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Invoking national security concerns, Trump said the paper should publish the official's name, before encouraging reporters to investigate the matter. However, the writer says no one wants to cause a constitutional crisis. "So we will do what we can to steer the administration in the right direction until - one way or another - it's over".
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    N Korea recommits to denuclearising Korean peninsula

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    Kim also reaffirmed his nation's commitment to "actively engage in denuclearization if the countermeasures are taken simultaneously" and "expressed frustration that his goodwill is not being properly delivered to the global community". The visit by the South Korean delegation to Pyongyang came amid a deadlock on the North's nuclear weapons programme, with USA efforts to dismantle the arsenal stalled for weeks.
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    Trump visits golf course while Washington mourns McCain

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    Then, it rose in anger. "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" the president tweeted around 7 p.m. ET. The audience of Washington's military, civilian and other leaders burst into applause. "Congress should not interfere w/ these negotiations or I will simply terminate NAFTA entirely & we will be far better off". "The thing about John's life was the fantastic sweep of it", former President George W.
  • CJI Dipak Misra reads out the verdcit of Section 377

    CJI Dipak Misra reads out the verdcit of Section 377

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    Five Supreme Court judges will decide whether to strike the law down, following weeks of careful deliberation in New Delhi . While the apex court is likely to announce the verdict shortly, here's a read on What is Section 377? Sexual orientation, the court said, is an "essential component of identity" and the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population are "real rights founded on sound constitutional doctrine".
  • Powerful Quake Hits Northern Japan, at Least 20 Injured

    Powerful Quake Hits Northern Japan, at Least 20 Injured

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    Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. The U.S. Geological Survey said it struck at a depth of 37 kms about 68 kms southeast of Sapporo. Thursday and had a depth of 33.4 kilometres (21 miles). Photos from Sapporo, Hokkaido's main city on the western part of the island, showed huge cracks in the street and subsided houses.
  • Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

    Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

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    The Kremlin dismissed US President Donald Trump's warning to Syria not to launch an offensive in the rebel-held enclave of Idlib , saying on Tuesday the area was a "nest of terrorists". "Don't let that happen!" A Syrian military source said the Mazzeh airbase "was not the target of Israeli aggression", according to the official SANA news agency.
  • Trump’s tweets criticizing Jeff Sessions mark a grotesque new low

    Trump’s tweets criticizing Jeff Sessions mark a grotesque new low

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    Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) declared that the US justice system shouldn't be regarded as one in a "banana republic" after President Trump tweeted against the ongoing prosecution of two Republican congressmen on corruption charges . The justice department has not commented on the tweet. He suggested in tweets that Jeff Sessions should have prevented the indictments of Reps.
  • Britain to continue contact with European Union members for Brexit deal: PM

    Britain to continue contact with European Union members for Brexit deal: PM

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    Downing Street took a swipe at Mr Johnson's credibility, choosing to highlight how the country needs "serious leadership" as well as a "serious plan". The Tories have spent two years fighting with each other instead of putting forward a vision which the majority of people could sign up to. Green conceded that May faced "a narrow path" to get her plan agreed by MPs.
  • Turkey says it told USA that Kurdish militants must leave Syria

    Turkey says it told USA that Kurdish militants must leave Syria

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    Moscow has accused armed groups in Idlib of sending weaponised drones to attack the Hmeimim airbase that it uses in the adjacent province of Latakia. On Tuesday the United Nations special envoy for Syria , Staffan de Mistura, said panic was spreading among the 3 million citizens of Idlib province as he suggested the Assad government and its allies had set 10 September as the date for a full-scale bombardment of the last large rebel enclave.
  • Japan hit by strongest typhoon in 25 years

    Japan hit by strongest typhoon in 25 years

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    The tanker's 11 crew members were not injured and remained on board, according to Japan's coast guard. The passengers who had been stranded overnight appeared relieved but exhausted and said they spent an uneasy night in the dark. Factories in the region, including automaker Daihatsu Motor Co. and electronics giant Panasonic , as well as major beverage maker Kirin Co. suspended production at most of its factories in Osaka and nearby prefectures on Tuesday, though majority were expected to ...
  • South Kolkata's Most Crowded Bridge At Majerhat Collapses

    South Kolkata's Most Crowded Bridge At Majerhat Collapses

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    The death toll in the shocking incident is likely to go up as several cars and other vehicles are still trapped under the bridge . Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are conducting rescue operations with the help of locals. The incident threw normal life in large parts of South Kolkata and South 24 Parganas district off gear, as train services and vehicular traffic were disrupted.
  • Brazil’s Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

    Brazil’s Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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    US President Barack Obama once called him the " most popular politician on earth ". The decision could work to the advantage of extreme right-wing candidate Jair Bolsanaro, who is running second in the polls to Lula . "It is a political annulment, based on lies and arbitrariness, as done in times of the dictatorship, ' said the text, adding that all recourses will be submitted to the courts so that Lula's political rights can be recognized, as established by law and global treaties ...
  • Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

    Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan

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    After making landfall somewhere on the main island of Shikoku or Kii Peninsula on Tuesday, the typhoon is expected to pass over the Sea of Japan, the agency said, adding that it will likely weaken to an extratropical cyclone there. Japanese media reported that flights to and from the region had been cancelled and some train service suspended. ANA Holdings said it was cancelling 247 domestic and 8 global flights, while Japan Airlines pulled 176 domestic flights.
  • Fire guts National Museum

    Fire guts National Museum

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    The country was already shocked by a series of political corruption cases in the upcoming presidential elections and now has to face the destruction of a priceless collection of art representing its national identity. Duarte blamed the government for poor funding and outdated protection. It was like setting Versailles on fire. "We fought years ago, in different governments, to obtain resources to adequately preserve everything that was destroyed today".