• Apple says USA tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products

    Apple says USA tariffs on China would hit 'wide range' of products

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    He added that he's ready to place yet another round of tariffs on $267 billion in Chinese goods after that - bringing the total imports from China subject to tariffs to more than $500 billion. He pointed out that 23 per cent of the impending tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports targeted consumer products. Beijing has warned that it would hit back with duties on $60 billion in American products - a much smaller figure that shows China will not be able to match U.S.
  • Trump broadens pressure on PA, closing its DC offices

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    Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat described the decision as "yet another affirmation of the Trump Administration's policy to collectively punish the Palestinian people ". In a speech at the conservative Federalist Society in Washington , Bolton will warn the the court not to probe the United States' wartime conduct in Afghanistan .
  • France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway

    France's Lyon airport halts flights as police chase shuts down runway

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    France's Lyon airport temporarily closed its runway on Monday (Sep 10) while police chased an intruder who had rammed a auto through a terminal building and sped across the tarmac before being detained, police and judicial sources said. All flights in and out of Lyon Saint-Exupery airport were temporarily suspended. More than a dozen police cars and a helicopter pursued the fugitive over a distance up the wrong side of a motorway before he broke through security barriers at the ...
  • Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

    Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

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    Dems can't stand losing. "I'll write the real book!" he added. But the members of the Trump White House team are damaged by voluntarily working in Crazytown and many will have talked to Mr Woodward for reasons of self-preservation. Guthrie challenged Woodward over the conflicting reports who claimed that the two very senior leaders in the Trump administration are only "trying to protect their jobs" by denying such quotes, while still standing by his reporting.
  • Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday

    Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday

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    Hurricane Florence regained Category 1 strength on September 9 as it continued to track to the U.S. East Coast , according to U.S weather officials. Forecasters were also tracking two other storms farther out in the Atlantic. Ralph Northam (D) declared a state of emergency Saturday in anticipation of the potential impact of Tropical Storm Florence.
  • Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration

    Sweden votes in election amid heated debate on immigration

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    The centre-right Alliance was nearly in a dead-heat with 40.3%. The election had been watched closely for signs about the extent to which a cascade of anti-immigrant fear could hit even Sweden , which has always been one of Europe's most open nations toward refugees.
  • Obama To Blame For The Rise Of Trump, Says Jacob Rees-Mogg

    Obama To Blame For The Rise Of Trump, Says Jacob Rees-Mogg

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    Earlier this week, an unnamed White House official penned a New York Times opinion piece , claiming the president's worst impulses were tempered by "adults in the room", who ensured he did not act to the detriment of the USA on issues such as foreign policy.
  • Sweden's ruling party hits election low as far right grows

    Sweden's ruling party hits election low as far right grows

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    As a result, neither mainstream party will secure an outright majority in parliament, Reuters reported . It could take weeks or months of coalition talks before the next government is formed. Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria and conflicts in Afghanistan and parts of Africa.
  • No long-range missiles, N.Korea military parade features floats and flowers

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

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    No long-range missiles were on display, with the parade instead focusing on economic development. Kim Jong Un was there again, and he was the climax of the show. With a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un relaunched the "Mass Games" on Sunday in a pageant that declared that "waves" of worldwide sanctions would break against the strength of North Korea's self-reliance.
  • UP, Kerala top list of gay sex cases registered under 377

    UP, Kerala top list of gay sex cases registered under 377

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    The controversial legislation has been widely used to clamp down on the LGBT+ community in India , which is home to 1.3 billion people. There has been a very vocal campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in India . However, certain clauses of the Section 377 like unnatural sex with animals or children are still in place. They were made to live a life full of fear.
  • Aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to jail time in Mueller probe

    Aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to jail time in Mueller probe

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    The charges he pleaded guilty to carry a maximum sentence of up to 5 years in prison, but prosecutors had recommended just 6 months, citing his extensive cooperation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who ran the Trump campaign foreign policy operation, has said he quickly rejected that idea when Papadopoulos raised it at a meeting in March 2016.
  • Giuliani tells AP: Trump won’t answer obstruction questions

    Giuliani tells AP: Trump won’t answer obstruction questions

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    When asked in June 2017 whether he would testify about the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, Trump said , "One hundred percent". Mr. Giuliani suggested Thursday that Mr. "It would be in written form and if you want to follow up on our answers, justify it", Giuliani said. While Trump has the legal power to, and has said he feels he has the full right sack the special counsel, the probe continues and Mueller is still at its helm.
  • Shooting Involving Off Duty Officer - 1210 S. Lamar

