• China’s Xi warns of ‘unilateralism’ in US trade dispute
China’s Xi warns of ‘unilateralism’ in US trade dispute

China has told developing nations there would be no victor in a global trade war. Energy Minister Jeff Radebe signed agreements with 27 independent power producers in April, and said last month that bidders would be invited later this year for projects that could amount to investment of as much as 50 billion rand.

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  • India offers 200 million dollar loan to Uganda
India offers 200 million dollar loan to Uganda

The function held at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds was also attended by President Museveni. He said Uganda, also known as "Pearl of Africa", is a land of vast beauty, great wealth of resources and rich heritage. Modi said with Uganda, India has deepened its partnership and engagement across the vast expanse of Africa. The Prime Minister thanked Pre...

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  • Representatives Meadows, Pelosi Respond to Release of Carter Page FISA Documents
Representatives Meadows, Pelosi Respond to Release of Carter Page FISA Documents

Page left the Trump campaign on September 26, 2016, after news reports surfaced that in July, Page had met with Russian oligarchs that were under USA sanctions and potentially discussed the lifting of sanctions if Trump became president .

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  • Israel shoots down Assad warplane as Syria tensions rise
Israel shoots down Assad warplane as Syria tensions rise

Israel has lent heavily on Moscow for support in its campaign to prevent southwest Syria from becoming a stronghold of Iranian and Iranian-backed forces as the Syrian government reclaims previously rebel-held territory in the area. The IDF, in a statement Tuesday, said that it noticed increased activity in southwestern Syria near the Israel-Syria...

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  • UK Premier May downgrades Brexit department
UK Premier May downgrades Brexit department

Britain's prime minister says she will take personal control of the hard Brexit negotiations, boosting her responsibility in the key talks to determine the country's future relations with Europe. Raab, who replaced David Davis earlier this month, said some "some conditionality" between the £39 billion payment and a trade deal is needed. Asked...

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  • North Korea ‘begins dismantling’ rocket test site | #TheCube
North Korea ‘begins dismantling’ rocket test site | #TheCube

Brooks said the challenge now is to continue to make progress with North Korea, and said that the level of diplomacy is high with abundant channels of communication now open on the Korean peninsula. "New images just today show that North Korea has begun the process of dismantling a key missile site and we appreciate that". The North suspended l...

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  • Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada
Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada

Investigators are still trying to determine why Hussain , 29, opened fire on Toronto's Greektown neighborhood as families dined at Greek restaurants. In total, CAN $15 million ($11.4 million USD) had been set aside for efforts at curbing gun violence in Toronto , with some money going to community programs aimed at stopping young people from jo...

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  • Weather: Likely some showers and storms overnight
Weather: Likely some showers and storms overnight

The upper level low to our north will move into North Florida. Highs will be in the middle 80s. The chances for storms exist on Monday mainly in the morning then again possibly late Wednesday but with better chances starting Wednesday night and lasting on and off through Friday .

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  • Pakistan election polls latest: Cricketers support Imran Khan for Prime Minister
Pakistan election polls latest: Cricketers support Imran Khan for Prime Minister

Shehbaz has been named as the prime minister-designate if his party wins the July 25 general election. Critics have long accused Pakistan's powerful military, including its Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, of meddling in politics and judicial affairs, a charge it denies.

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  • Florida man shot and killed over parking space
Florida man shot and killed over parking space

The Tampa Bay Times reported that on Thursday in the town of Pinellas, a man named Michael Drejka approached Britany Jacobs' vehicle to tell her she was parked in a handicapped spot and needed to move. "I'm going to enforce it the way it's written. My dude steps back 'cause my dude is fearing for his life - all of us were", she added. But Jacob...

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  • Trump has tried to compel U.S. Army to attack Iran: commander
Trump has tried to compel U.S. Army to attack Iran: commander

In a late night Twitter message directed at Rouhani, Trump wrote: " NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE". European allies maintain their support for the deal and have vowed to stay in it, though their businesses fear USA penalties. Acc...

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  • Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto - Canadian police
Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto - Canadian police

A video from one witness shows a man dressed in black clothes and a black hat walking quickly and firing three shots from the sidewalk into at least one shop or restaurant. Toronto police spokesman Mark Pugash said it's too early to say whether the shooting is terrorism. Mayor John Tory told a press conference that "people should not reach any c...

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  • Israel for Jews: Parliament passes controversial law
Israel for Jews: Parliament passes controversial law

Saeb Erekat, said on twitter that the passing of the "Jewish Nation-State" Bill by the Israeli Knesset a risky and racist law par excellence, since it denies the Arab citizens their right to self-determination to instead be determined by the Jewish population.

