• French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port
French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

The Gibraltar government said in a statement the ship could no longer fly a Gibraltar flag from August 20 and should revert back to the "underlying owners' flag", which is Germany. The vessel, Aquarius , rescued migrants from worldwide waters on Friday with the help of Libya. Malta has always insisted that it stood by the global convention, whic...

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  • Man arrested after vehicle crashes into barriers outside Houses of Parliament
Man arrested after vehicle crashes into barriers outside Houses of Parliament

Police said they could not immediately say whether it was a terrorism-related incident or not. Streets around Millbank, Parliament Square and Victoria Tower Gardens have been cordoned off following the crash. "I turned around and I saw a silver auto driving very fast close to the railings, maybe even on the pavement", she reportedly said. Westm...

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  • Donald Trump signs $716B defense authorization bill in NY
Donald Trump signs $716B defense authorization bill in NY

At a ceremony at the U.S. Army's Fort Drum base in NY, . China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday that it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the contents of the U.S. The measure signed by Trump will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years. That measure was seen as targeting China. Mr. Trump, who has feuded ...

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  • Trump, Ivanka condemn racism ahead of right-wing rally
Trump, Ivanka condemn racism ahead of right-wing rally

On the one-year anniversary of the violence in Charlottesville and the killing of Heather Heyer , an anti-Nazi protester allegedly mowed down by a white nationalist, President Trump reminded us he is incapable of treating white nationalism as a singular evil - or of offending his white-grievance-obsessed base.

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  • Foreign scholarships and flights become the latest in Saudi retaliation against Canada
Foreign scholarships and flights become the latest in Saudi retaliation against Canada

In the long-term, Saudi Arabia may find it more hard to attract foreign investors in their effort to meet the Vision 2030 goals. By social-media standards these days, a tweet sent last Thursday by Canada's Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland, was hardly surprising-or a deviation from what other Western governments have said for years about Sa...

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  • Romanians protest government corruption after hundreds injured
Romanians protest government corruption after hundreds injured

The Bucharest-Ilfov Ambulance service said more than 200 people received medical treatment, both protesters and police officers. Tens of thousands of people showed up to protest Friday in front of the Government House in the capital's Victoriei Square, state-run news agency Agerpres reported.

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  • Ghazni Battle: Intense fighting continues as Taliban presses to take Afghan city
Ghazni Battle: Intense fighting continues as Taliban presses to take Afghan city

Residents hid in their homes or attempted to flee the fighting , with basic provisions increasingly scarce and expensive, according to residents and officials . The assault was a major show of force by the Taliban, who had infiltrated deep into the city and attacked from several directions. To hold onto the city in the fierce, daylong fighting,...

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  • Shooter in fatal Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case arrested for manslaughter
Shooter in fatal Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case arrested for manslaughter

McCabe's decision makes Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri's failure to arrest Drejka seem all the more puzzling , since it indicates that the prosecutor not only thinks there is probable cause to believe Drejka's use of lethal force was unjustified (the requirement for an arrest) but also thinks the state can prove that by clear and convincing...

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  • Koreas to hold Pyongyang summit in September
Koreas to hold Pyongyang summit in September

The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and worldwide sanctions.

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  • Local Fisherman And Tourist Killed In Kenya Hippo Attacks
Local Fisherman And Tourist Killed In Kenya Hippo Attacks

Chang Ming Chuang , 65, was with a colleague taking pictures of the hippo on the shores of the lake when the animal attacked. Both were taken to the hospital in Naivasha, about 56 miles southeast of Nairobi , the Kenya Wildlife Service said in a statement.

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  • Iran's Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks, chides govet over economy
Iran's Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks, chides govet over economy

The U.S. government last week reinstated a raft of economic sanctions that had been waived as part of the Iran JCPOA nuclear deal of 2015. President TrumpDonald John TrumpMattis defends reversing his stance on Trump's "Space Force" Pelosi: Trump engages in racism "constantly" Tom Steyer: Pelosi is wrong about Trump impeachment push MORE ...

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  • Turkish Economic Crisis Shakes Global Economy
Turkish Economic Crisis Shakes Global Economy

Tensions have been mounting between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over Ankara's detention of several Americans and other diplomatic issues. Erdogan's remarks also knocked back investors' expectations of a rate hike from the central bank. But Erdogan advised Turks not to worry. " Turkey's economic dynamics are solid, stron...

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  • Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions
Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions

While ratcheting up pressure on Tehran, the sanctions are worsening rifts between the United States and European allies, and other world powers, which say they remain committed to the nuclear deal, and will not comply with the USA sanctions.

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  • Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States
Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States

He also ruled out the possibility of any military confrontation with the United States, Iranian state TV reported . The US reinstated certain economic sanctions against Iran last week, with President Trump promising more to come in November.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages
Federal Bureau of Investigation fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

Mr Strzok is the third high-profile FBI employee who had been involved in the Russian Federation and Clinton investigations to be fired since Mr Trump took office. ABC News has reached out to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a response. That would have put him on thin ice if he were commit another offense.

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  • NAFTA talks with Mexico drag on due to autos sticking points
NAFTA talks with Mexico drag on due to autos sticking points

Their Tariffs and Trade Barriers are far too high. Will tax cars if we can not make a deal!" he said. The same post referenced NAFTA talks between the U.S. Would Canada come in when the bilateral talks are completed, he was asked. Ultimately, the degree of integration in NAFTA might make US tariffs against the Mexican and Canadian auto sectors ...

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  • In wake of critical book, Trump calls ex-staffer ‘a lowlife’
In wake of critical book, Trump calls ex-staffer ‘a lowlife’

Manigault Newman apparently secretly recorded this conversation with Kelly in the White House Situation Room, in which electronic devices are supposed to be barred. The Washington Post reported Friday that after being fired, Manigault Newman declined a $15,000-a-month job offer from President Donald Trump's campaign, which came with a nondisclos...

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  • ‘Meet the Press’ Plays Tape of John Kelly Firing Omarosa Manigault Newman
‘Meet the Press’ Plays Tape of John Kelly Firing Omarosa Manigault Newman

In her book, Manigault Newman paints a damning picture of President Donald Trump , including claiming without evidence that tapes exist of him using the N-word as he filmed his The Apprentice reality series, on which she co-starred. Meanwhile, the GOP's official Twitter account blasted her. Also, during the Meet the Press interview , Todd ...

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  • Arms depot blast in Syria's Idlib province kills 39 - monitor
Arms depot blast in Syria's Idlib province kills 39 - monitor

Meanwhile, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that there were still dozens of people missing. On Sunday, rescuers in Sarmada used bulldozers to remove the rubble and pull out trapped people, an AFP correspondent in the town near the Turkish border reported.

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  • Baltimore Police Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Beating Unarmed Man
Baltimore Police Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Beating Unarmed Man

From words to repeated blows, cell phone video captures the officer repeatedly punching a man outside a business on the city's east side before eventually taking him to the ground. "So what? Don't touch me", the African American man shouts, slapping the officer's hand away. "It's just gratuitous violence that's unnecessary and does no good for the ...

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