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World News Trump, RNC sue California over state's new law targeting Trump's tax returns
Author: 0 Trump, RNC sue California over state's new law targeting Trump's tax returns

The law requires all candidates for president and governor of California to submit their tax return information to California's secretary of state at least 98 days before the primary is held. Trump has refused to follow precedent of presidential candidates who for the last 30+ years have released their tax returns during their campaigns.

World News Thursday forecast: Morning storms, mainly dry this afternoon
Author: 0 Thursday forecast: Morning storms, mainly dry this afternoon

We may get there again today , and we may also see more showers and storms as a cold front approaches. The heating of the day makes the storms strongest at that time period. Storm chances will continue through the overnight hours with up to an inch of rain possible on some areas. Another wave of storms is headed our way Thursday night and Friday .

World News House Judiciary Committee Sues to Enforce McGahn Subpoena
Author: 0 House Judiciary Committee Sues to Enforce McGahn Subpoena

In a lawsuit filed within the US District Courtroom in Washington on Wednesday, the committee insisted that McGahn's testimony is required to resolve whether or not to suggest the impeachment of the Republican president over actions that Democrats view as felony makes an attempt to hinder then-particular counsel Robert Mueller's 22-month investigation.

World News Police Using Loudspeakers To Search For Nóra Quoirin
Author: 0 Police Using Loudspeakers To Search For Nóra Quoirin

Mohamad said the girl's mother had reported that she was only in her undergarments when they put her to bed but it was unclear if she was dressed when she disappeared because nobody saw her leave. Nóra's family say they're overwhelmed by the support they've received from all over the world - but that it's an extremely traumatic time for them.

World News Pakistan expels Indian envoy over Kashmir row
Author: 0 Pakistan expels Indian envoy over Kashmir row

Additionally, it has said that it will protest against India's decision on J&K at the UN Security Council. The Indian national flag will replace the flags of Jammu and Kashmir . The nuclear-armed neighbours have fought two of their three wars over the disputed territory. Early this year, tensions flared up between India and Pakistan after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) killed 40 CRPF personnel in Kashmir's Pulwama district.

World News More turmoil for Puerto Rico governorship
Author: 0 More turmoil for Puerto Rico governorship

For her part, Vazquez had publicly said she was not interested in the governorship, but she was nonetheless confirmed shortly after the court ruling. The legal dispute hinged on the language of an obscure 2005 amendment to Puerto Rico's law of succession passed in 1952, that partly suggested that a secretary of state did not need the consent of the island's legislature to be sworn in as governor.

World News Trump after meeting Sundar Pichai: We are watching Google very closely
Author: 0 Trump after meeting Sundar Pichai: We are watching Google very closely

Trump , who is seeking re-election in 2020, has repeatedly slammed Google and a host of other technology companies, echoing conservative critics' claims of unfair treatment and raising the specter of regulation. The president referred to a meeting he had with Pichai, who defended his company against accusations of bias and censorship. "All very illegal", Trump responded in a tweet.

World News Trump says South Korea will pay more for United States military protection
Author: 0 Trump says South Korea will pay more for United States military protection

He stressed that "the relationship between the two countries is a very good one!" The defectors fleeing the brutal rule of Kim Jong Un have been held in detention facilities in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning bordering North Korea, according to a South Korean missionary, speaking on condition of anonymity due to security concerns.

World News Motorcycle Engine Backfire Leads to Mass Panic in Times Square
Author: 0 Motorcycle Engine Backfire Leads to Mass Panic in Times Square

Times Square always has a noticeable police presence, though additional NYPD units quickly arrived on the scene due to a flood of 911 calls. The NYPD posted to Twitter , to urge the public to not panic and reassure them that Times Square is "very safe!" The incident comes after a weekend in which two mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas , left 31 dead.

Author: 0 Turkey and U.S. agree to set up Syria safe zone operation centre

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a year ago that U.S. forces would leave Syria and began an initial withdrawal, a decision applauded by Ankara, and the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies agreed to create the safe zone. All sides agree that a buffer zone is needed to keep the YPG away from Turkey's borders, but they have differed on how large it should be, or who should control it.

