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Global News Family, friends remember PG&E worker killed in Carr Fire zone
Author: 0 Family, friends remember PG&E worker killed in Carr Fire zone

Pacific Gas and Electric spokesperson Melissa Subbotin said the worker sustained fatal injuries in a vehicle-related accident Saturday on the western edge of the Carr fire in Shasta County, about 261 kilometres north of Sacramento. The heat of wildfires can sometimes create short-lived "fire whirls", and at first, experts were reluctant to call the Redding fire column a tornado.

Global News Rouhani says MPs' call for question unlawful but he will respond
Author: 0 Rouhani says MPs' call for question unlawful but he will respond

The president also issued an all-caps threat to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last month, warning him not to threaten the US or "YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE". The government pledged last week to provide basic commodities to the poor, but many emphasized feelings of panic among Iranians as a result of rising US-Iranian tensions.

Global News Trump would fight any USA special counsel subpoena in court: president's lawyer
Author: 0 Trump would fight any USA special counsel subpoena in court: president's lawyer

That new admission, however, is completely at odds with the statement Trump crafted for use in the July 2017 news story that first reported the Trump Tower meeting . Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied allegations by USA intelligence agencies that his government meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt that should be shut down.

Global News Here's Why Trump Is Hiking Chinese Tariffs To 25%
Author: 0 Here's Why Trump Is Hiking Chinese Tariffs To 25%

He told trade officials this week to consider raising that to 25 percent . And the response from Europe has been a mere $3 billion in counter-tariffs on United States imports. "Instead of retaliating, China should address the longstanding concerns about its unfair trading practices , many of which are laid out in [the U.S.

Global News Will the Druze community remain loyal to the state of Israel?
Author: 0 Will the Druze community remain loyal to the state of Israel?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Cabinet ministers have met with Druze leaders to try and pacify their concerns. " He had no intention of listening us, the officers who have a position contradictory to his own ", Brig. They also demanded a court order be issued that would instruct the Knesset and government to explain why the law should not be repealed, and in the event that it is not repealed, why it should not be amended to ensure equality for all citizens of israel.

Global News Results Official In Tennessee Primaries
Author: 0 Results Official In Tennessee Primaries

At a news conference held before the public rally, leaders celebrated what they call a "unified" ticket in November, all promising to throw their support behind Rep. But President Trump , who has a 56 percent approval rating in Tennessee, stopped short of endorsing any candidate in the race, including Black - despite keeping her by his side and praising her at several events.

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Author: 0 "They're eating everything in sight" 100 goats run riot in American neighbourhood

From yard to yard, the goats ate every bit of foliage and greenery they could, destroying gardens like a plague of locusts. Animal Control officers responded with a single truck, but quickly realized that would not be enough. On the menu was grass, bushes, leaves and flowers. The goats were in the area grazing when they escaped their confines and made a decision to live it up in the suburbs.

Global News AMBER Alert issued for child abducted from Reagan Washington National Airport
Author: 0 AMBER Alert issued for child abducted from Reagan Washington National Airport

JinJing Ma was last seen at about 8:15 a.m Thursday. 'We are grateful that JinJing is safe and with family, ' said Authority Police Chief David Huchler. The woman is also from China, but it's not clear if the pair were part of the same tour group. Her father then drove them to NY. Police previously said the girl had just received her passport before checking in at the airport when she left to go to the bathroom.

Global News Trump keeps up attacks against billionaire Charles Koch
Author: 0 Trump keeps up attacks against billionaire Charles Koch

The company and the Koch political operations have pushed relentlessly for lower taxes, less regulation and free trade. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business lobby, has publicly criticized the billions of dollars worth of tariffs the administration has targeted at China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Global News Pope Francis Says Death Penalty Is Unacceptable No Matter What
Author: 0 Pope Francis Says Death Penalty Is Unacceptable No Matter What

In announcing the "new understanding" that has emerged, Pope Francis said the church will work to eliminate the death penalty around the world. Four months after the declaration of martial law in September 1972, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos ordered the execution of notorious drug lord Lim Seng to serve, Marcos said, as a deterrent against the growing drug menace.

