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Global News Israel welcomes closure of PLO office in Washington
Author: 0 Israel welcomes closure of PLO office in Washington

Then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson deemed the PLO responsible for violating a provision in US law that prohibits the group from trying to get the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israelis for crimes against Palestinians. "They are no longer partners in the peace process", Erekat said. Bolton listed a series of reprisals against the court, such as the ban on entry to the U.S.

Global News Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US
Author: 0 Trump calls on Apple to move production from China to US

On Friday, Trump he was ready to step up pressure by raising tariffs on yet another $267 billion list of Chinese imports. "That totally changes the equation", Trump said. Computer and phone makers are involved in a global supply chain that includes Chinese manufacturing, and that can not be easily excluded without harm to United States companies, Intel said in a letter to the trade representative.

Global News Hurricane Florence reaches Category 2 strength as it targets the Carolinas
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence reaches Category 2 strength as it targets the Carolinas

Florence was about 685 miles (1,100 km) southeast of Bermuda as of 11 p.m. on Friday (0300 GMT on Monday), packing maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 km/h), the Miami-based forecasters said. A mandatory evacuation order was issued for North Carolina's Hatteras Island starting at noon Monday, Dare County Emergency Management. said. Florence has become even stronger over the Atlantic Ocean.

Global News Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Kavanaugh may be 'Crazytown's' best choice for Supreme Court

No Republicans have said they plan to vote against Kavanaugh. "A lot of people in ME would be disappointed if she chose to vote for Kavanaugh". Nominated to fill the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh told lawmakers he has not hesitated to make unpopular rulings in the past.

Global News Syrian President May Have Approved Gas Attack In Idlib
Author: 0 Syrian President May Have Approved Gas Attack In Idlib

Aid organisations have warned that any military campaign to retake the region of almost three million people on the Turkish border could spark one of the worst humanitarian disasters in Syria's seven-year war . Back home, and having signed a joint communique that excluded his demands, Erdogan promised that Turkey would not "allow any faits accomplis under the pretext of fighting terrorism", without further elaboration or how his administration would stop Russian Federation and Iran in ...

Global News Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

Hurricane Florence was upgraded to a category 4 hurricane today (category 5 is the highest level), with maximum sustained winds around 130 miles per hour. That would cause more flooding rains across a large swath of the South, after Tropical Storm Gordon inundated the area earlier this month. The United States was hit with a series of high-powered hurricanes a year ago, including Hurricane Maria, which killed about 3,000 people in Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Harvey , which killed 68 and ...

Global News Salisbury poisonings: Russian nationals named as suspects
Author: 0 Salisbury poisonings: Russian nationals named as suspects

The use of the military grade nerve agent of Russian origin known as Novichok, and the alleged attack to murder former Russian former spy, Sergi Skirpal and his daughter, has stiffened Theresa May's stand to sanction Russia . British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday underlined that "28 other countries, as well as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, joined us in expelling a total of over 150 Russian intelligence officers: the largest collective expulsion ever", following the Salisbury ...

Global News Barack Obama says midterms represent chance for sanity
Author: 0 Barack Obama says midterms represent chance for sanity

In the social media targeted clip, he said that "basic norms and principles" have been "increasingly violated" and pushed young people to get out and vote. "He is a re-energizer for progressives who care about what's at stake and a reminder for independents that we can have a President who isn't an embarrassment to the country", said Jesse Ferguson, a Democratic strategist who worked on Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign.

Global News UK Professor Mifsud who linked Trump campaign with Russian Federation dead
Author: 0 UK Professor Mifsud who linked Trump campaign with Russian Federation dead

August 21, 2018. "It was at best begrudging efforts to cooperate and we don't think they were substantial or significant in any regard", he said. He was also ordered to pay a fine of US$9,500. Papadopoulos' lawyer, Thomas Breen, told the court Friday that his client's cooperation had earned him probation, saying he was "unsophisticated, he was naive and he was a fool".

Global News North Korea's Mass Games highlight diplomatic progress with advanced technology
Author: 0 North Korea's Mass Games highlight diplomatic progress with advanced technology

Although North Korea stages military parades nearly every year, and held one just before the Olympics began in South Korea in February this year, the latest parade came at a particularly sensitive time. But talks between North Korea and the United States have stalled despite their first-ever summit in Singapore in April. Instead, the country's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam addressed the assembled crowd with a focus on economic development rather than nuclear might.

