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World News China hits back after Trumps outburst against developing nation tag
Author: 0 China hits back after Trumps outburst against developing nation tag

Trump's demands for changes in Chinese industrial policy strike at the heart of a state-led development model the ruling Communist Party sees as a path to prosperity and greater global influence. If the status of a developing country is recognized in the WTO system, the country is given more time for the implementation of WTO treaties and benefit from favorable treatment in about 150 provisions.

Author: 0 17 killed as military aircraft crashes in residential area near Rawalpindi

The crash resulted in a large fire which engulfed several houses. Pakistan has a chequered aviation safety record, with frequent plane and helicopter crashes over the years. Butt said a rescue operation was still ongoing. Two pilots and three crew members of the plane were among the martyred. Residents said they woke up when they heard an explosion and saw debris of a burning plane near their homes.

World News Boeing crashes: ex-engineer blames 'lack of resources'
Author: 0 Boeing crashes: ex-engineer blames 'lack of resources'

The key drivers were price competition in several markets including Germany and reduced spending by British consumers as the country prepares to leave the European Union on October 31. "It may well move to 20, it could move to 10, and it could well move to zero if Boeing don't get their sh*t together pretty quickly with the regulator", he said.

World News Man charged with first-degree murder after four people found dead in Markham
Author: 0 Man charged with first-degree murder after four people found dead in Markham

Police won't say where the suspect, Menhaz Zaman, lived, but he is from Markham. Investigators have confirmed that the deceased are three adult women and one adult man. Area residents gathered near the home Sunday night said it was a peaceful "close-knit community". She said there could be violent arguments in the family - mainly between the mother and daughter - but she wasn't aware what they were about because of a language barrier.

World News RCMP: Alleged sighting of B.C. murder suspects in York Landing 'unsubstantiated'
Author: 0 RCMP: Alleged sighting of B.C. murder suspects in York Landing 'unsubstantiated'

Chris Lewis, a former commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police and CTV's public safety analyst, says he believes the men might never be found. "They are going the wrong way for polar bears and grizzlies", he said . Both local officials and RCMP were quick to dispel rumours that the suspects had been apprehended. According to a Facebook post Monday afternoon by York Factory First Nation Chief Leroy Constant , the RCMP emergency response team was returning to Gillam (90 ...

World News One dead, 11 injured in NYC shooting
Author: 0 One dead, 11 injured in NYC shooting

The bloodshed turned police cars into ambulances as officers helped rush victims to the hospital, police and fire officials said. "You can't go outside and have fun without thinking somebody got a gun and I got to run soon", Murdaugh said.

World News System in Caribbean not forecast to be hazardous storm
Author: 0 System in Caribbean not forecast to be hazardous storm

If this wave becomes a tropical depression with winds of 38 miles per hour, it is more likely to form into a tropical storm with winds ranging from 39-73 miles per hour. NHC forecasters say that over the weekend, conditions could become a little more conducive for development when the disturbance moves near Florida and the central and northwestern Bahamas.

World News Pakistan condemns attack on Afghan political leader
Author: 0 Pakistan condemns attack on Afghan political leader

President Ashraf Ghani tweeted that Saleh was unharmed during the " complex attack " targeting the Green Trend party headquarters. Those killed in the attack include four security personnel and 16 civilians, Rahimi said, adding that those injured include 43 civilians and seven security personnel.

World News Amarnath Yatra suspended for today due to bad weather
Author: 0 Amarnath Yatra suspended for today due to bad weather

It was suspended on Sunday after the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was closed because of mudslides in the Ramban and Banihal route in Jammu division. As many as 7,021 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas till Thursday evening, taking the total those having performed the "darshan" to 3,08,839, they said.

World News Afghan soldier kills 2 US troops
Author: 0 Afghan soldier kills 2 US troops

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by 2020. The U.S. has lost more than 2,400 soldiers in its longest war, and has spent more than $900 billion on everything from military operations to the construction of roads, bridges and power plants.

World News Jailed Russian activist Alexei Navalny hospitalized for allergic reaction
Author: 0 Jailed Russian activist Alexei Navalny hospitalized for allergic reaction

While Mr Navalny was behind bars, police rounded up more than 1,000 people in the Russian capital at the rally on Saturday (local time) in one of the biggest crackdowns in recent years against the opposition. The opposition candidates say they've been kept from the ballot for political reasons. More than 1,000 people were taken into custody during the demonstrations.

World News Baltimore Mayor to Trump: Send Aid, Not Insults
Author: 0 Baltimore Mayor to Trump: Send Aid, Not Insults

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday that France would proceed with taxing revenues of big technology firms and urged the United States not to bring trade tariffs into the debate on how to fairly raise levies on digital services.

World News Prison clash in Brazil leaves at least 52 people dead
Author: 0 Prison clash in Brazil leaves at least 52 people dead

A prison clash in an Altamira jail in the Brazilian state of Pará left at least 52 people dead , the state's prison authority said on Monday. The bloodbath broke out as rival gang factions fought each other at the Altamira Regional Recovery Center in the northern Brazilian state of Para, prison officials said.

