Trump blamed the Fed for last week's market volatility. Is he right?

Concern over the outlook has roiled financial markets and sent Treasury yields toward records lows, flashing recession-risk warnings as investors increase bets the USA central bank will ease policy again. Trump is urging the Fed to cut rates by an ad... More..

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Madrid sending navy vessel to escort Open Arms migrants to Spain
by | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Madrid sending navy vessel to escort Open Arms migrants to Spain

Italian prosecutors said on Tuesday evening that they had ordered the overnight disembarkation of migrants on board the Open Arms and the seizure of the ship, a Spanish migrant rescue vessel that has been s...More..

New York Times board member apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

New York Times board member apologizes for Jeffrey Epstein ties

After an apparent suicide attempt on July 23, Epstein was consequently placed on 24-hour preventive surveillance, but after a few days he was removed, and a special status was imposed. They were working as ...More..

Russia, China accuse USA of stoking tensions with missile test
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Russia, China accuse USA of stoking tensions with missile test

The US Department of Defense conducted on Sunday a flight test of a conventional ground-launched cruise missile, which hit its target after flying more than 500 kilometres. USA officials had said for a number ...More..

Jeffrey Epstein: three more women sue financier's estate
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein: three more women sue financier's estate

Virgin Islands worth $22 million and $64 million, respectively, Fox News reported . The will, which is dated August 8 - two days before Epstein was found dead by suicide in a federal jail in NY - list...More..

D-day for Italian government as PM Conte resignation mooted
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

D-day for Italian government as PM Conte resignation mooted

Both scenarios could put an end to Italy's 65th post-war government , just 14 months after coming to power, and officially open the way for consultations to find a replacement. Salvini himself had contested ...More..

Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa Gets 3-Year Extension
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa Gets 3-Year Extension

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Monday the extension in tenure of the incumbent Pakistan army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa for another three years, ending speculation about the appointment of a...More..

NY policeman fired for actions in death of Eric Garner
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

NY policeman fired for actions in death of Eric Garner

They said Pantaleo's firing after five years is the first step to justice. Police commissioner James O'Neill made the announcement Monday afternoon after weeks of deliberating whether to accept NYPD Deputy Co...More..

Idlib ceasefire must be respected, Macron tells Putin
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Idlib ceasefire must be respected, Macron tells Putin

Speaking in a joint news conference before the meeting, Macron spoke of his hope that the election of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, provides opportunity to relaunch negotiations in Russia's co...More..

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Others on the call stressed that people of color will be disproportionately affected by the lack of Title X providers, and called on the Senate to adopt government spending legislation passed the House blocking...More..

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Charity boat rejects Spain's offer to stranded migrants

France, Germany, Romania, Portugal, Spain and Luxembourg have said they will help relocate the migrants, but the reaction from Salvini's interior ministry has been sceptical. Late Sunday, government sources i...More..

No 'yellow vests' please: Putin tells off Macron
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

No 'yellow vests' please: Putin tells off Macron

Macron invited Putin to his summer residence, the Fort de Bregancon on the French Riviera, for a meeting followed by dinner, just a few days before opening a meeting of the Group of Seven nations in the city ...More..

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before his death
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before his death

Attorney General William Barr removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons on Monday, more than a week after convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in jail, putting the federal p...More..

USA military tests ground-based cruise missile
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

USA military tests ground-based cruise missile

On Sunday, the Pentagon flight tested the missile at San Nicolas Island, California. Notably, it stated that the "test missile exited its ground mobile launcher and accurately impacted its target after more...More..

Trump Claims Internal Poll Numbers His Best Ever
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Trump Claims Internal Poll Numbers His Best Ever

The president also repeatedly lumped himself in with Fox News when he referred to the network as "we", even though Trump is at least ostensibly not an employee or manager at the right-leaning station. As pres...More..

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest
by | Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Pence urges China to respect Hong Kong laws amid protest

The anti-government protests in Hong Kong were triggered by a bill (since suspended) that would allow people accused of crimes against mainland China to be extradited. Their goal, it said, was to "sow polit...More..

Donald Trump claims China conducting troops to Hong Kong
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Donald Trump claims China conducting troops to Hong Kong

Protesters hold placards as they block the departure gate of the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 during a demonstration on August 13, 2019 in Hong Kong. They are also demanding Hong Kong leader Carr...More..

Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Turkey 'strongly' condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria

It was not immediately clear whether the airstrikes were carried out by Syrian or Russian warplanes. It has vowed to take back Idlib . Syria strongly condemned the entry of the Turkish convoy carrying ammuni...More..

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

Police commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday that he fired officer Daniel Pantaleo based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge . The "I can't breathe" phrase reflected the suf...More..

