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World National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October
Author: 0 National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October

Nonetheless, the Archives' timeline throws more political obstacles into the confirmation process for President Trump's pick to replace Justice Anthony M. The National Archives told the committee that while it can't complete its review of approximately 900,000 pages of documents related to Kavanaugh until late October , it can review some 300,000 pages of "textual records" from 49,000 emails from Kavanaugh while he served in the White House Counsel Office by August 20.

World Mamta says NRC draft done with political motive, invites civil war, bloodbath
Author: 0 Mamta says NRC draft done with political motive, invites civil war, bloodbath

Chief Minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee has said that she would welcome Assamese refugees. "Assam Police want to thank people of the state for making the NRC draft release a peaceful event". "No. As I said, it is a local political issue, " he said when asked for his view about references to Bangladesh vis-à-vis illegal migrants despite enjoying good ties with India.

Author: 0 China warns of retaliation if USA takes more trade steps

The U.S. has already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports and is readying 25 percent tariffs on another $16 billion worth to punish China for allegedly using predatory tactics to obtain U.S. The United States has imposed tariffs on other nations too, including Canada and Mexico, Washington's partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement.

World Was Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hijacked?
Author: 0 Was Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hijacked?

Kuala Lumpur: The chief of Malaysia's civil aviation regulation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahmanon, stepped down on Tuesday after an official report found lapses in air traffic control when Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared. Transport Minister Anthony Loke insisted Monday that "the aspiration to locate MH370 has not been abandoned and we remain ever-hopeful that we will be able to find the answers we seek when the credible evidence becomes available".

World U.S. says Russian Federation still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling
Author: 0 U.S. says Russian Federation still carrying out 'pervasive' election meddling

Some have suggested that the prosecution of Manafort is going forward because Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants him to provide evidence against the president. Manafort is now in protective custody in Alexandria, Va., but officials haven't said whether it is solitary. Manafort is in detention after having his bail revoked because of allegations that he was attempting to tamper with witnesses in his case.

World Trump claims shoppers need to show ID to buy groceries
Author: 0 Trump claims shoppers need to show ID to buy groceries

In announcing the agricultural bailout last week, Trump urged farmers to "be a little patient" and support his trade strategy. The president, in Florida to campaign for Republican Governor Rick Scott's bid for a U.S. Bill Nelson (D-FL), has also opened up a three-point lead over Nelson. She said the situation in Florida differs from the recent governor's race in Georgia where Trump's last-minute endorsement is believed to have pushed Brian Kemp over the finish line for the ...

World President Trump is 'Begging' Congress to Fix Immigration Laws
Author: 0 President Trump is 'Begging' Congress to Fix Immigration Laws

The two officials and the congressional aide spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss internal deliberations. Building the wall was one of Trump's key pre-election promises. Trump has gotten some wall money from Congress, and likely will get more , though the total is well short of the $25 billion he has requested.

World HEROES RETURN: Trump Thanks Kim for Returning Remains of US Soldiers
Author: 0 HEROES RETURN: Trump Thanks Kim for Returning Remains of US Soldiers

The remains were initially transferred to United Nations control on Tuesday in Osan, South Korea before being sent to Hawaii, where Vice President Mike Pence received the 55 cases now draped in the American flag. The Washington Post on Tuesday reported that USA intelligence officials suspect that North Korea is continuing to build new missiles in the same research facility that manufactured the country's ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States.

World Police ID Suspect In Killing Of George H. W. Bush's Doctor
Author: 0 Police ID Suspect In Killing Of George H. W. Bush's Doctor

Mark Hausknecht's suspected killerAccording to police, online ads connected to Pappas apparently show he tried to sell ammunition just five days after Dr. The suspect is considered armed and unsafe, and reportedly made phone calls in which he discussed committing suicide . "We are relieved that the Houston Police Department has identified the suspect and are confident he will be apprehended soon".

World Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria
Author: 0 Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria

For the first time, Russian forces joined the peacekeepers - a sign of Russia's deepening involvement as a mediator between Israel and Syria . Col. They were believed to be fleeing the Syrian army of President Bashar Assad. They were released two weeks later. The UN withdrew from many of its positions shortly after that incident.

Author: 0 Trump Calls on Sessions to End Russia Probe, Drawing Cries of Obstruction

The most inflammatory of Trump's tweets said , "This is a bad situation and Attorney General Jeff Sessions should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further". Schiff's accusation in response to Trump's Twitter rant - a rant reported by the Inquisitr - comes the day after new revelations that Trump may have knowingly obstructed justice when he pressured FBI Director James Comey to end a probe of Trump's then-National Security Adviser ...