Global News Landmark India ruling ends gay sex ban
Author: 0 Landmark India ruling ends gay sex ban

Dona Marwein, another participant, said the Supreme Court has chosen humanity and equal rights and removed the outdated law. Homosexuality has a tangled history in India , and some of Hinduism's most ancient texts are accepting of gay sex.

Global News Dallas Police Officer Who Shot Botham Shem Jean Identified
Author: 0 Dallas Police Officer Who Shot Botham Shem Jean Identified

Dallas Police Chief Reneé Hall said a manslaughter warrant was filed on Friday, but it was temporarily held up as an investigation was initiated by the state police (the Texas Rangers ). Alyssa Kinsey, Jean's next-door neighbor , told CNN she was home on the phone Thursday night when she heard a shot. The officer's apartment was directly below Jean's, he said.

Global News Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own; kills man
Author: 0 Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own; kills man

Officials were still concealing the identity of the police officer accused of mistakenly entering a Dallas apartment on Friday and killing the Black man who lived there . Jean attended and studied accountancy at Harding University in Arkansas. An altercation ensued but authorities did not say how the incident escalated.

Global News Officials slam Trump as 'idiot'
Author: 0 Officials slam Trump as 'idiot'

Chief of staff John Kelly is quoted as calling Trump "an idiot" and lamenting, "We're in Crazytown". He said, "You're not supposed to have a resistance in the White House to prevent your president from breaking the law and doing something irrational and risky".

Global News ‘Have killed, are killing, will kill terrorists in Syria’: Russia
Author: 0 ‘Have killed, are killing, will kill terrorists in Syria’: Russia

Russia, which has been building up forces in the region, said it's only targeting al-Qaeda fighters, and accused the US of preparing to fake a chemical attack to justify new intervention. Turkish proposals also included creating a safe corridor for fighters who hand their weapons over to the Turks to move to a buffer zone controlled by the Syrian opposition.

Global News Special Counsel Reportedly Agrees To Accept Written Answers From Trump
Author: 0 Special Counsel Reportedly Agrees To Accept Written Answers From Trump

But on another significant aspect of the investigation - whether the president tried to obstruct the inquiry itself - Mueller and his investigators understood that issues of executive privilege could complicate their pursuit of a presidential interview and did not ask for written responses on that matter, according to the letter, which was sent Friday.

Global News USA charges North Korean programmer with WannaCry, other massive cyberattacks
Author: 0 USA charges North Korean programmer with WannaCry, other massive cyberattacks

They named one of the group - called the Lazarus Group by security companies fighting to combat its actions - and put his name, Park Jin Hyok, and face on an FBI Wanted poster, adding that he is now considered a fugitive from justice. Officials will lay out a case showing a far-reaching scheme perpetrated by the isolated nation, a stance that is starkly different from the warm-and-fuzzy view of the ruthless regime expressed recently by President Donald Trump .

Global News On Trump's White House Op-Ed 'Witch Hunt', His Wife's Response
Author: 0 On Trump's White House Op-Ed 'Witch Hunt', His Wife's Response

On Twitter , Trump charged "The Deep State and the Left, and their vehicle, the Fake News Media, are going insane - & they don't know what to do". "A wounded lion is a very unsafe animal, and I think Donald Trump is wounded". The editorial section, which is separate from the news section, would not have published an anonymous op-ed without the consent of the publisher and a consensus among editorial page editors that the views expressed about President Trump needed to be heard.

Global News Pence: 'I Hold Jeff Sessions in the Highest Regard'
Author: 0 Pence: 'I Hold Jeff Sessions in the Highest Regard'

Woodward's reporting brings a credibility that distinguishes this book from previous efforts on Trump. Richard Nixon learned that. The White House summoned the press pool about 10:30 a.m. "The truth is they were all on Hillary Clinton's side", he said. Shelby also disagrees with Sessions being called "mentally retarded". "Really sick!" Trump tweeted .

Global News Turkey brands al-Qaida group in Syria terrorists
Author: 0 Turkey brands al-Qaida group in Syria terrorists

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Thursday that Israel will continue to act in Syria as it deems necessary for its national defense, without consideration for the worldwide agreements that would formally end the brutal eight-year civil war in the country.

