• Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director and frequent critic
Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director and frequent critic

Trump, then a presidential candidate, publicly called upon Russian Federation to find the missing emails of (Hillary) Clinton", Brennan wrote . The move to pull his security clearance prompted immediate outrage, including from Brennan himself.

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  • Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month
Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month

Representatives from the two Korea's meet today at the Panmunjom truce village, as they seek a third leader's summit and push for the U.S. to begin easing sanctions against the North. Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun also met Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang in 2007. The exact date and location of their next meeting have yet to be decided, bu...

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  • French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port
French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

The Aquarius , run by Franco-German charity SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders (MSF), picked up the people in two separate operations and is in global waters between Italy and Malta. She said "it could of course be the case that in theory a flag state of a rescue ship could be considered a potential location for disembarkation, but thi...

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  • Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India
Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India

Kerala continues to battle with heavy rains on Thursday with many districts and villages submerged by floods. "All are requested to cooperate", the spokesperson said. "All the officials are involved in the rescue and relief operations". Cochin airport was shut till Saturday after water flooded the complex. The authorities hinted that the operatio...

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  • Twitter suspends Alex Jones from key functions of account
Twitter suspends Alex Jones from key functions of account

He was temporarily barred from tweeting yesterday for sharing a live video stream in which viewers were encouraged to take up "battle rifles" against the media. "We're going to hold Jones to the same standard we hold to every account, not taking one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term, and adding fuel to new conspiracy theories",...

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  • Scott Wins GOP Gubernatorial Nomination, Says Voters Face 'Clear Choice' In November
Scott Wins GOP Gubernatorial Nomination, Says Voters Face 'Clear Choice' In November

Hallquist has said she doesn't want Vermont residents to elect her governor because of her transgender status. Omar, who came to the United States as a refugee more than two decades ago, could become the first Somali-American member of Congress if she wins the seat.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation fires agent Peter Strzok who criticized Trump in text messages
Federal Bureau of Investigation fires agent Peter Strzok who criticized Trump in text messages

GOP critics say Strzok's texts with former Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page - with whom he was having an extramarital affair at the time - are clear evidence of anti-Trump bias. He made headlines when it was revealed he sent text messages to his work colleague and mistress, Lisa Page, vowing to stop President Donald Trump from win...

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  • Donald Trump: White House Staff Hated 'Wacky Omarosa'
Donald Trump: White House Staff Hated 'Wacky Omarosa'

Trump tweeted . But she gladly, spitefully, wrecked her husbands's directives to make him look foolish'. She begged me for a job, tears in her eyes, I said Ok. The White House has not denied it, but The Associated Press has not independently verified it's Trump. I just saw in the news you're thinking about leaving.

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  • Space Force: Trump 2020 asks supporters to vote on logo
Space Force: Trump 2020 asks supporters to vote on logo

Pence reiterated the president's burning desire for the armed-forces addition in his announcement, citing Trump's insistence that space is a battleground no different from air and sea. "And by the way", she added, "The [Department of Defense's] report to Congress today does call for a separate unified command for space". Outlining the basic s...

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  • Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races
Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

The conservative scrutiny on Ocasio-Cortez took a odd turn this week when a popular conservative commentator and speaker, Ben Shapiro, challenged Ocasio-Cortez to a debate and offered to pay her campaign $10,000 in return. Slotkin, who has raised more money than Rep. Mike Bishop, said that particularly this year, voters are looking for candidates...

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  • Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result
Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result

In the petition - filed shortly before the expiry of the seven-day period - Mr Chamisa alleged electoral fraud and malpractices during the elections in which Zanu-PF romped to victory, claiming two-thirds parliamentary majority with President Mnangagwa taking a 6.5 percent lead.

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  • Angry Saudi Arabia Pulling 7000 Students from Canada
Angry Saudi Arabia Pulling 7000 Students from Canada

Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador, recalled its own envoy and cut off trade ties with Ottawa after the USA neighbor denounced a crackdown on rights activists in the kingdom. The move came after Canada urged the Saudis to "immediately release" two detained women's rights activists, including the sister of jailed writer Raif Badawi, who w...

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  • Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week
Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week

The fire - named for the canyon where it started - destroyed a dozen cabins after it broke out Monday. Shannon Hicks, 59, defied an evacuation order and watched in awe as firefighters faced down a storm of flames that descended toward her street in the city of Lake Elsinore.

