• S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister
S.Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

Lawmaker Francois Beukman, who heads the police oversight committee in parliament, described the numbers as "alarming and totally unacceptable". The release of the annual crime statistics in parliament on Tuesday painted a grim picture in the fight against crime for the men and women in blue in the province.

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  • The View Grills George Papadopoulos: Did The Trump Campaign ‘Set You Up?’
The View Grills George Papadopoulos: Did The Trump Campaign ‘Set You Up?’

Gordon wrote in an email, linking to one in which he said that "Senator Sessions shut down that discussion because it was a bad idea, and he said , 'I prefer if no one ever speaks about this again'". "As far as I remember, I absolutely did not share this information with anyone on the campaign", the ex-Trump campaign aide told CNN's Tapper. ...

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  • Trump to mark 17 years since 9/11 at Pennsylvania memorial
Trump to mark 17 years since 9/11 at Pennsylvania memorial

Seventeen years after the devastating 9/11 attacks, President Donald Trump heads to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to pay tribute, as his predecessors have done, to the men and women who died aboard hijacked Flight 93. A stark reminder came not long after last years anniversary: A truck mowed down people, killing eight, on a bike path within a few block...

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  • Desperate Democrats Resort to Calling Children to Testify Against Kavanaugh | Trending
Desperate Democrats Resort to Calling Children to Testify Against Kavanaugh | Trending

But they also saw, in what was at times a circus in that judiciary committee. During the committee hearing last week, Mr. Cornyn warned Mr. The group said it submitted its "criminal complaint" with the Justice Department. "However, a newly released email dated July, 28, 2002 shows that he did indeed possess, use and have knowledge of those st...

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  • Irish government says Trump has scratched planned trip to Dublin this fall
Irish government says Trump has scratched planned trip to Dublin this fall

According to Independent.ie , sources have said Trump's whole European itinerary is under review with the Irish trip definitely cancelled. In addition to visiting the Irish capital of Dublin, Trump was expected to travel to a golf course he bought in County Clare in 2014.

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  • Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed
Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed

Mattis and Kelly have both denied the quotes attributed to them, while Trump accused Woodward of lying and fabricating his quotes. Watergate investigative reporter Bob Woodward's new book " Fear: Trump in the White House " details a chaotic West Wing in which some former staffers actively deceive and undermine Trump's orders - because the...

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  • Woodward Says His Anonymous Sources More Credible Than Public Denials, Trump Responds
Woodward Says His Anonymous Sources More Credible Than Public Denials, Trump Responds

Asked whether he thinks any laws were broken, Trump Jr. said: "Listen, I think you're subverting the will of the people". "It would be easier to get things done if you're able to fully trust everyone around you", he added. Trump Jr. also said he's not anxious about his potential legal exposure concerning a meeting between himself and Russians ...

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  • Russians vote as police detain supporters of opposition leader
Russians vote as police detain supporters of opposition leader

People hold a poster reading "Pension reform" during a Communist Party rally protesting retirement-age hikes in St. Petersburg on September 2. Thousands protested against the pension reform on September 9 at rallies in 80 Russian cities organized by opposition leader Alexei Navalny .

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  • Kerala nuns join public protest demanding arrest of bishop
Kerala nuns join public protest demanding arrest of bishop

On 27th June this year, a nun in Kerala lodged a complaint against Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal , allegeding that he had raped her over the course of two years between 2014 and 2016. Then in the same week itself, Bishop Franco made a special visit to this community and stayed there overnight. The nuns alleged that police probing the case...

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  • Obama Issues Scathing Critique Of Trump, 'Politics Of Fear'
Obama Issues Scathing Critique Of Trump, 'Politics Of Fear'

His appearance - one day after a strongly worded critique of Trump at University of IL at Urbana-Champaign - touched on themes of retirement security, climate change and education. Demographics have changed with an influx of Latinos, Asians and other immigrants. In Orange County, Republicans held a 13-point edge in voter registration 10 years a...

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  • Pakistan mourns death of Kulsoom Nawaz
Pakistan mourns death of Kulsoom Nawaz

After the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif from his seat a year ago, Kulsoom was elected to Lahore's NA-120 constituency in a bye-poll. Her family reported a slight improvement in her condition on July 12, a day before Nawaz and Maryam were set to return to Pakistan after an accountability court sentenced them to jail in the Avenfiel...

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  • Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast
Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

Forecasters say Tropical Storm Florence has turned into a hurricane again and is swirling toward the U.S. East Coast for what could be a direct hit toward the end of the week. On its current track Florence is expected to slam the Carolinas and Virginia the hardest - and all three states have issued emergency declarations to speed preparations.

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  • Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court
Bolton To Set Out Tough U.S. Stance On International Criminal Court

Zomlot added shuttering the office is an affront to peace process and charged the US of "undermining the global system of legitimacy and legality". "We will consider taking steps in the UN Security Council to constrain the court's sweeping powers, including to ensure that the ICC does not exercise jurisdiction over Americans and the nationals ...

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  • At least 17 killed in South Sudan plane crash
At least 17 killed in South Sudan plane crash

One of the survivors, an Italian doctor working with an NGO, is in critical condition and undergoing surgery in Yirol Hospital, the minister said. This was believed to have contributed to the 2015 crash of a Soviet-era Antonov plane during takeoff in Juba , which left 36 people dead.

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  • Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court
Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court

For weeks, reasonable conservatives have been telling liberals that they're being unnecessarily hyperbolic in assuming that Kavanaugh and his conservative cohorts will clearly try to overturn Roe v. But that is precisely not the same thing as the "settled law of the land". Instead, he lied, and he's about to become a Supreme Court Justice. "He d...

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  • Idlib assault could be worst humanitarian crisis of Syrian civil war
Idlib assault could be worst humanitarian crisis of Syrian civil war

Syria's conflict has killed more than 350,000 people and forced millions more out of their homes, but the United Nations has warned a full-blown attack on Idlib could bring unprecedented suffering. Erdogan and his Russian counterparts Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani agreed in a statement after the summit that there could be no military soluti...

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  • USA met Venezuelan coup plotters
USA met Venezuelan coup plotters

Venezuelan authorities arrested a military general and colonel and a dozen others in connection to the incident , which included an explosion near Maduro as he gave a speech August 4. The New York Times has said the meetings took place over the previous year, but came to nothing when it was decided not to stage a coup, after Washington refused ...

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  • Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign
Mike Pence calls for author of anonymous NYT op-ed to resign

In the " Face the Nation " interview, Pence said he has not been asked to sit down for an interview with Mueller amid the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election but that he would be open to doing so. The newspaper published the piece on Thursday , and only said the author was "a senior official in the Trump administration ". ...

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  • British ex-Foreign Minister Johnson attacks government on taxes
British ex-Foreign Minister Johnson attacks government on taxes

With Monday marking just 200 days until the UK's exit from the EU, Mr Johnson's successor as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt pleaded for Tories to get behind Mrs May and the Chequers plan . Downing Street responded by pointing out Mr Johnson resigned because of Chequers and said there was "new ideas" to respond to. On the BBC's Andrew Marr S...

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  • John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC
John Bolton to take tough stance against ICC

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat described the decision as "yet another affirmation of the Trump Administration's policy to collectively punish the Palestinian people ". The U.S. provides 30% of the budget, and the decision will cost UNRWA $300 million. In a statement, PLO official Hanan Ashrawi said the USA was now taking aim at top Pales...

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