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World News Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired

Rosenstein's tenure as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department was imperiled after a report on Friday said he had discussed constitutional means to remove Trump and the possibility of secretly recording the president. Interested in Russia Investigation? "We'll see later this week if that time comes along". "It's hard to predict, based on the public record, how someone would exercise such critical functions in a time of great national import", he added .

World News China summons USA envoys over sanctions linked to Russian Federation deal
Author: 0 China summons USA envoys over sanctions linked to Russian Federation deal

The US State Department announced the sanctions on China's Equipment Development Department and its director, Li Shangfu, on Thursday. Besides Su-35s and S-400 missiles, China, which has no access to the United States and European Union military equipments, buys a wide range of defence system from Russian Federation.

World News Danish ambassador met with Iranian officials after attack
Author: 0 Danish ambassador met with Iranian officials after attack

First an Arab Iranian separatist group, Ahvaz National Resistance, claimed responsibility. This year's parades had special significance as tensions with the United States have peaked since the U.S. It also has steadily ramped up pressure on Iran to try to get it to stop what Washington calls "malign activities" in the region. The Iranian foreign minister summoned the ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark and British charge d'affaires on Saturday evening, Iranian foreign ministry ...

World News Trump lauds Kim in United Nations return
Author: 0 Trump lauds Kim in United Nations return

Bolton said the United States was seeking to ramp up pressure on Iran but not to overthrow the regime - an idea he supported before taking his job and reiterated recently by former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is Trump's personal lawyer. The White House has not closed the door on a Rouhani-Trump meeting. The two presidents were meeting on the margins of the United Nations general assembly, where they signed a new bilateral trade agreement, and Moon said he was bringing a new message from ...

World News Woman Finds ‘Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Snake In Her Garden
Author: 0 Woman Finds ‘Exceptionally Rare' Two-Headed Snake In Her Garden

Their occurrence in the wild is "exceptionally rare, " state herpetologist John D. Kleopfer wrote in a Facebook post , "because they just don't live that long". Although the snake's left head is more dominant, its anatomy would indicate the right head would be better suited for eating. In the video, the snake can be seen writhing around in a green tub, that was used to transport it to a vet hospital, where it underwent a check-up before being transferred to a private reptile handler.

World News Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh faces another sexual assault allegations
Author: 0 Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh faces another sexual assault allegations

It said that the allegation came to the attention of Democratic senators through a civil rights lawyer. They could also use Republican staff attorneys on the committee . Even before the latest turns, the carefully negotiated hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee with Kavanaugh and Ford carried echoes of the Anita Hill hearings in 1991.

World News Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in fishing hut
Author: 0 Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in fishing hut

As a lamp keeper, his job was to light the vessel's lamps, which are created to attract fish. The teen's father, Alfian Adilang, said the family is overjoyed at his return but angry with his employer. It was hard getting him on the vessel, but once the teenager was safely on board, the crew fed him and gave him water. "He drank by sipping water from his clothes", said Mirza Nurhidayat, the Indonesian consul general in Osaka.

World News Britain's Labour keeps second Brexit referendum on table
Author: 0 Britain's Labour keeps second Brexit referendum on table

On Sunday, the campaign for a People's Vote said its supporters were pleased with "signs that the Labour leadership was listening to its membership". 'Let's see what comes out of conference. But for his backers, the motion does little to change his position that Labour prefers a general election to a second vote, which will ask a different question from the one posed at the 2016 referendum which showed a narrow margin for leave.

World News Russians tried to help Assange escape from London embassy hideout
Author: 0 Russians tried to help Assange escape from London embassy hideout

Russian diplomats held secret talks in London a year ago with people close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to assess whether they could help him flee the United Kingdom, the Guardian has revealed. Two sources familiar with the inner workings of the Ecuadorian embassy said that Fidel Narv ez, a close confidant of Assange who until recently served as Ecuador's London consul, had served as a point of contact with Moscow.

World News Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired
Author: 0 Dallas police officer accused in neighbor's death fired

Police have said she was off-duty but still in uniform on September 6 when she fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean , who she thought was burglarizing her apartment. She was hired in November 2013 and was assigned to the Southeast Patrol Division. The Dallas County District Attorney's Office have requested three warrants for security footage that monitors the townhouses near the apartment where Officer Amber Guyger , 30, shot and killed 26-year-old Botham Jean .

