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World News Pope Decries Attack on Christian Worshippers in Egypt
Author: 0 Pope Decries Attack on Christian Worshippers in Egypt

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL , also known as ISIS) group, claimed responsibility for the attack, although it provided no evidence of its involvement. The group refused and were shot one by one, leaving 28 people dead in that IS-claimed attack. The group was also behind another attack that killed 28 people in nearly the same spot in May 2017.

World News Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border

Soldiers from the 97th Military Police Brigade, and 41st Engineering work along side with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Hidalgo, TX applying 300M of barbed wire in support of Operation Faithful Patriot. The president said last Wednesday that the number of troops deployed could reach 15,000, although the Pentagon put the number at 7,000 for now. The government recently completed construction of a 2-mile (3-kilometer), 30-foot tall (9-meter) section of fencing along the border in ...

World News Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin
Author: 0 Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Trial

U.S. district court judge Brian Cogan will preside over the process behind closed doors . The accused killer drug boss did not make eye contact with the prospective jurors, even though they were seated no more than 10 feet away from the leader of the infamous Sinaloa Cartel during questioning.

World News Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding in US
Author: 0 Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding in US

The National Transportation Safety Board says it's investigating the crash and the cause is not yet known. The pilot, named by ABC13 as Vietnam veteran Gerald Green Lawrence, was also killed. Engagement photos posted on the website show Mr Byler in his cowboy hat embracing Ms Ackerman. The Federal Aviation Administration, which is assisting, said the aircraft "crashed under unknown circumstances in a remote area".

World News Trump's power to eliminate birthright citizenship questionable
Author: 0 Trump's power to eliminate birthright citizenship questionable

The short answer is yes. Since its inception, legal scholars have wrangled over whether the Amendment covers illegal immigrants and noncitizens residing in the U.S., and some have called on Congress to introduce legislation to clarify whether these people fall under the US' jurisdiction in this regard.

World News N.Korea aims at strengthening nuclear arsenal
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South Korea's presidential office said later on Thursday that Moon's comments were in line with previous statements. In an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News on Friday, Pompeo said economic pressure will remain in place until the US can verify Kim Jong-un's denuclearization commitments expressed during his meeting with Pompeo in October and US President Donald Trump in June.

World News Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes
Author: 0 Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes

Individuals who promote intolerance & racism do NOT belong in the classroom perpetuating their political ideologies especially to young people! The Middleton School District is investigating the incident, and it's possible the agency that enforces the state's anti-discrimination laws will do its own investigation into the matter, a spokesman for the Idaho Human Rights Commission told the Statesman Friday.

World News 8 children hurt in inflatable slide collapse at UK funfair
Author: 0 8 children hurt in inflatable slide collapse at UK funfair

The slide has now been deflated and the park where the fireworks event took place has been closed to the public. "A number of children fell from the slide and were injured". It did not look as if there was an adult at the top of the slide and these kids were no more than 10 years old". In a statement on Sunday, Surrey Police said: "Following last night's evacuation of Woking Park after children fell from an inflatable slide during fireworks night celebrations, we are pleased to update ...

World News Saudi Sent 'Cover-Up Team' To Dispose Of Khashoggi's Body
Author: 0 Saudi Sent 'Cover-Up Team' To Dispose Of Khashoggi's Body

Saudi Arabia sent two experts to Istanbul with the specific aim of covering up evidence after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul , a Turkish official said on Monday (Nov 5). Oktay echoed the president's question in Monday's interview. Shihabi called for the release of "women activists and other moderate critics of the government" who have been detained in Prince Mohammed's widely condemned crackdown on dissent in recent months.

World News Trump distancing self from fate of GOP in House
Author: 0 Trump distancing self from fate of GOP in House

He said Democrats encouraged chaos at United States borders because it was good politics. The president said the main focus of his campaigning is on the Senate , while talking to reporters on the White House lawn Sunday. It found registered voters preferred Democratic candidates for the House over Republicans by 50 per cent to 43 per cent; but that was down from a 14-point advantage in August.

