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World News Rebels plot second strike on Malcolm Turnbull after leadership vote
Author: 0 Rebels plot second strike on Malcolm Turnbull after leadership vote

A social liberal and multi-millionaire former merchant banker, Turnbull rode an early wave of popular support but he has struggled to appeal to conservative voters. That advice is expected to drop tomorrow morning. "If he's trusting of his legal advice there'd be no problem there", Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek told ABC radio on Thursday.

World News Mollie Tibbetts murder: Suspect 'forgot dead jogger in car'
Author: 0 Mollie Tibbetts murder: Suspect 'forgot dead jogger in car'

Surveillance footage showed a dark-colored Chevy Malibu repeatedly driving by Tibbetts as she ran that evening, which investigators said eventually led them to Rivera , whom they first spoke with on Monday. "I can just tell you it seems that he followed her and seemed to be drawn to her on that particular day and for whatever reason , he chose to abduct her".

World News Hurricane Lane grows to Category 5; Hawaii braces for impact
Author: 0 Hurricane Lane grows to Category 5; Hawaii braces for impact

The storm's maximum sustained winds are almost 160 mph, according to the NWS , which will slowly weaken over the next 48 hours. Bands of intense showers and thunderstorms surrounding Lane will begin to spread across the state from the Southeast, reaching the Big Island later this morning.

World News IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme
Author: 0 IAEA: No indication of halt in North Korea's nuclear programme

He is also set to meet with his Russian counterpart next week in Geneva, a follow-up to the July 16 summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. This week, the United States imposed sanctions on Chinese firms for exporting alcohol and cigarette products to North Korea in breach of those sanctions.

Author: 0 Another Wave Of Ex-National Security Officials Criticizes Trump

He wrote that the president's statements that there was no collusion were "hogwash" and that the only question now was whether or not the collusion that took place 'constituted criminally liable conspiracy'. "If my clearances and my reputation as I'm being pulled through the mud now, if that's the price we're going to pay to prevent Donald Trump from doing this against other people, to me it's a small price to pay", Brennan said.

World News Last Nazi: War criminal deported from U.S. to Germany to face crimes
Author: 0 Last Nazi: War criminal deported from U.S. to Germany to face crimes

BERLIN-The last known Nazi collaborator living in the U.S. was deported to Germany following a personal intervention by President Trump , U.S. officials said, ending years of legal and diplomatic wrangling between Washington and Berlin. Decades later, when he was confronted about his past, Palij told investigators that "everybody lied" on their visas, The Associated Press reports. Palij has admitted serving here but denied any involvement in war crimes.

World News Dramatic footage shows moment 3-year-old girl saved from hot auto
Author: 0 Dramatic footage shows moment 3-year-old girl saved from hot auto

Dunn was reunited with the girl days after the terrifying incident and was glad to see she was recovering. Dunn, who is also a father, waited for three hours at the emergency room until he was assured the child would be okay. Keller was arrested and faces child neglect charges, according to media reports from earlier this year. "According to investigators, Casey Keller, the girl's mother, left her daughter strapped in her auto seat overnight after a liquor run".

World News Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites
Author: 0 Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites

While Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah as per the Islamic lunar calendar, according to the Gregorian calendar, the date varies every year and shifts 11 days from the previous date. Message Reads: Eid leka aate hai dher sare khusiya, Eid mita deta hai insan mai duriya, Eid hai khuda ka ek nayam tabarok, Eisi liye kahte hai sab Eid UL Zuha.

World News Chinese bombers likely training for USA strikes: Pentagon
Author: 0 Chinese bombers likely training for USA strikes: Pentagon

Department of Defense's 2018 report to Congress also distorted relations and situation across the Taiwan Strait, said Wu Qian, the spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, Friday. "China's development of national defense aims to safeguard its national independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, which is the lawful rights for a sovereign state to exercise".

World News Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull abandons greenhouse gas target to prevent conservative revolt
Author: 0 Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull abandons greenhouse gas target to prevent conservative revolt

Dutton will move to the backbench from the Home Affairs Minister position he lobbied hard to create, where he is likely to continue to agitate for the leadership. Turnbull. "But if it's just other people talking on Peter Dutton's behalf, then they are cowards working behind the scenes". This was an inevitable outcome from Dutton and now means he can now lay out his own policy vision and build support for a second push at the leadership.

World News Korean families' tearful reunion after 65 years
Author: 0 Korean families' tearful reunion after 65 years

Most of those taking part are elderly people who are eager to see their loved ones once more before they die. But on Monday, 92-year-old Lee Keum-seom of South Korea traveled across the border and got to meet and hug her son Sang Chol, now 71 himself.

