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Global News Trump wants Afghan commander fired because he's 'losing'
Author: 0 Trump wants Afghan commander fired because he's 'losing'

Trump has always been a skeptic of lingering USA involvement in foreign wars and has expressed little interest in deploying military forces without a specific plan on what they will do and for how long. But other officials noted that without securing the entire country, which could take many years, there is no way to get the country's mineral riches to market, except to Iran.

Global News Grandmother received multiple citations before dog attack killing baby
Author: 0 Grandmother received multiple citations before dog attack killing baby

Police in the northeast Georgia city of Hartwell said the boy was brutally mauledTuesday afternoon after the dogs escaped from the grandmother's home on Highland Avenue. She was given $50,000 bond. She had waived her initial court appearance. Hartwell police Chief Anthony Davis said Adams has been cited multiple times in the past over ordinance violations involving the same two dogs involved in the attack.

Global News Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders
Author: 0 Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders

The Supreme Military Board (YAŞ) convened for a critical meeting under Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on August 2 to discuss promotions and expulsions from the military, Hurriyet Daily reports. Commander of Turkish Land Forces Salih Zeki Colak will be replaced by the commander of the gendarmerie forces Yasar Guler. However, the changes are expected to be presented to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for approval.

Global News House conservative calls for special counsel's resignation
Author: 0 House conservative calls for special counsel's resignation

Mueller, who was appointed special counsel in May, is looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the election, among other matters. Could Mueller be tempted to strike back against the president for firing his friend Comey in a high-profile fashion? Both Mueller and Comey were opposed to the controversial surveillance program by the NSA, and they capitalized on their shared opinion to talk former President George W.

Global News North Jersey mosquitoes test positive for W. Nile virus
Author: 0 North Jersey mosquitoes test positive for W. Nile virus

According to a news release, the county said it was the first time the virus was detected this summer in two separate samplings of mosquitoes gathered in Macomb County . The samples were collected from Dillon Park by the Indiana State Department of Health, but officials said there has been no reports of humans infected in Noblesville.

Global News Trump loyalist Ezra Cohen-Watnick fired from NSC, sources say
Author: 0 Trump loyalist Ezra Cohen-Watnick fired from NSC, sources say

Harvey had been named by Flynn as well. Ezra Cohen-Watnick, 31, senior director for intelligence programs at the NSC, was hired by Michael Flynn , Trump's first national security adviser. The White House did not give any reason for Cohen-Watnick being fired. Yet he hardly comes into sharper focus when you talk to co-workers, friends, and former colleagues.

Global News Russian PM Medvedev: US Sanctions Equal 'Full-Scale Trade War'
Author: 0 Russian PM Medvedev: US Sanctions Equal 'Full-Scale Trade War'

People who've played with Trump on his courses have reportedly said he praises every detail of his clubs. "You guys are focused on a meeting that Don Jr. The Post says that the president's advisers fear now that the direct involvement of Donald Trump , in the declaration of his son, can put in a legal position to be unsafe.

Global News Man, 73, severely burned by exploding package in Queens has died
Author: 0 Man, 73, severely burned by exploding package in Queens has died

The package may have sat on the porch for seven days and was not touched by the building's tenants, according to the NYPD. Police say the name on the package - shaped like an oatmeal container - did not belong to anyone living there. A neighbor who lives down the block heard the explosion and ran over to see what happened. 'A big explosion , and when I look up I see a big cloud of smoke, ' Audrey Campbell told WNBC .

Global News CSX train carrying flammable liquids derails in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 CSX train carrying flammable liquids derails in Pennsylvania

CSX has opened a second community outreach center to help answer questions and provide resources for affected residents. Everyone in the area evacuated to Hyndman Charter School. Doolittle said more CSX workers were on the way to the crash. All residents of a small town in Bedford County have been told to evacuate hours after a freight train carrying hazardous materials partly derailed, setting some cars ablaze.

Global News NY gives voter info to Trump's fraud commission
Author: 0 NY gives voter info to Trump's fraud commission

Instead, that decision falls to the bipartisan state Board of Elections, which said Wednesday that it had received a Freedom of Information Law request for New York's voter records, and the four-member board (split evenly between Democrats and Republicans) agreed to comply.

