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Worldwide Germany warns of security risks in dogmatic European Union approach to Brexit: FT
Author: 0 Germany warns of security risks in dogmatic European Union approach to Brexit: FT

Mr Seehofer told reporters he was "extremely satisfied" with the deal, despite having to drop his demand for new transit centres. While he expressed a willingness to talk, Orban said his position hadn't changed over the past three years. At a hastily arranged meeting in Vienna with the Austrian chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, Seehofer sought support from Germany's southern neighbour for a controversial border agreement he had reached with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel .

Worldwide Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

Pence met with Kethledge and Coney Barrett while in IN earlier this week, then sat down with Kavanaugh in Washington on Wednesday. "He clerked for two federal judges, including Supreme Court Justice Sam Alito", Cruz wrote. Cuccinelli's remark was a wry reference to another contender, Coney Barrett, whom social conservatives unsure about Kavanaugh have rallied behind this week.

Worldwide Klamathon Fire burns into Hornbrook, California, closes I-5
Author: 0 Klamathon Fire burns into Hornbrook, California, closes I-5

Officials said the areas of concern include the Pacific Crest Trail, Mount Ashland, and the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The new blazes came as Southern California saw many areas top 100 degrees (38 degrees Celsius) Friday and more than a dozen got record-breaking temperatures for the day.

Worldwide U.S. sanctions 3 Nicaraguan officials for rights abuse, corruption
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions 3 Nicaraguan officials for rights abuse, corruption

Several demonstrators were wounded, human rights activists said. Three high-profile Nicaraguans have been sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act, Trump administration officials announced Thursday, as Washington increases pressure on the Central American country recently rocked by major anti-government protests that have left more than 250 dead.

Worldwide Mar-A-Lago Files Request To Hire 40 Foreign Temporary Workers
Author: 0 Mar-A-Lago Files Request To Hire 40 Foreign Temporary Workers

Trump's "Winter White House" has applied to hire 21 cooks from other countries to work at the resort from October to May. But it is seeking to pay those cooks slightly less than in 2017: the posting says Mar-a-Lago's pay for cooks starts at $13.31 per hour, down 3 cents from the year before.

Worldwide Clashes after police shoot young man dead
Author: 0 Clashes after police shoot young man dead

The incident added to what the Nantes prosecutor said was already a "climate of tension" in the neighborhood of Breil. Police authorities were investigating the officer's actions and decision to use his firearm, the police source said. The riot-hit districts of Nantes - Bellevue, Dervallieres, Malakoff and Breil - all have a history of gang violence. Anger over heavy-handed policing bubbled over again previous year when a young black man in another Paris suburb suffered severe anal ...

Worldwide Hurricane Beryl Forms, Could Hit Lesser Antilles
Author: 0 Hurricane Beryl Forms, Could Hit Lesser Antilles

This morning's advisory said: "Maximum sustained winds are estimated to be near 75 miles per hour (120 km/h) with higher gusts, but recent satellite images suggest that Beryl is becoming less organised". A unique aspect of Beryl, is that it is the furthest southeast that a named storm has ever formed this early in the hurricane season . A tropical storm watch was issued for the French Caribbean territories of Martinique, Guadeloupe, St.

Worldwide Israel demolishes Bedouin community near Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel demolishes Bedouin community near Jerusalem

Israeli police scuffled with activists protesting the planned demolition of a Bedouin hamlet in the West Bank on Wednesday amid worldwide opposition to the razing of the site. The demolition will expel the 35 families that live in the community. "This is a very clear violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention which determines the obligations of the occupying powers in the occupied territories", he added.

Worldwide North Korea warns USA attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar
Author: 0 North Korea warns USA attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar

North Korea is lashing out at the United States following two days of high-level denuclearization discussions between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong Chol, a senior aide to North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un . Pompeo, accompanied by senior State Department and Central Intelligence Agency officials, held several hours of talks on Friday evening and had a working dinner with Kim Yong Chol at which both were "cracking jokes" and "exchanging pleasantries", according to Nauert.

Worldwide Hundreds of thousands evacuated in Japan as 'historic' rain falls, two dead
Author: 0 Hundreds of thousands evacuated in Japan as 'historic' rain falls, two dead

Several people have died and many are missing amid heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Japan, officials said Friday. "Japan is seeing record heavy rainfall across a broad area", agency official Ryuta Kurora told reporters. In Motoyama, a town in Shikoku Island, 583 millimeters (23 inches) of rain fell in the 24 hours between Friday and Saturday mornings, the Meteorological Agency said.

Worldwide Missionaries of Charity nun in India charged with child trafficking
Author: 0 Missionaries of Charity nun in India charged with child trafficking

Police said the infant was sold to a family in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh state for US$1,700 (S$2,300) by the two suspects. According to Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Anish Gupta, the FIR was lodged by the Child Welfare Society against the Missionaries of Charities on Wednesday.

Author: 0 North Korea says talks with Mike Pompeo were 'regrettable'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, right, arrives for a lunch with Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, July 7, 2018.

Worldwide Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA
Author: 0 Scott Pruitt Steps Down From EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned after a tumultuous 17 months in office. In a tweet announcing Pruitt's resignation , President Donald Trump made his own expectations clear when he praised the work Pruitt had done at the EPA and announced Wheeler as his replacement.

Author: 0 California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

They included Colestin Road from the California border to Mt. Ashland Ski Road, as well as Oregon Highway 99 from the state border to Mt. Ashland Ski Road. "We know we've lost homes and lots of structures, including livestock and horses as well". About 750 people have had to evacuate their homes, according to CalFire.

Worldwide Take short showers and avoid using hosepipe in…
Author: 0 Take short showers and avoid using hosepipe in…

Watering gardens, filling pools or cleaning vehicles with a hose is strictly prohibited during the hosepipe ban . Irish Water thanked the public for their conservation efforts so far and urged them to continue to conserve water to help protect water supplies now and over the coming months.

Worldwide China tries to ease fears that Beijing may target United States firms
Author: 0 China tries to ease fears that Beijing may target United States firms

International Trade Center Executive Director Arancha Gonzalez told DW that the world was facing "the largest trade conflict since the Second World War". The start of the trade war likely confirms the widening rupture between Trump and his own Republican Party, a traditional champion of free trade and big business.

Worldwide Sweden 'tough to beat', warns coach ahead of England World Cup clash
Author: 0 Sweden 'tough to beat', warns coach ahead of England World Cup clash

Switzerland, meanwhile, exit the World Cup in the last 16 for the third time in four attempts and their coach Vladimir Petkovic admitted his team were well below their best. We've scrapped and fought our way. Didier Deschamps' team finally seems to have clicked; a 4-3 thriller against Argentina underlined their title credentials, but they'll face much sterner opposition in this Uruguay side.

Worldwide Man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job
Author: 0 Man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job

Of course, Edwards says. "Am I going to throw the baby over?" The door clicks open. Though she demonstrated her working keycard to Bloom and the responding officers, he wasn't quite satisfied. The statement also condemns racism as "abhorrent, wrong and [having] no place in a free country". Vermitsky said his client has had to take his wife and children away from their home to a safe location.

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