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World News Chinese spy charged with trying to steal USA aviation trade secrets
Author: 0 Chinese spy charged with trying to steal USA aviation trade secrets

Pence foreshadowed Xu's arrest, highlighting theft of trade secrets while pledging that the Trump administration would take concrete measures to hold China accountable. In contrast, according to the indictment , a Chinese intelligence officer tried to acquire that same, hard-earned innovation through theft. This case shows that federal law enforcement authorities cannot only detect and disrupt such espionage , but can also catch its perpetrators.

World News Stealth Fighter Jet Grounded Globally After First-Ever Crash
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The F-35 has attracted attention not only for its capabilities but also for its cost, after delays and overruns helped make the fighter jet program the most expensive in the Pentagon's history. "F-35 flight trials from the aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, are continuing and the programme remains on schedule to provide our armed forces with a game-changing capability".

World News Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji kidnapped in Tanzania
Author: 0 Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji kidnapped in Tanzania

Mr Dewji, locally known as Mo, is credited with turning his family business from a wholesale and retail enterprise into a pan-African conglomerate, reports the BBC's Athuman Mtulya from Dar es Salaam . He served two terms in the Tanzania parliament before he resigned in 2015 to dedicate more time to the family business. The driver said the kidnappers shot in the air once to scare people away before whisking away Dewji to a waiting vehicle which sped towards Masaki.

World News Grieving bride spends her wedding day at grave side
Author: 0 Grieving bride spends her wedding day at grave side

As Kendall opened the passenger door of his auto to get his protective gear, he was struck by the speeding vehicle and died immediately. The photographer, Mandi Knepp, agreed and made a decision to set up a photo shoot for September 29, 2018-the day the wedding was scheduled.

World News Chief Justice Roberts refers Kavanagh ethics complaints to Denver circuit
Author: 0 Chief Justice Roberts refers Kavanagh ethics complaints to Denver circuit

US President Donald Trump has said the sex assault claims made against his new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were a "hoax" and "all made up". Judges who receive complaints have a range of options that include dismissing them out of hand, having local judges investigate them or asking Roberts, in his capacity as head of the federal judiciary, to assign the complaints to judges in a different part of the country.

World News Status Orange Weather Alert Issued For Clare
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Tayside and Fife could avoid the worst of Storm Callum , which is predicted to batter much of Scotland with 80mph wind and torrential rain in the coming days. "The track of this storm is a bit further north than Storm Ali, so therefore Callum shouldn't be as damaging as Ali was in central parts of the country".

World News Indonesia’s Bali hit by 6.0 quake
Author: 0 Indonesia’s Bali hit by 6.0 quake

Constable Roy Michael said by phone from Rabaul police station: 'We felt the quake a bit, but it was not too strong'. A shallow 6.0 magnitude natural disaster struck off the coast of Indonesia's East Java and Bali provinces in the early hours of Thursday, Oct.

World News ‘S Arabia allows consulate search over Khashoggi’
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Turkish officials say they believe Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate, and that a group of 15 Saudi nationals were involved in the murder. Khashoggi had asked for a document needed to remarry in Turkey , Tamimi said , and the consular staff "were surprised and said, yes, we will do it for you, but there is no time , and they agreed he will come back on Tuesday".

World News MEET THE CLINTONS: Bill and Hillary to Tour US in 2019
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The duo will launch the tour beginning November 18, after the midterm election, and into mid-2019. The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has been openly critical of President Donald Trump, including in a new afterward last month for her campaign memoir , "What Happened", where she condemned the Trump administration and said America's democracy is "in crisis".

World News Tsunami threat as 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Tsunami threat as 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

Meanwhile a magnitude 7.0 natural disaster also affected Papua New Guinea, striking shortly before 5am. The quake, which hit at 9.48am (NZT) was centred 124 kilometres east of Kimbe at a depth of 39.5km. Also on Thursday, a magnitude-6.0 quake struck just off the popular island of Bali , Indonesia, where the International Monetary Fund and its sister lending organisation, the World Bank, were holding annual meetings until Sunday.

World News Fifty reported killed in
Author: 0 Fifty reported killed in "catastrophic" Kenya bus crash

Kericho County Police Commander James Mogera said the casualties could rise since more people were still trapped in the wreckage. The vehicle veered off the road and rolled down a slope at around 4am local time (2am United Kingdom time). Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta offered condolences to the families of the victims of the crash. Official statistics show that around 3,000 people die annually in road accidents in Kenya, but the World Health Organization estimates the figure could be as ...