Author: 0 Theresa May’s ‘secret Brexit deal’ with EU

And it will include an "exit clause" to avoid suspicion that Britain will forever be tied to European Union rules, allowing the Government to forge a future free trade deal like that enjoyed by Canada. Under this plan we surrender control to Brussels. After meeting Friday with Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney in Dublin, British Prime Minister Theresa May's deputy David Lidington said negotiators were "very close" to an agreement.

World News 'SNL' mocks Navy SEAL who lost eye
Author: 0 'SNL' mocks Navy SEAL who lost eye

Singer Ariana Grande and " Saturday Night Live " star Pete Davidson shocked fans when they reportedly broke off their engagement over the weekend, but those close to the power couple knew a split was imminent. Meghan McCain , daughter of the late Sen. 'Come on SNL , do better, ' she added . "He was evacuated and awoke from his medically induced coma learning that his right eye had been destroyed in the blast and his left eye was still present, but badly damaged".

World News Time to fall back: This weekend, we gain an hour
Author: 0 Time to fall back: This weekend, we gain an hour

In order for battery-operated smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job , they must have working batteries. Thunder Bay Fire Rescue is reminding the public to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. "Approximately two-thirds of all fire deaths occur in homes where there are no working smoke alarms". If the alarm is equipped with a power light that is functioning, this light only indicates that the unit is powered, do not assume that the sensors inside the alarm ...

World News 1 dead after mid-air small plane collision near Kanata
Author: 0 1 dead after mid-air small plane collision near Kanata

CBC reported the Piper pilot told air traffic controllers the Cessna struck from below and damaged his landing gear. Police told CTVNews.ca that the other aircraft involved was safely rerouted to Ottawa International Airport. The pilot of the crashed plane was killed in the incident, Ottawa paramedics have confirmed. The Transportation Safety Board confirmed Sunday afternoon it was deploying a team of investigators to the scene.

World News Children mowed down and killed in horror hit-run crash
Author: 0 Children mowed down and killed in horror hit-run crash

Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup says the pickup crossed a lane and veered into a roadside ditch, striking the victims, including a girl who survived but remained in critical condition Saturday night. It was unclear Sunday if Treu had an attorney who could speak for him. The incident is still under investigation by the Lake Hallie Police Department.

World News Man Arrested For Anti-Semitic Graffiti At Brooklyn Synagogue
Author: 0 Man Arrested For Anti-Semitic Graffiti At Brooklyn Synagogue

James Polite , 26, was charged with four counts of criminal mischief in the fourth degree as a hate crime and making graffiti. The event was canceled out of safety concerns. The NYPD says that so far this year, there have been 290 hate crimes committed in the city (compared to 288 committed in the same period last year).

World News Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms
Author: 0 Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms

According to the Salvadorean General Migration Directorate, over 1,700 Salvadoreans left the country in two caravans and entered Guatemala Wednesday, in an attempt to reach the US. At a moment of deep national division, with the political temperature soaring, the president's critics say he has helped create an atmosphere in which the two attackers felt comfortable to carry out their crimes.

World News Here are 4 of Trump’s worst racist comments, according to Michael Cohen
Author: 0 Here are 4 of Trump’s worst racist comments, according to Michael Cohen

Cohen also claims that when he and Trump were driving through what he describes as a "rougher neighborhood" in the late 2000s, Trump commented, "only the blacks could live like this". "I should have been a bigger person, and I should have left", he said. "There's no way I can let this black f- win", Cohen recalled Trump explaining about why he couldn't pick Jackson, with Trump allegedly using a homophobic slur.

World News Melania Trump joins husband’s attacks on Democrats, ‘fake news’ in fundraising appeal
Author: 0 Melania Trump joins husband’s attacks on Democrats, ‘fake news’ in fundraising appeal

The best part, according to an editor's note by Quartz , which originally reported the news, is that Melania didn't even stay at the hotel overnight, a point that was clarified by her own spokeswoman. During her trip to Africa, which included the stop in Cairo, the first lady spoke out against all of the criticisms that have been directed at her, calling herself the " most bullied person in the world ".

