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Russia Opposes Turkey's Calls for Truce in Idlib

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The White Helmets, a team of first responders, said it also recorded the four killed in Abdeen. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pushed for a ceasefire during the summit but Russian President Vladimir Putin said a truce would be pointless as it would not involve Islamist militant groups Assad and his allies deem as terrorists. Read More »

Canada eyes reaching Nafta deal with US this month

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Trump has already imposed hefty tariffs on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum, using a section of us trade law that gives him the authority in the name of national security. Trudeau said this week that his "red lines" are the preservation of the "Chapter 19" dispute resolution system, which allows Canada to challenge USA duties at an independent panel rather than in US courts, and the preservation of the "cultural exemption" that allows Canada to favour Canadian music, movies and ... Read More »

Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

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A weapon was recovered on the scene. "This is an American problem, that we as Americans must solve by putting ideology last and human life first", said Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and all involved". Officials with Fifth Third bank released a statement in wake of the shooting, saying in part, "Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone caught up in this bad event". Read More »

France, Germany, Canada and U.S. back Britain over Salisbury poisoning

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It was nearly certainly also approved outside the GRU at a senior level of the Russian state", May said. The United States also imposed fresh sanctions over the attack . Neil Basu, Head of Counter Terrorism policing, said the two suspects were travelling under aliases but were around 40 years old and had genuine Russian passports. Read More »

Nauru demands China apology over 'crazy' envoy

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Nauru is hosting leaders of 18 Pacific nations, plus delegations from non-member countries including the United States and China, at a time of growing tension and rivalry in a strategically important region with access to swathes of resource-rich ocean. Read More »

PM Imran’s sons arrive in Islamabad

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He praised Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar for taking the initiative and said that prime minister and CJP fund is being put together. He said he was expecting same response from the overseas Pakistanis as they did in case of Saukhat Khanum Hospital and NAML university. Read More »

"Coffee Boy" Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days

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The Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan was sentenced to 30 days in prison for lying to investigators about his conversations with former Trump aide Rick Gates, who last month testified in court against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , who was convicted on fraud charges but has not yet been sentenced. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani tells AP: Trump won’t answer obstruction questions

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Jonathan Swan says the White House is predicting that Mueller will "blink" and conclude his investigation while settling for an incomplete report. However, he later told NBC News those questions are "not ruled in or out", and told Politico that "We're very opposed to that, [but] we're not closing it off 100 percent". Read More »

Cop goes home to wrong apartment, kills man inside

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Authorities say the police officer had finished a shift and was returning home, still in full uniform, when she apparently entered the wrong apartment - Jean's apartment. He later died at the hospital from his injuries. Hall said the officer would be publicly identified after she was officially charged. Police haven't released the name of the officer, who wasn't injured. Read More »

Democrats threaten to leak documents on Kavanaugh's hidden views

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Despite claims that Brett Kavanaugh has perjured himself at least four times , McConnell said during the interview that he has no doubt Kavanaugh will be confirmed. While saying he didn't know everyone who worked at the Kasowitz firm, he added, "I don't recall any conversations of that kind", meaning conversations about Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Wants To Get Another Prisoner’s Sentence Commuted

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She is ready with her legal team to fight the case of 30 year old drug dealer Chris Young , who at the age of 22, in 2010 he was caught with a drug dealer who had eight ounces of cocaine and six ounces of crack in his vehicle. In an emotional video capturing her reunion with her family, Johnson thanked President Trump and sang out "Hallelujah!" "When I was talking to Chris Young , who's in prison [and] has sickle cell anemia". Read More »

Dallas Officer Kills Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

The police officer made the fatal error after she mistakenly entered Jean's apartment. A Texas man has died after being shot inside his own apartment by an off-duty Dallas Police Department officer. Jean was taken to a hospital, where he was declared dead. The Texas Rangers, a state-wide law enforcement agency, will conduct an independent investigation of the shooting. Read More »

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own and shoots dead her neighbor, 26

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Dallas Police U Renee Hall told a news conference the incident was "a very unique situation". Authorities haven't released the identity of the officer, who allegedly entered the wrong apartment in her building around 10 p.m. He was from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia and the oldest son of a former government minister, and his mother was the permanent secretary of the ministry of education, innovation, gender relations and sustainable development, according to the St. Read More »

Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced

The president's tough line contrasted with remarks earlier from White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, who left open the possibility of a negotiated solution to the trade dispute, but said China must show it's open to compromise. Retailers had successfully kept high-profile consumer electronics such as mobile phones and television sets off of previous tariff lists. 'The Chinese aren't paying these tariffs, American families are going to pay these tariffs. Read More »

Netanyahu says Israel working 'near and far' against Iran

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USA officials reportedly told Israelis "please leave Iraq to us", Israeli Channel 1 reported late Tuesday. According to regional sources, Israel began carrying out military strikes in Syria in 2013 against suspected arms transfers and deployments by Iranian forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies, both Damascus's partners in Syria's civil war. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

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He has testified that senior members of the Trump campaign encouraged him during 2016 to build ties with Russian Federation, including after he told them that Moscow possessed - and could be willing to share - dirt on Trump's election rival Hillary Clinton. Read More »

At Least 20 People Reported Killed In Kabul Twin Blasts

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In August, a suicide bombing on an educational center in the Afghan capital left 65 students dead and injured 75 others. A vehicle bomb went off nearby less than an hour after, as journalists and security forces gathered at the scene. IS said it was behind that attack, which drew global condemnation and came amid a wave of deadly violence across the country. The latest insider attack occurred in northeastern Takhar province, and came just days after a US soldier was killed by an Afghan ... Read More »

