Donald Trump's Social Media Solution? A Free-For-All For Both 'Good And Bad'

Social media companies, facing pressure from lawmakers and users over their role in the rise of misinformation and partisan division, have promised to step up their enforcement practices. He also made his oft-repeated reference to news organizations ... More..

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by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Heavy smoke moving into Yakima Valley, visibility dropping, air quality "hazardous"

Check the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency's website for the most recent conditions. "These are among the worst readings we have ever had in the Tri-Cities based on a cursory review of historical data", said ...More..

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia - USGS
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Magnitude 6.6 quake hits North East of Raba, Indonesia - USGS

Nearly 1,000 people remained hospitalized, he was cited as saying by Efe news. Sutopo urged the country's business community and the rest of society to collaborate in the reconstruction process, expected to l...More..

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

In fact, the lies told by Papadopoulos, "undermined investigators' ability to challenge the Professor or potentially detain or arrest him while he was still in the United States". "He lied repeatedly over the c...More..

ICE detains California man driving pregnant wife to hospital for delivery
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

ICE detains California man driving pregnant wife to hospital for delivery

When Arrona-Lara could not provide his ID, Venegas says the agents asked him to step out of the vehicle and took him into custody. It remains unclear how long the illegal alien had been living in the USA, and t...More..

350 killed by floods in India's Kerala
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

350 killed by floods in India's Kerala

Over 3.53 lakh affected persons had been lodged in over 2,000 relief camps, he said. He said the Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard were assisting disaster relief agencies in the rescue, and a total of 38 ...More..

Lana Del Rey Criticizes Giuliani's
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Lana Del Rey Criticizes Giuliani's "Truth Isn't Truth" Statement

In a series of angry tweets Sunday, Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,"' making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Ni...More..

Egyptian intelligence chief visits Israel to discuss Gaza truce
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Egyptian intelligence chief visits Israel to discuss Gaza truce

Israeli forces have killed at least 169 Palestinians in Gaza since the beginning of the Great March of Return on 30 March, as Palestinians demand the right to return to homes their families fled or were expel...More..

Sealing Off The North Korea Smuggling Loophole
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Sealing Off The North Korea Smuggling Loophole

Treasury Department announced additional sanctions against North Korea by introducing restrictions against Russian Bank "Agrosoyuz", which provides services to the citizens of North Korea in violation of Unit...More..

Paul Manafort trial judge reveals he is under police protection
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Paul Manafort trial judge reveals he is under police protection

Manafort's attorney Kevin Downing said Friday that his client's team "really appreciates the support of President Trump ". "They go where I go", the judge said. The president declined to answer a questio...More..

Trump says 'nothing to hide' from Special Counsel Mueller
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Trump says 'nothing to hide' from Special Counsel Mueller

McGahn has given lengthy statements to Mueller's team - some 30 hours worth spread out over at least three voluntary interviews during the span of nine months. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn sits ...More..

Uganda: Army Is Concealing Information About Bobi Wine - Basalirwa
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Uganda: Army Is Concealing Information About Bobi Wine - Basalirwa

Among his clients was Kassiano Wadri , Kyagulanyi's favoured candidate in the by-election who went on to win Wednesday's vote despite being in police custody. Kyagulanyi's lawyer Asuman Basalirwa claimed the...More..

More than 2 million Muslims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

More than 2 million Muslims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage

Most of the pilgrims began moving on Sunday from Makkah to the nearby Mina valley where they will spend the night in fire-resistant tents. Hajj , which means pilgrimage in Arabic, is a huge and significant e...More..

8.2 quake strikes off the coast of Fiji, small tsunami waves observed
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

8.2 quake strikes off the coast of Fiji, small tsunami waves observed

The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was "no tsunami threat because the quake is located too deep inside the Earth". I realised it was an natural disaster. The tremor was also felt in the ...More..

Man charged over Tuesday's Westminster attack
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Man charged over Tuesday's Westminster attack

It is alleged the Sudanese-born British citizen drove his vehicle into cyclists, pedestrians and officers, before crashing into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. Salih Khater, 29, a Sudanese-born B...More..

