• Syrian President May Have Approved Gas Attack In Idlib

    Syrian President May Have Approved Gas Attack In Idlib

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    The Syrian regime recently announced plans to launch a major military offensive in Idlib , which has always been controlled by various armed opposition groups. Turkey worries the violence could send hundreds of thousands of fleeing civilians to its border. "Don't let that happen!" United States officials said precision strikes hit a scientific research center near Damascus, a storage facility and command post also near the capital and a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs.
  • Apple Can Avoid Tariffs by Shifting Production to US

    Apple Can Avoid Tariffs by Shifting Production to US

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    Trade Representative. "Our concern with these tariffs is that the US will be hardest hit, and that will result in lower USA growth and competitiveness and higher prices for USA consumers", the company said. Mr. Cook has expressed optimism the U.S. "We absolutely must buy our raw materials in China because they are not sufficiently available in the USA or even in other countries", he said.
  • Tropics erupt as Florence, Helene and Isaac all churn in the Atlantic

    Tropics erupt as Florence, Helene and Isaac all churn in the Atlantic

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    Not long after, a Hurricane Hunter flight measured sustained winds near 130 miles per hour, prompting the National Hurricane Center to issue a rare special advisory, upgrading the storm to Category 4. A warm ocean is the fuel that powers hurricanes, and Florence will be moving over waters where temperatures are peaking near 85 degrees (30 Celsius), hurricane specialist Eric Blake wrote.
  • Hurricane Florence Intensifies As It Barrels Toward US East Coast

    Hurricane Florence Intensifies As It Barrels Toward US East Coast

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    Hurricane Florence is gearing up to pound the eastern USA coastline as it racks up maximum winds of 220 km/h, making it an "extremely dangerous" storm system which strength is only expected to grow. Florence is now a category 4 hurricane. "These three storms are going to be taking diverting paths, one affecting Puerto Rico, but the one we're watching right now closely is Hurricane Florence, which right now is a Category 2 storm".
  • Homeless man will receive all of the money from GoFundMe Page

    Homeless man will receive all of the money from GoFundMe Page

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    The couple is being sued by Johnny Bobbitt , who spent his last $20 to get gas for the woman, who was stranded on the highway a year ago. While McClure waited inside her auto , Bobbitt, who told her the area is unsafe and to lock her doors, walked to a nearby gas station, bought a red gas can and filled it with gas.
  • Russian Federation calls on United Kingdom to help identify poisoning suspects

    Russian Federation calls on United Kingdom to help identify poisoning suspects

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    British U.N. Ambassador Karen Pierce briefed the 15-member U.N. Security Council on Thursday on the latest developments in the case of the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the two prime suspects in the nerve-agent poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are agents of Russia's military intelligence agency.
  • Midterms'a chance to restore sanity - Obama

    Midterms'a chance to restore sanity - Obama

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    In the other Orange County race, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic philanthropist and Navy veteran, is vying for an open seat created by retiring Republican Ed Royce. "There is a phrase that we used to use [when I was governor] for staff that acted this way, and it's called 'we know better, '" Paterson said. Obama gave shout-outs to seven Democratic candidates in competitive House districts across California that are considered crucial to the party's efforts to oust Republicans from control.
  • Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for two weeks over Federal Bureau of Investigation lies

    Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos jailed for two weeks over Federal Bureau of Investigation lies

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    Moss also looked to Alex Van Der Zwaan's sentence of 30 days in prison, and noted how Van Der Zwaan was a lawyer and expressed far less remorse to the judge at his sentencing compared to Papadopoulos. Papadopoulos initially lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the timing of his interactions with the professor, suggesting they happened before he started working for Trump, while actually it was afterward.
  • Pres. Trump: North Korea Parade Is 'A Big And Very Positive Statement'

    Pres. Trump: North Korea Parade Is 'A Big And Very Positive Statement'

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    With tensions once again on the rise, a parade featuring the very missiles that so unnerved Trump past year, and led to a risky volley of insults from both leaders, could be seen as a deliberate provocation. The theme for the celebrations this year was economic development and unifying the Korean peninsula, divided since World War Two. Thousands of dancers, gymnasts, martial artists and singers acted out scenes addressing familiar themes from North Korean propaganda, including the country's ...
  • Northern California Wildfire Triples in Size Near Redding

