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Global Putin proposes Russia, Japan peace deal
Author: 0 Putin proposes Russia, Japan peace deal

A total of 175 deals worth 2.9 trillion rubles (US$42.07 billion) were inked during the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev. Chinese President Xi Jinping is coming , so is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . Putin's spokesperson Dmitry Peskov later clarified that the Japanese leader is yet to give an official reply to Putin's idea.

Global China, Russia begin joint military drills
Author: 0 China, Russia begin joint military drills

Dmitri Trenin, former Russian army colonel and director of the Carnegie Moscow Center think tank, opined that Russia is sending a strong message through Vostok 2018: "With its Vostok 2018 exercise Russia sends a message that it regards the U.S.

Global Paul Manafort to Cooperate With Special Counsel in Possible Blow to Trump
Author: 0 Paul Manafort to Cooperate With Special Counsel in Possible Blow to Trump

Friday's court filing said Manafort's homes in New York City, in the Hamptons and in Virginia, as well as money from his bank accounts and life insurance policies may be seized by the government as part of the deal. Prosecutor Andrew Weissman said in court Friday that Manafort had struck a "cooperation agreement". Jackson is allowing prosecutors to mention that Manafort was campaign chairman in August 2016 when press reports, including articles by The Associated Press , called attention to ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation teams with China for biggest war games since Cold War

But Russia's defence minister, Sergei Shoigu , said these exercises were even larger. China's presence is being seen as a signal from both countries emphasizing their cooperation at a moment when Moscow and Beijing find themselves in a confrontation with the United States.

Global Vladimir Putin says Russian Federation finds Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin says Russian Federation finds Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects

This would be best for everyone. He accused Britain of attempting "to unleash a disgusting anti-Russian hysteria". British Prime Minister Theresa May squarely blamed Russia's military intelligence service on September 5 for carrying out the attack, adding that the upper echelons of the Russian state could also have been involved.

Global More than 800 detained in Russian Federation protests
Author: 0 More than 800 detained in Russian Federation protests

It said 129 were held in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, 60 in the southwestern city of Krasnodar, and 48 in Perm in the Ural Mountains. The United Russia party recorded its worst performance in regional elections in more than a decade as voters registered their anger over a controversial reform set to raise the state retirement age and economic conditions deteriorating under Western sanctions.

Global 30000 flee Syria's Idlib region as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis
Author: 0 30000 flee Syria's Idlib region as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis

Idlib and nearby areas are largely controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an alliance led by Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate, as well as rival rebels. The Assad regime has twice been targeted by USA air and missile strikes after previous alleged chemical attacks, and U.S. officials have in recent days said additional action would follow if Assad were to use the banned weapons in rebel-held Idlib.

Global Obama: 'Our democracy depends' on people voting
Author: 0 Obama: 'Our democracy depends' on people voting

Speaking to a largely young audience at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, Obama urged them to vote if they wanted to make a difference - "In two months we have the chance, not the certainty but the chance, to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics".

Global Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas
Author: 0 Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

The category 4 hurricane is expected to hit as an "extremely unsafe hurricane" NHC says, despite predictions of some weakening after the next 48 hours. It's feared Hurricane Florence could also cause a lot of flooding, with more than 50cm of rain expected in some areas. Evacuation shelters will open on Tuesday and be available to individuals based on need, said Kim Stenson, director of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division.

Global Trump Attacks Woodward 'Fiction': 'I'll Write the Real Book'
Author: 0 Trump Attacks Woodward 'Fiction': 'I'll Write the Real Book'

It also says that in late 2017, Trump almost sent a tweet about withdrawing "all United States military dependents - thousands of family members of 28,500 troops" from South Korea. "And he said: "'It is mostly anonymous sources in here, why should anyone trust you? "These are political statements to protect their jobs", Woodward said.

Global No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers
Author: 0 No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers

NBC reports this morning that North Korea has continued to produce nuclear warheads over the last few months despite Kim's claims of having ended the program unilaterally. As talks between President Donald Trump and Kim have stalled, a parade featuring intercontinental ballistic missiles could have been seen as a deliberate provocation.

Global Cincinnati bank shooting leaves four dead, including gunman
Author: 0 Cincinnati bank shooting leaves four dead, including gunman

Police Chief Eliot Isaac said that officers exchanged gunfire with the shooter , but it was not immediately clear if police shot and killed him or if he killed himself. A woman who works with her had taken the elevator down to get a drink. Jessica Hanson said her co-worker was in shock and that's when people in her office found what had happened.

