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World News India, Germany agree to boost industrial cooperation
Author: 0 India, Germany agree to boost industrial cooperation

The prime minister said India was grateful to Germany for supporting its efforts to enter export control regimes. Merkel , in her address after the IGC talks, said that India has been working to reduce its Carbon dioxide emissions, and has also raised its target of renewable energy, for which she congratulated the Indian government.

World News TikTok under national security review, reports say
Author: 0 TikTok under national security review, reports say

The Treasury Department, which houses CFIUS, said it does not comment on specific cases because the agency by law can not disclose to the public information filed to it. senator Marco Rubio asked CFIUS to review ByteDance's acquisition of Musical.ly. In the letter, he said there had been questions about why the app had so few videos of the recent protests in Hong Kong.

World News Greta Thunberg Refused to Receive an Environmental Award
Author: 0 Greta Thunberg Refused to Receive an Environmental Award

The insect - which measures less than a millimetre - was discovered in Kenya in the 1960s, and was nameless until now. Thunberg became an worldwide celebrity following her now-famous " How dare you? " speech at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September.

World News Trump may read summary of Ukraine call in 'fireside chat' - interview
Author: 0 Trump may read summary of Ukraine call in 'fireside chat' - interview

Col. Alexander Vindman testified that he received this instruction from John Eisenberg, the top legal adviser for the National Security Council, after White House lawyers learned July 29 that a Central Intelligence Agency employee had anonymously raised concerns about the Trump phone call, the sources said.

World News Hundreds of koalas feared burned alive
Author: 0 Hundreds of koalas feared burned alive

Wildlife rescuers in New South Wales state hold grave fears for a "very rare" population of hundreds of koalas living in the fire zone. "We're hoping it's not as bad as that, but because of the intensity of the fire and the way koalas behave during fire , we're not holding out too much hope", Sue Ashton, president of the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital told The Associated Press .

World News Beto O’Rourke ends 2020 presidential bid
Author: 0 Beto O’Rourke ends 2020 presidential bid

Beto O'Rourke has announced that he is dropping out of the race to become the Democrats' 2020 presidential contender. In a Medium post and a series of tweets on Friday afternoon , the former congressman from El Paso said: "Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively".

World News 'Radio Kashmir' has been renamed as 'All India Radio'
Author: 0 'Radio Kashmir' has been renamed as 'All India Radio'

However, Leh and Kargil areas under the new UT of Ladakh were never declared as disturbed. "China continues to be in occupation of a large area in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh", the statement added. Street protests against the measures have erupted sporadically, while militants have killed around a dozen people from outside the state in recent weeks.

World News Woman found dead with python around her neck
Author: 0 Woman found dead with python around her neck

The reticulated python hails from southeast Asia and can grow up to 10 metres long, although the average length is about 3.1 metres. The home's owner had renovated it to house a collection of snakes, he said. Munson found Hurst dead on the floor late Wednesday with the python wrapped loosely around her neck, he told the Lafayette Journal & Courier . The home had been set up to house the snakes and was otherwise unoccupied, State Police Sgt.

World News Kamala Harris plans staff cuts, campaign restructure
Author: 0 Kamala Harris plans staff cuts, campaign restructure

The campaign's presence in SC, which hosts the fourth nominating contest and which Harris has made central to her strategy, will not be affected, the memo said . Layoffs or transfers will affect her headquarters as well as operations in New Hampshire, Nevada and her home state of California, Politico reported.

World News Orinda Shooting: 'Multiple Shooting' Reported at Halloween Party
Author: 0 Orinda Shooting: 'Multiple Shooting' Reported at Halloween Party

According to the East Bay Times , officers arrived on the scene at 10:45 p.m.to an Airbnb rental. The shooting occurred at an Airbnb rental where a "mansion party" was reportedly held . More details coming, " said in another tweet. Photos and video taken by reporters at the scene shown paramedics and police in attendance. No information on the victims was immediately available and police were investigating what prompted the violence.

World News Ex-WH adviser saw nothing illegal in Trump call - 47abc
Author: 0 Ex-WH adviser saw nothing illegal in Trump call - 47abc

Federal law prohibits candidates from accepting foreign help in an election. Tim Morrison told House investigators on Thursday that he noticed nothing illegal during US President Donald Trump's July telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

World News Body found off Cambodia coast believed to be British tourist
Author: 0 Body found off Cambodia coast believed to be British tourist

Her sister, Georgie, told CNN on Wednesday that Amelia had last contacted the family on October 23 when she messaged to say how wonderful her trip had been. Georgie said: "She said it was doing so much for her confidence and she found so many people who were friendly". Members of her family travelled to the island to help with the investigation and have also been active on social media asking other travellers for information.

World News Man faces extradition from Ireland over 39 migrant lorry deaths
Author: 0 Man faces extradition from Ireland over 39 migrant lorry deaths

Harrison will face an extradition hearing later this month. United Kingdom authorities alleged he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port of Zeebrugge before its onward journey to Britain. At the time of Robinson's charge, Essex Police issued a statement which read: "The Crown Prosecution service has authorised Essex Police to charge a man in connection with the investigating the deaths of 39 people whose bodies were found in Grays on Wednesday".

