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World News Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference'
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia severs ties with Canada over Ottawa 'interference'

Riyadh also suspended new trade and investment with Canada . On Aug. 3, the Canadian government's main foreign policy Twitter account followed this up by saying that "Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women's rights activists in #SaudiArabia , including Samar Badawi".

World News Twenty people killed in WWII vintage plane crash
Author: 0 Twenty people killed in WWII vintage plane crash

Authorities have provided few details about those on board JU-Air's plane which crashed on the west side of the Piz Segnas mountain in the canton of Graubuenden on August 4. Twenty people are confirmed dead after a vintage World War II aircraft crashed into a Swiss mountainside, police reports said. They also expect the investigation into the cause of the crash to be "relatively complex".

World News Lynchburg floods: Flooding dam sparks evacuations in U.S. city
Author: 0 Lynchburg floods: Flooding dam sparks evacuations in U.S. city

Officials say if the dam does fail, the water could rise several feet in just a matter of minutes with swift currents. Members of the Campbell County Fire Department wade through water at an apartment complex in Lynchburg, Va ., Aug. The following is a list of block ranges that would be affected in the event of a dam break. Lynchburg has a population of about 80,000 and lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

World News Remains of fallen United States troops leave S. Korea
Author: 0 Remains of fallen United States troops leave S. Korea

Dozens of American, South Korean and other soldiers and officials from United Nations countries that fought in the Korean War conducted a ceremony with full military honors before the remains were loaded into military transport aircraft for the flight to Hawaii on Wednesday.

World News Trump denounces Russian election meddling probe, calls it ‘a disgrace to USA’
Author: 0 Trump denounces Russian election meddling probe, calls it ‘a disgrace to USA’

Trump Jr. and Sr. have both minimized the meeting, saying nothing of substance came from it. Mr Manafort, 69, has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Earlier this year, Congress distributed $380 million to all 50 states to enhance election-related cybersecurity. Sanders said Trump wants Mueller's investigation concluded swiftly without intervention, though Trump has publicly mused as recently as May about interfering in the Department of Justice's oversight of the probe.

World News Missing Mollie Tibbetts Possibly Sighted in Missouri
Author: 0 Missing Mollie Tibbetts Possibly Sighted in Missouri

Investigators say they have concluded that a woman spotted in northwest Missouri was not Tibbetts. "The Kearney Missouri Police Department did respond to a possible sighting on 7-26-2018 at a truck stop within our jurisdiction", local police said in an official statement.

World News Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate
Author: 0 Trump praises Florida Gov. Scott ahead of rally for gubernatorial candidate

During a rally in Tampa, Florida, Trump said that if "you want to buy anything, you need ID and you need your picture", but this isn't true for buying standard groceries . "China and others have targeted our farmers", Trump said. Trump provided no evidence to back up the claim that Democrats were encouraging undocumented immigrants to vote.

World News Federal Court Orders Temporary Block On 3D Gun Plans
Author: 0 Federal Court Orders Temporary Block On 3D Gun Plans

While a United States federal judge stopped a Texas based website called "Defense Distributed" from formally releasing the blueprints, it turns out some of the plans were posted online to the world anyway. "Already spoke to NRA, doesn't seem to make much sense! " he tweeted . He said that the mass production of these easily-concealed and untraceable guns would create concerns along the border between Canada and the U.S.

World News Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say
Author: 0 Zanu-PF wins majority in Zimbabwe parliament elections, officials say

Monday's polls the first since autocratic president Mugabe was forced out by a brief military takeover in November had been meant to turn the page on years of violence-marred elections and brutal repression of dissent. The European Union, which has been monitoring the elections for the first time since 2002, will issue its verdict later on Wednesday. Zimbabwe was once one of Africa's most promising economies but under Mugabe's rule became tainted by corruption, mismanagement and diplomatic ...

World News Trump receives new letter from Kim
Author: 0 Trump receives new letter from Kim

Earlier Thursday, Trump thanked Kim on Twitter. 'The ongoing correspondence between the two leaders is aimed at following up on their meeting in Singapore and advancing the commitments made in the US-DPRK join statement, ' she said in a statement Thursday.

World News Zimbabwe's Days-Long Wait For Election Results Turns Elation Into Upheaval
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Days-Long Wait For Election Results Turns Elation Into Upheaval

Mnangagwa , the longtime strongman's successor against Nelson Chamisa , a lawyer barely half his age. The ruling Zanu-PF party has won the majority of parliamentary seats. The electoral commission warned that final results of the presidential first round may not be known until Friday or Saturday. It suggested there was a deliberate effort to delay announcing the results, reflecting deep suspicion about the panel presiding over the election.

