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Global News North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills
Author: 0 North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills

North Korea has unleashed personal attacks on past Washington and Seoul leaders, calling former President Barack Obama a monkey and ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye a prostitute. North and South Korea are technically still at war after the 1950-1953 Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. In addition to the Treasury sanctions, the Justice Department filed suit against two of the companies, Velmur Management of Singapore and China's Dandong Zhicheng Metallic Material Co., ...

Global News After Peaceful Demonstration in San Francisco, Second Counter-Protest Expected in Berkeley
Author: 0 After Peaceful Demonstration in San Francisco, Second Counter-Protest Expected in Berkeley

Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson says that his group doesn't harbor racist views and that hate groups are not welcome. "The rhetoric from Nancy Pelosi , Mayor [Ed] Lee, the media, all these people are saying that we're white supremacists and is bringing tons of extremists ..." The left-wing group By Any Means Necessary, which has been involved in violent confrontations, vowed to shut down the Berkeley rally.

Global News Titans unsure whether Murray will play Sunday against Bears
Author: 0 Titans unsure whether Murray will play Sunday against Bears

Sunday will be as close to a regular season game as the Bears will have this preseason as they enjoy the luxury of playing their all important third preseason game at noon on the road against the Tennessee Titans . Still, Trubisky's play has created a stir in Chicago. Glennon took advantage of great blocking and an effective run game to finish 11 of 18 for 134 yards, a TD, no interceptions and a passer rating of 102.5 during a half against Titans starters.

Global News Jeff Immelt says not pursuing Uber CEO job
Author: 0 Jeff Immelt says not pursuing Uber CEO job

Should the board come to an agreement, the new CEO could be announced to employees next week, some sources say . I have vast respect for the company & founders - Travis, Garrett and Ryan. Another main candidate, Meg Whitman, is said to have the support of Kalanick's opponent, Benchmark. If she were hired, she would want to run the company without Kalanick's interference.

Global News Former Thai PM Yingluck didn't use Cambodia to escape: Cambodian PM
Author: 0 Former Thai PM Yingluck didn't use Cambodia to escape: Cambodian PM

The trial is the latest chapter in a decade-long struggle by the nation's elite minority to crush the powerful political machine founded by Yingluck's brother, Thaksin Shinawatra , who was toppled in a 2006 coup. Yingluck's only child, like his mother, is mobbed by supporters when the duo attend public events. The government started purchasing farmers' crops at 50% higher prices than the market dictated.

Global News Trump says Canada and Mexico being too hard in NAFTA renegotiations
Author: 0 Trump says Canada and Mexico being too hard in NAFTA renegotiations

U.S. President Donald Trump is accusing Canada and Mexico of being "very difficult" at the negotiating table over the North American Free Trade Agreement, and threatening anew to terminate the deal. Trump's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert attempted to explain the contradiction in an interview with ABC News. "As we work with the Mexicans in other policies and trade policies and such, we'll determine ways for us to make that right".

Author: 0 Here's How to Watch the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards Tonight

Also hitting the stage to perform will be Rod Stewart, DNCE, Demi Lovato , Fifth Harmony , Lorde , Logic , Khalid , Cardi B , Post Malone , Julia Michaels , Bleachers, Thirty Seconds To Mars, P!nk and Kendrick Lamar . Taking a cue from the non-gendered categories at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, MTV announced the former best female video and best male video categories have now been combined into artist of the year .

Global News Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran
Author: 0 Qatar resumes full diplomatic ties with Iran

In announcing its decision, Qatar made no mention of the diplomatic crisis roiling Gulf Arab nations since June, when Doha found its land, sea and air routes cut off by the four Arab states. Qatar has defied Saudi Arabia by strengthening its diplomatic ties with Iran - rather than cutting them back as Saudi Arabia and its allies have demanded.

Global News Castro's four hits, big first inning propel Yankees to 10-1 win
Author: 0 Castro's four hits, big first inning propel Yankees to 10-1 win

He was able to make nine starts at the Triple-A level with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, hitting.423/.484/.846 with three home runs and six RBI during that span. A Cardinals 6, Rays 4: Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, and host St. Louis rallied for a victory over Tampa Bay. He had already driven in a run in the second.

Global News Iraqi forces zero in on IS-held citadel of Tal Afar
Author: 0 Iraqi forces zero in on IS-held citadel of Tal Afar

While all parts of the city have been recaptured, fighting for control of some parts of Tal Afar district continues. Iraqi forces have retaken all 29 districts of Tal Afar from ISIL but are waiting for fighting to stop in a small area 11 kilometres northwest of the city before declaring complete victory in the offensive.

Global News Sharad Yadav may lose RS membership; JD(U) to move RS Chairman
Author: 0 Sharad Yadav may lose RS membership; JD(U) to move RS Chairman

Miffed by the participation of Sharad Yadav in Lalu Prasad Yadav's grand show of strength - dubbed as " BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao " rally - senior JD (U ) leader K C Tyagi said his party would appeal Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to consider revoking House membership of Sharad.

