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World News India's cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes
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A 40-year-old man in California this week became the seventh to die after a national outbreak of the lung disease, it was confirmed on Monday. Since August, there have been seven deaths linked to the use of vapes, one of which was in Indiana.

World News St Albans pupils to join in with climate change school strikes
Author: 0 St Albans pupils to join in with climate change school strikes

A spokesman for the TEN Group, which is responsible for Attleborough, Fakenham and Wayland Academy said the strike had not been brought up by students, student bodies or parents in any of the schools. Albuquerque's Transit Department provided 2,000 free bus passes to 350 New Mexico for the climate action events, including for students to attend Friday's strike.

World News Whistleblower Complains After Trump 'Promise' to Leader
Author: 0 Whistleblower Complains After Trump 'Promise' to Leader

Schiff said last week that Maguire is required to share the complaint with Congress and said the attempt to hold it back "raises serious concerns about whether White House, Department of Justice or other executive branch officials are trying to prevent a legitimate whistleblower complaint from reaching its intended recipient, the Congress, in order to cover up serious misconduct".

World News China trade reps to resume face-to-face talks
Author: 0 China trade reps to resume face-to-face talks

Trump has threatened punitive measures against Chinese goods if Beijing does not cut down the trade deficit by $100 billion in a month and United States dollars 200 billion by 2020. Would they like to see somebody else win? Beijing also exempted US soybeans and pork from a scheduled tariff hike, after which Trump announced a delay on tariff hikes for a list of Chinese goods.

World News EDITORIAL COMMENT: President Ramaphosa apology for xenophobia welcome
Author: 0 EDITORIAL COMMENT: President Ramaphosa apology for xenophobia welcome

President Ramaphosa was on Saturday during the funeral of the former Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, reported to have apologized for the attacks on foreign nationals in his country. On Monday, Nigerian Consul-General Godwin Adamu said a Nigerian airline, Air Peace, would fly the nationals home, followed by a second flight immediately afterwards.

Author: 0 Top intelligence official to brief Congress on whistleblower complaint

President Donald Trump says he would never say anything "inappropriate" on a call with a foreign leader. The complaint has led to a standoff between Congress and acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire , who has refused to turn over the complaint to the House Intelligence Committee.

World News Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student
Author: 0 Long Island teen charged with murder in stabbing death of student

Said Fitzpatrick: "Kids stood here and didn't help Khaseen; they'd rather video this event ..." At a press conference on Tuesday, before any arrests had been made, Fitzpatrick said it was a "prearranged" fight over a "girl and a perception of who she might be dating or who she might be hanging with at this time".

World News Belgian F-16 crashes in France, pilots safe-Belgian Air Force
Author: 0 Belgian F-16 crashes in France, pilots safe-Belgian Air Force

The second pilot is now stuck with his parachute hanging from a high-voltage electricity line. Emergency workers extracted the pilot safely after cutting off power in the area, and he was been taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks, a spokesman for the regional administration told The Associated Press .

World News How To Support The Global Climate Strike
Author: 0 How To Support The Global Climate Strike

Janet Grand, of The Bird House Nature Company, shown at an awards event, has chose to close her downtown business the next two Fridays in support of the Global Climate Strike . It is expected to be the largest global climate action ever. While congressman Garret Graves acknowledged that "aggressive action" is needed, he said it was critical to make "sure we're moving forward based on facts".

World News Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election
Author: 0 Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

Netanyahu is seeking an unprecedented fifth term while simultaneously facing a rash of corruption allegations that have eroded his popularity and threatened to remove him from office. That could allow Arab parties to block Netanyahu from continuing as prime minister if they decide to break with precedent and endorse Gantz for the job.

World News Turkey says delivery of second S-400 battery complete
Author: 0 Turkey says delivery of second S-400 battery complete

The leaders of Turkey , Russia and Iran have announced the formation of a committee to draft a new Syrian constitution as the first step in a political solution to Syria's eight-year conflict. We understand how important it is for both Syria and its neighbouring countries to stand up for their territorial integrity. That has strained Turkey's relations with its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the United States , which backs the Syrian Kurds as the main fighting force ...

World News Beto O'Rourke's attempt to shift the Overton window on guns
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke's attempt to shift the Overton window on guns

It was no longer visible on his profile on Friday morning. WASHINGTON | Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns. Democratic presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks with the press after the third Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season in Houston , Sept.

World News Saudi oil attacks: Weaponising oil in the Gulf
Author: 0 Saudi oil attacks: Weaponising oil in the Gulf

He called it an " act of war " without divulging USA's future course of action. The US says it was in global territory. He added: "For the defence of one's country, we are ready to provide help to Saudi Arabia ". He also claims that debris from three cruise missiles that failed to reach Abqaiq were recovered from north of the site. Iran has said the Iranian leader has yet to receive a visa for the trip.

World News Iran confirms holding 3 Australians on spying charges
Author: 0 Iran confirms holding 3 Australians on spying charges

The Iranian Judiciary spokesman added that two other Australian nationals, Jolie King and Mark Firkin have also been indicted for "filming military centers using a drone". While Esmaili did not name the accused, the three Australian citizens had already been identified by British and Australian media . Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne said that the government had been working on securing their release for more than a week.

World News Fla. Couple Allegedly Had Sex in Police Car After DUI Arrests
Author: 0 Fla. Couple Allegedly Had Sex in Police Car After DUI Arrests

When the deputy with the Nassau County Sheriff's Office pulled the pair over, he noticed that they reeked of booze and had bloodshot eyes. They had no lights on their bikes and had nearly crashed into multiple cars. When the deputy tried to stop the couple, Thomas shoved him to the ground and ran completely naked from the scene . Then the scenario changed its shape and some awkward things starting to happen in the backseat of the vehicle.

