• Trump conversation with Mexico president made public
Trump conversation with Mexico president made public

We should do that too. The two discussed a deal that had been reached by Australia, the United Nations, and the Obama administration, that the US would take up to 2,000 refugees who were being held in Australian detention centers, provided they passed security screenings.

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  • White House leaks: transcripts show extent of Trump's inconsistencies
White House leaks: transcripts show extent of Trump's inconsistencies

The Washington Post noted a number of inaccuracies in Mr Trump's claims made during the two calls . The discussion of Trump's executive order launched a fuller conversation about an agreement made under the Obama administration for the two countries to essentially swap refugees - where the United States would accept 1,250 refugees from Pa...

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  • NSW counter-terrorism police charge two men over alleged plane plot
NSW counter-terrorism police charge two men over alleged plane plot

On July 29, Australian Federal Police conducted raids on five houses in the Sydney suburbs of Lakemba, Wiley Park, Surry Hills, and Punchbowl. A 50-year-old man was released from custody without charge, while one man is being held without charge under special terror-related powers.

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  • Trump's trying to impress General Kelly by 'rattling off stats' in meetings
Trump's trying to impress General Kelly by 'rattling off stats' in meetings

Rethmeier said that Kelly also respects authority deeply - "and that's something that Trump sort of smells out, if you respect him or not". White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox News host Bill Hemmer on Wednesday that new White House chief of staff John Kelly has closed the door to the Oval Office.

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  • Cong VP Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Banaskantha today
Cong VP Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Banaskantha today

Congress vice-president came to the state this morning to make an on-the-spot study of the flood situation and talk to the flood-affected people in the worst-hit Lakhimpur district of eastern Assam. Gandhi would later in the day fly to Silchar to attend the cremation of veteran Congress leader and former central minister Santosh Mohan Deb ther...

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  • Taoiseach To Attend Belfast Pride Festival
Taoiseach To Attend Belfast Pride Festival

Mr Varadkar is the country's first openly gay leader and has been vocal about campaigning for change in NI. Foster, whose party is strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, said the taoiseach was "perfectly entitled" to attend the event. The issue of same-sex marriage has become a sticking point between Sinn Féin and the DUP in re-establishing the Nor...

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  • Air France jet passed area where North Korean ICBM flew minutes later
Air France jet passed area where North Korean ICBM flew minutes later

The U.S. Air Force conducted an ICBM test launch of its own from California this morning, according to CBS News . An Air Force statement said the test would show the effectiveness, readiness and accuracy of the weapon system. passport should depart North Korea before the travel restriction enters into effect on Friday, September 1st, 201...

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  • Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump'
Lewandowski to Gen Kelly: 'Let Trump Be Trump'

Lapan, who has worked with Kelly for over a decade, is at the top of a short list to serve as the White House's top official on messaging and communications. When asked if he would accept the position if it were offered, Lapan said he would have to consider it. "And I have no doubt he will be an absolutely superb Chief of Staff".

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  • For the First Time, Most of Harvard's Incoming Class Is Non-White
For the First Time, Most of Harvard's Incoming Class Is Non-White

It also follows a New York Times report on Tuesday that the Justice Department internally shared a document that it was looking for lawyers to investigate and potentially take legal action against university affirmative action policies regarded as discrimination against white students.

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  • Southern Methodist University (via Public) / SMU statement on 9/11 flag display
Southern Methodist University (via Public) / SMU statement on 9/11 flag display

University officials told Grant Wolf, who leads SMU's Young Americans chapter, that the display can be placed only on Morrison-McGinnis Park, a less-prominent campus location informally known as MoMac Park. "Thanks to Young Americans for Freedom for the lovely tribute". - In a time of extreme political divide, students both republican and democra...

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  • Netanyahu suspected of corruption
Netanyahu suspected of corruption

The Israeli police put a gag order Thursday on all news regarding the prime minister's connection to the ongoing investigations. Netanyahu delivered his comments at a site that will see more than 1,000 new homes constructed during the next several years, in what will be Beitar Illit's third hilltop community.

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  • Air quality alerts issued by state, tribe
Air quality alerts issued by state, tribe

The air quality in Tacoma is approximately twice as bad as in Beijing, as of Thursday afternoon, and it's not expected to get better here until Saturday at the earliest. Smoke from several fires started by lightning strikes over the weekend and larger fires already burning in the region may continue to drift into OR communities and rapidly degrade ...