World News House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says that President Trump 'richly deserves impeachment'
Author: 0 House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler says that President Trump 'richly deserves impeachment'

The distinction illustrates a growing tension within the Democratic Party: Many members are convinced Trump ought to be impeached, but the consensus among party leaders is that they should try to secure more records and witness interviews through the courts before embarking on such a politically incendiary move, especially as the GOP-controlled Senate is likely to defeat such an effort.

World News Akhilesh Yadav, Congress seek CBI probe into Unnao rape survivor`s accident
Author: 0 Akhilesh Yadav, Congress seek CBI probe into Unnao rape survivor`s accident

Sengar, a four-time MLA who represents Bangermau in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, is an accused in the rape case and was arrested on April 13 a year ago. Teams from Lucknow have reached Rae Bareli for investigation. Meanwhile, in spite of no representatives of the Uttar Pradesh government visiting the woman, director general of police O.P.

World News India achieves Tiger Census target 4 years before deadline
Author: 0 India achieves Tiger Census target 4 years before deadline

The census found 2,967 tigers in the wild across the country, up from 2,226 four years ago in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed as a "historic achievement". India accounts for almost 75% of the total tiger population (3,159 adult free-ranging tigers) in the world which is largest for any country. India is proud to be home to be nearly 75 % of the global tiger population.

World News The Rock calls new U.K. prime minister ‘family’ - then backtracks
Author: 0 The Rock calls new U.K. prime minister ‘family’ - then backtracks

Sajid Javid, former MEP and new chancellor, told the Sunday Telegraph there would be "significant extra funding" this week to get Britain "fully ready to leave" the European Union on 31 October, with or without a deal . But it said "the unprecedented nature of Brexit means some aspects can not be mitigated". Chief executive Carlos Tavares told the Financial Times that would mean closing Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant in Wales, which employs 1,000 people.

World News Active shooter incident at garlic festival in California
Author: 0 Active shooter incident at garlic festival in California

Investigators do know the identity of the shooter, though they have not yet made the information public, a law enforcement source said Monday morning. "And then we hear boom, boom, boom , " Garrido said. "I would ask for the thoughts and prayers of the community as our Gilroy police officers continue to investigate this tragic and senseless crime".

World News Fani-Kayode reacts as Boko Haram kills 60 mourners in Borno
Author: 0 Fani-Kayode reacts as Boko Haram kills 60 mourners in Borno

Ali told Xinhua that a funeral was being held at a graveyard in Badu Malam Kyariri village when the Boko Haram militants struck on Saturday morning. Damage left after the latest attack by suspected Boko Haram fighters near Maiduguri. Eight of them were critically wounded and were being treated at an area hospital, he said.

World News Cyprus 'to free Israelis' in rape case, accuser arrested
Author: 0 Cyprus 'to free Israelis' in rape case, accuser arrested

According to reports, the woman told investigators she filed the rape report because she felt "angry and insulted" when some of the Israelis recorded video of her having consensual sex with a number of them. Five of the 12 suspects were released last week, after DNA results failed to implicate them. He said: "As I claimed all along throughout the entire process, there was no rape in Cyprus, and now the youngsters who embarked on a vacation that turned into a nightmare will return home as ...

World News President Trump announces agreement with Guatemala to deal with asylum-seekers
Author: 0 President Trump announces agreement with Guatemala to deal with asylum-seekers

The announcement came after a federal judge court in California blocked Trump's most restrictive asylum effort to date, one that would effectively end protections at the southern border. A "safe third" agreement could only be legal if would-be asylum seekers were sent to a truly safe third country , rights groups said. The Guatemalan government said in a statement that the deal would allow its citizens to apply for temporary visas to work in the US agricultural sector, and in the ...

World News Libyan gov't forces target Haftar-held Al-Jufra airbase
Author: 0 Libyan gov't forces target Haftar-held Al-Jufra airbase

Libya has been roiled in conflict since the fall of long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Officials at the company declined to comment when reached by Bloomberg. The attack used to be the third to center of attention on a hospital within the capital's south, AFP experiences. African migrants who use Libya as a key crossing point to Europe have also been caught up in the fighting.

World News China backs police in Hong Kong unrest
Author: 0 China backs police in Hong Kong unrest

Police said much of Sunday's protests were illegal because only a sit-in at Chater Gardens had been authorized. Police have allowed a rally to take place, but denied protesters permission to march, raising the likelihood of further confrontations.

World News Romania's police chief sacked over slow response in kidnap-murder of girl
Author: 0 Romania's police chief sacked over slow response in kidnap-murder of girl

Her family whisper officers did now not take her calls critically, whereas police whisper they had disaster tracing her. Despite the teenager telephoning police three times to report that she had been abducted, authorities waited 19 hours before attempting to rescue her - a delay that many Romanians believe cost the teenager's life.

World News Australian swimmer returns
Author: 0 Australian swimmer returns "adverse test result"

According to a statement on the official website of Swimming Australia on Saturday, the test was conducted by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority ( ASADA ) on June 26, and the swimmer Shayna Jack was "provisionally" suspended from the Australian Swim Team and went back to Australia from a training camp being held in Japan.

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