• Charlottesville protesters demonstrating against racism on one-year anniversary of deadly rally
Charlottesville protesters demonstrating against racism on one-year anniversary of deadly rally

President Trump was at his golf club in New Jersey during the protests , but he tweeted about the rally Saturday. Police shielded the small group of white nationalist demonstrators from several thousand enraged counter-protesters. "We have got to fix this, or we'll be right back here in no time", Bro told the crowd. Fighting broke out between...

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  • Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats
Greek cat sanctuary hiring caretaker to live on island, supervise 55 cats

But the artist's unusual advert - and the enticing pictures of God's Little People Cat Rescue , her non-profit sanctuary on the island - has gone viral "in the truest sense of the word". "From experience the job is most suitable for someone 45+ years of age, who's responsible, reliable, honest, practically inclined - and really, with a heart of go...

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  • Trump encourages Harley boycott, calls overseas production plan bad move
Trump encourages Harley boycott, calls overseas production plan bad move

President Donald Trump on Sunday encouraged a boycott of Harley-Davidson after the company announced it would move some of its motorcycle manufacturing to Europe. American demand for motorcycles has waned while foreign interest has grown. The company plans to invest up to $825 million as part of its " More Roads to Harley-Davidson" strategy, w...

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  • Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle
Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle

The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known but authorities said the F-15s did not bring the plane down. The man was suicidal, and there was no connection to terrorism, Ed Troyer, a spokesman for the sheriff's department, said on Twitter.

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  • Turkey to launch action plan to avert financial collapse
Turkey to launch action plan to avert financial collapse

In early European trade on Monday, the lira was trading at 6.6 to the dollar, a loss of another 3.3 per cent on the day but recovering from even sharper losses in earlier Asian trade which it struck a record low of 7.2362 to the dollar. He indicated that the entire alliance between Turkey - which joined North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in 1952 ...

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  • Erdogan vows to defy USA 'threats' after currency crash
Erdogan vows to defy USA 'threats' after currency crash

Turkey's lira also plunged before recovering slightly to 6.4 against the dollar. The dispute between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies has caused the Turkish lira to crash as low as 7.22 against the United States dollar. "We will not surrender", Erdogan asserted. A delegation led by Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Onal fail...

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  • Trump authorizes doubling of tariffs on Turkey's steel, aluminum
Trump authorizes doubling of tariffs on Turkey's steel, aluminum

An important emerging market, Turkey borders Iran, Iraq and Syria and has been mostly pro-Western for decades. Turkey's economy is regarded as fragile because of its high debt, which the worldwide Monetary Fund estimates is 50 percent of its gross domestic product.

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  • Ukraine could replace Canada to supply wheat to Saudi Arabia
Ukraine could replace Canada to supply wheat to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has a legal system based on Islamic Sharia Law derived from the Qur'an and Sunnah has been harshly criticised for its treatment of women and minorities. "Russia has refused and continues to refuse any attempt to politicize human rights issues", said the Press Secretary for Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova.

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  • Omarosa's Book 'Riddled With Lies And False Accusations,' White House Says
Omarosa's Book 'Riddled With Lies And False Accusations,' White House Says

Shah was responding to Manigault Newman's appearance on the CBS' reality show Celebrity Big Brother in which she harshly criticized Trump and others in the administration. Omarosa also writes that Trump used racial slurs to refer to Kellyanne Conway's husband, George Conway ; George Conway tweeted today that the claim is "absurd" and "n...

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  • Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president
Memo shows Kavanaugh resisted indicting a sitting president

Grassley , R-Iowa, announced on Friday. The memo, tucked toward the end of almost 10,000 pages released Friday, provides greater insight into Kavanaugh's views on executive power that are expected to feature prominently in his Senate confirmation hearings.

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"Manhattan Madam" testified before grand jury in Mueller probe Friday

An associate of Stone's, Andrew Miller , was supposed to testify before the grand jury but failed to appear and was held in contempt. The Washington Post reports that U.S. When she ran for governor in 2010, Stone ran her campaign. Rosenstein appointed Mueller after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation.

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  • Erdogan Tells Turks to Buy Crumbling Lira as Trump Turns the Screws
Erdogan Tells Turks to Buy Crumbling Lira as Trump Turns the Screws

Erdogan appealed to a crowd in the city of Bayburt to exchange dollars and gold for Turkish lira to prop up the plunging currency. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on citizens to convert other currencies and gold into lira. Turkey, home to the Incirlik air base which is used by United States forces in the Middle East, has been a North Atla...

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  • Newspaper: Conservatives to investigate Boris Johnson's burqa comments
Newspaper: Conservatives to investigate Boris Johnson's burqa comments

Rowan Atkinson has stepped into the Boris Johnson row, saying that the former Foreign Secretary should not apologise for saying that women in burkas looked like "letterboxes" and " bank robbers " - because the remarks were amusing. "The burka and niqab are disgusting tribal ninja-like garments that are pre-Islamic, non-Koranic and therefore un-M...

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  • PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace
PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace

In a recent interview with the press, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut - who has often been coined "anti-Pakistan" - surprised the media when she softened the stance on Pakistan and commented that she was full of hope because of Imran Khan.

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  • No room in United States for 'neo-nazism', says Ivanka Trump
No room in United States for 'neo-nazism', says Ivanka Trump

August 12th, 2018 marks one year since Heather Heyer was tragically killed by a neo-nazi in Charlottesville in a violent ordeal known as the "Unite the Right" rally. . Violence broke out between the white supremacist groups and counterprotesters and resultedin the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer. "We don't see no riot here", activists chante...

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  • Turkey's partnership with U.S. in jeopardy, Erdogan warns
Turkey's partnership with U.S. in jeopardy, Erdogan warns

This economic uncertainty had rattled Turkey's already shaky economy, and the lira had dropped a number of times since the beginning of August. The two governments have been at odds over a wide range of topics - from diverging interests in Syria, to Turkey's ambition to buy Russian defense systems, and the case of evangelical pastor Andrew B...

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  • Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally
Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Trump's tweet on Saturday faced criticism on social media as some jumped on the his wording of "all types of racism ", after his claim past year that "both sides" were responsible for the violence. The counter-demonstration organized by Lance's Shut It Down D.C. coalition will feature minority, immigrant and other groups targeted by white n...

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  • Erdoğan urges Turks to sell dollars and euros to support lira
Erdoğan urges Turks to sell dollars and euros to support lira

The lira , which has lost a third of its value this year, fell on his comments and was trading at around 6.05 to the dollar after he spoke, almost 9 percent weaker on the day. "The dollar, the mollar, will not cut our path", said Erdogan, using a figure of speech he repeatedly uses to mock something. Erdogan on Thursday portrayed the currency ...

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  • Judge Halts Deportation, Warns Jeff Sessions
Judge Halts Deportation, Warns Jeff Sessions

During today's hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan , word came that the government had put a mother and her daughter who are plaintiffs in this case on a deportation flight to Central America - despite assurances in open court just yesterday that no plaintiff would be deported before midnight tonight.

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  • Charlottesville on High Alert on Anniversary of White Nationalist Rally
Charlottesville on High Alert on Anniversary of White Nationalist Rally

Lee that still stands. Only one organizer of last summer's rally in Charlottesville seems intent on publicly marking the anniversary . Ralph Northam and the city of Charlottesville declared states of emergency ahead of this weekend's anniversary.

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