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Canada Condemns Death Penalty for Saudi Activist Amid Ongoing Tension

Canada Condemns Death Penalty for Saudi Activist Amid Ongoing Tension She is described as an activist well-known for participating in and documenting mass demonstrations against discrimination faced by the Shia minority in the country. It comes as Saudi Arabia takes an increasingly combative approach to worldwide criticism of its human rights record, imposing a raft of sanctions against Canada after it spoke out earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Giuliani to WashPost: Trump Asked About Pardoning Manafort, Decided to Hold Off

Giuliani to WashPost: Trump Asked About Pardoning Manafort, Decided to Hold Off The case involved Manafort's political consulting business and work he did on behalf of a pro-Russian government in Ukraine. They finished in third place in prime-time ratings in the advertiser-coveted 25-to-54 age group, behind CNN and MSNBC , reports The Los Angeles Times . [Full Article...]

Taiwan's last Africa ally tells China 'no desire' to switch ties

Taiwan's last Africa ally tells China 'no desire' to switch ties In Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen blamed the decision on China. In Taipei, Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said El Salvador had asked Taiwan for an "astronomical sum" of financial assistance to prevent the suspension of bilateral ties. [Full Article...]

Northern Venezuela coast hit by 7.3 magnitude natural disaster

Northern Venezuela coast hit by 7.3 magnitude natural disaster The YV5RNE National Emergency Network of the Radio Club Venezolano was activated on 7.088 MHz, and a clear frequency has been requested. The United States Geological Survey informed that the quake's magnitude was 7.3. Residents of Venezuela , as well as other Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago , Grenada, Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines, reported seeing buildings and... [Full Article...]

Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia

Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia The company added that accounts linked to Iran had spent more than $12,000 for ads on Facebook and its photo-sharing site Instagram , using US and Australian currency. Another pair of cartoons from Liberty Front Press, which spent $6,000 on ads on Facebook and Instagram. The company said it has shut down 84 fake websites in 12 court-approved actions over the past two years. [Full Article...]

Trump on Jeff Sessions Recusing Himself: 'What Kind of Man Is This?'

Trump on Jeff Sessions Recusing Himself: 'What Kind of Man Is This?' Yet, he admitted given all that has gone on between Trump and Sessions, it is time for Sessions to leave his post. "The Dems are very strong in the Justice Department", he said . "That is not the job of the attorney general". "And by the way, he was on the campaign", Trump said on Fox . The rhetoric is trickling down; when House Rep. [Full Article...]

Arctic's strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

Arctic's strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record A huge pack of floating ice along the northern Greenland coastline is breaking up and drifting apart into the Arctic Ocean - another outcome, scientists say, of global warming caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Wadhams further said that it could have "serious" consequences for wildlife including polar bears. The Arctic Ocean has witnessed abnormal temperature hikes rece... [Full Article...]

Sweet relief: Air quality back to ‘good’ as drizzle replaces wildfire smoke

Sweet relief: Air quality back to ‘good’ as drizzle replaces wildfire smoke A few areas on the eastside and south to Renton, SeaTac and Auburn were registering yellow or moderate air quality. Since Aug. 8, according to data from the Spokane Clear Air Agency, the region has experienced 11 days of air in at least the "Unhealthy for Some Groups" category. [Full Article...]

United States to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

United States to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton Russian Federation has accused the United States of obstructing counterterrorism efforts in the Syrian province of Idlib . "But ( Trump ) has made it very clear - his words - he wants maximum pressure on Iran , maximum pressure, and that is what is going on". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Lane: Big Island feeling the effects

Hurricane Lane: Big Island feeling the effects The department is also coordinating with the 375,000-strong Filipino community through the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu. Almost 12 inches had already fallen on the Big Island by late Wednesday. A hurricane warning is posted for Hawaii's Big Island, Maui and Oahu, including Honolulu, meaning hurricane conditions are expected within those areas. [Full Article...]

