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Trump denies report alleging he alarmed officials with 'promise' to foreign leader Trump denies report alleging he alarmed officials with 'promise' to foreign leader
- Сентября 19, 2019

A mysterious conversation with a foreign leader is at the center of a controversy between the intelligence community and Congress . Schiff said last week that Maguire is required to share the complaint with Congress and said the attempt to hold it back "raises serious concerns about whether White House, Department of Justice or other executive branch officials are trying to prevent a legitimate whistleblower complaint from reaching its intended recipient, the Congress, in order to cover ... (more...)
China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists
- Сентября 19, 2019

According to published reports, the decision to cancel was made in part because Hong Kong Bet, one of the horses entered on Wednesday, is owned by Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, a pro-establishment politician who has defended indiscriminate physical attacks on protesters. (more...)
Trump says China trade deal could come before United States election, or not Trump says China trade deal could come before United States election, or not
- Сентября 19, 2019

In fact, it would be a big risk for the United States president with the only benefit of being able to sell a few soybeans and pork to China! FOX Business' Daniella Genovese contributed to this article. "They can not continue to violate our trade relationship, I think the president had to do something about it", she stated. Former Trump senior economic adviser Steve Moore discusses the trade war's economic impact. (more...)
Zimbabwe welcomes SA President Ramaphosa's apology following xenophobic attacks Zimbabwe welcomes SA President Ramaphosa's apology following xenophobic attacks
- Сентября 19, 2019

According to him, President Cyril Ramaphosa's the Special Envoy, Mr Jeff Radebe and Special Advisor, Dr Khulu Mbatha, have arrived in Nigeria to deliver a message on the issue to President Muhammadu Buhari . Many South Africans and global leaders have called on the country to take immediate action in ending the violence. That spirit of oneness should be encouraged and inculcated in the psyche of South Africans so that the violence does not flare up again. (more...)
Israeli elections end without consensus, fuelling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption woes Israeli elections end without consensus, fuelling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption woes
- Сентября 19, 2019

Netanyahu's caretaker government met on Sunday in the Jordan Valley , a largely agricultural area which he announced on Tuesday that he intends to annex if he wins a fifth term. Lieberman, a former top aide to Netanyahu who has since fallen out with the prime minister, campaigned on a pledge to bring Likud and Blue and White and his own party into a government. (more...)
Pilot 'caught on electricity line' as F-16 jet crashes in France Pilot 'caught on electricity line' as F-16 jet crashes in France
- Сентября 19, 2019

Emergency workers extracted the pilot safely after cutting off power in the area, and he was been taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks, a spokesman for the regional administration told The Associated Press . A few moments later, there was a second explosion and more tearing metal. The fighter jet crashed on a road in western France and one of its pilots was hanging from a high-voltage electricity line after his parachute got caught, AP reported, citing French authorities. (more...)
Tropical Storm Humberto Takes Aim At Hurricane-Battered Bahamas Tropical Storm Humberto Takes Aim At Hurricane-Battered Bahamas
- Сентября 19, 2019

As of 5 a.m., the system was about 135 miles north of Great Abaco Island and about 175 miles east of Cape Canaveral, moving north-northwest at 7 mph with sustained winds of 60 mph, the National Hurricane Center said . "In some areas, more than three-quarters of all buildings have been destroyed. Schools turned into rubble", Guterres said in a statement upon returning to Abaco on Saturday. (more...)
Trump rejects Brett Kavanaugh impeachment calls amid new sexual misconduct report Trump rejects Brett Kavanaugh impeachment calls amid new sexual misconduct report
- Сентября 19, 2019

When he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee past year, Kavanaugh denied all allegations of impropriety . Justice Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied claims of sexual misconduct and improper behavior that became a central part of his confirmation process past year. (more...)
Gun control phone app for background checks being considered Gun control phone app for background checks being considered
- Сентября 19, 2019

But while the president has waffled publicly on expanded background checks, he has directed his staff to continue to work with lawmakers - including Republican Sen. "My members know the very simple fact that to make a law you have to have a presidential signature. We will be vociferous, and next week in the Senate we will demand a vote on meaningful and commonsense reforms, like fixing our broken background check law". (more...)
N.Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter N.Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter
- Сентября 19, 2019

