U.S. Attorney General hits back at Trump's criticism of his leadership

He added: "I demand the highest standards, and where they are not met, I take action". The president's posts included a litany of points he and supporters have raised as part of their narrative about the "bias" and abuse of power by federal law enf... More..

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Kerala floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Kerala floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance

Islamabad said late Thursday "no issue relating to terrorists in Pakistan" was raised. The Foreign Office had refuted US State Department's press release detailing the phone call. "On behalf of the people of...More..

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with daughter during three day Iran prison release
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with daughter during three day Iran prison release

Mr Ratcliffe said: " Furlough is not full freedom - we want her home, not just on holiday from prison - but it is still such a good step". The Free Nazanin campaign, which is run by Ratcliffe, tweeted a ...More..

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentenced to Five Years and Three Months
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Sentenced to Five Years and Three Months

District Court Judge J. Randal Hall in a federal court in Augusta . It's reportedly the longest sentence imposed for a federal crime that involves leaking to the media. According to court documents, Winner's p...More..

Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after court upholds win
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Zimbabwe's president calls for peace after court upholds win

Mnangagwa, of the ruling ZANU-PF party, won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote - just enough to pass the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a runoff against Chamisa, who finished second with 44.3 pe...More..

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

Turnbull said on Thursday he believed that former prime ministers are best out of the parliament. His resignation would cause a by-election that could cost the government its single-seat majority. "I have bee...More..

Facebook removes pages with 'inauthentic behavior' linked to Iran
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Facebook removes pages with 'inauthentic behavior' linked to Iran

Based on FireEye's tip, Facebook started an investigation into " Liberty Front Press " and identified additional accounts and Pages from their network. presidential elections. At that time, Facebook said ...More..

Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

There were no plans for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Pyongyang accuses "high-level officials" in the Trump administration of going against the president's will and "inciting global sanc...More..

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

Stormy Daniels, the porn star who alleges to have had an affair with the president and has been at odds with Cohen, is also crowdfunding to raise money for legal services. "He makes a better deal when he us...More..

Manafort juror says one holdout kept jury from convicting on all counts
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Manafort juror says one holdout kept jury from convicting on all counts

During the Fox interview, conducted Wednesday at the White House, host Ainsley Earhardt asked Trump whether he would pardon Manafort. WITH the conviction of Paul Manafort and the guilty plea by Michael C...More..

Trump's Former Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To 8 Federal Charges
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump's Former Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty To 8 Federal Charges

They include "knowledge about the computer crime of hacking and whether or not Mr. Trump knew ahead of time about that crime and even cheered it on", Davis told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. Reporters remind Mr Trump ...More..

El Salvador becomes latest nation to cut links with Taiwan
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

El Salvador becomes latest nation to cut links with Taiwan

Ahead of next month's summit between China and African leaders in Beijing , China has also been upping the pressure on Taiwan's last remaining ally on the continent, eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, to c...More..

Malaysian PM Rejects Chinese ‘Belt and Road’ Projects
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Malaysian PM Rejects Chinese ‘Belt and Road’ Projects

He launched the Proton project 35 years ago, a key component of his plan to bring heavy industry to Malaysia. Dr Mahathir was answering questions from journalists at the end of his five-day official visit to ...More..

Facebook Is Rating Your Ability to Flag Fake News
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Facebook Is Rating Your Ability to Flag Fake News

So, for users who consistently flag posts that genuinely contain fake news, their score will rise and Facebook will lend their future tips more weight, whereas the opposite is true of those that continuou...More..

Colleagues say Australian PM has lost party support, must go
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Colleagues say Australian PM has lost party support, must go

Sources denied Senator Cormann, one of the party's leading conservatives and a friend of Mr Dutton, had withdrawn support from Mr Turnbull but the Finance Minister would not comment. The moves came as Mr Dutton...More..

