• Paul Manafort trial: prosecutors seek to paint picture of luxe lifestyle
Paul Manafort trial: prosecutors seek to paint picture of luxe lifestyle

Some Democrats accused Trump of obstruction of justice. The president has criticized past administrations for not divulging information about his former campaign manager Paul Manafort's alleged crimes. A prosecutor showed Mikuska and the jury a series of invoices , including for home improvement work, that were seized by the Federal Bureau of In...

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  • U.S. spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles
U.S. spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

United Nations Command honor guards inspect caskets containing the remains of USA soldiers who were killed in the Korean War and collected in North Korea before a repatriation ceremony at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on Wednesday, Aug. "Our work will not be complete until all our fallen heroes are home", said Pence, whose father, Edward J. Pence,...

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  • Trump Calls Out Mueller for 'Conflicts of Interest'
Trump Calls Out Mueller for 'Conflicts of Interest'

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that " collusion is not a crime " and claimed "there was No Collusion", except by Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible cooperation between Trump's presidential campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 United States ele...

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  • North Korea Is Building New Missiles
North Korea Is Building New Missiles

The reported new missile construction follows Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's testimony last week in which he told senators Pyongyang continues to make nuclear fissile material , without indicating whether North Korea was building new missiles.

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  • Trump following Manafort updates as trial kicks off
Trump following Manafort updates as trial kicks off

Gates of being the mastermind behind the crimes lodged against their client. USA intelligence agencies concluded that Moscow directed the hacking of political groups and disinformation on social media to undermine Trump's presidential election opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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  • Zimbabwe: Expect Results From 3.pm - ZEC
Zimbabwe: Expect Results From 3.pm - ZEC

Elections during Mugabe's 37 years in power were largely marked by violence and allegations of fraud. Those results are likely to be fiercely disputed by the opposition party, whose 40-year-old leader Chamisa has repeatedly said he wouldn't accept anything less than victory.

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  • I Would Be Willing to ‘Shut Down’ Government Over Border Security
I Would Be Willing to ‘Shut Down’ Government Over Border Security

A Department of Health and Human Services official told senators Tuesday that his agency had warned the Trump administration that separating families would be risky for children. "Blame other people if you wish, but this started with somebody in the White House with a bright idea that turned out to be a disaster, " Senator Richard Durbin, Democ...

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  • President Trump claims you need a photo ID to buy groceries
President Trump claims you need a photo ID to buy groceries

Bush expressing amazement upon seeing a supermarket scanner during his 1992 reelection campaign. DeSantis, who now represents Florida's 6th Congressional district in the House, is a loyal Trump supporter and has been described by the president as a " warrior " for his commitment.

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  • Iran Rejects Trump’s Offer of Talks as ‘Humiliation’
Iran Rejects Trump’s Offer of Talks as ‘Humiliation’

An adviser to Rouhani said Tuesday , though, the Iranian leader would mandate a USA return to the landmark nuclear pact, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , as a requirement for any discussions. So I am skeptical about Trump's ability to pivot to diplomacy with Iran , but that is not to say that a better deal can not be ac...

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  • The Economy Is Strong And It's Getting Stronger According To President Trump
The Economy Is Strong And It's Getting Stronger According To President Trump

Business spending, which is getting a boost from lower corporate taxes, is one of the factors supporting a projected pickup in second-quarter economic growth . Second, exports rose 9.3 percent. Bankrate.com's Hamrick said 3 percent growth "is worth celebrating". The jump in the latest period was paced by consumer spending, which rebounded to a 4...

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  • Thieves Use Baby Stroller To Pull Off Brazen Shark Heist At Aquarium
Thieves Use Baby Stroller To Pull Off Brazen Shark Heist At Aquarium

It all began Saturday afternoon when two men and a woman with a baby sneaked into the aquarium through its back entrance, the aquarium's owner Ammon Covino told The Washington Post. " I'm so so happy that we got her back and she appears very healthy", Jamie Shank with the San Antonio Aquarium told KSAT as the shark arrived.

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  • Sen. Rand Paul announces he’ll support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh
Sen. Rand Paul announces he’ll support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

Most of us expected that Paul would back Kavanaugh in the end, but it's good that he's now on record and good that he didn't drag out whatever suspense he might have created. Depending on turnout at the time of the vote, Democrats will likely need all 49 members of their caucus to vote against confirmation and then persuade one or two Republican...

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  • Ferguson Sues to Stop Spread of 3D-printed Gun Design Plans
Ferguson Sues to Stop Spread of 3D-printed Gun Design Plans

A recent settlement between the group, Defense Distributed, and the State Department that allowed the files to be posted has spurred outcry from gun-control groups and Democratic lawmakers. The US government had ordered the blueprints taken down in 2013, arguing they were a national security risk. Nine US states have just sued to stop the dis...

