Thursday, 17 August 2017
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Angry bride pulls gun out of wedding dress, points it at groom

perth_map

They arrived to find Prichard and her new husband arguing. Police said that the groom and bride were both "very uncooperative with authorities". 'Responding officers let the husband know the honeymoon was over and his new wife was going to jail, ' Murfreesboro police sergeant Kyle Evans told News Channel 5 . Read More »

Trump to back plan that would curb legal immigration

perth_map

That bill , which was also introduced by Cotton and Perdue, argued that the current amount of people coming into the US contributes to declining wages of Americans with high school diplomas. Supporters of the proposal said it would help low-skilled American workers forced to compete with immigrants for work. However, the White House has been pushing for a bill that matches some of the goals that are expected to be in the new bill from Perdue and Cotton. Read More »

US launches unarmed ICBM from California in test

The Minuteman III missile was sacked at 2.10am local time (7pm AEST) from the Vandenberg Air Force Base north-west of Santa Barbara, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command. It is one of three legs of the nuclear triad, along with strategic bombers and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. "These test launches require the highest degree of technical competence and commitment at every level and provide critical data necessary to validate the reliability, accuracy and performance ... Read More »

Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement

perth_map

I asked Jared and Paul to stop by. The statement authored by Trump claimed that his son had "primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children" during the meeting. But before everyone boarded the plane, Trump had overruled the consensus, according to people with knowledge of the events. Mr Trump Jr later acknowledged he had agreed to meet after being told Kremlin-linked information about Mrs Clinton would be offered during the talks. Read More »

Syrian fighters, refugees leave Jroud Arsal camps

Last week, Hezbollah took most of a mountainous area straddling the Syria-Lebanon border, called Jroud Arsal, in a joint offensive with the Syrian regime forces to drive Jabhat Fateh al Sham from the area. The barren hills of Juroud Arsal and neighbouring Qalamoun mountains have served as a haven for JFS and Islamic State (IS) militants since early on in the Syrian war, which began in 2011. Read More »

Barcelona confirm Neymar wants to leave

perth_map

The Brazilian arrived at the club for training this morning, but left half an hour later after apparently telling teammates he wanted to move on. " PSG will pay Neymar's clause", he said, as quoted by Mundo Deportivo . PSG have been punished for breaking FFP rules before. His representative Wagner Ribeiro, who on Wednesday tweeted he was in Paris , said past year that his client had been offered a tax-free £650,000 a week to sign for the French club. Read More »

India has emerged as one of largest recipients of FDI

perth_map

The India-US joint statement issued after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Donald Trump in Washington in June also backed India's opposition to the OBOR on the question of sovereignty and transparency. On connectivity initiatives, Swaraj said India has outlined the principles that should be adhered to in undertaking connectivity initiatives, which included ensuring respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity. Read More »

RT America: Trump's reason for golf trips ignites internet

perth_map

Trump made his last trip to New Jersey in July to take in the 2017 US Women's Open for the final three rounds of the competition, marking the second time in 2017 a Trump-owned facility hosted a major championship. Chelsea Clinton responded to the comment about her former home by tweeting, "Thank you to all the White House ushers, butlers, maids, chefs, florists, gardeners, plumbers, engineers & curators for all you do every day". Read More »

Venezuelan opposition leaders jailed

perth_map

Crude futures were ticking higher early Tuesday in Asia, carried by a bullish momentum that led to the sixth straight session of gains Monday, despite the threat of a USA oil embargo or financial sanctions against Venezuela retreating into the background for the time being. Read More »

No time to rest yet, Buratai charges soldiers fighting Boko Haram

perth_map

No fewer than four staff of the university are still unaccounted for while three of them appeared on a recent Boko Haram video begging the Federal Government for their release . He said the insurgents attacked the village and killed six people while one of the attackers was also killed. The heads of the military were in Maiduguri sequel to the presidential directives requesting them to relocate to the war theatre, to ensure effective management of the counterinsurgency operations. Read More »

