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All asylum-seekers on board boat that reached Australia rounded up All asylum-seekers on board boat that reached Australia rounded up
- August 30, 2018

It said those detained were well dressed and in good health. State Emergency Service acting local area director Peter Rinaudo says police sent crews home late on Monday after it was determined those being sought had been found. The government says its zero-tolerance policy toward migrants who make the journey by sea is in place to discourage human trafficking and unsafe trips, but critics contend the rules are discriminatory and violate migrants' rights. (more...)
India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after U.S. meeting India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after U.S. meeting
- August 30, 2018

The Islamic Republic launched a suit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague over US President Donald Trump's decision to re-impose the sanctions on Iran, after they were lifted following a 2015 accord. The move came only three days after lawmakers sacked the minister of economy and finance blaming him for the collapse of the plight of the rial and mounting unemployment. (more...)
Mattis signals that large-scale US-South Korea military exercises could restart Mattis signals that large-scale US-South Korea military exercises could restart
- August 30, 2018

Following a June meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un , the US scrapped its largest military exercises with South Korea as a goodwill gesture according to Mattis, but he told reporters on Tuesday the US would continue other training operations with South Korea. (more...)
Trump admin killed Puerto Ricans with neglect, mayor says
- August 30, 2018

An independent analysis published Tuesday estimated Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 people after it hit the island in September 2017. That would make it the deadliest USA natural disaster in more than 100 years. "And we're straightening out those difficulties even now". He initially refused to lift a federal ban on certain foreign ships from unloading emergency supplies at Puerto Rican ports, then caved under public pressure, only to quietly let the restriction take effect again 10 days ... (more...)
France 'ready to agree European Union deal with United Kingdom after Brexit' France 'ready to agree European Union deal with United Kingdom after Brexit'
- August 30, 2018

At 3.50 p.m. BST (10.50 a.m. ET), around 40 minutes after he spoke, the pound is trading at exactly $1.30, a gain of 1.03% on the day, and the first time since July it has broken to $1.30. He said: "We are bringing the ambition and substance of our white paper on our future relationship, and also some pragmatism to go the extra mile to get the deal that I think is in both sides interests". (more...)
Jho Low hires politically connected United States lawyers for DOJ probe into 1MDB Jho Low hires politically connected United States lawyers for DOJ probe into 1MDB
- August 30, 2018

He is believed to be moving around in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau in recent months. "Justice Department investigators are examining records and money flows related to a series of companies controlled by Mr Phengphian in Hong Kong and in offshore havens such as the British Virgin Islands to determine whether Mr Low's money was involved", WSJ wrote, citing its sources. (more...)
Police arrest 133 at Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday Police arrest 133 at Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday
- August 30, 2018

Another suspect drove a motorbike at officers, hitting a police motorcyclist, and then sped off, sparking a chase from Notting Hill to Northolt involving the police helicopter. Though the measure was slammed by activists, who warned it could lead to a disproportionate number of searches on ethnic minorities, police stated the decision was "not taken lightly" and that it had a positive effect on public safety at the London event, which took place as the capital is locked in a violent ... (more...)
Australia flags denying US whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa
- August 30, 2018

The former soldier spent seven years behind bars, including 11 months in solitary confinement, for sending almost 750,000 classified military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks . Immigration New Zealand has confirmed it has received a request for a special direction from Manning's representatives. The centre-right National Party on Tuesday called for the government to decline that request, saying Ms Manning was a "felon". (more...)
Intellectuals rage over raids, arrests of rights activists Intellectuals rage over raids, arrests of rights activists
- August 30, 2018

The police claim speeches made at the rally were one of the triggers for the violence that was witnessed in and around Pune the next day. Five eminent citizens, including historian Romila Thapar, moved the top court early Wednesday against the arrests in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence this January. (more...)
Abbas says opposes solution for Palestinian refugees that would 'destroy Israel' Abbas says opposes solution for Palestinian refugees that would 'destroy Israel'
- August 30, 2018

The money will now be "redirected" from the so-called West Bank (Judea and Samaria) and Gaza and will be used "to serve U.S. national interests", according to a statement by the U.S. They don't, and the traditional process is yet to yield peace. Haley recalled when United Nations members blasted the move and told them: "You are all so quick to wag your finger at us for not giving more". (more...)
Texas police search for woman in shackles who rang doorbell Texas police search for woman in shackles who rang doorbell
- August 29, 2018

Authorities in Texas are trying to find a woman who was captured on video ringing a doorbell in the middle of the night, The Telegraph reports . "She was being very quiet", one resident told ABC News . They are also reviewing other home surveillance footage to determine what direction she was heading in. Sheriff deputies in Montgomery are investigating a suspicious incident . (more...)
White House Counsel Don McGahn to Step Down, Trump Confirms White House Counsel Don McGahn to Step Down, Trump Confirms
- August 29, 2018

It comes after he cooperated extensively with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible criminal wrongdoing by Trump. As White House counsel, McGahn was charged with untangling a thicket of conflicts of interest between Trump's worldwide business interests and his presidency. (more...)
Update on wildfires in Glacier National Park (Mon Aug 27) Update on wildfires in Glacier National Park (Mon Aug 27)
- August 29, 2018

