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World News House Democrats Probe Use of Taxpayer Money at Trump Hotels
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) wrote a letter to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and Secret Service Director James Murray Thursday requesting more information about the president's "apparent promotion and solicitation of foreign and USA government business at Trump Organization or affiliated properties".

World News Mugabe's body believed to be leaving Singapore for Zimbabwe
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On arrival in Zimbabwe, Mugabe's body is expected to be taken to One Commando army barracks, although the family is said to be intensely opposed. His health deteriorated after he was toppled by the military and former loyalists in November 2017, ending an increasingly tyrannical rule that sent the economy into ruin.

World News Farmers affected by mental health issues urged to seek help
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Ms Murray said Australia needs to be better at proactively predicting the economic and social risks around the corner, to prevent suicide rates from increasing. Worldwide, more men killed themselves than women, World Health Organization said, with 7.5 suicide deaths per 100,000 women and 13.7 suicides per 100,000 men.

World News For 9/11 families, mixed views on Trump-Taliban talks
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An embassy employee reached by phone confirmed the explosion but had no details. Perhaps it was because the US President baulked at the optics of having the Taliban over on the 9/11 anniversary, or had second thoughts about giving the go-ahead to an agreement which his Secretary of State had reportedly refused to put his signature on.

World News Homes lost in Queensland, Australia, bushfires
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The blaze that engulfed Stanthorpe has shown the southern Queensland bushfire season has come earlier than in any year on record, as dozens of fires burnt across Queensland. Get Me Out Of Right here! fires proceed to rage in elements of Australia surrounding the set - nonetheless it's full steam forward for the programme's manufacturing.

World News More than 30 killed in mass stampede in Karbala
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At least 31 Shiite pilgrims were killed and some 100 others were wounded on Tuesday in a stampede in the holy Shiite city of Karbala in south of Baghdad , Iraq's Health Ministry said. Another official told the AP that there had been no collapse or crack in the walkway near the shrine. Iraqi Shi'ite Muslims take part in a mourning procession on the tenth day of the lunar month of Muharram which marks the day of Ashoura on Tuesday, September 10.

World News Alabama weather service right to contradict Trump on Dorian, NWS chief says
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The storm that has already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina is now bringing hurricane-force winds to far-eastern Canada. Former prime officers of the Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the company for undermining its climate forecasters because it defends President Donald Trump's assertion from days in the past that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama .

World News North Korea says it's willing to talk with U.S., and launches projectile
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The test came just hours after the North offered to resume nuclear talks with the United States. North Korea has now launched weapons on eight occasions since July 25, as negotiations with the United States have stalled over the scope of the reclusive country's denuclearization, and the amount of sanctions relief to be granted in return.

World News Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains
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Some of them carried posters that read " President Trump , please liberate Hong Kong ". Hong Kong residents had feared it could be used by China to extradite people for political reasons. Posting on Facebook from the tarmac, Mr Wong stated his goals for the trip, including advocating for a German version of the Hong Kong human rights democracy act, and stopping "the sale and export of weapons to the Hong Kong police".

World News Couple Arrested After Spending Spree, $120K Bank Error
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Robert and Tiffany Williams of Montoursville, Pa ., are accused of spending money on an SUV, two four-wheelers, a camper and a vehicle trailer. Police say the Williams also used the money on bills, auto repairs, cash purchases and even gave $15,000 to friends in need of money.

World News House panel probes fortunes of airport near Trump resort in Scotland
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Citing Defence Logistics Agency (DLA) records, it said the USA military had made 629 fuel purchase orders at the airport, totalling $11m (£9m), since October 2017. "The stopover of a U.S. Air Force C-17 in Glasgow , Scotland, is not unusual", Brig Gen. Ed Thomas said in an email. "The Defense Department has not produced a single document in this investigation", a senior Democratic aide told Politico .

World News US accuses Iran of 'possible undeclared nuclear activities'
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He also said this claim could goad the USA president into conflict with Tehran. Criticism of Iran from Washington was prompted by a meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors on September 9 where IAEA Acting Director Cornel Feruta said he has informed Iranian officials during a recent visit to Tehran about the importance of "full and timely" cooperation with United Nations nuclear inspectors.

