In Iran, economic worries grow as new U.S. sanctions loom

Trump also said he would reinstate the U.S. nuclear sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic. The last time the rial was in a grip of such a spiral was back in September 2012. "More may be arrested t... More..

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Manafort Case 'HAS NOTHING TO DO' with Russia Collusion, President Trump
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Manafort Case 'HAS NOTHING TO DO' with Russia Collusion, President Trump

Last week, The New York Times reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is "is scrutinizing tweets and negative statements from the president about Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the former F.B.I. ...More..

John McDonnell hopes Labour's anti-Semitism row can be resolved soon
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

John McDonnell hopes Labour's anti-Semitism row can be resolved soon

Labour has been tipped into crisis this week following a barrage of allegations of anti-Semitism. "Views were expressed at the meeting which I do not accept or condone", Corbyn said in a statement. Speaking...More..

Passenger captures dramatic moment plane crashes in Mexico
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Passenger captures dramatic moment plane crashes in Mexico

Another survivor tweeted that it was the " scariest moment of my life. never thought this would happen to me". Aeromexico , the Mexican airline operating the flight, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that it ...More..

Macron faces no confidence votes amid security officer scandal - Ireland
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Macron faces no confidence votes amid security officer scandal - Ireland

But they condemn what opposition lawmakers call a "constitutional crisis" over revelations that Macron's office knew that a top security aide, Alexandre Benalla, had roughed up protesters during May Day demonst...More..

World's largest king penguin colony has shrunk by almost 90 per cent
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

World's largest king penguin colony has shrunk by almost 90 per cent

Satellite images and photos taken from helicopters show the population Ile aux Cochons has collapsed by 88 percent . Researchers said there was no clear reason for the decline. Researchers are also entertai...More..

Pope changes church stance on death penalty
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Pope changes church stance on death penalty

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has declared the death penalty "inadmissible" in an update of Catholic believers´ most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism , the Vatican said Thursday. The decisio...More..

Woman Hit In Face After Calling Out Harasser In Shocking Video
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Woman Hit In Face After Calling Out Harasser In Shocking Video

Then the man walked back to Laguerre, hit her in the face, and walked away. "The political response must be strong and it is, because, for the first time in France , we will fine those responsible for street...More..

Donald Trump Echoes Rudy Giuliani: 'Collusion Is Not A Crime'
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Donald Trump Echoes Rudy Giuliani: 'Collusion Is Not A Crime'

But Giuliani's media blitz is all a show, said Republican strategist Rick Wilson, who once worked for the former New York City mayor. Mueller is investigating whether Trump campaign officials worked with Mo...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump thanks North Korea's Kim for handing over war remains

Only one identification "dog tag" was delivered on by the North Koreans, complicating U.S. military efforts to identify the remains in the boxes. The pledge to deliver war remains was seen as a goodwill gestu...More..

Swedish Royal Family crown jewels STOLEN from Strängnäs Cathedral
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Swedish Royal Family crown jewels STOLEN from Strängnäs Cathedral

Police have used helicopters to try to track them down. The lake, the Mälaren, is one of the largest in Sweden and stretches along a variety of towns and cities, including Stockholm in the east. "The two ...More..

Judge Halts Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Designs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Judge Halts Downloads of 3D-Printed Gun Designs

Files showing how to replicate the process were immediately made available on the Defense Distributed website and downloaded hundreds of thousands of times. The restraining order puts that plan on hold for ...More..

Cat, Chicken Found ‘Huddled Together’ as Carr Fire Burns Shasta County Neighborhood
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Cat, Chicken Found ‘Huddled Together’ as Carr Fire Burns Shasta County Neighborhood

The Carr Fire has burned through almost 113,000 acres and is now considered 30 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. "We are part of that process", he said. With more than 20 active fires small and very l...More..

Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after sex abuse cover-up
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Australian Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson of Adelaide on Monday. The resignation comes just two days after the Pope stripped Theodore McCarrick, the former Archbisho...More..

