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Malkin: Power-Hungry Republicans are 'Biggest Enemies' to Trump's Border Demands

Malkin: Power-Hungry Republicans are 'Biggest Enemies' to Trump's Border Demands Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he'd be willing to shut down the government over immigration . "Must get rid of Lottery, Catch & Release etc". But, doubling down, Trump tweeted Sunday that "there are consequences when people cross our Border illegally", and that many people "are just using children for their own sinister purposes". [Full Article...]

Mugabe to hold press conference on eve of Zimbabwe election

The former student leader has won over many young and unemployed voters who are exhausted of the governing Zanu-PF. Mr Mugabe addressed the nation for the first time since stepping down in November and declared that "I will not vote for those who have illegally taken power". [Full Article...]

Trump denies knowing of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Trump denies knowing of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians The president insinuated Cohen might be making up stories in order to cut a deal after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his home and office and seized financial records of Cohen's taxi medallion business. Police stand outside Trump Tower on 5th Avenue in New York City, U.S., July 27, 2018 . The meeting took place after a British publicist, Rob Goldstone , emailed Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Judge: Border family reunification 'has been completed'

Judge: Border family reunification 'has been completed' Many have been concentrated in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, where families have been funnelled into federal offices that were designated as "staging facilities", overwhelming local resources to the extent that some parents have had to wait days after arriving to rejoin their children. [Full Article...]

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi who ‘assaulted’ Israeli soldier released from prison

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi who ‘assaulted’ Israeli soldier released from prison The Israeli prison service says she is on her way back to the West Bank. Amnesty International has described the mass trial as a "grotesque parody of justice". Hundreds of chairs were set up for well-wishers in the courtyard. "The resistance continues until the occupation is removed", Ahed said. On Saturday, Israeli border police arrested two Italians and a Palestinian "on suspicion of damag... [Full Article...]

Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians

Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians Michael Cohen is now apparently saying Trump knew, while Trump took to Twitter this morning to adamantly deny it. He even retained Bill and Crooked Hillary's lawyer. Those denials were repeatedly issued by Trump, his attorney Jay Sekulow, Trump Jr., Futerfas and White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. In an interview last month with ABC News , Giuliani said the Trump team's recollection o... [Full Article...]

At Least 74 Killed in Greek Wildfires

At Least 74 Killed in Greek Wildfires Mati , 29km east of the capital, is a popular spot for Greek holiday-makers, particularly pensioners and children at camps. Greece sought worldwide help through the European Union as fires on either side of Athens left lines of cars torched, charred farms and forests, and sent hundreds of people racing to beaches to be evacuated by navy vessels, yachts and fishing boats. [Full Article...]

Flagging friendship: New Zealand demands Australia change national banner

Flagging friendship: New Zealand demands Australia change national banner Before 1901, New Zealand was considered a colony of Australia, and its name even appeared on the Australian Constitution. Both the New Zealand and Australian flags are dark blue with the Union flag emblem of founding nation the United Kingdom in the top-left corner. [Full Article...]

How To Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century

How To Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Although the lunar eclipse is expected to last 103 minutes, observers in the United Kingdom and Ireland will not be able to catch the start as the moon will still be below the horizon. The total eclipse will last 1 hour and 43 minutes, with the entire event lasting closer to four hours. In the United Kingdom, the Blood Moon will reach totality at 9.21pm BST. [Full Article...]

PM Modi meets Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin to give ties further boost

PM Modi meets Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin to give ties further boost His scandal-plagued predecessor, Jacob Zuma, had championed a deal to dramatically increase South Africa's nuclear capacity despite concern from ratings agencies that it would deal a further blow to the country's already strained public finances. [Full Article...]

California appellate court weighs Brock Turner's conviction

California appellate court weighs Brock Turner's conviction An ex-Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault wasn't trying to have intercourse with an intoxicated woman on a campus basketball court but was engaging in " outercourse ", a California appellate panel heard on Tuesday in a controversial case that led to the trial judge's ouster. [Full Article...]

Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

Vladimir Putin and billionaire Mr Trump met in the Finnish capital Helsinki for a historic diplomatic summit earlier this month. Speaking to reporters in South Africa, where he was attending a summit of Brics (Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa) nations, Putin said another meeting was still on the agenda, despite both sides appearing to back away from such suggestions after it pr... [Full Article...]

GOP Lawmakers Move to Impeach Rod Rosenstein

GOP Lawmakers Move to Impeach Rod Rosenstein A spokeswoman for the Justice Department said she had no comment on the articles of impeachment . Meadows, Jordan, Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz and others have been turning up the heat on Rosenstein, the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation since last autumn. [Full Article...]

Lao PM says 131 missing after dam collapse in southern Laos

Lao PM says 131 missing after dam collapse in southern Laos Fix work was hampered by rain which had damaged roads, it said, and early on Monday water was discharged from the Xe-Namnoy dam―one of the two main dams in the project―to try to relieve pressure on the auxiliary structure. Communist Laos is crisscrossed by a vast network of rivers and scores of dams are being built or planned in the impoverished and landlocked country, which exports most of its hy... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens Turkey with 'large sanctions' over detained pastor

Trump threatens Turkey with 'large sanctions' over detained pastor But championing Brunson's case should play well with Trump's evangelical base, who have called for greater protections of Christians overseas and applauded moves like the prioritization of Christians in Trump's refugee policy . He was detained after a failed coup in Turkey in 2016. He faces up to 35 years in prison in Turkey if convicted. "This innocent man of faith should be released immediate... [Full Article...]

Israel sends troops to West Bank after Palestinian kills settler

Israel sends troops to West Bank after Palestinian kills settler One of the wounded, a 31-year-old, later died from his injuries after having arrived at hospital in critical condition, the hospital treating him announced. Israelis have faced a wave of Palestinian attacks, mostly stabbings, on civilians and soldiers over the past two years but these types of assaults have declined recently. [Full Article...]

ISIS Kills 215 in Southwest Syria, in Deadliest Attack for Years

ISIS Kills 215 in Southwest Syria, in Deadliest Attack for Years Some 96 people were killed and 176 wounded in total, the head of the Sweida health authority told the pro-Damascus Sham FM radio. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said the attackers had killed more than 200 people including many civilians. [Full Article...]

Brussels deals blow to Theresa May's big Brexit idea

Brussels deals blow to Theresa May's big Brexit idea He added that the two sides were determined to settle the issue of avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland. Delivering a further blow to her plan, Mr Barnier used a joint news conference with Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab to voice resistance to the customs element of Mrs May's strategy. [Full Article...]

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra

Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra Several vets confirmed to Egyptian news outlet Extranews.tv that the animals are, indeed, donkeys and that the paint job is also pretty shoddy - real zebra stripes are straighter and more consistent, they say. In 2009, a zoo in Gaza reportedly painted two donkeys black and white to replace zebras that had died of starvation. In 2013, a zoo in China angered guests by trying to pass off a hai... [Full Article...]

Korean War: North Korea hands over United States soldier remains

Korean War: North Korea hands over United States soldier remains The C-17 was accompanied by servicemembers from the UN Command and technical experts from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency , the White House said in an earlier statement. The remains are expected to be flown to Hawaii for scientific testing to identify them. An estimated 5,300 US troops are still unaccounted for in North Korea. [Full Article...]


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