• CBS to Purchase Australia's Ten Network
CBS to Purchase Australia's Ten Network

Armando Nuñez, president and CEO of CBS Studios International, said: "We are committed to the efficient, reliable and successful turnaround, operation and development of Ten to support continued growth in the Australian media". Ten disclosed CBS and 21st Century Fox had agreed on the vast majority of commercial terms for new content deals after t...

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  • Guatemala's president plunges into constitutional crisis
Guatemala's president plunges into constitutional crisis

It is Guatemala's second political crisis since 2015, when former President Otto Perez Molina was forced to leave office on corruption allegations. However, by midday Francisco de Mata Vela, head of Guatemala's Constitutional Court , said that it had issued a temporary injunction blocking the order to expel Velasquez.

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  • Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas
Mexico offers to help Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas

Mexico´s Foreign Ministry issued a press release that didn't leave any question about the country's response. 'The government of Mexico takes this opportunity to express its full solidarity with the people and government of the United States for the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and reports that we have offered the USA governmen...

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  • Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House
Sebastian Gorka resigns from White House

But the move was still expected to draw criticism from Trump's allies, who view it as the death knell for the populist wing in the White House, making the leak of the news late Friday advantageous for the administration. "Sadly, this White House has focused its energy on division and bigotry", said Huffman in his announcement. Apparently Mr G...

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  • Baltimore man among 3 more charged in Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally
Baltimore man among 3 more charged in Charlottesville, Va., white supremacist rally

The 52-year-old was in custody in Towson, Maryland. Two men have been arrested and one more is being sought by Charlottesville, VA police in connection to violence that took place two weeks ago that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and 35 people injured, according to Charlottesville newspaper The Daily Progress .

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  • Venezuelans Prepare For Potential US 'Military Option' Against Maduro
Venezuelans Prepare For Potential US 'Military Option' Against Maduro

Arreaza asks whether Americans "want to starve the Venezuelan people". Moreover, the announcements of a new constitution were made during a hard social and political environment that made millions of Venezuela go out and protest against Maduro's government.

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  • Lebanon's army declares ceasefire in fight against IS
Lebanon's army declares ceasefire in fight against IS

Lebanon and Shi'ite Hezbollah each said they have made gains against the militants, driving them back into a smaller zone in the arid hills on the border. Sixty-two Lebanese soldiers have been killed by ISIL or Syria's former Al Qaeda affiliate in and around Arsal since 2013, the Lebanese army spokesman said.

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  • Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on values
Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' on values

When Wallace then asked about the president's values, Tillerson gave a suggestive response. "It shows (Gorka's) lack of understanding of the president's broader policy when it comes to protecting Americans at home and overseas from all acts of terrorism", Tillerson said .

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  • Trump Goes After Corker A Week After Senator Criticized White House
Trump Goes After Corker A Week After Senator Criticized White House

Read Saturday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for full details. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) also followed Corker's comments, condemning white supremacists and saying Trump should have been quicker to. Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green, nominated by Trump for the top civilian Army post in March, has been severely criticized in recent weeks fo...

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  • 'Triple talaq had few takers among indigenous Muslims'
'Triple talaq had few takers among indigenous Muslims'

The case generated intense interest in India as other women came forward with stories of how their husbands had dissolved their marriages via text message or, in one case, by placing a newspaper ad. "What is banned in Quran can not be good in Shariat". He said that the NDA government at the centre, particularly the Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

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  • Trump issues guidance on transgender troop ban
Trump issues guidance on transgender troop ban

The policy also applies to the Department of Homeland Security that houses the Coast Guard. The second part of the memo bars US government resources "to fund sex reassignment surgical procedures for military personnel" except in case wheres the procedure is necessary to protect the health of an individual already undergoing transition.

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  • Phoenix Newspaper Tears Into Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio In Brutal Twitter Thread
Phoenix Newspaper Tears Into Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio In Brutal Twitter Thread

The former sheriff reflected on his long support of the former businessman and reality TV host, who has previously credited Arpaio with helping him win Arizona in last year's election. "I'm very humbled. I'm going to have a news conference early next week to get to the bottom of this, to show the abuse of the judicial system in politics".

