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Australian foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp Australian foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp
- August 26, 2018

Australia's next Foreign Minister will be Marise Payne, after 20-year Coalition veteran Julie Bishop announced she would be standing down from the role, despite Mr Morrison saying he "would have very much welcomed her continuing role in the ministry". (more...)
A year after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya demand justice A year after fleeing Myanmar, Rohingya demand justice
- August 26, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees are still in limbo in refugee camps in Bangladesh , Hassan said. While the Rohingya exodus from western Myanmar continues, with refugees still trickling over the border, the United Nations and worldwide rights groups say conditions are not ready for their return. (more...)
United States reactivates 2nd Fleet, launches weapons group United States reactivates 2nd Fleet, launches weapons group
- August 26, 2018

Officials had spoken of plans to make such a move before, and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said that the move reflects the need for the U.S. Disbanded the Second fleet of the U.S. has received a second life. The move comes as Russian submarine activity surges in the Atlantic. In January, Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled two fighter jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers near United Kingdom airspace. (more...)
U.S. sanctions to remain until Russia changes behaviour, John Bolton says U.S. sanctions to remain until Russia changes behaviour, John Bolton says
- August 26, 2018

Washington will not impose new anti-Russian sanctions if there is no intervention in the American elections. They now contain about 450 Russian economic entities", Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov. He says United States policy remains as it has been. The US state Department has deemed it necessary in the interests of national security of the United States to abolish the application of these sanctions licensing support governmental cooperation in space and commercial space launches, ... (more...)
Scott Morrison announced as Australia's new prime minister Scott Morrison announced as Australia's new prime minister
- August 26, 2018

Morrison, who also spoke by phone to Joko Widodo, president of Australia's neighbor Indonesia, may meet Trump in person in November at a Pacific Rim summit in Papua New Guinea. 'I did tell him I was a rubbish golfer, ' Mr Morrison told The Sunday Telegraph . "There was a determined insurgency by a number of people, both in the party room and backed by powerful voices in the media ... (more...)
Afghanistan president rejects resignation of three top security officials Afghanistan president rejects resignation of three top security officials
- August 26, 2018

On Saturday, Ghani accepted the resignation of Mohammed Haneef Atmar, his national security adviser, and replaced him with Hamdullah Mohib, who previously served as the ambassador to the United States. The attack came as several tents belonging to protesters near the main Election Commission office in the capital Kabul were removed earlier Saturday by police after receiving threats of attacks, according to security officials. (more...)
7.1-Magnitude Quake on Peru/Brazil Border 7.1-Magnitude Quake on Peru/Brazil Border
- August 26, 2018

The epicenter of the quake is reportedly Peruvian village of Inapari and 140 miles west of the Bolivian city of Cobija. No other information regarding damages or loss of lives has been reported yet. Two people were killed in January and almost 140 injured when a separate 7.1 magnitude quake hit Peru's Arequipa region. In turn, users of social networks reported that the tremors were felt throughout the country and also in Northern Chile. (more...)
Donald Trump's finance chief Allen Weisselberg given immunity in Cohen probe
- August 26, 2018

But as the perhaps the longest-serving employee in the Trump family business, he is rich repository of knowledge, and the idea of him answering questions to investigators under oath poses a new danger for the President as federal prosecutors in Washington and Manhattan dig deeper into Mr Trump's business affairs. (more...)
Mollie Tibbetts' killing fuels Republican immigration attacks ahead of midterms Mollie Tibbetts' killing fuels Republican immigration attacks ahead of midterms
- August 26, 2018

He said that Rivera told investigators that he saw her running, approached her and ran along side or behind her, even relaying to authorities that Tibbetts had grabbed her phone and threatened to call the police . "We're getting them changed". "What happened to Mollie was a disgrace, and our hearts go out", Trump said while speaking to Republicans in Ohio Friday. (more...)
Parts of Hawaii under water after storm dumps one metre of rain Parts of Hawaii under water after storm dumps one metre of rain
- August 26, 2018

