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Global News Mother-of-six and friend gunned down in family home in Dublin
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A mother of six and a man were shot dead yesterday afternoon in a gangland attack in Ballymun, Dublin . They also say they are now searching for two gunmen who carried out the horrific attack that also injured two other people. Roisin Shortall, local Social Democrat TD, said there had been recent tensions in the area and that the community feared an escalation of violence.

Global News Some Tips If You Plan On Driving During The Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Some Tips If You Plan On Driving During The Solar Eclipse

Put your eclipse glasses on over them, or hold your handheld viewer in front of them. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth passes between the sun and the moon, creating a shadow on the moon. We will also have at least three telescopes with solar filters that will provide very high resolution. The lenses are so dark, they completely block out all light except for the Sun.

Global News Trump equates Confederate generals Robert E
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Horowitz believes critics would have reacted the same if Trump had called out white supremacist groups on Saturday as he did on Monday. "You take a look at some of the groups, and you see - and you know it if you were honest reporters, which in many cases you're not.

Global News US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions
Author: 0 US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions

China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, has urged the United States and South Korea to scrap the drills in exchange for North Korea calling a halt to its weapons programmes. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Washington on Tuesday, "We continue to be interested in trying to find a way to get to dialogue, but that's up to (Kim)".

Global News Nasarawa State pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the dispatch of a private aircraft belonging to Saudi Arabian Airlines to Doha airport to fly all Qatari Haj pilgrims at his expense to Jeddah and host them as his guests. The annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage to Mecca wound up without the feared mass outbreak of swine flu, Saudi authorities said, reporting a total of five deaths and 73 proven cases.

Global News White House chief strategist Steve Bannon calls white nationalists ''clowns''
Author: 0 White House chief strategist Steve Bannon calls white nationalists ''clowns''

Bannon", the president said. "What about the fact that they came charging with clubs in their hands swinging clubs?" "I like Mr. Bannon, he's a friend of mine", Trump said. McMaster , whose views often run counter to Bannon's and those of the administration's nationalist wing. At the start of the administration, Bannon was its driving force, a near-constant presence in the Oval Office leading the charge to roll back Obama-era regulations and push through the president's travel ban.

Global News Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash a dual citizen
Author: 0 Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash a dual citizen

Senator Nash holds the Regional Development, Regional Communications and Local Government portfolios and sits in cabinet. In July, Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters quit as Greens senators after learning they were dual citizens of New Zealand and Canada, respectively.

Global News Presidential advisory committee chaired by Schwarzman '69 disbands
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Trump's remarks on the protests that erupted in Charlottesville caused many to disassociate themselves from President Trump . He wrote Monday on Twitter that "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy , which runs counter to the American ideal that all people are created equal".

Global News President Trump announces visit to Phoenix
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Arpaio gained notoriety for his unusual jailing policies and extreme stance on illegal immigration. President Donald Trump said he may grant a pardon to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio , following his recent conviction in federal court.

Global News Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville
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The violence left the 32-year-old Heyer dead and multiple people injured. Trump responded on Twitter, saying the claim that he made the comparison was a "disgusting lie ". More key Republicans took immediate offense at Trump's contention there was equivalency in who was to blame for the hours of street violence, as demonstrators squared off with makeshift clubs, engaged in fist fights and fired bursts of chemical irritants at each other.

Global News Vegan raptor may be missing link between two major dino groups
Author: 0 Vegan raptor may be missing link between two major dino groups

Originally discovered in southern Chile and first described in 2015, Chilesaurus initially puzzled scientists because it possessed an unusual array of physical characteristics which made it hard to place on the dinosaur family tree. The Chilesaurus , which has been nicknamed the " Frankenstein dinosaur " due to it appearing as though it were patched together from other, unrelated dinosaur species, has now been labeled a transitional species that helps to bridge the gap between herbivorous ...

Global News North Korea de-escalation eyed as Donald Trump victory
Author: 0 North Korea de-escalation eyed as Donald Trump victory

Asked if he considers Guam part of the U.S., he said, "Yeah, it sure is". "What we need is someone bringing calm to the situation, not spiking it". However, the back-channel communications will most likely lead to direct negotiations between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un if they succeed.

