• Thousands of US-bound migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border
Thousands of US-bound migrants storm Guatemala-Mexico border

On Twitter , Trump said he wanted " Mexico to stop this onslaught ", or he will use the military to "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER". He even threatened that the migrant issue could undermine the recently re-worked trade deal between the US, Mexico and Canada.

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  • Washington Post Publishes New Khashoggi Column
Washington Post Publishes New Khashoggi Column

But Pompeo declared he did not want "to talk about any of the facts", while President Donald Trump said innocence must be presumed, drawing a parallel with his US Supreme Court judge nominee who faced sexual assault accusations. "We just need to simply say what happened". Khashoggi has been missing since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Ista...

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  • Texas Cops Find Father of Child Allegedly Abandoned on Doorstep
Texas Cops Find Father of Child Allegedly Abandoned on Doorstep

It is not clear if she visited the father's home first and found it empty, or if she was mistaken as to his address. Video from the residence shows the woman running up to the house holding the little boy in the air by his arm. In one hand, she holds two bags, and in the other, she grips the hand of a 2-year-old boy with his feet off the grou...

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  • Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana
Trump hails body slamming Congressman Greg Gianforte in Montana

In the case of Mr Gianforte, witnesses including members of a Fox News crew say Mr Gianforte became enraged over what he perceived as biased coverage before body-slamming Jacobs, throwing him to the ground and punching him. "Greg is smart", Mr Trump said of Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte , adding "by the way never wrestle him". I think it migh...

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  • Ukraine-Russian Orthodox church rift extends to Germany
Ukraine-Russian Orthodox church rift extends to Germany

Russia's Orthodox church has reacted furiously to a decree last week by the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople, cancelling Moscow's jurisdiction over Orthodox Christians in Ukraine and lifting the excommunication of the country's breakaway Orthodox communities.

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  • 3 top Afghan provincial officials killed, U.S. general unhurt
3 top Afghan provincial officials killed, U.S. general unhurt

AFP adds: Five Czech soldiers have been injured in an apparent suicide attack on a military convoy in Afghanistan only two months after three others were killed, the Czech Defence Ministry said on Thursday. 19, 2017. Residents of an entire province won't go to the polls because the country's security forces can't protect polling stations there...

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  • Israel strikes Gaza, closes both border crossings after rocket attack
Israel strikes Gaza, closes both border crossings after rocket attack

The Israeli police said that "a rocket struck the city of Beersheba a few moments ago causing damage", although it did not specify the extent of the destruction. It also reduced the permitted fishing zone along the Gaza coast to three nautical miles. It had seen thousands of litres (gallons) of fuel paid for by Qatar delivered to generate des...

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  • Trump tells AP he’s not to blame if Republicans lose House
Trump tells AP he’s not to blame if Republicans lose House

Previously seen on jigsaw puzzle boxes around Washington DC, the nightmarishly hokey painting depicts the former reality television host among solidly Republican previous presidents. The artist behind the picture has said he was "astounded" and "ecstatic" to find out it was hanging in the White House. "I don't believe anybody's ever had this kind...

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  • Prince Harry Reunited With 98-Year-Old War Widow In Sydney
Prince Harry Reunited With 98-Year-Old War Widow In Sydney

After finding 98-year-old Daphne Dunne in the crowd of around 2,000 people , he said: "I was looking for you earlier and hoped you'd be here, it's so good to see you again". However, while it's expected that Doria will spend more time in the United Kingdom while Meghan prepares for motherhood, there's one other very important lady who will be ...

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  • Melania Trump Wants to 'Get to Bottom' of Missing Saudi Journalist
Melania Trump Wants to 'Get to Bottom' of Missing Saudi Journalist

The New York Times referenced two sources with knowledge of the investigation as saying a 15-member delegation of men which arrived from Saudi Arabia was waiting for Khashoggi when he entered the consulate. President Trump said Wednesday that he has spoken to the Saudi government "at the highest levels" about the situation. Jamal Khashog...

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  • Tariff war taking a toll on global growth
Tariff war taking a toll on global growth

This acceleration, the world body said, reflected a rebound from transitory shocks (the currency exchange initiative and implementation of the GST), with strengthening investment and robust private consumption. Mr Milesi-Ferretti noted Nigeria's (economic) growth of about 1.9 per cent this year to rise to about 2.3 in 2019, with South African eco...

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  • US Pastor Andrew Brunson Released, Allowed to Leave Turkey
US Pastor Andrew Brunson Released, Allowed to Leave Turkey

Prosecutors then demanded a sentence of up to 10 years. With tears in his eyes, he hugged his wife Norine Lyn as he awaited the decision Friday. He faced charges of espionage and aiding terrorist groups . Kenyon says Brunson's release will probably go over well in Turkey, where the punitive sanctions appear likely to be eased or lifted. Mr. Trum...

