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World A growing list of Trump's allies turn against him
Author: 0 A growing list of Trump's allies turn against him

He said he had paid hush money to two women who alleged they had affairs with Mr Trump, at the direction of "the candidate" - a clear reference to Mr Trump. The Cohen investigation was referred to federal prosecutors in NY by USA special counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible co-ordination between Trump's Republican campaign and Russian officials.

World North Korea halts dismantling of main rocket test site
Author: 0 North Korea halts dismantling of main rocket test site

Last week, North Korea's official newspaper, The Rodong Sinmun, commented that the United States would play a key role in drafting an end-of-war declaration for the Korean War in order to establish long-lasting peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.

World Trump renews criticism of Sessions over Mueller investigation
Author: 0 Trump renews criticism of Sessions over Mueller investigation

Trump has frequently criticized Sessions over the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "At the right time, I think I'm going to have to do the documents". Now, the president has complicated matters for them. While Graham is backing off his "holy hell" threat, others in the party are still defending Sessions.

World Trump withdraws $200mn aid to Palestine
Author: 0 Trump withdraws $200mn aid to Palestine

The United States had in January announced it would withhold $65 million of $125 million that it had planned to send to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, which is funded nearly entirely by voluntary contributions from U.N. U.S. aid "is not a gift to our people but a duty of the worldwide community to take responsibility for the continuation of Israeli occupation, preventing the development of the Palestinian economy and society", he said.

World Fast food shack's secret recipe was 600ft drug tunnel
Author: 0 Fast food shack's secret recipe was 600ft drug tunnel

Brown said that earlier in the day, before Lopez was pulled over, he had removed toolboxes from the old KFC. In 2016, a 792 metre-long tunnel was found by authorities in San Diego, California, also being used to transport illegal narcotics.

World Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading
Author: 0 Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading

On Wednesday, Canada's foreign ministry reiterated its concern for women's rights activists , including Israa al-Ghomgham, a Saudi human rights activist sentenced to death early this month. Asked about Ghomgham's trial on Tuesday, the office of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told the Globe and Mail newspaper that "Canada is extremely concerned by the arrests of women's rights activists" and that these concerns have been raised with the Saudi government.

World 846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala CM
Author: 0 846,680 people in relief camps: Kerala CM

However, the villagers say the aid was coming too late as the road had become inaccessible six days ago and villagers had found it hard to communicate problems relating to restricted movement and damaged property. Another 14 lakh litres water is now available at Ernakulam. Over a million people are being housed in relief camps. Petrol pumps have started functioning in some locations.

World Pompeo calls on Pakistan's Khan to act against 'terrorists'
Author: 0 Pompeo calls on Pakistan's Khan to act against 'terrorists'

Alphons said this was a policy that was followed by the current government since former prime minister Manmohan Singh had refused aid from foreign countries in 2004 during the devastating Tsunami. "Up until now, that [relationship] has been one way", he said in a speech after winning the election. The Trump administration is walking a tightrope on its ties with Pakistan amid new attempts to open talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan .

World US, China swap tariffs on billions in goods as sides hold talks
Author: 0 US, China swap tariffs on billions in goods as sides hold talks

Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on a total of 550 billion dollars' worth of Chinese goods. China responded in kind. U.S. Treasury officials have been working on a revised list of American demands in the lead-up to this week's meetings, according to people familiar with the U.S.

World Kerala Floods: Accept UAE offer
Author: 0 Kerala Floods: Accept UAE offer

The communist minister added in a Twitter attack that if the right-wing national government takes a "negative stance" on the UAE offer, "they should compensate Kerala ". The issue of UAE aid had triggered a row, with the Centre deciding not to accept the foreign aid for relief work, even as the ruling CPI-M led LDF and the Congress in Kerala came out against the government's move.

World Minister Dan Tehan dodges dumping of Malcolm Turnbull question
Author: 0 Minister Dan Tehan dodges dumping of Malcolm Turnbull question

But Morrison faces a series of policy decisions that could reopen old wounds within the government, including an impasse on energy, a topic that acted as a catalyst in Turnbull's demise. They were either sent back to where they had come from or transferred to remote Pacific island camps. Morrison distanced himself from the turmoil, saying he had not been part of the push led by fellow lawmaker Peter Dutton to oust Turnbull over four chaotic days that was inspired by a feud between ...

World Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'
Author: 0 Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

A 20-year-old Iowa college student, Tibbetts was jogging when she was allegedly accosted by an illegal immigrant, 24-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera . But little else is so far known about Rivera, who only came on to investigators' radar this week. President Trump brought up the case while giving a speech at a West Virginia rally to highlight how USA immigration law needs reform, the Des Moines Register reported .

World South African officials blast Trump over divisive tweet on land reform
Author: 0 South African officials blast Trump over divisive tweet on land reform

South Africa has told the USA charge d'affaires of its disappointment over Washington's "failure" to use diplomatic channels after President Donald Trump angered Pretoria with comments on its land policy. South Africa's government pushed back on Thursday, underscoring Trump's cluelessness about the proposed policy and demanding an explanation. "There is black genocide in the US".

