• Haqqani Network Founder Jalaluddin Haqqani Dies From Illness, Says Taliban
Haqqani Network Founder Jalaluddin Haqqani Dies From Illness, Says Taliban

CNNquoted an Afghan official who said his government has information suggesting Haqqani actually died over ten years ago, but his death was concealed by his operatives and the Taliban until now. Unverified reports have placed Jalaluddin in Pakistan in recent years. Apart from devastating bomb attacks, the Haqqanis have also been accused of as...

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  • GoFundMe Money for Homeless Man Is Missing, According to Attorney
GoFundMe Money for Homeless Man Is Missing, According to Attorney

Jacqueline Promislo, a lawyer representing the homeless U.S. veteran in his case against Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure , confirmed in an email to the BBC that they were told "the money is all gone" in a conference call on Tuesday. After the story went viral, McClure appeared on many major television programs along with her boyfriend, Mark D'...

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  • Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step
Mueller will accept Trump's written responses as first step

Another source said Mueller's letter stated the written responses would pertain to questions regarding potential conspiring between Trump associates and Russian Federation. The letter does not mention obstruction - but sources said they believe that will likely be part of negotiations with Mueller's team. He hates the president.

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  • Science Museum will join consortium to help restore museum in Rio
Science Museum will join consortium to help restore museum in Rio

Roberto Leher, rector of the Rio de Janeiro federal university which administers the museum, said the community was "very mobilised, and very indignant". "In terms of (my) life-long research agenda, I'm pretty much lost", said Marcus Guidoti, a Brazilian entomologist, to National Geographic . "It's a sad day for all Brazilians".

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  • India signs crucial pact with U.S. on access to latest defence tech
India signs crucial pact with U.S. on access to latest defence tech

Alice Wells, the principal deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia of the US State Department, said the US is willing to work with New Delhi on projects outside India and both had partnered in third countries. Washington and New Delhi share concerns over Pakistan-based anti-Western and anti-Indian Islamist militant groups. The U...

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  • 2nd body found on Colorado River after weekend boating accident
2nd body found on Colorado River after weekend boating accident

They soon found the body of one of four missing boaters, 51-year-old Christi Lewis of California , Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said by phone. Water depth in the area is shallow in some area but can be as deep as 30 feet in other areas. Nine people were injured, with two in critical condition, authorities said.

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  • United Nations urges Putin, Erdogan to talk to avert Idlib 'bloodbath'
United Nations urges Putin, Erdogan to talk to avert Idlib 'bloodbath'

The airport has been targeted in a number of airstrikes in recent years that the government has blamed on Israel. Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami was in Damascus last week and signed a "defense and technical agreement" created to ensure the continued presence and participation of Iran in Syria's reconstruction.

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  • Donald Trump Thanks Kim Jong-un for 'Unwavering Faith'
Donald Trump Thanks Kim Jong-un for 'Unwavering Faith'

Each statement reportedly made by Mr. Kim will be parsed for clues about the future of the nuclear diplomacy. The summit could provide renewed momentum to talks over denuclearisation between North Korea and the United States, after Trump cancelled a visit to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month citing lack of progress.

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  • Protesters continue to interrupt Kavanaugh hearings
Protesters continue to interrupt Kavanaugh hearings

On one level, their desperation was understandable: A conservative majority could curtail Democrats' ability to use an activist court to put through policies they can't win democratically. Kavanaugh said it would compromise the independence of the court to signal how he would respond to cases involving Trump, who nominated him in July to replace re...

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  • India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex
India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex

Gopalan and the Naz Foundation had filed the initial petition to read down Section 377 , 17 years ago, in 2001. Guruswamy encouraged the judges to consider the effect that scrapping Section 377 would have on the lives of petitioners in their 20s.

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  • May could face leadership challenge over Brexit
May could face leadership challenge over Brexit

Mr Raab was also challenged (by former Brexit minister David Jones) on what the Prime Minister thought were acceptable concessions she might be willing to make to the Chequers deal. The Commons resumed after the summer recess, with the pace of Brexit talks in Brussels intensifying in the hope of achieving a deal this autumn. The former cabine...

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  • Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault
Shells hit Syria's Idlib as rebels brace for assault

Idlib's fate now appears likely to rest on the results of Friday's Tehran summit between the leaders of Russia , Turkey and Iran - a meeting that Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday said would make the situation "clearer".

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  • Typhoon Jebi whips up monster waves, makes landfall in Japan
Typhoon Jebi whips up monster waves, makes landfall in Japan

The centre of Jebi was about 100 km west-northwest of Sado in Niigata prefecture, central Japan, and heading north-northeast, NHK said. The bridge was damaged in the accident, leaving thousands of people trapped inside the airport's terminal - NHK estimates about 3 ,000 people are stuck, while Japan Times reports 2,650 stranded travelers...

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  • Putin, Erdogan Meeting on Sidelines of Syria Summit
Putin, Erdogan Meeting on Sidelines of Syria Summit

A United States delegation will visit Jordan , Turkey and Israel to coordinate and reassure Syria's neighbours as the government of Bashar Al Assad and its Russian and Iranian allies prepare an offensive against rebel-held Idlib. Erdogan on Friday said Turkey "needed cooperation with other countries as much as that with Europe and America". ...