    Shooting Involving Off Duty Officer - 1210 S. Lamar

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    DPD's announcement came after an attorney representing Jean's family named Guyger, 30, as the off-duty cop who shot and killed Jean Thursday night. The officer, whose name has not been released, entered Botham Jean's apartment late Thursday thinking it was her apartment.
  • Anonymous Trump official's op-ed good for 'failing '

    Anonymous Trump official's op-ed good for 'failing '

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    Trump said if the person had a high-level security clearance, "I don't want him in those meetings". In the piece, titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration", the author claimed to be part of a "resistance" working "from within" to "frustrate parts of [Trump's] agenda and his worst inclinations".
  • At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

    At rally, Trump lauds Kavanaugh progress, decries 'meanness'

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    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks Thursday during a "Make America Great Again" rally in Billings, Montana. Should Democrats take the house, the likelihood of Trump's impeachment should skyrocket past 50%. Trump had one of the worst days of his presidency last month when his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, implicated him in a crime, nearly at the same time his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was convicted on eight counts of fraud.
  • United Kingdom and Russian Federation trade barbs at UN over spy attack

    United Kingdom and Russian Federation trade barbs at UN over spy attack

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    She said Russian Federation asked to join the investigation once it was under way and repeated: "You don't recruit an arsonist to put out a fire - you especially don't do that when the fire is one they caused". British investigators believe that GRU sanctioned the attack. Mr Javid stopped short of naming President Vladimir Putin as being behind the orders but said "we all know what's at the top of the Russian government".
  • Pressley victory in MA may just backfire on Democrats

    Pressley victory in MA may just backfire on Democrats

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    Kennedy. Her victory echoes that of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old socialist who stunned veteran Congressman Joe Crowley in NY, and Rashida Tlaib, set to become the first Muslim congresswoman after winning the race for John Conyers' vacated seat in MI.
  • Including children - in Perth

    Including children - in Perth

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    Police have blocked off the road near the home on Coode Street in Bedford. He confirmed that up to five bodies were found at the scene when police arrived in the suburb of Bedford at noon on Sunday . Locals said children were often seen playing in the front yard of the home. - Amelia Broun (@ameliabroun7) September 9, 2018Crime scene growing quickly in Bedford.
  • Some Experts Tout, Others Trash Kavanaugh To Close Hearing

    Some Experts Tout, Others Trash Kavanaugh To Close Hearing

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    The 53-year-old appellate judge stuck to a well-rehearsed script throughout his testimony, providing only glimpses of his judicial stances while avoiding any serious mistakes that might jeopardize his confirmation. Late Wednesday evening, Kavanaugh seemed to stumble at first when questioned by Democrat Kamala Harris of California about whom he might have spoken with at a law firm concerning the investigation into Russian election meddling.
  • Banker from Andhra Pradesh among three killed in Cincinnati bank shooting

    Banker from Andhra Pradesh among three killed in Cincinnati bank shooting

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    The suspect was shot multiple times as four police officers approached. The motive of the shooter , whose identity has not been released, was not known. "There was definitely a lot of blood involved", he said. "After that, I started running", Richardson told the paper. Isaac said the shooting took place in the building's loading dock and then the lobby.
  • Trump calls on Sessions to launch probe of NY Times Op-Ed

    Trump calls on Sessions to launch probe of NY Times Op-Ed

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    Trump's more misguided impulses until he is out of office". Pence told "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan, when asked whether any such discussions had taken place between members of Trump's cabinet. "I mean, you look at this terrible thing that took place today". Nothing would stop Trump from directing his aides to hunt for leakers among senior officials .
  • Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro hurt in knife attack

    Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro hurt in knife attack

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    That puts Bolsonaro in the lead position, though it is unclear how the attack might affect the campaign for the October 7 presidential ballot. Left-wing Lula had been the long-standing favourite but he is now in prison, appealing against a ban on his candidacy that was imposed after his conviction for corruption.
  • Couple faces criminal investigation

    Couple faces criminal investigation

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    Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said Thursday he was confirming the investigation because of the "enormous public interest" in the case. Victims are more likely to get compensated if criminal charges are filed, said Stephen Stigall, a partner at the Philadelphia-based Ballard Spahr law firm.
  • Nikki Haley Warns Assad Regime of 'Dire Consequences'

