• Polls close in Vermont for slate of primaries
Polls close in Vermont for slate of primaries

CNN host John Berman mentioned a recent Gallup poll , which shows Democrats view socialism more favorably than capitalism, and asked Hallquist if she was surprised by the poll's results. Hallquist campaigned on a promise to build up renewable energy and boost the state's rural economy by expanding broadband access. She spent 12 years at the Ve...

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  • Taliban attack on Afghan city of Ghazni rages for third day
Taliban attack on Afghan city of Ghazni rages for third day

But lawmakers from Ghazni who managed to talk to some residents said the Taleban were in control of much of the city after launching an initial attack in the early hours of Friday (Aug 10). USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces remain in Afghanistan mainly in a supporting and training role in the 17-year-old war. "Afghan National ...

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  • Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei: No negotiations with cheating, bullying US
Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei: No negotiations with cheating, bullying US

Besides criticism of US protectionism, the minister also voiced German opposition to the re-imposition of economic sanctions by Trump against Iran . Dagmar von Bohnstein, German business delegate in Iran, has highlighted in a public plea for help to the federal government in Berlin that domestic firms in Iran are in urgent need of political solu...

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  • Trump speaks at defense bill signing in NY
Trump speaks at defense bill signing in NY

US President Donald Trump signs the "John S McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019" at Fort Drum , New York, on August 13, 2018. For his part, McCain has always been critical of Trump. Trump continually attacked McCain's status as a war hero, despite having dodged the Vietnam draft multiple times himself for " bone sp...

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  • Trump doubles tariffs on Turkey, stoking jitters
Trump doubles tariffs on Turkey, stoking jitters

Import taxes for aluminum will be 20 percent. Since then Trump and his vice president Mike Pence have repeatedly called for his release while Ankara said the decision was up to the courts. Erdogan framed Turkey's currency crisis as a "national battle" against economic enemies, namely the USA, saying "if they have their dollar, we have the people, w...

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  • Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony
Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

The party confirmed Friday that it had secured the numbers for a majority in the lower house of parliament. It has nominated Asad Qaiser for the post of speaker National Assembly, while the joint opposition, comprising 11 political parties, has fielded Syed Khursheed Shah for the post and Maulana Fazlur Rehman's son Asadur Rehman for the post of ...

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  • 'Unite the Right 2018': Far right, anti-racists to descend on DC
'Unite the Right 2018': Far right, anti-racists to descend on DC

Around 20 demonstrators headed to a white nationalist rally walked through the heart of Washington on Sunday, cordoned by rows of police officers and outnumbered by hundreds of counterprotesters who taunted them. Authorities eventually forced the crowd to disperse, but a auto later barreled into a crowd of peaceful counterprotesters, killing He...

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  • Whitmer and Schuette Win Michigan Governor’s Nominations
Whitmer and Schuette Win Michigan Governor’s Nominations

Greg Gutfeld and the panel on "The Five" reacted to NY democratic socialist congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turning down an offer from conservative author Ben Shapiro to debate him on the issues, with the added incentive of a $10,000 campaign contribution.

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  • Facebook apologises after Lombok natural disaster balloons blunder, Latest World News
Facebook apologises after Lombok natural disaster balloons blunder, Latest World News

The death toll from a devastating quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen above 160, an official said on Thursday, as authorities urgently appealed for medicine, food and clean water for some 156,000 people displaced by the disaster.

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  • New Brunswick shooting claims 4 lives including 2 police officers
New Brunswick shooting claims 4 lives including 2 police officers

Another police tweet said one person had been taken into custody and was being treated for "serious injuries related to ... shooting ". "It's a really challenging field and to survive you need to keep all of those in check", she said when she first applied to police academy.

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  • British ex-foreign minister to be probed for burqa comments
British ex-foreign minister to be probed for burqa comments

Speaking on his LBC show, he said: "I think the portrayal of Islam as a threat, the portrayal of Islam as a murderous cult is not being done by Muslims ". "I welcome this investigation into Boris but let's not pretend this is an isolated incident. Because every day, we get stronger and they get weaker".

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  • CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Twitter Didn't Ban Alex Jones
CEO Jack Dorsey Explains Why Twitter Didn't Ban Alex Jones

He highlighted the need to adhere to Twitter's own rules rather than "succumbing" and "reacting" to outside pressure, as that would lead Twitter to becoming a service that's "constructed by our personal views that can swing in any direction".

