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World News Qatar praises Turkey-Russia deal to 'demilitarize' Idlib
Author: 0 Qatar praises Turkey-Russia deal to 'demilitarize' Idlib

The chief military investigation department of the Russian Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case into the crash of Russia's Il-20 plane above the Mediterranean Sea, committee spokesperson Svetlana Petrenko told reporters. Foreign powers involved in the protracted conflict - including Israel and Russian Federation - operate hotlines to exchange operational details to avoid one side accidentally attacking the other's forces.

World News Trump says USA considering permanent military presence in Poland
Author: 0 Trump says USA considering permanent military presence in Poland

Duda extended the invitation during a one-on-one meeting with Trump at the White House that focused heavily on the United States presence in Poland as the country faces Russia's increased military activities in the region. "We're looking at it from the standpoint of number one, military protection, for both countries, and also cost". The two are expected to discuss trade, the military and security, according to the White House.

World News DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin
Author: 0 DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

Keely Arthur of CNN affiliate WISC said about 50 police cars and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are at the scene . Madison College also sent out a statement: "There is no active threat on campus at this time". 19, 2018. There are 34 stores and restaurants in the center that were temporarily closed, Kautzky said. Police then took those employees into a nearby hotel to speak with them about the incident.

World News Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Ramadan also said the deal offers the Syrian government and Russian Federation one of their main demands, which is securing the highway that passes through Idlib and links northern Syria with other cities. Idlib and surrounding areas is home to over 3 million Syrians, and an estimated 60,000 opposition fighters. "Jointly with Russian Federation, we will spare no effort to free these territories from all radical groups".

World News Here's how Paul Manafort might be helpful to the Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Here's how Paul Manafort might be helpful to the Russian Federation investigation

On Friday (Saturday NZT), prosecutor Andrew Weissman said in court that Manafort had struck a "cooperation agreement" and would plead guilty to charges related to his Ukrainian political consulting work. Vin Weber of Mercury LLC, and the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Whether Manafort ultimately implicates the president remains to be seen.

World News Anita Hill responds to allegation against Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Anita Hill responds to allegation against Kavanaugh

Ford told the Post that she made the decision to come forward publicly after watching her story be made public without her permission. The committee's Republican chairman, Chuck Grassley, scheduled a vote on Thursday on whether to recommend that the full Senate confirm Mr Kavanaugh for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court.

World News In the United Kingdom, looking for new suspects in the poisoning Skrobala
Author: 0 In the United Kingdom, looking for new suspects in the poisoning Skrobala

She asked Petrov and Boshirov what they were doing in the United Kingdom, and the two men claimed that they were told the small town of Salisbury was just a nice place to visit. Last night a Russian government spokeswoman rejected the claims and suggested that the website must have links to Western intelligence agencies because its information about Petrov and Boshirov's passports had come from a database which was not publicly available.

World News Strong winds but warmer weather ahead as ex-hurricane Helene hits
Author: 0 Strong winds but warmer weather ahead as ex-hurricane Helene hits

The alert says that "injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible". Storm Helene is forecast to impact the United Kingdom with powerful gusts reaching 70mph and heavy rain from around 6pm this evening. The spokesman said: "Helene is still over the Atlantic but it's weakening and we're a lot more confident of what's going to happen". A spell of strong winds is expected, initially mainly in the far southwest of England and across western Wales.

World News Eliud Kipchoge breaks world marathon record in Berlin
Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge breaks world marathon record in Berlin

The 33-year-old broke the world record by the biggest margin since Derek Clayton beat it by two minutes and 24 seconds in 1967. "They say you can miss it twice but not third time". I had to focus on the work I had put in in Kenya and that is what helped push me. Gladys Cherono won the women's race in 2 hours, 18 minutes and 11 seconds, a new women's record for the Berlin marathon.

World News Second set of no-deal Brexit documents published
Author: 0 Second set of no-deal Brexit documents published

Traders say many investors are reluctant to take out big directional bets on sterling because of the uncertainty about where the Brexit negotiations are headed. He said the government was stepping up its contingency planning. - The UK Government will guarantee funding for all projects receiving grants from the EU's Regional Development Fund.

