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Most of those behind Ahvaz terrorist attack arrested: intelligence chief

Most of those behind Ahvaz terrorist attack arrested: intelligence chief A deadly terrorist attack Saturday on a military parade in Ahvas, Iran, ratcheted up tensions between the country and its Arab neighbors, leading for calls of retribution even as confusion grew over responsibility for the violence. "We will kill them with a guerilla attack, inshallah". There has been a blizzard of furious statements from top Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouh... [Full Article...]

Labour prepared to back second Brexit referendum

Labour prepared to back second Brexit referendum My understanding of what the discussion, certainly within my party has been all about, is: respect the referendum but the deal that comes back, if it's not acceptable to Parliament, we should have a general election or keep the option of a People's Vote on the deal on the table. [Full Article...]

Pompeo confident U.S. will win China trade war

Pompeo confident U.S. will win China trade war Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion in American goods were set to go into effect soon after, the finance ministry announced last week. It leaves Beijing hitting $110 billion worth of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had been expected to oversee the talks, which were called in hopes of easing tensions between the world's two largest economies, United States officials have said. [Full Article...]

Can Russia curb Israel's actions in Syria?

Can Russia curb Israel's actions in Syria? The incident was the deadliest case of friendly fire between Syria and its key backer Russian Federation since Moscow's game-changing 2015 military intervention. In a televised address, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the new system would provide " adequate retaliatory measures to increase the safety of Russian military fighting global terrorism in Syria". [Full Article...]

Dallas police officer who fatally shot neighbor in his apartment is fired

Dallas police officer who fatally shot neighbor in his apartment is fired In a statement , the department says she was sacked during a hearing Monday morning. Guyger earlier said she shot and killed Botham Shem Jean after she thought she was entering her own apartment, not realizing she was on the wrong floor of her building. [Full Article...]

Hannity to Trump: Don’t fire Rod Rosenstein

Hannity to Trump: Don’t fire Rod Rosenstein The 25th amendment provides for the removal of a president deemed unfit for office. Marie Harf added that some people in Washington could want to goad Trump into firing Rosenstein and setting off "some kind of constitutional crisis". The official, who spoke anonymously to Politico, called Rosenstein a "straight shooter" and said his repudiation of TheNYT's article was believable. "They're ... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired

Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired Rosenstein has denied the reports . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday (Sep 23) that U.S. officials should either support President Donald Trump or quit after a report that the Justice Department's Number Two discussed ways to remove Trump over mental incompetence. [Full Article...]

Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US

Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US One top Chinese official has warned darkly that the country could cut off exports of key components to USA manufacturers if tensions worsen. The two economies escalate a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added 60 billion dollars of U.S. [Full Article...]

Rafale deal: French govt says not involved in choice of Indian partners

Rafale deal: French govt says not involved in choice of Indian partners Further Rafale manufacturer Dassault Aviation also made it clear that the partnership with Reliance was their own choice, in a press statement the aircraft manufacturer said, "This is Dassault Aviation's choice, as CEO Eric Trappier had explained in an interview published in MINT newspaper on April 17, 2018". [Full Article...]

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested Mulakkal has called the whole scandal a conspiracy by those against the Church, and has won backing from his congregation at the Missionaries of Jesus Church. The statement has also said that the allegations against the bishop are completely baseless. "If the allegations are proved right, we are ready to boycott him". [Full Article...]

No meeting between foreign ministers in New York, India tells Pakistan

No meeting between foreign ministers in New York, India tells Pakistan The Modi government, which is facing the Congress-led opposition's charge of double standards on Pakistan , Friday evening called off foreign minister-level talks in NY next week, citing the " brutal killings " of Indian security personnel and the release of 20 postage stamps "glorifying a terrorist". [Full Article...]

Governor blames 'colonialism' for US's poor Puerto Rico hurricane response

Governor blames 'colonialism' for US's poor Puerto Rico hurricane response FILE - A man takes one of his 10 a day asthma treatments to help him breathe, inside his home still covered with a tarp a year after Hurricane Maria, in Naranjito, Puerto Rico, Sept. On Thursday, Ben Carson , secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, announced in San Juan that $1.5 billion was being released to Puerto Rico as part of the overall $ 20 billion pledged fo... [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8 The province has a large ethnic Arab community, many of them Sunni, the Muslim denomination to which IS adheres and which is a minority in Shiite Iran. Iran has been deeply involved in the fight against IS in Iraq and has aided embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's long war. Meanwhile, Guard spokesman Gen. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser given more time to decide if she will testify

Kavanaugh accuser given more time to decide if she will testify Grassley later added: "With all the extensions we give Dr Ford to decide if she still wants to testify to the Senate I feel like I'm playing 2nd trombone in the judiciary orchestra and Schumer is the conductor". " I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving pare... [Full Article...]

CNN Analyst: ‘Unfortunately’ Majority of Polls Show O’Rourke Losing to Cruz

CNN Analyst: ‘Unfortunately’ Majority of Polls Show O’Rourke Losing to Cruz The pair will square off again next weekend in Cruz's hometown of Houston, and a third and final debate is set for San Antonio three weeks before the November 6 election . Trump , although he did not dispute Mr. Cruz's point that Mr. O'Rourke is the only Democratic Senate candidate in these midterms who has vowed to vote to impeach Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump urged Spain to ‘build a wall’ across Sahara, says minister

Trump urged Spain to ‘build a wall’ across Sahara, says minister Borrell said that after offering his advice, Trump said, "The border with the Sahara can't be bigger than ours with Mexico ". Borrell continued: "Well, yes, it is way bigger than the border with Mexico, and in any case it wouldn't be very useful to do that". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations

Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations Blasey Ford testify on just a few days' notice - without having the Federal Bureau of Investigation follow up on her allegations and provide a report first", said the letter , which was spearheaded by Sens. Republican and Democratic Judiciary Committee staffers spoke with Katz and Ford attorney Lisa Banks by phone on Thursday to negotiate on a potential hearing for next week. [Full Article...]

North Korea’s offer of concessions comes with a catch for US

North Korea’s offer of concessions comes with a catch for US North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump soon to hasten denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday quoted the North's leader as saying at a summit this week . South Korea's tactic of using the time provided by conventional deterrence to nudge North Korea toward keeping its denuclearization promises is the only viable co... [Full Article...]

South and North Korean leaders meet amid denuclearization doubts

South and North Korean leaders meet amid denuclearization doubts North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is hosting Moon Jae-in, the first South Korean President to travel to Pyongyang in more than a decade. North Korea says the summit between leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will offer an important opportunity in "further accelerating the development" in relations between the rivals. [Full Article...]

Scores Feared Dead in Philippines After Massive Landslide Triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut

Scores Feared Dead in Philippines After Massive Landslide Triggered by Typhoon Mangkhut Bus, ferry and rail services were suspended and nearly 900 flights were cancelled at the city's airport, one of the world's busiest. The plans of tens of thousands of travellers were disrupted by flight cancellations at Hong Kong's global airport, a major regional hub. [Full Article...]


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