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Global News US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief
Author: 0 US House approves $8 bln in initial Hurricane Harvey relief

House Speaker Paul Ryan accused congressional Democrats Wednesday of playing "politics" with a "disgraceful" bid to tie Harvey aid to a short-term increase in the debt ceiling, warning the move could put the storm aid at risk. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky have hard tasks ahead as they contend with warring factions in their own party and a president who won't hesitate to criticize them.

Author: 0 Police Say Teenage Boy Suspected Of Starting Massive Oregon Wildfire

Bill Fugate says the prime suspect in the Eagle Creek Fire is a 15-year-old boy who was playing with fireworks. Scorching heat, bone-dry vegetation and winds of 30 to 40 mph pushed the flames 13 miles (34 kilometers) in 16 hours at one point - an nearly unprecedented rate of fire spread, authorities said .

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between Trump and Kim Jong

At an urgent meeting of the Security Council Monday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley told council members that the U.S. would seek to put a new resolution to a vote the following Monday after negotiations this week. Experts say a ban on oil supplies would be devastating for ordinary North Koreans. "It would be extremely hard to advance the situation at hand without political and diplomatic instruments", he said .

Global News Intel antitrust decision sent for review by Europe's top court
Author: 0 Intel antitrust decision sent for review by Europe's top court

On remand, the General Court must consider Intel's argument about whether the rebates were capable of restricting competition. Europe's top court has today referred an antitrust case which was seeking to impose a €1bn fine on the tech company back to a lower court to be reviewed.

Global News Pennsylvania police respond to red balloons tied to sewer grates
Author: 0 Pennsylvania police respond to red balloons tied to sewer grates

Drawing inspiration from the upcoming Stephen King horror flick It, an unidentified "prankster" has tied a red balloon to a sewer grate in Lititz Borough, Pennsylvania, and the police have taken notice. The department posted about the incident on its Facebook page. In a recent bulletin by the Pennsylvania State Police , authorities warned that similar clown sightings could happen because of the September 8 release of the "It" movie.

Global News Trump To Tout Corporate Power Over People Power In North Dakota
Author: 0 Trump To Tout Corporate Power Over People Power In North Dakota

But it's still unclear how Congress intends to pay for any tax cuts, or at least spare the deficit from taking a massive hit. Gov. Doug Burgum made the request almost a month ago. And that is not the rate that many companies in the US end up paying. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important.

Global News Judge Tells Dem Senator Bob Menendez's Attorney to 'Shut Up' During Trial
Author: 0 Judge Tells Dem Senator Bob Menendez's Attorney to 'Shut Up' During Trial

When all the facts are known, Menendez said , he will be "vindicated". Noting that Menendez "is on trial for bribery and corruption", the ad targeting the Massachusetts Democrat urges voters to ask "does Sen". In exchange for Melgen's largesse, prosecutors say, Menendez did him favors: helping obtain visas for the doctor's foreign girlfriends, pressuring an assistant secretary of state to protect Melgen's port security contract in the Dominican Republic, and lobbying fellow senators and the ...

Global News Spain seeks to strike down independence bill
Author: 0 Spain seeks to strike down independence bill

The official says Madrid is expected to challenge the law by lodging an appeal with the country's Constitutional Court. The so-called referendum bill was included at the last minute in the agenda of Wednesday's plenary meeting of the regional parliament, and is likely to be passed by a pro-independence majority later in the day, paving the way to formalize plans for the ballot.

Global News North Korea's recent nuclear test demonstrated powerful capabilities
Author: 0 North Korea's recent nuclear test demonstrated powerful capabilities

During an economic summit in Vladivostok, Russia, Moon urged Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping to play a role in stopping North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations. A decade of sanctions has not slowed North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and now that it is closer to its goal, diplomats and analysts say it is unlikely to back down.

Global News Pak Foreign Minister to visit China on Friday
Author: 0 Pak Foreign Minister to visit China on Friday

Leaders of BRICS , an acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa combined, on Monday expressed concerns over Pakistan-based militant groups and cited them as a problem for regional security. "We deplore all terrorist attacks worldwide, including attacks in BRICS countries, and condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations wherever committed and by whomsoever and stress that there can be no justification whatsoever for any act of terrorism".

Global News Security scare at Prince George's new school
Author: 0 Security scare at Prince George's new school

Prince Harry also seems excited about becoming an uncle yet again and spoke to reporters on Monday about the royal baby news. She told the paper that, given the imminent arrival of Prince George, the incident represents an "astonishing" absence of security - at an establishment the Daily Mail says is charging £17,604 a year.

Global News Bank of Canada Surprises with Rate Hike, Canadian Dollar Rallies
Author: 0 Bank of Canada Surprises with Rate Hike, Canadian Dollar Rallies

The Bank of Canada has done it again. The global economic expansion is becoming more synchronous, as anticipated in July, with stronger-than-expected indicators of growth, including higher industrial commodity prices. The Canadian dollar surged as much as 2.2 percent to post its strongest since June 2015 at C$1.2140. Toronto-Dominion Bank's CEO Bharat Masrani also said rising rates would be good for his bank, Canada's second-biggest lender, as long as they proceed at a moderate pace.

