Trump heard on leaked tape with Michael Cohen discussing payments

25 Jul, 2018

Davis pointed out that the tape shows Trump lied about knowing about the Karen McDougal deal. McDougal's lawyer, Peter Stris, said Tuesday evening that the recording proves just the opposite. The audio recording of Trump and Cohen relates to whether Trump should buy the rights of the story from American Media, which paid McDougal $150,000 in August 2016 for her story about an alleged 10 month affair with Trump.


US ready to make ‘real deal’ on Iran nukes

25 Jul, 2018

Mr Trump earlier this year pulled the USA out of the global deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and ordered increased American sanctions, as well as threatening penalties for companies from other countries that continue to do business with Iran.


President Trump appears to go full circle, again calling out Russian Federation 'hoax'

25 Jul, 2018

The newly released surveillance applications were granted and renewed by several different judges sitting in a court authorised by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ( Fisa ). The application explains that "Source #1" was hired to do research on "Candidate #1's ties to Russia" that "could be used to discredit" his campaign.


Greece wildfires: Search for missing family members

25 Jul, 2018

They were huddled together in small groups, "perhaps families, friends or strangers, entwined in a last attempt to protect themselves as they tried to reach the sea", he said . The first fire started in the Geraneia mountains near Kineta, prompting three villages to be evacuated. The government also asked other European countries for helicopters and additional firefighters to help tackle the fires, the BBC said.


Raab hits out at 'irresponsible' European Union ahead of fresh talks

25 Jul, 2018

Sterling climbed as much as 0.4 per cent to US$1.3159, the highest level since July 17, after May said she will lead Brexit negotiations, relegating the Brexit Department headed by Dominic Raab . President Trump said that he would have gone about BREXIT in a different way. "We know DExEU is a huge waste of money". British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday she was taking control of negotiations with Brussels on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (EU).


Israel ‘Shoots Down’ Syrian Fighter Jet

25 Jul, 2018

He said it was unknown if the plane deliberately crossed into Israel nor what happened to its pilot. A Syrian official warned Tuesday night that his country will respond "soon enough" to the IDF shooting down a regime fighter jet after it entered Israel's airspace, according to a Lebanese news site.


Syrian 'White Helmets' flee to Jordan

25 Jul, 2018

Through videos, pictures, and social media, the White Helmets are widely seen as having played an important role in showing the global community the horrors of the Syrian civil war. On Saturday, Canada said it was working with the United Kingdom and Germany to "ensure the safety of the White Helmets and their families". Syrian forces launched their southern offensive on June 19, targeting the province of Daraa on the border with Jordan, before turning their attention to neighboring ...


Trump finds it ‘inconceivable’ lawyer would tape a client

25 Jul, 2018

President Donald Trump on Saturday responded to a New York Times report that revealed his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen , secretly recorded a conversation about hush money payments to a former Playboy model 2 months before the 2016 presidential election.


India's Modi donates 200 cows

25 Jul, 2018

Modi is, however, not the only Asian leader to be touring Africa. Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Rwandan counterpart, Paul Kagame, agreed here Monday to further promote bilateral cooperation in a bid to bring more benefits to the Chinese, Rwandan and African people.


North Korea begins dismantling nuclear and ballistic missile facilities

25 Jul, 2018

New satellite images suggest North Korea has begun to deliver on its promise to dismantle a rocket engine testing site at the heart of its ballistic missile programme. media reports suggest he has been privately furious at the pace of subsequent progress on the denuclearization issue. Mount said in an email that North Korea still has not dismantled centers that produce or store nuclear or missile systems or transportation for the missiles.


First Warning Forecast: Isolated severe storms possible this evening

24 Jul, 2018

Storms will develop in the Gulf of Mexico and move onto the coast, becoming more numerous as they spread inland. Similar to Saturday , the risk for severe weather remains low, but strong wind, heavy rain and frequent lightning will all be possible with storms later today .


Canada shooter identified as Faisal Hussain, 29, of Toronto

24 Jul, 2018

Saunders said the police presence would be increased in the Danforth area following the shooting. "A family has lost their child, their baby", she said. An army of police, paramedics and other first responders descended on the scene, while people, some in their pajamas, emerged from their homes to see what was happening.


Greek wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement any more'

24 Jul, 2018

Residents and visitors in the area did not escape in time even though they were a few metres from the sea or in their homes. A flotilla of boats, including some from the coast guard, evacuated more than 700 people by sea from threatened beaches overnight, authorities said.


