Russian Federation 'open' to Vladimir Putin visiting Donald Trump at White House

Mr Antonov said he had not seen Mr Trump's invitation himself, but added that "Russia was always open to such proposals". The difference? Just two letters and an apostrophe. "Either he doesn't understand it, or perhaps he is being blackmailed by Russ... More..

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Eight injured after knife attack on bus in Germany

The incident occurred on a city bus in Luebeck, near the Baltic coast and northeast of Hamburg, on Friday afternoon. Authorities have no immediate information on the assailant's motive. "We can not now rule a...More..

President Trump Calls Former Lawyer Michael Cohen's Phone-Taping 'Perhaps Illegal'
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

President Trump Calls Former Lawyer Michael Cohen's Phone-Taping 'Perhaps Illegal'

NY law allows one party to a conversation to tape it without the other knowing. As noted by the Washington Post , "New York is a "one-party consent" state, meaning that in general, it is legal to record a conv...More..

Barack Obama says that 'men have been getting on my nerves lately'
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Barack Obama says that 'men have been getting on my nerves lately'

A viral video of Barack Obama dancing during an event to inaugurate a social project in his father's home country has gotten rapturous reactions online, which some say was a ideal antidote to the world's chao...More..

Malcolm Turnbull tells Pope to sack Archbishop Philip Wilson
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull tells Pope to sack Archbishop Philip Wilson

It came after a magistrate ordered Wilson to be assessed for a maximum 12-month sentence in "home detention" - meaning he is expected to avoid jail. "If he doesn't have the decency to resign then his superior...More..

The EU suggests Theresa May's Brexit plans could be illegal
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

The EU suggests Theresa May's Brexit plans could be illegal

The threat came after Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, questioned whether the Prime Minister's proposals were "workable" in his first response to the UK's white paper . It has now also been ...More..

Premature penguin chick saved by zookeepers after egg crushed by parents
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Premature penguin chick saved by zookeepers after egg crushed by parents

Keepers checking the penguins' nest boxes this breeding season found one of the eggs had been accidentally broken by its parents, and were astonished to find a little chick still alive inside. "Luckily, a combi...More..

Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

Detectives interviewed several of the adults who were inside the home at the time and determined that the children's grandfather, 53-year-old Cesar Lopez , had left the gun unsecured in a spot the children cou...More..

Man Has Lived Alone in Amazon for 22 Years
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Man Has Lived Alone in Amazon for 22 Years

Funai - which has a policy of not intervening with indigenous people - believes there are plenty of other tribes living in the Amazon who have yet to be contacted, with current estimates at there being 113 trib...More..

China, UAE seal economic deals as Xi visits Abu Dhabi
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

China, UAE seal economic deals as Xi visits Abu Dhabi

As both a major energy exporter and a hub for worldwide trade, the UAE is an important part of Xi's "Belt and Road" initiative to invest in infrastructure linking China by both sea and land to markets in Asia a...More..

Buses arrive to evacuate two besieged pro-Assad villages
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Buses arrive to evacuate two besieged pro-Assad villages

Surrounded and bombed by hostile factions, the towns had been a rallying cry for the government and its ally Iran, as well as a playing card in rebel hands. That cut off access to food and medicine for their re...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Trump Slams Interest Rate Hikes, Ignoring Hands-Off Tradition Toward Fed

Beijing can't tax as many USA goods - the United States exports far less to China than it imports - but it has other tools. A top Federal Reserve official, meanwhile, warned the trade war could hurt the...More..

Donald Trump Caught Lying About What Happened When He Met The Queen
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Donald Trump Caught Lying About What Happened When He Met The Queen

Who tells you, Donny? He continued: "We walked in front of the Honour Guard and that was very inspiring to see and be with her". And I think the relationship, I can truly say is good one. "Exactly how old doe...More..

Duck boat driver told passengers they ‘won’t need’ life jackets
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Duck boat driver told passengers they ‘won’t need’ life jackets

Jim Pattison Jr., the president of the company that owns the Ride The Ducks tour operation, told CBS This Morning that the boats had life vests, but that people were not required to wear them. Like the other...More..

Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

Cohen's recording adds to questions about whether Trump tried to quash damaging stories before the election. "Any attempt at spin cannot change what is on the tape". At the time, Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Trump denies wrongdoing, says lawyer's tape 'perhaps illegal'

The recording - which was made shortly before the presidential election - was seized during an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Cohen's office in April, the Times reported , citing lawyers and others fa...More..

Isis fanatic guilty of planning to murder Theresa May
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Isis fanatic guilty of planning to murder Theresa May

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman was caught by an undercover police officer in November posing as an IS accomplice. Naa'imur Rahman, 20, of north London, was convicted at the Old Bailey court of preparing to commit ...More..

Eighth alleged victim identified in Bruce McArthur investigation
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Eighth alleged victim identified in Bruce McArthur investigation

McArthur had previously been charged in the death of Majeed Kayhan but until Friday, police were unable to confirm if the man's body had been found. Charges against him have mounted in the ensuing months, and...More..

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

The deal has been in the works for years, but the parties reached several months after President Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major trade deal with Japan and 10 oth...More..

American detained in Vietnam convicted, ordered deported
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

American detained in Vietnam convicted, ordered deported

Nguyen, a 32-year old Houston native of Vietnamese descent, was arrested by plainclothes police during protests in Ho Chi Minh City against a proposed law on special economic zones that many fear would benefit ...More..

Korea over Russia treasure ship rumors
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Korea over Russia treasure ship rumors

The worldwide team say they discovered the wreck of the Dmitrii Donskoi off the coast of South Korea, where it was scuttled during the Russo-Japanese war in 1905. A South Korean construction company, Dong-Ah...More..

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen

In the latest attempt to demonstrate their power, a group of hackers has broken into Singapore's largest healthcare institution, SingHealth. Two other polyclinics used to be under SingHealth. Specifically, ma...More..

Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions

Coats said it was not a matter of trusting the North Koreans but of ensuring proper verification mechanisms were in place. He said that in during their Helsinki meeting, the two presidents discussed "the re...More..

Father of Florida school shooting survivors killed by gunman
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Father of Florida school shooting survivors killed by gunman

As mentioned, Ali's two oldest children are students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and both survived the shooting that took place there on Valentine's Day. Ali's store reopened Thursday with memo...More..

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

DAP also claimed that the Israeli law - which defined Jerusalem, part of which is claimed by Palestinians as the capital of a future state, as the "complete and united.capital of Israel" - violated all Unite...More..

USA officials in the dark over Trump's Helsinki deals
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

USA officials in the dark over Trump's Helsinki deals

Standing alongside Putin, Trump called the idea "an incredible offer". Five days after the two-hour Helsinki meeting, attended only by the two leaders and their interpreters, some USA officials remained in ...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Putin Proposed Eastern Ukraine Referendum to Trump, Bloomberg Reports

Relations between Washington and Moscow also took a further twist after the arrest of gun rights activist, Maria Butina, accused of being a Russian secret agent working to infiltrate U.S. "We are completely i...More..

FBI Director Says Russia Still Seeking To Interfere In U.S. Democracy
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

FBI Director Says Russia Still Seeking To Interfere In U.S. Democracy

Those acts were "aimed at sowing discord and divisiveness in this country". he said. On Monday, Trump publicly cast doubt on the intelligence community's judgment of Russian interference following a meeting wit...More..

Florida Woman Saves Baby She Found Sitting in Hot Car
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Florida Woman Saves Baby She Found Sitting in Hot Car

Deputies say Burgess child was locked inside her auto for only a few minutes before another woman, Jessica Kaiser, saw the child, was able to open an unlocked door to filter in cooler air, and called 911. "We a...More..

Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley released from hospital
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley released from hospital

The development comes after counter-terrorism police reportedly identified the Russian hit squad behind the attempted assassination of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 67, and his daughter Yulia, 33, in Salis...More..