World News Trump worries that Mueller interview could be a 'perjury trap'
Author: 0 Trump worries that Mueller interview could be a 'perjury trap'

The Times said McGahn had shared detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether Trump obstructed justice. Giuliani also told NBC that Trump had encouraged McGahn to talk to Mueller, "is happy that he did, and is quite secure that there is nothing in the testimony that will hurt the president".

World News Officials warn again of air health in smoky Seattle
Author: 0 Officials warn again of air health in smoky Seattle

An air quality alert is also in place across Eastern Washington and North Idaho. The agency forecasts its air-quality index, which measures levels of the most harmful particulate matter in the air, to reach 151 in the Seattle area on Monday, well into the unhealthy category by federal standards.

World News Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos
Author: 0 Mueller: Prison Time An Option For Former Trump Campaign Aide Papadopoulos

In a document filed late Friday, the special counsel, Robert Mueller , said the former adviser, George Papadopoulos , misled investigators about the "timing, extent and nature" of the meetings. Trump himself tweeted. calling Papadopoulos a "young, low level volunteer named George.'". Papadopoulos learned about the "dirt" the Russians had on Clinton the following month, after he began working for Trump, the filing said.

World News Hajj set to begin amid Qatar-Saudi tensions and Egypt's economic woes
Author: 0 Hajj set to begin amid Qatar-Saudi tensions and Egypt's economic woes

During Hajj , pilgrims must walk around it seven times counterclockwise to ensure that the Kaaba remains on their left side. The hajj offers pilgrims an opportunity to feel closer to God amid the Muslim world's many challenges, including the threat of extremists in the Mideast after the Islamic State group was beaten back in Iraq and Syria and the plight of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority.

World News Afghan Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers near Kunduz
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers near Kunduz

A provincial council member in Kunduz said "a total of 300 to 400 passengers" could have been on the buses when the militants stopped them. The Taliban has freed 149 civilian passengers, but said they would keep 21 hostages, understood to be members of the security forces, saying they had been the main target.

World News Trump's lawyer Giuliani: Truth isn't truth
Author: 0 Trump's lawyer Giuliani: Truth isn't truth

Investigators "may have a different version of the truth than we do", he said. Giuliani's comment was consistent with a tweet by Trump on August 5 that the gathering had been arranged to "get information on an opponent", contradicting the previous reason given for the meeting.

World News Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial
Author: 0 Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial

Trump has called Mueller's investigation, which had cast a cloud over his presidency, a "rigged witch hunt". "I think the whole Manafort trial is very sad". Ellis replied that the government wasn't required to prove its case beyond "all doubt", just to the extent that a person would consider reasonable. The jury also requested that the judge redefine " reasonable doubt ".

World News Kerala floods: Red alert withdrawn from all districts as rains ease out
Author: 0 Kerala floods: Red alert withdrawn from all districts as rains ease out

Light to moderate rain was expected across Kerala on Monday, bringing some respite to rescue workers, who have been battling rising waters and mudslides to reach tens of thousands of stranded villagers. "We all pray for the safety and well being of the people of Kerala". It is scheduled to remain closed until August 26. The naval airstrip at Kochi will be available for commercial flights by Monday.

World News U.S. pulls funding for Syria stabilization, citing allied cash
Author: 0 U.S. pulls funding for Syria stabilization, citing allied cash

The State Department said it had notified Congress on Friday that it would not spend some $230 million that had been planned for Syria programs and would instead shift that money to other areas. The U.S., McGurk said, has not yet launched the final phase to defeat the ISIS caliphate. "We are remaining in Syria". Brett McGurk, the special White House envoy to the coalition against ISIS, said the extremist group has been cleared from some 99 per cent of its former territory in Syria and that ...

World News White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT
Author: 0 White House lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT

Giuliani also tried to make the case that having Trump sit down for an interview with Mueller's team wouldn't accomplish much because of the he-said-she-said nature of witnesses' recollections. He continued : "Some members of the media are very Angry at the Fake Story in the New York Times ". "The failing @nytimes wrote a Fake piece today implying that because White House Councel [sic] Don McGahn was giving hours of testimony to the Special Councel [sic], he must be a John Dean type ...

World News Genoa's mourners turn their rage on parading politicians
Author: 0 Genoa's mourners turn their rage on parading politicians

Italian RAI state radio said what was believed to be the body of the last person missing in Tuesday's collapse of the Morandi Bridge was that of a 30-year-old man. Also attending the service were Premier Giuseppe Conte and several Cabinet members, including Italy's transportation and infrastructure minister.

