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Global News Venezuela jails opposition leaders
Author: 0 Venezuela jails opposition leaders

The Labour leader has been put under pressure by MPs from his own party to speak out after reports that two Venezuelan opposition leaders were taken from their homes by Maduro's government. The result would mean the ruling party won more support than it had in any national election since 2013, despite a cratering economy, spiraling inflation, shortages of medicine and malnutrition.

Global News Trump nearing decision on addressing Chinese trade practices: Administration official
Author: 0 Trump nearing decision on addressing Chinese trade practices: Administration official

Tensions have risen however as the U.S. believes China should be taking more action to curb the threat of North Korea , after a ratcheting up of its missile programme since the start of the year. He said that China had upheld United Nations sanctions against North Korea, while Pyongyang and Washington were heightening tensions by carrying out missile tests and the American side was raising the prospect of new, unilateral sanctions and even the potential for military strikes.

Global News Daily Mail Front Page On Airport Queues Causes Some Confusion
Author: 0 Daily Mail Front Page On Airport Queues Causes Some Confusion

European Union countries have to carry out tougher checks on passengers entering or leaving the Schengen area, which covers most of mainland Europe and lets people move passport-free. Some estimates suggest delays are now running into thousands of flights across Europe, with most of the problems said to be concentrated within the Schengen area where passengers from outside the so-called "passport free zone" face one-on-one additional passport and terrorist watch-list identity checks at the ...

Global News No security threat found ahead of ASEAN meeting: Philippine police
Author: 0 No security threat found ahead of ASEAN meeting: Philippine police

The ministers may also welcome the operationalization of the Guidelines for Hotline Communications among Senior Officials of the Ministries of ASEAN Member States and China in Response to Maritime Emergencies in the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC).

Global News ISIS And Climate Change Seen As Biggest National Security Threats
Author: 0 ISIS And Climate Change Seen As Biggest National Security Threats

Islamic State is named as the top threat in a total of 18 countries surveyed - mostly concentrated in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S., it said. The former answer found its highest frequency in Japan and Western countries such as the USA, the United Kingdom and Germany, which have accused nations such as Russia, China and North Korea of sponsoring electronic warfare overseas.

Global News Donald Trump admits coaching son's answers on Russian Federation inquiry
Author: 0 Donald Trump admits coaching son's answers on Russian Federation inquiry

President Donald Trump explained his frequent weekend visits to his own properties by disparaging the White House in no uncertain terms, according to a report published Tuesday by Sports Illustrated . White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster on July 31. The president's lawyer initially denied that Mr Trump had any input.

Global News Pull back all troops to end stand-off, China tells India
Author: 0 Pull back all troops to end stand-off, China tells India

The number of Indian soldiers went up to 400, and three tents were also pitched by them as part of the stand-off. According to the article, India is trying to replace Pakistan with China as a threat as the former's giant gap with India makes it a wrong choice of enemy.

Author: 0 Report says Trump called White House a 'dump'

The Washington Post , citing multiple people with knowledge of the situation, said "the original plan in response to the New York Times' reporting was to issue a truthful statement ahead of the story, but then Trump personally made a decision to have the statement say Trump Jr.

Global News Pakistan National, Plotted Udhampur Attack: 10 Things About Abu Dujana
Author: 0 Pakistan National, Plotted Udhampur Attack: 10 Things About Abu Dujana

Sources said Dujana had married a girl from Pulwama a year ago and ever since his marriage, his movement was tracked and monitored by the security forces. Dujana was one of the most wanted terrorists and carried over Rs. 15 lakh bounty on his head. Police handed over body of the local militant Arif to the locals for burial but did not hand over the body of Abu Dujana.

Global News Poll Shows Less Support, Less Hope for Two State Solution
Author: 0 Poll Shows Less Support, Less Hope for Two State Solution

As the riot ends, a group of kids dressed up as members of Hamas's military wing arrive to "liberate the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque", while the rioters chant, "With our souls and our blood we will redeem you, O Al-Aqsa", a line often said by protesters during the actual standoff over the security measures at the site.

Global News Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China
Author: 0 Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin blamed China's $347 billion trade surplus with the United States previous year on "government intervention in its economy". The statute has not seen much use by the USA since the founding of the World Trade Organization in 1995. Both China's Foreign Ministry and Commerce Ministry did not respond immediately to requests for comment.

Author: 0 Tillerson says U.S. is willing to talk to North Korea

The Trump administration has repeatedly said that all options, including military action, are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea. However, given the potential for massive casualties from North Korean retaliation in allied South Korea and Japan and among USA troops there, it has stressed the need for a diplomatic solution.

