National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump's Russia swirl

Only one other American, State Department translator Marina Gross, was in the room with the American and Russian presidents, and the White House has offered few details about what was discussed. Coats, who oversees the nation's 17 intelligence agenci... More..

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Federal Bureau of Investigation releases Top Secret warrant application to wiretap Carter Page

While the documents are heavily redacted in places, the Times reports that visible portions of the documents show the Federal Bureau of Investigation telling the intelligence court that Page "has been c...More..

No 'time limit' to denuclearize North Korea, says Trump
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

No 'time limit' to denuclearize North Korea, says Trump

Pompeo met with Kim's key aide this month during his latest trip to Pyongyang but as soon as he left, the North's foreign ministry berated him over his "unilateral and gangster-like" demands. But the relationsh...More..

Iran Nuclear Deal: US Pushes Europe's Back To The Wall
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Iran Nuclear Deal: US Pushes Europe's Back To The Wall

Iran says its nuclear program is strictly for civilian purposes, while Washington has accused it of attempting to develop nuclear weapons. Russia's energy minister has been quoted as saying that a deal u...More..

Florida man shot and killed over parking space
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Florida man shot and killed over parking space

Also in the lot was Drejka, a regular at the Circle A who regularly took issue with able-bodied people parking in the reserved spot. Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting at a convenience store in un...More..

NYT Reveals Tape of Trump and Michael Cohen Discussing Payment to Playmate
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

NYT Reveals Tape of Trump and Michael Cohen Discussing Payment to Playmate

Giuliani also told the Times that Trump insisted the payment, should it occur, be a check - not cash - so that a paper trail would exist. That practice is known as "catch and kill", and it effectively silen...More..

Could this newly discovered shipwreck contain 200 tonnes of gold?
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Could this newly discovered shipwreck contain 200 tonnes of gold?

Images from the company's website, posted in 2007, seem to show the same wreck at the bottom of the ocean, along with maps of its general location. Shinil Group claims they are "the only entity in the world" to...More..

Rosenstein Defends Charging Foreign Agents US Can’t Arrest
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Rosenstein Defends Charging Foreign Agents US Can’t Arrest

American intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation intervened in the presidential election in 2016, trying to help the President to Donald Trump to win, in part, by the correspondence of the ...More..

Barnier highlights need to resolve Rock's post-Brexit future
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Barnier highlights need to resolve Rock's post-Brexit future

In a much anticipated speech , Mr Johnson attacked the prime minister's approach but said she could still command support for her leadership. The Irish border question is proving to be the thorniest issue in...More..

Possible hostage situation at Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Possible hostage situation at Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's

The incident started around 3:30 p.m. local time (6:30 p.m. ET) and prompted a major police response. No officers were injured. Officer Mike Lopez, a police spokesperson, said the man had fled from the scene ...More..

Ireland to hire 1,000 customs and veterinary officials for Brexit
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Ireland to hire 1,000 customs and veterinary officials for Brexit

Mrs May has repeatedly voiced her opposition and on Friday is due to do so again, saying: "The economic and constitutional dislocation of a formal "third country" customs border within our own country is someth...More..

Chinese yuan wilts again, cushioning the blow of Trump tariffs
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Chinese yuan wilts again, cushioning the blow of Trump tariffs

Tariffs on another $16 billion of electronics and components are scheduled and the Trump administration has threatened to target another $200 billion of Chinese products with tariffs , a move that would rais...More..

North Korea has 2.6 million 'modern slaves,' new report estimates
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

North Korea has 2.6 million 'modern slaves,' new report estimates

But the source also said North Koreans desire unification. Park, who is now studying at Colombia University in NY, urged people everywhere to help the millions of victims of modern slavery . A third, or 15 m...More..

US, Russia: Ukraine Shaping Up to Be Hot Topic for Summit
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

US, Russia: Ukraine Shaping Up to Be Hot Topic for Summit

The New York Times later reported , and the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed to CNN , that Trump was briefed on specific U.S. "Hopefully, President Putin will have the 12 ide...More..

