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Global News People are tweeting #putoutyourpotatoes after Peter Dutton's leadership tilt
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Sky News is reporting that after Mr Turnbull called the spill, Mr Dutton put his hand up to challenge. Peter Dutton received 35 votes, a significant chunk he could build on going forward. Mr Dutton, who was the Home Affairs Minister, has now stepped down from that frontbench role. "What we want to know is- Where are this prime minister's convictions?" Liberal backbencher Tim Wilson acknowledged the numbers were being counted in the party room.

Global News South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war
Author: 0 South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

In South Korea , more than half of the 132,600 people who applied for reunions - including some of those who got to see their relatives - have died. "I stayed alive to meet you, oppa [older brother]", Yu-dok said, as she whipped out a school graduation photo of him.

Global News Trump Praises Border Patrol Agent Who 'Speaks Perfect English’ At Immigration Event
Author: 0 Trump Praises Border Patrol Agent Who 'Speaks Perfect English’ At Immigration Event

Mr. McGahn, the newspaper said, shared information on Mr. Trump's comments and actions during the firing of the FBI Director, James Comey , and the President's obsession with putting a loyalist in charge of the inquiry. "It's bad legal advice, bad lawyering, and this is a result of it", said Chris Christie, a former federal prosecutor and Trump supporter. President Trump told Reuters on Monday that he is " totally allowed " to be involved with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into ...

Global News Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi
Author: 0 Metro Vancouver Air Quality Moves To Highest Risk, Levels Worse Than Delhi

The smoke from wildfires across northern parts of Washington state and southern British Columbia has lowered visibility to between one and three miles in some areas and is leading to dangerously unhealthy air quality across the region. The NWS says this batch of dense smoke is expected to remain in the Yakima Valley and surrounding areas through Sunday evening and possibly into Monday.

Global News Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply
Author: 0 Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Ayubi believes the Taliban were looking for government employees or members of the security forces. The United States said it welcomed the move, which is conditioned upon Taliban participation. It spurred hopes that a new path was opening for possible peace talks in the country to the end the almost 17-year-old war, but violence has surged in the weeks since.

Global News Woman who fell off cruise ship rescued after 10 hours in water
Author: 0 Woman who fell off cruise ship rescued after 10 hours in water

Her disappearance sparked a panicked search and the ship returned to the spot where they believed she had fallen and carried out at least four passes before abandoning the search. The Sun named her as Kay Longstaff, a 46-year-old corporate flight attendant on private jets. However, she still managed to explain that she was in the water for 10 hours.

Global News Rudy Giuliani on Russian Federation probe:
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani on Russian Federation probe: "Truth isn’t truth"

In a series of angry tweets Sunday, Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,"' making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon. The problem is, President Trump "seems genuinely confused" by the basics of trade economics, including tariffs and trade deficits, he said, succinctly explaining both concepts for the edification of viewers and in case a certain president of the United States was hate-watching.

Global News 800000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state
Author: 0 800000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Earlier in the day, Qatar Airways Cargo announced to deliver relief goods to flood-stricken districts free of cost. A woman at Aranmula near Alapuzha said they had not had any food or water for two days. The monsoon rains are forecast to ease from Sunday but the flood waters are expected to remain for some time to come. At Chengannur in Alapuzha district, at least 5,000 are stranded, according to revenue officials quoted by PTI.

Global News Manafort judge to hold hearing on unsealing juror's names
Author: 0 Manafort judge to hold hearing on unsealing juror's names

Trump. "I've received criticism and threats", Ellis said. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Marshals Service did not immediately comment. There have been specific threats, Ellis said, although he declined to provide details. Listen to what else Vance had to say about Trump's "message" to Manafort in the video up top. Prosecutors accused Manafort of hiding from USA tax authorities $16 million in money he earned as a political consultant for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine to fund an opulent ...

Global News Success! Trump's Military Parade Has Been Cancelled
Author: 0 Success! Trump's Military Parade Has Been Cancelled

Muriel Bowser , D.C. Mayor, responded in a tweet to the president's claims stating that she is a mayor of Washington D.C. and a lady who went through the reality star in White House with the truth of $21.6M for parades, events, demonstrations which were being stated in Trump's America.

