Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya

The court says in a statement that the chief prosecutor must take the jurisdiction ruling into account "as she continues with her preliminary examination concerning the crimes allegedly committed against the Rohingya people". Bensouda said it "... More..

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Sweden: Exit poll projects mixed voter message in election
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Sweden: Exit poll projects mixed voter message in election

The poll showed that the far-right, anti-immigration Sweden Democrats - led by Jimmie Akesson - would get 19.1 per cent of the votes in what would be a major increase compared to the 13 per cent support recei...More..

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump’s former adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail

The professor told Papadopoulos the Russians had "dirt" on Trump's Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton in the form of "thousands of emails". Papadopoulos has cooperated for more than a year wit...More..

Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

The release of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times from a senior Trump administration official slamming the US president has White House staffers, political pundits and journalists racing to try and...More..

Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column

The op-ed writer claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that was working quietly behind the scenes to thwart the president's most risky impulses. Woodward told CBS M...More..

North Korea marks anniversary with huge parade
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

North Korea marks anniversary with huge parade

Trump praised Kim for the parade's focus on growth and the reported lack of nuclear weapons, calling it a "big and very positive statement from North Korea" and taking credit for his efforts. Either way, soon...More..

Dallas Police Officer Who Shot Botham Shem Jean Identified
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Dallas Police Officer Who Shot Botham Shem Jean Identified

Jean was pronounced dead at Baylor University Medical Center. "Super scary because the police are supposed to protect you and then they come home and you're just hanging out in your own house and then they ...More..

Iraq parliament to hold emergency session after Basra burns
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Iraq parliament to hold emergency session after Basra burns

During this week's unrest, angry locals set fire to government buildings and targeted the offices of Shiite militias and political parties. Local residents say the government is corrupt and has allowed infr...More..

India Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

India Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality

In "Roberts versus United States Jaycees", the USA top court observed that the choices to enter into and maintain certain intimate human relationships must be secured against undue intrusion by the State, Chief...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Pentagon Sends Reinforcements To Remote Syria Base After Russia Threatens Attack

The US has long taken this bellicose posture regarding Tanf and other bases around Syria , and in the past has attacked Syrian troops and Russian military contractors for getting too close. "We are posture...More..

Woodward's White House book a 'scam'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Woodward's White House book a 'scam'

Trump has dismissed the book, which will be released Tuesday, as "total fiction ". "I'd do it under certain circumstances", Trump told reporters on board Air Force One. A "whodunnit?" style guessing game has...More..

Another Democratic upset in MA puts spotlight on candidate's Israel record
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Another Democratic upset in MA puts spotlight on candidate's Israel record

Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley was poised on Tuesday to become Massachusetts' first black congresswoman after scoring an upset win over a 10-term incumbent in the Democratic contest to represent th...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump responds to 'treason' from within

Ryan said he understands Trump's tweeting and "unconventional tactics" bother people, but the Wisconsin Republican said the president is producing "good results". The piece reports , "So we will do what we c...More..

Obama says Trump is 'a symptom of division'
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Obama says Trump is 'a symptom of division'

The speech was a preview of the argument that Mr Obama is likely to make until the U.S. midterm elections in November. "You happen to be coming of age", Obama told students at the University of IL at Urbana C...More..

State of emergency declared in Va. in advance of tropical storm
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

State of emergency declared in Va. in advance of tropical storm

The National Hurricane Center said Saturday that Florence will start to rapidly intensify Sunday, but that plans could change if forecasts indicate a decrease in the strength or change in the track of the storm...More..

Pence urges Paraguay to reverse embassy move
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Pence urges Paraguay to reverse embassy move

Washington has urged Asuncion to think twice about the "historic relationship" between the US, Israel , and Paraguay , and reconsider its decision to move the country's Israeli embassy back to Tel Aviv. Isra...More..

Mueller hardens stance on Trump interview in Russia probe, Giuliani says
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Mueller hardens stance on Trump interview in Russia probe, Giuliani says

Giuliani has indicated that he is willing to have Trump answer questions about potential collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign in writing. But Giuliani said on Thursday that Mueller's team ...More..

Japan rocked by 2 earthquakes after typhoon
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Japan rocked by 2 earthquakes after typhoon

His home in Sapporo had no power by early Friday, and he was rationing the water he managed to store in his bathtub before his taps went dry. Residents said they awoke to an quake that lasted 30 seconds to on...More..

Pakistan removes economist from key role following Islamist backlash
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Pakistan removes economist from key role following Islamist backlash

The appointment of Dr Atif Mian to the 18-member EAC set up to advise the government on economic policy was opposed by some individuals and groups, including Tehreek-e-labbaik Pakistan , who objected to his...More..

Bedford home site of major police incident
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Bedford home site of major police incident

Police have blocked off traffic around the scene of the incident and have a heavy presence there, with forensic officers among those on site. "This is a tragic event and it will no doubt have an impact not on...More..

Paraguay moving Israeli embassy back to Tel Aviv, after 4 months
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Paraguay moving Israeli embassy back to Tel Aviv, after 4 months

Paraguay's former president Horacio Cartes traveled to Jerusalem to inaugurate the embassy in May. It opened a new embassy in the city on May 14. The Paraguayan Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the d...More..

Flash flood watch in effect Friday night along Interstate 95 corridor
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Flash flood watch in effect Friday night along Interstate 95 corridor

This "lift" basically increases the area of rain over Missouri and IL, leading to a heavy rain threat for much of Friday night through Saturday. The remnants of Gordon will move very close to St. Everyone in ...More..

United Kingdom names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

United Kingdom names two Russians for attempted murder of Skripals with nerve agent

Russian Federation is expected to refuse to extradite the duo to face attempted murder charges in Britain - claiming it has nothing to do with the attack. His partner Ms Sturgess applied some of the contents ...More..

China warns of retaliation if U.S. slaps new tariffs
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

China warns of retaliation if U.S. slaps new tariffs

The tariffs would be set at a level of 25%. Another angle to look at is that since the tariffs have gone into effect, China has reduced US imports by 7.7 percent, while USA imports of Chinese goods actually...More..

Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached

He again argued that the case was being prosecuted by partisan Democrats, even though the head of the investigation, Robert Mueller, is a lifelong Republican. Democrats have also said they'll push to release T...More..

New York AG subpoenas Catholic dioceses over sex abuse probe
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

New York AG subpoenas Catholic dioceses over sex abuse probe

New York's attorney general's office said it had taken a cue from the state of Pennsylvania and its probe for records that resulted in an August 14 grand jury report detailing claims of sexual abuse of minor...More..

Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries

The woman's children, who were not injured, called 911 after the dynamite exploded while it was still inside her hand , assistant fire chief Michael Caldaroni told WCVB. One window was blown but there was litt...More..

by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump on Obama Getting Back Into Politics: Boring!

Barack Obama headlined his first campaign rally of 2018 in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday, following a stinging speech on Friday in which he criticized current US president Donald Trump . "I don't agree with Pres...More..

Trump urges Justice Dept to unmask op-ed writer
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Trump urges Justice Dept to unmask op-ed writer

He said it was a "disgrace" for the newspaper to have published the op-ed from a purported senior administration official. "Journalistically and many different standpoints, and maybe even from the standpoin...More..

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Montana teen removed from Trump's rally goes viral as #PlaidShirtGuy

Linfesty is a student at Billings West High School and was chosen to sit in the VIP section of the rally behind Trump . "They told us while we were sitting there, 'you guys have to keep clapping, you have ...More..