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U.S. to lift sanctions on Sudan

U.S. to lift sanctions on Sudan In July, the Trump administration postponed for three months a decision on whether to remove the sanctions completely, setting up an October 12 deadline. Some of the sanctions in question were temporarily lifted in January, allowing Sudan to purchase United States goods as long as it continued to show progress on five so-called "tracks", which include maintaining regional ceasefires, enhancing... [Full Article...]

Gun owners rush to buy bump stocks as Congress eyes crackdown

Regardless, Republicans are beginning to express concern after bump stocks were used on some of the firearms in the mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival on Sunday night. Schneiderman's office went a step further, making the case that a semi-automatic rifle with a bump stock would actually be considered a machine gun under state law, which defines it as a weapon that allows bullets t... [Full Article...]

US Republican lawmakers examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

US Republican lawmakers examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery US President Donald Trump has been mocked online after he was filmed throwing paper towel into a crowd of survivors in Puerto Rico . She told Univision that anyone who would attack a person 'claiming lack of drinking water, lack of medicine for the sick, and lack of food for the hungry. [Full Article...]

Abadi Does Not Want to Fight Kurds, Erdogan Supports Closing Borders

Abadi Does Not Want to Fight Kurds, Erdogan Supports Closing Borders After graduating from law school in 1959, he was called to serve in the Iraqi army where he commanded a tank unit. Iraq does not want an armed clash with the Kurdish authorities, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi announced yesterday. Macron is now the only global leader working to reshape the geopolitical situation in Iraq as the Islamic State is dissolving. Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei h... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman's alleged girlfriend has left Philippines for US

Las Vegas gunman's alleged girlfriend has left Philippines for US It came as ABC reported that Paddock set up a camera inside his hotel room to capture his deadly shooting rampage - and other surveillance in the hallway to alert him as cops closed in on him, according to reports . Paddock owned at least three separate rental properties, Parrish said, and there was no indication the police department had any contact with him over that time. [Full Article...]

Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career

Simona Halep defeated Shaparova for the first time în her career She broke Sharapova five times in return and made just six unforced errors in clinching a place in the quarter-finals. The Romanian hit 19 winners and was in control from the outset. "You didn't feel your serve, she's at her best level, though you are a set and a break up" suggested Medina Garrigues when Ostapenko called her on court at 3-2 in the second. [Full Article...]

White House Claims Trump Keeps 'The World From Chaos'

White House Claims Trump Keeps 'The World From Chaos' I don't know why that should be an issue", said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . "He's got an incredible team around him that's helping him lead that effort, and he's had tremendous accomplishments on the worldwide stage by working with allies and confronting enemies". [Full Article...]

US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery Puerto Rico is struggling to get back on its feet after Maria wreaked havoc on the island. But President Trump may throw a lifeline to the Island. During Trump's visit to the USA territory on Tuesday, the mayor and president shook hands. "If you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina (2005 in New Orleans) and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds of people that died and wh... [Full Article...]

McCarthy Says Leadership Is Open To Looking At Bump Stock Restrictions

McCarthy Says Leadership Is Open To Looking At Bump Stock Restrictions The one firearm accessory that keeps getting brought up, are "bump-stocks", a device believed to be used in the massacre to maximize the shooter's gunfire. Once like-minded pundits mobilize on the issue, Republican lawmakers will likely become less willing to talk. Kevin Yoder also said Thursday that he would support "measures to regulate or ban these types of devices". [Full Article...]

Now not time for policy debate on gun control: White House

Now not time for policy debate on gun control: White House After initially claiming it's "premature" to bring up guns in the wake of the Vegas shooting that left 58 dead and 200 injured, Sanders then aim at gun laws. "We see a problem with any stories that are inaccurate or untruthful being presented to the American people as facts", she said, punting. Trump's tweet appeared to be in reference to an NBC report that claimed Secretary of State Rex Till... [Full Article...]

