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Clinton's classified email errors due to 'improper labelling': Democratic VP candidate Kaine

Clinton's classified email errors due to 'improper labelling': Democratic VP candidate Kaine But even in a year of political twists, it was notable that Pence would invoke the name of Nixon, a fellow Republican, in the same way. Kaine also pushed back against the assertion that Clinton has refused to hold a news conference for more than 270 days , pointing to reporters' questions that the Democratic nominee took early last month at the joint convention of the National Association of Bl... [Full Article...]

Minister to Visit Calais as Anti-Migrant Tension Rises

Minister to Visit Calais as Anti-Migrant Tension Rises But this month the number of people in the camp reached an all-time high of nearly 10,000 people, aid organisations estimate. Estimates put the population of the Jungle at up to 9000, even after the southern half of the camp was dismantled earlier this year. [Full Article...]

University of Vermont axes North Carolina game over LGBT law

UNC president Margaret Spellings said in May she had "no intent" of enforcing the law on her campuses, and the university system hired independent legal counsel after the state attorney general's office decided not to represent the schools. [Full Article...]

Gretchen Carlson Taped Roger Ailes' Sexual Harassment Remarks

Gretchen Carlson Taped Roger Ailes' Sexual Harassment Remarks It's Sherman's most detailed writing yet about "the 15 days it took to end the 20-year reign" of Roger Ailes at Fox News after former FNC host Gretchen Carlson filed her sex harassment lawsuit against Ailes. In July, Ailes stepped down from his role at Fox News after an increasing number of women, including current and former stars like Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson , claimed Ailes sexually ... [Full Article...]

Seoul says North Korea fires 3 medium-range missiles

Last month, North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile toward Japan during a regularly scheduled military drill by the United States and South Korea . The expert, professor Bruce Bechtol of Angelo State University in Texas, argued during a radio show interview that North Korea's SLBM, known as KN-11 is a "carbon copy" of China's JL-1 submarine missile and suggested that ... [Full Article...]

South Sudan Puts Sharp Limits on New Peacekeeping Force

The presidential palace was the scene of clashes on July 8 between President Kiir's guards and troops loyal to his former deputy Dr Riek Machar, shattering a fragile truce that has been breached several times. "We will design the modalities". The South Sudanese government has called on citizens to come out from the bases but the residents of the so-called "protection sites" fear being attacked by ... [Full Article...]

Pence on Clinton: 'Most Dishonest Candidate … Since Richard Nixon'

Pence on Clinton: 'Most Dishonest Candidate … Since Richard Nixon' They also point out that Trump's lawyers have some ability to slow down the audit process as well, so if Team Trump doesn't want a timely release, they can work against that. Pence, however, could not explain his running mate's perceived evolution of the issue of immigration. He said the Trump campaign has always been propelled by a movement of the American people. [Full Article...]

New Jersey officials, utilities keep close watch on Hermine

It is important for residents to stay tuned to their preferred weather source for updates regarding the storm. Areas farther north along the New Jersey and NY coast are less certain at this point, but should be on high alert for the potential for major beach erosion and coastal flooding . [Full Article...]

Netanyahu considering offer of talks with Palestinian president in Moscow

Netanyahu considering offer of talks with Palestinian president in Moscow The Palestinians spoke to Ms Bishop about their concerns over life under Israeli occupation, an increasing number of Israeli settlements on Palestinian land, and cuts in the Australian aid budget to the Palestinian Territories. Netanyahu has said he is open to such a meeting together with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "But it is clear for us that the Israelis are evading the requirements of ... [Full Article...]

Explosions near defence ministry in Afghanistan capital, casualties feared

Explosions near defence ministry in Afghanistan capital, casualties feared A BBC journalist tweeted a photo of smoke rising from a building complex. At least five people whave been killed and 13 others wounded in a bomb blast in Kabul . Public Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Kawasi says another 91 people were wounded in Monday's attack, which was claimed by the Taliban. After a lull following the death of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike... [Full Article...]

China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco

China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco The deal depends on the two sides agreeing to closer militarily coordination against extremist groups operating in Syria, something the Russians have long sought and the USA resisted. While Seoul and Washington say the system is intended exclusively to defend against North Korea's missile threat, Beijing says it will allow the USA military to peer deeply into northeastern China. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe opposition parties unite for anti-Mugabe protest

Zimbabwe opposition parties unite for anti-Mugabe protest The Aug. 26 demonstrations were the latest and largest in several protests that have shut down Zimbabwe's cities. Anti-Mugabe protesters have become increasingly angry amid economic turmoil that has left cash shortages and high unemployment. [Full Article...]

2 employees shot in lobby of central California county jail

Sheriff's spokesman Tony Botti says one suspect is in custody. This undated photo provided by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office shows corrections officer Toamalama Scanlan. "Stay with me. Stay with me", she said the EMT told one of the victims. Within minutes of the shooting, the heart of downtown Fresno was locked down with police tape around the entire city block surrounding the jail. [Full Article...]

Tracking Hermine: Tropical storm warning issued for parts of NJ coast

Tropical Storm Hermine is located inland over southern North Carolina. When the Sheriff's Office arrived, they said they found a deceased man under the tree at the site. "I had improvised a seawall that I put in and it in 10 minutes destroyed it". The surge of ocean water could be as high as 9 feet above normal levels, forecasters said, as authorities warned its effect was not limited to Florida... [Full Article...]

68 protesters appear in Zimbabwe court over police clashes

68 protesters appear in Zimbabwe court over police clashes HARARE - A Zimbabwean court denied bail on Friday to 58 people arrested during protests last week against President Robert Mugabe, who has vowed to crack down on a surge of antigovernment dissent. The opposition earlier postponed its planned protest on Friday to demand electoral reforms towards the general elections in 2018. "Given the little resources that we have, police brutality and threats... [Full Article...]

Brock Turner leaves jail, gets hate mail for sexual assault

PDT. ABC7 News got an inside look at the cell where Turner spent the last three months. Similar furor is expected after Turner's release from jail . Turner's victim, identified as "Emily Doe", made a powerful statement at his sentencing that drew global attention and went viral. "Instead of upholding fairness, accountability and equal justice, Judge Persky made a decision to excuse Brock Tur... [Full Article...]

US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet

Lavrov's deputy, Sergei Ryabkov, said a deal was "close" but said Washington had to dissociate itself from Nusra. "It's premature for us to say that there is a clear path forward, but there is the possibility at least for us to make some progress on that front". [Full Article...]

Uzbek government says President Karimov has died

The death of 78-year-old Karimov, the only president Uzbekistan has had since gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, was announced by the government on Friday after he suffered a stroke. Born on January 30, 1938 in a family of a civil servant, Karimov received higher education at the Central Asian Polytechnic Institute, and finally graduated from the Tashkent Institute of National E... [Full Article...]

Rosberg wins in Italy

A slow start by Lewis Hamilton gifted Nico Rosberg the race . But a woeful getaway saw the British driver fall to sixth by turn one, and while a one-stop strategy enabled him to leapfrog the Ferrari duo of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen to finish second, it was Rosberg who cruised to the chequered flag with Vettel completing the podium. [Full Article...]

Malaysia expects more Zika cases as virus spreads through Southeast Asia

As of August 26, HHS has obligated $264 million of the $374 million redirected for the domestic Zika response. Four major USA cities and one county will share $2.4 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist in monitoring and dealing with Zika virus-related birth defects, the agency said Friday. [Full Article...]


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