• McConnell says Putin unwelcome on the Hill
McConnell says Putin unwelcome on the Hill

While Trump has gone back and forth on whether he believes Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 elections, Ryan clearly stated his stance at a press conference Tuesday. "That's something we reserve for allies". Putin's foreign affairs adviser Yuri Ushakov threw cold water on the prospect of Putin accepting Trump's invitation to visit the White ...

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  • President Trump's star destroyed on Hollywood Walk of Fame
President Trump's star destroyed on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Police told CBS Los Angeles that whoever damaged the star apparently also called it in to authorities. James Lambert Otis took a sledgehammer to the star in October 2016, when Trump was a presidential candidate. A representative for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce did not immediately respond to EW's request for comment. Walk of Fame star...

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  • Rate decision a test for Turkey’s central bank
Rate decision a test for Turkey’s central bank

Since his appointment, Albayrak has sought to reassure markets and present himself as trustworthy on the economy, insisting the central bank's independent status would not be "a subject of speculation". In a research note released on July 20, Capital Economics concluded that a failure by the central bank to hike policy rates at its upcoming MPC m...

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  • 'No evidence to support' ISIS claim of responsibility for Danforth shooting: Saunders
'No evidence to support' ISIS claim of responsibility for Danforth shooting: Saunders

The Greektown shooting comes about three months after the city was shaken by the deaths of 10 people , majority women, killed by a man with an apparent grudge against women who drove into them on a busy street in Toronto's north end. And I definitely never saw this coming. "Maybe even sitting farther back in the restaurant". "Anthony Parise, w...

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  • Donald Trump to postpone second Putin meeting until 'witch hunt' is over
Donald Trump to postpone second Putin meeting until 'witch hunt' is over

Bob Menendez, D-N.J. Menendez said that Pompeo, a former Republican congressman from Kansas, would have been so angry that he would have had to have been peeled off the ceiling of the Capitol if President Barack Obama had said and done some of the same things as Trump .

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  • Turkish court rules that United States pastor move from jail to house arrest
Turkish court rules that United States pastor move from jail to house arrest

It was not clear when he would be transferred, but his lawyer Ismail Cem Halavurt confirmed to CBS News that the decision was made to move Brunson to house arrest. The Turkish lira TRYTOM=D3 strengthened to 4.8325 against the dollar from 4.8599 before the report. It was the third time his release had been refused this year.

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  • Stillborn baby found in toilet of AirAsia flight, mother held
Stillborn baby found in toilet of AirAsia flight, mother held

The infant's corpse was abandoned in one of the plane's bathrooms as it was preparing for the descent to New Delhi from Imphal , India Today reported. AirAsia India plane (file pic). The infant was found with toilet paper in its mouth, according to local reports . DCP Bhatia said that a preliminary probe suggests that the baby was deliv...

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  • N. Korea still making nuclear material: Pompeo
N. Korea still making nuclear material: Pompeo

Pompeo said again that they are committed to de-nuclearization. It could also endanger the decades-long USA military alliance with South Korea , and may undermine the justification for the US troops based on the peninsula. "Two great nuclear powers should not have a contentious relationship", he said. After Pompeo visited Pyongyang in June for t...

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  • Khan seen winning Pakistan vote marred by rigging allegations
Khan seen winning Pakistan vote marred by rigging allegations

Bhutto - son of slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto - and his PPP could be called upon to form a coalition with any victor. The PPP was leading in races for 42 seats. "I would have accepted people's mandate no matter what it was, but we reject this result". The victor will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants whose latest attack ...

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  • Pakistan election results delayed as Khan leads, opponents cry foul
Pakistan election results delayed as Khan leads, opponents cry foul

The most populous province of Punjab - which has 141 out of the 272 directly elected seats in the National Assembly - is a key battleground, analysts have said . The ECP was also criticised for deploying the Army both inside and outside of polling stations. Under Pakistani law, separate seats are reserved for women and for non-Muslim minorities, w...

