• Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness
Manafort’s defense rests in financial fraud trial without calling a witness

The charges against Manafort do not delve to the core question of Mueller's investigation - whether members of the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian attack on the 2016 election. But as a result of the ongoing probe, Mueller's legal team says it discovered Manafort hiding millions of dollars in income he received advising Ukrainian polit...

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  • North Jersey Catholic Priest Named In Massive Child Sex Abuse Report
North Jersey Catholic Priest Named In Massive Child Sex Abuse Report

The archdiocese of Philadelphia and the diocese of Altoona-Johnstown were subjects of an earlier report . Its report echoed the findings of many earlier church investigations around the country in its description of widespread sexual abuse by clergy and church officials' concealment of it.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts

Strzok testified in July that he sent the August 2016 texts to former Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page , with whom he was having an affair, in response to the "horrible, disgusting" comments then-candidate Trump made about the family of a fallen Muslim war hero .

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  • Trump Doubles Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum From Turkey
Trump Doubles Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum From Turkey

Several U.S. media outlets criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for his decision to impose additional tariffs on Turkey. The U.S. media widely pointed to the current state of Turkish-American relations and the case of American pastor Andrew Brunson , who is under house arrest in Turkey over terrorism charges.

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  • Donald Trump Responds To N-Word Accusations In Typically Grown-Up Manner
Donald Trump Responds To N-Word Accusations In Typically Grown-Up Manner

President Donald Trump unleashed on Omarosa Manigault on Monday morning, soon after the former White House staffer appeared on the Today show to decry him as an unhinged racist unfit to serve as president. 'I'm asking you about the people the president is with every day'. Trump criticized her job performance at the White House . ...

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  • Pakistan's newly-elected parliament begins; 329 members take oath
Pakistan's newly-elected parliament begins; 329 members take oath

The final tally of the PTI has reached 158 after it was allowed 28 out of 60 seats reserved for women. Modi had met the then Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif several times and also visited Pakistan in a surprise stopover on his way back from an official trip to Russian Federation in December 2015.

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  • ED Mnangagwa inauguration cancelled…Chamisa corners ZEC
ED Mnangagwa inauguration cancelled…Chamisa corners ZEC

Chamisa is convinced that he won the popular vote ahead of the Zanu-PF leader who, according to ZEC, scrapped through with a slim margin of 50.8 percent to the plaintiff's 44.3 percent. "We are seeking a declaration to the effect that the presidential election was not properly conducted", MDC party lawyer Thanbani Mpofu said. The polls' aftermath...

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  • Landslides caused by monsoon rains kill 19 in southern India
Landslides caused by monsoon rains kill 19 in southern India

Kerala state authorities have taken the unprecedented step of opening the gates of 25 water reservoirs to prevent potentially disastrous breaches. Due to heavy rains and resultant floods in Kozhikode and Waynad districts, a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team has been moved to Kozhikode.

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  • Man suspected of sparking huge California forest fire facing life in jail
Man suspected of sparking huge California forest fire facing life in jail

The Carr Fire has burned 177,450 acres as of Thursday morning. So far California wineries have emerged unscathed from the fires with no reports of vineyards lost, though a number are testing their vines for smoke taint. "I got burned. I woke up and my stuff was all on fire". "Stay safe", she said as smoke billowed behind her. "God bless"....

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  • 'Suicidal' mechanic stole empty plane then crashed into island after F15 chase
'Suicidal' mechanic stole empty plane then crashed into island after F15 chase

In a statement, Alaska Airlines said the twin-propeller passenger plane was being piloted by "an airline employee", who took the plane without permission. He said he didn't want to disappoint them but that he was "just a broken guy, got a dew screws loose, I guess". He said he'd "like to apologize to each and every one of them".

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  • State Department Calls For Probe Into Deadly Airstrikes In Yemen
State Department Calls For Probe Into Deadly Airstrikes In Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition, in a defiant statement, has described the massacre as a " legitimate action" to target missile launchers used by Houthi Ansarullah fighters to target the southern Saudi city of Jizan. "The Coalition will take all necessary measures against the terrorist, criminal acts of the terrorist Iranian-Houthi militia, such as recrui...

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  • Saudi decision to withdraw scholarship students will affect dozens in Calgary
Saudi decision to withdraw scholarship students will affect dozens in Calgary

Hariri later rescinded the resignation, widely believed to be orchestrated by Riyadh, and returned to Beirut. The displaced Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia , who was given 24 hours to leave the country, has a lengthy diplomatic career.

