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Trump disparaged son, Harriet Tubman, says former White House aides book

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In her new book , " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House ", Manigault-Newman divulged a litany of private remarks she claims Trump made during the first year of his administration. The TV star has also revealed her insight on why Melania Trump wore that infamous "I don't care, do u?" jacket. "Good work by General Kelly for quickly firing that dog! ". Read More »

Trump signs defense bill named for John McCain

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The John S. McCain National Defence Authorisation Act - named after the Arizona senator, who is battling brain cancer - broadens the scope of the committee that reviews foreign investments in the USA for national security concerns. The measure authorizes a 2.6 percent pay raise for troops - the largest in almost a decade. "This legislation reforms the Pentagon to make our military more agile, provides resources to ensure our armed forces have the tools needed for modern warfare, and ... Read More »

Pennsylvania shooting: 'Gunman firing' in Cheltenham Township Walmart

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Frye says two women in their 40s and a man in his 40s were wounded in the legs and another had a graze wound, while a fifth person later went to a hospital with unspecified injuries. Police have not described the nature of the argument at the checkout and it is not clear if any party to the dispute was injured. Police say as officers attempted to detain Jones, a violent struggle ensued as he was resisting arrest. Read More »

Taliban Overrun Afghan Army Base, Kill 17 Troops

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There have been at least 13 attacks on the Shiite community in Kabul alone, he said. At least 25 people were killed when a suicide attacker struck an education centre in a minority Shiite area of western Kabul Wednesday, officials said, the latest assault in Afghanistan's war-weary capital. Read More »

Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

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A value of 50 or below represents good air quality with little potential to affect even those with respiratory conditions, while a value over 300 represents hazardous air quality and is likely to affect even healthy individuals. Those include closing windows, running air conditioners on recirculation mode, avoiding driving and closing the windows when doing so and possibly wearing a N95 or N100 rated mask. Read More »

Australian lawmaker calls for ‘final solution’ to end Muslim immigration

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Mr Anning, a northern Queensland hotelier, called for a nationwide vote to decide whether Australians wanted "wholesale non-English speaking immigrants from the third world". "I don't regret anything, I am not going to apologise or regret anything that I say", he said. However, hitting back at the criticism, Bob Katter, the leader of Anning's party, KAP, said he supported his colleague's statement "1,000 per cent". Read More »

India to send manned mission to space by 2022: Modi

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After delivering his shortest Independence Day speech a year ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi resumed his trend of delivering long speeches and spoke for over 80 minutes while addressing the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort. Read More »

US Provided "Intelligence" And Bomb Used In Massacre Of Yemeni Schoolchildren

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People carried pictures of those killed as Houthi forces managed the crowd attending the funeral. Indeed, since this past June, the US military has been providing the Saudi-led coalition "intelligence to fine-tune their [the coalition's] list of airstrike targets" in Yemen - meaning that the USA military was either, at worst, involved in choosing the strike location, or at the very least aware of the coalition's intention to target the school bus. Read More »

Defense rests in Paul Manafort fraud trial without calling any witnesses

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The trial, the first for Mueller's office, did not relate to the Trump campaign or Russia's campaign of interference in 2016 presidential election, but Ellis had ruled that Mueller's mandate was broad enough for him to pursue the case. Paul Manafort's defense team rested without calling any witnesses Tuesday, placing the former Donald Trump aide's fate in the hands of jurors in his trial on tax and bank fraud charges. Read More »

Pennsylvania priests 'abused thousands of children'

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The report cited 301 priests, some of whom have died. "We are focused on re-establishing trust among all those who rely on the Catholic Church for help, for spiritual guidance, and for strength", Schlert wrote, asking those in his diocese to "join me as we pray for victims and survivors of these reprehensible acts". Read More »

26 die in Italian motorway bridge collapse

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The incident is the deadliest of its kind in Europe since 2001. "Obviously for me it is not", said Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, who leads the right-wing League which governs with the 5-Star Movement. Firefighters said at least two people were pulled alive from vehicles and taken by helicopter to a hospital. Atlantia and Autostrade per l'Italia could not immediately be reached for comment. Read More »

Prosecution rests case against Paul Manafort

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It's unclear whether the defense planned to call its own witnesses. As the prosecution case neared its end, defence lawyers said they meant to argue that Manafort did not own enough of his company to require him to disclose such accounts. Read More »

Sorry Melbourne, You've Lost The Title Of World's Most Liveable City

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Manchester has retained its place as the UK's most liveable city and was the fastest-rising European city in The Economist's Global Liveability Index, with the city now 13 spots ahead of London in 35 place. But while Melbourne extended its lead in the culture and environment component, that was outweighed by Vienna's improved stability ranking. Vienna , once the capital of a large empire rather than today's small Alpine republic, has yet to match its pre-World War I population of 2.1 ... Read More »

Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

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Prosecutors in the rural town of Taos said that Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj's father believed that he would "return as Jesus" to direct a series of attacks created to bring down American institutions. A court hearing is planned on allegations that children at a remote compound in northern New Mexico may have been trained in the use of firearms in preparation for a school shooting. Read More »

