• Finland’s President Rakes Memory for Source of Trump Remark on Forest Management
Finland’s President Rakes Memory for Source of Trump Remark on Forest Management

The funding was granted despite a tweet by Trump last week in which he blamed forest management for the fires. "I did indeed meet president Trump and we had a conversation about forest fire prevention in Finland ", he explained. his son-in-law, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, and White House chief of staff John Kelly aboard. Jerry ...

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  • Trump To Honor Donor's Wife With Presidential Award
Trump To Honor Donor's Wife With Presidential Award

President Trump presented the nation's highest civilian honor to a Minnesota legend Friday. Retiring Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and doctor, philanthropist, and humanitarian Miriam Adelson completed the list. What happened next? Well, a good portion of the Twitterverse is convinced Trump wasn't just admiring Scalia for having a big family, bu...

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  • Trump Says He Won't Listen to Khashoggi 'Suffering Tape'
Trump Says He Won't Listen to Khashoggi 'Suffering Tape'

Vice-President Mike Pence told reporters travelling with him at a summit of Pacific Rim nations in Papua New Guinea that he could not comment on "classified information". US President Donald Trump resisted any attempt to blame Prince Salman. The CIA assessment , which contradicts Saudi government claims that the Crown Prince was totally unaw...

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  • Is Netanyahu's Government Crumbling? New Conflict Could Lead to Early National Election
Is Netanyahu's Government Crumbling? New Conflict Could Lead to Early National Election

The meeting between Netanyahu and Bennett, who is the head of the far-right Habayit Hayehudi party (Jewish Home), was held amid the government's calls to avoid snap elections. After two days of harsh fighting this week, a ceasefire was agreed upon between Hamas and the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

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  • Court convicts first Khmer Rouge leaders of genocide in Cambodia
Court convicts first Khmer Rouge leaders of genocide in Cambodia

On November 16, 2018, the two are sentenced to life in prison on charges of genocide. Nuon Chea, 92, and former President Khieu Samphan, 87, were sentenced to life in prison on Friday at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

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  • President Trump visits Camp Fire
President Trump visits Camp Fire

A special committee of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted in favor of nine resolutions attacking the State. The nation's deadliest wildfire in a century began November 8 and killed 71 people. California's outgoing and incoming governors, both Democrats who have been vocal critics of Trump, plan to join the president on Saturd...

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  • Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race
Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race

In a Facebook Live video with his wife, Gillum announced his concession and congratulated DeSantis on his victory. Gillum had conceded on Election Night to DeSantis when it appeared the Republican former congressman had won by a narrow, if insurmountable, margin.

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  • Donald Trump: New York Times Should Retract Story Questioning Mike Pence Loyalty
Donald Trump: New York Times Should Retract Story Questioning Mike Pence Loyalty

The article, published Friday, reported that Trump has repeatedly asked aides and advisers about Pence's loyalty to the point that it has "alarmed" advisers. The New York Times reported Trump may be questioning Pence's loyalty before the general election, but Trump shot the accusation down. The alleged questioning of Trump's Vice President comes...

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  • Shutdown In Kerala As Sabarimala Opens For Pilgrimage Season
Shutdown In Kerala As Sabarimala Opens For Pilgrimage Season

Desai and her colleagues had reached the airport early in the morning to visit Sabarimala . "Even police said they can not help us go out of the airport right now because the number of protesters is swelling and they are resorting to violence", she said.

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  • Canada to Myanmar: Ensure safety for returning Rohingyas
Canada to Myanmar: Ensure safety for returning Rohingyas

Asean leaders in their statement said they wanted to see full implementation of a memorandum of understanding signed among Myanmar, the UN High Commission for Refugees and UN Development Programme to facilitate the repatriation process. Even, many Rohingya families waiting for repatriation fled camps amid fear of persecution and lack of rights in M...

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  • United Nations urges Dhaka against Rohingya return as plan sows 'terror' in camps
United Nations urges Dhaka against Rohingya return as plan sows 'terror' in camps

In a meeting with Suu Kyi on the sidelines of the Asean Summit, US Vice President Mike Pence said the violence committed by the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) was inexcusable. "If refugees fear that they will be forced back to Myanmar, they may become more desperate to leave the camps and to attempt unsafe sea journeys across the Bay of Bengal to Th...

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  • Woman killed by 'panicked driver' as protesters block roads across France
Woman killed by 'panicked driver' as protesters block roads across France

Police said that three of the 47 injured in separate incidents at the protests are in serious condition, according to the ministry. Officials added that 24 people have been arrested and 17 held for questioning. "This isn't just about fuel prices, this is about President Macron and his government and also this feeling of a division between what many...

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  • United Nations to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon
United Nations to convene Yemen talks in Sweden soon

Martin Griffiths, the British mediator appointed by the United Nations in February to lead peace efforts, announced the warring parties had agreed to meet "shortly" in Sweden. Griffiths said on Friday said that Yemen's warring parties have given "firm assurances" that they are committed to attending peace talks to be convened shortly in Sweden and ...

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  • Macron tells Trump that France and US owe each other respect
Macron tells Trump that France and US owe each other respect

Trump was not only attacked by the loud European rejection of his worldwide policies, but he was mocked by the media coverage of his participation, where he was painted as disrespectful for having suspended one of the events because of the rain.

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  • Abrams Ends Georgia Bid With Fiery Parting Shot
Abrams Ends Georgia Bid With Fiery Parting Shot

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. said the " election is being stolen from " Abrams. She already faces a narrow path to the governor's mansion. "Let's be clear. To comply with orders by U.S. District Judges Jones and May, all counties were required to count absentee by mail ballots where those ballots were previously rejected exclusively due to missing ...

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  • Iran executes gold market's trader convicted of hoarding
Iran executes gold market's trader convicted of hoarding

The second man, Muhammad Kazemi, worked in the corruption network Muslimina and was engaged in the sale of these coins. According to an April report by Amnesty International , while secretive China is the world's "top executioner", Iran had the highest known figure in 2017, with at least 507 people put to death, six of them women.

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  • Michelle Obama And Jimmy Kimmel Shade Melania Trump
Michelle Obama And Jimmy Kimmel Shade Melania Trump

Before wrapping up the interview, Kimmel handed Obama several outlandish statements he insisted she could read out loud because she's no longer the first lady . Instead, the Obamas' eldest daughter Malia chose to join. "The game that Sasha plays with me is that when we're with a lot of people, she'll call me 'Mom, mom, mom.' And you know, I ...

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  • Trump has finished written answers to questions from Mueller
Trump has finished written answers to questions from Mueller

Mueller III. The special counsel had signaled a willingness to accept written answers on matters of collusion but Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has said repeatedly that president would not answer Mueller's questions on possible obstruction of justice.

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  • China sends written response to United States trade reform demands: USA govt sources
China sends written response to United States trade reform demands: USA govt sources

Trump's terms". But the duties have raised costs for USA companies and been blamed for some of the recent slowdown in China's economic growth. Washington and Beijing have resumed talks over their spiraling trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump , China's Commerce Ministry said Thursday.

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  • China to outline concessions to USA ahead of G-20 summit
China to outline concessions to USA ahead of G-20 summit

When asked by a reporter from Voice of America about Taiwan, Pence repeated earlier statements that Taiwan's embrace of democracy provides a better path for all Chinese people to follow, while emphasizing that the US would stand by its obligations to the island country, without specifically mentioning any particular agreement or treaty, reports ...

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