• 'On it!': Kushner brought up in Manafort trial over reply to email
'On it!': Kushner brought up in Manafort trial over reply to email

It is the first case to be tried that is tied to the sprawling investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , which is focused on possible illegal collusion between President Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russian Federation. Ellis whether he wanted to testify in his own defence. Manafort's lawyers will then reveal whether he'll put on de...

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  • Vermont’s Christine Hallquist becomes first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate
Vermont’s Christine Hallquist becomes first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate

Both she and Nicholson ran as strong supporters of President Donald Trump. "I mean, many of us in this country shed a lot of tears for what happened on November 8". The restrictions, which Scott signed into law in April, came after the arrest of a teenager on charges he was plotting a school shooting. The victor of Wisconsin's Republican primary ...

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  • Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper hand
Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper hand

The heavy fight for the eastern Afghan city entered its third day, despite Kabul's claim that the city was firmly under government control. Another Taliban attack , this one on Thursday night in western Herat province, left six policemen dead in the district of Obe, according to the governor's spokesman, Gelani Farhad.

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  • Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang - ministry
Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang - ministry

Sanctions will remain in place until North Korea takes concrete and verifiable steps toward denuclearisation. No sitting South Korean leader has attended the North Korean anniversary. But if that suggested differing priorities, the opening statements as the talks got underway Monday were all about friendship and rapprochement. During Monday's...

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  • Iraq premier cancels visit to sanctions-hit Iran
Iraq premier cancels visit to sanctions-hit Iran

Trump slapped the first round of sanctions on the Islamic Regime last week that targets Iran's purchasing of U.S. dollars, trading in precious metals and its automotive sector. "If a company fears legal action taken against it and enforcement action taken against it by an entity in response to American sanctions then that company can be protected a...

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  • Iran's top leader bans any negotiations with Washington
Iran's top leader bans any negotiations with Washington

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned the sanctions as "psychological warfare", saying last week he would not begin negotiations until the sanctions are withdrawn. With the nuclear deal crumbling, Rouhani finds himself with little to show for his five years in power and increasingly under fire from all sides. These punitive economic measures...

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  • Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities
Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

However, fellow Asian cities Kuala Lumpur, Kathmandu, Colombo and Dhaka didn't fare as well, with all four listed among the nine cities whose livability ranking has declined in the past year. This year, a downgraded threat of militant attacks in western Europe as well as the city's low crime rate helped nudge Vienna into first place.

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  • Trump condemns racism on Charlottesville anniversary
Trump condemns racism on Charlottesville anniversary

A year ago in Charlottesville, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other members of hate groups marched through the University of Virginia campus shouting anti-Semitic slogans, then fought with counter-protesters in the city streets. "Peace to ALL Americans!" the president tweeted. "Not this particular White House", she said. Shows of affection from ...

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  • Trump Signs New $717 Billion Defense Bill Into Law
Trump Signs New $717 Billion Defense Bill Into Law

I said, 'I don't wan't to take her call.' She wanted me to be here. I said, 'I won't be able to. Even though Trump said the bill "is the most significant investment in our military and our war-fighters in modern history", Obama's first three defence budgets were larger, when adjusted for inflation, according to Todd Harrison at the Washington-b...

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  • Pedestrians injured in crash outside Parliament in London
Pedestrians injured in crash outside Parliament in London

London's Metropolitan Police force first disclosed that "a number of pedestrians" had been wounded the incident, before going on to state that none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. "He was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences", the Metropolitan Police said in a statement . "I turned around and I saw a silver vehicle d...

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  • White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'
White House Doubles Down On Omarosa's 'Lack Of Character'

I, I, Nobody even told me about it", the president responds. Manigault-Newman was one of Trump's longest-serving associates, "the only person aside from his daughter who'd known and worked alongside him for more than a decade", CNN reported .

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  • U.S., Mexico close to agreement on auto wages for NAFTA deal
U.S., Mexico close to agreement on auto wages for NAFTA deal

US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after signing a proclamation declaring his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington , U.S. A source familiar with the negotiations said that Canada will definitely not take part when the talks resume next Wednesday. Current se...

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  • Trump announces 'doubling' of tariffs on steel, aluminum on Turkey
Trump announces 'doubling' of tariffs on steel, aluminum on Turkey

Donald Trump has today announced massive increases to tariffs against Turkey as its currency the lira continues to plummet. Erdogan's speech came after the New York Times published an op-ed by the Turkish president, in which he said the U.S.

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  • Erdogan warns Trump: Turkey does not respond to threats
Erdogan warns Trump: Turkey does not respond to threats

Turkey's lira plunged as much as 14 percent on Friday as worries about President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and worsening U.S. relations snowballed into a market panic that also hit shares of European banks. If there is anyone who has dollars or gold under their pillows, they should go exchange it for liras at our banks. Th...

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  • Omarosa says Trump was like 'dog off the leash'
Omarosa says Trump was like 'dog off the leash'

Trump starred on the reality TV show for years . After her controversial departure from the White House last December, Omarosa has come forward to say she has recorded conversations with the president and knows about the existence of a tape wherein Trump used racial slurs on the set of the The Apprentice .

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  • Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony
Sidhu, Kapil get formal invite for Imran's swearing-in ceremony

The PTI's tally has reached 158 members after the joining of nine independents and bagging 33 seats reserved for women and minorities. "In parliamentary politics, it has never been easy for any party to run its functions smoothly, especially in a case when it does not enjoy even a simple majority in the House", Professor Tahir Malik, political an...

