• Putin: Chance circumstances behind downing of plane
Putin: Chance circumstances behind downing of plane

The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. The incident late Monday was the most deadly known case of friendly fire between Syria and its key backer Russian Federation since Moscow´s game-changing 2015 military intervention in the war-torn country.

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  • 'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland
'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland

Duda said that a "Fort Trump " and an increase in USA military presence in the region "is absolutely justified" as a deterrent to Russian Federation, whose troops have been increasingly active on NATO's borders. Poland floated the same offer to the U.S.in May, prompting a swift response from Russian officials. Duda said Russian military expans...

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  • Reports of shooter in Wisconsin office building
Reports of shooter in Wisconsin office building

Lahmers said she ran out of the building and hid behind a vehicle. NBC15 was told the suspect walked into the building and opened fire. She says it shouldn't be unusual that a black woman is knocking on doors in 2018. Madison.com said its reporter, Dean Mosiman, was quoted as saying that "there were at least 40 police squad cars and ambulances...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee
Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee

When President Trump calls her Pocahontas, you bet a fundraising email goes out - incredibly, she feels no shame in going back to the struggles of real Native Americans if it means a healthy cash grab for herself. Asked whether her being one of four women on the Senate Judiciary Committee impacts the Kavanaugh confirmation proceedings, Senator ...

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  • Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib
Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib

Dujarric's and State Department's remarks came after Turkey and Russian Federation on Monday agreed to turn Idlib into a demilitarized zone. According to United Nations Secretary General's Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, about 10,000 Jabhat al-Nusra and al-Qaeda (both outlawed in Russia) militants are now staying in the region.

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  • Ken Starr: Manafort deal with Mueller 'really good for the country'
Ken Starr: Manafort deal with Mueller 'really good for the country'

Despite breathless round-the-clock attention by those sections of the corporate media that have been promoting the bogus claims of Russian interference in the 2016 elections, it is not clear that Manafort has anything to add in the way of evidence.

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  • Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China
Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China

Earlier this year, the U.S. also started charging levies on the imports of steel and aluminium from the European Union , Mexico and Canada. In July, China raised the tariff on imports of USA autos to 40 percent just days after broadly cutting duties on foreign-made vehicles and parts to 15 percent from 25 percent.

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  • Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

She said that each person had one beer but that Kavanaugh and Judge had started drinking earlier and were heavily intoxicated. She didn't say anything in the confirmation hearings. "I thought he might inadvertently kill me", Ms Ford said in an interview that has heaped pressure on Republican members of Congress to slow Mr Kavanaugh's anticipated pa...

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  • Documents reveal Salisbury suspects have links to Russian defence ministry
Documents reveal Salisbury suspects have links to Russian defence ministry

They have also commented on the British police's theory that they had brought a Nina Ricci perfume bottle full of the Novichok toxic nerve agent used for the poisoning. Brit authorities are attempting to find a medic nicknamed Dr Novichok and a fourth man who helped the duo target ex-spy Sergei Skripal , it is claimed .

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  • Heavy winds expected in Peterborough as Storm Helene rushes through
Heavy winds expected in Peterborough as Storm Helene rushes through

Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely. - Cause some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer . "There is a chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage", the warning reads.

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  • Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win
Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

Acclaimed as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era, Kipchoge has dominated marathon racing since making his debut in Hamburg in 2013 after a successful track career that saw him win world gold and silver (2003, 2007) in the 5000m and Olympic silver and bronze (2008, 2004) over the same distance.

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  • No-deal Brexit could bring driving licence ramifications
No-deal Brexit could bring driving licence ramifications

Thursday's technical paper added: "In the unlikely event of the United Kingdom leaving the EU without a negotiated agreement, the majority of position, navigation and timing services provided by Galileo and European Geostationary Navigation Overlay will continue to be freely available to all UK-based users".

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  • Paul Manafort to plead guilty to two charges
Paul Manafort to plead guilty to two charges

In August Manafort was found guilty of bank and tax fraud in a trial that lasted more than two weeks. He could also get a pardon from Trump, which would set off a political firestorm. District Court in Washington , U.S., September 14, 2018. He left the campaign in August that year - days after the New York Times reported a Ukraine investigation ...

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  • Top Florida GOP members distance themselves from Trump's Puerto Rico claims
Top Florida GOP members distance themselves from Trump's Puerto Rico claims

A recent federal report found that almost 3,000 people died in Maria's wake in Puerto Rico , with damages estimated at about $100 billion. Last month , it was placed at 2,975 after the government commissioned an independent study by public health experts at George Washington University.

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  • Nun seeks justice from Vatican; accused Bishop says charges concocted
Nun seeks justice from Vatican; accused Bishop says charges concocted

The nun, who admitted to be under enormous pressure in her battle against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, said that she was pained by the derogatory comments raised against her by sitting legislator PC George and will not meet the media. "Your highness, I would like to ask: Will the Church authority -who stand to protect Bishop Franco and safeguard the d...

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  • Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question
Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question

The visit would have been Trump's first to Ireland since becoming president. In March Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Trump met in the White House to discuss trade, immigration, climate change and human rights. Political parties including Labour and the Greens had said they would be protesting against Mr Trump's visit. It was to be Mr Tr...

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  • Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls
Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls

Politicians in Sweden will now "need a lot of imagination" to form a government, daily Svenska Dagbladet wrote. The Social Democrats have led a minority government with the Greens since 2014, with the informal support of the ex-communist Left Party to pass legislation.

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  • Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib
Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib

On Monday, the head of the United Nations humanitarian agency, Mark Lowcock, warned that Idlib could see "the worst humanitarian catastrophe, with the biggest loss of life of the 21st century". A militant from an unspecified group stationed in Idlib has issued a threat to Turkish President Recep Tayyip, warning that militants in northwestern Syri...

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  • Kulsoom Nawaz: Ex-Pakistan PM's wife dies in London
Kulsoom Nawaz: Ex-Pakistan PM's wife dies in London

Her husband and former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, along with her daughter Maryam Nawaz is serving a jail sentence at Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi. The former first lady of Pakistan is survived by her husband Nawaz Sharif and four children, Hassan, Hussain, Maryam and Asma.

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"‘Life-threatening’ Florence spawns first hurricane watches, could bring 30" of rain

The hurricane is generating swells that are already affecting Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast. North Carolina governor Roy Cooper asked President Donald Trump for an early Disaster Declaration on Monday to prepare for anticipated damage in the state .

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