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Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race Critics were quick to point out that DeSantis's comments could be taken as racist, since he was running against a black opponent, former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum (D). And city hall itself has been under investigation by the FBI for corruption , although Gillum has said he is not a target of the investigation. Their policy differences are pronounced: DeSantis is pro-gun, and anti-ta... [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Ending UN Aid To Palestinian Refugees

Trump Admin Ending UN Aid To Palestinian Refugees Earlier this year, the administration cut UNRWA's scheduled payment of $130 million to just $65 million. The Trump administration is expected to announce in coming weeks that it is ending all aid for the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which supports Palestinian refugees in the occupied West Bank and Gaza as well as neighbouring countries. [Full Article...]

Most Palestinians are no longer refugees, says US

Most Palestinians are no longer refugees, says US Speaking to Palestine's official WAFA news agency, she described the legal decision as "a travesty". Fears raised by United Nations chief Antonio Guterres that the schools might not be able to reopen at all have failed to materialise, but UNRWA warned it might still be forced to close them again in a month if additional new funding is not found. [Full Article...]

Charges dropped in Amalia compound case; three go free from jail

Charges dropped in Amalia compound case; three go free from jail The new charges of child abuse resulting in death against Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Leveille are tied to an extensive account of Abdul-ghani's death in a journal that prosecutors attribute to Leveille. In other filings, prosecutors alleged that children had told them that some of the adults at the compound had talked about dying in jihad. Judge Chavez, at his morning hearing, acknowledged the backl... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and Syria vow to 'wipe out terrorists' in Idlib

Russian Federation and Syria vow to 'wipe out terrorists' in Idlib Moualem said Syria would "go all the way" in their efforts in Idlib, but would try to avoid civilian casualties. The U.N. envoy for Syria is proposing that civilians evacuate the rebel-held region of Idlib into government-held areas, warning that almost 3 million people in the region could face a "perfect storm" and a "chilling" military escalation ahead. [Full Article...]

Police Search For Mystery Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas

Police Search For Mystery Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas Scott Spencer of MCSD told reporters . Officials launched a search for the woman after she was videoed ringing a stranger's doorbell early Friday in a Sunrise Ranch subdivision north of Houston. "There are some issues obviously with the video surveillance and why she was wearing those restraints and the circumstances surrounding it". My husband was woken up by the doorbell ringing. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria killed almost 3,000 in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria killed almost 3,000 in Puerto Rico Speaking at a news conference in Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, Rossello said his government was adopting the findings as the official account of human life lost in the disaster , "even though it is an estimate". However, it did not change the total, despite some experts estimating 4,600 deaths . The researchers also adjusted for age, sex and migration from the island. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea

Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea A month before his death in 1994, Kim's grandfather and founding leader of North Korea , Kim Il Sung, said a railway connecting two Koreas, China and Russian Federation could generate North Korea $1.5 billion annually from transporting commodities. [Full Article...]

UN Accuses Western-Backed Coalition, Houthi Rebels of War Crimes in Yemen

UN Accuses Western-Backed Coalition, Houthi Rebels of War Crimes in Yemen The war in the impoverished country has left nearly 10,000 people dead and unleashed what the United Nations describes as the world's worst humanitarian crisis , which has brought many to the edge of starvation amid a cholera epidemic. The coalition has not confirmed or denied it carried out two air raids last Thursday that the United Nations said killed at least 26 children and four women south ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation calls to 'liquidate' militants in Syria's Idlib

Russian Federation calls to 'liquidate' militants in Syria's Idlib Netanyahu insists on Israel's right to strike targets in Syria if they constitute a threat to the Jewish state, such as Iranian weapons depots or drones. "The Secretary-General once again reaffirms that any use of chemical weapons is totally unacceptable". A US Rockwell B-1 Lancer, a supersonic bomber equipped with 24 cruise missiles has also been deployed at Qatar's Al Udeid Airbase. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses China of hacking Clinton's email; Beijing denies it

The company allegedly sought the emails as a part of an intelligence operation, and was able to manipulate the server so that the company received a " courtesy copy " of Clinton's email communications in real time throughout her term as Secretary of State. [Full Article...]

Bees swarm hot dog stand in Times Square

Bees swarm hot dog stand in Times Square Police were forced to shut part of 43rd Street near 7th Avenue after a thick swarm of bees gathered atop a blue and yellow umbrella over a hotdog stand in an area of Manhattan already buzzing with swarms of pedestrians, tourists and traffic. [Full Article...]

Trump says White House Counsel Don McGahn will leave his position

Trump says White House Counsel Don McGahn will leave his position He is also tasked with advising the president and other White House staff on legal issues that pertain to the government. McGahn has been the pipeline for recommendations to Trump; it's not clear that he will be replaced by anyone half as effective. [Full Article...]

Oklahomans pay tribute to John McCain

Oklahomans pay tribute to John McCain The body of John McCain , who endured 5 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and went on to become a lion of the U.S. Senate and a two-time Republican candidate for president, will lie in state on Wednesday in the Arizona state capitol. [Full Article...]

People believe Donald Trump is disrespecting John McCain even after his death

People believe Donald Trump is disrespecting John McCain even after his death McCain was a renowned, "maverick" senator and one of the most famous veterans and prisoners of war in the country. Shortly before Trump issued his written statement, the flag was lowered again to half-staff. Trump has yet to issue a formal proclamation following McCain's death, as presidents in the past have done at the passing of national political figures and military heroes. [Full Article...]

Video game maker cancels three tournaments after shooting

Video game maker cancels three tournaments after shooting The gunman opened fire at an online video game tournament that was being livestreamed from Chicago Pizza inside the Jacksonville Landing on Sunday , authorities said. In an interview last week, Clayton said it was a "blessing " to compete in the Madden Ultimate League , a 16-player live-streamed tournament with a $100,000 grand prize. [Full Article...]

Trump going after Google, Facebook, and Twitter is pretty hypocritical

Trump going after Google, Facebook, and Twitter is pretty hypocritical There is a slight kernel of truth in the president's rage-posting, the idea that Google is "controlling what we can & cannot see". Trump also said that he considers this to be a serious situation which will be addressed. Like most of Trump's grievances, it's hard to know what vague action he is threatening, but the conservative anger against tech platforms is growing, even as those platforms pro... [Full Article...]

Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story

Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story While Davis has publicly apologized several times over the last few days for misleading the reporters in several news stories for which he was an anonymous source, the response CNN has made to this has been truly astonishing. At first, Sherman reports , Trump was despondent - "bummed" and "down and out" according to one source. The investigators also wanted to know why Cohen didn't get a job at... [Full Article...]

United States senator McCain 'a truly great man': PM

United States senator McCain 'a truly great man': PM McCain, with his irascible grin and fighter-pilot moxie, was a fearless and outspoken voice on policy and politics to the end, unswerving in his defense of democratic values and unflinching in his criticism of his fellow Republican, President Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite ruling

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans, despite ruling The lawsuit that prompted the extended injunction Monday was filed after Defense Distributed settled a lawsuit with the U.S. State Department that would have allowed the files to be posted publicly online. He also said he would continue to challenge the Monday court order. During the press conference , Wilson also said he's "happy to be the iTunes of downloadable guns". [Full Article...]


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