Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle

Trump raised the idea on Sunday, writing in a tweet that "I would be willing to "shut down" government if the Democrats do not give us the votes for Border Security, which includes the Wall!" Trump's speech - particularly the first half - larg... More..

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Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

Air Force General John Hyten, who as commander of the U.S. Strategic Command oversees America's nuclear forces, said North Korea had clearly demonstrated its commitment to halt flight-testing missiles since ...More..

Ontario Tories announce changes to welfare programs
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Ontario Tories announce changes to welfare programs

That translates to a minimum annual income of $17,000 in Canadian dollars (about $13,000 US) for single people, $24,000 for married couples. "Ironically, the original idea for a Basic Income Guarantee came from...More..

Influential Pastor Calls President Trump 'Most Pro-Black' President in a Lifetime
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Influential Pastor Calls President Trump 'Most Pro-Black' President in a Lifetime

Coats said that the "president himself" had told his agency heads to make securing the election process a "top priority". Wray listed three ways these agencies are working to combat this inference: Inves...More..

Ohio Judge Orders Deputies to Tape Shut Suspect's Mouth During Sentencing
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Ohio Judge Orders Deputies to Tape Shut Suspect's Mouth During Sentencing

Judge Russo issued another warning: "I want to make it real clear, if you spit on, attempt to bite, or injure any of my deputies, we're going to have a bad day". Russo eventually sentenced Williams to 24 years ...More..

Trump repeats Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

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

When the message gets lost and you're giving confusing and confounding answers, eventually the interviewers are just going to throw their hands up and say 'Alright, I have no idea what the hell this guy is talk...More..

Black pastor calls Donald Trump more 'pro-black' than Barack Obama
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Black pastor calls Donald Trump more 'pro-black' than Barack Obama

She told reporters at her daily news conference that Mr. Trump was not indulging in obstruction of justice by issuing such a tweet . " Our democracy itself is in the crosshairs ", declared Nielsen of the...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Ivanka Trump says news media are not ‘enemy of the people’

Add Ivanka Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Ivanka Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. She called Johnson leaving prison "one of the most lovely things I've ever seen". "...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

South Africa to amend constitution to allow land expropriation

Ramaphosa said the unemployment figures were "quite worrying", saying the ruling party has told the government to move with urgency to develop and implement a stimulus package to ignite economic growth. "We a...More..

Trump’s Tweets Today Are Especially Unhinged and Illuminating :: Politics :: Features :: Donald Trump
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump’s Tweets Today Are Especially Unhinged and Illuminating :: Politics :: Features :: Donald Trump

No one knows if Donald Trump is serious or trolling when he tweets , and an example is his Wednesday rant that his Attorney General should end the special counsel probe into ties between the Trump campaign...More..

Thieves flee on motorboat after stealing Swedish crown jewels
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Thieves flee on motorboat after stealing Swedish crown jewels

It gave no further details. Officers chased the thieves by boat and helicopter - but were unable to apprehend them. However, no one was hurt in the robbery. "It's just not possible to sell these kinds of ob...More..

Zimbabwe president calls for peace as clashes erupt after poll
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zimbabwe president calls for peace as clashes erupt after poll

But the opposition says Zanu-PF rigged the election. Voters traditionally pick a presidential candidate based on their party affiliation and the trend in the parliamentary election was expected to continue wh...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

White House REFUSES to condemn rally fans who swarmed CNN reporter

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution equally protects freedom of expression in news reporting and ordinary speech. "My sense of it is that these opinions that these folks have at these rallies ― they'...More..

Aurora police fatally shoot armed resident who killed intruder during home invasion
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Aurora police fatally shoot armed resident who killed intruder during home invasion

Family members say he was a beloved grandfather and Vietnam veteran. Police say the resident shot him. "Black walks out and is shot by police". "It's now unknown if police fired from outside or inside the hou...More..

No change in Trump's policy on Iran, U.S. officials tell Israel
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

No change in Trump's policy on Iran, U.S. officials tell Israel

Trump pulled the USA out of a deal with several major powers and Iran earlier this year that was meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Last week Mr Trump responded angrily to Mr Rouhani, wh...More..

