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Global News Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss
Author: 0 Hillary Book Doubles-Down on Russia, Comey Excuses for Loss

Hillary Clinton takes full responsibility for losing the 2016 election... except she doesn't. "I think a lot of people are going to be really surprised by how much she reveals". Clinton previously blamed Russia's role as one of the reasons for her surprising loss, telling an audience during a talk in NY in April that she also thought misogyny, Wikileaks and former FBI Director James Comey's letter about looking into her emails related to the FBI investigation into her use of a private ...

Global News National Night Out connecting law enforcement, communities next month
Author: 0 National Night Out connecting law enforcement, communities next month

National Night out is created to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime efforts, and strengthen police community partnerships. Tim Miears, training officer/evidence custodian with Hermiston Police Department, agreed - saying it provides an avenue for the public to connect with first responders .

Global News McCain to return from brain cancer treatment for healthcare vote
Author: 0 McCain to return from brain cancer treatment for healthcare vote

Applause and whoops greeted McCain as he entered the chamber. McCain has not been overly enthusiastic about the GOP health bill or the partisan process through which it's emerged. He is a crucial vote for the Senate's effort to move forward on Obamacare, where the margin of error is extremely slim. "I will not vote for this bill as it is today", McCain said, and if it fails "as seems likely", the Senate should go back to the drawing board, with hearings, mark-ups and consultation with ...

Global News Arab committee formed to monitor 'Israel's violations' in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Arab committee formed to monitor 'Israel's violations' in Jerusalem

The Foreign Press Association says journalists have been shoved and it has created "a unsafe situation" where accredited journalists were blocked from doing their jobs. It said police would increase the deployment of forces until the new measures are in place. The statement said the government would budget 100 million shekels ($28 million) to implement the security plan over a period of "up to six months".

Global News Missing woman found after she saved her scent in a kit
Author: 0 Missing woman found after she saved her scent in a kit

The woman, who has dementia, disappeared from her Florida home for around two hours on Monday. Authorities located a scent preservation kit kept by the woman and had a K-9 sniff it and then sniff the woman out. That smell allows expertly trained dogs to be able to find its owner much quicker than by the traditional method of using a person's clothes. "The objective of the kit is to have only one scent inside the jar for the bloodhound to focus on while looking for the missing person", ...

Global News Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote
Author: 0 Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors after cabinet vote

It said they were necessary to prevent more attacks, while Palestinians claimed Israel was trying to expand its control over the site. Here's a look at the Israeli-Jordanian relationship. Non-Muslims are allowed to visit the area as tourists and they enter through a separate gate where metal detectors have always been used. The detectors "will be replaced by advanced technological means" that will enable "smart inspection" in the Old City of Jerusalem , a senior Israeli official who was ...

Global News Latest Rumours on Moussa Dembele and Michy Batshuayi
Author: 0 Latest Rumours on Moussa Dembele and Michy Batshuayi

Following his arrival from Championship outfit for a compensation fee of £500,00 last summer, the 21-year-old went on to score 32 goals in just 39 appearances across all competitions as the Hoops clinched the treble. I counted the other day, Moussa has been linked with 10 clubs . It has since been reported that Ligue 1 giants Marseilles are also keen to purchase Dembele, and while Rodgers admitted that he could leave Celtic in the future, there is no immediate likelihood of a departure by ...

Global News Vikings DE Everson Griffen signs four-year, $58 million contract extension
Author: 0 Vikings DE Everson Griffen signs four-year, $58 million contract extension

For his career, Griffen has recorded 48 sacks and 234 tackles to go along with seven forced fumbles. That's to say nothing of cornerback Xavier Rhodes , the upcoming free agent who could get a lucrative contract in the next few days, or the Vikings' quarterback situation, which will have to be resolved one way or another by next spring.

Global News Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools
Author: 0 Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

Indigenous leaders refuted Duterte's allegations that they harbor communist rebels and said that the claims go back to the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. He also urged Duterte to sign the Safe Schools Declaration, a 2015 worldwide political statement that commits governments to support the protection of students, teachers and schools in times of armed conflict.

Global News Judiciary committee to pull Manafort subpoenas
Author: 0 Judiciary committee to pull Manafort subpoenas

Manafort left the campaign after reports emerged of a ledger detailing unreported funds given to him from a Ukrainian political party supportive of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow has denied it worked to influence the election in Trump's favor, and he has denied his campaign colluded. The Post had cited anonymous US officials who described USA intelligence intercepts of Ambassador Sergey Kislyak's descriptions of his meetings with Sessions, who now serves as attorney general.

