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World News Stefanik differs with Trump on Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Stefanik differs with Trump on Paris climate accord

Last month, Professor Jem Bendell, a professor of Sustainability Leadership in the University of Cumbria explained that the warming of the Eocene period did not really occur within a short span of time; it all took place over a long period, contrary to what is viewed today.

World News Trump fundraising for GOP senators ahead of possible impeachment trial
Author: 0 Trump fundraising for GOP senators ahead of possible impeachment trial

Earlier on Thursday , Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, testified behind closed doors for several hours on Capitol Hill; and House panels leading the impeachment inquiry released a transcript from their interview with George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, who is scheduled to testify in open session next week.

World News Iran downs drone over southern port city
Author: 0 Iran downs drone over southern port city

In June, US president Donald Trump authorised a strike on Iran after an American drone was shot down, only to call off the attack at the last minute amid fears that it would lead to excessive civilian casualties. Regional tensions remain high over Tehran's collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, which the USA unilaterally withdrew from over a year ago.

World News India tightens security before landmark Ayodhya verdict
Author: 0 India tightens security before landmark Ayodhya verdict

DY Chandrachud, Hon'ble Ashok Bhushan, Hon'ble S Abdul Nazeer". He also said the state police department has been kept on high alert. "We had requested the government to make a law on construction of Ram Temple (in Ayodhya ) but the government did not do that".

World News Iowa inmate's claim he briefly died won't end life sentence
Author: 0 Iowa inmate's claim he briefly died won't end life sentence

Per the Iowa Court of Appeals, Schreiber "claims he momentarily died at the hospital, thereby fulfilling his "life" sentence ". After the convicted murderer collapsed in his prison cell in 2015, doctors restarted his heart five times. "Schreiber is either alive, in which case he must remain in prison, or he is dead, in which case this appeal is moot", Judge Amanda Potterfield wrote.

Author: 0 Republicans Move Jim Jordan to Intel Committee ahead of Public Impeachment Hearings

President Trump, ahead of the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry , maintained Friday that the all-consuming political storm is actually making him "stronger" by energizing the base-claiming the parade of witnesses to date has not hurt him while turning up his attacks on the whistleblower who triggered the probe.

World News Chemical reaction leaves 1 dead, several ill at Buffalo Wild Wings
Author: 0 Chemical reaction leaves 1 dead, several ill at Buffalo Wild Wings

A second victim has been taken to Lowell Hospital by Armstrong Ambulance and at least nine other people who were exposed to the fumes, have driven themselves into the hospital, Patterson said. Emergency services evacuated and ventilated the restaurant before a state hazardous materials team arrived to neutralize the area. When the worker inadvertently mixed the two products with a push broom, the mixture turned green and bubbled, becoming a risky toxic substance, Patterson says.

World News Missing man feared dead after hand, wedding ring found in shark
Author: 0 Missing man feared dead after hand, wedding ring found in shark

The 44-year-old Scot is believed to have been on a week-long holiday with his wife in Saint-Gilles, and according to witnesses had not been in the water long when he disappeared. Divers also took part in the searched, as well as patrols on land involving sniffer dogs. An autopsy of one of the sharks revealed the man's fate.

World News Donald Trump Jr., Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar Clash On The View
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr., Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar Clash On The View

Trump Jr.: We're talking about character. "Well, I know why you're there". Meghan McCain and Joy Behar might be sparring partners on The View , but that doesn't mean they don't get along. "They did have differences, I agree with that". "We've all done things that we regret", he said, defending his father's rhetoric. "No, I have not!" When Behar brought up his father's statements and mockery of "Mexican rapists", the handicapped, the Access Hollywood genitalia grabbing scanda, ...

World News Man arrested in connection with disappearance of UFC fighter’s stepdaughter
Author: 0 Man arrested in connection with disappearance of UFC fighter’s stepdaughter

Auburn Police said in a news release that Blanchard disappeared on October 23 after she was last seen on video surveillance inside a convenience store on South College Street. Those charges were ultimately dismissed by a grand jury, as were two attempted murder charges levied against Yazeed the next year after he allegedly tried to hit two police officers with a vehicle.

World News Former British speaker John Bercow brands Brexit a huge mistake
Author: 0 Former British speaker John Bercow brands Brexit a huge mistake

I respect his right to his view, which is a view very widely shared, but there is an alternative view equally that is very widely shared, and my own personal opinion is that Brexit does not help us. Long-serving UK Labour Party lawmaker Lindsay Hoyle took part in his first Speaker's Procession since being elected on Monday, replacing John Bercow .

World News 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300 in northwestern Iran
Author: 0 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300 in northwestern Iran

In many areas people had returned to their homes by daybreak after the initial panic subsided and the aftershocks petered out. Pirhossein Koulivand told state TV about the deaths and injuries early Friday morning. The USGS issued an alert warning that " significant casualties are likely and the disaster is potentially widespread ". Iran sits where two major tectonic plates meet and experiences frequent seismic activity .

World News Mexico finds human-built 'mammoth traps' 15000 years old
Author: 0 Mexico finds human-built 'mammoth traps' 15000 years old

Layers of ash from the eruption of Popocatepetl, 14,700 years ago, were found above and between layers of mammoth bones, which suggests the pits were in use for at least 500 years. Each pit is about 1.7 meters deep and 25 meters in diameter. "Mammoths lived here for thousands of years". Archaeologists thought early humans only killed mammoths if the animals were trapped or hurt.

