• Trump Orders Declassification of Parts of FISA Application Related to Carter Page
Trump Orders Declassification of Parts of FISA Application Related to Carter Page

According to the statement, Trump declassified 21 pages of the 101-page June 2017 application to obtain a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, to monitor the communications of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page in 2016.

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  • US TRADE WAR: Trump plotting $200bn MORE tariffs as China talks CRUMBLE
US TRADE WAR: Trump plotting $200bn MORE tariffs as China talks CRUMBLE

With $50 billion tariffs already imposed, the total amount of tariffs against China would climb to $517 billion - slightly more than U.S.'s imports from China a year ago which stood at $505 billion. China has threatened to retaliate against $60 billion of American products if Trump goes ahead with his tariffs. Trump and his administration ...

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  • Diver Behind Thai Soccer Team Rescue Sues Elon Musk Over Pedophile Remark
Diver Behind Thai Soccer Team Rescue Sues Elon Musk Over Pedophile Remark

Mr Unsworth said all of the accusations made by Mr Musk were false, and that the defamatory statements "were manufactured out of whole cloth by Musk out of a belief on his part that his wealth and stature allowed him to falsely accuse Mr Unsworth with impunity" because he disagreed with him about the mini-submarine.

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  • Mexico City killings: Three dead as police chase 'mariachi' gunmen
Mexico City killings: Three dead as police chase 'mariachi' gunmen

Investigators have not given a motive for the shooting but did say that two of the slain men, ages 36 and 46, had been previously convicted for robbery, while the older individual had also been convicted of drug trafficking charges. The shooting cast a bloody pall over Independence Day festivities. Garibaldi square is one of the main attractions ...

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  • Senate Judiciary Chairman Releases Kavanaugh Statement — GRASSLEY SPEAKS
Senate Judiciary Chairman Releases Kavanaugh Statement — GRASSLEY SPEAKS

Democrats and some Republican senators have expressed concern over Ford's private-turned-public accusation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when both were teenagers at high schools in suburban Maryland.

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  • Turkey and Russia to create buffer zone in rebel-held Syrian province
Turkey and Russia to create buffer zone in rebel-held Syrian province

The presidents of Russian Federation and Turkey said on Monday they had agreed to create a "demilitarised zone" around Syria's Idlib, in a move aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province. Hurriyet said they included tanks and some 50 military vehicles, which crossed the border and headed down to the Jisr al-Shughour area...

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  • Pressure Mounts On Republicans To Postpone Brett Kavanaugh Vote
Pressure Mounts On Republicans To Postpone Brett Kavanaugh Vote

The White House on Monday issued a fresh denial on the allegations against Kavanaugh. The California senator said in a statement after Ford went public that she backs her decision to tell about the alleged incident and hopes "the attacks and shaming of her will stop and this will be treated with the seriousness it deserves".

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  • Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas
Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and SC as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising. A woman, who went into cardiac arrest, was also found dead at her home in Pender County after emergency responders were preve...

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  • Former President Obama To Visit Pa., Campaign For Casey, Wolf
Former President Obama To Visit Pa., Campaign For Casey, Wolf

Former President Barack Obama says he has a simple message headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote. Without mentioning Republican President Donald Trump by name, Obama said, "This is not normal what we're seeing". House, as well as backing up-and-coming candidates in races important for redistricting after the 2020 Census. " Donald Tru...

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  • Republican senators want Brett Kavanaugh vote postponed
Republican senators want Brett Kavanaugh vote postponed

If it doesn't, the question will be: Why don't they want her to tell her story in a setting that would enable the American people to assess it - and her credibility - for themselves, and give these Republicans the opportunity to demonstrate to the country that their skepticism of her story - and of her credibility - is warranted? In the piece, Fo...

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  • Labour MP Blasts Sadiq Khan For 'Attacking Democracy'
Labour MP Blasts Sadiq Khan For 'Attacking Democracy'

Johnson wrote in Monday's Daily Telegraph that May's Brexit negotiations were heading for a "spectacular political auto crash" that would leave Britain in "the ditch with a total write-off of Brexit". Theresa May wants to have her own " fireside chat " with the British people tonight, sitting down with Nick Robinson to talk on BBC Panorama ab...

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  • Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser comes forward
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser comes forward

The senator wants the allegations to be heard promptly, she said . Katz told NBC's " Today " show she "clearly considers this an attempted rape". "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid", Ford said about her identity becoming public. Ford's husband told the Post that she used Kavanaugh's name in the therapy sessions and anxious ...

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  • Australians report needles in strawberries across the country
Australians report needles in strawberries across the country

Queensland Strawberry Growers Association vice president Adrian Schultz said what had started as a single act of "commercial terrorism" had brought a multimillion-dollar industry to its knees. Initially three incidents in Queensland had been reported to police on Thursday. Australian supermarkets aren't taking any chances and have taken cert...

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  • Dems up double-digits on GOP in generic House ballot
Dems up double-digits on GOP in generic House ballot

While the law slashed the corporate tax rate permanently from 35 percent to 21 percent, its tax cuts for individuals and the millions of USA "pass-through" businesses expire in eight years. With an eye toward November's midterm elections, House Republicans on Monday unveiled legislation to make permanent the individual tax cuts and pass-through b...

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  • Monica Lewinsky Thanks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford for Coming Forward
Monica Lewinsky Thanks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford for Coming Forward

A spokesman for the Senate Judiciary Committee said late Sunday that Grassley is trying to arrange separate, follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford, but just for aides to Grassley and Feinstein, before Thursday's scheduled vote. Mr Kavanaugh and his friend were both drunk, she says. After so many years, Ford said she does not remember some k...

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  • Weather warning issued for Leeds as Storm Helene set to batter city
Weather warning issued for Leeds as Storm Helene set to batter city

Spokesman Brian McLoughlin said: "We will continue to monitor the tracking of Storm Helene and will be putting a contingency plan in place throughout Monday to increase services if required for people sleeping in doorways, parks and other areas off the beaten track across Dublin".

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  • Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks to Washington Post about alleged sexual assault
Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks to Washington Post about alleged sexual assault

She said Mr Kavanaugh groped her over her clothes, grinded his body against hers and tried to take off her one-piece swimsuit and the outfit she wore over it. Earlier this week Mr Kavanaugh strenuously denied the accusations. "I'm going to be talking with my colleagues, but I really don't have anything to add at this point, as I said".

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  • Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North: pool report
Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North: pool report

But in July, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused North Korea of "illegally smuggling" in refined petroleum products beyond the annual quota of 500,000 barrels allowed under United Nations sanctions. "If President Moon manages to help both sides move toward some kind of framework agreement, he could indeed wind up being a catalyst for ...

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  • Botham Shem Jean: Police 'trying to smear' shooting victim
Botham Shem Jean: Police 'trying to smear' shooting victim

The discrepancies center around how Guyger gained access to an apartment that was not hers and whether or not she exchanged words with Jean before shooting him dead, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram . Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall were among those who attended the hymn-filled funeral. His mother, Al...

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  • Woman comes forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Woman comes forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Kavanaugh emphatically denied the allegations , which were reported last week after Sen. A White House spokeswoman, Kerri Kupec, said the Federal Bureau of Investigation has vetted Kavanaugh "thoroughly and repeatedly" during his career in government and the judiciary.

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