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Saudi Arabian agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley

Saudi Arabian agency stops buying Canadian wheat, barley In response, the Saudi government has expelled Canada's ambassador from the country and frozen all new trade with Canada. "We are always going to speak up for human rights, we are always going to speak up for women's rights and that is not going to change", Freeland said . [Full Article...]

Trump Changed His Story Again About His Son's Trump Tower Russia Meeting

The Trump team has argued that Mr Trump Jr ultimately did not receive any damaging information about Mrs Clinton at the meeting. On Sunday, US media including the Washington Post , CNN and AP reported that Mr Trump was anxious Donald Trump Jr could be in legal trouble because of the 9 June 2016 meeting with Ms Veselnitskaya. [Full Article...]

Rick Gates, 23 Emails and a Turning Point in the Manafort Trial

Rick Gates, 23 Emails and a Turning Point in the Manafort Trial Notably, after urging prosecutors to speed things along as jurors heard from 14 witnesses last week, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III said late on August 3 that Downing could begin his questioning of Laporta on Monday and wouldn't rush him. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump 'open' to new nuclear deal with Iran

Donald Trump 'open' to new nuclear deal with Iran Rouhani also sought to downplay the impact of newly reimposed United States sanctions announced by the Trump administration on Monday - reiterating his unspoken theme that it is the USA, not Iran, that finds itself increasingly isolated. "The United States is fully committed to enforcing all of our sanctions, and we will work closely with nations conducting business with Iran to ensure complete ... [Full Article...]

Bookkeeper: Manafort didn't disclose foreign accounts to her

Bookkeeper: Manafort didn't disclose foreign accounts to her Prosecutors have said the accounts Manafort used were never declared to the IRS , part of a long-running scheme, they allege, to evade paying taxes on millions of dollars in income. Trump's attorneys and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later said the president was expressing his opinion and not giving an order. [Full Article...]

Deadly California plane crash caught on video, 29-year-old victim identified

Deadly California plane crash caught on video, 29-year-old victim identified The pilot was 53-year-old Scott Shepherd, a Diablo resident; 62-year-old Floria Hakimi from Danville; 42-year-old Lara Shepherd from Diablo; 32-year-old Navid Hakimi of Los Angeles; and 29-year-old Nasim Ghanadan from Alamo. "Bodies were hanging from out the side of the plane", witness Jesse Perez told the Orange County Register . The 1973 Cessna was registered to San Francisco-based Categor... [Full Article...]

What we learned in week 1 of Paul Manafort’s trial

What we learned in week 1 of Paul Manafort’s trial Prosecutor Uzo Asonye focused some of his questioning on money transfers from a Cyprus-based company called Telmar Investments Ltd, which records showed had paid Manafort's firm more than $5 million for consulting work. "We have every intention of calling him as a witness", Andres said. Tucker Carlson slammed the ongoing trial of former Trump campaign chairman and longtime lobbyist Paul M... [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 30 in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Hodeidah

Death toll rises to 30 in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Hodeidah Saudi Colonel Turki al-Malki said on Al Arabiya television on Thursday: "Coalition did not carry out any operations in Hodeidah today". But their trek to safer areas is perilous as families often find themselves "having to courageous minefields, airstrikes and being forced to cross areas of active fighting all in a bid to escape" the fighting in Hodeida, a statement from the group said. [Full Article...]

Authorities Monitor Dam as Flooding Hits Lynchburg Area

Authorities Monitor Dam as Flooding Hits Lynchburg Area County officials reported the dam's "imminent failure" at around 9:30 p.m. Lynchburg , with a population of around 80,000, is home to a number of colleges and universities, including the University of Lynchburg ( previously Lynchburg College ), which owns the lake the dam is located on. [Full Article...]

Aussie climber trapped on New Zealand mountain found

Aussie climber trapped on New Zealand mountain found Sam Jones from returned services charity Soldier On says Terry is remarkably resilient. "This is a deadly environment up there". New Zealand attracts climbers from around the world and has on average 37 mountain search and rescue missions a year. [Full Article...]

