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Global News Prosecutor DISMISSES invasion of privacy case against Gov. Greitens
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Lawmakers have scheduled a special session to begin Friday that could lead to Greitens' impeachment. Vaccaro said her handling of the Greitens case may be a factor when aldermen begin budget negotiations soon. More than half the prospective jurors were being dismissed during initial screenings - some for displaying biases and others due to busy lives. Jurors aren't required to know nothing about the allegations against Greitens.

Global News Weather Authority: Mostly cloudy with warmer temps
Author: 0 Weather Authority: Mostly cloudy with warmer temps

Southwest wind around 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 50%. ThursdayMostly sunny, with a high near 83. We may have a few additional showers and storms around sunrise across northeast Oklahoma, but the overall coverage should remain low.

Global News EU's Barnier: No big progress on Brexit since March
Author: 0 EU's Barnier: No big progress on Brexit since March

Mr Coveney seemed keen to dispel recent media suggestions that Ireland may be willing to soft-pedal on the thorny backstop issue at the June summit if the United Kingdom is able beforehand to bring forward viable proposals on an alternative "customs partnership" or what he calls a "shared customs space".

Global News Italy's M5S and League parties poised to name a prime minister
Author: 0 Italy's M5S and League parties poised to name a prime minister

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League remain locked in talks to forge a common policy program and said they would not be able to present it to the head of state on Sunday as planned. Italy has been in political deadlock since an inconclusive March 4 election, which was dominated by concerns over a struggling economy, the refugee crisis and illegal immigration.

Global News Ramadan to begin Thursday as Saudi moon observers sight no crescent
Author: 0 Ramadan to begin Thursday as Saudi moon observers sight no crescent

Saudi Arabian moon observers said there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday, meaning millions of Muslims around the world will begin the holy month on Thursday. Those observing refrain from food or drink from sun-up to sundown, with exceptions for age or health conditions, and break the day's fast with the iftar meal.

Global News Brazilian gunman's robbery of school kids foiled by gun-wielding mother
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The officer, who has two decades of experience in the military police, said she wanted to shoot the man at a close range and neutralize him before he could hurt anyone. " Her courage and precision saved mothers and children yesterday at the door of a school ", Franca wrote on Twitter. According to public security specialists, the decoration of Officer Sastre may send a misleading message to both the police force and to society.

Global News Scotland set to vote against Brexit bill
Author: 0 Scotland set to vote against Brexit bill

The Scottish vote came as Ms May's cabinet subcommittee on Brexit met amid enduring differences over Britain's customs relationship with the European Union after Brexit. It will be the first time since Holyrood was created. The problem is that clause 15 of that bill automatically transfers those new powers to Whitehall.

Global News Soros basis to give up Hungary after conflict with authorities
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Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki meets his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban in Warsaw , Poland May 14, 2018. Parliamentary elections last month saw Orban's Fidesz coalition win a supermajority, giving it the power to make sweeping changes to the country's laws and constitution.

Global News Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Could Leave Thousands Trapped
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But as that lava is getting cleared out, newer and hotter magma could be moving underground from the summit reservoir and replacing it, resulting in an eruption of hotter and runnier lava. Geologists warn that Kilauea's summit might have an explosive steam eruption that might hurl enormous rocks and ash miles into the sky. Despite the worrying scale of the Kilauea's latest spate of activity, Klemetti said there is "very little-to-no chance" that the volcano could have a global impact, or ...

Global News The DPRK began dismantling the nuclear test site, Pungere media
Author: 0 The DPRK began dismantling the nuclear test site, Pungere media

President Donald Trump next month. Last month , President Trump called the North's decision to suspend missile and nuclear tests "very good news". As one of the highest ranking North Korean defectors, Thae frequently rails against Kim and is considered an ardent hawk on North Korea's conciliatory overtures, even going as far as saying "Kim Jong Un's days are numbered".

Global News Girl found stabbed in burning house; younger child missing
Author: 0 Girl found stabbed in burning house; younger child missing

Officials described Hafsa as having puffy hair in a ponytail, wearing an ankle-length peach dress, and painted gold bracelets. Police believe Ahmad fled with the youngest girl. Police say the 11-year-old girl is in "very severe condition" in a Tulsa hospital. Police said it was unclear where Ahmad may be headed but that she had lived in Tennessee and Texas in the past.

Global News Did Trump blink on China to help ZTE, or his own business?
Author: 0 Did Trump blink on China to help ZTE, or his own business?

That was primarily directed at foreign banks and corporations that would now have to choose between the Iranian and American economy under renewed sanctions. He tweeted on Sunday directing his Commerce Department to go easy on them. "Despite Trump's apparent policy reversal, his influence on how ZTE should be punished was still limited under the U.S.

