• Trump says White House counsel McGahn soon leaving

    Trump says White House counsel McGahn soon leaving

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    The 50-year-old McGahn would become the latest in a long line of officials who have left Trump's 19-month presidency, either officials who have been fired, pushed out or voluntarily departed. Trump fired James Comey, the former director of the FBI, who was leading the agency's Russian Federation investigation at the time Trump ousted him, leading to Mueller's appointment, over Trump's objections, to take over the probe.
  • Trump nixed statement praising McCain

    Trump nixed statement praising McCain

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    We argue and compete and sometimes even vilify each other in our raucous public debates. Phoenix: Much like the a year ago of his life, Senator John McCain's , final words were full of both subtle and not-so-subtle rebukes to President Donald Trump .
  • Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, dozens of pages

    Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, dozens of pages

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    Some 700,000 Rohingya fled the crackdown and most are now living in refugee camps in neighbouring Bangladesh . The army's tactics are "consistently and grossly disproportionate to actual security threats", it said. Decades of state-sponsored stigmatization against Rohingya had resulted in "institutionalized oppression from birth to death", the report said . Myanmar's military has repeatedly denied that it has deliberately attacked unarmed Rohingya.
  • Fury after Gingrich encourages Republicans to politicize woman murdered by illegal immigrant

    Fury after Gingrich encourages Republicans to politicize woman murdered by illegal immigrant

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    The attorney representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera , the illegal alien accused of murdering Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts , is arguing his client's legal status is simply a narrative rather than a basic fact. The state medical examiner has determined that Tibbetts' death was a homicide. Under the arrangement, the farming company pays the couples to rent the land but workers do not have to pay, she said.
  • Australia: Scott Morrison to replace ousted Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister

    Australia: Scott Morrison to replace ousted Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister

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    Friday's ballot among Liberal Party lawmakers means Australia's sixth change of prime minister in 11 years, prolonging an era of extraordinary political instability. Ousted Australian premier Malcolm Turnbull at Parliament House in Canberra , Australia, March 27, 2018. "Australia. We owe you an apology". Some also find his politics confusing - he started his career as a moderate in the ruling conservative Liberal Party and morphed into a conservative.
  • USA 'not seeking regime change in Iran', says John Bolton

    USA 'not seeking regime change in Iran', says John Bolton

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    Bolton said he believed Trump's decision in May to withdraw from the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, followed by the reimposition of sanctions , was having a stronger effect than expected on pressuring Tehran. "We are going to do other things to put pressure on Iran as well, beyond economic sanctions". " We don't think our president really at heart endorses all these positions.
  • Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

    Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

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    In a string of interviews early August 22, Cohen's own lawyer Lanny Davis took aim squarely at the president, dubbing him a "criminal". Cohen has long denied any involvement in a collusion scheme and ever having been to Prague. Duncan also questioned the motives of prosecutors, repeating Trump's characterization that it was a "witch hunt". Fired former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director Andrew McCabe raked in more than US$500,000 in just five days of his legal defence ...
  • Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

    Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

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    Reacting to the sad development which has shocked the country, Sudheendra Kulkarni, Ex-aide to former PM, said he worked with Kulkarni for 6 years, he treated everyone with respect, he further said that Vajpayee had asserted that the Kashmir dispute cannot be solved constitutionally, and only by the boundaries of humanity.
  • Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Media Attacks

    Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Media Attacks

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    His tweet comes amid reports that nearly 343 news outlets will be publishing coordinated editorials on Thursday which denounce the USA president's " dirty war " on the press . And calling journalists the "enemy of the people" is risky, period", the Times wrote . "This Globe-sponsored coordinated editorial response is sure to backfire", Shafer wrote on Tuesday.
  • Pilot Dies After Crashing Plane Into His Utah Home

    Pilot Dies After Crashing Plane Into His Utah Home

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    Youd was arrested Sunday after witnesses saw him assault his wife, Sandoval said. Youd and his wife bought the house, valued at almost US$400,000, in 2016 in a quiet subdivision of new homes near the foothills, county property records show.
  • Russia, Iran, and 3 others agree Caspian status

