Trump cancels military parade after Pentagon delay

Trump decided he wanted a military parade in Washington after he attended France's Bastille Day celebration in the center of Paris previous year. The parade, which President Trump requested after attending a Bastille Day military parade in Paris pa... More..

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Kofi Annan: Former UN chief dies at 80
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Kofi Annan: Former UN chief dies at 80

A life well lived. Just before becoming secretary general, Annan served as United Nations peacekeeping chief and as special envoy to the former Yugoslavia, where he oversaw a transition in Bosnia from United ...More..

Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan

The statement criticizing the White House's move is signed by top former officials who served under both Republican and Democratic administrations. Brennan , a frequent Trump critic, called the president's ac...More..

Girl who fled Daesh sees her abuser in the street
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Girl who fled Daesh sees her abuser in the street

Ashwaq says she told investigators everything, including her harrowing experiences in Iraq. " It was Abu Humam, with the same scary beard and ugly face ". "When a girl is raped by IS, you can't imagine what i...More..

Trump Administration Ends $200 Million in Funding for Syria Stabilization Programs
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump Administration Ends $200 Million in Funding for Syria Stabilization Programs

Officials were quick to add that the loss in funding will be quickly matched by up to $300 million dollars in aid from other coalition partners, including Saudi Arabia. A longtime foe of Riyadh, it accused Saud...More..

White House Calls On Turkey to Release American Pastor Andrew Brunson
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

White House Calls On Turkey to Release American Pastor Andrew Brunson

Andrew Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, N.C., shown in Izmir, Turkey, on July 25. U.S. sanctions and tariffs have contributed to a tumble in the Turkish lira, which dropped in value to 5....More..

Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee

Following his death, many people chanted "Atal Bihari Amar Rahe" as Vajpayee's cortege made its way to the city to reach BJP headquarters, where innumerable leaders gathered to pay tribute to him. In keeping wi...More..

Vatican expresses ‘shame and sorrow’ over USA grand jury report on abuse
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Vatican expresses ‘shame and sorrow’ over USA grand jury report on abuse

He will face further pressure on a papal visit to Ireland next weekend, when survivors of sexual abuse will demand he take institutional responsibility for the church's failures. "Victims should know that the P...More..

Manigault Newman has more than audio recordings
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Manigault Newman has more than audio recordings

The tapes of Ms. Manigault Newman's private conversations with Mr. Trump and other officials connected to him have rattled the White House in a way that few things other than the special counsel investiga...More..

Trump prepared to revoke more security clearances
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump prepared to revoke more security clearances

And, per an analysis at the Washington Post , he also knows former British spy Christopher Steele, who compiled the infamous dossier alleging ties between Trump and Russian Federation. Mr. Trump also said he...More..

B.C. government declares a state of emergency in wildfire response
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

B.C. government declares a state of emergency in wildfire response

The wildfires are expected to expand since the weather forecast is calling for continued hot and dry conditions and risks of thunderstorms across the province. Almost 3,400 firefighters and contractors from B.C...More..

Kellyanne Conway Wanted To Criticize Her Husband -- But As An Anonymous Source
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Kellyanne Conway Wanted To Criticize Her Husband -- But As An Anonymous Source

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway recently talked about the dynamics of her marriage, and shared some "strong words" about her husband's anti-Trump tweets with a reporter, according to the Business In...More..

Trump Is So Sad About Jury Deliberations In Paul Manafort Trial
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump Is So Sad About Jury Deliberations In Paul Manafort Trial

Prohibitions on jurors reading about a case they are deciding are hard to enforce in the smartphone era, said Jens David Ohlin, a professor of criminal law at Cornell University. He said that he personally has ...More..

Trump expects to ‘quickly’ revoke Bruce Ohr’s security clearance
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump expects to ‘quickly’ revoke Bruce Ohr’s security clearance

Rove said Brennan has been "over-the-top" and "irresponsible" with his criticisms against the president - though he wasn't sure how advantageous it would be for Trump to paint Brennan as the newest member o...More..

