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Monica Lewinsky storms off-stage interview after 'off-limits' Clinton question
- September 04, 2018

In February she wrote a personal essay for Vanity Fair on the 20th anniversary of the investigation into the affair, in which she admitted that she suffers from PTSD over the fallout from the investigation and publicity, and that the #MeToo movement had changed her perspective on the affair and its aftermath. (more...)
Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon
- September 04, 2018

Weather officials are urging people to stay alert and check often for updates on the typhoon's path. If it maintains its current strength of 216 kilometres (135 miles) per hour, Jebi would be the first "very strong" typhoon to make landfall on Japan since 1993, according to the country's weather bureau. (more...)
Teen falls to death from fire escape during party Teen falls to death from fire escape during party
- September 04, 2018

Roche was taken to Bellevue Hospital Center, where she was pronounced dead, per the New York Post . Imogen's father is Theseus Roche, a Screen Actors Guild member who is a writer and director, and who directs an after school program for Manhattan Youth . (more...)
Trump to skip Asian regional summits, Pence to travel instead Trump to skip Asian regional summits, Pence to travel instead
- September 04, 2018

Trump had wanted a US military parade in Washington but balked at price estimates. Just days later, the Trump administration's National Security Strategy identified China as a key strategic competitor. The pair planned for the American leader to visit during a call to congratulate Australia's newest Prime Minister last weekend. Reacting to the announcement, Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a brief statement said: "We welcome Vice-President Mike Pence's visit to ... (more...)
At least 8 killed in explosion at Cape Town munitions plant At least 8 killed in explosion at Cape Town munitions plant
- September 04, 2018

City of Cape Town fire chief Theo Layne confirmed: "Fire and Rescue responded at 15:45". All missing people have now been accounted for, the City said this evening. Natasha Mazzone, the DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, stated that a full and comprehensive inquiry must be conveyed to find out what lead to this incident. (more...)
2018 was England's hottest summer ever 2018 was England's hottest summer ever
- September 04, 2018

The highest recorded temperature this year was 35.1C in Surrey. The temperatures are tied with those for 1976, 2003, and 2006, all of which are within 0.03C of each other. The Met Office is also predicting "above-average" temperatures this autumn. Britain is set for a "BBQ autumn" as Met Office forecast hotter-than-normal three months until December. (more...)
Trump Escalates Attacks on His Attorney General Trump Escalates Attacks on His Attorney General
- September 04, 2018

Duncan Hunter and New York Rep. Chris Collins , who were both smacked with corruption charges by the feds. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores declined to comment on Trump's tweets, which did not name the congressmen. He briefly exited the White House to a waiting motorcade, but then went back inside without going anywhere. The comments prompted a pointed response from Sessions, who said in a statement that "While I am Attorney General, the actions of the Department of ... (more...)
San Bernadino shooting: children among 10 people injured San Bernadino shooting: children among 10 people injured
- September 03, 2018

The victims were reportedly in the common area of an apartment complex, possibly playing a game involving dice. Both handguns and rifles were used in the attack, but none of these weapons have been recovered. No suspects have been arrested and police are having trouble getting some of the witnesses to cooperate with police. Alysa Marie, who lives near the complex, told she heard 15-20 gunshots. (more...)
Downing Street slaps down Boris Johnson in row over Brexit 'fix' Downing Street slaps down Boris Johnson in row over Brexit 'fix'
- September 03, 2018

Responding to Johnson's attack, May's official spokesman said: " Boris Johnson resigned over Chequers". Theresa May's spokesperson said she was a "serious prime minister and has put forward serious proposals", fuelling a growing row with the former foreign secretary. (more...)
Fight between rival gangs open escape route for prisoners Fight between rival gangs open escape route for prisoners
- September 03, 2018

According to a health ministry toll, on Sunday, the clashes left at least 41 people dead and 123 injured. About 400 detainees escaped after a riot on Sunday at a prison in the southern suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli, theatre of a week of deadly battles, police said. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition admits wrongdoing in Saada attack Saudi-led coalition admits wrongdoing in Saada attack
- September 03, 2018

The bombing on a crowded market in part of northern Yemen held by Houthi rebels killed a total of 51 people, according to the Red Cross. The coalition initially characterized the airstrike in Saada province as a "legitimate military action" against Iran-allied Houthi rebels who had fired a ballistic missile into southwestern Saudi Arabia . (more...)
US confirms death of ISIS leader in Afghanistan US confirms death of ISIS leader in Afghanistan
- September 03, 2018

Miller officially assumed command of the NATO-led forces at a ceremony in Kabul on Sunday, NATO announced, taking over the role from Army Gen. John Nicholson. Most recently, the USA and Russian Federation have been competing over efforts to kick-start peace negotiations between the Taliban and the US-backed Afghan government. (more...)
British PM’s Brexit blueprint blasted by Boris Johnson
- September 03, 2018

Others are calling for a public vote on the final Brexit deal before it's signed, but Ms May insisted against the need for any further public vote on Sunday. But some Brexit supporters have said that would mean parts of the British economy would still be subject to rules set in Brussels. Michel Barnier , chief negotiator for the European Union (EU), has said the Chequers plan will not work. (more...)
US warns of Chinese espionage campaign on LinkedIn US warns of Chinese espionage campaign on LinkedIn
- September 03, 2018

