Monday August 21-st, 2017

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Citing the intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials, the newspaper said that Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications ...

BC Premier Christy Clark not ready to resign

She admitted she would likely lose a confidence vote in the legislature, and if she did, said she would resign as premier and be content to be the leader of the opposition. "We've heard this before". While the book on Clark's reign as B.C.'s 35th p...

Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Hapilon got away and fighters loyal to him took over parts of the city, burning buildings, taking cover in houses and seizing about a dozen hostages, including a Catholic priest. "In numerous instances where their camps have been overtaken by our tro...

Washington Trump eyes White House overhaul, expanding outside reinforcements

Kushner's meeting with Kislyak at Trump Tower past year was eventually disclosed by the White House in March. "He has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the president's worldwide trip", White...

US election claims fiction, insists Vladimir Putin

Macron , whose nation has supported removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power, said he would work with Putin to determine the best course of action in the country. The 39-year-old French leader and Putin exchanged a cordial, businesslike...

Zookeeper dies in UK tiger 'freak accident Zookeeper dies in UK tiger 'freak accident

It said: 'At no point did any animals escape and at no point was public safety affected in any way'. The park is home to four tigers: Bengals, Shiva and Mohan as well as two Malaysian tigers, named Cicip and Sahaja, whom the zoo opened a new enclos...

As North Korea threat grows, USA successfully tests missile defense

Jim Syring. The test comes as the U.S. has ramped up other missile defence efforts, including the deployment of the THAAD missile defence system to South Korea which is created to counter short, medium and intermediate range missile threats.

Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons Trump says Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons

Trump's first overseas as president comes as the dynamics between the United States and the region's players are moving in unexpected directions. "Looking forward to the afternoon and evening ahead". But Trump may face concerns from Israelis over the...

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Police said the eight men ranged in age from 18 to 38, including a 30-year-old arrested in the Moss Side area of Manchester in the early hours of Friday. "There will be more arrests and there will be more searches", he said. "We can't directly li...

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

According to police records, he was booked into Palm Beach County Jail at 7:18 a.m. and released at 10:50 a.m. on his own recognizance. Eastern on Monday after being arrested by police in Jupiter, Fla. On his website on May 24, in a posted short...

Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

Several local Israeli media outlets quoted the prime minister as saying, "We are a sovereign country, we can decide on many things and declare many things, but as far as the consent of the Americans goes I would not go that far". "We now need to act ...

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

And in Brussels, NATO leaders chafed at Trump's lecture, which did not acknowledge member states' recent increases in military spending nor did it include a reaffirmed USA commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pledge, in light of Trump's disp...

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile into sea

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Monday, the South's military and Japan said, a move that ratcheted up tensions over the North's quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States. The US Pacific Command said it had detected and...

JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

Boston's John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum held a birthday celebration. The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will have a special exhibit called "JFK at 100: Life & Legacy". A wreath-laying ceremony also was held to honor the 35th U...

Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts Three policemen killed in Jakarta twin blasts

Police said they believed there was a link between the attackers and the Islamic State (IS) group, without giving further details. Indonesia has always been fighting armed groups but in recent years hundreds have flocked to fight for Islamic State ...

Public Slaughter of Calf: KPCC Prez Suspends Three Youth Cong Public Slaughter of Calf: KPCC Prez Suspends Three Youth Cong

On the basis of a complaint from Yuva Morcha district General Secretary C C Ratheesh, police today registered a case against Rijil Makulti, a Youth Congress worker, and others under Section 120 A of the Kerala Police Act, police sources said.

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Battered by criticism from furious Arsenal fans who have called for his resignation throughout a troubled season , Wenger was finally able to celebrate as he won the FA Cup for a record seventh time . "We know this team has suffered". Wenger ...

Trump 'laptop' ban may not be extended to flights from Europe Trump 'laptop' ban may not be extended to flights from Europe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents 265 airlines, said that while current restrictions on laptops in cabins on flights from the Middle East and north Africa affect 350 flights a week, some 390 flights a day would ...

