OR senators, political leaders honor McCain's life, legacy

Richard Russell served 38 years in the U.S. Senate. His leadership reconciling the relationship between the USA and Vietnam-where he was held captive for more than five years as a prisoner of war-is a flawless example of the kind of man McCain wa... More..

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Trump Says Google Search Results Are 'Rigged' and Suppress Conservative Voices
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Trump Says Google Search Results Are 'Rigged' and Suppress Conservative Voices

US President Donald Trump claimed Google search results were leaving out right-wing media sites. Asked later Tuesday, in the Oval Office, about his tweets , Trump doubled down. Kudlow replied: "We'll le...More..

Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2,975
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2,975

How many people died in the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Maria? It is topped by the great hurricane that struck Galveston, Texas in 1900, killing at least 8,000 people, according to the National Ocean...More..

Theresa May dances in South Africa, says United Kingdom supports land reform
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Theresa May dances in South Africa, says United Kingdom supports land reform

May was also challenged on whether she would order her MPs to vote for no deal if her preferred approach - agreed following talks at Chequers - was not secured with the EU. "It's an issue that I raised and disc...More..

Fishermen throw petrol-bombs in cross-Channel scallop war
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fishermen throw petrol-bombs in cross-Channel scallop war

In a statement following the attack, the campaign said: " Brexit , and what we hope is a full withdrawal in March with the sell out of Chequers defeated, should maybe make the French consider being a bit more c...More..

Federal Judge Extends Ban of 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Federal Judge Extends Ban of 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints

US District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle issued the extension of a nationwide injunction on Monday, blocking a Texas-based group from disseminating files for printing plastic weapons on the internet. Some sec...More..

Iran, Syria sign defence, reconstruction deal
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iran, Syria sign defence, reconstruction deal

Hatami is on the second day of a two-day visit to Damascus , during which he held "detailed negotiations" with his counterpart Ali Abdullah Ayoub and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to Tasnim. Worl...More..

Saudi strike in Hodeidah kill 26 women, children
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Saudi strike in Hodeidah kill 26 women, children

A separate air strike the same day killed four children, according to the UN's humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock. The initial strike sent children scrambling for an evacuation bus, then a subsequent strike h...More..

Dershowitz says NY probe, not Mueller, is 'greatest threat' to Trump
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Dershowitz says NY probe, not Mueller, is 'greatest threat' to Trump

Davis had told CNN's Anderson Cooper last Wednesday, "I think the reporting of the story got mixed up in the course of a criminal investigation", but denied being the source of CNN's original story. Dershowit...More..

Vietnamese pay tribute to John McCain
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Vietnamese pay tribute to John McCain

Colonel Trần Trọng Duyệt praised McCain for both his conduct during his imprisonment and later work as a USA politician. Other likely speakers include McCain children Meghan McCain and Jimmy McCain. He told ...More..

Trump offers sympathies upon McCain's death
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump offers sympathies upon McCain's death

Sarah Palin , the former Alaska governor who was McCain's running mate during the 2008 presidential election, had a strained relationship with the senator after he admitted he regretted picking her to be his ...More..

Nicky Verstappen: Suspect held over Dutch boy's 1998 death
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Nicky Verstappen: Suspect held over Dutch boy's 1998 death

He told the Telegraaf he had spoken to Brech several times before photos showing Brech were broadcast on Dutch television. "He was taken into custody and will be handed over to the Netherlands ". "On Friday ...More..

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310

A magnitude 6.6 natural disaster flattened the historic city of Bam in south Iran and killed 26,000 people in 2003. On Sunday, August 26, according to Iranian news Agency Tasnim, reports Haaretz. Iran sits ...More..

Rohingya refugees react to United Nations pressing genocide charges against Myanmar's top generals
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Rohingya refugees react to United Nations pressing genocide charges against Myanmar's top generals

The three-member "fact-finding mission" compiled more than 875 accounts by displaced Rohingya, satellite footage, videos, photographs, and forensic experts to assemble the report. That massacre was uncovered by...More..

