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Global News Garth Brooks offers to pay for engaged couple's honeymoon in Hawaii
Author: 0 Garth Brooks offers to pay for engaged couple's honeymoon in Hawaii

When she said she had no idea, Brooks offered to pay for their trip, as long as they picked Hawaii. A man proposed to his girlfriend while Garth Brooks sang " Unanswered Prayers ", KOCO reported . Bargsley took to Facebook after the concert to let his friends and family know about the news. Brooks told his wife, Trisha Yearwood , about it afterwards.

Global News Trump administration plans week to celebrate American-made goods
Author: 0 Trump administration plans week to celebrate American-made goods

The meeting, at Trump Tower, also included Jared Kushner , Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin , publicist Rob Goldstone, and at least two other people . had contact with a Kremlin lawyer in the hope of receiving information and documents that incriminate Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton , Obviously collected by the Russian government.

Global News Trump brings on lawyer Ty Cobb to wrangle Russian Federation probes response
Author: 0 Trump brings on lawyer Ty Cobb to wrangle Russian Federation probes response

Cobb is a Georgetown University law school alumnus and former prosecutor who lately has been working as a defense lawyer and partner at the Washington law firm Hogan Lovells . Kasowitz, Trump's combative longtime personal lawyer, has aggravated his mercurial client by repeatedly demanding that the president curtail his Twitter habits, which Kasowitz - and most others in the White House - believe to be damaging to the president's legal and political cause.

Global News Erdogan promises to execute all coup conspirators
Author: 0 Erdogan promises to execute all coup conspirators

Addressing a ceremony here on Saturday to commemorate the first anniversary of the failed coup of Turkey, he said that it was impossible to find appropriate words to describe the brutality that the miscreants displayed that night. The media report said nearly 150,000 people have been purged from their jobs in the public sector and military under emergency decrees. A man carries flags with the picture of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a march to the Bosphorus Bridge in ...

Global News After 'GOT' premiere, Ed Sheeran deleted his Twitter
Author: 0 After 'GOT' premiere, Ed Sheeran deleted his Twitter

The fact that the actress Maisie Williams , who played in the series the youngest daughter of ned stark, is a big fan of creativity of the musician. Ed Sheeran is doing it all, and now he's going to be adding "I've been immortalised as a Simpsons character" to his CV.

Global News The rise and rise of Peter Dutton, our new security Czar
Author: 0 The rise and rise of Peter Dutton, our new security Czar

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the creation of a "Home Affairs" portfolio in a major shake-up of Australia's national security architecture. The government has received the report of another review, conducted by former senior public servants Michael L'Estrange and Stephen Merchant, but is yet to release its findings.

Author: 0 UK Opposes Any Dialogue With North Korea Until Denuclearization Starts

South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume family reunions . It is notable that the offer has been extended after the North test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) earlier this month , with claims of achieving the technology to set a nuclear warhead on the missile.

Global News Senate GOP health care bill collapses
Author: 0 Senate GOP health care bill collapses

McCain's absence cast doubt on whether the Senate would be able to pass the legislation to dismantle and replace Obamacare. The bill, which already had two Republican senators standing against it, needs every Republican vote to get through.

Global News Texas Democrats lay out their own special session priorities
Author: 0 Texas Democrats lay out their own special session priorities

The bathroom bill's main backer, Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick , a social conservative who sets the state Senate's legislative agenda, has said economic losses would be inconsequential. Over a thousand teachers met outside the State Capitol building in Austin on Monday and held a rally to voice their concerns over education in Texas.

Global News Health officials urge prevention after West Nile Virus confirmed in Albany
Author: 0 Health officials urge prevention after West Nile Virus confirmed in Albany

This is the first positive test for West Nile Virus in Ada County this year, according to the news release. Since 2004, 229 residents have been infected with the virus, eight of which lost their lives. Because of the high mortality rate of horses that contract the disease, owners are encouraged to make sure horses are kept current with their West Nile virus vaccinations.

Global News North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales
Author: 0 North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales

Despite the obvious tension, US and Chinese officials could use talks in Washington next Wednesday to strike a more positive note. Although there was a lack of transparent figures from North Korea, experts often put the population of the reclusive authoritarian nation at 24 million, said Lu Chao, director of the Border Study Institute at the Liaoning Academy of Social Sciences, located in the bordering province.

Global News US Senators push for sanctions against those doing business with North Korea
Author: 0 US Senators push for sanctions against those doing business with North Korea

Among the numbers performed were "Song of Hwasong Rocket" and "Make Others Envy Us", the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported. A bipartisan group of five top Senators have introduced a legislation which if passed, would ban any entity that does business with North Korea or its enablers, from using the United States financial system.

