• Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade
Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade

Syria, another ally, said it stood in "full sympathy and solidarity with the Islamic Republic of Iran ", while neighboring Turkey expressed "great sorrow" at what it called "a heinous terrorist attack ". Meanwhile, Guard spokesman Gen. Ramazan Sharif told ISNA that an Arab separatist group carried out the attack, without elaborating. " Iran ...

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  • Russian Federation to Study Israeli Data Related to Downed Plane
Russian Federation to Study Israeli Data Related to Downed Plane

He urged the Israeli side "not to allow such situations to happen again", according to the Kremlin. "During the strike against the target in Latakia, the Russian plane that was then hit was not within the area of the operation". Russia, after all, has negotiated with Israel repeatedly on the attacks of Syria, and while all the specifics aren't pu...

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  • China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle
China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

On Tuesday, China hit back with tariffs on $60 billion worth of United States goods. That penalty will rise to 25 percent beginning January 1. Another 1,600 product categories will receive 5-percent tariffs. Amid the escalating tensions, China has reportedly canceled a mid-level delegation visit to Washington next week, that was supposed to pav...

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  • Don't vote for our brother, warn six siblings of US congressman
Don't vote for our brother, warn six siblings of US congressman

Gosar , who represents Arizona's 4th congressional district, is a fringe figure. Then comes the big reveal: Gosar is their brother - but they endorse David Brill , the Democrat running against him. Brill will face Rep. Gosar in the November general election on Nov. 6. Gosar also flew to London to speak at an anti-Muslim rally, with his t...

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  • Taiwanese authorities arrest Cody Wilson, intend to deport him
Taiwanese authorities arrest Cody Wilson, intend to deport him

Austin police Cmdr. Troy Officer said Wednesday that before Wilson flew to Taiwan, a friend of the 16-year-old girl had told him that police were investigating the accusation that he had sex with the youth. According to the affidavit, the teen said that she and "Sanjuro" texted each other inappropriate pictures. Cody Wilson, with Defense Distrib...

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  • Ex French President Hollande and the Rafale deal controversy
Ex French President Hollande and the Rafale deal controversy

Both the French government and French aerospace company Dassault issued separate statements following a French media report which quoted Hollande as saying that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for French aerospace giant in the Rs 58,000 crore Rafale deal and France did not have a choice.

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  • 'It won't work': European Union leaders eviscerate May's Brexit plan
'It won't work': European Union leaders eviscerate May's Brexit plan

But European Council president Donald Tusk stressed that economic aspects of Mrs May's Chequers proposals "will not work", while former Brexit secretary David Davis disclosed a "rock-solid core" of up to 40 Tory colleagues could vote against the Government's favoured approach.

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  • Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?
Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

A group of women who identified themselves as friends and former colleagues of Brett Kavanaugh defended the embattled Supreme Court nominee who has been accused of sexual assault on Friday at a news conference in Washington. On Thursday evening, Ford's lawyers reiterated that she would not testify Monday, but said she "would be prepared to testif...

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  • Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness
Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness

Striking Puerto Rico's already tenuous infrastructure and power grid with 155 mile-per-hour winds for days on end, Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $95 billion dollars in damage to the small island, leaving thousands of people without working electricity for up to eight months.

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  • Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran
Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran

The bloodshed struck a blow to security in OPEC oil producer Iran , which has been relatively stable compared with neighbouring Arab countries that have faced upheaval since the 2011 uprisings across the region. The Guard also has vast holdings in Iran's economy. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman Ramezan Sharif said the attack...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh case: US Senate committee postpones hearing on sexual assault allegations
Brett Kavanaugh case: US Senate committee postpones hearing on sexual assault allegations

Grassley announced the extension on Twitter in a post with an apologetic tone that was addressed to Kavanaugh. This is the opportunity we have given her. Ford ... the way to depoliticize that and ensure that is with an outside counsel", they said. But in a single tweet, President Donald Trump appears to have upended that strategy.

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  • Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster
Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster

Kennedy, Cruz said , "I could have chosen to make it about myself", but instead he said he worked with Trump to further Texas interests. After a concise summary of the importance of the Supreme Court's Heller decision which reaffirmed an individual right to bear arms, Mr.

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  • Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump
Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

The account, first reported by the New York Times , paints Rosenstein as so concerned in May 2017 in the wake of Trump's firing of then-FBI director James B. He reportedly assured the meeting participants that this act would not be hard because White House security had previously not bothered to inspect his cell phone while entering the Oval Office...

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  • Ted Cruz leads Beto O'Rourke 54 to 45, new poll says
Ted Cruz leads Beto O'Rourke 54 to 45, new poll says

Country music icon Willie Nelson once again weighed in on the "flak" he's receiving for his support of Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke with a simple message: "We're not happy until they're not happy". Greg Abbott leading Democratic opponent Lupe Valdez by 19 points. Heller is the only Republican senator defending a seat in a state that Democratic pr...

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  • Storm Bronagh set to batter parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland
Storm Bronagh set to batter parts of the United Kingdom and Ireland

This morning the wind is going to be stronger in the south east. Forecaster predict it to be more than 51 miles per hour in some places. Storm Bronagh has blown into the United Kingdom and is expected to bring with it a spell of strong gusty winds accompanied by heavy showers and thunderstorms.

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  • Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun
Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun

Mulakkal, who has been accused by the nun's of repeated sexual assault between 2014 and 2016, recently temporarily relinquished his administrative responsibilities. They also demanded the immediate arrest of the accused bishop. Meanwhile, Mulakkal has maintained that the allegations against him were a "cooked up story to wreak vengeance" for the ...

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  • South African Court Legalises Adult Use of Cannabis
South African Court Legalises Adult Use of Cannabis

Twenty-nine states and the capital have legalised marijuana for medical use. Critics, however, fear that relaxing laws on its use can lead to drug abuse and other crime-related activities. Earlier today, South Africa's Constitutional court gave its ruling that effectively ends prohibition. Malawian migrant Jonas smokes marijuana on the roofto...

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  • Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61
Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61

Vietnamese soldiers stand guard outside a morgue, where the body of Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang is believed to be kept, at the National Military Hospital 108 in Hanoi, Vietnam September 21, 2018. U.S Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink praised Quang for his contributions to promote relations between the two former foes. Originally from a small f...

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Willing to Testify Next Week
Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Willing to Testify Next Week

Ford's lawyers have said she's received death threats. Whelan has been involved in helping to advise Kavanaugh's confirmation effort and is close friends with both Kavanaugh and Leonard Leo, the head of the Federalist Society who has been helping to spearhead the nomination.

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  • 5 people shot during memorial service in Syracuse
5 people shot during memorial service in Syracuse

An hour later and three blocks north, a teenage girl was shot in the back, police said, although they said they didn't know if the two incidents were connected. Ambulances were seen leaving the scene at about 21:15 (01:15 GMT). He says ages of the victims range from 8 to 35. It's unclear if the shooting is related to another shooting that occurre...

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