Trump Claims NYT Report On Child Migrant Center Is 'Phony'

McAleenan, who previously served as the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said the agency has taken protective measures including building temporary processing facilities and ramping up medical staff. The investigation comes amid widespread... More..

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Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body
by | Monday, July 08, 2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body

Michelle Bachelet's report focusing on the last 18 months follows her trip to the troubled South American country last month and draws upon more than 550 interviews conducted by her office with rights defend...More..

Authorities investigate explosion at Florida shopping plaza
by | Monday, July 08, 2019

Authorities investigate explosion at Florida shopping plaza

Fireplace departments from Plantation, Davie, Lauderhill, Coral Springs, as smartly as Broward Sheriff Fireplace Rescue enjoy all been called to the scene. Saturday morning. A triage area has been set up. A p...More..

Buhari in Niamey signs agreement establishing AfCFTA
by | Monday, July 08, 2019

Buhari in Niamey signs agreement establishing AfCFTA

It is hoped that the African Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA ) - the largest since the creation of the World Trade Organization in 1994 - will help unlock Africa's long-stymied economic potential by bo...More..

Billionaire Financier Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking Minors
by | Monday, July 08, 2019

Billionaire Financier Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Allegedly Trafficking Minors

Asked by email if Epstein planned to plead not guilty to any charges, a lawyer for Epstein, Jack Goldberger, replied, "Yes". Officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that the prosecution wou...More..

Greek conservatives take strong lead in exit poll
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Greek conservatives take strong lead in exit poll

Led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the centre-right party is projected to defeat Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's leftist Syriza party. "We have a clear victory for New Democracy". But Tsipras has been widely crit...More..

South Carolina Focus for Sparring 2020 Rivals Biden, Harris
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

South Carolina Focus for Sparring 2020 Rivals Biden, Harris

Mr Biden's comments came as he and rival presidential candidate Kamala Harris were set to circle each other while campaigning on Sunday in SC, the first Southern state to vote in next year's primary and a cru...More..

Congress-JD(S) internal feud responsible for crisis in Karnataka: BJP
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Congress-JD(S) internal feud responsible for crisis in Karnataka: BJP

He is playing all these games. There is complete "anarchy" in Congress and its Karnataka unit is "functioning like an independent entity as central leadership has no say in the state unit", Joshi, a former chie...More..

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend

This followed mass demonstrations last month against Lam's extradition bill . Lam has suspended the legislation indefinitely, but protesters are calling for the formal withdrawal of the bill and Lam's resignat...More..

3 killed in vehicle explosion in southern Turkey
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

3 killed in vehicle explosion in southern Turkey

The blast occurred less than a kilometre from the Reyhanli district governor's office before 1000 GMT, state news agency Anadolu reported. Hatay Governor Rahmi Doğan said three people inside the parked auto w...More..

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation no more? Biden says Trump will lead to the organization's implosion
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation no more? Biden says Trump will lead to the organization's implosion

Biden has repeatedly criticized Trump since announcing he was running for president, telling CNN in an interview Friday that the president is a bully. Biden is considered a moderate at a time in which some in...More..

Months of tension: Erdogan sacks Turkey central bank governor amid rate tensions
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Months of tension: Erdogan sacks Turkey central bank governor amid rate tensions

According to Reuters news reports , Turkish central bank governor Murat Cetinkaya , serving since April 2016 as the governor, was ousted from his role and been replaced by deputy governor Murat Uysal, as per a...More..

Lufkin, Texas Ice Cream Licker in Viral Video Could Get 20 Years
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Lufkin, Texas Ice Cream Licker in Viral Video Could Get 20 Years

Twitter user @GAYSHAWNMENDES posted a video of himself this week at what appears to be a CVS with the caption, "I love ice cream". "We can not speak for them as to what charge she will face in the juvenile ju...More..

Sudan’s protesters claim victory after power-sharing deal with military council
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Sudan’s protesters claim victory after power-sharing deal with military council

A power-sharing agreement was reached Friday between Sudan's military government and civilian opposition, bringing an end to the month-long standoff between the two sides, and the best bit of news in almost 3...More..

Some Tories issued with 'multiple leadership ballots'
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Some Tories issued with 'multiple leadership ballots'

Mr Hunt and Mr Johnson both vow they will ensure Britain completes its delayed departure from the European Union , with or without a deal to smooth the way. The process of dispatch is to be completed by Monday...More..

Intra-Afghan dialogue - end of war more likely than ever
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Intra-Afghan dialogue - end of war more likely than ever

Since then Khalilzad has held scores of talks with the Afghan government in Kabul and overseas, with the Taliban as well as with Afghanistan's neighbors - including Pakistan which has been accused of aiding t...More..

NGO ship with migrants barred from docking in Italy
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

NGO ship with migrants barred from docking in Italy

In a statement, the Maltese authorities said that "following contacts between the Maltese and the Italian governments", the migrants on board Alex will be transferred onto a Maltese Navy vessel and disembar...More..

