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US Air Force to Have First Base Ever in Israel

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Gen. Zvika Haimovich, commander of the Israeli Air Force's Aerial Defense Division, said in a statement. Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, an Israeli military spokesman, said the drone took off from a Damascus military airport and was on a surveillance mission near Israel's border. Read More »

White Cornell Student Arrested In Racist Attack

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It was suspended previous year due to a sexual assault investigation. Cornell's Black Students United said in a Facebook statement that the incident is a reminder that the university's Black students are " nothing but tokens, paraded around yet never protected ". Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Portland to meet with immigration agents

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The groups called Sessions' meeting with local officials "potentially risky", saying he could encourage local officials to enforce federal immigration polices despite Portland's sanctuary status. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it asked the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office to prevent Martinez' release so the agency could take him into custody. Read More »

Trump Using RNC, Campaign Funds For Russia Probe Legal Bills

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Meanwhile, President Donald Trump's lawyer will return to Capitol Hill for a public hearing next month after the Senate intelligence committee abruptly canceled a closed-door staff interview Tuesday morning. While it's legal and routine for elected officials to use campaign funds to pay legal bills arising from things like recounts and ballot access disputes, it's highly unusual for them to use such funds to defend against a criminal probe. Read More »

Trump calls North Korean leader Kim Jong-un 'Rocket Man'

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We're passed two resolutions on North Korea in the last two months. War could leave millions of people in the South Korean capital of Seoul-and 28,500 USA soldiers stationed in the South-exposed. If that doesn't work, General Mattis will take care of it. The missile blasted off from near the Sunan International Airport north of Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, and flew about 2,300 miles directly east, flying over northern Japan and falling into the Pacific Ocean, according to the ... Read More »

Qatari emir patronizes opening of US-Islamic World Forum

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Shortly after addressing the United Nations General Assembly, US President Donald Trump and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met in NY to discuss the Gulf's major diplomatic crisis. Qatar has strongly and repeatedly denied the allegation. Trump had initially sided with the Saudi-led group and called Qatar a "funder of terrorism". Read More »

Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House

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The fresh measures followed the sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang earlier this month. One possible interpretation of the harsh turn in U.S. " We have pretty much exhausted all the things that we could do at the Security Council at this point ", she said. The newspaper also said sanctions should not interfere with legitimate trade between North Korea and the outside world, or harm everyday people. Read More »

Trump lawyer says Hill panel delays interview

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But Cohen released a statement before his interview, saying, "The evidence at the conclusion of this investigation will reinforce the fact that there was no collusion between Russia, President Trump, or me". The dossier, a salacious 35-page document compiled by a retired British spy alleging that Trump and his campaign conspired with Russian Federation during the election, portrays Cohen as one of the effort's central figures. Read More »

Kate McKinnon steps out with girlfriend Jackie Abbott at the Emmys

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There's certainly something that makes her spot-on Clinton a little bittersweet to revisit, in light of how the election went down and the administration that took office as a result. McKinnon is probably best known for her hilarious portrayals of Hillary Clinton and White House Senior Counsel Kellyanne Conway as slightly unhinged figures being pulled asunder by their ambitions or employer. Read More »

Trump urges for reforms as he makes United Nations debut

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Guterres, who also took office in January, told the meeting: "To serve the people we support and the people who support us, we must be nimble and effective, flexible and efficient". President Donald Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley spoke today at a UN special forum called "Reforming the United Nations, Security, and Development" to kick off a week of meetings. Read More »

Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'

President Donald Trump said North Korea "will be met with fire and fury and, frankly, power, the likes of which this world has never seen before" if Kim Jong Un continued to threaten the United States. New U.N. sanctions cut oil exports to North Korea. Kim has threatened Guam, a USA territory in the Pacific, and has fired two missiles over Japan, a US ally in Asia, including one missile that was launched on Friday . Read More »

Here's how Hurricane Jose could affect NYC

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The government of Antigua and Barbuda has issued a Hurricane Warning for St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat. Hurricane Jose is now a Category 1 storm and he appears to be moving further west with just about every new GFS and European model update . Read More »

These refugees stayed at Donald Trump's childhood home

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President Donald Trump's childhood home had some unusual visitors ahead of his United Nations address this weekend - refugees. Advocates of the program inside and outside the administration say refugees are a major benefit to the United States, paying more in taxes than they consume in public benefits, and filling jobs in service industries that others will not. Read More »

Trump thinks there's a 'chance' for peace in the Middle East

They will probably get a nuclear weapon. Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal is set to be a flashpoint at the UN General Assembly meeting in NY this week, with Trump and a slew of senior advisers taking aim at Iran, while European signatories express confidence in the accord. Read More »

