Australian senator calls for 'final solution to nation's immigration problem'

In his speech, Mr Anning said "the final solution to the immigration problem is a popular vote". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described the senator's comments as a "shocking insult" to those who died in the Holocaust . Around 1942, the ... More..

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India's PM for over 6 years, dead at 93
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India's PM for over 6 years, dead at 93

Reports emerged on Thursday morning that Vajpayee was in a critical condition after India's top politicians visited the 93-year-old in New Dehli's All India Institute of Medical Science. Besides his political...More..

Husband confesses to murder of missing woman, children with NC ties
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Husband confesses to murder of missing woman, children with NC ties

Though formal charges have not yet been filed, he could face three charges of murder and three charges of tampering with evidence. Shanann Watts , who was 15-weeks pregnant, was reported missing on Monday al...More..

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Commander Of Bin Laden Raid: Revoke My Security Clearance Too, Trump

Calling Brennan "one of the finest public servants I have ever known", Ret. Navy Adm. William McRaven told Trump in a Washington Post op-ed , "Therefore, I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my s...More..

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures

The Navy's end strength is set at 335,400, the Marine Corps' at 186,100 and the Air Force's at 329,100. Trump infamously insulted McCain during his 2015 presidential run, and as recently as late June 2018 f...More..

Beijing Slams 'Negative Content' on China in U.S. 2019 Defense Bill
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Beijing Slams 'Negative Content' on China in U.S. 2019 Defense Bill

Trump has lifted an earlier ban on USA companies selling to ZTE, allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business and putting him at odds with both Republican and Democrat...More..

Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

The trial is the first to emerge from Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election, but neither Manafort nor Gates have been charged in connection with their Trump campaign work. E...More..

Trump revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump revokes security clearance of ex-CIA director John Brennan

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced during Wednesday's press briefing that Trump would be revoking Brennan's clearance. He is the only current government employee on the list. ...More..

U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand urges opposition to Kavanaugh: Fight for abortion rights "is now or never" Trump claims tariffs on foreign nations will rescue U.S. Almost 350 news organisations ple...More..

Surprise Taliban Attack Leads To Days Of Fighting, Hundreds Of Deaths
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Surprise Taliban Attack Leads To Days Of Fighting, Hundreds Of Deaths

Diplomats in Kabul said the government had admitted being taken by surprise by the attack and after 72 hours with minimal public comment from the presidential palace, Ghani announced on Twitter that reinf...More..

John Brennan security clearance revoked today by Trump administration
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

John Brennan security clearance revoked today by Trump administration

Former CIA directors and other top national security officials are typically allowed to keep their clearances, at least for some period, so they can be in a position to advise their successors and to hold cer...More..

Russian Federation supports trade in national currencies, Kremlin says after Erdoğan's call
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Russian Federation supports trade in national currencies, Kremlin says after Erdoğan's call

When asked, when Moscow will prepare measures in response to Washington's draft law on new sanctions against Russia, Peskov noted that the relevant bill "has not been adopted yet". In 2017, Russian Federation s...More..

Korean President Pledges 'Bold Step' with N. Korea's Kim in Ending War
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Korean President Pledges 'Bold Step' with N. Korea's Kim in Ending War

Moon said that even if "political unification" between the North and South is a long way off, establishing peace, allowing travel between the North and South and forming a joint economic community "will be true...More..

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022

Russia , the United States , and China are the only countries that have so far successfully done so. And breaking his silence in the context of recent cases of rape and sexual exploitation in welfare homes...More..

Iraqi Prime Minister cancels visit to Iran
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Iraqi Prime Minister cancels visit to Iran

Amid the ongoing US-Iran dispute, Abadi was set to visit Iran to discuss economic relations. Meanwhile, Secretary General of the Iraqi Federation of Industries Ali Sabih al-Saedi highly regarded the cooperati...More..

Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 42, red alert for 8 districts
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 42, red alert for 8 districts

Vijayan's office on Wednesday said that the authorities were also anxious about rising water levels in the massive Mullaperiyar dam, and urged officials in the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu to release water ...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

In Sexist & Racist Attack, Trump Calls Omarosa "Crazed" and a "Dog"

She said Sunday that she had listened to one after the book closed. The book also alleges that Trump denigrated the looks of Tubman, the former slave and widely revered abolitionist whom President Barack Ob...More..

Taliban kills 17 Afghan soldiers after overrunning base
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Taliban kills 17 Afghan soldiers after overrunning base

Officials later said all indications were that there was only one bomber. Meanwhile, a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan late on Tuesday night (Wednesday NZT) killed at lea...More..

European Union seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

European Union seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

They boarded their boat, the Aquarius , and tried to dock in Italy. The Aquarius , which is run by charity SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders, rescued the group, which includes 67 children and two...More..

Air quality poor as wildfire smoke drifts back over Calgary
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Air quality poor as wildfire smoke drifts back over Calgary

Portland Parks and Recreation has moved all scheduled outdoor activities indoors and is gearing up to cancel or postpone activities if air quality reaches "very unhealthy " levels. If you open the windows you ...More..

The Defense Rests Its Case In The Manafort Trial
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Defense Rests Its Case In The Manafort Trial

Manafort's charges stem from an investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller , who is probing whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election and whether the Trump campaign c...More..

Thousands mourn Yemeni children killed by coalition air strike
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thousands mourn Yemeni children killed by coalition air strike

The coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015 in a bid to restore the internationally recognised government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi after the Iran-backed Huthis drove his government out of the capital...More..

Priests Accused Of Abusing Thousands Of Children In Pennsylvania
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Priests Accused Of Abusing Thousands Of Children In Pennsylvania

The "real number" of abused children and abusive priests might be higher since some secret church records were lost and some victims never came forward, the grand jury said . "We are now in the midst of a new ...More..

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

At least 35 people were killed when a bridge collapsed in Italy, police said. The condition of the bridge, and its ability to sustain large increases in both the intensity and weight of traffic over the years...More..

Is it a lake or sea? Five nations sign landmark Caspian agreement
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Is it a lake or sea? Five nations sign landmark Caspian agreement

The presidents of Azerbaijan , Iran, Kazakhstan , Russia and Turkmenistan inked the landmark convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea at the Fifth Caspian Summit in the Kazakh city of Aktau. For ...More..

USA man flies plane into his home after fight with wife
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

USA man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

A husband killed himself by flying a plane into his own home hours after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife. Youd, 47, was booked into jail Sunday after a domestic violence incident and was late...More..

Westminster Car Crash Being Treated As Terrorist Incident
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Westminster Car Crash Being Treated As Terrorist Incident

London's Metropolitan Police are treating a auto that rammed into pedestrians and barriers outside Parliament as a terror incident. Reuters reports the area has been cordoned off and quotes a police sp...More..

Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Trump tweets about Harley-Davidson boycott

This is a really bad move! The venerable company, founded in 1903, is in a standoff with the president over his steel tariffs. Dozens of bikers descended on the posh club house, where Trump shook hands, posed...More..

Iran aide doesn't see 'any reason' for Trump-Rouhani talks
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Iran aide doesn't see 'any reason' for Trump-Rouhani talks

The punitive measures, a follow-up to the United States decision in early May to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, restrict Iranian access to U.S. On Tuesday, Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt said ...More..

Bridge Collapses Near Italian City Of Genoa
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Bridge Collapses Near Italian City Of Genoa

The transport minister, Danilo Toninelli, called the collapse "an enormous tragedy". According to reports a number of shops and other buildings are located under the section that collapsed. A fire service spo...More..

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill

The H.R. 5515 bill was named after the longtime Arizona senator and chair of the Senate Armed Service Committee. And just hours after signing the military spending bill Monday, he did the same thing at a fundra...More..

Auto crashes into security barriers outside Parliament: Armed police surround driver
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Auto crashes into security barriers outside Parliament: Armed police surround driver

Streets around Parliament Square, Millbank and Victoria Tower Gardens have been cordoned off as dozens of armed police swooped on the scene. Ambulances and firefighters are also attending the scene. Officers re...More..

Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Ivanka Trump, administration mark anniversary of Charlottesville riot

The "Unite the Right 2" march - held to commemorate the anniversary of a 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that claimed three lives - will be countered by marchers that have come together from a range of...More..

Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Two Koreas plan third summit of Kim, Moon next month

The exact date and location of their next meeting have yet to be decided, but at their historic April summit in Panmunjom they agreed Moon would visit Kim in Pyongyang during the autumn. Kim Eui-keum, a spoke...More..

14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

14 dead in attempted Taliban city assault

US General John Nicholson - who commands American and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in the country - said his "thoughts and prayers" were with the friends and families of the victims of the attack o...More..