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World News Crowd of strangers says goodbye to El Paso shooting victim
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Earlier this week, Basco described his wife of 22 years as "an angel". The local news first reported that Reckard's husband, Antonio "Tony" Basco , anxious that no one else would show up to his 63-year-old wife's funeral because they don't have family nearby and invited anyone else who wanted to pay their respects to come.

World News Hong Kong Airport Beatings Shows Protesters’ Fears Running Wild
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Protesters hold placards as they block the departure gate of the Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 2 during a demonstration on August 13, 2019 in Hong Kong . Afterward, they similarly posted photos of an "I Love HK Police" T-shirt they said was taken from the Global Times journalist's bag after he attempted to film their scuffles with the first man.

World News Portland braces for far-right rally and antifa counter-demo
Author: 0 Portland braces for far-right rally and antifa counter-demo

A Portland Police spokeswoman declined to comment about specific arrests but said generally police continue to investigate several incidents from clashes on May 1 and June 29 and are politically neutral. In its own statement on the event, the group is saying "no matter how violent their threats are: we will defend ourselves and our community". Hate group watchdogs say the Daily Stormers, a neo-Nazi group, are also expected.

World News Trump suggests the USA buy Greenland, but the Danes aren’t having it
Author: 0 Trump suggests the USA buy Greenland, but the Danes aren’t having it

President Trump has been urging aides to explore a way to buy Greenland from Denmark , according to three people familiar with the discussions. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 U.S. It is anticipated that the Afghan talks would develop a road map for Taliban inclusion in government and would address matters including the role of women in Afghanistan and other social issues.

World News Police officer killed while investigating burglary
Author: 0 Police officer killed while investigating burglary

Police officers laid two bunches of flowers inside the cordon, while other officers guarded the perimeter. Neighbours said the site, which houses around 12 static caravans, had been often at the centre of anti-social behaviour in recent years.

World News Tory Brexit Rebels agree to meet with Jeremy Corbyn!
Author: 0 Tory Brexit Rebels agree to meet with Jeremy Corbyn!

German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to meet UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson "very, very soon" for one-on-one Brexit talks, her spokesman said in Berlin on Friday. Labour wants a vote of no confidence shortly after the United Kingdom parliament returns from its summer break on September 3. Opponents of no deal say it would be a disaster for what was once one of the West's most stable democracies.

Author: 0 Rep. Rashida Tlaib says she won't visit Israel

Israel said Tlaib could visit on humanitarian grounds . As soon as she was granted permission, she grandstanded & loudly proclaimed she would not visit Israel. "So I'm concerned by that decision as a democracy - and they're a democracy". Tlaib tweeted that when she won her congressional race, she gave the Palestinian people hope that someone would speak the truth about their inhumane conditions.

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Author: 0 "India and China are taking advantage of us": US President Donald Trump

The Geneva-based WTO is an intergovernmental organisation that regulates global trade between nations. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. Among the benefits that Trump has outlined concerning the developing economy status at the WTO are procedural advantages in disputes, softer tariff cuts, the ability to maintain export subsidies and weaker commitments in negotiations.

World News India hints at changing 'no first use' nuclear policy
Author: 0 India hints at changing 'no first use' nuclear policy

Rajnath Singh followed up his statement to a news agency with a string of tweets to make the same point. " Pokhran is the area which witnessed (Vajpayee's) firm resolve to make India a nuclear power and yet remain firmly committed to the doctrine of 'No First Use",' Singh wrote.

World News Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker
Author: 0 Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker

On July 19, Gibraltar's Supreme Court extended the period of detention of Grace 1 , and set a new hearing for August 15, the government of the British Overseas Territory said in a statement . Iran has denied being behind the tanker attacks, though the country has also seized other oil tankers. Picardo, however, referred to his legal authorities on the matter.

World News U.S. court sanctions arrest of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1
Author: 0 U.S. court sanctions arrest of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

The U.S. tried to stop the release but Gibraltar officials say Iranian authorities promised not to deliver the fuel to a sanctioned refinery in Syria. But Iran denied it had provided any assurances to secure the ship's release, saying Gibraltar was only seeking to "save face". Washington had attempted to withhold the vessel on the basis that it allegedly had ties to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which the U.S.

World News Computer issues for US Customs lead to long lines at some airports
Author: 0 Computer issues for US Customs lead to long lines at some airports

International passengers arriving at Miami International Airport are waiting in line up to two hours to be processed. Be glad if you were not traveling Friday afternoon because U.S. "We're going to miss our connection", tweeted Barrie King at the Twitter page for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Customs and Border Protection officials said there is an ongoing problem Friday afternoon and agents are having to manually process passengers flying into the USA from ...

