Monday August 20-th, 2018

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin eyeing trip to China for trade talks Treasury Sec. Mnuchin eyeing trip to China for trade talks

Tensions have been escalating as Trump accuses China of unfair trade and presses for a reduction in the the U.S.'s $375 billion trade deficit with the Asian nation. The final International Monetary Fund communique did state: "We will work together ...

Inspectors Enter Syrian Town to Investigate Suspected Chemical Attack Inspectors Enter Syrian Town to Investigate Suspected Chemical Attack

Finally, the team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) could visit a site in Douma to collect samples to determine whether such weapons were used earlier this month. After the attack, the rebels wit...

Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata

People is different parts of the country spread awarnesss regarding conserving the environment as well as plan actions to protect the environment. As the entire globe celebrates the International Earth Day, renowned sand artists Sudarsan Pattnaik h...

AustinGP qualifying standings plus Moto 2 and Moto 3 AustinGP qualifying standings plus Moto 2 and Moto 3

It was Marquez's 10th successive win in the United States in the top category. "My strategy was just start, push and that's it", said Marquez, who shrugged off boos from the crowd reacting to a champion whose on-track clashes with rivals have been ...

World's oldest person dies at 117 years World's oldest person dies at 117 years

Nabi Tajima moving to music at her care home. Ms Tajima became the oldest person in the world after the death of Violet Brown , a Jamaican who died in September 2015, aged 117. She danced with her hands at the sound of a samisen, a traditional ...

Meet Megan Stone - Girlfriend of Athletics Pitcher Sean Manaea Meet Megan Stone - Girlfriend of Athletics Pitcher Sean Manaea

Left-hander Manaea struck out 10 Red Sox batters in his career-best performance, which included two walks and a deal of controversy. It was the first no-hitter by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden's flawless game in 2010. In the ninth, Manaea sa...

Trump Rejects Notion He's Got Made Too Concessions to North Korea Trump Rejects Notion He's Got Made Too Concessions to North Korea

Trump tweeted Sunday: "Wow, we haven't given up anything & they have agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!" Kim said yesterday that his country would halt testing and close a nuclear test site, which ...

Iran vows Iran vows "expected and unexpected" moves if United States exits deal

In line with Israel's narrative that Iran is trying to establish a serious military presence in Syria, the Israeli defense minister said that " We will not allow for Syria to become a military base [for Iran ]." . Zarif said USA "demands" are ham...

Valverde hails Iniesta as Barcelona 'era' nears potentially historic close Valverde hails Iniesta as Barcelona 'era' nears potentially historic close

Iniesta has played for the club through its youth ranks since 1996, and has made over 650 first-team appearances over 16 seasons. After securing the Copa Del Rey title with a 5-0 win against Sevilla last night, La Liga posted a picture of the ...

France's Emmanuel Macron urges Donald Trump not to ditch Iran deal France's Emmanuel Macron urges Donald Trump not to ditch Iran deal

US intelligence officials concluded last January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an "influence campaign" targeting the 2016 election, aiming to undermine confidence in USA democracy, tarnish the reputation of Democrat Hillary Clinton, a...

USA 'bombed' United Nations peace talks on Syria, says Russia's Lavrov USA 'bombed' United Nations peace talks on Syria, says Russia's Lavrov

He stated: "Speaking about the risk of a military confrontation, I feel absolutely confident in assuming that the militaries will not allow this, and of course neither will President Putin or President Trump ". Syria denies the allegation, which ...

Ordinance passed to award death penalty for child rape Ordinance passed to award death penalty for child rape

Ordinance provides for stringent punishment of a jail term of minimum 20 years or life imprisonment or death for rape of a girl under 12 years, said a report by The Hindu. No anticipatory bail will be granted for those who raped a girl under 16...

Palestinian scholar assassinated in Malaysia; Family Blames Mossad Palestinian scholar assassinated in Malaysia; Family Blames Mossad

His official biography said his research interests included power converters, power quality and renewable energy. When contacted by Reuters , Mazlan declined to comment on reports that al-Batsh was a member of Hamas or had been targeted by hitmen....

Donald Trump says his personal lawyer Michael Cohen will not 'flip' Donald Trump says his personal lawyer Michael Cohen will not 'flip'

In conclusion, the president added, "Sorry, I don't see Michael doing that despite the awful Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!" Cohen, who acted as both an attorney for Trump and a brawling fixer , was the subject of an FBI raid April 9 and is n...

Islam Army rebels start evacuating from northeast of Damascus Islam Army rebels start evacuating from northeast of Damascus

Most Islamic State fighters were driven out of Syria a year ago. Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the Syrian government is responsible for delays in inspectors reaching sites of a suspected chemical weapons attack.

Trump Officially Unveils Policy to Expand Sale of Killer Drones Trump Officially Unveils Policy to Expand Sale of Killer Drones

Trump administration officials say the new arms sales mandates under the so-called "Buy America" initiative will expand America's already dominant market share on the worldwide arms trade exponentially. Trump teased the roll out of a new arms transf...

Iran quake tremors felt in West Bay area

That's home to the Bushehr Nuclear Power, the only operating nuclear power plant in the Islamic Republic. Iranian state television put the epicenter near the town of Kaki, some 540 miles south of Tehran, ABC News reported. Iran sits atop several fa...