US Army Sergeant Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion

US Army Sergeant Bergdahl expected to plead guilty to desertion Bergdahl was freed three years ago following a prisoner exchange negotiated by the Obama administration, and has opted to let a judge rather than a military jury decide his fate. A guilty plea later this month will spare the need for a trial. On Twitter, Trump has also said Bergdahl should face the death penalty and repeatedly referred to him as a "traitor". [Full Article...]

United States to sell $15bn THAAD missile defence to Saudi Arabia

United States to sell $15bn THAAD missile defence to Saudi Arabia The blacklist also named Yemen government forces, pro-government militia and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula for violations against children in 2016 - as it also did in last year's report. The U.N. allegedly has prepared a report, calling Saudi Arabia child killers. Human Rights Watch has called for an end to arms sales to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the latest report. [Full Article...]

IAF ready IAF ready to take on Pakistan, China: Dhanoa

IAF ready IAF ready to take on Pakistan, China: Dhanoa Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after Indian troops stopped the Chinese army from building a road in the disputed area. "The surgical strikes were a message we wanted to communicate". Other IAF officials speaking to media said that RFI process might kick off as early as the end of October or during November this year. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman cased Boston, Fenway Park

Las Vegas gunman cased Boston, Fenway Park Gov. Charlie Baker reiterated that there is no evidence of any threat to MA at the moment and that Las Vegas officials are the primary source of information. Paddock booked a room in The Blackstone Hotel across from Grant Park, where Lollapalooza was held, during the first week of the festival, and he rented several units in The Ogden , a luxury high-rise with a line of sight to the Life Is Beau... [Full Article...]

Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case

Canadian among 3 arrested in NYC terror plot case As the Las Vegas attacker's plans come more clearly into view, authorities have just arrested a "Canadian man" in connection with an ISIS-inspired plot to attack concerts, landmarks, and subways in New York City . According to the allegations, El Bahnasawy and the other 19-year-old plotted to carry out the attacks in support of ISIS during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. [Full Article...]

Cancellations Due to Tropical Storm Nate

Cancellations Due to Tropical Storm Nate As of the 4 PM National Hurricane Center update on Tropical Storm Nate , only slight adjustments have been made. Several producers have started evacuating staff from Gulf platforms ahead of the storm, with production equaling 254,607 barrels of oil per day already offline, according to BSEE. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweets His Support of Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Gillespie

Trump Tweets His Support of Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Gillespie Bush adviser, in a call with reporters Friday seemed to somewhat downplay the president's endorsement and said he hadn't been aware the president was going to tweet about the race. Trying to win in the only Southern state that Trump lost in the 2016 election, Gillespie has sought to tread carefully when talking about the president in the hopes of winning over Trump's anti-establishment base withou... [Full Article...]

Bombardier faces proposed 300% duty on plane exports to US

Bombardier is already facing a 220% tariff on a new model of passenger jet as part of a separate investigation into claims from U.S. firm Boeing that it received unfair state subsidies from the United Kingdom and Canada. "The laws governing global trade are transparent and well known". Canada's government said it was in "complete disagreement" with the decision and would keep raising concerns wi... [Full Article...]

Anti-nuclear campaign group awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-nuclear campaign group awarded Nobel Peace Prize It also organized events globally in 2015 to mark the 70th anniversaries of the attacks on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II. Despite July's success, ICAN is not resting on its laurels. This year's peace prize is therefore also a call upon these states to initiate serious negotiations with a view to the gradual, balanced and carefully monitored elimination of nearly 1... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pronounced 'Puerto Rico' in such a odd way

Donald Trump pronounced 'Puerto Rico' in such a odd way Trump then repeated what he said with no accent, "And we also love Puerto Rico ". When the crowd breaks into laughter, so does Melania . "I know some of them, and believe me, they're very tough and they're very smart", Trump told the assembled Hispanic leaders. [Full Article...]


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