World News Israel Rearrests Female Palestinian Lawmaker in West Bank
Author: 0 Israel Rearrests Female Palestinian Lawmaker in West Bank

This is the first time an Israeli soldier has been convicted over the killing of a Palestinian involved in the weekly anti-Israel demonstrations, a spokesman for Jerusalem-based human rights organization B'Tselem told dpa Wednesday. The court sentenced the soldier to 30 days of imprisonment and 60 additional days of imprisonment on probation. Field paramedics said that dozens were injured after inhaling the intensive tear gas fired by the Israeli soldiers, and some were also injured by the ...

World News Foreign actors must not 'impose will' on protests: top Iraq cleric
Author: 0 Foreign actors must not 'impose will' on protests: top Iraq cleric

A Youtube video widely circulated on social media showed Police Chief of Basra as saying that "Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and Israel are paying money to the protesters in order to harm Iraq so that the oil is taken by America". Washington still provides Baghdad with military, political, and financial aid, and Iraq has attempted to balance its ties to both the United States and neighboring Iran.

World News ‘Unacceptable’: Trick-or-treater injured in Chicago shooting
Author: 0 ‘Unacceptable’: Trick-or-treater injured in Chicago shooting

A 7-year-old girl dressed as a bumblebee was shot while she was trick-or-treating in a Chicago neighborhood Thursday evening. She was rushed to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. "The girl's father was screaming, 'My little girl's been shot'". Rocco Alioto said a group of three was chasing a 31-year-old man and said someone started firing shots.

World News Trump Selects Second-in-Command for State
Author: 0 Trump Selects Second-in-Command for State

A lifelong Republican, Biegun spent his career in behind-the-scenes roles in Congress and in former president George W. Bush's administration, where he served in senior staff positions at the White House and State Department. "It was one of the most exotic things I'd ever seen. I'm going to continue to be America's secretary of state as long as President Trump wants to have me on the team", Pompeo told Fox & Friends on Monday after spending several days in the Sunflower State.

World News Brazilian president defends policies amid recent Amazon fires
Author: 0 Brazilian president defends policies amid recent Amazon fires

Bolsonaro welcomed the invitation, but said he would have to consult with his energy and economy ministers before formally applying to join the bloc. "I personally would very much like Brazil to become a member of OPEC", Bolsonaro said at an investment conference in Riyadh , speaking through a translator.

World News Karachi protesters demand resignation of PM Imran Khan
Author: 0 Karachi protesters demand resignation of PM Imran Khan

He said he was not contacted by Marrium Auranzeb to discuss the rally. Rehman says the prime minister is incompetent and claims Khan's government was illegitimately installed by Pakistan's military after a rigged election in 2018. PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb also confirmed that the rally has been postponed. Meanwhile, schools were shuttered and entry points to Islamabad sealed off on Thursday as thousands of marchers converged on the federal capital.

World News Thai King fires 4 more palace officials for evil conduct, adultery
Author: 0 Thai King fires 4 more palace officials for evil conduct, adultery

In one of the announcements by the Royal Palace, two of the officials stationed in the Royal Palace, also the bedroom guards, were fired for a serious act of evil misconduct and for being involved in "adultery", which is considered a direct violation of the code of conduct set for the palace officials.

World News North Korea test fires missiles for the twelfth time in same year
Author: 0 North Korea test fires missiles for the twelfth time in same year

North Korea fired at least two projectiles consistent with ballistic missiles that landed off its eastern coast, reminding world leaders of its stalled nuclear talks with the USA ahead of a regional summit in Bangkok. However, American officials have played down recent tests, saying they were short-range missiles. Kim passed the message even as inter-Korean relations have cooled this year amid stalled progress on denuclearisation talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

World News B.C. introduces measures to end daylight saving time, some day
Author: 0 B.C. introduces measures to end daylight saving time, some day

Virgin Islands. "We could see that, absolutely, and the odd thing would be it would only happen from about the start of November until some time in the spring and then it would revert back because we'd still be on the same time, whereas everybody else around the country would be changing".

World News Historical castle on fire in Okinawa; no injuries reported
Author: 0 Historical castle on fire in Okinawa; no injuries reported

Fire breaks out at #ShuriCastle in #Japan , a UNESCO World Heritage Site which dates back to the 14th century as the palace of the #Ryukyu Kingdom. The facility's Shurei-mon Gate, with its striking red-tiled roof, was featured on a special banknote issued in 2000 when the G8 summit was hosted in Okinawa.

World News Trump Changes Permanent Residence to Florida
Author: 0 Trump Changes Permanent Residence to Florida

In a series of tweets Thursday night, Trump said he was leaving NY because he's been "treated very badly" by politicians in the Empire State. Andrew Cuomo , the NY governor, said in a tweet: "Good riddance". "It's not like @ realDonaldTrump paid taxes here anyway". A federal judge in early October dismissed Trump's effort to prevent his tax returns from being turned over to a NY grand jury - a decision that an attorney for Trump appealed minutes later.

World News U.N. members split on China`s Uighur rights record
Author: 0 U.N. members split on China`s Uighur rights record

It pushes China to "urgently" implement recommendations by independent United Nations experts on the situation in Xinjiang , "including by refraining from the arbitrary detention of Uighurs and members of other Muslim communities". The countries also said Beijing has to grant the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights "immediate unfettered" access to Xinjiang. Heusgen said what's needed now is for United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to be allowed "unimpeded access to all ...

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