Global News Mueller prosecutors say prison is optional for George Papadopoulos in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Mueller prosecutors say prison is optional for George Papadopoulos in Russian Federation probe

Prosecutors also detail a series of hard interviews with Papadopoulos after he was arrested in July 2017, saying he didn't provide "substantial assistance" to the investigation. Papadopoulos's legal team will file their own sentencing assessment to the court in two weeks, and is expected to ask for probation. Papadopoulos's wife, Simona Mangiante, is urging her husband to break off the plea deal and stop cooperating with Mueller.

Global News Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mln to rebuild Syria’s northeast
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mln to rebuild Syria’s northeast

Syria's Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Friday condemned Saudi Arabia's support for the country's Kurdish-held northeastern areas, the main operating base for the US-led worldwide coalition against Islamic State (IS). 16, 2018, in Washington . For example, he said, potable water supplies have been restored to all 26 districts of Raqa, which was devastated in the campaign to oust ISIS fighters.

Global News Trump Lashes Out at Russia Probe as 'McCarthyism'
Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at Russia Probe as 'McCarthyism'

Trump said, "I allowed White House Counsel Don McGahn , and all other requested members of the White House Staff, to fully cooperate with the Special Counsel". McGahn has openly expressed his frustrations, and signaled his desire to leave the White House months ago, but made a decision to stay on to lead the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Global News Source Says Omarosa Has Videos, Too
Author: 0 Source Says Omarosa Has Videos, Too

Former White House aide and "The Apprentice " alum Omarosa Manigault Newman , who also claims to have heard the recording , revived the tape talk this week promoting her new tell-all book. Both Trump and Apprentice executive producer Mark Burnett have denied the allegations , with Burnett taking to Twitter to state that the alleged tapes do not exist.

Global News Rescuers help people in flooded Kerala
Author: 0 Rescuers help people in flooded Kerala

At least 194 people have died in flooding in Kerala since torrential rains began on August 8, and 36 more are missing, according to Kerala's disaster management office. He has promised more helicopters, boats and other equipment needed to expand the rescue operation in the unfolding emergency. Many more people have been made homeless and are stranded in the floods.

Global News Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-8.2 quake hit at a depth of 560 kilometers (348 miles) and was located 280 kilometers (174 miles) northeast of Fiji's Ndoi Island (red pin). He added that landslides were reported in a national park where hundreds of hikers had been trapped after the first quake . A week before that quake another tremor surged through the island and killed 17.

Global News Vladimir Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Angela Merkel
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin dances at Austria wedding before meeting Angela Merkel

Putin later met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Mesberg, near Berlin . Putin stressing the priority should be helping Syrian refugees return to the country. "It's a work meeting from which no specific results are expected, but the number of problems we are preoccupied with - from Ukraine and Syria to the issue of economic cooperation - is so big that it is justified to be in a permanent dialogue".

Global News Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids
Author: 0 Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

Denver7 reported that the bodies of Christopher Watts' daughters were found dead in "mostly full" oil and gas tanks. "I love you so much and so grateful you hung around when I tried pushing you away in the beginning!" According to police, Christopher Watts , 33, murdered Bella , 4, Celeste , 3, and Shanann , 33, before leaving their bodies at an oil field near their house.

Global News Korean leaders Moon, Kim to meet in North
Author: 0 Korean leaders Moon, Kim to meet in North

No specific date has been set. Moon also said South Korea will aim to reconnect cross-border railroads and roads with the North by the end of the year , saying that would be the precursor to mutual prosperity on the peninsula. South Korea is increasingly pursuing its own diplomatic efforts with its neighbor as talks between the North Korea and the USA have stalled. The North has urged the United States to end the sanctions , saying it had made goodwill gestures, including a ...

Global News Rescue teams continue search for Italy bridge collapse survivors
Author: 0 Rescue teams continue search for Italy bridge collapse survivors

Autostrade operates many of Italy's toll highways, according to The Associated Press. "As soon as I turned the camera to record the rain, we heard a loud noise and the bridge collapsed ", he said . At least 26 people were killed when the collapse caused cars to plunge nearly 150ft, and the death toll is expected to rise further. Around 250 firefighters from all over Italy are still searching through the rubble for survivors, with concern that the death toll could still rise further.

Global News Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death
Author: 0 Judge Says A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

They face death penalty on charges. In his two hour ruling, which was widely anticipated to provide a verdict, the judge reportedly indicated it was possible that the women did not know they were using a deadly nerve agent. The Rodong Sinmun , the newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party, said in a commentary that inter-Korean relations can hardly move forward in the interests of the Korean people if sanctions pressure from foreign forces is blindly supported and followed by the South.

