• Paul Manafort will plead guilty, forfeit many assets in special counsel probe
Paul Manafort will plead guilty, forfeit many assets in special counsel probe

The charges in Friday's filing were contained information that typically signals a deal has been reached. The exact details of the agreement, as of 10 a.m. Prosecutors had offered Manafort the opportunity to have a single trial on all charges, but he refused, forcing prosecutors to bring charges both in the Eastern District of Virginia and D.C.

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  • Alarm over S.Africa's 57 murders a day
Alarm over S.Africa's 57 murders a day

The 2017/2018 figures - to be announced by Police Minister Bheki Cele - will tell us more about the state of crime in the country and whether we are winning the fight against criminality or not. The statistics included details that there were 62 "farm murders" in the a year ago - a racially sensitive issue in South Africa, where some white farmer...

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  • Support for Russia's Ruling Party Slips in Regional Elections Amid Pension Protests
Support for Russia's Ruling Party Slips in Regional Elections Amid Pension Protests

Putin promised in 2005 never to raise the age for Russians to receive a pension, but Russia is facing a crisis, and President Putin seems not to have other alternatives. The OVD-Info group, which tracks police detentions and posts the names of the detainees on its website, said Monday that 1,018 people were detained , almost half of them in ...

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  • US would be near recession now if Democrats won in 2016
US would be near recession now if Democrats won in 2016

The former president said Trump is "a symptom, not the cause" of the divisiveness plaguing USA politics. Fox News host Jeanine Pirro opened her Saturday night show with a broad condemnation of President Barack Obama's "full-throttle savage attack" on Donald Trump .

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  • Attack on Syria's Idlib to sabotage ongoing political process: Turkey
Attack on Syria's Idlib to sabotage ongoing political process: Turkey

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, whose forces and proxies have remained on the sidelines in Idlib to avoid alienating Turkey, nonetheless acquiesced to Russian Federation, saying that countering terrorism in the province was "unavoidable".

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  • Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence
Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

The large and powerful hurricane has prompted evacuation orders in North and SC and Virginia , as officials urge residents in coastal and low-lying areas to prepare for strong winds, a deep storm surge and a deluge of rainfall that could last more than 24 hours.

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  • Melania Trump to op-ed writer: You are 'sabotaging' our country
Melania Trump to op-ed writer: You are 'sabotaging' our country

Woodward alleges the tweet was never sent because the White House received information from a back-channel communication with North Korea saying the country would take a pullout of dependents as a sign that Trump and the US were planning to attack.

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  • North Korea uses 70th anniversary to push economy, not nukes
North Korea uses 70th anniversary to push economy, not nukes

Mr Trump thanked "Chairman Kim" and said: "There is nothing like good dialogue from two people that like each other". There was no sign of the Hwasong-14 and -15 missiles that can reach the mainland US and changed the strategic balance when they were first tested previous year.

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  • Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000
Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

An up-to-date list of mandated evacuated areas is available, here. It was near the site of the Carr Fire , which led to eight deaths and destroyed hundreds of homes in the city of Redding and nearby areas. Interstate 5 has been closed in both directions, and mandatory evacuation orders have been issued in Shasta and Siskiyou counties. U.S....

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  • US President calls for Justice Dept to probe op-ed author
US President calls for Justice Dept to probe op-ed author

Sen. Rand Paul is said to have suggested to Trump that he make his officials take a lie-detector test to root out the dissenter, while others close to the president are considering making senior officials sign sworn affidavits that could be used in court, The Times reported.

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  • Russian lawmaker: North Korea's leader confirmed readiness to visit Russia - RIA
Russian lawmaker: North Korea's leader confirmed readiness to visit Russia - RIA

Marking anniversaries with spectacular rallies or other events is a North Korean tradition, but this one is especially important because it comes as leader Kim Jong Un is trying to establish himself as a powerful player on the world stage and gain global acceptance of North Korea as a nuclear weapons state.

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  • Syria and Russian Federation strike in Idlib as leaders meet in Teheran
Syria and Russian Federation strike in Idlib as leaders meet in Teheran

Mr Putin said Damascus "has a right and must eventually take under control all of its national territory", while Mr Rouhani warned against a "scorched earth" policy but said "fighting terrorism in Idlib is an unavoidable". Those Syrian ground troops would be backed by Russian aircraft as well as military logistics and elite forces provided by S...

