Bookkeeper Testifies in Court Manafort Was Broke in 2016

Ellis cut off the prosecution's questioning to ask her if she was afraid of being prosecuted herself. The fashion police have come for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort . But Manafort was copied in on several emails... More..

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Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid 'extreme heat'
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Red alerts for Portugal, Spain amid 'extreme heat'

With nearly no rainfall since May, Sweden experienced its hottest July in more than 250 years, with the drought and high temperatures sparking wildfires across the country, even as far north as the Arctic Cir...More..

Denmark fines first woman for violating face veil ban
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Denmark fines first woman for violating face veil ban

Police say they were called and when they reviewed CCTV, informed the woman she would be charged if she refused to take her niqab off. The fine was the result of a new law banning all face-covering clothing t...More..

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

Picture: SuppliedAll passengers were believed to have been working for a subsidiary of the state oil company Rosneft. The other helicopter landed safely after the incident. The Russian government has set up a...More..

Anti-Semitism row: Corbyn 'sorry' for 2010 event
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Anti-Semitism row: Corbyn 'sorry' for 2010 event

The row comes after Mr Corbyn's suitability to lead the party was questioned by Labour MP Ian Austin, who accused him of "supporting and defending" extremists. But the NEC did not include all of the illustrativ...More..

Facebook shuts down fake pages, accounts ahead of midterms
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Facebook shuts down fake pages, accounts ahead of midterms

Schiff added, "It is clear that much more work needs to be done before the midterm elections to harden our defenses, because foreign bad actors are using the exact same playbook they used in 2016 - dividing us ...More..

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

Four wildland firefighters have died in California this year, twice as many as in all of 2017. It has torn through Shasta County since July 23, killed six people and destroyed over 1,000 homes. The report says ...More..

Ivanka Trump Says News Media Not 'Enemy of the People'
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Ivanka Trump Says News Media Not 'Enemy of the People'

During an event yesterday, when Ivanka was asked about her father's repeated accusation that the media is the "enemy of the people", she said, "No". Since that time, thousands of families have been reunified ...More..

Pence welcomes return of presumed Korean War dead
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Pence welcomes return of presumed Korean War dead

The identification process could take several years depending on the condition of the remains, Reuters reported . "We don't know who's in those boxes", he said, adding that some of the soldiers could actuall...More..

North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile program: Confidential UN report
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

North Korea has not stopped nuclear, missile program: Confidential UN report

According to the US State Department, about 100,000 North Koreans have been working overseas in recent years, earning as much as $2 billion a year for the regime of Kim Jong Un . USA officials also told NBC ...More..

Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russian Federation after series of hacks
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russian Federation after series of hacks

The ASEAN ministers also welcomed rapprochement between North Korea and South Korea and the USA and reaffirmed their commitment "to combat the scourge of violent extremism, radicalization and terrorism". Pomp...More..

The Pope Changes Catholic Church's Position on Death Penalty
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

The Pope Changes Catholic Church's Position on Death Penalty

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, says Pope Francis' change to the Catechism regarding the death penalty is true progress in continuity wi...More..

New Possible Clue Emerges In Missing College Student Mollie Tibbetts Case
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

New Possible Clue Emerges In Missing College Student Mollie Tibbetts Case

Previous reports indicated Mollie's red work shirt might have been missing, leading some to theorize she was taken in the morning not at night. "We are told very little by the authorities, for a very good reaso...More..

White House escalates China trade dispute to secure early breakthrough: John Kemp
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

White House escalates China trade dispute to secure early breakthrough: John Kemp

Until now, China has matched USA tariff moves but not sought to escalate them, which has also probably also emboldened the White House to think it holds a stronger position on the escalation ladder. It will b...More..

Canada being shut out of NAFTA talks between Mexico, U.S.
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Canada being shut out of NAFTA talks between Mexico, U.S.

With regard to steel, aluminum and glass content, Guajardo ruled out that a 70% North American content rule could be applied - as proposed by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer - but suggested that bon...More..