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  • Mexico peso shakes off Trump NAFTA threat; Brazil stocks up
Mexico peso shakes off Trump NAFTA threat; Brazil stocks up

NAFTA erased most trade barriers separating the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The minister said this is good news for financial markets since the negotiations on this topic are proceeding in an orderly matter, with no surprises coming out of the initial talks.

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  • Iraq Military Says it Reached Center of Tal Afar
Iraq Military Says it Reached Center of Tal Afar

Tal Afar is located roughly 60 kilometers east of the Iraq-Syria border. It lies along the supply route between Syria and the former ISIL-stronghold of Mosul. But many are not so sure about their safe passage out. A woman weeps about many family members buried under the rubble of her home still praying they can be rescued during the battle to ...

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  • Trump Fumes About McCain, Flake
Trump Fumes About McCain, Flake

Last week's remarks by Republican Sen. Trump and Flake have recently exchanged words, with the president saying he is "not a fan of" Flake. As CNN reported , Flake told Georgia Public Broadcasting's "Political Rewind" on Wednesday that the president is now inviting a political opponent for the 2020 election.

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  • PM orders hunt for Yingluck, Prawit says she's fled
PM orders hunt for Yingluck, Prawit says she's fled

A supporter of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves outside the Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017.

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  • Cohn Drafted Resignation Letter in Wake of Charlottesville
Cohn Drafted Resignation Letter in Wake of Charlottesville

The president has contended there were people fomenting violence on both sides of the stand-off in Charlottesville, which saw members of the white supremacist groups violently engaging with counter-protesters. "But I also feel compelled to voice my distress over the events of the last two weeks", he told the newspaper. Treasury secretary Steve Mnu...

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  • Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state leaves at least 71 dead
Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state leaves at least 71 dead

Annan, who chaired the inquiry commission set up by the Myanmar government, on Thursday proposed addressing the restrictions on citizenship and movement of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority to prevent and resolve the sectarian conflict in the western state of Rakhine, Efe news reported.

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  • Supreme Court denies stay for Florida death row inmate
Supreme Court denies stay for Florida death row inmate

If there is no last-minute reprieve, this will be the first execution in Florida in more than 18 months, and the first since the US Supreme Court found the state's method of sentencing to be unconstitutional. "We have seen time and again that the death penalty is irrevocably broken both in Florida and throughout the United States", said Kristina ...

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  • US Navy removes fleet commander after fatal collisions
US Navy removes fleet commander after fatal collisions

The collision left the ship, now docked in Singapore , with a hole on its port side and flooded some nearby compartments housing crew, machinery and communications. It is the second fatal collision involving a US 7th Fleet ship in two months. Divers have found remains in the McCain , which is docked at Singapore's naval base, but the Nav...

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  • Val Bondasca landslide leaves eight missing in Switzerland
Val Bondasca landslide leaves eight missing in Switzerland

Those missing were described as hikers and climbers respectively from Switzerland , Germany and Austria, local police said. About 100 people were evacuated, some airlifted out by helicopters. Rauch. "They didn't bring anything, because they thought they would be returning quickly", Rauch said. The landslide occured near the Italian border.

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  • U.S. restaurant hostage-taker shot by police
U.S. restaurant hostage-taker shot by police

Police are reporting that one person was shot and was immediately rushed to the hospital. This was not a hate crime. Witnesses at the restaurant said a man came out of the kitchen, told them there was a new boss in town and ordered them out.

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  • Dutch police free van driver in concert attack plan probe
Dutch police free van driver in concert attack plan probe

Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said during a press conference Wednesday night that Spanish intelligence services provided Dutch authorities with information about the potential terror threat in Rotterdam , after attacks left more than a dozen people dead in Spain last week.

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  • Mattis Says Defensive Arms For Ukraine Not Provocative
Mattis Says Defensive Arms For Ukraine Not Provocative

Trump himself sent his congratulations and support to Kiev, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's administration said Thursday . While emphasizing Trump had yet to take a decision on the issue, Mattis signaled his personal support for a longstanding Ukrainian request for defensive weapons, which could include anti-tank Javelin missiles and ant...

