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Global News United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU
Author: 0 United Kingdom says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

Sir Vince Cable , the Liberal Democrat leader, said: "The only way to guarantee "free and frictionless" trade with the EU is to stay in the customs union and single market". In the same way, Brexit-backing Conservatives will flex their muscles if the EU insists there can be no new customs union unless Britain agrees not to seek outside trade deals.

Global News Canadian stock market up due to eased tension
Author: 0 Canadian stock market up due to eased tension

Tracking strength in US technology shares, Japanese chip-related companies such as Advantest Corp and Tokyo Electron gained 2.1 percent each. S&P 500 e-mini futures were up 0.3 in Asian trade. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies climbed 20.08 points, or 1.5%, to 1,394.31. Reassuring statements from U.S. CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Army Lt.

Global News Eye safety critical is critical during total eclipse
Author: 0 Eye safety critical is critical during total eclipse

Hoosiers in east-central in will be able to see nearly all of the sun blocked by the moon. The last time a total solar eclipse occurred in the Lower 48 was 1979-and that was only visible from a few states in the Pacific Northwest. Several places around Maryland, including some public libraries, are holding viewing parties and many offer free safety glasses. Simply poke a small hole in a piece of paper with a pen.

Global News Trump signs executive action on trade with China
Author: 0 Trump signs executive action on trade with China

Regional tensions have mushroomed in the past week as Trump warned North Korea it would face " fire and fury " if it attacked the United States while North Korea threatened to test-fire its missiles toward the US Pacific island of Guam .

Author: 0 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with North Korea - CIA chief

Kim said the United States should make the right choice "in order to defuse the tensions and prevent the risky military conflict on the Korean peninsula", the KCNA report said. Trump's "firm break with 20-plus years of failed American policy on North Korea represents the one chance we might have to forestall a massive conflict on the Korean peninsula", said Jaffer in an email.

Global News Donald Trump calls PM Narendra Modi to wish India on Independence Day
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls PM Narendra Modi to wish India on Independence Day

This was the first time Kovind addressed the nation after being sworn-in as the 13th President of India on 25 July. Homage is paid to those who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of our country. The voice is of 125 crore Indians. The Congress on Monday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should stop making false claims in his Independence Day speech and give an account of how many promises that he made to the people in the last three years have been fulfilled.

Global News Safe Solar Viewing Program at the Summerville Library
Author: 0 Safe Solar Viewing Program at the Summerville Library

Omar Punjabi, board certified ophthalmologist. The eclipse is the result of the Moon completely blocking the Sun, but only if you're looking at it from the right point of view-basically where your location on Earth, the Moon and the Sun form a straight line.

Global News Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night
Author: 0 Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night

They say the violence simply has to end, as the pain is felt across the country. Monroe County leaders gathered on the Monroe County Courthouse lawn Sunday night to make a firm declaration: The attitudes of white supremacists and neo-Nazis are not welcome in Bloomington.

Global News Charlottesville victim always defended what she believed in, mother says
Author: 0 Charlottesville victim always defended what she believed in, mother says

Absent evidence not available at this point, I'm not sure how it could be proved the 20-year-old Fields' intent went beyond harming the counter-protesters on the street in front of him out of misguided rage. Standing in the dappled shade of a driveway hundreds of miles from Charlottesville , Va., Mark Heyer spoke of the violence that claimed his daughter's life - and, with voice occasionally quavering, called on people to answer hate with forgiveness.

Global News Top US officer warns NKorea that military ready
Author: 0 Top US officer warns NKorea that military ready

As Dunford visited South Korea, two senior Trump administration officials spoke on Sunday talks shows, during which both denied that war with North Korea was imminent. South Korean news outlets have cited officials as saying the North could be preparing for another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test launch.

Global News Iranian drone buzzes U.S. aircraft carrier
Author: 0 Iranian drone buzzes U.S. aircraft carrier

The drone "created a collision hazard", U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said, adding that the actions were "not in keeping with maritime customs and laws". An Iranian drone harassed a Navy aircraft carrier and its jets Sunday night, in the second risky interaction between the two nations in less than a week, a Navy spokesman said.

Global News 'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul
Author: 0 'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. "They want to have direct talks with the United States", said Moon, who also holds the post of distinguished professor at Yonsei University in Seoul.

Global News Hundreds Of Chicagoans Rally For Charlottesville Victims
Author: 0 Hundreds Of Chicagoans Rally For Charlottesville Victims

James Fields, 20, has been arrested and charged with murder over Saturday's attack, in which dozens of people were hurt. A small group of people gathered Saturday evening for a candlelight vigil, which was followed by two rallies and a march through the Loop Sunday afternoon where hundreds converged on Trump Tower in succession.