World News Fellow Republicans Disagree With Trump on Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Fellow Republicans Disagree With Trump on Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump has been "overly criticized" for his response to the deadly storm that struck Puerto Rico past year, but neither the president nor his critics should be politicizing the tragedy, Rep. He was reacting to President Donald Trump's tweets that dispute the projected death toll from Hurricane Maria previous year. "My teams knew about it but first they will say, "no we cannot use them, ' months later water was no good for human consumption", he tweeted".

Author: 0 Donald Trump’s autumn visit to Ireland postponed

Mr Trump was apparently planning to spend a day in Dublin before travelling to Doonbeg, Co Clare, where he owns golf links. The U.S. President had planned to visit Dublin, and his five-star West Clare resort, on November 12th and 13th. According to Independent.ie , sources have said Trump's whole European itinerary is under review with the Irish trip definitely cancelled. RTE also said the visit had been cancelled.

World News Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote
Author: 0 Anti-immigrant party wins 20% in Sweden vote

A separate exit poll by TV4 also had the main blocs in a dead heat, but only gave the Sweden Democrats 16.3 per cent. "Even if the blue parties do a deal with the Sweden Democrats to take power, it will still be the same politics". Many Swedes began to worry about an erosion of "humanitarian values" as the Sweden Democrat party rose in popularity. Sweden's centre-left governing bloc is neck-and-neck with the centre-right opposition alliance in the country's general elections , ...

World News British jihadists must flee Syria or fight as Idlib offensive looms
Author: 0 British jihadists must flee Syria or fight as Idlib offensive looms

Howitzers and armored cars were also headed for the border with Syria's Idlib province on Monday, according to state-run Anadolu Agency, and the army reinforced 12 outposts on Syrian territory where Turkish soldiers along with Russians and Iranians monitor flare-ups of violence, according to reports.

World News Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London
Author: 0 Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London

According to sources, the Sharif family has chose to bring back Kulsoom's body to Pakistan , it said. Nawaz had been at her husband's side throughout his decades-long political career, which saw him become prime minister of Pakistan three times while facing military coups, prison and exile.

World News Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence
Author: 0 Airlines Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

Beyond the damage from wind and high surf, Hurricane Florence is anticipated to slow over the Carolinas where it might dump up to 30 inches of rain over quite a bit of North and SC. On Sunday, South Carolina's state emergency management agency tweeted it was "preparing for the possibility of a large-scale disaster". States of emergency were declared in the Carolinas, Virginia and Maryland.

World News Florence becomes hurricane; SE should prep for 'major hit'
Author: 0 Florence becomes hurricane; SE should prep for 'major hit'

As a rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast coast , behind it Hurricane Helene , Tropical Storm Isaac and one other potential tropical storm are all brewing. Besides devastating storm surge and winds, catastrophic flooding is possible from Virginia to the Carolinas. The system will move over the Yucatan Peninsula, and emerge into the Gulf by mid-week.

World News ‘Plaid Shirt Guy’ Draws Attention For Facial Expressions At Trump Rally
Author: 0 ‘Plaid Shirt Guy’ Draws Attention For Facial Expressions At Trump Rally

It includes news footage saying Tester helped write the bills, side by side with images of Trump praising their passage. Many people referred to Linfesty as the "man wearing a plaid shirt" till the time he was identified . An unnamed woman walked up and told the young man he was being replaced, as were his friends. He was barred from the Billings rally - but it's unclear at this point whether he's also banned from other functions across the state.

World News North Korea stages huge parade, but holds back on advanced missiles
Author: 0 North Korea stages huge parade, but holds back on advanced missiles

According to Xinhua news agency, Mr Li said that no matter how the worldwide and regional situation changes, China's firm commitment to the consolidation and development of bilateral ties will not change. "@FoxNews This is a big and very positive statement from North Korea". That's a big departure from February's parade, when it displayed its Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile , believed capable of reaching the US, and a number of other formidable missiles and the ...

World News Brazil Presidential Candidate Stabbed At Rally
Author: 0 Brazil Presidential Candidate Stabbed At Rally

He was carried by his supporters to a vehicle, clutching his side. Bolsonaro, who is known as Brazil's Donald Trump , is in stable condition, according to his son, Flavio Bolsonaro. The polls suggest he will get the most votes in the first round of the October presidential elections if former President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva remains blocked from standing, but he is unlikely to win a run-off.

