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World News Korean Envoy in Wartime Labor Dispute
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Japan instituted the export controls on July 4 as a punitive measure after investigations determined that South Korean companies had been exporting potentially risky materials with a critical lack of government oversight. Police and fire officials both declined to comment on possible motivations, citing the fact that investigations were ongoing. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador, Nam Gwan-pyo, a day after the expiry of Japan's deadline for South Korea to ...

World News Trump to nominate son of Justice Scalia for labor secretary
Author: 0 Trump to nominate son of Justice Scalia for labor secretary

In a tweet on Thursday evening, Trump praised Scalia's experience as a lawyer "with great experience working with labour and everyone else". He will be a "great member" of the administration, Trump said. Scalia previously served as the Labor Department's top lawyer. With Acosta out, many Republicans believed Patrick Pizzella, Acosta's deputy, would get the nod, that is, if Donald Trump even got around to making a new nomination.

World News In El Chapo's home state, Mexicans bemoan his punishment far from home
Author: 0 In El Chapo's home state, Mexicans bemoan his punishment far from home

The trial witnesses, who included some of Guzman's top lieutenants, a communications engineer and a onetime mistress, described how he built a sophisticated organization resembling a multinational corporation. He said Cogan failed to thoroughly investigate claims of juror misconduct in the case. His lawyers have said they intend to appeal against the guilty verdict.

World News KRG police identify perpetrator in Erbil attack
Author: 0 KRG police identify perpetrator in Erbil attack

Turkey regards these groups - including the PKK, which fought with United States troops against ISIS - as terrorists. Kurdish security members are seen near a restaurant where Turkish diplomats and Turkish consulate employee were killed in Erbil, Iraq July 17, 2019.

World News Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths
Author: 0 Dutch state partly liable for Srebrenica deaths

The Mothers of Srebenica is an umbrella group formed by families and loved ones who say Dutch U.N. peacekeeping troops didn't do everything they could to prevent Muslim men from being murdered by Bosnian Serbs led by Ratko Mladic , the "butcher of Bosnia" who was convicted of genocide and war crimes in 2017.

World News Strong natural disaster hits near Athens, causes panic among residents
Author: 0 Strong natural disaster hits near Athens, causes panic among residents

The fire department rescued dozens of people trapped in elevators in the capital, state broadcaster ERT said. Otherwise, there was no reported serious damage or injuries immediately after the quake. "But we need more time and data to have a clear picture". One woman was lightly injured by falling plaster, reports said, and at least two abandoned buildings in the capital had collapsed, a government spokesman said.

World News Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media
Author: 0 Judge bans political strategist Roger Stone from social media

She justified the social media ban by claiming Stone broke the terms of a court-imposed gag order by posting on social media and reaching out to a BuzzFeed reporter to speak about his case. Stone's legal team has aggressively fought the case against him. While most defendants normally look to avoid the government's ire, Stone has regularly thumbed his nose at the prosecution with Instagram posts to tens of thousands of followers that denigrate the Mueller investigation.

World News No manhole, manmade: Berkeley bans gender-specific words
Author: 0 No manhole, manmade: Berkeley bans gender-specific words

In an effort to make Berkeley more inclusive for its non-binary residents, the city council voted Tuesday night to make the language more gender neutral, following a city clerk review that found that the municipal code primarily contained masculine pronouns .

World News London 'concerned' by mental state of woman held in Iran
Author: 0 London 'concerned' by mental state of woman held in Iran

She was arrested in April 2016 at a Tehran airport as she headed back to Britain with her daughter after a family visit and was sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran's clerical establishment. Richard Ratcliffe continues his hunger strike outside the Iranian embassy in London. The Prime Minister's official spokesman also told a Westminster briefing: "We are extremely concerned about Nazanin's welfare and call for her immediate release, and we ...

