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Global News Threatening letters sent to Georgia congressional candidate's home, news stations
Author: 0 Threatening letters sent to Georgia congressional candidate's home, news stations

Law enforcement officials said the suspicious packages delivered to Karen Handel's Roswell neighborhood were also mailed from Greenville. "The packages contained threatening letters and a suspicious substance", Handel said . One woman opened the envelope, found a white powdery substance inside and called police Thursday afternoon. The letter, which called Ms. Handel the c-word and a fascist, also told the recipients to "take a whiff of the power and join her in the hospital...resist the ...

Author: 0 'Anxiety and fear' over Tory-DUP deal: Sinn Fein

Sinn Féin says a new independent chair should be chosen instead, to lead the talks between the major Northern parties on the return of Stormont. He said: "Any deal which undercuts in any way the process here or the Good Friday and the other agreements is one which has to be opposed by progressives".

Author: 0 Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

Attorney General Bill Schuette charged Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office according to the Detroit Free Press . High levels of lead were found in the blood of Flint children in September 2015, causing doctors to urge Flint to stop drawing water from the Flint River .

Global News US expands review of cyanide predator traps after boy hurt
Author: 0 US expands review of cyanide predator traps after boy hurt

Warmbier is in stable condition at the UC Medical Center, where he was taken immediately after his arrival in OH late Tuesday after more than 17 months in North Korean captivity. "What did I say to my son?" The trial took place over a year ago, and Warmbier is thought to have entered the coma in the weeks after the trial. Warmbier, from Wyoming, Ohio, has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea, his family said on Tuesday.

Global News Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

The FBI has not yet released any details about the ongoing investigation. (Derik Holtmann/Belleville News-Democrat, via AP). Sanders paid tribute to Capitol Police for their response to the shooting, and said his "hopes and prayers" are with House GOP Whip Steve Scalise and others who were wounded.

Author: 0 Putin offers political asylum to Comey, likens him to Snowden

Putin said there is a similarity between Comey and Snowden as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's decision to leak details of his conversations with Trump to the media had placed him in a vulnerable position and meant he had behaved more like an activist than an Federal Bureau of Investigation chief.

Global News DVACK to hold screening for Elder Abuse Awareness Month
Author: 0 DVACK to hold screening for Elder Abuse Awareness Month

She said she was proud of those elderly people who "come forward and ask for help". According to Courtney Train, a DVACK spokesperson, every year an estimated one in ten elders are abused in the United States. He said that in Vance County there are nearly 10,000 people who are over 60 years old. The U.N. Mission Statement for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day proposes framing discussion of such abuse in the human rights context and urging nations to "take concrete action", "develop ...

Global News Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten
Author: 0 Government: 7 killed in explosion at east China kindergarten

Police said an unknown number of people, including children, were wounded in the blast in Fengxian county in the eastern Jiangsu province. Preliminary investigations by police suggest it was a criminal offence and a suspect has been targeted, according to official Chinese news agency, Xinhua .

Author: 0 Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator, said that Brexit can be halted, but if Britain reversed course it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or opt-outs from key EU rules. Uncertainty over Brexit has already had a "negative impact on everybody in Europe, especially on Britain", said Mr Verhofstadt. "Her wish and will was not really too much accepted by the British people", he said.

Global News The US Has Just Produced More Renewable Energy Than Ever Before
Author: 0 The US Has Just Produced More Renewable Energy Than Ever Before

BNEF expects the global lithium-ion battery market to be worth $239 billion between now and 2040, and for electric vehicles to account for 13% of electricity generation in the U.S. - China and India represent the biggest markets for new power generation, drawing $4 trillion, or about 39 percent all investment in the industry.

Author: 0 White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

If one tactical mistake was made by Comey in this dramatic political chess match, it was his decision to enlist a friend, voluntarily disclosed as a Columbia Law School professor, to slip the transcript of his one-on-one meeting with Trump to a New York Times reporter, who got it into print.

Global News Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Author: 0 Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

Warmbier arrived in OH after be. Fred Warmbier , the father of an American student detained in North Korea in January 2016, credits the Trump administration with bringing Otto home. The doctors said they did not find any evidence of botulism and that Warmbier has been in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness"- unable to understand his surroundings or move.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion charges

The Portuguese revenue authority is investigating alleged tax fraud by clubs and football players, including Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo , local newspaper Publico reported on Wednesday. [Cristiano Ronaldo has never] had a tax problem, contrary to what the Spanish prosecutors insinuate. "Last month, tax officials said Ronaldo adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra $6.7 million in 2014".