Global News White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
Author: 0 White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

The Washington Post reports that on Air Force One during his return from the G-20 Summit, the president changed what would be said about the meeting between his son, Donald Trump Junior, and several Russians. "The Democrats want to continue to use this as a PR stunt and are doing everything they can to keep this story alive and in the papers every single day".

Global News Smith stands firm: No Bangladesh tour without new deals
Author: 0 Smith stands firm: No Bangladesh tour without new deals

The standoff between Cricket Australia and the players reached its lowest point after Australian players made a decision to call off their tour to South Africa to play their national "A" team . The ACA has set up and is maintaining a hardship fund which is available to all players except internationally contracted men and is helping with the financial burden of the dispute.

Global News MLB Rumors: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox Had Opposite Deadline Results
Author: 0 MLB Rumors: New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox Had Opposite Deadline Results

Mookie Betts had three hots last night as did Eduardo Nunez , who's been a welcomed addition since bein acquired from the San Francisco Giants before the trade deadline. Meanwhile he's been strong defensively, silencing some of the questions about his glove. What I find most impressive about the four hits Devers racked up is that each was hit in a different direction.

Global News UN Chief Strongly Condemns Attack against Worshippers in Afghanistan
Author: 0 UN Chief Strongly Condemns Attack against Worshippers in Afghanistan

A separate statement from the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said an Iraqi diplomat had been rescued, while a nearby hospital operated by Italian aid group Emergency said two injured people had been brought in for treatment. The Islamic State in the Khorasan Province has claimed responsibility. But experts have previously questioned whether there are direct links between IS-K and the central I.S.

Global News Donaldson helps Blue Jays to 8-4 win over White Sox
Author: 0 Donaldson helps Blue Jays to 8-4 win over White Sox

Anderson was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. His last outing against Toronto was May 5, 2016, when he gave up 11 runs on 11 hits in 2 2/3 innings. Marcus Stroman was back in the zone and the only friction with the men in black came as the result of a couple mid-delivery timeout requests granted by the home plate umpire.

Global News Riyadh announces massive Red Sea tourism project
Author: 0 Riyadh announces massive Red Sea tourism project

The venture will be developed by the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, according to a statement by state news agency SPA on Tuesday. "The foundation will be laid in the third quarter of 2019 and the first phase will be completed in the last quarter of 2022", the statement read.

Global News USA to Launch Another Test Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base
Author: 0 USA to Launch Another Test Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base

The jets from the 176th Fighter Squadron will fly out of Kunsan Air Base during a four-month rotation, a Pacific Air Forces statement said. Michele Rollins, a spokesperson for the strike command, told CNBC the USA military schedules four test-launches per fiscal year and the actual schedule is created several years in advance so it is unrelated to the recent developments.

Global News US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test
Author: 0 US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

The administration should remind the public that the United States has the conventional firepower to deter North Korea from attacking the USA, to ease the public's fears, he said. If thousands die, they're gonna die over there. "They're not going to die here, and he's told me that to me face", Graham said of his conversation with the president.

Global News India blocks Fosun's Gland Pharma acquisition
Author: 0 India blocks Fosun's Gland Pharma acquisition

Gland Pharma is brownfield pharmaceutical company and Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical is a publicly listed company in China. The stand-off at Doklam in Sikkim began in mid-June after China began construction of a road in Doklam area. "They're going to be increasingly nervous about investing in India". Meanwhile, Gland Pharma had already completed Indian anti-trust filings. It is credited with pioneering Heparin technology in India, and is a world leader in the Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) range ...

Global News Retired US military officials say Trump's transgender claims are
Author: 0 Retired US military officials say Trump's transgender claims are "without merit"

Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Now 56 retired generals and admirals are blasting Trump for the ban as well. "This announcement contradicts existing Defense Department policies, undermines our military readiness and puts our transgender service members as well as their commanders in an impossible situation".

Global News Iran files complaint to JCPOA Joint Commission over United States sanctions
Author: 0 Iran files complaint to JCPOA Joint Commission over United States sanctions

However, he later admitted that he was advised against the move by Tillerson and thus, reluctantly had to continue with the deal. "He and I have differences of views on things like JCPOA, and how we should use it", Tillerson said using the acronym for the deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), according to Reuters.

