• Iran facing tough new sanctions reality
Iran facing tough new sanctions reality

Branding the Iranian government "bad actors", Mr Pompeo warned Tehran it would "require enormous change" on Iran's part for the USA to review its approach. Iranian authorities have barely mentioned days of protests in the major cities of Isfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad and Tehran , driven by concerns over the economy as well as wider anger at the pol...

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  • Manafort trial day 4: Prosecutors follow the money, Cinda Laporta testifies
Manafort trial day 4: Prosecutors follow the money, Cinda Laporta testifies

That investigation remains ongoing, and this week's financial fraud trial is not tied to collusion. The prosecutors showed an email from 2011 in which Manafort's accountant asked Manafort whether he had any interest in foreign bank accounts, to which he replied "no".

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  • Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Southern California Mall Parking Lot
Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Southern California Mall Parking Lot

The Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot issued an emergency call before going down near the John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Orange County Fire Authority spokesperson Tony Bommarito said it was a wonder that while the crew and passengers of the plane died on the spot, nobody got injured on the ground.

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  • ‘Real problem’ of anti-Semitism in UK Labour party
‘Real problem’ of anti-Semitism in UK Labour party

The Labour Club at Oxford University (OULC) in England called on Monday for disciplinary action against a parliamentarian who appeared to blame accusations of antisemitism within the opposition party on "right-wing trolls". Mr Corbyn, a long-standing supporter of the rights of Palestinians, defended Labour's decision not to include one of the ex...

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  • 11 children rescued from filthy and heavily armed compound
11 children rescued from filthy and heavily armed compound

They are now in the hands of the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. Hogrefe said in the statement that Siraj Wahhaj, 39, was taken into custody on a warrant accusing him of abducting his 3-year-old son. A neighbor in the area, who agreed to interview on the condition of anonymity, said he knew all 16 people who lived at the dwe...

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  • Iran conducts naval exercise in Persian Gulf
Iran conducts naval exercise in Persian Gulf

United States military commanders are "monitoring the situation closely" a second official said . SponsoredThe U.S. military's Central Command on Wednesday confirmed it has seen an increase in Iranian naval activity, including in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway for oil shipments that Iran's Revolutionary Guards have threatened to bl...

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  • Iran: China
Iran: China "pivotal" to salvaging its nuclear deal

To encourage Iranians to return their hard cash to the economy, the plan allows the central bank to set up dollar savings accounts for ordinary people, state television said. USA sanctions targeting Iranian trade in automobiles, gold and other key metals will be re-imposed on Monday, while sanctions targeting the country's energy and banking sector...

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  • School launches investigation after black student posts video, says she was profiled
School launches investigation after black student posts video, says she was profiled

She says police told her an employee had called about a suspicious black man. Oumou Kanoute , a student at Smith College working as a teaching assistant and residential adviser, was eating lunch in a dorm common area on July 31 when an officer with the Northampton Police Department approached her.

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  • Saudi Arabia freezes all trade investment in Canada
Saudi Arabia freezes all trade investment in Canada

The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Sunday, recalling its ambassador in Canada for consultation, and declared the Ambassador of Canada persona non-grata, giving him 24 hours to leave. On Thursday, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she was "very alarmed" by the news of Samar Badawi's arrest, the sister of imprisoned blogger Raif...

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  • Venezuela arrests six 'terrorists' over attempted Maduro hit
Venezuela arrests six 'terrorists' over attempted Maduro hit

Investigators continued searching a blackened apartment building near the site while also seizing vehicles and raiding more than one hotel where they said they had found "film evidence". Apparently in response, Bolton said, "If the government of Venezuela has hard information that they want to present to us that would show a potential violation...

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  • Trump just made 2 problematic admissions about the Trump Tower meeting
Trump just made 2 problematic admissions about the Trump Tower meeting

He has called the ongoing investigations in the United States "the greatest political witch hunt in history". Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday he believes the president is so busy worrying about allegations of conspiracy and collusion against the Trump campaign that he refuses ...

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  • Will you attend Trump's rally in DE next week?
Will you attend Trump's rally in DE next week?

President Donald Trump is predicting a "tremendous victory" for OH state Sen. While certain GOP midterm candidates are pushing hard for votes ahead of the primaries with ads rallying around President Donald Trump , Republican strategist Mike Murphy felt the hopefuls were looking desperate.

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  • After tough primary, GOP leaders call for 'unity'
After tough primary, GOP leaders call for 'unity'

Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean used Bredesen's moderate playbook to easily win the primary for governor Thursday. TN GOP Chairman Scott Golden touted the party's huge turnout this year, where 75,000 more Republicans voted than in the last midterm primary eight years ago.

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  • China threatens tariffs on $60 billion in United States goods
China threatens tariffs on $60 billion in United States goods

He also said China was "for the first time doing poorly against us". The United States reached a surprise deal on trade last week under which Washington agreed not to put any new tariffs on imports from the European Union, forestalling a possible 25 percent levy on auto imports the Trump administration has been considering.

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  • Guardian: Russian Spy Found Working at US Embassy in Moscow
Guardian: Russian Spy Found Working at US Embassy in Moscow

Officials established that the woman was having regular, unauthorised meetings with members from FSB - Russia's main security agency. The senior administration official said she was sacked last summer after being caught red-handed. "This is of particular emphasis in Russian Federation", the agency added. As a result, the duties are limited to t...

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  • South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power
South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power

African political and social figures are today awaiting the arrival of the two main contenders in the South-Sudan war to the signing ceremony of the agreement that will put an end to the civil war that opposes them. According to the deal, there will be 550 members of parliament. A similar arrangement, however, fell apart in July 2016 when fightin...

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  • Carr Fire: White House approves Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Shasta County
Carr Fire: White House approves Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Shasta County

The River and Ranch fires, known collectively as the Mendocino Complex, have taken over 299,000 acres north of San Francisco as of Saturday night. "We have learned of the tragic death of a PG&E employee, who was working in the area of the Carr fire today".

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  • Why Paul Manafort's $15, 000 Ostrich Jacket Wasn't…
Why Paul Manafort's $15, 000 Ostrich Jacket Wasn't…

Trump also repeated his assertion that Manafort "worked for me for a very short time" and questioned why federal investigators didn't "tell me that he was under investigation". The prosecution is alleging that Manafort purposely tried to inflate his reported income in statements he submitted to banks to secure loans to maintain his exorbitant lifes...

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  • Omarosa lashes out at Trump, alleges 'mental decline' in new book
Omarosa lashes out at Trump, alleges 'mental decline' in new book

In her brand new tell-all book, the woman is writing that the Donald's mind is not the most stable. "I have to be very careful about (what I say) but there were a lot of things that I observed during the a year ago that I was very unhappy with, that I was very uncomfortable with", she told Good Morning America in an ominous parting shot.

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  • Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island
Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The Meteorology and Geophysics Agency BMKG has issued a tsunami warning . Seawater had entered two villages as high as 10cm and 13cm, Karnawati said later. This means that possible loss to life and economy are likely. "Past yellow alerts have required a local or regional level response". The quake was felt for several seconds in Bali, leavin...

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