Global News Iraq rivals jostle for power after Sadr's shock win
Author: 0 Iraq rivals jostle for power after Sadr's shock win

A political outlier before Saturday's ballot, Sadr is best known for leading the "fearsome" Mehdi Army in two insurgencies against United States troops in Iraq, following the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003. Under article 76 of Iraq's constitution, the right to form a government falls to the political bloc with the most seats. Whoever wins the most seats must negotiate a coalition government in order to have a majority in parliament.

Global News Pilot 'sucked halfway' out as plane windscreen breaks
Author: 0 Pilot 'sucked halfway' out as plane windscreen breaks

An emergency landing had to be made in southwest China earlier this week after a broken cockpit window almost resulted in a copilot being sucked out of an airplane. Many devices were malfunctioning and the plane was jolting strongly. By Tuesday afternoon, more than 160 million people had viewed or participated in discussions about the pilot on the Chinese social media platform Weibo.

Author: 0 Primary Election Day in Oregon

Some of the big races include United States senate and house, and the governor's race. Numerous races feature crowded, hotly contested primaries. Turnout tends to be low in midterm primary elections such as this one, when there are no presidential nominations at stake, although Benton County voters will have a say in the contested Democratic and Republican primaries for the 4th and 5th congressional districts, depending on what part of the county they're in.

Global News Taliban Attack Tests Afghan Forces Near Iran Border
Author: 0 Taliban Attack Tests Afghan Forces Near Iran Border

Fared Bakhtawer, head of the Farah provincial council, said the insurgents overran several security checkpoints in the provincial capital of the same name and that heavy fighting was underway. The Taliban recently announced that it was launching a new spring offensive, shortly after Afghan officials offered to restart peace talks, and the attack on Farah was its most ambitious assault since then in rural areas of the country.

Global News SPOILERS** WWE Monday Night RAW 5.14.18 From London
Author: 0 SPOILERS** WWE Monday Night RAW 5.14.18 From London

But Owens countered quickly to come up with a Spike DDT and hit his opponent with a Fisherman Suplex. Later, in the first Money in the Bank qualifier match of the night we witnessed Baron Corbin , Bobby Roode and No Way Jose fighting it out in a triple threat match.

Global News Union Cabinet reshuffle: Goyal gets finance portfolio; Smriti out of I&B Ministry
Author: 0 Union Cabinet reshuffle: Goyal gets finance portfolio; Smriti out of I&B Ministry

With Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recovering from a kidney surgery, and likely to be recuperating till October, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has been given additional charge of the Finance and Corporate Affairs ministries. Another possibility, however, being discussed is that Irani's burden may have been eased so that her services are taken for poll campaigns across the key States like Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh this year and the general elections next year.

Global News Erdogan: US lost its status as mediator in Middle East peace process
Author: 0 Erdogan: US lost its status as mediator in Middle East peace process

Under the 1993 Oslo peace accords shepherded by then USA president Bill Clinton, the status of Jerusalem, including whether East Jerusalem will be the capital of a Palestinian state, was to be agreed in future negotiations. He said the Turkish Red Crescent would deliver humanitarian aid and medical equipment to hospitals in Gaza and has made an emergency purchase of $100,000 for this objective.

Global News Severe weather warnings for Maryland and Virginia Sunday night
Author: 0 Severe weather warnings for Maryland and Virginia Sunday night

The result could be minor flooding of poor drainage areas, with a small chance for localized flash flooding, the weather service said. As the storms neared, meteorologists began comparing it to a derecho, a strong storm with straight-line winds that can reach almost 60 mph and span 240 miles.

Global News Trump should stay strong on North Korea, but be wary
Author: 0 Trump should stay strong on North Korea, but be wary

Pompeo, who met with Kim extensively on two trips to Pyongyang in recent months, separately told CBS that the U.S. won't give North Korea "a bunch of money" only to have nothing to show for it. Trump wrote in a tweet Saturday evening. It seems clear that, from Mr Trump's perspective, the Iran deal and the diplomatic advances with North Korea are closely related - and that his policy of "maximum pressure" is paying off.

Global News Pastor Robert Jeffress Responds To Mitt Romney and Other Critics
Author: 0 Pastor Robert Jeffress Responds To Mitt Romney and Other Critics

In a tweet Sunday night, the former MA governor who is now running for a Senate seat from Utah criticized Jeffress for his remarks about Jews, Mormons and Islam. Palestinians and Israelis both claim Jerusalem as their capital. Romney's rebuke of Jeffress drew the attention of NBC , which described the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas as " controversial ".

