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World Trump insists ‘actual emergency’ exists at US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Trump insists ‘actual emergency’ exists at US-Mexico border

Though Mr Trump, who has pulled a series of about-faces in recent days, walked away from this threat to close the border, he still intends to highlight conditions at the boundary with Mexico. In the meantime, Vitiello remains the agency's deputy and acting director. "The United States sometimes mixes the two issues". Tariffs do squeeze the manufacturers who export to the USA from foreign countries by making their products more expensive in the United States.

World Man who said he was Timmothy Pitzen in OH jail
Author: 0 Man who said he was Timmothy Pitzen in OH jail

But the Federal Bureau of Investigation said DNA testing proved his story false, dashing hopes that the baffling disappearance of Timmothy had finally been solved. Authorities have asked anyone with genuine information about the case to call Aurora police at 630-256-5000 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

World Biden to Make 1st Appearance Since Complaints About Behavior
Author: 0 Biden to Make 1st Appearance Since Complaints About Behavior

Both Trump and Biden have faced questions about their behavior around women, although for very different behavior. Biden used humor during his speech on Friday in reference to the allegations. Biden said he is "very close" to announcing a 2020 presidential bid. Biden and his team are dealing with the allegations of unwanted touching as they prepare to make an announcement on his 2020 plans this month.

World Foreign Policy magazine rejects Indian claims of shooting Pakistan F-16
Author: 0 Foreign Policy magazine rejects Indian claims of shooting Pakistan F-16

Foreign Policy said in a report published on Thursday two US defence officials with direct knowledge of the matter said USA personnel had done a count of Pakistan's F-16s and found none missing. "It would be incredibly naive for us to believe that we could sell some type of equipment to Pakistan that they would not intend to use in a fight", the official said.

World LDS Church Rolls Back Controversial Policy Toward LGBT Members
Author: 0 LDS Church Rolls Back Controversial Policy Toward LGBT Members

The Mormon church will allow the children of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender parents to be baptiSed, but will not sanction same-sex marriage, its leadership said on Thursday. The 2015 rules roiled the church and were widely panned by LGBT activists and some members of the faith. "She looked around and said, 'My family worked to build this and it should belong to all of them.' She broke down crying and has since left the church", Braidan Weeks tweeted .

Author: 0 Trump says 'tremendous progress has been made' with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The NATO secretary general essentially said Trump's tough approach with other NATO members had led to positive changes. "Right. Was German. And born in a very wonderful place in Germany and so I have a great feeling for Germany ". Trump later abandoned the claim. It is not the first time the United States president has made the claim. It's hard to understand why I thought this would be believable, but you can understand why I lied: it would be cool as hell if true.

World Netanyahu Thanks Putin for Recovering Zachary Baumel's Remains
Author: 0 Netanyahu Thanks Putin for Recovering Zachary Baumel's Remains

On Wednesday, Israel announced the recovery of the remains of a soldier who went missing in a 1982 battle with Syrian forces in southern Lebanon. A diplomatic source said that Putin himself initiated the meeting between the senior military officials, as well as a ceremony in the country's Defense Ministry where Baumel's body was officially returned in a casket wrapped in Israeli flag, surrounded by high-ranking Russian military officials.

World Despite Further Talks, No US-China Deal Yet
Author: 0 Despite Further Talks, No US-China Deal Yet

Trump , during his meeting with Liu, floated the idea of following up on a potential trade deal with China with a second phase deal that addressed the issue of military spending and arms production. China and the United States are working to end a standoff that has shaken financial markets and darkened the outlook for the world economy. "Progress is being made at a very rapid pace".

World Nicola Sturgeon to meet Theresa May in London for Brexit talks
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon to meet Theresa May in London for Brexit talks

In the wake of the video being shared on social media - showing personnel shooting at a picture of Mr Corbyn - the Army has confirmed an investigation has been launched. Sky Defence correspondent Alistair Bunkall is reporting defence sources saying that the soldiers are on "guardian angel" duty, protecting VIPs so there are images of celebrities in the range - to be protected - not shot at.

World Cats able to recognise their own names, study shows
Author: 0 Cats able to recognise their own names, study shows

But they failed to respond to the other sounds. Cats hear their own name a lot - and they know when you're using it, even if they don't do what you want. Instead they took a different approach, playing a voice saying four words followed by the name of the cat - all in the same intonation - and noting the animal's responses and movements through video recordings made in the cat's normal surroundings.

World USDA ends program that infected, euthanized cats for study
Author: 0 USDA ends program that infected, euthanized cats for study

The USDA did not respond to CNN's request for comment. According to activists, kittens were fed meat infected with the parasite and the eggs, which would then grow inside them. Congress roundly condemned in a House Resolution , ' the organisation said. The parasites were harvested from the kittens' faeces and used in further research.

World Man convicted of killing woman out running in NYC park
Author: 0 Man convicted of killing woman out running in NYC park

When she did not return, the anxious father called his police chief neighbour, John Cassidy, and a massive manhunt followed, with 100 detectives assigned to the case. "It is my hope that as this case draws to a close, it will give the family of the victim some closure and comfort knowing her killer will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars".

World Chinese woman 'lied her way into Mar-a-Lago' with malware
Author: 0 Chinese woman 'lied her way into Mar-a-Lago' with malware

The danger, I think, of white supremacists, violent extremism or any other kind of extremism is of course significant. After she was detained, Zhang said she had been asked by a Chinese friend named Charles to attend the event and try to speak with a member of the president's family about US-China economic relations, the document said.

