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World News Skripal attack: Two Russian suspects named
Author: 0 Skripal attack: Two Russian suspects named

She said that the GRU is a highly disciplined organisation with a well-established chain of command and that Petrov's and Boshirov's mission was likely approved at a senior level of the Russian state. British police have linked the poisoning of the Skripals with a case almost four months later that saw Charlie Rowley and his partner, Dawn Sturgess, hospitalised after they came into contact with the same military-grade nerve agent .

World News China warns of retaliation if USA slaps new tariffs
Author: 0 China warns of retaliation if USA slaps new tariffs

Thursday could mark perhaps the most important single day so far in the burgeoning trade war between the U.S. and China, as a consultation period over the imposition of fresh tariffs on China by the Donald Trump administration comes to an end.

World News New Mexico AG demands full disclosure on Catholic sex abuse scandal
Author: 0 New Mexico AG demands full disclosure on Catholic sex abuse scandal

In conjunction, the state's Attorney General, Barbara D. Underwood, announced a hotline, specifically for those who may have been abused by clergy in NY. She added that NY may face a similar scenario to Pennsylvania when it comes to prosecuting any cases since " many cases of abuse may not be prosecutable given New York's statutes of limitations".

World News Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries
Author: 0 Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries

The family then remembered that when they bought the house two years prior, there were a couple of what they thought were candles in the basement , left by the previous owners of the home, according to WTIC. Neither her two children nor her husband were hurt. The Connecticut State Police's bomb squad attended the scene along with state troopers, the state Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit, and Bridgeport's police and fire departments.

Author: 0 Obama campaigns for Democratic congressional candidates in California

The one-time community organizer used his notable gift of oration and implored students to get out and vote, setting up the election as a defining moment for the direction of the country. The event, a 750-person rally for seven Democrats running in districts Hillary Clinton won in 2016 but which are represented by the Republicans in the House, will officially end Obama's absence from the campaign trail, a months-long absence that has angered some Democrats who believe he is not engaging in ...

World News Sessions must probe op-ed writer
Author: 0 Sessions must probe op-ed writer

Trump said. Trump described the White House as a "well-oiled machine". The anonymous writer of the op-ed said the resistance inside Trump's administration is not the same as the resistance from the political left. Sources told the Daily Beast that the president "exploded" on Wednesday after reading the op-ed. The op-ed isn't the only thing that has sent the White House scrambling this week.

World News Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest
Author: 0 Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest

More than 800 people were killed within hours at Rabaa al-Adawiya and the capital's Nahda Square, where another sit-in was being held. The prosecution has accused the defendants of numerous security related charges including the incitement to violence, organising illegal protests, blocking roads and restriction of movement, illegally possessing weapons and the murder of citizens and police officers.

World News Meet The Trump Rally's
Author: 0 Meet The Trump Rally's "Plaid Shirt Guy"

Linfesty, who sported not just a blue plaid shirt during the Trump rally but also a sticker for the Democratic Socialists of America organization, managed to squirrel himself into a position behind the president during Friday's rally. "Before the rally, they told us that, you know, you have to be enthusiastic and be clapping and cheering for Donald Trump ". I was not trying to make those faces, those were just faces that came out when I heard what he was saying.

World News Deep magnitude 7.8 quake hits offshore from Suva, Fiji: USGS
Author: 0 Deep magnitude 7.8 quake hits offshore from Suva, Fiji: USGS

A magnitude 6.3 quake struck central Ecuador on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, although there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The natural disaster has been rated by Global tectonic reports among the largest deep focus earthquakes ever observed and was one of ten earthquakes over M 4.3 recorded in the region east of Fiji today.

World News Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh finishes confirmation hearings
Author: 0 Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh finishes confirmation hearings

He's smart. Be careful what you wish for. Democrats on the committee pressed Kavanaugh on his opinion of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, as well as his view of presidential authority. The document was partially redacted. During testimony Friday, NYU Law School professor Melissa Murray, a former law clerk to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, said Kavanaugh will provide the "necessary fifth vote that would utterly eviscerate" Roe v.

World News Russia, Iran reject calls for Syria ceasefire, backing offensive
Author: 0 Russia, Iran reject calls for Syria ceasefire, backing offensive

While it's hard to be sure of the depth of Trump's engagement on Syria policy considering his quick reversals in recent months, he was part of an effort by US officials this week to warn the Syrian regime and its allies not to use chemical weapons or target civilians as they prepare for an assault on Idlib province, the last rebel stronghold.

World News Police Respond to Active Shooter Situation in Downtown Cincinnati
Author: 0 Police Respond to Active Shooter Situation in Downtown Cincinnati

Austin is now recovering at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. 'I'm still processing the events from yesterday, the impact to the victims, to me and the community, ' she said, according to the Courier Journal . Police said there is no threat in the area. The youngest victim, 25 years old, was an engineer from India. He was at the bank's headquarters supervising an electrical project on the third floor.

World News Trump says auto tariffs would be ‘ruination’ of Canada
Author: 0 Trump says auto tariffs would be ‘ruination’ of Canada

China so far has retaliated dollar-for-dollar with tariffs of its own on USA goods but since it imports less than $200 billion in goods a year from the United States, it has run out of room to match the punitive measures. She declined to discuss specific issues under negotiation but said talks would resume Friday. President Trump's chief economic adviser recently gave his thoughts on the latest trade negotiations between the USA and a number of foreign trading partners.

