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Epstein's $600M will, mysteriously signed two days before his death

Epstein's $600M will, mysteriously signed two days before his death An autopsy report released last Friday concluded that he hanged himself. Sex offender Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he took his own life in jail, court records have shown , opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the USA financier's fortune. [Full Article...]

Eric Garner chokehold cop, Daniel Pantaleo, is fired

Eric Garner chokehold cop, Daniel Pantaleo, is fired Garner died after officers confronted him for illegally selling cigarettes outside a Staten Island convenience store in 2014. A NY grand jury decided in 2014 not to charge him, and last month the Justice Department said he would also not face federal charges. [Full Article...]

Johnson letter offered no "realistic alternatives" to Brexit — EU's Tusk

Johnson letter offered no European Council chief Donald Tusk responded quickly and vigorously, defending the so-called backstop - an insurance policy of sorts meant to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland . It is not the first time Mr Trump has spoken of the potential for a trade agreement after Britain leaves the European Union , but came as a senior USA politician warned that politicians could ... [Full Article...]

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change In 1890, Okjokull covered 16 square kilometers (6.2 square miles) of glacier ice but by 2012, it measured just 0.7 square kilometers. In 2014, Iceland declared it the first glacier to disappear in the country. Howe said that memorializing a lost glacier emphasizes what is being lost and disappearing all over the world. "Perhaps a monument to a lost glacier is a better way to fully gr... [Full Article...]

Trump touts economy but payroll tax discussion reveals recession fears

Trump touts economy but payroll tax discussion reveals recession fears Still, Trump on Monday called on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates by at least a full percentage point "over a fairly short period of time", saying that would make the U.S. The tax was reset to 6.2% in 2013, the Post said. Mr Trump has been talking up the United States economy in recent days amid growing unease about a potential recession. [Full Article...]

Planned Parenthood expected to leave federal program over 'gag rule'

Planned Parenthood expected to leave federal program over 'gag rule' Gayle Ruzicka, an organizer of the Abortion-Free Utah campaign, said while PPAU is the only Title X recipient in Utah, she's not anxious that women will lose access to health services, arguing that other clinics provide similar reproductive health care without making abortion referrals. [Full Article...]

Italian prime minister resigns as nation nears European Union budget deadline

Italian prime minister resigns as nation nears European Union budget deadline Conte , a law professor with no previous political experience until he became Prime Minister, said the prospect of Salvini taking over as Prime Minister is "worrying". Since the unwieldy government was formed in June 2018, uncertainty under the coalition has cost the country an extra five billion euros in interest on its debt, the Il Sole 24 Ore financial daily said on Monday. [Full Article...]

Warren Campaign Scrubs Native American DNA Test Video From Website

Warren Campaign Scrubs Native American DNA Test Video From Website On Monday, Warren told a Native American forum in Sioux City, Iowa, she was sorry for any harm she caused the community. Haaland, who has endorsed Warren's presidential campaign, briefly addressed the controversy over her heritage. "Every time they asked about Elizabeth's family instead of the issues of vital importance to Indian country, they feed the President's racism", Haaland said. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government would win no confidence vote says Energy Minister

United Kingdom government would win no confidence vote says Energy Minister The Labour leader said: "It's not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be", after she dismissed his proposal to force a general election . The four Tory former ministers were included in a letter sent by Corbyn to opposition leaders on Wednesday asking them to unite behind a "caretaker government", led by him, to stop no deal by extending Article 50. [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in bid to get new Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in bid to get new Brexit deal Trucks could be dealt 2 1/2-day delays at ports, with significant disruption lasting up to three months, which would affect fuel supplies in London and the southeast of England, according the document. "This is a clear signal to the people of this country that there is no turning back - we are leaving the European Union as promised on October 31, whatever the circumstances - delivering on the ... [Full Article...]

Families bury their dead after wedding attack

Families bury their dead after wedding attack His white clothes were stained with the blood of bodies he had helped carry from the hall, its walls streaked with shrapnel holes and chairs torn to shreds. Despite the negotiations, the Taliban has continued to engage in attacks . The blast follows a bomb attack on a mosque in Pakistan on Friday that killed a brother of Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada. [Full Article...]

Jeffrey Epstein leaves his fortune to his brother

Jeffrey Epstein leaves his fortune to his brother In 1989, she was picked as assistant director for the program review division before serving as the bureau's chief for a decade. "I am pleased to welcome back Dr. "Earlier this morning, the Manhattan Correctional Center confirmed that Jeffrey Epstein , who faced charges brought by this Office of engaging in the sex trafficking of minors, had been found unresponsive in his cell and was pronoun... [Full Article...]

US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty

US tests medium-range cruise missile after exiting INF treaty The United States exited the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty August 2, following through on a decision made late previous year that the treaty no longer benefited American interests. While analysts have warned that the treaty's end could lead to a risky new arms race, senior administration officials argued the USA had no choice but to terminate a deal that only one side was abiding ... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong police applaud behaviour of Sunday protesters

Hong Kong police applaud behaviour of Sunday protesters Vice President Mike Pence warned violence against protesters in Hong Kong could sour trade negotiations with China as the Trump administration considers new tariffs. Protesters had previously clashed with police in the streets during other weekend protests and for two days last week at Hong Kong's global airport, leading to the cancellation of almost 1,000 flights. [Full Article...]

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say Hours after the airstrike, the Turkish convoy was still just north of the village of Heesh in Idlib , said Yazan Mohammed, a media activist in Idlib province. Among those killed was Mohammed Hussein al-Qassem, a commander with the Failaq al-Sham rebel group that is supported by Turkey, opposition activists said. [Full Article...]

Communication services partially restored in Kashmir: Indian govt

Communication services partially restored in Kashmir: Indian govt The situation is not conducive and I can't take a risk", said Abdul Aziz, a resident of Maharajpora in Batamaloo. "Our children are safe inside their homes. In a terse and lengthy statement issued by the Afghan embassy in Washington on Sunday, she said, "The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan strongly questions the assertion made by Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, th... [Full Article...]

Prince Andrew distances himself from Jeffrey Epstein, sex scandal involvement accusations

Prince Andrew distances himself from Jeffrey Epstein, sex scandal involvement accusations Buckingham Palace doesn't usually comment on scandalous accusations related to royals' personal lives - their typical approach is to raise the drawbridge and simply say "no comment". He quit his role as United Kingdom trade envoy in 2011 after the fallout from the Central Park photos. Andrew's connections to Epstein came under fresh scrutiny following newly unsealed legal documents on August 9. [Full Article...]

Sudan protest leaders, military sign transitional government deal

Sudan protest leaders, military sign transitional government deal During a ceremony to be held at a hall by the Nile in the capital Khartoum , members of the Transitional Military Council and protest leaders are expected to sign documents defining a 39-month transition. Mohamed Hamdan " Hemeti " Dagolo, the military council's dominant figure , pledged to abide by the agreement's terms. Per the deal there will be a three-year transitional period agreed. [Full Article...]

Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oilfield

Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oilfield The Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the drone attack on the same day. Shaybah sits some 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) from Houthi-controlled territory, underscoring the rebels' ability to now strike at both nations, which are mired in Yemen's yearslong war. [Full Article...]

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired The footage showed Garner, who was 43 at the time, crying out, " I can't breathe ", at least 11 times before he fell unconscious. On the video, he can be heard saying " I can't breathe ", and his dying words became a rallying cry for protests demanding changes in police treatment of minorities. [Full Article...]


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