Global Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation
Author: 0 Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation

It was the latest twist in a onetime feel-good story about Johnny Bobbitt, who spent his last $20 to buy gas for McClure when she became stranded on a highway in Philadelphia a year ago, and the couple who found 14,000 people online who were so touched by his kindness that they donated to a fund to help him start a new life.

Global Stabbing of a leading Brazilian candidate could reshape race
Author: 0 Stabbing of a leading Brazilian candidate could reshape race

With jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ruled out of the October 7 election , the latest polls from the Ibope Institute put Bolsonaro in a clear lead with 22 percent compared with 12 percent each for environmentalist Marina Silva and centre-left runner Ciro Gomes.

Global California's firefighting agency says it's running out of money
Author: 0 California's firefighting agency says it's running out of money

The fast-moving fire forced truck drivers to abandon their rigs on the highway. Truckers abandoned big-rigs and motorists screamed in fear as they came dangerously close to an explosive wildfire that shut down about 45 miles of a major California interstate near the OR border that authorities were desperately trying to reopen.

Global Trump getting letter from Kim Jong-un, expects 'positive' news on denuclearization
Author: 0 Trump getting letter from Kim Jong-un, expects 'positive' news on denuclearization

Trump tweeted his thanks in response to the relayed statement of confidence. "The optics of a Politburo member standing next to evidence that North Korea has or is making progress in their nuclear program during the ongoing de-nuclear negotiations with the United States , to me it seems that China would not want that picture", Daniels said .

Global Nikki Haley Warns Assad Regime of 'Dire Consequences'
Author: 0 Nikki Haley Warns Assad Regime of 'Dire Consequences'

Northwestern Idlib province and surrounding areas are home to about 3 million people - almost half of them civilians displaced from other parts of Syria . But as Sam Heller, a senior analyst on non-state armed actors at the International Crisis Group, noted, "Despite US official rhetoric, the United States still only seems to have drawn a line at the use of chemical weapons, which - it's clear - would prompt US military action".

Global Trump rages over article on 'resistance' in White House
Author: 0 Trump rages over article on 'resistance' in White House

Since it was released, the op-ed has sparked a parlor guessing game about its author's identity that perhaps hasn't been seen in Washington D.C. since Joe Klein wrote Primary Colors. He said they are looking into action against the Times itself. The op-ed, written by an unnamed "senior" official, described a secret inside effort to protect the country from Trump's "misguided impulses".

Global Killed, 2 Injured in 'Random' Mass Shooting at Cincinnati Office Building
Author: 0 Killed, 2 Injured in 'Random' Mass Shooting at Cincinnati Office Building

Cranley praised the quick response by police, saying officers did "a heroic job". "People in the immediate vicinity should remain on lockdown until further notice", Cincinnati police said in a tweet . Fifth Third Bank is one of Cincinnati's dominant financial institutions with 121 local branches. The victims have been identified as Pruthvi Raj Kandepi, Richard Newcomer and Luis Felipe Calderón, according to the Hamilton County Coroner.

Global South Korean special envoy flies to North Korea
Author: 0 South Korean special envoy flies to North Korea

A high-level South Korean delegation will fly to North Korea this week to discuss arrangements for an inter-Korean summit there this month, as relations grow cooler between Washington and Pyongyang. A year ago it claimed it had become a nuclear state, capable of fitting a viable nuclear weapon on an ICBM that could reach as far as the United States' eastern seaboard.

Global Pompeo, Mattis talk bolstering Indian ties despite tensions
Author: 0 Pompeo, Mattis talk bolstering Indian ties despite tensions

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis are being hosted in Delhi by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman . "The US and India already have that foundation in our commitment to a safe, secure, prosperous, and free Indo-Pacific region, where sovereignty of all nations is respected, worldwide norms are upheld, disputes are resolved peacefully, and nations freely transit global waters and airspace, and further to borrow ...

Global Barnier open to brief extension of Brexit talks
Author: 0 Barnier open to brief extension of Brexit talks

Remain supporter and former Education Secretary Justine Greening said the plan unveiled at Chequers was "now dead", and argued there was "no point having a government spending two vital months working on that" when it should be drafting a new pathway to Brexit.

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