Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

Five undocumented immigrants in a speeding sport utility vehicle were killed Sunday when it crashed while being chased by border patrol agents and a sheriff's deputy in a Texas town about 50 miles from the border with Mexico , officials said.

Federal Bureau of Investigation report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe Federal Bureau of Investigation report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

One source added that Trump's attorneys believe that the texts sent by Strzok - who was an initial member of the FBI's Russian Federation team - prove there was "direct, explicit and substantial" evidence that high-level people at the FBI who began t...

China Retaliates With New Tariffs as Trump’s Trade War Escalates China Retaliates With New Tariffs as Trump’s Trade War Escalates

Shares in USA industrial and materials companies were under pressure on Friday on escalating trade tensions between the United States and China after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on China, which said it would fight back.

May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament

Tory rebels say a government amendment drawn up to avert a rebellion over the bill next week is not acceptable. Mr Grieve said, despite being aware of the possible catastrophic consequences of his actions, he would pursue a vote against the Governm...

Giuliani wants 'full and complete investigation' into Russian Federation probe's origins Giuliani wants 'full and complete investigation' into Russian Federation probe's origins

Mr. Giuliani has stepped up his criticism after a report Thursday from the Justice Department's inspector general that criticized former FBI Director James Comey for his handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email...

Driver detained after crashing taxi into pedestrians in Red Square Driver detained after crashing taxi into pedestrians in Red Square

Video circulating on Russian social media and some news websites showed the taxi approaching a stopped line of cars, then veering onto the sidewalk and striking pedestrians. A witness said the driver got out of the auto, tried to run away but was cau...

Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister

President Donald Trump , an Ipsos Poll showed on Friday. The experts have been telling us for years that Canada needs to diversify its trading partners; we can't simply rely on the USA forever. US President Donald Trump reckons reports that he r...

Donald Trump Compliments Kim Jong Un In Fox Interview

Donald Trump has some glowing things to say about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . "Hey, he is the head of a country and I mean he is the strong head", Trump said in an interview with Fox News' Steve Doocy on the White House lawn.

White House cites Bible to defend child separation border policy White House cites Bible to defend child separation border policy

Sanders said she couldn't speak to Sessions' specific comments, but added, "I can say that it is very biblical to enforce the law". He said he couldn't imagine a media outlet speculating about a White House aide possibly leaving their post in six ...

Taliban, Afghan security forces hug during Eid ceasefire Taliban, Afghan security forces hug during Eid ceasefire

The Taliban denied responsibility for the apparent suicide attack, which also wounded at least 16 people. It has been marked by incredible scenes of Taliban fighters greeting, embracing and even praying with security forces, politicians, and civili...

2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them near courthouse 2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them near courthouse

Alvey mourned the loss of deputies Theresa King, known as "TK", and Patrick Rohrer, whom he described as "two of our young, bright, committed sheriff's deputies" that the department lost on a "terribly tragic day". Gov Jeff Colyer was briefed on th...

France vs Australia penalty: Griezmann scores from hugely controversial VAR penalty France vs Australia penalty: Griezmann scores from hugely controversial VAR penalty

Risdon had appeared to get away with his tackle on the marauding striker, but after a consultation with VAR the referee spotted an illegal clip on the Atletico striker's heel and awarded a spot-kick. Australia , whose goal is to survive the group s...

Trump Nominee to Be South Korea Ambassador Backs 'Pause' in Military Exercises Trump Nominee to Be South Korea Ambassador Backs 'Pause' in Military Exercises

US President Donald Trump had said on Tuesday that he would stop "expensive, provocative" military exercises with South Korea, following his historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. On Thursday, Defense Secretary James Matti...

Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Criticizes Witness Tampering Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Criticizes Witness Tampering

President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani told CBS News correspondent Paula Reid on Friday that he advised Mr. Trump not to issue any pardons until the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Defense attorneys sai...

MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests MP warns Russian women from sleeping with World Cup guests

She further answered, saying: "It is one thing if the parents are of the same race; quite another if they are of different races", Pletnyova responded. MILLIONS are expected to visit Russian Federation for the World Cup , one politician is warning w...

Ex-Personal Lawyer of President Trump Seeks New Legal Team Ex-Personal Lawyer of President Trump Seeks New Legal Team

Federal agents stormed into Cohen's domiciles on April 9 and seized a cache of records, including communications between him and Trump. A replacement firm has not been named, ABC News said. Trump Attorney Rudy Giuliani insisted on Wednesday tha...

Local professor sees Trump-Kim summit 'opening a new chapter' Local professor sees Trump-Kim summit 'opening a new chapter'

Mr Trump expressed optimism about Tuesday's meeting during a working lunch with Singapore's prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and aides to both leaders. The leaders are expected to publicly announce the results of the summit later this evening. Ki...

Row over migrant policy threatens German coalition Row over migrant policy threatens German coalition

About 1.4 million entered the country in the wake of her decision and while the flow has slowed, around 10,000 continue to stream in each month. Ms. Despite them pledging to back her, her MPs are also demanding a change in Germany's "open-door" mig...