How many people have been displaced by Kerala floods?
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

How many people have been displaced by Kerala floods?

Landslides are creating havoc in the hilly areas of the state and many places have been isolated with water. "The Executive Committee of Indian Social Club Sohar requests you to open your hearts and wallets to ...More..

Omarosa has video, audio, texts, source says
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Omarosa has video, audio, texts, source says

The series, along with the President, have been surrounded in controversy in recent weeks after former contestant-turned-Trump-staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed in her book Unhinged: An Insider's Acc...More..

Warm Embraces As Vladmir Putin Dances At Austrian Minister's Wedding
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Warm Embraces As Vladmir Putin Dances At Austrian Minister's Wedding

The Russian president was accompanied by a band of Cossack singers who performed for the wedding guests. Joerg Leichtfried of the opposition Social Democrats said Kneissl's decision to invite Putin was es...More..

Trump Cancels Military Parade, Blames DC Officials
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Trump Cancels Military Parade, Blames DC Officials

Trump blaming the cost on local DC politicians, who "wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it". Trump said on his Twitter handle. About an hour after the president's tweet, Mayor Muriel E. "...More..

U.S. Says Redirects Syria Funds as Allies Pony Up $300 million
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

U.S. Says Redirects Syria Funds as Allies Pony Up $300 million

While the State Department welcomed Riyadh's contribution, it called on USA partners and allies "to do their share in this effort that helps bring greater stability and security to the region". leadership" that...More..

Some members of Colorado family may have been strangled, court documents reveal
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Some members of Colorado family may have been strangled, court documents reveal

Krista Henery, a spokeswoman for the Weld County District Attorney's Office, said the formal filing of charges is not expected until at least Monday. Chris Watts walks into a Weld County courtroom on Thursday...More..

Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general, dead at 80
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general, dead at 80

Former United Nations Secretary-General , Kofi Annan is reported dead. More to follow soon. Mr Annan who was also a Nobel Peace Prize victor died in Switzerland after a brief illness. He was the first bla...More..

by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Writing in The Washington Post , William H. McRaven said he would "consider it an honour" if Trump would revoke his clearance as well. It was signed by six former CIA directors, five former CIA deputy dire...More..

Mike Pompeo launches Iran Action Group after nuclear deal withdrawal
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Mike Pompeo launches Iran Action Group after nuclear deal withdrawal

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday the founding of the Iran Action Group, which will "be responsible for directing, reviewing and coordinating all aspects of the State Department's Iran...More..

Turkey refuses to release pastor despite threat of United States sanctions
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Turkey refuses to release pastor despite threat of United States sanctions

On Friday, the Turkish lira, which suffered record losses against the dollar earlier this week before recovering, fell about 5 percent, to about 6.11 to the dollar, after President Trump warned via Twitter th...More..

Atal Behari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Atal Behari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

First elected to parliament in 1957, Atal Behari Vajpayee was widely considered a giant of Indian politics. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish K...More..

Vatican rebukes reported sexual abuse by Pennsylvania priests
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Vatican rebukes reported sexual abuse by Pennsylvania priests

The two-year investigation estimated that the real number of victims was "in the thousands" in Pennsylvania, the most comprehensive report into abuse in the USA church that was first exposed in Boston in 2002...More..

Omarosa Manigault-Newman Made New, Bold Claims About Donald Trump's Inappropriateness
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Omarosa Manigault-Newman Made New, Bold Claims About Donald Trump's Inappropriateness

A White House spokeswoman did not immediately return a request for comment from The New York Daily News . NBC reports that Manigault Newman says the newest recording was made on December 16, 2017, a fe...More..

Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Donald Trump says Bruce Ohr next to lose security clearance

He called Trump's assertion there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation " hogwash ". Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia, announced Friday on Twitter that he planned to in...More..

BC declares state of emergency as wildfires spread
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

BC declares state of emergency as wildfires spread

As of August 14, there were 566 wildfires burning in B.C., with 29 evacuation orders affecting approximately 3,050 people and 1,521 properties, according to the B.C. Almost 3,400 firefighters and contractors fr...More..