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Vladimir Putin sends in the heavy mob to tame protesters

Vladimir Putin sends in the heavy mob to tame protesters

Some of the illegal rallies saw violent clashes between police and demonstrators, many of whom appeared to be minors. The results came during September 9 elections across Russian Federation that were held as police detained more than 1,000 people at antigovernment protests.


Pence Says He'd Sit Down For Mueller Interview

Pence Says He'd Sit Down For Mueller Interview

Under the 25th Amendment , presidents may be removed from office by the vice president and a majority vote of "the principal officers of the executive department" if the president is "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office".


Trump administration takes aim at International Criminal Court, PLO

Trump administration takes aim at International Criminal Court, PLO

National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday made the unprecedented move of threatening the International Criminal Court if it follows through with investigations of alleged war crimes committed by U.S. After explaining the inadequacy of the ICC's defense mechanisms against prosecutorial abuse and its incompatibility with the legal protections afforded American citizens, Bolton poignantly asked his Federalist Society audience: "Would you consign the fate of American citizens to a ...


18 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

18 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan

Three people survived and two are missing, with 17 confirmed dead. The BBC reported the victims included the pilot and co-pilot, a member of the Red Cross and an Anglican bishop. "It is a commercial plane that crashed", he added. "When the plane was landing the weather was foggy and this was not a good situation for plane landing".


Thousands of Syrians displaced as threat of Idlib attack grows

Thousands of Syrians displaced as threat of Idlib attack grows

For Russia and Iran, both allies of the Syrian government, retaking Idlib is crucial to complete what they see as a military victory in Syria's civil war after Syrian troops recaptured almost all other major towns and cities, largely defeating the rebellion against Assad.


Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Plotting Coup Against Maduro

Venezuela Accuses U.S. of Plotting Coup Against Maduro

The Times reported that Venezeluan military officials had success when they reached out to the Trump White House after the president said a year ago that the USA had a "military option" for Venezuela . The Associated Press also reported in July that Trump had pressed aides on the possibility of invading Venezuela during a meeting in the Oval Office in August 2017.