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It is this author's hope that the Israeli leaders will stand firm to the Russian challenge, as long as Russia does not act more firmly against the Iranian attempts to implant itself and its proxies on Syrian soil and build a platform for future, if not immediate, attacks against the Jewish State.
  • Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak to face 21 money laundering charges

    Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak to face 21 money laundering charges

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    Dr Mahathir, 93, in his second stint as premier after coming out of retirement to take on his ex-protege Mr Najib, has re-opened probes into 1MDB that were shut down by the former government, and vowed to bring Mr Najib to justice. These fresh charges being brought against him are also in addition to the seven charges for criminal breach of trust , abuse of power and money laundering linked to the RM42 million in the SRC global scandal.
  • I don't have an Attorney General

    I don't have an Attorney General

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    President Trump gave an interview on Tuesday where he ended up going on a full-throttle tear against Jeff Sessions , declaring "I don't have an Attorney General". Duncan Hunter and New York Rep. Chris Collins . "We'll see what happens". But firing Sessions would allow Trump to choose a not-recused attorney general who could then, theoretically, either end the investigation or seek to bring it to a timely end.
  • 11 martyred, 30 injured in terror attack on military parade in Ahvaz

    11 martyred, 30 injured in terror attack on military parade in Ahvaz

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    State television blamed " takfiri elements", a reference to Sunni militants, for the attack. Some images show bloodied soldiers in military fatigues, and ambulance sirens can be heard wailing in the background. Who carried out the assault also remained in question. The Guard also has vast holdings in Iran's economy. The Revolutionary Guard is a paramilitary force answerable only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
  • Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

    Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

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    Wilson faces a charge of sexual assault , a second degree felony that carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. The alleged victim, who has not been named, said that she had been paid $500 to have sex with the man in a hotel and that she had met the man, who used the name 'Sanjuro, ' through the website SugarDaddyMeet.com, CBS Austin reported.
  • EU Leaders Keep Up Pressure on May to Take Brexit Deal

    EU Leaders Keep Up Pressure on May to Take Brexit Deal

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    EU Council President Donald Tusk and French President Emmanuel Macron tore into May's plan for economic ties with the EU after Brexit , saying it simply "will not work" and was "not acceptable". Tusk's comments came after May's speech at the summit dinner on Wednesday evening - a chance to circumvent the legalistic European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and pitch her Chequers plan directly to her continental counterparts.
  • Maritime Museum visitors react to the potential discovery of HMS Endeavour

    Maritime Museum visitors react to the potential discovery of HMS Endeavour

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    The Endeavour landed in Australia on April 29, 1770, two years after Cook set sail on a secret mission in search of the "Unknown Southern Land"-Terra Australis Incognita". Americans know the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria; in Australia, the Endeavour is the ship that's burned into memory. In 1999, the Rhode Island state government claimed official ownership of the fleet of ships in the underwater graveyard, including the Endeavor .
  • Pope relieves Bishop Franco Mulakkal of duties

    Pope relieves Bishop Franco Mulakkal of duties

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    Hours after Mulakkal, accused of repeated rape and sexual assault, appeared before the Special Investigation Team for interrogation, the state's DGP Loknath Behera said the investigating officer will decide on whether to arrest him once the examination got over.
  • NY sending more college students to help rebuild Puerto Rico

    NY sending more college students to help rebuild Puerto Rico

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    One year after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico , the island's governor blamed United States "colonialism" for delays in receiving aid and the weak emergency response to the disaster that left almost 3,000 people dead. "I went into depression, the whole year I've been under depression", she said. "Leadership also recognized that emergency managers at all levels could have better leveraged existing information to proactively plan for and address such challenges, both before and ...
  • Rosenstein Floated Secretly Recording Trump, Talked Invoking the 25th Amendment

    Rosenstein Floated Secretly Recording Trump, Talked Invoking the 25th Amendment

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    The explosive article published by The New York Times said Rosenstein discussed recording Trump and his removal from office in meetings and conversations with Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials. The White House has not yet responded to the report. Perhaps worse, however, is how misleadingly the Times presented the story, creating a narrative that doesn't necessarily match up with what the sources said.
  • Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

    Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

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    The other women who spoke at the event described Kavanaugh as a family man who coaches a girls' basketball team, tutors children, goes to neighborhood barbeques and attends church. In a series of tweets, Trump defended the conservative Kavanaugh as under assault by "radical left wing politicians" seeking to "destroy and delay" his confirmation as a Supreme Court justice.
  • Pakistan to unequivocally support Kashmir cause in UNGA session: FM

