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World News London Mayor Sadiq Khan's Bikini-Clad Balloon Takes Flight, Here's Why
Author: 0 London Mayor Sadiq Khan's Bikini-Clad Balloon Takes Flight, Here's Why

Around 3,400 people have donated 58,182 pounds for the balloon stunt, aimed at removing Khan as mayor at the next local election in 2020 over what organisers claim is his poor record on cutting crime in the British capital. An inflatable caricature balloon of Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan is released over Parliament Square in London , Saturday, Sept. 1. Other early supporters included Katie Hopkins and American anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller.

World News Trump poised to impose more tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump poised to impose more tariffs on China

The two parties met in July and the handshake was meant to spare the European Union from Trump's trade war threats after Trump initiated tariffs on steel and aluminium imported from the EU. Such an escalation of the trade conflict could shave as much as 0.3 percentage point off China's output growth next year. US stocks closed mixed in thin trading as the Trump administration and Canada were said to plan on resuming trade talks next week after discussions Friday ended with no deal.

World News American Tourists Stabbed in Amsterdam
Author: 0 American Tourists Stabbed in Amsterdam

In this image made from video, Dutch police officers stand near the scene of a stabbing attack near the central daily station in Amsterdam , the Netherlands, Friday Aug. A while later he saw another man lying on the ground nearby, he said. After all, you are at Amsterdam Central Station. Amsterdam city officials issued the statement on motive in Dutch Saturday evening, which Dutch News reported .

World News The subtle digs at President Trump during John McCain's funeral
Author: 0 The subtle digs at President Trump during John McCain's funeral

Bush , who defeated McCain for the Republican Party nomination in 2000, underscored McCain's courage, honesty and sense of honour. "His death seems to have reminded the American people that these values are what makes us a great nation, not the tribal partisanship and personal attack politics that have recently characterized our life, " said Lieberman, who McCain once considered as his vice presidential running mate.

World News McCain's casket arrives at US Capitol Rotunda
Author: 0 McCain's casket arrives at US Capitol Rotunda

Inside, former military members in shorts and T-shirts saluted. John McCain , R-Ariz, is remembered for his service to the nation. McCain's son, Jimmy, will read the poem "The Requiem". A hearse carrying Sen. "John and I stood shoulder to shoulder on some of the most important issues to each of us, and we also disagreed entirely on huge subjects that helped define our careers", McConnell said in remembrance of McCain.

World News Police evacuate Yorkdale Mall following gunshots
Author: 0 Police evacuate Yorkdale Mall following gunshots

Yorkdale remained closed for the rest of the day to allow for police to investigate. The mall is expected to re-open at 10AM on Friday. "People were panicked, they didn't get any information". In the commotion, everyone scattered. "There became a exiguous girl who became just correct clenched onto me", she talked about. "Next time, we'll think twice before visiting", he said.

World News Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'
Author: 0 Donald Trump blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department for 'not doing their job'

Joe Donnelly, saying the vulnerable Democrat is "not going to vote for us on anything". The Irish Labour leader Brendan Howlin said that his party would strongly oppose the visit. Only moments before, a Trump aide had physically blocked the lens of a press photographer to prevent him from taking a photo of a protestor. But flipping the Senate remains a much tougher prospect, given that 10 incumbents are running in states Trump won.

World News Iranian minister visits Pakistan but support from Islamabad likely to be limited
Author: 0 Iranian minister visits Pakistan but support from Islamabad likely to be limited

The two dignitaries are expected in Islamabad for a one-day visit on September 5. Prime Minister also extended invitation to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Pakistan . But Khan has inherited a host of problems at home and overseas, including a brewing currency crisis and fraying relations with Pakistan's historic ally, the United States.

