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Dozens feared dead as train runs over crowd in India

Dozens feared dead as train runs over crowd in India Blaming the Indian Railways for not issuing directions regarding the movement of trains near the tracks, she said, "We burnt the Ravana effigies at six places today". Home Minister Rajnath Singh also took to Twitter and expressed his condolence. In 2016, 146 people were killed when a train slid off railroad tracks in eastern India . [Full Article...]

Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms

The opposition Labour party's Brexit spokesman said last month his party open to a second referendum with the option of staying in the bloc in certain circumstances. This is something which has already been ruled out by Prime Minister Theresa May . He said: 'I can't think of anything more democratic, anything more British, than trusting the judgement of the British people. [Full Article...]

Appeals court allows Texas girl another week on life support

Appeals court allows Texas girl another week on life support A nine-year-old girl at the centre of a life support battle in Texas has "passed naturally", her parents say. "At Cook Children's [Medical Center], we mourn the loss of any young life and we understand that this has been a hard and heartbreaking time for this family", Winifred King, a spokeswoman for Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, said. [Full Article...]

Dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home: cops

Dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home: cops The Cantrell Funeral Home was shut down for "deplorable conditions" in April after several violations, including decomposing remains, were found. LARA suspended its mortuary science establishment license. Authorities raided the Perry Funeral Home in response to a complaint and discovered the remains of 63 deceased bodies inside three boxes and a deep freezer, the Detroit Free Press reported. [Full Article...]

Fearing EU is Losing Brexit Patience, Britain’s May Climbs Down

Ms May's plans have been criticised by all sides - Brexit campaigners accused her of making Britain a vassal state, European Union supporters said they offer the worst of all worlds and others have expressed frustration over the lengthy talks. [Full Article...]

People's Vote March: Kent protestors to join thousands in London

People's Vote March: Kent protestors to join thousands in London Joe Trickey, from Croydon, is celebrating his 83rd birthday at the march. "Going out puts us in isolation and leaving isn't about trade deals, it's about our values". According to the Evening Standard , MPs are very keen for people to turn up and make their voices heard: representatives from the three major parties all stressed the importance of making the march a success. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Riot on Gaza Border, but Major Violent Escalation Avoided

Palestinians Riot on Gaza Border, but Major Violent Escalation Avoided Palestinian protesters sent this homemade bomb floating into Gaza during recent border clashes with Israeli forces - but it was safely shot down before it could do any damage. With its economy in a freefall and tensions rising with Israel, the Hamas-ruled enclave of Gaza is imploding, the United Nations envoy for the Middle East warned Thursday. [Full Article...]

Crash numbers higher in states with recreational marijuana use

Crash numbers higher in states with recreational marijuana use In another study researchers compared the number of police-reported crashes from 2012 to 2016 before and after weed hit retail shelves in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington and found a combined 5.2 per cent increase in the rate of crashes per million vehicle registrations, compared to neighboring states that haven't legalized marijuana sales. [Full Article...]

Wentworth by-election 2018: Scott Morrison rallies troops, Kerryn Phelps wins

Wentworth by-election 2018: Scott Morrison rallies troops, Kerryn Phelps wins Despite losing his fragile one-seat majority, the Liberal leader pledged to get his government back to work in parliament on Monday. Mr Sharma congratulated Dr Phelps and described her as "formidable". "But as a party, we will continue to rise again". "And let's hope for a bit of common-sense on climate action", she said. "It is obviously a devastating night for the Liberal Party ", Mr Zimmer... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after 'fistfight' at consulate

Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after 'fistfight' at consulate Trump's son-in-law Kushner joined the family, including his wife Ivanka Trump, and First Lady Melania Trump on a trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia previous year. He insisted the Saudi leaders had not lied to him when denying prior knowledge of what had happened to Mr Khashoggi, adding that he preferred "retribution [not including] cancelling weapons sales" to the country, which he said the U.S. [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop

International Monetary Fund chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop The IMF did not give a specific reason but Lagarde is the latest in a long line of speakers and attendees to withdraw from the three-day event as diplomatic tensions mount around Khashoggi's disappearance. You know me, I do. "So at this point of time my intention is to not change my plans and to be very attentive to the information that is coming out in the next few days". [Full Article...]

Pentagon Chief: US ‘Cannot Accept’ China’s ‘Militarization’ in South China Sea

Pentagon Chief: US ‘Cannot Accept’ China’s ‘Militarization’ in South China Sea Defence Ministers from ASEAN countries and that of Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Russia, and the U.S. have gathered here for the 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) and the 5th ADMM-Plus, which is being hosted by Singapore . [Full Article...]

Assange sues Ecuador for violating 'fundamental rights'

Assange sues Ecuador for violating 'fundamental rights' Even in Julian Assange's proud history of alienating his allies, his latest move in the global game of chess played from the relative safety of a backroom in London's Ecuadorean embassy for the past six years was unexpected. In March, the Australian-born journalist saw his access to phone and internet took away from him after he challenged Theresa May's claim Russia was behind the Salisbury nerv... [Full Article...]

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall Thursday. "She just said, 'Mom, I'm in trouble, '" she told The Canadian Press Friday. "They admitted to the crime, saying they did it because of the thrill and they were also a little bit drunk". "I would like to be there for her during the time she waits for trial so she's not alone". "She has to face it". "It was an act of being intoxicated". [Full Article...]

Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption He faces several charges linked to the alleged misappropriation of funds from Yayasan Akal Budi, a welfare foundation that he chairs. The charges involve a total of 114 million ringgit ($27.4 million), and include allegations he used funds from a family-run charity to pay off credit card debts. [Full Article...]

Saudi citizens detained in connection with murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi citizens detained in connection with murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi The White House has issued a statement acknowledging the Saudis' announcement regarding the fate of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and offered condolences to his family, fiancée, and friends. President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia's removal of two top officials and more than a dozen arrests a "good first step" in response to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , even... [Full Article...]

Greek foreign minister Kotzias resigns

Greek foreign minister Kotzias resigns Tsipras takes over the Foreign Ministry portfolio to help in the successful implementation of the agreement on the name issue with FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), the statement read. Tzanakopoulos said Tuesday's cabinet meeting involved "an open political discussion" on Kammenos' disagreement with the name deal. However, this disagreement risk to bring down the coalition governmen... [Full Article...]

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders On Thursday, Trump branded the migrant caravan an "onslaught" and an "assault on our country" in a series of typically fiery tweets . Arpaio was specifically addressing the caravan of several thousand reportedly transiting through Central America and heading toward the US border. [Full Article...]

Navy Helicopter Crashes on USS Ronald Reagan, Investigation Underway

Navy Helicopter Crashes on USS Ronald Reagan, Investigation Underway The Navy said all affected sailors were in stable condition and their injuries were not life threatening. The Reagan was conducting routine operations at the time of the crash. The injured sailors' families have been notified. The aircraft carrier "remains fully mission capable" and normal flight operations to support the mission of "support and security and stability in the Indo-Pacific Reg... [Full Article...]

Menendez, despite negative favorability rating, up 7 points in Senate race

Menendez, despite negative favorability rating, up 7 points in Senate race The more the voters learn, the tighter the race becomes. The ad by Senate Majority PAC covers ground that has already been well trod by Menendez and others supporting him, trying to link Hugin to President Donald Trump and highlighting how he got rich running Celgene Corp. [Full Article...]


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