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U.S
NEW: At his confirmation hearings, Brett Kavanaugh is not expected to offer any commitment to recuse himself from cases involving investigations of Pres. Trump, including a possible constitutional fight over a subpoena of the president, sources tell @ABC. https://t.co/hFSczr471C — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
Politics
Nauru President Baron Waqa on the decision to ban the ABC from the Pacific Islands Forum: We are not open to the ABC at this time. They have been very very dishonest with its reporting of Nauru. MORE: https://t.co/aNPNPp9M1L #saturdayedition pic.twitter.com/Uu6SMkk1LR — Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
U.S
"I watched long lines at the museum for Rosa Parks, long lines for Aretha, long lines today. We have long lines to celebrate death and short lines for voting" – Rev Jesse Jackson speaking at Aretha Franklin's funeral #ArethaHomegoing https://t.co/KjwUa5Y3m8 pic.twitter.com/OR5bGomykt — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
Politics
Syrian opposition fighters blow up bridges linking areas they control to government-held territories in northwestern Syria in anticipation of a military offensive against their last stronghold in the country. https://t.co/yokxS6x1zg — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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.@cafreeland, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister on steel and aluminum tariffs: "They are unjustified and they are illegal. The notion that somehow Canadian steel or aluminum could pose a national security threat to the United States is, frankly, absurd." pic.twitter.com/X4ILId1RwX — FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
Terrorism
NEW: Texas DPS releases aerial video public showing moment SWAT vehicles closed in on the Austin bombing suspect last March. The suspect died when he detonated an explosive device inside the vehicle while surrounded. https://t.co/OedY0mrYTz pic.twitter.com/pkyEAqDvCh — ABC News (@ABC) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
U.S
JUST IN: US President Trump's legal team is preparing a report that will contain sections rebutting a series of potential conclusions special counsel Robert Mueller could reach in his eventual findings, Rudy Giuliani tells CNN https://t.co/IKOJV60LJm pic.twitter.com/f7AVpVKr6g — CNN International (@cnni) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
Defense News
#TridentJuncture 2018: @NATO’s largest exercise in many years will take place late Oct – early Nov ➡️An expected 40,000 soldiers & 10,000 vehicles are on their way to #Norway – some have arrived already! ➡️Belgian troops 🇧🇪will contribute to #NATO's #TridentJuncture pic.twitter.com/LmHakhvj28 — Belgium at NATO (@BelgiumNATO) August 31, 2018 Continue Reading
Politics
NEW: U.S. to end funding for U.N. Relief Works Agency, which provides assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, and Lebanon, calling it an "irredeemably flawed operation." https://t.co/LgOwu1hYJS pic.twitter.com/kFWek8zQRt — ABC News (@ABC) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading
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JUST IN: Pres. Trump notifies Congress of intent to "enter into a trade agreement with Mexico — and with Canada if it is willing, in a timely manner, to meet the high standards for free, fair, and reciprocal trade contained therein." https://t.co/Un8T7Jy2nZ pic.twitter.com/FSQaKhqAbp — ABC News (@ABC) August 31, 2018 Source: TwitterContinue Reading