Global News Palestinian Charged with Death of Jewish-Israeli Girlfriend
Author: 0 Palestinian Charged with Death of Jewish-Israeli Girlfriend

She was eight months pregnant at the time of her death. Police learned that she left home on her own, apparently at the behest of her Arab boyfriend, a resident of PA (Palestinian Authority) occupied Shechem. Investigators believe the murder was not politically motivated, however during his appearance in a Jerusalem courtroom on Wednesday, Harouf shouted at journalists that he committed the crime because he "wanted to release prisoners", according to Ynet .

Global News VENEZUELA: Vote-counting Company Points To Fraud In Constituent Election
Author: 0 VENEZUELA: Vote-counting Company Points To Fraud In Constituent Election

Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela's vice president, said the election results had been reviewed and the 545 assembly members would take the reins of the nation's government "within hours". By apparently winning the turnout contest, Maduro government could thus claim greater public approval. "If the political situation worsens, the British embassy may be limited in the assistance that it can provide".

Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci Is No Longer Trump's Communications Director: What Went Wrong?

Now the hard work begins. A retired four-star Marine Corps general, Kelly is trying to right an administration that has never found its footing. His boss wants major legislation to cross his desk soon, and Kelly, while respected on both sides of the aisle in Congress, has no experience applying pressure within the halls of the Capitol.

Global News Clock Running Out on North Korea
Author: 0 Clock Running Out on North Korea

North Korea has offered in the past to suspend its nuclear development if the US and South Korea suspend annual wargames. In response, the USA and its allies flew supersonic bombers and fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula on Saturday.

Global News Oxfam says Italy's Libya mission traps migrants in hell
Author: 0 Oxfam says Italy's Libya mission traps migrants in hell

Some 2,230 migrants, a lot of them Africans fleeing poverty and violence back home, have died so far this year trying to make the sea crossing. Such a move "could implicate Italy in human rights abuses". Instead it has chosen to shirk its responsibilities and endanger the very people it says it is trying to help, including by providing military cover and support to the Libyan coastguard, whose reckless and abusive conduct against refugees and migrants during interceptions has been ...

Global News Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong
Author: 0 Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong

North Korea has hundreds of artillery units and missiles aimed across its southern border at South Korea - an ally who the USA conducts military exercises with - making the already sensitive issue even more complex. He added: "A nuclear war must be stopped because [if we have] a limited confrontation and it blows up, I tell you, the fallout could deplete the soil and its resources".

Global News New Jacksonville VA facility included in approved Senate bill
Author: 0 New Jacksonville VA facility included in approved Senate bill

Both bills passed Tuesday by unanimous vote. On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor that senators needed to use the work period before recess to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for Federal Bureau of Investigation director and other nominees, as well as pass an urgent funding bill for the almost bankrupt Department of Veterans Affairs Choice Program.

Global News Oxford University employee being hunted over U.S. murder
Author: 0 Oxford University employee being hunted over U.S. murder

Anthony Guglielmi, a Chicago police spokesman, said Wednesday that a Cook County judge issued first-degree murder warrants for Wyndham Lathem , 42, and Andrew Warren , 56, in the killing of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. Investigators said they were looking at various possible motives, including a 'possible domestic incident , ' according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Global News Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count
Author: 0 Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count

Reuters said its figure has been confirmed by those who knew the deceased, local officials, or other media outlets. The ministry, however, denied the report , telling journalists: "This is not the first time Reuters has tried use whatever means to discredit Russia's Syria operation to root out Islamic State* terrorists and return peace to Syria".

Global News 'Three Musketeers' gang guilty of plotting Rigby-style attack
Author: 0 'Three Musketeers' gang guilty of plotting Rigby-style attack

Jurors at London's Central Criminal Court found 29-year-old Naweed Ali, 25-year-old Khobaib Hussain and Mohibur Rahman, 33, guilty of preparing terrorist acts, after a trial that was partly held in secret for national security reasons. An imitation gun, cartridges, a 9mm bullet, latex gloves and industrial tape were also recovered. When the three men were arrested they denied all knowledge of the bag and their lawyers claimed "Vincent" and other officer had planted it to frame them.

Global News Chinese official says no link between USA trade and N. Korea
Author: 0 Chinese official says no link between USA trade and N. Korea

The United States had for months put pressure on China to rein in North Korea's increasingly sophisticated weapons program, but Trump's tweets have indicated he is exhausted of waiting for results. "I am very disappointed in China". A source familiar with the USA discussions said the Trump administration planned to employ Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, which allows Washington to investigate China's trade practices and, within months, raise tariffs on imports from China, or impose ...