Global News Greens' Senator Larissa Waters makes tearful resignation over citizenship issue
Author: 0 Greens' Senator Larissa Waters makes tearful resignation over citizenship issue

Under Australia's constitution, a person can not run for federal office if they hold dual or plural citizenship. Larissa Waters (left) and Scott Ludlam served as co-deputies to Greens leader Richard Di Natale. Senator Hinch said he knew he couldn't run for office as a dual-citizen and Mr Ludlam should have known the same, especially when a campaign about Tony Abbott made headlines.

Global News United States missile defense plans to zap North Korean threats
Author: 0 United States missile defense plans to zap North Korean threats

Before free elections led to the rise of Aung San Suu Kyi , Myanmar's leader, the country's military was considered among the key allies of North Korea. Pyongyang is expected to secure scores of nuclear weapons through its highly enriched uranium within three years, following the production of its plutonium-based nuclear bombs this year.

Global News South Korea Extends A Rare Invitation For Military Talks With North
Author: 0 South Korea Extends A Rare Invitation For Military Talks With North

Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk said the South's defense officials are proposing talks at the border village of Panmunjom on Friday to discuss how to end hostile activities along the border. He also said, "we need to see what sanctions are most successful". In all, the North has conducted five nuclear tests and numerous missile tests. His statement suggested he will order more missile and nuclear tests until North Korea develops a functioning ICBM that can place the entire US ...

Global News Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Soledad boy
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Soledad boy

He was located about four hours later, but authorities did not say where. When he came back out, the child and auto were gone. Authorities did not release information about the suspect. He was last seen wearing a black and white shirt and gray trousers. About 9 a.m., the Soledad Police Department announced that the boy had been found, and the Amber Alert was canceled.

Author: 0 Cong to raise China, Kashmir, mob lynching in Parliament

The monsoon session of Parliament scheduled to begin on Monday is expected to witness heated debates, as a united Opposition is all set to confront the government on the issue of the Kashmir situation, the border standoff with China, agrarian distress, farmers' agitation, unemployment, economic slowdown, demonetisation woes, and a "flawed" GST .

Global News UAE Hacked Qatar Government, Social Media Websites
Author: 0 UAE Hacked Qatar Government, Social Media Websites

Qatar has been ostracised by its neighbours since reports revealed its emir making comments praising Hamas and calling Iran an "Islamic power". The Post reported that USA intelligence officials learned last week of newly analysed information that showed that senior UAE government officials discussed the planned hacks on May 23, the day before they occurred.

Global News Time Has Run Out On North Korea
Author: 0 Time Has Run Out On North Korea

Seoul's acting Red Cross chief Kim Sun Hyang said it wants separate talks at the border village on August 1 to discuss family reunions. The ICBM reportedly landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan, where previous North Korean ballistic missile launches have also landed.

Global News Google to release pay data in gender discrimination probe
Author: 0 Google to release pay data in gender discrimination probe

The Labor Department should move more slowly and deliberately with its investigation, Berlin added, rather than demanding data in bulk while offering "nothing credible or reliable to show that its theory [.is] anything more than speculation." Google had previously given the Labor Department data on roughly 21,000 employees who were working at its Mountain View headquarters as of September 1, 2015, including information on gender, base salaries and salary adjustments, as part of a routine ...

Author: 0 UAE denies Qatar media hack that set off diplomatic crisis

The fake story posted on the Qatari News Agency's website attributed false quotes to the country's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, claiming the leader called Iran an "Islamic power" and praised Hamas. Which made sense. After all, there's no reason to believe that Qatar is any more guilty of abetting terrorism than Saudi Arabia is; America has little use for a diplomatic crisis between its Gulf state allies; and, most critically, the US runs its air operations over Syria, Iraq, Yemen, ...

Author: 0 'Not true, purely not true': UAE denies Qatar hacking claim

President Donald Trump (R) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani take part in a bilateral meeting at a hotel in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. "Inciting violence, encouraging radicalization, and undermining the stability of its neighbors". Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar vowed Wednesday to maintain their boycott of the emirate, criticising its "negative" response to their list of demands to end the diplomatic crisis.

Global News United States calls for smaller deficits in new NAFTA talks
Author: 0 United States calls for smaller deficits in new NAFTA talks

Still, Trump credits the criticism of NAFTA in part for his victory, and renegotiating it is central to his pledge to bring jobs back. "President Trump is reclaiming American prosperity and making our country great again". Lighthizer also said the US wants new chapters to the agreement on digital trade. "If we integrate further and make Mexico more competitive versus China ...

Global News Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today
Author: 0 Parliament set for stormy monsoon session from today

Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said the situation on the border with China in the Sikkim sector is very tense even as he blamed Beijing for the boundary stand-off. The Prime Minister expressed gratitude towards all parties for supporting the Government in bringing historic economic reforms like preponing of Budget Session of the Parliament and bringing in the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Global News Wildfires in BC have forced almost 40000 to evacuate
Author: 0 Wildfires in BC have forced almost 40000 to evacuate

In 2016, fires in Fort McMurray in neighboring Alberta displaced 88,000 people. "Residents in these areas who are unable to self-evacuate must make their way to a muster point in the City immediately as buses departing the City can not wait indefinitely", a news release said Saturday evening.

