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Global NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn
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The mother warned the officer that the man sometimes runs when he sees police. The officer, a woman, was shot in the arm, the spokeswoman said. More shots may have been fired, according to police. The officer was hit in his impenetrable vest; the shot ricocheted off the vest and hit him in the arm, police said. Forewarning data is preparatory, police said officers trust they saw the man holding a tyke, potentially a newborn child, at a window of the building.

Global Why Trump's Poll Numbers Matter for the 2018 Midterms
Author: 0 Why Trump's Poll Numbers Matter for the 2018 Midterms

He understands how important health care, how important taxes are to the people in this country. Twenty-six percent of respondents attributed the gridlock to President Donald Trump's leadership while 25 percent laid the blame on Democratic opposition.

Author: 0 Judge to US Government: Cough Up More of Clinton's Benghazi Emails

Mehta is giving the State Department until September 22 to update the court on its additional search. "Although no one can say with certainty, I firmly believe a relatively small contingent of armed military guards would have prevented the attack, and those four lives would not have been lost".

Global NY high school football player killed by log in 'horrific accident'
Author: 0 NY high school football player killed by log in 'horrific accident'

According to the school's website, high school football officially starts on Monday, August 14. The piece of wood "fell and struck" Mileto's head just after 8:30 a.m. "What exercises that are conducted are the privy of the school district and individuals running the workouts", he said. Sachem School District canceled all sports and other district activities for the day.

Global BC's NDP government to join legal challenges against Trans Mountain pipeline
Author: 0 BC's NDP government to join legal challenges against Trans Mountain pipeline

The British Columbia government says it will join the legal fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, while warning the company that it can't begin work on public land until it gets final approval from the province. Kinder Morgan said last month that it was on track to begin construction on the pipeline expansion in September. "Until those plans are completed, Kinder Morgan - with the exception of private land, and with the exception of some clearing of right-of-way - can not ...

Global Scientists Fear Trump Will Bury Climate Warnings
Author: 0 Scientists Fear Trump Will Bury Climate Warnings

Here are five takeaways from the climate study , and the science community's reaction to it. But researchers who spoke to the Times anonymously said they fear it could be stifled or altered before release. The report cited thousands of studies to conclude that the USA and the global community was already experiencing the impact of climate change, from heat waves, extreme weather storms, flooding and melting ice in Alaska and the Arctic.

Global Trump to declare opioid epidemic a national emergency
Author: 0 Trump to declare opioid epidemic a national emergency

The Opioid Commission recommended eliminating the exclusion as part of the national emergency. The President said urgent action was needed as he pledged more government resources to help solve the crisis at a press conference at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Global Chelsea Manning photographed for Vogue
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning photographed for Vogue

Marc Jacobs is her designer of choice, she revealed, and was when she wore men's clothing. "She is 29 now, with a confidence that, even in a novel city, hits like sunlight at high altitude", Nathan Heller writes for Vogue . I didn't know what it was. The first time Manning considered transitioning was at 19 while living with an aunt in Maryland. 'I think it's important to remember that when somebody sees government wrongdoing - whether it's illegal or immoral or unethical - there isn't the ...

Global Nations rush to shore up new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Nations rush to shore up new North Korea sanctions

In a statement , Wang who was speaking at a regional security forum in Manila said the new resolution showed China and the worldwide community's opposition to North Korea's continued missile tests. North Korea is staying as participating country in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) despite calls to oust DPRK from the Forum because of its nuclear program.

Global Americans rush to buy underground shelters as tensions with North Korea grow
Author: 0 Americans rush to buy underground shelters as tensions with North Korea grow

An air base with long-range bombers and a naval base that's home port for fast-attack submarines are among the most "strategically important" the US has in the Pacific, according to the CIA World Factbook. The naval base is an important outpost for US fast-attack submarines that are a key means for gathering intelligence in the region, including the Korean peninsula and the South China Sea where China has been building military bases on man-made islands.

