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Pope Francis Compares Vatican Whistleblower to Satan Pope Francis Compares Vatican Whistleblower to Satan
- September 12, 2018

The Vatican says Pope Francis will meet Thursday with the head of the US bishops conference and other top USA church officials over the sex abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church. "In these times, it seems like the "Great Accuser" has been unchained and has it in for bishops", he said. The Archbishop called on the Pope to resign. (more...)
Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals' Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals'
- September 12, 2018

Putin said they were civilians. Putin's declaration came seven days after British authorities announced that they had charged two Russian men, identified as Aleksandr Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, with carrying out the poisioning on March 4. (more...)
Russian Federation to Hold Largest Military Exercises in almost 4 Decades Russian Federation to Hold Largest Military Exercises in almost 4 Decades
- September 12, 2018

The Defence Ministry said in a statement Tuesday that the largest military drills since the end of the Cold War will involve about 36,000 tanks and 300,000 troops at sea and on the ground. A retired Russian general said the giant war games come as a warning to the U.S. against ramping up pressure on Russia. Eighty warships are taking part and the Russian fleet is deploying several frigates equipped with Kalibr missiles - the same type that been used in Syria. (more...)
'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats 'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats
- September 12, 2018

Between April 2016 and the end of March past year, 52 people were killed per day in South Africa. In a recent statement released by the party, they have noted with great concern the increase in murders and the continued prevalence of rape, sexual assault and gender-based violence. (more...)
Papadopoulos Contradicts AG Sessions on Putin Summit
- September 12, 2018

Papadopoulos lashed out Monday on his Twitter account against Alexander Downer, the former Australian ambassador to the United Kingdom, who reported that the campaign aide had told him over wine that Russian Federation had damaging information on Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Elizabeth Smart upset her kidnapper to be freed Elizabeth Smart upset her kidnapper to be freed
- September 12, 2018

However, the news release goes on: "based on further review and advice from legal counsel, the Board must count the time in federal prison as credit to the Utah sentence and therefore Ms. Smart, now 30, said in a statement that she was surprised and disappointed to learn of Barzee's pending release. She said in her statement she appreciates the support she is receiving and vowed to work to address the issue of Barzee's release so the same thing does not happen again. (more...)
Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man
- September 12, 2018

Lucia Times that he lived in a gated community in Dallas and alleged that "the police officer's key was found in the lock of the door of the apartment ... Harding University President Bruce McLarty shared his favorite memory of Jean with students in chapel Friday morning. She told responding officers that she believed the victim's apartment was her own when she entered it. (more...)
President praises '40 heroes' of Flight 93 on 9/11 observance in Shanksville President praises '40 heroes' of Flight 93 on 9/11 observance in Shanksville
- September 11, 2018

In New York City, a ceremony will take place at the 9/11 Memorial where mourners have gathered every year since the attack for the annual reading of victims' names. Tuesday's trip comes on the day that investigative reporter Bob Woodward's scathing White House tell-all book "Fear" - which paints a portrait of a man unable to handle the presidency - hits stores. (more...)
Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'
- September 11, 2018

Mr Trump was originally invited to Ireland by former taoiseach Enda Kenny on his final St Patrick's Day visit to the White House a year ago. He last visited Doonbeg in May 2014 and was due to visit again a few months before the USA presidential election, in the summer of 2016, but later shelved the plan. (more...)
Bob Woodward: Trump Threat ‘Has Not Been Treated Seriously Enough’
- September 11, 2018

Woodward then steers the conversation to the middle passages, which deal with Trump and his approach to National Security . When asked about Bob Woodward's controversial new book, Sanders accused him of failing to corroborate much of the allegations that were made. (more...)
Vladimir Putin sends in the heavy mob to tame protesters Vladimir Putin sends in the heavy mob to tame protesters
- September 11, 2018

People hold a poster reading "Pension reform" during a Communist Party rally protesting retirement-age hikes in St. Petersburg on September 2. The rallies were called by the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny , who has capitalised on widespread anger against the reforms. (more...)
Kerala lawmaker calls nun 'prostitute' in sex assault case Kerala lawmaker calls nun 'prostitute' in sex assault case
- September 11, 2018

