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Donald Trump security clearance row intensifies

On Friday, Trump doubled down, saying he would likely remove the security clearance of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr , who has been targeted by Trump s...


Provincial state of emergency declared over B.C. wildfires

RCMP employees, specialized services and equipment are being sent out to assist RCMP departments located in communities affected by the current wildfire situati...


Pompeo announces new U.S. push to create "major changes" in Iran's behavior

The Trump administration's new special representative for Iran says his team will focus most of its work on changing Tehran's behavior on issues of nuclear weap...


Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

Vajpayee , 93, passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday evening after a prolonged illness. A onetime journalist, Mr Vajp...


USA threatens ‘second wave’ of Turkey sanctions over detained pastor

Brunson, an Evangelical pastor residing in the coastal province of Izmir, is standing trial in Turkey over terrorism charges. The case of Andrew Brunson, an e...


United States abuse builds pressure for church accountability

The Vatican chose to wait two days to react to the 1,356-page report , which alleged that 301 "predator priests" abused more than 1,000 children in six of th...


Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

On the Women for Trump tour, including Omarosa , we formed a sisterhood bond that is unlike any I have experienced in my life. "Trust me, I'd love to [talk...


Five injured in shooting at Walmart in Pennsylvania

The officers, suspect and female passenger were in stable condition, he said. "They ditched the gun and it was recovered by police at Cheltenham and Mount Pleas...


Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Ohr works in the Justice Department's criminal division, and was in contact with former British spy Christopher Steele, who compiled a dossier of allegations of...


Paul Manafort trial’s jury starts second day of deliberations

On Friday, Trump issued a fresh defense of Manafort and called him a "very good person". Defense attorneys for Paul Manafort said jury deliberations seem ...


Plane crash lands, engine tears off in Manila

The aircraft, carrying 157 passengers and eight crew, landed on its second attempt before skidding onto the grass, Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines s...


Trump brushes off McRaven jabs after yanking ex-CIA chief's clearance

All of them have either sharply criticized Trump or are in the crosshairs of the president's congressional allies as they seek to cast doubt on the special coun...


Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.

Militarily, the report said the People's Liberation Army ( PLA ) has been developing capabilities in "overwater bomber operating areas" and is "gaining experi...


US blacklists Russian, Chinese firms for violating N Korea’s sanctions

The U.S. Treasury accused China's Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics Trading Co., along with its Singapore-based affiliate, SINSMS Ltd., of falsifying...


Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

He interacted with the media on the other side and expressed that he was there as a messenger and wants to share Imran's joy "with a message of love". Khan's Pa...


40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: new Red Cross toll

The Western-backed alliance of Sunni Muslim Arab states intervened in Yemen's war in 2015 to restore the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi who was ...


Trump's military parade could cost more than $90 million

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was unclear exactly what caused the postponement but the increased cost of the event had caused conce...


B.C. declares state of emergency as 566 wildfires burn across province

Wildfire Service. There are 566 wildfires burning in the province, with almost 29 evacuation orders forcing 3,050 people from their homes. "Taking this step w...


Afghanistan: Gunmen attack spy training center in Kabul

Elsewhere in Afghanistan , four policemen were killed and four were seriously wounded late Wednesday when they tried to defuse a auto bomb they found in souther...


Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s legacy shapes how India is run today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the AIIMS on the evening of August 15 to enquire about the condition of Vajpayee. "We pray to the God to make him heal...


Brennan blasts Trump's no collusion claims as 'hogwash'

Brennan says he hasn't been contacted by anyone in the government informing him of the decision and learned about the news on television. And these people led i...


Man kills pregnant wife, two daughters

I just feel so alone in this house right now. She says the company is heartbroken and is supporting investigators. "I just want them to come back". In the w...


Supporters Raise Nearly $200,000 For Fired FBI Agent Peter Strzok

The account completely fooled Fox News online columnist and former Federal Bureau of Investigation official Chris Swecker, who wrote in a column quoted by the...


Canada's diplomatic talks with Saudi Arabia ongoing, but no resolution yet

The standing committee formed by the government officials in Saudi Arabia has warned that the unauthorized virtual currencies are illegal inside the kingdom of...


Taliban capture northern Afghan base, kill at least 14 soldiers: Officials - International

Although the Taliban has always been active in Ghazni province, the attack on the city came as a shock, in part because it utilized massive force , reportedl...


USA newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

Last week, The Boston Globe put out a call to action inviting newspapers across the country to join them in publishing editorials to defend journalists agai...


