• Sen. Graham Thinks President Trump Will Fire Attorney General Sessions Following Midterms
Sen. Graham Thinks President Trump Will Fire Attorney General Sessions Following Midterms

Sessions, a former Republican senator from Alabama, was among the earliest and most high-profile supporters of Trump during a GOP primary campaign in which the mogul was shunned by most elected officials in Washington. But Sessions has shown a conscience in one notable area that has put him at odds with Trump: the independence of the Justice Depa...

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  • Democratic National Committee calls in Federal Bureau of Investigation after new hacking attempt
Democratic National Committee calls in Federal Bureau of Investigation after new hacking attempt

With spear phishing, hackers can easily reach multiple targets and increase their chances of just one staffer mistaking a fake login page for the real thing and providing the hacker with their username and password. Working with NPG VAN, the DNC's contractor for VoteBuilder, Lord said the group agreed collectively that what it was seeing was a al...

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  • British-Iranian aid worker temporarily released from Tehran jail
British-Iranian aid worker temporarily released from Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has vehemently denied the allegations against her, was reunited with family members - including her four-year-old daughter - after being freed from the capital's Evin Prison. She is now with her family in Damavand and has been reunited with her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella. Former foreign secretary Boris Johnso...

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  • China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon
China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

A senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday he expects Taiwan's last ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, will switch to Beijing soon. Beijing protested last week when Tsai spoke publicly in Los Angeles - the first Taiwan president to do so for 15 years - and has also complained about recent friendly overtures from the...

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  • 'Dog in the manger' policy: Kerala on Centre's refusal to foreign help
'Dog in the manger' policy: Kerala on Centre's refusal to foreign help

The UAE is among countries such as Qatar (Rs 35 crore) and Maldives ($50,000) that have offered financial assistance for relief and rehabilitation, following the floods that have devastated the state. It might be recalled that the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has in a series of tweets expressed his gratitude to UAE for their generosity. Isaac...

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  • Michael Cohen said he paid hush money at 'direction' of Trump
Michael Cohen said he paid hush money at 'direction' of Trump

Earlier on August 21, a federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia, found Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort , guilty on eight counts of bank and financial fraud. And they expose, through the criminal information filed against Cohen in court, that he acted with Trump and his allies, including David Pecker, the CEO of the National Enqui...

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  • Suspect killed after knife attack in France
Suspect killed after knife attack in France

The minister said he wasn't considered to be someone engaged in terrorism. 'He disappeared into a house when police arrived at the scene, and when he came out he was shot'. Collomb said counter-terrorism prosecutors were not at this stage in charge of the investigation but were following it closely. Collomb tweeted: "My first thoughts are wit...

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  • Facebook identifies new influence campaigns ahead of midterms
Facebook identifies new influence campaigns ahead of midterms

Some of the content Facebook removed could be traced to groups previously connected to the GRU, Russia's primary military intelligence agency. Although the investigation was still in progress, the social media network added, the campaign appeared to be targeting people across multiple internet services in the Middle East , Latin America , the...

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  • How Iran welcomes American Tourists without the US Government ever knowing
How Iran welcomes American Tourists without the US Government ever knowing

Bolton noted that the U.S. has acted militarily twice since Trump came to power in Syria when Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons, and that as Assad gets ready for another offensive campaign in the Idlib province, there should be no ambiguity that the U.S.

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  • Xi meets Malaysian PM, calling for better ties in new era
Xi meets Malaysian PM, calling for better ties in new era

However, some of that money has already been paid and could be hard to recoup. Mahathir views those projects - which are worth more than 22 billion dollars and include a major rail link - as "unfair". Both the ECRL and two pipeline projects that China agreed to call off were initiated during Najib's time. Some Southeast Asian nations have bec...

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  • Islamic chief Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage ‘jihad’ in purported new audio
Islamic chief Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage ‘jihad’ in purported new audio

The recent audio message comes after Baghdadi's last recording which had surfaced in September 2017 in which the terrorist had called on IS followers to "burn" their enemies and target "media centers of the infidels". Al Baghdadi was said to move around with only a small group of followers. Reuters was unable to verify whether the voice on the r...

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  • Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull clinging on amid fresh leadership challenge threat
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull clinging on amid fresh leadership challenge threat

I have never given in to bullies", he added. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clung to power on Thursday as senior ministers deserted him. "If anyone needs to depart from this place, it is not the parliament, it is this government of Australia who has lost the confidence not just of its own backbench, not just of the opposition, you...

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  • Trump wants study on SA land debate
Trump wants study on SA land debate

South Africa will ask the USA embassy to obtain clarification on President Donald Trump's tweet about the country's land policy. President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson Khusela Diko said the President has asked the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu to engage diplomatically with the USA on Trump's comments.

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  • Strong 7.3 magnitude natural disaster rocks Venezuela but little damage reported
Strong 7.3 magnitude natural disaster rocks Venezuela but little damage reported

United States Geological Survey geophysicist Jessica Turner said the quake's depth would have dampened some of the shaking. In downtown Caracas , concrete from the top floors of the unfinished "Tower of David" skyscraper fell to the sidewalk, forcing firefighters to close off traffic.

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  • Ex-Pres. Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme
Ex-Pres. Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme

His plea came as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight charges in his financial fraud trial stemming from the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign.

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  • President Trump: 'I Allowed McGahn to Cooperate in Probe'
President Trump: 'I Allowed McGahn to Cooperate in Probe'

Mr Trump said the newspaper made it seem like Mr McGahn had turned on the president - as White House counsel John Dean had in the Watergate investigation of former president Richard Nixon - "when in fact it is just the opposite". Mr Dean, who has criticised Mr Trump in recent years, voiced support for Mr McGahn. "There is no attorney-client p...

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  • Treasurer Scott Morrison 'preparing to run against Peter Dutton'
Treasurer Scott Morrison 'preparing to run against Peter Dutton'

Mr Albanese, who warned against previous Labor leadership spills, told the Nine Network the Australian public should be angry about the behaviour of Peter Dutton , who is seeking to topple Malcolm Turnbull for the Liberal leadership.

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  • Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties
Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties

Environment Canada meteorologist Matt MacDonald told the Courier Aug. 15, that a substantive spell of wet and windy weather is needed to even make a dent in the horrific air quality plaguing huge swaths of land from California to Alaska. According to the app "Sh**t!" Forrest Tower, an information officer with the BC Wildfire Service, said smoke...

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  • Slain Iowa student’s aunt on immigrant suspect: ‘Evil comes in every color’
Slain Iowa student’s aunt on immigrant suspect: ‘Evil comes in every color’

She was spending her summer off from college working as a day camp counselor and dog-sitting for her boyfriend's older brother. He said he received a Snapchat from her that night. An undocumented immigrant , Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, was later convicted on gun charges related to Steinle's death. Although she understands their pain and agrees th...

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  • PM: No policy change towards China
PM: No policy change towards China

Ties have been strained since a stunning election victory returned Dr Mahathir to power in May and he then suspended unpopular Chinese projects authorised by former premier Najib Razak. On Saturday, Mahathir toured the campus of Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba Group in the eastern city of Hangzhou, met with the company's founder, Jack Ma , a...

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