Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Nine people stabbed at refugee housing in Boise, Idaho Nine people stabbed at refugee housing in Boise, Idaho

Asked if there had been fatalities, Bones responded: "At this point we haven't lost anybody, but as I've said, the injuries are very, very serious". Nine people were injured, some seriously, in a violent stabbing spree in Boise, Idaho , on Satur...

Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, global issues, elections with Putin Will talk about Syria, Ukraine, global issues, elections with Putin

Bolton said that when he met with Putin, the Russian president personally assured him that Russia did not meddle in the US presidential election - but that Trump would still have words for Putin ahead of the 2018 contest. "Let them discuss these ...

Syrian opposition resumes peace talks with Russians after Jordan mediates

The massing refugees at the border aren't going to be allowed across, however. "The secretary general recalls that the south-west area of Syria is part of a de-escalation agreement agreed between Jordan, Russia and the United States".

North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production

The US President and North Korea's leader have finally met. "We're well aware of what the North Koreans have done in the past". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made a show of halting missile tests and destroying some test sites, but officia...

Capital Gazette Shooting: Prayer Service Held In Memory Of Victims Capital Gazette Shooting: Prayer Service Held In Memory Of Victims

Cyphers peered out from his desk and saw the Capital Gazette's door "shattered". "Thank you for the outpouring of sympathy for the bad tragedy that took place Thursday in our Annapolis office", the article begins. But by all accounts, Ramos had a ...

United States government says it will detain migrant children with parents

The second demonstration starts Saturday afternoon with a march from Wellington Common Park to the South Bay House of Correction, a county jail in Boston which houses undocumented immigrants apprehended by federal officials. In rural Marshalltown, ...

Canadian prime minister commemorates victims of Maryland newspaper shooting Canadian prime minister commemorates victims of Maryland newspaper shooting

He said Thursday that he texted that comment to reporters at the New York Observer and The Daily Beast essentially as a way to get them off his back, and that they were responsible for taking his comments seriously and spreading it. The newspaper sai...

Here comes the Hunter: BAE awarded $35bn SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract Here comes the Hunter: BAE awarded $35bn SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract

The new frigates will "have the capability to conduct a variety of missions independently, or as part of a task group, with sufficient range and endurance to operate effectively throughout the region". A Defence source told the newspaper the vessels ...

18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over family separations 18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over family separations

It's the first legal challenge by states over the practice. The states also want to bar the Trump administration from deporting parents without their kids or conditioning reunification on an agreement to not seek asylum. They also say that we don't...

Hundreds rally in St. Louis to 'keep families together' Hundreds rally in St. Louis to 'keep families together'

The order stopped children being taken from parents who face criminal prosecution as part of the president's policy of " zero tolerance " towards illegal crossings of the USA border from Mexico. One of them, a Mechanicsburg resident who identified hi...

Trump dubs Heitkamp a 'liberal Democrat,' urges her defeat Trump dubs Heitkamp a 'liberal Democrat,' urges her defeat

We must elect more Republicans. And the problem is, in the Senate, we have 51. Trump had once courted Heitkamp, even inviting her to NY to discuss a Cabinet post soon after his 2016 election victory. We will not tolerate attacks on our law enforcem...

Thieves drain bank account of nation's oldest veteran Thieves drain bank account of nation's oldest veteran

He did not say how much was in the account, or how much was taken, but Volma said a very large amount of money was taken from Overton. Overton's personal bank account was not connected to his GoFundMe page, which is used to pay for his around-the-c...

Harris approved as United States ambassador to South Korea Harris approved as United States ambassador to South Korea

At his confirmation hearing earlier this month, Harris expressed support for Trump's decision to suspend joint military exercises with South Korea while the USA negotiates the dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. So far, however, l...

Signs From Americans Fed Up With Trump At Families Belong Together Marches Signs From Americans Fed Up With Trump At Families Belong Together Marches

Almost 600 activists, protesting Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy against illegal immigrants, have been arrested after staging an occupy sit-in at the Hart Senate Office building in the nation's capital. The protestors say they want more transp...

France brings back national service - DN - Defence Notes France brings back national service - DN - Defence Notes

LONDON-The French government will reintroduce national service for teenagers, in an effort to build social cohesion and national pride. National military service is not uncommon around the world. The new service will come in two stages. Macron ch...

House Dems Want to Probe Trump's Immigration Policy House Dems Want to Probe Trump's Immigration Policy

The compromise bill would have provided almost $25 billion in funding for Trump's border wall, limited legal and illegal immigration, provided protection from deportation and a path to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers , and keep undocumented fa...

Trump responds to attack on Maryland newspaper Trump responds to attack on Maryland newspaper

The chief said police were told at the time that the newspaper didn't want to further inflame him by pressing charges. What we know about the alleged shooter * Jarrod Ramos charged with 5 counts of first-degree murder * Filed a defamation lawsuit...

