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Global News Ant McPartlin reveals how painkiller addiction 'nearly killed him'
Author: 0 Ant McPartlin reveals how painkiller addiction 'nearly killed him'

It sends you insane. Recalling an episode of Saturday Night Takeaway , when he and Dec performed with Take That , Ant admitted: "The pain I was in was just ridiculous". 'I brought them home with us and was taking them as well'. He added: "I was insane". But I finished that off quite quickly'. Ant took to social media on August 13 to thank fans for their kind words after he broke his silence following his stint in rehab, where he wasn't able to make contact with the outside world for a ...

Global News Pakistanis and Indians sing each other's national anthems for Independence Day
Author: 0 Pakistanis and Indians sing each other's national anthems for Independence Day

The "Peace Anthem" has been shared thousands of times on social media by Indians and Pakistanis "who saw it as a message of love" amid heightened acrimony between the rival nations, reports the Hindustan Times . "I know there are millions of people who will welcome a Pakistani with open arms and vice versa It's a really lovely act by #VoiceOfRam". Fireworks lit up the sky at midnight as the day's celebrations officially began, but for the past week all of Pakistan's major cities have been ...

Global News World shares rebound as North Korea-related selling abates
Author: 0 World shares rebound as North Korea-related selling abates

China's Shanghai Composite index jumped 28,82 points or 0.90 percent to 3,237.36 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up almost 1.4 percent at 27,250 in late trade. The yen dropped 0.2 per cent to 109.41 per dollar. The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index climbed 42.83 points or 0.55 percent to 7,761.94. The yen tends to gain in times of geopolitical tension on expectations that Japanese investors will repatriate assets.

Author: 0 Trump under fire for failing to condemn white supremacy

Far-right demonstrators carrying flaming torches and screaming racial epithets clashed with counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia , on Saturday, before a vehicle was deliberately driven into the crowd, killing a woman. "At the end of the day if the North Koreans evolve into a fully replete nuclear weapons state with ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) with miniaturised warheads on top then, well, the Chinese view is, the U.S.

Global News McAuliffe to White Nationalists: 'Go Home, and Never Come Back'
Author: 0 McAuliffe to White Nationalists: 'Go Home, and Never Come Back'

Charlottesville Police Department said that Charlottesville City Council empowers the chief of local police to restrict assembly and movement of persons and vehicles in the city after the violent clashes over the far-right rallies. In remarks to NBC News, McAuliffe said: 'This language, this rhetoric, this hatred has got to stop'. On Sunday, McAuliffe held a moment of silence for the three people, who he said "lost their lives yesterday doing what they love: fighting for freedom".

Global News Egyptian train crews held following fatal crash
Author: 0 Egyptian train crews held following fatal crash

On Saturday, Transport Minister Hisham Arafat said the crash was caused by the Egyptian railway's manual-operation system and poorly developed infrastructure. "The rescue team is now searching for survivals while ambulances are transferring the injured to nearby hospitals", said Magdy Hegazi, undersecretary at the Health ministry.

Global News Scolari sees positives in Paulinho's Barcelona switch
Author: 0 Scolari sees positives in Paulinho's Barcelona switch

Barcelona are set to announce the signing of Paulinho in a deal worth £36.5million. 'Paulinho is a player with high individual quality, he is an outstanding player, both for his club and for the national team '. It is believed that money included in the deal is a payment of Paulinho's contract release clause, and not a transfer fee payment to his Chinese Super League club.

Author: 0 Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat

Its proximity to China, Japan, the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the USA military. "Let her speak for Germany", Mr. Asked how Moscow would act in case of a military conflict between the USA and the North, Lavrov answered it would do everything it could to prevent the worst-case scenario.

Author: 0 SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into Space

The space station is placed in lower Earth orbit which makes it an unfavourable place for computers.The ISS is exposed to more radiation from solar flares and cosmic rays because of its presence outside the Earth's protective atmosphere. Overall, NASA wants to know just how much the computer will suffer from radiation exposure over time, and if these software "patches" can actually reduce any degradation.

