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Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said a grand jury will decide the ultimate charge against Guyger and that she has not ruled out pursuing a murder indictment. Despite the national controversy caused by this case, Dallas Police Chief U. The Dallas Police Department turned over the investigation to the Texas Rangers.
  • Jeremy Corbyn prefers snap poll to referendum

    Jeremy Corbyn prefers snap poll to referendum

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    But one source in the People's Vote campaign was pleased that some progress had been made: "This motion is clear movement from the party". With over half a million people on its books Labour has one of the most representative memberships in United Kingdom politics, and according to recent polls, some 85 per cent of them back a vote on the outcome of Brexit negotiations.
  • Navy launches mission to rescue Commander Tomy

    Navy launches mission to rescue Commander Tomy

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    The crew had meant to make radio contact with him early Sunday, but the batteries on Tomy's communication devices have since died, organizers said in a Facebook post . "Commander Tomy's boat was dismasted in extremely rough weather and sea condition, with wind speed of 130 kmph and 10 metre high waves". Three aircraft would take turns monitoring the vessel from the air while ships rushed to the isolated location.
  • Rouhani says group behind military parade attack financed by Gulf states

    Rouhani says group behind military parade attack financed by Gulf states

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    An anti-government Arab group - Ahvaz National Resistance - and the Islamic State (IS) group both claimed responsibility for the killings. The British charge d'affaires, summoned in the ambassador's absence, was told it was unacceptable "that the spokesman for the Al-Ahvazi terrorist group was allowed to claim responsibility of the attack through a London-based TV network", according to the news agency.
  • Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

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    The question of whether Ford would testify before the committee had gone unanswered for several days amid protracted back-and-forth tussling between Senate Republicans and Ford's legal team, who disagreed on the ideal timing of the hearing, as well as who should testify first and whether outside lawyers should be allowed to ask questions.
  • Ahvaz parade attack terrorists trained in two Persian Gulf littoral states

    Ahvaz parade attack terrorists trained in two Persian Gulf littoral states

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused a U.S. Gulf Arab ally of supporting the gunmen who killed at least 29 people in an attack on a military parade and vowed to respond "within the framework of the law". "When you have a security incident at home, blaming others is an enormous mistake", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox New Sunday". Iran declared Monday to be a day of national mourning in which a funeral ceremony will be held for the victims of the attack in Ahvaz.
  • Cruz, Beto Square Off at SMU in First Debate

    Cruz, Beto Square Off at SMU in First Debate

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    In more current events, the candidates were asked about Brett Kavanaugh, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee whose confirmation is in question as he faces a sexual misconduct allegation from his high school days. His comments kicked off a series of debates for the US Senate race in Texas. Belatedly, Texas Republicans have realized O'Rourke poses a serious threat, but their efforts to beat him back have so far been strangely off the mark.
  • Iran holds U.S., allies accountable for terror attack

    Iran holds U.S., allies accountable for terror attack

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    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had earlier blamed regional countries and their "U.S. masters" for funding and arming the separatists, issuing a stark warning as regional tensions remain high in the wake of the USA withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal.
  • Here’s where Tropical Storm Kirk is Sunday and where it’s going

    Here’s where Tropical Storm Kirk is Sunday and where it’s going

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    Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward from the center up to 35 miles to the northwest. NHC forecasters say that some strengthening is predicted during the next day or two. Kirk will gain *some* strength over the next few days, and some of that is from the warm water, but also low wind shear. The Met Service said the center of the storm was located 690 km south of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands, at 4:00 pm.
  • RSCPA 'Urgently' Needs To Identify Man Who Filmed Himself Mowing Down Emus

    RSCPA 'Urgently' Needs To Identify Man Who Filmed Himself Mowing Down Emus

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    The incident took place on a rural road in Australia. The footage caused outrage after surfacing online earlier this week. SA Police confirmed to ten daily that it was an RSPCA investigation, and that police are not investigating. "The community is understandably outraged and angry about this vision - as are we", the group's acting chief inspector, Cheryl Doudle, said in a statement published by SBS News.
  • Israeli report exposes how Syrian fire took down Russian plane

    Israeli report exposes how Syrian fire took down Russian plane

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    Russian Federation is set to publish a report detailing the circumstances that led to the recent accidental downing of an Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft by Syrian air defenses while they were responding to a wave of Israeli airstrikes. Russian Federation has provided key air support to President Bashar Assad's forces since 2015, while Israel has carried out dozens of strikes against Iran-linked forces.
  • China denies meddling in US midterm polls

    China denies meddling in US midterm polls

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    President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. But backing China into a corner is unlikely to make Beijing surrender. And if consumers think the tariffs already imposed by the Trump administration have not impacted consumers, The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers some proof.
  • Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61

    Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61

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    FILE - In this September 13, 2018, file photo, Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang meets with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the Presidential Palace during the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi , Vietnam. Since last week, Quang had appeared thin and pale in public and unstable on his feet when he hosted a welcoming ceremony for visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Hanoi .
  • Is Rahul Gandhi fudging numbers to malign Modi government?