Global News Sky Profit Slips, Plans Unveiled for Increased Spending on Originals
Author: 0 Sky Profit Slips, Plans Unveiled for Increased Spending on Originals

The solid financial performance made up for some weak operational numbers, with Sky adding just 35,000 new customers in Britain and Ireland in its fourth quarter, down from the 93,000 customers it added in the same period a year ago. Sky says that these were partially offset by "continued excellent progress" in operating efficiency. "This additional resource will enhance our capability to deploy the market leading in and out-of-home streaming platforms that our customers demand; create ...

Author: 0 White House and Congressional Leaders Scrap Import-Based Tax

House Republicans released their own tax reform blueprint a year ago, and the White House released a one-page outline of priorities it would like to see in tax reform in April. They have proposed lowering the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, which would be a sharp reduction but not as much as the White House has proposed.

Global News Vladimir Putin: Russia may 'have to retaliate' against U.S. sanctions
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin: Russia may 'have to retaliate' against U.S. sanctions

Putin, speaking at a news conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto, said Moscow's military cooperation with China was "an element of stability and security in the world". Calling the proposed sanctions "extremely cynical", Putin said the demarche looked like an attempt by Washington to use its "geopolitical advantages.to safeguard its economic interests at the expense of its allies".

Global News Panthers Rookie Curtis Samuel Dropped Off By Mom At Training Camp
Author: 0 Panthers Rookie Curtis Samuel Dropped Off By Mom At Training Camp

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton underwent rotator cuff surgery just four months ago, so it's not a surprise that his first throws during a live team practice received mixed reviews all around. "He is infectious in terms of that", Rivera said. "But for the most part, for the first day, it was pretty good". His first throw during team drills was a completion in the flat to tight end Ed Dickson , but his second pass - also intended for Dickson - was intercepted by cornerback James ...

Global News Hezbollah steps up efforts to capture border town
Author: 0 Hezbollah steps up efforts to capture border town

Nasrallah said that they had run a successful campaign, effectively taking most of the land held by the militants formerly known as the al-Nusra Front, which was the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda. He also revealed that a possible settlement could be reached through "ongoing negotiations" for the withdrawal of the militants under certain conditions.

Global News Repealing the Arbitration Rule
Author: 0 Repealing the Arbitration Rule

Only one Republican member of Congress, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), voted against the bill, which now heads to the U.S. Senate, where U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is a co-sponsor of the measure. Parts of the website may not work as expected without them. The consumer protection bureau found that consumers tended to seek relief through arbitration when they believed they were out thousands of dollars.

Global News Russian Federation says 4 military police battalions deployed to Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation says 4 military police battalions deployed to Syria

The chief of the Russian general staff, Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi, said earlier that Moscow deployed military police to monitor the ceasefire in a safe zone in the eastern suburbs of Damascus. Eastern Ghouta , the only major rebel-held area near the capital, has been blockaded by Syrian government forces since 2013. The army "announces a halt in fighting in some areas of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus province from midday on Saturday (0900 GMT)", it said in a statement carried by state news ...

Global News William's final day as pilot before Royal challenge
Author: 0 William's final day as pilot before Royal challenge

William, who is second-in-line to the British throne, also said he had the "utmost respect for the job that our emergency services carry out, without fuss, on a daily basis" and that he hoped to continue championing their work. It was originally announced that the Duke would take on a job as a full-time pilot for the EAAA back in 2014 and he started work on July 13th, 2015.

Global News Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russian Federation role in USA election
Author: 0 Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russian Federation role in USA election

This morning United States President #Donald Trump went on another #Twitter tirade. Sekulow also emphasized that Trump does not and will not have any reason to pardon anyone regarding the Russian Federation probe. "It adds that any official removed through impeachment remains fully subject to criminal prosecution". The power of the president to pardon himself, however, has not been as extensively tested.

Global News NC national forest manhunt over after 5+ days
Author: 0 NC national forest manhunt over after 5+ days

The State Bureau of Investigation, the State Highway Patrol (including helicopter support), the Brevard Police Department, the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement, the Henderson County Sheriff's Office (including a special response team), and the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office are assisting in the manhunt.

Global News United Kingdom vehicle manufacturing slumps for third consecutive month
Author: 0 United Kingdom vehicle manufacturing slumps for third consecutive month

Despite the decline in manufacturing last month, 2017 represents the second highest January-June performance in 12 years with a pick-up forecasted for later in the year. Many of these are from premium brands and will help the United Kingdom secure its position as the world's second-largest premium automaker after Germany.