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  • Brock Turner Appeals Rape Conviction With Argument He Only Wanted 'Outercourse'
Brock Turner Appeals Rape Conviction With Argument He Only Wanted 'Outercourse'

When Turner was found on top of the woman, who was also unconscious and half-naked, he was fully clothed and did not have his genitals exposed. Brock Turner's lawyer is set to appear in court today to appeal the former Stanford University swimmer's 2016 sexual assault conviction, which resulted in a few-month jail stay and the ouster of the j...

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  • Trump administration hopes to achieve North Korea's denuclearization by the end
Trump administration hopes to achieve North Korea's denuclearization by the end

Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "We have seen only a vague agreement of promises to make more promises - but with weaker commitments than North Korea has previously made", he said . Corker called Kim one of the world's most "ruthless dictators, and yet Trump has called him "very talented" and...

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  • Two explosions outside United States embassy in Beijing
Two explosions outside United States embassy in Beijing

Another person said a woman was taken away by police after spraying gasoline on herself outside the US Embassy at around 11 a.m., according to The Global Times . A USA embassy spokesman said the explosion happened around 1pm local time in the "public space off the southeast corner of the embassy compound". A person who works near the embassy s...

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  • Donald Trump 'deal' with European Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker averts trade war
Donald Trump 'deal' with European Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker averts trade war

The affected countries have in turn targeted USA agricultural products, including soybeans, dairy, meat, produce and liquor. The third prong of the plan is to help farm groups develop new export markets. Sen. Pat Toomey , R-Pa., said the Agriculture Department was "trying to put a Band-aid on a self-inflicted wound". "We're already hearing com...

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  • Family of slain Australian woman sues Minneapolis police over shooting
Family of slain Australian woman sues Minneapolis police over shooting

The fatal July 2017 shooting of 40-year-old life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond sparked worldwide outrage amid a wave of USA police shootings that fueled a debate over the use of force by law enforcement. "That's unheard of", he said. The lawsuit alleges Noor and his partner, Matthew Harrity , were unqualified, improperly trained, conspired to keep...

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  • Philippines' Duterte to pursue
Philippines' Duterte to pursue "relentless and chilling" war on drugs

He stressed that the government's war on drugs will be implacable, it will not be left aside and instead it will be like the day it began. "If you think that I can be dissuaded from continuing this fight because of demonstrations, your protests, which are by the way misdirected, then you got it all wrong", stated Duterte.

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  • ISIS attacks kill about 100 in southwest Syria amid government offensive
ISIS attacks kill about 100 in southwest Syria amid government offensive

This is one of the biggest ISIS attacks in months . Some 96 people were killed and 176 wounded in total, the head of the Sweida health authority told the pro-Damascus Sham FM radio. IS has been largely defeated in Syria and Iraq, but still has pockets of territory in eastern and southern Syria. More than 350,000 people have been killed and mill...

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  • GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein
GOP lawmakers introduce articles of impeachment against Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

It's time to find a new Deputy Attorney General who is serious about accountability and transparency. The House is not expected to vote immediately on the resolution. "The DOJ has continued to hide information from Congress and repeatedly obstructed oversight - even defying multiple Congressional subpoenas", Meadows said in a tweet announcing t...

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  • Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto
Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly shooting in Toronto

Police said the gunman was Faisal Hussain of Toronto . However, Hussain, 29, struggled with severe mental illness, battled depression and psychosis, his parents, Farooq and Fakhara Hussain, wrote in a statement Monday evening. An adult woman was killed and 13 others were wounded in the shooting, which was carried out with a handgun. "He also...

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  • Prosecutors have at least 12 recordings by Trump lawyer Cohen
Prosecutors have at least 12 recordings by Trump lawyer Cohen

Is this a first, never heard of it before? Davis spoke to George Stephanopoulos early Wednesday about his client's secret recording of the president, which was aired on CNN Tuesday night. Davis told Cuomo that he wanted the public to hear Trump say that he wanted to pay in cash, in contrast to statements from the president's lawyer Rudy Gi...

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