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People Trump insists he properly honored McCain
Author: 0 Trump insists he properly honored McCain

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner attended the service to seemingly pay quiet respect to the man who asked that her father, Donald Trump , not attend. "I've done everything that they requested and no, I don't think I have at all", the President said. McCain was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War and spent more than five years as a POW in Hanoi.

People Trump to headline ‘major rally’ for one-time rival Ted Cruz
Author: 0 Trump to headline ‘major rally’ for one-time rival Ted Cruz

Twitter users quickly ensured United States President Donald Trump's past comments did not escape public attention after he pledged support for Republican Senator and one-time rival Ted Cruz. "So many wonderful selections to choose from..." I am excited to announce that I will be leading a large resistance rally in Texas at the exact same time of Trump's (details tba).

People 'How to kill' web search before deaths
Author: 0 'How to kill' web search before deaths

Fort Wainwright police said the 23-year-old mother phoned 911 and told dispatchers her daughter was not breathing around 6:20 p.m. the night of November 20, 2017. An Alaska woman is behind bars after police say her second child died in a similar way her other child previously died. The commonalities in the children's deaths, and the short time separating them, were part of what led investigators to believe they had been murdered, Fairbanks Police spokeswoman Yumi McCulloch said.

People Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race ZlotoNews
Author: 0 Brazil electoral court bars Lula from presidential race ZlotoNews

Judge Admar Gonzaga, who as a lawyer worked for Lula's handpicked successor Dilma Rousseff's 2010 election , cast the decisive vote in the 6-1 decision that sealed the leftist icon's ejection from the presidential election. His Workers' Party (PT) has stubbornly kept up its attempts to force Lula's name onto the ballot box, registering him as a candidate two weeks ago.

Author: 0 Jet-setting Instagram model dies on billionaire's yacht

Local paper the Kefalonian Mantata wrote that officers from the port authority, crew members and a doctor attempted to revive McNamara " for a long time " on the boat, before she was taken to hospital. Local media outlets in Greece say McNamara tried to commit suicide aboard the mega ship, citing anonymous sources . She had been promoting swimwear, underwear and skincare brands to her 14,000 Instagram followers over the a year ago while travelling to some of the world's most exclusive ...

People Here’s the Conversation We Really Need to Have About Bias at Google
Author: 0 Here’s the Conversation We Really Need to Have About Bias at Google

In other words, they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that nearly all stories & news is BAD. He went on to broaden his accusation: "Google & others are suppressing voices of Conservatives and hiding information and news that is good". All the administration wants is fairness and not regulation. There are some moments where we say, 'Wow that really is bad, what they're doing'. Yet Trump has company on this issue.

People Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal
Author: 0 Trump threatens to exclude Canada from new NAFTA deal

Trump also warned US lawmakers, who have become increasingly uneasy that the new trade deal, formally signalled in a letter to Congress Friday, might not include Canada. Some questioned the Trump administration's hardball approach - cutting a deal with Mexico and pressing Canada to comply or risk being left out. NAFTA now contains three chapters with so-called dispute-resolution mechanisms in a range of cases, such as company complaints or anti-dumping disputes.

Author: 0 Blasts at Syria's Mazzeh military airbase 'not Israeli strikes'

Israel has previously launched strikes against Syrian territories and accused of targeting the Mazzeh airport, but has not officially acknowledged it as a target. The station said an electrical short circuit was to blame, and reported that emergency services were at the scene. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based group opposing the government, said Israel was responsible for the attack, adding that it caused deaths and injuries.

People 2 hurt in Amsterdam station stabbing, attacker shot by police
Author: 0 2 hurt in Amsterdam station stabbing, attacker shot by police

Dutch police officers near the scene of a stabbing attack near the central daily station in Amsterdam , the Netherlands, on August 31, 2018. An AFP correspondent at the scene said police cordoned off an area inside the station soon after the incident and herded throngs of people outside.

People United States military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid
Author: 0 United States military to cancel $300mn Pakistani aid

U.S. officials claim both groups have sanctuaries in Pakistan from where they plot deadly attacks and regroup after ground offensives in Afghanistan. The report by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali quoted Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Kone Faulkner as saying, "Due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of the South Asia Strategy the remaining 300 (million) Dollars was reprogrammed" and will now be used on "other urgent priorities" if United States Congress approves.

