Iranian lawmakers oust minister in victory for hard-liners

09 Aug, 2018

Anti-government demonstrations have spread across the country in recent months, from Iran's heartland to dozens of cities, including the capital of Tehran, as citizens grow increasingly disillusioned by the weak economy, strict Islamic laws, and chronic drought.


Baby boy dies after being found in river near Brooklyn Bridge

09 Aug, 2018

It is not yet clear how long the baby boy had been in the water, but Campbell noted there was a backpack floating in the water near the child. The parents have not been found. The cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner. They say the baby was suffering no obvious signs of trauma when he was first spotted. Diana Campbell, a professional photographer and owner of Dream Image Photography in Stillwater , told local media she took pictures and videos of the infant because, ...


USA urges Canada and Saudi Arabia to resolve feud

08 Aug, 2018

Almost 100 worldwide students in Waterloo Region could be affected as tensions heat up between Saudi Arabia and Canada. Since rising to power in 2015, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has courted Western allies to support his reform plans, offering billions of dollars of arms sales and promising to fight radicalism in the kingdom.


Christopher Collins indicted on insider trading charges

08 Aug, 2018

The House Ethics Committee declined to comment on the indictment Wednesday. Collins was indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades. The indictment says the trades allowed Cameron Collins and others to avoid more than $768,000 in losses. When the drug trials failed, the public announcement caused the stock price of Innate to plunge 92 percent.


InfoWars rockets up in Apple's App Store

08 Aug, 2018

Jones, the founder of InfoWars , is known for spreading far-right conspiracy theories, including saying that the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting was a hoax. Dorsey also appeared to reference the decisions by other big tech firms in recent days to shut down Jones and Infowars . In a defamation suit filed in Connecticut Superior Court in late May, the families said Jones promotes conspiracies to drive traffic to his website and subsequently sell products to his followers.


Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

08 Aug, 2018

The disturbing case sent shockwaves through the country as authorities were accused of failing to protect the boy. A German couple have been jailed for selling their 9-year-old son to paedophiles for sex on the dark web . It said the mother was aware from the start of the man's pedophile tendencies and previous conviction. The pair and six others were arrested last fall.


Manafort's lawyers press witness about his own lies, affair, embezzlement

08 Aug, 2018

Prosecutor Greg Andres pointed out he had created a "loan forgiveness letter between Mr. Manafort and Mr. Manafort". Gates noted that all such payments were income earned via Manafort's political consulting work in Ukraine. Downing sought to portray Gates as an inveterate liar, raising questions about whether he has been truthful with Mueller's office even after cutting a plea deal in February.


Rick Gates Testifies He and Manafort Committed Crimes

08 Aug, 2018

Downing also ventured into territory the two sides in Manafort's fraud trial have mostly avoided: discussion of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Gates said he did, but the defense lawyer wasn't satisfied. presidential election in 2016. But Gates pleaded guilty months later and agreed to cooperate in Mueller's investigation of Manafort, the only American charged by the special counsel to opt for trial instead of a guilty plea.


Chinese Exports Accelerate As US Prepares New Tariffs In Heated Row

08 Aug, 2018

Such practices include rules compelling companies in certain sectors to take on local partners if they want to do business in China. China's trade with the USA also continued to rise in July despite the tariffs, with exports up 11.2 percent year-on-year, and imports increasing 11.1 percent.


New Mexico sheriff: Compound searched, 11 kids removed

08 Aug, 2018

The compound was on land owned by local resident Jason Badger, who said he had repeatedly asked the local authorities to remove the group from his property. "We all gave the kids our water and what snacks we had - it was the saddest living conditions and poverty I have seen", Hogrefe said. The Taos County Sheriff said the 3-year-old boy was not among the children which he described as being in heartbreaking condition, starving with no food or fresh water.


Osinbajo sacks DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

08 Aug, 2018

Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has absolved his men of blame from Tuesday's blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives, saying that the development came to him as a surprise. Osinbajo is acting president for Muhammadu Buhari, who is out of the country on holiday. Seiyefa enlisted into the Nigerian Security Organization (NSO) in 1984 after completing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme at the School of Islamic and Legal ...


OH race too close to call, but Trump claims victory

08 Aug, 2018

Republicans were only able to win a once safe district by spending millions in outside money and an election eve visit from Trump . Polls close at 7 p.m. O'Connor has dominated Balderson on the local airwaves. According to data obtained by TIME, Balderson had only spent $507,206 on television ads as of August 3, while O'Connor had spent over $2 million.


Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

07 Aug, 2018

A Twitter account linked to the Saudi government posted an image showing a plane flying towards the skyline in Toronto. In response, Saudi Arabia - which has received $89 billion in arms from the United States in the past decade - expelled the Canadian ambassador and vowed to shut down all trade with the largest English-speaking country on earth.


