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US Senator Rand Paul assaulted at his home in Kentucky

US Senator Rand Paul assaulted at his home in Kentucky

Boucher, 59, was charged with assault and was being held as of Saturday on a $5,000 bond. "Senator Paul was blindsided and the victim of an assault". Politico reported , citing the arrest warrant, that Paul was tackled from behind, and that "Boucher's altercation with Paul left the senator having difficulty breathing as a result of a "possible rib injury" in addition to bleeding from cuts around his mouth". Read More

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CNN fact-checks White House briefing in real time

CNN fact-checks White House briefing in real time

Sanders's assertion is at odds with the indictment issued by the Special Counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which states Papadopoulos was encouraged to meet with Russian officials by campaign officials. It is specifically about the campaign - MS. SANDERS: It has nothing to do with the activities of the campaign. She said Papadopolous "reached out" to other campaign officials but no meeting ever occurred. Read More

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Powerful Storm Rolls Into Northeast on 5th Anniversary of Sandy

Powerful Storm Rolls Into Northeast on 5th Anniversary of Sandy

A wind advisory has been issued for Newton and surrounding counties, and for all of metro Atlanta. The weather service also expects some damage to trees and power lines, thus anticipating power outages scattered across the area. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Strong winds expected this afternoon into Monday morning. The weather service also expects rain before 7 a.m. Read More

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In Tehran, IAEA Chief Amano Endorses Iran's Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Today, based on joint efforts made by Iran and the IAEA , the agency can declare that the Islamic Republic has fulfilled all its obligations under global regulations and the deal, Amano said. Tehran views Trump's hostile rhetoric and the new USA sanctions as a violation of the nuclear deal. Trump had repeatedly lambasted the agreement as the "stupidest" and "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". Read More

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India ready to receive Afghan trucks at Attari check post

India ready to receive Afghan trucks at Attari check post

The third round of talks was held in Islamabad when an interagency USA delegation visited the Pakistani capital with details of the new United States strategy for South Asia announced by President Donald Trump on Aug 21. "And we are looking forward to moving ahead with the U.S. and building a tremendous relationship", Abbasi replied, according to a pool report. Last month, an unannounced visit to Afghanistan by Defense Secretary James Mattis was marked by a rocket attack on the airport in ... Read More

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Three Men Arrested After Shot Fired at Protesters Near Richard Spencer Speech

Three Men Arrested After Shot Fired at Protesters Near Richard Spencer Speech

The Gainesville Police Department reported that Tenbrink is a convicted felon, and therefore faces additional charges for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Both Tenbrink and William Fears appear to have been committed white nationalists. Gainesville police spokesman Ben Tobias said Friday that he thought it was "reasonable to believe they came here to bring some hatred". Read More

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'Women of NASA' Lego's Set Coming Nov. 1

'Women of NASA' Lego's Set Coming Nov. 1

Johnson helped to calculate and verify launch and landing trajectories for the Mercy and Apollo programs, featured in the film Hidden Figures . Hamilton's model stacks giant books of flight software, Roman comes with a miniature Hubble Space Telescope, and Jemison and Ride stand beside the Space Shuttle. Read More

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U.S. trade chief says he is not focused on ending NAFTA

U.S. trade chief says he is not focused on ending NAFTA

The three countries wanted to renegotiate the deal before the end of the year. The sources say Canadian negotiators are calling the demand "a non-starter". They have also put forward a clause, called "twilight" that could put an end to the NAFTA by five years. The Trump administration has proposed that at least 50% of the content in cars must be made in the US for vehicles from Mexico and Canada to enter the USA duty-free. Read More

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Australia stands unflinching amid North Korea's nuclear threats

Australia stands unflinching amid North Korea's nuclear threats

Petersburg. Foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg signed off a new package of measures including a ban on investments in North Korea and on European Union exports of oil to Pyongyang. In August around 25 Australian defence personnel took part in the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercise, a large-scale simulated military operation staged regularly by US and South Korean military forces. Read More

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In the United States, a powerful explosion occurred

In the United States, a powerful explosion occurred

The search continued for a worker missing from an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain that exploded and caught fire late Sunday, sending six others to hospital with injuries, the U.S. Information about the victims of the explosion has not yet been reported . Jefferson Parish spokesman Antwan Harris said in a news release that reports came into the Emergency Operations center around 7:15 p.m. Read More

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Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact'

Rex Tillerson responds to 'castration' comment on CNN, 'I'm fully intact'

Pressed repeatedly on the subject by Tapper on Sunday, Tillerson refused to budge. Tillerson says in a television interview that Trump "has made clear to me that he wants this solved diplomatically". In Sunday's interview, Tillerson would not deny using the insult about the president. "You can not publicly castrate your own secretary of state without giving yourself that binary choice", Corker told the Washington Post on Friday. Read More

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Palestinian Authority, Hamas Reach Reconciliation Deal After 10-Year Feud

Palestinian Authority, Hamas Reach Reconciliation Deal After 10-Year Feud

The agreement was signed by Hamas representative Saleh al-Arouri and Fatah negotiator Azzam al-Ahmed in a short ceremony today (October 12) following two days of talks brokered by Egypt. An Egyptian source close to the talks said intelligence chief Khaled Fawzi had followed the negotiations closely. Internal Palestinian strife has been a major obstacle to peacemaking, with Hamas having fought three wars with Israel since 2008 and continuing to call for its destruction. Read More

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USA withdraws from UNESCO

USA withdraws from UNESCO

The U.S. stopped making payments to the agency in 2011, but maintained an office at its Paris headquarters in the hopes of encouraging a change of course from behind the scenes. lost its vote due to these financial cuts. The head of UNESCO, Irina Bokova voiced, "profound regret" on Thursday over the withdrawal, which she called a "loss to multilateralism". Read More

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Sylvester Stallone to Direct Michael B. Jordan in 'Creed 2'

Sylvester Stallone will be appearing as a guest star in the next season of "This is Us". After the first film's success both critically and commercially, it was only a matter of time before a sequel was announced. News for " Creed 2 " just seems to leak out in small doses so no doubt more to come... My Entertainment World has an interesting nugget on their site, noting the start of filming of " Creed 2 " to begin February 5, 2018 in Philadelphia. Read More

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