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World News Passengers escape after plane skids off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida
Author: 0 Passengers escape after plane skids off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida

Again, all authorities involved say everyone onboard the plane survived the crash. The airplane was a 737 passenger plane with about 150 people on board, a source told First Coast News. Curry said that fire and rescue were on the scene and working to contain any contamination into the river. The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was not a commercial flight but a Defense Department contract flight from Guantanamo Bay .

World News Korea fires short-range missiles into East Sea
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North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament.

World News Cops: 'Hero' 8-Year-Old Saves Sister From Kidnapper
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Coburn hung onto the auto until it accelerated at a high rate of speed and forced her to let go, police said. Police allege it only took "10 seconds after she got out of the car" for Dalvir Singh to jump into the driver's seat and begin to drive away with the children in the back seats.

World News Trump says he and Putin discussed
Author: 0 Trump says he and Putin discussed "Russian hoax" hour-long conversation

Moscow denies violating it and has accused Washington of being in non-compliance. Trump also raised with Putin the issue of getting North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. "That's why we've taken a whole-of-government approach". The U.S. has been pressuring Maduro to abdicate control to Juan Guaido , whom the U.S. and dozens of other countries recognize as the rightful leader.

World News Trump sues banks to stop Congress accessing his financial records
Author: 0 Trump sues banks to stop Congress accessing his financial records

The bank became the primary bank lender to Trump's businesses in the 1990s, at a time when other Wall Street firms had blacklisted him. "The congressional case, brought by about 200 Democrats, extends beyond the hotel and provides a potential new avenue for the president's challengers to gain access to a broader array of Trump's closely held finances".

World News ‘Trump Eats Your Soul in Small Bites' Says James Comey
Author: 0 ‘Trump Eats Your Soul in Small Bites' Says James Comey

However, he said he didn't promise to do that, because it is "not our job to render conclusive factual findings". Comey was critical of Attorney General William Barr , who testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday about Robert Mueller's Russian Federation report, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who is resigning from his post next week.

World News Maduro calls on Venezuela military to fight 'any coup'
Author: 0 Maduro calls on Venezuela military to fight 'any coup'

A Spanish government spokeswoman said Madrid had no intention of turning him over to Venezuelan authorities. The Muslim member of Congress is one of the few Democrats who are speaking out against the USA efforts to recognize Juan Guaido as the democratic and constitutional interim president in Venezuela.

World News William Barr besieged by allegations of being President Trump's protector
Author: 0 William Barr besieged by allegations of being President Trump's protector

While she said Democrats "have every reason to" find Barr in contempt, they should "not let Barr be the big shiny object that diverts people's attention from the two major findings of the Mueller report ". "The attorney general of the United States of America was not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States", she told reporters. In his letter to Barr , Mueller wrote, "The summary letter the Department sent to Congress and released to the public late in the afternoon of ...

World News Trump on McGahn Testifying Before Congress: 'It's Done'
Author: 0 Trump on McGahn Testifying Before Congress: 'It's Done'

Even as Democratic lawmakers accused the Trump administration of a growing attack on US democracy and the authority of Congress, the White House showed no sign of backing down. The White House signaled little appetite to cooperate. Flood's letter said the Mueller report itself suffers from "an extraordinary legal defect".

World News Man falls into Hawaii volcano crater after climbing safety railing
Author: 0 Man falls into Hawaii volcano crater after climbing safety railing

A tourist visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has lost his footing and fallen into the crater of the Kilauea volcano. This saw a collapse of the Kilauea summit, with the crater nearly doubling in size. "Visitors should never cross safety barriers, especially around unsafe and destabilized cliff edges", said Chief Ranger John Broward. The eruption sequence that began last May was the most destructive in recent memory, spewing 320,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools' worth of lava ...

World News Local Elections: Winners and losers
Author: 0 Local Elections: Winners and losers

Labour did still win three seats in the election with new councillors Amy Prince in Jesmond and Helen Howson in Victoria, while Coun Jim Lindridge retained his seat in Fens & Rossmere. Almost three years since the United Kingdom voted 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the European Union , there is still no agreement among British politicians about when, how or even if the divorce should take place.

World News The new Washington brawl: Barr versus Mueller
Author: 0 The new Washington brawl: Barr versus Mueller

The California Democrat then tweeted: "Attorney General Barr's decision to mislead the public in his testimony to Congress was not a technicality - it was a crime". Mr. Mueller worked for Mr. Barr, and that was the proper time to offer suggestions or disagree. The goal: Suggest that the attorney general acted inappropriately and obscured the real conclusions of the special counsel's report.

World News Sudanese protest leaders, army rulers resume talks
Author: 0 Sudanese protest leaders, army rulers resume talks

Demonstrators have already called the military council headed by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan "a copycat of the toppled regime". "The military council is not serious about handing over power to civilians ", said Mohamed Naji al-Assam, a leader of the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) spearheading the protests.

World News Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal
Author: 0 Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal

He announced Pugh's resignation at a news conference Thursday afternoon. Catherine E. Pugh is out as mayor of Baltimore, Maryland. "Baltimore City can now begin to move forward". The decision comes exactly one week after Federal Bureau of Investigation and IRS agents raided the mayor's home and City Hall offices. The FBI confirmed to CBS News, the BBC's United States affiliate, that it was working with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), America's tax-collection agency, on the inquiry ...

