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Trump urges inquiry into anonymous New York Times editorial

Trump urges inquiry into anonymous New York Times editorial Some of Trump's allies have suggested he subject top aides to polygraph tests or force them to sign sworn affidavits that could be used in legal proceedings. Mr Trump said it was an issue of "national security". In an interview with Fox News , Mr Trump said the author "may not be a Republican, it may not be a conservative, it may be a deep state person who has been there for a long tim... [Full Article...]

PM Imran seeks overseas Pakistanis help in overcoming water crisis

PM Imran seeks overseas Pakistanis help in overcoming water crisis The presence of the Indian Army in civilian areas of Kashmir led to human rights violations, said the Pakistan prime minister. "Democracy can not blossom without observing the democratic traditions in true spirit and without the strengthening of institutions", he was quoted as saying by Dawn newspaper. [Full Article...]

Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, 'politics of fear'

Former President Barack Obama , a day after delivering a stinging critique of President Donald Trump's years in office, will headline his first rally of the 2018 midterm elections on Saturday in Orange County, stumping with seven Democrats looking to turn their congressional districts blue in November. [Full Article...]

Trump inauguration photos edited to make crowd look larger

Trump inauguration photos edited to make crowd look larger And with President Trump running around calling everyone and everything "fake news", it's pretty rich that he leaned on the NPS so heavily for photos that would soothe his ego. The official got the impression that "President Trump wanted to see pictures that appeared to depict more spectators in the crowd", she told investigators. [Full Article...]

Korean leaders schedule third summit, envoy says

Korean leaders schedule third summit, envoy says Mr. Kim has not confirmed his attendance, but his participation would mark another major step in his efforts to bring Pyongyang out of worldwide isolation over its nuclear programme. Thursday, Chung told reporters about his talks with Kim. "He said he's pre-emptively taken steps necessary for denuclearization and wants to see these goodwill measures being met with goodwill measures", add... [Full Article...]

Egyptian court sentences 75 people to death over 2013 Islamist protest

Egyptian court sentences 75 people to death over 2013 Islamist protest Those receiving the death penalty included senior Brotherhood leaders Essam al-Erian and Mohamed Beltagi, as well as preacher Safwat Higazi. The head of the Muslim Brotherhood , Mohammed Badie, was sentenced to 25 years in jail in the same case. [Full Article...]

Death Toll From Japan Quake Doubles to 16, PM Says

Death Toll From Japan Quake Doubles to 16, PM Says By late Thursday, stores were closed and the city's streets were deserted. A magnitude 6.7 quake struck Japan's northern island of Hokkaido at about 3 a.m. "I've done everything I can but there is no way I can get out of Hokkaido", said Masahiro Torimoto, 49, who was scheduled to travel to Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, to take part in a national softball tournament. [Full Article...]

Pentagon, White House Confer on Military Options in Syria

Pentagon, White House Confer on Military Options in Syria The spike in violence came after Russian Federation, fellow regime ally Iran and rebel backer Turkey on Friday failed to immediately agree on a solution to avert an imminent government offensive. With the spike in Russian raids on Saturday, Moscow was aiming to put pressure on Ankara to agree to a deal for a regime takover of Idlib, according to analyst Nicholas Heras. [Full Article...]

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy It's really the flawless set of reactions to a speech in which Trump claimed that his ability to speak extemporaneously for an hour proves his mental health. "And I wasn't doing that because I wasn't enthusiastic and I wasn't happy with what he was saying". He said he and his friends were asked to wear Make America Great Again hats, but he declined. [Full Article...]

Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats

Win or lose, Kavanaugh confirmation fight defines Democrats The Democrats' best hope of stopping Kavanaugh - who could swing the court further the right for decades - would be branding him as a justice who might vote to overturn the ruling, attracting the votes of two Republican senators who support abortion rights. [Full Article...]

India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling

India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling Five Supreme Court judges struck down the colonial-era Section 377 on Thursday, a ban on gay sex that was rarely applied to consenting adults, but used to stigmatise the LGBTQ community. His judgement included transformative constitutionalism and the rights of LGBT community, Sexual orientation, Privacy and its concomitant aspects, Doctrine of progressive realization of rights, The litmus te... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Fiji

Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Fiji Its depth meant only light shaking was felt on the surface. The measure was revised downward from an initial magnitude 8.1 reading by USGS. No tsunami warnings were issued. [Full Article...]

Russian intelligence officers charged over Novichok poisoning in Britain

Russian intelligence officers charged over Novichok poisoning in Britain Prosecutors will not be applying to Russian Federation for the extradition of the two men, but a European Arrest Warrant has been obtained. Haley said at the UN Security Council briefing that the Brits "are providing us with a master class on how to stop the spread of chemical weapons". [Full Article...]

Homeless man in $400K GoFundMe fight was urged to dump lawyer

Homeless man in $400K GoFundMe fight was urged to dump lawyer Last week, an attorney working free for Bobbitt filed a lawsuit seeking a court order to take the funds out of the couple's personal bank accounts. A judge gave McClure and D'Amico until September 3 to hand over the remaining funds, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer . [Full Article...]

China demands Nauru apology over envoy

China demands Nauru apology over envoy During the meeting, Nauru obstructed China's delegation from speaking, so they lodged "stern representations" and walked out of the venue in protest, Hua said . "It's about the way they treated us, they're not our friends". "We're seeing a lot of big countries coming in and sometimes buying their way through the Pacific, some are extremely aggressive, even to the point that they tread all ove... [Full Article...]

CT mom suffers 'extreme' injuries after lighting dynamite she mistook for candle

CT mom suffers 'extreme' injuries after lighting dynamite she mistook for candle Home Depot was closed. The mother, who was home with her husband and two children, was the only one who was hurt during the "tragic accident", officials said. According to police, another device was found in the home. Police said it's preferable the lighting be battery operated, glow stick, or hand crank-powered, to avoid the risk of fire damage. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of tariffs on another $267 billion of Chinese imports

Trump warns of tariffs on another $267 billion of Chinese imports China said it is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60bn worth of U.S. goods if that happens. The tariffs proposed by the Trump administration would make certain Apple products like the Watch , AirPods , and chargers, more expensive. [Full Article...]

Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison Judge Randolph D Moss said the sentence could have been higher but he sensed "genuine remorse" from Papadopolous. "I saw him sitting in one picture at a table with me - that's the only thing I know about him", he said, an apparently reference to a March 31, 2016, campaign meeting that Papadopoulos and Trump attended. [Full Article...]

Trump Won’t Consider Mueller’s Obstruction Questions Until Later, Giuliani Says

Trump Won’t Consider Mueller’s Obstruction Questions Until Later, Giuliani Says Trump's comments echoed the message from his personal legal team, which has repeatedly expressed concerns that Trump could perjure himself if he sits down with Mueller. "It would be in written form and if you want to follow up on our answers, justify it", Giuliani said. "Show us why you didn't get there the first time", Mr. [Full Article...]

Off-duty Dallas officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man inside

Off-duty Dallas officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man inside Police say that after the officer reported that she had shot Jean, she told officers who arrived at the scene that she had mistakenly entered his apartment, thinking it was hers. "I jumped up, went to my door, looked out the peephole". They gave the man first aid and he was taken to hospital, where he later died. Authorities say the officer called dispatch to report the shooting. [Full Article...]


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