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Global News Rape charges dropped but Assange faces arrest in Britain
Author: 0 Rape charges dropped but Assange faces arrest in Britain

Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy at the latest 30 days after the start of our government", Lasso told Reuters back in February. Some legal experts have said Sweden's action makes Assange's position more precarious because Britain had previously been bound to give priority to Sweden's extradition request over any warrant from the US.

Global News Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists
Author: 0 Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

The convergence of national security interests between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia were spelled out by National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. Namely, that all avenues in the global fight against extremism lead to Iran. White House aides view the address as a counter to Obama's 2009 speech to the Muslim world, which Trump criticized as too apologetic for US actions in the region.

Global News Amit Shah begins three-day Telangana visit
Author: 0 Amit Shah begins three-day Telangana visit

Alleging that the TRS government failed to take some of the Central schemes to the people, he said the party cadre should enlighten the people about it. He will also inaugurate a library named after Nanaji Deshmukh and an e-library. The Nanaji Deshmukh library will have around 2,000 books on various subjects, Tandon said.

Global News Trump to hold crunch meeting on Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to hold crunch meeting on Paris climate deal

France's president-elect Emmanuel Macron after casting his ballot in Le Touquet on Sunday. Today, White House advisors postponed a "key meeting" to discuss America's involvement in the Paris Agreement, Politico reports. The United States is the world´s number two carbon polluter, after China. Sources have said he is leaning toward pulling out of the global climate change agreement, although his daughter, Ivanka, is reportedly encouraging her father to honor the pact.

Global News ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP's 41, three Greens
Author: 0 ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP's 41, three Greens

The 1952 minority government lasted nine months, before W.A.C. Bennett won a majority and governed for another 19 years. The popular vote on Tuesday gave the Liberals about 17,800 more votes than the New Democrats. Since then, Mr. Weaver, an internationally acclaimed climate scientist, and his party have had their eye on gains that were just beyond their grasp in 2013, a lot of them on Vancouver Island.

Global News Joe Lieberman is top contender for new FBI director
Author: 0 Joe Lieberman is top contender for new FBI director

Lieberman served in the Senate for more than two decades and was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2000 with Al Gore, then the sitting vice president. Lieberman abandoned his party after he lost his 2006 primary to Ned Lamont, and he lost that election mainly because of his zealous support for the Iraq war and his perceived closeness to Bush in connection with that.

Global News Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea
Author: 0 Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

That may set up a possible dispute with Seoul as Moon favors talks with the North and has said he would re-establish trade ties between the two countries, which remain technically at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty.

Global News 'Extraordinary': Trump Administration Seeks to Shut Down Lobbyist Ethics Probe
Author: 0 'Extraordinary': Trump Administration Seeks to Shut Down Lobbyist Ethics Probe

The White House is challenging the authority of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) in its bid to quash the watchdog's inquiry into just how many ex-lobbyists are on the administration's payroll, The New York Times reported . Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, urged Shaub to continue pursuing his office's demand for copies of waivers of ethics rules.

Author: 0 Trump heads for Israeli-Palestinian talks

This information can be useful to Western allies, who have experienced attacks by Islamic extremists as well. Israelis will closely watch the signals Trump sends during his two-day visit, which will include a tour of the Holocaust memorial at Yad Vashem, a speech at the Israel Museum and the first visit by a sitting US president to the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.

Global News Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks
Author: 0 Egypt refers militants to military trial over church attacks

He added that they were also suspected of undergoing training at ISIL military camps in Libya and Syria. An earlier bombing at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul church in the heart of Cairo killed 29 people on December 11 past year. Egypt is facing a more than three-year-old insurgency led by ISIS that intensified after general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi led the military in ousting Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in 2013 after mass protests against his rule.

Global News Indian Cabbie Attacked By Couple In Australia
Author: 0 Indian Cabbie Attacked By Couple In Australia

According to news agency ANI, the Hobart-based driver said he was attacked by a couple he picked up on Friday night, after he raised objections against the women passenger, who kept opening the door on the way, to throw up. He was admitted to the Royal Hobart Hospital and the passengers were charged with assaulting him. "It was alleged a racial comment was made during the assault but it does not appear that the incident was racially-motivated", said the officer.