World News Syria’s Idlib under ‘violent’ air strikes
Author: 0 Syria’s Idlib under ‘violent’ air strikes

Furthermore, just a year ago, Brett McGurk - the USA government's Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL (Daesh, ISIS) - called Syria's Idlib province "the largest Al Qaeda safe haven since 9/11, tied directly to Ayman al-Zawahiri [current leader of Al Qaeda]".

World News Death toll from Hokkaido quake revised to 9
Author: 0 Death toll from Hokkaido quake revised to 9

Some 1.6 million residents across Hokkaido remain without power. In Atsuma, a town of about 4,600 people, 26 were still unaccounted for. Eight people are reported to have died, according to local media, while there are around 40 now missing.

World News Fate of Syria's Idlib in balance at Tehran summit
Author: 0 Fate of Syria's Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

The two men, shown arriving by plane by Iranian state television, were due to hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rohani. More than 3 million people live in the Idlib area and U.S. It has also created border security zones in northern Syria and has several hundred troops deployed at 12 observation posts in Idlib. Trump shifted his public tone on Syria within a matter of weeks, as the US and its allies launched missile strikes against Syria in April over a chemical attack against ...

World News Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump
Author: 0 Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump

Only this time the stakes are allegedly much higher. The Times op-ed, anonymously authored and published on Wednesday, sparked a firestorm in Washington and a tweet storm from the president, who simultaneously accused the author of "treason" while questioning whether he even exists.

World News Trump slams Sessions over Republican lawmakers' indictment
Author: 0 Trump slams Sessions over Republican lawmakers' indictment

Both congressmen have pleaded not guilty in their cases. The announcement also signals that the Justice Department is paying attention to the growing movement to challenge Facebook and Google's market power. After the recusal, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the probe, which Trump calls a "witch hunt".

World News Myanmar: UN human rights chief calls for immediate release of Reuters reporters
Author: 0 Myanmar: UN human rights chief calls for immediate release of Reuters reporters

Defendants Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were entrapped by police officers who planted classified documents on them to disrupt their reporting into human rights atrocities in western Rakhine state, according to their defense. They told the court they had been invited to dinner by police in Yangon, who handed them documents. A number of countries including the USA, UK and Bangladesh among others as well as human rights groups have demanded the immediate release of the journalists, reported Al ...

World News Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says
Author: 0 Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says

A man who was told no more tickets were available for an Ice Cube concert at a California racetrack was shot Sunday night by a sheriff's deputy after the man fired a gun into a crowd. The exchange of gunfire occurred just before Ice Cube was set to take the stage as part of Del Mar's Summer Concert Series, his performance set to be the last show of the summer schedule.

World News Former Vice President Biden to lead memorial tribute to McCain
Author: 0 Former Vice President Biden to lead memorial tribute to McCain

At the church, a choir from the Jesuit-run Brophy College Preparatory school that two of McCain's sons attended sang " Amazing Grace ". Email a copy of "Dermer to Represent Israel at Upcoming Memorials for Late Sen". As the 11-vehicle motorcade with a 17-motorcycle police escort made its way toward the church, people along the 8-mile (13-kilometer) route held signs that read simply "McCain", and cars on the other side of the highway stopped or slowed to a crawl in apparent tribute.

World News Twitter drags Trump-backed Florida candidate for racist comment
Author: 0 Twitter drags Trump-backed Florida candidate for racist comment

During an appearance on MSNBC, guest Mark Thompson compared the comments to calling Gillum a rascist label. Florida is the country's third most populous state after California and Texas and will be a decisive vote in the next presidential election , where the USA president won by just one percentage point in 2016.

World News Washington Honors The Late John McCain
Author: 0 Washington Honors The Late John McCain

They set the casket atop President Abraham Lincoln's catafalque, a wooden structure that has been used in several ceremonies in past years and McCain's former colleagues looked on. The benediction was delivered by Rear Admiral Barry Black, the Senate chaplain who referred to McCain as a drum major: "May the life of this American patriot inspire us to see you more clearly, to love you more dearly, and to follow you more almost each day".

World News USA must share its intelligence on Syria rebels, says Turkey
Author: 0 USA must share its intelligence on Syria rebels, says Turkey

The ministry said the maneuvers will focus on antiaircraft, antisubmarine, and demining exercises. Russia , an ally of Syria, has provided military assistance to Syrian dictator President Bashar al-Assad to reestablish power in the country after it faced violence from the Syrian Civil War beginning in 2011 and the growth of ISIS.

