• Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade
Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade

State-run news agency IRNA reported gunmen were dressed in guard uniforms and targeted a platform where military and police commanders were sitting. Attacks by Kurdish rebels on military patrols along the border in mainly ethnic Kurdish areas further north are relatively common. Iran is also now facing intensified attacks in its Kurdish-major...

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  • Moon to brief Trump on inter-Korean summit
Moon to brief Trump on inter-Korean summit

The statement on Wednesday also reflects that North Korea is willing to dismantle more nuclear facilities in exchange for the United States promise to implement what was agreed at the summit in Singapore in June, mainly in terms of guaranteeing the survival of the North Korean regime.

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  • Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster
Ted Cruz meets with voters in Webster

There are two other debates - September 30 at the University of Houston and October 16 in San Antonio. The next two debates are scheduled for September 30 in Houston and October 16 in San Antonio. Cruz, a seasoned debater for many years who gained even more prominent experience as a presidential candidate in 2016, will likely us tonight's battle ...

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  • 3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC
3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC

Crews removed four other children from the home for observation. She was found unconscious by police in the basement with a slash wound to her left wrist. Police said the father of a child was stabbed in the leg and a female coworker was also wounded. A police spokesman said victims had "multiple stab wounds", adding they are looking into repor...

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  • Trump wants Spain to build a wall in Africa to stop migrants
Trump wants Spain to build a wall in Africa to stop migrants

Customs and Border Protection says that the border between the United States and Mexico is roughly 1,900 miles long. Building a wall through the Sahara would be more complicated still, given that Spain would need the co-operation of foreign nations to build on their territory.

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  • Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify under right terms
Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify under right terms

Ford's lawyers have said she's received death threats . A little more than a week later, a California professor named Christine Blasey Ford contended that at a house party in the 1980s, a drunken, 17 year-old Kavanaugh tried undressing her and muffling her cries on a bed before she fled.

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  • Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises
Search for landslide victims as Philippines typhoon toll rises

Dozens of residents sought shelter during the storm on Saturday despite warning it was risky. The hardest-hit area was Benguet province, where 38 people died, mostly in the two landslides in Itogon, and 37 are missing, the police said. Numerous missing in the Philippines are gold miners and their families feared buried in a landslide after se...

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  • Kim, Moon Start Possibly Most Challenging Korean Summit Yet
Kim, Moon Start Possibly Most Challenging Korean Summit Yet

The North Korean leader responded by apologizing if the accomodation prepared by the North Korean side was seen as too "humble" compared to developed countries Moon had visited. She said the administration was "open to and already in the process of coordinating" the meeting, but no dates had been set. Even if USA forces remain in the South after ...

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  • Why a federal investigation into the Kavanaugh allegation is far from impossible
Why a federal investigation into the Kavanaugh allegation is far from impossible

The GOP chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, said an FBI investigation wouldn't have bearing on Ford's testimony so "there is no reason for further delay". ". Dr. Blasey Ford's experience is all too consistent with stories we heard and lived while attending Holton. I think he's very much on track". "We want to get to the b...

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  • Triple talaq Ordinance passed: What are the provisions?
Triple talaq Ordinance passed: What are the provisions?

The Law Minister used the opportunity to attack the Congress , saying it is not supporting the bill pending in Rajya Sabha under "vote bank pressures". The woman will get the custody of the minor child, if any, and she will be entitled to a maintenance determined by the magistrate for herself and the child.

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  • Kavanaugh Is Already Reshaping the Supreme Court
Kavanaugh Is Already Reshaping the Supreme Court

There are growing calls for Mark Judge to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee as it considers allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh , but Judge appears unwilling to speak publicly on the matter.

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  • Nawaz and Maryam are not off the hook just yet
Nawaz and Maryam are not off the hook just yet

Sharif had been sentenced to 10 years in jail and a $10.5m fine, his daughter Maryam to a seven-year jail sentence and a $2.6m fine, and Maryam's husband Safdar to a year in prison. Dozens of jubilant supporters chanted 'Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif!' outside the court after the decision was announced. " 'This is a triumph of justice, ' said Shari...

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  • North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid
North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid

Mr Moon responded by expressing his own thanks to Mr Kim for making a "bold decision" in a New Year's speech to open a new era of detente and send a delegation to the South Korean Winter Olympics in February. In the afternoon, they were to visit educational institutions, according to a report on their schedule released by South Korea . "We are...

