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Donald Trump administration set to announce Indo-Pacific trade initiatives Donald Trump administration set to announce Indo-Pacific trade initiatives
- August 02, 2018

Pompeo talked about the Trump administration's strategy for advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific, and why U.S. business engagement is at the centre of it-it's a staple of Washington's mission to promote peace, stability, and prosperity. (more...)
Zimbabwe election: worldwide calls for restraint Zimbabwe election: worldwide calls for restraint
- August 02, 2018

Opposition supporters gesture outside the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission offices in Harare, Zimbabwe on August 1. The MDC opposition alliance insist their candidate, Nelson Chamisa , beat the incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa . Unreasonably inflated figures from so called ZANU-PF strongholds are worrying against the backdrop that in 21% of polling stations mostly in those areas results were not posted as required by the law. (more...)
Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort Trial set to begin for ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort
- August 02, 2018

In one case, Manafort even purchased a $15,000 jacket "made from an ostrich". Paul Manafort orchestrated a multi-million-dollar conspiracy to evade U.S. Or will special counsel Robert Mueller be handed a defeat in his team's first trial since his appointment more than a year ago? Prosecutors say Manafort made $60 million from his work. (more...)
Photos show NK building new ICBM near Pyongyang Photos show NK building new ICBM near Pyongyang
- August 02, 2018

A special ceremony was held at Osan Airbase in South Korea to mark the return. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with his ASEAN counterparts in Singapore this week, promoting the Trump administration's vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific, but concerns about North Korea may dominate the agenda. (more...)
United States release of 3D-printed gun software blocked United States release of 3D-printed gun software blocked
- August 02, 2018

Previously, Attorneys General in eight Democrat-ruled USA states sued the Donald Trump administration over a June settlement with Defense Distributed . "And we believe strongly that downloadable firearms will undermine those laws, enabling anyone to print their own AR-15 or handgun with commercially available 3D printing technology". (more...)
Satellite Images Suggest North Korea Is Up To Something Once Again Satellite Images Suggest North Korea Is Up To Something Once Again
- August 02, 2018

Another ceremony was conducted to send them on their way to Hawaii on Wednesday, with bugles playing taps, as well as the Last Post , a call used at funerals by British and Commonwealth militaries, and a South Korean bugle call. "Thank you to Kim Jong Un ". Pyongyang has said it has the remains of about 200 people believed to be US troops who died in the Korean War. China has so far avoided publicly conflating the disputes over trade and North Korea. (more...)
Facebook identifies political influence campaign ahead of US midterms Facebook identifies political influence campaign ahead of US midterms
- August 02, 2018

But after Facebook's announcement, the White House stressed Trump opposed all efforts at election interference. The names Facebook said were given to some of the deleted pages paralleled those of 2016 groups allegedly established by Russian agents to manipulate American voters with particular ethnic, cultural, or political identities. (more...)
Aeromexico says crashed plane well-maintained Aeromexico says crashed plane well-maintained
- August 01, 2018

Photo by the Civil Protection State Coordination shows emergency personnel at the site where an Aeromexico plane crashed, in Durango, Mexico, 31 July 2018. An Aeromexico jetliner crashed while taking off during a severe storm, smacking down in a field almost intact then catching fire, and officials said it appeared everyone on board escaped the flames. (more...)
Canadian driver fired for purposely splashing pedestrians using company vehicle Canadian driver fired for purposely splashing pedestrians using company vehicle
- August 01, 2018

According to the Ottawa Sun newspaper, the driver will not face any criminal charges , with police considering the driver's sacking being punishment enough. The company has not identified the driver responsible. Contracting company Black & McDonald say that the individual concerned is "no longer employed" with them after a video of their anti-social behaviour went viral, Canadian broadcaster CBC reports . (more...)
Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over immigration Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over immigration
- August 01, 2018

When asked about conditions in family detention centres, he said , "I think the best way to describe them is more like a summer camp", adding that the facilities include soccer fields, an abundance of food and water, and medical care. No. 2 Senate Democrat Richard Durbin of IL said he wanted Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign, saying the policy shows "the extremes this administration will go to to punish families fleeing" frightful conditions, adding, "Someone in this ... (more...)
Trump offers to meet with Iranian President Rouhani, without preconditions Trump offers to meet with Iranian President Rouhani, without preconditions
- August 01, 2018

If they want to meet, I'll meet", Trump said at a White House news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte . " Respecting the Iranian nation's rights, reducing hostilities and returning to the nuclear deal are steps that can be taken to pave the bumpy road of talks between Iran and America ", said Hamid Aboutalebi , an advisor to Iranian president Hassan Rouhani . (more...)
Trump at rally makes false claim on photo IDs for groceries
- August 01, 2018

He talks about Trump's pro-Israel policies and says Florida can't go back to the days of Charlie Crist where the "good old boys run the show". President Donald Trump is diving deep into Florida's Republican politics, joining his preferred candidate for governor in a competitive primary. (more...)
All 101 passengers survive Mexico plane crash All 101 passengers survive Mexico plane crash
- August 01, 2018

