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President Trump's Latest Tariffs on Chinese Goods will Hurt Consumers

President Trump's Latest Tariffs on Chinese Goods will Hurt Consumers

China has promised to respond with tariffs on $60 billion worth of United States imports. The Chinese tariffs are a response to President Donald Trump's strategy to pressure Chinese companies t...

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Russian Federation to Supply New S-300 Missile Defense System to Syria

However, an Ilyushin Il-76MD plane of the Russian Air Force 223rd Flight Unit was spotted flying from Russian Air Force base in Mozdok, Ossetia to the Russian base in Humaymim, Latakia through Turkish...

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Maldives vote for presidential polls amid political turmoil, crackdown on dissent

Maldives vote for presidential polls amid political turmoil, crackdown on dissent

India's foreign ministry issued a statement Monday saying it looked forward to working with Solih's new government "in further deepening our relationship". India's ties with the Maldives came under ...

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Dallas police officer accused of killing neighbor fired

Dallas police officer accused of killing neighbor fired

Chief Renee Hall fired Guyger, 30, during a hearing Monday morning. "An Internal Affairs investigation concluded that on September 9, 2018, Officer Guyger, #10702, engaged in adverse conduct when ...

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Trump wants to rid Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation of 'lingering stench'

Trump wants to rid Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation of 'lingering stench'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been reported by the NY Times to have suggested wearing a wire to record President Trump. Despite efforts to downplay the seriousness of Rosenstein's...

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Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

Noel Francisco , the solicitor general, would take on oversight of Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. In addition to dealing with the Mueller investigatio...

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Iranian officials blame USA and Israel for deadly ambush on military parade

Iranian officials blame USA and Israel for deadly ambush on military parade

A second video capturing the aftermath of the attack showed a chaotic scene of people fleeing and paramedics trying to help the injured. It was the deadliest such attack in Iran in almost a decade...

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Tropical Storm Kirk gaining speed in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Kirk gaining speed in Atlantic

Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest near 24 km/h, and a westward to west-northwestward motion at a similar forward speed is expected to continue through tonight. The environment over the next few...

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China denies meddling in U.S. elections, demands ‘respect’

China denies meddling in U.S. elections, demands ‘respect’

In response, both the U.S. and China threatened to further increase tariffs on each other's key exports. Despite all this, China should maintain its composure and continue making concerted efforts t...

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Claims, counter claims fly as war over Rafale deal heats up

Claims, counter claims fly as war over Rafale deal heats up

Both the French government and French aerospace company Dassault issued separate statements following a French media report which quoted Hollande as saying that the Indian government proposed Relia...

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Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

The sources said the woman who accused Kavanaugh of an assault three decades ago, California professor Christine Blasey Ford , would testify first, then Kavanaugh. Following the Post's report on Fo...

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Iran: Gunmen attack military parade, 8 Revolutionary Guard members killed

Iran: Gunmen attack military parade, 8 Revolutionary Guard members killed

State-run news agency IRNA reported gunmen were dressed in guard uniforms and targeted a platform where military and police commanders were sitting. "Terrorists recruited, trained, armed & paid by a...

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Beto O'Rourke Pins Himself In Corner Over Drunk Driving Claim

Beto O'Rourke Pins Himself In Corner Over Drunk Driving Claim

Cruz, who was a legendary debater as an undergraduate at Princeton. Candidates were asked about what they admired about their opponent. O'Rourke, a charismatic congressman from El Paso, has benefite...

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Woman in serious condition after shark attack off Whitsunday Island

Woman in serious condition after shark attack off Whitsunday Island

Just a day after a Tasmanian woman was attacked by a shark in north Queensland , a second attack has occurred at a nearby location. Keen snorkeller Justine Barwick was swimming near a yacht at Cid ...

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Pakistan Foreign Ministers To Meet In New York After Imran Khan Request

Pakistan Foreign Ministers To Meet In New York After Imran Khan Request

But prospects of a rapprochement are low as Modi's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party is gearing for elections by the middle of next year. Somewhat like Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's...

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Five people, three of them infants, stabbed at daycare center

Five people, three of them infants, stabbed at daycare center

She was found unconscious by police in the basement with a slash wound to her left wrist. The injuries were not considered to be life threatening, police said. A female coworker and the father of one ...

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Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

Trump also brushed off the suggestion that the size of the Sahara would make it a hard task, by saying: "The Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico ". Mexico has refused and fundin...

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Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing

Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing

The Democratic party is nearly universally calling for an FBI investigation that it knows full well is not going to happen, and should not happen, and using its absence as a reason for the hearing to ...

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Death toll from Mangkhut hits 74 in the Philippines

Death toll from Mangkhut hits 74 in the Philippines

Dozens of residents sought shelter there during the storm despite warnings it was unsafe. Banawol's body was among more than a dozen dug up by rescuers in the avalanche in Itogon in Benguet province...

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North Korea Shows Sincere Will to Reunification

North Korea Shows Sincere Will to Reunification

Traveling with Moon are business tycoons including Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong, underscoring Moon's hopes to expand cross-border business projects. The first two rounds were held in 2000 and 2007, ...