Global News Injured In Shooting At Fort Carson Army Post
Author: 0 Injured In Shooting At Fort Carson Army Post

Fort Carson is located about 65 miles north of Denver. Fort Carson officials said there is not an active shooter situation, but all personnel are sheltering in place while the situation is being investigated. Initial reports of an active shooter on the post were inaccurate, Fort Carson officials said after a suspect was taken into custody. This is a developing situation, and this story will be updated when more information is available .

Author: 0 Struggle to ID London horror blaze victims

Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday morning, after Wednesday's blaze turned it into a flaming torch in minutes. Firefighters trying to race into the building were protected from falling debris by police officers, who placed riot shields over their heads. "We like to think of ourselves as "roughty, toughty" and heroes - they are heroes - but they have feelings".

Author: 0 No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

Sessions has recused himself from the investigation. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Ruddy never spoke to Trump about the issue of firing Mueller. Leahy says he wants to know why Sessions "has provided false testimony" about those contacts. Congressman Adam Schiff, the most senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Congress would not sit still if Mr Trump fired Mr Mueller and tried to appoint his own replacement.

Author: 0 OPEC Output Jumps in May

Last month, OPEC and top nonproducers made a decision to extend their production cut to remove 1.8 million barrels per day from the market until March 2018 in an effort to push stockpiles below the five-year average. Oil stocks are near record highs in some parts of the world, and producers that are not part of the OPEC deal are increasing output. Production rose by 12,000 barrels a day to 9.33 million barrels per day.

Author: 0 A deadly fire in a London tower prompts sharp questions

Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower this morning 32 hours after fire engulfed the building in the early hours of yesterday and turned it into a huge flaming torch in minutes. Ms Cotton said the upper floors of the building are still to be searched. "I don't want to see social unrest coming from this, but there is a very hard and angry atmosphere up there with the council", she said.

Global News BJP, Sena spar with each other ahead of Amit Shah-Thackeray meet
Author: 0 BJP, Sena spar with each other ahead of Amit Shah-Thackeray meet

Maharashtra farmers protest: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray warned its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday evening. BJP leaders have been expressing confidence that they are in a position to get their candidate elected for the top constitutional post with the support of allies as well as some regional parties.

Global News Brazil's Electoral Court Spares Temer. He's Still the President
Author: 0 Brazil's Electoral Court Spares Temer. He's Still the President

That spared recession-ravaged Brazil being plunged into its second leadership crisis in 14 months, following the impeachment of leftist president Dilma Rousseff previous year and her replacement by her then-vice president Temer. "Now is the time for the rescue", said Judge Luiz Fux, voting to remove Temer. According to Veja , Temer's team is looking for a way to discredit Fachin - and thus hopefully sink the investigation.

Author: 0 South Africa supports mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. To meet the dairy products demand in his country, a Qatari business man has chose to airlift 4,000 cows from Australia and the U.S. Qatar announced it had launched direct shipping services to ports in Oman, a move that bypasses a Gulf "blockade". Qatar, which has yet to retaliate in the crisis, also could turn off supplies to those now opposing it as well, especially the United Arab ...

Global News Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims
Author: 0 Congressional baseball practice shooting: What we know about the victims

The 66-year-old gunman was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville , Illinois, an ardent supporter of liberal Senator Bernie Sanders - who said he was "sickened" by the "despicable act". It is one of the most anticipated events of summer at the Capitol, with Democrats and Republicans splitting the 79 games that have been played over the years 39-39, with one tie.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan calls for House unity in wake of shootings

But there is one image in particular that this House should keep. We tend, in circumstances like these, to remember the bad stuff. "And we are united". Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Tim Slater said it was "too early to say" whether it was an act of terrorism, or whether Scalise was targeted.

Author: 0 US to send almost 4000 troops to Afghanistan

Mattis will be able to set troop levels in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, but the broad strokes for the American military missions in those regions will still be closely coordinated by the administration and other agencies. These include forces that are technically considered temporary even if they've been in the warzone for months. Mattis will be responsible for setting what are formally known as the " force management level ", or FML, for American troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.