World News White House wants $4.5 billion in emergency border funding
Author: 0 White House wants $4.5 billion in emergency border funding

Undocumented immigrants wait in a holding cell at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement processing center in April 2018 at the U.S. Federal Building in NY. And the final $178 million would be used for mission support, including technology upgrades. More than 103,000 migrants crossed the southern border in April.

World News Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wish Princess Charlotte happy birthday
Author: 0 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wish Princess Charlotte happy birthday

Charlotte's younger brother Louis celebrated his first birthday two weeks ago, two days after the 93rd birthday of Queen Elizabeth , the world's oldest monarch. Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born on May 2, 2015 at 08:34am at the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington. Charlotte is fourth in line for the throne.

World News Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley
Author: 0 Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley

In a major victory for India, Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad ( JeM) chief Masood Azhar was on Wednesday declared as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council. He said the listing of Masood had been under consideration in the Sanctions Committee for several years (since 2009). Beijing put the hold on the proposal on March 13, scuttling yet another attempt to blacklist the JeM chief.

World News Steve Moore ‘bummed out’ over Fed board withdrawal
Author: 0 Steve Moore ‘bummed out’ over Fed board withdrawal

In an interview published an hour earlier on Bloomberg News , Moore said he was " all in " despite objections from some Republican senators about his nomination. John Thune of South Dakota, had said Wednesday that Moore "has issues" in the Senate, which must confirm any nominees for the Fed's board. Finance heavyweights from Warren Buffett to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell have denounced MMT, while billionaire investor Ray Dalio and some Wall Street economists have expressed support for aspects ...

World News Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, other far-right figures
Author: 0 Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, other far-right figures

The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its United Kingdom editor Paul Joseph Watson and ex-Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos of hate speech . In Jones's case, he hosted McInnes on his show late last year and promoted him on Instagram earlier this year. It has taken action against these figures and others because Facebook considers them "dangerous", per a definition in Facebook's Community Guidelines.

World News Indonesian president announces plans to move capital city from Jakarta
Author: 0 Indonesian president announces plans to move capital city from Jakarta

Half of the flood-prone capital is below sea level and it continues to sink at an alarming rate; one World Bank report found that Jakarta could be 40cm to 60cm lower in 2025 than it was in 2008. Before the Cabinet meeting, Widodo said other countries such as Malaysia, South Korea and Brazil set up new capitals as part of their development as nations.

World News Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak
Author: 0 Church of Scientology owned cruise ship quarantined after outbreak

NBC News , citing a St. Lucia Coast Guard sergeant, reported the boat in question is named Freewinds , which is the name of a 440-foot vessel owned and operated by the Church of Scientology . On Wednesday, the chief medical officer on the island of St. Lucia confirmed that the Ministry of Health was investigating a possible case of measles aboard a cruise ship now docked in one of its ports.

World News 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors
Author: 0 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors

Rains were still pounding parts of northern Mozambique on Tuesday, several days after Cyclone Kenneth, while the United Nations said aid workers faced "an incredibly hard situation" in reaching thousands of survivors. The government agencies and several global NGOs intensified their relief operations in the submerged areas. Northern Mozambique is not as populated as Beira, where Idai had hit, and the region struck by Kenneth has not had intense rains in recent days, which has further ...

World News Drug trafficking: China sentences Canadian national to death
Author: 0 Drug trafficking: China sentences Canadian national to death

One of them includes a Canadian who's been identified as "Fan Wei" and sentenced to death . Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says that she is concerned about the "cruel and inhumane" death sentence China has issued to a Canadian involved in an worldwide drug operation.

World News Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system
Author: 0 Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system

As was announced earlier, Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems may be installed in the south and west of Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a U.S. The United States argued that Russian missiles on Turkish territory could gain valuable intelligence on the technical systems of the USA -made stealth F-35 jets expected to be delivered to Ankara in November.

World News EMS Says 2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Shooting At UNC Charlotte
Author: 0 EMS Says 2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Shooting At UNC Charlotte

The two students who were killed are Ellis Parlier , 19, of Midland, and Riley Howell , 21, of Waynesville, the school announced Wednesday, according to the News & Observer . She said she panicked: "We had no idea where he was.so we were just expecting them at any moment coming into the classroom". On Wednesday night, thousands of students and others thronged the school's basketball arena for a campus vigil.

World News Thailand’s king appoints his consort as queen
Author: 0 Thailand’s king appoints his consort as queen

Footage from the wedding ceremony was later shown on the nightly royal news segment aired on all Thai television channels. She is reported to be 40 years old and to have previously worked as a flight attendant for Thai Airways International.

World News President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees
Author: 0 President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees

As part of the memo , Trump is giving officials 90 days to come up with new regulations to ensure that applications are adjudicated within 180 days of filing, except under exceptional circumstances. The directive is one of many immigration measures by Trump that's leading to court battles. Trump orders asylum-seekers to pay application... This is combined with the catastrophic social and political conditions in Central America caused by a century of United States imperialist ...

World News Australia's One Nation politician Steve Dickson resigns over strip club footage
Author: 0 Australia's One Nation politician Steve Dickson resigns over strip club footage

Just weeks after forcefully defending Dickson amid that scandal, veteran firebrand politician Hanson was forced to jettison her ally. "And it's quite evident in this election", she told A Current Affair on Tuesday. I hope people see through this. "He is deeply upset about this". "I am both a mother of three boys and the only female leader of a political party in this country.

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