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World News Protests against Donald Trump as he visits Pittsburgh massacre synagogue
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They traveled to Pittsburgh to pay their respects at a synagogue where 11 people were shot on October 27. Eleven people were gunned down on Saturday while attending Sabbath services at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh . She added: "Some individuals - they're grieving, they're hurting". "Maybe this was because they were in a sense like boys, not hardened like men oftentimes become with age and experience".

World News Khashoggi strangled in planned attacked, body dismembered - Turkish prosecutor
Author: 0 Khashoggi strangled in planned attacked, body dismembered - Turkish prosecutor

It said Al-Muajab left his hotel shortly after midnight and went to the Istanbul regional offices of Turkey's National Intelligence Agency (MIT). The prosecutor's office reiterated Turkey's request for extradition of suspects arrested by Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi case given that the crime scene was in Turkey and Turkish officials are authorized to conduct the investigation.

World News Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over alleged foiled 'attack'
Author: 0 Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over alleged foiled 'attack'

Danish intelligence head Finn Borch Andersen had earlier on Tuesday told journalists that a man with a Norwegian passport and an Iranian background is being held after he was arrested on October 21 in neighboring Sweden. Meanwhile, Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen called the suspected planned attacks in Denmark "perfectly unacceptable". "He is charged with establishing an Iranian intelligence operation in Denmark as well as having taken part in the assassination attempt ", Mr Borch ...

Author: 0 WWF report paints a bleak picture of biodiversity in latest report

Climate change and plastic pollution are also significant and growing threats. An example is that 20% of the Amazon has disappeared in just 50 years while the earth is estimated to have lost about half of its shallow water corals in the past 30 years.

Author: 0 SC acquits Asia bibi in blasphemy case

She was asked to fetch water, but the Muslim women objected, saying that as a non-Muslim she was unfit to touch the water bowl. "Her conviction is set aside", said Justice Nisar in the ruling. She has also been a target for hardline Islamists in Pakistan, who have vowed to retaliate if she's released. Muslim radicals assassinated former Punjab Governor Salman Taseer and Shabbaz Bhatti in 2011.

World News Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence: court
Author: 0 Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence: court

No Pakistani Christian has been held on blasphemy charges longer than Bibi. At the Supreme Court hearing earlier this month - a hearing our legal team on the ground in Pakistan attended - Asia Bibi's defense attorney in Pakistan called much of the prosecution's evidence - or lack thereof - into question.

World News Trump wants to end birthright citizenship in the U.S.
Author: 0 Trump wants to end birthright citizenship in the U.S.

President Donald Trump says he wants to end to the constitutional right of citizenship for babies born in the United States to non-U.S. citizens. Revoking birthright citizenship would trigger a legal battle over whether the president has the unilateral power to change an amendment to the Constitution.

World News German nurse going on trial for over 100 patient deaths
Author: 0 German nurse going on trial for over 100 patient deaths

He promised Hoegel a fair trial. Högel was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders. The alleged victims were aged between 34 and 96. He said his grandmother and his father, who were both nurses, had been his role models for going into the profession. They believe he was motivated by vanity, wanting to show off his skills and that he also acted out of "boredom".

World News Indiana children struck, killed by truck at bus stop
Author: 0 Indiana children struck, killed by truck at bus stop

A warrant for her arrest included "three felony charges of reckless homicide", as well as "a misdemeanor count for passing a school bus, with the stop arm extended, causing injury", IN state police said IN a news release posted on Twitter.

World News Two Women Found Duct-Taped Together in NYC Identified as Saudi Sisters
Author: 0 Two Women Found Duct-Taped Together in NYC Identified as Saudi Sisters

Rotana was possibly with her sister, according to the alert, which has since been removed. While the sisters hail from Fairfax County, the New York City police are leading the investigation and said both women's ankles were bound with duct tape and they were duct-taped together around the waist, facing each other.

World News Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller

The tale is a convoluted one, and it involves one of Mueller's most vocal critics on the right, a self-identified lobbyist named Jack Burkman , reports CNBC . "I applaud the courage and dignity and grace and strength of my client". Burkman could not be immediately reached for comment. She told the publication he said he worked for GOP activist Jack Burkman , who has peddled numerous conspiracy theories , including those related to murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich.

World News Brother: Indian couple died in Yosemite fall while taking selfie
Author: 0 Brother: Indian couple died in Yosemite fall while taking selfie

The couple identified as Vishnu Viswanath, 29, and Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, were married since 2014. The report said that the couple had recently moved from NY after Viswanath took a job as a systems engineer at Cisco , based in San Jose. The couple were alumni of the College of Engineering, Chengannur , in southern India. One picture shows them on the edge of a platform in the Grand Canyon.

