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Rescuers attempt to reach 'hundreds' stranded on Indonesia's Lombok: Disaster agency

Rescuers attempt to reach 'hundreds' stranded on Indonesia's Lombok: Disaster agency The victims are from the northern and eastern side of the island which is popular with foreign tourists. Fathurrahman said many injured people who were treated outside a damaged clinic were evacuated to the main hospital farther away after more ambulances reached the devastated location in East Lombok's Sembalun village. [Full Article...]

Giuliani's Pillorying Of Cohen Signals How Nervous He Makes Team Trump

Giuliani's Pillorying Of Cohen Signals How Nervous He Makes Team Trump Giuliani's comments echo a Wednesday tweet from Trump in which he asked: "Why was the tape so abruptly terminated (cut) while I was presumably saying positive things?" "Obviously, if I knew that I never would have said he was a reputable lawyer, I'd have said he was a scoundrel". [Full Article...]

Four million excluded from Indian state's draft list of citizens

Four million excluded from Indian state's draft list of citizens In 1983, scores of people were killed by machete-armed mobs intent on hounding out Muslim immigrants. Villagers wait outside the National Register of Citizens ( NRC ) centre at Mayong Village in Morigaon district. "No genuine Indian citizens need to worry as there will be ample opportunities given to them to enlist their names in the final list", he told a news conference in Assam's biggest city... [Full Article...]

3 more confirmed dead as massive Northern California fire grows

3 more confirmed dead as massive Northern California fire grows The sheriff's department is also investigating seven missing-persons reports, Bosenko said. A bulldozer operator as well as a member of the Redding Fire Department were killed in the blaze. Melody Bledsoe (C) and her two great-grandchildren were killed in the massive blaze. The fire broke out a day earlier and forced evacuations. According to the California Governor's Office of Emergency Ser... [Full Article...]

Giuliani flip-flops on his view of Michael Cohen

Giuliani flip-flops on his view of Michael Cohen The criticism of a man who was once Trump's fierce defender reflects the tensions wrought by the federal investigations in NY and Washington . CNN's sources said Cohen is willing to make those claims to Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping soldiers leaves prison Tamimi and her mother had been driven early on Sunday from Israel's Sharon prison into the occupied West Bank, authorities said. Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from prison after serving almost eight months in detention, according to Israeli authorities. [Full Article...]

Over 1800 U.S. child migrants reunited

Over 1800 U.S. child migrants reunited The parents were "effectively being tortured" by the knowledge they accidentally signed forms waiving the right to their child, Lee Gelernt, an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union , said after the hearing. On Tuesday the ACLU filed a further motion to delay deportations of any parent for a week after being reunited with their children. Some parents were deported while their childre... [Full Article...]

Fake Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interview defended as ‘satire’ after backlash

Fake Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interview defended as ‘satire’ after backlash Corbin Trent, Ocasio-Cortez's communications director, said the primary win helped put Ocasio-Cortez on a national stage and that her victory speech on June 26 inspired people nationwide. "We tried to talk about what her goals are coming to Congress, some of the stuff that we're doing as a progressive caucus and you know really trying to be helpful to her", Pocan, D-Wis., told ABC News. [Full Article...]

Cries for help at sea: Fisherman describes Greek fire rescue

Cries for help at sea: Fisherman describes Greek fire rescue The friend her sister had gone swimming with survived with light burns to the foot, Ms Saridou said, but they became separated in the chaos of the fire. "You can't see anything in the smoke and fire - so much fire and so much smoke". As the fires, which started about 5 p.m. local time Monday, burned out of control on either side of the Greek capital of Athens, cars and farms and forests were torch... [Full Article...]

House Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general

House Republicans move to impeach deputy attorney general The impeachment resolution was filed by conservative Reps. Conservative members led by Reps. All 11 lawmakers who filed the resolution are members of the caucus. Rosenstein has been in hot water with at least some Republicans in Congress for some time. And Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, another Florida Republican retiring at the end of the term, said she was opposed to impeaching Rosenstein and... [Full Article...]

