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Mattis works to dispel rumors, says Trump is ‘100 percent’ with him

Tuesday  22:31,   16 october 2018
foxnews

The defense secretary said on Tuesday that he was assured by President Trump that his job is "100 percent"... >>>

Maria Butina and Anna Chapman: The Very Different Fates of Russia’s Redheaded Spies

Tuesday  20:45,   16 october 2018
thedailybeast

When their covers are blown, the tabloids fall in love with them—but the Kremlin, not so much. After brief celebrity, they do jail time, or simply slip into... >>>

Indonesia considering putting trade deal on hold over Scott Morrison's Israel embassy comments

Tuesday  10:55,   16 october 2018
abc.net.au

Australia's ambassador in Jakarta has sought an urgent meeting with Indonesian Foreign Ministry officials to explain.The landmark free trade agreement was cemented during Mr Morrison's first international trip as Prime Minister — and it was set... >>>

Secret Service Saved Trump From Attempted Assassination

Tuesday  07:51,   16 october 2018
newsweek

One threatening tweet read, “Gonna be in Manila the same time as TrumpI’ll take one for the team lads.” The post also featured a mug shot of Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy. Credit Cards Are Now Offering 0% Interest... >>>

Analysis: What price does Donald Trump place on a foreign journalist potentially killed by America's biggest arms customer?

Tuesday  07:27,   16 october 2018
abc.net.au

"There is a lot at stake, maybe especially so because this man was a reporter. "US President Donald Trump has vowed "severe punishment" if agents of Saudi Arabia's rulers killed Washington Post columnist Jamal... >>>

Ecuador demands Julian Assange stay out of politics, look after cat — report

Tuesday  05:57,   16 october 2018
dw

A document reportedly written by embassy staff imposes demands on Julian Assange in exchange for restoring his internet connection. One involves the Wikileaks' founder's pet cat.Controversial transparency activist Julian Assange will have to >>>

After Trump's taunts, DNA test confirms Warren's Native American ancestry

Tuesday  04:27,   16 october 2018
latimes

fter years of enduring "Pocahontas" jibes from President Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has gone on offence , trying to turn their scrap over her ancestry claims into a weapon as she prepares up for a possible presidential run against him. How To Get... >>>

Stormy Daniels loses libel lawsuit over Trump’s ‘con job’ tweet

Tuesday  03:55,   16 october 2018
bostonglobe

Stormy Daniels’s libel lawsuit over a tweet by Donald Trump accusing her of “a total con job” was thrown out by a judge who said the president was engaging in free speech. Stormy Daniels’s libel lawsuit over a tweet by Donald Trump accusing her >>>

Secret Service Saved Trump From Attempted Assassination

Tuesday  03:33,   16 october 2018
newsweek

One threatening tweet read, “Gonna be in Manila the same time as TrumpI’ll take one for the team lads.” The post also featured a mug shot of Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy.Before Trump arrived in the Philippines, ISIS... >>>

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Tuesday  01:27,   16 october 2018
reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump speculated that "rogue killers" may have been behind the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, Washington Post columnist and leading critic of the powerful Saudi crown... >>>

Russian Woman, 129, Had One Happy Day in Her Life

Tuesday  01:27,   16 october 2018
newsweek

“It was God’s will. Why did Allah give me such a long life and so little happiness?"Hailing from the Russian Republic of Chechnya, the elderly Muslim woman called out Allah (God) for allowing her to live so... >>>

Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed: CNN

Tuesday  00:51,   16 october 2018
reuters

Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as the result of an interrogation that went wrong, CNN reported, citing two unnamed sources.Saudi Arabia is preparing a report that would admit Saudi... >>>

Like democracy: Thai leader Prayuth Chan-ocha takes to social media

Monday  23:52,   15 october 2018
smh.com.au

Thailand's military ruler Prayut Chan-o-cha has a new website and social media accounts, in another sign he plans to hang on to the country's top political job.The former military chief, who has led the junta that rules Thailand since May... >>>

Stephen Hawking's last warning from beyond the grave

Monday  22:51,   15 october 2018
theage.com.au

Acclaimed physicist pleads for unity and reveals his fear of a "global revolt against experts" that might get in the way of finding the next Einstein.Hawking’s family gathered at London’s Science Museum on Monday to launch his last book, Brief... >>>

Man chokes to death as shirt gets caught in escalator

Monday  22:03,   15 october 2018
news.sky

Man chokes to death as shirt gets caught in escalatorThe 48-year-old man was found unconscious on top of the escalator with part of his shirt caught in the machine and the neckline choking... >>>