'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says 'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says

Trump says, "Hey, he's the head of a country, and I mean he is the strong head". "Don't let anyone think anything different". "Because I don't want to see a nuclear weapon destroy you and your family ", Trump said in response to a reporter's que...

North Korea Already Started Returning Remains Of US Soldiers North Korea Already Started Returning Remains Of US Soldiers

President Donald Trump says in a video message defending his nuclear agreement with North Korea's Kim Jong Un that he must pursue a chance to avert nuclear conflict "at all costs". According to the NHK, a 40-minute documentary, aired on Thursda...

Trump attacks report on Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying in fact there was 'total bias' Trump attacks report on Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying in fact there was 'total bias'

That is when, shortly before Election Day, he sent a letter to Congress notifying lawmakers that the FBI was reopening the Clinton email investigation, which he had declared closed at a news conference four months earlier. The Inspector General als...

Trump 'Hates' Families Being Parted At Border, Insists Dems Must Change Law Trump 'Hates' Families Being Parted At Border, Insists Dems Must Change Law

Jackson says that in the past "the government tolerated lynching just like they tolerated slavery". "Although the United States agrees that DACA is unlawful, here, the erroneous nationwide injunctions issued by district courts in the Eastern Dist...

Boat carrying over 900 migrants docks in Italy Boat carrying over 900 migrants docks in Italy

New initiatives are needed the two leaders agreed ahead of a June EU summit. "France does not want escalation; it's counter productive". Sophie Beau said Wednesday in a news conference in Marseille, France, "it's a relief for everyone, our team...

Australia offers to help verify North Korea's denuclearisation Australia offers to help verify North Korea's denuclearisation

Denuclearization could take 15 years in the case of North Korea, and the best the USA can hope for is a phased process that goes after the most unsafe parts of the North's weapons program first, according to Stanford University nuclear scientist Si...

White House defends Trump's salute of North Korean general White House defends Trump's salute of North Korean general

Donald Trump has spoken of his admiration for the way North Koreans "sit up at attention" for their leader Kim Jong Un - and expressed a wish for his own "people" to do the same. On June 12, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump became the first Ame...

Canadians boycott U.S. products, cancel vacations to America Canadians boycott U.S. products, cancel vacations to America

Trump says Trudeau "probably didn't know that Air Force One has about 20 televisions". Freeland's visit is part of a broader Canadian effort to underscore the importance of the US-Canada relationship and particularly their trade ties - an effort ...

Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China

The drills help keep U.S. forces at a state of readiness in one of the world's most tense flashpoints. "But we'll be saving a tremendous amount of money, plus I think it's very provocative", Trump said. Trump said he believed that China had in rece...

2 fall from derailed roller coaster in Florida, 6 taken to hospital 2 fall from derailed roller coaster in Florida, 6 taken to hospital

A roller coaster auto derailed from its tracks in Daytona Beach, Florida Thursday evening leaving people hanging on for their lives. Two people have fallen 10m from a derailed roller coaster ride in Daytona, Florida. The extend of their injuries is...

Sarah Sanders and Raj Shah planning to leave White House Sarah Sanders and Raj Shah planning to leave White House

Karem: You're sitting here telling us it's a law and they have - that these people have nothing. "I love my job and am honored to work for @ POTUS ", she wrote. The interrogation had originally started when CNN's Jim Acosta asked Sanders about ...

Wilkes Barre Tornado: Severe Damage Caused By Potential Tornado in Pennsylvania Wilkes Barre Tornado: Severe Damage Caused By Potential Tornado in Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre , city and county officials had closed roads around the damaged shopping centers because of downed power lines and damage to a propane cylinder that was still leaking as of midmorning Thursday. Then, they will determine whether they f...

Wilkes Barre Tornado: Severe Damage Caused By Potential Tornado in Pennsylvania Wilkes Barre Tornado: Severe Damage Caused By Potential Tornado in Pennsylvania

In Wilkes-Barre , city and county officials had closed roads around the damaged shopping centers because of downed power lines and damage to a propane cylinder that was still leaking as of midmorning Thursday. Then, they will determine whether they f...

Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation

If successful, the suit would also force the Trumps to pay $2.8 million in restitution and damages. Donald Trump has been sued by the NY attorney general over claims he broke the law by using money from his personal charity to decorate a golf c...

Insubordination and Bias at Federal Bureau of Investigation Insubordination and Bias at Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Director Christopher Wray summed up his reaction of the report in one word: disappointing. "First, the inspector general's team went through the F.B.I.'s work with a microscope and found no evidence that bias or improper motivation affecte...

Kim and Trump Launch Nuke Talks in Reverse Kim and Trump Launch Nuke Talks in Reverse

The declaration - one that goes to the heart of the security of U.S. allies and the United States' western defense perimeter - raised concerns that Trump had made a significant concession at his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without g...

Kim Jong Un brings his own toilet to summit with Trump Kim Jong Un brings his own toilet to summit with Trump

Past nuclear deals have crumbled over North Korea's reluctance to open its doors to outsiders. Mr Trump is set to finally come face to face with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un as the summit gets underway at 11am AEST today (9am local time).

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