• Prosecutors file new charges against Paul Manafort, signaling a plea deal
Prosecutors file new charges against Paul Manafort, signaling a plea deal

The court then changed Manafort's scheduled appearance later in the morning to an arraignment and plea hearing. It comes three weeks after Paul Manafort was convicted in a separate trial on eight counts related to financial fraud, and as the Mueller investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation increasing...

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  • Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, blames Dems
Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, blames Dems

Santana's images appear to have been taken by drone, and he accompanied them saying, "Although you do not believe it ... nearly a million boxes of water that were never delivered to the people of PR, before the emergency of Hurricane Maria ".

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  • Turkey urges global support for cease fire in Syria's Idlib
Turkey urges global support for cease fire in Syria's Idlib

She told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that " Russia has the power to stop the catastrophe looming in Idlib". Secretary of Defense James Mattis declined to say Tuesday whether the United States would take military action against the Syrian regime should it use chemical weapons, but he did say Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad has "been wa...

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  • Pope Francis Authorizes Investigation of West Virginia Bishop Over Sexual Harassment Claims
Pope Francis Authorizes Investigation of West Virginia Bishop Over Sexual Harassment Claims

On Tuesday, he drew Satan into the fray, suggesting that the devil was behind Vigano's revelations. The Vatican has known since at least 2000 that the archbishop would habitually invite seminary students to his New Jersey beach house and into his bed.

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  • Six dead in Bakersfield shooting
Six dead in Bakersfield shooting

The shooting in Bakersfield in central California was possibly "a domestic violence incident", said Lieutenant Mark King of the Kern County sheriff's office. The woman and child managed to escape. "Where we go from here is try to figure out why this started and why there are so many players involved in the connection, because obviously these ar...

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  • FEMA: Water For Hurricane Maria Relief Still At Puerto Rico Airport
FEMA: Water For Hurricane Maria Relief Still At Puerto Rico Airport

None of this gives us any confidence in how Trump will respond to Hurricane Florence's landfall, which is projected to hit somewhere along the Carolina coast later this week. Numerous deaths were attributed to power outages and a lack of access to health care and clean water, according to a study from the George Washington University .

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  • Russian Federation to Hold Largest Military Exercises in almost 4 Decades
Russian Federation to Hold Largest Military Exercises in almost 4 Decades

Whereas during the drills on its western borders last year, known as Zapad 2017, Russian Federation was accused of downplaying the number of troops involved, this year's war games are the opposite, with Moscow apparently eager to flaunt their scale .

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  • Rahul Gandhi asks why didn’t Arun Jaitley reveal meeting Mallya earlier
Rahul Gandhi asks why didn’t Arun Jaitley reveal meeting Mallya earlier

Today Mallya spoke to reporters outside London's Westminster Magistrates' Court, where his extradition case is being heard. Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Arun Jaitley over Vijay Mallya's alleged claims that he met the Finance Minister with a settlement offer before leaving the country.

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  • Millions at risk as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Philippines and Hong Kong
Millions at risk as Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Philippines and Hong Kong

It has already passed the US territory of Guam, where it caused widespread flooding and power outages. But the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) continued to categorize Mangkhut as a typhoon as of Tuesday afternoon.

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  • Trump signs order to enable sanctions for U.S. election meddling
Trump signs order to enable sanctions for U.S. election meddling

The White House has worked to push back against accusations that Trump was not seriously committed to aggressively protecting USA elections from interference, especially after his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July.

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  • Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse
Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse

The Vatican says Pope Francis will meet Thursday with the head of the USA bishops conference and other top US church officials over the sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church. where he has a mass scheduled Friday at St. Matthew's Cathedral. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US bishops' conference, asked for the ...

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  • Archbishop Donald Wuerl to Meet Pope on Resignation — WashPost
Archbishop Donald Wuerl to Meet Pope on Resignation — WashPost

The council also expressed their "full solidarity" with the Pope after Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò released an 11-page dossier calling on Francis to resign and accusing him of being informed about McCarrick's behaviour. "As a fruit of our discernment, I intend in the very near future, to go to Rome to meet with our Holy Father about the resigna...

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  • Putin says Russian Federation found men accused of Skripal poisoning
Putin says Russian Federation found men accused of Skripal poisoning

Vladimir Putin said that his government has located the two Russian men the United Kingdom accused of poisoning a former Russian spy in England, and there is "nothing criminal" about them. Saying the pair are private citizens, not Russian agents, Putin urged them to speak out. Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement. "When o...

