• Mike Pence to release tax returns next week
Mike Pence to release tax returns next week

Chuck Todd needs to tell America what exactly Donald Trump has been transparent about. Over the last several weeks, the press has focused on Donald Trump's immigration policy, which was initially harsh and included a plan of mass deportation and the building of a wall he claims he will force Mexico to pay for.

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  • Gabon: President Under Scrutiny As EU Raises Doubts Over Poll Win
Gabon: President Under Scrutiny As EU Raises Doubts Over Poll Win

Clashes quickly broke out in this oil-rich Central African country after the results were announced last week, with opposition supporters claiming fraud and burning buildings and looting stores. Bongo's re-election would extend a family dynasty in power since the 1960s. On Tuesday, an European Union mission observing the August 27 polls report...

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  • Mexico govt: Treasury minister resigns after Trump visit
Mexico govt: Treasury minister resigns after Trump visit

Trump accepted the invitation, and met with Pena Nieto last Wednesday. Deputy Interior Minister Luis Miranda, who is said to be a close friend and ally of Pena Nieto, replaced Meade as the head of the social development ministry. Videgaray will not take another public post, the spokeswoman said. "It was necessary to make him feel and know why M...

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  • Kerry extends India visit, to join Obama at G-20 in China
Kerry extends India visit, to join Obama at G-20 in China

I think it is crystal clear that United States and India are exactly in the similar mind with respect to the issue of terror and the need to not only prevent it but to bring those to justice who perpetrate it". The Afghan officials have always been criticizing Pakistan for allowing the Afghan group and the notorious Haqqani terrorist network to hav...

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  • Sitaram Yechury, Asaduddin Owaisi to meet Hurriyat in personal capacity
Sitaram Yechury, Asaduddin Owaisi to meet Hurriyat in personal capacity

A police officer told the IANS news agency that controls and security measures were being reinforced in the area on Monday. They are also likely to meet former Hurriyat chief Abdul Ghani Bhat. They were a part of the 26-member delegation of politicians to the violence-hit valley where 73 people have died in clashes between security forces and prote...

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  • Multiple bomb blasts in Syrian cities kill at least 12
Multiple bomb blasts in Syrian cities kill at least 12

The operation, dubbed Euphrates Shield, marked Turkey's largest incursion into Syria since the war began, and had two stated objectives: limit the territorial ambitions of Kurdish-led, US-backed forces to expand along the border from their territory in Syria's northeast and clear IS from its positions south of Turkey's border.

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  • Family remembers boy killed by alligator at Disney World
Family remembers boy killed by alligator at Disney World

KETV reports that hundreds of people crowded the football field wearing blue shirts to celebrate the toddler's short life. Matt and Melissa's two-year-old boy, Lane, was snatched by an alligator and killed in June while the family was enjoying a vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.

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  • Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried
Uzbekistan's autocratic president to be buried

Authorities said Islam Karimov, 78, was pronounced dead at 8:55 pm local time (2025 IST) following days of speculation that authorities were delaying the confirmation of his death after he reportedly suffered a stroke over the weekend. Samarkand airport was reported to be closed for arriving and departing aircraft last Saturday, possibly indicating...

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  • China, US join climate deal; Obama hails work to save planet
China, US join climate deal; Obama hails work to save planet

They hailed their new era of climate cooperation as the best chance for saving the planet. "I am proud to congratulate President Obama, President Xi Jinping , and other world leaders on the ratification of the Paris Agreement". China rejected the ruling and accused the United States of stirring up trouble in the sea where its territorial claims ...

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  • Kurdish rebels, 1 Turkish soldier killed in clashes
Kurdish rebels, 1 Turkish soldier killed in clashes

Eight servicemen were also wounded in the Tendurek area. The unnamed officials added that three village guards and a civilian also sustained gunshot wounds during the assault. Turkey, EU, and the US consider the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or the PKK, a terrorist organization. It is not possible to independently verify the toll.

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  • Hailing cooperation, US and China join global climate deal
Hailing cooperation, US and China join global climate deal

America and China have formally joined the Paris climate change agreement, with US President Barack Obama hailing the accord as the "moment we finally made a decision to save our planet". The Paris agreement will require the support of 55 nations accounting for 55 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions before it enters into force legally.

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  • Spain Parliament set to again reject PM's bid to form govt
Spain Parliament set to again reject PM's bid to form govt

Analysts said the almost nine-month deadlock could be broken if Rajoy steps aside, suggesting that the some opposition lawmakers could be willing to vote for a PP-led government if the conservative party installed a new leader. "A lack of government carries costs, and a high bill will have to be paid among all the Spanish people". The political i...