Mueller's 'Angry Democrat Thugs' are looking for 'trouble'
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Mueller's 'Angry Democrat Thugs' are looking for 'trouble'

Trump said prosecutors "are enjoying ruining people's lives and REFUSE to look at the real corruption on the Democrat side". Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members o...More..

Venezuela natural disaster registered on Virginia Tech seismograph
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Venezuela natural disaster registered on Virginia Tech seismograph

The epicenter of the natural disaster, which had a depth of 76.5 miles, was about 23 miles southwest of Carúpano, a Caribbean city in the eastern Venezuelan state of Sucre. State media caught the confusion on c...More..

Saudi Arabia may execute female human rights activist
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia may execute female human rights activist

However, the country has bristled at criticism of its handling of human rights, resulting in a diplomatic spat with Canada earlier this month after the country's foreign minister tweeted a message in Arabic t...More..

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on 8 charges
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort guilty on 8 charges

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on Tuesday on eight charges of tax and bank fraud and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts, after a jury said it could not reach consen...More..

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

The country has charged former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak with money laundering, criminal breach of trust and abuse in relation to the transfer of RM42 million from a former 1MDB unit. Mahathir also ...More..

Deaths reported after flash flood hits hikers in Calabria, Italy
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Deaths reported after flash flood hits hikers in Calabria, Italy

The gorge on the eastern side of the Pollino National Park boasts aquatic trekking along the stream that cuts through the massive rock, where hikers pass by water falls, water tubs and natural slipways, accor...More..

Man with knife killed in Spain police station attack
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Man with knife killed in Spain police station attack

Mr Comas did not confirm Spanish media reports that he was a 29-year-old Algerian, saying only that he had been in the country "for years". The nature of his injuries after being shot by the police are not ...More..

Italy's Autostrade says new bridge can be built in 8 months
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Italy's Autostrade says new bridge can be built in 8 months

Autostrade , which runs nearly half of Italy's motorway network, has come under huge pressure since the August 14 disaster with key figures in Italy's populist government blaming the firm for the bridge's c...More..

South Carolina woman killed in alligator attack while walking her dog
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

South Carolina woman killed in alligator attack while walking her dog

The woman's dog did not appear to be harmed. Allen scheduled an autopsy at the Medical University of SC. The alligator believed to be responsible had been located later in the day and killed. Alligators fe...More..

Man admits wife’s murder, blames her for daughters’ deaths
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Man admits wife’s murder, blames her for daughters’ deaths

According to an arrest affidavit released Monday afternoon, Chris Watts confessed to killing his wife - but only after he went "into a rage" because he saw her strangling their young daughters. In the case'...More..

Cristhian Bahena Rivera to make his initial court appearance today
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Cristhian Bahena Rivera to make his initial court appearance today

On Tuesday, local law enforcement authorities declared Rivera is an illegal alien and revealed he has been living in the country for up to seven years unlawfully. What is the latest reaction? Investigators s...More..

Spokane's air quality improves to unhealthy
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Spokane's air quality improves to unhealthy

In Metro Vancouver, the agency said there are high concentrations of fine particulate matter in the air from the hundreds of wildfires burning in B.C. All that smoke is bad for the lungs, especially for the eld...More..

Russian Diplomats Accuse US of 'Borderline Torturing' Alleged Russian Agent Maria Butina
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Russian Diplomats Accuse US of 'Borderline Torturing' Alleged Russian Agent Maria Butina

The Russian woman who was charged with acting as an unregistered agent of Moscow and infiltrating organizations that have influence in US politics was reportedly moved from a D.C. authorities green light fo...More..

Over two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Over two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

Interior Ministry Security Spokesman Major General Mansour al-Turki said that the overall number of Hajj pilgrims exceeded two million, saying that the General Department of Statistics will soon announce the ...More..

Iran says its economy not at
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Iran says its economy not at "dead end" from USA sanctions

President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear accord with Iran that was aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons. "Their strategy on Iran entails regime c...More..