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  • Papadopoulos: 'My recollection differs' from Jeff Sessions on Russian Federation
Papadopoulos: 'My recollection differs' from Jeff Sessions on Russian Federation

He pleaded guilty in October 2017 to lying to federal investigators about his contacts with Joseph Mifsud , a London-based professor who supposedly told him in 2016 that Russian Federation had damaging information on Hillary Clinton , Mr.

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  • Russia, China Start Biggest Military Drill Since Cold War
Russia, China Start Biggest Military Drill Since Cold War

The week-long deployment dubbed "Vostok-2018" (East-2018), which kicked off in eastern Siberia and includes the Chinese and Mongolian armies, has been condemned by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as a rehearsal for "large-scale conflict".

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  • 'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats
'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats

The release of the crime statistics for the 2017-2018 period was a sobering affair, during which Police Minister Bheki Cele likened the situation to that of a "war zone". "Our police need better training, equipment and resources". The opposition went on to highlight how the ANC spends an average of R9.1-million to protect one VIP but only R1 50...

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  • Man fatally shot by officer was a working professional, beloved church member
Man fatally shot by officer was a working professional, beloved church member

Police said he was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An altercation ensued but authorities did not say how the incident escalated. "The officer reported to the responding officers that she entered the victim's apartment believing that it was her own". Sergeant Warren Mitchell said at a news conference Friday morning...

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  • Observance ceremonies for 17th anniversary of 9/11
Observance ceremonies for 17th anniversary of 9/11

Trump recognized the almost 7,000 service members who died since 9/11 facing "radical Islamic terrorism" and promised he would do everything he could to prevent another attack on American soil. Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence is reportedly at the Pentagon, where a plane crashed directly into the building. Trump observed the solemn anniversar...

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  • Donald Trump cancels Ireland visit
Donald Trump cancels Ireland visit

He told Irish radio station RTE on September 2: "There is an open invitation to the US President to visit Ireland at any time". The visit had been projected for November, when Trump is scheduled to be in Europe for a French commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

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  • Bob Woodward: 'People Need To Wake Up' To What's Happening Under Trump
Bob Woodward: 'People Need To Wake Up' To What's Happening Under Trump

White House chief of staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis have issued denials about quotes attributed to them in the book. According to Mr Woodward , Donald Trump made this comment during a Situation Room meeting in the White House on July 19 previous year, almost three weeks after he had a very successful meeting with PM Mod...

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  • Russian rights group says over 1,000 detained at protests
Russian rights group says over 1,000 detained at protests

The state media reported an idealized image of Election Day , including video of President Vladimir Putin voting in Moscow . Demonstrators were also arrested in more than 30 other cities, the monitor said . On the same day, elections for regional governors in the country were contested. They are the most unpopular government measure since ...

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  • NCW summons PC George over abusive language against rape survivor
NCW summons PC George over abusive language against rape survivor

A group of nuns in one of India's oldest Catholic communities is calling for the arrest of a bishop who has been accused of raping one of the church's sisters multiple times over a two-year period. "We can not crucify an innocent soul based on such allegations", reported News18. Now, the case involving the bishop of Jalandhar also threatens t...

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  • Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'
Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'

The distance has annoyed some Democrats, who believe their most potent weapon is sitting out the midterms in an effort to maintain decorum that has long since left politics. Obama's office announced his first round of endorsements earlier this year and the official said his second round will be released in coming weeks.

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  • As Trump fumes over leaks, Woodward pushes back on criticism
As Trump fumes over leaks, Woodward pushes back on criticism

Trump then suggested that they raise the top individual rate from 39.6 percent to 44 percent, Woodward wrote . While it's obvious that our current president is no paragon of virtue, neither is he the Captain Queeg of the Good Ship White House , as his foaming-at-the-mouth detractors would have you believe.

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  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom passes away
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom passes away

Both sons Hassan and Hussain reside in the United Kingdom and cared for her while Nawaz and Maryam attended near daily hearings of their corruption trial. Due to her illness, Kulsoom was unable to return and formally take oath as a member of the National Assembly. She served as Pakistan's first lady for three non-consecutive terms from 1990-1993,...

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