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World News Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts
Author: 0 Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts

There are competing referendums on gay rights, with "pro-family" groups calling for marriage to be legally defined as between a man and a woman. Tsai Bao-hsing, head of Liuchiu Fisherman Association in Pingtung county, Tsai's home town, told AFP numerous group's members would vote KMT to "punish the DPP" for failing to promote the export of fish products to China as Taiwan seeks to diversify to other markets.

World News I knew about Soros smear firm, says Facebook chief
Author: 0 I knew about Soros smear firm, says Facebook chief

The work Definers provided also proved to be helpful in responding "to unfair claims where Facebook has been singled out for criticism, and to positively distinguish us from competitors", Schrage said. Elliot Schrage, Facebook's outgoing head of communications and policy, explained the company's decision to hire Definers Public Affairs and essentially took the blame for the decision.

World News Teenager Who Wrote About Gun Violence Killed by Stray Bullet
Author: 0 Teenager Who Wrote About Gun Violence Killed by Stray Bullet

The Milwaukee Police Department said in a press release on Tuesday that a 26-year-old male person of interest was taken in custody in connection with Parks' death. ". the world that we have become now is like is all you hear about is somebody dying". "We shall overcome, when we love ourselves and the people around us", she continued.

World News Pakistan police arrest radical Islamic cleric who led Asia Bibi protests
Author: 0 Pakistan police arrest radical Islamic cleric who led Asia Bibi protests

Additional Sessions Judge Roy Muhammad Kharal heard a plea filed by Abdullah Malik seeking a court order for registration of case under sedition charges against Khadim Hussain Rizvi . The roads were blocked in protests and protesters caused billions of rupees loss to properties. According to the notification, Haq will be detained in a jail for 15 days.

World News 25 dead as bus falls into canal in Karnataka’s Mandya
Author: 0 25 dead as bus falls into canal in Karnataka’s Mandya

The private bus plunged into Cauvery canal on the Kaveri river in the Mandya district of Karnataka , India with the only survivor believed to be a boy who jumped from the vehicle. Mandya is a town located 105km from the city of Bengalaru, located the south of the country. "Extremely saddened to learn about the tragic bus accident in Mandya , Karnataka.

World News Prominent birther and Roger Stone ally in plea negotiations with Mueller
Author: 0 Prominent birther and Roger Stone ally in plea negotiations with Mueller

Corsi's talks could aide Mueller's team in their determination into whether Trump and his team were tied to WikiLeaks' release of hacked Democratic emails in the summer of 2016. They said that investigators were looking into whether he gave this information to Stone. He said he spoke for almost 40 hours with Mueller's team.

World News In Russia died the head of the GRU Boxes
Author: 0 In Russia died the head of the GRU Boxes

Skripal, with a highly potent nerve agent in Britain earlier this year. It did not give further details about his death. The head of Russian military intelligence agency GRU, General Igor Korobov, has died at the age of 62, Russia's defence ministry says.

World News Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt business
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In light of the importance and necessity of preserving the public record and doing so in a manner that is reflective of relevant statuatory and regulatory requirements, the Committee must assess whether the White House took adequate steps to archive Ms.

World News WH Gives Troops Permission to Use Force at Border
Author: 0 WH Gives Troops Permission to Use Force at Border

Mattis said that as of today there were 5,764 active-duty troops performing support missions along the border in Texas, Arizona and California. The Military Times first reported on Wednesday that John Kelly , the White House chief of staff, had signed an order that broadened the troops' authority to include lethal force.

World News Karachi attack: Two dead in attack on Chinese consulate
Author: 0 Karachi attack: Two dead in attack on Chinese consulate

Schools in the area were placed on lockdown. China is also a close financial and political ally of Pakistan. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan suggested the attack was "part of conspiracy against Pak and China economic and strategic cooperation", according to a statement issued by Khan's office.

World News Family killed and their mansion set on fire
Author: 0 Family killed and their mansion set on fire

In the early hours of November 21, Paul Caniero, Keith Caniero's brother, was charged for aggravated arson in connection with his own residence being set ablaze at 27 Tilton Drive in Ocean Township. Police said they are following up leads but Gramiccioni insisted that "it's important to emphasize that we have no reason to believe that anyone in the community is in any danger at this time".

World News China Erred in Putting Tariffs on Soybeans, Says Former Official
Author: 0 China Erred in Putting Tariffs on Soybeans, Says Former Official

The trade representative's office published a 50-page update on its March study that accused Beijing of using a variety of tactics to force USA companies to hand-over technology to Chinese rivals. The shift to a state-led system is a "fundamental conflict between China and the United States and other countries Europe, Japan, Australia", she said.

