• Former Vice President Biden salutes McCain as 'a brother'
Former Vice President Biden salutes McCain as 'a brother'

Biden also served as one of McCain's pallbearers, carrying his casket into the North Phoenix Baptist Church. Inside, tears flowed from mourners as it was placed on the simple pine catafalque hastily constructed in 1865 to hold the body of Abraham Lincoln.

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  • Zakharchenko killed in local criminal feud or eliminated by Russian special services
Zakharchenko killed in local criminal feud or eliminated by Russian special services

Russian president Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to Zakharchenko's family. Russia's state investigative committee said it was treating the killing of Zakharchenko as an act of global terrorism. Several past leaders of the separatists have fled the region, saying they feared for their lives after their comrades turned on them. Igor G...

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  • Yorkdale Mall Evacuated After Reports of Shots Fired
Yorkdale Mall Evacuated After Reports of Shots Fired

Toronto police say no arrests have been made and they were searching for multiple suspects . Police said there was an "altercation" between two groups of men before the gun was sacked. "We just heard screaming..." Toronto's mayor said he was relieved no one was injured in the mall shooting. The shooting saw shoppers and store employ...

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  • President Trump to ease retirement regulations with executive order
President Trump to ease retirement regulations with executive order

The visit will be made as part of a European tour to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I. "We've got stories that are so big and the media doesn't pick them up", Trump said. Early in the rally, a volunteer member of Trump's advance team blocked a photojournalist's lens as he tried to take a photo o...

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  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan
Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

According to a statement by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the government of Pakistan, the newly-appointed Pakistani foreign minister, for his part, said Tehran and Islamabad have potential for strengthening the already strong bilateral relationship, adding that the two sides have stood by each other in hard moments.

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  • Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work
Manafort-Linked Republican Lobbyist Reaches Plea Deal Over Ukraine Work

Jackson said sentencing would come at a later date. Mr. Patten's lawyer declined to comment after Friday's hearing. Patten was a business associate of Konstantin Kilimnik , a man who USA authorities said has ties to Russian intelligence.

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  • South Korea sending special envoy to North to prepare for summit
South Korea sending special envoy to North to prepare for summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold a summit with the North's Kim Jong Un and nuclear disarmament, Moon's office said on Friday. The President tweeted: "This is not helpful!" It looks like Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis may be next in line to get the boot for disloyal...

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  • India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after US meeting
India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after US meeting

In votes at the end of the session, they expressed dissatisfaction with Rouhani's responses to four of their five questions on the economy. According to Reuters , the memo restricting French visits to Iran has cited a foiled plot to bomb a rally held by an anti-Iranian terrorist group near Paris that was attended by the USA president's lawye...

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  • Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes
Theresa May's awkward mum-dancing has spawned some hilarious memes

That one", Kenyatta said . "But to partner with those who are willing to come along with us", said President Kenyatta. "Boris Johnson was here with ambulances", Kenyatta said. In Nigeria on Wednesday, May met with President Muhammadu Buhari and oversaw the signing of a security partnership agreement and establishment of an economic development f...

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  • The South African rand whips around after ruling party withdraws expropriation bill
The South African rand whips around after ruling party withdraws expropriation bill

In my nine years living here, and in travels all over the country, I have met only two white South African families that don't employ black household help, a maid or a gardener. The public works committee withdrew the Expropriation Bill in its current form for further reconsideration upon the conclusion of the CRC process.

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  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been taken to the hospital wing of the Iranian prison where she is being held, her husband has said. "What I do know is that she had a panic attack yesterday in prison and she had another panic attack today, and today she also blacked out", he said.

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  • David Pecker Exits Postmedia Board Following Cohen Controversy
David Pecker Exits Postmedia Board Following Cohen Controversy

Cohen agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors this month that included an admission that he had made payments to silence two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump before he ran for the White House. Weisselberg and Pecker were granted partial immunity to testify in the Cohen probe. Cohen pleaded guilty to two counts of violating campai...

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  • Why Daylight Saving Time's Days May Be Numbered in the EU
Why Daylight Saving Time's Days May Be Numbered in the EU

The public consultation found that more than 80% of European Union citizens want to abolish daylight saving time and instead remain on standard summer time all year. If the proposal is agreed , it will be a directive and it will be binding as all directives are'. President TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo, Nixon exchange blows in tense primar...

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  • Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks
Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

South Korea's president will send a special delegation to North Korea next week for talks on a nuclear standoff and to set up a summit planned for next month, his office said Friday. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said the remarks regarding China's role on the North Korea issue were "irresponsible". "We hope the USA can play a...

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  • Facing protests, Russia's Putin offers pension concessions - 8/29/2018 5:48:10 AM
Facing protests, Russia's Putin offers pension concessions - 8/29/2018 5:48:10 AM

However, he stuck to the overall government plan, warning of the collapse of the financial system and hyperinflation if the pension system was not reformed and evoking the country's enormous losses during World War II. No, it was a pocketbook issue: the Russian government's proposed overhaul of the country's pension system . The country also fac...

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  • Homeless man row: USA couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money
Homeless man row: USA couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money

Fallon estimated that GoFundMe would have taken about $30,000 to $40,000 in commission from the more than $400,000 that was raised, which means more than $250,000 should be left. This photo depicts the underbelly of the I-95 exit ramp near Philadelphia, where Johnny Bobbitt and his friends slept. That good deed, however, evolved into a legal ...

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  • John McCain Laid To Rest: Photos From His Touching Memorial Service
John McCain Laid To Rest: Photos From His Touching Memorial Service

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was the first of the prominent speakers, praising McCain as someone who fought "tooth and nail for the common good". Pelosi and New York Rep. Joe Crowley escorted 87-year-old Republican Rep. Sam Johnson to McCain's casket. At North Phoenix Baptist church, an estimated 3,500 mourners, including family, frie...

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  • Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia
Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

Two lawmakers made the charge in a letter to the Republican chairmen of the U.S. House of Representatives judiciary and government oversight panels, which on Tuesday questioned Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr about his ties with former MI6 officer Christopher Steele .

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  • U.S. to end all funding for UNRWA which supports Palestinian ‘refugees’
U.S. to end all funding for UNRWA which supports Palestinian ‘refugees’

The comments on Friday came shortly after the USA government, a major ally of Israel, announced that it was stopping its funding to the United Nations Relief Works and Agency (UNRWA) after determining the organisation to be an "irredeemably flawed operation".

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  • US envoy Haley questions Palestinian refugee numbers
US envoy Haley questions Palestinian refugee numbers

Most absurdly, Palestinian UNRWA clients living in camps where the Palestinian Authority, or in Gaza where Hamas, has full control, remain "refugees" despite Palestinian rule, hoping they'll relocate to Tel Aviv or Haifa one day. So just as in recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital (another traditional “core issue”), Mr. Trump is changing tack....

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