Author: 0 North Korea Is Building New Missiles

The rockets were being built at a facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, the paper said . Her comments come after a report this week in The Washington Post that United States intelligence officials had discovered fresh evidence that the North was building new ICBMs.

World News Prime Minister Imran Khan? Not so fast, say the numbers
Author: 0 Prime Minister Imran Khan? Not so fast, say the numbers

His Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party ( PTI ) is ahead in the polls, but the party still falls short of a simple majority needed to form government on it's own. Gahler said European Union observers had not witnessed any military interference in polling stations they assessed. In Pakistan , which is on the cusp of having only its second peaceful civilian transfer of power, that doesn't usually happen.

World News That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh
Author: 0 That's it folks: Rand Paul declares support for Kavanaugh

Trump nominated Kavanaugh , 53, as Supreme Court justice on July 9, calling him a man with " impeccable credentials, unsurpassed qualifications, and a proven commitment to equal justice under the law ". "Manchin making a craven political calculation once the outcome has already been decided", Morrisey said. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin became the first Democrat to meet with the nominee on Monday and Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly is expected to follow suit on August 15.

World News Trump Celebrates GDP Surge: America is Winning Again
Author: 0 Trump Celebrates GDP Surge: America is Winning Again

Now, however, the passage of tax cuts and the impacts of deregulation are likely to keep economic growth accelerating in the quarters ahead. This is the first time since the 2016 election that U.S. On the two previous times that growth exceeded 4%, the economy grew at half that rate for the remainder of the year and finished the year just above 2% annual growth.

World News Thousands Of Firefighters Battle 17 ‘Significant’ Fires Across Calif.
Author: 0 Thousands Of Firefighters Battle 17 ‘Significant’ Fires Across Calif.

The firefighters killed in the blaze included Don Ray Smith, 81, of Pollock Pines, a bulldozer operator who was helping clear vegetation in the path of the wildfire. As of Saturday night, ground crews backed by a squadron of 17 water-dropping helicopters had managed to carve buffer lines around just 5 percent of the fire's perimeter, leaving the blaze largely unchecked.

World News House Republicans move to impeach Rod Rosenstein
Author: 0 House Republicans move to impeach Rod Rosenstein

David Cicilline, D-R.I., a member of the Judiciary Committee, told ABC News last month. The articles were introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Even if they could get the House to impeach Rosenstein, the closely divided Senate is unlikely to follow suit. Asked in May about rumblings that House Republicans might move to impeachment, Rosenstein was defiant.

World News Your guide to the longest full eclipse of the moon this century
Author: 0 Your guide to the longest full eclipse of the moon this century

The earth comes in between the sun and moon, while the crossing shadows when falls on the moon, creates this celestial happening. In the United Kingdom the partial eclipse will begin at 8.30pm, the total eclipse will occur between 9.20pm with the moon visible to the south-east, until 10.13pm.

Author: 0 White House Bars CNN Correspondent After She Questions Trump

This comes just days after Putin said he is not yet ready to visit the White House, despite the clarification he would, only if certain conditions are satisfied. "This is outrageous", said Blitzer, a former White House correspondent. Both Mr Putin and Mr Trump deny the allegations. "One of President Trump's big pluses is that he strives to fulfil the promises he made to voters, to the American people", Putin said.

World News 'Wall of fire' threatens 90000 in California
Author: 0 'Wall of fire' threatens 90000 in California

Firefighters regroup while battling the Carr Fire in Shasta, Calif., on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Another massive wildfire in the San Bernardino National Forest, known as the Cranston Fire , prompted thousands to flee their homes and led to the arrest of a man.

World News Manafort Trial Start Delayed; Witnesses With Immunity Identified
Author: 0 Manafort Trial Start Delayed; Witnesses With Immunity Identified

Judge T.S. Ellis III was not so accommodating, but he did give Manafort's defense an extra week to review tens of thousands of documents recently turned over by prosecutors. The charges are for activities that, according to the indictment, continued through the time he served as Trump's campaign manager. Ellis made it clear that he generally believes that prosecutors' motives are not relevant at trial, but said Manafort's lawyers could approach him during the trial, to make the argument in its ...

World News Faith Nation: Mike Pompeo Testifies Before Senate Committee
Author: 0 Faith Nation: Mike Pompeo Testifies Before Senate Committee

Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said that though Washington and Moscow agreed there was a need for another Putin-Trump meeting, Russian Federation had not yet begun any practical preparations for a new meeting. secrets going back more than 150 years, in ways that have surprised and impressed United States security experts. Mr. Pompeo assured lawmakers, based on his own personal briefings of the president, that Mr.

