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Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic

Manafort juror said one holdout 'exasperated' others with her logic

The Justice Department has the option to retry Manafort on those counts. In Manafort's case, the jury found Manafort guilty on eight counts, including tax fraud, bank fraud and failure to declare ...

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With friends like these: Taiwan's battle for allies and identity

With friends like these: Taiwan's battle for allies and identity

Both China and Taiwan adhere to the "One China" principle, which means relations with one preclude relations with the other . In response to China's call, Swaziland's foreign affairs minister Mgwag...

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Major 7.3-magnitude quake rocks Venezuela

Major 7.3-magnitude quake rocks Venezuela

A powerful natural disaster with a magnitude of 7.3 has struck the northern coast of Venezuela , according to the USGS . The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a tsunami was possible within alm...

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Bobi Wine charged with treason

Bobi Wine charged with treason

Meanwhile, lawyer Male Mabirizi has challenged the Constitutional Court for charging civilians before military courts . Moments after the military court in the nothern town of Gulu dropped the char...

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Facebook says political influence campaign tied to Iranian state media

Facebook says political influence campaign tied to Iranian state media

Social media platforms have been battening down the hatches against disinformation campaigns, and Facebook just made a new dent. The United States earlier this year indicted 13 Russians for ...

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Reality Winner given record federal sentence for media leak

Reality Winner given record federal sentence for media leak

Snowden, the N.S.A. contractor who leaked a trove of classified documents to WikiLeaks in 2013 and then took refuge in Russian Federation; and had "repeatedly expressed contempt for the United State...

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Jeff Sessions hits back at Donald Trump over Justice Department criticism

Jeff Sessions hits back at Donald Trump over Justice Department criticism

Trump queried of Sessions. While the senior White House official said Trump is "positively inclined" to support some of the revisions that Grassley champions, he has not yet given his endorsement ...

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Democrats say hacking attempt was unauthorized 'test'

Democrats say hacking attempt was unauthorized 'test'

Brandon Dillon, the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party , described the test as a "misstep" born out of an "abundance of caution". In addition to reach out to the DigitalOcean and the DNC, Mike Mu...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily

Adorable pictures released by the "Free Nazanin" campaign show Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe beaming as she holds her daughter. Her husband, Richard, said she was released from Evin prison on Thursday morni...

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Wildfire smoke causes cancellations for Harbour Air service

Wildfire smoke causes cancellations for Harbour Air service

Portland's air quality is expected to improve starting Thursday. What has caused the smoke? Thick smoke blanketing British Columbia communities far from any flames - including Vancouver where th...

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Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation

Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation

Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday for three days of talks expected to focus mainly on Iran and its presence in Syria . Despite boasting the breadth of the issues broached, from nuclear prolifera...

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Hawaii Under State of Emergency as Category 4 Hurricane Approaches

Hawaii Under State of Emergency as Category 4 Hurricane Approaches

Honolulu police officers, state officials and outreach workers canvassed various communities to warn Oahu's homeless population about Hurricane Lane and urge them to seek shelter. There are only a few...

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Why Modi Govt's Decision To Refuse Foreign Aid For Kerala Isn't Surprising

Why Modi Govt's Decision To Refuse Foreign Aid For Kerala Isn't Surprising

The UAE, home to hundreds of thousands of Keralites, had offered Rs 700 crore as flood relief for Kerala. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced that the UAE'S Prime Minister Sh...

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China trade war hits US$100 billion in goods

The two countries put into effect 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other's goods. The U.S. will collect an additional 25 per cent in duties on Chinese imports ranging from motorcycl...

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Man kills mother, sister in knife attack outside Paris; ISIS alleges connection

Man kills mother, sister in knife attack outside Paris; ISIS alleges connection

The agency said the attack was motivated by calls from the "ISIS" leadership to attack civilians in countries at war with the extremist group. Trappes is a low-income town located in Paris' afflue...

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Presumed dead, Baghdadi resurfaces, calls on Muslims to attack the West

Presumed dead, Baghdadi resurfaces, calls on Muslims to attack the West

In a purported new audio recording, Baghdadi offered greetings to Muslims for Eid al-Adha, a feast which is celebrated this week, suggesting the message was recorded recently. Originally from Iraq, Ba...

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Donald Trump's Longtime Attorney Michael Cohen Reaches Plea Deal With Feds

Donald Trump's Longtime Attorney Michael Cohen Reaches Plea Deal With Feds

The twin events mark what could be a consequential day in the Trump presidency. This was the first case brought to trial by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of an ongoing investigation into ...

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Afghanistan will not attend Russia-led peace talks with Taliban

Afghanistan will not attend Russia-led peace talks with Taliban

Meanwhile on Tuesday Britain's new foreign minister was on his first visit to Washington , partly to press for more sanctions against Russian Federation over the Salisbury attack. Two other British...

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Malaysia to shelve China-backed projects worth $22bn

Malaysia to shelve China-backed projects worth $22bn

At a press conference in Beijing before ending his five-day visit, Mahathir said Malaysia, owing to its financial woes, can not afford the projects, namely the $20 billion East Coast Rail Link for w...

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S Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

S Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

The tweet appears to be in response to the segment as he tagged both Carlson and Fox News. Through what is termed a "willing-seller, willing-buyer" approach, the government buys up land from white f...

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