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World News China urges US to return to reason on trade
Author: 0 China urges US to return to reason on trade

A bit of quick maths reveals that works out to US$50 billion (AU$67 billion) in fees. Trump initially proposed 10 per cent tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports, but he told trade officials this week to consider raising that to 25 per cent.

World News Yellowstone Tourist Filmed While Taunting Bison
Author: 0 Yellowstone Tourist Filmed While Taunting Bison

At first, it appears as if the man is trying to encourage the large animal to move to the side of the road by yelling at it. "The individual's behavior in this video is reckless, risky and illegal", a spokesman for the public affairs office of Yellowstone National Park told ABC News.

World News Trump keeps shutdown threat alive, demands border wall funding this year
Author: 0 Trump keeps shutdown threat alive, demands border wall funding this year

The president threatened to veto a measure in March that put $1.6 billion toward border security , a sliver of which was directed to a wall. Today, Trump took his case to Twitter: "I don't care what the political ramifications are, our immigration laws and border security have been a complete and total disaster for decades, and there is no way that the Democrats will allow it to be fixed without a Government Shutdown", he tweeted .

World News U.S. Special Counsel Mueller Wants To Interview Singer Agalarov, Lawyer Says
Author: 0 U.S. Special Counsel Mueller Wants To Interview Singer Agalarov, Lawyer Says

On the other hand, Trump has a right to express his opinion, and he uses Twitter to do so, Giuliani said. "He very carefully used the word 'should'". When Mueller first proposed a presidential interview in late December, Trump said he was keen to do it. Rodgers was among several lawyers who said there is no reason a tweet could not be considered evidence - taking issue with comments from Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani that scoffed at the idea of "obstruction by tweet".

World News Dam failure could flood Lynchburg with 17 feet of water
Author: 0 Dam failure could flood Lynchburg with 17 feet of water

Heavy rains sent water spilling over a dam in Lynchburg, Virginia , spurring fears that it could collapse and prompting some home evacuations in the city of roughly 80,000 people. "Although water levels have decreased, the threat for dam failure continues", and emergency personnel will check for signs of structural failure, the weather service said Friday morning.

World News Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer
Author: 0 Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer

Bush apparently had a grudge over the death of his mother during surgery by the doctor 20 years ago, Houston police said Wednesday. Police searched his home at 4 a.m., August 1, and have been in contact with Spencer. A Painesville woman has unwittingly become party to the investigation of a man suspected of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors.

World News Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student
Author: 0 Police say woman in Missouri was not missing Iowa student

Jack told KCRG he received a Snapchat photo from Tibbetts late Wednesday night, after she would have returned to the home from her jog. The Mollie Tibbetts search turned up a red shirt near an Iowa pig farm this week and, while it is not clear whose shirt it was, Fox News reported confirming that the missing college student worked at a day care where the uniform includes red shirts.

World News Gunmen mount deadly attack on Afghan government building
Author: 0 Gunmen mount deadly attack on Afghan government building

It also said that she was 22 years old and lost her husband in a bombing in Kabul three years ago. "ISIS was fighting against security forces in the first stages, but when they were beaten and suppressed by the security forces, they started attacking women, children and civilian targets", he said.

World News Trump, Italian PM Conte presser
Author: 0 Trump, Italian PM Conte presser

Two political outsiders, President Donald Trump and Italy's new premier expressed solidarity on migration issues Monday as they showed signs of a fledgling alliance at a time when the US has dealt with strained relations with European leaders.

World News Facebook has identified ongoing political influence campaign
Author: 0 Facebook has identified ongoing political influence campaign

The fictitious pages created about 30 events, one of which had about 4,700 people interested in attending. This includes both Facebook pages and Instagram accounts. Most of the other pages had very few or even zero followers but were still tied to the broader effort. Dylan Petrohilos, who had been a defendant in cases brought against alleged inauguration rioters past year, said Facebook was wrong to delete the event.

World News U.S. welcomes home possible 'forgotten war' remains
Author: 0 U.S. welcomes home possible 'forgotten war' remains

Still, the initial field forensic review indicated the "remains are what North Korea said they were", Byrd said. 'Very early in our administration President Trump took a strong stand and said that we would not tolerate the presence of nuclear weapons and missiles in the possession of North Korea that could threaten the United States or our allies, ' Pence told Fox News Channel.

World News National Archives Says Kavanaugh Doc Request Could Go On Through October
Author: 0 National Archives Says Kavanaugh Doc Request Could Go On Through October

Grassley said Wednesday. Republicans are calling Democrats' request for more documents a delay tactic, but the letter from the National Archives shows that Kavanaugh's confirmation may be delayed even without Democratic action. In a separate letter dated Thursday and obtained by The Washington Post , Burck says the legal team has already gone through 125,035 pages of Kavanaugh's records and handed those documents over to the Senate Judiciary Committee for its review.

World News Mamta says NRC draft done with political motive, invites civil war, bloodbath
Author: 0 Mamta says NRC draft done with political motive, invites civil war, bloodbath

As stated by NRC authority out of total 3.29 crore applicants, 2.89 crores are included in the final draft which means around 40 lakhs are not included in the draft. During a telephonic interview with ANI from Dhaka, the Information and Broadcasting Minister of Bangladesh Hasanul Haq Inu said, "Everyone knows it is a century-old ethnic conflict in the state of Assam".

World News Fire Whirl In Carr Fire Equal To EF-3 Tornado
Author: 0 Fire Whirl In Carr Fire Equal To EF-3 Tornado

Jerry Brown speaks to reporters in Sacramento Wednesday. The fire has claimed six lives and has destroyed more than 1,000 homes. A deadly wildfire in Northern California continues to burn - and it doesn't show any signs of slowing down any time soon.

