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World News 9 injured when woman blows herself up in Tunisia's capital
Author: 0 9 injured when woman blows herself up in Tunisia's capital

Reports say that the large explosion was heard at the Habib Bourguiba area which is one of the busy streets in the Tunisia capital Tunis . It said eight police officers and one civilian were wounded . Multiple ambulances rushed to the scene as pedestrians scrambled to clear the area. The station cited a security source it did not name. Witnesses and a policeman at the scene also confirmed that woman have blown herself up close to police officers.

World News Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish militia positions in Syria: state media
Author: 0 Turkey shells US-backed Kurdish militia positions in Syria: state media

Like the United States, France and Germany are against a military operation in Idlib , calling for a political settlement through UN-led negotiations. But the United States has been using Syria's Kurdish fighters to defeat so-called ISIS which has further strained relations between the USA and Turkey, which are two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states.

World News Pittsburgh Gunman Headed for Court as Families Prepare for Funerals
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The Saturday morning rituals were still under way at a synagogue in quiet Squirrel Hill when the shots rang out. Healey told the crowd that on this day, "We're all Jews". Trump on Saturday said the outcome might have been different if the synagogue "had some kind of protection" from an armed guard, while Pennsylvania's Democratic Gov.

World News Angela Merkel Won't Seek Re-Election As Party Chair
Author: 0 Angela Merkel Won't Seek Re-Election As Party Chair

In September past year, Merkel's CDU party won the general election but more than 13% of the voting population chose the right-wing nationalists AfD, which are anti-Islam and anti-refugee. Merkel now governs Germany in a "grand coalition" of what traditionally have been the country's biggest parties - the CDU, Bavaria's conservative Christian Social Union, and the center-left Social Democrats.

World News Pittsburgh Synagogue Past President To Trump: Don't Come
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The suspect, identified by police as 46-year-old Robert Bowers of Pittsburgh , appears to have made virulent anti-Semitic posts on a social media platform popular with far-right extremists - including one made shortly before the attack. Now, a number of Pittsburgh's Jewish leaders have signed an open letter , telling Trump he's not welcome in the city until he does so. "And we all pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded".

World News Saudi attorney general leading Khashoggi case arrives in Turkey
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Anadolu said the Saudi prosecutor would inspect the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Khashoggi was killed almost four weeks ago. Under mounting global pressure, Saudi Arabia has changed its narrative about Khashoggi's killing several times, recently acknowledging that Turkish evidence shows it was premeditated.

World News Least 10 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue attack
Author: 0 Least 10 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Cops are now questioning the shooter, who is not yet identified, about a "suspicious package" discovered on the lower floor of the building. Bob Jones, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office in Pittsburgh , says investigators believe Bowers was acting alone.

World News Suspicious package headed to CNN’s Atlanta headquarters intercepted
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CNN's NY office was evacuated for hours last week after one of the pipe bombs was found there. "This morning, another suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted at an Atlanta post office", he said . Others included ex-vice president Joe Biden, Hollywood star Robert De Niro, billionaire donor George Soros, former CIA director John Brennan, former intelligence chief James Clapper, former attorney general Eric Holder, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senators Cory Booker and Kamala ...

World News Student Critical After North Carolina High School Shooting
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The male student who was shot died at a hospital, Tyrrell said. Tyrrell didn't release the victim's age or identity but referred to the student as a male. "The single shooter has been apprehended and the weapon is in the possession of law enforcement", said the CMS Facebook post. Detectives earlier interviewed shaken-up students who may have seen the shooting.

World News Pakistan's top court reinstates ban on Indian TV
Author: 0 Pakistan's top court reinstates ban on Indian TV

Khalid Arain, the chairman of Pakistan Cable Operators Association, confirmed the verdict, but said his group opposed the ruling. The Indus Waters Treaty , drawn up in September 1960 and brokered by the World Bank, lays down rules for how the water of the Indus and its tributaries that flow in India and Pakistan will be used.

World News DJ accused of mailing pipe bombs 'left a trail of DNA clues'
Author: 0 DJ accused of mailing pipe bombs 'left a trail of DNA clues'

Five of the bombs sent this week fall under the jurisdiction of federal prosecutors in Manhattan. Mr Trump , speaking at a rally in North Carolina, called for an end to the "politics of personal destruction". 26, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump is calling billionaire businessman Tom Steyer a "crazed & stumbling lunatic" just days after Steyer was targeted in a mail bomb plot on prominent Democratic officials.

World News Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Identified
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He was also charged in a 29-count federal criminal complaint that included counts of obstructing the free exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death - a federal hate crime - and using a firearm to commit murder. Mayor Bill Peduto received a standing ovation when he told the crowd that Pittsburgh will drive the hatred out of people in their basements on their computers.

World News Merkel facing calls to step down as CDU party leader
Author: 0 Merkel facing calls to step down as CDU party leader

Mr. Bouffier's fortunes are likely to make life easier for Ms. Merkel within her party after a string of defeats . Sources in the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) have said that Chancellor Angela Merkel is prepared to step down as party leader, but plans on remaining in her post as chancellor.

