• Trump acknowledges objective of meeting with Russian lawyer
Trump acknowledges objective of meeting with Russian lawyer

The president's tweet about the meeting was one in a thread in which he reiterated criticism of Mueller, calling his probe "the most one sided witch hunt in the history of our country" peppered with "lies and corruption". had said. He later admitted he accepted the meeting with Veselnitskaya in hopes of obtaining damaging information on Clinton, ...

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  • The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty
The complicated relationship between Catholicism and the death penalty

The development of church doctrine away from seeing the death penalty as a possibly legitimate punishment for the most serious crimes, the cardinal said, "centers principally on the clearer awareness of the church for the respect due to every human life".

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  • Tsunami warning after 7.0 quake strikes near Indonesia's Bali
Tsunami warning after 7.0 quake strikes near Indonesia's Bali

Pictures show damage to buildings and vehicles, residents being evacuated and some people receiving medical treatment. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 7.0 and a depth of 10.5 kilometers (6 miles). The powerful quake triggered panic among tourists and residents, and was also felt on the neighbouring island of Bali. "...

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  • Mass protest in Tel Aviv against new nationality law
Mass protest in Tel Aviv against new nationality law

Minorities and many Jewish Israelis alike have criticized the law, adopted last month, for recognizing Israel as a Jewish state and saying "the right to exercise national self-determination in the State of Israel is unique to the Jewish people".

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  • Family of four killed in small plane crash in Swiss forest
Family of four killed in small plane crash in Swiss forest

JU-Air said on its website that it was "deeply saddened" and its "thoughts were with the passengers, the crew and families and friends of the victims". Earlier on Saturday, a small plane carrying a family of four, including two young children, crashed near the town of Hergiswil, some 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) south of Lucerne in central Switzerland...

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  • Woman fined $156 for wearing face veil in Denmark
Woman fined $156 for wearing face veil in Denmark

The woman was also asked to either remove the veil or leave, opting for the latter, according to the AP. He stressed that the assault had nothing to do with the niqab . It does not mention burkas and niqabs by name, but warns that anyone who wears a garment that hides their face in public will be fined. If they do not comply with police orders, ...

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  • Joseph Pappas, Man Suspected of Killing George HW Bush's Doctor, Found Dead
Joseph Pappas, Man Suspected of Killing George HW Bush's Doctor, Found Dead

Police had been involved in an intense manhunt since Wednesday for Pappas, who they called armed, extremely unsafe and possibly suicidal, according to Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo . The employee found a wallet belonging to Pappas that had been thrown on the ground and contacted the Houston police. Acevedo says the doctor's murder was unwit...

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  • Denmark ban on burqa goes into effect
Denmark ban on burqa goes into effect

Born and raised in Denmark by parents who emigrated from Turkey, she has worn the niqab since she was 18. "I really hate this law, I think it's so embarrassing, and I can not stand being a citizen in this co-called democracy with this kind of law", said a protester in a mask.

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  • National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October
National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

Democrats are requesting that hundreds of thousands of pages of documents from Kavanaugh's time in the White House Counsel Office under President George W. "What more do they need to know to vote no?" "Indeed, the Bush Library will produce to us over 125,000 pages today". Gary Stern, the general counsel for the National Archives, wrote Grassl...

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  • Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths
Mexican officials: Airliner crashed after takeoff, no deaths

José Rosas Aispuro Torres. Mexico's Transportation Ministry said that 101 passengers and four crew members were on the plane at the time of the accident. Governor Aispuro told local media that the Mexico City bound plane was in the process of taking off, when a loud sound, "a bang", was heard and immediately the aircraft was on the ground.

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  • 3D-printed gun blueprints blocked by USA judge
3D-printed gun blueprints blocked by USA judge

The Trump administration reversed course, agreeing to allow Defense Distributed to publish the tutorials online. A judge in Seattle granted the injunction Tuesday after eight U.S. President Trump weighed in on the matter with a tweet on Tuesday. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., left, and Sen. Some Republicans also expressed concern.

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  • Trump receives new letter from Kim
Trump receives new letter from Kim

According to officials, North Korea returned the 55 boxes of remains with only a single military dog tag and no other information that could help forensics specialists to identify the remains, the Associated Press reports. although nothing has been planned yet. McKeague did not say whether the United States would continue reimbursing North Ko...

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  • Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge?
Was Death of George H.W. Bush's Doctor an Act of Revenge?

Pappas may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor's operating table more than 20 years ago, authorities said. Hausknect was fatally shot while riding a bicycle to work last month. "And, sadly, we have a person who lost their life". "He is considered to be armed and risky, and people should not try to deal with him di...

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  • White House officials: Russian election meddling is happening again
White House officials: Russian election meddling is happening again

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands ahead a meeting in Helsinki, July 16, 2018. "In some cases they will work together and in some cases they won't", Stewart said during a forum on national security hosted by the Sutherland Institute at the Utah Army National Guard North Salt Lake Readiness Center.

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  • California firefighters thanked by 3 girls on horseback
California firefighters thanked by 3 girls on horseback

The Ranch Fire moved into sparsely populated areas, but the River Fire ran through an area with scattered ranches northwest of Lakeport, California. More than 12,000 firefighters and even 3,000 prisons inmates are locked in a pitched battle against the blazes.

