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Scheer, Trudeau talk platforms, firearms in Toronto; Singh stays out west Scheer, Trudeau talk platforms, firearms in Toronto; Singh stays out west
- Октября 01, 2019

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says his party wants to strengthen gun control while his Conservative opponents will weaken it, which he is presenting as a clear choice for voters in the federal election. The Conservative campaign has more stops planned in Toronto and nearby Brampton - part of the electorally important suburban belt ringing Canada's most populous city. (more...)
Runner killed while finishing 50K race in southeast Kansas Runner killed while finishing 50K race in southeast Kansas
- Октября 01, 2019

In a Facebook post on Sunday, the organisers of the FlatRock race wrote: "Thomas' family says that the chances of being killed by a lightning strike are about one in a million, and Thomas was truly a one-in-a-million guy". Our hearts are with Ashley and the Stanley family.Thomas Stanley tragically passed away when he was struck by. His wife received the race medal on his behalf, local media reported. (more...)
Prince Harry To Guest Edit National Geographic’s Instagram Account For #LookingUp Campaign Prince Harry To Guest Edit National Geographic’s Instagram Account For #LookingUp Campaign
- Октября 01, 2019

While traveling on his official tour of Southern Africa, the Prince is launching the new social media campaign "Looking Up", which aims to raise awareness and increase understanding of the role trees play in Earth's delicate ecosystem. "It is fundamental to our survival and we must overcome greed, apathy and selfishness if we are to make real progress", he wrote. "From tackling poachers on the ground to sentencing in the courts, this work is successfully rooting out wildlife criminals at ... (more...)
Crew feared trapped as Taiwan bridge collapses crushing fishing boats Crew feared trapped as Taiwan bridge collapses crushing fishing boats
- Октября 01, 2019

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said she hoped all government departments would do everything possible to save people and "keep the number of deaths and injuries as low as possible", according to CNN reports. In 2018, a developer, an architect and a civil engineer were indicted over the partial collapse of a building that killed 14 people during an natural disaster earlier that year. (more...)
Details emerge of Details emerge of "Customs Clearance Sites" proposed by UK
- Октября 01, 2019

The IFA's president, Joe Healy, said: "The proposal by the United Kingdom to install "Custom Clearance Centres" at both sides of the border is not a credible alternative to the backstop". A spokesman for the Irish government said: "The EU Task force has indicated that any non-papers it has received from the United Kingdom to date fall well short of the agreed aims and objectives of the backstop". (more...)
Hillary Clinton Talks Mike Pompeo & Rudy Giuliani On Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Hillary Clinton Talks Mike Pompeo & Rudy Giuliani On Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’
- Октября 01, 2019

Stephen Colbert cheekily asked Hillary, who was visiting the show alongside her daughter, Chelsea Clinton , 39. "The State Department reportedly intensified a probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server, contacting dozens of former aides involved in email exchanges that passed through her server", reports The Hill . (more...)
Mourners say goodbye to late French President Jacques Chirac Mourners say goodbye to late French President Jacques Chirac
- Октября 01, 2019

Cutting a solemn figure, French President Emmanuel Macron presided over the military ceremony on a mild, sunny morning near the site of Napoleon's tomb in the courtyard of Les Invalides. At the start of his second term (2002-2007), he spearheaded global opposition to the US-led invasion of Iraq. Putin worked intensely with the conservative politician in the first phase of his own presidency and the pair were notably united in their opposition to the 2003 invasion. (more...)
How, why Trump's Mueller inquiry call to Australian PM came to light How, why Trump's Mueller inquiry call to Australian PM came to light
- Октября 01, 2019

A Justice Department official told Fox News on Monday that Barr asked Trump to make introductions to foreign countries that might have had information pertinent to U.S. "That is the sort of thing that certainly could trigger more impeachment investigations". © FoxNews.com President Trump mentioned Attorney General Barr on his call with Ukraine's leader; reaction and analysis from Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. (more...)
Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Impeachment Inquiry Rudy Giuliani Subpoenaed By House Intel Committee In Impeachment Inquiry
- Октября 01, 2019

In another sign that House Democrats are moving swiftly in their effort to investigate the President's contacts with Ukraine, the chairmen of the same three House committees who sent the letter to Giuliani on Monday notified Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the end of last week that he is also being subpoenaed in connection with the Ukraine probe. (more...)
North Korea blames United States for failure to restart talks North Korea blames United States for failure to restart talks
- Октября 01, 2019

