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Those who dealt with Manafort's taxes also testified that even though they asked Manafort whether he maintained any bank accounts overseas, he told them no. But Trump has shown interest in the proceedings, tweeting support for Manafort and suggesting he has been treated worse than gangster Al Capone. "We need to discuss Steve Calk for Sec (retary) of the Army", Manafort wrote to Gates in an email on November 24, 2016.
  • Third Strong Earthquake Shakes Indonesian Island as Death Toll Tops 300

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    Nyoman Sidekarya, chief of the provincial search and rescue agency that covers Lombok, told The Associated Press that the death toll from Sunday's magnitude 7.0 quake is now 227. Tens of thousands are now sleeping out in the open or in the ruins of their homes. The death toll of Sunday's quake now stands at 319 but is likely to rise, according to Indonesia's chief security minister Wiranto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.
  • Kremlin confirms Moscow received Donald Trump’s letter

    Kremlin confirms Moscow received Donald Trump’s letter

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    If the bill is submitted in its current form and adopted, the USA president would have 180 days to begin implementing its provisions; within 60 days of adoption, the White House would need to provide a new list of Russian individuals suspected of cyber-attacks against the United States; the Treasury Department would have 180 days to update its "Kremlin list" of Russian state officials and oligarchs; the director of national intelligence would be tasked with completing a "detailed report on the ...
  • China continues 'fair and lawful' business in Iran, despite USA sanctions

    China continues 'fair and lawful' business in Iran, despite USA sanctions

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    Donald Trump claimed they were "the most biting ever imposed" and warned that in November, sanctions would "ratchet up to yet another level" with an embargo on Iranian oil and blanket sanctions on Iranian banks. But that has proved hard: European companies have quit Iran, arguing that they can not risk their USA business. Among large European companies that have suspended plans to invest in Iran are France's oil major Total and its big carmakers, PSA and Renault.
  • Sen. Rand Paul: Russian lawmakers agree to visit U.S.

    Sen. Rand Paul: Russian lawmakers agree to visit U.S.

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    Kosachev said that while no plans have been finalized, " certain specific subjects in the development of this co-operation " had been addressed during Paul's visit, adding that he hoped a meeting between the Senate and the Federation Council Committee on International Affairs could be held before the end of the year.
  • 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 suspended diplomatic ties and halted new trade dealings late Sunday following comments by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland criticizing the kingdom for arrests of women's rights activists. However, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry called Canada's plea a "grave and unacceptable violation of the kingdom's laws and procedures". Saudi holdings in Canada are relatively small, but not insignificant.
  • Twitter CEO: Alex Jones

    Twitter CEO: Alex Jones "Hasn't Violated Our Rules"

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    Facebook suspended Jones' account for 30 days on Monday due to repeated violations, includings posts that it said glorified violence and dehumanized others. Kevin M. Kruse, a historian at Princeton, sought to portray Dorsey's resort to Twitter's codes of conduct as blind to Jones's online behavior. He is now being sued by the parents of the children murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, having claimed the attack was a hoax.
  • New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

    New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

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    The US Attorney for the Southern District of NY scheduled a news conference to announce insider trading charges against Christopher Collins, a Republican Congressman representing the 27th District of NY, his son Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron Collins's fiancee.
  • Imran Khan questioned by anti-graft body

    Imran Khan questioned by anti-graft body

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    PTI chief's convoy arrives at NAB's KP office. Khan appeared before the National Accountability Bureau's office in Peshawar , where the agency gave him a list of questions, Dawn quoted the bureau's officials as saying. The case against Khan was filed after Geo News , in a report, claimed that the former KP government, headed by PTI's Pervez Khattak, spent a whopping amount on Khan's travel at the government's expense.
  • Five South Africans caught up in deadly Indonesia quake are safe: Dirco

    Five South Africans caught up in deadly Indonesia quake are safe: Dirco

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    Hundreds of tourists slept at Lombok Airport waiting for the first chance to leave. "Without the businesses open and repaired there will be limited tourists therefore the impact on locals and the island itself is unthinkable". The natural disaster came just one week after Lombok was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake that killed 17 people. A 66-year-old village elder, Supardi, said a magnitude-6.4 quake that hit Lombok a week earlier had caused countless cracks in the mosque's walls.
  • First round of United States tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50B - USTR