World News India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling
Author: 0 India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

The bench said it is no longer an offence for LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual, intersex and queer/questioning) community to engage in consensual sex between two adults in private. "I can't find the words to express my happiness", Anjali Gopalan, founder of the Naz Foundation, a nongovernmental organization that first began mounting a challenge to Section 377 in 2001, said in the courtroom just minutes after the verdict.

World News US Warns North Korea: No Concessions Without Denuclearization
Author: 0 US Warns North Korea: No Concessions Without Denuclearization

National security advisor Chung Eui-yong also said that the leaders of North and South Korea are to meet in the capital of North Korea , Pyongyang , from September 18th to the 20th. Moon has made an end-of-war declaration an important premise of his peace agenda with North Korea. Moon seems keen to make progress in his dealings with the North but is fully aware that he needs Washington and Pyongyang to cooperate if there is to be any progress regarding issues such as the latter's ...

World News Pakistan will not fight any other country's war: PM Imran Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan will not fight any other country's war: PM Imran Khan

Pakistan's President and Prime Minister Thursday said it was imperative to find a solution to the Kashmir issue under the United Nations resolutions for peace in the region as they voiced their desire to promote mutual cooperation with other countries on the basis of equality.

World News Novichok attack: United Kingdom issues arrest warrants as Russian suspects named
Author: 0 Novichok attack: United Kingdom issues arrest warrants as Russian suspects named

Later, Prime Minister Theresa May said the men were officers in Russia's military intelligence service, the GRU, acting on orders from senior Kremlin figures, accusations Moscow has rejected as unacceptable. Ruslan Boshirov has a profile on a Russian social media site, My World, that was posted in July 2013. In a statement from the Metropolitan Police Wednesday morning, counter-terror boss Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said 250 counter-terror officers had been involved in the ...

World News Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison
Author: 0 Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

He gave false statements about his contacts to the FBI, which the FBI said impeded their investigation into the extent that Russian meddling may have worked its way into the campaign. "Judge said he believed Papadopoulos was genuinely remorseful but didn't agree to a probation sentence because he needed to send a message about the seriousness of lying to the FBI", Cheney wrote in a subsequent tweet .

World News Man shot, killed by off-duty police officer who walked into wrong apartment
Author: 0 Man shot, killed by off-duty police officer who walked into wrong apartment

A blood sample was drawn from the officer to test for alcohol and drugs. "However, as we continued the investigation it became clear that we were dealing with what appears to be much of a very unique situation", Hall said . A police officer shot and killed a neighbour after mistaking his flat for her own. The officer involved in the shooting was not hurt. Their mother, Allison, a former Permanent Secretary of the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations for St.

World News Brett Kavanaugh’s Dangerous Relationship With Race In America, Explained
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh’s Dangerous Relationship With Race In America, Explained

With no sign of any Republicans planning to vote against Kavanaugh, he seemed to be well positioned to win confirmation despite Democratic efforts to block him. He was the first administration official to testify in the Watergate hearings to Congress and was key in the investigation, as he admitted the president was directly linked with the Watergate cover-up.

World News Kim Kardashian visits the White House for a second time
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian visits the White House for a second time

The White House guest list included Kim Kardashian West; she is married to rap singer and record producer Kanye West. Chris Young was sentenced to life in prison on a three-strikes conviction. Shortly after Kardashian West's meeting with the president about Johnson , the president commuted the grandmother's sentence. "When I was talking to Chris Young , who's in prison [and] has sickle cell anemia".

World News Boris Johnson ‘Has Another Affair’, Confirms Divorce
Author: 0 Boris Johnson ‘Has Another Affair’, Confirms Divorce

The former foreign secretary was sacked from the frontbench in 2004, when the mother of an alleged mistress went public with claims of an affair. The former foreign secretary and the top barrister, both 54, confirmed their decision on Friday, after Johnson was reportedly accused of cheating on his wife once more.

Author: 0 US Cop Walks Into Apartment She Thought Was Hers, Kills Man

That was the case for Botham Shem Jean , a 26-year-old from St. Lucia who was living in Dallas. "Somebody has to be insane not to realize that they walked into the wrong apartment", said Botham Shem's mother, Allie Jean, who questioned how the situation escalated like this.

World News Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison
Author: 0 Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

District Judge Randolph D. Moss. In the interview - the first since he pleaded guilty previous year - the former campaign advisor insisted that he never alerted the Trump campaign about Russian dirt. The White House distanced itself from Papadopoulos, referring to his campaign role as nothing more than a low-level coffee boy, after his guilty plea.

Author: 0 Donald Trump threatens tariffs on $267 billion more of China goods

Trump latest tariffs threats, if he follows through, would more than cover the value of all goods the USA buys from China, according to USA government data from previous year. But 2018 Chinese imports through July were up almost 9 per cent over the same period of 2017, according to US Census Bureau data. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Friday left open the possibility of a negotiated solution to the trade dispute, but said China must show it's open to compromise.

World News Israeli Planes Target Iranian Military Positions in Syria
Author: 0 Israeli Planes Target Iranian Military Positions in Syria

Israel has been concerned at the presence of Iranian forces backing President Bashar Al-Assad in the conflict, resulting in frequent Israeli strikes against certain Syrian targets. Israel , which monitors neighbouring Syria intensively, has long alleged that Iran came to assist the Damascus government, in part, to set up a permanent garrison there, effectively forming an extended anti-Israel front with Hezbollah in Lebanon.