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Global News Trump Says He's Giving Full Pardon to Dinesh D'Souza
Author: 0 Trump Says He's Giving Full Pardon to Dinesh D'Souza

Senate seat. The White House said in a statement that the president believed D'Souza was the "victim of selective prosecution for violations of campaign finance laws" and that he "accepted responsibility for his actions". "I am thrilled and relieved and elated and as an immigrant in America , my American dream has been under something of a cloud, so I'm very relieved to have that cloud lifted", D'Souza told Fox News.

Global News Denmark becomes latest European country to pass 'burqa ban'
Author: 0 Denmark becomes latest European country to pass 'burqa ban'

The Danish government had proposed to ban the full-face veil earlier this year in February. The law, popularly known as the " burqa ban ", is seen as being directed at the dress worn by some Muslim women. "[The] Parliament has clearly stated that the burqa and niqab do not belong in Denmark ", said Danish People's Party spokesperson Martin Henriksen.

Global News Hawaii volcano plume reaches 15,000 ft
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano plume reaches 15,000 ft

At least 10 homes were destroyed Sunday due to volcano activity, said Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense Administrator. But the mandatory evacuation was "decided prior to that incident", said David Mace, a spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency now assigned to the Hawaii County Civil Defense authority.

Global News Trump Reportedly Looking to Block German Carmakers from U.S
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Looking to Block German Carmakers from U.S

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives prior to signing the "Right to Try Act", which gives terminally ill patients the right to use experimental medications not yet been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 30, 2018.

Global News Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns
Author: 0 Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns

He allegedly threatened to release the images if she ever told anyone about the affair. Information about the deal will be released on Wednesday. The charge was dropped earlier this month , but a special prosecutor is considering whether to refile it.

Global News Teacher who stopped shooting: 'I had to save students'
Author: 0 Teacher who stopped shooting: 'I had to save students'

Science teacher Jason Seaman didn't say much Monday morning in his first press conference since the shooting on Friday. Her status is critical, yet we are pleased to report she is stable. One bullet passed through Seaman's abdomen. "He was just doing what he could do for the kids", said Johnston. Lynas said Seaman emphasised character a year ago when he coached her son.

Global News Rudy Giuliani Calls The Origins Of The Russia Probe 'Illegitimate'
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani Calls The Origins Of The Russia Probe 'Illegitimate'

When host Dana Bash pointed out Trump's candidacy in the campaign in question makes him the direct subject of the investigation, Giuliani doubled down on Trump's "right to know" and said the revelation of the source "means an investigation we thought was rigged was rigged from the very beginning, it never should have started".

Global News India will not follow United States sanctions on Iran: FM Swaraj
Author: 0 India will not follow United States sanctions on Iran: FM Swaraj

They said the two countries are now trying to find a way out to evade the provisions of a U.S. law that seeks to punish countries and entities engaged in transactions with the defence or intelligence establishment of Russian Federation. The Treasury Department also imposed new sanctions on Ansar-e Hezbollah, Evin Prison, Hanista Programing Group, Al-Bilad Islamic Bank for Investment and Finance, Al-Naser Airlines and Dart Airlines, the statement added.

Global News Rain chances increase this afternoon, heavy rain possible later this week
Author: 0 Rain chances increase this afternoon, heavy rain possible later this week

WYFF-TV of Greenville, South Carolina, said a news anchor, Mike McCormick, and photojournalist, Aaron Smeltzer, with that station were both killed. The storm's top winds fell to 60 mph and it's expected to weaken further after it moves over land, gradually falling apart over the next 36 hours until it's completely swallowed up by another weather system over Canada late this week.

Global News US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis
Author: 0 US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea: Mattis

That assessment means the ships maneuvered erratically but not in a way that posed a risk of collision, CBS News' national security correspondent David Martin reports. Part of that response includes increased freedom of navigation operations, US officials insist. Last week, the Pentagon pulled its invitation to China to join maritime exercises in the Pacific over Beijing's "continued militarization" of the South China Sea.

Author: 0 Top North Korean Official Arrives in NY for Pompeo Meeting

North Korea and the United States are still technically at war and have no diplomatic ties because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. North Korea's position going into the meetings with Pompeo in NY, meanwhile, was that a pledge of denuclearization alone should open the way to economic relief, said the official, who is familiar with the talks and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Global News New Zealand forced to slaughter 150,000 cows
Author: 0 New Zealand forced to slaughter 150,000 cows

Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, said in a statement, "This is a tough call - no one ever wants to see mass culls". WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd.

