• Dallas police fire officer who fatally shot man in his own apartment
Dallas police fire officer who fatally shot man in his own apartment

Dallas police officer Amber Guyger says she entered Botham Shem Jean's apartment by mistake at end of her shift; Casey Stegall reports. A four-year veteran of the department, Guyger has the right to appeal the disciplinary action, according to the tweet.

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  • Rod Rosenstein talked about secretly recording Trump in midst of chaos
Rod Rosenstein talked about secretly recording Trump in midst of chaos

Rosenstein talked about secretly recording the president using a wire in May 2017, memos written by then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and FBI lawyer Lisa Page said , according to a Washington Post report . Rosenstein would be well-advised to step aside, the president and the attorney general would be well within their right to terminate h...

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  • Trump's court nominee, faces new sex allegation
Trump's court nominee, faces new sex allegation

Meanwhile, the White House Spokesperson Kerri Kupec noted that the decades-old allegations brought up against the judge were timed and " designed to tear down a good man ". She has said there are gaps in her own knowledge, that she was - she was inebriated as well. Trump's team discussed the latest allegation with the President over the course of...

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  • Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired
Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired

Rosenstein has denied the reports . Rosenstein assumed supervision of the probe after his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions , recused himself because of his own contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington while serving as a Trump campaign adviser became public.

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  • Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes
Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

These will apply to nearly 6,000 items, including handbags, rice and textiles. But those tariffs still will affect agricultural and chemical products, metals and other exports created to inflict pain on US farmers, and they will still target the industrial and pharmaceutical sectors.

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  • HAL employees feel let down after fresh revelations on Rafale deal
HAL employees feel let down after fresh revelations on Rafale deal

Gandhi repeated the charge in a press conference in New Delhi on Saturday. Opposition parties have stepped up their attack on the Rafale deal , alleging that the government's "complicity, collusion and conspiracy" to benefit Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "crony friend" has been exposed following former French President Francois Hollande's c...

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  • Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican
Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican

On Thursday, the Apostolic Nunciature (Pope's Ambassador) to India accepted the request of the rape accused Bishop to relieve him of his religious duties temporarily. She wrote: "We experience neglect from every side". The news was welcomed by people in Kochi where nuns of various churches have been protesting for the past ten days.

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  • NY To Send More College Students To Help Puerto Rico Recover
NY To Send More College Students To Help Puerto Rico Recover

The White House dispatched administration officials, including Housing Secretary Ben Carson , to the island to meet with Puerto Rico officials to discuss the ongoing recovery efforts. Calderon said Thursday that the current problems on the island are largely a "man-made crisis thanks to what's happened here in Washington, D.C." and the government'...

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  • 11 troops killed in Iran parade attack
11 troops killed in Iran parade attack

Bloodied troops could be seen in combat fatigues, helping each other walk away in images from Iranian news service ISNA . There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Iran's southwest. The Guard also has vast holdings in Iran's economy. ISNA said an unnamed spokesman for the Revolutionary Guards blamed Arab nationalists...

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  • US Senate committee postpones Brett Kavanaugh hearing
US Senate committee postpones Brett Kavanaugh hearing

Ford, on the other hand, has received support from Democrats , many of whom were already opposed to Kavanaugh's ascension to the nation's highest court. But as Vanity Fair noted, he has been uncharacteristically cautious in his response to the Kavanaugh situation - defending the judge but mostly shying away from attacking Ford.

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  • Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate
Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

EST, marks the first direct face-off between the two men in a race that has vaulted to the top of the American political consciousness, as Democrats believe O'Rourke represents their best chance in decades to win statewide office in Texas for the first time since the early 1990's.

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  • Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants
Trump suggested Sahara wall to stem migrants

Building a wall through the Sahara would be more complicated still, given that Spain would need the co-operation of foreign nations to build on their territory. The Sahara desert is roughly 5,000km long. Mr Trump's pledge to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico was one of his best-known election promises.

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  • GOP pushing forward for Kavanaugh, accuser wants 'fairness'
GOP pushing forward for Kavanaugh, accuser wants 'fairness'

Senator Lindsey Graham said "it is imperative the Judiciary Committee move forward on the Kavanaugh nomination and a committee vote be taken as soon as possible". Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his home Wednesday in Chevy Chase, Md. Former FBI special agent and current CNN analyst Asha Rangappa said that she was told b...

