• Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump
Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump

Paul described the letter from Trump as a correspondence that "emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges". Paul has been in Russian Federation this week on a trip he sees as a continuation of Trump's diplomatic outreach to Putin. ...

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  • Spanish Eurofighter jet accidentally launched an air-to-air missile near Estonia
Spanish Eurofighter jet accidentally launched an air-to-air missile near Estonia

The Eurofighter 's missile was equipped with a self-destruction mode that should activate when it's launched by an accident, but it can not be ruled out that the missile landed on the ground. The Spanish fighter accidentally fired the missile while flying over the Estonian town of Otepää, on its way to return to its base in the Lithuanian town of...

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  • US gears up for potential cyberattacks after Iran sanctions
US gears up for potential cyberattacks after Iran sanctions

Mr Trump abandoned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which saw Iran limit its controversial nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, in May. The European Union has also unveiled a "blocking statute" meant to mitigate the impact of the USA sanctions on European firms doing legitimate business with Iran.

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  • Saudi Arabia Punishes Canada for Criticizing Human Rights Defenders' Arrests
Saudi Arabia Punishes Canada for Criticizing Human Rights Defenders' Arrests

The loonie rebounded shortly afterward to trade 0.1 per cent weaker at 10:03 a.m.in Toronto. The bank had received no instructions to sell assets as they do not have any exposure there, the source said. "Saudi Arabia does not interfere in the affairs of Canada in any way". Saudi's asset sales may not have a big impact on the Canadian currency, ...

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  • New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins arrested over insider trading charges
New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins arrested over insider trading charges

Collins of sharing with his son the results of a failed drug trial completed by Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd., a biotechnology company headquartered in Sydney. The charges were announced and the indictment unsealed in New York City on Wednesday. A press conference is scheduled for noon on Wednesday. "Cameron Collins traded on the inside informatio...

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  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains why Alex Jones is not banned
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains why Alex Jones is not banned

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey put out a statement tonight defending the social media platform's decision not to ban Alex Jones , and a lot of users weren't happy. "Truth is we've been awful at explaining our decisions in the past". The InfoWars podcasts serve as advertising for a wide range of wellness and survivalism products, making Jones as muc...

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  • Student Poses With Alligator In Graduation PHOTOS
Student Poses With Alligator In Graduation PHOTOS

The star attraction at the facility is a gargantuan beast called Big Tex. The centre has about 450 alligators, crocodiles and other reptiles, but it's Big Tex - who Noland is pictured with - who is the star attraction. "This is no small task, in fact Tex is very picky about who can get in and feed him, but today a huge step was made all thanks to...

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  • Ex-Malaysian PM granted bail on money-laundering charges
Ex-Malaysian PM granted bail on money-laundering charges

In July, Najib was charged at the High Court here on three counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and one charge under the MACC Act, in his capacity as prime minister, finance minister and adviser emeritus of SRC International, in which he was entrusted with the RM4 billion.

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  • Rescuers scramble in search for Lombok quake survivors as death toll rises
Rescuers scramble in search for Lombok quake survivors as death toll rises

The death toll reached 105 on Tuesday, with 236 people injured. "There's a massive rush of people wanting to get out of Lombok because of unfounded rumours, such as of a tsunami", Muhammad Faozal, the head of the tourism agency in West Nusa Tenggara province, told AFP .

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  • Boris Johnson told to apologise for burka jibe
Boris Johnson told to apologise for burka jibe

In a column in Monday's Daily Telegraph newspaper, Johnson said women wearing the full face veil looked like "bank robbers" or "letter-boxes", prompting accusations of Islamophobia. As well as highlighting Mr Johnson's comments, Labour's shadow chancellor raised concerns about the demonstrations over the jailing of Robinson. Mr Burt added: "I w...

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  • Trump going ahead with tariffs on $16B in Chinese imports
Trump going ahead with tariffs on $16B in Chinese imports

The U.S.is targeting goods that it says benefited from a "made in China 2025" industrial plan, aimed at making China competitive in high-tech industries. A U.S. -China trade war will reduce global output by 0.7 per cent by 2020, with China's economy taking a 1.3 per cent hit and U.S. GDP dropping 1 per cent, Oxford Economics said in a research note...

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  • Gates admits he cheated on wife at Manafort trial
Gates admits he cheated on wife at Manafort trial

The judge then brought the trial to a standstill late Tuesday afternoon, calling a brief recess. In general, references to Trump at the trial have been few and far between. Manafort, seated at the defence table, stared intently at Gates while his defence attorney hammered him with aggressive questions, but his former business partner carefully av...

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  • OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results Show Close Race
OH 12th Congressional District Special Election Results Show Close Race

Debbie Stabenow. Trump endorsed James, who also had support from many in the GOP establishment in his race against self-funding venture capitalist Sandy Pensler. In fact, there are 69 Republican-held districts that Trump carried in 2016 by less than the margin in this area, or that Hillary Clinton carried outright.

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  • Hail at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado kills 2 animals
Hail at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado kills 2 animals

Another nine were treated at the scene, but additional details about the victims and their injuries have not been released. A busy United States zoo has been closed as officials assessed damage from a severe hail storm that sent five people to the hospital and killed two zoo birds.

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  • ‘Holy crap!’ Video shows breaching great white shark startle researcher
‘Holy crap!’ Video shows breaching great white shark startle researcher

The video records the captain yell, "Holy crap! it jumped right out of the water!" A confirmed shark sighting in the water off Cape Cod Tuesday morning prompted the closure of Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro. While encounters like this one are rare, this video shows that they're certainly possible. In a video that will give nightmares to anyo...

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  • Mexico eyes NAFTA breakthrough next week, says Canada joining soon
Mexico eyes NAFTA breakthrough next week, says Canada joining soon

Talks among Mexico, the United States and Canada to modernise the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement have dragged on since a year ago, after US President Donald Trump said he wanted a better deal for US business and workers. Mexican trade negotiators said Friday they will be back in Washington in a few days for a third straight week of ...

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  • Largest wildfires in California history
Largest wildfires in California history

Gilless said the reason California's wildfires are so destructive this year is the state's "high heat, low relative humidity, high wind speeds and high fuel loading". The strike team has been prepping structures ahead of the fast-moving fire, making homes more defensible and increasing the chances of saving the residences.

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  • Matthew Seiyefa, DSS Most Senior Officer, In Closed-Door Meeting With Osinbajo
Matthew Seiyefa, DSS Most Senior Officer, In Closed-Door Meeting With Osinbajo

This happened shortly after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo fired Lawal Daura , director-general of of the organisation. Osinbajo has " directed the termination of the appointment of the DG of the DSS, Mr. Abubakar called on all statesmen and political leaders to put aside partisanship and rally round the acting president during "these fragil...

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  • Frankfurt Airport evacuated after intruder seen entering secure area
Frankfurt Airport evacuated after intruder seen entering secure area

A terminal building was partially evacuated and gates were closed, according to reports. "Despite a positive explosive test, a four-member French family was released into the security area". Aviation analyst Alex Macheras told DW that, "Frankfurt airport is among the world's busiest global airports and. passengers can expect disruption to continu...

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  • Elderly Men, Missing From Old-Age Home, Found At Heavy Metal Concert
Elderly Men, Missing From Old-Age Home, Found At Heavy Metal Concert

The four-day event is said to be the world's largest heavy metal festival. Authorities said the pair went missing from their retirement home in Dithmarscher, a rural district in Schleswig-Holstein, and were found to have traveled about 25 miles to Wacken Open Air, a days-long festival not far from Hamburg.

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