Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

In another far-reaching impact of that 2000 visit, Prime Minister Vajpayee had described India and the United States as "natural allies" in a speech at a NY think-tank. Earlier this morning, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minis... More..

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Frederick, Colorado, Man Confesses To Killing Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Frederick, Colorado, Man Confesses To Killing Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters

She was reported missing along with her two daughters - Celeste , 3, and Bella , 4 - on Monday. Two law enforcement sources close to the investigation told the station that Watts confessed to killing his ...More..

My Security Revocation is Trump Attempt to Silence Critics — Former CIA Chief
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

My Security Revocation is Trump Attempt to Silence Critics — Former CIA Chief

In an op-ed for the New York Times , Brennan argued the decision to strip his security clearance and review others' is created to muzzle the president's political opponents. "I call it the rigged witch hunt, (...More..

Manafort Team Must Choose to Defend or Stand Down
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Manafort Team Must Choose to Defend or Stand Down

Besides the trial underway in the USA district court in Alexandria, Virginia , Manafort faces multiple charges of conspiracy, money laundering and obstruction of justice filed separately by Mueller's team in t...More..

Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary for Vermont Governor
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Trans Candidate Wins Democratic Primary for Vermont Governor

The progressive candidate picked up 48.4 percent of the vote, more than double her nearest rival's 22.1 percent. WASHINGTON (AP) - A Wisconsin state senator and close ally to Gov. Many thought it unthinkabl...More..

Afghan forces claim control of embattled city from Taliban
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Afghan forces claim control of embattled city from Taliban

A senior security official , who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Special Forces units had been sent to push the Taliban back from around the city but many fighters were still inside the centre after go...More..

Germany: We don't let USA dictate trade ties with Iran
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Germany: We don't let USA dictate trade ties with Iran

The Times described Khamenei's refusal as the "final word". The plan is now on the agenda of the Iranian Ministry of Science and Technology, according to a press release issued by the government on the Irania...More..

Trump signs defense authorization bill in New York visit
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Trump signs defense authorization bill in New York visit

John McCain (R-AZ) while signing a bill with his name on it. Trump signed the law at the US Army's Fort Drum base in upstate NY on his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf c...More..

Trump doubles steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey as lira nosedives
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Trump doubles steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey as lira nosedives

On Friday, Erdogan asked Turkish citizens to sell off their gold and dollars and exchange them for the lira , in an attempt to prop up the currency. Aluminum will now be 20% and Steel 50%. Trump's tweet cause...More..

Pakistan PM-elect Imran Khan invites Navjot Singh Sidhu for swearing
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Pakistan PM-elect Imran Khan invites Navjot Singh Sidhu for swearing

The PTI on Monday formally announced Khan as the prime ministerial candidate. PTI chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan , PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, former...More..

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Heavy security as Charlottesville anniversary weekend opens

And two Virginia state troopers died when their surveillance helicopter crashed near the protests. A student rally has been planned this weekend in Charlottesville to reclaim the campus square where the white...More..

MI turnout surge cheers Democrats; GOP expects battle
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

MI turnout surge cheers Democrats; GOP expects battle

State Attorney General William "Bill" Schuette, Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Gelineau won their respective primaries August 7 to compete against each other for the governor seat November 6. They've pushed anti-cho...More..

Aftershock jolts Indonesia's Lombok as death toll jumps to 259
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aftershock jolts Indonesia's Lombok as death toll jumps to 259

The death toll from a huge 6.9 magnitude quake in Indonesia's Lombok island has climbed to more than 320, officials said on Friday, even as relief efforts picked up the pace. "The electricity was off, but i...More..

Four Killed In Canada Shooting
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Four Killed In Canada Shooting

Burns had served with the Fredericton police force for two years, as well as an auxiliary officer for two years prior. Genine Patricia Paul-Dimitracopoulos met Constable Costello almost 15 years ago in her ro...More..

Johnson facing Tory probe over burka comments
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Johnson facing Tory probe over burka comments

The comments were made in Johnson's weekly column for Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, in which he was criticizing Denmark's recent implementation of a burqa ban . Conservative peer Sayeeda Warsi, a for...More..

CEO Dorsey explains why Twitter not joining ban of Alex Jones
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

CEO Dorsey explains why Twitter not joining ban of Alex Jones

His claims include that the 9/11 terror attacks were actually carried out by the government and that the 2012 Sandy Hook mass school shooting, which left 20 children and six adults dead, was a hoax. In a series...More..

Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

Spokesman Greg Burke says popes going back to St. John Paul II have called for the abolition of capital punishment. On nearly every of his foreign trips, the Pope has visited prisoners to offer words of suppo...More..

Judge Nap Calls Out Manafort Judge: Stop Making This About You
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Judge Nap Calls Out Manafort Judge: Stop Making This About You

Rick Gates , Manafort's long-time deputy, acknowledged having made " many mistakes over many years" but insisted he was telling the court the truth about the alleged financial misdeeds of his former boss. "Mr....More..

Indonesian rescuers struggle to reach cut-off villages after deadly quake
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Indonesian rescuers struggle to reach cut-off villages after deadly quake

The powerful quake has killed more than 90 people and wounded hundreds, with thousands of buildings left damaged. Alimuddin's ordeal underlines the chaotic scenes across Lombok , a volcanic island to t...More..

Retired Astronaut Says We Don't Need Trump's Space Force
by | Friday, August 10, 2018

Retired Astronaut Says We Don't Need Trump's Space Force

Much of the push to formalize an off-planet branch of the US armed forces is motivated by space investment by Russian Federation and China. This person will oversee the Space Force and report to the Secretary o...More..