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Somalia: US air strike 'kills 60 al-Shabab fighters'

Wednesday  00:31,   17 october 2018
aljazeera

A US military air strike against the al-Shabab group in Somalia has killed about 60 fighters, one of its deadliest in nearly a year, US military officials said. The air strike which was launched on Friday, occurred near the al-Shabab-controlled... >>>

China defends 'vocational training centres' amid international pressure over mass Uighur detentions

Wednesday  00:23,   17 october 2018
abc.net.au

China's Government releases details of its network of 'vocational training' centres in Xinjang province for the first time, which activists claim are political indoctrination camps for thousands of Muslims. The second-highest Communist Party... >>>

President Trump calls Stormy Daniels ‘horseface’ in new tweet

Wednesday  00:21,   17 october 2018
bostonglobe

President Trump called Stormy Daniels “horseface” in a tweet on Tuesday morning as he reacted to a judge’s dismissal of a defamation lawsuit the adult film star brought against him earlier this... >>>

Allison Mack gets extra time to run errands while awaiting sex trafficking trial

Tuesday  23:21,   16 october 2018
foxnews

“Smallville” actress Allison Mack has been granted more time outside of her home as she remains on pretrial house arrest for her role in allegedly recruiting women to join a sex-cult and branding them as “slaves.” The former Nxivm associate will be... >>>

Saudis Issued Dire Warnings Against U.S. Sanctions. But How Much Leverage Do They Have?

Tuesday  22:45,   16 october 2018
msn

The Saudis have a powerful tool in their ability to raise oil prices but are loathe to use it. And they could not easily switch to China or Russia for... >>>

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... >>>