Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

Mueller's Team Releases List Of Key Witnesses Against Paul Manafort Mueller's Team Releases List Of Key Witnesses Against Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort , U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, was sent to jail pending a trial after his bail was revoked. He's the only American charged in the Mueller probe to opt for a trial. The charges stem from Manafort's activities ...

Iranian MPs On Talks With Foreign Envoys To Counter US Sanctions Iranian MPs On Talks With Foreign Envoys To Counter US Sanctions

Washington chose to reimpose sanctions on Iran upon its withdrawal , accusing it of posing a security threat, and has told countries they must halt all imports of Iranian oil from November 4 or face us financial measures. Iran, on the other hand, pl...

Imran Khan wishes to take oath as PM on a public place Imran Khan wishes to take oath as PM on a public place

The unprecedented delay, along with a surprisingly strong lead in early results for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) party, have fuelled widespread fears over the legitimacy of the exercise. A total of 29 independents have won their seats in...

Trump's willingness to meet with Iran is diplomatic over-confidence, Dem says

During a joint news conference at the White House alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Trump said that he would meet with Iranian leaders "whenever they want to" with " no preconditions ". "If the Iranians demonstrate a commitment to ...

Trump Has Reportedly Joked That Ivanka Could Have Married Tom Brady Trump Has Reportedly Joked That Ivanka Could Have Married Tom Brady

Trump has joked several times that his daughter, Ivanka Trump , could have married Brady, the New York Times reported Saturday, citing people who heard him make the claim. Brady has said he skipped the White House party to visit his sick mother....

Puddle-dumping driver fired by contracting company, will not face criminal charges Puddle-dumping driver fired by contracting company, will not face criminal charges

A dashcam video , which has now been seen over 780,000 times, surfaced late last week showing a Black & McDonald van purposely splashing pedestrians on sidewalks. Dash cam footage published to YouTube appears to show a van driver doing that. A v...

Ginsburg: ‘I Have About at Least Five More Years’ on Supreme Court Ginsburg: ‘I Have About at Least Five More Years’ on Supreme Court

Although Ginsburg said it will be at least five years before she considers stepping down, it is uncertain if that time frame will change if Trump is re-elected in 2020. The 53-year-old circuit court judge has a reputation for a being a constitution...

Backed Kurd-led alliance hails first visit to Damascus Backed Kurd-led alliance hails first visit to Damascus

Muslim warned that any agreement reached should have global guarantees, as the Syrian regime wants to manipulate and impose a surrender similar to what happened in Syria's Daraa and other regions, he said. The SDF formalised the new administrative ar...

Donald Trump says he’s open to meeting Iranian president with ‘no preconditions’

The U.S. and Iranian leaders swapped taunts last week, escalating security concerns between the two nations. Rouhani recently warned the USA that "war with Iran is the mother of all wars, " prompting an all-caps retort from Trump. The US President ...

United Kingdom student goes missing while studying overseas in the Middle East United Kingdom student goes missing while studying overseas in the Middle East

Myers, Fla., was swimming in the Mediterranean Sea Saturday evening in Tel Aviv, Israel with two other students. The two students made it back to shore, but Jones was nowhere to be found. The US Embassy in Israel said it has been providing consular...

Kazakh FM partakes in Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Kazakh FM partakes in Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Its intention was to enshrine religious freedom as a core component of American foreign policy, and spread the blessings of religious liberty around the world. It's a ten-day project and will focus on promoting religious pluralism and protecting the ...

No Charges In Police Shooting No Charges In Police Shooting

Blevins, a 31-year-old black man, was shot and killed by Minneapolis police officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly on June 23 following a 911 call about a man firing a gun in a north Minneapolis neighborhood. The video released Sunday shows...

$100 Million Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Duck Boat Sinking $100 Million Wrongful Death Suit Filed In Duck Boat Sinking

The lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of 76-year-old Ervin Coleman and 2-year-old Maxwell Coleman Ly, two of the nine members of an IN family who died IN the incident. "Since 1999, there have been 42 deaths associated with duck boats...." Ripley...

Trump unlikely to agree to Mueller interview, sources say Trump unlikely to agree to Mueller interview, sources say

Trump on Sunday also fired off a battery of tweets blasting the "Robert Mueller Rigged Witch Hunt" as an "illegal Scam;" claiming it was started by a "fraudulent Dossier, paid for by Crooked Hillary and the DNC;" asking why Mueller isn't probing Demo...

Donald Trump Willing to Meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ‘Anytime They Want’

When discussing critical issues, "you meet", Trump said. In May, Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal forged under the Obama administration and with five other world powers, a move that sets in motion a renewal of sanctions a...

Second poll suggests electorate backs new Brexit vote

Britain has warned the European Union negotiators that EU financial firms will face obstacles to working in the country after Brexit unless the City of London is allowed to operate in the bloc as it does now, the Guardian reported on Monday.

After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee After Waffling On Kavanaugh, Rand Paul Predictably Says He'll Support Nominee

While Paul says nominees should be judged on their character, views, and opinions, he notes nobody will "ever completely agree with a nominee". Kavanaugh, tapped to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, planned to meet later on Mo...

Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says ‘collusion is not a crime’ Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says ‘collusion is not a crime’

As CNBC's Christina Wilkie notes, Giuliani did not claim Trump had no knowledge of the meeting, but instead told Fox News Trump did not personally attend the meeting. Giuliani also said Monday that "the odds are against" a Trump interview with...

Trump Threatens Border Security Shutdown, GOP Cool to Idea Trump Threatens Border Security Shutdown, GOP Cool to Idea

In his tweet , the president threatened Democrats to back him on a border wall and to gut the visa lottery. "They don't want the wall", Trump said . Following a day of relative silence on Twitter on Saturday, Trump's shutdown tweet was part o...

Vote counting under way in historic Zimbabwe elections Vote counting under way in historic Zimbabwe elections

Twenty-three candidates are competing for the presidency, with incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa , 75, of ZANU-PF facing stiff competition from the youthful Nelson Chamisa , the 40-year-old leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)....

Meeting with USA official ended with positive signals: Taliban Meeting with USA official ended with positive signals: Taliban

They involved several members of the Taliban political commission and Alice Wells, the State Department's senior South Asia diplomat, as well as other unidentified US diplomats, according to the two Taliban officials. Negotiations with the group, whi...

Grace Mugabe's immunity annulled by South African court Grace Mugabe's immunity annulled by South African court

In 2017, Grace Mugabe injured a young girl during confrontation inside a local hotel. The wife of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe was accused of assaulting South African model Gabriella Engels at a Johannesburg hotel where Mugabe's younge...

Two Americans cyclists among four dead in Tajikistan hit-and-run

The stab victim, whose nationality was not given, was in a stable condition. While initially reported as a hit-and-run accident, on Monday Tajikistan's Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda said the authorities are considering a range of scenarios ...

Hunt launches China charm offensive - but makes gaffe over wife's nationality Hunt launches China charm offensive - but makes gaffe over wife's nationality

Lucia Guo , who has been married to the former health secretary since 2009, hails from the central Chinese city of Xi'an. "We discussed the offer made by foreign minister Wang to open discussion of a possible free-trade deal done between Britain ...

Reham Khan: Imran Khan Is Reham Khan: Imran Khan Is "More Focussed On The Prize"

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan after expressing desire to maintain ties with Iran in his victory speech has received a congratulatory letter from the Ambassador of the country for getting elected as premier. It was after these calculati...

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