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  • Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh
Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Kavanaugh

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said his panel will hold a hearing next Monday with Kavanaugh and Ford. Democrats faced criticism for being timid in her defense. He also says, "I have no more information to offer the Committee and I do not wish to speak publicly regarding the incidents described in Dr. Ford's letter".

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  • Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in
Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in

Met Éireann has warned of "high intensity" rainfall on Monday as Storm Helene crosses Ireland's path. Some further heavy rain possible Wednesday night in southern areas especially near the south, drier elsewhere with scattered showers. Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, and ...

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  • Russia, Turkey Agree on Demilitarized Zone in Syria’s Idlib
Russia, Turkey Agree on Demilitarized Zone in Syria’s Idlib

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey September 13, 2018. At the same time, it has sent reinforcements of its troops ringing Idlib, a move created to ward off a ground assault, at least for now.

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  • U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions
U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions

North Korea , which marked the 70th anniversary of the country's founding last Sunday, held several related events in Pyongyang, such as a military parade, mass games and a torch march. This is a follow-up on the agreement that the leaders of South and North Korea arrived at in their April summit to run such an office on hopes that it will serve as...

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  • Man killed in MA shark attack, first since 1936
Man killed in MA shark attack, first since 1936

Arthur Medici , 26, of Revere, Massachusetts , was given first aid, including CPR, but died at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. Leslie Reynolds, chief ranger at the Cape Cod National Seashore , confirmed the incident that happened about 300 yards south of Newcomb Hollow Beach.

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  • For First Time, 5 Named Storms Could Crowd Atlantic Ocean
For First Time, 5 Named Storms Could Crowd Atlantic Ocean

It will continue to move to the west and away from the V.I. during the overnight hours. Though there now are no coastal watches or warnings, over the next couple days the disturbance could produce gusty winds and rain storms for Hispaniola and Jamaica.

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  • 'Absurd' to accuse Russian Federation of lying about spy poisoning
'Absurd' to accuse Russian Federation of lying about spy poisoning

Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh told a congressional hearing that Russian Federation has not yet accepted demands that it come clean about its production of the Novichok nerve agent used in the March 4 attempt to kill former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury , England.

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  • US Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murdering 4 in Killing Spree
US Border Patrol Agent Charged With Murdering 4 in Killing Spree

Another female victim remained unidentified and was referred to as Jane Doe, Alaniz said . It was originally believed that Ortiz had murdered three women and one man, but it turned that was actually a transgender woman. "As law enforcement was looking for the killer. he would be reporting to work every day like normal", he said. The victims were...

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  • Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions
Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Washington's invitation for trade talks received a thumbs-up from Beijing. Two people familiar with the effort said Mnuchin's invitation was sent to his Chinese counterparts, including Vice Premier Liu He, the top economic adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping, for talks in coming weeks, with the time and the venue still to be agreed.

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  • Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib
Erdogan and United Nations warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Pockets of the province remain under ISIS control. The German Defense Ministry is reportedly in talks with the USA on potentially taking an active role in airstrikes in the event that Syria's President Bashar al Assad uses chemical weapons in Idlib province.

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  • Trump ex-campaign head Manafort to cooperate in Russian Federation probe
Trump ex-campaign head Manafort to cooperate in Russian Federation probe

The result also ensures that the investigation will extend far beyond the November congressional elections despite entreaties from the president's lawyer that Mueller bring his probe to a close. "And Kilimnik was formerly Manafort's longtime business associate - and possibly has ties to Russian intelligence", Ward wrote. Trump had discussed pardo...

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  • Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump
Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump

Trump tweeted this week: 'We got A Pluses for our recent hurricane work in Texas and Florida (and did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Rico , even though an inaccessible island with very poor electricity and a totally incompetent Mayor of San Juan ).

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  • Palestinian Envoy: Trump Admin Gave Us One Month to Dismantle Washington Mission
Palestinian Envoy: Trump Admin Gave Us One Month to Dismantle Washington Mission

Meanwhile, National Security Adviser John Bolton discussed the USA refusal to recognize the ICC, which the Palestinians are trying to get to prosecute Israel for war crimes. "They are no longer partners in the peace process", Erekat said. He accused US officials of giving the Israeli government to press ahead with the demolition of Al-Kahn Al-Ahm...

