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United States government bans employees from using risky Chinese phones

United States government bans employees from using risky Chinese phones

Although the ban does seemingly go against the wishes of President Trump , who had worked to overturn the ZTE ban , we suspect the White House will be secretly happy with the outcome. (A Trump-brand...

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Vermont’s Christine Hallquist Wins Primary, Could Be First Transgender Governor

Vermont’s Christine Hallquist Wins Primary, Could Be First Transgender Governor

Ilhan Omar, a refugee from Somalia who came to the U.S. as a teenager, won her Democratic primary in the state's fifth district. Nehlen trailed behind establishment Republican choice Bryan Steil , ...

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Cardinal Wuerl’s actions in Pittsburgh scrutinized by Catholic sexual abuse investigation

Cardinal Wuerl’s actions in Pittsburgh scrutinized by Catholic sexual abuse investigation

Although the report addresses each of the six diocese (Allentown, Erie, Greensburg , Harrisburg , Pittsburgh , and Scranton) separately, it says the same patterns emerged in how officials tried t...

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Ex-Trump Aide Manafort's Defense Rests, Case Headed to Jury

Ex-Trump Aide Manafort's Defense Rests, Case Headed to Jury

U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III presides at top right. His lawyers say they believe the prosecution hasn't met its burden of proof in the case. Before closing arguments, Ellis ruled against the d...

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Ukraine could replace Canada to supply wheat to Saudi Arabia

Ukraine could replace Canada to supply wheat to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia plans to freeze relations with Canada in trade because of the conflict that could give Ukraine to resume wheat exports this season. "There is nothing to mediate", Foreign Minister Adel ...

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White House blasts Omarosa for recording talks

The audio release comes a day after Manigault Newman released audio she said was of her firing by Kelly inside the White House Situation Room. In recent interviews , she has described her for...

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Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Used N-Word On ‘Apprentice’-Era Tape

Omarosa Claims Donald Trump Used N-Word On ‘Apprentice’-Era Tape

Manigault Newman claims the realization that Trump was an unrepentant racist helped her decide to jump ship last December. "It's sad that a disgruntled former White House employee is trying to profit ...

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1st session of Pakistan’s newly-elected Parliament begins; 331 members take oath

1st session of Pakistan’s newly-elected Parliament begins; 331 members take oath

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Islam (PTI) chairman Imran Khan , who would be swearing in as Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 18, has personally invited Punjab Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for...

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Emergency declared head of Charlottesville anniversary

Emergency declared head of Charlottesville anniversary

He also plans to refuse service to any person harassing employees or wearing white nationalist or Nazi symbols or attire. Last year's Unite the Right rally ended with violent clashes between march...

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Indonesia natural disaster: Third strong quake hits tourist island of Lombok

Indonesia natural disaster: Third strong quake hits tourist island of Lombok

The national disaster agency said there are still some evacuees that have not yet received aid, especially in the north and west of the island. Motorcycles parked on the street were seen toppled ove...

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MI voters weigh in on governor’s primaries

MI voters weigh in on governor’s primaries

In her victory speech, Whitmer noted how much she enjoys her home state. Party activists will choose attorney general and secretary of state nominees at a convention in late August, and Schuette said ...

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Stolen plane crashes after 'unauthorised take-off' from Seattle airport

Stolen plane crashes after 'unauthorised take-off' from Seattle airport

An airline employee stole a plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday and crashed on an island in Puget Sound. Two military F-15s were scrambled to chase the stolen plane , but loca...

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Canada Seeks Allies' Help in Cooling Saudi Tensions

Canada Seeks Allies' Help in Cooling Saudi Tensions

The global feud began with the Canadian government's criticism of Saudi Arabia's arrests of women's rights activists. Riyadh said that amounted to "a blatant interference in the Kingdom's domestic a...

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Yemen airstrike kills dozens of children, reportedly on a field trip

Yemen airstrike kills dozens of children, reportedly on a field trip

Geert Cappelaere, the UN Children's Fund regional director in the Middle East and North Africa, said the children were "reportedly under the age of 15". The United States and other Western powers prov...

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US judge apologises to prosecutors in former Trump aide Manafort's trial

US judge apologises to prosecutors in former Trump aide Manafort's trial

Multiple bank officials said accurate information is essential for them as they decide whether to approve a loan. Melinda James, a Citizens Bank mortgage loan assistant, testified that Manafort ha...

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Gates says Manafort told him to be truthful to Federal Bureau of Investigation

In testimony Tuesday, Gates acknowledged embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort and carrying on an extramarital affair. Manafort's lawyer suggested that the affair - which include...

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Chris Collins: early Trump ally charged with insider trading

Chris Collins: early Trump ally charged with insider trading

The Justice Department indictment released Wednesday alleges that while Collins served on the board of the company, he passed inside information to his son after the company's main drug failed a tri...

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German couple JAILED for raping son and selling him to paedophiles

German couple JAILED for raping son and selling him to paedophiles

The couple were found guilty of rape, sexual assault of children, forced prostitution and distribution of child pornography. Photographers take pictures of the a man and a woman in the court in Frei...

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USA sets date for additional China tariffs

It represents the latest salvo in the ever-expanding trade war between the USA and China. China's headline numbers are the first readings of the overall trade picture for the world's second-largest ...

