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World News Grenfell deaths could have been reduced, report says
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Inquiry chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick said fewer people may have died if key decisions had been made earlier, and made a number of recommendations following the two-year investigation into how the disaster at the west London tower block unfolded.

World News New Russian submarine test-fires ballistic missile for first time
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The missile flight was normal and reentry vehicles "arrived at the range in the fixed time which was confirmed by objective control", the ministry said. The treaty, ratified in 1987, banned the United States and the Russian Federation - previously the Soviet Union - from developing, testing and possessing ground-launched nuclear cruise missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometres.

World News Washington Post panned for calling ISIS fiend al-Baghdadi 'religious scholar'
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The Washington Post has since changed the headline of the obituary, which can be found here, to: "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, extremist leader of Islamic State , dies at 48". Speaking to Fox News' Martha MacCallum, Conway said the newspaper had been "kind" to the militant leader, who was killed in a raid carried out by USA forces in northern Syria, also suggesting that has al-Baghdadi been a member of Trump's administration, his obituary would have been more damning.

World News Twitter announces ban on all political advertising
Author: 0 Twitter announces ban on all political advertising

Dorsey argued, "A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet". "I don't think anyone can say that we are not doing what we believe or we haven't thought hard about these issues". Twitter said the ban covered both ads for specific political candidates as well as broader issues-based political campaigns. We have a political ads archive so anyone can scrutinize every ad that's run - you can see every message, who saw it, how much was spent - ...

World News Chile cancels summit in face of massive street protests
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The APEC summit was due to bring world leaders together in Santiago between November 16-17, while the COP25 climate event was scheduled to take place between December 2-13. Police and protestors clashed, as reported by Reuters , as reforms by the government fell short. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera spoke with U.N.

World News Multiple houses on fire after plane crashes in New Jersey
Author: 0 Multiple houses on fire after plane crashes in New Jersey

Although the pilot - who knows. A small plane crashed into a home in Colonia, N.J. on Tuesday, sparking a blaze in two houses. She escaped, but her house sustained some damage. There was no word on the pilot's condition. The fire damaged multiple houses and took almost three hours to extinguish, but no one on the ground was injured, officials said.

World News Three killed, nine injured in shooting at Southern California home
Author: 0 Three killed, nine injured in shooting at Southern California home

Of the nine injured people, five were considered "immediate", or with injuries that paramedics believe could potentially be life-threatening, he said, but more details about the conditions were not immediately available. Police have not yet released any information about suspects or a potential motive. Some witnesses at the scene said there might have been a Halloween party going on at the house when the shots rang out.

World News Chinese woman, 67, gives birth to baby
Author: 0 Chinese woman, 67, gives birth to baby

Ms Tian told Jinan Times that she only discovered that she was pregnant when she went to the hospital for a health check, telling the newspaper: "I didn't want it, initially". Tian's daughter reportedly weighed 2,560 grams (5.6 pounds) at birth. Some publications call this woman the oldest woman in labor in the world, but this is not entirely true.

World News Most notorious Australian killer dies
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Milat had been undergoing chemotherapy since being diagnosed with oesophageal and stomach cancer in May. "These seven young persons were at the threshold of their lives, with everything to look forward to - travel, career, happiness, love, family, and even old age", Justice David Hunt, who jailed Milat for life in 1996, said at the time in court.

World News US House recognises 'Armenian genocide' in rebuke to Turkey
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The comments drew initial laughter from the audience, quickly followed by a loud round of applause - a tacit acknowledgment that the reality television star has emerged as a key ally on the issue. "This is an unmistakable echo of the failed United States strategy of "maximum pressure" on Iran and Venezuela", she wrote. In an October 9 Twitter post featuring a selfie with Kardashian, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan wrote, "We made a deal with @ KimKardashian that she will visit #Armenia ...

World News Trump signals phase one trade deal with China is close
Author: 0 Trump signals phase one trade deal with China is close

Trump said the first part of the deal would "take care of the farmers", as well as "a lot of the banking needs". USTR is seeking public comment on whether to continue to spare those products from the punitive tariffs, based on whether there are comparable US-made goods or whether the tariffs would cause "severe economic harm" to United States interests.

World News READ: Full Text of Impeachment Process Resolution Released
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Zeldin, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, said he's frustrated that the current rules prevent members in attendance at the hearings from talking about the substance from witnesses' testimonies, alleging Schiff is selectively leaking and breaking his own rules by talking about the testimonies on television.

World News Students of striking Chicago teachers barred from track meet
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As the Chicago teachers strike entered a sixth school day on Thursday, negotiations were hung up in part on the question of how many social workers the third-largest United States school system can afford for its 300,000 students. "We wouldn't have won them without the strike", said United Teachers Los Angeles President Alex Caputo-Pearl. "Unfortunately, the ones most hurt by this decision are the students and their families", officials said.

World News 80000 people march for unity of Spain in Barcelona
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Around 80,000 people, according to a police estimate, marched down Barcelona s central Gracia thoroughfare waving Spanish and Catalan flags and chanting "that s enough" and "the streets belong to everyone" to counter the separatist claim that "the streets will always be ours".

World News Trick-or-treat at Valley Fair on Halloween
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The news is that temperatures are still expected to end up above average with highs in the 50s and 60s. I'm not forecasting a washout, but it will be damp all day. McConnell said more than 30 departments are setting up booths this year to hand out free candy. These could be heavy with gusty winds for the early commute.

