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Russia & Turkey agree to 'demilitarised zone' in Syria

Russia & Turkey agree to 'demilitarised zone' in Syria

This came after talks between Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who opposed military offence. The Syrian government forces backed by Russian Federation and Iran were prepari...

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Despite guilty plea, Paul Manafort still holds the Trump card

Despite guilty plea, Paul Manafort still holds the Trump card

US President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed on Friday (Saturday NZ Time) to cooperate with the special counsel's Russian Federation investigation as he pleaded guilt...

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Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

The Journal cited unnamed people familiar with the matter who said the tariff level will likely be set at about 10 per cent, below the 25 per cent announced earlier this year. These tariffs are paid ...

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US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

US calls UN meeting on undermining North Korea sanctions

Ri said the liaison office would "greatly contribute to improving inter-Korean relations and opening up a new era of peace and prosperity", while also urging the South to "accelerate the implementatio...

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Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

In response to the Post story , the White House sent the same statement to press outlets including the Guardian. Following the reveal of Ford's letter, a spokesperson for Judiciary Committee C...

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Vladimir Putin Tipoffs Salisbury Attacks as Western Agenda to Smear Russia

Vladimir Putin Tipoffs Salisbury Attacks as Western Agenda to Smear Russia

Britain alleges the nerve agent used to poison the Skripals was carried in a perfume vial, which Boshirov dismissed by saying, "Don't you think it's kind of stupid for two straight men to carry perfum...

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Storm Helene arrives in Northern Ireland with 70mph winds

Storm Helene arrives in Northern Ireland with 70mph winds

Storm Helene could bring with her disruption to road links and rail links, as well as other forms of transportation. Tropical Storm Helene, is heading towards Ireland. A yellow warning has also been...

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Clean sweep for Kenya at Berlin marathon as Kipchoge smashes World record

Clean sweep for Kenya at Berlin marathon as Kipchoge smashes World record

Kipchoge arrived on the world marathon scene at Hamburg in 2013 following a successful track career that left him with a collection of Olympic medals and world titles. "That's what pushed me in the la...

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Britain risks slump after no-deal Brexit, says Moody's

Britain risks slump after no-deal Brexit, says Moody's

In his column for the Telegraph, Mr Raab said the technical papers would include plans for "protecting consumers from mobile phone roaming charges". But many business chiefs and investors fear polit...

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Trump’s Legal Team Mysteriously Changes Statement on Paul Manafort

Trump’s Legal Team Mysteriously Changes Statement on Paul Manafort

Separately, Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen , implicated him in a criminal campaign finance violation during his own plea hearing in federal court last month. "I feel very badly for...

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Manafort Deal Includes 10-Year Cap On Prison Time

Manafort Deal Includes 10-Year Cap On Prison Time

The 69-year-old political consultant was convicted last month in Alexandria, Virginia federal court on charges of bank and tax fraud. "I had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had t...

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Trump Says Democrats Inflated Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

Trump Says Democrats Inflated Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

The study , which was conducted without the backing of any political group, surveyed 3,000 residences across the United States' territory and found Puerto Ricans died at a much higher rate in the fo...

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Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'

As details are confirmed we will let you know", Sanders said. His visit to Ireland was due to coincide with that trip. President Trump welcomes Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for a St. Ot...

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Who's Afraid of the Sweden Democrats?

Who's Afraid of the Sweden Democrats?

Victory for the Sweden Democrats means that neither of these blocks got anything close to a parliamentary majority. A senior German official is describing the Sweden's election, in which the gov...

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Violence displaces over 30000 in Syria's Idlib, Hama this month

Violence displaces over 30000 in Syria's Idlib, Hama this month

More than 30,000 people have fled their homes in northwest Syria since the army and allied forces resumed bombardment last week, the United Nations humanitarian affairs office (OCHA) said on Monday. ...

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Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London

Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London

The party decision to nominate her in the by-election to fill Nawaz Sharif's seat surprised many who were expecting the ousted PM to promote his daughter Maryam as his political heir. The former fir...

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Hurricane Florence top winds dip to 130 miles per hour

Hurricane Florence top winds dip to 130 miles per hour

As a result, Florence "is expected to be an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday", Sept. 13, said the NHC . Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and We...

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US tech firms ask for protection from next Trump tariffs

US tech firms ask for protection from next Trump tariffs

President Trump's latest list of proposed tariffs on products manufactured in China would have a negative impact on some of Apple's most popular products. would be hit the hardest by taxing these...

