• 'Not me' cry top Trump aides over article
'Not me' cry top Trump aides over article

Let's just hope this saga doesn't end like this. On the internet and in Washington , a guessing game has raged over who the author might be, prompting almost every cabinet-ranked member of the government to deny it was them. Trump has spoken out strongly against the op-ed ever since its publication on Wednesday. White House Press Secretary ...

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  • Idlib’s fate in balance as leaders meet
Idlib’s fate in balance as leaders meet

His call appeared to be at odds with statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin who said the Syrian regime "has the right" to regain control over all Syrian territory, including Idlib . While Putin called for the "total annihilation of terrorists in Syria", he left open the possibility of a cease-fire. Efforts must be made to protect a...

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  • Florida Mom Charisse Stinson Accused of Killing Toddler Son Jordan Belliveau
Florida Mom Charisse Stinson Accused of Killing Toddler Son Jordan Belliveau

However, according an arrest affidavit obtained by WFTS , Largo police said that Stinson admitted to killing her son in a "moment of frustration", which "in turn caused the back of his head to strike an interior wall of her home". Authorities announced that Jordan's body had been located shortly after they said they had made a "big break" in the...

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  • Pole-dancing at Chinese nursery shocks parents
Pole-dancing at Chinese nursery shocks parents

Videos circulating on social media showed a scantily-clad dancer in hot trousers shimmying up and down a pole to thumping music as stunned children in marching band uniforms looked on. Michael Standaert, an American writer whose children attend the school, narrated the story on Twitter. Parents attending the welcome ceremony with their young chil...

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  • GoFundMe Donations Raised For Homeless Man Johnny Bobbitt All Gone, Lawyer Says
GoFundMe Donations Raised For Homeless Man Johnny Bobbitt All Gone, Lawyer Says

During an appearance on Megyn Kelly's show last week , Kate McClure and Mark D'Amico insisted that $150,000 remained of the money they'd raised for Bobbitt. McClure started a GoFundMe for Bobbitt to raise $10,000 to help him get on his feet. Dow ordered the couple's attorney, Ernest Badway, to tell his clients, who were not in court, t...

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  • Magnitude 6.6 quake shakes Sapporo city in Japan, no tsunami threat
Magnitude 6.6 quake shakes Sapporo city in Japan, no tsunami threat

The government and Hokkaido Electric Power Co. said the massive power outage, covering the 2.95 million households in the prefecture, was caused because the Tomato Atsuma thermal power plant stopped, subsequently creating an imbalance in power supply and demand.

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  • Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of Afghan militant network, dies
Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of Afghan militant network, dies

According to the National Directorate of Security, the detained militants were involved in some major terrorist related activities, including attacks on government and security officials, tribal elders, and roadside bombings. He also maintained ties with Arab mujahideen volunteers and al-Qaeda. His group is at the heart of regional tensions, with W...

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  • North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul
North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul

Senior presidential official Chung Eui-yong told reporters Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un also reaffirmed his "firm resolve" to realize denuclearization when he met him in Pyongyang on Wednesday. But Moon faces tougher challenges heading into his third meeting with Kim with the stalemate in nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang an...

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  • Greek authorities investigate death of Australian Instagram model
Greek authorities investigate death of Australian Instagram model

The doctor on the yacht and port authority officials attempted to revive her as a helicopter arrived at the scene to transport her to a hospital. The yacht on which she died belonged to one Mexican billionaire entrepreneur who owns the second largest mining company in Mexico Alberto Bailleres .

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  • ‘Gay sex is not a crime,’ says Supreme Court in historic judgement
‘Gay sex is not a crime,’ says Supreme Court in historic judgement

The LGBT community has welcomed the verdict. Social morality can not violate the rights of even one single individual. A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce on September 6 the judgment on the constitutionality of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), a colonial era provision which criminalises private...

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  • Israeli politician suggests popping ‘nausea pills’ to stomach President Duterte’s visit
Israeli politician suggests popping ‘nausea pills’ to stomach President Duterte’s visit

His trip will include a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem , as well as meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin. The president even initiated a war of words with the United Nations after suggesting he would throw rights groups to the crocodiles if they landed in his country to inves...

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  • Syria war: Russian Federation 'resumes Idlib air strikes'
Syria war: Russian Federation 'resumes Idlib air strikes'

Mr Trump said the Syrian government and its allies Russian Federation and Iran "would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy". Trump wrote on his Twitter page on Monday. Israel rarely acknowledges such strikes, but has recently targeted suspected Iranian posts inside Syria.

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  • Ayanna Pressley defeats Dem Rep. Michael Capuano in upset primary victory
Ayanna Pressley defeats Dem Rep. Michael Capuano in upset primary victory

Pressley will run unopposed in November, giving her a virtual lock on the seat - the first in Congress that will be held by a black woman from MA. She is now seeking the Democratic nomination for the MA 7th Congressional District and was the first woman of color elected to the Boston City Council in its 100-year history.

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  • Trump Distorts Facts on Collins, Hunter Indictments
Trump Distorts Facts on Collins, Hunter Indictments

Critics view Trump's disparaging remarks about Sessions for his department's indictments of two Republican lawmakers as an example of how much Trump misunderstands the president's authority and obligations under the US constitutional system.

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  • White House pledges to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons again
White House pledges to 'respond swiftly' if Assad uses chemical weapons again

Syrian rebel fighters from the recently formed "National Liberation Front" reinforce a position along the front near the village of Abu Dali in the Idlib province countryside on September 1, 2018, in anticipation of an upcoming government forces offensive.

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  • Videos Emerge of Trump Calling Various People ‘Retarded’
Videos Emerge of Trump Calling Various People ‘Retarded’

Mr Trump also said that the claim Gary Cohn had removed papers from his desk was "false", suggesting the sources for the story were "disgruntled employees or just made up". Earlier in the day, speaking to the Daily Caller , President Trump claimed Woodward "had a lot of credibility problems" and on Twitter, wondered whether "Woodward is a Democ...

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  • Salisbury attack suspects ‘are members of Russian military intelligence’
Salisbury attack suspects ‘are members of Russian military intelligence’

A counterfeit perfume box and bottle were "especially adapted" to smuggle a deadly nerve agent into the United Kingdom , said Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu. "A couple of weeks ago, the police here announced that they had identified two people who they had thought had come in from Russia and were travelling on Russian passports and they were put...

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  • US Service Member Killed in Insider Attack
US Service Member Killed in Insider Attack

At least one U.S. service member was killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Resolute Support said in a statement on Monday. It was said by Taliban commander Mullah Sher Agha on Sunday that the Taliban commanders inside the country are willing to begin peace talks. "Peace negotiations should be among A...

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  • We will not roll over for Brussels, says Brexit secretary
We will not roll over for Brussels, says Brexit secretary

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph , May said the government will not accept any compromises to her Chequers Brexit plan "that are not in our national interest ." . With the clock ticking, the British government has ramped up planning for a "no deal" Brexit , amid warnings from businesses that such an outcome could cause economic mayhem.

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  • Typhoon Jebi whips up monster waves, makes landfall in Japan
Typhoon Jebi whips up monster waves, makes landfall in Japan

In the city of Osaka, the Universal Studios Japan theme park and U.S. consulate both were closed. Parts of the airport´s runways and basement were also flooded after high waves whipped up by the storm washed into the facility. Local media warned that the wind was strong enough to topple traditional-style wooden houses as well as power poles, and...

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