World News Here's a Long List of Top Democrats Saying
Author: 0 Here's a Long List of Top Democrats Saying "Monkeying Around" — FLASHBACK

Andrew Gillum's defeat of Gwen Graham for the Democratic nomination for governor was no surprise at all for his supporters in the progressive movement and African American communities. They're seeking to succeed Gov. Rick Scott , who can't run for re-election because of term limits. "Big Election Wins last night!" To be sure, the Florida primary has gotten a lot of attention because of the nominations of DeSantis and Gillum.

World News Trump blames China for Korea talks breaking down
Author: 0 Trump blames China for Korea talks breaking down

Donald Trump has said there is no reason to spend a lot of money on war games with South Korea , but warned he could "instantly" relaunch the exercises and they would be " far bigger than ever before ". North Korea is seeking an end-of-the-war declaration as a prelude to negotiating a formal peace treaty to replace the armistice that halted the war. President Trump appears to be blaming China for derailing a U.S.

World News Jacksonville shooting victims include former SoCal football player
Author: 0 Jacksonville shooting victims include former SoCal football player

A pro " Madden " player from Kettering, Ohio who once starred on ESPN's " Madden Nation", he used his body to protect younger players who were taking cover, according to Fox 45 Now . He said authorities believe 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore carried out the attack with at least one handgun at the Jacksonville Landing, a complex of eateries and shops on the St.

World News Reality Check: When should the US flag fly at half mast?
Author: 0 Reality Check: When should the US flag fly at half mast?

He was widely respected across the country, and across party lines. Following the senator's death , Trump posted a tweet that offered his "deepest sympathies and respect" to McCain's family but made no mention of McCain's storied service in the military and in the Senate.

World News United States senator John McCain dead at 81
Author: 0 United States senator John McCain dead at 81

Notably just a year ago, Mr McCain was the decisive "no" on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But he and running mate Sarah Palin lost to Barack Obama . Later, his will broken by beatings, Mr McCain signed a confession. But his recovery from that episode taught him to trust himself, he later wrote. Back on McCain's Arizona ranch, the senator gave Collins an extensive nature tour of the property.

World News McCain Requested Obama And George W. Bush Deliver Eulogies At Funeral
Author: 0 McCain Requested Obama And George W. Bush Deliver Eulogies At Funeral

McCain will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland. "I want, when I leave, that the ceremony is at the Naval Academy". "Some lives are so vivid, it's hard to imagine them ended", Bush said in a statement . Bush said. "Some voices are so vibrant, it is hard to think of them stilled".

World News 'State of shame': Pope Francis asks for forgiveness for abuse in Ireland
Author: 0 'State of shame': Pope Francis asks for forgiveness for abuse in Ireland

Speaking to the press Sunday on his flight back to Italy from Ireland, Pope Francis said , "I will not say a single word on this", although he added that after some time passes, "I may speak". The National Catholic Register and another conservative site, LifeSiteNews , published the letter attributed to Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano on Sunday as the pope was wrapping up a two-day visit to Ireland.

World News AUSTRALIA: Julie Bishop resigns as foreign minister
Author: 0 AUSTRALIA: Julie Bishop resigns as foreign minister

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and National Drought Coordinator Major-General Stephen Day are greeted by Australia's Minister for Agricultre and Water Resources David Littleproud after arriving at Quilpie on August 27, 2018. Meanwhile, Turnbull, the outgoing Australian Prime Minster said, "we are the most successful multicultural society in the world, and I have always defended that and advanced that as one of our greatest assets", he said.

World News US Senator John McCain is dead
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain is dead

Pham Gia Minh, a 62-year-old businessman who signed the condolence book at the embassy, said he witnessed Vietnamese civilians being killed by the U.S bombings of North Vietnam, including on Christmas in Hanoi in 1972, but he admired McCain for overcoming the hard past to build better ties between the two countries.

World News Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists
Author: 0 Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists

Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone were probing the September 2017 massacre of 10 Rohingya men and boys in Myanmar's Rakhine state a week after the military launched a sweeping crackdown on members of the stateless Muslim minority. The council created the mission in March a year ago - almost six months before a string of deadly rebel attacks on security and police posts set off a crackdown that drove Rohingya to flee into neighbouring Bangladesh.

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