In April, Kim set a year-end deadline for the United States to show more flexibility in talks, which broke down in Hanoi in February over US demands for North Korea to relinquish its nuclear arsenal and Pyongyang's demands for relief from crushing U.N. (more...)
Agreement reached on Syria's constitution committee Agreement reached on Syria's constitution committee
- Сентября 19, 2019

Putin met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani here, and said prior to the talks that the situation in Syria's Idlib region remained a great concern , and that the three nations have to make additional steps to root out the "terrorist threat" in the area. (more...)
Donald Trump's 'promise' to foreign leader sparked 'urgent' whistleblowing complaint
- Сентября 19, 2019

The Post , which cited two former officials familiar with the matter, said it was not immediately clear which foreign leader Trump was speaking with or what he pledged to deliver. 'The ICIG determined that this complaint is both credible and urgent, and that it should be transmitted to Congress under the clear letter of the law. (more...)
Beto O'Rourke's violent troll shows holes in Twitter policy Beto O'Rourke's violent troll shows holes in Twitter policy
- Сентября 19, 2019

Micah Barton, a spokeswoman for O'Rourke, said in an email that the campaign reported Cain's remarks to the Federal Bureau of Investigation but had no further comment . I don't need it to hunt, don't need it to defend myself in my home.' They recognize this is a weapon designed for war, to kill people as effectively, as efficiently, and in as great a number as possible". (more...)
Teen Arrested in Fatal Oceanside Brawl Teen Arrested in Fatal Oceanside Brawl
- Сентября 19, 2019

One day earlier, Morris was seen walking a girl home in their neighborhood on Long Island , in NY. Police said between 50 and 70 teens stopped to watch the bloody brawl, at least some of them recording the fight on their cell phones, all while failing to do anything to defend Morris from his attackers. (more...)
Brexit bust-up: Boris Johnson accused of being the 'father of lies' Brexit bust-up: Boris Johnson accused of being the 'father of lies'
- Сентября 19, 2019

After the debate, the European Parliament is set to adopt a resolution laying out its concerns about Britain's impending departure from the 28-nation bloc on October 31. However, Aidan O'Neill, barrister for Scottish National party MP Joanna Cherry and the 70 other parliamentarians in the Scottish case, will argue later on Wednesday that prorogation is reviewable by the courts because judges need to step in when the government is avoiding parliamentary scrutiny. (more...)
Sen. Risch: 'Hard to look the other way' on Iran drone attack Sen. Risch: 'Hard to look the other way' on Iran drone attack
- Сентября 19, 2019

The attacks were "unquestionably sponsored by Iran" and had not originated in Yemen, Malki said, basing the assertion in part on the purported range of the weapons recovered, which he said could not have traveled from Houthi-held territory. (more...)
Iran Acknowledges Holding 3 Australians on Spying Charges Iran Acknowledges Holding 3 Australians on Spying Charges
- Сентября 19, 2019

It quotes an Iranian judiciary official saying two Australian travel bloggers were arrested after taking pictures in military areas, and says the third Australian - presumably Kylie Moore-Gilbert - was detained for allegedly spying for a third country. (more...)
Trump reveals short list for national security adviser Trump reveals short list for national security adviser
- Сентября 19, 2019

Trump also largely blamed his third national security adviser for overselling the strength of Venezuela's political opposition earlier this year. Mr O'Brien, who made headlines in July when he was dispatched to Sweden to monitor the assault trial of American rapper ASAP Rocky, was among five candidates Mr Trump said were under consideration. (more...)
Fla. Couple Allegedly Had Sex in Police Car After DUI Arrests Fla. Couple Allegedly Had Sex in Police Car After DUI Arrests
- Сентября 19, 2019

Aaron Thomas, 31, and Megan Mondanaro, 35 , were detained at around 11.40pm on Friday after a deputy saw them cycling without lights. The deputy said that after he noticed both individuals smelled like alcohol and had bloodshot eyes, he arrested them and placed them in the back seat of his patrol auto. (more...)
Girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming Girl dies from brain-eating amoeba after swimming
- Сентября 19, 2019

It wasn't until Sunday that she came down with a fever. Lily Mae Avant, 10, was hospitalised for almost a week in Fort Worth, Texas , after swimming over Labour Day weekend in the Brazos River near Valley Mills, McClatchy news group previously reported . (more...)