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Global News Almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Hurricane Maria, study finds
Author: 0 Almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico linked to Hurricane Maria, study finds

The report found that an estimated 2,975 deaths could be attributed directly or indirectly to Maria from the time it struck in September 2017 to mid-February of this year. Santos-Burgoa said the high death toll, ranking Maria among the worst natural disasters in USA history, was evidence that "we lack a culture of preparedness".

Global News Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban
Author: 0 Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban

District Judge Robert Lasnik this week, extended a temporary ban he ordered late last month. Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he'll make the plans available to anyone who wants them at any price. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia had sought an injunction to stop a settlement that the federal government reached with Wilson's Austin-based Defense Distributed.

Global News Federal judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Components of a 3D printed gun. A federal judge has temporarily extended an injunction against the public release of instructions for building plastic firearms using 3D-printers. Mr. Wilson agreed not to post more plans but sued the Obama administration to try to overturn the policy. Cody Wilson, the founder of the Texas non-profit Defense Distributed, said the decision violated his First Amendment rights .

Global News Chicago fire kills 8 in apartment building, including 6 children
Author: 0 Chicago fire kills 8 in apartment building, including 6 children

All victims were on the second floor of the two-story brick building with an attic, Langford said. They were at a sleep-over in an apartment in the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue when the fire broke out early Sunday morning . Santiago said no smoke detectors were found at the scene. Porod said she watched the news to see if anyone she knew had died or been hurt. "This is a tragedy beyond anything I ever dreamed of in my life", said Ramonita Reyes, who lost several grandchildren ...

Global News A guide to Floridas primary election
Author: 0 A guide to Floridas primary election

The moment President Donald Trump tweeted in late June that DeSantis "will be a Great Governor & has my full Endorsement! " the northeast Florida congressman overtook Putnam, a former congressman and state legislator long viewed as among the brightest lights in the Florida GOP .

Global News Saudi-led coalition accuses United Nations of bias in Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi-led coalition accuses United Nations of bias in Yemen

Experts also said freedom of speech has been severely restricted, and journalists have faced relentless harassment, threats and smear campaigns by the government and coalition forces. The UN investigators called on the worldwide community to stop that supply line, reports the Guardian . "Coalition air strikes have caused most of the documented civilian casualties", it said.

Global News Trump hosts evangelical leaders at the White House
Author: 0 Trump hosts evangelical leaders at the White House

We appreciate the price that you have paid to walk in the high calling. "The meeting with President Trump was fruitful. We are here to strengthen the support we have received as a country, especially with regards to our security and defense cooperation", President Kenyatta said.

Global News Trump says Google search results are ‘rigged’ against him, conservatives
Author: 0 Trump says Google search results are ‘rigged’ against him, conservatives

Trump tweeted . And in an ominous warning he suggested the company was acting illegally and vowed to take action to "address" this "very serious situation". It appears as though he might be referring to a story published over the weekend by right-wing media company PJ Media . The president has used the platform to accuse technology companies of political bias.

Global News Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to prison in Iran
Author: 0 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to prison in Iran

Her lawyer applied for a temporary extension on Saturday, according to her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, but she returned to jail earlier. The campaign posted a photo of Nazanin with her daughter with the caption: "Here is the moment she said goodbye to a distraught Gabriella".

Global News Prominent NFL player to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service
Author: 0 Prominent NFL player to take part in Sen. John McCain's funeral service

President Trump reversed course Monday, ending his conspicuous silence about the death of his political rival Sen. However, after widespread criticism came over USA media, the flags were again lowered on Monday afternoon as Trump made his first reference to McCain: "Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain's service to our country".

Global News Iran, Syria Sign Military Cooperation Deal
Author: 0 Iran, Syria Sign Military Cooperation Deal

Since Russia military intervened on Assad's behalf in 2015, the regime has regained much of the territory lost to rebels and jihadists in the early years of the war. Turkey has sought to delay any offensive, while Russian Federation has expressed growing impatience, accusing insurgents of targeting its forces from the province.

