Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

95-year old former Nazi labour camp guard deported to Germany 95-year old former Nazi labour camp guard deported to Germany

On Monday, the last known Nazi collaborator living in the USA was arrested and wheeled from his home in Queens, New York . Speaking on the deportation, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Palij had no right to become a U.S. "Palij's removal send...

Eid al-Adha: Everything you need to know Eid al-Adha: Everything you need to know

The holiday is the first of four days when Muslims sacrifice meaningful things to them, typically sheep, cows, chickens and goats, which they slaughter, cook and share with family, friends and the poor. The prayers which began at around 6 am were hea...

Afghan leader declares Eid truce with Taliban Afghan leader declares Eid truce with Taliban

They have warned they will be releasing 500 prisoners, including some Afghan security forces. This comes after Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday evening announced a three month conditional ceasefire starting Monday. The militant le...

British woman survives after fall from cruise ship British woman survives after fall from cruise ship

Kay claims she fell overboard on the cruise ship Norwegian Star . She had reportedly spent the night drinking and left her handbag and passport on board the 92, 000-ton ship as it headed to Venice, Italy. She declined to tell reporters how she fel...

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth' Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani: 'Truth isn't truth'

After repeating the claim twice during a CNN interview, Giuliani said hours later that he was just repeating what he'd been told by reporters and that the alleged pre-meeting session "never happened". This is obviously very high level and sensiti...

Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial Manafort Judge Reveals He's Been Threatened During Trial

They are anxious that the jury, having heard the evidence, may not render the "right" verdict, i.e., the one that helps the Democratic Party. The judge's comments come after a number of news outlets requested he publicly release the names of the ju...

Qatar extends Rs 34.89 cr aid for flood-hit Kerala Qatar extends Rs 34.89 cr aid for flood-hit Kerala

Navy personnel airlift people to safety during a rescue operation at a flooded area in Paravoor, in the Indian state of Kerala, on August 18, 2018 . The Cabinet Secretary directed that there should be proper coordination and distribution of the re...

Mueller recommends Papadopoulos be sentenced to up to 6 months in prison Mueller recommends Papadopoulos be sentenced to up to 6 months in prison

The court filing Friday states that Mueller's team is "aware that the defendant and his spouse have participated in several additional media interviews concerning his case". Papdopoulos was "explicitly notified" of the seriousness of his interrogat...

Trump nixes $92M military parade, blames DC for high cost - USA Trump nixes $92M military parade, blames DC for high cost - USA

Critics say that when the Pentagon is struggling to cover the expenses of training, support and personnel, the government shouldn't be spending millions on an unnecessary display of troops and weapons. According to Mattis, he has only seen "premature...

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

The report , published online Saturday, said McGahn was encouraged by the White House to discuss the firing of former FBI Director James Comey , Trump's desire to fire Mueller and his frustration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions over recusing...

Female accused in Jong-nam murder trial told to enter defence Female accused in Jong-nam murder trial told to enter defence

Siti Aisyah is brought into court by Malaysian police officers. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Ong) Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, left, is escorted by police as she arrives at court for allegedly killing Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's ha...

Italy mourns bridge collapse victims Italy mourns bridge collapse victims

After leaving the funeral, Roberto Fico, president of Parliament's lower chamber, told reporters: "Today, the victims' families taught us a big lesson". "The initial disbelief and then the growing dimension of the catastrophe, the general bewildermen...

Lara Trump: who is the 'good Trump' that offered Omarosa 'hush money'? Lara Trump: who is the 'good Trump' that offered Omarosa 'hush money'?

It is the latest Trump-bashing claim to emerge from the new memoir, Unhinged , by Manigault-Newman, who was sacked from the White House in December for alleged "integrity violations". Burnett, the Apprentice producer, and Trump are "best fri...

Pentagon: China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on USA targets Pentagon: China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on USA targets

China has yet to comment on the report. President Xi Jinping previous year ordered the modernisation of the PLA, which at nearly 1.0m troops is the world's largest standing ground force. China's Commerce Ministry said Thursday it accepted an invita...

Kabul compound attacked after blast at schools kills 34 Kabul compound attacked after blast at schools kills 34

Among mourners at several funerals Thursday - including friends and relatives of the slain students, as well as strangers who felt the need to be there - the sense of grievance was specific, acute and expressed in increasingly angry terms. So clearan...

Fears mount for stranded villages in India flood crisis Fears mount for stranded villages in India flood crisis

At least 324 people have been killed in rain and flood-related incidents, while 223,139 sheltered in 1,500 relief camps. Earlier in the day, the rain in Kochi forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cancel a planned aerial survey of the situation ...

Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island Fresh quake of magnitude 6.3 rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The quake occurred in the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, a region of frequent seismic activity due to collisions between continental plates. An Associated Press reporter on the island said the tremor caused landslides in hilly areas and panic in v...

