• Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'
Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke to Mr Morrison yesterday afternoon. As such, Morrison and his backers rallied their colleagues to vote for him over Bishop in the first round. Bishop did not say whether she planned to stand in the next federal election in May 2019. However, on Tuesday last week, after Dutton was unsuccessful in taking leadersh...

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  • Indicted Republican Throws His Wife Under The Bus Over Campaign Finance Fraud
Indicted Republican Throws His Wife Under The Bus Over Campaign Finance Fraud

Prosecutors said they did not object to the relatively low bond amount, noting that the couple have few assets and are living "paycheck to paycheck". While the blistering 47-page indictment , filed Tuesday, has bolstered Democrats' hopes of ousting Hunter , California's 50th Congressional District has always been a deep-red holdout in a staun...

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  • Scott Morrison calls Donald Trump on first full day as Australia PM
Scott Morrison calls Donald Trump on first full day as Australia PM

His departure from politics would spark a by-election for his Sydney seat, threatening the government's one-seat parliamentary majority. "Congratulations to new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison ", Mr Trump , who flew to OH on Air Force One on Friday, wrote.

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  • South Africa's Land Reform Is Different From Zimbabwe's
South Africa's Land Reform Is Different From Zimbabwe's

In July, South Africa announced that it would move forward with plans in parliament for a possible constitutional amendment to recover land from white farmers without compensation, BBC reported . Farm seizures, as described in the Fox report , are not ongoing in South Africa. Stremlau said the controversy caused by Trump's tweet was not...

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  • Mollie Tibbetts Was Facebook Friends With Her Accused Killer's Girlfriend
Mollie Tibbetts Was Facebook Friends With Her Accused Killer's Girlfriend

Trump has claimed that people living in the US illegally often commit crimes, and has prioritized cracking down on illegal immigration. Inside Edition went to the Iowa cornfield where her body was believed to have been found. "We need our immigration laws changed", Trump said. "I won't even tell you how old this child was". Mollie Tibbetts ...

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  • Trump phones to congratulate Scott Morrison
Trump phones to congratulate Scott Morrison

Morrison - an evangelical Christian known as "ScoMo" - replaced a man who became the latest in a long line of leaders knifed in the back by ambitious colleagues. Given that the government has a one-seat majority, his political retirement would trigger a special election in his Sydney district that could imperil the government.

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  • Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018
Bolton says warned Russian envoy against election meddling in 2018

Putin and Trump have spoken extensively about modernizing their separate nuclear arsenals, but the Trump administration has not indicated a position on the treaty limits. Bolton added that "the point was that perhaps joint US-Russian efforts might be sufficient". Moscow looks set in its ways and Washington remains " very much interventionist ",...

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  • Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call
Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Foreign Office where he was briefed on the country's policy toward countries such as Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan , India, Iran and the US. "It has been decided that all the top government officials, including the president, prime minister, chief justice, senate chairman, speaker national assembly and th...

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  • Jailed aid worker temporarily freed in Iran
Jailed aid worker temporarily freed in Iran

She was pictured with her daughter on Thursday, having been given temporary release from prison. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation - the media organization's philanthropic arm - was arrested at Tehran airport in April 2016.

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  • Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic
Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic

She said the holdout appeared to be willing to convict only for 2012 because there was a piece of evidence with Manafort's name on it. Duncan also described the room in which the jurors, some of them emotional, deliberated Manafort's case: "Crazily enough, there were even tears," Duncan said.

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  • Megyn Kelly's audience boos Michael Cohen's lawyer when he asks for donations
Megyn Kelly's audience boos Michael Cohen's lawyer when he asks for donations

If the money given to the women was created to shield him from embarrassment during his run for office, which would make it a campaign expense, the payoffs wouldn't necessarily have been improper if the funds came directly from Trump and were reported in required filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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  • China Must Not Relax Pressure on N.Korea
China Must Not Relax Pressure on N.Korea

He believed North Korea had taken "specific steps" toward denuclearization, despite widespread doubts about Kim's willingness to abandon his arsenal. The South Korean government responded positively to Trump's interview on Tuesday. However, several members of the US negotiating team, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said they had seen no p...

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  • What we know about Don McGahn's cooperation with the Mueller probe
What we know about Don McGahn's cooperation with the Mueller probe

Mr. Trump once again denied the suggestion that his campaign colluded with the Russian government in the 2016 election, calling it a "made up phony crime". TheTimes reported that McGahn and his lawyer were surprised by Trump's decision to allow him to talk with the special counsel and anxious it was a trick created to set up McGahn to take the bl...

