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World News Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes
Author: 0 Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

In addition, a new concern is growing - that, with each escalation, Trump is making it harder for China to come to terms. That escalation could spur USA companies to pre-emptively load up on those goods, too, Deutsche Bank said in a report this week.

World News Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in Atlantic, experts still watching Kirk
Author: 0 Subtropical Storm Leslie forms in Atlantic, experts still watching Kirk

Strong upper-level winds are expected to diminish by Sunday or Monday, which could allow for some slow development of this system while it moves westward and then northwestward over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Satellite imagery indicates that a non-tropical low pressure system is forming along a frontal boundary about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores.

Author: 0 New US, China tariffs take effect to start the week

In a statement the following day , the Chinese finance ministry said it "had no choice but to respond with its own tariffs", which fall at five or 10 percent and affect some 5,200 U.S. FILE PHOTO: China Shipping containers sit on a ship in the Port of Los Angeles after being imported to the U.S., California, October 7, 2010. This week the United States sanctioned a Chinese military procurement organisation, drawing a sharp protest from Beijing and a decision to postpone planned military ...

World News Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown
Author: 0 Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown

Ford's complaint centers around an incident that took place at a high school party in the 1980s, where she alleges Kavanaugh and Judge, his friend, followed her upstairs when she went to the bathroom and pushed her into a bedroom. "Dr. Ford will tell her story in the face of an impossible choice and vile bullying by Republican leadership", said Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, a Judiciary Committee member.

World News Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing
Author: 0 Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing

Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer of The New Yorker reported Sunday that Deborah Ramirez , 53, attended Yale with Kavanaugh and said she remembers Kavanaugh exposing himself to her at a dormitory party. She took a polygraph test and passed, she would later tell The Washington Post . Meanwhile, one other classmate told The New Yorker that while they were not a witness to the alleged encounter, they heard about it.

World News Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzania ferry days after deadly disaster
Author: 0 Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzania ferry days after deadly disaster

Bodies continued to float to the surface around the vessel, which initial estimates suggested had been carrying more than 300 people. . Divers rescued him from inside the MV Nyerere after hearing sounds that indicated signs of life. The president declared four days of national mourning and said the government would cover the funeral expenses of the victims. In the poor Tanzania, the incidents of boat capsizing are common.

World News Kavanaugh exposed self at party
Author: 0 Kavanaugh exposed self at party

The staff wrote in one email that Grassley asked them to convey that "the Committee determines which witnesses to call, how many witnesses to call, in what order to call them, and who will question them". "We committed to moving forward with an open hearing on Thursday September 27 at 10am". The president's comments infuriated Democrats , dismayed many Republicans and risked further alienating women voters ahead of the November 6 mid-term elections, in which Democrats have a chance ...

World News Iran's Rouhani fumes at United States after Ahvaz parade attack
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani fumes at United States after Ahvaz parade attack

Ahvaz National Resistance, an Iranian ethnic Arab opposition movement which seeks a separate state in oil-rich Khuzestan province, also claimed responsibility for the attack . Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen condemned the attack and stressed that there would be "consequences" if it turns out that those responsible have connections to Denmark.

World News Brexit: Labour conference vote wording agreed
Author: 0 Brexit: Labour conference vote wording agreed

Mr Corbyn told the Mirror in an interview today: "If this Government can't deliver Brexit then it must move over and have a General Election". "I'm concerned a (nother) referendum would do the opposite". "We want to negotiate a Labour Brexit". More than 150 Constituency Associations are demanding that Labour support calls for a second poll and the issue is set to be formally voted on tomorrow.

World News Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday
Author: 0 Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday

Grassley gave Ford's attorneys until 2:30 pm EST to negotiate the terms of her testimony to the committee next week, the Times reported, citing an email he sent to her lawyers. The statement said the other unresolved matters included whether the GOP senators on the committee would ask questions of Ford themselves. "I'm not going to play a game here and tell you this will wipe out his entire life".

World News Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy
Author: 0 Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy

A severely injured Indian solo sailor is waiting to be rescued almost 3,300km from the Australian coast. "Thereafter likely to rendezvous Australian Naval ship HMAS Ballarat, which has left Perth to bring him", said the Navy. He had sailed over 10,500 nm in the last 84 days since commencement of the race on July 1, 2018. Gregor is unable to start his engine dur to contaminated fuel, so intends to attempt to remain upwind of Thuriya with the aid of his sea anchor, and keep a continuous ...

