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People Trump Slashes $200M In Economic Aid To Palestinians
Author: 0 Trump Slashes $200M In Economic Aid To Palestinians

This money that was cut Friday was not meant to go to the Palestinian Authority government - but rather to aid projects directly serving Palestinian citizens. And officials say they are still reviewing whether to release money to East Jerusalem hospitals, which have connections to U.S. Christian groups. The US had initially planned to give the Palestinians $251 million for good governance, health, education and funding for civil society in the current 2018 budget year that ends on September ...

Author: 0 Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

In court on Tuesday, Cohen said that Trump had directed him to make the payments, which violated campaign finance laws. "It means that Individual-1 needs a real lawyer", he said. Weisselberg's testimony related exclusively to the Cohen investigation, providing information in both documents and testimony earlier this year in exchange for legal immunity, sources familiar with Weisselberg's agreement with federal prosecutors say.

Author: 0 Trump tweets and greets new Australian PM after week of political chaos

A spokesperson for the prime minister said Mr Morrison used the call to invite Mr Trump to visit Australia . He played down speculation that he might call an election before it's due early next year. "It was described as madness by many, and.in so far as there has been chaos this week, it has been created by the wreckers", he added. Turnbull did not stand in the leadership contest.

People Pope Francis arrives in Ireland for landmark visit
Author: 0 Pope Francis arrives in Ireland for landmark visit

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peters Square to attend a meeting with Italian young people and to deliver his Angelus Prayer at The Vatican , Aug. 12, 2018 in Vatican City, Vatican. A damning report last week into abuse in the USA state of Pennsylvania, combined with scandals in Australia and Chile, have formed what one Vatican official called "a flawless storm" and already overshadowed a trip where the main objective is to close a week-long global Catholic gathering.

People Police discover something SHOCKING inside old KFC store
Author: 0 Police discover something SHOCKING inside old KFC store

Law enforcement discovers tunnel 22 feet deep in San Luis believed to be used for drug transportation. It all began August 13, when police in the border city of San Luis, Arizona, say they saw the owner of a now-abandoned business bringing several plastic containers outside and loading them onto a trailer, according to court documents obtained by CNN affiliate KGUN .

People Egypt hotel deaths: British holidaymakers flown back to UK
Author: 0 Egypt hotel deaths: British holidaymakers flown back to UK

Kelly Ormerod said both her parents fell ill suddenly, and her father had died in his hotel room while her mother passed away hours later in hospital. The BBC said there were a total of 1,600 guests at the hotel. "We have also received further reports of a raised level of illness among guests. I know so many people have been ill", said Cope, who flies home on Friday evening.

People No-deal Brexit will bring tangle of red tape, Britain warns companies
Author: 0 No-deal Brexit will bring tangle of red tape, Britain warns companies

Rees-Mogg, who has adopted a studiously loyal public position following former Remain campaigner Theresa May's coronation as Conservative leader and Prime Minister without a ballot of ordinary party members, but has been stepping up his criticism of the Tory establishment since she unveiled her ultra-soft Chequers plan.

People Tears, farewell hugs end 1st round of Korean reunions
Author: 0 Tears, farewell hugs end 1st round of Korean reunions

While Trump himself has expressed confidence in Kim's word, the president's administration has displayed skepticism toward the progress of North Korea's denuclearization and has pushed for more sanctions. "I stopped [North Korea's] nuclear testing". Japan is thrilled. What's going to happen? Around the same time, the United States moved to sanction companies based in Singapore, China and Russian Federation accused of violating restrictions on trade with Pyongyang, as Washington attempted ...

People Imran Khan offers aid for Kerala flood victims
Author: 0 Imran Khan offers aid for Kerala flood victims

Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on September 5, will likely be the first foreign diplomat to visit Khan. We stand ready to provide any humanitarian assistance that may be needed. He made the remarks in a phone call with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan , according to a press statement by the US Department of State on August 23.

People U.S. and China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute
Author: 0 U.S. and China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

The Trump administration accuses China of using predatory tactics to obtain American technology, including forcing USA companies to hand over trade secrets in exchange for access to the Chinese market. A large-scale and prolonged dispute likely would adversely impact business sentiment, investment spending and employment, the officials warned, as well as boost prices, which would "reduce the purchasing power of US households".