World News Hurricane Dorian: Jeep left in the sand in Myrtle Beach, SC
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Beachgoers have been warned to let the police know if they see or find any further suspicious bags, or materials on the shoreline, and not to pick anything up. In Orlando - the largest nearby city - one kilogram of cocaine has a street value worth approximately $20,000 to $30,000 Dollars ($27,000 to $40,000 CAD), police told NBC.

World News United States military delegation to visit Turkish General Staff
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Late last week, the Turkish president accused Europe of failing to fulfil its commitment to pay the agreed sum of 3 billion euros for the detention of refugees in Turkey . While Turkey aims to completely eliminate the terrorist organization nesting in the northern Syria , the USA counts on dealing with Turkey and the terrorist organization on the same level, Erdogan said.

World News Netanyahu vows to begin annexing West Bank settlements
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Netanyahu said he would wait, out of respect for President Donald Trump, to annex the areas of Judea and Samaria in question until after the president presents his peace plan. The 2,400 square kilometer (926.65 square mile) valley accounts for almost 30 percent of the territory in the West Bank. Ahead of April elections, Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War.

World News UK: MPs reject snap general election
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Although 293 MPs voted in favour, with 46 against, it was short of the 434 needed for an election to be called in an early morning Commons vote. Early Tuesday, lawmakers rebuffed, for a second time , Johnson's request for an early election , which he said was "the only way to break the deadlock in the House".

World News Palestinians Killed by Israeli Fire in Gaza Fence Protest
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A relative of a Palestinian who was killed at Israeli-Gaza border fence, reacts at the hospital in the northern Gaza Strip September 6, 2019. Following the Saturday claim of a drone attack, Israeli fighter jets and a drone "struck a number of Hamas military targets, including offensive naval equipment and two military compounds", the army said.

World News Israel's Netanyahu announces plan to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank
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Speaking directly to Tehran, the prime minister intoned, " Israel knows what you're doing, Israel knows when you're doing it, and Israel knows where you're doing it". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. He also said this claim could goad the US president into conflict with Tehran.

World News Your Opinions: Congress was elected to legislate, not cower before Trump
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The current Senate, with its Republican majority huddled behind McConnell's obstructionism, is a cynical graveyard where progress and the balance of power go to die. "We're under discussion about what to do on the gun issue", McConnell said on the Hugh Hewitt radio show. Toomey, who said he has spoken several times with Trump over Congress' summer break, said the president has been more consistent in his support for expanding background checks than people give him credit for.

World News Iranian tanker row: Oil 'sold' in defiance of US threats
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An Iranian tanker at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers has delivered its cargo after docking somewhere on the Mediterranean coast, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesperson as saying. With regard to the seized UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero , he said that legal proceedings on the ship's case are underway, expressing hope that the ship will be freed in the near future.

Author: 0 Bahamas evacuees told to get off ferry headed to the U.S.

Rubio and Florida's other USA senator, Rick Scott, have asked President Donald Trump's administration to waive visa requirements altogether for Bahamian storm victims with relatives in the us, but Trump indicated Monday that he wants to keep stringent vetting in place in part because of "people going to the Bahamas that weren't supposed to be there".

World News Fourth death after Dutch policeman shoots family
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Three people were killed and another "seriously injured ". The paper said the gunman was believed to be one of the dead, having taken his own life. Mayor Wouter Kolff said in a tweet: "Earlier tonight a very serious shooting incident occurred in Dordrecht ". It was not immediately clear if the 35-year-old officer was related to the children, who were aged 8 and 12, or to the 28-year-old injured woman.

World News Saudi Arabia replaces energy czar with prince as oil prices slump
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia replaces energy czar with prince as oil prices slump

Prince Salman is the king's son and the brother of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . Falih's powers were diminished last month when the world's top oil exporter announced the creation of a new ministry of industry and mineral resources, separating it from his energy ministry.

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