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European Union reportedly willing to scrap vehicle tariffs in trade deal with US

European Union reportedly willing to scrap vehicle tariffs in trade deal with US Investors feared US President Donald Trump would follow through on a June tweet that stipulated that if the European Union does not remove duties on US cars, then the US will have no choice but to impose a 20% tariff of its own. Such a move, hurting producers like Volkswagen's Porsche and Audi nameplates that don't have United States production, would raise the sticker price on cars shipped from... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria death toll lifted

Hurricane Maria death toll lifted The revised death toll is almost 50 times the previous estimate of 64. A Pennsylvania State University study put the number at 1,085. "I only hope they don't get hit again because they were hit by two in a row", Trump said. Repeated power cuts also led to an increased number of deaths from diabetes and sepsis. He said he could not order the government to do "that which in a humanitarian and ca... [Full Article...]

Iran Mulls Exiting Nuclear Deal Amid Sanctions

Iran Mulls Exiting Nuclear Deal Amid Sanctions Tensions were escalated further with the United States after the Supreme Leader also said Iran would not negotiate with "indecent and confrontational" officials over any new agreement. Separately, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said special prosecutors would swiftly deal with economic crime, including profiteering from foreign exchange and gold dealings, illegal imports of luxu... [Full Article...]

North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs

North Korea Still Making Cluster Bombs Details, including when, are still unclear. Since then, relations have cooled and a planned visit by the top USA diplomat to North Korea was scrapped last week because Trump said insufficient progress toward denuclearization had been made. [Full Article...]

Trump rally worker removed from future events after blocking lens of photojournalist

Trump rally worker removed from future events after blocking lens of photojournalist A photo of the incident, which went viral on social media after the rally, shows the unidentified volunteer stretching the back of his hand over the lens of the photographer's camera as he attempts to capture the moment. We're always happy to have President Trump in IN, but Hoosiers still want a senator who always puts them first before any politician or political party. [Full Article...]

Thousands line up in Washington to say goodbye to John McCain

At North Phoenix Baptist church, an estimated 3,500 mourners, including family, friends, 24 Senate colleagues, Arizona athletes and other dignitaries celebrated the life of a man who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, a United States representative, a six-term senator and a two-time presidential candidate. [Full Article...]

Rain falls as John McCain's casket escorted into Capitol

Rain falls as John McCain's casket escorted into Capitol As President Trump said yesterday, we respect his service to the country", Pence said . He then went on to extoll the virtues of the late Arizona Republican who died of brain cancer on Saturday at 81, choking back tears at moments and smiling in fond remembrance at others. [Full Article...]

Trump won't say if Sessions' job is safe after November

Trump won't say if Sessions' job is safe after November Wallace told Trace Gallagher this afternoon Sessions has clearly been a "punching bag" for Trump for a while now, so perhaps getting a small "reprieve" may come as temporary relief. Now it's being reported that the president is personally lobbying GOP senators to flip on his attorney general. He is a fine man. Some have said firing Sessions would be political suicide for President Trump. [Full Article...]

DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel'

DOJ official told lawmakers Russian Federation had Trump 'over a barrel' Ohr was told Sessions and Rosenstein did not want him in the post because it involved White House meetings, the sources told the AP. Later, a Justice Department official told Fox News: "It is unusual for anyone to wear two hats as he has done recently". [Full Article...]

Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work

Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work Patten pleaded guilty to violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), a federal law governing foreign lobbying, in federal court in D.C. on Friday. Patten appeared before U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who will oversee Manafort's upcoming trial. The law is aimed at promoting transparency about lobbying efforts in the United States. [Full Article...]

Blast kills leader of Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists

Mr Zakharchenko was born on June 26 1972 and joined the DPR's militia in 2014, when Ukraine was shaken by a series of violent riots and protests. The Security Service of Ukraine confirmed Zakharchenko's death and suggested that his death could be the result of internal criminal conflicts among militants, primarily related to the re-distribution of businesses seized in 2014-2018. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November

Mr Trump spent four days in the United Kingdom in July, having cancelled an earlier trip originally planned for February . A statement from the White House press secretary said he hoped to "renew the deep and historic ties" between the two countries. [Full Article...]

Amsterdam station: Suspect shot after double stabbing

Amsterdam station: Suspect shot after double stabbing It is not known at this stage whether the incident is terror-related. Police told Dutch media that the assailant's motive was unknown, and later tweeted that they were "looking at all scenarios". Police in Amsterdam shot and wounded a suspect following a stabbing at the city's busy central railway station. Amsterdam's Central Station is a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the D... [Full Article...]

Toronto Police investigate shooting at Yorkdale Mall

Toronto Police investigate shooting at Yorkdale Mall The TTC is bypassing Yorkdale Station at this time. Mall officials said stores that were locked down during the incident would remain closed until morning. "It definitely makes you think about safety in Toronto". The Toronto Transit Commission said subway trains are not stopping at the mall. After the shots rang out, a throng of panicked people forced themselves inside the office, looking fo... [Full Article...]

USA will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

USA will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees' Most are descendants of people who fled Palestine in the 1948 war that led to the creation of the state of Israel. Dave Harden, a former US Agency for International Development official, told Foreign Policy that the decision to cut UNWRA funding could embolden Hamas. [Full Article...]

United Nations watchdog: Iran is complying with nuclear deal

United Nations watchdog: Iran is complying with nuclear deal The language of the report was virtually identical, noting that Iran's production of enriched uranium continued virtually unchanged, and well within limits agreed to in the deal. The European Union is now working to finalize an economic package aimed at keeping Iran in the deal. With current brazen USA officials-who have unsheathed their swords against Iranians-what negotiations can we have? Mea... [Full Article...]

South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are set to meet next month in Pyongyang for their third summit. Last week, Mr Trump called off a planned trip to North Korea by Secretary of State Michael Pompeo after concluding there was not enough progress in talks aimed at denuclearising the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up'

Outrage after Trump-backed Republican says black rival will 'monkey this up' That's not going to work. "I think for Florida to move in that direction, we would have to do it as a confederation of states ". America's Newsroom host Sandra Smith released a statement in response to the backlash. "He's an extreme talent, " Trump said. On the Democrat side, voters preferred Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum , who was endorsed by Sen. The backlash against DeSantis nearl... [Full Article...]

Couple who raised $400k for homeless man ordered to turn over money

However, in a lawsuit filed by Bobbitt, he accused the couple of mismanaging a large portion of those donations. Bobbitt's attorneys appeared in a New Jersey Superior Court Thursday requesting a temporary restraining order that would bar the couple from spending any more money that was supposed to help Bobbitt "get through the rest of his life". [Full Article...]

Veteran UK Labour MP quits over anti-Semitism row

Veteran UK Labour MP quits over anti-Semitism row Field came under fire after defying the party's leadership and voting with the government on key Brexit legislation. He has quit the Labour whip over the leadership's handling of anti-Semitism allegations but wants to continue sitting as an " independent Labour" MP. [Full Article...]


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