Court: Deutsche Bank may release files on Donald Trump

Lawyers for Deutsche Bank and Capital One registered letters in court saying that they will not take a position in Trump's lawsuit trying to block them from responding to Congressional subpoenas. A spokesperson for Deutsche Bank said the company woul... More..

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Donald Trump tweets 'great progress' in Japanese trade negotiations
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Donald Trump tweets 'great progress' in Japanese trade negotiations

Japanese wrestler Asanoyama will receive the "president's cup" - weighing 27-32 kilos and measuring 1.4 metres - after his win as Trump was arriving on Saturday gave him a 12-2 record and put him out of reach o...More..

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Shane Lin and Marc Yuan were the first gay couple to legally marry in Taiwan Friday, kissing outside the Xinyi District household in matching pink suits before getting married, CNA reported. However, the new la...More..

War of words: Trump vs. Pelosi
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

War of words: Trump vs. Pelosi

Some House leaders have become increasingly frustrated with the White House's apparent disregard for a coequal branch of government and have sounded the drum for swifter action, including starting impeachment p...More..

Rory Stewart seen 'more of the world' than other Tory candidates
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Rory Stewart seen 'more of the world' than other Tory candidates

Party bosses expect a new leader to be chosen by the end of July. Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , one of the United Kingdom prime minister hopefuls, gives a speech at the JCB Headquarters in...More..

United Kingdom has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

United Kingdom has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May

She plans to remain as party leader through US President Donald Trump's upcoming state visit and the 75th D-Day anniversary celebrations on June 6. Trying to shape a legacy which will more likely be defined...More..

Ireland's Green Party surges in European, local elections, exit poll finds
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ireland's Green Party surges in European, local elections, exit poll finds

Slovakia's citizens and citizens of other EU countries with permanent residence in Slovakia who have registered for the vote in Slovakia voted in the country's fourth European Parliament election on Satur...More..

North Korea's Joe Biden 'imbecile' insult and what it tells us
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

North Korea's Joe Biden 'imbecile' insult and what it tells us

It also took aim at past controversies involving Biden , including claims he improperly touched women, as well as allegations of plagiarism and falling asleep during a speech by then-President Barack Obama in ...More..

Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales

A U.S. official tells CNN that the arms packages for UAE and Saudi Arabia will include surveillance aircraft and maintenance, as well as training programs, advanced precision kill weapon guidance systems and ...More..

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated United Nations resolutions
by | Sunday, May 26, 2019

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated United Nations resolutions

President Trump's national security adviser John Bolton is surrounded by reporters at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Friday. Negotiations between the United States and North Korea ove...More..

Hiker Missing for More Than 2 Weeks Found Alive in Maui, Hawaii
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Hiker Missing for More Than 2 Weeks Found Alive in Maui, Hawaii

Cantellops posted photos of himself and Eller on his Facebook page to share with the public his joy of having found her, as well as huge gratitude for those who had been supporting the search. "And those tw...More..

Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job

Manafort-who by then had been terminated from the Trump campaign-had nothing whatsoever to do with Mr. Calk's desire to serve. "Indeed, the Special Counsel and a federal judge determined that The Federal Saving...More..

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over 6 months
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over 6 months

According to Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg , the company's system is capable of detecting hate speech in 40 different languages at this point. "For fake accounts , we estimated that 5pc of monthly act...More..

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos Islands
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Britain routed in UN vote on Chagos Islands

Richard Gowan, International Crisis Group UN director, said Britain would never win the vote as many UN member states were "very proud of the General Assembly's history of fighting colonialism during the Cold...More..

Jayme Closs' family members read heartbreaking impact statements
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Jayme Closs' family members read heartbreaking impact statements

Patterson "will never have any power over me". The amount is later doubled to $50,000 by the Jennie-O Turkey Store, where James and Denise Closs worked. Jayme Closs was honoured as a "hometown hero" in Wisco...More..

U.S. suspects Assad of new chemical attack
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

U.S. suspects Assad of new chemical attack

The statement said the Russian allegations "are part of a continuing disinformation campaign by the Assad regime and Russia to create the false narrative that others are to blame for chemical weapons attacks th...More..

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigns in wake of mismanaged Brexit
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigns in wake of mismanaged Brexit

Brexit is front and center in British politics. More than 12 Conservative MPs are seriously considering running, Laura Kuenssberg said, with former foreign secretary Boris Johnson now seen as the front runn...More..

