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People Gunmen fire at U.S. embassy in Turkey amid tensions
Author: 0 Gunmen fire at U.S. embassy in Turkey amid tensions

Embassy in Turkey before dawn on Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Police were dispatched after the shooting about 5 a.m. The incident comes as Ankara and Washington are locked in a bitter dispute over Turkey's detention of an American pastor on terror-related charges.

People Woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Adriatic Sea
Author: 0 Woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Adriatic Sea

However, she still managed to explain that she was in the water for 10 hours. She was taken to a local Hospital in Pula which is a Croatian city on the coast of the Istrian Peninsula. A Norwegian Cruise Line spokesperson said: "A report was made that a guest aboard Norwegian Star had gone overboard while the ship was returning to Venice".

People Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj
Author: 0 Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

The Standing (wuqoof), the climax of the pilgrimage, is to be held at the Arafat Maidan on Monday. "We are always thinking about pilgrims and how to make them more comfortable during the rituals of Hajj ", Amer told AFP . - Around 14,000 global and domestic flights have so far transported pilgrims, according to official figures. - Eight million copies of the holy Koran and their translations as well as other religious books will be handed out to pilgrims, official figures show.

People Trump cancels military parade over price tag
Author: 0 Trump cancels military parade over price tag

A second official said the costs covered by the military were about $50 million. His staff is planning the parade along a route from the White House to the Capitol and would integrate it with the city's annual veterans' parade. The White House first confirmed Trump's interest in a large-scale parade in February. The Defense Department ultimately postponed the event, originally planned for November 10 in Washington.

People Rudy Guiliani Declares: 'Truth Isn't Truth'
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In the Meet The Press interview, Todd attempted to ask Giuliani why Trump would be concerned about a "perjury trap" if he did not intend to lie to the Special Counsel. "No, facts are not in the eye of the beholder", Cuomo countered. "Yes it is - yes they are". This is not the first time that Mr Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, has spoken of irreconcilable accounts of the same event.

People Red Alert In Kerala, Flood Crisis Far From Over
Author: 0 Red Alert In Kerala, Flood Crisis Far From Over

A total of 407 people have died in Kerala, 190 in Uttar Pradesh, 183 people in West Bengal, 139 in Maharashtra, 52 in Gujarat, 45 in Assam and 11 in Nagaland state, officials and the Press Trust of India news agency reported . The country's home minister has also offered his support for Kerala. People are being evacuated after authorities opened the gates of Idamalayar, Cheruthoni and Mullaperiyar dams to prevent potentially disastrous breaches.

People Robert Mueller Recommends Prison Sentence for Papadopoulos
Author: 0 Robert Mueller Recommends Prison Sentence for Papadopoulos

Papadopoulos' fate will be known soon, as Mueller asked U.S. District Court Judge Randy Moss to set Papadopoulos' sentencing for September 7. In October, Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to Mueller and his team - which, according to Politico , made him the first to plead guilty in the Mueller investigation.

People Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’
Author: 0 Trump Defends Manafort, a ‘Very Good Person’ Whose Trial Is ‘Very Sad’

Despite frustrations, prosecutors were able to introduce hundreds of documents, including emails from Manafort himself seeming to acknowledge some of the financial misdeeds prosecutors say are at the heart of the case. Prosecutors say he hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income from the IRS by advising politicians in Ukraine. The jury has been deliberating since Thursday morning - and while reporters await any word from the jury room, they're scrambling for any news at all about the ...

People Russian Federation mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax
Author: 0 Russian Federation mulls response to US sanctions over North Korea: Ifax

The U.S. Treasury Department explained in a statement that these companies engaged in illicit trade with Pyongyang , . adding it will freeze their assets within the U.S. North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun said in an article that the U.S. has "responsibility and duty" to declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War in response to the North's "good-will gestures" and "generosity".

People U.S. vows anti-Syria bid despite funding cut
Author: 0 U.S. vows anti-Syria bid despite funding cut

The Saudi contribution comes as President Donald Trump's administration is looking to bypass the U.S. Congress to reduce foreign aid spending, including funds for programs in Syria, the West Bank and Gaza. US officials told The Associated Press that the White House is notifying lawmakers that $200 million planned for efforts to stabilize the country and provide relief for civilians amid the Syrian Civil War would be shifted elsewhere.

