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Global News US Will Sanction Russia After UK Nerve Agent Attack
Author: 0 US Will Sanction Russia After UK Nerve Agent Attack

The Skripals fell unconscious on a park bench in Salisbury, Wilts, on March 4 after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent determined to be Novichok . The statement anticipated the sanctions would go into effect around August 22 in line with the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991.

Global News North Korea foreign minister visits Iran
Author: 0 North Korea foreign minister visits Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani - who insists that its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful - has accused Mr Trump of waging "psychological warfare", and ruled out face-to-face talks with him while the sanctions remain in place . "Reimposition of nuclear-related sanctions through today's actions further intensifies pressure on Tehran to change its conduct", Trump said Monday.

Global News Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge
Author: 0 Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

A baby boy died after he was pulled from the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday afternoon, an NYPD spokesperson said. Her husband, Monte Campbell, who is a chiropractor, told the Times he called 911 and that when he was put on hold he decided to make sure it was a real baby and not a doll.

Global News Dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia escalates amid asset sell off
Author: 0 Dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia escalates amid asset sell off

The country's state airline announced it is suspending operations to Canada , and the Saudis government is withdrawing more than 15,000 Saudi students from Canadian schools. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that human rights should be promoted with respect for specific national customs and traditions.

Global News Alex Jones ‘patriots’ rush to App Store to download Infowars app
Author: 0 Alex Jones ‘patriots’ rush to App Store to download Infowars app

Now, it appears that Alex Jones is more cautious on Twitter than elsewhere so may well have stayed within the social network's rules. YouTube , a subsidiary of Google, issued a similar statement, saying Jones' accounts had violated its "policies against hate speech and harassment", but Jones claimed his statements are protected by free speech.

Global News Lombok natural disaster: Victims 'buried alive' as number of dead rises to 131
Author: 0 Lombok natural disaster: Victims 'buried alive' as number of dead rises to 131

Lisa Stratton, a Facebook spokesperson further explained to Motherboard that they have since turned off the feature locally, and said that their "hearts go out to the people affected by the quake". A woman was pulled alive on Tuesday from under a grocery store that fell apart in the rural north of the tropical holiday island, near the epicenter of Sunday's quake.

Author: 0 Trevor Noah: Why Paul Manafort Must Be So Proud

Downing asked if Gates had submitted personal expenses to the Trump inaugural committee. Gates' ongoing testimony on Tuesday - the sixth day of Manafort's fraud trial - came one day after he testified that he'd committed crimes with Manafort.

Global News New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges
Author: 0 New York Congressman Arrested On Insider Trading Charges

The 30-page complaint highlights that the congressman both received the information about the failed drug trial from the company's CEO and then repeatedly dialed his son, Cameron Collins, while the elder Collins was attending the annual congressional picnic at the White House on June 22, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump going ahead with taxes on $16B in Chinese imports

The US levied 25% duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods on 6 July, prompting swift in-kind retaliation from Beijing . The Semiconductor Industry Association said in a statement that tariffs imposed on semiconductors imported from China will hurt American chipmakers rather than Chinese firms.

Global News Republican Troy Balderson Declares Victory in Ohio Special Election
Author: 0 Republican Troy Balderson Declares Victory in Ohio Special Election

With 100 percent of the precincts counted, Mr. Balderson, a state senator, was clinging to lead of 50.1 percent to 49.2 percent over Mr. O'Connor, Franklin County recorder. "I've worked in OH presidential and senate races for Republicans and the idea of #oh12 being a close race is sort of like hearing gravity is a regional phenomena", tweeted Republican strategist Stuart Stevens.

Global News German couple jailed for selling son to pedophiles on the internet
Author: 0 German couple jailed for selling son to pedophiles on the internet

Six men who paid to abuse the boy will serve between eight and 10 years; the mother, Berrin T., will serve 12.5; her partner, Christian L., will serve 12. Police said they have another 20 suspected perpetrators in their sights. Lais admitted on the witness stand to the assaults on the boy. He also made serious accusations against the child's mother.

Global News Wildfire continues to rage in California, now largest in state history
Author: 0 Wildfire continues to rage in California, now largest in state history

Since being ignited on 27 July they have devastated 283,000 acres (443.4 square miles). Keith Gilless is a UC Berkeley professor of forest economics and chairman of the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection. Seventy-five homes and 68 other structures have been destroyed by the fire so far. Typically, temperatures dip and humidity rises overnight, giving fire crews a window to slow down the spread of the wildfires.

