Donald Trump says will attend November WWI parade in Paris

The final plan has not been approved by Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, according to local media. The cost of the parade had appeared to be escalating, with reports on Thursday estimating it would be $ 80 million more than previously estimated at ... More..

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North, South Korea to decide date, venue for 3rd summit
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

North, South Korea to decide date, venue for 3rd summit

The North Korean leader met the South's President Moon in April and May at the border truce village of Panmunjom, within the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas, and agreed that the next summ...More..

Wildfire smoke brings regional health warning — QUALITY ALERT
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Wildfire smoke brings regional health warning — QUALITY ALERT

We pretty much maxed out here (Tuesday)". "Some smoke from fires, primarily in British Columbia, has moved down and affected the whole Puget Sound region", Wineke said. Sensitive groups should take precaution...More..

Ryan calls Trump threat to pull clearances 'just trolling'
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Ryan calls Trump threat to pull clearances 'just trolling'

The final question in the briefing was whether former President Obama and former VP Biden might have their security clearances revoked as well. They are former CIA Directors John Brennan and Michael Hayd...More..

Heavy monsoon rains kill 44 people in southern India, close airport
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Heavy monsoon rains kill 44 people in southern India, close airport

The state has battled with the worst floods in the history which has caused 67 deaths so far. The five latest fatalities from the rain that began a week ago came when authorities in the southern state were fo...More..

Police search addresses after suspected terrorist attack at United Kingdom parliament
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Police search addresses after suspected terrorist attack at United Kingdom parliament

That was the first of five attacks in Britain past year that police designated as terrorism , three of which used vehicles as weapons. Two people were taken to hospital, and one was still receiving treatment...More..

5 things to know about Christine Hallquist, trailblazing Vermont candidate
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

5 things to know about Christine Hallquist, trailblazing Vermont candidate

Hallquist points out that she's also an engineer, an innovator and a progressive. If she wins, she'll become the nation's first transgender governor. The Vermont Democrat responded by focusing more on the u...More..

Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Abadi cancels visit to Iran after sanctions decision

Iran will soon receive a second batch of 20 percent-enriched uranium which has been kept in Russian Federation under the 2015 nuclear deal and now will be used at the Tehran nuclear reactor, the spokesman for t...More..

Sexual assault survivors react to report alleging abuse by 301 'predator priests'
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Sexual assault survivors react to report alleging abuse by 301 'predator priests'

The actual number of child victims is believed to be in the thousands, the jurors wrote , but there is no information because they either didn't come forward or the dioceses didn't create written records for a...More..

Manafort Team Must Choose to Defend or Stand Down
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Manafort Team Must Choose to Defend or Stand Down

The charges against Manafort do not delve to the core question of Mueller's investigation - whether members of the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian attack on the 2016 election. Downing also said the ...More..

Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for weeks
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Orca's 'tour of grief' over after carrying dead calf for weeks

The whale was seen "vigourously chasing" salmon with her pod in the Haro Strait off the coast of Victoria on Saturday afternoon. The act itself was not unprecedented, but researchers said it was rare to see a...More..

Turkey 'implores' Trump to return to table on tariffs
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Turkey 'implores' Trump to return to table on tariffs

What's happening to Turkey's currency right now? Markets are deeply concerned over the direction of domestic economic policy under Erdogan with inflation at almost 16 percent but the central bank reluctant ...More..

Donald Trump: White House Staff Hated 'Wacky Omarosa'
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Donald Trump: White House Staff Hated 'Wacky Omarosa'

The latest barbs from Trump fanned the flames of conflict with Manigault Newman, which has virtually consumed the White House for the past several days. The Situation Room is a secure conference room located ...More..

PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace

Imran Khan is expected to take oath as the next Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 18. The card is also essential for casting vote in the elections of Speaker, deputy speaker and the Prime Minister. Khan...More..

Mnangagwa inauguration deferred after court challenge of result
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Mnangagwa inauguration deferred after court challenge of result

His new cabinet will come soon after his inauguration set for this coming Sunday. Some of the lawyers who filed the papers for Chamisa include, Chris Mhike, Douglas Coltart, Advocate Thabani Mpofu, Advocate ...More..

