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Four tourists killed by armed attackers in Tajikistan

This would lend credence to the forming opinion that the incident was a deliberate attack, though there is a range of possible motives. One of the victims - it is unclear which - had a stab wound and a Belgian hitch hiker who arrived at the scene was told by one of the injured people that the vehicle occupants got out and stabbed the cyclists. [Full Article...]

10,000 more told to leave homes as northern California wildfires intensify

10,000 more told to leave homes as northern California wildfires intensify Two children and their 70-year-old great-grandmother died in the wildfire that swept with devastating speed into the city of Redding, about 260 kilometers north of Sacramento, capital of California . On Saturday, President Trump issued a federal emergency declaration for California. The Carr fire ripping through Northern California has left six people dead and levelled 874 buildings. [Full Article...]

For Imran Khan, Winning Was the Easy Part

For Imran Khan, Winning Was the Easy Part Khan created the Pakistan Tehreek-e Insaf (PTI) in 1996, and it is now poised to form its own government. PML-N had secured 129 seats and PTI had taken 123 seats in recently held general elections. "We will not allow democracy to be taken hostage by the establishment", he said, using a word widely understood in Pakistan to mean the military. "Should Pakistan have to negotiate an Internation... [Full Article...]

US Economy Surges in 2nd Quarter

US Economy Surges in 2nd Quarter Compared to the second quarter of 2017, the economy grew 2.8pc. Donald Trump has a big promise for the us economy: 4% growth. But many analysts cautioned that growth could cool in coming months. Columnist John Fund cites Dan Clifton of Strategas Research Partners, who, relying on Congressional Budget Office estimates, has calculated that the tax cut has already paid for about 30 percen... [Full Article...]

GCC condemns Houthis after Saudi oil tankers attack in Red Sea

GCC condemns Houthis after Saudi oil tankers attack in Red Sea Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister said in a statement that the two oil tankers , each carrying two million barrels of oil, had been attacked and one sustained minimal damage. The impact of USA sanctions on Iran's oil shipments, which remains highly uncertain, will play a big part in determining the final outcome. The conflict escalated in 2015 when Saudi Arabia and its Sunni-Arab all... [Full Article...]

Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire

Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said that meeting may come this fall. The White House's reaction was roundly criticized from the likes of CNN , Fox News , and the White House Correspondents' Association. "The president doesn't respect norms", a source told the newspaper. What's also historic is Trump's nearly pathological hostility to the press, which dates back to his presidential ca... [Full Article...]

Freedom Flotilla intercepted by Israeli Navy

Freedom Flotilla intercepted by Israeli Navy The Unite Union says the Israeli military has detained its leader Mike Treen. A second boat, that is part of the same group, the Swedish-flagged Freedom, is expected to arrive in the Gaza area in the next couple days, according to the Freedom Flotilla Coalition . [Full Article...]

MH370 final report: Missing aircraft behaviour reveals it was under manual control

MH370 final report: Missing aircraft behaviour reveals it was under manual control Relatives of people aboard Flight MH370 said Monday they hoped a long-awaited report into the plane's disappearance might give them answers about one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries. The report however highlighted mistakes and protocols and guidelines that were not followed, the families told reporters after a briefing on the report on Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Trump Threatens Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding Trump has repeatedly called for an end to family-based immigration , which he refers to as "chain migration", as well as the diversity visa lottery program. A funding fight also could prove a distraction from Republican efforts in the Senate to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by October 1. [Full Article...]