    Pakistan to unequivocally support Kashmir cause in UNGA session: FM

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    India cancelled on Friday, September 21, a rare meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart scheduled to have taken place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, only a day after announcing it would take place. The Express Tribune quoted Qureshi as saying that India has not responded positively to Pakistan's invitation for dialogue. Khan's letter to Modi was delivered on Sept 17 and on the same a letter from Qureshi to Sushma Swaraj was handed over by the ...
  • China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

    China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy

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    U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement that China's Equipment Development Department and director Li Shangfu made a "significant transaction" involving the purchase of Su-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment in 2018.
  • Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare

    Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare

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    The three girls stabbed are a three-day-old, a 20-day-old and a one-month old, NBC reported . The woman is also accused of stabbing one female co-worker eight times, police told WPIX. "We have seen some paperwork indicating that it is a day care", Holmes said, adding the documents "indicated that they were a nursery". Among the questions was whether the place was operating as an unlicensed childcare facility.
  • Uganda bans rallies by Bobi Wine supporters as he returns today

    Uganda bans rallies by Bobi Wine supporters as he returns today

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    As soon as he landed, security forces promptly chauffeured him away. Residents in his neighbourhood told Reuters that they had attempted to wait for him on streets near his home but were chased away by security forces. Five legislators in all were detained, two say they were badly beaten and all say they were mistreated. Journalists were barred from accessing the airport and about have a dozen were taken in for questioning, although police Spokesman Emilian Kayima said they were all freed.
  • Feinstein’s opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

    Feinstein’s opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

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    GOP women and others who support Trump mostly said they still back Kavanaugh. An anti-Zionist student group at The New School in NY appeared to justify the recent killing of an Israeli-American man by a. At the end of the post , Ruyak said "the story that this woman is telling is one that I know was repeated dozens of times in my 4 years at Prep", but later clarified that he did not attend the high school at the same time as Ford or Kavanaugh.
  • Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

    Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

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    EDT (1300 GMT). They say there is no known motive at this time and that the suspect's last known address was in Baltimore County. When authorities found the suspect she was critically injured on the floor with a gunshot wound to her head, police said .
  • Brexit sold by liars, United Kingdom told

    Brexit sold by liars, United Kingdom told

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    A combative Macron accused British Brexiters of lying about how easy it would be to negotiate an exit from the European Union on terms favourable to the UK. But this summit has now ended, leaving a decidedly bitter taste in the mouth and a sense that this will be a long and very hard autumn of negotiations with a real prospect of no deal at the end.
  • Fire tornado sucks hose into the air

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    Next, the video shows the fire tornado , which apparently grew to over 200 feet tall. Video captured and posted to social media shows firefighters dealing with a huge blaze near Vanderhoof on August 19, including a fire whirl or fire tornado.
  • Venezuelan president feasts at ‘Salt Bae’ restaurant while country goes hungry

    Venezuelan president feasts at ‘Salt Bae’ restaurant while country goes hungry

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    In one video, Maduro tells fellow diners, 'This is a once in a lifetime moment , ' as Gokce dramatically slices steak for them by their table while swaying his hips. Even Florida Republican Sen. Since then, Rubio has pushed for tougher sanctions against the Latin American country, has encouraged a military coup against Maduro , and has spoke in favor of United States military intervention in Venezuela .
  • Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify next week under certain terms

    Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify next week under certain terms

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    Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump 's second Supreme Court nominee, strongly denies the allegations and has said he is willing to testify under oath in a public Senate hearing Monday. "Dear Professor Ford, we know how hard it is to stand up to powerful people", they say. They chanted, "We believe Anita Hill . Do the right thing, for a change", Hirono said Tuesday, stealing the show at a press conference that featured several high-profile Democrats.
  • Ferry in Tanzania's lake Victoria capsizes - government agency

    Ferry in Tanzania's lake Victoria capsizes - government agency

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    An eyewitness told this paper that more than 20 people were rescued by fishermen immediately after the accident occurred. He feared "a significant number have lost their lives". The ferry which plies Bugorora to Ukara island route in Mwanza Province is said to have sunk with over 100 people aboard. Waters in the lake can be rough and boats are frequently poorly maintained, while ferry operators often fail to record the number of passengers on board.
  • Russian Federation presents new proof that Ukraine downed MH17 flight in 2014

    Russian Federation presents new proof that Ukraine downed MH17 flight in 2014

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    The new Russian assertions follow several other attempts by Russia to lay blame for the downing of MH-17 on Ukraine, including initial suggestions - now discredited - that the jet was shot down by a Ukrainian warplane. "In may 2018 JIT specifically requested to receive information about the number of missile components", the report said. On the day that MH17 crashed, a rebel commander posted that his troops had shot down a Ukrainian military plane.