Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Donald Trump signs $716B defense authorization bill in NY Donald Trump signs $716B defense authorization bill in NY

The bill authorizes $716 billion in funding. President Trump touted American military strength while in Fort Drum , New York just before he signed the annual 2019 defense spending bill. The bill gives the Pentagon a $638 billion base budget for ...

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on anniversary of Charlottesville violence Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on anniversary of Charlottesville violence

Scott, one of the nation's most prominent Black Republicans, was troubled by Trump's statements and met with president in September 2017. "And then another bright spot is the president's plan and objective to work with both the House and the Se...

Trump campaign says Omarosa job offer wasn't 'hush money'

Look at her MANY recent quotes saying such wonderful and powerful things about me - a true Champion of Civil Rights - until she got fired. Manigault Newman provided audio to NBC, which aired portions of her recording during the interview.

European Union to Saudis: Clarify activists arrests European Union to Saudis: Clarify activists arrests

Pakistan has expressed its solidarity with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing row between the kingdom and basic human rights. On Monday, Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador to Canada for consultations, gave the Canadian ambassador to Riyadh only 24 hours...

Jeremy Corbyn pressed over 'terror memorial' claims Jeremy Corbyn pressed over 'terror memorial' claims

The questions were in response to a Daily Mail front page featuring photographs it said showed the Labour leader near memorials to members of the militant Black September group behind the 1972 attack. The message appears to refer to footage which r...

Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

He did not say whether United States aircraft, which had helped Afghan forces resist the initial attack on Friday, had conducted any attacks against the Taliban. The fighting has brought the traffic to a halt, stranding hundreds of passengers for t...

Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63 Former WWE star Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies at 63

After Stu Hart paid him $500 to enter and win a local anvil-throwing contest, Helen Hart started calling him "The Anvil". After retiring, Neidhart had the pleasure of seeing his daughter Natalya promote women's wrestling to its greatest height in...

Flight Data and Human Remains Found in Stolen Sea-Tac Plane Flight Data and Human Remains Found in Stolen Sea-Tac Plane

Authorities say he commandeered an empty Bombardier Q400 , 107-foot (32.61 m) long turboprop aircraft on Friday night from a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The data recorder will be sent Monday to the NTSB lab in Washingto...

Man who killed Florida father Markeis McGlockton charged with manslaughter Man who killed Florida father Markeis McGlockton charged with manslaughter

Michael Drejka, 47, was charged with manslaughter in the July 19 death of 23-year-old Markeis McGlockton during a dispute over a handicapped parking spot at a convenience store in Clearwater. He was criticized by the family of McGlockton for initiall...

Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September Moon, Kim to hold 3rd summit in Pyongyang in September

South Korean President Kim Dae-jung met Kim Jong Un's father and predecessor, Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang in 2000 for the first inter-Korean summit. Last month, the North's state media criticized the South accusing it of only caring only about the ...

Hippos kill Chinese tourist, fisherman in Kenya attacks Hippos kill Chinese tourist, fisherman in Kenya attacks

He was rushed to the hospital but bled to death while receiving treatment. "This is not the first time", he remarked. Later in the day, a Kenyan fisherman was also mauled by another hippo a few miles from where the initial incident occurred, police...

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States

Khamenei said Monday with better management Iran can resist the US sanctions and overcome them. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers in May and last week the US began restoring sanctions, exac...

Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions

The decision came after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. "If the nuclear deal remains alive, the other sides should sell us the fuel and if the nuclear deal dies, then we would ...

Iran’s Khamenei blames mismanagement more than USA sanctions for economic woes

But Iran has rejected fresh talks, saying the USA can no longer be trusted after violating its commitments under the deal. Trump has also threatened to penalize companies that continue to operate in Iran. "The corrupt people (officials) should be p...

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages

Goelman said the move undercuts the FBI's repeated assurances that Strzok would be afforded the normal disciplinary process. The FBI did not immediately comment on Mr Strzok's firing. Trump removed Comey as the bureau's director and said he did s...

Kellyanne Conway can't name a high-ranking African American in White House Kellyanne Conway can't name a high-ranking African American in White House

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman , who kicked off her book tour on Sunday, finally admitted to keeping silent about President Donald Trump's racism. "They take me into the Situation Room, the doors are locked, they tell me I can't ...

Secretly Recorded Omarosa Tape Shows She Was Fired Over 'Integrity Issues' Secretly Recorded Omarosa Tape Shows She Was Fired Over 'Integrity Issues'

Manigault Newman said that Trump "never said the n-word in my presence", but in her book she cites unnamed sources who claim to know of the existence of a recording where the president uses that word on the set of " The Apprentice ".

Explosion kills dozens, including children, in Syria's Idlib Explosion kills dozens, including children, in Syria's Idlib

An explosion in a residential building thought to be storing weapons and ammunition in Syria's rebel-held Idlib killed at least 39 people including 12 children today, a war monitor said. The regime holds a small slither of southeastern Idlib. Its...

Baltimore cop suspended after brutal attack on unarmed man in viral video Baltimore cop suspended after brutal attack on unarmed man in viral video

The victim, 26-year-old Dashawn McGrier , was stopped by the officer, identified by his attorney as Arthur Williams , and an argument ensued after Williams initially let McGrier go before coming back and demanding to see identification. The video s...

One year later: Groups march, protest and gather in Charlottesville One year later: Groups march, protest and gather in Charlottesville

Police did not let them through because of established security procedures. President Donald Trump wasn't home - he has been at his golf club in New Jersey for more than a week on a working vacation. Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, visited the site of...

Cat sanctuary on Greek paradise island is seeking new recruit Cat sanctuary on Greek paradise island is seeking new recruit

In return for looking after the cats, you'll get to stay in a semi-detached little house with its own garden (rent, water, and electricity all paid for) plus a small salary. They found kittens thrown away in garbage cans, bony cats relying on scraps,...

Harley Davidson boycott would be 'great' Harley Davidson boycott would be 'great'

Supporters focus on US President Donald Trump during a "Bikers for Trump" event at the Trump National Golf Club on August 11, 2018, in Bedminster, New Jersey. His administration has battled against eliminating tariffs and trade barriers that harm the...

Investigators find Seattle flight data recorder Investigators find Seattle flight data recorder

Within minutes, two F-15 military fighter jets scrambled and intercepted the plane . Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, said on Twitter that preliminary information suggests the crash occurred because the man wa...

Turkey taking action to ease market concerns Turkey taking action to ease market concerns

The dollar, which has rallied since the Turkish lira crisis exploded last week, gained 0.1 percent to 96.463 against a basket of major currencies. The lira's plunge to a new record low and fears of a contagion sparked tremors through global marke...

V.S. Naipaul Dies: Nobel Prize Winning Author was 85 V.S. Naipaul Dies: Nobel Prize Winning Author was 85

He is the recipient of numerous honours, including the Man Booker Prize in 1971 and a knighthood for services to literature in 1990. He said: "He never wrote falsely". In 2008, he recalled his childhood as "pretty awful" and his family as "terrib...

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