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World News Man in LA standoff arrested on murder charge
Author: 0 Man in LA standoff arrested on murder charge

Earlier, police had described the suspect as being in his late teens. Meanwhile, authorities said that approximately 40 and 50 others-including children-in the store had hidden in the store's freezer, in bathrooms and in closets during the tense almost three-hour standoff.

World News 1.7 million displaced Syrians to return to their country soon
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The Russian official said Moscow has committed itself to supporting global agreements and urges countries to refrain from unilateralism and using economic and trade tools to impose their political will on other nations. Washington and Moscow back opposing sides in the Syrian war, with Russia's intervention in 2015 in support of the brutal Assad regime being widely seen as a turning point in the multi-front conflict.

World News Resident says life vests not worn on duck boats
Author: 0 Resident says life vests not worn on duck boats

Citing the ongoing investigation, the company declined to comment and referred all inquiries to the NTSB. He said it would still have the design flaw he identified in his report. The dangers of amphibious tour boats have been a concern for years. The boats were originally designed for the military, specifically to transport troops and supplies in World War II.

World News 'Rescuing The Rescuers': Stranded Syrian White Helmets Evacuated By Israel
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Islamic State-affiliated forces entrenched in the Yarmouk Basin, which borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Jordan, also repelled a ground attack by the Syrian army and its allies, the sources added. According to the Times of Israel newspaper, planning for the evacuation had been in the works for some time but was speeded up after a recent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels.

World News South Africa: 11 taxi drivers killed in highway ambush in KwaZulu-Natal
Author: 0 South Africa: 11 taxi drivers killed in highway ambush in KwaZulu-Natal

JOHANNESBURG: Eleven South African minibus taxi drivers were shot dead and four injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on their vehicle in KwaZulu Natal province, police said Sunday . Minibus taxis are the most popular form of transport in South Africa , violence is common by rival groups vying for dominance on profitable routes, according to Sky News .

World News Weather outlook: Tracking rain and storms
Author: 0 Weather outlook: Tracking rain and storms

West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Highs will be in the 80s, with some potential for 70s in the northern parts of Kansas. Storm systems will roll off the high terrain during the evening, and move southeast into Kansas during the overnight hours.

World News Leadsom Says EU Risks Forcing UK Toward No-Deal Brexit
Author: 0 Leadsom Says EU Risks Forcing UK Toward No-Deal Brexit

On two of Monday's votes her majority was cut to three, suggesting that the leader will struggle to get Brexit legislation through a deeply divided parliament, which could possibly threaten the approval of any Brexit deal with the EU. And at a meeting of her MPs on Wednesday, she won pledges of support, with one even announcing that he was withdrawing his letter of no confidence tabled the week before.

World News 1 dead, police arrest shooting suspect who was barricaded inside U.S. supermarket
Author: 0 1 dead, police arrest shooting suspect who was barricaded inside U.S. supermarket

That girlfriend was also wounded in the shooting at the home and authorities say Atkins then forced her into a vehicle and took off in the chase that ended with a crash at Trader Joe's. The suspect ultimately surrendered at 6:30 p.m., walking out of the store with a group of hostages. Footage showed police officers helping people to climb out of windows with rope ladders.

World News Multiple people shot outside Toronto restaurant
Author: 0 Multiple people shot outside Toronto restaurant

Multiple sources are reporting a man dressed in black has open fired on a street in the Toronto suburb of Greektown . Police have not said whether there were any fatalities in this shooting , but there have been some unconfirmed reports that one person has died .

World News USA intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump
Author: 0 USA intelligence chief says no disrespect intended toward Trump

There, Trump said Putin had strongly denied Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election. Trump's anger over having to answer Lemire's question - not his failure in attempting to do so - lingered on. Undaunted by the backlash in his own party to his first meeting, Trump invited Putin to a White House meeting sometime this fall. "In Helsinki, @POTUS agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the two security council staffs", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee ...

Author: 0 Rouhani to Trump: ‘War with Iran is mother of all wars’

On Wednesday, the chief of Iran's nuclear agency Ali Akbar Salehi said that his country's effort to acquire uranium has resulted in a stockpile of as much as 950 tons. Former student leader Ali Afshari, who was jailed and tortured in Iran , has not been invited to the speech, and he says he wouldn't attend the event even if he was invited.

