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Cuba condemns United States sanctions against Venezuela

Trump warned on August 11 the U.S. was mulling a range of options to solve Venezuela's political crisis , "including a possible military option if necessary". She said they aimed to discourage "any disloyalty in the ranks of the FANB, which is a worry for the intelligence services", and "to reinforce the anti-imperialist line". Read More »

Canada being "difficult" in NAFTA talks

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Trump is also taking to Twitter to press the need for his promised southern border wall, tweeting that Mexico will pay for it "through reimbursement/other". Trump's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert attempted to explain the contradiction in an interview with ABC News. "As we work with the Mexicans in other policies and trade policies and such, we'll determine ways for us to make that right". Read More »

Labour accused of 'betraying' voters with new Brexit policy

After the transitional period, Sir Keir said, the new relationship with the EU would "retain the benefits of the customs union and the single market", but how that would be achieved "is secondary to the outcome". On leaving the European Union in March 2019 we would stay a contracting party to the EEA agreement for the implementation period, which the prime minister announced would be necessary early this year, for two to three years. Read More »

Father kills wife, daughter and himself in Pound Ridge home

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A father from the small town of Pound Ridge , N.Y., killed his wife and teenage daughter in a murder-suicide Friday. The Westchester County's Medical Examiner is directing dissections on the bodies to decide the reason for death. The Journal News (http://lohud.us/2w4ZMPi ) says Steven Dym was CEO of a property management company. Caroline Dym was going into her senior year of high school. Read More »

Up ahead, bigger battles loom over polygamy, personal laws

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Justice Nariman takes cognisance of Section 2 of the 1937 Act to give Triple Talaq a statutory flavour, after which he proceeds to examine whether the same is arbitrary or not. The court has maintained a fine balance between the protection for personal laws granted by the constitution and judicial intervention. It is to be noted that the Centre had during the course of hearings earlier this year told the bench that it will come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims+ ... Read More »

Stalin will become Tamil Nadu CM with Dinakaran's support: Swamy

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All appointments were being made with the approval of AIADMK general secretary Sasikala , Dhinakaran said. But now the party has turned against them. Other MLAs, who checked into the resort before evening included N G Parthiban (Sholingur), C Jayanthi Padmanabhan (Gudiyattan), S Muthiah (Paramakudi), R Thangathurai (Nilakottai) and Mariappam Kennady (Manamadurai). Read More »

Tillerson Says Trump 'Speaks for Himself' on Racial Issues

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Asked on Fox News Sunday whether Trump's stance had made it harder for Washington's top diplomat to promote USA values around the world, Tillerson spoke for his State Department. At a rally in Phoenix, Arizona last week, Mr Trump said Kim Jong-un "is starting to respect us.maybe something positive can come about". Earlier this month, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to tighten sanctions on North Korea , targeting about a third of the nation's roughly $3 billion in exports. Read More »

Dog Spotted Carrying An Entire Bag of Dog Food After Harvey

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Tiele Dockens, of Sinton, Texas, snapped a picture of the dog - she later learned his name was Otis - and shared it on social media. That's when she posted the photo to Facebook . According to a report by the Chronicle , Segovia noticed his 5-year-old grandson's dog was missing on Friday night, and kept calling for the beloved pet but could not find him. Read More »

Rex Tillerson says United States will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea

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President Donald Trump told supporters in Arizona that his North Korea policy may be working and North Korea's Kim Jong Un has "started to respect" the United States . The North American Aerospace Command (NORAD) determined the missiles "did not pose a threat to North America". President Moon Jae-in was said to have immediately been informed of the launch, and a National Security Council meeting was convened to formulate a response. Read More »

Iraqi forces tighten grip on IS stronghold in Tal Afar

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Tal Afar was the latest objective in the war on the terrorist group following the recapture in July of Mosul, where it declared its self-proclaimed caliphate over parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014. Most of the city's 200,000-strong population fled after ISIL seized it. The main forces taking part in the offensive are the Iraqi army, air force, Federal Police, the elite US -trained Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) and some units from the Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) that began ... Read More »

Roger Stone Predicts Total Mayhem If Trump Gets Impeached

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Turley said, "I mean, it's become a cottage industry of people who are arguing for impeachment". Trump has recently come under increased criticism over his handling of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one anti-protestor was killed. Read More »

Lalu's desh bachao BJP bhagao rally will start today

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Accusing the government of robbing the youth of the country, Lalu said, " Desh mein kya halaat hain? yuva behaal hain rojgaar ke liye aur use ab 2 crore rojgar ke badle 2022 ka sapna bencha jaa rha hai ". West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, JD (U) rebel Sharad Yadav, former Uttar Pradesh CM and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav , senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and CP Joshi and NCP leader Tariq Anwar will be attending the rally. Read More »

Asif to visit China, Russia, Turkey over US' Afghan policy

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Foreign office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said yesterday that the foreign minister will visit "regional countries for consultations" but did not provide details of his travel. Russian Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov slammed Trump's Pakistan strategy and insisted that Islamabad is "a key regional player to negotiate with". Read More »

Fact check: Flawed attack on Sen. Jeff Flake

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But he left no uncertainty about the hard feelings he has for Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake . "A Republican can't wait to run in front of a camera and trash the president". "I hit 'em with neo-Nazi, I hit 'em with everything. KKK?" "I wish the senator would understand: If he's got a difference with the president, take it to him, but do it in private", he continued. Read More »

India saddened over violence and terrorist attack in Myanmar

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The victims had allegedly been shot dead by Rohingya militants on Saturday evening as they tried to flee to Maungdaw, a relative who lived in the town told agencies. Expressing the concern over the reports of renewed violence and attacks by terrorists in northern Rakhine State Myanmar, MEA said, "India is seriously concerned by reports of renewed violence and terrorist attacks in northern Rakhine State Myanmar". Read More »

Red Cross volunteers head out to help with Harvey relief

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As part of an information planning team, the Red Cross of Alaska says Hoskins will be making sure things run smoothly. Abbott said Saturday that the biggest concern is the possibility of between 20 and 30 inches (51 to 76 centimeters) more of rain from Corpus Christi to Houston. Read More »

Trump hits out at media over reporting of Charlottesville

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The Keene Interfaith Clergy Association invites the people of Keene to come together Sunday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m.to surround our city with candlelight and love in response to these bad recent events. Justin Kennedy, chair of the Young Republicans of Cherokee County, said Trump's response was meant to decry violence in all forms, and that the president only believed there was blame to go around. Read More »

Defiant Barcelona march on

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Hundreds of thousands of peace marchers flooded the heart of Barcelona on Saturday shouting " I'm not afraid " - a public rejection of violence following extremist attacks that killed 15 people, Spain's deadliest in more than a decade. Members of Spain's Islamic community marched alongside the King and Prime Minister Rajoy, including women wearing hijabs. The massive anti-violence march was led by first responders to both of the attacks in Spain's cultural center and the nearby coastal ... Read More »

Ten civilians killed in US-backed raid in Somalia

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The country's Ministry of Information issued a statement on the raid, saying that there had been no civilian casualties. Ten civilians, including three children, were killed in a raid by foreign and Somali forces on a farm in southern Somalia, a deputy governor said Friday. Read More »

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 »