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Elizabeth Warren Says Trump’s Cabinet Should Just Invoke the 25th Amendment Already

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The Massachusetts Democrat made the comments in a fundraising email on Thursday. She was referring, of course, to the reporting in Bob Woodward's book on this presidency, Fear , which details some of the efforts behind the scenes to thwart the president's more impulsive decisions, as well as an anonymous opinion piece published in the New York Times by "a senior official" in the White House. Read More »

NY Attorney General subpoenas every Catholic diocese in the state

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In some states, the offices of attorneys general noted that they have relatively limited authority for prosecuting criminal violations; in CT, for instance, an official wrote that the attorney general there lacks "any criminal law authority (outside of certain home improvement contractor violations)". Read More »

4 dead, 5 injured in shooting at Cincinnati bank

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According to a spokeswoman for the University of Cincinnati Health system, one victim has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, and one remains in fair condition. Federal agents were on the scene. Square and surrounding area will be closed to foot traffic. "We did hear a gun shooting from the 29th floor". The mom to two young children, ages 5 and 7, released a statement on the tragedy Friday evening via her employer Fifth Third Bank. Read More »

Bill Maher: This Is The Week Trump Found Out Everyone Hates Him

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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders encouraged Americans to flood the New York Times switchboard in protest over an anonymous op-ed from a member of the Trump Administration. That's a rich criticism coming from an administration that, like its predecessors, routinely holds briefings and phone calls with reporters that require the reporters not to identify the administration officials involved by name. Read More »

BMW seized from home of couple who raised money for homeless man

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The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office and Florence police searched the couple's home on Thursday on a search warrant as part of a criminal investigation. In purported text messages between D'Amico and Bobbitt before the lawsuit and investigation, D'Amico seems to contradict his and his girlfriend's claim that they did not want to give a drug addict control of so much money. Read More »

Pakistan army chief provokes India, says people of Kashmir fighting bravely

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According to the media reports, PM Khan's sons have come from London and will stay in Pakistan for four days at Imran Khan 's Bani Gala residence. Khan also praised the Pakistani armed forces for combating terrorism. "No other nation has fought the war on terror like the Pakistan Army". Pompeo stressed the "importance of strong democratic institutions" in Pakistan, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a readout of the meeting Pompeo had with Bajwa. Read More »

Nuclear impasse keeps Xi Jinping away from Pyongyang

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South Korean national security advisor Chung Eui-yong, who met with Kim, said the North Korean leader also emphasized that his "trust in Trump remains unchanged", the comment which led to the U.S. "There's been some rhetoric, let's see what happens", Trump said. And, the Treasury Department hit Park and the company he worked for, Chosun Expo Joint Venture, with sanctions that will freeze any assets they may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing any business with them. Read More »

Rainbow rises over India as SC legalises consensual gay sex

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In his separate judgment, Justice Chandrachud also said that due to Section 377 IPC, the LGBT people were forced to live in hiding and as second-class citizens even as others enjoyed the right of sexual orientation . As all five judges signed the verdict, it signalled the approval of homosexuality and gay sex in India. The wheel has come a full circle, with political parties once opposed to the idea lining up in support of the Supreme Court judgement on Thursday decriminalizing ... Read More »

Concerns in US, Asia over fresh round of tariffs

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Trump said on Air Force One that he was ready to launch tariffs on 200 billion dollars worth of imports in the coming days. Mobile phones, the biggest U.S. The company noted it spent $50 billion with 9,000 US suppliers in its most recent fiscal year, including Texas-based chip firm Finisar Corp and Kentucky-based Corning Inc. Read More »

Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own; kills man

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The officer, who was not publicly identified by authorities, then opened fire on the man who resided there, police said . Chief U. Renee Hall said at a news conference Friday that "there are more questions than we have answers" in the Thursday night killing of 26-year-old Botham Jean, but that with the information investigators have now, they're seeking a manslaughter charge against the officer. Read More »

Brazil's Presidential Front-Runner Is Seriously Wounded In Attack At Campaign Rally

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Earlier this week, Bolsonaro said during a campaign event that he would like to shoot corrupt members of the leftist Workers' Party, which made da Silva its candidate. In spite of his lead, Bolsonaro's support has plateaued in recent weeks. While Bolsonaro has a strong following, he is a deeply divisive figure. Brazil's presidential race was thrown into chaos on Friday with the far-right front-runner in serious but stable condition after being stabbed at a rally one month before the vote. Read More »

Trump tells supporters it'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached

We're far past the point where it's become hackneyed to point out that Trump's rambling rants say the exact opposite about his state of mind, but these priceless crowd reactions are exactly the real-world juxtaposition needed to make that point without even directly addressing it at all. Read More »

Protester throws 'Team Putin' shirt at Papadopoulos after sentencing

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Trump criticized the investigation and the Justice Department on the day he was inaugurated, Breen told U.S. District Judge Randolph D. Moss. Defence lawyer Thomas Breen said his client was affected by Mr Trump's cries of "fake news" ahead of the interview and was torn between wanting to cooperate with investigators and wanting to remain loyal to the President. Read More »

