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World News White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 White House: Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un

President Trump speaks during a meeting with inner-city pastors at the White House on Wednesday. But critics question whether the two leaders' bilateral will ever yield its promised objective of "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" by Pyongyang.

World News 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'
Author: 0 'Collusion Is Not a Crime'

The former Mayor of NY and US President Donald Trump's lawyer threatened to leave the CNN interview after he claimed he was "useless, petty and silly". "Hacking by foreign entities or anyone in the American campaign is assisting is a crime", he continued. Legal experts say Giuliani and Trump have a point: There is no federal law or statue making campaign collusion a crime.

World News Massachusetts Democrat blocks State Department nominee over 3-D guns
Author: 0 Massachusetts Democrat blocks State Department nominee over 3-D guns

It happened after Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration. Gun access advocacy group Defense Distributed was due to put downloadable gun blueprints online on Wednesday. Senator Edward Markey of MA, a Democrat, said Trump has boasted that he alone can fix problems afflicting the country. The Democrats - as well as members of Everytown's Veterans Advisory Council - argued the plastic guns would be untraceable, hard to detect ...

Author: 0 'ANC move on Land Expropriation Bill is a reckless policy position'

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks after his meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street, London, April 17, 2018. The 2044 bond chalked up the steepest losses, falling almost 1.4 cents to its lowest level in almost four weeks, according to Tradeweb data. Unemployment increased from 26,7 percent in the first quarter this year to 27,2 percent in the second quarter.

World News Facebook Announces It Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign
Author: 0 Facebook Announces It Identified Ongoing Political Influence Campaign

Moscow has denied involvement. In a series of briefings on Capitol Hill this week, the company told lawmakers that it detected the influence campaign on Facebook and Instagram as part of its investigations into election interference. Facebook said it has found some links between the accounts it removed and the accounts created by Russia's Internet Research Agency that it removed before and after the 2016 USA presidential elections.

World News Thousands in Windsor-Essex to be impacted by social assistance changes
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Ziegner says she is "overwhelmed" when thinking about how the families who had previously signed up for the program are feeling. "And cancelling the unfinished and promising basic income pilot project is a waste and a shame". A Canadian province has made a decision to end its basic universal income program, which was launched in 2017, after lawmakers decided it was "not sustainable".

World News 2 killed in Aurora shooting, one by officers
Author: 0 2 killed in Aurora shooting, one by officers

Shortly after 1:30 a.m., the Aurora Police Department says officers responded to a home near the intersection of East Montview Boulevard and Iola Street for a reported break-in. The incident marks the second officer-involved killing in as many days in Aurora. Forrest declined to address questions, citing the district attorney's request to withhold facts as the investigation continues.

World News Plane that left Pembroke today has crashed killing three people
Author: 0 Plane that left Pembroke today has crashed killing three people

US officials are investigating a plane crash that killed three people who were travelling to P.E.I. on Monday. The plane crashed in a field near one of the airport's two runways and was seriously damaged, Pomerleau said. The FAA will investigate the crash with the National Transportation Safety Board, with the latter expected to release more information about the incident on Tuesday.

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Author: 0 "Stop Witch Hunt Right Now": Donald Trump As Russia Probe Begins

Trump has insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian sources, but on Tuesday he also raised a different argument: That collusion itself is not a crime. The latest round of presidential tweets bashing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation fueled criticism that Trump is illegally interfering with the investigation.

World News Zimbabwe's ruling party ZANU-PF wins majority seats in parliament
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's ruling party ZANU-PF wins majority seats in parliament

The opposition leader Nelson Chamisa's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) had won 41 seats. Mr Chamisa tweeted on Wednesday. "The strategy is meant to prepare Zimbabwe mentally to accept fake presidential results". Priscilla Chigumba, who chairs the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, said on Tuesday it was moving more slowly than expected. The MDC broke into factions after the death in February of its veteran leader Morgan Tsvangirai as his deputies battled over who his successor should be.

