• Scaramucci memo reveals his plan to 'professionalize' press office before firing
Scaramucci memo reveals his plan to 'professionalize' press office before firing

Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown, who is now the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, said in late July he introduced Scaramucci to President Trump , referring to the former as a "dear friend". Scaramucci , who left his White House post on Monday after only 11 days on the job, is a 1989 graduate of the law school. Scaramucci h...

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  • United Nations backs tough new economic sanctions on North Korea
United Nations backs tough new economic sanctions on North Korea

The resolution will prohibit countries starting new joint ventures with the North and any fresh investment in current joint ventures. The Republic of China pays close attentions to affairs on the Korean Peninsula, Wang said . Despite eventually backing the resolution, China and Russian Federation had resisted the U.S. clampdown - arguing dia...

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  • Tourists detained in Berlin for Nazi salute
Tourists detained in Berlin for Nazi salute

The Reichstag building, seat of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag, is seen on June 7, 2016 in Berlin . The two men aged 36 and 49, were spotted posing in the Nazi-era salutes and taking pictures of each other on their mobile phones.

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  • Rosenstein: We're After the Leakers, Not the Journalists
Rosenstein: We're After the Leakers, Not the Journalists

The ongoing probe of Russian interference in the US election and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump is not a "fishing expedition", the Justice Department official who launched it said Sunday. "There might be a circumstance where they do. I haven't seen any of those to date, but I wouldn't rule it out". "Our goal is to preven...

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  • ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns
ASEAN Foreign Ministers tackle key regional, global concerns

Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) failed to release a joint statement as scheduled Saturday evening, and tense follow-up negotiations the next morning could still not end the standoff, two diplomats involved in the talks said.

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  • North Korea Shrugs Off Sanctions Despite China's Push to End Missile Tests
North Korea Shrugs Off Sanctions Despite China's Push to End Missile Tests

State Department's acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, previously told reporters. The penalties enacted are aimed at reducing a billion dollars a year North Korean revenues by exporting coal, iron, lead and shellfish.

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  • Video Shows Bear Mauling Man Near Thai Temple
Video Shows Bear Mauling Man Near Thai Temple

But he angered the bear who stood on its hind legs and dragged him into the enclosure, knocking him unconscious before tearing off his flesh with its teeth. Monks at the temple also look after around two dozen wild boars, and appeal to the public for donations to help feed them. Emergency services arrived shortly after and the victim was taken to t...

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  • Terror attack at military base in Valencia averted: Venezuela Govt.
Terror attack at military base in Valencia averted: Venezuela Govt.

The South American has for months been in the throes of a political crisis with protests that have left more than 100 dead, almost 2,000 wounded and over 500 detained. "If they're doing this to the chief prosecutor, imagine the helpless state all Venezuelans live in". The vote was held after the Supreme Court notified the Constituent Assembly tha...

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  • President, Vice President greet people on Raksha Bandhan
President, Vice President greet people on Raksha Bandhan

Meanwhile, the brother will give his sister a token gift and a promise to protect her. Giving presents is not mandatory on Rakhi, the main aim of the festival is to strengthen the bond between the brother and sister. Sisters tie a rakhi around the brother's wrist for his wellness and pray for his safety. The preparations for Raksha Bandhan in eac...

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  • Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather
Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather

High: 97. Wind: S 10-20 miles per hour. The main threats from the storms will be brief heavy rain, small hail, and frequent lightning and wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. Storm chances continue each day through Saturday . Thursday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. An Air Pollution Watch for ozone will again b...

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  • 43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa
43 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria's Raqqa

About 2,000 Daesh extremist group militants are estimated to remain in the Syrian city of Raqqa, fighting for their survival in the face of an offensive by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a senior United States official said on Friday.

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  • Syria Army Takes Last ISIL-held Town in Homs
Syria Army Takes Last ISIL-held Town in Homs

The war monitor says the regime forces are now targetting areas in Damascus and the outskirts of Eastern Ghouta, with more than 190 missiles and tens of shells fired within the last 72 hours. The Army had surrounded al-Sukhna from three sides, according to Syrian state news agency Sana . The Syrian Observatory said since the Eastern Ghouta truce...

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  • Pence says he is not considering 2020 presidential run
Pence says he is not considering 2020 presidential run

Pence is said to have created a political fund-raising committee, the Great America Committee . "The president took on a new tack speaking the other night" at a rally in West Virginia, she said. It also said the OH governor, John Kasich , a relative moderate who opposed Trump in the 2016 Republican presidential race, had visited the early vo...

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  • Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar'
Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar'

An anonymous French security source told the agency that the assailant claimed he was encouraged to try and attack a soldier by an Isis member he had recently been in contact with. The intruder was wearing a Paris Saint-Germain soccer shirt. Although a French national, the man was born in Mauritania, an African Arab nation, in 1998.

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  • India's first innings win in Sri Lanka captures eighth consecutive series
India's first innings win in Sri Lanka captures eighth consecutive series

Anyway, here are Upul Tharanga and Dimuth Karunaratne with a 439-run deficit to deal with At Lunch , India claim a 439-run first-innings lead 12:30 pm: Pradeep walks in with an injured hamstring and gets bowled for a duck by Ashwin 11:59 am: Sri Lanka falls apart.

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  • Body found after boat sinks in the English Channel
Body found after boat sinks in the English Channel

The RNLI is carrying out searches between Worthing pier and Brighton while Coastguard search and rescue helicopters and rescue teams from Shoreham and Littlehampton are also taking part. He has been taken to hospital. Sussex Police say the boat is believed to have left Brighton Marina around midnight with four people on board. The callout came ...

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  • 12 killed in Lone wolf attack at Catholic church in Nigeria
12 killed in Lone wolf attack at Catholic church in Nigeria

He, however, said that the briefing received from the police revealed that two sons of Ozubulu - who are known drug barons in South Africa - were the prime suspects in the matter having dragged down their drug war to the state. A gunman opened fire on worshippers at the church, killing at least eight people. Following a distress call, men of the...

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  • Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem
Israeli minister asks for closure of Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem

We will act like Saudi Arabia, Egypt , Jordan, Bahrain and more, which expelled the inciting channel from their countries. The minister accused the network of "supporting terrorism", Reuters reported. The defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has likened the broadcaster's coverage to "Nazi Germany-style" propaganda. Nitzan Chen, director of t...

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  • Telangana wants drinking water, other schemes out of GST ambit
Telangana wants drinking water, other schemes out of GST ambit

Even as the Goods and Services Tax hailed as a positive impact on the country's economy, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said it will impact government schemes. "By implementing the GST on the projects that started before July 1, the loss will be to the tune of Rs. 19,000 crore". KCR felt that by levying GST on all on-going ...

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  • White House sets 'aggressive schedule' for tax reform
White House sets 'aggressive schedule' for tax reform

It should be noted that Democrats have been in the majority and had ample opportunity to do what the president wants Republicans to do. Last week, Trump tweeted that if the Senate didn't approve health care legislation, "BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies" would end "very soon!" But it's unclear a bipartisan deal can be reach, and Republicans a...

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