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World News Thousands of Paris police deployed over 'yellow vest' clash fears
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Yellow Vest protesters seeking respite from tear gas in a Paris train station were accompanied by an unexpected live soundtrack as a talented pianist played on nearby, undeterred by the melée around him. Due to the demonstrations, around 30 metro stations in Paris were closed. In the social networks, the yellow vests summoned to take Paris , urging that the Champs Elysees be the center of their manifestations in demand of social justice.

World News EU's Juncker says he is convinced Brexit will happen
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Britain's Brexit minister Secretary Stephen Barclay is meeting the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Friday, only a day after the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker expressed the certainty that a deal is possible by October 31.

World News Trump holds state dinner for Aussie PM Morrison
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted Morrison and his wife, Jenny, with handshakes and kisses on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the mansion Friday evening. He had said earlier Friday that he would love to attend the 2019 President's Cup golf tournament in Australia in December, if his schedule will allow it.

World News Former Tunisian president Ben Ali dies aged 83
Author: 0 Former Tunisian president Ben Ali dies aged 83

But he received widespread criticism for suppressing political freedoms and for widespread corruption. Ben Ali, who was hospitalised in Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, is said to have been fighting lung cancer. On Sunday, by contrast, Tunisians chose between 26 candidates, including both Ben Ali's own former supporter Moussi and an ex-political prisoner running for the conservative Ennahda party, which he banned.

World News Brexit, climate change on Johnson’s UNGA agenda
Author: 0 Brexit, climate change on Johnson’s UNGA agenda

But the government insisted Thursday it had sent "confidential technical non-papers which reflect the ideas the United Kingdom has been putting forward". Mr Barclay said failing to leave the European Union on October 31 was "not an option for this Government" but was challenged over how Mr Johnson's administration would comply with the law aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit .

World News Trump says Ukrainian leader call 'perfectly fine' amid whistleblowing storm
Author: 0 Trump says Ukrainian leader call 'perfectly fine' amid whistleblowing storm

Biden is leading Trump, a Republican, in most polls. "So the former vice president says they never talked, his son told The New Yorker a couple of months before this really blew up they did talk once". Mr Trump dismissed it all on Friday, insisting "it's nothing". Mr Trump, in the intervening time, has accused Democrats of attempting to distract from allegations he has been making against Joe Biden .

World News To Save the Planet From Climate Change, Students Take to the Streets
Author: 0 To Save the Planet From Climate Change, Students Take to the Streets

Speakers at the rally included a variety of people such as 19-year-old Artemisa Xakriabá, an indigenous activist from Brazil, and Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, marine biologist and CEO of the ocean conservation group Ocean Collectiv. The UN has called climate change the "defining issue of our time". "Keep your mobilization and more and more to hold my generation accountable", Guterres said.

World News Tear gas fired as rare protests break out in Egypt
Author: 0 Tear gas fired as rare protests break out in Egypt

Demonstrations were also reported in Egypt's second-largest city Alexandria and in Suez. Alongside the highway overlooking the Nile, near the sq., AFP journalists reported seeing small teams of individuals chanting anti-Sisi slogans after the speedy dispersal.

World News Climate change will grab globe’s focus with summit, strikes
Author: 0 Climate change will grab globe’s focus with summit, strikes

About 250,000 people marched in New York City demanding immediate action to curb climate change . The world nears a grave crisis due to consequences of climate change and solution to it is not possible only from regular efforts, but it needs combined efforts at the global level and this issue will be raised during the Summit on behalf of Nepal, according to the Minister.

World News Rep. Joe Kennedy To Launch Primary Challenge Against Sen. Markey
Author: 0 Rep. Joe Kennedy To Launch Primary Challenge Against Sen. Markey

Ocasio-Cortez credited Markey, who had already served in Congress almost 13 years when she was born in 1989, with being a "proud and strong progressive champion for working families" and with leading the push in the Senate for Green New Deal climate legislation: " Ed Markey was one of the few people that had the courage to stand up and take a chance", she said.

World News Malaysia, Indonesia shut thousands of schools over forest fires haze
Author: 0 Malaysia, Indonesia shut thousands of schools over forest fires haze

The hot spots activities in Sumatra and Kalimantan are likely to continue under the prevailing dry conditions. Indonesians on social media immediately condemned the campaign. Authorities have closed about 2,500 schools in total, affecting nearly 2 million students, as Kuala Lumpur and Kuching in Sarawak were among the world's most polluted cities .

World News Climate protests: Marches worldwide against global warming
Author: 0 Climate protests: Marches worldwide against global warming

Thunberg has galvanised young people around the world since she started protesting alone with a sign outside the Swedish parliament building in August 2018. Trump called global warming a "hoax" before becoming president. In India, dozens of students and activists rallied in the capital, New Delhi, outside the country's Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, carrying banners that read "Eco, not ego!" and chanting "I want to breathe clean".

World News Trump calls new border wall a ‘world-class security system’
Author: 0 Trump calls new border wall a ‘world-class security system’

Big-city mayors in California have said the homelessness problem in the most-populous USA state should not be a partisan issue. The video highlights of the steel and concrete-filled bollards shows that they are now under construction. Crews are installing 270 panels a day, each one with eight bollards. During a visit to a stretch of the border fence erected in Otay Mesa, southern California, Trump on Wednesday said the "tremendous national emergency" involving drugs and human trafficking ...

