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Man Threatened to Shoot Globe Employees Over Anti-Trump Editorials: Cops Man Threatened to Shoot Globe Employees Over Anti-Trump Editorials: Cops
- September 01, 2018

In that call, he said: 'You're the f****** enemy of the people and we're going to kill every f****** one of you. Another call transcript has Chain encouraging a journalist to "call Mueller", the special counsel looking into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Judge Orders Couple Turn Over Remainder Of $400000 Raised For Homeless Veteran Judge Orders Couple Turn Over Remainder Of $400000 Raised For Homeless Veteran
- September 01, 2018

Of the 400,000 raised, only $150,000 remains. Johnny Bobbitt's act of kindness towards stranded motorist Kate McClure went viral after he used his last $US20 to help her pay for her petrol last November, BBC reports . "Giving him all that money, it's never going to happen". Bobbitt's lawyer said, "We're filing an injunction to enjoin them from doing anything with the money other than delivering it to us or paying Johnny Bobbitt ". (more...)
Trump Aide Physically Blocks Photographer From Taking Picture of Demonstrator at Rally Trump Aide Physically Blocks Photographer From Taking Picture of Demonstrator at Rally
- September 01, 2018

During his rally in IN on Thursday, Trump railed against the news media, lambasting NBC and CNN, as well as a New York Times reporter over coverage of his past crowd size, saying the reporter "doesn't have a clue". "Our biggest obstacle and their greatest ally, actually, is the media", Trump said. Trump also promoted his record, again calling the economy the best in the "history of our country" and boasting about "putting tariffs on foreign producers who cheat our workers and cheat our ... (more...)
McCain honored as his body lies in state at the US Capitol McCain honored as his body lies in state at the US Capitol
- September 01, 2018

Pence, who said he was sent by President Trump , thanked McCain for his lifetime of service both in uniform and in public office. "Depending on the issue, you knew John would either be your staunchest ally or your most stubborn opponent", said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who frequently clashed with McCain on issues such as healthcare and campaign finance reform. (more...)
John McCain honored at US Capitol, lawmakers pay tribute to 'generational leader'
- September 01, 2018

A heartbroken Meghan McCain could not hold back the tears as her late father was honored Friday at the U.S. Capitol after what has been a trying week for the family. Bush administration and irrevocably changed the very body in which he served. McCain clashed openly with Trump, who mocked McCain for getting captured during the Vietnam War. (more...)
Patten sought tickets to Trump inauguration for Ukrainian oligarch, prosecutors say Patten sought tickets to Trump inauguration for Ukrainian oligarch, prosecutors say
- September 01, 2018

He did so on behalf of a Ukrainian businessman who wanted to contribute to Trump's inauguration . Manafort was convicted in Virginia last month on eight counts of tax and bank fraud. Prosecutors alleged in criminal information that Patten did not register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act even though he was doing work for a Ukrainian political party called the Opposition Bloc. (more...)
US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November
- September 01, 2018

He will be in France on November 11 - 100 years to the day since the armistice ending fighting in the First World War was signed. Ireland's foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney wrote on Twitter: "The US President is always welcome in Ireland". (more...)
Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia Australian film-maker James Ricketson sentenced to six years' jail in Cambodia
- September 01, 2018

The soon-to-be 69-year-old filmmaker's incarceration has sparked worldwide outrage by his fellow filmmakers, most prominently director Phillip Noyce ( Salt, Patriot Games, Dead Calm ), with many fearing he won't survive the rigors of Cambodian prison. (more...)
Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots
- September 01, 2018

While he says he's glad no one got hurt, Wang, who has family members in Toronto, said it's concerning that a shooting took place in such a public environment. "We just don't know what to do", she told CP24. "I was scared because our front of the store is all glass so you can clearly see what's going on inside", she said. (more...)
Donetsk separatist leader Zakharchenko reportedly killed in bomb blast Donetsk separatist leader Zakharchenko reportedly killed in bomb blast
- September 01, 2018

The cafe in the city of Donetsk that was hit by the explosion, named Separ, was separatist-themed and had camouflage netting hanging from its eaves, recent photographs show. special services". It never was established if pro-Kiev attackers were responsible or if the violence resulted from factional disputes within the rebel ranks or Moscow's possible desire to eliminate individuals it found inconvenient. (more...)
Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia Sri Lankan faces terror charge in Australia
- September 01, 2018

A Sri Lankan suspected to be linked to the Islamic State group was Friday charged with terrorism offences for possessing a document police allege contained plans to target "symbolic locations" in Sydney . Mohammad Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen, 25, who works as a contracted business analyst at the University of NSW, was charged with one count of knowingly making a document connected to the preparation of a terrorist act. (more...)
Iran FM, Pakistani PM meet in Islamabad Iran FM, Pakistani PM meet in Islamabad
- August 31, 2018

After visiting Pakistan, Pompeo will travel to India for meetings with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and India's foreign and defense ministers on September 6. The Times of India writes that "the Pompeo mission will also help Washington and New Delhi coordinate their objectives and mission in Afghanistan". (more...)
Police shoot suspect following stabbing incident at Amsterdam railway station Police shoot suspect following stabbing incident at Amsterdam railway station
- August 31, 2018