World News Girl, 10, dies due to infection she caught in river
Author: 0 Girl, 10, dies due to infection she caught in river

It is with a heavy hear that we share the news of 10-year-old Lily Avant passing away after battling a brain infection she contracted while swimming in the Brazos River. "Lily was an absolute blessing to our elementary school", he said. "She is an outstanding student, but more importantly, she is just a tremendous person", Dowdy said.

World News Saudi Arabia says drones attacked oil facilities
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says drones attacked oil facilities

Yemen's Houthi rebels took responsibility for the attacks but they are often backed by Iran . The two installations are owned by the state oil company Aramco, which describes the Abqaiq oil processing facility as "the largest crude oil stabilisation plant in the world".

World News Hong Kong activists take cause to US Congress Urge pressure on Beijing
Author: 0 Hong Kong activists take cause to US Congress Urge pressure on Beijing

The PR firms said that "the time is not right" to restore the territory's reputation, Ms Lam told reporters. Today, after months of anti-government protests, China sees the tycoons, primarily property developers, as people responsible for the city's grave socioeconomic injustices, which are sending young people into the streets.

World News Australian cyclist dies while trying to escape swooping magpie
Author: 0 Australian cyclist dies while trying to escape swooping magpie

The rider was thrown to the ground and suffered a serious head injury. Paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was airlifted to St George Hospital in a critical condition . "As we walked into the park, I remember seeing a sign, a small sign, that said swooping magpies, and I was like, "Okay, hey kids remember - keep your hats on", Stacey said.

World News New York prosecutors subpoena Trump tax returns
Author: 0 New York prosecutors subpoena Trump tax returns

Federal prosecutors in NY and Washington spent months probing payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign to two women who said they had affairs with Trump, including Daniels and model Karen McDougal. Vance is eyeing the $130,000 that was paid to Daniels by Trump fixer Michael Cohen just before the November 2016 vote. No one besides Cohen was charged, though prosecutors said in public court filings that Trump himself was aware of and directed the payments.

World News Family Makes 'Sickening' Find at Home of Indiana Abortion Doctor Ulrich Klopfer
Author: 0 Family Makes 'Sickening' Find at Home of Indiana Abortion Doctor Ulrich Klopfer

According to a statement from the Will County Sheriff's Office, Thursday afternoon, just nine days after Klopfer died, an attorney representing Klopfer's family told the Will County coroner that while going through the doctor's personal property family members found "what appeared to be fetal remains" and asked the coroner's office for help with "proper removal".

World News Firefighter killed in ME building explosion
Author: 0 Firefighter killed in ME building explosion

Tuesday morning, beginning at 6 a.m., Route 2 will be closed in the area of High Street and the Farmington Falls Road. Shortly after firefighters arrived on the scene to investigate, the building exploded. Farmington is about 70 miles north of Portland . Video grab from the site shows the building was home to a nonprofit which was aiding people with cognitive and intellectual challenges.

World News NY to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths
Author: 0 NY to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths

New York Dept. of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker will hold an emergency meeting with the New York Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) this week to carry out the ban, a press release from Cuomo's office states. nicotine", Cuomo said. "The vaping companies' only rationale is, well, we're better than cigarettes". Even knowing this, there are still calls for flavored vape bans from concerned parents and legislators.

World News Drug Company that Makes Oxycontin Files for Bankruptcy
Author: 0 Drug Company that Makes Oxycontin Files for Bankruptcy

A lead lawyer for the case told Star Vancouver that his team is pursuing members of the Sackler family directly for what they say is their role in the opioid crisis. She attacked " the carnage left by the Sacklers' greed ". Under terms of the tentative settlement, bankruptcy will spell the end, at least in its current form, of a company that three immigrant Sackler brothers bought in 1952.

World News Taliban sends delegation to Russian Federation amid troubled US-Afghan talks
Author: 0 Taliban sends delegation to Russian Federation amid troubled US-Afghan talks

The new arrangement was worked out during talks in Doha, the capital of Qatar, according to representatives from both the Taliban and the Red Cross. Even then, the Taliban will have the upper hand. Trump's decision was apparently aimed at pushing the Taliban to accept certain conditions, particularly a permanent ceasefire and direct talks with the Afghan government.

World News N.Korea's Kim invited Trump to visit Pyongyang in August, says report
Author: 0 N.Korea's Kim invited Trump to visit Pyongyang in August, says report

Kim spoke of his desire for a third summit, . while extending an invitation for Trump to visit North Korea . Trump said in early August that Kim had sent him a "very handsome letter" that mostly complained "about the ridiculous and expensive" joint military drills between the US and South Korea , adding that Kim had apologised for the short-range missile tests.

World News Amit Shah ends controversy over his 'Hindi' remarks
Author: 0 Amit Shah ends controversy over his 'Hindi' remarks

The formula as enunciated in the 1968 National Policy Resolution provided for the study of Hindi , English and modern Indian language (preferably one of the southern languages) in the Hindi speaking states and Hindi, English and a regional language in the non-Hindi speaking States.

World News Trump raises $15 million despite war with top California officials
Author: 0 Trump raises $15 million despite war with top California officials

In more recent Tweets , Trump has stated his attempts to undercut California's emissions standards will result in cars will be "far safer and much less expensive". "It slams the brakes on technological advancement and throws a wrench into states' ability to deal with air pollution and confront the growing risk of climate change ", Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said in a statement .

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