Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

US Defense Chief Weighing Possible Talks With Russian Counterpart US Defense Chief Weighing Possible Talks With Russian Counterpart

Asked if the Trump administration has a policy of regime change in Iran, Mattis replied, " There's none that's been instituted ". No policy changes came out of last week's summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir...

'My kids are deceased': US wildfire kills two children, four others 'My kids are deceased': US wildfire kills two children, four others

The winds that aided crews in keeping the flames from more populated areas were propelling the inferno at a frightening rate in unpredictable directions. The blaze was one of almost 90 large fires burning nationally, a lot of them in the West. Th...

Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani has said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has 183 secret recordings made by Michael Cohen , but that the President is only heard in one of them. Federal prosecutors in NY are investigating ...

Julian Assange faces expulsion from Ecuador Embassy hideout in UK Julian Assange faces expulsion from Ecuador Embassy hideout in UK

He said that any change in Assanges status should be the result of negotiations with all sides. A member of Assange's support team said that he might leave in "hours, days or weeks". Australian human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson. She said: "It's...

Trump Falsely Claims Historic Turnaround Trump Falsely Claims Historic Turnaround

Figures showed that consumer spending rose at a rate of 4 per cent in the second quarter, up from the 0.5 per cent rate seen in the previous three months. Consumer spending is being driven by the lower taxes and a robust labour market, which created ...

Giuliani: Cohen tampered with Trump tape Giuliani: Cohen tampered with Trump tape

Mr Cohen, who once declared fierce loyalty to the president, is under federal investigation in NY for his business dealings and reportedly whether hush payments violated campaign finance laws. was joined by his brother-in-law Jared Kushner and Paul ...

Trump Says He, New York Times Publisher Met at White House Trump Says He, New York Times Publisher Met at White House

Just in: Statement from NYT Publisher A.G. Sulzberger, who says he told Trump his "language was not just divisive but increasingly unsafe". He has at various times suggested pulling credentials from reporters, encouraged rally crowds to jeer me...

Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

He had been assigned to protect tourists arriving Svalbard's northernmost island from the MS Bremen , operated by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. It happened on the northernmost island of Svalbard archipelago, a region between mainland Norway and the North...

Mugabe says he will vote for the opposition in Monday's poll Mugabe says he will vote for the opposition in Monday's poll

Both Mnangagwa and Chamisa, the two leading contenders in a field of 23 presidential candidates, held large final rallies in Harare on Saturday. He said he he had talked to Sekeramayi, who remains a senior Zanu-PF member, who had agreed to take o...

Black man accuses Sean Spicer of using racial slur years ago Black man accuses Sean Spicer of using racial slur years ago

At the event, Lombard said he was a scared 14-year-old kid when Spicer used the racial slur, but said he is no longer scared and challenged Spicer to a fight. Spicer appeared to recognise Lombard. On Saturday, Spicer's lawyer said the man's claim w...

Trump willing to shut down government over border security Trump willing to shut down government over border security

Typically government shutdowns occur when Congress fails to pass a spending bill for the year; in January the government shut down when Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a deal on how to handle immigration . We need great people coming int...

Trump threatens to ‘shut down’ government if Dems don’t support border measures Trump threatens to ‘shut down’ government if Dems don’t support border measures

A shutdown over Trump's wall at the September deadline would mark the third lapse in appropriations this year, following a shutdown in January as Democrats battled with the Trump administration and congressional Republicans on protections for "Dr...

Dead, 7 Injured After Shooting in New Orleans Dead, 7 Injured After Shooting in New Orleans

They then fled the chaotic scene on foot, Harrison said. "A lot of people were here tonight", he said. Emergency services in Louisiana are responding to the shooting on South Claiborne Avenue. The city's mayor, LaToya Cantrell, condemned the viol...

Cambodia's ruling party claims election victory: spokesman Cambodia's ruling party claims election victory: spokesman

With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades. "Elections have a history of cementing au...

Georgia cops fired for using coin flip to decide arrest Georgia cops fired for using coin flip to decide arrest

That's when Brown opened a coin flip app on her phone. Roswell Mayor Lori Henry called the officers' behavior "inexcusable and unprofessional". Brown said she "didn't have speed detection", but the other officer pointed out that the body camera...

White House under fire for barring CNN reporter from event White House under fire for barring CNN reporter from event

Mr Trump and Mr Putin could also meet at other global events, the Russian leader said without naming them. The White House said Trump was enthusiastic about another Russian Federation summit. And President Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway sai...

Search for missing in Laos stopped by rain Search for missing in Laos stopped by rain

The death toll from Monday's collapse is now 27, but it has both been revised down and questioned by locals and aid agencies who believe it could be much higher. The dam collapse has led to more than 27 deaths in Laos, but Men Kong, Stung Treng p...

Woman and 5 of her kids die in MI motel fire Woman and 5 of her kids die in MI motel fire

The Michigan State Police Fire Marshal Division assisted the Berrien County Sheriff's Office to determine a cause and origin to the massive fire. Authorities say five children and an adult from the same family have been killed in a massive motel fi...

Michael Cohen Claims Donald Trump Approved Trump Tower Meeting With Russians Michael Cohen Claims Donald Trump Approved Trump Tower Meeting With Russians

Trump. The timeline is intriguing: On June 3, 2016, Donald Trump Jr . received the first email from Rob Goldstone, a music publicist who had helped the Trump organization bring the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant to Moscow on behalf of the Russian-Azer...

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam found dead

He added that the police are conducting further forensic investigation and gathering all material evidence. Whether it was a suicide or an assassination was yet to be determines, Zeynu Jemal said. The 6,450 MW hydro dam project, which will be Afric...

Deadly quake strikes Indonesian resort island of Lombok near Bali Deadly quake strikes Indonesian resort island of Lombok near Bali

The hardest hit region was East Lombok, the agency says, where eight people died and 10 people are seriously injured. Numerous 228,000 estimated people killed in the 2004 Indian Ocean Boxing Day tsunami were from Indonesia . "There were waves in...

McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt 'outrageous' McCaskill calls Russian hacking attempt 'outrageous'

McCaskill's acknowledgment was in response to a report from The Daily Beast that there was a phishing attempt against her office a year ago mirroring the tactics used successfully against John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman in the 2...

New Orleans shooting leaves at least 3 dead and 7 injured

The shooting happened on Claiborne Avenue, northwest of the French Quarter. The conditions of the injured people iS unknown. "This is an extremely tragic incident", the police chief said at a press conference early Sunday. We now have a crew en r...

Three Dead In Attack On Afghan's Jalalabad Midwife Training Centre Three Dead In Attack On Afghan's Jalalabad Midwife Training Centre

A number of explosions were reported and gunshots could be heard around the midwives' dormitory in the city of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province . While it is not known why the gunmen targeted the midwife training centre, midwives have be...

Video shows bear climbing out of storm drain after getting trapped Video shows bear climbing out of storm drain after getting trapped

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers believe the bear may have gotten into the drain after a nearby, open garbage receptacle, packed with berry-filled branches, drew it into the area. "We don't want to punish a bear for [people] not securing their ga...

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