• Top electoral court votes down Lula candidacy
Top electoral court votes down Lula candidacy

His Workers Party made a decision to pick him as their candidate anyway not minding that he had lot his appeal; they insist he is innocent of all charges. But da Silva and his Workers' Party have lost much of that appeal over the last several years amid a sprawling corruption probe that has ensnared many top businessmen and politicians , includi...

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  • Teen from New Mexico compound says he was trained for jihad
Teen from New Mexico compound says he was trained for jihad

The FBI charged five former residents of a dilapidated compound in New Mexico with weapons offenses after three of them were released earlier in the week. 31), according to Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Leveille, who are married, had also been charged with child abuse resulting in death and conspiracy to commit child a...

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  • Instagram model dies on Mexican billionaire's yacht in Greece; mysterious death investigated
Instagram model dies on Mexican billionaire's yacht in Greece; mysterious death investigated

She traveled to Greece to pursue career opportunities, but it's unclear how she connected with Mexican billionaire Alberto Bailleres whose yacht she was found dead on. "Happy birthday to the most fantastic big sister I could ever ask for, 5 days till I get to see you!" After falling into a coma at a local hospital in Argostoli , she was ai...

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  • Trump says tech giants may be in a
Trump says tech giants may be in a "very antitrust situation"

Trump had also claimed on Twitter Tuesday that Google search results were "RIGGED, for me & others, so that nearly all stories & news is BAD". "And all these exercises of editorial judgment are fully protected by the First Amendment". Google said the video was factually incorrect, adding that "on January 30, 2018, we highlighted the livestream of...

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  • Trump says
Trump says "no political necessity" to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

Trump notified Congress earlier this week of his intention to enter into a trade agreement with Mexico and possibly Canada after weeks of negotiations. "My negotiating counterparty is Ambassador Lighthizer", she said. "It is Trump's bluster at best, but obviously he is not going to force anyone into a bad deal", said Jerry Dias, president of...

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  • Reported airstrike targets Damascus military airport, multiple explosions heard (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Reported airstrike targets Damascus military airport, multiple explosions heard (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The airport has been targeted in a number of airstrikes in recent years that the government has blamed on Israel. The Syrian Arab Republic is preparing to chase out the jihadists from the governorate of Idleb (in the North-West of the country) where they have now gathered.

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  • Double stabbing at Amsterdam station
Double stabbing at Amsterdam station

The motive is unclear and officials say an investigation is under way. The suspect, who has a German residence permit, was questioned Saturday by police in the hospital where he was being treated for gunshot wounds to his lower body. "A large group of people, including foreign tourists, are still patiently waiting outside the station", the corres...

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  • Trump ends $350m backing for Palestinians and $300m aid deal for Pakistan
Trump ends $350m backing for Palestinians and $300m aid deal for Pakistan

He said another $500 million in CSF was stripped by Congress from Pakistan earlier this year, to bring the total withheld to $800 million. He said the money blocked by the U.S. The US had announced a freeze on aid to Pakistan at the beginning of the year as it pushed the country to crack down on terrorist activities originating from its soil.

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  • Duterte 'very supportive' of women's rights, concedes body that hit rape joke
Duterte 'very supportive' of women's rights, concedes body that hit rape joke

Tagum said "the CSSDO-led interventions resulted in a significant drop in the incidence of rape cases from 120 in 2017 to 95 in 2018, both in the same period of January to June". Presidential spokesman, Harry Roque, said the statement should not be taken seriously since Duterte was known to make jokes. "I don't think we should give too much weigh...

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  • President of Botswana’s China visit historic milestone in bilateral ties: Chinese amb
President of Botswana’s China visit historic milestone in bilateral ties: Chinese amb

This is the 3rd Heads of State and Government summit bringing together leaders from the African continent and those from China , to take place after the first in 2006 that was held in Beijing , the second in South Africa in 2015 and now the 3rd in Beijing-China.

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  • U.S. moves to scrap $300 million in military aid to Pakistan
U.S. moves to scrap $300 million in military aid to Pakistan

The U.S. military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants , in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The U.S. blocked $500 million to Pakistan earlier this year, as part of its reimbursement for the country's role ...

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi won't lose Nobel prize
Aung San Suu Kyi won't lose Nobel prize

The UN's report , based on interviews with 870 survivors, satellite imagery, and photos and videos, accuses the country's military of an array of crimes against humanity, and extends culpability to civilian leaders, who it said failed to speak out against the violence.

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  • Sadiq Khan bikini blimp takes flight in London
Sadiq Khan bikini blimp takes flight in London

The balloon, which portrays the mayor sporting a yellow bikini, is backed by a crowdfunded campaign organized after a "Trump Baby" blimp flew over protests during President Donald Trump's visit to London in July, the BBC reports. Mr. Bruere cited rising crime and "defending free speech" as factors for his anti-Khan campaign. A spokesper...

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  • MP Zaake stuck in Kiruddu as Bobi Wine arrives in US
MP Zaake stuck in Kiruddu as Bobi Wine arrives in US

But late on Friday a police spokesman said there would be an investigation into those allegations. Protests had erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police detained Kyagulanyi at the global airport during a previous attempt to travel overseas for medical care.

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  • China FM Spars with US Over Trade Tariffs, Calls For Reciprocal Trade
China FM Spars with US Over Trade Tariffs, Calls For Reciprocal Trade

Data released on Friday will allay some concerns over the near-term outlook as China's official factory gauge unexpectedly strengthened this month following government measures to underpin demand. Aram... could we see this trade conflict escalate further? The White House announced the cancelation late on Friday, saying that Vice-President Pen...

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  • Amsterdam stabbing: Pair injured on Friday revealed as Americans
Amsterdam stabbing: Pair injured on Friday revealed as Americans

The attacker, a 19-year-old Afghan man , was shot by police as he walked away but survived. Dutch police officers near the scene of a stabbing attack near the central daily station in Amsterdam , the Netherlands , Friday Aug. He was scheduled to be arraigned during a closed-door hearing with an investigating judge on Monday. Around 250,000 p...

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  • Bush, Obama Say John McCain Made Them 'Better' Presidents
Bush, Obama Say John McCain Made Them 'Better' Presidents

And even afterwards he served in office. "To the face of those in authority, John McCain would insist "We are better than this, America is better than this", Bush said in his tribute. "Back in the day, he could frustrate me, and I know he'd say the same thing about me", he said, appearing to draw a laugh from McCain's wife, Cindy McCain.

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  • John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker
John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker

John McCain , R-Ariz., will be laid to rest this week after a series of memorials and ceremonies in Arizona and Washington , D.C. The senator's death and reflections on his life have captured the nation. Meanwhile, 35 percent of Arizona voters say they'd be more likely to support Ducey's reelection if he selected a replacement more aligned...

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  • Russia-backed leader of separatist east Ukraine region reportedly killed in blast
Russia-backed leader of separatist east Ukraine region reportedly killed in blast

A criminal investigation into the killing has been opened, the committee said in its statement. The explosion on Friday fatally wounded Alexander Zakharchenko , head of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, which has been pushing for independence since 2014 after Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

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  • Toronto's Yorkdale mall evacuated after 'sounds of gunshots'
Toronto's Yorkdale mall evacuated after 'sounds of gunshots'

Officers have confirmed a discharge in the area", police posted on Twitter Thursday afternoon, adding two male suspects are wanted. "There was a little girl who was just clenched onto me", she said . Ms Toca ran to a store nearby where she said she was locked in with about 15 other people. The particular person talked about police indirectly e...

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