Author: 0 Trump insiders face congressional investigators as president mulls pardons

On Wednesday, the committee invited the men - who have come under scrutiny for their attendance at a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in which Trump Jr. Kushner did not initially disclose any meetings with Russians on forms he filed to get a government security clearance. But Mr Nixon did not pursue self-pardon after a lawyer in the Office of Legal Counsel advised against it.

Global News Pew Survey: Discrimination Against Muslims Increasing
Author: 0 Pew Survey: Discrimination Against Muslims Increasing

While two-thirds of American Muslims reported being dissatisfied with the direction that the United States is headed in, the vast majority (80 percent) said they are satisfied with the projection of their own lives. Muslims overwhelmingly backed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who drew 78 percent of their vote compared to 8 percent for Trump. The new survey indicates that the U.S.

Global News After Shankersinh Vaghela, Gujarat Congress' chief whip exits with 2 MLAs
Author: 0 After Shankersinh Vaghela, Gujarat Congress' chief whip exits with 2 MLAs

Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi confirmed that the three MLAs had quit the party. Available on Android and IOS. According to sources, Mr. Rajput, Chief whip of the Congress in the Assembly, is likely to be fielded by the BJP against veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel , who is a lone Congress candidate for upper House.

Global News Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram
Author: 0 Modi inaugurates Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram

A life-size seven-foot tall bronze statue of Kalam has been installed behind the memorial building. PM Modi will also hoist the national flag at the memorial which has been designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Global News Jordan says Israel's backtracking on Jerusalem 'calms' situation
Author: 0 Jordan says Israel's backtracking on Jerusalem 'calms' situation

Hours after troops raised the Israeli flag over al-Aqsa Mosque during the Six-Day War, Defense Minister Moshe Dayan ordered it taken down. Following worldwide pressure, Israel's security cabinet chose to remove the metal detectors but said a new surveillance system using "smart checks" based on advanced technology would be put in place.

Global News Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque
Author: 0 Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa mosque

The Turkish leader "is the last one who can preach to Israel", Netanyahu's office said. The footage from the area also showed heavy machinery and workers heading to the entrance to the holy site that is now closed to reporters. Abbas, referring to the metal detectors in a speech on Sunday, said: "If Israel wants security coordination to be resumed, they have to withdraw those measures".

Global News Israel to remove metal detectors from entrance to Jerusalem holy site
Author: 0 Israel to remove metal detectors from entrance to Jerusalem holy site

The grand mufti of Jerusalem Muhammad Ahmad Hussein called on Thursday for Muslim worshipers to return to pray at al-Aqsa mosque, in the wake of clashes and protests at the Temple Mount. "Jordanian authorities wanted to question an Israeli security guard who Israel said shot dead a Jordanian who had attacked him with a screwdriver in a residence next to the embassy".

Global News Topeka weather: Heat advisory canceled Wednesday after morning showers
Author: 0 Topeka weather: Heat advisory canceled Wednesday after morning showers

Residents are advised to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check on relatives and neighbors, according to the weather service. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 61. SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. By late Thursday night or early Friday , a line of storms is expected to pass through the region ahead of a cold front that is going to usher in fall-like weather for the weekend.

Global News Airtel to launch 4G network to counter Reliance Jio
Author: 0 Airtel to launch 4G network to counter Reliance Jio

According to Vittal, 3G service in India will shut down faster than in other countries because of a good 4G ecosystem. The Aditya Birla group company, that is working out a merger with Idea Cellular to tide over the hard times, reported a loss of Rs 617 crore in the April-June'17-18 period against a profit of Rs 497 crore in the same quarter last fiscal.

Global News US Navy ship fires warning shots at approaching Iranian vessel
Author: 0 US Navy ship fires warning shots at approaching Iranian vessel

U.S. patrol ship fires shots in front of Iranian vessel in the Gulf after it came too close, say USA officials. Officials have further noted that the actions of the Iranian ship were not in accordance with the internationally recognised "rules of the road", nor with internationally recognised maritime customs, which created a potential risk of collision.

Global News Florida police officer wrangles wayward gator
Author: 0 Florida police officer wrangles wayward gator

Vargas didn't want that to happen, and given his background and education on how to capture nuisance gators and return them to their natural habitat, he approached the animal to capture it. "[A catch pole] is basically a rubber pole with a string or rope or something attached to it". He then safely secured the alligator himself. Boynton Beach Police Department added: 'Officer Vargas removed the tape from around its mouth and put him back in the water.

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