Five-Time Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Passes Away

07 Aug, 2018

DMK working president MK Stalin had met Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami with a request for land on the Marina Beach in Chennai for a memorial of Karunanidhi . His father was a farmer in the village of Thirukuvalai in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu . M. Karunanidhi, or Kalaignar for his party cadre and legions of fans, had the distinction of serving as the longest serving party president, crossing a milestone in the country's political history on July 27 when he became the ...


Video shows Brooklyn nail salon workers attacking customer

07 Aug, 2018

Maduka also wrote that the employees were, "hitting them like animals ". Mercy Maduka says she witnessed the fight, recorded it with her phone and posted the video to social media Friday - where it garnered hundreds of thousands of views.


Indonesia hands yacht linked to 1MDB over to Malaysia

07 Aug, 2018

In a Facebook video, Mahathir thanked Indonesia for returning the $250 million yacht, Equanimity , which was seized by Indonesia off Bali in February in co-operation with the U.S. Najib, who set up and oversaw 1MDB, denies any wrongdoing. "The Court issued a Warrant of Arrest against it", he said in a statement today. On Saturday, the Indonesian government agreed to hand over the yacht to Malaysia.


LeBron James adds documentary series to small-screen portfolio

07 Aug, 2018

Gotham Chopra will serve as a producer as well as the director of the series. "It's really an exploration of how basketball is truly America's game and the NBA has been a vessel for black athletes to claim pieces of the American dream", Chopra told ESPN .


Activists Stand in Solidarity with Gaza

07 Aug, 2018

Hamas' spokesman Abdullatif al-Qanu stressed that the group's decision to join the "right to return" march showed the Hamas' alignment with Palestinian people. The breach comes amid another round of violent riots along the Israeli-Gaza border that have occurred nearly weekly for the past several months. The coalition said Friday that the Swedish-flagged vessel, Freedom, was almost 60 miles (95 kilometers) off the coast.


Once-eased U.S. economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

07 Aug, 2018

President TrumpDonald John TrumpLeBron James to produce documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble" for Showtime Rosie O'Donnell leads anti-Trump Broadway sing-along at the White House Study warns of looming potential for runaway global warming MORE in an early morning tweet on Tuesday labeled newly reimposed sanctions on Iran the "most biting ...


Donald Trump admits son was getting dirt on Hillary Clinton

07 Aug, 2018

The Trump Tower meeting was arranged by British music promoter, Rob Goldstone, who told Donald Jr that he had "information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russian Federation and would be very useful to your father". Whatever his explanation, Trump has consistently said he didn't know about the Trump Tower meeting. Trump's days of private anger spilled out into public with the Twitter outburst, which comes at a perilous time for the president.


Russia: 18 killed in Siberian oil worker helicopter crash

07 Aug, 2018

The crash occurred at 5:43 a.m. Moscow time on Saturday. The second aircraft landed safely and the accident took place in "normal" weather conditions, according to preliminary findings. The helicopters collided in the area of Vankor oil field. The flight data recorders will be sent to the Interstate Aviation Committee in Moscow for possible decoding, according to a source in law enforcement bodies.


Northern California blazes now largest in state history

07 Aug, 2018

The growing inferno sparked new evacuations. Over 14,000 firefighters are now battling the wildfires across California , and fire crews from New Zealand and Australia are travelling to the state to support the effort. "There's nothing that California water policy has done that makes these fires worse or more hard to fight", Gleick said. As for the northern section of the fire, Blankenheim said it "continues to progress toward Lake Pillsbury, and we're building line on Middle Mountain ...


Nine-year-old selling lemonade robbed at gunpoint

07 Aug, 2018

Police in the USA state of North Carolina are investigating the armed robbery of a nine-year-old boy who had set up a lemonade stand in his neighbourhood, Newsweek has reported . Union County police spokesman Tony Underwood told reporters the thief stole the boy's metal money tin with less than $20 in it. After hearing the news, Huyck said she wanted to do something to let the boy know not everyone is a bad person and show him the neighborhood cares.


People Killed in Santa Ana Plane Crash Identified

07 Aug, 2018

He said it appeared that the plane "went down pretty abruptly", and added that while the plane leaked jet fuel, it didn't ignite. "Our entire Pacific Union family is mourning the loss of our colleagues, family and friends", the company's chief executive Mark A.


South Sudan’s warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

07 Aug, 2018

During the meeting, President Kenyatta confirmed his participation in the next IGAD Summit during which the two South Sudan leaders are expected to sign the agreements as well as chart the next step in the peace process. "The 2016 conflict was forced on us, this is why when we signed the agreement I signed with 26 reservations and the agreement collapsed before us".



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