Global News Vintage Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps: 20 Feared Dead
Author: 0 Vintage Plane Crashes in Swiss Alps: 20 Feared Dead

The airline posteda statement online: "We have the sad duty to announce that one of our Ju-52 aircraft had an accident today". On Sunday, Swiss officials said they were unaware that any distress call had been sent out from the plane, and said they expected the investigation into the cause to be "relatively complex".

Global News Venezuela's Maduro Survives Attack by Exploding Drones
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro Survives Attack by Exploding Drones

The audio then went. Seconds later, dozens of soldiers were seen running away before the broadcast was cut off, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported. Several flying objects, like drones, containing explosives were detonated close to the presidential platform and in some locations along the parade. Smoke could be seen coming out of a building window at the site of the incident.

Global News President Trump threatens shutdown as Congress works towards a deal
Author: 0 President Trump threatens shutdown as Congress works towards a deal

Ron DeSantis. Trump has previously requested $25 billion for the wall, and another $5 billion for other border initiatives. The federal government has already shut down twice this year, first over a failed deal for Dreamers, young undocumented migrants brought to the country as children, then over a funding bill.

Global News Prince Harry Sells His Audi RS6 Avant
Author: 0 Prince Harry Sells His Audi RS6 Avant

The lovely luxury vehicle was acquired by Derbyshire-based car dealership Overton Prestige and is listed on Auto Trader for £71,900 (around $93,700 USD), the BBC reported . " Prince Harry's Californian bride blew us away with her Givenchy wedding dress and has redefined modern royal style with every subsequent appearance", a Tatler editor commented in a statement.

Global News A California Wildfire Whirled Into a 'Fire Tornado'
Author: 0 A California Wildfire Whirled Into a 'Fire Tornado'

The largest blaze burned in the Redding area, in Shasta County north of Sacramento. Authorities are ordering residents along a Northern California lake to evacuate homes in the path of a growing wildfire amid concerns that hot, windy and dry weather conditions will persist throughout the weekend.

Global News Facebook shuts down accounts for inciting political, social tension
Author: 0 Facebook shuts down accounts for inciting political, social tension

Facebook has identified an ongoing effort to influence the USA mid-term elections, using inauthentic accounts and pages on the social network. The company has stepped up its work to ferret out fake accounts after a Russian-backed effort sowed discord among Americans during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Global News Asean 'agrees' South China Sea cooperation deal
Author: 0 Asean 'agrees' South China Sea cooperation deal

Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said Thursday, at the start of the annual meeting of top diplomats from China and the association's member nations, the development is a "milestone". Neither country has identified the hackers and neither suggested the involvement of Russian Federation, which previous year appointed a dedicated ambassador to ASEAN based in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital.

Global News China says US 'disappoints' the world with trade war
Author: 0 China says US 'disappoints' the world with trade war

Derek Scissors, a China scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington , said a 25% tariff rate is more likely to shut out Chinese products and shift American supply chains to other countries, as a 10% duty could be offset by government subsidies and weakness in China's yuan currency.

Global News Person taunts bison in Yellowstone National Park
Author: 0 Person taunts bison in Yellowstone National Park

As the animal approaches, the man is seen dodging it at the very last second. The man jumped out of the way and did not appear to be injured by the bison as they go their separate ways in the video. Info from Licensor: "My family and I were driving through Hayden Valley in Yellowstone looking at wildlife and the scenary when we upon slowed traffic due to bisom along the road".

Global News Evacuations underway in Lynchburg, heavy rain may cause dam to fail
Author: 0 Evacuations underway in Lynchburg, heavy rain may cause dam to fail

Local fire and police were sending boats to rescue people and take them to area shelters. Gearing says they have never had a situation like this since the dam was built in 1934. The area impacted would be the city of Lynchburg, which is one mile downstream from the dam. Authorities have evacuated parts of Lynchburg, Virginia, in preparation of what county officials report as the "imminent failure" of the College Lake Dam.

