• Three dead in Zimbabwe protests over alleged election fraud
Three dead in Zimbabwe protests over alleged election fraud

The results of the race are expected on Saturday and the European Union mission says a more detailed statement on how the election results were handled will be released soon. It alleges that the governing Zanu-PF party has rigged Monday's elections. "He threatened to shut down Harare", Masimirembwa said. The first parliamentary results trickled i...

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  • Ex-Trump aide Manafort goes on trial in Russian Federation probe
Ex-Trump aide Manafort goes on trial in Russian Federation probe

This tweet also begs the question: does Trump sympathize with Al Capone? While prosecutors are not expected to address the question of possible collusion between Mr Trump and Russia, Mr Manafort's case is widely viewed as a test to the legitimacy of Mr Mueller's ongoing probe, which Mr Trump has continually dismissed as a "witch hunt".

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  • Iran's parliament summons Rouhani as economy falters under US pressures
Iran's parliament summons Rouhani as economy falters under US pressures

Mr Trump made the suggestion in response to a question from a reporter at the White House on Monday. There are many similar examples; what they all have in common is that the United States usually believes that it is too strong to ever offer Tehran any concessions and doing so would ultimately undermine America's standing.

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  • US says remains returned by North Korea likely American
US says remains returned by North Korea likely American

At Hickam, Vice President Mike Pence and Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, will preside at what is called an "honorable carry" ceremony before the remains go to the DPAA's forensic labs in Hawaii to begin the painstaking work of identification.

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  • Trump ‘looking into’ Americans 3D-printing own guns
Trump ‘looking into’ Americans 3D-printing own guns

Before the ruling, President Trump sent a tweet saying, "I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public". Senators added their voices later in the day, urging the president to reverse the settlement decision. "There are 3-D printers in public colleges and public spaces and there is the likelihood of potential irreparable harm...

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  • North Korea Offered Little Help to Identify Remains
North Korea Offered Little Help to Identify Remains

Foreign-policy experts have remained skeptical about North Korea's intentions, given its history on withdrawing from prior agreements. More than 35,000 Americans were killed on the Korean Peninsula during the war and around 7,700 of them are still considered missing, including 5,300 in North Korea alone.

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  • Facebook takes down suspected Russian network of pages
Facebook takes down suspected Russian network of pages

Mark R. Warner (D-Va.). Trump later amended that, saying he was "very concerned" about Russian interference in the election. Facebook identified influence activity around at least two issues, including a counter-protest to a "Unite the Right II" rally set next week in Washington.

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  • Shark stolen out of aquarium in baby stroller
Shark stolen out of aquarium in baby stroller

The female shark was returned to the aquarium just after 9 p.m. Monday. "[The suspects] didn't stop, and they left", Salvaggio said. Police tracked down the pickup truck on Monday evening. "The bad part", the spokesman said is that the suspect whose house it was "is gonna go to jail because he wanted this shark more than he needed it".

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  • Now Trump Says He Is Willing to Negotiate on Border Wall Funding
Now Trump Says He Is Willing to Negotiate on Border Wall Funding

And that promise is to build a wall on America's southern border with Mexico. A shutdown was avoided in March after Congress approved a United States dollars 1.3 trillion spending package that would fund the government through the end of September.

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  • White House downplays report of North Korea building new missiles
White House downplays report of North Korea building new missiles

Last Friday, North Korea returned what were said to be dozens of remains of American soldiers missing from the 1950-53 Korean War, something Kim promised during his summit with Trump. The football-field-size building surrounded by a high wall and high-rise residential towers was externally completed by 2003, according to historical satellite phot...

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  • Trial Begins for Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort
Trial Begins for Trump’s Ex-Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

The decision to drop the appeal comes one day before Manafort's criminal trial is scheduled to begin in Virginia federal court. To avoid paying hefty taxes, prosecutors say, they set up secret shell companies and offshore accounts to funnel their Ukrainian proceeds disguised as "loans" to US accounts to buy multimillion-dollar properties and lu...

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  • North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles
North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles

Newly obtained evidence, including satellite photos taken in recent weeks, indicates that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe classified intelligence.

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  • Paul Manafort’s trial is a test for special counsel Robert Mueller
Paul Manafort’s trial is a test for special counsel Robert Mueller

On Tuesday morning, he was set to travel about 100 yards, from the Alexandria Detention Center to the Albert V Bryan courthouse in Virginia , for the first day of his trial on multiple felony charges including tax fraud, bank fraud and conspiracy.

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  • AG sues to bar online 3D printer gun plans
AG sues to bar online 3D printer gun plans

News Talk 870 describes Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson as "gleefully" preparing to add his name to the list of AGs suing Wilson. In the meantime, Wilson has reportedly been stockpiling new weapon designs, as well as working on a computer-controlled mill known as the Ghost Gunner that can automatically make functional AR-15 rifle parts...

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  • No rigging in first election since end of Mugabe rule, official says
No rigging in first election since end of Mugabe rule, official says

A senior opposition official and lawyer, David Coltart, said he was afraid of double voting and a possible repeat of the 2002 presidential election when thousands were disenfranchised when polling stations closed before some could vote. President Mnangagwa is on record saying Zimbabwe had come of age politically and had nothing to hide to the out...

