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World News Claim HMS Endeavour is found, solving one of the great maritime mysteries
Author: 0 Claim HMS Endeavour is found, solving one of the great maritime mysteries

Australian National Maritime Museum chair Peter Dexter will travel to the U.S. along with Australia's Consul-General in New York Alastair Walton for the announcement regarding the breakthrough on Friday . Given her involvement in pivotal events in the history of colonial England, Endeavour's wreck has significance for Australia, America and the UK.

World News Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies at 61
Author: 0 Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies at 61

As president, Quang was reputed to be tough on dissent, with his government overseeing a crackdown on rights groups . Quang was appointed president, a largely ceremonial role, in April 2016, and served alongside Vietnam's de facto leader Communist Party Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

World News Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun pioneer, accused of sexually assaulting juvenile
Author: 0 Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun pioneer, accused of sexually assaulting juvenile

Cody Wilson founded Defense Distributed in 2012 and launched the Wiki Weapon Project in an effort to produce the world's first completely 3D printed gun. On Aug. 15, they met in the parking lot of an Austin coffee shop before they drove to the hotel. According to the detectives who interviewed the alleged victim: "If someone mistakes her age, it's because they think she's younger, not older than the 16-year-old she is".

World News China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions
Author: 0 China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. "Playing with fire is silly, it can become risky", he added. All of them - defense related firms, officers of the GRU military intelligence agency, and people associated with the St.

World News 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at NYC daycare
Author: 0 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at NYC daycare

NY reports that authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday. The police said four other children were removed from the daycare for observation, uninjured. The ages of the children were unclear. Another adult who was hurt is a woman who works at the center. The five victims were taken to area hospitals.

Author: 0 European Union targets October Brexit agreement, ready for 'no deal'

A rattled May insisted that her plan was the only one on the table - and that Britain was prepared to walk away from the European Union without a deal if it was rejected. "Time is running short", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar told reporters. Like many leaders, including May, Tusk said, "We need to compromise on both sides".

Author: 0 European Union pushes October Brexit agreement, threatens no deal

She's got a ten-minute slot to make her Brexit pitch and convince the European Union leaders present to back her Chequers plan. "Everybody shared the view that while there are positive elements in the Chequers proposal the suggested framework for economic cooperation will not work", he said .

World News Bobi Wine arrested on arrival in Uganda from U.S., police deny claim
Author: 0 Bobi Wine arrested on arrival in Uganda from U.S., police deny claim

Bobi Wine arrived in Uganda on Thursday afternoon from the U.S where he has been to receive specialized medial treatment following his alleged torture. Police detained his brother and at least two other people who were driving to the airport, without explanation, lawyer Asuman Basalirwa said. The return of Kyagulanyi, a 36-year old pop star and reggae musician turned legislator, has rattled the government headed by the 74-year-old Museveni, who leads a nation where almost 80 percent of the ...

World News Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify -- lawyer
Author: 0 Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify -- lawyer

Cristina King Miranda, who posted on Facebook Tuesday that she'd heard rumors of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's alleged attack on a classmate, was already backtracking on her claims Wednesday morning. Earlier Tuesday, upon entering McConnell's office, Hatch told reporters that lawmakers were meeting to figure out the next steps - including whether the hearing would proceed without Ford.

World News Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York
Author: 0 Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York

They said the victims ranged in age from eight to 35. People at the scene of the shooting say that family was gathered for a celebration of life when the gunshots started. Police investigation remains ongoing. The website reported polices said a teenage girl was shot in the lower back before 10pm, blocks away from the 9.01pm shooting in which at least 10 shots had been fired.

World News Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off
Author: 0 Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off

Nigeria has suspended plans to relaunch its national airline two months after the attempt to revive the carrier was announced. The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines said in August the airline was frontrunner to set up and manage the carrier.

World News Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power
Author: 0 Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power

The charges bring the total number against Najib to 32 as investigators ramp up a probe into how billions went missing from scandal-plagued 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) - a state fund that he founded and chaired. It also said a total of $4.5 billion was stolen from the Malaysian fund. The Malaysian anti-corruption commission said in a statement that it had detained Najib as part of its investigations into the fund and "the entry of 2.6bn ringgit ($628m) into his personal account".

World News France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over Islamic State tweets
Author: 0 France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over Islamic State tweets

The tweets had been a response to journalist Jean-Jacques Bourdin, who compared Le Pen's nationalist rhetoric to that of the Islamic terrorist group. The images included a photo of the decapitated body of USA journalist James Foley . "She is a political personality but this is not a political decision", Jacky Coulon, national secretary of the magistrates union, reportedly told France Info radio.

World News Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17
Author: 0 Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17

In may, SSG concluded that the plane "Malaysian airlines" was shot down using anti-aircraft missile complex "Buk" from the territory in Eastern Ukraine, which at that time was under the control of the armed forces of the breakaway republics.

World News Texas mayor, 73, kills huge alligator she thinks ate her miniature horse
Author: 0 Texas mayor, 73, kills huge alligator she thinks ate her miniature horse

The Texas mayor noted she had followed all the requirements for hunting the alligator, as outlined by state law, NBC News noted. "You can't just go shoot an alligator because it's there", she said. "I said, 'Don't mess with Nana, '" Cochran said. She's been trying to catch the killer every alligator season since, but the small window to hunt has made it a challenge.

