• Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration
Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration

The latest opinion poll conducted by pollster Novus for public broadcaster SVT suggested Friday that Lofven's ruling Social Democrats would substantially lose seats, but still emerge as the party with the most votes with an estimated 24.9 per cent of the ballots.

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  • N. Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles
N. Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles

US President Donald Trump has hailed the absence of ballistic missiles at the military parade held by the North Korean government on the 70th anniversary of the country's founding. "As long as the US military stays on this territory, the unhappiness, suffering and catastrophe of our people will never disappear, and unification will never be rea...

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  • Including children - in Perth
Including children - in Perth

Homicide detectives and specialist forensic police will continue to comb the address in the suburb of Bedford for evidence and clues to what happened. Forensic police officers inspect a property in Bedford, Perth after five bodies were discovered at the home. "It's sickening to think someone could do that".

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  • India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling
India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

A five-judge bench of the apex court, on Thursday, decriminalised homosexuality and stated that the 160-year-old banning it as discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, which was unconstitutional. CJI Misra, who wrote the judgment for himself and Justice Khanwilkar, said the denial of self-expression was akin to inviting death. In additi...

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  • Papadopoulos: I don't think I incriminated Trump
Papadopoulos: I don't think I incriminated Trump

He apologised for his actions, telling a judge that he had made a "dreadful mistake" and was eager for redemption. The 31-year-old adviser was spared the full six-month sentence sought by the United States government, but was given 12 months of supervised release, 200 hours of community service and a $9,500 (£7,350) fine on top of his jail term.

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  • Cop who killed man inside home charged with manslaughter
Cop who killed man inside home charged with manslaughter

The footage shows a female cop crying into her phone on a walkway of the Dallas apartment block seconds before 26-year-old Botham Jean is pulled past on a trolley as medics desperately try to revive him. Many questions remain about what led Ms Guyger to shoot Mr Jean. His family lawyer had said on Saturday that Guyger should be arrested swiftl...

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  • Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump
Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump

Woodward , a reporter who rose to fame through his coverage of the Watergate scandal, paints a chaotic picture of life within President Donald Trump's White House in the book. His spokesman Jarrod Agen said: "Our office is above such amateur acts", adding that the writer "should be ashamed". The op-ed represents a shocking critique of Tru...

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  • Trump visits Montana to boost Democratic Sen. Jon Tester's GOP challenger
Trump visits Montana to boost Democratic Sen. Jon Tester's GOP challenger

Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign and the North American Free Trade Agreement - but his facial reactions caught the most attention. Trump ignored reporters' questions about who was behind the op-ed as he left the White House to travel to Montana.

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  • Salisbury Novichok poisoning: SNP MP calls for action against Russian Federation
Salisbury Novichok poisoning: SNP MP calls for action against Russian Federation

These measures unfold as the United States renews threats over the operation by forces loyal to the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad against Al Qaeda affiliates that control the northwestern province of Idlib. Murray points out that the Skripals left their home at 9:15 a.m. on March 4 and were assumed not to have returned home, before...

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  • Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything
Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything

Kennedy. Pressley's victory - as a younger woman of color - echoes the upset win, earlier this year in New York City, of political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who also ousted a longtime congressional incumbent. In either case, the party is likely to be even more aggressive in its opposition to the President, and if the Democrats seize ...

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  • The character assassination of Brett Kavanaugh
The character assassination of Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans hope to confirm the judge, who would nudge the high court further to the right, in time for the first day of court's new term, October 1. The Trump administration also withheld more than 100,000 pages of documents under the president's authority to protect sensitive executive-branch communications.

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  • Video shows Cincinnati killer shooting 'anyone he sees,' police chief says
Video shows Cincinnati killer shooting 'anyone he sees,' police chief says

Police searched his home in North Bend, Ohio, and there was "nothing that obviously stood out as to motive", the police chief said , adding that the investigation is continuing and the police department is getting federal assistance in the probe.

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  • Trump has 4 or 5 suspects for op-ed writer
Trump has 4 or 5 suspects for op-ed writer

This is the week that we learned that there are a group of senior staffers within the White House and administration who are actively working to circumvent President Donald Trump's wishes under the belief that to do what he wants at all times would endanger national security.

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  • Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro in stable condition after stabbing
Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro in stable condition after stabbing

Bolsonaro, who has spent almost three decades in Congress, is a law-and-order candidate who routinely says that Brazilian police should kill suspected drug traffickers and other criminals at will. G1 quoted a lawyer for de Oliveira, Pedro Augusto Lima Possa, as saying his client did not mean to kill the politician, only wound him. "I just want to...

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  • Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria
Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria

The Turks are trying to find a way out. The International Committee of the Red Cross, in anticipation of a destructive offensive, has called on all parties to protect civilians in Idlib - many of whom fled government offensives in other parts of the country and have scarce means to sustain their families through another displacement.

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  • Police raid home of NJ couple after $400K for homeless man vanishes
Police raid home of NJ couple after $400K for homeless man vanishes

Johnny Bobbitt, a former US Marine in Philadelphia, sued Katelyn McClure and Mark D'Amico in August, accusing them of mismanaging funds raised through online fundraiser GoFundMe to repay him for his kindness. On Wednesday, Judge Dow ordered Badway to tell clients, who were not in court, that they must appear before her September 14 after giving s...

