• Pakistan rally ends after Dutch lawmaker cancels cartoon contest
Pakistan rally ends after Dutch lawmaker cancels cartoon contest

The protesters are scheduled to march from the eastern city of Lahore to the capital Islamabad . Rizvi had planned to stage a sit-in to force Pakistan to sever diplomatic ties with the Netherlands over the contest. Wilders announced the contest in June and claimed to had received 200 entries so far. 'Others are also at risk because of the ...

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  • McCain Salute: One Of Nation’s ‘Bravest Souls’ In War, Peace
McCain Salute: One Of Nation’s ‘Bravest Souls’ In War, Peace

The remarks from former Democratic and Republican presidents who were once rivals to McCain will send an unmistakable message of unity and bipartisanship at a time when Washington is deeply divided. "For 35 years, John served in these very halls under this very dome". Friends, family and former presidents will gather at Washington National Ca...

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  • USA stops funding to Palestinian refugee agency due to 'irredeemably flawed operation'
USA stops funding to Palestinian refugee agency due to 'irredeemably flawed operation'

Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the executive committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, said the cuts could destabilise refugee camps not only in the West Bank and Gaza, but also in Jordan and Lebanon. He said "neither the United States nor else will be able to dissolve" UNRWA. "We reject and condemn this American decision in its entirety"...

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  • Syrian FM says regime will try to avoid civilian deaths in Idlib
Syrian FM says regime will try to avoid civilian deaths in Idlib

The UN's Syria peace envoy called Thursday for a humanitarian corridor. Lavrov said on Wednesday that militants in Idlib had to be liquidated, describing them as "a festering abscess". Government forces have been massing around Idlib province for weeks, particularly in Al-Ghab which was once a key farming area. Russian Federation remains in dis...

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  • New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'
New Mexico Interstate 40 crash in Thoreau leaves 'multiple dead'

Multiple people were killed and others were seriously injured. Officials did not release any details about the patients' conditions. The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to investigate. "The remaining three are in satisfactory or serious conditions". "We are working with regional resources for reunification of tho...

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  • Mystery Woman in Shackles Seen Ringing Neighbors' Doorbells - Dark Truth Emerges
Mystery Woman in Shackles Seen Ringing Neighbors' Doorbells - Dark Truth Emerges

Police now say that the woman was not considered missing. [When my husband] walked outside no one was in sight. "It was like she disappeared in thin air". Officials there spoke to her, and she gave details that only the victim in this case would know, further solidifying officials' confidence that she is the woman in the video and she did live in t...

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  • The Media Is Making John McCain’s Death About Trump
The Media Is Making John McCain’s Death About Trump

Inside the chamber, the wooden desk that McCain occupied for six terms was draped in black . Two days after Sen. Barring an official White House proclamation ordering flags nationwide to be flown at half-staff in McCain's honor, the top Senate Republican and Democrat on Monday requested that the Defense Department "provide necessary support ...

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  • Trump Says McGahn to Leave White House After Kavanaugh Vote
Trump Says McGahn to Leave White House After Kavanaugh Vote

McGahn and many high-level White House officials were caught off guard by Trump's tweet , which followed a report by Axios earlier in the day that McGahn was preparing to leave. The Washington Post said in his interviews with Mr Mueller's team, which also is investigating potential obstruction of justice regarding the Russian meddling, Mr McG...

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  • US Warns Russia, Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use
US Warns Russia, Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

Last week, USA national security adviser John Bolton warned the United States will act " very strongly " if Syria uses chemical weapons to take the province. Russia's navy buildup around Syria represents the biggest since Moscow kicked off its intervention in Syria with its sole aircraft carrier in 2015. He said there was a "full political un...

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  • Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis
Services for McCain set for Phoenix, Washington, Annapolis

But they were raised on Monday morning , leading to criticism that Trump was unable to put aside political differences to honor McCain, a prisoner of war in Vietnam who went on to serve 35 years in Congress. Jim Brown has been on Trump's side in the president's dispute with Black NFL players who have been kneeling during the national anthem to ...

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  • Pope ‘begs forgiveness’ as archbishop accuses him of ignoring abuse
Pope ‘begs forgiveness’ as archbishop accuses him of ignoring abuse

Archbishop Vigano criticized Pope Francis for not taking action against Cardinal McCarrick after he claimed he told the pope of the allegations in 2013. The pope accepted the resignation of McCarrick, now 88, in July, making him just the second cardinal ever to lose his status. In the past, there have been allegations that he engaged in sexual be...

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  • South Korea Urges More US-North Korea Talks
South Korea Urges More US-North Korea Talks

The Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, issued a scathing condemnation of what it said were recent "infiltration" drills that involved the navy, Green Berets, Delta Force and other special units of the US military based in Okinawa Prefecture.

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  • Support for Australia's ruling party hits 10-year low under new PM
Support for Australia's ruling party hits 10-year low under new PM

Bishop did not say whether she planned to stand in the next federal election in May 2019. Turnbull then relinquished his prime ministership on Friday after a second leadership spill that saw former Treasurer Morrison defeat Dutton 45-40 in a party vote and be sworn in as Australia's 30th prime minister on Friday night.

