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3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor

3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor In the short video crews were showing unloading rockets and launch vehicles from inside a large Russian cargo plane at the Hmeimim Air Base in Syria . Russian Federation has upgraded the Syrian army's missile capabilities , according to the Moscow. Israel together with the United States have vociferously opposed the decision by Russian Federation to supply weaponry to Syria which they ... [Full Article...]

Senators Spar Over FBI Probe of Kavanaugh, Trump Mocks His Accuser

Senators Spar Over FBI Probe of Kavanaugh, Trump Mocks His Accuser Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegations. "How did you get there? 'I don't remember, '" Trump said at the rally Tuesday in Southaven. "I don't remember", he said repeatedly, apparently mocking her testimony . The president was in MS on Tuesday looking to use his influence to sway the outcome of a low-profile election that could tip the balance of the Senate. [Full Article...]

Theresa May Throws Shapes To 'Dancing Queen' At Tory Conference

Theresa May Throws Shapes To 'Dancing Queen' At Tory Conference The Prime Minister opted for a more lively entrance as she danced her way onto stage at the Tory Party conference. "I thought it was a joke". It's not quite dancing, as she is walking with objective. Just last month she offered up some dancing advice to the Strictly Come Dancing lot, tweeting: "Get in touch if you need any tips". Well aware of her limited dancing skills, she made everyone la... [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake criticizes Trump's 'appalling' mockery of Christine Blasey Ford

Mr Flake called the president's comments "appalling", and Ms Collins said they were "just plain wrong". I don't know. I don't know! Flake added, "I wish he hadn't done it". GOP Senate leaders brushed aside Democrats' demands for a 24-hour delay between the production of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation background report and the vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . [Full Article...]

U.S. walks back threat to 'take out' Russian missiles

U.S. walks back threat to 'take out' Russian missiles As the diplomatic row threatened to escalate, Hutchison took to Twitter to walk back some of her comments, affirming that she had not been talking about "preemptively striking Russian Federation". Romania is hosting a U.S. missile shield capable of shooting down rockets from countries such as Iran that Washington says could one day reach major European cities. [Full Article...]

No doubt Iran behind foiled Paris attack: French diplomatic source

No doubt Iran behind foiled Paris attack: French diplomatic source The meeting was attended by two allies of US President Donald Trump, former House speaker Newt Gingrich and former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani. "The foiled attack at Villepinte confirms the necessity of a demanding approach in our relations with Iran", Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in the statement. [Full Article...]

Pompeo Terminates 1955 Treaty With Iran In Light Of UN Court Ruling

Pompeo Terminates 1955 Treaty With Iran In Light Of UN Court Ruling The sanctions were imposed by USA president Donald Trump , after he pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal. In a preliminary ruling in the case, the court said on Wednesday that Washington must "remove, by means of its choosing, any impediments arising from" the re-imposition of sanctions to the export to Iran of medicine and medical devices, food and agricultural commodities and spare parts a... [Full Article...]

Britain's Theresa May calls party to unite on Brexit

Britain's Theresa May calls party to unite on Brexit The prime minister self-depreciatingly strode onto stage in Birmingham to Abba hit " Dancing Queen " before delivering a confident speech which will silence her internal critics for now. But he stopped well short of a direct challenge to her leadership, urging Tories to "back (her) in the best way possible", by encouraging her to ditch the plan agreed at her country residence and return to her ear... [Full Article...]

2 more quakes hit Indonesia

2 more quakes hit Indonesia Aid worker Lian Gogali said the situation in badly hit Donggala district was very hard. Food, water, fuel and medicine was still slow to reach the hardest-hit areas outside the city of Palu on Sulawesi island, and the United Nations has warned of "vast" unmet needs there. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation completed S-300 delivery to Syria: Defence minister

Russia made a decision to supply the system to Syria despite Israeli objections after Moscow accused Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military jet in Syria in September. "The delivery started already and as President (Vladimir) Putin said, after that [downing] incident. the measures that we will take will be devoted to ensuring 100 percent safety and security of our men"... [Full Article...]

