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World News Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic violence: LAPD
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Security reportedly ushered her into the building, after which Avenatti appeared and chased her while allegedly claiming , " she hit me first " and adding, "This is bulls***, this is f***ing bulls***". He concluded that he's "looking forward to a full investigation", expressing confidence that he'll be completely exonerated. "This is f**king bulls**t!" Avenatti referred to allegations against him as "bogus, fabricated allegations".

World News Irish politician uses women's thong in parliament sex assault protest
Author: 0 Irish politician uses women's thong in parliament sex assault protest

The verdict has incited much anger online with many woman taking to social media sites to share the hashtag '#ThisIsNotConsent' along side photos of their own underwear. Noeline Blackwell, head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, told The Independent: "The reference to the girl's underwear and the assumption and inference that the jury was being invited to draw - that because she was dressed like that she was asking for sex - does not surprise us".

World News Turkey withdraws from Libya convention in Italy
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Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has denied such a rivalry exists, saying Rome and Paris have a common interest in stabilizing the nation - an important source of oil and gas for Europe. "I will not take part in the summit even if it takes 100 years", he said in a television interview viewed by Reuters before it was aired. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived on Monday evening in Italy's Palermo to attend the worldwide conference on Libya .

World News China Displays Missiles on J-20 Fighters for the First Time
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A report past year from the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies suggested the J-20 could pose a strategic challenge to key components of the United States air fleet, such as aerial refueling tankers, as well as early warning and command and control aircraft , if armed with long-range air-to-air missiles.

World News Miley Cyrus ‘devastated’ after losing Malibu home to Woolsey Fire
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At least 31 people are dead and hundreds more are unaccounted for as three major wildfires burn across California . 29 people were killed in the Camp Fire , many in the town of Paradise. Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross management of the forests. The new figures released Monday evening come as a wildfire continues to burn its way through scenic but drought-stricken canyonlands in and around Malibu, where celebrity homes have burned ...

World News Majority say midterms were repudiation of Republican policies
Author: 0 Majority say midterms were repudiation of Republican policies

Rick Scott by some 12,000 votes. A Broward County judge challenged anyone who has evidence of fraud to file a report. Meanwhile, in Palm Beach, Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher said the county's 11-year-old tallying machines aren't fast enough to complete the recount by Thursday.

World News Fox News Backing CNN's Lawsuit Against White House
Author: 0 Fox News Backing CNN's Lawsuit Against White House

Fox News is supporting rival network CNN in its lawsuit against Donald Trump and senior officials over the revocation of correspondent Jim Acosta's White House press credentials. "The stated rationale for the revocation of Mr. Acosta's pass-that he was disrupting press proceedings-is evident from the video he has proffered, is entirely viewpoint- and content-neutral, and clears this limited bar [prohibiting arbitrary and less than compelling reasons]", the administration argued .

World News Border officials to close northbound lanes ahead of caravan's arrival
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A group of LGBT migrants has split off from the main caravan traveling from Central America to the United States and managed to reach a city of Tijuana, Mexico, situated near the southwestern United States border, Fox News reported. On Sunday, a contingent of about 80 caravan participants - members of the LGBT, (lesbian gay, bisexual, and transgender) community - arrived in Tijuana, where they were put up at a house rented out for them by supporters in a well-to-do neighborhood near the ...

World News Malaysia hopes to recover much of 1MDB stolen funds: Mahathir
Author: 0 Malaysia hopes to recover much of 1MDB stolen funds: Mahathir

Lim Guan Eng, Malaysia's finance minister, says they will seek a "full refund" of fees paid for a bond issue the bank handled. The bank is facing allegations of a multibillion dollar fraud at Malaysia state investment fund 1MDB. On whether Malaysia had sent an official request to the DOJ to seek help on the refund, Dr Mahathir told reporters in Singapore that "it takes a little bit of time but they (DOJ) have promised that they will give back the money".

World News California wildfires deadliest in state's history
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More than 5,000 personnel are fighting the blaze, which has destroyed more than 6,500 homes and 260 commercial buildings. Many victims in Paradise are believed to have been elderly residents or people with mobility issues who would have found evacuating more hard.

World News Arrests in Slayings of 8 Family Members
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That's not uncommon in this corner of Appalachia but stoked rumors that the slayings were related to drugs, one of many theories on possible motives that percolated in public locally. "They left traces. They left a trail". The Wagners moved to Kanai, Alaska, in June 2017 and claimed that speculation of their involvement in the murders pushed them to move far away.

World News 9 killed as California wildfires spread
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But an expected narrow window of calm is giving firefighters hope of slowing the flames that have marched a path of destruction toward the sea, burning everything from mobile homes to mansions. The blaze started Thursday night and by Friday had pushed toward Malibu and the Pacific Ocean, prompting evacuations in Malibu, Calabasas, Agoura Hills and other nearby areas.

World News Melbourne cafe owner identified as victim of Bourke Street terror attack
Author: 0 Melbourne cafe owner identified as victim of Bourke Street terror attack

The incident left two people dead after 30-year-old Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, a Somali refugee, drove a auto full of gas bottles into the entrance of the mall and set it on fire. Ideas are being considered for a lasting tribute to Mr Malaspina including renaming the laneway next to Pellegrini's Espresso Bar, which he co-owned.

World News Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Protest at Pelosi's Office
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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, likely to become the next speaker, told "Face the Nation" Democrats will be "strategic". Pelosi, the presumptive House Democratic leader, later issued a statement saying she welcomes the energy of young activists and will recommend the reinstatement of a select committee to address the climate crisis.

World News ‘MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!’: Trump Goes Ballistic, Attacks Macron, Mocks France
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Trump opened on the wrong foot with Australia, one of the most pro-US countries which boasts of fighting alongside the United States in every major conflict in modern times . Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said Wednesday: "We were commemorating the assassination of 130 of our compatriots three years ago in Paris and Saint-Denis, and so I will reply in English: "Common decency" would have been appropriate".

World News Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape
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A member of the Saudi kill team responsible for the assassination at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul reportedly can be heard saying on the phone, "tell your boss" and "the deed was done", after Khashoggi was murdered. In fact, when the Saudi intelligence officer listened to the recording he was so shocked that he said 'this one probably took heroin. His remarks to the Shura Council, a top advisory body to the government, will encompass domestic and foreign policy, SPA said, and they will ...

World News Loyal pup waits for dead owner for more than 80 days
Author: 0 Loyal pup waits for dead owner for more than 80 days

The state-owned China News Agency reported the dog in the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia , had been sitting by the guard rail in the middle of the road for nearly three months. A local charity is reaching out to the owner's family and will find a home for the dog if they are unable to contact them, China News reported. Online, the dog's incredible loyalty has been compared to that of Hachiko , a Japanese Akita dog that famously continued to wait for its owner at the train station for ...

World News Israel and Palestinians agree truce after Gaza clashes
Author: 0 Israel and Palestinians agree truce after Gaza clashes

Israel's hardline defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman, issued a statement saying he did not support stopping the strikes. Tuesday's ceasefire did not appear to address any of the underlying issues, including the blockade and Hamas' vast arsenal of rockets, and it was unclear whether United Nations and Egyptian efforts toward a broader deal might resume.

World News Amnesty International takes back its highest honor from Aung San Suu Kyi
Author: 0 Amnesty International takes back its highest honor from Aung San Suu Kyi

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has continued his criticism of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi today, accusing her of trying to "defend the indefensible" by downplaying the massacre of the Rohingya people. Amnesty said it believes thousands of Rohingyas were killed in Myanmar's western Rakhine province since the campaign began August 2017. Suu Kyi was hailed globally as a freedom fighter who stood up to her country's feared military dictatorship while spending 15 years under house arrest.

World News Return of two thousand Rohingyas of Bangladesh in Myanmar
Author: 0 Return of two thousand Rohingyas of Bangladesh in Myanmar

The first repatriations are due from Thursday, but not everyone who is on the list has been informed and it is unclear how it was compiled. Rohingyas, a Muslim minority in Myanmar, have been fleeing their homes to avoid waves of violence following the government's deployment of police and military units in response to an attack by Rohingya insurgents on security posts in the Rakhine State on August 25, 2017.

World News Rouhani Says US Sanctions Targeting Iranian People
Author: 0 Rouhani Says US Sanctions Targeting Iranian People

These are second batch of sanctions that have been imposed by the present U.S. government after withdrawal from previous government's landmark accord. The new sanctions have sparked furious reactions from Tehran, where Rouhani said his country would "proudly bypass your illegal, unjust sanctions".

World News FBI Report Doesn't Hold Good News on Hate Crimes
Author: 0 FBI Report Doesn't Hold Good News on Hate Crimes

It was the third year in a row hate offenses rose in the U.S. There were 7,175 hate crime incidents reported in 2017, and a total of 8,437 offenses (some incidents included multiple charges). "That begins with leaders from all walks of life and from all sectors of society forcefully condemning anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hate whenever it occurs".

World News Trump trolls Macron over low approval rating, high unemployment and wine tariffs
Author: 0 Trump trolls Macron over low approval rating, high unemployment and wine tariffs

Trump was heavily criticised this week after he failed to attend a World War One memorial event at a war cemetery in Belleau, France - the site of a battle that killed 2,000 US Marines . adding that relations between Macron and Trump were "not always easy but are enduring". "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism", Macron said, speaking in French during a weekend address.

World News Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe
Author: 0 Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

He said he gave investigators two computers, a cellphone and access to his e-mail accounts and tweets. "When they have your emails and phone records", he reportedly said, "they're very good at the perjury trap". Trump denied saying any such thing to Corsi later on, Heavy reported. "I don't know specifically what I'm going to be indicted for, but at 72 years old I am facing losing my home and being separated from my family", he said.

World News Italy plans not to change its large-spending budget, rejected by Brussels
Author: 0 Italy plans not to change its large-spending budget, rejected by Brussels

Italy's economy minister is looking to revise down the budget's growth forecast for next year to try to reach a deal with the European Commission over fiscal policy, a government source said on Sunday. Salvini has told "the gentlemen of Brussels " to "let us work, live and breathe", a sentiment that's proving highly popular among Italians who are increasingly despairing of the impact of austerity economics.

World News North Korea missile bases REVEALED in shock satellite images
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The report said Sakkanmol, the site closest to the border with South Korea and its capital Seoul, appears to be "active and being reasonably well maintained". He added Washington can not have another summit with Pyeongyang, unless the regime takes "concrete, tangible actions" to halt and roll back its nuclear and missile programs.

World News United Kingdom says it has reached draft Brexit deal with EU
Author: 0 United Kingdom says it has reached draft Brexit deal with EU

Cabinet ministers were invited to read "documentation" concerning the deal overnight, in a secure reading room in the Cabinet Office. The UK government would then step up no-deal preparations and spending. Political leaders in Northern Ireland have given a cautious welcome to a deal being agreed in the Brexit negotiations. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose party has indicated it would reject the deal, said he would await further details but added: "This is unlikely to be a ...

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