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Global News Typhoon Trami: Tokyo Train Service Halted
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Moreover, the Ryukyu Islands from Okinawa northward and regions from southern Kyushu to Shikoku and south-central Honshu are expected to experience the most severe impacts. Trami is the latest in a string of extreme natural events in Japan, which has suffered typhoons, flooding, earthquakes and heatwaves in recent months, claiming scores of lives and causing extensive damage.

Global News Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh investigation
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Ramirez, who says Kavanaugh exposed his genitals to her while they were at Yale, is among four witnesses expected to be interviewed by the FBI in the investigation, commissioned by Trump after an intervention from Arizona Republican senator Jeff Flake , that is set to last less than a week.

Global News Canadian insiders remain cautious as NAFTA deal comes into reach
Author: 0 Canadian insiders remain cautious as NAFTA deal comes into reach

Four hundred and ten days have passed since Canada entered into North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations with the United States and Mexico. "I must be honest with you, we're not getting along at all with their negotiators". He has not ruled out the possibility of signing bilateral agreements with the United States and Canada, in the absence of a compromise for a trilateral agreement.

Global News Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple
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Women would accept it, but its implementation might pose a problem", she said. It will have far reaching implications for other places of worships. The Kerala unit of Shiv Sena on Saturday announced a statewide shutdown on Monday to protest the Supreme Court verdict throwing open the Sabarimala temple to all women.

Global News Chairman of Australian public broadcaster quits over political interference claims
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From New York, Turnbull denied that he sought to fire specific journalists, saying that he had only ever anxious about poor reporting standards rather than bias. Guthrie said her termination was not justified and that she was considering legal options. Guthrie's departure will not be mourned by many ABC staff, whose disengagement was given as a reason for her sacking, but staff anger turned and mobilized quickly against Milne when his private emails were published.

Global News Pompeo Slams EU Plan to Help Companies Skirt US Sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 Pompeo Slams EU Plan to Help Companies Skirt US Sanctions on Iran

Mr Trump and his aides, meanwhile, stepped up their attacks on the nuclear deal , which was a signature foreign policy achievement of the Obama administration. The U.S. has also accused Iran of promoting global terrorism, which Tehran vehemently denies. US Arab allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as well as Israel have long sought for Washington to work to curtail non-Arab and predominantly Shia Muslim Iran's influence in the Middle East, including in war-torn Syria.

Global News Alabama’s congressional delegation weighs in on Kavanaugh hearing, Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
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In a statement released by the White House on Friday, Kavanaugh said he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation throughout the selection process and participated in several background calls with the Senate. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT listens to testimony from Christine Blasey Ford during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018.

Global News U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Venezuela, But Maduro Keeps Hanging On
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Trump said earlier he was nonetheless willing to meet Maduro, who on Tuesday had also raised the possibility. Meanwhile, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the situation in Venezuela "is one of our foreign policy priorities", and Ottawa is urging action to help with the growing refugee crisis and its impact on neighboring Colombia.

Global News Body found in hunt for six-year-old boy — Maddox Ritch missing
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Earlier Thursday, the city sent out a reverse 911 robocall to 32,146 landlines and cellphone numbers in an effort to find people who were in the park the day Maddox went missing, but had not yet come forward to police. "It's been almost 75 agonizing hours since 6-year-old Maddox Ritch disappeared", Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton said. The little boy's mother Carrie Ritch appeared at a press conference where she pleaded through tears for help locating her child.

Global News Senate panel voting Friday morning on Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Senate panel voting Friday morning on Kavanaugh

After more than four hours, here are the six moments that will shape Americans' memory of the historic hearing. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., asked her what she remembered. "I definitely saw the rape culture in action when I was an undergrad at Yale", said Paterson, whose time at the university did not overlap with when Kavanaugh was there.

