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Trump to visit to the United Kingdom on a Friday the 13th

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Donald Trump is not anxious about mass protests ruining his working visit to the U.K.in July, U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. Woody Johnson said Friday . He also reportedly won't be honored with an "official banquet" at Buckingham Palace. May invited Trump for a state visit when she became the first world leader to meet the president in the White House in January a year ago. Read More »

In the US Senate offered to give Trump a Nobel peace prize

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Earlier in 2018, a Trump nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize was declared to be fake by the Norwegian Nobel Institute. North Korea increased its nuclear provocations last year - as Trump threatened "fire and fury" in retaliation - but has appeared to step back this year. Read More »

Pompeo says no Trump decision yet on Iran nuclear deal

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These are: Iran's nuclear activities after 2025 when the sunset clauses kick in; Iran's ballistic missile activities; and a political means to limit Iran's activities in Yemen , Syria , Iraq, and Lebanon. Macron has pushed Trump privately and publicly to keep the Iran deal . Saudi Arabia's foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, in a quick reaction to Trump's statement during press briefing along with Macron, said Qatar must pay for the USA military presence in Syria if it wants to sustain ... Read More »

Ten people killed in Toronto van attack

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Although police say Monday's rampage does not appear linked to global terrorism, the use of a vehicle to kill mirrored tactics used by terrorists in France, Germany, Spain, New York City and elsewhere. Wendy Cukier, a professor in the business school at Toronto's Ryerson University and president of Canada's Coalition for Gun Control, said Canada may avoid some types of violence because its social programs are stronger than those in many USA states and there is less income inequality. Read More »

Michael Cohen To Plead The 5th On Stormy Daniels

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Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen . During a telephone interview with " Fox & Friends" on Thursday, the president appeared to acknowledge for the first time that Cohen represented him in relation to the $130,000 payment Cohen made to Daniels just 11 days before the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Democrats claim Diamond & Silk lied over Trump payments in congressional hearing

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When presented with an official FEC document showing that they had received $1,275, the women said the payment had been a refund for airline tickets they had bought as part of a pro-Trump tour in 2016. "And if I have to be hard and be firm with you, I will". Facebook denies it, but the two women report the social media giant launched a campaign of "bias censorship and discrimination" against their D&S brand page . Read More »

Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller

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The vote sends a clear and bipartisan signal to the White House that at least some in Congress are prepared to act if Trump fires Mueller, who is leading an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible links between the Russian government and Trump's campaign. Read More »

Tattered textbooks and cockroach infested buildings: Inside the Arizona teachers' strike

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It grew from red shirts and protests to costly demands: a 20 percent raise for teachers, about $1 billion to return school funding to pre-Great Recession levels and increased pay for support staff, among other things. "One huge impact I've noticed is our reading books are destroyed, some ripped in half", she said. With temperatures expected to reach at least 100 degrees, many carried water jugs and umbrellas to combat the heat. Read More »

Anzac Day National Dawn Service

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Definitive Events, the Australian company organising the Dawn Service, has taken the group to a hotel in Canakkale about 45 minutes from the site, where warm clothes and blankets are being provided. "You don't often hear [women's] stories because it's often the very stereotyped narrative of the male soldier in the slouch hat and the horse that we hear about", she said. Read More »

Wife Ambushes, Kills Husband's Lover Before Turning the Gun on Herself

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Radnor Township Police said Jennair Gerardot , 48, meticulously planned the grisly slaying Monday night that left 33-year-old Meredith Chapman dead, according to he Philadelphia Inquirer . 'Her death was sudden and tragic, but will not define who she was to the thousands of people who loved her'. She broke into the house. Of note, Chapman, a Republican made a previous unsuccessful bid for a state Senate seat in DE in 2016. Read More »

Hawaii News Now: Bob Dorough of 'Schoolhouse Rock' is dead at 94

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This led to a record deal, with his first album, Devil May Care , coming out in 1956. Dorough, a jazz pianist and vocalist, wrote his first " Schoolhouse Rock " tune after a NY advertising executive approached him in 1971. That concept became the song " Three Is a Magic Number " and the project would become the Grammy-nominated Multiplication Rock . Other famous works Dorough contributed to many a childhood were " Conjunction Junction ", " Electricity, Electricity " and " Lolly, Lolly, ... Read More »

Mnuchin to Travel to China for Trade Talks Next Week

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The heated trade rhetoric between the USA and China comes at a delicate moment, as Washington and Beijing are seeking to address North Korea's nuclear programme. "I want to stress that China-U.S. economic ties are mutually beneficial in nature and have always been delivering tangible benefits to the business communities and consumers of the two countries", Lu said. Read More »

Armenia: calls for new rally after talks on replacing prime minister halted

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Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan stepped down on Monday amid large-scale protests against corruption and his rule, a move that could potentially alter the former Soviet republic's reliance on Russian Federation. "The movement of the street is against my office". The opposition is demanding new elections and structural reforms to ensure lasting change. The new constitution states that the president serves for seven years and can not be elected to consecutive terms. Read More »

Israel arrests 2 Palestinians on Gaza border

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Hamas , the terrorist organization that exercises complete political and military control over the Gaza Strip blamed Israel for killing Fadi al-Batsh, who was described by the terrorist group's leader, Ismail Haniyeh, as a member of Hamas with "an honorable reputation in science". Read More »

