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People Zarif: U.S. 'Action Group' Will Fail To Overthrow Iran Regime
Author: 0 Zarif: U.S. 'Action Group' Will Fail To Overthrow Iran Regime

The US-educated minister gave the interview in English on the 65th anniversary of a Washington-backed coup that overthrew democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. Washington and Tehran have had no diplomatic relations since the shah's fall in 1979. "Their strategy on Iran entails regime change, and that's been instituted", he told Press TV.

People Cohen pleads guilty to charges over hush money
Author: 0 Cohen pleads guilty to charges over hush money

The mistake happened when a USA TODAY editor noted the Times' information in an email on deadline and another editor mistook the text to be from USA TODAY and inserted it into the story. Cohen was Trump's longtime personal lawyer until weeks ago. "This is Michael fulfilling his promise made on July 2nd to put his family and country first and tell the truth about Donald Trump ", Davis said in a statement .

People Unpacking Donald Trump's tweet
Author: 0 Unpacking Donald Trump's tweet

South Africa has accused US President Donald Trump of seeking to sow division after his tweet referring to the " large-scale killing of farmers". The government tweeted on Thursday morning that Trump's tweets were a "narrow perception" that seeks to divide the country.

People Prominent female activist faces being beheaded in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Prominent female activist faces being beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against five human rights activists from the kingdom's Eastern Province now on trial in a secretive terrorism court, groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. According to ESOHR's latest tally, at least 58 people, a lot of them Shia, are now on death row in Saudi Arabia , 31 of whom had their verdicts confirmed by the high court.

People Islamic State chief, in rare speech, urges followers to fight on
Author: 0 Islamic State chief, in rare speech, urges followers to fight on

In the audio, al-Baghdadi - whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown - urges ISIS's "holy warriors" to continue fighting the group's enemies across the world. Baghdadi also warned that Idlib province in Syria was about to fall as Russian Federation and Syrian government forces were preparing to invade it.

People Taiwan cuts ties with El Salvador
Author: 0 Taiwan cuts ties with El Salvador

El Salvador's Salvador Sánchez Cerén & Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen in 2017. "I'm confident that the people of El Salvador will feel the warmth and friendship of the Chinese people and derive tangible benefits from its cooperation with China", Wang told reporters alongside his El Salvador counterpart, Carlos Castaneda, shortly after the pair signed an agreement establishing ties.

People Christopher Pyne Says Bill Shorten Could Be About To Become Prime Minister
Author: 0 Christopher Pyne Says Bill Shorten Could Be About To Become Prime Minister

The petition was passed from one MP to another on Wednesday evening, in a tactic similar to a move that forced Julia Gillard to call a ballot against Kevin Rudd in 2013. Some constitutional lawyers say there are areas of doubt. Scott Morrison said he remained loyal to Mr Turnbull despite reports MPs Ben Morton and Alex Hawke were openly doing the numbers for the Treasurer.

People Trump Sets up Republicans to Blame Mueller for Possible Midterm Defeat
Author: 0 Trump Sets up Republicans to Blame Mueller for Possible Midterm Defeat

Mueller III for some 30 hours about Trump because he has nothing to hide. "Anybody needing that much time when they know there is no Russian Collusion is just someone looking for trouble". Donald Trump slammed Robert Mueller as "disgraced and discredited" and said any attempts he's made to counter the special prosecutor's probe have prompted Mueller and his team to "scream obstruction".

People Panic as Venezuela hit by magnitude 7.3 quake
Author: 0 Panic as Venezuela hit by magnitude 7.3 quake

Venezuela's northern coast has been rocked by a powerful natural disaster that was felt across the Caribbean and sent people rushing out into the streets hundreds of kilometres away in the capital, Caracas . At a shopping centre, a woman caught in the panic of people rushing out of the building fell on an escalator and injured herself. A auto parked outside the Pizza Hut restaurant at One Woodbrook Place in Port of Spain was badly damaged as well as a restaurant in Chaguaramas.

People Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes
Author: 0 Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes

Free trade is the way to go", Mahathir said in response to a comment from Li. The Malaysian premier said his trip had been fruitful and that he believed China would look sympathetically towards the problems both sides have to resolve.