World News Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions' rigging allegations, promises reforms
Author: 0 Imran Khan says ready to probe oppositions' rigging allegations, promises reforms

As Mike Armstrong explains, the election results could have wider repercussions for the region. "The overwhelming sentiment in favor of PTI all over the country proves that the people of Pakistan now want IK as their leader and PTI as the party in power to bring about the much needed change this country has been waiting for", Haque said in an earlier statement.

World News House Republicans Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Rod Rosenstein
Author: 0 House Republicans Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Rod Rosenstein

Also in April, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), who oversees the House Intelligence Committee, threatened to impeach both Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray . House Republicans have been entangled in a back and forth with the Justice Department for months over access to classified Federal Bureau of Investigation documents.

World News Secret Trump-Cohen Tape Shows ‘An Obvious Fraud’
Author: 0 Secret Trump-Cohen Tape Shows ‘An Obvious Fraud’

Trump's advisers are also considering whether they should instead play along and release damning recordings of Cohen, according to two people close to the President. That may explain why prosecutors did not follow typical Justice Department protocol to avoid subpoenaing news organizations when possible, and to give journalists advance warning when demanding documents or other information.

World News Candlelight vigil planned for victims of Danforth shooting
Author: 0 Candlelight vigil planned for victims of Danforth shooting

Another 13 were injured in the attack. A police source told several media outlets that Hussain had been apprehended twice by police for mental health problems , but the interventions were when the 29-year-old was under age 18. Mourners have been visiting a memorial site on Danforth Avenue in Toronto to pay their respects following the deadly shooting on July 22, 2018. The group's propaganda agency did not offer any evidence, however, to support a statement that described the attacker as ...

World News Israeli Military Downs Syrian Warplane
Author: 0 Israeli Military Downs Syrian Warplane

The source, cited by state news agency SANA, said Israel "targeted one of our warplanes.in Syrian airspace". The amount of territory in Syria controlled by the Islamic State has been declining. Photos and video of the smoke trail left by the Patriot missile interception have surfaced on social media. It is only the second such incident along the border in 30 years.

World News US Ready to Make ‘Real Deal’ with Iran
Author: 0 US Ready to Make ‘Real Deal’ with Iran

Mr Rouhani's remarks were his first since Mr Trump warned his Iranian counterpart of dire consequences for threatening the United States. Or when the U.S. Trump said in May that he was withdrawing from the agreement signed by the Barack Obama administration. "We have a bit of a Goldilocks problem when it comes to Iran on a number of levels, and this is one of them", she said .

World News Donald Trump claims Russian Federation is interfering in USA midterms to help Democrats
Author: 0 Donald Trump claims Russian Federation is interfering in USA midterms to help Democrats

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have agreed to continue their "useful contacts" and may meet by year's end, a Kremlin aide said Tuesday, as tensions rise in Washington over the direction of the USA leader's Russian Federation policy. Trump explained that he mixed up "would" and 'wouldn't when speaking about Russia's involvement. U.S. intelligence officials have said Russia's efforts to undermine elections are continuing and now target the November 6 congressional races.

World News Pakistan polls: Former cricketers turn to support Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan polls: Former cricketers turn to support Imran Khan

He also said the Army will only perform a facilitative role in the elections and that the polling process is to remain under the control and authority of the ECP. As the elections are nearing, the people are bursting into zeal and zest, the anxiety is proliferating, and the grit and gumption to acquire a win casting votes for the parties they support is surging to the degree that PTI's supporters volunteer their paramount time and laudable services going door to door for making the masses ...

World News Syrian army pushes into Quneitra province
Author: 0 Syrian army pushes into Quneitra province

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi tweeted Sunday that the country had originally planned to evacuate 800 Syrians but the actual number settled at 422. The statement, however, did not mention the group by name at the time, but German tabloid Bild said some 800 members of the "White Helmets" were expected to be brought to Jordan through Israel to be reportedly resettled later in the UK, Canada, and Germany .

World News Armed standoff at Los Angeles Trader Joe's: 1 dead
Author: 0 Armed standoff at Los Angeles Trader Joe's: 1 dead

A store worker, 27-year-old Melyda Corado, was killed. "There is an active police incident at the Trader Joe's near the intersection of Hyperion Ave and Griffith Park Blvd in #Silverlake ". Among those who survived the harrowing afternoon was 91-year-old Don Kohles, who lives in the neighborhood and was walking into the supermarket when he saw "two police cars coming like a bat out of hell" and the man crashed into the pole.