Global Wayde van Niekerk Retains World 400m Title
Author: 0 Wayde van Niekerk Retains World 400m Title

I wish I had run the 400. He said: "I asked myself 'what if I was a Great British guy, would they not allow me to run?' I don't think they would not allow me to run". Makwala, among the favorites for the 400m, would normally be scratched from the final after pulling out of another event. Makwala was considered to be the leading contender in the 400m to challenge eventual gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk , who will take part in the 200m semis.

Global Trump Thanks Putin For Kicking US Embassy Staff Out of Moscow
Author: 0 Trump Thanks Putin For Kicking US Embassy Staff Out of Moscow

Putin announced last month that the US diplomatic mission in Russian Federation must cut its staff by 755 people, saying that his government had lost patience that its relationship with the USA would improve. Trump made the payroll comments to reporters Thursday at his New Jersey golf club, where the president is taking a 17-day "working vacation". In remarks to reporters Thursday, Trump dismissed Putin's move, saying it would "cut down our payroll" at the State Department.

Global Climate scientists preempt possible suppression from White House
Author: 0 Climate scientists preempt possible suppression from White House

The New York Times obtained a draft of the 2017 U.S. Global Change Research Program's Climate Science Special Report , assembled by federal authorities. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna would not comment on the USA report . It must be approved by President Trump's administration for an official release .

Author: 0 U.S. destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens

Navy official said Thursday. McCain destroyer sailed within six nautical miles of Mischief Reef, part of the disputed Spratly Islands south of the Paracel Islands. "China is very displeased with this and will bring up the issue with the USA side", the ministry said in a statement. "At the moment the relations between the armed forces of China and the United States show stable development".

Author: 0 North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo toward Guam

Even as the Pacific territory's debt trading volumes hit almost $12 million, according to a review of Thomson Reuters data, prices were only marginally changed on the day. In fact, this is why North Korea has been trying so hard to become a nuclear-armed power. He said he had been in touch with the White House and there was no change in the threat level.

Global Japan says 'can never tolerate' North Korea provocations
Author: 0 Japan says 'can never tolerate' North Korea provocations

The Swiss franc and the yen had notched up impressive gains against the dollar on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States. Guam lies about 2,100 miles from the Korean Peninsula, and it's extremely unlikely Kim's government would risk annihilation with a pre-emptive attack on USA citizens.

Author: 0 Carter: North Koreans convinced of United States strike

After Trump made his off-the-cuff "fire and fury" comments Tuesday, the president's religious advisor Jeffress , an evangelical pastor, said: "When it comes to how we should deal with evildoers, the Bible, in the book of Romans, is very clear: God has endowed rulers full power to use whatever means necessary , including war, to stop evil".

Global Lassa Fever - 3 More Test Positive At LUTH, 150 Under Watch
Author: 0 Lassa Fever - 3 More Test Positive At LUTH, 150 Under Watch

Those that are being monitored have been given thermometers to check their temperature. "It is only when we have immediate contact that we restrict their movement". The President of ARD, LUTH, Adebayo Sekunmade, said the management of the hospital was handling the situation. He said his ministry in collaboration with the FMC would quickly set up an isolation centre at the hospital to help in containing such emergencies.

Global Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal PM
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Preparations for the 15th ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), established with the goal of jointly attaining economic growth and social prosperity by realising the spirit of equality and collaboration, have been completed.

Author: 0 Millennials Support Most of Trump's Immigration Policies — RAISE

Even if the bill never becomes law, it could achieve something profound. Under Mr Trump, the party is on the point of abandoning its optimism about legal migration, too. And, unlike some white landscapers I have encountered over the years, they do not complain about their lot in life or look around for more lucrative ways to make money, such as getting a real estate license or trying to start up a company they can sell to investors for big bucks some time down the line.