A separate evacuation warning is in place for all park areas north of the Bowman Lake Road junction with the Inside North Fork Road due to Whale Butte Fire activity, now burning on Flathead National Forest land adjacent to the park boundary. (more...)
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison
- August 29, 2018

He praised Mr Hunt for being "clear and critical" after his wife voluntarily returned to jail following an emotional family reunion over the weekend. "She definitely had a panic attack yesterday and today", Ratcliffe told CNN Tuesday. Mr Ratcliffe said that she had been complaining of headaches and that she had been "feeling down". "Certainly, yesterday the head of the prison was anxious enough to come down and see her and ask her how she was and what's going on". (more...)
Man claims to be gay lover of accused U.S. killer Chris Watts Man claims to be gay lover of accused U.S. killer Chris Watts
- August 29, 2018

Shanann Watts and her daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella , disappeared from their home at some point on August 13. Banfield spoke to the man, who claimed he met Watts on an app called MeetMe. 'Bella made a comment... "She asked him if she could sleep with him and mommy tonight". The man alleged "there was some point in late January or early February that I met up with him and I got in his Ford pickup, and he had his daughters with him, and the oldest pretty much spilled ... (more...)
McConnell stalls effort to name Senate building after McCain McConnell stalls effort to name Senate building after McCain
- August 29, 2018

While he eventually agreed to lower the White House flag in honor of Sen. Speaking to reporters Monday morning about a trade deal with Mexico, Trump chose to ignore questions concerning McCain, ABC News reports. "They're tough. They're doing great". McCain, 81, died over the weekend after a lengthy battle with cancer. Trump had faced tremendous pressure from within his own party over his handling of McCain's death. (more...)
China Hacked Clinton's Private Email Server
- August 29, 2018

Trump tweeted a few hours earlier in another apparent reference the story. 'Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ or, after all of their other missteps (Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr, FISA, Dirty Dossier etc.), their credibility will be forever gone!' the President continued, referring to a list of his familiar grievances with DOJ. (more...)
Venezuela's Maduro Orders Banks to Adopt Petro Cryptocurrency Venezuela's Maduro Orders Banks to Adopt Petro Cryptocurrency
- August 29, 2018

The country is one of the world's major producers of oil, and the resource fueled Venezuela's economy under former President Hugo Chavez. "It is a threat to the harmony of the whole continent ", Temer said in a televised address. With no end in sight to the Venezuelan economic turmoil, Peru and Ecuador have tightened checks at the border, demanding that migrants have valid passports with them. (more...)
4.4 magnitude LaVerne quake felt from East L.A. to Silver Lake 4.4 magnitude LaVerne quake felt from East L.A. to Silver Lake
- August 29, 2018

The USGS reported that a second quake, with a magnitude of 3.4, struck near the same area about a minute after the first. "It was like if somebody had grabbed it and was shaking the house", Vickie Carillo of La Verne, who was watching "Jaws 2" with her son, told the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
White House wobbles on U.S. flag after McCain death White House wobbles on U.S. flag after McCain death
- August 29, 2018

It's an obvious move, and in fact it's standard with figures like McCain for the flag to be lowered until internment, but reports indicate that Trump really, really didn't want to do it. McCain warned against departing from our deepest ideals, which are the cornerstone of American exceptionalism: "We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe". (more...)
White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain
- August 29, 2018

Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 presidential election. "We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe", Mr. "There really is no room in the McCain family today to focus on anything but him". But while the practice is typical, federal codedemands only that for a member of Congress, the flag should be flown at half-staff "on the day of death and following day". (more...)
French and British boats clash in 'scallop war' French and British boats clash in 'scallop war'
- August 29, 2018

French and British fisherman have engaged in stone-throwing and boat-ramming off the coast of Normandy in a row over scallops. The attack, which breaks both European Union and global law, took place on the French side of the Channel, but in a part that will remain open worldwide waters even after Brexit . (more...)
McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona
- August 29, 2018

The party had been deeply anxious that former state senator Kelli Ward would win the primary, after a weird campaign in which she repeatedly disparaged a dying Sen. Democrats have already nominated Drew Edmondson, former state attorney general. The hardcore anti-immigration Arpaio was pardoned a year ago by Trump after he was convicted of criminal contempt for defying a court order in a racial profiling case. (more...)
Russian Federation says biggest war games since Cold War are 'justified' Russian Federation says biggest war games since Cold War are 'justified'
- August 29, 2018

The war games will be held next month and involve almost 300,000 troops, over a thousand military aircraft, two of Russia's naval fleets and all its airborne units, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in a statement to Reuters on Tuesday. (more...)
Theresa May busts out dance moves during visit to South Africa Theresa May busts out dance moves during visit to South Africa
- August 29, 2018

Mentioning Azevêdo's comments , May told reporters during a visit to South Africa: "Look at what the director general of the World Trade Organisation has said". "If we fail to do so, the economic and environmental impact will soon reach every corner of the world". The Mendi bell was found and restored past year after being lost from the shipwreck in the 1980s. (more...)

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