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World Media 'Justine Did Not Have to Die', Police Chief Says
Author: 0 'Justine Did Not Have to Die', Police Chief Says

Minneapolis chief of police Janeé Harteau has resigned after being forced out by the city's mayor in the wake of a police officer fatally shooting an Australian woman in the city over the weekend. She made two 911 calls Saturday night to report a possible sexual assault near her home, according to transcripts the city released Wednesday. "I would definitely call a friend or a neighbor before I would call the police now".

World Media Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires
Author: 0 Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires

The district said 100 Mile House is the community closest to having priority services in place, including emergency health care, 911 service, power, food services, waste management services and security. Guns were seized from both men. According to Fire Information Officer Navi Saini, 32 new fires started on Thursday, with 22 fires still of note. She said the person inside the vehicle had been in the area in an attempt to fight the fire.

World Media BBCI: Afghan soldiers killed in U.S. friendly-fire air strike
Author: 0 BBCI: Afghan soldiers killed in U.S. friendly-fire air strike

Provincial Governor Hayatullah Hayat told VOA Afghan that US forces were bombing insurgent positions in the district when a newly restored outpost in the Sarband area was hit. A counterinsurgency airstrike Friday in southern Afghanistan killed a number of government forces, including senior officers, sources told VOA. It also promises an investigation into the incident.

World Media President Trump dare not fire special counsel Robert Mueller
Author: 0 President Trump dare not fire special counsel Robert Mueller

He alluded to efforts to limit it an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday in which he warned Mueller against investigating his and his family's finances, which he said are unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. Why are people not being fired? "He found that the statute required him to appoint a special counsel and he did that". The various financial examinations constitute one thread of Mueller's inquiry, which encompasses computer hacking and the dissemination of ...

World Media Russia's Foreign Minister Says There May Have Been More Putin-Trump Meetings
Author: 0 Russia's Foreign Minister Says There May Have Been More Putin-Trump Meetings

Though the second meeting has been downplayed by the White House, Stephen Colbert explained why he's having a hard time believing what he's hearing. There is still time ahead of the election race. Trump railed against the "dishonest" media that he said was aware of the meeting. "Foreign leaders who witnessed it later commented privately on the oddity of an American president flaunting such a close rapport with his Russian counterpart", the daily commented.

Author: 0 USA cuts off payments to Pakistan military, Pentagon says

Pakistan is the largest recipient of Coalition Support Fund reimbursements, having received more than $14 billion since 2002, according to the Pentagon. Officials in the USA believe that much of the Haqqani leadership is based in Pakistan, and some analysts believe eliminating their safe havens is critical to stabilizing Afghanistan.

World Media Qatar's emir says ready to talk but
Author: 0 Qatar's emir says ready to talk but "sovereignty must be respected"

Following the meeting, Wang called on Doha and the four Arab countries blockading Qatar to resolve their differences through talks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), according to Chinese state media. Qatar has has amended its anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, to boost the fight against terrorism. Earlier on Thursday, Qatar announced a decree by Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani that established two nominal lists of individuals and terrorist entities, and ...

World Media Preliminary findings suggest Navy at fault in Fitzgerald collision, report says
Author: 0 Preliminary findings suggest Navy at fault in Fitzgerald collision, report says

Unnamed defense officials told CNN and The Wall Street Journal that the crew on board the ship failed to take proper measures to avoid a Philippine-flagged cargo ship that crashed into it June 17. The container ship speared the Fitzgerald below the destroyer's waterline, flooding it with seawater and drowning seven sailors. Navy officials would not confirm the report Friday and said it was "way too early" to be discussing specifics of the investigation.

Author: 0 Initial report: Palestinian shot dead by settler in Jerusalem

A group of several hundred people, including Muslim leaders, marched towards Lions' Gate entrance to the mosque compound, but police informed them that only men over 50 would be allowed. Friday prayers normally draw thousands of worshippers there. Reporting the three deaths on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Abu Ranam and 17-year-old Mohammad Sharaf had been killed in the East Jerusalem neighbourhoods of At-Tur and Ras al-Amud respectively.

