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World News Tension Between India, Pakistan
Author: 0 Tension Between India, Pakistan "Less Heated" Now Than 2 Weeks Ago

Qureshi's remarks came after his address at the UNHRC session, where he presented a false narrative on Kashmir maintained by his country following the Indian government's historic move to abrogate Article 370 . Following India's decision to strip Kashmiris of their seven-decade-long special autonomy through a rushed presidential order, tensions between Pakistan and India have been high.

World News Britain's Corbyn to accuse Johnson of hijacking Brexit
Author: 0 Britain's Corbyn to accuse Johnson of hijacking Brexit

Mr Corbyn was visiting the city area for the first time since October 2018, when he spoke against closures of children's centres; a topic he again addressed, saying he would "absolutely" want to invest more money in them. More importantly, British media had reported over the weekend that PM Johnson had been preparing to disobey parliament's order to request an extension of the Brexit deadline.

World News US extracted spy that confirmed Putin role in 2016 US vote
Author: 0 US extracted spy that confirmed Putin role in 2016 US vote

The decision to extract the informant was driven "in part" because of concerns that Trump and his administration had mishandled delicate intelligence, CNN reported . News agencies, including NBC , began reporting around that time about Putin's involvement in the election sabotage and on the CIA's possible sources for the assessment.

World News Israeli planes struck east Syria, says Hezbollah military media unit
Author: 0 Israeli planes struck east Syria, says Hezbollah military media unit

Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah downed an Israeli unmanned aircraft on Monday outside a southern Lebanese town after it crossed the border, the movement said in a statement. Tensions rose in late August when two drones crashed in a Beirut southern suburb, which Hezbollah blamed on Israel and vowed to retaliate. "I heard from the secretary-general of Lebanese Hezbollah that Hezbollah will give an appropriate and regrettable response to the slightest Israeli aggression on Lebanon".

World News Robert Mugabe set to receive state funeral at Zimbabwe sports stadium
Author: 0 Robert Mugabe set to receive state funeral at Zimbabwe sports stadium

The family appointed Mr Leo Mugabe as its sole spokesperson. This was contained in a letter to the President of Zimbabwe mourning the death of her former President, Robert Mugabe. We commend the efforts of DG Moyo who worked hard to keep lines of communication open between Cde Mugabe and the Government. Chris Sambo, a former soccer administrator who used to arrange matches for Mugabe in Kutama, said the southern African country's Catholic community had lost one of its most important ...

World News Canadian military deploys in wake of Dorian to clear roads, restore power
Author: 0 Canadian military deploys in wake of Dorian to clear roads, restore power

Hundreds of people in Pictou County are still without power as Nova Scotia Power crews work to fix lines damaged by Dorian , the storm that hit the region on Saturday night into Sunday. "There's definitely a little bit of nervousness for my auto, which is parked outside", she said. That area was a trough of low pressure that was spreading rain and storms from Hispaniola northward into the southwestern Atlantic on Tuesday morning.

World News Ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband Todd files for divorce
Author: 0 Ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's husband Todd files for divorce

Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd , are apparently calling it quits. Sarah Palin's Alaska debuted on TLC in 2010 and aired for one season. According to the Alaskan blogger who first reported the Friday filing, the document does not include the couple's full names, instead referring to them by their initials: TMP and SLP.

World News Goldman Sachs cuts 2019 oil demand growth forecast to 1 million bpd
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs cuts 2019 oil demand growth forecast to 1 million bpd

Analysts say the JMMC monitoring body has limited options when it meets in Abu Dhabi to formulate recommendations ahead of an OPEC + ministerial meeting in Vienna in December. Other analysts believed Falih's removal was more likely to be related to his perceived lack of enthusiasm for the delayed public offering of Saudi Aramco, the centrepiece of Prince Mohammed's transformation plan and expected to be the biggest in history.

World News UK Parliament again rejects snap election
Author: 0 UK Parliament again rejects snap election

To call an election, the government needs 434 votes - two-thirds of all lawmakers elected to the 650-seat lower house of parliament. The bill seeking to block a no-deal exit, passed into law on Monday when it received assent from Queen Elizabeth, will force Johnson to seek a three-month extension to the October 31 deadline unless parliament has either approved a deal or consented by October 19 to leave without one.