    Russia, Iran, and 3 others agree Caspian status

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    Just $5 a month. That is why disagreements over how to divide some of its huge oil and gas fields have been numerous - and acrimonious. "Day of solidarity of Caspian Littoral States: Codifying cooperation on environment, shipping, fisheries, sustainable development & security w/o foreign military presence", Zarif said in a post on his official Twitter account on Sunday.
  • Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

    Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

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    The government in Kabul insisted that Ghazni was under its control but residents reported fierce clashes in several districts of the city and streets strewn with corpses. Government radio and television was shut down and only Radio Shariat, a Taliban station, was broadcasting. A senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media, said around 80 members of the security forces, as well as an unknown number of civilians had been killed.
  • Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Will Begin Sept. 4

    Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings Will Begin Sept. 4

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    Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh . Kavanaugh was nominated 57 days before the announcement about a hearing date was made Friday afternoon. A spokeswoman for Feinstein said the senator is "reviewing options in the event he continues to restrict access to only senators on the committee".
  • US Space Force Proposal Outlined - President Tweets Enthusiasm For Plan

    US Space Force Proposal Outlined - President Tweets Enthusiasm For Plan

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    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis a year ago said he opposed a new department of the military "at a time when we are focused on reducing overhead and integrating joint warfighting functions". Mr Trump "knows that space is integral to our American way of life and economic prosperity and is a vital domain for national defence" while, under his direction, the USA is "reclaiming its heritage as the world's greatest space-faring nation", the White House said.
  • Canadian police: At least 4 killed in shooting in New Brunswick

    Canadian police: At least 4 killed in shooting in New Brunswick

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    When she was hired, police told reporters how excited they were to have her on patrol because she was from the area. New Brunswick had three homicide shootings in the entire year of 2016, according to Statistics Canada . At that point, police said, the two police officers were shot. Speaking to Global News , another resident, Dave MacCoubrey, said that he could have heard as many as 17 shots coming about 30 feet from his bed.
  • Banker says he was pressed to lend Manafort $16M

    Banker says he was pressed to lend Manafort $16M

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    As Law&Crime's Colin Kalmbacher reported of the courtroom happenings on Wednesday, Judge Ellis appeared to have forgotten that he had allowed a witness to sit in and hear testimony. "You may put that aside..." That truce between the judge and prosecutors, though, did not last long. NBC's Pete Williams also reported that prosecutors want Ellis to "explain to the jury that he was out of line when he reprimanded them over allowing an IRS agent witness to watch other testimony", according ...
  • Details of US Space Force, 6th military branch unveiled

    Details of US Space Force, 6th military branch unveiled

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    Sen. Bill Nelson is among the lawmakers opposed to the idea. He also says that the current system, with the Air Force in charge of military space operations, is not ideal. "We must have American dominance in space". Russian and China have made significant advancements, challenging the United States' assets in space.
  • Canadian Dollar Whipsawed as Spat With Saudi Arabia Intensifies

    Canadian Dollar Whipsawed as Spat With Saudi Arabia Intensifies

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    Saudi Arabia executed and crucified a Myanmar man in the holy city of Makkah on Wednesday in a rare form of punishment reserved for the most egregious crimes. It stopped medical treatment of Saudis in Canada and made arrangements to bring home Saudi patients. The fallout is from a call last week from Canadian to Saudi officials demanding the release of imprisoned women's rights activists Samar Badawi and Nassima al-Sadah.
  • Charges Against New York Rep. Chris Collins Complicate Re-Election Bid

    Charges Against New York Rep. Chris Collins Complicate Re-Election Bid

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    Around 6:55 p.m. that evening, while at the picnic, Collins received an email from the CEO of Innate informing the baord of directors that the drug had failed to pass its trials and could not be sold to the public. At 9.34pm, Zarsky's wife allegedly called their broker with instructions to sell their shares. Between June 23 and 26 Cameron also sold off his Shares.
  • Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial

    Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial

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    He claims he worked with Manafort to knowingly falsify tax returns, while also failing to report foreign bank accounts and failing to register as a foreign agent. "In reality, it was basically money moving between accounts", Gates said during his second day of testimony in the financial fraud trial of his former boss.