World News U.S. may raise tariffs on US$200b in Chinese goods to 25%
Author: 0 U.S. may raise tariffs on US$200b in Chinese goods to 25%

In Beijing Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that "blackmail and pressure from the USA side will never work on China ". Mr Trump has threated to slap tariffs on virtually all of China's exports to the United States. China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it will fight back should the USA further increase tariffs.

World News White House officials: Russian election meddling is happening again
Author: 0 White House officials: Russian election meddling is happening again

Wray added that Russian and other foreign actors are trying to suppress voting, provide illegal campaign financing and carry out cyberattacks. Wray said his agency is working with social media companies as part of their effort. Russian efforts to interfere in upcoming USA midterm elections have yet to reach the intensity of the Kremlin's campaign to disrupt the 2016 presidential vote, but they're only "a keyboard click away" from a more serious attack, Director of National Intelligence ...

World News Street assault in France: Can fines stop sexual harassment of women?
Author: 0 Street assault in France: Can fines stop sexual harassment of women?

She said he was "enraged" as he flung an ashtray at her, which just missed her head. "Unacceptable. Stop street harassment ", she wrote, in the same Twitter post where she released the footage. The attacker was unsafe. It would be nice if we lived in a world where we didn't have to keep telling men and boys that it's not ok to catcall and leer at women and girls.

World News Israel kills seven armed ISIS terrorists approaching Syria border
Author: 0 Israel kills seven armed ISIS terrorists approaching Syria border

ISIL and its affiliated Khaled Bin Al Waleed group still control pockets in southern Syria, as well as some western areas, close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights . Also Thursday, Conricus said the Israeli military targeted and killed seven "armed terror operatives" who had crossed into Israeli territory in the southern Golan Heights.

Author: 0 Trump’s Tweets Today Are Especially Unhinged and Illuminating :: Politics :: Features :: Donald Trump

The relationship between Mr Trump and Mr Sessions has been strained for more than a year, after the attorney general recused himself from the probe relating to the 2016 election. During an interview Monday July 23, 2018, Palazchenko declined to call the latest Helsinki meeting between US President Trump and Russian President Putin an outright failure, but said there seems a lack of clarity on exactly what the two agreed on.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Says Family Separation at the Border Was a 'Low Point'

When the moderator asked if the separation of migrant children from detained families was a low, she agreed, stressing that she was "vehemently against family separation", but adding that immigration was "incredibly complex as a topic". I feel very strongly about it. Hill also empathized with Ivanka , claiming "she's been on the receiving end of numerous unfair smear attacks the media have waged against her family".

World News 'Infowars' host Alex Jones doesn't attend hearing in Sandy Hook lawsuit
Author: 0 'Infowars' host Alex Jones doesn't attend hearing in Sandy Hook lawsuit

Although his theory is false, people who believe Jones have for years harassed and taunted families of the victims, court papers showed and the families have said. The parents have said Jones has engaged in a campaign of "false, cruel, and unsafe assertions", court filings showed. Jones - who has perpetuated such myths as asserting that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School gun massacre was a hoax - has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks by big tech platforms.

World News John Kelly Allegedly To Stay In Job Through 2020
Author: 0 John Kelly Allegedly To Stay In Job Through 2020

The public show of confidence in Mr Kelly , even if later reversed, appeared aimed at tamping down speculation about staff turnover, as well as projecting calm as the president gears up for his re-election campaign. Kelly was Homeland Security chief when Trump named him to succeed Reince Priebus a year ago after he resigned. Under Kelly's tenure Oval Office events have frequently developed into long question-and-answer sessions followed by aides shouting at reporters to get out of the room.

World News Trump tweets thanks to Kim as US Korean war dead head home
Author: 0 Trump tweets thanks to Kim as US Korean war dead head home

Each container was accompanied by one Marine, one sailor, one soldier and one airman. A United Nations Command color guard - representing different countries in the U.N. He thanked the Korean War veterans for their service and said, "We hope that in this ceremony...that you leave with the absolute assurance that the Korean War is forgotten no more ".

World News Iran denies any 'possible' talks with US
Author: 0 Iran denies any 'possible' talks with US

The government tried to halt the depreciation of the national currency in April, setting a fixed exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar and threatening dealers working on the black market. Iran has been primarily buying gold from the UAE and South Africa with some reports already emerging in the media that the country has intensified its purchases of the precious metal over the past few years.

World News Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases
Author: 0 Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

But, it added, there was an increasing awareness today that the dignity of the person was not lost even after "the commission of very serious crimes". In the past, Pope Francis has spoken out against executions. Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible "because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person", the Catholic Church formally announced Thursday.

World News Donald Trump 'looking into' 3D guns issue, consults with NRA
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'looking into' 3D guns issue, consults with NRA

Democratic Party attorney generals of Connecticut , Maryland , Massachusetts , New Jersey , New York , Pennsylvania , Oregon , Washington and the District of Columbia have joined the petition, to be filed in federal court. "The reason that the State Department got involved ... is because of our role in controlling foreign access to USA defense technology", she said. There's a lot of 3D-printed guns news going about today.

World News Terrifying moment Mexico plane crashes - with all 103 passengers surviving
Author: 0 Terrifying moment Mexico plane crashes - with all 103 passengers surviving

The flight involved is reportedly Aeromexico Flight 2431 that was set to depart from the airport in Durango shortly after 3 p.m. local time and scheduled to land in Mexico City at about 4:30 p.m. He said there were 97 passengers and four crew members aboard. Passengers were able to escape on the plane's emergency slides before it was engulfed in flames , he said.