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World News IDF strikes Gaza after 200 rockets fired at Israel, 60 intercepted
Author: 0 IDF strikes Gaza after 200 rockets fired at Israel, 60 intercepted

What prompted this escalation was a gunfight between Israeli commandos and Hamas fighters near Khan Yunis in Gaza . Michael Oren, an Israeli Cabinet minister, said Israel "will do whatever it takes" to defend itself. It was not clear if the outbreak of violence would derail those arrangements. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a trip to Paris and rushed home as tensions rose.

World News Hillary Clinton will run for president again, says pollster
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton will run for president again, says pollster

Philippe Reines told The Hill: "She's more likely to win Powerball". "You can expect her to run for president once again". Stein, on the other hand, is a populist New York City Democrat who supported Donald Trump in 2016. While she has unsuccessfully run twice before, this time will be different, they promise. "Maybe not at first, when the legions of Senate Democrats make their announcements, but definitely by the time the primaries are in full swing".

World News Arizona firefighters head to California to fight Woolsey, Camp and Hill fires
Author: 0 Arizona firefighters head to California to fight Woolsey, Camp and Hill fires

As of Saturday morning, the Camp Fire was reported to be 20 percent contained after having burned an estimated 100,000 acres of land north of Sacramento in Butte County , making it the worst wildfire in California history. The TV series "Westworld" is among the many productions that have filmed at the ranch in the mountains west of Los Angeles. But the flames didn't discriminate, burning everything from mobile homes to mansions.

World News Republican Senator In Hot Water Over Leaked Racist Comment About Public Hangings
Author: 0 Republican Senator In Hot Water Over Leaked Racist Comment About Public Hangings

She will face Democrat Mike Espy in a November 27 runoff election. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her supporters laughed as she quipped about being in the front row of a "public hanging", according to a newly surfaced video. Hyde-Smith referred to the remark as "an exaggerated expression of regard" in a statement. If Espy wins the runoff election, he will become Mississippi's first Black senator since Reconstruction.

World News Air India pilot found drunk before takeoff suspended for 3 years
Author: 0 Air India pilot found drunk before takeoff suspended for 3 years

Captain Kathpalia was to operate Air India's AI-111 flight to London from New Delhi Sunday afternoon. "I am going to contest this". The Directorate General of Civil Aviation will probe the case against Captain Arvind Kathpalia. In August a year ago, the Indian Commercial Pilots Association, a trade union representing pilots of the state-owned carrier, filed a court case against Kathpalia requesting stern action against him over the missed breathalyzer tests and some other behaviour.

World News Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts
Author: 0 Koreas complete the disarming of 22 guard posts

The Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) violated a Sept 19 agreement signed by North and South Korea that called for a halt to "all hostile acts", said the Rodong Sinmun , North Korea's official party newspaper. Seoul's approach to addressing the threat is in contrast with the U.S. which had pressured Pyongyang to denuclearise before sanctions would be lifted.

World News Putin says had good conversation with Trump in Paris
Author: 0 Putin says had good conversation with Trump in Paris

US President Donald Trump (L) and US Major General and ABMC (American Battle Monuments Commission) Secretary William M. Matz take part in a US ceremony at the American Cemetery of Suresnes, outside Paris , on November 11, 2018 as part of Veterans Day and commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the November 11, 1918, armistice, ending World War I .

World News Trump's new justice chief assailed over anti-Mueller stance
Author: 0 Trump's new justice chief assailed over anti-Mueller stance

More than 100 people gathered on November 8 at City Hall on Front Street to rally in support of Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is leading the investigation of collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and the Russian government's election interference.

Author: 0 Trump's motorcade to cemetery would have disrupted roads, White House says

Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located adjacent to Belleau Wood and about 60 miles (100 kilometers) northeast of Paris , about an hour drive. Social media users trolled Trump Saturday by posting pictures of former President Barack Obama giving several speeches in the rain. "I helped plan all of President Obama's trips for eight years,"he wrote on Twitter".

World News Calif. wildfires: At least 9 dead, 6,700 structures lost
Author: 0 Calif. wildfires: At least 9 dead, 6,700 structures lost

Evacuation center locations, road closure and school closure information for the fires can be found on the Ventura County emergency page here and through the county hotline at 805-465. California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom responded on Twitter that this was "not a time for partisanship". Fire burned in famously ritzy coastal spots like Malibu , where Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West, Guillermo del Toro and Martin Sheen were among those forced out of their homes amid a citywide evacuation ...

World News 1 killed, 2 injured in
Author: 0 1 killed, 2 injured in "terror" attack in Australia's Melbourne

Officials are treating the incident that brought Melbourne to a standstill during Friday afternoon rush hour as terrorism-related. One of the injured victims has a neck injury and is in a suspected critical condition, while another has a head injury, according to Ambulance Victoria .

World News More fatalities confirmed as California wildfire continues to grow
Author: 0 More fatalities confirmed as California wildfire continues to grow

About 800km to the north, nine people were found dead in and around the Northern California town of Paradise, where more than 6700 homes and businesses were burned down by the Camp Fire . The Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted that the fire raging through the Santa Monica Mountains was headed to the ocean. Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said a "significant number" of homes had been destroyed by the flames but that an accurate count could not yet be made.

World News Multiple people injured in shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California
Author: 0 Multiple people injured in shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California

Investigators say that based on time stamps, Long posted to Instagram during the attack. But one law enforcement official said Long posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane. Investigators have not yet commented on whether mental illness played a role in the rampage. The mother of Telemachus Orfanos, 27, told reporters: "I don't want prayers".

