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Global News Storm appeals recall Sandy, Irene resistance
Author: 0 Storm appeals recall Sandy, Irene resistance

Peter King, R-N.Y., said he'd support financial aid for Harvey even though Cruz voted against aid after Superstorm Sandy. And it is expected to drop another two feet of rain before it is done. Let's see how Cruz votes if there's a Harvery relief bill on the table that has billions of dollars in unnecessary spending. Natural disasters back home typically transform Congress' fiscal conservatives railing about the deficit into fans of federal spending.

Global News MPs urge inquiry after council placed Christian girl with Muslim foster carers
Author: 0 MPs urge inquiry after council placed Christian girl with Muslim foster carers

The deputy federal secretary of the anti-immigrant Northern League (LN), MEP Lorenzo Fontana, said the case, "if confirmed, risks being a risky precedent for a West that is losing the sense of its history and identity". The separation of a child from his or her family - regardless of the circumstances or necessity - is stressful and wrought with emotion. Her caregivers also told her Christian holidays like Christmas and Easter are "stupid" and wouldn't allow her to eat her favorite meal ...

Global News Body of Savanna Greywind has been found
Author: 0 Body of Savanna Greywind has been found

An autopsy has not yet been performed, but it appears that Greywind was not pregnant when she died. If convicted, they could face up to life in prison without parole for the conspiracy to commit murder charge. Investigators remain tight-lipped about what happened to LaFontaine-Greywind after she went to that apartment. He allegedly told police she presented the newborn to him and said, "This is our baby".

Global News Trump calls Chelsea Manning 'he' in attack on transgender soldier
Author: 0 Trump calls Chelsea Manning 'he' in attack on transgender soldier

Henry said it was not a big deal and that people in Washington are going to be "shocked" by it but President Trump's base is going to "love it". During the interview, Sean Hannity brought up one prominent fact: Arpaio worked to secure the border when the Obama administration was actively failing to uphold federal immigration laws.

Global News Gov. Bruce Rauner signs law limiting IL police on immigration
Author: 0 Gov. Bruce Rauner signs law limiting IL police on immigration

The Chicago Teachers Union was fiercely opposed to the tax credit program, saying it would siphon away money from Chicago Public Schools . The path to success in IL wasn't easy - Rauner vetoed a previous version of the bill past year - but the Democratic-led legislature unanimously approved changes sought by the governor, clearing the way for today's bill signing in Chicago.

Global News Dogs rescued from Hurricane Harvey arrive in New Jersey
Author: 0 Dogs rescued from Hurricane Harvey arrive in New Jersey

On Monday, CNN reporter Ed Lavandera posted a photo of two dogs who were left behind in a boat in a flooded neighbourhood just outside of Houston . The Hurricane Harvey dogs will be available for adoption in several weeks, depending on their condition. Across hurricane ravaged Texas , owners, neighbors and good samaritains are doing what they can to rescue four-legged friends.

Global News Germany seals deal with Egypt to stem migrant flow
Author: 0 Germany seals deal with Egypt to stem migrant flow

The anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party has gained considerable strength in the past year and could get 10% of the vote in the election on September 24. In an interview yesterday, discussing her response to the refugee crisis, the Chancellor said she would do everything "the same way again" if she had the opportunity.

Author: 0 Houston police officer dies after being trapped in flooded patrol car

Steven Perez drove into water that flooded a 16-foot underpass. Officials said they're expecting the death toll to rise as forecasters predict Harvey to bring even more rain over the next few days. On Monday evening, the search area was narrowed and a dive team was called in along with the Cajun Navy volunteer search and rescue force. After about 20 minutes, they found Perez trapped in his vehicle, Acevedo said.

Global News Netanyahu complains to United Nations chief Israel is being treated unfairly
Author: 0 Netanyahu complains to United Nations chief Israel is being treated unfairly

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres , Netanyahu accused Iran of turning Syria into a "base of military entrenchment as part of its declared goal to eradicate Israel". "As UN Secretary-General, I'm committed to combating anti-Semitism", he said. His meeting with Netanyahu was part of a three-day visit that ends Wednesday and came with the two-state solution, long the focus of worldwide diplomacy, under threat.

Global News EU's Brexit negotiator tells United Kingdom to 'get serious'
Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator tells United Kingdom to 'get serious'

They will not accept that separation issues are not addressed properly. He said: "To be honest, I'm concerned". Mr Barnier slammed Mr Davis for not saying how much Britain would pay to leave, but Mr Davis said we needed to talk about " all the issues", not just the money.

Global News Aston Martin's vehicle lineup will be 100% hybrid by the mid 2020s
Author: 0 Aston Martin's vehicle lineup will be 100% hybrid by the mid 2020s

Aston Martin chief executive Dr. Andy Palmer has announced that the British sports vehicle brand will electrify its entire product range by the mid 2020s, becoming the latest auto manufacturer to pledge a hybrid and all-electric future. Volvo recently made a similar claim that, from 2019 onwards, every auto it will introduce would have an electrified powertrain but, on closer scrutiny, Aston's announcement goes further as the Swedish vehicle maker will still manufacture non-hybrid models as ...