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  • Hurricane Hermine tears through Florida, raises new Zika fears
Hurricane Hermine tears through Florida, raises new Zika fears

Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. As of 5 a.m., it was located 30 kilometers, or over 18 miles, west of Valdosta, Georgia, with maximum winds at 70 miles per hour.

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  • Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving half his term
Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving half his term

PDT. The former Stanford University swimmer bowed his head as he rushed past a crowd of reporters. It was held across the street from the San Jose jail. Once there, he'll be required to register as a sex offender. Persky handed down Turner's sentence. "We don't want somebody who's going to be affected by the media.by pressure from outside sourc...

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  • Powerful natural disaster strikes in New Zealand
Powerful natural disaster strikes in New Zealand

Civil Defence has issued a level two tsunami threat warning after a 7.1 natural disaster hit off the coast of East Cape. Some also experienced power outages. New Zealand is on the boundary of the Australian and Pacific tectonic plates, which form part of the so-called "Ring of Fire", and experiences up to 15,000 tremors a year.

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  • Forecast: Hermine will be a hurricane at landfall
Forecast: Hermine will be a hurricane at landfall

Friday night lights will be Thursday night lights in many areas of SC this week. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Hermine was likely to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane by the time it lands in Florida on Thursday night or early Friday.

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  • Australian state becomes first to permanently ban fracking
Australian state becomes first to permanently ban fracking

Premier Daniel Andrew said the ban would protect the reputation of Victoria's agriculture sector and alleviate farmers' concerns about environmental and health risks associated with hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking. An expert panel headed by scientist Amanda Caples and which included industry, business and community representatives would ove...

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  • Warnings issued over hazardous rip currents as storms swirl in Atlantic
Warnings issued over hazardous rip currents as storms swirl in Atlantic

Hawaii County, which covers the Big Island, urged residents to restock their emergency kits, create evacuation plans and secure outdoor furniture. Rain is expected across the entire state of Florida over the next few days thanks to Tropical Depression 9 in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Govt may advance Parliament session to get GST laws approved
Govt may advance Parliament session to get GST laws approved

Days after GST Bill was passed by Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave credit to all political parties who unanimously approved the legislation despite "bitter rivalries", saying it was an example of how big tasks can be done if all parties work together.

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  • IS says spokesman Adnani killed in Syria's Aleppo
IS says spokesman Adnani killed in Syria's Aleppo

The Islamic State group's second in command, Syrian-born Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed while monitoring military operations in the Syrian province of Aleppo, the group announced Tuesday. He was a Syrian who crossed the border and joined al-Qaida in Iraq after the 2003 USA -led invasion. Iraq said in January that Adnani had been wounded in ...

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  • Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation
Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundation

The idea that the uber-rich seek to curry favor is not surprising; the fact that they have been successful is disturbing. "I think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should provide the Congress, and consequently the public, an unclassified version that can be released of the report that they had", the Utah Republican said in an interview on ...

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  • Turkey-backed Syria rebels take 10 more villages
Turkey-backed Syria rebels take 10 more villages

Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. But U.S. support for the group, as well as SDF's military successes, have incensed Turkey, which views Kurdish groups with suspicion and regards some of them as terrorist organizations .

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  • President of the Philippines Duterte has strop against the United Nations
President of the Philippines Duterte has strop against the United Nations

Rights groups and Filipino politicians have accused Duterte of creating a wave of killings, both extrajudicial attacks carried out by police and vigilante hits. The carnage, which is far higher than had been previously known, has renewed calls to end the killings across the island nation of 100 million people.

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  • Kerry in Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen, Syria conflicts
Kerry in Saudi Arabia for talks on Yemen, Syria conflicts

The two men were joined by other worldwide diplomats today to talk about ways to break the impasse and revive talks on forming a national unity government for Yemen. Kerry lashed out at Iran, saying its arms shipments to the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen posed a threat to the United States. The Houthis are backed by army units loyal to former Yemen...

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  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte offers bounty on corrupt police
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte offers bounty on corrupt police

Immigration said 364 Chinese nationals were stopped from entering Manila in July as part of the bureau's intensified campaign to prevent undesirable aliens from coming to the Philippines. The children who were raped and mutilated [by drug users]. He affirmed the goal of his campaign: "I simply want the law-abiding and God-fearing citizens of this...

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