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Iran says US ‘action group’ will fail to overthrow Iranian state Iran says US ‘action group’ will fail to overthrow Iranian state
- August 23, 2018

Zarif says the USA attempts at regime change will come through "pressure, misinformation and demagoguery". US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of the Iran Action Group (IAG) at a news conference on Thursday, naming Brian Hook, the Department of State's director of policy planning, as its head. (more...)
Two Killed And One Injured In Paris Stabbing Two Killed And One Injured In Paris Stabbing
- August 23, 2018

Earlier Reuters quoted a source as saying that: "The reason behind the attack and his profile are not known yet and are being looked into". Suspect killed by police after stabbing his mother, sister in Trappes, France . "It was more a man who was disturbed than someone responding to orders from a terrorist organization", he told reporters at the scene of the incident in the suburb of Trappes. (more...)
Ex-Trump Atty Cohen Pleads Guilty To Tax, Campaign Charges Ex-Trump Atty Cohen Pleads Guilty To Tax, Campaign Charges
- August 23, 2018

Cohen's then-lawyer called the use of search warrants "completely inappropriate". In October 2016, Cohen used a home-equity line of credit to finance a $130,000 payment to Daniels. The prosecutors did not in announcing the proceeding identify Cohen by name. Facing up to five years in prison, the admissions were a dramatic change from Mr Cohen's earlier boasts that he was Trump's "fixer" and would "take a bullet" for the president . (more...)
Mystery sniper taking shots at luxury New York City building Mystery sniper taking shots at luxury New York City building
- August 23, 2018

Police sources said a tenant on the 14th floor woke up Friday morning to find glass strewn across the living room floor. Just hours later, the window of another apartment on the 32nd floor of the 50-story building was struck by a bullet around 1.15am. (more...)
Strong typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan Strong typhoon barrels towards flood-hit western Japan
- August 23, 2018

The Meteorological Agency has warned of heavy rain, strong winds and high waves as Typhoon Cimaron is expected to travel northward over the Shikoku and Chugoku regions as the weekend approaches. on August 23, Cimaron was located at some 340 kilometers south-southeast of Cape Ashizuri and was heading north-northwest at a speed of 35 kph. The typhoon had an atmospheric pressure of 950 hectopascals at its center with gusts of up to 216 kph. (more...)
Trump wants a study on SA farm killings Trump wants a study on SA farm killings
- August 23, 2018

Known for his comments like "Let's make Merica great again", Donald Trump has now angered South Africans with his latest comments. He also gave clarity on whether the State will become the owner of expropriated land. However, farm murders are at a 20-year low. "South African Government is now seizing land from white farmers". He said a programme of land redistribution was required to heal the historical "festering wound" of land dispossession and enable the transformation and development ... (more...)
Twarit Vishwa: IS Chief Baghdadi releases audio message Twarit Vishwa: IS Chief Baghdadi releases audio message
- August 23, 2018

Islamic State, which until past year controlled large areas in Syria and Iraq, has since been driven into the desert following successive defeats in separate offensives in both countries. His only public appearance was in 2014 in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Baghdadi has been pronounced dead on several occasions, but an Iraqi intelligence official said in May that he remains alive in Syrian territory by the Iraqi border. (more...)
Police helicopter crashes in Arkansas Police helicopter crashes in Arkansas
- August 23, 2018

The helicopter and the platform start to move as the helicopter pitches and fails to gain altitude. A police helicopter collided into the ground Thursday in Little Rock , Arkansas, snapping off propellers that then flew into the air. Retired officer William "Bill" Denino, who was hired in 2012 as a civilian pilot for the helicopter was injured in the crash. Police said that they had been testing new equipment in the helicopter when wind knocked it off its platform, according to KATV. (more...)
Facebook flags users who try to ´game´ fact-checking effort Facebook flags users who try to ´game´ fact-checking effort
- August 23, 2018

Reputation scores are created to help the company identify users who might be abusing Facebook's content flagging systems to report real news as fake, the Post says. The tech giant now takes a user's rating into consideration when battling misinformation. Facebook has begun rating the credibility of its users as part of its effort to weed out the spread of false information on the platform. (more...)
Dutton moves to finish Turnbull off, but what's his rush? Dutton moves to finish Turnbull off, but what's his rush?
- August 23, 2018

A PARTY room meeting was not held last night despite rumours circulating. It also would allow Treasurer Morrison time to garner support before a leadership ballot. Jim Molan said he signed a petition calling for the meeting and that things were going "according to plan". Peter Dutton confirmed on 3AW he was doing the numbers and used FM radio to outline his favoured policy positions, which were rubbished by the PM. (more...)
Trump says Trump says "disgraced" Robert Mueller is "looking for trouble" in Russian Federation probe
- August 23, 2018

Trump has been described as having a "total meltdown" and "extremely frustrated" by those close to him, with one former West Wing official saying that the president is especially concerned because McGahn kept notes of every meeting he had with Trump. (more...)
Venezuela hit by magnitude-7.3 quake, buildings evacuated Venezuela hit by magnitude-7.3 quake, buildings evacuated
- August 23, 2018

People gathered in streets, plazas and parks - any place to get away from buildings - and hugged each other. Residents of Venezuela , as well as other Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines, reported seeing buildings and vehicles swaying, telephone polls fall, walls collapse, and floors crack as the shaking continued for well over a minute. (more...)
Saudi Arabia 'seeks death penalty for woman activist' Saudi Arabia 'seeks death penalty for woman activist'
- August 23, 2018