USA blacklists Russian and Chinese companies trading with North Korea
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

USA blacklists Russian and Chinese companies trading with North Korea

The United States imposed sanctions on a Russian port service agency and Chinese firms on Wednesday for aiding North Korean ships and selling alcohol and tobacco to North Korea in breach of US sanctions aim...More..

Masked vandals torch cars in Sweden
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Masked vandals torch cars in Sweden

No injuries have been reported. "We also have spoken with their parents", Fuxborg said, adding police were in the early stages of the investigation. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashed out at the perp...More..

USA unveils action group to run policy on 'malign' Iran
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

USA unveils action group to run policy on 'malign' Iran

USA officials have also been in talks with Saudi Arabia to produce more oil to meet the global demand. Hook, now director of policy planning at the State Department, was in charge of the failed effort to ge...More..

China training for AIRSTRIKES against USA targets in Pacific, Pentagon warns
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

China training for AIRSTRIKES against USA targets in Pacific, Pentagon warns

The Pentagon report noted that in August 2017, the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) expanded its operating area by sending six H-6K bombers up past Okinawa for the first time. And there also f...More..

Former cricket legend Imran Khan confirmed as new Pakistan Prime Minister
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Former cricket legend Imran Khan confirmed as new Pakistan Prime Minister

The elected prime minister is expected to take oath on Saturday. Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border crossing, from where he will travel to the federal capital Islamabad to attend the oath-taking cerem...More..

Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack

Col. Turki al-Malki, a spokesman for the coalition in Yemen, said last week that the coalition had launched an operation in Saada in response to Houthi fighters firing a missile on the Saudi city of Jizan o...More..

Trump's military parade would cost about $92M, official says
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump's military parade would cost about $92M, official says

Earlier on Thursday, a USA official told the AFP news agency the planning estimate for the event had ballooned to as much as $92m (£72m). A military parade requested by U.S. The city's governing District of...More..

Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off

A passenger filmed the dramatic moment a plane "crash landed" at Manila global airport in Philippines early Friday and skidded off the runway. Only a few passengers sustained bruises but all those aboard Xi...More..

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building

Philippine officials have said that military pilots are repeatedly warned off by Beijing as their planes approach Philippine-held Thitu Island (Jhongye Island, 中業島), which lies beside a Chinese air base built o...More..

Jessie the potty-mouthed parrot swears at firefighters while stranded on roof
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Jessie the potty-mouthed parrot swears at firefighters while stranded on roof

But it seems the affection had the opposite affect on Jessie , who simply told the fire fighters to " fuck off ". But after she was finished hurling expletives it became clear Jessie wasn't injured after a...More..

Wikipedia declares Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead without any official confirmation
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Wikipedia declares Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead without any official confirmation

Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness. He was one of the most gracious leaders of the nation who had a unique taste of the fine arts. Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Suresh Pr...More..

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado

He said he hasn't spoken to her parents since the tragedy, but a neighbor told him they flew to Colorado. "I knew she had a doctor's appointment that morning because she's pregnant". In the wake of the disappea...More..

Senate Intel chairman slams former Central Intelligence Agency director for Trump-Russia claims
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Senate Intel chairman slams former Central Intelligence Agency director for Trump-Russia claims

The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee is criticizing former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanTucker Carlson attacks press as "state media" after Trump strips ex-CIA chief's clearance ...More..

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day

He then quoted the former assistant director, Chris Swecker, who had appeared on Fox News' "America's Newsroom" to discuss the actions of Strzok, former FBI Director James Comey, and ex-Deputy Director Andrew...More..

Regulators in Saudi Arabia Warn Against Crypto Trading
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Regulators in Saudi Arabia Warn Against Crypto Trading

Neighbors the UAE and Qatar had already absorbed block chain technology into their financial and business worlds, and it seemed only a matter of time before Saudi Arabia followed suit. Currently, the committee ...More..

Taliban overrun Afghan military base after days of fighting
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Taliban overrun Afghan military base after days of fighting

By late Tuesday, the Taliban appeared to have lost the first war, with the smoldering city relatively calm and most insurgent fighters in retreat. "Clearly the Taliban have paid no heed to the calls of the Af...More..