Kerala flooding: 70 stranded at Munnar resort, army deployed
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Kerala flooding: 70 stranded at Munnar resort, army deployed

All five shutters of Cheruthoni dam, part of Idukki reservoir, were opened on Thursday after incessant heavy rain increased the water level in the reservoir. "People living in downstream areas of these dams...More..

Cal Fire Mechanic Killed In Crash On Way To Battle Carr Fire
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Cal Fire Mechanic Killed In Crash On Way To Battle Carr Fire

One then swoops in low behind a row of houses before opening its bay doors and dumping its load of flame retardant liquid over the ground. The Carr Fire has burned 177,450 acres as of Thursday morning. He h...More..

Airline employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes and dies
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Airline employee steals plane from Seattle airport, crashes and dies

A Horizon Air Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, reported to be hijacked, flies over University Place, Washington, the US, before crashing in the South Puget Sound, August 10, 2018 in this still image taken from a video...More..

Houthi missile launched into Saudi Arabia kills one
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Houthi missile launched into Saudi Arabia kills one

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the coalition air strike and called on all parties to spare civilians and "to respect their obligations under global humanitarian law, in particular the fundame...More..

Saudi student departure would cost Okanagan College $850,000
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Saudi student departure would cost Okanagan College $850,000

Harbash added that they are capable of transferring all Saudi students from Canada to countries with cultural missions in the US, UK, New Zealand and Australia, all of which are considered countries with top ed...More..

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

Donald Trump met North Korean Kim Jong-un for the first time in June. He continued to note that the USA has no current plans to relax sanctions on North Korea until there is evidence the country is taking ...More..

Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

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

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia executed a man by crucifixion in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday, while it was trying to attack Canada on its human rights record . That will remove an estimated $2 billion in in...More..

NY congressman arrested on insider trading charges
by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

NY congressman arrested on insider trading charges

The congressman, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky-the father of Cameron's fiancee-were charged Wednesday with securities fraud, wire fraud and making false statements to federal officials. Collins demand...More..

by | Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Gates wraps testimony, says he made 'mistakes'

Weissmann made a filing in that case as recently as Monday. Manafort's lawyers are determined to impugn the credibility of Gates, who pleaded guilty in Mueller's investigation and agreed to cooperate with inv...More..

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

On Monday, Freeland doubled down on the position by saying Canadians expect their government's foreign policy to be guided by their values. The official Twitter account of Global Affairs Canada also sent out ...More..

Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

A nail salon employee was arrested after she was caught on camera repeatedly attacking a customer with a broom. Neighbors are protesting an East Flatbush nail salon after police arrested a worker and a custom...More..

Trump admits son met Russian for rival's info
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Trump admits son met Russian for rival's info

Rudy Giuliani , the top lawyer on President Trump's legal team, said on Monday that they hope to send special counsel Robert Mueller a letter that would largely turn down a meeting that would include "any...More..

European companies 'protected' from U.S. sanctions following Iran nuclear row
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

European companies 'protected' from U.S. sanctions following Iran nuclear row

The sanctions that took effect on Tuesday target Iranian purchases of USA dollars, metals trading, coal, industrial software and its auto sector. "These include sanctions targeting Iran's energy sector, inclu...More..

Twin Blazes Become California's Largest Wildfire In History
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Twin Blazes Become California's Largest Wildfire In History

Two firefighters and four other people, including two children, were also killed. "It's pretty doggone hot and dry, and it's going to stay that way". Before arriving at the fires, the Aussies and Kiwis went t...More..

Saudis Deny Role in Attacks That Killed Civilians in Yemeni Port
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Saudis Deny Role in Attacks That Killed Civilians in Yemeni Port

There were also 50 others who were wounded in the airstrikes that hit a fishing port and a popular fish market about five meters away from the main gate of Public al-Thawra Hospital in Hodeidah , said the ...More..