Author: 0 US B-1B Bombers Fly over Korean Peninsula Again

North Korea said it was preparing to send intermediate-range missiles near Guam , which was home to more than 160,000 U.S. citizens, including some 6000 members of the armed forces. "On the North Korean side", he says, "there are differences of specificity". He said he felt like moving out of Guam . "We are not just a military installation", said Governor Eddie Calvo.

Global Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Friday
Author: 0 Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Friday

Canada Pension Plan Inv Board invested in 241,900 shares or 0.01% of the stock. About 45,755 shares traded. It is down 14.12% since August 9, 2016 and is downtrending. Van Eck Associates owns 17.93 million shares for 0.74% of their portfolio. Connor Clark Lunn Investment Management has 1.91M shares for 0.11% of their portfolio.

Global Barricaded gunman causes closure of I-75 in Monroe County
Author: 0 Barricaded gunman causes closure of I-75 in Monroe County

State police said the interstate would open soon after they took the man into custody without incident. The suspect vehicle was eventually located on I-75 in Monroe County, where police resumed the pursuit. "We'll try to talk him out of this peacefully". He fled and led them on a chase south on I-75. The man began streaming live on Facebook at some point.

Global Channing Tatum dances with cashier at gas station
Author: 0 Channing Tatum dances with cashier at gas station

When he reaches the register, a clerk named Beatrice Chandler calls him behind the counter, gives him a hug around the waist and jokingly tells the next customer to leave the store. how did she just stand there so calmly next to him? Watch all the fun go down in the video above! Tatum is now out promoting his upcoming film Logan Lucky , co-starring Daniel Craig, Adam Driver, Seth McFarlane and Riley Keough.

Global Bill O'Reilly launches new half-hour Internet show
Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly launches new half-hour Internet show

His "The O'Reilly Factor" show on Fox News was the most-watched primetime cable news show on USA television, averaging some 4 million viewers a night. The longtime cable news champion, who was forced out at Fox in April amid a swirl of sexual harassment allegations, has never been on the rival network before.

Global USA bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'
Author: 0 USA bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'

Six bombers are now in position in Guam, 2,100 miles away from North Korea . Aircrews, maintenance and support personnel will continue generating B-1 bomber sorties to demonstrate the continuing USA commitment to stability and security in the region, providing commanders with a strategic power-projection platform and fulfilling the need for aircraft that are mission-ready at any time, an important part of national defense during a time of high regional tension, Pacific Air Forces ...

Global Truck spills hundreds of frozen pizzas, shuts down highway
Author: 0 Truck spills hundreds of frozen pizzas, shuts down highway

Our CBS affiliate THV11 reports that the tractor trailer hit an overpass, ripped open the side of the trailer and spilled frozen pizzas all over the interstate. Arkansas DoT spokesperson Danny Straessle jokingly reported "lots of pizza fatalities" following the incident. All lanes of traffic were reopened by 5:30 p.m., more than four hours after the crash.

Global Motorists play important role in school bus safety
Author: 0 Motorists play important role in school bus safety

For many kids, their school day begins and ends with a ride on a school bus. Last year, there were 834 school bus related crashes in Kentucky, which included 3 deaths and 98 injuries. Disregarding a school bus stop arm is a serious violation and one that school bus drivers are quick to report. TPSD transportation officials urge bus drivers and drivers in other vehicles to be particularly cautious during loading and unloading.

Global Volkswagen buys back old cars at discounts in Germany
Author: 0 Volkswagen buys back old cars at discounts in Germany

Volkswagen said it would offer buyers trading in an old diesel a discount on cars meeting the latest Euro 6 emissions standard . The announcement was made through a statement from Frankfurt on Tuesday, wherein the company stated that customers trading in their old diesel cars for brand-new cars that meet the latest Euro-VI emission norms will get discounts ranging from 2,000 euros (Rs 1.49 lakh) for its Up! compact vehicle to 10,000 euros for its Touareg SUV.