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  • Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery
Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery

Wall's close friend and former classmate at Columbia Journalism School, Yan Cong, 26, said the reporter "felt Beijing was an exciting place where she felt she belonged". In fact, Madsen's lawyer, Betina Hald Engmark, said that she and her client "only find it positive that there is a final clarification". Wall's headless torso was found Monda...

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  • Vehicle drives through protesters after vigil for transgender woman
Vehicle drives through protesters after vigil for transgender woman

Police told the Riverfront Times the auto had honked its horn and attempted to drive around protesters before it was surrounded. "The protesters surrounded the vehicle and began striking it with their hands and a flag pole", police spokeswoman Schron Jackson told the website.

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  • Lockdown before Ram Rahim verdict; mobile internet, govt offices shut
Lockdown before Ram Rahim verdict; mobile internet, govt offices shut

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh warned against any attempt to disrupt the state's law and order in view of the upcoming judgement by the Panchkula court. Ten senior IPS officers have been deployed and to ensure peace and help maintain law and order in the state. The tension escalates outside the CBI court as it remands the self-appointe...

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  • We have a victor! MA ticket snags $759 million Powerball jackpot
We have a victor! MA ticket snags $759 million Powerball jackpot

Wanczyk , who works at Mercy Medical Center, said she chose the numbers at random, including some birthdays. One reporter asked if she had plans to buy anything extravagant like a new auto . Iowa Lottery players bought more than $4.7 million in Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, including more than $3 million in tickets on Wednesday alon...

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  • Britain hints at European Union court ties even after Brexit
Britain hints at European Union court ties even after Brexit

As the paper states, EU law has direct effect within the legal orders of member-states, a principle to which the United Kingdom gives effect through the European Communities Act 1972. That, in turn, might have an effect on the ability of British people to operate in Europe, or British-based enterprises to export to Europe, if the ECJ judges that ...

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  • Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant
Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant

So, they went ahead with the warrant and requested all information relating to the website , including details of its owners and IP logs of millions of visitors . The revised warrant now specifically seeks data stored on Dreamhost for the website from July 1, 2016, through Inauguration Day on January 20, as well as communications and ot...

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  • SEA Games: Singaporean Showcase Of Schooling & Quah Siblings
SEA Games: Singaporean Showcase Of Schooling & Quah Siblings

He fought his way to the men's jianshu gold with a score of 9.67 points, upsetting compatriot and World Cup victor Wong Weng Son who took the silver. Indonesia's Gede Sudartawa managed to win gold in the men's 50-metre backstroke, with a new SEA Games record time of 25.20 seconds.

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  • Champions League draw 2017: Group stage rules and preview
Champions League draw 2017: Group stage rules and preview

Either way, Spurs are nearly guaranteed to go up against one of the really big boys in the group stages. There are also some strong teams in Pot 3 like Tottenham Hotspur , Liverpool , Napoli and Roma , which sets up some potential group of death scenarios.

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  • Barack And Michelle Obama Help Daughter Malia Move Into Harvard University
Barack And Michelle Obama Help Daughter Malia Move Into Harvard University

The former first daughter was accompanied by Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama as she moved into her campus residence on Monday. Barack Obama had said previous year that he was proud of his daughter and he would miss her "terribly" when she is gone, adding: "But she is well-prepared, she is going to do great things - and as Michelle...

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  • Don't throw your eclipse glasses away - do this instead
Don't throw your eclipse glasses away - do this instead

For example, AWB is collecting protective eyewear to be redistributed to underserved schools in South America and Asia for the 2019 eclipse, their website says. A final option is to recycle them. The next one goes across the South Pacific and South America on July 22, 2019. Many local libraries distributed glasses at no charge, but they won't b...

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  • Why Melania Trump Thanked Chelsea Clinton on Twitter
Why Melania Trump Thanked Chelsea Clinton on Twitter

And former first daughter Chelsea Clinton , who has previously come to Barron's defense, weighed in with a tweet: "It's high time the media & everyone leave Barron Trump alone & let him have the private childhood he deserves". The Daily Caller pointed out that president and the first lady traveled in "their Sunday best", while Barron looked lik...

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