'Hundreds missing' after hydroelectric dam collapses in Laos

24 Jul, 2018

This particular $1.2 billion dam is part of a project by Vientiane-based Xe Pian Xe Namnoy Power Company, a joint venture formed in 2012. The portion that collapsed has been described as a "saddle dam", which is an auxiliary dam used to hold water beyond what is held by the main dam.


Iran to US: Do Not Play with the Lion’s Tail

24 Jul, 2018

Any details of that plan remain to be seen, other than the economic sanctions the U.S.is set to reimpose after leaving the Iran nuclear deal . Following its much-criticized withdrawal from the Iran deal, the administration of US President Donald Trump has ramped up its tough rhetoric against Iran, threatening it with the "strongest sanctions in history".


Amber heatwave alert for Surrey and Hampshire

24 Jul, 2018

Experts at the Met Office have issues a Level 3 heatwave warning for parts of the United Kingdom - just one step away from declaring a national emergency. "The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible". A level three, amber warning is issued when temperatures are predicted to hit 30C during the day and 15C at night for at least two consecutive days.


Gunman in Trader Joe's standoff was feuding with grandmother

24 Jul, 2018

His grandmother was taken to a hospital in critical condition but her current condition was not immediately known. Long-time customers, local residents and staffers came together in support at a vigil Sunday, embracing, shedding tears and remembering their friend and colleague Corado.


Satellite images suggest North Korea dismantling key rocket launch site

24 Jul, 2018

The complex north of the capital, Pyongyang, has been used to develop technologies for the North's intercontinental ballistic missile program and therefore the dismantling represents "a significant confidence building measure", according to the analysis by defense expert Joseph Bermudez Jr.


Pakistan set for historic election amid charges of army meddling

24 Jul, 2018

He "succumbed to his injuries in Combined Military Hospital after a suicide bomber blew himself up near his Land Cruiser (SUV) this morning", district police chief Zaheer Afridi told AFP . After his younger brother's death, Gandapur was elected as a member of the assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and appointed provincial minister for agriculture.


Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century

24 Jul, 2018

When can you see the blood micro moon? The story shows how the Walpiri understood the correlation between the movements of different celestial bodies and the visual phenomena they produce. Instead of that sunlight hitting the moon's surface, Earth's shadow falls on it. Brad Tucker, researcher at Australian National University 's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, explained why we don't get a lunar eclipse every lunar cycle.


White House Clarifies Trump's 'Big Hoax' Tweet

24 Jul, 2018

The application confirms one part of the battle over Page's wiretapping-that the Federal Bureau of Investigation relied partly on information from a dossier by ex-British intelligence agent Christopher Steele, which said Page had met with top Russian representatives on a 2016 trip to Moscow.


White House says Bolton to meet with Russian counterpart in August

24 Jul, 2018

To some degree, it is good to know what the president believes about the intelligence on Russian Federation. A majority of 51 per cent don't approve of the relationship between Washington and Moscow, according to the poll . Trump's public doubting of USA intelligence conclusions about Russian election interference during the Helsinki summit sparked waves of condemnation from political allies and days of walk-backs from his administration.


Donald Trump’s furious Twitter post threatening Iran president Hassan Rouhani

24 Jul, 2018

But Iran's most powerful authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that negotiations with the USA would be an "obvious mistake". Signed in 2015, the deal puts restrictions on Iran's nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions . Bill Hemmer pushed back, asking if Trump should be "passive" toward Iran, as American leaders have for decades.


Israel Assists Syrian 'White Helmets' and Families Flee to Jordan

24 Jul, 2018

The White Helmets work exclusively in rebel-held areas and receive donations from several Western governments, including Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States . Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres of the Golan from Syria in the 1967 Six Day war, in a move never recognised by the global community. An worldwide operation to rescue more than a hundred Syrian rescue workers and their families took place early Sunday, carrying hundreds of civilians through Israel and ...


Pompeo asks UNSC to keep sanctions on N.Korea

24 Jul, 2018

He added that the sanctions must remain in place until the North takes specific steps toward denuclearization. Since earlier this year, they have significantly cut back on negative commentaries directed at U.S. The U.S. nixed that statement within hours of it being circulated, but the divisions continue. "And it's not my - it's not my description of what needs to take place".



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