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Global News Memorial service held for Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police officer
Author: 0 Memorial service held for Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police officer

The service ended with a maypole dance, didgeridoo music from Australia, and a silent walk around Lake Harriet. "We should be walking down the street smiling and laughing", he said of his first visit to Minneapolis. I love her. I cherish her. I thought it might be (that) somebody had a breakthrough or something really big. He said: "I have vast gratitude for being the one she chose".

Global News Woman asks museum to reschedule solar eclipse so her son can watch
Author: 0 Woman asks museum to reschedule solar eclipse so her son can watch

Youth Services library assistant Andy Miller looks up at overhead lights while wearing solar eclipse viewing glasses at the Bettendorf Public Library. The partial solar eclipse (weather permitting) will be at 2:13 p.m. Or you can watch via an alternative indirect method, such as with a pinhole viewer that you can easily make at home.

Global News US Investment Banker Arrested After London Woman Shoved In Front Of Bus
Author: 0 US Investment Banker Arrested After London Woman Shoved In Front Of Bus

The incident in question occurred in May, but came to public attention this week when police released CCTV footage that shows a jogger on Putney Bridge pushing a woman into traffic, and a bus swerving to avoid her as she falls. The bus stopped and passengers tended to the woman following the incident at about 7.40am on May 5. She told police she spotted the jogger again 15 minutes later as he ran back across the bridge and tried to talk to him but he ignored her and carried ...

Global News North Korea knows United States 'fire, fury' very well
Author: 0 North Korea knows United States 'fire, fury' very well

Yet even then, Trump insisted that what North Korea does "can't be allowed", and the most reassurance he had to offer about the possibility of precipitously starting a huge war sometime soon was " we'll see what happens ". Against this backdrop, Tillerson's Korea-focused trip did little to ease concerns of Washington's ASEAN allies that the area is not one of Trump's major priorities.

Global News Man arrested in East Harling murder investigation
Author: 0 Man arrested in East Harling murder investigation

The victim's two dogs stayed by his body until it was found by a passer-by among thick nettles and undergrowth. On Thursday, police released footage of Mr Wrighton shopping in a post office on the day that he died along with maps of his final movements in the hope that it would "jog memories".

Global News CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff'
Author: 0 CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff'

Graham said the situation with North Korea is growing "increasingly unsafe". The North responded with a warning that it was considering an attack on the US territory of Guam. A defiant rebuke by North Korea in a statement calling President Trump's recent comments "a load of nonsense", saying the President is "a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him".

Author: 0 What Does the US Military Do on the Island of Guam?

Residents of Guam have been issued with advice on what to do if North Korea launches an attack. That puts its total population of 170,000 in range of the Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missiles that Kim Jong Un's regime has threatened to fire as a counter-punch to President Donald Trump's warning that the USA would respond with " fire and fury " to provocative actions by North Korea .

Global News There has been a possible 'rally cat' sighting in St. Louis
Author: 0 There has been a possible 'rally cat' sighting in St. Louis

After making his (it's a he!) first grand appearance on the field Wednesday night in St. Louis the infamous Rally Cat bit a stadium worker, was taken into the tunnels of the stadium, and promptly disappeared. She says the feline jumped out of her arms into some tall grass somewhere in Citygarden on Market Street. On her way home she was stopped by several fans who asked to take pictures, but the cat would not be contained and ran from Harris.

Global News Nuclear confrontation with North Korea would be
Author: 0 Nuclear confrontation with North Korea would be "catastrophic": Mattis

After days of fiery rhetoric from both the U.S. and North Korea , Mr Mattis said war would be "catastrophic" and that diplomacy was gaining results. "However, right now, Secretary Tillerson, Ambassador Haley, you can see the American effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results".

Author: 0 UN Security Council unanimously adopts new sanctions on North

The diplomatic wrangling sought to build on the sweeping new North Korea sanctions passed by the U.N. Security Council a day earlier - the strongest in a generation, the USA said. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, called the U.S. -drafted resolution "the single largest economic sanctions package ever leveled against" North Korea.

Global News U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan are said to kill 16 civilians
Author: 0 U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan are said to kill 16 civilians

Several civilians have been killed in an USA airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said on Friday. Local security officials say Afghan forces, backed by US airpower, are conducting counterterrorism operations against Islamic State militants in the district, where Thursday's airstrikes occurred.

