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  • ME gov to Canadians: Trump 'truly believes' in free trade

    ME gov to Canadians: Trump 'truly believes' in free trade

    As Mexico City prepares to host the second round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, currency traders seem to possess a surprising degree of calm . Mexico released an official statement in response, saying "Mexico will not negotiate NAFTA, nor any other aspect of the bilateral relationship, through social media or any other news platform".

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  • The Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca begins

    The Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca begins

    In the evening, the pilgrims will travel to Muzdalifa where they will stay the night before taking part in a symbolic stoning of the devil the next morning. Tehran reported the largest number of victims in the 2015 stampede, with 464 Iranians among the dead. The total number of Haj pilgrims, from Saudi Arabia and overseas, has exceeded two million this year, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor of Makkah and chairman of the Haj Central Committee, said.

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  • Cleveland Browns cut former Florida CB Joe Haden

    Cleveland Browns cut former Florida CB Joe Haden

    Ndamukong Suh and Mike Pouncey took to Instagram to recruit Haden, who was released by the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. Initial reports that came out this morning indicated the Steelers were the favorites to land Haden, and that has obviously proven to be the case.

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  • Buckingham Palace 'sword man' charged with planning terror act

    Buckingham Palace 'sword man' charged with planning terror act

    Chowdhury, from Luton, north of London, was arrested outside the palace gates on Friday. According to reports , he "repeatedly" shouted "Allahu Akbar" (Arabic for "my god is greatest") during the attack. No members of the royal family were inside Buckingham Palace at the time of the incident. A second man was detained on Sunday for questioning, but police said he faced no further action.

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  • EU's Verhofstadt talks state of Brexit discussions with European Parliament

    EU's Verhofstadt talks state of Brexit discussions with European Parliament

    With the European Union top brass refusing to budge until Britain agrees to the so-called "divorce bill", the Prime Minister is said to be looking to deal directly with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron instead. Speaking in Japan at the start of a mission aimed at forging post-Brexit trade links, Mrs May defended the work done by the UK. At the end of October, the 27 remaining European Union leaders will meet and consider whether enough progress has been made on separation, rights and ...

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  • Transgenders can remain in USA military until study completed: Mattis

    It's true the Trump's order signed last week includes time for "further study" on implementing the ban, but the study is unlikely to change anything because of the order's wording. The memorandum explained that up until last July, the USA military's policy was to not allow transgender individuals to openly serve. President Trump announced in July via Twitter his intent to roll back a lift by his predecessor's, Barack Obama's administration on transgender people serving in any ...

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  • Family of 6 believed drowned in Harvey floodwaters, report says

    Family of 6 believed drowned in Harvey floodwaters, report says

    Virginia Saldivar said her brother-in-law could only watch as the van disappeared under water. 84, and his wife Belia , 81; and siblings Devy Saldivar , 16; Dominic Saldivar , 15; Xavier Saldivar , 8; and Daisy Saldivar , 6. As soon as it is safe to return to Houston, Saldivar said from a relative's home in Humble, Texas, she and her family will go looking for the bodies themselves.

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  • DISMISSED: Court Says Sarah Palin's Libel Lawsuit Against New York Times 'Fails'

    DISMISSED: Court Says Sarah Palin's Libel Lawsuit Against New York Times 'Fails'

    Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said Tuesday there were a few factual inaccuracies somewhat pertaining to Palin that were rapidly corrected. Coming off the horrific shooting of GOP Rep. In a statement, the Times said it was delighted with the ruling and regretted the errors. Read the judge's opinion here . But we were pleased to see that the court acknowledged the importance of the prompt correction we made once we learned of the mistakes'.

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  • European Union warns Brexit talks must start 'negotiating seriously'

    European Union warns Brexit talks must start 'negotiating seriously'

    Essential to make progress on #citizensrights , settling accounts and #Ireland . While Britain is determined that any talks of an exit strategy must move in parallel with negotiating a future trade deal with the remaining 27 members of the bloc, the European Union has been adamant that the so-called "divorce" and the costs involved with it must be thrashed out before any future deal can be considered.

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  • India and China reach an agreement to stand back at the borders

    India and China reach an agreement to stand back at the borders

    A day after both India and China pulled back their troops, ending a almost 70-day-long dispute on the remote Doklam Plateau, China's army has warned India to "draw lessons from the stand-off". "We were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests", the Indian foreign ministry statement said. Bhutan opposed and sought India's help.

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  • Court blocks Guatemala leader's order

    Court blocks Guatemala leader's order

    And Morales said he had also replaced Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales for refusing to carry out his order. The UN body was instrumental in removing Guatemala's former president, Otto Perez Molina, from office in 2015 after identifying him as a key player in an alleged multimillion-dollar corruption racket .

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  • Mexico, Canadian mayor not having it — Trump NAFTA tweet

    Mexico, Canadian mayor not having it — Trump NAFTA tweet

    Mexico released its statement after Trump sent the following tweets , as Harvey was bringing catastrophic flooding to Houston on Sunday. Over the weekend, U.S. The House recently approved $1.6 billion toward wall funding, but the measure has stalled in the Senate. He wouldn't speculate on whether the president would veto a measure without it.

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  • Remains of All USS McCain Sailors Found: Navy

    Remains of All USS McCain Sailors Found: Navy

    The news comes about a day after the Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet in the wake of several warship accidents that have raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. "We're looking at every possibility ", US Naval Operations Chief Admiral John Richardson said when asked about the possibility of a cyber attack. Monday's early-morning crash is the latest "in a series of incidents in the Pacific theater", Adm.

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  • Crews, Hoehn to be charged in Greywind death

    Crews, Hoehn to be charged in Greywind death

    She was eight months pregnant when she went missing. He opened the door to the horrific idea the region was whispering about since police revealed they'd found a two-day-old infant believed to be Savanna's in a north Fargo apartment shared by Brooke Lynn Crews and William Henry Hoehn .

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  • Hurricane Harvey impacts Kansans at home and in Texas

    Hurricane Harvey impacts Kansans at home and in Texas

    In addition, 7 members of the Red Cross Disaster Assistance Response Team left NY for Texas on Sunday to support the Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey. Mayor Charles Wax said the Texas Coastal City of Rockport has suffered "widespread devastation". Red Cross volunteers are headed from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to those states all weekend, along with emergency response vehicles.

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  • Ram Rahim guilty of rape, sentencing on Monday

    Ram Rahim guilty of rape, sentencing on Monday

    Adding to the controversy is the fact that the guru is both popular and "politically connected", Julie says , "which critics say allowed him to operate with impunity". With claims of having over 60 million supporters worldwide, this verdict will send shockwaves through his group. His penchant for bright outfits and jewellery has earned him the name the " guru of bling".

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  • Donald Trump: Sebastian Gorka latest adviser to leave White House

    Donald Trump: Sebastian Gorka latest adviser to leave White House

    Gorka had worked under former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon , and his departure or termination was widely expected following Bannon's ouster. This was an usual remark for a White House staffer, working on the same administration with the Secretary of State. Gorka's hardline views on immigration and terrorism were a source of discord inside the Trump administration and beyond.

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