Author: 0 Russian Federation warned Israel before downing of plane

During a Syrian air defenses counterattack, the Russian spy plane was shot down by an S-200 anti-aircraft missile and its 15 crew members were killed. Shoigu said the supply of S-300s to Syria will "calm down some hotheads" whose actions "pose a threat to our troops". Last week's downing has put Russia's relationship with Israel to the test.

World News Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned
Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned

Mr. Rosenstein in May 2017 reportedly suggested that he wear a wire and secretly record his conversations with the president. Update: Subsequent reports are widespread and that he's on his way to the White House right now, however, at least one report says he hasn't resigned and that he's going to force Trump to fire him.

World News Know About Maldives' New President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
Author: 0 Know About Maldives' New President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the 2018 presidential election. Earlier, on Sunday evening, when the trend lines during the counting were starting to become clear, ruling Progressive Party of Maldives's (PPM) parliamentary leader Ahmed Nihan had tweeted, "Ruling PPM's majority leader in parliament tweets - "PPM will have the courage to accept the results, even if we win or lose".

World News Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes
Author: 0 Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

In addition, a new concern is growing - that, with each escalation, Trump is making it harder for China to come to terms. That escalation could spur USA companies to pre-emptively load up on those goods, too, Deutsche Bank said in a report this week.

World News Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in Atlantic, experts still watching Kirk
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in Atlantic, experts still watching Kirk

Strong upper-level winds are expected to diminish by Sunday or Monday, which could allow for some slow development of this system while it moves westward and then northwestward over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Satellite imagery indicates that a non-tropical low pressure system is forming along a frontal boundary about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores.

Author: 0 New US, China tariffs take effect to start the week

In a statement the following day , the Chinese finance ministry said it "had no choice but to respond with its own tariffs", which fall at five or 10 percent and affect some 5,200 U.S. FILE PHOTO: China Shipping containers sit on a ship in the Port of Los Angeles after being imported to the U.S., California, October 7, 2010. This week the United States sanctioned a Chinese military procurement organisation, drawing a sharp protest from Beijing and a decision to postpone planned military ...

Author: 0 Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown

Ford's complaint centers around an incident that took place at a high school party in the 1980s, where she alleges Kavanaugh and Judge, his friend, followed her upstairs when she went to the bathroom and pushed her into a bedroom. "Dr. Ford will tell her story in the face of an impossible choice and vile bullying by Republican leadership", said Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, a Judiciary Committee member.

World News Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing
Author: 0 Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing

Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer of The New Yorker reported Sunday that Deborah Ramirez , 53, attended Yale with Kavanaugh and said she remembers Kavanaugh exposing himself to her at a dormitory party. She took a polygraph test and passed, she would later tell The Washington Post . Meanwhile, one other classmate told The New Yorker that while they were not a witness to the alleged encounter, they heard about it.

World News Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzania ferry days after deadly disaster
Author: 0 Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzania ferry days after deadly disaster

Bodies continued to float to the surface around the vessel, which initial estimates suggested had been carrying more than 300 people. . Divers rescued him from inside the MV Nyerere after hearing sounds that indicated signs of life. The president declared four days of national mourning and said the government would cover the funeral expenses of the victims. In the poor Tanzania, the incidents of boat capsizing are common.

Author: 0 Kavanaugh exposed self at party

The staff wrote in one email that Grassley asked them to convey that "the Committee determines which witnesses to call, how many witnesses to call, in what order to call them, and who will question them". "We committed to moving forward with an open hearing on Thursday September 27 at 10am". The president's comments infuriated Democrats , dismayed many Republicans and risked further alienating women voters ahead of the November 6 mid-term elections, in which Democrats have a chance ...

World News Iran's Rouhani fumes at United States after Ahvaz parade attack
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani fumes at United States after Ahvaz parade attack

Ahvaz National Resistance, an Iranian ethnic Arab opposition movement which seeks a separate state in oil-rich Khuzestan province, also claimed responsibility for the attack . Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen condemned the attack and stressed that there would be "consequences" if it turns out that those responsible have connections to Denmark.

World News Brexit: Labour conference vote wording agreed
Author: 0 Brexit: Labour conference vote wording agreed

Mr Corbyn told the Mirror in an interview today: "If this Government can't deliver Brexit then it must move over and have a General Election". "I'm concerned a (nother) referendum would do the opposite". "We want to negotiate a Labour Brexit". More than 150 Constituency Associations are demanding that Labour support calls for a second poll and the issue is set to be formally voted on tomorrow.

