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Global News Mother, 5 Children Killed In Michigan Motel Fire
Author: 0 Mother, 5 Children Killed In Michigan Motel Fire

Officials say all suffered fatal smoke inhalation. The County Sheriff's office Berrien said that 26-year-old mother and her children - aged two to ten years - died at the scene of the fire at the Motel Cosmo Extended Stay. "It's tragic. It tears at your heart", Chief Deputy Boyce said. A cause of the fire has not been determined. According to the Berrien County Sheriff's Office, dispatch received a 911 call around 1:45 a.m.

Global News Rand Paul will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Rand Paul will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

She was confirmed anyway, thanks to Democratic swing votes. "In two hours, you talk about everything", said Manchin, one of only three Democrats to back President Donald Trump's first Supreme Court pick, Neil Gorsuch, last year. With the absence of Sen. Given the absence of John McCain , who is fighting brain cancer at home in Arizona, they can not afford to lose a single Republican vote if all Democrats vote "no".

Global News Pakistan parties demand new elections
Author: 0 Pakistan parties demand new elections

The PTI is now negotiating with smaller parties, including the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Pakistan Muslim League-Q, Grand Democratic Alliance and independents to form a majority group among the 272-elected seats in the lower chamber of parliament, he said.

Global News Shark swiped from San Antonio Aquarium in baby stroller; suspect reportedly confesses
Author: 0 Shark swiped from San Antonio Aquarium in baby stroller; suspect reportedly confesses

The shark was found at the suspect's house Monday night and was brought back to the aquarium safe. The shark was placed in the bucket and then placed in a stroller as the trio headed out to the parking lot. Although police had initially said that they did not expect the shark to survive the theft, the thief who allegedly confessed to the crime has said that the shark is still alive.

Global News Mugabe Urges Voters To Reject Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Mugabe Urges Voters To Reject Mnangagwa

The 94 year-old added: "I can not vote for those who tormented me..." Long lines formed outside many polling stations in Harare , the capital, and elsewhere. "I engage him any time not because there is an election or no election". A record of more than 20 presidential candidates and almost 130 political parties were participating.

Global News Manafort drops appeal of civil case against Mueller
Author: 0 Manafort drops appeal of civil case against Mueller

At one point, his defence lawyers sued Mueller and the Justice Department, saying they had overstepped their bounds by bringing a prosecution untethered to the core questions of Mueller's investigation - whether Russian Federation worked with the Trump campaign to tip the election.

Global News State AG Ferguson to file lawsuit over 3D-printed guns
Author: 0 State AG Ferguson to file lawsuit over 3D-printed guns

The company had promised the age of the downloadable gun formally begins August 1, but in court, the company said it started distributing gun files Friday. When you sign up, you are only required to pick a username, password and supply an email - you are not asked for proof of age, a valid gun license or a permit-to-carry number.

Global News California's wildfires: deadly blaze continues to spread
Author: 0 California's wildfires: deadly blaze continues to spread

Bosenko did not return a message from The Associated Press on Monday. The fires have spread across 48,000 acres (194 sq km) of land - an area larger than the city of San Francisco. The fire has been fueled by dry, excess vegetation and hot surface temperatures turned it into highly flammable grasslands. It then jumped the Sacramento River and took out subdivisions on the western edge of Redding.

Global News Abdullah endorses U.S. talks with Taliban in Qatar
Author: 0 Abdullah endorses U.S. talks with Taliban in Qatar

A Taliban official has said that a meeting with a high ranking USA diplomat aimed at a ceasefire was concluded with "very positive signals". Reports of Monday's landmark meeting in the Qatari capital appeared in American newspapers earlier this week but neither US officials nor the Taliban directly commented on them until now.

Global News Trump seeks to revive 'Arab NATO' to confront Iran
Author: 0 Trump seeks to revive 'Arab NATO' to confront Iran

Dr Abdullatif bin Rashed Al-Zayani, the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, strongly condemned Houthis" attack on two Saudi oil tankers in the Red Sea, describing the act as "heinous' and reflects the great threat represented by the Houthi group on the freedom of navigation and the world trade in the Red Sea.

Global News Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire
Author: 0 Putin ready to invite Trump to Russia | Ap Wire

Trump was criticized at home for failing to confront Putin publicly over Moscow's interference in the 2016 USA election, and for seeming to contradict his own intelligence agencies on the threat from Russian Federation. Trump was widely criticized at home for appearing to have accepted Putin's claim in Helsinki that Russian Federation did not meddle in the 2016 U.S.

