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Global Media Michael Cohen surrenders to Federal Bureau of Investigation
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The 51-year-old Cohen entered the plea in federal court in NY on Tuesday. Regardless, this is still bad news for Trump, as we will soon be able to say "the president's former fixer, who pleaded guilty to crime (s)", which will logically beg a follow-up question: is Trump implicated in any of his fixer's admitted (or unadmitted) crime (s)? The 51-year-old entered the plea in federal court in NY on Tuesday.

Global Media Rebels plot second strike on Malcolm Turnbull after leadership vote
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But other Liberal party members said otherwise. Should he put his name forward, he is likely to take some of those who are now in Dutton's camp with him. Shorten said the "cannibalistic behavior" over the Liberal leadership was eating the government alive. Mr Hogan, from northern NSW, says his community is fed up with the constant leadership changes over the past 10 years.

Global Media Reprieve from smoke doesn't mean the worst is over
Author: 0 Reprieve from smoke doesn't mean the worst is over

Wednesday southeast Washington, including the Tri-Cities, had some of the best air quality in a state still covered with a smoky haze. At 5:35 a.m., the air quality index in Spokane was measured at 159 , a tad into the "unhealthy" for all category.

Global Media China, Malaysia to push forward bilateral ties, economic cooperation
Author: 0 China, Malaysia to push forward bilateral ties, economic cooperation

Mahathir is seeking to cut Malaysia's national debt, which has ballooned to some $250 billion. Dr Mahathir said Malaysia borrowed money from China it could not repay and used it on unnecessary infrastructure. The daily said the removal of uncertainties is good for both countries and Malaysia has already harvested economic benefit from Mahathir's visit, as China has indicated its willingness to increase import of Malaysian products including palm oil and other agricultural goods.

Global Media The Cohen-Manafort fallout
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The US president was speaking with Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt in the wake of revelations that his former lawyer Michael Cohen paid women to stop them sharing damaging information during Mr Trump's campaign. Mr Trump denied knowing the payment had been made at the time. After bashing Cohen Wednesday morning, Trump praised Manafort , saying , "Unlike Michael Cohen , [Manafort] refused to "break" - make up stories in order to get a 'deal.' Such respect for a fearless ...

Global Media RFE/RL: Accused Russian Butina ttransferred from DC to Virginia jail
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Butina's attorney, Robert Driscoll, told the Russian state-run TASS news agency that he had not been notified of the transfer prior to the move and that he was not given any reason for the action. Butina, 29, is now in jail in Alexandria, Virginia, after being moved there from a D.C. jail on Friday, and is awaiting trial. The embassy vowed to strive for Butina's freedom and called on the State Department to make sure that the Russian citizen is treated in a "normal, humane" manner.

Global Media Europe must ‘pay price’ to save nuclear deal, says Iran foreign minister
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European signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal have been searching for ways to salvage it despite the US exit and Washington's pressure on its allies to cut purchases of Iranian oil . Trump has called on Iran to negotiate a new deal that would entirely rid Iran of nuclear weapons capability and also curb its development of ballistic missiles, which has been a point of contention between Tehran and Washington for years.

Global Media Tens of thousands gather in Mecca for Hajj
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Interior Ministry Security Spokesman Major General Mansour al-Turki said that the overall number of Hajj pilgrims exceeded two million, saying that the General Department of Statistics will soon announce the final official figures on all pilgrims who were able to perform Hajj.

Global Media Bolton and Netanyahu Urge Nations to Rectify 'Wretched, Disastrous' Iran Deal
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President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said that there is a serious threat that not only Russian Federation, but also China, North Korea and Iran could try to meddle in the 2018 US elections. During the three years since the reunions were last held, North Korea tested three nuclear weapons and multiple missiles that demonstrated they potentially could strike the continental United States.

Global Media Nazi guard Palij deported by USA to Germany
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Eli Rosenbaum , who has worked for decades at the Justice Department hunting ex-Nazis, called Palij's deportation "a landmark victory in the USA government's decades-long quest to achieve a measure of justice and accountability for the victims of Nazi inhumanity".

