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World News US warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions
Author: 0 US warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

Against the backdrop of tense cross-strait relations and U.S. -Sino relations strained by trade issues, the U.S. Navy sailed two of its Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyers through the strait over the weekend, which it said was a routine voyage that has been carried out for many years.

World News Mar-a-Lago files request to hire 40 foreign temporary workers
Author: 0 Mar-a-Lago files request to hire 40 foreign temporary workers

The server jobs will start at $12.68 per hour, while cooks will make a minimum of $13.31 per hour, according to the filings posted Thursday on the Labor Department's website . Other Trump businesses have hired foreign workers for temporary jobs. "It's very, very hard to get people". Mar-a-Lago's competitors in Palm Beach, including other social clubs and hotels, have also used foreign labor.

World News Gretchen Carlson Blasts Trump For Hiring Bill Shine
Author: 0 Gretchen Carlson Blasts Trump For Hiring Bill Shine

In a statement , the administration highlighted Shine's "two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience" as the reason for the hire. His expected hiring was reported last week. The group said the "Trump White House has been a revolving door of sexual abusers and their enablers". Some of the accounts portrayed Shine as Ailes' protector and fixer.

World News Japan cult leader's hanging closes chapter on shocking crime
Author: 0 Japan cult leader's hanging closes chapter on shocking crime

The reverberations in Japan of an internal religious cult that utilized terrorism and fear remains in the memory today, just like the brutal events of the Tokyo Sarin attack in 1995. This combination of file photos shows Aum Shinrikyo cult leader Shoko Asahara, from top left to right, his cult members, Tomomasa Nakagawa, Seiichi Endo, and Masami Tsuchiya.

World News Trump's SCOTUS nominee could make or break the Missouri Senate race
Author: 0 Trump's SCOTUS nominee could make or break the Missouri Senate race

Wade . He crafted Trump's short list of potential Supreme Court nominees. Justice Anthony Kennedy let the Trump White House know shortly after the official end of the 2017 term that he's out by the end of July. "I'll have a decision made in my mind by Sunday". Democrats are outnumbered 51-49 in the Senate, leaving them largely powerless to stop a nominee on their own.

World News 33 heat-related deaths reported in Quebec
Author: 0 33 heat-related deaths reported in Quebec

In the canadian province of Quebec the number of deaths from heat was increased to 50 people. Despite a decrease in humidity, the level of danger remains high. According to the Ministry, numerous dead were over 65 years of age and had physical or mental health problems. "My thoughts are with the loved ones of those who have died in Quebec during this heat wave", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter.

World News What we know about Sydney double murder
Author: 0 What we know about Sydney double murder

Their mother, 36, arrived shortly after police and was treated by paramedics for severe shock. Police are hunting a man believed to be involved - in what they believe is a domestic violence related incident. The suspect's body was found early on Friday morning, Nine Network reported. NSW Ambulance Inspector Kevin Sweeney described it as an "extremely distressing and stressful situation" for paramedics who arrived at the scene.

World News Trump teases pick for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump teases pick for Supreme Court

Who's on President Donald Trump's "list of 25" potential Supreme Court nominees? "The way we're looking at it is this: If we do a good enough job , we'll make it obvious enough that Collins or Murkowski will be the deciding vote on whether Roe v.

World News U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan
Author: 0 U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

But it gave no further details, saying the name of the service member killed would be withheld until next of kin were notified. The location of the incident was also not disclosed. An insider attack is when a member of the Afghan National Security Forces, who U.S.military personnel is advising and training attacks a USA service member, a Military.com report said.

World News Harry Kane spends time with fans after England's historic victory
Author: 0 Harry Kane spends time with fans after England's historic victory

The last time England reached the last four of a World Cup , their heroes in the win over Sweden - goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and goalscorers Harry Maguire and Dele Alli - weren't even born. We've done that up to now and I think we'll continue to do that'. Lindsay Robinson, 66, of Foxwood Chase, Westby, said: "Can we win it?" "We've got to believe, definitely", he added.

World News U.S. secretary of state unconcerned over 'gangster-like' N Korea talks
Author: 0 U.S. secretary of state unconcerned over 'gangster-like' N Korea talks

At the summit, Mr. Kim committed to complete denuclearization in return for USA security guarantees. "The road ahead will be hard and challenging and we know that critics will try to minimize the work that we've achieved". All along, however, experts had wondered how the U.S. and North Korea would bridge differences that have bedeviled their talks for decades and only seemed exacerbated under Trump.

Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Slams President Trump Over $1Million DNA Challenge

Elizabeth Warren and the #MeToo movement on Thursday. "I have a feeling she will say no", he said , joking that he would throw the DNA kit to her "gently because we're the #MeToo generation, so we have to be very gentle". "Pocahontas, I apologize to you", Trump said. "To the fake Pocahontas, I won't apologise". "Now even the liberals are saying take a test, take a test!" I'll use tonight: "Pocahontas, I apologize to you", Trump said, as some supporters in the audience laughed.

World News Immigrant rocked by sudden US Army discharge
Author: 0 Immigrant rocked by sudden US Army discharge

MAVNI is the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest program , which permits certain immigrants who are not citizens or green card holders to enlist in the military if they have skills the military needs. Additional security clearances were added before recruits could go to boot camp. The only reason the recruits fail to meet their background check requirements is that the Defense Department had not managed to put them through the necessary screenings and counterintelligence ...

World News Woman shoots man trying to take SUV with kids: Dallas police
Author: 0 Woman shoots man trying to take SUV with kids: Dallas police

When she saw what was happening, the mother jumped inside. The mother quickly got back in the vehicle, grabbed a gun from her glove box and shot the would-be carjacker in the face, according to news reports. The woman and her two kids were not hurt. Before she returned to the pump, Booker-Hicks saw a man get into her vehicle. "I should have just have emptied the whole clip but I didn't".

