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The exact moment when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked by drones

The exact moment when Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was attacked by drones Two drones loaded with explosives went off near the president's stand, he added. A senior US State Department official travelling with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Indonesia when asked about the reported attack on Maduro said, "We've heard the reports". [Full Article...]

Turkey vows to hit back against sanctions over preacher's arrest

Turkey vows to hit back against sanctions over preacher's arrest Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday, in an apparent bid to ease tensions that have rocked ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "Our relationship will never be cut", he said. Washington earlier this week imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministers over the case of Andrew Brunson, a us pastor on trial in Turkey for backing terrorism. [Full Article...]

United States welcomes home remains of presumed war dead from North Korea

United States welcomes home remains of presumed war dead from North Korea Command said in a statement. "I don't have any announcement today but it's natural to get a lot of business done. but we are not there for any announcements", the official said. "They dedicated their lives for the last 60 years finding out what happened to their fathers, what happened though those patriots, warriors who went to fight for us, for every generation of Americans", Hegseth continued. [Full Article...]

Israel strike kills seven near fence in Golan

Israel strike kills seven near fence in Golan Col. -Gen. Sergei Rudskoy of the Russian General Staff told reporters at a news conference in Moscow that the United Nations peacekeepers, aided by Russian forces, conducted their first patrolling mission in the area earlier in the day. They didn't elaborate but later Putin said he agreed with Trump on securing Israel's border with Syria in line with the 1974 deal. Israel's military spokespers... [Full Article...]

Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat

Foreign Influence Investigations Spanning U.S. to Confront Election Threat Stewart said he expects more Russian attempts to interfere with USA elections, saying that weakening trust in the United States here and overseas is part of Putin's strategy to expand Russian influence. And while Mueller did not bring any election-related charges against Manafort, the specter of the Russian investigation is hanging over the Alexandria, Virginia, courthouse. [Full Article...]

Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires

Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires Officials said Wednesday that the Carr Fire was the sixth most destructive wildfire in California history. Another CalFire spokesman said roughly 40,000 people were under evacuation orders statewide, many from a pair of fires burning close together at the southern end of the Mendocino National Forest. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Hits Hurdle On Road To Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Hits Hurdle On Road To Supreme Court Wade . In a letter to Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley , the National Archives and Records Administration, said the requested material from Judge Kavanaugh's time working in government would exceed 900,000 pages. Stern said NARA had already completed one of the committee's requests, a review of documents relating to Kavanaugh's appellate nomination. They say senators don't need to revie... [Full Article...]

All your questions about 3D guns answered

All your questions about 3D guns answered US District Judge Robert Lasnik granted plaintiffs' motion for a temporary restraining order blocking release of digital plans, and scheduled hearing for August 10. There followed a four-year legal battle, with Defense Distributed joining forces with the Second Amendment Foundation - which defends the right to own guns - to sue the State Department. [Full Article...]

USA wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget

USA wildfires scorching homes, land - and California's annual budget Aided for a third straight day by diminished winds, ground crews extended buffer lines carved out of thick, dry brush along the fire's edge to 35 percent of its perimeter, with partial containment lines continuing even farther, officials said . [Full Article...]

White House chief of staff to stick around for now

White House chief of staff to stick around for now Trump told reporters, when asked how long Kelly would stay. Kelly hit the one-year mark as Trump's chief of staff Monday. Trump acts as though he doesn't really want a chief of staff, and Kelly "no longer works to keep his mercurial boss on task or on message". [Full Article...]

Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that President Trump has "every right" to be "deeply" frustrated that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe. Mr. Trump has repeatedly termed the probe as "a hoax ". " Donald Trump is telling his attorney general to shut down the investigation of Donald Trump ", Colbert said during his monologue on "Th... [Full Article...]

Trump says Koch brothers are 'total joke' in GOP

Trump says Koch brothers are 'total joke' in GOP The Koch-backed network also said it would not support the Republican challenger to Democratic US Senator Heidi Heitkamp , who is facing re-election, according to the Washington Post . Withholding support for Cramer could be a fairly low-stakes political move for the network. The Koch network largely ignored the criticism. In the clearest sign of an about-face at the Libertarian-leaning ... [Full Article...]

Pompeo announces new United States investments in Indo-Pacific region

Pompeo announces new United States investments in Indo-Pacific region Australia has reached a deal with the U.S. and Japan to invest in projects in the Indo-Pacific region, and promote economic growth. The US "will never seek domination in the Indo-Pacific", said Pompeo, "and we will oppose any country that does". [Full Article...]

Riots shake Zimbabwe capital Harare as election results delayed

Riots shake Zimbabwe capital Harare as election results delayed Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party has won the majority seats in parliament, results from the electoral commission showed on Wednesday, a day after the opposition accused the agency of deliberately delaying results in ZANU-PF's favour. The results of the presidential election, which is a separate contest pitting Mr Mnangagwa against Mr Chamisa, are yet to be declared, but the parliamentary results bo... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: Paul Manafort's trial has 'nothing to do with Collusion'

Donald Trump: Paul Manafort's trial has 'nothing to do with Collusion' Ellis, who warned prosecutors against using the word "oligarchs" to describe wealthy Ukrainians, several times admonished them for spending so much time documenting Manafort's extravagant lifestyle. The trial was expected to last three weeks. He said he knocked multiple times before entering with a key after no one answered, only to find Manafort sitting inside. [Full Article...]

Journey home underway for remains of USA soldiers killed in Korean War

Journey home underway for remains of USA soldiers killed in Korean War The Trump administration downplayed reports Tuesday that North Korea is engaged in a flurry of new intercontinental ballistic missile activity, asserting the activity has not undermined President Trump's high-stakes diplomatic outreach to Pyongyang . [Full Article...]

Trump claims Americans need to show photo IDs to buy groceries

In a new ad released Monday, Republican candidate for governor Ron DeSantis drives home his love for President Donald Trump - again and again, with humor. The president made it Twitter-official in June, even though many believed Vice President Mike Pence's close relationship with DeSantis' primary opponent, Florida Agriculture Commissioner and former Rep. [Full Article...]

TRUMP DIPLOMACY: The President Says He's 'WILLING TO MEET' Iranian Leaders

TRUMP DIPLOMACY: The President Says He's 'WILLING TO MEET' Iranian Leaders The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander, Qassem Soleimani, chimed in as well, claiming that President Trump had failed in Operation Enduring freedom and would get the same result should the USA attack Iran. "I hope it works out well with Iran". The United States established diplomatic ties with Malaysia in 1957 following independence from the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle

Trump shutdown threat falls flat in Congress fixated on avoiding budget battle Trump campaigned on the promise of building a wall to deter illegal immigration and making Mexico pay for it. Mexico has refused, leading Trump to look to USA taxpayers to fund the endeavor instead, at least for now. They have the strength to derail legislation in the closely divided Senate. Republicans said they were surprised by Trump's threat Monday that he would "have no problem doing a shut... [Full Article...]

Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week

Blueprints for 3D-printed guns could be available this week A Texas company called Defense Distributed is now fighting a legal battle over publication of plans which would allow gun lovers to print out firearms including a replica of the notorious AR-15 assault rifle, which has been used in a number of mass shootings. [Full Article...]


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