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World News Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump to Issue $200B More Tariffs on China

Morgan Asset Management. The decision was first reported by the Wall Street Journal . With $50 billion tariffs already imposed, the total amount of tariffs against China would climb to $517 billion - slightly more than U.S.'s imports from China previous year which stood at $505 billion.

Author: 0 Thai rescue diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

Later Musk accused Unsworth of moving to Thailand to be with a bride who was about 12 years old. Musk initially apologized for his words toward Unsworth, tweeting that his "actions against me do not justify my actions against him", adding that "the fault is mine and mine alone".

World News Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government
Author: 0 Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government

It's unclear whether the shooting was motivated by gang violence, but the Times notes that a district infested with drugs and gangs lies about a mile away. Videos circulating on social media showed musicians playing music during and after the shooting. Police blame much of the capital's crime on retail drug dealing and protection rackets run by violent gangs, though the government says at least one of these has links to a major national trafficking group, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.

World News Christine Blasey Ford: the woman who could sink Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford: the woman who could sink Kavanaugh

A committee spokesman had said Sunday that Grassley was trying to arrange those phone calls but only for aides to Grassley and Feinstein before Thursday's scheduled vote. The Democrats have demanded a delay. The Senator added the Judiciary Committee will be "working diligently to get to the bottom of these claims".

World News Trump taunts USA media over Obama error
Author: 0 Trump taunts USA media over Obama error

Cordray formerly worked for the Obama administration as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Obama has been trying to make the case that the country has reached a pivotal point, exhorting Democrats and independents to vote in the November elections to reject the policies and behavior of Trump and his Republican allies.

World News Russian Federation and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Russian Federation and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib

The demilitarised zone will come into force by October 15, Putin told reporters. Heavy weapons, including tanks, mortars and artillery will be withdrawn from the zone by 10 October. Asked about Trump's tweet, Peskov said such warnings do not consider "the unsafe and negative potential" of the rebel-held enclave and show that the White House does not have a "comprehensive approach" to solving the Syria crisis.

World News Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser: What We Know About Christine Blasey Ford
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser: What We Know About Christine Blasey Ford

The woman, Christine Blasey Ford , told her story to the Washington Post . "Exhibit A. Democrat evidence against Brett Kavanaugh 1963", the post reads. White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said sworn testimony from both Kavanaugh and Ford on the specific allegation should be considered as part of the record in the judge's hearings.

World News United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal

But with time running out for London and Brussels to thrash out a deal, Britain is preparing plans for a no-deal Brexit. Writing in the Observer , he said he believes that a People's Vote is vital, as there is now only the possibility of a bad deal or a no-deal Brexit.

World News Paul Waldman: Manafort has flipped: What happens now?
Author: 0 Paul Waldman: Manafort has flipped: What happens now?

Manafort's detailed admissions include a host of crimes that could be prosecuted under state law in jurisdictions including New York, Virginia, Florida and the District of Columbia. Manafort will be sentenced after he completes his cooperation with the special counsel, which may well affect the length of the sentence. He was present at the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 in which Trump aides met with a Russian delegation allegedly peddling dirt on Hillary Clinton, but others who attended ...

World News Accuser's story of sexual misconduct roils plan for Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 Accuser's story of sexual misconduct roils plan for Kavanaugh vote

It was at one such gathering, Ford told the Post , that Kavanaugh and Judge, both drunk, shoved her into a bedroom. "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid", she said. Christine Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University who teaches in a consortium with Stanford University, training graduate students in clinical psychology.

Author: 0 Monica Lewinsky Thanks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford for Coming Forward

Ford, now a 51-year-old research psychologist in California, told the Washington Post that in July she sent a letter to Democratic Representative Anna Eshoo about the incident but requested confidentiality at the time. She says that both boys were drunk, and the friend watched as Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed and tried to pull off her clothes. Ford also described how the aftermath of the assault colored her life, saying "I think it derailed me substantially for four or five years".

World News USA recoils from 'cop killing' in Dallas of Botham Jean
Author: 0 USA recoils from 'cop killing' in Dallas of Botham Jean

She accused authorities of defaming her son. But, he said , "I've lost faith in the Dallas Police Department and their investigators". 'Twenty-six years on this earth he lived his life without a blemish. In 2016, he graduated with a degree in accounting and management information systems from Harding University, where his family said he convinced the Arkansas school to send students to St.

Author: 0 Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

The confirmation battle over the Kavanaugh nomination might well come down to what Sens. Feinstein said Sunday that the FBI should investigate the allegations against Kavanaugh before the committee moves forward with his nomination. During the encounter, Ford alleges that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed on her back and groped her over her clothes while grinding his body against hers, according to the Post .

World News Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches
Author: 0 Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches

The full House vote is likely to be held on October 1. Officials with the main House Democratic "super pac", the House Majority Fund, said their polling in August showed 17 incumbent Republicans trailing and six tied - almost enough to recapture the majority without even factoring in the open seats the G.O.P.is defending.

World News Koreas open first liaison office for better communication
Author: 0 Koreas open first liaison office for better communication

But North Korea has given no indication it is willing to give up its weapons unilaterally, as the Trump administration has demanded. During the previous meetings with Moon and a separate summit with US President Donald Trump, Kim has expressed a vague commitment to complete denuclearization of the peninsula.