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  • One Killed, Several Injured; Rescue Ops Underway
One Killed, Several Injured; Rescue Ops Underway

We are receiving information from the rescue team on ground. We want to go back as soon as possible. The chief minister will cut short her three-day visit to the hills and reach Kolkata on Wednesday. At least six people were feared to be trapped under the debris. #08:00 PM: The bridge ( Majerhat ) collapse incident in Kolkata is extremely t...

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  • Japan braces for possible strongest typhoon in 25 years
Japan braces for possible strongest typhoon in 25 years

Categorized as " very strong " based on its top wind speeds, Jebi would be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993 if it maintains its force, an agency official said at a press conference Monday. expect to cancel 52 and 38 flights respectively. Some parts of expressways are also expected to be closed. Local media warned tha...

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  • Muslim court canes Malaysian women for same-sex relationship
Muslim court canes Malaysian women for same-sex relationship

The public caning took place in the conservative state of Terengganu in the northeast of the country on Monday. This case shows a regression for human rights. She said Malaysian laws were inconsistent because civil laws prohibit corporal punishment against female prisoners. And that mercy is preferable to punishment, " opposition lawmaker Khairy ...

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  • President Trump warns Russian Federation and Iran over attack on Syrian rebel stronghold
President Trump warns Russian Federation and Iran over attack on Syrian rebel stronghold

Mohammad Javad Zarif's comments in Damascus were reported by Iran's semi-official Fars news agency and came as Syrian forces and their allies are preparing for an assault on Idlib , the last opposition stronghold in the country. Pope Francis on Sunday, September 2, warned of a "human catastrophe" in the Syria's Idlib province, the last major reb...

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  • Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase
Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase

The woman was later identified as 29-year-old Caitlyn Rodriguez , and according to authorities, she was traveling at about 100 miles per hour before she rear-ended a white pickup that had stopped at a light. A clip shared August 31 in a Public Safety Commission meeting, ends with her being removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. During ...

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  • Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms
Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms

He added: "Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time". Last month Duncan Hunter , a California representative, was charged with the misuse of campaign funds while Chris Collins of NY was indicted for insider trading.

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  • Klobuchar says Kavanaugh’s confirmation is not normal
Klobuchar says Kavanaugh’s confirmation is not normal

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. Bush administration. "What are they trying so desperately to hide?" But Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is required by state law to name another Republican to replace McCain and says he ...

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  • Myanmar reporters jailed for breaching official secrets act
Myanmar reporters jailed for breaching official secrets act

The court determined that "confidential documents" found on the two would have been useful "to enemies of the state and terrorist organisations". Rights groups decried the verdict as a sign of enduring repression in a country meant to be edging towards a more open and democratic future after nearly a half-century of army rule.

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  • Fire at Brazil National Museum engulfs 200-year-old building
Fire at Brazil National Museum engulfs 200-year-old building

The fire started on Sunday evening, after the building - a 19th-Century former royal palace - had closed for the day. A massive blaze gutted one of Brazil's oldest and most esteemed museums - with close to 20 million artifacts believed to be destroyed.

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  • Ex-president Lula da Silva barred from upcoming election
Ex-president Lula da Silva barred from upcoming election

One more was still to vote, though the majority was enough to seal da Silva's fate. His conviction was upheld by an appeals court in January. Top electoral court rules jailed former president can not run in October's election because of his graft conviction.

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  • Trump renews threat to withdraw USA from NAFTA
Trump renews threat to withdraw USA from NAFTA

Trump also threatened to scrap the deal entirely if Congress should interfere with the negotiations. The move came after Trumka said in a TV appearance that a renegotiated trade deal to replace NAFTA should include Canada - the nation's largest trading partner and the source of many auto manufacturing jobs for US firms.

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  • Suspect Killed In Deputy-Involved Shooting At Del Mar Racetrack
Suspect Killed In Deputy-Involved Shooting At Del Mar Racetrack

Video posted to Twitter appears to show a man surrounded by two deputies and holding a handgun in the air. Authorities said a man fired his gun near the race track and a deputy returned fire. Police cordon off the area at Del Mar Racetrack where shots were fired ahead of an Ice Cube concert. In a tweet , the sheriff said that deputies arrest...

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  • JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine
JD CEO's arrest steps on governance landmine

He was arrested shortly before midnight on Friday and was released just after 4pm on Saturday, according to Hennepin county sheriff's office. However, the case is still active-and Minneapolis Police Department spokesman John Elder told the Journal that Liu was "released pending formal complaint".

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  • Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody
Cafe bombing kills separatist leader in eastern Ukraine. Suspects in custody

The separatist government's revenue minister, Alexander Timofeev, was severely injured in the blast, according to Russian news agencies. The death of Alexander Zakharchenko , prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, underlined the dismal prospects for resolving the conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people.

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  • British envoy says Myanmar case hurt rule of law
British envoy says Myanmar case hurt rule of law

The Official Secrets Act, under which the two reporters have been arrested, was created in 1923 by the British colonial government when Myanmar was Burma and a province of British India. Stephen J Adler, Reuters' editor-in-chief, called the ruling a "major step backward in Myanmar's transition to democracy, can not be squared with the rule of law...

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  • PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur
PM Imran Khan formally kicks off 'Plant for Pakistan' drive in Haripur

The Pakistani premier said his country welcomes any opportunity to improve all-out relations with Iran, particularly in trade and economic sectors. "Kargil War happened after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee returned from Pakistan". The chief minister said the Punjab government was also determined to curb the menace of corruption and every penny of...

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