• Trump trip to Ireland sparks plans for protests
Trump trip to Ireland sparks plans for protests

It's unclear whether the photo block was successful, but the volunteer's attempt at suppressing news of the protester has backfired : the photo of him blocking the lens has gone viral today and is being published by major media outlets both in the United States and internationally .

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  • Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One
Imran Khan set to change Pakistan - Editorial One

During his meetings, "Zarif discussed the expansion of cooperation with Pakistan in different fields of common interest, including economy and social relations", the Foreign Office said. But Khan has inherited a host of problems at home and overseas, including a brewing currency crisis and fraying relations with Pakistan's historic ally, the Unit...

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  • Patten sought tickets to Trump inauguration for Ukrainian oligarch, prosecutors say
Patten sought tickets to Trump inauguration for Ukrainian oligarch, prosecutors say

A business partner of Konstantin Kilimnik , a Russian indicted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller , pleaded guilty on Friday to failing to register as a lobbyist for a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine and agreed to cooperate with Mueller's probe.

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  • US ban on travel to N. Korea to be extended
US ban on travel to N. Korea to be extended

Kim Eui-kyeom, a spokesman for South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, announces a planned trip by a special envoy to North Korea in a Cheong Wa Dae press briefing on August 31, 2018. Trump s refusal to direct criticism at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and instead blame other parties for a lack of progress comes despite reports the USA...

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  • Iran's Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal
Iran's Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal

In one reprieve for Rouhani, a Wednesday report by state news agency IRNA said Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani ruled out sending the president to the judiciary for further questioning about Iran's economic problems. "But as I have previously said in detail, no negotiations with them will take place", Khamenei said. Rouhani attends a p...

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  • Kenya, Britain ink pact on repatriation of stolen wealth
Kenya, Britain ink pact on repatriation of stolen wealth

That one", Kenyatta said . The Prime Minister also visited British soldiers stationed there and pledged a new cyber centre to combat online child abuse. Kenya and Britain on Thursday signed an agreement to repatriate proceeds of crime and corruption stashed away in Britain's jurisdictions. Kenya is particularly keen to increase its exports of ...

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  • British mother Nazanin blacks out in Iran jail after panic attack
British mother Nazanin blacks out in Iran jail after panic attack

Zaghari-Ratcliffe spent time with her family for three days last week after being released temporarily from detention, but was returned to jail on Sunday evening, dashing her family's hopes of an extension. Gabriella has been staying with family since Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was detained at Imam Khomei...

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  • David Pecker, Head Of National Enquirer, Resigns From Postmedia Board
David Pecker, Head Of National Enquirer, Resigns From Postmedia Board

But in his guilty plea last week, Cohen admitted to buying the silence of Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal , two women who alleged affairs with Trump. The Swiss bank was planning to lead a deal to help American Media Inc refinance about US$425 million of debt, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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  • European Union readies survey on whether to abolish daylight savings time
European Union readies survey on whether to abolish daylight savings time

President Donald Trump reneges on his pledge not to impose auto tariffs, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said as trade tensions between Europe and the United States rose again. "We do not share USA view that trade wars are good and easy to win", the commissioner said. Despite this it seems like the European Union is moving ahe...

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  • Letter from North Korea's Kim Yong-chol prompted cancellation of Pompeo's trip
Letter from North Korea's Kim Yong-chol prompted cancellation of Pompeo's trip

The South had earlier on Friday proposed sending the envoys, and the North accepted, Kim said. "The travel warning for North Korea remains in place - the Department of State strongly warns USA citizens not to travel to North Korea". Moon met Kim again in May when Trump said he was withdrawing from the planned summit with Kim - a decision Trump quic...

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  • Facing protests, Russia's Putin offers pension concessions
Facing protests, Russia's Putin offers pension concessions

Many people worry that they will not live to receive their pensions . Putin , who had previously vowed not to raise the pension age, has seen public trust in his presidency fall to 64 percent last month from 80 percent in May, according to VTsIOM state pollster.

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  • Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him
Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him

It raised more than $400,000 in funds donated by more than 14,000 people. But because Bobbitt has a history of drug problems, McClure and D'Amico said they are reluctant to give him all of the money at once. Bobbitt's pro bono lawyers filed a complaint on Tuesday alleging that McClure and D'Amico have misused the funds and spent a substantial a...

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  • Sen. John McCain's body arrives in DC
Sen. John McCain's body arrives in DC

Members of McCain's family, seated nearby, smiled. " John McCain ", Pence said . "Well, I thought of a few". In Trump's absence, vice president Mike Pence addressed Friday's gathering, joining defense secretary Jim Mattis and national security advisor John Bolton in representing the administration.

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  • 4.4 magnitude LaVerne quake felt from East L.A. to Silver Lake
4.4 magnitude LaVerne quake felt from East L.A. to Silver Lake

Statements from the U.S. Geological Survey reveal that in the immediate aftermath there was no damage or injuries, as reported by Fox News . Did you feel the two back to back earthquakes Tuesday evening? It was also felt as a rolling motion dozens of miles away and as far away as the San Diego area, about 100 miles south.

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  • Who is Bruce Ohr, whose name keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?
Who is Bruce Ohr, whose name keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?

In questioning Ohr, lawmakers Elijah Cummings and Jerrold Nadler said, Republicans were selective about his communications with Steele to create "a highly misleading narrative with factually inaccurate interpretations and conjecture" that they were discussing Trump .

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  • Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees
Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees

The State Department announced in a written statement Friday that the United States "will no longer commit further funding to this irredeemably flawed operation". By the end of September, "UNRWA won't have a penny", the agency's spokesman Chris Gunness warned Wednesday. The announcement comes just a day after the Washington Post reported that...

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  • Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Toll About 3,000 People
Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Death Toll About 3,000 People

The new toll, which was found by researchers at George Washington University who were commissioned by Puerto Rico, raised deaths caused by the disaster from 64 to just below 2,975. It increased drastically to 1,400 earlier this year. "However, the Court cannot order that Defendants to do that which in a humanitarian and caring world should be don...

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  • Supreme Court directs activists to be moved to their houses
Supreme Court directs activists to be moved to their houses

Rahul Gandhi, the leader of the main opposition Congress party, said the latest raids showed that the government had little tolerance for activists , except for right-wing groups that shared its hardline ideology. But he was rearrested at the prison gates, framed in new cases. There is no formal definition of the term "urban naxal". Vernon G...

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  • Homeless man sues couple who raised N145m to help him
Homeless man sues couple who raised N145m to help him

In this November 17, 2017 photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a CITGO station in Philadelphia. In ten days, the couple is expected to give an account of exactly how the money was spent . "From what I can see, the GoFundMe account raised $402,000 and GoFundMe charged a fee of approx...

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  • Trump claims China hacked Clinton's emails without proof
Trump claims China hacked Clinton's emails without proof

The FBI said in response to the president's claim: "The FBI has not found any evidence the [Clinton] servers were compromised". Writing on Twitter , Trump alleged that numerous emails that were purportedly hacked contained classified information and called it "a very big story".

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