• Everything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia-Canada fallout
Everything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia-Canada fallout

On one hand, it would be a bad scenario to cancel the arms deals, but on the other, many human rights groups have criticized Canada's decision to sell armoured vehicles to a regime with a "horrible human rights record ", Juneau said . "I will say Canada is very comfortable with our position". "We are always going to speak up for human rights, w...

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  • #JustIn: Kaliagnar M. Karunanidhi Passes Away At 94
#JustIn: Kaliagnar M. Karunanidhi Passes Away At 94

Karunanidhi , who was demanding a separate state flag for Tamil Nadu since 1970, ensured that chief ministers of states' who weren't allowed to hoist the national flag during Independence Day celebrations until 1974, were given the right to do so.

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  • Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect
Once-eased United States economic sanctions against Iran back in effect

Iranian officials in general are downplaying the impact of those sanctions, with President Rouhani labeling them " psychological warfare ", and saying that their goal is to cause chaos across the region. The renewed sanctions are part of the broader strategy under Trump aimed at cutting off the Iranian leadership's access to resources. Israeli ...

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  • Trump casts midterm elections as a personal referendum
Trump casts midterm elections as a personal referendum

He also brought on-stage Freedom Caucus member and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, who praised the president on his leadership and accomplishments, amid cheers from the crowd saying "speaker of the house". "Republicans have gone from about 30, 31 percent down to about 25 percent", of the electorate, Kasich said . Kasich said Balderson told him, ...

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  • Watch an alleged drone attack on Venezuela’s president sends soldiers fleeing
Watch an alleged drone attack on Venezuela’s president sends soldiers fleeing

Reverol says the second drone crashed into a nearby building and exploded. The US State Department dismissed the accusations while rights group Venezuela Justice said a subsequent purge of the country's armed forces resulted in 150 people being jailed "for political reasons".

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  • Saudi Arabia orders Canadian envoy to leave over criticism
Saudi Arabia orders Canadian envoy to leave over criticism

On Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Twitter she was " very alarmed " by the arrest of civil rights activist Samar Badawi, Raif's sister. Amnesty International Canada secretary general Alex Neve said what has happened is a "clear indication that Saudi Arabia remains determined to rebuff and ignore any efforts to impro...

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  • National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October
National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

Once Obama announced the nomination, however, Hatch joined the rest of the Republican Party in refusing to hold confirmation hearings for Garland, saying that the nominee should be chosen after the 2016 election, and not by a president who was on his way out of office.

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  • 'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund
'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund

In an update on August 3, the Iowa Department of Public Safety wrote that "although Mollie has not been located, the investigation into her disappearance has not slowed". Her parents reported her absence to police on July 19, and since then, authorities have embarked on a thorough search of the town of Brooklyn, Iowa, and its surrounds.

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  • Trump pushes for interview with Mueller against advice
Trump pushes for interview with Mueller against advice

Last year, Sessions recused himself from any investigation related to the 2016 presidential campaigns soon after it came to light that he had failed to disclose during his Senate confirmation hearing contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington .

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  • Kiki Challenge Leaves Iowa Teen with Fractured Skull
Kiki Challenge Leaves Iowa Teen with Fractured Skull

After which the trend is also known as In My Feelings challenge or "doing the Shiggy". The Makor news site said one of the companies has now removed its advert while the other has altered its advertisement. "We were over by the round-about, and I thought it would be a fun idea to do the 'Kiki Challenge , ' " she told the news station. The ...

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  • Zimbabwe warns of crackdown after opposition vote protests
Zimbabwe warns of crackdown after opposition vote protests

Zimbabwean president and leader of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) Emmerson Mnangagwa , one of the 23 candidates on the presidential ballot, blamed the opposition for inciting violence in order " to disrupt electoral process ".

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  • California's Gov. Brown: Wildfires Are Evidence Of Changing Climate 'In Real Time'
California's Gov. Brown: Wildfires Are Evidence Of Changing Climate 'In Real Time'

At a state Office of Emergency Services press conference today, Brown said firefighters would have to adapt to increasingly severe wildfires in the years to come because of climate change. "It's going to get expensive, it's going to get risky, and we have to apply all our creativity to make the best of what is going to be an increasingly bad situat...

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  • Several opposition parties call for fresh elections
Several opposition parties call for fresh elections

Several key parties in Pakistan have begun to coalesce around Imran Khan , paving the way for him to form a majority in the National Assembly and ascend to the premiership. Khan's media team said he had told Modi it was vital both countries focus on pulling millions out of poverty. During this conversation, Imran Khan told Modi that solution...

