Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Trump declines to back USA intelligence on Russian meddling Trump declines to back USA intelligence on Russian meddling

Graham was also critical of Trump for his rhetoric at the press conference, writing, "Missed opportunity by President Trump to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver a strong warning regarding future elections"...

Kim Jong Un Lambasts Officials During Kim Jong Un Lambasts Officials During "Field Guidance" Visits

U.S. and North Korean officials held "productive" talks Sunday to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War , U.S. The date would be symbolic as it marks the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice t...

'Putin's poodle:' Newspapers around the world react to Trump-Putin meeting

Several Republicans said they would consider new legislation to sanction Russian Federation for future election meddling, after Trump declined an opportunity Monday to publicly warn Putin against such interference. "Their acts, as portrayed in th...

British PM survives key Brexit vote amid rebellion British PM survives key Brexit vote amid rebellion

With her Conservative Party at war with itself over Brexit, Theresa May has little room for manoeuvre and her government's position in Parliament is precarious. In dramatic scenes in the House of Commons, ministers... Winning by just six votes, t...

No dossier on Trump, says Putin No dossier on Trump, says Putin

And a former Central Intelligence Agency director says it's treasonous. Trump held his meeting with Putin just days after a special prosecutor in the United States indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing Democratic Party documents to help him w...

Meeting With Putin Meeting With Putin "Even Better" Than With NATO, Says Trump

The president had insisted that he held "both countries responsible" for the poor relations between Washington and Moscow, despite the conclusion by US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 USA election. He also compl...

Hot Sunday, Storms for the Workweek Hot Sunday, Storms for the Workweek

Showers and thunderstorms arrived in the area overnight, signaling the start of a stretch of stormy, steamy days. "Winds may be strong enough to produce minor damage, such as a few downed branches", the weather service said in an alert. Some severe...

Which MPs have quit government roles in Brexit row? Which MPs have quit government roles in Brexit row?

And why did she do so when even in her own party the Brexiter ultras are a small minority, and an even tinier minority in parliament as a whole? However defeat for May was averted with the help of four pro-Brexit Labour MPs. Negotiations in the meant...

John Brennan warns intelligence community may start withholding info from Donald Trump John Brennan warns intelligence community may start withholding info from Donald Trump

Trump's performance prompted a wave of condemnation, including from many in his own party. Aside from questions over the election, the USA and Russia remain far apart on major issues, such as the Syria conflict, Russia's annexation of Crimea, a...

Vladimir Putin denies Russian Federation interfered in 2016 U.S. elections

House Speaker Paul Ryan weighed in to say there was "no question" Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential election and "no moral equivalence" between the United States and Russian Federation. While Trump spoke more extensively amid...

Theresa May reveals Donald Trump urged her to sue the European Union Theresa May reveals Donald Trump urged her to sue the European Union

Before leaving Britain for a summit in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin , Mr Trump breached British royal protocol by publicly disclosing the details of a conversation that he had with Queen Elizabeth about the complexities of Brexit ....

Sharath Koppu's Family On Suspect Being Shot In US Sharath Koppu's Family On Suspect Being Shot In US

After shooting the two officers, the man fled in a vehicle with another person, police said . According to Kansas City Star report, police gunned down the suspected assailant of Sharath on Sunday evening. "We were sorry to hear that the officers...

Several Chicago Officers Injured in Violent Protest of Police Shooting Several Chicago Officers Injured in Violent Protest of Police Shooting

The Chicago Police Department has scheduled a press conference with Supt. CPD released two videos, one in real time and another slowed down. Video showed several police officers and protesters shoving each other. Police plan to release footage ...

Hawaii lava bomb injures 13 on tour boat near Big Island Hawaii lava bomb injures 13 on tour boat near Big Island

The U.S. Coast Guard initially responded around 6 a.m. HST to reports indicating several crew members and passengers had been injured aboard the Hawaiian tour boat " Hot Shot ", according to HNN. One of the railings of the boat was also damaged. Th...

Gingrich: Trump committed 'most serious mistake of his presidency' at Putin summit Gingrich: Trump committed 'most serious mistake of his presidency' at Putin summit

He said the Obama administration was to blame. His response was essentially: "But what about Hillary's emails?" "Europe and China, America and Russian Federation, today in Beijing and in Helsinki, are jointly responsible for improving the world ...

Suspect in 1988 killing of Indiana girl, 8, appears in court Suspect in 1988 killing of Indiana girl, 8, appears in court

In court on Monday, Miller was given no bond and his next hearing was scheduled for July 19, according to online court records. On July 6, the affidavit said, a covert trash search was conducted at Miller's residence in an attempt to locate any i...

RUSSIA INVESTIGATION: McCain calls on Trump to confront Putin RUSSIA INVESTIGATION: McCain calls on Trump to confront Putin

Donald Trump's latest head-scratching statement comes from his interview with CBS News where he first described the European Union when asked to name the "biggest foe globally right now" for the United States. The summit will play out against ...

