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Author: 0 Trump Won't Compromise With Canada in NAFTA Deal

The U.S. -Canada talks are set to resume Wednesday. While U.S. officials have indicated that they are prepared to go ahead and sign a NAFTA deal only with Mexico , the U.S. "I think all three countries have worked together very productively and we're getting more and more excited about the results", a senior USA official told reporters.

World Buhari Lands In China for FOCAC Summit
Author: 0 Buhari Lands In China for FOCAC Summit

Chinese People's Liberation Army honour guard stands in formation. The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, opening Monday, brings together leaders from China and more than 50 African countries. "We expect the two leaders to discuss bilateral political relations and party-to-party cooperation as well as economic cooperation". Also, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Okechukwu Enelamah , Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma , Minister of Water Resource Suleiman ...

Author: 0 Libyan government announces a state of emergency in Tripoli

Around 400 prisoners from Libya's jail in the capitol escaped on Sunday amid infighting between rival armed groups nearby, reports say. The UN-backed government in Tripoli tried to bring about a ceasefire and instructed two of its most senior military commanders to mediate between the militias.

World Bobi Wine arrives in United States for treatment
Author: 0 Bobi Wine arrives in United States for treatment

He was also a leading campaigner against the move to scrap the presidential age limit - set at 75 - which would have locked out the 74-year-old Mr Museveni's bid to run for a sixth term in 2021. Today Bobi was cleared to travel following a closed door meeting held this afternoon with members of the Uganda Medical Board. He has been taken to Mulago National Referral Hospital for a medical examination as he alleged torture.

World Reports Of Gun Fire At Del Mar Racetrack In California
Author: 0 Reports Of Gun Fire At Del Mar Racetrack In California

People at the venue saw a string of sheriff's and police cars responding to the fairgrounds around 6:40 p.m. The racetrack, at Del Mar Fairgrounds, is located about 21 miles north of downtown San Diego along the Pacific coast. According to local news reports, the shooter reportedly pulled out a gun and fired three shots into the air as tensions grew in the concert queue. The Ice Cube concert went on as planned.

World Myanmar judge jails Reuters reporters for 7 years
Author: 0 Myanmar judge jails Reuters reporters for 7 years

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and charged with to violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. US ambassador Scot Marciel said he was sad for the two reporters and also for Myanmar. Kristian Schmidt, EU ambassador to Myanmar, in a post on Twitter, said the prison sentences of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo should be "reviewed and they should be released immediately and ...

World Israel's Arab MPs back UK's Corbyn amid anti-Semitism accusations
Author: 0 Israel's Arab MPs back UK's Corbyn amid anti-Semitism accusations

Speaking to the BBC on Sunday morning, Sacks said that Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party and the possibility it could win the next general election has generated serious anxiety within the UK Jewish community. Many of the UK's approximately 300,000 Jewish citizens were questioning whether it was safe to raise children in the country, Britain's former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks said on Sunday.

World Dutch Police Shoot Knifeman After Two Stabbed at Amsterdam Station
Author: 0 Dutch Police Shoot Knifeman After Two Stabbed at Amsterdam Station

An AFP correspondent at the scene said police cordoned off an area inside the station shortly after the incident and herded throngs of people outside. Centraal Station is a busy entry and exit point for visitors to the Dutch capital, with regular trains linking it to the city's Schiphol Airport. The National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security Policy said the national threat level in the Netherlands was unchanged at "substantial", or one notch below the highest level.

World Myanmar's leaders 'must face genocide charge'
Author: 0 Myanmar's leaders 'must face genocide charge'

Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar , said in March that social media had played a "determining role" in Myanmar. "They should be thinking proactively about what steps they will take to mitigate that", he said. "We've seen from the jurisprudence of the past that if you've enabled, you've abetted, you've been an accessory", Zeid said, stressing that while he was not accusing Facebook of that, "they have to be sure that they know ...

World Massive fire tears through Brazil's 200-year old National Museum
Author: 0 Massive fire tears through Brazil's 200-year old National Museum

A fire blazes at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil September 2, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. A massive fire has ripped through a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro , sending large plumes of smoke into the air as firefighters tried to save historical relics from the flames.

World 'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack
Author: 0 'Crazy driver' smashes up bus, runs over man in road rage attack

The incident, which was caught on video, unfolded Wednesday about 6 p.m.in the middle of the street in the 1800 block of Bladensburg Road NE. Then, the bus driver tried to stop Silver from driving away from the scene. DC Police released the video, showing an irate woman's act of road rage in the northeast part of the city. That's when she grabbed the weapon from her trunk and unleashed holy hell on the bus, authorities said.

World 'America was always great': Meghan McCain swipes at Trump
Author: 0 'America was always great': Meghan McCain swipes at Trump

People in the room clapped and social media erupted. "If you wanted to invite everybody that loved John McCainJohn Sidney McCain7 subtle jabs speakers took at Trump during John McCain's funeral Graham invited Ivanka Trump to McCain's funeral: report Trump blasts trade talks with Canada: We shouldn't have to buy our friends MORE , you could have filled up Yankee stadium", added Graham, McCain's longtime friend.

Author: 0 Texas Billboard To Display Anti-Cruz Trump Tweet

The group, whose fundraising goal was $6,000, said it wants to "remind Texans of the truth". In another post, he included other tweets Trump posted about Cruz in 2016. You're a sniveling coward and leave Heidi the hell alone'. "It's been a long time since Texas has been electing Democrats", host Steve Kornacki joked, adding that Trump won the state by 9 points in 2018 and that Mitt Romney won it by even more .