World News 73-yr-old woman gives birth to twins 57 years after marriage
Author: 0 73-yr-old woman gives birth to twins 57 years after marriage

Dr Shanakkayala Umashankar, who headed the team of doctors, said test reports revealed that Mangamma was fit to become pregnant, adding that she conceived in the very first cycle of the IVF procedure. She also underwent a psychological examination to be sure she was mentally prepared. This old couple through that IVF beneficiary woman got the details of this Guntur hospital and approached the doctors there to go through the same.

World News N. Korea fires short-range projectiles after overnight peace overture
Author: 0 N. Korea fires short-range projectiles after overnight peace overture

The Joint Command (JCS) of the South Korean Armed Forces reports that Pyongyang fired rockets at 6.53 am and at 7.12 am from areas near the city of Kaechon, in the southern province of Pyongan - about 80 kilometers north of the capital. Although analysts claimed North Korea conducts missile assessments for a array of needs, including technical growth and reassurance for the defence institution, Tuesday's launches appeared to have been timed to mail a concept to Washington .

World News Media Alleges Ethics Violations in Air Force Layover at Trump Resort
Author: 0 Media Alleges Ethics Violations in Air Force Layover at Trump Resort

Trump says he had no knowledge of the stopovers. "It's important to note that we do not pay for aircrew accommodation and take no commission from Trump Turnberry for any bookings made on behalf of our customers". Since the beginning of 2015, USAF aircraft stopped at the Scotland airport a total of 936 times, with a total of 659 overnight stays. Some immediately responded to the president's Monday tweet by saying: Remember what you said on Air Force One about Stormy Daniels? Over ...

World News United States prepares to step up strikes on Taliban after Trump halts talks
Author: 0 United States prepares to step up strikes on Taliban after Trump halts talks

They were just hours from that meeting, and then he called it off because of that attack in Kabul . He criticized the president saying, "It's another example of the Trump administration's foreign policy, which is a high-wire act... He also claimed without evidence that the U.S. has been "hitting our Enemy hard than at any time in the last 10 years!" Additional reporting following the tweets brought relevant details into sharper focus.

World News Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary
Author: 0 Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary

Sanford lost to Arrington in a race that served as a cautionary tale for those who defy the president within the Republican party . Historically, incumbent Presidents who face primaries don't go on to win second terms. The elder Bush was out after one term. "This is a center-right district, this is a center-right borough, and next year when the president is up for re-election and he's at the top of the ticket on Staten Island, we feel very positive that it's going to be a positive ...

World News Florida Reportedly Turns Away Hurricane Dorian Evacuees From The Bahamas
Author: 0 Florida Reportedly Turns Away Hurricane Dorian Evacuees From The Bahamas

Trump, talking to reporters at the White House, said , however, that the United States must make sure immigrants from the Bahamas are properly documented. Bahamians who travel to the United States by ship are required to have a visa, CBP said. "So we are going to be very, very strong in that". Entin interviewed CBP officers early Monday once the boat docked in Florida and one said that if the evacuees had stayed on the ferry, CBP "would have processed them" and "vetted them".

World News Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95
Author: 0 Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

In 2017 Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his almost four decades of rule. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed Mugabe's death in a tweet Friday , mourning him as an "icon of liberation".

World News Bear kills woman while she's searching woods for her dogs
Author: 0 Bear kills woman while she's searching woods for her dogs

Her mother was anxious when the dogs returned to the family's cabin without her daughter, one of which was injured. Police, which had to take a half-hour boat ride to the remote island, searched the woods on the island and found Mueller's dead body and bear.

World News DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be giant eel
Author: 0 DNA hints the Loch Ness 'monster' might be giant eel

The study also ruled out the presence of large animals such as dinosaurs. But they found no evidence of a plesiosaur - a prehistoric marine reptile that some had theorized might be the monster. Gemmell said that as an "element of doubt" remains, "there'll still be plenty of people who want to believe" in the Loch Ness monster . Loch Ness and the ruins of Urquhart Castle.

World News British PM Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign
Author: 0 British PM Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign

The younger Mr. Johnson declined to elaborate when questioned by reporters but he has been a strong supporter of Britain remaining in the European Union and he has called for a second referendum on Brexit . So far, the Labour Party has yet to agree on an election date, leaving Mr. Johnson in limbo. Experts on voter turnout say the surge in registrations could be partially linked to students who are registering in new locations as they begin school, but the high numbers reported on ...

World News Smart Car Saved from Dorian | Dave 10am - 2pm
Author: 0 Smart Car Saved from Dorian | Dave 10am - 2pm

But make no mistake-Hurricane Dorian is a powerful storm. "I mean, it'd be awful if it did, don't get me wrong". "I said there was no way he could". The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, said 200 were airlifted from shelters in danger of flooding. Eldridge didn't want to test the car's less-than 2,000 pound frame against Dorian's 100 miles per hour sustained winds.

World News San Francisco council calls NRA 'domestic terrorist organisation'
Author: 0 San Francisco council calls NRA 'domestic terrorist organisation'

Passed by the Californian city's board of supervisors Tuesday, the resolution states the USA is now "plagued by an epidemic of gun violence, ' and accuses the NRA of using its vast organisational strength and considerable capital to 'promote gun ownership and incite gun owners into acts of violence".

World News UK's Johnson attacks opposition for blocking election
Author: 0 UK's Johnson attacks opposition for blocking election

Speaking on Tuesday, Boris Johnson said he'd return to the Commons with a motion for an election if the bill reached the stage it's now at. The Prime Minister added: "By contrast, everyone will know that if I am Prime Minister, I will go to Brussels, I will go for a deal and get a deal but if they won't do a deal we will leave anyway on 31 October".

World News Facebook launches Dating in U.S.; MTCH, IAC lower
Author: 0 Facebook launches Dating in U.S.; MTCH, IAC lower

Unlike Tinder where you have to wait for someone to like your profile, Facebook Dating allows you to comment directly on someone's profile or tap on the Like button to let them know. You can even add Instagram followers (and Facebook friends) to your Secret Crush list and by the end of the year, you'll be able to add Facebook and Instagram Stories to your dating profile as well.

World News Nigeria Encourages Citizens in South Africa to Return On Free Travel
Author: 0 Nigeria Encourages Citizens in South Africa to Return On Free Travel

Foreign ministry spokesman Lunga Ngqengelele confirmed that the diplomatic missions in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja have been closed since Wednesday. Zambia's football association has cancelled an global friendly match against South Africa scheduled to take place on Saturday in the capital, Lusaka.

World News Johnson calls opponents cowardly, plans new election bid
Author: 0 Johnson calls opponents cowardly, plans new election bid

The pound rallied for a third day after parliament tore up UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy and denied his request for a snap election, tempering fears of further political turmoil. 21 Tory MPs who were sacked for voting for the bill disagree with Johnson, saying they have seen no evidence that he is actually negotiating or coming up with an alternative to the Irish backstop that ensures Ireland isn't split by a hard border when Britain leaves the EU.

World News The world's most liveable city for 2019 has been revealed
Author: 0 The world's most liveable city for 2019 has been revealed

Both Melbourne and Sydney scored full marks in healthcare, education and infrastructure. The two cities continue to be separated by 0.7 percentage points, with Vienna scoring 99.1 out of 100 and Melbourne 98.4. According to the EIU, Sydney's ranking had climbed thanks to its: "improvement in its culture and environment score, reflecting an increased focus on combating and mitigating the impacts of climate change".

Author: 0 Tory MP defects to Lib Dems over government's 'unprincipled' approach to Brexit

Dr Lee said in statement, "This Conservative government is aggressively pursuing a damaging Brexit in unprincipled ways". The Conservative Party had lost its thin majority and had to make a "confidence and supply" agreement with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party after a snap election in 2017 called by then-Prime Minister Theresa May.

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