• Gunmen kill three in Mexico City plaza shootings
Gunmen kill three in Mexico City plaza shootings

CNN notes that Mexico City's mariachi scene traces its roots to a bar in Plaza Garibaldi. Videos from the scene on social media and television showed a heavy police presence, with the site of the attack cordoned off, but dozens of people were still hanging out nearby.

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  • Leaders of two Koreas meet in Pyongyang for talks on ending war
Leaders of two Koreas meet in Pyongyang for talks on ending war

South Korea will be seeking to cement a breakthrough in faltering nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington. The sharp disagreement marked a rare break in what has been a united response by the U.N.'s most powerful body to North Korea's escalating nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

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  • Russian aircraft with 14 on board disappears off Syria's coast
Russian aircraft with 14 on board disappears off Syria's coast

Around the time the plane disappeared, the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, near a Russian airbase to which the Il-20 was returning, came under attack from "enemy missiles" and missile defence batteries responded, Syrian state media reported.

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  • United States to impose tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods
United States to impose tariffs on $200bn in Chinese goods

USA business groups are escalating their fight against Trump's tariffs, with over 60 industry groups launching a coalition to put political pressure on the Trump administration to seek alternatives to tariffs. The White House says tariffs are a response to China's unfair trade policies, which Mr Trump blames for helping to create a huge tra...

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  • U.S. pushes back national wireless alert test to Oct. 3
U.S. pushes back national wireless alert test to Oct. 3

It is however a good opportunity to check your own emergency communications plan. The texts are also known as Wireless Emergency Alerts . Specifically, they will all be receiving what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is calling a "Presidential Alert", and the message will read as follows: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless...

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  • Imran Khan vows to grant Pakistan citizenship to Afghan refugees
Imran Khan vows to grant Pakistan citizenship to Afghan refugees

More than 1.4 million Afghans are registered as refugees in the country. "And those Afghans whose children have grown older here, who were born in Pakistan, they would also be issued the passports and ID cards", he continued. "If anything comes about we will let you know", he said. "It is these efforts that will add up to a revolution in leadersh...

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  • Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria
Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

The state media reported that missiles targeted Latakia and Homs and Hama. Russia's Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea, an official with Russia's Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday.

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  • Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records
Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records

Carter Page , former foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign, speaks to the media after testifying before the House intelligence committee on November 2, 2017, in Washington, D.C. But when it does it would be the latest move by Trump and his administration to release previously secret documents at the heart of claims by the president's allies...

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  • Musk says Tesla now in 'delivery logistics hell'
Musk says Tesla now in 'delivery logistics hell'

Unsworth, who lives part of the year in Thailand, took part in the gargantuan 18-day effort to retrieve the boys and their coach , a mission that ended on July 10, when the last 5 members were extracted. He told reporters: "Musk can stick his submarine where it hurts". He also claimed that Musk falsely called him a child rapist and sex traffic...

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  • White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford
White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

She said that she told her story then, while in couple's therapy, to her therapist and her husband. Citing unreleased records from Kavanaugh's official work over the years, Democrats have called for a delay in considering his nomination.

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  • Russia, Turkey Tensions on Syria Persist as Putin Meets Erdogan
Russia, Turkey Tensions on Syria Persist as Putin Meets Erdogan

Russian President Vladimir Putin said it would be 15km to 25km (9-15 miles) wide and come into force by 15 October. He agreed with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan , on the buffer zone during a more than four hour meeting in Sochi, southern Russian Federation.

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  • Obama's return: Good or bad for Democrats?
Obama's return: Good or bad for Democrats?

And, Obama delivered a simple message Thursday headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote. Obama will be in Philadelphia on Friday, Sept. 21, according to the release. Sherrod Brown, who faces a challenge from Republican Jim Renacci (reh-NAY'-see), a congressman from Wadsworth. To win in November, Cordray will have to both boost turnout in ...

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  • U.S. Expects some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Middle East Plan
U.S. Expects some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Middle East Plan

Going on for decades now, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict erupted following the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and the Western-backed creation of Israel in 1948. moves against the latter, according to U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Jason Greenblatt, a senior US diplomat who had been clos...

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  • Weather Channel Reporter Mocked for Appearing to Exaggerate Florence
Weather Channel Reporter Mocked for Appearing to Exaggerate Florence

As of noon, Emerald Isle had more than 23 inches (58 centimetres) of rain, and Wilmington and Goldsboro had about a foot (30 centimetres). "This system is unloading epic amounts of rainfall, in some places measured in feet and not inches", North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told a news briefing.

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  • Feinstein Says There's More That Senators Don't Know About Kavanaugh
Feinstein Says There's More That Senators Don't Know About Kavanaugh

But that's not what they said. The Post released a story Sunday that revealed Christine Blasey Ford , a California psychology professor, is the person accusing Kavanaugh of a "rape attempt" in the 1980's. In morning television interviews, Katz said her client was willing to tell her story in public to the Senate Judiciary Committee, although...

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  • Syria accuses Israel of missile attack on Damascus airport
Syria accuses Israel of missile attack on Damascus airport

Syrian media quoted a military source who claimed their defence systems had thwarted an Israeli attack on the airport. According to the report, efforts have been made to hide the true goal of the warehouses with roof-painted legends such as "UN" or "DHL", the worldwide mail company, in an apparent attempt to elude Israeli intelligence.

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  • Kavanaugh accuser may testify 'under oath,' Conway says, as lawyer opens door
Kavanaugh accuser may testify 'under oath,' Conway says, as lawyer opens door

In the Washington Post interview, Ford said that when she tried to scream, Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth. "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid". From Judge : "It's just absolutely nuts", he said. His friend, Mark Judge , has said he has no memory of it. According to the Post , Ford is a professor at Palo Alto Universit...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks out about sexual assault allegations
Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks out about sexual assault allegations

Collins and Murkowski have not said how they will vote. Republican Senator Jeff Flake is calling for the nomination process to be delayed in the light of the allegations. I did not do this back in high school or at any time", his statement said. Kavanaugh's appointment would tilt the nine-justice panel firmly to the right.

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  • Met Éireann warns of gales and flooding as Tropical Storm Helene approaches
Met Éireann warns of gales and flooding as Tropical Storm Helene approaches

The rain will be heavy too with strengthening southerly winds.Present indications are that, ex tropical storm "Helene" will push northwards over Ireland on Monday night. The national forecaster issued the briefing about the expected path of the tropical storm making its way towards Ireland. A post on the Met Office website says: "Storm Helene w...

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward: 'I Thought He Might Inadvertently Kill Me'
Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward: 'I Thought He Might Inadvertently Kill Me'

Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein , whose office received the information in Ford's letter, said an FBI investigation should conclude before Kavanaugh's nomination proceeds. She added: "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing". The notes also say four boys attacked her - but Ford insists this was the therap...

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