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Labour deputy leader Tom Watson hits out at Corbyn’s anti-semitism stance
- August 06, 2018

Deputy Party Leader Tom Watson - who has had a hard relationship with Corbyn - on Sunday used an interview with The Observer newspaper to call for those investigations to be called off, and for the party to adopt the full IHRA definition . (more...)
Trump touts effectiveness of tariffs in string of tweets Trump touts effectiveness of tariffs in string of tweets
- August 06, 2018

August 3: China announced plans to slap a 25 percent tariff on $ 60 billion worth of U.S goods. Everything from oak wood to veneered panels of laminated wood has been ensnared in China's escalation of the trade battle with the US Half of US hardwood production is exported, and the bulk goes to China, Michael Snow, executive director of the Sterling, Virginia-based American Hardwood Export Council, said Friday in a telephone interview. (more...)
Barack Obama’s birthday marks 1st official Barack Obama Day Barack Obama’s birthday marks 1st official Barack Obama Day
- August 06, 2018

According to USA Today , he'll cap things off by marking the first Barack Obama Day on Saturday, as the legislature in his former home state of IL passed a law a year ago to designate August 4 as a commemorative holiday to celebrate the 44th president. (more...)
US Ambassador’s vehicle attacked in Dhaka US Ambassador’s vehicle attacked in Dhaka
- August 06, 2018

Bangladesh's transport sector is widely seen as corrupt, unregulated and risky, and as news of the teenagers' deaths spread rapidly on social media they became a catalyst for an outpouring of anger against the government. Local media reported that political activists belonging to the governing party beat students marching towards their offices, but Obaidul Quader, general secretary of the Awami League, said the party activists acted in self-defence as the students attacked first. (more...)
Small plane crashes in California parking lot, killing 5
- August 06, 2018

Bristol St. Images from the scene showed the wreckage of the jet in the middle of parked cars. It crashed in a parking lot for Staples, a CVS pharmacy and other retailers, said Captain Tony Bommarito of the Orange County Fire Authority. (more...)
Pompeo: Iran Needs 'Enormous Change' To Reverse Reimposed U.S. Sanctions Pompeo: Iran Needs 'Enormous Change' To Reverse Reimposed U.S. Sanctions
- August 06, 2018

Sanctions on Iran's oil industry and central bank are set to be restored on November 4. Iran's economy has rapidly deteriorated in recent months partially due to fears over the imposition of further USA sanctions, igniting street protests in many Iranian cities over economic hardships. (more...)
Killed in Plane Crash in California Parking Lot
- August 06, 2018

Photos from the scene show the plane upright but on its belly. A auto can be seen parked mere meters from the wreckage. A medical group has been established to handle patient care and treatment, said the Orange County Fire Authority. A witness told CBS Los Angeles the plane made a sputtering noise before it crashed into the parking lot. "It actually came down in front of us". (more...)
Takeaways from day four of the Paul Manafort trial Takeaways from day four of the Paul Manafort trial
- August 06, 2018

The former Trump campaign chairman's trial is entering its fourth day Friday in Alexandria, Va., with the spotlight moving away from his lavish spending habits and onto how prosecutors say he concealed information from his financial record-keepers and lied about his income to acquire loans. (more...)
Portland Police Chief Reviewing Allegations Officers Used Too Much Force Against Antifa Portland Police Chief Reviewing Allegations Officers Used Too Much Force Against Antifa
- August 06, 2018

Protesters saw a significant police presence that included bomb-sniffing dogs and weapons screening checkpoints. Saturday's rally, organized by Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson, was the third to roil Portland this summer. Police tried to keep the two sides apart as protesters chanted and hurled insults at each other. The conservative Republican is running for the U.S. (more...)
Iran prepares for major maneuvers in Arabian Gulf Iran prepares for major maneuvers in Arabian Gulf
- August 06, 2018

He also said that the security of the region has been provided by the IRGC and the Army, and Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the two military forces to keep providing it. officials directly familiar with the latest USA assessment of IRGC troop movements. "The world's economy depends on that energy, those energy supplies flowing out of there". (more...)
US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound US police find 11 starving children in New Mexico compound
- August 06, 2018