People Farm killings and conspiracy theories on South Africa
Author: 0 Farm killings and conspiracy theories on South Africa

From lies about immigrants in Sweden to farmers in South Africa , when Trump uses white supremacist talking points he is getting the ideas from Tucker Carlson . "There is black genocide in the U.S.; black people are killed every day". Earlier this year, Australian immigration minister Peter Dutton sparked a diplomatic row after he said that Canberra should give "special attention" to white South African farmers seeking asylum.

People Some of Mollie Tibbetts’ family don’t want her death politicized
Author: 0 Some of Mollie Tibbetts’ family don’t want her death politicized

When questioned by police, Rivera confessed to being involved with Tibbetts' disappearance and led investigators to her body, according to authorities said. The owner of the dairy farm where the suspect worked said that the suspect used a fake name when he applied for the job. Tibbetts, 20, died as a result of " multiple sharp force injuries ", according to the Iowa State Medical Examiner.

People New leader is evangelical Christian who turned back migrant boats
Author: 0 New leader is evangelical Christian who turned back migrant boats

The elevation of the 50-year-old Morrison was somewhat of a snub by the Liberal Party to Australian-born media baron Rupert Murdoch, whose influential tabloid newspapers had given sympathetic coverage to his main rival, Peter Dutton , whom Morrison defeated for the post in a 45-to-40 vote.

People Donald Trump says knew ‘later on’ about hush-money payments
Author: 0 Donald Trump says knew ‘later on’ about hush-money payments

Both women allege affairs with Trump years ago. Where did those payments come from? "By the way, the number of time that falsehood has been repeated - I'm not accusing you - is the classic example that if you mention something a million times, and you get Google hits and they're all false, it's zero-zero", he said .

People Trump calls off high-level North Korea visit by Pompeo
Author: 0 Trump calls off high-level North Korea visit by Pompeo

Despite the cancellation, Trump sent his "warmest regards and respect" to Kim and said he looks "forward to seeing him soon!" Pompeo had been planning a trip next week after North Korea said talks had 'derailed.' It would have been his fourth visit there.

People Scott Morrison: Australia's pentecostal political chameleon
Author: 0 Scott Morrison: Australia's pentecostal political chameleon

Turnbull, who accused Dutton and his supporters of bullying and intimidation, on Thursday said he would not contest a second leadership challenge and leave parliament, although he did not put a timetable on when he would go. "PM Morrison is the most market-friendly option", said Annette Beacher, Chief Asia-Pac Macro Strategist at TD Securities in Singapore. His resignation would force a by-election that could cost the government its single-seat majority.

People Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India
Author: 0 Kerala Floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan Offers Humanitarian Assistance To India

Islamabad said late Thursday "no issue relating to terrorists in Pakistan" was raised. Pakistan wants to improve ties with India and resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir through talks, and is not shy of engaging with New Delhi despite the current impasse in relations, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said here on Friday.

People Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court declares Mnangagwa as duly elected president
Author: 0 Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court declares Mnangagwa as duly elected president

In delivering a summary of the judgment, Chief Justice Luke Malaba cited lack of evidence on the part of the petitioners and failure to discharge the burden of proof on them. European Union observers said that the ZANU-PF candidate had benefitted from an "un-level playing field" and some voter intimidation, though global monitors largely praised the conduct of the election.

People Hong Kong doctor 'killed wife and daughter using gas-filled yoga ball'
Author: 0 Hong Kong doctor 'killed wife and daughter using gas-filled yoga ball'

Khaw Kim-sun, a 53-year-old anaesthetist, has pleaded not guilty in his Hong Kong trial for the murder of the two family members, who were discovered dead in a parked auto in 2015, according to RTHK news. He has pleaded not guilty. A post-mortem examination showed his wife and eldest daughter had died from carbon monoxide poisoning. During the police investigation into his wife and daughter's deaths, Khaw apparently told investigators that he took the carbon monoxide-filled yoga balls ...

People Toddlers survive alone for days after mother killed in Arkansas car crash
Author: 0 Toddlers survive alone for days after mother killed in Arkansas car crash

Greeley believes Kylen got out of his vehicle seat, climbed through the sunroof or open window, and traversed through a hill filled with bushes before he was spotted some 300 yards from the accident. Inside was the 1-year-old toddler still alive and seated. "If you were a passer-by, you couldn't see it off the side of the road", he said. "He was somewhat turned sideways, in a position upside down", said Ouachita County Sheriff's Detective Lt.

