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`Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra

`Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra A team of more than 150 people spent months searching for T1, using a paraglider and dozens of infrared cameras while sharpshooters had ridden on the backs of elephants. The tiger was killed at night on Friday, when tranquilisers are not allowed to be used, according to the Times of India . "However, due to dense forest and darkness, they were unable to do so and finally a bullet was sacked in wh... [Full Article...]

Steve King Refuses To Answer Question About Visiting White Nationalists In Austria

Steve King Refuses To Answer Question About Visiting White Nationalists In Austria King's party leaders are publicly rebuking his words and actions, and several high-profile donors have dropped their support for him. And Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla), a Hispanic lawmaker, said on MSNBC the same day that he would never vote for someone like King. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation

Russian Federation to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation The figure, which is the lowest one since the SIGAR began tracking district control in Afghanistan in late 2015, represents a slight decline from the previous quarter (0.7 percentage points) and the same period a year ago (1.2 points). government watchdog said Thursday. SIGAR explained that of Afghanistan's 407 districts, Kabul controlled (75) or influenced (151) a total of 226 as of the end o... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu finds Khashoggi murder ‘horrendous’, but says Riyadh’s stability too important

Netanyahu finds Khashoggi murder ‘horrendous’, but says Riyadh’s stability too important But Yasin Aktay, who advises President Tayyip Erdogan and was a friend of Khashoggi's, told Hurriyet newspaper that the corpse was disposed of by dismembering and dissolving it. But stressing Turkey's "friendly" ties with Saudi Arabia, he added that he did not believe King Salman was involved. The case has provoked global condemnation, but one month after Khashoggi was killed, the joint Turk... [Full Article...]

Trump Tries To Revive Doubt Over Kavanaugh Claims After Little-Known Accuser Recants

Trump Tries To Revive Doubt Over Kavanaugh Claims After Little-Known Accuser Recants When questioned by Committee investigators she admitted it was false, a "ploy", and a "tactic". Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote to the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation about Judy Munro-Leighton, who claimed she was from California but is from Kentucky, according to several media reports. [Full Article...]

Celebrate Bonfire Night in safety with organised display

Celebrate Bonfire Night in safety with organised display Every Bonfire Night , Brits flock to their nearest soggy field en-masse to huddle together, eat toffee apples and cheerfully burn effigies of a would-be terrorist. Hot food and drinks will be available from a number of outlets in the village, including hotdogs, burgers, soups and hot beverages. "Horses are easily spooked by a sudden burst of fireworks, which can cause them a great deal of distr... [Full Article...]

Trump Pledges Asylum Crackdown and Tent Cities. Is It Legal?

Trump Pledges Asylum Crackdown and Tent Cities. Is It Legal? The so-called zero tolerance policy remains in effect, but Trump signed an executive order June 20 that stopped separations. Trump has said this week that those in the caravan would not get asylum - though US law allows them the right to apply - and warned them to turn around. [Full Article...]

'Staggering': Hand forced on children on Nauru

'Staggering': Hand forced on children on Nauru Prime Minister Scott Morrison offered few details on Thursday. But after more than a year of screening, only 439 have found new homes there. The federal government has set an unofficial timeline to have asylum seeker children moved from Nauru to Australia by the end of 2018, The Australian reported on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Indonesian Official Says One 'Black Box' Recovered From Boeing Crash Site

Indonesian Official Says One 'Black Box' Recovered From Boeing Crash Site He added that the quickest way to identify bodies found in the wreckage is to match the DNA of victims with that of their relatives, and said that the police have since contacted family members and requested they fly into Jakarta to aid in the process. [Full Article...]

Florida yoga studio shooting: gunman kills at least one and wounds four

Florida yoga studio shooting: gunman kills at least one and wounds four Police investigators work the scene of a shooting, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla . Police say a second person has died at the hands of a shooter who opened fire inside a Florida yoga studio before killing himself. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is the Democratic nominee for governor, was campaigning with former President Barack Obama in Miami-Dade County . [Full Article...]

