Lawyer says Manafort cut deal to protect family

Andrew Weissmann, a federal prosecutor on Mueller's team, said that other charges may be dropped at sentencing or "or at the agreement of successful cooperation". Trump has said previously that he doesn't like flippers, but Manafort has clearly fli... More..

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Turkey says attacks on Syria's Idlib must stop, calls for ceasefire
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Turkey says attacks on Syria's Idlib must stop, calls for ceasefire

Erdogan warned that the planned counter-terrorism campaign in Idlib "would also create serious humanitarian and security risks for Turkey, the rest of Europe and beyond", apparently referring to a fresh inf...More..

Ex Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Reaches Plea Deal With Robert Mueller
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Ex Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Reaches Plea Deal With Robert Mueller

His decision to plead guilty, indicated in a court filing on Friday, came just days before jury selection was set to begin September 17 in Washington , where Mueller accused him of conspiring to launder money,...More..

Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

Some well-known Republicans split with Trump on the issue. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he saw no reason to dispute the numbers found in the GWU study . The president defended the federal government's ...More..

Sweden elections: Party with neo-Nazi roots makes gains
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Sweden elections: Party with neo-Nazi roots makes gains

This after an election campaign in which the Sweden Democrats were routinely branded as "racist" and "neo-Nazi" by their opponents-and by the global press. The rise of the SD has been the main focus of cove...More..

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away in London
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz passes away in London

She was diagnosed with lymphoma previous year, barely a month after Nawaz Sharif was removed from office by the Supreme Court, which ordered him to face trial in an anti-corruption court. Begum Kulsoom was elec...More..

Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Russian Federation and Iran backed a military offensive to reclaim the last major rebel-held area of Syria, while Turkey called for a ceasefire to prevent mass casualties among the province's estimated 3.5 mi...More..

Trump to Apple: 'Make your products' in the United States to avoid tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump to Apple: 'Make your products' in the United States to avoid tariffs

New tariffs on Chinese imports could cause the price of computers and networking equipment to rise, costing consumers billions of dollars while slowing 5G network implementation, four major USA tech companies s...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Meteorologist's Reaction to Hurricane Florence: 'Wow'

Hurricane Florence is gearing up to pound the eastern US coastline as it racks up maximum winds of 220 km/h, making it an "extremely dangerous" storm system which strength is only expected to grow. "This is a...More..

George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

Memos authored by House Republicans and Democrats , now declassified, show that information about Papadopoulos' contacts with Russian intermediaries triggered the FBI's counterintelligence investigation in...More..

[Breaking] Large military parade marks NK founding day: intelligence officials
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

[Breaking] Large military parade marks NK founding day: intelligence officials

Trump praised Kim for the parade's focus on growth and the reported lack of nuclear weapons, calling it a "big and very positive statement from North Korea" and taking credit for his efforts. The guide said K...More..

Investigators raid home of couple who raised funds for homeless man
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Investigators raid home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

However, the feel-good story of the year quickly went sour, when it was revealed that not only was Bobbitt reportedly frozen out from the cash raised on his behalf, but McClure and D'Amico were using the m...More..

United Kingdom says Russia's Putin is ultimately responsible for Novichok attack
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

United Kingdom says Russia's Putin is ultimately responsible for Novichok attack

Leaders of the UK's allies have backed Theresa May's claim that the suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack are Russian spies. The names of the two men "do not mean anything to us", RIA cited the Foreign...More..

Obama urges voters to mobilize against the 'politics of fear'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama urges voters to mobilize against the 'politics of fear'

On Friday, Obama gave a speech at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to urge young people to vote. He is just capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years. Saturday's rally...More..

Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Delta Fire: I-5 Road Closures and Traffic Conditions

The U.S. Forest Service, which is leading the efforts to battle the four-day-old wildfire, reported Saturday morning that the fire above Shasta Lake near the community of Lakehead had grown by about 5,000 acr...More..

George Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

George Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

US District Judge Randolph Moss sentenced foreign policy aide George Papadopoulos to 14 days, noting that he "lied in an investigation that was important to national security". Papadopoulos has cooperated f...More..

Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'

But he stressed that there are some 2.9 million civilians in the province - including about a million children who "are not terrorists". Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, said Wednesday that he hop...More..

Special counsel team responds to Trump lawyers on potential interview
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Special counsel team responds to Trump lawyers on potential interview

The new offer comes as details from Bob Woodward's White House memoir, "Fear", ricochet around Washington, including one episode where Trump's former lawyer John Dowd reportedly told Mueller that Trump is too...More..

The anonymity dilemma: New York Times rivals react to explosive op-ed
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

The anonymity dilemma: New York Times rivals react to explosive op-ed

The White House has been convulsed since Wednesday by a fevered hunt for the senior official who declared, in an unsigned article for The New York Times , that "unsung heroes" were quietly working within t...More..

Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary

In his concession speech, Capuano observed that "the district wanted a lot of change" and said Pressley "will make a great congresswoman". Amatul-Wadud, a mother of seven who touted her support for "Medic...More..

Pope calls for all parties to safeguard Syrian civilians in Idlib
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Pope calls for all parties to safeguard Syrian civilians in Idlib

Russian Federation has said a military operation there is necessary to weed out "terrorists" it blames for attacking its bases on the coast. Meanwhile, truckloads of United Nations humanitarian aid entered thro...More..

PM Imran Meeting With Provincial Secretaries of Punjab
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

PM Imran Meeting With Provincial Secretaries of Punjab

He stressed that he wanted to improve relations with the neighbouring countries, including India . According to the official news release, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar was also present during th...More..

Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , blaming Justice Department indictments against two Republican lawmakers for endangering their seats in the November elections....More..

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

The alleged shooter was reportedly taken down by police before being rushed to hospital with gun shot wounds. When he did not cease his aggression after the tasing, the sheriffs opened fire and wounded the susp...More..

Brazil's top electoral court votes down Lula candidacy
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Brazil's top electoral court votes down Lula candidacy

From behind bars, the two times former leftist president and union leader is hugely popular and leads polls. Under Brazilian law, da Silva is ineligible to run because his conviction was upheld on an initia...More..

Citing Terror, Pentagon Stops $300M in Pakistan Aid
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Citing Terror, Pentagon Stops $300M in Pakistan Aid

Defence secretary Jim Mattis, in particular, had an opportunity to authorise $300 million in the so-called Coalition Support Funds (CSF) this summer if he saw concrete Pakistani action in going after insurgents...More..

Couple ordered to hand over money they raised for homeless veteran
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Couple ordered to hand over money they raised for homeless veteran

On August 30, the trio appeared in court, where Superior Court Judge Paula T. Dow ordered McClure and D'Amico to transfer the remaining amount of money into an escrow account within 24 hours, which will be co...More..

Firefighters salute, mourners hold McCain signs - 8/30/2018 11:31:51 AM
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Firefighters salute, mourners hold McCain signs - 8/30/2018 11:31:51 AM

John McCain , the maverick politician and former prisoner of war who died at 81. The McCain matriarch was a frequent presence on the campaign trail when her son sought the presidency in 2008. Joe Biden at Se...More..

'Monkey' Remark About Black Nominee for Florida Governor Draws Criticism
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

'Monkey' Remark About Black Nominee for Florida Governor Draws Criticism

The DeSantis Campaign put out a statement saying, " Ron DeSantis was obviously talking about Florida not making the wrong decision to embrace the socialist policies that Andrew Gillum espouses..." ...More..

Russian Federation says Syria has right to chase rebels out of Idlib: agencies
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Russian Federation says Syria has right to chase rebels out of Idlib: agencies

That attack prompted the U.S.to carry out a rare strike against a Syrian military installation. A source told Reuters that Russia's ally, the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad , was preparing a phased of...More..