Author: 0 Dextera Surgical Inc. (DXTR) Shares Down 12.7% Following Weak Earnings

On the other side, sales forecasts for the current quarter are $1.1 Million. The company attributes the decline to a backorder for the blue reload cartridges and shipping hold at the end of the quarter. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. There are also plans to increase the device's indications to expand its usage into liver pancreas Kidney and spleen surgery.

Global Turkey detains Russian IS suspect 'planning attack on U.S. base'
Author: 0 Turkey detains Russian IS suspect 'planning attack on U.S. base'

Turkish law enforcement has detained a Russian citizen suspected of planning to down American military aircraft using a drone, Turkish media reports. It said he was affiliated with IS and had previously traveled to Syria. He also admitted to reconnoitering the air base for his strike after a previous attempt he made to attack Americans failed, according to Dogan. The semi-official Dogan news agency said Thursday that Renat Bakiev was suspected to be a member of Daesh , a Takfiri terrorist ...

Global New Orleans flood, pumps debacle: Recap of new information released Thursday
Author: 0 New Orleans flood, pumps debacle: Recap of new information released Thursday

Leaders of the Sewerage and Water Board had promised that all 121 drainage pumps were working properly during the storm and said the flooding was caused by too much rain for the system to handle. Because of New Orleans' unusual topography - with many areas below sea level - it takes about 100 pumps, some as big as a garage, spread across every neighborhood to suck water out of storm drains and canals and push it into a nearby lake or other water bodies.

Global More Than Half of Republicans Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election
Author: 0 More Than Half of Republicans Would Support Postponing the 2020 Election

The poll was conducted from June 5 to 20 among 1,325 Americans. Sixty-eight percent of voters polled by two researchers believed the president's repeated claims that widespread " voter fraud " cost him the popular vote in the 2016 election, and 52 percent said they would support postponing the 2020 election in order to make sure only "legal" citizens cast ballots.

Author: 0 Wall Street opens lower as North Korea tensions escalate

In the Dow , declines in shares of Merck and DuPont, down 0.9% and 0.8% respectively, outweighed gains in shares of Apple and Microsoft, up 1.3% and 0.7% respectively. Gold settled up 1.4% at $1,256.40 an ounce, then rose almost 2% - to almost $1,283 - after Wednesday's settlement. MARKETS OVERSEAS: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 1.1 percent, while France's CAC 40 fell 1.4 percent.

Global Holyrood flexes muscles ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 Holyrood flexes muscles ahead of Brexit talks

He insisted the issue of where powers will lie after Brexit is not being determined "by diktat" but is instead happening by agreement. "I don't see that as a problem at all". We want the powers that are properly exercised in Scotland to be exercised in Scotland permanently. "When you say there's a fundamental disagreement, there isn't: we want the same thing, and the goal of these talks is to ensure that in detail we can get to that point".

Global Sharif ignores warnings, takes road to Lahore
Author: 0 Sharif ignores warnings, takes road to Lahore

He then added: "I have come out onto the streets with a case against your disqualification". "Nawaz Sharif has left his office but his policies will continue", he said while expressing confidence that his government would achieve the PML-N's mega-development targets as conceived by the deposed prime minister.

Global Islamic group state claims attack on police in Egypt's Sinai
Author: 0 Islamic group state claims attack on police in Egypt's Sinai

Four police forces traveling to al-Arish in North Sinai were killed in ambush early Wednesday, in a latest attack against security forces in the restive Peninsula. Last month, seven civilians, including two children, were killed when a auto bomb exploded near a military checkpoint in North Sinai. Egypt in recent years has been battling a stepped-up insurgency in northern Sinai, mainly by militants from an Islamic State group affiliate.

Author: 0 FACT CHECK: Is The Nuclear Arsenal 'Stronger Than Ever'?

Under Obama's deal, the USA, while making reductions to its nuclear arsenal, would also fund programs to modernize the existing arsenal to make them more effective and safe. Trump's insistence that the country's nuclear arsenal is "now far stronger and more powerful than ever before" is wildly inaccurate. Back in 2014, then-Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced that his department had plans to upgrade its nuclear forces, including the country's aging equipment.

