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Global Syria tripartite summit 'step to peace': Iran
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Days after visiting Turkey, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Damascus Monday as part of a shuttle diplomacy to resolve the situation in Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in Syria. It accuses rebels in Idlib of attacking Hmeimim with weaponised drones and insists jihadists in the province must be eliminated. Iran, Russia , and Syria often describe all their armed opponents as " terrorists ".

Global White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use
Author: 0 White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Weapons Use

Trump has warned that an attack "would be a reckless escalation of an already tragic conflict ", the White House said, risking the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. "The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential human tragedy". The verbal clash came as towns and villages in the northern Idlib province, where Syria's rebels are holed up, came under intense airstrikes, killing at least eight people, according to a search and ...

Global Puerto Rico raises death toll from storm Maria to 2975
Author: 0 Puerto Rico raises death toll from storm Maria to 2975

It was an optimistic accounting of his administration's handling of the natural disaster, which left much of the U.S. territory without power for weeks and resulted in thousands of deaths. Trump did not respond directly to his critics Wednesday, instead saying he hoped the island doesn't suffer a similar fate this year. "I've got family over there and a lot of friends", she said.

Global Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him
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They deny the claims, saying they gave him some cash and bought him a truck and a camper. "The irreparable harm will be if they spend any more of Mr. During an appearance on United States television on Monday, D'Amico revealed there is well over $150,000 left of the donations. Bobbitt , a North Carolina native, "had no access to money or food" while living in the camper, Promislo said.

Global McCain’s Funeral ‘Less a Eulogy Than a Call to Arms — CNN Analyst
Author: 0 McCain’s Funeral ‘Less a Eulogy Than a Call to Arms — CNN Analyst

Many speakers at the ceremony suggested that even in death, McCain could serve as a role model for a politically fractured nation. "It's a politics that pretends to be fearless and tough but in fact is born of fear. His flag-draped casket was escorted by military body bearers up the cathedral steps under gray skies. It was the last public event in Washington , where McCain lived and worked over four decades, and part of McCain's five-day, cross-country funeral procession.

Global Trump says 'no political necessity' to keep Canada in NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump says 'no political necessity' to keep Canada in NAFTA

The controversial remarks come amid increased tensions between the US and Canada, in part over trade. Congress must approve any rewrite of the deal, and could refuse to endorse an agreement that excludes Canada. "Oh well, just more dishonest reporting". According to The Wall Street Journal, the dispute between USA and Canada hinges on agricultural and media protection policies, as well as the installation of a system that would allow any of the three countries in the agreement to challenge ...

Global Hurricane death toll 3000
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The study noted that mortality in Puerto Rico had been slowly decreasing since 2010, but spiked after the hurricane. Responding to a George Washington University study that found almost 3,000 people died in last year's storm, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the Trump administration supports "ensure a full accountability and transparency of fatalities".

Global MSNBC Guest Thinks DeSantis 'Monkey' Comment as Bad as 'N-Word'
Author: 0 MSNBC Guest Thinks DeSantis 'Monkey' Comment as Bad as 'N-Word'

Stephen Lawson , communications director for the DeSantis campaign, said the comment had nothing to do with race. Gillum was able to defeat former Democratic congresswoman Gwen Graham and former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine , two establishment Democrats with a big-spending campaign despite spending the least amount of money and having the least television presence.

Global Graham: Trump Called to Compliment Me for Tribute to McCain
Author: 0 Graham: Trump Called to Compliment Me for Tribute to McCain

As the room emptied, hundreds of people lined up outside the Arizona State Capitol , hours before the doors opened to the public, waiting to pay their respects to the man who represented them in Washington for over three decades. Carrasco said he became "emotional" when Cindy McCain walked over to him and fellow well-wishers on Monday. I'm watching the service for Senator #JohnMcCain at the Arizona State Capitol .

Global Russia accuses Syrian rebels of preparing Idlib chemical attack
Author: 0 Russia accuses Syrian rebels of preparing Idlib chemical attack

About it reports Bloomberg with reference to the statement of U.S. presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton during a meeting in Geneva with Russian security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. As Western-backed moderate Sunni rebels have surrendered or retreated in the past year, Washington appears to have given up on its longtime goal of toppling Assad and has focused on two other objectives: stopping any further use of chemical weapons by Assad and curbing Iranian influence ...

