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Turkey says attacks on Syria's Idlib must stop, calls for ceasefire

Turkey says attacks on Syria's Idlib must stop, calls for ceasefire

At a council meeting also on Friday, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia defended the military plans for Idlib, saying armed groups linked to Al-Qaeda were "a legitimate target for liquidation". Speak...

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Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay

Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay

The piece, in the New York Times , said that Mr Trump's "erratic behaviour would be more concerning if it weren't for unsung heroes in and around the White House". He said he was willing to sit dow...

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Hurricane Florence Projected Path: Maps to Track the Storm

The northernmost landfall was made by Hazel, a devastating and deadly storm that struck close to the South Carolina/North Carolina border in October of 1954. However, the entire east coast is warned t...

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ICC can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

ICC can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar

An independent United Nations fact-finding mission in August concluded that Myanmar's military past year carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with "genocidal intent" and the...

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U.S. 'threatens ICC judges with sanctions'

U.S. 'threatens ICC judges with sanctions'

The U.S. plans to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington in its latest show of support for the U.S-Israel relationship. "The United States will always stand with our frie...

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Trump to Apple: make your products in the US!

Trump to Apple: make your products in the US!

Trump has set the stage for tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, which could happen any day. The company makes a large percentage of its products in China . We review products indepe...

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Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport

Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport

The motive is not yet known. Before driving onto the runway the man had driven the auto into the glass doors of one of the airport terminals. Authorities say police have arrested a man who rammed hi...

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May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

May's Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party - former minister

Boris Johnson has launched an attack on Theresa May's Brexit strategy, claiming she has "wrapped a suicide vest" around Britain. With just 200 days to go to the scheduled date of Brexit, Mr Baker...

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Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews, the respected White House chronicler describes a coalition of like-minded aides plotting to prevent the U.S. "I stole it off his desk", Cohn reportedly ...

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Isaac becomes 5th hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season

Isaac becomes 5th hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season

An increase in forward speed is expected over the next couple of days. By Wednesday, the hurricane should turn northwestward, and slow down somewhat due to another ridge forming over the Ohio Valley. ...

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Swedish PM calls far-right party racist on election eve

Swedish PM calls far-right party racist on election eve

Both the ruling center-left Social Democrats and the center-right Moderates had among their worst results in modern Swedish political history. Mainstream politicians have so far refused to cooperate...

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United Kingdom tourists among 7 injured in Paris knife attack, say police

United Kingdom tourists among 7 injured in Paris knife attack, say police

Seven people have been injured, four seriously, in an attack by a man wielding a knife and an iron bar in the French capital, Paris , police say. It is understood that the man who was arrested is a...

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Obama: Trump Is 'a Symptom, Not the Cause'

Obama: Trump Is 'a Symptom, Not the Cause'

He added that when there is a vacuum in democracy, "other voices fill the void". "In two months we have the chance, not the certainty, but the chance to restore some semblance of sanity to our polit...

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Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election

Sweden’s right and left neck-and-neck in hotly contested election

The potential for an immigration backlash to result in a big boost for the far-right Sweden Democrats inspired fear among many Swedes before the election. Although both major parties have ruled out ...

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US Conducts Military Exercise in Syria

US Conducts Military Exercise in Syria

The exercise was detailed in a statement from the US Central Command but did not mention that the command ordered the exercise specifically after a September 1 warning from Russian Federation that it ...

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George Papadopoulos Sentenced to Two Weeks in Prison for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

George Papadopoulos Sentenced to Two Weeks in Prison for Lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, along with potential obstruction of justice on the part of the president, recommended in August that Papa...

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Trump Salutes Kim for N.Korean Parade Without Nuclear Missiles

Trump Salutes Kim for N.Korean Parade Without Nuclear Missiles

The past two big anniversaries of North Korea's founding, in 2008 and 2013, did not feature the Korean People's Army, only the civil defense units, which are officially called "Worker Peasant Red Guar...

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Bob Woodward says people 'better wake up' to the president's behavior

Bob Woodward says people 'better wake up' to the president's behavior

Trump says: "I don't talk the way I am quoted". Thematic overlap notwithstanding, Woodward isn't drawing comfort and corroboration from the New York Times op-ed. Online commentators found Vice P...

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China's record trade surplus with US adds fuel to trade war fire

Trump's threatened tariffs, now totalling $517 billion in Chinese goods, would exceed the $505 billion in goods imported from China a year ago. The company said that "because all tariffs ultimately ...

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Police name white cop who shot dead her black neighbor

Police name white cop who shot dead her black neighbor

Police say Amber Guyger , a four-year veteran of the force, told investigators she was returning home from her shift Thursday night and accidentally entered Botham Jean's apartment. ("This is an ...

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Basra protests: Rioters attack Iran consulate

Basra protests: Rioters attack Iran consulate

Protesters shouted anti-Iran slogans outside the Iranian consulate on Friday evening before they stormed it and set a fire. In Thursday's protests, demonstrators burned local government buildings ...