Global News Here's your first look at the Jersey Shore reunion
Author: 0 Here's your first look at the Jersey Shore reunion

Along with the premiere date, E! has released some sneak peeks of the upcoming docu-series. Another video highlights Pauly D who is keeping his GTL routine close to home these days. They are also expected to drop by several familiar stops along the way and share what they remember about that particular place while catching up with their current lives at the same time.

Global News Latin America rejects U.S. military threat in Venezuela
Author: 0 Latin America rejects U.S. military threat in Venezuela

The United States accuses Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of a power grab that has sparked deadly protests and condemnation across the region. President Donald Trump said late Friday there are many alternatives regarding Venezuela and he would not rule out a "military option" .

Global News Amazon issues recall, refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Amazon issues recall, refunds for potentially phony eclipse glasses

Amazon appears to have been cracking down on these suspect glasses. "To guarantee the authenticity of the Soluna glasses, they must be purchased from GSM Sales on Amazon". Here's the deal: Glasses that are safe for directly viewing the sun must meet the standard, set by the International Organization for Standardization, and the glasses or viewer will then indicate that they are ISO 12312-2 compliant.

Author: 0 Top US General to Meet Moon Amid N.Korea Tensions

Joseph Dunford , is traveling in Asia and expected to meet with leaders in South Korea, Japan and China. "We are not closer to war than a week ago, but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago". On Friday, the day after Tillerson came home, Trump tweeted that the US military was "fully in place, locked and loaded" for an attack on North Korea.

Global News Suspected Daesh terrorist stabs police officer to death in Istanbul
Author: 0 Suspected Daesh terrorist stabs police officer to death in Istanbul

A suspected Daesh terrorist has been killed after fatally wounding a police officer in Istanbul. The officer died. The man was shot and killed in the attack. Turkey, which has been hit by a series of deadly attacks carried out by the Daesh terror group, has stepped up its anti-terrorism operations across the country as of late.

Global News Kenya's election: Zuma congratulates Kenyatta on victory
Author: 0 Kenya's election: Zuma congratulates Kenyatta on victory

Official results gave President Uhuru Kenyatta 54.3%. Though Kenya's last election in 2013 was mainly peaceful, the country plunged into widespread violence in the aftermath of the 2007 vote. Wycliff Mokaya told The Associated Press his 9-year-old daughter was killed by a stray bullet while on their third-floor balcony in Mathare. "She was shot and died on the spot".

Global News Mayor in Kentucky pushes to move Confederate monuments
Author: 0 Mayor in Kentucky pushes to move Confederate monuments

Gray asked the Lexington city council to support his petition for removal next week. Gray said he had planned to announce the decision next week but did so on Saturday because of what he called "the tragic events in Charlottesville", which he said "remind us that we must bring our country together by condemning violence, white supremacists and Nazi hate groups".

Author: 0 CIA director: 'No intelligence' to suggest USA on cusp of nuclear war

Dunford will reportedly visit China after his trip to Seoul. He said he'll speak with his South Korean counterpart about other mutual issues of concern including military planning, and capabilities on the peninsula. More recently, Defense Secretary James Mattis has sought to reassure US partners in the region. "What I'm talking about is I've heard folks talking about being on the cusp of a nuclear war ", he added.

Author: 0 Why is Arsenal's Alexis trying to hide that he is in Paris?

Asked if there was any update on Sanchez's situation, Wenger replied: "No". The France global joined Arsenal for a club-record £52million transfer from Lyon this summer, and has made an immediate impact by heading in an early goal against Leicester City .

Global News Man fatally shoots 3 people in Wisconsin, police say
Author: 0 Man fatally shoots 3 people in Wisconsin, police say

Two died at the scene and the third victim died on the way to the hospital, CBS affiliate WDJT-TV reports . He said initial reports were that the victims were from Aurora, Ill. The sheriff's office estimated that more than 5,000 people were at the raceway for an event known as "Larry's Fun Fest". Hundreds of people on the complex were evacuated immediately following the shooting.