World News Risk of no-deal Brexit is growing - Donohoe
Author: 0 Risk of no-deal Brexit is growing - Donohoe

But one thing is clear: the old deal that was negotiated has failed to pass the House of Commons three times now, so we do need a new approach. He admitted, however, that "it would not be ready now for Brexit". "We will put all our energy into making sure that we can secure that good deal, but at the moment it is the European Union that seems to be saying they are not interested", Gove told the BBC on Tuesday.

World News USA Today headquarters evacuated after reports of 'man with a weapon'
Author: 0 USA Today headquarters evacuated after reports of 'man with a weapon'

Alarms sounded at the building as police squad cars converged on the scene. Fairfax police confirmed the apparent all-clear in a follow-up tweet , even as they continued to sweep the campus. "I'm very grateful to report that this was a nonevent", Roessler said at a press conference. Americans are on edge in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio , that left 31 people dead within 24 hours this past weekend.

World News Cyntoia Brown Is Released From Tennessee Women’s Prison
Author: 0 Cyntoia Brown Is Released From Tennessee Women’s Prison

Kim Kardashian West , Rihanna and other celebrities had lobbied for Brown's release. For the next ten years, Brown will be on supervised parole and must have regular check-ins, participate in counseling sessions, find employment, and adhere to all state and federal laws, reports CBS News .

World News Iran favours talks despite Trump snub
Author: 0 Iran favours talks despite Trump snub

The president further questioned the United States government's sincerity in its repeated offers of talks to Tehran, which have come in parallel with the "maximum pressure" campaign underway against the Iranian nation. The French may have entertained the possibility of inviting the Iranians to the G7 meeting to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by getting their European partners to speak directly with their counterparts in Iran at a major summit.

World News Family, friends pay final respects to RFK's granddaughter
Author: 0 Family, friends pay final respects to RFK's granddaughter

Hill, who was scheduled to start her senior year at Boston College, was found unresponsive at a home in the compound on Thursday. Now, after his relative Saoirse Kennedy Hill died this week , he's praising her for having written about her depression a few years ago.

World News Lightning strike causes toilet to explode in Florida home
Author: 0 Lightning strike causes toilet to explode in Florida home

Marylou Ward, a co-owner of the home, said it was the loudest sound she has heard. "We got out of bed and came over here, and the toilet was laying on the floor ", Ward said. The force of the explosion even broke a window in her bedroom and sent yard decorations flying across the property into the street. "It was the loudest noise I've ever heard it just went BOOM", Ward was quoted as saying.

World News Missing British scientist found dead in Greece
Author: 0 Missing British scientist found dead in Greece

A cleaner at the hotel told Greek media that she found sheets spread out on a sofa in the hotel suite "which may indicate the couple was sleeping in separate rooms". A hotel maid, also interviewed by Sigmalive and questioned by the police, reported the couple had quarreled the day before the disappearance. On Sunday, hours before she went missing, Christopher posted images on Facebook of her holiday on the island.

World News Morning showers could become severe storms Wednesday afternoon
Author: 0 Morning showers could become severe storms Wednesday afternoon

No severe weather was expected with these storms. If it all lines up, Boston and SE Mass will likely get a strong line of storms that develops in the late evening and into the overnight hours. The great weather will continue into the evening with temperatures slowly dropping into the lower 80s by 10pm. Tonight , showers linger through early Wednesday morning.

World News ‘Gunfire incidents everywhere': Countries issue travel alerts for U.S. after mass shootings
Author: 0 ‘Gunfire incidents everywhere': Countries issue travel alerts for U.S. after mass shootings

Ivania said she and her husband - a former Honduran soldier - and two daughters, aged 9 and 7, entered southern Mexico in April and waited there for more than two months to receive humanitarian visas from the Mexican government. Many shop for items that are cheaper on the USA side, including clothes. "Several people from Juarez died", said Leticia Vargas, 38, a mother of four who was headed back to Mexico with school backpacks.

