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Global Aussie Nobel Peace Prize winners chuffed
Author: 0 Aussie Nobel Peace Prize winners chuffed

It's not the first time Fihn has been critical of Trump, just two days before being named for the prize, she tweeted out " Donald Trump is a moron". "That threat is as great - perhaps greater - today than ever before". A senior administration official said on Thursday Trump is expected to "decertify" the pact, a step which could allow Congress to restore sanctions on Iran.

Author: 0 Unseasonably warm, humid weekend in Lancaster; remnants of Hurricane Nate arriving Monday

Additional rain chances look likely Tuesday and Wednesday as a cold front swings into town. Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. There will be no direct local impacts for Jacksonville, Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia though deep tropical moisture to the east of Nate will result in some heavy bands of rain & storms, especially Sunday .

Author: 0 Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

But the details in the story - along with analysis from other journalists and researchers - suggests the AV software may have done nothing more than its job. However, despite U.S. authorities mounting concerns on Kaspersky and its alleged ties to the Kremlin, the USA government is yet to provide any tangible evidence backing its allegations against the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm.

Global Trump Focuses on Bravery of Responders During Las Vegas Visit
Author: 0 Trump Focuses on Bravery of Responders During Las Vegas Visit

He was a frequent gambler who enjoyed VIP status at various Las Vegas casinos, according to NBC News . Trump narrated stories of colossal heroism in which over 58 were dead and more than 500 wounded in the massive tragedy while reading a statement at the Las Vegas police department.

Global Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard
Author: 0 Children As Young As One Burnt Alive By Day Care Security Guard

Although a police investigation has begun it is not yet known what led the security guard named locally as Damiao Soares dos Santos , aged 50, to carryout the attack which left 15 others in serious condition in hospital. Police said officers went to the suspect's home and visited his relatives to try to understand the motive for the attack. "I was thinking of changing nursery schools because we are preparing to move".

Global Steve Mnuchin Has Cost Taxpayers $800000 For Travel On Military Planes
Author: 0 Steve Mnuchin Has Cost Taxpayers $800000 For Travel On Military Planes

One round-trip journey on a military plane to Miami cost $43,725.50, while commercial air would have cost $688, the inspector general report said. The boilerplate language that was frequently used read, "Due to scheduling, logistics, and communications needs, the use of reimbursable military aircraft, preferably a C-40, is requested".

Global Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps calls for leadership contest
Author: 0 Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps calls for leadership contest

May's office says she will close the party's conference Wednesday with a speech telling ministers to "shape up" and focus on "the daily lives of ordinary working people". She also had to contend with an intruder who broke through an intensive security screen to get close to the platform where she was delivering her speech to a crowded conference hall.

Global Get China to control North Korea
Author: 0 Get China to control North Korea

German supermarket chain Aldi, which the article said also has imported seafood from Hunchun factories employing North Koreans, did not respond to questions from AFP. Recent UN sanctions have banned countries from issuing new work permits to North Korea, though they still allow workers already employed to continue working under existing permits.

Global Gunman from hotel perch kills 59, wounds 527 in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Gunman from hotel perch kills 59, wounds 527 in Las Vegas

Paddock was in suite 135 on the 32nd floor of the hotel when he unleashed a hailstorm of bullets. The shooter rained machine gun fire down on the more than 20,000 attendees of the concert, with over 500 people suffering injuries in the resulting chaos.

Global Trump revives United States leadership in space exploration
Author: 0 Trump revives United States leadership in space exploration

Vice President Mike Pence laid out the plan in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and was expected to elaborate today at the first meeting of the new National Space Council he chairs. The council will hear testimonial from expert witnesses who represent the sectors of the space industry: Civil Space, Commercial Space, and National Security Space.

Global Saudi Monarch Begins Historic Trip to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Saudi Monarch Begins Historic Trip to Russian Federation

Salman, met by Putin in the Kremlin, said he was convinced that there were opportunities to diversify economic cooperation with Russian Federation . Arms and energy deals worth billions of dollars followed, and today's meeting between Putin and Salman could put the finishing touches on a $1 billion joint energy investment fund.

Global Puigdemont hits back at Spanish King as Catalonia prepares independence declaration
Author: 0 Puigdemont hits back at Spanish King as Catalonia prepares independence declaration

The Deputy Prime Minister made this statement after Puigdemont gave a speech saying that the Spanish King Felipe VI's speech had disappointed many Catalans and had ignored millions of citizens in Catalonia , Xinhua reported . The court order came as political uncertainty over Catalonia's secession bid started spreading to the economy, with stock markets falling and big Catalan firms relocating or considering a move to elsewhere in Spain .