Global News World Badminton Championships Final
Author: 0 World Badminton Championships Final

Sindhu, fourth seed, defeated fifth seed Sun Yu of China 21-14, 21-9 in a match which lasted around 40 minutes. She had won bronze twice in the 2013 and 2014 editions. Both the shuttlers played their heart out in the middle and exhibited some extraordinary skills of the game on the court. Both the players exchanged points on their serves to keep their grip on the game.

Global News Tropical Storm Watch issued for Dare County
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Watch issued for Dare County

A beach hazards statement issued over the weekend was replaced with a tropical storm watch Sunday night. The storm could bring tropical storm conditions along the coast of SC all the way to Virginia, the NHC reports. The low pressure system located off the coast of Florida has strengthened and is now being referred to as Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten. These include, but are not limited to, Horry and Georgetown counties in SC, and Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, and Onslow Counties in NC.

Global News Rohingya try to enter Desh to flee Myanmar violence
Author: 0 Rohingya try to enter Desh to flee Myanmar violence

Quoting witnesses, the chairman told the correspondent that hundreds of Rohingya refugees were waiting near Toombro border trying to enter Bangladesh territory. "They fired so close that I can not hear anything now", Mohammad Zafar, 70, said of armed Buddhists who had shot dead his two sons in a field. "They came with rods and sticks to drive us to the border yelling, "Bengali bastards", Zafar told AFP .

Global News Loyal dog carrying bag of food during Hurricane Harvey goes viral
Author: 0 Loyal dog carrying bag of food during Hurricane Harvey goes viral

The best part, as the Houston Chronicle explains, is that Otis is now safe and sound. "This dog is walking around Sinton TX carrying a entire bag of dog food with him". What's more , the pooch is apparently no stranger to solo treks involving food. "I don't know where he got the dog food from", Dockens said . One commenter wrote: " Must be a Texas dog cause he can survive without help".

Global News 'We Are Not Afraid': Mass Anti-Terror Rally Hits Barcelona
Author: 0 'We Are Not Afraid': Mass Anti-Terror Rally Hits Barcelona

Five assailants in the vehicle were shot dead by police at the scene. King Felipe was booed when he joined a memorial march on Saturday. A #Peace March by 500,000 people hit the streets of #Barcelona on Saturday to show that people are not afraid, following the brutal terror attack in La Rambla in the city on August 17.

Author: 0 Local American Red Cross volunteers, prepare for Harvey relief

Hurricane Harvey made landfall shortly after 8:00 PM CDT on August 25, 2017 on the mid-Texas coast. More than 40 Red Cross emergency response vehicles are activated with more on alert. Webber said they take enough supplies to be self-sufficient for two weeks if need be, in addition to what is used for people who are rescued. The Red Cross will also be sending trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets for more than 20,000 people.

Author: 0 Kushner leads United States delegation for peace talks in Middle East

Both sides and the mainstream media tried to give a positive spin, but there's every indication that last week's meeting between United States special envoy Jared Kushner and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was just as stormy as the first time the two men got together back in June.

Global News Trump Signs Sanctions Aimed Squarely At Venezuelan Government
Author: 0 Trump Signs Sanctions Aimed Squarely At Venezuelan Government

Maduro in a short video shot from a meeting with top aides at the presidential palace said he would announce measures to combat the "blockade" in a televised appearance later Friday. "With the efforts of our people, it will fail and Venezuela will be stronger, freer, and more independent", said Maduro on a TV broadcast on Friday. Moreover, the announcements of a new constitution were made during a hard social and political environment that made millions of Venezuela go out and protest against ...

Global News At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border
Author: 0 At least 100 Terrorists Surrender on Syrian-Lebanese Border

Hezbollah also said "a cease-fire starting at 7 a.m. comes within the framework of a comprehensive agreement to end the battle in Western Qalamoun". Lebanese militant group Hezbollah launched its own simultaneous attack against ISIS from the Syrian side of the border in an area known as west Qalamun.

Global News Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson keeps distance from Donald Trump's race row stance

President Donald Trump speaks to the press alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on August 11, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Tillerson's remarks followed pointed criticism of Trump's reaction from economic adviser Gary Cohn last week. Wallace continued, referring to Trump's statements and how that might affect others' perceptions of U.S.

Global News UAE diplomat urges Qatar to review strategic
Author: 0 UAE diplomat urges Qatar to review strategic "ambition"

But Qatar now wants to strengthen bilateral relations "in all fields". Iran and Saudi Arabia will exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between the regional rivals since they severed diplomatic ties previous year.