Global News Publicly-owned utilities will cut bills by £220 annually, says Labour
Author: 0 Publicly-owned utilities will cut bills by £220 annually, says Labour

However, let's be clear - what we will be putting over is the type of leader Jeremy will be, and people will respect him, I think. Mr Corbyn defended his tax plans, which include a guarantee of no hikes in VAT, personal national insurance contributions or income tax for 95% of workers, and insisted it was "reasonable" to look to raise money from the highest earners.

Global News Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states
Author: 0 Flash flood watches cover parts of 6 southern states

Biggest threats will be flash and localized flooding, gusty winds, and possible hail. Lingering showers and storms will continue through Wednesday, which will extend the possibility of flooding. From time to time, over the course of Monday, Monday night , and Tuesday , some of those waves of wet weather will drift eastward toward Mississippi.

Author: 0 May to campaign in the north-east as she targets Labour's 'deserted' voters

The fate of a BBC cameraman taken to hospital after Mr Corbyn's auto ran over his foot and Unite union boss Len McCluskey's tumble feature on The Times , Daily Telegraph and The Sun covers. "So no more hand-holding with Donald Trump - a Labour government will conduct a robust and independent foreign policy made in Britain", he said, in a dig at May for holding Trump's hand during a visit to Washington earlier this year.

Author: 0 Syrian Opposition Captures Most of Tabqa from Daesh

The seizure of Tabqa and Tabqa Dam comes just days after President Donald Trump authorized the Pentagon to equip the Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces. A USA official told Reuters that the United States was looking to boost intelligence cooperation with Turkey to support its fight against the PKK. Talal Sillo, a commander with SDF, said no weapons have yet been delivered to the group but that the US-led coalition had said that fast delivery was expected from weapons already in ...

Author: 0 Former Sen. Joe Lieberman top pick for Trump's new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump is " very close " to selecting an interim candidate to replace former FBI Director James Comey, he told White House reporters on Thursday. "She understands national security". That same year, he was one of 17 Democrats who joined Republicans in voting in favor of an amendment of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act giving the US authority to monitor the calls and emails of Americans communicating with people outside of the country without a warrant.

Author: 0 French troops will remain in Sahel until militants eradicated - Macron

New President of France, Emmanuel Macron on Friday said its country would continue in the fight against "Islamist terrorists" in Mali, during a short visit to the country. Speaking alongside Malian President Keita, Macron promised that France would be "uncompromising" in its fight against militant Islamists in Mali and the Sahel.

Global News North Korea tests another missile
Author: 0 North Korea tests another missile

All 15 members of the UN Security Council, the world organization's most powerful body, this week called the launch a violation of existing sanctions and vowed to take new measures, including additional sanctions. Asked about Beijing and Moscow's support for the six previous rounds of United Nations sanctions, Kim said both countries are "close neighbors" who "understand our nuclear projection occurred through the USA continued nuclear threat and its hostile policy" toward North Korea.

Author: 0 Syria condemns USA airstrikes as 'flagrant aggression'

The Syrian government called the airstrikes a "blatant attack on forces fighting terrorism" on state television. A road between Iraq and Syria would facilitate the flow of assistance from Iran, which strongly supports Assad. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon that the USA strike was defensive in nature. Kosachev also commented on the words of US Defense Secretary James Mattis, who said, referring to the recent airstrike, that Washington was defending its troops and ...

Global News 30 leaders reaffirm their commitment to Belt and Road
Author: 0 30 leaders reaffirm their commitment to Belt and Road

Xi announced that China will contribute an additional 100 billion yuan (about $14.5 billion) to the $40 billion Silk Road Fund to scale up financial support for the Belt and Road Initiative. There's one drawback to the project observers are calling China's Marshall Plan . Xi also appealed to foreign leaders to resist pressure to close markets.

Author: 0 Impeachment guide: What it would take to impeach a president

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", the White House said, adding, "The President has the utmost respect for our law enforcement agencies, and all investigations". Analysts started tossing around "obstruction of justice", so a formal call for impeachment seemed inevitable. Then came the revelation, from Trump himself , that the FBI's investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation was a factor ...

Global News Julian Assange hails
Author: 0 Julian Assange hails "victory" as Sweden drops rape probe, still facing arrest

The day began with the dramatic announcement in Sweden that the rape investigation was being suspended. But Swedish officials said the decision only drops the case and is not a ruling on Assange's guilt or innocence. The UK government declined to comment Friday on whether the US has asked for Assange's extradition, but last month US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Assange's arrest was a "priority".