Global News Trump Threatens U.S. Government Shutdown Over Immigration
Author: 0 Trump Threatens U.S. Government Shutdown Over Immigration

The latest twist comes days after the government said hundreds of children separated from parents at the border had still not been reunited with their families. Congress has given the president some wall funding but far from the $25 billion he has requested. Congress reached an agreement in March to fund government operations through the end of September, and it must pass new legislation by then or the government will partially shut down October 1, just five weeks before the midterm ...

Global News At least 10 dead as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia
Author: 0 At least 10 dead as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia

The initial natural disaster struck at 7 a.m. local time (8 p.m. Saturday U.S. ET), and was followed by 60 smaller earthquakes with the largest one recorded at 5.7 magnitude. "We did not detect any potential for a tsunami but the quake lasted quite a while in all regencies and municipalities in West Nusa Tenggara province, spreading panic among the people", BMKG Mataram head Agus Riyanto said in a report by the Jakarta Post .

Global News Trump denies knowing of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians
Author: 0 Trump denies knowing of 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians

Independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr served President Bill Clinton with a subpoena to compel him to appear before a grand jury, but it was withdrawn after Clinton agreed to testify voluntarily. Cohen is under criminal investigation in the Southern District of NY because of his business dealings and efforts during the 2016 campaign to suppress negative stories about Trump.

Global News India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam
Author: 0 India effectively strips four million of citizenship in Assam

Almost all were Muslim, and many were children. For its part, the Assam government has been publicising what steps the 4 million not on the list need to take to rectify the situation. Singh said the NRC list published today is not the final list and applicants will have the option of raising claims and objections. The NRC office, however, told the Supreme Court this month that 150,000 people from the first list, a third of them married women, would be dropped from the next one, mainly ...

Global News Julian Assange Must Eventually Leave London Embassy: Ecuador President
Author: 0 Julian Assange Must Eventually Leave London Embassy: Ecuador President

An assistant of Assange, an Australian national - who fears being extradited to the USA where he is wanted for leaking secretive documents via Wikileaks , has criticised the Ecuador President for ending the asylum status. diplomatic cables in 2010. Correa's remarks came amid speculation that his successor, Lenin Moreno, may soon kick Assange out, probably to be arrested by British authorities.

Global News 'Erratic' winds, dry conditions fuel deadly California fires
Author: 0 'Erratic' winds, dry conditions fuel deadly California fires

Firefighters also faced hard weather on Sunday with hot and dry conditions offering no relief to the efforts to contain the fire. The nearby town of Keswick, with a population of about 450, was reduced to cinders. Two firefighters - Redding Fire Inspector Jeremy Stoke and a privately hired bulldozer operator named Don Ray Smith - were killed trying to contain the blaze, which has twice doubled in size and will probably be larger than the city of Philadelphia before the weekend is up.

Global News Judge: Gag order unlikely against Stormy Daniels' lawyer
Author: 0 Judge: Gag order unlikely against Stormy Daniels' lawyer

In the emails, a vice officer sent herself research on Daniels two days before the porn star appeared in Columbus, reviewing news articles on Daniels as well as a photo showing her with Trump. In a separate but potentially related matter, Cohen is under investigation by the Southern District of NY, which is also separate though potentially related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to influence the 2016 election.

Global News Colombian Cartel Orders Hit on Drug-Sniffing Super Dog
Author: 0 Colombian Cartel Orders Hit on Drug-Sniffing Super Dog

Targeting Sombra , which means Shadow in English, are the Urabeños, believed by many to be that country's most powerful criminal organisation. Sombra the six-year-old German Shepherd has been sniffing out drugs as part of Colombia's anti-narcotics police since she was a puppy - but now, one of the country's most powerful gangs has put a price on her head.

Global News Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard
Author: 0 Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

The Svalbard archipelago is a known habitat of polar bears. The man, in his forties, was given first aid before being... The polar bear was shot dead by another employee, the cruise company said. The four-person polar bear guard team failed to spot one bear, who attacked a guard. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has worked comprehensively and co-operatively with the Norwegian authorities to reconstruct and clarify the incident on the ground and will continue to do so.

Global News Zimbabwe's Mugabe Says He Will Not Vote For Successor Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Mugabe Says He Will Not Vote For Successor Mnangagwa

The most recent survey conducted by a research organization, Afro Barometer, put Mr Mnangagwa ahead of the rest of the candidates with 40%, followed by projected closest rival Mr Chamisa at 37%. There have been reports of intimidation and coercion, and state media is biased toward the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).