Global News United Nations hails court ruling upholding European Union migrant quotas
Author: 0 United Nations hails court ruling upholding European Union migrant quotas

They also say that opening their borders to refugees from migrants from war-torn countries such as Syria could leave them open to the threat of terrorism. In asking the court to annul the deal, Hungary and Slovakia argued at the Court of Justice that there were procedural mistakes, and that quotas were not a suitable response to the migrant crisis.

Global News Cambian Group PLC (LON:CMBN) to Issue Dividend of GBX 27.10
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There are now 397,208,129 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 1,719,106. This was disclosed in a research report on 6 September. Moreover, Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Land Securities Group plc (LON:LAND). Peel Hunt maintained Craneware plc (LON:CRW) on Monday, September 4 with "Buy" rating.

Global News Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico
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Katia grew into a storm with sustained hurricane-force winds Wednesday afternoon, but forecasters say the storm will stay over the east coast of Mexico with no anticipated impact to Florida. In isolated parts of northern Veracruz, up to 15 inches of rain are possible. Jose is moving WNW at 17 mph and is 1,185 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.

Global News North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
Author: 0 North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

The anti-missile defence systems are meant to protect South Korea from an attack from North Korea. The United States assured South Korea and Japan on Wednesday of full extended deterrence, based on both its conventional and nuclear arsenal, against North Korea.

Global News Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation
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In a joint statement issued after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's talks with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, the two sides called on the worldwide community to end selective and partial approaches to combating terrorism. India on Wednesday shared its concerns with Myanmar over the situation in the country's Rakhine state where the army has launched a crackdown on the Rohingyas, triggering a mass exodus.

Global News Israel army to hold massive drill simulating war with Hezbollah
Author: 0 Israel army to hold massive drill simulating war with Hezbollah

Officials in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv's main worry as the more than six-year-long conflict next door in Syria has evolved has become Iran's political influence over the government of Bashar al-Assad , making Syria a potential site for missiles aimed at Israel , as well as the presence of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Hezbollah and other Shia militias which take part in the fighting.

Global News Protesters march in Racine after President Trump announces DACA rollback
Author: 0 Protesters march in Racine after President Trump announces DACA rollback

Hudson County's Congressional delegation yesterday slammed President Trump's decision to begin phasing out an Obama-era program that protects the children of undocumented immigrants from deportation. The Department of Homeland Security will stop processing any new applications for the program as of Tuesday and has formally rescinded the Obama administration policy.

Global News Police officer who arrested Utah nurse fired from medic job
Author: 0 Police officer who arrested Utah nurse fired from medic job

Jeff Payne has been placed on paid leave after body cam footage surfaced of him and another officer forcibly removing nurse Alex Wubbels from the University of Utah Hospital. The brutality that Wubbels experienced-which was only taken seriously by police officials weeks afterward, once they were embarrassed by the video's exposure in the media-also highlights the problem of workplace violence against registered nurses and other hospital employees.

Global News South Africa moves out of recession with 2.5 pct growth
Author: 0 South Africa moves out of recession with 2.5 pct growth

A foreign exchange shortage hobbled businesses reliant on imports and made it hard for Nigerians to access U.S. dollars to pay bills at foreign schools and hospitals and for holiday trips. "I hope the current economic diversification efforts which see efforts being given to agriculture and mining will be sustained", he said. Statistician general Pali Lehohla described growth in the agricultural sector as "shooting through the roof" by 33.6%.

Global News Harvey victim funds may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin
Author: 0 Harvey victim funds may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin

On Wednesday, President Trump plans to travel to North Dakota - his second tax sales pitch in a week - to deliver a speech focused on the way tax reform it will boost the financial lives of the middle class and help businesses. "And keep the government funded". Doing so would give Trump little choice to sign it into law-with or without funding for the border wall. The GOP-controlled Senate has not said when or how it will vote on the issue.

Global News OH sheriff's deputy shoots news photographer
Author: 0 OH sheriff's deputy shoots news photographer

Grimm went to set up his tripod to record the incident, and that's when things went bad quickly . Grimm said he left his vehicle's lights on so the deputy could see him. "I don't want him to lose his job over this", he said. Ohio BCI is now in charge of the investigation and any statement will be coming from state Attorney General Mike DeWine's office, Clark County sheriff's officials said.

Global News Court in Europe Rules Employers Need to Inform of Checks on Emails
Author: 0 Court in Europe Rules Employers Need to Inform of Checks on Emails

The court found that Bărbulescu had not been informed in advance about the monitoring and that the Romanian courts had not adequately protected his right to respect for his private life and correspondence. "The ruling should serve to remind firms that it is no longer sufficient just to establish an employee monitoring policy and get employees to sign it", said Kathryn Wynn of Pinsent Masons.

