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Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Parliament

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Officers could be seen surrounding the auto before leading a man away in handcuffs. The scene has been cordoned off, with the cordon widening as more police, including counter terrorism officers, arrive on the scene. Eyewitness Ewalina Ochab told the Press Association: "I think it looked intentional - the vehicle drove at speed and towards the barriers". The attack left five people dead and around 50 injured, and only ended when police shot Masood dead. Read More »

Trump condemns racism on Charlottesville anniversary

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Counterprotester Heather Heyer died and more than a dozen others were injured at last year's event after a white supremacist drove a auto into several people. "Peace to ALL Americans!", Trump wrote on Twitter . While majorities of white and Hispanic Americans agreed that tensions have increased, African Americans were especially likely to think tensions have risen. Read More »

Koreas to hold Pyongyang summit in September

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North Korea has denounced US-led efforts to maintain sanctions despite what Pyongyang says are goodwill gestures, including halting its weapons testing and returning the remains of USA troops killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War. Kim and Moon met for the first time in April and agreed on steps towards nuclear disarmament. The rapid rapprochement between the two neighbours began this year ahead of the Winter Olympics in the South and paved the way for a landmark meeting between Kim and US ... Read More »

Afghan forces battle Taliban in key city for third day

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American helicopters and drones were deployed to help push the Taliban back, the BBC reported, with multiple homes and government buildings reportedly destroyed by the fighting . Insurgents ambushed a large Afghan military convoy heading for Ghazni late Sunday, sparking heavy clashes about 80 kilometers from the embattled city, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Muajid told VOA. Read More »

Cat lovers offered free house on handsome Greek Island with 55 cats

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The God's Little People Cat Rescue on Syros now cares for 55 stray and feral cats, but the couple who now run the sanctuary are moving on. Any would-be feline carer would need to be "a mature and genuinely passionate cat lover" and also know how to handle cats in all circumstances, the job advert says. Read More »

More than 400 injured in violent protests in Romania

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The rally, organized on social media under the motto "Diaspora at Home", called on Romanians living overseas to return home and gather at the square to protest what they say is a corrupt government. Previous year those working overseas sent 4.3 billion euros ($4.9 billion) back to their families at home, almost 2.5 percent of the national GDP in one of Europe's poorest countries. Read More »

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says mismanagement hurts economy more than United States sanctions

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks were carried by Iran's state television Monday. Tehran has repeatedly blasted the USA for the move, vowing to restart its nuclear program in retaliation against any foreign restrictions. European countries, which still back the 2015 deal, fear Trump's moves will undermine Rouhani and strengthen the hand of his hardline rivals in the clerical establishment. Read More »

Trump praises incoming Mexican President as 'an absolute gentleman,' then threatens Canada

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These officials said U.S negotiators had essentially agreed that a new NAFTA trade deal would exempt existing Mexican auto plants from any "Section 232" tariffs that Trump may impose. "We're glad Mexico and the USA continue to work out their bilateral issues". U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo have been meeting in Washington, D.C. Read More »

Khamenei Acknowledges Iran's Problems 'Internal,' Not Purely U.S. Sanctions

There have been widespread protests and strikes in recent weeks over high prices, unemployment and structural failures in the economy. "Our will to enhance our defense power in all fields will increase if the pressure mounts on Iran ", Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said after unveiling the "fully home-made precision-guided" missile. Read More »

FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired

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Strzok, a veteran FBI counterintelligence agent worked on separate investigations into Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and Robert Mueller's investigation into U.S. Trump tweeted. "The list of bad players in the FBI & DOJ gets longer & longer". Additionally, in his report the inspector general noted Strzok showed a "willingness" to hamper candidate Trump's election chances. Read More »

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

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The collapse hit Asian shares, weakened the South African rand and drove demand in global markets for safe currencies such as the USA dollar, Swiss franc and yen. Isik said the lira's current levels would add 4-5 percentage points to headline inflation , pushing it up to around 21 percent in September. "These banks are thought to have the greatest exposure to Turkish debt and their loans are unhedged". Read More »

Saudi official says Canada dispute won't affect oil sales

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In response, Saudi Arabia has expelled Canada's ambassador, recalled its own ambassador in Canada, cancelled Saudi Airlines flights to and from Canada, withdrawn Saudi citizens studying in Canadian universities, barred Saudi citizens from pursuing medical treatment in Canada , and suspended all new business and investment with Canada. Read More »

'Canada must wait,' tweets Trump, renewing auto tariff threat

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These officials said U.S negotiators had essentially agreed that a new NAFTA trade deal would exempt existing Mexican auto plants from any "Section 232" tariffs that Trump may impose. He described the newly elected Mexican president as "an absolute gentleman". But people briefed on the talks expected Canadian officials to be brought in once U.S. Read More »

Turkey is 'target of economic war', Turkish president says

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In announcing 20 percent tariffs on aluminum and 50 percent tariffs on steel, Trump said "the Turkish Lira , slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech that the drop was part of a "campaign" led by foreign powers against the nation. Read More »

Turkey to say 'bye bye' to ally opting for terrorists

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President Donald Trump's decision to double the tariff on Turkish steel and aluminum. The White House has since confirmed the tweet . Washington in response sanctioned two Turkish ministers and Trump on Friday announced it was doubling the tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Turkey, saying relations with Ankara were "not good at this time". Read More »

