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World News HPCL May Resume Iranian Oil Import After Waiver On US Sanctions
Author: 0 HPCL May Resume Iranian Oil Import After Waiver On US Sanctions

China's imports of Iranian crude dropped in September both compared to the same month last year and to August, while crude oil imports from the USA doubled year-on-year in September despite the trade war, according to data from China's General Administration of Customs, carried by Reuters .

World News US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme
Author: 0 US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

Tim Leissner , a former top Goldman banker in Asia who led Goldman Sachs's bond offerings for the fund, pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder money and to violating foreign bribery laws, prosecutors said. "Mr. Low simply asks that the public keep an open mind regarding this case until all of the evidence comes to light, which he believes will vindicate him", the statement said.

World News Pence's Message To Oprah: 'I'm Kind Of A Big Deal Too'
Author: 0 Pence's Message To Oprah: 'I'm Kind Of A Big Deal Too'

She added that she is in Georgia because of all the men and women throughout history who were "suppressed, repressed and oppressed for the right and the equality at the polls". Among that "onslaught", Winfrey blasted Republican ads she'd seen in her hotel room casting Abrams as too radical for the state, calling it "noise...created to confound you with fear".

Author: 0 Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail

The ad, which was financed by supporters of Bush's campaign focused on Horton, a convicted murderer, who was released on a weekend furlough program (which had been supported by Dukakis) and committed assault and rape while he was out. "This is distracting, divisive Donald at his worst", Perez said on CNN . Critics blasted Trump for releasing the spot and compared it to the blatantly racist " Willie Horton ad " that George H.W.

World News Island company in Brexit criminal investigation
Author: 0 Island company in Brexit criminal investigation

The Electoral Commission referred Better for the Country, who ran the Leave.EU campaign along with its co-founder Mr Banks and CEO Liz Bilney, to the National Crime Agency ( NCA ), who have launched a criminal investigation. "A number of criminal offences may have been committed", it said. Ms Bilney also accused the Commission of having a "biased approach" in its investigations and said she was confident she would be "exonerated".

World News Over 5200 US troops heading to Mexico border
Author: 0 Over 5200 US troops heading to Mexico border

He took to Twitter on Monday to again blast the migrant caravan, which is comprised mainly of Hondurans - many of whom are fleeing horrific gang violence . Under the Posse Comitatus Act, federal troops are mostly prohibited from engaging in domestic law enforcement activities. Unless Congress specifically authorizes it, military personnel can't have direct contact with civilians, including immigrants, said Scott R.

World News Woman Charged in Deaths of Three Siblings Killed at Indiana Bus Stop
Author: 0 Woman Charged in Deaths of Three Siblings Killed at Indiana Bus Stop

The vehicle was driving in the opposite direction of the bus on the two-lane road when it struck the children. On Tuesday morning, October 30, police say 24-year-old Alyssa Shepherd was driving home from dropping her husband off at work when she struck the four children crossing SR 25 to board a bus driven by bus driver Robert Reid.

World News Troops To Be Deployed to Arizona-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Troops To Be Deployed to Arizona-Mexico Border

But a second, smaller caravan about 200 miles behind the first group appeared to be more leaderless, get less press attention and be more vulnerable. The U.S. He also tweeted: "We will NOT let these Caravans, which are also made up of some very bad thugs and gang members, into the U.S. Our Border is sacred, must come in legally".

Author: 0 Migrant caravan must walk as Mexico ignores demand for buses

They'll be stationed at an Air Force base and Army installation in Arizona , at several Marine facilities in the San Diego area, and in five locations in Texas , including naval and Army bases. The migrants are moving slowly, mostly by foot, and are still hundreds of miles from the U.S. border. Mexican soldiers hurt, were unable, or unwilling to stop Caravan.

World News Longtime German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Step Down in 2021
Author: 0 Longtime German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Step Down in 2021

Whether or not things will evolve as she intends will depend on who will be elected at the party convention in December . The results reflect those of the Bavarian elections held on October 14, as well as last year's general election, after which Merkel barely eked out a coalition government with the Social Democrats (SPD).

World News Sexual Abuse Of North Korean Women Is Common
Author: 0 Sexual Abuse Of North Korean Women Is Common

The 86-page report offers the latest glimpse into a range of suspected human rights violations carried out by authorities in the North Korean state, including public executions and arbitrary detentions of suspected activists and dissidents.

World News Arizona workers find woman who survived in desert for 6 days
Author: 0 Arizona workers find woman who survived in desert for 6 days

The auto plunged about 50 feet (15 m) down a ravine, "landing in a mesquite tree, where it remained suspended above the ground", DPS reported . The Arizona Department of Transportation said in a news release that the woman lost control of her vehicle while driving along the USA 60 near Wickenburg on October 12.

World News Russia's Only Aircraft Carrier Damaged After Crane Falls on It
Author: 0 Russia's Only Aircraft Carrier Damaged After Crane Falls on It

Four people were injured and one person was missing after the accident involving the Admiral Kuznetsov at the PD-50 floating dock, the largest in Russian Federation and one of the largest in the world, local authorities and media said. The ship was being overhauled on one of the world's biggest floating docks and was due to go back into service in 2021. The ship was saved but one person is missing and four others are being treated for hypothermia after being plucked out of the water in the ...

