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People Trump Bashes 'Globalist' Koch Brothers as 'Total Joke'
Author: 0 Trump Bashes 'Globalist' Koch Brothers as 'Total Joke'

US Pesident Donald Trump hammered again the elite major Republican donor Charles Koch on Twitter Thursday morning, dismissing Mr. Koch calling his administration's trade policies as "unfair" to workers overseas a "ridiculous statement". "I have beaten them at every turn". Charles Koch is the Chairman and CEO of one of the largest private companies in the world, Koch Industries, a fossil fuels and chemicals conglomerate that has been a serial polluter of the air and water for decades.

People Mendocino becomes largest of California's wildfires
Author: 0 Mendocino becomes largest of California's wildfires

But she said trajectory and the weather forecast prompted officials to evacuate the communities Friday out of an abundance of caution. The wildfire has grown to 175 square miles (280 square kilometers) and is a few miles from connecting with a second blaze that has grown to 64 square miles (105 square kilometers).

Author: 0 North Korea has not halted nuclear missile programme, United Nations report finds

But The Wall Street Journal said that Labor Ministry records it obtained showed that a minimum of 700 new work permits have been issued to North Koreans in Russian Federation this year. They said North Koreans are turning off their ships' tracking systems, physically disguising boats and using smaller vessels to go undetected. They said North Korean technicians engaged in ballistic missile and other banned activities have visited Syria in 2011, 2016 and 2017.

People China Calls on US to Be 'Cool-headed' in Trade War
Author: 0 China Calls on US to Be 'Cool-headed' in Trade War

The drop in the PMI, a key indicator of manufacturing health in the world's second-largest economy, came as Trump's administration proposed a 25 percent tariff on another $200 billion in Chinese goods, up from an earlier 10 percent plan. to act rationally and return to talks to resolve the dispute. In a statement on the latest move, the NRF CEO Matthew Shay says increasing the size of the tariffs is merely increasing the harm that will be done to families and businesses.

People French School Students Banned From Using Smartphones
Author: 0 French School Students Banned From Using Smartphones

French lawmakers voted this week to ban smartphones in schools for kids up to the age of 14 or 15. The bans are also falling away in the USA -a survey earlier this year found that, while over 90% of public schools imposed them in 2009 through 2010, the proportion had dropped to 66% in 2015 through 2016.

People Denmark ban on burqa goes into effect
Author: 0 Denmark ban on burqa goes into effect

A spokesperson for group Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) told the Independent: "The goal of this demonstration is to show that we do not accept this kind of unjust treatment regardless of who we are dealing with". First-time offenders risk a fine of 1,000 kroner (£120). "Its aim is to isolate a small religious group from society", Youssef said, adding that only 50 women wore veils in Denmark .

People Trump says he might delay shutdown showdown until after elections
Author: 0 Trump says he might delay shutdown showdown until after elections

Federal government funding expires at the end of September, just weeks before the midterm elections where many Republicans face hard races. "We have the worst immigration laws anywhere in the world". He also wants changes to legal immigration, including scrapping a visa lottery program. Congressman Steve Stivers (R-Ohio), who chairs the committee that aims to elect Republicans to the House, expressed confidence that a shutdown won't occur on ABC's "This Week".

People Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse as heavy rain forces evacuations
Author: 0 Officials in Virginia fear dam will collapse as heavy rain forces evacuations

However, National Weather Service officials warned that if a complete dam failure occurs, "the water depth in Lynchburg could exceed 17 feet in seven minutes". And as of 10:01 p.m., officials said 12 to 18 inches of water were flowing over Lakeside Drive into Blackwater Creek. Most at risk were some 124 houses in the city of 80,000.

People Mueller Probe: Obstruction Of Justice?
Author: 0 Mueller Probe: Obstruction Of Justice?

Mueller's team included Trump's past public attacks on Sessions in a list of topics they would like to cover in questioning the president, suggesting that the special counsel is examining whether they were meant to influence the investigation and possibly obstruct justice.

