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World News USDA announces 3-prong approach to aid farmers
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They say the industry does not want handouts, but trade deals that will allow exports to grow. "This trade war is cutting the legs out from under farmers and the White House's "plan" is to spend US$ 12 billion on gold crutches", said Senator Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who frequently criticizes the president, a fellow Republican.

World News Dogs can interpret owners’ feelings and show empathy, study suggests
Author: 0 Dogs can interpret owners’ feelings and show empathy, study suggests

The researchers then observed how numerous dogs made an attempt to open the door to be with their owner. And according to a new study , your pet dog may be happy to help . When the owner pretended to cry , their dog would open the door three times faster than dogs whose owners were humming. On the other hand, it was the dogs who didn't open the door in the humming condition that gazed at their owners more than those who opened it.

World News Trump Should Declassify FISA Warrants, Nunes Says
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The newly released surveillance applications were granted and renewed by several different judges sitting in a court authorised by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ( Fisa ). The release of some information related to the Page FISA document in both the Republican and Democratic memos led to lawsuits from groups like Judicial Watch seeking more information from the Page FISA warrant .

World News Friday could be the HOTTEST EVER DAY in the UK
Author: 0 Friday could be the HOTTEST EVER DAY in the UK

Open them when it is cooler at night. People should drink plenty of fluid and make sure vulnerable people living on their own knows what to do. The mercury will rise "dramatically" over the next 24 hours adding another four degrees onto the already sweltering heat.

World News Toronto Archbishop Calls for Prayer After Mass Shooting
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The province's police watchdog has previously identified the shooter in Sunday's shooting as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain though a motive remains unclear. The relatives say their "hearts are in pieces for the victims". Six people were killed in a shootout during prayers at the Quebec City mosque on January 29, 2017, and Boufeldja Benabdallah told members of the public-safety committee the death toll could have been much higher if the shooter's weapon had not jammed.

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said Sunday that President Donald Trump's top advisers should consider resigning if he doesn't follow their advice on Russian Federation. Considering the history, it's unlikely they would flip to the other side, especially with the growing relations between Trump and Putin . On July 13, the U.S.

World News Attorney: Cohen not seeking pardon from Trump
Author: 0 Attorney: Cohen not seeking pardon from Trump

The September 2016 recording between Trump and Cohen includes a short conversation between Cohen and then-candidate Trump talking about a plan, allegedly devised by Cohen, to try to purchase the rights to former Playboy model Karen McDougal's story from American Media Inc., which owns the National Enquirer , since the media company had already bought the rights to her story.

World News Donald Trump And Michael Cohen Caught Discussing Karen McDougal Payment On Tape
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The recording is not high-quality, and it is unclear what Trump says before "pay with cash". The recording offers the public a glimpse at the confidential discussions between Trump and Cohen, and it confirms the man who now occupies the Oval Office had contemporaneous knowledge of a proposal to buy the rights to the story of Karen McDougal , a woman who has alleged she had an extramarital affair with Trump about a decade ago.

World News Dominic Raab: Britain making plans for a 'Brexit no deal'
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Olly Robbins, who leads a team of civil servants within the Cabinet Office, has seen his "Europe unit" given overall responsibility for negotiations with Brussels. The poll also showed that the United Kingdom remained divided on the merits of leaving the European Union with 50 per cent voting to remain in the EU in any new referendum.

World News Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel
Author: 0 Gowdy: Trump Advisers Should Weigh Quitting If He Doesn't Heed Russia Intel

A vast majority of Republicans - 70 percent - doesn't believe the Russian government has anything on Trump , while most other demographics agreed with the statement. Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University National Poll , Peter Brown, said: "Whether it is with love or not, President Donald Trump's relationship with Russian Federation has delivered a small blow to his already poor standing with the American people".

World News Top Senate Republican warns Russian Federation on election meddling
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They strongly rebuked Trump's comments during a joint press conference in Helsinki when he stood beside Putin and denied us intelligence findings that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. McConnell declined to back up a tweet Trump sent Tuesday suggesting any potential Russian interference in the fall midterm elections would be created to favor Democrats.

World News Hundreds join search for missing jogger Mollie Tibbetts in Iowa
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A Facebook page devoted to the search for Tibbetts said that every home, farm building, barn and shed in the Brooklyn , Iowa , area has been searched. Volunteers have been out searching for Tibbetts, but so far have found no trace of the student . Brooklyn is a city of about 1,400 people in eastern Iowa , located between Des Moines and Cedar Rapids.

World News One woman dead, 13 injured in Toronto shootout
Author: 0 One woman dead, 13 injured in Toronto shootout

The motive behind the Danforth mass shooting that killed two people , injured 13 others, and left a city searching for answers remains a mystery. In a statement, they said he "had severe mental health challenges, struggling with psychosis and depression".

