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Mr da Silva, 72, has been incarcerated since April for accepting a bribe, but remained the front runner among Brazilians to win the election . Though the decision was expected, Lula's lawyers have said that they would appeal in the Supreme Court .
  • White House casts blame on China for North Korea challenges

    White House casts blame on China for North Korea challenges

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    The US president goes on to insist his personal relationship with Kim Jong-un remained "a very good and warm one" and that hence there was no reason to restart the "war games" with the South. Moon's plan was cast into doubt after U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday abruptly cancelled Pompeo's trip. But beyond returning the apparent remains of about 55 USA troops missing since the Korean War, and its continuing suspension in its missile and nuclear tests, there has been little movement ...
  • HRC President Issues Statement on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

    HRC President Issues Statement on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

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    McCain was a longtime Republican and conservative, but he earned respect as a lawmaker from both Republicans and Democrats, even as he feuded with President Donald Trump . He went on to win a seat in the House and in 1986, the Senate, where he served for the rest of his life. " Senator McCain's support for the Mindanao peace process also exemplified his humanitarian spirit and his lifelong dedication to the cause of peace and justice", he said.
  • White House flags back up after McCain death

    White House flags back up after McCain death

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    After Democratic Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House flown at half-staff for five days. McCain derided Trump's foreign policy as "half-baked spurious nationalism" and urged Americans to "fight" against his "crackpot conspiracy theories".
  • Czech politicians pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain

    Czech politicians pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain

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    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said: "John McCain was a man of honour, a true patriot in the best sense of the word". They also stood side by side in Lithuania in 2016, when McCain called for sanctions against Russian Federation for its alleged attempt to influence the United States presidential election.
  • After cascade of criticism, Trump honors McCain's service

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    On the other hand, President Trump has routinely cozied up to Vladimir Putin and has been obsessed with building a wall between the United States and Mexico. Mr Trump was not expected to attend any of the services that will take place over several days in Arizona and Washington. "I'm well aware that McCain could be maddeningly inconsistent and flawed".
  • Ex-Vatican official issues call for Pope Francis' resignation

    Ex-Vatican official issues call for Pope Francis' resignation

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    Francis was so enraged that Davis' supporters had leaked word of the meeting that the Vatican subsequently insisted he only held one private audience while there: with one of his former students, a gay man and his partner. Pope Francis has begged for forgiveness for the abuse scandals that have plagued the Catholic Church in countries around the globe. His eleven-page letter accused senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 about the former archbishop of Washington, ...
  • Senator Russ Feingold will serve as pallbearer for Senator John McCain

    Senator Russ Feingold will serve as pallbearer for Senator John McCain

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    Bush to deliver eulogies at his funeral . Presidents and lawmakers from both parties - including those in Colorado - are honoring Sen. They will recall his efforts with the late Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy and others to achieve a resolution of the position of out-of-status immigrants, including the Irish, in the United States .
  • New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

    New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

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    There was a further twist: when Julie Bishop did not stand for deputy leader, her replacement was Josh Frydenberg , the minister responsible for the aborted National Energy Scheme. However, the poll found that the LNP would perform better if Julie Bishop, who served as deputy leader of the Liberal Party for 11 years, had won the leadership ballot.
  • Mexico minister says can’t declare NAFTA victory yet

    Mexico minister says can’t declare NAFTA victory yet

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    US and Mexican negotiators were closing in on an agreement for revamped terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to officials in both countries. The U.S. has proposed tightening regional content requirements for vehicle production and having a certain percentage of a auto manufactured by higher-paid workers.
  • Gaming community and friends mourn Jacksonville shooting victims

    Gaming community and friends mourn Jacksonville shooting victims

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    But just as a game kicked off, real gunfire erupted. "Something that is supposed to be an enjoyable situation", said Omaha gamer Myles Tyler. "I heard yelling, I heard 'Help me, I'm shot'". Mr Robertson, who's username is Spotmeplzzz , had won 13 out of his last 18 matches in Madden NFL tournaments. "Thanks for following along, Bills fans", the tweet read.
  • China slams 'irresponsible' Trump accusations over N Korea

    China slams 'irresponsible' Trump accusations over N Korea

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    The ministry says Kang and Pompeo agreed that Washington and Seoul will work to keep the momentum of dialogue alive while pursuing the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and stabilizing peace. "In the meantime I would like to send my warmest regards and respect to Chairman Kim". Many other key officials learned of Trump's decision by seeing the crawl across a television screen, some during a meeting on North Korea negotiations, officials said.
  • Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death

    Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain’s death

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    The buildings had lowered their flags Saturday evening following McCain's death. The federal code states that the flag shall be lowered on the day of death and the following day for a sitting member of Congress. power, was taken prisoner of war in Vietnam but after his release helped secure the repatriation of the remains of missing-in-action soldiers. McCain was held in North Vietnam as a prisoner of war for over five years after his plane was shot down while he was flying a bombing ...
  • YouTuber McSkillet among three dead in United States 'wrong way' crash

    YouTuber McSkillet among three dead in United States 'wrong way' crash

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    Another driver and her 12-year-old daughter were also killed in the wreck. Trevor Heitmann , 18, drove his high speed $500,000 McLaren the wrong way down a freeway at 100 m.p.h. McSkillet was a prominent CS:GO-related YouTuber that primarily focused on producing content to do with CS:GO in-game skins. Police had responded to Heitmann's home in Sea Knoll Court earlier Thursday after his dad said the teen sped off, hitting another vehicle; seems Heitmann then smashed through the gate of an ...
  • Egypt says no faults in hotel room of United Kingdom couple who died

    Egypt says no faults in hotel room of United Kingdom couple who died

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    Janette Rawlingson, 43, from Chelmsford, Essex, who arrived at the hotel with her husband and two children on Tuesday, said Thomas Cook staff told guests at a meeting samples from the restaurant and swimming pool were being tested. She said they were "fit and healthy" before their holiday and in "perfect health" just hours before being taken ill. "We have no cause of death, a post mortem is underway".
  • British woman freed temporarily from Iranian prison, husband says

    British woman freed temporarily from Iranian prison, husband says

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    As her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, noted yesterday, the past weeks have brought several positive developments in the relationship between Iran and Britain. "This was a very happy surprise after a number of false dawns recently, which had been increasingly unsettling". The new foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt tweeted today to say that Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe must be "PERMANENTLY released, ' and that 'every effort will continue" to achieve this.
  • Seattle air quality on verge of major shift - back to normal

    Seattle air quality on verge of major shift - back to normal

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    As of 2 p.m. Thursday, Environment Canada rated Calgary's air quality at 8, which is considered high risk. On Thursday morning, Portland ranked second with an air quality index of 159. Teck Resources temporarily shut down its lead smelting operations in Trail, saying a supplier plant that provides oxygen is closed due to poor air quality that is affecting lead smelting.
  • South Africa blasts US President Donald Trump over racially divisive tweet

    South Africa blasts US President Donald Trump over racially divisive tweet

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    The South African government issued a reply hours later via Twitter stating that it rejected overtures that sought to divide the nation and 'reminds us of our colonial past'. We need global pressure to make sure that the South African government reconsiders. South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu on Thursday said that "the unfortunate comments on Twitter by the President of the United States" were " based on false information ".
  • More than a million people in India flood relief camps

    More than a million people in India flood relief camps

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    Taking a dig at the Congress president, Kannanthanam said "let us excuse Rahul as he does not have any administrative and political experience, but a statement like this from a senior leader like Antony was uncalled for, at a time when the people of Kerala are united to face the challenge caused by the floods".