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World News Iran, Turkey to boost trade ties in defiance of U.S. bans
Author: 0 Iran, Turkey to boost trade ties in defiance of U.S. bans

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani , center, flanked by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , pose for photographs in Tehran , Iran, ahead of their summit to discuss Syria , Sept. Those remarks capped a week of rising US rhetoric opposing the Idlib operation. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani could be seen smiling beatifically as Erdogan responded, "We would be making a call on Jabhat al-Nusra, on HTS to lay down their arms".

World News Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge
Author: 0 Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

While traveling on Air Force One Friday, President Trump said he's expecting a "positive" letter from Kim Jong Un in the next few days. Moon, who brokered the historic summit between Kim and Trump in Singapore, said he had "high hopes" for his next meeting with the North's leader to achieve a similar feat.

Author: 0 Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade

With Booker's act of civil disobedience providing more transparency to Kavanaugh's hearings, many Democrats have rallied behind their colleague, some joining him in breaking Senate rules. However, Dick Durbin, the number two Democrat in the Senate, immediately spoke in solidarity with Booker. "But he said essentially the opposite in a 2003 email leaked to The Times ".

World News California's Delta Fire Engulfs Vehicles on Interstate 5
Author: 0 California's Delta Fire Engulfs Vehicles on Interstate 5

The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, campgrounds and other areas were evacuated Wednesday. The Boot Fire began Tuesday in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Several vehicles have been destroyed on I-5, including at least two large trucks. The Delta fire which started Wednesday by I-5 near the Vollmers exit in Shasta County has reached 24,558 acres.

World News Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison
Author: 0 Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

George Papadopoulos , 31, pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about key details of his conversations with a London-based professor who had told him the Russians held dirt, in the form of thousands of emails, on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 Several People Behind Trump Were Removed, Replaced During Rally In Montana

In North Dakota, Trump rattled off a list of what he considers his administration's accomplishments as he sought to bolster Cramer, a staunch Trump supporter. According to one source , this was Donald Trump's 520th rally , and with midterm elections coming up, he probably won't be slowing down anytime soon.

World News Plane carrying sick passengers lands at JFK airport
Author: 0 Plane carrying sick passengers lands at JFK airport

Ten people on board a 14-hour Emirates flight from Dubai were taken to hospital in NY on Wednesday after USA health authorities mobilized to meet the jet ferrying sick passengers. "Apparently there is over 100 people sick on the bottom floor, so happy I'm up top.it's a double-decker plane 380". Emirates confirmed that three passengers and seven crew were transferred to hospital for "further medical care and evaluation".

World News Obama Blasts Donald Trump, Calling Him
Author: 0 Obama Blasts Donald Trump, Calling Him "Symptom" Of "Dangerous Times"

Today, former President Barack Obama signaled that he's stepping back into the fray by directly rebuking sitting President Donald Trump . That's not how our democracy's supposed to work. Speaking to college students, Obama called Trump out, stating: "You happen to be coming of age during one of those moments [backlash against progress]".

Author: 0 Trump says New York Times article is "horrible"

Yesterday senior Trump officials rushed to pledge their loyalty. Trump meanwhile has called for the article's author to be unmasked. Robert Leonard, a linguist at New York's Hofstra University, who is often retained by defendants and prosecutors in criminal cases involving threats, plagiarism and libel, told the Washington Post : "A problem with public people is that a lot of their published work is edited, so it's like mixing fingerprints or DNA".

World News Far-right frontrunner in Brazil presidential election stabbed
Author: 0 Far-right frontrunner in Brazil presidential election stabbed

His son, Flavio, said that his father was "almost dead" when he was admitted, but his condition was later reported to be stable. Bolsonaro, whose trademark pose at rallies is a "guns up" gesture with both hands to make them resemble pistols, says he would encourage police to kill suspected drug gang members and other armed criminals with abandon.

World News Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkey looks for diplomatic solution to avoid 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

An offensive on Idlib will lead to a bloodbath for civilians and a humanitarian tragedy, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Tuesday to journalists. The plan will also secure the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province and mineral deposits in the region, it said. A common strategy is to eliminate agreed-upon terror groups from Idlib, but there are increasing fears over the number of civilian who may be affected and injured in the process.

World News Meghan McCain pays tribute to her father with broadside against Trump
Author: 0 Meghan McCain pays tribute to her father with broadside against Trump

The memorial service at Washington National Cathedral was intended as a cap to public commemorations that began Wednesday in Phoenix, in his adopted home state of Arizona. "A few have resented that fire for that light it cast upon them, for the truth it revealed about their character, but my father never cared what they thought", the senator's daughter said in staggeringly direct and unrestrained address that would have made her father glow with pride.

Author: 0 United Kingdom and Russian Federation clash at UN over nerve agent attack

Officials determined that the same substance, found in a perfume bottle in a park weeks later, sickened a man and his girlfriend, who later died . Mr Fleming, the director of the government's cyber intelligence agency, said GCHQ had supported police in a "painstaking" and "highly complex" investigation into what happened after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury , Wiltshire on 4 March.

World News Thai cave boys tell their story at Bangkok mall exhibition
Author: 0 Thai cave boys tell their story at Bangkok mall exhibition

Despite having apologized for similar remarks in July, Musk resumed his defamation of a British cave diver who helped rescue the Thai soccer team. An American activist investor is suing Elon Musk over allegations that he artificially boosted Tesla's share price to "burn" short-sellers. Mr Musk had earlier apologised for calling Mr Unsworth a "pedo".

