• Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result
Zimbabwe opposition mounts legal challenge against election result

The legal challenge is likely to result in a postponement of Mnangagwa's inauguration ceremony as president of Zimbabwe. Judges must rule on the case within 14 days and could declare a victor, call another election, or order a run-off or recount, the Veritas legal group said.

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  • Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California
Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

Mandatory evacuations were lifted Saturday for the communities of Horsethief, McVicker Canyon and Rice Canyon. Mr Clark is alleged to have sent text messages stating that he planned to commit arson in Holy Jim Canyon, where the fire broke out on Monday.

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  • Senate votes against abortion
Senate votes against abortion

More than 75 percent of Argentines still consider themselves Catholic, but the opposition to the abortion bill also came from Protestant and evangelical congregations, prompting the bishops' conference to acknowledge that "ecumenical dialogue and inter-religious dialogue has grown at this time of joining forces to protect life".

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  • Charlottesville on edge on anniversary of deadly white-nationalist rallies
Charlottesville on edge on anniversary of deadly white-nationalist rallies

He also did not mention a white nationalist demonstration planned for Sunday in the capital. In Virginia , heightened security measures for this weekend's events include State Police and Virginia National Guard presence in Charlottesvile.

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  • Britain welcomes United States sanctions on Russian Federation over Salisbury nerve agent attack
Britain welcomes United States sanctions on Russian Federation over Salisbury nerve agent attack

If sanctions are expanded even further to target Russia's top state-controlled banks, freezing their dollar transactions - as proposed under legislation introduced in the Senate this month - it would amount to a "declaration of economic war", Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.

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  • United Nations appeals for calm as hostilities in Israel, Gaza threaten ceasefire efforts
United Nations appeals for calm as hostilities in Israel, Gaza threaten ceasefire efforts

The country's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted 11 of the roughly 70 launches, the army said, while most of the others landed in open areas. Israel has fought three wars with Palestinian militants in Gaza since 2008 and says the blockade is necessary to keep them from obtaining weapons or materials that could be used for military pur...

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  • Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as United States announces ban on oil exports
Iran warn of ‘CONSEQUENCES’ as United States announces ban on oil exports

Despite threats voiced by Washington, a number of countries have refused to bow to Trump's demands to cut ties with Iran. Mr Trump abandoned the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which saw Iran limit its controversial nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, in May.

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  • Stephen Colbert Obliterates Alex Jones With His Rant Impression
Stephen Colbert Obliterates Alex Jones With His Rant Impression

Twitter had not removed Jones or InfoWars from its service, as of Monday afternoon NY time. Dorsey admitted that Twitter has done a bad job of explaining their reasoning in the past but said the company was working on effectively improving communication with the general public.

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  • Saudi Arabia crucifies convicted murderer
Saudi Arabia crucifies convicted murderer

Saudi Arabia has said it executed and crucified a man from Myanmar convicted of killing a woman and carrying out other crimes. "There is nothing to mediate", Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, whose tweet sparked the hostility, said that "Canada will continue to advocate for hum...

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  • Chris Collins, Donald Trump and Republicans’ corruption perception problem
Chris Collins, Donald Trump and Republicans’ corruption perception problem

Successful completion of the trial was necessary for commercialization of the production in the USA, which was meant to treat secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, a stage of the disease that indicates the patient's condition is worsening despite treatment.

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  • Gates Says He Stole From Firm to Pay for Affair
Gates Says He Stole From Firm to Pay for Affair

Under questioning by defense attorney Kevin Downing on Tuesday , Gates also admitted he wrote a fraudulent letter to prospective investors in a movie project and that "it's possible" he submitted to Trump's inaugural committee personal expenses, which may have been improper.

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  • Madras High Court hearing on burial place for DMK chief underway
Madras High Court hearing on burial place for DMK chief underway

Kamraj at Guindy. "All the government offices, schools, and colleges will be closed tomorrow", read the govt statement. The doctors treating DMK president M Karunanidhi have said that the next 24 hours were crucial as the 94-year-old politician's health condition deteriorated.

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  • Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History
Mendocino Complex Fire Becomes Largest Blaze in California History

The Mendocino Complex consists of two neighboring Northern California blazes, the Ranch and River fires . The River Fire has burned 48,663 acres (19,693 hectares) and is 58 percent contained. The fire has destroyed dozens of homes and other buildings, and more than 11,000 structures remained threatened, the department said. The Cedar fire in...

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  • Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack
Saudi Arabia appears to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack

The office of Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland did not respond to requests for comment. Saudi Arabia's diplomatic spat with Canada prompted a tweet that touched a raw nerve in the kingdom: a photomontage of an Air Canada plane heading toward the iconic CN Tower in Toronto.

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  • New Trump sanctions on Iran take effect despite pleas from allies
New Trump sanctions on Iran take effect despite pleas from allies

Mr. Erdan was speaking after European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc is actively encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran. A combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on February 6, 2018.

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  • Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents
Accountant Manafort admitted that he forged documents

Kathleen Manafort, walks to the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, to attend the trial of her husband, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax evasion and bank fraud trial.

