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Global News What's the reaction in Jacinda Ardern's electorate?
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Deputy leader Jacinda Ardern, 37, has been named as his successor, promising to "run the campaign of our lives". Three separate opinion polls placed support at less than 25 percent. Prime Minister Bill English does not appear to be anxious about the "Jacinda Ardern Factor" but has emphasised that a fourth term in government for National is not in the bag.

Global News Germany Condemns US Sanctions against Russia, Damages Europe
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In a survey published by Der Spiegel, 83 percent of Germans over 18 disapprove of the US' planned expanded sanctions on Russian Federation, with a mere six percent expressing approval. The minister said Germany wanted to avoid a trade war between Europe and the US. "That means that it is right that the European Commission now considers countermeasures.Europe is ready to adopt short-term countermeasures in other parts of the world, too", Zypries warned.

Global News No discussions yet on Shivpal Yadav joining BJP: Amit Shah
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With reports surfacing that Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav may join the saffron party, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said the "matter has not been discussed yet". "Under the previous government, every month, there were cases of corruption, but we have completed three years, and there is not even one case of corruption against us", he added.

Global News 'Prankster' catfished White House personnel via email
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The White House said Scaramucci felt it was best to give Kelly "a clean slate " and the ability to build his own team. Last week Scaramucci called The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza - just five days after getting his new White House gig - and unleashed a vulgar, foul-mouthed rant about senior strategist Steve Bannon and Preibus that peeled paint off concrete.

Global News Lawmakers adjourn 3rd day of school funding special session
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Cullerton urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation, which is aimed at making school funding more equitable and ensuring districts have adequate funds to educate students. The governor called lawmakers back to Springfield for a series of special sessions on education funding, but attendance was spotty and no action was taken.

Global News Think She's 'Too Fat'? Rihanna Has Zero F**** To Give
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The comment referred to Rihanna Robyn Fenty which is her birth name. But in case that wasn't clear, the 29-year-old made sure to shut down body-shamers once and for all with a single Instagram comment that made us go, "YASSS". The singer recently responded to internet trolls who have been fat-shaming her. She also provided an exclusive image of how she feels about it all: three laugh-crying emojis.

Global News White House pushes 'aggressive' timeline for tax cut
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Ryan - significant differences remain. According to Short, the White House hopes for the bulk of tax reform legislation to be drafted and written up by August, so the markup process of the bill can begin in the House after Labor Day. "So far, initial conversations have been very encouraging", Short said. "As a matter of fact, I sometimes get complaints from my friends in New York, New Jersey and CT and California and IL that their taxes aren't going down", Mr.

Global News Records could fall during heat wave
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That record is four days in a row, set August 7-10, 1981, and matched July 29-Aug. It's all due to a massive ridge of high pressure that will spread itself over the western part of the U.S. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments.

Global News Trump presents Medal of Honor to former medic
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In its announcement last month , the White House said McCloughan "voluntarily risked his life on nine separate occasions to rescue wounded and disoriented comrades". McCloughan, 71, received the medal in a White House ceremony Monday afternoon. However, a bill passed under the Obama administration has since waived this standard.

Global News McConnell halts recess in face of Trump Twitter storm on Obamacare
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi didn't specifically comment on the Problem Solvers Caucus' plan, but instead pressed GOP leaders to give up the one-party approach they have taken thus far and work on proposals to fix the law. Republicans had been rushing to pass a health-care bill because they're running up against a legislative deadline to do so and avoid a Democratic filibuster.

Global News Russian Federation bans VPNs, anonymous web browsing
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned the use of proxy internet sites and anonymous instant messaging in a series of laws parliamentarians say are aimed at cracking down on the dissemination of extremist material. Russian Federation has become the latest country to declare war on VPNs. Experts predict that Apple may soon fall out of the top 5 smartphone providers in China entirely.

Global News China's Factory Activity Slows in July
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In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.6%, driven by strength in its energy sub-index, which was up 1.38%. "It has remained above 51 since the start of this year, (indicating that) the overall trend is stable". Compared with the official gauge, the Caixin PMI tends to more closely track small private manufacturers in China that don't benefit as much from government stimulus as state-owned firms.? Official statistics put China's GDP growth at 6.9 percent in the first two quarters of the year, ...

Global News Chinese incursion reported in Uttarakhand amid Doklam standoff
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Sources say that, the soldiers came up to 800m to 1 km into Indian territory. Earlier, on July 19, Chinese soldiers violated agreements and crossed the border in Chamoli district. They said transgressions occur due to differing perceptions of Line of Actual Control (LAC) by the two sides . Reports said that Chinese troops stayed inside the Indian territory for over 2 hours before going back.

Global News Sen. Graham Pushes Bill To Prevent Trump From Firing Mueller
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Sen. Lindsey Graham , left, and Sen. The Senate leader's warning to the White House marked one of the very few times, since Trump became president six months ago, that a GOP lawmaker of any outcome has suggested inflicting any sort of political punishment for the president's out-of-bounds behavior.