Coming to the conclusion of the case all by himself, the MLA said that no one has doubt that nun is a prostitute. Addressing a press conference in Kottayam, Poonjar MLA P C George sought to know why she had not complained in the initial stage of sexual misbehaviour by the Bishop. (more...)
Woodward: Dowd Told Trump He Couldn't Testify To Mueller, Calling Him 'Disabled'
- September 11, 2018

Mr Trump tweeted: " The Woodward book is a Joke - just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources". Supreme Court. "White House staffers, she said, aren't focused on "(dealing) with cowards that refuse to put their names in an anonymous letter". "Americans deserve to know the truth behind these accusations that the president poses a severe enough threat to our nation that the cabinet weighed invoking the 25th Amendment in ... (more...)
Pakistan mourns death of Kulsoom Nawaz Pakistan mourns death of Kulsoom Nawaz
- September 11, 2018

Kulsoom married Nawaz in 1970 and went on to retain the title of the first lady following her husband's election to the office of prime minister in 1990, 1997, and during his last term from 2013 to 2017. She remained attached with her husband during his struggle against Pervez Musharraf and attended various public gatherings. Due to her illness, Begum Kulsoom was unable to return and formally take oath for the seat. (more...)
Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon
- September 11, 2018

Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. As of early Monday, Isaac was about 1,230 miles east 1,305 miles (1,985 km) east of the Windward Islands with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the NHC said . The National Weather Center warned of unsafe rip currents in popular tourist areas like Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks. Those on the coast and inland from SC into the mid-Atlantic region should be on alert and have a hurricane plan in place, according to the agency. (more...)
Estranged Wife Shot Father of Her Child at Walmart During Custody Exchange Estranged Wife Shot Father of Her Child at Walmart During Custody Exchange
- September 11, 2018

Emergency responders tried to resuscitate Coutee, 30, but he could not be saved and died at the scene, authorities said. "The victim was identified as Coutee's husband, whom she was meeting to exchange custody", police said. 4. Kayla Giles Was a Veteran A legal agreement between the couple reveals that Kayla Jean Giles was a veteran, according to the Alexandria Town Talk newspaper. (more...)
Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade
- September 11, 2018

Despite extensive grilling by Senate Democrats during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh this week, Vice President Mike Pence says he is confident Kavanaugh has the votes to be confirmed and take a seat on the high court. (more...)
Overloaded Plane Crash Kills 19 In South Sudan Overloaded Plane Crash Kills 19 In South Sudan
- September 11, 2018

Three people survived the crash and two were still missing. The only 3 survivors include 2 children and an Italian doctor working for a humanitarian organization. In March previous year, a plane travelling from Juba to Wau, in the north-west of the country, crashed with at least 40 people on board. And in 2015, dozens of people were killed when a Russian-built cargo plane with passengers on board crashed after taking off from the airport in Juba . (more...)
State Department announces closure of PLO mission in Washington State Department announces closure of PLO mission in Washington
- September 11, 2018

Bolton also announced that the United States would shut down the Palestine Liberation Organisation's office in Washington D.C, further deepening a rift with the Palestinian leadership.Bolton said he was delivering these views on behalf of President Trump. (more...)
Egypt sentences 75 to death over 2013 Rabaa Adawiya square protests Egypt sentences 75 to death over 2013 Rabaa Adawiya square protests
- September 11, 2018

The court in Cairo sentenced the head of the Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie , and 46 others to life in prison. Forty-seven were handed life sentences, while 347 were given 15 years in prison, and 22 minors received 10-year terms. Those sentenced to jail included a U.S. citizen, Moustafa Kassem, rights group Pretrial Rights International said. But Abdelrady added that the sentence was still "unfair because he (Shawkan) was only doing his job", covering the events unfolding in the Egyptian ... (more...)
Trump administration talks with Venezuelan military officers on coup plans Trump administration talks with Venezuelan military officers on coup plans
- September 11, 2018

