Saturday August 24-th, 2019

DOJ says IRS was right to shield Trump tax returns from Congress DOJ says IRS was right to shield Trump tax returns from Congress

Democrats sought Trump's tax returns under a 1924 law that directs the IRS to furnish such information when requested to the chairs of Congress' tax-writing committees. The committee issued subpoenas for the records last month. Rep. Ayanna Pres...

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics

Emotions get the better of Matildas skipper Sam Kerr . Australia used the same methodical tactics that failed to turn possession into goals against Italy . Logarzo's power of running was vast, Tameka Yallop was relentless and Sam Kerr made ...

‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report ‘Virtual act of treason’: Trump lashes out at NYT cyber attack report

The Trump administration declined to describe to the Times specific actions it was taking under these new authorities. Two administration officials told the Times they believed President Donald Trump had not been briefed in any detail about...

Mexico publishes Trump's 'secret deal' on migration Mexico publishes Trump's 'secret deal' on migration

Mexico has resisted such a designation. "What will we gain in a trade war that we are going to loose with these 25 percent duties?" The supplementary deal's originate comes every week after Trump announced that the two countries had reached an se...

Notre Dame holds first mass since fire Notre Dame holds first mass since fire

Only a small number of priests, canons and church employees will be allowed in, and they will have to wear hard hats, reported Reuters . Most of the donations used to fund the clean-up work from the April 15 fire have come from Americans .

Israel's Netanyahu Honors Community as 'Trump Heights'

Indeed, the cabinet decision calls for an "initiative to establish" a new Golan Heights community, but does not actually declare the establishment of one. Trump tweeted his thanks to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the namesake communi...

NYT's Russian Federation report is 'virtual treason,' says Trump NYT's Russian Federation report is 'virtual treason,' says Trump

While the USA has placed surveillance probes into Russia's electric grid for years, the deployment of more aggressive malware marked a serious escalation, officials said. According to the Times , the U.S.is increasingly targeting Russia's electric...

Damaged Tanker Arrives at UAE Anchorage Amid Increased Regional Tensions Damaged Tanker Arrives at UAE Anchorage Amid Increased Regional Tensions

Tensions in the Persian Gulf have escalated since the US sent an aircraft carrier strike group and other military assets to the region in what it says is defensive posturing against alleged Iranian threats. It was "heading towards the Fujairah-Khor F...

All of Argentina and Uruguay without power in massive outage All of Argentina and Uruguay without power in massive outage

Uruguay's electricity service body UTE tweeted: "At 7.06 a defect in the Argentine network affected the interconnected system leaving the entire national territory without service, as did several provinces of the neighboring country". The outage hit...

Donald Trump: US President in 'Prince of Whales' Twitter error Donald Trump: US President in 'Prince of Whales' Twitter error

US President Donald Trump and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, raise their glasses at a dinner at Winfield House, during Trump's state visit in London June 4, 2019. Well I met with the Queen of Dolphins. He took Prince Charles' name on Twitter...

Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies

In a tweet around 9 a.m. ET, Edesur said electricity was being restored to parts of Argentina and that the process would take a couple of hours. Authorities are hoping it does not interfere with regional elections in parts of Argentina. The three cou...

Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara admits misusing public funds Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara admits misusing public funds

The settlement saw her admit to more minor charges and reduced the overspending charge to $50,000. Smiling broadly, Netanyahu faced a phalanx of cameras in the courthouse before the session got under way. In February, Israel's attorney general said...

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy to attend discussion on wrongful convictions Amanda Knox arrives in Italy to attend discussion on wrongful convictions

Knox is scheduled to return to Italy for the first time since her final acquittal, having been invited by the Italy Innocence Project, a nonprofit organization, to speak about her experiences being wrongfully convicted and the media's handling of her...

Maryland Weather | Chance For Severe Storms On Father’s Day Maryland Weather | Chance For Severe Storms On Father’s Day

Some of those storms, forecasters said, "could produce gusty winds". Severe weather is not expected, but frequent lightning and some pockets of heavy rain will be possible with any storms that develop. A few little showers may move inland from the At...

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

The US President tweeted , 'London needs a new mayor ASAP, ' as he warned things 'will only get worse, ' with Khan at the helm. Trump wrote in response to Hopkins' tweet, later adding the mayor was "a national disgrace who is destroying" the cit...

British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran on new hunger strike British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran on new hunger strike

Mr Ratcliffe has since begun his own strike, outside the Iranian embassy in Knightsbridge , London, in solidarity with his wife. Mr Ratcliffe said: 'Nazanin had vowed that if we passed Gabriella's fifth birthday with her still inside, then she w...

Telegram founder claims cyber attack was timed to disrupt Hong Kong protests Telegram founder claims cyber attack was timed to disrupt Hong Kong protests

The protests gave way to violence that injured at least 72 people, said reports . It warned users in many regions that they may face connection issues. A DDoS or Distributed Denial of Service attack is a common tactic of cybercriminals aimed at ...

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Today: 10 Points Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Today: 10 Points

Union minister for health Dr Harsh Vardhan and his junior minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey will visit Muzaffarpur on Sunday to take stock of the situation. The numbers of cases are declining. "Kanti, Musahari, Katra, Minapur and Muraul blocks in Mu...

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Gulf of Oman tanker attacks

Whether this visit has been "successful" or not, the remarks of the Iranian and the USA officials will show in the following days, the Iranian expert added. Iran's top diplomat also voiced incredulity over the timing of the incident, which came as Mr...

7.4 natural disaster in Kermadecs may cause tsunami 7.4 natural disaster in Kermadecs may cause tsunami

The first tsunami activity may not be the most significant. Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre messages do not represent the official warning status for New Zealand. on Saturday afternoon, triggering concerns of a tsunami threat to parts of the Pacific...

Biden, Sanders to face off as 1st Democratic debate line-up set Biden, Sanders to face off as 1st Democratic debate line-up set

The progressive lane in the 2020 Democratic field has been stuck at around 30 percent of the polls all year long. I'm losing in 15 out of 17 states? For example, the President leads in Florida by 8 points, ' he said. Bernie Sanders , will appear toge...

Mich. Prosecutors Drop Flint Charges, Restart Investigation Mich. Prosecutors Drop Flint Charges, Restart Investigation

Contrary to accepted standards of criminal investigation and prosecution, all available evidence was not pursued. In this July 25, 2018, file photo, Nick Lyon, Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services director, looks to the judge during...

Phoenix Police Report on Viral Incident Full of Glaring Omissions

The officer who swept the young man's leg is now on a non-enforcement assignment. I drew my handgun to contact ready and continued to give him loud commands. One officer stopped the woman, questioned her, checked her ID, and found she had warrants ou...

Trump says he may tell Federal Bureau of Investigation if he gets dirt on opponent Trump says he may tell Federal Bureau of Investigation if he gets dirt on opponent

I actually said at the beginning, I said I'd do both". "If you don't hear what it is, you won't know what it is". He added that he'd have no obligation to call the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "It's not an interference, they have information - I ...

Worshippers in hard hats to attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire Worshippers in hard hats to attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire

Less than 10% of the 850 million euros pledged by billionaires, business leaders and others has been received so far, the French government said. De Challus said that architectural experts are using digital models to try to establish how much damag...

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