World News Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China
Author: 0 Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China

Payne said earlier that Australia was informed on Friday that Yang had been transferred to criminal detention. Feng, who was detained for two weeks in 2017 while visiting China to research human rights lawyers, said on Thursday Australia should work with other countries including the United States and Britain to stop China for taking such retaliation against other nations' citizens.

World News Iran's Revolutionary Guards seize 'foreign tanker'
Author: 0 Iran's Revolutionary Guards seize 'foreign tanker'

The seizure comes amid heightened tensions between the USA and Iran amid the breakdown of the nuclear deal that led the regime to exceed the threshold of low-enriched uranium stockpile as agreed upon in the 2015 accord. policies on Iran and supports the maximum pressure campaign of sanctions imposed by the Trump administration since the USA unilaterally pulled out of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.

World News Iran breaches of nuclear deal not yet significant, says EU
Author: 0 Iran breaches of nuclear deal not yet significant, says EU

Britain, France and Germany - the three European parties to the deal - on Sunday issued a joint statement calling for dialogue to resolve the crisis. "Every route the Americans have taken has led to defeat", Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that Iran has stood firm against U.S.

World News Governor sets new deadline after JD(S)-Congress delay Karnataka trust vote
Author: 0 Governor sets new deadline after JD(S)-Congress delay Karnataka trust vote

On Wednesday, Kumaraswamy issued whip to all 37 MLAs of JD (S) including three rebel legislators Narayana Gowda, Gopalaiah and H Vishwanath to be present in the Assembly at the time of trust vote. Events have shown that even the role of the Speaker has been put under jeopardy by some legislators. In nearly a similar case in Uttarakhand, under Article 175 (2) of the Constitution, the Governor, Dr.

World News Mexican president does not expect rise in violence after El Chapo sentencing
Author: 0 Mexican president does not expect rise in violence after El Chapo sentencing

The former head of the Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years on Wednesday by a US court. During his three-month trial in NY, jurors heard evidence from 56 government witnesses, who described the cartel boss beating, shooting and even burying alive those who crossed him, including informants and rival gang members.

World News Sudan's military rulers, Opposition sign power-sharing accord
Author: 0 Sudan's military rulers, Opposition sign power-sharing accord

The agreement came amidst widespread protests demanding a civilian goverment three months after long-term president Omar al-Bashir was ousted. The RSF has faced further fury after the protest movement accused its members of being responsible for the deaths of six civilians since Saturday, including one allegedly shot dead and another who was reportedly tortured.

World News Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Says Tehran Has Not Lost Any Drones
Author: 0 Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Says Tehran Has Not Lost Any Drones

Britain said the tanker was not British-flagged. "We continue to urge the Iranian authorities to de-escalate the situation in the region". "This is not going to stop, the situation being what it is, we will be there for the foreseeable future", said an official with knowledge of naval deployments.

World News 12 dead in Taliban attack on police headquarters
Author: 0 12 dead in Taliban attack on police headquarters

A coordinated attack by Taliban militants claimed the lives of at least 10 people in Kandahar city. Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes in Rawza area of Ghazni city killing four Taliban militants, Afghan (Khaama Press) Agency reported.

World News Another Royal Caribbean Ship Skips Puerto Rico Call Due To Protests
Author: 0 Another Royal Caribbean Ship Skips Puerto Rico Call Due To Protests

The reported messages between Rosselló and several close aids contain vulgar jokes about women, members of the LGBTQ community, disabled people and victims of Hurricane Maria. "After all, if you did, you would be passing judgement on yourself". "Due to the ongoing civil unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico , we have canceled Harmony of the Seas' call to San Juan".

World News Israelis arrested over alleged rape of British woman in Cyprus resort town
Author: 0 Israelis arrested over alleged rape of British woman in Cyprus resort town

Ayia Napa has a reputation for being a party town, with booze cruises and pub crawls. Due to some of the suspects being minors, the court proceedings were conducted behind closed doors in accordance with Cypriot law. Mr Habaris said he wasn't aware of any police mistreatment of the suspects, but police should fully investigate any such allegations. The Jerusalem Post reported that three of the 12 Israelis have admitted to having consensual sex with the woman in question, while the ...