Author: 0 United States launches campaign to pile pressure on Iranian leaders

The speech - which will highlight issues such as "corruption of the regime", "brutal repression at home", and "religious persecution", according to a senior State Department official - comes amid a renewed hard-line by Washington toward the Islamic republic first made public in May with Pompeo's 12 demands for Tehran , which have been interpreted as regime-change policy despite denials by US officials who say Washington only wants to change Iran's behavior.

World News DOJ Releases Carter Page FISA Documents, Trump Responds
Author: 0 DOJ Releases Carter Page FISA Documents, Trump Responds

The materials released by the DOJ include an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Page as well as several renewal applications, the New York Times reported . The president responded today t by saying the documents prove that the FISA process was a "scam" used to help the Democratic Party which led to special counsel Robert Muller's "witch hunt" into alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 election.

World News Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan
Author: 0 Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan

The Israeli army said it evacuated the White Helmets overnight at the request of the United States and European countries, in what it called "an exceptional humanitarian gesture ". UNDOF is also in charge of a border crossing near Quneitra , one of the last areas in southern Syria that remains under rebel control. Under the terms of the agreement, militants who do not wish to reconcile with the state are being bused to northern Syria where they will join more than 2 million people, ...

World News Tories accused of cowardice and dishonesty in Brexit vote row
Author: 0 Tories accused of cowardice and dishonesty in Brexit vote row

A spokesman for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "We want a full explanation of what took place, given that he only seems to have been unaware about the pairing for the two closest votes". When asked by a reporter if she could be trusted, May said: "There was an honest mistake made for which the chief whip and indeed Brandon Lewis have both apologized to the member concerned".

World News South Korean company Shinil to apply for Donskoi warship salvage rights
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A South Korean company's claims that it has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship containing $130 billion in gold "treasure" off South Korea has been met with scepticism from researchers and regulators in Seoul. The company released video shot from a small, manned submarine showing the ship sitting at an angle on the sea floor nearly a quarter-mile from the surface.

World News 1.5m health records stolen in Singapore cyberattack
Author: 0 1.5m health records stolen in Singapore cyberattack

They reportedly said that 1.5 million SingHealth patients' records were accessed and copied while 160,000 had their outpatient dispensed medicine records taken too. On 10 July, the Health Ministry, higher officials of SingHealth and CSA were informed about the cyberattack. At a news conference on Friday, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said affected patients should be looking out for "unusual activities in their emails and various transactions".

World News Florida man shot and killed over parking space
Author: 0 Florida man shot and killed over parking space

Deputies said Michael Drejka, of Clearwater, confronted a woman who parked in an accessible parking space outside the Circle A Food Store on Sunset Point Road. Drejka frequently visited the store and was angry over her use of the parking spot without a legal permit, Gualtieri said. Jacobs parked in the handicap spot, she said, because the parking lot was busy and they were just stopping for a minute.

World News Merkel vows to work at ‘under pressure US relationship
Author: 0 Merkel vows to work at ‘under pressure US relationship

The German Chancellor is facing criticism at home and overseas as she tries to hold together a coalition dogged by infighting over her immigration policies. "Our usual regulatory framework is under great pressure at the moment, but the transatlantic cooperation, including the USA president, is crucial for us and I will continue to cultivate it", Merkel told reporters at the regular press conference before the summer break.

Author: 0 Kate and William celebrate Prince George's fifth birthday with adorable photo

Where does Prince George sit in terms of succeeding the throne? Porteous shared the adorable shot, which was taken in the Clarence House garden, to Instagram today, writing in a caption, "Happy birthday Prince George 'It was a privilege to take this photograph of Prince George , and I am delighted that The Duke and Duchess have chosen to share it".

World News Trump Claims Montenegro Could Start WWIII - Here's the Country's Nonaggressive Response
Author: 0 Trump Claims Montenegro Could Start WWIII - Here's the Country's Nonaggressive Response

GOP officials from across the country said they were willing to give Trump the benefit of the doubt, believing that he probably was much firmer with Putin in private than he was in his public performance. The spokesman, who described the talks on condition of anonymity, said the NSC and its Russian counterparts were "continuing a working-level dialogue" to review suggestions by Putin on cybersecurity and counterterrorism.

