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White House: President Trump, First Lady to visit Pa. after synagogue shooting

White House: President Trump, First Lady to visit Pa. after synagogue shooting Sanders began the briefing with a note about the 11 people who died at Tree of Life Congregation. Sanders also pushed back on the notion that the president has not done enough to curb anti-Semitism in the US and that he was partially to blame for the violence that unfolded at the peaceful synagogue on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting

Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting Worshippers "were brutally murdered by a gunman targeting them simply due to their faith", said Bob Jones, head of the FBI's Pittsburgh office, though he cautioned the shooter's full motive was not yet known. Bowers surrendered, and was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Squirrel Hill, the close-knit neighbourhood and heart of Pittsburgh's... [Full Article...]

Student killed in shooting at NC high school

Student killed in shooting at NC high school Police said the shooting was potentially a case of bullying that escalated. Multiple parents told local television channels that they felt confused and unsure about where to meet with their children. Investigators have said that it's likely the shooting and the fight that preceded it were captured on the school's surveillance video cameras. Police have the weapon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools s... [Full Article...]

Germany's Angela Merkel prepares exit plan after party's poor election showing

Germany's Angela Merkel prepares exit plan after party's poor election showing This is a breaking news story and will be updated . The SPD got just 19.8 percent of the vote in the region of Hesse on Sunday (28 October) compared to 30.7 percent five years ago. The Social Democrats, who are part of her government's coalition, were also down in this last election. Merkel has dragged the CDU to the political centre in her years as leader, dropping military conscription, int... [Full Article...]

'Khashoggi was to disclose Saudi use of chemical arms'

'Khashoggi was to disclose Saudi use of chemical arms' Ms Cengiz said she believes the Saudi regime knows where her late fiance's body is and that she wants the role of the "political leadership in this brutal killing to be brought to light". Asked if she held Crown Prince Mohammed or the Saudi royal family responsible, she said: "I and my government would like all those responsible, from the person who gave this order to those who carried it out, to ... [Full Article...]

US Authorities: Mail Bomb Suspect Had List of Other Potential Targets

US Authorities: Mail Bomb Suspect Had List of Other Potential Targets The FBI did not identify to whom the most recent package was addressed, but CNN President Jeff Zucker announced that a suspicious package addressed to the cable television network and it was intercepted at a post office. Sayoc, 56, has been charged with sending more than a dozen potential bombs to various Democratic and media figures who have been critical of Trump. [Full Article...]

PM Modi Asks Japanese Businessmen To Engage More With India

PM Modi Asks Japanese Businessmen To Engage More With India The Indian PM, who landed in Tokyo on Saturday night for the two-day 13th India-Japan Annual Summit, travelled to Yamanashi to meet Abe. Abe told Modi about his trip to China and both sides agreed on the need to cooperate closely on getting North Korea to drop nuclear weapons development, the ministry said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential election

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential election But his extreme messages were rendered more palatable by a flawless storm in Brazil: widespread anger at the political class after years of corruption, an economy that has struggled to recover from a punishing recession and a surge in violence. [Full Article...]

Suspicious bombs sent to Trump critics: Feds arrest suspect in Florida

Suspicious bombs sent to Trump critics: Feds arrest suspect in Florida On Thursday, a NY police bomb squad removed a similar looking package sent to De Niro at the TriBeCa Productions company he co-founded, sending it for analysis. But they were uncertain whether the devices were poorly designed or never meant to cause physical harm. Authorities noted that they included "energetic material". [Full Article...]

Afghans risk lives to vote

Afghans risk lives to vote The Afghan Defense Ministry said tight security measures were being taken in order to ensure safe voting. Some 173 polling stations opened throughout the region, although voting was suspended in the districts of Maruf and Nesh owing to a lack of security. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not seek re-election It is understood she will remain Chancellor. This, Associated Press reports, is to give her successor enough time to build a profile as the leader but without handing over the reigns of the nation which Merkel has held for 13 years. Volker Bouffier, lead candidate for the German Christian Democrats (CDU), fills in his ballot paper in Hesse state elections on October 28, 2018 in Giessen, German... [Full Article...]

Facebook bans 80+ ‘Iranian-linked’ accounts it says masqueraded as U.S. citizens

Facebook bans 80+ ‘Iranian-linked’ accounts it says masqueraded as U.S. citizens The accounts and Pages Facebook removed had been active over the a year ago and, all together, had more than a million followers. A number of the accounts and pages dated back several years, but most of the online activity took place in the past year, according to Facebook. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers

Saudi Arabia rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers Cengiz broke down in tears a couple of times as she spoke about Khashoggi, whom she described as a "patriot". She said: "I would never have wanted to marry him if I had known it would lead to his death". Trump, who in May withdraw the United States from a 2015 worldwide nuclear accord with Tehran, has strongly backed Saudi Arabia in its efforts to counter Iran's influence. [Full Article...]

Trump Tells Rally 'Never Again' in Wake of Synagogue Shooting

Trump Tells Rally 'Never Again' in Wake of Synagogue Shooting Similar events took place nationwide, with words of solace pouring in from the US Jewish community - the largest outside Israel - as well as the pope and European leaders. I won't say all the time. "We're not going to stop". Mayor Bill Peduto received a standing ovation when he told the crowd that Pittsburgh will drive the hatred out of people in their basements on their computers. [Full Article...]

Lion Air flight crashes after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta

Lion Air flight crashes after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta The Lion Air flight that crashed Monday morning into Indonesian seas was commanded by India's Bhavye Suneja. Indonesia's national search and rescue agency Basarnas chief Muhammad Syaugi said his agency was alerted to the incident at about 6:50 a.m. [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan smashes through Mexican border after clashes

Migrant caravan smashes through Mexican border after clashes As a group from Central America heads to the border between the USA and Mexico , the Trump administration is said to be getting ready to send troops to meet them and Catholic groups are asking that the migrants be treated humanely. The additional members of the military would assist Border Patrol by providing things such as vehicles, tents and equipment. The Pentagon has announced plans to send h... [Full Article...]

Knife attacker wounds 14 children in Chinese kindergarten

Knife attacker wounds 14 children in Chinese kindergarten A doctor who answered the phone at the city's Banan People's Hospital confirmed the children were there but declined to give any details or his name, referring questions to the local government. Violent crime is rare in China compared with many other countries, especially in major cities where security is tight, but there has been a series of knife and axe attacks in recent years, many targeting c... [Full Article...]

Justice Department Charges Pipe Bomb Suspect

Justice Department Charges Pipe Bomb Suspect Hia lawyer at the time , Miami attorney Ronald Lowy, said Sayoc threatened to throw a bomb in a conversation with a Florida Power and Light representative. It turned out that the man's Twitter account had been reported for multiple death threats , but was never banned. He suggested that the problem was not real or exaggerated, putting the word "bomb" in quotes. [Full Article...]

Coalition Denies US Coordinated Drone Attack on Russian Airbase in Syria

Coalition Denies US Coordinated Drone Attack on Russian Airbase in Syria Speaking at a security forum in Beijing on Thursday, Russia's Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said that a USA reconnaissance aircraft had been behind the attack on the Russian airbase in January. Russian Federation has waged a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 2015, helping turn the tide of the country's civil war in his favor. [Full Article...]

Duke and Duchess of Sussex land in NZ

Duke and Duchess of Sussex land in NZ The former Suits actress was seen shyly rubbing noses with guests when she attended the opening of "Oceania" at the Royal Academy of Arts at the end of September. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have put on a lot PDA displays while on their first worldwide tour. " #IG2018 ", the post read, adding: " The Duchess of Sussex ". [Full Article...]


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