Global News Shooting At A Library In New Mexico Injures At Least 6 People
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The conditions of the wounded people at the library has not been made clear. Clovis Mayor David Lansford called the incident "a tragic and senseless act". Clovis police and elected officials also say that the shooter was taken into custody and was being questioned Monday. Police say six people in total were hit.

Global News Coast Guard provides updates, photos on Texas flood efforts
Author: 0 Coast Guard provides updates, photos on Texas flood efforts

At 10 p.m. Central time Friday Harvey made landfall as a category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour at Rockport, Texas, north of Corpus Christi, with reported storm surges of 6' but lower than the 12' possible levels forecast. The US Coast Guard is asking people not to seek help via social media if they need assistance during Storm Harvey. Officials in Houston say a woman drowned Saturday night after she drove her vehicle into the high water.

Global News Police issue alert over unknown 'haze' on British coast
Author: 0 Police issue alert over unknown 'haze' on British coast

Emergency services originally suspected a possible industrial leak in France, on the other side of the channel, but later said wind patterns suggest that if it was man-made, the haze would have come from the British side. First news of unknown gas clouds coming in from the sea was sustained at Birling Gap, between Eastbourne and Seaford, just before 5 pm. Police got a call at around 5pm on Sunday evening (27th August) after around 50 people complained of irritated eyes and throats at ...

Global News Mother lashes out at father after 3yo girl shoots herself dead
Author: 0 Mother lashes out at father after 3yo girl shoots herself dead

NSW Police Quakers Hill Commander, Superintendent Paul Carrett, said it was was a tragedy for all involved. Three other children aged between 3 and 8 were in the home at the time of the shooting. "I hate you, he killed my baby girl", she later screamed, the Mail reports. He appeared before Blacktown Local Court and did not apply for bail and it was formally refused.

Global News Hurricane Harvey expected to result in higher gas prices
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey expected to result in higher gas prices

Gasoline prices surged but crude oil prices were lower Monday morning as Hurricane Harvey continued to wreak havoc on Houston-area refining. The shutdown of these refineries is stripping the nation of its oil supply, causing the price per barrel to skyrocket, with the increase expected to be around seven percent, according to CNN.

Global News White House May Lift Ban on Transfer of Military Equipment to Police
Author: 0 White House May Lift Ban on Transfer of Military Equipment to Police

In 2015, then-President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCongress needs to assert the war power against a risky president CNN's Don Lemon: Anyone supporting Trump "complicit" in racism DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm MORE halted the 1033 program after images surfaced showing heavily armed police forces responding to protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

Global News Mexico Adamant: Will Not Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'
Author: 0 Mexico Adamant: Will Not Pay For Border Wall 'Under Any Circumstances'

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has insisted that Mexico will not pay for the project, and Trump himself appeared resigned to that during a private call with his counterpart . According to the canadian government, canadian trade with the United States reached almost $ 882 billion $ in 2016. 'We have offered the U.S. government all the help and cooperation that can be provided by the different Mexican governmental agencies to deal with the impacts of this natural disaster, as good ...

Author: 0 North Korea Fires More Missiles As US-South Korea Drills Begin

According to the USA military's Pacific Command, one of the missiles blew up nearly immediately after its launch. The US Pacific Command said the missiles launched into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula appeared to be short- range.

Global News Trump signs state of emergency Featured
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Calcasieu and Cameron parishes were under a tornado watch until 1 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service said eastern portions of the watch area could see between 4 to 10 inches of rainfall through Thursday afternoon. At least two people are dead and more than a dozen injured. "We will see rain in Louisiana as well but it's hard to predict what will happen next". Edwards reminded the public of the destruction left behind by Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall 12 years ago Tuesday, ...

Global News Taylor Swift Debuts New Video
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Debuts New Video

I said to her, I said, "Do you see me growing my hair?" Where is this coming from? Pink said she responded by creating a PowerPoint presentation of "androgynous rock stars who live their truth". That I'm too masculine. My body is too strong. 'No, Mama.' Do you see my changing my body? 'No mama.' Do you see me selling out arenas all over the world? Her politically-charged new single, "What About Us," released earlier this month, is the first offering from her upcoming album, Beautiful ...

Global News North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says
Author: 0 North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

North Korea launched three ballistic missiles, U.S. military officials said, dampening President Donald Trump's optimism to strike a deal with Pyongyang to contain its rapidly expanding nuclear weapons programme. The joint exercises started Monday at a time of heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, after two successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches carried out by North Korea last month apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time.

Global News Military stand-off with China ends
Author: 0 Military stand-off with China ends

China claims some 90,000 square kilometers (35,000 square miles) of territory in India's northeast and cites the region's cultural affinity with Tibet as evidence that the area is part of what it calls "southern" Tibet. The move was announced by both foreign ministries nearly simultaneously Monday afternoon. This recital gave birth to headlines " China claims victory over India in Himalayan border row".

