Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now' Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

In the past, Trump has privately pressed Sessions to end his recusal and take control of the Mueller probe, but those efforts have not been successful. Rosenstein in turn appointed Mueller and is the person with the authority to fire him. "Mueller ...

Israel Launches Strike on ISIS Forces in Syria Israel Launches Strike on ISIS Forces in Syria

Isreali soldiers patrol the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria , as seen from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, July 26, 2018. "Had they been able to continue, they would have come to the Israeli security fence", Conricus said. An initial a...

Is collusion a crime? Is collusion a crime?

The former Mayor of NY and US President Donald Trump's lawyer threatened to leave the CNN interview after he claimed he was "useless, petty and silly". In an interview on CNN, the former New York City mayor suggested that Trump would have had t...

Police name suspect in murder of former Bush doctor Mark Hausknecht Police name suspect in murder of former Bush doctor Mark Hausknecht

Pappas' house, in which no one was found Wednesday, is in an older, established neighborhood in southwest Houston . Acevedo said the suspect regularly rode a ten-speed bicycle and described him as "very fit". The doctor was riding his bike to his ...

CCTV shows man attack Paris woman who challenged his sexist insults CCTV shows man attack Paris woman who challenged his sexist insults

Laguerre's Facebook page filled up with supportive comments, in French and in English, congratulating her for standing up to her attacker. The man appears to begin following her, and she steps back into frame. Witnesses at the cafe got up to confro...

Trump Asked John Kelly to Stay Through 2020 Trump Asked John Kelly to Stay Through 2020

Trump has at times sounded out allies about potential replacements, and Kelly has told people he'd be happy if he made it to the one-year mark. The image belied a fraught relationship between Trump and Kelly, who has been credited with restoring a ...

Devastating wildfires a Devastating wildfires a "new normal" for California, Gov. Jerry Brown says

Six people have died in this blaze, including three members of the same family. It is only 35 percent contained. "Repopulation is the theme", Gouvea said . A status update issued hours later said a "fire weather watch" would go into effect for Thu...

South Africa to amend constitution to allow land expropriation South Africa to amend constitution to allow land expropriation

The decision by the ANC, at its national executive committee lekgotla earlier this week, to officially call for the amendment of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation has sparked a renewed and heated debate.

Key Points from Facebook's Crackdown on 'Inauthentic' Accounts

Almost 300,000 people followed at least one of the accounts. Facebook said over 290,000 users followed at least one of the pages, the earliest of which was created in March 2017. This effort, deemed " inauthentic behavior" in a statement release...

Ford government slashes income assistance hikes Ford government slashes income assistance hikes

Ziegner said she is already seeing the impact of Tuesday's announcement by Social Services Minister Lisa MacLeod , in particular to the province's cutting of a planned increase in Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program rates from 3 to ...

Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder Police officer fatally shoots homeowner who killed intruder

Police responded early Monday to a call made by a woman who said a man had broken into her home, according to the Aurora Police Department. Aurora police also did not say if the victim was handcuffed or provided medical aid before he was taken to...

Three killed in plane crash in Greenville, Maine Three killed in plane crash in Greenville, Maine

The Aerostar plane could seat up to six people but according to the FAA, the plane was only carrying the three people, including the pilot, who was killed at the time of the crash. Airport spokesperson Jennifer Layman said there were few details know...

'Terrible mistake' - Hunt misidentifies wife as Japanese rather than Chinese 'Terrible mistake' - Hunt misidentifies wife as Japanese rather than Chinese

Mr Hunt took over from the gaffe-prone Mr Johnson - who once referred to Africans as " flag-waving piccaninnies " with " watermelon smiles " in a newspaper column - after his dramatic resignation over Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit blueprint...

Trump’s Latest Tweet May Have Made Mueller’s Obstruction Case for Him Trump’s Latest Tweet May Have Made Mueller’s Obstruction Case for Him

In a further tweet , Trump suggested Manafort has been harshly mistreated. Trump has frequently sounded off on the Russian Federation investigation over Twitter , occasionally criticizing Sessions in the process. White House press secretary Sarah...

Van blast in southern Philippines kills 10 Van blast in southern Philippines kills 10

The vehicle bomb attack in Basilan happened days after President Rodrigo Duterte said he was open to a dialogue with the Abu Sayyaf to end extremism in the Philippines. The Philippine government condemned the terrorist attack, calling it a "war crime...

Mamata Banerjee meets Advani, Kirti Azad, Cong leaders in Parliament Mamata Banerjee meets Advani, Kirti Azad, Cong leaders in Parliament

Speculations about Banerjee leading an alliance of anti-BJP parties have been strong due to her active initiative meeting the top leaders in the opposition to stitch an alliance of like-minded parties. NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela said, "No, we can...

ED blames MDC Alliance leaders for violence ED blames MDC Alliance leaders for violence

Send "NEWS" to 40227 to receive all the important breaking news as it happens . Parliamentary results gave victory to the ruling Zanu-PF party in the first vote since the ouster of former ruler Robert Mugabe. This follows protests by MDC Alliance s...