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  • Trump expecting to receive letter from North Korea's Kim
Trump expecting to receive letter from North Korea's Kim

On the matter of declaring end to the Korean War, Chung said Kim shared Seoul's view that it was a political issue and the first step in building trust among the concerned nations. Putin warned past year about the consequences of war between the U.S. and North Korea as the two squared up over Kim's nuclear programme. Rorry Daniels, an Asia secur...

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  • Northern California wildfire closes major interstate as flames devour 15,000 acres
Northern California wildfire closes major interstate as flames devour 15,000 acres

Fire officials say they expect the fire to spread further north towards Gibson, east towards Green Mountains and west towards Damnation Peak. About 45 miles (72 kilometers) of I-5 were closed in both directions, Losi said. Although the fire was not burning near any large towns, Mr Vacarro said about 280 homes were considered threatened. "They...

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  • Watching Florence off the East Coast
Watching Florence off the East Coast

At least two of those storms have the hurricane center and emergency management officials along the U.S. East Coast warning residents to put their hurricane preparations into gear, if they haven't already. At this point, its exact landfall location is very hard to determine as Florence will eventually make a NW and then north turn. Florence ...

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  • Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos jailed in Russian Federation inquiry
Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos jailed in Russian Federation inquiry

He has testified that senior members of the Trump campaign encouraged him during 2016 to build ties with Russian Federation, including after he told them that Moscow possessed - and could be willing to share - dirt on Trump's election rival Hillary Clinton .

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  • Manslaughter Warrant Issued for Officer Who Killed Botham Jean
Manslaughter Warrant Issued for Officer Who Killed Botham Jean

Responding officers administered aid to the victim, a 26-year-old male, at the scene. The officer called 911 and officers "responded in about four minutes ", Hall said . Yes, a true story that took an innocent, young Black man's life. Jean was a native of Saint Lucia who graduated from Harding University in Arkansas.

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  • Papadopoulos: Sessions was 'enthusiastic' about possible Trump-Putin meeting
Papadopoulos: Sessions was 'enthusiastic' about possible Trump-Putin meeting

Trump has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, calling the Mueller probe a " witch hunt ". The lies Papadopoulos told in his voluntary interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on January 27, 2017, prosecutors said, "undermined investigators' ability to challenge the professor or potentially detain or arrest him while he was still in the ...

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  • Barack Obama gives speech today as he receives ethics award
Barack Obama gives speech today as he receives ethics award

Former President Barack Obama is adding his voice to the Democrats' midterm push with an address at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign on Friday. "We understand that we energize the other side like very few people do, so we have to be thoughtful about where we campaign". Obama's office announced his first round of endorsements earlier thi...

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  • Elon Musk Renews Attacks on British Diver, Calls Him a ‘Child Rapist’
Elon Musk Renews Attacks on British Diver, Calls Him a ‘Child Rapist’

They took to the stage stiffly to express their gratitude to the Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and all who helped in their rescue. The diver from St Albans in Hertfordshire described Mr Musk's allegations that he had a child bride and had moved to an area notorious for child sex trafficking as "100 per cent" untrue.

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  • Shooting under investigation in downtown Cincinnati
Shooting under investigation in downtown Cincinnati

A gunman opened fire in downtown Cincinnati during the morning rush, killing three people and injuring at least five others, police said . The shooter began firing inside a loading dock at the Fifth Third Bank headquarters near Fountain Square, police said.

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  • Developer of North Korea missiles, nuclear weapons dies
Developer of North Korea missiles, nuclear weapons dies

The U.N. General Assembly in late September would be an ideal date for Seoul, but many analysts see that possibility as low, considering the complications of the process and how far apart the parties now are. The rapid rapprochement on the Korean peninsula led to the landmark meeting between Kim and Trump in June, which the United States leader tou...

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  • Trump calls on Times to reveal 'coward' behind critical op-ed
Trump calls on Times to reveal 'coward' behind critical op-ed

Down Pennsylvania Avenue, House Speaker Paul Ryan said he did not know of any role Congress would have to investigate, though Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a Trump ally, said the legislative body could take part. And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: "It's not mine". "I come from a place where if you're not in a position to e...

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  • Trump suggests anonymous author was a 'low-level' staffer
Trump suggests anonymous author was a 'low-level' staffer

As striking as the essay was the long list of officials who plausibly could have been its author. The November vote will be widely seen as a referendum on Trump. Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office". "Americans should know there are adults in the room". We fully recognise what is happening.

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  • British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments
British Airways investigating data breach from 380000 card payments

Data security expert Trevor Reschke said that like any website which sees large volumes of card transactions, British Airways was a ripe target for hackers. And in May 2017, BA suffered a major computer system failure triggered by a power supply issue near Heathrow which left 75,000 customers stranded. It said it would pay for a credit check for cu...

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  • Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'
Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'

The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey will meet Friday in Tehran to discuss the war in Syria , with all eyes on a possible military offensive to retake the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news outlet, said recently the White Helmets rescue service had delivered a large shipment of toxic substances to "local a...

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