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World News MP calls for Labour to suspend NEC member over `Jewish…
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Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the United Kingdom's Labour Party, apologized for the "concerns and anxiety caused" after he participated in a 2010 event that compared Israel's actions in Gaza to the atrocities committed by the Nazis. "So I think we should ask the 70 rabbis, 'Where is your evidence of severe and widespread anti-Semitism in this party?'". The alliance says it is anti-Semitic to accuse Jewish people of being more loyal to Israel than to their home countries, an example omitted ...

World News Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California
Author: 0 Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

Experts said the wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that ripped through the region with the force of a destructive Midwest tornado. The fire has reached into remote areas of the country's third-oldest national park. Yosemite Valley residents must leave the valley by noon Friday, National Park Service officials said.

World News Thousands of North Korean workers enter Russian Federation despite United Nations ban
Author: 0 Thousands of North Korean workers enter Russian Federation despite United Nations ban

The U.S. Treasury's enforcement arm issued new sanctions Friday against Russia's Agrosoyuz bank for facilitating unlawful transactions with North Korea. Pyongyang is now under a range of worldwide and United States sanctions over its nuclear programme and missile tests. United Nations officials are probing potential violations of the sanctions, which contain narrow exceptions, WSJ reported citing sources.

World News China says U.S. tariff threat runs against trend of the times
Author: 0 China says U.S. tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Retaliatory tariffs were necessary, China says , to "defend the dignity of the country and interests of its people" as well as "the mutual interest of all the countries in the world". Much of American industry and many members of Trump's own Republican Party have expressed outrage but have so far been unable to thwart Trump's trade policies.

World News Mexico NAFTA talks minus Canada: feds insist they're encouraged
Author: 0 Mexico NAFTA talks minus Canada: feds insist they're encouraged

In order to qualify for tariff-free status in the North American market, the United States is pushing for 40% of the content of cars and 45% of the content of pickup trucks to be made by workers who are paid at least USA $16 per hour. "I would say that we realized there might be conditions for getting a NAFTA deal", he said in Geneva, where he met other trade allies to discuss possible responses to U.S.

World News Activists wearing burqas march through Copenhagen to protest face veil ban
Author: 0 Activists wearing burqas march through Copenhagen to protest face veil ban

Others wore the body-length burqa, which covers the eyes with a mesh screen. The ban also targets other accessories that hide the face such as balaclavas and false beards. Born and raised in Denmark by parents who emigrated from Turkey, she has worn the niqab since she was 18. "I'm for the right of the people to wear whatever they want whether they be a Muslim or a punk".

World News Trump renews threat to shut down government over border wall
Author: 0 Trump renews threat to shut down government over border wall

Republicans said they were surprised by Trump's threat Monday that he would "have no problem doing a shutdown" if Congress didn't approve additional border security funding. "It's disgraceful." Trump said that his demand for border security "includes many things" besides the wall, including ending the visa lottery system and terminating chain migration.

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

The city's Department of Emergency Services urged people living on a number of roads near the dam to evacuate Thursday night. The NWS issued a flash flood watch for the area that lasts until 11 a.m. Turner Perrow, a member of the Lynchburg City Council who is also a civil engineer, tells NPR that the dam presents "a complicated problem". Residents in the Virginia city of Lynchburg were ordered to evacuate their homes amid fears Friday morning that a dam could fail and flood the city.

World News Amid bodyguard crisis, Macron loses ground in new poll
Author: 0 Amid bodyguard crisis, Macron loses ground in new poll

The no-confidence motions, moved by the conservative Republicans party and opposition lawmakers from the Left and far-Left in the lower house of parliament, needed 289 votes to pass. "This is a question of transparency, honour, integrity", he said. Benalla, a former bouncer, was caught on video hitting a protester and wrestling another to the ground later in the day while wearing a police helmet and armband, sparking the most damaging scandal of Macron's presidency since he took office in ...

World News Video captures man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park
Author: 0 Video captures man taunting bison at Yellowstone National Park

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. At one point, the bison begins to charge at the person, who quickly dodges out of the way. These distances safeguard both visitors and the remarkable experience of sharing a landscape with thousands of freely-roaming animals. The National Park Service (NPS) said , "Wild animals, especially females with young, are unpredictable and risky".

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

Previously a Catechism of the Catholic Church had allowed the capital punishment in rare cases. Pope Francis has declared the death penalty " inadmissible " in an update of Catholic believers' most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism , the Vatican said Thursday, August 2.

World News France bans smartphones, tablets in schools
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The new ban on the use of such gadgets in schools bars the students aged between three to fifteen years from bringing their digital devices to school. France has already placed a ban on students from using their gadgets during the instruction hours. He argued that a 2010 law, which disallowed such devices from being used in class, was not strong enough, the report said.

World News IOM Employee Killed in Deadly Jalalabad Attack
Author: 0 IOM Employee Killed in Deadly Jalalabad Attack

It was unclear why the gunmen attacked the facility, which was occupied primarily by midwife trainees from the eastern province of Nuristan. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but most of the attacks have been claimed by militant group Islamic State .

