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World News Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan Edwards
Author: 0 Former Texas Cop Found Guilty Of Killing Unarmed Teenager Jordan Edwards

Oliver was sacked from the Balch Springs Police Department days after he shot into a moving vehicle filled with five black teens, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards . Oliver testified that he had "no choice", fearing the auto was going to hit his partner. Oliver's wife left the courtroom in tears after the verdict was read.

World News Haley: Palestinians' right of return should be 'off the table'
Author: 0 Haley: Palestinians' right of return should be 'off the table'

The Trump administration has made a decision to end all funding for the United Nations agency that provides humanitarian assistance to more than five million Palestinian refugees , Foreign Policy reported on Tuesday. "If they're shouting 'Death to America, ' why would we give them money?" However, on Tuesday Foreign Policy reported that at a meeting earlier this month between Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the decision was made to ...

World News Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'
Author: 0 Graham: Relationship between Trump, Sessions 'beyond repair'

The South Carolina Republican's comments are a significant departure from his previous statements a year ago, when he threatened "holy hell" if Trump were to fire Sessions. Graham said he was not asking for Sessions to be fired and still considered him a "fine man", but the remarks nonetheless signal willingness from a key Judiciary Committee member to consider a replacement and a break from the chorus of support Sessions had received from former Senate allies.

World News Trump wrongly claims Google shunned speech
Author: 0 Trump wrongly claims Google shunned speech

In a tweet Wednesday, Trump posts a video that shows Google promoting Obama's State of the Union address on its homepage from 2012 to 2016, while seemingly failing to do the same for Trump in 2017 and 2018. For instance, one screenshot was archived on 31 January 2018 at 2:33 AM GMT, which converts to about 10:30 PM EST on 30 January 2018, about the time President Trump was finishing up his speech in Washington , D.C.

World News Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs
Author: 0 Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs

A public comment period on the proposal is set to end on September 6, and Trump plans to impose the tariffs after that deadline, Bloomberg said. Some sources said Trump had not made his final decision, the Bloomberg report said. Chinese officials prepare the flags for the China-U.S. bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. The new proposed 25 percent tariffs would affect consumer products including home building supplies, technology products, bicycles ...

World News Aung San Suu Kyi Won’t Be Stripped of Nobel Peace Prize: Committee
Author: 0 Aung San Suu Kyi Won’t Be Stripped of Nobel Peace Prize: Committee

Peter Popham is the author of two of her biographies. UN Secretary General António Guterres on Tuesday called for ensuring accountability for the "horrendous persecution" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and said there could be no excuse for delaying the search for dignified solutions that would allow Rohingyas to return home in safety and dignity.

World News Pair Of Earthquakes Centered In La Verne Rattle Los Angeles Area
Author: 0 Pair Of Earthquakes Centered In La Verne Rattle Los Angeles Area

The 4.4 quake hit at 7:33 pm and has been followed by several more smaller quakes ranging in magnitude from 3.4 to less than 1.0 in magnitude, according to Southern California Earthquake Data Center . 'It was moving the whole house, ' he told the Times. "It shook hard for what seemed like 10 to 20 seconds, and then it just kept going". It was really loud too, kind of like thunder.

World News Giant Sadiq Khan bikini-clad balloon to fly over London
Author: 0 Giant Sadiq Khan bikini-clad balloon to fly over London

It comes after the London mayor defended the flying of a blimp of Donald Trump over the capital during the USA president's visit last month. Campaigners raised more than $75,000 to fund the 29-foot balloon which is slated to fly over Parliament Square in Westminster on September 1, the BBC reported.

World News Russian Federation to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise
Author: 0 Russian Federation to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

Syrian forces are preparing a phased offensive, a source close to Damascus said, that would focus on southern and westerns parts of the province but not Idlib city itself. "We need to reduce the risk of unexpected escalation, and definitely look with great concern about any potential use of chemical weapons or any type of weaponized chlorine", he said.

Author: 0 Trump And Cohen Planned To Buy Decades Worth Of National Enquirer Dirt

Prosecutors claimed in court documents last week that Pecker, who considers himself President Donald Trump's close friend, and Cohen, Trump's former lawyer and personal fixer, concocted a plan to "suppress" stories that might have otherwise been damaging to Trump soon after he announced he would run for president in 2015.

World News Dutch lawmaker cancels blasphemous contest
Author: 0 Dutch lawmaker cancels blasphemous contest

Physical depictions of Allah or the Prophet, even positive ones, are forbidden in Islam and considered deeply offensive. The protest has grown in numbers all the way to the capital, swelling to more than 10,000 strong. The Netherlands on Wednesday updated its travel advice to Pakistan urging its citizens "to avoid demonstrations in Islamabad , Lahore and Karachi".

World News Iran still abiding by nuclear deal terms: IAEA
Author: 0 Iran still abiding by nuclear deal terms: IAEA

In its last report in May, the agency had said Iran could do more to cooperate with inspectors and "enhance confidence". Thursday's report to member states seen by Reuters contained similar language. On Wednesday, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the country should be prepared to "set aside" the deal if it is not its national interests, reported AFP .

