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Global News Warren's DNA test renews scrutiny of long history claiming Native-American heritage
Author: 0 Warren's DNA test renews scrutiny of long history claiming Native-American heritage

But the results showing only a trace presence of Native-American lineage swiftly revived scrutiny of how she may have used that backstory in her professional pursuits. While Ms. Warren has "verified" she is 1/32 Native American through a DNA test what does it do for the larger cause? Chaffetz said most of the reactions to his post were sympathetic to his intended criticism of Warren.

Global News Italy's Populist Budget to Land in Brussels With EU in Bind
Author: 0 Italy's Populist Budget to Land in Brussels With EU in Bind

The budget, Italian worries the euro zone that the debt of Rome (131% of GDP) after Greece's debt ratio is the highest among the 19 countries that have adopted the single currency. One of the key forecasts in the budget is that Italy's high debt to GDP ratio, of around 130 percent now, will decline to 126.7 percent of GDP in 2021.

Global News At least 50 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab
Author: 0 At least 50 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Sub Divisional Magistrate Amritsar I Rajesh Sharma said 50 bodies have been found and at least 50 injured have been admitted to a government hospital. Former cabinet minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia has demanded dismissal of Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu .

Global News Turkish-Saudi team arrive to search consulate where journalist disappeared
Author: 0 Turkish-Saudi team arrive to search consulate where journalist disappeared

Turkish officials believe Khashoggi, a sharp critic of the Saudi Arabian government, was killed last week inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. His disappearance has sparked a worldwide outcry. Mr Trump said he impressed upon the king that Khashoggi's disappearance would be fully investigated. Saudia Arabia is allegedly lining up a takeover bid for Manchester United as the kingdom faces worldwide scrutiny over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist.

Global News Twitter releases enormous datasets of Russian tweets for data scientists
Author: 0 Twitter releases enormous datasets of Russian tweets for data scientists

Nimmo pointed to the blast of social media activity after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine, which global investigators blamed on Russian Federation. Twitter has published data on information operations from Russian Federation and Iran since 2016. It consisted of about a million tweets from 770 accounts that mainly attempted to get Twitter users to go to websites that hosted pro-Iran, anti-Israel or anti-U.S.

Global News Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use
Author: 0 Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use

At least 111 pot shops were expected to open Wednesday across the nation of 37 million people, with many more to come, according to an Associated Press survey of the provinces. Four of the largest licensed producers had indicated to BC earlier this month they would not ship their full product commitment in time for the launch of online sales and the province's lone store, she added.

Global News No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue
Author: 0 No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described finding a solution as "squaring the circle". Wednesday's Brexit summit dinner in Brussels was supposed to be the "moment of truth" when states gave the green light for Brexit, say Daniel Boffey and Jennifer Rankin in the Guardian .

Global News Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accused Indian intelligence RAW of assassinating him
Author: 0 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena accused Indian intelligence RAW of assassinating him

While Wickremesinghe insisted that it should be developed through Indian investment, Sirisena asserted that the Sri Lankan government should be the one to take it up. But what President Sirisena initially said has become the subject of much speculation in Sri Lanka. "He mentioned that the mischevous and malafide reports were utterly baseless and false, and seemed meant to create misunderstanding between the two leaders as well as damage the cordial relations between the two friendly ...

Global News Saudi Arabia Ready to Admit Khashoggi Killed in an 'Interrogation Gone Wrong'
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Ready to Admit Khashoggi Killed in an 'Interrogation Gone Wrong'

Saudi Arabia's top diplomat in Istanbul has reportedly left Turkey, hours after it was announced his official residence would be searched in connection with a journalist's disappearance. The UN human rights chief called Tuesday for the lifting of the immunity of officials who might be involved in Khashoggi's disappearance. Turkish officials have not said if any significant evidence was found.

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Author: 0 "He's My Kind Of Guy": Trump Praises Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter

Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault after an altercation with Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs . Gianforte admitted Jacobs had done nothing wrong. "I know Montana pretty well, I think it might help him.' And it did". Mr Gianforte, who attended the rally with the President, is up for re-election in November and faces former state legislator Kathleen Williams.

