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Iran on Trump Warning

Iran on Trump Warning Following President Trump's strong warning to Iranian leaders Sunday, Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) reprimanded President Trump in a tweet Monday by saying most of the American population thinks he has lost his mind. [Full Article...]

GOP Strategist: Cohen Tape Reveals Trump Systematically Silenced Women

GOP Strategist: Cohen Tape Reveals Trump Systematically Silenced Women The former model said she had an affair with the now-president in 2006 around the time his son Barron was born. Trump has denied having sex with either woman. Trump has denied the affair and his legal team says the transaction never occurred. As Davis warned, there are other instances of Trump's private conversations with Cohen ready to be released. [Full Article...]

China says there will be 'no winner' in global trade war

China says there will be 'no winner' in global trade war Chinese President Xi Jinping, following his visit to the UAE last week, has already used his arrival in Africa to forge friendships and consolidate influence with multibillion-dollar investments in the continent, including South Africa, which counts China as its biggest trading partner, Bloomberg reported. [Full Article...]

Was it legal for Michael Cohen to secretly tape Trump?

Was it legal for Michael Cohen to secretly tape Trump? Cohen has long claimed his loyalty to Trump was unbreakable - most famously saying "I'm the guy who would take a bullet for the president" - but in an exclusive interview earlier this month with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, Cohen signaled a willingness to cooperate with investigators. [Full Article...]

Iran dismisses Trump's explosive threat to country's leader

Iran dismisses Trump's explosive threat to country's leader Iran has faced increased USA pressure and looming sanctions following Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from a 2015 worldwide deal over Iran's nuclear program. Iran's economy and currency has tanked since Trump withdrew Washington from the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement . Rouhani also suggested Iran could immediately ramp up its production of uranium in response to USA pressure. [Full Article...]

Drop in North Korean Fuel Prices Suggests Sanctions Violations

Drop in North Korean Fuel Prices Suggests Sanctions Violations The website said imagery indicated the North had begun taking down a processing building and a rocket-engine test stand that had been used to test liquid-fuel engines at its Sohae Satellite Launching Station. Earlier this month, satellite images posted online by researchers show North Korea continuing to expand a ballistic missile manufacturing site while also upgrading a separate nuclear fac... [Full Article...]

Israel shoots down intruding Syrian fighter jet

Israel shoots down intruding Syrian fighter jet As the Syrian regime has regained control of southern Syria, the border between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights has seen increased activity. "We do not have any information so far about the pilots". 'It was shot down and it crashed, ' Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus told reporters. [Full Article...]

Turkey condemns Israel for controversial 'Jewish state' law

Turkey condemns Israel for controversial 'Jewish state' law Jordan has condemned the Israeli Knesset's endorsement of the law on Thursday. After the vote, Arab MP Ahmed Tibi said, "I announce with shock and sorrow the death of democracy". According to local news source Ma'an, settlers were accompanied by Israeli security forces, causing discomfort among the dozens of Palestinian Jerusalemites who were volunteering inside the cemetery. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies

Trump tweets tariffs ‘are the greatest’ and threatens additional levies The CCC will also use its Charter Act authority for a Trade Promotion Program administered by the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) in conjunction with the private sector to assist in developing new export markets for farm products. "The best relief for the president's trade war would be ending the trade war". Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, whose family operates a farm in eastern Iowa, sa... [Full Article...]

Gunman in Los Angeles grocery standoff was feuding with grandmother

Gunman in Los Angeles grocery standoff was feuding with grandmother While he was booked on suspicion of murder, he could potentially face charges including attempted murder for the shooting of his 76-year-old grandmother - Mary Elizabeth Madison - at their home they shared in the 1600 block of East 32nd Street. [Full Article...]

North Korea said to be dismantling key parts of launch site

North Korea said to be dismantling key parts of launch site North Korea appears to have begun dismantling part of a key rocket launch site in the country's north-west. The Sohae location has been the main site for North Korean satellite launches since 2012. "It is a historic task that can not be delayed anymore to build a solid peace regime by ending the current abnormal state of armistice on the Korean Peninsula", said Uriminzokkiri, the North's externa... [Full Article...]

3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician

3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician The Pakistan Peoples Party of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari - son of murdered premier Benazir Bhutto - could become kingmaker by forming a coalition with one of its rivals. The remaining 10 seats are reserved for minorities in the country. Taking on the Sharif family, he said, "When I was a child; the USA dollar was 5 (Pakistani) rupees". [Full Article...]

Australians will see the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday

Australians will see the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday Dr Paige Godfrey, an astronomer at robotic telescope service Slooh, said: "This is the first total lunar eclipse since the supermoon trilogy that concluded in January 2018 with a lunar eclipse". The bodies are aligned in a straight line in the order of the sun, Earth and a full moon. "It was widely known as Super Blue Blood Moon as it was a so-called supermoon, when a Moon appears extra big an... [Full Article...]

Trump says 'I gave up nothing' during Putin meeting

Trump says 'I gave up nothing' during Putin meeting A Republican lawmaker and former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent told NPR on Sunday that it's clear President Donald Trump was "manipulated" by Russian President Vladimir Putin . But details of what Trump and Putin may have decided have not emerged. The president also insisted that he met with Putin "in an attempt to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing humanity", despite ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Iran Twitter Threat Turned Into Meme

Donald Trump Iran Twitter Threat Turned Into Meme The tweet resembles a similar message he sent to nuclear power North Korea previous year after that nation threatened us. Rouhani warned earlier this month he might disrupt oil shipments in neighboring countries if the U.S. Top Cabinet officials have recently said countries could get sanctions relief on a case-by-case basis if they cannot entirely cut off purchases from Iran by Novembe... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump issues shocking threat to Iranian leader

Donald Trump issues shocking threat to Iranian leader On Tehran streets, residents took the exchange in stride. Iran officials have threated to close the Hormuz Strait in the past in relation to any potential attacks. Trump's tweet suggested he has little patience with the trading of hostile messages with Iran , using exceptionally strong language and writing an all-capitalized tweet. [Full Article...]

Injuries reported in downtown Toronto shooting, gunman killed

Injuries reported in downtown Toronto shooting, gunman killed Paramedics described Sunday's shooting as a " mass casualty incident ". Emergency crews rushed to the scene in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood near Danforth and Pape Avenues around 10pm on Sunday night. Victims are spread across many blocks. There are at least nine casualties - including children - after the shooting in the Canadian city of Toronto . [Full Article...]

NK media call for Seoul's active efforts to formally end Korean War

NK media call for Seoul's active efforts to formally end Korean War The U.S. has pushed for rapid moves toward ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons and says sanctions will remain until Pyongyang follows through on Kim's pledge. On her way into the meeting, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Kim needed to be held accountable for his promises. "Trump is too vested to walk away right now", said Victor Cha, a North Korea expert who the Trump Adm... [Full Article...]

Cong chief in hurry to get PM’s chair: Modi..

Cong chief in hurry to get PM’s chair: Modi.. Members also cheered the gesture. After returning to his corner seat in the second row, the Congress president winked at his party colleagues - Jyotiraditya Scindia and KC Venugopal. Sharply criticising the deal with the French government for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, he said the Prime Minister unilaterally announced the deal during the visit to Paris. [Full Article...]

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire The military wing of Hamas, which has fought three wars with Israel since 2009, said three of its fighters were killed in the strikes. Israel and Hamas later agreed to restore calm along the Gaza Strip following the flare-up which lasted several hours. [Full Article...]


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