Global News Michael Cohen's Lawyer Says He
Author: 0 Michael Cohen's Lawyer Says He "Misspoke' Over Witnessing Trump Collusion"

We will update this story in the event they do. It turns out that a CNN story from July 26, 2018 claiming just that was supplied by Lanny Davis , the Clinton-associated lawyer for Michael Cohen , Trump's personal fixer - a man who just flipped on Trump to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, implicating Trump in campaign finance violations.

Author: 0 Trump, under pressure to honour McCain, orders flags to half-staff

John McCain , who died Saturday. John McCain , giving his respects while signing an order to fly the American flag at half-staff. When veterans' groups launched appeals for a more fitting salute to Mr. Speaking to reporters after writing in a book of condolences, US Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink said McCain was "a great leader and real hero" who helped normalize relations between the former enemies.

Global News Afghan ambassador to USA to assume NSA role
Author: 0 Afghan ambassador to USA to assume NSA role

Atmar resigned as national security adviser to President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday - he has not gone so quietly. The government of Afghanistan has confirmed the resignation of four top security officials including Hanif Atmar, national security adviser for President Ashraf Ghani and a close ally.

Global News 22 children killed by air strike in Yemen
Author: 0 22 children killed by air strike in Yemen

State media of the United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition, accused the Houthi rebels of launching the attack, killing one child and injuring dozens. Critics say the United States may be exposing itself to being held legally responsible for attacks on civilians in Yemen . Last year, the United Nations added the Saudi-UAE military coalition to a blacklist of child rights violators for causing the deaths and injuries of hundreds of children in Yemen .

Global News US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain dies after brain tumour battle

After McCain died on Saturday , the flags at the White House were lowered to half staff. President Donald Trump on Monday issued a formal statement honoring the late Sen. During his presidency, Trump repeatedly criticized McCain for torpedoing the "skinny" Obamacare repeal, and McCain ripped him for his foreign policy, particularly what he called a "disgraceful" summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin last month.

Global News John McCain, senator and war hero, dies at 81
Author: 0 John McCain, senator and war hero, dies at 81

Trump says on Twitter , "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" John McCain , bottom right, poses with his U.S. Navy squadron in 1965. McCain spent more than three decades in Congress and ran for president twice. "Before his death, he served the United States faithfully for over sixty years", - said in a family statement . The group noted that Trump issued presidential proclamations commemorating the deaths of first lady Barbara Bush and pastor Billy Graham.

Global News Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister
Author: 0 Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister

She says, "Today I advised the prime minister that I will be resigning from my Cabinet position as minister for foreign affairs". His decision to leave means the Liberal party will now need to pre-select a replacement to contest the seat as soon as October 6.

Global News Tabloid exec granted immunity in Trump hush-money probe
Author: 0 Tabloid exec granted immunity in Trump hush-money probe

Rudy Giuliani , a lawyer for the president, has said the payment to McDougal and a $130,000 payment to adult-film performer Stormy Daniels were a personal matter and were not subject to campaign finance law. Donald Trump Jr . found the whole thing odd. The probe into Cohen was triggered in part by a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller , who separately is looking into possible Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.

Global News White House flags back at full-staff after McCain death
Author: 0 White House flags back at full-staff after McCain death

After Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July, in which Trump did not endorse U.S. intelligence findings on Russian election meddling over Putin's denial, McCain said: "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naivete, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate".

Global News Seoul may delay opening North Korea office
Author: 0 Seoul may delay opening North Korea office

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to leave Sunday for another trip to North Korea but that meeting was abruptly canceled Friday. Trump's decision to postpone Pompeo's visit came just days after the United Nations nuclear watchdog reported it had not found any indication that North Korea had stopped its nuclear activities.