World News Interpol elects Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as its president
Author: 0 Interpol elects Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as its president

United States lawmakers lobbied against the election of Prokopchuk to replace Meng, alleging that Moscow would abuse Interpol's " red notice " system to pursue political opposition figures. A bipartisan group of US senators this week accused Russian Federation of exploiting the global body to settle scores and harass dissidents by issuing warrants, known as red notices, for their arrest.

World News Anti-Pelosi Dems publicly vow to oppose her speaker bid
Author: 0 Anti-Pelosi Dems publicly vow to oppose her speaker bid

Tuesday's announcement came less than a week after Fudge met with Pelosi, an exchange orchestrated by likely Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, who is supporting the minority leader's bid for speaker. Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, co-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, said the meeting was productive and was followed up Monday in a call with Pelosi staffers to discuss the group's "Break the Gridlock' package, which aims to encourage bipartisan cooperation".

World News Crown Prince arrives in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Crown Prince arrives in Abu Dhabi

The regional tour, just before the crown prince is expected to attend the G20 summit in Argentina next week, comes as global pressure has mounted on Riyadh over the grisly murder of Washington Post columnist Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

Author: 0 Turkey's top diplomat slams Trump for turning 'blind eye' in Khashoggi murder

They did not come to a conclusion. The crown prince and his father said they did not commit "this atrocity", Trump said while on vacation in Florida. Trump says the kingdom is an important ally that has helped to lower oil prices. Trump, on holiday at his Florida Mar-a-Lago Club, doubled down on an unusually worded statement from Tuesday that he was essentially ignoring the killing of Jamal Khashoggi because of what he said were more important USA strategic and commercial interests.

World News European Commission accuses Italy of 'sleepwalking into instability' with 2019 budget
Author: 0 European Commission accuses Italy of 'sleepwalking into instability' with 2019 budget

What Happened: The European Commission will likely confirm its negative assessment of the Italian budget on November 21, paving the way for an excessive deficit procedure against Italy, La Repubblica reported November 20. "We are convinced about the numbers in our budget", he said. Euro finance ministers then in January can officially declare Italy's deficit "excessive", and adopt the commission's recommendations: asking Italy to amend its budget, reduce spending and borrowing, within three ...

World News You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum
Author: 0 You have stolen our spirit, Easter Island tells British Museum

As John Bartlett explains for the Guardian , the islanders believe the sculpture and its 900 or so extant compatriots, collectively known as Moai , are living incarnations of deceased relatives. For the indigenous residents of Rapa Nui, their name for Easter Island, like all the other moai it is more than an artefact, it is a... An ancestor figure " moai " known as Hoa Hakananai'a stands at the entrance to the Wellcome gallery in the British Museum in London on November 20, 2018.

World News Moroccan Woman Allegedly Dismembers Boyfriend Before Cooking & Serving Him
Author: 0 Moroccan Woman Allegedly Dismembers Boyfriend Before Cooking & Serving Him

It has not been specified how she is alleged to have killed him. The woman initially denied the crime but then admitted to the killing saying it was a moment of 'insanity, ' according to reports . The woman's culinary delights weren't reportedly revealed until her long-time boyfriend vanished into thin air and his suspicious brother subsequently spotted a tooth stuck in her blender.

World News Authorities responding to a reported mall shooting in Alabama
Author: 0 Authorities responding to a reported mall shooting in Alabama

Witnesses say people were yelling and screaming as they tried to get out of the mall. The 12-year-old was rushed to the children's hospital and is believed to be alert and conscious. According to the city of Hoover social media account, the incident at the Galleria has been brought under control by the Hoover Police Department. Riverchase Gallery briefly closed its doors after the shooting; however, mall security said Friday morning it will reopen at 6 a.m.

World News Yemen peace talks likely in early December: Mattis
Author: 0 Yemen peace talks likely in early December: Mattis

The rebels overran Sanaa in late 2014, when they also took control of Hodeida and its port. Griffiths' planned visit to Hodeidah , which has become the focus of the country's ongoing war, comes a day after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced that talks would commence by early December in Sweden between Houthi rebels and the UN-recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

World News CCTV video shows gunmen attacking Chinese Consulate in Karachi
Author: 0 CCTV video shows gunmen attacking Chinese Consulate in Karachi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi later told lawmakers in Islamabad that a suicide bomber had detonated explosives while trying to enter the building. He described the assault as part of a conspiracy against Pakistan and China's economic and strategic cooperation. It wasn't immediately clear why Baloch militants chose to target the consulate.

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