• Saudi Arabia-Canada spat hits 16,000 students as the Kingdom suspends scholarships

    Saudi Arabia-Canada spat hits 16,000 students as the Kingdom suspends scholarships

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    Saudi Arabia's diplomatic row with Canada is showing no signs of slowing. Almost 100 worldwide students in Waterloo Region could be affected as tensions heat up between Saudi Arabia and Canada. "Canada made a big mistake... and a mistake should be corrected". Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently went on a global tour touting proposed economic reforms and promoting his vision for the kingdom as "the next Europe".
  • Twitter Bucks Silicon Valley Trend, Opts Not to Ban Alex Jones

    Twitter Bucks Silicon Valley Trend, Opts Not to Ban Alex Jones

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    The other companies, including Facebook and Apple, cited harassment and hate speech as among the reasons they had deleted years of content from Jones, who responded by telling The Washington Post that the First Amendment was in danger. Spotify, the streaming music online service, had already removed a number of Jones's podcasts last week, accusing them of breaking its own hate-speech rules.
  • Gates admits he cheated on wife at Manafort trial

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    In the world outside Alexandria's courthouse square, special counsel Robert Mueller continues his investigation into the Trump campaign's possible coordination with Russian Federation. Behind the scenes, he was equally integral. Gates' testified that he and Manafort knew they were committing crimes for years. But Weissmann has notably not questioned any witnesses at Manafort's Virginia trial.
  • GOP Rep. Chris Collins Hit With Insider Trading Charges

    GOP Rep. Chris Collins Hit With Insider Trading Charges

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    A federal grand jury accused the Buffalo-area lawmaker of passing nonpublic information about a biotech company to his son, who traded on the information and passed it along to others. Collins, 68, was charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud, securities fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud and making false statements, according to the indictment .
  • Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web

    Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web

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    The Freiburg state court in southwestern Germany convicted the couple of serious sexual abuse of children, 21 counts in his case and 19 in hers. Diaz received a 10-year prison sentence for 14 counts of aggravated sexual assault, one count of rape and one count of bodily harm while making child pornography.
  • Brooklyn nail salon brawl over botched eyebrow wax sparks protests, racism accusations

    Brooklyn nail salon brawl over botched eyebrow wax sparks protests, racism accusations

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    Video posted on Facebook shows a portion of the knock-down, drag-out brawl at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Avenue in East Flatbush. Everyone is still trying to sort out what was happening inside a Brooklyn nail salon where a pretty wild melee took place with broomsticks flying during a beat-down after a customer allegedly refused to pay for a botched eye brow job, the NY Post reports.
  • Dozens shot in Chicago in burst of weekend gun violence

    Dozens shot in Chicago in burst of weekend gun violence

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    Nevertheless, Chicago's official murder count, at 310 killings before the weekend, was the highest in the country and far eclipsed those of America's two largest cities - NY and Los Angeles. The toll ranks as the worst weekend of 2018, both in terms of deaths and total shot. But he said gang members and others arrested on gun charges aren't dealt with harshly enough.
  • My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal

    My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal

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    It is his most direct statement so far on the reason for Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016. At the time , in July 2017, Trump offered a similar comment to the one he made on Sunday, dismissing the meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on his political opponent as no big deal.
  • Trump in warning over trading with Iran

    Trump in warning over trading with Iran

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    Further sanctions on Iran's lucrative oil industry and energy sector are due to follow in November. US National Security Adviser John Bolton said Iran "could take up the president's offer to negotiate with them, to give up their ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes fully and really verifiably - not under the onerous terms of the Iran nuclear deal , which really are not satisfactory".
  • Twin Blazes Become California's Largest Wildfire In History

    Twin Blazes Become California's Largest Wildfire In History

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    Dry, hot winds fueled both blazes, which have collectively charred almost 400 square miles (1,036 square kilometers) of brush and timber. Additional areas impacted by the Mendocino Complex Fire are seeing evacuations lifted. And parts of Colusa, Lake, and Mendocino counties have been evacuated. The Ranch Fire is 225,001 acres and containment has decreased to 21% - making this fire the sixth largest in state history by itself.
  • Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida

    Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida

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    A member of the political wing of Yemen's Huthi rebels said Saturday the insurgents were willing to attend United Nations -brokered talks, although they had low expectations of a positive outcome. "The Houthi militia are behind killing of civilians in Hodeidah on Thursday", he said. "The unilateral halt in naval military operations will be for a limited time period and could be extended and include all fronts if this move is reciprocated by the leadership of the [Saudi-led] coalition", ...
  • Iran's Zarif Says China 'Pivotal' to Salvaging Nuclear Deal, China Agrees

    Iran's Zarif Says China 'Pivotal' to Salvaging Nuclear Deal, China Agrees

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    Tension between Iran and the United States increased after US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the deal in May and to re-impose economic sanctions on Tehran. "The nuclear deal was good for the oil sector but didn't help the financial and banking sectors", said Farid Dehdilani, global affairs adviser for the Iranian Privatisation Organisation.
  • Kudlow: Squeeze won't ease; China preps more tariffs

    Kudlow: Squeeze won't ease; China preps more tariffs

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    Trump made similar remarks at his two previous rallies in Florida and Pennsylvania earlier in the week when he also jabbed the "brilliant pundits" and the so-called geniuses who never understood that "people that were never happy with anybody until we came along" made up the heart of the economic nationalist movement that got him elected in 2016.
  • Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting

    Trump tweets about secret Trump Tower meeting

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    The fact that Donald Trump Jr. attended a meeting with Russians for the goal of obtaining dirt on Hillary Clinton is not inconsistent with claims that the actual focus of the meeting was on other matters. At the time , Trump and his White House had falsely claimed that he had only offered his input into the crafting of the statement. "The question is how will it be illegal?" He quickly replied, "if it's what you say I love it".
  • 20 killed in World War II plane crash in Switzerland

    20 killed in World War II plane crash in Switzerland

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    Officials said Sunday they weren't aware of any distress call made from the plane, adding that the investigation into the crash is expected to be "relatively complex" - though there's no indication of foul play. The area around the crash site, which is popular with hikers and skiers and includes a glacier, was closed to the public. They were produced in Germany between 1932 and 1952, serving both as passenger and military planes.
  • Giuliani: Trump to make Mueller sit-down call within 10 days

    Giuliani: Trump to make Mueller sit-down call within 10 days

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    He also claimed on Thursday that Russia was "very unhappy" he had won the election, although at his joint news conference with Putin, the Russian leader said he had wanted Trump to win. Some Democratic politicians said Mr Trump's tweets showed an intent to obstruct justice. Prosecutors told a jury Manafort hid much of the $60 million he earned from lobbying as an unregistered foreign agent on behalf of pro-Russia Ukrainian officials by stashing it in undisclosed overseas accounts.
  • Warrant issued for suspect in murder of Texas cardiologist

    Warrant issued for suspect in murder of Texas cardiologist

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    Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said that authorities have an arrest warrant for Pappas, who is armed, unsafe and potentially suicidal, NBC reported . Acevedo says they believe the motive may be that Pappas' mother died while undergoing surgery 20 years ago under the care of Hausknecht. She described Pappas as smart and helpful.
  • Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman

    Frustration builds as police stay mum on missing Iowa woman

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    Kearney, Missouri is located about 25 minutes from Kansas City. Laura Calderwood said during a news conference that she believes her daughter , 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts , is alive but has potentially been kidnapped. The tip said that the woman "might have been drugged, looked disoriented and was with a truck driver". Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation special agent Mike Krapfl confirmed Thursday that the reported sighting of Mollie Tibbetts wasn't substantiated and has been ruled ...