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Associate of Trump confidant Stone says he'll reject plea

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Stone told Reuters on Monday that he believed the email from him was a message in which he urged Corsi to look into three issues on a visit to the United Kingdom, one of which was that Corsi should visit Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy in London. Read More »

Texas wedding photographer reportedly had sex with guest, peed in public

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Mehta then left the room and began yelling near a fountain before walking to a nearby tree and urinating, the Star-Telegram reported. Then, deputies placed Mehta into a patrol vehicle. Cops believe she mixed the prescription drug with alcohol which can lead to side-effects such as mental confusion. But a woman who said she is Mehta's sister said that she was slipped a spiked drink. Read More »

Mississippi: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Mike Espy

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The weeks between Election Day and the runoff election were fraught with controversy for Hyde-Smith, as she was forced to answer questions about a controversial " public hanging " comment and a joke about making it more hard for liberal college students to vote. Read More »

Ivanka Trump: My Private Email Use Doesn't Compare to Hillary's

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The news drew immediate comparisons with Hillary Clinton's use of a private server as secretary of state, which still prompts Donald Trump's supporters to chant " lock her up " at rallies. "I think, like any other person with a heart, it's devastating to see the images and seeing children put at risk". Trump said the investigation should be allowed to run its course, but echoed her father's view that it has gone on long enough. Read More »

India harps on terror mantra despite Pakistan’s peace overture

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More recently, in September, India canceled a meeting between Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, citing the killing of a soldier by militants associated with Pakistan as the reason for pulling out. Read More »

Ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort 'lied to special counsel Mueller'

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Mueller's office said it would provide further information in a later court filing. He remains jailed while awaiting his sentence. He called for proceeding to a sentencing hearing. The defendant agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors in the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. What charges has Manafort faced? As part of his plea deal, Manafort also forfeited many of his rights as well as his ability to withdraw the plea if he broke any of the terms. Read More »

Migrants Run Toward U.S. Border Prior to Tear Gas

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The city's infrastructure has struggled to accommodate an influx of more than 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city on their way to the United States. Meanwhile, Tijuana's mayor has called on the Mexican government and the global community for help. At one point, the caravan had more than 7,000 people. Read More »

Russia RAMPS UP anti-aircraft systems on annexed Crimea

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Mr Trump is also set meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping over dinner this weekend, in what may be a pivotal session in determining if and how the ongoing trade dispute between their two countries could be resolved. Trump told The Washington Post he was waiting for a "full report" from his national-security team about the incident. "That will be very determinative", Trump told the Post. Read More »

Childhood friends successfully reunited by Twitter 12 years after family holiday

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We were basically bestfriends for that night so I need y'all to help me find my bestfriend cause I miss her and I need to see how she's doing now. "Please retweet this so we can be reunited (sic)". Heidi, also a student, replied to Brianna's tweet with a photo of herself with a family picture from the same cruise, and the caption: " Heard you were looking for me ". Read More »

Report of shooter at Walter Reed was false alarm

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A mass notification error led to reports of an active shooter Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, the U.S. Jeremy Brooks, a Naval Support spokesman, said someone reported an active shooter was in the basement of the building. At 2:58 p.m., the Navy tweeted out that they were "aware of reports of an active shooter" but qualified it with no confirmation. Read More »

‘Not airworthy’ - Investigators DRAMATIC conclusion on crashed Lion Air flight

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Shortly after the catastrophe, the airline issued a notice to pilots urging them to be more proactive in reporting problems. Despite a dubious safety record and an avalanche of complaints over shoddy service, the budget carrier's parent Lion Air Group, which also operates Batik Air and Wings Air, has captured half the domestic market in less than 20 years of operation to become Southeast Asia's biggest airline. Read More »

Gamer arrested after alleged rape of teen overheard on Playstation

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It's not clear whether the other gamer on the Playstation network was the one who reported Fabian to police, WFLA reports. Fabian then returned to the game some 15 minutes later to resume playing. "He was arrested in June for another case involving a different 15-year-old girl, where he allegedly raped her in his home as well", Kevin Doll, Pasco Sheriff's Office spokesman told the station. Read More »

Stormy end to month as Diana arrives with 70mph gales

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The UK Met Office has issued a weather warning for strong winds across much of Northern Ireland on Wednesday . Storm Diana was named by IPMA due to its effects first being felt by the Portuguese Azores. "People will need to be careful on coastal roads, which will be affected by spray and large waves". Conditions are expected to start to turn on Tuesday, with wet and windy weather pushing in from the south west. Read More »

Holy cow! Check out the size of Australia's biggest steer, Knickers

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Geoff Pearson, Knickers' owner, said the beast's size could save his life - as he is too BIG for an abattoir to process. "So I think it will just live happily ever after", he added. He added: "We never thought he would turn into a big knickers". The average size of a cow across all breeds is 630kg with the average size rising by 18 per cent in the last two decades. Read More »

Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails

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If confirmed, the report Tuesday suggests a direct connection between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks , which released tens of thousands of emails stolen by Russian spies during the 2016 election. The Guardian also reviewed flight records that showed that Manafort, sometimes, flew through London to get to Kiev, where his Ukrainian lobbying operation was based. Read More »