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says news media not ‘enemy of the people’

It was reported that the 36-year-old, who serves as an adviser on employment to her father, had privately urged Mr Trump to find a solution to the policy and tweeted thanks when he signed an executive order ending it. "So I've. had some sensitivity around why people have concerns and gripe, especially when they sort of feel targeted". Donald Trump's daughter, speaking at an event hosted by the Axios website in Washington, also parted company with the president over his description of ...

World Alex Jones Wants Sandy Hook Parents to Pay His Legal Fees
Author: 0 Alex Jones Wants Sandy Hook Parents to Pay His Legal Fees

He suggested a political coverup took place by left-wing forces seeking to take advantage of the shooting to support their causes, such as gun control. The parents have said Jones has engaged in a campaign of "false, cruel, and unsafe assertions", court filings showed. Mark Bankston, an attorney for the parents, told the judge that InfoWars viewers understood Jones was alleging that the parents were part of a criminal conspiracy and subjected the parents to years of threats.

World Trump Chief of Staff Says He Will Stay at President's Request
Author: 0 Trump Chief of Staff Says He Will Stay at President's Request

Kelly declined Trump's initial request to stick with him through 2024 if he's reelected, one of the officials said. "We didn't cover ourselves in glory", Kelly told a gathering of reporters last March . Chafing at Kelly's efforts to impose order, Trump has increasingly followed his own counsel and added more like-minded aides to his staff. Trump has reportedly considered replacing Kelly, with whom he's clashed over management style.

Author: 0 Trump said a lot in Tampa but nothing about a 'witch hunt'

Trump was closely monitoring news coverage of the Manafort proceedings, which provoked the spate of incendiary tweets, according to the two Republicans and two White House officials. McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan have defended Mueller's investigation in the face of Trump's attacks but said they don't believe Trump would fire the special counsel.

World Iran currency drops 18% in two days
Author: 0 Iran currency drops 18% in two days

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday dismissed the possibility of holding any talks with the United States . The last time the rial was in a grip of such a spiral was back in September 2012. Ten Republican senators told European leaders that failing to comply with looming US sanctions against Iran will likely spark congressional action, stepping up a transatlantic split over President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal .

Author: 0 Pope Francis: 'death penalty inadmissable'

It now says it is "inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person". In the past, the Catechism of the Catholic Church has supported the death penalty "if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor".

World Corbyn ally Peter Willsman claims 'Trump fanatics' behind anti-Semitism claims
Author: 0 Corbyn ally Peter Willsman claims 'Trump fanatics' behind anti-Semitism claims

Corbyn apologized this week for the "concerns and anxiety" caused before he became Labour's leader when, as a pro-Palestinian activist, he shared platforms with people "whose views I completely reject". Speaking on Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4, Dame Margaret said she had chosen to confront Mr Corbyn in anger at what she said was the party's "arrogance" over its new code of conduct on anti-Semitism.

World Trump appears to oppose 3D printed guns despite making blueprints available
Author: 0 Trump appears to oppose 3D printed guns despite making blueprints available

Along with Washington state, New York , New Jersey , Pennsylvania , Connecticut , Oregon , Maryland and the District of Columbia are working on finalizing the lawsuit and plan on filing it later on Monday, Ferguson said . Starting Wednesday , you'll be able to upload new computer-assisted drawing (CAD) files for 3D printed gun designs onto a site called DefCad, which bills itself as a sort of "Wikipedia" for 3D printed guns schematics.

Author: 0 Trump to Sessions: Shut down Russian Federation investigation before it 'stains U.S.'

Gingrich, a Fox News contributor, added that he believes Manafort has a "good chance" to prevail at trial and Mueller will "look like a fool" if that happens. Sanders has not yet responded to an inquiry seeking clarification on how White House officials can consider Trump's tweets official presidential statements while not treating directions to Cabinet officials on the social media platform as direct orders.

World Britain's May to meet Macron in France on Friday
Author: 0 Britain's May to meet Macron in France on Friday

But they condemn what opposition lawmakers call a "constitutional crisis" over revelations that Macron's office knew that a top security aide, Alexandre Benalla, had roughed up protesters during May Day demonstrations in Paris . A parliamentary inquiry into Benalla's actions is ongoing. The motions, which needed 289 votes to pass, were brought by the conservative Republicans party and opposition lawmakers from the left and far left.

World 80 injured, 2 critically, after Aeromexico plane crashes at airport, officials say
Author: 0 80 injured, 2 critically, after Aeromexico plane crashes at airport, officials say

Romulo Campuzano, head of a political party in Durango state who was on the plane, told Foro TV that both wings were on fire as he bolted from the aircraft. One person injured in the accident was the Very Rev. Esequiel Sanchez, director of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Archdiocese of Chicago said in a statement obtained by ABC News.

