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Vatican recalls Washington diplomat amid child pornography investigation

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The priest in question, the statement says, has been recalled to Vatican City, in accordance with common diplomatic practice. A statement from the Vatican press office said the U.S. The Vatican said an investigation had been opened and the church was seeking "international collaboration to obtain elements relative to the case", and it would be handled confidentially on a preliminary basis. Read More »

Trump High-Fives Youngster Who Volunteered to Mow White House Lawn

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Last month, Sanders. read a letter from the boy in which he wrote that he admires the president's business background and has started his own neighborhood lawn care business. In August, Frank wrote a letter to the President asking if he could be allowed to put his landscaping skills to good use for the White House. Frank said he wants to be a Navy SEAL, to which Trump explained, "He'll make it". Read More »

ESPN could justify firing Hill for Trump tweets — White House

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She has written five other books. Although Donald Trump did not directly reference Hillary Clinton's book What Happened in his latest series of tweets , his rant suggests that it may be a response to it. At the top of the list is former FBI Director James Comey , whose "unprecedented actions" of telling lawmakers that he was reopening an investigation into Hillary's private email server just days before Election Day seriously affected her campaign momentum. Read More »

GOP Speaker Says Trump Didn't Cut Deal With Dems

The congressman then retweeted an August 31, 2016, CNN video from Trump that shows the president, in the run-up to his election, saying he wouldn't support amnesty for undocumented immigrants. The president gave Congress six months to resolve the issue. A deal that includes provisions to enhance border protections and enforce existing immigration laws "will get a majority of our members, because our members support President Trump", Ryan said . Read More »

Actor Kamal Haasan to launch his own political party

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Last month, he said everyone has to face corruption in Tamil Nadu; when a minister threatened to sue him for what he called "misleading comments", the actor had asked his fans to flood the state's ministers with emails, exposing their experiences of corruption, and dared the government to arrest everyone. Read More »

Tropical storm Jose's latest track now puts NJ in forecast cone

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Jose is projected to finish a clockwise loop in the Atlantic Ocean before heading north towards the U.S. coast, potentially grazing Washington DC on Monday at 8.00pm EDT. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect for this storm. As of Friday morning, Jose was spinning east of the Bahamas. Last week, Jose did top out at a category 4 storm but is much weaker now. Read More »

Trump again compares both sides of Charlottesville protests

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In the days that followed, members of several White House advisory boards resigned in disgust; organizations started cancelling events at Mar-a-Lago; and even some congressional Republicans and members Team Trump were publicly critical of the president's freaky remarks. Read More »

Tillerson in London to urge pressure on North Korea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was holding talks in London Thursday on worldwide efforts to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, and on the chaos in Libya . 'They agreed on the importance of the worldwide community continuing to work together to put pressure on the regime'. The UN Security Council unanimously imposed on Monday an eighth set of sanctions on North Korea after its latest nuclear test, banning it from trading in textiles and restricting oil ... Read More »

Donald Trump says 'fairly close' to deal with Democrats on 'dreamers'

Watch the C-SPAN video here. If President Trump wishes to put the tax reform plan into play, he will need to set aside his differences with the Democrats . Trump and Democrats recognize the seriousness of this issue. A spokeswoman says President Donald Trump "does not support amnesty", but may be open to a pathway to citizenship for some people living in the country illegally. Read More »

Hannah Jeter and the Virgin Islands Need Your Help

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At least 37 people were killed and thousands left homeless when the hurricane struck several islands in the area during September . UNICEF, the United Nations' children's relief fund, called on the worldwide community to provide help to those affected by the storm in the Caribbean. Read More »

British aid presence 'ratcheting up' in hurricane-hit Caribbean - Johnson

But under global rules they do not qualify for official aid because their national incomes are too high. "This was our primary focus and continues to be our priority". That's nonsense. We have done what is necessary as a government to meet the need". The former attorney general of Anguilla, Rupert Jones, told the Guardian the £32m hurricane relief fund was a " drop in the Caribbean Sea ". Read More »

Ruddy: That Was the Real Donald Trump at Schumer-Pelosi Dinner

Late Wednesday, according to news reports, Democratic leaders in Congress announced that they had brokered a deal with the president to pass legislation that would in some way enshrine the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , which President Barack Obama began through executive order in 2012. Read More »

THAAD Fully Deployed in Early-Morning Operation

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With the global community moving to toughen sanctions on North Korea , Lee Hee-beom, who leads the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), said he still believes North Korea will send its athletes to South Korea's first Winter Games next year. Read More »

Mayawati wants Centre to take sympathetic view of Rohingyas

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Rohingyas are denied citizenship in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and regarded as illegal immigrants, despite claiming roots that date back centuries. The final reply is likely to be filed next week. But they have to distance themselves from terror outfits. Since the Rohingya are considered to be illegal Bengali immigrants and were denied recognition as a religion by the government of Myanmar, the dominant group, the Rakhine, rejects the label "Rohingya" and have started to persecute the ... Read More »

Biafra: Atiku finally speaks on IPOB, army clash in Abia

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We have it on good authority that the same group of hoodlums attempted to burn down the police station at Ariaria market early today and security agents are now on the hunt for them and those outside the state who are sponsoring their evil actions. Read More »

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

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Everything went well, according to Colombini. When we found the way, everything was pretty easy", adding, "It is absolutely fantastic. "And the technicians were fantastic just to make everything flawless, especially in the length and in the speed of the gesture, which is very important", he said. Read More »

