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Global Media British Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed islands
Author: 0 British Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed islands

China responded by dispatching a frigate and two helicopters to meet the HMS Albion . While having the choice to steer clear of the Paracel Islands, Captain Tim Neild reportedly chose to demonstrate the UK's objection to China's " excessive claims " in the region, an anonymous source told Reuters .

Author: 0 UK Charges Two Suspected Russian Intelligence Agents in Nerve Agent Attack

He added: "I don't think anyone can ever say that Mr Putin isn't in control of his state". In a joint statement, they also said they have " full confidence " in the British assessment that the two suspects were GRU officers, and urged Russian Federation to provide full disclosure of its Novichok program.

Global Media Tehran summit expected to seal fate of Syria's Idlib province
Author: 0 Tehran summit expected to seal fate of Syria's Idlib province

Russia, which has beefed up its naval and other forces in the region in recent weeks, has charged that the United States is preparing to manufacture a chemical weapons attack to justify military intervention. Moscow, meanwhile, has moved 10 warships and two submarines off the coast of Syria in a huge show of force. At the core of Idlib's predicament is the thousands of jihadists entrenched in the province along with the civilians.

Global Media Mueller says he’d accept written responses from Trump
Author: 0 Mueller says he’d accept written responses from Trump

The special counsel's office would decide whether to proceed with an interview after receiving the written answers from Trump. On Tuesday, the President called the Mueller investigation "illegal" in an interview with the Daily Caller. Earlier this month, Trump's attorneys rejected Mueller's proposal to ask Trump questions he had about his actions as president and said they would consider having him answer some questionsabout the campaign period in writing.

Global Media Two EX-Presidents honour McCain as Trump plays golf
Author: 0 Two EX-Presidents honour McCain as Trump plays golf

Senator. John McCain of Arizona who succumbed to brain cancer at his home on Saturday , many who praised his life as a war hero also remembered the for his faith. McCain's body, which had lain in state at the US Capitol, arrived at the Washington National Cathedral after his motorcade first stopped at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial , where his wife, Cindy McCain, laid a wreath to honour those who died in the war.

Author: 0 Northern California wildfire triples in size

Parked trucks lined more than two miles of Interstate 5 as both directions remained closed to traffic. The Delta Fire had grown to 2,000 acres by around 5:50 p.m., National Forest officials said. Crews in Northern California are battling a rapidly growing fire near the OR border. 'It isn't a lot of people, ' he said. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s in areas where the fire is burning, and winds with gusts in the 15 to 20 miles per hour range are expected through the afternoon.

Author: 0 France, Germany, Canada and US back Britain over Salisbury poisoning

Russia denies involvement in the attack on Sergei Skripal - a former Russian agent who had been convicted in his homeland of spying for Britain - and his daughter. British authorities and the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog say the Skripals were exposed to Novichok, a type of military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

Global Media Man crashes truck into Texas news station building
Author: 0 Man crashes truck into Texas news station building

The building was largely evacuated as police investigated a suspicious bag, the station said. FOX 4 reporter Brandon Todd said the man was yelling "high treason". Webb said the suspect was taken to Parkland Hospital for evaluation and later transferred to the Lew Sterrett Jail. Photos circulating on twitter show the truck and a bunch of papers scattered about.

Author: 0 Pence, Pompeo deny role in the op-ed article

The Times said it kept the author's name secret because the official's job would be jeopardised by its disclosure, calling it a rare step. "It's not mine", Mr. "If the GUTLESS anonymous person does indeed exist, the Times must, for National Security purposes, turn him/her over to government at once!" "The Vice President puts his name on his Op-Eds", Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen wrote on Twitter .

Global Media Marco Rubio tussles with Infowars' Alex Jones in Washington
Author: 0 Marco Rubio tussles with Infowars' Alex Jones in Washington

Jones said Rubio wanted to have him arrested. "You are literally like a little gangster thug". Jones started bragging about his website, noting the millions of views his talk show receives on platforms like YouTube and Facebook , which have now banned the far-right host for peddling numerous conspiracy theories, misinformation and harassment of public officials across the political spectrum, including Rubio.

Global Media Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday
Author: 0 Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday

The damage to the bridge left3,000 travellers and staff stranded overnight. Japan has long had a reputation for transportation that runs like clockwork. "It looks pretty bad", he said by telephone from Tokyo . Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways and Japanese carriers were among those who cancelled hundreds of flights because of the airport shutdown.

Global Media India 2 plus 2 dialogue to take place on Thursday
Author: 0 India 2 plus 2 dialogue to take place on Thursday

In a first, the two nations also chose to conduct a tri-services joint exercise off the eastern coast of India in 2019. The two countries are expected to announce an agreement in principle on a fundamental accord that they have been negotiating for years to allow secure communications in the military arena.