People Flash Flooding in Southern Italy Leaves at Least 10 Hikers Dead
Author: 0 Flash Flooding in Southern Italy Leaves at Least 10 Hikers Dead

Five people are still missing, rescue services said today. All of the victims were believed to be Italian tourists. A Dutch hiker, quoted in local media, added: "A real avalanche of water came unexpectedly. At its most narrow point, it is just metres wide and with walls varying from 400 metres to 700 metres in height. "If what happened is the result of negligence, sloppiness or a lack of awareness of the risks, we are facing a serious situation that we need to get to the bottom ...

People Italy's Autostrade says new bridge can be built in 8 months
Author: 0 Italy's Autostrade says new bridge can be built in 8 months

More than 600 people had to leave their apartments below the remaining spans of the bridge for fear of further collapse . Ministers also want the company to foot the bill for restoring buildings and other areas that were damaged when the 260ft (79m) span of the bridge crashed to the ground during a torrential downpour.

People Farmer who employed Cristhian Rivera says he has received death threats
Author: 0 Farmer who employed Cristhian Rivera says he has received death threats

However Lang's son, Dane, told reporters on Wednesday that Rivera had used another name when applying for work there four years ago and that managers did not use the E-Verify system. "We have to get 'em". Rivera remains the Poweshiek County Jail. Craig Lang confirmed to the attorney that Rivera was in Iowa legally, according to Wednesday's court filing.

People Reprieve from smoke doesn't mean the worst is over
Author: 0 Reprieve from smoke doesn't mean the worst is over

AQI measures how many particles are in the air. Winds were expected to shift Wednesday evening and push out the smoke that has been hovering over the region, gradually improving the air quality. The BC Wildfire Service says about 550 fires are burning in the province, but there weren't many lightning strikes over the weekend and that gave crews a chance to concentrate on some of the 54 blazes now threatening people or property.

People Saudi blocking hajj access to Qatar citizens
Author: 0 Saudi blocking hajj access to Qatar citizens

Muslims from around the globe throngs of the faithful circled the cube-shaped Kaaba , one of the Islam's holiest sites. Mazen, aged one, gathers with his parents and other pilgrims on the plains of Arafat during Hajj on August 20, 2018.

People 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state: tweet
Author: 0 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state: tweet

The 1953 coup restored to power Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi , who was later toppled in the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Zarif made the comments on Twitter on August 19, the 65th anniversary of a US -backed coup that overthrew democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh.

People Second Meeting with Kim Jong-Un ‘Likely’
Author: 0 Second Meeting with Kim Jong-Un ‘Likely’

Iran's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs are at "the top of the list", U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday after arriving in Israel, where he plans to holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

People US deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany
Author: 0 US deports accused former Nazi guard to Germany

Hillel Goldman, associate principal of the Orthodox Jewish Rambam Mesivta High School, speaks as he and students from the school protest former Nazi concentration camp guard Jakiw Palij , 94, Thursday, Nov. After falsely telling authorities he spent the war at his hometown in Germany, Palij gained entry into the U.S.in 1949. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement on Tuesday: "The United States will never be a safe haven for those who have participated in atrocities, war ...

People Pakistan condemns attacks in Afghanistan on Eid
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns attacks in Afghanistan on Eid

As many as 160 of them were later released, while at least 20 were still captive, according to Reuters. Ghani had unveiled hus government's latest ceasefire gambit during an Independence Day address late Sunday, saying security forces would observe the truce beginning this week - but only if the militants reciprocated.

People Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha
Author: 0 Eid Mubarak: Buhari felicitates Nigerians as Muslims mark Eid-ul-Adha

Message Reads: Eid leka aate hai dher sare khusiya, Eid mita deta hai insan mai duriya, Eid hai khuda ka ek nayam tabarok, Eisi liye kahte hai sab Eid UL Zuha. Just before sacrificing his son, God provided Prophet Abraham with a ram to sacrifice instead after he successfully passed the divine test. Ibrahim and his wife travelled to Mecca to carry out the sacrifice, and where met with distractions.