World News US Soldier Killed In Apparent Insider Attack In Kabul
Author: 0 US Soldier Killed In Apparent Insider Attack In Kabul

Taylor leaves behind a wife and seven children, and a town that grieves their popular mayor. The injured individual was medically evacuated to Bagram Airfield, where they are in stable condition and receiving medical treatment. Another soldier was wounded in the same attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. "Things are going great, and I absolutely love the dedicated USA and Afghan soldiers I serve with every day".

World News Sri Lanka speaker defies president as MP tells of defection cash offer
Author: 0 Sri Lanka speaker defies president as MP tells of defection cash offer

So, Rajapaksa has taken office? India, determined to advance its interests in the region, backed Washington's moves against China. The situation is tense and there has already been one deadly confrontation . After winning the war, Rajapaksa rode on his popularity to change the constitution by scrapping a two-term limit for the presidency, enabling him to stay in power for life.

World News Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Attacked Airbase, Missile Sites in Sanaa Airport
Author: 0 Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Attacked Airbase, Missile Sites in Sanaa Airport

Cappelaere's visit came shortly after the United States called for the cease-fire within 30 days. "Violence must stop everywhere", preferably immediately, he said. Nebenzia said there has been talk in the council about supporting the peace process. As to whether this is the right time, he said: "Possibly". The report was critical of all parties to the conflict, however, and concluded there were "reasonable grounds" to believe "a substantial number of violations of global humanitarian law" ...

World News US campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections
Author: 0 US campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections

Trump pointed to the Center for Effective Lawmaking, which has rated Donnelly the least effective Democrat in the U.S. Senate . Trump says Obama committed "lie after lie, broken promise after broken promise". Democrats have gone from being optimistic to confident that they will take back the House of Representatives following the midterm elections . Trump said Donnelly, a first-term senator, was ineffective and referred to him as "Sleepin' Joe".

World News Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia
Author: 0 Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia

Abrams is a charismatic and well-qualified politician who represents the incoming wave of progressive candidates committed to making real change. Democrat Stacey Abrams is now running for governor of Georgia, and if elected, she would be the first African-American woman governor ever.

World News Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt
Author: 0 Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt

In August the tigress and her two nine-month-old cubs killed three people in the area around the town of Pandharkawada in Yavatmal district and left more than 5,000 residents fearing for their lives. There is however, no update on her two cubs. "As a family of wildlife lovers and conservationists, we were coordinating to stop this hunt but did not speak publicly to avoid making it a political issue".

World News Steve King Explodes When Pressed About White Supremacist Comments
Author: 0 Steve King Explodes When Pressed About White Supremacist Comments

You and the shooter both share anti-immigration views. King, the Iowa congressman, who for many years displayed a Confederate flag on his desk, recently endorsed white nationalist Faith Goldy for mayor of Toronto on Twitter , using the dog-whistle descriptors "Pro Western Civilization and a fighter for our values".

World News Husband jailed for counselling wife to take her own life
Author: 0 Husband jailed for counselling wife to take her own life

The 69-year-old self-styled religious pastor convinced his wife Jennifer to take her own life and aided her to do it so he could use her life insurance to build a bunker in the Gold Coast Hinterland in preparation for "the rapture". The distinction between euthanasia and assisted suicide was explained by Penney Lewis, Professor of Law at King's College, London, who stated, "Euthanasia is an intervention undertaken with the intention of ending a life to relieve suffering, for example a lethal ...

World News Afghan forces struggle to regain control over its land
Author: 0 Afghan forces struggle to regain control over its land

Afghan forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and US -led coalition troops continued in mopping-up operations as the Taliban militant group has been attempting to take territory and consolidate its positions ahead of winter in the Central Asian country.

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