Global News JK: Restrictions imposed in three areas in Srinagar
Author: 0 JK: Restrictions imposed in three areas in Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a media interview said that the campaign to malign Hurriyet and the ongoing movement in Kashmir by Indian media is part of the strategy, KMS reported. Farooq was shot dead by militants on May 21, 1990, and Lone was killed by ultras during a commemoration rally for the former on the same day in 2002.

Global News Reporters barred from Kushner Companies' visa-for-investment event in China
Author: 0 Reporters barred from Kushner Companies' visa-for-investment event in China

The visa allows principal investors and their immediate family members to live and work legally in the exchange for a minimum investment of $500,000 in a commercial enterprise that creates at least 10 permanent full-time jobs. In early April, China approved with unusual rapidity trademarks for Ivanka Trump's line of jewelry, handbags, and spa services. By gerrymandering together rich geographic areas with poor ones, developers have managed to win approval from economic development ...

Author: 0 China, ASEAN agree on code of conduct framework in South China Sea

That document saw all eleven parties pledge their commitment to eventually conclude a binding code of conduct. Until recently, progress has been slow amid disputes over the body of water that China claims virtually in its entirety. However, Liu said the agreement laid a "solid foundation" for further negotiations. The terms were reached at a meeting in the southwestern province of Guizhou.

Author: 0 Deutsche Bank AG Raises easyJet plc (EZJ) Price Target to GBX 1125

The SI to Cinemark Holdings Incorporated's float is 6.17%. About shares traded. CareDx Inc (NASDAQ:CDNA) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock has "Buy" rating by Shore Capital on Monday, December 19. Wedbush maintained Cinemark Holdings, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity to "Hold" on Thursday, June 16.

Author: 0 Dozens Walk Out at Notre Dame to Protest Pence

But while some universities have seen protests against controversial speakers erupt into violent confrontations, recent peaceful protests against Pence on college campuses poke holes in his claim that "free speech and civility are waning on campuses across America".

Author: 0 Trump may let PM visit Kotel with him

This would cast in doubt any USA help in shoring up Prime Minister Netanyahu's support for settlements. He'll make history a second time when he becomes the first serving USA president to visit the Western Wall - the holiest place of prayer for the Jewish people.

Global News Labour reaches highest rating yet in latest General Election poll
Author: 0 Labour reaches highest rating yet in latest General Election poll

The Conservatives' share of voters was steady at 49 percent, but Labour's increased by 8 points from three weeks ago to 34 percent, according to the poll commissioned by the London Evening Standard newspaper. Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016.

Author: 0 Trump's trade negotiator makes Asia debut at APEC talks

The decision, which fell short of a wholehearted commitment to move ahead immediately, came on the sidelines of a meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries that has highlighted the turmoil in global trade negotiations. Mr. Lighthizer was also due to meet Mexico's trade minister, according to a schedule from organisers. "Cooperation plans and their fine goals might still fail to turn into reality when we lack trust, political determination and coordination to safeguard a ...

Global News North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea
Author: 0 North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

This launch is the latest in a long list of weapons tests carried out by the regime of Kim Jong-un, particularly since past year. South Korea's defense minister said that the latest North Korean ballistic missile test shows that Pyongyang's missile program is developing faster than expected, Reuters reported Tuesday.

Global News Trump seeks 'coalition of nations' to 'stamp out extremism'
Author: 0 Trump seeks 'coalition of nations' to 'stamp out extremism'

The arms deal includes the sale of cybersecurity technology, tanks, artillery, ships, helicopters and radar missile-defense systems. The White House confirmed the draft was authentic, but cautioned the president had not yet signed off on the final product and that changes could be made.

Author: 0 Chris Cornell Passes Away Hours After Soundgarden Gig In Detroit

The Guardian pointed out that Cornell had been tweeting messages regarding his sold out concert merely hours before his death. Cornell , with little formal training, had one of the music world's most wide-ranging voices. Led Zeppelin rocker Jimmy Page described him as an incredibly talented artist. Soundgarden had one of the heaviest sounds in grunge, with trappings of heavy metal, even though Cornell cited The Beatles as his biggest influence.

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