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  • Trump sets goal to create U.S. military Space Force by 2020
Trump sets goal to create U.S. military Space Force by 2020

Form a Space Operations Force made up of an elite group of joint warfighters specializing in the space domain to "form the backbone" of the new service. Space is now protected (think satellites) by the Air Force (apparently). How? But just a year ago, Mattis voiced skepticism on the need to create a separate Space Force.

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  • Counterprotesters return to UVA campus for rally
Counterprotesters return to UVA campus for rally

A group anti-fascism demonstrators march in the downtown area in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va ., Saturday, Aug. Algenon Franklin Cain, 28, of Red Springs, N.C. was arrested by Virginia State Police for trespassing on two separate occasions. I think last year's eruption - that infecti...

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  • Kremlin says new U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation illegitimate
Kremlin says new U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation illegitimate

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Медведевhttp://fakty.ua/277 716-rubl-rekordno-ruhnul-na-fone-novyh-sankcij-ssha considers that, in the case of the introduction of new anti-Russian sanctions by the US this step can be regarded as a Declaration of economic war.

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  • Dali Mpofu to represent MDC Alliance as they challenge Zim election result
Dali Mpofu to represent MDC Alliance as they challenge Zim election result

The MDC arrived at the court less than an hour before it closed on Friday, the last day that the petition could be lodged. Global monitors largely praised the conduct of the election itself, although European Union observers said that Mnangagwa, a former ally of Mugabe, benefited from an "un-level playing field" and a degree of voter intimidation...

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  • Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone
Devin Nunes accidentally revealed his master plan to everyone

In the tape obtained by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and recorded at a closed-door Republican fundraiser, Nunes gave donors a hypothetical scenario in which a candidate is given stolen emails from a foreign power and then releases the emails themselves.

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  • Kessler's Permit Approved for August 12 DC Rally
Kessler's Permit Approved for August 12 DC Rally

NBC29 reported Thursday that Jason Kessler's permit was given the OK for the rally on Sunday in Lafayette Park. Edging closer to the one-year anniversary of the alt-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia , which led to the deaths of counter-protester Heather Heyer when a auto drove through a crowd of hundreds of people, and two Virginia St...

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  • Man suspected of starting Holy Fire makes bizarre court appearance
Man suspected of starting Holy Fire makes bizarre court appearance

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Orange and Riverside counties as the fire carved its way along ridges in the Cleveland National Forest . Milligan said he was so wary of Clark that he avoided altogether going to the area of the remote Orange County canyon where the 51-year-old Clark lives, he said.

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  • Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor
Whitmer wins Democratic nomination for MI governor

Whitmer also won slightly more than half of the Democratic votes, while El-Sayed received more than 30 percent to Thanedar's 17 percent. Schuette, 64, received congratulatory calls from Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after he beat Lt.

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  • Turkish lira slumps to new record low as Donald Trump doubles tariffs
Turkish lira slumps to new record low as Donald Trump doubles tariffs

Criticizing the state of the USA relationship with Ankara, Trump announced on Twitter that he had authorized a doubling of duties on aluminum and steel imported from Turkey, making them 20 percent and 50 percent respectively. High level meetings in Washington between USA and Turkish officials ended this week without an apparent resolution. ...

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  • Another strong quake hits Indonesia's Lombok, witnesses say buildings have collapsed
Another strong quake hits Indonesia's Lombok, witnesses say buildings have collapsed

The series of earthquakes in Lombok island has reduced thousands of houses to rubble and most of the deaths were reportedly caused by collapsing buildings. It struck northwest of Lombok, which is close to Bali , but the agency said it would not cause a tsunami. "The Indonesian Red Cross, supported by global partners, will accompany families an...

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  • 'Suicidal Male' Steals Plane And Crashes After 'Unauthorized Takeoff' From Sea-Tac
'Suicidal Male' Steals Plane And Crashes After 'Unauthorized Takeoff' From Sea-Tac

The incident shutdown SeaTac airport but flights are returning to normal. No passengers were on board the plane , the airline said . Two F-15s fighter jets pursued the plane but were not involved in the crash , local TV station KIRO7 reported.

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  • 27 dead in Kerala rains, 2 more Idukki shutters opened
27 dead in Kerala rains, 2 more Idukki shutters opened

Torrential monsoon rains since August 7 have killed at least 29 people in flooding, landslides and house collapses in Kerala with more than 53,000 people taking shelter in state-run relief camps. Indian Meteorological Department has informed that the rains continuously battering the state is set to intensify in the coming days. Vijayan has alre...

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  • At least four dead in Fredericton shooting
At least four dead in Fredericton shooting

A spokeswoman for Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital said it is treating multiple victims in the Fredericton shooting . He is survived by his partner and four children. "To me it's another Moncton all over again", said resident John Gardner. "My adrenalin was going like a bat out of hell". "It is with great sadness that I'm speaking wi...

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  • Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row
Saudi airline stops flights to Canada amid escalating diplomatic row

While he has sought to introduce social and economic change to the ultraconservative kingdom, he has not eased the absolute monarchy's total ban on political activism. Now, Saudi Arabia's state airline has announced the suspension of its direct flights to Canada , starting August 13. A Financial Times reporter, Ahmed Al Omran, citing Saudi sta...

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