Pompeo tells lawmakers, no change in United States policy on Russian sanctions

Pompeo tells lawmakers, no change in United States policy on Russian sanctions Mr Trump undermined the findings of USA intelligence agencies on Russian meddling in his press conference with Mr Putin but has been trying to walk back on these assertions since then. However, the White House's transcript is missing part of the question. In recent weeks, he and his White House have declared war on the truth, altering official White House transcripts, as well as a video on t... [Full Article...]

WH press corps shows unity after reporter barred from Rose Garden event

A free press does not - and will not - have the topics of its questions dictated by the White House. In September 2016, he recorded a conversation between himself and the President in which they discussed a payment to silence a former playmate named Karen McDougal from speaking about her relationship with Trump. [Full Article...]

USA begins retrieving troops remains from North Korea

USA begins retrieving troops remains from North Korea State Department says Washington is committed to building a peace mechanism to replace the armistice when North Korea has denuclearised. The White House said it was "a solemn obligation of the United States Government to ensure that the remains are handled with dignity and properly accounted for so their families receive them in an honorable manner". [Full Article...]

Egyptian zoo accused of painting donkey to look like zebra

Egyptian zoo accused of painting donkey to look like zebra The freakish creature was spotted by student Mahmoud A.Sarhani who was visiting the recently opened animal sanctuary at the International Garden municipal park. Sarhan's snaps of the donkey-zebra (don-bra? zeb-key?) quickly went viral, prompting vets and animal experts around the world to chip in with their educated opinions that no, that's definitely not a zebra. [Full Article...]

House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein

House Republicans introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein The introduction does not trigger an immediate vote, but Meadows could make procedural moves on the House floor that could force a vote late this week or when the House returns in September from its upcoming recess. Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to discredit the Justice Department, and, by extension, the special counsel's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US election. [Full Article...]

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes out at Iran

'Never, ever threaten the United States again': Trump lashes out at Iran Trump's tweet directly addressed Rouhani with an all-caps warning to never threaten the United States again or Rouhani will suffer consequences akin to the worst in history. The US contests Iran's and Oman's claims to these waters. Addressing his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump , Rouhani said: "You declare war and then you speak of wanting to support the Iranian people". [Full Article...]

Cohen secretly recorded conversation with CNN anchor

Cohen secretly recorded conversation with CNN anchor It was made two months before the 2016 election, and the two men are heard talking about a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal , who claims she had an affair with Mr. Trump interrupts Cohen asking, "What financing?" according to the recording. Trump has denied having sex with either woman. "I need to open up a company for the transfer of all of that info regarding our friend, Davi... [Full Article...]

Was it legal for Michael Cohen to secretly tape Trump?

Was it legal for Michael Cohen to secretly tape Trump? Avenatti to the detriment of President Donald Trump ". "I can tell you that for a fact". Giuliani said there was no indication on the tape that Trump knew before the conversation about the payment from the Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc., to McDougal. [Full Article...]

Israel Downs Syrian Fighter Jet That Entered Airspace

Israel Downs Syrian Fighter Jet That Entered Airspace On Monday, two ballistic missiles headed towards Israel set off the alarms and prompted the first use of Israel's David Sling missile defense system. The plane flew toward Israel at "relatively high speed" before breaching the country's airspace, said Conricus. According to the Ynet news site Russian Federation protested Israel's actions, with officials claiming the fighter had not breached Is... [Full Article...]

Egypt rejects Israeli law on 'racial segregation'

Egypt rejects Israeli law on 'racial segregation' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for his part, has hailed the legislation, describing its passage as a "defining moment for Zionism and Israel". A large influx of non-Jews could eventually make Jews a minority in their own country, government officials say. Not only is there " no right to equality " in the country, Israeli legislation "already privileges the protection of a "Jewish sta... [Full Article...]


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