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World Trump wants study on SA land debate
Author: 0 Trump wants study on SA land debate

In response to Trump's tweet, a spokesperson for Ramaphosa said Trump was "misinformed" and that the country would be seeking clarification from the U.S. In the post published on Monday (20 August), the institute's Marian L. Tupy said that eighteen years ago Zimbabwe embraced a similar policy. Progress has been slow.

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Author: 0 Government condemns "fake news" after earthquakes hit Trinidad

The powerful quake's epicentre was located 19 kilometres north-northwest of Yaguaraparo in Sucre state, at a depth of 122 kilometres, the USGS said in an update. "At the end of the day we are all our brothers and sisters", he said. Damaged: Broken window panes at Massy Stores, Westmoorings, yesterday after the magnitude-6.9 quake.

World Taiwan set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year
Author: 0 Taiwan set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year

The communique was signed by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Salvadorean Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and El Salvador's Foreign Minister Carlos Castaneda attend a signing ceremony to establish diplomatic ties between the two countries, at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing , China August 21, 2018.

World Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen makes plea deal with prosecutors
Author: 0 Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen makes plea deal with prosecutors

Cohen, as CBS News has previously reported , has been under intense pressure to cooperate with federal investigators. He also gave a television interview to George Stephanopoulos in which he said his loyalties lie with his "family and country first." Cohen didn't actually name Trump, but he did say he did this at the direction of "a candidate", not leaving many other options as to who that might be.

World Malcolm Turnbull REJECTS seven Cabinet resignations as he FIGHTS for political future
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull REJECTS seven Cabinet resignations as he FIGHTS for political future

When asked to rule out a leadership tilt, Mr Morrison put his arm around Mr Turnbull and said: "This is my leader and I am ambitious for him". "I can't ignore the fact that a majority of colleagues in the Liberal Party. Dutton quit as Home Affairs Minister after Tuesday's challenge failed. Dutton has also released legal advice making it clear he is eligible to sit in Parliament after a "spurious and baseless" campaign against him.

World Facebook Is Rating Your Credibility If You Flag Content As Fake
Author: 0 Facebook Is Rating Your Credibility If You Flag Content As Fake

Facebook began to offer users the ability to flag posts as false in 2015, and more recently started to work with third-party fact checkers to review flagged posts . Facebook did not clarify the criteria by which they determine a user's score as a way to keep the system from being manipulated. Facebook relies heavily on users flagging content but, as Lyons notes, people have a tendency to mark things as fake because they don't agree with them or because they are "intentionally ...

World Spokane's air quality improves to unhealthy for some groups
Author: 0 Spokane's air quality improves to unhealthy for some groups

Dr. Trevor Corneil, chief medical officer for Interior Health, the Okanagan's provincial health-care co-ordinator, said Sunday even professional triathletes could struggle if particulate entered their lungs and bloodstream. The largest fire continued to be the 850-square-kilometre blaze moving north from Fraser Lake toward Fort St. James. City officials canceled Ultimate Sports Camp, Adventure Camp and Mobile Recreation on Monday, along with outdoor athletic events.

World Mollie Tibbetts Case Update One Man Charged
Author: 0 Mollie Tibbetts Case Update One Man Charged

At first, Rivera told authorities, he pursued the woman in his auto. Later, he parked the auto and started running near her. The woman was frightened, Rivera recalled. Without context, it becomes hard for readers to discern the influence behind the story, and easy for them to surmise (incorrectly) that there is a trend of undocumented immigrants murdering American citizens.

World Malaysia's Mahathir positive about Belt and Road initiative
Author: 0 Malaysia's Mahathir positive about Belt and Road initiative

Najib courted Chinese investment and was a cheerleader for President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia during his decade-long rule. On Saturday, the 93-year-old leader toured Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, and told Ma that his country wants to explore ways to collaborate further with Alibaba.

World Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths
Author: 0 Man admits wife's murder, blames her for daughters' deaths

The Thayers initially believed a distraught Chris Watts when he claimed he had no idea where his wife and children had gone after they were reported missing on August 13, and he stayed at their home early in the search. Watts first described the conversation with Shannan as civil but later told police that "they were both upset and crying" and she planned to go to a friend's house that day, the court papers said.

World Russian citizen Butina transferred to another jail - attorney
Author: 0 Russian citizen Butina transferred to another jail - attorney

She was not informed of the reason for the move . Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina has been refused proper medical care and deprived of sleep while in US detention, defense lawyer Robert Driscoll told RT Saturday. The trial is the first case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller to go to trial. "It seems as if Washington is trying to force her to cooperate with the investigation by making her living conditions as hard as possible, ' the embassy tweeted on Thursday, adding a ...

World Over Two Million Hajj Pilgrims Prepare to Ascend Mount Arafat
Author: 0 Over Two Million Hajj Pilgrims Prepare to Ascend Mount Arafat

Asefny, for example, is an app launched by Saudi Arabia's Red Crescent to help pilgrims request emergency medical attention. He said: "President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Vice Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, with the cooperation of the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Attah accounted for the successes chalked in the organisation of the pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in 2017 and this year ".

World Iran to continue cooperating with Turkey: FM spokesman
Author: 0 Iran to continue cooperating with Turkey: FM spokesman

Iran's top leader has appointed a new chief for its air force, state-run media reported Sunday. But high tensions resumed after US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of the deal in May, calling it flawed in Iran's favour, and reimposed sanctions.

World Trump says 'most likely' to meet North Korea's Kim again
Author: 0 Trump says 'most likely' to meet North Korea's Kim again

I like him. A lot of people will say: "How could you possibly like him?" The family reunions were included as a clause in the agreement reached between Moon and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during an April summit in which they vowed to address humanitarian issues caused by decades of separation of families in the wake of the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.

