Bobi Wine cleared to travel for treatment

The Police however stated that the move to arrest the MP was to ensure he had been examined after they learnt he had meant to depart from the country through Entebbe International Airport. The legislator's arrest sparked violent protests with his s... More..

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World shares fall for second day as Trump makes fresh trade threats
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

World shares fall for second day as Trump makes fresh trade threats

The U.S.'s 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods were implemented in July, while an additional $16 billion went into effect last week. Such an escalation of the trade conflict could shave as ...More..

U.S. ambassador: Victims in Amsterdam stabbing are Americans
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

U.S. ambassador: Victims in Amsterdam stabbing are Americans

In the most serious incident involving a terror attack, outspoken Dutch anti-Islam film director Theo van Gogh was shot and stabbed to death in 2004 in Amsterdam by a man with ties to a Dutch Islamist terror ...More..

Obama, Bush Remember McCain as Man Who'd 'Not Abide Bigots'
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Obama, Bush Remember McCain as Man Who'd 'Not Abide Bigots'

Fighting back tears, McCain's daughter listed her father's many accomplishments on and off the battlefield before noting, "These are all the titles and the roles of a life that has been well-lived, but they a...More..

Donald Trump Will Visit Ireland And The Date Has Been Revealed
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Donald Trump Will Visit Ireland And The Date Has Been Revealed

As of Saturday evening, more than 4,000 people had RSVPed "yes" to the event , and more than 18,000 said they were "interested" in attending. The officials said Trump wants to be on the road for Republican...More..

Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was one of six speakers Thursday at a memorial service in Phoenix for Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., speaks at a rally in Tampa, Fla. At the end of the almost...More..

Ukraine rebel leader killed in cafe bombing in Donetsk
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Ukraine rebel leader killed in cafe bombing in Donetsk

Russia's Investigative Committee, the state body that handles major crimes, said it was treating the killing as an act of global terrorism. The leader of Russian-backed separatists in the Donetsk region in ...More..

Toronto's Yorkdale mall evacuated as police investigate gunshots
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Toronto's Yorkdale mall evacuated as police investigate gunshots

Mall staff asked patrons to file into a hallway and then escorted them out through an underground parking lot, she said . "At least two shots " were fired by one person with a handgun, before fleeing. Out...More..

Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Geert Wilders cancels Muhammad cartoon contest after Pakistan protests

Pakistan has already complained to the Dutch government about far-right parliamentarian Geert Wilders' plans for a cartoon contest that will upset and provoke Muslims. In a statement the Taliban's main spo...More..

U.S. military chief, secretary state to visit Pakistan next week
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

U.S. military chief, secretary state to visit Pakistan next week

The US has always been frustrated with Pakistan's overt and covert support to the Afghan Taliban and other terror groups, forcing the Trump administration to warn Islamabad and slash military aid to the cou...More..

Trump says to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions until November
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Trump says to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions until November

They can step aside, "spend more time with their families" and let the grown-ups - whether in the special counsel's office or a different political party - do the job instead. Snapchat apologizes after map call...More..

Iran president's economic plan leaves lawmakers unconvinced
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Iran president's economic plan leaves lawmakers unconvinced

Trump also said he would reinstate USA nuclear-related sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic. He said Iran must not "pin its hopes" on Europe, despite Europ...More..

Kenya and Britain set to strengthen bond further
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Kenya and Britain set to strengthen bond further

The Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May has assured Kenya of continued access to the UK's markets under the current duty free arrangement, even after Brexit which takes effect on March 29 2019. The th...More..

Judge orders NJ couple to turn over money raised for homeless man
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Judge orders NJ couple to turn over money raised for homeless man

Mark D'Amico and Katie McClure made a decision to help Johnny Bobbitt after he gave them his last $20 (€17.20/£15.40) for petrol when their vehicle ran empty late one night in Philadelphia. The couple claim...More..

Justice Deptartment lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Justice Deptartment lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

For him to be in the Justice Department and to be doing what he did, that is a disgrace. And on Thursday, he wrote : "Wow, Nellie Ohr , Bruce Ohr's wife, is a Russia expert who is fluent in Russian". In...More..

European Union may end daylight saving time after millions vote against practice
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

European Union may end daylight saving time after millions vote against practice

Last month, European automotive stocks soared after Trump met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and the two leaders agreed to work towards eliminating tariffs for non-auto industrial g...More..

Australia to deny USA whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Australia to deny USA whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa

The former soldier spent seven years behind bars, including 11 months in solitary confinement, for sending almost 750,000 classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks . According to the report,...More..

McCain salute: One of nation's 'bravest souls' in war, peace
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

McCain salute: One of nation's 'bravest souls' in war, peace

Americans paid their final respects Friday to John McCain as the national icon lay in state in the US Capitol as part of a momentous sendoff for the war hero and statesman. "Today I'll be remembering friendsh...More..