Global Iraqi forces recapture Hawijah in 2nd phase of anti-IS offensive
Author: 0 Iraqi forces recapture Hawijah in 2nd phase of anti-IS offensive

Hawija is close to the oil-city of Kirkuk. The battle for the city lasted for 14 days, and was waged by Iraqi government troops backed by the US -led anti-ISIS coalition and Iranian-trained and armed Shia paramilitary groups known as Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF).

Global Ted Heath indecent assault in Jersey
Author: 0 Ted Heath indecent assault in Jersey

Heath , who died in 2005, was prime minister between 1970 and 1974 and led the Conservative party from 1965 until he was ousted by Margaret Thatcher in 1975. Operation Hydrant, the national co-ordinating body carried out two reviews on Operation Conifer, which concluded that a process of continuous review was in place in relation to proportionality and justification, that the national advice was being followed and that the investigation had been conducted in a manner consistent with the ...

Global What happened inside Stephen Paddock's suite
Author: 0 What happened inside Stephen Paddock's suite

He's accused of fatally shooting 58 people and wounding over 500 more in what's being called the worst mass shooting in USA history. Paddock killed dozens and injured hundreds on Sunday night when he opened fire at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas .

Global President condemns Jhal Magsi terrorist attack
Author: 0 President condemns Jhal Magsi terrorist attack

Provincial government spokesman Anwarul Haq Kakar told reporters the police had tried to confront the suicide bomber, which resulted in the death of a policeman. Police said there were around 800 to 1,000 people inside the shrine when the incident happened. A bomb attack on the same shrine killed 35 people in 2005.

Global Woman who lived with Las Vegas shooter described as 'person of interest'
Author: 0 Woman who lived with Las Vegas shooter described as 'person of interest'

He killed 59 people at a concert below and injured more than 500 others, in what has become the worst USA mass shooting in modern history. Investigators have found no evidence that Paddock, 64, had even incidental contacts with foreign or domestic extremist groups, and reviews of his history show no underlying pattern of law breaking or hate speech, a senior U.S.

Global Russian Federation woos Saudi investment in LNG
Author: 0 Russian Federation woos Saudi investment in LNG

King Salman bin Abdulaziz will kick off on Thursday his first official visit to Russia where he will discuss with Russian President Vladimir Putin joint cooperation between the two countries, in addition to regional and global issues. Vedomosti newspaper reported on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund is also eyeing investment into a toll road project in Moscow , which would be the first one for the capital.

Global Family: Danley not involved in Vegas plot
Author: 0 Family: Danley not involved in Vegas plot

The 62-year-old Filipino-born woman landed at Los Angeles International Airport at 7:17 p.m. PT on Philippine Air Flight 102. Marilou Danley , 62, will face questions from United States law enforcement authorities when she is due to return to the U.S.

Global Trump to deliver Iran policy speech October 12
Author: 0 Trump to deliver Iran policy speech October 12

In their testimonies before the armed services committees of the Senate and the House of Representatives, Mattis and Dunford reinforced the new USA line on Pakistan and spoke of the need for a lasting change in its behaviour. "As we implement the strategy, we're also tackling corruption, the single greatest roadblock to progress", Dunford said. Pakistan's only leverage with U.S.

Global Facebook says 10 million United States users saw Russia-linked ads
Author: 0 Facebook says 10 million United States users saw Russia-linked ads

Facebook claimed in a statement that its record, of what the firm last week dubbed as Russian-associated pages, comprised shutting down various marketed events. Sen. Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, also declined to comment on the ads on Monday. However, then both the company and its founder Mark Zuckerberg failed to back their revelations with any solid evidence proving such Russian intervention, saying that they are "limited" in what they can ...

Global Memphis prepares proposal to become Amazon's 2nd headquarters
Author: 0 Memphis prepares proposal to become Amazon's 2nd headquarters

Amazon , Georgia doesn't quite have the same ring as say, Toyota City - headquarters to Toyota Motors in Japan - but it definitely makes for a unique (if desperate) offer. Part of the company's appeal that has cities from coast to coast pitching themselves as the best location for "HQ2" is the promise to invest over $5 billion in construction and bring up to 50,000 jobs with average salaries over $100,000 per year.