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  • Zimbabwe says election is clean; opposition is skeptical
Zimbabwe says election is clean; opposition is skeptical

It suggested there was a deliberate effort to delay announcing the results, reflecting deep suspicion about the panel presiding over the election. She said she was confident there was no "cheating" and that the commission will respect the will of Zimbabweans: "We will not steal their choice of leaders".

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  • Trump allies move to impeach Rod Rosenstein
Trump allies move to impeach Rod Rosenstein

The 11 lawmakers accuse the Department of Justice of "intentionally withholding embarrassing documents and information", and allege the agency hid investigative information from Congress, abused the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Act and failed to comply with subpoenas, according to a statement.

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  • Sundial Bridge Covered In Ash And Debris, But Undamaged By Carr Fire
Sundial Bridge Covered In Ash And Debris, But Undamaged By Carr Fire

Cal Fire said the blaze began Monday afternoon and was caused by "mechanical failure of vehicle", although the agency did not elaborate. At least 65 homes had been destroyed, but a walk through at least one neighborhood revealed dozens more reduced to ash and rubble.

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  • Judge Unveils Names of Witnesses With Immunities in Manafort Case
Judge Unveils Names of Witnesses With Immunities in Manafort Case

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III last Tuesday denied Manafort's request to move the trial from Alexandria, in the Washington, D.C., region, to the more sparsely populated southwestern Virginia city of Roanoke. Ellis has questioned Mueller's probe and said Manafort's indictment appeared aimed at leveraging him to provide information on Trump. ...

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  • Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'
Cohen Tapes Erase Attorney-Client Privilege, 'Indication of a Fraud'

At one point during the Ivana discussion, Trump yells out, " Get me a Coke, please! ". Earlier in the conversation Cohen suggested that he "open a company for the transfer of all of that info" to the National Enquirer and its parent company, American Media Inc.

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  • Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump
Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States on Sunday that it could shut down global oil shipments in the strategic Strait of Hormuz if Washington continued to provoke Tehran . "For years, this regime was pampered by the powers and it is good to see that the United States is changing this unacceptable equation", Netanyahu st...

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  • War of words emanates from Tehran after Pompeo speech to Iranian Americans
War of words emanates from Tehran after Pompeo speech to Iranian Americans

When President Trump warned Iran over Twitter on Sunday night about severe consequences for any threats toward the United States, it did not just come out of the blue. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had earlier accused senior Iranian leaders of resembling a "mafia more than a government". The first round of USA sanctions on Iran goes into eff...

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  • Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court
Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court

The Trump administration on Saturday released a set of redacted documents once deemed top secret, the October 2016 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court application and renewals to wiretap Page. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., pauses to speak with reporters as former FBI lawyer Lisa Page is questioned during a private interview with members of the Ho...

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  • Donald Trump says Russian Federation will ‘push hard’ for Democrats during November elections
Donald Trump says Russian Federation will ‘push hard’ for Democrats during November elections

Putin himself acknowledged he wanted Trump to win the 2016 presidential race during a joint news conference with Trump after their July 16 summit in Helsinki . White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, rather than immediately dismissing the idea, told reporters last week that the president would be meeting with his team on the matter...

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  • Trump targets Obama-era critics' security clearances
Trump targets Obama-era critics' security clearances

Brennan, Clapper, Hayden and Rice have all been critical of Trump's foreign policy, including the USA president's embrace of Russian President Vladimir at a summit in Helsinki, Finland. "The fact that people with security clearances are making these baseless charges provides inappropriate legitimacy to accusations with no legitimacy".

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  • Hundreds march after deadly parking spot shooting
Hundreds march after deadly parking spot shooting

He took his 5-year-old with him into the store. The couple's two other children - a 4-month-old and a 3-year-old - were inside the auto with Jacobs, she said . At one point Drejka threatened to shoot Kelly. Community members plan to gather again to honor Markeis McGlockton with a vigil Sunday night. Drejka has a valid Florida concealed wea...

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  • Iran's President warns Donald Trump against 'mother of all wars'
Iran's President warns Donald Trump against 'mother of all wars'

The US secretary of state added: "While it is ultimately up to the Iranian people to determine the direction of their country, the United States. will support the long-ignored voice of the Iranian people". "The regime is also committed to spreading the revolution to other countries, by force if necessary", Pompeo said during a speech at the Rona...

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