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Mueller lists 35 potential witnesses in trial of Trump's ex-campaign manager

Mueller lists 35 potential witnesses in trial of Trump's ex-campaign manager

Mueller is fighting Manafort's request for the court to exclude more than 50 trial exhibits that relate to his political consulting work in Ukraine between 2005 and 2014. The trial is expected to drag...

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Iran currency extends record fall as U.S. sanctions loom

Iran currency extends record fall as U.S. sanctions loom

The Iranian rial plunged to a record low against the US dollar on the unofficial market on Saturday. The Iranian currency was 70 to a dollar during the 1979 Islamic revolution and has steadily lost ...

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Is Imran Khan up to the prime minister's job?

Is Imran Khan up to the prime minister's job?

Meanwhile, in Islamabad , the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Party said in a statement that Imran Khan thanked Prime Minister Modi for his good wishes. Independent candidates won in 12 seats. The Pak...

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Trump says he's willing to meet Iran's leaders without preconditions

The President was speaking alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte when he was asked to weigh-in on whether he would be willing to meet Iranian leaders to forge a new nuclear agreement. In May...

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That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh

That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh

Klayman put Kavanaugh at odds with Paul, who has repeatedly maintained that, "the bulk collection of all Americans' phone records all of the time is a direct violation of the Fourth Amendment". Manch...

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Local van driver fired for splashing pedestrians

Local van driver fired for splashing pedestrians

Black and McDonald took to Facebook to apologize, saying they take safety very seriously and the driver is no longer employed with the company. The driver, who worked for the contracting company B...

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'Flaming Feminist' Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vows to Outlast Trump's First Term

'Flaming Feminist' Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vows to Outlast Trump's First Term

Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no intentions of retiring any time soon. "I'm now 85", Ginsburg said Sunday while attending a production about late Justice Antonin Scalia in NY calle...

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Kurds Eye Decentralized Syria in Talks with Government

Kurds Eye Decentralized Syria in Talks with Government

The meeting was at the invitation of the Syrian government, the SDC's statement said. The Kurdish-backed Syrian Democratic Council (SDC) is holding talks with Syrian government officials in Damascus...

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Ready to meet Rouhani with 'no precondition'

No U.S. president has met with an Iranian leader since the United States cut diplomatic relations with Tehran a year after the 1979 revolution that toppled the shah, a U.S. "I don't know if they're re...

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College student reported missing after going swimming in Israel

College student reported missing after going swimming in Israel

Jones was with a 20-year-old woman who is also a student at the University of Kentucky and a 21-year-old man attending West Virginia University. He said family members to the students have each been...

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Religious freedom is ‘right given by God,’ State Department official says

Religious freedom is ‘right given by God,’ State Department official says

At Thursday's Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference in Washington , D.C., Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed the U.S.'s dedication to protect religious freedoms by introduci...

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No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

Freeman says Minneapolis Police officers Ryan Kelly and Justin Schmidt , were responding to a 911 call by a resident who said he had seen an apparently drunk man walking down the street firing a ...

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I would meet Iran with no pre-conditions

At the conclusion of the news conference, Trump twice said that he will not lift sanctions imposed against Russian Federation in response to the Kremlin's interference in the 2016 US presidential elec...

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No collusion! Oh, wait - maybe collusion, but collusion's not a crime!

No collusion! Oh, wait - maybe collusion, but collusion's not a crime!

You start analyzing the crime, the hacking is the crime, the hacking is the crime. "I've been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a federal crime", Giuliani said o...

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Trump threatens to shutdown the government if Congress doesn’t fund border security

Trump threatens to shutdown the government if Congress doesn’t fund border security

Congress has given the president some wall funding but far from the $25 billion he has requested. "The president would like more money", Shelby said , "but all presidents do". "We must enforce the...

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Mugabe hints he may vote for opposition leader Chamisa

Mugabe hints he may vote for opposition leader Chamisa

After voting, he said the country is experiencing democracy never witnessed before. Since 2000, there have been huge food shortages in Zimbabwe because of rules that Mr Mugabe brought in to give f...

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Taliban holds first talks with US to negotiate possible peace solution

Taliban holds first talks with US to negotiate possible peace solution

The Taliban claim to have held discussions with the U.S which, if correct, marks one of the most significant developments amid efforts to find a negotiated end to the country's protracted war. Repor...

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JUST IN: SA court overturns immunity for Grace Mugabe in assault case

JUST IN: SA court overturns immunity for Grace Mugabe in assault case

In 2017, Grace Mugabe injured a young girl during confrontation inside a local hotel. This is not the first time Mugabe has been granted diplomatic immunity after an alleged assault overseas. It sai...

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American cyclists killed in Tajikistan in possible terror attack

The men in the auto then attacked the survivors with knives and guns, the interior ministry said. Three more, from Switzerland, the Netherlands and France, were injured - one of them also had a stab w...

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Jeremy Hunt describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in 'terrible' mistake

Jeremy Hunt describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in 'terrible' mistake

Hunt said that while Britain fully recognizes China's sovereignty over the territory, "We ... are very much committed to the one country, two systems approach, which we think has served both Hong Ko...