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  • Manafort Engaged In Unsuccessful Plea Talks With Mueller To Avert DC Trial
Manafort Engaged In Unsuccessful Plea Talks With Mueller To Avert DC Trial

The "greatest risk" to President Donald Trump's presidency and businesses is not Special Counsel Robert Mueller , but federal prosecutors in NY, according to Alan Dershowitz. Schiff and Pelosi have indicated that there would need to be a robust case against Trump for Democrats to consider impeachment because they'll likely need more than a doz...

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  • National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe
National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

The verdict and the guilty plea occurred within minutes of one another on Tuesday afternoon, and Cohen directly implicated the president in a pair of campaign finance violations related to his arrangement in 2016 to silence two women who say they had affairs with Trump years earlier.

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  • NRA spokeswoman calls for end to gun-free zones after Jacksonville shooting
NRA spokeswoman calls for end to gun-free zones after Jacksonville shooting

The competition was held in a gaming bar that shares space with a pizzeria. Jacksonville police identified the gunman as David Katz , a 24-year-old resident of Baltimore, and a participant in the $5,000 tournament. He jumped a fence and ran, leaving behind his backpack and cellphone. "I am still in shock", he said. "Because if I'd won, I wou...

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  • Tributes pour in after death of United States senator John McCain
Tributes pour in after death of United States senator John McCain

McCain has had a reputation for speaking his mind, which led to a running feud with President Donald Trump . Greenfield, an Emmy-winning reporter and analyst, was embarrassed by the White House reaction to McCain's death, and he said the president's actions and statements revealed a startling lack of courage.

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  • Hawaii 'dodged a bullet,' as Lane weakens to tropical storm
Hawaii 'dodged a bullet,' as Lane weakens to tropical storm

Earlier on Thursday the storm was downgraded to category three strength. Thousands were left without power after torrential downpour dumped 35 inches of rain across Big Island in just 48 hours. Occasional stronger rain showers moved through the area, soaking the streets and early-rising tourists. NASA's Ricky Arnold took this photo of Hurr...

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  • Mass Shooter at Madden Tournament Was Gamer Who Lost
Mass Shooter at Madden Tournament Was Gamer Who Lost

The shooting took place during a regional qualifier for the Madden 19 online game tournament at the GLHF Game Bar inside a pizza restaurant, according to the venue's website. "Im leavinng and never coming back". "I am literally so lucky". The sheriff's office said many people were transported to hospital, and its deputies found many oth...

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  • Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case
Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

BALLHAUS: Weisselberg is pretty deeply involved in some of these payments that Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations for arranging this week. "Congressional Republicans have been operating under a see-no-evil policy with President Trump: ignoring his lying, his subversions of democratic norms and his attacks on government ...

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  • Zimbabwe opposition rejects ruling and 'false' inauguration
Zimbabwe opposition rejects ruling and 'false' inauguration

The Chief Justice said the court arrived at ruling after noting that Chamisa, with whom the burden of providing evidence lies, made general allegations with no substantial proof of evidence. Chamisa's comments will do little to ease tension in a country that has been caught up in disputed polls since the MDC contested its first election in 2000.

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  • Misinformation Over South African Land Reform
Misinformation Over South African Land Reform

South Africa's foreign ministry will seek clarification of Mr Trump's comments from the USA embassy in Pretoria, President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokeswoman said , adding that Mr Trump was "misinformed". . Trump's tweet comes days after it was announced that his wife, Melania, will travel to Africa in October for her first major solo worldwide...

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  • Manafort Trial Juror Says Single Juror Prevented a Full Conviction
Manafort Trial Juror Says Single Juror Prevented a Full Conviction

Two of those counts implicated Trump directly, with Cohen saying he arranged to pay off two women to keep their stories of alleged affairs with Trump from becoming public before Election Day - in coordination with the then-candidate. "It has nothing to do with Trump or the campaign, but they will make it a campaign issue", Blakeman said. "Shouldn...

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  • Trump Rails Against Mueller Calling Obstruction a 'Phony Crime'
Trump Rails Against Mueller Calling Obstruction a 'Phony Crime'

When news of the meeting surfaced after Trump became president, he dictated a misleading statement about the talks, claiming they were about adoption of Russian children. He says that was the legal strategy of President Trump's previous legal team. After the story was published on Saturday, Mr. Trump tweeted that he had told White House staff...

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  • Man charged in Tibbetts' death was working in Iowa legally, lawyer says
Man charged in Tibbetts' death was working in Iowa legally, lawyer says

Richards said his client, who was ordered held on $5 million cash bond during a brief court appearance Wednesday, came to the United States at 17, had the equivalent of a middle school education and had worked for years tending to dairy cows.

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  • South Africa hits back at Trump over land seizure tweet
South Africa hits back at Trump over land seizure tweet

But AfriForum , an organization that mostly represents white South Africans, welcomed Trump's intervention and described the land expropriation plans as "catastrophic". "We would like to discourage those who are using this sensitive and emotive issue of land to divide us", he said. Global wire service Reuters reported that South Africa remai...

