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Global News China, Seoul urge continued US-North Korea talks
Author: 0 China, Seoul urge continued US-North Korea talks

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono says that United Nations -prohibited ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products to North Korea have created an "extremely big loophole" in enforcing United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang. North Korea had carried out a sixth nuclear bomb test in September and boasted of its ability to launch a missile at the United States. In the vaguely worded 1½-page joint statement , Kim agreed to "work towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", ...

Global News New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump
Author: 0 New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump

Bill Shorten is the preferred prime minister for the first time in three years, coming from trailing Malcolm Turnbull by 12 points to leading Mr Morrison 39 to 33. "While Labor has at times been critical of the foreign policy directions under prime ministers Abbott and Turnbull, Ms Bishop's commitment to standing up for Australia both here and overseas has never been in question".

Global News Tabloid exec granted immunity in Trump hush-money probe
Author: 0 Tabloid exec granted immunity in Trump hush-money probe

In terms of Russian collusion into the 2016 presidential election, Duffy said that Cohen didn't implicate the president during congressional hearings. The $150,000 payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal by National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc and the $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels far exceeded permissible campaign limits.

Global News Money and loyalty: A look inside the dramatic Trump-Cohen rift
Author: 0 Money and loyalty: A look inside the dramatic Trump-Cohen rift

The chance that Cohen in most cases is a doable mediate about within the particular counsel's investigation into Russian interference within the 2016 election has dominated the news, seriously since Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to tax evasion, bank fraud and marketing campaign finance crimes.

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

Republican Senator John McCain , who endured years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before coming to Washington - has died after a battle with brain cancer at the age of 81. As tributes poured in, the president who said McCain was " not a war hero " spent much of Sunday at his golf course in Virginia and did not utter a word publicly.

Global News One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting
Author: 0 One suspect dead, multiple fatalities confirmed after Jacksonville mass shooting

Police believe the shooter to be 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore, Md., who was found dead at the scene of a self-inflicted gunshot, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said at a press conference Sunday evening. The sheriff's office said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was assisting them in Baltimore. We, just like KAT, can only hope that an experience like this will never happen again.

Global News Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call
Author: 0 Terrorism not invoked during Pompeo-Imran call

Talking about his previous press conference, Qureshi said he had asked a question to his Indian counterpart "whether Pakistan and India have any other option other than holding talks to resolve the issues". US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said there would be no correction in response to Pakistan's complaint that the issue of terrorists operating in its territory never came up in the phone call.

Global News Trump says he doesn't believe Mueller would treat him fairly in interview
Author: 0 Trump says he doesn't believe Mueller would treat him fairly in interview

Trump's original legal team had encouraged McGahn and other White House officials to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller , and McGahn spent hours in interviews. "Anybody needing that much time when they know there is no Russian Collusion is just someone looking for trouble", Trump asserted. Mr. McGahn cautioned to investigators that he never saw Mr.

Global News Mollie Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries': Coroner
Author: 0 Mollie Tibbetts Died From 'Multiple Sharp Force Injuries': Coroner

She was missing for more than a month before investigators located her body in a field 12 miles southeast of Brooklyn in Poweshiek County on Tuesday. He appeared in court Wednesday, where his bond was set to $5 million cash . Later, he got out of his vehicle and ran beside the young woman, who threatened to call the police .

Global News Afghan Officials: Taliban Take At Least 100 People Hostage
Author: 0 Afghan Officials: Taliban Take At Least 100 People Hostage

The United States and our global partners support this initiative by the Afghan people and the Afghan government, and we call on the Taliban to participate", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement released Sunday . In a statement issued by US Secretary of State Michael Pompei he said: "This plan responds to the clear and continued call of the Afghan people for peace".

Global News Muslim pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj
Author: 0 Muslim pilgrims scale Mount Arafat for peak of hajj

When Muslims pray five times in a day, wherever they are in the world, they face the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca. But three travel agencies in Doha told Reuters they had stopped trying to sell Hajj packages, which can cost as much as $33,000.

Global News Trump calls on Hispanic-American officer, saying he 'speaks flawless English'
Author: 0 Trump calls on Hispanic-American officer, saying he 'speaks flawless English'

Dean, Nixon's White House counsel and a frequent critic of Trump, tweeted Sunday that he doubts the president has "ANY IDEA what McGahn has told Mueller". He says Congress can impeach the president for abusing his power even if the abuses aren't crimes. Mr. Trump's former personal lawyer, John Dowd, told Reuters on Saturday that he was aware Mr.

Global News New mobile app maps air quality across the state
Author: 0 New mobile app maps air quality across the state

Air quality is forecast to be unhealthy around the region on Sunday and officials with the district warned that if the smell of smoke is present, Bay Area residents should stay inside if possible. It's the second summer in a row when air quality has been affected in B.C.by wildfires . Swaths of western Canada have been blanketed by a smoky haze from over 550 fires burning across the west coast province.