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Elizabeth Warren uses alleged Brett Kavanaugh victim’s story to raise cash

Elizabeth Warren uses alleged Brett Kavanaugh victim’s story to raise cash

President Trump says Brett Kavanaugh has an "unblemished" record, but says he wants to hear from Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her . Chuck Gra...

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Instant triple talaq will be criminal offence, cabinet passes ordinance

Instant triple talaq will be criminal offence, cabinet passes ordinance

In August, the government had agreed to three changes to make the bill more palatable to opposition parties and address some of the criticism aimed at it. The opposition contended there were gaps in t...

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Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Has Not Agreed to Testify

Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Has Not Agreed to Testify

The president is facing questions about Kavanaugh amid scrutiny of a woman's claim that the judge sexually assaulted her at a party when they were both in high school . Republican Senate Majority Lea...

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Pak court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter; suspends jail term

Pak court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter; suspends jail term

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to ten years in prison, while Maryam was imprisoned for seven years. The trio were briefly allowed out of the high-security Adiala Jail on parole to attend her funeral....

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North and South Korea: Kim and Moon hail new future

North and South Korea: Kim and Moon hail new future

South Korean president Moon Jae-in also announced North Korea will permanently shut down the Dongchang-ri missile testing site and launch pad, witnessed by worldwide inspectors. "South and North Kor...

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Anita Hill blasts Senate panel amid Kavanaugh allegations

Anita Hill blasts Senate panel amid Kavanaugh allegations

Calling for the FBI "to reopen and complete the background investigation", Feinstein drew comparisons to the hearings that were held after Hill's allegations against Thomas surfaced in 1991. In part...

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Russian Federation says military jet lost over the Mediterranean

The official also said that there were 14 servicemen on board and their fate is unknown. A search and rescue mission is underway. Syrian officials have said they do not know who conducted the strike...

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Forecasters warn of 60 miles per hour winds overnight

Forecasters warn of 60 miles per hour winds overnight

Post-tropical cyclone Helene developed off the west coast of Africa and moved north then northeast where it is now raining on parts of Ireland and the United Kingdom. Those in coastal areas are warned...

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Erdogan says Turkey's ceasefire calls in Idlib yielded results

Erdogan says Turkey's ceasefire calls in Idlib yielded results

But Putin said that a zone nine miles to 12 miles long would be carved out ahead of an October 15 deadline. The zone, which will be patrolled by Turkish and Russian military units, will become opera...

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Gaza: funeral of a palestinian child killed during clashes

Gaza: funeral of a palestinian child killed during clashes

At least three Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire during the clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, according to the health ministry in Gaza, including a 14-year-old boy. Ari Fuld, 45, wa...

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Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North

Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North

Mnuchin warned companies across the globe "to take precautions to ensure that they are not unwittingly employing North Korean workers for technology projects". But nuclear diplomacy was later stalemat...

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Man, 26, dies after being attacked by a shark in Cape Cod

Man, 26, dies after being attacked by a shark in Cape Cod

Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said he was on shore when he saw the man and his friend boogie boarding when the attack happened. Medics rushed the man to the hospital, but doctors weren't ...

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HURRICANE RECORD could be broken as SEVEN NAMED STORMS swirl across globe

HURRICANE RECORD could be broken as SEVEN NAMED STORMS swirl across globe

All tropical lows are formed the same way, but once a hurricane crosses the International Date Line in the Pacific Ocean it becomes a Typhoon. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mil...

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Russians Accused of Poisoning Former Spy Allow Interview

Russians Accused of Poisoning Former Spy Allow Interview

Mr Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, who are recovering at a safe house in the United Kingdom, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury in March, having been poisoned with the nerve agent novichok...

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Woman's escape leads to arrest of 'serial killer' Border Patrol agent

Woman's escape leads to arrest of 'serial killer' Border Patrol agent

It is unclear what evidence suggests that Ortiz is the killer of all of the women but authorities have noted similarities in each crime. The first murder took place September 3, authorities said. Th...

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Russia, UN begin consultations on Syrian constitutional committee in Geneva

Russia, UN begin consultations on Syrian constitutional committee in Geneva

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the worldwide community to prevent a Syrian government offensive in Syria's Idlib, as the United Nations says it fears the century's "worst humanit...

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Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea

Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea

Manafort must also forfeit $46 million in assets to the government. The New York Times said it was unclear whether such an agreement would include his cooperation in special counsel Robert Mu...

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China's Xi, Putin hit out at protectionism

China's Xi, Putin hit out at protectionism

Russian Federation and Japan did not sign a formal peace treaty after the end of WWII in 1945, and the absence of an agreement has strained relations ever since. He has reportedly met Putin 22 times, ...

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Hungary’s Orban vows to defy European Union pressure ahead of unprecedented vote

Hungary’s Orban vows to defy European Union pressure ahead of unprecedented vote

Some members of the European People's Party bloc - which Hungarian PM Viktor Orban's Fidesz movement belongs to - voted against their ally in Budapest. Polish politician Michal Boni said a vote on ...

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Trump disputes hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico

Trump disputes hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico

As Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast, threatening to cause substantial damage, Trump disputed the death count from last year's hurricane, despite the government formally raising the de...

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