Global News 'Heavy fire' in Burkina Faso restaurant attack
Author: 0 'Heavy fire' in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

At least four people had been killed and 11 others were wounded, according to an official at the Yalgado Hospital in Ouagadougou. The government then launched a counter-assault, with gunfire heard into the night. Islamic extremists attacked another restaurant in Ouagadougou , which is in the centre of the West African country, in January previous year, killing 30 people.

Global News Links to eclipse safety information following Amazon solar glasses recall
Author: 0 Links to eclipse safety information following Amazon solar glasses recall

The last thing Amazon wants is thousands of customers damaging their eyesight with sub-par glasses bought from its store, especially if the manufacturers falsely claim to meet safety standards. Properly designed glasses will prevent permanent eye damage from the sun's rays. In recent days, reports had begun to circulate online indicating that some companies were selling glasses that would not provide adequate protection during an eclipse.

Global News Local rally and vigil held in solidarity with Charlottesville victims
Author: 0 Local rally and vigil held in solidarity with Charlottesville victims

The group came together for what was dubbed a Solidarity Vigil and Rally for Charlottesville, Va., the college town that overnight became the site of violent confrontations stemming from a white nationalist rally. "We must believe with every ounce of our being that love is stronger than hate", she said. The crowd sang songs - "Solidarity Forever", an amended version of "John Brown's Body", and "We Shall Not Be Moved" - and wept, or stood silently, as a few drivers in cars circling the ...

Global News CBA's MD & CEO Ian Narev to retire
Author: 0 CBA's MD & CEO Ian Narev to retire

Commonwealth Bank has blamed numerous alleged breaches on a software coding error, but also acknowledged other mistakes were made. Investors have been rattled by the third misconduct scandal under Narev's watch. Livingstone said succession planning was an "ongoing process" and that following discussions with Narev it was agreed it was "important for the business that we deal with the speculation and questions about his tenure".

Author: 0 North Korea still needs time to flawless re-entry technology: Seoul

Trump administration officials who made the rounds on the Sunday show circuit this week argued that the United States is not on the brink of a nuclear war with North Korea. Trump said Friday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had gotten away with provocations and threats for too long and suggested that he was ready to hit the reclusive regime with US military might.

Global News Trump's Possible China Trade Crackdown: 'This is Not Time to Sour Relations'
Author: 0 Trump's Possible China Trade Crackdown: 'This is Not Time to Sour Relations'

The US officials said "Chinese commercial policy has a major goal, the acquisition and the absorption of the intellectual property of the United States and other countries around the world". The final stages of the political process to win Xi's favor for a place on the standing committee of the party, now a seven-member body that makes the final decisions on the nation's affairs, is underway among the resort's villas and hotels, China's political analysts said.

Author: 0 Scaramucci criticizes Trump's response to Charlotttesville: 'You should call that stuff out'

But, according to Axios , Bannon's alleged reluctance to stop the stories is raising eyebrows, given Bannon's history of intervening with Breitbart to influence stories in a positive fashion for the Trump administration. "I think he would have needed to have been much harsher as it relates to the supremacists". A phone recording between Mr Scaramucci and a journalist was then released in which the communications directly attacked then White House chief of staff Reince Priebus .

Global News Gunmen kill 7 White Helmets volunteers in Syria
Author: 0 Gunmen kill 7 White Helmets volunteers in Syria

The attack occurred in the city of Sarmin in Idlib province, which is controlled by Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, a coalition of Salafi jihadist groups that includes Fateh al-Sham. They receive funding from a number of Western governments, including Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and the United States. President Bashar al-Assad's government and his ally Russian Federation accuse them of being tools of their worldwide donors.

Global News PM Shahid Abbasi to visit Karachi today
Author: 0 PM Shahid Abbasi to visit Karachi today

Moreover, law enforcers are expected to brief the prime minister on peace and security situation in the metropolis and Sindh province. For his part, Abbasi said Pakistan and China are brothers and the bilateral relations have withstood the test of time.