Global News U.S. Toughens Visa Process for Chinese Nationals
Author: 0 U.S. Toughens Visa Process for Chinese Nationals

President Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese investment in US high-tech industries as part of a broad campaign to crack down on Chinese acquisition of USA technology.

Global News Only Syrian army should have presence in south, say Russian Federation and Israel
Author: 0 Only Syrian army should have presence in south, say Russian Federation and Israel

But Jonathan Eyal, an expert on Russia at the Royal United Services Institute, a London think tank, cautioned against expecting that a Russia-Israel deal would successfully force Iranians out of much of Syria . Late previous year, the U.S., Russian Federation and Jordan had agreed to create a "de-escalation zone" in southwest Syria, parts of which border Israel .

Global News Where is Melania Trump
Author: 0 Where is Melania Trump

This is not the first time that Melania Trump has unexpectedly left the spotlight. After almost three weeks out of sight, Melania Trump tried Wednesday to put to rest speculation about her health and even her whereabouts as she continues to recover from medical treatment for a kidney condition.

Global News With or Without Parents, Immigrant Children Missing
Author: 0 With or Without Parents, Immigrant Children Missing

It all comes just in time for the midterm elections as Republicans and Democrats try to rally core voters by pointing fingers at one another. Still, the White House continues to blame Democrats for failing to act on immigration legislation.

Global News 'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko surprises everybody at press conference
Author: 0 'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko surprises everybody at press conference

He apologized, saying , "I have been forced to bury my friends and colleagues many times and I know the sickening feeling". Ukrainian officials explained that Tuesday's reports about Babchenko's murder were part of a special operation created to flush out the man planning the attack: a Ukrainian citizen recruited by a Russian intelligence agency, who allegedly offered an "Anti-Terrorist Operation" veteran $40,000 to kill Babchenko.

Global News Televangelist asks followers to buy him a $54m jet
Author: 0 Televangelist asks followers to buy him a $54m jet

In a video posted to YouTube, television preacher Duplantis asked the Lord - and his hundreds of thousands of followers around the world - to fund a new Falcon 7X private jet . He has an estimated net worth of $40m and has previously called God his "sugar daddy", PJ Media reports. He goes on to show a picture of the fictional star ship "Enterprise" from the series "Star Trek", joking that he plans to be in one someday.

Global News 'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko appears at press conference
Author: 0 'Murdered' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko appears at press conference

Vasyl Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, announced at a news conference Wednesday that the security agency and the police had solved Babchenko's slaying. "Putin's regime is aimed at those who can not be broken or intimidated", wrote Anton Gerashchenko, calling Babchenko "a consistent opponent of the Putin regime and a friend of Ukraine".

Global News Trump Tests Midterm Message On Immigration, MS-13 'Animals' During Tenn. Rally
Author: 0 Trump Tests Midterm Message On Immigration, MS-13 'Animals' During Tenn. Rally

Corker once said Trump had turned the White House into an "adult day care center" and the president tweeted that Corker "couldn't get elected dog catcher in Tennessee". Trump is using the campaign appearances to mobilize his core backers by highlighting his accomplishments in office, like improving economic indicators and moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and resurrecting some of his go-to lines from the 2016 campaign.

Global News Wall Street falls on Italy worries; bank shares drop
Author: 0 Wall Street falls on Italy worries; bank shares drop

DJI ) fell 1.58 percent to 24,361.45, the S&P 500 (. SPX ) lost 1.16 percent to 2,689.86 and the Nasdaq Composite (. IXIC ) dropped 0.5 percent to 7,396.59. Volume on USA exchanges was 7.58 billion shares, compared to the 6.58 billion average over the last 20 trading days. -North Korean summit and the U.S.

Global News Papua New Guinea Will Shut Down Facebook For A Month
Author: 0 Papua New Guinea Will Shut Down Facebook For A Month

When Facebook has been banned in other countries, it has been before an election as a way to prevent residents from communicating about that election. The Philippines was second with 1.2 million users affected, Indonesia and United Kingdom with 1 million respectively, followed by Mexico with 789,000.

Global News Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates
Author: 0 Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates

In a follow up announcement, Israel's Minister of Energy and Water Resources, Yuval Steinitz, instructed the IEC not to put its employees in danger to fix the damage. Tension escalated on Tuesday after Israel carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, in response to a volley of rockets fired from the Palestinian territory.