Like the Big Island, Maui experienced flooding and landslides, but no storm-related deaths have been reported. Though the slow-moving storm pummeled parts of the state with extremely heavy rain, there was a sense that Hawaii had escaped a worst-case scenario, particularly on Oahu, the most heavily populated island. (more...)
Sessions hits back at Trump over Justice Department criticism Sessions hits back at Trump over Justice Department criticism
- August 26, 2018

But such a move would have major legal and political repercussions, raising the prospect to obstruction of justice and further jeopardising several vulnerable Republicans in the midterm elections . House Republicans have requested the measure, but the White House has yet to get involved in the matter. But Sessions insists he has been in control of the DOJ since the day he was sworn in. (more...)
Scott Morrison calls Donald Trump on first full day as Australia PM
- August 26, 2018

Australia's 30th prime minister spent his first full day in office in meetings to sort out his Cabinet, with the only announcement so far being that new deputy Liberal Party leader Josh Frydenberg would take over Morrison's role as treasurer. (more...)
Elon Musk's Tesla to remain public company after feedback from investors Elon Musk's Tesla to remain public company after feedback from investors
- August 25, 2018

Musk said in a statement on Friday night that he made the decision based on feedback from shareholders, including institutional investors, who said they had internal rules limiting how much they could sink into a private company. "I knew the process of going private would be challenging, but it's clear that it would be even more time-consuming and distracting than initially anticipated", he wrote. (more...)
Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
- August 25, 2018

It is unclear whether Mr Weisselberg discussed Mr Trump, who Mr Cohen claimed had directed him to make the payments - effectively accusing the USA president of being a co-conspirator in a crime. Still, the week's developments brought the investigations up to the doorstep of Trump Tower - a place that Mr. Trump has warned Mueller is a no-go. (more...)
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull defiant over fresh leadership challenge Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull defiant over fresh leadership challenge
- August 25, 2018

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has vowed to avoid personal attacks on new Prime Minister Scott Morrison , but will hammer the government over economic policy ahead of an election even Coalition MPs concede will be a near-certain victory for Labor. (more...)
Media Confusion Again Surrounds Mexico State Department Travel Advisory Media Confusion Again Surrounds Mexico State Department Travel Advisory
- August 25, 2018

Quintana Roo has struggled with safety concerns and negative media coverage as of late, with recent incidents including tainted alcohol and State Department advisories against traveling to the region following a bombing on a Cozumel ferry service. (more...)
Family: McCain ends medical treatment for brain cancer Family: McCain ends medical treatment for brain cancer
- August 25, 2018

Tributes to John McCain poured in on social media Friday after the longtime Republican U.S. senator from Arizona announced he was discontinuing treatment for cancer. The longtime U.S. Senator from Arizona has chose to stop medical treatment for the disease. according to the Republican's family. Arizona Republican Gov. (more...)
Indonesian quake death toll rises to 555 Indonesian quake death toll rises to 555
- August 25, 2018

The Indonesian island was shaken by a string of crisp tremors and post-quake tremors, with the most grounded estimating 6.9 magnitude. Drone footage from the village of Sugian, on the hard-hit eastern part of Lombok, showed streets lined with rubble, caved-in roofs and a collapsed mosque. (more...)
Torrential rain lashes Hawaii as Hurricane Lane nears
- August 25, 2018

As of 8 a.m. Hawaii time (2 p.m. EDT/1800 GMT), Lane was moving north at just 2 mph (3 kph) and was about 170 miles (274 km) south of state capital Honolulu , the weather service said. "Whiteout conditions could occur on the new lava field due to steam produced by heavy rain falling on still-hot lava flows". Residents across the state stocked up on water, food, gasoline and emergency supplies as Lane drew nearer. (more...)
Nike stores in South Africa reopen following backlash over racist video Nike stores in South Africa reopen following backlash over racist video
- August 25, 2018

On Wednesday 22 August, the Catzavelos family released a statement saying that he had been dismissed from the family business and that they are appalled by the video. "I have watched my video and feel total shame". Catzavelos' wife works for Nike and though the sports apparel company closed some of its South African stores on Wednesday, they appeared to be trading as normal on Thursday. (more...)
US Police find secret drug tunnel to Mexico in an abandoned KFC US Police find secret drug tunnel to Mexico in an abandoned KFC
- August 25, 2018