World News FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in Russia Probe
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Trump quoted Fox News as saying, "Source #1 [for the FISA warrant] was the (Fake) Dossier ". The FBI warrants note that Steele released his findings to U.S. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation "did not want to tell the court that Carter Page actually had cooperated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the past and that he had also - the Russians didn't even want to recruit him because they thought he was an "idiot, '" Nunes added.

World News Greek wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement any more'
Author: 0 Greek wildfires: 'Mati doesn't even exist as a settlement any more'

Meanwhile in addition to the rising death toll, a number of people have been reported missing, some of whom are said to be tourists. There were fears the toll may rise further, as people remained unaccounted for. After temperatures climbed to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), forecasters said conditions would remain challenging on Tuesday, although showers and falling temperatures were expected in Athens.

World News Oakland BART slaying suspect arrested
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John Cowell has been identified as the suspect in the stabbing death of Nia Wilson . An 18-year old woman was stabbed to death at a public transit station Sunday evening in Oakland, marking the third death in less than a week from unrelated attacks on the Bay Area transit system known as BART.

World News Magnitude 5.9 quake hits western Iran hours after southern quake
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Geological Survey, the quake - which was reportedly followed by several smaller aftershocks - measured 5.9 on the Richter scale. Earthquakes have struck terror into the heart of mankind since the dawn of time. According to Fars news agency, emergency helicopters are dispatched to the area but no serious damage has been reported so far. In the afternoon, a 5.9 magnitude quake rocked an area in western Iran near the border with Iraq in Kermanshah province.

World News Macron aide handed initial charges from May protest assault
Author: 0 Macron aide handed initial charges from May protest assault

The charges came after French authorities opened a judicial investigation over the alleged assault, which has sparked the first major political crisis for Mr Macron since he took office previous year. Acknowledging a series of malfunctions at the Elysee palace since May Day, Macron asked the secretary-general of the presidency, Alexis Kohler, to work on a reorganisation of his private office to prevent this happening again, the source said.

World News Afghan VP escapes blast on return; 14 people die
Author: 0 Afghan VP escapes blast on return; 14 people die

It was also noted that this airport has left the motorcade of Vice-President of Afghanistan Abdul Rashid Dostum, who arrived from Turkey, where he spent the a year ago. The death toll in Sunday's suicide attack near Kabul worldwide airport has risen to 23. Crowds of government officials and supporters had massed to welcome the Uzbek leader and former warlord home from Turkey, where he has been living since May previous year.

World News Syrian fighter jet shot down after infiltrating Israel's airspace, Israeli military says
Author: 0 Syrian fighter jet shot down after infiltrating Israel's airspace, Israeli military says

Israel's military said the Syrian jet took off from the T4 air base, which Israel is believed to have attacked earlier this year in its bid to prevent Iran from establishing a military presence in Syria. Israel rebuffed on Monday a new Russian offer to keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line, an Israeli official said, complicating Moscow's bid to stabilize the country as the civil war there wanes.

World News Rand Paul to ask Trump to revoke Brennan security clearance
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Sen. Rand Paul kicked off this blacklist effort today when he charged Brennan with "monetizing" his security clearance and calling for POTUS to jettison him from the security clearance list. "And it's an abuse of the system". Weeks before Trump was inaugurated president in January 2017, Clapper oversaw the preparation of a report by the nation's intelligence agencies that Putin had ordered operatives to interfere in the November election.

World News Judge grants immunity to 5 witnesses, delays Manafort trial
Author: 0 Judge grants immunity to 5 witnesses, delays Manafort trial

Court documents show James Brennan , Donna Duggan , Conor O'Brien, Cindy Laporta , and Dennis Raico were granted immunity after the five individuals indicated they wouldn't testify or provide other information "on the basis of their privilege against self-incrimination", Mueller's office told a federal judge in Virginia last Tuesday.

World News Cohen's recording of Trump is a warning sign
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Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen , is privately questioning the President's "fitness" for the job. USA president Donald Trump has said his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations was "totally unheard of and perhaps illegal".

World News Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police
Author: 0 Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto: Canadian police

The suspect, armed with a handgun, opened fire at 10pm on Sunday on a stretch of Danforth Avenue filled with restaurants and family-friendly attractions in the city's Greektown neighbourhood. "They were all out tonight walking, having their dinner ... it's just unbelievable in this neighborhood", one witness said. The 24-7 crisis line typically receives about 30 to 40 calls a day, said Brar, director of the Victim Crisis Response Program, who expected that counsellors would field the ...