World News West Norfolk weather warnings in place with heavy rain expected
Author: 0 West Norfolk weather warnings in place with heavy rain expected

Friday (9 August) is set to see heavy rain in the city throughout the day. "A few storms may contain strong to damaging winds and torrential downpours with localized urban/street flooding possible". The Met Office said: "A band of heavy rain followed by heavy showers or thunderstorms has the potential to bring disruption". Spray and flooding could lead to risky driving conditions, and there was a small chance that some communities could be cut off by flooded roads.

World News British Airways cancels flights after IT systems failure
Author: 0 British Airways cancels flights after IT systems failure

A flight scheduled to depart from Larnaca to Heathrow at 11.50am was one of 86 British Airways flights to and from Heathrow which have been cancelled following an IT glitch at check-in counters, it was announced on Wednesday. "We are working as quickly as possible to resolve a systems issue which has resulted in a number of cancellations and delays today". "We understand this is incredibly frustrating for passengers and encourage them to check with British Airways for the latest ...

World News Cabinet security meeting at 9.30 am; landline, TV connections snapped in Valley
Author: 0 Cabinet security meeting at 9.30 am; landline, TV connections snapped in Valley

Tourists in Shikaras, a traditional gondola, cross the Dal Lake as they prepare to leave Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir , Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. A local government order effectively called off the pilgrimage, asking the pilgrims and tourists to return home. Thousands of tourists and students scrambled to get places on planes and buses leaving Indian Occupied Kashmir on Saturday after the Indian government warned of the threat of "terror" attacks but politicians raised fears of ...

World News Afghan violence: Scores injured in attack amid US-Taliban talks
Author: 0 Afghan violence: Scores injured in attack amid US-Taliban talks

US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says he will leave Qatar for India on August 5 following three days of talks with the Taliban to end the almost 18-year war in Afghanistan . About 20,000 foreign troops, a lot of them American, are in Afghanistan as part of a US -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission to train, assist and advise Afghan forces.

World News Anti-Brexit MPs plotting to replace Boris Johnson with 'unity' prime minister
Author: 0 Anti-Brexit MPs plotting to replace Boris Johnson with 'unity' prime minister

However, Mr Cummings is said to be working on a plan for Mr Johnson to frustrate them by simply not advising the Queen to send for the proposed new prime minister and instead move straight to a general election. "The outcome on the table is the best deal possible and I don't think that there is any fault or blame to be looked for in this", she said. - Can Parliament prevent Britain leaving at the end of October if there is no new deal? The poll illustrates the divisions caused by ...

World News Brazil gang leader found dead in cell after masked jailbreak attempt
Author: 0 Brazil gang leader found dead in cell after masked jailbreak attempt

But prison officials said the nervousness displayed by Clauvino da Silva, also known as "Shorty", as he tried to leave the prison in the western part of Rio de Janeiro dressed as a woman gave him away. The State Department of Penitentiary Administration (SEAP ) said that a suspicious attitude caught the attention of prison inspectors who then intercepted the escape plan.

World News 29 killed in 2 shootings in 2 United States cities in 13 hours
Author: 0 29 killed in 2 shootings in 2 United States cities in 13 hours

Beatrice Warren Curtis was killed early Sunday morning in Dayton , Ohio . Betts' sister Megan Betts , 22, was one of the first to be killed. " Just based on where we're at now, we are not seeing any indication of race being a motive ", Dayton police chief Richard Biehl said, as he gave an update into the investigation into the shooting in the early hours of Sunday.

World News Cairo explosion with 20 dead involved a auto bomb
Author: 0 Cairo explosion with 20 dead involved a auto bomb

But Egypt's Ministry of Interior later said in a statement that the explosion was caused by a vehicle driving against traffic on Cairo's corniche, colliding with three other cars. "After a while we heard an explosion, it was extreme - we thought it was an natural disaster". The explosion occurred because of a vehicle that contained explosives and drove wrong-way to crash into three other cars in front of the building.

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