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Author: 0 Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson freed after judges quash contempt ruling

Robinson, best known as the one-time figurehead of the violent English Defence League (EDL), had been jailed for 13 months after live-streaming outside a criminal trial in violation of reporting restrictions. Tommy Robinson is still convicted of contempt in relation to his behaviour at Canterbury past year where he received his three month sentence for potentially derailing a fair trial.

Author: 0 President Trump claims you need a photo ID to buy groceries

Scott was also endorsed by Trump in his bid to defeat Sen. An attendee at President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton maxes out to 19 Democratic House candidates Tucker Carlson slams immigrant lawyer as "citizen of country controlled by conquistadors" Trump highlights praise from judge on reuniting families his administration divided MORE's rally in Florida Tuesday night held up a sign promoting the "QAnon" right-wing conspiracy theory.

World Three killed in plane crash in rural Maine, US
Author: 0 Three killed in plane crash in rural Maine, US

The Greenville Police Department confirmed that a plane crashed at the Greenville Municipal Airport but referred all questions to the Federal Aviation Administration. ET on Monday. He says he drove quickly to the airport just minutes after the mid-morning crash but first responders on the scene told him there were no survivors in the twin-engine propeller Aerostar AEST aircraft.

Author: 0 Trump to Sessions: Shut down Russian Federation probe

He claimed Mr. Mueller was "totally conflicted" and denounced his probe as "a disgrace to USA". Trump afterward tweeted concerns about the trial of ex-campaign boss Paul Manafort , which entered its second day on Wednesday morning. Roughly two hours after calling on Mr Sessions to end the probe, the president tweeted out a passionate defence of Mr Manafort. Writing on Twitter, Trump dismissed the charges against Manafort as "old charges (that) have nothing to do with Collusion" and ...

World India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam
Author: 0 India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam

For instance, in one case the name of one of the twins is missing, in another, the child's name is missing while that of the mother is there or maybe the name of a spouse is not there, and the likes. "The BJP has no ambivalence at all, they want to keep the Bengali Hindus and exclude the Muslims". "The worldwide community is fighting to stop a process that is alarmingly on track to potentially render millions of people stateless, and vulnerable to indefinite detention, violence or worse", ...

World No deaths reported in Mexican airliner crash
Author: 0 No deaths reported in Mexican airliner crash

Aeromexico is reporting that there are now no fatalities as a result of the crash, however, government officials are reporting at least 85 people have been injured with two in critical condition. The left wing of the twin-engine jet initially touched the ground, causing the plane to lose both engines. "[We] shouldn't have been flying, bro", passenger Juan Rivera told ABC News in an interview Wednesday.

World Minneapolis police release body cam video in Blevins shooting
Author: 0 Minneapolis police release body cam video in Blevins shooting

Police said Blevins had been holding a gun, but some witnesses had said he was unarmed. And it came by news release after he was shouted down at a news conference by community members where he had planned to detail the case. Blevins was hit four times and killed. "(Blevins's gun) was sacked. Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said he could not comment on the video as it is part of an active investigation.

World Israeli searchers find body after American teen disappears in Mediterranean Sea
Author: 0 Israeli searchers find body after American teen disappears in Mediterranean Sea

Two of the students were able to swim to shore, but Jones didn't. The students called Israeli officials, who are now conducting a primary search and rescue effort. She traveled to the region as part of a study-abroad program focused on the Arabic language, according to UK. Prior to learning the news, family members and friends said Jones was a fighter and believed she somehow made it out of the water.

World 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson says
Author: 0 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson says "debate is over"

On July 19, the U.S. State Department reached a settlement with the Second Amendment Foundation, on behalf of Wilson, to strip the official rules upholding the ban on posting the plans. It would have allowed anyone with access to a printer to potentially build a lethal weapon, which opponents say can not be seen by a metal detector or tracked to a licence holder.

World Family who lost 9 in duck boat tragedy files 2nd lawsuit
Author: 0 Family who lost 9 in duck boat tragedy files 2nd lawsuit

The "Ride The Ducks" amphibious vehicle had 29 passengers and two crew members aboard for a tour when weather conditions deteriorated on Table Rock Lake. But the nephews and nieces, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters have been gathering lately to mourn and remember the nine members of a close-knit clan who perished together July 19 in a deadly duck boat accident on a lake near Branson, Missouri.