Global News Belgium: Gunman kills two police officers, civilian, shot dead in Liege
Author: 0 Belgium: Gunman kills two police officers, civilian, shot dead in Liege

Prosecutor Philippe Dulieu said that after attacking the two officers, the man walked down the street and shot dead a 22-year-old man who was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked auto. The magistrate, Wenke Roggen, confirmed reports that the attacker shouted " Allahu akbar ", the Arabic phrase for God is great, several times during the shooting rampage.

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Author: 0 "Tried Grammar Check?": Retired English Teacher Corrects Letter Signed By Trump

Yvonne Mason had written to Trump in the wake of the Parkland , Florida mass shooting, asking him to meet with the families of the victims and questioning him about school safety. Her work has appeared in the New York Times , Texas Monthly, the Austin American-Statesman, Damn Joan, and Community Impact Newspaper. "If someone is capable of doing better, then they should do better".

Global News Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant
Author: 0 Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant

In a matter of hours or days, it converts to fine particles that scatter sunlight, creating a haze that can be seen downwind of Kilauea, according to The Interagency Vog Dashboard, which is made up of Hawaii , U.S. The agency warned that ash was drifting northwest and liable to dust anyone in the summit area. Residents fear the electrical plant's deep geothermal wells may be explosive.

Author: 0 Hurricane Maria death toll estimated at 4600

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A new study contends that many more deaths than normal occurred in Puerto Rico in the three months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, mostly because of problems getting medicines or medical care. The government of Puerto Rico stopped publicly sharing its data on hurricane deaths in December 2017. One was Quintín Vidal Rolón, 89, who died in a lantern fire that relatives said occurred because of the storm; Vidal was using the lantern because he didn't ...

Global News Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia
Author: 0 Trump Attacks Obama, Democrats For Not Looking Into Russia

Donald Trump reached for a loaded term on Monday when without offering proof he accused special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators of "meddling" in the forthcoming midterm elections . "And so is President Trump's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller, an appointment many top Republicans praised". "Ask them if they enjoyed her after election celebration!" "It has resulted in charges against four former Trump associates, three pleaded guilty to lying to ...

Global News New Video Game Simulates School Shooting
Author: 0 New Video Game Simulates School Shooting

The game , called Active Shooter , is scheduled to launch on June 6, according to its web page on the video game marketplace Steam. The simulation gives users the opportunity to either play the role of a SWAT team member responding to a shooting or a gunman terrorizing school hallways.

Global News After Dramatic Rescue, France Makes 'Spider-Man' a Citizen
Author: 0 After Dramatic Rescue, France Makes 'Spider-Man' a Citizen

He left the child alone while he shopped, then lingered to play Pokemon Go , Prosecutor Francois Molins told BFM-TV. The father of a young boy who almost fell to his death from a fourth-floor balcony in Paris was reportedly out playing Pokemon Go when his son got into trouble.

Global News Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit
Author: 0 Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit

The senior North Korean official's trip to the US was initially reported by South Korean media, which said Kim Yong Chol had flown to Beijing - and is booked on an Air China flight to NY that leaves on Wednesday. since 2000. This week's talks and meetings on the border between North and South Korea are aimed at determining whether North Korea is prepared to make sufficient commitments toward getting rid of its nuclear weapons, a USA official said.

Author: 0 Ellicott City, Maryland, Struck by Catastrophic Flooding; 1 Missing

The National Weather Service called the flooding an "extremely unsafe and potentially catastrophic situation" as the rains pounded the city Sunday evening. "They say this is a once every 1,000-year flood and we've had two of them in two years", Hogan said. We have some severe flooding in Ellicott City .

Global News China scolds USA for pulling invitation to major naval drill
Author: 0 China scolds USA for pulling invitation to major naval drill

The Pentagon on Wednesday uninvited China from a major US -hosted naval drill in response to what it sees as Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, a decision China called unconstructive. decision "unhelpful". Wang met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. By excluding China from the event in 2018, the United States was sending a clear message that Beijing was stepping outside worldwide norms, Schuster said.

Global News Beijing protests United States warship operation in South China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing protests United States warship operation in South China Sea

The move 'contravened Chinese and relevant worldwide law, seriously infringed upon Chinese sovereignty (and) harmed strategic mutual trust between the two militaries, ' it said. The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as the country's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters.

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