Global News Shocking video shows moment woman abandons toddler on stranger's doorstep
Author: 0 Shocking video shows moment woman abandons toddler on stranger's doorstep

She flees, jumps into a vehicle and drives off, leaving the boy standing at the door. The owner of the home found the two-year-old boy standing on her stoop and called 911. The woman seen in the surveillance video dropped the little boy off at the wrong home. Spencer, who is a father, said the video was disturbing to watch.

Global News Theresa May considers longer transition to break Brexit deadlock, sources say
Author: 0 Theresa May considers longer transition to break Brexit deadlock, sources say

Latest Brexit talks have seen a proposal for an "option" for the United Kingdom to extend its transition period out of the bloc beyond December 2020. Anthony Wells, director of political research for YouGov, told the Evening Standard: "The slow trend of public opinion moving against Brexit we've seen over the a year ago appears to be continuing".

Global News Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization
Author: 0 Things That Are Still Illegal in Canada Despite Marijuana Legalization

He and his friend Alex Lacrosse were smoking a joint when two police officers walked by. It is unclear if police will crack down on them immediately, or if they will turn a blind eye. Canadians can also order marijuana products through websites run by provinces or private retailers and have it delivered to their home by mail. At 12:07 a.m., the Alberta Liquor and Gaming Commission tweeted: "You like us!" Our website is experiencing some heavy traffic.

Author: 0 Trump threatens to close southern United States border over caravan of migrants

President Trump said on Twitter that he will do everything in his power to put a stop to the caravan of thousands of migrants on their way to the Southern border, including using military power, if Mexico doesn't stop them. Mr Trump, who has sought to curtail immigration and build a border wall on the Mexican border, this week threatened to halt aid if Central American governments did not act.

Global News Top Afghan police chief killed in Kandahar shooting
Author: 0 Top Afghan police chief killed in Kandahar shooting

Raziq was killed in the attack, while two USA citizens and several top Afghan official, including the governor, were wounded, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. In addition to Raziq, intelligence chief Abdul Momin was also killed in the attack, Glasse reports, citing Kandahar's deputy governor Agha Lala Dastageri.

Global News Recorded hate crime increases by 17%
Author: 0 Recorded hate crime increases by 17%

It forms part of a refreshed strategy aimed at improving the response to hate crimes and incidents, which are defined as those perceived to be motivated by hostility or prejudice based on a personal characteristic. Taxi drivers and door staff will be given guidance on spotting hate crime under a new Government clampdown. Police in Surrey have reported an increase in the reporting of learning disability-related hate crime, after officers completed a course created to help them work with ...

Global News Authorities release names of missing teen's deceased parents
Author: 0 Authorities release names of missing teen's deceased parents

Department and Sheriff's Department are all working on processing the 911 audio. The Barron Area School District said there would be an increased police presence at all of its buildings because of the case. "At the end of the day, I want a 13-year-old here safe and sound", Fitzgerald said at a news conference. "We're considering her missing and endangered", said Fitzgerald.

Global News Arab leaders stand by Saudi Arabia after journalist's disappearance
Author: 0 Arab leaders stand by Saudi Arabia after journalist's disappearance

Saudi Arabia is considering an admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, United States media reported yesterday. And frankly the fact that it's a reporter you could say in many respects it. brings it to a level. Britain, Germany and France have jointly called for a "credible investigation, ' Egypt has backed Saudi Arabia and warned of "false claims" against its ally and Australia's foreign minister has said she is 'deeply concerned".

Global News Jayme Closs Parents: Cause of Death Released
Author: 0 Jayme Closs Parents: Cause of Death Released

Fitzgerald has said Jayme is not a suspect and he again pleaded with the public for any tips on her whereabouts. Robert Naiberg said that nothing seemed amiss at the gathering, and that Jayme was "quiet as always". "Some of it from that 911 call and some of it is still part of the active investigation and we're not able to comment on why we believe that", said Fitzgerald.