World Media OJ Simpson to go free in October
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to go free in October

He would later express remorse for his actions and described himself as a family man and devout Christian. Among reasons the board gave for its decision was that Simpson had complied with prison rules during his incarceration, had no prior criminal convictions and posed a minimal safety risk to the public.

World Media Trump reshuffling legal team
Author: 0 Trump reshuffling legal team

Of the first seven United States attorney nominees that Trump selected in June, only Liu said that she met with Trump . He allegedly also had doubts about whether he was being told the complete truth. By impugning Rosenstein, Trump is creating a justification for firing him. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other federal officials announced an indictment in California on Thursday of a suspected administrator of the site, and the Justice Department filed a forfeiture complaint to ...

World Media Natural disaster strikes Greek island of Kos and coastal towns in Turkey
Author: 0 Natural disaster strikes Greek island of Kos and coastal towns in Turkey

The epicentre of the quake was approximately 10.3km south of the southwestern resort, a magnet for holidaymakers in the summer, and 16.2km east of the island of Kos in Greece, the US Geological Survey said. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginess said that the tremblor, which occurred at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), is considered a major quake.

World Media Malloy Rallies In Defense Of Mother Facing Deportation
Author: 0 Malloy Rallies In Defense Of Mother Facing Deportation

In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 photo, Norwalk resident Nury Chavarria straightens out her nine-year-old daughter Hayley Chavarria's pigtails as her oldest son, Elvin Martinez, 21 gets in on the fun befor. Walls said ICE policy is to avoid conducting enforcement activities at churches "unless they have prior approval from an appropriate supervisory official or in the event of exigent circumstances".

World Media USA defense department blocks military payments to Pakistan
Author: 0 USA defense department blocks military payments to Pakistan

The funds being withheld come from the so-called Coalition Support Fund, a Pentagon program to reimburse countries that are supporting counterterrorism operations. The Haqqani network based in Afghanistan is aligned to the Taliban, it was earlier linked to Osama bin Laden's al Qaida in the 80s. Stump, from the Pentagon, said the decision did not "reduce the significance of the sacrifices that the Pakistani military has undertaken over previous years".

World Media At least 2 dead after 6.7 magnitude quake hits Turkey, several injured
Author: 0 At least 2 dead after 6.7 magnitude quake hits Turkey, several injured

A seafront road and parts of the island's main town were flooded for several hours, and the rising seawater even pushed a boat onto the main road and caused several cars to slam into each other. The mayor said the buildings that suffered the most damage were built before " earthquake building codes" were introduced. Boat captain Metin Kestaneci, 40, told the Dogan news agency that he was asleep on his vessel when the quake hit.

World Media Ottawa family OK after Greek quake
Author: 0 Ottawa family OK after Greek quake

A local hospital official said 100 people were injured , most slightly. One-third of the Kos Island territory was without electricity after the quake. The Greek coastguard said damage was reported to the port of Kos, which is near a tourist strip of cafes and bars. "It felt like being at a theme park with one of the illusions, an optical illusion where you feel like you're upside down".

World Media Wisconsin shelters take dogs raised for meat in South Korea
Author: 0 Wisconsin shelters take dogs raised for meat in South Korea

There's an indoor play area for dogs to enjoy and dog treats with food inside. The Humane Society of Indianapolis will receive and care for the 149 dogs and puppies, which will be evaluated by IndyHumane's veterinary team and provided with necessary medical care and treatment until they are ready to go to their forever homes.

World Media Is abortion law constitutional?
Author: 0 Is abortion law constitutional?