World News Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents USA can’t arrest
Author: 0 Rosenstein defends charging foreign agents USA can’t arrest

The Russian endeavor to impact the 2016 presidential election is not enough. His address pursued a week in which Russian impact was displayed once again to have a cathartic impact on modern American political life. "The American people have a right to know if foreign governments are targeting them with propaganda". Meanwhile, the Justice Department says it will do what it can through investigations and prosecutions to fight foreign influence operations and other threats.

World News Iran Increases Uranium Stockpile, Boosts Ability To Enrich To Weapons Grade
Author: 0 Iran Increases Uranium Stockpile, Boosts Ability To Enrich To Weapons Grade

The article noted that various companies' withdrawal from Iranian markets had been facilitated in part by the disunity of European governments on the topic of how far they are willing to go to in confronting the U.S. The use of the more than 60-year-old long forgotten treaty between the two now enemy states is the latest out-of-left-field action undertaken by the Islamic Republic in its attempt at deploying all legal and official channels to counter USA economic aggression against the country.

World News PM to visit Irish border as Brexit concerns continue
Author: 0 PM to visit Irish border as Brexit concerns continue

Theresa May arrived in Northern Ireland on Thursday afternoon for a trip to a border town in County Fermanagh, hosted by Arlene Foster, the Democratic Unionist party leader. Ahead of the visit, he posted on Twitter that "if the UK Govt (government) don't support current European Union wording on Backstop in draft Withdrawal Agreement, then obligation is on them to propose a viable and legally operable alternative wording that delivers same result: no border infrastructure".

World News Israeli parliament to vote on contentious Nation State…
Author: 0 Israeli parliament to vote on contentious Nation State…

The bill also includes additional racist amendments, where the most important article defines Jerusalem as Israel's unified capital. In a statement issued on Friday, Hezbollah stressed that the law passed by Knesset aims at depriving the Palestinian diaspora from returning to homeland and enhancing the process of bring the world Jews to settle in Palestine instead of the native inhabitants.

World News Woman injured in possible barricade situation at Trader Joe's in California
Author: 0 Woman injured in possible barricade situation at Trader Joe's in California

The suspect apparently crashed his vehicle into the store, opened fire at the officers following him, the rushed inside the store. The incident started around 3:30 p.m. About four to six people climbed out of the store window. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said a 20-year-old female patient was transferred to a hospital in fair condition.

World News Lavrov tells Pompeo: free Russian woman accused in US of espionage
Author: 0 Lavrov tells Pompeo: free Russian woman accused in US of espionage

The U.S. needs to "see Chairman Kim do what he promised the world he would do" and completely denuclearize, "the scope and scale of that is agreed to". Haley criticized "some friends who want to go around the rules", and especially Russian Federation and China for blocking the sanctions committee from demanding that all countries halt shipments of petroleum products to North Korea immediately.

World News President Trump Speaks out on Alleged Cohen Recording - Timothy Meads
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The Department of Justice raided Cohen's "residence, hotel room, office, safety deposit boxes and two cell phones" back in April and found, among other things, incriminating recordings of the President. Cohen recorded the conversation with Trump, which was seized by federal agents now investigating Trump's longtime confidant for potential bank and campaign finance crimes, according to multiple familiar with the probe.

World News Auto industry unites to oppose Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 Auto industry unites to oppose Trump's tariffs

Almost 98 percent of the cars and trucks that would be hit by the tariffs are imported from US allies: the EU, Canada, Japan, Mexico and South Korea, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "Canada could not conceivably represent any risk to USA national security", she said. Separately, a coalition of seven auto industry trade groups representing almost every major automaker, auto dealers and parts companies said in a letter to Trump on Tuesday that the tariffs will ...

World News Montenegro Says it Embraces Peace and Stability
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Although Montenegro was added to the alliance past year, the US president suggested that the USA will not feel obligated to step in and protect the small nation if it went to war with, say, Russia. And for another, the obligation goes both ways. In practice, Article 5 has allowed Europe to outsource its defense (and the attendant costs) to the United States, though it has only been invoked one time after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.

Author: 0 Trump dubs himself 'your favorite president' in response to hush money report

The newspaper, citing lawyers and others familiar with the recording, said the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized the recording this year during a raid on Cohen's office. The practice, known as "catch and kill" kept the story from becoming public for the remainder of the presidential campaign. "And any attempt to spin can not change what is on the tape".