Global News Student allegedly baked grandparent's ashes into cookies for class
Author: 0 Student allegedly baked grandparent's ashes into cookies for class

The supposedly ash-laden sugar cookies were handed out to nine students, police said, but they were unsure of how many students were involved in distributing them. The Davis Joint Union School District later issued a statement , saying it couldn't comment on confidential student matters. Police are looking into reports that two students had cooked up the morbid prank, but Lt Doroshov said he is not sure what charges, if any, the culprits would face.

Global News Drug-impaired driving concerns as Canada legalises cannabis
Author: 0 Drug-impaired driving concerns as Canada legalises cannabis

Kennedy said it simply shows the demand for a cannabis stock that's regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission and reports its financials using US generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP. In the Saskatoon area, customers will be able purchase product from Jimmy's Cannabis in Martensville. However, one critical aspect to note is that the cannabis-based spray is made with MCT (medium chain triglyceride) oil, which reacts chemically with latex - the substance from which most ...

Global News Brexit: Expectations stay low as May heads to Brussels
Author: 0 Brexit: Expectations stay low as May heads to Brussels

Meeting Juncker was the first of several one-on-one meetings on May's schedule before she addressed her 27 European Union counterparts on bringing the negotiations over Britain's departure to completion. That is the problem". That means leaders will only decide whether enough progress is being made to hold an emergency summit in November or whether a deal will have to wait until the European Council in December.

Global News OIC warns Australia over Jerusalem embassy move
Author: 0 OIC warns Australia over Jerusalem embassy move

This claim has prompted debates in Australia and overseas, as the status of Jerusalem has been one of the key stumbling stones for negotiating a Palestinian-Israeli peace deal. Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Australia is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

Global News PH ranked 5th best economy in Southeast Asia
Author: 0 PH ranked 5th best economy in Southeast Asia

Nigeria with an overall score of 47.6 out of a total score of 100 placed 115th out of 140 countries analysed in the GCI report. The Philippines was strongest in market size (32nd), labor market (36th), financial system (39th) and business dynamism (39th).

Global News Baby stabbed then baked in oven at MS home
Author: 0 Baby stabbed then baked in oven at MS home

Officials will work to determine if the toddler was dead before or after being placed in the oven, according to WTVA . Jones is charged with first-degree murder and is being held on a $500,000 bond. "The hardest part.is to see a child victim". 'Dark days such as these can only be brightened when justice is served'. "I've been from St. Louis to here and some of the most horrific scenes that I've seen in law enforcement involve children", Williams said.

Global News Aussie government blames admin error for okay to be white vote
Author: 0 Aussie government blames admin error for okay to be white vote

Embarrassed government senators have been forced into a humiliating backdown after originally voting for a motion declaring "it's OK to be white". Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion and his cabinet colleagues Michaelia Cash, Simon Birmingham, Mitch Fifield, Matt Canavan and Bridget McKenzie all voted in favour.

Global News Indian Minister Resigns to Contest #MeToo Allegations in Court
Author: 0 Indian Minister Resigns to Contest #MeToo Allegations in Court

It is a sad commentary on our respect for the rule of law that the newspaper organisations concerned had not put in place mechanisms to implement the Vishakha Guidelines, which would have provided an avenue for redressal to women who felt they were the victims of sexual harassment.

Global News SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case
Author: 0 SoCal Asians Do Not Agree About Harvard's Affirmative Action Case

A group of supporters who also support U.S. President Donald Trump attend the "Rally for the American Dream - Equal Education Rights for All", ahead of the start of the trial in a lawsuit accusing Harvard University of discriminating against Asian-American applicants, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., October 14, 2018.

Global News North & South Korea hold high-level talks
Author: 0 North & South Korea hold high-level talks

Command's military armistice committee, reviewed the ongoing demining operations at the Joint Security Area and further plans to demilitarize the zone. In the audit, the South Korean ambassador to the USA admitted that he had received a complaint from Washington that Seoul was "moving too quickly" in rapprochement with the North, which can not be forced to give up its nuclear weapons if sanctions are undermined.

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