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Donald Trump doesn't know the difference between treason and dissent

Donald Trump doesn't know the difference between treason and dissent | Livewire | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump wasn't -- and, apparently, still isn't -- happy that Democrats in Congress didn't stand to applaud him in his State of the Union address last week.
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Saudis May Admit Khashoggi Was Killed in Interrogation by Mistake

Saudis May Admit Khashoggi Was Killed in Interrogation by Mistake | Livewire | Scoop.it
President Trump echoed the possibility that Jamal Khashoggi was victim to “rogue killers.” The explanation shields the Saudi crown prince, who has cast himself as a moderate.
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Trudeau Still Canadians' Top Pick for Taming Trump, Poll Shows

Trudeau Still Canadians' Top Pick for Taming Trump, Poll Shows | Livewire | Scoop.it
Justin Trudeau’s government is under increasing attack for its U.S. trade deal, but Canadians still see the prime minister as the best bet for dealing with Donald Trump.
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U.S. Stocks Fall Fifth Day as Treasuries Retreat: Markets Wrap - Bloomberg

U.S. Stocks Fall Fifth Day as Treasuries Retreat: Markets Wrap - Bloomberg | Livewire | Scoop.it
U.S. stocks fell for a fifth day as Treasury yields resumed their upward march and investors grew increasingly concerned about the effects of the trade war with China. Oil held near $75 a barrel as a major hurricane headed for the Florida Panhandle.
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Rosenstein faces congressional confrontation amid new claim he seriously suggested wiretapping Trump - The

Rosenstein faces congressional confrontation amid new claim he seriously suggested wiretapping Trump - The | Livewire | Scoop.it
The deputy attorney general could be in the hot seat again soon.
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Britain, EU Edge Closer to Brexit Deal

Britain, EU Edge Closer to Brexit Deal | Livewire | Scoop.it
British and European negotiators have moved within sight of a deal on Brexit, having narrowed differences over the main sticking point of Northern Ireland.
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Chris Dudley, Kavanaugh character witness, arrested for bar fight.

Chris Dudley, Kavanaugh character witness, arrested for bar fight. | Livewire | Scoop.it
Chris Dudley was reportedly arrested for hitting a man with a glass in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1985.
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China Cancels High-Level Security Talks With the U.S. - The New York Times

China Cancels High-Level Security Talks With the U.S. - The New York Times | Livewire | Scoop.it
The decision to withdraw from an important annual meeting shows how tensions over an escalating trade war are spreading to other arenas.
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Netanyahu At Odds With Trump Over Two-State Solution : NPR

Netanyahu At Odds With Trump Over Two-State Solution : NPR | Livewire | Scoop.it
Days after President Trump endorsed a two-state solution, the Israeli prime minister tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that Israel must retain control of security in any agreement with the Palestinians.
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Indonesian survivors desperate to flee disaster zone as death toll climbs | Reuters

Indonesian survivors desperate to flee disaster zone as death toll climbs | Reuters | Livewire | Scoop.it
Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp.
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Avenatti: Third Kavanaugh accuser will prove credible against Kavanaugh, other ‘privileged white guys’ who defend him

Avenatti: Third Kavanaugh accuser will prove credible against Kavanaugh, other ‘privileged white guys’ who defend him | Livewire | Scoop.it
Julie Swetnick, the third woman to come forward publicly with sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is willing to take a lie detector test to prove her credibility, her attorney, Michael Avenatti, s
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The latest on the death of Saudi journalist

The latest on the death of Saudi journalist | Livewire | Scoop.it
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh Tuesday as Jamal Khashoggi's family demand an international inquiry into his "death." Follow here for the latest.
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Premier Ford won’t meet with top Trudeau minister Dominic LeBlanc this week

Premier Ford won’t meet with top Trudeau minister Dominic LeBlanc this week | Livewire | Scoop.it
Intergovernmental Affairs Minister says he will ‘keep trying’ to meet with Ontario Premier
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The oil patch misery gets even worse: Canadian crude hits another stunning record low vs. U.S. benchmark

The oil patch misery gets even worse: Canadian crude hits another stunning record low vs. U.S. benchmark | Livewire | Scoop.it
Record discount comes amid a pipeline capacity shortage
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Myanmar: Defiance and propaganda as world decries abuses against Rohingya - The

Myanmar: Defiance and propaganda as world decries abuses against Rohingya - The | Livewire | Scoop.it
A tour with Myanmar’s media minders shows the military control after its brutal campaign against the country’s Muslim minority.
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U.K. Economy Set for Best Quarter Since 2016 Despite Flat August - Bloomberg

U.K. Economy Set for Best Quarter Since 2016 Despite Flat August - Bloomberg | Livewire | Scoop.it
The U.K. economy appears to be on course for its best calendar quarter in almost two years, despite a weaker- than-expected performance in August. 
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These Are the Challenges Angela Merkel Must Navigate This Fall - Bloomberg

These Are the Challenges Angela Merkel Must Navigate This Fall - Bloomberg | Livewire | Scoop.it
Germany’s chancellor will face a key test of her staying power.
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Nikki Haley flips the script on Trump

Nikki Haley flips the script on Trump | Livewire | Scoop.it
The United Nations ambassador managed to resign on her own terms and get a glowing sendoff from the president along the way.
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After heated debate, hurled insults, Tory motion to overturn child-killer's transfer to healing lodge defeated

After heated debate, hurled insults, Tory motion to overturn child-killer's transfer to healing lodge defeated | Livewire | Scoop.it
"The Conservatives are terribly upset that I referred to them as practising ambulance-chasing politics, but if they're upset, it's probably because it stings a bit,"
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Theresa May, Facing Hard Deadline, Struggles to Navigate Treacherous Brexit Politics

Theresa May, Facing Hard Deadline, Struggles to Navigate Treacherous Brexit Politics | Livewire | Scoop.it
The British prime minister, armed with doggedness but not charisma, must come to terms with the EU by March or risk a no-deal exit that unleashes uncertainty. Are her political skills the ones needed to bring it off?
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After a year of setbacks, Palestinians see a few bright spots - The

After a year of setbacks, Palestinians see a few bright spots - The | Livewire | Scoop.it
Riyad Mansour, the Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations, said the Trump administration has failed in its efforts to erode support for Palestinians.
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North, South Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border | Reuters

North, South Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border | Reuters | Livewire | Scoop.it
Troops from North and South Korea began removing some landmines along their heavily fortified border on Monday, the South's defense ministry said, in a pact to reduce tension and build trust on the divided peninsula.
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Canada, U.S. reach new NAFTA deal | The Star

Canada, U.S. reach new NAFTA deal | The Star | Livewire | Scoop.it
The new deal, which will be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, makes substantial changes to the rules governing the North American auto industry. Some of the new rules will affect dozens of other industries and the consumers who buy their products, from milk to medicine.
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