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Myanmar's Military Leaders Should Be Tried For Genocide, U.N. Investigators Say

Myanmar's Military Leaders Should Be Tried For Genocide, U.N. Investigators Say The Mission, established by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2017, said it found patterns of gross human rights violations and abuses committed in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States that "undoubtedly amount to the gravest crimes under global law, principally by... [Full Article...]

Molly Tibbetts Autopsy: Death by "Sharp Force Injuries"

Molly Tibbetts Autopsy: Death by Within hours, Trump noted the arrest at a rally in West Virginia. The illegal alien raped a very young child. "Should have never happened". "Set something up so everybody understands what the rules are because we have to maintain ourselves as a nation of laws". [Full Article...]

John McCain remembered as 'friend of Canada,' advocate for expanded NAFTA

John McCain remembered as 'friend of Canada,' advocate for expanded NAFTA I lived and died a proud American", McCain wrote. Just hours before the death of US Senator John McCain , a onetime political rival suggested that his decision to end cancer treatment could have been a political move created to hurt her campaign. [Full Article...]

Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea, criticizes denuclearization progress

Trump says Pompeo won't go to North Korea, criticizes denuclearization progress Trump tweeted that he does not believe China is helping with the effort to reign in North Korea because of Washington's escalating trade war with Beijing. White House officials did not immediately comment on what prompted Trump to call off Pompeo's trip. Pompeo and other officials have said sanctions will remain on North Korea until denuclearization has been completed and verified but have sug... [Full Article...]

Turnbull Challenge: Liberals preparing for three-way battle

Turnbull Challenge: Liberals preparing for three-way battle Australian media have reported that Treasurer Scott Morrison and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop would contest a leadership vote, with Morrison the stronger contender. It came just days after Turnbull defeated Dutton 48-35 in a ballot on Tuesday. Turnbull said that assuming the spill was carried, the new prime minister would "have to obviously satisfy the Governor-General that they can comman... [Full Article...]

Australia's foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp

Australia's foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp Ms Bishop contested Friday's leadership vote but was eliminated in the first round, with Mr Morrison then emerging as a surprise compromise victor over Peter Dutton, Mr Turnbull's conservative challenger who brought the leadership crisis to a head earlier in the week. [Full Article...]

Leah Barkoukis - Hunter Denies Abusing Campaign Funds

Leah Barkoukis - Hunter Denies Abusing Campaign Funds During the brief hearing in federal court in San Diego, bond was set at $15,000 for Hunter, R-Alpine, and at $10,000 for his wife. Bail was set at $15,000 USA for the congressman and at $10,000 for his wife. "Because I'm gone five days a week, I'm home for two", he said. In a televised interview Wednesday, Hunter, 41, said he's not anxious about the indictment and is eager to go to trial. [Full Article...]

South Africa's Julius Malema: Trump's Right, We're Coming for White Farmers

South Africa's Julius Malema: Trump's Right, We're Coming for White Farmers A visibly angry Glaude was having none of it. Kriel added that Trump could suspend South Africa from the African Growth and Opportunity Act trade programme if property rights were not respected. Nelson Mandela's grandson slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpAustralian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull ousted by party rivals CNN's Cuomo clashes with Kellyanne Conway over Cohen hush-money pay... [Full Article...]

Iowa college student died of 'sharp force injuries,' autopsy finds

Iowa college student died of 'sharp force injuries,' autopsy finds Under Iowa law , the vast majority of information from an autopsy is confidential, and treated as a medical record. Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. [Full Article...]

Bolton: US Wants Stronger Iran Sanctions Than Pre-Nuclear Deal

Bolton: US Wants Stronger Iran Sanctions Than Pre-Nuclear Deal Mr Trump has warned that Washington would target Iran's oil sales and banking sector by issuing another round of sanctions in November. The latest move by Iran authorities is to not stamp passports presented by foreign visitors to Iran in order to ease entry rules and also to counter USA bilateral sanctions against the Persian country. [Full Article...]

Kerala floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance

Kerala floods: Pakistan PM Imran Khan offers assistance The row comes ahead of a planned visit by Pompeo to Islamabad in the first week of September to meet with Khan, who was sworn in as prime minister last week. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has vowed to improve ties with the US Administration and said Pakistan needs to understand the dynamics of Afghanistan . [Full Article...]

The us Senate is attacked by Russian hackers

The us Senate is attacked by Russian hackers It said claims by Microsoft are clearly meant to "demonstrate its loyalty" amid "the witch hunt that has engulfed Washington ". In July, Russia meddling investigator Robert Mueller indicted 12 GRU agents over their hacking actions in the 2016 election . [Full Article...]

Pakistan disputes USA account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

Pakistan disputes USA account of Pompeo-Khan phone call Pakistan's Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal denied in a tweet that the issue of terrorism had been discussed at all. Foreign Minister thanked Ambassador Hale for his services in Pakistan and congratulated him on in his next assignment as Undersecretary for Political Affairs at the Department of State. [Full Article...]

Calgary once again under air quality advisory for wildfire smoke

Calgary once again under air quality advisory for wildfire smoke The yellow haze in the air on Friday was smoke from the Ranch Fire and other Northern California and OR fires, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District said. The National Weather Service warned that because wildfires are still burning in Eastern Washington and Canada, the Puget Sound area will continue to see smoke from time to time. [Full Article...]

Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction The judge has declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 counts, after the jury failed to reach unanimity on those. Last Tuesday, Manfort declined to testify on his own behalf and his lawyers told a federal judge that they would offer no witnesses for the defense. [Full Article...]

British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail

British aid worker temporarily released from Iran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe hugs her daughter Gabriella, in Iran. Although the initial release is for three days her lawyer is hopeful that this can be extended, her husband said . "But being in prison at all is gross injustice", he said on Thursday. "This was a very happy surprise after a number of false dawns recently, which had been increasingly unsettling", her husband said. [Full Article...]

Chris Watts appears in court after admitting to killing wife in Colorado

Chris Watts appears in court after admitting to killing wife in Colorado Chris Watts , 33, was arrested last week on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a human body, police said. The Weld County district attorney has the option of seeking the death penalty in the case and has until 63 days after an arraignment occurs to serve notice. [Full Article...]

Former Nazi camp guard deported from U.S. at the age of 95

Former Nazi camp guard deported from U.S. at the age of 95 Germany's Foreign Minister says that the country has a "moral obligation" to seek justice for victims of the Holocaust, after 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij was deported to Germany. "Today's news of Palij's deportation is a win for justice and an affirmation of the United States' opposition to hate". The 99-year-old who now lives in Minneapolis was the subject of a ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump on Michael Cohen: What a Difference 4 Months Makes

Donald Trump on Michael Cohen: What a Difference 4 Months Makes Trump himself has given them the mental road map: The investigation that ensnared Mr. Manafort is part of the larger "witch hunt" aimed at the president, and besides, Manafort's fraudulent activity took place long before he joined the Trump campaign, the president says . [Full Article...]

Vancouver weather: Smokey haze to blanket Metro Vancouver today, tomorrow

The agency forecasts its air-quality index, which measures levels of the most harmful particulate matter in the air, to reach 151 in the Seattle area on Monday, well into the unhealthy category by federal standards. Another notable fire, the 633-hectare Gottfriedsen Mountain fire, was brought under control on Sunday. As dozens of wildfires continue to grow in western and central Canada, some... [Full Article...]


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