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  • 'Time' morphs Trump and Putin's faces in horrifying cover you'll never unsee
'Time' morphs Trump and Putin's faces in horrifying cover you'll never unsee

Speaking to a conference of Russian diplomats in Moscow today, the Russian president described the summit this week in Helsinki as successful overall. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed later in the day that Trump was saying "no" to answering additional questions. Time magazine cover of President Donald Trump and Vlad...

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  • Israeli army launches large-scale attack on Gaza
Israeli army launches large-scale attack on Gaza

Israel's government and army rarely comment on ceasefires in the enclave, but a military spokeswoman said civilian life should return to normal in areas next to Gaza. Explosions were seen across the coastal enclave on Friday evening and Israel said three rockets had been fired at its territory, two of which were intercepted.

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  • Confronted with Putin's lies, Trump flinches again
Confronted with Putin's lies, Trump flinches again

Trump faced withering criticism earlier this week after he seemed to side with Putin over the US intelligence community over Russian interference in the 2016 election. "Sadly, it is not being reported that way - the Fake News is going insane!" he proclaimed. Last week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats said that Russian Federation an...

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  • Judge Denies Request to Move Manafort Trial
Judge Denies Request to Move Manafort Trial

He said it's clear that Mueller's team is targeting Trump and the people around him, and they're attempting to use Manafort to do so. The lawyers argued that extensive pretrial media coverage in Washington had interfered with Manafort's right to a fair trial and the Alexandria jury pool would be drawn from a population that voted heavily in fav...

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  • No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history
No-confidence motion against Modi is 27th in Lok Sabha history

The government's win of the no-confidence motion seemed like only an afterthought, with: "Oh yes, government wins 325-126". Given that it was certain the outcome would be adverse, the Congress's entire aim with the no-confidence motion was to attack the government and project Rahul Gandhi as a formidable leader.

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  • Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things'
Finnish president and Trump discuss 'many things'

Hours before the Helsinki summit , Trump was asked if he would press Putin over Russia's alleged manipulation of the 2016 election that brought the mercurial property tycoon to power. But that doesn't mean they are bad. "There is no moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation, which remains hostile to our most basic val...

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  • Trump almost alone in Russian Federation meddling doubts
Trump almost alone in Russian Federation meddling doubts

Trump on Monday said there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russians. KING: President Trump did sign on to this joint declaration at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, which criticized Russian Federation for its annexation of Crimea.

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  • Trump says meeting with Putin ‘even better’ than with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Trump says meeting with Putin ‘even better’ than with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Trump's defence of Russian interests at the expense of European allies and the United States intelligence community is a trend that has been building for months, leaving America's closest allies bewildered. Republican Senator John McCain said Trump's seeming acceptance of Putin's denial was a historical "low point" for the USA presidency and th...

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  • Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia
Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia

At a later briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the president was saying "no" to answering questions, not to the question itself. She said the threat to the United States electoral system "still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it".

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  • Trump now says he misspoke on Russia meddling
Trump now says he misspoke on Russia meddling

If Trump "can't say directly to President Putin that he is wrong & we are right & our intelligence agencies are right, it's ineffective & worse, another sign of weakness", he wrote on Twitter . We love Hollywood, we just have a amusing way of showing it. Trump said he was hoping that Tehran " will call us and we'll maybe make a new deal ".

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  • At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling
At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote meddling

He was the news anchor directing CNN's coverage, as opposed to a pundit paid to be opinionated. "The agenda should be I think, number one, that we should let Vladimir Putin - the president, and his team should let Vladimir Putin know, 'If you want a better relationship, if you want, for example, sanctions to be lifted, it's going to be up t...

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  • Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died
Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died

Rick Stanton, along with fellow diver John Volanthen, were the first two divers to find the missing boys and their football coach inside the cave. They had lost an average of 4 pounds (2 kilograms) during the 17-day ordeal. "Thank you so much". They also posed with a drawing of former Thai navy SEAL Petty Officer Saman Gunan, the sole fatality of...

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  • Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'
Donald Trump calls European Union a 'foe'

Trump meets with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, three days after special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking Democratic party officials and organizations to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election.

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  • 'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in investigation | Officers placed on leave
'Coin-flip arrest' uncovered in investigation | Officers placed on leave

Batman villain Two-Face liked to flip a coin to decide one's fate. Officer Courtney Brown was heard asking Webb whether she knew how fast she was going. Bodycam footage then shows Brown returning to her police cruiser to consult with her partner. Webb told CNN she spent the day in jail. Heads: officers arrest Webb.

