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Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Jailed

Papadopoulos was once described as a "coffee boy" to the Trump campaign. Papdopoulos's lawyer Tom Breen said "the president of the United States hindered this investigation more than George Papadopoulos ever did". In a court filing August 31, Papadopoulos's lawyers painted him as a political newcomer "eager to show his value to the campaign", and quickly got in over his head.

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Netanyahu closes Israeli embassy in Paraguay

Cartes had traveled to Israel to inaugurate the new embassy in May. Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki claimed on Wednesday that he pushed President Benitez to reverse the move to Jerusalem . PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat welcomed Wednesday's reversal: "We commend Paraguay's decision to act in accordance with its obligations under worldwide law by closing its embassy in Jerusalem and relocating it to Tel Aviv", he said in a statement.

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Moon: Kim willing to accept "stronger measures" on denuclearization

Stephen Biegun, named Special Representative for North Korea last month by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, will travel to Seoul, Tokyo and Beijing between September 10 and September 15. News 1 reported Thursday the biggest USA warship based in Asia could arrive in South Korea for joint exercises. South Korean national security advisor Chung Eui-yong, who met with Kim, said the North Korean leader also emphasised that his "trust in Trump remains unchanged", the comment which led to the U.S.

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Trump team, Canada resume talks to revamp NAFTA

Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau raised their trade brinkmanship to a new level Wednesday with each saying they were willing to walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement if they don't get what they want. Canadian officials have repeatedly said that demand is a non-starter for Canada. Which of these should Canada compromise on to save NAFTA? "That would not be good for Canada, it would not be good for our identity, it would not be good for our sovereignty".

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Alex Jones squares off with Marco Rubio during press conference

Jones said something inaudible about being "arrested". "He's so mad. You're not going to silence me, you're not going to silence America", Jones replied. Rubio, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee , answered another question from reporters before an aide announced he needed to leave. Last month, Twitter gave Jones a small punishment for his inflammatory behavior on the platform-a one-week suspension that prevented Jones from tweeting or retweeting from his personal account.

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Bridge in busy Kolkata locality collapses, one killed

As per a Hindustan Times report, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee confirmed the death and expressed concern about those who were still trapped underneath the rubble. Train movement below the Majerhat Road Over Bridge (ROB) in the Sealdah-Budge Budge section was normal, Eastern Railway spokesman R N Mahapatra said.

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In primary stunner, progressive ousts Massachusetts Rep. Michael Capuano

She will likely become the first African-American from MA elected to Congress this November, as there are no GOP lawmakers running in her district. Ms Pressley argued she would bring new energy and awareness of the needs in the state's only congressional district where a majority of residents are not white.

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Sinead McNamara: Australian influencer dies on Greece yacht

An Australian Instagram influencer has died in Greece while on a dream holiday. Sinead McNamara , a 20-year-old Instagram model from Australia , has been found dead on a billionaire's superyacht in Greece. "My head is all over the shop today", she said. "Rest In Peace attractive xx so much love", one person wrote in tribute, while another said: "Fly high gorgeous".

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Pope warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Syrian rebel bastion

Assad has vowed to defeat the opposition in its last refuge in the northwestern province if the rebels do not surrender to government rule. Idlib is held by a complex array of rebels and jihadists, many of whom have been blacklisted as "terrorists" by world powers and was seized from government forces in 2015.

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India's top court to rule on decriminalizing gay sex

As soon as SC announced the verdict, people from LGBT community started celebrating. ► "No one can escape from their individualism". A five-judge Constitution bench led by CJI Dipak Misra held that the 157-year-old colonial-era law will not apply to sex between consenting adults, irrespective of their gender.

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Remain Missing After Boat Crash in Colorado River Along California-Arizona Border

The victim was as identified as Christi Lewis, 51, from California, the Mohave County Sheriff's Office of Arizona said in a Facebook post . All those aboard both boats were thrown into the water and both boats sank, the sheriff's department said in its statement, adding that some people were rescued from the water by passing boaters.

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Malaysia: Lesbians BEATEN with cane for ‘trying to have sex’

The caning of women is banned under civil law but allowed under Islamic laws in some states. "These inconsistencies create confusion in the jurisdiction of the Prisons Department thus directly affecting the rights of women in Malaysia protected by Article 8 (2) of the Federal Constitution against gender discrimination", they said.