USA intelligence officials are concerned that China is using fake LinkedIn accounts to attempt to contact and recruit potential spies with access to government and corporate secrets. The Microsoft-owned service said Friday it's partnering with USA law-enforcement agencies after uncovering fake LinkedIn profiles and other fraudulent activity. (more...)
Omarosa Taped Nearly Every Conversation In White House With Her Personal Cellphone Omarosa Taped Nearly Every Conversation In White House With Her Personal Cellphone
- September 03, 2018

Omarosa "wouldn't write me on email or text me - many [conversations] happened on Facebook Messenger (she didn't want what happened to Hillary Clinton and her emails to happen to her)", the source told Axios. In another tape, President TrumpDonald John Trump7 subtle jabs speakers took at Trump during John McCain's funeral Graham invited Ivanka Trump to McCain's funeral: report Trump blasts trade talks with Canada: We shouldn't have to buy our friends MORE acts surprised that Manigault ... (more...)
Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years over Rohingya investigation Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years over Rohingya investigation
- September 03, 2018

In mere weeks from August past year, some 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh - and remain there today in overcrowded camps. The two journalists had been reporting previous year on Myanmar's brutal crackdown against the Rohingya in the country's western state of Rakhine. (more...)
Trump says ‘no political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal Trump says ‘no political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal
- September 03, 2018

President Donald Trump slammed AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka early Labor Day morning, accusing him of speaking against working people and the United States in a weekend TV appearance. Philip Levy, senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and a White House economist under President George W. Bush, added, "The president's approach of brinksmanship is so far not very successful in worldwide agreements". (more...)
Cardinal Donald Wuerl tries to apologize over Pa. clergy sex abuse scandal Cardinal Donald Wuerl tries to apologize over Pa. clergy sex abuse scandal
- September 03, 2018

An introduction to the letter on the website said it was attached to an email where the cardinal said: "In this time of so much distress and pain, I send you this letter in the hope that it might tell you of my desire to be close to you and the people entrusted to your pastoral care, particularly as you prepare for this weekend's Masses". (more...)
Firefighters battle overnight to save Liverpool's 'iconic' Littlewoods Pools building Firefighters battle overnight to save Liverpool's 'iconic' Littlewoods Pools building
- September 03, 2018

Fire crews remain on site dampening a fire which took over nearly half of the Littlewoods Building in Liverpool last night, however developer Capital & Centric said this morning the impact "is not as bad as first feared". "So far all the walls remain intact and obviously they are the bits that are really iconic to people from the city", he told BBC Radio 5Live. However, earlier this year, £50m plans were unveiled to use the building as part of Liverpool's bid to become "the Hollywood of the ... (more...)
Woman with baby leads police on high-speed chase before crashing Woman with baby leads police on high-speed chase before crashing
- September 03, 2018

During the chase, a trooper deployed a tire deflation device to disable the front tire. The driver of that vehicle ran out and grabbed a child from the backseat before police pulled Rodriguez out of the auto and handcuffed her in the middle of the road. (more...)
Trump continues to bash Canada amid NAFTA negotiations
- September 03, 2018

At an event on retirement security in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, the president confirmed the off-record remarks that leaked out of the Oval Office. Is it that Trump was secretly (or not so secretly) plotting to kill the trade deal with Canada in the first place? "There would be grave concerns on both sides of the aisle about proceeding with an incomplete agreement", he tweeted . (more...)
Zim-China Relations Have Reached A New Level Under Mnangagwa: Chinese Envoy Zim-China Relations Have Reached A New Level Under Mnangagwa: Chinese Envoy
- September 03, 2018

Abiy said China is a reliable friend in the course of Ethiopia's development, and China's precious assistance has always been crucial to his country's economic restructuring and achievements. "Established 18 years ago, FOCAC has led global cooperation with Africa and has become a significant marker of South-South cooperation", said Li Dan, director of Africa Studies Center of China Foreign Affairs University. (more...)
Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times Duo in Terengganu lesbian sex case whipped six times
- September 03, 2018

They were caned at the Sharia High Court in Kuala Terengganu, state capital of Terengganu, a court official confirmed to AFP. Around 100 people witnessed the punishment in the court room, including public onlookers, government agencies' representatives, and NGO members. (more...)
Jose Chameleone visits Bobi Wine in hospital Jose Chameleone visits Bobi Wine in hospital
- September 03, 2018

In the tweet, Opiyo said efforts would now be made to ensure that another lawmaker, Francis Zaake, who was also blocked from flying to India for treatment on Thursday, could leave the country. What led to the treason charges? But in a statement, Barbie said that even after attaining a medical report referring Bobi Wine overseas, the Police went on to brutally arrest and clobber him. (more...)
Weather Authority: Humid, more showers & storms Weather Authority: Humid, more showers & storms
- September 03, 2018

For Friday and Saturday , storms are popping up around the region and the tropical moisture will stay in place well into next week with rain chances gradually decreasing as Sunday and Monday arrive. Highs during the middle of the week will only make it into the mid-to-upper 70s. High temps on Wednesday will be near 80 with dew points in the lower 70s. (more...)

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