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But Canada has stood firm, with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland insisting it would defend human rights around the world. Riyadh on Sunday recalled its ambassador from Canada and gave the Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia 24 hours to leave.
  • Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chief, to begin trial

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    While many in the courtroom laughed, including Manafort's lawyers, the defendant himself did not. The charges against Manafort largely predate the five months he worked on the Trump team in 2016, some of them as campaign chairman. In recent months, prosecutors in Mueller's office have produced detailed indictments charging at least Russian 25 individuals and three Russian companies with crimes related to election interference, including hacking into the emails of the Democratic National ...
  • Jeremy Hunt accidentally describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in Beijing

    Jeremy Hunt accidentally describes his Chinese wife as Japanese in Beijing

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    China has offered to open discussions on a post-Brexit free trade deal with Britain, British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said in Beijing on Monday. His trip follows a visit by May earlier this year where £9bn worth of trade deals were signed and new measures were agreed to open up China to United Kingdom goods and services.
  • How China Can Retaliate Against the US

    How China Can Retaliate Against the US

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    The Trump administration announced Tuesday it is offering up to $ 12 billion in aid to farmers to help mitigate the retaliatory tariffs stemming from Trump's widening trade feud with other countries. Using food in a trade dispute is a lose-lose. Companies with many assets will generally be able to weather the trade war - the people who won't are small and medium farms.
  • Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

    Mugabe says he will not vote for successor Mnangagwa

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    Both Chamisa and Mnangagwa have vowed to rebuild an economy shattered by Robert Mugabe's long rule. Mugabe said he was forced to resign last November at a time he had already planned to voluntarily step down at Zanu-PF's congress the following month and hand-over power to former defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi.
  • Trump Denies Knowing About 2016 Russian Lawyer Meeting

    Trump Denies Knowing About 2016 Russian Lawyer Meeting

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    Mr. Giuliani's comments come just days after Mr. Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis provided a tape to CNN where Donald Trump is overheard discussing with Mr. "Finally, an allegation that Trump was aware of the meeting might strengthen the allegations of obstruction of justice against the president", Graham adds.
  • Caught On Camera: Suspect On Top Of Moving Police Car In Texas

    Caught On Camera: Suspect On Top Of Moving Police Car In Texas

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    Because the Taylor County deputy's vehicle window was broken out, Wichita County Sheriff's Office administrators offered to have the prisoner transported by them on to the Taylor County Jail . The inmate managed to balance himself on the top of the vehicle, and the officer continued driving until the help he had summoned arrived. However, he was tased during his attempted escape, placed back into handcuffs , and transported to jail by Wichita County Sheriff's Office.
  • Facebook and YouTube give Infowars' Alex Jones a wrist slap

    Facebook and YouTube give Infowars' Alex Jones a wrist slap

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    Content removals count as "strikes" against individual pages on Facebook. Alex Jones from Infowars .com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016.
  • Joe Jonas shares support for ex-girlfriend Demi Lovato after 'overdose'

    Joe Jonas shares support for ex-girlfriend Demi Lovato after 'overdose'

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    Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy ... "I don't wanna give it the power to say that it controls my every thought, but it's something I'm constantly thinking about". In her YouTube documentary released previous year, called " Demi Lovato , Simply Complicated ", Lovato openly discussed her cocaine use and battles with alcohol.
  • What You Need To Know About The Murder Of Nia Wilson

    What You Need To Know About The Murder Of Nia Wilson

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    Speaking outside a relative's home, Letifah Wilson, 26, said that she and her sister were returning home from a family event when they were "blindsided by a maniac". BART officials released that image and another one from surveillance video that shows him at MacArthur station Sunday night dressed in a white and gray sweatshirt and carrying a backpack.
  • Charlie Rowley released from hospital after Novichok poisoning

    Charlie Rowley released from hospital after Novichok poisoning

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    A source who has been briefed on the progress of the investigation said: "They want to get out of Charlie the best account of where he was and what happened so they can get to the bottom of this matter". 'We don't know yet if he had direct contact with the nerve agent like Dawn appears to have done or whether it was after he had touched her. Paul Cosford of Public Health England said it was safe for Rowley to leave hospital.
  • Woman gives survivors flowers at boat memorial

    Woman gives survivors flowers at boat memorial

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    The Coast Guard said it will load the boat onto a trailer to hand it over to federal investigators. The newspaper said that divers recovered a video recorder from the sunken duck boat that may provide clues to the accident. "Because they did alter the route of the boat". Some witnesses have said the lake was calm and the storm came up suddenly. Missouri law requires boat passengers ages 7 and younger to wear life jackets, but commercial vessels like the duck boats are exempt.
  • Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

    Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance

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    The reports say they were transferred to Jordan and would travel on from there to Britain, Germany and Canada. I have, in the past, spoken to Syrian officials who claimed the White Helmets had links to MI6, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Gulf States - they were, it was claimed, a conduit for weapons and "terrorist" resistance against President Assad.
  • The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment

    The Trump Presidency: NYT: Trump recorded discussing secret payment

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    President Trump on Saturday described former lawyer Michael Cohen's taping of a private conversation between them as "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal", but he reassured supporters that he has done nothing wrong. However, the episode raised the possibility that Mr Cohen secretly recorded other conversations with Mr Trump and senior campaign figures. It's not yet clear exactly what the nature of the discussion was.
  • Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification

    Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification

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    In comments that he walked back more than 24 hours later, Trump said that he did not see any reason why Russian Federation would have been behind interference in the election. Trump also tweeted on Wednesday that his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels last week was an "acknowledged triumph", adding that his one-on-one with Putin "may prove to be, in the long run, an even greater success".
  • Clapper: Russia May 'Have Something' on Trump

    Clapper: Russia May 'Have Something' on Trump

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    Former FBI Director Comey called on Americans to vote for Democrats, while Brennan, the former Central Intelligence Agency director, said Trump's comments in Helsinki were "treasonous". Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation or any other country caught posting ads, running fake news or otherwise interfering with election infrastructure.
  • Donald Trump misspoke on Russian Federation

    Donald Trump misspoke on Russian Federation

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    The political firestorm over Trump's performance at the Helsinki news conference has engulfed the administration and spread to his fellow Republicans , eclipsing most of the frequent controversies that have erupted during Trump's turbulent 18 months in office.
  • Trump says 'might' ask Putin to extradite accused Russian hackers..

    Trump says 'might' ask Putin to extradite accused Russian hackers..

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    Donald Trump will meet Validmir Putinin Helsinki on Monday. "I can't tell you that, I assume he probably is", Trump told Morgan, conducted aboard Air Force One in Essex, England, on Friday and published on Sunday in The Daily Mail. The Finnish media group Helsingin Sanomat took out advertising ahead of the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki to make a point. "And I heard that they were trying, or people were trying, to hack into the RNC too, the Republican National Committee, but we had much ...
  • U.S. President Trump says he has 'low expectations' for Putin meeting

    U.S. President Trump says he has 'low expectations' for Putin meeting

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    President Donald Trump has renewed his criticism of America's European allies, describing the EU as a foe alongside China and Russian Federation. Trump and Putin have met twice before, during worldwide summits past year in Germany and Vietnam. Last November, in Vietnam, they agreed to maintain open military channels of communications between their forces in Syria.
  • Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

    Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

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    MPs voted by 305 to 302 to support an amendment to the Trade Bill that seeks to unpick a key plank of the Prime Minister's plans for a "soft" exit from the EU. Greening, a former Education secretary who quit May's government in January, is the highest-profile Conservative to support a second vote, though she was not an advocate of leaving the E.U.in the first place.
  • EU Urges U.S., Russia, China To Avoid Costly Trade Wars

    EU Urges U.S., Russia, China To Avoid Costly Trade Wars

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    China has sworn to retaliate at each step. The US today launched separate disputes at the WTO against its trading partners, including China and the European Union, challenging their hefty retaliatory tariffs against President Donald Trump's duties on steel and aluminium.
  • 'Wild Boars' to miss out on live World Cup final

    'Wild Boars' to miss out on live World Cup final

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    In another video Thai officials released this week to share the group's progress, the boys were shown smiling and waving from their hospital beds without speaking. Officials at Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital told reporters at Saturday's press conference that all 13 are tentatively scheduled to be discharged Thursday.
  • 'Trump Baby' flies as tens of thousands march against US president

    'Trump Baby' flies as tens of thousands march against US president

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    President Trump said his relationship with Theresa May was "very, very strong", but he did not respond to questions about his attack in the Sun newspaper on her Brexit plans. While tens of thousands of protesters staged demonstrations across the United Kingdom against Mr Trump's views and politics, he met the Queen at Windsor Castle as the official part of his whirlwind visit to the United Kingdom drew to a close.
  • Manafort gets VIP treatment in US jail

    Manafort gets VIP treatment in US jail

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    Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne told Politico that Manafort will be placed in protective custody, which limits his interactions with other inmates. "All of those defendants were housed safely in Alexandria pending their respective trials and defendant's experience at the Alexandria Detention Center will presumably be no different".