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  • Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity
Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

He also says the Trump administration had invited North Korean officials to meet in Austria with the new US special envoy for North Korea "at the earliest opportunity". "The North Koreans have always held out launches as their right as a sovereign nation". While a formal peace regime officially ending the Korean War would need buy in from the U...

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  • Trump Calls Latest Developments in North Korea ‘Very Exciting’
Trump Calls Latest Developments in North Korea ‘Very Exciting’

Speaking at a joint news conference broadcast live in South Korea , Kim, speaking beside Moon, said the two had agreed to turn the Korean peninsula into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats". But he said he would start taking phased actions toward that goal only if Washington reciprocated with "simultaneous" measures to p...

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  • What You Need To Know As North And South Korean Leaders Meet
What You Need To Know As North And South Korean Leaders Meet

The dialogue between Pyeongyang and Washington had been stopped because of disagreements over denuclearization issues. Mr Moon's chief of staff, however, played down the chance that Mr Moon's summit with Mr Kim would produce major progress in nuclear diplomacy.

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  • Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China
Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

Mangkhut's winds weakened to 170 kilometers (105 miles) per hour after the storm blew across Luzon island toward the South China Sea, aiming at southern China and Hong Kong , where residents braced for the worst. In Hong Kong, which was hit hard over the weekend, videos on social media showed apartments swaying in the wind, scaffolding crashing ...

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  • Public hearing scheduled for Kavanaugh, accuser
Public hearing scheduled for Kavanaugh, accuser

Feinstein's comments came as Mark Judge, a friend of Kavanaugh whom Ford accused of being in the room during the alleged sexual assault, told the Judiciary Committee he did not want to testify. "It is really not fair to either of them the way it is was handled". Hill on Tuesday wrote an op-ed in The New York Times urging that the hearings into ...

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  • India bans instant divorce by Muslim men
India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

The " Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill" was cleared by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks numbers. "We have all the evidence and a series of papers in this regard", Mr. Prasad said. Hasina Khan of the Bebaaq Collective, which was one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, seve...

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  • Trump says United States considering permanent military presence in Poland
Trump says United States considering permanent military presence in Poland

Trump said he and Duda agreed to bolster the United States and Poland's defense cooperation in military relations, intelligence, missile defense and training, and praised the country for meeting North Atlantic Treaty Organization goals on defense spending.

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  • SA legalises personal, private cannabis use
SA legalises personal, private cannabis use

The legislature has been given 24 months to do so. The Dagga Party has for many years been fighting for the decriminalisation of marijuana. You can now smoke dagga legally at home, and grow enough for personal consumption. South African opposition lawmaker Mario Oriani-Ambrosini submitted a draft law in 2014 calling for the legalisation of ...

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  • Russia: Ilyushin Il-20 Disappeared in Israeli F-16 Attack on Latakia
Russia: Ilyushin Il-20 Disappeared in Israeli F-16 Attack on Latakia

Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russian Federation that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said some missiles did get through the Syrian defences and struck ammunition d...

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  • Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on
Carolinas deluged by floods as Florence moves on

It's only going to be more necessary in the future because global warming is making hurricanes wetter and slower, so they drop more rain, Shepherd said. All areas around the river, within one mile, are under a mandatory evacuation. As of Monday afternoon, there have been 62 people, two dogs and two cats rescued throughout the county.

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  • North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites
North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

The North will also permanently dismantle its Nyongbyon nuclear complex so long as the United States takes corresponding measures. " Kim Jong Un has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad in the presence of global experts".

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  • Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation
Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation

He also hired outside investigators to look into complaints and introduced a resolution to expel Democratic Sen. "They can't say this is the last minute when they jammed this thing through and asked for a vote long before all the information is in".

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  • Police confirm four WA reports as strawberry needle scandal spreads
Police confirm four WA reports as strawberry needle scandal spreads

Queensland Police have also launched an investigation. Canning Vale market agent Allstates Farms, which supplies about one-third of WA's strawberries to Coles , Woolworths, Aldi and IGA on behalf of local farmers, has installed metal detection equipment at a cost of $30,000.

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  • Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin
Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967. Congratulations Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono . Instead it transpired that the pacemakers were holding him back. "It was hard", Kipchoge told The Guardian . Kipchoge's run on Sunday was the biggest improvement on the...

