Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

The lira's crash was sparked by a disagreement with the United States over the detention of an American pastor in Turkey , which has even brought up questions over the future partnership between Washington and Ankara. In an interview with Hurriyet ...

Erdogan tells US: Turkey will find new friends Erdogan tells US: Turkey will find new friends

The Turkish president repeated his call for Turks to support the lira by converting any dollars or euros they own into the national currency. Relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have sunk to their lowest point in d...

Romania: Tens of thousands protest for second night running Romania: Tens of thousands protest for second night running

Some people lobbed rocks, bottles and smoke bombs at riot police. The demonstrators, many of whom live overseas and returned for the rally, had demanded that the left-wing government resign and that early elections be called. At least 3 million Rom...

Saw Trump's racism with my own eyes, alleges former White House staffer Saw Trump's racism with my own eyes, alleges former White House staffer

The book also says Trump said things like "What do you think she's like in bed?", "Do you think she's sexy?", and "Who you think would be better in bed between the two of them?" about female contestants on the show, though this is not a surprise sinc...

Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Will Begin Sept. 4 Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Will Begin Sept. 4

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday did begin releasing a small slice of documents related to Kavanaugh's work in the early 2000s for Bush, including the administration's response to the September 11 attacks. But due to the 51-49 split in th...

Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe Roger Stone associate held in contempt in Russia probe

The lawyer for Miller, Paul Kamenar, said Miller deliberately didn't show up in court before the grand jury Friday so he would be held in contempt of court, and could appeal to a higher authority. Miller's legal team will also argue that Mueller's ...

Trump OKs stiffer tariffs on Turkish metals as lira plummets Trump OKs stiffer tariffs on Turkish metals as lira plummets

Iran has also suffered a major tumbling of its currency this year partly over the reimposition of U.S. sanctions after Trump abandoned the 2015 nuclear deal. It said it would support steel and aluminium exporters on all global platforms, and the ...

How? Australian bike riding tourist killed by sanitation truck Upper West Side How? Australian bike riding tourist killed by sanitation truck Upper West Side

Lyden, a recent college grad with her heart set on going into psychology, was seeing the world with a close friend when her life was cut short, her mourning mom told Southern Cross News . - A young woman from Australia was killed while bicycling on ...

Boris Johnson defended by Rowan Atkinson in burka row Boris Johnson defended by Rowan Atkinson in burka row

The Independent understands that following the complaints, party chiefs must now decide whether the allegation is serious enough to establish an investigatory panel to ascertain whether Mr Johnson has broken the party's code of conduct. Boris Johnson...

Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Pakistan's Imran Khan on victory Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Pakistan's Imran Khan on victory

Both Sidhu and Dev were contemporaries of the cricketer-turned-politician and had played several matches against Khan's Pakistan cricket team. Ahead of Imran Khan's swearing-in ceremony as Pakistan's new prime minister, Indian High Commissioner...

Washington, D.C., Braces for 'Unite the Right 2' White Nationalist Rally Washington, D.C., Braces for 'Unite the Right 2' White Nationalist Rally

McAuliffe was governor when white nationalists marched through Charlottesville and clashed with counterprotesters, ultimately killing one of them, 32-year-old Heather Heyer , who was struck by a vehicle driven by a suspected white nationalist.

Turkey's Economy Takes a Tumble. What's Next? Turkey's Economy Takes a Tumble. What's Next?

Erdogan wrote in NYT. " Turkey is an important strategic partner militarily and economically". Turkey is at loggerheads with the United States in one of the worst spats in years over the almost two-year detention of American pastor Andrew Brunso...

White supremacist rally set for Sunday in D.C. White supremacist rally set for Sunday in D.C.

He called for the nation to "come together" after a week in which he stoked racial divisions with attacks on black athletes and other minorities. Schoep also addressed the Charlottesville, Virginia incident and said his group, "acted in self de...

South African Rand Plummets +2.0% as Lira Crises Explodes South African Rand Plummets +2.0% as Lira Crises Explodes

Ankara and Washington, NATO allies, have been at loggerheads over the detention in Turkey of USA evangelical pastor Andrew Brunson on terrorism charges, prompting United States sanctions on two of Erdogan's ministers and threats of trade res...

DC Jews launch weekend of counterprotests to white supremacist rally DC Jews launch weekend of counterprotests to white supremacist rally

That weekend, two Virginia State troopers were also killed as their helicopter crashed into a nearby forests. Northam asked residents to "make alternative plans to engaging with planned demonstrations of hate". Currently, the City is planning to es...

US’s ‘Space Force’ takes rivalry with China, Russia out of this world US’s ‘Space Force’ takes rivalry with China, Russia out of this world

In June, Trump ordered the Department of Defense and the Pentagon to being the process of creating a sixth military branch known as Space Force . Brian Weeden, a former Air Force officer who worked in space operations, tells Brumfiel that he...

California wildfires raging perilously close to thousands of homes California wildfires raging perilously close to thousands of homes

That blaze had burned burned more than 304,000 acres and injured two firefighters, as of Thursday morning. He said they were still working through the evidence to determine how it was started. Volunteer Fire Chief Mike Milligan said in an cell ph...

Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration has been deferred Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration has been deferred

Opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa addresses a media conference following the announcement of election results in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2018. "We've managed to place before the court forms that show the (res...

Kerala Monsoon: Hefty rains lash Wayanad, Palakkad, Punalur, Alappuzha Kerala Monsoon: Hefty rains lash Wayanad, Palakkad, Punalur, Alappuzha

Rajnath Singh tried to reach chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan but failed. Heavy rains have been lashing several parts of Kerala for the past few days, leading to a copious inflow into the state's reservoirs. The last time the dam shutters were o...

Ben Shapiro offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez $10,000 to appear on his show Ben Shapiro offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez $10,000 to appear on his show

More than 1.1 million people voted in the Democratic gubernatorial contest, double the number in the 2010 race, and about 140,000 more than the almost 1 million who voted in the Republican primary. He has written a book called, 'How to Debate Leftist...

Judge orders plane carrying deported immigrants to return to US Judge orders plane carrying deported immigrants to return to US

According to the lawsuit , the migrant mother, known under the alias " Carmen ", came to the U.S. with her young daughter after two decades of sexual abuse from her husband and death threats from a local gang in her native El Salvador. "In its rush...

Abby Huntsman Exits ‘Fox & Friends’ Franchise To Join ‘The View’ Abby Huntsman Exits ‘Fox & Friends’ Franchise To Join ‘The View’

Fox News confirmed to Mediaite that Ms. Huntsman will anchor her last "Fox & Friends" this weekend. News, "Abby has lots of fans at ABC and is expected to land at 'The View '". Expect ABC News to announce shortly before the show's new season...

WikiLeaks says Senate panel seeks interview with Assange WikiLeaks says Senate panel seeks interview with Assange

Pamela Anderson's self-described "romantic connection" with Julian Assange , as reported by Fox News , suddenly spices up the long-running investigation of Wikileaks' connections to Russian interference in the 2016 US election. "Whistle-blowers g...

Incredible Incredible "firenado" caught on camera in England

The stunning "firenado" was captured by firefighters. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service took to Facebook to explain that the fire whirl is formed in a similar way to a tornado, as cold air meets hot air. Thick black smoke from thousands of pla...

Soldier Killed, Several Injured In Major Taliban Attack In Afghanistan Soldier Killed, Several Injured In Major Taliban Attack In Afghanistan

After fighting off the nighttime assault, police were conducting house-to-house searches and trying to work out how the Taliban infiltrated so deep into the city, which is barely 120km (75 miles) south of the Afghan capital of Kabul . "Initial repor...

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