Global Legendary rock icon Tom Petty dead at age 66
Author: 0 Legendary rock icon Tom Petty dead at age 66

Tom Petty , the hard-rocking frontman for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers , has died from cardiac arrest. The 66-year-old artist, who had a heart attack, has stopped all brain functions and made a decision to separate his family from life support, U.S.

Global Netanyahu says Israel will reject PA reconciliation unless it recognizes Israel
Author: 0 Netanyahu says Israel will reject PA reconciliation unless it recognizes Israel

Previous attempts at reconciliation have failed, and there are hard obstacles which still stand in the way. Secretary of Fatah's revolutionary council, Fayez Abu Aita told Breitbart Jerusalem that he believes Hamas and Fatah are headed for true national reconciliation "in order to confront the plans of the Israeli occupation as one".

Global President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor
Author: 0 President Trump doesn't let up on criticism of San Juan mayor

Cruz had been among the harshest critics of Trump's response to hurricanes Irma and Maria , which have killed at least 16 people and left millions across Puerto Rico without food, water and electricity in recent weeks. Meanwhile over 90% of the population remains without power, over 40% do not have clean drinking water, and thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed.

Global Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, 1dead, 3 injured
Author: 0 Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, 1dead, 3 injured

An Army vehicle was also damaged in the aggression by Pakistani troops. The Indian Army is retaliating to it strongly. Pakistan violated ceasefire in Keri and Digwar areas of Poonch district. However, the question is why Pakistan should not expose Indian brutal acts when Indian forces have killed about 70000 Kashmiris since 1989? BSF troops also foiled an infiltration attempt.

Global Pakistan throws support behind Iraq govt, opposes Kurdish referendum
Author: 0 Pakistan throws support behind Iraq govt, opposes Kurdish referendum

Turnout was reported at more than 72 percent of eligible voters. Reaffirming support to the incumbent government in Iraq, Pakistan has said that the recently held referendum in the oil-rich country's Kurdistan region "lacks legitimacy". Iran, which has its own Kurdish minority, had already halted flights to and from Kurdish regions on Sunday. The vote was held across the autonomous Kurdish region's three provinces as well as in some disputed territories controlled by Kurdish forces but ...

Global Military plane crashes in Tennessee likely killing 2
Author: 0 Military plane crashes in Tennessee likely killing 2

The disaster comes roughly a month after the Navy allowed T-45s at the service's three training bases to resume flights with students . Monroe County Emergency Management Director David Chambers told the Knoxville News Sentinel the crash occurred Sunday afternoon in Tellico Plains, about 45 miles southwest of Knoxville.

Global Myanmar, Bangladesh Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Myanmar, Bangladesh Plan to Repatriate Rohingya Muslims

The Bangladesh minister gave no time frame for repatriation. "We have also agreed on forming a joint working group to oversee the repatriation process", Ali said adding that Bangladesh had also handed draft of a bi-lateral agreement to Myanmar for the possible repatriation process.

Global Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'
Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda to Trump: 'You're going straight to hell'

After much pressure, the White House also announced a 10-day waiver of the Jones Act , lifting the shipping restrictions into USA ports, and thus allowing food and supplies to be brought into Puerto Rico . His administration doubled down on Trump's tweets Saturday, with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defending the president's complaints that he is being treated unfairly by the media.

Global United Nations 'carefully optimistic' on Fatah-Hamas reconciliation
Author: 0 United Nations 'carefully optimistic' on Fatah-Hamas reconciliation

This project will take another two years to be completed and will stretch into the Mediterranean to prevent terror incursions and infiltration from Gaza into Israel by sea. The deal has drawn skepticism from veteran Palestinian officials, who argue that Hamas has no intention of adopting Abbas's commitment to making peace with Israel and only accepted the agreement to escape the burden of governing Gaza.

Global Kim Jong-un brother's murder trial begins as suspects plead not guilty
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un brother's murder trial begins as suspects plead not guilty

In his opening statement, Selangor prosecution director Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad who led the prosecution team, submitted to the court that evidence clearly showed that accused Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 28, had used the highly toxic chemical, classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations, to kill Jong-nam.

Global Thousands flee North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Maria
Author: 0 Thousands flee North Carolina's Outer Banks ahead of Maria

About 10,000 visitors to the Outer Banks were evacuated, though residents were allowed to stay put. Original Post: Hurricane Maria emerged as a slightly weaker storm on Sunday morning, officially classified at category 2 intensity with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour.

