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Global News S. African kidnapped in Mali released after 6 years
Author: 0 S. African kidnapped in Mali released after 6 years

McGowan, who was not present at the news conference, is undergoing medical tests but had no major injuries, Nkoana-Mashabane said. Nkoana-Mashabane thanked fellow South Africans, the government and the people of Mali , the Economic Community of West African States, different non-governmental organisations and certain individuals for numerous campaigns advocating for McGown's release.

Global News United States sets deadline for its citizens to leave North Korea
Author: 0 United States sets deadline for its citizens to leave North Korea

In a separate statement sent to Reuters regarding Tillerson's remarks, the foreign ministry said it had always supported dialogue between the United States and North Korea . It insists on developing its nuclear and missile programs in order to deter USA "aggression". As NPR's Michele Kelemen reported at the time, the State Department's decision followed the death in June of Otto Wambier, a 22-year-old American who was visiting North Korea when authorities there arrested him.

Global News J&K Police want Pakistan to take Abu Dujana body
Author: 0 J&K Police want Pakistan to take Abu Dujana body

He wanted to die as a "martyr". Dujana and Bhat were killed in the exchange of fire that followed. Anti-India sentiment runs deep in Kashmir's mostly Muslim population and most people support the rebels' cause against Indian rule. Over a year later, Dujana was killed on Tuesday in an encounter at Hakripora, Pulwama. Monday evening's visit was Dujana's last. After a gunbattle that erupted before daybreak, the forces blew up the house.

Global News Michelle Carter to be sentenced for involuntary manslaughter
Author: 0 Michelle Carter to be sentenced for involuntary manslaughter

A woman from MA could face up to 20 years for abetment to suicide after a dozen text messages that she sent as a 17-year-old teen to her boyfriend ended up in him committing suicide. While the sentencing for involuntary manslaughter is up to 20 years in prison, Jackson claimed such a lengthy sentence is unlikely. Carter , who was 17 at the time, repeatedly texted him urging him to go through with the suicide, and prosecutors said she was on the phone with him while he died.

Global News 4.2 magnitude quake in Oklahoma damages power lines
Author: 0 4.2 magnitude quake in Oklahoma damages power lines

The natural disaster was less than four miles deep. The USGS said the natural disaster was "widely felt" in Edmond and northern Oklahoma City, which is located about 15 miles away. Crews are aware and are working to restore power. At night, some awakened. Oklahoma experienced one of its biggest earthquakes in state history a year ago, measured at a 5.6 magnitude.

Global News US Begins Drawdown From Russian Embassy Properties
Author: 0 US Begins Drawdown From Russian Embassy Properties

The White House has said Trump intends to sign into law the new round of sanctions against Russian Federation that Congress passed last week, but he has not yet done so. "This is a regrettable and uncalled for act", a State Department spokesperson told Foreign Policy in an email. Pifer said he expects the same determined spirit from US embassy personnel now.

Author: 0 Tillerson, North Korean envoy to cross paths, but won't meet

Last week, Kim boasted that North Korea could attack any target in the USA after carrying out its latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. They "strongly condemned the North Korean launch of the ICBM-class missile as a clear and flagrant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions", the South Korean side stated in comments carried by local news agency Yonhap.

Global News Supreme Leader says Iran remains strong despite enemies' hostility
Author: 0 Supreme Leader says Iran remains strong despite enemies' hostility

Iran's recently re-elected president, Hassan Rouhani, was ratified for a second four-year term on Thursday by Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. He is due to take the oath of office at the Iranian parliament on August 5, according to RFE/RL. "Transition from the most hard sanctions was achieved through a combination of the power of diplomacy and deterrent defensive power", said Rouhani.

Author: 0 IT raids on Karnataka minister continue for second day

He maintained that the timing of the search was decided well in advance, and that it had nothing to do with Gujarat Congress MLAs being brought to Karnataka. He needs 47 preference voters in the first round for re-election. Already six Congress MLAs have resigned from the party. Ironically, the ruling BJP in Gujarat has fielded Balwantsinh Rajput, who quit the Congress as Chief Whip, to contest against Patel.

Global News Mark Zuckerberg Hires Former Clinton, Obama Pollster
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg Hires Former Clinton, Obama Pollster

Zuckerberg, a California resident, has always been rumored to have political ambitions. Earlier this year, the philanthropy also hired a senator's former communications adviser Amy Dudley. Benenson did not respond to a request for comment. Rumors surrounding Zuckerberg's potential bid for office were sparked earlier this year by his road trip through Iowa - the first state to caucus in the primaries, according to Politico .

Global News Why the GOP Should Refuse to Work With Democrats on Tax Reform
Author: 0 Why the GOP Should Refuse to Work With Democrats on Tax Reform

It's worth emphasizing that House Republican leaders have, at least in recent months, suggested they don't want to use the reconciliation process, because they want permanent changes to the tax code, and reconciliation opens the door to temporary changes (such as the Bush/Cheney tax cuts approved in 2001).