World Mother charged with killing her 2 babies
Author: 0 Mother charged with killing her 2 babies

Among the search terms: "how to commit the ideal murder", "ways to suffocate', "ways to kill human with no proof", "best ways to suffocate", "16 steps to kill someone and not get caught", "can drowning show in an autopsy report ", "drowning and forensics" and "suffocating and smothering".

World Brazil's Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency
Author: 0 Brazil's Lula da Silva barred from running for presidency

Judges voted against his running in October's ballot by a majority of six votes to one in the seven-member court. In a statement late Friday, the Workers' Party said it would appeal the electoral court ruling, just as da Silva is fighting to overturn his corruption conviction.

World Pentagon moves to scrap US$300 million in aid to Pakistan
Author: 0 Pentagon moves to scrap US$300 million in aid to Pakistan

Pakistan has denied the Trump administration's charges that it is harboring militants involved in a 17-year war in neighboring Afghanistan. The U.S. They say Pakistan is using its own funds and fencing the country's long porous border with Afghanistan to promote regional stability. Pakistan has always been accused of using the Afghan Taliban to further its foreign policy interests in the country.

World Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 5 New Mexico compound suspects
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 5 New Mexico compound suspects

Eleven children were taken into state custody in an August 3 raid on the squalid compound, where a half-submerged camper was surrounded by walls of used tires and adobe walls topped with broken glass. The associated criminal complaint charges Leveille, "a Haitian national illegally present in the United States, with being an alien unlawfully in possession of firearms and ammunition in the District of New Mexico from November 2017 through August 2018", the press release states.

Author: 0 Australian Instagram Model Found Dead On Billionaire's Yacht In Greece

According to local media, Mr Bailleres left the yacht, which was anchored off the island of Kefalonia , on Tuesday - leaving Ms McNamara alone with the crew. Ms McNamara was travelling in the seaside town of Pylos on the southwest coast of Greece . She had been promoting swimwear, underwear and skincare brands to her 14,000 Instagram followers over the past year while travelling to some of the world's most exclusive resorts.

World Google, Twitter and Facebook should not be regulated: Ari Fleischer
Author: 0 Google, Twitter and Facebook should not be regulated: Ari Fleischer

United States president Donald Trump said in an interview with Bloomberg that Google, Amazon, and Facebook could be a "very antitrust situation". The president commented on the issue at his campaign rally in IN on Thursday night, ahead of the midterm elections in November. "We're not going to let them control what we can and cannot see, read, and learn from".

Author: 0 Trump, NAFTA and Global Trade | US & Canada

Trump's Saturday tweets come one day after US and Canadian negotiators failed to reach a deal by the deadline, which was set by Trump. The United States is pressing ahead with a free trade pact with Mexico, but whether Canada will join depends on a new round of talks next week, after negotiations ended on Friday without an agreement.

World African leaders arrive in Beijing ahead of FOCAC summit
Author: 0 African leaders arrive in Beijing ahead of FOCAC summit

After the round table meeting, Presidents Xi Jinping , Cyril Ramaphosa, and leader of the new African co-chair of the FOCAC will jointly meet the press and comprehensively introduce the outcomes of the Summit. Guterres said Africa could benefit from the remarkable success of China's decades of economic reform. It would be recalled that in 2013, the Chinese leader proposed the initiative of building the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, with a view to ...

Author: 0 Pentagon moves to stop $300m in aid to Pakistan

Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné Faulkner said the United States military would aim to spend the money on other "urgent priorities". Some analysts warn there may be no real way to pressure Islamabad and say a suspension in aid could see the U.S.

World Who is Sam Patten?
Author: 0 Who is Sam Patten?

But court documents released later in the day revealed that the Samuel Patten's guilty plea brings the case directly to the president's doorstep. The Russian national is referred to only as "Foreigner A", but he is believed to be Konstantin Kilimnik , who worked closely with Paul Manafort for years in Ukraine.

World London mayor who approved Trump baby blimp gets his own balloon
Author: 0 London mayor who approved Trump baby blimp gets his own balloon

The bikini design of the inflatable pokes fun at his decision to ban adverts on the Tube showing a woman in a similar swimsuit. The stunt comes after the London mayor defended the flying of a similar blimp depicting Donald Trump over the capital during the USA president's visit to the United Kingdom in July.

World Bobi Wine cleared for treatment overseas
Author: 0 Bobi Wine cleared for treatment overseas

Before being arrested, Bobi Wine tweeted a gruesome picture of his driver, who he said had been shot dead by police thinking he was the MP. We will now embark on getting Hon Zaake to leave for medical treatment too. He said that should have been done at the airport on Thursday instead of delaying him for another 24 hours. "They did not take any samples or do any scans, I think all they came to do is make the President (Museveni) satisfied with his claims that the two MPs are in good ...

World China's exports losing steam amid Trump's trade war
Author: 0 China's exports losing steam amid Trump's trade war

The White House announced the cancelation late on Friday, saying that Vice-President Pence will travel in the president's stead. The potential move was reported by Bloomberg on Thursday . In early European trade London and Paris each fell 0.3 percent, while Frankfurt was 0.6 percent off. The Turkish lira, which has been hit by concerns over President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and diplomatic spats with Washington , also slipped towards record lows marked about two ...

World Amsterdam stab victims were US citizens
Author: 0 Amsterdam stab victims were US citizens

Their injuries were serious, but not life threatening, according to the city's statement . Dutch police were also in close contact with their German counterparts in regards to the suspect's background, he added. The suspect was scheduled to be arraigned during a closed-door hearing with an investigating judge on Monday. An estimated 250,000 people use the Central Station each day.