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  • Spokane air quality reaches
Spokane air quality reaches "hazardous" conditions

Environment Canada warned that some of the particulate matter is small enough to "easily penetrate indoors" and said infants and seniors were among the people most likely to feel respiratory symptoms. Two women's college soccer matches scheduled at Gonzaga University in Spokane and Eastern Washington University in Cheney were canceled Sunday becaus...

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  • U.S. special counsel recommends six months in prison for Papadopoulos
U.S. special counsel recommends six months in prison for Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about Russian contacts during the campaign, in which he served on a volunteer national security advisory panel and tried for months, unsuccessfully, to arrange a meeting between campaign aides and Russian officials.

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  • Jury begins 3rd day of deliberations in Manafort fraud trial
Jury begins 3rd day of deliberations in Manafort fraud trial

He said some of the sealed material involved "the court's administration of the jury in this case" and would be unsealed when the trial ends. U.S. " He happens to be a very good person ", Trump said. Here's the thing: This Manafort trial - as Trump likes to remind anyone who asks - has zero to do with the time he spent as the head of Trump'...

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  • Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'
Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested Over Her Tell-All New Book 'Unhinged'

Lara Trump , married to Eric Trump , can be heard on the tape saying: "It sounds a little like, obviously, that there are some things you've got in the back pocket to pull out. One of the most interesting things to come out of Omarosa's allegations are her observations about Melania. The president's campaign filed arbitration , claiming she...

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  • White House counsel cooperated extensively with Mueller's investigators
White House counsel cooperated extensively with Mueller's investigators

The story, by Michael Schmidt and Maggie Haberman , said McGahn has provided the Mueller investigation with "detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Trump obstructed justice". Trump has made several moves which could be seen as trying to control or limit the investigation into Russian interference ...

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  • Brennan Considering Legal Action Over Clearance Revocation
Brennan Considering Legal Action Over Clearance Revocation

Ohr is still in the Justice Department, and was reportedly meeting with Christopher Steele, the British spy who complied the famous "dossier" on Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation. He called Brennan "one of the finest public servants I have ever known" and a man of "unparalleled integrity". White House officials will nearly certainly av...

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  • Omarosa might have as many as 200 secret recordings
Omarosa might have as many as 200 secret recordings

Clearly, if you come on board the campaign, like, we can't have-we've got to"-Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Oh, god, no". But according to a new report , Manigault Newman's treasure trove of damaging materials on the Trump administration is not limited to secret recordings.

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  • Pakistani-born Mehreen Faruqi becomes Australias first female Muslim senator
Pakistani-born Mehreen Faruqi becomes Australias first female Muslim senator

His choice of the phrase " final solution " - used by Nazi high command during the Holocaust as a euphemism for the mass extermination of Jews - provoked instant and widespread condemnation, reports The Sydney Morning Herald . First elected in 1996 as a lower house member, Senator Hanson sparked a similar outcry when she used her own maiden spe...

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  • Missing Frederick woman, daughters dead; husband detained, source says
Missing Frederick woman, daughters dead; husband detained, source says

The CBI issued a missing-endangered alert for the three on Tuesday. The Frederick Police Department, the CBI and the Federal Bureau of Investigation canvassed the area and on Wednesday night, arrested 33-year-old Christopher Watts . "I just want them back", he said. While the FBI and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation conducted their search ...

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  • Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday
Defense rests in Paul Manafort trial; closing arguments Wednesday

Manafort , 69, faces the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison if he is convicted on numerous 18 charges of lying on tax forms and loan applications in the case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and related matters.

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  • Vehicle Injures 3 People in Suspected London Terror Attack, Suspect in Custody
Vehicle Injures 3 People in Suspected London Terror Attack, Suspect in Custody

The one significant weak spot was the main vehicle gates - as became apparent in March 2017's one-man attack. The incident resulted in the closure of the Westminster Tube station and police remained on the scene to help with the investigation.

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  • Donald Trump Mocks 'Fake News Media' as ‘Opposition Party’
Donald Trump Mocks 'Fake News Media' as ‘Opposition Party’

In a campaign launched by The Boston Globe , more than 200 US papers printed editorials defending the free press Thursday, rebuking the president for repeatedly labelling them "the enemy of the people ". "Today, every senator upheld that oath by sending a message that we support the First Amendment, and we support the freedom of the press in ...

