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World News Assange presses Ecuador to grant basic rights under asylum
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But now - six months after Assange's internet access was cut off - WikiLeaks lawyer Baltasar Garzon says Assange's rights are being violated, and he's suing. Assange believes he would be handed over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of hundreds of thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents.

World News Pregnant Meghan Markle misses morning engagement in Sydney
Author: 0 Pregnant Meghan Markle misses morning engagement in Sydney

Harry and Meghan had a very late night after the Invictus Games opening ceremony was delayed due to an electrical storm. Kensington Palace announced Markle's pregnancy on October 15, just as she and Harry were starting their tour of Australia, New Zealand , Fiji and Tonga.

World News President Trump Visits Nevada For Rally, Fires Away At Democrats
Author: 0 President Trump Visits Nevada For Rally, Fires Away At Democrats

Trump noted that despite repeatedly running for president, Biden never got more than one percent support in the polls. "Here in Nevada, personal incomes have reached an all-time high, congratulations", Trump said. "They've gone loco", Trump said. Pressure on Republicans continues to mount as they'll attempt to maintain control of Congress. Before coming to Elko, he held a rally in Mesa, Arizona.

World News Meghan pulls out of Invictus Games events leaving Harry to flying solo
Author: 0 Meghan pulls out of Invictus Games events leaving Harry to flying solo

Prince Harry's rumoured ex-girlfriend , actress Jenna Coleman, wore a white version of the Camila wool-crepe midi-dress to the Cartier Queen's Cup Polo Final in Windsor Great Park back in June 2018. Kensington Palace said the couple had made a decision to cut back Meghan's schedule "slightly" ahead of the couple's visit to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.

World News $450 Billion in Investments at Stake in Saudi Crisis, Trump Says
Author: 0 $450 Billion in Investments at Stake in Saudi Crisis, Trump Says

The kingdom announced a purge of senior officials following the announcement, including Saud al-Qahtani, an adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and General Ahmed al-Asiri, a senior intelligence officials. The Saudi statement confirming the death of Khashoggi in a fist fight did not appear to be credible for some U.S. lawmakers, who demanded that Riyadh be held accountable for the incident.

World News Girl sells out of cookies in minutes after choosing clever sales spot
Author: 0 Girl sells out of cookies in minutes after choosing clever sales spot

The budding entrepreneur loaded her wagon with sandwich biscuits and mint thins and within 45 minutes had sold everything, earning a tidy $120 (£70) for the Girl Guides. "Everybody was respectful, everybody was happy, and she walked away from it as this incredibly positive experience as well as selling out all her Brownie cookies", he said.

World News Death toll in India train accident rises to 60
Author: 0 Death toll in India train accident rises to 60

Indian people gather at the scene of an accident along railroad tracks in Amritsar on October 20, 2018 , after revellers who gathered on the tracks were killed by a moving train on October 19. There was no lapse on our part and no action against the driver will be initiated. He said that while the train was travelling at a speed of 91 km/hr but after spotting the crowd on the track, it slowed down to 68 km/hr before the first impact.

Author: 0 Protesters clog streets of London to demand new Brexit vote

Protesters were seen carrying the European Union flag and signs criticizing Prime Minister Theresa May of the Conservative Party. The marchers are hoping people power will persuade the British government to hold a referendum on the outcome of the final Brexit deal.

World News John Kelly and John Bolton Have Shouting Match Over Immigration
Author: 0 John Kelly and John Bolton Have Shouting Match Over Immigration

Nielsen was employed under Kelly when he ran DHS. "I am watching the Democrat Party-led (because they want Open Borders and existing weak laws) assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, whose leaders are doing little to stop this large flow of people, INCLUDING MANY CRIMINALS, from entering Mexico to US", Trump tweeted.

World News Payton Summons: Girl at centre of life support battle in Texas dies
Author: 0 Payton Summons: Girl at centre of life support battle in Texas dies

Payton has been on a ventilator ever since. Attorneys for her parents, though, asked for an extension after they and lawyers for the hospital couldn't reach an agreement on a next step. Payton was taken to the hospital, where doctors established a heartbeat, then put her on a ventilator because she was no longer breathing. So far, no facility has agreed to do that.

World News Unburied fetuses, babies' remains found in second Detroit funeral home
Author: 0 Unburied fetuses, babies' remains found in second Detroit funeral home

They added that it is unclear in what condition the remains were found. Craig said a man involved in a civil suit over the improper burial of his infant daughter tipped off the police about violations at Perry Funeral Home. About 37 fetuses were found in cardboard boxes and 26 in a freezer, according to police. However, Detroit police chief James Craig said no connection between the two cases had yet been established, Reuters reported.

World News More than 1,000 people attend Belfast anti-Brexit rally
Author: 0 More than 1,000 people attend Belfast anti-Brexit rally

On Friday evening he tweeted: "Tomorrow, I'm joining people from every corner of our country to demand the British people get the final say on Brexit ". The poll also found the public nearly unanimously think the Prime Minister is not doing well in the Brexit negotiations. Members of parliament from all the main political parties are set to join the demonstration.

World News Cannabis legalization could result in more auto crashes
Author: 0 Cannabis legalization could result in more auto crashes

Though a 2017 study found that the legalization of recreational weed has not increased the number of accidents involving fatalities, states that have legalized recreational use are seeing more auto crashes overall, according to the report , which includes two studies presented at the Combating Alcohol- and Drug-Impaired Driving summit at the insurance institute's Vehicle Research Center.

