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Iran sees China as ‘pivotal’ to salvaging its nuclear deal Iran sees China as ‘pivotal’ to salvaging its nuclear deal
- August 05, 2018

The Iranian President is under increasing pressure from lawmakers to reshuffle his cabinet and perform following a deterioration of ties with the United States, which has backed out of the landmark 2015 nuclear accord. "There can be no negotiations with the Americans raising the issue of talks from the position of power", he was quoted as saying on the website of the Iranian parliament, calling Trump's decision to pull out of the nuclear deal the "biggest blow to diplomacy". (more...)
‘My 600-lb Life’ Star L.B. Bonner Found Dead At 30 ‘My 600-lb Life’ Star L.B. Bonner Found Dead At 30
- August 05, 2018

We are all shocked at the moment and trying to figure this out. L.B. appeared in last season's "My 600-lb Life" that documented his incredible weight-loss journey. I hope everyone has a very wonderful and blessed day. L.B. wrote: 'This is so true, step out of your comfort zone to be kind'. However, some of his posts (like the one the day of his death) revealed that Bonner may have been struggling, as well. (more...)
Suspected Russian spy found working in US embassy in… Suspected Russian spy found working in US embassy in…
- August 05, 2018

The senior administration official said she was sacked last summer after being caught red-handed. It said: "At no time, in any US Secret Service office, have FSNs been provided or placed in a position to obtain national security information". (more...)
Romania police probe anti-semitic graffiti at Elie Wiesel home Romania police probe anti-semitic graffiti at Elie Wiesel home
- August 05, 2018

The disgusting writing said: 'Paedophile. "An enquiry is underway to identify those responsible", police spokeswoman Florina Metes said, adding that officers were studying footage from surveillance cameras in the northern town of Sighetu Marmatiei, hometown of Holocaust survivor Wiesel who died in NY in 2016. (more...)
Manafort lied on his taxes to get $500K reduction: accountant Manafort lied on his taxes to get $500K reduction: accountant
- August 05, 2018

And then there's the mysterious Chicago banker whose loan officers considered Manafort's finances too dodgy to justify a loan - who then lent Manafort a sum equal to 22 percent of his bank's equity and was rewarded with a role as an economic adviser to the Trump campaign. (more...)
South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power
- August 05, 2018

Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and chief mediator for the Khartoum Round of the South Sudan peace revitalisation process, El-Dirdeiry Mohamed Ahmed, arrived in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, yesterday to meet with President Silva Kiir Mayardit. (more...)
Syrian senior chemical weapons scientist killed near Masyaf Syrian senior chemical weapons scientist killed near Masyaf
- August 05, 2018

Asber died after an explosion targeted his vehicle in the Hama countryside, al-Watan said in an online report. The attack on Asber was claimed by a Syrian rebel group affiliated to Tahrir al-Sham, a rebel group. Western countries accuse the Syria government of possessing chemical weapons, an allegation rejected by Damascus. Esber played a role in Syria's missile development programme and had close links with the government and its Iranian allies, the Syrian Observatory added. (more...)
Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash
- August 05, 2018

As has become customary at Gibson's rallies, members of the black-clad anti-fascist group known as Antifa have vowed to assemble in opposition. It drew hundreds of supporters and counter-protesters. Police said on Twitter that they had seized multiple items that could be used as weapons, and were "observing people in helmets and protective padding". (more...)
Donald Trump: The Queen kept me waiting at Windsor Donald Trump: The Queen kept me waiting at Windsor
- August 05, 2018

Many Britons were unhappy with Trump's planned visit with Queen Elizabeth. But if you ask Trump, he'll tell you he was early for their meeting, and that they "got along fantastically well". "Wrong. They said I was late when I was actually early ". Trump went on to say that he had a "beautiful, attractive visit and afternoon". Earlier , he said he had "great respect for the UK - the United Kingdom. (more...)
Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election Trump drums up support in OH ahead of special election
- August 05, 2018

Trump would be open to visiting his "I Promise" school. "We always have somebody who says 'I don't like Trump, I don't like our president, he destroyed my career, '" Trump said. Trump also brought to the stage OH congressman Jim Jordan, calling him "a tough cookie". Pelosi, who would become speaker if the Democrats flip control of the House in November, has always been a Republican target. (more...)
Man in Yellowstone bison harassment video arrested at Glacier National Park Man in Yellowstone bison harassment video arrested at Glacier National Park
- August 05, 2018

The National Park Service describes issues they had with the man prior to the bison incident. Following his release, he traveled to Yellowstone National Park . A warrant was issued for Renke's arrest after the incident went viral and rangers identified the man in the video as Reinke; the assistant US attorney requested that the bond be revoked, and the request was granted. (more...)
Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital Other News 12:19 Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital Other News 12:19
- August 05, 2018

These three people used to work in an global company in Kabul . An Indian has been killed in the kidnapping and killing of three people in Kabul , Afghanistan. Police were treating it as "a terrorist incident", the BBC reported citing an Afghan government official. The abductors, who were still at the scene, fled in a second auto parked nearby when they saw the police approaching. (more...)
Tsunami Warning After Magnitude 7 Earthquake In Indonesia's Lombok Island
- August 05, 2018

