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People Whitmer and Schuette Win Michigan Governor’s Nominations
Author: 0 Whitmer and Schuette Win Michigan Governor’s Nominations

Whitmer solidly defeated businessman Shri Thanedar and progressive candidate Abdul El-Sayed, who had the backing of national progressives like Sen. According to the unofficial results at press time from Ballotpedia, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, Schuette won the Republican race with 494,297 votes, Whitmer edged out her Democratic competitors with 585,498 votes, and Libertarian candidate Gelineau received 3,503 votes.

People Kerala rains: 26 dead, thousands evacuated amid India flooding
Author: 0 Kerala rains: 26 dead, thousands evacuated amid India flooding

The army, navy, air force, coast guard, and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have joined hands, by coordinating on a massive scale to carry out evacuations and relief operations. According to the disaster control room sources, 10 people were killed in landslides in Idukki , five in Malappuram, two in Kannur and one in Wayanad district.

People Canada shooting: Several dead in Fredericton, New Brunswick
Author: 0 Canada shooting: Several dead in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Police had earlier advised residents in the area to stay indoors, lock down their homes and not reveal their location or the location of police officers on social media. A tweet from the Fredericton police was sent at 6:35 a.m. local time on August 10, it read, "Fredericton Police are responding Brookside Drive area".

People U.S. refuses to back Canada in Saudi Arabia dispute
Author: 0 U.S. refuses to back Canada in Saudi Arabia dispute

Riyadh accuses Ottawa of meddling Riyadh accused Ottawa on Tuesday of interfering in its internal affairs. Saudi Arabia responded by freezing all new trade with Canada and expelling its ambassador over the "interference" in the desert kingdom's domestic affairs, saying it was a violation of the country's sovereignty.

People North Korea accuses United States of 'spreading falsehoods' in damming statement
Author: 0 North Korea accuses United States of 'spreading falsehoods' in damming statement

The stark comments come after Trump and Kim's June meeting in Singapore , during which the White House said the North had made firm pledges to rid itself of its nuclear weapons. It continued: "Now, the issue in question is that going against the intention of President Trump to advance the DPRK - US relations, some high level officials within the US administration are making baseless allegations against us and making desperate attempts at intensifying the worldwide sanctions and pressure.

People Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli strike kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

The deaths of two of its fighters could trigger an escalation between Hamas and Israel. One Israeli soldier was killed by a Gaza sniper during this period. Israel's security cabinet discussed the proposal on Sunday, but afterwards ministers said only that the Israeli military was "prepared for any scenario".

People 39 people killed, 51 others injured, mostly children, in Yemen bus attack
Author: 0 39 people killed, 51 others injured, mostly children, in Yemen bus attack

Footage from the Houthi media office showed a boy wearing a blue backpack with a UNICEF logo being carried into a hospital emergency room with blood pouring down his face and over his traditional Yemeni thawb, an ankle-length garment. Houthi militants responsible for firing ballistic missiles and targeting civilians "will be held accountable", said the Saudi statement. The Houthis seized the capital, Sanaa, in 2014 and overthrew the internationally recognised government led by President ...

People US Sanctions Russia Over Claimed UK Nerve Agent Attack
Author: 0 US Sanctions Russia Over Claimed UK Nerve Agent Attack

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent, in the British town of Salisbury in March. "So linking these events is unacceptable to us, and just as with previous USA sanctions we believe are absolutely illegal and against worldwide law", Peskov told reporters.

People Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce
Author: 0 Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza despite talk of truce

At least eight other civilians in Gaza were also injured, the ministry said. "As of now, 36 rocket launches were identified from Gaza towards Israel", the army tweeted. The incident occurred while a group of senior Hamas leaders from overseas were visiting Gaza to discuss the ceasefire efforts with local leaders.

People Dundee women’s group accuses Boris Johnson of ‘fuelling Islamophobia’
Author: 0 Dundee women’s group accuses Boris Johnson of ‘fuelling Islamophobia’

Boris Johnson is facing an investigation into whether he broke Conservative Party rules over his comments about Muslim women. The ban was upheld in 2017 by the European Court of Human Rights following a challenge by two Muslim women. Mr Johnson has rejected calls to apologise for his remarks , in a Daily Telegraph column in which he also argued against a ban on full-face veils.

People Retired Astronaut Says We Don't Need Trump's Space Force
Author: 0 Retired Astronaut Says We Don't Need Trump's Space Force

Mike Rogers, R-Ala., and Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., leaders of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, said in a statement. Rather than building up a Space Force from scratch, the Pentagon will take individuals and units working on space programs in the Air Force and other branches, with the objective of having the " United States Department of the Space Force " by 2020.

People Dead baby found floating near Brooklyn Bridge
Author: 0 Dead baby found floating near Brooklyn Bridge

Police said the baby's body showed no signs of trauma. Authorities say the approximately eight-month-old child was spotted floating in the river near 89 South St. Diana Campbell posted a news story about the incident on her Facebook, adding, "Asking for prayers for this lovely baby boy. someone out there knows what might have happen to him".

People Saudi Arabia Appears To Be Trying To Tank Canadian Asset Prices
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Appears To Be Trying To Tank Canadian Asset Prices

This after it suspended direct flights to Canada by its state airline and ordered the withdrawal of 12,000 Saudi students who are in Canada on state-sponsored scholarships. The United States said Tuesday that both Canada and Saudi Arabia are "close partners" of the USA, and asked the Saudi government for more information of the detention of several activists.

People Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars
Author: 0 Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars

The iOS app Infowars Official was ranked the fourth most popular news app earlier today, less than 48 hours after Apple and other tech companies booted Jones off its social media platforms. Accounts like Jones' can often sensationalize issues and spread unsubstantiated rumors, so it's critical journalists document, validate, and refute such information directly so people can form their own opinions.

People 'Just sheer panic': B.C. family stranded after Indonesia quake
Author: 0 'Just sheer panic': B.C. family stranded after Indonesia quake

Rescuers resumed their search for survivors‚ and started the recovery of bodies in the rubble of houses‚ mosques and schools after the most recent quake. "Next time we will stay in France, or somewhere close", she said. "When it happened, we stood with residents in the middle of the street and watched houses collapse around us", said Yustrianda Sirio, supervisor of a group of university students from Java doing a community service program in East Lombok.

Author: 0 Gates Says He Stole From Firm to Pay for Affair

District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. As part of his plea agreement to cooperate with prosecutors, Gates also admitted to lying to investigators from the special counsel's office - a fact Downing also seized upon. "The idea of exchanging income for loans reduced his overall tax liability", Gates said. Former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore on questions the star witness for the prosecution will face from Paul Manafort's attorneys.

People Collins and son charged with insider trading
Author: 0 Collins and son charged with insider trading

The indictment charges the congressman, his son Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky with securities fraud, wire fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and counts of making false statements . An Office of Congressional Ethics report earlier this year found that Collins may have violated federal law by sharing nonpublic information with investors of the Australian pharmaceutical company.

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