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India Has Decriminalized Gay Sex!

India Has Decriminalized Gay Sex!

The judgement announced that gay sex is no longer a crime in India and is legal. Gay sex had been punishable by up to 10 years in jail. Uttar Pradesh, followed by Kerala, topped the list of stat...

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United States troops warn Russian Federation with live-fire exercises in Syria

United States troops warn Russian Federation with live-fire exercises in Syria

USA -backed Syrian rebels surround a piece of artillery during training by a United States special forces member in Southeastern Syria near al Tanf. " We are advised to keep them away from the base...

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Trump responds to 'treason' from within

Trump responds to 'treason' from within

As the op-ed appeared in the New York Times print edition Thursday morning, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke out from his trip overseas in India, and then the Vice President's communications...

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Ayanna Pressley: Trump is 'racist' and 'truly empathy-bankrupt'

Ayanna Pressley: Trump is 'racist' and 'truly empathy-bankrupt'

Meeks told the Times . Elizabeth Warren , a favorite target of Republicans. Capuano also had the backing of the Congressional Black Caucus PAC, and Massachusetts's first African-American governor,...

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Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security

The reports about the book say Woodward got his information on "deep background", meaning he could write what he was told, but could not name sources, so the allegations are all anonymous . In a tw...

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Barack Obama enters ring in battle for blue wave

Barack Obama enters ring in battle for blue wave

We are supposed to stand up to bullies not follow them. Minutes after his predecessor unleashed his strongest repudiation yet, Trump responded jocularly. "The more President @ BarackObama speaks ab...

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TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

Warm waters of 83 to 85 degrees and low shear in the path of Florence is all but tailor-made for the latest intensity forecast from the National Hurricane Center to come true. In keeping with Sept...

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Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

In an announcement on Wednesday, Paraguay declared that it is going back on its earlier decision from May of 2018 to follow the United States in relocating their embassy to Jerusalem. Following th...

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Trump will not answer obstruction questions, Giuliani says

Trump will not answer obstruction questions, Giuliani says

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says a deal is near for Trump to provide written answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller , but Giuliani disputed a report that Trump...

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Japan quake death toll reaches 9, expected to rise

Japan quake death toll reaches 9, expected to rise

The Tomari Nuclear Power Station, which has been shut since a 2011 quake and tsunami, suffered a power outage but was cooling its fuel rods safely with emergency power, said Chief Cabinet Secretary Y...

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Top economists quit Imran's panel over minority colleague's ouster

Top economists quit Imran's panel over minority colleague's ouster

The ex-wife of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan , Jemima Goldsmith has slammed the Pakistan government on removing nomination of famous economist Atif Milan. Earlier, Information Minister Fawad...

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At Least Five Found Dead In Perth Home

At Least Five Found Dead In Perth Home

A man, believed to be in his 20s, turned himself into police on Sunday morning and is now assisting with inquiries. Coode St is now in lockdown. The man is in custody and being interviewed by poli...

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Egypt Court Sentences 75 to Death in Mass Trial of Protesters

Egypt Court Sentences 75 to Death in Mass Trial of Protesters

The trails and death sentences have consistently drawn scathing criticism from rights groups at home and overseas, which have branded the process as a mockery of justice . An Egyptian criminal cour...

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PLAID SHIRT GUY? Look on teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows

PLAID SHIRT GUY? Look on teen's face at Trump rally raises eyebrows

Linfesty was positioned directly behind President Donald Trump and made several facial expressions as Trump spoke, before a staffer asked him to leave . Trump. 'When people signed up to go to the ra...

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Flash Flood Watch issued through Sunday as multi-day rainfall event unfolds

Flash Flood Watch issued through Sunday as multi-day rainfall event unfolds

A widespread soaking rain is forecast for our part of Missouri and IL for the start of the weekend with scattered thunderstorms continuing to move in this afternoon. This would keep our temperatures...

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Former UK Foreign Minister Johnson Divorces Wife

Former UK Foreign Minister Johnson Divorces Wife

The couple, who have four adult children, 25 years of marriage break up for the third time. "We will not be commenting further", it added. Marina Wheeler is pushing for a hard Jexit following her sp...

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Russians in United Kingdom spy poisoning posed as businessmen

Russians in United Kingdom spy poisoning posed as businessmen

A spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry said Wednesday it had no knowledge of Petrov or Boshirov, and accused British authorities of manipulating information in the case. "Now we have identifie...

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Russian Federation investigation ‘really unfair for our midterms’

Russian Federation investigation ‘really unfair for our midterms’

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Trump says "we have to get it over with" and he's suggesting that the investigation ...

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New Mexico AG launches investigation into allegations of Catholic clergy sexual abuse

New Mexico AG launches investigation into allegations of Catholic clergy sexual abuse

In some states, the offices of attorneys general noted that they have relatively limited authority for prosecuting criminal violations; in CT, for instance, an official wrote that the attorney general...

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