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World News At least 15 killed in insurgents’ attack in southern Thailand
Author: 0 At least 15 killed in insurgents’ attack in southern Thailand

Col. Thaweesak Thongsongsi, a superintendent in a Yala police station, said nails had been scattered on a highway to disable vehicles entering Yala . To thwart any expected help to the security post, attackers brought down an electricity pole and cut down a tree to block the road while it set tyres on fire, the report said.

World News Boeing CEO Muilenburg won't get most of his pay for '19
Author: 0 Boeing CEO Muilenburg won't get most of his pay for '19

In an interview on CNBC , Boeing chairman Dave Calhoun said he was contacted by CEO Muilenburg on Saturday to suggest the pay cut for this year and 2020. DeFazio faulted Muilenburg's responses to many questions as "consistent with a culture of concealment and opaqueness". Muilenburg suggested scrapping the bonus on November 2, Calhoun said, days after an appearance in Congress in which angry lawmakers and the relatives of crash victims questioned his compensation.

World News Fire Guts Shops at Balogun Market
Author: 0 Fire Guts Shops at Balogun Market

Nigerian firefighters were battling two fires that broke out nearly simultaneously at a busy market in central Lagos, the country's largest city and commercial center. "This building is owned by one business woman". Some buildings inside Balogun market, located on Lagos Island, are now on fire. 'We have split our team in two to fight both fires, ' said Ganiyu Olayiwola, head of the Federal Fire Service in Lagos.

World News Jordan says three Mexicans, one Swiss wounded in stabbing at tourist spot
Author: 0 Jordan says three Mexicans, one Swiss wounded in stabbing at tourist spot

A man is under arrest for allegedly knifing eight people, including four tourists and two police officers, at a popular attraction in Jordan on Wednesday, sources from the Jordanian General Security confirmed to ABC News. "Please, help him now!" "We condemn the terrorist attack that was carried out by a coward in Jerash", they said in a signed letter quoted on a government newspaper's website.

World News Iraq forces fire on Baghdad protesters after 4 killed in Karbala
Author: 0 Iraq forces fire on Baghdad protesters after 4 killed in Karbala

The protesters spoke on condition of anonymity because of security concerns. In the Shiite holy city of Karbala, south of Baghdad , dozens of protesters on Sunday also attacked the Iranian consulate, scaling the building's concrete barriers and replacing the Iranian flag with an Iraqi flag.

World News Xi voices 'high degree of trust' in Hong Kong leader over unrest
Author: 0 Xi voices 'high degree of trust' in Hong Kong leader over unrest

Chinese state media called for a "tougher line" against the protesters who vandalized state-run Xinhua news agency and other buildings, saying the violence damaged the city's rule of law. Calls emerged online for protesters to wear Guy Fawkes masks at evening gatherings. Shen Chunyao, the director of the Hong Kong , Macau and Basic Law Commission, told reporters officials were looking at ways to "perfect" how Hong Kong's chief executive was appointed and removed.

World News China, New Zealand Upgrade $32-Billion Trade Agreement
Author: 0 China, New Zealand Upgrade $32-Billion Trade Agreement

The upgrade deal reflected the importance "both countries place on our relationship and builds on the significant mutual benefits both countries have enjoyed as a result of our excellent existing FTA", said Ms Ardern. Kiwi officials believe the best news may be the axing of annual first-in best-dressed volume limits, which have previously limited dairy exporters.

World News Canadian pork and beef exports to China resuming, says Trudeau
Author: 0 Canadian pork and beef exports to China resuming, says Trudeau

In September it said that the suspension had cost Canadian producers $100m in lost revenue . Beijing's rejection of Canadian meat products landed at a challenging time in Canada's relationship with its second-biggest trading partner. Beijing threatened "grave consequences" if Ottawa did not release Meng. "We have to brace ourselves for what could be a long period of turbulence because I expect that Ms.

World News Asia-Pacific nations fail to seal RCEP trade deal
Author: 0 Asia-Pacific nations fail to seal RCEP trade deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , addressing the RCEP summit here, outlined India's concerns and said, "It is not possible for India to join the RCEP Agreement". "We need to protect the free-trade order. and bring the global economy back on track", said South Korean leader Moon Jae-in. Goyal said that of the 70-odd issues that had held up the deal, around 50 were India's concerns.

World News Islamic State announces new leader after death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 Islamic State announces new leader after death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Baghdadi, who led Daesh since 2014 and was the world's most wanted man, was killed in a USA special forces raid in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Sunday. Trump tweeted a photo of a Belgian Malinois that he said worked with a team of special forces in the capture of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a tunnel beneath a compound in northeastern Syria.

World News North Korea Slams Inclusion on US Terror Report
Author: 0 North Korea Slams Inclusion on US Terror Report

On Friday the State Department in an annual report reaffirmed the North's designation as a state sponsor of terrorism , reiterating that it was "implicated in assassinations on foreign soil". "This is an insult to and perfidy against the DPRK, dialogue partner". Wead portrays the Trump administration as much more diplomatic than former President Obama who, according to Trump's own account, told him he would have war with North Korea during his time in office.

World News Turkey says it captured slain IS leader's sister in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey says it captured slain IS leader's sister in Syria

The UN Monitoring Team on terrorist groups is going to put questions to the U.S. and other involved parties to clarify the fate of al-Baghdadi, Edmund Fitton-Brown, a British diplomat who coordinates the team, told RIA Novosti news agency. The reclusive al-Baghdadi, who is Iraqi from Samarra, was known to be close to one of his brothers, known as Abu Hamza. United States President Donald Trump had announced Baghdadi's death, and had claimed that he died after running into a tunnel while he ...