People Park investigating after viral video shows man taunting bison in Yellowstone
Author: 0 Park investigating after viral video shows man taunting bison in Yellowstone

The man did not appear to be injured as he yelled at the animal and it charged. In the span of just under a minute, the gentleman can be seen nearly daring the bison to charge him, which it appeared to do. "We've seen it, and rangers are actively investigating the incident". When the animal gets close, he scampers away. " Animals in Yellowstone are wild and unpredictable, no matter how calm they appear to be ", the guidelines clearly state.

People Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis
Author: 0 Death penalty is inadmissible in all cases, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has changed the Catholic Church's teaching on the death penalty , saying capital punishment is " inadmissible " in all cases because it " attacks " human dignity . The death penalty is "contrary to the Gospel", the pope said past year, noting that the faith emphasized the dignity of life from conception until death.

People Gunmen storm Afghan government building, 15 die in bus bombing
Author: 0 Gunmen storm Afghan government building, 15 die in bus bombing

Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said the militants killed at least 15 people, including a woman and a policeman. No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack. "Security forces have been deployed to the site to kill the terrorists and rescue those people who are stuck inside the department", he added. Security forces swarmed into the area, and a plume of thick black smoke rose into the sky above the compound.

People 'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund
Author: 0 'Mollie's lending me her strength': Mollie Tibbetts' family announces $172,000 reward fund

Fox News has confirmed search teams were looking through ditches about a mile away from the reserve, near the same farm that FBI investigators were said to have searched for almost two hours last week. Kearney police then sent a report to the investigating task force. Please remember that ANY tips should be shared at the established tip line. She called Tibbetts an "incredibly strong woman".

People Facebook deletes more ‘inauthentic’ accounts - but stops short of blaming Russian Federation
Author: 0 Facebook deletes more ‘inauthentic’ accounts - but stops short of blaming Russian Federation

The fictitious pages created about 30 events, one of which had about 4,700 people interested in attending. More than 290,000 accounts followed at least one of these Pages that were created between March 2017 and May 2018. "Some of the activity is consistent with what we saw from the IRA before and after the 2016 elections", Gleicher said. "We may never be able to identify the source with the same level of confidence we had in naming the IRA previous year".

People Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records
Author: 0 Republicans won't budge on Kavanaugh documents amid Dem accusations of hiding records

Kavanaugh served as associate and senior associate counsel to Bush, and as staff secretary, before he was nominated and (eventually) confirmed to serve on the D.C. The documents could be produced earlier via a separate source: the Bush presidential library, which is conducting its own review. The agency, which is tasked with preserving and documenting government records, said Thursday in a letter that it would not be able to comply fully with the request from Senate Judiciary Committee ...

People Illegal migrants or Indian citizens? Assam's controversial register
Author: 0 Illegal migrants or Indian citizens? Assam's controversial register

The process for updating the NRC , the basic legal document for proof of Assamese identity, began in 2009 when the reclusive Pradip Kumar Bhuyan prepared the draft of the writ petition and persuaded Sarma, president of Assam Public Works (APW), a voluntary organisation, to be its petitioner in the apex court.

People Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires
Author: 0 Australia, NZ firefighters fly out to battle deadly California wildfires

Tens of thousands of people across California are waiting to return home or assess what remains of their homes after the fires. "Crews will continue to construct control lines and contingency lines to mitigate further spread". Yosemite Valley and other areas of the park have been closed to tourists since July 25 because of heavy smoke from the fire, which has burned almost 100 square miles (259 square kilometers) and is only partially contained.

People Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit
Author: 0 Trump receives ‘nice letter’ from Kim Jong-un following up on summit

The White House did not provide details on the specific content of the letter, which was received Wednesday. The correspondence came amid fresh concerns over Pyongyang's commitment to denuclearisation. "One of the things that hasn't happened is the demonstrable moves toward denuclearization before we can entertain something like the end-of-war declaration", Harris said, according to Yonhap .

