• Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director Brennan
Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director Brennan

Mr Trump said he is reviewing the security clearances of several other former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, including former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . Brennan said he had not heard from the CIA or the Office of the Director of National Intelligence that his security clearance was being revoked, but...

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  • Navjot Singh Sidhu Arrived in Pakistan for Imran’s oath-taking ceremony
Navjot Singh Sidhu Arrived in Pakistan for Imran’s oath-taking ceremony

His party PTI swept the General Elections 2018 winning majority of NA seats. In a step towards the realisation of the much-hyped 100-day plan after holding the reins of the government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has chose to reshuffle top bureaucracy at both federal and provincial levels, local media reported.

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  • Donald Trump military parade put on hold amid reports of soaring costs
Donald Trump military parade put on hold amid reports of soaring costs

The American Legion said in a statement Thursday that money that will be spent on an upcoming military parade "would be better spent fully funding the Department of Veteran Affairs and giving our troops and their families the best care possible".

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  • President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan
President Trump Revokes Security Clearance of Former CIA Director John Brennan

Brennan directly, concluding unequivocally that agency officials had indeed" accessed those files, the statement said. Last month, Brennan described Trump's summit with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki as "nothing short of treasonous" after Trump sided with the Kremlin over United States intelligence officials when asked if Mosc...

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  • Rival Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September
Rival Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

SEOUL - North and South Korea agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang in September, the South's Unification Ministry said on Monday. "It would be hard in early September, which means until September 10", Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters, citing a "reason all reporters can guess".

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  • Flooding: Nedumbassery airport closed for 4 days
Flooding: Nedumbassery airport closed for 4 days

The total death toll in Kerala floods rose to 80 on Thursday. The Government of Kerala has declared red alert in seven districts including the flood affected Wayanad, Idukki and Palakkad, till Wednesday considering that the rains are receding in these districts.

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  • Twitter Muzzles Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for a Week
Twitter Muzzles Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones for a Week

Twitter confirmed to NBC News that Jones' Twitter account was put in read-only mode as of Tuesday, meaning that he can browse Twitter posts but can't interact with them and can't tweet himself. Jones makes an estimated $US18 million ($25 million) per year through his online sales of everything from emergency survival food to concealable body ...

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  • Following Electronics Boycott, Turkey Increases Tariffs On US Imports
Following Electronics Boycott, Turkey Increases Tariffs On US Imports

The escalating feud between the longtime North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies is playing out against a backdrop of economic tumult in Turkey, which has seen steep drops in the country's currency, the lira. Erdogan exacerbated problems with the currency Friday when he urged citizens to sell dollars and gold in exchange for lira. Ozgur Unluhis...

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  • Trump hails Nafta talks with Mexico, says Canada must wait
Trump hails Nafta talks with Mexico, says Canada must wait

Trump then sent a warning to Ottawa: "Their Tariffs and Trade Barriers are far too high. Discussions appear to have taken on a surprising urgency of late, with the United States focused on ironing out its differences with Mexico , while apparently freezing Canada out of the talks", ING analysts note.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation sacks agent who exchanged anti-Trump messages with lover
Federal Bureau of Investigation sacks agent who exchanged anti-Trump messages with lover

The decision, Goelman added, was at odds with a recommendation by the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility, which had called for Strzok to face a 60-day suspension and demotion from his supervisory responsibilities. Strzok's lawyer, Aitan Goelman, said his client was sacked late Friday by FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich. The FBI did no...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa'
Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa'

She never made it, never will. Trump criticized her job performance at the White House . She alleged that other people have been treated the same way by Kelly , and she voted to blow the whistle on corruption she saw in the House House.

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  • Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result
Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result

The legal challenge is likely to result in a postponement of Mnangagwa's inauguration ceremony as president of Zimbabwe. Judges must rule on the case within 14 days and could declare a victor, call another election, or order a run-off or recount, the Veritas legal group said.

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  • Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California
Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

Mandatory evacuations were lifted Saturday for the communities of Horsethief, McVicker Canyon and Rice Canyon. Mr Clark is alleged to have sent text messages stating that he planned to commit arson in Holy Jim Canyon, where the fire broke out on Monday.

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  • Senate votes against abortion
Senate votes against abortion

More than 75 percent of Argentines still consider themselves Catholic, but the opposition to the abortion bill also came from Protestant and evangelical congregations, prompting the bishops' conference to acknowledge that "ecumenical dialogue and inter-religious dialogue has grown at this time of joining forces to protect life".

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  • Charlottesville on edge on anniversary of deadly white-nationalist rallies
Charlottesville on edge on anniversary of deadly white-nationalist rallies

He also did not mention a white nationalist demonstration planned for Sunday in the capital. In Virginia , heightened security measures for this weekend's events include State Police and Virginia National Guard presence in Charlottesvile.