Global News Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) Shares Bought by Morgan Stanley
Author: 0 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) Shares Bought by Morgan Stanley

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 16,504,950 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,619,301,000 after buying an additional 555,260 shares during the last quarter. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, April 28th that allows the company to buyback $500.00 million in shares.

Global News BBCI: Migrant crisis: Libya strongman Haftar warns Italy over ships
Author: 0 BBCI: Migrant crisis: Libya strongman Haftar warns Italy over ships

However, Libyan eastern parliament rejected the Italian naval mission, calling it a "violation to the national sovereignty". Ships from the EU military operation EU Navfor Med participated in the rescues, as well as two NGOs: Save the Children, which signed the Italian government's " code of conduct ", and SOS Mediterranee, a partner of Doctors Without Borders (MSF), which did not sign the code.(ANSAmed).

Global News Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill
Author: 0 Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill

President Trump begrudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russian Federation that had been approved by overwhelming majorities in Congress. U.S. "In some ways it's even useful for us, although sanctions generally meaningless", - said Medvedev. "My Administration will give careful and respectful consideration to the preferences expressed by the Congress in these various provisions", said Trump, per the advisory of his lawyers.

Global News NAACP issues warning for black people traveling to Missouri
Author: 0 NAACP issues warning for black people traveling to Missouri

The Missouri NAACP State Conference called the measure a "Jim Crow Bill", and the warning was recognized nationally at the group's annual convention last week. The national organization adopted and issued the advisory Monday. There have been other instances of discrimination in the state that could have elicited an advisory before this, several of which are listed in the warning.

Global News Camera gets up close and personal with Great White Shark
Author: 0 Camera gets up close and personal with Great White Shark

Mr Skomal is working alongside the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy , which monitors shark movements. "This is new behavior for us", said Skomal. In an attempt to gain a visual on that particular toothy swimmer, researcher Greg Skomal took to the water with his GoPro .

Global News Germany expels Vietnamese spy over alleged kidnap of former oil executive
Author: 0 Germany expels Vietnamese spy over alleged kidnap of former oil executive

The German government accused Vietnamese intelligence services of involvement in what it called the kidnapping in Berlin of a former Vietnamese oil executive, and gave the country's intelligence attache 48 hours to leave Germany. He said in comments on his Facebook page that the kidnapping was "stupid" and would cause severe diplomatic consequences. Police in Vietnam on Monday said Thanh had turned himself in that day after a 10-month worldwide manhunt.

Global News U.S. willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson
Author: 0 U.S. willing to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

Tillerson will participate in meetings of diplomats of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Manila , and discuss "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, maritime security, and counter-terrorism", the State Department said. Meanwhile, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that Mr. Trump has assured him that if "thousands die", they will die in North Korea, and not in America.

Author: 0 EPS for Banco de Chile (ADR) (BCH) Expected At $1.33

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BSAC. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Banco Santander, by 82.0% in the fourth quarter. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.07%. The value of the investment in Banco Santander - Chile ADS went from $795,000 to $919,000 increasing 15.6% since the last quarter.

Global News Kremlin says no new steps to retaliate new US sanctions forthcoming
Author: 0 Kremlin says no new steps to retaliate new US sanctions forthcoming

This comes after the bill was overwhelmingly approved in the House and Senate. Those margins guaranteed that Congress would be able to beat back any attempt by Trump to veto the measure. Mr Trump said in his statement he will not tolerate interference in the US' democratic process. US congressional panels and a special counsel are investigating .

Global News IT raids continue at premises of Karnataka Minister Shivkumar
Author: 0 IT raids continue at premises of Karnataka Minister Shivkumar

On Wednesday, youth Congress leaders protested near Shivakumar's residence in Bengaluru and outside the I-T office in Mangaluru. "Chief Minister Vijay Rupani recently said he is not concerned about Balwantsinh Rajput (Congress MLA who recently joined BJP and was made the ruling party's third Rajya Sabha candidate from Gujarat) losing".

Global News N. Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia
Author: 0 N. Korea contradictions emerge as Tillerson heads to Asia

The North Korean government sentenced Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly trying to "steal a propaganda poster". that they share the same objective of a denuclearised Korean Peninsula. The State Department issued a notice in the Federal Register on Wednesday declaring USA passports invalid for travel to, in or through North Korea.

Global News Australian airports will resume normal service with the aviation terrorism threat 'contained'
Author: 0 Australian airports will resume normal service with the aviation terrorism threat 'contained'

He told reporters in Perth that the times passengers had been advised to arrive at airports would return to normal after being extended following the alleged plot which "has been disrupted and it has been contained". The warning comes after four men where taken into custody following a tip off from British intelligence agencies that led to the raids across Sydney .

Global News Scaramucci Was Listed as Dead in Harvard Law School Directory
Author: 0 Scaramucci Was Listed as Dead in Harvard Law School Directory

In addition, the New Yorker saw a whopping 92% increase in subscription orders over the the daily July average from the Scaramucci piece. Noting the brevity of Scaramucci's stay on President Donald Trump's administration, the comedian suggested Mooch's "going-away party serve what's left of his welcome cake".

