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Yorkdale Mall Shooting Reported In Toronto


He said he helped them off the floor and they ran into a store until police told them they could leave. "I started yelling at them, 'Why are you running?'" she recalled in the parking lot afterward. Police said Thursday evening that they are helping store employees re-enter the mall so that they can retrieve belongings and close their stores. "Yorkdale is secure and we are cooperating with police to safely evacuate the centre". Read More »

‘No panic’ over Trump threat to leave, says WTO chief


So leaving the organization would be a blow to the organization. Mr Trump is demanding Beijing improve access and protection for United States companies and intellectual property. Trump has already disrupted global trade by imposing tariffs on partners like the European Union, Mexico, Canada, and China , and pulling the United States out of the WTO could cause further uncertainty. Read More »

India arrests rights activists over links to Maoists, stokes outrage


The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Pune police to keep the five accused activists under house arrest till September 5, in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence. The BJP government, he said, is "desperately trying to protect the culprits of Koregaon-Bhima violence by harassing civil and human rights activists". Read More »

Judge rules couple must turn over money raised for homeless man

The lawsuit aims to retrieve funds owed to Bobbitts, who is now back living on the streets and begging for cash. Homeless man Johnny Bobbitt gave stranded motorist Kate McClure his last $20 last fall. He's seeking undisclosed damages, and his lawyers want a judge to appoint someone to oversee the account. What does the couple say? But McClure and D'Amico said that Bobbitt had begun to spend the money on drugs, and chose to withhold some of it for his benefit. Read More »

No evidence Clinton server hacked despite Pres. Trump tweet


The president's posts appeared to stem back to news reports this week in which unnamed sources briefed on the matter said a Chinese company embedded a code in Clinton's private email server that instantly forwarded all emails. A bombshell report from the Daily Caller is raising eyebrows throughout Washington this week; claiming a Chinese-backed company "hacked" Hillary's email server and received almost every message in "real time". Read More »

Who is Bruce Ohr, whose name keeps appearing in Trump’s tweets?


At the time of the 2016 presidential election, he was a high-ranking official in the deputy attorney general's office. President Trump and his supporters have pointed to the Ohrs as evidence that there was an improper connection between Hillary Clinton's opposition research and the Justice Department. Read More »

Trump Quietly Unblocks More Critics on Twitter


This comes after a US judge ruled President Trump's Twitter account is a public forum and blocking users violates their right to free speech. In June, he unblocked seven of the plantiffs named in the original lawsuit over his Twitter practices. Read More »

Sessions is safe - at least until November elections, Trump says


Trump claimed he only appointed Sessions, a key member of his campaign, because he "felt loyalty" and blamed the attorney general for failing to crack down on "corruption" at the Justice Department. Speaking later at a rally in Evansville, Indiana, Trump suggested that the leadership of the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation were biased against Republicans and that "people are angry". Read More »

Trump administration backs Asian-Americans in Harvard case


In a statement of interest , the department supported the claims of the plaintiffs, a group of Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard. According to Harvard's website, 22 percent of the Class of 2021 is Asian-American, while the US Asian-American population as a whole is 5.6 percent. Read More »

Why Aren’t All State Flags Flying At Half-Staff For Senator McCain?


Biden says they were both "cock-eyed optimists". Only a handful of Americans have lain in state or honor at the U.S. Capitol since the Rotunda was completed in 1824. Former presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush are expected to speak at a ceremony for McCain in Washington on Saturday, but President Trump was not invited to participate. Read More »

Israel Destroys Family Home of Killed Palestinian Teenager


The United States earlier this year cut its aid to UNWRA to $60 million from a promised $350 million for the year. According to the above mentioned procedure, any deal in the West Bank with the consent of the Civil Administration and without its objection is valid, even if it takes place on private Palestinian land. Read More »

Bound Greyhound bus in deadly crash along New Mexico freeway


CBS News reports that the bus was carrying 49 passengers and was headed from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Phoenix, Arizona. The collision happened on Interstate 40 in New Mexico, near the Arizona border. Christopher Jones said he got to the accident site just after the crash. It forced the closure of westbound lanes of the interstate and traffic was backing up as travelers were diverted. Read More »

Texas jury finds ex-officer guilty in death of Jordan Edwards


The jury had deliberated for two days before returning the rare conviction of a police officer in a high-profile shooting . So far, defense attorneys for Oliver have called two apartment managers, a fellow police officer, and a soccer player the former officer mentored, to testify on his behalf. Read More »

