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Row over CNN reporter's White House ban

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Wednesday that Collins had been banned because she shouted and refused to leave the Oval Office. The White House Correspondents' Association issued a statement condemning the White House's decision. "I would like to say, CNN , I stand firmly by your right ... Read More »

No welcome mat for Putin from U.S. Congress

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President Donald Trump announced Putin's invitation to the White House later this year, but he will not be invited to a speak before a joint meeting of Congress, the Hill reports . "But it's the message that counts", Ryan told reporters. The get-together stunned lawmakers because afterward during a joint press conference, Trump denied USA intelligence findings that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. Read More »

Trump, Erdogan agree to improve ties after Turkish leader's re-election

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In the bank's first monetary-policy decision since Erdogan consolidated his political power in a snap election, policymakers held rates steady, defying the market expectation of a rate hike. "The committee assessed that it might be necessary to maintain a tight monetary stance for an extended period". A falling currency can become a problem as it makes it harder for Turkish companies to service debt held in foreign currencies and weakens the returns on foreign companies' investments in the ... Read More »

Swede's stunt to save Afghan from deportation goes viral

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When asked by a steward to stop recording and sit down, Ersson said: "I am doing what I can to save a person's life", and explained that as long as she is standing up, the plane cannot take off. In the almost 15-minute video, Ersson films herself walking the aisle of the airplane while other passengers shout at her to sit down so the plan can depart. Read More »

No evidence linking ISIS to deadly Toronto shooting

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Late Tuesday, authorities identified the 10-year-old girl who was slain as Julianna Kozis of Markham, Ontario. A law-enforcement source told CBS News that along with visiting ISIS sites and expressing support, the suspect, Faisal Hussain , 29, may have lived at one time in Afghanistan and possibly Pakistan. Read More »

Putin Soccer Ball Gift To Trump May Have Had Microchip

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , left, shown with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on July 24, 2018 , released a statement saying the Trump administration won't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea. Trump said he would give the red-and-white ball to his 12-year-old son, Barron, a soccer fan. Speaker Paul Ryan said on Tuesday that Mr Putin would not be invited to address Congress should he accept Mr Trump's invitation, calling it a privilege reserved for allies. Read More »

Pence: US will sanction Turkey unless North Carolina pastor freed

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He departed in a convoy of cars. He was among 20 USA citizens arrested and charged after the failed coup . He will have to wear an electronic ankle bracelet and is banned from leaving the country, Halavurt said . Tensions also flared previous year when 15 Turkish security officials were charged for attacking protestors outside the Turkish Embassy while Erdogan was in D.C.to visit Trump. Read More »

Hamilton lights its sign in support of Toronto after deadly shooting

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The money will be put in a trust and given out in the form of a grant yearly to a graduate from Malvern Collegiate Institute - Fallon's former high school - to enter a post-secondary nursing program. Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti announced Tuesday that the city would be lowering its flags in honour of the victims, and more specifically, young Kozis who came from there. Read More »

Body of newborn found on AirAsia flight to Delhi

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Guwahati: In a horrific incident a stillborn baby was found inside the toilet of an AirAsia flight in New Delhi . The flight number I5 784 had originated from Imphal . He added the plane was flying in from the eastern city of Guwahati, and declined to give further details immediately. She has been detained by the police after all the female passengers on board the plane were questioned. Read More »

Japan logs record high temperatures amid heatwave, Latest World News

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According to the agency, the temperature rose above 40 degrees in the prefectures of Gifu, Saitama and Tokyo. Joel N. Myers, an Accuweather analyst, stated that the death toll was possibly in the hundreds, despite the official toll claiming it to be over two dozen, adding that it was likely to further increase. Read More »

North Korea to begin to transferring United States soldiers’ remains Friday

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Throughout the hearing, Pompeo countered scathing criticism from both sides of the aisle on the Singapore summit with Kim and the Helsinki summit earlier this month with Russian President Vladimir Putin . The caskets had previously been stored near the North Korea-South Korea border, Yonhap reported. Pompeo conceded that there was an "awful long way to go" with North Korea but in answer to a question, said the USA goal was for North Korea's complete, verifiable, irreversible ... Read More »

Woman in 'loveless' marriage denied divorce by court

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Lady Hale and Lord Wilson expressed "unease" at the result and called on parliament to consider reforming the law which denies Mrs Owens a divorce. "Introducing "no fault" divorces would go a long way in reducing conflict". The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom in London. Supreme Court justices analysed rival legal arguments, which revolved around concepts of "unreasonable" behaviour and "fault", at a Supreme Court hearing in London in May and delivered a ruling on Wednesday. Read More »

Attorney argues Brock Turner's sexual assault conviction should be overturned

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The goal is to get justices to overturn Turner's attempted rape charge, but the Mercury News reports that the justices "appeared skeptical" and Justice Franklin D. The two men noticed she was not moving at all. They said they did not know whether Turner's trousers were undone or not prior to the chase. Turner admitted to digitally penetrating her, police said. Read More »

