• Rod Rosenstein: US deputy attorney general could be fired after 'criticising Trump'
Rod Rosenstein: US deputy attorney general could be fired after 'criticising Trump'

Rosenstein strongly denied the allegations. Rosenstein was overseeing Mueller's work after the attorney general, Jeff Sessions , recused himself due to his contacts with Russian officials when he was part of the Trump campaign. Rosenstein says the story is "inaccurate and factually incorrect". Democrats and many Republicans have warned T...

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  • Terrorist attack at Iranian military parade kills at least 10
Terrorist attack at Iranian military parade kills at least 10

The attack took place in Ahvaz, with the assailants apparently targeting Revolutionary Guardsmen. Saturday's attack, in which militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in Ahvaz, was the deadliest attack in the country in almost a decade.

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  • Florence regroups as Tropical Storm Kirk; slim chance for Carolina repeat
Florence regroups as Tropical Storm Kirk; slim chance for Carolina repeat

The first Sunday of autumn is busy in the Tropics. It has since turned south and now moves in a westward direction. Where is Tropical Storm Kirk now? The environment over the next few days was expected to support some further intensification.

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  • China denies meddling in United States elections, demands ‘respect’
China denies meddling in United States elections, demands ‘respect’

Therefore, China's growth stands to suffer more than the United States does, again, in the short term. No one knows if a politically divided United States will serve to undercut Trump's aggressive tactics. China still has a higher average tariff rate than many developed economies. "I don't think China is winning this, and I don't think we've felt t...

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  • Refers to earlier Dassault pact with Reliance
Refers to earlier Dassault pact with Reliance

He is playing into the hands of forces inimical to the nation", said the Law Minister. Curiously, AFP only translated the second part of Hollande's comments for its English version, writing; "When asked whether India had put pressure on Reliance and Dassault to work together, Hollande said he was unaware and "only Dassault can comment on this"....

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  • Trump Calls on Kavanaugh Accuser to Present Police Report
Trump Calls on Kavanaugh Accuser to Present Police Report

But according to USA media reports , Katz said in an email to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Ford still wishes to testify "provided that we can agree on terms that are fair and which ensure her safety". His approval by the Judiciary Committee and the Republican-majority Senateappeared to be an nearly certainty until The Washington Post ...

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  • Girl critically ill after second shark attack hits Australian island
Girl critically ill after second shark attack hits Australian island

The young girl, believed to be from New Zealand , was airlifted to hospital where she underwent emergency surgery on Thursday night and continues to fight for life. Mr Furner urged swimmers to stay out of the water in the vicinity of Cid Harbour and Sawmill Bay near Whitsunday Island. With their fuel tank just ten minutes short of what was neede...

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  • Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz
Gunmen attack military parade in Iran's Ahvaz

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the shooting rampage dubbed a "terrorist" attack by the authorities, in which at least 30 people were also wounded. "I would like to confirm our readiness to further enhance cooperation with Iranian partners in countering this evil", the Kremlin quoted Putin as saying.

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  • Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate
Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

Kavanaugh more than three decades ago made by Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor. "When he speaks, people take that to heart", Murphree said , calling O'Rourke's remarks "insulting to me as a citizen of this state and as a police officer".

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  • Donald Trump's Idea For Sahara Desert Border Wall Gets Demolished
Donald Trump's Idea For Sahara Desert Border Wall Gets Demolished

Trump disagreed, according to Borrell's recollection, adding that "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico". CNN's request for comments from the White House was not responded to. Spain has two enclaves - Melilla and Ceuta - on the north African coast. Spain has experienced a surge in migration, particularly over the past...

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  • Anti-Kavanaugh Lawyer Claims Hearing Would Impede 'The Truth'
Anti-Kavanaugh Lawyer Claims Hearing Would Impede 'The Truth'

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford . At the time , an all-male panel of Republicans ruthlessly smeared Hill's character, sparking a national backlash from women infuriated by her treatment. Ford has accused Kavanaugh of attacking her and trying to remove her clothing while he was drunk at a party in 1982 when he was 17 years old and she was 15.

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  • Trump Says US-North Korea Relations Making
Trump Says US-North Korea Relations Making "Tremendous Progress"

President Donald Trump . "He said he hoped (U.S. Secretary of State) Mike Pompeo would visit North Korea soon, and also a second summit with Trump would take place in the near future, in order to move the denuclearization process along quickly", Moon said.

