Land reform policy gets backing from British Prime Minister Theresa May

29 Aug, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May dances in front of schoolchildren in Cape Town, South Africa . A statement on Tuesday by the spokesman of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the opposition party had been made aware of plans by the Federal Government to use the visit to "dish out more lies" to the worldwide community in an effort to cover "its failures" in governance in the last three years, for which Nigerians are clamouring for a new president under the PDP.


Trump has no plans to visit the ceremony of farewell with McCain

29 Aug, 2018

McCain has served in Congress for more than three decades and ran twice for president, gaining a reputation as a maverick who didn't always go along with his party. My father is gone, and I miss him as only as an adoring daughter can. "It's been quite a ride", McCain, who was tortured during five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam , wrote in a memoir published earlier this year.


Reality Check: When should the U.S. flag fly at half mast?

29 Aug, 2018

The president tweeted about Mr McCain after his death but has passed up several chances to comment publicly on the Arizona senator. ABC News reports its chief White House correspondent, Jonathan Karl, was a man on a mission of sorts on Monday, asking the president almost a dozen questions about McCain and receiving no reply.


McCain To Lie In State At U.S. And Arizona Capitols

29 Aug, 2018

He will receive a military funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral , where Vice President Mike Pence was expected to attend, before being buried at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. But the president, who has mocked McCain's war record since as far back as 1999, offered no words on McCain himself. It's reported that before McCain's death, they requested both Presidents to give eulogies at his funeral.


After "Lifeless" Comment on Buhari, Trump meets with Kenyan President

29 Aug, 2018

A few days before visiting the United States, Kenyatta met with China's ambassador to Kenya, Sun Baohong, to talk about an upcoming summit on China-Africa cooperation in Beijing. We're working very much on security right now. Kenyatta said he hoped Trump would share the wealth with his country. Last year Kenya opened a Chinese-funded railway between Nairobi and Mombasa that has been described as Kenya's largest infrastructure project since independence.


White House drafted a statement on John McCain, but never released it

29 Aug, 2018

Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and MI flags to be lowered to half-staff this week to honor U.S. Senator John McCain , who passed away on Saturday. US President Donald Trump was not expected to attend any of the services and had not mentioned McCain before US flags over the White House began Monday morning at full-staff.


Cohen Lawyer Admits to Being Source Behind CNN's Trump Tower Report

29 Aug, 2018

Lanny Davis , a spokesman and attorney for Cohen, said in an interview over the weekend that he is no longer certain about claims he made to reporters on background and on the record in recent weeks about what Cohen knows about Trump's awareness of the Russian efforts.


New U.S. attorney general likely after elections: Senator Graham

27 Aug, 2018

Open up the papers & documents without redaction? "I put in an attorney general that never took control of the Justice Department ", the president told Fox News . Now, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham , a key member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says it may be time for "a new face" at the Justice Department.


Iran goes to UN’s highest court over USA sanctions

27 Aug, 2018

Air France will stop flights from Paris to Tehran as of September 18 due to "the line's weak [commercial] performance", an airline spokesman said. "As the number of business customers flying to Iran has dropped, the connection is no longer profitable", he added.


World Health Organization praises Bangladesh for curtailing outbreak of deadly diseases among Rohingya migrants

27 Aug, 2018

This is despite the UN's signing of an official Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Myanmar in June, to help establish conditions conducive for the safe, dignified and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingya. They said they had been confined to their homes and pushed to the brink of starvation, unable to visit farms for work, markets and fishing ponds for food, or mosques to pray.


Travel agency evacuates guests from Egypt hotel after 2 die

27 Aug, 2018

The pair were staying at the Steingenberger Aqua Magic Hotel , which is popular location for hundreds of holiday makers and well reviewed on online travel websites. We want to stay but we have to leave without ANY logical reasonable explanation", said one Twitter user, @SalieVerdeye, who claims to be at Steigenberger Aqua Magic.


McCain to be buried at US Naval Academy on September 2

27 Aug, 2018

He did not praise the man. John McCain , tore into the Trump White House on Monday after it raised its flags back to full-staff despite the Arizona senator's death less than 48 hours earlier. "McCain represented the direction the Republican Party could be taking and they haven't been taking". For three decades in politics, since 1980, and many before as a navy serviceman, MCain served the United States in distinguished places, earning his votes each election cycle because the State ...


Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

27 Aug, 2018

It is not clear whether Weisselberg told government prosecutors that the president was aware of the payments. "We've had this enormous series of events, and these numbers don't change very much", said GOP pollster Bill McInturff, according to the WSJ .