    Nikki Haley Warns Assad Regime of 'Dire Consequences'

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    The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall an offensive. However, experts from the United Nations and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have said government forces were behind an attack involving the nerve agent Sarin on a rebel-held town in southern Idlib in April 2017 that killed more than 80 people.
  • Chinese President to Skip North Korean Anniversary Event

    Chinese President to Skip North Korean Anniversary Event

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    But Moon faces tougher challenges heading into his third meeting with Kim with the stalemate in nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington raising fundamental questions about Kim's supposed willingness to abandon his nuclear weapons.
  • Cooper declares State of Emergency to help farmers ahead of Florence

    Cooper declares State of Emergency to help farmers ahead of Florence

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    The deadly rip currents plaguing the North Carolina coast will worsen this weekend as Hurricane Florence edges closer to landfall, experts say. Otherwise, neither storm will impact land over the next five days. The Bermuda Weather Service said the closest point of approach to the island within three days is forecast to be 434 miles to the southeast around noon on Monday.
  • Drinks with Downer set Papadopoulos towards jail

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    In a DC federal courtroom, Papadopoulos was handed 14 days in prison and 12 months of supervised release by U.S. Judge Randolph Moss. His case was the first to detail a member of the Trump campaign having knowledge of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA presidential election while it was ongoing.
  • Obama Kicks Off Midterm Push In Illinois

    Obama Kicks Off Midterm Push In Illinois

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    Interested in Barack Obama? "As a fellow citizen, not as an ex-president but as a citizen, I'm here to deliver simple message and that is that you need to vote because our democracy depends on it", Obama said . Trump also claimed, as he has in the past, that economic indicators were bad under Obama but excellent during his own presidency. Comedian Kathy Griffin summed up the celebrity sentiment over Obama's speech succinctly, saying, "I love him".
  • Shooting at bank in OH kills four people, including gunman

    Shooting at bank in OH kills four people, including gunman

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    John Cranley , the mayor of Cincinnati , said the gunman had been "actively shooting innocent victims" - and described the scene as "horrific". The office tower where the shooting occurred remained on lockdown more than an hour after the incident, as police swept the building.
  • ‘Not me’ cry top Trump aides over article

    ‘Not me’ cry top Trump aides over article

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    On the internet and in Washington, meanwhile, a guessing game has raged over who the author might be, prompting almost every cabinet-ranked member of the government to deny it was them. Ruth Marcus, deputy editorial page editor of The Washington Post , told Todd on MSNBC that if the author had come to the Post it would provoke a serious discussion, because the newspaper has not in the past run anonymous op-ed columns.
  • Thai boys trapped in cave meet divers at event recounting ordeal

    Thai boys trapped in cave meet divers at event recounting ordeal

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    At the time Unsworth said Musk could stick his submarine "where it hurts", called the entire exercise a PR stunt and questioned whether the contraption would have been able to help in the rescue operation. Elon Musk has launched another unprovoked attack on a rescue diver who helped to save 12 Thai boys who became stuck in a flooded cave back in July.
  • 380,000 card details stolen

    380,000 card details stolen

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    The National Crime Agency said: "We are aware of reports of a data breach affecting British Airways and are working with partners to assess the best course of action". Gemma Theobald said she booked on Sunday and only knew about the breach when she went on Twitter. Customers are encouraged to reset their BA.com password.
  • Calls mount to avert 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

    Calls mount to avert 'massacre' in Syria's Idlib

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    Erdogan as well as the presidents of Iran and Russian Federation will meet on Friday in Tehran for a summit expected to focus on Idlib. In August, the USA, United Kingdom and France in a joint statement vowed to take action against any further use of chemical weapons by Bashar Assad's regime.
  • Mueller responds to Trump team

    Mueller responds to Trump team

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    The letter does not take a potential in-person interview with the president off the table, sources say. Mueller's decision to accept at least some written responses represents a concession to Trump's legal team, which since December has resisted the special counsel's efforts to interview the president.
  • 90% of priceless treasures lost in Brazil museum fire

    90% of priceless treasures lost in Brazil museum fire

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    The firefighters "found fragments of bones in a room where the museum kept many items, including skulls", said Cristiana Serejo, the museum's vice-director. The Rio museum was thought to contain some 20 million pieces, from the fields of geology, archaeology, plants and ancient pre-Columbian artefacts. Scientists now claim that the tragedy was foreseeable.