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Paul Manafort trial day 8: Prosecutors expect to wrap up case soon

Paul Manafort trial day 8: Prosecutors expect to wrap up case soon

Defense attorneys then used several hours of cross-examination to try to damage Gates' credibility in the eyes of jurors. Based on the witnesses prosecutors have said they intend to call, Thursday will focus on the bank fraud they say he turned to after his Ukraine political work dried up.


Pence outlines plan for new U.S. Space Force by 2020

Pence outlines plan for new U.S. Space Force by 2020

US President Donald Trump is really, truly serious about starting up a Space Force as a separate branch of the military. Pence said it is needed to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russian Federation.


Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

Legal abortion bill rejected in Argentina

Despite false warnings to the contrary, no woman or medical professional is in prison for practicing abortion in Argentina , despite its illegal status. A few supporters of abortion rights threw missiles and rocks at police, who retaliated by firing tear gas and water cannon. Amnesty International told Argentine legislators that "the world is watching".


Israel kills two Hamas gunmen in Gaza, sides dispute circumstances

Israel kills two Hamas gunmen in Gaza, sides dispute circumstances

Two Palestinians were killed on Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike targeting a group of citizens in Beit Lahia town in northern the Gaza Strip. The military said the tank responded to shots fired at soldiers from the post. The military released footage that it said was of the incident. It deemed Israel's shelling of them a "criminal act". Tensions have soared since Hamas launched mass protests along the border in March.


Russian PM explains armor in Tbilisi in 2008

Russian PM explains armor in Tbilisi in 2008

After the war, Moscow recognised South Ossetia and another separatist enclave, Abkhazia, as independent states where it then stationed permanent military bases. While around 75% of Georgians said they were in favour of a possible Georgia's accession to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, 81% voiced support for European Union membership.



Earthquake In Indonesia: Over 300 Dead As Aftershocks Rock Lombok

On Sunday, a powerful 6.9-magnitude natural disaster devastated the tourist island, which has led to the deaths of at least 347 as of Thursday, according to the state-run Antara news agency. At a shelter in hard-hit Kayangan, new mother Rusnah, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said she needed basic supplies for her children. Almost 1500 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries from Sunday's quake and more than 156,000 have been displaced due to the extensive damage to ...