World Van Driver Fired For Intentionally Trying To Soak Pedestrians
Author: 0 Van Driver Fired For Intentionally Trying To Soak Pedestrians

The company has since apologised on Facebook to the pedestrians affected and described the driver's behaviour as "unacceptable". The company said Saturday morning that it was investigating the incident. A video of the unnamed man's erratic driving went viral within days of being posted on YouTube, prompting his company - Black & McDonald in Ottawa, Ontario - to publicly announce that he had been let go.

World Largest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent in 30 years
Author: 0 Largest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent in 30 years

Aerial and satellite images show breeding pair numbers have fallen 88% in the last three decades, an article in the journal Antarctic Science says. In other words, competition between individuals increases as the population grows, thereby lowing the growth of the members of the king penguin colony.

World Viral Video Of Paris Woman Assautled In Broad Day Light Sparks Probe
Author: 0 Viral Video Of Paris Woman Assautled In Broad Day Light Sparks Probe

Laguerre first shared her story in a Facebook post that included a video of the the incident which took place outside a cafe on Rue Burnouf, near Parc des Buttes Chaumont in the north east of the city. "When I'm on the street I'm not comfortable, and I'm not the only one", she said. "I refused to look down, I looked him right in the eyes, I was not going to apologize", she told Le Parisien .

World Rudy Giuliani: Collusion is not a crime
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani: Collusion is not a crime

In another appearance on Fox & Friends, Giuliani said , "I have been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime". U.S. "The hacking is the crime. He didn't pay them for hacking". " Collusion is not a crime ". Colbert also called out Giulini's flip-flopping over the believability of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, calling upon a popular character in The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum.

World White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to thank North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the return of suspected remains of fallen USA service members, commending the "kind action" and saying he looked forward to seeing the chairman again soon.

World Thieves flee on motorboat after stealing Swedish crown jewels
Author: 0 Thieves flee on motorboat after stealing Swedish crown jewels

The items had previously been stored in their tomb. Police said the priceless items were taken at lunchtime on Tuesday from a cathedral in Strängnäs, around an hour west of the capital Stockholm . Karl IX was King of Sweden from 1604 until his death in 1611, and was the youngest son of King Gustav I. The artifacts are made of gold and enamel and encrusted with beads, crystals and pearls.

World Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Making 3-D Guns
Author: 0 Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Making 3-D Guns

The restraining order puts that plan on hold for now. State attorneys general are the state officials who can bring cases against the federal government. "Mr Wilson scrupulously obeys all court orders", Blackman said, adding that he was awaiting the judge's written order before deciding on further legal action.

World Wildfires destroying homes, land, and California’s annual budget
Author: 0 Wildfires destroying homes, land, and California’s annual budget

And California has already spent a quarter of its firefighting budget for the year in the month of July. "It's going to get expensive, it's going to get unsafe, and we have to apply all our creativity to make the best of what is going to be an increasingly bad situation".

World Ex-Adelaide archbishop back to the 'ranks'
Author: 0 Ex-Adelaide archbishop back to the 'ranks'

Archbishop Mark Coleridge, president of the Australian bishops' conference, said: "While the judicial process will continue, Archbishop Wilson's resignation is the next chapter in a heartbreaking story of people who were sexually abused at the hands of Jim Fletcher and whose lives were forever changed".

World Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles
Author: 0 Spy agencies suspect North Korea building new missiles

An initial "field forensic review" shows that the "remains are what North Korea said they were", John Byrd, director of analysis for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA), told reporters in South Korea, according to Reuters .

World Trump Calls Kochs a 'Total Joke' After Break With GOP Candidate
Author: 0 Trump Calls Kochs a 'Total Joke' After Break With GOP Candidate

Phillips said activists with the group have placed over "500,000" calls in key states urging Senators to confirm Kavanaugh, focusing specifically on senators up for re-election in states President Trump won in 2016, including North Dakota , Indiana and Montana.

World IS claims Tajikistan attack that killed 4 foreign cyclists
Author: 0 IS claims Tajikistan attack that killed 4 foreign cyclists

Three others were injured. Two of the suspected attackers died during their arrests and four others were detained, the ministry said . The suspected attack leader, Hussein Abdusamadov, 33, was an "active member" of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan , which was banned by the government in 2015, police said.

Author: 0 Tommy Robinson freed on bail after winning contempt challenge

He was sentenced to 10 months for contempt of court and given a further three months for breaching the terms of a previous suspended sentence. Supporters in the packed courtroom broke into a round of applause as Lord Burnett announced the decision.

