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‘The Trumps Will Be a Dynasty That Lasts for Decades’ Says President’s Campaign Manager

Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Confirms Arrest at Airport

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Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was arrested on Sunday at the city’s airport for breaching bail conditions, he said in a statement through his legal representative.

Wong said he was being held in custody and that he expected to be released after a hearing on Monday.

His detention was earlier reported by Hong Kong-based Chinese-language Apple Daily.

Wong was among several Hong Kong activists arrested in late August in a crackdown on protest leaders, and was released on bail shortly after his detention. Wong traveled to Taiwan last week to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party.

A spokesman for the Hong Kong police said he cannot comment immediately.

Nigeria works to end violence in 'Wild West'

The government says it is moving to address what nomads describe as decades of exploitation and oppression.

    After years of military action in north-west Nigeria, the government is choosing dialogue to end killings and kidnapping mainly by nomadic cattle herders.

    Government officials say they want to tackle the injustices that fuelled the crisis in the first place.

    Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Zamfara in northwestern Nigeria.

    Taliban says talks' cancellation will mean more U.S. lives lost

    KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel peace talks with its leadership would lead to the further loss of American lives and assets.

    “The Americans will suffer more than anyone else for cancelling the talks,” Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the hardline insurgent group, said in a statement.

    He said the talks were being conducted in a smooth manner until Saturday, and both sides had agreed to hold intra-Afghan talks on Sept. 23.

    US election-monitoring agency shuts down

    The Federal Election Commission says it no longer has enough members to operate, with potentially serious consequences for 2020 presidential election.

      The US agency tasked with monitoring elections has effectively shut down.

      The Federal Election Commission says it no longer has enough members to operate, which has potentially serious consequences for the 2020 presidential election.

      Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.

      Eastbound Hwy. 1 west of Calgary closed after semi rollover

      Cochrane RCMP are on scene after a semi rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway early Sunday morning.

      The rollover happened on Highway 1 just east of Highway 68 near Morley, and is blocking both eastbound lanes.

      All traffic heading to Calgary is being detoured at the Morley Road exit to eastbound Highway 1A.

      The investigation is ongoing, and there is no word on any injuries.

       

       

      Taleban says talks' cancellation will mean more US lives lost

      KABUL (REUTERS) – The Taleban said on Sunday (Sept 8) that US President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel peace talks with its leadership would lead to the further loss of American lives and assets.

      “The Americans will suffer more than anyone else for cancelling the talks,” Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the hardline insurgent group, said in a statement.

      He said the talks were being conducted in a smooth manner until Saturday, and both sides had agreed to hold intra-Afghan talks on Sept 23.

      ‘Tin-pot dictators’ and breaking laws | Dom Raab & Shami Chakrabarti

      After an extraordinary week in Westminster, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tells Sophy Ridge that the government will “test the limits” of a law passed by MPs to block a no-deal Brexit.

      Labour’s Shami Chakrabarti brands the prime minister a “tin-pot dictator” for threatening the move.

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      Pompeo Says Afghanistan Pullout Not Decided After Talks Falter

      President Donald Trump hasn’t made a decision on whether to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan after he canceledsecret meetings with major Taliban leaders and the president of Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.

      “We’ll be talking about that in the coming days,” Pompeo said on ABC’s “This Week,” one of five scheduled appearances on Sunday morning political shows. “The details of the right level of forces and the nature of those forces, President Trump and the secretary of defense will make good decisions.”

      Asked whether U.S. special envoy on Afghan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad’s peace efforts are dead, Pompeo said “he’s coming home for now.’”

      “I hope it’s the case that Taliban will change their behavior, will recommit to the things that we’ve been talking to them about for months,” Pompeo said.

      Trump said Saturday thathe canceled secret meetings and discontinued peace negotiations after a U.S. soldier was among a dozen people killed in a bomb blast in Kabul on Thursday. Pompeo said Trump didn’t want to reward the Taliban for bad behavior.

      — With assistance by Jennifer Jacobs, and Nick Wadhams

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      ‘The Trumps Will Be a Dynasty That Lasts for Decades’ Says President’s Campaign Manager

      At the California GOP convention this weekend President Trump’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, told a crowd of enthusiastic supporters that he believes “the Trumps will be a dynasty that lasts for decades.”

      According to Politico, Parscale gushed when asked if he believes the Trump children will be future political candidates, saying, “I just think they’re a dynasty. I think they’re all amazing people…with amazing capabilities. I think you see that from Don Jr. I think you see that from Ivanka. You see it from Jared. You see it from all.”

      Although Trump and his party, are unpopular in the state, the event that began Friday garnered over 1,000 California Republicans. Parscale told the MAGA t-shirt and hat buying crowd, “Many of you are worried that we have written you guys off — that California doesn’t matter.” But Parscale told them that they are in “the fight for the future of this country” and that with their help with fundraising, voter contact operations and volunteerism will be key with local races and the presidential campaign.

      “We have the potential to win back eight congressional seats back to Republicans here in California,” Parscale continued, “It takes hard work, and talking to your neighbors. And with a strong leader with President Trump at the helm — the sky’s the limit.”