World News Zarif warns of 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran
Author: 0 Zarif warns of 'all-out war' in case of military strike on Iran

Last month, Trump called off a military attack on Iran at the last minute after Tehran downed an unmanned USA military drone. Speaking to CNN , Mr Zarif continued to deny any Iranian responsibility for the Saudi attacks, instead pointing to Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, who have claimed responsibility.

World News German ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia extended
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It was announced in June that the issuing of new licences for military exports to the Middle Eastern country would be suspended. Merkel's coalition government in October 2018 imposed a first six-month arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, amid shock over Khashoggi's murder.

World News U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences
Author: 0 U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

A separate poll out this month showed a majority of households were anxious that tariffs could raise prices and said they would at least partly blame Trump in the event of a recession. "And what I would say is, whatever path he wanted to take to improve a trade relationship, do not empower the other side to hurt your farmers and your consumers", Pelosi said.

World News Gunmaker Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market
Author: 0 Gunmaker Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

The company will concentrate on its military and law enforcement contracts, which Veilleux said are "absorbing all of Colt's manufacturing capacity for rifles". He noted that existing contracts with the US military and law enforcement departments were "absorbing all of Colt's manufacturing capacity for rifles".

World News Japan: 3 acquitted in Fukushima nuclear disaster case
Author: 0 Japan: 3 acquitted in Fukushima nuclear disaster case

For reasons of worldwide PR, observers do not expect Tokyo to take any drastic steps until after the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have concluded. Activists gather for a rally in front of the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo on September 19, 2019, after the court acquitted three former officials from the firm that operated the Fukushima nuclear plant.

World News Swami Chinmayanand: India ex-minister arrested in sexual abuse case
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The law student, who is enrolled in a postgraduate course at one of the colleges run by Chinmayanand's organisation, had levelled allegations of rape and physically exploitation against the former Union minister. In the previous case in 2018, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a BJP lawmaker also from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested for his alleged role in the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl.

World News Envoy O'Brien to be US National Security Adviser
Author: 0 Envoy O'Brien to be US National Security Adviser

O'Brien will replace John Bolton , the third USA national security advisor during the Trump administration, who ended his tenure over a week ago, as his relationship with Trump frayed over policy differences. O'Brien is a lesser known name in foreign policy circles, and is now serving as the special envoy for hostage affairs at the State Department. In December 2018, Trump announced that the US would be withdrawing military forces from the country, only to have Bolton condition that ...

World News United Kingdom rebuffs European Union call for Brexit Irish border solution by end September
Author: 0 United Kingdom rebuffs European Union call for Brexit Irish border solution by end September

It already did so just before it was suspended, legislating that the government must seek a three-month delay of Brexit if it can't get a divorce deal by late October. Finland holds the rotating presidency of the 28-nation bloc. The EU has called for a clear alternative well before Mr Johnson attends a potentially decisive leaders' summit in Brussels on 17-18 October.

World News Trump wants to attend Australia golf tournament
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President Trump , Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and guests will dine on Dover sole and summer squash as US military bands fill the air with music in the green- and gold-themed Rose Garden Friday night - only the second state dinner of the Trump White House.

World News Mechanic Sabotaged Plane Over Contract Dispute
Author: 0 Mechanic Sabotaged Plane Over Contract Dispute

The criminal complaint filed in federal court indicated that Alani has been charged with "willfully damaging, destroying, disabling, or wrecking an aircraft , and attempting to do so". The takeoff was aborted and an examination uncovered a loosely connected tube connected to the system as well as a dark Styrofoam-type material obstructing the system.

World News Jerry becomes Category 1 hurricane swirling in Atlantic
Author: 0 Jerry becomes Category 1 hurricane swirling in Atlantic

This comes less than a week after Category 3 Humberto's eyewall nicked Bermuda's northern fringe Wednesday night, bringing winds gusting over 130 miles per hour. With little inhibition, it could become a major hurricane. There is a chance this feature is steered northward over the middle of the Atlantic perhaps before approaching the Lesser Antilles.

World News Tour bus crash near national park in Utah kills 4
Author: 0 Tour bus crash near national park in Utah kills 4

Utah's Highway 12 is considered one of the most varied and scenic drives in the country. "This is pretty overwhelming for a little county of 4,900 people", Garfield County Commissioner Leland Pollock told KSL-TV, a local NBC affiliate station.

World News Taliban truck bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan
Author: 0 Taliban truck bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan

Pompeo is direct about his reasons: "Due to identified Afghan government corruption and financial mismanagement, the US government is returning approximately $100 million to the US Treasury that was intended for a large energy infrastructure project", which involved "transmission infrastructure" between Ghazni and Kandahar and Kajaki and Kandahar.

World News Angry parent tells Johnson the NHS is being 'destroyed' during hospital visit
Author: 0 Angry parent tells Johnson the NHS is being 'destroyed' during hospital visit

Boris Johnson - who has already pledged millions to improve the NHS tried to calm Omar Salem - a Labour activist , who was verbally abusive to the caring Prime Minister - that kinder, gentler politics again folks! An angry father of a sick child confronted Boris Johnson who could just stand listening to the man's grievances silently and apparently had no answers.

World News California Governor Signs AB5 Bill Into Law Protecting Gig Workers
Author: 0 California Governor Signs AB5 Bill Into Law Protecting Gig Workers

The bill was approved last week after several months of steep debate between tech companies, Uber and Lyft drivers pushing for worker protections, and some gig workers who preferred the independent status. "(It is) landmark legislation for workers and our economy." "However, should this new law negatively impact legitimate independent owner-operators, we will challenge it in every way possible", OOIDA said.

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