• Terror accused men 'planned to bring down Sydney flight to Gulf'
Terror accused men 'planned to bring down Sydney flight to Gulf'

Local media have alleged the men planned to use poisonous gas or a crude bomb disguised as a meat mincer . On Wednesday morning his lawyer Moustafa Kheir tweeted: "My client Abdul Merhi has been released without charge". Professor Greg Barton, a terrorism expert at Deakin University, said the suspects may have been directed by handlers in Syria....

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  • McCain returning to Arizona for cancer treatment
McCain returning to Arizona for cancer treatment

John McCain appeared lively and impassioned upon his return to Washington on Tuesday, less than two weeks after surgeons removed a large blood clot from his brain and diagnosed him with brain cancer . Renata Moore regarding glioblastoma who said, "Younger people tend to do better, to live longer". McCain had hoped the Senate could take up the...

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  • Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal
Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has demanded that China - North Korea's biggest trading partner - do more to rein in its neighbor . Tillerson's views on North Korea and its close ally China is in sharp contrast to the United States envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, who on Sunday asked Beijing to decide on tougher UN sanctions on the North over its t...

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  • Zeldin: Kelly as Chief of Staff Adds Vital Leadership Role
Zeldin: Kelly as Chief of Staff Adds Vital Leadership Role

Kelly, a whip-cracking retired general who was sworn in as White House chief of staff on Monday, had demanded to speak to the president alone after Trump complained loudly that the USA was admitting travelers from countries he viewed as high risk.

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  • Justice Dept to look into universities' Affirmative Action policies
Justice Dept to look into universities' Affirmative Action policies

The document asked lawyers interested in the project to submit their resumes by August 9, the Times reported . Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law president Kristen Clarke criticized the project as an inversion of the civil rights division's original goal and "longstanding priorities", noting that the division's creation and incept...

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  • U.S. set to test launch ICBM amid tensions with North Korea
U.S. set to test launch ICBM amid tensions with North Korea

SUCCESSFUL: The US tested an ICBM weapon in California in April "The test will assess the reliability of our ICBM force in order to maintain a credible nuclear deterrent capability". The US has reacted with fury on such tests by other countries, and suggested Iran is in violation of global law, even though their missiles are neither ICBM-range, n...

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  • USA sanctions Venezuelan Prez Maduro, calls him a 'dictator'
USA sanctions Venezuelan Prez Maduro, calls him a 'dictator'

Lopez was released from the Ramo Verde prison on July 8 after serving three years of a 13-year sentence on charges of inciting violence at opposition rallies. "What's just as bad: It would break the growing global consensus we have today against Maduro's dictatorship". Venezuela's Supreme Court on Tuesday said the two men have been jailed because...

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  • Legion of Retired Generals and Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban
Legion of Retired Generals and Admirals Condemn Trump's Trans Military Ban

The Palm Center, an organization dedicated to conducting research on sexual minorities, released the statement put out by over four dozen veterans. It's easy to be cynical, and these retired officers could have just opposed Trump by citing the studies about readiness, but the letter goes out of its way to call hormone treatments and gender reas...

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  • Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian
Trump dictated misleading statement on son's meeting with Russian

The initial plan was that Mr Trump Jr fully disclose what he knew about the meeting, the Post says, but that decision was reversed and his first statement said they had discussed the adoption of Russian children, not campaign issues. Russian Federation denies any interference, and Mr Trump has denied collusion with Russian Federation. Davi...

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  • Stephen Colbert Gives Hilarious Reaction To Anthony Scaramucci's White House Exit
Stephen Colbert Gives Hilarious Reaction To Anthony Scaramucci's White House Exit

Noting the brevity of Scaramucci's stay on President Donald Trump's administration, the comedian suggested Mooch's "going-away party serve what's left of his welcome cake. Lizza's piece - titled " Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus , and Steve Bannon " - also generated a record-breaking 100,000 co...

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  • Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation meeting
Trump dictated statement for son on Russian Federation meeting

On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump's advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation that Trump's oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign - a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril.

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  • Great Lakes Gray Wolves' Spot Safe On Endangered Species List - For Now
Great Lakes Gray Wolves' Spot Safe On Endangered Species List - For Now

Gray Wolf, Northern Ontario Canada. The appellate court backed a 2014 district court decision that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service still hasn't shown that it properly followed federal laws when it declared wolves partially "recovered" across just a portion of the animal's historical range.

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  • Parents claim children were taken from them over low IQ scores
Parents claim children were taken from them over low IQ scores

However, the heartbroken parents and their advocates have not. According to court documents, limited cognitive abilities interfere with their ability to safely parent a child. Ziegler has an IQ of 66. The average person ranges anywhere from 90 from 110. Despite their admittedly low IQ scores, the OR parents graduated high school with standard d...

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  • NATO Intercepts Russian Jets Near Estonian Airspace
NATO Intercepts Russian Jets Near Estonian Airspace

But the President and our Congress are unified in our message to Russian Federation: "A better relationship, the lifting of sanctions will require Russian Federation to reverse the actions that caused sanctions to be imposed in the first place", Pence said in Georgia while standing next to the nation's prime minister.

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  • Former Thai PM defends herself in court over rice lawsuit
Former Thai PM defends herself in court over rice lawsuit

Neither had she been involved in any corruption with the rice program as alleged by the prosecutors, Yingluck told the nine-judge Supreme Court, which is scheduled to deliver a verdict on the case on August 25. "I'm giving her moral support". "Fight!" when she arrived. "Be it issues involving poverty, issues that involve your job, they laid very go...

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  • Court acquits former Gujarat Cop DG Vanzara in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case
Court acquits former Gujarat Cop DG Vanzara in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case

The case is being heard in Mumbai after the Supreme Court ordered for the trial to be transferred out of Gujarat. At least 15 accused have been discharged in the case by the court so far, The Indian Express reported. The CBI charge sheet had said police officials of Gujarat and Rajasthan had entered into a conspiracy to kill gangster Sohrabud...

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  • Centre constitutes new panel to prepare draft data protection law
Centre constitutes new panel to prepare draft data protection law

The report quoted Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta as telling the court , "Nothing is private in the online era". The Centre responded that it has constituted a 10-member committee headed by former Supreme Court Justice BN Srikrishna to deliberate over and draft the proposed data protection bill.

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  • Pence Praises Montenegro For 'Courage' In 'Face Of Russian Pressure'
Pence Praises Montenegro For 'Courage' In 'Face Of Russian Pressure'

Pence told reporters during a visit to Estonia that "we hope for better days, and better relations with Russian Federation". "No threat looms larger in the Baltic States than the specter of aggression from your unpredictable neighbor to the east", Pence said an appearance with the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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  • North Korea is not our problem, Beijing tells US
North Korea is not our problem, Beijing tells US

A bill that would further sanction North Korea now sits on President Trump's desk. "It is my assessment that China will not deter North Korea unless the United States exacts greater economic pressure on China", Schumer wrote to Trump, a Republican.

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  • Trump's Former Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Has Been Fired - Again
Trump's Former Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Has Been Fired - Again

According to the Daily Beast , Lewandowski was recently fired from his job as a political commentator on One America News Network, the fledging conservative cable news network with a reach of 35 million homes. The former Trump campaign manager, who began receiving a paycheck from CNN after he was sacked by Donald Trump , resigned from the network ...

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