World News President Trump backs Italy's Conte on migration in White House talks
Author: 0 President Trump backs Italy's Conte on migration in White House talks

Trump said instead that "The Prime Minister and I agree that the brutal regime in Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon". In contrast to recent stormy sessions he has had with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and other European leaders, Trump had a most friendly visit and press conference with the head of government of Europe's fourth largest economy.

World News Facebook May Have Caught Russians Ahead of Midterms
Author: 0 Facebook May Have Caught Russians Ahead of Midterms

Mr Stamos confirmed that pages also played into immigration issues with references to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Nathaniel Gleicher , Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, refused to answer questions about whether the company had found any more Russian disinformation campaigns.

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 says he will not ask the National Archives to release the documents from Kavanaugh's time as White House staff secretary because they are too sensitive. That is far more than than the 60,000 pages the Archives identified from the White House counsel's office, and the 170,000 emails he either received or sent or was copied on.

World News Illegal migrants or Indian citizens? Assam's controversial register
Author: 0 Illegal migrants or Indian citizens? Assam's controversial register

Some MPs of the Congress walked out of the meeting which led to the disturbance. "Those, who could not prove their citizenship, their names have been removed from the list", he said. This set off strong political reactions with the opposition attacking BJP for trying to divide the people for political gains. He said that no country can function if it keeps on allowing infiltrators.

Author: 0 Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. Sheng Liugang, an assistant professor of economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, said about 22 percent of goods subject to the additional tariff are consumer products, so levies would have a greater direct effect on USA citizens.

World News Mendocino Complex of Fires spreads closer to Lakeport
Author: 0 Mendocino Complex of Fires spreads closer to Lakeport

The blaze, stoked by drought-parched vegetation and triple-digit temperatures, has killed six people and reduced 1,555 structures to smoldering ruins, including 10,600 homes. Evacuation orders remained in effect Tuesday for the town of Lakeport, the county seat, along with some smaller communities and a section of the Mendocino National Forest.

World News Malaysian Civil Aviation Chief Resigns Over Errors in MH370 Search
Author: 0 Malaysian Civil Aviation Chief Resigns Over Errors in MH370 Search

Responding to the report's findings on Tuesday, Mr Rahman said in a statement that it was "with regret and after much thought and contemplation" that he was resigning as chairman of the civil aviation authority of Malaysia. The disappearance of MH370 triggered the largest hunt in aviation history. New Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke said the government will investigate and take action against any misconduct based on the report findings.

World News Blocking Trump on Wall Leaves Nation Unprotected
Author: 0 Blocking Trump on Wall Leaves Nation Unprotected

According to reports, federal funding for the border wall is scheduled to expire on September 30, just 37 days before November's midterm elections. Trump's speech - particularly the first half - largely stuck to an economic message that the White House hopes will help Republicans maintain control of the House in the November midterm elections.

World News White House: Donald Trump Received August Letter from Kim Jong
Author: 0 White House: Donald Trump Received August Letter from Kim Jong

The White House later rowed back Trump's suggestion of a meeting. The person was not authorised to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity to describe internal planning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was headed to an Asian security meeting in Singapore , where a meeting this weekend with North Korea's foreign minister was possible.

World News Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now'
Author: 0 Trump to Sessions: end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

Over the summer, a security company hired by the Democratic National Convention tells the DNC that they have been successfully infiltrated by hackers for more than year. This puts Trump at odds with congressional Republicans who call for an independent investigation. At the end of December, the Obama administration expels 35 Russian diplomats and shuts down two Russian intelligence compounds as the Kremlin continues to deny a roll in the summer's cyber attacks.

World News Trump Calls on Sessions to End Russia Probe, Drawing Cries of Obstruction
Author: 0 Trump Calls on Sessions to End Russia Probe, Drawing Cries of Obstruction

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) also said the tweet was obstruction of justice "hiding in plain sight". "America must never accept it". "Our letter to Ambassador Bolton urged him and the Trump administration to fully implement the sanctions on Russia that Congress already passed, extradite the 12 Russian government officials indicted by Special Counsel Mueller, and commit to protecting diplomats and other USA personnel - both past and present", a Thursday statement from the senators read.

World News Trump Retweets Video of Supporters Chanting 'CNN Sucks' at Reporter Jim Acosta
Author: 0 Trump Retweets Video of Supporters Chanting 'CNN Sucks' at Reporter Jim Acosta

Specifically, Acosta asked Sanders to say whether the press is indeed the "enemy of the people", as her boss has controversially claimed, after Ivanka Trump broke with her father on the statement at an Axios event earlier Thursday. Instead, Sanders spoke about her own experience of being politely asked to leave from a Virginia restaurant. In addition to calling the press the "enemy of the people" and " really bad people " who peddle " fake news ", Trump himself has attacked the physical ...