Global News Police ID suspect in Houston cardiologist's murder
Author: 0 Police ID suspect in Houston cardiologist's murder

Police executed a search warrant at a home owned by Pappas, 65, and he was not in the home at the time. Pappas was charged with murder Wednesday in the ambush shooting of cardiologist Dr. Hausknecht was Bush's cardiologist during the former president's one-term administration between 1989 and 1993. "There was a lot of planning that went into this, and sadly, some skill", Acevedo told reporters .

Global News Reward for Mollie Tibbetts' safe return raises to $172000
Author: 0 Reward for Mollie Tibbetts' safe return raises to $172000

Thank you for signing up for the Sunrise Newsletter. The Mollie Tibbetts search turned up a red shirt near an Iowa pig farm this week and, while it is not clear whose shirt it was, Fox News reported confirming that the missing college student worked at a day care where the uniform includes red shirts.

Global News Afghanistan attackers take dozens hostage in eastern city
Author: 0 Afghanistan attackers take dozens hostage in eastern city

It was unclear why the gunmen attacked the facility, which was occupied primarily by midwife trainees from the eastern province of Nuristan. Though there were no immediate claims of responsibility, Mehir claimed Taliban insurgents recently planted the bomb in the Bala Buluk district to target Afghan security forces.

Global News Citizenship List In Indian State Stokes Fears Of Deportation
Author: 0 Citizenship List In Indian State Stokes Fears Of Deportation

The respective state police have been told to keep a close watch on the borders and also track down touts who have been aiding illegal Bangladeshi immigrants. According to several reports, even people with legitimate documents proving their citizenship status have not been registered because of technical reasons such as spelling mistakes or different names being used in the various documents.

Global News Trump says ‘no problem’ shutting government, dismaying GOP
Author: 0 Trump says ‘no problem’ shutting government, dismaying GOP

Trump greeted Italy's Giuseppe Conte as "my new friend" and said they bonded at the recent G7 meetings in Canada, crediting the prime minister for taking a "firm stance on the border". Trump noted Monday that he and Italy's Giuseppe Conte were "both outsiders to politics" when they began their campaigns. Conte wants to reform the Dublin Regulation, the European Union law that says asylum requests should be the responsibility of a single member country, usually the one where the refugee ...

Author: 0 Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

But Trump's EPA said the efficiency rules drive up vehicle prices, keeping many people in older, less safe cars and trucks . California and other states are already suing the EPA . Ultimately, the two agencies published Thursday's proposal jointly, and acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler publicly defended the proposal during testimony Wednesday before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

Global News National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October
Author: 0 National Archives may not finish reviewing Kavanaugh documents before end of October

Democrats have objected to what they say is a limited scope of documents Grassley and other Republicans on the committee sought from Kavanaugh's background, particularly his work as White House staff secretary in the George W. Many Democratic senators have refused to meet with Judge Kavanaugh until nearly a million pages of documents related to his time working for the Bush administration are released.

Global News Winds hinder efforts to tackle California wildfire
Author: 0 Winds hinder efforts to tackle California wildfire

Failure to hold that line would put the evacuated town of Lewiston, just 3 miles to the west, in harm's way, said Lauderdale at CalFire. At a separate news conference on Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown said the Carr Fire typified a "new normal" authorities are encountering, as large, extremely intense and swiftly spreading wildfires occur more often over a longer fire season.

Global News Dispute Over 3D-Printed Guns Raises Many Legal Issues
Author: 0 Dispute Over 3D-Printed Guns Raises Many Legal Issues

Late on Tuesday, a federal judge in Seattle issued a restraining order , which temporarily stopped the release of blueprints to make 3D-printed plastic guns . The single-shot pistol was made nearly entirely out of ABS plastic - the same material Lego bricks are made from - and could be made on a 3D printer .

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