The most usual method is beheading with a sword. In another tweet, this one by the Global Affairs Canada account, the government called for Saudi Arabia to "immediately release" and all other peaceful protesters. The allegations against Ghomgham included participating in protests and "provoking" young people to do the same; inciting what the authorities called a "soft revolution;" and traveling to Iran, where prosecutors said she received "theoretical lessons on how to create chaos". (more...)
Trump's Longtime Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Campaign Fraud Trump's Longtime Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Campaign Fraud
- August 23, 2018

Mr Cohen's voice cracked several times as he pleaded guilty to eight criminal charges in federal court in Manhattan, including tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. The trial in federal court in Alexandria is the first stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 15-month-old investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 United States election. (more...)
NZ minister who cycled to the maternity unit shows off new baby NZ minister who cycled to the maternity unit shows off new baby
- August 23, 2018

Genter announced on Instagram that her son had arrived safely, weighing nearly 4.3 kilograms (9 pounds 8 ounces). "We waited a very long time for labour to start, but when it did it was short and sharp", she said. Genter, 38, announced in February that she was pregnant, following Ardern's historic pregnancy announcement a month earlier. Genter gave birth to her son on Tuesday evening at Auckland hospital, the country's largest public hospital where Ardern delivered her daughter, Neve Te Aroha. (more...)
Woman Killed By Alligator Near South Carolina Resort Woman Killed By Alligator Near South Carolina Resort
- August 23, 2018

Then, Allen said , "the alligator turned on her". A maintenance worker told deputies he saw Cline walking her dog near a lagoon at the Sea Pines Plantation, a gated community on the island. The alligator believed to be responsible for the attack was captured and killed, said Robert McCullough, a captain for the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources . (more...)
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern denies politicians a pay rise New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern denies politicians a pay rise
- August 23, 2018

And on his free wheels, his use of the ministerial limos on his getting to know you tour, and all the money it's claimed he ran up using them was a bit like robbing Peter to pay Paul. National's finance spokesperson Amy Adams said every time MPs' pay went up there were always calls from people who thought it was unwarranted. The pay increase would also have seen Ms Ardern's cabinet colleagues earn $8,046 more, as well as a $4,456 bump for the average backbencher. (more...)
Man charged in Iowa college student's murder in US legally: attorneys Man charged in Iowa college student's murder in US legally: attorneys
- August 23, 2018

But the would-be 2020 presidential candidate is not alone on the Left in downplaying the importance of the Mollie Tibbetts story. Lang says he only learned on Tuesday that Rivera was the suspect in the death of Tibbetts and was shocked. (more...)
Toddler Saves Baby Brother After Car Accident That Killed Their Pregnant Mom Toddler Saves Baby Brother After Car Accident That Killed Their Pregnant Mom
- August 23, 2018

Greeley said police believe the children may have been there since Thursday. When the officers went back to the spot where Kylen was picked up, they found the wreckage of a auto at the bottom of a deep ravine, not visible from the road. After receiving that information, police began a search of the area where Kylen was found. Investigators said it's a miracle the two boys not only survived the accident but made it at least two days without food or water. (more...)
ECUADOR: Govt tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants ECUADOR: Govt tightens entry rules for Venezuelan migrants
- August 22, 2018

Majority were heading towards Chile and Peru in order to join the family and relatives. Now, hundreds of workers are on the border between Ecuador and Colombia without a passport and only ID. A mob in the Brazilian frontier town of Pacaraima burnt down a Venezuelan refugee camp and forced its inhabitants back across the border at the weekend. (more...)
US concerned Russian satellite could be space weapon US concerned Russian satellite could be space weapon
- August 22, 2018

According to Poblete, the U.S. has not been able to verify whether the satellite could possibly be a space weapon and is raising concerns about what the Russian government had deployed. He tells OneNewsNow one concern is the competition in satellite warfare, "especially now, with China and Russian Federation vying for more satellites, and targeting our satellites, and already launching and preparing the means to down our satellites, which they understand we depend upon for military operations ... (more...)
Sign at high school named for Cardinal Wuerl is vandalized Sign at high school named for Cardinal Wuerl is vandalized
- August 22, 2018

The grand jury report is particularly critical of Wuerl, who was the bishop of Pittsburgh for a period of 18 years, during which time he allegedly helped to cover up and bury reports of the ongoing abuse initiated by various priests in the state. (more...)
Israel closes its only crossing for people with Gaza after clashes erupt Israel closes its only crossing for people with Gaza after clashes erupt
- August 22, 2018

Over the course of the past four months, Hamas terrorists have launched thousands of incendiary devices into Israeli territory, resulting in the destruction of more than 7,400 acres of land, hundreds of acres of wheat fields and 2,700 acres of protected nature reserves. (more...)
Iran says its economy not at 'dead end' from US sanctions Iran says its economy not at 'dead end' from US sanctions
- August 22, 2018

Before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, many Iranian pilots received their training in the US. Efforts by the remaining signatories - European Union members Britain, France and Germany plus China and Russian Federation - to avoid the agreement's collapse are struggling as Washington has said any firms dealing with Teheran will be barred from doing business in the United States. (more...)
Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela after riots Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela after riots
- August 22, 2018

Pacaraima is a major border crossing with Venezuela, where economic and political turmoil has driven tens of thousands to cross into Brazil over the past few years. Roraima Governor Suely Campos made a plea to temporarily close the border and asked Brasilia to send security reinforcements to "face the increase in crime" she linked to Venezuelans in the region, particularly in its capital Boa Vista. (more...)

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