Just days before Missouri lawmakers resume a special session on abortion-related issues, a federal appeals court has ruled the state must pay more than $156,000 in legal fees stemming from a lawsuit involving Planned Parenthood. A federal judge already stopped Texas from enforcing such requirements under a change in state health rules that were made at the behest of Gov. Greg Abbott a year ago.

World Media Boris Johnson meets 'humanoid robot' in Japan
Author: 0 Boris Johnson meets 'humanoid robot' in Japan

The missile flew 930km (580 miles) for about 40 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan in the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ). BORIS JOHNSON today came face-to-face with an android during a tour of Japan - evoking memories of Theresa May's robotic campaign persona.

Author: 0 Amended Republican Healthcare Bill to Leave 22Mln Americans Uninsured

But 22 million people would lose health insurance by 2026. The CBO estimates that 75 percent of people able to establish those accounts would use them to pay premiums by 2026. That amendment could still be added to this bill later, and it would likely change these latest headline numbers - potentially in a big way. "Relying on CBO's estimates in the legislative process has served the Congress - and the American people - very well during the past four decades", the letter concludes.

World Media OJ Simpson: In his own words
Author: 0 OJ Simpson: In his own words

OJ Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes. In some ways, Thursday's 75-minute hearing mirrored Simpson's 1995 trial, but it also marked a shift from the nation's emotional investment in the fate of the NFL Hall of Famer , a former movie star and cultural icon.

World Media Oil prices grow on expectations from OPEC meeting
Author: 0 Oil prices grow on expectations from OPEC meeting

Oil prices traded flat early Friday, as market participants weighed signs of a shrinking global glut and the possibility that some oil producers may be getting ready to crank up their output. Ecuador's Oil Minister Carlos Perez said on Monday that his country was pulling out of the deal, before diluting those comments the following day. Investors are waiting to see if Opec will address the rising production from Nigeria and Libya.

World Media Female dies in shooting, no suspect in custody
Author: 0 Female dies in shooting, no suspect in custody

Police believe the fatal incidents are connected and have named 32-year-old Michael Patten as the prime suspect in the two shootings. When police arrived on scene, they performed life-saving efforts but the woman who was shot was pronounced dead.

World Media IMF approves $1.8B loan to Greece
Author: 0 IMF approves $1.8B loan to Greece

The arrangement will expire on Aug 31, 2018, shortly after the expiration of the European Stability Mechanism programme, said the statement. Lagarde has argued that the 3.5% target required by European lenders is too burdensome, and that the International Monetary Fund wanted to see the surplus target quickly reduced to a more sustainable level of 1.5% of GDP.

World Media Erdoğan to begin 2-day Gulf tour Sunday amid ongoing Qatar crisis
Author: 0 Erdoğan to begin 2-day Gulf tour Sunday amid ongoing Qatar crisis

Tillerson shuttled between Gulf countries last week to convince them to help ease the worst regional dispute in years, but left the region without any firm signs the feud would be resolved soon. While in the Gulf, Tillerson signed an accord with Qatar on terrorism financing in a bid to ease the crisis, but Qatar's opponents said it fell short of addressing their concerns.

World Media Israeli police attack Palestinian worshippers near Al-Aqsa
Author: 0 Israeli police attack Palestinian worshippers near Al-Aqsa

The Red Crescent said 17 were wounded by live gunfire and 50 by rubber bullets. Thousands of police personnel have deployed to the Old City to avert mass protests turning into violent riots. It is the third holiest site of Islam, after Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. "Israel is trying to increase its presence at the holy site and we will face it".

World Media Green jersey leader Kittel abandons Tour
Author: 0 Green jersey leader Kittel abandons Tour

Froome is feeling confident after coming through two tough Alpine stages and knowing that he is a better time-trialist than the only two riders still in contention to beat him - Romain Bardet and Rigoberto Uran. Bennett finished 10th at the Vuelta a Espana a year ago, writing his name into history as the first Kiwi to achieve a top-10 finish in one of the three Grand Tours.

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