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Trump administration to threaten ICC judges with sanctions, prosecution

Bolton is also expected to announced in his speech Monday that the State Department is shutting down a Palestinian Liberation Organization office in Washington in response to Palestinian efforts to have the court prosecute Israeli actions. The United States will consider prohibiting judges and prosecutors from with the court in The Hague from entering the United States, imposing sanctions on any... [Full Article...]

United States biz make last-ditch push to avoid planned tariffs on Chinese goods

United States biz make last-ditch push to avoid planned tariffs on Chinese goods He warned on Friday he was ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the United States, threatening duties on another $267 billion of goods on top of $200 billion in imports primed for levies in coming days. In a Saturday morning tweet, Mr. Trump said that if Apple wants to avoid tariffs on its products, it should make those devices in the US rather than China. [Full Article...]

NAFTA talks to resume after late-night Canada-U.S. chat

NAFTA talks to resume after late-night Canada-U.S. chat Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland reiterated that talks to save the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States had been "positive and constructive", repeating a phrase she used on Wednesday. The U.S., however, is in a part stronger position to stick to its economic nationalist approach in the negotiations over a NAFTA replacement. Canada's dairy industry insists it mee... [Full Article...]

Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport

Man arrested after car-ramming at Lyon airport Witness Davd Peste captured the extraordinary scenes on video. "Pursued by police, he smashed through Terminal 1 before reaching the runway area", the government prefect's office said in a statement. Police sources told French media that the situation on the runway was " complicated ". There, the man rammed through more security barriers. He said: "An individual drove his auto onto the runwa... [Full Article...]

Former Cameron Advisor Says Key Electorate Won't Want Boris PM

Former Cameron Advisor Says Key Electorate Won't Want Boris PM Theresa May's Brexit strategy has put the United Kingdom constitution in a "suicide vest" and handed the detonator to Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier, Boris Johnson has claimed. Writing in The Mail on Sunday newspaper, Johnson repeated that May's plan to follow European Union rules on trade in goods after Brexit - a plan over which he quit his job in protest in July - were a "humi... [Full Article...]

Bob Woodward on "Fear" in the Trump White House

Bob Woodward on In a morning tweet , Trump leveled his latest criticism against a forthcoming book by veteran journalist Bob Woodward , calling it "just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults" and branding it "fiction". It may be "cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room", the author wrote. "I understand people have to protect their positions". [Full Article...]

Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'

Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It' A number of top Trump advisers have disavowed the piece, which was published on Wednesday without a name in what the Times said was a rare but necessary move to protect the writer. Should the author be punished, the reporters asked? Wouldn't that have sparked Trump's own inquiry into what happened to the missing document? On NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway ... [Full Article...]

Florence becomes hurricane; SE should prep for 'major hit'

Florence becomes hurricane; SE should prep for 'major hit' The Miami-based center defines a major hurricane as one with wind speed greater than 110 miles per hour. Florence is expected to become a major hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said . Florida-based Carnival Cruise Line re-routed its cruise ships. Carnival Pride was scheduled to leave Baltimore and head to Bermuda during a week-long cruise. [Full Article...]

Sweden faces hung parliament as far-right makes gains

Sweden faces hung parliament as far-right makes gains The Moderates party was next at 19.8 percent, followed by the Sweden Democrats at 17.6 percent. Swedish media are reporting that voters and journalists were harassed at several polling places by members of a neo-Nazi movement, including some running in the parliamentary election. [Full Article...]

Seven people have been injured in a knife attack in Paris

Seven people have been injured in a knife attack in Paris It is understood that the man who was arrested is an Afghan national. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Police investigators work on the scene after seven people were wounded in knife attack downtown Paris , France, September 10, 2018. The UK foreign office said it was aware of reports of the attack and was "urgently investigating this incident" in cooperation with French authorities, British media repor... [Full Article...]

Obama tells voters to step up or 'things can get worse'

Obama tells voters to step up or 'things can get worse' Trump also bashed Obama for trying to take credit for the US' recent economic success, marked by record low unemployment and modest wage growth. "A politics of fear and resentment and retrenchment takes hold". During his speech, Obama highlighted the seven Democratic candidates now running in the region and in highly contested counties. "The claim that everything will turn out OK because there a... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation reportedly warned United States forces in Syria of possible attack

Russian Federation reportedly warned United States forces in Syria of possible attack William Urban, the chief Central Command spokesman. Last week Russian Federation warned the U.S. that its forces are ready to strike at the places of deployment of American troops in Syria . In turn, the USA used the deconfliction line to tell the Russians the ongoing United States military activity is an exercise. Russian warplanes have already begun preparing the battlefield with intense air... [Full Article...]

Protesters burn Iranian consulate in Iraq's Basra

Protesters burn Iranian consulate in Iraq's Basra According to witnesses in the area, an angry mob stormed the consulate on Friday evening before setting the building alight. Protesters in Basra, Iraq , attacked government buildings on Thursday, escalating protests against government corruption and lack of basic services. [Full Article...]

Asean MPs welcome decision granting ICC jurisdiction over crimes against Rohingya

Asean MPs welcome decision granting ICC jurisdiction over crimes against Rohingya Last August, the Myanmar army started a brutal crackdown in Rakhine state, allegedly in response to attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army on police posts and a military base. The ICC ruling on Thursday significantly ups the ante on Myanmar, allowing the ICC's chief prosecutor to open a preliminary investigation that could lead to a wider probe and eventually a trial. [Full Article...]

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right If Sweden takes a more restrictive approach to its borders, it would join other European countries in tightening migration rules, notably Italy, where a government coalition that includes the far-right League party came to power this year and began an ambitious campaign to discourage migration. [Full Article...]

Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in Mueller probe

Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in Mueller probe During his January 2017 interview with the FBI, Papadopoulos misled investigators about when he was told Russian Federation allegedly had dirt on Ms. Trump for calling the Russian Federation probe fake news and a witch hunt . "I think about it still". Papadopoulos concluded by saying "this investigation has global implications, and the truth matters". [Full Article...]

Host of top White House aides deny they wrote article damning Trump

Host of top White House aides deny they wrote article damning Trump The anonymous writer of the op-ed said the resistance inside Trump's administration is not the same as the resistance from the political left. "But now our ranks are growing and it's about damn time ". All that the Times will admit regarding the author's identity is that it is a "senior official in the Trump administration". Woodward, whose reporting with Carl Bernstein blew the lid off P... [Full Article...]

Pence says nobody on his staff wrote anonymous NYT op-ed

Trump has dismissed Woodward's book as a "work of fiction" and the Times op-ed author as "gutless". Speaking to CBS's Face the Nation in an interview to be broadcast in full on Sunday, Pence also denied that White House officials had discussed invoking the 25th amendment and removing Trump from power. [Full Article...]

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary This year's celebration, however, did not feature the isolated nation's most advanced missiles. Mr Kim was seen laughing and holding hands up with a Chinese special envoy as he oversaw the festivities at Pyongyang's main Kim Il-sung square on a clear autumn day. [Full Article...]

Warrant On Hold For Off-Duty Dallas Officer Who Killed Man In Apartment

Warrant On Hold For Off-Duty Dallas Officer Who Killed Man In Apartment Late Thursday evening, an off-duty Dallas officer who was still in uniform shot and killed Botham Jean in his apartment after she apparently mistook his unit as her own. The Texas Rangers are also investigating the incident, according to the outlet. Lloyd Harvey, left, holds onto Alyssa Kinsey during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Botham Jean at the Jack Evans Pol... [Full Article...]


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