Global News Californians Rally Against White Supremacy in Berkeley
Author: 0 Californians Rally Against White Supremacy in Berkeley

Tensions ran high among a beefed up police presence and the appearance of counter protesters. They were also responsible for violence and destruction at Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C. All told, the Associated Press reported at least five individuals were attacked. Genocides in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia started with "talking that dehumanizes people", she said .

Global News N Korea fires 'projectiles' into waters: S. Korea
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Three North Korea short-range ballistic missiles failed on Saturday, U.S. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang's rapid nuclear and missile expansion. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missiles did not reach its territory or exclusive economic zone and did not pose a threat to Japan's safety.

Global News Fitbit launches Ionic smartwatch built on Pebble platform
Author: 0 Fitbit launches Ionic smartwatch built on Pebble platform

However, the company may have trouble justifying that price tag compared to Apple Watch , which starts at $269 for Series 1 models. But at least it packs some serious specs under the hood. The color LCD (348 x 250 resolution), touch-screen display looks bright and clear, even on a 4-mile run in direct sunlight. After spending close to a week with the Ionic , I'm impressed by what it offers and also what it promises.

Global News North Korea hints at stronger missiles in photos
Author: 0 North Korea hints at stronger missiles in photos

The Trump Administration officials have said a couple of times they do not rule out any options of a response to the test, including the military one. The South Korean and USA military are now engaged in annual exercise, which the North Korea describes as preparation for its invasion. The United States and its "puppets" in South Korea should "act with discretion if they want to evade the historic moment of death", the statement said.

Global News North Korea fires three missiles into sea
Author: 0 North Korea fires three missiles into sea

The missiles were launched from the eastern province of Kangwon at 6.49 am and travelled roughly 250 km before plunging into the sea, according to South Korea's joint chiefs of staff, Efe reported. The launches coincide with joint exercises between the US and South Korean militaries, exercises that North Korea always strongly protests because it considers them preparation for an invasion.

Global News Nurse Enjoyed Sending Patients Into Cardiac Arrest, Allegedly Killed 86
Author: 0 Nurse Enjoyed Sending Patients Into Cardiac Arrest, Allegedly Killed 86

Hoegel worked at a hospital in Delmenhorst, Germany from 2003 to 2005 where he was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders at the hospital. Hoegel is already sentenced to jail for life. Officials are pursuing criminal charges against former staff members of both clinics. He worked at a clinic in Delmenhorst, an urban district in Lower Saxony, at the time, ITV reported .

Global News Heat advisory: Smoke and highs in mid-90s expected for Portland area
Author: 0 Heat advisory: Smoke and highs in mid-90s expected for Portland area

The National Weather Service on Monday issued an excessive-heat warning through Wednesday, saying the high temperatures will create "a risky situation" this week. Chula Vista is forecast to reach 95 degrees, one degree above the record for the date and 20 degrees above average, while Ramona is forecast to hit 108 degrees, besting the previous August 29 high of 105.

Global News Trump sued over transgender military ban
Author: 0 Trump sued over transgender military ban

Obama lifted the previous ban on transgender service after an inquiry led by his defense secretary, Ashton Carter, concluded the ban's reversal was unlikely to have a negative impact on military readiness. The President first announced his policy on Twitter on July 26 declaring that men and women who are transgender would no longer be allowed to continue serving in the military in "any capacity".

Author: 0 North Korea fires several missiles into sea

North Korea had not launched any missiles since the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution imposing new sanctions against the rogue nation on August 5. Yonhap said the launch was immediately reported to President Moon Jae-in. The news comes just hours after Japan imposed tough new sanctions against North Korea following the reclusive country's repeated missile launches.

Global News North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight
Author: 0 North Korea Launches 3 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, One Fails in Flight

The launches came a month after the communist nation test-fired another intercontinental ballistic missile. It is notable that now a days joint military drills involving US and South Korean troops are being conducted. Pyongyang labels the exercises as a provocative rehearsal for an invasion, while South Korea and the US insist they are purely defensive in nature. Cheong Wa Dae announced that the allies won't be swayed by the North's saber-rattling, saying they will "proceed more ...

Global News 'Hillary Clinton Live' Is Coming To Boston This Fall
Author: 0 'Hillary Clinton Live' Is Coming To Boston This Fall

Tickets for all dates, including Philly, go on sale September 18. The show will provide Clinton's Wisconsin fans with the chance to finally see their ex-candidate in person after she failed to visit the state even once in the general election , while Trump repeatedly returned to host rallies there.

Global News CBS Corp. to Acquire Australia's Network Ten
Author: 0 CBS Corp. to Acquire Australia's Network Ten

CBS has made a binding offer for the company, which includes Ten, sister channels Eleven and One, and digital platform Tenplay. Now, US corporation CBS has emerged as the new owner. So, what does the deal with CBS mean? The US network says it will supply its own content as well as produce Australian sport, drama, reality and news.

Global News No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall
Author: 0 No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall

Mexico released its statement after Trump sent the following tweets , as Harvey was bringing catastrophic flooding to Houston on Sunday. The House has passed a spending bill with funding for the border wall, but it faces an uncertain future in the Senate.