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  • Trump stance on Puerto Rico death toll draws criticism on Capitol Hill
Trump stance on Puerto Rico death toll draws criticism on Capitol Hill

But Thursday morning, Trump tweeted , "3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico ". The Trump administration faced criticism for its relief efforts in Puerto Rico from lawmakers in both parties, who have said the White House was too slow to respond in the wake of the hurricane and didn't send enough people to the ...

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  • United States seeking new trade talks with China
United States seeking new trade talks with China

Watch Alibaba , iQiyi , JD.com , Baidu.com , Pinduoduo , Nio trade in real-time here. The Trump administration had invited Chinese officials to restart trade talks, the White House's top economic adviser said on Wednesday, news that gave a lift to Asian stocks, including Chinese shares and the yuan currency.

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  • Mother and infant are first Hurricane Florence fatalities
Mother and infant are first Hurricane Florence fatalities

Florence was expected to make landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina , at midday, and forecasters said its size meant it could batter the U.S. East Coast with hurricane-force winds for almost a full day. In New Bern, the picturesque riverfront town and birth place of Pepsi, where the Neuse and Trent rivers meet, incoming Mayor Sabrina Bengel said...

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  • Trump ex-campaign head Manafort changes mind, cooperates in Russian Federation probe
Trump ex-campaign head Manafort changes mind, cooperates in Russian Federation probe

As part of routine plea hearing questions, she asked Manafort, "Has anybody made any promises to you?" Those crimes center on his failure to register as a foreign agent, money laundering, and hiding Ukrainian payments that reached $60 million.

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  • South Africa’s murder rate up nearly 7 percent, police say
South Africa’s murder rate up nearly 7 percent, police say

A total of 20,336 people were killed in the 12 months to March this year, up from 19,016 the previous year. Nyangna in Western Cape took the top spot. In Gauteng, Jeppe police station leads with 125 murders followed by Ivory Park with 108. Cele further said: "The crime stats are nothing to write home about".

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  • Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum agree: Trumps Puerto Rico claim was wrong
Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum agree: Trumps Puerto Rico claim was wrong

Researchers at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University determined about 3,000 people died. "If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list". Its inhabitants are USA citizens, though they are barred from voting in presidential elections and have only one congressional representativ...

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  • Jaitley 'lying', Cong leader saw Mallya 'talking discreetly' to FM: Rahul Gandhi
Jaitley 'lying', Cong leader saw Mallya 'talking discreetly' to FM: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday slammed Arun Jaitley over Vijay Mallya's alleged claims that he met the Finance Minister with a settlement offer before leaving the country. Hours later, he however backtracked and said that there was no formal meeting. In a swipe at the government's "sabka saath, sabka vikas" slogan, Congress spokesp...

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  • Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines
Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

Typhoon "Ompong" was seen 725 km east of Virac, Catanduanes on Thursday at 10 a.m with maximum sustained winds of 205 kph and gusts of 255 kph. Mangkhut is expected to make landfall Saturday morning of 15 September. Poor communities reliant on fishing are some of the most vulnerable to fierce typhoon winds and the storm surge that pounds the co...

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  • Fresh Protests Over Russia Pension Reforms .
Fresh Protests Over Russia Pension Reforms .

The move has seen Putin's approval rating drop by 15% and "unlike protests against corruption organised by Navalny, which have rallied mostly young people, the pension protests have brought older Russians, often seen as Mr Putin's base, into the streets", says the New York Times .

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  • Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape
Indian nuns demand arrest of bishop accused of rape

The nun, who admitted to be under vast pressure in her battle against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, said that she was pained by the derogatory comments raised against her by sitting legislator PC George and will not meet the media. Copies of the letter were sent to 21 others, including the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI) President Cardinal ...

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  • Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'
Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'

The President's trip, planned for November 12th after Armistice Day commemorations in France, will not now happen. News of the cancellation was first reported by an Irish national newspaper, The Irish Independent . presidential election, in the summer of 2016, but later shelved the plan. Speaking on The Marty Squad on RTE Radio One on 2 Se...

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  • Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif, Daughter In Lahore For Kulsoom Nawaz's Funeral
Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif, Daughter In Lahore For Kulsoom Nawaz's Funeral

PML-N Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb told the Associated Press that arrangements were being made to bring her remains back to Pakistan for burial. Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar would be released on parole for a day to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoo...

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  • Something really wrong inside this White House
Something really wrong inside this White House

Business Insider reported Monday that Woodward's book on the Trump White House , which comes out Tuesday, contains a passage about the fallout from Trump's press conference in which he declared "both sides" were to blame for the violence that left one counter-protester dead.

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