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Trump to Sessions: 'Stop this Rigged Witch Hunt'

Trump, in the midst of an angry tweet storm Wednesday about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, asked the public " who was treated worse ", 1920s gangster Al Capone or Manafort. 2 official past year to take over the FBI's Russian investigation after Sessions recused himself from the probe because of his own meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while serving as a campaign adviser to Trump. Read More »

At least 14 dead, scores hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

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The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter of the 6.4 magnitude quake was 0.8 miles west of Lelongken, Indonesia , and had a depth of 4.4 miles. She further explained that the BMKG analyzed that the Lombok earth quake is considered to be a shallow natural disaster caused by the Flores back arc thrust upwards fault. Read More »

Greece fire death toll at 91, 25 remain missing

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Funerals for victims of Greece's lethal wildfire have begun, with the burial of an elderly priest who drowned as he sought safety from the flames in the sea off the Mari coastal resort. "We will say our final goodbye to our much-loved Grigoris, Evita and Andreas. tragic victims in Mati", the Fytrou family said in a statement published by the Athens news agency, asking media not to attend. Read More »

Australia says US, Japan partnership doesn't challenge China

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Reuters said that such comments were made in an apparent reference to " China's growing economic clout and heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea ". "The announcement of $113 million to fund economic engagement for the entire region feels a bit underwhelming", said Daniel Russel of the Asia Society Policy Institute, until past year the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia. Read More »

Lamola says ANC will not nationalise land but distribute it

If we give you a farm or an RDP house, you will get a title deed. The ANC "reaffirmed its position that a comprehensive land reform program that enables equitable access to land will unlock economic growth, by bringing more land in South Africa to full use, and enable the productive participation of millions more South Africans in the economy", Ramaphosa said . Read More »

Cambodian opposition leader calls for protests - 7/29/2018 2:41:57 PM

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Cambodia's ruling party won in a widely expected result after the only credible opposition was silenced. The White House in a statement said Cambodia's elections "were neither free nor fair and failed to represent the will of the Cambodian people", and warned that it could expand visa restrictions against those who have undermined democracy and their family members, in some cases. Read More »

'Impossible to sell' crown jewels stolen in Hollywood-style heist

While some funeral regalia are kept in the cathedrals of Strangnas, Uppsala and Vasteras, Sweden's crown jewels are in vaults of the treasury under the Royal Castle in Stockholm . Several police officers are taking part in the search for the perpetrators. "We have spoken to witnesses, but we are interested in further information from anyone that has made any observations", he said. Read More »

Donald Trump hails Italy's migration crackdown as Giuseppe Conte visits Washington

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Though it is highly unlikely that Conte will openly call for lifting sanctions on Russian Federation, he will show himself more supportive to ending them after the European Council approved a six-month extension in June. Conte has also accused the European Union of placing an unfair burden on Italy when it comes to handling asylum seekers. Italy, which has seen more than 650,000 migrants arrive on its shores in the past four years, has shut down several of its ports to humanitarian ... Read More »

NRC: FIR filed against Mamata Banerjee

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The final draft of the National Register of Citizens verifies 2.89 crore people, out of the 3.29 crore who had applied, as legal citizens of India. "This divide-and-rule policy will finish the country", she said, alleging that it was a "game plan" to isolate and throw out Assam's Bengali-speaking people and Biharis. Read More »

Tommy Robinson freed after court agrees contempt hearing was flawed

Jailed anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson has been released on bail after his appeal against a conviction for contempt of court was partially granted by a London court. The trial was subject to blanket reporting restrictions, which means certain details of the case could not be reported. Robinson was given ten months for contempt of court, which he admitted, and a further three months for... Read More »

Judge temporarily blocks download of 3D-printed plastic gun plans

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But that doesn't ease the concerns of those who think 3D printed guns are a bad idea. In the House, Reps. Edward Markey, D-Mass., said at a press conference . "Somebody would be able to walk straight into a baseball game or school, metal detectors wouldn't be able to pick that up", he said of the untraceable and undetectable guns. Read More »

Islamic State claims southern Philippine blast that killed 11

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A bomb exploded in a van in the restive southern Philippines today, killing 11 people at a military checkpoint in what militant group Islamic State called a suicide attack for which it claimed responsibility . Military officials said the attack early Tuesday at a checkpoint on the southern island of Basilan appeared to be the work of the Abu Sayyaf group. Read More »

Spicer threatens legal action over AP report

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A publicist for Regnery Publishing told the AP Spicer was "taken aback" by Lombard's "outrageous claims" and explained Spicer has no recollection of the events Lombard alleged. "Absent an immediate retraction, Mr. Spicer will take legal action Monday", Bowe said. Lombard then accused Spicer of calling him the N-word and trying to fight him when they were students. Read More »

Dozens expected to testify against Paul Manafort

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ET. To demonstrate Manafort's lavish spending habits, Asonye told jurors that Manafort owned several homes, acquired real estate in NY and Virginia , bought expensive cars and watches, and even got a $15,000 jacket " made from an ostrich ". Read More »

Royal Family crown jewels STOLEN in Sweden as suspects chased on motorboat

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Thieves in Sweden nicked a priceless and irreplaceable set of crown jewels from a cathedral on Tuesday afternoon, successfully evading police boats and helicopters in the process. He added: "We are looking for a small motorboat". "I knew immediately that they were burglars because of the way they were behaving". We have some different information about how exactly the boat looked. Read More »