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  • Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist
Turkey steps up pressure on Saudi Arabia over missing journalist

Khashoggi, journalist and regular columnist for the Washington Post , has been missing since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Khashoggi was at the consulate to obtain paperwork so he could marry his Turkish fiancée, Hatice Cengiz . "When President Trump became president, we've changed our armament strategy again for t...

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  • Met Office Issues Yellow Rain Warnings As Storm Callum Approaches
Met Office Issues Yellow Rain Warnings As Storm Callum Approaches

There will also be spells of heavy rain, high tides and coastal flooding. The Met Office said there is the chance of injuries and a danger to life from flying debris. The Met Office forecast states: "The zone of heavy rain affecting England and Wales on Friday is expected to slowly move northwards on Saturday, with the focus of heaviest rainfal...

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  • Trump claims Kavanaugh 'proven innocent' of sexual assault allegations
Trump claims Kavanaugh 'proven innocent' of sexual assault allegations

The 114th justice's first day on the job consisted of hearing oral arguments in a pair of criminal cases. Democrats, Trump said, "tortured him (Kavanaugh) and his family". At least one of the liberal justices declined to vote for cert in this case, and perhaps more than one. "I give special gratitude to senators Rob Portman, Susan Collins ...

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  • Christine Blasey Ford Still Can't Return Home Due to Threats
Christine Blasey Ford Still Can't Return Home Due to Threats

Rice is weighing whether to try to unseat Republican Sen. Kavanaugh and Collins , respectively, complained prior to Kavanaugh's confirmation about "millions of dollars in money from outside left-wing opposition groups" and "an unprecedented amount of dark money opposing [Kavnaugh's] nomination".

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  • Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada
Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada

The wind speed was just one miles per hour short of Category 3 status. " Hurricane Michael is a monstrous storm and the forecast keeps getting more risky", said Florida Governor Rick Scott , who has activated 2,500 members of the National Guard in response.

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  • Nikki Haley suddenly resigns as Trump's UN ambassador
Nikki Haley suddenly resigns as Trump's UN ambassador

She was previously governor of SC - the first woman to hold the post. But Haley has also sometimes distanced herself from Trump. "They should be heard, and they should be dealt with". Trump then decided not to go ahead with the move. U.S. media reports quoted administration officials saying privately that Haley's departure was a surprise even...

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  • Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army
Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

The reports said the Palestinian, a resident of the West Bank city of Qalqilya , worked in a factory where the shooting took place. Barkan industrial park is next to the settlement of Barkan , established in the early 1980s, where almost 5,000 Palestinians are reportedly employed in Israeli-owned businesses.

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  • Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that Trump called Kavanaugh to congratulate him while onboard Air Force One as he headed to a campaign rally in Kansas. Kavanaugh's confirmation felt almost inevitable by Friday afternoon, when two previously undecided senators, Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced they wou...

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  • Kavanaugh seeks new tone after Supreme Court fight; Trump apologizes for process
Kavanaugh seeks new tone after Supreme Court fight; Trump apologizes for process

He has denied the claims made by several women. "I think a lot of Democrats are going to vote Republican ", he said in his earlier comments outside the White House. Ms. Ness wrote Saturday after senators voted to confirm President Trump's nominee to the high court. The new justice's four clerks all are women, the first time that has happened...

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  • Interpol's Chinese chief resigns
Interpol's Chinese chief resigns

It did not say why. Mr Meng, who is also China's vice-minister of public security , is one of a lengthening list of politicians, officials and celebrities to have fallen foul of... Meanwhile, Steve Tsang, director of SOAS China Institute in London, stated that due to Meng's stature, the call to detain him must have been taken by someone at the h...

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  • Melania Trump arrives in Malawi, 2nd stop on her Africa tour
Melania Trump arrives in Malawi, 2nd stop on her Africa tour

People on Twitter agree with Bennett's sentiment - suggesting that it's likely a result of her distance from her husband and the controversy surrounding his Supreme Court nominee . "The growth and success of a country starts with educating our children", said First Lady Melania Trump. The first lady's visit to Africa is not something new sin...

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  • Turkish Police Believe Saudi Journalist Was Killed at Consulate
Turkish Police Believe Saudi Journalist Was Killed at Consulate

His fiancée says he went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out. So what do we know about the journalist? The official added: "It was a preplanned murder". In the September 23 interview, he called Saudi Arabia's foreign policy "narrow minded", and ridiculed its crackdown on political Islam, urging the kingdom to realign its p...

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  • Atiku’s emergence as PDP presidential candidate has made our job easy - Onochie
Atiku’s emergence as PDP presidential candidate has made our job easy - Onochie

Recall that Mahmoud Ahmed, a brother of Mrs. Buhari alleged that the APC gubernatorial process in Adamawa State was hijacked. Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar attends an interview with Reuters in Abuja, Nigeria May 11, 2018.

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