Global News Former prosecutor reveals why GOP senators booted Rachel Mitchell - Kavanaugh was cracking
Author: 0 Former prosecutor reveals why GOP senators booted Rachel Mitchell - Kavanaugh was cracking

Grassley said that Mitchell has experience and objectivity and will treat the witnesses fairly and respectfully. Mitchell is expected to question both Kavanaugh and Ford, who are both set to testify in the hearing on Thursday. Ford's accusations prompted a second woman to come forward with an accusation of inappropriate sexual behavior against Kavanaugh. She studied law at Arizona State University, passing the bar in 1992, and since 1993 has worked as a prosecutor.

Global News Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination
Author: 0 Senate panel says it will vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. During her opening remarks on Thursday, Ford said she was "terrified" to be there but felt it was her "civic duty". "Certainly had never reported it to police", Wallace said. Mitchell's questions steered clear of the details of the alleged assault and focused at times on whether Ford was coordinating with Kavanaugh opponents.

Global News Russian ex-spy poisoning suspect is GRU colonel, investigative group says
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The website's claims have been dismissed by the Russian Foreign Ministry. Bellingcat says its finding "starkly contradicts both this man's statements, as made in a TV interview to Russia's state-run RT network, and President Vladimir Putin's assertions that the person in question is merely a civilian named Ruslan Boshirov".

Global News Paul Ryan Urges GOP to Let Trump Decide Rosenstein's Future
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Rosenstein, of course, has come under scrutiny after the New York Times report last week saying that he talked about secretly recording Trump and getting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment. Rosenstein appointed Mueller in May 2017, oversees his work and has repeatedly defended the breadth and scope of the probe. Trump scheduled the meeting with Rosenstein to discuss his professional fate - and perhaps the future of the investigation into Russia's election interference in 2016.

Global News Yale law students protest Kavanaugh nomination
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The law school had issued a press release about Kavanaugh's nomination in July, with Gerken and other faculty members praising his work. "(The Senate) should have the Federal Bureau of Investigation try to get information that corroborates one story or the other by interviewing people, by looking at records, by doing those things that the FBI's good at", Osler said .

Global News Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but curbs use
Author: 0 Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but curbs use

According to Section 139AA of Income Tax Act, every person who is eligible to obtain an Aadhaar number shall quote Aadhaar number in the application form for allotment of the permanent account number (PAN) and in the return of income. It is also no longer compulsory to give Aadhaar number for school admissions. The top court barred private companies from accessing the data and also directed that schools , banks and telecom companies cannot make Aadhaar mandatory for availing their ...

Global News Trump’s tariffs on $200 B of Chinese imports kick in
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The Trump administration officially levied tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese imports Monday. Chinese products hit with fresh USA duties include everything from vacuum cleaners to internet-enabled devices, while U.S. In that context, the International Monetary Fund has warned about the potential for "significant economic costs", including slower growth. China won't sacrifice it's right to develop its economy for trade talks, Fu Ziying, the Ministry of Commerce's worldwide trade ...

Global News On Kavanaugh allegations, Murkowski sends message to GOP: 'Take them seriously'
Author: 0 On Kavanaugh allegations, Murkowski sends message to GOP: 'Take them seriously'

Republicans have hired a female attorney to handle questioning during this week's hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Yet GOP senators acknowledge the hearing Thursday with Kavanaugh and Ford is a do-or-die moment. Brett Kavanaugh was in his teens at the time of the alleged assaults , and some of the messaging by his political allies suggests that sexual misconduct and sexual harassment are no big deal.

Global News China summons USA ambassador and recalls naval chief over sanctions move
Author: 0 China summons USA ambassador and recalls naval chief over sanctions move

The U.S. administration has imposed sanctions on China's military for purchasing weapons from Russian Federation. The communist state bought Russian SU-35 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missiles. The U.S. says China is in breach of sanctions Washington imposed on Moscow over Russia's role in Ukraine and its alleged interference in U.S. politics.

Global News Labour split over inclusion of Remain option in second Brexit referendum
Author: 0 Labour split over inclusion of Remain option in second Brexit referendum

It will be up to representatives of those local Labour parties to get together and put all their different motions into one "composite" motion that is acceptable to everyone. Bookies have slashed the odds of Theresa May winning any upcoming general election - with bookmakers.tv ranking Corbyn at 5/1 to become Prime Minister.

