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Iran's president says he'll talk to Trump "right now"

Iran's president says he'll talk to Trump It was his first response to US President Donald Trump's offer of talks on a new deal to replace a 2015 pact he abandoned in May, and came as Iran braces for the return of sweeping US sanctions on Tuesday. By doing so, the administration is implementing the decision made by President Trump in May when he ended U.S. participation in the JCPOA. Mr Trump said the worldwide accord to freeze Iran... [Full Article...]

Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort

Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort Gates is considered the prosecution's star witness given his deep ties to Manafort and his past work on the Trump campaign. Prosecutors were expected to ask Gates for an inside look at what they say was a scheme by Manafort to use offshore bank accounts, shell companies and wire transfers as to avoid hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax bills. [Full Article...]

5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot

5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot There were no other passengers in the plane, and nobody on the ground was hurt. The plane was heading to the airport southeast of Los Angeles when it came down and struck an unoccupied parked auto in the lot of a Staples store and a CVS pharmacy, said Orange County Fire Authority Captain Steve Concialdi. [Full Article...]

Accountant Testifies About Problems With Manafort's Taxes

Accountant Testifies About Problems With Manafort's Taxes Another series of emails warned him of an upcoming deadline to pay property taxes on one of his homes in NY before penalties kicked in. While Manafort's is the first case that Mueller has brought to trial, he has charged 31 other people with dozens of charges including conspiracy, failure to register as foreign agents, and lying to federal law enforcement. [Full Article...]

11 kids removed from New Mexico compound

11 kids removed from New Mexico compound Authorities in New Mexico discovered 11 children and three women being held in a remote, makeshift compound. "All the children were taken into protective custody based on the fact that they essentially had no clothing, no shoes, no water, no electricity, and no food ", said Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe. [Full Article...]

President Kiir, all opposition leaders sign governance agreement

President Kiir, all opposition leaders sign governance agreement Sudan's Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed says the final peace agreement will be signed August 5. A power-sharing deal will end civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions in the world's youngest country. [Full Article...]

Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill

Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill Some of the "material authors" of the apparent attack have been detained, he said. "We can not tolerate that the population is suffering from hunger, that the sick do not have medicine, that the currency has no value, or that the education system neither educates nor teaches, only indoctrinating communism", said the statement, accusing the regime of having "made public office an obscene way to g... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador

Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador The UN has also voiced concern over the widening clampdown on opposition in Saudi Arabia , its human rights office (OHCHR) calling the spate of arrests that has been ongoing since spring " apparently arbitrary detentions ". "Very alarmed to learn that Samar Badawi, Raif Badawi's sister, has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia", Freeland wrote on Twitter. Among those arrested was Saudi-American ... [Full Article...]

California Fires Spread Rapidly, Killing Seventh Victim

California Fires Spread Rapidly, Killing Seventh Victim It lasted for an hour and a half, and the people who caught it on video called it the " Firenado ". Meteorologist Steve Anderson said wind gusts could reach 25 miles per hour (40 kph) during the day Sunday. The Democratic governor said he was confident the Republican president he has clashed with over immigration and pollution policies would send aid, which Trump did past year when the Californi... [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister says China "pivotal" to salvaging its nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister says China The United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Russian Federation - the other signatories to the JCPOA - have criticized America's decision to quit the deal. MP Khoshroudi said the USA, by offering to hold talks with Iran, is seeking to make up for its lost credit. "Iran, and its economy, is going very bad, and fast!" he said in the same missive. [Full Article...]

CNN Mocks Trump for Watching: Melania 'Had the Remote' #BeBest

CNN Mocks Trump for Watching: Melania 'Had the Remote' #BeBest Trump bashed James in a tweet Friday night saying that CNN's Don Lemon is the "dumbest man on television" and that he made James "look smart". Just hours after United States President Donald Trump insulted LeBron James , first lady Melania Trump issued a statement supporting the basketball star and praising the work he is doing with children. [Full Article...]

Trump claims tariffs will help pay down the massive U.S. debt

Trump claims tariffs will help pay down the massive U.S. debt According to He Maochun, an global relations professor at Tsinghua University, the USA president's latest tweets defending his use of tariffs were mainly aimed at persuading Americans . trade deficit with China. The refusal by Beijing's anti-trust regulators to approve the deal effectively made Qualcomm the first casualty of the trade dispute, even though China said it had nothing to do with the ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Admits His Son Met Russian Lawyer, Says "Totally Legal"

Donald Trump Admits His Son Met Russian Lawyer, Says The president also said in his tweet Sunday that the Trump Tower meeting was "to get information on an opponent", which is a departure from the initial statement that asserted that the primary goal of the meeting was to discuss the issue of adoptions. [Full Article...]

Yemeni peace talks to be held in Geneva

Yemeni peace talks to be held in Geneva Speaking to the BBC last month, Mr Hadi said that military intervention by the Saudi-led coalition had gone on longer than expected, but said that the alternative option was far worse. Martin Griffiths , Special Envoy for Yemen, has announced that peace talks will convene in Geneva starting on 6 September. Since then, the poor country at the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula has witness... [Full Article...]

All eyes on Virginia dam as heavy rain sparks evacuations

All eyes on Virginia dam as heavy rain sparks evacuations People are evacuating from Blackwater Creek Trail in Lynchburg because the College Lake Dam may fail. Lynchburg, with a population of around 80,000, is home to a number of colleges and universities, including the University of Lynchburg ( previously Lynchburg College ), which owns the lake the dam is located on. [Full Article...]

Bedouins join Druze in High Court petitions against Nation-State Law

Bedouins join Druze in High Court petitions against Nation-State Law Holding colourful Druze flags alongside Israeli ones, protesters at Saturday's demonstration, estimated by local media at over 50,000, chanted " equality ", AFP reported. "We undertake to legislate the constitutional rights in the Declaration of Independence as a basic law such that the State of Israel will be the nation state of the Jewish people with equal rights for its citizens; both Jewish an... [Full Article...]

After Public Praise for Diane Black, Trump Embraces Bill Lee

After Public Praise for Diane Black, Trump Embraces Bill Lee Lee faces former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, who easily won the Democratic primary, in the November general election. According to a count from The Tennessean, $46 million has been spent in the Republican gubernatorial primary, with Boyd spending a whopping $19 million of his own money and Black pouring in $12 million of her own fortune. [Full Article...]

Baaaaaaad Boys: Goats Take Over Boise Neighborhood

Baaaaaaad Boys: Goats Take Over Boise Neighborhood Residents in a West Boise neighborhood woke up to 75 goats strolling through their yards and down the street. KTV reported that Animal Control arrived with a single truck, only to realize it was ineffective in containing the epidemic of mammals. [Full Article...]

Girl in 'extreme danger' after possible abduction at Virginia airport

Girl in 'extreme danger' after possible abduction at Virginia airport At the news conference Friday, Huchler said the girl was approached by a couple while sightseeing with the tour group at the World Trade Center , and authorities believe that encounter may be related to her disappearance. Ma, who is visiting the US from China, was waiting for a flight to the Bay Area before she disappeared. She was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans trousers, bla... [Full Article...]

Jeffrey Lord: Koch Brothers Suffering From Trump Derangement Syndrome

Jeffrey Lord: Koch Brothers Suffering From Trump Derangement Syndrome The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business lobby, has publicly criticized the billions of dollars worth of tariffs the administration has targeted at China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union. "We look forward to working with anyone to do so". "That's not helpful to Democrats, it's not going to be helpful to the Koch brothers, either". The Koch network campaigned heavily fo... [Full Article...]


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