No casualties have been reported so far. A 7.0-magnitude quake hit Indonesia on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said. "Please go to a place with higher ground, while remaining calm and not panicking", Dwikorita Karnawati, head of the agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics, told local TV. (more...)
Tsunami warning after 7.0 quake strikes near Indonesia's Bali Tsunami warning after 7.0 quake strikes near Indonesia's Bali
- August 05, 2018

Eye-witness Jean-Paul Volckaert, who was woken by the quake at the Puncak hotel last week, said: "We jumped out of our beds to avoid anything falling on our heads. There was two more strong secondary quakes and more than 60 aftershocks. On July 29, a 6.4 magnitude natural disaster has struck off Lombok, province of West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia followed by 66 aftershocks with the highest of those with a recorded magnitude of 5.7. (more...)
Taliban defeats Daesh in north Afghanistan Taliban defeats Daesh in north Afghanistan
- August 05, 2018

No one immediately claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack. The militants fled away after the deadly attack, the spokesman said, adding that police have launched operations to capture and bring to justice all those behind the offensive. (more...)
Three Resolute Support Soldiers Killed During Parwan Patrol Three Resolute Support Soldiers Killed During Parwan Patrol
- August 05, 2018

In addition, a US soldier and two Afghan troops were wounded, officials said. Eastern Afghanistan remains one of the deadliest areas for the USA military since its main combat operation against the Taliban ended in 2014. The attack, which was claimed by the Taliban, is being investigated. A spokesman for the Afghan defense ministry, Mohammad Radmanesh, said by phone the incident occurred in a village near the USA main military base of Bagram, in Parwan province, to the north of Kabul. (more...)
Judge upholds order for Trump administration to restore DACA Judge upholds order for Trump administration to restore DACA
- August 05, 2018

Bates ruled that if the Department of Homeland Security wishes to end DACA , it " must give a rational explanation for its decision", adding that a "conclusory assertion that a prior policy is illegal, accompanied by a hodgepodge of illogical and post-hoc assertions simply will not do ". (more...)
Switzerland crash: Up to 20 feared dead as WW2 plane crash Switzerland crash: Up to 20 feared dead as WW2 plane crash
- August 05, 2018

It was not clear how many people were on the plane. Local newspaper Blick reported that all passengers aboard the plane were killed. The planes can accommodate 17 passengers and three crew, according to Blick . There was no immediate word on the possible cause of the crash, which was under investigation by Swiss authorities. The charred state of the wreckage meant that victim identification was hard, a police spokesman had earlier said. (more...)
Growing California fires prompt new evacuations Growing California fires prompt new evacuations
- August 05, 2018

The two fires together are called the Mendocino Complex. But tens of thousands of others were still under evacuation orders. The fire remained several miles from the evacuated communities along the eastern shore of Clear Lake but "it looks like there's dicey weather on the way", California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Jane LaBoa said . (more...)
Facing deportation, US Marine's wife leaves for Mexico Facing deportation, US Marine's wife leaves for Mexico
- August 05, 2018

There are roughly 11,800 current members of the United States military who have spouses or family members facing deportation. Temo Juarez voted for President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received "white powder" in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved "every penny" on personal bills Outsider businessman wins Tennessee GOP governor's primary MORE in the 2016 presidential election, AP noted. (more...)
'Sleepin' Bob': Trump Rips 'Worse Than Obstructionist' Sen. Casey at PA Rally 'Sleepin' Bob': Trump Rips 'Worse Than Obstructionist' Sen. Casey at PA Rally
- August 05, 2018

Trump asked, pointing to the media in the back of the hall. He was known for his strong anti-illegal-immigration views as the mayor of Hazleton, a city that like the state flipped from Barack Obama in 2012 to Trump in 2016. Lou Barletta to the Senate. "But we won the state of Pennsylvania". "We need Republicans. We need Lou Barletta ". "We're not exhausted of winning Mr. (more...)
Barack Obama’s Birthday Officially Celebrated As A Holiday In Illinois Barack Obama’s Birthday Officially Celebrated As A Holiday In Illinois
- August 05, 2018

This is the first year the law has been in effect. Obama began his political career as a community organizer in Chicago before becoming a state senator and then a US senator from IL. Former U.S. President Barack Obama was honored in IL on Saturday as the state's first annual " Barack Obama Day" was officially kicked off. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was Obama's first presidential chief of staff. (more...)
Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch
- August 05, 2018

The student was taking a break from her on-campus job on Tuesday when a school employee called police to report her, the school said. "No student of color should have to explain why they belong at prestigious white institutions", Kanoute wrote. (more...)
Fines for sex harassment on streets approved in France Fines for sex harassment on streets approved in France
- August 05, 2018

It also authorizes a fine of up to 15,000 euros ($ 17,533) and a year in prison as possible sentences for "upskirting" - taking pictures or videos under clothing without consent. When Marie Laguerre stood up to a man who she says was sexually harassing her, he responded by punching her in the face. Plus, it took him actually slapping this woman for anyone to really take notice of the fact that this man was a problem. (more...)
NAB summons Imran Khan on August 7 in helicopter misuse case NAB summons Imran Khan on August 7 in helicopter misuse case
- August 05, 2018

PTI has said it expects Khan to take the oath as prime minister before August 14, Pakistan's independence day. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), or Pakistan Movement for Justice, did better than expected to scoop up 16.86 million votes, trouncing the party of jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif, which finished second with 12.89 million. (more...)

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