World U.S. announces initiatives in Asia, wary of China
Author: 0 U.S. announces initiatives in Asia, wary of China

Without making specific reference to China, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States is seeking "partners, not domination" in the region. In the '60s, we grew partnerships to address basic developmental needs. A new initiative with a seeding of US$30 million is being kick-started to offer partners technical assistance as well as access to private legal and financial advisory services.

World Justice Department to Create
Author: 0 Justice Department to Create "Religious Liberty Task Force"

In his speech, the attorney general noted that he had issued guidance previous year advising executive branch employees on how to apply religious liberty protections in federal law. "We've all seen the ordeal faced so bravely by Jack Phillips ", Sessions said during today's announcement. Sessions, a Methodist and former Republican senator from Alabama, has made protecting religious liberty a cornerstone agenda item of his Justice Department - along with defending freedom of speech on ...

World Royal family in turmoil as Crown Jewels are stolen
Author: 0 Royal family in turmoil as Crown Jewels are stolen

Local news channel Aftonbladet reported the thieves stole two crowns and an orb , adorned with gold, precious stones and pearls that come from the funeral regalia of Charles IX and Kristina the Elder, dating back to the early 1600s. 'The girls said it was odd, in this small quiet town but the fact that the boat was waiting, it was obvious to me that they were burglars. An eyewitness, Tom Rowsell, said: "One of my friends saw two people running".

World Zanu Pf Wins Most Seats In Zimbabwe Parliament
Author: 0 Zanu Pf Wins Most Seats In Zimbabwe Parliament

Global election observers in the Zimbabwean harmonised polls are expected to release their preliminary reports on Wednesday morning. "The electoral commission failed to meet the mark in a number of ways and the election failed to meet the mark in a number of ways", said Johnnie Carson, a former USA assistant Secretary of State for Africa, who is part of an observer mission from the International Republican Institute and the National Democratic Institute.

World Police case filed against Mamata Banerjee after ‘civil war, bloodbath’ remark
Author: 0 Police case filed against Mamata Banerjee after ‘civil war, bloodbath’ remark

Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora said that being a chief minister, Banerjee should not be trying to "provoke" a civil war. He also asked all opposition parties to clarify whether they suppport NRC or not. This came a day after she addressed a press conference in Kolkata, where she accused the BJP of resorting to "votebank politics". Mamata Banerjee had earlier said, "The NRC is being done with a political motive".

Author: 0 Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Manafort's wife, Kathleen, was sitting behind him in the courtroom. Manafort was charged with financial frauds and is the first defendant in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election to face trial.

World 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'
Author: 0 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

The others, Giuliani explained, are recordings where Cohen is speaking with third parties and describing his version of what happened in regard to payments to McDougal and adult film star Stormy Daniels, who has also said she had an affair with Trump before his election as president.

World The Swedish Job: Brazen thieves steal Sweden's crown jewels
Author: 0 The Swedish Job: Brazen thieves steal Sweden's crown jewels

Eyewitness Tom Rowsell told NBC News' Swedish partner Aftonbladet that he saw two men jump into a "little white boat". "It is not possible to put an economic value on this, it is invaluable items of national interest". Two men vanished after the noon heist Tuesday into a vast patchwork of lakes around Strangnas, 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of the capital of Stockholm , police said.

World Colorado officers accidentally kill armed homeowner during
Author: 0 Colorado officers accidentally kill armed homeowner during "chaotic" scene

But the grandfather was rushed to hospital where he died. Police soon learned the man they had shot actually lived in the home, and that he had just shot the intruder in the bathroom moments before. The shooting marked the second deadly encounter involving Aurora police in three days. Findings will be turned over to the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office, which will determine if any criminal charges will be filed against any involved person, the office said in a release.

World Report Claims North Korea Might Be Building New ICBMs
Author: 0 Report Claims North Korea Might Be Building New ICBMs

North Korea "is in the room as a member of the ASEAN regional forum among these 27 countries, so there will be discussions that are inclusive of North Korea", a senior State Department official said , speaking on condition of anonymity. And 38 North is also skeptical concerning reports of "secret uranium processing facilities" that have emerged over the last month. One leading expert on North Korea's missile program agrees.

World Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States politics
Author: 0 Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States politics

The social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg found itself at the center of controversy during the 2016 presidential election for the use of its platform to disseminate hoaxes and fake news. It added that it "may never be able to identify the source" for the fake accounts. But there are differences as well, Gleicher said. But Facebook did say those behind the campaign had been "more careful to cover their tracks, adding: "We've found evidence of some connections between these ...

World Aeromexico Reports Plane ‘Accident’ in Durango, Mexico
Author: 0 Aeromexico Reports Plane ‘Accident’ in Durango, Mexico

She said she was lucky enough to turn around and there was a hole somewhere in the plane. Flores said her passport and documents burned in the fire. The head of Mexico's civil aviation agency says it could take months to pinpoint the actual cause of the crash. He told Televisa the plane's voice and data recorders would be recovered once rescue efforts were completed.

World Trump's shutdown tweet catches GOP by surprise
Author: 0 Trump's shutdown tweet catches GOP by surprise

Last week, McConnell said on a radio show in his home state of Kentucky that a government shutdown is "not going to happen". Trump would be taking a political risk if he allows most government functions to lapse on October 1 - the first day of the new budget year - roughly a month before the elections, when Republican control of both the House and Senate is at stake.

World Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as 'humiliation', without value
Author: 0 Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as 'humiliation', without value

Speaking during a joint news conference with Italy's premier, Trump said he would meet with the Iranians " anytime they want to". One of the earliest responses was issued by an aide to President Rouhani, who said on Tuesday that the USA would have to return to the internationally-backed nuclear deal and stop new sanctions against Iran if it wants negotiations with Tehran .

Author: 0 GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Congressman Ron Desantis Campaigns in The Villages

President Donald Trump is jumping into the Florida governor's race by endorsing GOP candidate Ron DeSantis for the job. But mostly it just features DeSantis' baby in a MAGA onesie, proving that the Congressman has. The president made it Twitter-official in June, even though many believed Vice President Mike Pence's close relationship with DeSantis' primary opponent, Florida Agriculture Commissioner and former Rep.

World Judge stops 3-D guns hours before USA release
Author: 0 Judge stops 3-D guns hours before USA release

On Tuesday, a website for digital firearms nonprofit Defense Distributed already appeared to be hosting schematics for seven different firearms, including an AR-15, an AR-10 and a VZ-58, a semi-automatic military-style rifle that resembles an AK-47.

World 40 lakh stripped of citizenship in Assam
Author: 0 40 lakh stripped of citizenship in Assam

He said the issue that the Congress is highlighting is that a large number of Indians have been rendered as refugees in their own country and this was unacceptable. All Assam Students' Union (AASU) General Secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi said the draft publication is "a historic moment after the signing of the Assam Accord".

World North Korea 'making new missiles' despite USA pledge
Author: 0 North Korea 'making new missiles' despite USA pledge

It cited anonymous officials "familiar with the intelligence" as saying that work on at least one and possibly two intercontinental ballistic missiles was underway. The North Koreans "never agreed to give up their nuclear program", said Ken Gause, a North Korea expert at the Center for Naval Analysis. Satellite images showed continued activity at North Korean nuclear and missile sites.

World What are the charges against Paul Manafort?
Author: 0 What are the charges against Paul Manafort?

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis, who's hearing the case, has previously questioned how Manafort's fraud charges relate to Mueller's investigation into purported Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. But according to a new report from the Associated Press , they're likely to be disappointed as the trial will focus on Manafort's business dealings and lavish lifestyle, not collusion (bolding is mine).

Author: 0 Donald Trump offers to meet Iran without preconditions

In Washington, a senior State Department official said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had no plans to meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif if they both participate at an Asian security forum in Singapore later this week. There was no immediate confirmation from the Trump administration. "He must first return to the nuclear deal and implement it before negotiating can even be contemplated", said analyst Mohammad Marandi, of the University of Tehran , who was part of the ...

Author: 0 Spy photos show North Korea is building new missiles

The US official was speaking anonymously to the Reuters news agency after The Washington Post reported that one or two new liquid-fuelled missiles appeared to be under construction. I just think that we are now we are going to start the process of denuclearization of North Korea, and I believe that he's going back and will start it virtually immediately, and he's already indicated that and you look at what he's done.

