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Author: 0 Donald Trump has cancelled his upcoming trip to Ireland

There were plans for Trump to spend one day in the capital before travelling to Doonbeg in County Clare where he owns a golf course. Amid criticism government ministers reiterated the need to respect the office of the USA president but the ad-hoc manner in which the abandoned visit has played out could point to a lack of mutual respect.

World Wife of jailed Nawaz Sharif dies in London
Author: 0 Wife of jailed Nawaz Sharif dies in London

Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif, passed away in London on Tuesday after suffering from complications related to cancer. The former first lady had been undergoing cancer treatment at a Harley Street clinic in London since August previous year after she was diagnosed with early-stage lymphoma.

World Obama speaks at U of I: Trump is ‘capitalizing on resentment’
Author: 0 Obama speaks at U of I: Trump is ‘capitalizing on resentment’

Obama is expected to hit the campaign trail running for Democrats this fall, as his party looks to take control of the House from Republicans hands. "The biggest threat to our democracy doesn't come from any one person". Former President Barack Obama says the USA needs to restore "honesty and decency" in government.

World Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US
Author: 0 Trump says Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Eyes were also turning to the United States payrolls report for August which is expected to show a robust rise of 191,000, in part as July was temporarily depressed by the closure of the Toys R Us chain that month. Only health care stocks posted gains. "It would cause broad, disproportionate economic harm to United States interests", the letter said. There's no final decision on that round of tariffs as the U.S.

Author: 0 US threatens sanctions on ICC judges over Afghanistan war crimes probe

Citing anonymous Trump administration officials, the Washington Post reported that Bolton is also expected to announce that the U.S.is "shutting down a Palestinian diplomatic office in Washington because Palestinians have sought to use the global court to prosecute USA ally Israel".

World Myanmar rejects int’l court’s right to Rohingya probe
Author: 0 Myanmar rejects int’l court’s right to Rohingya probe

It said Thursday's decision by the Hague-based court was "the result of faulty procedure and is of dubious legal merit". Rohingya refugees walks along the refugee camp during rain in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, July 25, 2018. This was compounded this week when she failed to step in in defence of two Reuters journalists. The ICC ruling followed worldwide outrage triggered by the sentencing on Monday of two Reuters news agency journalists - both Myanmar nationals - to seven years in ...

World Security breach at Lyon Airport, a vehicle chase on runway, flights grounded
Author: 0 Security breach at Lyon Airport, a vehicle chase on runway, flights grounded

Dozens of police and airport officials were involved in a chaotic chase in France after a motorist drove onto the runway at Lyon's Saint-Exupéry airport. Witness Davd Peste captured the extraordinary scenes on video. The man was first spotted driving the wrong way on the A43 highway that links Lyon to the Alps.

World Trump speculates about author of
Author: 0 Trump speculates about author of "unfair" op-ed

The Times and The Washington Post, which published selected passages of Woodward's book, launched the left's one-two punch, no doubt in an effort to detract from all the upbeat economic and geopolitical news and, more importantly, to somehow derail the confirmation of Trump pick Brett Kavanaugh as the ninth justice of the U.S.

World Florence expected to become 'major hurricane' Monday
Author: 0 Florence expected to become 'major hurricane' Monday

A tropical storm becomes a hurricane when maximum sustained winds reach at least 74 miles per hour. Panovich said he expects Florence to approach the southeast coast on Thursday. 'There is an increasing risk of two life-threatening impacts from Florence: storm surge at the coast and freshwater flooding from a prolonged heavy rainfall event inland, ' the National Hurricane Center said at 11am.

World Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains
Author: 0 Sweden faces complex coalition talks after far-right gains

With more than four-fifths of ballots counted, Sweden's national election commission reported the governing Social Democrats had 28.1 percent of the vote, making it likely to lose a significant number of seats despite emerging with the most support.

World Two Britons among seven injured in Paris knife attack
Author: 0 Two Britons among seven injured in Paris knife attack

French police detain a man who wounded seven people in a knife attack in downtown Paris . The man, said to be Afghan, was later arrested. Four of the victims were in critical condition in hospital after the attack in the 19th arrondissement.

World Obama to receive ethics in government award from University of IL
Author: 0 Obama to receive ethics in government award from University of IL

Vice President Mike Pence criticized former President Barack Obama in an interview aired on September 9, for breaking with tradition and giving a speech filled with criticism of President Donald Trump . Barack Obama delivers a speech in IL. In Orange County, GOP Rep. Mimi Walters faces a challenge from Katie Porter, a law professor at University of California at Irvine.

World Swedish election deadlock as far-right party makes gains
Author: 0 Swedish election deadlock as far-right party makes gains

With nearly all the ballots counted, the Social Democrats had emerged as the largest party but had just 28.3 percent of the vote, making it likely to lose a significant number of seats. Mattias, a Stockholm resident at an election night party in the city, said he was "extremely concerned" about the far right's steady climb. Arrivals dropped the following year to levels seen in previous years.

World Russian Federation has warned about readiness to attack USA troops in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation has warned about readiness to attack USA troops in Syria

The base is located near Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan and is seen as a key strategic post to curb Iran's regional influence. " We are advised to keep them away from the base , said CNN Pentagon spokesman". Russian warplanes have already begun preparing the battlefield with intense airstrikes against rebel positions in Idlib despite warnings from the United States, United Nations, and Turkey about the danger of a humanitarian catastrophe.

