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Global News Tillerson to Seek Common Ground With Russia During Meeting With Lavrov
Author: 0 Tillerson to Seek Common Ground With Russia During Meeting With Lavrov

While China agrees with sanctions on the North, Wang, the Chinese Foreign Minister, said Sunday that they should be aimed at forcing Pyongyang to return to negotiations directed at taming its nuclear ambitions. Could North Korea trigger a nuclear war? Wang told a news conference in Manila that those conditions include non-interference by "outside parties", apparently referring to the United States , which Beijing has frequently accused of meddling in what it says is an Asian dispute ...

Author: 0 China Adopts Maritime Code with ASEAN

Criticising ongoing "land reclamation, construction of outposts, militarisation of disputed features" in the disputed sea, the trio said any code of conduct must be "legally binding, meaningful and effective", a demand noticeably absent from the ASEAN statement.

Global News 9/11 victim identified 16 years on
Author: 0 9/11 victim identified 16 years on

A total of 1,112 persons out of a total casualty count of 2,753 lost at the Twin Towers remain unidentified. The process involves pulverising the fragments of remains to extract DNA, then comparing it to the collection of genetic material from victims or their relatives.

Global News Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job
Author: 0 Knicks hire Craig Robinson, Bucks executive and Obama's brother-in-law, for front-office job

Craig Robinson , who has been the Bucks' vice president of player personnel and organizational development since being hired in 2016, has chose to leave his post in Milwaukee in exchange for a new role with the New York Knicks . Although the team's slew of front office changes have ultimately overshadowed the rest of their offseason, the once heralded franchise still has a major decision to make regarding superstar forward Carmelo Anthony, who now remains in limbo.

Global News Purple Heart Day Is August 7
Author: 0 Purple Heart Day Is August 7

UA has two registered Purple Heart recipients in its student body, according to the university. The Badge for Military Merit was in the shape of a purple heart, and when the award was revived in the 20th century, it became known as the Purple Heart.

Global News Incoming Cornell student from the Bronx found dead in Ithaca waters
Author: 0 Incoming Cornell student from the Bronx found dead in Ithaca waters

Incoming Cornell University freshman Winston Samuel Perez-Ventura drowned while swimming in Ithaca Falls , according to the school's Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi. 'I encourage everyone to please, please follow the posted signs on the gorge trails, especially those that prohibit trespassing and swimming. "The signs are in place for no other reason than to keep folks safe when they enter our gorges".

Global News Local forces control 45 percent of Syria's Raqa: US envoy
Author: 0 Local forces control 45 percent of Syria's Raqa: US envoy

According to the press, the U.S-led Coalition killed an official from the Syria-based ISIS external operations name Abd al-Ghafur. Their removal deprives ISIS of well-connected members with links to trans-regional terror support networks. "Furthermore, we can confirm the deaths of four senior ISIS associates of Muhaxheri". According to Airwars' latest data, 4,734 civilians have been killed in air strikes by the global coalition.

Author: 0 Farooq warns of 'uprising' if article 35A is axed

He said any attempt to tinker with Article 35 (A) is going to affect people from all the regions of the state including Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh. Article 35 (A) of the Indian Constitution gives the Jammu and Kashmir legislature the power to define the "permanent residents" of the state and provide them with special rights and privileges.

Author: 0 Duterte to bring up Balangiga bells issue with top USA diplomat

The Duterte administration has several times defended the war on drugs, even as human rights groups have repeatedly raised alarm on the mounting death toll being linked to it. The Philippine leader's relations with the U.S. were strained under Barack Obama due to Washington's criticism of his human rights record. According to the Palace official, Duterte is also expected to discuss other matters of interest with Tillerson.

Global News Florida sinkhole that destroyed two homes widens
Author: 0 Florida sinkhole that destroyed two homes widens

Pasco County officials during a news conference that a large chunk of the hole's edge has collapsed. Two additional homes, which had already been evacuated, were condemned, as well. The sinkhole that opened on July 14 and swallowed two homes grew by some 30 feet on Thursday and Friday. Guthrie added that it will take two to three weeks to fix the hole.

Global News Texas police officer dies in auto crash, leaves behind child
Author: 0 Texas police officer dies in auto crash, leaves behind child

Detective Elise Ybarra , 33, was stuck in traffic on Interstate 20 about 200 miles west of Dallas when her vehicle was hit, FOX4 reported. While stuck in traffic on Interstate 20, a pickup truck ran into her auto. The Texas Department of Public Safety will investigate the wreck, reports NBCDFW . She leaves behind a husband and 10-month-old daughter. A request for comment has been place with the Abilene Police Department regarding the person who struck Ybarra's vehicle.

Global News UNSC unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UNSC unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea

Resolution 2371 (2017), adopted unanimously by the Security Council on Saturday, strengthens United Nations sanctions on the Pyongyang in response to its two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests conducted on July 3 and July 28, respectively.

