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Mueller's team subpoenas lobbying firms in DC as part of Russian Federation investigation

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This is the first indication that Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation, is beginning to compel witness testimony before the grand jury, NBC said. The requests suggest that Mueller's investigators are looking closely at Manafort and Flynn, both of whom face possible legal jeopardy for allegedly failing to disclose that foreign governments or parties may have been the beneficiaries of their consulting and ... Read More »

Coast Guard rescues 15 aboard vessels in distress

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The Coast Guard was able to step in and rescue several people who were stuck on a boat in distress after Hurricane Harvey. Fifteen people aboard three sinking boats were rescued near Port Aransas in Texas. "This was a great effort between our Coast Guard aircrews and Signet Constellation's crew in very risky conditions", Capt. Tony Hahn, commander of Sector Corpus Christi. Read More »

Kushner says freezing construction in West Bank will harm Netanyahu

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Kushner met with PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday، who said he highly appreciated Trump's peace efforts. A picture taken on August 24, 2017 in the West Bank city of Ramallah shows Palestinian demonstrators holding a cartoon depicting Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner along with other slogans protesting against the arrival of a United States delegation headed by Kushner to meet with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. Read More »

Saudi crown prince discusses Mideast peace with U.S. officials

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Kushner also met Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah where they expressed optimism about working together to achieve a deal. On the contrary, funding for humanitarian efforts and Israel-Palestinian security cooperation remains necessary. Trump repeatedly refused to commit to the cause of the "two-state-solution" and Palestinian statehood, mostly limiting himself to vague statements about "achieving peace". Read More »

CBI judge will travel to Rohtak for Dera chief's rape case sentencing

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The helicopter was sent from the police lines complex in Panchkula . After several hours of a slow, winding journey with his entourage which began from the Dera Sacha Sauda's headquarters in Sirsa. The sect chief had openly announced support for the BJP in the 2014 elections. And by pointing out that Panchkula and the rest of Haryana is a part of India, the High Court is making it clear its perception that both the BJP state and national government are responsible for this failure . Read More »

Trump's ties with majority Senate leader ruptures

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Bill (which just passed) for easy approval", Trump tweeted , referring to a veterans bill that Congress passed and the president signed Wednesday . Congress returns September 5, and there are only 12 legislative days that month to find at least short-term solutions to keeping the government open and raising the debt limit. Read More »

36 dead in India after the conviction of a guru for rape

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At least 14 people were killed, majority in Panchkula town where the court returned its verdict on Singh, a federal interior ministry official said. Flag marches will be carried out in Panchkula by security forces, he informed.The DGP said that except for Sirsa, where the sect is headquartered, situation in rest of Haryana is under control. Read More »

King's advice to Trump: get a 'point person' for the wall (AUDIO)

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Trump said he wanted to tie the debt ceiling to a bill related to the Department of Veterans Affairs that easily passed. Congress will have less than a month to negotiate a debt ceiling raise when they get back from recess in September - in addition to striking a deal on must-pass spending bills. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey intensifies, Texas calls for evacuation

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Mr Abbott has activated about 700 members of the state National Guard ahead of Harvey making landfall. The storm would likely weaken further to a tropical storm later Saturday, the center added. Donald Trump , facing the first large-scale natural disaster of his presidency, said on Twitter he signed a disaster proclamation which "unleashes the full force of government help" shortly before Harvey made landfall. Read More »

Several left dead after M1 crash involving two lorries and a minibus

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Two men have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by risky driving, and are in cusotody, police said. Thames Valley Police said the minibus was believed to have travelled from the Nottingham area. Several people have died and four people have been taken to hospital. Television footage showed a truck with its cab crushed and the wreckage of the minibus being towed away. Read More »

American service member missing after Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen's coast

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Late Friday evening a #Black Hawk attack helicopter of the US army while on a training flight crashed close to the Southern coast of Yemen , killing one soldier. Joseph Votel, who oversees the USA military throughout the Middle East. "Training events such as this are routinely held by U.S. forces within a theater of operations in order to maintain the proficiency within the operating environment", a Central Command official stated. Read More »

Trump's Feud With McConnell Could Cost Some GOP Senators Their Seats

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The wall drama plays out as his decision to pour more troops and resources into Afghanistan risks disappointing supporters drawn by his pledges to cut United States military involvement overseas. The White House on Thursday called Corker's statement about the president "a ridiculous and outrageous claim ". If not, the government would be unable to borrow more money or pay its bills, including its debt payments. Read More »

Firefighters battle wildfire east of Kelowna- Highway 33 closed

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A new forest fire near Kelowna forced 1100 people to flee their homes in the night and the fire escaped Friday out of control, authorities said. There may have been smoke, but so far, there is no evidence of fire. The Central Okanagan Regional District has issued an evacuation order for residences in the area. The hotline set up for evacuees is at 1-800-863-6582. Read More »

North Korea tests short-range missiles

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The US military has confirmed that North Korea carried out tests on three short range missiles Friday night. This latest missile launch comes as the US and South Korean armies are conducting annual joint military drills known as "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" in South Korea, which began on Monday. Read More »

Mexico border wall may not be as effective as Trump hopes

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At a raucous rally in Phoenix Tuesday night, Trump said he would insist on the border wall funding. Specifically, the president suggested that he might veto any spending bill that failed to include funds for his monument to American xenophobia, thereby allowing the government to shut down (and, nearly certainly, his approval rating and that of his party to fall). Read More »

Is Your Aadhaar Data Safe? WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Access Database

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Cross Match Technologies is a US-based company specialized in Biometric software that provides various biometric solutions to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). It then went on to add that 'the core components of the OTS system are based on products from Cross Match, a U.S. company specializing in biometric software for law enforcement and the Intelligence Community'. Read More »

Briton charged with terrorism offences in Turkey

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He also touched upon the possibility of confrontation with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally USA troops, saying that there are no reasons why such an encounter would happen, unless the US fails to fulfill its pledges regarding the PKK-linked Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing People's Protection Units ( YPG ). Read More »

Thailand's ousted premier Yingluck has fled overseas

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May 2014 - She is forced to step down from her post after Thailand's constitutional court finds her guilty of abuse of power in another case. After Yingluck failed to show up, the Supreme Court issued an arrest warrant against her and rescheduled the verdict to September 27. Read More »

PM makes aerial survey of flood-hit Bihar; announces Rs 500 cr

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However, that Modi does not want his visit to be interpreted in a different light can be measured from that he is going to skip a luncheon that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had offered to have together. To fix all flood-damaged roads and electricity infrastructure in the state, the Road and Transport Ministry has also been directed to take appropriate action. Read More »

Sixth census counts 10418 transgender people in Pakistan

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Welcoming the government's new policy to compile separate population figure for the transgender people, All Pakistan Shemale Association President Almas Boby also urged to launch welfare programmes for the community. The rural population in Balochistan stands at 8.943 million in 2017 and 3.400 million in urban areas of the province. The share of urban population of Punjab is 36.71 percent. Read More »

Trump defends his Charlottesville response

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Representative Mia Love, A Republican representing Utah's Fourth Congressional District, says she's not looking to President Trump to direct her decisions. Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington , Jefferson? ". There were rallies with large numbers of protesters. Trump went on to attack his favourite targets, the New York Times and The Washington Post and called out ABC's George Stephanopoulos before lamenting the firing of pro-Trump CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord. Read More »