United Kingdom doctors can now prescribe cannabis for the first time ever

United Kingdom doctors can now prescribe cannabis for the first time ever Read NHS England's guidance to clinicians about the medical use of these products here. From today, cannabis-based products for medicinal use can be prescribed by specialist hospital doctors for their patients with an unmet clinical need. [Full Article...]

Freedom House names Armenia as country with free internet

Freedom House names Armenia as country with free internet For the eighth consecutive year in a row, the internet's freedom is declining as countries around the world simultaneously crack down on users' access to information and track their personal data , a new report from think tank Freedom House claims. [Full Article...]

Watch John Lewis Dance To 'Happy' At Stacey Abrams Campaign Event

Watch John Lewis Dance To 'Happy' At Stacey Abrams Campaign Event Nobody even asked me to come here. "We are not powerless", she added. Although he trails in the polls with single digits, the presence of a third name on the ballot could be enough to block any candidate from surpassing the 50 percent threshold Georgia requires to avoid a December 4 runoff. [Full Article...]

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues

Turkey Says Khashoggi Strangled in Consulate as International Fallout Continues Turkey pressed Saudi authorities on Thursday to tell them the whereabouts of Khashoggi's body, which has not been recovered. "In accordance with plans made in advance, the victim Jamal Khashoggi , was choked to death immediately after entering the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul on October 2, 2018". [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, Turkish adviser says

An adviser to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday the journalist was " dissolved " after he was murdered and dismembered. Meanwhile, in the latest development in the month-long investigation into the journalist's death, an advisor to the Turkish President said the body was cut up so it would dissolve easier. [Full Article...]

Brazilian Communists rally to defend democracy after Bolsonaro win

Brazilian Communists rally to defend democracy after Bolsonaro win Bolsonaro, a former army captain, also raised the prospect of building hydro-electric power stations in the Amazon that would greatly restrict water access and forcibly remove indigenous communities - and even mooted a rail line through the heart of the rainforest. [Full Article...]

#MeToo: US-based journalist accuses former minister MJ Akbar of rape

#MeToo: US-based journalist accuses former minister MJ Akbar of rape Pallavi Gogoi and I entered into a consensual relationship that spanned several months", Akbar said. Terming Gogoi's allegations as "false", Akbar said: "Several people who worked with me and knew both of us have come forward to indicate that they would be happy to bear testimony to what is stated above and, at no stage, did the behavior of Ms. [Full Article...]

Graham Morant jailed for persuading his wife Jennifer to kill herself

Graham Morant jailed for persuading his wife Jennifer to kill herself He helped her set it up. A husband who persuaded his wife to kill herself so he could claim her life insurance has been jailed for 10 years. On Friday Graham Morant (centre) was jailed for convincing his sick wife to commit suicide . with assisted suicide, you're not causing their death, because the death is occurring at their own hand", she said. "You counselled and aided your wife to kill... [Full Article...]

Moment Woman Takes Down Bouncer In Chokehold Over Mistaken Grope

Moment Woman Takes Down Bouncer In Chokehold Over Mistaken Grope Plattsburgh City Police Chief Levi Ritter said the video showed the 125-pound going up to a bouncer and choking him until he lost consciousness. Kierah Lagrave, 22, can be seen with her arm clenched around the man's neck, cutting off his oxygen supply so that he collapses to the ground. [Full Article...]

Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election

Strong early voting numbers in Louisiana ahead of election House seats and other positions. The total early voting count in 2014 came out to 21,218,015. More voters are casting their ballots early ahead of the November 6 midterm elections. More than 6.6 million voted early or voted by mail in the 2016 presidential election. Locally, Pitt County Board of Elections officials say 19,183 people have already voted, which is almost 10% of all voters in the ... [Full Article...]


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