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    Customs will begin collecting the duties on 279 product lines, down from 284 items on the initial list , as of August 23, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said in an emailed statement on Tuesday. In May, Chinese importers trying to beat Beijing's looming counter-tariffs led to a surge in U.S. exports of crude oil and soybeans, temporarily driving down the trade deficit and helping boost GDP growth in the April-June period to 4.1 percent.
  • British politician Boris Johnson asked to apologize for burka comments

    British politician Boris Johnson asked to apologize for burka comments

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    But a source close to Mr Johnson said people should "not fall into the trap of shutting down debate on hard issues". "When Muslim women are being attacked in the street, his comments are risky and can not be laughed off", she said. Johnson declined to comment on Tuesday, but a person familiar with his views said he was speaking up for liberal values and stood by his article. "It's now 24 hours have gone by, the message that members of the Muslim community get is that their concerns are not ...
  • OH race too close to call but Trump claims victory

    OH race too close to call but Trump claims victory

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    Doug Jones (D-AL) as well as numerous other wins in legislative special elections and moral victories in other congressional special elections. Voters in OH and Kansas joined those in Missouri, Michigan and Washington state. But it isn't entirely clear if Trump's support will ultimately help or hurt Balderson on Tuesday. But the GOP candidate in the race, Troy Balderson, is a Trump supporter who recently welcomed President Trump at a town rally this weekend.
  • Mendocino Complex now California's largest wildfire in history

    Mendocino Complex now California's largest wildfire in history

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    The fires burning a few miles apart and known as the Mendocino Complex ignited July 27 and encompass an area the size of Los Angeles. More than 14,000 firefighters are battling over a dozen major blazes throughout California, state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Scott McLean said .
  • Scores injured in traffic protests in Bangladesh capital

    Scores injured in traffic protests in Bangladesh capital

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    In order to prevent tragic incidents like these happening in the future, students took to the streets to campaign for road safety. At a time when the Sheikh Hasina has been reticent to take on further refugees from the now largely quelled crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine state, it is clear that a would-be inflow of 4 million stateless people into Bangladesh from India could only further raise tensions in a country being rapidly pushed to the brink due to internal crises.
  • Former campaign aide to Trump testifies he committed crimes with Manafort

    Former campaign aide to Trump testifies he committed crimes with Manafort

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    Rick Gates has been regarded as a crucial government witness ever since he pleaded guilty a year ago and agreed to cooperate in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Mr Mueller is also investigating possible coordination between Trump campaign members and Russian officials in the election campaign, but the charges against Mr Manafort do not address that.
  • Nikolas Cruz: Voice told me to burn, kill, destroy

    Nikolas Cruz: Voice told me to burn, kill, destroy

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    Prosecutors released the 216-page, heavily redacted transcript of Cruz's post-shooting statement on Monday after a judge ruled last month that nonconfession portions should be made public. The suspect said he was in constant battle with "the voice". "What are the demons?" the detective asked. "A monster?" the confessed killer said.
  • Spanish paedophile jailed in Germany for 'buying' boy online

    Spanish paedophile jailed in Germany for 'buying' boy online

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    A 48-year-old woman and her 39-year-old partner (himself a convicted pedophile) have been convicted of selling the woman's now-10-year-old son on the darknet to pedophiles and raping and abusing him themselves, per the Local . The mother confessed to the crimes during the trial but did not reveal her motive. A Spanish national received a 10-year prison sentence on Monday after admitting that he had raped the boy on at least 15 occasions and had paid the mother and her partner more than ...
  • Assad's chemical war expert dies in vehicle blast

    Assad's chemical war expert dies in vehicle blast

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    The pro-regime Al Watan newspaper confirmed the killing. Aziz Asber, director of the Syrian Scientific Research Centre, died near the city of Homs when explosives planted in his auto went off, pro-regime newspaper Al-Watan reported Sunday.
  • Yacht in 1MDB scandal returned to Malaysia: PM Mahathir

    Yacht in 1MDB scandal returned to Malaysia: PM Mahathir

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    Lawyers representing the wanted financier, also known as Jho Low , filed a notice yesterday to a California district court to direct the U.S. government to reveal its knowledge of the yacht's transfer. Earlier today, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, was expected to be arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after they have taken his statement to assist in the ongoing investigations.
  • Saudi students' year at UPEI in question

    Saudi students' year at UPEI in question

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    The image was noticed by social media users who pointed out the bad taste of the image, as well as Saudi Arabia's possible involvement with some of the individuals involved in the original 9/11 attacks. Samar's brother, blogger Raif Badawi, was arrested in 2012 and sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for "insulting Islam" in a case that sparked an global outcry.