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  • What you need to know about the Paul Manafort trial
What you need to know about the Paul Manafort trial

He is scheduled to go on trial in the USA capital in September on separate charges brought by Mueller of conspiracy, money laundering and failing to register as an agent of a foreign government. Just as an acquittal would be bad for Mueller, a Manafort conviction would give Mueller's team juice to keep their investigation going. Lawyers working f...

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  • Colombian drug cartel puts £53,000 price on dog’s head
Colombian drug cartel puts £53,000 price on dog’s head

Sombra , which is Spanish for Shadow , has found almost 10 tons of the Urabenos' cocaine , which prompted the country's most powerful organized crime regime to put out a hit on the dog . "Not only to look for caches of illicit drugs but also, after her work is done, to de-stress, so to speak". Its influence expanded across the country around 2...

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  • Five Dead as California Wildfire Consumes More Homes
Five Dead as California Wildfire Consumes More Homes

Melody Bledsoe and her two great-grandchildren, 4-year-old Emily and 5-year-old James, were confirmed dead on Saturday after the Carr fire engulfed their home. The so-called Carr Fire, about 150 miles north of Sacramento, has grown to almost 150 square miles and is only 17 percent contained. The sheriff cited evidence that door-to-door notificati...

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  • Russia's Putin says He Invited Trump to Moscow
Russia's Putin says He Invited Trump to Moscow

A CNN correspondent says she was barred from attending an open press event at the White House because of questions she asked the president earlier in the day. Only the Russians are willing to say something about what Trump agreed to at the meeting. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), a Trump ally, told CNN on Thursday that it would be "absurd" to allow ...

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  • Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians
Cohen says Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Giuliani claimed Sunday the recordings contained no evidence that implicated the president in illegal activity. "The highway is littered with Trump lieutenants who made the mistake of believing that", said a second source. As recently as May, Giuliani called Cohen "an honest, honorable lawyer". "If lying to the media was a crime, he would go to...

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  • MH370 families are 'none the wiser' after 495-page report is released
MH370 families are 'none the wiser' after 495-page report is released

With the technology in place at the time of MH370's fateful flight however, "the team is unable to determine the real cause for (its) disappearance". "They have to continue the search until they find the plane", she said. Claims that Hamid's mobile phone was used found that it was only a "heat signal", which Kok said "was just a signal heat to ...

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  • India excludes 4 million people from draft citizens list in Assam state
India excludes 4 million people from draft citizens list in Assam state

But critics claim the measure is part of a wider campaign to target the country's Muslim minority. In 2017, he was served notice by the Foreigners Tribunal - a quasi-judicial court set up to try cases of illegal migrants - to prove his citizenship.

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  • Giuliani says Trump could soon decide on Mueller interview
Giuliani says Trump could soon decide on Mueller interview

Still, such testimony by Cohen, a longtime fixer for the former property developer and reality-show celebrity, would contradict the testimony and public denials of the president, his son, and other campaign officials who've repeatedly said the president wasn't aware of the Trump Tower meeting until more than a year later.

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  • Deadly Northern California wildfire rages largely unchecked
Deadly Northern California wildfire rages largely unchecked

Thousands of dazed evacuees struggled to keep their emotions in check while trying to take care of themselves and their pets as a deadly wildfire in Northern California raged into its seventh day. "The heat and the stress of it all, and praying for everybody and all of our friends". The firefighters killed in the blaze included Don Ray Smith, 8...

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  • 'Resistance continues', says Palestinian teen freed from Israel jail
'Resistance continues', says Palestinian teen freed from Israel jail

They are led away through an opening in the barrier. Ahed Tamimi , 17, became a hero to Palestinians after the incident last December outside her home in Nabi Saleh, a village that has for years campaigned against land seizures by Israel, leading to confrontations with the Israeli military and Jewish settlers.

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  • Now even kids are marching against Trump
Now even kids are marching against Trump

In a status update on the ongoing court-ordered family reunifications filed Monday, the government said 463 parents of separated children aged five and older are indicated as no longer in the U.S., according to their files. Immigration attorneys say the government is making unilateral decisions that include a parents' health condition and possible...

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  • At least 20 killed and more than 100 injured in Greece wildfires
At least 20 killed and more than 100 injured in Greece wildfires

Coastguard vessels were combing beaches to find any remaining survivors, with military hospitals on full alert, a government spokesman said. A Reuters photographer saw at least four dead people on a narrow road clogged with cars heading to a beach.

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  • Paul Ryan does not support impeachment resolution against Rosenstein
Paul Ryan does not support impeachment resolution against Rosenstein

The lead sponsors of the impeachment resolution are Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina and Rep. Jim Jordan of OH, who are co-chairs of the House Freedom Caucus , report the Washington Post , the New York Times , BuzzFeed News , NPR and the Hill .