World News South Korea's Moon to send special envoy to North Korea next week
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon to send special envoy to North Korea next week

The special envoy will also discuss "establishing peace", advancing inter-Korean ties, and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Reuters reported , citing a spokesman for South Korea's presidential Blue House. Despite signs of mounting tension between the U.S. and North Korea, South Korea's top envoy in Washington deflected concerns that the two nations might lose the momentum for dialogue.

World News Bobi Wine cleared to travel, Zaake still in the country
Author: 0 Bobi Wine cleared to travel, Zaake still in the country

Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, appeared on crutches during Monday's court appearance. Ssentamu had been stopped Thursday night while trying to board a US -bound flight at the Entebbe airport and was checked into a hospital in the capital, Kampala , in a "worrying condition", according to his lawyer, Asuman Basalirwa.

World News Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison
Author: 0 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe taken to hospital after panic attacks in Iranian prison

Her health has suffered, her husband Richard Ratcliffe told British newspaper The Telegraph , since she returned to prison on Sunday after a rare short-term release to see her family. "I wasn't expecting it at all when it was mentioned two weeks ago", she was quoted as saying by the campaign. Nazanin was forced to go back to prison at the weekend after the authorities refused to extend her three-day leave.

World News Donetsk café bomb attack kills pro-Russian rebel leader
Author: 0 Donetsk café bomb attack kills pro-Russian rebel leader

Russian Federation is believed to have supplied a mobile Buk missile launcher that a team of worldwide investigators claims shot down a Malaysian passenger jet while flying over rebel territory in 2014, killing all 209 people aboard. Mr Zakharchenko, 42, had been leader since 2014, the year that parts of eastern Ukraine dominated by Russian Federation seceded, leading to a bloody struggle with government troops that continues sporadically today.

World News China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US
Author: 0 China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US

The planned trip on Wednesday comes amid growing worry over the slow pace of getting North Korea to end its nuclear program following President Donald Trump's Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June. nationals there. Then, on Wednesday, Mr Trump accused China of undermining USA efforts to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear weapons.

World News Putin tells Russians he is softening unpopular pension…
Author: 0 Putin tells Russians he is softening unpopular pension…

The televised address marked an extraordinary occasion when Putin apparently felt compelled to explain a major policy decision to the public, reflecting the contentious nature of the retirement reforms. Many complained that they would likely die before they could retire , since life expectancy in many Russian regions is below the national average of 66 for men and 77 for women.

World News Homeless man row: United States couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money
Author: 0 Homeless man row: United States couple ordered to hand over Johnny Bobbitt money

The GoFundMe post raised more than $400,000 for Bobbit. Ms McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, started a GoFundMe to pay back his kindness, eventually raising more than $US400,000. The Inquirer also said Bobbitt wondered how McClure paid for a new BMW and went on vacations to California, Florida and Las Vegas. She also granted a request made by Bobbitt's attorneys to prohibit the couple from using the money for "any purposes other than to directly benefit Bobbitt".

World News John McCain Lies in State at U.S. Capitol for Final Farewell
Author: 0 John McCain Lies in State at U.S. Capitol for Final Farewell

Former vice-president Joe Biden , a Democrat, and others provided a preview of the tributes to come. Speaking directly to McCain's family, he said he knows this loss is all-consuming. He made it clear to family and friends that he wanted Democratic former vice-president Joe Biden , Mr Bush and Mr Obama to speak - but that Mr Trump was not welcome.

World News Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say
Author: 0 Lawyer was told Russian Federation had 'Trump over a barrel,' sources say

Ohr told the House Oversight Committee that at that meeting, Steele recalled how Russian intelligence believed they had significant leverage over Trump, saying they had him "over a barrel". Ohr held two titles at DOJ: associate deputy attorney general, a post that placed him four doors down from his boss, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein; and director of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF), a program described by the department as "the centerpiece of the attorney ...