The secret meetings about a possible coup included a Venezuelan military commander who is on a USA government sanctions list of corrupt Venezuelan officials. The Associated Press also reported in July that Trump had pressed aides on the possibility of invading Venezuela during a meeting in the Oval Office in August 2017. (more...)
Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria
- September 11, 2018

The raids reportedly wounded five rebels in Latamneh and knocked the village's underground hospital out of action, just a day after strikes damaged a similar health facility in Idlib's southern town of Hass, the Observatory said . Turkey has 12 military outposts in Idlib acting as a guarantor for the opposition per a deal it signed previous year with Tehran and Moscow to create a de-confliction zone. (more...)
Mike Pence: No-one on my staff wrote Trump 'resistance' op-ed Mike Pence: No-one on my staff wrote Trump 'resistance' op-ed
- September 11, 2018

The op-ed writer claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that was working quietly behind the scenes to thwart the president's most unsafe impulses. "When someone says, 'Hey, let me come and talk to you, ' or, 'Put me before the grand jury, ' they are suspicious of it, even if that person is a lawyer who happens to be the vice president of the United States". (more...)
Leader comment: Brexit is no more than a game to Boris Leader comment: Brexit is no more than a game to Boris
- September 10, 2018

His claim that her Brexit plan "wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution - and handed the detonator to Michel Barnier" provoked condemnation from senior Tories. Fellow Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt tweeted : "I'm stunned at the nature of this attack". A former advisor to David Cameron believes that the character of Boris Johnson matters to an "important section" of the electorate who wouldn't want these characteristics in their Prime Minister. (more...)
Apple Prices May Rise Due To My Tariffs Apple Prices May Rise Due To My Tariffs
- September 10, 2018

That would take the total goods targeted to $250 billion of the $500 billion imported each year. The company has managed to keep the business going despite major changes in where it gets its raw materials. But while moving its manufacturing operations to the United States would allow it to skip the tariffs, Apple's products likely wouldn't be any cheaper. (more...)
Trump Administration Will Declare 'Superfluous' International Criminal Court at The Hague 'Illegitimate'
- September 10, 2018

On Monday, national security advisor John Bolton announced major changes in how the USA will treat the International Criminal Court . Bolton's draft text says the United States will not cooperate with the ICC, and that if it does investigate US actions in Afghanistan then the Trump administration will consider travel bans, asset freezes and possible prosecution in USA courts for the judges and prosecutors involved in the probe. (more...)
Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya crisis Myanmar says International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction in Rohingya crisis
- September 10, 2018

Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they take part in a protest at the Kutupalong refugee camp to mark the one year anniversary of their exodus in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Aug 25, 2018. The social media giant has admitted it was too slow to react to the crisis, which saw its platform wildly popular in Myanmar become an incubator of hate speech against the Rohingya. (more...)
Vehicle speeds down Lyon airport runway to escape police Vehicle speeds down Lyon airport runway to escape police
- September 10, 2018

A man rammed a vehicle through a terminal building then sped through a field onto the runway at Lyon's Saint-Exupéry worldwide airport. Within seconds, he is surrounded by at least a dozen police officers and several police cars and is arrested. (more...)
Woodward's White House book a 'scam' Woodward's White House book a 'scam'
- September 10, 2018

The respected White House chronicler describes a coalition of like-minded aides plotting to prevent the president from destroying the world trade system, undermining national security and sparking wars. People with no names are writing our nation's history. The President also lashed out on Wednesday and dismissed the op-ed as "really a disgrace" and "gutless" and assailed the author and the Times for publishing the anonymous opinion piece. (more...)
SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence
- September 10, 2018

Florence is still sitting more than 1000 miles off the east coast of the United States , but it's still our main focus in the tropics. As of 11 p.m. Hurricane Florence is expected to be back at major hurricane status sometime Monday, and could impact the mid-Atlantic coast late this week as a category 4 hurricane. (more...)

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