People Trump tweet on Muller probe
Author: 0 Trump tweet on Muller probe "opinion not order": White House

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and FBI Director Christopher Wray participate in a briefing on election security in the White House press briefing room at the White House in Washington , U.S., August 2, 2018. Nielsen said that "our adversaries have shown they have the willingness and capability to interfere in our elections", and "DHS has and continues to work closely with state and local election officials throughout the country by offering a range of services to help ...

People Judge speaks out after ordering man's mouth taped shut during sentencing
Author: 0 Judge speaks out after ordering man's mouth taped shut during sentencing

OH judge John Russo ordered deputies to shut the mouth of defendant Franklyn Williams after the convicted robber refused to stay quiet. "I'm going to tape it, and then I'll unzip it when I want you to talk". He was sentenced to 24 years in prison . Williams was convicted last December in an armed robbery case. Williams originally pleaded guilty to the charge of robbery and was sentenced to 14 years in prison but he appealed the sentence, arguing that his attorney had told him he'd ...

People Scaramucci Critiques Trump Supporters Heckling CNN
Author: 0 Scaramucci Critiques Trump Supporters Heckling CNN

It would be nice if we all lowered the temperature a little bit but at the very least, I think we should all be able to agree on one thing, and that is the press is not the enemy of the people . At the rally where Trump supporters surrounded and yelled, " CNN sucks! " at him on Tuesday, Acosta expressed concern about the president's steadily escalating attacks on the press.

People Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer
Author: 0 Suspect in doctor's murder is former law enforcement officer

At the time, authorities were not certain if the shooting was a random attack, but now believe Dr. Hausknecht was targeted by the son of a former patient - who died 20 years ago. "We absolutely believe this is the killer". "This man is unsafe, this man is capable, this man has some skills (with firearms)", he said. "If he's alive, we need to find him".

People Russian forces join United Nations peacekeepers on Golan Heights frontier patrol
Author: 0 Russian forces join United Nations peacekeepers on Golan Heights frontier patrol

Israel has increasingly sought Russia's involvement in securing its frontier with Syria and in scaling back Iran 's influence in the area. The U.N. Israel sees Iran, and Iran's allies in the Hezbollah Shi'ite military, as a direct threat to its national security. With assault rifles and explosive belts, the operatives approached a security fence on Israel's side of the border overnight, an army spokesman said.

Author: 0 U.S. accuses Russian Federation of 'pervasive' election meddling

And while he has long maligned Mueller and the investigation, his tweet on Wednesday was an extraordinary bid to try to influence the course of an inquiry hanging over his presidency. Rosenstein in turn appointed Mueller and is the person with the authority to fire him. President Donald Trump was strongly criticised last month for not condemning alleged Russian actions, while he was in Helsinki.

People Spotify bans some Alex Jones episodes, but some say it's not enough
Author: 0 Spotify bans some Alex Jones episodes, but some say it's not enough

This came after YouTube removed four videos from Jones' channel, saying they violated the company's hate-speech and child-endangerment policies . Facebook last week suspended Jones from its social network for bullying and hate speech , after YouTube removed four of his videos from its site.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump speaks out against family separation

She added: "We have to be very careful about incentivizing behavior that puts children at risk of being trafficked, risk of entering this country with coyotes or making an incredibly unsafe journey alone". "I´m here to speak on behalf of the president", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters, as she declined to reject Trump´s " enemy of the people " sobriquet.

Author: 0 Robert Mueller offers to adjust interview format with President Trump

Sessions delegated authority over the election investigation after recusing himself to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who in May 2017 appointed Mueller special counsel to the probe. Mr Trump also labelled special counsel Robert Mueller , who leads the probe, "totally conflicted". "It's an opinion. And he used a medium that he uses for opinions: Twitter", Giuliani said.