Lopez had allegedly been spotted removing the boxes from inside the old KFC restaurant building which he had bought in April. That tip lead police to conduct a search warrant at the location, which revealed a tunnel entrance approximately 8 inches in diameter. (more...)
Pope Francis to meet Irish victims of sexual abuse Pope Francis to meet Irish victims of sexual abuse
- August 25, 2018

Add Pope Francis as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Pope Francis news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Though Francis is traveling to Dublin for the conclusion of the 2018 World Meeting of Families, Burke, who is the director of the Holy See press office, told journalists the pope is aware that any visit to Ireland can not only address that event, though it will be his primary focus. (more...)
Travel agency evacuates guests from Egypt hotel after 2 die Travel agency evacuates guests from Egypt hotel after 2 die
- August 25, 2018

Thomas Cook said in a statement: 'We are aware of the speculation in some of today's media that their deaths may have been caused by Carbon Monoxide poisoning. "I believe something suspicious has gone on. something has happened in that room and caused them to be taken away from us". The listing for the hotel on the Thomas Cook website includes a line saying "sorry, there is now no availability". (more...)
Alex Salmond denies sex attack claims when he was first minister Alex Salmond denies sex attack claims when he was first minister
- August 25, 2018

Ms Sturgeon said she first heard about the investigation from Mr Salmond in April and had no prior knowledge of complaints being made against him. Salmond's statement also confirmed that his submissions to the Judicial Review have also asked that the identity of the individuals behind the complaints be protected. (more...)
United States cuts aid to Gaza and blames Hamas United States cuts aid to Gaza and blames Hamas
- August 25, 2018

A senior State Department official said the decision, made "at the direction of the president", came after a review of aid programmes to the Palestinian territories. "It is the Palestinian people, virtual prisoners in an increasingly volatile conflict, who will most directly suffer the consequences of this callous and ill-advised attempt to respond to Israel's security concerns", said Democratic Sen. (more...)
Starmer: Starmer: "Government simply not prepared for no deal Brexit"
- August 25, 2018

Health secretary Matt Hancock has today written to Global Positioning System to tell them they will continue to have access to medicines for their patients in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer has faced claims of launching a "dodgy project fear" as inter-party tensions over Brexit erupted after he warned no deal could cause major economic damage. (more...)
OH special election: Republican Troy Balderson wins tight race for House seat OH special election: Republican Troy Balderson wins tight race for House seat
- August 25, 2018

O'Connor will take another shot at Balderson in November, when the two will face off in a second election to determine who will serve a full two-year term. Kasich, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination against Trump in 2016, represented the district before Tiberi. Balderson was endorsed by President Donald Trump and Ohio Governor John Kasich, and he benefited from millions in out-of-state GOP dollars. (more...)
Pakistan rejects USA statement on Pompeo-Khan phone call Pakistan rejects USA statement on Pompeo-Khan phone call
- August 25, 2018

Mr Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on September 5, would be the first foreign dignitary to meet Imran Khan , Pakistani newspaper Dawn reported, quoting the diplomatic and official sources. The foreign minister said that political and economic centres of gravity were shifting and the world was again becoming uni-polar to multi-polar. Khan's latest statement came a couple of days after he thanked Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for attending his oath-taking ceremony. (more...)
US, China Raise Tariffs in New Round of Trade Dispute US, China Raise Tariffs in New Round of Trade Dispute
- August 25, 2018

Thursday's 25 percent increase came as envoys from the two countries met in Washington, DC in their first high-level talks in two months. US President Donald Trump also wants to slash the countries' trade deficit, which reached 375 billion dollars past year. (more...)
North and South Koreans prepare to part for last time North and South Koreans prepare to part for last time
- August 25, 2018

Duyeon Kim, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, said: "The Singapore summit wasn't a nuclear deal and there's no agreement between Washington and Pyongyang that would encourage North Korea to act any differently". (more...)

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