• Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference
Michael Cohen's lawyer backs off claim that Trump knew of Russian interference

Another 46 percent said they heard "a lot" of news about Manafort, while 38 percent said they had heard some news about Manafort, who was convicted of five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud an done charge of hiding bank accounts. "Big story out that the Federal Bureau of Investigation ignored tens of thousands of Crooked Hillary Emails, ...

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  • Turkish carriers to fill void after Europeans halt flights to Iran
Turkish carriers to fill void after Europeans halt flights to Iran

British Airways, for its part, said it was cancelling its London-Tehran service as "the operation is now not commercially viable". Air France will stop flights from Paris to Tehran from September 18 because of "the line's weak performance", an airline spokesman said.

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  • John McCain's death means potential legal battle to fill his Senate seat
John McCain's death means potential legal battle to fill his Senate seat

In Ukraine, McCain was celebrated for his strong support of the country amid its ongoing conflict with Russia and his tough stance on the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014. From voting against the Bush tax cuts in the 1980s to helping save Obamacare a year ago, McCain made it clear that his beliefs would always trump party loyalty.

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  • Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'
Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

As recently as June, McCain tweeted his support for Canada after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of being "very dishonest and weak" following a dispute over tariffs at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Que.

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  • McCain Requested Obama And George W. Bush Deliver Eulogies At Funeral
McCain Requested Obama And George W. Bush Deliver Eulogies At Funeral

She says he also taught them how to work with each other regardless of party back at home. Twitter users also bashed Trump for sharing an Instagram post about McCain's death that featured a picture of himself. President Reuven Rivlin called McCain a "great leader, a defender of his people, a man of strong values, and a true supporter of Israel"...

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  • At least 4 reported killed in shooting at Florida video game tournament
At least 4 reported killed in shooting at Florida video game tournament

T.J. Smith, chief spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department, also said that agency was assisting law enforcement partners "with some information that has led authorities to Baltimore". The shooting took place at a restaurant at Jacksonville Landing, a waterfront dining, entertainment and shopping site in downtown Jacksonville, according to lo...

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  • Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief, ministers
Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief, ministers

He became national security adviser after Ghani was sworn in as president in late 2014. On August 25, a spokesman for Ghani confirmed to RFE/RL that the president had accepted the resignation of Mohammad Hanif Atmar, his national security adviser, and replaced him with Hamdullah Mohib, who previously served as the ambassador to the United State...

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  • Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe
Prosecutors grant Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg immunity in Cohen probe

Because all we want to know is whether Trump is being secretly manipulated. "People have to figure out what is real, and what is not, without censorship!" It is unclear whether Mr Weisselberg discussed Mr Trump, who Mr Cohen claimed had directed him to make the payments - effectively accusing the U.S.

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  • Friend of Mollie Tibbetts Describes Moment She Learned of Her Death
Friend of Mollie Tibbetts Describes Moment She Learned of Her Death

She was clumsy", Jake Tibbetts said . "Democrat immigration policies are destroying innocent lives, and spilling very innocent blood", he said. But we might remember that Stephen Craig Paddock was an American citizen. To an Iowa TV station , Rob Tibbetts said (prior to finding Tibbett's body), We'll still find Mollie and bring her home. For ...

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  • Hardline Border Security Advocate Scott Morrison Australia's New PM
Hardline Border Security Advocate Scott Morrison Australia's New PM

Having survived a vote on Tuesday, Mr. Turnbull stepped aside from the race on Friday, which also dealt a blow to Mr. Dutton's leadership ambitions. "I've had a lot of very angry constituents who believe that they had a right to decide who was the prime minister", he told the ABC . "The iron laws of arithmetic confirmed my leadership of the ...

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  • Julie Bishop to quit
Julie Bishop to quit

Turnbull then relinquished his prime ministership on Friday after a second leadership spill that saw former Treasurer Morrison defeat Dutton 45-40 in a party vote and be sworn in as Australia's 30th prime minister on Friday night. "It's nearly a deafness that we still see in Australian society", she said. She said that while Labor had at times ...

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  • Hurricane Lane gets closer to Hawaii - USA
Hurricane Lane gets closer to Hawaii - USA

Lane was downgraded on Friday to a Category 1, the lowest ranking on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, as it churned through the Pacific south of Oahu , the National Weather Service said . It was forecast to turn west on Saturday, lose some of its punch and move more quickly. Torrential rain pounded Hawaii on Friday, August 24, as Hurricane...

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  • Mass shooting reported at Jacksonville mall
Mass shooting reported at Jacksonville mall

The department said to "stay far away from the area". Sheriff Mike Williams confirmed at a press briefing following the shooting , which occurred at the Jacksonville Landing mall, that there were multiple "deceased victims at the scene".

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  • Rohingya refugees face 'catastrophic' cyclone threat after months of monsoons
Rohingya refugees face 'catastrophic' cyclone threat after months of monsoons

More than 15,000 gathered in the morning on a hilltop in the Kutupalong refugee camp, part of a sprawling web of settlements that are now home to almost 900,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar to escape violence. He explained that more than a million Rohingya now eke out a marginal existence and living in abject poverty in southeastern Bangladesh's ...

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  • US imposes new sanctions on Russia
US imposes new sanctions on Russia

They are authorized by the 1991 Chemical and Biological Weapons and Warfare Elimination Act. However, the Department of State "has determined and certified to Congress" that it is essential to the USA national security interests to "partially" waive the application of the sanctions regarding the issuance of licenses some areas, and their licens...

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  • Death of Egypt hotel Britons not due to gas emissions, prosecutor claims
Death of Egypt hotel Britons not due to gas emissions, prosecutor claims

Thomas Cook (TCG.L) said it was evacuating all 301 of its customers from a hotel in Egypt's popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada as a precautionary measure after two of its holidaymakers died in circumstances it said were still unclear. The statement, made by the general manager of the hotel, also said that it was important to "stick to the facts"...

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  • 7.1 magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border
7.1 magnitude quake hits Peru-Brazil border

Social media users said tremors had been felt across the country and as far away as Arica in northern Chile. Earlier this week, a 7.0 magnitude quake shook Venezuela Tuesday, the USGS reported . Earthquakes are common in Peru , which falls within the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire. A 7.1-magnitude quake has struck eastern Peru , clo...

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  • South Koreans bid tearful farewell to war-separated kin
South Koreans bid tearful farewell to war-separated kin

Clinging to each other for every last second, elderly North and South Korean family members allowed to meet for the first time in almost seven decades bid tearful farewells yesterday, probably forever. We're talking to them [North Korea] now. Duyeon Kim, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, said: "The Singapore summ...

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  • Trump mocks Jeff Sessions viciously, again
Trump mocks Jeff Sessions viciously, again

The guilty plea entered by Michael Cohen , a former Trump lawyer and fixer, that implicated his former boss was also secured by the justice department, though not by the Russian Federation probe of special counsel Robert Mueller. TRUMP: It's called flipping. Another option is for Trump to announce a replacement for Sessions during the next Senat...

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  • US, China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute
US, China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

China has vowed to retaliate with new tariffs on $16 billion worth of additional imports from the United States, including fuel, steel products, autos and medical equipment. The talks were to continue Thursday morning, but the Treasury has not specified what topics are being discussed. "The trade relationship between the United States and China mus...

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