Author: 0 President Trump: Loretta Lynch's Actions During Clinton Email Probe Were 'Totally Illegal'

Comey also conceded that it appeared as if Lynch refused to order a special counsel in the Clinton email probe "after President [Bill] Clinton, former President Clinton met on the plane [at a Phoenix airport] with the attorney general". For weeks, the swirling intrigue has been centered on President Donald Trump's administration, questioning if it exerted inappropriate influence on former FBI Director James Comey and obstructed justice in the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over businesses

President Trump's ongoing failure to obtain the consent of Congress before accepting payments, benefits, or gifts from foreign states violates one of the Constitution's critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause . The lawsuit comes days after the attorneys general from Maryland and Washington , D.C., also filed suit against Trump, alleging he's in violation of anticorruption clauses in the Constitution.

Author: 0 Mueller probing whether Trump obstructed justice

In a tweet early Thursday, Trump said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Details from some memos were made public in news media accounts in the days after he was sacked, and Comey himself detailed his conversations with Trump at a Senate hearing last week.

Author: 0 GOP congressman, Capitol police, others wounded in shooting

The 66-year-old ran a home inspection business in IL. In fact, the former mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euillev, told Washington Post that he had seen the suspect living out of a gym bag and had even offered to help him find a job . Four others were wounded: a congressional aide, a lobbyist and two Capitol Police officers. Around 7 a.m. ET at least five people, including Rep.

Global News Turkish opposition party begins protest march from capital
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party begins protest march from capital

Kilicdaroglu himself gave an interview to the same channel where he announced that he would personally march to Maltese prison in Istanbul , where Berberoglu is now held. Berberoglu was accused of leaking the information - showing a truck belonging to the intelligence service allegedly shipping weapons and ammunition in 2014 - to Cumhuriyet newspaper, which published a story in 2015.

Global News GST will ruin J&K's fiscal autonomy: NC
Author: 0 GST will ruin J&K's fiscal autonomy: NC

Senior NC leader and former finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather said the State government was playing with fire by trying to implement the GST regime in its current form. "GST will affect the Article 370". "We won't allow the government to implement GST in the state at any cost as J&K is a disputed territory and enjoys its own constitution and powers", KTMF president Mohammad Yasin Khan said.

Global News Democratic turnout exceeds Republican, polling predictions turn out wrong
Author: 0 Democratic turnout exceeds Republican, polling predictions turn out wrong

If you take a look at the overall totals for the governor's race, there's almost a 200,000 vote difference between the Democrats and Republicans across the state. "We're definitely going to try to get 100 percent of our members turning out", Kimelman said. Stewart has yet to instruct his supporters to vote for Gillespie, reassuring them on Tuesday night that "there is one word you will never hear from me: 'unity'".

Author: 0 Virginia Shooter's Neighbors: "He Would Treat You Really Jerky"

Hodgkinson . "We were scared because when the gunfire didn't stop we thought, 'Oh my gosh he's gonna come in there and we're like sitting ducks, '" Fleishmann said. That post linked to a petition calling for Trump's impeachment "and or legal removal". She said she's tried not to pay attention to political news articles or social media postings since Trump got elected.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May orders inquiry into London inferno, toll is 17

Currently, there are 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters tackling the fire. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. Hundreds of people were in the tower block when the fire erupted. More than 1 million pounds was raised via online donations in just over 24 hours to help the displaced residents, the daily said.

Author: 0 Britain's May confident on power-saving deal, to open parliament next week

The First Minister said she is concerned by the "disregard" shown for the Northern Irish peace process and called for full details of any deal to be made public. The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. Ahead of the talks, Michelle O'Neill, Sinn Fein's leader in the Northern Ireland Stormont assembly, said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed ...

Global News Nawaz was Nervous After JIT appearance - Body Language Experts
Author: 0 Nawaz was Nervous After JIT appearance - Body Language Experts

Sharif appeared before a Supreme Court-appointed team investigating allegations against his family's offshore companies and money laundering. Sharif appears before probe panel over Panama leaks, says has done nothing wrong. According to the notice issued to the Prime Minister, Sharif has been called as a witness and not as an accused. The apex court in its last hearing had reserved a decision on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son Hussain Nawaz's petition challenging the recording of the ...

Global News Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Sessions said it would be "absurd" to suggest that a recusal from a single investigation would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI . He declined to say whether he thought Trump sought to obstruct justice , saying that would be up to Mueller to sort out. But Comey did lay out facts that a prosecutor could use to try to prove obstruction.

Global News Student Freed From North Korea Was 'Brutalized': Father
Author: 0 Student Freed From North Korea Was 'Brutalized': Father

Fred Warmbier , Otto's father, held a news conference Thursday, June 15. The father of the comatose American college student released from North Korea's custody said Thursday that his son "fought to stay alive" through the "brutality" and "terror" he endured while serving hard labor in a North Korean prison for more than a year.

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