Global News Indian soldier critically injured by Pakistani sniper fire in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian soldier critically injured by Pakistani sniper fire in Kashmir

The Machil gun battle is the latest in a series of such exchanges with the government hardening its stand against militants after a recent spurt in violent street protests and attacks on security forces. In the incident, an Indian soldier identified as Narendra Singh Bisht received a sniper injury in his head and has been airlifted to Army's 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment where his condition is critical.

Global News Early storms release NJ from humidity; cooler weather ahead
Author: 0 Early storms release NJ from humidity; cooler weather ahead

Monday: Some fog, partly sunny with a high near 74. The clouds break a bit through the night as the showers dry up. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s. High temperatures will reach around 80 degrees once again. Tomorrow will be windy and hot with highs in the mid 90s under partly cloudy skies. Unsettled weather will remain likely at times through the weekend and into early next week as tropical moisture continues to stream into the region.

Global News Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka
Author: 0 Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka

Speaking to ANI , NCP leader Majeed Memon said their party president Sharad Pawar has made it extremely loud and clear that they are going to support Congress candidate Ahmed Patel , who is contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat. The AICC spokesperson reiterated that all Congress MLAs were united and would vote for Mr Patel in the August 8 election. He further said that at a time when people are dying due to floods, the Congress MLAs are hiding in resort.

Global News Italy arrests 15 firefighters for setting own fires, faking blazes
Author: 0 Italy arrests 15 firefighters for setting own fires, faking blazes

Only the ringleader, name as D.D.V., was considered sufficiently unsafe to be placed under house arrest, because he continued starting the fires after the others had stopped, police said. He showed "a sharp criminal ability and.no fear about the consequences of his behaviour", police said. The group being investigated are auxiliary firefighters who received 10 euro (£9) an hour from the Italian government to help tackle blazes.

Global News Trump Today: President says his base 'stronger than ever before' despite polling
Author: 0 Trump Today: President says his base 'stronger than ever before' despite polling

The Times on Sunday published a story on how potential Republican candidates are lining up for 2020 should Trump choose not to run for another term. The tweets ignore the fact that Trump is doing poorly among all Americans-56% disapprove of his performance, according to Gallup's three-day rolling average-in order to narrowly focus on his base of voters.

Author: 0 Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

The average price has risen almost 11 percent since a year ago at this time, when gas was averaging 23 cents lower, at $2.13 per gallon. The average price of a gallon of gas in cities around the state includes $2.10 in Charlottesville, $2.17 in the Norfolk area, $2.15 in Richmond and $2.07 in Roanoke.

Global News Suspect in weekend Red Line shooting in custody in Maryland
Author: 0 Suspect in weekend Red Line shooting in custody in Maryland

Rather, investigators believe that the suspected shooter (Brown) was traveling with his half-brother when there was an altercation aboard the train involving Brown and three other individuals. The victim was taken to a hospital, where police say he is in stable condition. The altercation was recorded by digital video cameras that were installed on the train, Metro said.

Global News Local gas prices drop a little
Author: 0 Local gas prices drop a little

The national average stood at $2.36 per gallon on Sunday, up five cents from the week before. They were up another 9 cents this morning, according to GasBuddy.com , ranking the state 12th in the nation in gas prices. Despite pumping stations in the Houston area mostly reflecting prices above $2.10 a gallon, there are still several places in the suburbs and select areas selling gasoline for less than $2 a gallon.

Author: 0 Jordanian king in rare visit to Palestinian president

Abdullah's visit to the West Bank, his first in five years, came at a time of rising Israeli-Jordanian and Israeli-Palestinian tensions over the shrine, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as the Temple Mount. The role is also a key component of Abdullah's legitimacy. Jordan has been the custodian of Jerusalem's Muslim holy sites since the 1920s. Last month, an Israeli embassy guard shot and killed an alleged attacker, along with a bystander.

Global News FBI, ATF Investigate Bombing of Minnesota Mosque
Author: 0 FBI, ATF Investigate Bombing of Minnesota Mosque

Meanwhile, the FBI is continuing its investigation into attack, which it said was caused due to an improvised explosive device. "What a bad, dastardly, cowardly, awful act this was that was committed", Dayton said in a news conference. Anti-Muslim incidents have risen sharply in the United States over the past year, according to a review by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, which offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the Minneapolis area ...

Global News Foxconn to invest in MI
Author: 0 Foxconn to invest in MI

Snyder issued a statement after the meeting, saying the two men had a "very productive dialogue.I believe we have a strong future with Foxconn". Gou did not divulge exact details of the additional investment. Snyder has been actively engaged in an interstate competition for a Foxconn investment in MI since at least late May. On Aug 2, media also reported Foxconn planned to spend $30 billion on the project, which would be three times the amount of money the company has previously pledged.

Global News Eggs contaminated with insecticide were imported into United Kingdom from Europe
Author: 0 Eggs contaminated with insecticide were imported into United Kingdom from Europe

Millions of eggs have been recalled in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany after they were found to contain the toxic insecticide which can cause damage to the liver, thyroid glands and kidneys if ingested in large amounts. The British Egg Industry Council said there was no need to "change the way they cook or consume eggs" and that buyers should look for the British Lion mark to ensure they are getting "safe British eggs".