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  • Argentina braces for abortion vote in Pope's homeland
Argentina braces for abortion vote in Pope's homeland

Argentina and Brazil are not the only Catholic nations where abortion has been at the forefront of the national conversation in recent months. "The only way to understand this is through the point of view of public health ", he said .

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  • Virginia governor declares emergency ahead of Charlottesville anniversary
Virginia governor declares emergency ahead of Charlottesville anniversary

The National Park Service said Wednesday it issued a permit for a rally in Lafayette Park by Unite the Right . Thomas Jefferson statue was also sealed off and guarded Friday night, as the university tightened security for the "morning of reflection".

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  • New US Sanctions on Russia Are 'a Real Deterrent'
New US Sanctions on Russia Are 'a Real Deterrent'

Donald Trump's administration explicitly blamed Russian Federation for carrying out the chemical attack on Sergei and Yulia in Salisbury, Wilts, in what was believed to be an assassination attempt. Previous occasions were against Syria and against North Korea for the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of leader Kim Jong-un, who died ...

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  • IDF Pounds Hamas After 150+ Terror Rockets Fired at Israel
IDF Pounds Hamas After 150+ Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

A Hamas source told AFP that all groups in Gaza have halted their fire at Israel, claiming that the rockets were in response to Israeli attacks earlier this week. "If the current escalation is not contained immediately, the situation can rapidly deteriorate with devastating consequences for all people". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...

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  • Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row, may take more measures
Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row, may take more measures

Watch the Canadian dollar trade in real-time here . The national Saudi Arabian airline, Saudia , said this week that it would suspend all flights between the country and Canada, starting next week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed no signs of ceding to Saudi Arabia Wednesday, saying the federal government has, and will continue to "speak st...

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  • Rep. Chris Collins Arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation for Securities Fraud
Rep. Chris Collins Arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation for Securities Fraud

The 30-page indictment states that Cameron Collins sold around 1,391,500 shares of Innate stock before the company announced the drug trial had failed and prices plummeted. The 68-year-old Collins, a conservative who was first elected in 2014 to represent parts of western NY between Buffalo and Rochester, has denied any wrongdoing.

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  • Manafort defense questions star witness Gates about 'secret life'
Manafort defense questions star witness Gates about 'secret life'

But at another point Wednesday, Gates attempted to express remorse from the stand, saying "I've made many mistakes over many years". Manafort, former campaign chairman for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump , is on trial in Alexandria, Virginia , on tax and bank fraud charges.

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  • IGP Exonerates Police From NASS Invasion
IGP Exonerates Police From NASS Invasion

The presidency in a statement said the obstruction of lawmakers was without its consent. Magu, however, was seen rushing out at about 4:40pm, State House Correspondents, tried to catch up with him for an interview. Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from Tuesday's blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security ope...

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  • Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History
Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History

In rural areas up north, what began as two small fires more than a week ago have grown at breathtaking speed to form the Mendocino Complex Fire , a massive and still-growing inferno that has charred an area nearly the size of Los Angeles. California has been ravaged by destructive and deadly wildfires burning up and down the state. Another 9,000 b...

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  • Deadly California wildfire now 5th largest in state history
Deadly California wildfire now 5th largest in state history

Two firefighters and four other people were also killed. The River and Ranch fires had grown to cover a total of 229,000 acres (92,600 hectares) by late Saturday, and were considered 32 percent contained. A new report says the first firefighter, a California bulldozer operator, almost slipped off a steep mountain trail three times before his ve...

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  • What Saudi Arabia's sanctions on Canada is really about
What Saudi Arabia's sanctions on Canada is really about

It could also have an impact on Canadian oil imports: Canada imports nine per cent of its crude oil from Saudi Arabia, much of which goes to the Atlantic provinces. Canada's economic relationship with Saudi Arabia is not particularly significant to Riyadh, unlike the USA or other Western partner governments, which experts say makes Ottawa an easier...

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  • DMK called Karunanidhi Kalaignar. What it means, and how to pronounce it
DMK called Karunanidhi Kalaignar. What it means, and how to pronounce it

Mr Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 28 after suffering a drop in his blood pressure and a urinary tract infection. After the DMK chief's death was announced and when news spread that the Tamil Nadu government had refused to allot a space on Marina Beach as the leader's final resting place, party workers started shouting slo...

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