World ‘All countries must protect their nationals on board the Freedom Flotilla’
Author: 0 ‘All countries must protect their nationals on board the Freedom Flotilla’

Every year for eight years now, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition has been launching a new campaign to challenge the Israeli siege, which has gutted the Gaza economy and deprived its population of many basic commodities. It said afterwards on Twitter that the boat had been "hijacked by Israeli forces". It's been a busy week for Israeli forces as a group working in the Palestinian city of Qalqiliya arrested five Hamas members who tried to orchestrate terror attacks over the past few ...

World Future of Zimbabwe in the balance as election polls close
Author: 0 Future of Zimbabwe in the balance as election polls close

But the stakes are high. This will be the true test of Zimbabwe's newly-found democracy as post-election periods in the past have descended into chaos and violence. She said she was confident that voting at most of the country's almost 11,000 polling stations would be completed by the closing time. Chamisa, 40, has promised to rebuild Zimbabwe's economy but has also made extravagant pledges, such as bullet trains and a bid to host the Olympic Games.

World Shark stolen from San Antonio Aquarium is rescued, returned; 1 arrested
Author: 0 Shark stolen from San Antonio Aquarium is rescued, returned; 1 arrested

They trio covered the shark in a blanket, stuck it in a baby stroller and walked out. Miss Helen is now being held in quarantine as staff tests the water she was held in and acclimates her back into the aquarium environment. A possible shark theft suspect posted on Facebook selling the horn shark for $300: "Selling a horn shark, ideal for the next shark week ". The San Antonio Police Department told FOX7 on Monday one suspect was apprehended and officers are working on a warrant to ...

World Rand Paul will support Trump’s pick Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court
Author: 0 Rand Paul will support Trump’s pick Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court

Klayman put Kavanaugh at odds with Paul, who has repeatedly maintained that, "the bulk collection of all Americans' phone records all of the time is a direct violation of the Fourth Amendment". Last week, the Kentucky Republican said he was " honestly undecided " on whether to support Kavanaugh, whom President Donald Trump tapped in June to fill retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat.

World Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding
Author: 0 Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Trump contended that " Democrats , who want Open Borders and care little about Crime, are incompetent, but they have the Fake News Media nearly totally on their side!" Hundreds of children still remain separated. Conte shares Trump's populist tendencies as well as his skepticism about immigration. We have to end the chain migration, which is like a disaster. "Italy got exhausted of it".

World Thousands download 3D-printed gun designs
Author: 0 Thousands download 3D-printed gun designs

The company said in court that they began distributing gun files early and that 1,000 people had downloaded 3-D plans for AR-15s since Friday. Ferguson asked in a statement Monday. Washington state's lawsuit comes after the federal government reached an agreement with a Texas-based gun designer that would allow plans to make 3D printable guns to be posted online starting Wednesday, Aug.

World Paul Manafort made more than $60 million in Ukraine, prosecutors say
Author: 0 Paul Manafort made more than $60 million in Ukraine, prosecutors say

It's a significant milestone for the probe, which began exactly two years ago as an Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Responding to allegations that Manafort took the campaign job with Trump in 2016 to pay off debts he owed to a Russian oligarch, the defense fund website asserts that he was "motivated exclusively by his appreciation and ardor for our country".

World Polar bear killed after attacking cruise line employee on Arctic archipelago
Author: 0 Polar bear killed after attacking cruise line employee on Arctic archipelago

The animal attacked the guard after the boat docked at the island, with the two men reaching land before the tourists. "We greatly regret this incident", said company spokesman Moritz Krause. Tromso hospital told AFP the man's life was not in danger and he was in a stable condition. Insane idea - don't let the guards or tourists get close enough to a polar bear that it might attack.

World Colombian Mafia Puts $70,000 Bounty On Sniffer Dog
Author: 0 Colombian Mafia Puts $70,000 Bounty On Sniffer Dog

Sombra is also being protected by additional officers in addition to being moved to the Bogota airport, The Daily Telegraph reported. Colombia is considered the world's largest producer of cocaine . While Sombra is furry and friendly and fun, the death threats made against her are real-and show exactly how serious the drug war can be. She has found hidden cargo in parts of vehicles, banana boxes and an injection molding machine .

