Michigan pastor apologizes to woman who was rebuked for breastfeeding inside church

“Of all the places, it is most hurtful when it comes from your own church, that you are going to cause guys to lust after you,” a church leader privately messaged woman on Facebook By: AP | Brighton | Published: August 14, 2018 7:54:35 am A Michigan pastor apologized to a woman who said she was shamed for […]

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

President Donald Trump’s allies have seized on the texts, saying they show the investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia is tainted by political bias. By: AP | Washington | Published: August 14, 2018 9:34:46 am Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been […]

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Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

In 2015, Uhuru Kenyatta had declared corruption a national security threat and said revenue officers and custom officers would be vetted, but that has never happened. By: AP | Kenya, Nairobi | Published: August 13, 2018 8:14:22 am President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenya’s young people on Sunday to make citizen’s arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice […]

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Nine-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

The English Chess Federation and two lawmakers had appealed to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to let the family stay, saying Shreyas was the U.K.’s greatest chess talent in a generation and had lived in the country most of his life. By: AP | London | Updated: August 11, 2018 8:17:15 pm Chess prodigy Shreyas Royal A 9-year-old India-born […]

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Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war

Moscow’s strategy of trying to improve battered US-Russia ties by attempting to build bridges with President Donald Trump is backfiring after US lawmakers launched a new sanctions drive last week because they fear Trump is too soft on Russia. By: Reuters | Moscow | Published: August 11, 2018 1:08:18 am Russia warned the United States on Friday it […]

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Melania Trump’s parents become US citizens using a law their son-in-law wants eliminated

The Slovenian immigrants, a former car dealer and textile factory worker, had been living in the US as permanent residents. By: AP | New York | Updated: August 10, 2018 2:05:33 pm   First lady Melania Trump’s parents were sworn in as US citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating. […]

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Zimbabwe opposition leader Tendai Biti charged over post-election violence

Biti, whose People’s Democratic Party had formed an election alliance with Nelson Chamisa’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), sought asylum in neighbouring Zambia on Wednesday but was deported back to Zimbabwe in a move condemned by the United States. By: Reuters | Harare | Published: August 10, 2018 1:22:08 am Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai […]

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Dozens killed, including children on a bus, in Yemen air strikes

Saada, the main stronghold of the Houthis, has mainly come under air strikes from the coalition as the mountainous province makes battles hard for pro-government ground troops. By: Reuters | Aden | Published: August 9, 2018 8:27:23 pm Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Thursday killed dozens of people, including children travelling on a bus, in Yemen’s Saada province, […]

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Ocasio-Cortez stumps, fundraises across the nation

Is it possible to leverage 17,000 votes into a national political movement? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is trying. By: AP | New York | Published: August 9, 2018 2:12:52 pm Is it possible to leverage 17,000 votes into a national political movement? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is trying. The 28-year-old liberal activist, who was nearly unknown outside of Queens and the Bronx […]

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Apple, Facebook, YouTube ‘ban’ InfoWars founder Alex Jones — All you need to know

Alex Jones has reacted to his “censorship” on Twitter, saying, “All I can say is that we’ve been shadowbanned and quite frankly it’s only made us stronger.” By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 7, 2018 1:30:50 pm After drawing criticism for promoting hate, Apple, Facebook and YouTube are among the major tech companies which have initiated action […]

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