Pakistan election results: List of winning candidates of PTI

It appears likely Tehreek-e-Insaf will fall short of the 137 seats needed to form a government, raising the prospect Mr Khan's party will have to find coalition partners. Throughout the night, Khan supporters celebrated outside party offices countrywide. Sharif claimed he was the victim of hidden pressure from the military and its allies. Read More »

Explosion reported outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing

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The US embassy has not confirmed the explosion or the possible causes for it. The percise circumstances behind the incident were not immediately clear, but a woman apparently doused herself with gasoline and was detained, according to official media. Read More »

Trump says China being 'vicious' by hitting United States farmers with tariffs

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Juncker in the Oval Office. In a Rose Garden announcement, Trump said the European Union had also agreed to buy US soybeans, a day after he announced a $12 billion bailout package for farmers hit by retaliatory tariffs. "We have to work together". "Everyone told Trump the markets would crash and voters would scream in outrage after the steel and aluminum tariffs". Read More »

Family of Slain Australian Woman Sues Minneapolis Police Over Shooting

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She was given CPR by the officers but died at the scene. When the squad vehicle arrived in an alley behind her house, Mr Noor allegedly shot out the window as she approached the auto. The lawsuit also claims Mr Noor and his partner at the time, Officer Matthew Harrity, conspired to cover up the facts surrounding the shooting and made a conscious decision not to activate their body cameras. Read More »

GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein

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Republican leaders in the House, including Speaker Paul Ryan , have been clear that they don't wish to impede the Mueller investigation. The articles were introduced by North Carolina Rep. Meadows did not immediately force a vote but threatened to do so over the ensuing months until Boehner announced his retirement in late September. 'The DOJ is keeping information from Congress. Read More »

The Issue Raised By Cohen’s Trump Tape

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Cohen replies, "We'll have to pay". When Mr Cohen mentions "financing", Mr Trump stops him and says, "Wait a sec, what financing?" President Donald Trump lashed out at his longtime personal lawyer Wednesday after CNN aired a tape in which the pair discussed how to hush up allegations that he had an affair with a Playboy model. Read More »

After criticism, Trump delays second Putin meeting to next year

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More than half the country thinks Trump wasn't acting in the United States' best interest during his meeting with Putin , but 83 percent of Republicans say he was. Last week, the story ran again in microcosm over the course of several days: In Finland with Putin, he said he didn't see any reason why it had been the Russians that interfered in 2016. Read More »

4Stormy Daniels and husband to divorce: lawyer

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The divorce filing was first disclosed in a tweet this afternoon by Michael Avenatti , the attorney who is representing Daniels in connection with litigation related to her alleged 2006 sexual encounter with Donald Trump . As for Crain, he's largely been out of the discussion ever since Stormy became a household name, and he's not publicly talking about why he's filed for divorce. Read More »

Secret Trump-Cohen Tape Shows ‘An Obvious Fraud’

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The audio is muffled but Trump can be heard saying something about "cash", and then something about paying by "cheque". The tape doesn't prove McDougal's allegations of an affair and at no point in the recording does Trump acknowledge whether he had a sexual relationship with McDougal. Read More »

Rabbis Worried After Stone Falls Out of Jerusalem's Western Wall

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Daniella Goldberg, a 79-year-old resident of the city, can be seen in the video grasping the platform's railing in shock as she turns from praying at the wall to survey the damage. This rare event occurred just a day after the Western Wall plaza was packed with Jewish worshippers who had come to mark the fast of Tisha B'Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av), the day on Jews mourn the destruction of the two Temples and many calamitous events throughout Jewish history that fell on ... Read More »

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

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Nevertheless, Trump has insisted that he wants to build up relations with Moscow, saying that doing so would allow the two countries to cooperate in key areas, like counterterrorism, and reduce tensions between the world's largest nuclear powers. Read More »

Someone Smashed Donald Trump's Hollywood Star - Again

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In that incident, a man, James Otis , 52, was charged with one felony count of vandalism for causing more than $US400 in damage to the star. Trump received the star in January 2007 for his role in the NBC show " The Apprentice ". Trump's star had been vandaziled before but not to this magnitude. Donald Trump hasn't responded (or tweeted ) about the incident yet. "People can make a difference by voting and not destroying public property". Read More »

European Union will demand border checks if no deal, says top civil servant

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The statement adds that the "Europe Unit will have overall responsibility for the preparation and conduct of the negotiations, drawing upon support from DExEU and other departments as required". Mr Raab also claimed a deal with Brussels could be reached by October but admitted the United Kingdom is preparing for a no deal. In a written statement to the Commons, Mrs May spelt out how the change to operations will work. Read More »