World News Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday
Author: 0 Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday

Grassley gave Ford's attorneys until 2:30 pm EST to negotiate the terms of her testimony to the committee next week, the Times reported, citing an email he sent to her lawyers. The statement said the other unresolved matters included whether the GOP senators on the committee would ask questions of Ford themselves. "I'm not going to play a game here and tell you this will wipe out his entire life".

World News Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy
Author: 0 Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy

A severely injured Indian solo sailor is waiting to be rescued almost 3,300km from the Australian coast. "Thereafter likely to rendezvous Australian Naval ship HMAS Ballarat, which has left Perth to bring him", said the Navy. He had sailed over 10,500 nm in the last 84 days since commencement of the race on July 1, 2018. Gregor is unable to start his engine dur to contaminated fuel, so intends to attempt to remain upwind of Thuriya with the aid of his sea anchor, and keep a continuous ...

World News Wind and rain affecting the North West
Author: 0 Wind and rain affecting the North West

Bucks could be battered by "very strong winds" that could damage buildings or cause trees to fall, the Met Office is warning. Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge told the Press Association: "We have got reasonably good weather conditions anticipated over the next few days, given that Storm Bronagh is now leaving our shores".

World News 24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran
Author: 0 24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran

The spokesman for the Arab Struggle Movement to Liberate Ahvaz, a separatist group that typically carries out nighttime attacks on oil infrastructure in Ahvaz province, told the Associated Press that members of an umbrella group of Ahvazi activists his organisation leads had carried out the attack.

World News Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight

He noted that O'Rourke has expressed an openness toward abolishing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency and impeaching President Donald Trump . "I've got a responsibility, which is to fight for every person here and every person in this state". Cruz agreed with O'Rourke's sentiments and expressed the same to his Democratic opponent.

World News Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

Grassley then opted to give the Professor Ford's more time , until 2:30 PM today to come to sort of agreement. Ford will testify on Wednesday or Thursday , according to USA media reports. Ford initially indicated she wanted to tell her story to the committee, but talks dragged on as her lawyers negotiated terms of her appearance. A conservative legal commentator on Friday denied communicating with the White House or Supreme Court nominee Brett M.

World News Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Padma Lakshmi, Mira Sorvino Come Forward with #WhyIDidntReport
Author: 0 Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Padma Lakshmi, Mira Sorvino Come Forward with #WhyIDidntReport

Sexual assault can leave long-term effects on victims, including post-traumatic stress disorder, severe anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, an anti-sexual assault group founded by "Law and Order" actress Mariska Hargitay. The new hashtag quickly became a trending conversation starter on Twitter in the United States, as people, mostly women, vented outrage over past sexual transgressions and to stand in solidarity with Dr Ford.

World News Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify before Senate
Author: 0 Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify before Senate

The committee wanted her to appear Wednesday, but she prefers her earlier request for Thursday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Ford also said Mark Judge, a friend and Georgetown Preparatory classmate of Kavanaugh, was in the room with her and Kavanaugh at the time of the assault.

World News Driver Laughs While Running Over Emus, Disturbing Video Goes Viral
Author: 0 Driver Laughs While Running Over Emus, Disturbing Video Goes Viral

The sickening footage shows the man behind the wheel of a white 4WD hurtling down a remote road at nearly 120km/h, chasing after a flock of emus. The video goes on for about 40 seconds with the man hitting the emus. A young man has been charged after horrific video surfaced of a driver laughing while mowing down a group of emus. It is not exactly clear when or where the video was recorded.

World News Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing
Author: 0 Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

A senior military source said that the Israeli delegation presented Russian Federation with "operational and intelligence details regarding Iran's entrenchment in Syria, the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah , and the information the IDF possessed about depots in Latakia that led to Israel's attack".

World News Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade
Author: 0 Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade

In 2015, under then-president Barack Obama, the U.S. and Iran reached a landmark nuclear deal - also signed by China, Russia, the UK, France and Germany - where Iran limited its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. Dozens of people were killed with dozens others wounded in an attack in the southwestern Khuzestan province on September 22 targeting on an army parade commemorating the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran Iraq war, state media reported.

World News Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 - state radio
Author: 0 Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 - state radio

Vietnam Television reported, that Quang died in a military hospital in Hanoi , after suffering from a serious illness despite efforts by domestic and worldwide doctors and professors to cure him. Phil Roberston, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said that Quang would be remembered for "a multi-year crackdown on human rights and putting more political prisoners behind bars in Vietnam than any time in recent memory".