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Spanish minister seeks inquiry into missing Saudi journalist

Spanish minister seeks inquiry into missing Saudi journalist A joint Saudi-Turkish team has entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to search it, almost two weeks after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Trump earlier had said Saudi Arabia could face " severe punishment " if it was proven it was involved in Khashoggi's disappearance. Saudia Arabia is allegedly lining up a takeover bid for Manchester United as the kingdom faces wo... [Full Article...]

Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance

Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance Pompeo is to also meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Mohammed, whom Khashoggi wrote critically about in The Washington Post and whose rise in power saw the writer go into a self-imposed exile in the U.S. Turkish investigators had been poised to enter the consulate for days, however the Saudis rescinded their offer of cooperation after the identities of a "hit squad" of 15 Saudis suspected of... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump threatens to CLOSE border with Mexico - ‘Stop this onslaught!’

Donald Trump threatens to CLOSE border with Mexico - ‘Stop this onslaught!’ Since the mid-1970s, migrants from Central and Southern America have exploited Mexico's relatively lax policies on border security to enter the USA illegally. On Thursday he threatened to close the U.S. border if Mexico didn't stop the caravan. The group of Salvadoreans, Hondurans and Guatemalans say they are fleeing violence and poverty. [Full Article...]

Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria, executing some

Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria, executing some The hostages were reportedly taken on October 13. Putin said this on Thursday while speaking at an global policy forum in Sochi, a city in the country. "They will simply drop dead, won't even have time to repent". "While we have confirmed that there was an attack on an IDP (internally displaced persons) camp near (Deir-al Zor) last week, we have no information supporting the large number of ho... [Full Article...]

Facebook Hires Nick Clegg To Head Global Affairs And Communications Team

Facebook Hires Nick Clegg To Head Global Affairs And Communications Team Mr Clegg lost his own seat in Britain's parliament in a general election past year. Clegg - who led the Liberal Democrats into coalition with the Conservative Party in 2010 - will move to Silicon Valley in January to succeed Elliot Schrage, the Financial Times reports. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to close southern United States border over caravan of migrants

Trump threatens to close southern United States border over caravan of migrants On Friday, Pompeo will meet officials including outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto, foreign minister Luis Videgaray and Marcelo Ebrard, the designated foreign minister of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Earlier on Friday, Videgaray said the caravan had close to 4,000 people and that the migrants could individually present their claims to enter Mexico or seek refugee statu... [Full Article...]

Russian woman charged with alleged 'information warfare' against USA midterms

Russian woman charged with alleged 'information warfare' against USA midterms The new complaint - which was not brought by the special counsel, but rather Justice Department prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia - in focusing on the accountant involved in the alleged conspiracy against the United States, goes into greater detail about how the money was moved around, and continues to be moved around for operations geared towards the 2018 midterms. [Full Article...]

EU's Barnier says 'yes', Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU's Barnier says 'yes', Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal European Union leaders must now decide whether to hold an emergency summit next month, despite warnings from leaders including French president Emmanuel Macron that no further meeting could take place without progress on the Irish border. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself This week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., in preparation for a 2020 presidential run, chose to fight back against President Trump's brutal nickname for her: Pocahontas . "But the generational range based on the ancestor that the report identified suggests she's between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American". "Native American" is a race, of sorts - an umbrella term that has more to do with th... [Full Article...]

Amritsar: Many feared dead in train accident

Amritsar: Many feared dead in train accident The Chief Minister of Punjab, Amarinder Singh has announced an ex gratia amount of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of deceased and free treatment to those injured in the mishap at government and private hospitals. Singh himself will visit Amritsar tomorrow to assess the situation. All services on Jalandhar-Amritsar route remained suspended three hours after Dussehra revellers standing across railway ... [Full Article...]

