Trump threatens to close Mexico border over migrants

Trump said on Twitter . Trump tweeted that he wanted "Mexico to stop this onslaught". In a series of tweets, Trump blamed Democrats, leaders of Central American countries and "existing weak laws" for the influx. Mr Trump's recent comments are ... More..

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Kathimerini: US backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Kathimerini: US backs Ecumenical Patriarchate in church row

Now, as Constantinople has launched a procedure of granting independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, some experts warn such attacks might further intensify. The split of Orthodox Christianity or the isola...More..

'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

'My kind of guy': Trump jokes about USA congressman assaulting journalist

On social media, though, some quickly noted Trump's omission. The comment comes at the same time as the administration responds to the disappearance and apparent murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal ...More..

Saudis agree need for 'thorough' probe into missing writer, USA says
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Saudis agree need for 'thorough' probe into missing writer, USA says

Speaking on Tuesday after Turkish police entered the consulate for the first time and searched the premises for nine hours, Erdogan also told reporters that they were looking into toxic materials at the mis...More..

Migrants moving again in Guatemala despite Trump threats
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Migrants moving again in Guatemala despite Trump threats

He added that the United States has told Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador that they will stop proving them with aid if they allow their citizen journey to the U.S. Trump has previously threatened Honduras ov...More..

International Law on Trump’s Side, Not Caravan’s
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

International Law on Trump’s Side, Not Caravan’s

The caravan has snowballed since about 160 migrants departed Friday from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, with many people joining spontaneously while carrying just a few belongings. Center for Immigration ...More..

UN Grants Palestine expanded rights
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

UN Grants Palestine expanded rights

Australia was the only other country to vote against it. Taking note of the Group of 77's decision to elect the State of Palestine as its chair for 2019, the Assembly chose to adopt several modalities for the...More..

Woman leaves toddler on stranger's doorstep
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Woman leaves toddler on stranger's doorstep

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said the woman pulled up at the property in a white vehicle, and that the entire incident lasted just 23 seconds. Sometime later, the unidentified woman who'd been taking c...More..

O'Rourke Says He Still Supports Trump Impeachment
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

O'Rourke Says He Still Supports Trump Impeachment

O'Rourke had previously suggested he'd support impeachment but went further Thursday, saying that, even as investigations into whether Trump colluded with Russian Federation continue, "I do think there's enough...More..

United Nations rights experts urge investigation into disappearance of Saudi Arabia journalist
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

United Nations rights experts urge investigation into disappearance of Saudi Arabia journalist

Turkish officials claim Khashoggi was killed inside the building , but Saudi Arabia denies the allegations. The evidence is expected to include video footage and focus on a black auto. The story regarding ...More..

No Siri kill plot by India: Sri Lanka government
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

No Siri kill plot by India: Sri Lanka government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) shakes hands with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena before their meeting in New Delhi on Friday. The PM also reiterated India's emphasis on "neighbourhood firs...More..

Marine who saved 20 lives during Vietnam receives Medal of Honor
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Marine who saved 20 lives during Vietnam receives Medal of Honor

During that effort he exposed himself to direct enemy fire as he twice scaled a wall to aid wounded Marines and carry them to safety. Trump hailed Canley's heroics in the bloody Battle for Hue City in 1968 wh...More..

US airstrike in Somalia kills around 60 al-Shabab fighters
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

US airstrike in Somalia kills around 60 al-Shabab fighters

That is on pace to surpass last year's attacks against the group. U.S. Africa Command said in a statement that the strike occurred on October 12 near Harardere, a town 250 miles north of Mogadishu. Some obser...More..

Mueller ready to issue key findings in Russia investigation after midterms
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Mueller ready to issue key findings in Russia investigation after midterms

Trump has indicated he might replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the November 6 election, which could allow his replacement to take over for Rosenstein in overseeing the probe, and the deputy attorne...More..

Trump threatens to close border over
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trump threatens to close border over "onslaught" of immigrants

In his series of Thursday tweets , Trump threatened to rip up a recently signed trade agreement with Mexico if Enrique Peña Nieto's government doesn't act to stop illegal immigration and the drug trade at the ...More..

Meghan tries her hand at Aussie Rules football
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Meghan tries her hand at Aussie Rules football

The duke and duchess rounded off their day with a trip to the beach, where they heard about the work of the BeachPatrol, who work to keep the foreshores clean. In addition to grabbing Prince Harry by the faci...More..

Istanbul police search Saudi consul's residence in Khashoggi probe
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Istanbul police search Saudi consul's residence in Khashoggi probe

The journalist has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, where Turkish officials allege he was killed. President Donald Trump , who initially came out hard on the Saudi...More..

Kandahar Police Chief Raziq Killed In Attack
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Kandahar Police Chief Raziq Killed In Attack

The lone attacker was killed after fatally shooting Abdul Raziq and wounding several of his bodyguards, Afghan and USA security officials said. Early reports indicate there are more casualties and that the pr...More..

