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World News Trump administration to threaten ICC judges with sanctions, prosecution
Author: 0 Trump administration to threaten ICC judges with sanctions, prosecution

Bolton called those claims unfounded. National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks at a Federalist Society luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel on September 10 in Washington. That's not all: "We will sanction their funds in the USA financial system, and we will prosecute them in the USA criminal system", Bolton will say, according to The Wall Street Journal .

World News Apple: China Tariffs by Trump Will Hurt Company
Author: 0 Apple: China Tariffs by Trump Will Hurt Company

Trump has set the stage for tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, which could happen any day. The United States and China have slapped retaliatory tariffs on a combined $100 billion of products since early July, with more in the pipeline, posing risks to both domestic and global economic growth.

World News French police’s attempt to arrest intruder shuts down airport runway
Author: 0 French police’s attempt to arrest intruder shuts down airport runway

An official at the local public prosecutor's office said the driver abandoned his auto and tried to flee on foot but was surrounded by officers and arrested. The airport has been closed and all flights have been successfully grounded, according to reports. A witness told BFMTV they heard a "loud thud" after the auto went into the automatic door at the terminal.

World News Trump threatens to 'write the real book' on his presidency
Author: 0 Trump threatens to 'write the real book' on his presidency

According to a report by CNN , the commander-in-chief is reportedly unhappy with his communications department because he believes they haven't handled the book well. was preparing to attack, according to CBS. Yet the tweet wasn't sent because a back channel message from North Korea warned that the country would see such a pullout as a sign the United States was going to attack.

World News New York Times, overwhelmed after anonymous op-ed, increases security for newsroom
Author: 0 New York Times, overwhelmed after anonymous op-ed, increases security for newsroom

One of President Trump's fiercest critics on daytime television - Whoopi Goldberg of ABC's "The View" - told her audience this week that he's been turned into a "victim" by The New York Times' anonymous hit-piece. Trump is reportedly obsessed with finding out who wrote the scathing piece, which criticized the American president's leadership style for being "impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective" while calling his policy decisions "half-baked, ill-informed and occasionally ...

Author: 0 Asian markets sink on fresh trade fears after Trump remarks

Trump, speaking on Friday aboard Air Force One, said the administration had tariffs planned for an additional $267 billion (roughly Rs. 19.3 billion) worth of Chinese goods. Then, after Trump started threatening his new tariffs against China, Ford decided in August that it wouldn't sell the Focus Active in the USA after all.

World News Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

By 11 p.m. Sunday, Florence was moving across the Atlantic Ocean at about 7 miles per hour, and it was almost a Category 2 hurricane, with peak winds of 90 miles per hour. "All indications are that Florence will be an extremely unsafe Category 4 hurricane while it moves over the western Atlantic toward the southeastern United States", the hurricane center said.

World News Obama steps into midterm battle with Illinois speech
Author: 0 Obama steps into midterm battle with Illinois speech

But Democrats saw the president's return to the trail in another way. Obama revealed that the second visit ended prematurely when he was escorted out of Disneyland for smoking a cigarette. "Their base can go have a rally but it gets my base more motivated", Fred Whitaker, chairman of the Orange County, Calif., Republican Party, told ABC.

World News Sweden election sees gains for far-right, anti-immigrant party
Author: 0 Sweden election sees gains for far-right, anti-immigrant party

Reuters reported that right-leaning parties won gains compared to previous elections in the traditionally liberal country, thanks in large part to fears over immigration. and not letting the Sweden Democrats , an extremist party, a racist party, get any influence in the government". The record levels of asylum seekers in 2015 magnified worries about a welfare system that many voters already believe is in crisis, even though refugee numbers have fallen sharply since then.

World News 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected
Author: 0 7 injured in Paris knife attack; terrorism not suspected

An overnight police press officer said the attack took place near a cinema in the 19th district of central Paris late Sunday. It was not immediately clear if the attacker was among one of the injured. Evidence is shown on the street in downtown Paris where seven people were wounded in a knife attack on September 10, 2018. A police investigation has been launched for attempted murder, according to a judicial source.