Author: 0 Tillerson says United States is willing to talk to North Korea

After North Korea conducted its most successful-ever test of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, the US and South Korea responded the way they always do - with a massive display of force. A bill that would further sanction North Korea now sits on President Trump's desk. The working-level consultation came four days after the nuclear-armed North test-fired a Hwasong-14 ICBM , the second in a month.

Author: 0 White House clashes with NY Times on immigration

That's when Miller turned up the heat on Acosta . It also came days after retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly took over as Trump's chief of staff with a mandate to restore order and calm to the West Wing. Miller cited a study about the 1980 Mariel Boatlift in which Cubans were allowed to leave from Havana and did so en masse. "I'm asking for specific statistical data", Thrush protested, .

Global News Former FBI director James Comey to write memoir due in 2018
Author: 0 Former FBI director James Comey to write memoir due in 2018

The Democratic senators who voted against him are Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden, Kirsten Gillibrand, Ed Markey, and Elizabeth Warren. The new work, set to publish in spring, will examine high-stakes situations over the past two decades, which is expected to include Donald Trump's presidential campaign's ties to Russian Federation and the FBI's probe of Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server.

Global News Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!
Author: 0 Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!

Anthony Scaramucci's net worth was already sky-high, but a new report suggests that the figure could rocket into the stratosphere once The Mooch cashes in on his eleven debacle-laden days in the White House . One of the cement shoes that sank Scaramucci was his glorious interview with The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza, in which he made the aforementioned Priebus armchair diagnosis, discussed Steve Bannon's flexibility, and explained that his detractors were just "going to have to go fuck ...

Author: 0 Norquist: Republicans to Unveil Tax Bill by Late September

A group of 45 Senate Democrats has sent a letter to President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders calling for bipartisan talks on tax reform, but with three preconditions. Even Republicans themselves are divided over whether and how tax reform should be "paid for". And those with any insight at all into the legislative process know that tax reform is even more hard.

Global News Here's where to take shelter during the heat wave
Author: 0 Here's where to take shelter during the heat wave

It has at no other time hit 100 in August. Although around 70 per cent of homes in Portland have air-conditioning, it still means more than 270,000 do not. The average highs for the month were about one degree hotter than normal and the average lows were just over two degrees hotter. "It is our busiest season of the year; we got cruise ships and summer travel, and rooms are booked up way in advance", she said.

Author: 0 China lodges protest over South Korea, US THAAD deployment talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday in response to Pyongyang's latest missile launch. However, Trump didn't provide any specifics about his strategy towards Pyongyang. "We are not seeking regime change, we are not looking for a collapse of the regime, we are not looking for a reunion accelerated in the peninsula", Korean, he said to the press in Washington .

Global News DCCC Chairman: Abortion Won't Be Litmus Test for Democratic Candidates
Author: 0 DCCC Chairman: Abortion Won't Be Litmus Test for Democratic Candidates

And freelance writer Lauren Duca wondered what it profits the Democratic Party to gain Congress and lose its commitment to abortion rights. Perez's statement was provoked by criticism of the Democratic Party's support for Heath Mello, a Democratic candidate for mayor of Omaha who has a long history of sponsoring anti-choice legislation in the Nebraska legislature.

Global News U.S. test-launches ICBM off California
Author: 0 U.S. test-launches ICBM off California

This and similar test launches provide valuable data to verify the accuracy and reliability of the ICBM weapon system. "Team V is postured to work with Air Force Global Strike Command to test launch the Minuteman III missile ", Hough said in a statement .

Global News Woman found dead in Ocean City sand was buried alive
Author: 0 Woman found dead in Ocean City sand was buried alive

The victim, 30-year-old Ashley O'Connor of Plano, Texas, was found on the beach in the early morning hours in the area of Second Street. Ashley O'Connor died from asphyxia and suffocation, a spokesman for Maryland's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner told the Daily News.

Global News Trump's odd threat on Congress health care
Author: 0 Trump's odd threat on Congress health care

With Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare in disarray, hundreds of United States counties are at risk of losing access to private health coverage in 2018 as insurers consider pulling out of those markets. Asked who would relay the message to the Trump administration, Hatch laughed and said, "I'm going to be one who does that", adding that he expected Republican leaders of the House and Senate, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell, would do so, too.

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