World News Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Family Discharged From Hospital After Plane Crash
Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. & Family Discharged From Hospital After Plane Crash

Earnhardt, son of the late racing legend Dale Earnhardt , is a NASCAR analyst for NBC. "I need to be more thankful for that". "It's run off the runway?" the operator asks the caller. The plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr ., his wife, and his daughter bounced after a hard landing and left the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration said on August 16, a day after the incident.

World News Medical examiner reveals ruling on the death of Jeffrey Epstein
Author: 0 Medical examiner reveals ruling on the death of Jeffrey Epstein

The local outlet said that Epstein was semi-conscious when found, and Radar Online reported that the medical emergency was a result of a suicide attempt. After Epstein's death, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman said the federal investigation into the allegations against him remains steadfast. Epstein is believed to have killed himself early Saturday at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in NY, where he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

World News Alan Jones loses advertising dollars after Ardern attack
Author: 0 Alan Jones loses advertising dollars after Ardern attack

Australian PM Scott Morrison said Alan Jones' comments about Jacinda Ardern were "way out of line". 'She is a joke this woman, an absolute and utter lightweight. "There is no doubt that holding our gathering in one of the Pacific atoll nations whose very existence is threatened has focused the minds of our leaders on the scale of the disaster we face if the world fails to rise to this challenge", he said.

World News Tight security marks J&K's first I-Day post Article 370
Author: 0 Tight security marks J&K's first I-Day post Article 370

He said telecom connectivity will be gradually restored "exchange by exchange" keeping in mind the "constant threat posed by terrorist organisations in using mobile connectivity to organise terror actions". The government's approach, he stressed, was guided by the conviction that all-round development was the most credible solution to address separatist sentiments propagated by vested interests.

World News 'Human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand
Author: 0 'Human-sized penguin' lived in New Zealand

The remains of a "monster" penguin have been found in New Zealand, according to researchers. According to the statement, the discovery was made by amateur palaeontologist Leigh Love. waiparensis is a fellow Paleocene species Crossvallia unienwillia , which was identified from a fossilised partial skeleton found in the Cross Valley in Antarctica in 2000.

World News Police investigate rice cookers found in New York City
Author: 0 Police investigate rice cookers found in New York City

In a tweet, the department said , "Expect a police presence and emergency vehicles in the area". A third cooker was later discovered in another part of town above ground. In the NY scare, three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers caused an evacuation of a major subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives.

World News Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea: JCS
Author: 0 Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea: JCS

The two "unidentified projectiles" were fired about 08:00 (23:00 GMT Thursday) and travelled 230km (140 miles) reaching an altitude of 30km (18 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. It called Moon - who has long favoured dialogue with the North - an " impudent guy rare to be found", for hoping for a resumption of inter-Korean talks while continuing military drills with Washington.

World News A321 Makes Emergency Landing In Cornfield
Author: 0 A321 Makes Emergency Landing In Cornfield

It hit a flock of gulls shortly after take-off, disrupting its engines, and requiring an emergency landing in a field. Yusupov, a son of a helicopter pilot, worked as a lawyer before he changed course and joined a flight school when he was 32.

World News Swinson rejection of Corbyn's offer
Author: 0 Swinson rejection of Corbyn's offer "childish", says Rayner

Anna Soubry questioned Jeremy Corbyn's honesty after he reached out to other parties across Parliament to discuss a common position to prevent a no deal Brexit scenario happening. "I'm strongly of the view that the government would win a vote of no confidence, I don't see Jeremy Corbyn being able to come together with the numbers, nor do I see any prospect of him leading a so called national unity government".

World News Pakistan launches crackdown on sale of Indian film CDs
Author: 0 Pakistan launches crackdown on sale of Indian film CDs

The Pakistan government has launched a crackdown on the sale of CDs of Indian movies after New Delhi revoked the special status to Jammu and Kashmir , according to a media report on Friday. The annulling of Article 370 by Modi's administration on August 5, 2019, violates a 2015 court ruling by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and the Indian Supreme Court on April 3, 2018 , both of which ruled that Article 370 was a permanent provision which could not be repealed or even amended.

World News Korean missile tests fly in the face of Bolton warnings
Author: 0 Korean missile tests fly in the face of Bolton warnings

Pyongyang views those exercises as a rehearsal for invasion, but Seoul and Washington characterize the drills, which have been scaled down from previous years, as purely defensive. Tokyo has said that the projectiles failed to reach the Japanese territory or its exclusive economic zone, and did not posed any threat to country's security.

World News 13 states sue over legal immigration ‘public charge’ rule
Author: 0 13 states sue over legal immigration ‘public charge’ rule

The Trump administration has defended the move as preserving public benefits for eligible US citizens and promoting self-sufficiency in immigrants to the United States. Last year, he privately branded Central American and African nations as "s**thole" countries and he suggested the United States take in more immigrants from European countries like predominantly white Norway.

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