• 18 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan
18 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

The Italian non-governmental organisation Medici con Africa Cuamm wrote on its website that an Italian doctor named Damiano Cantone, who had been on his way to work at a children's hospital in Yirol, was among the survivors. David Subek, the chief executive officer of the country's Civil Aviation Authority, confirmed the crash although he did not m...

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  • Sen. Booker speaks in Austin following ‘Spartacus moment’ during Kavanaugh hearings
Sen. Booker speaks in Austin following ‘Spartacus moment’ during Kavanaugh hearings

Minutes later, three more women - the activists were almost all women - were removed as they shouted "Vote no on Kavanaugh!" and "My daughter has the right to choose!" The votes are there even if Collins of ME and Murkowski of Alaska vote against him, as there are some red state Democrats such as Joseph Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitka...

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  • Senior Tories slam Boris Johnson
Senior Tories slam Boris Johnson

Its existence infuriated allies of the former Foreign Secretary, who accused Conservative headquarters of dirty tricks created to undermine his criticism of her Chequers plans for Brexit. In his most outspoken comments about her negotiating strategy, Mr Johnson said: "It is a humiliation". MP Sarah Wollaston said she would consider leaving the pa...

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  • Trump threatens tariffs on all imports from China
Trump threatens tariffs on all imports from China

To a certain extent its going to be up to China, Trump said. "That changes the equation". FILE PHOTO: Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington , U.S., August 16, 2018. This morning on Twitter , Trump urged Apple to build new manufacturing plants here in the United States to avoid the t...

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  • Idlib assault could be worst humanitarian crisis of Syrian civil war
Idlib assault could be worst humanitarian crisis of Syrian civil war

The conflict's three powerbrokers - regime allies Russian Federation and Iran and rebel backer Turkey - agreed at a summit last week to "stabilise" Idlib, but few details emerged on how they would do. That has prompted an estimated 30,452 people to be displaced within Idlib and parts of adjacent Hama province between September 1 and 9, the UN's h...

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  • Trump administration talks with Venezuelan military officers on coup plans
Trump administration talks with Venezuelan military officers on coup plans

The New York Times reported that the talks were the latest developments in the United States government's backchannel work in Latin America that could damage foreign relations - even though officials did not ultimately go through with the coup.

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  • Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court
Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court

On Monday, national security advisor John Bolton announced major changes in how the US will treat the International Criminal Court . "The United States will use any means necessary to protect our citizens and those of our allies from unjust prosecution by this illegitimate court", Bolton said .

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  • France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway
France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway

A passenger waited for his flight, in December 2011, during a strike at Lyon-Saint Exupery airport, central France. Local government press officer Christelle Monteagudo said Monday that the man's motives were unknown and that nothing is being ruled out at this point.

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  • Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea
Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea

That doesn't sound like the doggedness of a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who wants to get an accurate picture of what's happening in the White House , does it? Let's take these revelations in order. Although, the commander-in-chief, the White House and several top Trump administration officials have denounced the book as "fiction" and "fabric...

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  • 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected
7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

The stabbings reportedly took place in the Quai de la Loire district of Paris , located close to the Bassin de la Villette , just before 11pm local time. Petanque players who saw what happened then tried to intervene, throwing metal balls at the attacker. A man is said to have been arrested over the knife spree.

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  • Swedes weigh choices before vote likely to boost far-right
Swedes weigh choices before vote likely to boost far-right

Social Democratic Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's "red-green" left bloc enjoys a razor-thin one-seat lead over the center-right opposition Alliance, with almost 200,000 ballots from Swedes who voted overseas to be counted on Wednesday. With neither main bloc able to command a majority, the Sweden Democrats - who want the country to leave the Europe...

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  • GOP slams Barack Obama for Donald Trump remarks, taking credit for economy
GOP slams Barack Obama for Donald Trump remarks, taking credit for economy

Mr Pence said it was "very disappointing" to see Obama "become so political", when other former presidents have shied away from being too involved once out of office. The seven candidates Obama threw his support behind are from districts that will be crucial for the Democrats if they want to oust the Republicans in California.

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  • Sweden's nationalist party comes second place in elections
Sweden's nationalist party comes second place in elections

The latest opinion poll conducted by pollster Novus for public broadcaster SVT suggested Friday that Lofven's ruling Social Democrats would substantially lose seats, but still emerge as the party with the most votes with an estimated 24.9 per cent of the ballots.

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  • North Korea celebrates 70th birthday in unison
North Korea celebrates 70th birthday in unison

The past two big anniversaries of North Korea's founding, in 2008 and 2013, did not feature the Korean People's Army, only the civil defense units, which are officially called "Worker Peasant Red Guards". North Korea's state-run media continue to remain silent about the military parade. "I think our country should reunified soon and go out into t...

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  • SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence
SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence

The newsletter went out prior to the storm shifting slightly to the north Sunday morning. Hurricane Florence is moving slowly, but steadily, toward the U.S. Risky swells generated by Florence affected Bermuda and have begun to reach parts of the U.S. East Coast, added the NHC. Emergency officials have told residents to expect immediate threats of...

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  • Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for two weeks over Federal Bureau of Investigation lies
Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for two weeks over Federal Bureau of Investigation lies

Joseph Mifsud, an elusive professor considered a missing link between President Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation, may have died during the course of being sought in connection with Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 race, attorneys for the Democratic National Committee claimed Friday.

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  • Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers
Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

In the 2017 confrontation, the affidavit says Guyger was one of two officers called to help another officer. Guyger deployed her Taser before Perez was able to take it from her. "The very Bible says to render to Caesar that which is Caesar so if Caesar says to pay a penalty for a life, then she has to pay". But authorities later obtained new eviden...

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  • At least 7 dead, hundreds hurt after powerful quake hits Japan
At least 7 dead, hundreds hurt after powerful quake hits Japan

Residents watch a road damaged by an quake in Sapporo, Hokkaido , northern Japan , Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The Embassy also reported to the DFA that power is out on the island, the airport was shut down and train movements were suspended.

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  • 10 attacks Obama unleashed on Trump, GOP in midterm speech
10 attacks Obama unleashed on Trump, GOP in midterm speech

In an uncharacteristic move, Obama directly named Trump, saying the current president was a "symptom, not the cause" of broader ailments in the nation's politics. "None of this is conservative", Obama said. "Saying that Nazis are bad?" - his denunciation of the media - "I complained plenty about Fox News. you never heard me threaten to shut them do...

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  • Watergate's Woodward Says Times Trump Op-ed Not up to His Standards
Watergate's Woodward Says Times Trump Op-ed Not up to His Standards

Bob Woodward's new book , " Fear ", is full of damning allegations about the Trump administration. The piece does not entirely condemn Trump's presidency, giving rise to speculation in the capital that the author is someone who generally supports the Republican administration's agenda.

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