World News Southwest’s timeline for Boeing 737 MAX pushed back, affecting Sacramento passengers
Author: 0 Southwest’s timeline for Boeing 737 MAX pushed back, affecting Sacramento passengers

The assumptions behind the accounting charge also provided a glimpse of Boeing's recovery plan for its best-selling jet, which crashed twice in a five-month span and engulfed the U.S. But the fuller picture of how much the grounding will cost Boeing, and how it plans to fix its image with the flying public, was not expected until the end of the second-quarter because 737 production cuts did not begin until mid-April.

World News Hotel Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal dies
Author: 0 Hotel Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal dies

In 2009, the Madras High Court sentenced him and five others to life imprisonment. In order to fulfil his desire, Rajagopal used to financially help the woman, her family members and her husband, it had said, adding that the key accused used to talk to the woman on phone frequently and also gave her costly gifts.

World News New Cohen documents reveal calls with Trump, Enquirer publisher before payment
Author: 0 New Cohen documents reveal calls with Trump, Enquirer publisher before payment

After that, Cohen called Hicks. Cohen was next in contact with Davidson to pay Daniels. Fearing that allegations of extramarital affairs could become public during the campaign, Cohen arranged payments to two women. The search warrants stemmed from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid a year ago of Cohen's Manhattan home and office, in which agents scoured Cohen's hotel room and safe deposit box and seized more than four million electronic and paper files, more than a dozen mobile ...

World News Deputies: Florida man tied up wife's lover, cut off appendage
Author: 0 Deputies: Florida man tied up wife's lover, cut off appendage

Although the statement from the Gilchrist Sheriff's Office says the motive is unclear, WFTS reported that Bonilla learned the victim was sleeping with his wife back in May. Bonilla proceeded to cut the man's penis off, police said. He was arrested about 3:00 p.m. that afternoon. The charges against Alex Bonilla . A search of the area was conducted for evidence, but authorities say their county-wide hunt turned up "no result".

World News USA ship shoots down Iranian drone, says President Donald Trump
Author: 0 USA ship shoots down Iranian drone, says President Donald Trump

Trump announced on Thursday. "The United States reserves the right to defend our personnel, our facilities and interests". The drone was " threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew ", the president said, adding that the USA " reserves the right to defend our personnel, facilities and interests ".

World News Slower Economy Will Not Force Beijing To Make U.S. Concession
Author: 0 Slower Economy Will Not Force Beijing To Make U.S. Concession

On Monday, China published data showing its quarterly growth had slipped to 6.2 percent - the slowest in almost 30 years. This is within the 6 to 6.5 percent band the government has set for this year and was in line with market expectations of a gradual slowdown, but it is still China's lowest growth rate since records began in March 1992.

World News Brother of 2017 Manchester Arena Terror Bombing Extradited to United Kingdom from Libya
Author: 0 Brother of 2017 Manchester Arena Terror Bombing Extradited to United Kingdom from Libya

The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people after an Ariana Grande concert in 2017 appeared in a London court on Thursday to face charges that he helped carry out the attack in Manchester , England. "I hope it is a welcome step for the loved ones of all the victims", she added. Salman Abedi detonated his suicide bomb near the foyer area of the arena as people were leaving the venue.

World News Victim slams Boeing over 737 MAX plane crash that took his family
Author: 0 Victim slams Boeing over 737 MAX plane crash that took his family

They called for changes to safety inspections when planes are being built. The criticism came as Boeing announced it would hire compensation lawyers Kenneth Feinberg and Camille Biros to administer a promised $US100 million compensation fund to help families of the Ethiopian tragedy and the earlier Lion Air MAX crash .

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