    Is Rahul Gandhi fudging numbers to malign Modi government?

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    Randeep Surjewala added that the deal was sealed between PM Modi and his French counterpart Francois Hollande , adding that if Hollande is speaking, why Modi ji is silent. On Friday, Hollande, who cleared the intergovernmental deal when he was in office, was quoted as saying New Delhi had put pressure on Dassault to choose Reliance.
  • Rosenstein Denies NYT Report: The Story Is ‘Inaccurate and Factually Incorrect’

    Rosenstein Denies NYT Report: The Story Is ‘Inaccurate and Factually Incorrect’

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    After Mr Rosenstein wrote a memo critical of Mr Comey's handling of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email investigation, Mr Trump used it as a basis for firing Mr Comey. Comey has said McCabe did not acknowledge having done so and left the impression that he didn't know who had shared the information with the journalist.
  • All 27 European Union leaders believe current Brexit trade plan

    All 27 European Union leaders believe current Brexit trade plan "will not work"

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    With Britain's departure from the European Union looming - March 29, 2019 - there are growing concerns that a deal on the post-Brexit relationship may not be cobbled together in time to ensure a smooth and orderly British exit. "Europe isn't an a la carte menu", French President Emmanuel Macron said. "We all agreed on this today, the proposals in their current state are not acceptable, especially on the economic side of it".
  • Uganda's pop star MP Robert Kyagulanyi 'taken away' by security officers

    Uganda's pop star MP Robert Kyagulanyi 'taken away' by security officers

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    The government has denied all allegations of torture. "To the youths and underprivileged of Uganda, this is your struggle and I am ready to take the leadership role", he said. Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is expected to arrive at Entebbe International Airport midday Thursday. Wine traveled to the United States earlier this month on bail to seek medical treatment for injuries he said he sustained in military custody following his arrest on August 13 .
  • Arrest made after

    Arrest made after "unprovoked" fatal stabbing of DC jogger

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    She stumbled away from the person and went inside a nearby restaurant, and the Fox5 report said that she tried to alert other customers to her attacker's location. "I never figured that when I saw my daughter in that dress, that. she was buying it for her funeral", the grieving mother said at the press conference .
  • Reading vigil marks one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria

    Reading vigil marks one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria

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    Major power outages are still being reported, tens of thousands of insurance claims still are pending, and about 60,000 homes still have temporary roofs unable to withstand a Category 1 hurricane . "There's some language barriers that need to be overcome, but what we've seen is, again, the hospitality, the hotel, resort, and lodging industry have opened their doors", Jim Wall of Career Source Southwest Florida said.
  • Gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

    Gunmen open fire on Iran military parade

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    However, Arab separatist groups in the region have launched attacks on oil pipelines there in the past and Iran. In it, paramedics could be seen helping someone in military fatigues laying on the ground. IRGC spokesman told ISNA correspondent that the armed assailants who opened fire at people and armed forces personnel present at the parade were affiliated with the "Al-Ahwaz" separatist group.
  • An intensifying battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

    An intensifying battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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    Grassley had said earlier that the panel would hold a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation on Monday unless a deal was reached with Ford's lawyers by Friday night's deadline. Laura Cox Kaplan, a longtime friend and colleague of Kavanaugh, urged for greater consideration to be made for the nominee's family, who while not in public life were still dealing with the ramifications of the allegation.
  • Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun

    Indian bishop arrested on charges of raping nun

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    Kochi: The Kerala police arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of rape by a Kerala nun multiple times from 2014-2016 on Friday, following the third day of interrogation by the police officials, sources said. Sankar told reporters on Friday that the police would now investigate charges of rape, illegal confinement, unnatural sex and intimidation. He is the bishop of the northern Indian city of Jalandhar.
  • Beto O’Rourke makes apparent Clash reference during Cruz debate

    Beto O’Rourke makes apparent Clash reference during Cruz debate

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    After a concise summary of the importance of the Supreme Court's Heller decision which reaffirmed an individual right to bear arms, Mr. Cruz ended his remarks declaring Mr. The series opener takes place at 6 p.m.at Southern Methodist University, with the next two are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 in Houston and Tuesday, Oct.
  • India and Pakistan call off foreign ministers' meet after Kashmir deaths

    India and Pakistan call off foreign ministers' meet after Kashmir deaths

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    India cites killings of its security personnel and release of 20 postage stamps "glorifying a terrorist" as reasons for cancelling talks. "I can confirm that on the request of the Pakistani side a meeting between external affairs minister and Pakistan foreign minister will take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly at a mutually convenient date and time", said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.
  • U.S. slaps sanctions on Chinese military over its relationship with Russian Federation