Global News Iran to open lawsuit against Washington's sanctions at UN's top court
Author: 0 Iran to open lawsuit against Washington's sanctions at UN's top court

At Monday's hearings, Tehran asked judges to urgently order a suspension of the sanctions while the case challenging their legality is being heard - a process that can take years. Back in June, Mohammad Moheb-khodaei, a senior Iranian tourism official, said: "The number of travelers from European countries cut by 24 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21) from a year earlier".

Global News John McCain, Republican Senator and Vietnam Hero, Dies
Author: 0 John McCain, Republican Senator and Vietnam Hero, Dies

McCain was a prominent critic of President Donald Trump . Sen. John McCain's former Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death , as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former U.S. Sarah Palin, whom McCain plucked from obscurity to become his 2008 White House running mate, described him as "a fighter, never afraid to stand for his beliefs".

Global News Trump misstates approval rating in latest poll
Author: 0 Trump misstates approval rating in latest poll

Weisselberg has worked for Trump for decades and now runs the company along with Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump . "And they're looking very, very hard", Dershowitz said . David Pecker , who runs the National Enquirer and is a long-time pal of Trump , was granted immunity in the federal investigation into Michael Cohen in exchange for information on hush money deals.

Global News Myanmar Army Chief Must Be Prosecuted For Rohingya
Author: 0 Myanmar Army Chief Must Be Prosecuted For Rohingya "Genocide": UN Probe

The fact-finding mission named a half-dozen "alleged perpetrators", among them some of the most senior members of the Myanmar military, including commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing. The U.N. panel, set up a year ago, interviewed 875 victims and witnesses in Bangladesh and other countries, and analyzed documents , videos, photographs and satellite images.

Global News Russia, Turkey to discuss sifting terrorists from civilians in Syria's Idlib
Author: 0 Russia, Turkey to discuss sifting terrorists from civilians in Syria's Idlib

During the talks, Bolton also rejected a Russian proposal for Washington to suspend oil sanctions on Iran as part of a broader settlement in Syria, Bloomberg reported. -Russian talks in Geneva also addressed topics including the possible removal of American troops from a military base on the Syria-Iraq border, or their cooperation with Russian forces nearby, according to the people familiar with the talks.

Author: 0 Trump rejected praise for McCain's heroism

John McCain (R-AZ), he instead wrote a tweet conveying only his sympathy to the McCain family. Critics on Saturday blasted for president for the seemingly superficial nature of his words for McCain. White House aides said it is unclear whether Trump will go to Capitol Hill, where McCain is to lie in state on Friday. Not many in Kenya, however, knew what a dignified human being Mr McCain , who was making a second stab at the White House race having lost to George W.

Global News US Senator John McCain dies aged 81
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

McCain died on Saturday afternoon, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment. Born into a storied Navy family, he spent his entire life in service to his country, including 22 years in the Navy, five and a half of which were spent under the boots of North Vietnamese communists in a Hanoi prison.

Global News Trump cancels Pompeo North Korea trip, citing China trade
Author: 0 Trump cancels Pompeo North Korea trip, citing China trade

Numerous media reports citing US intelligence estimates say the nation continues work on ballistic missile and nuclear weapons development. He also said that he and Biegun will travel to Pyongyang next week "to make further diplomatic progress towards our objective".

Global News WestJet cancels Hawaii flights due to Hurricane Lane
Author: 0 WestJet cancels Hawaii flights due to Hurricane Lane

Flooding hit parts of Hawaii's Big Island Thursday as residents of Hawaii's other islands prepared for the slow-moving Hurricane Lane to bring strong winds and heavy rains. Governor David Ige has urged residents to set aside a 14-day supply of water, food and medicine. As flooding hit the Big Island, brush fires broke out in areas of Maui and Oahu susceptible to flames.

Global News Iowa college student died of 'sharp force injuries,' autopsy finds
Author: 0 Iowa college student died of 'sharp force injuries,' autopsy finds

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation to require the detention of illegal immigrants who have harmed other people . "This was shocking to us". "She was killed by a awful person that came in from Mexico, illegally here", the US President said. A jury previous year cleared the immigrant of murder and manslaughter charges, and Trump railed against the decision.

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