• Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security
Justice Dept. Should Investigate Op-Ed Writer as Matter of National Security

His closing take on the White House: "That people better wake up to what's going on", Woodward told David Martin of CBS . The two were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity. The opinion piece is a different matter. Had some senior administration official told Woodward about these whispers, he likely would hav...

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  • Japan: Two killed after 6.7-magnitude quake hits Hokkaido island, triggers landslides
Japan: Two killed after 6.7-magnitude quake hits Hokkaido island, triggers landslides

Jebi was the worst typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years and claimed at least 11 lives. Rescuers were using shovels to sift through the tons of soil, rocks and timber in hopes of finding survivors in the town of Atsuma, where steep mountainsides collapsed, crushing homes and farm buildings.

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  • China protests after British warship sails close to disputed Paracel Islands
China protests after British warship sails close to disputed Paracel Islands

China claims a large swathe of the South China Sea , extending from its southern coast nearly to Malaysia, a much larger area than the internationally recognized territorial limit of 22 nautical kilometers (12 nautical miles). The Royal Navy said it was conducting a freedom of navigation exercise "in full compliance with worldwide law". Whil...

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  • Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign
Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign

When asked Sunday on CBS' Face the Nation if he had participated in any 25th Amendment conversations concerning Trump, Pence - who would ascend to the presidency if it were invoked - responded, "No. In an editor's note, the Times said it knows the author's identity but agreed not to reveal it because the person's job would be jeopardized. "...

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  • Trump Salutes Kim for N.Korean Parade without Nuclear Missiles
Trump Salutes Kim for N.Korean Parade without Nuclear Missiles

Pyongyang residents have been training for months for the anniversary and held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans that can be seen from the VIP viewing area. "Thank you To Chairman Kim", Trump wrote. But the only types of missiles displayed were short-range surface-to-surface missiles, a surface-to-air missile and an anti-ship cruise mi...

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  • Texas Cop Who Fatally Shot Man After Entering Wrong Apartment Identified
Texas Cop Who Fatally Shot Man After Entering Wrong Apartment Identified

Police would not say whether the officer fired her weapon because she thought Jean was an intruder or for some other reason. Perez got out of a vehicle and became combative with Guyger and another officer. "This family is frustrated", Merritt said during a press conference following a vigil for Jean. He says he spoke Saturday with Gov. Greg Abbot...

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  • Iraq parliament to convene for emergency session to discuss Basra protests
Iraq parliament to convene for emergency session to discuss Basra protests

Iraq's main seaport Umm Qasr reopened on Saturday at 3 a.m. (0000 GMT) and all operations have resumed after protesters left the port's entrance, port employees and government sources in the area said. "At one point", al-Shammari added , "gunmen in a white vehicle killed a number of demonstrators, prompting the authorities to impose a curfew". A...

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  • What’s next for LGBT community after Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex
What’s next for LGBT community after Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex

Besides decriminalising homosexuality , the judgment does not confer any further rights. According to ruling, sexual orientation discrimination is considered a fundamental violation of rights. The court will be giving its verdict on the 5 petitions which state that Section 377 violates the basic rights mentioned in the Constitution of India.

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  • Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics
Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics

Capuano, a vestige of Boston's white ethnic political machine, was first elected in 1998. Liberal Democrats Andrew Gillum and Ben Jealous are vying to become the first black governors in Florida and Maryland, respectively, while Democrat Stacey Abrams would be the first black woman governor of any USA state if elected in Georgia.

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  • Boris Johnson allies fight back after divorce 'leak'
Boris Johnson allies fight back after divorce 'leak'

Despite the impending divorce process, speculation still remains as to whether the former foreign secretary is vying for the top job in Government. According to the tabloid the couple, who have four adult children, 25 years of marriage break up for the third time.

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  • Giuliani: Trump won't answer questions about obstruction
Giuliani: Trump won't answer questions about obstruction

Giuliani told the Associated Press on Thursday that Trump would refuse to answer questions about obstruction of justice , either in person or in writing. If the parties are unable to agree on ground rules for a presidential interview, Mueller has the option of seeking to subpoena the president. But shortly after the AP ran its story on that ost...

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  • UK envoy meets Russian foreign ministry official over Skripal case - Ifax
UK envoy meets Russian foreign ministry official over Skripal case - Ifax

It was nearly certainly also approved outside the GRU at a senior level of the Russian state", the British Prime Minister said. Sergei Skripal , a former colonel in Russia's GRU military intelligence service, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia, were found slumped unconscious on a bench in Salisbury in March after a liquid form of the Novic...

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  • Another member of Economic Advisory Council quits
Another member of Economic Advisory Council quits

Jemima Goldsmith, the former wife of Prime Minister Imran Khan , has always had faith in Imran and his vision for a Naya Pakistan. "The government has chose to withdraw the nomination of Atif Mian from the economic advisory committee", Chaudhry tweeted, saying they wanted to work with all sections of society, including Islamic clerics.

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  • Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia
Children among five found dead at home in Perth, Australia

A man aged in his 20s gave himself up to police on Sunday morning before officers went to a home on Coode Street in Bedford where the bodies were found. The dead include women and children. "I'm deeply saddened by what's happened". "We're all in complete shock". "It's just horrific on every level".

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  • Four killed - including suspect - after gunman opens fire inside downtown Cincinnati bank
Four killed - including suspect - after gunman opens fire inside downtown Cincinnati bank

Isaac said he used a 9mm semiautomatic pistol, had multiple magazines and a "significant amount of ammunition". "He was actively shooting innocent victims , it appears, and our officers were able to kill him and stop the threat very quickly", Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley told a news conference.

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  • #PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral
#PlaidShirtGuy at President Trump's rally in Billings goes viral

Nearby, a high school student who became popular on Twitter as #plaidshirtguy made faces throughout the event, apparently in reaction to various points Trump was making. "I knew what faces I was making, but those faces were completely genuine". Linfesty said he believes he got thrown out because he wasn't enthusiastic enough for the cameras.

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  • Police search home of couple accused of stealing money from homeless veteran
Police search home of couple accused of stealing money from homeless veteran

Before the court order to hand over the money was issued, D'Amico is quoted by The Philadelphia Inquirer as saying he'd rather burn the money in front of Bobbitt rather than give it to him, because he said giving an addict that money would be like "giving him a loaded gun".

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  • California's Delta Fire Engulfs Vehicles on Interstate 5
California's Delta Fire Engulfs Vehicles on Interstate 5

There is an evacuation center located at the Mt. Shasta Community Center, located at 629 Alder St.in Mt. Shasta. California has been badly hit by forest fires in a hot and dry summer season, including the biggest fire in the western state's history, as well as many other major blazes that left more than a dozen people dead.

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  • NAACP Calls for Investigation into Kavanaugh Testimony
NAACP Calls for Investigation into Kavanaugh Testimony

She and Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska ahead of a vote on Kavanaugh. During testimony Friday, NYU Law School professor Melissa Murray , a former law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, said Kavanaugh will provide the "necessary fifth vote that would utterly eviscerate" Roe v.

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  • Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria
Ceasefire talks fail as airstrikes target last rebel-held region in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime has been sharpening its talk of retaking Idlib in the past month. But there were other armed opposition groups who could join any ceasefire agreement, they said . People in Idlib waved flags and banners as they protested against the expected all-out government offensive. Russian Federation has described Idlib...

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