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Worldwide Trump issues 4-word reply after criticism at McCain, Franklin funerals
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The president , pointedly excluded from all the McCain events, had a hard week. McCain was Bush's primary challenger in the 2000 election. "Trump had endured a week of criticism for his handling of McCain's death, but the eulogy from the late senator's daughter, Meghan, was the last straw, according to three people close to the White House".

Worldwide M6.7 quake jolts Hokkaido, leaving 1 with no signs of life
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Rescue squads from fire departments were combing many areas for survivors and further people who could be trapped following widespread massive landslides. National broadcaster NHK also said there were no initial reports of damage, although some households suffered blackouts. A fire broke out at a Mitsubishi Steel Mfg Co ( 5632.T ) plant in the city of Muroran after the quake but was mostly extinguished with no injuries, a company official said.

Worldwide Iran FM to Meet with Assad as Syria Showdown Looms
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The Observatory said 13 people were killed. Assad has sworn to recapture every inch of Syria and has made big gains against the opposition since Russian Federation joined his war effort in 2015. He called for humanitarian corridors to be set up to allow civilians to be evacuated temporarily. Idlib and the surrounding area is home to some 3 million people - almost half of them already displaced a few times by the civil war - choosing to live in opposition areas.

Worldwide Top Republican rejects Trump's Justice Dept. tweet
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In particular, Napolitano turned a critical eye to Trump's tweet attacking Sessions for letting the Department of Justice file charges against Reps. "The United States is not some banana republic with a two-tiered system of justice - one for the majority party and one for the minority party", Sasse said in a statement .

Worldwide Where does Brett Kavanaugh stand on key issues?
Author: 0 Where does Brett Kavanaugh stand on key issues?

Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Schumer's claim was "entirely incorrect," saying the Senate Judiciary Committee requested access to "any non-privileged Presidential record".

Worldwide Court Turns Back Delay in Virginia Redistricting Ruling
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The court ordered lawmakers in June to redraw the state's legislative map by October 30 after it found that some districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered. In the present circumstance, if one believes that checks and balances among the three parts of the federal government are crucial, then electing a Democratic Party majority in the House of Representatives is imperative.

Worldwide Cops identify mom who brought baby on high-speed chase
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Rodriguez eventually loses control before crashing into a truck in front after the tires on her Mercedes SUV are deflated by a police device. The resulting chase hit speeds near 100 miles per hour on several occasions and included the woman swerving into oncoming traffic lanes.

Worldwide Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November
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Some Republican lawmakers have predicted Trump would replace Sessions, a former USA senator, after the November 6 elections. US Flag Code requires the flag to be flown at half-staff "on the day of death and the following day" for a member of Congress.

Worldwide Trump Says U.S. Did 'Fantastic Job in Puerto Rico' After Maria
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Some experts had claimed that the death toll actually neared 4,600. That figure was likely as low due to officials strictly classifying only certain deaths - such as those caused by collapsing buildings, flying debris, floods and drownings - as caused by the hurricane .

Worldwide Charges Dismissed Against Suspects in 'Extremist Muslim' New Mexico Compound Case
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The prosecutors, as well as two judges who dismissed charges on Wednesday, have been pilloried on social media for allowing "Muslim extremists" to walk free. "But every judge in New Mexico takes seriously their responsibility to establish conditions of pretrial release for criminal defendants that will protect public safety and assure a defendant's return to court for future proceedings".

Worldwide Field resignation reflects 'deep divisions' in Labour, Tom Watson says
Author: 0 Field resignation reflects 'deep divisions' in Labour, Tom Watson says

Labour has been dealing with a row about the extent of anti-Semitism within the party for more than two years. Sky News's political correspondent Tom Rainer said Friday said that people close to Corbyn's office have pointed to Mr Field's conflict with his constituency party and the reason for his resignation was to avoid deselection - a mechanism being threatened against fellow Labour Brexiteer Vauxhall MP Kate Hoey.

Worldwide Russian Federation to hold biggest war games since Cold War
Author: 0 Russian Federation to hold biggest war games since Cold War

China's and Mongolia's armed forces will provide ground troops as well as planes, helicopters and command posts, the source added. Russia plans to stage its biggest war games in almost four decades in a massive military exercise including the Chinese and Mongolian armies, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday according to multiple Russian news agencies.

Worldwide Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected Sen. McCain
Author: 0 Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected Sen. McCain

Outpourings of emotion online in the wake of McCain's death came nearly immediately, with former President Barack Obama , Joe Biden , Hillary Clinton , and others offering the condolences. Ducey will not be making any announcements about an appointment until after the senator is laid to rest", Daniel Ruiz II said, as quoted by The New York Times .

Worldwide United States senator John McCain dead at 81
Author: 0 United States senator John McCain dead at 81

USA senator John McCain , a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died Saturday following a battle with brain cancer. And when an October 2017 interview turned to the subject of service in the Vietnam War - a profoundly marking experience in McCain's own life - he did not hold back.

Worldwide CNN Boldly Decides It No Longer Needs Reliable Sources
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CNN, which has stood by its reporting, did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment. Michael Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis , revealed that he was an anonymous source for a July CNN report , yet on Monday night he contradicted himself.

Worldwide White House to investigate Trump's claims of Google bias
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Larry Kudlow, Trump's economic adviser, told reporters later at the White House that he was "taking a look" at Google. As Google Search represents a product from Alphabet, a publicly traded company, it's unclear how the United States government could compel its largely automated service to behave differently.

Worldwide Shooter at Madden Tournament Was Participant
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Another followed two minutes later. William said Katz committed the shooting with a single handgun. Police have yet to confirm how many times the suspect fired, but 12 shots could be heard in the video. Florida Governor Rick Scott met with local and state law enforcement officers and tweeted a thanks to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, whom he credited with rushing toward the shooting in order to save lives.

Worldwide The Australian foreign Minister has resigned
Author: 0 The Australian foreign Minister has resigned

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has restored Peter Dutton to his first cabinet, moving quickly to heal wounds from the Liberal Party's civil war. Senator Mathias Cormann, one of several senior ministers who had pledged their loyalty to Turnbull before turning on him, will return as finance minister.