• Trump orders public release of Russian Federation documents
Trump orders public release of Russian Federation documents

In morning tweets apparently quoting from a television appearance by Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.), Trump wrote, "What will be disclosed is that there was no basis for these FISA Warrants, that the important information was kept from the court, there's going to be a disproportionate influence of the (Fake) Dossier".

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  • Man charged in killing of DC woman in 'unprovoked' attack
Man charged in killing of DC woman in 'unprovoked' attack

Martinez was taken to an area hospital, where she later died. She managed to enter a carryout restaurant nearby, where community members, including a nurse, Newsham said, attempted to tend to her wounds. The knife used in the attack was recovered nearby the scene, according to police. Police are offering a US$25,000 reward for information leading...

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  • 'Nawaz Sharif can be congratulated': Aitzaz Ahsan on IHC judgement
'Nawaz Sharif can be congratulated': Aitzaz Ahsan on IHC judgement

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the sentences of the former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt Safdar. An accountability court had found them guilty over his family's ownership of four luxury flats in London. They were earlier sentenced to 10, seven and one year respectively...

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  • Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up'
Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up'

It's not yet clear if allegations by Ford will lead to new hearings for Kavanaugh as Hill's did for Thomas almost 27 years ago. Grassley said he was disappointed that Democrats - or Ford's attorney - had not come forward with the allegations sooner.

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  • Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct
Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct

Ford's lawyers say she has been subject to death threats as a result of her allegations against Kavanaugh. Mr Grassley didn't say late Tuesday if the hearing scheduled for Monday would go on without Ms Ford or whether the panel would vote on Judge Kavanaugh's nomination without hearing her testimony.

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  • At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton
At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton

The condition of the fourth patient wasn't released. Lahmers says the shooting was "totally unexpected". "She believed people were hurt". Officers raced to the office building and set up a parameter around it. "We have a good group". The reported incident is happening in the town of Middleton, which is a suburb of Madison. NBC 15 spoke to...

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  • Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, urged Mr Trump's fellow Republicans not to " rush the hearings". But the White House - through press secretary Sarah Sanders and others - has dismissed all the allegations against him as old news that had been litigated during the campaign.

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  • Russian military plane ‘disappears from radar over Syria’, says defence ministry
Russian military plane ‘disappears from radar over Syria’, says defence ministry

Earlier, an unnamed U.S. official told Reuters that Washington believed the aircraft , an Il-20 turbo-prop plane used for electronic reconnaissance, was inadvertently shot down by anti-aircraft artillery operated by Moscow's ally, the Syrian government.

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  • Pompeo Calls Kerry’s Meetings With Iran ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented’
Pompeo Calls Kerry’s Meetings With Iran ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented’

When asked about his predecessor's meetings with Iran , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wouldn't comment on the legality of what Kerry was doing, but called his meetings " unseemly and unprecedented ". Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? Iran was previously unable to access American currency because European b...

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  • Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib
Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

The agreement is created to prevent a new " humanitarian crisis " in Syria, Erdogan stressed, and will help Turkey to avoid an even more " difficult situation ". At the same time, both Turkey and the West support various militant groups they consider as " moderate " opposition to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says
Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says

A spokesman for the Senate Judiciary Committee said late on Sunday that Mr Grassley is trying to arrange separate, follow-up calls with Mr Kavanaugh and Ms Ford , but just for aides to Mr Grassley and Ms Feinstein, before Thursday's scheduled vote.

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  • Trump’s supreme court pick accused of sexual assault
Trump’s supreme court pick accused of sexual assault

Ms Ford, who is now 51, works at Palo Alto University in California . That timetable would have Kavanaugh sitting on the Supreme Court - if he is confirmed - before Election Day on 6 November, when one-third of the 100 Senate seats are up for grabs.

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  • Texas Board of Education votes to remove Hillary Clinton from history curriculum
Texas Board of Education votes to remove Hillary Clinton from history curriculum

The move comes as an effort to "streamline" the social studies curriculum in the state, The Dallas Morning News first reported . Teachers who are on the board that made the recommendation said that the number of historical figures that teachers are required to include in their curriculum is so lengthy that students end up memorizing names and da...

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  • Turkey adds troops in Syria province
Turkey adds troops in Syria province

Speaking at a joint news conference with his Pakistani counterpart, Cavusoglu said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the topic of Syria on Monday. President Erdogan of Turkey had been hoping to persuade President Putin of Russian Federation and President Rouhani of Iran, both of whom are backing As...

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  • US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief
US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

DHS also transferred $33 million from other ICE programs to pay for detention and removal, making the total amount of money transferred $202 million. The "response and recovery" category contains about 21 percent of FEMA's operations budget- about $223 million - does non-public a more instruct characteristic in paying for catastrophe efforts.