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  • Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China
Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China

A Philippine mayor says it's highly unlikely any of the 40 to 50 people who are feared buried in a huge mudslide can be found alive. As the storm ripped through the Philippines , on September 15, footage emerged of the raging floodwaters that had wrecked homes and triggered landslides.

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  • Points to watch for at Pyongyang summit
Points to watch for at Pyongyang summit

Om what are by now familiar images of the two Korean leaders hugging and exchanging warm smiles, Kim greeted Moon at Pyongyang's airport. About 150 business, entertainment and sports leaders streamed onto the aircraft before it departed. Behind them there were large signs bearing slogans reading, 'We ardently welcome President Moon Jae-in visiting ...

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  • Triple talaq Ordinance passed: What are the provisions?
Triple talaq Ordinance passed: What are the provisions?

The Supreme Court previous year banned the practice. "I appeal to you to rise above vote-bank politics and help pass it in the interest of justice for women", he told reporters after the Cabinet meeting. A woman can also seek the custody of her minor children from the magistrate who will take a final call on the issue. The proposed law also addr...

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  • Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick
Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick

It is a good thing Washington politicians do not hold themselves to the same standard as that to which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being held. Neither Collins nor Murkowski faces re-election this fall. Grassley offered his assurance that Ford would be treated respectfully and not badgered during the hearing.

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  • Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar released from Adiala jail
Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar released from Adiala jail

The court's decision came petitions filed by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar challenging the Avenfield verdict against them. Likewise, the deed declaring Maryam Nawaz trustee was also proved fake. 6 July, 2018: The NAB court convicts Sharif, his daughter Maryama and her husband Capta...

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  • Donald Trump Praises Kim Jong Un for Denuclearization Pledge
Donald Trump Praises Kim Jong Un for Denuclearization Pledge

The two leaders held one-on-one talks on the second day of their summit on Wednesday, aiming to announce steps to rekindle stalled negotiations on the North's nuclear programme and deepen bilateral ties. "It's worrying there was no mention of North Korea's current missile and nuclear warhead stockpiles in the statement", he added. At a banquet af...

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  • North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient
North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

President Donald Trump plans to visit North Carolina on Wednesday to see the destruction left behind by Hurricane Florence, as well as the hard relief efforts. Cooper said farmers have seen flood and wind damage to their crops. Brock Long of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said "the numbers are all over the place" and "there's just to...

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  • Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation
Bush stands by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual misconduct allegation

While Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the committee, has been criticized for how she's handled the allegations, she also expressed disappointment in Republicans and the Trump administration for "failing to take even the most basic steps to investigate this matter".

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  • U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions
U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions

The North was "willing to denuclearise", Moon said on Thursday, while the USA was willing to "end hostile relations" and provide security guarantees, "but there is a blockage as both sides are demanding each other to act first". North Korea has demanded USA security guarantees as key conditions for its disarmament, and ending the war is an integral...

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  • Putin: Demilitarized zone for Syria's Idlib to be created
Putin: Demilitarized zone for Syria's Idlib to be created

Russian Federation and Turkey agreed on Monday to a create a "demilitarised zone" between Syrian rebels and government forces in the northern city of Idlib, staving off a potential humanitarian catastrophe in the last rebel stronghold.

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  • 83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence
83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life- threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours. Although slow weakening is expected to begin by late Thursday, Florence is forecast to be an extremely risky major hurricane when it nears the USA coast late T...

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  • RT: Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again
RT: Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again

Petrov said that on their first trip to Salisbury, they were unable to make it from the train station to the cathedral - about 800 meters - because of snow and slush. "Any sensible person would be afraid", said Boshirov. "So how did this happen?" We want to hear from you. The full unedited interview still hasn't been published online but the ...

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  • US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women
US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women

Police say he confessed to four killings, but refrain from revealing details of the attacks. Authorities arrested Juan David Ortiz on Saturday morning after a woman he allegedly kidnapped escaped and went to police, The Associated Press reported .

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  • China says world trade system not flawless, needs reform
China says world trade system not flawless, needs reform

Presumably, there will be a meeting. In addition to retaliatory tariffs, companies report China is slowing down customs clearances and stepping up inspections and other bureaucratic processes, the chambers said. "That's why a diverse coalition of industries is banding together to amplify the voices of hardworking Americans and ensure Washington...

