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Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes

Jordan army says several ISIL fighters killed in border clashes Iranian forces have withdrawn their heavy weapons in Syria to a distance of 85 km (53 miles) from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, TASS quoted a Russian envoy as saying on Wednesday, but Israel deemed the pullback inadequate. "It did not seem as if they were fleeing, seeking refuge", Conricus said. Israel has killed seven Syrian fighters it believed were about to carry out an attack on th... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation trying to hack U.S. elections confirms Trump administration in SHOCK outburst

Russian Federation trying to hack U.S. elections confirms Trump administration in SHOCK outburst Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said in a statement later that Bolton's response didn't address their letter's concerns that the Trump administration "fully implement the sanctions on Russia that Congress already passed, extradite the 12 Russian government officials indicted by Special Coun... [Full Article...]

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

National Archives: We can't produce all Kavanaugh docs until end of October Republicans hope to have Kavanaugh confirmed by the start of the next Supreme Court session, October 1. Hatch's frustration with his friends across the aisle comes after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said they'd fight Kavanaugh with "everything they've got" and other Democrats refused to even offer Kavanaugh a meeting. [Full Article...]

John Kelly Allegedly To Stay In Job Through 2020

John Kelly Allegedly To Stay In Job Through 2020 Now, the newfound job security is another sign tensions have eased. Kelly hit the one-year mark as Trump's chief of staff Monday. Two months after Kelly moved into his job, the president declared him "one of the best people I've ever worked with" and predicted, "He will be here, in my opinion, for the entire seven remaining years". [Full Article...]

Dispute over 3D-printed guns raises legal questions

Dispute over 3D-printed guns raises legal questions Bob Ferguson , Washington State Attorney General says, "We were asking for a nationwide temporary restraining order , putting a halt to this outrageous decision by the federal government to allow these 3D downloadable guns to be available around our country and around the world". [Full Article...]

Mendocino Complex of Fires spreads closer to Lakeport

Mendocino Complex of Fires spreads closer to Lakeport Brown said the state will spend whatever it takes to fight wildfires ravaging California that have wiped out more than 1,000 homes and killed multiple people. Jerry Brown. "All that is the new normal that we will have to face". Others were frustrated by the lack of information about the status of their homes from authorities overwhelmed by fighting the fire. [Full Article...]

'Collusion is not a crime'

'Collusion is not a crime' Asked about what specific conflict the president was referring to in a Monday interview with CNN, Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani described it as a "dispute" but left it to the president to further characterize his complaint. If it wishes, Congress could start impeachment proceedings against Trump. Giuliani also taunted Mueller in an interview with Axios published Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russian Federation probe

Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russian Federation probe Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that President Trump has "every right" to be "deeply" frustrated that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. Mr Giuliani added the president may be within his legal rights to obstruct justice if he wishes. "Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort now facing charges over an alleged tax evasion an... [Full Article...]

Trump takes aim at Koch brothers amid clash over tariffs

Trump takes aim at Koch brothers amid clash over tariffs Donald Trump enters the RNC to deliver a speech in Cleveland. The decision for now to stay out of a pivotal 2018 Senate race will likely send shockwaves through the Republican Party and fits with a broader theme from the Koch network's summer meeting that the network feels like it has been "taken for granted" by the GOP. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe election rocked by claims of Chamisa ‘assassination plot’

Zimbabwe election rocked by claims of Chamisa ‘assassination plot’ After first indicating it would release presidential vote totals on Wednesday, the electoral commission said it would wait until Thursday, adding that agents for the more than 20 candidates must verify them first. "The longer it lasts.the more a lack of credibility will arise in Zimbabwe", said Elmar Brok, a European Union lawmaker who heads the bloc's observer mission. [Full Article...]

