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World News Johnson, Macron discuss Brexit
Author: 0 Johnson, Macron discuss Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday urged US President Donald Trump to remove the "considerable barriers" for United Kingdom companies seeking to export to the American market , saying they risked impeding a free-trade deal after Brexit .

World News Iran's FM says talks with France over nuke deal
Author: 0 Iran's FM says talks with France over nuke deal "constructive"

The French president " is now going to discuss with European partners and other partners to see where we can go from here ", Zarif added. "Bilateral relations and most importantly regional and global issues are some of the topics our foreign minister will discuss with the aforementioned countries' officials during the trip", said Mousavi.

World News Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion Climate Plan Building on Green New Deal
Author: 0 Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion Climate Plan Building on Green New Deal

Sanders also is calling for an overhaul of the nation's transportation system by investing in electric vehicles, high-speed rail and expanded public transit. Sanders in his plan promises to "aggressively enforce" the Clean Air Act, through the Environmental Protection Agency, to restrict risky emissions.

World News This May Be First Allegation of a Crime From Space
Author: 0 This May Be First Allegation of a Crime From Space

That role included providing financial support, the New York Times report stated , and her lawyer said that she accessed the bank account for that goal and without knowing Worden had requested she no longer do so. The assault case was eventually dismissed. "She strenuously denies that she did anything improper", said her lawyer, Rusty Hardin, adding that McClain was "totally cooperating".

World News Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally
Author: 0 Hong Kong readies for further protests after huge, peaceful rally

At 6 p.m. Hong Kong demonstrators in Paris began gathering in Place St-Michel public square, holding placards and posters that read "No China Extradition" and "Solidarity with Hong Kong". You did not mention any specific lawmaker, but numerous US senators and Congress members, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have affirmed the USA commitment to human rights and urged the Hong Kong government to end the standoff.

World News Protesters in Hong Kong form human chain that could span 25 miles
Author: 0 Protesters in Hong Kong form human chain that could span 25 miles

Nearly since the beginning of the protests in Hong Kong , protestors armed themselves with large green laser pointers, which are used to point towards the cameras and Police observers and in that way prevent being identified. Beijing has sent a clear warning that forceful intervention is possible, with paramilitary forces holding drills in Shenzhen, which sits on mainland China's border with Hong Kong .

World News Opposition delegation stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back
Author: 0 Opposition delegation stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back

It says that their visit is a result of a public invitation of the Governor of the union territory who invited them to visit and see the situation first hand. I have never seen so many contradictions. The Jammu and Kashmir media department had said late on Friday that political leaders have been asked not to visit Srinagar at a time when the government is gradually trying to restore public order.

World News Palestinians say receive Israeli part-payment of overdue taxes
Author: 0 Palestinians say receive Israeli part-payment of overdue taxes

Israeli medics had earlier reported that a 17-year-old had been critically wounded in the attack. Two others, 46 and 20, were being evacuated to hospital by helicopter, the Magen David Adom rescue service said. "Regardless of who they are, they are Palestinians". An AFP reporter said Palestinians clashed there with Israeli soldiers, but no casualties were reported.

World News FG Advises 77 Nigerians Indicted By FBI On What To Do
Author: 0 FG Advises 77 Nigerians Indicted By FBI On What To Do

The charges contained in the criminal complaint and indictment are merely accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in court. Prosecutors allege that the pair essentially operated as "brokers of fraudulent bank accounts". This method was used to transfer millions of dollars to Nigerian co-conspirators without directly transferring funds overseas.

World News The trade war keeps escalating. Here’s how it’ll impact real estate
Author: 0 The trade war keeps escalating. Here’s how it’ll impact real estate

President Donald Trump said he's raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing's retaliation earlier in the day, deepening the impasse over the two nations' trade policies . China's 25 percent tariff on automobiles and 5 percent levy on auto parts go into effect December 15. He says we're living in a global economy and it makes bad business sense to cut out the world's second largest economy in China.

World News Johnson Says 'Wants Deal' on Brexit, 'Encouraged' by Merkel Talks
Author: 0 Johnson Says 'Wants Deal' on Brexit, 'Encouraged' by Merkel Talks

Mr Johnson will meet with French president Emmanuel Macron today in their first face-to-face meeting since he became Prime Minister. On his first foreign trip since winning the premiership a month ago, Johnson warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Macron that they will face a potentially disorderly no-deal Brexit on October 31 unless the European Union does a new deal.

World News Indonesia sends police reinforcement to unrest-stricken province
Author: 0 Indonesia sends police reinforcement to unrest-stricken province

Authorities are hunting for more than 250 inmates who had escaped from a prison in Sorong that was torched during the riots. On Wednesday, about 1,000 people protested in the streets of Timika city, where demonstrators threw rocks at the local parliament building as they tried to tear down its fence.

World News Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending
Author: 0 Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending

What will that mean for US and Denmark's relations going forward? "I thought it was not a nice statement, the way she blew me off", Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday. The political brouhaha over the world's largest island comes from its strategic location in the Arctic. Frederiksen's office had announced the conversation earlier in the day and also said it took place on Thursday.

World News Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation for tumor, supreme court says
Author: 0 Ruth Bader Ginsburg completes radiation for tumor, supreme court says

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court announced in a statement on August 23. She was also treated for colorectal cancer in 1999. All of this sentiment flows from what has aptly been dubbed "The Cult of RBG", which has spurred reactions in her supporters that range from creepy to idolatrous.