World News China supports barring Joshua Wong from Hong Kong election
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The 23-year-old pro-democracy activist and founding member of the Demosisto political party was the only candidate rejected by election officials for next month's vote. It did not identify Mr Wong by name. Political observers expect the rising momentum for civil participation to shake up the longtime dominance of the pro-Beijing establishment in the district constituencies.

World News Girl, 11, Stabs Teacher in Front of Students at Elementary School
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A spokesperson for the Department of Education has told the Courier Mail the school was placed in lockdown until about midday. "The student was brought under control in a safe manner as quickly as possible ... One student told the channel that he saw a girl take out a pocket knife from her bag. "It looked sharp and I got scared". "It's times like this that the kind words and support offered by the many parents and friends of our school matter most", the school posted on their ...

World News Incumbent Argentine President Macri Congratulates Alberto Fernandez on Winning Election
Author: 0 Incumbent Argentine President Macri Congratulates Alberto Fernandez on Winning Election

With nearly all Sunday's votes counted, Fernandez's coalition has a narrow majority in the Senate and, thanks to alliances, should replicate that in the Chamber of Deputies. The president-elect has insisted his government would not default but rather seek to renegotiate the terms of the International Monetary Fund loan, and sought to reassure voters that their bank deposits would be safe under his administration.

World News Jury Gives Cop $20M for Being Told to Hide 'Gayness'
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He also got $US999,000 in actual damages and $US7 million in punitive damages for his retaliation claim, according to the paper. Friday's decision brought with it a push for County Executive Sam Page to replace members of the Board of Police Commissioners, something he acknowledged in a statement on Sunday.

World News Man charged with manslaughter over deaths of 39 people in truck
Author: 0 Man charged with manslaughter over deaths of 39 people in truck

Apart from the man charged, who will appear in court on Monday for an initial hearing, three other people are under arrest in Britain on suspicion of manslaughter and human trafficking. The distraught family of Pham Thi Tra My, 26, believe she is among the dead after she sent her family chilling messages saying she was "dying" and couldn't breathe as the doomed trailer was on its way to Essex from Belgium.

World News Facebook employees sign letter opposing political ads policy
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Facebook quickly took down the ad , which included a video that falsely claimed Graham had supported the Green New Deal, saying that while politicians are exempt from fact-checking, political groups aren't. "Don't count me out", he said. The next day, The Really Online Lefty League PAC , of which Hampton is the treasurer, ran a false ad on Facebook that featured spliced audio of Sen.

World News Man accused in Capital Gazette shooting changing his plea
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CNN has reached out to Ramos' attorney and the Anne Arundel County district attorney, but has not gotten a response. Jarrod Ramos is charged with five counts of murder for entering the Capital Gazette in Annapolis with a pump-action shotgun and opening fire on June 28, 2018.

World News Dirty underwear and contested airspace: the long hunt for Baghdadi
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The informant, took a pair of al-Baghdadi's civvies, Can said . Mazloum Abdi, the general commander of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), also said Monday that al-Muhajir was killed in a coordinated operation between the USA military and SDF intelligence officers near Jarablus in northern Syria .

World News USA police hunt child rapist released by mistake from Georgia jail
Author: 0 USA police hunt child rapist released by mistake from Georgia jail

John Warr, the Gwinnett County prosecutor who handled the case, said that Munoz-Mendez had begun molesting the 7-year-old daughter of his girlfriend at the time, culminating in rape several years later. Please see attached BOLO sheet for description and other details on Munoz-Mendez. He wrote: "I have no family here in the United States to help me out and I have to rely on myself on everything, and it's hard".

World News CBS Airs Biased Interview With Joe Biden
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Former Vice President Joe Biden called President Donald Trump an "idiot" on Sunday for his refusal to acknowledge Russia's interference in America's political institutions. And Biden took aim at Trump's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, who serve as top advisers in the administration. "What credentials does he bring to that?" Asked what he meant by that, Biden answered, "What I meant by that is I hope you've thought this through".

World News Former British soldier breaks record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks
Author: 0 Former British soldier breaks record for climbing world's 14 highest peaks

A Nepali mountaineer on Tuesday smashed the record for summiting the world's 14 highest peaks , racing up all "8000ers" in just seven months, according to a post on his social media accounts. The climbers are now descending and are expected to return to Kathmandu , Nepal's capital, later this week. "It is about the recovery between the mountains which will be my physical challenge; then it will be the mental challenge to move on to the next mountain", he said before completing the ...

World News Federal judge blocks Alabama’s tough abortion law
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Alabama’s tough abortion law

And considering the frenzy with which states have been passing pre-viability abortion bans , that is no small feat. "Our law was created to overturn Roe v. The law allows abortions in cases when a pregnant woman's life is at serious risk, though not for cases of rape or incest - a subject of heated debate among lawmakers this year.

World News ISIS chief Baghdadis remains disposed of says US Gen. Mark Milley
Author: 0 ISIS chief Baghdadis remains disposed of says US Gen. Mark Milley

Officials began surveilling routes he used, places he stopped, and looking for patterns to his travel, including his brief stays in small villages such as the one where he died. "Our forces isolated the compound and protected all of the noncombatants". But the feeds did not have audio, nor did they show what was happening in the underground tunnel where al-Baghdadi was killed.

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