World Carr wildfire in California destroys 874 structures, threatens 5,000
Author: 0 Carr wildfire in California destroys 874 structures, threatens 5,000

Redding police have an additional 11 reports of missing people, though many of them may simply not have checked in with friends or family, said Redding police Sgt. At 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Campbell headed back out again with his crew, this time to fight the Carr fire. "I think what happened those nights when the evacuation started happening so quickly and we had to make sure everybody is safe", Vallotton said.

World U.S. Economic Growth Accelerated Sharply In The Second Quarter
Author: 0 U.S. Economic Growth Accelerated Sharply In The Second Quarter

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the economy from the South Lawn of the White House , Friday , July 27, 2018 , in Washington . Recall that before the June jobs report , Trump essentially leaked what turned out to be a strong jobs number in a tweet .

World 'Very Positive Signals' After US, Taliban Talks
Author: 0 'Very Positive Signals' After US, Taliban Talks

Earlier in the month, the United States expressed readiness to initiate direct talks with the Taliban in an attempt to end a 17-year-old war in Afghanistan, a significant shift in American policy in the conflict-ridden country. The Taliban have repeatedly declared that they would not enter talks until US -led foreign troops left the country. The Afghan president's office said Saturday that it welcomed any support for peace efforts.

World New Orleans shooting that left 3 dead likely gang related, police say
Author: 0 New Orleans shooting that left 3 dead likely gang related, police say

The three deceased were described as two men and one woman. The injured victims have been taken to hospital, although their conditions are not known. "We need them to know that they can trust us and come to us". Harrison said the shooters were believed to be wearing hooded sweatshirts, but that was the only description available.

World Multiple fatalities in 6.4 magnitude quake on Lombok island
Author: 0 Multiple fatalities in 6.4 magnitude quake on Lombok island

Rescuers are racing against the clock to evacuate more than 560 people from Mount Rinjani on Lombok after a 6.4-magnitude quake struck the island in West Nusa Tenggara province on Sunday morning (July 29). His body has not been recovered as the trail to his location is closed as a precaution. "Oh my. Long quake here in Bali", she said in an initial post.

World Putin: 'Ready' to go to Washington, invites Trump to Moscow
Author: 0 Putin: 'Ready' to go to Washington, invites Trump to Moscow

Lemire asked whether Trump would, "with the whole world watching", denounce Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Since Helsinki, Trump has tried to walk back at least some of his comments. "If he had asked me how that ought to be conducted, I would have suggested a different way", Coats said. Collins, a network pool reporter, representing the five TV networks, attended a meeting earlier in the day in the oval office with President Trump and the president of the ...

World MH370 final report: Families say no new information
Author: 0 MH370 final report: Families say no new information

Sarah Nor, the mother of Norliakmar Hamid, a passenger on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 , cries after she attended a briefing on the final investigation report on missing flight MH370. But the radio-telephony communications conducted by the PIC and the flight office (FO) with the Air Traffic Controllers "revealed no evidence of anxiety or stress detected in the conversations".

World India could strip 4 million of citizenship in northeast region
Author: 0 India could strip 4 million of citizenship in northeast region

This issue has triggered anti-foreigner agitation in the state. The state has a 167-mile porous border with Bangladesh. Mr. Sonowal expressed confidence that the NRC , which has become the "instrument to safeguard the interest of greater Assamese society", would be able to pave the way for realising the hopes and aspirations of the genuine Indian citizens.

World Rudy Giuliani blasts Michael Cohen, calls former Trump fixer a 'pathological liar'
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani blasts Michael Cohen, calls former Trump fixer a 'pathological liar'

If Trump Sr. did indeed know about the meeting and approved of it in hopes of getting compromising information on opponent Hillary Clinton , "that could be collusion", Rivera said. Trump himself jumped on the anti-Cohen bandwagon Sunday, as he retweeted a former Cohen defense of Donald Trump, Jr ., regarding the Russian Federation meeting.

World Deadly California wildfire kills 8, destroys over 650 homes
Author: 0 Deadly California wildfire kills 8, destroys over 650 homes

Gouvea spoke at a news conference with fire and law enforcement officials. Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said he expected to find several of those people alive and just out of touch with loved ones. Liz Williams loaded up two kids in her auto and then found herself locked in bumper-to-bumper traffic with neighbors trying to retreat from Lake Redding Estates.