• Mexico the Focus of the WH NAFTA Redux, Canada on Hold
Mexico the Focus of the WH NAFTA Redux, Canada on Hold

The president said over the weekend that Canada's tariffs and taxes are far too high and repeated threats to tax the auto industry if a deal can't be reached. It's now been over two months since Trump levelled steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, and over a month since the federal government retaliated with counter-tariffs on American-made steel...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, who sent out anti-Trump texts, fired: lawyer
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok, who sent out anti-Trump texts, fired: lawyer

Strzok became the face of everything Mr. Trump and his allies viewed as problematic with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, after the revelation that he and onetime fellow Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Lisa Page exchanged anti-Trump text messages.

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  • Trump blasts 'Wacky Omarosa' after leaked tape: 'Vicious but not smart'
Trump blasts 'Wacky Omarosa' after leaked tape: 'Vicious but not smart'

Trump tweeted . Omarosa, who left the White House last December, reveals explosive details of her time as Trump's assistant and director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison in her new book, published by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, August 14.

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  • Pence Urges Congress to Establish Space Force as Threats Mount
Pence Urges Congress to Establish Space Force as Threats Mount

It's unclear whether the crowd favorite among these options could be used in an official capacity within Space Force or just on merchandise. Critics, however, have hit back at the announcement saying it's expensive and unnecessary. Democratic Senator Brian Schatz, who is on the Defense Appropriations subcommittee, said the Space Force was a...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez likens $10000 debate offer by conservative columnist to catcalling
Ocasio-Cortez likens $10000 debate offer by conservative columnist to catcalling

The line was a reference to comments from Sen. "Last week's editorial regarding the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene and Democratic House nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attempts to lecture its readers on the prescription for dealing with rising anti-Israel sentiment on the left and particularly in Democratic circles ("'Fiddler' As Political ...

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  • #2018ZimElections: Chamisa files court challenge to election result
#2018ZimElections: Chamisa files court challenge to election result

Global monitors largely praised the conduct of the election itself, although European Union observers said that Mnangagwa, a former long-time Mugabe ally, benefitted from an "un-level playing field" and some voter intimidation. Mr Chamisa wants the court to declare him the victor or call a fresh election, it is reported. He said they had a "secre...

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  • US, EU seek details of Saudi arrests but dodge Canada spat
US, EU seek details of Saudi arrests but dodge Canada spat

If the Saudi government's threat includes oil market transactions with private-sector companies in Canada, the effects would be damaging for the country's refining sector, ARC Energy Research Institute executive director Peter Tertzakian said.

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  • Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire
Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

He is accused of deliberately starting the latest fast-moving Holy Fire and faces life in prison if convicted of arson and other charges. Forrest Clark made several outbursts in his first court appearance on Friday, after refusing to leave his cell the day prior.

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  • Why Argentinian Senate voted against legal abortion
Why Argentinian Senate voted against legal abortion

When the result was told to the demonstrators - who were separated by police and riot fences - the pro-life camp set off fireworks in celebration, and the pro-choice side threw rocks and lit fires in protest. As senators debated the bill into the early hours of Thursday morning, pro-abortion rights activists rallied outside Congress chanting "leg...

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  • 2nd Unite the Right rally happening in Washington Sunday
2nd Unite the Right rally happening in Washington Sunday

The 2017 Charlottesville rally, which drew white supremacists and neo-Nazis, was originally meant to protest the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Law enforcement and D.C.'s Mayor Muriel Bowser stood shoulder-to-shoulder Thursday touting lessons learned from a year ago and patrolling other controversial demonstrat...

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  • Kremlin says new United States sanctions on Russian Federation illegitimate
Kremlin says new United States sanctions on Russian Federation illegitimate

He added that the USA move was "absolutely unfriendly", but reiterated Moscow's hope for improvements to the stressed relations between the two countries. The Kremlin said the new sanctions were "illegal and do not correspond to worldwide law". The relationship is already routinely described as at its worst since the Cold War.

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  • Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists
Israel launches scores of airstrikes as Gaza fire persists

Israel carries out regular attacks on Palestinians in Gaza under the pretext of hitting Hamas targets. "Hamas will lose another strategic ability, in which it invested large sums". Israeli fighters also struck a tunnel on the Mediterranean coast and targeted weapons and rocket manufacturing sites, as well as a military complex serving as a c...

