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World News North Korea: Joe Biden is a 'fool of low IQ'
Author: 0 North Korea: Joe Biden is a 'fool of low IQ'

US Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden runs up the steps onto the stage to begin his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidental nomination in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 18, 2019. Stopping short of an ultimatum or direct statement on future bilateral negotiations, Kim said that "everything depends on the United States" and his country will "carefully watch" Washington's next moves.

World News South Africa ex-president Zuma back in court over graft charges
Author: 0 South Africa ex-president Zuma back in court over graft charges

After years of legal challenges, the National Prosecuting Authority, in early 2018, served a fresh indictment, deciding Mr Zuma must face trial. The case against former president Jacob Zuma is a diabolic intersection between law and politics and the biased nature in which the NPA handled the case has framed Zuma in a manner that has painted him as a villain, leading to the court of public opinion vying for blood without first establishing whether he is guilty or not.

World News Trump must turn over financial records: U.S. Judge
Author: 0 Trump must turn over financial records: U.S. Judge

Trump , obviously, does not want the most-cited witness in the Mueller report to testify in front of Congress on Trump's possible abuse of power to insulate himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "The first thing we are going to do we're going to have to hold McGahn in contempt", Jerrold Nadler said. McGahn defied his subpoena on Tuesday at the direction of the White House, not appearing for a scheduled hearing.

World News Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria: Monitor
Author: 0 Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria: Monitor

The raids hit near a hospital in the town, knocking it out of service, the Britain-based monitor said. " Russia and Syria are the only countries that fly planes in the area", British Ambassador Karen Pierce told the council. In their appeal issued Friday, some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. "Since late April, this escalation in violence has reportedly killed and injured over a hundred civilians and further displaced 180,000", U.N.

World News Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed?
Author: 0 Ibiza scandal: why has Austria's government collapsed?

Austrian news agency APA reported that the FPO's ministers quit in unison on Monday. Mr Kurz had responded to the scandal on Sunday by calling early elections. "It would be nearly naive for Kurz to assume that we, the FPO, have no distrust of him following his distrust in us", Oesterreich quoted Kickl as saying.

World News Family of murdered pregnant teen demands answers from hospital
Author: 0 Family of murdered pregnant teen demands answers from hospital

Visitation will be Thursday and Friday at the Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Stickney, while the funeral will be held on Saturday at the same location. Prosecutors said Clarisa Figureoa, 46, and her daughter, Desiree Figueroa, lured Ochoa-Lopez, 19, to their home on April 23 with the promise of free baby clothes and a stroller.

World News USS Preble and HMAS Melbourne conducted FONOP in the South China Sea
Author: 0 USS Preble and HMAS Melbourne conducted FONOP in the South China Sea

In early May, the destroyer was one of two warships to sail past the Spratly Islands . President Rodrigo Duterte prefers China's offer of loans and investments in the absence of a clearer stance from the USA in the disputed sea amid growing rivalry between the two nations, Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said.

World News Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer
Author: 0 Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer

Bellace's friend Daniel Flippen, 23, filmed the video and was also arrested after posting the footage on Facebook. The red-faced dad was referring to Snapchat video showing Bryan Bellace allegedly urinating on a memorial in Mays Landing for Christian Clopp , who died in February 2012 from a brain tumor.

World News Adidas, Nike, Puma say new tariffs on China would be ‘catastrophic’
Author: 0 Adidas, Nike, Puma say new tariffs on China would be ‘catastrophic’

The U.S. imposed import taxes of 25 per cent on Canadian steel and 10 per cent on aluminum a year ago as a pressure tactic when negotiations on a new North American free-trade agreement got hard. Curbing state subsidies has proven a more hard issue. In Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said he didn't know what Trump was talking about.

World News Rising Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg comes to Wynwood
Author: 0 Rising Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg comes to Wynwood

He wrote: "Hard to believe that @FoxNews is wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him". Last week, Warren, a Democrat from MA, said in a series of Twitter posts that appearing on Fox would help the network burnish its reputation as a legitimate news organization, and expand its audience for advertising purposes.

World News Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument
Author: 0 Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber spotted on monument

Police do not yet know why he began his ascent up the iron beams, a source told AFP . An unidentified official said that police personnel have communicated with the climber but are yet to ascertain his motive. Police prevent tourists from entering the area surrounding the attraction. The official said the man was "under control and out of danger" Monday night.

World News Tornadoes and severe weather rip through the Plains
Author: 0 Tornadoes and severe weather rip through the Plains

The service said: "The risk will be particularly high across central and north central Oklahoma where some areas will receive more than 5 inches of rainfall". "On top of emergency crews trying to fix power lines and other damage from the tornado", the department said, "the roads are now flooding due to the intense rain".

World News Iranian threats 'put on hold', says United States defence chief
Author: 0 Iranian threats 'put on hold', says United States defence chief

Shanahan said he's confident they have deterred attacks against American forces "based on our reposturing of assets". Asked whether he believed the IRGC was behind the attacks, Pompeo said, "We haven't formed a definitive conclusion that we can speak about publicly, but given all the regional conflicts that we have seen over the past decade and the shape of these attacks, it seems like it's quite possible that Iran was behind these, and we'll continue to develop the situation".

World News Extreme wildfire danger in Slave Lake, Alberta
Author: 0 Extreme wildfire danger in Slave Lake, Alberta

Meanwhile, an out-of-control wildfire about 25 kilometres southwest of High Level that covers 25,000 hectares was expected to grow Sunday due to strong wind gusts from the southeast. "The situation is being constantly monitored and any changes in the condition of the wildfire will be posted on the Town of High Level Website and the Alberta Wildfire Website ", reads the website.

