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World News Trump marks Kelly's one-year mark as departure rumors swirl
Author: 0 Trump marks Kelly's one-year mark as departure rumors swirl

Kelly's tenure was marred by his handling of the domestic abuse allegations against staff secretary Rob Porter, who resigned in February. Kelly has been an influential force in the White House . But in recent weeks Trump signaled a willingness to retain Kelly in the job, believing that he could simply overrule the chief of staff with little cost.

Author: 0 Trump urges attorney general to end Mueller probe ‘right now’

Manafort's trial is the first arising from Mueller's investigation into potential ties between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation. But Sherman reports that Trump was serious about the apparent command and that he's considering firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Mueller probe due to Sessions' recusal.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Blames Family Separation At Border On Parents

Ivanka Trump , White House adviser and daughter of President Trump , speaks during an Axios360 News Shapers event Thursday at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. But she went on to bash the media for what she described as putting lives in danger by reporting on classified intelligence. At some point, I will likely return to the private sector, but I don't have a timetable, and that's - that was the reason I took the decision that I did last week because it was unfair.

Author: 0 Catholic Church changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

The change addresses several lines of the catechism , the compendium of Catholic teaching, but it sharply amplifies the church's opposition against one of the world's most debated policy practices. "These teachings, in fact, can be explained in the light of the primary responsibility of the public authority to protect the common good in a social context in which the penal sanctions were understood differently", Pope Francis explained in his letter, "and had developed in an environment in ...

World News Aeromexico crash captured by passenger inside aircraft
Author: 0 Aeromexico crash captured by passenger inside aircraft

The pilot was the most severely hurt but was in a stable condition. "It's so fast, terrifying to see all the people screaming", added Mr Corral, who was one of four people who helped the plane's badly injured pilot escape the blaze. Two passengers were injured critically, Fernando Rios, a spokesperson for Durango's State Coordination of Civil Protection said on Mexican television.

World News World’s Largest King Penguin Colony has Declined by 90%
Author: 0 World’s Largest King Penguin Colony has Declined by 90%

Massive decline of the world's largest king penguin colony at Ile aux Cochons, Crozet . In other words, competition between individuals increases as the population grows, thereby lowing the growth of the members of the king penguin colony. Another possible culprit is avian cholera, which has affected seabirds on nearby Marion and Amsterdam Islands, including some king penguins. But until Weimerskirch and other researchers return to Pig Island - hopefully, he said , in early 2019 - they ...

World News Woman shares footage of assault by street harasser at Paris cafe
Author: 0 Woman shares footage of assault by street harasser at Paris cafe

Laguerre flips the bird as the man walks away. "It wasn't the first time - that day, that week, or that month, It had been building up". So I dropped a "shut up". People sitting in the cafe looked on shocked. The attacker was risky. Prosecutors in Paris have confirmed they are looking into the attack. Laguerre's Facebook page filled up with supportive comments, in French and in English, congratulating her for standing up to her attacker.

World News ‘Collusion Is Not a Crime’
Author: 0 ‘Collusion Is Not a Crime’

Trump echoed comments by one of his lawyers, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , about collusion not specifically being an offense in the US legal code. "He didn't pay for the hacking". If anyone on the @realDonaldTrump campaign took even one overt act in furtherance of the Russian hacking attack on American elections in 2016, that would constitute a conspiracy and a felony.

Author: 0 United States welcomes home possible 'forgotten war' remains

Trump alluded to the letter in a late-night tweet thanking Kim for the return of remains of dozens of United States soldiers killed during the Korean war, which arrived in Hawaii on Wednesday. North Korea may want to use the remains' return to keep diplomacy with the United States alive and win a reciprocal USA concession. But he declined to comment on intelligence about any other North Korean research activities when speaking to reporters on Wednesday.

World News Pope puts cardinal on church trial amidst sex abuse allegations
Author: 0 Pope puts cardinal on church trial amidst sex abuse allegations

Last month, American Church officials said allegations that he sexually abused a 16-year-old boy nearly 50 years ago were credible and substantiated. "We see in the scandalous crimes and sins alleged to have been committed by now former Cardinal McCarrick, the violation of trust and the grave damage caused to the lives and health of his purported victims", he continued.

World News Swedish crown jewels stolen in broad-daylight heist
Author: 0 Swedish crown jewels stolen in broad-daylight heist

The two vanished after the noon heist into a vast patchwork of lakes around Strangnas, 60 km from Stockholm . The thieves have not yet been captured. The cathedral was closed Wednesday, and a grassy area by the jetty was cordoned off as police inspected the ground for clues. The robbers snatched the valuables after smashing a glass case that held the funeral regalia of King Karl IX and his wife Queen Kristina .

World News Brown On Wildfires Outbreak: ‘We Are In For A Rough Ride’
Author: 0 Brown On Wildfires Outbreak: ‘We Are In For A Rough Ride’

Twin fires also burned in Mendocino and Lake counties, affecting 14 homes and threatened 12,000 more. "We had a lot of equipment on it last night", Gonzalez said. The more serious predictions of (global) warming and fires to occur later in the century - 2040 or 2050 - they are now occurring in real time. The Carr Fire burns along Highway 299 in Redding, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

World News Bishop Wilson resigns two months after guilty verdict
Author: 0 Bishop Wilson resigns two months after guilty verdict

He hailed Wilson's advocacy for victims in recent years but acknowledged that his refusal to resign after his conviction had reignited memories of the pain the church had inflicted on victims of abuse. "Philip Edward Wilson", the Vatican said in a statement. Prosecutors, however, uncovered reports of at least four more victims abused by Munoz that were documented by the Santiago archdiocese, including some of his young relatives.

