• Merkel reaffirms European Union pledge for Turkey
Merkel reaffirms European Union pledge for Turkey

It was "a good style to talk about the modalities of how things can be done", Merkel said on Tuesday at her summer press conference in Berlin . Supporters of the far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party jeered her throughout a 30-minute campaign speech in the eastern city of Bitterfeld-Wolfen hours after Merkel declared co...

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  • Harvey leaves countless pets abandoned or at risk in its aftermath
Harvey leaves countless pets abandoned or at risk in its aftermath

You know, my dog, I love her, I would carry her through hell or high water and I know, George and Amy, you feel the same way. Many of those animals now abandoned, lost or homeless, as major storms can be especially cruel to animals. Even as Tropical Storm Harvey still rages across parts of Texas and Louisiana, the Louisiana SPCA is coordinating tra...

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  • Sean Spicer meets Pope Francis at last
Sean Spicer meets Pope Francis at last

This week Spicer was a member of a large delegation from the International Catholic Legislators Network, a six-year-old group created to discuss promoting Catholic principles in the political arena. "Spicer, who is Catholic, was serving as President Trump's press secretary when Trump traveled to the Vatican in May". Pope Francis said young peop...

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  • Qataris, Iranians travel to Saudi for Hajj despite tensions
Qataris, Iranians travel to Saudi for Hajj despite tensions

Some two million Muslims from across the world have begun the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia . Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and comprises a journey to Makkah to perform religious rituals described in the Koran.

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  • The US and Iran are quickly heading towards a standoff
The US and Iran are quickly heading towards a standoff

The UK daily, the Guardian , reported Monday that the administration of US President Donald Trump is pressuring intelligence officials in the United States to produce intelligence that could be used to declare Iran in violation of a nuclear deal the president despises.

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  • United States shoots down ballistic missile in test amid recent North Korean provocations
United States shoots down ballistic missile in test amid recent North Korean provocations

Monday's test missile was launched from Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai in Hawaii. Raytheon has delivered more than 330 SM-6 missiles with continuing production. Guided-missile destroyers such as the John Paul Jones could be used to intercept a North Korean missile from locations in the Sea of Japan and elsewhere in the Pacific.

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  • Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston
Van With 6 Drowned Family Members Found in Houston

Witnesses told the station the van had crossed a bridge in northeast Houston when it was hit with major flooding , which caused the van to be swept away. Sixteen-year-old Devy Saldivar wrote "No sleep & anxiety, please let this pass sooner", around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday. Authorities confirm they took an official report on the incident, but the...

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  • Read the memo Uber's board sent employees announcing its new CEO
Read the memo Uber's board sent employees announcing its new CEO

Khosrowshahi was essentially the dark horse in the competition for Uber's next CEO, given numerous news reports pegged two other CEO candidates - GE chairman Jeff Immelt and Hewlett Packard Enterprises CEO Meg Whitman - as front runners.

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  • Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with N. Korea
Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with N. Korea

As for transgender individuals now serving, an official would not outline the "factors" that Mattis could use to come up with that policy in the next six months, leaving open the possibility that some transgender service members could keep their jobs.

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  • Parties push for more progress as Brexit talks resume
Parties push for more progress as Brexit talks resume

His comments came after Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was concerned about the lack of clarity and insisted "we must start negotiating seriously ". then we will talk about the rest". The U.K.is set to leave the EU in March 2019 after the majority of the British voted in favor of the country leaving the union via a...

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  • IS convoy reaches east Syria after ceasefire
IS convoy reaches east Syria after ceasefire

The coalition said it did not strike the Daesh convoy but severely damaged the road it was using while also confirming that it hit "individual vehicles and fighters" that had been identified as Daesh. The deal also included the return of the bodies of eight Lebanese soldiers who were kidnapped three years ago by ISIS. Buses carrying members of ...

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  • 99 per cent of banned notes are back in system: RBI
99 per cent of banned notes are back in system: RBI

According to the report , around 89 million old Rs 1000 notes were in circulation in March 2017, while in March 2016, around 6.3 billion Rs 1000 notes were in circulation. "On November 4, 2016, CIC had scaled an all-time high of Rs 18 trillion taking RM (Reserve Money) to a peak of Rs 22.5 trillion", the report said. He said, "The Rs 2,000 n...

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  • As Mumbai Stumbles, Navy Helps The City Get Back On Its Feet
As Mumbai Stumbles, Navy Helps The City Get Back On Its Feet

He also added, "mitigating the situation due to heavy rains in parts of the state". Mumbai was crippled on Tuesday by its heaviest rain in 12 years, recording nearly 300 mm in some parts. Suburban train services on the Thane-Kalyan line resumed at 10.30 pm. Traffic was resumed on the landmark Mumbai road link around 6 in the evening.

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  • Kim Jong Un: August 29 missile test 'prelude to containing Guam'
Kim Jong Un: August 29 missile test 'prelude to containing Guam'

He had threatened to fire four missiles toward Guam, a USA territory. As Kim renewed his threats, however, Trump signaled a new shift in how the United States deals with the Kim regime-potentially ending financial support, and ending discussions with it over its threats.

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  • Joel Osteen's Houston Church Denies Closing Doors to Flood Victims
Joel Osteen's Houston Church Denies Closing Doors to Flood Victims

Other locals, however, claimed the Church was completely accessible and even posted videos of the barely-wet area surrounding the establishment. Lakewood Church , which occupies the former home of the Houston Rockets , has a capacity of 17,000 but has not been opened to evacuees, a move which prompted criticism on social media .

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  • Christian girl 'forced to live with Muslim foster carers'
Christian girl 'forced to live with Muslim foster carers'

The deputy federal secretary of the anti-immigrant Northern League (LN), MEP Lorenzo Fontana, said the case, "if confirmed, risks being a risky precedent for a West that is losing the sense of its history and identity". Instead, she's trapped in a world where everything feels foreign and unfamiliar. She was born in this country, speaks English as h...

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  • Rep. Griffith: Mexico Will Pay 'Part of the Tab' for Border Wall
Rep. Griffith: Mexico Will Pay 'Part of the Tab' for Border Wall

Griffith said that Peña Nieto is unequivocal "publicly", although Camerota had quoted him during a private conversation that was later released, that Mexico will "want to continue to have trade with these United States, and to bring their products north.

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  • 2 charged in death of missing North Dakota woman
2 charged in death of missing North Dakota woman

Police have yet to reveal Greywind's cause of death and an autopsy is underway to determine the details. Crews and Hoehn are charged with conspiracy to commit murder and other counts. Her family has been notified. Crews claimed Greywind then left her apartment, but returned at 3:30 a.m. on August 21 and gave Crews her infant child.

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  • Trump says 'massive' cheering crowd proves he was right to pardon Arpaio
Trump says 'massive' cheering crowd proves he was right to pardon Arpaio

Important: Newsmax TV is available on DirecTV Ch. 349, U-Verse 1220, and FiOS 615. Arpaio noted he has been the honorary chairman for several presidential campaigns, including George W. Flake wrote a candid book this year in which he bluntly warned that Trump is betraying conservative principles, and showing "affection for authoritarians a...

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  • Residents southwest of Houston urged to 'GET OUT NOW' after levee breach
Residents southwest of Houston urged to 'GET OUT NOW' after levee breach

Harvey's havoc has continued to pour down, three days after the storm rammed Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, unleashing a torrent of rain, turning streets into rivers, and leaving thousands of residents stranded in flooded homes. Almost two dozen sections of the city have recorded more than 3 feet of rain. A Coast Guard rescue team evacuate...

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