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Global Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes
Author: 0 Palestinian rocket attack on Israeli city draws Gaza air strikes

He added that he hoped the Israeli security cabinet, meeting on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Gaza, would take a hard line "even at a price of moving to a wide-scale confrontation". Among the targets was a terror tunnel, a weapons factory and a naval commando base. Additionally, an investigation by the IDF found that Palestinian protesters had "detonated a large explosive device" near a border fence.

Global Elizabeth Warren hits back at Donald Trump by releasing DNA test
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren hits back at Donald Trump by releasing DNA test

But she appeared to concede a main line of criticism from Native American leaders - that sovereign tribal groups determine citizenship and cultural lineage, not DNA tests such as the one she took. Elizabeth Warren is an American academic and politician, who is a harsh critic of the current administration under Donald Trump . In 1995, an article in the Harvard Crimson celebrated Warren as " Native American ".

Author: 0 No-deal Brexit more and more likely

It's thought that both sides have mentioned such a possibility after talks dramatically broke down earlier this week, just months away from the UK's exit from the EU. International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt told Sky News: "No-one is planning on resigning". "I think what really happened here is over the course of the weekend, Number 10 was stunned by the genuine level of opposition in the country, within the Conservative Party and from the DUP and knew that a deal on this basis ...

Global Sabarimala: Women devotees forced to turn back fearing violence
Author: 0 Sabarimala: Women devotees forced to turn back fearing violence

Madhavi, 40, a devotee from Andhra Pradesh, tried to enter Sabarimala temple on Wednesday but had to drop her plans and return after protestors heckled and attacked her from entering the shrine, as per local reports. The BJP rejected the allegation, saying the government was responsible for the "collapse" of law and order. Kerala's CPM-led government has blamed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the BJP's ideological mentor, for the violence.

Global Trump won't accept blame if Republicans lose the House
Author: 0 Trump won't accept blame if Republicans lose the House

Instead, Trump's art selection was noticed by Josh Billinson, the editor for Independent Journal Review, who tweeted: "oh my god, it's hanging in the white house ". Some pointed out that in the Democrat painting, the woman was smiling, and the Republican painting she was painted with "no mouth". "They haven't known the children for 20 minutes and they grab children and they use them to come into our country", Trump told reporters, without offering evidence.

Global Trade war: China not ready for a deal yet, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Trade war: China not ready for a deal yet, says Donald Trump

Cui replied: "You tell me". This is the first time Trump has said that China meddled in the 2016 presidential elections. "I think that China is a big problem", - said the American leader. "No, it's not true", Trump said. "It's being looked at very, very strongly". And we're doing very well. "As of this moment, they deny it". Asked who is the toughest, the President said, "The political people".

Global Judge rejects Daniels defamation suit against Trump
Author: 0 Judge rejects Daniels defamation suit against Trump

After Ms Daniels's lawyer released a sketch of a man who allegedly told her to remain silent in 2011, Mr Trump, who denies having an affair with Ms Daniels, tweeted it was a "total con job" about a "nonexistent man". "Trump's contrary claims are as deceptive as his claims about the inauguration attendance", he jabbed. "We will appeal the dismissal of the defamation cause of action and are confident in a reversal", he added.

Global Hunter shoots and kills cyclist in French Alps
Author: 0 Hunter shoots and kills cyclist in French Alps

He was taken to the hospital to be treated for shock and has not been arrested or charged. Following the tragedy, the mayor of Montriond has implemented a temporary ban on hunting. "People will pay more heed to the times and zones of hunting, and stick to times and areas where they know they are safe, and hunters can hunt with less likelihood of these very bad accidents".

Global Trump Successfully Dominates
Author: 0 Trump Successfully Dominates "60 Minutes" Interview

Asked last month about reports he may be leaving, Mr Mattis said , "I wouldn't take it seriously at all.". Trump said the two maintained "a very good relationship", but he allowed for the possibility Mattis would leave. "I tell you what I don't want to do". Here's a passage in which Stahl asks him what he'll do if it's confirmed that the Saudi regime did in fact kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi , which seems highly likely.

Global Brexit deal TONIGHT? Dominic Raab and European Union states summoned to Brussels
Author: 0 Brexit deal TONIGHT? Dominic Raab and European Union states summoned to Brussels

Mrs May will address the leaders of the remaining 27 European Union nations tomorrow before they discuss over dinner without her how to proceed in the talks. On Sunday, former Brexit Secretary David Davies urged Cabinet members to rebel against Ms. But they were disappointed by the issue that has dogged the talks for months - how to ensure that no hard border is created between the EU's Ireland and Britain's Northern Ireland once Brexit happens on March 29.

Global IMF World Bank meetings a success, say organisers
Author: 0 IMF World Bank meetings a success, say organisers

The market ructions have now cascaded through to developed markets with Wall Street extending a slide into a sixth session on Thursday amid the trade war fears. "There have to be meaningful commitments to create a rebalanced trading relationship", he said. Meanwhile, the chairman of a meeting of finance leaders from the Group of 20 leading industrialised and emerging economies admitted that the trade tensions within the group could only be solved by the countries directly involved.