World Rep. Duncan Hunter says he's eager for trial
Author: 0 Rep. Duncan Hunter says he's eager for trial

Duncan Hunter , was indicted. Per a San Diego NBC affiliate , the couple arrived separately to court on Thursday when they pleaded not guilty to the charges, and did not exchange eye contact when inside the room. "My campaign did make mistakes", Hunter said in the Fox interview. One of Campa-Najjar campaign offices is in the city of El Cajon east of San Diego, near a business district with falafel shops, taco stands and signs in Arabic, English and Spanish, reflecting the district's ...

World President Trump responds to Sessions: Go investigate Dems, critics
Author: 0 President Trump responds to Sessions: Go investigate Dems, critics

Earlier today, as the Inquisitr reported, in an interview with Fox & Friends' Ashley Earhardt published on YouTube , President Donald Trump criticized the Department of Justice , Jeff Sessions , Mueller's Russian Federation probe, distanced himself from Michael Cohen, and praised Paul Manafort.

World Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call
Author: 0 Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call

In the readout on the call that riled Pakistan, Ms. Nauert had said: "Secretary Pompeo expressed his willingness to work with the new government towards a productive bilateral relationship". "The government is not shy of engaging with India despite the current impasse in the talks", Qureshi told reporters after Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Foreign Ministry and was briefed on the country's foreign policy.

World British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison
Author: 0 British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her daughter Gabriella. It is understood she will have to return to jail when the three days is up. He said he spoke to his wife, who was "full of joy", via Skype, moments after she was released. Hunt told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY that she "is innocent" and "every day that she is in prison is a reminder to the whole world of a gross injustice".

World Woman gets 5 years for leaking secret report
Author: 0 Woman gets 5 years for leaking secret report

In court, victor apologized and acknowledged that what she did was wrong. The Intercept news site claimed it obtained documents from the NSA about Russian attempts to hack US voting software, but authorities have not confirmed where victor leaked the documents to.

World Zimbabwe court dismisses Nelson Chamisa’s bid to annul election result
Author: 0 Zimbabwe court dismisses Nelson Chamisa’s bid to annul election result

In August 2018 Chamisa lost the presidential election to Emmerson Mnangagwa after getting 44.3% of the vote, against Mnangagwa's 50.8%. "In the final analysis, the court finds the applicant has failed to place before it clear, direct, sufficient and credible evidence" of irregularities, said Chief Justice Luke Malaba in his ruling at the Constitutional Court in Harare.

World Paul Manafort Juror Speaks Out
Author: 0 Paul Manafort Juror Speaks Out

In a Fox News interview on Wednesday, Paula Duncan, a self-described Trump supporter, said the unidentified juror was not convinced that Manafort was guilty of all 18 criminal charges he faced. These charges against Manafort came to light during the course of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the possibility that members of Trump's team colluded with Russians.

World NY investigators subpoena Michael Cohen in Trump Foundation probe
Author: 0 NY investigators subpoena Michael Cohen in Trump Foundation probe

Here's what went down inside the courtroom . Cohen, who is Trump's former attorney and personal fixer, told a federal court on Tuesday that he had paid off two women to silence them before the 2016 election at Trump's "direction", and admitted that the payments were illegal.

World Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister
Author: 0 Scott Morrison to become Australia's next prime minister

If the Australian Dutton succeeds in his leadership challenge to Turnbull, no Australian prime minister will have served out the full three-year term since John Howard in 2004 to 2007. "The government's problem is not so much that it has produced yet another of Australia's famous leadership crises". On Tuesday Mr Dutton attempted to topple Mr Turnbull, but was unsuccessful.

World Facebook Removes 652 Pages That Were Spreading Misinformation
Author: 0 Facebook Removes 652 Pages That Were Spreading Misinformation

A third set of inauthentic accounts, the first of which was created in 2011, shared misinformation about Middle East politics in Arabic and Farsi, and also posted content about politics in the U.S. Its pages were followed by 155,000 Facebook accounts, and it held 3 events. Most of the examples Facebook offers originate from Iran, but some campaigns come from Russian actors.

World FACT CHECK: Trump's Misguided Defense Of Cohen Payments
Author: 0 FACT CHECK: Trump's Misguided Defense Of Cohen Payments

Manafort got caught breaking the law, but he wouldn't have gotten caught if they weren't after President Trump ", she said of the case, describing it later in the interview as a "witch hunt to try to find Russian collusion". And while many stock market investors are celebrating what by some measures is the longest bull market since World War II, the advanced age of that bull suggests the market could decline under Trump even without the threat of any impeachment proceedings.

World Iran says U.S.
Author: 0 Iran says U.S. "action group" will fail to overthrow Iranian state

Mossadegh, restoring the dictatorship & subjugating Iranians for the next 25 years". In a Sunday message on the demise of Annan, Zarif said his tenure at the United Nations was replete with initiatives and measures which will make his name everlasting in people's minds across the world.

World Islamic State chief urges militants to fight on
Author: 0 Islamic State chief urges militants to fight on

A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would have been his first public appearance, at a mosque in the centre of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the Internet on July 5, 2014, in this still image taken from video.

World Rebels plot second strike on Malcolm Turnbull after leadership vote
Author: 0 Rebels plot second strike on Malcolm Turnbull after leadership vote

He said he had "made it very clear that I believe former prime ministers are best out of the parliament". "I can not underline too much how important it is that anyone who seeks to be prime minister of Australia is eligible to be a member of parliament - because a minister, let alone a prime minister, who is not eligible to sit in the House is not capable of validly being a minister or exercising any of the powers of a minister".