Pence and Pompeo deny writing anonymous Trump article

The Times opinion section said the piece was written by a senior official in the administration and that it was taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous article because disclosing the author's identity would jeopardise the person's job. More..

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Beijing fumes as British Navy warship sails near South China Sea islands
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Beijing fumes as British Navy warship sails near South China Sea islands

In retaliation, China dispatched a frigate and two military helicopters to confront the HMS Albion . The ship was believed to be on its way to Ho Chi Minh City, having finished a deployment in Japan, accor...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Delta Fire Roaring Through Northern California Triples In Size

In a video, a passenger in a vehicle screams: "Oh my God, I want to go!" as trees burst into flames and sheets of fire roiled on the side of the roadway. As of Wednesday, the McCloud River Club continues to be ...More..

Anonymous official says Trump staff working against 'amoral' president
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Anonymous official says Trump staff working against 'amoral' president

Woodward says he spoke at length with current and former White House officials to source the book, called Fear: Trump in the White House . The Trump senior staffer writes that some in the White House ...More..

'Don't touch me,' Senator Rubio tells conspiracy theorist Jones
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

'Don't touch me,' Senator Rubio tells conspiracy theorist Jones

The exchange was filmed by several news cameras and widely shared on social media. InfoWars spreads demonstrably false information and conspiracy theories on a host of issues, including claiming that the Sand...More..

Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Stranded people leave flooded airport after typhoon in Japan

Rescued passengers spoke of their discomfort in sweltering post-typhoon temperatures of around 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) on Wednesday. More than 400,000 buildings remained without power in Kansai Ele...More..

2+2 Dialogue: US gives India access to advanced military hardware
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

2+2 Dialogue: US gives India access to advanced military hardware

However, ahead of the dialogue, Randall Schriver, the Pentagon's assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, said that there was no guarantee that India would get a waiver and the U...More..

Anonymous official cites Trump ‘amorality’ in NY Times op-ed
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Anonymous official cites Trump ‘amorality’ in NY Times op-ed

Another reason for why people think Pence might have authored the op-ed is that he is the most senior Trump official, and has the highest amount of job safety . "My speechwriter contact: "It's possible Pence...More..

Florida mom charged with murder in death of toddler
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Florida mom charged with murder in death of toddler

But instead of seeking medical help, Stinson took the child to a wooded area and left him to die, the affidavit stated. Ms Stinson faces a charge of first-degree murder and is now being held without bail. Thi...More..

Lawyer: Johnny Bobbit’s money is gone
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Lawyer: Johnny Bobbit’s money is gone

The couple initially stated that they kept the funds safe, but they now have until September 10 to complete a report detailing how the funds were spent. When Badway suggested that the case be put on hold until ...More..

North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul

But a disappointing revelation too - the South Korean envoy said it's unlikely that Kim Jong-un will make his global debut at the UN General Assembly in NY, . Seoul has indicated an interest in Mr. Kim and Mr....More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Paraguay moves embassy in Israel back out of Jerusalem

The move presents an embarrassing diplomatic setback for Israel, which had hoped to build on the momentum started by the U.S., Guatemala and Paraguay, which all moved their embassies to Jerusalem in May. As a...More..

Obama and Bush pay tribute to 'patriot, warrior and statesman' John McCain
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Obama and Bush pay tribute to 'patriot, warrior and statesman' John McCain

Through tears, she said that although McCain was known for many accomplishments - a presidential nominee, a senator and a war hero - she will remember him best for the love he provided as a father. "I want to...More..

Section 377 verdict by Supreme Court today: 5 key things to know
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Section 377 verdict by Supreme Court today: 5 key things to know

Justice Nariman had wondered whether LGBT itself was an "order of nature". In the hearing, the government chose to remain neutral on the legality of Section 377 , leaving the decision entirely to the wis...More..

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits northern Japan
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits northern Japan

San Diego time, which was about 3 a.m. Thursday in Japan . The quake's epicenter is about 27.3km east of the city of Tomakomai, which has a population of about 175,000, and 64.8km southeast of Sapporo, which...More..

