My Security Revocation is Trump Attempt to Silence Critics — Former CIA Chief

17 Aug, 2018

McRaven said he'd hoped when Trump was elected, he would "rise to the occasion and become the leader this great nation needs". Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama and has become a vocal Trump critic, called Trump's claims that he did not collude with Russian Federation "hogwash".


Newspaper editorials across U.S

16 Aug, 2018

What have the newspapers said? The description of the media as the "opposition party" was first coined by his former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, in an interview with the New York Times shortly after Trump was inaugurated. Trump has frequently criticized journalists and described news reports that contradict his opinion or policy positions as fake news. "They still do not understand why Donald Trump is the president of the United States".


John Brennan security clearance revoked today by Trump administration

16 Aug, 2018

Mr Comey added that " security clearances should not be used as pawns in a petty political game to distract voters from even bigger problems". "The president has a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information and who has access to it".


Rescue ship stripped of flag amid dispute over migrants stranded at sea

16 Aug, 2018

Sophie Beau, president of the vessel's French operator SOS Mediterranee, said the ship, now at sea between Malta and the Italian island of Lampedusa, had again received "official negative replies" from the two countries. They boarded their boat, the Aquarius , and tried to dock in Italy. He added the rescue was co-ordinated by the Libyan coastguard and that the vessel is now in Maltese waters.


President Trump considers revoking security clearances for former U.S

16 Aug, 2018

If Trump did revoke his security clearance, Hayden said , it " won't have any effect on what I say or write ". White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed in a press briefing Monday that Trump is considering stripping Brennan and a number of other former national security officials of their clearances.


Kerala Flood Situation Worsens, Death Toll Rises to 67

16 Aug, 2018

The shutters of 35 of the 39 dams in Kerala, including the 123-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam, have been opened for the first time in history, leaving large areas of the state at the risk of floods. Entire Kerala has been on a red alert since Wednesday evening. Heavy rain also battered India's northern state of Himachal Pradesh, causing flash floods and landslides, which have claimed 19 lives so far.


Man Arrested After Hitting Pedestrians with Car Near British Parliament

16 Aug, 2018

London Ambulance Service said they had treated two people at the scene for non-serious injuries and taken them to hospital. Armed police officers attended the scene in Westminster this morning after a vehicle collided with the security barriers outside the Palace of Westminster.


Air quality statement issued by Environment Canada

16 Aug, 2018

The air quality in Eastern Humboldt has been deemed unhealthy today by the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District. But that pattern didn't hold for last summer and this summer, due to the spread of Western wildfires. If you absolutely must drive, make sure to keep your car's recirculation button on. With air now rated as unhealthy , even healthy people may have symptoms such as dry eyes, coughing and sinus irritation.


Trump asks if firing means end to Russia probe

15 Aug, 2018

The bureau's Office of Professional Responsibility had recommended that Strzok be reprimanded with a demotion and 60-day suspension, but the office of Deputy FBI Director David Bowdich decided instead that Strzok should be fired altogether.


Priests Produced Child Pornography on Church Property, Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report States

15 Aug, 2018

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Tuesday the findings of a grand jury investigation that detailed widespread preying on children and a "systematic cover-up" by the church hierarchy in the northeastern U.S. The attorney general said that Catholic bishops covered up child sexual abuse by priests and reassigned them repeatedly to different parishes. Earlier this year, Pope Francis apologised to Chilean victims for "serious mistakes" he made in handling a case of ...


Jury to hear closing arguments in Manafort case on Wednesday

15 Aug, 2018

Manafort is being tried on 18 counts, which include tax and bank fraud charges, as well the failure to disclose foreign bank accounts. After two weeks of testimony and more than two dozen witnesses taking the stand as special counsel Robert Mueller's team laid out their case, the prosecution wrapped up their arguments Monday.


Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary for Vermont Governor

15 Aug, 2018

The nation's first transgender governor, its first Somali-American woman in Congress and its first black woman in Connecticut's congressional delegation could all be on the horizon after Tuesday's slate of four primaries. "I am so proud to be the face of the Democrats tonight", Hallquist said, addressing supporters at a victory party Tuesday night. "Vermonters support increasing the minimum wage".


