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Death toll from Hokkaido natural disaster rises to 39 Death toll from Hokkaido natural disaster rises to 39
- September 10, 2018

Most of the deaths from the September 6 quake occurred in the town of Atsuma, while the death of one person was reported in Mukawa, Shinhidaka, Tomakomai and Sapporo, each. Nearly 3 million households lost power initially, the Hokkaido Electric Power Company said. The death toll from the powerful temblor in Hokkaido rose to 37 on September 9 while another victim had no vital signs and two others remain missing, according to the Hokkaido prefectural government. (more...)
Donald Trump Mocks Obama Shellacking , Demands DOJ Investigate NYT Op-Ed Writer Donald Trump Mocks Obama Shellacking , Demands DOJ Investigate NYT Op-Ed Writer
- September 10, 2018

Former President Barack Obama says November midterm elections give Americans "a chance to restore some sanity in our politics". Over the coming weeks, Obama plans a strategy of big events in blue corners of the country, quiet fund-raisers, and a series of digital videos or robo-calls meant to drive Democratic attention and turnout in a targeted way. (more...)
Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won't make hatchback in US
- September 10, 2018

On 31 August, citing Trump's new tariffs, Ford said it was dropping plans to ship the Focus Active from China to America. That means Ford simply will not sell the vehicle in the US. "Without the tariffs, the business case was pretty solid for that model in the U.S. market", Kim said. The tariffs changed everything. On 6 July the United States began imposing a 25% tax on $34bn in Chinese imports, including motor vehicles. (more...)
Iran's Revolutionary Guards in missile attack on Iranian Kurdish base in Iraq Iran's Revolutionary Guards in missile attack on Iranian Kurdish base in Iraq
- September 10, 2018

Authentic reports indicate that the center of plot against the Islamic Republic has been destroyed in the missile attack and tens of leaders and major elements of the terrorist group have been killed and injured, it went on to say. The so-called Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) told the AFP news agency on Saturday that its organization was holding a meeting at the time of the attack . (more...)
Paris stabbing: Cinema knife attack leaves seven people injured Paris stabbing: Cinema knife attack leaves seven people injured
- September 10, 2018

There were conflicting reports about the offender's nationality, with Le Parisien saying he was of Afghan decent, while a local TV report suggested the man was from Pakistan. Four of the seven injured reportedly stabbed suffered "severe wounds". The attacker is not thought to have been badly injured by officers. A source told Reuters that a man was detained in connection with the attack, which was not suspected to be linked to terrorism. (more...)
Calls for calm as police hold Afghans suspected of killing German man
- September 10, 2018

A mob of around a dozen people, wearing black with their faces covered, hurled rocks, bottles and a metal pipe at the restaurant on August 27, according to reports in Die Welt and the Freie Presse newspaper. Chemnitz, a city of 240,000 in the former East German state of Saxony, has become a stomping ground for the hard right over the past fortnight after the murder of Daniel Hillig, a 35-year-old carpenter. (more...)
It would be legitimate to investigate op-ed author for 'criminal activity' It would be legitimate to investigate op-ed author for 'criminal activity'
- September 10, 2018

Pence said the White House was waiting to determine whether criminal activity was involved, adding Trump was concerned the anonymous author may have had responsibilities in the area of national security. Pence told Fox News Sunday it would be for the president to decide if lie detectors should be used to find the culprit. Pence's deputy chief of staff Jarrod Agen tweeted that the vice president "puts his name on his op-eds", unlike the author of the Times piece. (more...)
'I am Spartacus': Democrat defies Senate rules 'I am Spartacus': Democrat defies Senate rules
- September 10, 2018

But in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle ahead of this week's confirmation hearings for Kavanaugh, John Yoo, the man who wrote the memo granting that presidential authority, said the judge, if confirmed, would not be a puppet manipulated by President Donald Trump. (more...)
Labour's Chuka Umunna Says His Party Is 'Institutionally Racist' Labour's Chuka Umunna Says His Party Is 'Institutionally Racist'
- September 10, 2018

Tony Blair has attacked Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party and questioned whether it can be "taken back" by moderates. "The Labour Party, it's beyond doubt for me that it has met it - it's very painful for me to say that". (more...)
'That's Not Journalism, That's Clickbait': Gutfeld Slams Anonymous NYT Op-Ed 'That's Not Journalism, That's Clickbait': Gutfeld Slams Anonymous NYT Op-Ed
- September 10, 2018

Addressing the steady drip-drip-drip of excerpts from Woodward's book " Fear ", CNN host Victor Blackwell said that Trump is not happy with former Fox exec Shine, who he feels has not been as effective as former Trump confidante Hope Hicks. (more...)
Angry Russians take to streets over raised age for state pension Angry Russians take to streets over raised age for state pension
- September 10, 2018

Internet giant Google on Saturday yielded to the pressure from the Russian government and chose to remove videos featuring the country's main opposition leader from its popular video-sharing platform YouTube after the Kremlin accused the corporation of attempting to interfere in its electoral process. (more...)
Trump will provide written responses in Summer Zervos case Trump will provide written responses in Summer Zervos case
- September 09, 2018

Lawyers for Trump and Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos agreed to exchange sworn answers to written questions by September 28, according to the filing in New York State Supreme Court. Zervos' lawyer Mariann Wang declined comment. The two sides have been in conflict over discovery for much of the summer. In an August 29 letter to Judge Jennifer G. (more...)
USA intercepts two Russian strategic bombers near Alaska USA intercepts two Russian strategic bombers near Alaska
- September 09, 2018