Police seek manslaughter charge against Dallas officer

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St Lucian Botham Shem Jean was fatally shot Thursday night in the Dallas, Texas after a Dallas police officer entered Jean's apartment thinking that she had entered her own. The officer involved in the shooting was not hurt. "I won't go into that information right now", Mitchell said. "We heard cops yelling, but otherwise had no idea what was going on", Simpson's study partner, Yazmine Hernandez, 20, said. Read More »

Homeless Vet Johnny Bobbitt Will Get His $400,000, GoFundMe Says

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It was the latest twist in a onetime feel-good story about Johnny Bobbitt, who spent his last $20 to buy gas for McClure when she became stranded on a highway in Philadelphia past year, and the couple who found 14,000 people online who were so touched by his kindness that they donated to a fund to help him start a new life. Read More »

Trump tells supporters it’ll be ‘your fault’ if he gets impeached

President Trump said he believed the author was a female and suggested reporters at the New York Times should investigate the individual. Numerous people following the rally on TV and posting about it on Twitter spotted a young man standing behind Trump, at a position that appears on screen to be just over Trump's right shoulder. Read More »

Kavanaugh Defends Judicial Record As Democrats Seek Answers On Hot-Button Issues

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He conceded that hopes he expressed almost two decades ago for a color-blind society have not been fulfilled. Throughout the hearings, Kavanaugh has avoided commenting on Trump's behavior, despite urging from Senate Democrats. But Booker continued throughout the day Thursday to release documents on Twitter - some of which appeared to show Kavanaugh's personal views on the protection of religious interests - that were confirmed by the Judiciary Committee chairman, Republican Sen. Read More »

Kerry doesn't rule out 2020 presidential bid

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He makes things up, and he's making that up as he has other things, ' Kerry added. In an interview with CBS News, Kerry, who represented MA in the Senate for 28 years and was secretary of state during President Barack Obama's second term, declined to say "no" when asked whether he might run for the White House in 2020. Read More »

Boris Johnson and wife Marina Wheeler divorcing after 25 years of marriage

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FILE PHOTO: Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler arrive to vote in the European Union referendum, at a polling station in north London, Britain June 23, 2016. Commentators are speculating that the news may have an adverse affect on Mr Johnson's aspirations to be the next leader of the Conservative Party. Read More »

Dramatic moment wildfire explodes along a California freeway

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According to fire managers at the Shasta-Trinity National Forest , the Delta fire was initially reported as three fires shortly after noon on Wednesday. As of Thursday morning, the Ranch Fire has burned 410,203 acres and is 98 percent contained; the River Fire has burned 48,920 acres and is fully contained, according to the Mendocino National Forest service, which has taken over full command of the Ranch Fire. Read More »

White House Rejects NYT Column Attributed To Anonymous Official That Criticizes Trump

Only this time it was an administration official speaking out directly, although anonymously. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called on the anonymous official to resign. "There will always be those. who see these developments as part of a Deep State conspiracy", he said. But President Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence lambasted the author of the op-ed, and the New York Times . Read More »

Syria summit in Iran may decide Idlib military offensive

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United States Ambassador Nikki Haley addresses a UN Security Council meeting on Thursday. Pompeo first listed Iran's withdrawal from Syria as one of 12 USA demands of Tehran in a May speech at the Heritage Foundation. response to a Russian assault would involve "all of our tools", but did not elaborate further. On Tuesday, the White House released an official statement condemning the attacks on Idlib and threatened military force if "chemical weapons" are used. Read More »

Unidentified men shoot dead central Philippine town mayor

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Blanco was on the blacklist of public officials allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade that was ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte as part of his war on drugs campaign. Another recent high profile killing came in July when mayor Antonio Halili was shot by a sniper during a flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan, Batangas. Read More »

Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's far-right presidential hopeful stabbed at campaign event

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Jair Bolsonaro was removed from the scene by supporters and taken to Santal Casa Hospital in Juiz de Fora, according to state-run Agencia Brasil. TV images show Bolsonaro being carried on someone's shoulders in the middle of a crushing crowd of cheering supporters on one of the city's main streets when a knife was seen raised above heads just before it plunged into the candidate's body. Read More »

United States plays down talk of imminent pullout of forces from Syria

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Since 2011, Assad's regime has repeatedly been accused of using chemical weapons, including this year in its battle to retake the former rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta near Damascus. Asked whether that would include US air strikes, Jeffrey said: "That would be one way". The attacks have prompted terrified residents to flee before a fully-fledged assault is launched, the monitor said. Read More »

United Kingdom and Russian Federation clash at UN over nerve agent attack

In a hushed Commons chamber, the Prime Minister told MPs investigations had concluded the two men suspected of the "barbaric" attack in March were members of the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service. The two men then flew out of Heathrow Airport back to Russian Federation the same evening. Neil Basu, Head of Counter Terrorism policing, said the two suspects were travelling under aliases but were around 40 years old and had genuine Russian passports. Read More »

Ayanna Pressley: Trump is 'racist' and 'truly empathy-bankrupt'

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They both took stances to the left of the mainstream of the Democratic Party. Pressley was backed by state Attorney General Maura Healey and was also endorsed by The Boston Globe , who called her "the future of the Democratic Party". She's also been outspoken about being a rape survivor. Coupled with Pressley's compelling candidacy, a low-turnout primary the day after Labor Day, and district lines that were redrawn in 2011, Capuano was clearly vulnerable. Read More »

Mueller will reportedly accept written answers from Trump

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President Donald Trump regarding any potential co-ordination between his campaign and the Kremlin's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. On Tuesday, the President called the Mueller investigation "illegal" in an interview with the Daily Caller. Echoing a previous argument, Giuliani said he will only allow Trump to submit to an interview if Mueller promises not to catch him in a "perjury trap". Read More »