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  • State GOP would rather not mention Trump in campaign
State GOP would rather not mention Trump in campaign

President Trump also said in his tweet "I like Mike!" in an apparent reference to the debate over whether LeBron James is better than National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan. Trump said. "What a great defender he's been, what courage". In a raucous rally in a sweltering gymnasium in Ohio Saturday, Trump pitched for Ohio state Sen.

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  • Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill
Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill

He also blamed Venezuelans living in the United States . "The investigation will get to the bottom of this", he said, "no matter who falls". So far, Maduro has offered no proof to back up the charges of Colombian or USA involvement. Maduro was on stage with his wife, other officials and military leaders. Attackers are believed to have used t...

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  • Did the National Archives Throw a Wrench Into Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation?
Did the National Archives Throw a Wrench Into Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation?

Bush's team Thursday, totaling more than 125,000 pages during Kavanaugh's time serving in Bush's White House counsel's office from 2001-2003. Many Democratic senators have refused to meet with Judge Kavanaugh until nearly a million pages of documents related to his time working for the Bush administration are released.

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  • Family of missing U.S. student crowdfund for her return: ‘She’s out there’
Family of missing U.S. student crowdfund for her return: ‘She’s out there’

She said the money would be paid to anyone who provides information to Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa that leads to Tibbetts' safety. More than 40 investigators are now working on the case to find Tibbetts, and they have received over 200 tips that they are following up on, authorities said.

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  • Zanu-PF signals a Mnangagwa win
Zanu-PF signals a Mnangagwa win

Most shops in the city center remained closed on Thursday and police in riot gear and trucks carrying water cannons were stationed outside government and political offices. Former colonial power Britain called for "calm and restraint", urging "political leaders to take responsibility.at this critical moment". "If they've got the smoking gun, then t...

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  • One killed, residents flee city of 90,000 as wildfire nears
One killed, residents flee city of 90,000 as wildfire nears

The Carr Fire's footprint grew by 60 percent overnight and by Friday morning had scorched 44,450 acres (18,000 hectares), CalFire officials said. A man using a bulldozer to stop the fire from spreading has also died. "Several staff members have evacuated their own homes then returned to care for patients" Plummer said. California Governor Jerry...

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  • Half of USA voters think Russian Federation has damaging information on Trump
Half of USA voters think Russian Federation has damaging information on Trump

Days after Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, the USA president extended an invitation for Putin to travel to Washington , D.C., for a summit. Trump last week had asked Bolton to explore the possibility of meeting Putin this fall. In another worrying trend for Mr Trump, the poll revealed rising support for Special Counsel Robert...

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  • College student Mollie Tibbetts missing in Iowa after going running
College student Mollie Tibbetts missing in Iowa after going running

Dalton Jack's girlfriend, Mollie Tibbetts , has been missing almost a week, but he says he's optimistic and believes she'll be home soon. Tibbetts' aunt, Kim Calderwood of Brooklyn , told the Des Moines Register that Tibbetts' family is frustrated by the lack of progress in the search .

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  • Trump tweets as U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran
Trump tweets as U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran

The Trump administration has threatened to reimpose sanctions on Iran and the looming penalties could further escalate tensions between the US and its European allies who have expressed the desire to keep the terms of the nuclear deal. "I would like to praise the strong stance expressed yesterday by President Donald Trump and Secretary of State P...

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  • USA to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor
USA to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

Pence warned that if Turkey does not take immediate action to free Brunson, "the United States of America will impose severe economic sanctions on Turkey". Lawmakers have also called on Turkey to release Brunson, and the final version of Congress's fiscal 2019 defense bill included a provision demanding Turkey "to release wrongfully detained USA ...

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  • GOP Strategist: Cohen Tape Reveals Trump Systematically Silenced Women
GOP Strategist: Cohen Tape Reveals Trump Systematically Silenced Women

Federal prosecutors in NY are investigating Cohen for possible bank and tax fraud, and for possible campaign law violations linked to a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels and other matters related to Trump's campaign, a person familiar with the investigation has told Reuters.

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  • Trump ready to make 'real Iran deal'
Trump ready to make 'real Iran deal'

The Israeli prime minister spoke at his weekly Cabinet meeting Monday, after Trump the previous night warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani of dire consequences for threatening the United States. Before the nuclear deal, the United States was punishing Iran with the help of allies and even some adversaries. Trump's tweet doesn't appear to hav...

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  • Russian FM meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem over Syria, Iran
Russian FM meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem over Syria, Iran

Russian Federation remains committed to supporting global agreements and stresses that countries should avoid unilateralism and resorting to economic and trade means for imposing their political will on other countries, Lavrentiev said. Netanyahu said the Russian-Israeli talks enable to increase the security and trust level in the Middle East regio...

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  • Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran's leader
Trump fires off explosive threat to Iran's leader

The U.S. administration is ratcheting up pressure on Tehran since Trump in May pulled the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions against Iran. It appears that Mr Trump's threat to Tehran was in response to a speech delivered by... The context is the tussle over the future of Iran's oil exports.

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