Author: 0 United States bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'

Some 42,800 FIlipinos live in Guam, which is home to a USA military base and sits approximately 2,500 km away from the Philippines. File photo by U.S. Residents do not pay USA income taxes or vote in the general election for US president. Its capital city is Hagatna and its largest city is Dededo. It has seen various popular movements pushing for greater self-government or even USA statehood, most notably a significant but failed effort in the 1980s to make it a commonwealth on par with Puerto ...

Global News Trump says United States is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation
Author: 0 Trump says United States is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation

Tension in the region rose when North Korea staged two nuclear bomb tests past year and increased further when it launched two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July in defiance of world powers. "These ships are capable of intercepting short, medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles in the mid-course and terminal phases of flight". United States satellites are constantly surveying North Korea looking at known missile launch sites and watching for any signs of launches from ...

Global News Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead
Author: 0 Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead

John White, the spokesman for Denver police, said the elevator "wasn't inoperable". The fire department reportedly never received an emergency call from inside the broken elevator . Greystar Management Services is investigating, the company told CNN in a statement. The company is reportedly cooperating with local law enforcement officials and their investigation into Komisarchik's death.

Global News Trump tells Guam governor: 'We are with you 1000 percent'
Author: 0 Trump tells Guam governor: 'We are with you 1000 percent'

On Friday, the president had issued fresh threats of swift and forceful retaliation against nuclear North Korea , declaring the USA military "locked and loaded" and warning that the communist country's leader "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against US territories or allies.

Global News Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it
Author: 0 Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it

President Donald Trump , specifically, as the country's top problem, the latest Gallup poll showed. In St. Petersburg, where polling shows former Mayor Rick Baker leading current Mayor Rick Kriseman , the Florida Democratic Party this week began airing TV spots that put Baker, who is a Republican , on an "extreme team" with Trump, Florida Gov.

Global News Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games
Author: 0 Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games

The new Host City Contract also provides LA 2028 with a greater share of a Games surplus and an International Olympic Committee contribution of $2 billion". In the two-hour meeting on Friday, representatives from Chief Legislative Analyst, City Administrative Officer and City Attorney reported briefly their assessments to the Host City Contract, Memorandum of Understanding and other actions for the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Global News $393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL
Author: 0 $393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL

This is the fourth Mega Millions jackpot victor this year. If you missed out on the jackpot by a few numbers (or by all of them, for that matter), the Powerball drawing is set for Saturday. How much money will the victor take home? It is the largest jackpot in nearly a year and the fifth largest in the game's 15-year history, according to a statement .

Author: 0 Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam "1000%"

Tensions have escalated between the USA and North Korea as the communist regime continues testing and expanding its nuclear program, reporting this week that it can now fit nuclear warheads on missiles. "In time you will be able to leave a fallout shelter". Trump says he has yet to speak with the governor of the territory, but says, "I feel that they will be very safe, believe me".

Global News Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet
Author: 0 Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet "Nibiru"

Though scientists have rebuffed the presence of Nibiru or Planet X, conspiracy theorist David Meade , after coming across a particular passage of Bible, has claimed his prophecy to be true. In one video, citing research, he says there is "overwhelming evidence that Planet X will destroy the Earth in 2017. The Rising Sun will be pitch-black, and the Moon will not give its light" - Meade, and other theorists argued that the doomsday of Earth will take place next month, on 23rd September.

Author: 0 White House aide describes Tillerson's statement on military matters as "nonsensical"

After Claman brought up the BBC interview, Gorka immediately responded that he "never said that" and it was "fake news 101". Far from reassuring everyone the world isn't hurtling towards nuclear destruction, the interview with President Trump's Deputy Assistant instead instilled a foreboding sense of doom amongst listeners.

Global News Game Wrap: 49ers take down Chiefs in preseason opener
Author: 0 Game Wrap: 49ers take down Chiefs in preseason opener

Rookie watch: Linebacker Reuben Foster started at weakside linebacker and played most of the first half before calling it a night. Cornerback Rashard Robinson was burned for a 32-yard completion to set the stage for a 75-yard touchdown drive that ended seven plays later.

Global News MP government shrugs off Blue Whale risk
Author: 0 MP government shrugs off Blue Whale risk

In a separate incident, a 14-year-old boy from Maharashtra's Solapur, who was allegedly on his way to Pune to complete "a task" given to him as part of the " Blue Whale challenge " was rescued by the police. After the boy's parents didn't find him in his room in the morning, they panicked and immediately went to their neighbour, a police naik with the Solapur traffic division.