Brennan responds to Trump: My principles are worth more than your clearance

Seems like you will never understand what it means to be president, nor what it takes to be a good, decent and honest person. " Russia , if you're listening, ...


Kim Jong-nam murder: 'Enough evidence' for women to go on trial

Earlier in the court, Aisyah's lawyer Gooi Soon Seng had criticized his counterparts for only presenting security footage in edited parts during the trial. But ...


Bank official recalls red flags on Manafort loan application

The defense attorneys' decision means that the closely watched case is expected to go to the 12-person jury late Wednesday, after prosecutors and Manafort's ...


Australian archbishop avoids prison after concealing child abuse

His lawyer Ian Temby QC told the court Wilson planned to lodge an appeal against his conviction on Tuesday but would not be applying for bail. Former Austral...


Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

Sen. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland said of Trump, "Leaders behave like this in dictatorships, not democracies". "I do believe that Mr. Trump made a decision to...


Korean President Pledges 'Bold Step' with N. Korea's Kim in Ending War

The September meeting will mark the third time the two sides have meet since President Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un back in June of this year. But Nort...


Russia Says U.S. Demand For Chemical Inspectors 'Hypocritical'

On Friday, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Russian Federation would regard any US move to curb the activities of its banks as a "declaration of economic war...


Appointed Judge Becomes Fourth to Uphold Mueller's Authority to Prosecute Russia Investigation

A federal judge upheld the constitutionality of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's appointment on Monday , finding Acting Attorney General Rod J. Friedric...


Trump signs $717bn annual defence policy bill into law

The NDAA also prohibits the use of the funds to reduce US forces stationed in South Korea to below 22-thousand, unless the secretary of defense certifies that t...


GBP/USD Price Forecast - British pound turns around and US session

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Steadies as Geopolitical Storm CalmsFollowing a busy week for the Pound US Dollar ( GBP/USD ) exchange rate, the pairing is trading in a ...


Iraq PM defends stance on USA sanctions against Iran

We consider them a strategic mistake and incorrect, but we will abide by them to protect the interests of our people", he stated. The Turkey visit, beginning ...


Modi to insure half a billion Indians as elections draw near

In his radio address "Mann Ki Baat" before last Independence Day , Modi said he had received letters from people complaining that his Independence Day speeches...


President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

Brennan tweeted: "My principles are worth far more than clearances". Trump said last month that he was considering revoking the security clearances of sev...


Kerala battles heavy rain, flood; 33 dams open

So far 33 dams, including Idukki-Cheruthoni dam, have been opened in the state. The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), which chose to suspend the ar...


Did Donald Trump use the N-word?

Manigault Newman's celebrity grew after her role on the first season of Trump's reality show " The Apprentice ". "Her tell-all mea culpa won't win her any bro...


Trump signs defense spending bill

When Trump was running for president, the senator criticized him for attacking Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen soldier. Mr Trump signed the law at the US...


Harry Uzoka's Killers found Guilty of Murder

Mr Uzoka, 25, who was armed with a dumbbell bar, died in the street outside his Shepherd's Bush home. Koh, 24, had denied murder, saying he was carrying two k...


'At least 100 security forces killed' in fight for Afghan city

Fatima said they spent two days in the city amid ongoing clashes and had neither water nor electricity. He said the insurgents were holed up in residential ar...


At least 48 killed in blast at Afghan education centre

The Kabul bombing also followed a fierce five-day Taliban siege on the large eastern city of Ghazni that killed at least 120 security forces and civilians bef...


British Columbia wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisories in Alberta

A push of marine air into the Puget Sound area on Wednesday evening and into Thursday is expected to clear out some of the smoky haze from wildfires to the no...


Nebraska Executes Inmate With Drug Cocktail Including Fentanyl

Tuesday's execution marked the first time Nebraska executed an inmate using lethal injection - its last execution, in 1997, used an electric chair. The gove...


Uproar as politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban

The plebiscite would allow people to decide whether they want wholesale non-English speaking immigrants from the third world, he said . 'The final solution ...


Manned space mission by 2022: PM Modi during Independence Day speech

The mission will see the Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) send a crew of three into a low earth orbit for five to seven days, NDTV reports. The prime...


Paul Manafort’s Defense Rests Without Calling a Witness or Presenting a Case

The judge, T.S. Ellis III, rejected a bid by the defence to dismiss the 18 charges Manafort faces in Federal Court. Manafort's lawyers asked the judge to toss o...