Lane continues march toward Hawaii
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Lane continues march toward Hawaii

Kelly Wooten, a spokeswoman for the Hawaii County Civil Defense, which has been coordinating the emergency response in hard-hit areas on Hawaii Island, said the agency had not yet been able to assess the damage...More..

Gaming community and friends mourn Jacksonville shooting victims
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Gaming community and friends mourn Jacksonville shooting victims

SWAT teams conducted sweeps of the premises and found three dead at the scene, including Katz, who police said died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Clark grew up in Kansas City, graduated from West Platte ...More..

Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'

Ms Forster, a City of Sydney councillor, said she had a strong record of championing Liberal Party values at a local government level. The latest Newspoll, published by The Australian newspaper, also show...More..

Former Vatican Envoy Pens Bitter Denunciation Letter in McCarrick Case
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Former Vatican Envoy Pens Bitter Denunciation Letter in McCarrick Case

Vigano held his role from 2011 to 2016 and claims to have sent two memos about the accusations which allegedly began in 2000, 13 years before Francis was pope. He said there are documents backing up his versi...More..

Cohen, Mueller, Stone, more: Unknown perils hang over Trump
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Cohen, Mueller, Stone, more: Unknown perils hang over Trump

We all know that. "There's nothing he has that would hurt". A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan, which has been leading the Cohen investigation, declined to comment. The federal prosecut...More..

6 children killed in fire on Southwest Side: authorities
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

6 children killed in fire on Southwest Side: authorities

At Mount Sinai Hospital, one woman told The Chicago Tribune: "I can't live without my babies". Investigators are probing the fire's origin and cause, Langford said. "Unfortunately. we didn't have time. they...More..

Air quality to get worse as smoke blows back in
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Air quality to get worse as smoke blows back in

According to B.C.'s Air Quality Health Index, Victoria was listed with a rating of 2 Thursday morning, meaning health risks associated with fine particulates in the air was considered to be low. The National We...More..

Trump Tells Pompeo to Delay Visit to North Korea
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump Tells Pompeo to Delay Visit to North Korea

Trump and Kim met in person during a historic summit in Singapore in June. Pompeo was due to head to Pyongyang for a fourth time this week with his newly appointed special envoy to North Korea - Stephen Beig...More..

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan Killed, Government Says
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan Killed, Government Says

KABUL-U.S. and Afghan forces killed the leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan on Saturday night in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, Afghan officials said Sunday, the third head of the terror group t...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop quits

Speaking to The West Australian , the former Foreign Minister acknowledged she was aware of claims that MPs had used an online messaging app to make her supporters back Scott Morrison over her. The chaos has h...More..

Rohingya protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Rohingya protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

The U.S. has sanctioned two army brigades and several commanders who oversaw the expulsion, in which thousands are estimated to have died. There have been calls for an International Criminal Court inquiry but...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

How Arizona will fill John McCain's seat -- and who might fill it

Trump wrote. This remark was also posted on Trump's official Instagram account alongside a picture of the president . But Trump told aides he wanted to post a brief tweet instead, and the statement pra...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump Shares Simple Tribute to Late Senator John McCain

Sources quoted by U.S. media said Mr Trump would not be invited to the funeral and the current administration would probably be represented by Vice President Mike Pence. "Still not a kind word about McCain hi...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

John McCain to lie in state at U.S. Capitol Rotunda

Mike Huckabee said that although he and Sen. The memorials scheduled for McCain over the next several days in different states, culminating with his burial at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Sunda...More..

Air France, British Airways cutting flights to Iran next month
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Air France, British Airways cutting flights to Iran next month

Air France will stop flights from Paris to Tehran from September 18 because of "the line's weak performance", an airline spokesman said. BA, which is owned by Spanish-registered IAG, said its last outbound ...More..

Afghanistan's four top security officials resign
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Afghanistan's four top security officials resign

On August 25, a spokesman for Ghani confirmed to RFE/RL that the president had accepted the resignation of Mohammad Hanif Atmar, his national security adviser, and replaced him with Hamdullah Mohib, who previou...More..