Global Asian stocks lower as US, NKorea nuclear tensions rise
Author: 0 Asian stocks lower as US, NKorea nuclear tensions rise

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,048. Internet, computer hardware, retail, and financial stocks are also seeing considerable weakness, moving lower along with most of the other major sectors. THE QUOTE: While the tough talk about the potential for nuclear war is scary, investors have heard it many times before. Fifteen of the Dow's 30 stocks ended higher, led by Home Depot and Travelers' 1.2% rallies.

Global No Powerball jackpot, but $50000 winning ticket sold in Hilton Head
Author: 0 No Powerball jackpot, but $50000 winning ticket sold in Hilton Head

This is the sixth largest jackpot in the game's history. No one hit the jackpot in last night's Powerball drawing, so it's going up again. Prior to the drawing, the jackpot increased from $307 million to $323 million. "If you buy both tickets, you've doubled your odds of winning", said Ben Auerbach, lead data strategist for Allstate, but they're still pretty close to zero.

Global $13 billion invested in new wind power in 2016, and more
Author: 0 $13 billion invested in new wind power in 2016, and more

Energy Department, says, "New York continues to grow its wind energy portfolio, and that's really driven by economics and other state specific considerations that have been given through the renewable portfolio standards". In total, US wind turbines in distributed applications reached a cumulative installed capacity of 992MW. In the past year, MA and NY made commitments to buy 1,600 MW and 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy, respectively, while Maryland recently awarded offshore renewable ...

Global What did Bill Murray think of the Groundhog Day musical?
Author: 0 What did Bill Murray think of the Groundhog Day musical?

Murray played the cranky weatherman stuck reliving the forecast holiday in Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania in the 1993 film. "We just have to try again", Murray told the Times . "By the time the cast was bowing on stage, Mr. Murray was in tears", Deb wrote. After the show, Bill made his way backstage where he spent around an hour chatting to the cast and crew.

Global Remember the Trump staff sex scandal? Former adviser from Miami confirms pregnancy
Author: 0 Remember the Trump staff sex scandal? Former adviser from Miami confirms pregnancy

Delgado (@AJDelgado13)And I'm not sure what Jason means that he and his wife are excited to welcome Will. Miller's wife gave birth in January, and he now appears frequently on CNN as a pro-Trump commentator. She also appeared to take issue with Miller's statement. Page Six exclusively reported that Miller and Delgado went to a Las Vegas strip club with members of the media the night before Trump's final debate against Hillary Clinton in late October.

Global Scaramucci claims vulgar interview taped without permission
Author: 0 Scaramucci claims vulgar interview taped without permission

There will be plenty to gab about, not least of all his profanity-peppered interview with the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza , in which he unloaded in colorful terms on fellow Trump aides. Even Lewinsky took notice, citing his tweet and captioning it with a wide-eyed emoji. Lizza published the contents of a phone call he had with Scaramucci last month shortly before the former communications director resigned.

Global North Korea Examines Plan to Contain US Bases on Guam
Author: 0 North Korea Examines Plan to Contain US Bases on Guam

For years, North Korea has claimed Guam is within its missiles' striking distance, making furious statements each time when the USA flew powerful bombers from the island's air base to the Korean Peninsula. "But I have to say, I'm not laughing now". In fact, Calvo said he was more disturbed by Sen. "I think people are just stunned and really don't know what to think", Todd Thompson said.

Global What does the U.S. military do on the island of Guam?
Author: 0 What does the U.S. military do on the island of Guam?

We've come to expect that from North Korea's unpredictable Kim Jong Un , who proudly and foolishly proclaims his ability to attack the United States. The suggestion that President Trump has enhanced USA nuclear firepower was immediately disputed by experts, who noted no progress under President Trump's presidency.

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