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World News Quake causes disruptions at Anchorage Airport
Author: 0 Quake causes disruptions at Anchorage Airport

There were no initial reports of any damage or injuries. Alaska has more earthquakes than any other USA region and has had an average of one magnitude 7 to 8 natural disaster every year since 1900, according to the state government website.

Author: 0 Erdoğan meets Dutch, Chinese leaders at G20 summit

I think we'd like to. Leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico, meanwhile, met Friday morning to sign a trade deal replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement that was struck following months of tough negotiations that analysts say left a bitter taste among the partners.

World News George HW Bush passes away at 94
Author: 0 George HW Bush passes away at 94

Bush had one of the most impressive résumés in American public life. Before getting the keys to the White House, he served eight years as the vice president of Republican icon Ronald Reagan. The decorated war pilot and former Central Intelligence Agency chief suffered the ignominy of being a one-term president, denied a second term over a weak economy when he lost the 1992 election to upstart Democrat Bill Clinton.

World News May says UK's Brexit future lies in MPs' hands
Author: 0 May says UK's Brexit future lies in MPs' hands

The deal has been criticised by both eurosceptics and europhiles among May's own Conservative Party. Pressed over whether she is drawing up a Plan B in case of defeat in the Commons, Mrs May said: "The focus of myself and the Government is on the vote taking place on December 11".

World News US Cabinet members defend close ties with Saudi Arabia 22min
Author: 0 US Cabinet members defend close ties with Saudi Arabia 22min

The CIA has the latest intelligence and assessment of Khashoggi's murder. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis both came to Capitol Hill to urgently lobby against the resolution , which would call for an end to US military assistance for the conflict that human rights advocates say is wreaking havoc on Yemen and subjecting civilians to indiscriminate bombing.

World News Paxton: Mexico Must Take Care of Migrants in Tijuana
Author: 0 Paxton: Mexico Must Take Care of Migrants in Tijuana

An advocate for USA border enforcement says we can be thankful President Donald Trump's border enforcement policies are keeping thousands of migrants stuck in Mexico. Mexico's President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country could offer at least 100,000 work permits to Central Americans who ultimately want to enter the U.S.

World News White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbor
Author: 0 White officer charged with murder in death of black neighbor

Guyger was arrested on a manslaughter charge three days after the September 6 shooting that claimed the life of 26-year-old accountant Botham Jean , who was from the Caribbean island nation of St. Jean's family filed a lawsuit against the City of Dallas and its police department in late October. The Dallas Police Department has declined to release that information and sent the open records requests to the attorney general for final determination.

World News Saudi Crown Prince Sidelined in G20 Family Photo
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince Sidelined in G20 Family Photo

The two leaders met at Salman's residence in the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires on the sidelines of the G-20 summit. So far, it's been a mixed bag. "No, I will listen, of course ", bin Salman replies, prior to bursting into laughter. Earlier, the Elysee said the video showed "a sort of contrast between MbS's face sporting an embarrassed smile and the (French) president's face, which was rather stern, and was keen to convey these messages in a very firm manner".

Author: 0 Trump, Nieto, and Trudeau Sign US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Replacing NAFTA

Instead, he referred to the new agreement as the "new free trade agreement", spoke of "modernizing NAFTA ", referenced the benefits of "NAFTA", and finally referred to it as a "new agreement". "Now, it is gone-at least between Canada and the U.S". The signing of the trade pact came to fruitation after more than a year of contentious negotiations that came right down to the wire.

World News Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake
Author: 0 Tsunami alert for southern Alaska after quake

A tsunami warning is in effect for coastal areas of Cook Inlet and southern Kenai Peninsula, according to a bulletin from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map of magnitude 7.0 quake that struck Alaska on November 30, 2018 . Anchorage lawyer Justin Capp says he was getting ready for work when he felt the shaking start.

World News Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros
Author: 0 Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked Facebook employees to research George Soros

In a statement on Thursday, Facebook said that Sandberg had sent an email asking whether Soros had shorted the company's stock after he called Facebook a "menace to society" in January 2018. Sandberg had previously said that she didn't initially remember Definers when she read the story by the Times , which revealed Facebook hired the firm.

World News Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister
Author: 0 Imran Khan bowled 'googly' and India sent 2 ministers: Pakistan minister

Responding to a question during an interaction with Indian journalists, Khan said: "It is not in Pakistan's interest to have our territory used for terror activities outside."Khan also pointed out that there were United Nations sanctions on 26/11 accused and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, and court cases against him in Pakistan in the Mumbai attack case".

World News Two Iranians Indicted For Attacking U.S. Hospitals and Other Criticial Infrastructure
Author: 0 Two Iranians Indicted For Attacking U.S. Hospitals and Other Criticial Infrastructure

The grand jury indicted Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27, on six counts as part of a almost three-year-long global hacking scheme officials say extorted millions from companies and governments. Atlanta refused to pay the anonymous hackers $US51,000 in ransom, and recovering from the attack is estimated to have cost the city's taxpayers more than $US9 million.

