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World News Austrian colonel a suspected Russian spy
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But Kurz hardened his tone on Friday, announcing that a recently retired colonel was believed to have spied for Moscow from the 1990s until this year. Austria is not a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but cooperates closely with the Western military alliance. It was one of the few European countries not to expel Russian diplomats following the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Britain in March.

World News Raging California Wildfires Spotted from Space
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The flames moved so fast that some had to abandon their cars and escape the town on foot. In Northern California, the small inland town of Paradise was virtually wiped out by a fast-moving blaze that destroyed more than 6,700 buildings and claimed nine lives as of Saturday.

World News Thin ice for new acting AG? Trump says 'I don't know' him
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He also told the network that he could envision a scenario where Sessions is replaced with an attorney general who "reduces [Mueller's] budget so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt". But the rising volume of objections, and questions about Whitaker's past business dealings and controversial remarks, may be affecting Trump's calculations.

World News Australian police treating deadly knife attack as terrorism
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Police and civilians tried to subdue Khalif before police shot him in the chest. A counter-terror investigation is underway. Witness Chris Newport, 60, described how he first heard a loud noise and saw a truck on fire, rolling across the tram tracks before a second, louder bang."He was holding a knife and running around the place", he said of the attacker.

World News In Round 1, Scott Prevails: Snipes Ordered to Release Broward Voting Records
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would send lawyers to expose what he said without evidence was "fraud" in contested voting in Broward County, Florida . Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott claimed victory over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson on election night. Among other things, a 2016 lawsuit by Tim Canova, a challenger to Democratic Rep.

World News For Democrats, U.S. House win moves Pelosi to center stage
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He seized on scenes of a caravan of Central American migrants heading through Mexico for the USA, mused ending the constitutional guarantee of citizenship to all people born in the U.S. 6, 2018, in Washington . Frans Timmermans, first vice president of the European Commission, said Americans had chosen "hope over fear, civility over rudeness, inclusion over racism".

World News Flemington Bells Will Mark World War I Centennial
Author: 0 Flemington Bells Will Mark World War I Centennial

The number of times bells will be rung, the time of day and the date are all in recognition of the signing of the Armistice that ended hostilities in World War I being at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 - the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

World News Trump, Macron meet in Paris, discuss Europe’s security, financial burden
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Trump and first lady Melania Trump will also visit the American cemetery in Belleau, France , to pay their respects to USA soldiers who died on French soil during the war. The cancellation drew derision from some critics, with several suggesting he was afraid of messing up his hair and others noting that the rain had not stopped French President Emmanuel Macron , German Chancellor Angela Merkel or Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from visiting memorials.

World News MPs show support for Jo Johnson after resignation
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In contrast to his brother, however, Mr Johnson voted Remain in the European Union referendum, and is now pushing for a second vote on leaving the bloc. "This is a con on the British people: there is no evidence that the kind of Brexit that we've failed to negotiate while we are still members can be magically agreed once the United Kingdom has lost its seat at the table".

World News UK's ex-Brexit Secretary pours cold water on May's deal
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The question of how to avoid a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic after Brexit has proved to be the toughest issue in the exit talks. Former Brexit secretary David Davis said the full government legal advice on Brexit must be published and insisted how the United Kingdom could exit from the customs union must be "pinned down" before MPs and peers vote on the deal.

World News US court again rules against Trump on DACA
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In January, Attorney General Becerra - joined by the Attorneys General for Maine, Maryland and Minnesota, as well as the University of California, individual DACA recipients and other plaintiffs - secured a nationwide preliminary injunction halting the Trump Administration's action to end the DACA program.

World News Australia anticipated to announce billion greenback mortgage fund for Pacific
Author: 0 Australia anticipated to announce billion greenback mortgage fund for Pacific

Payne said the discussions were "valuable, full and candid". In a speech to be delivered today, Mr Morrison will declare it is time to "open a new chapter in relations with our Pacific family". He said in a Nov 1 speech at an Asia Society event hosted by Bloomberg in Sydney that "China is the country that is most changing the balance of power" and "exercising unprecedented influence in the Indo-Pacific".

Author: 0 Jo Johnson Resigns And Backs Second Brexit Referendum

Still under the No Deal scenario " Britain stands on the brink of the greatest crisis since the Second World War ", he said. "The Prime Minister thanks Jo Johnson for his work in government". Even a no-deal Brexit "may well be better than the never-ending purgatory" that Mrs May's plan would offer, he said. While Johnson's resignation is likely to spur critics in the Conservative Party, securing a second referendum would also require support from the Labour Party, which is yet to fully ...

World News Varadkar and Dodds offer differing views on Brexit
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But DUP leaders said on Friday that May's wording meant the fix would still be included in the withdrawal agreement that London and Brussels hope to reach in the coming days. Britain's culture minister Jeremy Wright arrives In Downing Street. Tensions between Mrs May and her DUP allies have been exposed amid concerns about measures aimed at avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland.

