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Global News China warns US to withdraw sanctions on military
Author: 0 China warns US to withdraw sanctions on military

The expansion of the Russian blacklist also represents an endorsement of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 vote by the special counsel Robert Mueller , which Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced as a "witch-hunt". The Trump administration is pursuing strategies to clamp down on China and faces growing pressure to respond strongly to USA intelligence agency reports that Russian Federation is continuing to meddle in US politics.

Global News Woman stabbed to death on evening jog one week after engagement
Author: 0 Woman stabbed to death on evening jog one week after engagement

During the run, she was stabbed several times in the neck but was able to make her way into a nearby Chinese food restaurant, police said . "You'd think running on lit streets, you would be safe, but that's mind-boggling", one woman said. The Metropolitan Police Department offers $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of someone responsible for a homicide in D.C.

Author: 0 Theresa May to issue Brexit update after Salzburg rejected Chequers plan

Tusk and other European Union officials emphasized the clock on reaching a compromise is ticking, citing a hard deadline of October 17-18, when the next formal European Union summit is scheduled in Brussels. Emmanuel Macron was a key figure in the decision to push back. But he said European Union leaders had agreed that the proposals needed to be redrawn: "The suggested framework for economic co-operation will not work, not least because it is undermining the single market".

Global News 3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care
Author: 0 3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care

The injured infants included two boys and a girl, police said. The ages of two children, a boy and a girl, remains unknown but police say the girl is in a serious condition. It's unclear whether it was a legal child care facility. She was taken to hospital in police custody, and is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Global News Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star set to come home
Author: 0 Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star set to come home

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi has been arrested just moments after he landed at Entebbe International Airport. They are Henry Lubulwa of Uganda Radio Network, Joel Senyonyi of NTV, Diana Kibuuka of CBS FM, Moses Kyeyune and Sirajj Kiberu of KTV, Eve Muggaga of Daily Monitor , Charles Katabalwa of Radio Sapeintia, and Lubwama Johnson of state-owned New Vision .

Global News Over 200 feared dead as ferry capsizes in Tanzania
Author: 0 Over 200 feared dead as ferry capsizes in Tanzania

Thirty-seven people were rescued after the sinking on Thursday afternoon, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told The Associated Press. The number was put at 42 on Thursday. In 1996, a ferry tragedy in the same area of Lake Victoria killed at least 500 people. The year before, nearly 200 people died in another major incident off the coast of Zanzibar.

Global News Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying
Author: 0 Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

In a letter sent to the committee on Thursday, Kavanaugh said he looked forward to the Monday hearing, adding that he wanted one "as soon as possible, so that I can clear my name". President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to the bench. Ford's lawyers had said on Tuesday she would testify only if the FBI first investigated her allegation.

Global News Second shark attack in Whitsundays in 24 hours
Author: 0 Second shark attack in Whitsundays in 24 hours

By the time she was pulled from the water, she was rapidly losing blood. 'Justine is a fighter, a fit, resilient woman who is an outstanding leader in the aged and disability care sectors, ' he said. She remains in a critical condition. The Whitsundays is an island know for its glistening beaches, turquoise waters and colourful reefs on the coast of Queensland , making the area extremely popular with tourists.

Global News Trump Defends Supreme Court Nominee as Accuser Faces Deadline
Author: 0 Trump Defends Supreme Court Nominee as Accuser Faces Deadline

Susan Collins has suggested she will vote for Kavanaugh unless Ford testifies. Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has scheduled a hearing for Monday morning, and he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have indicated Monday would be Ford's only chance to make her case.

Global News Former FBI official Andrew McCabe has book deal
Author: 0 Former FBI official Andrew McCabe has book deal

His communications were monitored for almost a year starting in October 2016. Trump also ordered the public release of texts messages sent by former FBI Director James Comey , former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, as well as Justice Department official Bruce Ohr.

Global News Doctor, girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women
Author: 0 Doctor, girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women

However, police are investigating whether he assaulted his patients. "We've all heard of a wolf in sheep's clothing", Orange County DA Tony Rackauckas told reporters Tuesday. The district attorney said the couple looked like "clean-cut, good-looking people ", but colluded to seduce and assault women they met at bars and local festivals.

Global News Donald Trump urged Spain to build a wall along the Sahara desert
Author: 0 Donald Trump urged Spain to build a wall along the Sahara desert

It would be similar to Trump's planned wall across the US-Mexico border to stop illegal immigration. The Mexico-US border is in fact 1,954 miles (3,145km) long. president at a lunch event in Madrid this week. Borrell had accompanied Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House in June. Spain has no sovereignty over the Sahara, but it does possess two small enclaves on the north African coast, Ceuta and Melilla, separated from Morocco by controversial wire fences.