Crimea School Attack Wounded Will Be Airlifted to Russian Federation

Crimea School Attack Wounded Will Be Airlifted to Russian Federation Crimea's regional chief, Sergei Aksyonov, told the state news channel Rossiya-24 that 53 people were wounded in the Kerch attack, 12 of whom are now in serious condition. Witnesses, however, reported that victims were being killed by a gunman. The Investigative Committee said it was still working to establish the motive for the attack that recalled similar shooting sprees carried out by studen... [Full Article...]

Canada is legalizing marijuana: Here's what Michiganders should know

Canada is legalizing marijuana: Here's what Michiganders should know And while that news brought joy to cannabis consumers throughout the country, there was one group of people even more excited than stoners: cannabis investors. Alberta and Quebec have set the minimum age for purchase at 18, while other provinces have made it 19. However, a government-run store will make cannabis available to Ontario residents to buy online. [Full Article...]

Sadness as Moscow breaks with Constantinople

Sadness as Moscow breaks with Constantinople The long-running dispute has worsened since 2014 when Russian Federation annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and gave support to pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. Yet, unless Moscow intervenes militarily-most likely again in a "hybrid" fashion by seeking to organize conflicts among Ukrainians-it has few other levers in this situation. [Full Article...]

Gianforte's Body Slam Helped Him Win Special Election

Gianforte's Body Slam Helped Him Win Special Election But, Trump said he is "waiting for the results" of investigations being conducted by Saudi Arabia and Turkey, after which he pledged to make "a very strong statement". On Mr Biden challenging him to a fight, Mr Trump said, "He'd be down, faster than Greg would take him down". Trump also recounted how he initially heard about the incident, and why he believed it to be good news for Gianforte's ca... [Full Article...]

Mueller Will Issue Findings on Collusion and Obstruction After Midterms

Mueller Will Issue Findings on Collusion and Obstruction After Midterms Among those ramping up the pressure on Mueller to wrap things up as quickly as possible is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who is facing potential replacement as well. In September, Meadows pressed for Rosenstein to either testify before the House Judiciary Committee or step down. But Trump later declared Rosenstein's job safe. [Full Article...]

Migrants Moving Again in Guatemala; Trump Targets Democrats

Migrants Moving Again in Guatemala; Trump Targets Democrats Honduran migrants bound to the U.S border climbed into the bed of a truck in Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday. Under the deal, which was developed over the course of several months, Mexico will request that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establish shelters along its southern border with Central America, the official said. [Full Article...]

Trump plans USA exit from global postal treaty

Trump plans USA exit from global postal treaty President Donald Trump has previously accused China of keeping its currency weak to make exports more competitive. Singapore and European countries also benefit from the arrangement. While the agreement is meant to give Asian and African countries incentives to develop their economies, China has used the discounted rates so effectively that it now accounts for 60 percent of the packages sent ... [Full Article...]

France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit

France prepares Channel Tunnel checks in case of no-deal Brexit This year, the government suggested Britain could apply the EU's external tariffs for a limited period in case of any delay in implementing a Brexit deal. Raab's office said: "With several big issues still to resolve, including the Northern Ireland backstop , it was jointly agreed that face-to-face talks were necessary". [Full Article...]

Top Afghan Police Chief Killed in Kandahar Shooting, US General Unhurt

Top Afghan Police Chief Killed in Kandahar Shooting, US General Unhurt An Afghan lawmaker contesting this week's parliamentary elections was among four people killed on Wednesday by a bomb planted under his office chair, officials said, in an attack claimed by Taliban militants. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed and about a dozen USA soldiers were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire inside a building in Kabul. The shootout left Kandahar police chief Bri... [Full Article...]

CCTV of woman abandoning child at stranger's doorstep

CCTV of woman abandoning child at stranger's doorstep The boy's father told Houston TV station KTRK that he lives next door. Spencer said deputies canvassed the neighborhood when the child was found Wednesday night, but no one answered the door at the father's house . Child Protective Services responded to the scene and took custody of the child and are assisting in identifying the child's family. After being shown the video , the man said he ... [Full Article...]


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