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  • Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India
Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India

In fact, as early as June this year, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy had hinted about Mallya's meeting with an unnamed but powerful person in the Narendra Modi government before he left India. "The statement is factually false inasmuch as it does not reflect truth", he said in a Facebook post. At one point, she told the court that Rakesh ...

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  • Sweden joins Europe's move to right over migration backlash
Sweden joins Europe's move to right over migration backlash

Instead, Sunday's results effectively provided no clear victor and no convenient or simple narrative to explain the shifts underway in Swedish politics. The Sweden Democrats, meanwhile, are celebrating their ascent after rising from obscurity a little over a decade ago to a position of incontestable political influence today.

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  • Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods
Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods

President Trump responded to Apple 's concerns about tariffs with a tweet Saturday morning, acknowledging that Apple products could get more expensive as a result of his administration's escalating trade war with China. "We've taxed them $50 billion - that's on technology", the president told reporters aboard Air Force One. The new duti...

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  • Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russian Federation probe
Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russian Federation probe

Mueller's team hadn't taken a position on what precise sentence should be imposed, but had argued the sentencing guidelines called for up to six months in prison and that Papadopoulos' crime warranted incarceration. Papadopoulos admitted a year ago that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about interactions in which people he though...

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  • State Department announces closure of PLO mission in Washington
State Department announces closure of PLO mission in Washington

John Bolton is expected to outline the new policy in a speech that will also threaten ICC judges with sanction if they target Israel or the usa for its policies toward the Palestinians. In recent weeks, the United States cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians and canceled its support for the UN agency for Palestini...

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  • Three toddlers, mother, grandmother victims of mass killing
Three toddlers, mother, grandmother victims of mass killing

The relationship of the man to the victims has yet to be released by police. WA's Deputy Premier Roger Cook said it was a "senseless" event. Forensic police officers were confronted with an horrific scene. Mr Fairbrother said it was common to see the children playing around the house. "They were a ideal family. this is a attractive neighbou...

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  • India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling
India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling

But The struggle of minorities is not an easy one this paves the way for a lot of other reforms" said Harish Iyer, an LGBTQ activist who filed an impleadment application on Section 377 "But as of now, we are simply celebrating. Transgendered people known as "hijras" have been a common sight in India for centuries. But their treatment - both shunn...

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  • Chaos in the White House Monaem Sarker
Chaos in the White House Monaem Sarker

However, allegations that Mattis is intervening regularly to avert national security disasters have once again raised the question of whether military commanders possess the authority to refuse a direct order from the President under certain circumstances.

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  • Dallas police seek manslaughter warrant against officer who killed neighbor
Dallas police seek manslaughter warrant against officer who killed neighbor

It wasn't immediately clear if Guyger had an attorney. The officer's name had already been circulating in social media posts, the report said. Merritt had previously claimed that Guyger, a four-year veteran, wasn't being eyed for manslaughter charges because of her status as a cop.

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  • Dallas Police Officer Enters Wrong Apartment, Shoots And Kills Man Inside
Dallas Police Officer Enters Wrong Apartment, Shoots And Kills Man Inside

Update: A manslaughter warrant has been issued for the unnamed female officer who killed Botham Jean in his apartment after she mistook his apartment for her own. "Somebody has to be insane not to realize that they walked into the wrong apartment", said Botham Shem's mother, Allie Jean, who questioned how the situation escalated like this.

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  • Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison
Papadopoulos Sentenced To 14 Days In Prison

Papadopoulos, who was initially interrogated on January 27, 2017 by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents regarding his work for the Trump campaign, was arrested at Washington-Dulles International Airport on July 27, 2017 and arraigned the following day.

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  • Typhoon kills 9 in Japan, Kansai airport flooded
Typhoon kills 9 in Japan, Kansai airport flooded

It raked across the western part of the largest main island, Honshu, near the city of Kobe, several hours later, before heading into the Sea of Japan in the evening. About half a million households in Osaka and five nearby prefectures remained without power, as of 11am (0200 GMT), according to Kansai Electric Power.