Trump calls travel ban ruling 'a tremendous victory' Trump calls travel ban ruling 'a tremendous victory'

The 5-4 ruling, with the court's five conservatives in the majority, ends a fierce fight in the courts over whether the policy represented an unlawful Muslim ban. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called the ruling "dangerous", charging i...

Turkey will be cancelled the state of emergency Turkey will be cancelled the state of emergency

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party's jailed candidate has praised his party's success in winning seats in parliament despite "injustices". Those arrested or dismissed in the ensuing crackdown campaign are charged with having links to Gulen. In what was one o...

Outgoing Acting ICE Director Slams Dems For Calls To Abolish Agency Outgoing Acting ICE Director Slams Dems For Calls To Abolish Agency

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old NY progressive who pulled off a stunning upset primary victory over high-ranking Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, has made ending ICE part of her platform. Sean Hannity suggested that members of "the...

U.S. tightening scrutiny of foreign investment, United States News & Top Stories U.S. tightening scrutiny of foreign investment, United States News & Top Stories

David Dollar, the Obama administration Treasury Department's top economic emissary to China, called Trump's approach to China "chaotic" and said it left Beijing confused about his ultimate aims. "It makes eminent good sense", said Christopher Brews...

Five dead in shooting at United States newspaper

The suspect, Jarrod Ramos , appeared via video before a judge Friday for a bail hearing. We fight to get access to public records & bring to light the inner workings of government despite major hurdles put in our way. Mr Adams added: "There were two...

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to meet July 16 in Helsinki Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to meet July 16 in Helsinki

In a prepared statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump and Putin would "discuss relations between the United States and Russian Federation and a range of national security issues". As the United Kingdom prepares to...

Rescue on for boys football team, coach trapped in Thai cave Rescue on for boys football team, coach trapped in Thai cave

The rains have also halted helicopter sorties to find possible alternative entrances into the cave, and there has been no drone activity either. Medics sat in a nearby tent as a few floodlights burned in the front chambers of the cave. Officials beli...

At least 5 killed, several injured in Maryland newspaper shooting At least 5 killed, several injured in Maryland newspaper shooting

Following speculation that the shooting may have been motivated by hostility for the media, police in Baltimore and New York City have stationed officers at newsrooms for protection. He said the situation is "active and ongoing", but could not immedi...

Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again

The cancelled Jetstar flights include routes between Denpasar and Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns. Flight Centre said that Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar remains open however a number of airlines flying from Australia to...

Arrested in Pittsburgh as Protest Calls for Justice After Police Shooting Arrested in Pittsburgh as Protest Calls for Justice After Police Shooting

Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in the American south, which took place on June 19, 1865. Rose was one of two passengers in the auto , which matched the description of a vehicle that was involved in an earlier shooting , Allegheny Co...

Putin-Trump Summit Set For Helsinki On July 16

That Trump hasn't done so formally in the last 18 months is much more unusual, however, and the political circus still swirling around the election will likely make the summit controversial, particularly for Trump's political opponents.

'It's bad': Capital Gazette reporter tweets account of newspaper shooting 'It's bad': Capital Gazette reporter tweets account of newspaper shooting

One suspect is now in custody and police believe no other shooters are in the building. Renee Mutchnik, a spokeswoman for the Sun , said "we believe there are some injuries" but she did not immediately know how many. Sen. Ben Cardin , D-Md., twee...

AFP Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media AFP Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

A Jordanian government spokeswoman said earlier this week that the kingdom would not take in any more Syrians . Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus International Airport , according to reports originating with Syrian state-r...

House Democrat, Nearly 575 Others Arrested Protesting Border Policy Inside Senate Building

The policy led to intense criticism in the United States and overseas, and after several days Trump signed an executive order that would allow children to stay with their parents as they moved through the legal system. Jayapal, who was born in Indi...

Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

In a campaign ad that went viral and helped shoot the insurgent into the national spotlight, she says of Crowley - without naming him - that it's " time we acknowledge that not all Democrats are the same". "Can you imagine her up on Capital Hill...

18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over migrant family separation 18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over migrant family separation

It wasn't immediately clear how the federal ruling would impact the states' lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Seattle. In a complaint filed with the U.S. "Going forward, they will no longer bring criminal charges against a parent or pare...

Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

But new State Department statistics released on Tuesday show that us consular officers issued waivers to the ban in only 2 percent of visa applications over the course of almost five months. There's nothing in the Supreme Court ruling that woul...

3 judges on Trump's Supreme Court replacement list are from MI 3 judges on Trump's Supreme Court replacement list are from MI

Kennedy's departure from that influential role means a second Trump appointment - expected to be more consistently conservative than Kennedy - would shift the Supreme Court further to the political right and solidify that conservative tilt for year...

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