People Devastating Floods In South India Leave Over 300 Dead, Thousands Displaced
Author: 0 Devastating Floods In South India Leave Over 300 Dead, Thousands Displaced

More than 1,000 people have died in seven Indian states since the start of the monsoon season, including more than 300 in Kerala. On Friday evening, news reports had stated that all the people of Ranni in Pathanamthitta district, which was badly affected on Thursday, had been rescued and the water levels have gone down.

People Massive 8.2 quake strikes in the Pacific
Author: 0 Massive 8.2 quake strikes in the Pacific

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said no tsunami was expected, perhaps considering the quake's depth. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! The quake, and several aftershocks ranging up to magnitude 6.2, were felt as a rippling effect in the outer Lau islands group but residents in Suva, on the main island of Viti Levu, said they did not feel a thing.

People Kofi Annan's long legacy as an arbiter for reform at the UN
Author: 0 Kofi Annan's long legacy as an arbiter for reform at the UN

Reacting to Annan's passing, President Barack Obama issued a statement praising the former United Nations head for his "integrity, persistence, optimism, and sense of our common humanity". However, Annan was not immune from criticism. President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana called Annan one of the country's "greatest compatriots" on Twitter and said the nation's flag would fly at half-mast throughout the country.

People Manigault Newman has more than audio recordings
Author: 0 Manigault Newman has more than audio recordings

Manigault Newman interjects quickly, "Oh, God no". 'Trump tweeted Monday.' ...such wonderful and powerful things about me - a true Champion of Civil Rights - until she got fired. When Omarosa was sacked by the White House Chief of Staff in December of 2017, my entire family was concerned for her because we had no idea about the basis of her dismissal.

People Vigil held for pregnant wife, daughters
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Chris Watts' attorneys asked a court Friday to require pathologists conducting autopsies to swab the little girls' necks and hands for DNA, court filings show. I was just diagnosed with lupus and fibro [fibromyalgia] and I felt like my world was crumbling around me! "We were talking about general things", he said, "about how her two girls were doing and how life was out in Colorado".

People Collapsed Genoa bridge tower was due for fix this year
Author: 0 Collapsed Genoa bridge tower was due for fix this year

Ansa said the bodies were found inside a auto smashed under a huge block of concrete from the collapse on Tuesday. It said they were three family members, including a nine-year-old girl, who had been travelling for a holiday when their auto, with about 30 other vehicles, plunged when the bridge gave way .

Author: 0 Trump doubles down on security clearances; former officials slam move

According to CNN's Jake Tapper, by stripping Brennan of his security clearance, and by compiling a list of officials he'd like to move against, Trump may have entrapped himself. President Trump said today at the White House he's actually doing the opposite. "The president's action regarding John Brennan and the threats of similar action against other former officials has nothing to do with who should and should not hold security clearances - and everything to do with an attempt to ...

People Canada's westernmost province declares wildfires emergency
Author: 0 Canada's westernmost province declares wildfires emergency

Some of those resources include things such as vehicles, supplies and additional officers to help man checkpoints as required or simply as relief for local detachments. The forecast across B.C. calls for continued hot and dry conditions with risks of thunderstorms. Three new evacuation orders were signed yesterday by the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako, located west of Prince George, which has some of the largest wildfires in the province.

People U.S. says ready to sanction China for buying Iran's oil
Author: 0 U.S. says ready to sanction China for buying Iran's oil

Hook led the Trump administration's ultimately unsuccessful attempt to negotiate changes to the nuclear deal with European allies before the president decided in May to pull out of the accord. "For almost 40 years, the regime in Tehran has been responsible for a torrent of violent and destabilizing behavior against the United States, our allies, our partners, and indeed, the Iranian people themselves", said Pompeo.

People World leaders pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Author: 0 World leaders pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Vajpayee passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Thursday evening after a prolonged illness. Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had a soft spot for " doodh ki barfi " from a sweet shop located in Old Lucknow .

People USA prepared to add sanctions on Turkey if pastor not released
Author: 0 USA prepared to add sanctions on Turkey if pastor not released

The announcement helped the Turkish national currency lira recover from record lows against the United States dollar. Mr Pekcan was speaking a day after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said: "We have more that we are planning to do if they don't release [Mr Brunson] quickly".

People Former CIA Officials Oppose Trump's Security Clearance Moves
Author: 0 Former CIA Officials Oppose Trump's Security Clearance Moves

Former CIA directors and another half dozen of America's most senior spies have issued an unprecedented condemnation of President Donald Trump , after his decision to blacklist their colleague John Brennan . The president may have connected the dots for Robert Mueller , showing that he had started a security clearance-revoking rampage, not because he wants to protect classified information, but because he wants to silence, and punish his critics, those tied to the Russian Federation ...