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  • 4 dead, 5 injured in shooting at Cincinnati bank
4 dead, 5 injured in shooting at Cincinnati bank

The first four police officers to arrive at the bank spotted Perez raining gunfire in the lobby - and quickly engaged him, Isaac told reporters. One died at the scene. The Enquirer said some customers were hiding inside a bathroom at the bank, and that one gunshot victim was found inside a nearby ice cream shop.

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  • Rescuers continue search for survivors after Japan quake
Rescuers continue search for survivors after Japan quake

Power is gradually being restored in areas that were hit by blackouts following the magnitude 6.7 quake, which measured a full 7 on the 7-point Japanese seismic intensity scale. The storm, the most powerful to hit Japan in 25 years, stranded thousands of passengers and workers at the airport, whose operator said it would resume some domestic flight...

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  • Korean officials talk in North's capital to set up summit
Korean officials talk in North's capital to set up summit

Moon and Kim held their second bilateral summit on May 26, followed by Kim's historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12. Last month Trump ordered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to abruptly cancel a planned trip to Pyongyang, citing lack of progress on denuclearisation.

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  • U.S., India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises
U.S., India seal military communications pact, plan more exercises

In both countries, they have a strong technological bent in India, so this two-way street, not a one-way. He noted access to Iranian oil imports were vital to India's growth in the coming decades, while the United States is demanding allies cut trade with Tehran.

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  • DOJ to announce charges against North Koreans for Sony hack, Wannacry attack
DOJ to announce charges against North Koreans for Sony hack, Wannacry attack

Treasury said it was also sanctioning the entity Park worked for, Chosun Expo Joint Venture, also known as Korea Expo Joint Venture or KEJV, and said it was controlled by the government of North Korea . In 2016, hackers breached the Bangladesh Bank's servers and made off with $81 million. The attacks are alleged to have been carried out from Nor...

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  • Iranian forces arrive in Syria to fight in Idlib
Iranian forces arrive in Syria to fight in Idlib

A major assault would be devastating for the almost three million people living in the northwestern province, many of them rebels and civilians who were moved out of other areas as they came back under regime control. Turkey already hosts 3.5 million Syrian refugees and has sealed its borders to newcomers. Abdurrahman said suspected Russian war...

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  • Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib
Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib

The Kremlin dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump's warning to Syria not to launch an offensive in the rebel-held enclave of Idlib , saying on Tuesday that the area was a "nest of terrorism". " Russia seeks to ensure not just the regime's military victory in Syria but its full political restoration through global re-legitimation at war's end".

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  • Russian Federation says Syria has right to chase militants out of Idlib
Russian Federation says Syria has right to chase militants out of Idlib

He said France will press at this month's U.N. General Assembly for a political solution in Syria, and is holding talks with Russia, Turkey and Iran to push them to use their influence with Assad to ensure political negotiations after the war ends.

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  • Kremlin says Syria army getting ready to 'solve' Idlib 'terrorism' problem
Kremlin says Syria army getting ready to 'solve' Idlib 'terrorism' problem

The White House said in a statement that President Donald Trump was monitoring the situation in the rebel-held Idlib province, where it said millions of innocent civilians are under threat of an attack by Assad's government. Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. Tuesday's bombardment hit several areas held by the jihadist-led Hay...

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  • New NAFTA agreement must include Canada, critics tell Donald Trump
New NAFTA agreement must include Canada, critics tell Donald Trump

Much of Kansas' farm output is sold to Canada, which has so far not been included in a trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. Donald Trump's trade talks with Canada were in trouble on Friday morning after an "off the record" conversation with a Bloomberg reporter was leaked.

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  • Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain
Barack Obama delivers eulogy for late Senator John McCain

Meghan McCain took the pulpit at the Washington National Cathedral, where she gave a passionate and pointed eulogy that seemingly targeted President Donald Trump , one of her father's harshest critics. Her voice cracking and tears clear for all to see, The View co-host offered a moving eulogy to her father on Saturday and earned poignant ...

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  • Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain
Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain

However, President Trump , with whom McCain frequently found himself at political odds, will be conspicuously absent as the former naval aviator and Vietnam War prisoner in the ceremonies leading up to a private interment at the U.S. detailing his unique friendship with the late senator. Sinatra's My Way paid tribute to a politician who was kn...

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  • United States will sign trade deal with Mexico, continue Canada talks
United States will sign trade deal with Mexico, continue Canada talks

Canada , she added, was not just looking for any deal. Intense negotiations between Canada and the USA broke down Friday after a newspaper reported Mr. According to The Toronto Star , Trump also said , 'Here's the problem. "Their Tariffs and Trade Barriers are far too high". " The Star was not able to independently confirm the remarks with...

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