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  • Catholic Church Changes Doctrine To Oppose Death Penalty
Catholic Church Changes Doctrine To Oppose Death Penalty

The Enquirer earlier this year reported Hamilton County is now responsible for more executions in any county in OH since the death penalty was re-instituted in 1981. Cardinal Luis Ladaria, the head of the Vatican's doctrine office, explained that the pope's directive is an evolution of the church's teachings in a letter to all bishops aroun...

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  • Manafort defense asks Gates about additional extramarital affairs
Manafort defense asks Gates about additional extramarital affairs

He barked at U.S. Attorney Greg Andres to "focus sharply" - a common refrain of his over the past week - when Andres asked permission for Magionos to testify about charts she put together detailing the flow of money from Manafort's foreign accounts to various vendors in the U.S.

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  • Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island
Man saved from quake-flattened mosque on Indonesia island

However, the social network told news site Motherboard: "We regret that it appeared in this unfortunate context and have since turned off the feature locally". Boats arrive at shore to evacuate people on the island of Gili Trawangan, Lombok, Indonesia, August 6, 2018, in this still image taken from a drone video obtained from social media.

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  • Trump 2020 to sell 'Space Force' merch
Trump 2020 to sell 'Space Force' merch

Outlining details in a visit to the Pentagon for a separate Space Force - proposed by President Donald Trump in June - on Thursday, Pence said the new military service is necessary for ensure America's dominance in space. China and Russian Federation have had significant achievements in space - they have tested technology to shoot down satellites...

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  • United States to impose $16 billion import tariffs on China
United States to impose $16 billion import tariffs on China

The Semiconductor Industry Association said in a statement that tariffs imposed on semiconductors imported from China will hurt American chipmakers rather than Chinese firms. And Mr. Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on virtually everything China sells to the United States. Among the products removed from the earlier list on $16 billion ...

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  • Remains of boy found at squalid compound in New Mexico
Remains of boy found at squalid compound in New Mexico

A child's body has now been found at the New Mexico compound where police earlier found 11 starving children. Three women believed to be their mothers were also found in the makeshift compound on Friday. They also include another man and three women presumed to be the mothers of the 11 children, who were taken into protective custody. One of the ...

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  • NTSB update on deadly small plane crash in SoCal
NTSB update on deadly small plane crash in SoCal

There was no explosion upon impact, but the plane fell on a red Chevrolet sedan and damaged 3 other cars in the parking lot. A twin-engine Cessna bound for John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California , crashed into the parking lot of a Staples office supply store on Sunday, killing all five people aboard, Orange County fire officials sai...

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  • Ag. President, Yemi Osinbajo fires DG of DSS
Ag. President, Yemi Osinbajo fires DG of DSS

The expected meeting between the leadership of the National Assembly and INEC officials earlier scheduled for noon on Tuesday, has been put off. Akande is yet to give further details on Daura's sack, however, the development may not be unconnected to the blockage of the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS.

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  • Residents petition for closure of nail salon after brawl
Residents petition for closure of nail salon after brawl

However, the customers said they already paid for the pedicures. Witness Mercy Maduka , who posted a widely-shared video of the incident on Facebook, said the fight was sparked by a bad eyebrow job: "So I'm at the nail salon and they fucked up a lady eyebrow and she refused to pay then a fight broke outttt", she wrote, saying the employe...

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  • United States mid-term elections: Trump claims win in key OH vote
United States mid-term elections: Trump claims win in key OH vote

In recent weeks Mr. Trump has made several campaign appearances ahead of State primaries, endorsing candidates for Congress and Governor and imploring his supporters, as he did in OH on Saturday night, to get out and vote. But the Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders-backed Abdul El-Sayed's bid for MI governor fell short, CNN projects, as the establi...

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  • Chicago weekend gun violence kills at least 11, injures about 70
Chicago weekend gun violence kills at least 11, injures about 70

Friday and midnight on Monday, the Associated Press reported . During an especially bloody Sunday in Chicago , 44 people were shot in the space of 14 years in a disturbing spree of unrelated gun violence which left five people dead. Ford said the US sends billions of dollars to underdeveloped countries that are similarly rife with crime, but do...

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  • Russian helicopter crash kills 18
Russian helicopter crash kills 18

Russian airline Utair has sent specialists to the scene, which is in an oil field managed by the energy company Rosneft some 1,600 miles northeast of Moscow . In February, a Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet crashed about six minutes after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, killing all 71 people aboard.

