Iraq parliament elects Barham Salih as country's new president

Moderate Kurdish candidate Barham Saleh swept to the post of president of Iraq Tuesday evening in a parliamentary vote pitting Kurdish heavyweights against each other for the first time following an ill-fated independence referendum. The parliament s... More..

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Saudi King would not last 'two weeks' in power without USA support
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Saudi King would not last 'two weeks' in power without USA support

Would you say they're rich. The White House said Trump and the king spoke on "issues of regional concern". Trump, facing political pressure at home, has been calling on OPEC and allies like Saudi Arabia t...More..

Putin calls ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal a ‘scumbag,’ traitor
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Putin calls ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal a ‘scumbag,’ traitor

It is also said that the sensitive radars of the missile system can detect even stealth aircraft which are impossible for other systems to detect. India and Russian Federation will sign the missile deal, es...More..

Victory for Iran: UN court orders USA to halt sanctions
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Victory for Iran: UN court orders USA to halt sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised Europe on Wednesday for taking a "big step" towards maintaining business with Iran after the unilateral United States withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposi...More..

Theresa May dancing to ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' will make you wince
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Theresa May dancing to ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' will make you wince

Theresa May dances on to the stage at the Conservative Party Conference. May as she walked out on stage today dancing to ABBA. I know, so meta. The PM's dancing style has already been nicknamed the 'Maybo...More..

USMCA trade deal impact on Alabama farmers
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

USMCA trade deal impact on Alabama farmers

Trump said he spoke to Trudeau by phone and told reporters that their recent tensions didn't affect the deal-making. A non-market country is a country that doesn't operate on free market principles and so pri...More..

New Zealand Customs Can Fine You for Refusing to Disclose Passwords
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

New Zealand Customs Can Fine You for Refusing to Disclose Passwords

New Zealand isn't the only country performing digital strip searches, of course. Under the Customs and Excise Act 2018 , which came into force this week, officials will be able to demand travelers unlock any...More..

Melania Trump Begins Africa Trip Today
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Melania Trump Begins Africa Trip Today

Melania Trump has a real opportunity to bring much needed world attention to alleviating poverty and improving the lives of children on this first time African trip. Mrs. Trump unveiled her "Be Best" campaig...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mark Judge's lawyer says he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Starting on Tuesday, scores of protesters also planned to deliver morning cups of coffee to Senate offices with messages from victims of sexual assault to encourage them to "wake up to the truth", the Center fo...More..

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency

On Sept 26, Rosmah was questioned by the MACC for nearly 13 hours. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed the arrest of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's wife, Datin Se...More..

European Union citizens lose priority under post-Brexit immigration plans
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

European Union citizens lose priority under post-Brexit immigration plans

She added: "For too long people have felt they have been ignored on immigration and that politicians have not taken their concerns seriously enough". May said that even though free movement will end, the gove...More..

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

Soputan is on the northern part of Sulawesi island, which was devastated by the quake and tsunami on Friday. Kasbani, who uses one name, said planes have been warned to avoid the area. "We hope the death toll...More..

Man 'tried to buy girl from mother for $200K at Florida Walmart'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Man 'tried to buy girl from mother for $200K at Florida Walmart'

When the horrified mother got up to leave, Kolb is said to have grabbed her daughter by her wrist and kissed it. "I then said 'No, we have to go'". Police arrested Hellmuth Kolb on Saturday on charges of ba...More..

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi

Attorney Michael Bromwich tweets that Trump engaged in a "vicious, vile and soulless attack" on Ford. "I had one beer, right?" Trump was visiting MS to rally support for Sen. The battle over Kavanaugh is ...More..

University bans clapping, suggests students use 'jazz hands' instead
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

University bans clapping, suggests students use 'jazz hands' instead

They wrote: 'It was argued that the loud noise of traditional clapping and whooping pose an issue to students with anxiety or sensory issues. Student newspaper Mancunion , reporting on the decision, said the...More..

Thailand’s Maya Bay closes indefinitely to recover from tourists
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Thailand’s Maya Bay closes indefinitely to recover from tourists

Many of those who visit the beach , stay in neighbouring Phuket which is less than an hours boat ride from the popular bay. After the island closed its doors, the national park and wildlife authority started...More..

