Trump cites 'American defiance' in 9/11 tribute

On 11 September 2001, hijackers flew planes into the World Trade Center in New York City , and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. President Donald Trump will pay tribute to the victims of the september 11 , 2001, attacks Tuesday at a ceremony... More..

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Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pope To Meet With U.S. Church Leaders Over Clergy Sex Abuse

The US church was also rocked by a grand jury report that said 300 priests in Pennsylvania had abused more than 1,000 children since the 1940s. With the Catholic Church in crisis once again over cleri...More..

Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Pope Francis summons bishops for meeting on protecting minors

Francis plans to meet on Thursday at the Vatican with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops , and Cardinal Sean O'Malley, the Pope's top adviser on clergy sex abuse....More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump to target election meddling with new sanctions order

Instead, he seemed to accept Putin's denials that Moscow sought to influence the presidential contest. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the USA electoral system seriously enou...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC

In addition to threatening sanctions against the ICC, Bolton will reportedly announce the closure of the D.C. office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). "We are not retreating from our efforts t...More..

Man Arrested in Extraordinary Airport Car Chase
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Man Arrested in Extraordinary Airport Car Chase

There, the auto rammed through two glass doors at the airport's Terminal 1 to drive onto the runways, she said. He then fled the auto and ran along the runway as multiple police cars chased him, as caught on ...More..

Trump says ready to up China tariff list to US$517 billion
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Trump says ready to up China tariff list to US$517 billion

They will "take place very soon, depending on what happens", he said about the new tariffs, in comments made to reporters while aboard Air Force One en route to Fargo, North Dakota. And I hate to say this but...More..

Putin adviser: never heard of poisoning suspects
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Putin adviser: never heard of poisoning suspects

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), a global watchdog, on Tuesday confirmed that Novichok was involved in their poisoning. "Neither the top leadership of Russian Federation, nor...More..

Including children - in Perth
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Including children - in Perth

It was not known how the victims died or their connection with the man in custody. Mr Steel did not say how the people were killed or if any weapons were found and could not confirm the ages, genders and rela...More..

Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

Kevin Grasha, a reporter with The Enquirer said the scene is now secure with reports of several people with critical gunshot wounds. At this stage, the attacker's motive is unclear. The mayor said his dad...More..

Papadopoulos' Lawyer Is Not A Fan Of Trump's 'Witch Hunt' Tweets
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Papadopoulos' Lawyer Is Not A Fan Of Trump's 'Witch Hunt' Tweets

The sentence was imposed in federal court in Washington. He then pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the his contacts with Joseph Mifsud, a London-based professor with connect...More..

NAFTA talks make progress; US, Canadian officials to work into night
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

NAFTA talks make progress; US, Canadian officials to work into night

Trudeau made clear, however, he would insist on keeping the so-called Chapter 19 dispute-resolution mechanism that Washington wants to scrap. In addition, the tentative deal would require that at least 75 per...More..

India decriminalises gay sex in a historic ruling
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

India decriminalises gay sex in a historic ruling

Michel Sidibé, executive director of UN AIDS, added: "I applaud the fearless activists, civil society organizations and community groups that have fought long and hard for this injustice to be reversed". During...More..

Twitter Is Permanently Banning Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Twitter Is Permanently Banning Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

Rolling his eyes, Rubio says, "I didn't say that, either". Rubio laughed off the comments, but Jones continued . "I don't know you, I don't know who you". He then went on to sit in the front row of the Sen...More..

South Korea: North wants to denuclearize before end of Trump’s first term
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

South Korea: North wants to denuclearize before end of Trump’s first term

Kim emphasised that his "trust in Trump remains unchanged" despite the difficulties, Chung said, and expressed his intention to work closely with the U.S. But U.S. officials say North Korea must take more ser...More..

Ayanna Pressley defeats Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic primary
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Ayanna Pressley defeats Rep. Mike Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic primary

In a concession speech on Tuesday night, he said: " Ayanna Pressley is going to be a good congresswoman". Pressley will become the first black member of the House from MA, as there are no Republicans runni...More..

Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women

The women, who were dressed in white headscarves and clothing, sat on stools facing the judges while female prison officers struck their backs using light rattan canes, according to the Associated Press . The ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

Don't let that happen!' Children sit in the shade of a tent at a camp for the displaced in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, at the village of al-Ghadfa, southeast of the province on September 2, 2018....More..

Officer-involved shooting at California Racetrack
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Officer-involved shooting at California Racetrack

People at the venue saw a string of sheriff's and police cars responding to the fairgrounds around 6:40 p.m. The exchange of gunfire occurred just before Ice Cube was set to take the stage as part of Del M...More..

Kavanaugh supreme court nomination not 'normal', says Senate Democrat
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Kavanaugh supreme court nomination not 'normal', says Senate Democrat

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. He said the records were provided to the Department of Just...More..

Pentagon moves to scrap US$300 million in aid to Pakistan
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Pentagon moves to scrap US$300 million in aid to Pakistan

Pentagon proposes to use the money, which came from the security-related Coalition Support Fund (CSF), for other purposes, if approved by Congress. He said the USA military would aim to spend the money on oth...More..

Field resignation reflects 'deep divisions' in Labour, Tom Watson says
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Field resignation reflects 'deep divisions' in Labour, Tom Watson says

It is a major wake up call. The politician, who resigned the Labour whip on Thursday, said he is considering whether to step down as an MP and trigger a by-election in his constituency of Birkenhead. He said:...More..

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attend McCain funeral service
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attend McCain funeral service

Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama will deliver remarks honouring their friend and former White House challenger, at a memorial service in Washington's National Cathedral that McCain planned hi...More..

European Union set to end switch between summer and winter time - Juncker
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

European Union set to end switch between summer and winter time - Juncker

European countries began changing clocks after World War I , shifting times just before summer to save energy. Any change would still need approval from national governments and the European Parliament b...More..

USA associate of indicted Russian pleads guilty, to cooperate with Robert Mueller
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

USA associate of indicted Russian pleads guilty, to cooperate with Robert Mueller

According to Justice Department officials, Patten worked with "a foreigner to place op-ed articles" in a USA news outlets in 2017. Patten was charged via a criminal information , which is a document that...More..