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Brazil Mourns Loss Of Its National Museum

Brazil Mourns Loss Of Its National Museum The cause of a fire which gutted the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro , one of Brazil's oldest, was not yet known. Firefighters in Brazil on Sunday worked to douse massive flames engulfing a 200-year-old history museum - as the country's president called it "a sad day for all Brazilians". [Full Article...]

Rights Group: Strike On Bus In Yemen Is 'Apparent War Crime'

Rights Group: Strike On Bus In Yemen Is 'Apparent War Crime' The UN panel also pointed to possible war crimes committed by the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels fighting the coalition. He and his brothers Hassan, 13, and Yahia, 11, were wounded in the attack. The Associated Press reported past year that the UAE and its allied militias were running a network of secret detention facilities, beyond the control of the Yemeni government. [Full Article...]

Myanmar rejects United Nations findings in Rohingya genocide report

Myanmar rejects United Nations findings in Rohingya genocide report The 117-page "Myanmar Politics and the Tatmadaw: Part I" relates the army's narrative of August a year ago, when some 700,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine to Bangladesh, according to United Nations agencies, triggering reports of mass killings, rape, and arson. [Full Article...]

Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC

Woman smashes Greyhound bus window, rams driver in DC DC Police released the video, showing an irate woman's act of road rage in the northeast part of the city. In the video, the woman, Mariana Silver, swings her car's jack again and again shattering the windows and mirror of the bus. Cell phone video shows a woman attacking and damaging a Greyhound bus in Washington. The video has since been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook . [Full Article...]

Trump plays golf course while Washington mourned John McCain

Trump plays golf course while Washington mourned John McCain The late senator died August 25 at the age of 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. President Donald Trump was notably absent from the ceremony after he was asked not to attend, but several members of his administration were present. [Full Article...]

Trump to headline ‘major rally’ for one-time rival Ted Cruz

Trump to headline ‘major rally’ for one-time rival Ted Cruz Ted Cruz will face off in the general election in November. He is another all talk, no action pol!' The president has not yet announced a location for the Cruz rally. In another post, Trump wonders how Cruz can be an "Evangelical Christian when he lies so much and is so dishonest". No Democrat has been elected to statewide office in Texas since 1994, or held a Senate seat since 1993. [Full Article...]

Brazil's top electoral court bars Lula da Silva from running for presidency

Brazil's top electoral court bars Lula da Silva from running for presidency A majority of justices on Brazil's electoral court voted late Friday to bar ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in October's presidential election, virtually ending any chance that the front-runner will get on the ballot. [Full Article...]

Amalia compound suspects face federal firearms, conspiracy charges

Amalia compound suspects face federal firearms, conspiracy charges According to an anonymous source cited in the complaint , Leveille had trained with a gun and fired it once at the compound, as well. The DA announced earlier on Friday they had dropped the felony child abuse charges , just hours before the federal charges were announced. [Full Article...]

Australian Instagram Model Found Dead On Billionaire's Yacht In Greece

Local media reports Baillères had left the boat on Tuesday and Sinead was left onboard with the rest of the boat crew. "I have unfortunately received the worst news of my life, (Sinead) has passed away", her brother Jake McNamara told the news outlet. [Full Article...]

Trump Won't Compromise With Canada in NAFTA Deal

Earlier on Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at a press conference that "our government's approach is always to stay constructive, positive and engage on the substance of issues". Another lingering sticking point is Chapter 19, set up to resolve disputes among the three countries and industry around how to implement NAFTA rules. [Full Article...]

Syria blasts at Mezzeh military airport 'not Israeli strikes'

Earlier reports had suggested that Mezzeh had come under attack by missiles which the Syrian air defense system managed to intercept. State media on Sunday cited a military source as saying there was no "Israeli aggression" directed at the airbase and mentioned no casualties. [Full Article...]

U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants

U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants He said the money blocked by the United States military was part of reimbursement for losses Pakistan suffered while leading the fight against terrorism. "But morally and in principle, they should reimburse what we spent in the past", he said. The US has maintained the possibility that the aid could be restored if Pakistan changes its ways by moving against the militant groups. [Full Article...]

Duterte explains rape cases in Davao: 'Many lovely women'

Duterte explains rape cases in Davao: 'Many lovely women' Just because we are all attractive people, should not be used as an excuse to rape or do unlawful acts, said Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. On Friday, Filipino women's rights activist Elizabeth Angsioco said, "Such comments would help normalize rape and threaten the status of women in the country". [Full Article...]

Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT as Buhari arrives Beijing

Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT as Buhari arrives Beijing China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination under the BRI. He said the occasion was also an important occasion for the union between China and African leaders, a family union. This shift has partly been driven by government encouragement, but Africa has also become more attractive for Chinese industrialists seeking to cut costs as wage... [Full Article...]

US cancels $300m in aid to Pakistan over record on militants

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that the U.S. administration did not cut off aid to Pakistan , instead it announced to end the Coalition Support Funds that the country has already spent against terrorism. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters on August 28 that the fight against militants would be a "primary part of the discussion" when the USA officials meet with new ... [Full Article...]

Suu Kyi should have 'resigned' over Myanmar crackdown

Suu Kyi should have 'resigned' over Myanmar crackdown Hussein said the Nobel Leaurate should have leveraged her status inside Myanmar to defang the military operation against the Rohingya - or resigned - instead of effectively acting as a cloak for their actions. "It's important to remember that a Nobel prize, whether in physics, literature or peace, is awarded for some prize-worthy effort or achievement of the past", Njoelstad said. [Full Article...]

Global stock markets wobble on trade, currency worries

Global stock markets wobble on trade, currency worries Stocks fell sharply Thursday after Bloomberg reported the Trump administration could follow through with tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of Chinese imports as soon as the public comment period ends next week. That was a 2.4 percent increase from a close of 10,809.35 on August 24. Broadening the tariff battle would mark the most significant move yet in a months-long trade stand-off and ... [Full Article...]

Meghan McCain pays tribute to her father with broadside against Trump

Meghan McCain pays tribute to her father with broadside against Trump Tributes to the late Republican senator from Arizona will come from ex-Presidents Barack Obama , a Democrat who defeated McCain in the 2008 White House race, and George W. "We were standard bearers of different American political traditions, and throughout my presidency, John never hesitated to tell me when he thought I was screwing up, which by his calculations was about once a day". [Full Article...]

Everyone Has A John McCain Story: Thousands Pay Tribute To Arizona Senator

Everyone Has A John McCain Story: Thousands Pay Tribute To Arizona Senator Former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are expected to speak at his funeral on Saturday . "This whole idea the world should stop for John McCain's funeral is just a disconnect between the Republican Party and the president's priorities - including keeping the House and avoiding impeachment - and the D.C. [Full Article...]

USA military chief, secretary state to visit Pakistan next week

USA military chief, secretary state to visit Pakistan next week Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf claims he had proposed a "four-point formula" on Kashmir to the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during the 2001 Agra Summit. He said a detailed briefing at the GHQ was of great value. He assured that Pakistan Army will "continue to deliver on nation's expectations of defending the motherland at all costs and sacrifices". [Full Article...]


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