• FBI Fires Peter Strzok in Wake of Anti-Trump Text Messages
FBI Fires Peter Strzok in Wake of Anti-Trump Text Messages

President Donald Trump on Monday used Strzok's firing to suggest the Russian Federation investigation should be dropped, and the Clinton case redone. Page appeared before select House committee members for almost five hours last month and answered questions about her texts exchanged with Strzok. "At no time in any of these texts did those perso...

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  • Omarosa releases another Trump recording, Trump lashes out on Twitter
Omarosa releases another Trump recording, Trump lashes out on Twitter

Trump Monday morning responded, calling her "Wacky Omarosa " and saying she has been "fired for the last time ". "What happened?" Trump is heard asking . Then moments later he apologized for attacking her, but said he had to because the "Fake Media" would not cover her fairly . "The very idea a staff member would sneak a recording device into...

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  • Mnangagwa’s inauguration may need to be postponed as MDC arrives at court
Mnangagwa’s inauguration may need to be postponed as MDC arrives at court

Emmerson won the presidential race with 50.8% of the vote while MDC's Nelson Chamisa scored 44.3%. It's amusing that Chamisa (MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson) entered an election wanting to win only. The legal team representing MDC-Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa filed their petition challenging the presidential electi...

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  • Suspect in California Holy Fire Case: It's 'Gonna Burn'
Suspect in California Holy Fire Case: It's 'Gonna Burn'

The Holy Fire - named for Holy Jim Canyon where it began Monday - grew to almost 85 square kilometres by Saturday morning. Many schools have been forced to close, and more evacuation orders were being issued. The Holy Fire was one of several blazes burning across California that have displaced tens of thousands. Experts warn that worsening ...

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  • Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion - 8/9/2018 1:41:35 AM
Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion - 8/9/2018 1:41:35 AM

The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. The Senate debate revealed deep divisions in Argentina, where support for decriminalizing abortion drew stronger support in Buenos Aires, the capital, than in the more conservative provinces.

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  • One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism
One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

Newsham declined to give specifics about a closed-door planning meeting held Wednesday with city and homeland security, but he did address concerns that alt-right and KKK groups would be escorted by police. The Park Service also has approved a permit for the ANSWER Coalition and Partnership for Civil Justice Fund, which is combining forces with DC ...

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  • U.S. justification for sanctions 'far-fetched' - Russian Federation
U.S. justification for sanctions 'far-fetched' - Russian Federation

This is out of the question. The department accused Russian Federation of violating the global law through its use of the lethal chemical weapon. The Russian embassy said Moscow continued to advocate for an open and transparent investigation into the poisoning.

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  • IDF Officer: War With Gaza is Close
IDF Officer: War With Gaza is Close

It further claimed that the Israeli missile system Iron Dome had intercepted 25 rockets out of the 150 rockets, which activated sirens in the occupied territories over 125 times. One Israeli soldier has been shot dead by a Palestinian sniper during the same period, while incendiary devices attached to balloons and kites launched by Palestinians h...

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  • Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif: US will not stop Iran oil exports
Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif: US will not stop Iran oil exports

Few American companies do much business in Iran so the impact of sanctions mainly stems from Washington's ability to block European and Asian firms from trading there. "Our crews that are on board our ships are well rehearsed, well prepared by the U.S. Navy when they come into our area", Votel said. Long-running discontent over high prices, une...

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  • Twitter head Jack Dorsey defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars
Twitter head Jack Dorsey defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

The tech world has been pretty staunch in its ostracisation of Alex Jones , the mastermind behind conspiracy website Infowars . The moves follow similar action by Apple Inc. "We tried treating @reddit as a silo, and it was a huge mistake". Jones earlier this week responded to the shutdowns of his accounts by slamming social media platform p...

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  • Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures
Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures

Responding to a question about the reason for the activists' arrests, Jubeir said that charges against them would be made public once their cases reach the courts, repeating earlier allegations that they had been in touch with foreign entities.

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  • Other Politicians Held, Recently Sold Stock That Got Chris Collins Arrested
Other Politicians Held, Recently Sold Stock That Got Chris Collins Arrested

Collins was the biggest investor in the company, which is developing treatments for multiple sclerosis, and he reportedly was pitching it as a good investment to friends and House colleagues. During the tax reform debate, when his fellow New York GOP members of Congress were up in arms about a provision that would likely raise taxes on many New Yor...

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  • Takeaways from day six of the Paul Manafort trial
Takeaways from day six of the Paul Manafort trial

Gates said he helped Manafort hide secret bank accounts in the United Kingdom, Cyprus and the Grenadines. "I'm not very patient, so don't try my patience", Ellis said. K and that, once the money was moved into the accounts, Manafort decided what to do with it. Possible embezzlement of millions Manafort's attorneys went on the attack against Gates...

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  • Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies

Despite best efforts of our doctors and nurses to resuscitate him, he failed to respond. Karunanidhi's death ends the decades long atheist, anti-Hindi, caste-less phase of Tamil politics. The 94-year-old veteran politician, who gave 80 years of his life to Tamil Nadu's people, lived a life full of surprises. Karunanidhi suffered a personal jo...

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  • Largest wildfire in California history still growing
Largest wildfire in California history still growing

As of late Monday, the fire was only 30 percent contained. The Mendocino Complex Fire expanded almost 80 percent over the weekend and has now scorched more than 283,000 acres north of San Francisco, forcing more than 20,000 people to evacuate and destroying at least 75 homes so far.

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  • Saudi Airlines suspends Canadian flights
Saudi Airlines suspends Canadian flights

It could also have an impact on Canadian oil imports: Canada imports nine per cent of its crude oil from Saudi Arabia, much of which goes to the Atlantic provinces. On Friday, the Canadian government sent out a tweet condemning the arrests of women's rights activists, including Samar Badawi, the sister of jailed dissident Raif Badawi.

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  • Anger, Fear And Defiance In Iran As US Sanctions Return Today
Anger, Fear And Defiance In Iran As US Sanctions Return Today

Rouhani told state television on Monday night that Iran had no intention of negotiating a new deal with the United States. He called the landmark 2015 agreement "horrible", claiming it left the Iranian government flush with cash to fuel conflict in the Middle East.

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  • No meandering permitted in Manafort trial judge's courtroom
No meandering permitted in Manafort trial judge's courtroom

Andres asked Washkuhn if it would have been important to know about any foreign accounts held by Manafort, who is accused of bank and tax fraud. That's according to testimony Friday as prosecutors seek to pull up the curtain on how the former Donald Trump aide allegedly concealed his earnings from working as a political operative in Ukraine.

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  • Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election
Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election

In a raucous rally in a sweltering gymnasium in Ohio Saturday, Trump pitched for Ohio state Sen. The crowd chanted "speaker of the House", a reference to the possibility that Jordan will seek the speakership after November's midterm elections.

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  • Colombia and Venezuela clash over Maduro ‘assassination attempt’
Colombia and Venezuela clash over Maduro ‘assassination attempt’

Prosecutors have already launched their investigation and obtained critical details from the suspects in custody, said Saab, adding that he would give more details Monday. Reverol said one of the detained had an outstanding arrest warrant for his alleged role in the August 2017 attack on a military base in Valencia. Ivan Duque takes over as the...

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