Monday, 19 November, 2018

Trump welcomes freed pastor to Oval Office

WATCH: Freed Pastor Asks If He Can Pray For Trump; Trump Gives Perfect Response Trump Wanted To Shutter US Embassy In Turkey Over Detention Of American Pastor
Pablo Mccormick | 18 October, 2018, 17:32

US President Donald Trump's administration imposed sanctions targeting Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu in response to Turkey's arrest and prosecution of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror charges.

In a statement issued Wednesday, Heather Nauert, a spokeswoman for State, said: "Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Ankara". He faced up to 35 years in jail if convicted of all the charges against him.

Brunson knelt on one knee, put his hand on Trump's shoulder, and prayed for the president.

In all, Brunson was held for two years and was convicted and sentenced Friday of espionage and aiding terror groups, only to be quickly released on the basis of good behaviour and time served. "We do not pay ransom in this country..."

An American pastor freed after almost two years of detention in Turkey is expected to meet President Donald Trump at the White House.

Hackers accessed personal information of 30 million Facebook users
These obtained access tokens, which serve like digital keys to allow people to hack into the Facebook platform. Facebook has reduced the number of people it thinks were impacted by the data breach earlier this month.

"It is an answer to a whole lotta prayers, and a whole lotta people have been praying for Pastor Brunson and working to get his release", said Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) in an interview with WPTF radio in Raleigh. Coming on the heels of the confirmation of a conservative justice to the Supreme Court, Brunson's return is likely to leave evangelical Christians feeling good about the president and motivated get to the polls in the November 6 midterm elections.

"At this point I'm one of the most hated men in Turkey, probably", Brunson told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" Tuesday.

Brunson arrived in the USA hours before the meeting, stopping briefly in Germany for medical treatment after his release October 12 from two years' incarceration in Turkey.

"At the beginning I was held in solitary confinement for a number of days, and that was very hard", Brunson told ABC's George Stephanopoulos.

"Lord God, I ask that you pour out your Holy Spirit on President Trump, that you give him supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you have for this country and for him", said the freed pastor.

Bills HC McDermott may lose locker room if Peterman starts
Peterman now has 10 interceptions on 82 career pass attempts for an interception rate of 12.2 percent. Anderson, 34, has spent the previous seven seasons with the Carolina Panthers as a backup.

He continued: "I ask that you give him perseverance, and endurance and courage to stand for truth". "That he was concerned about the coming winter in August shows you how hopeless he thinks his situation is", Furnari said, adding her father told them, "My faith teaches me to forgive, so I forgive those who testified against me".

"I ask that you'd make him a great blessing to this country and fill him with your wisdom and strength and perseverance", Brunson prayed. "And we bless him. In Jesus' name we bless you".

Trump maintained the two cases were not linked, saying Brunson's release amid the Khashoggi investigation was "strict coincidence".

Tillis visited Brunson in Turkey twice, including attending his spring trial, and worked legislation into the defense authorization bill that penalized Turkey by denying sale of military jets.

All That Remains rocker Oli Herbert dead at 44
Formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1998, the band recorded eight studio albums and have sole over 1million records worldwide. While details of Herbert's death are still sparse, it has been revealed that the musician died in an accident at his home.

Recommended

  • IPhone XR available for pre-order from Friday

    IPhone XR available for pre-order from Friday

    The Apple iPhone Xr will be available for pre-order this week, and local stores have unveiled their pricing for the device. Interested buyers can head over to Flipkart, Amazon.in or Paytm Mall to pre-book the iPhone XR online on Friday.
    Trump threatens to 'close border' over caravan

    Trump threatens to 'close border' over caravan

    The official also said the migrant caravan will be a "prominent" topic of discussion at those meetings. President Donald Trump are trying to discourage them.
    Tilray CEO Sees Another Country Legalizing Pot in the Next Year

    Tilray CEO Sees Another Country Legalizing Pot in the Next Year

    A coalition of groups concerned about the health risks associated with marijuana is calling legalization a "dark day for Canada". Some started growing licensed medicinal pot in 2001 and have transitioned to also sell in the recreational pot market.
  • Wenger to return to management in January 2019

    Wenger to return to management in January 2019

    Arsene Wenger has expressed his intention to return to football in January having received "enquires from all over the word". Wenger won three Premier League titles at Arsenal but his final years at the north London club were more turbulent.
    Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens almost  100 in U.S.

    Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens almost 100 in U.S.

    The CDC says this particular strain is resistant to several of the antibiotics normally used to treat the infection. People have reported getting sick from eating various brands of chicken purchased in different locations.
    Relax! Mobile numbers issued through Aadhaar KYC wont be disconnected

    Relax! Mobile numbers issued through Aadhaar KYC wont be disconnected

    The government made it clear today that it has discontinued Aadhaar-based verification of mobile phone users. The central government will give customers adequate time to complete the fresh KYC (know your customer).
  • Analysts Take on Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)Apps for PC Daily

    Analysts Take on Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)Apps for PC Daily

    Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.12/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 3.6 Percent. Shares of the Hopkins, Minnesota-based company rose 3.4 percent to $269.10 in light trading before the opening bell on Tuesday .
    Astros possibly caught cheating in ALCS Game 1

    Astros possibly caught cheating in ALCS Game 1

    The Indians were concerned the man was attempting to view scouting reports Cleveland had on Houston's players, one person said. An Astros spokesman responded to several emails about the incident, but did not deny any of the specific details provided.
    Google switches to a Samsung display for the Pixel 3 XL