Global News 3 dead, 7 injured in shooting in New Orleans
Author: 0 3 dead, 7 injured in shooting in New Orleans

The New Orleans Advocate said the shooting marks the fifth time that 10 or more people have been shot in a single incident in the city since 2013. One used a rifle and the other a handgun, Harrison said. Harrison spoke with family members and friends at the scene of the "volatile and tense situation". He urged anyone affected by Saturday night's carnage to not "take matters into their own hands", saying his officers would work relentlessly to catch those responsible.

Global News Trump Threatens to Shut Down Government if Democrats Don't Back Immigration Policies
Author: 0 Trump Threatens to Shut Down Government if Democrats Don't Back Immigration Policies

Sunday's shutdown threat from Trump also echoed a remark he made in February when he said "I'd love to see a shutdown " if the government did not agree to address immigration . Deflecting from reports of widespread abuse and neglect in the hastily set-up immigrant youth shelters dotting the country, Trump tweeted that, "there are consequences when people cross our Border illegally, whether they have children or not - and many are just using children for their own sinister purposes".

Author: 0 Zimbabweans React to Robert Mugabe's Surprise Press Conference

On the eve of Zimbabwe's first elections without him , Robert Mugabe , now 94 and in diminishing health, held an extraordinary off-the-cuff press conference at his palatial residence Sunday, renouncing the political party he helped found, and all but announcing that he would vote for the opposition party he spent years suppressing.

Global News Cohen's Secret Trump Tapes Could Mean He's About to Flip
Author: 0 Cohen's Secret Trump Tapes Could Mean He's About to Flip

In a story late Thursday that was corroborated by at least two other outlets , CNN reported that Cohen has said he is willing to tell Special Counsel Robert Mueller that "he was present, along with several others, when Trump was informed of the Russians' offer [of dirt on Clinton] by Trump Jr".

Global News Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi released by Israel
Author: 0 Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi released by Israel

A Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank has been freed. Ahed Tamimi , the Palestinian teenage girl turned protest symbol who was filmed hitting Israeli soldiers previous year, has been released after serving an nearly eight-month prison sentence.

Global News Trump denies foreknowledge of meeting with Russians
Author: 0 Trump denies foreknowledge of meeting with Russians

Trump on Friday vehemently repeated his denial that he knew about the meeting, which is at the center of Mueller's probe, tweeting "NO", he "did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr". The US leader's latest Twitter outburst came after Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed he has issued an invitation to Mr Trump for a face-to-face meeting in Moscow.

Global News Scores dead in Greece as wildfires engulf Attica region
Author: 0 Scores dead in Greece as wildfires engulf Attica region

In total, coastguard and other vessels rescued 696 people who had fled to beaches. "It reminded me of the eruption at Pompeii - exactly that - and I said, 'My God, we must run to save ourselves and nothing else.' It was awful". Rafina's dock became a makeshift hospital overnight as paramedics examined survivors, some wearing only their bathing suits, after being dropped off by rescue boats.

Global News New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag
Author: 0 New Zealand tells Australia: Stop 'copying' our flag

It took 10 months and roughly $17 million for New Zealanders to decide they didn't want a new flag. Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters claims Australia should change the flag they've been using for more than six decades. Australia can deport anyone who has a substantial criminal record or who is considered a threat to the country under a policy dubbed locally as failing the character test .

Global News Blood moon lunar eclipse
Author: 0 Blood moon lunar eclipse

Path of the Moon into Earth's Shadows and the times during the Total Lunar Eclipse on July 28 from Brunei DarussalamLooking about West at around 2am from Brunei Darussalam, the Blood Moon and Mars will put on a stellar show on July 28.

Global News South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes PM Modi
Author: 0 South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes PM Modi

Those who pursue such a course "will only end up hurting themselves", Xi said at the Brics summit in Johannesburg on Wednesday (July 25), calling on Brazil, Russia, India , China and South Africa to jointly reject unilateralism and protectionism, which "are mounting and pose a severe blow to multilateral trade".

Global News Convicted Sex Offender Brock Turner's Lawyer Says He Committed
Author: 0 Convicted Sex Offender Brock Turner's Lawyer Says He Committed "Outercourse"

He said that because Turner was fully clothed and his private parts weren't exposed, the prosecution's case fell short of proving beyond a reasonable doubt that Turner meant to rape the woman, reported ABC . "We have a jury system and the jury will seldom give reasons why they decide to convict or acquit", explained Aviram. "The circumstances made it abundantly clear what he [meaning Turner] intended", Carlile said.

Author: 0 White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

On Thursday's broadcast of " The Late Show ", Tapper railed against the White House for barring CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins from an open event after she asked Trump about his former personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin .

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