People Philippines leader criticised over rape comments
Author: 0 Philippines leader criticised over rape comments

On the campaign trail before he was elected, he brought up the case of an Australian missionary, Jacqueline Hamill , who inmates at a jail in Davao gang raped and killed in a prison riot in 1989. On Friday, presidential spokesman Harry Roque insisted that Duterte was only joking when he made the rape comment, emphasizing that the Philippine leader regarded members of the opposite sex highly, having appointed several women to cabinet posts.

People Zim-China Relations Have Reached A New Level Under Mnangagwa: Chinese Envoy
Author: 0 Zim-China Relations Have Reached A New Level Under Mnangagwa: Chinese Envoy

President Mnangagwa is expected to hold bilateral talks with his host, President Xi Jinping this week. One of the biggest contentious issues between African countries and China has been on trade and in the three-year plan, Beijing had promised under the China-Africa Trade and Investment Facilitation Plan to carry out 50 trade programmes to improve Africa's capacity for internal and external trade and investment.

Author: 0 Pentagon Cancels Further $300 Million In Aid to Pakistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that the United States administration did not cut off aid to Pakistan, instead it announced to end the Coalition Support Funds that the country has already spent against terrorism. Mattis told reporters on Tuesday that combating militants would be a "primary part of the discussion". They say it gives Taliban-linked militants a place to plot deadly strikes and regroup after ground offensives in Afghanistan.

People Manafort associate charged over illegal lobbying for Ukraine's pro-Russian politicians
Author: 0 Manafort associate charged over illegal lobbying for Ukraine's pro-Russian politicians

W. Samuel Patten appeared in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia where he entered a guilty plea to one count of failing to register as a foreign agent. sentencing guidelines don't have a section for violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act. A company not identified in the document received more than $1 million for work for the Ukrainian opposition bloc, the USA said.

People Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Prize
Author: 0 Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Prize

Hussein told the British public service broadcaster the Nobel laureate "was in a position to do something". However, al Hussein's recent remarks are probably the first time a United Nations representative has explicitly suggested she should resign.

People Bikini-clad balloon of anti-Trump London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes flight
Author: 0 Bikini-clad balloon of anti-Trump London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes flight

A giant balloon likeness of London Mayor Sadiq Khan will take to the skies September 1, after organizers received permission from city authorities to fly their protest blimp over the United Kingdom capital's Parliament Square. The original "Baby Khan" idea expressed on the page was replaced in reality with a mature mayor wearing sunshine-yellow swimwear, to reference his vow to ban "body-shaming" adverts featuring bikini-clad models from the tube.

People Word on more China tariffs sends Asian stocks lower
Author: 0 Word on more China tariffs sends Asian stocks lower

Shares in smartphone camera lens supplier Largan Precision Co (大立光) shed 0.84 percent to NT$4,705 per share, while Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (鴻海精密), an assembler of Apple Inc's iPhones, dropped 0.49 percent to NT$80.50. "The U.S.is now threatening China that it will levy additional tariffs on Chinese products, and China stands ready to strongly respond till the end to the U.S.

People Amsterdam stabbing was terror attack, 2 injured are Americans, officials say
Author: 0 Amsterdam stabbing was terror attack, 2 injured are Americans, officials say

The suspect has a German residence permit, and Amsterdam police were in contact with authorities in Germany to find out about his background, according to the city government. On Friday police quickly arrived at the scene with video images showing police ordering the suspect in English to " stay down " after he had been shot.

People Obama: McCain called on America to rise above 'mean and petty' politics
Author: 0 Obama: McCain called on America to rise above 'mean and petty' politics

The senator's passing marked the end of a 35-year political career that brought the independent-minded Republican within reach of the White House as his party's presidential nominee. "It's a politics that pretends to be courageous and tough but in fact is born in fear". Bush recalled how he and McCain spoke of that "intense period like football players remembering a big game".

People Sen. John McCain memorialized as 'true American hero'
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain memorialized as 'true American hero'

Biden said McCain "could not stand the abuse of power wherever he saw it, in whatever form, in whatever country". McCain was in demand for details accompanying senators overseas because he was fun to be around, journalist Robert Timberg wrote in "The Nightingale's Song".

People Yorkdale Mall Is On Lockdown After Shots Fired
Author: 0 Yorkdale Mall Is On Lockdown After Shots Fired

Police are looking for two suspects believed to be in their 20s. The mall was on lockdown and nobody was being let in. A shooting at a major Toronto mall on Thursday afternoon sent shoppers running for cover as police searched for multiple suspects.