Author: 0 Trump invites legal action from John Brennan over security clearance

His comments came two days after he yanked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan , saying he had to do "something" about the "rigged" USA federal probe of Russian election interference. "If my clearances and my reputation - as I'm being pulled through the mud right now - if that's the price I have to pay to prevent Donald Trump from doing this to other people, to me, that's a small price to pay".

World President Trump Praises ICE for Deporting Former Nazi Camp Guard
Author: 0 President Trump Praises ICE for Deporting Former Nazi Camp Guard

He served as a guard at a Nazi forced labor camp during the Second World War. Eli Rosenbaum , who has worked for decades at the Justice Department hunting ex-Nazis, called Palij's deportation "a landmark victory in the US government's decades-long quest to achieve a measure of justice and accountability for the victims of Nazi inhumanity".

World Rockets fired, heavy fighting erupts around Kabul mosque
Author: 0 Rockets fired, heavy fighting erupts around Kabul mosque

Interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said some of the rockets fell near the presidential palace and around embassy compounds and government buildings. "Our leadership feels that they'll prolong their stay in Afghanistan if we announced a ceasefire now", one leader said. The Taliban rejected an Afghan government offer of a ceasefire on August 20 and said they would persist with their attacks, militant commanders said, while insurgents ambushed three buses and almost 200 passengers ...

World Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance
Author: 0 Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance

What is the difference between Eid ul Adha and Eid ul Fitr? Ramadan sees Muslims fast during daylight hours to become closer to God. Have a blessed Eid-ul-Adha. The footage of the overcrowded Dhaka station shows the true extent to which the event is popular among the Bangladeshi community, 86 percent of whom are Muslim.

World Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday
Author: 0 Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

The poor air quality has also been affecting air travel in the province's interior. The air quality level is expected to reach into unhealthy for sensitive groups. "That smoke concentration is just going to increase on Monday and into Tuesday as well, as we await a trough of low pressure to push in during the middle of this week that will hopefully clear some of the air out along coastal British Columbia".

Author: 0 Families separated by Korean War allowed brief reunions in the North

A South Korean participant for a reunion sits inside a bus as she arrives at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the DMZ in Goseong, South Korea , August 20, 2018. For Lee Jong-shik, 81, Monday's reunion was a hard-won second chance to track down his younger brother, Ri Chong Song, after the failure of a 2009 effort when a different individual showed up, to the dismay of the family from the South.

World NZ Minister for Women cycles to hospital to give birth
Author: 0 NZ Minister for Women cycles to hospital to give birth

Genter, who is Minister for Women as well as Associate Transport and Health Minister, posted the news on Instagram this morning. Genter, a Green MP and keen cyclist, chose pedal power for Sunday's one kilometer (0.6 miles) journey from her home to Auckland City Hospital for the delivery.

World Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey
Author: 0 Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey

Unknown gunmen have opened fire at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara in a drive-by shooting that caused no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said Monday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also came out fighting Monday, saying an attack of Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or the Muslim call to prayer.

World U.S. welcomes Afghanistan's latest ceasefire offer to Taliban
Author: 0 U.S. welcomes Afghanistan's latest ceasefire offer to Taliban

Mujahid said top leaders had not declared a ceasefire, but they would release at least 500 prisoners, including members of the Afghan security forces on Monday, a day before Eid celebrations begin. In a statement issued by US Secretary of State Michael Pompei he said: "This plan responds to the clear and continued call of the Afghan people for peace".

World Woman who fell off cruise ship rescued after 10 hours in water
Author: 0 Woman who fell off cruise ship rescued after 10 hours in water

A Croatian rescue ship was scrambled and found the woman on Sunday morning swimming not far from where she was believed to have fallen. 'I'm very lucky to be alive. A Norwegian Cruise Line spokesperson told Starts at 60 that the company was very happy that the woman would soon be reunited with her family and friends.

World Saudi Arabia Warns Possible Floods In Mecca
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Warns Possible Floods In Mecca

The Hajj , which is expected to draw more than two million pilgrims this year, represents a key rite of passage for Muslims and a massive logistical challenge for Saudi authorities - as these stunning images show. Saudi Arabia temporarily opened the land border for Hajj last year, but not this year. Saudi officials reject the accusations and accuse Qatar of trying to politicise the Haj.

World Trump cancels $92M parade, cites cost, says maybe next year
Author: 0 Trump cancels $92M parade, cites cost, says maybe next year

The drama that unfolded Thursday and Friday also highlighted, not for the first time, a disconnect between the Pentagon and the White House when it comes to turning some of Trump's more mercurial ideas into reality. Serious planning for the parade just began in June, four months after Trump directed the Defense Department to organize it. Trump has been pushing for a parade publicly and privately since he visited Paris in July 2017 and was deeply impressed by the Bastille Day celebration he ...

World Mueller recommends 6-month sentence for Papadopoulos
Author: 0 Mueller recommends 6-month sentence for Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to FBI agents investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. His lies were not momentary lapses. Papadopoulos went with the agents from his home to the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Chicago to be interviewed for more than two hours, the filing said.

World James Comey Contradicts Giuliani: ‘Truth Exists and Truth Matters’
Author: 0 James Comey Contradicts Giuliani: ‘Truth Exists and Truth Matters’

Truth isn't truth ", Giuliani responded. Todd had been pressing Giuliani on the Robert Mueller investigations , which Giuliani contended were being dragged out by Mueller's team. This isn't the first time in recent days that Giuliani has spoken about the truth and facts this way. " Donald Trump says 'I didn't talk about Flynn with Comey, '" he said.