United States creates religious liberty task force as 'faith comes under attack'
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

United States creates religious liberty task force as 'faith comes under attack'

Earlier this year, the U.S. District Court in Colorado issued a permanent injunction in the case, prohibiting the government from enforcing the requirement for the organization. "This action is further proof th...More..

Amid war of words, permission given for Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Amid war of words, permission given for Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata

Banerjee said she briefed Sonia Gandhi also on the problems of those excluded from the National Register of Citizens in Assam. "We discussed the political situation". "They have deleted names of about 20-25 p...More..

Presumed US war remains begin journey home from South Korea
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Presumed US war remains begin journey home from South Korea

However, while US intelligence agencies agree that the Kangson site is used to enrich uranium, not all European intelligence officials are so sure. The lack of progress has been a source of concern for many ...More..

No coercive action to be taken based on draft NRC, Supreme Court
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

No coercive action to be taken based on draft NRC, Supreme Court

Majority settled in Assam , which has a 270km (165-mile) border with Bangladesh. Modi has at least twice publicly spoken out against cow vigilantes. A final list is expected in December, but rights activists...More..

Trump makes false claim on photo IDs for groceries during rally
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump makes false claim on photo IDs for groceries during rally

Trump said, "You're fired". 'In this country, if you want to buy nearly anything, you need ID'. Trump's odd assertion that you need an ID to buy groceries was quickly mocked. "In this country the only time ...More..

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Rare dolphin-whale hybrid spotted near Hawaii

One melon-headed whale was also spotted chilling with a pod of rough-toothed dolphins. The animal was spotted off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii in August 2017, as detailed in a new report from Cascadia Resear...More..

Hikers descend Indonesian volcano after quake
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Hikers descend Indonesian volcano after quake

More than 600 were stranded on the side of the volcano but successfully climbed down the day after the quake struck, once landslides and debris were cleared from the two main paths by rescuers. The volcano, w...More..

Zim police confirm 3 dead in post-election violent protests
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zim police confirm 3 dead in post-election violent protests

Chamisa, a lawyer and pastor who leads the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party , has gone further, saying his own count shows that he won the election and that he's ready to form the next governmen...More..

What are the charges against Paul Manafort?
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

What are the charges against Paul Manafort?

The high-profile trial is the first to arise out of Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russian Federation. The second day of the trial of Paul Manafort in Alexandria, ...More..

North Korea is working on new missiles, USA spy agencies say
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

North Korea is working on new missiles, USA spy agencies say

Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of the UNC and U.S. Forces Korea, and Rear Adm. Jon Kreitz, deputy director of the DPAA, will preside over a ceremony before the remains are flown to Hawaii for further analysis...More..

Eel Fire in Mendocino County grows to 865 acres
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Eel Fire in Mendocino County grows to 865 acres

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office issued immediate evacuation orders for Mendocino Pass Road Covelo from the Eel River Guard Station, heading east to the Mendocino County Line and 1 mile out Indian Dick Road fr...More..

Facebook Removes 32 Accounts Suspected of New Political Influence Campaign
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Facebook Removes 32 Accounts Suspected of New Political Influence Campaign

Facebook says it has not yet uncovered who is behind the accounts, but it has located some connections to pages associated with the Russia-based Internet Research Agency . The company said it doesn't know w...More..

Italy's Conte says he is organising a conference on stabilising Libya
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Italy's Conte says he is organising a conference on stabilising Libya

The US president won Conte's endorsement on Russian Federation and defense spending and the Italian leader said Trump's demands that European allies to step up their military funding is "reasonable". Mr Con...More..

Thousands download 3D-printed gun designs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Thousands download 3D-printed gun designs

Attorney Gen. Josh Shapiro says Texas-based pro-gun group Defense Distributed agreed to block Pennsylvania users after an emergency hearing Sunday night in federal court in Philadelphia. Mr Trump said h...More..

Aeromexico Plane Crashes in Mexico's Durango State, All Survive
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Aeromexico Plane Crashes in Mexico's Durango State, All Survive

Durango state Governor José Rosas Aispuro Torres told reporters pilots that aborted the takeoff because of bad weather when it crashed, ABC News reported . Some of the passengers were able to get off the pl...More..