• White House Counsel Don McGahn To Depart This Fall
White House Counsel Don McGahn To Depart This Fall

White House counsel Don McGahn will be leaving the White House amid a flurry of ongoing investigations into the president's associates. " I have worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service! ". McGahn to respond to it. Mr McGahn did not know the tweet was coming, an administration official said, but had been planning to leav...

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  • Evacuation Alert Issued for Waterton Lakes National Park
Evacuation Alert Issued for Waterton Lakes National Park

The town of Waterton has remained open, as well as Highway 5/6, including the entrance road to the town and Chief Mountain Highway. Gusty winds and low-lying smoke yesterday prevented air crews from dumping water on the flames. Visitors and residents are being advised to prepare to evacuate on short notice. Evacuations there remain in place and...

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  • Trump blames China for hacking of Clinton emails
Trump blames China for hacking of Clinton emails

But according to a report that broke late Tuesday, Hillary Clinton's private and unsecured email server was in fact hacked - in real time - by a foreign entity. Without offering any evidence or further information, Trump tweeted earlier on Wednesday that China hacked Clinton's emails and demanded the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Departme...

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  • GOP urges go-slow approach on McCain tributes, pumps brakes on renaming building
GOP urges go-slow approach on McCain tributes, pumps brakes on renaming building

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer had proposed renaming the Russell Senate Office building in McCain's honor after the veteran Republican senator died Saturday from brain cancer. Johnny Isakson, refused to discuss the possibility of renaming the building, saying he did not want to inject politics into a week meant to honor McCain.

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  • Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim
Iran has full control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: Tasnim

The United States for its part, has maintained a fleet in the Gulf seeking to protect oil shipping lanes even as Iran has ratcheted up military "show of force" exercises of late. The already uneasy relations between Washington and Tehran have plummeted since May, when US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal ne...

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  • Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp
Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp

It is not known how many people were on the boat, which authorities have described as an illegal fishing vessel. While numerous boats attempt the journey, it was the first successful "people-smuggling venture in 1,400 days", Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said on Monday.

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  • Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'
Trump Orders Flags Lowered: 'I Repsect Senator John McCain's Service'

Trump and McCain were bitter rivals in the first years of his presidency, of course, and there was no love lost between them-McCain specifically said before his death that he didn't want the president at his funeral. While the president's statement sought to defuse the controversy, the upcoming weeklong celebration of McCain's life is likely to...

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  • Vietnam says John McCain Helped 'Heal the Wounds of War'
Vietnam says John McCain Helped 'Heal the Wounds of War'

In Washington , McCain will lie in state Friday in the Capitol Rotunda with a formal ceremony and time for the public to pay respects. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump had rejected the advice of top aides who advocated for an official statement that gave the decorated Vietnam War POW plaudits for his military and Senate servi...

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  • Scallop wars: British fishermen ask for protection from the French
Scallop wars: British fishermen ask for protection from the French

They rammed British boats, pelted them with iron bars and rocks and attempted to snag their propellers with rope. He said: "The French need access to British fishing waters on a huge scale and it is not clear they will be able to after Brexit as the United Kingdom will be an independent coastal state", meaning it could deny France and the rest ...

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  • Uk gifts historic SS Mendi Bell from WW1 to South Africa
Uk gifts historic SS Mendi Bell from WW1 to South Africa

May will head to Nigeria on Wednesday for meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari in the capital Abuja and with victims of modern slavery in Lagos. Theresa May has turned her hand to dancefloor diplomacy on the opening day of her trade trip to Africa .

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  • McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona
McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona

Senate Republican whip; Karrin Taylor Robson, founder of a land-use strategy company; former congressmen Matt Salmon and John Shadegg; and state treasurer Eileen Klein. A Democratic victory in the Senate race could suggest the state could be up for grabs in 2020. Gov. Rick Scott, a close political ally of Trump, is expected to coast through his...

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  • 1 quake strikes western Iran near Iraqi border
1 quake strikes western Iran near Iraqi border

People in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad reported feeling the effects of the quake, Iraqi television reported. The temblor hit at 2:43am local time (22:13 GMT) at a depth of 10km, according to the USGS. President Hassan Rouhani said those responsible would be held to account. The epicentre of the quake was nearly 9 km from the city of Tazehabad a...

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  • Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona
Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona

Speaking to reporters Monday morning about a trade deal with Mexico, Trump chose to ignore questions concerning McCain, ABC News reports . Trump eventually spoke about the senator while meeting with evangelical leaders at the White House on Monday night.

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  • Giant Squid Washed Up On Beach Stuns Fisherman
Giant Squid Washed Up On Beach Stuns Fisherman

Stretched out alongside their find, Jack Aplin's feet barely reached the beginning of the squid's tentacles. Three diver - brothers Daniel, Jack and Matthew Apline traveled along the South coast of Wellington ( New Zealand ) when I came across an unusual discovery.

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  • Swarming bees took over a Times Square hot dog stand
Swarming bees took over a Times Square hot dog stand

NY police commissioner James O'Neill sought to calm everyone down amid the news by deploying some puns. "We like to keep the families together". Known as an absconded hive, the bees were looking for a new home to escape the sweltering heat, said Officer Darren Mays, one of the New York Police Department's two official beekeepers.

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  • Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor
Lindsey Graham pays tribute to John McCain on the Senate floor

Mr. McCain's remains will lie in state at Arizona's capitol on Wednesday, before a public viewing Friday in the rotunda of the US Capitol - an honor reserved for the likes of John F. McCain was also alarmed by the rise of far-right populism in Europe, and the British break with the European Union that Trump has heralded. The White House, accord...

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  • News 6 coverage of race results in 2018 Florida Primary
News 6 coverage of race results in 2018 Florida Primary

With more than one-third of the vote counted. She will now face Curbelo to represent the South Florida district won by Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTelling the truth may be the best legal option for President Trump If Trump did anything 'illegal, ' so too did several of his predecessors Juan Williams: Gaming out the midterms ...

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  • Almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Hurricane Maria
Almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Hurricane Maria

The elderly and impoverished were most affected, according to an independent study ordered by the U.S. territory after the low initial death toll was widely questioned. She died because oxygen tanks were not available on the island after the storm. In the second phase, the researchers plan to focus on the causes of death.

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  • Designer of 3D printed gun will distribute gun plans despite court order
Designer of 3D printed gun will distribute gun plans despite court order

Wilson said he believes the ruling allows him to sell the blueprints even if he can't post them online for free, widespread distribution. Wilson said he is still complying with the judge's order by selling them in the USA, while also exercising his freedom of speech.

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  • Trump colours in U.S. flag, gets it wrong Independent
Trump colours in U.S. flag, gets it wrong Independent

The Russian flag, on the other hand, has stripes in red, white and blue. One netizen, Talia (@2020flight), took note of the faux pas and reposted the photo on Twitter . A few Twitter users trolled the POTUS by speculating if he was thinking of the Russian flag instead. Mr Trump was accused of hypocrisy following his attacks on NFL players fo...

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