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Global Media SUMMIT SUSPENDED: The President CANCELS North Korea Talks, Cites 'Insufficient Progress'
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Donald Trump has told secretary of state Mike Pompeo to cancel his planned trip to North Korea. Pompeo, formerly Central Intelligence Agency director, has played a leading role in talks with North Korea. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday announced plans to travel to North Korea with newly hired special envoy Stephen Biegun next week. During the summit, the pair signed a vague joint statement in which the North agreed to denuclearise, but which left almost all details undefined.

Global Media Al Green: Trump Must ‘Resign’ or ‘Face Impeachment’ for ‘Harming Society’
Author: 0 Al Green: Trump Must ‘Resign’ or ‘Face Impeachment’ for ‘Harming Society’

But Trump is no ordinary subject. Trump denied to reporters in April that he knew anything about Cohen's payments to Daniels, though the explanations from the president and Giuliani have shifted multiples times since. Donald Trump has insisted he did nothing wrong after his longtime attorney implicated him in illicit hush payments made before the 2016 election, as experts warned the legal maelstrom swirling around the Republican leader could further threaten his presidency.

Global Media GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations
Author: 0 GOP Congressman, Wife Indicted on Campaign Finance Violations

Another early Trump supporter, Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of NY, ended his re-election bid this month , days after his indictment on insider trading charges. Hunter was strongly favored to hold on to his seat in the strongly Republican district, but the charges inject the race with uncertainty. Hunter and his wife Margaret, who was also indicted, entered pleas of not guilty in federal court Thursday morning.

Author: 0 Trump denies wrongdoing, says Cohen is making up stories

All his life he has faced controversy and won, a defiant President Donald Trump told Fox News on Thursday (Aug 23), maintaining that payments made by his former lawyer to two women in exchange for their silence on their relations with him, did not violate campaign finance rules.

Global Media Court clears road for Mnangagwa’s inauguration, Chamisa loses case
Author: 0 Court clears road for Mnangagwa’s inauguration, Chamisa loses case

The Zimbabwean constitution specifies that for a presidential candidate to get a mandate to form a government, he or she must get at least 50% plus one of the vote. It also alleged that some polling stations recorded more voters than those registered. Mnangagwa, of the ruling ZANU-PF party, won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote - just enough to meet the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off against MDC leader Nelson Chamisa , who scored 44.3 percent.

Global Media Flash flood kills hikers in Italy's Calabria region
Author: 0 Flash flood kills hikers in Italy's Calabria region

Local authorities said that 23 people had been rescued, including a 10-year-old boy. The rescue effort includes divers, a helicopter, and rescuers who specialize in caves and mountainous areas, the firefighters said. Italian rescuers continued their search Tuesday for possible survivors of deadly flash flooding in the Calabria region's Pollino national park, described by hikers as an "avalanche of water".

Global Media Activist Israa al-Ghomgham faces death penalty in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Activist Israa al-Ghomgham faces death penalty in Saudi Arabia

Ms Ghomgham , 29, will be tried in the country's terrorism tribunal, along with the four other detained Eastern Province activists, even though charges she faces are exclusively related to peaceful activism, Human Rights Watch said. Ghomgham has been in prison since 2015 . She was sentenced to death earlier this month. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has expressed a desire to soften his nation's image, but the number of executions has risen since his ascension.

Global Media Trump says he's considering pardon for Manafort, says Fox News reporter
Author: 0 Trump says he's considering pardon for Manafort, says Fox News reporter

During a press conference given following the verdict, Manafort's attorney told reporters that while the former Trump aide was disappointed in the verdict, his client was evaluating all his options. "I did not want Paul Manafort to be guilty". The juror who overheard the comment said she feared the other juror "had essentially made up her mind" on the case, the transcript said.

Global Media Uganda: Bobi Wine Charged With Treason, Remanded
Author: 0 Uganda: Bobi Wine Charged With Treason, Remanded

He declared that the state had dropped charges of possession of illegal fire arms and ammunition against Bobi Wine . "We, therefore, demand for the immediate release of Bobi Wine , failure to which, within a period of a week, we as young parliamentarians will lead a delegation of MPs to Uganda to cause a revolutionary demonstration because Museveni is proving to be unfit for the office", he said.

Global Media Georgia woman who leaked secret report sentenced
Author: 0 Georgia woman who leaked secret report sentenced

An attorney for victor would not comment on Thursday when asked about the sentencing hearing, which is due to take place at 10 a.m. ET in federal court in Winner's hometown of Augusta , Georgia. She then shared the document with a news outlet. She first leaked a classified report outlining the Russian government's attempts to hack into a voting software company based in Florida.