World News Four White House Officials Refused to Testify in Impeachment Hearings
Author: 0 Four White House Officials Refused to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

The lawyer for the whistleblower who went public about Trump's July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president says he will answer written questions from Republicans, who are demanding the whistleblower testify in person. It appears unlikely that Mulvaney will comply with the request. The White House didn't respond to the demand. Sondland and Volker had pivotal roles in the Trump administration's interactions with Ukraine that are at the heart of the impeachment probe.

World News Video shows transit employee saving man as speeding train approached
Author: 0 Video shows transit employee saving man as speeding train approached

Fortunately for everybody involved. both men were okay, and cameras caught the two sharing a big embrace afterward. The man who fell, who wasn't identified, was taken for a medical check up, the agency told a local CBS affiliate . " I didn't want to see this guy die ". " There wasn't a lot of time to think ", O'Connor said after the incident at Coliseum Station in Oakland . "Good thing there wasn't a Niners game yesterday or I would've been at home", he told CNN affiliate KGO .

World News Rand Paul Starts a New Chant at Trump Rally
Author: 0 Rand Paul Starts a New Chant at Trump Rally

These off-year contests may not be as high profile as the 2020 presidential and congressional elections will be a year from now, but they could offer some important hints on how voters are feeling about President Trump , impeachment, guns and more.

World News Amid stalemate, Sanjay Raut quotes Hindi poem to take aim at BJP
Author: 0 Amid stalemate, Sanjay Raut quotes Hindi poem to take aim at BJP

After the meeting, at a press address, Raut said that although the meeting was "informal" in nature, and that the current political situation in the state was discussed with the governor. With the standoff over government formation continuing in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday quoted words of a noted Hindi poet to send across a message to ally BJP, which has rejected its demand for sharing the chief minister's post in the state.

World News USA government to grant Huawei licences 'soon'
Author: 0 USA government to grant Huawei licences 'soon'

Huawei's fate remains tied to the political situation between the two global giants which could change at any time with very little warning. In case it will, Huawei will regain its Android license, and the company will be able to update the Mate 30-series with software that contains Google Mobile Services.

Author: 0 Trump begins formal process to take U.S. out of Paris climate agreement

The withdrawal procedures will take a year to complete meaning the United States will officially leave the Paris deal on the 4 November 2020, one day after the USA election on 3 November. Leading Democrat presidential contender Joe Biden went even further: "A country that ignores the threat to the very survival of this planet isn't just troubles - it's morally bankrupt".

World News At least 13 killed as Iraq resumes live gunfire against protesters
Author: 0 At least 13 killed as Iraq resumes live gunfire against protesters

Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators have gathered in recent days in Baghdad's Tahrir Square and across southern Iraq, shutting down markets, factories, schools and universities in protest of the political system in place since the 2003 USA -led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein.

World News Beshear campaigns in Western Kentucky on Election Eve
Author: 0 Beshear campaigns in Western Kentucky on Election Eve

Rand Paul demanded the news media print the name of the whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump during a rally Monday night in Kentucky . In basketball-crazy Kentucky, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection bid should have been a slam dunk, with a strong economy and an electorate trending hard toward the GOP in recent years.

World News Trump Says China Trade Deal Will Be Signed Somewhere in U.S.
Author: 0 Trump Says China Trade Deal Will Be Signed Somewhere in U.S.

Trump had previously suggested Iowa, the largest US corn and hog producing state, as a natural setting for the trade agreement to be formalized. China is reviewing locations in the U.S. demands for a timetable of Chinese purchases of USA farm products. Trump administration officials were considering cutting tariffs of 15 percent on about $111 billion in Chinese imports imposed September 1, according to The Financial Times .

World News Turkey and Russian Federation hold first joint patrol in northeast Syria
Author: 0 Turkey and Russian Federation hold first joint patrol in northeast Syria

Turkey was quick to blame the Kurdish YPG for carrying out the attack, but provided no evidence of that. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which also wounded about 20. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to resume the offensive if deemed necessary. The YPG helped the United States smash the Islamic State "caliphate" in Syria .

World News Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme starts as AQI hits 708, schools shut
Author: 0 Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme starts as AQI hits 708, schools shut

The "odd-even" scheme will restrict private vehicles with odd-number license plates to driving on odd dates while even-numbered plates are allowed on even-numbered dates. The environmentalists said political parties were "intent on fixing the blame while Indians continue to die", PTI reported. A pedestrian wears a pollution mask as she crosses a zebra crossing in the capital of India , in an area which appears completely abandoned.

World News Nigel Farage: We’re planning to target 5m Labour Leavers
Author: 0 Nigel Farage: We’re planning to target 5m Labour Leavers

On Friday, Farage extended to Boris Johnson the offer of an electoral pact, that is, if he was willing to abandon the deal negotiated in Brussels and leave without a deal. Trump said Britain's exit from the European Union must be structured to facilitate continued trade between Britain and the United States. There had been reports the party might stand down candidates in seats where the Brexit party might take away votes from the Conservative candidate and risk allowing remain supporting ...

World News MPs elect new Speaker to replace Bercow
Author: 0 MPs elect new Speaker to replace Bercow

He said the 28-year-old was "everything to all of us" as he spoke of his regret that she could not share the moment with him, adding: "I wish she'd have been here. "I'm not anti-Tony; he made us electable and won three times . That job has started, but not finished". But critics accused him of subverting centuries of parliamentary tradition with the aim of frustrating Brexit.

World News Turkish forces capture al-Baghdadi's sister in Syrian raid
Author: 0 Turkish forces capture al-Baghdadi's sister in Syrian raid

Turkey today said it would send jihadist prisoners back to their countries of origin, regardless of whether they had been stripped of citizenship. "We will send Daesh (IS) members to their countries whether they strip them of their citizenship or not", he added.

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