World News Facebook 'considered charging for access to user data'
Author: 0 Facebook 'considered charging for access to user data'

The email chain, two pages-long, is part of a trove of documents that potentially number in the thousands, now held by United Kingdom lawmakers and likely to be released early next week, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

World News Iran oil imports to resume
Author: 0 Iran oil imports to resume

President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of the Iranian 2015 global nuclear deal in May and reimposed U.S. sanctions on Iran which had been lifted under the landmark nuclear accord. India's official figures show the country imported as much as 2.57 million tonnes of oil worth an overall of $1.42 billion from Iran over the past month.

World News Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country
Author: 0 Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Bild newspaper she wanted Ukraine to be "sensible" and help lower tensions through dialogue. The tense stalemate between the two nations - ongoing since Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula in 2014 - escalated Sunday when the Russian coast guard reportedly fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels and crews as the ships sought to pass from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov through the Kerch Strait .

World News New shelter in Tijuana to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says
Author: 0 New shelter in Tijuana to house at least 3,000 migrants, official says

A handful of the thousands of asylum seekers in Tijuana have started a hunger strike in protest against Mexican authorities blocking them from reaching the US border. Madrid said the group was starting a three-day hunger strike to draw attention to the standoff. "What I did yesterday was very risky, I wish it won't happen again", she said, blaming the large number of male migrants who rushed past Mexican riot police to storm the border .

World News Merkel's plane makes unscheduled landing after technical hitch
Author: 0 Merkel's plane makes unscheduled landing after technical hitch

Mrs Merkel and Olaf Scholz, the German finance minister, will resume their travel to Buenos Aires early on Friday, but the long flight time means they will arrive after world leaders start their discussions. The Chancellor, who called the affair a "serious malfunction", travelled by bus to Bonn, where she spent the night in a hotel. The delay will complicate Merkel's schedule at the two-day meeting in Argentina, where the Group of 20 industrialised countries already expect to face "very, ...

World News Feds Raid Office Of Trump's Former Tax Lawyer
Author: 0 Feds Raid Office Of Trump's Former Tax Lawyer

The FBI confirmed the raid on the morning of November 29 to CBS Chicago and to other news outlets, but noted warrants were executed in "multiple locations today". Ald. Edward Burke's office at City Hall was sealed and covered in brown paper on November 29, 2018. Edward Burke's ward office on November 29, 2018.

World News Pope praises 'free' child who runs onto stage
Author: 0 Pope praises 'free' child who runs onto stage

He is free, free and unruly, but he is free. Wenzel had something in common with Francis, his mother explained to the pope - blood from the same South American country. Wirth explained it was not a planned moment that Wenzel would approach one of the most guarded men on earth, or ignore the gestures of Ganswein, the personal secretary of Pope Benedict XVI whose chiseled features have earned him the nickname 'Gorgeous Georg'.

World News Mexico Border Crisis: Migrant Mom From Guatemala Impaled In Front Of Children
Author: 0 Mexico Border Crisis: Migrant Mom From Guatemala Impaled In Front Of Children

Rodney Scott, the chief patrol agent for the border agency's San Diego sector, said the woman had risked her life climbing the border wall and could have died if not for emergency responders. The woman's children are 3 years old and 5 years old. Once the woman was stabilized, she and her children were driven to a local hospital for treatment.

World News China explosion at chemical factory
Author: 0 China explosion at chemical factory

The injured were taken to a hospital for treatment, said the local propaganda department on its Weibo social media account. Zhangjiakou is set to hold some ski and snowboard events when China hosts the 2022 Winter Olympics. This was reported by local authorities, writes Reuters . Rescuers and machines clean up burnt vehicles at the site of Tianjin warehouse explosion on August 20, 2015 in Tianjin, China.

World News China expresses concerns over U.S. warships in Taiwan Strait
Author: 0 China expresses concerns over U.S. warships in Taiwan Strait

The Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Pecos transits the South China Sea, May 19, 2017. Geng urged the US to abide by its "one China" policy and "properly handle Taiwan-related issues so as to avoid undermining China-US relations and the peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait".

World News Tribal rights group urges police to call off search for American's body
Author: 0 Tribal rights group urges police to call off search for American's body

He said John Allen Chau's body should be left alone "as should the Sentinelese ". But they have not set foot onto North Sentinel Island since the killing, and it remains unclear if they will. His notes, which were reported Thursday in Indian newspapers and confirmed by police, make clear he knew he might be killed . The island is only about 50 kilometers (31 miles) west of Port Blair, the territory's capital known to tourists for its stunning emerald beaches, history and water sports.

World News Suspected Alabama mall shooter arrested after police killed a different man
Author: 0 Suspected Alabama mall shooter arrested after police killed a different man

The narrative around Bradford's death was altered multiple times by authorities, who first claimed he was "brandishing" a weapon then later said he was only holding a gun at the scene. But the case has been turned over to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), which said Wednesday that it will "not release information concerning pending criminal investigations".

World News Trump Cancels G20 Meeting With Putin
Author: 0 Trump Cancels G20 Meeting With Putin

Dmitry Peskov, Russian president's press-secretary, said that Putin will arrive to Buenos Aires as planned and that Russia is still expecting to have the meeting, according TASS news agency. Speaking with German newspaper Bild , Mr Poroshenko called on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for naval support to counter Russia's "aggressive policy".

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