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  • Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence
Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

And cameras aboard the International Space Station managed to catch incredible footage just a few minutes after the storm's landfall. "A big worry about Hurricane Florence is that it's not acting like a normal hurricane", said Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher, reporting from Wilmington, North Carolina.

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  • White House says Manafort plea is 'totally unrelated' to Trump's 'victorious' campaign
White House says Manafort plea is 'totally unrelated' to Trump's 'victorious' campaign

The charges do not relate to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The indicted former campaign chairman, according to reporting from CBS News in late October of 2016, was the person who moved the ex-Indiana governor into the role of Donald Trump's running mate.

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  • Palestinians Declare Trump Their Enemy, Threaten Explosion of Violence
Palestinians Declare Trump Their Enemy, Threaten Explosion of Violence

In a video, Erekat also said "We are determined to pursue our fight in the Security Council, General Assembly, Human Rights Council and the International Court of Justice". "We lost the USA administration but we gained our national rights", Zomlot said. "If the court comes after us, Israel or other U.S. allies, we will not sit quietly", Bolton ...

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  • Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut
Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut

It can affect as many as 31.4 million people in the region, according to the United Nation's Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System. Mangkhut, locally known as super typhoon Ompong, has already passed the US territory of Guam, where it caused widespread flooding and power outages.

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  • Mallya says met Jaitley before leaving India, Minister rejects his claim
Mallya says met Jaitley before leaving India, Minister rejects his claim

Three back-to-back statements and clarifications from absconding liquor king and alleged fraudster Vijay Mallya and Union finance minister Arun Jaitley about their unofficial encounter at some place in Parliament (which both agreed that it happened), raises some serious questions.

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  • World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs
World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs

The tariffs that Trump has imposed, and threatened to impose, total $517bn - more than the $505bn in Chinese goods that entered the country previous year. The US dollar rallied versus major peers and the offshore Chinese yuan fell the most in a week. That would give financial markets a chance to digest the politically sensitive data before tr...

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  • USA threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe
USA threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe

The Bolton speech today isolates the United States from worldwide criminal justice and severely undermines our leadership in bringing perpetrators of atrocity crimes to justice elsewhere in the world.... He said the PLO leadership has instead "condemned a yet-to-be-seen United States peace plan and "refused to engage with the United States governme...

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  • Trump Assails Highly Critical New Book
Trump Assails Highly Critical New Book

Trump's more misguided impulses", the self-satisfied, political equivalent of a "my job here is done" meme when you consider just how numerous president's impulses get out regardless. One of the most unsafe incidents involved Trump's obsession with the 28,000 troops the US has stationed in South Korea, and the $3.5 billion a year the USA pays to...

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  • New wildfire rips through northern California
New wildfire rips through northern California

More than 6,000 wildfires have hit the U.S. state of California this year, burning an area of 580,100 hectares (1,435,263 acres) and causing damages worth more than $2.56bn, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the National Interagency Fire Center.

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  • India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex
India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex

Read | What is Section 377? "It happened because Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley were of the view that section 377 should be decriminalized and the party should not be a hindrance in the process", said a senior BJP leader in the know of the development.

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  • Florence restrengthens into a hurricane, approaching East Coast
Florence restrengthens into a hurricane, approaching East Coast

Florence was expected to approach the southeastern coast of the United States on Thursday, possibly near the North Carolina-South Carolina border, according to maps of the storm's trajectory predicted by the NHC. Hurricane Isaac - which late Sunday became the fifth hurricane of the season - is heading west towards the Caribbean. In Charleston...

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  • Caller Blasts White House Whistleblower's Attack On Donald Trump As
Caller Blasts White House Whistleblower's Attack On Donald Trump As "Fake News"

However, allegations that Mattis is intervening regularly to avert national security disasters have once again raised the question of whether military commanders possess the authority to refuse a direct order from the President under certain circumstances.

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  • Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers
Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

She had been visiting NY when she learned of her son's death. The Dallas Police chief announced Saturday morning that the warrant for the off-duty officer who shot and killed a man when she says she mistook his apartment for her own, is on hold, after a request by lead investigators, the Texas Rangers .

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  • Former Trump campaign aide sentenced - and his lawyer blames Trump
Former Trump campaign aide sentenced - and his lawyer blames Trump

United States investigators were only alerted to Papadopoulos's activities in mid-2016 after he told Australia's ambassador to London, Alexander Downer, about his talks with Mifsud during a late-night drinking session in a London pub. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his dealings with Jo...

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