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World News Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipwreck
Author: 0 Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipwreck

MAP scientists credit the Black Sea's oxygen-free water with preserving the vessel's condition, where they carbon-dated material from the wreckage to confirm the artifact's age. Researchers with the university's Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project led an expedition to map the floor of the sea, which touches on Bulgaria, Turkey, the Ukraine and Russian Federation, among other countries.

World News New Titanic will reportedly set sail in 2022
Author: 0 New Titanic will reportedly set sail in 2022

A massive functional replica of the ill-fated 1912 luxury liner Titanic - who's maiden-voyage sinking inspired the blockbuster flick staring Leonardo Dicaprio - will set sail along its original route with thousands of passengers, according to a report Tuesday.

Author: 0 Cancelling Saudi Arabia arms deal would cost $1B: PM

Hundreds of bankers and company executives joined officials at a palatial Riyadh hotel for the Future Investment Initiative. Crown Prince Mohammed sat front-row in the audience of an afternoon session and then looked at some promotional booths outside the main hall as an excited crowd of mostly young Saudi men filmed the encounter on their phones.

World News Saudi Arabia in 'crisis' in face of Jamal Khashoggi murder: Minister
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia in 'crisis' in face of Jamal Khashoggi murder: Minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that he would reveal details of the investigation Tuesday, even as Saudi officials sought to head off growing criticism of the murder. Before Erdogan's announcement, top Turkish officials said Turkey would clarify exactly what happened to Khashoggi as pressure increased on Saudi Arabia, which is hosting a glitzy investment conference this week that many dignitaries have made a decision to skip because of the scandal.

World News 'Trump said it's okay': Man accused of groping woman invokes Trump
Author: 0 'Trump said it's okay': Man accused of groping woman invokes Trump

When Alexander was later arrested on a federal charge of abusive sexual contact , he referenced President Trump's infamous "grab them by the p-y" quote in the back of a police vehicle. Alexander was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and told them he could not recall touching the woman and was asleep most of the flight.

World News Possible explosive device found near George Soros' house, authorities say
Author: 0 Possible explosive device found near George Soros' house, authorities say

An employee at Mr. Soros's residence found the package, . The person placed the package in a wooded area and called police, who alerted the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms and Explosives. Over the course of decades, Soros has given billions of dollars away in philanthropic efforts - including $18 billion to the Open Society Foundation, which he founded in 1993.

World News U.S. pullout from INF nuclear treaty with Russian Federation also targets China
Author: 0 U.S. pullout from INF nuclear treaty with Russian Federation also targets China

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday strongly denied Russian Federation was in violation of the treaty. "We condemn the continuing attempts to achieve Russia's concessions through blackmail, moreover in such an issue which has importance for worldwide security and security in the nuclear weapons sphere, for maintaining strategic stability", he said .

World News US Bible museum says five Dead Sea Scrolls fragments fake
Author: 0 US Bible museum says five Dead Sea Scrolls fragments fake

The German-based lab, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und-prüfung (BAM), concluded that the scroll fragments had characteristics that were inconsistent with their supposedly ancient origins. When Washington DC's $US500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice-President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centrepiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls.

World News UK's May tries to calm Brexit rebels, says deal nearly done
Author: 0 UK's May tries to calm Brexit rebels, says deal nearly done

He said: "I think it's understandable there are jitters on all sides of this debate and we need to hold our nerve". "The fact is the people spoke". However, during her address Mrs May said: "We would not accept a position in which the United Kingdom, having negotiated in good faith an agreement which prevents a hard Border in Northern Ireland , nonetheless finds itself locked into an alternative, inferior arrangement against our will".

World News Israel delays demolition plan for West Bank hamlet
Author: 0 Israel delays demolition plan for West Bank hamlet

Palestinian Legislator and the Secretary General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, said the escalating Israeli attacks against the nonviolent protesters will only boost the steadfastness and determination of the residents and activists.

World News Taiwan Closely Monitored Two US Warships' Path Through Taiwan Strait
Author: 0 Taiwan Closely Monitored Two US Warships' Path Through Taiwan Strait

Chinese ships have used force and coercion to prevent access to islands in the region claimed by smaller nations, US officials have repeatedly said. "The Ministry of National Defense said today that two U.S. Another irritant in the U.S. Taiwan's relations with China have deteriorated since the island's President Tsai Ing-wen from the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party swept to power in 2016.

World News Ryanair racism video prompts police probe
Author: 0 Ryanair racism video prompts police probe

Despite protests from another passenger that the woman was disabled, the man can be heard threatening to push her and and calling her an "ugly black bastard" in the three minute clip. "I tell you, I hope somebody sits there", the man tells the elderly woman, gesturing toward the empty middle seat between them. Gayle said she's anxious that the man, who has not been publicly identified, will "do it to somebody else".

World News These lines for Trump's Houston rally for Ted Cruz are HUGE
Author: 0 These lines for Trump's Houston rally for Ted Cruz are HUGE

During the 2016 Republican primary, Trump assailed Cruz as a liar and "dishonest politician", insulted his wife's appearance and promoted unsubstantiated claims that Cruz's father had links to President John F. "I think the kind of bitterness and name-calling and partisanship that has, unfortunately, defined so much of the national conversation". "That was a real concern because he had just endorsed two weeks earlier", said former Trump campaign aide Andy Surabian.