Global News Arrests at Temple Mount after fight breaks out between Jewish, Muslim visitors
Author: 0 Arrests at Temple Mount after fight breaks out between Jewish, Muslim visitors

It is the holiest site in Judaism, and third holiest site in Islam. "Many more risky crises will erupt as a result of continued Israeli violations if Israel does not uproot the sources of the tension, if the occupation doesn't end, if East Jerusalem is not independent and not the capital of the sovereign Palestinian State along the 1967 lines", Safadi also said, The Times of Israel reported.

Global News Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory
Author: 0 Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory

Anthony Scaramucci is having a bad week. The directory mailed to alumni this week had an asterisk next to Mr Scaramucci's name, indicating he had died, the Washington Post and CBS News reported on Monday. He was temporarily employed at the Export Import Bank but the job was exclusively to move him to Washington DC and he was placed on unpaid leave as soon as he took it.

Author: 0 No MLA searched, raid only on one Karnataka minister: Jaitley

The Congress flew out its legislators alleging that they were being intimidated and also being offered Rs. 15 crore each to support the BJP in the Rajya Sabha elections. The Income Tax Department said in a press release that the searches were authorised under Section 132 of the Income Tax Act as an evidence gathering exercise.

Global News Jacinda Ardern Takes Over New Zealand Opposition as Election Looms
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern Takes Over New Zealand Opposition as Election Looms

Ms Ardern has previously spoken about how wanting a family has made her think carefully about pursuing high level positions. "That is unacceptable in 2017". It's a fact she doubts many people know about her and with an election in just seven weeks Ardern doesn't have a lot of time for voters to figure her out.

Global News McCain returns home for cancer treatment
Author: 0 McCain returns home for cancer treatment

As McCain entered the Senate to vote, senators on both sides of the aisle rose in a standing ovation. "And I hope to impress on you again that it is an honor to serve the American people in your company", he said from the Senate floor on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Tillerson: US Not Seeking Regime Change In North Korea

Speaking to the North Koreans, he assured: " we are not your enemy, we are not your threat , but you represent an unacceptable threat to us, and we must respond". "We handle everything", Trump said in response to a question from a reporter. With this action, we are cutting off access to resources like fuel and food and sending a message to these countries that their continued behavior will not go unpunished and that all options remain on the table in response to their aggression.

Global News Didi packs its bags for Europe and Africa with investment in Taxify
Author: 0 Didi packs its bags for Europe and Africa with investment in Taxify

This time with an investment in Taxify, which operates out of parts of Europe and Africa, as reported by Tech Crunch . The fresh cash for Estonia-founded Taxify will fund plans to expand to London, where City A.M first revealed it's getting set to launch , and take on Uber in the capital and elsewhere.

Author: 0 Kelly Called Comey To Express Anger Over Firing, Sources Say

Kelly then demanded that other advisers leave the room so he could speak to the president frankly. Kelly, who was sworn in as Trump's chief of staff on Monday, was so upset by how the president handled the firing of Comey that he called the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to tell him he was considering resigning, two sources revealed to CNN .

Author: 0 U.S. to test ICBM following North Korea's missile launch

The unarmed Minuteman III missile will be launched between 12:01 and 6:01 a.m. PDT from the base, about 12 miles northwest of Lompoc, according to Vandenberg's 30th Space Wing team. Citing NHK footage of an ICBM falling into the waters off Japan's island Hokkaido, the lawmaker suggested that the missile's warhead might have endured extreme heat and pressure because the flash of the light emitted by the projectile was "not dispersed".

Global News Great Lakes States Wolves Retain Endangered Species Protections
Author: 0 Great Lakes States Wolves Retain Endangered Species Protections

According to Washington Examiner , the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal's decision was based on the fact that Fish and Wildlife Service ( FWS ) regulators " failed to reasonably analyze or consider two significant aspects of the rule - the impacts of partial delisting and of historical range loss on the already listed species".

Global News 'Trump joking when he told police to be rough'
Author: 0 'Trump joking when he told police to be rough'

Trump Jr. responded with a statement claiming the meeting was "primarily" about adoption and its relation to USA sanctions on Russian Federation under the Magnitsky Act. "It remains unclear exactly how much the president knew at the time of the flight about Trump Jr's meeting". "The president wasn't involved in that", Sekulow said on Good Morning America on July 12, the day after Trump Jr.

Global News Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview

In a heated, expletive-laden phone call with a "Mooch" impersonator that rivaled that of the real deal, Kimmel questioned " Scaramucci " on his feelings about his former place of employment. "His going away party can serve what's left of his welcome cake", he added. I just bought the Scaramucci 2017 jersey. Noah also pointed out that technically Scaramucci's official start date as communications director wasn't even until August 15.