Global News Iran supreme leader accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of funding Ahvaz attackers
Author: 0 Iran supreme leader accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of funding Ahvaz attackers

In the terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, the capital of southwestern province of Khuzestan, 24 people, including women and children, were killed. The region's Arab separatists, once only known for nighttime attacks on unguarded oil pipelines, accuse Iran's Persian-dominated Government of discriminating against its ethnic Arab minority.

Global News Trump tariffs: Higher prices possible for these products
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The ratings firm downgraded its world growth forecast for 2019 by 0.1 percentage point to 3.1 per cent and warned of further downside risks. There is a strong possibility that US President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on all goods coming into America from China, says investment bank Goldman Sachs.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to supply Syria with anti-aircraft system after spy plane downed

Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed the additional measures and delivery of the S-300 system on the phone Monday, the Kremlin said. Israel , by contrast, said that its air force hadn't violated any agreements with Russian Federation and that Israeli jets had already returned to Israeli airspace when the missiles were launched.

Global News Officer accused in shooting death of neighbor fired by Dallas Police Dept.
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In a statement , the Dallas Police Department said Guyger was terminated during a hearing with the chief Monday morning. Guyger was sacked during a hearing held Monday after an Internal Affairs investigation concluded that she engaged in adverse conduct, according to a message posted on the Twitter account for the Dallas Police Department.

Global News Rod Rosenstein Has Reportedly Resigned
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Rosenstein has denied the reports . According to the report, Rosenstein became fixated with the idea of having the president removed after becoming frustrated with the White House's handling of FBI Director James Comey's firing. The New York Times first reported that in 2017, Rosenstein had proposed secretly recording Trump and suggested his removal from office. MSBNC and CNN reported Mr Rosenstein was summoned for a meeting at the White House today.

Global News Alibaba founder: Trade war killed plan of 1M new US jobs
Author: 0 Alibaba founder: Trade war killed plan of 1M new US jobs

We're still not talking about cataclysms here: China's trade to the United States accounts for less than a quarter of its total exports, and its exporters will still get paid for what they sell. Ma in April doubled down on his pledge, claiming 10 million jobs could be created "if China and the USA maintain good trade relations". "We have been very clear about the type of changes that need to be made, and we have given China every opportunity to treat us more fairly", he said.

Global News Rahul Gandhi wants to help Pakistan, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Truth can not have two versions. Mr Jaitley in a Facebook post has written that the French Government and M/s Dassault Aviation have categorically denied the correctness of the former President's first statement . "This is Dassault Aviation's choice, as (Dassault) CEO Eric Trappier explained in an interview published in MINT newspaper on April 17", the company, which also makes Falcon business planes, said in a statement.

Global News Protesting nuns cry foul over delay in arrest of bishop
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In her complaint to the Kottayam police in June, the nun had alleged that Bishop Mulakkal raped her at a guest house in Kuravilangad in May 2014 and later sexually exploited her on several occasions. In a first, five nuns took part in a protest near Kerala High Court on September 8 to get justice for their colleague, a fellow nun, who was allegedly raped by bishop Father Franco Mulakkal of Jalandhar .

Global News India cancels rare Pakistan meeting over 'brutal killings'
Author: 0 India cancels rare Pakistan meeting over 'brutal killings'

Pakistan recently issued postage stamps of Burhan Wani , a young Kashmiri rebel commander killed by Indian troops in July 2016, whose death sparked a wave of violent protests in India-administered Kashmir . Speaking to reporters at Islamabad airport before departing on a visit to the United States, the minister said it was their understanding that it would be beneficial for the entire region if countries sat down for dialogue and find solutions to the outstanding issues.

Global News Could a Faster Communications Recovery in Puerto Rico Save Lives?
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Last week, President Donald Trump took to his Twitter account to insult the people of Puerto Rico, falsely claiming that the reported death toll from 2017's Hurricane Maria, totaled at nearly 3,000 lost lives, was a false statistic , allegedly inflated "by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible".

