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World News Iowa Woman Killed by Explosion at Gender Reveal Party
Author: 0 Iowa Woman Killed by Explosion at Gender Reveal Party

Deputies determined that the woman was participating in a gender-reveal announcement that included an explosion. A piece of metal hit Kreimeyer, who was standing with family members about 45 feet from the device, killing her, the statement said.

World News Russian military delegation to visit Turkey
Author: 0 Russian military delegation to visit Turkey

The relatives of the women and children said they vanished sometime around October 17 en route to the Turkish border, BBC Russia reported Friday. "If this area is not cleared from terrorists at the end of the 150 hours, then we will handle the situation by ourselves and will do all the cleansing work", Erdogan warned in a speech in Istanbul.

Author: 0 Parents of Kayla Mueller thank Donald Trump for 'getting' Baghdadi

IS said Mueller was killed in a Jordanian airstrike against the terrorists, but the US could not confirm that. "And that was something that people should know", he said. Mueller was also imprisoned at the hands of British ISIS fighters called the "Beatles". She never renounced her Christian faith despite demands to become a Muslim.

World News Shots fired at mosque in Bayonne, suspected gunman arrested
Author: 0 Shots fired at mosque in Bayonne, suspected gunman arrested

Local officials said that the gunman was trying to set fire to the door of the mosque when he shot the two men after they tried to stop him. The suspect was arrested close to his home in the Landes, 10 miles away. On the far left, Jean-Luc Melenchon, a member of the National Assembly, tweeted that "harassment of Muslims has produced an effect". A police officer stands next to the entrance a mosque after an incident in Bayonne, southwestern France on Monday.

World News House to vote on formally opening impeachment inquiry
Author: 0 House to vote on formally opening impeachment inquiry

Meeting behind closed doors, the committees have been looking into the possibility that Trump violated federal law by seeking foreign help for his November 2020 re-election efforts. Trump said he fired Bolton as national security adviser on September 10, the day before the president released the $391 million aid to Ukraine that the impeachment investigation centers on.

World News European Union agrees Brexit extension until January 31 - Tusk
Author: 0 European Union agrees Brexit extension until January 31 - Tusk

Kirsty Blackman of the Scottish National Party said her party favored a slightly earlier December 9 vote and "we will not be dancing to Boris Johnson's tune on this". A source for Number 10 told the Press Association it will introduce an "almost identical" bill to that proposed by the two parties in a bid to secure an election, if their own plan is voted down.

World News We Kept Baghdadi Operation Secret From Pelosi
Author: 0 We Kept Baghdadi Operation Secret From Pelosi

Offering more details about this weekend's raid , President Trump said al-Baghdadi fled from US military personnel during the operation and detonated a suicide vest in a dead-end tunnel, killing himself and three children. and supporting Ukraine in a way that would restore its territorial integrity and stand by Ukraine for its sovereignty". Pelosi served on the House Intelligence Committee for more than 20 years and has not been known to reveal sensitive information.

World News Former Rep. John Conyers has died at the age of 90
Author: 0 Former Rep. John Conyers has died at the age of 90

This, too, shall pass. But with allegations swirling not only over the harassment claims but his use of taxpayer funds to pay at least one settlement, he abruptly stepped down as the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, a position he had held for more than two decades.

Author: 0 Woman dies in Iowa gender-reveal party explosion

Her identity has not been released. No other details are available at this time. A gender-reveal stunt involving a coloured explosive package triggered a major wildfire in Arizona in 2017. That fire caused more than US$8 million in damage, and the father-to-be is now on a payment plan to make up for it. In Australia, where there's a trend to reveal gender via colored smoke from cars during burnouts, a number of vehicles have burst into flames during the stunts.

World News Truck driver charged with 39 manslaughter counts
Author: 0 Truck driver charged with 39 manslaughter counts

On Saturday, a man in his early 20s was arrested at Dublin port on an unrelated matter, and it is understood that he is of interest to Essex police as part of the investigation into the deaths. "I'm so sorry mom and dad". The families of the suspected victims were in Nghe An and Ha Tinh, two of the poorest provinces in communist Vietnam.

World News Facebook starts testing News, its new section for journalism
Author: 0 Facebook starts testing News, its new section for journalism

Facebook refused to say who is getting paid and how much, saying only that it will be paying "a range of publishers for access to all of their content". "This is going to be the first time ever there will be a dedicated space on the (Facebook) app that is focused on high-quality journalism", chief executive Mark Zuckerberg told an audience in NY in a joint appearance with CEO Robert Thomson of News Corp, one of the partners in the project.

World News Turkish Army Says 1 Killed in North Syria
Author: 0 Turkish Army Says 1 Killed in North Syria

Despite his threat, Erdogan said Turkey had "to a large extent" reached its goal in terms of setting up a "safe zone" to protect against attacks from the Islamic State (IS) extremist group and the Kurdish YPG militia. Trump declared Wednesday he was lifting USA sanctions on Turkey because the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally had agreed to what Trump termed "a permanent cease-fire" in northern Syria.

