Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is “an official declaration of defeat” by so-called Islamic State (IS). Iraqi forces say IS blew up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning minaret as jihadists battled to…

Read More

John Scott Elliott—Ponzi Scheme

John Elliott has been registered as a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services from November 2011 to September of 2016. Elliott was terminated by Ameriprise for alleged “compliance policy violations related to selling away”, according to reports from Kansas City. The Peiffer Rosca Wolf lawyers are investigating whether Elliott helped raise funds for Sellers and…

Read More

Trump-Russia inquiry: President 'probed for obstruction of justice'

President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, US media reports say. They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed about whether Mr Trump tried to end an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser. Mr Trump’s legal team said the latest leak to the media was…

Read More

Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'

Ex-FBI chief James Comey will tell Congress on Thursday President Donald Trump wanted a “patronage relationship” and asked for his “loyalty”. According to his opening statement, Mr Comey will also testify the president asked him to drop an inquiry into fired National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. He says Mr Trump called the Russian probe “a…

Read More

Malaysia Airlines plane threat foiled by 'heroes', witness says

A witness has described how passengers tackled a man who allegedly made a false bomb threat on a Malaysia Airlines plane. Flight MH128, bound for Kuala Lumpur, was forced to return to Melbourne after the man tried to enter the cockpit. The flight landed safely and the passenger was arrested, police said, adding it was…

Read More