Global News Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

Ahvaz is the capital of Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan Province. The province has a large ethnic Arab community, many of them Sunni, the Muslim denomination to which IS adheres and which is a minority in Shiite Iran. Two of the attackers are dead, one wounded and another captured, according to its report. The Revolutionary Guard is a paramilitary force answerable only to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Global News Grassley Grants Kavanaugh Accuser More Time to Decide on Testifying
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Both Kavanaugh and Ford have said they will testify in front of Congress , but Ford's lawyers are still negotiating the terms of her appearance. After the deadline passed, Senator Chuck Grassley - the lead Republican on the judiciary committee - said he had granted her "another extension" to allow Prof Ford to decide if she wanted to proceed.

Global News Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers
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Trump disagreed, according to Borrell's recollection, adding that "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico". When asked for more details on Borrell's comments, a spokesperson for the foreign ministry told The Guardian , "We can confirm that's what the minister said, but we won't be making any further comment on the minister's remarks".

Global News Kavanaugh willing to testify; accuser wants time
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With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination dangling in the balance, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel still planned a Monday morning hearing that Mr Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford were invited to attend. J. Scott Applewhite/APSupreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington , September 6, 2018.

Global News Dream comes true for Moon: climbing North Korea's sacred Mount Paektu
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to hold a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump soon to hasten denuclearization, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday quoted the North's leader as saying at a summit this week . But there have been concerns in South Korea and the United States that ending the war would ultimately prompt China and Russian Federation, if not North Korea, to demand that the United Nations Command (UNC), which overlaps with USA forces in South Korea, be ...

Global News Two Koreas hold high-stakes summit with nuclear talks in jeopardy
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North Korea just completed an elaborate celebration replete with a military parade and huge rallies across the country to mark its 70th anniversary. Kim and Moon embraced at Pyongyang's worldwide airport - where the North Korean leader had supervised missile launches a year ago as tensions mounted.

Global News Life normalizing in south China after typhoon
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There were no immediate reports of casualties after super typhoon Mangkhut , a category 5 storm, entered the province of Cagayan in the early hours and sent winds and rains across the entire main island of Luzon. The official Xinhua News Agency says groceries flew off the shelves of supermarkets in the provincial capital of Guangzhou as residents stocked up in preparation for being confined at home by the typhoon.

Global News India Makes Instant Divorce A Criminal Offense
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Now with the President Kovind giving his assent on making triple talaq an offence, the practice of giving instant divorce or uttering the word " talaq " 3 times would land a person in a jail. August a year ago by the Supreme Court. Additionally, an FIR can also be filed by blood relatives of the woman or by the people who became her relatives through marriage.

Global News What will life be like after Florence — WHAT’S HAPPENING
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One road was opened into Wilmington briefly, and helicopters and military trucks were bringing relief supplies into the stranded city, where hundreds of people have been rescued from the roofs of flooded homes. Mayor Bill Saffo said he was working with the governor's office to get more fuel into Wilmington . Roads remain treacherous, he said, and some are still being closed for the first time as rivers swelled by torrential rains inland drain toward the Atlantic.

Global News `Fort Trump'? It's a possibility says Poland
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda . "The presence of the United States is a guarantor of security in our part of Europe ". "And I firmly believe that this is possible", he added. "If they're willing to do that, it's something we will certainly talk about", Trump said .

Global News Top 8 #dagga memes we found after it was legalised
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The Constitutional Court has handed down its judgement on the private use of marijuana , as reported by eNCA . The judgement did not say how much cannabis one may have at home for private use. Marijuana plants are displayed for sale at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Washington, November 27, 2012. "We are looking forward to telling the police to leave us alone now", said Clarke on the decriminalisation of private use.

Global News Kim Jong-un to visit Seoul after latest visit with Moon Jae
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But discussions over how to implement the vague commitments have since faltered. South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they watch an art performance at Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang, North Korea , September 18, 2018.

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