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Two Donald Trump aides found guilty of fraud, USA president implicated

Two Donald Trump aides found guilty of fraud, USA president implicated DONALD Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has pleaded GUILTY to paying two women for their silence "at the direction of USA president". Both cases highlight the mounting legal problems Trump faces. This has nothing to do with Russian collusion. Either way, Manafort is facing a separate trial in Washington , D.C., next month relating to his lobbying work in Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister

Centre’s decision to refuse flood aid from other countries unfortunate: Kerala minister While Kerala has seen unprecedented loss of life and property, and the local government is willing to accept foreign assistance, the Centre has chose to stick with its 14-year-old policy by refusing to accept financial aid from the global community. [Full Article...]

Jakiw Palij: US deports former Nazi camp guard living in Queens, NYC

Jakiw Palij: US deports former Nazi camp guard living in Queens, NYC The US deported a 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to Germany on Tuesday, 14 years after a judge ordered his expulsion, the White House has announced. Palij admitted to Department of Justice officials in 2003 that he trained at a Nazi camp in German-occupied Poland. The United States had been trying to get Palij out of the country since the issue of a 2004 deportation order, ... [Full Article...]

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

Muslims celebrate Eid Al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice God's angel Jibra'il ( Gabriel ) replaced Prophet's son with a goat and so from that day, Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated by sacrificing a male goat. Tuesday, 21 August marks Eid al-Adha, an Islamic holiday also known as the "Festival of Sacrifice". [Full Article...]

'Truth isn't truth', says Trump lawyer

'Truth isn't truth', says Trump lawyer Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said the 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between the then-candidate's oldest son and a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin was arranged to seek information about Democrat Hillary Clinton . Trump in a series of Sunday morning tweets is responding to a New York Times story reporting that McGahn has given hours of testimony to the special counsel investigat... [Full Article...]

Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000

Flooding in southern Indian state kills more than 350, displaces 800,000 With power and communication lines down, thousands remained trapped in towns and villages cut off by the floods amid growing shortages of food and water. "Our solidarity and the concrete support of the worldwide community should not lack for our brothers", said Pope Francis on Sunday. People have become desperate for rescue, even recording themselves begging for help on social media . [Full Article...]

McGahn seen as 'undercover operative' in White House

McGahn seen as 'undercover operative' in White House Trump blasted a New York Times story reporting that McGahn has been co-operating extensively with the special counsel team investigating Russian election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign. In the string of tweets on Sunday morning, Trump claimed he allowed McGahn and others to testify, stating that he "didn't have to [let them]". Davis said he first became... [Full Article...]

Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids Christopher Watts , 33, has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his family just one day after he begged for them to return home. Chris will be formally charged next week. Christopher Watts's attorneys sought to preserve DNA evidence they said would still be present on the bodies, saying that once autopsies are finished, the evidence will be "lost forever", according to the motion. [Full Article...]

Manafort Jury Begins Second Day of Deliberations

Manafort Jury Begins Second Day of Deliberations The case does not involve any work Manafort did during his five-month stint as Trump's campaign chairman, but it centers on charges that Manafort hid income he earned from political consulting work for a former pro-Russia president of Ukraine from 2010 to 2014 to escape paying USA taxes on that income. [Full Article...]

Vatican: US Sex Abuse 'Criminal and Morally Reprehensible'

Vatican: US Sex Abuse 'Criminal and Morally Reprehensible' The grand jury report released Tuesday identified about 300 Catholic priests accused of molesting more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania dating back to the 1940s, with claims of a systematic coverup by senior church leaders using numerous same methods unearthed in the initial clergy sex-abuse scandal that broke nationwide in 2002. [Full Article...]

Erdogan vows Turkey will not be cowed by US

Erdogan vows Turkey will not be cowed by US On Aug. 10, President Donald Trump ramped up his attack on Turkey by doubling USA tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel imports. Turkey rejected a USA appeal calling for the release of an imprisoned American pastor, but an upper court still needs to rule on that appeal. [Full Article...]

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week after violating company rules

Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week after violating company rules Late Tuesday, Twitter said it had "limited" Jones' personal account for seven days because he had violated the company's rules . Infowars still has a Twitter account. As it stands now, the platform is created to show users content it thinks they'll agree with, even if that content is hateful or inaccurate. Instead, they have leaned on other policies to curtail these activities. [Full Article...]

Turkey calls on USA to get back to dialogue - top diplomat

Turkey calls on USA to get back to dialogue - top diplomat Russia's Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement that Moscow is "willing" to lift visas in some categories for Turkish citizens. "Despite everything, we are open to discussing everything as an equal partner in order to resolve all existing problems, but on one condition: There will be no threatening language". [Full Article...]

Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage

Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage The term commonly describes the Nazi policy of exterminating European Jews, which... "Those of us that are already here are responsible for behaving in a manner that encourages people to make the same journey as us, no matter where they come from, their economic capacity, social standing, the colour of their skin, their religion, sexuality or gender identity". [Full Article...]

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala

Here's how you can donate to flood relief efforts in Kerala The deluge forced officials to extend the shutdown of Kochi airport up to August 26, as communication networks collapsed in most affected areas. A red alert has been declared in eight out of 14 districts. In Kerala families could be seen paddling boats provided by the military, while in some areas families commandeered local wooden boats to ferry themselves to safety. [Full Article...]

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93

India’s three-time prime minister Vajpayee dies at 93 Once Ram Vilas Paswan took a jibe at a rising BJP by saying he too was "Ram"; Mr. Vajpayee said: " Aap Ram to hain, par vilasi Ram hain " (You are Ram, but a Ram given to pleasure). The former Prime Minister was admitted in the hospital after complaining of chest congestion, his urine output was on the lower side in June and also kidney tract infection. [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado

Pregnant woman, 2 daughters reported missing in Colorado Police also believe they know the location of the bodies of her two daughters , 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella , which have yet to be found. She saw her go inside. Watts originally explained that they were just ... gone. "I don't know, but if somebody has her and they're not safe, I want them back now". [Full Article...]

Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too

Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too President Donald Trump urged his Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue certain pharmaceutical companies that have contributed to the opioid crisis in the United States. Sanders, however, denied during the briefing that the revocation of Brennan's security clearance was tied to the former Obama administration official's frequent criticism of the president and his administration. [Full Article...]

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures

Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures President Donald Trump signs the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year 2019, during a signing ceremony Monday, Aug. "I have to tell you about Elise", Trump said. The president has repeatedly disparaged McCain, usually without using his name, even in the months since the senator has largely retreated from the Washington scene to his Arizona home for cancer tr... [Full Article...]

Newspaper editorials across USA rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Newspaper editorials across USA rebuke Trump for attacks on press The president even admitted in a tweet in May 2018 that he considered any negative news regarding his person or administration "fake news". In the piece, the editorial board wrote that the liberty of the press has been a foundational American principle for more than two centuries. [Full Article...]


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