Global Media Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack
Author: 0 Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

An Afghan army helicopter swooped in low over the street near the Eidgah mosque in a central district of the city and fired a rocket on a militant position, sending a plume of dust into the sky. The police forces are at the scene, and the area is blocked by forces. The Taliban did not answer Ghani's overture Monday, though some of its leaders said they were still discussing the matter.

Global Media Dramatic video shows Florida deputy rescue girl from hot auto
Author: 0 Dramatic video shows Florida deputy rescue girl from hot auto

Dunn sprinted to his vehicle, turned on the air conditioning and rushed to a nearby hospital. Dunn told Fox 13 : 'Sadly, 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. "It was a heck of a thing to experience that adrenaline dump".

Global Media Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites
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Have a blessed Eid-ul-Adha. Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic literally means the "festival of the sacrifice", commemorates the story of the Muslim Prophet Ibrahim's test of faith. One is for family, friends and neighbours, the second part is distributed among the poor and the needy, and the last part is retained for immediate family.

Global Media Country rejects 'irresponsible' Pentagon report on bombers
Author: 0 Country rejects 'irresponsible' Pentagon report on bombers

The U.S. military has decades of Cold War experience dealing with the sort of challenges that China might pose, Glosserman said. A Foreign Ministry spokesperson also said in a statement that the United States should stop issuing what it calls irresponsible reports and take actual steps to develop relations between the 2 countries' militaries.

Global Media UAE, Indian expats mobilize to help Kerala
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The water was close to the knees at one point and within a few minutes it was touching five feet with a current so strong that we saw big cars floating like tin cans", said Mumthaz, who has only one name. The state agency will also be joined by expert technicians from agencies attached to the governments of Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Karnataka. As a helicopter hovered overhead, doctors checked elderly men and women lying on wooden benches in an engineering college.

Global Media Colorado dad charged with killing pregnant wife and girls
Author: 0 Colorado dad charged with killing pregnant wife and girls

Watts, 33, was formally charged on Monday with five counts of first-degree murder, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body . "She went inside, turned around and waved at me and shut the door", Atkinson said. Watts has been held without bail since his arrest Wednesday. He said "he went into a rage and ultimately strangled Shanann to death", the affidavit says.

Global Media Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge from Peter Dutton - for now
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull survives leadership challenge from Peter Dutton - for now

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will recontest his position. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ditched plans for the country to reach emissions targets aimed at combatting climate change. "It's not toxic in the party room like it was under Abbott", says one MP. Speaking outside of Parliament House in Canberra, following the vote, Turnbull urged his colleagues to show "unity".

Global Media Turnbull Dutton Leadership Vote
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Turnbull threw all leadership positions in the Liberal Party open early Tuesday, inviting challengers to nominate themselves for party leader. Turnbull won the vote 48 to 35. While Coalition marginal seat holders have publicly supported Mr Turnbull, some privately lobbied in favour of Mr Dutton to improve the party's chances in Queensland.

Global Media Mother and son separated by Korean War meet after 68 years
Author: 0 Mother and son separated by Korean War meet after 68 years

Most of those taking part are elderly people who are eager to see their loved ones once more before they die. Crying and talking excitedly, the reunited relatives clasped one another and tried to bridge decades of separation through precious physical contact, pulling out pictures of absent relatives so they could be included in the happy occasion.

Global Media Donald Trump accuses social media of Conservatives discrimination
Author: 0 Donald Trump accuses social media of Conservatives discrimination

In a subsequent tweet , the president wrote, "Censorship is a very risky thing & absolutely impossible to police". This shows social media is striving to take down hateful or bashing content from its sites. Finally - Trump likes the carrot but he's not afraid of the stick - are two warnings that this censorship is not going to be tolerated any longer: "we won't let that happen" and "that can not be allowed to happen".

Author: 0 Manitoba affected by BC wildfire smoke, special air quality alert in effect

Outside the province, air quality was expected to improve across much of the Prairies, as shifting winds directions pushed some of the ash south into the United States. Doctors say if you feel unwell at all during the period of poor air quality to see a doctor immediately. More smoky, hazy air is expected to blanket much of Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland today as almost 600 wildfires continue to rage across British Columbia.