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  • Britain welcomes United States sanctions on Russian Federation over Salisbury nerve agent attack
Britain welcomes United States sanctions on Russian Federation over Salisbury nerve agent attack

If sanctions are expanded even further to target Russia's top state-controlled banks, freezing their dollar transactions - as proposed under legislation introduced in the Senate this month - it would amount to a "declaration of economic war", Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.

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  • United Nations appeals for calm as hostilities in Israel, Gaza threaten ceasefire efforts
United Nations appeals for calm as hostilities in Israel, Gaza threaten ceasefire efforts

The country's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted 11 of the roughly 70 launches, the army said, while most of the others landed in open areas. Israel has fought three wars with Palestinian militants in Gaza since 2008 and says the blockade is necessary to keep them from obtaining weapons or materials that could be used for military pur...

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  • Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as United States announces ban on oil exports
Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as United States announces ban on oil exports

Despite threats voiced by Washington, a number of countries have refused to bow to Trump's demands to cut ties with Iran. Mr Trump abandoned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which saw Iran limit its controversial nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, in May.

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  • Stephen Colbert Obliterates Alex Jones With His Rant Impression
Stephen Colbert Obliterates Alex Jones With His Rant Impression

Twitter had not removed Jones or InfoWars from its service, as of Monday afternoon NY time. Dorsey admitted that Twitter has done a bad job of explaining their reasoning in the past but said the company was working on effectively improving communication with the general public.

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  • Saudi Arabia crucifies convicted murderer
Saudi Arabia crucifies convicted murderer

Saudi Arabia has said it executed and crucified a man from Myanmar convicted of killing a woman and carrying out other crimes. "There is nothing to mediate", Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, whose tweet sparked the hostility, said that "Canada will continue to advocate for hum...

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  • Chris Collins, Donald Trump and Republicans’ corruption perception problem
Chris Collins, Donald Trump and Republicans’ corruption perception problem

Successful completion of the trial was necessary for commercialization of the production in the USA, which was meant to treat secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, a stage of the disease that indicates the patient's condition is worsening despite treatment.

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  • Gates Says He Stole From Firm to Pay for Affair
Gates Says He Stole From Firm to Pay for Affair

Under questioning by defense attorney Kevin Downing on Tuesday , Gates also admitted he wrote a fraudulent letter to prospective investors in a movie project and that "it's possible" he submitted to Trump's inaugural committee personal expenses, which may have been improper.

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  • Madras High Court hearing on burial place for DMK chief underway
Madras High Court hearing on burial place for DMK chief underway

Kamraj at Guindy. "All the government offices, schools, and colleges will be closed tomorrow", read the govt statement. The doctors treating DMK president M Karunanidhi have said that the next 24 hours were crucial as the 94-year-old politician's health condition deteriorated.

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  • Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History
Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History

The Mendocino Complex consists of two neighboring Northern California blazes, the Ranch and River fires . The River Fire has burned 48,663 acres (19,693 hectares) and is 58 percent contained. The fire has destroyed dozens of homes and other buildings, and more than 11,000 structures remained threatened, the department said. The Cedar fire in...

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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

The office of Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland did not respond to requests for comment. Saudi Arabia's diplomatic spat with Canada prompted a tweet that touched a raw nerve in the kingdom: a photomontage of an Air Canada plane heading toward the iconic CN Tower in Toronto.

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  • New Trump sanctions on Iran take effect despite pleas from allies
New Trump sanctions on Iran take effect despite pleas from allies

Mr. Erdan was speaking after European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc is actively encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran. A combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on February 6, 2018.

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  • Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents
Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents

Kathleen Manafort, walks to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to attend the trial of her husband, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax evasion and bank fraud trial.

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  • State GOP would rather not mention Trump in campaign
State GOP would rather not mention Trump in campaign

President Trump also said in his tweet "I like Mike!" in an apparent reference to the debate over whether LeBron James is better than National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan. Trump said. "What a great defender he's been, what courage". In a raucous rally in a sweltering gymnasium in Ohio Saturday, Trump pitched for Ohio state Sen.

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  • Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill
Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill

He also blamed Venezuelans living in the United States . "The investigation will get to the bottom of this", he said, "no matter who falls". So far, Maduro has offered no proof to back up the charges of Colombian or USA involvement. Maduro was on stage with his wife, other officials and military leaders. Attackers are believed to have used t...

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  • Did the National Archives Throw a Wrench Into Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation?
Did the National Archives Throw a Wrench Into Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation?

Bush's team Thursday, totaling more than 125,000 pages during Kavanaugh's time serving in Bush's White House counsel's office from 2001-2003. Many Democratic senators have refused to meet with Judge Kavanaugh until nearly a million pages of documents related to his time working for the Bush administration are released.

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