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  • Leaked: Trump Said Wall Was 'Least Important Thing'
Leaked: Trump Said Wall Was 'Least Important Thing'

The president tried to assure his Mexican counterpart that the funding "will work out in the formula somehow". Building a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border and compelling Mexico to pay for it was a top Trump campaign promise. Trump returns: " This is going to kill me ". Trump has since met with both Peña Nieto and Turnbull at world gatherings...

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  • Fire engulfs half of Dubai's famous Torch Tower
Fire engulfs half of Dubai's famous Torch Tower

Videos posted online show the flames spreading upwards while pieces of burning debris are falling onto the streets of Dubai's marina. The tower and surrounding area is popular with holidaymakers and residents of the UAE city, which is a key stopover spot for Australians travelling to and from Europe.

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  • Shabir Shah's ED remand extended for one day
Shabir Shah's ED remand extended for one day

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday submitted an application at a Delhi court seeking to keep Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in custody longer, ANI reported. Delhi police had claimed that Wani was arrested along with Rs 63 lakh out of which Rs 50 lakh were to be delivered to Shah. From the investigation it has been revealed that S...

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  • Chris Robison dismissed from Oklahoma program
Chris Robison dismissed from Oklahoma program

Oklahoma will be fine. There are now three scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, including Kyler Murray - a transfer from Texas A&M and a former five-star prospect himself. In addition to Oklahoma, Robison had drawn heavy recruiting interest from Houston, Oklahoma State and TCU. But the Sooners still have strong depth on the interior of the...

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  • China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat
China realises North Korea is becoming greater threat

Asked about those comments, Mr Wang said China attached importance to Secretary Tillerson's remarks about the Korean peninsula and hoped the United States could implement them successfully. Tillerson has no plans to meet separately with the North Koreans, she said, while at the forum itself she predicted "pretty serious diplomatic isolation dir...

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  • Gore: Trump has isolated himself from majority on climate
Gore: Trump has isolated himself from majority on climate

Gore met with Trump after the 2016 election at the invitation of Ivanka Trump , and he spoke again with the President by phone in early May. "If sea level rise is occurring, why am I not seeing signs of it?" But I'm just not seeing it. Gore said it was hard to translate what scientists said into something readily observable and believable. " A...

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  • What really happened during 'that' phone call
What really happened during 'that' phone call

The full transcript of that phone call between President Donald trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull back in January has been leaked to the Washington Post , and it shows just how tense the convo was. "We must remember not only the service of those that kept us free but the service of the men and women who are keeping us free today", he s...

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  • Dash cam video shows TX officer struck by drunk driver
Dash cam video shows TX officer struck by drunk driver

Dashcam footage taken from Lesell's vehicle showed another auto whizzing by, crashing into the stationary auto on the side, then hitting Lesell, which sent him airborne. You just know something bad happened and the body does fantastic things to limit the pain. "I had a massive concussion, multiple abrasions from being hit by the auto along with a...

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  • Japan PM Reshuffles Cabinet amid Slipping Public Support
Japan PM Reshuffles Cabinet amid Slipping Public Support

But he has seen public support rates plummet in the past few months over an array of political troubles, including allegations of favouritism to a friend in a business deal - which Abe strongly denies. In terms of the LDP's junior Komeito party ally, Hiroshige Seko, who serves as Economy, Trade and Industry Minister as well as minister for economic...

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  • Hatteras will reopen to tourists Friday at noon, will have power
Hatteras will reopen to tourists Friday at noon, will have power

All seven villages on Hatteras have been removed from generator power and are now receiving power from the cooperative's transmission lines. The outage drove thousands of vacationers off the islands and forced others to cancel trips before they arrived.

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  • With Obamacare repeal stalled, Senate panel to focus on stabilizing insurance market
With Obamacare repeal stalled, Senate panel to focus on stabilizing insurance market

A federal appeals court in Washington has agreed to let a group of states get involved in a lawsuit over government payments to insurers as part of the Obama administration's health care law. With their motion to intervene granted, the attorneys general will be allowed to keep the appeal alive, making it more hard for the Trump administra...

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  • Vikram who stage-managed bid on him arrested
Vikram who stage-managed bid on him arrested

Police cracked the case with the arrest of five persons, while two accused are missing and on the run. "Khan fired two rounds at Goud's hands before fleeing with Ahmed", Reddy has said. Nanda Kumar, Sheikh Ahmed, K. Babujaan and A. Govind Reddy - all hailing from Kadapa and Anantapur districts of Andhra Pradesh. The gang had purchased a pistol from...

