• Trump says he is willing to meet Iran's leaders without preconditions
Trump says he is willing to meet Iran's leaders without preconditions

Trump called former President Barack Obama's deal with Iran a "waste of paper" and said he was interested in working out something "meaningful" with Iran. Qasemi criticised the United States withdrawal from the nuclear deal and economic sanctions that follow, noting "there are no conditions for such a discussion at all".

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  • North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles
North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles

The US official was speaking anonymously to the Reuters news agency after The Washington Post reported that one or two new liquid-fuelled missiles appeared to be under construction. A North Korean woman crosses a road as light show is projected on the pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, in Pyongyang to commemorate last week's 65th anniversary of t...

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  • Six people killed as California wildfire spreads
Six people killed as California wildfire spreads

Residents, volunteers race to save animals, homes as Carr Fire rages in Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco-area CHP officers who had been deployed to the area to assist with rescue efforts then contacted a local deer rescue organization to take custody of the fawn.

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  • Rudy Giuliani: Collusion Isn't Even A Crime
Rudy Giuliani: Collusion Isn't Even A Crime

The former mayor of New York City said it would take more analysis to say whether Judge Kavanaugh is accurate. "I have been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime", Giuliani said Monday on "Fox & Friends".

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  • Shark returned to San Antonio aquarium after video shows brazen theft
Shark returned to San Antonio aquarium after video shows brazen theft

Then they stole a bucket from a filtration room and used that to smuggle the shark out of the aquarium. As news of the grand pool robbery spread through the community, many locals alerted the police of a truck resembling the description near a property.

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  • Eight states suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns
Eight states suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns

A retired Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives agent told CBS News that the guns are unregulated and untraceable and a threat to public safety. He said he hoped to put an end to the youth-led movement for gun reform in response to the February massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Some reports show Wilson's website has alread...

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  • Five children, one adult die in US hotel fire
Five children, one adult die in US hotel fire

It tears at your heart", Boyce said. The precise cause still is under investigation. Samuel's husband was the father of some of the children who died, Boyce said. EDT on Saturday. A woman identified as 26-year-old Kiarre Curtis also died. Eight people were treated for smoke inhalation and released from a hospital.

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  • No charges after United States police kill man who yelled ‘don’t shoot’
No charges after United States police kill man who yelled ‘don’t shoot’

Blevins took the gun out of his trousers pocket and turned towards the officers just before they fired 14 shots, according to the Hennepin County prosecutor's office. It wasn't immediately clear whether the BCA had finished its work, and officials didn't immediately respond to messages. Blevins' cousin Sydnee Brown said she wanted the officer...

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  • Mueller lists 35 potential witnesses in trial of Trump's ex-campaign manager
Mueller lists 35 potential witnesses in trial of Trump's ex-campaign manager

The charges all came about through the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, led by former FBI chief Robert Mueller . Yet the trial also contains pitfalls for Trump. He's the only American charged in the Mueller probe to opt for a trial. At least five of the witnesses listed are testifyin...

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  • Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran
Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran

So far Khan's PTI has bagged 115 of the 270 National Assembly seats on which elections were held. In Punjab province, the PML-N has emerged as the largest party with 129 seats, but the PTI is close behind with 123 seats. Eight rival parties rejected the results claiming massed rigging, but said they will take opposition seats. On the other ...

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  • That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh
That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh

The endorsement gives Kavanaugh a boost as he prepares to sit down Monday afternoon with Sen. But Schumer said he was reaching out "to ask you to authorize that the complete record of Judge Kavanaugh's service in the White House be made public so that all Americans can be informed about this nomination and the Senate can fulfill its constitutio...

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  • United Kingdom student studying overseas in Israel goes missing while swimming
United Kingdom student studying overseas in Israel goes missing while swimming

Our thoughts and prayers are with TeNiya, her family and the students and others impacted. 'We will do everything possible to provide whatever support is needed'. "She was supposed to start on August 23", Thomas-Mora said before breaking down in tears. Thomas-Mora says her daughter is a "decent swimmer", but that she's never actually seen her...

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  • President Trump’s Lawyer Says He’s Not Sure If Collusion Is A Crime
President Trump’s Lawyer Says He’s Not Sure If Collusion Is A Crime

Elizabeth Preza is the Managing Editor of AlterNet. We already know that there were crimes, because multiple former Trump aides have pleaded guilty (Gates, Michael Flynn, George Papadopoulos). "I don't think Mueller wants to be seen as interfering with the election", Giuliani told the publication. Giuliani also told CNN on Monday that he ...

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  • Donald Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration, border security
Donald Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration, border security

A funding fight also could prove a distraction from Republican efforts in the Senate to confirm Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by October 1. Funding Trump's controversial wall could paralyze budget talks. The federal government shut down briefly for three days in January after lawmakers could not agree on funding for immigration refo...

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  • ED Mnangagwa voting in Kwekwe
ED Mnangagwa voting in Kwekwe

Polls, which are unreliable, give former intelligence chief Mnangagwa a slim lead over Chamisa. "We may have made some mistakes but I think President Mnangagwa is the only person who has the interests of Zimbabwe at heart". "Who in their normal senses would need to be reminded of how the people of Zimbabwe in their multitudes cast out Mugabe fr...

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  • 'Very positive signals' after U.S., Taliban talks
'Very positive signals' after U.S., Taliban talks

The Donald Trump administration is urging American-backed Afghan troops to retreat from sparsely populated areas of the country, officials said, all but ensuring the Taliban will remain in control of vast stretches of the country. State Department after her return. It wasn't clear when the next meeting would be held or with whom, but the Tale...

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  • Narendra Modi congratulates Imran Khan, talks about peace, development in neighbourhood
Narendra Modi congratulates Imran Khan, talks about peace, development in neighbourhood

Sharif heads the Pakistan Muslim League, the party of his older brother, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in prison on corruption charges. "We are at square one right now [with India]". Sharif, who immediately was placed in custody after returning from Britain almost two weeks ago, has denounced the verdict as politically motivated.

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  • Court set to rule on Grace Mugabe immunity today
Court set to rule on Grace Mugabe immunity today

The wife of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe was accused of assaulting South African model Gabriella Engels at a Johannesburg hotel where Mugabe's youngest two sons were staying on August 13 past year. Mugabe claimed she acted in self-defence. The court ruling comes on the same day as Zimbabweans go to the polls in the first vote since ...

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  • US Q2 GDP growth hits 4.1%, best pace in 4 years
US Q2 GDP growth hits 4.1%, best pace in 4 years

Exports also grew by more than 9%, the fastest rate since the fourth quarter of 2013. "For that, we have to look at not just how "the economy" is doing, but how all the people in the economy are doing". Residential fixed investment fell 1.1 per cent. There were some signs of softness, however. Pay was growing even faster in the late 1960s, wh...

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  • Hunt launches China charm offensive - but makes gaffe over wife’s nationality
Hunt launches China charm offensive - but makes gaffe over wife’s nationality

Britain's new foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt's foray into global politics is off to an embarrassing start. Hunt attempted to minimize the damage by demonstrating knowledge about where his wife's family lives. But with BoJo gone and his position being filled by Jeremy Hunt, the least we could hope for is that it would bring an end to BoJo's blund...

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