Putin urges Europe to help rebuild Syria so refugees can return Putin urges Europe to help rebuild Syria so refugees can return

Putin confirmed he would be attending the wedding before heading to talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel near Berlin on Saturday evening. Nord Stream 2 has also come under fierce criticism from some European nations including Ukraine, w...

Vatican Responds With 'Shame and Sorrow' on 'Predator Priests' Report Vatican Responds With 'Shame and Sorrow' on 'Predator Priests' Report

According to CNN , the Vatican finally broke its silence on the Pennsylvania grand jury report on Thursday, which accuses more than 300 Catholic priests of child sexual abuse, dating all the way back to 1947. The Pennsylvania grand jury conclude...

Turkish lira weakens as United States warns of new sanctions over detained pastor Turkish lira weakens as United States warns of new sanctions over detained pastor

The currency crisis has deepened concerns about the broader economy - particularly Turkey's dependence on energy imports and whether foreign-currency debt levels pose a risk to the banking sector. "We feel that Turkey, and specifically President Erd...

Family $70,000 In Debt Before Man's Arrest In Wife And Girls' Deaths Family $70,000 In Debt Before Man's Arrest In Wife And Girls' Deaths

Chris Watts , 33, of Frederick was arrested this week on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased body in connection with the deaths of his wife, Shanann , 34, and their daughters, Bella , 4, an...

Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool' Former Intel Chiefs: White House Using Security Clearances As A 'Political Tool'

David Petraeus, another former CIA director whom Trump had considered for a position in his own cabinet; and Gen. Michael Hayden , a former director of the CIA and NSA. Bottom row from left are former FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, ...

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week

Jones, a far-right pundit and provocateur, has been criticized for promoting widely debunked theories. The one-week suspension will prevent Jones from tweeting or retweeting, though he will be able to browse Twitter. In an interview with The Washi...

Trump Is So Sad About Jury Deliberations In Paul Manafort Trial Trump Is So Sad About Jury Deliberations In Paul Manafort Trial

Manafort ", and he was heartened by the jury's questions. The Thursday update to the Paul Manafort trial is that there is no update - sort of. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court...

Turkey says ready to discuss issues with USA without threats Turkey says ready to discuss issues with USA without threats

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a press conference in Ankara, Turkey, on August 14, 2018. "If the United States wants to continue being a reputable country, it can not do...

Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz to become Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz to become Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

The swearing-in ceremony will take place on Saturday (August 18). Khan, whose party swept to power in last month's election , won the most votes in Friday's parliamentary poll. Earlier, PTI leaders spoke about the merger of the Federally Administe...

Australian's Parliament speech on 'final solution' condemned Australian's Parliament speech on 'final solution' condemned

He said: "The final solution to the immigration problem of course is a popular vote". Mr Anning joined Parliament past year as a One Nation senator but has since defected to Katter's Australian Party. In light of the reaction to his speech, A...

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance

On Twitter he added: "This action is part of a broader effort by Mr Trump to suppress free speech and punish critics". Brennan said the dossier wasn't used to form the Intelligence Community assessment (ICA) on Russian interference in the 2016 presid...

Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Odisha Govt declares holiday tomorrow

In early 1999, Vajpayee embarked on a historic bus ride to the Pakistani city of Lahore and met then-premier Nawaz Sharif in a bid to ease tensions. "It was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and ...

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Mr Trump yesterday announced the decision to remove John Brennan's clearance, accusing him of using his access to classified information to "sow division and chaos" about the administration . The White House is also reviewing the security cleara...

Odisha CM announces Rs 5 crore for Kerala flood victims Odisha CM announces Rs 5 crore for Kerala flood victims

More than 40 people were swept away on Thursday by rising waters as the worst flood in Kerala in almost a century, which has claimed more than 100 lives, threatened to sink neighbouring other southern Indian states, where dams neared maximum capaci...

Former Trump Advisor Michael Caputo Compares Omarosa to Frankenstein Former Trump Advisor Michael Caputo Compares Omarosa to Frankenstein

L. Trump implied that if Newman were to work for the campaign, any "back pocket" dirt she may have on Trump would have to remain hidden. In his letter to the publisher Tuesday, ex-Hulk Hogan attorney Harder accused Omarosa and the publisher of ...

Man with NC ties reportedly admits to killing pregnant wife and daughters Man with NC ties reportedly admits to killing pregnant wife and daughters

Chris Watts is being held on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. Police passed out flyers to passing motorists in Frederick on Wednesday afternoon in hopes of more informat...

More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials More Than 340 Papers Publish Anti-Trump Editorials

One of the first lines says, "A central pillar of President Trump's politics is a sustained assault on the free press". On Thursday, more than 100 newspapers from across the country joined together to condemn the president's aggressive attacks ...

Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case Special counsel team wraps up in Manafort case

Manafort's defense team previewed the case it is expected to launch Tuesday, by blaming the financial irregularities on Gates. The case stands as the first major test for special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now leading the probe into allegations o...

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