World News Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'
Author: 0 Bill Maher Taunts Trump Over Omarosa: 'He Lost His One Black Friend'

Following the release of her new book , Unhinged , Trump has told advisers that he wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to have Omarosa arrested according to a report from Vanity Fair . When Omarosa was sacked by the White House Chief of Staff in December of 2017, my entire family was concerned for her because we had no idea about the basis of her dismissal.

World News Kerala: PM Modi surveys flood-hit areas, announces Rs 500-crore grant
Author: 0 Kerala: PM Modi surveys flood-hit areas, announces Rs 500-crore grant

Thousands of people are still perched on trees and rooftops, waiting to be rescued. The flood situation in Kerala has been continuously and closely monitored by the Union Government. Mr Singh said the Red Cross is doing everything possible to help - providing clothes, food and support to those now living in camps - but that "there is a lot more that will have to be done in short and long-term".

World News Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia's Lombok island
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.3 quake hits Indonesia's Lombok island

According to the US Geological Survey the tremor was centred west-southwest of Belanting town in East Lombok. There were no immediate reports of damage or potential casualties. The quake did not trigger a potential for tsunami, an official from Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatological and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) Pambagiao, told Xinhua over phone.

World News Putin dances with the bride at Austrain Foreign Minister's wedding
Author: 0 Putin dances with the bride at Austrain Foreign Minister's wedding

Ties between the two countries have been strained since Russia's annexation of the Crimea region of Ukraine in 2014. "That's why it is necessary to take measures against possible non-competitive and illegal attacks from the third countries in order to complete this project eventually", he told reporters shortly before Putin flew back to Russian Federation.

World News Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Shanann Watts, kids
Author: 0 Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Shanann Watts, kids

Eikelenboom further recommended obtaining DNA samples from Shanann Watts' hands and nails. One of the defense motions expressed the fear that no one planned to swab the necks of the childrens' bodies for DNA. "I just don't understand it", said friend Ashley Bell, who described Christopher Watts as a loving father. The family's two-storey home is just outside Frederick, a small town on the grassy plains north of Denver, where fast-growing subdivisions intermingle with drilling rigs and ...

World News China optimistic about summit between Korean leaders
Author: 0 China optimistic about summit between Korean leaders

Almost 9,000 more jobs in the North could be created by restarting the Kumgang mountain tourism project, that ended in 2008 after a visitor was shot by a North Korean soldier. "That is certainly a step in the right direction", she said. " Sanctions will remain in place until North Korea takes concrete and verifiable steps towards denuclearization ", said Harris during an address at the Korea National Diplomatic Academy in Seoul .

World News China developing bombers, likely training pilots to target US: Pentagon
Author: 0 China developing bombers, likely training pilots to target US: Pentagon

The 130-page report on China's expansive military modernisation, which ranges from long-range precision-strike missiles, nuclear bombers and submarines to expanding information, cyber, space, counter-space and expeditionary warfare capabilities, comes ahead of the inaugural "two-plus-two" dialogue between India and the US.

World News Kim Jong Nam's Alleged Malaysian Murderers in Defence Phase
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam's Alleged Malaysian Murderers in Defence Phase

He called for them to enter their defence after reading his ruling for more than two hours. Indonesian Ambassador Rusdi Kirana told reporters outside court that he was shocked by the court's decision but his government will abide by it. He said the seemed anxious and tense before washing their hands, but relaxed afterward. Defense lawyers have said the prosecution failed to show the two women had any intention to kill - key to establishing they are guilty of murder.

World News Flight delays at Manila airport after plane skids off runway
Author: 0 Flight delays at Manila airport after plane skids off runway

Philippine airport authorities said the passengers of Xiamen flight 8667 would be brought to a hotel near Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), which services international flights to the country. "With God's blessings all passengers were able to evacuate safely", Monreal said, adding the cause of the incident was under investigation. TV footage showed the plane slightly tilting to the left, its left wing touching the ground and its landing wheels not readily visible ...

World News Vatican finally breaks silence on sex abuse bombshell
Author: 0 Vatican finally breaks silence on sex abuse bombshell

Tuesday's report accused Wuerl of helping to protect some child-molesting priests while he was bishop of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 2006. This story will be updated . "Think of, and he says this in the report , how many people I removed?" "I'm assuming some new piece of legislation will be introduced in Pennsylvania that embodies language that will eliminate criminal and civil statute of limitations", he said, lamenting the church will push back.

World News Sea of mourners join Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral procession
Author: 0 Sea of mourners join Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral procession

Vajpayee was admitted to hospital on June 11 with a kidney tract infection and chest congestion. . Among others to attend the last rites of Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday after a prolonged illness, was Nepal's foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Sri Lanka's acting foreign minister Lakshman Kiriella, Afghanistan's deputy foreign minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai and Pakistan's information minister Syed Ali Zafar, according to the Indian foreign ministry.