Global News Profits, memories lost as N. Carolina islands restore power
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A better estimate of how long the power would be out was expected during the next day or two. Crossley, a math teacher, and her husband had been saving for the vacation since January and had spent $4,000 to rent a five-bedroom house with a pool on Hatteras Island, a popular summer retreat.

Global News Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio Convicted Of Criminal Contempt
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She wrote that the evidence at trial proved "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the previous judge issued a clear order barring Arpaio from detaining people for further investigation without reasonable suspicion. "The verdict is a rejection of Arpaio's defense: That the order was unclear and that, although mistakes had been made, the violations were unintended", the Republic notes.

Global News Gareon Conley case forwarded to grand jury
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This news comes just days after the Ohio State cornerback signed his rookie contract with the Silver and Black. Police gathered information from Conley's accuser - a 23-year-old woman - at the hotel the morning of the alleged rape. Despite the fact that Conley was dealing with the case in the days leading up to the NFL Draft , the Raiders still made a decision to take a chance on him by making the cornerback the 24th overall pick.

Global News Immigration expert slams Liam Fox's 'illogical' comments on freedom of movement
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Britain will not cut tax and regulations after Brexit in an attempt to undercut its European rivals, finance minister Philip Hammond has said, after previously threatening to do just that. Hammond said that tax raised as a percentage of the British economy "puts us right in the middle" of European countries, and said 'we don't want that to change, even after we've left the EU'.

Global News Tea time is up for Teavana, the Starbucks subsidiary
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With Shanghai alone being home to nearly 600 stores-the most for Starbucks in any city-the east China joint-venture has been hugely strategic for the company during a period of rapid expansion in the Far East. Starbucks said earlier on Thursday that it plans to make another major investment in China. "Continued focus on execution against our strategic priorities enabled us to gain share and positions us well for the future".

Global News Can Kelly Fix the White House?
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Trump says on Twitter on Monday: "Highest Stock Market EVER, best economic numbers in years, unemployment lowest in 17 years, wages raising, border secure, S.C.: No WH chaos!" Retired Gen. On how he would deal with rising tensions with North Korea, Trump said only: "It will be handled". Mr Trump's new communications director Anthony Scarramucci sounded off about Priebus this week to a New Yorker reporter.

Global News Hackers competed to breach USA voting machines. It took them 90 minutes
Author: 0 Hackers competed to breach USA voting machines. It took them 90 minutes

Although all of the machines had all data wiped before being turned over to the hacker teams, in some cases, voting information from the last vote tallied could be recovered. Some devices were found to have physical ports that could be used to attach devices containing malicious software. One machine was penetrated in just 90 minutes.

Global News Missing IEBC manager's vehicle found at TRM, cops intensify search
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Msando was among few individuals at the commission who knew about the whereabouts of the IEBC's servers, the Nairobi-based Star daily paper detailed, without refering to anybody. The electoral commission had assured that the system would effectively eliminate vote rigging and ensure a credible election. In 2013, electronic voting machines suffered widespread malfunctions.

Global News B1G Announces 2017-18 Conference Opponents
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The Hawkeyes host Michigan State , Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin in their only matchup up the season with those teams. Minnesota will have home-and-home series with Iowa , Penn State and Wisconsin. Last season, the rivals squared off twice in conference play with Michigan State defending its home court and pulling away late for a 70-62 win.

Global News Jordan hands investigation file to Israel
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Israel maintained the guard had diplomatic immunity. Israel has promised Jordan it will conduct a comprehensive and transparent investigation into the incident and pass on the findings to Amman, according to the Tel Aviv-based newspaper Yediot Ahronot.

Global News Missing swimmer's body found off Point Pleasant, NJ
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The body was taken to the county medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death, police said. The man, believed to be between the ages 18 to 21, went into the water at Smith Point Beach along Fire Island just before 6:40 p.m. There are also signs posted at Smith Point warning patrons about rip currents. Curcie said the water was "a little rougher than average" on Sunday.

Global News Stephen Curry took a humorous jab at rival Lebron James in video
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Offers for Cleveland Cavaliers' star Kyrie Irving are coming in. People keep going on about the dysfunction of the Cleveland Cavaliers , and the set up for LeBron James' departure as a free agent in 2018. Eric Bledsoe , the Suns' current point guard and team captain, have steadily improved over the years and averaged 21.1 points and 6.3 assists per game last season, both career highs.

Global News Hurricane trackers eye Gulf system heading for Florida
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Gov. Rick Scott will be heading to the state's Emergency Operations Center to get a briefing on Tropical Storm Emily . About an hour and 45min later, average velocities on Doppler radar between 4,500-6,500 ft reached 48-50kts, estimated surface winds of 40kts, the NHC upgraded TD#6 to Tropical Storm Emily .

Global News Four Inmates Are On the Loose After Alabama Jailbreak
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A manhunt for two others continued into Monday morning. The prisoners are between the ages of 18 and 30. On its Facebook page, Jasper police asked downtown residents to stay indoors and turn on all outdoor lighting. A dozen inmates escaped an Alabama prison on Sunday and one fugitive is still on the loose. County sheriff officials were not immediately available for comment Monday morning.