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Fifth Amendment: Sacked US national security adviser evades senate probe by invoking legal right against self-incrimination

President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between the Trump campaign and Kremlin. Mr Flynn stood down in February after it emerged he lied ...

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2015 Nuclear Deal: Instead of saying thank you, the Iranians are backing terrorists – Trump [PHOTOS]

US President Donald Trump has told Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons. He suggested the Iranians thought they could “do what they want” since negotiating a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Mr Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia, where he sought to win Arab states’ support for fighting extremism. He has ...

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Haiti Earthquake: 60,000 Haitians in US granted six month extension by Trump administration

The Trump administration has granted a six-month extension to nearly 60,000 Haitians who were offered temporary protection in the US after a devastating earthquake in 2010. The extension will allow them to remain in the US until January 2018. But a DHS official said the agency was encouraging Haitians on the TPS scheme to “get their affairs in order”. Immigration ...

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Yemen civil war: 250 people killed by cholera in May

A major epidemic of cholera is feared in Yemen, according to charity Save the Children. Almost 250 people have died of the disease this month alone, with hundreds of suspected cases being reported every day, it says.   Children in Sanaa receiving treatment for cholera symptoms [Image copyright: EPA] The World Health Organization said the water-borne illness is spreading at ...

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20-year-old Harvard student Obasi Shaw graduates with an A for hip-hop album thesis [READ]

A senior student at Harvard will be graduating with an A- after submitting a hip-hop album as his dissertation. Twenty-year-old Obasi Shaw called the 10-track album Liminal Minds and says it combines “elements of Middle English poetry with issues of racial identity in America”. He says it was inspired by Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales and his own hobby of ...

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Visiting Israel: Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon – Trump tells reporters in Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump has begun a visit to Israel by warning of the threat posed by Iran if it acquires nuclear weapons. “Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon,” he told reporters in Jerusalem, speaking beside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. He flew in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to ...

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Trump lands in Israel to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

US President Donald Trump landed in Israel on Monday as part of his first foreign trip since taking office, with the goal of seeking ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.   Air Force One landed in Tel Aviv at around 12:25 pm local time (0925 GMT).   Trump will hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the ...

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India: Rape victim chops off penis of godman who raped her for 8 years!

A 23-year-old law student in Kerala, India, ended an 8-year cycle of rape by chopping off the penis of her rapist who is a self-styled god man. The 54-year-old man had reportedly been raping her since she was in Class 12, so, on Friday night, she attacked him to make sure he never abuses her again. According to a police ...

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China killed America’s CIA spy as a warning! [READ]

Up to 20 CIA informants were killed or imprisoned by the Chinese government between 2010 and 2012, the New York Times reports, damaging US information-gathering in the country for years. It is not clear whether the CIA was hacked or whether a mole helped the Chinese to identify the agents, officials told the paper. They said one of the informants ...

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Deal with the ideology that fuels terrorism or live with it for generations to come – Trump tells Arab Muslim governments

Trump urges Muslim leaders to lead fight against radicalization US President Donald Trump has urged Muslim countries to take the lead in combating radicalisation in a major speech in Saudi Arabia. “Drive them out of this earth,” he told regional leaders in Riyadh, as part of his first official trip abroad. Mr Trump blamed Iran, Saudi Arabia’s rival, for instability ...

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