Author: 0 2017 marks return of Big XII championship game

RECRUITING PROCEDURES - An early signing period and an expanded window are changes Bowlsby would support for football. "I was told , and Baylor was told, that you had to play a championship game to play an extra game to get into that game, and then Ohio State got into the game without playing in their Big Ten Championship game".

Global News New South Korea government proposes military talks with North
Author: 0 New South Korea government proposes military talks with North

The announcements came after North Korea signaled a willingness to consider Moon's overtures, despite voicing skepticism about the prospects for a breakthrough. Cho Myoung-gyon, head of the Unification Ministry, which handles inter-Korean relations, later said in a press briefing Monday that South Korea had left enough wiggle room for the North, adding that the local government would flesh things out once Pyongyang reacts.

Global News John McCain's surgery will delay US Senate votes on healthcare bill
Author: 0 John McCain's surgery will delay US Senate votes on healthcare bill

Republican aides suggested on Sunday that the Congressional Budget Office will not release its evaluation of Mr. McConnell's revised bill on Monday, as initially expected. Sandoval told The Associated Press that McConnell's latest measure has Medicaid cuts that remained "a big concern for me". And while GOP leaders couldn't afford to lose one more member, two senators announced their opposition tonight.

Global News Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 70s — Sunday weather
Author: 0 Partly sunny, with highs in the upper 70s — Sunday weather

Wednesday will be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday Night . Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and hot. South wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. The odds of wet weather fall to 40 percent on Tuesday before dropping to 30 percent Tuesday evening.

Global News McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery
Author: 0 McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

Given the additional time, they said, Senate committees should hold hearings to solicit opinions from the public and from experts on health care and insurance. And these plans could come with high deductibles or financial limits on coverage since insurers wouldn't have to adhere to the Obamacare rules that curtail how much enrollees have to pay out-of-pocket.

Global News NOAA: Pacific Northwest not in danger of tsunami following Russian Federation quake
Author: 0 NOAA: Pacific Northwest not in danger of tsunami following Russian Federation quake

It told Interfax that Nikolskoe residents reported feeling tremors as did some people living in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the provincial capital. Officials said preliminary info indicates there is no tsunami danger for the U.S. According to USGS, an natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude rating of 7.8 hit around 199 kilometers off the coast of Nikol'skoye, Russian Federation and was followed by another quake with a preliminary magnitude rating of 5.2.

Global News Why isn't Russian Federation anxious about Kim Jong Un's nukes?
Author: 0 Why isn't Russian Federation anxious about Kim Jong Un's nukes?

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at China's trade with North Korea in a tweet last week, claiming it had grown "almost 40 percent" in the first quarter of this year. If only Washington had not threatened regime change, many Russian analysts argue, North Korea would not have felt it necessary to build nuclear weapons in the first place.

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran makes a musical Game of Thrones appearance

Seriously, the people who missed out on Sunday night's premiere will be dodging their friends and social media feeds like flaming arrows on Monday. The longer-than-you-imagined scene in which he shared some rabbit and blackberry wine with superfan Maisie Williams ( Arya Stark ) found Ed singing a campfire song.

Author: 0 Half Approve of Trump in Counties That Fueled His Win

Next came crowd size, with Trump pointing out that yesterday's Women's U.S. Open - which was held at Trump National, the president's private club in Bedminster, New Jersey - drew more "supporters" than protesters. A HuffPost/YouGov survey last week found similar results, with 47 percent of Republicans and 60 percent of Trump voters saying it was appropriate.

Global News Seoul Seeks New Talks With North Korea, Hoping To Tamp Down Tensions
Author: 0 Seoul Seeks New Talks With North Korea, Hoping To Tamp Down Tensions

While acknowledging that China had tightened sanctions on North Korea , she declared: "We expect and we want you to do a whole lot more". Both Moscow and Beijing are hostile to any attempt by the United States to precipitate an economic and political crisis on their doorstep that Washington could exploit to orchestrate a regime-change in Pyongyang.

Global News Miranda Kerr shares photos from her 'magical' wedding
Author: 0 Miranda Kerr shares photos from her 'magical' wedding

According to the newly married Kerr , the sophisticated wedding gown was inspired by the iconic Grace Kelly , who wore an nearly similar design back in 1956 during her wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco. Kerr and Spiegel revealed their engagement previous year with Kerr sharing a totally on-brand #ringselfie to Instagram , complete with Bitmoji caricatures (which are-surprise!-owned by Snapchat ) of her and her now-hubs.

Global News South Korea's new govt proposes military talks with North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea's new govt proposes military talks with North Korea

The North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency that the ICBM test was an exercise of its legitimate right to self-defense against nuclear threat from the United States. The US is South Korea's second-largest trade partner, after China. "We have authorities vested in the Constitution of the United States to take actions if there's an imminent threat".