Global Media China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties
Author: 0 China, El Salvador establish diplomatic ties

Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries worldwide, many of them small, less developed nations in Central America and the Pacific, including Belize and Nauru. Almost three decades ago, the US adopted a "One China" policy, which formally recognized the Communist government in Beijing - switching diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing in 1979.

Global Media India rejects UAE govt's $100 mln flood disaster fund offer
Author: 0 India rejects UAE govt's $100 mln flood disaster fund offer

The UAE government also offered an amount of $ 100 millions (about Rs 700 crore) for the state's reconstruction. The UAE offer was higher than the $97 million so far given by the central government to handle the floods which state authorities estimate have caused damage worth more than $3 billion.

Global Media Cohen pleading to bank, campaign finance fraud
Author: 0 Cohen pleading to bank, campaign finance fraud

A jury found Manafort guilty of 5 counts of making false income tax returns, two counts of bank fraud and one of failure to report foreign bank and financial accounts. The charges against Manafort mostly predate his work on Trump's campaign. Cohen previously served as a vice president of the Trump Organization but left in May after the President parted ways with his former fixer.

Global Media At least 1 dead, 2 wounded in stabbing outside Paris, reports say
Author: 0 At least 1 dead, 2 wounded in stabbing outside Paris, reports say

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, in his first purported speech in almost a year, has called on followers to fight on despite recent defeats, according to an audio recording posted on the group's media outlet on Wednesday. One other person has been seriously injured in the attack. The man, born in 1982, has already been on service intelligence radar for radicalisation and apologia for terrorism.

Global Media Facebook, Twitter Remove Accounts Linked to Iran, Russia
Author: 0 Facebook, Twitter Remove Accounts Linked to Iran, Russia

The cybersecurity company FireEye, which first identified the campaign and flagged the campaign to Facebook , said the intent behind the activity appeared to be to "promote Iranian political interests, including anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian themes, as well as promote support for specific US policies favorable to Iran , such as the US-Iran nuclear deal".

Global Media Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation
Author: 0 Bolton: Putin Admitted He Can't Get Iran Out of Russian Federation

Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. "We had hoped that our strikes had created structures of deterrence to convince the Assad regime not to do that". U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , said on Thursday he had warned Moscow against meddling in the U.S. midterm elections in November during talks with the head of Russia's National Security Council.

Global Media Khalid: ECRL project cancellation for the best
Author: 0 Khalid: ECRL project cancellation for the best

Mahathir made the comments while addressing the media in Beijing during his five-day trip to China . In giving the assurance, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said both Malaysia and China have mutually agreed to increase bilateral trade, especially Malaysia's exports, to address the vast trade gap.

Global Media Twarit Vishwa: IS Chief Baghdadi releases audio message
Author: 0 Twarit Vishwa: IS Chief Baghdadi releases audio message

IS had gained control over large parts of Syria and neighbouring Iraq in 2014, proclaiming a "caliphate". It was not clear when the message was recorded, but the leader appeared to criticise a $100-million (Dh367.3 million) pledge by Saudi Arabia last week to help rebuild Syria's northeast .

Global Media Australian prime minister could quit Friday
Author: 0 Australian prime minister could quit Friday

Meanwhile, at least four cabinet ministers have offered their resignation as Liberal MPs position themselves in the ongoing struggle for control of the party. The plan would have cut taxes on certain large businesses from 30 to 25 percent, but it was reportedly unpopular with voters. "Anytime we see uncertainty like what is happening in Canberra it is not helpful", said Qantas CEO Alan Joyce.

Global Media South Africans aren't happy with Trump's land expropriation tweet
Author: 0 South Africans aren't happy with Trump's land expropriation tweet

Lawmakers started a process to change the constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation in February after the ANC decided in December to adopt the measure to speed up giving black people more land. However, farm murders are at a 20-year low. South Africa has not reacted too well. Ramaphosa has said the government's land reform policy will be undertaken in a way that does not threaten food security or economic growth.

Global Media Aftershock hits Venezuela following biggest quake since 1900
Author: 0 Aftershock hits Venezuela following biggest quake since 1900

SRC Engineer Seismologist Dr Ilias Papadopoulos said while T&T escaped with minor damage, this was as a result of the distance of the earthquake's epicentre, as the quake originated near the Northern Coast of Venezuela. The strong aftershock occurred at 9.27 am, just under 16 hours after the region was rocked by a magnitude 6.9 natural disaster at 5.31 pm yesterday.