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  • Calls for fresh elections in Pakistan amid rigging claims; United States criticizes 'flaws'
Calls for fresh elections in Pakistan amid rigging claims; United States criticizes 'flaws'

In an interview with CNBC television on July 30, Pompeo said the United States looked forward to engagement with the government of Pakistan's expected new prime minister, Imran Khan , but said there is "no rationale" for a bailout that pays off Chinese loans to Pakistan.

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  • Meeting with USA official ended with positive signals: Taliban
Meeting with USA official ended with positive signals: Taliban

But the department has not denied that its diplomats had taken part in such talks - a significant shift in USA strategy toward the Taliban in Afghanistan. NYT noted that the Taliban have long maintained an informal "political office" in Doha for the objective of restarting the long-dormant peace process.

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  • Police say 3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting
Police say 3 killed, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

The New Orleans police department responded to the incident on Saturday evening about three miles from the French Quarter. The pair then fled the scene on foot. Initial reports show two victims have died and multiple victims have suffered gunshot wounds. A person could be heard grieving near the scene. There was no immediate word on the conditions...

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  • Powerful 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia: USGS
Powerful 6.4-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia: USGS

Helicopters and rescue teams on foot have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani, which is crisscrossed with hiking routes popular with tourists. The epicentre was 30 miles (50km) outside the main city of Mataram and had a depth of 4.4 miles (7km), the US Geological Survey said. Fathurrahman said many injured people who were treated...

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  • India leaves 4 million off Assam citizens' list, triggers fear
India leaves 4 million off Assam citizens' list, triggers fear

People wait to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district, Assam state, India, July 30, 2018. The residents, mostly Muslims of Bangladeshi origin, were deemed "stateless" as India published its draft list of citizens deemed to have entered the country before 1971, when...

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  • New report highlights government shortcomings in MH370 mystery
New report highlights government shortcomings in MH370 mystery

Police didn't find any data that showed a similar route flown by Flight 370 and concluded that there were "no unusual activities other than game-related flight simulations", Kok said. "We have examined the pilot, the flight officer". "We are not of the opinion it could have been an event committed by the pilots", he said, but added they were not ...

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  • Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire
Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire

He had added that the next bilateral meeting between the two would take place next year. The Russian leader has said he is game for a trip to Washington - but his answer came only after Mr Trump retracted his invitation for a meeting in the autumn.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions, House leadership defend Rod Rosenstein against impeachment threat
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, House leadership defend Rod Rosenstein against impeachment threat

The House conservatives - led by Meadows, Judiciary Committee member Jordan and Nunes - haven't let up on their complaints that Rosenstein and the Justice Department have hidden documents and text messages, engaged in abuse of federal warrants and routinely defied congressional subpoenas.

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  • Carr Fire: Park employees save 50 vulnerable animals by taking them home
Carr Fire: Park employees save 50 vulnerable animals by taking them home

The Carr Fire in Shasta County grew rapidly Thursday night, ravaging several small communities as it began burning into Redding, a city of about 95,000 people around 120 miles south of the California-Oregon border. Fire officials warned that the blaze would probably burn deeper into urban areas before there was any hope of containing it. Braden Va...

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  • Oil jumps after Trump warns Iran of grave 'consequences'
Oil jumps after Trump warns Iran of grave 'consequences'

It would be an "obvious mistake" to negotiate with the United States as Washington was unreliable, Khamenei added according to his website. "Could it be that Trump is trying to use Iran to distract us from whatever he's up to with Russian Federation?" he asked.

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  • U.S. to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor
U.S. to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

Turkey on Wednesday moved from jail to house arrest an American pastor who has spent nearly two years imprisoned on terror-related charges, in a controversial case that has ratcheted up tensions with the United States . "While he is out of jail he is still not free", said the vice president. "I know that his faith will sustain him, but it sho...

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  • Met Office issues new warning for thunderstorms tonight
Met Office issues new warning for thunderstorms tonight

Mr Burkhill added: "The heat and humidity means there is a lot of energy in the air and a high risk of intense thunderstorms". The highest temperature recorded so far this year is 33.3degC at Santon Downham on July 23. "Large hail and strong, gusty winds are also likely and combined could lead to hard driving conditions as a result of spray and s...

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  • The Issue Raised By Cohen’s Trump Tape
The Issue Raised By Cohen’s Trump Tape

Rudy Giuliani told Laura Ingraham it was "outrageous" for Cohen to tape his client surreptitiously and "foolhardy for them to try to yell and scream and make believe what's on the tape". Giuliani, the public face of Mr. Trump's legal team. "But the media also knows that ultimately no one will care". Earlier this week, Avenatti told Hill Repor...

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  • Old anti-Obama tweets go viral after Trump threatens Iran
Old anti-Obama tweets go viral after Trump threatens Iran

Oil prices rose Monday after President Donald Trump delivered Iranian President Hassan Rouhani a frenzied threat on Twitter , promising in all caps that Iran would suffer grave " consequences " if it continued to threaten the US. A long-time critic of the historic 2015 nuclear deal with Iran , Trump walked away from the agreement this May....

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  • Trump's Concerted Campaign To Provoke Iran
Trump's Concerted Campaign To Provoke Iran

The tweet in all-caps followed an apparent warning by Rouhani, in which he asked the US President to "not play with the lion's tail, because you will regret it eternally". The Iran nuclear deal was signed between six countries in 2015 - Iran, US, Britain, Germany, Russia, France, and China- for lifting economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for...

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