• US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal
US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

Iran has said it will restart aspects of the uranium enrichment program if the nuclear deal unravels. Johnson wrote in his article that British businesses should cut all trade ties with Iran and help the U.S. Last week the European Union's executive Commission introduced a "blocking statute" to protect European businesses from the impact of the...

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  • Meadows says Federal Bureau of Investigation made 'right' decision firing Strzok
Meadows says Federal Bureau of Investigation made 'right' decision firing Strzok

Strzok had been reassigned off counterintelligence investigations following the discovery of his messages, which included a vow to FBI attorney Lisa Page that "we'll stop" Trump from being elected, complaints about the "smell" of Trump supporters and other such comments sent in real time during the 2016 presidential race.

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  • Trump in new Omarosa tape:
Trump in new Omarosa tape: "Nobody even told me about it"

The famous room, which is located behind a locked door in the basement of the West Wing of the White House , is known to be the most secure and technologically advanced places in the US government so for Omarosa's firing to be done in the room indicates those involved wanted it to be under wraps.

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  • Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina
Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

The move was also condemned by Amnesty International, which said Argentina had squandered an historic opportunity. Many women in Argentina use misoprostol to end first-trimester pregnancies. "They don't have the support of the majority of the country". Under current Argentine law, abortion is allowed only in cases of rape or a risk to a woman...

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  • DC police, protesters prepare for white nationalist rally
DC police, protesters prepare for white nationalist rally

Multiple events are planned in the Charlottesville area from Friday through Sunday to mark the anniversary of the rally, Northam's office said. "Today we pause to remember the lives lost, and the lives forever changed, by the violence in Charlottesville a year ago".

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  • US strongly condemns Russia's poisoning of former spy - White House
US strongly condemns Russia's poisoning of former spy - White House

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Wednesday it had been determined that Russian Federation "has used chemical or biological weapons in violation of worldwide law, or has used lethal chemical or biological weapons against its own nationals".

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  • Flood alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala remains grim
Flood alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala remains grim

Those forced from their homes "have moved to 350 relief camps across the state", an official at the Kerala State Disaster Management control room told AFP. "Thus, there is a need to open the shutters of many dams", the chief minister said. Latest visuals of swollen Periyar river. Two teams with Gemini boats commenced rescue operations at Kalpet...

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  • Rocket sirens wail across southern Israel as IDF strikes Gaza
Rocket sirens wail across southern Israel as IDF strikes Gaza

It further claimed that the Israeli missile system Iron Dome had intercepted 25 rockets out of the 150 rockets, which activated sirens in the occupied territories over 125 times. Both sides have said they are working toward a cease-fire agreement, though continued rocket fire may dampen efforts. Hamas's military wing said it was behind the rock...

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  • Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships
Students Scramble For Info After Saudi Arabia Pulls Canadian Scholarships

A Saudi foreign ministry statement said it considered Canada's call last week for the release of detained civil society and women's rights activists a violation of Saudi sovereignty. Along with throwing out the Canadian ambassador and suspending air service between the two countries, Saudi Arabia is demanding thousands of its students leave Can...

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  • South Korea firms caught importing coal, iron from North: Seoul
South Korea firms caught importing coal, iron from North: Seoul

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's several visits to North Korea . The United States was "attempting to invent a pretext for increased sanctions against the DPRK". The inter-Korean meeting on Monday will be held at Tongilgak, a North Korean-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom. It wasn't clear when another inter-Korean summit...

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  • Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures
Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures

Samar Badawi and Sadah were arrested last week in what global human rights groups called a crackdown on dissent in Saudi Arabia. It has lashed out at Canada , sometimes harshly, since Ottawa called for the release of jailed women's rights activists in the Kingdom.

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  • GOP Rep. Chris Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges
GOP Rep. Chris Collins Indicted on Insider Trading Charges

The indictment charged Collins, his son Cameron, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins' fiancée, with securities fraud, wire fraud and other crimes. Collins, per the indictment , served on the company's board of directors. Mullin sits on the Health subcommittee of House Energy and Commerce alongside Collins.

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  • Trump’s legal team rejects Mueller interview offer, counters with smaller scope
Trump’s legal team rejects Mueller interview offer, counters with smaller scope

Trump said of his relationship with Rosenstein. "So back up from that, this should be over by September 1", Giuliani said. "It is not appropriate, at this time, to comment publicly about the content of that response". "How in the world could he ever cooperate and sit down with Mueller for an interview knowing that if you tell one lie to Bob Mueller...

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  • Six bombshells from Rick Gates' testimony in the Paul Manafort trial
Six bombshells from Rick Gates' testimony in the Paul Manafort trial

After Andres objected to Downing's question, Judge T.S. Ellis called the attorneys to the front of the courtroom for a conference. The judge then brought the trial to a standstill late Tuesday afternoon, calling a brief recess. Gates said he falsely labeled hundreds of thousands of dollars in income as loans to reduce Manafort's tax liability. ...

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  • LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio
LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio

Now, James is turning the insult into a sharp retort. Nevertheless, her comments were the subject the following month of a "Saturday Night Live" opening monologue by Charles Barkley, who noted that "this country has a great tradition of athletes speaking their minds" and told James to "keep on dribbling and don't ever shut up".

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  • Mendocino Complex now second-largest wildfire in California history, Cal Fire says
Mendocino Complex now second-largest wildfire in California history, Cal Fire says

The Carr fire , burning about 162 miles north of Sacramento, killed a power company lineman, according to a CBS affiliate. Both areas remained under a "red flag warning" issued by the National Weather Service for strong winds, low relative humidity and temperatures topping 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius), all conditions that can drive...

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  • Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer
Saudi Arabia's diplomatic dispute with Canada: An explainer

The United Nations has sounded the alarm over what it considers a wave of "arbitrary detentions of human-rights defenders", in the past few months. 'There isn't a strong bilateral trade relationship and poking the Trudeau government likely resonates with Saudi's hawkish regional allies. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and first ...

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  • Maintain military discipline, stay calm: Stalin tells DMK workers after Karunanidhi’s death
Maintain military discipline, stay calm: Stalin tells DMK workers after Karunanidhi’s death

He was a follower of Periyar E.V. Ramasamy, a social activist and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement that fought to end discrimination against the lower castes. #05:06 PM: Chennai Police bars public entry inside Kauvery Hospital, where the DMK patriarch is undergoing treatment. "Fan clubs mobilized support for the party and voter ...

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  • Washington restores tough, unilateral Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal
Washington restores tough, unilateral Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

An executive order by President Donald Trump reimposed the sanctions on financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran's automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals including gold . The official said the United States expects Iran will blame it for any new hardships, saying, "They've been doing it for nearly 40 years". ...

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  • Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally
Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally

Troy Balderson, the Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat in a Tuesday special election, point blank why he invited Trump to campaign for him at his event in Delaware County. Trump also brought to the stage OH congressman Jim Jordan, calling him "a tough cookie". He again attacked the news media and blamed them for incorrectly reporting that...

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