Police appealed for any witnesses to come forward. The incident happened just after 12 p.m. local time on Friday when the suspect, a 19-year-old man from Afghanistan, attacked several people with a knife at the capital's central railway station. (more...)
Uganda opposition Bobi Wine blocked from flying to United States for aid Uganda opposition Bobi Wine blocked from flying to United States for aid
- August 31, 2018

Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine , and Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake were on Thursday blocked by police at Entebbe Airport. Kyagulanyi - who faces treason charges alongside 32 others after President Yoweri Museveni's vehicle window was allegedly broken by a tossed stone - was released on bail on Monday but seized by police Thursday evening at Entebbe airport, outside the capital Kampala. (more...)
Couple ordered to turn over funds raised for Johnny Bobbitt
- August 31, 2018

The couple were inspired to help the homeless man after he gave McClure his last $20 to help her get out of jam. Bobbitt, who at the time was living under an I-95 ramp in Kensington, came to her aid after she ran out of gas nearby and had no cash or credit card on her. (more...)
'Weatherwoman fractured newsreader colleague's skull for flirting with her husband' 'Weatherwoman fractured newsreader colleague's skull for flirting with her husband'
- August 31, 2018

WSAZ-TV weather forecaster Chelsea Ambriz , 26, of Huntington, was charged with misdemeanor battery after she allegedly shoved station anchor Erica Bivens , the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported. She said the women were at a bar when Ambriz allegedly began hitting on her husband. Ambriz has a September 21 court appearance and faces up to a year in jail if convicted. (more...)
Lawyer was told Russian Federation had ‘Trump over a barrel’ Lawyer was told Russian Federation had ‘Trump over a barrel’
- August 31, 2018

The Associated Press is reporting that Ohr told lawmakers this week that he first learned about Russian Federation potentially having blackmail material on Trump when he talked with former MI6 spy Christopher Steele in July 2016. By that point, Russian hackers had penetrated Democratic email accounts, including that of the Clinton campaign chairman, and Papadopoulos, the Trump campaign associate, was said to have revealed that Russians had "dirt" on Democrat Hillary Clinton in the form of ... (more...)
United States to end all funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees United States to end all funding to UN agency for Palestinian refugees
- August 31, 2018

The Jordanian foreign minister said the NY event aims to " close the gap and put in place a plan that will ensure UNRWA's continued, ongoing funding for the coming years", Safadi said. Several tens of thousands of them still alive today, along with their millions of descendants, are classified as refugees. The administration reportedly plans to call for a narrowing of the definition of "refugee", which would vastly shrink the number of Palestinians eligible for aid from 5 million to a tiny ... (more...)
China reacts to 'White House' twitter tirade on North Korea China reacts to 'White House' twitter tirade on North Korea
- August 31, 2018

Many analysts believe that Kim sees them as crucial for staying in power. Details for the summit, including exactly when it will happen, haven't been disclosed. Trump has been heaping blame on China , North Korea's traditional ally and main trading partner. "North Korea is under tremendous pressure from China because of our major trade disputes with the Chinese Government", Mr Trump said in a series of tweets. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation official disputes Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton server hacked by China Federal Bureau of Investigation official disputes Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton server hacked by China
- August 31, 2018

The Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) found an " anomaly on Hillary Clinton's emails going through their private server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found that her emails, every single one except four, over 30 ,000, were going to an address that was not on the distribution list", Republican Rep. (more...)
Here's the first post-primary poll of Florida Governor race Here's the first post-primary poll of Florida Governor race
- August 31, 2018

The Democratic Governors Association and other political groups also levied criticism. DeSantis came from behind in the GOP primary with the help of Trump to beat Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who campaigned longer, raised more money and built party establishment support . (more...)
Chelsea Manning cleared by New Zealand to apply for speaking tour visa Chelsea Manning cleared by New Zealand to apply for speaking tour visa
- August 31, 2018

However, Suzi Jamil, owner of the company organizing Manning's speaking tour in Australia, said late on Wednesday Manning had received a notice from the Australian government informing her Canberra was considering canceling her visa. The visa assessment stated that the likelihood of Manning reoffending is considered low and she has not broken her visa conditions when doing talks in other countries. (more...)
Sessions' Job Is Safe At Least Until Midterms Sessions' Job Is Safe At Least Until Midterms
- August 31, 2018

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hosts a roundtable discussion with foreign liaison officers from the Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-S) at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., August 29, 2018. "I'll see what happens", he said , calling the probe "illegal", crediting "great scholars" for arguing that a special counsel shouldn't even exist. (more...)
Police report fatalities in New Mexico bus crash originating from St. Louis Police report fatalities in New Mexico bus crash originating from St. Louis
- August 31, 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to investigate. According to a tweet from state police, a semi truck was heading eastbound and crossed into oncoming traffic, striking the Greyhound bus head-on. The truck was on its side with debris scattered over the highway and a nearby median. A number, 505-722-2002, has been established for family members of passengers, said state police. (more...)
A Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Reporters Arrested
- August 31, 2018

Still there, f***ot? All right, why, you going to trace my call? "Because you are the enemy of the people , and I want you to go f**k yourself". News of the arrest of Robert D. The Boston Globe had pledged to write an editorial "on the dangers of the administration's assault on the press" on 16 August, and asked others to do the same. (more...)

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