U.S. issues travel advisory for Mexico

None of the killings happened in the beachside hotel zone of the vacation hot spot. The warning did not specifically mention the eight bodies found on the streets of Cancun this week but did say the state of Quintana Roo is experiencing an in... More..

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US State Department cuts over $200 million in aid to Palestinians
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

US State Department cuts over $200 million in aid to Palestinians

The administration of US President Donald Trump said on Friday (Aug 24) that it had cancelled more than US$200 million (S$270 million) in aid for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. A Palestinian ...More..

Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

On the recording, Cohen and Trump appeared to discuss reimbursing American Media for a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal , who has said she had a yearlong affair with Trump. Daniels was paid US$...More..

'Raised level of illness' at hotel where British couple died
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

'Raised level of illness' at hotel where British couple died

Mrs Ormerod, who had taken her own children to Egypt too, told Sky News: 'I believe something suspicious has gone on . Nick Harris, a partner at law firm Simpson Millar who is representing the group, sai...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Bill Shorten praises outgoing Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Ardern said shortly after the announcement that she had spoken to Morrison by phone and she looked forward to building a strong relationship with him. However, he could shift the government's environment policy...More..

Pope Francis reveals 'excitement' at Ireland visit in new video message
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Pope Francis reveals 'excitement' at Ireland visit in new video message

While there will be crowds, they're expected to be well down on 39 years ago, as scandal after scandal has taken its toll on the Church's moral authority. Simon Coveney, the Irish foreign affairs minister, gree...More..

BORDER CHAOS: Officials Uncover 'DRUG TUNNEL' to Mexico Under Arizona KFC Restaurant
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

BORDER CHAOS: Officials Uncover 'DRUG TUNNEL' to Mexico Under Arizona KFC Restaurant

Scott said Lopez, who owner of the former KFC , had been removing toolboxes from the old KFC earlier that day. The opening was only eight inches in diameter. That's more than 3 million doses of fentanyl, which...More..

US commander says pressure key to nuclear diplomacy
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

US commander says pressure key to nuclear diplomacy

Millions of people were swept apart by the 1950-53 Korean War, which left the peninsula split by the impenetrable Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and separated brothers and sisters, parents and children and husb...More..

Imran Khan offers aid for Kerala flood victims
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Imran Khan offers aid for Kerala flood victims

Qureshi said that the government would make all out efforts to get Pakistan out of Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s grey list. "In my opinion, there isn't", he said . "I want to ask the Indian Foreign Mini...More..

China trade talks draw a blank, bringing fresh tariffs into view
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

China trade talks draw a blank, bringing fresh tariffs into view

The U.S.is readying tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese products, and China has vowed to counterpunch by targeting $60 billion in American goods. demands to scale back plans for state-led technology devel...More..

Geraldo Rivera Demolishes Fox News Over Racist Coverage of Mollie Tibbetts
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Geraldo Rivera Demolishes Fox News Over Racist Coverage of Mollie Tibbetts

On "Fox & Friends" Thursday, former homicide investigator Ted Williams retraced the steps of Mollie Tibbetts from the early-evening jog during which she was fatally attacked. Rivera's bail was set at $5 milli...More..

S. Africa says seeking clarification over Trump's comments on land reform
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

S. Africa says seeking clarification over Trump's comments on land reform

Ramaphosa announced on August 1 that the ruling African National Congress (ANC) plans to change the constitution to allow the expropriation of land without compensation, as whites still own most of South Af...More..

Scott Morrison: Australia's pentecostal political chameleon
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Scott Morrison: Australia's pentecostal political chameleon

Within hours 10 of Turnbull's Cabinet colleagues had quit and moderate backbenchers began to desert him. An ultraconservative faction of the Liberal Party , which includes former prime minister Tony Abbott ...More..

Impeaching president would lead to revolt, says Trump's lawyer
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Impeaching president would lead to revolt, says Trump's lawyer

But Trump and his defenders are wrong. Has the Trump presidency reached the equivalent of August 1974? On Thursday Trump ignored questions from the press on the issue. His own importance was also the subj...More..

Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump tells Secretary of State Pompeo to cancel North Korea trip

Trump also cited his trade tangles with China, saying the country - North Korea's strongest economic partner - is not "helping with the process of denuclearization as they once were". 'Using diplomacy to resolv...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Former Trump lawyer Cohen subpoenaed in Trump charity case

He declared that while he's attorney general "the actions" of the DOJ "will not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Cohen also claimed in a June 28 tweet the dossier "misreports 15 allega...More..

Cohen called state tax officials soon after subpoena
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Cohen called state tax officials soon after subpoena

Mr Trump accused Cohen of implicating him to get a better deal with prosecutors, adding that Cohen "makes a better deal when he uses me". Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, has said it won't come to that anyway. A...More..

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks during the Heroes Day commemorations held at the National Heroes Acre in Harare 13 August 2018. The court avers that "the applicant failed to place before it cl...More..

Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance for flood-hit Kerala
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance for flood-hit Kerala

He also "raised the importance of Pakistan taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan and its vital role in promoting the Afghan peace process". The foreign minister in his press confer...More..

Adam Catzavelos: Racist issues first public apology after
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Adam Catzavelos: Racist issues first public apology after "unacceptable" incident

However, many people on social media have rejected his statement and demanded a video apology from him. The NEWS has confirmed that Adam Catzavelos resides at the property in Edenvale. I believe couldn't be...More..

Malcolm Turnbull replaced by Scott Morrison as new Australian Prime Minsister
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull replaced by Scott Morrison as new Australian Prime Minsister

The leadership battle was sparked on Tuesday by an unsuccessful challenge by Mr Dutton , who narrowly lost a vote against Mr Turnbull. On social issues, Morrison has stood to the right of the more moderate T...More..

Hong Kong murder accused used gym ball to gas family
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Hong Kong murder accused used gym ball to gas family

Accused of deliberately placing the poisoned ball in the auto, South China Morning Post writes that prosecutors are alleging that while the suspect may have plotted to kill his wife, they conceded that he ma...More..

Ex-Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, guilty on 8 count charges
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, guilty on 8 count charges

Manafort faces up to 80 years in federal prison on the eight criminal counts. This according to a juror in the trial who spoke with Fox News on Wednesday. Manafort, 69, still has a pending case in Washing...More..

Brexiteers fume at United Kingdom finance minister Hammond's 'no deal' warning
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Brexiteers fume at United Kingdom finance minister Hammond's 'no deal' warning

The documents say "people and businesses should not be alarmed" by the planning. Time is running out to strike a deal, as the Brexit divorce terms need to be finalised within months so they can be ratifie...More..

Reality Winner given record federal sentence for media leak
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Reality Winner given record federal sentence for media leak

They said that in the months before she leaked the report , Ms. Winner had downloaded software that would help her hide her web searches and communications; had expressed support for Edward J. USA intelligen...More..

Lindsey Graham says Trump could replace Jeff Sessions after midterms
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Lindsey Graham says Trump could replace Jeff Sessions after midterms

Amid President Trump's escalating frustration with Sessions, Graham told reporters Thursday it's time for a "fresh voice" to lead the Justice Department, Bloomberg reports . He added that he demands th...More..

DNC says suspected hack attempt turned out to be a security test
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

DNC says suspected hack attempt turned out to be a security test

With spear phishing, hackers can easily reach multiple targets and increase their chances of just one staffer mistaking a fake login page for the real thing and providing the hacker with their username and ...More..

El Salvador Breaks with Taiwan, Opens Ties with China
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

El Salvador Breaks with Taiwan, Opens Ties with China

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) attributed the loyalty switch to China's campaign of luring away Taiwan's allies with promises of massive financial assistance and investment. Taiwan now has official diplomat...More..

Federal education dollars could go to buy guns for schools
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Federal education dollars could go to buy guns for schools

At least 14 states already have provisions allowing teachers to carry guns in school. The SSAE grants, which are intended for student enrichment, would instead be given to states or districts to use that mone...More..

Iran unveils new locally-built fighter jet 'Kowsar' amid rising regional tension
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Iran unveils new locally-built fighter jet 'Kowsar' amid rising regional tension

Iran's unchecked ballistic missile development program, which it claims it needs for defensive purposes, was one of the top items on the agenda this week in the talks between US National Security Adviser John B...More..