Trump injects Florida tour with dose of politics

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In fact, the most powerful storm on record to ever hit Florida was in 1935. Mr Trump's visit comes just a day after six nursing home residents in Hollywood, Florida died after the air conditioning system was switched off. "If you go back into the 1930s and the 1940s, and you take a look, we've had storms over the years that have been bigger than this", Trump replied. Read More »

Iran Says US 'Seeking Excuses' To Tear Up Nuclear Deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump has previously expressed doubts about the nuclear deal, and in April his administration said it would review whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interest. In a Twitter message, Zarif said the deal is not renegotiable, adding that it was "about time for [the] U.S.to stop spinning and begin complying, just like Iran". Read More »

ICICI Lombard IPO opens today: All you need to know

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The offering will result in a 19% stake dilution. The ICICI Lombard IPO , which opens on Friday, will see a fresh issue of shares at a price band of Rs651-661 apiece. Firstly, ICICI Lombard has a first-mover advantage among private players in the non- life insurance sector to begin listing process. For the first quarter of current fiscal, the company reported a net profit of Rs 214.3 crore, an annual growth of 66 per cent. Read More »

Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote

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But hours later at a pro-referendum rally in Zakho, Barzani told those gathered that they would vote on September 25 as planned, according to local media. Kareem is a vocal supporter of the referendum and campaigned for the vote to be held in Kirkuk. According to Reuters, Kurds have long claimed Kirkuk and its huge oil reserves. Read More »

What to expect from Hurricane Irma

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Southbound US Route 1 - the only road connecting the Keys - is closed, Florida Keys spokesman Andy Newman said. Leaving a trail of devastation in Florida, Irma trudged north on Monday, flooding downtown Charleston, South Carolina, uprooting trees in Atlanta and cutting off coastal communities. Read More »

Suzuki to setup lithium-ion battery factory in Gujarat

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It will increase investments in the state to over $2.1 billion (Rs 13,400 crore) as it moves to boost annual manufacturing capacity in Gujarat to 7.5 lakh units within the next couple of years. The first line of the plant already got commissioned earlier this year which is now making the popular hatchback Baleno, while work is on at the second line. Read More »

Myanmar's Suu Kyi urges national reconciliation amid Rohingya crisis

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The Rohingya, described by the United Nations as among the world's most persecuted peoples, have faced heightened fears of attack since dozens were killed in communal violence in 2012. "The Indian government should follow the country's tradition and adopt a humane view towards Rohingyas", the former UP Chief Minister said. Iran is ready to set up relief tents in Bangladesh and shelter the Myanmarese Muslims for three months, Mostafa Mohammadiyoon said on Wednesday. Read More »

Trump to Visit Florida as State Slowly Recovers From Hurricane Irma

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His visit comes a day after Florida police launched a criminal investigation into a nursing home where eight patients died after the centre lost power and its air conditioning during a heat wave. 14. Earlier, the center of Hurricane Irma made a landfall in the Marco Island, near Naples, in southwest Florida as a Category 3 hurricane. Mr Trump was briefed in Fort Myers with his wife Melania and Vice-President Mike Pence, before they headed to Naples on the state's west coast. Read More »

Viral photo of Florida "hot cops" leads to calendar fundraiser for Irma

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One of Florida's "hot cops" is facing backlash for allegedly making anti-Semitic Facebook posts. The posts appeared to have been written before Officer Hamill, who is married, joined the police force. Some users even went so far to ask if the officers would arrest them. The police department in Gainesville, Florida , is getting widespread attention during their Hurricane Irma recovery efforts - some of it for a surprising reason. Read More »

D'Tigers Thrash Cameroon 106-91 To Qualify For Semi-Final

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Coach Alex Nwora's boys took the first quarter 25-18 before extending their lead at half time with a 27-25 win in the second quarter. In an attempt to turn the table against Nigeria, the Cameroonians claimed the third quarter by 23-27 points, but surrendered the lead in the fourth quarter with 31-21 points. Read More »

Carbon Dating Reveals the History of Zero Is Older Than Previously Thought

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In this close-up image, you can see the use of a dot as a placeholder in the bottom line. The most authoritative academic study on the manuscript, conducted by Japanese scholar Dr Hayashi Takao, asserted that it probably dated from between the 8th and the 12th century, based on factors such as the style of writing and the literary and mathematical content. Read More »

French soldier attacked at Paris metro station by knife-wielding 'Isis supporter'

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The operation has been widely criticized, some consider it ineffective, or even a target of Islamist attacks , but reassuring for the population according to others. On August 9 six soldiers on patrol in the ongoing anti-terror operation dubbed Operation Sentinelle in the Paris suburb of Levallois were injured, two seriously, when a vehicle deliberately rammed into them. Read More »

President Trump praises rapid response to Irma in Florida

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The president also used the opportunity to encourage Scott to run for the Senate. President Trump expressed his thanks to the first responders and state officials who have grappled with Hurricane Irma after arriving in Florida on Thursday to tour storm damage in the state. Read More »

Blast hits underground train in west London

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A picture on social media showed a white bucket inside a supermarket bag, but does not appear to show extensive damage in the carriage. People were running from the train and a woman close to her had ash in her hair. "Our initial priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries". The station has been closed while the service between Earls Court and Wimbledon has been suspended. Read More »