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In what is being increasingly dubbed the "Labor Day Massacre", President Donald Trump on Monday took a shot through Twitter against the U.S. Department of Justice for recent indictments of Reps. "Instead of commenting on ongoing investigations and prosecutions, the job of the President of the United States is to defend the Constitution and protect the impartial administration of justice".
  • Last-ditch talks begin to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib

    Last-ditch talks begin to avert disaster in Syria’s Idlib

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    While Turkey actively sponsors rebel forces in Idlib, its influence over the former Al-Qaeda affiliate is less clear and Abdel Rahman warned the chances of success were slim. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday his country was engaged in talks with Iran and Russian Federation to avoid a humanitarian calamity in Idlib.
  • At least 6 killed, 30 injured in New Mexico bus crash

    At least 6 killed, 30 injured in New Mexico bus crash

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    Debris from the wreckage littered the stretch of Interstate 40, with the semi-trailer spilt open, the truck's cab upside down, and in the middle, the front end of the shredded shell of the Greyhound bus completely ripped off, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler.
  • Barefoot woman filmed ringing doorbell with wrists shackled found safe

    Barefoot woman filmed ringing doorbell with wrists shackled found safe

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    Now safe and with her family, the barefooted woman reportedly rang the doorbells of at least five houses in one Texan neighbourhood in the early hours of 24 August. The resident later reviewed the footage from a private security system and immediately passed it along to authorities, who are now working to find and identify the woman, according to the Houston Chronicle .
  • USA to resume military exercises in Korea, Mattis says

    USA to resume military exercises in Korea, Mattis says

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    The decision came after the administration received a letter from North Korean officials complaining about the U.S.'s reluctance to advance a peace deal, according to CNN, and refusing US demands to give up 60% to 70% of its nuclear warheads, according South Korea's Channel A TV.
  • Trump orders flags to half-staff, issues statement on McCain's death

    Trump orders flags to half-staff, issues statement on McCain's death

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    But McCain, a mainstay of the Republican establishment, had oftentimes been at loggerheads with Trump, who represents a populist wing of the same party. The flag atop the White House flew at half-staff over the weekend in recognition of McCain's death but was raised Monday and then lowered again amid criticism.
  • Don McGahn: Trump says White House counsel to depart

    Don McGahn: Trump says White House counsel to depart

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    Emmet Flood , who joined Trump's White House in May as in-house counsel for the Mueller probe, has been considered a leading candidate to replace McGahn and has the departing attorney's support, two administration officials said. "Don's significance to the judiciary, the White House and the nation can not be overstated, and I look forward to his continued efforts on behalf of our country", McConnell added.
  • Commentators at previous gaming tournament give chilling description of Jacksonville shooter

    Commentators at previous gaming tournament give chilling description of Jacksonville shooter

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    Katz, who was also packing extra ammo, only fired one of the guns during the assault, said Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams , although he didn't specify which one. "We send our love, condolences, and deepest sense of sorrow to Elijah's Family and Friends", the team tweeted . In his statement , Wilson expressed sympathies toward Robertson and Clayton's families, adding that EA was committed to supporting them and improving security at independently-operated qualifying events.
  • Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop

    Vatican led cover-up over shamed cardinal, claims archbishop

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    Pope Francis arrives to celebrate the closing Mass at the World Meeting of Families at Phoenix Park in Dublin, as part of his visit to Ireland , Sunday, Aug. Ms Zappone told the Pope she believed the church should contribute and has released the letter she sent the pontiff. The pontiff also refused to comment, responding that he "would not say a single word" when asked about the accusations by reporters on his flight back to Rome after this weekend's papal visit to Ireland .
  • North Korea talks delay unfortunate, warns Seoul

    North Korea talks delay unfortunate, warns Seoul

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    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not be travelling to North Korea in the immediate future after Donald Trump asked him to call off a planned trip. "He is trying to punish China on trade". "Developments in inter-Korean relations are not the by-effects of progress in the relationship between the North and the United States".
  • New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

    New Australian PM gets to work; government support plummets

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    Ousted prime minister Malcolm Turnbull tweeted about his former deputy, referring to her as "Australia's finest Foreign Minister" and a role model for women. Even as Turnbull rejected any retribution against ministers suspected of supporting Dutton, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister James McGrath, Minister for International Development and the Pacific Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, and Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar confirmed within hours that they had offered their resignations.
  • John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

    John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

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    President Donald Trump, who once criticized McCain for being taken prisoner during the Vietnam War, said his "deepest sympathies and respect" went out to McCain's family. Bush was among those expected to speak at McCain's funeral. The vacancy created by McCain's death narrowed the number of Republican-held seats in the 100-member U.S.
  • Trump Was Predictably Petty Following The Death Of Senator John McCain

    Trump Was Predictably Petty Following The Death Of Senator John McCain

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    The decision is under close scrutiny in Washington. In 2017, just after he was diagnosed with brain cancer, McCain openly addressed some of his fears for the Senate, admonishing his own colleagues in a stirring speech for bending to what he believed was a partisan brand of politicking, warning them that grave consequences awaited a body that only careened blindly from one party's control to another.
  • Gov. Rick Scott orders flags at half-staff to honor McCain

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    Military Attache Ton Tuan from U.S. Embassy places incense while he pays respect in memory of the late U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at the McCain Memorial in Hanoi, Vietnam August 27, 2018 . relations", Duyet was quoted as saying. Flake said that he was with McCain on Friday to say goodbye, and to thank McCain's family. McCain prized the Senate as an institution and the Senate floor as a hotbed for debate.