Global News UM System Responds to Trump's Decision the End DACA
Author: 0 UM System Responds to Trump's Decision the End DACA

Frank wrote that Colorado has rightly placed importance on retaining and graduating DACA students, both at the high school and collegiate level. Chablelara and Eli Garcia were brought to the USA illegally from Mexico at 10 years old. While some are students who would be affected by this repeal, others are faculty and friends trying to protect them. I want to assure you that the University's leadership team is united in our efforts to provide a safe environment for all UT Dallas ...

Global News Gas Prices Rising in NJ Due Gulf Coast Floods
Author: 0 Gas Prices Rising in NJ Due Gulf Coast Floods

Over the past week, retail prices at the pumps for regular gas have climbed about 45 cents at Stewart's Shops around the region, she said. The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties rose 1 cent Monday to $3.075, its highest amount since September 24, 2015.

Global News Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in front of her house
Author: 0 Journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in front of her house

Journalists and politicians across the country have come out demanding action in the incident when the valiant editor of " Lankesh Patrika", was killed in cold blood. Whatever differences she had with anyone, it was certainly not the way to attack an outspoken journalist who was defenceless and had nothing to offer by way of resistance.

Global News Modesto-area immigrant advocates oppose Trump's decision on Dreamers
Author: 0 Modesto-area immigrant advocates oppose Trump's decision on Dreamers

DHS officials said no other renewal requests would be considered and all new applications will be rejected. "I'm still trying to get myself together". It may. Many Republicans, from House Speaker Paul Ryan to Sen. Whether Trump would sign such legislation, however, is unknown. "There is undoubtedly a sense of anxiety among the DACA recipients and their families with whom I have talked in the past few weeks".

Author: 0 Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Caribbean

Irma may soon break the 190 miles per hour record for the strongest hurricane ever recorded. According to NOAA's National Hurricane Center , Hurricane Irma is now a category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour.

Global News Fire leaps Columbia River, burns on Washington side of Gorge
Author: 0 Fire leaps Columbia River, burns on Washington side of Gorge

The National Park Service says the northeast portion of the park was closed on Tuesday afternoon. The fire spread 13 miles in 16 hours, pushed by winds overnight that ranged from 30 mph to 40 mph in tinder-dry conditions, Brown said. An Evacuation Order is in effect for all residents west of Highway 93 on the north side of Bass Creek Road north to residents on the south side of Hannaford Avenue and west of Florence Carlton Loop.

Global News Georgia Tech sets FBS history in loss to Tennessee
Author: 0 Georgia Tech sets FBS history in loss to Tennessee

Marshall, in a remarkable performance in his first college start, matched Kelly's scores with a pair of his own, finishing the game with 249 yards rushing and a school record for rushing TDs. Jennings led the Volunteers with 580 yards receiving and seven touchdowns last season. The sophomore, who also forced a fumble that turned into a Tennessee second-quarter touchdown to tie the game, saw his career-high five tackles vanish in the first quarter alone, racking up six in the opening 15 ...

Global News Putin Warns Against 'Military Hysteria' Over North Korea
Author: 0 Putin Warns Against 'Military Hysteria' Over North Korea

Vladimir Putin heaped scorn on USA president Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, describing Washington's latest attack against the Russian diplomatic mission in the United States as "boorish" and "unprecedented". The Russian President added that he would instruct his Foreign Ministry to take the matter to court. The Russian Foreign Ministry later posted the video on Facebook, which showed men with American accents checking various rooms and giving them the all-clear.

Global News Coleen 'thinking of divorce' after humiliation of Wayne Rooney's arrest
Author: 0 Coleen 'thinking of divorce' after humiliation of Wayne Rooney's arrest

However, Ms Simpson, who was first contacted by Mrs Rooney via Instagram, went on to say that when she offered her an apology, Coleen responded with: "You have nothing to say sorry for". 'He kept admiring my clingy top and asking what size they were, saying "Are they real?' We had a kiss, a hug and some banter, harmless fun". Simpson said she was on a night out with friends at a cocktail bar called Bubble Room in Cheshire when she spotted Rooney.

Global News Trump nominates Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine to run NASA
Author: 0 Trump nominates Oklahoma Congressman Jim Bridenstine to run NASA

Senator Bill Nelson , the ranking Democrat on the committee that oversees NASA, told the news site Politico the agency's new leader should be "a space professional, not a politician". Bridenstine's record and ensuring that Florida continues to play a leading role in America's space program", Rubio said . In a statement , Lightfoot said he was "pleased to have Rep.

Global News Madonna reveals move to Portugal, teases new music
Author: 0 Madonna reveals move to Portugal, teases new music

The news comes from the 59-year-old star's Instagram , where she posted two images with captions explaining that she's moved to a new country after falling in love with the "energy". In addition, she also revealed that there are some projects in the works. "It touches on a lot of really important topics I've always invested in or championed - fighting for women's rights, gay rights, civil rights - always fighting for the underdog", she told Harper's Bazaar in January.