• Pakistani MPs elect World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan as next PM
Pakistani MPs elect World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan as next PM

A simple majority in the vote, due to take place in the lower house of parliament on Friday afternoon, will bring Khan one step closer to power ahead of a swearing-in ceremony set for Saturday. In another clip, one news presenter points out how Khan contradicts himself while making political statements - something that the United States president h...

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  • New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for future attacks -prosecutors
New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for future attacks -prosecutors

Siraj Ibn Wahhaj , 40, Lucas Morton, 40, Jany Leveille, 35, Hujrah Wahhaj, 37, and Subhannah Wahhaj, 35 - on $20,000 bond each on Monday evening and ordered them to wear ankle monitors until trial, the Taos County Sheriff's Office announced.

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  • Crash outside parliament in London being investigated as act of terrorism
Crash outside parliament in London being investigated as act of terrorism

Several eyewitnesses said the driver's actions were deliberate. Later images showed police holding the man, dressed in jeans and a black puffer jacket, in handcuffs as roads and Underground stations around parliament were sealed off. The man was arrested after a vehicle crashed into security barriers, injuring some cyclists, but failing to br...

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  • US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Trump tweeted that he supports a free press but much of what the United States press prints is "fake news". Visitors scan front pages of Thursday newspapers at the Newseum in Washington , including The Boston Globe , which spearheaded and coordinated the designated day of day of anti-Trump editorials.

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  • Spain and Italy refuse new Aquarius-rescued migrants
Spain and Italy refuse new Aquarius-rescued migrants

On Monday , Italy's Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli urged the British government to "assume its responsibility" for the people on board, including dozens of unaccompanied minors. Spain agreed to let the Aquarius dock in June, but a Spanish official said Monday that Spanish ports aren't the safest option now because others are closer.

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  • Vienna is the world's most liveable city
Vienna is the world's most liveable city

Vienna scored a "near-ideal" 99.1, beating Melbourne into second place on 98.4. Singapore's score improved in the public healthcare category, where the city-state achieved the highest possible score, the report said. Researchers said wealthy financial capitals such as Paris (19th), London (48th) and NY (57th) tended to be "victims of their...

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  • Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced
Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won't be silenced

It gets more complicated and nuanced, however, if the recording is being used to show that discrimination or retaliation occurred against an employee, she said. Her comments come as Mr Trump yesterday referred to Manigault Newman as "that dog" as she continued a publicity tour to promote her new book depicting Mr Trump as a racist.

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  • Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures
Trump signs defence policy bill with softened China measures

The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which contains the ban that goes into effect across the next two years, covers anything that is a "substantial or essential component of any system". According to the report , Huawei has called the ban a "random addition" to the Defense Bill and has also said that this...

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  • Trump asks if firing means end to Russian Federation probe
Trump asks if firing means end to Russian Federation probe

Goelman said in a statement the FBI's deputy director " overruled " the bureau's Office of Professional Responsibility, FoxNews.com reported . Peter Strzok came under fire for sending text messages promising to "stop" Donald Trump before he became president, while leading the investigation into his campaign.

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  • Hundreds injured as Romanian protests turn violent
Hundreds injured as Romanian protests turn violent

It ended in violence. As a result of the collision 435 people were injured. But the protesters were undeterred, returning on Saturday and again on Sunday. Dragnea was previously convicted of election fraud. Romania is one of the most corrupt countries in the European Union, according to Transparency International .

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  • Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her White House firing
Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her White House firing

The Situation Room is a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, or SCIF, where the nation's most consequential foreign policy decisions are made, and staff are not permitted to bring in mobile phones or other recording devices. "It's a threat. He went on to say that, 'Things could get ugly you.' ..." After turning down the job, she said s...

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  • Kavanaugh confirmation hearings set to start on September 4
Kavanaugh confirmation hearings set to start on September 4

Supreme Court. "He's a mainstream judge". "My team has already reviewed every page of the over 4,800 pages of judicial opinions Judge Kavanaugh wrote , over 6,400 pages of opinions he joined, more than 125,000 pages of records produced from his White House legal service, and over 17,000 pages in response to the most comprehensive questionnaire...

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  • California wildfire forces more than 21,000 to evacuate homes
California wildfire forces more than 21,000 to evacuate homes

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory for most of Southern California through Thursday morning, August 9. The Holy Fire has scorched 18,137 acres and was 5% contained, the forest said on its Twitter page on Friday morning.

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  • Charlottesville marks 1 year since deadly white nationalist rally
Charlottesville marks 1 year since deadly white nationalist rally

The far-right organizer of last year's event , Jason Kessler , dropped a court challenge last month in his attempt to obtain a permit to hold a "Unite the Right 2" rally in Charlottesville on August 12. He admitted there were many lessons to be learned from last year's violence in Charlottesville. "The proposed demonstration or special e...

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  • Aftershock measuring 6.2 is third quake to hit Lombok in week
Aftershock measuring 6.2 is third quake to hit Lombok in week

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian natural disaster that killed almost 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches). Site highlights each day to your inbox. Humanitarian groups say that they are focusing their efforts on reaching these areas which have so far been impassable because of collapsed buildings,...

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  • Trump administration launches Space Force to prepare for 'next battlefield'
Trump administration launches Space Force to prepare for 'next battlefield'

Vice President Mike Pence addressed the Pentagon on Thursday, laying out the case, and the timeline, President Trump's administration is setting for the establishment of a space-specific branch of the us military . Current and former top Air Force leaders have said the new branch could create unnecessary organizational headaches and bureau...

