• Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director Brennan's Security Clearance, Reviews Comey, Clapper
Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director Brennan's Security Clearance, Reviews Comey, Clapper

Fox Business Network's Blake Burman said that the clearance review will go far beyond Brennan, and includes former Obama-era officials like Federal Bureau of Investigation heads James Comey and Andrew McCabe. "As the head of the executive branch and commander-in-chief, I have a unique constitutional responsibility to protect the nation's classifi...

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  • Melania tried to calm Trump down before Omarosa tirade
Melania tried to calm Trump down before Omarosa tirade

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Wednesday questioned the validity and enforceability of any nondisclosure agreements for White House employees. "This could be hurtful to your legacy and the integrity of your work", Manigault Newman reportedly wrote to Ryan at the time. She also recorded Trump calling her and playing dumb abou...

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  • British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar
British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar

Sterling saw notable losses against most major rivals last week amid "no deal" Brexit fears, but GBP/NZD recovered notably from its brief dip to a monthly low of 1.9073. The Euro may find most support in data in Tuesday, as a slew of notable Eurozone ecostats will be published. The Pound Sterling to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate could come und...

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  • Trump Signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act At Fort Drum Ceremony
Trump Signs Fiscal 2019 Defense Authorization Act At Fort Drum Ceremony

John McCain (R-Ariz.) at an event on Monday where he signed a defense bill named for the former prisoner of war. McCain National Defense Authorization Act , . The NDAA does strengthen the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which reviews proposed foreign investments to weigh whether they threaten national security .

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  • A Dispute in a Philadelphia Walmart Checkout Line Ended With Gunfire
A Dispute in a Philadelphia Walmart Checkout Line Ended With Gunfire

Police say the unnamed suspect fired at least 10 shots during the fracas in the Philadelphia suburbs. The officers were taken to Roxborough Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained during the collision, and the woman in the vehicle with the suspected shooter was taken to Einstein Medical Center.

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  • Seven Police Killed In Kabul-Kandahar Highway Attack
Seven Police Killed In Kabul-Kandahar Highway Attack

The bombing was the latest large-scale assault on Afghanistan's Shiite community, which has increasingly been targeted by Sunni extremists who consider Shiites to be heretics. The U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have launched airstrikes and sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces as they fight for the city, which is just 75 miles ...

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  • Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County
Air Quality 'Unhealthy' in Areas of Humboldt County

Mark Lysyshyn of Vancouver Coastal Health. In Spokane, officials say air quality could reach the unhealthy range Tuesday and Wednesday. But, Yu said it doesn't matter what direction the wind comes from, because smoke is drifting all over the province and into Alberta.

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  • Australia senate appoints first Muslim woman amid race row
Australia senate appoints first Muslim woman amid race row

Independent Senator Derryn Hinch said there "was hardly a group of Australians he did not offend unless you were very close to being a member of the Ku Klux Klan". Around 1942, the Nazi leadership established a plan called "The Final Solution to the Jewish Question ", which led to the genocide of more than six million Jewish people in occupied E...

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  • India to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day today
India to celebrate its 72nd Independence Day today

Addressing the nation on the 72nd Independence Day , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that by the year 2022 India will unfurl the tri-colour in space. The demand for higher MSP was pending for years. One Rank One Pension (OROP) policy was also put into practice when our jawans were struggling. "We are poised for record economic growth".

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  • China rejects allegations of detaining 1 million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang
China rejects allegations of detaining 1 million Uighurs in camps in Xinjiang

The country responded to concerns, raised by a member of a United Nations human rights committee, that its Xinjiang region has been turned into "something resembling a massive internment camp , shrouded in secrecy, a sort of no-rights zone".

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  • Defence rests without calling Paul Manafort or any witnesses to the stand
Defence rests without calling Paul Manafort or any witnesses to the stand

The case was the first to be tried in the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , which is focused on possible illegal collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russian Federation. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. "They're relying on the jury to agree with them". The jury heard from a former partn...

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  • Pennsylvania report to detail decades of sexual abuse by 300 priests
Pennsylvania report to detail decades of sexual abuse by 300 priests

Roman Catholic priests in northeastern USA state sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through "the weaponisation of faith", says a report made public by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

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  • Death toll in Genoa bridge collapse rises to 35
Death toll in Genoa bridge collapse rises to 35

Some 440 people were evacuated from buildings near by. Autostrade said it would work with investigators, and that it was already assessing how to rebuild the bridge. Sources in the interior ministry told Italian media that 16 people were wounded, including 12 in serious condition. "Firefighters are working together and teams of rescuers and pol...

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  • United States general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus
United States general to investigate attack on Yemeni school bus

A senior general urged Saudi officials to conduct a thorough investigation into an airstrike that killed at least 40 children in Yemen, the Pentagon said Monday, an indication of USA concern about allied nations' air operations against Houthi militants.

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  • 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights
5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

The convention is slated to be ratified during the summit which is to be attended by President Hassan Rouhani . One of those is a pipeline across the Caspian which could ship natural gas from Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan and then further to Europe, allowing it to compete with Russian Federation in the Western markets.

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  • UK PM says Westminster incident shocking, terrorism threat remains severe
UK PM says Westminster incident shocking, terrorism threat remains severe

The man, in his late 20s, is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror attack just before 7.40am on Tuesday. "I was told to move and started to run", he said. "I have run for my life". "It didn't look like an accident". Here is a recap of the attacks whi...

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  • Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats
Washington US House race likely to feature 2 Democrats

Despite a growing number of Democrat congressional candidates opposing her leadership, Pelosi said she will run for speaker if her party takes back the House. Fifty-six percent of Democratic respondents said they wanted to pick "someone else" when informed how long Pelosi had led the caucus. Since losing their majority to the GOP in 2010, Democra...

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  • Israeli PM piles pressure on Jeremy Corbyn over wreath-laying
Israeli PM piles pressure on Jeremy Corbyn over wreath-laying

In response, the Labour leader tweeted: " Israeli PM @Netanyahu's claims about my actions and words are false". Corbyn said in the same interview that the Labour party would consult with the Jewish and Palestinian communities over whether to adopt one remaining example attached to the IHRA definition.

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  • Pilot dies after crashing plane into house
Pilot dies after crashing plane into house

Police in the city of Payson south of Salt Lake City tell KSL-TV that two people inside the home weren't hurt in the crash early Monday. Youd was an experienced pilot who had access to the twin engine Cessna 525 jet because he flew for the company that owned it, authorities said.

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  • 'Dozens dead' as major road bridge collapses in Genoa
'Dozens dead' as major road bridge collapses in Genoa

The Italian news agency Adnkronos reported "dozens of dead", citing the ambulance service. The collapse is shaping up to be a "huge tragedy", Infrastructure and Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli says. A photo obtained from the Facebook account of Paola Pirrera shows a collapsed section of a viaduct on the A10 motorway in Genoa on August 14, 2...

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