New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department spokeswoman May Jaramilla confirmed Saturday that the children taken from the site were in state care but said, "There's really not much we can say at the moment". It was not immediately clear whether Morten or Wahhaj had attorneys. The sheriff's office said Morten was charged with harboring a fugitive and Wahhaj was booked on a no bond warrant out of Georgia for child abduction. (more...)
Read the transcript of the Smith College employee's call to campus police Read the transcript of the Smith College employee's call to campus police
- August 06, 2018

McCartney said Smith staff members will be required to participate in mandatory anti-bias training beginning in the fall and the school would host a series of workshops for faculty and staff focused on "topics of identity, inclusion, bias-response and bias-prevention". (more...)
Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill
- August 06, 2018

At least six people were arrested for plotting to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro using drones packed with explosives, officials said Sunday. "There will be no forgiveness", Maduro warned, for what a military statement said was an act of "barbarism in a desperate attempt to destabilise" the government. (more...)
Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador for urging release of activists Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador for urging release of activists
- August 06, 2018

The Saudi ambassador to Canada has been recalled to the peninsula for "consultation". It called Canada's characterization of the activists "an incorrect claim" and called Canada's attitude "surprising". Some have since been released. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expresses its absolute and categorical rejection of the position of the Canadian Government. (more...)
Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016 Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016
- August 06, 2018

But Tapper and other Sunday pundits also noted that Trump's morning " enemy of the people " rants also acknowledged that the Trump Tower meeting attended by, among others, his son and a Russian government lawyer was created to get information on Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Facing deportation, U.S. Marine's wife leaves for Mexico Facing deportation, U.S. Marine's wife leaves for Mexico
- August 06, 2018

On Friday morning she boarded a plane at the Orlando International Airport to Mexico. Juarez recently said her teen daughter will stay with her father in Florida while the younger one will go with her to Mexico if she's deported. Prior to going through the security checkpoint at the airport on Friday, she offered a short message to Trump: "I hope this makes you happy", she said. (more...)
Head of Syria research centre killed in auto bombing Head of Syria research centre killed in auto bombing
- August 06, 2018

Western intelligence agents have said the organisation is linked to a Syrian chemical weapons programme. "(Asber) died after an explosion targeted his vehicle in the Hama countryside", the Al-Watan report said. In April, missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France destroyed a Syrian Scientific Research Centre facility in Damascus, in response to a suspected poison gas attack. (more...)
China warns of tariffs on imported United States goods worth $60bn China warns of tariffs on imported United States goods worth $60bn
- August 05, 2018

He also said China was "for the first time doing poorly against us". When a big USA retail chain or an equipment manufacturer has to pay 10 or 25 percent more to get steel from Canada or a certain part from China, that US company has to pay the tax when it imports that item. (more...)
Trump condemns media as 'fake disgusting news' at rally Trump condemns media as 'fake disgusting news' at rally
- August 05, 2018

Bob Casey , whom Trump blasted as "so overrated". Watch above, via Fox Business Network. "He loves this state", Trump said of Barletta. Although Mr Barletta's bid was an undercard to Mr Trump's main event, the president did bless the congressman's bid. (more...)
Social media: Iranians protest currency drop, economic woes Social media: Iranians protest currency drop, economic woes
- August 05, 2018

The Iranian foreign minister is now in Singapore, where a ministerial meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is being held. The plan to put the new "indigenous cryptocurrency" in circulation was announced by Alireza Daliri, the deputy for management and investment affairs of the Directorate for Scientific and Technological Affairs of the Presidential Office, according to Iranian English-language broadcaster PressTV . (more...)
Russian spy detected working at US Embassy in Moscow Russian spy detected working at US Embassy in Moscow
- August 05, 2018