World News Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation chances just took a hit
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation chances just took a hit

She was soft-spoken. I think it was wrenching for her to repeat her story, her experience, the experience that she had. Grassley resolved these competing concerns by scheduling the hearing for Monday, bending over backwards to accommodate Ford on the manner in which she can present her evidence, and giving her a Friday deadline for making her decision.

World News Many Feared Dead as Ferry With 500 Passengers Capsizes on L. Victoria
Author: 0 Many Feared Dead as Ferry With 500 Passengers Capsizes on L. Victoria

Mwanza Regional Police Commander Jonathan Shanna said the accident occurred on Thursday September 20. Another official said earlier on Thursday that the vessel was overloaded with more than 400 people on board. Accidents are common on Africa's largest lake, Victoria, where boats often depart overcrowded. Spokeswoman Theresia Mwami denied there being any mechanical problems as the company had carried out heavy maintenance on the ferry in recent months, including two new engines.

Author: 0 Incredible fire tornado shocks wildfire crew in northern BC

Schidlowsky said the fiery twister destroyed a fire line set up by those working on a wildfire. "It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulled our hose 100-plus [feet] in the air before melting it". In the video, two firefighters struggle to grab the hose as it flaps in the air. It can suck in burning debris and gas and typically last a few minutes, although some last longer.

World News Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting
Author: 0 Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

She said her mom is doing fine but isn't sure if she knew any of the victims. The woman died at a nearby hospital after shooting herself in the head, he said. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved in this tragic incident, as well as their loved ones. Both the shooters in the latter two incidents were killed by police.

World News Pompeo sets goal for complete denuclearization in North Korea by 2021
Author: 0 Pompeo sets goal for complete denuclearization in North Korea by 2021

Mr Moon faces increasing pressure from Washington to find a path forward in efforts to get Kim to completely - and unilaterally - abandon his nuclear arsenal. Moon said Kim had also told him the closure of a nuclear weapons test site at Punggye-ri could be subject to worldwide verification. Declaring they had made a major step toward peace, Moon and Kim stood side by side Wednesday as they announced their agreement.

World News Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke on migrant separations: 'This cannot be us'
Author: 0 Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke on migrant separations: 'This cannot be us'

Country music icon Willie Nelson once again weighed in on the "flak" he's receiving for his support of Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke with a simple message: "We're not happy until they're not happy". A poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University showed Cruz with a nine-point advantage over O'Rourke with just 49 days to go until the November election.

World News European Union leaders agree Theresa May’s Brexit plan ‘will not work’
Author: 0 European Union leaders agree Theresa May’s Brexit plan ‘will not work’

Having dismissed technology as magical thinking for the border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland it is suddenly okay for the border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. The British PM tried to shift the burden for future concessions on to her European Union counterparts, saying a deal could be reached "if political will is there on the other side".

World News Trump declassifies secret documents to expose bad things
Author: 0 Trump declassifies secret documents to expose bad things

According to Sanders' statement, Trump also directed the Justice Department to publicly release in full the text messages of Comey, Ohr, former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former FBI lawyer Lisa Page and former FBI special agent Peter Strzok that are related to the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Two Koreas' leaders in mountain show of unity

Mr. Trump noted other gains, including North Korea releasing American prisoners, returning remains of US soldiers from the Korean War and stopping its nuclear and missile tests. "He said he hoped Mike Pompeo would visit North Korea soon, and also a second summit with Trump would take place in the near future, in order to move the denuclearisation process along quickly".

Author: 0 North Korea willing to 'permanently dismantle' Yongbyon nuclear site

Pictures showed Kim and Moon both in black coats on the crater rim, their clasped hands raised aloft, and the South Korean president expressed hopes many of his countrymen would follow in his footsteps. But while Moon's warm reception in the North Korean capital and smiling photo opportunities have already been considered a diplomatic victory, a number of worldwide policy experts are still uncertain as to whether facility shutdowns in Yongbyon will actually cease all nuclear production, with ...

World News Australian Woman Critical After Being Attacked By A Shark While Swimming
Author: 0 Australian Woman Critical After Being Attacked By A Shark While Swimming

The 46-year-old from Tasmania was swimming near a charter yacht in the world-famous Whitsunday Islands at the time of the attack, which left her with significant leg and torso injuries, reports Xinhua news agency. "It is horrific.it is quite confronting to have two similar incidents in the space of 24 hours", she said. The Whitsunday Islands are popular swimming destinations in Queensland, particularly with tourists who flock in droves during the warmer months.

World News Imran Khan writes to Modi: 'Lets talk peace'
Author: 0 Imran Khan writes to Modi: 'Lets talk peace'

In response, the prime minister penned a letter to his Indian counterpart and expressed his desire to renew dialogue between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Despite an anti-India rhetoric during his campaigns, Pakistan PM Imran Khan wants talks to resume between the two neighbours, and as first step, he is hoping that the foreign ministers of both countries can meet at the sidelines of United Nation General Assembly in NY in this month end.