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

Monday's report , citing intelligence gathered by US spy agencies and unidentified officials, also said there were signs that North Korea is continuing to construct at least one, and possibly two, liquid-f...More..

IS group claims responsibility for Tajikistan attack: SITE
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

IS group claims responsibility for Tajikistan attack: SITE

Earlier, officials in Tajikistan said that a banned Islamic party was behind the attack . Authorities said they have arrested four suspects and recovered a damaged Leganza they believe was involved in the in...More..

Prominent US cardinal resigns over abuse claims
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Prominent US cardinal resigns over abuse claims

The Pope has suspended a USA cardinal and ordered a church trial over sex abuse allegations. McCarrick, 88, the former archbishop of Washington DC is the first cardinal in living memory to lose his red hat an...More..

'Islamic State' kidnaps dozens of women and children in Syria
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

'Islamic State' kidnaps dozens of women and children in Syria

A Hezbollah media unit said the Syrian army had advanced towards the town of al-Shajara. Some reports say that the abductees were all from the village of al-Shabki, in the eastern hinterlands of the province....More..

Philippines President Duterte Orders Luxury Vehicles Worth $5.5 Million Crushed
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Philippines President Duterte Orders Luxury Vehicles Worth $5.5 Million Crushed

Philippine police have several times promised to overhaul the anti-drugs campaign, although human rights groups say there has been little noticeable change. "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempte...More..

Trump claims Americans need ID to go shopping
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump claims Americans need ID to go shopping

He was trying to tell supporters that tighter laws would stop people who aren't US citizens from voting, and in his argument added that people need IDs for most other things. Just a few months ago, DeSantis...More..

Basic income program cut 'devastating' for recipients
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Basic income program cut 'devastating' for recipients

The government also announced that Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program rates would be increased 1.5 per cent, half of the three per cent commitment the Liberals made in their final budget. A Ca...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Special counsel Mueller wants to ask Trump about obstruction of justice

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington , U.S., July 23, 2018. Trump wrote , in the third of a series of tweets . "Congress must protect Mueller"...More..

Nine states are suing the Trump administration to stop 3D-printed guns
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Nine states are suing the Trump administration to stop 3D-printed guns

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints count as constitutionally protected ...More..

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Donald Trump calls for Attorney General Jeff Session to end Russian Federation inquiry

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that President Trump has "every right" to be "deeply" frustrated that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. Paul Man...More..

United States spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

United States spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

On Wednesday, U.S. Consul General Angela Kerwin said Wednesday that no money was paid to North Korea for the remains. National anthems of the United States and South Korea were played, and the caskets were ...More..

Indonesia quake: Britons among 500 hikers rescued from mountain
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Indonesia quake: Britons among 500 hikers rescued from mountain

Among the fatalities were two tourists: Siti Nur Ismawida, a 30-year-old Malaysian , and Muhammad Ainul Muksin, from Indonesia's Sulawesi island . The epicentre of the quake was 50 km (30 miles) northeast o...More..

Tommy Robinson, British anti-Islam activist and darling of the U.S
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tommy Robinson, British anti-Islam activist and darling of the U.S

For all their emotional energy, however, the case had nothing to do with free speech. Robinson was sentenced to 13 months in prison earlier this year after broadcasting footage of trial defendants on social m...More..

Carr Fire destroys more than 1,000 homes in Shasta County
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Carr Fire destroys more than 1,000 homes in Shasta County

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office issued immediate evacuation orders for Mendocino Pass Road Covelo from the Eel River Guard Station, heading east to the Mendocino County Line and 1 mile out Indian Dick Road fr...More..

Donald Trump thinks you need ID to buy groceries
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Donald Trump thinks you need ID to buy groceries

He asserted, "if you go out and want to buy groceries, you need ID". A White House spokesman did not immediately respond to questions from the Associated Press about when the president last bought groceries...More..

Zanu-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament: poll body
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Zanu-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament: poll body

European Union poll monitors have expressed concern over the length of time it is taking to declare the presidential result. Zimbabwe's ruling party has won a majority of seats in Parliament, the electoral co...More..