• Spotify, Apple, Facebook crack down on Alex Jones pages and podcasts
Spotify, Apple, Facebook crack down on Alex Jones pages and podcasts

Facebook, YouTube , and Apple have banned Alex Jones and his conspiracy theory site Infowars from their platforms over hate speech . Spotify removed several episodes of " The Alex Jones Show " last week, citing violations of its policy against hateful speech.

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  • California Wildfires Made Worse by Environmental Laws
California Wildfires Made Worse by Environmental Laws

The fire has destroyed 75 homes and forced thousands to flee. "They're dry and it's hot and we've got low humidities". One, the Carr Fire , was still active in Shasta County. "Battling these relentless fires requires a Herculean effort", California Gov. The White House did not respond to requests to clarify Trump's tweets.

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  • Trump just made two problematic admissions about the Trump Tower meeting
Trump just made two problematic admissions about the Trump Tower meeting

But on Sunday, Trump tweeted the meeting discussed information and getting dirt on his election opponent, Hillary Clinton . But he has said since that no "meaningful information" was offered and the meeting focused mostly on the issue of adoptions of Russian children.

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  • Malcolm Turnbull: Climate Change Contributes To Drought
Malcolm Turnbull: Climate Change Contributes To Drought

The package will also include extra funding for mental health initiatives, with Australian farmers being at a significantly higher risk of depression and suicide than urban dwellers. "They shouldn't feel as if they're a burden - they've paid plenty of taxes over the years, " Mr Kerin said. The PM said Australia's global emissions reductions ta...

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  • Deputies looking for armed teen who held up boy's lemonade stand
Deputies looking for armed teen who held up boy's lemonade stand

He said a camouflage hat and BB pistol found along with a metal cash box was found in some nearby woods and could be checked for fingerprints and DNA. "We are being resilient and he came out here to sell some lemonade today just to be back at it and taking out time to process everything that happened", said Smith.

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  • Trump Changed His Story Again About His Son's Trump Tower Russia Meeting
Trump Changed His Story Again About His Son's Trump Tower Russia Meeting

Trump unleashed particularly fury at reports that he was anxious about the Trump Tower meeting attended by Donald Trump Jr. and other senior campaign officials. She also posited that the president's claim on Twitter that he was not aware of the Trump Tower meeting could be inessential to Mueller's probe in the light of the "false" statement...

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  • Rick Gates: I Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort
Rick Gates: I Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

On day five of the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, Gates was asked by the prosecutor whether he had committed any crimes with Mr Manafort, and he said: "Yes". Ellis issued that warning after prosecutors suggested Gates might not be called to the stand after all. " Rick Gates had his hand in the cookie jar and couldn't let his boss find out", Ma...

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  • Dozens shot across Chicago in spate of overnight violence
Dozens shot across Chicago in spate of overnight violence

One single shooting in Gresham, a neighborhood in the city's south side, injured eight people ranging in age from 14 to 35. In another incident, two gunmen approached a group of people and opened fire, the Chicago Tribune reports . He suggests gang members purposefully shoot into crowds of people gathered on hot summer nights, allowing them to e...

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  • Bologna Bridge Explosion Leaves 3 Dead, 70 Injured, Italian Police Say
Bologna Bridge Explosion Leaves 3 Dead, 70 Injured, Italian Police Say

More than a dozen people were seriously injured, local media said. Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash. A lorry carrying cars reportedly collided with a tanker containing flammable materials. Most of the videos were taken from inside passing cars where people were ab...

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  • Obama Day: All the Best Memes & Tributes
Obama Day: All the Best Memes & Tributes

IL government offices remained open Saturday as the home state of former President Barack Obama commemorated his birthday under a new state law. IL is marking its first Barack Obama Day. Sharing a photo of her husband overlooking a scenic landscape, Michelle took to her social media to wish her man a happy birthday with a special post to Ob...

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  • Hurricane Hector is headed toward Hawaii, where a volcano is erupting
Hurricane Hector is headed toward Hawaii, where a volcano is erupting

As of 11 p.m. ET Saturday, Hector was located 1,395 miles south of Hilo, Hawaii. Kilauea volcano continues to erupt in Hawaii, and now the islands are in the path of a category 3 hurricane. It's slated to cross into the Central Pacific basin by early Monday. "We want to remind the public we are in the middle of the hurricane season and we urge pe...

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  • As US prepares sanctions, Iran arrests former forex boss after currency collapse
As US prepares sanctions, Iran arrests former forex boss after currency collapse

Iran will ease foreign exchange rules in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency, which has lost half its value since April due to fears about the return of US sanctions , according to state media reports on Sunday. "Based on existing agreements, five new ATR aircraft will land at Mehrabad Airport at 9am (04:30 GMT) tomorrow [Sunday]", the n...

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  • Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms
Bookkeeper notes false info on Manafort forms

Laporta said that Gates sent her a backdated document purporting to memorialize the loan and that Manafort saved $400,000 to $500,000 in taxes. "You make her say "I lied" as many times as you can", Axelrod said. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort departs from U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 28, 2018. For all the ...

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  • South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal
South Sudan government and rebels sign peace deal

Still, Ahmed said the parties disagree on the power-sharing at the level of local governments, but they are determined to solve the issue before the final signing of the document on August 5. Once a final peace agreement is signed, the belligerents will have three months to form a transitional government, which will be in power in the country for...

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  • 11 kids removed from New Mexico compound
11 kids removed from New Mexico compound

Armed with a search warrant, the officers found five adults, including Wahhaj, and 11 children at the compound. The sheriff's office said when the two suspects were approached, they refused to follow commands and Wahhaj was found in possession of an AR15 rifle, five loaded 30 round magazines, and four loaded pistols, including one in his pocket w...

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  • Donald Trump endorses Republican nominee for Tennessee governor Bill Lee
Donald Trump endorses Republican nominee for Tennessee governor Bill Lee

Lee heads his family's mechanical contracting, facilities and home services firm. NASHVILLE , Tenn. (AP) - Basking in the afterglow of an emphatic Republican primary victory in her Senate bid, U.S. Blackburn could become the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate by Tennessee voters. Businessman Bill Lee won a bruising GOP primary. The g...

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  • Abrupt cancellation of basic income pilot could make vulnerable people less healthy
Abrupt cancellation of basic income pilot could make vulnerable people less healthy

This week, the newly elected Progressive Conservative government announced it was ending the pilot after just one year, saying it was a "disincentive" for participants to become "productive members of society". "And does the same intervention, which is a way of getting people out of poverty, work as well here as its worked in other places?' And n...

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  • Iran's foreign minister says China
Iran's foreign minister says China "pivotal" to salvaging its nuclear deal

In Washington, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the White House would make an announcement on Monday detailing the reimposition of sanctions on Iran that Trump has ordered for this week. Iran had hoped the lifting of sanctions would allow it to replace its aging commercial airline fleet, but the USA withdrawal has halted billion-dol...

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  • Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy after criticism of activist arrests
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy after criticism of activist arrests

The ministry considers the Canadian statements as a blatant interference in the Kingdom's internal affairs that violates simple global norms that governs relations between countries. Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador from Sweden and Stockholm cancelled a defence agreement with the Saudis. The Globe and Mail reached Saudi ambassador Naif Bin Ba...

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  • Venezuelan President survives apparent drone assassination attempt
Venezuelan President survives apparent drone assassination attempt

First results of the probe into the attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's life indicate that the United States and Colombia were behind it, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Sunday. The government of the United States , which supported a failed coup against Maduro's predecessor Hugo Chavez in 2002, also denied any re...

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