Author: 0 Moon Addresses Audience at Mass Games in N.Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un yesterday announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang that included a promise by Kim to permanently dismantle the North's main nuclear complex if the U.S.

Global News Wisconsin shooter dead after being shot by police
Author: 0 Wisconsin shooter dead after being shot by police

Police are planning an update later Wednesday afternoon. Middleton Police are leading the investigation. City Administrator Mike Davis says the suspected shooter was also injured. She said she knew one co-worker had been grazed by a bullet but was OK. Police haven't released details but numerous ambulances are at the scene. "You just wonder, 'Do you hide or do you run?'" she said.

Global News Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss
Author: 0 Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss

Michael Aliperti, of Huntington, was arrested at his home around 1:40 a.m. The man, who lives in NY, was arrested by officers on Tuesday after allegedly sending threatening voice messages on his Xbox to the boy. 'We took this as a school threat, ' Cameron said. "That was done out of an abundance of caution". Upon his arrest, Aliperti was charged with two misdemeanor crimes: aggravated harassment and acting in a manner injurious to a child.

Author: 0 Woman accusing Kavanaugh of assault wants FBI investigation

Ford described'. Ford has said Kavanaugh pinned her down and tried to take her clothes off while another boy, identified as Mark Judge, watched. Christine Blasey Ford is alleging that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when the two were in high school in the 1980s.

Global News Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee

She says she escaped when Judge jumped on the bed. Characterizing King's account as "additional evidence" that Ford is "telling the truth about having been sexually assaulted by Brett Kavanaugh ", Rep. Ford says a drunken Kavanaugh assaulted her decades ago when they were teenagers. Ford's allegations appear to be misdemeanors that would be beyond the statute of limitations under Maryland law, said Randolph Rice, a Baltimore-based attorney who specializes in sex crimes.

Global News United States envoy to UN accuses Russian Federation of violating NK sanctions
Author: 0 United States envoy to UN accuses Russian Federation of violating NK sanctions

Russian Federation and China then blocked the United Nations from imposing sanctions on Russia-based entities and vessels sanctioned a week earlier by the U.S. The report had been submitted to the Security Council in August, but it has been amended and not yet published. Tokyo's Ambassador also said the Japanese Government shares Washington's assessment that North Korea has breached the UN's yearly cap oil products as outlined by Resolution 2397 and called on member states to cease all ...

Global News Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh says incident described by accuser
Author: 0 Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh says incident described by accuser "completely false"

Official Washington was scrambling Monday to assess Kavanaugh's prospects after his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , revealed her identity to The Washington Post and described an encounter she believes was attempted rape. Katz declined to tell NBC whether her client believes Kavanaugh's nomination should be withdrawn from consideration. During a 10-minute phone call with Sen.

Global News Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison in Utah
Author: 0 Woman who helped kidnap Elizabeth Smart released from prison in Utah

Mitchell raped Smart nearly daily during nine months of captivity, which included a journey to California and back to Utah. In June, Smart urged the parole board not to grant the woman's release by saying she still carried a book which contains revelations her husband said he received from God telling him to keep Smart.

Global News Reporter mocked for 'Oscar-worthy' Hurricane Florence broadcast
Author: 0 Reporter mocked for 'Oscar-worthy' Hurricane Florence broadcast

Forecasters warned that drenching rains of up to 3 feet (approximately 1 metre) as the 90mph (145km/h) storm crawls westward across North and SC could trigger epic flooding well inland over the next few days. Weather Channel reporter Mike Seidel is now going viral but not the way he would have liked it. "This is about as nasty as it's been", he says in the clip.

Global News Boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries
Author: 0 Boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries

Strawberry prices have already dropped around the country, with prices in Western Australia now below the cost of production, according to Australian media. Perpetrators, including copycats and consumers falsely claiming a discovery, could face up to 10 years in jail for food contamination. He has called on parliament to raise the sentence for those caught contaminating fruit from 10 to 15 years in jail.

Global News Indian cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence
Author: 0 Indian cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence

On August 9, the Union Cabinet had approved three amendments to the "Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill" which has been cleared by Lok Sabha and pending approval of Rajya Sabha. The bill allows the victim to approach a magistrate to seek "subsistence allowance" for herself and minor children. "The rationale.is that this is a private dispute between wife and husband so wife must be heard", Prasad said.

Author: 0 Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation should not probe allegations against top court pick

Christine Blasey Ford alleges that Kavanaugh assaulted her when they were teenagers at a high school party, she says Judge was the only other person in the room. "I don't know if pinning someone down and putting a hand over their mouth would fall into that category of mistake", Scaramella said. "As one of the CA Capitol women who helped elevate the issue I can attest to Kevin's lack of action", tweeted Alicia Lewis, a Sacramento lobbyist.

