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Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness

Paul Manafort’s defense rests without calling a single witness

Defence attorneys have called Gates a liar, philanderer and embezzler as they've sought to undermine his testimony. Lawyers for the two sides are expected to deliver their closing arguments on Wed...

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Seven Police Killed In Kabul-Kandahar Highway Attack

Seven Police Killed In Kabul-Kandahar Highway Attack

The Taliban group had earlier issued a statement confirming that the fighters of the group have no links with today's attack in Dasht Barchi. Officials later said all indications were that there was o...

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Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance

Trump strips former Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan of security clearance

Appearing last night on MSNBC , Brennan elaborated, saying Trump has "badly sullied the reputation of the office of the presidency with his invective". "And revoking my security clearances is his way...

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S. Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North This Year

S. Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North This Year

Now global sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and ballistic missile tests prohibit the estimated $35 billion joint Korean railway project to link not only South and North...

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No orders yet from Putin on retaliatory sanctions against United States - spokesman

No orders yet from Putin on retaliatory sanctions against United States - spokesman

The currency traded 67.72 per USA dollar on the spot market at the Moscow Exchange Friday. But few days later Putin said he wanted to host Trump in Moscow and the White House welcomed the idea despi...

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Appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authorit

Appointed judge upholds special counsel Mueller's authorit

A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump has rejected a challenge to Robert Mueller's authority. While support for ending the probe before the midterms is likely to be seized upon by ...

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Credit union leaders cheer as Trump signs amended NDAA into law

Credit union leaders cheer as Trump signs amended NDAA into law

Trump has previously said he supported the One China Policy , but hinted that it should be linked to other issues in the China-US relationship. The House passed the bill in late July before sendi...

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GBP/JPY Price Forecast - British pound turns around violently on Monday

GBP/JPY Price Forecast - British pound turns around violently on Monday

It is ultimately putting a cap on the Pound's potential for gains against rivals. On Wednesday the pound slipped further to as low as $1.2689, its weakest since June 22, 2017, as the dollar extended...

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Iran said to cancel visit to Tehran by Iraq's prime minister

Iran said to cancel visit to Tehran by Iraq's prime minister

Abadi has cancelled a visit to Iran, his press office said Sunday, after announcing last week that Iraq would reluctantly comply with renewed U.S. sanctions against Tehran. Asaib Ahl al-Haq, one of ...

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On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

On Independence Day, Modi promises Indian manned space mission

India celebrates Independence Day on August 15 to commemorate its independence from the United Kingdom on the same day in 1947, when Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act to handover soverei...

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Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County

Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County

Air circulation patterns are bringing in smoke from wildfires in California and OR to the south, Canadian wildfires to the north , and the Maple Fire on the Olympic Peninsula to the west. These m...

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Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John Brennan

Trump Strips Security Clearance From Former CIA Director John Brennan

The move immediately prompted accusations of political retaliation by current and former officials, as well as security analysts, who said Trump would set a unsafe precedent by punishing political spe...

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Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state "is going through a serious situation" and asked everyone to cooperate with the government to deal with the "unprecedented situation". The weathe...

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Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

Newman, who was once on President Trump's reality show " The Apprentice ", has been sharing dirt on the White House as a prelude to the release of her tell-all book, " Unhinged ". "And he goes, 'How...

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Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban', and 'final solution

Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban', and 'final solution

Bob Katter has thrown his support behind Fraser Anning following his widely-condemned maiden speech . Senator Derryn Hinch said he felt like he was at a "Ku Klux Klan rally" during Senator Anni...

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Italy refuses safe harbour to charity ship carrying migrants

Italy refuses safe harbour to charity ship carrying migrants

Italy continues to refuse port to humanitarian rescue ships, and the country's transport minister, Danilo Toninelli, said on Twitter that Britain should take responsibility for the migrants aboard the...

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China defends 'intense controls' in Xinjiang amid detention claims

China defends 'intense controls' in Xinjiang amid detention claims

In opening remarks at Friday's session, Yu Jianhua, China's Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva , praised China's policies toward minorities, saying they were aimed at promoting unity and ha...

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Australian archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse coverup

Australian archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse coverup

Wilson resigned as Archbishop of Adelaide last month after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on the Vatican to sack him. The Newcastle Local Court sentenced the 67-year-old to 12 months impriso...

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In Catholic sex abuse report, dozens of pages shielded from public

In Catholic sex abuse report, dozens of pages shielded from public

While the almost two-year probe has yielded charges against two clergymen - including a priest who has since pleaded guilty, and another who allegedly forced his accuser to say confession after each s...

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Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

His comments over the weekend marked an escalation of that rhetoric - and represented the first time since he became president that he has called on Twitter for a "boycott" of an American company, med...

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U.S. general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus

U.S. general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus

The Arab states initially said the air strike on the bus was a "legitimate military action" against missile launchers, carried out in accordance with worldwide humanitarian law. Critics also accus...

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35 feared killed as bridge collapses in Italy

35 feared killed as bridge collapses in Italy

This footage was shared by Italy's national fire service, Vigili del Fuoco, and shows firefighters and Italian State Police pulling people from crushed vehicles. Autostrade, a unit of the infrastructu...

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Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

The remnants of the plane. Youd's wife and a child, both inside the house, survived and the house remained intact. Witnesses told police they saw Youd assault his wife before the Utah County Sheri...

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Nebraska uses fentanyl for first time in execution

Nebraska uses fentanyl for first time in execution

The company claimed the state obtained the drugs through deception. Nebraska has carried out the first execution in the U.S. using fentanyl, the opioid painkiller that killed Prince and has a centra...

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Dozens feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Italy

Dozens feared dead as motorway bridge collapses in Italy

UPDATE 2: Death toll from the collapse rises to 22. Firefighters searching the rubble with dogs for survivors have so far rescued one person who has been flown to hospital by helicopter. ANSA said ...

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Kenya: Hippo kills Chinese tourist near lake Naivasha

Kenya: Hippo kills Chinese tourist near lake Naivasha

Chang Ming Chuang , 66, had been taking pictures when the animal attacked. James Omollo told the Star that the foreigner got too close to the animal which turned on him, biting him on the chest....

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This Is the New Best City in the World to Live In

This Is the New Best City in the World to Live In

Melbourne's unseating isn't the only noticeable shift after years of very little change among the highest ranks. The survey assesses living conditions in 140 cities worldwide, scoring them on the b...

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All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

All you need to know about Trump's Space Force

This means we won't be seeing any real progress toward the sixth branch of the military until 2019, when Congress, along with the Trump administration, can begin exploring new possibilities. Defence S...

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Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound

Boy died 'during exorcism' at New Mexico compound

Officers who discovered the children said they looked "like Third World country refugees not only with no food or fresh water, but with no shoes, personal hygiene and basically dirty rags for clothi...

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Air quality advisory issued for all of Vancouver Island

Air quality advisory issued for all of Vancouver Island

People should limit their time outside and refrain from vigorous activities like running or playing sports. Run an air conditioner, set it to re-circulate and close the fresh-air intake. "Elevated l...

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