Trump getting ready to go after China on trade

perth_map

If Trump's plan is to take real military action against North Korea, he will need the guidance and support of a John Kelly . Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on China and Russian Federation to do more to stop North Korea after the isolated regime test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a month. Read More »

Britons face airport delays due to new European Union security rules

perth_map

This is said to have been due to immigration staff carrying out tighter counter-terror checks of travellers from non-Schengen countries such as the UK. Thomas Reynaert, managing director of lobby group Airlines For Europe (A4E), said: "Travellers face long lines and can't get on their flights". Tourists heading to major airports such as Paris, Madrid, Palma, Lisbon, Milan and Brussels are urged to prepare for lengthy waits upon arrival and again at departure. Read More »

IS and Climate Change Identified as Top Global Threats

perth_map

People are much more likely to feel threatened by ISIS and climate change , in particular, but also by the condition of the global economy, cyberattacks, and refugees from countries like Iraq and Syria. Among Americans, ISIS is the greatest concern, followed by cyberattacks, climate and Russia's power and influence. There's one other way United States exceptionalism comes through in this survey: Pew also asked respondents about their concern over Russia, China, and USA influence and ... Read More »

5 key questions on Trump's role in son's Russian Federation statement

Advisers to President Donald Trump are reportedly concerned that he fed his son a misleading statement about a meeting during the campaign with a lawyer connected to the Russian government-a fact that could be used to allege a cover-up-amid an investigation that's looking into the leader of the free world potentially obstructing justice. Read More »

Democrats' 2018 strategy includes supporting candidates that oppose abortion

perth_map

The idea of accepting pro-life, left-leaning candidates into the Democratic Party was painted as an attack on Democratic women and a betrayal of abortion rights. "And we have got to appreciate where people come from, and do our best to fight for the pro-choice agenda". The move comes less than a year after the 2016 election in which the Democratic nominee was unapologetic about her pro-choice stance . Read More »

Donald Trump: Scottish independence would be bad - you'd lose the British Open

perth_map

Donald Trump says Scotland would lose the chance to host The Open if the country becomes independent. It's very interesting. It's like, nope. SNP MP Angus MacNeil suggested that Mr Trump's comments would actually be a boost for the cause, writing on Twitter: "Goodness, Scottish independence must have a whole raft of new global supporters as Donald Trump says "bad". Read More »

Taliban attack North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Afghanistan

perth_map

Several casualties are feared in the attack that destroyed at least two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation vehicles in the outskirts of Kandahar city, said Zia Durrani , spokesman for the Afghan police in the region. An explosion in January at a provincial government compound killed at least 11 people, including Kandahar's deputy governor, and injured 14 more, authorities said. Read More »

Trump close to decision on China trade sanctions

perth_map

Many organisations have complained that the Trump administration hasn't pushed hard enough in areas like intellectual property, as it has focused more on Chinese manufacturing and China's Dollars 347 billion trade surplus with the USA past year, reported The Wall Street Journal. Read More »

'We are not your enemy' United States tells N. Korea

President Donald Trump's administration has said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea, including military ones. Instead, he said, it's to get the regime to develop the "willingness to sit and talk with us and others, but with an understanding that a condition of those talks" is North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons capability. Read More »

Iran's FM Demands End to 'Culture of Impunity' Over Israel

perth_map

Iran's FM Zarif expressed hope that the extraordinary OIC meeting on recent developments in Palestine hosted by Turkey would unite all Muslim countries in countering the Zionist acts of aggression against Palestinians. It urged world powers not to support or encourage Israel's "illegal colonisation and annexation" of East Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in 1967 before later annexing. Read More »

Trump 'dictated' son's statement on Russian lawyer meeting

perth_map

One of Trump's attorneys, Jay Sekulow, said in response to the report: "Apart from being of no effect, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate and not pertinent". Trump worked with aides on the statement on Air Force One while returning to the USA from the Group of 20 Summit in Hamburg on July 8. Citing people familiar with the discussions, the Post said the president's legal team planned to present the meeting as a potential setup by Democrats seeking to entrap Trump Jr. Read More »