People China lodges protest over Pentagon report on planned strikes
Author: 0 China lodges protest over Pentagon report on planned strikes

The H-6K's capabilities provided the Chinese air force an offensive strike capability against Guam with land-attack cruise missiles, the report to Congress said. The Washington document says China is "willing to employ coercive measures - both military and non-military - to advance its interests and mitigate opposition from other countries".

People Kerala floods declared calamity of ‘severe nature’
Author: 0 Kerala floods declared calamity of ‘severe nature’

The Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard are assisting operations in different parts of Kerala. As of Sunday, the toll from the torrential rains and the subsequent floods that have ravaged Kerala since August 9 stood at 370. According to Hussain, Rs 1 crore will directly go to the Kerala Chief Minister's relief fund and the rest will be allocated for medical relief aid, reports Khaleej Times.

People Man charged with murder in deaths of pregnant wife, kids
Author: 0 Man charged with murder in deaths of pregnant wife, kids

Chris Watts , 33, is facing three counts of first-degree murder and six other counts. He faces five counts of first-degree murder, one count of unlawful termination of pregnancy and two counts of tampering with a deceased human body . Online, Shanann had gushed about her relationship with Watts, calling him the "best dad us girls could ask for". He told police he then put the bodies of his wife and two daughters into his work truck and took them to an oil site.

People Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull
Author: 0 Peter Dutton Resigns From Cabinet After His Failed Effort to Knife Turnbull

But this morning it is being reported that the Home Affairs Minister was last night telling his supporters he was still undecided on challenging Mr Turnbull. However, those who didn't support it threatened to "cross the floor" - that is, vote against it in Parliament. "Even with strong support in the party room, if a small number of people are not prepared to vote with the government on a measure, then it won't get passed", Turnbull told reporters.

People Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull’s leadership on knife edge following devastating poll

Asked further about the leadership, Mr Turnbull said: "I enjoy the confidence of the cabinet and of my party room". In a move that repeats the pattern of previous leadership spills such as Paul Keating's two ballots against Bob Hawke during 1991, Mr Dutton has resigned from cabinet and go to the backbench to consider his next steps.

Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull declare the Liberal leadership vacant

Turnbull's supporters believe the prime minister has a majority of the party room but Dutton's camp is adamant their candidate can secure at least 43 of the 85 members of the federal Liberal party room. The government has trailed the centre-left opposition Labor Party in most opinion polls since the last election in 2016. Turnbull made the announcement Monday, telling reporters that the National Energy Guarantee , a policy bill outlining the targets, would not be introduced in the House of ...

People Separated by War, Mother Sees Son for First Time in 68 Years
Author: 0 Separated by War, Mother Sees Son for First Time in 68 Years

Before this week's reunions , almost 20,000 people had participated in 20 rounds of face-to-face reunions since 2000. In South Korea , more than half of the 132,600 people who applied for reunions - including some of those who got to see their relatives - have died.

People Trump Accuses Social Media of
Author: 0 Trump Accuses Social Media of "Discriminating" Against Conservatives

This clearly states that President Trump has serious reservations about the non-partiality of social media. That last bit is possibly a reference to Infowars founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , who recently found himself banned or suspended from every major social media platform , though really the president could be furious about some other obscure act of alleged censorship that somehow burned its way into his brain.

Author: 0 BC wildfire smoke prompts air quality warnings in Western Canada

An air quality alert remains in effect for most of Minnesota through noon Sunday. Previous year saw several days of hazardous air quality in September, with Spokane pinned between wildfires to the north, south and east. Changes in wind direction have brought over more smoke to the area from wildfires around northern and central Washington, as well as from British Columbia.

People Pregnant New Zealand minister bikes to hospital to give birth
Author: 0 Pregnant New Zealand minister bikes to hospital to give birth

Now comes the New Zealand minister who cycled to a hospital Sunday to give birth. Julie Anne Genter , 38, was accompanied by her partner as she rode her bike to Auckland city hospital as there "wasn't enough room in the car". Genter, 38, noted on social media on August 10 that she was "40 weeks + 4 days" pregnant, and "still waiting" to give birth. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leaves hospital with her baby daughter, Niamh Te Aroha Ardern Gayford on June 21.