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Police find body of four-year-old boy at raided camp

Police find body of four-year-old boy at raided camp

Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said yesterday that the tragic evidence was found after a search in Amalia, but identification has not yet been confirmed. Hogrefe's deputies are searching for the c...

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Ohio's 12th congressional district special election too close to call

Ohio's 12th congressional district special election too close to call

After the polls closed at 7:30 p.m central (8:30 p.m. eastern) the early voting results gave O'Connor more than a 2 to 1 lead, but that differential was anticipated by both sides. O'Connor and his D...

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Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller

Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller

Veselnitskaya wanted the meeting so they could talk about lifting Russian adoptions and possibly lifting sanctions if Trump were to win the election, while Trump Jr. Perhaps the Trumps, as they clai...

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Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure

Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure

European allies say they "deeply regret" the USA action. Iran's rial currency has lost half its value since April under the threat of revived USA sanctions. "It is a commercial decision for compan...

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California asks Trump for wildfire aid

California asks Trump for wildfire aid

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the wildfires hitting California are "being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental laws which aren't allowing massive amount of read...

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Largest wildfire in California history still growing

Largest wildfire in California history still growing

A spokesperson for PG&E says he sustained fatal injuries in a vehicle-related accident Saturday on the western edge of the Carr Fire in Shasta County. Elsewhere across the state, firefighters are wo...

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Iran: Clashes Between Police, Demonstrators on Third Day of Protests

Iran: Clashes Between Police, Demonstrators on Third Day of Protests

Despite the protests, Iranian leaders have reacted skeptically to Trump's offer of talks, insisting that the United States first rejoin the nuclear deal. Starting this week, Washington will re-impose ...

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China plans tariffs after latest United States trade threat

China plans tariffs after latest United States trade threat

Tariffs of 2,3 percent hardly represent a tariff war, let alone a trade war. Beijing fought back with matching tariffs on the same amount of USA exports to China . products, delays in approvals for...

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Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

Ford government scrapping basic income pilot project

The Ontario government defended their decision to put the brakes on a basic income pilot project Wednesday, saying the program discouraged participants from finding work. The government is also scra...

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Trump admits to misconduct in Trump Tower meeting

Trump admits to misconduct in Trump Tower meeting

In an angry tweet yesterday morning, however, he attacked the "Fake News" media reports that he was concerned about his son's role. Zeitz described Trump "calling me a third-rate lawyer", explaini...

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Vintage plane's crash in Switzerland killed all 20 on board, police say

Vintage plane's crash in Switzerland killed all 20 on board, police say

Most of the people killed were from Switzerland, along with an Austrian couple and their son. The plane appeared to have hit the ground almost-vertically and at high speed, said Daniel Knecht of the...

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Bin Laden's mother remembers him as 'good child'

Bin Laden's mother remembers him as 'good child'

Ghanem insisted her first-born son had been a deeply religious individual who "changed" at university. OBL's mother claims her "shy boy" became a different person after joining Abdulaziz University ...

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If Dam Fails, Flooded City Will Be Under 17 Feet of Water

If Dam Fails, Flooded City Will Be Under 17 Feet of Water

The service said county officials reported the dam's "imminent failure" at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. The weather service issued a flash flood watch in effect until 6pm Friday, as additional showe...

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Variety Of Voices, Opinions Heard At Trump Rally, Protest

Variety Of Voices, Opinions Heard At Trump Rally, Protest

Senate race began heating up. At the same time , Trump was attending a roundtable discussion emphasizing the importance of workforce training during a visit to Tampa Bay Technical High School. He ...

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Turkish lira skids past 5 to dollar on USA sanctions move

Turkish lira skids past 5 to dollar on USA sanctions move

Erdogan on Friday said in his Ankara speech that Turkey expected joint efforts regarding Manbij "to continue without being affected by other issues", in a possible indirect reference to the dispute ...

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Draft NRC created massive insecurity in Assam: Rahul Gandhi

Draft NRC created massive insecurity in Assam: Rahul Gandhi

It was a no business day in the Rajya Sabha again on Wednesday as the protests by Trinamool Congress (TMC) and other opposition parties continued for the second day over National Register of Cit...

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Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge

Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge

Military pallbearers carry the remains of US service members collected in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea during Repatriation ceremony after arriving to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Honol...

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Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

Firefighters outflank California blaze, last four missing found alive

Aided for a third straight day by diminished winds, ground crews extended buffer lines carved out of thick, dry brush along the fire's edge to 35% of its perimeter, with partial containment lines cont...

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Trump rejects 'overrated' conservative Koch donor network

Trump rejects 'overrated' conservative Koch donor network

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted that the billionaire Koch brothers, who have contributed billions of dollars in support of Republican candidates over the years, have "become a total joke in real Republ...

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Trump Lawyer: Odds Against President Testifying in Russia Probe

Trump Lawyer: Odds Against President Testifying in Russia Probe

A White House official told CNN previous year that Trump interviewed Mueller as a potential replacement for fired FBI Director James Comey. Trump's tweet came hours before the start of a trial broug...

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Trump govt condemn use of deadly military force against Zimbabwe protesters

Trump govt condemn use of deadly military force against Zimbabwe protesters

John Dramani Mahama, former president of Ghana, urges all sides to exercise restraint a day after election-related violence killed three people in Harare, the capital. In a late-night press conference...

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