Bannon: Comey firing was worst mistake

Bannon: Comey firing was worst mistake

Story highlights “We would not have the Mueller investigation,” Bannon said Bannon said he doesn’t believe Trump should fire Mueller In a “60 Minutes” interview that was posted online Sunday night, Bannon was asked whether he considered Comey’s dismissal — which ignited a political firestorm and directly led to the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including potential ties to Trump’s campaign — the biggest mistake in political history. Bannon responded, “That would be probably — that probably would be too bombastic even…

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Indonesian woman caned after adultery conviction in sharia court

Indonesian woman caned after adultery conviction in sharia court

Posted September 12, 2017 05:41:58 Photo: A crowd gathers to watch a woman receive 100 lashes after being convicted of adultery. (Supplied) Just months after two gay men were publicly caned in the Indonesian province of Aceh, a woman has received hospital treatment after receiving 100 lashes. The 30-year-old woman, Mazidah, who goes by one name, had received the caning after being found guilty of adultery by a sharia court. She had been charged with being in a private place in the presence of a man she was not married…

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Rihanna stuns in low-cut top

Rihanna stuns in low-cut top

IF there’s anyone who can make high-heeled thongs and thigh-high biker boots cool, it’s Rihanna. Wearing an eye-popping V-neck top, the Wild Thoughts singer has continued to dominate New York fashion week — this time, with her Fenty Puma runway show. It comes days after she launched her debut makeup line, Fenty Beauty. Supermodels including Taylor Hill, Stella Maxwell and Adriana Lima, along with model-of-the-moment Kaia Gerber, strutted in the motocross-themed show, which featured pink sand dunes and was staged at Park Avenue Armory. media_cameraAll eyes were on Rihanna at…

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N. Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

N. Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement published on state media that if the US “does rig up the illegal and unlawful ‘resolution’” it would respond in kind. The Security Council is due to vote in New York on a US-drafted resolution to impose new restrictions on the rogue state following its sixth and largest nuclear test, carried out just over a week ago. “The DPRK is ready and willing to use any form of ultimate means,” the statement said, referring to the country by its acronym. “The forthcoming…

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Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear

Offshore wind power cheaper than new nuclear

Image copyrightGetty Images Energy from offshore wind in the UK will be cheaper than electricity from new nuclear power for the first time. The cost of subsidies for new offshore wind farms has halved since the last 2015 auction for clean energy projects Two firms said they were willing to build offshore wind farms for a subsidy of £57.50 per megawatt hour for 2022-23. This compares with the new Hinkley Point C nuclear plant securing subsidies of £92.50 per megawatt hour. Nuclear firms said the UK still needed a mix…

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