Flood-stricken Kerala angry after UAE $100m offer rejected

Flood-stricken Kerala angry after UAE $100m offer rejected Ending days of heated speculation on whether India would or should accept the 700 Crores reportedly offered by the UAE government for Kerala flood relief, the ministry of external affairs Wednesday categorically declared that New Delhi would tackle the Kerala flood disaster "through domestic efforts". [Full Article...]

China trade war escalates as latest tariffs kick in

China trade war escalates as latest tariffs kick in Business groups expressed hope that the two-day meeting would mark the start of serious negotiations over Chinese trade and economic policy changes demanded by President Donald Trump . Yet Beijing is not backing down despite insistence from Washington that it put the breaks on a technology development strategy that, according to the USA, features unfair trade practices. [Full Article...]

ISIS releases purported new audio of leader al-Baghdadi

ISIS releases purported new audio of leader al-Baghdadi CAIRO - Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in almost a year, has called on followers to fight on despite recent defeats, according to an audio recording posted on the group's media outlet. Today, after a vast military campaign by Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition, the jihadist group only has sleeping cells in Iraq. "America is going through the wo... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump Atty Cohen Pleads Guilty To Tax, Campaign Charges

Ex-Trump Atty Cohen Pleads Guilty To Tax, Campaign Charges They were "merely reimbursement for illegal campaign contributions". Investigators are now attempting to determine if the hush money paid to Stormy Daniels were in direct violation of campaign finance law. That places Trump much closer to actual wrongdoing than at any other point in the Russian Federation and related investigations, and it suggests this matter may not end with Cohen. [Full Article...]

2 people killed, 1 seriously injured in knife attack near Paris

2 people killed, 1 seriously injured in knife attack near Paris The Islamic State group, which has a history of opportunistic claims, swiftly claimed responsibility . The minister said a third person who was seriously injured was not a member of the family. Speaking in the south-western suburb of Trappes where the incident took place, Mr Collomb said the attacker appeared to have had "significant psychiatric problems". [Full Article...]

Trump declares emergency as hurricane menaces Hawaii

Trump declares emergency as hurricane menaces Hawaii The storm was the talk of the town despite a dominating performance by Honolulu Little League, which beat NY 10-0 in the Little League World Series. Rainfall over the past 12 hours as the storm approaches has dropped over eight inches of rain on the Big Island, officials said. [Full Article...]

Malaysian PM Mahathir says China-backed rail, pipeline projects canceled for now

Malaysian PM Mahathir says China-backed rail, pipeline projects canceled for now At a joint press conference with Premier Li, Mahathir also tried to explain that his decision was driven by financial woes. Dr Mahathir said Malaysia has much to gain from China and believes that investments from the world's second- largest economy could resolve the unemployment problem in the country. [Full Article...]

Can looser regulations save the coal from market forces?

Can looser regulations save the coal from market forces? Trump wasn't correct in saying it has gone away, though. A dozen other states now follow California's standard and a number of state attorneys general have threatened to take the EPA to court over the rule . All four scenarios find that the proposal will reduce Carbon dioxide emissions from their current level. Why are they doing this? The Environmental Protection Agency's new rule wou... [Full Article...]

Disposable contact lenses contribute to growing ocean pollution, researchers say

Disposable contact lenses contribute to growing ocean pollution, researchers say Contact lenses have improved quality of life for many people, allowing them to see the world more clearly without having to deal with glasses. Rolsky, a PhD student, told ASU Now that number is "pretty large", adding, with the approximately 45 million people in the US who wear contact lenses , it would amount to billions of lenses being flushed away per year. [Full Article...]

Australian prime minister could quit Friday

Australian prime minister could quit Friday Mr Turnbull said the public would be "crying out for an election" once the dust settled. That would likely make way for Treasurer Scott Morrison to challenge Dutton, according to local reports. "It is a real case and I would describe it as borderline". Some constitutional lawyers say there are areas of doubt. The opposition narrowly lost a vote in Parliament that would have sent Dutton to co... [Full Article...]


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