• Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him
Manafort's right-hand man testifies against him

In early testimony Tuesday, Gates related his role in setting up offshore bank accounts for Manafort, a complex arrangement that was requested by wealthy and powerful Ukrainian businessmen who bankrolled Manafort's political consulting work in the country.

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  • German couple jailed for selling son to predators on darknet
German couple jailed for selling son to predators on darknet

Among them: In March 2017 the boy was removed from the home after it was found he was living with Christian, who as a convicted pedophile could not have contact with children; the courts didn't speak with the boy but rather sided with his mother and returned him.

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  • 'Dear Prime Minister,' He Wrote To Imran Khan. Oops, Wrong Imran
'Dear Prime Minister,' He Wrote To Imran Khan. Oops, Wrong Imran

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) which won 64 seats came second, while the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) bagged 43 seats and finished third. He said there could be a serious constitutional crisis if a sizeable number of legislators were not able to take the oath and participate in the elections of the speakers, deputy speakers, prime mini...

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  • Karunanidhi passes away, Tamil Nadu government declares public holiday on Wednesday
Karunanidhi passes away, Tamil Nadu government declares public holiday on Wednesday

Annadurai or "Anna" as Chief Minister in 1969 and kept a stranglehold on the party and government. Born June 3, 1924 in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur district, Karunanidhi took to social activism during his early teens. March 1967: PWD Minister in Annadurai-led first DMK Ministry, after elected from Saidapet Assembly constituency in Chennai that y...

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  • Syrian Scientist Assassinated in Car Bombing after Surviving Israeli Attacks
Syrian Scientist Assassinated in Car Bombing after Surviving Israeli Attacks

Esber's driver was also killed in the blast, according to the newspaper and the Observatory. The pro-government al-Watan newspaper reported on its website that Aziz Esber, of the Scientific Studies and Research Center, died in a blast targeting his vehicle Saturday night, in Syria's Hama province.

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  • Saudi students' year at UPEI in question
Saudi students' year at UPEI in question

The kingdom will also suspend educational exchange programs with Canada and move Saudi scholarship recipients to other countries, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya reported Monday. "We are deeply concerned that Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador in response to Canadian statements in defence of human rights activists detained in the kingdom", sa...

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  • At least 56 injured after truck collision sparks explosion on Bologna highway
At least 56 injured after truck collision sparks explosion on Bologna highway

The crash, near the airport in Bologna, caused part of a bridge to collapse, with several vehicles in a auto park below it catching fire and exploding. Most of the injured suffered burns, with some hurt by pieces of debris and glass sent flying by the explosion. Circolazione compromessa, non solo in autostrada, ma anche nella zona di Borgo Panigale...

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  • $250 mil superyacht at centre of 1MDB scandal sails to Malaysia
$250 mil superyacht at centre of 1MDB scandal sails to Malaysia

The Cayman Islands-registered Equanimity , believed to be worth some $250 million and belonged to a fugitive Malaysian financier with links to Najib, was seized in February off the Indonesian tourist island of Bali. "We want to know where they obtained so much money to buy such an expensive yacht", he said. Malaysia's attorney-general welcomed the...

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  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue
Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue

They also demand an end to Israel's 11-year blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has gutted the coastal enclave's economy and deprived its roughly two million inhabitants of basic commodities. He has said in the past that he would only resume responsibility for Gaza if Hamas agrees to hand over all authority there, including over security. At least ...

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  • Opposition leader in NA will be from PML-N: Ahsan Iqbal
Opposition leader in NA will be from PML-N: Ahsan Iqbal

On Thursday, however, the political parties aligned against PTI announced that they are fielding their own candidate for prime minister in Parliament . BNP president Sardar Akhtar Mengal put forward six demands, including a "solid assurance from Imran Khan about the recovery of missing persons from the province and putting an end to enforced dis...

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  • United States anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House
United States anti-Iran measures to take effect from today: White House

Senior US officials said at a briefing on Monday that the plan was to increase economic pressure on Tehran to have "an exponential effect on Iran's already fragile economy". "These include sanctions targeting Iran's energy sector, including petroleum-related transactions, as well as transactions by foreign financial institutions with the Central Ba...

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  • Bangladesh introduces death penalty for traffic deaths
Bangladesh introduces death penalty for traffic deaths

The protests began when young people took to the streets peacefully after a boy and girl were killed by a speeding bus last Sunday . It started when two teenagers died after being hit by buses racing with each other to pick up passengers. Mr Alam had criticised the government's handling of the protests in interviews with worldwide media. "We are...

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  • Florida school shooter claims ‘demons’ ordered him to burn, kill, destroy
Florida school shooter claims ‘demons’ ordered him to burn, kill, destroy

The 216-page transcript of the statement, which his defense attorneys had sought to suppress, was released Monday by the state attorney's office overseeing the case, under a state judge's order. Twice when Curcio left the room, Cruz, 19, cursed at himself and said that he wanted to die, he deserved to die. "I just want to die now". 17 people died...

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  • WeHo City Council To Vote On Removing Trump's Star
WeHo City Council To Vote On Removing Trump's Star

Case in point, Donald J. Trump, who was a "celebrity" of little to no distinction when he bought his way onto Hollywood Boulevard in 2007 (real talk: a Walk of Fame star costs $40,000) for his work producing the Miss Universe pageant, or whatever.

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  • Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James after Trump attack
Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James after Trump attack

The title of the series is a quote from Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who uttered the words in James' direction during a February airing of "The Ingraham Angle", imploring him to stick to basketball and keep his political opinions to himself.

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  • Video shows wild fight break out in Brooklyn nail salon
Video shows wild fight break out in Brooklyn nail salon

Both were released on their own recognizance. An activist who protested over the weekend claimed the liquid thrown was acetone , the primary ingredient in nail polish remover, and that the altercation began because a woman at the salon with her two grandchildren did not want to pay for a poorly done eyebrow treatment.

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  • Body of baby boy found floating under Brooklyn Bridge in NY
Body of baby boy found floating under Brooklyn Bridge in NY

No parent or guardian was present at the scene, police said. Tourists from Oklahoma saw the boy around 4 p.m. and Monte Campbell went into the water to get him out, his wife said. The eyewitness also said it did not appear that the baby fell in from the shore. Unsure if someone else had gone in with the baby, rescue crews continued to search th...

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  • Judge: Trump administration must reinstate DACA
Judge: Trump administration must reinstate DACA

The government has 20 days, until August 23, to appeal the ruling or the Trump administration will have to restart DACA, Bates wrote in the ruling. But his ruling could conflict with another decision on the program that a federal judge in Texas is expected to issue as early as next week.

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  • Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller
Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller

Trump's latest offensive against stories he does not like about his 18-month presidency came hours after he rallied supporters in the midwestern state of Ohio. It's equally as shocking that Trump would ignore the advice of his inner circle. "The president has been clear that he wants to interview", he said.

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  • YouTube bans Alex Jones, following Facebook and Apple’s lead ars_ab.settitle(1353875)
YouTube bans Alex Jones, following Facebook and Apple’s lead ars_ab.settitle(1353875)

The company's decision to pull the Infowars podcasts was first reported by BuzzFeed . It removed many top channels associated with InfoWars , including The Alex Jones Channel, which had 2.4 million subscribers and videos that were viewed over 1.5 billion times.

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