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Donald Trump Deports 95-Year-Old Former Nazi Guard

Jakiw Palij , who worked as a guard at the Trawniki Labor Camp, in what was then German-occupied Poland, had been living out his post-war years in Queens, New York City. A White House statement said Palij served as an armed guard and had played an "indispensable role" in ensuring Jews were killed. Several countries, including Germany, Poland and Ukraine, refused to take Palij so he continued living at home with his wife, Maria, 86, where his presence attracted protests and outraged the local ... Read More »

Florida deputy saves child from hot auto

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The child became responsive once Dunn blasted the air conditioning with her in his patrol vehicle. Dunn said, "I didn't think she was alive when I got to her". The girl's dad called to see if he could find Dunn to thank him, and he asked if he could see the young girl. "My baby's missing", she said in a 911 audio reviewed by ABC . Read More »

Missile Power, Iran’s Top Priority in Defence Domain: DM

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Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a live TV program on Saturday that the fighter jet would fly on Wednesday, which marks Iran's Defense Industry Day. Iran is among the few countries with night-vision systems for its military choppers, Qorbani said. Iran's functional air force has been limited to perhaps as few as a few dozen strike aircraft, either Russian or ageing USA models acquired before the 1979 Iranian revolution. Read More »

Some Cooler Weather This Week

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Some "back building" or redevelopment of storms may develop through sunset as a cold front continues to make its way east towards the Valley. Western Kansas will have plenty of sunshine in the afternoon. Friday and Saturday will both be sunny days with a high in the low-80s. Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers/Storms (20%). Rain will finally clear out overnight. Read More »

N. Korea demands declaration of end of Korean War

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At the reunions, Kim expects to meet his 78-year-old brother, Kim Kwang Il, and his sister-in-law. She choked back tears talking about how her warm-hearted older brother was taken by the North Korean military. On Saturday, the Straits Times reported that Xi is set to visit Pyongyang for the September 9 celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the North Korean government. Read More »

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct Hajj

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Eid al-Adha, or Bakrid, celebrations usually last for three days. It is also when Hajj, a pilgrimage which all able-bodied Muslims are required to complete once in their lives, takes place. Happy Eid al-Adha 2018. It occurs between the 8th and 12th day of the last month of the Islamic calendar, the Dhu al-Hijjah which is based on lunar events. Read More »

Massive missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul

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Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the rocket strikes on Kabul , as heavy fighting broke out between security forces and militants in the Afghan capital. "An operation has been launched to arrest or gun them down", he said. The truce offer was welcomed by the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after almost 17 years of war, but two senior Taliban commanders were said to have rejected the ceasefire offer. Read More »

El Salvador becomes latest nation to cut links with Taiwan

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Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behaviour, as El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year. Ahead of next month's summit between China and African leaders in Beijing , China has also been upping the pressure on Taiwan's last remaining ally on the continent, eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, to come over to China's side, diplomatic sources say. Read More »

China rejects 'irresponsible' Pentagon report on bombers

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The annual report to Congress, released the other day, highlights China's growing military, economic and diplomatic clout and how Beijing is leveraging this to rapidly build its global footprint and establish regional dominance. China's efforts to strengthen modernization of its military aims at safeguarding its sovereignty, security, and development interests, as well as for safeguarding world peace, stability and prosperity. Read More »

Kerala floods: A giant 'Thanks' to defence personnel

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People trapped without food, water and electricity anxious about being left without help as their phone batteries were dying. The floods have caused an estimated $3 billion in damage but the bill is likely to rise as the scale of devastation becomes clearer. Read More »

Christopher Watts Also Being Charged for Terminating Wife’s Pregnancy

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Watts told police that shortly after, he saw his wife strangling their youngest daughter and their older daughter sprawled on her bed and blue via a baby monitor. Atkinson said she called him before the bodies were found - and he allegedly revealed to her that he and Shanann were thinking about separating. Court documents filed by Merson said the girls had been submerged in crude oil for four days. Read More »

Australian prime minister abandons climate change targets

Under the Australian system, as in the United Kingdom, the prime minister is not directly elected by voters but is the leader of the party or coalition that can command a majority in parliament. But Treasurer Scott Morrison said was "fully supportive" of the Prime Minister. Mr Turnbull and Mr Dutton are both declining to speak at this time. Read More »

Turnbull survives leadership contest but battle far from over

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The close numbers, however, isn't great news for Turnbull moving forward. Dutton has now resigned from the ministry, as expected, and we could see further Dutton backers step down from the frontbench after their attempted coup. He appeared to have support from Dutton at the time, who tweeted: "In relation to media stories today, just to make it very clear, the Prime Minister has my support and I support the policies of the Government". Read More »

Peter Dutton to challenge Turnbull in Liberal leadership spill

Turnbull took the decision to declare the leadership vacancy in order to force his enemies to come out into the open. "Even with strong support in the party room, if a small number of people are not prepared to vote with the government on a measure, then it won't get passed", Turnbull told reporters. Read More »