Aston Martin becomes Red Bull title sponsor in 2018

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The luxury automotive company and Red Bull initiated a partnership previous year which has seen the F1 outfit carry Aston Martin's branding on its cars. "We like the sport and we are a company that aspires to be as valuable as Ferrari ". "Up to a point it's OK, but if we are going to continue to have heat recovery systems, no cap on the spend, and as many dynamometer hours as you like, the we'll check out". Read More »

Republicans Less Popular Than Trump

Partial suspension of the Social Security tax for employees. They are members of the so-called RATE Coalition that are pushing to make bringing down the corporate rate the primary objective of tax reform. "Reform means we change the system in a way that makes the system better". In 2012 alone, USA companies shifted over $280 billion in profits to low tax countries, which is more than all large corporations paid in US taxes that year combined. Read More »

Trump mocks North Korea's 'Rocket Man'

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H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, confirmed the tweet was about Kim, adding, "That is where the rockets and missiles are coming from", on ABC's "This Week" also on Sunday. Some leaders will also push Trump not to give up on a 2015 deal curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions in return for a lifting of UN, US and European sanctions, while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was time to "fix it - or cancel it". Read More »

Turkey under 'covert' US, German defense supply embargo

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A shipment of guns and ammunition from the USA to Turkish security forces was formally cancelled, after Congressional review. Speaking at an event in the capital Ankara , Nurettin Canikli said: "Today, a lot of American and German firms do not give or delay giving spare parts that we use in defense products by applying a covert embargo". Read More »

British Columbia to ban corporate, union political donations

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Conacher said. "The Wild West financing of the past will come to an end", he said. The allowance ends in 2022 and a special legislative committee will decide whether it continues past that point. "This is a big disappointment", he said. Backed by the provincial Green Party, the NDP ousted the Liberal Party in July. The Election Amendment Act 2017, retroactive to May 9th of this year, would limit individual contributions to $1,200 a year. Read More »

Ferrari favourite for Singapore says Lauda

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The last two races of this season, in Belgium and Italy, were more suited to Mercedes and played to Hamilton's strengths. Reigning world champions Mercedes AMG are certainly not getting their hopes high ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix, admitting ahead of the race that it will be "more hard". Read More »

Dirty money? Police find thousands of euros flushed down toilet in Geneva

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Prosecutors are investigating the case but have yet to identify who the cash belonged to. A waiter from one of the restaurants - the Pizzeria du Molard - said they discovered the wads of cash after the men's toilets became clogged. The lawyer did not explain why the money had been shredded, and stuffed down toilets. The European Central Bank said past year it had made a decision to discontinue the 500-euro note because of concerns that it was being used too often for illicit activities ... Read More »

Coastal flood warnings in effect as Hurricane Jose spins offshore

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As of Sunday night, Maria was located 400 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and appeared poised to strike Caribbean islands still recovering from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Irma, intensifying as it moves toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, where almost a million people have lost electricity. Read More »

North Korea Nuclear Ambitions to Overshadow Annual UN Assembly

In his first address to leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump warned North Korea not to pursue its nuclear missile program in his starkest language yet, deriding its young leader Kim Jong-Un with the nickname " Rocket Man " and threatening to end his country. Read More »

Netanyahu meets Sisi in boost for Israeli peace process

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Sisi met with a number of Jewish leaders in NY and discussed with them the USA efforts to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This would be the first public meeting between the two since Sisi became president in 2014. Monday's meeting, which follows mediation in Cairo between Palestinian arch-rivals Fatah and Hamas, reflects Egypt's will to return to the forefront of the Middle East diplomatic scene. Read More »

Sean Spicer Says "Of Course" He Regrets Lying About Inauguration Crowd

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Judging by the Sean Spicer Emmy reactions on Twitter , viewers were not pleased to see this angry little man joking around with his pal Stephen Colbert on their television screen. His job as press secretary is... Or maybe, late night hosts across the goddamn spectrum will hold Spicer to even the barest modicum of accountability. Read More »

Honda to Add 300 Jobs, Invest $267 Million to Support Ohio Manufacturing

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According to a report from Bloomberg, Honda will invest $267 million in a couple of OH plants that will manufacture its new Accord sedan set to be released next year. Previously Honda's hybrid cars were shipped from Japan, but the new Accord will be built at the two plants in Ohio. "The Civic we introduced in 2015 is head and shoulders above the competition in retail sales", said Ray Mikiciuk, assistant vice president for Honda's USA sales operations. Read More »