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Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days

Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted by a federal grand jury on July 13, accused of hacking Democratic Party computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed USA accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Trump. [Full Article...]

Dead in Mass Shooting at Fifth Third Bank Building in Downtown Cincinnati

Dead in Mass Shooting at Fifth Third Bank Building in Downtown Cincinnati The chief says they had a "quick response" and 'there is no additional threat'. To recap, just after 9, emergency responders went to 5/3rd Bank at 5th and Main for report of active shooter with multiple victims. Federal agents were on the scene as police searched through the building. Three people died of their wounds and two others remained hospitalized. [Full Article...]

'That's Not Journalism, That's Clickbait': Gutfeld Slams Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

'That's Not Journalism, That's Clickbait': Gutfeld Slams Anonymous NYT Op-Ed Melania concluded by saying, "To the writer of the oped, you are not protecting this country, you are sabotaging it with your cowardly actions". Following the publication of a scathing op-ed from an anonymous senior Trump administration official, The New York Times refused to disclose any identifiable information about its source. [Full Article...]

Putin urges Russian special services, military to closely cooperate with Iran, Turkey

Putin urges Russian special services, military to closely cooperate with Iran, Turkey The three leaders are expected to determine the future of Idlib amid growing fears of a humanitarian disaster. Putin said "terrorist elements" continued to "stage provocations" and use drones in Idlib. The U.S. and its allies, however, believe it is Assad's forces who appear to be preparing a chemical attack in Idlib. Russian Federation and Syria and have denied planning a chemical weapons... [Full Article...]

Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul

Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul Mr Kim made his comments to envoys from Seoul who were in the North to arrange a new leaders' summit later this month. "President Donald Trump tweet-boasted about his accomplishments in office as, behind the curtain, he was aggressively trying to ferret out the author of the anonymously written op-ed asserting " many of the senior officials" in Trump's administration" were working diligentl... [Full Article...]

Brexit could be decisive factor in next Scottish independence vote

Brexit could be decisive factor in next Scottish independence vote On a different note, in the July meeting of Labour's NEC - the last before today's one dominated by the issue of anti-Semitism - I'm told that the idea was raised of developing closer ties to the Greek and Spanish breakaway parties of the Left, Syriza and Podemos. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Hearing: Guide to Supreme Court Terms

Kavanaugh Hearing: Guide to Supreme Court Terms Kavanaugh signalled respect for the landmark 1973 Roe versus Wade Supreme Court ruling legalising abortion nationwide, calling it an important legal precedent that had been reaffirmed by the justices over the decades. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch bluntly asked Kavanaugh what loyalty he owes Trump. A heckler interrupts the proceedings during the first day of hearings to confirm Brett Kavan... [Full Article...]

LGBTQ Community Celebrates Historic Verdict Ending Ban On Homosexuality

LGBTQ Community Celebrates Historic Verdict Ending Ban On Homosexuality The legal battle to strike down Section 377 lasted for years before the Delhi High Court ruled in 2009 that the law could not be applied to consensual sex. The judges in the case had previously said that homosexuals in India faced deep-rooted trauma and live in fear. It was like a scene from a Bollywood blockbuster as staff at one of New Delhi's most luxurious hotels performed an elaborate ... [Full Article...]

Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped

Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped Opposition parties blamed the Trinamool Congress government and said its "callousness towards the fix of old bridges " was the main reason for the collapse. Seven workers are feared trapped in the rubble, as locals say their gut-wrenching screams can be heard from above. At that point, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tried to shift the blame to previous Left governments for clearin... [Full Article...]

Democratic Senator Says Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Is 'Not Normal'

Democratic Senator Says Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Is 'Not Normal' Most independent Supreme Court analysts predict, based on hundreds of decisions that Kavanaugh has written at the appellate court level, that Kavanaugh, if confirmed, would most often side with conservatives, rather than provide the swing vote that Kennedy often did on key issues favoring liberal interpretations of US law. [Full Article...]