People White House confirms President Trump will visit Ireland in November
Author: 0 White House confirms President Trump will visit Ireland in November

Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November to renew the country's "deep and historic ties" with the United States, the White House announced last night. He urged the people of Ireland to "show their disgust and rejection of the Trump administration's policies by turning out, as we did during the Iraq war in 2003, in large-scale mass protest around the country".

People Imran Khan pays first visit to army headquarters for security briefing
Author: 0 Imran Khan pays first visit to army headquarters for security briefing

There was a debate in Pakistan whether the new prime minister would attend the United Nations session or stay home as part of his austerity drive and focus on economic issues. Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kazuyuki Nakane called Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office on Friday. High placed sources have disclosed that severe security threat to PM Imran Khan .

People U.S. Extends Travel Ban to N.Korea
Author: 0 U.S. Extends Travel Ban to N.Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in would be the first South Korean president to visit Pyongyang since 2007, but the planned summit has been overshadowed by signs of mounting tension between North Korea and the United States over the future of the North's nuclear weapons programme.

People India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after U.S. meeting
Author: 0 India expects clarity on Iran oil cut after U.S. meeting

However, according to recent reports, Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Europe yesterday that it can not whatsoever save the nuclear deal or help save Iran's economy. Macron reiterated France's commitment to maintaining the accord, but Europe's leaders have appeared powerless to prevent the USA sanctions inflicting pain on Iran's economy.

People Kenya and Britain set to strengthen bond further
Author: 0 Kenya and Britain set to strengthen bond further

Not happy with being one of the most powerful people in the world, Prime Minister Theresa May is looking to add dancing queen to her title. Boris Johnson was labelled "the bicycle guy" as the Kenyan president struggled to recall his name.

People Bobi Wine, Zaake Intercepted at Entebbe Airport, Admitted at Kiruddu
Author: 0 Bobi Wine, Zaake Intercepted at Entebbe Airport, Admitted at Kiruddu

Authorities earlier on Thursday prevented another lawmaker, Francis Zaake, from boarding a plane to India, saying he was a suspect in a criminal case. Zaake, who was arrested along with Kyagulanyi on August 13, said he was also tortured by security forces while in detention in August. Bobi Wine was arrested over treason allegations and allegedly tortured in a military camp where he was held up for weeks.

People Iranian woman in Tehran jail hospital after blackout
Author: 0 Iranian woman in Tehran jail hospital after blackout

He told the Press Association on Wednesday: "What I do know is that she had a panic attack yesterday in prison and she had another panic attack today, and today she also blacked out, so today she was taken down to the prison clinic and, as far as I know, that's where she is still".

People Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors
Author: 0 Trump insider David Pecker leaving Postmedia board of directors

The National Enquirer , and its publisher David Pecker , has been helping Donald Trump for years. "He gets hit by a truck", Trump says. Since then, the heavily indebted American Media Inc. In court papers filed August 21 as part of Cohen's guilty plea, prosecutors allege that a person identified as "Chairman-1", who ABC believes to be Pecker, "offered to help deal with negative stories about [President Trump's] relationships with women by, among other things, assisting the campaign ...

People European Union backs ending daylight saving time across the continent
Author: 0 European Union backs ending daylight saving time across the continent

The European Commission is eager to get it changed and announced it would be encouraging the EU parliament and member states to vote for the change. If the United Kingdom was to remain on daylight saving time and Ireland was to switch to year-long standard time, it could pose yet more problems for the Irish border.

People Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks
Author: 0 Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

Kim Jong-un became the first North Korean leader to cross the military line in the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that has divided the Koreas since the end of the Korean War in 1953. "Their relationship and bond remain very strong". -China trade relations, and also of providing North Korea money, fuel, fertilizer and other commodities in violation of global sanctions, which he said was not helpful.

People U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning could be banned from entering Australia
Author: 0 U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning could be banned from entering Australia

While she can appeal, past precedent suggests the decision has already been made. Ms Manning had been working as an intelligence analyst in Iraq. We need more of that in Australia - not less. In 2017, then-president Barack Obama commuted almost the entirety of the remainder Manning's sentence, but did not pardon her. Barack Obama commuted her original 35-year-sentence , and she was released in May 2017.

People Putin to speak on pension reform in rare TV address
Author: 0 Putin to speak on pension reform in rare TV address

Russian President Vladimir Putin took to national TV on Wednesday with a promise to soften the government's plan to raise the retirement age, even as he sought to convince Russians that painful changes remain necessary to put the economy on more solid footing.