World News The 34-mile-long Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens in Hong Kong
Author: 0 The 34-mile-long Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens in Hong Kong

The bridge is part of Beijing's " Greater Bay Area" Scheme, which aims to provide better transport links between Hong Kong and mainland China. The bridge will enable commuters to move around the region easily by cutting journey time from three hours to 30 minutes between the two cities.

World News Leaked Trump administration plans to narrow gender definition spark transgender rights protests
Author: 0 Leaked Trump administration plans to narrow gender definition spark transgender rights protests

The proposal would define sex as either male or female, and any dispute about one's sex would have to be clarified through genetic testing, according to the Times' account of the memo. Let's send a clear message that we won't sit back and allow this type of discrimination in two weeks at the ballot box". A report in the New York Times on Sunday said a government memo proposed officially defining gender as biological and fixed.

World News Takeaways From Andrew Gillum’s Masterful Debate Dismantling Of Ron DeSantis
Author: 0 Takeaways From Andrew Gillum’s Masterful Debate Dismantling Of Ron DeSantis

Perhaps more than any other race in the country, the election between Gillum and DeSantis is seen as a proxy for the national debate between resistance-minded progressives and Trump. DeSantis vowed during Sunday's debate to work closely with the Trump administration, while noting that Gillum has called for Trump's impeachment. Andrew Gillum , on the other hand, is just another career politician who took illegal gifts from lobbyists and has his taxpayer funded salary increased by 100 percent ...

World News Searchers find nothing as hunt for missing girl continues
Author: 0 Searchers find nothing as hunt for missing girl continues

At 12:58 a.m. Monday, the Barron County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call from an unknown person at a home in Barron. They've investigated more than 1,000 of those tips. About 3 hours later, Jayme was entered into the system as missing. An Amber Alert has been issued for Jayme. Anyone with information can call the tip line at 1-855-744-3879.

World News Theresa May guilty of surrender to Brussels over longer transition, say Brexiteers
Author: 0 Theresa May guilty of surrender to Brussels over longer transition, say Brexiteers

It could also prove to be a potentially explosive run-in with her own MPs, a growing number of whom are threatening to trigger a no-confidence vote in her leadership amid concerns her Brexit plans are undeliverable. But senior Brexiteer Chris Grayling called for calm, warning of the danger of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal. Ms Cooper told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that they were normalising violence at a time when women MPs were facing increasing hostility and ...

World News Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants
Author: 0 Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants

President Trump has declared that the US will start blocking federal aid to Central American countries for failing to to contain the migrant caravan . Originating in Honduras two weeks ago, the "caravan" has since swelled in numbers, and thousands of migrants are now marching through Mexico in a mile-long, ten-abreast convoy.

World News Trump Openly Celebrates the Assault of a Journalist While Campaigning in Montana
Author: 0 Trump Openly Celebrates the Assault of a Journalist While Campaigning in Montana

Trump had praised the deputies Greg Gianforte on the eve of a campaign appearance with the words: "Any guy who can make a Bodyslam, someone, I guess". We hope decent people will denounce these comments and that the president will see fit to apologise for them". The UK PM's spokesperson has slammed Trump's praise for the congressman , adding that violence or intimidation against journalists is "completely unacceptable".

World News Hurricane Michael damages $1.3 billion in timber
Author: 0 Hurricane Michael damages $1.3 billion in timber

According to the GoFundMe page "by donating, you can be confident 100% of proceeds will go back into the communities devastated by Hurricane Michael". "We are committed to helping Florida recover from this devastating storm and will continue to work closely with the agriculture industry on hurricane-related damage assessments".

World News NY police remove nearly 3,000 body cameras after one explodes
Author: 0 NY police remove nearly 3,000 body cameras after one explodes

Of those cameras, about 2,990 of them are the Vievu model LE-5. "After it was safely removed, the device exploded", the NYPD said in its statement. "Out of an abundance of caution, the Police Commissioner has directed that the continued use and distribution of the LE-5 model cameras be suspended effective immediately", the statement said.

World News Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes off Canada’s west coast
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes off Canada’s west coast

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. The U.S. Geological Survey reports two further earthquakes struck in similar locations in the hour following the original shake, measuring magnitudes 6.8 and 6.5, at similar depth levels.

World News May 'to consider' extending UK's post-Brexit transition period
Author: 0 May 'to consider' extending UK's post-Brexit transition period

At the end of an inconclusive European Union summit, May said there would be "tough negotiations" but declared that Britain and the bloc could strike a divorce deal that worked for both sides. In March, he said the United Kingdom was once "in with a lot of opt-outs, and now they want out with a lot of opt-ins". She's also opposed by pro-EU lawmakers who want to keep close ties with the bloc after Brexit.

World News Thousands March for Referendum on Final Brexit Deal
Author: 0 Thousands March for Referendum on Final Brexit Deal

People's Vote will pay for social media advertising targeted at key MPs and their constituents, while a "six-figure sum" has been allocated to conduct polling in individual constituencies to try to demonstrate where an MP may be out of step with local opinion.