• Trump Administration Cuts $200 Million in Funding to Palestinians
Trump Administration Cuts $200 Million in Funding to Palestinians

The official added that the decision took into account "the challenges the global community faces in providing assistance in Gaza, where Hamas control endangers the lives of Gaza's citizens and degrades an already dire humanitarian and economic situation".

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  • The Pope in Ireland
The Pope in Ireland

Pope Francis has arrived in Ireland for a brief visit that will be dominated by demands for action at the highest levels of the Roman Catholic church to deal with the systemic cover-up of abuse by priests and church institutions. "There is no doubt, however, of the great hurt that has been caused to so many by the horrendous child abuse and subse...

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  • Drug Tunnel Uncovered in Former KFC Building
Drug Tunnel Uncovered in Former KFC Building

The tunnel was only 8 inches in diameter but was 22 feet deep and almost 600 feet long. It remains under investigation. Screenshot of Video KFC drug tunnel discovered connecting the restaurant to a house in Mexico. On the Mexican side, a trap door was found underneath a bed. That's more than 3 million doses of fentanyl, which is widely consider...

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  • Activist Israa al-Ghomgham faces death penalty in Saudi Arabia
Activist Israa al-Ghomgham faces death penalty in Saudi Arabia

The activists face a handful of charges, including "participating in protests in the Qatif region", "incitement to protest", "chanting slogans hostile to the regime", "attempting to inflame public opinion", "filming protests and publishing them on social media" and "providing moral support to rioters".

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  • Trump Organization could face criminal charges from Manhattan D.A.
Trump Organization could face criminal charges from Manhattan D.A.

The US president then launched into a rambling statement on job creation and other economic progress he said had been made during his presidency and insisted Americans would be much worse off if Hillary Clinton had won the 2016 election .

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  • Kerala floods: Centre releases financial assistance of Rs 600 crore
Kerala floods: Centre releases financial assistance of Rs 600 crore

The NCMC meeting was attended by Secretaries of Central Ministries including Health, Telecom, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Power, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Commerce and Textiles and Senior Officers of Defence Forces, MHA and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

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  • U.S., Pak. disagree on call content
U.S., Pak. disagree on call content

Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on September 5, would be the first foreign dignitary to meet Imran Khan . Khan was sworn in as prime minister last week. USA officials routinely raise the issue of Taliban and other militants operating from safe havens in Pakistan, where they plot attacks on US and Afghan troops across the border.

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  • Uganda’s pop star-turned-lawmaker now facing treason charges
Uganda’s pop star-turned-lawmaker now facing treason charges

Pressure was mounting on the government to free Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine , who has emerged as an influential critic of longtime President Yoweri Museveni after winning a parliament seat past year. NAN reports that on August 15, police said Kyagulanyi was arrested for obstructing the presidential motorcade. He has since bee...

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  • India rejects UAE’s $100m aid offer
India rejects UAE’s $100m aid offer

A statement uploaded that night on the Ministry of External Affairs website said: "The Government of India deeply appreciates offers from several countries, including from foreign governments, to assist in relief and rehabilitation efforts after the tragic floods in Kerala ".

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  • The problem with Trump’s tweet about South Africa
The problem with Trump’s tweet about South Africa

She said studies have shown that farm murders are at a 20-year low and murders more generally have been on the decline since the end of apartheid . Prior to this initiative, white landowners were able to sell their land back to the government so it could be redistributed to black South Africans. Opposition leader Mmusi Maimane said the issue o...

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  • It's on: Malcolm Turnbull in turmoil as petition forces fresh leadership spill
It's on: Malcolm Turnbull in turmoil as petition forces fresh leadership spill

Later on Friday, Turnbull said he would quit politics "not before long". Of the 85 lawmakers at Friday's meeting, 40 opted for no change. "My course from here is to provide absolute loyalty to Scott Morrison to make sure that we win the election and that we defeat [Labour Party leader] Bill Shorten", he said.

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  • Prelim Autopsy Suggests Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries'
Prelim Autopsy Suggests Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries'

The department didn't provide any further details about Tibbett's death but said further examination may result in additional findings. Twenty-year-old Mollie Tibbetts vanished on July 18, 2018, after she went out for a morning jog in Brooklyn, Iowa , where she had been house-sitting at her boyfriend's home while he was out of town for work.

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  • Leah Barkoukis - Hunter Denies Abusing Campaign Funds
Leah Barkoukis - Hunter Denies Abusing Campaign Funds

She handled my finances throughout my entire military career and that continued on when I got into Congress... Yikes. He's saying, "Hey". "Whatever she did, that will be looked at too, I'm sure". This veteran, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the situation's sensitivity, said that Hunter appreciated being able to swap war stori...

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  • Trump may force Justice Department to turn over documents
Trump may force Justice Department to turn over documents

The statement went on to say Sessions uses only the highest standards and takes action if those expectations are not met. "You know the only reason I gave him the job is because I felt loyalty", Trump said . As CNN noted, Trump criticized Sessions for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian election interference. Trump has rep...

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  • Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India
Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India

In an unusual move, Pakistan has asked the U.S. to "immediately correct" a readout issued by the State Department in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was quoted as saying that he asked Pakistan's new prime minister to take "decisive action" against all terrorists operating in the country.

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  • British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail
British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail

Zaghari-Ratcliffe travelled to Iran in 2016 on a personal visit, intending to introduce her young daughter to her family there. Thomson Reuters Foundation chief executive Monique Villa said it was a positive sign and she hoped that it would lead to her permanent release.

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  • Former NSA Contractor Sentenced For Leaking Russia Hack Report
Former NSA Contractor Sentenced For Leaking Russia Hack Report

Prosecutors are calling that the longest sentence ever handed down for a federal crime involving leaks to the media. Victor herself apologized and said she took "full responsibility" for her actions. Despite prosecutors' warnings that victor may have stolen other USA secrets, she was never charged with any additional crimes. Prosecutors sa...

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  • ED declared duly elected President
ED declared duly elected President

The court ruled that Nelson Chamisa of MDC Alliance failed to prove that irregularities materially affected the results. Zimbabwe's president has quickly called for peace after the constitutional court upheld his narrow election victory and said the opposition failed to present "sufficient and credible" evidence to back its claims of a rigged v...

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  • Giuliani: Manafort pardon asked about
Giuliani: Manafort pardon asked about

Asked if he might pardon Manafort, who is facing decades in prison on bank and tax-fraud charges, Trump said "I don't talk about that" then did by adding, " I think it's very sad what they've done to Paul Manafort ". A new poll of registered voters published by Fox News shows approval of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia...

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  • Ex-lawyer Cohen 'making up stories to get a deal'
Ex-lawyer Cohen 'making up stories to get a deal'

But, in an interview Wednesday with Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt, Trump gave a different account, a day after Cohen pleaded guilty . Regarding the charge linked to Clifford, Cohen said the money "was later repaid to me by the candidate". His supporters chanted Trump's campaign staples "Drain the swamp!" and " Lock her up! ". Trump confidants have lo...

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