World News Mueller responds to Trump team
Author: 0 Mueller responds to Trump team

A spokesman for the special counsel's office did not immediately reply to an email seeking comment. Attorneys sent a response letter Wednesday after Mueller's team notified the president's lawyers they were open to limiting questions to Russian Federation and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Paraguay Moves Embassy Back to Tel Aviv, PA Claiming Credit

The Palestinian Foreign Ministry hailed the move as a "Palestinian diplomatic achievement ". Cartes even joined Netanyahu in the new embassy's opening ceremony in Jerusalem in May. Guatemala became the first nation to follow suit when it officially declared on December 24 that it would be moving its embassy to Jerusalem . "This is also time for [President Donald] Trump's administration to realize that no peace-loving country will follow their decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's ...

World News USA 2+2 Dialogue: Landmark defence pact COMCASA inked; H1B discussed
Author: 0 USA 2+2 Dialogue: Landmark defence pact COMCASA inked; H1B discussed

India is the world's third-biggest oil importer and Iran's second after China. Each views the other as a useful partner in checking China's ambitions in Asia and as an ally in counterterrorism efforts. India, which has historically tried to be neutral in world affairs, has bristled at what it considers US restraints on its foreign policy decisions. They come amid a series of divisive issues, including Washington's demands that India stop buying Iranian oil and Russian military supplies, and ...

World News Marco Rubio Would Prefer It If Alex Jones Didn’t Touch Him
Author: 0 Marco Rubio Would Prefer It If Alex Jones Didn’t Touch Him

Will Sommer, a tech reporter for the Daily Beast , witnessed the four-minute episode involving Jones and Rubio and posted video of it on Twitter on Wednesday morning. At one point during their back and forth, Mr. Jones touches the Florida senator and security intervened. "So, we (are) going to get crazier people".

World News Meghan McCain jab at Trump defended
Author: 0 Meghan McCain jab at Trump defended

Joining them were family and friends as well as members of McCain's Class of 1958, military leaders and academy midshipmen. The U.S. Navy Choir is slated to sing hymns " Amazing Grace " and " Faith of our Fathers ". Whereas the anti-Trump side saw the service as a memorial not just for Senator McCain but for the America they once knew. "John's voice will always come as a whisper over our shoulder - we are better than this, America is better than this", Bush said.

World News Mother of missing Florida child accused of his murder
Author: 0 Mother of missing Florida child accused of his murder

A Pinellas County arrest affidavit reveals a mother admitted to hitting her 2-year-old son in the head, which caused him to hit his head against a wall and have seizures. They had been searching for Belliveau more than 60 hours. "A short time later (once inside the car) an altercation took place". "THE AMBER Alert for Jordan Belliveau has been canceled".

World News Pole dance sparks social media outrage
Author: 0 Pole dance sparks social media outrage

Michael Standaert , a freelance journalist now based in South China , first tweeted about the incident as he was dropping off his children after the summer break to "Xinshahui Kindergarten" in Shajing, Bao'an District. Standaert also told That's magazine , an English-language lifestyle magazine in China: "Pole dancing, that's fine, if you want to do it as exercise I have no problem with that".

World News Over $400,000 raised online for U.S. homeless man 'gone'
Author: 0 Over $400,000 raised online for U.S. homeless man 'gone'

Ms McClure and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico started a GoFundMe campaign in return, promising that Mr Bobbitt would have a home. Attorneys for Bobbitt have accused McClure and D'Amico of fraud in a lawsuit filed last week and alleged that the couple blew the donated money on personal expenses, including lavish vacations and gambling excursions.

World News Founder of terrorist Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan: Taliban
Author: 0 Founder of terrorist Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan: Taliban

Haqqani rose to prominence as a guerrilla leader in the USA -backed campaign against Soviet forces occupying Afghanistan but later allied himself with the Taliban, fighting American troops after the Taliban were ousted in 2001. But Jalaluddin Haqqani leaves behind a legacy of deadly violence that threatens to live on for decades. Haqqani's rigid interpretation of Islam launched him on the road to insurgency in the early 1970s when he returned to Afghanistan to open a madrassa and organized ...

World News Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang

North Korea's official KCNA news agency said Kim told Chung and other envoys that it was his "fixed stand" to turn the Korean peninsula into "the cradle of peace without nuclear weapons and free from nuclear threat". Kim "reaffirmed his determination to completely denuclearise" the peninsula, and expressed his willingness for close cooperation with South Korea and the United States in that regard, Chung said.

World News India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling
Author: 0 India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling

In 2017, in a major verdict, the Supreme Court ruled that the right to privacy is a fundamental right and sexual orientation, the court said, is "an essential component of identity" and that the rights of queer people are "founded on Constitutional doctrine".

World News Japan's Hokkaido rocked by magnitude 6.7 quake
Author: 0 Japan's Hokkaido rocked by magnitude 6.7 quake

The agency says the quake struck the island of Hokkaido about 3am on Thursday and had a depth of 33.4 kilometres. The U.S. Geological Survey said it struck some 68 km (42 miles) southeast of Sapporo, Hokkaido's main city. The quake did not prompt a tsunami warning, according to the USGS. The government said airports and many roads on the island were closed following the quake.

World News Hardline Philippine Leader Lands in Israel
Author: 0 Hardline Philippine Leader Lands in Israel

During his visit to Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial and museum, Duterte stood alongside his daughter, Sara, whom he fathered with Elizabeth Abellana Zimmerman, his Jewish first wife, which by religious tradition makes Sara Jewish too.

World News Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria's Idlib

Damascus's main sponsor Russian Federation has been sounding the war drums in recent days, all the while seeking to pressure Turkey-backed groups in Idlib . " Russia seeks to ensure not just the regime's military victory in Syria but its full political restoration through worldwide re-legitimation at war's end".