David Pecker exits Postmedia board following Cohen controversy

The New York Times reports that President TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo, Nixon exchange blows in tense primary debate Trump tried to convince GOP senators to turn on Sessions: report Trump discussed preparing for impeachment proceedings with his legal team: report MORE at one point planned to purchase the rights to all of the negative stories about him that the National Enquirer had purchased and never published. Read More »

Dutch politician cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest


In a published statement he said he would never personally stop his campaign against Islam but the risk to innocents, and of attacks on the Netherlands, stemming from the proposed contest were too great. Wilders announced his contest in June, inspired by comments to his posts on social media. According to Guardian, there are already 200 entries for the competition, and the victor will receive prize money of United States dollars 10,000. Read More »

Russian Federation to hold biggest military drills since Cold War


Mr. Shoigu compared the Vostok-2018 war games to a Soviet maneuver in 1981 named Zapad-81 (West-81), which involved a pretend attack on. Chinese and Mongolian forces will also participate. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Vostok-2018 drills were justified given "aggressive and unfriendly" attitudes towards his country. The war games are also likely to displease Japan, which has complained about what it says is a Russian military build-up in the Asia-Pacific. Read More »

Trump says USA did 'fantastic job in Puerto Rico' after Maria


Gov. Ricardo Rossello this week raised the official death toll from the storm and its aftermath to 2,975 people, citing a study from the the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. The comments echoed what Trump has said in the past about the U.S. territory, as he infamously bragged just days after the storm that only "16 people [died] verses in the thousands", which he claimed was good compared to "a real catastrophe like Katrina". Read More »

Child abuse charges dismissed in New Mexico desert compound case


Prosecutors can still seek charges for the suspects by going to a grand jury to indict them but offered no immediate indication on what they are planning to do. Prosecutors and law enforcement officials alleged Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Leveille denied the boy proper medicine and health care as he died in December 2017 during rituals created to cast out harmful spirits from the boy. Read More »

Government threatens to ban United States leaker Chelsea Manning from Australia: promoter


S501 pertains to the refusal of a visa on " character grounds ", and includes provisions for things like if applicant holds a " substantial " criminal record; if they are considered (with or without a conviction) to have been involved in war crimes or "a crime that is otherwise of serious global concern"; if they are considered likely to vilify a section of the Australian community; or if they are likely to cause " discord " in a section of the Australian community, among other things. Read More »

Shock after mass attacks against immigrants in Germany


Both groups took to the streets of Chemnitz after a 35-year-old German man was injured during a clash after a street festival and died early Sunday. Two men, a 22-year-old Syrian and a 21-year-old Iraqi, were arrested over the violence, which was described as a dispute between "several people of various nationalities ". Read More »

Public works committee withdraws Expropriation Bill to 'avoid running a parallel process'


The draft, which has not been adopted so far, evoked widespread worldwide outrage and multiple media reports of alleged violence against white South African farmers, including murders. The Government of South Africa, Sisulu said, wishes to caution against "alarmist, false, inaccurate and misinformed" statements. South Africa's ruling party, the African National Conference, announced Tuesday it would withdraw a bill allowing the government to seize land in exchange for money as a means to ... Read More »

Trump says China making things 'much more difficult' with N Korea


Mr Trump tweeted a White House statement in which he once again questioned China's role in helping to resolve the crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear weapons that threaten the United States. -South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarized zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21, 2017. Read More »

Grassley Urges Trump to Not Let White House Lawyer Go


He immediately faced controversy in his earliest days at the White House, beginning with acting Attorney General Sally Yates' warning to McGahn that then-national security adviser Michael Flynn could be blackmailed by Russian Federation and that he had likely lied to Vice President Mike Pence. Read More »

Trump accuses China of hacking Clinton's email; Beijing denies it

And Comey acknowledged to Congress that despite Clinton's claims to the contrary, she transmitted classified information on the unauthorized and unsecured server. More recently and with the added bonus of hindsight, comparisons between the Clinton investigations and Trump investigations are startling. The FBI failed to act when the Intelligence Community Inspector General warned of the problem, Rep. Read More »

McConnell slows push to name building for McCain


The idea gained national coverage in the days following the announcement, but many Republican lawmakers hesitated to endorse it. Georgia Republican Sen. Mr. Graham said Mr. McCain's last requests in their final conversations together were to give him a good send-off, to pass a new round of sanctions on Russian Federation, to renew work on an immigration deal and to keep dogging the Pentagon. Read More »

Sanctions unlikely to stop Iran oil exports completely : Saudi adviser


Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri spoke to reporters this week about Iran's intelligence and the monitoring of "hostile forces" in the gulf, the Tasnim News Agency reported . "The United States will continue to work with our partners to ensure freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce in worldwide waterways". U.S. Central Command head Gen. Read More »