World News Three protesters dead during violent unrest in Iraq's Basra
Author: 0 Three protesters dead during violent unrest in Iraq's Basra

According to witnesses in the area, an angry mob stormed the consulate on Friday evening before setting the building alight. They also set fire to the city's provincial government headquarters, blocked the entrance to the country's main port of Umm Qasr and set up roadblocks on the highway from Basra to Baghdad, port officials said.

World News Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote
Author: 0 Far-right tipped to win big as Swedes vote

The center-right Moderates have become especially tough on immigration, echoing numerous positions of the Sweden Democrats . Sounding sombre and firm, Lofven told his supporters the election presented "a situation that all responsible parties must deal with", adding that "a party with roots in Nazism" would "never ever offer anything responsible, but hatred".

World News Pence Says Media Create 'Parallel Universe' on Trump White House
Author: 0 Pence Says Media Create 'Parallel Universe' on Trump White House

The vice president declined to speculate on whether someone had purposely inserted the word "lodestar" into the New York Times op-ed to set him up, telling Wallace simply, "I wouldn't know". But he declined to say whether he believes all top officials should be made to do the same, saying it was a decision for Trump to make. "Does the so-called "Senior Administration Official" really exist, or is it just the Failing New York Times with another phony source?" He cited national security ...

World News Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed
Author: 0 Trump officials race to deny authorship of NY Times op-ed

Mattis a day earlier had issued a statement denying his remarks in Woodward's book. The individual who wrote the op-ed, while described as a senior official, has not been identified. Members of President Donald Trump's cabinet denied that they are the source of an anonymous op-ed in the New York Times that says there's a secret "resistance" in the White House plotting to derail numerous president's actions.

World News Judge Kavanaugh Faces Third Day Of Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
Author: 0 Judge Kavanaugh Faces Third Day Of Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was being questioned Thursday for a second day on Capitol Hill. "I have to follow what the nominees who have sat in this seat before me have done", Kavanaugh replied. Graham seemed to be confident that Kavanaugh would be approved. One lesser-noted part of Kavanaugh's testimony this week pertained to his thoughts about the role of government regulations and the power of administrative agencies.

World News Dead, 4 Wounded in Shooting at Alabama McDonald's
Author: 0 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shooting at Alabama McDonald's

A 20-year-old man from Tuskegee, 20 miles southwest of Auburn, was found dead at the scene, having suffered apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Authorities report that a 20-year-old male from Tukegee, AL was discovered deceased. There was an an altercation just before "an exchange of gunfire", the release states, adding that investigators do not believe it was a random shooting.

World News Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russia probe
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign aide jailed in Russia probe

Papadopoulos is the first former campaign aide to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. He then pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the his contacts with Joseph Mifsud, a London-based professor with connections to high-ranking Russian officials, who told him in late April 2016 that Russians had "dirt" on Hillary Clinton .

World News Protesters in Basra storm Iranian consulate as deadly demonstrations rage
Author: 0 Protesters in Basra storm Iranian consulate as deadly demonstrations rage

Sadr, whose supporters held protests inside the Green Zone in 2016 to condemn corruption among Iraqi officials, called for "demonstrations of peaceful anger" in Basra after the main weekly Muslim prayers on Friday. The fire spread across Basra's massive government complex, with witnesses saying it tore through offices housing state TV channel Iraqiya. Smaller protests in solidarity with Basra took place in several other cities including Karbala and Baghdad .

Author: 0 U.S. Launches ‘Defeat-ISIS’ War Drills in Syria

The captured said they belong to "the Lions of the East Army" numbering about 500 people near the US-led global coalition's al-Tanf military base. The war drills involved aerial assaults, including a "live fire rehearsal before departing the 55-kilometer de-confliction zone around the Coalition's At Tanf Garrison", according to U.S.