World News Islamic State claims powerful bomb attack in southern Philippines
Author: 0 Islamic State claims powerful bomb attack in southern Philippines

Basilan is a stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf group, which is notorious for kidnapping and banditry, and home of the former "emir" of Islamic State in Southeast Asia, who was killed a year ago. The Moro Islamic Liberation Front expressed confidence early this week that the passage of the Bangsamoro Organic Law will soon end the decades-long Muslim insurgency in the country " s south.

World News North Korea: Spy images pick up 'new activity' at missile site
Author: 0 North Korea: Spy images pick up 'new activity' at missile site

Vice President Mike Pence met with the top USA commander in Asia before participating in a ceremony marking the arrival of remains believed to be of servicemen from the Korean War. During the summit, Kim also agreed to "work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" in return for Trump's promise of security guarantees.

World News Donald Trump: Paul Manafort Being Treated Worse Than Al Capone
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Paul Manafort Being Treated Worse Than Al Capone

Defense lawyers also sought to address head-on Manafort's wealth and the images of a gaudy lifestyle that jurors are expected to see during the trial. Mueller has indicted a total of 32 people so far in connection with his probe into whether any members of Trump's election campaign colluded with Russian Federation to help get the NY real estate tycoon into the White House.

World News Zanu PF in landslide victory
Author: 0 Zanu PF in landslide victory

The election, the first since the military ousted Mr. Mugabe in November and installed his former deputy and ally, has been seen as a major test of Zimbabwe's democracy and its ability to hold a free and fair election. Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has won the majority of seats in parliament after sweeping rural constituencies by huge margins, official results show.

World News Mexico governor says 'no fatalities' in Aeromexico plane crash
Author: 0 Mexico governor says 'no fatalities' in Aeromexico plane crash

Gerardo Ruiz Eparza, head of Mexico's Transport Department, said the airplane "fell upon takeoff", and noted there were 97 people on board. "He called us, telling us that he was on the plane, he had the accident, and he called from the hospital, told us he has a broken arm, and some contusions, some pain, and thanks to God nobody died", he said.

World News BJP leaders react to Mamata Banerjee’s ‘civil war’ remark
Author: 0 BJP leaders react to Mamata Banerjee’s ‘civil war’ remark

Yeh hamari parampara hai. "There will be a collective leadership to take on BJP in the coming Lok Sabha polls in 2019. The people who fight against the ruling party win", she said after meeting the leaders at Jethmalani's residence. Earlier in the day, senior Congress leaders Ahmed Patel and Ghulam Nabi Azad had met Mamata in Parliament. I am interested in seeing that all parties should work together.

World News NRC Row: Only Indian citizens can vote, says Election Commission
Author: 0 NRC Row: Only Indian citizens can vote, says Election Commission

After the first draft was introduced on Tuesday (July 31), the Congress has been up in arms after it was found that the NRC would make almost 40 lakh people in Assam illegal. Many residents of Assam have long protested against the presence of "foreigners", which include both Hindus and Muslims. However, several Congress governments which ruled at the centre and the state lacked the courage to implement it.

World News Bodycam video released over fatal police shooting of black man
Author: 0 Bodycam video released over fatal police shooting of black man

The officers were responding to a 911 call of a man firing a handgun outside. The video released on Sunday shows them pulling their patrol auto up and Mr Blevins sitting on a kerb near a woman with a child in a buggy. The officers proceeded to the scene and encountered a 31-year-old man named Thurman Blevins . She added that they "didn't view him as a human being".

World News Courts in three states block release of 3D-printed gun blueprints
Author: 0 Courts in three states block release of 3D-printed gun blueprints

The State Department had already been sent a letter asking it to reinstate its ban, by 21 other attorney generals, from states including California, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania . The company's website said downloads would begin Wednesday, but blueprints for at least one gun - a plastic pistol called the Liberator - have been posted on the site since Friday.