Trump admin to challenge China in its own backyard

Trump admin to challenge China in its own backyard Australia has reached a deal with the USA and Japan to invest in projects in the Indo-Pacific region, and promote economic growth. The US Chamber of Commerce estimates Asian economies are projected to create 50 percent of global GDP in the coming decades and to realise that potential "the countries of the Indo-Pacific will need to attract almost $US26 trillion in capital to fund their energy a... [Full Article...]

Manafort Case 'HAS NOTHING TO DO' with Russia Collusion, President Trump

Manafort Case 'HAS NOTHING TO DO' with Russia Collusion, President Trump Chad Day and Eric Tucker, The Associated Press •. The prosecutors claimed that the detail and attention paid to each item Tuesday would prove that Manafort directed payment for each and that they were each personal rather than business expenses, and that detailing specific expenditures and how he paid for them was necessary to demonstrate Manafort's income, which they say he underreported on his... [Full Article...]

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

U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence will greet 55 flag-draped cases of what are believed to be the remains of American service members killed in the Korean War during a ceremony today at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu. The DPAA Laboratory at Hickam Air Force Base , Hawaii, is the first USA stop for the recently returned remains. North Korea is continuing to build new missi... [Full Article...]

Trump wants attorney general to end Russia probe

Trump wants attorney general to end Russia probe Manafort has spent the past month in prison in Alexandria outside Washington after having his house arrest and $10 million bail revoked by a federal judge for allegedly tampering with witnesses in another pending case. Yet the trial also contains pitfalls for Trump. The trial is expected to last about three weeks. Asonye said Manafort set up more than 30 bank accounts in overseas count... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament

Zimbabwe ruling party wins majority seats in Parliament Zanu-PF has won the majority of seats in parliament after sweeping rural constituencies by huge margins, official results released by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) showed. Zanu PF United Kingdom branch chairperson, Nick Mangwana has already congratulated his party Zanu PF for attaining majority of National Assembly seats, with 72 % of declared by the ZEC. [Full Article...]

Trump’s belief you need an ID to buy groceries becomes a meme

Although photo identification is required for some purchases, such as alcohol or cigarettes, by and large, it's not. At a rally in Tampa, Trump praised DeSantis as "a tough, brilliant cookie" and predicted a win in his race against Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the state's August 28 Republican primary. [Full Article...]

US official says agency warned family separation bad for kids

US official says agency warned family separation bad for kids The witnesses all sat silently. Families that crossed the U.S. border illegally are kept in facilities that resemble "summer camp", a top immigration official said Tuesday. 'Can anyone tell me?' Blumenthal demanded. "Who is responsible for zero tolerance or family separation?" "What went wrong is the children separated from their parents were referred as unaccompanied alien children when i... [Full Article...]

Trump's willingness to meet with Iran is diplomatic over-confidence, Dem says

Trump's willingness to meet with Iran is diplomatic over-confidence, Dem says In May, the United States pulled out of the 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran under which global sanctions were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear program. The foreign ministry spokesman said Trump's offer to negotiate with Tehran contradicted his actions as Washington has imposed sanctions on Iran and put pressure on other countries to avoid business with the Islamic Re... [Full Article...]

Manchin is first Democratic senator to meet with Kavanaugh

Manchin is first Democratic senator to meet with Kavanaugh Republicans have a narrow 51-49 majority in the Senate. He accused Schumer and his colleagues of simply trying to delay the process with the request for documents that would total in the millions of pages. Mr. Paul's support leaves Democrats with only a narrow path to defeating Judge Kavanaugh. Hult said the documents could include Kavanaugh's notes and memos he wrote or commented on that went dir... [Full Article...]

Thieves Use Baby Stroller To Pull Off Brazen Shark Heist At Aquarium

Thieves Use Baby Stroller To Pull Off Brazen Shark Heist At Aquarium The two men and one woman later left the attraction allegedly with a stolen gray horn shark called Miss Helen in tow. They got away in a pickup truck, which was recovered Monday evening. Salvaggio added that local law enforcement is working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to see whether the theft involves federal charges. [Full Article...]


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