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft scandal

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft scandal The agency did not say if the charges against her related to 1MDB. "Rosmah will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Oct 4 (tomorrow), at 8.00 am to be charged", MACC said. Her presence for a second time in a week at the agency fueled speculation that she could soon face criminal charges like her husband. Rosmah, wearing a light green dress with matching headscarf, was met by her... [Full Article...]

'Very scary time' for young American men, says Trump

'Very scary time' for young American men, says Trump I don't remember. How'd you get there? "I don't know", he continued, as the audience from DeSoto County - a heavily conservative region - applauded. I don't know. "He is a profile in cowardice", Bromwich said. But last week he called Ford a "very credible witness" and said: "I thought her testimony was very compelling and she looks like a very fine woman to me, very fine woman". [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 1234 in Indonesia quake, tsunami disaster

Death toll rises to 1234 in Indonesia quake, tsunami disaster Scores of people are thought to still be trapped in the rubble on the island of Sulawesi, which was hit by a magnitude 7.5 quake and a subsequent tsunami with waves reaching as high as 20 feet. Power has yet to be restored and aftershocks have rattled jangled nerves. About 1,700 houses in one neighborhood were swallowed up, with hundreds of people believed buried, the national disaster agency sa... [Full Article...]

Fan Bingbing released from secret detention, told to pay US$130 million

Fan Bingbing released from secret detention, told to pay US$130 million The official announcement is a complicated one and doesn't make clear what proportion of the fines she'll personally be responsible for, but together with her "representative companies" and other "guilty parties", the total amount of related fines is likely to be over 800 million RMB and could come to nearly 1 billion RMB (145 million USD). [Full Article...]

Open Brexit warfare as Boris Johnson takes on May at Conference

Open Brexit warfare as Boris Johnson takes on May at Conference The crucial address comes one year, nearly to the day, since her catastrophic conference speech in Manchester, where she suffered stage invasion by a comedian, a persistent cough and a collapsing backdrop. She's a hard Brexit backer and believes, like Mr. Johnson, that Ms. Johnson argues it will keep London tied to the bloc and ignore the people's expressed wish to leave the bloc. [Full Article...]

'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations

'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations Ford testified last Thursday that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982 when they were high school students in Maryland. Five days after an extraordinary Senate hearing watched by millions of people in which a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford , detailed her sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh, Trump seemed to raise the issue of false accusations against men. [Full Article...]

NY Times: Trump Dubious Tax Schemes Pumped Up Fortune

NY Times: Trump Dubious Tax Schemes Pumped Up Fortune Fred and his wife Mary "transferred well over $1 billion in wealth to their children, which could have produced a tax bill of at least $550 million", the Times says. The Times said that before Fred Trump died in the late 1990s, he transferred ownership of most of his real estate empire to his four living children. [Full Article...]

President Trump touts 'historic' USMCA

President Trump touts 'historic' USMCA The president also said he really enjoyed his November 2017 trip to Beijing to visit Chinese President Xi Jinping. USMCA will open up some of Canada's dairy market to USA farmers. Milk pricing is a provincial responsibility. He adds American wines already have enough access in this province, so there's no need for them to be sold in local grocery stores. [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford, says 'I've had so many false accusations'

Donald Trump holds a "Make America Great Again" rally in Mississippi. Ford first told her husband and therapist about the assault, naming Kavanaugh, in 2012, long before he was nominated for a life-time appointment to the highest court in the U.S. [Full Article...]

NY state launches probe into Trump's taxes after bombshell report

NY state launches probe into Trump's taxes after bombshell report Trump pocketed at least $413 million in today's dollars from his father Fred's real estate business, The New York Times reported, citing a "vast trove" of confidential tax return and financial records. Tax experts told the Times its findings appear to represent "a pattern of deception and obfuscation, particularly about the value of Fred Trump's real estate, that repeatedly prevented the IRS... [Full Article...]


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