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World Trump Yanks Brennan's Security Clearance; May Pull Others, Too
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On Wednesday, Trump revoked Brennan's security clearance , which had allowed the ex-spymaster to continue to access classified documents since he resigned last January. "I just think that he has not fulfilled the responsibilities of the president of the United States". A former Central Intelligence Agency deputy director, John McLaughlin, speaking on MSNBC after Sanders read out the names, said, "the message that goes out is be careful what you say" about Trump.

World Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan
Author: 0 Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan

Trump's claims of no collusion are, in a word, hogwash", Brennan wrote . More information as it develops... Trump said he revoked Brennan's authorization for making what he called "a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations" about his administration and engaging in "frenzied commentary" that sought to " sow division and chaos ".

World Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state
Author: 0 Worst floods in a century kill 67 in India's Kerala state

Indian carriers Air India Express, Jet Airways and IndiGo also operate services to Kochi from Doha. Heavy rain, landslides and the flood have claimed nearly 40 lives so far. Vistara has gone a step ahead and announced special flights from Delhi and Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram-the airline doesn't fly to the airport but has introduced these temporary flights in wake of the crisis.

World U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
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US President Donald Trump has tweeted that the " fake news media" is the "opposition party", while calling it "very bad" for the US. Some newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle , wrote editorials explaining why they weren't joining the Globe's effort.

World Trump To Soldiers: It's A New Day For The US Military
Author: 0 Trump To Soldiers: It's A New Day For The US Military

The us media noted that the draft budget, in particular, involves the allocation of funds to counter the influence of Russian Federation. McSally made the trip across the country to the Army's Fort Drum and was rewarded with a shout-out from Trump, although not an endorsement.

World Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni
Author: 0 Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni

United States forces in Kabul denied reports that the highway had been blocked by the insurgents, saying Afghan forces remained in control of the area and were carrying out a clearance operation targeting militants. The onslaught was the latest attempt by the Taliban to overrun an urban centre, and comes as pressure increases on the insurgents to begin peace talks with the government to end the almost 17-year-old war.

World Afghan army makes significant gains against Taliban in Ghazni
Author: 0 Afghan army makes significant gains against Taliban in Ghazni

A suicide blast in a mainly Shi'ite area of Kabul killed at least 48 people on Wednesday, the latest in a wave of attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians, soldiers and policemen over recent days. "The extreme human suffering caused by the fighting in Ghazni highlights the urgent need for the war in Afghanistan to end", the top United Nations official in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, said in a statement.

World European Union seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants
Author: 0 European Union seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

Although arrivals in Italy of rescued migrants smuggled from Libya have sharply dropped off this year compared with previous years, some 600,000 reached Italian ports in the past few years. Cargo and other commercial vessels often have plucked migrants to safety from deflating rubber dinghies and rickety wooden boats. MSF said Aquarius informed Italian, Maltese, Tunisian, Libyan maritime authorities of its activities.

World QUALITY ALERT: Wildfire smoke brings regional health warning
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The smoky haze hovering over Western Washington is not common for this time of year, even with wildfire season in full effect. And it's bad if not worse in north Washington due to smoke moving south from Canada. As the Miriam Fire rages on near White Pass, visibility in that region has largely been obscured as well, said U.S. Forest Service recreation planner and wilderness manager Andrea Durham.

World Government's ambitious healthcare scheme to be launched on September 25
Author: 0 Government's ambitious healthcare scheme to be launched on September 25

For the next three decades, India is going to guide and speed up the world economy". There is now no role for middlemen or traditional power brokers in the capital in influencing Governmental decisions, he said . The ambitious Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families.

World Defense Team Rests in Paul Manafort Case
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The move by Manafort's defense team means the six-woman, six-man jury in Alexandria, Va., is now slated to hear closing arguments Wednesday morning and could begin deliberating later that day. On Monday, the vice president of Federal Savings Bank, Jim Brennan, testified he knew Manafort lied about his finances when he applied for $16 million in loans from the bank.

World Hundreds injured after pier collapse during Spanish pop festival
Author: 0 Hundreds injured after pier collapse during Spanish pop festival

Rescue workers say there was chaos when boards buckled and concert-goers began sliding into the sea. The five people who were seriously hurt did not have life-threatening injuries but had broken bones and some head injuries, the regional health minister in the northwestern region of Galicia , Jesus Vazquez Almuina, told local radio.

World Report IDs over 1,000 victims of priest abuse
Author: 0 Report IDs over 1,000 victims of priest abuse

Other grand juries previously detailed similar abuse in the Altoona-Johnstown and Philadelphia dioceses. The lengthy report , released Tuesday afternoon, investigates clergy sexual abuse in six dioceses dating back to 1947. He said the grand jury identified about a thousand victims, but believed there may be many more. In Australia, a bishop has been found guilty of covering up sexual abuse.

World Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 20 killed
Author: 0 Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 20 killed

The current maintenance required on the highway bridge, which was built 51 years ago, was up to date, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said, citing the company who oversees the crumbled section. One eyewitness, who gave his name as Andrea Rescigno and said he was in his vehicle at the time of the bridge collapse, said in a phone interview with Genoa TV station Primocanale that he saw "cars and trucks plunging into the void".

World Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike
Author: 0 Mourners bury Yemeni kids killed in coalition strike

In 2016 , a Saudi attack on a funeral procession in Yemeni capital Sana'a, using the Raytheon Mark 82 general-purpose free-fall bomb, had killed 140 people. The head of the Houthis' supreme revolutionary committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, attended the funeral and blamed the United States "for this crime and all the crimes that have been committed against Yemen", the Houthi-held al-Masirah TV said.

World Blast in Northern Syria Kills 39
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Among those killed in the blast were a dozen children, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) has said. On Sunday morning, rescue workers used a bulldozer to remove rubble and extract trapped people, the correspondent said.

World Space Force to become sixth branch of armed forces
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Dodge noted that creating a Space Force now, instead of waiting for the future, would allow the U.S.to "Keep pace with and [go] beyond the abilities of potential adversaries to the United States". However, the creation of the Space Force will reduce the spread of these responsibilities, putting under a singular branch of the military. Trump's tweet, coupled with the fact that his supporters have reportedly broken out in " space force " chants during recent rallies, have clearly been the ...

World Is it a lake or sea? Five nations sign landmark Caspian agreement
Author: 0 Is it a lake or sea? Five nations sign landmark Caspian agreement

The heads of five Caspian countries signed a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, a historic document for the region, developed for two decades, since 1996. This is the reason there has been so many disagreements over how to divide some of its huge oil and gas fields. The Caspian is believed to hold some 50 billion barrels of petrol and 300 000 billion cubic metres of natural gas.

World Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota
Author: 0 Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota

All but one of them occurred in heavily Republican territory. In an interview on CNN's "New Day" on Thursday, Michigan congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib said she would be unlikely to vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker if Democrats retake the House.

World Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot
Author: 0 Small plane crashes into Utah house, killing pilot

At 7:30 p.m., the night before, Youd had been arrested for assaulting his wife and was released on bail, police said. He then requested an officer escort him to the home so he could pick up some belongings, and did so without incident. Youd's wife as well as a boy were inside the house at the time of the crash. Dramatic photos show the charred wreckage of the white plane which had disintegrated on impact.

World Highway bridge collapses in Genoa in northern Italy
Author: 0 Highway bridge collapses in Genoa in northern Italy

Italy's transport minister has described the incident as "an enormous tragedy". The bridge was built on the A10 toll motorway in the 1960s and was restructured in 2016. Television images showed the viaduct in the mist with a huge chunk missing. The private broadcaster Sky TG24 said that a 200-meter section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed over an industrial zone.

World Auto crashes into barriers outside Houses of Parliament, driver arrested at scene
Author: 0 Auto crashes into barriers outside Houses of Parliament, driver arrested at scene

There is no ongoing chase. A man has been arrested after a vehicle crashed into the security barriers outside the British Houses of Parliament. There was no update provided on the people's conditions. At 0737 hours today, a auto was in collision with barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. "I was walking on the other side [of the road]. I turned around and I saw a silver auto driving very fast close to the railings, maybe even on the pavement".

World One Year After Charlottesville, Protests Shift to Washington
Author: 0 One Year After Charlottesville, Protests Shift to Washington

Trump, who previous year faced universal criticism for stating there were "very fine people on both sides" of the Charlottesville rally, tweeted an equivocating message in anticipation of the rally. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. He returns to the theme again and again, especially to rid himself of negative headlines on other subjects .

World Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September
Author: 0 Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Cho, the chief of the South Korean delegation, said the two sides also "talked a lot" about global sanctions meant to punish the North for its development of nuclear weapons, but he didn't elaborate. Using a proverb describing a very intimate friend to refer to inter-Korean ties, Ri added: "We have opened an era where we are advancing hand in hand rather than standing in each other's way".

World Trump Signs Bill Named After McCain, But Doesn't Mention Senator Once
Author: 0 Trump Signs Bill Named After McCain, But Doesn't Mention Senator Once

It's the earliest in the year that Congress has completed an NDAA in more than 20 years. Trump has lifted an earlier ban on USA companies selling to ZTE, allowing China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business and putting him at odds with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers.