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World News B.C. winter forecast: Environment Canada gives forecast for the frosty season
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The almanac, based in Lewiston, Maine, forecasts in its 2020 edition that the eastern third of the country can expect more rain and chillier temperatures than normal, the Farmers' Almanac said in a statement released Monday. Snowfall is going to be a big factor in the winter wildness too according to America's most trusted weather forecast. Above-normal winter precipitation is predicted for Montana which means the state could receive quite a bit of snow.

World News Zimbabwe 'mulls pulling out of Cites' over ivory ban
Author: 0 Zimbabwe 'mulls pulling out of Cites' over ivory ban

Botswana and Zimbabwe have the world's largest populations of African elephants, for a combined total of about 200,000. The amended text was passed by a vote of 87 in favour, 29 opposing and 25 abstaining. Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall weighed in, too, saying she was "absolutely shocked" at the idea of separating young elephants from their families and shipping them off to zoos.

World News NYT's Bret Stephens quits Twitter after spat over 'bedbug' insult
Author: 0 NYT's Bret Stephens quits Twitter after spat over 'bedbug' insult

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) (R) participates in a discussion with moderator Bret Stephens , then of the Wall Street Journal, during a Christians United for Israel summit July 13, 2015 in Washington, DC. Karpf told the Washington Post: "He not only thinks I should be ashamed of what I wrote, he thinks that I should also get in trouble for it". "Goodnight, sleep tight, don't let the Bret Stephens bite", another.

World News Ruth Davidson to stay on as MSP for Edinburgh Central
Author: 0 Ruth Davidson to stay on as MSP for Edinburgh Central

As for losing three? Ms Davidson, who was elected to lead the Scottish Conservatives shortly after becoming an MSP in 2011, said the birth of her son Finn previous year changed her attitude to her work-life balance. Ms Davidson added: "The simplest way to avoid a no deal is the vote for a deal". Johnson has said Britain will leave the European Union with or without a deal on Oct 31, and on Wednesday he enraged opponents by limiting parliamentary time to halt no deal.

World News Iran's nuclear chief promises 'good news' on heavy water reactor
Author: 0 Iran's nuclear chief promises 'good news' on heavy water reactor

Israeli officials fear that Trump will, as he did with North Korea, give more credence to the actual meeting of the leaders, which will then be followed by a milder tone in public statements. Esper also credited the USA and its coalition allies⁠ - which so far include Australia, Bahrain and the United Kingdom⁠ - with having "deterred provocative behavior", while Dunford highlighted that he "would not draw a correlation between the forces we have put in the region and degrading Iranian ...

World News Man secretly held onto $45 million lottery ticket for 10 months
Author: 0 Man secretly held onto $45 million lottery ticket for 10 months

Bon Truong bought the sole winning ticket for the Friday, Oct. 26 draw. He took the numbers home and double checked them for hours. "I win.' She doesn't believe me", he said with a laugh. "My family came as boat people". Bon Truong is the victor of the long-awaited $60 million Lotto Max jackpot prize from the October 26 draw, here accepting his cheque at the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Office in St.

World News Student Falls From Balcony When Yoga Pose Goes Wrong
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She is supporting the entire weight of her body on the rail with her thighs. The young woman, who allegedly broke 110 bones, was rushed to the hospital and underwent 11 hours of surgeries on her knees and ankles, Lad Bible reports. The cover shows a woman doing an extreme backbend with her feet over her head in a traditional pose taken to the next level. Neighbors in the building saw Terrazas performing an upside-down pose on the balcony.

World News Iran sentences 3 to long prison terms on spying charges
Author: 0 Iran sentences 3 to long prison terms on spying charges

Aras Amiri , a 32-year-old Iranian national, was visiting her home country to see her ailing grandmother before the Persian new year, in March, when she was detained, charged with spying, and sentenced to ten years. The British government has said it is supporting Ashouri's family while she is in Iranian custody and its embassy in Tehran has been requesting for consular access.

World News PM Imran decides to not hold fresh talks with India
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed his nation today as he sought to "internationalise" the Kashmir issue even as the UN said the repeal of Article 370 was India's internal matter. "We can find solutions through discussions". It was his first address to the nation since the Indian government revoked autonomy from the Indian-controlled area of Kashmir in early August.

World News Lawrence O’Donnell Reports Russian Oligarchs Co-Signed Trump’s Deutsche Bank Loan
Author: 0 Lawrence O’Donnell Reports Russian Oligarchs Co-Signed Trump’s Deutsche Bank Loan

That's still a secret. The House Financial Services and Intelligence committees have subpoenaed the banks for years of financial documents from the president, his three eldest children and the president's companies. In separate cases, the president is also trying to stop his accountants at Mazars from complying with a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee and to shield his NY state tax returns from the House Ways and Means Committee.

World News Democrats rush to meet Wednesday deadline to qualify for 3rd debate
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Kirsten Gillibrand , of NY, has announced she is ending her 2020 presidential campaign and will instead focus on helping her party defeat Donald Trump and take back the U.S. 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., August 10, 2019.

World News Malaysia ex-PM use 'elaborate' plan to loot fund
Author: 0 Malaysia ex-PM use 'elaborate' plan to loot fund

On the opening day of the second trial into the 1MDB scandal, chief prosecutor Gopal Sri Ram described how complex financial transactions between 2011 and 2014 enabled Najib to " to obtain gratification for himself ". "And if you place Jho Low before a mirror, you will see the accused", Mr Gopal said. Najib's first trial related to the scandal started in April .

World News Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved
Author: 0 Skull find in Ethiopia yields new clues on how humans evolved

According to the Haile-Selassie paper, the discovery of MRD has helped to confirm the identity of another fossil - the Belohdelie frontal fragment discovered in 1981 in Ethiopia's Middle Awash region. The skull, named "MRD", was discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopia . Specifically they indicate that the watershed of the lake was mostly dry but that there were also forested areas on the shores of the delta or along the side the river that fed the delta and lake system.

World News Two children dead in OH after stolen police vehicle crashes
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He says Walters then crashed and jumped into a Riverside police SUV that responded to the crash. When police came to investigate the crash, the suspect stole the police officers' vehicle and fled at a high speed, eventually crashing into two cars carrying 11 people total, including seven children .

World News Trump launches new Pentagon command for space warfare
Author: 0 Trump launches new Pentagon command for space warfare

Trump says the USA will now treat space as an independent region overseen by a new unified geographic combatant command. President Donald Trump on Thursday introduced the formal institution of a House Command to make sure USA navy supremacy in outer area.

World News Epstein accusers detail sexual abuse in emotional court hearing
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Federal prosecutors in NY have said they are still investigating those who might have conspired with Epstein , and it is possible other charges could be brought. At the end of the hearing, Mr Berman said "everyone has benefited greatly" from hearing from the women. Epstein is believed to have killed himself in his jail cell in the Special Housing Unit of the Metropolitan Correctional Center on August 10.

World News Swedish Teen Climate Activist Sails Into New York for UN Summit
Author: 0 Swedish Teen Climate Activist Sails Into New York for UN Summit

The teen tweeted Wednesday her sailboat was anchored off Coney Island and she soon expected to walk onto the shore in Manhattan. As the boat docked, hundreds of activists welcomed her from a Hudson River promenade. "Everyone always asks me about Trump - my message for him is listen to the science, and he obviously doesn't do that", she said, adding that she would instead focus her energy on spreading awareness.

World News Filipino seafarers among 26 killed in Mexico bar attack
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Gang members entered the Bar Caballo Blanco in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico , sealed all the exits, then doused the club with gasoline and started a fire, which killed at least 28 people and left about a dozen injured, El Financiero reports. Nevertheless, the attorney general's office said they were working with police to investigate and find the perpetrators. "The devious crime of a few moments ago in Coatzacoalcos will not go unpunished", Veracruz Governor Cuitlahuac Garcia said in a tweet.

World News United Kingdom 'cannot accept current agreement' on Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom 'cannot accept current agreement' on Brexit

In Berlin on Wednesday night, Mrs Merkel had appeared to give London its biggest glimmer of hope in weeks when she said that "we have said we would probably find it in the next two years, but maybe we can do it in the next 30 days, why not?" Macron said that details could be negotiated within the next 30 days but only within the framework of the existing deal because of the need to preserve stability in Ireland and the integrity of the European Union single market.

World News Trio of European nations condemns North Korea's missile launches
Author: 0 Trio of European nations condemns North Korea's missile launches

Melania was never present for any of Trump's meetings with Kim. Her profile has grown since 2018, when her brother met for the first time with world leaders, including U.S. "Our position is very clear, the launch of the short-range ballistic missiles by North Korea clearly violates the relevant UN Security Council resolutions", Japanese PM said.

World News Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears
Author: 0 Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears

The moves build on rules that Facebook introduced past year, in which it began requiring political advertisers to divulge the name of the organisations responsible for ads on its platform and to prove their identities. It also rolled out the transparency policy on political advertising. "Advertisers will have five options for providing more information, three of which demonstrate they are registered with the USA government".

World News Teva Crashes Following Purdue Pharma $10-$12 Billion Settlement Reports
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The Sacklers would personally contribute $3 billion to a legal settlement that could reach as much as $10 to $12 billion, The New York Times and other newspapers said. The lawsuits have accused the Stamford, Connecticut-based Purdue Pharma of aggressively marketing prescription opioids while misleading prescribers and consumers about risks from their prolonged use.

World News Taliban deal close to getting reached
Author: 0 Taliban deal close to getting reached

The ninth round of talks began last week in Doha , the capital of Qatar. The agreement will centre on the United States withdrawing troops in exchange for a Taliban guarantee that Afghanistan will not be used as a jihadist safe haven, talks with the Afghan government, and an eventual ceasefire.

World News Trump says China talks coming, Beijing calls for trade war resolution
Author: 0 Trump says China talks coming, Beijing calls for trade war resolution

He also said he would hold off for now on declaring a national emergency which would allow him to invoke an obscure law that he says gives him the power to order USA companies out of China. While the president didn't show his cards on what his next move will be in the China trade war, he also didn't reveal whether he would retreat from his threat to put a tariff on French wine when a reporter observed that first lady Melania Trump had been spotted drinking a glass of wine during the weekend.

World News Former NFL player's son arrested in parents' death
Author: 0 Former NFL player's son arrested in parents' death

Authorities say the 22-year-old son of a former National Football League and Concordia defensive lineman flew to Mexico after killing his parents. "Using intelligence developed by the Todd County Sheriff's Office , the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension [BCA] and the FBI, Mexican law enforcement located Dylan Bennett shortly before noon today at a hotel in Cancun , Mexico , and took him into custody", the sheriff's office said .

World News Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks
Author: 0 Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks

The deal should be a big boom for imports of US corn , beef , pork , ethanol, and wine. "We've agreed in principle", Trump says, citing Japanese purchases of USA corn as one part of the deal in principle, the scope of which was not immediately clear.

World News Oklahoma Judge Holds J&J Liable in Opioid Epidemic, Orders $572M Damages
Author: 0 Oklahoma Judge Holds J&J Liable in Opioid Epidemic, Orders $572M Damages

An Oklahoma judge is expected to rule in the first state case to go to trial accusing an opioid drugmaker of being responsible for the devastating consequences of addiction to powerful painkillers. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids were responsible for more than 400,000 overdose deaths from 1999 to 2017.

World News TS Dorian could be season's first hurricane
Author: 0 TS Dorian could be season's first hurricane

Fortunately, Dorian is a small storm, and its tropical storm force winds reach out only 45 miles from its center. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Barbados , St. The latest forecast shows Dorian could hit the Windward Islands Monday as a strong tropical storm. Tropical Storm Dorian has triggered warnings across the Caribbean islands on August 26, and it could track near Puerto Rico as a hurricane later in the week.

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