• In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, USA raps Qatar on terror funds
In stern rebuke of Mideast ally, USA raps Qatar on terror funds

It will, therefore, be the beginning of the end to terrorism. As well as other measures, the Arab countries have ordered Qatari citizens out within 14 days. Tillerson , tapped by the White House to mediate the Arab diplomatic crisis, said the emir of Qatar has taken steps to cut back on terrorism financing and has been banishing extremists.

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  • Disgraced Journalist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Bomb Jewish Centers
Disgraced Journalist Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Bomb Jewish Centers

Castel on September 15, 2017. To view the full article, register now. "For this, I deeply apologize and plead guilty", said the Vasser University graduate. "As he admitted today in pleading guilty, Thompson made these threats as part of a cruel campaign to cyberstalk a victim with whom he previously had a relationship", Acting U.S.

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  • US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation
US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation "detestable lie"

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has given testimony in a public Senate hearing on alleged Russian interference in last year's election. "I recused myself that day", Sessions said of the day after he was confirmed. Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February...

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  • Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Sartaj expressed the hope that Pakistan enjoyed multi-dimensional ties with SCO countries and after becoming its full member, the opportunities in the realm of multilateral cooperation, land and connectivity and trade activities would get a spur.

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  • Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court
Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

That is not a crime and nothing in case law says that police officers must start from the lowest use of force option, especially when a gun is at play. He said it was reasonable to deduce that Castile had smoked marijuana the day of the shooting because THC, the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, was found in his blood.

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  • Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link
Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russian Federation link

Sessions also cited Justice Department "longstanding policy" in explaining why he would not answer questions. The attorney general has recused himself from the Russia investigation - a decision he sought to cast on Tuesday as resulting from his role on the Trump campaign, rather than because of any inappropriate interaction with Russian official...

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  • AG Sessions to testify before Senate Tuesday
AG Sessions to testify before Senate Tuesday

The hearing will give members of the committee a pivotal opportunity to definitively pin down the attorney general , who was a key Trump campaign surrogate, on matters relating to both his role in the campaign's communications with Russian officials and, later, the investigation into it.

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  • 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia
2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

They were armed with the officers' weapons and are considered extremely unsafe. He urged anyone who sees the men to immediately call 9-1-1 and to keep a distance. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal stated. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal said the officers' co...

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  • Jeff Sessions denies 'scurrilous and false allegations' before US Senate committee
Jeff Sessions denies 'scurrilous and false allegations' before US Senate committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping denial of any personal involvement in Russian interference in last year's presidential campaign on Tuesday, calling accusations that he even discussed such an effort with officials from that country an " appalling and detestable lie ".

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  • Vladimir Putin Says the U.S
Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

Putin , a former KGB agent, has been painted as the puppet master behind the challenge on November's voting. I longed for one of the incredulous reactions 60 Minutes correspondents like Mike Wallace and Ed Bradley were famous for when an interview source told a whopper, saying "come on" with a look that told the viewer they weren't buying what ...

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  • Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards
Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

Teresa Slade , a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, said there were 27 other inmates on the bus when those two inmates overpowered the guards. The corrections officers killed have been identified as 42-year-old Christopher Monica and 58-year-old Curtis Billue.

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  • Egypt committee approves deal on islands' transfer to Saudis
Egypt committee approves deal on islands' transfer to Saudis

Egyptian authorities are tightening internet censorship at home as President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi seeks investment overseas, in what could be an attempt to tamp down dissent over an agreement to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.

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  • Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defence chief warns
Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defence chief warns

Mattis can also end the current cap on Afghanistan troop levels. "None", declared Sen. Dick Durbin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, at a hearing last week. The U.S. -backed Afghan government has been fighting Taliban insurgents since then. Officials were investigating whether they were killed by friendl...

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  • America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes
America's missile-defense system is shooting down North Korea's twisted hopes

Video released Wednesday by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency shows both launches and the impact. "The US Defense Department conducted the missile defense system test as North Korea continued the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland", reported Global Security .

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  • May, Macron target extreme material online
May, Macron target extreme material online

French President Emmanuel Macron says "the door remains open" for Britain to change its mind about Brexit , after talks with Theresa May in Paris . She was greeted by Macron in the Elysee courtyard and met with the president's wife, Brigitte Macron, in the palace's vestibule before a joint working dinner.

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  • Over Foreign Payments to Trump Hotels, Two US Attorney Generals to Sue
Over Foreign Payments to Trump Hotels, Two US Attorney Generals to Sue

Brian E. Frosh , the Maryland attorney general , and Karl Racine , the attorney general for the District of Columbia, said that they are seeking to obtain the president's tax returns. " Never before has a President acted with such disregard for this constitutional prescription ." it says. Racine and Frosh want a judge to say that Trump ...

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  • Panama's Business Chiefs Hope for Big Return From New Ties to Beijing
Panama's Business Chiefs Hope for Big Return From New Ties to Beijing

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao meets with Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, Panama's vice president and foreign minister, in Beijing, capital of China, June 13, 2017. Taiwan reacted furiously to the latest move. Beijing has tightened the squeeze on Taiwan since the election previous year of President Tsai Ing-wen and her pro-independence Democr...

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  • North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month
North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month

The launch was confirmed Friday by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which boasted about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervising the test. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launch came from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan, and that the projectiles likely flew about 200 kilometer...

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  • Donald Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'
Donald Trump Outlines Infrastructure Plan: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

In speaking about prospective infrastructure plans, Trump stressed the importance of utilizing American labor and resources in moving forward with these potential projects. "Nineteen thousand people will have no plans", he said. "We are here to talk about rebuilding our nation's infrastructure. I'm calling on all Democrats, who have really been...

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  • Iran Says it Can Prove the USA and ISIS Are Allies
Iran Says it Can Prove the USA and ISIS Are Allies

The pragmatist president championed a nuclear deal with the United States and five other powers in 2015 that led to the lifting of most sanctions against Iran, in return for curbs on its nuclear programme. "After two of them disembarked, the others went to the center of Tehran and got out of the vehicle to carry out the Majlis operation", the pol...

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