Sessions: I'll Quit if Rosenstein is Fired Sessions: I'll Quit if Rosenstein is Fired

Jeff Sessions , long one of the most unprincipled little weasels in all of Washington, DC, appears to have discovered that he's a vertebrate, telling the White House that if Trump fires Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , he will resign his...

Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest Former first lady Barbara Bush to be laid to rest

Bush, were devoted members for decades. Former first ladies Michelle Obama , Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton , as well as current First Lady Melania Trump , were present for the funeral. Her eulogies were delivered by three speakers, including he...

Queen champions Charles as her successor Queen champions Charles as her successor

There had been calls for the role to be rotated around the 53 member-states, most of which are former British territories. The next Head if the Commonwealth shall be His Royal Highness Prince Charles , the Prince of Wales , ? the leaders said in th...

Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform Germany: Merkel's party strikes cautious note on euro reform

The chancellor snubbed President Macron's mission for a bold reform of the European Union and creating a monetary fund that he spoke about in his landmark speech in Strasbourg. Their April 27 meeting follows French President Emmanuel Macron's stop ...

Israeli army kills 2 more Palestinians Israeli army kills 2 more Palestinians

The marches are part of what organizers, led by Hamas , have billed as an escalating showdown with Israel , to culminate in a mass march on May 15. Some 445 Palestinians were injured in the day's protests, including 96 who were wounded by Israeli a...

Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team Former New York Mayor Giuliani joins Trump legal team

In addition to attracting the nation's admiration following the 9-11 attacks in New York City, when he was dubbed as "America's Mayor", Giuliani was a powerful United States attorney for the Southern District of New York in the 1980s, when he p...

The Position of the US Secretary of State Remains Uncertain The Position of the US Secretary of State Remains Uncertain

With Mike Pompeo's nomination coming up for a vote, nothing has changed. Democrat John Kerry was approved in a unanimous voice vote, including from Sen. Trump and Pompeo, though, did pick up critical support when Sen. If they dig in to oppose Pom...

What's wrong with this photo of Southwest Airlines horror What's wrong with this photo of Southwest Airlines horror

Global airlines, too, began inspecting some Boeing 737 engines on Wednesday. Federal officials recovered the airplane's cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder. When the two couldn't save Riordan, Mackey said, they just waited with her. ...

Gambling Grandma Behind Bars After Arrest in Texas Gambling Grandma Behind Bars After Arrest in Texas

They found her at a local restaurant where she was sitting by herself when the deputies arrested her. No further details were immediately available. Lois Riess , who drove off in her Cadillac, forged her husband's signature and cashed almost $10,00...

Barca draw with Vigo to edge closer to La Liga title Barca draw with Vigo to edge closer to La Liga title

The Catalan giants will be in action again this weekend, when they face Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final. Celta substitute Lucas Boye saw a late effort cleared off the line as Barca held out to extend their unbeaten run to 40 matches and move ...

Romania will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Romania will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Just a few weeks before the U.S.is scheduled to move its embassy to Jerusalem , Israel's prime minister says other countries are thinking about doing the same. we will discuss this with all institutions, including the president", she told reporters....

Trump used a fake name to get on the Forbes 400 list Trump used a fake name to get on the Forbes 400 list

Investigative journalist Jonathan Greenberg was poring over old tape recordings involving Trump and his business from the 1980s when he stumbled on one particularly jarring interview he had with an individual named " John Barron " in 1984.

MI mother leaves Two Women in suitcase MI mother leaves Two Women in suitcase

The city of Flint Police Department said they received a call Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m.to help Child Protective Services at the 500 block of W. NBC 25 reported that the other children were also taken to a local hospital. After officers sea...

Instagram model who smuggled cocaine via cruise ship cries during sentencing Instagram model who smuggled cocaine via cruise ship cries during sentencing

At the time, police told CNN affiliate Channel 7 that the seizure was Australia's biggest-ever drug bust through a "passenger stream". The 24-year old woman was on the verge of a nervous breakdown when she was sentenced to eight years in pris...

Jacinda Ardern compared to Bernie Sanders on US Today show Jacinda Ardern compared to Bernie Sanders on US Today show

Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's Prime Minister and leader of the Labor Party, has been an advocate for a lower rate of immigration, suggesting shrinking net migrant arrivals by up to 30,000 annually, at the same time, she, however, has been pressing fo...

Theresa May faces MPs' questions on Syria air strikes Theresa May faces MPs' questions on Syria air strikes

French president Emmanuel Macron claimed on Sunday that his country convinced Donald Trump to keep an American presence in Syria. Lithuania's foreign minister, Linas Antanas Linkevicius, said today: "Not everyone is capable to take part in the ai...

South Korean president says North isn't insisting on American troop withdrawal South Korean president says North isn't insisting on American troop withdrawal

In particular, Abe has concerns that a possible deal between the US and North Korea could leave Japan vulnerable to attack, Wit said. "Everybody is anxious that John Bolton is going to bomb (North Korea)". South Korea announced on Wednesday that ...

UN team fired on in Syria while visiting suspected chemical sites UN team fired on in Syria while visiting suspected chemical sites

The OPCW inspectors are tasked with assessing whether banned chemical substances were used in the April 7 attack on the city, which senior U.S. officials have said involved both chlorine and sarin gas. Then Syrian state media claimed on Tuesday t...

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