World Philippines’ Duterte crushes $5.5m of luxury cars in anti-corruption drive
Author: 0 Philippines’ Duterte crushes $5.5m of luxury cars in anti-corruption drive

Now, Duterte has emphasized that the government is not to profit from any illegal activities. The crushing of smuggled vehicles has become one of the hallmarks of the Duterte administration . Duterte has also overseen the arrest of more than 10,000 people - including women and children - for "loitering" on the streets, Al Jazeera reported in June .

World Strong 6.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Indonesia
Author: 0 Strong 6.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Indonesia

Fathurrahman said many injured people who were treated outside a damaged clinic were evacuated to the main hospital farther away after more ambulances reached the devastated location in East Lombok's Sembalun village. A powerful natural disaster has struck an island in Indonesia early on Sunday morning. It had a depth of 7 kilometers (4.4 miles). The quake struck 50km northeast of Lombok's main city Mataram, the USGS said, far from the main tourist spots on the south and west of the ...

Author: 0 South Africa plans to amend constitution to allow land seizure

Ramaphosa, who vowed to return the lands owned by the white farmers since the 1600s to the country's black population after he assumed office in February this year, said on Tuesday that the ANC would introduce a constitutional amendment in parliament.

Author: 0 Facebook Announces It Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign

After being caught flat-footed by the IRA's efforts ahead of the 2016 presidential election, Facebook has expanded its security team, hired counterterrorism experts and recruited workers with government security clearances. The most followed Facebook pages were "Aztlan Warriors, ' 'Black Elevation, ' 'Mindful Being, ' and 'Resisters", the network said. But at least that uncertainty didn't stop Facebook from shutting the accounts down before they could cause more damage.

Author: 0 Mueller responds to Trump team about interview ground rules

Trump's latest barrage of criticism came as Mueller is reportedly looking at the president's tweets as part of an investigation into whether he obstructed justice. Giuliani also sent a message to Mueller: It's time for the special counsel to "put up or shut up". Manafort worked for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

World Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller 'witch hunt'

It also followed a CNN report last week that the president's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, is prepared to testify that Trump knew in advance about a notorious 2016 meeting between top campaign officials, including his son Donald Trump Jr.

World Death toll in vehicle bomb attack in S. Philippines climbs to 10
Author: 0 Death toll in vehicle bomb attack in S. Philippines climbs to 10

Abu Sayyaf Group is a small, violent, and faction-ridden jihadist groups that operates in the western fringes of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao and on the Sulu islands extending from Mindanao. President Rodrigo Duterte recently signed a law to create greater Muslim autonomy in the south which is hoped to end the conflict. Presidential Spokesperson Harry L.

World Presumed American remains from Korea War head home
Author: 0 Presumed American remains from Korea War head home

The Sanumdong factory produced two Hwasong-15 ICBMs, North Korea's longest-range missiles, but the United States official noted that Pyongyang still had not tested a reliable re-entry vehicle capable of surviving a high-velocity trip through the Earth's atmosphere and delivering a nuclear warhead.

Author: 0 Trump reckons you need photo ID to buy groceries

The president's support has helped DeSantis rise in the polls against Secretary of State Adam Putnam, with a month to go before the August 28 primary. Scott didn't joined Trump at the rally but appeared with him at an earlier roundtable event. The candidate teaches one of his two children to "build the wall" - a reference to Trump's proposed wall on the US border with Mexico - and shows them building a wall out of cardboard blocks.

World ZEC announces Zimbabwe election results
Author: 0 ZEC announces Zimbabwe election results

MDC supporters, who say their leader Nelson Chamisa won the vote, burnt tyres and pulled down street signs as protests spread from the party headquarters in Harare. "The strategy is meant to prepare Zimbabwe mentally to accept fake presidential results". We've more votes than ED. The MDC accused the electoral commission of delaying results to favour the ruling party, and reported irregularities in the poll.

World United Kingdom envoy makes awkward 'Japanese wife' gaffe in China
Author: 0 United Kingdom envoy makes awkward 'Japanese wife' gaffe in China

Chinese-Japanese relations have been mired in tensions since Japan's invasion of China before and during the Second World War. While relationships between the two countries have improved, Japan's occupation of China up until the 1940's is still a somewhat touchy subject.

World Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chief, to begin trial
Author: 0 Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chief, to begin trial

That "secret income" was used to pay for personal expenses such as a $21,000 watch, a $15,000 jacket made of ostrich and more than $6 million worth of real estate paid for in cash, Asonye said . And there's always the possibility that Manafort could take a plea deal during the trial if his defense falls apart, opting for a lighter sentence in exchange of telling Mueller's team anything he may know about possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.