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Vermont Votes for the First-ever Openly Transgender Nominee for Governor

Vermont Votes for the First-ever Openly Transgender Nominee for Governor If Hallquist defeats the incumbent Scott in November, she will become the first transgender governor in US history. Democrats are hoping for a "blue wave" in the midterm elections to regain control of at least one chamber of Congress. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, who took office in 2015, is bisexual. That may change now that Hallquist is the nominee, and she is likely to draw national attention -... [Full Article...]

Trump attacks 'wacky' Omarosa after she releases tape of their phone call

Trump attacks 'wacky' Omarosa after she releases tape of their phone call Omarosa Manigault Newman said she chose to release the secret recording of John Kelly in the Situation Room - which marks a breach of security protocols - and recorded conversations with Trump because "this is a White House where everybody lies". [Full Article...]

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni American air support was called in to help fight off an audacious assault by the Taliban on the Afghan city of Ghazni on Friday, just 80 miles south of the capital Kabul . "Communications networks and electricity supply are now down in the city, resulting in water shortages, and food is also reportedly running low", Haq said. [Full Article...]

German economy minister lashes out against US protectionism, sanctions

German economy minister lashes out against US protectionism, sanctions In the interview Zarif also strongly condemned and criticised Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for carrying on a war in Yemen. "I will meet, or not meet, it doesn't matter - it is up to them!" offering direct talks earlier this month, Khamenei tweeted , "THERE WILL BE NO WAR , NOR WILL WE NEGOTIATE WITH THE U.S". [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill

President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill Army since 9/11", Stefanik said . I said, 'I won't be able to. Trump later made a reference to McCain at a political fund-raiser in Utica, New York, knocking him - as Trump does repeatedly - for voting against a bill to repeal parts of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform law past year. [Full Article...]

Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey

Trump vows to double steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey The New York Times suggested that Trump could also be trying to offset the effects of Turkey's weakened currency on the existing tariffs . Aluminium will now be 20 percent and Steel 50 percent. On Friday, Turkey's currency, the Lira , fell as much as 14%, causing the global financial markets to shudder. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has remained defiant despite the lira being in fr... [Full Article...]

Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria meets Imran Khan, gifts him a bat

Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria meets Imran Khan, gifts him a bat He further claimed that his party has the support of 180 members in the National Assembly. The card is also essential for casting vote in the elections of Speaker, deputy speaker and the Prime Minister. "And of course the kind of speech Imran Khan has given is very nice and I wish him all the best". Imran Khan is all set to take the oath as the Prime Minister of Pakistan after winning the ge... [Full Article...]

State of emergency declared in Charlottesville for ‘Unite the Right’ anniversary

State of emergency declared in Charlottesville for ‘Unite the Right’ anniversary Bro said she believes any counterprotesters will be "a little more wary and cautious" after seeing what happened previous year in Charlottesville, but she insisted that ignoring white nationalist groups is not the answer, saying they "crave silence or violence". [Full Article...]

Michigan Democrats hoping for pink and blue wave in November

Michigan Democrats hoping for pink and blue wave in November She will face Attorney General Bill Schuette, who defeated Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Sen. Their victories, reported by The Associated Press , set up deep ideological clashes in state's most prominent general election races in November. [Full Article...]

Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Tops 300

Indonesia Earthquake Death Toll Tops 300 Some 4,600 tourists have been evacuated from the Gili Islands, three tiny, coral-fringed tropical islands off the northwest coast of Lombok which are popular with backpackers and divers. However, he has also said several times that the number of deaths would increase. The quake was the second in a week to hit Lombok. "At the most we go in quickly to grab something and then run back out". [Full Article...]