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  • US urges Canada and Saudi Arabia to resolve feud
US urges Canada and Saudi Arabia to resolve feud

It's also stopped medical treatment programs in which Saudi patients are sent to hospitals in Canada . When asked about the jailed activists, Jubeir reiterated the government's earlier stance that they had been in contact with foreign entities, but did not specify the charges against them.

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  • N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges
N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges

Prosecutors at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY alleged in an indictment that Collins and the other defendants used nonpublic information about the results of a drug trial to trade on the stock of the pharmaceutical company, Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited, of which Collins was a board member.

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  • The Sixth Day of Paul Manafort's Trial Was Indirectly About Donald Trump
The Sixth Day of Paul Manafort's Trial Was Indirectly About Donald Trump

Gates has already pled guilty to two counts in Mueller's probe and testified against Manafort as part of a plea deal with the special counsel's office. Gates said he and Manafort turned to a Cypriot lawyer, whom he referred to in court as "Dr K", who set up bank accounts and shell companies on Manafort's behalf and "handled everything".

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  • Count Police out of NASS siege, IGP tells Osinbajo
Count Police out of NASS siege, IGP tells Osinbajo

Daura is however in a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, now holding at the presidential villa in Abuja. He said the standoff at the NASS complex reached him as a surprise, adding that the police would soon issue a statement in relation to the impasse.

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  • A Wildfire in Northern California Is Now the Biggest in State History
A Wildfire in Northern California Is Now the Biggest in State History

The wildfires have burned through 283,800 acres (114,850 hectares) - an area almost the size of the sprawling city of Los Angeles. Resources assigned to the fire include 432 fire engines, 89 water tenders, 15 helicopters, 57 hand crews, and 80 dozers, for a total of 3,781 personnel.

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  • New Evacuation Orders in Mendocino Complex Fires
New Evacuation Orders in Mendocino Complex Fires

The blaze in Mendocino County, about 90 miles (145 km) north of San Francisco , had spread to cover a total of 201,471 acres (81,500 hectares) by early Saturday, after increasing more than 25 percent in size from Friday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said.

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  • Saudi Arabia agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley
Saudi Arabia agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley

KSA gave the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country, in an abrupt rupture of relations over what it slammed as "interference" in its internal affairs. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama present the 2012 International Women of Courage Award to Samar Badawi of Saudi Arabia, on the 101st Anniversary...

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  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expresses grief over death of M Karunanidhi
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expresses grief over death of M Karunanidhi

Mr Karunanidhi was admitted to Kauvery Hospital on July 28 after suffering a drop in his blood pressure and a urinary tract infection. A large number of DMK supporters thronged the hospital. Describing the late stalwart as a "mass leader", the CM said, "He was an undaunted political fighter, mass leader who struggled for socio-economic developm...

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  • Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure
Trump restores Iran sanctions as Rouhani feels economic pressure

In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani addresses the nation in a televised speech in Tehran , Iran, Monday, Aug. "We deeply regret the re-imposition of sanctions by the U.S., due to the latter's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)", according to a st...

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  • Accountant testifies she helped Manafort falsify tax returns
Accountant testifies she helped Manafort falsify tax returns

WASHINGTON-Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors are walking the jury in the trial of Paul Manafort through records to back their claim that the former Trump campaign chairman deceived his own financial advisers to hide his foreign accounts and income from USA tax authorities.

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  • Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally
Trump blasts Pelosi, LeBron James before OH campaign rally

The attack on James, who has been critical of Trump, came just as the National Basketball Association superstar opened up a school for underprivileged children. He went on a screed against illegal immigration and basked in cheers as the crowd chanted a campaign rallying cry: "Build the wall, build the wall".

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  • Six arrested in Venezuela after drone attack
Six arrested in Venezuela after drone attack

Plotters flew one of the bomb-laden devices over the presidential stage with the goal of activating it near Maduro, but the area was equipped with devices that block invasive radio signals, Reverol said. The arrests suggest the attack was less a military uprising than an assault led by groups linked to anti-Maduro street protesters, dubbed "The Res...

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  • 'Blatant Interference:' Why Saudi Arabia Just Expelled Canada's Ambassador to the Kingdom
'Blatant Interference:' Why Saudi Arabia Just Expelled Canada's Ambassador to the Kingdom

The Saudi Foreign Ministry also said it would freeze "all new business" between the kingdom and Canada. The move came after Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland urged Saudi authorities to release from prison human rights activist Samar Badawi, the sister of Saudi activist and writer Raif Badawi , who is now serving out a prison sente...

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