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Australia Denies Extradition of Iranian Academic to US

Australia Denies Extradition of Iranian Academic to US Australia's legal professional basic on Sunday refused to remark whether or not a prisoner swap was behind the discharge of two Australians from Iran in change for an Iranian pupil who was dealing with extradition to america. In Iran , a permit is required to operate a drone that can take photographs. Cambridge-educated Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Mel... [Full Article...]

New whistleblower may give House Democrats fresh leads

New whistleblower may give House Democrats fresh leads Attorney Mark Zaid, who represents both whistleblowers, said in a text message to The Associated Press that the second person has spoken to the intelligence community's internal watchdog and can corroborate information in the original whistleblower complaint . [Full Article...]

Trump to Deny Visas for Immigrants Who Will Not Have Health Insurance

Trump to Deny Visas for Immigrants Who Will Not Have Health Insurance Visa applicants will have to prove to consular officials that they will be covered by an approved health insurance within 30 days of entry into the US or possess the financial means to "pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs". Refugees and asylum-seekers are also exempt. Trump made the announcement on Friday, but the plan had been expected since Trump's meeting with Duda on the sidelines ... [Full Article...]

US Congress subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry

US Congress subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry The documents relate to a call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on 25 July in which Trump allegedly urged Zelensky to investigate his leading Democratic political rival, Joe Biden. "That's up to them to decide", he said, "But the whole investigation is crumbling". In announcing the House was beginning the probe, Ms Pelosi didn't seek the consent of the full chamber, a... [Full Article...]

Kansas City: Four killed in shooting at bar in US

Kansas City: Four killed in shooting at bar in US Police say the shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday at the Tequila KC Bar. At least a dozen people gathered with officers near the bar Sunday morning. The suspect allegedly entered the bar and began shooting, according to authorities. He added that detectives are looking at surveillance video and are investigating the situation "very slowly and methodically". [Full Article...]

Witness in ex-Dallas officer's murder trial reportedly shot and killed

Witness in ex-Dallas officer's murder trial reportedly shot and killed Police would not confirm to The Associated Press that it was Brown who was shot, pending family notification. According to NBC DFW , Brown was shot at 10:30 p.m. " Joshua Brown , the next-door neighbor of [Botham Jean], was killed last night after being shot several times by an unknown assailant", S. Lee Merritt posted to social media on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Scotch whisky targeted by Donald Trump's punitive tariffs

Scotch whisky targeted by Donald Trump's punitive tariffs Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stating, "We expect to enter into negotiations with the European Union aimed at resolving this issue in a way that will benefit American workers". EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström told the press she hopes to reach a negotiated solution. His French counterpart Bruno Le Maire sounded more resolute, threatening to impose sanctions against the USA if t... [Full Article...]

UK indicates it may "clarify" new Brexit offer to EU

UK indicates it may When asked about May's deal in February, 45% said it was a bad deal and just 14% that it was good for the UK. "What we have is a clear statement on behalf of the prime minister and government as to what it will do in respect to the requirements of the 2019 act (the Benn Act )". [Full Article...]

House investigators seek documents from Pence

House investigators seek documents from Pence US House Democrats on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents they want to see as part of their impeachment investigation. Democrats accused Trump of speeding down "a path of defiance, obstruction and cover-up". "I believe there was tremendous corruption with Biden". Pompeo said "governments have an obligation and indeed a duty to make sure that elections happen with integrity,... [Full Article...]

2nd intelligence official might submit whistleblower complaint

2nd intelligence official might submit whistleblower complaint Later, during two television appearances alongside the president of Finland, Mr Trump laid into Mr Schiff, calling him a "lowlife" and a "shifty, dishonest guy" as the Finnish leader looked on uncomfortably. On Thursday, Kurt Volker, the former USA envoy to Ukraine, testified on Capitol Hill, sharing a series of text messages with lawmakers detailing efforts to secure a meeting between Trump and... [Full Article...]

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City rampage

Four homeless men killed while sleeping in New York City rampage Two of the victims were found in front of a store on East Broadway, and the third was discovered across the street. Police said the victims were apparently sleeping when the attack occurred. Late at night, when the shops close, it turns into a quiet, desolate neighbourhood that was the setting for Saturday's attacks. Not long after, a second man was found with similar head injuries. [Full Article...]

Thousands attend climate change rally in Iowa City

Thousands attend climate change rally in Iowa City Following that address, Trump shared a clip of the video and said: "She seems like a very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future". He also said that adults must do everything they can so as to avoid dragging kids into extreme situations. But no matter what, we need to continue. Thunberg later updated her Twitter profile to say she was "a kind but poorly informed t... [Full Article...]

Australian couple who visited Pakistan released after brief detention in Iran

Australian couple who visited Pakistan released after brief detention in Iran Ms King and Mr Firkin, who lived in the wealthy Perth beachside suburb of Cottesloe, had travelled to Iran as part of an around-the-world trip by overland truck. Senator Payne said Moore-Gilbert's situation was "very complex". Payne said on Saturday the Iranian government had released the pair from custody and had dismissed the charges against them. [Full Article...]

Warmth, Forgiveness after Dallas Murder Trial

Warmth, Forgiveness after Dallas Murder Trial She testified that she mistook Jean's apartment for hers and thought he was a burglar. "I have preached #forgiveness for 25 years, BUT using the willingness of Black people to forgive as an excuse to further victimize Black people is SINFUL", former NAACP President Cornell Brooks said in a tweet . [Full Article...]

House Democrats demand documents from Pence in impeachment probe

The three chairmen leading the probe - House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel and House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings - wrote a letter to Pence Friday requesting the documents by October 15. [Full Article...]

Iranian hackers targeted presidential campaign and U.S. government officials

Iranian hackers targeted presidential campaign and U.S. government officials Microsoft said the Iranian hackers gained access to the four accounts by first getting access to the victim's secondary email inbox, which the victim used as a secondary email for the Microsoft account. The company described the attacks in a blog post on Friday. Hackers tried to use a significant amount of personal information to attack targets, it said. [Full Article...]

Democratic Leaders Accuse Trump of 'Incitement to Violence'

The Democrats said that Pompeo's resistance amounted to his own intimidation. Zelenskiy agreed to Trump's request on the call. "We're not fooling around here", he said. The admission by Pompeo, a key Trump ally, moved the top USA diplomat closer to the center of the scandal and raised further questions about his role in the administration's interactions with Ukraine, including the recall of th... [Full Article...]

An Officer's Conviction Flips the Police Shooting Script

An Officer's Conviction Flips the Police Shooting Script The judge allowed and said yes, the he was seen hugging and comforting Guyger in the court, turning everyone emotional, including the judge who was seen wiping her tears. The 10-year prison sentence given to a white Dallas police officer for the killing of her black neighbor was met with boos and jeers from people in the hallway outside the courtroom. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton says staying with Bill after affair claims was tough

Hillary Clinton says staying with Bill after affair claims was tough Chelsea Clinton had a scathing rebuke for President Trump on Wednesday after he tweeted an attack on House Democrats' impeachment inquiry . Reflecting her earlier comments, Clinton also told Robach, the "gutsiest thing" she has done "Publicly, politically, (was) run for president and keep going". [Full Article...]

Pompeo confirms being on Trump's Ukraine call, doesn't answer whether appropriate

Pompeo confirms being on Trump's Ukraine call, doesn't answer whether appropriate The impeachment probe could lead to approval of articles of impeachment - or formal charges - against Trump in the House. They warned the State Department that it must comply with their requests for documents and depositions, which congressional rules stipulate does not include department lawyers. [Full Article...]


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