Global News Two Koreas sign joint agreement after leaders' one-on-one summit
Author: 0 Two Koreas sign joint agreement after leaders' one-on-one summit

Pyongyang says it has destroyed its main nuclear and missile engine test site, and has halted atomic and ballistic missile tests, but USA officials and analysts believe it is continuing to work on its weapons plans clandestinely. The so-called "Agreement on the Implementation of the Historic Panmunjom Declaration in the Military Domain" was signed by Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo and North Korean Minister of the People's Armed Forces No Kwang Chol in Pyongyang.

Global News NAB decides to challenge suspension of Sharifs' jail terms
Author: 0 NAB decides to challenge suspension of Sharifs' jail terms

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the sentences of the former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt Safdar. Meanwhile, Khawaja Haris - the lead defence counsel - said that since the NAB law relates to foreign properties, the stance taken by NAB is without any legal force.

Global News Typhoon Mangkhut insured losses in Hong Kong could reach $1bn
Author: 0 Typhoon Mangkhut insured losses in Hong Kong could reach $1bn

Dozens of residents sought shelter during the storm on Saturday despite warning it was risky. "As the barge was sinking, they made a decision to abandon ship", he said. The highest number of casualties was reported from the mining town of Itogon in Benguet province. On Monday, Mangkhut was still affecting southern China's coast and the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan, and rain and strong winds were expected to continue through today.

Global News Viral video of Venezuelan president with Turkish celebrity chef sparks outrage
Author: 0 Viral video of Venezuelan president with Turkish celebrity chef sparks outrage

President Nicolás Maduro was seen dining with his wife on Monday at an Istanbul branch of Nusr Et, the global chain of restaurants owned by the Turkish chef Nusret Gokce, also known as " Salt Bae ". "We are taking the first steps into a new economic era", he said, as cited by AP news agency. Republican Senator Rubio has spoken out against Mr Maduro in the past and was highly critical of both he and Mr Gokce in a series of tweets in reaction to the videos, which were later taken down.

Global News Cooper Says North Carolina Death Toll From Florence Reaches 26
Author: 0 Cooper Says North Carolina Death Toll From Florence Reaches 26

So far, there have been 17 confirmed deaths in North Carolina due to the storm . The rain finally stopped and the sun peeked through, but North Carolina Gov. Waterways were expected to keep rising on Tuesday in places like Fayetteville, North Carolina, a city of 200,000 in the southern part of the state, according to the weather service, hampering efforts to restore power, clear roads and return to homes.

Global News FEMA chief: Too much blame around on Puerto Rico deaths
Author: 0 FEMA chief: Too much blame around on Puerto Rico deaths

Ocasio-Cortez's comments come after President Donald Trump last week denied that almost 3,000 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico . "And what happens is, even in [Hurricane Florence] you might see more deaths indirectly as time goes on because people have heart attacks due to stress, they fall off their house trying to fix their roof, they die in auto crashes because they went through an intersection where the stop lights weren't working".

Global News North Korea's Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul

In this image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pose after signing documents in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Sept. At the start of their meeting Tuesday, Kim thanked Moon for brokering the June summit with Trump. The two Koreas will continue to jointly take part in global sporting events, including the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games, the leaders said in their Pyongyang declaration.

Global News U.S. to slash refugee admissions to historic low of 30,000, Pompeo confirms
Author: 0 U.S. to slash refugee admissions to historic low of 30,000, Pompeo confirms

Only in 1977 did the US admit fewer refugees , although this is not the first time an administration has come in below its cap. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement publicly, adding that this year the USA will also be inundated with more than 280,000 asylum seekers, who are immigrants who come to the U.S.to claim protection rather than applying for resettlement from overseas.

Global News EU's Barnier says talks on Brexit going ahead
Author: 0 EU's Barnier says talks on Brexit going ahead

The Prime Minister is expected to brief the other 27 leaders on proposals over dinner and they will then have a separate discussion on Thursday after she has left. " Labour has said that our immigration policy needs to be based on our economic needs, while meeting our legal obligations and treating people fairly", she said.

Global News Schiff: Trump Declassifying DOJ Materials 'A Clear Abuse Of Power'
Author: 0 Schiff: Trump Declassifying DOJ Materials 'A Clear Abuse Of Power'

Brennan said he thinks the action is causing concern among law enforcement and intelligence officials, as Trump is "trying to continue to find ways to get himself out of the mess that he is now in". Trump also ordered the department to declassify interviews with current DOJ official Bruce Ohr. The declassification decision and order for public release of the documents was quickly praised by Trump allies in Congress and attacked by Democrats.

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