Iran says missile attack in Syria killed 40 ‘leaders’ of Daesh
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Iran says missile attack in Syria killed 40 ‘leaders’ of Daesh

The work was completed a day ago. The video shows the big front cargo doors of the aircraft opening up, through which the Russian servicemen rapidly unload an S-300 launcher, radar and control vehicles, as we...More..

US NATO Envoy Warns Russia to Halt New Missile Development
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

US NATO Envoy Warns Russia to Halt New Missile Development

Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison said . Russia has long feared that US missile shields could be used covertly to preemptively target the man who controls the Russian nuclear arsenal - Russian President Vladim...More..

France accuses Iranian intelligence services of plotting attack on exiled Opposition group
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

France accuses Iranian intelligence services of plotting attack on exiled Opposition group

One target of a new French crackdown on money flowing to Iranian intelligence is a diplomat suspected in an aborted bid to attack an Iranian exile group, officials said. On Tuesday, the French government said i...More..

'Very scary time' for young American men, says Donald Trump
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'Very scary time' for young American men, says Donald Trump

In her poignant testimony before the Senate judicial committee last Thursday, Blasey Ford said she was "100 percent" sure Kavanaugh had attacked and attempted to rape her in the summer of 1982, when they were...More..

NY state tax authorities reviewing new fraud allegations against Trump
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

NY state tax authorities reviewing new fraud allegations against Trump

Trump's lawyer Charles Harder told the Times: "President Trump had virtually no involvement whatsoever with these matters". The 15,000-word Times report contradicts Trump's portrayal of himself as a se...More..

Palestinians injured in clashes with IDF in Gaza, West Bank
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Palestinians injured in clashes with IDF in Gaza, West Bank

Palestinian schools and businesses remained closed throughout Monday in Hebron and Nablus in the West Bank , as well as in Gaza City. Paramedics carry an injured Palestinian protester during a demonstratio...More..

May confirms European Union immigration restrictions after Brexit
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

May confirms European Union immigration restrictions after Brexit

Theresa May says she wasn't watching Boris Johnson's speech. He won applause as he said: "My fellow Conservatives, this is not democracy". He was loudly clapped and cheered as he said: 'For one last time...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'I had one beer, right?': Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accuser's testimony

The statement represents a reversal from Trump's earlier stance on Blasey Ford. Republicans have insinuated that Ford mistook Kavanaugh's identity. Trump said she "had no clue what was going on" and "made t...More..

Charlottesville: police arrest multiple people over violent 2017 far-right rally
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Charlottesville: police arrest multiple people over violent 2017 far-right rally

Four members of a militant white supremacist group from California have been charged with inciting a riot and attacking counterprotesters during the deadly Charlottesville rally past year. The next day, the vio...More..

President Trump Mocked Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at a Mississippi Rally
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

President Trump Mocked Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at a Mississippi Rally

Trump was egged on by his MS supporters, as he repeatedly made fun of Ford's testimony about being sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh. specifically her claim that she only had one beer at the party where it alle...More..

China cancels security talks with United States
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

China cancels security talks with United States

Recent tensions between the USA and China are rooted in trade and tariff disputes, but the conflict has begun spilling over into the military arena. The United States frequently conducts freedom of navigation...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump hails 'wonderful new trade deal' with Mexico and Canada

On Monday afternoon, Darigold President and CEO Stan Ryan issued a statement saying the company was grateful that the USA was looking out for the American dairy industry with this latest agreement. "There's a...More..

Melania Trump donates phototherapy machine to Ridge Hospital
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Melania Trump donates phototherapy machine to Ridge Hospital

The visiting American First Lady, Melania Trump on Tuesday had a historical moment with mothers and babies at the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Hospital in Accra. She would also be making a donation to the f...More..

New Details of Brett Kavanaugh's Yale Bar Fight Revealed
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

New Details of Brett Kavanaugh's Yale Bar Fight Revealed

But Trump told reporters on the White House lawn Tuesday that he supported Kavanaugh , who has been accused of sexual misconduct. Opening speeches before Trump arrived also touched on abortion, Brett Kavana...More..