Global News Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island
Author: 0 Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

A series of quakes were recorded by seismologists throughout Sunday, the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday which triggered landslides and sent people fleeing for cover. 'People started to scream and cry. The structures included checkpoints once used by trekkers climbing the mountain, Pramuja said, adding that the exact number of damaged buildings was still being checked.

Global News Bodies found as floods recede in India’s Kerala
Author: 0 Bodies found as floods recede in India’s Kerala

Rescuers fear the death toll will rise as they reach areas nearly entirely underwater.Thousands remain trapped - often without food or water - in towns and villages cut off by the floods, and heavy rain forecast in coming days threatens to compound the disaster.

Global News Rudy Giuliani Says ‘Truth Isn’t Truth’
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani Says ‘Truth Isn’t Truth’

Donald Trump says, 'I didn't talk about Flynn with Comey.' Comey says, 'You did talk about it, ' so tell me what the truth is'. "Mr. Mayor, the truth is the truth,"Todd repeats". " Truth isn't truth? " he asked incredulously, warning Giuliani that what he just said "is going to become a bad meme". Critics of the president have recently compared his decision to target the security clearances of critics and those involved in the Russian Federation investigation to the " enemies list " ...

Global News Pope Francis Expresses ‘Shame And Sorrow’ Over Pennsylvania Abuse Allegations
Author: 0 Pope Francis Expresses ‘Shame And Sorrow’ Over Pennsylvania Abuse Allegations

They were asked their views on a number of issues including allowing priests to marry, the church's response to clerical child abuse and the attitude of the church to members of the LGBT community. McCarrick was possibly the first cardinal to resign since French theologian Louis Billot, who according to the National Catholic Reporter, a United States newspaper, left over a disagreement with Pope Pius XI in 1927.

Global News Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'
Author: 0 Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

The blast left the floor strewn with twisted metal, broken desks and human limbs. The Hazara have often been targeted by the hardline Sunni Islamic State militant group. "The bomber detonated himself inside the education centre", police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said. Authorities meanwhile revised the death toll from Wednesday's bombing in Kabul's neighborhood of Dasht-e-Barchi to 34 killed, not 48.

Global News Turkey, Russia agree on partial lifting of visas
Author: 0 Turkey, Russia agree on partial lifting of visas

Lavrov noted that United States sanctions, including those against Turkey, undermine all principles of global trade. Cavusoglu spoke about the current situation in Turkey during the phone call and said his government was willing to strengthen strategic communication with China, the statement said.

Global News Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan
Author: 0 Trump connects Russian Federation probe, action on Brennan

For decades, former national security officials have retained classified clearance in part so that they can be consulted on closely held information by officials in ensuing administrations. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said he has not accessed classified information since leaving his position in January 2017. Brennan's editorial was published after he vowed in a series of tweets overnight to continue to criticize Trump.

Global News Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours
Author: 0 Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee cremated with full state honours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Vajpayee's former deputy LK Advani, BJP President Amit Shah, and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have visited AIIMS over the last two days to enquire about Vajpayee's health. Yuval Rotem, Ambassador, Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, in his message said: "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of a giant - India's former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee ".

Global News Frederick Murder Victim Shanann Watts’ Body, Daughters Found, Husband Arrested
Author: 0 Frederick Murder Victim Shanann Watts’ Body, Daughters Found, Husband Arrested

Christopher Watts, 33, was led into the court room in Weld County, Colorado on Thursday in an orange jumpsuit and shackles. "Doesn't take a genius to know who was suspect". He figured she was just busy, he said. Shanann Watts often posts photos and videos on Facebook of her family, friends and herself. Her comments are typically upbeat and say how happy she is, whether she's running errands, playing with her kids or promoting a health program.

Global News Trump asks if FBI firing means end to Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump asks if FBI firing means end to Russia probe

Last year, FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller removed Strzok from the probe into Russian interference, after discovering that he had been having an affair with former FBI lawyer Lisa Page . Goelman said the FBI departed from established precedent by firing Strzok, who had served in the bureau for 21 years. Strzok's attorney, Aitan Goelman , said in a statement that FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the decision to terminate his client.

Global News US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city
Author: 0 US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

Tolo News reports that Afghanistan's Army Chief of Staff Mohammad Sharif Yaftali is slated to arrive in the province later today to take charge of the situation. Earlier on Saturday the Taliban claimed victory in the fight for the city, saying their forces were in control of Ghanzi after routing Afghan troops.

Global News Germany says Trump's tariffs, sanctions destroy jobs and growth
Author: 0 Germany says Trump's tariffs, sanctions destroy jobs and growth

He also said some of the "red-lines" that Iran had designated in the nuclear deal were crossed, but did not specify which ones. U.S. Ambassador to Britain Robert Wood Johnson urged the United Kingdom on Sunday to stop supporting Iran's nuclear deal and instead join forces with Washington to counter the global threat it says Tehran poses.