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  • USA indicts 12 Russians on 2016 election meddling charges
USA indicts 12 Russians on 2016 election meddling charges

Charges also include tampering with elections software, although it isn't clear whether the hackers influenced the electoral voting process. Although a February indictment accused other Russians of spying and spreading propaganda on social media, it did not link those efforts with hacking, phishing attempts or distribution of hacked informati...

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  • Trump Unleashes New Attacks on US Media, Democrats
Trump Unleashes New Attacks on US Media, Democrats

Now, you wouldn't think of the European Union, but they're a foe. The president then stated he sees Russian Federation as a "foe in certain respects", and China as a "foe economically". "And this is a very serious matter", he said told ABC. Other issues include the potential for nuclear arms talks and North Korea's nuclear challenge, given that...

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

The male jaguar's escape was reported about 7:20am on Saturday when the zoo was still closed to the public. Officials said there are protocols in place if an escape happened during hours where the zoo would have been open, and employees run drills multiple times a year to prepare for that situation.

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  • Navy SEAL who died during Thai cave rescue honoured posthumously
Navy SEAL who died during Thai cave rescue honoured posthumously

Rescue workers extracted the last group of the "Wild Boars" soccer team and their coach from the Tham Luang cave on Tuesday night, ensuring a happy ending to a 17-day ordeal that had gripped the world. But he said: "The most important thing to have was a full face mask which had been applied inside with positive pressure to enable them to breat...

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  • Trump shares 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim
Trump shares 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim

After Pompeo left Pyongyang, North Korea's Foreign Ministry released a critical statement that described the stance of US officials as "regrettable" and condemned their focus on nuclear weapons. Trump asked Kim if he had heard of the Elton John song. Pyongyang has been vying for denuclearization for years, but his vision includes removing the 28,50...

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  • May presses Trump for post-Brexit trade deal with United States
May presses Trump for post-Brexit trade deal with United States

A high fence has been erected around the USA ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night and the embassy has sent out an alert warning Americans in London to keep a low profile in case protests turn violent.

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  • Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller
Twitter suspends two accounts linked to 12 Russians indicted by Mueller

Trump said this past week during his trip to Europe that he would "absolutely, firmly" raise the election-meddling issue with Putin at their meeting, though he added, "I don't think you'll have any 'Gee, I did it, I did it. Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said on Twitter that the indictments were "good news for all Americans". "This is consisten...

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  • Trump Claims Victory in NATO Spending Dispute
Trump Claims Victory in NATO Spending Dispute

Trump had spent his time in Brussels berating members of the military alliance for failing to spend enough of their money on defence, accusing Europe of freeloading off the USA and raising doubts about whether he would come to members' defence if they were attacked.

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  • Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out
Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out

Because of the Puerto Rican flag shirt Irizarry is wearing, the man in the video asks if she is a USA citizen and says "you're not going to change us, you know that?" and "the world is not going to change the United States of America". please officer" as the officer is seen walking away from her. "All of the lying, hostility and racism is takin...

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  • Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment
Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said no Americans knew they were communicating with Russians in this indictment and he had no evidence that the outcome of the election was affected. A few hours before the indictments were announced, Trump described the Mueller investigation as a "rigged witch hunt" that is hurting the United States rel...

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  • Manafort Is Transferred From Jail Where He Was Treated Like a ‘VIP’
Manafort Is Transferred From Jail Where He Was Treated Like a ‘VIP’

He told people over a recorded phone line from the jail that he was being treated like a VIP and had reviewed all of the evidence before the trial, prosecutors said. "Defendant's access to counsel and his ability to prepare for trial trumps his personal comfort", Ellis said. Prosecutors working for Justice Department special counsel Robert Muel...

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  • Kim hopes for 'improvement of relations' with U.S. in letter to Trump
Kim hopes for 'improvement of relations' with U.S. in letter to Trump

Kim also voices hope that "the invariable trust and confidence in Your Excellency Mr. President will be further strengthened in the future process of taking practical actions". And US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was condemned by Kim's right-hand man Kim Jong chol for his "gangster"-like attitude during a summit in Pyongyang last weekend".

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  • Texas lawmaker attacks FBI agent over affair
Texas lawmaker attacks FBI agent over affair

Republican and Democratic lawmakers openly yelled at one another as the chair of the House's judiciary committee, Republican Robert Goodlatte of Virginia said Peter Strzok needed to answer questions and suggested they might recess the hearing and hold him in contempt.

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