Global Russian Federation masses warships off Syria ahead of regime's final assault on Idlib
Author: 0 Russian Federation masses warships off Syria ahead of regime's final assault on Idlib

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has also been providing the Syrian government with support, spoke with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki last month about the issue, Bolton said. "Physically, the Russians really can't do anything to stop that strike", Lamrani said. Senior Iranian officials have said their military presence in Syria is at the invitation of the Assad government and they have no immediate plans to withdraw.

Global Gillum advances in quest to be Florida’s 1st black governor
Author: 0 Gillum advances in quest to be Florida’s 1st black governor

Senate nomination, which would put him against longtime Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in the November 6 general election. DeSantis beat out Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam , the preferred choice of more moderate, establishment Republicans, to secure the GOP nomination.

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Author: 0 After "Lifeless" Comment on Buhari, Trump meets with Kenyan President

Uhuru described his talks with Trump as "very successful". "We'll bring that over to Kenya", Trump joked. The US on the other hand ended with the signing of a KSh 23.9 billion investment deals. This is really great. Not the first part, ' Trump said. President Kenyatta on his part thanked Trump for his warm welcome and reiterated Kenya's strong relations with the USA which he said stretched back all the way back to independence.

Global Lawyer backs off claims about information Cohen has
Author: 0 Lawyer backs off claims about information Cohen has

Davis told PBS's "NewsHour" on Wednesday: "I believe that Mr. Cohen has direct knowledge that would be of interest to Mr. Mueller that suggests - I'm not sure it proves - that Mr. If Cohen said the sun rises in the west and sets in the east and would be willing to tell Bob Mueller that, the truth of the underlying claim isn't salvaged by that willingness.

Global US Senator John McCain has died at the age of 81
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain has died at the age of 81

McCain stopped receiving cancer treatment earlier this week, his family saying "the progress of the disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict". McCain was the son and grandson of admirals and followed them to the U.S. Naval Academy. He had the chance to return home during those five years but refused to do so until all the other prisoners were released.

Global McCain to be buried near best friend at US Naval Academy
Author: 0 McCain to be buried near best friend at US Naval Academy

It was the start of what promises to be a hard week for Trump. The president, who as a candidate in 2016 mocked McCain's capture in Vietnam, had jabbed at the ailing senator for voting against Republican efforts to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law.

Global Feds 'encouraged' by signs of potential U.S.-Mexico deal on NAFTA
Author: 0 Feds 'encouraged' by signs of potential U.S.-Mexico deal on NAFTA

He said it would be replaced in part by the newly named United States-Mexico Trade Agreement. "It's a big day for our country", Trump told reporters. He said the agreement with Mexico is "good for both countries". In May, the United States imposed steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from much of the world, including Mexico.

Global NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal Charges
Author: 0 NYC DA Mulls Slapping Trump Organization With Criminal Charges

Mr. Weisselberg was called to testify before a federal grand jury earlier this year, the Journal said . "If there were evidence to show that President Trump was involved, conspired with Michael Cohen for a campaign finance violation, would that be a high crime and misdemeanor?" Weisselberg has worked for Trump for decades and now runs the company along with Donald Trump Jr.

Global The worst floods in a century, Kerala tells SC
Author: 0 The worst floods in a century, Kerala tells SC

The Maldives and Qatar also reportedly offered donations for the flood-ravaged state. But vast swaths of the tropical state, known for its idyllic villages and attractive beaches, remain coated with mud, and many people have no clean drinking water or electricity.

Author: 0 US, China impose new round of tariffs

If approved, the US consumers would be paying new taxes on a total of $250 billion worth of Chinese items-roughly equal to half of all China-to-U.S. trade past year. The trade war risks significantly raising prices for consumers, while global stock markets, which have largely ignored Mr Trump's complaints as "bluster" and a negotiating ploy, are getting more jittery as nations retaliate.

Global Muslim pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj
Author: 0 Muslim pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

The nap pods provide a solution for pilgrims of limited means who can not afford to book hotels on site but need a quick rest during hajj. Muslims will celebrate all over the world on Eid al-Adha or Festival of the Sacrifice, which is one of Islam's two major festivals and involves the sacrifice of an animal, usually a sheep, goat or cow.

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