    Northern California Wildfire Triples in Size Near Redding

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    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). "The fire progressed primarily to the northwest, but it is also extremely active along the eastern edge between Interstate 5 and the Hirz Fire", according to the US Forest Service ."There are several areas along the southern perimeter where the fire crossed over primary control lines and crews are ...
  • Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

    Ex-Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days in prison

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    Federal prosecutors with the special counsel's office had asked Judge Randolph Moss for a sentence of up to six months in prison. The lies Mr. Papadopoulos told in his voluntary interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on January 27, 2017, prosecutors said, "undermined investigators' ability to challenge the professor or potentially detain or arrest him while he was still in the United States".
  • Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'

    Syria's Idlib 'Cannot Be a Slaughter'

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    The United States on Wednesday warned an all-out offensive in Idlib would be a "reckless escalation" of the conflict. In a statement, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that "millions of innocent people in Idlib province are now under the threat of imminent attack from the Assad regime, backed by Iran and Russian Federation, under the pretense of targeting ISIS".
  • Portions Of Bob Woodward's Book On Trump White House Are Leaked

    Portions Of Bob Woodward's Book On Trump White House Are Leaked

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    Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office". Mr Woodward's much-awaited book, Fear: Trump In The White House , shows aides routinely ignoring or acting to block orders by the US President. Mueller has asked the White House for access to Trump, and administration officials have negotiated for months over how that might happen. Trump also tweeted out written statements by aides on the Woodward book, including one from his chief of staff.
  • Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step

    Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step

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    The Times cited "two people briefed on" a letter 's office sent to 's lawyers. But the tone of the letter and the fact that the special counsel did not ask for written responses on obstruction prompted some Trump allies to conclude that if an interview takes place, its scope will be more limited than Trump's legal team initially believed, the people said.
  • Trump doubles down on 'treason' accusation after New York Times op-ed

    Trump doubles down on 'treason' accusation after New York Times op-ed

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    Trump took to Twitter nearly immediately after it was published, demanding that the New York Times turn over the identity of the senior staff member who wrote the editorial. In the op-ed, the writer said that "ours is not the popular " resistance " of the left", and cited "bright spots" of Trump's tenure, including deregulation, tax reform and increased military spending.
  • LURCHING LEFT: Cortez-Backed Candidate DEFEATS 10-Term Dem in MA

    LURCHING LEFT: Cortez-Backed Candidate DEFEATS 10-Term Dem in MA

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    Her campaign slogan - "Change Can't Wait" - connected the Democratic optimism of the early Barack Obama years to the urgency of Donald Trump's presidency. Capuano, 66, is the second House Democrat to lose a primary to a progressive challenger this year, NY reports . From Andrew Gillum in Florida to Beto O'Rourke in Texas, the results suggest a shift towards a bolder, progressive agenda in stark contrast - and a reaction to - the managerialism of Hillary Clinton's last campaign.
  • Pompeo accuses Russian Federation of justifying Idlib offensive

    Pompeo accuses Russian Federation of justifying Idlib offensive

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    Two points can be drawn from the words of the UN Representative for the Syrian affairs: first, the description of the Tahrir al-Sham (Jabhat al-Nusra) group as a terrorist group, which can be considered a green light to break them up and exclude them from any settlement plans.
  • PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur

    PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur

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    Khan thanked the Iranian supreme leader's support for Kashmiris in their struggle for self-determination and the manner in which Pakistan's Independence Day was celebrated in Iran this year, the statement said, adding that Pakistan and Iran were "connected by inseparable bonds of historic, religious and cultural affinities".
  • Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors

    Trump Was Slamming Republican US Prosecutors

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    Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) and Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), Trump suggested that allowing Hunter and Collins to run for their Republican seats in the upcoming midterm elections without informing the public of the charges would be preferable to following the rule of law, and sarcastically slammed Sessions for potentially harming the GOP's control over Congress.
  • Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

    Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

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    Just before 6:40 p.m., a man came to the ticket window at the Del Mar Fairgrounds at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard. Sheriffs then tasered the suspect and opened fire when tasering couldn't contain him. The gunfire happened as the final race of the day was underway, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported . There were 18,000 people on hand for the Summer Concert Series at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.