Global News North Korean rocket parts 'came from Ukraine'
Author: 0 North Korean rocket parts 'came from Ukraine'

A Ukrainian rocket factory is the source of key components that have enabled North Korea rapidly to develop its intercontinental ballistic missile programme, according to a London-based think tank. "North Korea has acquired a high-performance liquid-propellant engine from a foreign source". 'Workers at Yuzhnoye facilities in Dnipropetrovsk and Pavlograd were likely the first ones to suffer the consequences of the economic misfortunes, leaving them susceptible to exploitation by unscrupulous ...

Global News Texas A&M cancels planned white nationalist rally
Author: 0 Texas A&M cancels planned white nationalist rally

Wiginton confirmed to our sister station KAGS on Sunday that white supremacist Richard Spencer will be speaking at the event. Spencer spoke at an A&M event in December, when he was met by hundreds of protesters, many of whom gathered at Kyle Field football stadium to hear music and speeches highlighting diversity and unity to counter Spencer's appearance.

Global News Rare all-white moose takes a swim
Author: 0 Rare all-white moose takes a swim

Apparently there are roughly 50 to 100 white moose in the area, but they're as elusive as they are breathtaking, so spotting one is fairly rare. They're not albino, which would mean they also had red eyes. Contrary to popular belief, the moose is not albino. It is thought that the Elk is either an albino, meaning it has no pigment, or has leucism, a condition similar to albinism but which doesn't affect the colour of the eyes.

Global News Confrontation with North Korea not imminent, say U.S. officials
Author: 0 Confrontation with North Korea not imminent, say U.S. officials

During a televised briefing, Moon's defense minister, Song Young-moo, told Parliament that North Korea's nuclear weapons development program had not reached its final stage. His public withdrawal comes as nuclear tensions mount between Washington and Pyongyang, and on the heels of the leader's threat to attack the USA island territory of Guam.

Global News Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook
Author: 0 Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook

The police officer's comments, as well as the post they appeared under, have been deleted. "You love this?" Another comment simply said: "you are an idiot". The video in question showed a gray Dodge Charger speed into a group of protesters, making no sign of braking. " I'm a good man who made a stupid comment and would just like to be left alone ".

Global News Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any North Korean Missile Aimed at US
Author: 0 Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any North Korean Missile Aimed at US

North Korea, which is angry over new United Nations sanctions condemning its rapidly developing nuclear and missile program, continued its tough stance overnight (AEDT). South Korean Vice Defence Minister Suh Choo-suk highlighted doubts about North Korea's claims about its military capability. Now it was on countries like China and Russian Federation along with USA allies like South Korea and Japan to work in tandem to get nuclear weapons out of the region.

Global News Have school on eclipse day
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The district's middle schools and high schools, which dismiss students later in the day, "will operate under their normal schedules with outdoor activities scheduled inside", the news release says. The nonprofit organization aims to provide eclipse learning resources to underserved communities and to mobilize its network of amateur astronomers to support teachers with lessons related to the eclipse.

Global News Vehicle drives into pizzeria near Paris, girl killed
Author: 0 Vehicle drives into pizzeria near Paris, girl killed

Police say the driver, a 39-year-old man, wanted to commit suicide. At least three others were hospitalized in serious condition, and eight more sustained light injuries, said the official, who was not authorized to be publicly named. He did not identify him. Earlier, the public prosecutor's office in the town of Meaux said investigators believed the act was "deliberate..." Two police officials said the incident is considered over and authorities are not searching for accomplices, but to ...

Global News BBCI: Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash
Author: 0 BBCI: Charlottesville white nationalist marchers face backlash

Earlier in the day, the @ YesYoureRacist account on Twitter called on Twitter users to identify participants in the rally with several others joining the cause. Cvjetanovic maintained that people like himself just want to preserve their culture and bear no ill will towards minority groups. A petition has gathered 6,500 signatures.

Author: 0 Trump aide: Tillerson has no say in military matters

Just hours after Trump made the threat, North Korea said it is considering plans for a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam. "These statements are irresponsible and unsafe, and also senselessly provide a boon to domestic North Korean propaganda, which has long sought to portray the United States as a threat to their people", reads the letter signed by the lawmakers.

Global News London Wins Silver Medal in London
Author: 0 London Wins Silver Medal in London

The U.S. team was second in 2:58.61. In addition to Mitchell-Blake, Cherry and Lipsey, other former LSU standouts making a final in London were the USA's Kimberlyn Duncan in the 200 (sixth) and Cassandra Tate in the 400 hurdles (seventh), Trinidad & Tobago's Kelly-Ann Baptiste in the 100 (eighth) and 4x100 relay (sixth), and Jamaica's Damar Forbes in the long jump (12th).

