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by | August 28, 2018 | 17:39

Katz brought a gun into the GLHF Game Bar, in the back of a pizza restaurant, Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said. Authorities say 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore killed two people and wounded nine others before fatally shooting himself Sunday at the "Madden NFL 19" tournament being held at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville.

by | August 28, 2018 | 17:31

Congressional leaders in Washington have said that he would lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, though the timing was uncertain. President Donald Trump notably refused to allow the White House to release a formal statement about McCain's death that would have honored his service.

by | August 28, 2018 | 15:03

Francis was so enraged that Davis' supporters had leaked word of the meeting that the Vatican subsequently insisted he only held one private audience while there: with one of his former students, a gay man and his partner. In a July 29 statement , Cardinal Wuerl said: "When the first claim against Archbishop McCarrick was filed in the Archdiocese of NY, the Archdiocese of Washington reviewed its own files and found no complaints of any kind made against Archbishop McCarrick".

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:56

Mr Morrison's most hard task will be mending the deep rift in the Liberal party before an election, which is due in the first half of 2019. The 62-year-old stood in the three-way contest to become Liberal Party leader and prime minister after the ousting of Turnbull, but was knocked-out in the first round, gaining just 11 of 85 lawmakers' votes.

by | August 27, 2018 | 23:24

Residents and U.S. officials laid flowers near a concrete sculpture of McCain by the capital's Truc Bach lake, commemorating the site where the former Navy pilot - who died Saturday aged 81 - was shot down and detained during the Vietnam War.

by | August 27, 2018 | 23:12

The reporters contend they were framed by police while reporting on Myanmar's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine that has drawn global condemnation. The investigators cited six Myanmar military leaders as "priority subjects" for possible prosecution, including Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:47

There's optimism that the US and Mexico are close to sorting out their one-on-one sticking points, which would open the door for Canada to rejoin the negotiations. Adam Austen, a spokesman for Canada's foreign minister, added: "We're glad Mexico and the USA continue to work out their bilateral issues". "There's been no indication of flexibility from the USA on this issue", a senior Canadian official told the AFP news agency on Thursday.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:27

Trump tweeted Friday that, as a effect of the escalating trade war between the USA and China , Chinese officials are no longer pressuring North Korea to shut down its nuclear weapons program. "In the meantime I would like to send my warmest regards and respect to Chairman Kim". Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he believes that China is behind North Korea's latest shift in tone.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:41

After Democratic Sen. Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009, President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House be flown at half-staff for five days. Over the a year ago and a half of his life, McCain was one of President Trump's biggest opponents, appearing to put his beliefs of what he thought was best for America, over partisan politics.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:15

To that end, I was glad to see that Imran Khan - who has just officially been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan - is already rejecting the agenda of the hardliners. "I can only say we stand by our readout", she said. " Imran Khan is the custodian of public money", he said in an interview with a local TV channel.

by | August 26, 2018 | 20:57

The online star, who called himself McSkillet , was reportedly driving faster than 100mph when his £200,000 McLaren sports vehicle crashed head-on into an SUV, killing its driver and passenger. Aileen Pizarro worked family counselor in San Diego , and her daughter was set to begin seventh grade on Monday, the Union-Tribune reported . A few minutes before the crash, local San Diego news outlets reported a black McLaren slamming through the gate of an elementary school and almost hitting ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 18:29

When San Luis, Arizona police stopped Yuma resident Ivan Lopez, sniffer dogs reportedly flagged two toolboxes in the trailer. Given the narrowness of the opening on the USA side, officials said they believe that narcotics were brought in by pulling ropes.

by | August 26, 2018 | 17:57

She is now with her family in Damavand and has been reunited with her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella. He says Zaghari-Ratcliffe's lawyer is hopeful the period of release can be extended. The Free Nazanin campaign said she was told on Thursday she had just 10 minutes to get ready because she was being released. When Nick asked him about Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's role in the release, Mr Ratcliffe replied: "He's been very emotionally supportive".

by | August 24, 2018 | 07:25

South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu on Thursday said that "the unfortunate comments on Twitter by the President of the United States" were " based on false information ". South Africa's also lashed out at Trump over his remarks. Malema, who heads the radical left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), dubbed Trump "a pathological liar".

by | August 21, 2018 | 17:57

The three-day reunion at Mount Kumgang, a scenic resort in North Korea , is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. Numerous family members brought gifts for their North Korean relatives. "Imagine 73 years long without knowing whether their family members are still alive or passed away - no news at all".

by | August 21, 2018 | 16:51

Muslims across the world are celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha, which coincides with the final rites of the Hajj in Saudi Arabia . When Allah saw Ibrahim's willingness to kill his son in order to appease him, he stopped him and gave him a lamb to sacrifice instead.

by | August 21, 2018 | 16:08

The Centre has declared the devastating floods in Kerala a " calamity of severe nature " as the state braced for the enormous task of reconstruction of destroyed infrastructure and rehabilitation lakhs of people rendered homeless. Vijayan's also said that Kerala Cabinet has chose to recommend to the Governor to convene a special assembly session on August 30th to discuss relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction.

by | August 20, 2018 | 00:25

Jeffrey , a former US ambassador to Turkey, Iraq and Albania who also served as a deputy national security adviser to President George W. Bush, will hold the title of "special representative for Syrian engagement" and will report to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

by | August 19, 2018 | 22:42

The pipeline will allow gas to be transported directly to Germany from Russian Federation without transiting through Ukraine. "Ukraine must, in my opinion, play a role in the transit of gas to Europe", even after the start of Nord Stream 2 in 2019, the German chancellor said.

by | August 19, 2018 | 20:21

This has been the worst Taliban offensive on a provincial capital since the brief occupation of the western city of Farah in May. Elsewhere in Afghanistan , four policemen were killed and four were seriously wounded late Wednesday when they tried to defuse a auto bomb they found in southern Kandahar province, according to Zia Durrani, provincial police spokesman.