World News USA refusal of WTO trade judge could cripple arbitration system
Author: 0 USA refusal of WTO trade judge could cripple arbitration system

At a time when US President Donald Trump's protectionist policies have sparked a wave of trade wars, the institution best placed to help settle worldwide trade differences and avoid further escalation is facing a deepening crisis. Critics say the United States is trying to asphyxiate the appellate body. The WTO's Dispute Settlement Body is battling with the effects of Washington's long-time refusal to sign off on the appointment of new judges to the court's appellate chamber.

World News Dad, partner plead not guilty in New Mexico toddler compound death
Author: 0 Dad, partner plead not guilty in New Mexico toddler compound death

Prosecutors have other options for pursuing charges, including seeking indictments from a grand jury. Chavez ruled that the other three defendants could be released as early as Wednesday depending on what action prosecutors take. Leveille Wahhaj wanted to confront and attack "corrupt" institutions, including a hospital in Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on August 26.

World News Chelsea Manning to be barred from entering Australia
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to be barred from entering Australia

S501 pertains to the refusal of a visa on " character grounds ", and includes provisions for things like if applicant holds a " substantial " criminal record; if they are considered (with or without a conviction) to have been involved in war crimes or "a crime that is otherwise of serious worldwide concern"; if they are considered likely to vilify a section of the Australian community; or if they are likely to cause " discord " in a section of the Australian community, among other things.

World News Germany braces for far-right protests after immigrant attacks
Author: 0 Germany braces for far-right protests after immigrant attacks

Both groups threw objects at each other, and riot police had to be called into action. Police in the city acknowledged it had not mobilised enough officers for the demonstration on Monday night, which erupted into clashes between neo-Nazis and left-wing counter-protesters, according to the dpa agency.

World News Hurricane Maria was even deadlier than Katrina, study finds
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria was even deadlier than Katrina, study finds

During a visit with island officials just weeks after the storm made landfall on Puerto Rico on September 20, Trump joked that the FEMA aid money the government had allocated for recovery efforts had " thrown our budget a little out of whack ", and downplayed the severity of the storm's impact.

World News Sudha Bharadwaj taken into custody, activists across the country raided by police
Author: 0 Sudha Bharadwaj taken into custody, activists across the country raided by police

On a day where there were three separate hearings over these arrests, Justice Chandrachud said that these dissent is safety valve of democracy. Condemnation poured in from various quarters on Tuesday as prominent civil rights activists were arrested and their homes searched across the country as Opposition parties, academicians, lawyers, students and activists joined hands against the Maharashtra police action.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning: Federal Government preparing to ban United States whistleblower from Australia

Manning was arrested in 2010 and charged with 22 offences including " aiding the enemy " (which can carry a death sentence) for leaking classified United States government documents to WikiLeaks . Manning, who has also applied to enter New Zealand for speaking events in Auckland and Wellington on September 8 and 9, is scheduled to appear in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

World News Trump says no reason to restart South Korea war games
Author: 0 Trump says no reason to restart South Korea war games

In response, it ramps up its own rhetoric, raising tensions across Northeast Asia. Besides, the President can instantly start the joint exercises again with South Korea , and Japan, if he so chooses. Pompeo's previous trip to Pyongyang , and his first since the Singapore summit, had not gone well. "They took years developing these weapons, they are not going to give them up because Donald Trump says some stuff on Twitter".

World News Russian Federation announces its largest war games since the Cold War
Author: 0 Russian Federation announces its largest war games since the Cold War

Russian Federation is gearing up for a massive military exercise in its far east in mid-September. Russia's armed forces are reckoned to have about one million personnel in total. missile system. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said it would monitor the upcoming military exercise. The massive military exercises will also involve the Chinese and Mongolian armies.

World News S. Africa's ANC withdraws land-grabbing bill
Author: 0 S. Africa's ANC withdraws land-grabbing bill

SOUTH Africa's land issue exploded into an worldwide dispute after President Cyril Ramaphosa told U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to "keep your America" in a rant akin to former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe's outbursts in 2002. The legislation, approved by the US Congress in 2000, was aimed at assisting the economies of sub-Saharan Africa and to improve economic relations between the US and the region.

World News Police search for woman spotted on doorbell video wearing restraints
Author: 0 Police search for woman spotted on doorbell video wearing restraints

The sheriff's office added that there are no mission person's reports in the area to match the description of the woman seen in the video . By the time her husband answered the door, no one was there. Lt. Spencer also said there are no women reported missing in the area. The video had more than 60,000 views as of August 28. Sheriff deputies in Montgomery are investigating a suspicious incident .

World News White House counsel will leave job in fall, Trump says
Author: 0 White House counsel will leave job in fall, Trump says

Donald Trump said Wednesday (Aug 29) that White House counsel Don McGahn would soon be leaving his post , as Special Counsel Robert Mueller - who is leading the Russian Federation election interference probe - closes in on the United States president's inner circle.

World News McConnell slows push to name building for McCain
Author: 0 McConnell slows push to name building for McCain

He's not the only one to have had a tense relationship with John McCain , ' he added. The White House flag had a more tumultuous start to the week than typical, having been lowered to half-staff on Saturday in the wake of Sen. His words of patriotism, gratitude and love of country also contained a rebuke to th president. 'We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe, ' ...

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