What we know about the Madden Tournament shooting so far

27 Aug, 2018

The Jacksonville Landing is an entertainment complex along the St. Johns River. He identified the suspected gunman as David Katz , a 24-year-old white man from Baltimore, Maryland. Marquis Williams said the shooting rampage was another tragic sign that elected officials should take action to curb gun violence. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is responding to the scene in Jacksonville Landing, a law enforcement source told CNN .


Jeff Flake Says 'It's Tough To Imagine Politics' Without John McCain

27 Aug, 2018

President Donald Trump refused to allow the release of a White House statement praising the heroism and life of Sen. After Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July, in which Trump did not endorse U.S. McCain died of brain cancer Saturday in his home state of Arizona, which he had served over six terms in the U.S. Senate. "Few sacrificed more for, or contributed more to, the welfare of his fellow citizens - and indeed freedom-loving peoples around ...


Hurricane brings severe flooding to Hawaii

27 Aug, 2018

Earlier on Thursday the storm was downgraded to category three strength. "I've not seen such dramatic changes in the forecast track as I've seen with this storm", he said in the proclamation. Forecasters said some parts of the island had received around 91cm of rain. A hurricane watch was also issued by the NWS for the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.


John McCain dies at 81

27 Aug, 2018

The Arizona Republican is suffering from brain cancer and has discontinued medical treatment . The son and grandson of Navy admirals, McCain was a former Navy pilot. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 60 years". McCain crisscrossed the country in a bus he dubbed the " Straight Talk Express ".


Political Divides Deepen in the Wake of Mollie Tibbetts' Death

27 Aug, 2018

A woman's body has been found but has not yet been positively identified, authorities have said. Rivera was charged with first-degree murder , with a potential penalty of life in prison, according to Rick Rahn, a special agent in charge for the sector at the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.


Multiple Fatalities at ‘Madden NFL 19’ Tournament Live Stream in Jacksonville

27 Aug, 2018

An FBI spokesman, Dave Fitz, said agents had gone to the house of the man's father in Baltimore. Police found Katz's vehicle near the scene of the shooting , and believed he had been staying at a nearby hotel. "I was scared for my life and my boyfriend's". Another gamer, Chris "Dubby" McFarland, was hospitalised after a bullet grazed his head. "Even after we played, I beat him, I went to shake his hand and tell him "good game" and he just looked at me.


Scott Morrison to be Australian PM as Malcolm Turnbull ousted

27 Aug, 2018

The Greens leader, Richard Di Natale, warned that Australia's political system was broken and said bold reforms to lobbying rules and political donations were needed to combat the corruption of politics by vested interests. In early 2018 he asked Australians to put their trust in the Coalition, saying the most important thing was stability. Morrison, who also spoke by phone to Joko Widodo, president of Australia's neighbor Indonesia, may meet Trump in person in November at a Pacific Rim ...


Australia's new PM announces Cabinet

27 Aug, 2018

Morrison, however, suggested that returning home affairs minister Peter Dutton, who also resigned from his ministry last week after his first failed tilt at the prime ministership, would be charged with the country's cybersecurity. In June , however, she said Australia wouldn't be following the United States in moving its embassy to Jerusalem, rebuffing pressure from the party's base.


British woman freed for three days from Iranian prison, 'a gross injustice'

26 Aug, 2018

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband described the joy of seeing his wife "for the first time in two years" during a Skype call . The Free Nazanin campaign, which is run by Ratcliffe, tweeted a series of pictures of Zaghari-Ratcliffe embracing her 4-year-old daughter, Gabriella.


Trump launches fresh attacks on his attorney general

26 Aug, 2018

Sessions, an early supporter of Trump's campaign, has stepped aside from that inquiry to avoid a potential conflict of interest and handed control to his deputy, Rod Rosenstein. It's sort of an incredible thing... Trump blamed Sessions for what he called corruption at Justice, saying, "I put in an attorney general who never took control of the Justice Department".


No long-term health effects as wildfire smoke lingers government reassures

26 Aug, 2018

Wildfire Service. Because of the unhealthy air quality Thursday, everyone should limit time outdoors and avoid strenuous activities indoors and out. There is no sign of a let up in the weather conditions contributing to the spread of fire. Community wildfire prevention plans would assess hazards, including small and big trees that need to be cut down in areas where homes are built close to forested areas, she said.


Cabinet likely to ban discretionary funds of PM Imran, ministers

26 Aug, 2018

Qureshi, while addressing media in his home city of Multan, had said yesterday that Pakistan has "solid evidence" against Jadhav and was hopeful of winning the case against him at the ICJ. This should be corrected immediately". Regardless, the US State Department said Washington "stand [s] by our readout", as confirmed by Nauert. As the diplomatic row is underway between Pakistan and the USA with the two countries disagreeing about whether State Secretay Mike Pompeo and Prime Minister ...



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