• Pompeo calls Iran's religious leaders 'hypocritical holy men'
Pompeo calls Iran's religious leaders 'hypocritical holy men'

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the Trump administration's "tough" threats toward Iran, European and Iranian leaders have been trying to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. However, the language also echoes his volleys against North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, which has more recently evolved into diplomatic talks. Pomp...

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  • Israel Evacuates Syria's 'White Helmets' to Jordan
Israel Evacuates Syria's 'White Helmets' to Jordan

Israel facilitated the evacuation of more than 400 White Helmet rescue workers and their families from an embattled pocket of southern Syria over the weekend, helping them to travel through Israeli-held territory to reach Jordan. Britain said the operation was possible due to the joint diplomatic efforts, hailing the efforts of the White Helme...

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  • European Union official criticizes Donald Trump over attitude toward allies
European Union official criticizes Donald Trump over attitude toward allies

If the United States had treated the badly wounded post-Soviet Russia less brutally in the 1990s, nurturing the fragile new Russian democracy instead of taking all the Eastern European countries into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and pushing the alliance's military frontier right up to the former Soviet border, there might never have been supp...

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  • Missouri duck boat that sank killing 17 people to be raised
Missouri duck boat that sank killing 17 people to be raised

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader previously confirmed to that media outlet that the captain was among those who survived the accident. William and Janice Bright, 65 and 64, were among the 17 people killed in the duck boat tragedy . Carolyn and Gary Coleman talked with CBS46 about trying to process the pain after watching cell phone video of s...

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  • At RNC meeting, no one is sweating Trump-Putin summit
At RNC meeting, no one is sweating Trump-Putin summit

President Donald Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week. Moscow signaled its openness to a second formal meeting between the two leaders as criticism of Trump over his first major session with his Russian counterpart kept up in the U.S.

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  • Trump calls Cohen's taping of phone call 'inconceivable,' possibly illegal
Trump calls Cohen's taping of phone call 'inconceivable,' possibly illegal

In the September 2016 conversation, Cohen and Trump were discussing a plan by Cohen to attempt to purchase the rights to McDougal's story from AMI for roughly $150,000, according to one person familiar with recording. "And any attempt to spin can not change what is on the tape". Rudy Giuliani, now Trump's personal attorney, confirmed to ABC News ...

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  • Survivor of duck boat accident describes horrific scene
Survivor of duck boat accident describes horrific scene

Children were among the 17 killed, officials said . The pastor of Zion Tabernacle Apostolic Church said the family was close to his church, but weren't members. An investigation into the matter is underway, said officials. He told the Associated Press, "They're not fit for water or land because they are half auto and half boat".

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  • At least 4 Palestinians martyred as Israeli jets pound Gaza Strip
At least 4 Palestinians martyred as Israeli jets pound Gaza Strip

The unnamed official claimed "Hamas suffered a serious blow yesterday, and requested a ceasefire via Egypt, while promising to stop the arson terror and terror at the border fence". Relatives of Palestinian militant Mohammed Abu Dakah, 31, who was killed in an Israeli strike, mourn during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 2...

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  • Trump claims he misspoke about Russian meddling in Putin press conference
Trump claims he misspoke about Russian meddling in Putin press conference

That assertion is not supported by known intelligence. And he voiced support for United States intelligence agencies - a day after he had refused to accept their findings on Russia's election interference over Putin's denials - and vowed to take action to prevent further attacks.

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  • Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes: ministry
Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes: ministry

The decision includes decreasing the fishing zone to the fishermen in Gaza from six to three nautical miles, also until further notice, and for the same "reasons". Israel pounded Hamas targets in its most massive bombardment since the 2014 war, while militants fired dozens of rockets toward Israel that halted daily life in the area.

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  • Child-Killer Who Taunted Detectives For 30 Years Finally Gets Arrested
Child-Killer Who Taunted Detectives For 30 Years Finally Gets Arrested

Miller for the April 1988 homicide of April Tinsley . Miller wore a blue jumpsuit, his feet and hands shackled as he appeared Monday before an Allen County judge, who asked him if he understood the preliminary charges he faces. Her body was found three days later by a jogger; she had been sexually assaulted, strangled, and left for dead. "D$3 i...

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  • Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold ‘productive’ talks on war remains
Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold ‘productive’ talks on war remains

Michael Minihan, chief of staff for the UNC and U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), reportedly led the U.S delegation. -North Korea military search teams conducted 33 recovery operations that collected 229 sets of American remains . While visiting Singapore, which hosted the summit between Trump and Kim last month, Moon said the two leaders would face "grav...

