• Sen. Judiciary Committee Launches Probe In Russia Corruption Surrounding Uranium Deal
Sen. Judiciary Committee Launches Probe In Russia Corruption Surrounding Uranium Deal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday promised to review allegations that Barack Obama's administration knew about bribery allegations surrounding a Russian company's acquisition of 20 percent of USA uranium reserves. Bill Clinton also received a $500,000 speaking fee for a speech in Moscow paid for by a Kremlin-connected bank, reports the...

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  • Retailer slammed on social media for selling 'Anne Frank' Halloween costumes
Retailer slammed on social media for selling 'Anne Frank' Halloween costumes

The costume, sold by halloweencostumes.com, featured a beret, navy shirtwaist-style dress with buttons, a felt bag and "felt destination tag sewn to the dress collar". "We should not trivialize her memory as a costume", another wrote. So Halloweencostumes.com, an online retailer, removed the item from its website, and its spokesman apologized, sa...

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  • United States says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis
United States says Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's government has said it was responding to attacks by Muslim insurgents, but the United Nations and others have said the response was disproportionate. Ethnic Rohingya village completely destroyed adjacent to intact ethnic Rakhine village in Maungdaw Township, Burma. Footage shows the line of refugees stretching for many kilometres.

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  • Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast
Policeman gunned down in Quetta shortly after blast

He further said that Sariab Mill incident will be thoroughly probed and the culprits will be brought to book. Rescue teams transferred the injured to the nearby Civil Hospital and Combined Military Hospital (CMH) where an emergency was declared.

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  • IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigns, calls election a sham
IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigns, calls election a sham

Kenya is scheduled to hold a presidential election rerun next week after the country's Supreme Court annulled the results of the August 8 vote because of "irregularities" and "illegalities" in the electoral process. However, the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is undeterred by Akombe's decision to flee the country and has restated his commitment...

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  • Trump's Anti-Iran Rhetoric Isolates US, Not Iran: Commander
Trump's Anti-Iran Rhetoric Isolates US, Not Iran: Commander

Iran's supreme leader has threatened to "shred to pieces" the nuclear deal if the USA withdraws from the pact, just days after Donald Trump signalled Washington was turning its back on the 2015 agreement. "Why do YOU have nuclear weapons?" "We do not think it is acceptable for the Europeans to join America in its bullying". Iran has one of the ...

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  • Killed In Shooting At Business Park In Maryland. Hunt On For Suspect
Killed In Shooting At Business Park In Maryland. Hunt On For Suspect

Two of the injured were in critical condition, and taken to Baltimore's Shock Trauma Center, part of the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Shock Trauma Center said on Twitter . Prince has yet to be captured, and he's considered armed and risky. The sheriff's office believe Prince was associated with the business, but could not confirm...

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  • Gujarat an eyesore for Congress, Nehru-Gandhi family, says Narendra Modi
Gujarat an eyesore for Congress, Nehru-Gandhi family, says Narendra Modi

Referring to Congress leaders, including party president Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi being on bail in the National Herald case, Modi said,"The whole party is on bail". Modi's address came days after Congress vice-president Rahul's recent visit to Gujarat , where he reportedly drew impressive crowds. Lashing out at Congress for o...

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  • Jordan Howard rewards Bears' (and fantasy owners') patience
Jordan Howard rewards Bears' (and fantasy owners') patience

In his two starts, he's thrown for a combined 241 yards and two touchdowns, all while completing less than 50 percent of his passes. "We took what the defense gave us", the rookie said. "The defense did a great job, and we were able to finish the game off". Rather than tackle Howard with about 5:30 to play in overtime of an eventual 27-24 Bears...

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  • Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains forces evacuations
Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains forces evacuations

Around 250 firefighters are battling the Bear Fire , in a rugged stretch of country between Boulder Creek and Lexington Reservoir. The blaze started as a house fire that ignited late Monday night near Bear Creek and Deer Creek roads. Bernheisel said fire crews will begin attacking the fire from the air once it is light out this morning. "That's ...

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  • Trump Travel Ban 3.0 Hearing Ends in Maryland Without a Ruling
Trump Travel Ban 3.0 Hearing Ends in Maryland Without a Ruling

In late June, the justices allowed Trump's travel ban to take partial effect , but they allowed people with "close familial relationships" with someone in the U.S.to enter the country. "Today is another victory for the rule of law". It was the latest version of a policy that had previously targeted six Muslim-majority countries but had been rest...

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  • Cabinet doesn't belong to Zuma, says SACP
Cabinet doesn't belong to Zuma, says SACP

Nzimande has been a strong critic of Zuma for his alleged involvement in a series of corruption scandals. Other appointments included Ayanda Dlodlo, who was minister of communications, and will now handle the home affairs portfolio. I wish the members who are assuming new portfolios all the best in their new responsibilities,"Zuma said". The sa...

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  • Russian Federation to reportedly soon issue its own cryptocurrency named 'CryptoRuble'
Russian Federation to reportedly soon issue its own cryptocurrency named 'CryptoRuble'

Specifics are sparse, but according to some reports, the state issued digital currency can't be mined and will be issued and controlled and maintained only by the government. In his words the cryptocurrency will be developed quickly, even though the details are still yet to be worked out. Generally speaking, anonymity is one of the main draws of cr...

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  • California law OKs third option for gender on driver's licenses
California law OKs third option for gender on driver's licenses

The state of California is pushing the boundaries of how progressive America should be. "I have dear friends in San Diego and around the state who have been waiting a long time for this". BuzzFeed reports that Senator Toni Atkins thanked Gov. It will also create a new process for people under the age of 18 to apply for a gender change on their bir...

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  • Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency
Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency

After Spencer succeeded in rescheduling his event, University of Florida President Kent Fuchs emailed students urging them to stay away from the speech, as Spencer only wanted "to provoke a reaction", and to speak out against his message of "hate and racism".

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  • Rogue calf on the loose in Brooklyn
Rogue calf on the loose in Brooklyn

No word was given about how the cow got loose, or what would happen to it after capture. A loose bull has been re-captured after it was spotting wandering through Brooklyn's Prospect Park in NY. In February, a different cow escaped from a slaughterhouse and roamed free in Jamaica, Queens, even after being hit by several tranquilizer darts.

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  • FCC commissioner on Trump's media threats: 'History won't be kind to silence'
FCC commissioner on Trump's media threats: 'History won't be kind to silence'

The FCC under my leadership will stand for the First Amendment". At the very least it looks like the freedom of the press under the First Amendment to the Constitution is safe, for now, which is sadly once something we never thought we'd have to discuss in the year 2017.

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  • USA demands an end to Canada's supply management
USA demands an end to Canada's supply management

TPP is the trade pact that President Donald Trump rejected on his first day of office. "If they react negatively [to USA proposals], it may be enough for the U.S.to say, 'Enough, we're pulling out, '" said William Reinsch, a veteran Washington trade specialist who is a fellow at the Stimson Center think tank.

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  • Two Chinese citizens charged over fentanyl trafficking
Two Chinese citizens charged over fentanyl trafficking

Drug Enforcement Administration. They said Yan operated at least two chemical plants in China able to produce fentanyl by the tonne. "The U.S. has no extradition treating, but we're hopeful the Chinese will hold them accountable", he said.

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  • ISIS defeated in Raqqa as 'major military operations' declared over
ISIS defeated in Raqqa as 'major military operations' declared over

Last November, they began a major operation to capture Raqqa. He says that with the fall of Raqqa, the militants will be denied their "wellspring" that provided planning and support for terror operations in Syria and Iraq and around the world.

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