McConnell Asks for Committee Hearings on Russia Sanctions
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

McConnell Asks for Committee Hearings on Russia Sanctions

A unanimous consent request can be derailed by a single objection. But he accused this resolution of "simply bringing the hatred of the president to the Senate floor". The Senate unanimously passed a resolution...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Several injured in attack on busy bus in Germany

The police added that a backpack was found in the bus from which smoke was appearing. The driver told investigators that he stopped the bus and opened all the doors to let passengers out after noticing the fi...More..

George H.W. Bush's former doctor gunned down by cyclist
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

George H.W. Bush's former doctor gunned down by cyclist

Mark Hausknecht was shot and killed by a fellow cyclist while riding near the Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in downtown Houston . The gunman is still at large, and police have no idea what prompted th...More..

Bill Kelly: Will Trump listen to tariff concerns
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Bill Kelly: Will Trump listen to tariff concerns

Most officials said the proposed 25 percent tariff would make vehicles significantly more expensive and hurt auto companies' efforts to support jobs and innovation. Japan's envoy Kazutoshi Aikawa said that si...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

"Illegal": Trump After Reports That Lawyer Taped Conversation With Model

US President Donald Trump has responded to reports that his former attorney Michael Cohen secretly recorded their conversions, calling the move "totally unheard of and probably illegal". The story was nev...More..

Obama Gives Trump Sharp Rebuke In Mandela Address On Values
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Obama Gives Trump Sharp Rebuke In Mandela Address On Values

Wade , making equal pay a federal law , providing paid maternity leave to new mothers and applying stricter anti-rape policies on college campuses throughout the U.S. , "Tears of a Nation" and the recent one ...More..

Microsoft Discloses First Known Cyberattacks Targeted at Three 2018 Election Campaigns
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Microsoft Discloses First Known Cyberattacks Targeted at Three 2018 Election Campaigns

Burt declined to name the candidates being targeted, citing Microsoft's policy of preserving the anonymity of its clients. These attacks were made using phony versions of Microsoft's website. The hacking unit i...More..

Australian PM calls on Pope Francis to fire archbishop
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Australian PM calls on Pope Francis to fire archbishop

Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson has appealed his conviction of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest during the 1970s. One of the highest-ranking church offi...More..

European Union reaction to United Kingdom white paper 'lukewarm' - Simon Coveney
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

European Union reaction to United Kingdom white paper 'lukewarm' - Simon Coveney

Even in the best-case scenario, however, the European Union adds that all sectors must prepare for changes, such as an end to passporting rights in the financial sector, and a requirement for inspections at por...More..

Preemie penguin chick saved by zookeepers
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Preemie penguin chick saved by zookeepers

Posting a video of the chick to Facebook, the zoo said: "She's now doing really well and is staying in a custom-built incubation room cosying up to a cuddly toy penguin". Weighing just 73g and with a slim chanc...More..

Pictured after 23 years... sole survivor of slaughtered tribe
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Pictured after 23 years... sole survivor of slaughtered tribe

Funai frequently check in to see if he is still alive and often find him digging holes in the earth to trap animals or hide in himself. Semi-naked and swinging an axe vigorously as he fells a tree, the man, b...More..

Pro-Assad villages evacuated in Syria
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Pro-Assad villages evacuated in Syria

Buses carrying nearly 7,000 people departed the towns and arrived near the city of Aleppo, which is controlled by the Assad regime. Under the new deal, a total of 6,900 people will be evacuated, while the Ass...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Trump's threat of tariffs on all $505bn of Chinese imports knocks markets

The reaction to Trump's remarks in the financial markets was muted. The comments sent US markets sliding early Friday. More than 70 per cent of Republican and Republican-leaning USA adults believe incre...More..

New snafu: the trump accidentally added years Elizabeth II
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

New snafu: the trump accidentally added years Elizabeth II

The POTUS was accused of not showing enough respect to her Majesty , she was accused of not liking him as much as she did former president Barack Obama . After being on the throne for over 65 years, Queen El...More..

Nine duck boat victims from same family, says Missouri governor's office
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Nine duck boat victims from same family, says Missouri governor's office

It capsized a Duck Tour amphibious boat and killed 17 people on the land-water craft. Allison Warmuth, 28, was killed after colliding with a Boston Duck Boat Tours vehicle while riding on a moped on Beacon ...More..

Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'

Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel charging Sean Spicer, 000 as book party venue Bernie Sanders: Trump "so tough" on child separations but not on Putin MORE on Saturday br...More..