Global News Atlanta rapper killed in shooting outside pizzeria
Author: 0 Atlanta rapper killed in shooting outside pizzeria

The shooting occurred on Hosea Williams in the vicinity of Urban Pie not far from a police precinct. He was outside of his vehicle when he was shot, according to police. Police said the gunman then took off running west on Hosea Williams Drive. Mazi is known for his collaborations with Young Thug , Rich Homie Quan and Kevin Gates .

Global News Iran restates support for 'Palestinian cause' during meeting with Hamas members
Author: 0 Iran restates support for 'Palestinian cause' during meeting with Hamas members

Trump has said that Iran is violating the "spirit" of the agreement by engaging in activities, including testing missiles and military adventurism in the region, not covered by the agreement. He emphasized that the Iranian Parliament would certainly pass legislation to reciprocate the new U.S. measures. While talking to a Pakistani parliamentary delegation led by the Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani in Tehran on Monday, the Iranian president recalled his two visits to Pakistan during past ...

Global News Boy riding in vehicle shot in head on Cleveland highway
Author: 0 Boy riding in vehicle shot in head on Cleveland highway

The shooting happened just after midnight early Monday. According to police, the mother says she honked her horn to pass a blocking vehicle. He was taken to the hospital where he is in serious condition. The mother was able to get off the freeway and call police but not before her son got shot. The woman said two men were in the vehicle. The child was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital for treatment.

Author: 0 Bolstered by UN, nations step up bid to isolate North Korea

He also said, however, that it could be a turning point for negotiations over North Korea's nuclear proliferation, which led the U.N. Security Council to impose more sanctions on North Korea and its exports on Saturday. Moon has always been a proponent of greater dialogue with Pyongyang in order to diffuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula. But on the South China Sea dispute, there was far less consensus with Vietnam resisting efforts by the Philippines to placate Beijing, said diplomats.

Global News Russia tells US 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'
Author: 0 Russia tells US 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'

On August 6, the UN Security Council approved a US -written sanctions package against the North that could deprive it of $1 billion a year in export revenue. "We gave these explanations", Lavrov said. There's no immediate reaction to the meeting from the US side. After being put on the U.S. list, Thailand defended itself with a 22-page justification that covered everything from its support for the United States in the Korean War to investment by USA companies in Thailand.

Global News Opposition parties say only a secret ballot will do
Author: 0 Opposition parties say only a secret ballot will do

Speaking at an "unprecedented" media event on Monday afternoon, Mbete said that she considered the Constitutional Court judgement which gave her exclusive power, views of South Africa's political parties as well as legal advice. The decision which was announced less than 24 hours before the vote of no confidence is meant to take place, and was preceded by over 46 days in which Mbete was silent on the secret ballot.

Global News President Trump tweets insults at CT senator
Author: 0 President Trump tweets insults at CT senator

Richard Blumenthal , calling him a "phony Vietnam con artist" after the lawmaker expressed concerns about the Justice Department's pursuit of leakers and embraced a special counsel's probe of Russian Federation meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials.

Global News Ayesha Ahad again claims contracting marriage with Hamza
Author: 0 Ayesha Ahad again claims contracting marriage with Hamza

She said her case had also been pending before the court for the last seven years while she and her daughter had been running form pillar to post for justice since then. She said she was also filing a reference against Mr Hamza this week, contending that by "concealing his marriage with her" the MNA was no more " Sadiq and Amin" and should be disqualified.

Global News United States sanctions to bring Russia, China and North Korea closer
Author: 0 United States sanctions to bring Russia, China and North Korea closer

US President Donald Trump has expressed his appreciation to Russian Federation and China for voting in favor of the United Nations' new sanctions against North Korea، the White House says. The US law sanctioned foreign persons employing North Korean labor, spawning concerns that it may deal a blow to the factory zone if Seoul seeks to resume it.

Global News Manhunt underway after officer shot, killed in Clinton, MO
Author: 0 Manhunt underway after officer shot, killed in Clinton, MO

The vehicle stopped was registered to Ian McCarthy , 39, of Clinton and he is considered a person of interest in the killing, Lowe said . The Missouri State Highway Patrol , Henry County Sheriff's Office and the Clinton Police Department have checkpoints set up across Clinton.

Global News Iran signs its biggest-ever vehicle deal with France's Renault
Author: 0 Iran signs its biggest-ever vehicle deal with France's Renault

It also comes just days after new USA sanctions on Iran were signed by President Donald Trump, who spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron over the weekend about ways to counter Iran's influence in Mideast conflicts. The plant will produce Duster and Symbol cars starting in 2018. "Sixty percent of the shares of the partnership would belong to Renault and the rest to Iran", the domestic media quoted IDRO Chairman Mansour Moazzami as saying.