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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...]

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin backs out of Saudi conference amid Khashoggi situation

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin backs out of Saudi conference amid Khashoggi situation Saudi officials deny any involvement in his disappearance. Pompeo stressed that the USA and Saudi Arabia have important links, including working on countering Iran. The Crown Prince told Pompeo that the USA and Saudi Arabia "are strong and old allies". It said al-Otaibi can be heard on one tape saying during Khashoggi's torture: "Do this outside". [Full Article...]

Dimon, Fink and Other CEOs to Skip Saudi Conference

Dimon, Fink and Other CEOs to Skip Saudi Conference There's something - you'll be surprised to hear me say that, there's something really awful and disgusting about that if that was the case so we're going to have to see. Handshake: US President Donald Trump with and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Riyadh in May a year ago. "Listen I am concerned", he said. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle reveals she's 'running on adrenaline' during first pregnancy

Meghan Markle reveals she's 'running on adrenaline' during first pregnancy After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle touched down in Sydney, Australia, to kick off their royal tour , Harry spoke publicly about Markle's pregnancy for the first time. Shortly before the wedding he'd been exposed for collaborating with paparazzi on set-up photos , something that Samantha subsequently said she'd told him to do in order to change the public perception of him. [Full Article...]

Government blame 'admin error' for backing 'it's OK to be white' motion

Government blame 'admin error' for backing 'it's OK to be white' motion Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has apologised after Government senators voted for a Pauline Hanson motion that used far-right slogan "It's OK to be white", saying the vote was the result of an "administrative error" and the Government had previously made a decision to vote against the motion. [Full Article...]

Border between Jordan and Syria to reopen on Monday

Border between Jordan and Syria to reopen on Monday She said in a statement that the decision was taken after "Jordanian and Syrian technical teams agreed on the final measures needed to reopen the border during a meeting held at the Jaber crossing". The Syrian government began repairing its side of the border crossing in mid-September, Syrian state news agency SANA reported at the time. Technical teams from Syria and Jordan met on the Jordan... [Full Article...]

Senior Treasury employee charged with leaking documents related to Russia probe

Senior Treasury employee charged with leaking documents related to Russia probe She has pleaded not guilty. Edwards, 40, a senior adviser in the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as "FinCEN", was arrested and charged by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY with one count of unauthorized disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports and one count of conspiracy to make such unauthorized disclosures. [Full Article...]

Mobs attack women near India Hindu temple

Mobs attack women near India Hindu temple The centuries-old ban reflected an old but still prevalent belief that menstruating women are impure, and the fact that Ayyappa was reputed to have been celibate. On Tuesday night, another woman devotee from Tamil Nadu, Panchami, was forcibly taken off a bus to Pamba by the protestors. In the forenoon, the police arrested Devaki Antharjanam, 83-year-old mother of the Sabarimala Tantri , Kan... [Full Article...]


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