World News Argentina's Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted
Author: 0 Argentina's Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

Argentine law requires a candidate to garner 45 percent or more of the vote to win outright, or 40 percent with a 10-point advantage over his closest rival. Since August when the catastrophic primaries for the ruling coalition of business friendly Macri, "Let's change", the central bank has lost US$ 22 billion of its reserves in an attempt to keep the Argentine currency from collapsing vis-a-vis the USA dollar.

World News Bolton Deputy Kupperman Files Lawsuit Regarding Trump Impeachment Inquiry
Author: 0 Bolton Deputy Kupperman Files Lawsuit Regarding Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Kelly said. It also asks Democrats to let Trump call witnesses on his behalf and allow minority Republicans to issue subpoenas in the inquiry.Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has serious questions to answer in the impeachment inquiry and said "maybe he's complicit" in Trump's efforts to get Ukraine to probe Joe Biden and his son.Philip Reeker, the State Department's top diplomat for Europe, testified on Saturday at a rare House weekend ...

World News John Bolton submits affidavit to congressional committees
Author: 0 John Bolton submits affidavit to congressional committees

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, who is leading the inquiry, said Sunday he would like Bolton to testify but expects the White House would "fight us" over his appearance. This month, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee were told they could not participate in what a senior committee aide called a "routine weapons briefing" about a purchase made by the government of Ukraine because it might have been tied to the military aid package to the country ...

World News Yemen officials: Saudi airlift deploys troops, tanks to Aden
Author: 0 Yemen officials: Saudi airlift deploys troops, tanks to Aden

The remarks came against the backdrop of increased tensions between Iran and the USA after the Islamic Republic shot down an advanced United States spy drone over its territorial waters and also recent attacks by Yemeni forces on Saudi oil facilities, with Washington and Riyadh claiming Iran was behind them.

World News Australia: Tourists flock to Uluru Rock for the last time
Author: 0 Australia: Tourists flock to Uluru Rock for the last time

Two years ago, the Indigenous custodians of the area said they meant to close Uluru to climbers on October 26, exactly 34 years after the national government transferred the site to its traditional owners. Rangers warned hundreds of anxious tourists who gathered at the base of the iconic rock before dawn that they would miss their last ever opportunity to scale its 1,140-foot summit unless blustery conditions subsided.

World News House Dems Subpoena Top White House Officials For Impeachment Inquiry
Author: 0 House Dems Subpoena Top White House Officials For Impeachment Inquiry

The committees said subpoenas have been issued to acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought , OMB's Associate Director of National Security Programs Michael Duffey and State Department Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl. The White House, citing the lack of an authorizing vote, had claimed the inquiry was "constitutionally invalid" and defied numerous congressional subpoenas for documents and testimony .

World News Washington Post criticised, and lampooned, over Baghdadi headline
Author: 0 Washington Post criticised, and lampooned, over Baghdadi headline

The Washington Post , one of the most prestigious publications in the world, came in for a torrent of criticism Sunday after it changed the headline of the obituary of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the fugitive emir of the Islamic State. Strong reactions followed after the piece in The Washington Post . It is unclear why the headline was changed. Kristine Coratti Kelly, a spokeswoman for The Post , tweeted that the headline "should never have read that way and we changed it quickly".

World News Maria Butina, convicted for conspiracy in U.S, deported to Russia
Author: 0 Maria Butina, convicted for conspiracy in U.S, deported to Russia

Butina, 30, was deported to Moscow after release from a federal prison in Tallahassee, Fla., Friday. Butina was sentenced to 18 months in prison after having been arrested on July 15, 2018. And she had her picture taken with some of the country´s conservative elite: NRA head Wayne LaPierre, senator Rick Santorum, Wisconsin Governor Scott walker, and President Donald Trump´s son Don Jr.

World News Freshman Rep. Katie Hill to Resign Amid Ethics Probe
Author: 0 Freshman Rep. Katie Hill to Resign Amid Ethics Probe

Hill is under investigation by a congressional committee for an alleged intimate relationship with a male senior aide, which Hill denies. Last week, Hill apologized after admitting that she had a relationship with someone on her campaign.

World News Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif bailed on medical grounds
Author: 0 Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif bailed on medical grounds

Sharif's daughter and political heir apparent Maryam Nawaz Sharif - convicted alongside her father previous year but released thereafter after her sentence was suspended - was rearrested in August by NAB as they investigated a separate corruption case.

World News Trump marks Diwali holiday as he ramps up trade relationship with India
Author: 0 Trump marks Diwali holiday as he ramps up trade relationship with India

So even though Diwali is always celebrated on the 15th day of the Hindu month of Kartik, the corresponding date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year. The warm weather encouraged a good turnout for this year's Diwali celebration in Christchurch's Cathedral Square. According to an ancient myth, the Hindu god lifted the "Govardhan Hill" in his hometown of Mathura to shelter the residents from a flood caused by Indra, the god of rain, who was upset because the locals had stopped ...

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