Smith: Bangladesh tour will only go ahead if pay dispute is resolved

perth_map

A Cricket Australia spokesman said on Wednesday that negotiations had advanced to the "final details" after days of lengthy talks with the Australian Cricketers' Association . "I know I've had calls from Alistair Nicholson at midnight at the end of a day's work", Smith said. "Talking to the two parties and trying to figure out what each of them want and the best way forward". Read More »

Sessions Speaks In Atlanta To Black Law Enforcement Group

perth_map

During Tuesday's meeting, Tarrant said he told Sessions about the "the potential harm of off-the-cuff comments like those made by the president have in detracting from the legitimacy" of police and "detracting from the trust that local law enforcement and communities have". Read More »

Indians' Austin Jackson makes catch of the year at Fenway Park

perth_map

The move is retroactive to Saturday. Bundy gave up just three hits while striking out five batters to improve to 10-8 with a 4.24 ERA this season. The Indians center fielder leapt high to rob Boston's Hanley Ramirez of a home run , then tumbled over the fence into the bullpen on what many are hailing as the best catch of the year. Read More »

Second Video Of Cops Apparently Faking Body Cam Footage Uncovered In Baltimore

perth_map

Just a few weeks ago, the Baltimore Office of the Public Defender released a body cam that showed an officer, identified as Officer Richard Pinheiro, planting a bag of pills in an alleyway behind a suspect's house . Pinheiro, apparently unaware that the department's body cameras save footage from 30 seconds before officers hit record, set his body camera to begin recording video a few seconds later, after he planted the baggie but before he "discovered" it. Read More »

USA responds to North Korea missile test with show of force

perth_map

The Air Force said the missions show solidarity with its allies South Korea and Japan, where the US has a combined force of about 80,000 servicemembers. "As much as I would like North Korea to freeze and end its nuclear program, no combination of threats, engagement, negotiations, and sanctions, has produced that outcome", he wrote. Read More »

Wisconsin-based fighter jets, 200 airmen heading to South Korea

Michael Hough, 30th Space Wingcommander and the launch decision authority for the mission. The Minuteman III ICBM launch is created to " validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system ". The test will come days after North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test, demonstrating the capability to conduct a 45-minute flight and one that defense experts say puts the continental United States in range of a strike from the increasingly unstable regime. Read More »

IT raids DK Shivakumar

Questioning the timing of the raids against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar, who was hosting the MLAs, Gohil said the I-T should have raided the resort only if he refused to step out. Sources say officials from Delhi IT circle are also a part of this excercise. The party's high command directed Shivakumar and Suresh to look after the needs of the Gujarat legislators, who are likely to stay at the resort till August 7 before flying back to Ahmedabad for the crucial voting on August 8. Read More »

Saudi Arabia to turn Red Sea coast into luxury resorts

perth_map

The project is being undertaken by the sovereign wealth fund the Crown Prince chairs, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), and is part of a new "qualitative" focus on tourism and hospitality as part of the Vision 2030 reforms. The Red Sea project is expected to include diving attractions, a nature reserve and luxury hotels. The Public Investment Fund, headed by Prince Mohammed, will inject initial investments from the $US 183 billion into the project and start partnerships with worldwide ... Read More »

India blocks Fosun's Gland Pharma acquisition

perth_map

The report cited sources as saying that Gland Pharma is a leader in injectibles, which is a weak area for the Chinese pharma. "The acquisition obtained prior approval from relevant (Chinese) authorities, and is pending review and approval from the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs of India", said a Fosun spokeswoman Tuesday. Read More »

Tillerson Says He Disagrees With Trump on Iran Deal

perth_map

Speaking to reporters at the State Department on Tuesday, he American top diplomat accused Tehran of violating spirit of the nuclear deal, which also involves the UK, Russia, Germany, China, and France, according to PressTV. The top U.S. diplomat, who has a more positive view of the 2015 accord, said he saw "a lot of alternative means with which we use the agreement to advance our policies and the relationship with Iran, and that's what the conversation generally is around with the president ... Read More »