Freeland to break from NAFTA talks to make announcement at embassy
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Freeland to break from NAFTA talks to make announcement at embassy

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland takes part in a news conference at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, U.S., August 31, 2018 . They met late into the evening Thursday in search of a compromise i...More..

Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees

The withdrawal of the US funding will be a blow to an agency that now supports more than 5 million people in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank and Gaza. Palestinian leaders have cut contact with the USA ...More..

Outrage as Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rockets to 2,975
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Outrage as Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rockets to 2,975

Trump defended his handling of the crisis, claiming that his administration did a "fantastic job" and that Puerto Ricans are still being helped, but Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, had a different view. Sh...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Homeless veteran suing couple who raised $400,000 for him

Johnny Bobbitt received worldwide praise after he gave a stranded motorist in Philadelphia his last $20, so she could get gas a year ago. But the heart-warming campaign hasn't had the happy ending many hop...More..

Trump Just Unblocked Some Twitter Users Per Court Ruling… But Not Rosie
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Trump Just Unblocked Some Twitter Users Per Court Ruling… But Not Rosie

The lawsuit was filed by the Knight First Amendment Institute on behalf of seven people who had been blocked by the president. My account, @EdKrassen , had been blocked since May of 2017, after I responded t...More..

Florida candidate makes 'monkey' comment about black opponent
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Florida candidate makes 'monkey' comment about black opponent

Ms. Abrams and Mr. On Tuesday those expectations came crashing down - crushed in a wave of populist support for Congressman DeSantis , who has been one of President Trump's staunchest defenders on TV and w...More..

Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal

The work and pensions select committee chair said soldiers fought in the Second World War to "banish these views" but that the Labour leadership was "doing nothing substantive" to address the "erosion of our co...More..

Parliament committee withdraws Expropriation Bill
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Parliament committee withdraws Expropriation Bill

Almost a quarter century after the end of apartheid, the country remains racially divided and unequal, and the ANC plan aims to improve the lives of the many poor black South Africans. "That bill will give mo...More..

Syria says it will 'go all the way' in rebel-held Idlib
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Syria says it will 'go all the way' in rebel-held Idlib

He further said that Syria would not use chemical weapons in any operation and that it did not have such weapons, adding that Damascus would try its best to "avoid possible civilian casualties and generally a...More..

Police confirm multiple deaths in horrific bus crash in New Mexico
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Police confirm multiple deaths in horrific bus crash in New Mexico

There were 49 people on board the bus at the time of the crash and 42 were transported to a local hospital after the incident. Police say a Greyhound bus carrying 47 passengers slammed into a semi-truck while...More..

Texas police say mystery woman in doorbell video found safe
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Texas police say mystery woman in doorbell video found safe

Deputies said the woman's name would not be released because she is a victim of domestic violence. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said it is looking into the " suspicious incident ". "It rang probab...More..

Dermer to represent Israel at upcoming memorials for late Sen. John McCain
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Dermer to represent Israel at upcoming memorials for late Sen. John McCain

Ducey is also headed for a tough reelection battle in the fall, and is seeking a smooth replacement process. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin reportedly has not been invited to attend the funeral. "Imagining an...More..

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after Chinese plane trespasses airspace
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

South Korea scrambles fighter jets after Chinese plane trespasses airspace

North Korea consistently complains that large-scale annual joint exercises, which usually take place in the spring and summer, are preparations to invade. The U.S. -South Korean exercise calendar hits a high po...More..

White House Counsel Don McGahn Set to Depart Trump Administration in Fall
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

White House Counsel Don McGahn Set to Depart Trump Administration in Fall

But his relationship with Trump, by some news accounts, has become more strained in recent weeks when news surfaced that McGahn, with Trump's approval, had voluntarily sat for 30 hours of interviews over seve...More..

by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Hillary Clinton's private email server was hacked by China

According to NBC News , the FBI issued a short statement on the claim: "The FBI has not found any evidence the (Clinton) servers were compromised". The recently released Justice Department Inspector General ...More..

Sen. David Perdue Will ‘Resist’ Quickly Renaming Senate Building for McCain
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Sen. David Perdue Will ‘Resist’ Quickly Renaming Senate Building for McCain

John McCain by raising its flags to full-staff, President Trump has ordered the White House to re-lower its flags to half-staff. Senator John McCain , who died Saturday from brain cancer, will lie in stat...More..

Fishermen from 35 French, five British boats fight heatedly over scallops
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Fishermen from 35 French, five British boats fight heatedly over scallops

A 35-strong flotilla of French fishing boats on Tuesday night circled five British ones in a row over scallops. 'There is an understanding that the French fishermen keep away from our crab pots and we stay aw...More..