Prosecutors file new charges against Paul Manafort, signaling a plea deal

The charges in his second trial were set to include money laundering, conspiring to defraud the United States, witness tampering and failing to register as a foreign agent. And during his Virginia trial in August, Manafort's lawyers spent considerabl... More..

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Remnants of Hurricane Helene head for Wales

Will storm Helene influence our weather next week? The Met Office has claimed Helene, which is now making its way through the Atlantic, could bring temperatures as high as 26C in the London area, while reac...More..

Funeral set for man killed by white Dallas police officer
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Funeral set for man killed by white Dallas police officer

Botham's funeral will be held Thursday. He will be buried in Saint Lucia, but the service in Texas was a chance for American friends to say goodbye. "A friend is the family that you choose. Lucia. Ignatius Je...More..

Paul Manafort Reaches Tentative Plea Deal with Robert Mueller
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort Reaches Tentative Plea Deal with Robert Mueller

Manafort was convicted on eight counts of tax and bank fraud in federal court in Virginia in August, a development that was widely viewed as a victory for Mueller's team in his first court test of the Russian ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Landslide at Greek beach on Zakynthos caught on camera

A government statement said a 34-year-old Czech woman had been hospitalised with a fractured vertebra, while her husband and two children sustained light injuries. Meanwhile, some boats were capsizing in the ...More..

Plane carrying body of Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's wife reaches Lahore
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Plane carrying body of Pakistani ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's wife reaches Lahore

According to reports, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight carrying the body of Kulsoom Nawaz will leave for Lahore from the Heathrow Airport, London on Thursday and land at the Allama Iqbal Inter...More..

Pope calls unprecedented meeting of top officials over sexual abuse
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Pope calls unprecedented meeting of top officials over sexual abuse

As Pope Francis sat down at the Vatican Thursday with a delegation of US bishops and cardinals to discuss how to gain ground in the sexual abuse crisis engulfing the Catholic Church, fresh scandals emerged ...More..

China tells UN rights chief to 'respect' sovereignty
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

China tells UN rights chief to 'respect' sovereignty

In the report, HRW documents the increasing government control over the 13 million Muslims living in Xinjiang. UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet this week said the Chinese government...More..

Bombing in Afghanistan Kills at Least 68 at Quiet Yell
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Bombing in Afghanistan Kills at Least 68 at Quiet Yell

Zar Khan, one of the injured, told AFP he saw a young man get out of a auto and run towards the protesters shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest). The violence follows recent diplomatic efforts to end the ...More..

Chance for tropical development in the Gulf up to 70 percent
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Chance for tropical development in the Gulf up to 70 percent

Upper-level winds aren't great for development at the moment, but as the system drifts northwestward, it'll gain energy from the warm Gulf waters and upper-level winds should become more conducive for tropical ...More..

Russia requests UN SC session on results of Russia-Turkey-Iran summit
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Russia requests UN SC session on results of Russia-Turkey-Iran summit

The UN has estimated 800,000 people could be displaced by an attack. Senior rebel officials said Turkey had sent more military aid to rebels in and around the Idlib region since a summit meeting with Iran and...More..

Siena Poll: Cuomo up 41 points on Nixon
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Siena Poll: Cuomo up 41 points on Nixon

The governor took a ceremonial ride over the new bridge on Friday. 68 percent of respondents said they had a favorable view of the governor while 41 percent said they liked Nixon. "I think he actually owes an...More..

1st U.S. troops from July DPRK remains identified
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

1st U.S. troops from July DPRK remains identified

North Korea pledged to return the remains of USA servicemen who had fallen during the Korean War at the June summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and leader Kim Jong Un . "We noticed. withi...More..

Australian schoolgirl's national anthem protest — Harper Nielsen
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Australian schoolgirl's national anthem protest — Harper Nielsen

Refusing to stand disrespects our country and our veterans. Harper Nielsen was given detention for not joining classmates in a rendition of "Advance Australia Fair", a song she says ignores the nation's ind...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence has weakened but will still be devastating

Storm surge of 13 feet on top of a high tide at 7 feet could overwhelm Carolina Beach. The News & Observer reports that the storm's path shifted early Wednesday and it is now bearing down on southern North Ca...More..

European Court rules United Kingdom surveillance program violated human rights
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

European Court rules United Kingdom surveillance program violated human rights

Europe's human rights court is about to publish what could be a landmark ruling on the legality of mass surveillance. And the court did not find that the surveillance itself was illegal. that have enabled the m...More..

