Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade

Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned the United Arab Emirates' charge d'affaires on Sunday over comments made about the bloody fusillade at the military parade. Speaking in NY on Saturday, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani claimed that USA sanctions were... More..

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Maine investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Maine investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot

Gill, who grows marijuana as a licensed medical marijuana caregiver, said they told her the marijuana she grows has to be used for human medical purposes and can not be used to treat lobster. In Maine, mariju...More..

Heller Backtracks After Calling Kavanaugh Assault Allegations A 'Hiccup'
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Heller Backtracks After Calling Kavanaugh Assault Allegations A 'Hiccup'

Heller, who once said he "vehemently" opposed Trump, has now allied himself with the president. "They've delayed it a week already, they have to get on with it". Voters on both sides of the aisle know the Nev...More..

Labour braced for showdown over Corbyn’s Brexit position
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Labour braced for showdown over Corbyn’s Brexit position

Pressure was building on Jeremy Corbyn to get behind the so-called "People's Vote" campaign as the crowd of 5,000 people marched from St George's Hall to a rally at Pier Head, on the bank of the Mersey. A Lab...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Ontario Premier Doug Ford visits Ottawa in the wake of devastating tornadoes

Environment Canada confirmed today that a tornado ripped through parts of Ottawa and Gatineau, Quebec, damaging cars and homes in the process. The storm also downed dozens of electric lines throughout the reg...More..

Attack on Iran military parade leaves 25 dead
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Attack on Iran military parade leaves 25 dead

The semiofficial Fars news agency said two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the attack. "John Bolton, the national security adviser, penned a memo last August in which he specifical...More..

Fourth Person Denies Any Knowledge of Alleged Kavanaugh Assault
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Fourth Person Denies Any Knowledge of Alleged Kavanaugh Assault

Republicans made a counteroffer on Friday of holding the hearing on Wednesday, and having Ford testify before Kavanaugh. But Ford's lawyers say details of her appearance have yet to be worked out and they cri...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn lays wreath at Hillsborough memorial

Jeremy Corbyn will back a second Brexit referendum if Labour members vote for one during this week's party conference. "We would vote it down if it didn't meet our tests in order to send the government, if...More..

Palestinians say one killed as Israeli troops fire on Gaza protest
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Palestinians say one killed as Israeli troops fire on Gaza protest

On Friday, hundreds of Palestinians took part in the protest along the border with Israel . The Israeli army said more than 10,000 people had gathered in several locations along the border on Friday evening....More..

Lawyers For Christine Blasey Ford Say She Will Testify Before Senate Committee
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Lawyers For Christine Blasey Ford Say She Will Testify Before Senate Committee

Other Republicans scoffed at Ford's willingness to accept the committee's request to tell her story. "I ask that she bring those filings forward so that we can learn date, time , and place!" But he adds ...More..

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty Offences After Emu Video Surfaces Online
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty Offences After Emu Video Surfaces Online

About 20 seconds later, the video shows the auto approaching a mob of emus which are running away from the vehicle. The sickening video shows the man yelling "this is great" and counting as he hit each bird...More..

Trump outburst over Kavanaugh's female accuser sparks #WhyIDidntReport hashtag trend
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Trump outburst over Kavanaugh's female accuser sparks #WhyIDidntReport hashtag trend

Ford, a California professor, initially made the accusation in a confidential letter and only came out publicly because she felt her "civic responsibility" was "outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliati...More..

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’

A Downing Street spokesman said: "It is categorically untrue that No 10 is planning a snap election". "We've engaged and we want to hear more about what the real critique of it is and we've got no other cre...More..

O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

O'Rourke says Cruz mischaracterizes his comments

The series opener takes place at 6 p.m.at Southern Methodist University, with the next two are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 in Houston and Tuesday, Oct. O'Rourke said Texas was ready for a senator who will pr...More..

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen cooperating in Mueller probe
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen cooperating in Mueller probe

One of the intriguing aspects of the new ABC News report is that Mueller reportedly questioned Cohen about potential offers of a presidential pardon - suggesting that the special counsel may believe Trump has...More..

Iran blames foreign powers for deadly attack on military parade
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Iran blames foreign powers for deadly attack on military parade

State television showed images of the immediate aftermath. Ahvaz lies in Khuzestan, a province bordering Iraq that has a large ethnic Arab community and has seen separatist violence in the past that Iran ha...More..

Israel hits out at Iran after Syria friendly fire incident
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Israel hits out at Iran after Syria friendly fire incident

The Israeli military has said its fighter jets were targeting a Syrian military facility involved in providing weapons for Iran's proxy Hezbollah militia and insisted it warned Russian Federation of the c...More..

