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Court documents: Body of Shanann Watts found in shallow grave

Court documents: Body of Shanann Watts found in shallow grave Accusations that a man killed his pregnant wife and two young daughters is prompting questions about Colorado's lack of a law allowing homicide charges in the violent deaths of fetuses. Watts said in televised interviews that she arrived home at around 1am on Monday August 13, claiming that that they two stayed up having an "emotional conversation" until he left at 5.15am. [Full Article...]

Taliban Kills at Least 35 Afghan Soldiers at Military Outpost

Taliban Kills at Least 35 Afghan Soldiers at Military Outpost Two rockets hit inside the city as President Ashraf Ghani held a meeting at a nearby mosque, witnesses said . On one of the worst places where fighting has taken place was in the southeastern Afghan city of Ghazni, where the Taliban has waged several deadly attacks, including one on Friday, after five days of street battles that reportedly left hundreds dead and wounded. [Full Article...]

Putin set to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

Putin set to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding Putin later met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Mesberg, near Berlin . "There are three million refugees in Turkey". "This is potentially a huge burden for Europe", Putin said. Austria did not follow other members of the European Union earlier this year in expelling Russian diplomats after Britain accused the Kremlin of involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughte... [Full Article...]

Pope Expresses "Shame and Sorrow" over Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Case

Pope Expresses Similar reports have emerged in Europe, Australia and Chile , prompting lawsuits and investigations, sending dioceses into bankruptcy and undercutting the moral authority of the leadership of the Catholic Church, which has some 1.2 billion members around the world. [Full Article...]

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93

Former Indian prime minister Vajpayee passes away at 93 He was a close partner of the UK. The government conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, on him in 2015. The presence of foreign dignitaries bore a testimony to Vajpayee's success in mending relations with neighbouring countries. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump security clearance row intensifies

Donald Trump security clearance row intensifies Of those on the list, only Ohr is still employed in government service, but maintaining a security clearance is useful for finding documents if any of them are called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller investigation. "If anything, I'm giving him a bigger voice", he said Friday, according to The Washington Post . "Beyond that, this action is quite clearly a signal to other former a... [Full Article...]

Turkey does not wish to have problems with US: foreign minister

Turkey does not wish to have problems with US: foreign minister Visa restrictions have been in place since Turkey shot down a Russian military war plane near the Turkey-Syria border in November 2015. "It is planned to discuss the prospects of easing travel regime for the citizens of the two countries". [Full Article...]

Husband confesses to murder of missing woman, children with NC ties

Husband confesses to murder of missing woman, children with NC ties Wednesday night, Chris was arrested on suspicion of three counts of murder, and three counts of tampering with deceased bodies. He'll appear in court Thursday afternoon. "I just want them back", he said. However, she fell oddly silent after the post on August 9 at around 11.46pm, which showed the plastic doll lying shrouded on a leather loveseat. [Full Article...]

Adm. McRaven: Revoke My Security Clearance Too

Adm. McRaven: Revoke My Security Clearance Too In a joint statement Thursday, a dozen of the nation's leading former intelligence officials slammed President Donald Trump's recent decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance . Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump's conduct, calling his performance at a press conference last month with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland " nothing short of treasonou... [Full Article...]

Afghan forces now in control of Ghazni, say officials

Afghan forces now in control of Ghazni, say officials Mohammad Rahim Hasanyar, a member of the provincial council, said heavy fighting was continuing in several areas of the city and Afghan forces were in defence mode. "The prison is under attack from several directions, they are trying to free the prisoners", said Nafisa Azimi by telephone from Kabul . Mustafa's wife, Razia, said they had no food, water or and electricity for four days. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks 'wacky' Omarosa after she releases tape of their phone call

Trump attacks 'wacky' Omarosa after she releases tape of their phone call The former reality TV villain's latest revelation follows her release of a tape she said she'd secretly made of her 2017 firing by Chief of Staff John Kelly. "I complied. Yes, I was one of the people feeding him the things that he asked for because he is the President of the United States", she said. Gidley said taping the meetings was an ethical breach of private conversations, and said Manig... [Full Article...]

US Ambassador Urges UK to Abandon Support for Iran’s Nuclear Deal

US Ambassador Urges UK to Abandon Support for Iran’s Nuclear Deal The report said that the usa has "strike power sufficient to destroy all major Iranian political, military, economic and transport capabilities", which would leave Iran with "few if any conventional military capabilities", and that the U.S. [Full Article...]

North, South Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September

North, South Korea to hold summit in Pyongyang in September Representatives from the two Koreas announced the September meeting after a round of high-level talks between officials from Pyongyang and Seoul at the DMZ Monday. South Korean President Kim Dae-jung met Kim Jong Un's father and predecessor, Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang in 2000 for the first inter-Korean summit. [Full Article...]

Tim Scott Praises Trump's Steps in a 'Better Direction' Since Charlottesville

Tim Scott Praises Trump's Steps in a 'Better Direction' Since Charlottesville Perhaps these comments would not have faced criticism, had they not been made by a woman whose father repeatedly refused to denounce white supremacist violence, going back and forth between condemning it, and excusing it, while never explicitly and openly denouncing it. [Full Article...]

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn’t mention him

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn’t mention him John McCain , but Trump did not mention the senator's name during his speech. Each year, Congress passes a new National Defense Authorization Act to set military spending levels for the year ahead. Yet as Toronto Star's Washington Correspondent Daniel Dale pointed out, that assessment is incorrect - even disregarding the valuation of USA currency changing from year-to-year, former President Ba... [Full Article...]

Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Barrier Outside UK Parliament

Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Barrier Outside UK Parliament Eye witnesses have said a cyclist was hit by the vehicle but no one is reported to be in a life-threatening condition at this stage. Armed police have swooped on the area, cordoning off streets around Parliament Square, Millbank and Victoria Tower Gardens. [Full Article...]

USA media criticizes Trump's tariffs decision on Turkey

USA media criticizes Trump's tariffs decision on Turkey In an opinion piece in the New York Times on Friday, Erdogan said Turkey's partnership with the United States could be in jeopardy unless Washington "starts respecting Turkey's sovereignty". It is obvious how it will be done: "since the final decision-maker of all policies in the new regime is the president, the responsibility of regaining confidence is on his shoulders", said Seyfettin Gursel... [Full Article...]

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony

Sunil Gavaskar will not be attending Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party emerged victorious in the July 25 elections, the country's second-ever democratic transition of power, but fell short of an outright majority. PTI vice president Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters the party will do its best to deliver on the public's expectations. Asad Umar is expected to get the key post of Finance Minister. [Full Article...]

Charlottesville community reflects on anniversary of Unite the Right rally

Charlottesville community reflects on anniversary of Unite the Right rally In a tweet Saturday, the president recalled the riot's in the Virginia town resulted in senseless death and division. "Our role is to make sure we have a First Amendment event that goes on without any types of violence or destruction of property", Newsham said , according to CNN affiliate WTOP . [Full Article...]

Strong 5.9-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia's Lombok

Strong 5.9-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia's Lombok Across much of the island, a popular tourist destination, once-bustling villages have been turned into virtual ghost towns. According to Indonesia's national disaster agency, the death toll from Sunday's quake stood at 131 as of Wednesday, but local media are reporting figures as high as 381. [Full Article...]


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