• Malaysia court rules Kim Jong-nam assassination trial can proceed
Malaysia court rules Kim Jong-nam assassination trial can proceed

When the trial resumes on November 1, Indonesian suspect Siti will be the first witness to testify, the Associated Press reports. "We are deeply disappointed with the ruling", said Gooi Soon Seng, Siti's lawyer, in remarks to reporters. After conducting what he called a "thorough study" of pranks, Ariffin determined Siti and Doan's actions did no...

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  • China ‘dissatisfied’ as US backs Taiwan and scrutiny of foreign firms
China ‘dissatisfied’ as US backs Taiwan and scrutiny of foreign firms

In response to the bill, Huawei said in a statement to Reuters , "Huawei supports the USA government's goals for better security, but this random addition to the NDAA is ineffective, misguided, and unconstitutional". Trump later made a reference to McCain at a political fund-raiser in Utica, New York, knocking him - as Trump does repeatedly - ...

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  • Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan
Donald Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan

Brennan has been a prominent and outspoken critic of Trump's approach to foreign policy and national security. "It should gravely worry all Americans, including intelligence professionals, about the cost of speaking out". Sally Yates, the former acting attorney general. Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the NSA at the time when the ICA was d...

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  • United States newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
United States newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

President TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand urges opposition to Kavanaugh: Fight for abortion rights "is now or never" Trump claims tariffs on foreign nations will rescue USA steel industry: report Bannon announces pro-Trump movie, operation team ahead of midterms: report MORE on Thursday accused the Boston Globe of "collusion with other papers...

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  • Bank VP: CEO pushed Manafort loans despite faulty application
Bank VP: CEO pushed Manafort loans despite faulty application

They include five counts of filing false tax returns between 2010 and 2014, four counts of failing to report foreign bank accounts, and nine counts of bank fraud and conspiracies to commit bank fraud. A memo created by another bank employee noted that Manafort had no income as of July 2016, even though Manafort claimed he was owed $2.4 million, and...

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  • Trump revokes security clearance for former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan
Trump revokes security clearance for former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders reads a statement from President Trump , which cites former CIA Director John Brennan's 'erratic conduct and behavior'. Rostow also criticized Brennan for breaking precedent and speaking out against the current administration. "Is John Brennan monetizing his security clearance?" "For as long as I h...

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  • South Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North Korea This Year
South Korea Plans to Start Railway Project With North Korea This Year

Feelings of hostility have dropped 53 percent from 2017, while those who said they thought positively of North Korea was up 18 percent. South Korean President Moon Jae-in marked the occasion by calling for railway, economic, and energy cooperation between the two countries.

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  • Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance
Trump revokes ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

And it came in the middle of the president's latest controversy - accusations of racism by former assistant Omarosa Manigault Newman and his bitter reaction to them. He added: "I'm going to continue to speak out". The president also said he was reviewing the security clearances of other former national security and law enforcement officials - a...

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  • Sterling slides on stronger dollar, below-forecast United Kingdom wage growth
Sterling slides on stronger dollar, below-forecast United Kingdom wage growth

Still, the New Zealand Dollar has been unable to recover either due to many factors making investors hesitant to buy riskier trade-correlated currencies. Following a sell-off in emerging market currencies towards the end of the week, the pound continued weakening against the USA dollar, but made gains versus the euro.

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  • Kremlin says groundless for USA to depict Russian Federation as threat
Kremlin says groundless for USA to depict Russian Federation as threat

Russia eliminated its chemical arsenal "under strict global control in full compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention", the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on August 13. They will concern the ban of export of strategically important security technology and products in Russian Federation. He said: "We are gearing up for trade in...

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  • With human space flight, India to push frontiers
With human space flight, India to push frontiers

As he laid down his vision for a new India, audience broke into applause. Mr Modi said worldwide institutions see India as as engine to strengthen the world economy for the next three decades. ISRO is known for its space programme, focus on projects that matter to the day-day lives of people. In his last Independence Day speech before the 2019 ...

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  • Iraqi PM walks back on commitment to U.S. sanctions on Iran
Iraqi PM walks back on commitment to U.S. sanctions on Iran

Washington says the renewed sanctions are meant to pressure Tehran to halt its alleged support for worldwide terrorism, its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile programmes. On Sunday, Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei's representative in Baghdad, Moujtaba al-Hussein, lashed out at Abadi as the Tehran visit was called off...

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  • Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India
Monsoon rains kill 67 in southern India

All rivers from northern district of Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram in the south are in spate. The torrential rain - which forced the state to release excess water from its reservoirs, causing floods downstream - was expected to stop on Wednesday.

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  • Donald Trump Signs McCain Defense Measure
Donald Trump Signs McCain Defense Measure

However, the Trump administration opposed putting stronger measures against the Chinese companies in the defense bill , which ultimately included watered-down controls on U.S. It also delays the delivery of stealth fighter aircraft to Turkey and blunts Chinese investments by strengthening the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United State...

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  • Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud
Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

Koh's other accomplice Jonathan Okigbo was however convicted of manslaughter. Speaking outside the Old Bailey where Koh was found guilty of murder, Devon Taylor from the Met Police described Uzoka as a role model. Uzoka brought his flatmate Adrian Harper as back up and two arrived at the planned meeting spot with a dumbbell bar each. "Whateve...

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  • Ghazni attack: 70 policemen killed in three days
Ghazni attack: 70 policemen killed in three days

The former afghan army general also believes that "Afghan imbroglio can't be solved militarily and the ongoing fierce fighting in Ghazni in the presence of thousands of the US -led coalition forces in Afghanistan is proof of this fact". He didn't offer a breakdown of the casualties but Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said almost 70 policemen we...

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  • At least 48 killed, 67 injured in Kabul blast targetting Shia community
At least 48 killed, 67 injured in Kabul blast targetting Shia community

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but Jawad Ghawari, a member of the city's Shiite clerical council, blamed IS, which has carried similar attacks in the past, hitting mosques, schools and cultural centres. The resurgent Taliban carry out near-daily attacks against Afghan security forces, who have struggled to combat the ins...

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  • Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires
Air quality at 'unhealthy' level for Portland metro area due to wildfires

Continued fire activity from the Carr, Mendocino Complex, and OR fires continue to send smoke into the area. Green dots are good , yellow are moderate , orange are unhealthy for sensitive groups , red are unhealthy and maroon are hazardous .

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  • Nebraska becomes first state to execute inmate using fentanyl
Nebraska becomes first state to execute inmate using fentanyl

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said the drug was administered at 10:24 a.m. "While more states are turning away from the death penalty , Nebraska officials are rushing to carry out an execution cloaked in secrecy with an untested four-drug scheme that carries immeasurable risks for unnecessary pain and a botched execution...

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  • Australian senator's Parliament speech on 'final solution' condemned
Australian senator's Parliament speech on 'final solution' condemned

An Australian's senator's use of the term " final solution " has gone over about as well as you'd expect, which is to say, very poorly. He suggested a national vote on who should be permitted to enter the country, calling it "the final solution to the immigration problem".

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