Kavanaugh shows stance on indicting president

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The Senate panel on Thursday released about 5,700 pages of records on Kavanaugh's work as a White House lawyer during the George W. Bush administration. August 8: Sen. Blumenthal and Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats file a Freedom of Information Act request seeking release all of Kavanaugh's White House documents. Read More »

Indian envoy in Pakistan meets Imran Khan

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We have also taken various initiatives in this regard. "Khan Sahab expressed the hope that the SAARC Summit would be held soon in Islamabad ". The India-Pakistan ties nose-dived in recent years with no bilateral talks taking place. Pakistan went to polls on July 25 and Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the single largest party with 116 seats. According to Punjab's Information and Public Relations Department, Khan also thanked Sidhu for praising him in a press ... Read More »

Mr Bean, an imam and a rabbi walk into Boris burqa furore

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The actor, who plays funnyman Mr Bean, said that you should only apologise for a "bad joke" and that on that basis - "no apology is required". Critics from inside and outside the Conservative party , including Prime Minister Theresa May, have called on Johnson to apologise. Read More »

Erdogan vows to defy US 'threats' over detained pastor

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Meanwhile, Atlantic Council Middle East expert, Aaron Stein, claims Erdogan might have made an error in overestimating his importance to President Trump , adding that if Turkey denied the United States access to the Incirlik military base, with which the USA has strategic interests, such a move would invoke the wrath of NATO allies. Read More »

Virginia Declares State of Emergency Amid Anniversary of Charlottesville Riots

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In a tweet over the weekend, Trump said he condemned "all types of racism and acts of violence". Peace to ALL Americans! "I will never stop fighting for ALL Americans!" Kessler has denied responsibility for the violence in Charlottesville past year and has said that he had not invited the KKK and other white supremacist groups to the rally there. Read More »

1,600 people evacuated due to flash flooding in France

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After weeks of dry and hot conditions , recent torrential downpours quickly swelled the Ceze and L'Ardeche rivers in the Gard region. According to the interior ministry, a total of 1,600 people, majority campers, were evacuated as a precaution in the Gard and the nearby Ardeche and Drome regions. Read More »

A year after Charlottesville, Washington braces for another white nationalist protest

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Aaron Alexander, the senior rabbi at Adas Israel Congregation, said he wanted to "acknowledge and lift up the traumatized residents of Charlottesville for the pain they continue to experience". I condemn all types of racism and acts of violence. "Peace to ALL Americans!" he tweeted. Last year, violent clashes with counter-protestors left one woman, Heather Heyer, dead. Read More »

Coming in 2020: Space Force

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At that point, the subject of a service branch for space had already been the subject of hot debate within the military and Congress. Leaders of the Air Force , which now owns existing military operations regarding space, have argued that the service does not have the resources to support a separate space service. Read More »

Mother-daughter deportation halted by judge threatening to hold Sessions in contempt

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In his written order, District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan scolded Attorney General Jeff Sessions and ordered the government to "return Carmen and her daughter to the United States". flight. "Despite asylum officers finding that their accounts were truthful, they. ultimately denied them asylum protection because they did not have a 'credible fear of persecution'". Read More »

Southern California’s ‘Holy Fire’ has burned 9,614 acres, suspected arsonist under arrest

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Meanwhile, California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Thursday in both Orange and Riverside counties in order to aid firefighting efforts there. The volunteer fire chief also noted that all of the residents in the 14 cabins in Holy Jim Canyon were afraid of Clark. His wife and their two daughters have left but the 38-year-old said: 'Until this thing is barking at my door, I'm going to stick with it'. Read More »

Over 270,000 displaced as Lombok quake death toll jumps

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Local authorities, global relief groups and the central government have begun organizing aid, but shattered roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north and east of Lombok, which bore the brunt of the quake. In the statement, Nugroho said that after several days of delays, mobile kitchens have started distributing food and water to thousands of evacuees in the worst-hit areas. Read More »

#2018ZimElections: Chamisa files court challenge to election result

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Chamisa is convinced that he won the popular vote ahead of the Zanu-PF leader who, according to ZEC, scrapped through with a slim margin of 50.8 percent to the plaintiff's 44.3 percent. Judges have 14 days to rule on the case, and could declare a victor, call another election, or order a run-off or recount, according to the Veritas legal group. Read More »

Ben Shapiro offers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez $10,000 to appear on his show

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Ocasio-Cortez and fellow democratic socialist Sen. Libertarian candidates were also on the primary ballot for the first time in MI history. According to the unofficial results at press time from Ballotpedia, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, Schuette won the Republican race with 494,297 votes, Whitmer edged out her Democratic competitors with 585,498 votes, and Libertarian candidate Gelineau received 3,503 votes. Read More »

Taliban storms strategic Afghan city

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The bodies of dozens of Afghan soldiers have been found at a base that Taliban fighters attacked last week in the southern province of Uruzgan, military officials say. At least one Afghan soldier has been killed and seven others wounded in the fighting, provincial governor spokesman Arif Noori said. "The whole city is under the control of Afghan forces", Brig. Read More »

Argentina's senate rejects abortion bill

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The stark reality facing Argentinian women sent thousands of protesters into the streets on Wednesday as the Senate debated the bill for more than 16 hours. Worldwide human rights and women's groups closely followed the campaign, and figures such as USA actress Susan Sarandon and "The Handmaid's Tale" author Margaret Atwood supported the cause. Read More »