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  • Homeless Vet GoFundMe Money Is Reportedly Drained By Couple
Homeless Vet GoFundMe Money Is Reportedly Drained By Couple

Dow ordered the couple's attorney, Ernest Badway, to tell his clients, who were not in court, that they must appear before her September 14 after giving sworn depositions on the matter next Monday morning at Badway's law office. On Tuesday evening, GoFundMe released a statement explaining that the company deposited $20,000 into an account cre...

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  • Woman found dead, three people missing in Arizona boat crash
Woman found dead, three people missing in Arizona boat crash

Nine people were injured, officials said. The boat in which the two missing people were passengers was submerged by the collision according to a report from the Chicago Tribune . Units from the Mohave County Sheriff's Office Division of Boating Safety photographed on September 2, 2018, the day after a boating crash on the Colorado River .

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  • Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped
Majherhat bridge collapses in Kolkata, many feared trapped

Mamata Banerjee , chief minister of West Bengal state, said in a televised address that at least eight people were injured but their conditions were stable. He said they had no idea of the casualties had seen there were motor cycles and other vehicles trapped in the debris. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief.

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  • Iran seeks Idlib liberation with 'least humanitarian cost'
Iran seeks Idlib liberation with 'least humanitarian cost'

A Syrian government minister said the siege of Idlib would probably be resolved by force. He also called on two major backers of President Bashar al-Assad's military to also restrain their actions. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Syria against launching an attack on the country's last rebel stronghold with the help of Russian Feder...

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  • Trump Lobbying GOP Senators to Turn Against Sessions
Trump Lobbying GOP Senators to Turn Against Sessions

Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani , managed to convince him, once again, that firing Sessions right now would create a political storm he may not be able to withstand. "I just would love to have him do a great job", Bloomberg quoted Mr Trump as saying. Two White House aides said "Trump's latest push against Sessions was fueled by last wee...

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  • Japan braces for strike from powerful typhoon
Japan braces for strike from powerful typhoon

The storm made landfall on Shikoku, the smallest main island, around noon. It raked across the western part of the largest main island, Honshu, near the city of Kobe, several hours later, heading rapidly north. The Houunmaru tanker was pushed by strong winds into the bridge connecting Kansai Airport to the mainland near Osaka. More than 1.6 mil...

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  • Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general
Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

Collins' indictment on insider trading charges also stemmed from a call he made to his son in June 2017 - during a congressional picnic at the White House, five months after the president took office. Aside from the implied suggestion Sessions should have ignored serious corruption charges against Collins and Hunter until after the elections in N...

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  • Chinese Billionaire Returns To China After Minnesota Arrest
Chinese Billionaire Returns To China After Minnesota Arrest

May 22, 2014. Liu, 45, was arrested on August 31, 2018 by the Minneapolis police for alleged sexual misconduct and released the following afternoon. In June, Google announced a $550 million investment in the company. Earlier this year, Liu attempted to suppress information about a sexual assault that occurred after a 2015 party at his Aus...

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  • Pentagon witdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military
Pentagon witdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military

The US stoppage of $300 million was the money it owed to Pakistan in Coalition Support Funds (CSF), adding that it can not be described as American aid. Talking to media at Foreign Office on Sunday evening, he said Pak-US relations were at the standstill when the new government came to power as the previous government did nothing to improve them.

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  • Iranian minister visits Pakistan but support from Islamabad likely to be limited
Iranian minister visits Pakistan but support from Islamabad likely to be limited

The members who were a part of the council led by Dar were the staunch support the former finance minister's policies, which, the government says, are responsible for the country's economic crisis. PTI and Imran Khan himself used to blame Dar for destruction of country's economy. He stressed that he wanted to improve relations with the neighbou...

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  • Justice Department lawyer said Russia had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’
Justice Department lawyer said Russia had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’

Citing current and former officials and associates of Deripaska, the Times reported that investigators were hoping for information from Deripaska on Russian organized crime during a September 2015 meeting and, in a meeting a year later, on possible Russian aid to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • Deputy shoots man who fired gun over sold-out Ice Cube concert
Deputy shoots man who fired gun over sold-out Ice Cube concert

Just before 7:30 p.m., the Del Mar Racetrack tweeted that the situation "has been contained" and the concert will go on as scheduled. The concert drew a crowd so large the area to the west of the grandstand was filled to capacity. A video posted to social media appeared to show a deputy firing four shots at a man who collapsed in front of a ticke...

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