Zarif meets Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad

Zarif meets Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Islamabad The meeting was held at the office of the Prime Minister and according to a statement the prime minister and the army chief discussed the country's security situation, reiterating their desire to bring peace and stability while continuing efforts to achieve regional harmony. [Full Article...]

Ramaphosa wants China communist party to work closely with ANC

Ramaphosa wants China communist party to work closely with ANC Themed "China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with a Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation", the summit is expected to be attended by leaders and officials from 53 African states except Swaziland, the tiny African kingdom which still remained allied with Taiwan, spurning Beijing's overtures. [Full Article...]

Pentagon suspends $300M in military aid to Pakistan

Pentagon suspends $300M in military aid to Pakistan Faulkner said the Pentagon aimed to spend the $300 million on "other urgent priorities" if approved by Congress. These facts, however, have come to light ahead of the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Pakistan on September 5, where, according to Mattis, combating militants will be a "primary part of the discussion" between the two countries. [Full Article...]

Homeless man sues couple who raised $400,000 for him

Homeless man sues couple who raised $400,000 for him However, in an more recent interview with Megyn Kelly on the American TODAY Show , he said it was roughly $AU200,000. Johnny Bobbitt , a 35-year-old homeless man, gave her his last $20 to help her buy gas. During an appearance on USA television on Monday, D'Amico revealed there is well over $150,000 left of the donations. Their lawyer argued in court that Mr Bobbitt had received more than $2... [Full Article...]

Sessions is safe - at least until November elections, Trump says

Sessions is safe - at least until November elections, Trump says Sessions, in a rare rebuttal, responded that he took control of the department the day he became attorney general and would not allow it to be "improperly influenced by political considerations". I think he knows that by staying at his attorney general's job, he is actually helping President Trump politically. 'And I think that more and more, he is legally thinking that he feels like he is in je... [Full Article...]

Joe Biden’s Eulogy: ‘I’m a Democrat. And I love John McCain’

Joe Biden’s Eulogy: ‘I’m a Democrat. And I love John McCain’ As he spoke about their shared outrage at the demise of bipartisanship in the Senate, Biden looked to his left and spoke directly to the current senators in attendance, delivering an impromptu lecture about the state of today's Senate. Another McCain son, Douglas, will offer a reading of Scripture at this ceremony. In 2017, shortly after his brain cancer diagnosis, McCain returned to Washington ... [Full Article...]

Justice Department lawyer said Russian Federation had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’

Justice Department lawyer said Russian Federation had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’ The lawyer, Bruce Ohr , also says he learned that a Trump campaign aide had met with higher-level Russian officials than the aide had acknowledged, the people said. "With Bruce Ohr , do you see him as potentially being in this pattern?" As an example, they said, Republicans read a portion of an email in which Steele wrote that he wanted to speak with Ohr about "our favorite business tycoon". [Full Article...]

Pakistanis to rally in capital against Dutch cartoon contest

Pakistanis to rally in capital against Dutch cartoon contest Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders has cancelled a planned contest inviting people to submit a cartoon of the prophet Muhammad following death threats and large-scale protests in Pakistan. But Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has distanced his government from the cartoon competition, saying it was not a government initiative. In a video message, the premier said that he would move the Organi... [Full Article...]

WWI Shipwreck bell returned to South Africa

WWI Shipwreck bell returned to South Africa In turn, the South African government accused Mr Trump of stoking racial divisions. May earlier told reporters that "The UK has for some time now supported land reform. There were plans to award black ex-SANLC members the British War Medal but these were opposed by the South African Government and the British also dropped the idea. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria raised to nearly 3000

Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria raised to nearly 3000 He's also creating a commission to implement recommendations in the new report , and creating a registry of the people expected to be most vulnerable in a future storm, such as the elderly, bedridden or kidney-dialysis patients. If the new figures are accurate, Hurricane Maria is the deadliest storm to have hit Puerto Rico since the 1899 San Ciriaco hurricane. "What can I do?'", said Collazo,... [Full Article...]


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