Giuliani says witnesses contradict Cohen story on Russia meeting

Giuliani says witnesses contradict Cohen story on Russia meeting Mr Trump, his son, his lawyers and other administration officials have repeatedly said Mr Trump did not know about the meeting until news of it broke in July 2017. They have also cautioned Mr. Cohen against speaking publicly. Trump Jr. could face charges of lying to Congress if Cohen's allegation is proven true, as he testified under oath that his father didn't know about the meeting. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange faces expulsion from Ecuador Embassy hideout in UK

Julian Assange faces expulsion from Ecuador Embassy hideout in UK The case was eventually dropped but Assange has always feared being extradited to the United States, and in the past his lawyers have claimed he could face execution there. He said that any change in Assanges status should be the result of negotiations with all sides. This could clear the way for possible extradition of Assange to the U.S., once the threat of the death penalty is lifted. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of hikers stranded on tourist island mountain after Indonesia quake

Hundreds of hikers stranded on tourist island mountain after Indonesia quake The quake struck at 6.47am on Sunday and was only 7km deep, a shallow depth that would have amplified its effect, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. "Residents refused to enter their houses as prolonged aftershocks are still being felt", he said. Bali and Lombok airports are still operating, the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Complete Draft NRC released in Assam

Complete Draft NRC released in Assam Parliament re-convened for the monsoon session on Monday, an hour after Assam released its second and final draft of citizens' register. Out of the 3.29 crore people, 2.89 crore have been found eligible to be included in the final draft list. [Full Article...]

Bulldozer operator killed in Northern California wildfire

Bulldozer operator killed in Northern California wildfire Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko told reporters at a news conference on Sunday that another victim had been found in a home that had become engulfed in flames. US President Donald Trump signed an emergency declaration to make federal aid available to county authorities. The 45-square-mile fire that began Monday tripled in size overnight Thursday amid scorching temperatures, low humidity and... [Full Article...]

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones For Hate Speech

Facebook Suspends Alex Jones For Hate Speech Facebook has removed four videos on pages belonging to InfoWars and its founder, Alex Jones , for violating the company's community standards, according to CNN . On YouTube, channels that receive three strikes within three months are terminated. Infowars did not respond to a request for comment. He first gained notoriety by insisting that the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, ... [Full Article...]

Avenatti: 3 women paid 'hush money' for Pres. Trump relationships

Avenatti: 3 women paid 'hush money' for Pres. Trump relationships Michael Cohen , formerly a lawyer for President Trump, leaves his hotel Thursday, July 27, 2018, in NY. "All the documents, all the tapes". Avenatti tweeted out. The former Playboy model, Karen McDougal , says her affair with the president began around the time Melania Trump gave birth to first son Barron and lasted for nearly a year. [Full Article...]

Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog

Colombian gang puts a $70,000 bounty on Sombra the drug-sniffing dog The anti-narcotics team took the threat seriously and immediately transferred Sombra to other duties in the relative safety of Bogota's worldwide airport. A significant part of the drug industry controls the local criminal gang "Urabenos", which is also known as the "clan Usuga" or "the Golf clan". In response to the threats against Sombra's life, General Jorge Nieto, Director of the Nat... [Full Article...]

Manhunt Underway in New Orleans After 3 Killed, 7 Injured in Shooting

Manhunt Underway in New Orleans After 3 Killed, 7 Injured in Shooting Two individuals wearing "hooded-style" clothing, one with a handgun and the other with a shotgun, opened fire on a crowd of people, FOX 8 New Orleans reported . The three victims were two men and one woman. Of the seven others injured, three were taken to area hospitals by ambulance and four went to the hospital on their own. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's tweets probed in special counsel investigation

Donald Trump's tweets probed in special counsel investigation In October, Trump used the social media site to slam Mr Comey. In a photograph that Politico published moments ago, taken at gate 35X within the airport, you can clearly see that Robert Mueller is sitting, patiently waiting for his flight, while Donald Trump Jr .is standing just several feet away waiting to board his flight. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he won't vote for successor Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says he won't vote for successor Mnangagwa Mugabe said that he hoped to see democratic processes fully restored in the country. Mnangagwa, who did not provide any evidence of his accusations, said in a Facebook post that voting for 40-year-old Chamisa was tantamount to bringing back Mugabe in disguise. [Full Article...]


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