Global News Chinese plane crash in Manila may ground more flights
Author: 0 Chinese plane crash in Manila may ground more flights

Four people suffered "superficial scratches" as they evacuated the Boeing 737-800 jet, which had flown to the Philippine capital from Xiamen in southeast China, he added. The B737 aircraft veered off the runway around midnight into a grassy area, Apolonio said. The plane was still resting on its belly near the end of the airport's main runway on Friday, hours after the accident which occurred late on Thursday evening.

Global News Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48
Author: 0 Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48

Communication networks in Ghazni remained mostly down, and officials have been reticent, making any information hard to verify and fueling rumors of high tolls. About 20 percent of the population in Ghazni depend on the city water system, which has been down since the beginning of fighting. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid denied his group's involvement in the attack.

Global News Former DA Fired Amid Clergy Abuse Investigation
Author: 0 Former DA Fired Amid Clergy Abuse Investigation

Regarding authority in the church, he said, "Because only the pope has authority to discipline or remove bishops, we will assure that our measures will both respect that authority and protect the vulnerable from the abuse of ecclesial power".

Global News Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93
Author: 0 Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, veteran BJP leaders and Vajpayee's long-time associates L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were present at the funeral.

Global News Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan
Author: 0 Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan

Brennan , Clapper, Comey and the rest, including former assistant deputy attorney general and head of the the Department of Justice's Organized Crime Task Force, Bruce Ohr , need to be brought before a grand jury, indicted, tried convicted and sentenced to many years in the slammer! Still, Trump said Mueller should be allowed to finish a report on potential Russian Federation meddling in the election that Russian Federation has denied.

Global News Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt'
Author: 0 Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt'

The federal prosecutors handling the fraud case against Paul Manafort spent two weeks laying out their case before the jury. In the hyper-partisan atmosphere of U.S. He did not indicate he had inside knowledge of their deliberations. In a criminal case, a jury must find a defendant guilty "beyond a reasonable doubt ".

Global News Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM
Author: 0 Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as new PM

A former Member of Parliament from the Bhartiya Janta Party, the 54-year-old also expressed grief on the demise of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee . Khan is assured to win, following his party's victory in last month's general elections. Three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted from office in 2017 over corruption allegations.

Global News Trump's military parade 'won't go ahead this year'
Author: 0 Trump's military parade 'won't go ahead this year'

A Pentagon spokesman said Thursday that the parade originally was being planned for November 10, to honor veterans and to commemorate the centennial of World War I. But a U.S. official told AFP earlier Thursday the planning estimate had now gone as high as US$92 million, though no final figure has been reached.

Global News India’s Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died
Author: 0 India’s Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

But his critics considered him the leader of a fanatic movement - a movement partially rooted in European fascism - that sought power by stoking public fears of India's large Muslim minority. Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Haseena on behalf of her government and the people of Bangladesh expressed the sympathy and condolences to the government of India and family of ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee .

Global News Afghanistan: Gunmen attack spy training center in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghanistan: Gunmen attack spy training center in Kabul

The blast, which shattered weeks of relative calm in Kabul , also wounded at least 56, including both male and female students. Meanwhile, Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the attackers had fired rocket-propelled grenades as well as automatic rifles, and that security forces had held back from assaulting the building where the gunmen had taken position, Reuters reports.

Global News A ray of bipartisan good comes out of obscure senator's hate speech
Author: 0 A ray of bipartisan good comes out of obscure senator's hate speech

Claiming that Muslim Australians are unable to integrate, he said adherents of Islam " do not work and live on welfare ", and bring the threat of terrorism. " Fraser Anning should not only retract his comments last night but he should also immediately go and visit a Holocaust museum ... and hear first hand from survivors how raw the pain is and hear about and see the destruction and devastation caused by the Nazi killing machine", he told Australian media , according to The Guardian .

Global News Frederick, Colorado, Man Confesses To Killing Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters
Author: 0 Frederick, Colorado, Man Confesses To Killing Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters

Officials said they had a strong reason to believe they know where the bodies of the two girls are located. Before he left for work a few hours later, he took in a last view of his daughters on a baby monitor, he said. He said he became anxious when she did not reply to his text messages later in the morning. 'I came home and it was like I walked into a ghost town.

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