Jim Beam Bourbon Warehouse Still Burning in Kentucky
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Jim Beam Bourbon Warehouse Still Burning in Kentucky

Officials believe it was caused by a lightning strike. The Environmental Protection Agency is leading the investigation into the environmental impact. The destroyed warehouse was about 100 yards (91 meters) f...More..

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges

Under the deal, Epstein agreed to plea guilty to only one minor charge of soliciting prostitution in exchange for dropping other charges included in a 53-page indictment that, however, has never been revealed...More..

Plantation explosion: Injuries reported at Florida shopping complex
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Plantation explosion: Injuries reported at Florida shopping complex

Ruptured gas lines were found in the rubble at the scene in Plantation, Fla ., outside Fort Lauderdale in Broward County around 11:30 a.m. EDT. Photos of the site showed a huge chunk of the shopping mall des...More..

Rivals Biden, Harris to circle each other in SC
by | Sunday, July 07, 2019

Rivals Biden, Harris to circle each other in SC

Her campaign later confirmed it raised almost half a million from sales of T-shirts showing the image of the senator as a little girl and the words " That little girl was me ", referring to comments she made ...More..

Rahul Gandhi resigns as India's Congress party leader after crushing defeat
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Rahul Gandhi resigns as India's Congress party leader after crushing defeat

Political commentator Sushila Ramaswamy, who teaches in Delhi University, said the Congress party should come out of the Gandhi family's shadow. Rahul has also removed the tag of party President from his Twit...More..

Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Multiple people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza

A major avenue running past the mall was shut down. The explosion happened on Saturday morning at a shopping center in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward county. The authorities also announced on ...More..

Justice Department presses for census citizenship question
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Justice Department presses for census citizenship question

Two issues that could determine the distribution of political power for the next decade await resolution on the Supreme Court's final day of decisions before a long summer break. "We'll see what happens", Tr...More..

Statue of Melania Trump unveiled near Slovenian hometown
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Statue of Melania Trump unveiled near Slovenian hometown

United States artist Brad Downey hired a local chainsaw artisan, Ales Zupevc, to carve the likeness out of a tree trunk. The blocky, rustic figure was cut from the trunk of a living linden tree - whose base...More..

Hong Kong student leaders reject chief’s offer to talk
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Hong Kong student leaders reject chief’s offer to talk

But a pair of student unions are not interested. But many resent what they see as increasing meddling by the mainland and the erosion of those freedoms. One problem facing Mrs Lam is that the protest movement...More..

Iran-Turkey-Russia meeting on Syria to be held in August
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Iran-Turkey-Russia meeting on Syria to be held in August

The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally acquires Russian air defenses, United Sta...More..

Fresh tension as North Korea says USA ‘hell-bent’ on hostility
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Fresh tension as North Korea says USA ‘hell-bent’ on hostility

The North Korean delegation said it was responding to a U.S. allegation that it had breached a cap on refined petroleum imports that was set in 2017. It urges all United Nations member states to comply with S...More..

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute

Iranian officials have said that they want the SPV to be accompanied by another mechanism that gets around the USA sanctions that restrict the purchase of Iranian oil. Trump cited the Israeli findings in his de...More..

China trade officials aim to talk next week, officials say
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

China trade officials aim to talk next week, officials say

Top representatives of the United States and China are organising a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve the year-long trade war, Trump administration officials said yesterday. "China's attitud...More..

Iran says
by | Saturday, July 06, 2019

Iran says "active resistance" is an antidote to Trump's warnings

When asked whether a symbolic trade mechanism planned by Europe would soon begin to offer at least some pharmaceutical and food transfers, von der Muhll said the European powers were not sparing any effort, b...More..

India Air Force brings down bodies of seven climbers killed in avalanche
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

India Air Force brings down bodies of seven climbers killed in avalanche

It took the ITBP team a total of 500 hours spanning over 15 days to bring the mortal remains back so that the families of the deceased find a closure of the tragic episode. The bodies will be sent in an aircr...More..

Trump Not Giving Up on Citizenship Question
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

Trump Not Giving Up on Citizenship Question

Axios reported that Trump was considering issuing an executive order on including the question, citing a senior legal source. If you were confused by the president contradicting his own administration on th...More..

USA govt staff told to continue blacklisting Huawei
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

USA govt staff told to continue blacklisting Huawei

It looks to clear up how its agents should approach license requests by firms seeking approval to sell to Huawei , noting that although all applications should be considered on merit, they should also include ...More..

China says US tariffs must be lifted for trade deal
by | Friday, July 05, 2019

China says US tariffs must be lifted for trade deal

The call would mark the resumption of trade negotiations between USA and Chinese ministerial-level officials for the first time since early May. Trump's announcement of a détente with China came days after ...More..