Among the passengers was Chicago-born priest Esequiel Sanchez of the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, according to a statement by the Archdiocese of Chicago. "Fortunately we have now found all 103 - now we know where each one is - this gives us a lot of tranquility", Aispuro said. The plane went down after the runway ended, Aispuro Torres said. (more...)
How some states are fighting to stop 'undetectable' 3D-printed guns How some states are fighting to stop 'undetectable' 3D-printed guns
- August 01, 2018

Blackman told The Post the company also blocked access for IP addresses from foreign nations, including Iran, Cuba, Lebanon, North Korea, Sudan and the Syrian Arab Republic, among others, since the files were posted on Friday. Kenneth Schwartz reported this story for VOA News. "It is deeply concerning that anyone could have the ability to create untraceable and potentially undetectable deadly weapons", Washington Gov. (more...)
Trump says Koch brothers are 'a total joke' in GOP Trump says Koch brothers are 'a total joke' in GOP
- August 01, 2018

But the president ratcheted up the tension in a pair of tweets that labeled the brothers "globalists" who oppose strong borders and "Powerful Trade". The Koch network campaigned heavily for passage of tax cuts that Trump signed into law past year and praised his judicial picks. The same group has announced this weekend they will not support Cramer. (more...)
India's 5th President, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed's kin excluded from Assam NRC India's 5th President, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed's kin excluded from Assam NRC
- August 01, 2018

The first draft was released at the beginning of the year. Legal assistance must be extended to those not included on the list and no person must be harassed, he said. Former Supreme Court judge, Justice Markandey Katju, has warned that the consequences to exclude 40 lakh residents of Assam by declaring them illegal immigrants will be risky. (more...)
Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence
- August 01, 2018

It is the first trial arising from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 USA presidential election. Manafort faces 18 criminal counts, which centre on allegations he hid much of the $60 million USA he earned in Ukraine in undisclosed overseas bank accounts and failed to pay taxes on the money. (more...)
Trump ready to meet Iran's president with 'no preconditions'
- July 31, 2018

In a tweet responding to Trump's offer , an adviser to President Rouhani later said Iran would be open for talks only if the US "return [s] to the nuclear deal " and respects "the Iranian nation's rights", per a BBC translation . It marked a significant departure from the threats he exchanged with Tehran last week and was swiftly dismissed by Mike Pompeo , the secretary of state. (more...)
North Korea 'making new missiles' despite U.S. pledge
- July 31, 2018

However, a United States official told news agency Reuters that a liquid-fuelled ICBM didn't "pose almost the threat that a solid-fuelled one would because they take so long to fuel". Since the trailer was covered, it was not possible to know what, if anything, it was carrying. "This is a facility where they build ICBMs and space-launch vehicles". (more...)
Carr fire: California blaze kills children and great-grandmother Carr fire: California blaze kills children and great-grandmother
- July 31, 2018

Seventeen people are missing as a monster wildfire in the USA spread after killing two firefighters, destroying hundreds of buildings and sending tens of thousands of frantic residents fleeing from their northern California homes. "We got frightful news". The fire was only 29 percent contained. But when they returned Friday, virtually nothing was left of their home but fine particles of ash. (more...)
Giuliani says he doesn't know if Trump would pardon Cohen Giuliani says he doesn't know if Trump would pardon Cohen
- July 31, 2018

Giuliani said that the only crime present regarding the Russians is hacking, and it'd be "ridiculous" to think that Trump was involved. "Is Robert Mueller ever going to release his conflicts of interest with respect to President Trump , including the fact that we had a very nasty & contentious business relationship", Trump said in a tweet on Sunday, one of many in an active day on Twitter complaining about the investigation, press coverage, and immigration. (more...)
No charges after US police kill man who yelled 'don't shoot' No charges after US police kill man who yelled 'don't shoot'
- July 31, 2018

Freeman made his announcement after he was shouted down by community members at a news conference. They argue Blevins was no threat to anybody and was just sitting with a woman and his child. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension recovered a shell casing from Blevins' gun near his body. An officer also called for an ambulance for Belvins. (more...)
Baby Shark Stolen From San Antonio Aquarium Returned Baby Shark Stolen From San Antonio Aquarium Returned
- July 31, 2018

Then they put the bucket in a baby stroller and rolled it away from the scene of the crime on Saturday afternoon, according to Salvaggio. "After grabbing the shark they entered into one of our filter rooms where they poured the bucket of bleach solution that employees used for the disinfection of tools into our cold water exhibit filtration system, causing harm to other wildlife", the aquarium explained. (more...)
Mueller says Manafort earned more than $60M as consultant in Ukraine Mueller says Manafort earned more than $60M as consultant in Ukraine
- July 31, 2018

Prosecutors plan to produce almost three dozen witnesses during the trial, including Manafort's former associate Richard Gates, who is cooperating with the government after pleading guilty to lesser charges in February. Investigators have since looked into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. But Manafort doesn't appear to have "valuable enough information to make these charges go away altogether", Griffin said. (more...)
Dem dam broken: Kavanaugh meets with swing-vote West Virginia Sen. Manchin Dem dam broken: Kavanaugh meets with swing-vote West Virginia Sen. Manchin
- July 31, 2018

Paul had previously expressed reservations about giving Kavanaugh the thumbs up, citing opinions the judge had written that supported the data collection of Americans' phone records following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh glances at reporters during a meeting with Sen. The senator has also asked his constituents to send him questions for the meeting. (more...)

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