Trump cancels military parade, blaming costs on Washington officials - Ireland

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser suggested the cost to the city alone would have been more than $20 million. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss early planning estimates that have not yet been finalized or released publicly. More..

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Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Short sentence recommended for former Trump campaign adviser

It was in that conversation prosecutors said "he proceeded to answer questions, and to lie, for more than two hours". "The government understands that the Professor left the United States on February 11, 2017...More..

Omarosa: I Believe Trump Wants To Start A Race War
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Omarosa: I Believe Trump Wants To Start A Race War

Manigault Newman this week infuriated Trump with the release of conversations that she secretly recorded during her time working for his administration, which is the subject of a tell-all book she is now prom...More..

McGahn seen as 'undercover operative' in White House
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

McGahn seen as 'undercover operative' in White House

McGahn has given lengthy statements to Mueller's team - some 30 hours worth spread out over at least three voluntary interviews during the span of nine months. Earlier this year, Brimelow described himself as a...More..

Turkish lira steady despite new threats from Trump
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Turkish lira steady despite new threats from Trump

President Trump tweeted Thursday evening calling for Brunson's release, saying that the U.S. Brunson's detention since October 2016 on terror-related charges has soured relations between the two North Atla...More..

John Brennan Asks: When Things Get Tough, How Desperate Will Trump Become?
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

John Brennan Asks: When Things Get Tough, How Desperate Will Trump Become?

As Cummings notes in his letter, " President Trump failed to suspend the security clearance of his former National Security Advisor, General Michael Flynn, for several weeks after the Department of Justice inf...More..

Australian Senator compares Muslims with 'poisonous jelly beans'
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Australian Senator compares Muslims with 'poisonous jelly beans'

Senator Anning said he was exercising free speech. The words " final solution " usually refer to the Nazi policy of extermination carried out against the Jews during the Holocaust . There is no doubt in my...More..

Omarosa releases recording of apparent job offer from Lara Trump
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Omarosa releases recording of apparent job offer from Lara Trump

Ivanka Trump has remained largely unscathed by the verbal missiles that Omarosa Manigault Newman has lobbed at the White House ...until now. "In some ways, I came up short", Manigault Newman responded. Om...More..

Newspaper editorials across US rebuke Trump for attacks on the press
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Newspaper editorials across US rebuke Trump for attacks on the press

In a furious string of caps-ridden tweets on Thursday morning, Trump sounded off on the media and name-checked the vaunted Boston media outlet by name. "Trump's references to us as the "enemy of the American Pe...More..

USA rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

USA rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort

Earlier this week, Mueller's star witness and Manafort's longtime business partner Rick Gates admitted depositing millions of dollars in offshore accounts to hide income from USA tax collectors. "The govern...More..

Westminster Car Crash Being Treated As Terrorist Incident
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Westminster Car Crash Being Treated As Terrorist Incident

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene on suspicion of terrorist offences, police said . The mystery van (circled in red) stops after cyclists and pedestrians are run down and then changes lanes a...More..

USA suspends stealth jet sale to Turkey
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

USA suspends stealth jet sale to Turkey

Actually, Obama's first three defence budgets were larger when adjusted for inflation, according to Todd Harrison at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies. "We are going to strengt...More..

Killer whale finally lets dead calf go
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Killer whale finally lets dead calf go

The whales have been struggling because of a lack of salmon , and J35's calf died soon after it was born off Vancouver Island on July 24, researchers say. J35 was spotted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada while t...More..

World’s least liveable cities dominated by crime, civil unrest and terrorism
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

World’s least liveable cities dominated by crime, civil unrest and terrorism

Perth ranked in 14th with a 95.9 per cent rating, while Brisbane failed to crack the top 20, placing 22nd at 94.3 per cent. Australia had Melbourne , Sydney (fifth) and Adelaide (10th) while Canada had C...More..

Iran Supreme Leader calls for action to face 'economic war'
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Iran Supreme Leader calls for action to face 'economic war'

Washington this week reimposed sanctions on Iran's purchase of US dollars, its trade in gold and precious metals and its dealings with metals, coal and industrial-related software. In May, the United States pul...More..

Ivanka Says What Her Dad Couldn’t Manage On Charlottesville, One Year On
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Ivanka Says What Her Dad Couldn’t Manage On Charlottesville, One Year On

Trump took to Twitter on Saturday, one day before the anniversary of the violence, which left one woman dead and more than 30 others injured. The Unite the Right march gave way to violence, resulting in...More..

Deadly airstrikes target Taliban militants in Helmand province
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Deadly airstrikes target Taliban militants in Helmand province

Helmand is among the relatively volatile provinces in South of Afghanistan where the anti-government armed militants are actively operating in some of its districts and often carry out terrorist related activit...More..

Looking to live in Greece? Love cats? Click here
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Looking to live in Greece? Love cats? Click here

The cat sanctuary is in a nature preserve on the island of Syros, a popular tourist destination on the Aegean Sea. For some, getting paid to look after cats whilst living on an idyllic Greek island is a dre...More..

Russia Dismisses US Allegation of Role in Charlottesville Racial Violence
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Russia Dismisses US Allegation of Role in Charlottesville Racial Violence

But like many other owners, she will be open anyway. Recall: 12-13 August of a year ago in the United States in Charlotsville - the campus of the University of Virginia there were clashes of protesters wi...More..

Donald Trump Responds To N-Word Accusations In Typically Grown-Up Manner
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Donald Trump Responds To N-Word Accusations In Typically Grown-Up Manner

John Kelly , White House officials tell ABC News. " Meet the Press " aired brief parts of the taped conversation, which included Kelly speaking to Manigault Newman about her reputation and some "pretty seri...More..

DC police, protesters prepare for white nationalist rally
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

DC police, protesters prepare for white nationalist rally

Wilson wouldn't say how much the foundation has raised in total so far but the foundation reported $117,000 in revenue in 2017. Others say the violence has laid bare divisions over deeper issues of race and e...More..

Mike Pence calls for creation of space force by 2020
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Mike Pence calls for creation of space force by 2020

In reality, the administration seems insecure that other countries are beginning to push space research and exploration. He's more recently said he's "in complete agreement" with Trump, though it's unclea...More..

NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun

As soon as this fall, the Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy edges of the sun's corona , or outer atmosphere, that was visible during last August's total solar eclipse . "We have to unde...More..

DC, Charlottesville on edge as white nationalists prepare to rally
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

DC, Charlottesville on edge as white nationalists prepare to rally

Taking to Twitter ahead of a controversial "Unite the Right 2" white supremacist rally tomorrow in Washington , Trump decried the "senseless death and division" spawned by what he called the "riots in Charlo...More..

Shooting in Fredericton, Canada leaves 4 dead - including two police officers
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Shooting in Fredericton, Canada leaves 4 dead - including two police officers

Residents described the area where the shooting occurred as a small, quiet neighbourhood where seniors are out strolling and children frequently rollerblade together. "I'm anxious for the other people around me...More..