Video Captures Border Patrol Agent Sparking Arizona Fire

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Forest Service has released video showing an off-duty Border Patrol agent's gender-reveal party explosion that caused a massive wildfire past year in Arizona . "Dickey had placed Tannerite, a highly explosive substance, inside the target, intending for it to detonate when shot by a high-velocity firearm bullet", federal prosecutors explained . Read More »

US service members killed in Afghanistan

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US military officials did not release the identities of the three service members killed pending next-of-kin notification. Three other service members and one American contractor were wounded in the blast. Washington is trying to find a way out of the conflict more than 17 years since it began. Voting there has been postponed for a year. Khalilzad has said he is " cautiously optimistic " for an end to the conflict. Read More »

Apple facing 10% increase in products price ahead of US-China summit

Ahead of the meeting in which the United States and China are widely expected to enter a trade deal, Trump told the Wall Street Journal he expects to raise tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25 percent, calling it "highly unlikely" that he would accept China's request to hold off on the increase. Read More »

US soldier killed in Afghanistan

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The identity of the service member and details about the incident will be shared at a later stage, said Debra Richardson spokesperson for the Resolute Support in Afghanistan. The death on Saturday comes just two days after President Donald Trump hinted at a possible visit to troops in Afghanistan. But it follows a spate of so-called "insider attacks" that have rattled foreign troops tasked with training and assisting Afghanistan's military. Read More »

Ukraine Considers Martial Law After Russia Seizes Its Ships Near Crimea

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Ukraine has declared martial law in part of the country after Sunday's capture of three of its naval vessels and 23 crew members by Russian Federation. In a statement prior to the parliamentary vote, Poroshenko said that martial law would be introduced "exclusively for the purposes of defense, protection of the Ukrainian land, our territorial integrity, our country's sovereignty and independence". Read More »

'An arrogant act': USA slams Russian Federation as violent standoff with Ukraine intensifies

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Russian ships reportedly fired upon two Ukrainian ships and rammed a third vessel on Sunday . NATO Allies have imposed wide-ranging sanctions on Russian Federation. "So far, NATO's response in southeast Europe is imbalanced and not as robust as in northeast Europe", Benitez said. The measure is expected to last for 60 days and was earlier approved by Ukraine's Security Council. Read More »

Trump says 'not happy' about GM job cuts

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Meanwhile, GM will be investing heavily in autonomous and electric vehicle technology, said Barra. "It's not just General Motors , it's all the parts suppliers, logistics companies, they're all involved in putting these vehicles together and if we're gone it's a lot bigger than just GM", said Jesse Forbes, who's worked for GM in Oshawa for 17 years. Read More »

Mexico vows to deport United States border-rushers

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More than 5,000 Central American migrants have been camped out for more than a week at a sports complex in Tijuana awaiting an opportunity to seek asylum in the United States. Mexico's National Migration Institute said that 98 migrants were being deported after they tried to breach the USA border. But the promise of safe passage across all of Mexico plainly raised false hopes about the USA border - and the dashing of those hopes prompted Sunday's rush to cross. Read More »

'We won't vote for it' - DUP threaten Theresa May

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Mr Johnson said there was a need for a dedicated Government secretary of state with responsibility for planning for a potential no deal, which would see the United Kingdom operate under World Trade Organisation trading terms. In an interview with The Times newspaper published on Saturday, she suggested a government led by the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn - a longtime sympathiser with the DUP's arch rival Sinn Fein - might be preferable to the deal. Read More »

Dershowitz: Mueller report will be 'devastating' to Trump

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The Harvard Law professor emeritus predicted yesterday that the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 election will see the president have to navigate the political aftermath of a potentially damning final report. Last week Trump submitted written answers to questions from Mueller instead of facing an interview in person. Trump has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that Mueller, a registered Republican, is conflicted in his role as special counsel, deriding the probe as a ... Read More »

Donald Trump faulted for 'weak' Jamal Khashoggi response

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The writ presented by Human Rights Watch was received at the court of federal judge Ariel Lijo, who forwarded it to federal prosecutor Ramiro González. "Congress has to take some ownership of USA foreign policy, " he said. Quoting a royal court statement from Manama it said that the Saudi crown prince and King Hamad will discuss the "deep-rooted fraternal and historic relations binding the two brotherly countries and peoples, in addition to (the) latest regional, Arab and global developments". Read More »

USA closes Mexican border crossing, repels some migrants with tear gas

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He is anticipating that thousands of more migrants will arrive soon. U.S. Border Patrol contacted paramedics and took her to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. On Monday, pedestrian crossings were suspended at the San Ysidro port of entry at both the east and west facilities, and all northbound and southbound traffic was halted. Read More »

‘We Will Close the Border Permanently if Need Be’

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said it suspended northbound and southbound crossings for both pedestrians and vehicles at the San Ysidro port of entry at approximately 11:30 a.m. Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday that it "Would be very SMART if Mexico would stop the Caravans long before they get to our Southern Border, or if originating countries would not let them form". Read More »