The history of Korean family reunions

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After the initial tearful reunion was over, Sang Chol showed his mother a photo of her husband, who had been with their son when the couple became separated but has since died. "It is a shame for both governments that numerous families have passed away without knowing whether their lost relatives were alive", he told presidential secretaries at a meeting. Read More »

Air quality to worsen as smoke returns

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The Breezometer , an online map tracking air quality levels on a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best), reported Kelowna's air quality at a 20 level and Calgary's at a 31 as of Monday morning. Haze and smoke from western wildfires fills the air over downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. "That smoke concentration is just going to increase on Monday and into Tuesday as well, as we await a trough of low pressure to push in during the middle of this week that will hopefully clear some ... Read More »

White House Counsel Has Spoken to Mueller for 30 Hours

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President Trump is once again calling into question Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation probe, suggesting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is "just someone looking for trouble". "Mr. McGahn answered the Special Counsel team's questions fulsomely and honestly", William Burck said, explaining that the President did not ask Mr. McGahn to refrain from discussing any matters. Read More »

Trump says he ‘won’t let’ social media target conservatives

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Trump threatened his administration "won't let that happen", saying they did not call to remove the CNN and MSNBC even though they are "Fake News" channels. He illustrates how real people view and interpret news (as opposed to how the liberal-left pretends they do in order to reinforce its case for clamping down on "fake news"): "I get used to it and watch with a grain of salt, or don't watch at all..." Facebook then apologized, tweeting in response that the videos had "mistakenly" been ... Read More »

US Senate confirms press not the enemy

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Thursday's coordinated editorials were criticized by some in the media , including a CBS News commentary that described them as a "self-defeating act of journalistic groupthink". Let's make one thing crystal clear the press is not the enemy of the American people . Of course, the irony of Trump's attacks on the "SICK!" and "very dishonest people" in "the fake media" he accuses of purveying, yes, "fake news" is that he himself is a product of the NY tabloids. Read More »

Teen Now Faces Charges After Pushing Friend off 60-Foot Washington Bridge

Investigators said Smith admitted to pushing Holgerson off the bridge, but stated that she did so in an attempt to help her overcome her fear, not to hurt her. After the incident, Holgerson said in an interview that Smith should " sit in jail and think about ... what she did". Smith said that she has apologized several times after the incident and that the two have communicated through Snapchat and text messaging. Read More »

Italy bridge collapse: Genoa death toll rises to 43

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Italy's president demanded guarantees on August 18, that all the nation's roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse , after he comforted mourners at a state funeral for numerous dead in the grieving port city. Autostrade chief executive Giovanni Castellucci said at a press conference that 500 million euros ($570 million) will be available from Monday to help Genoa and to rebuild the bridge while funds would be set up to help victims. Read More »

Shots fired outside US Embassy in Turkey

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Amid escalating tension between Washington and Ankara, the USA embassy in the Turkish capital came under attack as unknown persons fired several gunshots at it on Monday. The spokesperson added, "We have no reports of any injuries and we are investigating the details". He thanked Turkish police for their "rapid response". Read More »

Nervous Korean families wait to be reunited

Some struggled to recognise family not glimpsed in more than 60 years. Kim Dal-in, 92, asked his sister, Yu Dok, after gazing at her briefly in silence. "Expanding and accelerating family reunions is a top priority among humanitarian projects to be carried out by the two Koreas". Starting on Thursday, there will be a meeting of another 88 groups of relatives, 469 from the South and 128 from the North, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry. Read More »

Tourist survives 10 hours in water after cruise ship fall

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The cruise passenger also said according to the BBC that she fell off the back of the ship. There has been no explanation yet of what caused the woman to fall overboard. The coastguard was notified and a search and rescue operation ensued. The vessel was coming towards the end of the voyage and was sailing back to its home port when the woman fell overboard. Read More »

Green party minister bikes to hospital to have baby

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The US-born Ms Genter had announced her pregnancy on Instagram , saying: "We're going to have to get an additional seat for the bikes". Genter, who is 42 weeks pregnant, previously said she was planning a natural birth at home using a rented pool. Read More »

Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Thick smoke from wildfires raging in British Columbia, Canada, and in the eastern portion of the state is expected to spread into western Washington starting Sunday. Multiple area high school sports have reported either cancelling or moving practices indoors. N95 or N100 rated masks can help protect some people from air pollution. Read More »

Plea for airlifts as thousands are stranded in Kerala floods

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The idyllic tourist hotspot has been badgered by torrential monsoon rains since the end of May, triggering landslides and flash floods that have swept away entire villages. But even as Vijayan maintained that the last stage of rescue act was going on, various WhatsApp groups continued to be flooded with requests for help, especially from Alappuzha. Read More »