Global Media Vice President Pence Denies Writing Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed
Author: 0 Vice President Pence Denies Writing Anonymous New York Times Op-Ed

In a speech at the UN , Pence said, "So let us rededicate ourselves to the mission upon which this body was founded - the first words of the U.N. Charter, 'to maintain worldwide peace, ' must again be our lodestar , our ideal, and our aspiration.Through reform of our efforts and reform of this institution, through renewed courage to speak and act whenever and wherever the unalienable rights of innocent people, or the peace of the world, is at risk we will create, as our President said, a ...

Global Media Florida mom charged with murder in death of toddler
Author: 0 Florida mom charged with murder in death of toddler

The case has rattled the community, devastated family members and made some question how a child on the radar of multiple child welfare agencies could have fallen so far through the cracks. The blow caused him to have seizures, according to the report. Before police found the boy's body, officers searched street by street, some climbing into dumpsters to look for any signs of the missing toddler.

Global Media $400K raised for homeless hero is gone: lawyer
Author: 0 $400K raised for homeless hero is gone: lawyer

In court, McClure and D'Amico's attorney, Ernest Badway, said about $200,000 had gone to Bobbitt, but Dow said Badway indicated he was "misadvised" by his clients and that later the court learned there was no money left. Last month, D'Amico claimed that he controls the funds in the account and that he would dispense the money when Bobbitt gets a job and stops using drugs.

Global Media Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul
Author: 0 Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has renewed his commitment to denuclearisation and promised to cooperate with the United States in talks, according to a South Korean envoy who met him in Pyongyang . They come amid a growing standoff with the United States on how to proceed with diplomacy meant to settle a nuclear dispute that had many fearing war a year ago.

Global Media Section 377: Gay sex is legal in India now
Author: 0 Section 377: Gay sex is legal in India now

Section 377 directly goes against Article 21 of the Constitution, which guarantees a right to life and liberty for all individuals. Senior Advocate Shyam Diwan threw light on how the members of LGBT community are "invisible" until they develop relationships, upon which they become "visible" to the society and the State; the "shadow of criminality" cast upon them and their treatment as "second class citizens".

Author: 0 Paraguay moving embassy back to Tel Aviv; Israel shuts mission in Asuncion

Paraguay's decision was a blow to Israel's efforts to achieve external recognition of Jerusalem as its capital, which appeared to have gained some traction this year with the United States, Guatemala and Paraguay opening embassies there. Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem has never been recognised internationally, and according to the 1993 Israel-Palestinian peace accords, the final status of Jerusalem is meant to be discussed in the latter stages of peace talks.

Global Media Donald Trump Takes A Jab At Meghan McCain With MAGA Tweet
Author: 0 Donald Trump Takes A Jab At Meghan McCain With MAGA Tweet

After Meghan McCain subtly slammed President Donald Trump at the funeral of her father, Senator John McCain , the president took to Twitter and wrote an obvious jab at McCain's daughter. Both men bested McCain in separate presidential bids. Graham and Lieberman were two of McCain's top allies in the Senate and his close friends - they were often called the "three amigos" - and their praise for his daughter came after she posted a photo of herself with them online reflecting that ...

Global Media Strong quake strikes near Tomakomai in northern Japan
Author: 0 Strong quake strikes near Tomakomai in northern Japan

The quake's epicentre was about 27.3 kilometres east of the city of Tomakomai, which has a population of about 175,000, and 64.8 kilometres southeast of Sapporo, a major metropolitan area of 1.9 million people. NHK Footage showed a crumbled brick wall and broken glass in a home, and quoted local police as saying some people were trapped in collapsed structures.

Global Media Duterte Calls Hitler 'Insane' at Holocaust Memorial
Author: 0 Duterte Calls Hitler 'Insane' at Holocaust Memorial

Around 29,000 Filipinos work in Israel , 24,000 of which are caregivers which will benefit from the Memorandum of Agreement on the Temporary Employment of Home-Based Filipino Caregivers signed by the Philippines and Israel. Israel is among the world's top arms dealers, with almost 60% of its defence exports going to the Asia-Pacific region, according to Israeli defence ministry data.

Global Media Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics
Author: 0 Ayanna Pressley's Surprise Upset Shows Women Of Color's Power In Democratic Politics

Joseph Crowley (D-NY) in New York earlier this summer, a shocker that rocket-fueled the leftist wing of the Democratic Party in a year where establishment incumbents are having a hard time winning re-election. The Chicago-raised activist faces no Republican rival for the district, leaving her free to focus on President Donald Trump . She lost that race to Democrat Nick Collins.