World News Wind and rain affecting the North West
Author: 0 Wind and rain affecting the North West

Bucks could be battered by "very strong winds" that could damage buildings or cause trees to fall, the Met Office is warning. Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge told the Press Association: "We have got reasonably good weather conditions anticipated over the next few days, given that Storm Bronagh is now leaving our shores".

World News 24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran
Author: 0 24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran

The spokesman for the Arab Struggle Movement to Liberate Ahvaz, a separatist group that typically carries out nighttime attacks on oil infrastructure in Ahvaz province, told the Associated Press that members of an umbrella group of Ahvazi activists his organisation leads had carried out the attack.

World News Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight
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He noted that O'Rourke has expressed an openness toward abolishing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency and impeaching President Donald Trump . "I've got a responsibility, which is to fight for every person here and every person in this state". Cruz agreed with O'Rourke's sentiments and expressed the same to his Democratic opponent.

World News Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

Grassley then opted to give the Professor Ford's more time , until 2:30 PM today to come to sort of agreement. Ford will testify on Wednesday or Thursday , according to USA media reports. Ford initially indicated she wanted to tell her story to the committee, but talks dragged on as her lawyers negotiated terms of her appearance. A conservative legal commentator on Friday denied communicating with the White House or Supreme Court nominee Brett M.

World News Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Padma Lakshmi, Mira Sorvino Come Forward with #WhyIDidntReport
Author: 0 Alyssa Milano, Ashley Judd, Padma Lakshmi, Mira Sorvino Come Forward with #WhyIDidntReport

Sexual assault can leave long-term effects on victims, including post-traumatic stress disorder, severe anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts, an anti-sexual assault group founded by "Law and Order" actress Mariska Hargitay. The new hashtag quickly became a trending conversation starter on Twitter in the United States, as people, mostly women, vented outrage over past sexual transgressions and to stand in solidarity with Dr Ford.

World News Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify before Senate
Author: 0 Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify before Senate

The committee wanted her to appear Wednesday, but she prefers her earlier request for Thursday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Ford also said Mark Judge, a friend and Georgetown Preparatory classmate of Kavanaugh, was in the room with her and Kavanaugh at the time of the assault.

World News Driver Laughs While Running Over Emus, Disturbing Video Goes Viral
Author: 0 Driver Laughs While Running Over Emus, Disturbing Video Goes Viral

The sickening footage shows the man behind the wheel of a white 4WD hurtling down a remote road at nearly 120km/h, chasing after a flock of emus. The video goes on for about 40 seconds with the man hitting the emus. A young man has been charged after horrific video surfaced of a driver laughing while mowing down a group of emus. It is not exactly clear when or where the video was recorded.

World News Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing
Author: 0 Israeli delegation in Moscow to share data on plane downing

A senior military source said that the Israeli delegation presented Russian Federation with "operational and intelligence details regarding Iran's entrenchment in Syria, the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah , and the information the IDF possessed about depots in Latakia that led to Israel's attack".

World News Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade
Author: 0 Iran blames Gulf rivals for deadly attack on military parade

In 2015, under then-president Barack Obama, the U.S. and Iran reached a landmark nuclear deal - also signed by China, Russia, the UK, France and Germany - where Iran limited its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. Dozens of people were killed with dozens others wounded in an attack in the southwestern Khuzestan province on September 22 targeting on an army parade commemorating the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran Iraq war, state media reported.

World News Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 - state radio
Author: 0 Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 - state radio

Vietnam Television reported, that Quang died in a military hospital in Hanoi , after suffering from a serious illness despite efforts by domestic and worldwide doctors and professors to cure him. Phil Roberston, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch, said that Quang would be remembered for "a multi-year crackdown on human rights and putting more political prisoners behind bars in Vietnam than any time in recent memory".

World News Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missiles
Author: 0 Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missiles

Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Wednesday that Russian experts will study the data to be provided by the Israeli air force chief. Turkish tanks and other military vehicles had already been dispatched to the south of the province, an area where Russian and Syrian airplanes had carried out strikes.