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

A child and a woman are among the injured following the attack in Ahvaz , the Islamic Republic News Agency reported. "Their crime is in the continuation of plots hatched by the US-led governments in the regi...More..

Man survives for over two days in capsized ferry
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Man survives for over two days in capsized ferry

At least 126 people have died and many more are feared dead in Tanzania after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria, officials said Friday. It operates on a busy route, crossing eight times a day between the is...More..

Julian Assange Predicts 'AI Model' will Replace Capitalism
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Julian Assange Predicts 'AI Model' will Replace Capitalism

According to the letter, Quito abandoned its idea to relocate the whistleblower to Moscow after the UK Foreign Office refused to recognize Assange's special status, or any privileges and immunities awarded unde...More..

Texas mayor kills huge alligator she thinks ate her miniature horse
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Texas mayor kills huge alligator she thinks ate her miniature horse

The Texas mayor noted she had followed all the requirements for hunting the alligator, as outlined by state law, NBC News noted. Judy Cochran took down the 580lb reptile at her ranch in Polk County on Monda...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Russia, China warn US of 'consequences' of 'playing with fire'

Also, China has cancelled a reported move to send vice-premier Liu He to Washington for talks to end the escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies, following imposition of tariffs on Chines...More..

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

An intensifying battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

However, on Thursday, Ford indicated through her lawyers that she is willing to come at a later date, setting up the likelihood that the clashing narratives will reach a showdown. Trump's Friday tweets contrast...More..

Russian embassy blasts Israel for Syria plane tragedy
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Russian embassy blasts Israel for Syria plane tragedy

Israeli media reported that Prime Minister Netanyahu would speak directly to President Putin by phone to express condolences and explain that it was the "indiscriminate" fire by Syrian forces that was respo...More..

‘This is Dassault Aviation’s choice’, says French firm after Hollande’s remarks
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

‘This is Dassault Aviation’s choice’, says French firm after Hollande’s remarks

Delhi chief minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal was quick to charge that the Modi government was compromising the national security. "Incidentally, media reports of February, 2012 sugges...More..

David Tepper, Carolina Panthers commit initial aid package to Hurricane Florence relief
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

David Tepper, Carolina Panthers commit initial aid package to Hurricane Florence relief

In South Carolina , two women died on Tuesday evening after a van taking the mental health patients from one facility to another was overtaken by rising floodwaters near the Little Pee Dee River, authorities s...More..

Terrorists open fire at military parade in Ahvaz
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Terrorists open fire at military parade in Ahvaz

Following a deadly attack on a military parade in southern Iran , the country's foreign minister said that regional sponsors of terrorism and their "US masters" are to be held accountable for such assaults. Ah...More..

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Man Who Filmed Himself Running Over Emus Charged With Animal Cruelty

Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported that in addition to four animal-cruelty charges, the man, 20, was also charged with speeding and using his phone behind the wheel. "We ask that people do not "name and sha...More..

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib arrested, to face charges in 1MDB case
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib arrested, to face charges in 1MDB case

The charges bring the total number against Najib to 32 as investigators ramp up a probe into how billions went missing from scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) - a state fund that he founded a...More..

Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

Trump told Hannity on Thursday night that the Senate Judiciary Committee should move swiftly to finish vetting Kavanaugh. There was no immediate public response from Ford's lawyers. President Trump has also ...More..

Cruz to Take on Senate Challenger O'Rourke in Debate
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cruz to Take on Senate Challenger O'Rourke in Debate

Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke (Tex.) offered a scathing criticism of police officers in a speech where he compared them to those who implemented racist Jim Crow laws in the South after the Civil War. "You see a...More..

White House: 'Significant Progress' on Puerto Rico Year After Hurricane
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

White House: 'Significant Progress' on Puerto Rico Year After Hurricane

It said the Federal Emergency Management Agency faced "unprecedented challenges" when the Category 4 hurricane swept over the Caribbean island with 250 kilometer-per-hour winds, knocking out its electrical grid...More..

European Union leaders 'back a final Brexit referendum' for UK
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

European Union leaders 'back a final Brexit referendum' for UK

On Friday, May said the EU's plan for Britain to stay in the European Economic Area, effectively the single market without any say in the rules, would "make a mockery" of the 2016 vote for Brexit . She added: ...More..

Taiwan police arrest Cody Wilson, gun rights activist wanted in U.S.
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Taiwan police arrest Cody Wilson, gun rights activist wanted in U.S.

Wilson then missed a scheduled flight home on Wednesday, prompting police in Austin to seek help from the US Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Texas and federal authorities launched an global manhun...More..

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

While Ford has been the target of consistent attacks from Trump's base since coming forward with sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , this morning marked a turning point...More..