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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition

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Trump said in an interview set to air on Fox News Sunday . Wallace objected again, saying "But, sir leaders in authoritarian countries like Russia, China, Venezuela, now repress the media using your words". "I went down to Florida. I don't mind getting bad news if I'm wrong", he said, then going on to clarify that his anger toward the media wasn't really targeting Wallace. Read More »

Finland President Says He Talked Forest Surveillance, Not Rakes, With Trump

The Finnish President told the newspaper that he meant to convey that although Finland is covered by forests, the nation has a good monitoring system which has helped to prevent catastrophic wildfires . Trump initially responded to the fires by blaming them on "gross mismanagement" of forests in a tweet on Saturday. The president of Finland does not quite remember a conversation he had with President Donald Trump the same way Trump does. Read More »

UK PM May To Say Intense Week of Brexit Talks Ahead

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Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will return to Brussels this week to hammer out Britain's future relationship with the European Union - and overthrowing her will not help negotiations. She suggested agreeing more details of UK's future relationship with the European Union, ahead of an expected summit next week, could satisfy the concerns of some of the Tory MPs opposed to her plans. Read More »

APEC fails to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide dominates

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On Saturday Chinese diplomats stormed into the office of PNG Foreign Affairs Minister Rimbink Pato , demanding changes to the draft communique. Pence said it was the first project under a cooperation agreement between the U.S., Japan and Australia to provide capital for infrastructure in the Pacific amid concern about Chinese influence in the region. Read More »

They don't do a damn thing for us: Trump to Pakistan

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Trump pushed back on Fox, calling McRaven a "Hillary Clinton fan". "Hillary Clinton fan", Trump snapped, cutting off Wallace. "I did not back Hillary Clinton or anyone else", McRaven, who oversaw the operation that killed Osama bin Laden , told CNN. Read More »

Argentinian submarine found in the Atlantic a year after going missing

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The vessel's condition remains unclear. It was to receive a reward of $7.5 million if it found the missing sub. Argentina is now facing a currency crisis and double-digit inflation that has led the government to announce sweeping measures to balance the budget and seal a financing deal with the International Monetary Fund. Read More »

US Envoy Warns Europe Against Non-dollar Iran Trade

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The lawmaker added a growing number of foreign clients are expressing their preparedness to purchase Iran's oil being offered through its Energy Bourse in a policy meant to dodge United States sanctions and sell the strategic fuel to direct buyers. Read More »

Getting rid of me would delay Brexit, says Theresa May

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May runs a minority Conservative government and a rump of Brexiteers in her own party, the Northern Irish allies she relies upon for support, plus the opposition, have vowed to vote down the draft deal. She took three hours of questions in the House of Commons on Thursday in a session that made it clear she will struggle to get the approval she needs from the chamber. Read More »

Trump expects Central Intelligence Agency briefing Saturday on Khashoggi killing

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Turkey has long maintained that it was in possession of a recording of the death, which it said had been shared with officials from Saudi Arabia, Germany, France, the United States and the UK . Turkish and Saudi authorities say he was killed inside the consulate by a team from the kingdom after he went there to get marriage documents. American Media Institute CEO Richard Miniter had his doubts, "I am delighted that the killers will face justice and I doubt that even the bad swift swords of ... Read More »

Brexit: 'Lazarus-like' Amber Rudd urges Tory dissenters to pull back

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Mr Barclay, a MP for North East Cambridgeshire and Leave supporter, had been serving as a minister at the department for health and social care. According to reports, Rudd, a remainer, was offered the job after environment secretary Michael Gove spent 24 hours weighing up whether or not to resign from his post as well. Read More »

Brexit: May Warns against UK Leadership Change

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The agreement faced criticism from the opposition. Many say the conditions under the draft agreement are worse. Here's how it could all play out. There are two distinct types of no-deal exit. She told Sky News in an interview that "a change of leadership at this point isn't going to make the negotiations any easier and it isn't going to change the parliamentary arithmetic". Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu takes over defense job as coalition falters

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Israel's government was in turmoil on Friday after one of Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partners said there was "no possibility" the government could keep working and called for early elections. Israel's ruling coalition looks likely to crumble as key ministers veto the appointment of Naftali Bennett as defence minister. In a speech on Thursday, Bennett did not reiterate the resignation threat but made his case for why he should get the defence post. Read More »

Woman Accused in GoFundMe Scam Says Even Her Mom Didn't Believe Her

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Moved by the generosity of the man, McClure, along with her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, started a GoFundMe page for the man, which ended up raising more than $400,000. McClure and D'Amico squandered the vast majority of the ill-gotten fortune within four months of launching the campaign, according to Coffina. "Campaigns with misuse make up less than one-tenth of 1% of all campaigns", he said. Read More »

United Kingdom leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

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But May, who has defiantly vowed to stay on as prime minister, got a rare boost on Friday when Michael Gove , the most prominent Brexit-supporting minister, gave his backing to her, saying he would stay on as environment minister. May's perilous position puts at risk the fruits of two years of negotiations and raises the chance that Britain will crash out of the European Union without a deal in March. Read More »