World News Video of tourists killed in Tajikistan shows 'deliberate attack'
Author: 0 Video of tourists killed in Tajikistan shows 'deliberate attack'

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. "We condemn all terrorist acts all over the world, including the recent attack on foreign tourists in Tajikistan ". The young men featured in an IS-linked video resembled the individuals that Tajik authorities identified as attack suspects who were later killed by police.

World News Tommy Robinson Released On Bail
Author: 0 Tommy Robinson Released On Bail

Robinson's Facebook broadcast was judged to have potentially jeopardised the proceedings at Leeds Crown Court, by identifying jurors or the defendants' presumption of innocence, and was viewed more than 250,000 times. The far-right activist was released on bail after winning his challenge against a 13-month jail sentence. Contempt of court law exists to ensure the fairness and integrity of criminal trials.

World News Rodrigo Duterte's 68-Car Smashup Includes Lamborghinis, Porsches
Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte's 68-Car Smashup Includes Lamborghinis, Porsches

The cars are reportedly part of the second batch to be officially destroyed in recent times. Over $5.5 million worth of cars and motorcycles were destroyed at the customs yard in Port Irene under the watchful eye of President Duterte as heavy construction equipment was driven over them.

World News Facebook uncovers yet another fake news campaign
Author: 0 Facebook uncovers yet another fake news campaign

The company has been unable to tie the accounts to Russian Federation, who U.S. officials say used the platform to spread disinformation ahead of the 2016 USA presidential election. Gleicher said the creators of these inauthentic accounts went to great lengths to disguise their identities, employing virtual public networks and internet phone services.

World News Ford government announces social assistance overhaul
Author: 0 Ford government announces social assistance overhaul

A source involved in the pilot, however, said it had not been active long enough to generate the data required to gauge its success. Instead of traditional welfare benefits, around 4,000 randomly selected low-income or jobless residents would be provided with yearly stipends of CA$16,989 per person (or CA$24,027 per couple).

Author: 0 Trump calls Manafort prosecution 'a hoax,' says Sessions should stop Mueller investigation

He added: "There are two things specifically that are worrying Donald Trump at the moment". "He's loathed Jeff Sessions ever since he recused himself from the whole issue of Russian Federation meddling". Senator Susan Collins said it "was entirely inappropriate and intemperate" for Trump to make such a request of Sessions. The special counsel is also scrutinising whether there were any attempts by the president to obstruct justice.

World News Powerful bomb in van kills at least 11 in south Philippines
Author: 0 Powerful bomb in van kills at least 11 in south Philippines

Tuesday. Vehicle bombings are extremely rare in the Philippines, despite decades of separatist and Islamist violence that have destabilized the Mindanao region and lured foreign extremists. Arevalo said authorities will not stop tracking down and neutralizing terrorists headed by Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) leader Furuji Indama, who is believed to have been involved in the attack.

World News Seattle judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns
Author: 0 Seattle judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

He said people are sending him new designs. Advocates for gun control have argued that 3D-printed guns could also pose security challenges as they pass through airport X-ray machines. Such guns also are known as "ghost guns" because they are not traceable. The situation began back in 2013 when gunmaker Cody Wilson , owner of Defense Distributed, uploaded the blueprints for the world's first working 3D-printed pistol, the "Liberator", to his website.

World News Trump calls on Sessions to stop Mueller’s Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump calls on Sessions to stop Mueller’s Russian Federation probe

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. Subsequently, Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to spearhead the probe. Trump has repeatedly pressured Sessions to end the investigation into Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 election and tried to smear Mueller and his team of investigators.

World News Zimbabwe election rocked by claims of Chamisa ‘assassination plot’
Author: 0 Zimbabwe election rocked by claims of Chamisa ‘assassination plot’

Robert Mugabe's old party Zanu PF have claimed victory in the first election held in Zimbabwe since the former dictator was pushed out of office a year ago. Dozens of opposition supporters gathered Tuesday evening at their headquarters in the capital, Harare, celebrating in the belief that they had won the presidential election based on results they said they collected from agents in the field.

Author: 0 CNN’s Jim Acosta Faces Taunts from Trump Supporters at Tampa Rally

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak noted via Twitter that the First Amendment is not undermined via public ridicule of news media figures. "We're done", yelled one White House official. 'Mr. President, since you attacked CNN , can I ask you a question?' he boomed, loud enough for microphones 10 yards away to pick up.

World News North Korea may be working on new intercontinental missiles
Author: 0 North Korea may be working on new intercontinental missiles

A special ceremony was held at Osan Airbase in South Korea to mark the return. Trump last week thanked Kim for keeping the promise he made as part of their talks about North Korea's denuclearisation. They cited unnamed U.S. officials who said spy satellites had spotted activity. It's not clear that North Korea has moved on to a new era of being extra deceptive ...