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The new party game that everyone is playing The Hill's Morning Report - Election Day drama for Trump Ex-Watergate lawyer: GOP effort to impeach Rosenstein could make Trump impeachment easier MORE would pose a political dilemma because it would delay the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , according to audio obtained by MSNBC .
  • Takeaways from day seven of the Paul Manafort trial

    Takeaways from day seven of the Paul Manafort trial

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    Manafort and others he carried out on his own. In an email shown to the jury, Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump , wrote to Gates on November 24, 2016, "We need to discuss Steve Calk for Sec of Army". "Coming from Global Endeavor LTD", Manafort wrote to one person, citing one of the foreign accounts that his defense has tried to distance him from in the trial.
  • Powerful quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok, Bali islands

    Powerful quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok, Bali islands

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    Lombok had already been hit by a 6.4 magnitude quake on July 29 that killed 17 people and briefly stranded several hundred trekkers on the slopes of a volcano. Visitors and locals in Bali and Lombok are in a state of panic after a 7.1 quake and following strong aftershocks hit the resort islands Sunday night.
  • Lombok hit by another strong quake

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    Members of an Indonesian search and rescue team look for victim of the recent quake in Tanjung on Lombok island on August 9, 2018 . Almost 1500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries from Sunday's quake and more than 156,000 have been displaced due to the extensive damage to thousands of homes.
  • Armeena Khan repsonds to former United Kingdom mayor for mocking Burqas

    Armeena Khan repsonds to former United Kingdom mayor for mocking Burqas

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    Armeena Khan on Wednesday called out former London mayor, Boris Johnson , on his derogatory remarks about women who opt for "full-faced veils". "Yet another privileged middle-aged bloke telling women what they can and can't wear. It found that some 60 percent of respondents did not believe Johnson was "racist" to compare the appearance of women in burqas to "bank robbers" or "letterboxes", and, moreover, that 60 percent of people would support following Austria, France, Denmark, and ...
  • Hikers Tell Of Terror After Indonesia Earthquake

    Hikers Tell Of Terror After Indonesia Earthquake

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    Mount Rinjani , whose last eruption was in 2010, is approximately 12,224 feet tall. At least 16 people were killed by falling debris and more than 350 were injured by Sunday's 6.4-magnitude Quake, majority seriously, the National Disaster Management Agency said .
  • Facebook apologises after confetti and balloons appear on posts about Indonesian quake

    Facebook apologises after confetti and balloons appear on posts about Indonesian quake

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    Relief efforts had yet to reach parts of the island even before Thursday's aftershock, Indonesian authorities said, with hopes fading of finding further survivors among the wreckage. Water, food and medical supplies were being distributed from trucks. Authorities said all the tourists who wanted to be evacuated from three outlying holiday islands due to power blackouts and damage to hotels had left by boat, some 5,000 people in all.
  • United Kingdom to seek Russian extraditions in Skripal case

    United Kingdom to seek Russian extraditions in Skripal case

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    The pair are believed to have made a trip to the United Kingdom to target ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia who were poisoned with the nerve agent in March. She died eight days later, but he has since been released from hospital. The UK is reportedly planning to demand that Russian Federation extradites two suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
  • Sen. Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers To Washington

    Sen. Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers To Washington

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    Paul said in a statement that he met with Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian Federation Council Committee on Foreign Relations. Konstantin Kosachyov, the chairman of the International Affairs Committee, said at the meeting with Paul that efforts to mend ties are hampered by sanctions the United States has imposed in response to Russia's interference in Ukraine, its alleged meddling in the USA 2016 presidential election, and other actions.
  • US to impose new sanctions on Russia for nerve attack in UK

    US to impose new sanctions on Russia for nerve attack in UK

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    Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by the Novichok military-grade nerve agent in the English town of Salisbury in March. Britain has accused Russian Federation of being behind the attack, which the Kremlin has vehemently denied. President Trump met with Putin at a summit in July. The statement anticipated the sanctions would go into effect around August 22 in line with the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991.
  • TERRIFYING moment rocket EXPLODES in Israel near CHILDREN - causing premature BIRTH

    TERRIFYING moment rocket EXPLODES in Israel near CHILDREN - causing premature BIRTH

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    The Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted 11 launches, the majority of the rockets hit open areas. Smoke plumes rising following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City tonight. Parts of the town have been closed off and police bomb disposal units were at the scene of the strikes, a spokesman for the force said. A truce between Hamas and Israel will be officially unveiled by the end of August, according to Turkey's official news agency Anadolu, quoting a Hamas source.
  • Israeli MK: 'Hamas Wants Quiet in Gaza, We Want The Same'

    Israeli MK: 'Hamas Wants Quiet in Gaza, We Want The Same'

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    The protests have been marked by clashes as some protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers and attempt to breach the border fence, at times laying explosive devices on the fence and using incendiary kites to set ablaze Israeli fields, torching extensive patches of agricultural land near the border.
  • Small Boat Harassment Remains Halted Despite Return of Iran Sanctions

    Small Boat Harassment Remains Halted Despite Return of Iran Sanctions

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    Ri is on a two-day visit to Tehran , and is due to meet with President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday. In a commentary published by the Guardian on Wednesday, Khoshroo stressed that by ditching the nuclear deal with Iran and sanctioning countries engaged in business transactions with the country, the USA is violating UNSC Resolution 2231 .
  • Student takes graduation photos with 14-foot-long alligator

    Student takes graduation photos with 14-foot-long alligator

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    The pictures of the Aggie student and the 14-foot gator, known as Big Tex, were taken in the waters of Gator Country, where Noland interned. " Not your typical graduation picture ", the caption of the photo reads, showing Makenzie Noland in a cap and sash, giving a thumbs up while standing next to the almost 14-foot long alligator.
  • Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts

    Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib charged with more corruption counts

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    Public anger led to the defeat of Najib's long-ruling coalition in May's vote, ushering in the first change of power since the country gained independence from Britain in 1957. SRC International was a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). His is accused of having received 42m ringgit ($10m; £8m) from state fund 1MDB in his personal bank account.