• Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on Charlottesville protests
Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on Charlottesville protests

WALLACE: Does that make it harder for you to push American values around the world when some foreign leaders question president's values? In response, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination took the unusual step to call out the U.S.

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  • President Trump Tears Into James Clapper For Questioning His Fitness For Office
President Trump Tears Into James Clapper For Questioning His Fitness For Office

Clapper made the remark on CNN as he questioned Trump's ability as a leader . Will he show you his handsome letter to me?' Trump said. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., whether the NSA collected "any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?" Clapper told Lemon he was questioning Trump's fitness for office.

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  • US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen coast
US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen coast

According to Stripes.com, five other service members aboard the helicopter were rescued immediately following the crash, whose cause is unknown. The crash on Friday was one of a number of aviation mishaps involving U.S. A small number of USA troops were on the ground in Yemen earlier this month to provide "intelligence sharing" with governm...

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  • Iran says new nuclear project to go on stream soon
Iran says new nuclear project to go on stream soon

In a Wednesday letter to the IAEA chief, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the objectives of Haley's visit were "not in conformity with" the terms of the JCPOA and UN Security Resolution 2231 regarding the agency's independence and the protection of sensitive information that Iran relays to the agency.

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  • Iraqi Forces Break through ISIS Lines in Tal Afar
Iraqi Forces Break through ISIS Lines in Tal Afar

The aerial and ground offensives to recapture Tal Afar , located 70 kilometers (43 miles) west of Mosul, from the militant IS group started earlier this month. Iraqi military leaders said the government now controls several of Tal Afar's districts and suburbs, as well as its electricity plant. Tal Afar has been a stronghold for extremists ...

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  • Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato
Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Pakhar could reach 400km south of Hong Kong by Saturday evening and is set to upgrade into a severe tropical storm the next morning, with maximum sustained winds of 105km/hr. Almost two million households were briefly without power. China's state news agency Xinhua reported four deaths from falls and accidents and an electricity blackout affect...

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  • A man with a knife attacked a military patrol in Brussels
A man with a knife attacked a military patrol in Brussels

The prosecutor's office said it had opened on investigation "on suspicion of attempted terrorist murder". The man attacked the soldiers around 8:20 p.m. Also on Friday, two London police officers were slightly injured as they arrested a man outside Buckingham Palace after spotting a knife in his vehicle.

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  • Where's Trump on Tax Reform Push?
Where's Trump on Tax Reform Push?

In a 14 December 2016 interview with CNN's Don Lemon, Robert Kennedy, Jr. said that "I think Trump can be any kind of president he wants". The media took a tour of the White House this week to view the newly renovated portions of the people's house.

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  • Far right cancels back-to-back protests
Far right cancels back-to-back protests

However, of several counter-protests scheduled for Saturday in the city, a major event called San Francisco Peacefully Unites Against White Nationalists will take place at the Civic Centre Plaza in front of the historical San Francisco City Hall.

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  • Donald Trump retweets meme showing him eclipsing former United States president Barack Obama
Donald Trump retweets meme showing him eclipsing former United States president Barack Obama

Trump has retweeted a quadruple photo spread of Trump slowly eclipsing the former president. Trump took to Twitter and retweeted a meme that referenced the recent solar eclipse. Here's a screenshot of Trump's retweet, just in case, it is deleted later on and said that it had been "inadvertently posted ". "The Sun is what gives us life and energy...

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  • BJP leader Vineet Joshi blames Punjab for allowing Dera followers in Haryana
BJP leader Vineet Joshi blames Punjab for allowing Dera followers in Haryana

At the same time, Chief Minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to the people to remain calm and not to take the law in their hands in the wake of the court verdict holding DSS chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape . Reports said miscreants damaged and set on fire two Income Tax department vehicles in Mansa town. The quantum ...

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  • China's Top Diplomat Defends Pakistan in Tillerson Call
China's Top Diplomat Defends Pakistan in Tillerson Call

Pakistan has always taken indiscriminate action against terrorists and has suffered over $120 billion losses in the war on terror. The US ambassador had similarly briefed foreign minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday on Washington's new policy and statements made by Trump regarding Pakistan.

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  • Samsung heir Jay Y Lee found guilty of bribery after corruption scandal
Samsung heir Jay Y Lee found guilty of bribery after corruption scandal

Lee and four other Samsung executives were accused of offering 7.2bn won in bribes to the former South Korean president and an associate of hers, Choi Soon-sil, with the expectation of gaining government support for a merger of two Samsung-controlled companies.

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  • More Than 70 Killed in Fighting in Western Myanmar
More Than 70 Killed in Fighting in Western Myanmar

Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a miliant group which carried out similar attacks in the area last October, has claimed responsibility for the assaults on Friday. Annan condemned the attack and said it marked a "worrying escalation of violence". The preparation of the report, commissioned a year ago, was altered in the wake of an armed as...

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  • Four Cases Of West Nile Virus Reported In Kentucky
Four Cases Of West Nile Virus Reported In Kentucky

So far there have been no cases in Grand Forks County. Peak WNV season in MS is July through September, although cases can occur at any time of the year. Install or Repair Screens - Some mosquitoes like to come indoors. Most people with these symptoms will recover completely, and can recover on their own.

