• Pastor Brunson appeal for house arrest release rejected by Turkish court
Pastor Brunson appeal for house arrest release rejected by Turkish court

ANKARA, TURKEY-A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey's own financial crisis are unlikely to dissipate even if he is released and Washington eases economic penalties.

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  • John Brennan Asks: When Things Get Tough, How Desperate Will Trump Become?
John Brennan Asks: When Things Get Tough, How Desperate Will Trump Become?

Plus, Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fate lies in the hands of a deliberating jury. "I don't know McRaven", Trump said. Trump also lashed out at Mueller, saying former FBI Director James Comey was the special counsel's "best friend".

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  • Pope Francis expresses 'shame and sorrow' over Pennsylvania paedophile priest scandal
Pope Francis expresses 'shame and sorrow' over Pennsylvania paedophile priest scandal

Burke, in the statement, described the abuse in the report as 'betrayals of trust that robbed survivors of their dignity and their faith. Still, only about 40 of the almost 200 dioceses in the US have released lists of priests accused of abusing children, and there have been only nine investigations by a prosecutor or grand jury of a Cathol...

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  • Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?
Who is Omarosa? And why is she causing such a stir?

Throughout the week, the former aide has leaked audio recordings and spoken on a number of unsubstantiated claims surrounding her time in the White House, prompting backlash from Trump and his aides. John Kelly is the White House chief of staff. While speaking with NPR's Rachel Martin about the passage, Omarosa was confronted about how...

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  • Man charged in Montgomery County Walmart shooting apologizes in court
Man charged in Montgomery County Walmart shooting apologizes in court

During the chaos, a pregnant woman was knocked to the ground and required medical attention. After tossing the gun out of the auto at Stenton and Mount Pleasant avenues, the suspects slammed into a Philadelphia police vehicle, injuring two inside with non-life-threatening injuries.

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  • Judge in Manafort case won't unseal juror names, saying he's received threats
Judge in Manafort case won't unseal juror names, saying he's received threats

He worked for me for a very short period of time , but you know what? Of Mr. Manafort, he said: "He happens to be a very good person". The judge presiding over the fraud trial of Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, revealed on Friday that he has received threats and is under police protection.

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  • Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Department official
Trump warns he'll revoke clearance of Justice Department official

Eventually, Hemmer brought up the Trump-world talking point that Brennan was responsible for the secret investigations into the Trump campaign in 2016. McRaven was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014, and oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

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  • Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off
Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off

All 157 passengers and eight crew aboard the Xiamen Air Boeing 737-800 were unharmed after the accident late on Thursday, according to the airline and airport officials. TV footage showed the plane slightly tilting to the left, its left badly damaged wing touching the ground and its landing wheels not readily visible as emergency personnel, many in...

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  • Pentagon: Chinese military 'likely training' for strikes against USA and allies
Pentagon: Chinese military 'likely training' for strikes against USA and allies

One of the arguments in favour of developing such a force is that American rivals like China appear increasingly ready to strike United States space-based capabilities in the event of a conflict. Overall, the report found that China wants to leverage its economic, diplomatic and strategic strength to "establish regional preeminence and expand the c...

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  • Russia mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax - International
Russia mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax - International

Kim Hyo-sun reports. The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on three shipping companies and one individual for violating restrictions on trade with North Korea. Profinet director general Vasili Aleksandrovich Kolchanov is also accused of personally orchestrating North Korea-related deals and coordinating with the North Korean represen...

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  • Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan elected 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan on Friday defeated Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided contest to become Pakistan's next prime minister after the grand opposition alliance fell apart over the PML-N chief's nomination for the top post. The Pakistan People's Party has chose to abstain the vote expressing reservations over the nomination of Shahbaz...

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  • State Department says Pompeo did discuss Yemen strike with Saudi prince
State Department says Pompeo did discuss Yemen strike with Saudi prince

A roadside bomb in Yemen's southern city of Aden targeted the convoy of a Saudi-backed provincial governor but he was unhurt, witnesses said on Tuesday. The coalition has admitted a small number of mistakes, but accuses the rebels of using civilians as human shields. The coalition has been repeatedly blamed for bombing civilians, including a stri...

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  • Appointed Judge Becomes Fourth to Uphold Mueller's Authority to Prosecute Russia Investigation
Appointed Judge Becomes Fourth to Uphold Mueller's Authority to Prosecute Russia Investigation

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows nearly half of all Americans believe U.S. President Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing in connection with Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. Friedrich said Mueller was an inferior officer because he was removable at will and the DOJ could rewrite regulations that don't allow the acting attorney general t...

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  • Trump military parade estimated to cost $92 million
Trump military parade estimated to cost $92 million

Rob Manning said in a statement that the Defense Department and White House have agreed to explore potential dates for the parade in 2019. USA officials had told The Associated Press earlier Thursday that the parade would cost about $92 million, citing preliminary estimates more than three times the price first suggested by the White Ho...

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  • B.C. declares state of emergency over wildfires
B.C. declares state of emergency over wildfires

There are 566 wildfires burning in B.C.as of August 14, with 29 evacuation orders affecting approximately 3,050 people. There are also 48 evacuation alerts that have 18,720 people across the province ready to leave their homes at a moment's notice.

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  • Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence compound in Kabul, report says
Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence compound in Kabul, report says

The students were teenagers, preparing for university entrance exams at the time of the attack . Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "terrorist" attack on the education center in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood, saying it "martyred and wounded the innocent".

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  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93
Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Former Indian prime minister dies after illness aged 93

As premier, Vajpayee was not afraid to take risks. It was a two-day meeting between the two countries to resolve long-standing issues. Despite India's contentious seven-decade relationship with Pakistan, Vajpayee is credited with being the only Indian leader to make significant progress in peace talks with the country's nuclear-armed neighbor.

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  • Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too
Bin Laden raid commander to Trump: revoke my security clearance too

Trump pulled Brennan's security clearance on Wednesday because of his "lying", "frenzied commentary" and "wild outbursts on the Internet and television", according to a statement read during Wednesday's White House news briefing by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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  • Man who confessed to killing pregnant wife, daughters charged with murder
Man who confessed to killing pregnant wife, daughters charged with murder

By Tuesday afternoon, the CBI issued an endangered missing alert for all three. It's a stunning reversal for Watts, 33, who was just seen on television begging anyone for help in finding his wife. There's no word on the charges Chris Watts faces. Police in Colorado are holding a man who is suspected of killing his wife, both of whom have No...

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  • Text-Messaging Anti-Trump FBI Agent Strzok Fired
Text-Messaging Anti-Trump FBI Agent Strzok Fired

The president also tweeted that the Clinton investigation "was a total fraud on the American public and should be properly redone!" "The decision to terminate was taken in response to political pressure, and to punish Special Agent Strzok for political speech protected by the First Amendment, not on a fair and independent examination of the facts...

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