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Former UN chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

Former UN chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

Kofi Annan , the former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has today passed away peacefully at age 80 after a short illness. Kofi Annan will be remembered for the way he...

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Putin on the Ritz: Russian president dances at foreign minister's wedding

Putin on the Ritz: Russian president dances at foreign minister's wedding

The two leaders were scheduled to make statements before the talks, but there were no plans for a news conference afterward. Relations between the two countries have also been strained by the Nord ...

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Documents: Defense filing suggests Watts girls were strangled

Documents: Defense filing suggests Watts girls were strangled

Images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts . The mother, who was pregnant, and daughters vanished Monday from their...

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Turkey will respond if USA imposes more sanctions: minister

Turkey will respond if USA imposes more sanctions: minister

Also worrying investors has been President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's refusal to allow the central bank to raise interest rates to support the currency, as experts say it should. Turkey and its firms face...

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Vatican: Pa. abuse ‘criminal and morally reprehensible’

Vatican: Pa. abuse ‘criminal and morally reprehensible’

The report said internal documents from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania - some held in a secret archive to which only the bishop had a key - show that more than 300 "predator priests" have been...

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Donald Trump Once Considered Pitting Black Against White On 'The Apprentice'

Donald Trump Once Considered Pitting Black Against White On 'The Apprentice'

The deep hostility that African-Americans harbor for Manigault Newman stems largely from her defense of the president or her public silence as he repeatedly attacked the American citizenship of fo...

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Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes in court

Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes in court

Three people were shot in the leg while a fourth person suffered a graze wound. Police say the 30-year-old suspect threw a gun out of a auto and crashed into a 14th District police SUV after the sho...

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Trump Considers Revoking Security Clearance of DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

Trump Considers Revoking Security Clearance of DOJ Official Bruce Ohr

The statement goes on to say, "Our signatures below do not necessarily mean that we concur with the opinions expressed by former Director Brennan or the way in which he expressed them". "I think yo...

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Trump defends Manafort:

Trump defends Manafort: "It’s a very sad day for our country"

The president also offered a full-throated defense of Manafort's character and painted him as a victim of special counsel Robert Mueller . He is then believed to have lied to banks to get loans whe...

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Pentagon postpones Trump's military parade

Pentagon postpones Trump's military parade

Trump said he envisioned a similar military extravaganza next July 4 down Washington's famed Pennsylvania Avenue, which connects the White House to Capitol Hill. Trump had said back in February that a...

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China training for AIRSTRIKES against U.S. targets in Pacific, Pentagon warns

China training for AIRSTRIKES against U.S. targets in Pacific, Pentagon warns

The defense expenditure is expected to rise to $240 billion over 10 years. Even before the new report's release, Washington was feeling the full brunt of the Chinese military's fury over a new $717 ...

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Imran Khan elected prime minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan elected prime minister of Pakistan

Khan, 65, secured 176 votes out of the total 272 cast in polling in the lower house, while his opponent Shehbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) got 96 votes, according to National A...

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President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

The move to pull his security clearance prompted immediate outrage, including from Brennan himself. The individuals were accused - without details - of politicizing and monetizing their public s...

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BC declares state of emergency due to wildfires

Farnworth based the declaration on a recommendation from B.C.'s wildfire and emergency management officials. The state of emergency covers the entire province and will make sure that additional reso...

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Afghan confidence in government undermined by fresh attacks

Afghan confidence in government undermined by fresh attacks

The Afghan capital has been inundated by a wave of attacks , with dozens of students killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber detonated explosives strapped to his body inside an education center, c...

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Defense in Manafort's fraud trial rests case - 8/14/2018 11:18:21 AM

Defense in Manafort's fraud trial rests case - 8/14/2018 11:18:21 AM

Ellis III rejected a defense motion to dismiss the government's case on the theory that it failed to meet its burden of proof. Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, rested his case Tuesday morning. Elli...

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Pay your tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee here

Pay your tributes to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee here

The 10th Prime Minister of India had been suffering from kidney-related ailments. Shortly after the news spread that the veteran leader's health has deteriorated, people began flocking to temples ...

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Trump says newspapers are in 'collusion' on championing a free press

Trump says newspapers are in 'collusion' on championing a free press

Then last week, at a political rally in Pennsylvania, Trump told his audience that the media was "fake, fake disgusting news". The Morning News of Savannah, Georgia, said it was a confidant, not an ...

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Man Charged With Murder After Pregnant Wife And Two Daughters Go Missing

Man Charged With Murder After Pregnant Wife And Two Daughters Go Missing

The same report contends that Shanann and Chris Watts appeared to have a good relationship, citing a Facebook video in which Shanann called her husband the best thing that's ever happened to h...

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PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

It raises military pay by 2.6 percent and will provide funding to fix or replace old tanks, planes, ships and other equipment. Under the new law, $616.9 billion is authorized for the base Pentagon b...

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Brennan fires back at Trump for revoking security clearance

Brennan fires back at Trump for revoking security clearance

Russian Federation has said it did not interfere, contrary to the USA intelligence community's findings. McCraven made the request in a fiery Washington Post op-ed Thursday, backing Brennan as "a ...

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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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