World News Missouri opens criminal probe into boat incident
Author: 0 Missouri opens criminal probe into boat incident

Robert Mongeluzzi, an attorney for the Indianapolis-area family, said additional lawsuits are expected on behalf of other members of the Coleman and Rose families who died. In the first fatal accident involving a duck boat in Philadelphia, on July 7, 2010, a barge pushed by a tugboat struck a duck boat stranded in the Delaware River off Penn's Landing after an engine fire.

World News Facebook Pulls Fake Accounts That Mimic Russian Tactics Ahead of Election
Author: 0 Facebook Pulls Fake Accounts That Mimic Russian Tactics Ahead of Election

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is heading a sprawling investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation by Trump's campaign to tip the vote toward the real estate tycoon. But it did find one link between the IRA and the new accounts. It's worth noting that Senator Mark Warner, a ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued a statement immediately following Facebook's disclosure that outright blames this new coordinated network of ...

World News North Korea Is Building New Missiles
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Command said in a statement. After an April 2017 meeting at the president's Mar-a-Lago home, Xi supported successive rounds of United Nations sanctions and clamped down on border trade with North Korea. Addressing upcoming meetings in southeast Asia, US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert confirmed that North Korea's Kim Jong-un had already committed to full denuclearization during his June summit with President Trump.

World News Paul Manafort believed he was above the law: United States prosecutor
Author: 0 Paul Manafort believed he was above the law: United States prosecutor

In describing the 18 counts facing Manafort, Asonye said that Manafort did not pay taxes on a large portion of the $ 60 million he earned working for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, hid the income in a web of 30 overseas bank accounts, and lied to US banks to borrow millions of dollars against his real estate holdings once the money from Ukraine dried up.

World News Trump insists 'collusion is not a crime'
Author: 0 Trump insists 'collusion is not a crime'

Trump's personal lawyer, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , was all over the networks and social media over the weekend and Monday with the message. Giuliani also said Mueller has "conflicts of interest". CNBC noted Mueller in 2011 ended his membership at Trump National Golf Club in Virginia after a fee dispute.

World News Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist
Author: 0 Thieves snatch Swedish royal jewels in daylight heist

Witnesses told Aftonbladet how they were enjoying lunch on a fine day when they saw men running from the cathedral in all directions. The stolen items are "impossible to sell" due to their uniqueness and high visibility, Maria Ellior of the Swedish police's National Operations Department told the Swedish news agency TT.

World News Iranian Officials Rebuff Trump Meeting Offer
Author: 0 Iranian Officials Rebuff Trump Meeting Offer

This includes reimposing sanctions on Iran's purchases of United States dollars as well as its trade in gold and precious metals. "Nategh Nouri said 'we have to contemplate" the gesture, but also cautioned 'we should not rejoice over this offer and not get excited'.

World News Trump defends trade, tariff policies during rally in Florida
Author: 0 Trump defends trade, tariff policies during rally in Florida

The president made it Twitter-official in June, even though many believed Vice President Mike Pence's close relationship with DeSantis' primary opponent, Florida Agriculture Commissioner and former Rep. "In this country the only time you don't need it in many cases is when you want to vote for a president, when you want to vote for a senator, when you want to vote for a governor or a congressman", Trump continued.

World News Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans
Author: 0 Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

Democratic senators said at a news conference that Trump has the power to stop the company from making downloadable plans available online. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson called the ruling "a complete, total victory".

World News US Spy Agencies Say North Korea Building New Missiles
Author: 0 US Spy Agencies Say North Korea Building New Missiles

According to the Post , US officials suspect that North Korea's strategy is possibly to assert that they have fully denuclearized by declaring and disposing of 20 warheads while retaining dozens more. A U.S. official having knowledge of the latest intelligence assessment on Pyongyang told Fox News , "It's business is as usual". Liquid fueling can also take a fairly long time to complete, giving USA spy satellites a period of time to see launch preparations underway.