At least 4 dead in New Brunswick shooting this morning

At least 4 dead in New Brunswick shooting this morning Ralph Goodale, while in Sarnia at a federal building dedication , said he couldn't comment on specifics of what happened in New Brunswick with the investigation in the early stages. During this hard time, our thoughts are also with the courageous women and men on the front lines working to keep us safe". "We are all shocked and saddened to learn this morning of the ongoing tragic incident in Fr... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson investigated by Tories over burka ‘letterbox’ comments

Boris Johnson investigated by Tories over burka ‘letterbox’ comments Boris Johnson is facing a possible investigation into breaches of the Conservative Party code of conduct . The person in the niqab "is similar to a Bank robber" or "Inbox". They send out a message that Muslim women are fair game. He has not said sorry. Having someone such as Boris Johnson, ridicule women who wear burka undermines the work that we and other organisations are involved in. [Full Article...]

Ex-Manafort Accountant Given the Pink Slip After Testifying

Ex-Manafort Accountant Given the Pink Slip After Testifying Rick Gates is seen on the witness stand as a message between he and his former boss, Paul Manafort , appears before the court during Manafort's trial in Virginia . Gates, who pleaded guilty and is cooperating with Mueller's prosecutors, spent less than 70 minutes on the witness stand on Wednesday . "Mr Manafort had the same path". [Full Article...]

Hope fades for survivors in Indonesia quake with 131 killed

Hope fades for survivors in Indonesia quake with 131 killed Thousands of homes and buildings were damaged and 20,000 people were in temporary shelters. This version corrects the spelling of the spokesman's name. Lombok was still recovering from a 6.4 magnitude quake that struck on July 29. "Hopefully, maybe if you hear about that tragedy, maybe you can also help us", said Umi Rankuti, association vice-president. [Full Article...]

Israel makes progress on Gaza maritime barrier

Israel makes progress on Gaza maritime barrier In Gaza , one Hamas member was killed, as was a Palestinian woman and her 18-month-old child, Palestinian officials said. The military said that it identified 36 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel and that the Iron Dome defense system intercepted several of them. [Full Article...]

Trump sets goal to create US military Space Force by 2020

Trump sets goal to create US military Space Force by 2020 President Donald Trump's re-election team seized on his administration's push for a "Space Force" on Thursday, pledging to sell branded merchandise to his supporters. Trump first announced plans to create a new branch of the U.S military service he dubbed the Space Force in June. Pence said an independent Space Force was essential to counter Russian Federation and China, which are "aggressivel... [Full Article...]

Body Of Young Boy Found At New Mexico Compound, Identity Unconfirmed

Body Of Young Boy Found At New Mexico Compound, Identity Unconfirmed Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj was reported missing on December 10, 2017, out of Clayton County, Georgia by his mother. At a news conference in Taos, Mr Hogrefe described Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance efforts in recent months that included photographs of the compound and interviews. [Full Article...]

Small plane crashes in California parking lot, killing 5

Small plane crashes in California parking lot, killing 5 Peering through low cloud cover, rescuers aboard a military aircraft on Sunday were attempting to find a sightseeing plane that crashed with the pilot and four passengers aboard a day earlier in Alaska, high on a mountain ridge in Denali National Park and Preserve. [Full Article...]

What you should know about acting DSS boss Mathew Seiyefa

What you should know about acting DSS boss Mathew Seiyefa Witnesses said armed men wearing the black uniform of the Department of State Security stood at the gates of the building, where they were later joined by police officers. He left the Villa at about 5:05 p.m. surrounded by security personnel attached to the presidential Villa. The invasion is believed to be part of plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki . [Full Article...]

Brooklyn Family Attacked With Acetone And Brooms By Nail Salon Workers

Brooklyn Family Attacked With Acetone And Brooms By Nail Salon Workers Employees at the New Red Apple Nail salon in a Brooklyn , New York neighborhood attacked customers with brooms after one of the women allegedly complained about her botched brow wax, the New York Post reported. One of the workers in denim shorts starts to hit the customer repeatedly with a broomstick. "They are violent. I saw these workers beat up a woman, well more like jumped her". [Full Article...]


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