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Facebook announces to share Russia-linked ads with US Congress

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Facebook's Colin Stretch, the company's general counsel, said that after an extensive legal and policy review, today his outfit was going to share these ads with congressional investigators. Towards the end of the 2016 elections, Facebook was accused of running Russian disinformation. The US president made the comments a day after Facebook said it would provide Congressional investigators with the contents of those adverts , following weeks of scrutiny surrounding the social network's ... Read More »

North Korean Foreign Minister to attend UNGA

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But some analysts believe that this approach to the North Korean nuclear crises is dangerously deluded. Diplomacy and dialogue will not work with North Korea and concerted pressure by the entire worldwide community is essential to tackle the threats posed by North Korea, Abe wrote. Read More »

Trump's approval rating ticks up - with help of bipartisan deal

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President Donald Trump's approval rating is on the rise and now stands at 43 percent compared to the 39 percent he received last month, a new Politico/Morning Consult poll reveals. The president is earning praise for his responses to hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Politico pointed out. After months spent slamming congressional Democrats as "obstructionists" with "no message", President Donald Trump surprised the American people by working with Democratic leaders on key issues ranging ... Read More »

U.S. to dispatch carrier strike group to Korean Peninsula again

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South Korea has raised the possibility of reintroducing nuclear weapons to the peninsula. North Korea on Monday said that additional sanctions will push it to accelerate its nuclear plans, Reuters reported. "We have open dialogue with our allies on any issue that they want to bring up", he said. State media on Saturday quoted Kim as saying that North Korea's final goal "is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the USA and make the US rulers dare not talk about military option" ... Read More »

Trump Rocks UN with Unapologetic 'America First' Message

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Ms Bishop attended Mr Trump's brief speech at the UN on Monday where the president endorsed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' plan to reform the UN. "We're trying every other possibility that we have, but there's a whole lot of military options on the table", she said. "Everyone will clearly see that Iran has lived up to its agreements, and that the United States is, therefore, a country that can not be trusted". Read More »

Myanmar must end persecution of the Rohingya now

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Dozens of midwives have been deployed to camps in Bangladesh to deliver babies and help young mothers who are among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who have fled across the border from Myanmar and are now living in squalid settlements. Read More »

A group of refugees spent the weekend living in Trump's boyhood home

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The New York Times reported that officials rejected a draft report produced by the Department of Health and Human Services. President Trump's childhood home in Queens, New York, was posted on Airbnb last month and, being filled with Trump family memorabilia and a life-size cutout of 45 himself, the residence appears to be the flawless place to stay if you're a superfan of the president. Read More »

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic: Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez partnership impossible

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Still only 31, Dubliner O'Brien has not played at any level since his last appearance for West Ham in the Premier League in February of a year ago and he has been without a club since leaving the Hammers in May 2016. "He is still a little bit away from starting training", said Bilic. From the goals of John Toshack and Kevin Keegan paying the rent for Liverpool to Emile Heskey and Michael Owen helping demolish Germany 5-1 in Munich or the double act of Kevin Phillips and Niall Quinn at ... Read More »

Sean Spicer Appears As Himself At The Emmys

Colbert set the joke up by saying there was no way of knowing how many people would be watching the Emmys, then Spicer wheeled out from behind a podium to say "this will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys period, both in person and around the world". Read More »

Why Kenyan presidential election was annulled- S/Court

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They also castigated the IEBC for defying an order to open its systems for scrutiny something that would have helped debunk Nasa claims that it was hacked. Earlier on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu said the electoral agency's system was infiltrated and data contaminated. She added that IEBC failed to allow access to two critical areas of servers and logs leading the court to conclude that the commission's IT system was compromised as had been argued by the petitioner Raila ... Read More »

North Korea reportedly able to successfully fire Hwasong-12 from transporter launcher

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But she added that military options remain on the table: "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior and if the US has to defend itself or its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed". During the parliamentary briefing, over which Defense Minister Song Young-moo presided, the ministry also revealed joint exercises plans with the United States and Japan. Read More »

Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis

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Relief may be days away. Hurricane Irma uncovered a piece of history from the bottom of Florida's Indian River when a dugout canoe was brought to the surface. The federal program paid out $623 million in claims from Hurricane Matthew past year in Florida and other states, with individual claims averaging $38,305, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Read More »

Wall St little changed ahead of Fed's policy meeting

The Bank of Japan holds its regular policy meeting on Thursday with many expecting no change in its monetary policy stance. Sept 19 ( Reuters ) - U.S. Meanwhile, the major European markets moved to the upside on the day. Stocks in Europe were narrowly mixed near midday: London's FTSE 100 traded up 0.3%, the CAC-40 in Paris showed a 0.1% gain and Frankfurt's DAX dipped 0.1%. Read More »

McMaster: Trump Open To Reentering Paris Accord To Advance US 'Prosperity'

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Washington has said it would participate in United Nations climate change meetings during the withdrawal process, which is expected to take at least three years. On Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tossed additional fuel on the fire, when he said on CBS' " Face The Nation ", that he thought the USA could stay in the agreement "under the right conditions". Read More »

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection

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Toys "R" Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection , the company announced. But in a statement sent to various media outlets, chairman and CEO Dave Brandon was optimistic about the future of the chain. Toys "R" Us had more than $5 billion in long-term debt as of last April, and more than half of that sum is due for repayment over the next 12 months. Read More »

You Can Get a Free Cheeseburger at McDonald's Today in Halton

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Maybe you can get a McFlurry or some fries along with your free cheeseburger! Once an order is made a free cheeseburger will be added to the My Rewards section. To get in on this free deliciousness, use the promo code SHACK at checkout on the DoorDash website or in the app. Follow these links to see more great deals for National Cheeseburger Day. Read More »

Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills

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It said it happened Sunday or Monday at the Luzhsky range, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of the border with Estonia. The Russian Embassy in London passed on a link to a report by the RIA Novosti agency that said the ministry denied any such accident had taken place during the Zapad exercises on Monday. Read More »

Foreign Secretary Johnson breaks ranks with May over Brexit

Asked if he viewed himself as " Theresa May's Willie", a reference to Margaret Thatcher's remarks about her reliance on deputy Willie Whitelaw, he replied: "I was a huge admirer of Willie Whitelaw in my youth and absolutely I would be very content to have him as a role model". Read More »