World News In North Korea, Yao Ming becomes China’s answer to Dennis Rodman
Author: 0 In North Korea, Yao Ming becomes China’s answer to Dennis Rodman

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held after U.S. congressional elections on November 6. In addition to dismantling its test site, North Korea has enacted a moratorium on all missile tests, but Kim seeks a show of good faith from the U.S.

World News Saudi crown prince ordered op against missing journalist
Author: 0 Saudi crown prince ordered op against missing journalist

An official leaves the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Oct. 7, 2018. Beyond that, conjecture and anonymous security sources paint a picture of possible abduction and even murder , with the Saudi consulate in Istanbul at the centre of a mystery that has captured the global media's attention.

World News Gas Analyst: Prices Set to Spike Following Pipeline Explosion
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The agency will work closely with the Transportation Safety Board, which is responsible for investigating the incident, he said. No one was hurt when the fireball lit up the sky near the community of Shelley, British Columbia and forced about 100 members of the nearby Lheidli T'enneh First Nation from their homes.

World News Supreme Court to announce its decision in 'gay cake' case
Author: 0 Supreme Court to announce its decision in 'gay cake' case

Wednesday's ruling explained that the bakery's "objection was to the message on the cake, not any personal characteristics of the messenger, or anyone with whom he was associated". Daniel and Amy McArthur, who said the law risked "extinguishing" their consciences, were in court for the ruling. Daniel began, "Well, I want to start by thanking God".

World News Hurricane may bring winds, rain to Lowndes County
Author: 0 Hurricane may bring winds, rain to Lowndes County

By declaring this state of emergency , Gov. Scott is ensuring that state and local government has ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared for this storm. A Category 1 hurricane requires maximum sustained winds of 74 miles per hour. From there, all indications are that it will move farther north or to the northeast.

World News UAE passport surges up global rankings of 'most powerful'
Author: 0 UAE passport surges up global rankings of 'most powerful'

Germany now shares 3rd place with South Korea and France. "With stagnant outbound visa activity compared to Asian high-performers such as Japan, Singapore, and South Korea, it seems increasingly unlikely" that the US and the United Kingdom will regain the No.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal: Spanish star captured clearing mud after flash floods in Majorca

The Britons and two local residents died in the town of Sant Llorenc des Cardassar , the town's deputy mayor, Antonia Bauza, told Cadena SER radio. The UK's Foreign Office said it was "urgently seeking updates" from Spanish authorities, according to the BBC , amidst fears of additional casualties among British nationals.

Author: 0 Saudi envoy to U.S. expresses shock at false reports

But if Khashoggi has joined the long list of Saudi critics whom the notoriously thin-skinned crown prince has punished, the time has come to decry his increasingly brutal, reckless behavior. CNN reports that 15 Saudi nationals visited the consulate the same day as Khashoggi and have since left the country. Consulate officials, however, are not protected from prosecution for "grave crimes" such as murder, and might also be subjected to a civil suit if Khashoggi's family chose to sue.

World News Ex-EPA chief says burning coal is worst thing for climate change
Author: 0 Ex-EPA chief says burning coal is worst thing for climate change

The assessment was released after three years of research and a week of tough negotiations between scientists and government officials at a meeting in South Korea . Trillions of dollars will soon be invested in new infrastructure; if we make the wrong choices, they'll be locked in, according to the same recent report .

World News Kavanaugh Cautious But Active in First Day at Supreme Court
Author: 0 Kavanaugh Cautious But Active in First Day at Supreme Court

Defining the limits of "physical force" used in unarmed robberies took up much of the justices' time. Challenges to the law, which enhances penalties in illegal firearms cases based on previous convictions, have returned over and over to the Supreme Court as the justices are asked which types of previous convictions should count.

World News Apparent white tiger attack kills keeper at Japan zoo
Author: 0 Apparent white tiger attack kills keeper at Japan zoo

Japan Today reports that keepers are forbidden from entering display cages before tigers have been moved to their sleeping chambers, prompting questions about health and safety at the zoo. The attack happened late Monday at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima. There was no immediate word on the fate of the tiger responsible for the attack.

World News Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'
Author: 0 Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'

And he wanted to use social media to sow division and deepen rifts among the American electorate. There is no evidence Trump's campaign acted on any of the proposals by Psy-Group, a company staffed by former Israeli intelligence operatives, the Times reports, citing interviews and copies of the proposals the paper obtained.

World News US, Kim ‘take new step forward’ in fresh meeting
Author: 0 US, Kim ‘take new step forward’ in fresh meeting

Since the denuclearisation effort got underway with a secret visit to the North by then-CIA chief Pompeo in April, there has been only limited progress, even since the 12 June Trump-Kim summit that many had hoped would jump-start the effort.