Former National security adviser John Bolton gestures while speakings at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, Sept. 30, 2019. Though there was some trepidation within the State Department before Bolton's appearance at CSIS, one US official dismissed his performance as a recitation of well-known positions that are out-of-step with the general public's desire to reduce tensions with North Korea. (more...)
Protests in Hong Kong intensify Protests in Hong Kong intensify
- Октября 01, 2019

Tear gas was sacked at far more frequent intervals than the day before, which marked the fifth anniversary of the largely peaceful Occupy protests in 2014. China's Ministry of National Defense, the State Council Information Office, and the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office did not respond to questions from Reuters . (more...)
Kangaroos Killed in Australia in Alleged Hit and Run: It's 'Just Unbelievable' Kangaroos Killed in Australia in Alleged Hit and Run: It's 'Just Unbelievable'
- Октября 01, 2019

They're all used to the kangaroos hopping up and down the street, the same people slow down for them. Police are investigating after 20 kangaroos were killed by a vehicle in the New South Wales town of Merimbula. Why would somebody want to kill 20 of them? Green said when the kangaroos saw the vehicle's spotlights, they "would have stood there stunned" - which is what seemingly happened before they were allegedly mowed down. (more...)
UK will leave the EU on October 31: finance minister Javid says UK will leave the EU on October 31: finance minister Javid says
- Октября 01, 2019

Sterling plunged after the Brexit referendum in June 2016 and it is widely expected to slide again if Johnson takes the country out of the European Union on October 31 without a transition deal, something he says he is prepared to do despite efforts by lawmakers to stop him. (more...)
Chinese fugitive who evaded police for 17 years found in cave Chinese fugitive who evaded police for 17 years found in cave
- Октября 01, 2019

One of the drones spotted a blue object hidden within the vegetation which turned out to be a steel tile. The images captured by the drone and Jian's subsequent capture were posted on the Yongshan police's WeChat account . Police described Song with having an "unkempt face" and a "dirty body". He has been sent back to jail. However, Jiang was able to escape from a jail camp in 2002. (more...)
Boris Johnson denies accusation he groped woman two decades ago Boris Johnson denies accusation he groped woman two decades ago
- Октября 01, 2019

Allies claim the furore about the prime minister's alleged sexual misdemeanours is "priced in" and will barely register with voters. The monarch reportedly sought advice on the circumstances and process by which she could get rid of Johnson after he asked her permission to shutdown the House of Commons in September, according to a report published Sunday in Britain's i Newspaper . (more...)
San Francisco tour guide allegedly passed USA secrets to China San Francisco tour guide allegedly passed USA secrets to China
- Октября 01, 2019

Peng became a naturalized USA citizen in 2012 after arriving in the Bay Area on a temporary business visitor visa in 2001. "We have criminal spies that are running around in our area of responsibility and it's the FBI's mission to stop this, so what's going on in the rest of the world, it doesn't matter to us", he said. (more...)
Collins resigns from Congress ahead of expected guilty plea Collins resigns from Congress ahead of expected guilty plea
- Октября 01, 2019

The first sitting congressman to back President Donald Trump's bid for the White House , Collins was reelected to office several months after he was originally indicted in the insider trading case. The Western New York Republican was arrested in August 2018 after a federal grand jury accused him of sharing material, non public information about Innate, an Australian biotech company. (more...)
Trump sought Australia’s help on Russia probe origins Trump sought Australia’s help on Russia probe origins
- Октября 01, 2019

But an Australian government spokesperson was quoted as saying Trump had spoken to Prime Minister Scott Morrison by phone, and the Washington Post reported that Barr had made overtures to British intelligence officials and met with Italian officials to seek their help in the inquiry. (more...)
Rep. Collins, Others Set To Change Pleas in Insider Trading Case Rep. Collins, Others Set To Change Pleas in Insider Trading Case
- Сентября 30, 2019

Court documents confirm a 3 p.m. court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1. Collins' resignation came just hours after it was reported that there will be a "change of plea hearing" when he appears in a Manhattan courtroom on Tuesday. (more...)
Typhoon may approach western Japan on Wednesday Typhoon may approach western Japan on Wednesday
- Сентября 30, 2019

As of Sunday, the typhoon, formed Saturday, was traveling west-northwest off the east of the Philippines at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour. Its central pressure was reported to be 975 hectopascals, with a maximum wind speed of 32 meters per second. (more...)