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World News VP Mike Pence Asked if He’s Considered 25th Amendment to Remove Trump
Author: 0 VP Mike Pence Asked if He’s Considered 25th Amendment to Remove Trump

It has been suggested by Republican senator Rand Paul that the president would be justified in using lie detectors to find the article's writer. I know their character. It described a "two-track presidency" in which " many Trump appointees have vowed to do what we can to preserve our democratic institutions while thwarting Mr Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office".

World News Obama speaks at U of I: Trump is ‘capitalizing on resentment’
Author: 0 Obama speaks at U of I: Trump is ‘capitalizing on resentment’

Former U.S. president Barack Obama waded back into politics with a fiery speech Friday, openly taking aim his successor's leadership style. " You need to vote because our democracy depends on it ", he told the students in attendance . Obama's re-emergence comes as both parties are girding for a November election widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump . After spending much of his post-presidency on the political sidelines, Obama has several events scheduled in coming ...

World News Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Court
Author: 0 Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Court

Meanwhile in a speech on Monday, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton announced punitive measures against any anti-Israeli action by the ICC . It has been United States policy to oppose Palestinian attempts to bring Israel before the ICC. Bolton said the USA would "not sit quietly" if the ICC came after it, Israel, or other U.S.

World News Plane crash kills 19 in South Sudan
Author: 0 Plane crash kills 19 in South Sudan

Among the three survivors, a 6 year old child, a man of adult age and a European now hospitalized in a critical condition. The chartered aircraft was ferrying close to 20 passengers from Juba International Airport to the city of Yirol in Eastern Lakes State when the disaster struck on Sunday.

World News Sen. Collins mum on Kavanaugh vote as pressure grows
Author: 0 Sen. Collins mum on Kavanaugh vote as pressure grows

The tussle over Dems' promise to release the documents in question - which they had questioned Kavanaugh about on Wednesday, to the dismay of Republicans - took up almost an hour of the beginning of Thursday's confirmation hearing . Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was being questioned Thursday for a second day on Capitol Hill. The justice who retired, Anthony Kennedy, was considered a centrist.

World News Syria, Russia resume Idlib air strikes
Author: 0 Syria, Russia resume Idlib air strikes

On Sunday, government forces bombed the village of Hobeit in Idlib province, killing an infant girl and wounding several other civilians, the Syrian Civil Defense search-and-rescue group reported. The local council of Morek, a town that serves as a crossing between Hama and Idlib, sent an urgent appeal, asking Turkey to intervene. The problem is if they try to flee to Turkey they will find a closed border and risk being shot if they try to cross illegally.

World News United States officials meet Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid
Author: 0 United States officials meet Venezuela officers to discuss coup bid

The New York Times has said the meetings took place over the a year ago, but came to nothing when it was decided not to stage a coup , after Washington refused to lend material support to rebellious Venezuelan officers. In August 2017, media reports said Trump asked top advisors about the potential for a United States invasion of Venezuela. He would report to John Bolton, who came to lead the Security Council in April and is also seen as more hawkish than his predecessor.

World News Boris Johnson proposes Trump-style tax cuts to boost United Kingdom economy
Author: 0 Boris Johnson proposes Trump-style tax cuts to boost United Kingdom economy

And the reason is simple: Northern Ireland , and the insanity of the so-called " backstop ". He wrote on Twitter: "For Boris to say the PM's view is like that of a suicide bomber is too much". The BBC's Alex Forsyth said the "scathing remarks" by Johnson showed his "willingness to challenge the prime minister remains undimmed" after recent revelations about his private life.

World News Apple says Trump's proposed China tariffs will boost product prices
Author: 0 Apple says Trump's proposed China tariffs will boost product prices

China so far has retaliated dollar-for-dollar with tariffs of its own on USA goods, but since it imports less than $200 billion a year from the United States, it has run out of room to match the US. This would further escalate the trade war Trump is leading against China. Most comments were from companies seeking to remove products from the tariff list, arguing there were few, if any alternative sources and the duties would cause financial hardship.