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  • California Wildfires Made Worse by Environmental Laws
California Wildfires Made Worse by Environmental Laws

Firefighters by Saturday night had managed to contain 41% of the Carr blaze, measured at 58,680 hectares, and authorities were allowing some evacuees to return, Cal Fire said . According to Cal Fire , the Ranch Fire continues to grow in the north and south eastern directions, "threatening communities in the fire's path".

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  • Rick Gates, 23 Emails and a Turning Point in the Manafort Trial
Rick Gates, 23 Emails and a Turning Point in the Manafort Trial

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates took the stand Monday to testify against his former boss, Paul Manafort , who's been charged with tax fraud and bank fraud in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. But Ms Laporta's testimony raised the stakes for Mr Manafort, legal experts said. The government's star witness in the trial of Paul Man...

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  • Family of four killed in small plane crash in Swiss forest
Family of four killed in small plane crash in Swiss forest

The plane, which was on a flight between Locarno in southern Switzerland, to Dübendorf, a suburb of Zurich , was found about 2,540 meters (8,333 feet) above sea level. The plane that crashed had logged 10,187 hours of flying time, he said, adding that it underwent maintenance after every 35 hours of flight - most recently at the end of July.

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  • Provoked bison charges at man on Yellowstone road
Provoked bison charges at man on Yellowstone road

Raymond Reinke, a 55-year-old man from Pendleton, Oregon, has been booked at the Yellowstone Jail and was expected to make a court appearance on Friday, rangers said . Realize how privileged we are to have these national parks. He again appeared to be intoxicated and was cited for not wearing a seatbelt. A warning message on the U.S.

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  • Quake of magnitude 7 strikes Indonesias Lombok island, Tsunami alert issued
Quake of magnitude 7 strikes Indonesias Lombok island, Tsunami alert issued

The agency's head, Dwikorita Karnawati, later told MetroTV that the tsunami warning had ended. Footage appearing to show the impact of aftershocks has already appeared online, with one person reporting how they felt the quake from the neighboring Bali island.

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  • Venezuela says explosions an attack on President Nicolas Maduro; firefighters dispute statement
Venezuela says explosions an attack on President Nicolas Maduro; firefighters dispute statement

A journalist shared a video from the event on Twitter. Witnesses said the Venezuelan president was apparently attacked by several explosive laden drones on Saturday. In a statement, the group says keeping those have forgotten the Constitution in government runs contrary to military honour. Maduro accused neighbouring Colombia and unidentified...

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  • Here's a MAJOR sign that Meghan Markle is already pregnant
Here's a MAJOR sign that Meghan Markle is already pregnant

It's the same auto that got into the news previous year when he left his sister-in-law's wedding at Bucklebury (to which his then girlfriend had not been invited) and drove it 160km in a hurry to fetch Meghan and bring her to the reception, and it's the same vehicle that she drove to meet him when he took part in the 2018 Audi Cup charity polo ma...

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  • US actions regarding pastor Brunson disrespectful to Turkey: Erdogan
US actions regarding pastor Brunson disrespectful to Turkey: Erdogan

The sanctions , announced Wednesday, allow the US government to target individuals and companies involved in corruption or human-rights abuses, which in this case include Turkey's justice and interior ministers. Speaking to Turkish television channels, Cavusoglu struck an upbeat tone. "Of course you can't expect all issues to be resolved in ...

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  • Pence In Hawaii To Receive Presumed Remains Of US Service Members
Pence In Hawaii To Receive Presumed Remains Of US Service Members

President Donald Trump . Vice President Mike Pence will greet the remains of U.S. service members returning to the United States on Wednesday during a ceremony in Hawaii . The remains were then moved in grey vans to an airfield where US and South Korean soldiers loaded them one by one into transport planes. Military officials from the DPRK ...

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  • Wildfires scorch homes, land - and California's firefighting budget
Wildfires scorch homes, land - and California's firefighting budget

The latest fire to erupt Wednesday in the wildfire-stricken county burned 45 acres off of Highway 101 south of Hopland, officials said. According to the National Interagency Fire Center, the Carr fire is one of eight blazes now burning in the state, with 93 fires in total burning across the United States.

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  • Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes
Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes

From Shajarah the forces of the Syrian dictator proceeded in the direction of the villages Abidin and Maariyah and finally recaptured the region along the border with Israel on the Golan Heights. Russian Federation demanded the immediate access by worldwide humanitarian entities to the Rukban refugee camp, where it is suspected that the Pentagon ca...

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  • Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards For Cars
Trump Administration Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards For Cars

The administration said vehicle manufacturers would benefit from the proposed rollback, but the USA auto industry is pushing for a negotiated settlement between states and the administration to lift uncertainty over the kinds of cars and trucks it will need to produce for the American market in the coming years.