Allison Mack to be released on $5M bond in sex cult case

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But authorities allege it is a pyramid-scheme cult that recruits young women to be sex slaves. Judge Viktor Pohorelsky of U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, said Mack would be allowed to travel only for court appearances, attorney meetings and other approved reasons. Read More »

Dead Man's Finger Used By Florida Police To Unlock Smartphone

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Detectives in Largo, Florida attempted to use the fingerprints of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting in March to unlock his phone, according to the Tampa Bay Times . Charles Rose , a professor at Stetson University College of Law, told the Tampa Bay Times that deceased individuals aren't able to assert their Fourth Amendment protections because the deceased can't legally own property. Read More »

Rejection of impeachment motion destroyed legitimate process of law: Sibal

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I thought, I should, therefore, expedite my decision and end needless speculation", said Naidu. Naidu rejected the notice following consultations with constitutional and legal experts, reported PTI . The court can not ask the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to accept the petition. Goel said the Congress was in a haste after the Supreme Court's judgment in the Justice Loya case, which was not as per its "wishes". Read More »

Congress doesn't believe in any constitutional institution: BJP

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Blaming the Congress for the poor state of Dalits in the country, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Monday said it was their votes that attracted politicians to them. Earlier in the day, the Congress announced the campaign on Twitter and wrote, "A movement has begun to stand in solidarity with the Dalits & other oppressed communities and to protect the values enshrined in our Constitution". Read More »

Special memorial held for Barbara Bush

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More than the anything the photo seems to serve as a reminder that despite one's political differences with another, it is impossible to come together for the greater good. "After over a year in office, Melania has not smiled once in the presence of Donald Trump ", tweeted another user Ed Krassenstein. "My sincerest thoughts and prayers continue to be with George H.W., and the entire Bush family". Read More »

European Union welcomes NK's decision to stop nuclear, missile tests

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The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the country is making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. "We can't be satisfied", Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Washington, saying North Korea did not mention "abandonment of short-range and medium-range ballistic missiles". Read More »

Record Store Day hits B's Music in Mt. Pleasant

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Out spilled Grateful Dead boxed sets, Jimi Hendrix 45s and AC/DC cassettes - and dozens more albums and 45s - all to be affixed with price tags Tuesday and Wednesday and, on Friday night, placed in bins. "They mean more to me than anything", he said. "That's going to help a lot". Do you ever find that non-RSD releases you order for the shop are delayed by the event? The Stones are re-issuing their 1967 LP Their Satanic Majesties Request on splatter vinyl exclusive to independent ... Read More »

May hits back at claims she was callous to Windrush generation

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Speaking about the database destruction, Sir Bob Kerslake , the former head of the civil service, said some government ministers described May's tenure at the Home Office as being "almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany". May has been under intense pressure over reports thousands who answered the post-World War II call to come to the United Kingdom to work in essential services are wrongly being denied access to state healthcare, losing their jobs and even being threatened with deportation. Read More »

Democrat Meltdown In Midterm Polling

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Thirty-five percent of registered voters in this poll say it's important to them to support a candidate who shares their view on Pelosi, including 43 percent of those who see her favorably and 38 percent of those who see her unfavorably. A new tax bill, according to National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, would likely focus on lowering the corporate tax rate if worldwide competitors did so; encouraging Americans to save more money, earlier in life; boosting paychecks; and ensuring ... Read More »

Andrew McCabe's case referred to federal prosecutors

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You're reporting that prosecutors are considering whether he could face criminal charges over statements to investigators. McCabe has claimed that the IG investigation and other legal actions taken against him are aimed at discrediting him as a potential witness in the Russian Federation investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Read More »

China's ZTE delays earnings amid confusion over US ban

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In a separate case , American authorities this week barred state-owned ZTE Corp ., one of China's biggest technology companies, from exporting US components. ZTE on Friday published a riposte in which it argues it has tried really, really hard to improve its export compliance capability - even to the extent of implementing SAP - and co-operated with U.S. Read More »

Alfie Evans set to die in hospital after final ruling

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Mr Evans and Ms James' lawyers, the Christian Legal Centre, said they will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights, despite the court ruling. The father of a terminally ill British toddler met Wednesday with Pope Francis and begged him to make another bid for his son's life, after an appeals court ruled that the child can not be taken to Italy for further medical treatment. Read More »

Will Cohen Flip on Trump?

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A NY judge has set May 24 for the next court appearance by President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , as he fights to limit what criminal prosecutors can see from raids on his home and office. Asked about Cohen's $130,000 payment to Daniels earlier this month, Trump said he did not know about the transaction. One of them said he told Trump, "When anybody is faced with spending a long time in jail, they start to re-evaluate their priorities, and cooperation can't be ruled out". Read More »

How is the Chief Justice of India impeached?

Mr Jaitley said that " impeachment was a process by which you remove the holder of office in order to protect the dignity of an office and by the power vested in both Houses of Parliament , each member has to act as a judge individually to decide "proven misconduct" and not along party lines or dictated by Whip". Read More »

Prince Charles to Be Next Commonwealth Head After Queen Elizabeth II

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The decision was made by leaders during a retreat at Windsor Castle on Friday afternoon. On Thursday , the Queen said it was her "sincere wish" that her son would one day lead the Commonwealth . "By continuing to treasure and reinvigorate our associations and activities, I believe we will secure a safer, more prosperous and sustainable world for those who follow us". Read More »