Author: 0 US threatens to sanction ICC judges

There was no immediate response from Israel , where government offices were closed for the Jewish new year. Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , is expected to threaten the ICC - which is also investigating alleged United States war crimes in Afghanistan - with sanctions on Monday, in part due to potential investigations into Israel's conduct.

World News Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue
Author: 0 Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Trump has also been dismissive of Woodward's book. Perhaps most damning are the words of Trump's own lawyers, who were apparently so terrified of the president testifying in the special counsel's investigation - because of his inability to tell the truth - that they appealed directly to Mueller not to subpoena him.

World News Hurricane Florence: time to prepare
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence: time to prepare

Florence is moving toward the west near 9 km/h, and this general motion is expected to continue today. At 5 o'clock Sunday morning, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) said Tropical Storm Isaac was located near latitude 14.5 north and longitude 38.1 west.

World News Swedish PM calls far-right party racist on election eve
Author: 0 Swedish PM calls far-right party racist on election eve

An exit poll has indicated that Sweden's first general election since the Scandinavian country accepted a significant number of asylum-seekers was likely to have the centre-left party governing now as its victor, with an anti-immigrant party with white supremacist roots coming second.

World News United Kingdom tourists among 7 injured in Paris knife attack, say police
Author: 0 United Kingdom tourists among 7 injured in Paris knife attack, say police

Four of the victims were in a critical condition, police said, after the man brandishing a large blade and and iron bar went on the rampage next to a canal in the northeast of the capital. Evidence is shown on the street in downtown Paris where seven people were wounded in a knife attack on September 10, 2018. Parisian district police launched an investigation and have reassured the public they do not believe there is a terrorist motive behind the mass-stabbing, reports Le Monde .

World News Obama rebukes Trump, 'politics of fear'
Author: 0 Obama rebukes Trump, 'politics of fear'

Obama's point is that this, while less abnormal than Trump's deranged-emperor routine, is not normal, either. Obama has long held that he would only step back into the political arena if he thought that America's political norms were in danger.

World News Pentagon Sends Reinforcements To Remote Syria Base After Russia Threatens Attack
Author: 0 Pentagon Sends Reinforcements To Remote Syria Base After Russia Threatens Attack

The deconfliction telephone line was established shortly after Moscow intervened in Syria's civil war to prevent a military clash between the United States and Russian Federation. Moscow has warned the United States twice this week that Russian Federation and Syrian regime forces are prepared to attack in an area where USA troops are located, CNN reported on Friday, citing several unnamed U.S.

World News North Korea marks anniversary with huge parade
Author: 0 North Korea marks anniversary with huge parade

According to the South Korean envoy who met with Kim Jong-un last week, the North Korean leader said his faith in Trump remains unchanged and he wants to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula during the United States president's first term. US President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" and North Korea's pledge to turn the US into a "sea of fire" however never materialised - and now Trump and Kim seem to be buddies.

World News Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison
Author: 0 Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison

He has cooperated for more than a year with the probe into Russian interference in the USA presidential election, and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Papadopoulos also sentenced to a fine of $9500, 200 hours of community service and a year of prison conditionally. Thomas Breen, Papadopoulos's lawyer, admitted that his client had been "naive" and "a fool", but he also cast blame on President Trump.

World News Shooting victim family's lawyer says Dallas officer should be charged
Author: 0 Shooting victim family's lawyer says Dallas officer should be charged

In May 2017, Guyger was called to assist another officer searching for a suspect. "Right now there are more questions than answers", Police Chief Renee said. "This family is grieving that that has not happened yet", he said of the wait for investigators to act. "Couldn't tell exactly what it was", said neighbor Alyssa Kinsey.

World News Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China
Author: 0 Trump intensifies trade war, threatens duties on nearly all imports from China

Imports from the United States reached US$13.3 billion, a two per cent increase from the previous year. The US imported $505 billion of goods from China last year and the figure is expected to rise this year. The Chinese trade gap with the United States was up from July's $28 billion and June's $29 billion. The yuan sunk almost 9 percent against the US dollar from April through July, according to China's Wind Information data.