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  • North Korea Lashes Out At Administration Officials 'Going Against' President Trump
North Korea Lashes Out At Administration Officials 'Going Against' President Trump

In the most recent sign of growing frustration between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea criticised senior American officials for insisting that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons first before easing sanctions. But North Korean officials also indicated they are also growing tired of the U.S.'s increasing pressure for full denuclearizat...

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  • UK’s May urges Boris Johnson to apologize for burqa comments
UK’s May urges Boris Johnson to apologize for burqa comments

Giving evidence to the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, Mr Johnson said Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been "training journalists" at the time of her arrest, even though she maintained she was on holiday. Mr Johnson branded the burka "oppressive" and said it is "weird and bullying to expect people to cover their faces". Conservative peer Sayeeda...

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  • Mike Pence expected to announce plans for ‘Space Force’ in U.S
Mike Pence expected to announce plans for ‘Space Force’ in U.S

Actions by US adversaries make it clear that space is already a warfighting domain, the vice president said . Defense Secretary Jim Mattis - who had earlier opposed the idea - had issued a preliminary report calling for the creation of an assistant secretary of defense for space, establishment of a special operations force that would be trai...

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  • Sen. Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers To Visit The Capitol
Sen. Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers To Visit The Capitol

The Kentucky Republican said after meeting with members of the foreign affairs committee for Russia's upper house of parliament that he invited them to come to the USA capital. "They're not going to admit it in the same way we're not going to admit we were involved in the Ukrainian elections or the Russian elections", he said.

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  • Britain to request extradition of suspected Novichok attackers from Russian Federation
Britain to request extradition of suspected Novichok attackers from Russian Federation

The report comes after it was revealed last month that investigators believed they had identified the suspected perpetrators of the attack and were sure they were Russian. " We do not trust such unverified bogus media reports at all ", the embassy said. Russian Federation refused to extradite the suspects even after Litvinenko died from polon...

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  • Five South Africans caught up in deadly Indonesia quake are safe: Dirco
Five South Africans caught up in deadly Indonesia quake are safe: Dirco

The island, famous for its white sandy beaches and clear waters, is located near the epicentre of the 6.9 magnitude quake on Lombok that struck on Sunday evening. TRT World speaks with journalist Kanupriya Kapoor , who is reporting from Lombok, on how some locals in the affected areas are having to fend for themselves.

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  • Two hurt as Israel hits Gaza targets over 'arson balloons'
Two hurt as Israel hits Gaza targets over 'arson balloons'

A Palestinian shot by Israeli forces on the Gaza border four months ago has died, the health ministry in the coastal enclave has said. "Hamas is losing its capability to attack Israel every day". Israel made a decision to erect a sea barrier in 2014, when several Hamas gunmen tried to enter Israel by sea but were shot dead by soldiers. There are ...

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  • Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause Middle East 'chaos'
Germany warns US Iran sanctions could cause Middle East 'chaos'

Thousands of Iranians have rallied in recent days to protest mounting unemployment and a dramatic drop in the currency, blaming the regime-not the United States-for months of economic turmoil, a Politico reporter said Wednesday. European countries , hoping to persuade Tehran to continue to respect the deal, have promised to try to lessen the bl...

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  • Mossad accused of killing top Syrian rocket scientist
Mossad accused of killing top Syrian rocket scientist

Aziz Azbar, the head of the Syrian Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf, and a leading scientist in the development of medium- and long-range missiles, was killed along with his driver in a bombing on August 4th night, according to reports.

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  • Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial
Gates Takes Stand In Manafort Trial

Gates also admitted he embezzled money from his boss - something Manafort's attorneys have alleged for months. Gates said he repeatedly lied to hide the bank accounts and, at Manafort's direction, he would classify money that came in as either a loan or income to reduce Manafort's tax burden.

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  • Melania Trump backs LeBron after president attack
Melania Trump backs LeBron after president attack

James had said worse about the president. "I like Mike!" Trump tweeted . In addition to his comments on James, Rodgers also voiced support for NFL players who have elected to kneel during the national anthem, saying that much of the anger over the protests misses "the point of what this was all about".

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  • Protesters target nail salons after broomstick brawl footage goes viral
Protesters target nail salons after broomstick brawl footage goes viral

In the video , captured by someone at the salon, a group of the workers can be seen surrounding a woman, Christina Thomas . Neighbors are protesting an East Flatbush nail salon after police arrested a worker and a customer accused of brawling there.

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  • PM Narendra Modi mourns Karunanidhi's death; will be in Chennai tomorrow
PM Narendra Modi mourns Karunanidhi's death; will be in Chennai tomorrow

Karunanidhi , 94, was admitted to the hospital on July 28 and his condition worsened on Monday. Karunanidhi began his political career at the age of just 14 and participated in anti-Hindi movements. He was one of the senior most leaders of India. When Mr Annadurai died in 1969, Mr Karunanidhi, then in his 40s, took over leadership of the DMK....

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  • Wildfires the size of Los Angeles may be California's worst
Wildfires the size of Los Angeles may be California's worst

The fires, known as the Mendocino Complex , are burning around 100 miles north of San Francisco. Water, used in protecting homes and other structures and for dumping on flames from airplane tankers and helicopters, is critical but secondary to the larger manual efforts of clearing unburned vegetation to remove it as potential fuel around a fire'...

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