• 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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  • Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off
Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

On Monday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir criticized Canada's calls to free arrested civil society activists as a position built on "misleading" information. Harbash added that the kingdom is cautious about not harming any student, adding that the ministry will assist them by pushing the deadline for them to leave the country, and will make ...

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  • Manafort’s ‘right-hand man’ to testify in fraud trial
Manafort’s ‘right-hand man’ to testify in fraud trial

Laporta said she later regretted her actions but at the time didn't want to risk losing a lucrative client. She also said she knew the returns weren't accurate. None of the charges that Mr Manafort faces at trial relate to the investigation into possible collusion in 2016 between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • Rick Gates Set to Testify Against Ex-Boss Paul Manafort
Rick Gates Set to Testify Against Ex-Boss Paul Manafort

On day five of the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, Gates was asked by the prosecutor whether he had committed any crimes with Mr Manafort, and he said: "Yes". Aside from admitting to the false expense reports , Gates said he also created a fake letter to an investment company for a different colleague, Steve Brown.

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  • Five people killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot
Five people killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

The FAA tweeted that a Cessna 414 declared an emergency landing and crashed in a mall parking lot near the John Wayne Orange County Airport. The car's owner was fortunately inside the mall shopping when their auto was hit. The plane went down around 12:30 p.m.in the 3900 block of Bristol Street in Santa Ana, the OCFA said, adding that the Costa Mes...

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  • Advisors Reportedly Telling Trump to Stop Tweeting About the Trump Tower Meeting
Advisors Reportedly Telling Trump to Stop Tweeting About the Trump Tower Meeting

President Trump asserted that the Trump Tower meeting was a routine part of politics and was "totally legal and done all the time ". "I did not know about it!" the President tweeted . Donald Trump Jr, along with his father, US President Donald Trump , and others in the administration have downplayed the importance of the meeting.

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  • Denmark fines woman $202 for wearing face veil
Denmark fines woman $202 for wearing face veil

Both women received fines for public disorder, he said. According to paper a 28-year-old woman is Friday afternoon as the first in Denmark aimed at the masking ban that entered into force on 1 August. On Wednesday, hundreds of people took to the streets of Copenhagen in protest with demonstrators openly wearing facial coverings in opposition to...

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  • Mother charged with murder for throwing 4-year-old daughter in river
Mother charged with murder for throwing 4-year-old daughter in river

Joe's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. At about 4:06 p.m., police began getting calls about a child in the river, according to WFTS-TV (Tampa Bay). A photo taken by a neighbor showed a woman wading in the middle of the river, slowly walking back to shore. She was taken into custody and charged with murder.

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  • Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18 - ministry
Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18 - ministry

The Interstate Aviation Committee, which oversees civil aviation in much of the former Soviet Union, said the Mi-8 helicopter collided with the load being carried by another helicopter. A criminal investigation is under way. 'Utair's Mi-8 helicopter 25640 was flying from Vankor to Kharkasale, ' said an spokesman for Russia's emergencies ministry.

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  • United States pledges $300 million in security funding for ASEAN nations
United States pledges $300 million in security funding for ASEAN nations

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) strengthen today their links on occasion of the 15th anniversary of the foundation of the strategic association between the parts. 3, 2018. The agreement is the first step in solving various territorial disputes in South China Sea . Pompeo told reporters he had raised concerns at the...

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  • China trade war back in focus
China trade war back in focus

But they have rejected changing technology development plans they see as a path to prosperity and global influence. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump directed the increase from a previously proposed 10 percent duty because China has refused to meet U.S.

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  • Judge orders noisy convict's mouth to be sealed with duct tape
Judge orders noisy convict's mouth to be sealed with duct tape

Video shot and edited by Fox 8 shows Williams speaking in court while Judge John Russo repeatedly scolds him for talking and tells him to be quiet. I don't even remember me going to a trial. Russo later defended his order, telling Fox8 he knew Williams was " someone who liked to speak ", and that he gave him more than a dozen warnings to stop ...

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  • Burning money: The facts on California's soaring cost to fight wildfires
Burning money: The facts on California's soaring cost to fight wildfires

The 11-day-old Carr Fire , which has scorched almost 127,000 acres (54,000 hectares) in the scenic Shasta-Trinity region north of Sacramento, remains the largest and most fearsome of 18 significant wildfires burning across California and more than 100 nationwide.

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  • Trump tweet on Muller probe opinion not order: White House
Trump tweet on Muller probe opinion not order: White House

Taking to Twitter to complain about the federal Russian Federation investigation, which focuses on the 2016 presidential campaign, Mr Trump said Mr Sessions "should stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now, before it continues to stain our country any further".

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  • Duterte witnesses wrecking of luxury vehicles at Port Irene
Duterte witnesses wrecking of luxury vehicles at Port Irene

Since his election in 2016, President Duterte has cited his fight against corruption to justify his brutal war on drugs , purging of journalists and mass dismissal of government officials . The government maintains that it must destroy the vehicles, rather than sell them to raise funds, because the used auto market is rife with corruption and e...

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  • Those not in draft NRC are intruders, opposition should clear stand: Shah
Those not in draft NRC are intruders, opposition should clear stand: Shah

Several other survivors of the "Nellie Massacre", which killed around 2,000 people from more than a dozen villages, gave accounts of burying bodies in a mass grave now partly under water. India does not have a deportation pact with Bangladesh, however, and the government has said it would decide on the fate of those eventually deemed foreigners in ...

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  • Legal experts weigh in on 3D printed guns debate
Legal experts weigh in on 3D printed guns debate

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley later told reporters it's illegal "to own or make a wholly plastic gun of any kind, including those made on a 3-D printer ". He said on Twitter he was looking into the idea of a company providing plans to the public for printing guns. A 1988 federal law - drafted with NRA support - barred the manufacture,...

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