Global News International Cricket Council Hires Security Company For Pakistan
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In order to aid the resumption of worldwide cricket in Pakistan, the global Cricket Council (ICC) has hired an global security company on a three-year term, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday. According to Sethi, the ICC will pay the security team 400,000 United States dollars on every visit. Khan completed his three-year tenure as PCB chief on 4 August.

Global News Natalee Holloway's father believes he might have found daughter's remains
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Dave Holloway and T.J. Ward say they discovered the remains on the Caribbean Island after an 18-month investigation based on a tip from an informant named "Gabriel". Gabriel alleges that John told him van der Sloot admitted to giving Holloway a drink spiked with date rape GHB (more commonly known as a "roofie"), after which she choked to death on her own vomit.

Global News Rep. Rodney Davis urges Trump to 'go back' on Charlottesville remarks
Author: 0 Rep. Rodney Davis urges Trump to 'go back' on Charlottesville remarks

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday afternoon he has ended the White House Manufacturing Council , in addition to the Strategy and Policy Forum. "And lots of things Trump has been doing or not doing come close to violating the social contact", Klepper said. Palomarez said Trump should also fire adviser Stephen Miller, whom he accused of having a similar ideology that is "harmful to the American people".

Author: 0 Moon says USA will not take military option against N

Dunford's tour of Asia started in South Korea, where he told President Moon Jae-in that the U.S. was prepared to use military force against North Korea , but only as a last resort, with economic and diplomatic solutions to be used until exhausted.

Global News Sessions says Trump hasn't apologized for Twitter criticism
Author: 0 Sessions says Trump hasn't apologized for Twitter criticism

And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans", he said. We're coming after these people. "It can not be tolerated in America". He added that the vehicle attack could be a violation of federal civil rights laws under 18, U.S.C., Section 245 or a hate crime under 18, U.S.C, Section 249, and there could be other federal charges brought.

Global News Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Rahul Gandhi blames Narendra Modi's 'healthcare policies' for deaths
Author: 0 Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Rahul Gandhi blames Narendra Modi's 'healthcare policies' for deaths

Sharma wondered what had stopped the prime minister or home minister from acting against those who had "created an atmosphere of fear and violence due to which people are feeling insecure". "He should talk to all sections and create a national consensus as well as in Kashmir". "Don't tell others to stop it", said Azad. CPI national secretary D Raja alleged that the prime minister lacked conviction when he spoke about embracing Kashmiris."They (the government) believe in a military solution ...

Global News Fox host defends Trump comments
Author: 0 Fox host defends Trump comments

I have too much eye makeup on to start crying right now. Host Abby Huntsman attempted to set the tone for a debate between Democratic political analyst Wendy Osefo and GOP political analyst Gianno Caldwell about confederate monuments, i.e.

Global News Rahul, Manmohan among top opposition leaders attending Sharad Yadav's Virasat Bachao meeting
Author: 0 Rahul, Manmohan among top opposition leaders attending Sharad Yadav's Virasat Bachao meeting

While Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's loyalists in Delhi - the most vocal being Rajya Sabha MP KC Tyagi - have begun to talk about the fruits of the just-forged alliance with the BJP, Sharad is readying to spoil the party. Sources close to Sharad Yadav said invites had been sent to Sonia and Rahul Gandhi , Ahmed Patel and Ghulam Nabi Azad among others in the Congress party, Sitaram Yechury from the CPI (M), Lalu Prasad of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Akhilesh Yadav of the Samajwadi ...

Global News Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to University of Oxford
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Malala Yousafzai says she is "so excited" after being accepted to study at the world famous University of Oxford. Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. She will be studying philosophy, politics and economics. Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated in 2007, also studied there.

Global News Security forces expose Hamas terror-funding enterprise
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Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas group, said in a brief statement, that al-Jaafari was one of its commanders. One of the people wounded was reported in serious condition. Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, has stepped up patrols in the border area with the declared aim of preventing the movement of so-called "Jihadist Salafis" between the territory and the Sinai peninsula, where ISIL and other groups have been battling Egyptian troops for years.

Global News Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China
Author: 0 Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Seoul on Sunday afternoon, and is also scheduled to meet with Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Monday. But there's also the possibility that the hazardous combination of two nuclear powers, the U.S. and North Korea , each led by a bombastic, aggressive leader spouting fighting words to compensate for domestic weakness could increase the chances of risky miscalculations and unpredictable outcomes.