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  • Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire
Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire

Residents of Hopland in Mendocino County can now return home, and an order has been reduced to a warning for the area south of 8000 Old River Road, east of the Russian River, north of Highway 175 and west of mile marker 5.6 on Highway 175. Containment grew overnight to 24 percent. The Ranch Fire is 8 miles northwest of Ukiah, California and as ...

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  • Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt U.S. politics
Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt U.S. politics

Facebook has taken down fake accounts after it uncovered "sophisticated" attempts at political influence ahead of the U.S. midterm elections. While this particular investigation is still in its early stages, Facebook said it is sharing information with USA law enforcement.

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  • States Move to Stop Website From Posting 3D-Printed Gun Files
States Move to Stop Website From Posting 3D-Printed Gun Files

Posted plans also include the "Liberator", which was first posted by Defense Distributed and was blocked by the Obama-era State Department in 2013. Editor's Note: A federal judge in Washington state issued a temporary restraining order late Tuesday to stop the release of 3-D gun printing plans.

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  • Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally
Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally

Instead, he spent much of the rally highlight strong economic numbers and praising DeSantis as "a tough, brilliant cookie". Polling suggests that DeSantis has overcome Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's once-commanding lead, due nearly exclusively to the president's endorsement.

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  • Trump Says He’s Willing to Meet With Iranian President With ‘No Preconditions’
Trump Says He’s Willing to Meet With Iranian President With ‘No Preconditions’

President Rouhani said Iran wouldn't like to see any problems emerge in global waterways. Analysts also cited the influence of White House hawks including US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton, and Mr Trump's tendency to target major policies of his predecessor Barack Obama .

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  • Jury Picked for Trial of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort
Jury Picked for Trial of Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort

While Gates and others, including former national security advisor Michael Flynn, have pleaded guilty, Manafort has refused to strike a deal and has insisted on having his day in court. Prosecutors preparing witnesses for the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's one-time campaign chairman Paul J. Manafort are advising them to avoid mentioni...

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  • Trump again threatens to shut down United States government over immigration policy
Trump again threatens to shut down United States government over immigration policy

Conte was appointed as a compromise candidate for prime minister by the League and Five Star Movement after three months of political stalemate. Trump said during a joint news conference with Conte. If they want to meet, I'll meet anytime they want, anytime they want. Both leaders however stressed that they were open to dialogue with Russian Fe...

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  • Deadly California wildfire kills 8, destroys over 650 homes
Deadly California wildfire kills 8, destroys over 650 homes

The fire was among 17 significant blazes in the state on Sunday that had forced roughly 50,000 people from their homes, including Joel Taylor, the head of Bethel Music. The sheriff has said the fire was moving fast, but authorities still alerted residents in a variety of ways, including going door-to-door and using loudspeakers on emergency vehicle...

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  • 3D-printed guns: 21 states ask government for an emergency ban
3D-printed guns: 21 states ask government for an emergency ban

With those instructions, anyone with a 3D printer will be able to manufacture their own guns, without completing the background checks or meeting other requirements mandated by state laws. According to the lawsuit, anyone can become a member of Defense Distributed for a nominal fee. "They fund its direct, material expansion", according to the lawsu...

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  • Rand Paul announces he'll support Brett Kavanaugh
Rand Paul announces he'll support Brett Kavanaugh

He also expressed concern over Kavanaugh's record on warrantless bulk collection of data and how that might apply to important privacy cases. Paul said that his conversation with Kavanaugh Tuesday convinced him that he would evaluate Supreme Court cases "from a textual and originalist point of view".

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  • Pakistan election: Imran Khan looks at plan for $12bn International Monetary Fund bailout
Pakistan election: Imran Khan looks at plan for $12bn International Monetary Fund bailout

The PTI is now negotiating with smaller parties, including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Pakistan Muslim League-Q, Grand Democratic Alliance and independents to form a majority group among the 272-elected seats in the lower chamber of parliament, he said.

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  • Cambodians vote in 'sham' election without opposition Photogallery
Cambodians vote in 'sham' election without opposition Photogallery

Khieu Kanharith, who is also information minister, did not say how numerous 125 seats in the National Assembly the Cambodia People's Party had captured in Sunday's election, but preliminary totals broadcast on state television showed that it had won at least 70 percent of the vote in each of the country's 25 provinces.

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  • Oil prices climb as Iran-backed Houthi rebels attack Saudi Arabian tankers
Oil prices climb as Iran-backed Houthi rebels attack Saudi Arabian tankers

Any move to block the Bab al-Mandeb, which is between the coasts of Yemen and Africa at the southern end of the Red Sea, would virtually halt oil shipments through Egypt's Suez Canal and the SUMED crude pipeline that link the Red Sea and Mediterranean.

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose election
Zimbabwe's Mugabe hopes his former party will lose election

President Mnangagwa said tomorrow's elections is another an opportunity for Zimbabweans to be heard again following last year's events in November and that love peace and unity should continue to prevail for both winners and losers as the people are brothers and sisters united by the same flag and anthem.

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  • Michael Cohen tape fuels debate about Trump, cash and credibility
Michael Cohen tape fuels debate about Trump, cash and credibility

After a week of revelations that suggest Michael Cohen may have turned on Donald Trump , Rudy Giuliani , the President's current lawyer, argued that Trump's former attorney wasn't credible and has "lied all his life". Saturday , Mr. Giuliani warned Michael Cohen about violating attorney-client privilege before his lawyer provided CNN with a...

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