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Pentagon cancels $300m aid to Pakistan over terror record

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In his talk at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace , Washington, Mr Schriver emphasised several key points: no restoration of U.S. security assistance to Pakistan before the war in Afghanistan ends, more restrictions may be imposed and Washington has serious concerns about Pakistan's growing economic ties with China. Read More »

Trump Lobbying GOP Senators to Turn Against Sessions

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The president made the comments in an interview with Bloomberg News . Trump has persistently derided Classes publicly for recusing himself from the investigation of Russian interference within the 2016 election , a probe that Trump calls a "witch hunt". Read More »

Judge orders NJ couple to turn over money raised for homeless man

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The money will be transferred to an account controlled by Mr Bobbitt's lawyers but can not be used until the judge determines how it will be managed. Fallon said the amount was about $75,000. In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer , McClure said she and D'Amico did what they could to help Bobbitt. Badway also expressed dismay at having to transfer the money before the holiday weekend. Read More »

Former Vice President Biden salutes McCain as a brother

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The Arizona memorial was also addressed by American football star Larry Fitzgerald , a friend of Mr McCain who plays for the Arizona Cardinals . He said McCain didn't judge individuals on color of skin, gender or their bank accounts but the merit of their character and content of their hearts. Read More »

Dutch lawmaker cancels Mohammad cartoon contest over safety concerns

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About this he wrote on his page in Facebook. "To avoid any risk of victims of Islamic violence, I made a decision to cancel the contest", Wilders said adding: "People's safety comes first". Perhaps the biggest victors out of this is PTI, which has evaded what could have been a highly disruptive protest, avoided breaking relations with Netherlands, and placated Khadim Rizvi, who is probably disappointed at missing an opportunity for another bombastic protest. Read More »

South African foreign minister comments on Russian vessel arrest

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We have embarked on a programme of accelerated land reform to ensure that this fundamental resource is equitably shared among all South Africans , that the agricultural sector is transformed, that urban spatial distortions are corrected and that the economic potential of the country's land is unlocked. Read More »

U.S. ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

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On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that Trump plans to end all USA funding for UNRWA, while the number of Palestinians to be recognized as refugees is to be drastically reduced. Ahead of the announcement, Israel signaled its support for the move. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly backs the U.S. decision, with his office quoted as saying: "Israel supports the move because UNWRA is one of the main problems perpetuating the conflict". Read More »

Survivor describes horror in deadly semi-truck and Greyhound bus collision

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New Mexico authorities say multiple people have been killed in a commercial passenger bus crash along Interstate 40. Officials did not release any details about the patients' conditions. He did not have any information on the people who were killed, including their ages, genders or where they were from. One witness, Chris Jones, was driving along the highway when he came upon the crash site. Read More »

Buhari, Theresa May in closed-door meeting in Abuja

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During her three-day trip this week, May will meet the Presidents of South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, reports the Guardian. Theresa May has announced plans to boost Britain's investment in Africa after Brexit, during her first trip to the continent as prime minister . Read More »

Larry Fitzgerald Speaks at John McCain's Memorial Service

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They were both "cock-eyed optimists", Biden said, and he would trust John with his life. Biden, 75, credited McCain with reflecting core values, sometimes frayed in the growing rancor of the nation's politics, that everyday Americans wanted to believe about themselves. Read More »

White House lawyer Don McGahn steps down after testifying to Russian Federation inquiry

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McGahn has led the Trump Administration's efforts to reshape the judiciary while confronting turmoil in the West Wing surrounding the ongoing Special Counsel probe. "U can't let that happen". For Grassley, "there's not been any White House Counsel who has worked so well and so efficiently with the chairman's office and the Senate Judiciary Committee on judges", Grassley's committee spokesman George Hartmann said in a statement. Read More »

Vietnam veteran looks back on time with John McCain in POW camp

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A formal ceremony will take place in the Rotunda at approximately 11 a.m., on Friday, honoring Senator McCain's life and service to the nation . "Later on when he became a US senator , he and Senator John Kerry greatly contributed to promote Vietnam-US relations so I was very fond of him". Read More »

Britain Supports "Legal" Land Reform In South Africa

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May, who is conducting the first working visit by a British leader to South Africa since 2011, joined in with the students, moving from side to side and bobbing up and down. "One of the benefits of leaving the European Union is that we will be able to negotiate our own trade deals in the future", she said. The delegation that would embark on the trip, according to the statement, shows the breadth and depth of British expertise in technology, infrastructure, financial and professional ... Read More »

John McCain, a maverick Republican, dies at 81

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McCain graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. Before his political career, he had graduated from the US Naval Academy and served in the Navy from 1958-1981. McCain spent the final months of his life as an outspoken Republican voice challenging Trump at a time when many in his party would not. "That says all that we need to know about John McCain - that his opponents love, admire and respect him", Flake said during an emotional appearance on CNN's "State of the Union". Read More »

Sen. John McCain to lie in state. Here's what that means

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McCain's body will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington before a procession passing by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. "Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain's service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment". Read More »

Lawyer backs off claims about information Cohen has

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That version of events received new scrutiny last week when Davis himself went on CNN and seemed to contradict the July story, saying he wasn't certain that Cohen had made any such claim about Trump. All of which should call into serious question Davis' credibility. As Breitbart's Matt Boyle reports , CNN's refusal to retract this very fake news, even after their own source (who is also the horse's mouthpiece) has admitted it's not true, is having a very damaging effect on CNN's morale. Read More »