People Iran unveils first domestically-made fighter jet
Author: 0 Iran unveils first domestically-made fighter jet

Trump's national security adviser told Reuters on Wednesday that the USA president wanted maximum pressure on Iran. "Why does the United States not attack us? Facing worldwide sanctions, Iran has been forced to develop a domestic arms industry, as it can no longer reliably import platforms from overseas.

People TowerPostNews: State Withdraws Charges Against Bobi Wine
Author: 0 TowerPostNews: State Withdraws Charges Against Bobi Wine

The government denies the allegations. He has not been seen in public since August 13, when he was campaigning in an election to choose a lawmaker in the northwestern town of Arua. "As to whether they can do it is a different matter". It was not immediately clear why the president was making the impromptu visit. Veteran Ugandan opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, was arrested by police in Kampala on Thursday to prevent him from joining protests against Kyagulanyi's detention.

People Federal Judge in Ga. Sentences NSA Leaker to 63 Months in Prison
Author: 0 Federal Judge in Ga. Sentences NSA Leaker to 63 Months in Prison

During a hearing in Winner's hometown of Augusta, Georgia , Judge James Hall approved her lawyers' request for a 63-month sentence followed by three years of supervised release , Nichols said . Christine told reporters that he believed victor had "caused exceptionally grave damage to USA national security". Wearing an orange jumpsuit, victor apologized for the leak and said: "My actions were a cruel betrayal of my nation's trust in me".

People Democrats say report on cyber attack was false alarm
Author: 0 Democrats say report on cyber attack was false alarm

Michigan Democratic Party chair, Brandon Dillon, issued a statement confirming that "alarms were set off" by security tests conducted on behalf of the state party organization. That finding, discovered after national party officials already had contacted federal law enforcement fearing a malicious hacking attempt, marks an odd and potentially embarrassing twist to the party's data security efforts two years after Russians penetrated DNC computers and released internal communications that ...

People Betsy Devos mulling plan to arm teachers
Author: 0 Betsy Devos mulling plan to arm teachers

Under the current guidelines for that part of the grant, the department encourages schools to increase access to mental health counseling, establish dropout prevention programs , reduce suspensions and expulsions and improve re-entry programs for students transitioning from the juvenile justice system.

People Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Released From Prison For Three Days
Author: 0 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Released From Prison For Three Days

The 40-year-old is now with her family in Damavand, north east of Tehran, the Free Nazanin campaign confirmed. The Free Nazanin campaign said that after several weeks of bureaucracy over her possible temporary furlough , Zaghari-Ratcliffe was told earlier on Thursday that she had 10 minutes to get ready because she was being released.

People As Centre refuses UAE-aid, Kerala leaders say they need help
Author: 0 As Centre refuses UAE-aid, Kerala leaders say they need help

The UAE government also offered an amount of $ 100 millions (about Rs 700 crore) for the state's reconstruction. Even as the flood waters recede from most parts of the state, the Opposition in Kerala - Congress-led UDF and the BJP - has held the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government responsible for a "man-made disaster", leading to the loss of almost 400 lives.

People Facebook brings banhammer down on over 650 pro-Iranian 'fake news' accounts
Author: 0 Facebook brings banhammer down on over 650 pro-Iranian 'fake news' accounts

It can also make it harder for law enforcement. One group that emerged was Liberty Front Press , which was tied to Iranian state media, per Facebook . "Since 2016, we've made significant progress in stopping fake accounts", said Facebook's Guy Rosen. The company did not specify how many. In Moscow, a government spokesman denied any manipulation campaign, telling journalists that "we don't understand what the basis is" for the accusations.

People U.S. 'not seeking regime change in Iran', says John Bolton
Author: 0 U.S. 'not seeking regime change in Iran', says John Bolton

Russian Federation has accused the United States of obstructing counterterrorism efforts in the Syrian province of Idlib . "We are obviously concerned about the possibility that Assad may use chemical weapons again". "We're going see what we and others can agree in terms of resolving the conflict in Syria", Bolton told Reuters , "But the one prerequisite there is the withdrawal of all Iranian forces back in Iran".

People China agrees to nix ECRL and more
Author: 0 China agrees to nix ECRL and more

Mahathir wrapped up his five-day trip to Beijing on Tuesday. Mahathir said after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing he did not believe in confrontation with any country and stressed the benefits Malaysia stood to gain from increased exposure to Chinese trade, technology and entrepreneurship.