World News Walmart price hike blamed on Trump’s higher tariffs
Author: 0 Walmart price hike blamed on Trump’s higher tariffs

Buttigieg said . Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. China and the United States have failed to reach a temporary truce in their trade war. Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette also sounded a similar alarm, saying another round of tariffs would nearly certainly hit consumers in their pocketbooks.

World News Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is 'impeachable'
Author: 0 Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is 'impeachable'

In so doing the authors fail to focus on the real situation and issue; namely: that the entire Mueller Report, with some redactions, has already been given to the public, including Congress. Amash said "contrary to Barr's portrayal", Trump's actions "meet the threshold for impeachment" and that anyone without the unique legal protections of the presidency would be facing an indictment.

World News India stocks soar as polls point to Modi election win
Author: 0 India stocks soar as polls point to Modi election win

Priyanka's message comes after most exit polls in the country predicted a comfortable majority for the BJP-led NDA alliance. "These exit polls have given a high level of comfort for investors and the governmental policies initiated in the first term will only gain momentum", said Amar Singh of Angel Broking.

World News Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production as USA tensions heighten
Author: 0 Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production as USA tensions heighten

One key lawmaker, Sen. "It is clear that over the last several weeks Iran has attacked pipelines and ships of other nations and created threat streams against American interests in Iraq", Graham said . Last week, Trump had appeared to be backing away from his apparently hawkish stance against Iran, saying he would be open to talks. Mr Trump added that if Iran called, "We would certainly negotiate, I only want them to call if they're ready".

World News Austria to launch early elections
Author: 0 Austria to launch early elections

On Saturday, Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz dissolved his coalition government after a video emerged of a far-right coalition leader promising government contracts to a Russian woman who alleged she was the niece of an oligarch close to Vladimir Putin.

World News First storm of 2019 hurricane season may form east of Florida tonight
Author: 0 First storm of 2019 hurricane season may form east of Florida tonight

But it does take a name off the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season list, meaning the next tropical storm that develops in the Atlantic will be called Barry. The estimated minimum central pressure is 29.74 inches. "This breaks the old record of named storm formations prior to 1 June in four consecutive years set in 1951-1954", Klotzbach said in a tweet.

World News New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament
Author: 0 New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament

Even before he disbanded the Supreme Rada, which had been one of his campaign promises, the 41-year-old Zelenskiy had upended the traditions of Ukrainian politics. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who won 73 per cent of the vote last month, justified his contentious decision on the grounds that the legislature, controlled by allies of the man he defeated, is riddled with self-enrichment.

World News Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism
Author: 0 Christchurch attacker charged with terrorism

In a statement , Bush said police met with victim's families and survivors of the shootings at two Christchurch mosques on March 15 "to inform them of the new charges. The charge was the first under New Zealand's terrorism suppression legislation, introduced in 2002, after the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States.

World News Trump Trashes Fox News, Chris Wallace on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump Trashes Fox News, Chris Wallace on Twitter

Paul Rudd parodied 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on the season finale of " Saturday Night Live ". "And if you say, 'What, me worry?' right now I'll give you $10", he quipped in reference to the big-eared character's catchphrase. "Fox News has invited me to do a town hall, but I'm turning them down", she posted.

Author: 0 Beijing denounces USA warship sail-by in South China Sea

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has accused the United States of violating Chinese sovereignty as a U.S. destroyer sailed in the South China Sea against the backdrop of spiralling tension between the world's two largest economies. think tank showed. He also pointed out China urges the U.S.to immediately stop such provocations and show its respect through concrete actions to regional countries' efforts to safeguard peace and stability in the South China Sea.

World News Egypt explosion: Tourist bus targeted near Giza Pyramids - at least 16 injured
Author: 0 Egypt explosion: Tourist bus targeted near Giza Pyramids - at least 16 injured

There are no reports of deaths in the blast so far. A spokesman for Meryland Tours, which was renting the bus from Dominant Travels, said the injuries were not serious and believes there were no Britons on board. Egyptian security forces are waging a counter insurgency campaign against militants, some with links to Islamic State group, that is focussed in the north of the Sinai Peninsula.

World News No Chance of Passing Brexit Bill by End-July, Says Labour's Corbyn
Author: 0 No Chance of Passing Brexit Bill by End-July, Says Labour's Corbyn

The Prime Minister attended a meeting of the 1922 Committee - an influential group of Tory backbenchers - this morning, which discussed her departure. Boris Johnson , who declared his intention to stand on Thursday, claimed pole position in the race for the succession with a survey for " The Times " finding he is the preferred leader of 39pc of party members, against 13pc for Dominic Raab and 9pc for Michael Gove.

World News Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during walkabout
Author: 0 Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during walkabout

The "milkshaking" of Nigel Farage on Monday was the latest in a series of milk-based protests against far right political figures in the United Kingdom, with "lactose the intolerant" the latest evolution of a long-standing British slapstick tradition of throwing eggs and custard pies at politicians.

World News US Media REVEALS Trump's Strategy 'Playbook' Amid Escalation With Iran
Author: 0 US Media REVEALS Trump's Strategy 'Playbook' Amid Escalation With Iran

However, the tweet came after a rocket landed less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night. Overnight Sunday, Trump took to Twitter to warn Iran not to threaten the USA or it will face its "official end". Although the United States president recently indicated that talks are possible, his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani has stated that "today is not the time for negotiations at all", claiming that ...

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