Global News Operation Blessing Ready to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Operation Blessing Ready to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey is gaining power in the Gulf of Mexico, barreling toward the Texas coast with wind speeds as high as 85 miles per hour. "We do know there are damages occurring, but this is just the beginning". Even with winds gradually decreasing, state and city officials are still urging drivers to keep off the roads for now. "We are anxious to get out there and make assessments, but we're hunkered down for now", he said.

Global News Clapper: Trump With Nuclear Codes 'Is Pretty Damn Scary'
Author: 0 Clapper: Trump With Nuclear Codes 'Is Pretty Damn Scary'

In response, Trump tweeted Thursday morning criticizing Clapper and asking if he would show the world the "beautiful letter " he was sent after the election. "I don't know when I've listened and watched something like this from a president that I found more disturbing". Trump also blasted his frequent target, the mainstream news media, for their coverage of his Arizona rally.

Global News Dhoni told me to bat like I do in Test cricket: Bhuvneshwar
Author: 0 Dhoni told me to bat like I do in Test cricket: Bhuvneshwar

Apart from this, Sri Lanka will be expected to field the same 9 for their do-or-die game at the same venue. While everyone else around him kept falling like nine-pins, the calm Dhoni bided his time only to unleash his best at the last. "Unlucky we didn't get that wicket", he added. "Our bowling and fielding has improved". The third ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele .

Global News Motorway crash kills eight
Author: 0 Motorway crash kills eight

It involved two lorries and a minibus, which were travelling in the same direction. Both are being held on suspicion of causing death by unsafe driving, while one of them has an additional count of driving with more than the permitted alcohol level.

Global News PM Modi makes aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Bihar
Author: 0 PM Modi makes aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Bihar

Terming PM's visit as a drama, Yadav asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to where he was when almost 400 people died and lakhs of people were forced to flee their homes. RJD chief Lalu Prasad described the PM's programme as a "drama" saying Modi is coming at a time when flood water is receding. Prior to the survey, Modi chaired a review meeting in Purnia to take stock of the situation and the ongoing relief work.

Global News $1M Powerball ticket sold at Searsport store
Author: 0 $1M Powerball ticket sold at Searsport store

Bolduc told members of the press that he expects an uptick in lottery sales in his chain of stores because of the amount of winning tickets they have sold in the previous year. The Massachusetts State Lottery announced on Twitter that the winning ticket was sold at the Handy Variety convenience store in Watertown. According to the official Powerball website , the next jackpot to be awarded Saturday night is valued at $40 million.

Global News Cruise Ships Give Hurricane Harvey a Wide Berth
Author: 0 Cruise Ships Give Hurricane Harvey a Wide Berth

Port authority representative Roger R. Quiroga said passengers or crew members facing medical emergencies while on a ship waiting out the storm will be serviced by a medical helicopter that can reach them if needed. Additionally, guests who pre-purchased any of our beverage packages will receive a pro-rated refund. At that time, cruisers who wish to disembark the ship may do so, or wait out the journey back to Galveston via sea.

Global News Trump Soaks Cork: 'Constantly Asking' If He Should Run For Re-Election
Author: 0 Trump Soaks Cork: 'Constantly Asking' If He Should Run For Re-Election

Corker, who represents Tennessee and chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined a half dozen other Republican senators, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who have borne the brunt of Trump's tweets. Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green, nominated by Trump for the top civilian Army post in March, has been severely criticized in recent weeks for past comments about the lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender population and evolution.

Global News Sebastian Gorka Is Out as Trump Aide
Author: 0 Sebastian Gorka Is Out as Trump Aide

Gorka's exit follows the departure of chief strategist Steve Bannon , a key adviser in Trump's general election campaign, but a contentious presence in a White House divided by warring staff loyalties. Instigating a fight with USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson may have been the straw that broke the camel's back in Mr Gorka's case. Gorka is known for his belief that Islam itself is inherently violent and not just a twisted interpretation of the worldwide religious faith.

Global News U.S. national security aide Sebastian Gorka fired
Author: 0 U.S. national security aide Sebastian Gorka fired

The unflappable Englishman was seen in many quarters as the President's most ardent defender, going on a litany of news outlets both in the U.S. and United Kingdom to answer questions on behalf of the Trump administration. Gorka previously worked at Breitbart News alongside Bannon, who rejoined the conservative news organization last week as executive chairman vowing to wage war against anyone - including West Wing officials - who stand in the way of Trump's nationalist agenda.

Global News Drumpf Officially Bans Transgender People From Enlisting In The Military
Author: 0 Drumpf Officially Bans Transgender People From Enlisting In The Military

Despite the assertion that it would cost the military too much to implement a transgender-inclusive policy, the Department of Defense spent five times more on Viagra in 2014 than it would on care for transgender troops. But it also drew widespread condemnation from Democrats and some Republicans, who argue the policy shift is discriminatory and would disrupt military readiness.

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