Author: 0 Trump ruled out cemetery motorcade as disruptive

But a light, steady rain and a low cloud ceiling prevented his helicopter from going to the site. Instead of the Trumps, the U.S. delegation to the cemetery will be led by Chief of Staff General John Kelly and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joe Dunford.

World News Change Brexit course or face total surrender: Britain's Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Change Brexit course or face total surrender: Britain's Boris Johnson

On Friday, UK Transport Minister Jo Johnson said he was standing down after calling the government's Brexit plan a "terrible mistake". DUP leader Arlene Foster said the Prime Minister appeared "wedded to the idea of a border down the Irish Sea" despite Downing Street's repeated assurances to the contrary.

Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu cuts Paris trip short after Gaza killings

Qatar has also said it would hand out $100 to each of 50,000 poor families, as well as larger sums to Palestinians wounded in clashes along the Gaza-Israel border. Multiple alarm sirens have sounded in the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel near the Gaza border. He said the step was coordinated with security officials to restore quiet for Israeli citizens living near the Gaza border and to avert a humanitarian crisis.

World News IS claims responsibility for Australia attack - 11/9/2018 6:02:19 AM
Author: 0 IS claims responsibility for Australia attack - 11/9/2018 6:02:19 AM

Addressing the media, Superintendent David Clayton said that the man who attacked the people was shot in the chest and he is now critically injured. Police said a Somali immigrant killed one person and wounded two others in a rush-hour stabbing spree in the heart of Australia´s second city Friday, labelling it a terrorist attack.

Author: 0 Donations flow in for Melbourne attack's 'Trolley Man'

Meanwhile more than Aus$50,000 (1.2 million baht) has been raised on GoFundMe for a bystander dubbed " trolley man ", who was hailed as a hero for trying to stop Shire Ali by knocking him over with a shopping cart. "It is important for us to get as much information from the imams, from spouses, family members, community members, council workers, people that might be interacting with those that might have changed their behaviours, that they think have been radicalised", Mr Dutton said.

Author: 0 'Umbrellas Are Hard:' Trump Shamed Over Skipping WWI Cemetery Visit in France

Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames is among those to have criticised the USA president for pulling out of a scheduled visit to a Belleau Wood war cemetery in France due to "bad weather ". Ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes chimed in : "I helped plan all of President Obama's trips for 8 years". Last year, foggy weather caused similar security concerns which prevented Mr Trump from visiting the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.

World News Schumer: Dems set to push Mueller shield bill over Whitaker
Author: 0 Schumer: Dems set to push Mueller shield bill over Whitaker

FILE - House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., arrives for a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. Lindsey Graham of SC and Thom Tillis of North Carolina. "You don't recuse somebody because they have opinions different than the people they are overseeing", he said on CBS's " Face the Nation ".

Author: 0 5 dead in northern California wildfire

The California town of Paradise was nearly completely destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire dubbed the Camp Fire. Law enforcement authorities in northern California said Friday that five people have died in a wildfire, one of three in the state that have leveled thousands of homes and forced widespread evacuations.

World News The DUP are not happy with Theresa May over border plan
Author: 0 The DUP are not happy with Theresa May over border plan

The Times newspaper reported that May sent a five-page letter on Tuesday to the leaders of Northern Ireland's small Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) that props up her government. "The most important thing for me is the objective and that is to give everyone in northern Ireland and Ireland assurance that a hard border will not develop between north and south no matter what else may happen in the years ahead", Varadkar said.

World News Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

She faces up to 10 years' imprisonment and is due in a Brisbane court on Monday. There were over 100 reports of needles being found in strawberries, though many were suspected to be copycat cases or social media stunts. Superintendent Jon Wacker, from the Queensland Police Drug and Serious Crime Group, said the investigation "was far from over". Following the news of the charged, Queensland's Strawberry Growers Association released a statement .

World News Over 37 Palestinians Injured in Demonstration on Gaza's Border
Author: 0 Over 37 Palestinians Injured in Demonstration on Gaza's Border

The talks are aimed at hammering out a truce between Hamas and Israel and achieving reconciliation between rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah. Hamas has hired over 40,000 people in Gaza since 2007 but many appeared to have been excluded from the list of payees. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman also criticized the Qatari money transfer to Gaza.

World News New York prosecutors indict mail bomb suspect on 30 counts
Author: 0 New York prosecutors indict mail bomb suspect on 30 counts

The 56-year-old was charged with the use of a weapon of mass destruction, interstate transportation of an explosive, threatening interstate commerce, illegally mailing an explosive, carrying an explosive while committing a felony, and using a destructive device to engage in a violent crime.

World News California bar shooting: Authorities declare gunman dead; 11 people injured
Author: 0 California bar shooting: Authorities declare gunman dead; 11 people injured

Helus was shot in the bar and died at a hospital. The mother of one of the 12 victims of Wednesday's mass shooting at a southern California bar demanded gun control in the wake of her son's death. 7. He regularly worked as a security guard at the bar but was just enjoying a night out on Wednesday, his friend Marybeth Schroeder told HuffPost. "Only thing I can attribute it to is God", he told KABC on Thursday , "his protective hand over me that night on October 1 (last year in Las ...

World News World leaders mark WWI centenary in sombre Paris ceremony
Author: 0 World leaders mark WWI centenary in sombre Paris ceremony

French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. Macron's speech was full of literary allusions, such as the French poets Guillaume Apollinaire and Charles Péguy, both of whom served in World War I .

World News Saudi Arabia cornerstone of stability in region, Trump to Macron
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia cornerstone of stability in region, Trump to Macron

President Trump unleashed an angry Twitter jab at his French host as he arrived in France late on Friday. "Right now, the burden-sharing has been largely on the United States", Trump said, adding that Macron "understands that and he understands the United States can only do so much, in fairness to the United States".

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