Israel Will Allow U.S. Lawmaker Tlaib to Make Humanitarian Visit
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Israel Will Allow U.S. Lawmaker Tlaib to Make Humanitarian Visit

Explaining her decision to shun the invite, Tlaib said that if she agrees to the restrictive conditions imposed by Tel Aviv, such as her promising "not to promote boycott against Israel", it would "break [...More..

OH man arrested over threats to shoot up Jewish community center
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

OH man arrested over threats to shoot up Jewish community center

The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force raided Reardon's mother's home on Friday and police seized a cache of weapons, including: the two semi-automatic rifles, a rifle with a bayonet, a.40 caliber anti-tank gun, kni...More..

Yemen rebel attack sparks fire in Saudi gas plant
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Yemen rebel attack sparks fire in Saudi gas plant

South Yemen was an independent country until it merged with the north in 1990. The field is in one of the most remote corners of Saudi Arabia - so remote it's called the "Empty Quarter" - and linked to the ...More..

Canada blasts Brits over stripping Jihadi Jack of United Kingdom citizenship
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Canada blasts Brits over stripping Jihadi Jack of United Kingdom citizenship

He was subsequently jailed in 2017 after being captured by Kurdish YPG forces while attempting to flee to Turkey. The Mail on Sunday and ITV News both reported on Sunday that Letts has been stripped of hi...More..

63 killed in Kabul hotel blast
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

63 killed in Kabul hotel blast

The IS affiliate claimed that after the suicide bombing, a vehicle bomb was also detonated in the attack. He also tweeted that he had ordered the relevant authorities to urgently assist in managing the woun...More..

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council head to lead new ruling sovereign council
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council head to lead new ruling sovereign council

After brandishing a signed green book containing the transition documents, protest leader Mohamed Naji al-Assam called on the military council to work "together to establish a sustainable democracy". "The revol...More..

Bangladesh: Massive fire destroys 10,000 homes in Dhaka slum
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Bangladesh: Massive fire destroys 10,000 homes in Dhaka slum

The ultimate number of people without homes could rise as high as 50,000. A total of 20 fire units battled hard for about three hours to bring the fire under control at about 10:35 p.m. Of those who were at h...More..

No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland

President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week's steep drop in the financial markets. Still, Navarro said the tariffs on Chi...More..

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Pakistan says Indian fire kills 2 civilians in Kashmir

India's justification that law and order has to be maintained for the very survival of democracy in J and K, has been rejected as a specious argument. "The Kashmir issue was raised at a platform which is respon...More..

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say 3 killed
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Israeli military fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say 3 killed

A helicopter and a tank fired at the "armed suspects" overnight, according to the Israeli military. On Saturday night, an IDF spokesperson issued a statement regarding a rocket alert sounded in Israel's south...More..

Ashes: Lord's member ejected after sledging Steve Smith in Long Room
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Ashes: Lord's member ejected after sledging Steve Smith in Long Room

The 30-year-old, who went back out to bat minutes after being struck by a Jofra Archer bouncer , says his condition deteriorated after the day's play. Speaking to Sky Sports ahead of day five, Archer said: "...More..

Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy ... Greenland?
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Trump Reportedly Wants to Buy ... Greenland?

The United States has had an airbase on the island since 1943. It has a limited self-government and its own parliament. And as researchers have pointed out, global warming has made mining those resources easi...More..

Trump says buying Greenland ‘a large real estate deal’
by | Monday, August 19, 2019

Trump says buying Greenland ‘a large real estate deal’

The latest hope by liberals to the end of the orange fascism that is Trump , is that the looming economic collapse that he has inadvertently set in motion will somehow damage Trump enough to finally beta him. ...More..

More Strong to Severe Storms Possible Today
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

More Strong to Severe Storms Possible Today

About the southern half of Lower Michigan is in the slight risk of severe weather area. We'll have a chance of showers and storms (30%) but severe weather is not expected. Milwaukee (CBS 58)-Look for an uptic...More..

Gibraltar rejects USA request to seize Iranian oil tanker
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Gibraltar rejects USA request to seize Iranian oil tanker

The news came hours after Gibraltar rejected a final USA request to detain the oil Grace 1 - now renamed by Iran as Adrian Darya 1 - any longer. Gibraltar said today it could not comply with that request be...More..

Trump meets top national security advisors to review US-Taliban peace plan
by | Sunday, August 18, 2019

Trump meets top national security advisors to review US-Taliban peace plan

Trump has been a sceptic of the war, and all wars, and is said to be in a hurry to strike a deal and bring home American troops in time for his White House re-election bid in 2020. However, the eight-round of t...More..