'Dozens' dead as bridge collapses on motorway in northern Italy

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Rescue dog and sonar teams have joined emergency crews at the scene of the collapse on the busy Morandi bridge near the city's airport. There are fears several vehicles may have fallen when the bridge collapsed, local media report. Restructuring was carried out in 2016. Police on twitter said the collapse occurred during a sudden violent storm, while firefighters said vehicles were involved, indicating the likelihood of fatalities. Read More »

Italy's Salvini Blocks Migrant Rescue Ship Again as Spain Balks

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Many recounted how they were "held in inhumane conditions in Libya", where human traffickers are based, the aid group said. The European Commission was in touch with several EU states and trying to help resolve the "incident" with the Aquarius , a spokesman in Brussels said. Read More »

ConCourt finds Shaun Abrahams' appointment as NPA boss invalid

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The court has also ruled that the manner in which former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana's left office was illegal and as such so is Abrahams' appointment. - Barry Bateman, EWN reporterThe point being made by the court is that Shaun Abrahams was a beneficiary of an abuse of process, as such he should be removed. Read More »

Afghanistan forces beef up defense of flashpoint city

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Tareq Shah Bahrami said at a press conference in Kabul on Monday. " Ghazni City remains under Afghan government control, and the isolated and disparate Taliban forces remaining in the city do not pose a threat to its collapse as some have claimed", US military spokesman Lt. Read More »

PROMISE KEPT: President Trump Signs Military Defense Bill, BOOSTS SOLDIERS Pay

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This is the first time the defense authorization bill has been enacted before the start of the fiscal year since the fiscal 1997 measure was signed into law on September 23, 1996 by President Bill Clinton. As Chairman of the Armed Services Cmte, I've found high goal in service of a cause greater than self-the cause of our troops who defend America & all that she stands for. Read More »

Trump condemns racism on Charlottesville anniversary

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He has also questioned the intelligence of prominent black figures, including National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James and Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters. After issuing a second statement directly calling out those groups, the president defended his initial statement, insisting during a press conference that there "was blame on both sides " for the rally's violence. Read More »

Omarosa Slammed For Wearing ‘Inappropriate’ Dress During Trump Bashing Interview

While publicizing the book, she released an audio recording of a discussion, she says, she secretly recorded inside the White House. And when I can tell my story, it is a profound story, that I know the world will want to hear. The offer raises fresh question about the ways that White House aides are being offered safe landing spots after they leave. Price said while there is no one at the door of the Situation Room checking devices, there is a sign posted outside making clear that ... Read More »

Florida man charged with manslaughter in "stand your ground" shooting

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The racially charged Martin case triggered national outrage and prompted criticism of the "stand your ground" law as a license to kill with impunity. When the defense is successfully raised in pre-trial hearings, defendants are granted immunity from prosecution. A black man who drives a septic truck told Moffett he parked in the same handicapped-accessible spot three months before the shooting, the documents show. Read More »

Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife, police say

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The crash occurred at about 2.30am on Monday (local time) in Payson, a city of about 20,000 located 95 kilometres south of Salt Lake City. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, died in the crash, according to officials. He was released from the Utah County Jail on bail, then followed procedure in requesting a police escort to retrieve belongings at the home about midnight. Read More »

Canada, US foreign ministers discuss Canada-Saudi Arabia row, sanctions on Iran

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Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador, stopped direct Saudi flights to Canada, stopped buying Canadian wheat, ordered Saudi students and patients to leave Canada, froze all new trade and investment transactions, and ordered its wealth funds to sell their Canadian stock and bond holdings in a sweeping move that surprised with its harshness many analysts, Canada itself, and reportedly, even the U.S. Read More »

Nigel Farage Battles Corbynista Over Wreath-Laying Row

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Corbyn's comment followed an attack by the Israeli premier alleging that the British politician supports terrorism. Corbyn has earlier said he had been present when a wreath was laid to "those that were killed in Paris in 1992" but he did not "think" he was involved in laying it. Read More »

More on the passing of Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart

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While Jim made rare appearances for WWE, Natalya carries his legacy, displaying her dad's dungeon-born intensity when she wrestles. Neidhart would revive the Anvil gimmick in 1997, however, and returned to WWF as part of the new Hart Foundation, a stable of Canadian sympathizers who backed Bret in his WWF championship feud against "Stone Cold" Steve Austin. Read More »

Iran's leader orders government not to talk to US

The Associated Press, meanwhile, reported that Khamenei said that negotiation "with the bullying and very eager government of the USA means giving it an instrument through which it can add to its hostility". The sanctions target Iran's trade in gold and other precious metals, its purchases of United States dollars and its auto industry. There have been popular protests against economic mismanagement and attacks by conservatives on the reformist government of President Rouhani. Read More »

Erdogan says crash of lira 'political plot' against Turkey

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It also said it would take all necessary measures to maintain financial stability. With inflation expected to run above 20%, a current account deficit that continues to widen, bond yields trading at record highs and growing political tensions with the US, the Turkish administration have limited choices to stop the Lira from bleeding. Read More »