Russia's Ministry of defence confirmed bombers performed routine flights over the Arctic Ocean, the Bering Sea and the Se of Okhotsk, where they were escorted by F-22s at times. NORAD said for operational security reasons it would not specify the distance the aircraft flew from the west coast of Alaska, but it said the bombers never entered Canadian or American sovereign airspace. (more...)
Voters appear split in Sweden election Voters appear split in Sweden election
- September 09, 2018

Sweden took in more asylum seekers per capita than any other country in Europe in 2015, with the Sweden Democrats rising in popularity on the back of fears of the collapse of the welfare system because of an increasing number of immigrants. (more...)
Matt Toomua Scores 'Freak' Try That Ultimately Costs Springboks Matt Toomua Scores 'Freak' Try That Ultimately Costs Springboks
- September 09, 2018

Pocock, who sustained the injury in the defeat to the All Blacks in Auckland two weeks ago, failed a late fitness test and has been replaced at number eight by Pete Samu, who will make his first Test start on Saturday. At this stage, the Boks were dominating in nearly all spheres of the game and they were duly rewarded with their second try of the match through winger Makazole Mapimpi who touched down on the corner after he was released by Faf de Klerk after 28 minutes. (more...)
Mexican prosecutors find 166 skulls in mass graves Mexican prosecutors find 166 skulls in mass graves
- September 09, 2018

The bodies of at least 166 people have been found in the Mexican state of Veracruz, prosecutors said on Thursday, the latest in a string of grim discoveries made in the eastern region in recent years, Reuters reported. They released photographs of investigators combing through the thick vegetation at the site, wearing white protective suits and gloves. Numerous state's mass graves are thought to be tied to the former governor, Javier Duarte . (more...)
Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos jailed for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation Former Trump campaign advisor George Papadopoulos jailed for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
- September 09, 2018

The Australian notified his government, which notified the United States. He is the first former campaign aide to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation . Papadopoulos initially lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the timing of his interactions with the professor, suggesting they happened before he started working for Trump, while actually it was afterward. (more...)
United States announces military exercise in Syria after Russian Federation warns of possible attack United States announces military exercise in Syria after Russian Federation warns of possible attack
- September 09, 2018

The base is used by US special forces to train Syrian fighters who are confronting Islamic State militants. "The United States does not seek to fight the government of Syria or any groups that may be providing it support". One official told CNN that "we have absolutely advised them [Russia] to stay out of al-Tanf". The drills come just one day after Russian Federation accused coalition forces of harboring terrorists in the area and threatened to conduct operations and launch ... (more...)
Russian police detain nearly 300 at pension protests Russian police detain nearly 300 at pension protests
- September 09, 2018

He had planned to lead a protest in Moscow on Sunday, but a court last month convicted him of breaking protest laws and jailed him for 30 days. Internet giant Google on Saturday yielded to the pressure from the Russian government and made a decision to remove videos featuring the country's main opposition leader from its popular video-sharing platform YouTube after the Kremlin accused the corporation of attempting to interfere in its electoral process. (more...)
North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary
- September 09, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, congratulating him on the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported . Foreign dignitaries and officials have begun arriving Pyongyang on the eve of North Korea's 70th founding anniversary, amid a deadlock in denuclearisation negotiations with the United States. (more...)
Shooting at Alabama McDonald's leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded Shooting at Alabama McDonald's leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded
- September 09, 2018

The shooting happened hours after students had celebrated a win over Alabama State's football team Saturday evening. A 20 year-old male from Tuskegee, Ala., was found dead at the scene, and authorities located four others suffering from gunshot wounds. (more...)
Woodward's White House book a 'scam' Woodward's White House book a 'scam'
- September 09, 2018

She even went so far as to share the phone number for the paper. According to The Huffington Post , one word in the op-ed - "lodestar" - may offer a hint to who wrote the article. The president also said he was considering legal action against the newspaper for its publication of the essay, which he called a "one-way conversation". (more...)
Pence Says He'd Sit Down For Mueller Interview
- September 09, 2018

Speaking to CBS's Face the Nation in an interview to be broadcast in full on Sunday, Pence also denied that White House officials had discussed invoking the 25th amendment and removing Trump from power. The Massachusetts senator cited allegations in Bob Woodward's forthcoming book, "Fear," which portrays the Trump administration as a chaotic, disunited entity. (more...)
South Sudan plane crash: 17 dead after horror river plunge South Sudan plane crash: 17 dead after horror river plunge
- September 09, 2018

Two people are still missing. The United Nations-backed Radio Miraya said among the victims were the Bishop of Yirol and an Italian doctor. Patrick Oyet joins TRT World from the capital Juba to give more details. In March a year ago, a plane travelling from Juba to Wau, in the north-west of the country, crashed with at least 40 people on board. David Subek, the chief executive officer of the country's Civil Aviation Authority, confirmed the crash although he did not mention how ... (more...)
A funeral is no place to be political A funeral is no place to be political
- September 09, 2018

My hope is we all remember the messages this great man left us, and we follow in his footsteps. Inspired by her husband's memory, Cindy McCain said the McCain Institute for International Leadership is her "home now" and where she will fight for the values held so dear by her husband. (more...)

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