Taliban Intensify Attacks on Afghan Forces

15 Aug, 2018

There was little clear information on casualties, but Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry, said that 25 policemen had been killed, along with one Afghan journalist, whom he did not identify. It was unclear how many other civilians had been killed or wounded. The insurgents frequently exaggerate their battlefield gains and downplay losses incurred during clashes.


South & North Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

15 Aug, 2018

While any visit by Moon to Pyongyang would be another propaganda coup for North Korea , it was unclear whether Moon would be in the capital during the country's annual national day celebration September 9. "The two Koreas are more in stride, and the process has "taken" better". "But I do believe that this is worth the effort and the United States and our allies, especially us and the Republic of Korea, we have the same goal, that's the final, fully verified denuclearization of the ...


Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister

15 Aug, 2018

In a joint statement last week, Britain, France and Germany said the Iran deal was "working and delivering on its goal" and said they "deeply regret" the reimposition of USA sanctions. "America is turning up the pressure and we want the United Kingdom by our side". Europe has attempted to counteract the effects of the sanctions by launching an updated version of its "Blocking Statue", a measure meant to protect European Union companies doing business in Iran from being hit by punitive USA ...


Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States

15 Aug, 2018

He also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement and said it needed to improve its performance to help the country better weather newly reimposed USA sanctions. Regarding his planned visit on October 25-26 to Turkey to boost bilateral economic ties, accompanied by a 80-member business delegation of leading companies, Altmaier said: "I represent the interests of more than 7,000 German companies operating in Turkey".


Sydney rises in the Economist's global liveability rankings

14 Aug, 2018

The city was also ranked ahead of London in last year's survey. Two other Australian cities, Sydney (5th) and Adelaide (10th), were in the top 10. What is more, Manchester also represents a regional trend over the past year, where there have been notable improvements in security in several western European cities which have shown resilience in their recovery from terrorist attacks .


Tim Scott Praises Trump's Steps in a 'Better Direction' Since Charlottesville

14 Aug, 2018

This past weekend marked a year since the clash between a group of white nationalists and anti-fascist protesters in Virginia, which resulted in one person dead, controversial presidential statements , and an increase in racial tension within the country.


Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

14 Aug, 2018

Earlier this month, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the defense policy bill. "The restriction comes as President Trump has repeatedly indicated his willingness to eventually pull American forces out of South Korea". Nestled within the very large defense bill is a "prohibition on certain telecommunications and video surveillance services or equipment". Trump never mentioned Sen.


Car crashes into barriers outside parliament in London

14 Aug, 2018

A video grab taken from AFP TV video footage shows police officers cordoning off Westminster Bridge , leading to Parliament Square in central London on 14 August 2018, after a vehicle was driven into barriers at the Houses of Parliament .


US, Mexico discuss immigration and NAFTA

13 Aug, 2018

Canada has already privately told the United States it is willing to agree to USA auto demands, one official said, because Canada would benefit from them along with the United States. Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said his country and the USA have been making a lot of progress, but would be back in Washington next week for a fourth week of two-way talks.


Trump's decision to double tariffs on Turkey 'brutal'

13 Aug, 2018

Turkish aluminum will now be taxed at 50% and steel at 20%, essentially pricing Turkish metals out of the USA markets. He declared: "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time!" The Russian rouble dropped to its weakest since late 2016 after Washington said it would impose fresh sanctions on Moscow, while the Turkish lira plumbed a record low in the wake of a diplomatic rift with the United States.


Erdogan vows Turkish economy will grow strongly

13 Aug, 2018

It did not disclose details, but suggests Turkey might gravitate further away from its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies toward cooperation with Russian Federation, whose relations with the West are at their lowest since the Cold War.


Omarosa calls Trump a bigot in upcoming book

13 Aug, 2018

Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that there are tapes of President Donald Trump using racial slurs and that she saw him behaving "like a dog off the leash" at numerous events he attended without his wife, first lady Melania Trump.


Kangana Ranaut has a message for PM-Elect Imran Khan

13 Aug, 2018

The session will be attended by the newly-elected members of the National Assembly, who will be taking oath as Member National Assembly (MNA). The MNAs are now signing the Roll of Members. The PTI's parliamentary committee on Monday officially named party chairman Khan as their parliamentary leader and nominee for the next prime minister of Pakistan .



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