World News Jeff Sessions Endorses Trump In First Ad To Reclaim Senate Seat
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Endorses Trump In First Ad To Reclaim Senate Seat

President Donald Trump fired his top law official a year ago after a protracted feud over the inquiry into 2016 election meddling, which Mr Sessions declined to oversee. Mr Sessions was the first USA senator to endorse Mr Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. Jones was the first Democrat to be elected USA senator in Alabama since the late Sen.

World News Attack on Canadian mining firm in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier
Author: 0 Attack on Canadian mining firm in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier

Montreal-based gold miner Semafo Inc. says it has suspended operations at its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso a day after 37 people were killed and 60 wounded in an ambush on their way to the site. Semafo said Thursday it continues to work with all levels of authorities on the safety and security of those working for the company. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic extremists have staged dozens of attacks on churches and public officials across the north of Burkina Faso ...

World News Police ID man who died from fall into lava tube
Author: 0 Police ID man who died from fall into lava tube

Unfortunately, the property in question was built on top of a series of lava tube tunnels. When police went to do a welfare check to his Kaumana home at around 8.30am on Monday morning, it became apparent that the man had fallen through a soft spot of ground on his property, where he plummeted 7m to his death .

World News Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in United Kingdom truck
Author: 0 Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in United Kingdom truck

British authorities have been working with Vietnamese police and the coroner to identify the bodies found October 23in an industrial park in the town of Grays. Vietnam police have arrested 11 people suspected to be involved in the smuggling of the victims. The Essex police also worked with National Crime Agency and European law enforcement officials to identify the bodies in the lorry.

World News Merkel slams Macron for calling North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'brain dead'
Author: 0 Merkel slams Macron for calling North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'brain dead'

Macron had earlier decried NATO's inability to react to what he called Turkey's "crazy" offensive and said it was time Europe stopped acting like a junior ally when it came to the Middle East. "I don't mediate that such sweeping judgements are basic, even if we now have considerations and deserve to drag together", she added. "I welcome European unity, I welcome efforts to strengthen European defense, but European unity can not replace trans-Atlantic unity", he added.

World News Person sought in case of UFC fighter’s missing stepdaughter
Author: 0 Person sought in case of UFC fighter’s missing stepdaughter

He is a black man in his 20s, believed to be between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 and approximately 200 pounds. Blanchard, 19, was reported missing on October 23, after last communicating with a friend just before midnight. Investigators initially said they didn't believe Blanchard was the victim of foul play, but evidence has since been recovered from her auto indicating that she was harmed, police said late last month.

World News Michael Bloomberg expected to file for USA presidential primary
Author: 0 Michael Bloomberg expected to file for USA presidential primary

Alabama has an early filing deadline and is among the states that vote on Super Tuesday, named for the large number of state contests that day. He could file the necessary paperwork as early as this week, the New York Times reported . Two months later, Bloomberg reportedly held meetings with top Iowa Democrats during a multi-city tour through the first state that has a say in a presidential race.

World News Public hearings in Trump impeachment probe start next week
Author: 0 Public hearings in Trump impeachment probe start next week

American diplomat Gordon Sondland acknowledged what Democrats contend is a clear quid pro quo with Ukraine, pushed by President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani . foreign policy on Ukraine. Marie Yovanovitch, who was abruptly pulled from her post as United States ambassador to Ukraine in May, will testify on Nov 15.

World News Judge orders Trump to pay $2M to settle charity lawsuit
Author: 0 Judge orders Trump to pay $2M to settle charity lawsuit

As part of the settlement, Trump also agreed to disburse the US$1.8 million remaining in the foundation to a set of charities, and to shutter it for good. "Further, because the parties have agreed to dissolve the Foundation, I direct Mr. Trump to pay the $2,000,000, which would have gone to the Foundation if it were still in existence, on a pro rata basis to the Approved Recipients", the judge wrote.

World News White House beefing up team to fight impeachment inquiry PR battle
Author: 0 White House beefing up team to fight impeachment inquiry PR battle

The Washington Post , citing people familiar with Bolton's views, said he is willing to testify but wants to see how a court battle between Congress and the White House over the constitutionality of the subpoenas shakes out first. That aid is at the heart of the impeachment inquiry . Democrats have been releasing transcripts of previous closed-door interviews this week as they prepare the first public impeachment hearings next week.

World News N.Korea denounces planned US-S.Korea drill
Author: 0 N.Korea denounces planned US-S.Korea drill

The two men were deported to the North via the truce village of Panmunjom on Thursday after informing Pyongyang of the plan, ministry spokesman Lee Sang-min told reporters. The trio later killed the 15 other fishermen one by one and threw their bodies overboard. One was arrested by police back at Kimchaek Port, while the other two mutineers escaped back to sea.

World News Trump's ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to run for Alabama Senate
Author: 0 Trump's ex-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to run for Alabama Senate

Doug Jones , and the victor of the primary will be heavily favored to win next November in a deep-red state with Trump at the top of the ticket. Trump soured on Sessions after the attorney general recused himself from the investigation into Russian election interference and appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to head the probe.

World News MPs demand report on Russian ‘interference’ be made public
Author: 0 MPs demand report on Russian ‘interference’ be made public

The chair of the ISC, former attorney general and MP Dominic Grieve, raised the issue in an urgent question to the government in Parliament on Tuesday, demanding an explanation for "the refusal of the Prime Minister to give clearance to the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament's report on Russian Federation".

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