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  • Muslim pilgrims climb Mount Arafat for peak of hajj
Muslim pilgrims climb Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

The kingdom tests Japan-inspired capsule hotels for hajj as the pilgrimage begins. "This is their business", he said while speaking at a press conference. On Monday, pilgrims will climb Mount Arafat for the climax of the hajj, praying and reading the Qur'an. Although the kingdom's young de facto leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has...

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  • Former Nazi death camp guard deported to Germany
Former Nazi death camp guard deported to Germany

The White House said in a statement that immigration authorities carried out the deportation order early Tuesday. The White House released a statement Tuesday, detailing the deportation of Jakiw Palij , who allegedly lied about his past to become a US citizen back in 1957.

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  • Muslims across the world celebrate Qurban Bayram
Muslims across the world celebrate Qurban Bayram

Although it changes with the lunar calendar each year, it was celebrated mid-June this year. Kyrgyz men walk past goat at the outdoors livestock market in Bishkek on August 20, 2018 on the eve of the Eid-ul-Azha festival, the Muslim feast of sacrifice, known locally as Kurban Bayram.

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  • Strong quake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok
Strong quake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok

The Lombok quake was centered 6 km northeast of Sembalunlawaang, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS ). Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! People drive by collapsed houses in northern Lombok on August 10, five days after a major quake struck.

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  • Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn't truth
Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn't truth

That they should investigate him forever? " Truth is truth ", Todd interjected. "I'm not going to be rushed into having him testify so can he can be trapped into perjury", Giuliani said. He was referring to a conversation former FBI Director James Comey said he had with Trump in the White House in February 2017. And Trump's account of that ...

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  • In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman
In New Tape, Lara Trump Offers Omarosa Manigault Newman "Hush Money"

The report confirms what Manigault Newman herself told PBS earlier in the week when she claimed to possess "a significant amount, in fact, a treasure trove, of multimedia" to corroborate every claim in her book. "When he called me 'that dog , ' I thought it was clear evidence that he has absolutely no respect for the presidency". She has kno...

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  • Rains return to India's Kerala state, hampering rescue efforts
Rains return to India's Kerala state, hampering rescue efforts

Sewa International, an Indian non-profit organisation in America, has raised over Dollars 10,000 for the flood relief operations in the deluge-hit Kerala. Officials estimate that more than 10,000 kilometers (6,200 miles) of roads have been damaged. Airlines operating from Muscat to Kochi said that the scheduled flights between Muscat and Koch...

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  • Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'
Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

Special units had arrived at the scene, Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said. Abdul Hossain Hossainzada, a Shiite community leader in western Kabul , told The Associated Press that the bomber apparently targeted the course, which was preparing students for university entrance exams.

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  • Turkey agrees with Russian Federation over partial lifting of visas
Turkey agrees with Russian Federation over partial lifting of visas

The agreement was the fifth of its kind between Western European governments since June when the new populist government in Italy - a main landing point for migrant boats bearing Africans across the water - began turning away NGO rescue vessels.

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  • Vatican sides with victims of USA predator priests
Vatican sides with victims of USA predator priests

Three priests with Hudson Valley ties were among 300 from six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania who sexually abused more than 1,000 children, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday . Grand juries and attorneys general have released 10 previous reports , but they covered single dioceses or counties. "Despite some institution...

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  • Brennan calls Trump action 'abuse of power' - 8/15/2018 7:51:35 PM
Brennan calls Trump action 'abuse of power' - 8/15/2018 7:51:35 PM

Just hours before Trump issued the edict, the former Central Intelligence Agency chief had accused the Republican leader of failing "to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity". Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump's conduct. Still some have accused the president of using security clearance as a way of punishing form...

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  • Omarosa Manigault-Newman Made New, Bold Claims About Donald Trump's Inappropriateness
Omarosa Manigault-Newman Made New, Bold Claims About Donald Trump's Inappropriateness

In the recordings, Lara Trump made it unequivocally clear that if Omarosa came back on board with the Trump team on the 2020 re-election campaign, she'd have to swear silence on all she heard and witnessed about Trump in the past. A lawyer for Simon & Schuster, Elizabeth McNamara at Davis Wright Tremaine, responded to Harder in a letter a...

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  • Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

The former premier was being treated at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi where he was admitted nine weeks ago. "He was a charismatic politician who took pride in India and took everyone along". Media reports say that the last rites will be performed at the Smriti Sthal on the banks of the Yamuna in Delhi. Pakistan's ...

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, confirms AIIMS | Former Prime Minister was 93
Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, confirms AIIMS | Former Prime Minister was 93

One of seven children of a schoolteacher in central India, Vajpayee joined India's Hindu revivalist political movement in his late 20s. Together with President Bill Clinton's visit to India earlier that year in March, it ended the chill that had set in after Vajpayee's decision to conduct nuclear tests two years earlier in 1998, which had angered...

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