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Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Trump on Twitter quoted a Fox News description of the event without long-range nuclear missiles as a sign of North Korea's "commitment to denuclearize". Trump's more misguided impulses". They would...

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Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 110 km/h with higher gusts. Hurricane Isaac strengthened overnight to become the fifth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season and the third now swir...

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Montana Sen. Tester talks up Trump to defuse GOP challenge

Montana Sen. Tester talks up Trump to defuse GOP challenge

It's no wonder that Linfesty wasn't too bothered by the removal, though, considering that he openly supports the Democrats (and can even be seen wearing a social democrats sticker while standing behin...

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No long-range missiles, N.Korea military parade features floats and flowers

No long-range missiles, N.Korea military parade features floats and flowers

No footage of the parade has been released but news agency AFP, which had a reporter at the scene, and NK News, which had pictures from North Korean state TV, said no ICBMs had been seen. The new spec...

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Trump speculates about the author of

Trump speculates about the author of "unfair" piece published this week

They are not doing us a service by actively promoting 90 per cent of the insane stuff that's coming out of the White House and then saying 'Don't worry we are preventing the other 10%,' " he said. Acc...

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Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro stabbed, has liver injury

Brazil far-right candidate Bolsonaro stabbed, has liver injury

Corruption investigations have jailed scores of businessmen and politicians in recent years and alienated voters. "(The pain) was intolerable and it seemed like maybe something worse was happening",...

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Idlib residents urge Turkey to stave off regime attack

Idlib residents urge Turkey to stave off regime attack

Responding to Erdogan's proposal for a cease-fire in Idlib , Putin said "a cease-fire would be good" but indicated that Moscow does not believe it will hold. During a meeting of the UN Security Cou...

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North Korea to hold military parade as regime celebrates 70th anniversary

North Korea to hold military parade as regime celebrates 70th anniversary

Cracks have started to develop in their relationship however, with a key visit to North Korea by U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo being cancelled last minute over "lack of progress". "He probably...

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Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

Wildfire in Shasta County burns 15000

The U.S. Forest Service said Friday the deadly blaze burning in the Mendocino area since July 27 killed a Utah firefighter, destroyed 157 homes and charred 717 square miles (1860 square kilometers). P...

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Death Toll from Powerful Earthquake in Northern Japan Rises

Death Toll from Powerful Earthquake in Northern Japan Rises

The magnitude 6.7 natural disaster struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 a.m. Thursday at the depth of 40 kilometers (24 miles), Japan's Meteorological Agency said. Farming, tourism and other services ar...

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Syrian government forces attack rebel-held city

Syrian government forces attack rebel-held city

Turkey , which backed opposition forces against Bashar al-Assad, fears large numbers of refugees fleeing a military offensive and destabilising areas it holds in Syria. Turkey backs numerous rebel gro...

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Top Trump aides rush to disavow NYTimes 'resistance' article

Top Trump aides rush to disavow NYTimes 'resistance' article

Others say the op-ed just reiterated what most people who have been watching this White House closely already know: This is a president like no other. "To the writer of the op-ed, you are not prot...

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Reuters Journalists Jailed by Myanmar

Reuters Journalists Jailed by Myanmar

Wa Lone , 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, a colonial-era law, Reuters reported . A United Nations report last week asserted that the military's actio...

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Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track

Shooting breaks out at California's Del Mar race track

When deputies responded to the scene just before 7 p.m., Elizarraras allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air in a crowded area. The sold-out show, drawing about 18,000 peo...

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Biden, NFL star deliver tributes to McCain at Phoenix memorial service

Biden, NFL star deliver tributes to McCain at Phoenix memorial service

At the service's end, McCain's coffin was borne out of the church to a recording of Frank Sinatra's " My Way ". An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to remember McCa...

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DeSantis Walks Back

DeSantis Walks Back "Monkey It Up" Comment Regarding Gillum

During the interview with Fox News, DeSantis referred to what would happen if Florida voters supported his opponent, Andrew Gillum . While both parties saw record turnout, with more than ...

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Friends, colleagues share tributes to Senator John McCain

Friends, colleagues share tributes to Senator John McCain

Senators who served with him for decades stood at attention, hands on hearts; Sen. Pence said during his years in Congress and as vice president, he and McCain didn't always agree, and McCain "alm...

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