World News Media try to 'score political points' amid bomb scare
Author: 0 Media try to 'score political points' amid bomb scare

The Washington Post , after painting a portrait of Sayoc as a serial liar who lived out of a van, cited a lawyer as saying the suspected mail bomber was drawn to Trump , because the president "welcomed all extremists, all outsiders, all outliers", without noting the fact that Trump has repeatedly condemned all violence.

World News Pope Francis grieves for Jewish victims in Pittsburgh
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Eisenberg, the former synagogue president, said officials at Tree of Life had not gotten any threats that he knew of before the shooting. "At least this family does not want to meet with him", Bill Cartiff, who was mourning with the family of victim Melvin Wax , told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

World News Modi, Abe build ties amid concerns
Author: 0 Modi, Abe build ties amid concerns

On Sunday, he was invited to Abe's vacation home at a scenic resort in the shadow of Mount Fuji. This is the 12th meeting between the two leaders in the last four years. " Jis tarah Diwali meindeepakjahanrehta hai ujalafailata hai usitarahaapbhi Japan aurduniake har konemeinapnaaurdesh ka naamroshankarein (The way a lamp spreads light on Diwali , I hope you all make India proud in Japan and every corner of the world)", added PM Modi.

World News Ireland votes to overturn blasphemy ban in referendum
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Mr Higgins is the first president to be re-elected to serve a second term in office since Éamon de Valera in 1966. Higgins told a crowd gathered at Dublin Castle for the announcement: "I will be a president for all the people - for those who voted for me and those who did not".

World News Facebook Removes 82 Iranian-Linked Accounts
Author: 0 Facebook Removes 82 Iranian-Linked Accounts

About 1 million other accounts followed at least one of the offending pages. Facebook said it has mobilized powerful teams from across the company, including from threat intelligence, data science, software engineering, research, community operations and legal, to stop foreign misinformation activities targeting US domestic politics.

World News 2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters
Author: 0 2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters

The bodies are those of Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, who are sisters from Fairfax, Virginia, according to the New York City Police Department. They had seemingly both jumped off the George Washington bridge and neither body showed signs of trauma, but the cause of death remains unknown. Tala Farea was listed as missing by the US National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children as of August 24, and "may be with her sister", the centre said.

World News Pro-military candidate Jair Bolsonaro set to seize power in Brazil
Author: 0 Pro-military candidate Jair Bolsonaro set to seize power in Brazil

Bolstering his rebel image is his reputation for offensive statements and sometimes extreme views, including insulting women, black people and the LGBT community. "There's a light at the end of the tunnel". Among those crises: Brazil's economy shrank almost seven percent during its worst-ever recession, from 2015 to 2016; the multi-billion-dollar Petrobras scandal has left voters disgusted with the seemingly bottomless corruption of politicians and business executives; and there is ...

World News United Nations panel rejects Russian INF proposal
Author: 0 United Nations panel rejects Russian INF proposal

He said: "Linguistically, this difference is in just one word, both in Russian and in English; Russia is preparing for war, and the United States is preparing for war". An asymmetric response would see the United States deploy different types of weapons to account for Russia's moves, or take other measures. "The draft resolution pulls from a series of resolutions adopted by the General Assembly and aims to reinforce the viability of the treaty", he added.

World News Will US exit from nuclear deal increase risk of war?
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The fate of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) is up in the air after Washington's statement on withdrawing from the INF Treaty, Russian Foreign Minister said. The INF deal was signed in the final years of the decades-long Cold War between the USSR and the United States by then-president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.

World News Prince Harry meets 'mini-me' Harry
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The Duchess of Sussex is known for choosing fashion with a goal during her public engagements, and today she did it again in her choice of dress for a significant speech at Government House in New Zealand . "We've been here since 8 o'clock". The pilot explained that a plane had been slower than anticipated rolling off the runway so they were going around and everyone would get "another chance for a good look at the awesome views of Sydney Harbour".

World News The Royal Canadian Legion launches 2018 National Poppy Campaign
Author: 0 The Royal Canadian Legion launches 2018 National Poppy Campaign

However, a growing trend in recent years is seeing some people eschew the iconic red poppy in favour of a white one. "I would dedicate it to my grandfathers who both served in World War 1". "White poppies have been worn for 85 years". Their modus operandi appears to be to cause a fuss in store because the sales assistant is wearing a red poppy or pin and then follow it up with negative feedback with the aim of persuading businesses to ban their employees from wearing, displaying or ...

World News Migrants heading to US reject offer to stay in Mexico
Author: 0 Migrants heading to US reject offer to stay in Mexico

Tens of thousands of Central Americans set off for the United States every year, looking to escape violence and poverty. Police let the caravan proceed after representatives from Mexico's National Human Rights Commission convinced them that a rural stretch of highway without shade, toilets or water was no place for migrants to entertain an offer of asylum.

World News Clocks change as winter time arrives on October Bank Holiday
Author: 0 Clocks change as winter time arrives on October Bank Holiday

This year's date is Sunday, October 28. When the clock hit 2am, it went back one hour to 1am. The time will move back by an hour at 2am on Sunday (27 October), marking the end of British Summer Time. It will then change back to British Summer Time. He spent much of his life trying to convince people they should get out of bed an hour earlier in the spring to make the most of the brighter mornings, although he died just before it was brought in in 1916.

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