World News Marine Le Pen furious after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen furious after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests

After she sent the images, she was charged with circulating messages that "incite terrorism or pornography or seriously harm human dignity", and was stripped of her parliamentary immunity . Italy's powerful far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted his sympathy for Le Pen. A judge wants Le Pen to take the tests to determine whether she suffers from a mental illness or is "capable of understanding remarks and answering questions", according to The Local France .

World News Donald Trump's trade war will push up prices, predicts Walmart
Author: 0 Donald Trump's trade war will push up prices, predicts Walmart

Starting January 1, 2019, the level of the additional tariffs will increase to 25%. "If China takes retaliatory action against our farmers or other industries, we will immediately pursue phase three, which is tariffs on approximately $267 billion of additional imports", Trump said in a statement .

World News Dassault aviation clarifies; Says Indian govt had no hand in choosing partners
Author: 0 Dassault aviation clarifies; Says Indian govt had no hand in choosing partners

Modi Ji you dishonoured the blood of our martyred soldiers. "The government had stated earlier and again reiterates that it had no role in the selection of Reliance Defence as the offset partner", the ministry said. The Modi government has repeatedly said it was Dassault that chose its India partner for offsets and that the government had no say in the deal. It intends to use compensations payments such as in the Rafale deal to create a local defence industry.

World News Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers
Author: 0 Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers

When asked about why the journalists were arrested, Deputy Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango said, "I am trying to connect with the team on ground, I will get back to you". Museveni, a key US ally on regional security, took power by force and has since been elected five times. Armored personnel carriers and police vehicles lined the route and journalists were prevented from traveling to the airport to cover the arrival.

World News Willie Nelson Laughs at Public Shock That He Supports Democrats
Author: 0 Willie Nelson Laughs at Public Shock That He Supports Democrats

Senate race between Sen". The Republican incumbent leads 54-45 over his Democratic rival in the first survey of likely voters by Quinnipiac University this fall. Speaking in Katy earlier this month, he told a crowd of supporters, "We are seeing tens of millions of dollars flooding into the state of Texas from liberals all over the country who desperately want to turn the state of Texas blue".

World News 'Multiple victims' in active Maryland shooting
Author: 0 'Multiple victims' in active Maryland shooting

Police have reported there were "multiple victims", and the Harford County Sheriff's Office confirmed the shooting took place near Spesutia and Perryman roads in Aberdeen . Trauma director Raymond Fang could not comment on their identities. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has said that he is closely monitoring the situation.

World News Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'
Author: 0 Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

Instead, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein took charge of overseeing the Russian Federation investigation, and appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to take the lead after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. "I'm very disappointed in Jeff", he said. The president rehashed his frustration with Sessions' decision to recuse himself past year from the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between the Russian government and the Trump campaign.

World News Casualties feared as militants attack Iran army parade
Author: 0 Casualties feared as militants attack Iran army parade

Khuzestan Gov. Gholamreza Shariati told IRNA that two gunmen were killed and other two were arrested. Fars news agency said the attack started at 09:00 local time (06:30 BST) and appeared to involve at least two gunmen. Who carried out the assault also remained in question. The report Saturday described the assailants as "Takifiri gunmen", a term previously used to describe the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.

World News Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness
Author: 0 Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness

Led by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson , a cadre of 20 administration officials are meeting with Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other local officials "to discuss ongoing recovery efforts as we continue building a stronger, more resilient Puerto Rico", deputy White House press secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement.

World News Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor
Author: 0 Taiwan police arrest US 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

Shortly after the Austin Police Department filed charges against Wilson, reports of him moving through Taipei surfaced. Wilson was arrested for illegally entering Taiwan after the USA cancelled his passport ( Google Translate ). Police in Austin, Texas, had earlier reported that Wilson's last known location was Taipei. Wilson is accused of meeting the girl on a website called SugarDaddyMeet.com then exchanging nude photos with her.

World News REJECTED: Attorney for Kavanaugh's Accuser Asks for More Time Beyond Friday Deadline
Author: 0 REJECTED: Attorney for Kavanaugh's Accuser Asks for More Time Beyond Friday Deadline

Republicans had vowed to press ahead with the confirmation amid uncertainty over whether the accuser would testify. Kavanaugh has called Ford's allegation " completely false ". FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., September 20, 2018. If her case is not credible, Fleischer said, then Republicans have a "clear shot" at confirming Kavanaugh.