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Trump warns Assad, Russia, Iran over Syria's Idlib

Iranian media quoted Zarif saying Idlib should be put back under control of the Syrian people, and that reconstruction efforts in Syria and the return of refugees should go forward. Earlier on Monday, Iran called for militants to be "cleaned out" of Idlib, as it prepared for talks with Syria and Russian Federation about confronting the last major enclave held by rebels opposed to Assad.

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Ice Cube responds to Del Mar Fairgrounds shooting

In another video the person filming can be heard saying, "He shot him, he shot him", while people run away from the gunshots. Track announcer Trevor Denman said the concert would be shown on the large screen in the infield and on television monitors throughout the plant.

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Graham says Kavanaugh will likely get confirmed with Dem support

But the letter said that the White House and the Department of Justice, conducting its own review of the presidential records, "have identified certain documents of the type traditionally protected by constitutional privilege". Republicans have not requested documents from Kavanaugh's time as staff secretary and have only requested papers from when Kavanaugh worked as a White House lawyer.

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Mutual interests to drive Pak-US ties forward: Foreign minister

Mattis chose not to. People burn a sign depicting a U.S. flag and a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump as they take part in an anti-U.S. rally in Peshawar, Pakistan on January 5, 2018. The US would fund 300 million Dollars i.e Rs 2130.15 Crore to Pakistan military towards the elimination of the terrorists and their activities. Trump's decision to suspend military assistance to Pakistan has also shut training and educational programs for Pakistani military officers under the bilateral ...

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Frank Field resigns Labour whip amid anti-semitism row

The first was Jared O'Mara in Sheffield, so that should be the first by-election and that would be a very interesting test". I am resigning the whip for two principal reasons. In July, Labour members in Birkenhead constituency Labour party (CLP) passed a motion of no confidence in Field and called for the immediate withdrawal of the Labour whip.

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Trump To Visit Evansville, In Part To Stump For Braun

U.S. President Donald Trump , speaking to a raucous, campaign-style rally in IN, warned on Thursday that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation must "start doing their job and doing it right" or "I will get involved".

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84% of Europeans want to remain on permanent 'summer time'

In order for this proposal to come into force, the change has to be supported by all 28 EU members and the European Parliament . The scheme gives people more time before sundown during summer, and rationales have varied from energy saving to promoting productivity.

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Who is Sam Patten?

Patten was scheduled to appear before a federal judge on Friday morning for an arraignment. The documents filed along with Patten's plea lay out years of work he performed for a wealthy Ukrainian businessman and a Ukrainian political party known as the Opposition Bloc beginning in 2014.

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Trump says ‘no political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

Donald Trump's trade talks with Canada were in trouble on Friday morning after an "off the record" conversation with a Bloomberg reporter was leaked. Outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto wanted to sign a deal before he left office December 1. According to The Wall Street Journal, the dispute between USA and Canada hinges on agricultural and media protection policies, as well as the installation of a system that would allow any of the three countries in the agreement to ...

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Is the Drum Beating on Attorney General Jeff Sessions?

But he declined to say if he would keep Sessions on after that. "While I am attorney general, the actions of the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations". Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said that the relationship between Trump and Sessions was "beyond fix", while Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said that he could open up time in the schedule to hold hearings on a replacement.

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Hurricane Maria kills nearly 3000 in Puerto Rico

The new estimate of 2,975 dead in the six months after Maria devastated the island in September 2017 was made by researchers with the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. In early October 2017, Trump expressed satisfaction with the federal response to Maria, saying it compared favourably with a "real catastrophe like Katrina".

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White House flags back up after McCain death

U.S. Senator John McCain died August 25 at age 81 his ranch in Arizona after a yearlong battle with brain cancer . The US Capitol building continues to fly their flag at half-staff in accordance to tradition, and multiple states' governors have also made a decision to keep their flags at half-staff until the Senator is buried.

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White House Counsel Don McGahn To Depart This Fall

Though President Trump and McGahn had previously discussed when the counsel might leave the White House, McGahn reportedly was not given a head's up that the news was coming. Emmet Flood, who now directs the Russian Federation legal strategy from inside the White House, is a potential replacement, CNN reported last week.