Trump Says He’ll Work With California to Aid Wildfire Relief

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The wildfire has killed at least 76 people in the area while 9,700 houses and 144 apartment buildings have been destroyed. A canyon home was left untouched amid the surrounding charred and blackened hillsides from the Woolsey Fire along Lobo Canyon Road in California. Read More »

PM Modi's statement prior to his departure to Maldives

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Solih's triumph in the Maldives contrasts with political turmoil in Sri Lanka , where the president has tried to unilaterally sack his prime minister and appoint the country's former pro-China strongman leader Mahinda Rajapaksa in his place. Read More »

Trump visiting California after wildfires claim further lives

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With almost 12,000 homes and buildings up in smoke, many refugees from the fire have taken up temporary residence with friends and family, while others have pitched tents or were camping out of their vehicles. He noted "there are areas you can't even get to them yet" and the sheer number of people unaccounted for. Missere-Crowder, 61, and her husband had fled their home in Magalia, a community near Paradise that also was devastated, and now planned to go to a shelter in Yuba City, about an ... Read More »

Michael Avenatti arrested on felony domestic violence charges

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Vermont Democrats have cancelled several events with Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti following his arrest over allegations of domestic violence. The spokesman for the Los Angeles police, Josh Rubenstein, said Mr. Avenatti's arrest had "stemmed from an incident on the Westside" of the city. Read More »

Heavy heart as kilograms get redefined

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In a historic vote, nations unanimously approved Friday a ground-breaking overhaul to the worldwide system of measurements, coming together in a way that they fail to do on so many other issues behind new definitions for the kilogram and other key units vital for trade and science . Read More »

Bourke Street 'Trolley Man' granted bail over burglary charges

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Michael Rogers tried to ram attacker Hassan Khalif Shire Ali , who had stabbed three people and was lunging at police officers with a knife in Melbourne earlier this month. "I have known this man for 20 years". She told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. the money raised for him will be held in a trust fund for him, and that an accountancy firm had offered to oversee it and give financial advice. Read More »

Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis

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DeSantis said on Twitter , "This was a hard-fought campaign". Gillum participated in a handful of rallies, many anchored in churches, to support the recount effort, as flurries of lawsuits filed largely regarding the U.S. Of the more than 8 million votes cast, DeSantis holds a 0.41 per cent lead. A recount has also been ordered in Florida's Senate race. A recount is continuing in the race between Nelson and his challenger for the Senate seat, outgoing Republican Governor Rick Scott. Read More »

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

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Under the proposal, fewer allegations would be considered sexual harassment and schools would be responsible only for investigating incidents that are part of campus programs and activities and that were properly reported . The ACLU added, "The proposed rule would make schools less safe for survivors of sexual assault and harassment, when there is already alarmingly high rates of campus sexual assaults and harassment that go unreported". Read More »

Blockade Chaos: French Protest Rising Fuel Prices in Paris

Nearly 50 others were injured in other incidents, officials said . Two more people were hit by a auto and one of them suffered serious injuries in the northern city of Arras and were taken to the hospital, according to local media. The government is preparing to send police to remove protesters and threatening fines. Many drivers see them as emblematic of a presidency disconnected from day-to-day economic difficulties and serving the rich. Read More »

Britain to push UN Security Council to back humanitarian truce in Yemen

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TRT World's Christine Pirovolakis reports. The Saudi-led coalition of Arab states has ordered a temporary halt to its military offensive on the Yemeni portal city of Hudaydah under global pressure, Reuters reported. It's now going to require an economic infusion of substantial liquidity. Thousands of civilians are at grave risk from both sides' use of indirect explosive weapons such as mortars and artillery, said Amnesty. Read More »

One dead and 47 injured in fuel tax protests in France

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French officials say a woman was killed when driver accelerates during fuel tax protest as demonstrators block roads. According to various French media reports , the protesters reportedly knocked on her vehicle as she tried to take her daughter to a hospital. Read More »

Number of people missing in California wildfires spikes to more than 600

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And in 30 days, firefighters have battled more than 500 blazes, said Cal Fire, the state's forestry and fire protection agency. "We have no family looking for us". Around 52,000 people have been driven out and have gone to shelters, motels, the homes of friends and relatives, and a Walmart parking lot and an adjacent field in Chico, a dozen miles from Paradise. Read More »

Missing Argentine submarine located year after disappearance

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After heading to the site with its vessel, Seabed Constructor , to investigate, the company says it positively identified the object as the ARA San Juan . Experts said refits can be hard because they involve integrating systems produced by different manufacturers, and even the tiniest mistake during the cutting phase can put the safety of the ship and crew at risk. Read More »

Cuba Loses its Lucrative Business Leasing Doctors to Brazil

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Under the terms of the agreement with Cuba , brokered via the Pan-American Health Organization, Havana receives the bulk of the doctors' wages. They managed to provide health coverage to a universe of up to 60 million Brazilians at the moment when they accounted for 80 per cent of all the doctors who were taking part in the program. Read More »