Global News Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections
Author: 0 Trump to Bloomberg: Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections

Asked if he would comply with a subpoena from Mueller, Trump said, "I'll see what happens" and added: "I view it differently". Trump on Monday blasted Sessions and lamented the indictments of Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins who were his earliest supporters in the Congress during the 2016 election , suggesting they should not have been charged because they are Republicans, the CNN reported.

Global News Jeff Sessions threatens Republican midterm hopes with indictments, Trump tweets
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions threatens Republican midterm hopes with indictments, Trump tweets

Trump has frequently pilloried Sessions for recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 USA election toward the real estate billionaire. But in what is expected to be a charged debate over Sessions's successor - a debate likely to try even some Republican senators wary of Trump's maneuvers - tweets like the ones Sunday aren't exactly going to tamp down the idea Trump is searching for a political crusader ...

Global News Del Mar race course shooting - jockey flung from horse during chaos
Author: 0 Del Mar race course shooting - jockey flung from horse during chaos

The man who was shot was taken to the hospital by ambulance; his condition was not known. As the field for the race pulled up past the finish, TVG host Todd Schrupp exclaimed, " There's gunfire at the track ". Passing concert-goers can be heard shouting expletives after the shooting. The incident at Del Mar Fairgrounds occurred at approximately 7pm (local time), just before the commencement of an Ice Cube concert following the raceday.

Global News Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in United States, accused of sexual offence
Author: 0 Chinese billionaire CEO Richard Liu arrested in United States, accused of sexual offence

Liu, the 45-year-old chief executive and founder of the e-commerce giant JD.com, was released Saturday from the Hennepin County Jail, with booking records showing no posted bail. Though police have released no details regarding the allegations against Liu, the Financial Times has reported that the case involves Liu and a Chinese student at the university, rumors that have also been spreading on Chinese social media.

Global News Pentagon moves to scrap US$300m in aid to Pakistan
Author: 0 Pentagon moves to scrap US$300m in aid to Pakistan

The Trump administration a year ago resolved to take tougher line with Pakistan than previous USA administrations. US officials had previously held out the possibility that Pakistan could win back the funding if it showed that it was taking decisive actions to root out insurgents.

Global News Former spy said Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'
Author: 0 Former spy said Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

The President and some House Republicans who are vocal critics of the Russian Federation investigation have also seized on Ohr and Steele's connection as proof of an untoward association between government officials and the roots of the special counsel's investigation.

Global News Chrystia Freeland Keeps Cool After Trump’s Blunt NAFTA Views Reportedly Leak
Author: 0 Chrystia Freeland Keeps Cool After Trump’s Blunt NAFTA Views Reportedly Leak

The Star published comments made by Trump during an interview with Bloomberg News on Thursday, which he meant to be off the record . The mounting tensions in Washington come after The Toronto Star reported the US president told a Bloomberg reporter in an " off the record " conversation he was not willing to make compromises in the trade talks with Canada.

Global News Seven dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police say
Author: 0 Seven dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police say

The company said they would conduct a separate investigation. New Mexico state police said there were 48 people aboard the bus and one person- the driver - in the big rig when the crash occurred around midday. Aerial footage by CNN affiliate KRQE showed the bus damaged on the front edge, but upright, in the grass median. The westbound lanes of the interstate closed as a result of the crash.

Global News Trump insists he properly honored McCain
Author: 0 Trump insists he properly honored McCain

Addressing an estimated 3,500 mourners, former vice-president Joe Biden recalled "the sheer joy that crossed his face when he knew he was about to take the stage of the senate floor and start a fight". A single-file procession wound through the copper-domed capitol, where McCain's body lay in state. Donald Trump , who's mocked McCain's military service, has been asked to stay away from all proceedings, sources close to the White House and close to McCain's family told the Associated ...

Global News Authorities Identify Mystery Woman in Texas Doorbell Video
Author: 0 Authorities Identify Mystery Woman in Texas Doorbell Video

When they arrived, they found the body of the woman's 48-year-old boyfriend inside the house . Investigators say they still need to interview the woman to find out the sequence of events which led to her ringing doorbells in the community of Sunrise Ranch, 60 miles (96km) north of Houston , in the early hours of last Friday.