BC NDP and Green Party will form minority government BC NDP and Green Party will form minority government

Also, B.C. Liberal Leader Christy Clark still needs to step down, either preemptively by conceding the inevitable or through a non-confidence vote in the legislature. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver said that details will be available tomorrow, afte...

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Although he tweeted that he would make a decision next week, his apparent reluctance to embrace the first legally binding global climate deal that was signed by 195 countries clearly annoyed German Chancellor Angela Merkel . "However, we also stand ...

Paceman Starc eyes quick return to rhythm

Mitchell Starc will return from a long injury lay-off when Australia meets Pakistan at Edgbaston for their second Champions Trophy warm-up match. "We've obviously come through the ranks together, we've played a lot together and against each oth...

Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP

But during an interview with Bauer and Global radio stations he was pressed on what would happen if he ended up in Number 10. What I actually said - "I don't want to see Tory govt or Tory PM". "This might suit the two of them but it would be a disa...

Ainslie shows impressive speed as America's Cup qualifiers begin Ainslie shows impressive speed as America's Cup qualifiers begin

Skippered by Sir Ben Ainslie , the British boat slammed into SoftBank Team Japan during the prestart of the day's final race, was penalized and lost by 48 seconds. Three days into qualifying races and there's already a controversy in the America'...

Modi meets Merkel at country retreat in Germany

Our strategic partnership is based on democratic values and commitment to an open, inclusive and rules-based global order. The two sides, during bilateral talks, also discussed how Germany can partner with India on its flagship programs including...

Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

Reports suggest Mr Trump is scheduled to meet soon with a hard-hitting NY lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, whom he has retained to help deal with the FBI investigation. Even celebrities took a jab at Kushner. . Reserved in public, he was on prominent view...

Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip

President Zuma extended his congratulations and best wishes to President Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran. On Monday, Rouhani, however, said that Iran will continue to test its missiles anytime if there is a "technical need", ...

Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington

Police said 11 people had been injured in the brawl, and two people, Ayten Necmi, 49, of NY and Jalal Kheirabaoi, 42, from Virginia had been arrested at the scene and charged with assault and assault on a police office respectively. "We should th...

British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

Theatergoers tweeted that a matinee performance of "Woyzeck" starring John Boyega was halted by theater staff and audience and cast were told to leave. A huge bank holiday weekend security operation is under way as tens of thousands of people atten...

Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

The Associated Press, citing an anonymous source familiar with the discussions, reported the intent of developing the back channel was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders.

Trump Wants to 'Move Fast' on Israel Peace Deal Trump Wants to 'Move Fast' on Israel Peace Deal

Anxious about Trump's tendency to make things worse for himself with unscripted remarks, the White House staff has kept the president a safe distance from journalists for most of the trip. NPR's Tamara Keith is traveling with the president. The P...

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in Mosul

While US-backed forces have fought inside Mosul during the operation to retake it from IS, Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces have largely operated in the deserts to the west, cutting supply lines and attempting to begin securing Iraq's border wi...

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 day after sky diving with Navy Seals Lexi Thompson shoots 65 day after sky diving with Navy Seals

Thompson, still riding a high from her bucket-list adventure, birdied six of the first seven holes on the front side (her back nine) of the River Course. With a strong finish PIller could finish in the top 10, but that wasn't what she had in mind whe...

More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

Jeffrey Harrigian commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, disputed that. "While we welcome the U.S. investigation into the Jadida airstrike, we are curious to know whether any lessons were learned and what steps were taken to ensure such horr...

Iran's former President Khatami urges reformists to back Rouhani

Former reformist President Mohammed Khatami has once again asked supporters to back Mamoud Rouhani, who is seeking re-election as president but faces strong competition from an ultra-conservative contender. Meanwhile, Iranian opposition figure Mehd...

Egypt's Sisi rejects Bashir accusations, says not conspiring against Sudan Egypt's Sisi rejects Bashir accusations, says not conspiring against Sudan

Egypt's foreign policy, according to the statement, is based on respecting global law and principles of good neighbourliness, especially when it comes to countries that have a special brotherly bond with Egypt such as Sudan. "We defeated them, destro...

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