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary

It's not a sight you see every day, certainly not around Boston - a black woman mounting a plausible challenge to a 10-term white congressman from her own party, a politician with vast connections who votes t...More..

Labour's antisemitism row: Jeremy Corbyn pleases no one. amusing that
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Labour's antisemitism row: Jeremy Corbyn pleases no one. amusing that

A row broke out in July of this year when Labour said it was only partially adopting the definition - one of the slew of incidents to engulf the party headed by controversial figure Jeremy Corbyn who has ...More..

United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

United Kingdom charges two Russians over Salisbury poisoning of Skripals

Mrs May has said that these two suspects are "officers from the Russian military intelligence services". "This was also not a rogue operation". " We don't know, of course, why this attack was carried out ",...More..

Woman accused of ordering gang rape of stepdaughter, 9, in India
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Woman accused of ordering gang rape of stepdaughter, 9, in India

Preliminary forensic analysis confirmed she was gang-raped. According to the Police the investigation is underway by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), "the SIT interrogated the suspects and during susta...More..

Mattis: Syrian Rebels Have No Chemical Weapons
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Mattis: Syrian Rebels Have No Chemical Weapons

However, a barrage of Russian air strikes on Tuesday suggested they were in no mood for compromise . The White House said in a statement that President Donald Trump was monitoring the situation in the re...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill in Washington, in June 2017. Special counsel spokesman Peter Carr declined to co...More..

Experts Suspect Microwave Weapons Injured US Diplomats in Cuba
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Experts Suspect Microwave Weapons Injured US Diplomats in Cuba

In 2016 more than 30 state department staff and their families reported hearing high-pitched sounds in their homes and hotel rooms near the embassy. Douglas Smith , director of the Center for Brain Injury an...More..

Putin bombs Syria rebels to set up final assault on Idlib
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Putin bombs Syria rebels to set up final assault on Idlib

US President Donald Trump has also warned Syria against " recklessly " attacking Idlib province. Staffan de Mistura appealed to 'President Putin and to President Erdogan, .to make a telephone call, ' even...More..

Man held after backpack fire near US embassy in Cairo: statement
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Man held after backpack fire near US embassy in Cairo: statement

Dramatic video footage showed the man walking near the embassy when the black backpack he is wearing appears to explode. There was a bottle filled with inflammable material inside the backpack, the source add...More..

Boris Johnson offering no new Brexit ideas, says Downing Street
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Boris Johnson offering no new Brexit ideas, says Downing Street

The grassroots drive against any negotiations with the European Union (EU) that could lead to a so-called soft Brexit is being backed by another ex-minister Ian Duncan Smith and is expected to mount pressure ...More..

Principal brought in pole dancer to welcome kids back to school
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Principal brought in pole dancer to welcome kids back to school

A kindergarten principal in China trying to liven up a formal back-to-school ceremony with a racy pole dancer was sacked after angry parents lit up social media with complaints. "We apologize for not putting ...More..

Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network

Following the USA invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, he founded the eponymous Haqqani network , which quickly earned a reputation for brazen, high-profile attacks. Haqqani's prowess during the jihad against th...More..

Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Trump criticizes A.G. Sessions for charges against Rep. Collins

Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins and that the Republicans were being unfairly targeted by Justice. Both men had been expected to face easy re-election campaigns. That phone call took place in June 2017 - mo...More..

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm for 25 years
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Typhoon Jebi: Japan hit by strongest storm for 25 years

People try to hold umbrellas in strong wind triggered by Jebi in Osaka. It was bearing down on western Japan and set to make landfall on Shikoku, the smallest main island, before raking across the western par...More..

Trump failed Mueller interview test, new Woodward book says
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Trump failed Mueller interview test, new Woodward book says

The account of the book by the Post depicts the president as angry, frustrated, and paranoid about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. When it later appeared that the president had changed his ...More..