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  • Expected star witness may not testify in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial
Expected star witness may not testify in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial

But Uzo Asonye, an attorney with the special counsel's office, told jurors that Manafort considered himself above the law, and resorted to bank fraud when his overseas income couldn't support his lifestyle. Some documents are necessary to show Manafort's connections with those consultants, prosecutors say. It will feature testimony about the busine...

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  • Sen. Johnson: Shutdown Threat Not 'Helpful'
Sen. Johnson: Shutdown Threat Not 'Helpful'

A congressional aide said the White House had sent a similar message to Capitol Hill amid widespread anxiety about a potential shutdown as Republicans face tough re-election fights. Back in January, the White House put out a press release calling Flores a "deadly loophole" that "handicapped the government's ability to detain" immigrant childr...

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  • Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally
Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally

Although photo identification is required for some purchases, such as alcohol or cigarettes, by and large, it's not. Trump also criticized Democrats who oppose his nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, and said voters need to elect more Republicans.

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  • Hundreds of hikers trapped on Indonesian volcano after quake
Hundreds of hikers trapped on Indonesian volcano after quake

Today, the head of Rinjani national park said 560 people remain on the mountain, although some have started to descend. A rescue operation is now underway for the tourists trapped by landslides on Mount Rinjani, a Lombok volcano popular for hiking enthusiasts.

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  • No answers in new report on flight MH370’s disappearance
No answers in new report on flight MH370’s disappearance

Investigators also could not conclusively rule out that an aircraft or system malfunction was the cause for the loss of communications with the plane, with the limited evidence available, suggesting it is more likely due to the systems being manually turned off or power interruption or additionally in the case of VHF and HF frequencies not used...

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  • Michael Cohen tape fuels debate about Trump, cash and credibility
Michael Cohen tape fuels debate about Trump, cash and credibility

Giuliani also conceded there would be something wrong on an "ethical, moral basis" if President Trump had misled the public by claiming he did not know in advance of a disputed June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.

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  • AASU opens Control Room to help people find their names in NRC
AASU opens Control Room to help people find their names in NRC

Sailesh, who uses one name, said the more than 4 million left out can file appeals by September 30 and prove their Indian nationality by providing documents. So many Muslims are there, Bengalis are there, Biharis are there... A new draft register of citizens includes only those able to prove they were in Assam before 1971, when millions fled Bang...

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  • Dead As Carr Fire In Northern California Continues To Burn
Dead As Carr Fire In Northern California Continues To Burn

A bulldozer operator as well as a member of the Redding Fire Department were killed in the blaze. "Extreme fire conditions continue to challenge firefighters last night", Cal Fire said in a statement released on Sunday. On Saturday, thousands remained under evacuation orders - and 5,000 buildings remained under threat - after officials said the...

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  • Groups of bodies found hugging as dozens killed by Greek wildfires
Groups of bodies found hugging as dozens killed by Greek wildfires

A spokesperson for British Airways said: "Following the tragic wildfires in Greece , we are offering a flexible rebooking policy for customers wanting to return home early". Romania's defense ministry says it has sent two planes and personnel to aid firefighting efforts in Greece. The mayor added that the infrastructure of the city of Mati , wher...

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  • Rep. Meadows Warns He Could Go Around Speaker Ryan to Impeach Rosenstein
Rep. Meadows Warns He Could Go Around Speaker Ryan to Impeach Rosenstein

Third, Ryan pointed out the "tremendous progress" DOJ has made in turning over the documents. Eleven House Republicans have introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . The lawmakers alleged bias at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and suggested the department has conspired against Trump - but many c...

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  • Egyptian zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra
Egyptian zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra

We note with some amusement, however, that a conveniently placed Google street view from 2017 exists of the exact location from which Sarhan posted the now-viral picture. To avoid the exorbitant costs of bringing in the zebras via smuggling tunnels the owner admitted to painting the animal for his Zoo in Gaza City, according to Reuters.

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  • Trump delays next Putin meeting until after 'Russia witch hunt is over'
Trump delays next Putin meeting until after 'Russia witch hunt is over'

Mueller has not given a timeline for completing his investigation. Though Moscow saw the Helsinki summit n the two leaders held last week as a success, the fiercely negative reaction by some US politicians to Trump's performance has taken some in Russian Federation aback.

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  • Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow
Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow

In a reference to the backlash inside the United States after Trump's performance at the Helsinki summit, Putin said: "Despite the difficulties, in this particular case difficulties linked to the internal political situation in the United States, life goes on and our contacts continue".

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  • Jemima pays tribute to Imran Khan's political journey
Jemima pays tribute to Imran Khan's political journey

Pakistan is willing to improve its ties with India, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Thursday, asserting that the blame game between the two neighbours, detrimental to the sub-continent, should stop. After consulting them, I will announce the future course of action. Party president Shehbaz Sharif called a press conference at a...

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  • Federal Investigators Have More Than 100 Trump-Related Tapes From Cohen
Federal Investigators Have More Than 100 Trump-Related Tapes From Cohen

Mr. Davis is a good lawyer but his client Mr. Cohen is not innocent nor is he a victim. Is this a first, never heard of it before? Weisselberg, on the other hand, has worked for the Trump family since the 1970s, and knows more about the Trump Organization's history and finances than almost anyone.

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  • GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein
GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

The introduction does not trigger an immediate vote, but Meadows and Jordan could make procedural moves on the House floor to force a vote late this week. The impeachment articles come as evidence continues to mount regarding the Department of Justice's problematic decision-making during the 2016 campaign and conduct surrounding the transition to...

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  • Ramaphosa makes it rain as he secures $14.7-billion from China
Ramaphosa makes it rain as he secures $14.7-billion from China

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that the world faces "a choice between cooperation and confrontation" in remarks critical of escalating US tariffs on goods from China and other major trading partners. China's president Xi Jinping and his delegation signed about $14 billion [about R187 billion] worth of investment commitments with South ...

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  • FBI Releases Carter Page FISA Warrant Applications
FBI Releases Carter Page FISA Warrant Applications

But the redacted documents released Saturday show that the Federal Bureau of Investigation did include in the application that Steele was being paid by an unidentified USA person with the aim of discrediting Trump's campaign. House Intelligence Committee Republicans confirmed in an April report it was Papadopoulos who set the FBI investig...

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  • MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE: Jerusalem Shoots Down SYRIAN Warplane Over Israel
MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE: Jerusalem Shoots Down SYRIAN Warplane Over Israel

Syria said the jet was targeted by Israel while still in Syrian airspace. An AFP correspondent said flames and smoke could be seen rising from the area of the fence between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. A Syrian warplane that Israel shot at on Tuesday was hit and crashed on the Syrian-held side of the Golan Heights, the Israeli ...

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