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  • Man nabbed smuggling endangered baby Bengal tiger across US-Mexico border
Man nabbed smuggling endangered baby Bengal tiger across US-Mexico border

A California teenager said he was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to smuggle a tiger cub he bought for $300 in Tijuana into the United States. The work of San Diego Zoo Global is made possible by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy and is supported in part by the Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global.

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  • Trump signs new economic sanctions against Venezuela
Trump signs new economic sanctions against Venezuela

McMaster said at the same news conference that United States had no plans to take military action in Venezuela , but that President Donald Trump meant to take advantage of "a broad range of. Venezuela has plunged into chaos in recent months as the economic and political situation grows more dire. The sanctions are bound to worsen a crisis t...

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  • Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos
Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos

A small number of right-wing " Free Speech Rally " demonstrators disbanded early from Boston Common after they were confronted by thousands of counter-protesters shouting anti-Nazi and anti-racism slogans. Some people fear the Boston event will be a white nationalist rally like the one in Charlottesville. And by 1 p.m., the handful of people at...

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  • Tillerson Takes Shots At Russia In Ukrainian Independence Day Message
Tillerson Takes Shots At Russia In Ukrainian Independence Day Message

Mattis spoke during a visit to Kiev. Mattis is the first US defense secretary to visit Ukraine since Robert Gates in 2007. The Iranian president also wished health and success for Poroshenko and prosperity and glory for the people of the European country.

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  • United States lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies
United States lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies

The sanctions also targeted six individuals - four Russians, one Chinese and one North Korean. As a result, their USA assets are frozen and Americans are forbidden from doing business with them. Tillerson said North Korea has not launched missiles or other provocations since the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution against weapons development...

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  • Charlottesville Residents Call for Justice, City Council Votes to Cover Confederate Monuments
Charlottesville Residents Call for Justice, City Council Votes to Cover Confederate Monuments

The council met behind closed doors Thursday morning. The city was supposed to host a "community recovery town hall" Thursday evening in collaboration with the Department of Justice. Later Tuesday, University of Virginia police disclosed they had obtained arrest warrants for a white nationalist in connection with crimes they say were committe...

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  • Hundreds of civilians killed since Raqqa offensive began, Amnesty says
Hundreds of civilians killed since Raqqa offensive began, Amnesty says

The warring parties must prioritize protecting them from hostilities and creating safe ways for them to flee the frontline. "Things will only get more risky as the battle reaches its final stages in the city center", Donatella Rovera, Amnesty's Senior Crisis Response Adviser said the same day.

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  • Privacy a fundamental right of citizen
Privacy a fundamental right of citizen

The judgment passed by a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court unanimously overruled the 55-year-old former judgment of the top court. India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday (Aug 24) that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy , a landmark verdict that could have wide-reaching implications for the government's biometric programme whic...

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  • Saudi attack on Yemen residential areas,calls for United Nations probe
Saudi attack on Yemen residential areas,calls for United Nations probe

Fighters loyal to the armed Houthi movement on Wednesday decried as "evil" the group's main ally in Yemen's civil war, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh , widening an unusual public rift as they fight a Saudi-led coalition for control of the country.

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  • Students in Basingstoke and Deane receive their GCSE results today
Students in Basingstoke and Deane receive their GCSE results today

The number of expected 9 passes is predicted to be lower then last years number of A* grades due to the increased difficulty of the GCSE's. "I am very proud of everything that has been achieved". The first is that Ofqual-the exam regulator-has kept its promise that more-or-less the same percentage of students who achieved the C-grade (the general...

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  • In India banned the
In India banned the "instant divorce"

Moreover, the central government also seemed to indicate that there was no need for a new law to check triple talaq as the Supreme Court had declared it unconstitutional . "The RJD is in support of the SC judgement and respect it as it has termed instant triple talaq unlawful. Goa too, has a sizeable population of Muslims and it also a rel...

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  • Rescued piglets served to United Kingdom firefighters as sausage
Rescued piglets served to United Kingdom firefighters as sausage

In order to "thank" the firefighters , the farm manager gave the team sausages. After the two-week-old piglets were saved, the farm promised to bring sausages to the firefighters once the animals had been fattened up. out of the piglets they saved. Meanwhile, PETA says the piglets may as well have just died in the fire. Firefighters fr...

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  • Sonia condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing
Sonia condoles death of former Manipur CM Keishing

Rishang Keishing, the last surviving member of India's first Lok Sabha (1952-57), died on Tuesday evening. He married Khatingla Keishing in 1950, and the couple had two daughters and four sons. The body will be taken to Manipur PCC office tomorrow where party leaders will pay their respects. "The demise of Mr. Rishang Keishing leaves a great vo...

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  • Why the U.S. issued new travel warnings for Mexico
Why the U.S. issued new travel warnings for Mexico

Turf battles have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented by US citizens, and shooting incidents have injured or killed innocent bystanders. US government personnel and their families are prohibited from personal travel to all areas to which the Department recommends "defer non-essential travel" in this Travel Warning .

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  • Donald Trump Rejects Advice From Literally Everyone, Watches Solar Eclipse Without Glasses
Donald Trump Rejects Advice From Literally Everyone, Watches Solar Eclipse Without Glasses

Melania and Barron were also with the president on the balcony, but neither his wife nor his son seemed interested in risking their eyesight by looking at the event without any protection on their eyes. They were joined by the Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who ...

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