World News China top of the agenda as Trudeau, Pompeo meet in Ottawa
Author: 0 China top of the agenda as Trudeau, Pompeo meet in Ottawa

Beijing quickly shot back, with Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang blaming Ottawa for the row and renewing Beijing's demands that Canada immediately release Meng. "[China] wants to talk about these two as if they are equivalent, as if they are morally similar, which they fundamentally are not", he said during a media availability on Thursday afternoon.

World News Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis
Author: 0 Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis

Erdogan's office reported that the Turkish leader had told Putin that attacks by regime forces in Idlib "very seriously" threatened Turkey's national security and led to "a grave humanitarian crisis". Insurgents there have suffered a series of setbacks over the past three weeks in the face of a stepped-up government offensive in the country's northwest.

World News Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan

He said the USA military commander in Afghanistan General Scott Miller also participated in the talks. The U.S. and Taliban are now in negotiations to bring an end to 18 years of fighting. troop withdrawal, a cease-fire, intra-Afghan negotiations to follow and Taliban guarantees that Afghanistan will not be a launch pad for global terror attacks.

World News N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end
Author: 0 N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end

North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday in the seventh weapons launch in a month, South Korea's military said, a day after it threatened to remain America's biggest threat in protest of USA -led sanctions on the country.

World News Damascus to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib
Author: 0 Damascus to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib

Following their new advances in inter-provincial regions between Idlib and Hama the Syrian army also advanced into villages near the town of Al-Tamanah in the countryside of Hama province on Wednesday. Wednesday's advance saw government forces cutting of a pocket of territory stretching from the south of Idlib province into neighbouring Hama, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said.

World News Missouri woman wakes to find brown recluse spider in her ear
Author: 0 Missouri woman wakes to find brown recluse spider in her ear

Luckily, Torres survived the encounter without any bites from the spider , which are also known as violin spiders due to their markings. Brown recluse spiders are venomous. "I never thought they would crawl in your ear or any part of your body", Torres added. The brown recluse spider is one of two venomous spiders native to the US - along with the black widow.

World News Netanyahu Says Israeli Military Given 'Freedom' To Stop Threats From Iran
Author: 0 Netanyahu Says Israeli Military Given 'Freedom' To Stop Threats From Iran

The New York Times , citing Israeli and US officials, reported Friday that Israel bombed an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month. The fatwa issued Friday by Iran-based Grand Ayatollah Kazim al-Haeri comes after Iranian-backed Shiite militias in Iraq accused the United States of being behind recent attacks on their bases and weapons depots in Iraq.

World News 'Mystery drone strike' targets Iraq Shia militia base
Author: 0 'Mystery drone strike' targets Iraq Shia militia base

No one has claimed responsibility for those explosions or Tuesday's blast near the Balad air base in Salaheddin province, which sent smoke billowing from the area. He also canceled all special flight permissions for Iraqi and foreign aircraft, meaning sorties including by the US -led coalition operating against Islamic State militants must be cleared in advance by the prime minister.

World News Trump May Face Challenger on the Right
Author: 0 Trump May Face Challenger on the Right

That's - again, I'm not trying to be cute or coy. "You're running out of time ". No sitting president who wanted his party's nomination for a second term has failed to get it in the modern primary system, though Lyndon Johnson dropped out in 1968 rather than risk losing.

World News French prosecutors to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case
Author: 0 French prosecutors to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case

They said Epstein dangled his powerful connections to political and business leaders worldwide as he promised to boost their careers in exchange for sexual servitude. The lawsuit said Epstein continued assaults against her through 2010. Epstein's sweetheart plea deal was set up by former Trump administration Labor secretary and US attorney Alex Acosta and allowed the fancier to leave jail six days a week for his so-called "work release".

World News Billionaire David Koch dies at 79
Author: 0 Billionaire David Koch dies at 79

Charles and David Koch , each with an estimated net worth of $31 billion, tied in fourth place in 2012 on Forbes 500 list of the nation's richest men. He earned a bachelor's and a master's degree in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Koch left behind his wife, Julia, and their three children.

World News Putin issues missile order against US
Author: 0 Putin issues missile order against US

The test came after the USA and Russian Federation withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Russian officials have given a muted response in the weeks since the accident and USA -based nuclear experts suspect Russia was testing a nuclear-powered cruise missile.

World News Venezuela's Maduro says high-level talks with U.S. have been held for months
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro says high-level talks with U.S. have been held for months

But despite his widespread worldwide backing, Guaido has been unable to loosen Maduro's grip on power and in particular, the military. Maduro did not name any officials in his government participating in US meetings. "It's an incredible tribute to something bad happening, and the something bad is socialism", he said. Representatives of Norway, which is sponsoring the talks, met with both sides last week in Venezuela.

World News Trump Administration Announces Rule to Enable Detaining Immigrant Families Indefinitely
Author: 0 Trump Administration Announces Rule to Enable Detaining Immigrant Families Indefinitely

DHS officials said Tuesday that detaining and deporting even a small fraction of the families, perhaps 5% to 10% of apprehensions, could send a powerful message to smugglers and would-be migrants in Central America. On Tuesday, the officials said that the new regulation would send a strong message that bringing children to the U.S. was not "a passport" to being released from detention.

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