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  • Cyber researcher arrested on charges related to Kronos malware: filing
Cyber researcher arrested on charges related to Kronos malware: filing

The activities described in the indictment took place in 2014 and 2015, so it's unclear-if the allegations are true-whether Hutchins is still engaged in criminal activity. As Hutchins analyzed that catastrophic ransomware worm within its first hours of spreading, he noticed that it connected to a non-existent web domain, perhaps as a kind of test o...

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  • South Asia could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels
South Asia could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels

Those three factors together make up what is called a "wet-bulb temperature", which is the air temperature taken when a wet cloth is wrapped around the thermometer. While an earlier report from researchers showed that this survivability limit would start to be exceeded occasionally in the Persian Gulf region by the end of this century, actual readi...

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  • West Virginia Governor To Join Switch Parties, Join GOP
West Virginia Governor To Join Switch Parties, Join GOP

But we have a very big announcement tonight. Justice, a billionaire businessman who made his money in the coal business, refused to endorse Hillary Clinton in August - primarily due to her position on the coal industry. Last week he spoke at the National Scout Jamboree, delivering a speech so raucous that the chief executive of the Boy Scouts o...

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  • Norfolk Navy Station on lockdown after bomb threat near 4 aircraft carriers
Norfolk Navy Station on lockdown after bomb threat near 4 aircraft carriers

Authorities also found no bombs after telephone threats Wednesday that targeted Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in nearby Virginia Beach. The incidents at JEBLCFS are being investigated by the Navy's security, fire and emergency response team, as well as the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

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  • Biman wants more slots in Saudi Arabia to transport Hajj pilgrims
Biman wants more slots in Saudi Arabia to transport Hajj pilgrims

There will be no problem. Every year, most of the hajj pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia within the first 10 days into the beginning of the Hajj flights. He said the Government of Saudi Arabia used to provide SIM cards to the pilgrims at the airport, but this year they approached us to issue SIMs at our respective places.

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  • Body of missing Texas woman found at Grand Canyon
Body of missing Texas woman found at Grand Canyon

The National Park Service said Sarah Beadle, 38, and her two children were expected to stay overnight at the Bright Angel Campground on Tuesday. Sarah loved traveling with her family and sharing so many wonderful experiences with all of us.

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  • President Trump in tweet blames Congress for 'very dangerous' conflicts with Russian Federation
President Trump in tweet blames Congress for 'very dangerous' conflicts with Russian Federation

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrote scornfully on Twitter that "the USA establishment fully outwitted Trump". Trump's litany of concerns about the sanctions, which also affect Iran and North Korea, raised the question of how vigorously Trump will implement them regarding Russian Federation.

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  • No Vendetta In Raids Against Congress Minister: Prakash Javadekar
No Vendetta In Raids Against Congress Minister: Prakash Javadekar

The Congress Party had on Wednesday moved the apex court against the Election Commission challenging the introduction of NOTA option in the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat . Sources in the Congress have slammed the raids as "a witch-hunt " and part of the BJP's "dirty tricks" to ensure that the 44 Congress MLAs from Gujarat - 10 of...

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  • Customers caught on camera trashing Chick-fil-A
Customers caught on camera trashing Chick-fil-A

Facebook user Allison Music witnessed the event, and subsequently posted about it commenting she was waiting for the meal she ordered " a good 15 or 20 mins", when she saw a teenage boy arguing about his order with the Chick-fil-a staff. Music didn't say specifically what the two women were angry about, but in the post's accompanying footage, they...

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  • CBA risks massive fines over anti-money laundering, terrorism financing law breaches
CBA risks massive fines over anti-money laundering, terrorism financing law breaches

More than A$5.81 billion (US$4.62 billion) was deposited using the Commonwealth Bank machines in the first half of previous year, Austrac said . "The effect of CommBank's conduct in this matter has exposed the Australian community to serious and ongoing financial crime".

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  • White House Hits Reset Button With New Chief Of Staff
White House Hits Reset Button With New Chief Of Staff

Meanwhile, Lewandowski - who parted ways with the Trump campaign in mid-2016 after allegations that he physically harassed a female reporter - is still in touch with the president, despite having never held any official role as a staffer inside the White House.

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