• Manafort Sent to Jail After Witness Tampering Accusations
Manafort Sent to Jail After Witness Tampering Accusations

Today, US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson followed up, revoking Manafort's bail , which had enabled him to enjoy time out of jail on house arrest after after pleading not guilty on charges of foreign lobbying violations. Konstantin Kilimnik was recently and newly named along with Manafort in the attempted witness tampering indictment ....

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  • White House: Pres.Trump salute to North Korea general 'a common courtesy'
White House: Pres.Trump salute to North Korea general 'a common courtesy'

Another Trump concession pointed out in the reported document was his commitment to halt joint military drills with South Korea, in exchange for China stopping joint exercises with North Korea - an arrangement said to have been opposed by the United States before the summit.

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  • Trump says he will call North Korea's Kim on Sunday
Trump says he will call North Korea's Kim on Sunday

In a statement , Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Mattis and Song discussed how the two nations are working together to "fulfil the President's guidance on US-South Korean combined military exercises". "He speaks and his people sit up to attention - I want my people to do the same". The last time the two diplomats held a joint press confe...

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  • United States targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff
United States targets Chinese tech with a 25 percent tariff

Lighthizer added: "Our hope is that it doesn't lead to a rash reaction from China". Robert E. Lighthizer, the president's chief trade negotiator, has said that the tariff list would be created to minimize the impact upon consumers . Technology RaceThe move is a response to the USTR's so-called Section 301 investigation earlier this year that...

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  • Afghanistan confirms death of Mullah Fazlullah in drone raid
Afghanistan confirms death of Mullah Fazlullah in drone raid

US forces had conducted the strike close to the border of Pakistan, targeting the "Emir" of the group, according US Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Lt. Col. Earlier in the year, Fazlullah's son was among 20 TTP militants killed in another U.S. drone strike in Kunar. The TTP leader had a reputation as a ruthless commander prepared to do anything to e...

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  • George H.W. Bush becomes 1st United States president to turn 94
George H.W. Bush becomes 1st United States president to turn 94

The 41st president was at his family home in Kennebunkport, Maine, Tuesday - and was also honored at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Houston. Bush has been hospitalized twice following the passing of his wife, Barbara, in April. The Central Intelligence Agency marked Bush's birthday by releasing declassified material r...

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  • Officials hired to tape up Trump papers
Officials hired to tape up Trump papers

Under former President Obama, records were carefully preserved and sent to the National Archives in accordance with the Presidential Records Act . The White House did not respond to a request for comment about the practice. "It felt like the lowest form of work you can take on without having to empty the trash cans". "All of the official paper t...

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  • US unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan amid China tensions
US unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan amid China tensions

In Beijing, China's Foreign Ministry said they had lodged "stern representations" with Washington about the new building and the visit of the senior us diplomat. The recently completed American Institute in Taiwan office in a suburb of the capital Taipei will house USA representatives and serves American interests in the absence of formal diplo...

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  • Remainers warn of future rebellion risk despite PM’s Brexit concessions
Remainers warn of future rebellion risk despite PM’s Brexit concessions

Dominic Grieve , the former Attorney General who has led the charge for Parliament to have a greater say in the Brexit negotiations, was reportedly angry at the amendment. Earlier during prime minister's questions, Mr Corbyn taunted Mrs May by asking if she agreed with comments by her foreign secretary Boris Johnson that Donald Trump would do a bet...

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  • Watchdog report faults Comey as 'insubordinate'
Watchdog report faults Comey as 'insubordinate'

Trump has expressed great interest in the inspector general's report , as well as some scepticism it might not be as damning as he hoped. Uh huh. And what about Comey's decision not to accuse Clinton of "gross negligence"? The report stated the text messages "included statements of hostility toward then candidate Trump and statements of ...

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  • Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado
Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado

That was an EF4 tornado that struck at 6:55 p.m.in the Allen Park and Ecorse areas. "I never seen anything like this in my life", township Mayor Carl Kuren said at the scene Thursday morning. There was at least some looting reported in the storm's immediate aftermath. The roof appeared to have been torn off of the entire strip of stores in the Pa...

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  • White House adviser: Trudeau remarks ‘betrayal’
White House adviser: Trudeau remarks ‘betrayal’

The United States is not facing a unsafe dairy emergency, and it never will. Wildly exaggerated economic grievances, not national security, are driving Mr. He added, "I'm not so sure a majority of Americans believe that globalization and free trade is in our interests. I have made it clear to the president that [imposing retaliatory tariffs] is n...

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  • Japan’s Abe: ‘Great meaning’ that North Korea’s Kim promised complete denuclearization
Japan’s Abe: ‘Great meaning’ that North Korea’s Kim promised complete denuclearization

Donald Trump showed Kim Jong Un a film he had made about a vision for North Korea without nuclear weapons. Bloomberg reported that Trump's departure time was moved up in response to Kim's plans to leave Singapore shortly after the summit .

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  • Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation
Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation

Underwood charged in the lawsuit that the Trump Foundation engaged in "extensive unlawful political coordination" with Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Specifically cited is the time that Trump declined to participate in a presidential debate in advance of the Iowa caucuses and instead held a fundraiser for veterans on January 28, 2016.

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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving White House, reports claim; Sanders responds
Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving White House, reports claim; Sanders responds

Watch the explosive exchange above. Sarah, come on, seriously. Acosta pressed Sanders on the issue, asking how it could be a "moral policy to take children away from their parents" considering the potential "horror" that could be experienced by the families as a result.

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  • Brexit campaigner Banks says Russian meetings 'no issue' in the past
Brexit campaigner Banks says Russian meetings 'no issue' in the past

At the first lunch, we had a discussion about how unlikely he thought Brexit was". Today, he said there were numerous errors in the Guardian's "fake news" reporting of his activities, that is regularly tweeted by Mr. Banks also confirmed to the committee investigating fake news the Brexit-backing group held talks with controversial data fi...

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  • Italy threatens to CANCEL Macron meeting as tensions SOAR in immigration clash
Italy threatens to CANCEL Macron meeting as tensions SOAR in immigration clash

On Wednesday morning, an Italian coast guard vessel with 937 migrants and two bodies aboard docked in Catania, Sicily, while the Aquarius headed into increasingly rough seas on its way to Valencia, where it is due to arrive on Saturday. But the talks were delayed as both countries traded barbs over the fate of more than 600 migrants rescued off...

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  • Freeland calls tariffs 'absurd' after meeting US Senate committee
Freeland calls tariffs 'absurd' after meeting US Senate committee

In a tweet posted Saturday evening, Trump said his decision to rescind support for the statement was based on "false statements" made by Trudeau during a press conference he gave , as well as "the fact that Canada is charging massive Tariffs" on USA companies.

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  • Putin invites Kim to Russia, praises Trump summit
Putin invites Kim to Russia, praises Trump summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China - Pyongyang's sole major ally and main trading partner - has reaffirmed its commitment to United Nations sanctions against North Korea until full denuclearisation of the regime is achieved.

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  • Gunmen kill newspaper editor, two security guards in India's Kashmir
Gunmen kill newspaper editor, two security guards in India's Kashmir

Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari has been shot dead by three bike-borne terrorists outside his office in Srinagar . He was hit by multiple bullets at close range. India's interior minister Rajnath Singh called Bukhari's killing "an act of cowardice", while Rahul Gandhi , the leader of the country's main opposition Congress party, tweeted th...

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