    U.S. slaps sanctions on Chinese military over its relationship with Russian Federation

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    Beijing on Friday told the USA to be ready to "bear the consequences" if Washington didn't remove the sanctions it has imposed on a key Chinese military agency , set up by President Xi Jinping recently, for buying Russian weapons. "We took these actions because China took delivery of 10 Sukhoi fighter aircraft, specifically Su-25s [sic], in December of 2017 - of course, after the CAATSA statute came into force", a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday.
  • Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair

    Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair

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    Ford's preference is to testify to the Senate committee next Thursday (Friday NZT), and she doesn't want Kavanaugh in the same room, her attorney told the panel's staff in a 30-minute call that also touched on security concerns and others issues, according to a Senate aide.
  • Trump addresses Kavanaugh accuser in first tweets since allegation

    Trump addresses Kavanaugh accuser in first tweets since allegation

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    Many wore buttons stating: "I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford ". Both have agreed to testify before a Senate committee. "The Senate Judiciary Committee has extended invitations to Dr. A petition backing Prof Ford, signed by more than 1,000 alumnae from Holton-Arms, her former Maryland high school, was delivered on Thursday to two Democratic women senators.
  • Can allegation against Kavanaugh lead to criminal charges?

    Can allegation against Kavanaugh lead to criminal charges?

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    Trump also says the Federal Bureau of Investigation shouldn't be involved in investigating the Kavanaugh allegation "because they don't want to be involved". Blasey Ford". All 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter on Tuesday to FBI Director Christopher Wray and White House counsel Don McGahn arguing that the FBI should conduct an investigation prior to a hearing.
  • More than 200 feared drowned in Tanzania ferry disaster

    More than 200 feared drowned in Tanzania ferry disaster

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    Tanzania has a history of maritime disasters for over two decades. The death tool from a ferry accident in Tanzania has reached eighty-six as rescue operations continue, a local newspaper, The Citizen Tanzania, reported on Friday morning.
  • 'She was bleeding out': Doctor rushed to aid of shark victim

    'She was bleeding out': Doctor rushed to aid of shark victim

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    Queensland Ambulance Service Mackay operations manager Tracey Eastwick said the girl had been in a critical condition. The older of the women, keen snorkeler Justine Barwick from Tasmania, was swimming near a yacht Wednesday night when she was set on by the shark.
  • Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe

    Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe

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    The materials won't immediately be made public. Here is what we know so far. The president has continued to wage a public-relations war on Mueller, casting his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates as a politically motivated witch hunt.
  • Multiple people stabbed in Queens, NYC including children

    Multiple people stabbed in Queens, NYC including children

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    The suspect, identified as a 52-year-old woman, was found in the basement of the home with self-inflicted cuts on a wrist, according to the station. One of the children was in serious condition, but none appeared to have sustained life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
  • Bill Nelson: FBI needs to investigate Brett Kavanaugh sex accusations

    Bill Nelson: FBI needs to investigate Brett Kavanaugh sex accusations

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    Blasey Ford to testify before the committee, although Chairman Chuck Grassley , Iowa Republican, has offered to have her interviewed in a private setting in California . "If she shows up that would be wonderful, if she doesn't show up that would be unfortunate". "Let it play out", Trump said. "There is an environment where people see nothing, hear nothing, and say nothing", Hirono said this week about the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct.
  • Kim to shutter nuclear site if USA takes steps

    Kim to shutter nuclear site if USA takes steps

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    He offered to do the same at the Yongbyun nuclear facility, if the U.S. takes corresponding measures in the spirit of the June 12 declaration between the United States and North Korea. On Wednesday, North Korea said it is "prepared" to "permanently" close down one of its main ballistic missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts.
  • Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to be third partner in CPEC

    Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to be third partner in CPEC

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    Saudi Arabia will be the third "strategic partner" of the United States dollars 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ( CPEC ), a senior Pakistani minister announced Thursday, soon after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from his first foreign trip to the cash-rich kingdom.
  • Korean Summit: The pomp, the substance and what it means

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    North Korea announced it would disassemble the complex if the United States takes "corresponding measures" under a comprehensive agreement reached by the leaders of the two rival Koreas. The war still technically continues because it ended with a cease-fire, not a peace treaty. It was the first time a South Korean head of state ever addressed North Korean citizens directly.
  • Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers

    Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers

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    According to Borrell, Trump brushed off concerns about the plan's feasibility, claiming that "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico ". The US president made the suggestion to Spain's foreign affairs minister Josep Borrell, according to Spanish media reports. Spain is at the frontline of this issue, having overtaken Italy to become the number one point of entry for migrants coming to Europe by sea or by land from Africa.