World Former Trump aide Papadopoulos jailed for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Papadopoulos jailed for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation

The ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election continues today with no evidence that Trump's campaign colluded with foreign actors to meddle in the election. They met through Joseph Mifsud, a mysterious Maltese professor who is believed to be an operative for the Russian government and who attempted during the campaign to introduce George Papadopoulos to people purportedly connected to Russia .

World Who Is The Anonymous NYT Author? Perhaps The NYT?
Author: 0 Who Is The Anonymous NYT Author? Perhaps The NYT?

Also on the presidential jet, Trump denied one of the more shocking anecdotes in Woodward's new book , " Fear ". Members of President Donald Trump's cabinet denied that they are the source of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times that says there's a secret "resistance" in the White House plotting to derail numerous president's actions.

World Giuliani says deal near for written questions from Mueller
Author: 0 Giuliani says deal near for written questions from Mueller

If negotiations break down with Mueller, a subpoena could be issued for Trump to testify before a grand jury, which Giuliani has said they would fight all the way to the US Supreme Court. He further said, "We have said we would agree to written questions on Russian Federation after we review questions but no further commitment on interviews".

World Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger
Author: 0 Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger

The footage shows a female cop crying into her phone on a walkway of the Dallas apartment block seconds before 26-year-old Botham Jean is pulled past on a trolley as medics desperately try to revive him. U.S. police shooting victim Botham Jean leads a worship service at a university presidential reception in Dallas in 2017. Botham Jean attended Harding University in Arkansas and after graduating in 2016 had been living and working in Dallas at the accounting and consulting firm ...

World China’s trade surplus with U.S. hits new record
Author: 0 China’s trade surplus with U.S. hits new record

The US imported $505 billion of goods from China last year and the figure is expected to rise this year. According to CNBC , the company said that the President's proposed tariffs would impact various Apple products, such as the Apple Watch , AirPods , HomePod, Mac, Mini, Apple Pencil, and chargers and adapters for a number of gadgets.

World Will President Donald Trump Replace Secretary Of Defense James Mattis?
Author: 0 Will President Donald Trump Replace Secretary Of Defense James Mattis?

Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a Trump ally, said the legislative body could take part. "But now our ranks are growing and it's about damn time ". And that was just one remark that Trump made in a rally where he addressed topics such as NAFTA, Second Amendment rights and the upcoming midterm elections.

World India Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex
Author: 0 India Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday partially scrapped the Section 377 , a 158-year-old colonial law on consensual gay sex. A participant stands behind a rainbow flag during a gay pride parade promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, in Chennai, India June 24, 2018.

World Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary
Author: 0 Ayanna Pressley ousts longtime Democrat in Massachusetts House primary

And black politicians in three states - Florida , Georgia and Maryland - have won the Democratic nomination for governor, a historic turn for a country that has elected just two black governors in USA history. In making his concession remarks, Capuano told his campaign team , "I will tell you Ayanna Pressley is going to be a good congresswoman and I will tell you that MA is going to be well served".

World Bedford home site of major police incident
Author: 0 Bedford home site of major police incident

The bodies were discovered in a house in Perth in Western Australia after a man in his 20s went to the regional police station, 9News reported. Police have blocked off the road near the home on Coode Street in Bedford. Locals said children were often seen playing in the front yard of the home. Police could not confirm who was dead, or their ages as they are still trying to notify family.

World Spy chief says Britain, allies will counter active Russian threat
Author: 0 Spy chief says Britain, allies will counter active Russian threat

British officials announced Wednesday that they have charged two alleged Russian military intelligence agents with the nerve agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury - though they held out little hope of being able to bring them to justice.

World The plaid shirt guy from the Trump rally reveals his identity
Author: 0 The plaid shirt guy from the Trump rally reveals his identity

During the rally, a man wearing a plaid shirt standing on the left side of the screen can be seen smiling, rolling his eyes and appearing concerned at various points in the speech. 'I knew what faces I was making, but those faces were completely genuine. The two people directly behind Trump for a portion of the event appeared to clearly be there for the express objective of providing a visual commentary track mocking everything he said.

World Make sure you vote or I will be impeached, Trump warns supporters
Author: 0 Make sure you vote or I will be impeached, Trump warns supporters

When asked about the possibility of it, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in August said the party is waiting to see what comes out of Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Trump was flying from Montana to North Dakota to attend a fundraiser for Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer, Heitkamp's opponent, when he spoke to reporters accompanying him on the trip, part of an intense campaign schedule Trump has planned through the November 6 elections.

World Sasse returns from Supreme Court hearings
Author: 0 Sasse returns from Supreme Court hearings

The former San Francisco mayor may not produce the red meat the progressive wing of the Democratic Party is demanding right now, but that has proven to be one of her strengths as a politician in almost three decades in Washington . Colorado ( this year ) that "the days of discriminating against gay and lesbian Americans, or treating gay and lesbian Americans as inferior in dignity and worth, are over".

World 4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati office shooting
Author: 0 4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati office shooting

The gunman was later shot dead by the police. Austin, who said he was hysterical when he learned of his wife's condition, told CNN that she is expected to make a full recovery but has more surgeries in her future. An Indian youth was among the three people who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a bank in the USA state of Ohio. Police body camera video released Friday shows an officer firing through a glass window and killing Perez.

World Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article
Author: 0 Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article

The anonymous op-ed published Wednesday in the Times describes an underground "resistance" in the Trump administration actively trying to sabotage the president's agenda. "It doesn't seem to be anybody very high up because everybody very high up has already said it wasn't me", he said. "During a speech to students at the University of IL, the former president urged people against feeling comforted by the op-ed".