Pregnant woman finds rat in hotpot, allegedly offered $4,000 to abort child
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Pregnant woman finds rat in hotpot, allegedly offered $4,000 to abort child

The restaurant allegedly later offered Ma 5,000 yuan ($728) in compensation for the incident - a price he was willing to negotiate after the hospital visit, he told the South China Morning Post . "I'm never go...More..

Senate Judiciary Committee schedules vote on Kavanaugh nomination
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee schedules vote on Kavanaugh nomination

He has met privately with nearly all the Republican senators and one Democrat as supporters try to build momentum for confirmation. NINA TOTENBERG, BYLINE: Hi, Ari. "It's probably the last thing that Democrat...More..

How worldwide Diplomats showed up at Kofi Annan's funeral
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

How worldwide Diplomats showed up at Kofi Annan's funeral

She said her husband had an irresistible aura of radiant warmth. The members of the patrilineal family also paid glowing tribute to their son amid tears. He explained that the title Busumuru, which is the nam...More..

United Kingdom focused on securing Brexit deal in October: PM May's spokesman
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

United Kingdom focused on securing Brexit deal in October: PM May's spokesman

If 80 of May's 315 lawmakers voted against a Brexit deal based on her proposals, the fate of the government and exit process would depend on the opposition Labour Party because she would not command the 320 vot...More..

9/11 anniversary: Russian bombers intercepted near Alaska by United States fighter jets
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

9/11 anniversary: Russian bombers intercepted near Alaska by United States fighter jets

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by Alaska-based fighter jets in global airspace west of the state on Tuesday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Two U.S. F-22 Raptor fighters met th...More..

Suu Kyi finally acknowledges Rohingya crisis missteps
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Suu Kyi finally acknowledges Rohingya crisis missteps

She said their case "had nothing to do with freedom of expression at all". As a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi's criminal silence saw many bodies withdraw their honors and accolades from her. ...More..

Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse

The USCCB Executive Committee, Cardinal DiNardo had said , met recently and established three goals: "an investigation into the questions surrounding Archbishop McCarrick; an opening of new and confidential ...More..

Catholic bishop in West Virginia resigns amid sexual harassment investigation
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Catholic bishop in West Virginia resigns amid sexual harassment investigation

The archdiocese did not immediately offer details about the allegations. In the United States alone, the Church spent about $4 billion in compensation and other costs related to the priest sex abuse crisis be...More..

9 killed, 46 injured after vehicle rams into crowd in China
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

9 killed, 46 injured after vehicle rams into crowd in China

Videos carried on Chinese media, such as Btime , showed several bodies on the ground as bystanders tended to some of them. Three people have been so far been declared dead and 43 injured but the death toll i...More..

Romance writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essay
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Romance writer accused of killing spouse penned how-to essay

She has also written titles such as " The Wrong Husband " - a 2015 novel about a woman who escapes an abusive spouse during a shipwreck in the Mediterranean and falls in love with one of the men sent to find he...More..

Shootings In Bakersfield, California Leave 6 Dead, Police Say
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Shootings In Bakersfield, California Leave 6 Dead, Police Say

CBS 13 reports that investigators say the man behind the shootings is among the dead and shot himself in the chest. When asked if this was a mass shooting, the sheriff said " absolutely ". They both manage...More..

Thousands of pallets of water bottles unused in Puerto Rico after hurricane
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thousands of pallets of water bottles unused in Puerto Rico after hurricane

The storm is also estimated to have caused $100 billion in damage. "Texas, we have been given A-plusses for". All told , about 1,800 people died in that 2005 storm. A photo showing the bottles in boxes and c...More..

EU's Juncker confirms aims for close ties with Britain after Brexit
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

EU's Juncker confirms aims for close ties with Britain after Brexit

The proposal, which still needs approval from European Union lawmakers and member states, would be a departure for the European Union, which until now has allowed online companies to a take a voluntary approach...More..

Russian Novichok Suspects Claim They Visited Salisbury As Tourists
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Russian Novichok Suspects Claim They Visited Salisbury As Tourists

The second suspect, Ruslan Boshirov, said: "We spent no more than an hour in Salisbury, mainly because of the lags between trains". "Isn't it silly for decent lads to have women's perfume?" one of the two men...More..