Yellowstone National Park investigating bison hazing viral video

Yellowstone National Park investigating bison hazing viral video The man is able to dodge out of the way and walks away from the bison, which turns its attention on nearby vehicles. As the bison charges for the second time, Jones' video peers off in horror - expecting that the bison would charge and injure the man. [Full Article...]

New Mandatory Evacuation Ordered In Lake County

New Mandatory Evacuation Ordered In Lake County An air tanker drops fire retardent to try to contain flames from the Carr fire as it spreads towards the town of Lewiston near Redding, California, on August 2, 2018. Combined containment was 30 percent early Friday. "From that spark, the so-called Carr Fire claimed the lives of six people and destroyed more than 1,500 structures, 1,000 of which were homes". [Full Article...]

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro

Venezuela says explosions an attack on Maduro Mr. Maduro was unharmed, but the explosions triggered by the drones injured seven soldiers participating in a military-style parade honoring the National Guard in the capital of Caracas , said Jorge Rodriguez, the information minister. Venezuela's government routinely accuses opposition activists of plotting to attack and overthrow Maduro, a deeply unpopular leader who was recently elected to a n... [Full Article...]

18 dead in helicopter crash in Russian Federation

18 dead in helicopter crash in Russian Federation The doomed helicopter, operated by aviation company Utair, was carrying 15 oil workers and three crew. The helicopter fell apart and caught fire, according to the statement. . The Mi-8 crashed to the ground seconds after takeoff and exploded in an inferno in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russian Federation. The dead were working for a subsidiary of oil giant Rosneft in the remote Vankor oil fiel... [Full Article...]

China urges United States to 'calm down' in escalating trade row over tariffs

China urges United States to 'calm down' in escalating trade row over tariffs Trump's trade adviser Robert Lighthizer said the U.S. president had taken the decision to up the levy from an original 10 per cent because China had refused to meet United States demands and had responded to an earlier round of tariffs with retaliatory measures, when the USA imposed tariffs on $50bn of its goods. [Full Article...]

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Offers $172,000 Reward for Information Leading to Her Return

Mollie Tibbetts' Family Offers $172,000 Reward for Information Leading to Her Return At a press conference Monday, police released no specific details about new developments in the case but said the search is active. The clothing item was reportedly found by a person mowing the lawn near the Lincoln Wildlife Reserve, which is in the same area as a pig farm searched by FBI investigators last week for almost two hours. [Full Article...]

White House plays cleanup on Trump's Sessions tweet, grocery store claim

White House plays cleanup on Trump's Sessions tweet, grocery store claim In a series of tweets that quickly sparked accusations that Trump was publicly trying to pervert justice, the president decried the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller as "a disgrace". He suggested that Democrats' perceived detachment from working and middle class Americans' hardships reinforces the mounting impression that only Trump and the Republican Party speak for the downtr... [Full Article...]

Russian Military Police Announce Joint Patrol of Israeli-Syrian Border

Russian Military Police Announce Joint Patrol of Israeli-Syrian Border Russian media said that Russia would soon deploy forces along the border to keep the warring factions from provoking Israel. When asked whether Israeli forces should be less wary about possible tension in the Golan Heights, the top official answered: "I believe so". [Full Article...]

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds

Crews battling deadly California wildfire slowed by returning winds The Carr Fire had grown into the 6th most destructive fire in state history surpassing the 2017 Nuns Fire in Sonoma County. The Omega Fire's statistics mirrored the Bumper Fire's as of 4:35 p.m. "The more serious predictions of warming and fires to occur later in the century, 2040 or 2050, they're now occurring in real time", he said. As for having the money to fund the firefighting effo... [Full Article...]

Canada's Ontario government cuts basic income project short

Canada's Ontario government cuts basic income project short Joe Marczi has been getting $1,900 a month since February from the basic income pilot project , and was expecting that money for the next 3 years. The basic income pilot project was introduced in April 2017 and was tested in Hamilton, Brantford, Brant County, Lindsay and Thunder Bay and the surrounding area. [Full Article...]


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