Global News North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons, says top defector
Author: 0 North Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons, says top defector

Nauert, also appearing on Fox News' " Fox and Friends ", traveled to North Korea with Pompeo for the prisoner release and recalled when they boarded the plane to return home. The majority of people in North Korea live in poverty. "We are interested in how much of our culture North Korean people know about", Do Jong-hwan, South Korea's minister of culture, sports and tourism, told ABC News, hinting that plans for plenty of cultural exchanges may already be in the works.

Global News Pakistani Authorities Bar US Envoy Involved In Mishap From Leaving Country
Author: 0 Pakistani Authorities Bar US Envoy Involved In Mishap From Leaving Country

It was added that the local police have handed over all relevant record to the USA officials. The Pakistan government reportedly took the decision to allow Hall to leave the country after the U.S. Hall was let go by the Islamabad police in line with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961 which gives diplomat immunity from criminal prosecution.

Global News Egypt condemns terror attack on Indonesian police station
Author: 0 Egypt condemns terror attack on Indonesian police station

The wave of attacks began on Sunday with a young family of six bombing three Christian churches on Sunday morning, killing 12 people and injuring at least 40 others. "We are angry", said an official , but he insisted that civilians cooperate with police proceedings. ISIS has claimed guilt for the attacks, reports The Jakarta Post .

Global News Melania Trump taken to hospital for surgery
Author: 0 Melania Trump taken to hospital for surgery

The president spoke with the first lady before the procedure, and he also spoke to the doctor after the procedure had been finished, a White House official said. It described the operation as an "embolization procedure" to treat the kidney condition. But if there is bleeding from the vessels, symptoms can include bruising, front and back pain in the kidney area or lightheadedness, he said.

Global News Former nanny sentenced to life for killing children
Author: 0 Former nanny sentenced to life for killing children

Before the sentencing last the word was given to Yoselyn Ortega . The judge agreed with the defense arguments and sentenced to a life imprisonment without PAROLE . "It's the people of NY who wrapped their arms around us in our darkest moment - they are what make this the greatest city in the world", he said. She had been working for the Krim family for almost two years when she took the children to a bathroom of their apartment and stabbed them to death in 2012.

Global News US Marines beef up embassy security in Middle East
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The source stressed the need for the worldwide community to shoulder its responsibilities towards ending the violence and protecting the Palestinian people. Palestinians want the eastern part of the city as the capital of a future independent state of their own. "Jerusalem is a Palestinian territory, and according to global law, Jerusalem should be under worldwide law until both parties agree to divide it into (two) capitals or what", said Jamal Hamed, president of the Association of ...

Global News Sam Allardyce sets huge Manchester United challenge to Pep Guardiola
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The challenge is now to better that next year, but Guardiola does not intend to start thinking about that quite yet. But he says they and Pep Guardiola must come back even hungrier next season if they want to dominate English football. Playmaker David Silva and top scorer Sergio Aguero were not involved. Aguero, who has a knee injury, has been given permission to report for worldwide duty early ahead of the World Cup.

Global News Rauner unveils plan on gun control and partial death penalty re-instatement
Author: 0 Rauner unveils plan on gun control and partial death penalty re-instatement

IL had executed 12 people in the decades since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976, but 13 people had been freed because of questions about their guilt. Death penalty murder suspects would have to be convicted by juries "beyond all doubt" - not just 'beyond a reasonable doubt'. IL senator Dave Koehler says he believes Rauner's announcement is a tactic used to kill the gun bill as a whole.

Global News Turkey recalls ambassadors to US, Israel over embassy dispute
Author: 0 Turkey recalls ambassadors to US, Israel over embassy dispute

Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Monday was the deadliest day in the Gaza since 2014, as 59 people were killed in bloody protests . During the six-weeks of demonstrations which organizers have called "the Great March of Return", thousands of Palestinians have converged at the border to protest the long-standing blockade of the enclave.

Global News A positive sign from the Middle East: Iraq's democratic election
Author: 0 A positive sign from the Middle East: Iraq's democratic election

While Sadr is unlikely to totally disavow any of Iraq's allies, both the United States and Iran will be sad to see more easily controlled leaders replaced with more independent ones, and that could have a long-term drag on relations. The other winning blocs would have to agree on the nomination. "We support a fair and transparent process", he said. "This vote is a clear message that the people want to change the system of governance that has produced corruption and weakened state ...

Global News Local impact of legal sports betting
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It'll now be on the IN law makers to determine if sports gambling will be readily accessible across the state. The Supreme Court is ushering in a new era of sports betting, and now its up to each individual state to make the final decision.

Global News Mother of 10 kids says they weren't abused
Author: 0 Mother of 10 kids says they weren't abused

Allen is being held on a bail of $5.2 million. Police say once they arrived at the home, they conducted a search due to concerns for the safety and health of the child and the child's siblings. All 10 children shared one bedroom, a sleeping arrangement that their mother said is what they wanted. She didn't say why. "But my husband is an awesome person".

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