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Imran Khan fights to build government after rivals reject coalition offer

Imran Khan fights to build government after rivals reject coalition offer

On Saturday, Khan's party sounded supremely confident. The PML-N has also approached party dissident Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, seeking his support to form the government in Punjab. First, how involve...

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2 arrested, suspected of looting evacuated homes

2 arrested, suspected of looting evacuated homes

Almost 40,000 people have been displaced by the blaze, which was spreading on three fronts, Cal Fire officials said on Sunday. The fast-moving Carr Fire has claimed six lives as it tears through Nor...

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Anger as MH370 families say official report offers no new information

Anger as MH370 families say official report offers no new information

THE Malaysian Government has released its final report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Chief investigator Kok Soo Chon told reporters in Kuala Lumpur that given the plane...

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Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal holds all party meeting in Guwahati

Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal holds all party meeting in Guwahati

The second and final draft of Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC ) has been published. "BJP's only aim is to do communal politics, including through the NRC", Congress lawmaker Ripun Bora s...

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Cambodia's 6th general election kicks off

Cambodia's 6th general election kicks off

Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party was alarmed by the results of the 2013 election, when the race was close enough for the opposition to claim that it would have won had it not been for manipulation...

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US Bombing Plan for Iran Reported, Disputed

US Bombing Plan for Iran Reported, Disputed

Asked whether the USA administration had created a regime change or collapse policy, Mattis said on July 27, " There's none that's been instituted ". The United States is not after regime change in ...

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California wildfire kills two children, great-grandmother

California wildfire kills two children, great-grandmother

The sun sets over hills burned by the Carr Fire west of Redding, Calif ., on July 28, 2018. Another person was found after the fire consumed another home in Shasta County, Sheriff Tom Bosenko sai...

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Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians, Cohen source to CNN

Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting with Russians, Cohen source to CNN

Giuliani said. On Wednesday, Cohen's legal team leaked one tape, a covert recording of Trump and Cohen discussing a payment to the National Enquirer to secure the rights to former Playboy Playmate K...

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Ecuador's president seeks Assange's exit from London embassy

Ecuador's president seeks Assange's exit from London embassy

Sweden dropped its criminal investigation in 2017, but a warrant issued for Assange's arrest by police in London for breaching the conditions of his bail remains in effect. Here it is the same, [Moren...

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Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00

Oil jumps on Saudi Arabia shipping lane attack, WTI back over $70.00

Shipments through the world's major oil transit route in the Red Sea have been halted by Saudi Arabia , following attacks on two oil tankers by Yemen's Houthi rebels earlier Wednesday. The Ho...

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USA economy surges to 4.1 percent growth in 2nd quarter

USA economy surges to 4.1 percent growth in 2nd quarter

As President Donald Trump and corporate media outlets on Friday enthusiastically touted new GDP figures showing that the USA economy grew by 4.1 percent in the second quarter of 2018, many economi...

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Giuliani Bombshell: Cohen Taped 183 Conversations

Giuliani Bombshell: Cohen Taped 183 Conversations

After a week of revelations that suggest Michael Cohen may have turned on Donald Trump , Rudy Giuliani , the President's current lawyer, argued that Trump's former attorney wasn't credible and h...

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Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

The injured man was taken by helicopter to hospital. The man was working as a polar bear guide aboard the MS Bremen . "As the attempts of the other guards to evict the animal, unfortunately, were...

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Recovery or stagnation? Zimbabwe holds pivotal vote Monday

Recovery or stagnation? Zimbabwe holds pivotal vote Monday

President Emmerson Mnangagwa , 75, is the front-runner with his party ZANU-PF, which he took over in 2014 after Mr Mugabe was expelled. Zimbabwe votes on Monday in an election that could, if deem...

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Trump willing to 'shut down' government over border security

Trump willing to 'shut down' government over border security

Trump wrote on Twitter that border security "includes the Wall!" Trump also demanded an end to "catch and release", a practice that allows undocumented immigrants to return to their communities whi...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over immigration

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over immigration

The American President made a reference to his administration's proposed merit-based immigration system, which would assign points to potential migrants on factors such as age, education, fluency in E...

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Vladimir Putin says he has invited Donald Trump to Moscow

Vladimir Putin says he has invited Donald Trump to Moscow

The president sometimes takes questions during the sessions. In the final entry of a three-tweet series, the president said: "I did not know of the meeting with my son, Don Jr". Most people see it ...

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At Least 3 Dead, Several Injured In New Orleans Shooting Attack

At Least 3 Dead, Several Injured In New Orleans Shooting Attack

The seven wounded - five men and two women - were in "varying degrees of condition, some more critical than others", according to New Orleans EMS Director Dr. This happened near my neighborhood, on ...

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Cambodia puts on armed forces display ahead of election

Cambodia puts on armed forces display ahead of election

Just two days out from the general election in which Prime Minister Hun Sen faces nearly no challenge to his 33-year-old rule. Five former members of Cambodia's outlawed opposition party were found ...

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Laotians found by Thai, Lao rescuers

Laotians found by Thai, Lao rescuers

Floodwaters that rose to the rooftops are slowly receding as villages begin digging out of the deluge of mud from the dam's failure on Monday. "Water is still rising, so more people will be evacuated"...

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