Global News French, British ships clash over English Channel scallop fishing
Author: 0 French, British ships clash over English Channel scallop fishing

The French are irritated that British fishermen are allowed to harvest scallops, a key earner for France's Normandy region, throughout the year, while they are prevented from doing so during the summer reproduction season. "If everybody dredges for scallops all year round, soon there will be none left", Rogoff said. Fears have been raised about the future safety of the British fleet, which the Government said was its "highest priority".

Global News War Games With South Korea Aren't Gone for Good
Author: 0 War Games With South Korea Aren't Gone for Good

The White House Statement also said that the USA trade dispute with China and other differences will be resolved and that Mr Trump's relationship with "China's great President Xi Jinping " remains very strong. President TrumpDonald John TrumpKoch group pours almost M into ads to boost three GOP Senate candidates Gillum wins stunner and other takeaways from Arizona, Florida McSally prevails in nasty Arizona GOP Senate primary MORE on Wednesday said there was "no reason" for joint ...

Global News John McCain, 'maverick' of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81
Author: 0 John McCain, 'maverick' of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81

His family announced on Friday that Mr McCain, who left Washington in December, had made a decision to cease treatment. In an email, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders forwarded the President's tweet to reporters. But a mention of McCain's health was notably absent during a almost hour-long speech by the President on Friday in Ohio. In July 2017, McCain revealed that he had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain cancer, just days after he ...

Author: 0 John McCain rival claims pre-death announcement was a political ploy

So President Donald Trump appeared to change his mind. From flying at half staff over the weekend since Saturday evening, when the McCain family announced the senator's passing, it climbed back to the normal full staff position Monday morning and then dropped back to half mast after hours of mounting public outrage and derision.

Global News China, South Korea respond to Trump's criticism on North Korea progress
Author: 0 China, South Korea respond to Trump's criticism on North Korea progress

James Stavridis, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, told the newspaper he believes the suspension of the exercises was a "mistake", arguing that North Korea benefits greatly from a "significant degradation in the South Korea-U.S. If the trade war drives a wedge between the US and China on the North Korea issue-as Trump suggests it has-then the trade war might very well cost Trump one of his few true achievements in office.

Global News Kasich Calls White House 'Shameful' Because Flag Is Back to Full Staff
Author: 0 Kasich Calls White House 'Shameful' Because Flag Is Back to Full Staff

Flags over the U.S. Capitol remain at half-staff. The White House flag returned to its regular position even as other flags around Washington - including at the US Capitol - remained in the half-staff mourning position. Our hearts and prayers are with you!" Former presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama are expected to speak at a service at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday.

Global News What to Know About the Suspected Jacksonville Madden Tournament Shooter
Author: 0 What to Know About the Suspected Jacksonville Madden Tournament Shooter

One suspect was dead at the scene, the local sheriff's office said , adding that officers were "finding many people hiding in locked areas". According to a news update that evening, he said the gunman, who reportedly killed himself after shooting multiple individuals, had been identified pending final confirmation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Author: 0 McCain to be Honored in Arizona, Washington

Despite the McCain-Trump rift in the GOP, the senator's memorial service is expected to be the kind of bipartisan moment that's become rare in the last 18 months - and the president is likely to be left out. Plans taking shape called for McCain to lie in state Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol on what would have been his 82nd birthday. Both Vietnamese people and USA citizens in Hanoi have flocked to the grey, concrete monument to offer flowers, incense, flags and other tributes to ...

Global News Jailed British-Iranian charity worker on temporary release in Iran
Author: 0 Jailed British-Iranian charity worker on temporary release in Iran

The British-Iranian dual national, from Hampstead, north London , is serving a five-year sentence over allegations , which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Tehran government. Her daughter was two at the time- her passport was taken when her mother was imprisoned, and she has remained with family in Iran since. She was also required to sign a document stating that she would return to the prison after the furlough period ends.

Global News In Ireland, pope says he shared 'pain and shame' of sexual abuse
Author: 0 In Ireland, pope says he shared 'pain and shame' of sexual abuse

Many Irish say they appreciate Francis' informal style - and his messages about the environment and social justice - but feel angered by his response and the responses of his predecessors to revelations of abuse. A spokesman said he spent 90 minutes with them. They set children's shoes on the pavement, each representing a child who had been abused by priests.

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