World News [Breaking] Large military parade marks NK founding day: intelligence officials
Author: 0 [Breaking] Large military parade marks NK founding day: intelligence officials

With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea has staged a military parade focused on peace and economic development, filled with coloured balloons and flowers to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's founding. But that has lessened this year, underlining Kim's stated aim for denuclearizing the Korean peninsula and his recent meetings with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and summits with U.S.

World News Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article
Author: 0 Trump calls on Sessions to uncover critic behind article

In a paragraph praising the late Arizona Sen. The president told associates that Attorney General Jeff Sessions "is mentally retarded" and called him a "dumb Southerner", according to Woodward . Trump, appearing at an unrelated event Wednesday at the White House , lashed out at the Times for publishing the op-ed. "Again and again, Woodward recounts at length how Trump's national security team was shaken by his lack of curiosity and knowledge about world affairs and his contempt for ...

Author: 0 Trump Demands NYT Turn Over Anonymous White House Critic

The president also tweeted Thursday, "Does the so-called "Senior Administration Official" really exist, or is it just the Failing New York Times with another phony source?" In response, Donald Trump has called the writer " gutless " and demanded the newspaper "turn him or her over to government at once!" Others quickly followed suit to distance themselves from the Times op-ed, which claims there is an effort by a group of conservative administration insiders who are working ...

World News Florence Expected To Become Hurricane Before U.S. Landfall
Author: 0 Florence Expected To Become Hurricane Before U.S. Landfall

At this point, its exact landfall location is very hard to determine as Florence will eventually make a NW and then north turn. The storm's center will approach the U.S. Cooper said. "During harvest, time is of the essence". "Action today can avoid losses due to Florence", he said. The governor of SC has followed North Carolina in declaring a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Florence becomes a "better organized" weather system that's expected to strengthen to a hurricane on ...

World News Paraguay president calls Israel's embassy move 'exaggerated'
Author: 0 Paraguay president calls Israel's embassy move 'exaggerated'

Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay , the South American country said on September 7, a day after President Mario Abdo reversed the previous administration's decision to move its diplomatic mission in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, Reuters reported.

World News Indian Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality in landmark verdict
Author: 0 Indian Supreme Court decriminalises homosexuality in landmark verdict

However, during the July hearings this year on petitions challenging Section 377 , Justice Nariman said : "We don't wait for majoritarian governments to repeal laws". "We are not just empowering them whose rights we recognised". "The LGBT community possess equal rights under the Constitution", said the CJI. "Sustenance of one's identity is a filament of life, someone's sexuality can not be criminalised in a free society".

World News Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal
Author: 0 Second economist resigns from Pakistan's advisory council over Ahmadi colleague's removal

Last week, when PTI's Information minister Fawad Chaudhry reaffirmed his party's support of Atif Mian's appointment to EAC, it symbolised a lot of things. Nadeem Paracha, a columnist for Daily Dawn, tweeted that the government had succumbed to bigotry. Khan, meanwhile, caused concern with his full-throated defense of Pakistan's blasphemy laws during his campaign, with fears he was mainstreaming extremist thought which could deepen sectarian divides, empower radical groups, and even provoke ...

World News Killed, 31 Missing and Dozens Injured in Hokkaido Earthquake
Author: 0 Killed, 31 Missing and Dozens Injured in Hokkaido Earthquake

Tourists could not return to Taiwan from Hokkaido yesterday because operations at the airport had been shut down, the bureau said, adding that the power supply was cut in many places in Hokkaido because of the quake. It said that some 25,000 personnel from the Japanese Self-Defense Forces will be dispatched to the quake-stricken areas for rescue and relief operations at the request of the governor of Hokkaido.

World News Netanyahu orders Israeli embassy in Paraguay to close
Author: 0 Netanyahu orders Israeli embassy in Paraguay to close

His move was followed by Guatemala while the Czech Republic made a decision to reopen its honorary consulate in Jerusalem as President Milos Zeman voiced his wish to also move its embassy from Tel Aviv. On Dec. 6 , the White House issued a statement declaring that "it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel". Not to be outdone, Paraguay announced on May 21 that it would be moving its embassy to Jerusalem .