Global News Military says NKorea missiles won't hit PH
Author: 0 Military says NKorea missiles won't hit PH

The move was triggered after the North Korean regime warned on Thursday that it was "seriously examining" a plan to simultaneously fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles over western Japan in an "enveloping strike at Guam ".

Global News Charlottesville violence runs much deeper than being just about a statue
Author: 0 Charlottesville violence runs much deeper than being just about a statue

The White House released a statement Sunday that specifically condemned extremist groups like the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis, though the comments were attributed to an unnamed spokesperson and not the president himself. The president's blaming of " many sides " for the violence quickly drew fire. Trump said that the Department of Justice had opened a civil rights investigation into the vehicle attack.

Global News With two United States military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure
Author: 0 With two United States military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

Importantly those caught in the explosion should lie "flat on the ground" and cover their heads as it can take "30 seconds or more for the blast wave to hit". But now, if anything, Mr. Abe faces the opposite problem: an American president who seems overtly eager to confront their mutual adversary, North Korea .

Global News Perpetual 'bridesmaid' Louis Oosthuizen doesn't need a second invitation to sing
Author: 0 Perpetual 'bridesmaid' Louis Oosthuizen doesn't need a second invitation to sing

Finishing in second place in all four majors could leave one singing the blues. Sadly for Oosthuizen, he will now have to wait until April's Masters to try to rise up to the top of a major leaderboard again. Opens, and four P.G.A. Championships, according to the New York Times . Louis Oosthuizen didn't win the 2017 PGA Championship, but he accomplished something pretty unique that not many could do.

Global News Gorkhaland stir: GJM youth wing to cancel hunger strike
Author: 0 Gorkhaland stir: GJM youth wing to cancel hunger strike

The indefinite general strike, which has crossed the two-month mark, will continue, said GJM assistant general secretary Binoy Tamang. On Sunday, Singh had met members of GMCC in Delhi. "Violence can never be a solution to any problem". The Union home minister hailed the move, tweeting: "I wholeheartedly appreciate the decision taken by GJM president Shri Bimal Gurung & the GMCC to call off their indefinite hunger strike".

Global News Man arrested after British model says she was kidnapped
Author: 0 Man arrested after British model says she was kidnapped

She told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme: "I wouldn't say she's the wisest of girls". Herba, 30, later paid her agent cash for the 20-year-old model to fly out to Milan for the fake photo-shoot where she was injected with horse-tranquilizer ketamine, forced into a suitcase and chained to furniture for six days.

Global News Barcelona vs. Real Madrid TV channel, live stream info
Author: 0 Barcelona vs. Real Madrid TV channel, live stream info

The highly entertaining second period was in stark contrast to a sleepy opening 45 minutes which lacked the atmosphere associated with football's biggest rivalry due to the game not selling out and with a large number of tourists present. Gerard Pique's own objective had put Real ahead after a calm first half, however in a berserk complete Lionel Messi leveled from the spot before Ronaldo struck, with Marco Asensio snatching a very late third for the guests.

Global News Wenger 'relieved' Giroud has decided to stay
Author: 0 Wenger 'relieved' Giroud has decided to stay

Two goals in the first 10 minutes and two in the last 10 - if that doesn't rekindle the excitement of Premier League football, not much can. "In the end he made a decision to stay and it was one of the great days of the recent weeks for me".

Global News Teenage jet skier missing on Merrimack River
Author: 0 Teenage jet skier missing on Merrimack River

Sunday reporting two jet skis that had collided on the river, throwing the girl into the water. Soon they learned of the jet ski crash and began a multi-agency search for the 16-year-old teenager. Chelmsford search and rescue boats were assisted by Lowell and Tyngsboro crews who search both banks of the river Sunday night. A search for the teen remained underway Monday morning, according to authorities.

Global News VF Buys Dickies Maker For $820 Million in Cash
Author: 0 VF Buys Dickies Maker For $820 Million in Cash

Philip Williamson, Williamson-Dickie CEO will remain with the company, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Fort Worth, Texas-based Williamson-Dickie has been a leader in the workwear business for nearly 100 years and has annual sales of $875 million.

Global News Trump says he's seriously considering pardoning former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump says he's seriously considering pardoning former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Wilenchik has said that the judge's order enjoining Arpaio was "not clear", and suggested that Arpaio was merely doing what others do routinely: turning over those in the country illegally to the U.S. "I am seriously thinking about it", he said. Trump could decide to await the outcome of an appeal by Arpaio's lawyers who contend their client's case should have been decided by a jury, not a judge.

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