Global News Troops to see ‘biggest pay increase’ in a decade
Author: 0 Troops to see ‘biggest pay increase’ in a decade

John McCain (R-Ariz.) at an event on Monday where he signed a defense bill named for the former prisoner of war. Standing in front of soldiers and senior military leaders at Fort Drum in NY, U.S. Yet as Toronto Star's Washington Correspondent Daniel Dale pointed out, that assessment is incorrect - even disregarding the valuation of US currency changing from year-to-year, former President Barack Obama signed into law a much larger spending package seven years ago.

Global News White House slams Omarosa Manigault Newman's new book as 'riddled with lies'
Author: 0 White House slams Omarosa Manigault Newman's new book as 'riddled with lies'

In leaked excerpts of Omarosa's new book published by the Guardian , she claims that Trump once exploded when he saw a report about George Conway criticizing his administration. Other unverified details from Omarosa's book include Trump installing a tanning bed in the White House and her walking in on a meeting between the president and his since estranged consigliere Michael Cohen that ended with Trump chewing and swallowing a piece of paper.

Global News Turkey's partnership with USA in jeopardy, Erdogan warns
Author: 0 Turkey's partnership with USA in jeopardy, Erdogan warns

The lira tumbled 14 per cent last Friday to 6.51 per dollar, a massive move for a currency that will make Turkish residents poorer and further erode global investors' confidence in the country. Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to boast about the value of the dollar against the lira . Turkey's trade ministry said the tariffs were against World Trade Organisation rules.

Global News PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace
Author: 0 PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace

The NA speaker will be elected first after which he will conduct the election of the deputy speaker. He then administered oath to the MNAs-elect following which they signed the roll of members in alphabetical order. PTI leader Jahangir Tareen Khan said on Sunday that the PML-N destroyed institutions during its tenure in the federal government and Punjab government.

Global News Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California
Author: 0 Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

The fire had consumed more than 305,000 acres in Northern California , or 476 square miles - an expanse almost as large as the city of Los Angeles. Gov. He also claimed he had been threatened by the MS-13 gang. Steep, inaccessible terrain has hampered crews tackling the Holy fire and the blaze was only 10 percent contained on Friday.

Global News Whitmer Wins Democratic Primary In Governor's Race
Author: 0 Whitmer Wins Democratic Primary In Governor's Race

If Gretchen Whitmer wins in the general election she'll become the second woman ever to be Michigan's governor and could head an all-female democrat ticket in November. Schuette, like Kobach, was also endorsed by Trump for governor. "I like balanced budgets". Whitmer asked the supporters of El-Sayed - who was endorsed by Vermont Sen.

Global News Indonesian Earthquake Rattles Island of Lombok, Direct Relief Extends Support
Author: 0 Indonesian Earthquake Rattles Island of Lombok, Direct Relief Extends Support

Rescuers on Indonesia's quake-hit island of Lombok dug through the rubble of a mosque on Wednesday, hoping to reach the aunt of a sprinter who became a national hero last month at the under-20 world championships in Finland. The second quake in a week to hit Lombok has killed almost 100 people. In a separate Facebook post, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it has set up a counter at Lombok International Airport to provide consular assistance to Singaporeans affected by the recent ...

Global News Manafort defence attorneys rip into star prosecution witness
Author: 0 Manafort defence attorneys rip into star prosecution witness

Rick Gates , Manafort's long-time deputy, came in for a withering cross-examination as he took the stand in a packed federal courtroom in Alexandria, Virginia . CNN reported Thursday that the filing referred to a conversation between trial attorneys and the judge after Manafort attorney Kevin Downing asked Gates , "Were you interviewed on several occasions about your time at the Trump campaign?" Gates pleaded guilty in February and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors under a deal that ...

Author: 0 U.S. tariffs on China: Trump administration adds $16 billion

This is part of the US' response to China's "unfair trade practices" related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property, the US Trade Representative (USTR) said. After Liu visited Washington later that month, the nations released a joint statement pledging to reduce the USA trade deficit with China, among other things.

Global News Boy's Remains Found At Raided New Mexico Compound
Author: 0 Boy's Remains Found At Raided New Mexico Compound

Authorities combing a compound in rural New Mexico found the remains of a young child on Monday, just days after 11 starving children were rescued from the same location , police said . "All were arrested without incident in Taos and were later booked in the Taos Adult Detention Center", it said. "It's obvious to me that they were brainwashed and feel great intimidation from the men that were in control of this facility", Hogrefe said of the women and children.

Global News 5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot
Author: 0 5 killed after plane nosedived in California parking lot

The pilot was 53-year-old Scott Shepherd, a Diablo resident; 62-year-old Floria Hakimi from Danville; 42-year-old Lara Shepherd from Diablo; 32-year-old Navid Hakimi of Los Angeles; and 29-year-old Nasim Ghanadan from Alamo. Small plane Cessna 414 departed from Concord, collapsed 2 miles from John Wayne in California. Fire authorities were called about the crash around 12:30 p.m.

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