World Boeing Defends
Author: 0 Boeing Defends "Fundamental Safety" Of 737 MAX After Crash Report

The complaint, which also names Ethiopian Airlines and parts maker Rosemount Aerospace as defendants, alleged negligence and civil conspiracy among other charges. Nevertheless, it's still shocking to hear how bad the situation was, and the fact that the pilots repeatedly saved the plane from destruction in the span of just six minutes before it finally came down.

World Security alert in Tripoli as militia advances
Author: 0 Security alert in Tripoli as militia advances

Haftar's forces have emerged as a key player, opposing the government in Tripoli and backing a parallel administration in the east. Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj recently met Haftar in Abu Dhabi to negotiate a deal that global powers had hoped would avert a possibly disastrous march on Tripoli.

World British MPs vote to delay Brexit to avoid no
Author: 0 British MPs vote to delay Brexit to avoid no

Deputy leader Tom Watson has said: "I don't think our party would forgive us if we were to sign off on a Tory Brexit without that kind of concession". Pro-Brexit lawmakers condemned the bill as an attempt to frustrate Brexit. On Wednesday, a vote in the House of Commons ended in a tie, for the first time in a quarter of a century.

World Ecuadorian embassy 'to kick out Assange'
Author: 0 Ecuadorian embassy 'to kick out Assange'

Earlier, WikiLeaks called Moreno's statements this week "completely bogus", saying it reported on the accusations of corruption against the president only after Ecuador's legislature investigated the issue. He added: "Assange can not lie or, much less, hack into private accounts or private phones". Some time around March previous year, Ecaudorian officials cut off Assange's access to phone and internet services inside the embassy (he wasn't paying for them).

World Alleged Christchurch Terrorist Charged With 50 Counts Of Murder
Author: 0 Alleged Christchurch Terrorist Charged With 50 Counts Of Murder

Analysts have said that the country's legislation regarding terrorism have proved to be complex, making charges of terrorism against the gunman a possible source of additional complications for the prosecutor in his case, with little possible difference in the outcome should he be convicted.

World Theresa May to hold Brexit crisis talks with Jeremy Corbyn
Author: 0 Theresa May to hold Brexit crisis talks with Jeremy Corbyn

Meanwhile, Chancellor Philip Hammond has suggested that he expects Brussels to insist on a lengthy delay to Brexit and described a public vote to approve any final deal as "a perfectly credible proposition". May has not indicated how long an extension she would seek from the EU, though she said she hoped Britain could pass the agreement by May 22nd, in time to avoid participating in elections for the European Parliament.

World US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks
Author: 0 US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks

Gary Clyde Hufbauer, a former United States trade official and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said that lifting the tariffs too early could encourage criticism from Democrats that he had gone soft in the negotiations.

World White House not crafting health care legislation as the president suggests
Author: 0 White House not crafting health care legislation as the president suggests

After discussing the issue with McConnell, Trump tweeted a temporary concession on the matter but pledged that a health care vote would be taken after the next election cycle when "Republicans hold the Senate & win back the House". Minutes later, the House Democrats' campaign organization launched digital ads in the districts of around 40 Democrats in competitive seats, saying they'd "fought back" against GOP efforts to gut the statute's protections.

World Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 'nosedived' right before crash
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 'nosedived' right before crash

Two aviation sources familiar with the probe told ABC News on Wednesday that the Ethiopian Airlines flight suffered a damaged angle-of-attack sensor upon takeoff from a bird or foreign object, triggering erroneous data and the activation an anti-stall system - called MCAS - sending the pitch of the plane downward and ultimately crashing into the ground.

World Justice Department defends Barr's summary of Mueller report
Author: 0 Justice Department defends Barr's summary of Mueller report

When Raju double-checked to see if Nadler thinks Mueller's testimony is inevitable, the congressman answered with "at some point, yeah". "R. Crim. P. Muller made no recommendations for indictments regarding alleged "collusion" between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation or regarding alleged obstruction of justice.

World Venezuela’s Maduro announces power rationing amid outages
Author: 0 Venezuela’s Maduro announces power rationing amid outages

The change came as Maduro reiterated plans for a 30-day "load administration" plan, which he first mentioned last week and which Venezuelans widely assume will be a way to ration electricity. "We are facing a group of monsters who want to destroy Venezuela", Maduro said, claiming their aim was to topple his government by "making the people and the country go mad".

World Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked luxury yacht for $126-M
Author: 0 Malaysia to sell 1MDB-linked luxury yacht for $126-M

The former premier and his cronies are accused of plundering billions of dollars from the fund and spending it on everything from high-end real estate to artworks in a fraud that stretched around the world. Najib appeared in court Wednesday for the start of his corruption trial. Far from being considered a pariah, the ex-leader has gained a following among members of the country's Muslim majority as some are anxious their long-held privileges are being eroded under the new government.

Author: 0 Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges

Other charges are still under consideration but police were unable to provide further comment as the case is before the court, said a statement. Meanwhile, the High Court in Christchurch received 12 applications from New Zealand media and foreign organisations to film or make audio recordings at the Friday's hearing, the New Zealand Herald reported.

World Fact Check: Trump's dad was not born in Germany
Author: 0 Fact Check: Trump's dad was not born in Germany

Trump has repeated this lie several times even though birth record prove his dad was born an American citizen and now the Twittersphere is roasting him. While expressing disappointment in Germany's budget, he said he still respects the country as an ally. Later that month, Trump again made the same mistake while speaking to the press about the European Union, which he called an enemy of the United States.