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"Serious indications" fire that killed 83 caused by arson

An official in the identification effort told Greek radio that most of the bodies were completely carbonized, meaning the task will likely take several more days to complete. "You see this girl?" One man told the BBC he had reached the fire station to ask for help, and found firefighters unaware of the blaze. "Nothing happened to her auto, the ...

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  • Cairo zoo denies its zebras are really donkeys with painted stripes
Cairo zoo denies its zebras are really donkeys with painted stripes

Mahmoud Sarhan recently visited the International Garden, a municipal park in Cairo, and immediately became suspicious of the animals in the zebra exhibit. The zoo in Nasr City has denied the allegation but Mahmoud Sarhan, a recent high school graduate whose recent Facebook photos of the two animals stirred the pot, is convinced otherwise.

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  • Iran Fires Back At Donald Trump’s Twitter Warning:
Iran Fires Back At Donald Trump’s Twitter Warning: "Color Us Unimpressed"

Trump suggested on Tuesday that talks with Iran were an option, saying "we're ready to make a real deal". Do not play with the lion's tail, (because) you'll regret it. "Trump! You must not threaten our nation and must not insult our president..." Other firms like Indian Oil Corp ( IOC ) would renew their insurance cover in 2-3 months, by when a...

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  • For Russian business, Putin's summit win over Trump turns sour
For Russian business, Putin's summit win over Trump turns sour

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow aired a segment Tuesday night in which she claimed the White House misleadingly edited the official USA government transcript and video of President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin's press conference in Helsinki, Finland .

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  • WH Bans CNN Reporter For Asking Trump About Putin
WH Bans CNN Reporter For Asking Trump About Putin

Collins says Shine accused her of shouting and asking "inappropriate" questions during an earlier joint appearance by Trump and Juncker. He also cited comments about the incident from White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayMcCarthy on choosing the next Speaker: "I want it to be me" BBC interviewer to Spicer: "You have co...

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  • Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general
Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general

Representatives Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows , who belong to the conservative House Freedom Caucus , joined nine other House members in accusing Rosenstein of hiding investigative information from Congress, failure to comply with congressional subpoenas and other alleged misconduct.

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  • Trump's threatening post against Iran stirs outrage on Twitter
Trump's threatening post against Iran stirs outrage on Twitter

The Iranian president was giving a speech to Iranian diplomats when he said , "Mr. Trump, don't play with the lion's tail , this would only lead to regret". Signed in 2015, the deal puts restrictions on Iran's nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions. He also said the government in Tehran has "heartlessly repressed its o...

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  • China to invest $14b in South Africa
China to invest $14b in South Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to reject protectionism. "We must seize this important opportunity to enable emerging markets and developing countries to achieve leapfrog development", he told about 1,200 government officials and business people.

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  • Cohen taped Trump discussing hush payment | Ap Wire
Cohen taped Trump discussing hush payment | Ap Wire

Cohen has since become the subject of federal criminal investigation in the Southern District of NY, concerning campaign-finance violations, bank fraud, wire fraud, and illegal lobbying , or other crimes. He is under investigation by federal prosecutors in Manhattan over payments he made to women who allegedly had affairs with Trump. Cohen has no...

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  • Trump Won't 'Tolerate' Iran's Threats, Sarah Sanders Warns
Trump Won't 'Tolerate' Iran's Threats, Sarah Sanders Warns

The analyst added that "neither Iran, nor any other country is interested in escalating tensions in the region". "As I have previously said, we can not trust in the words of the United States and even in their signature, so negotiations with the United States are useless", Khamenei told a gathering of Iranian diplomats in Tehran .

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  • Kim Jong Un says soldiers' diets should be improved
Kim Jong Un says soldiers' diets should be improved

President Donald Trump , June 12. Other experts said North Korea is giving up little in dismantling the rocket engine test center. " Most notably, these include the rail-mounted processing building - where space launch vehicles are assembled before moving them to the launchpad - and the nearby rocket engine test stand used to develop liqu...

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  • Israel officially the Jewish state
Israel officially the Jewish state

The bill designates the state of Israel as the national home of the Jewish people, Jerusalem as its capital and Hebrew as its official language. The European Union's foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed her concern, saying the law would complicate a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

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  • USDA announces 3-prong approach to aid farmers
USDA announces 3-prong approach to aid farmers

Sen. Ben Sasse , R-Neb., said the plan would spend billions on "gold crutches". "Tariffs are the greatest! ". Short-term: Perdue said the "one-time" program would help farmers dealing with "illegal retaliation" to U.S. He has also threatened to slap tariffs on imported cars , trucks and auto parts, potentially targeting imports that past ...

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  • Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos
Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

The agency said there were "several human lives claimed, and several hundreds of people missing" while some 6,600 people had been made homeless as authorities scrambled to evacuate villagers from the devastation. Yonhap said SK E&C was still trying to find out whether water had overflowed the dam or if the dam had collapsed. Prime Minister Thongl...

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