Muslim Council of Britain repeats call for action on rising Islamophobia
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Muslim Council of Britain repeats call for action on rising Islamophobia

Religious hate crimes in England and Wales increased by 40 percent in the past year, according to a report from England's Home Office . Some of the rises were attributed to more victims coming forward, the Br...More..

Saudi King Salman steps in as Riyadh defends itself in Khashoggi case
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Saudi King Salman steps in as Riyadh defends itself in Khashoggi case

From South Africa, however, there has been silence - raising questions about whether potential Saudi investment in state arms company Denel could be playing a role. "Listen I am concerned", he said. The Arabic-...More..

Search Continues For Missing Barron County Teen
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Search Continues For Missing Barron County Teen

The Barron County Sheriff's Office will hold a town hall meeting on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.in Rick Lake for the people of that community. Fitzgerald said on the "Today" show that Jayme is not a suspect in the ...More..

Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Melbourne day 3
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Melbourne day 3

However, if you're Meghan Markle , you'd whip up a quick banana bread for your engagements the next day before even thinking about putting your feet up. Although Markle Sr was not included in the announcement,...More..

Canada to pardon small possession convictions as it legalises marijuana
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Canada to pardon small possession convictions as it legalises marijuana

Like marijuana businesses in Colorado, California, and Washington state, the Uruguayan sellers have had to resort to cash, with all its attendant risks. To the surprise of many familiar with Amsterdam's marij...More..

Prince Harry and Meghan given royal treatment in Melbourne
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan given royal treatment in Melbourne

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a busy day, which includes a short walk to Government House, meeting members of the public along the way, before attending an official reception, where a series of demonstr...More..

Italy Talks up Its Expansionary Budget as Clash With EU Looms
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Italy Talks up Its Expansionary Budget as Clash With EU Looms

On Oct. 15, the Italian government went to Brussels to present its budget proposals, which call for a deficit increase of 2.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 - significantly higher than the 0....More..

#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns to fight sexual harassment allegations
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

#MeToo: MJ Akbar resigns to fight sexual harassment allegations

The resignation of the editor-turned-politician, who has been accused by multiple women of sexually harassing them, came a day ahead of hearing of a criminal defamation complaint filed by him against Priya Rama...More..

Internet Celebrity Detained For Disrespecting Chinese Anthem
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Internet Celebrity Detained For Disrespecting Chinese Anthem

On Oct. 7, Yang began a livestream video while playing the Chinese national anthem, "March of Volunteers" in the background. Under a law introduced last year , anyone who maliciously modifies the lyrics ...More..

Canada becomes first major economy to legalise recreational cannabis
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Canada becomes first major economy to legalise recreational cannabis

Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of OR said it's time for the USA government to follow Canada's lead. The day was historic for the country as Canadian adults will be able to legally smoke recreational marijuana a...More..

PH takes 56th spot in global competitiveness index
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

PH takes 56th spot in global competitiveness index

The organisation that hosts the annual Davos pow-wow of business and political elites said it used a new methodology for the 2018 edition of its annual Global Competitiveness Report to reflect shifts in a wor...More..

May faces European Union leaders head-to-head as Brexit deal falters
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

May faces European Union leaders head-to-head as Brexit deal falters

Before they dined on pan-fried mushrooms and turbot fillet, the prime minister told EU27 leaders of the need for "courage, trust and leadership on both sides" in the final stages of divorce negotiations. "How d...More..

Foreign Ministry calls on Australia not to change its position on Jerusalem
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Foreign Ministry calls on Australia not to change its position on Jerusalem

Prime Minister Scott Morrison , left, speaks to the media alongside Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne on Tuesday during a press conference at the Parliament House in Canberra . Australia would be "viol...More..

Disaster in Texas as fast-moving floodwaters leave at least four dead
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Disaster in Texas as fast-moving floodwaters leave at least four dead

Southern portions of Burnet County - including Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls and Granite Shoals - are under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. The river isn't expected to drop below major flood stage until...More..

MS toddler found stabbed and dead in oven
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

MS toddler found stabbed and dead in oven

The woman being held in connection with the 20-month-old girl's death is her grandmother, Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams told WTVA. It was unclear late Tuesday if she has a lawyer who could speak for he...More..

Treasury Employee Accused of Leaking Confidential Manafort Docs to BuzzFeed
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Treasury Employee Accused of Leaking Confidential Manafort Docs to BuzzFeed

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards , a senior adviser at the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN, was charged with disclosing "suspicious activity reports" (SARs) beginning ...More..

Union minister MJ Akbar quits over #MeToo allegations
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Union minister MJ Akbar quits over #MeToo allegations

A junior minister in the Indian government stepped down after more than a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment, delivering the first major victory to the country's nascent #MeToo movement . "It would...More..