World News Novichok victim discharged from British hospital
Author: 0 Novichok victim discharged from British hospital

She added that Mr Rowley had been decontaminated to ensure the nerve agent could no longer affect him or anyone who comes into contact with him. More than 100 police officers had been searching for the source of Mr Rowley and Ms Sturgess' exposure in Amesbury, where they lived, and Salisbury, where the Skripals were poisoned in March .

World News Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members
Author: 0 Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

An official with the National Transportation Safety Bureau told CNN that it could take up to a year to issue a final report on the tragedy in Branson. "I said, 'Lord, please, let me get to my babies, " she told reporters from her wheelchair Saturday in the lobby of a hospital, where she's recovering after swallowing lake water.

World News Iran dismisses Trump's explosive threat to country's leader
Author: 0 Iran dismisses Trump's explosive threat to country's leader

On Sunday night at half past 11 o'clock, President Trump sent a public message to Hassan Rouhani , his Iranian counterpart. Rouhani had hinted earlier this month that Iran may block regional oil exports if its own sales are halted following the United States withdrawal from the nuclear deal.

World News Putin says US-Russia summit was successful
Author: 0 Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

Russia's ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov said Friday that the two leaders had discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine . As Americans groped for information about the meeting, Moscow offered snippets of its version on Friday. Trump asked National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Putin to Washington in the fall to follow up on issues they discussed this week in Helsinki , Finland, the official said.

World News ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After 'Shooting Incident'
Author: 0 ISRAEL UNLEASHED: Jerusalem BLASTS TARGETS in Gaza After 'Shooting Incident'

On Friday, a Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier along the border - the first casualty Israel has sustained in the Strip in four years. Earlier, the U-N called on Hamas and Israel to scale down the violence. Hamas and Israel have fought three wars since 2008, most recently in 2014. It's all up to Hamas", begins, "At the end of a productive six-day trip to the region recently, one reality was painfully clear: "The nightmare of Hamas's leadership is continuing and needlessly ...

World News Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill
Author: 0 Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

Lawmakers approved the bill in its second and third readings overnight, with 62 voting in favor, 55 against and two abstaining, after hours of debate. The Nation-State Basic Law declares that Israel is a Jewish state - only. Critics say the new law will deepen a sense of alienation within the Arab minority.

World News Israel shuts cargo crossing into Gaza amid rising hostilities
Author: 0 Israel shuts cargo crossing into Gaza amid rising hostilities

A young Palestinian man has died more than two months after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between a group of Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces in the southern part of the occupied West Bank . Netanyahu said the operation was a "very strong action against Hamas" that "dealt it the strongest blow it has taken since Operation Protective edge".

World News Almost 7000 residents evacuated in Syria
Author: 0 Almost 7000 residents evacuated in Syria

A Russian soldier on his armoured vehicle watches Syrian rebels during evacuation from Daraa city, on July 15, 2018, as Syrian regime heavily bombed the neighbouring province of Quneitra making a ground advance in the zone. Since June 19, the Syrian army has been conducting a major counter-terrorism operation in Dara'a Province, which also borders Jordan and the Golan Heights.

World News Iran lodges complaint against United States over renewed sanctions
Author: 0 Iran lodges complaint against United States over renewed sanctions

The accord has been on life support since the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the pact in May. US crude oil exports to India hit a record in June as Indian refiners moved to replace supplies from Iran and Venezuela. In fact, a statement was made by the US State Department that they would like to get in touch with or they are prepared to engage in discussions with various countries in the matter.

World News 'Productive' talks held on war remains
Author: 0 'Productive' talks held on war remains

The preliminary details emerged after US and North Korean officials held working-level talks Monday in the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Graham said: "I see China's hands all over this", adding that there is "no doubt" in his mind that China is "pulling the North Koreans back".

World News What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump
Author: 0 What Dori would have said Tuesday if he were President Trump

Trump's appearance with Russian President Vladimir Putin has drawn broad condemnation from Democratic and Republicans alike. TRUMP, on increased military spending by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries: "I had a great meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".

Author: 0 Trump on Twitter (July 17): NATO, Putin

After Trump complimented the Russian leader, O'Reilly called out Putin . Trump is drawing criticism for statements about Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. "There are a number of things that were said that I think really make us wonder what [Trump's] role is with the Russians and frankly what the Russians expect out of him", Albright said.

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