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  • Containment grows for California wildfire
Containment grows for California wildfire

Near the Northern California city of Redding, the year's deadliest fire was almost half-surrounded and was burning into remote and rugged forest land. A total of 119 homes and 110 other buildings have been destroyed by the Mendocino Complex Fire, and another 9,2000 structures remain threatened by a blaze that could soon equal the size of Los Angele...

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  • Wildfire smoke brings regional health warning — QUALITY ALERT
Wildfire smoke brings regional health warning — QUALITY ALERT

The past 24 hours had the worst air quality on record in Western Washington, according to UW's Cliff Mass . Staying indoors with air filtration is recommended. High temperatures will drop into the upper 70s and low 80s. On Friday, for example, a magenta frowning face warned about hazardous conditions in Eagle Point, where the Air Quality Ind...

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  • White House wants to strip security clearances from former officials
White House wants to strip security clearances from former officials

The White House on Monday said it was considering taking away the security clearances for six former intelligence and law-enforcement officials, including the Obama-era director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan , and the onetime head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation fired by President Donald Trump , James Comey .

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  • Charlottesville mayor: Trump
Charlottesville mayor: Trump "bringing to light" hate in America

This time previous year, the U.S. was rocked by a white nationalist rally in Charlottesburg, Virginia which resulted in the death of protester Heather Heyer . The violence culminated when a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a woman named Heather Heyer and injuring 19. "A white female dressed in a white tank top...

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  • USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to pull out of Iran nuclear deal
USA ambassador urges United Kingdom to pull out of Iran nuclear deal

Britain remained open to talks with the United States on how to address concerns about Iran . "Together, we can help bring about the peace and prosperity in Iran that the whole world wants to see". "When we were inking the nuclear deal, we stopped production of 20% fuel and deposited the excessive fuel in Russian Federation in almost 10 batches"...

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  • Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures
Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures

The event was help to recognize the signing of a bill named in honor of Sen. The ban is part of a $716 billion defense policy bill newly signed by President Trump . The report is expected to include an assessment of Turkey's participation in the F-35 program as well as the risks that would be posed by the country's purchase of the Russian S-...

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  • We may have just discovered the ultimate dream job for cat-lovers
We may have just discovered the ultimate dream job for cat-lovers

God's Little People Cat Rescue , based in a "secluded nature preserved area" on the Greek island "paradise" of Syros, is looking for someone to look after 55 cats for while the sanctuary's owner, Joan Bowell, is away. For more information on how to apply, visit God's Little People Cat Rescue's page. Although the job posting has gone viral and...

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  • Russian Embassy refutes allegations about Moscow's influence on Charlottesville protests
Russian Embassy refutes allegations about Moscow's influence on Charlottesville protests

Handguns, however, will not be banned, because of state and federal gun rights law, officials said . Referring to the deaths last year of 32-year-old Heather Heyer and two police officers killed in a helicopter crash the same day, Northam said, "Virginia continues to mourn the three Virginians who lost their lives in the course of the demons...

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  • Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest
Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

The coalition government, led by the Social Democratic Party (PSD), has in the last few years approved a series of controversial measures that critics claim complicate the fight against corruption and have led to a series of mass demonstrations.

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  • Omarosa: 'I Was Complicit With This White House Deceiving This Nation'
Omarosa: 'I Was Complicit With This White House Deceiving This Nation'

NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday aired Omarosa Manigault Newman's recording of her firing by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly in December, and she said that she considers what Kelly said a "threat". Her book, and the account it provides of a President who stokes racial tensions for political purposes, comes about one-year after the ...

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  • Famed Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Loves The Space Force
Famed Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Loves The Space Force

In addition to angry comments denouncing the very idea and several attempts at memes, the responses contained alternate proposals for a Space Force logo - including the Federation symbol from Star Trek and the Galactic Empire logo from Star Wars.

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  • Erdogan warns Trump Ankara may seek ‘new friends’
Erdogan warns Trump Ankara may seek ‘new friends’

Turkey has detained Mr Brunson for almost two years, accusing him of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party and the Gulenist movement, which Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. The nominally independent central bank has defied pressure over the last few weeks to hike interest rates in the face of high inflation and the collapsing curren...

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  • Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge
Zimbabwe opposition file presidential poll challenge

In his application court challenge, Chamisa cited Mnangagwa as the first respondent, ZEC, and all other 22 presidential contestants as respondents as well. He said they had a "secret weapon" to unleash through their petition should things go a different direction. The foreign affairs ministry on Tuesday said the inauguration was scheduled to take...