    Google switches to a Samsung display for the Pixel 3 XL

    That hasn't slowed down iFixit from tearing down the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to reveal all it can about the upcoming handsets. The Titan M Chip integrates deep security at the hardware level, starting with the bootloader.
  • Yadav replaces injured Thakur for first two Windies ODIs

    Yadav replaces injured Thakur for first two Windies ODIs

    A tweet by Congress meant to congratulate Indian team for victory against West Indies in 2nd Test turned into a moment of laughter for Twitter fans.
    Miami Heat Not Ruling Out Trade With Minnesota Timberwolves

    Miami Heat Not Ruling Out Trade With Minnesota Timberwolves

    While this is a bed he made, Taylor made matters worse by being headstrong on trading him, yet coming up empty-handed in the end. Butler won't be the only player traded during the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season, though.
    Trump pulling US  out of worldwide  pact on postal rates

    Trump pulling US out of worldwide pact on postal rates

    Officials said it is cheaper to ship certain packages to the U.S. from overseas than it is to send them domestically. The treaty sets fees that national postal services charge to deliver mail and small packages from other countries.

Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe Jamal Khashoggi's family is 'traumatized,' wants 'independent' and 'international' probe Turkish officials have reported that Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate and dismembered, a charge the Saudis have denied. Rubio's comments come a day after Trump vowed "severe punishment" for the United States ally if they were found responsible.

Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over during APL Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over during APL Hazratullah managed to do the same, racing to the milestone in fine style to record the joint-fastest fifty in T20 cricket. In the 14th match of the Afghanistan Premier League 2018, Balkh Legends have emerged as winners against Kabul Zwanan .

Diddy and Cassie Break Up Diddy and Cassie Break Up Diddy and Cassie have reportedly put an end to their relationship but they remain friends. Diddy is still following Cassie and has photos and videos of her on his Instagram page.

Theresa May faces backlash over hint to extend Brexit transition to 2021 Theresa May faces backlash over hint to extend Brexit transition to 2021 Britain could stay in the customs union for an extra year as the EU has reportedly offered to extend the Brexit transition period .

'The Real World' Reboot Launching on Facebook Watch 'The Real World' Reboot Launching on Facebook Watch A sizzle reel MTV released today captures my hopes and dreams for this reboot-and my disappointment in what it's become-perfectly. Facebook is teaming up with MTV for the relaunch, which will stream exclusively on its Watch service, reports Variety .

Possible case of AFM in Douglas County Five children in Maryland have contracted symptoms of an illness similar to polio this fall, according to state health officials. A Tennessee mother said her child was the latest diagnosis. "None of the specimens have tested positive for poliovirus ".

Meghan Markle's Half Sister Breaks Silence On Royal Baby News Meghan Markle's Half Sister Breaks Silence On Royal Baby News Pupils from Trinity Grammar forgot to remind Prince Harry and Meghan about the loud noise generated by the miniature cars. Crellin said the couple were adventurous eaters and had given the taste test the thumbs up.

Pregnant Meghan Markle dazzles in $10K outfit Melbourne Pregnant Meghan Markle dazzles in $10K outfit Melbourne Despite a downpour of rain, the couple appeared to be in good spirits as they visited several different organizations. Their first official engagement in Dubbo was at the dedication of a new plane for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

London travellers face disruption as Heathrow rail line suspended London travellers face disruption as Heathrow rail line suspended Greater Western Railway said there were fewer than usual electric trains but most have been temporarily replaced by diesel trains. A reduced service began running around midday but disruption continued throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level Fed officials discussed hiking rates to 'restrictive' level Under Powell, the Fed has been gradually raising rates as the economy has strengthened as a way to prevent a run-up in inflation. "Because the Fed is raising rates too fast". "I'm not blaming anybody", Trump said in the interview.

Spain: Hurricane Leslie hits the Catalonia Region Spain: Hurricane Leslie hits the Catalonia Region HUNDREDS of thousands of people have been left without power as a tropical storm brought 180mph winds to Spain and Portugal . Power was being restored across the north and centre of the country during the morning.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai turns 20: Karan Johar gets nostalgic Kuch Kuch Hota Hai turns 20: Karan Johar gets nostalgic She said, "I would go back a little whenever he used to approach to kiss me". The duo even did Raj and Anjali iconic handshake at the event.

Deaths of parents in Wis. ruled a homicide, missing teen in 'danger' Deaths of parents in Wis. ruled a homicide, missing teen in 'danger' Officials found her parents' bodies just before 1 a.m. "I'm telling you, Jayme is missing and endangered", Fitzgerald said. The couple, aged 56 and 46, were found shot dead in their family home at about 01:00 local (06:00 GMT) on Monday.

Canelo Alvarez inks $365M deal with streaming service DAZN Canelo Alvarez inks $365M deal with streaming service DAZN ESPN reported that Alvarez's deal with DAZN, which runs through 2023, is the most lucrative long-term athlete contract in history. It will offer fans a monthly subscription service to watch the fights rather than having to pay hefty pay-per-view fees.

Proposed Wembley sale CANCELLED as Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws offer Proposed Wembley sale CANCELLED as Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws offer Broader support from within the Football Association is necessary, and "with opinions clearly split, that is not possible at this time".