The woman, a Russian national, was hired by the US Secret Service and came under suspicion following a routine security sweep carried out by the State Department, according to sources quoted by the Guardian , which broke the story on Thursday, and CNN . (more...)
Day Four: Accountant Testifies How She Helped Hide Manafort’s Ukraine Income Day Four: Accountant Testifies How She Helped Hide Manafort’s Ukraine Income
- August 05, 2018

Manafort liars", she acknowledged. Manafort is accused of hiding more than $30 million in income in secret offshore bank accounts to avoid paying USA taxes. While the question of collusion remains unanswered, Manafort's financial fraud trial has exposed the lucrative and secret world of foreign lobbying that made Manafort rich. (more...)
South Sudan's homegrown peace deal will not fail - President Kiir South Sudan's homegrown peace deal will not fail - President Kiir
- August 05, 2018

African political and social figures are today awaiting the arrival of the two main contenders in the South-Sudan war to the signing ceremony of the agreement that will put an end to the civil war that opposes them. The conflict has also been driven by ethnic divisions - Kiir and Machar come from Dinka and Nuer ethnic groups respectively. A 2015 peace agreement was shattered when the warring parties renewed fighting in July 2016 in the capital, forcing rebel leader Riek Machar to flee into ... (more...)
Trump passes on opportunity to criticize LeBron James at OH rally Trump passes on opportunity to criticize LeBron James at OH rally
- August 05, 2018

The president already stumped for Republicans this week in Florida and Pennsylvania . Troy Balderson with only a 1-point edge. Both Kasich and Trump have endorsed Balderson. Trump would be open to visiting his "I Promise" school. Either Trump had confused Stivers with state Sen. He said that in the end he believes Republican Troy Balderson will beat Democrat Danny O'Connor in the House race for Ohio's 12th District. (more...)
Magnitude seven quake strikes near Lombok Magnitude seven quake strikes near Lombok
- August 05, 2018

A magnitude 7.0 quake struck off the north coast of Indonesia's island of Lombok on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. In 2004, a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.3 undersea quake off the coast of Sumatra in western Indonesia killed 220,000 people in countries around the Indian Ocean, including 168,000 in Indonesia. (more...)
Three foreign nationals abducted, killed in Afghanistan's Kabul Three foreign nationals abducted, killed in Afghanistan's Kabul
- August 05, 2018

Last month, the Indian Embassy had condemned a fatal attack on Hindus and Sikhs that resulted in 20 deaths in Jalalabad. "At this stage we think it is a terrorist incident", a police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai told AFP, describing the incident as an abduction. (more...)
Major natural disaster rocks Lombok island
- August 05, 2018

CNN quoted National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho saying that 689 people were trapped on and around the 3,726 meter (12,224 ft) mountain following the shallow 6.4-magnitude quake that struck Sunday morning. Officials issued a tsunami warning and urged people to quickly move away from the ocean. Michelle Lindsay, an Australian tourist, told the paper: "All the hotel guests were running so I did too". (more...)
Bredesen, Blackburn win primaries in race for US Senate Bredesen, Blackburn win primaries in race for US Senate
- August 05, 2018

In the election for governor, a candidate will replace Republican Governor Bill Haslam who was blocked from running for a third term due to term limits. Bob Corker. The race could run up a record spending tab as Democrats hope to anchor their fight to steal the 51-49 Republican Senate majority on the red, southern state. (more...)
Alps plane crash: 20 feared dead after sightseeing flight smashes into mountain Alps plane crash: 20 feared dead after sightseeing flight smashes into mountain
- August 05, 2018

The plane crashed in an inaccessible area of forest in the Rengg mountain pass in the canton of Nidwalden. But local newspaper Blick reported that all passengers aboard the plane were killed. Police say the plane struck the mountain's western flank about 2,540 metres (8,330 feet) above sea level. "We have the sad duty to announce that one of our Ju-52 aircraft had a accident today", the airline said on its website . (more...)
U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program
- August 05, 2018

Bates said the administration had created a "dilemma" for itself by both trying to rely on its previous decision and offering a new one. But his ruling could conflict with another decision on the program that a federal judge in Texas is expected to issue as early as next week. (more...)

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