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  • Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races
Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

In the aftermath, Whitmer communications director Zack Pohl shared his frustration with a pre-election narrative that, he argued, understated his candidate's progressive record and offered simplistic assumptions about where the Democratic energy resides.

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  • North Korea Says US
North Korea Says US "Throwing Water" Over Confidence-Building Efforts

The foreign ministry in Pyongyang accused the United States of following an "outdated acting script" and demanded more concessions before offering any in return. summit on June 12, but the two sides have still failed to decide any timeline for Pyongyang to give up its existing nukes. "The U.S. should, even at this belated time, respond to our hon...

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  • Israel pounds Gaza, killing a pregnant woman and her child
Israel pounds Gaza, killing a pregnant woman and her child

The former prime minister says that he has previously explored ways to remove Hamas from power in Gaza , but his proposal, which apparently included an Israeli reconquest of the Strip, was rejected by the PA and Arab states. Following May's rocket attacks, Israel and Gaza reached an uneasy cease-fire mediated by Egypt, though rocket launches and...

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  • British PM May, others flay Boris Johnson for ‘Islamophobic’ remarks
British PM May, others flay Boris Johnson for ‘Islamophobic’ remarks

It is, however, a nefarious component of a trendy gateway theology for religious extremism and militant Islam. The independent panel will decide whether to refer Mr Johnson to the party's board. "It's very clear that the language Boris Johnson used to describe people's appearance, has caused offence". "If you say that it is weird and bullying...

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  • Manafort's former tax accountant fired by firm after testimony
Manafort's former tax accountant fired by firm after testimony

In testimony Tuesday, Gates laid responsibility squarely at Manafort's feet for a series of crimes, saying the two had committed crimes together by stashing money in foreign bank accounts and falsifying bank loan documents. Manafort's political work included advising Viktor Yanukovich on policy after he won the Ukrainian presidency, Gates said. I...

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  • Exorcism boy missing after New Mexico police raid 'extremists'
Exorcism boy missing after New Mexico police raid 'extremists'

Clayton County Police have been searching for the toddler and 39-year-old Siraj Wahhaj since December 2017. The SUV contained seven children - but none of the children was listed with Abdul's date of birth. The sheriff's office said both men initially refused to follow verbal orders, and Wahhaj was "heavily armed with an AR15 rifle, five loaded 3...

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  • Star witness Rick Gates resumes testimony at Manafort fraud trial
Star witness Rick Gates resumes testimony at Manafort fraud trial

Ellis said he doesn't see how the travel testimony "amounts to a hill of beans" in the prosecution of Manafort, who is charged with bank fraud, tax evasion and failure to report foreign bank accounts. On Monday, Prosecutors quickly got to the heart of the case. Gates told jurors that he helped establish the offshore accounts for Manafort, and...

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  • Don Lemon fires back against 'nasty, hateful' Trump attack
Don Lemon fires back against 'nasty, hateful' Trump attack

National Basketball Association star LeBron James won praise on Monday from an OH school district for his support of disadvantaged children in his hometown of Akron, after U.S. " Most of America, anyway, not all of America". "Not all of America". Melania Trump made headlines when her spokeswoman issued a statement Saturday that said James appe...

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  • Community Members Call For Brooklyn Nail Salon To Close Following Brawl
Community Members Call For Brooklyn Nail Salon To Close Following Brawl

The video shows a portion of the brawl at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Ave, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn . That same night, a woman named Mercy Maduka posted video footage of the fight on Facebook . Since the fight, hundreds of negative reviews, often referencing the incident, have been left on the salon's Yelp page. That's when the ...

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  • #JustIn: Kaliagnar M. Karunanidhi Passes Away At 94
#JustIn: Kaliagnar M. Karunanidhi Passes Away At 94

He was being treated for age-related illnesses in Chennai (formerly Madras) in southern India's Tamil Nadu state. Karunanidhi passes away at 94: Supporters and DMK cadres following the death of DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday evening turned violent over the issue of Karunanidhi's resting place.

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  • Raging Mendocino Complex fire becomes largest in California history (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Raging Mendocino Complex fire becomes largest in California history (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Emily Carlin, spokeswoman for Rep. Jeff Denham, a California Republican and almond farmer who is one of the most vocal in the calls for more water for farms, said Monday she didn't know of her boss raising any argument about scanty water for firefighting.

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  • Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack
Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack

Riyadh on Sunday recalled its ambassador from Canada and gave the Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia 24 hours to leave. "We are always going to speak up for human rights, we are always going to speak up for women's rights and that is not going to change", Freeland said .

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