Why India's Assam state leaves 4 million people off a citizens' list

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What about BJP MLA Ramakanta Deuri? While demanding amendment, she said, "Where will the 40 lakh people whose names have been deleted go?" It promised that all "illegal Bangladeshis" would be driven out of the state. But the opposition Congress party and rights activists say the government is misusing the register to target even legal Indian Muslim citizens who have traditionally voted for non-BJP parties. Read More »

Spy photos show North Korea is building new missiles

The report starts by noting satellite photos from a month ago suggest work is underway at North Korea's Sanumdong research site. The North's state media has in recent days chastised the South for failing to move more swiftly to improve inter-Korean relations while paying too much heed to Washington . Read More »

Facebook says it identifies campaign to meddle in 2018 U.S

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Facebook said that the people behind the accounts went to greater lengths to hide their identities than in past influence campaigns. It described attempts to erase election interference as an "arms race". "Facebook said the "Resisters" page, which organized the "No Unite the Right 2" event, recruited real activists who "unwittingly helped build interest in" the event" and posted information about transportation, materials, and locations so people could get to the protests". Read More »

Trump Says It's Time to Vote out Sen. Nelson

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He deployed that claim as he was saying that the only time people don't need to present their identification card is when they want to place a vote. "You know he was pretty good, right?" he added. Trump supporters are a critical constituency DeSantis is counting on in his primary contest with Adam Putnam . Read More »

Facebook uncovers rogue political campaigning ahead of U.S. midterm elections

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Facebook's internal probe uncovered the current campaign while looking into the 2016 interference, which has been linked to Russian Federation and its Internet Research Agency , the report said . and Canadian dollars. Sen. Mark Warner , a Virginia Democrat who's helped lead the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, said the news shows that social media remains a propaganda target for the Russians . Read More »

Trump on 3D-printed guns: 'Doesn't seem to make much sense!'

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The federal government settled a lawsuit with Wilson's organization Defense Distributed, allowing the company to publish its first batch of blueprints last Friday. The states said online blueprints would allow criminals easy access to weapons. Gun control advocates say downloadable guns undermine laws that block risky people from accessing firearms. Read More »

Pompeo supports Trump's offer of talks with Iran: State Department

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President, Donald Trump's offer to meet Iranian president for talks without preconditions. "I do believe they will probably end up wanting to meet and I'm ready to meet at anytime they want to", Trump said. "If we don't get border security, after many, many years of talk within the United States, I would have no problem doing a shutdown", he said. "Senior American officials told Israel there is no change in its tough policies toward Iran", the Israeli source said Tuesday. Read More »

Mexico official says airliner crashed after takeoff

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Weather reports showed scattered storms in the area at the time of the accident. No one was killed in the accident, Gov. José R. Aispuro confirmed on Twitter . The head of Mexico's Transport Department said earlier that "the plane fell upon takeoff". Around 100 people were on board the Aeromexico airliner when it went down near Durango today. Read More »

Woman attacked on street after she tells man to stop harassing her

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However, Laguerre came to their defense in her edited Facebook post . She posted it on Facebook and Youtube, where it has been viewed over a million times. 'He hit me, and he hit hard, ' she told Sky News . "I am sick of feeling unsafe waking in the street". He came back and followed me to the street. Read More »

White House chief of staff to stick around for now

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Breitbart News reported on Sunday that sources close to Trump believed that the president would not fire Kelly and that if Kelly did leave, it would be at a time of his own choosing. A Fox News interview in which Kelly suggested that Trump's thinking on his signature border wall was evolving was an early flash point, followed by the fallout from the Porter controversy. Read More »

Facebook removes accounts amid fears of Russian meddling in USA midterms

Facebook says it doesn't know who is behind the efforts, but it found connections between the accounts it removed and the accounts connected to Russia's Internet Research Agency that it removed before and after the 2016 U.S. Lawmakers and Trump administration officials have been continuously warning that Russian continues to interfere with the American elections process. Read More »

Why 4 million people in this Indian state risk losing citizenship

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Suban said both he and his father were born in Assam, and showed Reuters a soiled yellow document that showed his father's name in the list of voters in Assam for 1965, before the cut-off date. He said, they will begiven full opportunity to prove their claims. "For us, NRC is key to the security of the country", he assured. "It is in power there because of its voters, but now it says that the same voters don't belong to this country", she said, referring to people whose names were excluded ... Read More »

Paul Manafort trial, Alexandria, Virginia

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His lawyers are seeking to exclude evidence at trial that details Mr Manafort's political lobbying work in Ukraine, saying it would be "irrelevant, prejudicial and unnecessarily time-consuming". The exhibits also "contain evidence about the identity of Manafort's sources of income in Ukraine, and in particular the oligarchs who instituted the practice of paying Manafort via foreign accounts", according to the filing. Read More »

Levy social media to stem fake news tide say UK MPs

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Disinformation and fake news spread online threatens the future of democracy in the United Kingdom, a parliamentary committee has warned. Collins's recommendations come at the same time as other Members of Parliament are pushing for laws which would ban members of the public from standing for elections for "trolling" members of the political class - a proposal which would raise important questions about accountability and the right to sharply criticise politicians if it was passed. Read More »