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  • Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines lashed by winds of more than 100mph
Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines lashed by winds of more than 100mph

An average of 20 typhoons and tropical storms lash the Philippines each year, killing hundreds of people and leaving millions in near-perpetual poverty. People take shelter in Cagayan, where the storm was projected to make its initial landfall. Mangkhut has already torn through Guam and the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, causing widespread ...

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  • Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, no longer criminals'
Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, no longer criminals'

Investigators released a cache of evidence, including security camera images that captured the progress of the two men from an Aeroflot flight to the scene of the crime, and from there back to Moscow, the New York Times reported . The British government has said it believes the attack was sanctioned by the Kremlin - a charge that has been strongly...

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  • Manafort Reaches Plea Deal, Agrees to Help Mueller's Russia Investigation
Manafort Reaches Plea Deal, Agrees to Help Mueller's Russia Investigation

In Washington , Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that based on the guidelines, which are determined based on factors such as Manafort's involvement and the nature of the crimes, he faces a range of 210 to 262 months and a $400,000 fine. Manafort "coordinated with a senior Israeli government official" to publicize the story, Mueller charged , seeki...

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  • These statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
These statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Cebu Station announced the cancellation of all trips from Cebu starting at 12 p.m. Storm warnings have been raised in 25 provinces on the main northern island of Luzon, restricting sea travel. The typhoon is expected to boost the intensity of seasonal monsoon rains that have already caused widespread flooding in central Luzon, a mainly farming regi...

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  • Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals'
Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals'

One week ago, Ed talked about the two Russian GRU agents blamed by Britain for the poisoning attack. Putin added that the two men do not work for the military and that there is "nothing criminal" about them, calling them "civilians", the Associated press reported .

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  • FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response
FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response

Marty Bahmonde, a senior official at FEMA, told CBS News that after the agency delivered the water to the island, it's not clear what became of it after that point. "I'm confident the response in 2017 was good and I'm confident this response will be good", Federal Emergency Management Agency Associate Administrator Jeff Byard told reporters durin...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month
Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month

Kavanaugh, whose hearings were swarmed with protesters from various activist groups opposed to his nomination, revealed a trove of information about himself, while concealing just as much. "Is anything written in the document?" Kavanaugh hammered in the importance of precedent, which has been a major sticking point for Democrats looking to ...

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  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London

Confirming the news Sharif's brother and the head Pakistan Muslim League-N, Shahbaz Sharif, tweeted from his party's official Twitetr handle in Urdu, "My sister-in-law and the wife of Nawaz Sharif sahib is no more amongst us". Conspiracy theories claiming that Nawaz was actually healthy, and that the Sharifs were faking her illness to gain sympat...

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  • Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'
Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'

Obama said that's not how democracy is supposed to work. Obama said, "Just take a glance at recent headlines should tell you this moment really is different, the stakes really are higher". " You need to vote because our democracy depends on it ", he told the students in attendance . "It is us not doing what we're supposed to do", he said.

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  • South Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister
South Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

At least 20 336 murders were recorded nationally. He said the murder statistics "borders close to a war zone‚ while there is peace and there is no war in SA". Cele, who took over from former police minister Fikile Mbalula in February, had attempted to clamp down on criminal activity in South Africa, especially violent crimes such as murders and h...

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  • UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence
UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence

If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could bring torrential rain to the Appalachian mountains and as far away as West Virginia, causing flash floods, mudslides and other unsafe conditions. It's not just North Carolina that is "taking Hurricane Florence seriously", either, in SC and Virginia residents have also declared states of e...

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  • Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria
Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria

Turkey regards the presence of its troops inside Idlib as a deterrent against a large-scale assault by forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies. But there is a further obstacle; the strip of land between Turkey-controlled Afrin and Idlib is controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a former al-Qaeda affiliate.

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  • Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'
Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'

He has previously visited Paris, while living in the White House, for Bastille Day celebrations. The visit to Ireland, announced by the White House in early September, was scheduled to be combined with Trump's trip to Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I.

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  • United States threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe
United States threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe

France and Germany also weighed in to support the Hague-based court after White House National Security Advisor John Bolton said the ICC was "already dead to us". would be sanctioned. Bolton's statements were echoed by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders who insisted President Donald Trump would use all powers vested upon him t...

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  • Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached
Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached

It was not clear whether Trump was referring to New Jersey Sen. This week, the internet found a new hero in "Plaid Shirt Guy": a young man who went viral after his bemused facial expressions were caught on camera while he was standing right behind the president at a Trump rally .

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