World News Triple vehicle bombings in Mogadishu kill at least 18 people, police say
Author: 0 Triple vehicle bombings in Mogadishu kill at least 18 people, police say

According to the police, a group of gunmen then tried to access the hotel but were killed by armed guards. "The death toll is sure to rise", Ali Nur, a police officer in the city, told Reuters . They were traveling in public vehicles at the scene when the blasts and gunfire occurred. At least 20 people have been left dead and dozens others wounded from the blasts.

World News Trump says California gunman was ‘very sick puppy’
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Investigators have not established a motive for the shooting or an indication of any connection to terrorism and knew of nothing that connected Long to the Borderline Bar and Grill. However, Kuredjian says he does not know the content of any postings. About 18 months ago, Don and Effie MacLeod heard "an very bad argument" and what he believes was a gunshot from the Longs' property.

World News Mob threatens Fox News' Tucker Carlson
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Ted Cruz , R-Texas, and his wife inside a restaurant during Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott and Fox News President Jay Wallace issued a joint statement Thursday condemning the "reprehensible" protest at Carlson's home.

Author: 0 Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 people in Jordan

She said that searches for missing people are ongoing. Flash floods in Jordan have killed at least 11 people and wounded several others, the state-run Jordan News Agency reported on Saturday, one-day after heavy rain hit several parts of the country, including the ancient stone-city of Petra.

World News PM Trudeau cheers 'historic' number of women elected in USA midterms
Author: 0 PM Trudeau cheers 'historic' number of women elected in USA midterms

Louis and their families for this injustice", he said in both English and French. "We all must, as individuals, communities and as a nation, help these people in every way we can", she said. But it is our collective responsibility to acknowledge this hard truth, learn from this story, and continue to fight against antisemitism every day, as we give meaning to the solemn vow: "'Never again'".

World News Turkey shared Khashoggi murder tapes with Britain, claims Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey shared Khashoggi murder tapes with Britain, claims Erdogan

Many people in the USA now want to see the relationship between Washington and Riyadh terminated. Mr Sherman's bill could block Saudi Arabia's plans to obtain nuclear technology from the US. Mohammed Bin Salman (MbS) and Saudi Arabia have changed their official position on what happened to the journalist in the face of worldwide pressure.

World News Melbourne Knife Attacker Radicalised, Inspired By ISIS
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The man who crashed a vehicle full of gas cylinders in the Melbourne CBD before stabbing three people in a terror attack has been identified as Hassan Khalif Shire Ali. It is not yet known how the fire began or whether he was carrying an explosive device, although the bomb squad was sent to secure the area. Bourke Street reopened on Saturday morning, and a Reuters reporter said there was an increased police presence in the area.

World News Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war
Author: 0 Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

The US and Saudi Arabia say they have agreed to end US refueling of Saudi aircraft bombing Yemen but several officials underlined that American training and military assistance will continue. Mattis said the United States would play a continuing role to help the Saudi-led coalition and Yemeni forces minimize civilian casualties and expand humanitarian efforts.

World News Southern California fires force evacuation of Malibu
Author: 0 Southern California fires force evacuation of Malibu

The Woolsey blaze was also burning in parts of Los Angeles County, where mandatory evacuation orders were given Friday morning south of U.S. Highway 101, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said . Flames were feet away, smoke was thick, cars weren't moving and people were panicking. Other were found in or near homes. "We are still reeling, but we are also very resilient", she said.

World News Boris Johnson's brother resigns and calls for a second Brexit referendum
Author: 0 Boris Johnson's brother resigns and calls for a second Brexit referendum

Arguing Britain was "on the brink of the greatest crisis" since World War Two, he said what was on offer wasn't "anything like what was promised". Labour Shadow Brexit Minister Jenny Chapman said that Theresa May had "lost all authority and is incapable of negotiating a Brexit deal within her own party, let alone with the EU".

World News Navy Veteran Killed In Thousand Oaks Shooting Had Survived Las Vegas Shooting
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Long is then said to have paused, posted a few messages on social media speaking of his mental health, after which he went in and opened fire at the patrons on the dance floor . "They felt he might be suffering from PTSD, the fact he was a veteran and had been in the Corps", Dean said. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill called for stricter gun control.

World News Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament, general elections on January 5
Author: 0 Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament, general elections on January 5

The dissolution, which is expected to be challenged in court, was revealed in an official gazette notification signed by Sirisena which also set the next sitting of parliament for January 17. Dayasiri Jayasekara, a cabinet minister, told Al Jazeera that Sirisena had no choice but to dissolve parliament because of Wickremesinghe's refusal to step down.

World News China fault lines on display as top officials meet
Author: 0 China fault lines on display as top officials meet

The defense chiefs and top foreign affairs officials of the two countries met in Washington for a regular dialogue that had been pushed back amid months of spiraling tensions between the world's two largest economies. Yang said China was committed to "nonconfrontation" but that Beijing had the right to build "necessary defense facilities" on what it considers its own territory.

World News Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire
Author: 0 Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

The 20,000 acre (8,100 hectare) Camp Fire, which started on Thursday near Camp Creek, is being driven west by 35 miles per hour (56 kmh) winds, fire officials said. "We heard this was coming so we set up on the sprinklers and we hosed the whole house down", said Patrick Henry, a Malibu resident. Thousands evacuated, many abandoned their vehicles and fleeing on foot as flames surrounded major roadways in the area.

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