Global News Brazil's Lower House Rejects Bribery Charge Against President Temer
Author: 0 Brazil's Lower House Rejects Bribery Charge Against President Temer

There had been an opposition bid to prevent today's vote from going ahead in order to leave Temer hanging and even more vulnerable to new charges. That is an unusually high amount, particularly in an era of austerity during which hospitals, universities and police departments have had their budgets slashed.

Global News John Kelly is President Trump's scream for help
Author: 0 John Kelly is President Trump's scream for help

Bush, said on "Fox News Sunday" after Trump announced Kelly's new position. Sanders says, "What matters most to us is not who is employed at the White House but who is employed in the rest of the country". The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the administration's internal dynamics. But, we are reminded of the risky political and legal environment in which this White House is operating - now under the direction of Kelly.

Global News Trump Lashes Out at China on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at China on North Korea

Expert observers assessed that if the missile fired along a standard trajectory, it would have a range between 6,500 miles and 6,800 miles, putting most of the continental us within striking distance. The U.S. carried out a test of Thaad yesterday [Macau time], the Pentagon said in a statement . It can shoot down short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles.

Global News Carmelo Anthony is unwilling to join LeBron James
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony is unwilling to join LeBron James

The only issue is finding a trade to satisfy both parties, and that's been hard over the last few months. Other teams the Rockets have hoped could help them net Anthony in a three-way deal have also reportedly said no to Anderson. I kind of lost that a little bit, but I'm finding that now, and it feels good". Carmelo Anthony says he's "at peace" and he "doesn't know" about the chances of remaining a Knick.

Global News Hezbollah, Lebanon Recapture Another Town on Syrian Border
Author: 0 Hezbollah, Lebanon Recapture Another Town on Syrian Border

The evacuation deal followed a military offensive by Hezbollah fighters and Syrian troops during which they captured border areas between the two countries and left hundreds of al-Qaida fighters besieged in a small rugged mountainous area. Hezbollah handed over the bodies of nine al-Qaida fighters in exchange for the bodies of five of its own. Hezbollah said its fighters had "lost their way" during the ceasefire announced last week.

Global News NASCAR reveals new limits on Cup drivers in Xfinity and Trucks
Author: 0 NASCAR reveals new limits on Cup drivers in Xfinity and Trucks

It had earlier been reported that NASCAR was considering limiting all Cup Series drivers to just five XFINITY Series races , including younger competitors like Ty Dillon who are running nearly the full XFINITY schedule this year. Although he admitted he partly would shut down the operation because he sees no point in running a truck team he can't race for, he also noted that his lack of seat time would hinder the team's ability to find sponsors.

Global News Who Is Nicholas Scaramucci? The Mooch's Young Son Is His Fourth Child
Author: 0 Who Is Nicholas Scaramucci? The Mooch's Young Son Is His Fourth Child

However, when news of his reported divorce broke last week, Scaramucci did take to Twitter to briefly comment on the matter, saying, "Leave civilians out of this". John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff, two men who are "polar opposite of each other", according to Colbert. When I asked Lizza for his response, he wrote back: "I've only known Anthony in his capacity as a Trump surrogate and then White House communications director".

Global News US Set To Deliver Coal To Ukraine For The First Time
Author: 0 US Set To Deliver Coal To Ukraine For The First Time

Ukraine had been reliant on Russian Federation for much of its oil and gas, and its domestic thermal coal supply collapsed because much comes from the rebel-controlled eastern part of the nation. The Energy Department said in July that coal exports have risen sharply in 2017 amid increased demand in Asia and Europe, but are still below capacity.

Author: 0 Smoke from distant wildfires makes Portland hazy

Air quality was listed as unhealthy for sensitive groups on Wednesday in Ellensburg because of several fires in British Columbia and Washington. The air quality there changed dramatically over the course of the day, rising from low risk levels Wednesday morning, to 18, then down to 12 in the afternoon.

Author: 0 US Successfully Tests Unarmed Intercontinental Ballistic Missile - Air Force

The U.S. ICBM community, including the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and U.S. Strategic Command, uses data collected from test launches for continuing force development evaluation. A few days later, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would be up for diplomatic talks if North Korea stops its missile program. North Korea launched its first ICBM test on July 4 with leader Kim Jong-un calling it a "gift to the U.S." on its independence day.

Global News Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued
Author: 0 Thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued

Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a flash flood warning for northeastern Imperial County in California Wednesday afternoon and it will remain in effect until 7:15 p.m. Wednesday's rain and stormy weather - courtesy of a monsoonal flow out of northern Mexico and Arizona - will maintain the streak of rare humid, sticky summer weather that produced record-breaking rainfall totals Tuesday.

Global News Tillerson tells North Korea: 'We are not your enemy'
Author: 0 Tillerson tells North Korea: 'We are not your enemy'

Forces Korea Gen. Vincent Brooks expressed his confidence in the U.S. missile defense system THAAD now deployed in central South Korea . "We're trying to convey to the North Koreans, we are not your enemy", Tillerson said at a State Department briefing.