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia hit by post-election unrest
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia hit by post-election unrest

Thousands of protesters supporting candidate Prabowo Subianto gathered in the city center following the announcement that incumbent President Joko Widodo won a decisive victory in the general election . At...More..

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit?
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit?

The Taoiseach said he wishes Mrs May well for the future and looks forward to "working closely" with her successor. "However, leadership is tough - especially in these times - and she deserves thanks for her ...More..

At least 15 students die in India fire
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

At least 15 students die in India fire

This was the only entry and exit at the coaching centre. The fire was reportedly triggered by a short circuit. The coaching centre was being run on the covered roof-top, which effectively became the fourth st...More..

U.S. regulators defend 737 Max actions
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

U.S. regulators defend 737 Max actions

Former NTSB Chair James Hall says the Federal Aviation Administration has lost the confidence of worldwide air regulators around the world. The target, if achieved, means US airlines would likely not have t...More..

Lawmaker arrested after allegedly punching his wife
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Lawmaker arrested after allegedly punching his wife

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn , R, made a similar statement Tuesday, requesting that McLeod vacate the position "if in fact, these allegations are true", the Herald reported . MS lawmakers called for...More..

Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Deadly, violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

The state high school track championships scheduled this weekend in the city were moved to different sites in central Missouri , after the Missouri State High School Activities Association issued a warning: "D...More..

Deputies: Infant found dead in van outside Jacksonville daycare
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Deputies: Infant found dead in van outside Jacksonville daycare

According to U.S. authorities, the 4-month-old was picked up from her home on Wednesday morning (Thursday NZ time) along with other children headed to the Ewing's Love and Hope Preschool and Academy in Jacksonv...More..

Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike

Attorney Geoffrey Berman said in news release. When Daniels began asking her lawyer, as all clients are wont to do eventually, where the hell her damn money was, Avenatti assured her he was working hard on ge...More..

Charges against Julian Assange prompt outcry from journalism, civil liberties groups
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Charges against Julian Assange prompt outcry from journalism, civil liberties groups

Now, new USA charges have been added to a previous indictment: 17 counts of espionage . The new Espionage Act charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Assange made public last month that...More..

Blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7

Authorities couldn't confirm reports that it was a small package that exploded. Paris authorities have opened a terror probe to ascertain if the attack was a terrorist attack, according to reports from CNN...More..

United States could send more troops to Middle East: Pentagon chief
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

United States could send more troops to Middle East: Pentagon chief

Shanahan told reporters on a possible further buildup of the USA military presence. "We're going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective", Trump added. Eager to avoid escalation...More..

Pompeo slams release of
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable

He had spent more than 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing support to the Taliban . Lindh, 38, was the first prisoner brought into a USA courtroom to face charges in the War on Terror, fo...More..

Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller , in a almost two-year investigation involving dozens of federal prosecutors and FBI agents, found that the Trump campaign did not coordinate or cooperate with Russian efforts to...More..

Treasury's Mnuchin: No Discussion With White House on Trump's Taxes
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Treasury's Mnuchin: No Discussion With White House on Trump's Taxes

Though other Congressional committees "must include a objective for their request for returns and return information when seeking access", the House Ways and Means Committee, along with the Senate Finance Commi...More..

American Climber Dies on Everest After Reaching Highest Peak on Each Continent
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

American Climber Dies on Everest After Reaching Highest Peak on Each Continent

Cash, a grandfather from Utah, collapsed near a portion of the trail which had an altitude of about 8,770 meters (28,700 feet), according to Pioneer Adventure . The deaths take the toll on Everest to four this...More..

Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Tearful May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, said MPs had already squandered too much time going around in circles on the departure deal, causing harm to the economy as the latest Brexit...More..

Members of Congress split on Trump administration approach to Iran
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Members of Congress split on Trump administration approach to Iran

Iran could soon exceed the amount of material it is allowed to stockpile under the deal. Despite Trump's decision to withdraw, the poll showed 61% of Americans still supported the 2015 deal between Iran and...More..

Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing
by | Friday, May 24, 2019

Schools, colleges shut, curfew imposed in Kashmir after Zakir Musa killing

While intelligence units had earlier stated that Musa was operating independently in Kashmir to establish the Caliphate in the region, they had observed that the Al-Qaeda could not independently survive in ...More..