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  • Trump thanks Kim for handing over remains of war dead
Trump thanks Kim for handing over remains of war dead

U.S. President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the two continue to discuss Pyongyang's commitment at a recent Singapore summit to rid itself of nuclear weapons, but no second meeting is now planned, the White House said on Thursday.

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  • US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security
US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security

Wray and National Security Agency Director Paul Nakasone appeared together during the White House press briefing where they said they were working with state and local election officials to protect voting systems from threats by Russian Federation and other foreign actors.

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  • Clash of GOP titans as Trump v Kochs feud escalates
Clash of GOP titans as Trump v Kochs feud escalates

The two billionaire brothers also said they would be happy to support Democrats who favored their agenda. "The Kuck Brothers (sic) better check themselves before they wreck themselves & get with the Donald Trump White House - punks", Nunberg tweeted .

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  • Zimbabwe election: ZANU-PF wins parliamentary majority, electoral body says
Zimbabwe election: ZANU-PF wins parliamentary majority, electoral body says

Zimbabwean soldiers are circulating in the capital, Harare, and telling vendors and other people to leave the city center by noon. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu-PF party and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of using underhand tactics to steal the elec...

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  • Mike Pompeo Indo-pacific strategy: United States to spend $113m in Asia
Mike Pompeo Indo-pacific strategy: United States to spend $113m in Asia

The move comes nine months after the Trump administration openly spoke against the "predatory economic policies of an Asian giant" that threatens to eat into sovereignty of countries in the Indo-Pacific region, which has now emerged as a critical engine for growth.

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  • Manafort himself directed millions of dollars
Manafort himself directed millions of dollars

The testimony about spending came as President Trump publicly came to Manafort's defense, tweeting that prosecutors were treating him unfairly and attacking the investigation by special counsel Robert S. "It's a lot, and Paul Manafort trusted that Rick Gates was keeping track of it", Zehnle said. Prosecutor Greg Andres reassured the judge tha...

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  • U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles
U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles

North Korea handed over 55 boxes of remains to the USA last week as a part of an agreement between President Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un . How the trailer was being used at the time of the photograph is unclear. Historical satellite photos show that the facility was externally complete by 2003.

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  • Trump echoes Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'
Trump echoes Giuliani defense: 'Collusion is not a crime'

Special counsel Robert Mueller has enough evidence to charge the Trump campaign with conspiring to collude with Russian Federation to affect the 2016 presidential race, a former high-ranking Federal Bureau of Investigation official says.

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  • North Korea 'working on new missiles'
North Korea 'working on new missiles'

Vehicles seen entering and leaving the facility on the outskirts of Pyongyang are similar to those used when the Hwasong-15, capable of reaching the United States, was last developed. sanctions. About 7,700 US soldiers are listed as missing from the Korean War , and 5,300 of the remains are believed to still be in North Korea. I just think t...

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  • Paul Manafort's bank fraud trial begins in Virginia
Paul Manafort's bank fraud trial begins in Virginia

Gates is also expected to play a key role in Manafort's second trial, scheduled for September. Manafort worked on Trump's presidential campaign for five months and attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians that is a focal point of Mueller's probe into possible collusion between the campaign and the Kremlin.

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  • Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say
Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say

Hundreds of protesters converged on the electoral commission, burning posters of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ruling ZANU-PF party and waving Zimbabwean flags. Several hundred MDC supporters crowded around the party's headquarters Wednesday and started marching toward the electoral commission after Mr. Chamisa declared himself the victor.

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  • Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate
Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

Senate seat and U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis' campaign for governor, said he could tame his raucous presidential style if he wanted. "You know if you go out an buy groceries, you need a picture or a card - you need ID", Trump said to the crowd.

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  • Dem senator: Family separation is 'official kidnapping and child abuse'
Dem senator: Family separation is 'official kidnapping and child abuse'

Despite Mexico's public rejection of responsibility for the cost and tangles with Democrats and other Republicans in Congress over funding for the wall, Trump has consistently pushed the proposal , sometimes over other border security measures that are proven to prevent illegal immigration and drug smuggling.

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  • Despite Trump's Willingness, Iran Shuts Down Possibility Of Talks
Despite Trump's Willingness, Iran Shuts Down Possibility Of Talks

President Trump said at a news conference today that he'll "meet with anybody" without preconditions , even Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after last week's war of words. On Monday, he said that he would be willing to meet Rouhani without preconditions to discuss how to improve relations. The Trump administration says its "maximum pressure ca...

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