• Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back
Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back

The president appeared to be referring to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would double the amount of gas Russian Federation can send directly to Germany, skirting transit countries such as Ukraine. German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen dismissed the president's claim. The NATO chief was frank about the impact of Trump's criticism on the ...

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  • Compensation sought for Australians caught up in Facebook privacy breach
Compensation sought for Australians caught up in Facebook privacy breach

Specifically, Facebook is being fined for two breaches to the act, which the official ICO report lists as "failing to safeguard people's information" and "failing to be transparent about how people's data was harvested by others". The firm had links to Donald Trump's presidential campaign in 2016 and had been under investigation by ICO since May ...

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  • Widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo arrives in Germany
Widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo arrives in Germany

Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese political dissident Liu Xiaobo, has left Beijing on a flight to Berlin, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said on Tuesday, citing unnamed sources. She departed Beijing overnight and is traveling to Berlin, according to her attorney, Jared Genser, who credited President Trump, German Chancellor Angela ...

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  • Facebook BROKE LAW in personal data controversy, says watchdog
Facebook BROKE LAW in personal data controversy, says watchdog

Lawyers have lodged a mass complaint to Australian privacy authorities on behalf of Facebook users caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal . "We have been working closely with the Information Commissioner's Office in their investigation of Cambridge Analytica, just as we have with authorities in the USA and other countries".

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  • Police issue stark Novichok warning as nerve agent source hunt continues
Police issue stark Novichok warning as nerve agent source hunt continues

Dawn Sturgess , 44, died in hospital at the weekend and her partner Charlie Rowley remains critically ill in hospital. "Charlie is still very unwell and will continue to require specialist, round-the-clock care here at Salisbury District Hospital", the statement said.

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  • Iranian girl detained for posting dance videos , twitter erupts with outrage
Iranian girl detained for posting dance videos , twitter erupts with outrage

Iranian state TV showed Hojabri and other detainees confessing to breaking moral conventions, according to the Associated Press , who reported that it was "unclear whether her statement was made under duress". One person commented: "Awesome excellent dancer". It has played out in many ways for decades: Iranian musicians tapping into Western in...

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  • Rescue begins to pull remaining boys, coach from Thai cave
Rescue begins to pull remaining boys, coach from Thai cave

The rescue operation was launched on Sunday and four boys were brought out that day. "I beg Phra Pirun because the Meteorological Department said that from Monday on there will be continuous rain", Bancha said. As the perilous rescue operation continues, Xylem still has three employees on site and is air-lifting in new pumps that might be able to...

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  • ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say
ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say

Rescue staff reached the spot and shifted the bodies and wounded people to Lady Reading Hospital. Haroon Bilour was ANP candidate for a provincial seat for the upcoming general elections to be held on July 25 general. They have often been claimed by the Pakistani Taliban and their allies. The Pakistan Army announced on Tuesday it would depl...

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  • Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick
Supreme jockeying ahead of Donald Trump’s prime-time reveal of court pick

I was greatly honored when Justice Kennedy came to the White House to meet with me. Kyl retired from the Senate seat now occupied by Jeff Flake in 2013 and has been working for Washington-based lobbying firm Covington & Burling. Wade "erroneous". It's about what [direction] the United States of America is going to chart as its course in the fu...

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  • Trump arrives in Brussels ahead of potentially contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
Trump arrives in Brussels ahead of potentially contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is due in court on Tuesday as part of his plea deal with Mueller. Jans said it is vital to discuss not just how much countries are spending but if they are doing so in a way that makes them able to work together.

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  • Turkey sacks 18000 ahead of expected end to emergency rule
Turkey sacks 18000 ahead of expected end to emergency rule

Human rights defenders including Amnesty International have criticized the purges as arbitrary. The Turkish government has adopted a decree in line with the state of the emergency regime, declared following the 2016 coup attempt, the official Resmi Gazete reported.

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  • Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh woos Senate
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh woos Senate

Kavanaugh also wrote that the Constitution already provides a check on executive power, because an impeached president is then subject to criminal prosecution. The president has also been wooing red-state Democrats as a kind of insurance policy. But one of their prime targets, Sen. Manchin also supported Gorsuch, and Republicans will be looki...

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  • Boris Johnson's resignation letter and Theresa May's response - in full
Boris Johnson's resignation letter and Theresa May's response - in full

May named one of her most loyal ministers, Jeremy Hunt, to replace Johnson in the job of Britain's top diplomat. The controversy didn't stop Mr Johnson from publicly slamming the government's Brexit approach again months later. The PM told MPs she wanted to recognise the work of the former Brexit secretary on steering through some of the "mos...

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  • Ex-Clinton adviser: Trump aiming for 'right-wing takeover' of the courts
Ex-Clinton adviser: Trump aiming for 'right-wing takeover' of the courts

The Federalist Society does not take legal or policy positions, and members regularly debate the proper approach to health care policy, taxes and other issues, wrote Jonathan Adler, a society member and law professor at Case Western University, for The Washington Post a year ago.

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  • Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave
Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

The same elite divers involved in Sunday's rescue would conduct the next one, given their knowledge of the cave conditions, Thailand's interior minister said in a statement. The boys are being escorted out of the complex cave system via a team of divers. "Adolescents are especially social creatures, and having friends with them as well as their...

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  • Trump Expected to Unveil Supreme Court Nominee Monday Night
Trump Expected to Unveil Supreme Court Nominee Monday Night

Doug Jones, who joined the Senate after besting embattled Republican nominee Roy Moore in a special election previous year, is likely to come under pressure to back Trump's choice. If Mr. McCain is not able to vote, only one Republican would have to defect to derail the confirmation, assuming the Democrats maintain ideal party discpline.

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  • Trump Pardons Arsonists That Inspired 2016 Bundy Standoff
Trump Pardons Arsonists That Inspired 2016 Bundy Standoff

The 2001 blaze burned 139 acres of public land, according to court documents; the 2006 fire - for which only Steven was convicted - burned an additional acre of public land". Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered them to be re-sentenced. Prosecutors won an appeal and the Hammonds were resentenced in October 2015 to serve the mandatory ...

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  • Thai cave rescuers free four more boys as operation gathers pace
Thai cave rescuers free four more boys as operation gathers pace

As of Monday morning, nine people remained trapped in the cave, including the 12-member team's coach, after four boys were rescued on Sunday, the first day of the rescue operation . Four of the boys were rescued on Sunday, and authorities said the next phase could begin any time within a 10-hour window that began about 7 a.m. Monday.

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  • Trump says meeting with Putin, not North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, may be 'easiest'
Trump says meeting with Putin, not North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, may be 'easiest'

Trump meets Putin on July 16. President Trump escorts British Prime Minister Theresa May after their meeting at the White House on January 27, 2017. That came after pointed criticism from European Commission President Donald Tusk. "While these countries have been increasing their contributions since I took office, they must do much more"...

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  • During trump’s visit to London, protesters will launch a huge
During trump’s visit to London, protesters will launch a huge "baby Bombs"

Mayor Sadiq Khan gave the green light Thursday to fly the 6-meter (19-feet) high protest balloon after more than 10,000 people signed a petition and a crowdfunding campaign gathered $18,000. He criticised the USA president over his tweets following the terror attacks in London previous year. However, they are in charge of local airspace...

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