Global News Gates testifies millions of dollars moved through shell companies, accounts in Cyprus
Author: 0 Gates testifies millions of dollars moved through shell companies, accounts in Cyprus

Deripaska, who had close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mueller's team hopes Gates' testimony will lead to the conviction of Manafort for a list of financial charges conducted long before he joined the Trump campaign . While the case has nothing to do with either man's work on the Trump campaign and the charges mostly pre-date that time, the United States president has shown interest in proceedings.

Global News Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off
Author: 0 Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

The former head of the Human Rights Commission in Saudi Arabia, Dr Hadi Bin Al Yami, said that the Canadian government's actions violate diplomatic norms governing state relations. Amnesty International noted Ms Badawi has been repeatedly targeted and interrogated by Saudi security forces for her human rights activist. "Canada stands together with the Badawi family in this hard time, and we continue to strongly call for the release of both Raif and Samar Badawi".

Global News Facebook removes conspiracy monger Alex Jones for hate, bullying
Author: 0 Facebook removes conspiracy monger Alex Jones for hate, bullying

In a statement , a YouTube spokesperson said the company removes accounts that repeatedly violate its policies. "Upon review, we have taken it down for glorifying violence ... After learning of Jones' banishment from Facebook in a Mashable article , Cruz seemingly came to Jones' defense on Twitter - even questioning the social media giant's authority on blocking free speech.

Global News Luxury yacht in graft probe arrives in Malaysian port
Author: 0 Luxury yacht in graft probe arrives in Malaysian port

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad thanked Indonesian President Joko Widodo, in a video posted on his Facebook page, for facilitating the yacht's handover. Low, through a spokesman from his legal team, has described the handing over of the yacht to Malaysia as illegal and politically motivated. Najib, who set up and oversaw 1MDB, denies any wrongdoing.

Global News Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners
Author: 0 Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

The German carmaker had announced plans in 2016 to return to Iran after economic sanctions were lifted under an global agreement that sought to limit the country's nuclear program. Iran is also taking solace in the fact that most of the world strongly opposes Trump's policy, with China, India and Turkey all saying they are unwilling to substantially cut purchases from Iran when the U.S.

Global News Israel, Palestinian Territories: Hamas and Israel Formulate Peace Deal
Author: 0 Israel, Palestinian Territories: Hamas and Israel Formulate Peace Deal

During the protests, an Israeli army tank fired a shell at a Hamas military lookout post east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the fire and the bomb targeting Israeli soldiers from Gaza. Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinians during Friday protests at the Gaza-Israel border, the health ministry in Gaza said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday delayed a planned visit to Colombia amid speculation that a truce agreement could be reached within days.

Global News LeBron James Jr. to play HS basketball in Santa Monica
Author: 0 LeBron James Jr. to play HS basketball in Santa Monica

Gotham Chopra, who directed Tom Brady's Facebook docuseries Tom vs. Time and AT&T's Religion of Sports series, will direct Shut Up And Dribble . National Basketball Association star LeBron James is teaming up with Showtime to produce a three-part documentary series on the role of athletes in America's current cultural climate, the network said Monday.

Global News Mendocino Complex fires become second-largest in California history
Author: 0 Mendocino Complex fires become second-largest in California history

A firefighter knocks down hotspots to slow the spread of the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) in Lakeport, California , U.S. July 31, 2018. According to the LA Times and CalFire, however, the water used for irrigation in Central Valley farms isn't the water that would be used for fighting fires outside of Redding.

Global News Union County deputies seek armed teen lemonade stand stickup
Author: 0 Union County deputies seek armed teen lemonade stand stickup

Luckily, the child escaped unharmed. The child told police he was operating his lemonade stand in the U.S. state of North Carolina on Saturday afternoon when a teenage boy placed a handgun to his stomach and demanded money. "It's pretty low, despicable in my book, and I can't believe someone would stoop that low to steal money from him", Smith said. He says a camouflage hat and BB pistol found nearby may be checked for fingerprints and DNA.

Global News Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016
Author: 0 Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Asked on Sunday why he had denied the president's involvement, one of Trump's lawyers Jay Sekulow told ABC that "I had bad information at that point". "You then misled the country about the goal of the Trump Tower meeting when it became public". On Sunday, one of the president's attorneys defended the 2016 meeting as something that would not have been illegal under any federal statute.

Global News Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns
Author: 0 Gates tells Manafort trial he assisted in filing false tax returns

Rick Gates , the former deputy campaign manager for President Donald Trump , testified Monday that he committed crimes with his onetime business partner Paul Manafort . Prosecutors have been preparing for this credibility battle by asking a number of witnesses speak to Manafort's role as a supervisor over Gates. Gates pleaded guilty in February to a bank fraud conspiracy charge in exchange for testifying against his former boss.