Global News Judge Rules 'Alt-Right' Rally Should Go Forward as Planned
Author: 0 Judge Rules 'Alt-Right' Rally Should Go Forward as Planned

McAuliffe, a Democrat, said numerous people at the rally will "express viewpoints many people, including me, find abhorrent". While Gastañaga said the ACLU disagrees with Kessler's speech, she criticized city officials for attempting to revoke the permit without due process.

Global News Jontay Porter Reclassifies, Joins Brother Michael Porter Jr. with Missouri Basketball
Author: 0 Jontay Porter Reclassifies, Joins Brother Michael Porter Jr. with Missouri Basketball

The Tigers had already landed Porter's brother and No. 1 ranked recruit Michael Jr.as well as 4-star prospects power forward Jeremiah Tilmon and point guard Blake Harris. "Coach Martin and his staff are awesome, and they are definitely one of the things I look forward to most about playing for Mizzou". Porter helped engineer a flawless 29-0 record for Nathan Hale, a season that culminated with winning the Washington Class 3A State Championship.

Author: 0 Military options 'locked & loaded' on North Korea: Donald Trump

China, North Korea's closest ally, called for calm and restraint in a "highly complicated and sensitive" standoff. "The problem is the president, by ratcheting up the rhetoric to a reckless level - to a point where it nearly sounds like an echo chamber with the kind of North Korean rhetoric we have come to expect where it is unhinged to the point of parody - it creates a real danger for the world ".

Author: 0 Trump to Guam's Governor: 'Don't Worry About a Thing'

Air Force moving B1-B Lancer supersonic bombers to Guam and test-firing a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. "I'm concerned for my family there". Some local kids being interviewed by the local newspaper, on the other hand, said they're "freaked out". "It's a source of concern that's why the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) leaders or foreign ministers discussed it thoroughly and came up with a statement ".

Author: 0 US, North Korea maintaining back channel diplomatic talks

Meanwhile, U.S. senior diplomat Joseph Yun has spent months conducting back-channel diplomacy with Pyongyang. "So here's what I would assume, that if I fire one shot at North Korea, they're going to unleash all of their weapons against South Korea and Japan and our forces", he explained.

Global News Gay Plebiscites: Australia's Crisis on Same-Sex Marriage
Author: 0 Gay Plebiscites: Australia's Crisis on Same-Sex Marriage

Depending on the results of the plebiscite, a majority "yes" vote would see a private members bill go to Parliament , with MPs getting a free vote as to whether same-sex marriage should be legal. Australia's first plebiscite in 1916 - on military conscription - cost taxpayers £81,113, or roughly $162 million in current dollars. "I love all people in life, I have nothing against that".

Global News Voter fraud crackdown a step closer with House committee vote
Author: 0 Voter fraud crackdown a step closer with House committee vote

And it's unlikely that will change in the coming days. But Republicans say spotty reporting may be to blame. "That bill was flawed", Goldman said. In the regular session, Lt. The Texas Association of Business, as well as CEOs from major companies in both Dallas and Houston , have repeatedly told lawmakers they oppose any measures that could be viewed as discriminating against members of the LGBTQ community.

Global News Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine
Author: 0 Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine

Tensions have escalated with North Korea over the last several days. "He has a secretary of defense and national security adviser, both of whom are immensely respected", Mr. "That said, it is not too late in the game", he said. But the president has voiced increasing frustration recently, saying that China has done little with regard to North Korea , despite the fact that Beijing "could easily solve this problem".

Global News White House Gets a Face-Lift While Trump's Out of Town
Author: 0 White House Gets a Face-Lift While Trump's Out of Town

The picture shows a barely recognizable version of the Oval Office. New granite curb is installed on the ground of the White House in front of the West Wing. Trump is now on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey because the West Wing is being renovated, that gives us a rare chance to see a completely stripped down Oval Office, courtesy of our friend, Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason .

Author: 0 Trump Doubling Down on Rhetoric Rattles South Korean Markets

A senior U.S. diplomat has engaged in back-channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing the deteriorating relations, as well as the issue of Americans imprisoned in North Korea , the Associated Press reported . China has repeatedly urged a resumption of long-dormant six-party talks to peacefully resolve the crisis, but its position has been overshadowed by the emerging brinkmanship between Trump and Kim.

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