World News Trump and Obama to campaign in Florida during final week
Author: 0 Trump and Obama to campaign in Florida during final week

The memo says Trump has raised $83 million for House candidates running for re-election this year, and that he has campaigned with House candidates in 18 competitive or open seat districts since August 1. They previously announced a rally in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday. The 2018 midterm elections will be held on November 6. He is set to speak outside of Hertz Arena in Fort Myers and Pensacola International Airport late Saturday.

World News Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger Found Dead in Prison
Author: 0 Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger Found Dead in Prison

The Boston Globe reported earlier in the day that Bulger had been moved to West Virginia's USP Hazelton in Bruceton Mills. He spent 16 years on the lam and was arrested in 2011 in Santa Monica, California. The feared former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, in 2013, Bulger was convicted to life in prison for a slew of crimes, including being linked to at least 11 murders stretching form MA to Florida to Oklahoma.

World News Trump wants to end birthright citizenship
Author: 0 Trump wants to end birthright citizenship

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) on Tuesday did not object President Donald Trump's proposal of using an executive order to eliminate birthright citizenship. jurisdiction or not, and end the debate for good. "And so this was essentially putting out a welcome mat to immigrants by ensuring that their children born here would be citizens".

World News Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago
Author: 0 Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago

He also faces extradition to Canada on an abduction charge on completion of his prosecution south of the border. Investigators say the reunion between mother and son was especially emotional because the now 33-year-old man had grown up believing his mother was dead.

World News Local, National Officials Decline To Appear With Trump During Pittsburgh Visit
Author: 0 Local, National Officials Decline To Appear With Trump During Pittsburgh Visit

That caravan has been a popular talking point of late for Trump , whose early efforts to ratchet back his rhetoric amid last week's pipe-bomb scare have since given way to old patterns. The Washington Post above-the-fold headline the morning after the synagogue attack set precisely the wrong tone: "Critics Say Trump Has Fostered the Toxic Environment for the Political Environment He Denounces".

World News Twitter Wants To Remove The ‘Like’ Button To ‘Improve’ Debates
Author: 0 Twitter Wants To Remove The ‘Like’ Button To ‘Improve’ Debates

Per the Telegraph , Dorsey said he " was not a fan of the heart-shaped button ". All of this comes against the backdrop of Twitter working to make the service a home for more "healthy" conversations, to use a word Twitter execs come back to often, which has included dramatic steps like banning controversial users like Alex Jones, among other things .

World News Venice under water as Italy hit by fierce wind and heavy rain
Author: 0 Venice under water as Italy hit by fierce wind and heavy rain

Venice's marathon almost turned into a triathlon as flood waters rose 58 inches above sea level - leaving runners splashing through water amid fears of the worst flood in 50 years. Others, including tourists, donned thigh-high wellies or took off their shoes to wade through the water. Vast swathes of Italy is now under alert for flooding from heavy rains.

World News 'US, South Korea falling for Kim Jong-un's tricks'
Author: 0 'US, South Korea falling for Kim Jong-un's tricks'

Japan's Foreign Ministry told Reuters that the issue of compensation was "settled completely and finally" by the 1965 deal. But the Supreme Court in Tuesday's ruling said the treaty does not terminate individuals' rights to seek compensation for the "inhumane illegal" experiences they were forced into.

World News Nightclub shooting in Southern California wounds 7
Author: 0 Nightclub shooting in Southern California wounds 7

Police responded to the 911 call at 12:04 a.m. where they found two victims at the scene, police said in a news release. Desperate club-goers stampeded towards the exit of Sevilla Nightclub in Riverside, California, when shots were heard, witnesses said.

World News More than 90 percent of the world's children breathe toxic air
Author: 0 More than 90 percent of the world's children breathe toxic air

Sadly, many of them die . Air pollution-whether it's from cooking and heating fuels, urban transportation, or industrial output-can affect a child's neurodevelopment, hurting their cognitive ability. For pregnant women , it increases the chances of giving birth to babies who are smaller than what is normal for a given duration of gestation, research quoted in the report found.

World News Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'
Author: 0 Some Buzz After Clinton Says 'Well, I'd Like to Be President'

No". The former presidential candidate went on to say there would be work to do when January 2021 comes around. "The work would be work I feel very well prepared for, having been in the Senate for eight years, having been a diplomat in the State Department", Clinton said.

World News Chinese privately developed rocket fails to reach orbit
Author: 0 Chinese privately developed rocket fails to reach orbit

The company said in a microblog post after nominal first and second stages that the spacecraft failed to reach orbit as a result of an issue with the third stage. "That's already a great achievement", the statement said. "This final result is not ideal, but we have achieved some of our goals, especially the key steps like the rocket's stages and cowling separation", a spokesman told a press conference at the launch site.