Airline reports plane accident in Durango, Mexico Airline reports plane accident in Durango, Mexico

Young cautioned as well that "good fortune is crucial in any accident". Another person injured in the incident was Rev. Esequiel Sanchez, director of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Chicago.

North Korea said to be working on new missiles North Korea said to be working on new missiles

Bruce Bennett, a senior Rand Corporation researcher, said North Korea's recent moves are a way pressuring Washington for sanctions concessions. U.S. An Indonesian delegation led by Coordinating Human Development and Cultural Affairs Minister ...

Manafort Drops Appeal of Civil Case Against Mueller Manafort Drops Appeal of Civil Case Against Mueller

Trump denies any collusion by his campaign. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Monday gave up his effort to challenge special counsel Robert Mueller in civil court. A United States appeals court in Washington today rejected Mr Ma...

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii

The animal, which was first spotted off the island of Kauai in August 2017, appears to be the first record of a hybrid involving either species. However, he's not he first dolphin hybrid from the wild, with researchers noting he was the third known...

Judge temporarily blocks release of 3D gun plans Judge temporarily blocks release of 3D gun plans

The order comes in response to a lawsuit from eight Democratic attorneys general seeking to block the Trump administration from allowing access to the downloadable plans. Because only a single component of a gun is generally regulated - the so-ca...

IN family files second lawsuit in Branson duck boat sinking IN family files second lawsuit in Branson duck boat sinking

Attorneys representing the estates of two of them -76-year-old Ervin Coleman , and 2-year-old Maxell Coleman - filed a lawsuit in federal court against Ride the Ducks Branson and its parent company, Ripley Entertainment Inc., among other defen...

Australia, US, Japan seek to counter China infra push Australia, US, Japan seek to counter China infra push

Announcing the initiatives at an open forum of the US Chamber of Commerce business group in Washington on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US was seeking a "free and open" Asia without domination by any one country. Our Indo-Pacifi...

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, European Union questions poll Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, European Union questions poll

ZANU-PF would need 30 more seats to secure a two-thirds majority that would allow it to change the constitution. A man has been hospitalised after he was shot at during protests as the nation awaits results of the presidential election .

Korea Constructs New Missiles While Trump Claims Denuclearization Success Korea Constructs New Missiles While Trump Claims Denuclearization Success

US officials during the first analysis were able to match the bodies to specific Korean War battles in the 1950s, but they have not yet been able to identify individuals, Byrd said , according to the news service. The report casts further doubt ...

Manafort earned $60M from Ukrainian consulting work, prosecutors say

Gates will likely be called as a witness in Manafort's trial. Defense attorney Thomas Zehnle focused much of his opening statement on the question of trust, particularly the trust that Manafort placed in his former right-hand man, Rick Gates.

Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime' Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Giuliani's on CNN saying that Mueller's "conflicts" pollute his ability to run the Trump-Russia probe-but *won't describe* Mueller's exact conflicts. In fact, prosecutors said last week they don't expect the word "Russia" to be mentioned at all. Ca...

Thieves steal Swedish royal crowns, flee in motorboat Thieves steal Swedish royal crowns, flee in motorboat

Maria Ellior of the Swedish police's National Operations Department told TT that the items are "impossible to sell". Dating back more than 400 years, the jewels were burial crowns to mark the death of King Karl IX in 1611. "We have spoken to witnes...

Facebook grapples with evolving threat in the countdown to midterm elections Facebook grapples with evolving threat in the countdown to midterm elections

The pages created about 30 events since May 2017 and "The largest had approximately 4,700 accounts interested in attending, and 1,400 users said that they would attend", Facebook said. midterm elections in November, although the timing of the suspi...

Airliner crashes in northern Mexico; no deaths, 49 injured Airliner crashes in northern Mexico; no deaths, 49 injured

Durango state governor Jose Aispuro has confirmed authorities are checking the Aeromexico plane's burned-out hull to make sure no one had been trapped. The plane took off during a severe storm on Tuesday before smacking down in a field nearby before ...

I would meet Iran without preconditions I would meet Iran without preconditions

Add Iran to the list of U-S adversaries President Donald Trump says he would meet with with NO preconditions. The Trump administration says it is engaged in a "maximum pressure campaign" created to force Iran into a new deal that goes beyond ...

Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

Adam Putnam, meant Trump would support Putnam. "You've seen what happens". The tariffs are causing unease among Republican lawmakers facing tough re-election battles in November, and Trump's focus on them suggested he was concerned about their ...

Judge issues important ruling on 3D printed guns hours before midnight deadline Judge issues important ruling on 3D printed guns hours before midnight deadline

Doctors are even experimenting with ways to 3D print organs . "People think that 3D printers are these magic machines that can make anything like a Star Trek replicator". President Trump weighs in on 3D-printed guns. "This is not new". Trump...

Amid reported missile activity, Korean officials discuss lowering military activity

Weeks later, sources said U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that North Korea actually increased its production nuclear weapons fuel in recent months, and plans to deceive the U.S. He declined to answer questions about whether the North's nu...

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