Global News Rauner urges lawmakers to let his school-funding veto stand
Author: 0 Rauner urges lawmakers to let his school-funding veto stand

SB1, which would introduce evidence-based funding to the state's schools, has been back in the Legislature since August 1, where it faces an August 16 deadline of passage or override. Earlier Sunday, the Governor made a point of telling constituents how much more many local school districts would receive should his veto be upheld, including what he says would be $9.5 million more for Rockford School District 205.

Global News U.S. stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions
Author: 0 U.S. stock futures, dollar slip on rising Korean tensions

Sure, the S&P 500 has fallen 0.4% to 2,466.16 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has declined 56.70 points, . The Dow slid 33.08 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,085.34. Shares of fellow department store J.C. Penney dropped 15% Friday after the company's second-quarter loss exceeded expectations. After paring gains it was still on track for its biggest one-day percentage gain since May 17.

Global News Australian deputy PM says he may not be eligible for parliament
Author: 0 Australian deputy PM says he may not be eligible for parliament

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts also faces the High Court over whether he was still a British citizen when he was elected past year, after party leader Pauline Hanson referred him herself. Joyce has already assumed the portfolio responsibilities of his National party colleague, Matt Canavan , who has already been referred to the high court because of his possible Italian dual citizenship .

Global News Chinks in Oppn unity: NCP, JD-U skip meet
Author: 0 Chinks in Oppn unity: NCP, JD-U skip meet

According to a report by The Indian Express, the meeting was called in order to launch a joint campaign against the NDA government on issues such as increasing unemployment, attacks on minorities, agrarian crisis and others. Speaking to ANI, MP Vashistha Narayan Singh said, 'This was important and was done due to Sharad Yadav's anti-party activities'. "All the party legislators, leaders, who are close to the government for personal benefit are with Nitish Kumar, but leaders and workers close ...

Global News Britain says North Korea must fix crisis it started
Author: 0 Britain says North Korea must fix crisis it started

Mr Corbyn said, while the United Kingdom should play a role with other nuclear-armed countries to mediate the impasse between the countries, the Government not to offer "blind loyalty" to the Trump administration. Trump has also insisted that "nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump". CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that while there is no "imminent" threat from North Korea , he expects the regime to to continue working on its weapons development program.

Global News Trailer full of undocumented immigrants found near US, Mexico border
Author: 0 Trailer full of undocumented immigrants found near US, Mexico border

The trailer, the person said, was getting too hot, Click2Houston reported . After knocking on one of the trailers, police officials heard a knock back and ultimately found 17 illegal locked inside the trailer. Trevino said officers only knew the truck was at a truck stop about 20 miles north of the U.S. -Mexico border. "To maximize their criminal profits, these human smugglers crammed more than 100 people into a tractor trailer in the stifling Texas summer heat resulting in ten dead and 29 ...

Global News President Trump Will Declare A National Emergency Over The Opioid Crisis
Author: 0 President Trump Will Declare A National Emergency Over The Opioid Crisis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 142 people die every day from drug overdoses , putting it on par with auto crashes as a leading cause of accidental death in the United States. President Donald Trump on Thursday while on vacation at his golf club in New Jersey said the country would "spend a lot of time , a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis ".

Global News Trump's Bluster Towards Maduro Boosted Venezuelan Dictator
Author: 0 Trump's Bluster Towards Maduro Boosted Venezuelan Dictator

Trump's statement about not to "rule out" a military option in Venezuela was a "violation" of United Nations and worldwide laws, Xinhua quoted Arreaza as saying. Assembly president and former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez added, "Insults and aggression" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would be rejected by the "anti-imperialist people of Venezuela".

Author: 0 NASCAR Pure Michigan 400: Kyle Larson wins third straight race at MIS

Points leader Martin Truex was going after his series-high fifth win of the season, first leading the pack off a restart with 10 laps remaining, but still needing the ideal restart a second time after Michael McDowell crashed, leading to a red flag to clean oil off the track with four laps left.

Global News Gators suspended for season opener against MI
Author: 0 Gators suspended for season opener against MI

In 12 games a year ago, Callaway caught 54 passes for 721 yards and three touchdowns. They have missed some practice and will miss the MI game. "We will use this as a learning opportunity and we will have some players step up as we move forward", the coach said.

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