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  • Korea slams U.S. officials for sanctions
Korea slams U.S. officials for sanctions

A recent diplomatic thaw culminated in a historic meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in Singapore in June. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Washington was "not willing to wait for too long". On the same day a United Nations report, submitted after six months of work, accused North K...

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  • Saudi-Canada Fight Shows Need for More Pipelines, Oil Group Says
Saudi-Canada Fight Shows Need for More Pipelines, Oil Group Says

Russian Federation has said that Saudi Arabia has the right to reject Canada's interference and to express its annoyance at the "commanding tone" coming from a perceived position of moral superiority. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia put a man to death on a cross in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday, while waging a public relations battle to call ou...

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  • CEO Dorsey explains why Twitter not joining ban of Alex Jones
CEO Dorsey explains why Twitter not joining ban of Alex Jones

Colbert was referring to the news that tech companies and social media sites have chose to either ban or pull content from Infowars and Jones from their sites. But this hasn't shielded Twitter from criticism following its decision to allow Jones a platform. Twitter has recently stepped up actions against fake accounts, but the company has admi...

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  • ‘Secret life’: Rick Gates forced to reveal affair at Manafort trial
‘Secret life’: Rick Gates forced to reveal affair at Manafort trial

The prosecution's star witness against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort admitted on the stand Tuesday that he cheated Manafort, cheated on his wife and may have even cheated the president's inaugural committee. The defense asserted in its opening statement that Gates could have committed the bank fraud, tax fraud and foreign banking...

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Trump’s "man on the Hill" arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation on securities fraud charges

Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for insider trading related to an Australian biotechnology company . Charging documents said Innate was testing a drug called MIS416, to see if it was an effective treatment for Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

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  • Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web
Couple jailed for selling son to paedophiles on dark web

Berrin was sentenced to 12½ years in prison while Christian received a 12-year sentence in Freiburg state court. On Monday, the same German court sentenced a Spanish pedophile, Javier Gonzalez Diaz, to 10 years behind bars for paying the parents to sexually abuse the same boy over and over again.

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  • Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China
Trump administration announces $22b in fresh tariffs on China

Washington has long criticised China's trade surplus with the United States and has demanded Beijing cut it. "We expect export growth to cool in the coming months, though this will primarily reflect softer global growth rather than U.S.

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  • Customers attacked with brooms after dispute over botched $5 eyebrow wax
Customers attacked with brooms after dispute over botched $5 eyebrow wax

A nail salon employee was arrested after she was caught on camera repeatedly attacking a customer with a broom. According to witnesses and cops, the nail salon workers used broomsticks, fists, and dustpans on the customers before a civilian intervened.

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  • 42 wounded, 4 fatally, in Sunday shootings across Chicago
42 wounded, 4 fatally, in Sunday shootings across Chicago

It's clear that the Chicago Police Department is not trusted with the mass genocide that's happening on the streets of Chicago. What happened this weekend didn't happen in every neighborhood of Chicago, but it is unacceptable to happen in any neighborhood of Chicago.

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  • Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on
Trump tackles Russian lawyer claims head on

On Sunday, Trump tweeted an apparent response to stories by CNN and The Washington Post that said he is anxious about Donald Trump Jr.'s legal exposure following the infamous 2016 meeting. "And we've seen 1.4 million documents, we've provided 32 witness interviews of any type of collusion on behalf of the president and the Russians". Tru...

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  • Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash: ministry
Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash: ministry

At least 156 Palestinians have been killed since March 30, when Palestinians in the Gaza Strip began holding nearly daily protests near the buffer zone. Several of the exiled leaders attended the border protests Friday. The coalition said Friday that the Swedish-flagged vessel, Freedom, was almost 60 miles (95 kilometers) off the coast.

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  • Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners
Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

European companies will be protected from the impact of new sanctions imposed by the USA on Iran, Britain has said. The German carmaker had announced plans in 2016 to return to Iran after economic sanctions were lifted under an worldwide agreement that sought to limit the country's nuclear program.

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  • Twin blazes form California's largest wildfire in history
Twin blazes form California's largest wildfire in history

Two firefighters and four other people were also killed. Ayeta is the seventh person to die in the vast blaze that has been burning for two weeks near Redding, where armies of firefighters and fleets of aircraft continue battling the flames about 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the OR state line.

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