Trump Further Antagonizes Allies Ahead of Meeting With Putin

President Trump , after being questioned by a reporter on if he believed USA intelligence or Vladimir Putin's denial about meddling in the 2016 election, says he has confidence in both parties; John Roberts reports on the takeaways from the post-su...

USA hits back with WTO challenge against Canada’s retaliatory tariffs USA hits back with WTO challenge against Canada’s retaliatory tariffs

Later, President Xi Jinping met the European leaders and said the two sides should "join hands to defend multilateralism and a rules-based free trade system", Chinese state television said. "Uncertainty about the scale and composition of U.S. tari...

Emmanuel Macron's Joyful World Cup Celebration Emmanuel Macron's Joyful World Cup Celebration

De Gea had a bad start to the World Cup with his error against Portugal and the keeper didn't make a single save in a game where Spain conceded three goals but that ultimately meant little, as La Roja topped Group B. The match at the Luzhniki Stadi...

Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

The charges say the Russian defendants, using a persona known as Guccifer 2.0, in August 2016 contacted a person in touch with the Trump campaign to offer help. "This has gone from being a matter of curiosity and a matter of politics to being a natio...

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash

Hernandez left Portland to travel to her sister's home in Southern California . She tells authorities she lost control after swerving to avoid an animal. Isabel Hernandez, her sister, thanked the people who looked for her. Chad and Chelsea Moore w...

Russian Gun-Rights Activist Charged As Covert Kremlin Agent Russian Gun-Rights Activist Charged As Covert Kremlin Agent

He was sanctioned by the U.S. Department of the Treasury in April 2018 and has been accused of links to organized crime, as NBC News has previously reported . During the hearing, the Post reported, Driscoll said Butina's home was searched by the F...

MA police officer, bystander shot dead with officer's pistol MA police officer, bystander shot dead with officer's pistol

A visibly shaken Weymouth Police Chief Richard Grimes said during a news conference on Sunday that Chesna was a U.S. Army veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and had a wife and two children. 'This is our way to send our brother home with respect...

'He is our son': Emotional welcome for Obama to Kenyan family village 'He is our son': Emotional welcome for Obama to Kenyan family village

After landing at the Kisumu International Airport the former USA head of State who traces his roots to Kogelo will be received by Governor Anyang' Nyong'o . He last visited in July 2015 while still President of the U.S. and previously as Illinois Se...

Putin summit: U.S. leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Trump taped the interview Saturday in Scotland. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Russia's RT TV station that he also had low expectations . Huntsman added: "The collective blood pressure between the United States and Russian Federa...

Trump calls the European Union, Russia, and China 'foes' of the US

Trump has insisted on the meeting, saying it will be a " good thing" if sitting down with Russia's leader improves relations between the US and Russian Federation. What about the Putin summit and alleged hacking? Last November, in Vietnam, they agr...

Chicago police officer put on desk duty after fatal shooting sparks protests Chicago police officer put on desk duty after fatal shooting sparks protests

Later in the evening, when protesters marched towards the police station on Cottage Grove Ave., tensions between demonstrators and police escalated. Supt. Harith Augustus, 37, can be seen running away from CPD officers and out into the street followi...

Boys rescued from Thai cave to be discharged from hospital next week Boys rescued from Thai cave to be discharged from hospital next week

Thailand's Navy SEALs release video showing the daring rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the cave. Fellow divers Chris Jewell and Connor Roe, both from Somerset; Josh Bratchley, from Devon; Jim Warny, from Co Clare, Ireland; Mike Clayton, ...

Hamas, Israel reach ceasefire after a wave of strikes on Gaza Hamas, Israel reach ceasefire after a wave of strikes on Gaza

Palestinian health officials said two people were killed and 12 injured in an air strike in Gaza City. Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant Jonathan Conricus said the goal of Saturday's operation was to stop arson attacks, attempted border breac...

Twitter suspends two Moscow-linked accounts in wake of U.S. indictments Twitter suspends two Moscow-linked accounts in wake of U.S. indictments

The charges are a result of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, which Mr. Trump referred to on Friday as a "rigged witch hunt" that is hurting US relations with Moscow. By tracing control of email and social media accounts and a too...

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

Trump was seen playing golf on Sunday at his course by two Reuters reporters. Trump and his aides have been working through the weekend to soften expectations for tangible results from the meeting. Big banners said "Welcome Trump" and "God Bless D ...

May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

During a joint press conference at the British Prime Minister's Chequers retreat on Friday, Trump had told reporters that he had given May a suggestion on how to deal with the European Union but she probably found that "brutal" and "too tough".

Mother, Daughter Killed by Boulder That Fell From Truck Mother, Daughter Killed by Boulder That Fell From Truck

Authorities determined Wednesday that the vehicle carrying the boulder belonged to Czeck Services and that the company's owner, Joe P. Czeck, 33, had been driving, police said. He said she would help anyone in need and had an incredible sense of humo...

Iran coordinates military presence in Syria with Russia: Iranian official Iran coordinates military presence in Syria with Russia: Iranian official

Velayati is in Russian Federation as a special adviser to President Hassan Rouhani and will travel to China on Friday, so the same request has also been made to Chinese authorities, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Robert Ford, former US a...

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