World News Pressure increase reported in MA gas pipeline, NTSB says
Author: 0 Pressure increase reported in MA gas pipeline, NTSB says

CreditSights Inc. analysts said Friday in a note that the MA incident "appears to have been caused by the utility working on the gas lines immediately before the explosions occurred". Michael Mansfield, the Andover fire chief, said: "I have never seen anything like this". Federal and state officials are investigating. They say their system is up to date, modern and created to ensure that when gas flows into a customer's home, it's flowing at the appropriate pressure.

World News U.S. reportedly driving out family of Palestinian Ambassador in Washington
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Meanwhile, east of Khan Yunis, a Palestinian male sustained a fatal gunshot shot, according to the ministry. The army did not respond to a request for further details. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a USA -born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms.

World News Kavanaugh denies allegation about high school misconduct
Author: 0 Kavanaugh denies allegation about high school misconduct

On " Face the Nation " Sunday, Tillis, who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he had not seen a letter sent by an unnamed female accuser to her congresswoman, Rep. One of Kavanaugh's law clerks spearheaded the effort Thursday and sent the letter to Grassley's office Friday, the aide said. Other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee first learned about the contents of the letter at a last-minute meeting last Wednesday evening.

World News Man dies after suspected shark attack on Cape Cod
Author: 0 Man dies after suspected shark attack on Cape Cod

Police report that Arthur Medici was attacked at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet while boogie boarding with his girlfriend's brother on Saturday afternoon. The man's friend had to drag him to shore. "We are witnessing sharks feeding aggressively in shockingly shallow water on an nearly daily basis over this past August", he wrote .

World News Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge breaks all-time marathon world record
Author: 0 Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge breaks all-time marathon world record

A bold move with 17km still to race - and it wasn't just the commentary team questioning whether Kipchoge could possibly maintain the pace on his own. His unofficial time was 2 hours, 1 minute and 40 seconds, but that later was lowered by one second. "They say you miss two times but you can't miss the third time", he said, breaking the mark in his latest attempt in Berlin .

World News Hungary to take legal steps against critical European Union ruling - PM Orban
Author: 0 Hungary to take legal steps against critical European Union ruling - PM Orban

The vote against Hungary is symbolic of the growing tug-of-war in Europe between humanitarian values and increasingly nationalistic ones. Since sweeping to power in 2010, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, once a campaigner against Hungary's Soviet Communist overlords, has used his parliamentary majority to pressure courts, media and non-government groups.

World News Border Patrol agent charged in 2-week killing spree
Author: 0 Border Patrol agent charged in 2-week killing spree

Alaniz told CNN's affiliate KGNS-TV. Ortiz, a 10-year Border Patrol veteran, was arrested early Saturday after the fifth woman escaped and found a state trooper. "At this time we believe the suspect was acting alone", Alaniz said, describing Ortiz as a supervisory agent who had worked as a Border Patrol agent for a decade.

World News On Puerto Rico, Trump Is Right
Author: 0 On Puerto Rico, Trump Is Right

On Wednesday , Puerto Rican officials said about 20,000 pallets of water bottles shipped to Puerto Rico after Maria went unused and became too contaminated to drink. As his team braces for Hurricane Florence to hit the U.S. east coast on Thursday (local time), Trump defended himself in the face of ongoing criticism of his administration's responses to previous hurricanes, including Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in September, 2017.

World News Hundreds of flights cancelled as Super Typhoon heads for Hong Kong
Author: 0 Hundreds of flights cancelled as Super Typhoon heads for Hong Kong

At least 12 people have died after Typhoon Mangkhut caused landslides, ripped off roofs and brought down trees in the Philippines. A hurricane force "super typhoon" is swirling towards Hong Kong and the Chinese coast, gaining in force over the South China sea after hurtling through the Philippines where it left at least three people dead.

World News Manafort and Mueller have reached a tentative plea deal
Author: 0 Manafort and Mueller have reached a tentative plea deal

A plea deal on the charges would preclude the need for a trial, sparing Manafort the steep legal fees of a second round of prosecution. Spokesmen for special counsel Mueller and Manafort would not respond to requests for comment. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort departs from U.S. District Court in Washington , U.S., February 28, 2018. The report of a tentative deal comes days before jury selection is expected to begin for Manafort's trial in D.C., which is set to kick ...

World News Documents show $10M moved from FEMA to ICE
Author: 0 Documents show $10M moved from FEMA to ICE

On Thursday, she attacked Yoder for the FEMA fund transfer. "Doing something unethical is not part of my DNA and it's not part of my track record in my whole entire career", said Long, who leads the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Merkley's communications director Ray Zaccaro slammed the President for "stripping money from FEMA to pay for locking up families at the border" in a statement issued Wednesday.

World News USCCB leaders meet with Pope Francis in Rome
Author: 0 USCCB leaders meet with Pope Francis in Rome

St. John Paul II made him archbishop of Washington and a cardinal in 2001, presumably because Vatican officials were impressed by his fundraising prowess and considered his past homosexual activity a mere "moral lapse" and not a gross abuse of power.