• French President Emmanuel Macron Spends $30000 on Makeup in Just Three Months
French President Emmanuel Macron Spends $30000 on Makeup in Just Three Months

The French president returned to work this week after perhaps the shortest presidential holiday in modern French history to find himself under fire not only for his controversial plans to reform France's complicated labour law, but for spending a small fortune on makeup.

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  • Machete-wielding man shot by police in Brussels after stabbing soldier
Machete-wielding man shot by police in Brussels after stabbing soldier

It has been reported that the attacker is in critical condition while both soldiers were lightly injured. The case passed from local to federal prosecutors, who typically handle terrorist cases. Associated Press television images showed that police sealed off a main street near the Grand Place, a central square that is a popular tourist site.

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  • White House relationship with the GOP is 'fine,' press secretary says
White House relationship with the GOP is 'fine,' press secretary says

A former Republican lawmaker and USA ambassador to the United Nations blasted President Donald Trump in an opinion piece published this week. The wall drama plays out as his decision to pour more troops and resources into Afghanistan risks disappointing supporters drawn by his pledges to cut USA military involvement overseas.

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  • Protect our public lands!
Protect our public lands!

The review, Zinke says, is an attempt to give the public a voice in the designations, which require no public comment and no congressional approval. The secretary's final guidance to the President Trump should be known before the end of the week.

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  • IS claims attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul
IS claims attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul

A health ministry spokesperson said two people had been killed and eight injured in the attack so far. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. Other attackers then entered it. President Ashraf Ghani in a statement condemned the attack and called it a crime against the people of Afghanistan .

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  • Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela
Washington imposes new financial sanctions against Venezuela

Southern Command in Lima, Peru, following threats of a "military option" to be considered against Venezuela by U.S. President Donald Trump . "President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new financial sanctions against the Venezuelan government, the White House said in a statement on Friday".

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  • Lessons of Macau's typhoon tragedy
Lessons of Macau's typhoon tragedy

Details of the remaining deaths were not available. Three men passed away due to the flooding caused by the typhoon, including a 45-year-old Chinese tourist who was hit by a heavy truck, according to a government statement. In the neighbouring southern Chinese province of Guangdong, at least eight people have died, reported state broadcaster CCTV, ...

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  • Ram Rahim guilty of rape, sentencing on Monday
Ram Rahim guilty of rape, sentencing on Monday

At least 30 people have lost their lives and over 250 are injured after violence broke out in response to the CBI court convicting DSS chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh . The one of the most powerful men in the country has been taken to judicial custody after the verdict and his punishment will be decided on August 28, Monday.

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  • Iraqi forces recapture five villages in Tal Afar
Iraqi forces recapture five villages in Tal Afar

The Iraqi armed forces retook more than 50 percent of the city of Tal Afar , held by the militants of the Islamic State (Daesh), local media reported Thursday citing the Nineveh province council. On Sunday, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced in a televised speech the start of the operation to recapture Tal Afar , which was taken over by...

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  • Flake Responds to Trump's Not-so-Subtle Rebukes in His Home State
Flake Responds to Trump's Not-so-Subtle Rebukes in His Home State

Last week's remarks by Republican Sen. As talks have begun to re-negotiate the deal, the president said he did not feel the three countries could come up with an agreement and predicted they would have to scrap NAFTA altogether. "My position is work with the president, vote with the president when I think he's right, and I oppose him when I think...

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  • Thai ex-PM appeals to supporters to stay away from court
Thai ex-PM appeals to supporters to stay away from court

Yingluck has been barred from leaving the country without court approval since 2015, when her trial started. 'We don't think the defendant is ill, we think the defendant is hiding ... He remains loathed by the Bangkok royalist elite but cherished by the rural poor. One year later, she was impeached by the military-appointed legislature over the c...

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  • Gary Cohn Defies Nazis by Supporting Their Favorite President
Gary Cohn Defies Nazis by Supporting Their Favorite President

One woman was killed when an avowed white supremacist ploughed his auto into a crowd of people after the Charlottesville rally turned violent, and numerous demonstrators were injured during the events of August 11 and 12. Cohn said that, despite pressure, he would not leave his White House role. "Citizens standing up for equality and freedom can ne...

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  • Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state leaves at least 71 dead
Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state leaves at least 71 dead

Violence has been rife in the region, with clashes between Muslim and Buddhist communities. At least 21 insurgents and 11 members of the security forces were killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Friday after militants staged a major coordinated attack on 24 police posts and tried breaking into an army base, the military said.

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  • Privacy is a fundamental right
Privacy is a fundamental right

As per reports , this matter was referred to a constitution bench by a 5-judge-bench while hearing petitions challenging the Aadhar Act. Speaking over the judgement, senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan , who was party to the case said: "The judgment read out so far only says that the right to privacy is a fundamental right , protected by Article...

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  • Eight dead as Typhoon Hato lashes Macau, Sth China
Eight dead as Typhoon Hato lashes Macau, Sth China

The Asian financial centre's normally bustling streets were eerily quiet after the stock market was forced to suspend trading. Hato is continuing to head northwest, toward Vietnam, but the typhoon is steadily running out of steam. Michael Weaver, a spokesman for Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas , said Wynn Macau on the enclave's peninsula and Wynn Pal...

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  • Dutch arrest after Rotterdam gig cancelled amid terror threat
Dutch arrest after Rotterdam gig cancelled amid terror threat

Meanwhile, a Spanish mechanic detained Thursday night while driving, apparently drunk, a white van containing a number of gas canisters close to the concert venue was to be questioned once he sobered up, police said . Police in Spain have been investigating the deadly vehicle attack last Thursday, in which a van ploughed into pedestrians al...

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  • Florida to execute racist killer inmate using unproven drug
Florida to execute racist killer inmate using unproven drug

Asay will be killed via a lethal injection of three drugs, one of which, etomidate, has never been used in an execution, according to WJAX. Asay's execution will serve as a test to whether Florida's new death penalty laws satisfy the U.S.

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  • Navy Adm. John Richardson Orders 'Operational Pause' for All US Fleets
Navy Adm. John Richardson Orders 'Operational Pause' for All US Fleets

The announcement comes as the Navy continues to probe Monday's catastrophic collision between the USS John S. McCain and the Alnic MC , a 30,000 ton Liberian-flagged oil and chemical tanker. The John S McCain's sister ship, the USS Fitzgerald , nearly sank off the coast of Japan after colliding with a Philippine container ship on 17 Jun...

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  • Search for missing in landslide-hit Bondo
Search for missing in landslide-hit Bondo

Authorities had evacuated around 100 people from the village of Bondo and airlifted hikers from nearby huts in the Swiss eastern canton of the Grisons after rocks and mud hit the area on Wednesday. "People are immediately gone, leaving everything behind them. They didn't bring anything, because they thought they would be returning quickly", she sai...

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  • Hostage situation over, gunman wounded
Hostage situation over, gunman wounded

The gunman was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and the hostage was rescued, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg said . Tecklenburg said the situation is not being considered an act of terrorism or a hate crime. Police are negotiating with the gunman. "He said, "'I am the new king of Charleston , '" the Siegerts said. "...

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