People Vatican tells abuse victims 'the pope is on their side'
Author: 0 Vatican tells abuse victims 'the pope is on their side'

In a written statement using uncharacteristically strong language for the Holy See even in matters like the long-running abuse scandals staining the USA church, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke sought to assure victims that " the pope is on their side".

People President Trump Once Considered 'Blacks Against Whites' Season of 'The Apprentice'
Author: 0 President Trump Once Considered 'Blacks Against Whites' Season of 'The Apprentice'

Lara Trump has framed the recordings as the betrayal of a woman she considered a friend, someone she was trying to do a favor for. Matthew Chapman is a video game designer, science fiction author, and political reporter from Austin, TX. "If Donald Trump had not become president , I would tell you all the stories", Jilette said in the interview with Colbert on Wednesday night. In a statement Lara Trump did not deny the accusations, but said she felt betrayed by a former colleague whom ...

People Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes
Author: 0 Man charged in Walmart shooting apologizes

The suspected gunman was seen tossing a gun out of his vehicle window before crashing into a parked police auto a few blocks away, injuring two police officers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Several people were reported transported to hospitals. One of the officers who tried to secure Jones suffered a fractured right wrist, while another suffered abrasions and contusions, 6ABC reported.

People Supporters Raise Nearly $200,000 For Fired FBI Agent Peter Strzok
Author: 0 Supporters Raise Nearly $200,000 For Fired FBI Agent Peter Strzok

During a congressional hearing, the 13-term congressman took Strzok to task over disparaging text messages that the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent wrote about Trump during the election. The FBI says Strzok was subject to the standard FBI review and disciplinary process. Strzok put out a statement from his attorneys on a newly-created and verified Twitter account in his name, which included a link to the GoFundMe page.

People Manafort jury sent home for the weekend
Author: 0 Manafort jury sent home for the weekend

Mr Trump called Manafort a "very good person" as the jury began its second day of deliberations on Friday. "I think it's all a good sign, yes", he said . "I think it was very ill-advised for the president to do this". Trump had previously indicated that he found Manafort's treatment by the Justice Department "very unfair ".

People Trump expects to ‘quickly’ revoke Bruce Ohr’s security clearance
Author: 0 Trump expects to ‘quickly’ revoke Bruce Ohr’s security clearance

After Trump yanked Brennan's security clearance, Brennan said Trump's "claims of no collusion" are "hogwash". Unlike most of the names on Mr. Trump's target list for revoking security clearances, Mr. "Because when you look at problems, look at what they did, including with the Russians", Trump said. Copies of any reports, memoranda or other materials provided to Senator Reid and/or members of his staff by the Central Intelligence Agency relating to alleged Russian "collusion" or ...

People Chinese bombers likely training for USA strikes: Pentagon
Author: 0 Chinese bombers likely training for USA strikes: Pentagon

A B-6K strategic bomber aircraft of the Chinese Air Force is seen before the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, October 25, 2016. Overall, the report found that China wants to leverage its economic, diplomatic and strategic strength to "establish regional preeminence and expand the country's worldwide influence".

People United States blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo
Author: 0 United States blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo

The U.S. Treasury said the Chinese company and its Singaporean affiliate had used false shipping documents to transport alcohol and tobacco products to North Korea in violation of worldwide sanctions. Such commentaries are not statements on official positions, but can be read as a reflection of government thinking. The United States on Wednesday sanctioned Chinese and Russian firms for their alleged role in helping illicit trade with North Korea in violation of worldwide sanctions.

People PTI Chief Imran Khan Elected as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan
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Malala Yousufzai was quick to congratulate the new prime minister. He is in the neighbouring country as a guest for the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan who will take oath as the next Prime Minister of the country on August 18. After having secured a simple majority in the July 25 general elections, the PTI is in a comfortable position to form its government at the Centre with its allies.

People Chinese plane lands on belly at NAIA, passengers safe
Author: 0 Chinese plane lands on belly at NAIA, passengers safe

All others aboard Xiamen Air Flight 8667 were unhurt. The plane "misapproached" on its first attempt to land and lost contact with the control tower on the second attempt when it skidded off the runway after touching down, said Ed Monreal, the general manager at Ninoy Aquino International Airport.