World News Germany, Austria, Italy plan talks to 'shut' southern migrant route
Author: 0 Germany, Austria, Italy plan talks to 'shut' southern migrant route

However, according to the daily, Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said that his country did not want to "be punished for the mistakes of German policy". German news weekly Der Spiegel said yesterday that the hard-fought compromise marked an "Orbanization" of Merkel's policies, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

Author: 0 Secy Of State: Progress Was Made On 'Central Issues' In Pyongyang

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a series of meetings with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts on Sunday after North Korea accused him of making "gangster-like" demands during two-days of talks in Pyongyang . According to the New York Times , Pompeo has said that one goal of the talks is to determine whether the North Koreans are honest about denuclearization, while privately conceding to some colleagues that he considers the talks to be doomed .

World News Pennsylvania judge one of four Supreme Court finalist
Author: 0 Pennsylvania judge one of four Supreme Court finalist

Orrin Hatch may have on purpose/not on objective revealed President Donald Trump's nominee for the current vacancy on The Supreme Court that opened when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced a week ago he was stepping down. Susan Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, reiterated that she could not vote for a nominee with a "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Wade , the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to an abortion.

World News One dead as California wildfires rage throughout state
Author: 0 One dead as California wildfires rage throughout state

Roadway closures in the area of the fire were implemented to keep people out of the way of firefighters, and the California Highway Patrol said Saturday that "all roads northbound from La Patera Lane to Patterson Avenue along Cathedral Oaks Road are closed to the public".

World News Third night of riots after France police shooting
Author: 0 Third night of riots after France police shooting

Riots erupted, and eleven people were detained by police after almost 200 officers came out in militarized gear, according to ABC News . Interior Minister Gerard Collomb condemned the violence saying "all the necessary resources" were being mobilized to "calm the situation and prevent any further incidents".

World News Dominica Under Hurricane Watch as Beryl Heads Towards Lesser Antilles
Author: 0 Dominica Under Hurricane Watch as Beryl Heads Towards Lesser Antilles

National Hurricane Center has released the latest report for Hurricane Beryl Saturday morning and shows the system is beginning the forecasted slight turn to the west-northwest at 14 miles per hour. This is the third tropical system of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The National Hurricane Center predicted that the storm should hit the islands by 2 a.m.

World News Dozens dead and missing as 'historic rains' and floods hit Japan
Author: 0 Dozens dead and missing as 'historic rains' and floods hit Japan

The downpour, which began Thursday, is likely to last till Sunday. Residents are evacuated to a safer place from floodwaters caused by heavy rains in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture, southwestern Japan, Saturday, July 7, 2018. Video from Okayama showed brown water engulfing residential areas with some people fleeing to rooftops and balconies, trying to catch the attention of hovering rescue helicopters.

World News Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Woman For Protesting House Demolition
Author: 0 Israeli Forces Beat Palestinian Woman For Protesting House Demolition

Palestinians said they attempted to prevent the evacuation, forming a human chain to prevent bulldozers from carrying out a Supreme Court ruling, Palestinian news agency Wafa said. Israel says the structures that make up the Khan al-Ahmar encampment of corrugated shacks and tents were illegally built and pose a threat to residents due to their proximity to a highway.

World News North Korea says talks with Pompeo were 'regrettable'
Author: 0 North Korea says talks with Pompeo were 'regrettable'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was ensconced in an elegant Pyongyang guest house for a second day of talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's right-hand man Kim Yong Chol. Yet Mr Pompeo himself had earlier said he envisioned that occurring in about two-and-a-half years, by the end of Mr Trump's term, and Ms Nauert later said the U.S.

World News Mother Teresas charity sold babies
Author: 0 Mother Teresas charity sold babies

Two persons including a nun of the Missionaries of Charity established by Mother Teresa , have been arrested for selling children, police said on Thursday . The couple apparently paid an amount of Rs 1.2 lakh on May 1 to get the boy's custody. "But if it has happened, we must look into it". The Missionaries of Charity were founded in 1950 in Kolkata, India, by Albanian Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, later Mother Teresa.

Author: 0 One Civilian Fatality Reported In Klamathon Fire

Investigators are working to determine the person's cause of death and are waiting to release their identity until next of kin can be notified. The fire has not been contained and some 500 people have been ordered to evacuate. 9, 2017. The state's latest fire broke out Friday in San Diego County. Crews battling the Spring Fire got a respite from hot temperatures on Thursday, with rain forecast for the region, although heavy downpours could trigger flash flooding over the burn scar, ...

World News Scott Pruitt did what he was hired to do at EPA: Damage
Author: 0 Scott Pruitt did what he was hired to do at EPA: Damage

An ethics cloud hung over Pruitt for months, as lawmakers from both parties, environmental groups and government watchdogs raised questions about his spending, housing arrangements, security team and raises for political appointees. Office of Special Counsel. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said "good riddance" to Pruitt. Democrats had been gunning for Pruitt even before the former Oklahoma attorney general was nominated to head the EPA, however, mobilizing protesters on social networks by ...

World News Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates
Author: 0 Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as Trade War With China Escalates

But it's hardly the only one. Underpinning the dispute is Trump's anger at America's $376 billion deficit in goods trade with China. China has threatened to respond with tariffs on hundreds of US goods, including top exports such as soybeans, sorghum and cotton, threatening USA farmers in states that backed Trump in the 2016 USA election, such as Texas and Iowa.

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