Russian interference in United States political system ongoing — Intelligence officials
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Russian interference in United States political system ongoing — Intelligence officials

Mueller's team laid out their proposal in a letter this week, report the New York Times and the Washington Post . "It's the president's opinion", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told a news ...More..

France passes new law banning phones in schools
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

France passes new law banning phones in schools

It was originally a campaign promise from French President Emmanuel Macron , who said he would outlaw children's phones in preschool, elementary, and middle schools. "I don't know a single teacher in this ...More..

Don`t take any coercive action over draft NRC: SC to Centre
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Don`t take any coercive action over draft NRC: SC to Centre

The head of Bengali department at the Cotton State University, Prasanta Chakraborty, said the names of his two elder brothers have been included in the final draft but those of their wives and children are mi...More..

Judge issues order to stop release of 3-D plastic gun blueprints
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Judge issues order to stop release of 3-D plastic gun blueprints

With more than 4,500 downloads as of Tuesday afternoon, the most popular blueprint on the site appeared to be for "the Liberator", a single-shot.380-caliber handgun made nearly entirely of 3D-printed plasti...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports

The administration had previously imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods on July 6 over similar concerns that Beijing was stealing or pressuring companies to hand over technology. The ...More..

Kansas firefighters head west to help battle wildfires
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Kansas firefighters head west to help battle wildfires

The fire has claimed six lives and has destroyed more than 1,000 homes. The Carr Fire was one of more than a dozen racing through the parched state. An aerial view of the homes of Harlan Drive and Bedro...More..

Video captures fear and chaos as Aeromexico plane crashed
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Video captures fear and chaos as Aeromexico plane crashed

Although rare, extremely violent and localised gusts can cause problems for even the most modern plane during takeoff and landing, when planes are most vulnerable to sudden weather changes. Filing behind fellow...More..

Trump Leading ‘Hate Movement’ Against MSM — CNN’s Brian Stelter
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump Leading ‘Hate Movement’ Against MSM — CNN’s Brian Stelter

I don't always agree and am often upset with journalists but we are flashing warning lights now that we shouldn't be flashing. Veteran journalist Dan Rather says U.S. "You did not say in the course of those r...More..

Suspect identified in fatal shooting of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Suspect identified in fatal shooting of George H.W. Bush's cardiologist

Houston police chief Art Acevedo said: "There was a lot of planning that went into this". He is considered armed and unsafe, and police believe he may be suicidal. "I'm asking the public to continue to partner...More..

Rand takes a knock on Ramaphosa’s land expropriation talk
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Rand takes a knock on Ramaphosa’s land expropriation talk

Background: Since the end of apartheid in 1994, many South Africans have argued that expropriation is necessary to end the white population's perceived disproportionate ownership of land. Based on a survey of ...More..

Malaysia aviation chief quits over MH370 report
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Malaysia aviation chief quits over MH370 report

Kuala Lumpur: The chief of Malaysia's civil aviation regulation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahmanon, stepped down on Tuesday after an official report found lapses in air traffic control when Malaysian Airlines flight M...More..

Clash of GOP titans as Trump v Kochs feud escalates
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Clash of GOP titans as Trump v Kochs feud escalates

The network of 700 donors who contribute at least $100,000 annually has been one of the most influential groups in Republican politics in recent years and this weekend reiterated plans to spend up to $400 m...More..

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights

Russian Federation will deploy its military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel, its defense ministry said on Thursday, after weeks of mounting volatility in the area. The 370-km-len...More..

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

Redding police said everyone reported missing in Shasta County had been found. The fire, which started July 23 in Shasta County, continues burning and has destroyed almost 1,000 homes. North of San Francisco,...More..

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

The Washington Post notes it's "unclear when the president last purchased groceries or anything else himself", a note echoed by many others online , per Time . The communique, which followed a meeting o...More..