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'A true American hero': friends and family bid John McCain farewell

'A true American hero': friends and family bid John McCain farewell Biden, a Democrat who was among the friends the Republican senator made across the aisle, said he thought of McCain as a brother, "with a lot of family fights". President Donald Trump ― who was not invited to McCain's memorial ― said in a statement Monday that he asked Vice President Mike Pence to give an address at the ceremony. [Full Article...]

Canada trade talks end with no deal

Canada trade talks end with no deal Canada and the United States will make a final push to iron out differences on a pact to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ) on Friday, with Mexico on standby to return to talks aimed at ending a year of hard-fought negotiations. [Full Article...]

Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2975

Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2975 Nevertheless, Santos-Burgoa said the high death toll, ranking Maria among the worst natural disasters in USA history, was evidence that "we lack a culture of preparedness". The disconnect between the administration's initial sanguine assessment of the situation and the enormity of the disaster was evident 12 days into the crisis when Elaine Duke, then acting USA homeland security secretary, charac... [Full Article...]

Florida’s Gillum gets money and attention after upset win

Florida’s Gillum gets money and attention after upset win The Republican Governors Association plans to target all three Democrats for supporting expensive social welfare programs, spokesman Jon Thompson said. US Representative Ron DeSantis , a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who won his party's nomination on Tuesday, made the remarks on Fox News and immediately came under fire for their negative racial undertones. [Full Article...]

Private Ceremony Held For McCain In Arizona Capitol Rotunda

Private Ceremony Held For McCain In Arizona Capitol Rotunda The late senator's desk served as a makeshift memorial , and Cindy McCain shared a photo of the memorial on Twitter . As McCain meticulously planned his funeral processions and invited many notable politicians before his death, he intentionally boxed out Trump, an unprecedented move against a sitting president. [Full Article...]

Military solution in Syria’s Idlib ‘will cause catastrophe’: Turkey FM

Military solution in Syria’s Idlib ‘will cause catastrophe’: Turkey FM Two days later, the USA launched 59 cruise missiles against the Shayrat military base in central Syria, where Washington believes airplanes carrying chemical weapons took off. The main target is the city of Jisr Al-Shughur in Northwest Idlib province, plateau of al-Haab, the Northern province of Hama and the South-Western part of the province of Aleppo. [Full Article...]

Iran and Syria agree military pact, following defence meeting

Iran and Syria agree military pact, following defence meeting Earlier, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran's presence in Syria should be decided on by Tehran and Damascus only. Turkey's foreign minister has spoken out against the possible attack and offered to work with Russian Federation to prevent an attack from Syria. [Full Article...]

Gillum is Florida's Democratic governor nominee

Gillum is Florida's Democratic governor nominee Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who joined him on the campaign trail . Gillum spent only $6.5 million on a primary where billionaire Jeff Greene spent $38 million and millionaire former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine spent about $29 million of his fortune. [Full Article...]

USA finds an ally in Kenya as Kenyatta meets Trump

USA finds an ally in Kenya as Kenyatta meets Trump Despite Trump's personal background and style, these religious leaders are mostly on the President's side. President Trump warned evangelical leaders in a closed-door meeting that there would be "violence" if Republicans lose the House in the November midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Trump Family's Biggest Legal Threat From SDNY Prosecutors, Not Mueller, Reports Say

Trump Family's Biggest Legal Threat From SDNY Prosecutors, Not Mueller, Reports Say As President Donald Trump inches ever-closer to serious legal and political peril, his aides and advisors are increasingly anxious that he will do even more damage to himself by lashing out while he fluctuates between extreme moods, according to a new report from Vanity Fair reporter Gabriel Sherman . [Full Article...]

Read President Trump’s statement on John McCain

Read President Trump’s statement on John McCain Flags elsewhere in the capital had remained at half-staff Monday, and it was widely believed that Trump was demonstrating his continued resentment toward McCain, who provided the pivotal vote preventing Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

Vietnamese community honors McCain with candlelight vigil in Phoenix

Vietnamese community honors McCain with candlelight vigil in Phoenix Friday morning, lawmakers will gather in the Rotunda to salute McCain; a funeral service will be held Saturday at Washington's National Cathedral . McCain died Saturday at his family's ranch near Sedona after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for over a year. [Full Article...]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sent back to prison as release are hopes dashed

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe sent back to prison as release are hopes dashed He said on Friday: "Her lawyer is very confident that it will be extended". Her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella, cried when she realised her mother was leaving. In relation to Hunt, Ratcliffe said: "He's been great in that sense: he's been clear and critical and he's said "listen, she's innocent and she shouldn't be in prison, her treatment has been appalling", and all the things that we've be... [Full Article...]

UK PM May Meets and Dances with School Children in South Africa

UK PM May Meets and Dances with School Children in South Africa The trip - which will see Mrs May meet the presidents of all three countries - aims to deepen economic and trade ties with growing African economies ahead of Britain leaving the European Union in 2019. Business leaders and ministers are accompanying Mrs May on what is her first trip to Africa as PM, which will include talks with the presidents of all three countries she is visiting. [Full Article...]

Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal

Trump makes trade announcement at the White House, possibly on NAFTA deal Advisers of incoming President Lopez Obrador hailed the new deal, saying it represented progress on energy and wages for Mexico's workers. It's also a win for Mexico. Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is now overseas on a diplomatic trip to Germany, Ukraine and France. Another core dispute is over Chapter 19 dispute panels, considered a deal-breaker for Canada, but which the US... [Full Article...]

John McCain: Flags return to full-staff after senator's death

John McCain: Flags return to full-staff after senator's death Recent traditions saw flags lowered to half-mast between the Member of Congress' death and their burial. John McCain's funerals or memorials - but Vice President Pence will, a spokesman for the McCain family confirmed Monday. president's enduring scorn for the late senator and war hero. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" In McCain's eyes, Trump's meeting in Helsinki with Russia's President... [Full Article...]

Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe The verdict and the guilty plea occurred within minutes of one another on Tuesday afternoon, and Cohen directly implicated the president in a pair of campaign finance violations related to his arrangement in 2016 to silence two women who say they had affairs with Trump years earlier. [Full Article...]

U.S. interested in Pakistan government's reform agenda : outgoing USA envoy

U.S. interested in Pakistan government's reform agenda : outgoing USA envoy It was declared that PM Imran Khan will not use his official aircraft for foreign visits, it will only be used for domestic ones. Pompeo names North Korea envoy True cost of rampant White House turnover: Inexperience breeds incompetence MORE and the country's new Prime Minister, Imran Khan . [Full Article...]

Youtube star dies in horrific Dh734,000 supercar crash

Youtube star dies in horrific Dh734,000 supercar crash A spokesperson for California Highway Patrol said: "At this point I don't have anything to clarify why or what possible made him do what he did, whether he was under the influence at the time, whether he was having any other issues". Fox 5 San Diego is also reporting that witnesses describe seeing a black sports vehicle smashing into a gate at a nearby elementary school and speeding off about... [Full Article...]

Muslims celebrate Eid Al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice

Muslims celebrate Eid Al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice In the Christian and Jewish version of the event, Prophet Ibrahim is ordered to kill his other son, Prophet Isaac (Ishaq). A Syrian boy holds down a tied sheep in the town of Maaret al-Naasan in the rebel-held Idlib province countryside on August 20, 2018, ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Azha. [Full Article...]


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