparks controversies, experts say system easily exploited The police say that Rivera is in the country illegally - though this has been disputed by his lawyer - and that he presented fraudulent identification to his employer when he was hired. She added our immigration system "doesn't work". "There is much we can and must do". This prompted national media attention, thanks in large part to conservatives who used the situation to point out the costs... [Full Article...]

DNC Reveals Failed Attempt To Hack Its Voter Database

DNC Reveals Failed Attempt To Hack Its Voter Database Officials mistook the testing to be part of a malicious "phishing" effort to trick political workers into providing hackers with credentials for accessing party networks, DNC chief security officer Bob Lord said in a statement. Earlier this week, Microsoft said it had detected attempts by hackers tied to Russian intelligence, which targeted the Senate and conservative think tanks in the United... [Full Article...]

USA cuts aid to Gaza and blames Hamas

USA cuts aid to Gaza and blames Hamas The latest clashes came as the USA announced that it was cutting funding to the West Bank and Gaza . The status of Jerusalem has always been considered one of the "final status" issues to be decided in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. [Full Article...]

Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry

Cohen pleaded guilty this week to eight counts that included campaign finance violations stemming from hush-money agreements with two women, Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal , who say they had affairs with Trump. George said that the stories also involved Trump's ex-wives, and his current wife, first lady Melania Trump. As part of that probe, Cohen's offices were raided and investigators loo... [Full Article...]

Australia Gets A New Prime Minister

Australia Gets A New Prime Minister Morrison's victory marks the chance for a break from a decade of leadership clashes between Turnbull and Abbott in both government and opposition, but ideological divisions in the party over issues such as climate change, energy policy, immigration and even globalisation remain stark. [Full Article...]

22 children killed by air strike in Yemen

22 children killed by air strike in Yemen The coalition has come under increased pressure since an air strike killed more than 40 children this month. "This is the second time in two weeks that an airstrike by the Saudi-led Coalition has resulted in dozens of civilian casualties", Lowcock said. [Full Article...]

Catholic abuse scandal a 'cultural problem': Vatican

Catholic abuse scandal a 'cultural problem': Vatican Ireland today is a completely changed place and the Catholic church has been badly damaged by its sex abuse cover-ups against the backdrop of a general social shift towards more liberal values. An Alitalia flight carrying the pope, his entourage and the Vatican media corps touched down at Dublin airport just before 10.30am on Saturday for only the second papal visit to Ireland. [Full Article...]

Discovery of tunnel running from abandoned KFC kitchen to Mexico

Discovery of tunnel running from abandoned KFC kitchen to Mexico Lopez, who lives in Yuma, Arizona, had just driven away from the former fast food restaurant where he was seen lifting toolboxes out of the property. In 2016, a 792 metre-long tunnel was found by authorities in San Diego, California, also being used to transport illegal narcotics. [Full Article...]

Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading

Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading The same Specialized Criminal Court, which handles terrorism cases, sentenced firebrand Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr and seven other men to death for their role in Shia protests in the same province. Human rights groups have repeatedly raised concerns about the fairness of trials in the kingdom, an absolute monarchy governed under a strict form of Islamic law. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom tour operator removes guests from Egyptian hotel after couple dies

United Kingdom tour operator removes guests from Egyptian hotel after couple dies Holidaymakers were offered alternative hotels "as a precautionary measure" following the deaths of John and Susan Cooper, the tour operator said in a statement. I know so many people have been ill. What other concerns have been raised about the hotel? Nick Harris, a partner at law firm Simpson Millar who is representing the group, said his clients had reported becoming unwell after recent ... [Full Article...]

846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala CM

846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala CM Here's a detailed report on the latest situation in Kerala. Water levels are receding fast. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there was no shortage of food in the state as traders had stocked up ahead of Onam, the state's biggest festival which falls at the end of August. [Full Article...]

Uganda's Bobi Wine rearrested after release from military detention centre

Uganda's Bobi Wine rearrested after release from military detention centre Friends and relatives told the Guardian that Kyagulanyi, who campaigns under the slogan "people power", was left unable to stand after being beaten in detention. "This has backfired [against the government], many are demonstrating against Museveni", Joseph Ochieno, an African affairs commentator, told Al Jazeera. [Full Article...]

Global Positioning System 'don't have to stockpile medicines' for Brexit, says health secretary

Global Positioning System 'don't have to stockpile medicines' for Brexit, says health secretary The 25 published on Thursday cover everything from the movement of organs, blood and sperm to nuclear regulation. While the United Kingdom now has customs-free trade with the 27 other European Union countries, the documents say a no-deal Brexit would mean a much harder border. [Full Article...]

Abe, Trump speak about North Korea

Abe, Trump speak about North Korea A group of South Koreans tearfully bid farewell to their relatives in North Korea as they returned home following the first of two rounds of reunions of family members separated by the 1950-1953 Korean War. Cheong Wa Dae has downplayed the concerns, saying any steps it takes toward improving ties with the North are coordinated with the U.S. "How can you put down our supreme dignity?" Monday'... [Full Article...]

Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India

Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India Qureshi, while addressing media in his home city of Multan, had said yesterday that Pakistan has "solid evidence" against Jadhav and was hopeful of winning the case against him at the ICJ. Also, the foreign minister spoke of how the Khan-led government meant to use the overseas Pakistanis for the country's benefit. Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier said that his ... [Full Article...]

Some of Mollie Tibbetts’ family don’t want her death politicized

Some of Mollie Tibbetts’ family don’t want her death politicized Police officials said that security camera footage was "critical" in charging the illegal alien with first-degree murder in Tibbetts death. Rivera, a Mexican national, had been living in the country illegally for four to seven years, investigators said. [Full Article...]

US, China trade talks yield no major progress as tariffs bite

US, China trade talks yield no major progress as tariffs bite Treasury Under Secretary David Malpass and Chinese Commerce Vice Minister Wang Shouwen. The official Xinhua news agency said in a commentary on Thursday that China approached the latest round of talks in good faith, but that Washington remains vague about what it wants. [Full Article...]

The problem with Trump’s tweet about South Africa

The problem with Trump’s tweet about South Africa Hours later, Trump responded. In a statement , South Africa said it told U.S. Charge d'Affaires Jessye Lapenn it was "disappointed" over the failure to use available diplomatic channels. More than 70 percent of the land is still owned by the white minority, compared to 4 percent in the hands of black farmers. Still, Ramaphosa has voiced support for seizing land from white farmers . [Full Article...]


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