World News Washington Skeptics Bash Latest Saudi Story About Jamal Khashoggi
Author: 0 Washington Skeptics Bash Latest Saudi Story About Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish officials say that Khashoggi - a US resident - was killed by a 15-member Saudi hit squad after he entered the consulate on October 2. Prior to his promotion as the deputy head of general intelligence in 2017, Assiri served as the spokesman for the Saudi-led military alliance in Yemen which has been battling Huthi rebels since March 2015.

World News Saudi's admission of Khashoggi slay a 'good first step'
Author: 0 Saudi's admission of Khashoggi slay a 'good first step'

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers including Trump ally Sen. Khashoggi went missing on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents needed for his upcoming marriage. The decision to appoint MbS to head the restructuring process came after King Salman issued a decree firing the agency's vice president, Ahmed bin Hassan bin Mohammed Asiri.

World News Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias Resigns, Kathimerini Says
Author: 0 Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias Resigns, Kathimerini Says

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias , who helped negotiate the name deal, and Defence Minister Panos Kammenos clashed over the issue in cabinet on Tuesday. It will only become effective if the country amends its constitution to change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia, after which the Greek parliament must ratify the deal.

World News Mexican government seeking help from United Nations to process arrival of Honduran migrants
Author: 0 Mexican government seeking help from United Nations to process arrival of Honduran migrants

A military helicopter could be seen hovering above the northern bank of the river, and earlier the Mexican government dispatched two planeloads of federal police officers to the zone, including riot teams. "We're going to rest here and wait for the others who are on their way so we can enter (Mexico) en masse, like we did at Agua Caliente", Edgar Elias, one of the leaders of the caravan, told AFP.

World News Sen. Graham: Saudi crown prince 'has got to go' after Khashoggi's disappearance
Author: 0 Sen. Graham: Saudi crown prince 'has got to go' after Khashoggi's disappearance

A high-level Turkish official said police have found "certain evidence" during their search of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showing that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there. Saudi officials have been in and out of the building since Khashoggi's disappearance October 2 without being stopped. Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the consulate Monday, almost two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal ...

Author: 0 Bolton and Kelly exchange profanities outside Oval Office over immigration policy

The obscenity-laced shouting match between the two men was over the recent surge in illegal border crossings, according to CNN . However, a White House official did say that tempers had since cooled and neither men are going to leave. Kelly, a retired Marine general and former commander of U.S. Southern Command, which oversees military operations in Central and South America, has made the case that American aid is vital to helping the region cope with its drug and economic problems, thus ...

World News Russian Woman Charged with US Election Interference
Author: 0 Russian Woman Charged with US Election Interference

A criminal complaint by federal prosecutors in Alexandria, Virginia provides step by step details on how Russian Federation used social media as a gateway to influence US elections. Those allegedly involved in the operation attempted to present themselves as Americans, the DOJ said. The criminal complaint unsealed on Friday makes Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, 44, the first individual to be indicted for attempting to interfere in the 2018 USA elections, according to a government official with ...

World News Multiple deaths in armed attack on Crimean college
Author: 0 Multiple deaths in armed attack on Crimean college

The next day, Russia's National Guard announced that it would be providing additional security at all schools and kindergartens in Kerch. Footage published by local media showed armoured personnel carriers near the college in Kerch, and schools and kindergartens in the area are being evacuated.

World News Facebook hires Nick Clegg for top PR job
Author: 0 Facebook hires Nick Clegg for top PR job

On Tuesday, four major United States public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc supported a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman. The surprise appointment comes as Facebook tries to deal with a global backlash against data protection , and problems over fake news . Schrage announced his departure from Facebook in June.

World News Graham Slams Khashoggi Investigation, Points to Saudi Royal Family
Author: 0 Graham Slams Khashoggi Investigation, Points to Saudi Royal Family

Trump said he was waiting for a full report on what had happened to Jamal Khashoggi from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, whom he sent to Saudi Arabia and Turkey to meet with officials over the disappearance. Pompeo met the crown prince in Riyadh on Tuesday to speak about the suspected killing, with the atmosphere appearing warm and friendly. The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that Saudi operatives beat and drugged Khashoggi, then killed and dismembered him, with ...

World News Khashoggi was tortured before being killed
Author: 0 Khashoggi was tortured before being killed

While Trump has voiced support for Saudi Arabia as the investigation continues, some USA lawmakers have all but accepted Turkey's version of the events - that a team of Saudi agents arrived in Istanbul and killed Khashoggi when he went to the consulate to pick up documents he needed to marry his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, a Turkish national who waited in vain for Khashoggi to emerge from the consulate.

World News Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on writer's disappearance
Author: 0 Pompeo meets Saudi king, prince on writer's disappearance

The statement would pin blame on intelligence officials rather than Saudi leaders, alleging that an interrogation attempt had gone wrong and Khashoggi , who is a USA resident and an opinion writer at the Washington Post , was killed without authorization.

World News Congressman Who's Actually a Cherokee Nation Member Slams Warren
Author: 0 Congressman Who's Actually a Cherokee Nation Member Slams Warren

Is Warren a hero for Native Americans? No. A darling of many on the left, she is widely expected to run for president in 2020. And when we say "vindicated", we mean she made a complete ass of herself. Cherokee Nation , the tribe Warren claimed to have a connection to, issued a statement accusing her of "undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage".

World News Another Trump-branded building is stripping the president's name
Author: 0 Another Trump-branded building is stripping the president's name

Unit owners in the Upper West Side building, a 46-story tower at 200 Riverside Boulevard, were informed of the decision to remove the signs Wednesday afternoon in an email from the condo board. "Having clarified our rights in court, we are pleased to have resolved this matter democratically", the email concluded. 'Our entire community has engaged in a thorough and respectful deliberative process regarding how to address the signage on our building'.