• Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil

    Court majority blocks ex-president in Brazil

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    A majority of justices on Brazil's electoral court voted late Friday to bar ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in October's presidential election, virtually ending any chance that the front-runner will get on the ballot. Lula's case was a last-minute addition to the Superior Electoral Court's extraordinary session, where seven magistrates in Brasilia began hearing it at 5:00 pm (2000 GMT).
  • Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims

    Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims

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    Col. Kone Faulkner said September 1. Previously this year, Congress canceled $500 million in CSF monies to Pakistan. "This is the money they (US) are supposed to reimburse, but now either they are not willing or unable to pay back", Qureshi said during a hurriedly called press conference on Sunday after the USA announced the decision.
  • Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

    Pres. Trump Accuses Bruce, Nellie Ohr Of Colluding With Russia

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    Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says it may explain President Trump's recent criticism of Ohr . Ohr is a Department of Justice official who has been at the agency for nearly three decades. Goodlatte was not present for the interview with Ohr, which was held Aug. 28 during the House's August recess. Trump supporters accuse Ohr of cooperating with Steele on the dossier that outlined Russian financial ties and salacious personal details.
  • Dairy Dispute Souring U.S.-Canada Trade Deal

    Dairy Dispute Souring U.S.-Canada Trade Deal

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    Talks are to resume Wednesday in Washington. But they are looking down the barrel of a last-minute ultimatum to sign a deal already decided by Mexico and the U.S. Turning to Canada, he said: "I think it is going to happen and we really have developed a really good relationship". "Big issues being solved by Mexico and the United States with Canada being presented with a deal that has largely been concluded.
  • Sen. John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

    Sen. John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

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    Sarah Palin, who was McCain's running mate in the 2008 presidential election, was not invitedto any of the memorial services. John McCain was a decorated veteran who was held for more than five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Other notable attendees included Republican congressional leaders, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Inside the cathedral luminaries including comedian Jay Leno, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former Senator ...
  • Russian Federation to Hold Substantial Naval Exercise Off Syrian Coast

    Russian Federation to Hold Substantial Naval Exercise Off Syrian Coast

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    Syrian government forces and Syrian Arab Red Crescent oversee the evacuation by buses of opposition fighters and their families from the southern province of Daraa, Syria , to Idlib in July. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said "terrorists" must be wiped out in Idlib, accusing them of using civilians as human shields. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told Russian news agencies that Moscow is willing to discuss "the details, the general idea and what practical solutions ...
  • Seven dead in New Mexico after Greyhound bus collides with truck

    Seven dead in New Mexico after Greyhound bus collides with truck

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    New Mexico state police said there were 48 people aboard the bus and one person- the driver - in the big rig when the crash occurred around midday. Greyhound said there were 49 passengers on board when the crash happened. Aerial footage by CNN affiliate KRQE showed the bus damaged on the front edge, but upright, in the grass median. New Mexico State Police are reporting serious injuries among the passengers aboard a commercial bus that crashed along Interstate 40.
  • Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy

    Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy

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    He recalled "the joy that crossed his face when he knew he was about to take the stage of the Senate floor and start a fight". The service for the statesman, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate unfolded at North Phoenix Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona , after a motorcade bearing McCain's body made its way from the state Capitol past people waving American flags and campaign-style McCain signs.
  • What to Do If Someone Rings Your Doorbell Overnight

    What to Do If Someone Rings Your Doorbell Overnight

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    The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was able to confirm the 32-year-old woman's safety Wednesday. They found a 49-year-old man dead inside a home in the 18400 block of Sunrise Pines Drive on Tuesday morning. Investigators say based off of information from witnesses, the man and the woman seen in the video were in a relationship and living at the home where the investigation is underway.
  • Scallop wars: Could Brexit calm troubled waters?

    Scallop wars: Could Brexit calm troubled waters?

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    He pointed out that French boats had been allowed within 12 miles of the United Kingdom since the 1960s, while the British are not allowed that close to France. It comes amid a row that scallop stocks have been stripped by British firms, without giving the population a chance to recover. The clashes happened in the scallop-rich waters of the Baie de Seine area of Normandy, 12 nautical miles out to sea, where the Brits are legally entitled to fish.
  • Trump Says No Reason to Resume Military Exercises With South Korea

    Trump Says No Reason to Resume Military Exercises With South Korea

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    But Mr. Moon had hoped that Mr. Pompeo would first break a logjam in talks over denuclearizing the North, making it easier for him to push his agenda of increasing economic and other inter-Korean ties when he sat down with Mr. On Wednesday, he reiterated that no decisions had been made about suspending any future exercises and stressed the importance of the U.S. alliance with South Korea.
  • Senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer

    Senator John McCain dies after battle with brain cancer

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    Trump's response: McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy. This is a sad day for the United States. The Russell building is now named after former Georgia Democratic Sen. But I would not trade a day of my life, in good or bad times, for the best day of anyone else's. "I loved the man". He was one of the most courageous men of the century.
  • Obama, George Bush Mourn John McCain

    Obama, George Bush Mourn John McCain

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    U.S. Senator John McCain is being remembered for his courage, patriotism and service to his country. "But all of us can aspire to the courage to put the greater good above our own", Obama said . Trump has been criticised for his feud with McCain, which started after he underplayed the senator's renowned military service . Former vice-president Joe Biden , who developed a friendship with McCain while they served together in the Senate, said the Arizona lawmaker will "cast a long shadow".
  • Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff

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    So, the White House didn't break the rules, as Mr McCain died on Saturday and the flag was raised to its full height on Monday. President Donald Trump rejected a statement prepared by his aides that praised Mr John McCain , according to the Washington Post , underscoring Mr Trump's enduring scorn for the late senator and war hero.
  • Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop

    Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop

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    Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano , a former Vatican envoy to the United States, said he had told Francis of the allegations against prominent U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013. McCarrick, 88, resigned last month in disgrace and was stripped of his title after allegations that he had abused a minor almost 50 years ago and also forced adult male seminarians to share his bed.
  • Arizona candidate groused about McCain hours before he died

    Arizona candidate groused about McCain hours before he died

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    Presidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Senator John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments. John McCain was a man of deep conviction and a patriot of the highest order. Senator McCain was a tireless champion of American values, a fierce supporter of veterans, and a leader both at home and overseas.
  • Scott Morrison becomes Australia’s prime minister after the ousting of Malcolm Turnbull

    Scott Morrison becomes Australia’s prime minister after the ousting of Malcolm Turnbull

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    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and National Drought Coordinator Major-General Stephen Day are greeted by Australia's Minister for Agricultre and Water Resources David Littleproud after arriving at Quilpie on August 27, 2018. Christopher Pyne was promoted to oversee defense and Steven Ciobo was named minister for the defense industry. The Energy and Environment has also been split, with Melissa Price becoming the Environment minister, while Angus Taylor was given the Energy role.
  • Mexico, US likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement - minister

    Mexico, US likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement - minister

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    Both Mexican and USA officials hope to sign a new agreement before December 1, 2018, when Mexico's new president , Andrés Manuel López Obrador, takes office. Trump prompted the Nafta revamp more than a year ago, complaining the pact has benefited Mexico to the detriment of USA workers and manufacturing.
  • China slams 'irresponsible' Trump for North Korea claim

    China slams 'irresponsible' Trump for North Korea claim

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    Biegun as the newest member of the negotiating team and the one to lead the ongoing efforts moving forward. North Korea's blistering broadsides against Japan are nothing new, given its position as a hated former colonial power and a key player in global efforts to punish Pyongyang with sanctions over its pursuit of nuclear weapons.