World News Trump lieutenants disavow explosive 'resistance' op-ed
Author: 0 Trump lieutenants disavow explosive 'resistance' op-ed

Vice President Mike Pence's office said it was "above such amateur acts". McMahon isn't the only one to deny that she wrote the article either. He called it " gutless " and launched into an extended criticism of the newspaper. "It is very important for the leadership in the Congress of the United States and the people of the United States to know whether or not Donald Trump is fit to be president - whether he is stable enough to be president, honest enough to be president and has ...

World News Section 377 verdict: United Nations hails historic judgment
Author: 0 Section 377 verdict: United Nations hails historic judgment

According to ruling, sexual orientation discrimination is considered a fundamental violation of rights. The comments came on a day the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of Section 377 , which criminalises consensual unnatural sex, saying it violated the rights to equality.

World News Ayanna Pressley Defeats Michael Capuano in Massachusetts Primary
Author: 0 Ayanna Pressley Defeats Michael Capuano in Massachusetts Primary

Since no Republican candidate qualified for the ballot, Pressley will run unopposed in the November general election for the Commonwealth's most diverse district, positioning her to become first the black woman to serve MA in Congress. Republicans - and some Democrats - argue that the party is going too far to the left for American voters, particularly outside of the cities and close-in suburbs where Democrats' base of white liberals and non-white voters is concentrated.

World News At Least Five Found Dead In Perth Home
Author: 0 At Least Five Found Dead In Perth Home

The man, who is believed to be in his 20s, is now in custody and assisting police with their inquiries. An assistant commissioner, Paul Steel, told reporters: "Police have located the bodies of a number of deceased people including women and children".

World News Britain charges 2 Russians in poisonings using nerve agent
Author: 0 Britain charges 2 Russians in poisonings using nerve agent

The men stayed at a hotel in London and travelled from Waterloo train station before being captured again on CCTV at Salisbury on March 4, the day the Skripals were attacked on March 4. Ambassador Nikiki Haley said in reference to the British probe into the attack. Prosecutor Sue Hemming said the United Kingdom is not asking Moscow to extradite the men because Russian law forbids extradition of the country's citizens.

World News #plaidshirtguy talks about viral fame stemming from President Trump's rally
Author: 0 #plaidshirtguy talks about viral fame stemming from President Trump's rally

As the Billings Gazette reported, the high school senior had applied for the tickets and learned that he would be getting VIP seating, so he decided to make the most of it. "Not sure what exactly went on there - but that was my impression when I watched it on television". Linfesty said Mr. Trump "gets the crowd really riled up, but the important part is to listen to the content of the speech".

World News Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh confirmation
Author: 0 Democrats make final attempt to block Kavanaugh confirmation

Questioning of the 53-year-old appellate judge wound down without him revealing much about his judicial stances or making any serious mistakes that might jeopardize his confirmation. Instead, Kavanaugh said "the scope of employment discrimination laws is being litigated right now and, therefore, while I'd like to talk to you about this more, because that issue is in a variety of cases right now, it'd be inconsistent...." "The way we stand up is by deciding cases and controversies ...

World News Three killed in shooting at Cincinnati bank
Author: 0 Three killed in shooting at Cincinnati bank

An unarmed security officer helps someone up and races with that person around a corner, moments before the gunman walks into view, firing shots. The other two victims were identified as bank employee Luis Calderon, 48, and Richard Newcomer, 64, a contractor who worked for Gilbane Building Company.

World News PUZZLE: Did US VP, Mike Pence write an anonymous editorial criticising Trump?
Author: 0 PUZZLE: Did US VP, Mike Pence write an anonymous editorial criticising Trump?

They lined up to deny writing an incendiary New York Times opinion piece that was purportedly submitted by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart Trump's most unsafe impulses. He/she identified themselves only as a "White House senior official" (and may have possibly used specific wording to implicate Vice President Mike Pence).

World News Homeless man will get $400000 raised for him, GoFundMe says
Author: 0 Homeless man will get $400000 raised for him, GoFundMe says

Coffina said in a statement . This photo taken August 15, 2018, shows Johnny Bobbitt Jr., a homeless man who used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia. Some of the money that GoFundMe donors gave him ended up in the pockets of drug dealers, Bobbitt told the Inquirer . Bobbitt's lawyer said he's been told the money is gone .