World News U.S. will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'
Author: 0 U.S. will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

The United States has cut funding to a UN agency that supports Palestinian refugees, saying its business model and fiscal practices were an "irredeemably flawed operation". The US is the largest single donor to UNRWA, covering one-third-give or take-of the agency's $1.1 billion annual budget for 2017. That move - a reversal of longtime USA policy - led Palestinian leadership to boycott Washington's peace efforts.

World News Liberal Democrats, Trump Loyalists, and Women Win in US Nominating Contests
Author: 0 Liberal Democrats, Trump Loyalists, and Women Win in US Nominating Contests

Meanwhile, on Fox News, DeSantis called Gillum an "articulate" candidate, but said "the last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting this state". "In the governor's race, there is massive gender gap with Gillum leading among women by 21 and DeSantis leading among men by 13", Ulvert noted. DeSantis said the Bernie Sanders- and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-endorsed Gillum would make Florida take a "turn to ...

World News Sessions' Job Is Safe At Least Until Midterms
Author: 0 Sessions' Job Is Safe At Least Until Midterms

Trump would force him out. In a Thursday interview with Bloomberg , the commander in chief said he'd keep Sessions until the November elections, but offered no hints as to what his job status will be after that point. Senator Lindsey Graham , who is close to Trump and a defender of Sessions, said last week he believed Trump would appoint a new attorney general but should wait until the elections, in which Republicans are seeking to maintain control of both the House of Representatives and ...

World News Kenya President recalls Boris Johnson as 'bicycle guy'
Author: 0 Kenya President recalls Boris Johnson as 'bicycle guy'

Even if May herself hadn't visited Kenya until now, then-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did so a year ago. The prime minister is travelling with a large business delegation. "We are not going out there with a begging bowl, but to partner with those who are willing to come along with us", he said. "Yes, it has been 30 years, but I don't want to dwell on the past - we want to look to the future", Kenyatta said.

World News Hospital expecting more patients from New Mexico bus crash
Author: 0 Hospital expecting more patients from New Mexico bus crash

The crash happened Thursday afternoon near the town of Thoreau in western New Mexico. "We are fully cooperating with local authorities and will also complete an investigation of our own", Booker said. All but six people on the bus were taken to area hospitals, said Wilson, who said the death toll was expected to rise. "Officers and EMS teams are still working the scene actively", state police tweeted.

World News Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal
Author: 0 Veteran UK Labour Party lawmaker quits, citing anti-Semitism scandal

In recent times Mr Field has disagreed with his Labour peers, as one of three Labour MPs to oppose a vote held on July 17, 2018, as to whether the United Kingdom should remain in the customs union in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In July his local party passed a no confidence motion against him after he sided with Theresa May in Brexit votes. The issue alone compels me to resign the whip.

World News Calif. man arrested on charges of threatening Globe employees
Author: 0 Calif. man arrested on charges of threatening Globe employees

Chain is accused of making threatening phone calls to the Globe's newsroom immediately after the daily publication announced on August 10 that it was requesting that other newspapers around the country publish a coordinated editorial response to political attacks on the media.

World News U.S. Justice Department backs discrimination suit against Harvard
Author: 0 U.S. Justice Department backs discrimination suit against Harvard

The filing said that Harvard "uses a vague "personal rating" that harms Asian-American applicants' chances for admission and may be infected with racial bias; engages in unlawful racial balancing; and has never seriously considered race-neutral alternatives in its more than 45 years of using race to make admissions decisions."...

World News Cat-astrophe as New Zealand village plans feline ban
Author: 0 Cat-astrophe as New Zealand village plans feline ban

A small town in New Zealand found itself at the center of a national debate between conservations and cat lovers on Wednesday, when a regional council announced plans to make the town of Omaui in the country's Southland region completely cat-free.

Author: 0 Trump renews attack against technology companies

Whatever may be the underlying reason, with Donald Trump going all out on Google it appears that war on Google will continue to move forward. Google's statement is supported by records on the internet-archive website Wayback Machine, which shows that the search engine indeed promoted live coverage of Trump's State of the Union address this year.

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