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Trump says he has alerted military to 'national emergency' of migrant caravan

Trump says he has alerted military to 'national emergency' of migrant caravan Thousands of Central American migrants hoping to reach the US were deciding Monday whether to rest in a southern Mexico town or resume their arduous walk through Mexico as President Donald Trump rained more threats on their governments. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi, Gianforte and Trump’s continued disdain of journalists

Khashoggi, Gianforte and Trump’s continued disdain of journalists President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter a year ago, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. Trump has also denied covering for Saudi Arabia over the suspected murder. The Guardian's United States editor John Mulholland took aim at Trump's remarks. [Full Article...]

New York Police Department halts use of bodycams after 1 explodes

New York Police Department halts use of bodycams after 1 explodes Officials said Sunday that use of 2,990 Vievu-brand LE-5 cameras has been suspended because of the incident in a Staten Island stationhouse, NBC reports . The Chicago Police Department, another major city police department which uses thousands of body cameras, said they use a different vendor than the NYPD. [Full Article...]

Powerful quake hits off Vancouver Island

Powerful quake hits off Vancouver Island According to the USGS , the first quake was a 6.6-magnitude. The USGS did not predict damage from the quakes, forecasting they would be felt only lightly . Scientists think that region is overdue for a massive natural disaster, on the scale of 9.0 or greater. The earthquakes centered about 355 miles northwest of Seattle. [Full Article...]

Draft Trump Admin Memo Narrowly Defines Gender, Uses Genetic Testing

The Trump administration is considering a biological definition of gender as determined at birth, which would reverse the recognition of individual choice developed under President Obama. Official moves away from LGBT protection come as transgender people take on a higher national prominence. HHS will likely also encourage other federal agencies to follow suit in their severely restrictive... [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan risks river to reach Mexico

Migrant caravan risks river to reach Mexico Barely a week goes by without him warning about the danger posed by ultra-violent Central American gangs like MS-13, while chants of "build the wall" are a staple of his pre-midterm elections campaign rallies. Osman Melgar, who nursed a bleeding gash on his shin, suffered when he fell as dozens of people packed on the bridge began fleeing Mexican police using tear gas, according to several eyewitn... [Full Article...]

Scott Morrison faces a new electoral reality

Scott Morrison faces a new electoral reality He had held the seat for 14 years before standing down and triggering the by-election, which looks to have been won by Kerryn Phelps , 60, a well-known doctor and left-wing gay activist who was running as an independent. "I don't want to see a dead child in the water and I don't want to see a child under duress or stress or anything else". Expect Labor to again back independents in safe Coalition... [Full Article...]

5-magnitude quake hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island

5-magnitude quake hits 208 kilometres off Port Alice on Vancouver Island At 10:16 p.m., a magnitude 6.8 natural disaster struck the same area at a depth of 13 miles (21 kilometers). British Columbia is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire , an active seismic zone where thousands of mostly small earthquakes are recorded annually by sensors in the province. [Full Article...]

New Brexit vote demanded

New Brexit vote demanded Some thousands of protesters are marching through central London , Saturday , to demand a new referendum on Britain's Brexit departure from the European Union. Eastleigh Borough Council members voted to pledge their support to the People's Vote, following a motion at a meeting of the full council. Protesters told of virtual gridlock on the streets of London as they called for a final say on... [Full Article...]

Monkeys stone man to death, cops in fix as family wants FIR

Monkeys stone man to death, cops in fix as family wants FIR According to Krishnapal Singh, the brother of deceased Dharampal Singh, a group of around 50-60 monkeys attacked his brother on October 17 while he was out to run an errand. A troop of monkeys that stoned a man to death in northern India have presented police with a conundrum, as the victim's relatives seek criminal charges against the "culprits". [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi: Germany and European Union condemn Saudi explanation of death

Jamal Khashoggi: Germany and European Union condemn Saudi explanation of death Before dawn yesterday, Riyadh backtracked on over a fortnight of denials by announcing that Khashoggi died during a "brawl" inside the consulate on October 2. "There has to be a punishment and a price paid for that". Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, using the crown prince's initials. [Full Article...]

Newspaper publishers, editors demand Saudi Arabia provide answers on Khashoggis' death

Newspaper publishers, editors demand Saudi Arabia provide answers on Khashoggis' death The reason President Donald Trump has been accepting of that story, Gingrich contended, is that he "is trying to walk a tight rope" with regard to U.S. "They made the mistake when they killed Jamal Khashoggi in the consulate and they tried to cover up for it". Asked if he thought Prince Mohammed was behind the killing, Republican Senator Bob Corker told CNN: "Yes, I think he did it. [Full Article...]

UN envoy warns Gaza is imploding

UN envoy warns Gaza is imploding Protesters Friday burnt tires and threw rocks with slingshots toward the heavily guarded fence. Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov has thanked the State of Qatar for its urgent and generous response by providing $60m for the purchase of fuel to increase the supply of electricity to the Gaza Strip. [Full Article...]

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's handling of Mr Khashoggi's death and said questions remain unanswered. Several senior members of Trump's Republican Party said they believed Prince Mohammed, the kingdom's de facto ruler, was linked to the killing, and one called for a "collective" Western response if a link is proved. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle scores fashion hat-trick during flawlessly styled Australia tour

Meghan Markle scores fashion hat-trick during flawlessly styled Australia tour The "uneven terrain" on Fraser Island, where Harry is set to explore, could cause Meghan difficulty so she is going to skip it. At the event, held in The Domain gardens, the prince was asked by someone in a crowd of onlookers where his wife was. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle Is Cutting Back Her Royal Tour Schedule

Meghan Markle Is Cutting Back Her Royal Tour Schedule However, Meghan's participation on Fraser Island is up in the air. Hundreds of wounded war veterans and their supporters will take front and centre during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Australian tour today as they kick off the Invictus Games . [Full Article...]

Six shot near Florida NFL stadium, possibly gang related

Six shot near Florida NFL stadium, possibly gang related The victims ranged in age from their 20s to the 70s, according to Lendvay. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is reporting that "multiple people" have been shot near the TIAA Bank Field football stadium in Jacksonville. An update on their conditions wasn't immediately available late Sunday and they were not identified by name. "We haven't been able to interview them at all". [Full Article...]

Japan, US, S Korea to Work to Implement UN Sanctions on Pyongyang

Japan, US, S Korea to Work to Implement UN Sanctions on Pyongyang The decision not to hold the drill was made by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo during their morning discussions Friday during the ASEAN defense ministers conference here. A month after that summit, the United States and South Korea announced they would suspend the large Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise scheduled for August. [Full Article...]

One killed as Kaduna Govt. imposes curfew on Kasuwan Magani community

One killed as Kaduna Govt. imposes curfew on Kasuwan Magani community The allegedly attacked those beating the suspected thief. The fight on Thursday began after a dispute between Muslim and Christian youths at a market in north-central Kaduna state, residents told media. Samuel Aruwan, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Governor Nasir el-Rufai said in a statement that the 24-hour curfew was to curtail breakdown of law and order and it was with immediate effect. [Full Article...]

At Least 50 Killed In India Train Accident

At Least 50 Killed In India Train Accident Local government officials said the festival takes place every year on the outskirts of Amritsar and that railroad authorities are alerted to run the trains at slow speeds. While some of them were filming the burning of the effigy, others were trying to save themselves. The Punjab and Railway Police on Saturday questioned the driver of a train that crushed the people. [Full Article...]


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