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  • Trump says 'big results will come' with Putin
Trump says 'big results will come' with Putin

Standing alongside Mr Putin , Mr Trump steered clear of any confrontation with the Russian, going so far as to question American intelligence and last week's federal indictments that accused 12 Russians of hacking into Democratic email accounts to hurt Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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  • Pakistan opens terrorism investigation against ex-PM's party 10 days before election
Pakistan opens terrorism investigation against ex-PM's party 10 days before election

His second term was ended by a coup in 1999, and he was imprisoned by the military regime while he faced trial for multiple charges, including corruption . He has accused a covert military-judiciary alliance of trying to keep him out of politics and of undermining the integrity of his PML-N party. Nawaz Sharif also wanted party leaders to hi...

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  • Vladimir Putin Makes His Own Russian Meddling Claim
Vladimir Putin Makes His Own Russian Meddling Claim

Representative Steve Womack said he was "disappointed" that Trump "downplayed the very real threat Russian Federation poses to our country and our values". There is no moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation, which remains hostile to our most basic values and ideals. However, Moscow claimed that there was no evidence ...

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  • Outrage after Chicago police fatally shoot man
Outrage after Chicago police fatally shoot man

He was also in possession of several magazines of ammunition, said Waller. Chicago police patrol chief Fred Waller told a news conference that a crowd became combative after the shooting earlier Saturday, throwing bottles and jumping on top of a squad vehicle.

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  • Three Kansas City Police Officers Shot; Suspect Barricaded in Home
Three Kansas City Police Officers Shot; Suspect Barricaded in Home

The suspect drove away and then fled on foot, police said . Officers were then called to the area of 30th and Topping Avenue where they exchanged gunfire with the suspect. "At that point two of our officers were shot", Smith said . That vehicle was recovered a short time later. "We'd been looking for him all week", Smith said.

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  • Trump says U.S.-Russia ties have 'never been worse'
Trump says U.S.-Russia ties have 'never been worse'

This summit will be the third time that both the leaders would meet face-to-face. Gowdy's advice to Trump was to press for the extradition of the Russians accused in the latest indictment and of 13 who were charged in an earlier indictment with using social media to interfere in the USA election.

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  • Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany
Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany

Trump is, however, wrong to say that Germany is "is totally controlled by Russian Federation because they will be getting from 60 percent to 70 percent of their energy from Russian Federation and a new pipeline". Europe needs diverse sources of gas, not, in our view, a new Nord Stream 2 pipeline, and to lock in greater reliance on Russian Federat...

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  • Donald Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit
Donald Trump has 'low expectations' for Helsinki summit

Chants of "We Love Trump, We Love Trump" broke out as the president's motorcade passed and Trump waved. Top Senate Democrats urged Trump in a letter on Saturday to make " Russia's attack on our election" a "top issue" and encouraged him to act on the advice of other federal agencies, saying "you must rely on the expertise and the experts of th...

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  • Chicago Police Shoot Man 'Exhibiting Characteristics Of An Armed Person'
Chicago Police Shoot Man 'Exhibiting Characteristics Of An Armed Person'

In a late-night press conference outside CPD headquarters, Chief of Patrol Fred Waller said the man had a bulge near his waistband and "became combative". Protesters were seen approaching and shouting at the police officer cordon. The officers involved have been reassigned to administrative duties for thirty days while the case is investigated.

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  • Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals
Jaguar escapes at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

Three others animals were also injured. The zoo announced that it would remain closed through Saturday, but would reopen Sunday. The large feline was first reported missing at 7.20am, but was only spotted nearly one hour later, when it was tranquilised and returned to its enclosure.

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  • Death toll leaps to 128 in Pakistan bombing
Death toll leaps to 128 in Pakistan bombing

Siraj, the younger brother of former Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raisani, was attacked during a corner meeting organised for the promotion of his candidature. In February 2017, Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a shrine in southern Pakistan, killing 83 people and wounding over 150.

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  • Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting
Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group said in a separate statement that a truce had been reached. Daoud Shiha, a spokesman of the movement, speaking to Anadolu Agency said the cease-fire came into force by 8.00 p.m. Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in Gaza City , while three Israelis were wounded from a rocket that la...

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  • Trump, Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge
Trump, Katy Perry among Twitter users hit hardest by follower purge

Singer Katy Perry , who has the most-followed account on Twitter , lost 1.5 million followers, dropping 1.4 per cent to 108.1 million followers. "As a result, the number of followers displayed on many profiles may go down", it said, explaining that "Most people will see a change of four followers or fewer; others with larger follower counts w...

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