World News Indonesian divers retrieve black box of Lion Air crash
Author: 0 Indonesian divers retrieve black box of Lion Air crash

Of the 189 passengers, no survivors were found, according to The Associated Press. The plane enroute to the city of Pangkal Pinang with 189 people on board was reported missing at around 6:30 a.m. The crash is the first one involving the Boeing 737 MAX 8, a new fuel-efficient version of the legendary passenger jet. However, he ordered the inspection of eight aircraft of the same model now being operated by Lion Air, and one operated by Garuda Indonesia.

World News NATO says Russian missile test not to change its massive exercise plans
Author: 0 NATO says Russian missile test not to change its massive exercise plans

The NATO chief noted that Russian Federation has significant naval forces in this area and is regularly exercising its maritime capabilities off the coast of Norway. "We will of course monitor closely what Russian Federation does but they operate in worldwide waters and they have notified us in the normal way", he added.

World News Danes accuse Iran of failed murder plot
Author: 0 Danes accuse Iran of failed murder plot

The group is classified as a terrorist organization by the Iranian government. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday that his country fully supported Denmark's move in the face of illegal Iranian intelligence activities. Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen echoed Samuelsen's comments, writing on Twitter: "It is totally unacceptable that Iran or any other foreign state plans assassinations on Danish soil".

World News Georgia's Democratic Candidate For Governor Calls For Banning AR-15's
Author: 0 Georgia's Democratic Candidate For Governor Calls For Banning AR-15's

The appearance by Winfrey, among the world's wealthiest and most famous black women, is a significant coup for Abrams, who needs to maximize her support from nonwhite voters but also from liberal white women. Both candidates have run consistent appeals to their respective bases. He will host President Trump in Macon that day. She's openly courting Democratic-leaning voters who have largely sat out midterm elections in the past, arguing it's a better path to victory than trying to coax ...

World News Assange must obey new rules to stay in London embassy, judge says
Author: 0 Assange must obey new rules to stay in London embassy, judge says

Assange complained about the new rules, according to which he, in particular, must pay bills for medical services and phone calls as well as thoroughly clean for your cat. In a departure from its previous practice of maintaining a dialogue with British authorities over Assange's situation, Ecuador's Foreign Minister José Valencia told Reuters last week that the government would no longer intervene on Assange's behalf, adding that the government was "frustrated" by the lawsuit.

World News Gazans bury 3 teens killed in Israeli strike, demand revenge
Author: 0 Gazans bury 3 teens killed in Israeli strike, demand revenge

Khaled Abu Isied, 14, used to collect grass and other feed for livestock his family kept in their backyard. Later, he said, "I heard the explosion and I knew they were dead". One Palestinian was killed during protests on Monday, after s ome 15 boats had set off from the Gaza seaport against the almost 12-year Israeli siege, however, were forced to return to the shore as Israeli naval forces opened fire at them .

World News New Zealand students hide under desks during magnitude 6.2 natural disaster
Author: 0 New Zealand students hide under desks during magnitude 6.2 natural disaster

The quake's location is approximately 300km from the subduction zone (running parallel to the eastern coast of North Island) and with typical subduction angles of about 30 degrees, the geometry is about right. He also urged Kiwis to "check on those around you". Residents across the capital Wellington and in the city of New Plymouth were rattled by the 207km-deep tremor.

World News China rolls back ban on tiger, rhino products in medicine
Author: 0 China rolls back ban on tiger, rhino products in medicine

Now, just as prices for rhino horn are decreasing and populations of tigers seem to be stabilising, the environmental advocates said , China threatens to hurt that progress. The council said that horns and bones - which have always been used by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine - can only be obtained from farmed animals.

Author: 0 Human remains found at Vatican property could crack 1983 mysteries

The two girls did not know each other. Her brother Pietro has been leading a decades-long campaign to find out what happened to her and has accused the Vatican of silence and even complicity in the case. Peter's Square for his weekly general audience at the Vatican, on November 20, 2013. Orlandi went missing after she left her family's Vatican City apartment to attend a music lesson in Rome.

World News Birthright Citizenship 'Will Be Ended One Way Or The Other'
Author: 0 Birthright Citizenship 'Will Be Ended One Way Or The Other'

Meanwhile, he said he also agrees that Trump could end birthright citizenship with an executive order, and that it is mistaken to think that the 14th Amendment "commands" that all babies born in the United States are granted citizenship. The migrant groups that Trump has sought to cast as a threat to the United States are still in southern Mexico, hundreds of miles (kilometers) from the U.S.

World News Chinese intelligence officers charged in U.S. aviation hacking
Author: 0 Chinese intelligence officers charged in U.S. aviation hacking

According to the indictment , the Chinese hackers infiltrated a number of companies in several US states under the orders of officers from the Chinese Ministry of State Security. The companies were not named, but earlier indictments pointed to Cincinnati, Ohio-based GE Aviation, one of the world's leading aircraft engine manufacturers.

World News Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction
Author: 0 Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction

During the trilateral meeting of the foreign Ministers of Iran , Turkey and Azerbaijan in Istanbul, Zarif noted that Washington's sanctions against Tehran economic and political goals are not achieved. Zarif is expected to meet his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and Khan, who is also the chairperson of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).