Donald Trump threatens tariffs on $267 billion more of China goods

The two governments already have imposed penalty duties on $ 50 billion of each other's exports. "There's another $267 billion ready to go on short notice if I want", Trump said. Cell phones, the biggest USA import from China, have so far been spared, but would be engulfed if Trump activates the $267 billion tariff list. But David French, top lobbyist for the National Retail Federation, whose members include Amazon.com, BJ's Wholesale Club and Macy's, said almost every consumer good could ... Read More »

Dead, 2 Injured in Shooting at Cincinnati Bank - Hit & Run

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The gunman then entered the bank's lobby, where he exchanged gunfire with the police, Isaac said . Three people were killed by the gunman, Isaac said, and at least two other victims were reportedly hospitalized with gunshot wounds. 6, 2018. The gunman has been identified by authorities as Omar Santa Perez. "We couldn't feel worse about it", Cotter said. "This is a horrific incident", Isaac said. Read More »

Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer

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He criticized the media for what he said were its efforts to "undermine this administration". In the piece, the writer had claimed: "The root of the problem is the president's amorality". He also criticised the claim made in the article which asserted that the coalition of "resistance" within the Trump administration was working in the interests of the American people. Read More »

California's Delta Fire Engulfs Vehicles on Interstate 5

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The Delta Fire burns in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Authorities say that 45 miles of Interstate 5 will be closed until Friday due to the Delta Fire. The Hirz Fire northeast of Redding is the largest fire still burning in California. More than 1,220 firefighters have been deployed to fight the Delta wildfire. Read More »

Russians charged over UK Novichok nerve agent attack

On Wednesday, September 5, British police revealed the names and published the photos of two Russian men they say flew to Britain over a weekend in March to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury . Read More »

Activist investor sues Musk over 'plan to burn short-sellers'

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One exception to the feel-good vibe has been an ongoing feud between American tech entrepreneur Elon Musk and a British caving expert, Vernon Unsworth , whose advice and experience were considered crucial to the rescue operation. British diver Vernon Unsworth , 63, has been described as a "pivotal" part of the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their football coach when they became trapped in a flooded cave complex in June. Read More »

$400K Raised By Couple For Homeless Good Samaritan 'Gone'

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Superior Court Judge Paula Dow said that Katie McClure and Mark D'Amico must appear Monday for a deposition in a suit filed by Johnny Bobbitt over the whereabouts of the hundreds of thousands of dollars raised for him via GoFundMe . The couple told NBC there was still over $150,000 left in donations. Homeless veteran Johnny's Bobbitt's lawyer claims there is "no money left" in the GoFundMe account created for his client. Read More »

Mueller OK with some written responses from Trump

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And I could give you 100 pictures of him and Comey hugging and kissing each other. Speaking on Fox News' "Hannity" on Tuesday, Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow did not address the obstruction aspect of the probe, but primarily discussed the Russian Federation investigation portion, saying "I'm not anxious about questions on Russian Federation". Read More »

House speaker rejects Trump tweet on Justice Department

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He added: "Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time ". According to a 2016 Justice Department memorandum by then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch that CNN cited, prosecutors "may never select the timing of investigative steps or criminal charges for the objective of affecting any election, or for the goal of giving an advantage or disadvantage to any candidate or political party". Read More »

Police, Protestors Clash After Brazil's National Museum Fire

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Amid an ongoing investigation and unable to access much of the now destroyed museum, officials have been reluctant to give any account of how specific artifacts fared in the fire or disclose information on other material that may have been in other locations. Read More »

Paraguay Embassy Move Diplomatic Blow to Israel

The prime minister's office was furious at the announcement and issued a statement saying that " Israel views with great severity the exceptional decision of Paraguay that will cloud relations between the two countries". The Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency welcomed the "courageous" decision taken by Paraguay and attributed it to "the wise and vigorous Palestinian diplomatic efforts to show the danger of the transfer of embassies to Jerusalem ". Read More »

Chrystia Freeland, Robert Lighthizer meet on NAFTA after long night for negotiators

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Trump and saying ... we haven't delivered a one-sided crushing defeat for Canada, what we've got is an agreement that is good for all parties", says Gordon Ritchie, a former Canadian ambassador for trade negotiations. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Trudeau said Canada will not sign onto a deal that does not include a dispute resolution mechanism and exemptions for cultural industries. Read More »

India, US hold inaugural edition of 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi

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India however is finalising a deal with Moscow to buy new systems including its S-400 long-range, surface-to-air missiles. The US has imposed military sanctions against Russian Federation under the stringent CAATSA (Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act) law for its annexation of Crimea as well as alleged meddling in the American presidential election in 2016. Read More »

Alex Jones squares off with Marco Rubio during press conference

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As Jones accused Rubio of "playing dumb", the senator rolled his eyes. The Infowars host heckled Rubio, calling him a "frat boy, ' a "little punk". "Don't touch me. When Rubio continues to ignore him, Jones calls out again, "I wonder why Rubio got so mad at me and threatened me physically". Even in a fight with Alex Jones . Read More »

Kim Kardashian back at the White House to talk prison reform

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The reality television star came to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Wednesday for the second time for a meeting with administration officials on prison reform. It seems she's giving the matter a serious push - per Vanity Fair, "Kardashian has been in near daily contact with Kushner or White House staff members to push for more names". Read More »