Global Celebrities hit out at Trump's Puerto Rico tweets
Author: 0 Celebrities hit out at Trump's Puerto Rico tweets

Hurricane Maria left many of Puerto Rico's 3.4 million United States citizens without shelter, water, power, and other basic necessities. "People in Puerto Rico are suffering one of the worst disasters in the history of that island". Cruz was elected to lead San Juan, the roughly 350,000-person capital of Puerto Rico, in 2012, when she beat out incumbent Jorge Santini. The president also thanked Congresswoman Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon and U.S.

Global 22 dead, almost 40 injured in Mumbai bridge stampede
Author: 0 22 dead, almost 40 injured in Mumbai bridge stampede

Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil of the Congress said he had written to the railway ministry past year seeking a meeting of public representatives with the railway minister to solve the issue of overcrowding at stations in Mumbai .

Global Possible Terrorism In Canada As Officer Stabbed And Pedestrians Struck
Author: 0 Possible Terrorism In Canada As Officer Stabbed And Pedestrians Struck

A police officer in Edmonton , Canada, was stabbed and four civilians injured in two incidents officials are investigating as connected "acts of terrorism ". "The police cars just kept coming, they just kept coming", said Jaylene Ellard, who was out with a friend when the scene unfolded on the bar and pub-filled avenue on a crisp early fall evening.

Global 50 arrested in MA amid federal immigration sweep
Author: 0 50 arrested in MA amid federal immigration sweep

The release said a citizen of the Dominican Republic who entered the country illegally and had been convicted on firearms charges was among those arrested in Philadelphia. This story will be updated . States and cities that have openly opposed the government's deportation initiatives of#illegal immigrants were the targets of federal raids this week that arrested nearly 500 undocumented immigrants.

Global Soccer fans injured after stadium barrier collapses at Amiens
Author: 0 Soccer fans injured after stadium barrier collapses at Amiens

An update from Lille's official Twitter account on Sunday said: "Six people are still hospitalised this Sunday morning, but the news is reassuring". "Professional football demands a certain number of organisational requirements, and in this context, these statements seem inappropriate and irresponsible".

Global Storm crush the cowboys in NRL grand final
Author: 0 Storm crush the cowboys in NRL grand final

Melbourne is favourite especially when it has the three superstars Smith, Cronk and Billy Slater . The Cowboys' Shaun Fensom signals to the crowed as he is carted off with a broken leg early in the grand final. Even more impressive, they were missing star players Johnathan Thurston and Matt Scott for the playoffs as they watched from the coaches' box. Coach Paul Green's men are full of confidence and have nothing to lose - a combination that could very well prove the ideal recipe for ...

Global Alec Baldwin's Trump Stole the SNL Season 43 Premiere
Author: 0 Alec Baldwin's Trump Stole the SNL Season 43 Premiere

Thanks to Gosling's ample experience with freakish moments of high drama (see also Lars and the Real Girl ) there's a lot of authenticity in his delivery. Actually, saving jazz wasn't on Baldwin-as-Trump's agenda this week. I did hear that there was a much more elaborate version of this monologue that involved Harrison Ford and the cast of Moonlight , which was pretty clever, but they couldn't get everyone together .

Global Iraq's Government Moves to Punish Iraqi Kurdistan for Vote
Author: 0 Iraq's Government Moves to Punish Iraqi Kurdistan for Vote

Iran and Turkey criticized the referendum amid fears it might strengthen separatist feelings in their own ethnic Kurdish minorities. Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi has given the KRG until Friday to hand over control of its airports to the federal government.

Global Trump's November Asia Trip to Include 1st China Visit
Author: 0 Trump's November Asia Trip to Include 1st China Visit

How does the Trump administration's threat to pull out of the agreement with Iran to end its nuclear program impact North Korea diplomacy? The list of nations does not include India, but it's expected that Trump's visit could lead to a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Asean summit in Manila.

Global Twitter Banned more than 200 Russian Propaganda Accounts
Author: 0 Twitter Banned more than 200 Russian Propaganda Accounts

According to at least one committee member, the company came up short. Twitter also handed over information about three Russia Today accounts that the U.S. Twitter's presentation "showed an enormous lack of understanding from the Twitter team of how serious this issue is", Warner reportedly said , adding that the company's statements were "deeply disappointing" and "inadequate on nearly every level".

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