Global News Mattis warns of risk of war if NKorea fires at United States soil
Author: 0 Mattis warns of risk of war if NKorea fires at United States soil

His withdrawal from public events mirrors the weeks before North Korea's last two test missile launches. He also reportedly warned that the United States that missile strikes could be imminent if, "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity".

Global News Brownback announces first responder wireless network
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Verizon announced the news at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials annual conference in Denver on August 15. Verizon said it will also invest in new push-to-talk Plus service. The network's services "are unmatched and unique to public safety". Verizon is now expecting total spending of between $16.8 billion to $17.5 billion for the year.

Global News Evening Storms Wednesday and Thursday
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This risk is associated with a strong cold front that will sweep through the region. Both fronts and lows trigger rising motion in the atmosphere, which makes the air unstable as it rises, cools to its dew point, eventually producing condensation and rain.

Global News Kim examines plans for missile attack near Guam
Author: 0 Kim examines plans for missile attack near Guam

The report came after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that if North Korea fired on US territory it would be "game on". However, if America persists in its "extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean peninsula and in its vicinity, testing the self-restraint of the DPRK, the latter will make an important decision as it already declared ", Kim Jong-un warned.

Global News Powerball results for 08/16/17; did anyone win the $432M jackpot?
Author: 0 Powerball results for 08/16/17; did anyone win the $432M jackpot?

Prior to the drawing, the jackpot increased slightly from $430 million to $432 million. That was the largest prize won in the state. It would be the tenth-largest jackpot in the game's history, though it won't even be the largest this summer - California resident Jeff Lindsay won just shy of $450 million in June.

Global News North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric
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During an inspection of the North Korean strategic rocket forces earlier this week, Kim praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful plan" but said he would watch how Washington acts before deciding whether to go ahead with his Guam missile test plans, according to state media.

Global News China replaces Japan as largest USA bond holder in June
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It took a full seven months after Donald Trump's election for China to overtake Japan as the main holder of USA debt. China and Japan together make up for over a third of overall foreign holdings of US Treasuries. China's drive to lend huge amounts of money to the U.S. government has not gone down well with many lawmakers and economists in the world's biggest economy who are afraid of Beijing's increasing leverage.

Global News Bannon in limbo as Trump urged to sack him
Author: 0 Bannon in limbo as Trump urged to sack him

Apparently, Bannon admires Robert Kuttner, a journalist for The American Prospect (a magazine whose mission is "liberal intelligence"). "If we continue to lose it, we're five years away, I think, 10 years at the most, of hitting an inflection point from which we'll never be able to recover".

Global News S. Korean president urges resumption of dialogue with DPRK
Author: 0 S. Korean president urges resumption of dialogue with DPRK

Dunford said the US military will continue to develop Sino-US military relations and added both sides should take every opportunity to deepen communication and tackle current issues in a constructive way. Arguably, the President is right in his pursuit to halt the missile tests in the North , but his rhetoric may lead to a miscalculation which could provoke military conflict and may even worsen the already-growing tension in the Korean peninsula, jeopardizing the neighboring countries ...

Global News Trump praises Kim for easing Korean tensions
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Guam Governor Eddie Calvo says the US territory is prepared to deal with whatever North Korean leader Kim Jong Un decides to dish out in the coming days. US President Donald Trump spoke with the governor of Guam on Friday, vowing to protect the territory should the North follow through with its public plan.

Global News Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea
Author: 0 Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea

If countries - including China, which accounts for almost 90 percent of North Korean trade - "thoroughly implement the recent ban on these principal exports, addressing all the potential loopholes, the North may face up to $1.7 billion a year in losses - or more than 80 percent - not just a third - of its annual export revenue", Ri said.

Global News Dolly Parton announces first ever children's album
Author: 0 Dolly Parton announces first ever children's album

Imagination Library is Parton's personal charity, which aims to " foster a love of reading " in preschool-aged children. Each month, the program now mails more than one million specially selected, high-quality, age-appropriate books to registered children from birth until they start Kindergarten in participating communities.

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