Global News Chicago weekend gun violence kills at least 10, injures more than 50
Author: 0 Chicago weekend gun violence kills at least 10, injures more than 50

Monday. "It is the same people who are pulling the triggers in some of these communities". He says they "shoot into a crowd, no matter who they hit". The level of violence Sunday made it hard for police and hospitals to keep track. Police said a 43-year-old man was walking down the street and was caught in the crossfire, suffering a gunshot wound to the thigh. The city's police chief said some of the incidents were targeted and others were gang related.

Global News 1 dead, up to 70 injured in major explosion on Italian highway
Author: 0 1 dead, up to 70 injured in major explosion on Italian highway

Two people have been killed and at least 60 injured, Italian outlet La Stampa reports. The windows of many houses in the area are reported to have burst. Authorities said a major highway interchange had been closed north of the city due to the accident. The interchange connects two highways linking northern Italy with the Adriatic coast.

Global News Timeline: Tampa mother accused of drowning daughter in Hillsborough River
Author: 0 Timeline: Tampa mother accused of drowning daughter in Hillsborough River

Police responded to the bridge on West Columbus Drive around 4 p.m. Thursday after witnesses reported seeing a woman wade into the water and throw a child into the river. "I feel for the witnesses, the sense of helplessness they had", Dugan said. Denson was walking nearby and was arrested. TPD has confirmed that Denson is the child's mother.

Global News Plane crashes in California parking lot; all 5 onboard killed
Author: 0 Plane crashes in California parking lot; all 5 onboard killed

The Federal Aviation Administration revealed that the pilot called an emergency before the plane crashed. Tony Bommarito, the public information officer with Orange County Fire Authority. Steve Concialdi told City News Service. The FAA launched an investigation into the crash and added that the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the cause.

Global News Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 kills three in Indonesia
Author: 0 Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 kills three in Indonesia

At the holiday island´s hotels, tourists raced outside as the quake struck soon after dawn. Hikers were able to start descending the mountain after guides discovered an alternate route that was unaffected by the landslides, Wiswananda said, adding the evacuation will most likely stretch into Tuesday.

Global News Russian Airline Says 18 killed in Siberian Helicopter Crash
Author: 0 Russian Airline Says 18 killed in Siberian Helicopter Crash

The helicopter operators in Russian Federation works with oil and gas companies and transport people and cargo for clients like Shell, Gazprom and Rosneft. UTair, one of Russia's largest airlines, operates an extensive fleet of helicopters serving Siberian oil fields as well as fixed-wing flights within Russian Federation and to global destinations, mostly in former Soviet republics.

Global News Fear mounts as hurricane ploughs towards Hawaii's volcano
Author: 0 Fear mounts as hurricane ploughs towards Hawaii's volcano

Farther out to sea, a strengthening Hurricane Hector headed for the central Pacific as a Category 4 storm, with winds of 140 miles per hour (220 kph), the hurricane center reported. It was centred about 1,525 miles (2,455 kilometres) east of Hilo, Hawaii and was moving towards the west at 12 mph (19 kph). Hector is forecast to cross into the central Pacific basin by Sunday night or early Monday.

Global News Iran facing tough new sanctions reality
Author: 0 Iran facing tough new sanctions reality

Iran announced on Sunday a plan to ease foreign exchange rules, state television reported , as Tehran tries to counter the effects of a plunging currency and prepares to face new US sanctions . Protests broke out on Sunday for a sixth night in Iranian cities, including Kazeroon in the south. Trump administration officials also argued that because the United States lifted sanctions against Iran as part of the agreement, it in effect stripped Washington of one of its most powerful tools to ...

Global News 11 emaciated children rescued from filthy and heavily armed compound
Author: 0 11 emaciated children rescued from filthy and heavily armed compound

A message from someone inside a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico that people were starving is what led to the discovery of 11 children living in filthy conditions. "We didn't have to go hands-on and no one got hurt", Hogrefe said . All five adults have been charged with child abuse, Hogrefe said in a statement posted to the sheriff's office Facebook page .

Global News Disguised Manafort income, tax preparer testifies
Author: 0 Disguised Manafort income, tax preparer testifies

The bookkeeper said Paul Manafort submitted fake financial documents. He is expected to testify at the trial, which could last weeks. Accountant Cindy LaPorta said she had a sense that what Manafort and aide Rick Gates told her about funds being transferred into their global political consulting business wasn't accurate.

Global News South Sudan rivals sign final power-sharing deal
Author: 0 South Sudan rivals sign final power-sharing deal

The parliament will be comprised of 550 lawmakers, including 332 from Kiir's group and 128 from Machar's faction. The day before, the President, after meeting with the Sudanese Foreign Minister, told the press that he is committed to the agreement to share power and promised that it will not collapse like the previous ones.

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