• House Speaker Ryan doesn't dispute Puerto Rico death toll
House Speaker Ryan doesn't dispute Puerto Rico death toll

The 3,000 figure Trump referenced comes from a study conducted by George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health. Trump had earlier said the reported death tolls from the storm that devastated Puerto Rico were exaggerated, and included older people and others who died.

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  • US Threatens Attack on Syria Will Be Stronger Than Ever
US Threatens Attack on Syria Will Be Stronger Than Ever

Fighters from a coalition of Islamist forces celebrate on after taking the al-Mastumah base in the Syrian city of Idlib . UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that it is "absolutely essential" to avoid a full-scale attack on Syria's Idlib, the last major rebel stronghold in the country.

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  • Sickening discovery in meal costs restaurant chain millions
Sickening discovery in meal costs restaurant chain millions

Ma alleges that restaurant staff offered the couple cash for an abortion if they were anxious about the health of the baby after eating the rat soup. Photos of the incident made their way online and netizens couldn't be more disgusted by what they saw.

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  • Gunman kills five people in deadly rampage before shooting himself
Gunman kills five people in deadly rampage before shooting himself

Having already killed three people, the suspect went to a nearby residence, where he confronted two others. A deputy eventually confronted the suspect in a parking lot, at which point the gunman shot himself in the chest, Sheriff Youngblood said.

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  • San Juan Mayor Responds To Trump's 'Appalling' Denial Of Puerto Rico Deaths
San Juan Mayor Responds To Trump's 'Appalling' Denial Of Puerto Rico Deaths

The storm is also estimated to have caused $100 billion in damage. Co-host Abby Huntsman - new to the program - pushed back on Trump's remarks, saying they were "indefensible" and "out of touch", and that his response was reminiscent of the Bush administration's approach to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

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  • Donald Trump honors Flight 93 passengers who fought back against 9/11 hijackers
Donald Trump honors Flight 93 passengers who fought back against 9/11 hijackers

Americans looked back on 9-11 Tuesday with tears and sombre tributes as President Donald Trump hailed "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on USA soil. Mr Trump praised the passengers' "incredible valour" and said their revolt was "the moment America fought back". T...

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  • Mallya's allegations 'extremely serious,' Jaitley should step down: Rahul
Mallya's allegations 'extremely serious,' Jaitley should step down: Rahul

The 62-year-old former Kingfisher Airline boss' defence team, led by Clare Montgomery, opened the day by branding the government of India's evidence presented in the case as "utterly unfounded". "On March 3, we heard from the media that he (Mr. Mallya) fled the country on March 2". Sure there is nowhere back for Vijay Mallya, as he looks increa...

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  • Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines
Super Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

It can affect as many as 43.4 million people, according to the United Nation's Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System . Cagayan Gov. Manuel Mamba said by telephone that northern coastal and island villages in the typhoon's projected path will begin evacuating residents on Thursday ahead of the expected onslaught.

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  • Shaheen, Hassan will vote against Kavanaugh
Shaheen, Hassan will vote against Kavanaugh

Abortion was a main focus throughout the weeklong hearing, and on Friday New York University law professor Melissa Murray told lawmakers that Kavanaugh would provide the "necessary fifth vote that would utterly eviscerate" the 1973 Roe v.

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  • Russia Holding Massive Military Drills, As Putin Meets Xi
Russia Holding Massive Military Drills, As Putin Meets Xi

According to reports, Chinese soldiers are also taking part in the war exercise for the first time. A retired Russian general said the giant war games come as a warning to the United States against ramping up pressure on Russia. 11, 2018, a Russian soldier guards an area during the military exercises in the Chita region, Eastern Siberia, during t...

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  • Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians, not criminals, says Putin
Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians, not criminals, says Putin

We'll see soon. They are civilians of course. Vladimir Putin said the suspects are known to Russian authorities and they have been found, but he rejected Britain's claims that the pair work for the GRU, Russia's military intelligence service.

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  • This is South Africa’s murder capital
This is South Africa’s murder capital

The 2017/2018 figures - to be announced by Police Minister Bheki Cele - will tell us more about the state of crime in the country and whether we are winning the fight against criminality or not. Police also revealed that they recorded at least 18,233 cases of attempted murder. The Eastern Cape and Western Cape ranked much lower. "My directive...

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  • Papadopoulos Denies Incriminating Trump in FBI Interview
Papadopoulos Denies Incriminating Trump in FBI Interview

He said that at the time of the meeting, more seasoned foreign policy experts were being "scooped up" by other Republican campaigns, and that Trump did not have "elite" people working for him. "The early date of this contact is significant: Even the Clinton campaign was not yet aware that Russian Federation possessed their stolen emails", D...

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  • Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November has been cancelled
Donald Trump's visit to Ireland in November has been cancelled

Trump had been expected to visit Dublin, the Irish capital, as well as a golf course he owns in Doonberg, County Clare on Ireland's west coast. "As details are confirmed we will let you know", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.

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  • Missionaries of Jesus condemns nuns’ protest
Missionaries of Jesus condemns nuns’ protest

In early August, one PIL was filed seeking arrest of the Bishop. Five nuns joined street protests at the weekend organised by Catholic reform groups claiming the police were dragging their heels in the case. Referring to a single bench's earlier order, which said it is the investigating officer's discretion to take a call on the arrest of the...

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  • Trump dismisses Woodward book as 'joke'
Trump dismisses Woodward book as 'joke'

It's the work that brought down a presidency and launched a thousand reporting careers. The Late Show is an hour-long show, and 20 of those minutes went to Woodward and Colbert talking about the book, its contents, and even a few historical references.

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  • Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife dies in London
Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife dies in London

The former Pakistani first lady was diagnosed with early-stage lymphoma in August past year and underwent several operations and at least five chemotherapy sessions, reported the Dawn . "The few times that I met her, she came across as a good Pakistani housewife; she was educated, articulate and intelligent". Sharif and his daughter Maryam Sharif ...

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  • Bob Woodward on
Bob Woodward on "Fear" in the Trump White House

Woodward says he was shocked by the lengths to which staff went in an effort to circumvent Trump: "I've never heard in any way of staff going around a president this way and taking the paperwork, taking the orders in order to stop the action".

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  • U.S. threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes
U.S. threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes

Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , said the United States would not "sit quietly" if the ICC came after it, Israel, or other U.S. While Bolton has been an outspoken critic of the court for decades - including when he served in the George W. Bush administration - the suggestion that the US would legally and financially retal...

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  • Russians vote as opposition calls pension protests
Russians vote as opposition calls pension protests

Supporters of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny protested across Russian Federation against planned increases to the pension age on Sunday, a challenge to the authorities who are holding regional elections on the same day . Demonstrators chanted "Russia will be free" and "Putin is a thief" in front of police, Reuters reports . Protest...

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