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Sweden votes for parliamentary election

Sweden votes for parliamentary election We must gather all forces for good. "We used to be a very calm nation", she said. Lofven had urged Swedes not to vote for what he called a "racist party" as he cast his ballot on Sunday. The poll projects that the ruling party received 26.2 percent of the vote . Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation stages world’s largest military drills, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation anxious

Russian Federation stages world’s largest military drills, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation anxious He said China feels Washington's hostile attitude and actions, such as deploying the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea, relieve it of any need to take United States views into consideration when deepening strategic trust with Moscow. [Full Article...]

Pence Says He'd Sit Down For Mueller Interview

Pence Says He'd Sit Down For Mueller Interview Rand Paul suggested to find the author, but this wouldn't prove Pence had no influence on the thoughts of the anonymous writer or is preparing for Trump's departure. In response, Trump lashed out at the news outlet, calling it a "gutless editorial " and 'really a disgrace'. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told CNN . [Full Article...]

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in India

45 killed as bus falls into gorge in India It is suspected that the driver lost control near a speed breaker resulting in the accident. Media cited brake failure as the possible reason for the tragedy, but Narendhar said that needed to be investigated, adding that the 94 people on board the bus, including its driver and conductor, had exceeded the legal limit of 52. [Full Article...]

'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats

'The police dropped the ball' - Cele on 'war zone' crime stats The South African Police Service has released the latest crime stats for 2017/18, revealing an unsettling increase in the number of murders taking place in South Africa over the past year. Most murders took place in Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. In 2016-2017, the number of rapes that were reported to the police was 39 828, but for 2017-2018 this figure rose to 40 035. [Full Article...]

Trump Team, Canada Officials Carry on Talks to Revamp NAFTA

Trump Team, Canada Officials Carry on Talks to Revamp NAFTA If we don't make a fair deal for the USA after decades of abuse, Canada will be out". The two sides still have to resolve differences on three key issues: dairy , culture and the Chapter 19 dispute resolution mechanism . US & Canadian negotiators have yet to come to an agreement surrounding NAFTA, after expressing disputes over issues around dairy quotas, protection for Canadian media comp... [Full Article...]

Obama: US Government 'Not for Sale'

Obama: US Government 'Not for Sale' The portrayal of an administration in crisis was reinforced Wednesday when The New York Times published a bombshell account from "a senior official in the Trump administration" that illustrated a behind-the-scene "resistance". During his speech, Obama also railed against current president Donald Trump for "capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years", as well as... [Full Article...]

Tory MPs blast Boris Johnson - best of the blue on blue attacks

Tory MPs blast Boris Johnson - best of the blue on blue attacks The former London Mayor quit May's cabinet in July over May's Brexit plan and has been an outspoken critic ever since. But so far, May has signalled she will not drop her blueprint for Britain's future ties with the bloc after Brexit - the biggest shift in the country's foreign and trade policy for nearly half a century. [Full Article...]

Flight 93 'Tower of Voices' Memorial Dedicated on Eve of 9/11 Anniversary

Flight 93 'Tower of Voices' Memorial Dedicated on Eve of 9/11 Anniversary The terror attacks were the deadliest in the United States history, killing 2,996 people. President Donald Trump delivered a message of defiance as he spoke at a 9/11 memorial service , saying the USA would "never ever submit to tyranny". [Full Article...]

Kulsoom, Nawaz Sherif's wife, dies in London after prolonged illness

Kulsoom, Nawaz Sherif's wife, dies in London after prolonged illness She took out rallies in support for her husband Nawaz Sharif and campaigned for his release when he was put in jail after a coup by General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf in 1999. But she was not sworn in as she was already overseas for cancer treatment. A statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan said that all facilities will be provided to the family and heirs of Kulsoom as per law. [Full Article...]

Sen. Mark Warner Will Vote Against Kavanaugh

Sen. Mark Warner Will Vote Against Kavanaugh The Judiciary Committee will likely vote on Kavanaugh's nomination next week, and the full Senate vote is expected before the Supreme Court's upcoming term gets underway on October 1. "Because too many judges have become far too willing to interpret the law based on their policy preferences, not what the law actually says". Both Lee and Hatch criticized Sen. [Full Article...]

British jihadists must flee Syria or fight as Idlib offensive looms

British jihadists must flee Syria or fight as Idlib offensive looms The Wall Street Journal has just published a bombshell on Sunday evening as Russian and Syrian warplanes continue bombing raids over al-Qaeda held Idlib, citing unnamed United States officials who claim "President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has approved the use of chlorine gas in an offensive against the country's last major rebel stronghold". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump cancels trip to Ireland

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who as a cabinet minister opposed extending an invitation to Trump before changing his mind when he became prime minister, had described the trip as coming "a little bit out of the blue", but said the office of the USA president must be respected. [Full Article...]

Bolton to ICC Judges: Go After US, and You'll Pay

Bolton to ICC Judges: Go After US, and You'll Pay National security adviser John Bolton calls on a reporter during a news conference after speaking at a Federalist Society luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel, Monday, Sept. It will be his first major address since joining the Trump White House. Judges and prosecutors with the International Criminal Court (ICC) would be barred from entering the USA and their funds in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Death toll in Hokkaido quake hits 16, power supply returning:The Asahi Shimbun

Death toll in Hokkaido quake hits 16, power supply returning:The Asahi Shimbun After a long, dark night a large share of the lights were back on early Friday in the prefectural capital of Sapporo, a city of 1.9 million. It struck near Hokkaido's main airport, New Chitose Airport, which would be closed for at least Thursday. [Full Article...]

China criticises British Navy for entering its waters in S China Sea

China criticises British Navy for entering its waters in S China Sea The Royal Navy said the warship sailed past the islands en route to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to demonstrate its " freedom of navigation " rights and challenge Beijing's " excessive claims " in the region. Britain has been courting China for a post-Brexit free trade deal, and both countries like to describe how they have a "golden era" in ties. The U.S. [Full Article...]

Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay

Pence: I'd take lie detector test over NYT essay The writer claimed to be part of a "resistance" movement within the Trump administration that was working quietly behind the scenes to thwart his most risky impulses. Morning Joe panelists speculated on Friday without evidence that Conway was the author of the op-ed and was trying to frame Pence. While suggestions of the 25th Amendment have persisted throughout Trump's presidency, they'v... [Full Article...]

Four Dead In Cincinnati Shooting

Four Dead In Cincinnati Shooting He lived about 15 miles west of Cincinnati in the town of North Bend, Ohio, since at least 2015, Isaac said. Hospital officials said two people died upon arrival while another is still in critical condition. Two officers "rushed to her aid and carried her out of the line of fire after she was shot", the statement reads. A 48-year-old finance manager and a 25-year-old contractor were also kille... [Full Article...]

British PM: Skripals' Attackers Were Russian Military Agents

British PM: Skripals' Attackers Were Russian Military Agents His remarks are the furthest the British government has gone yet in attributing direct blame on Putin for the attempt by two Russian military intelligence officers to murder Sergei and Yulia Skripal with the military grade nerve agent in March. [Full Article...]

Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage

Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage Home Depot was closed. The woman, who is approximately 30 years old, suffered significant damage to her hands and had to be taken to Bridgeport Hospital. Police said while fireworks and dynamite are against the law in the state of CT, no charges will be pressed because it seemed that the current homeowners had no idea explosives were in their house. [Full Article...]


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