Global 'Zombie' storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain
Author: 0 'Zombie' storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

It will arrive at the central coast Saturday night and continue into Spain as a weaker storm. "As Tropical Storm Michael turns to the Commonwealth, I want to urge all Virginians to prepare for the serious possibility of flash floods, tropical storm force winds, tornadoes, and power outages", said Governor Northam .

Global John Oliver ROASTS WWE Over Relationship With Saudi Arabian Government
Author: 0 John Oliver ROASTS WWE Over Relationship With Saudi Arabian Government

The country's "poor record with human rights" was also cited as a reason for not wanting to step inside the squared circle. The April event, as Oliver described it, provided the kingdom with global "wall-to-wall propaganda about the new Saudi Arabia, including video showing women happily driving, men dancing and tourist destination beauty shots as well as constant excited compliments throughout the broadcast".

Global Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke raises $38.1 million
Author: 0 Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke raises $38.1 million

O'Rourke's campaign shared limited information from the third-quarter fundraising report, which will be filed with the Federal Election Commission and made public on Monday. These fundraising numbers come on the tail of a new Quinnipiac University poll showing that Cruz holds a 9 percentage point lead over O'Rourke .

Global Cologne train station hostage situation in Germany today
Author: 0 Cologne train station hostage situation in Germany today

The hostage situation broke out earlier in the day near the main railway station in Cologne. Following a hours-long standoff, German police have finally apprehended an assailant who took hostage a woman near Cologne central station. Breslauer Platz square that's located behind the station was also closed. There are unconfirmed reports that some shots were fired. It is not yet clear why the man took the woman hostage.

Global Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test with 'strong evidence' of Native American ancestor
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test with 'strong evidence' of Native American ancestor

The results, as shared with The Boston Globe , reportedly reveal " strong evidence " the MA senator had a Native American ancestor dating back six to 10 generations. "And Trump can say whatever he wants about me", she adds. "I'm going to get one of those little [DNA testing] kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims she's of Indian heritage.", Trump said.

Global At least eight climbers killed on Nepal peak
Author: 0 At least eight climbers killed on Nepal peak

Wangchu Sherpa, head of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency that provided local support to the South Korean team, said the camp had been destroyed, citing reports from the pilot of the rescue helicopter sent to look for the missing group. The climbers were attempting to scale the 7,193-metre (23,590-ft) peak during the autumn climbing season. They were noted missing Friday when officials couldn't contact them, police said.

Global Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2000
Author: 0 Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2000

On search and rescue mission for the victims of the deadly disasters, head of the national disaster management agency Willem Rampangilei said, the operation will be terminated on Thursday, which will be the 14th day after the strikes on September 28.

Global Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill
Author: 0 Kid Rock comes to White House as Trump signs royalty bill

A variety of musicians were in attendance for the signing of the bill, including Kid Rock , Sam Moore , Mike Love and Steely Dan's Jeff Baxter. The 2018 Music Modernization Act (MMA), which was passed by U.S. "They're not going to be treated unfairly anymore". Passage of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act was a hard-fought process that hinged on tremendous collaboration and unprecedented support among diverse stakeholders who ultimately united to safeguard ...

Global Agency: 11 baby bodies found in closed Detroit funeral home
Author: 0 Agency: 11 baby bodies found in closed Detroit funeral home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. An autopsy report from the Wayne County Medical Examiner is forthcoming, according to Officer Burt. The face of a third was covered with unusual fluid. "The police responded, they removed the box and the casket from the false ceiling, or the lowered ceiling, and they opened them up and obviously they discovered the remains".

Global India wins seat at United Nations Human Rights Council
Author: 0 India wins seat at United Nations Human Rights Council

Elections were held by secret ballot in the 193-member General Assembly on Friday, although the number of candidates for all the five regions matched the vacancies making it a formality. "Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's abusive "war on drugs" has been a killing frenzy that has left thousands dead". "By putting forward serious rights violators and presenting only as many candidates as seats available, the regional groups risk undermining the council's credibility and effectiveness", ...

Global WATCH Palestinian Protests Against Israel Rage at Gaza Border
Author: 0 WATCH Palestinian Protests Against Israel Rage at Gaza Border

Abbas says that arranging deals with Hamas is equivalent to recognizing its control over Gaza. Israeli army spokesman Jonathan Conricus said on Twitter an "organised attack" had involved around 20 Palestinians crossing the border after an explosive device destroyed a portion of the fence.

Global Country braces itself for Storm Callum
Author: 0 Country braces itself for Storm Callum

Storm Callum brings with it a risk of flying debris and tiles blowing off of roofs. By Sunday, the weather is expected to settle down slightly as both warnings are lifted. "Storm Callum is the 3rd named storm of the 2018/19 season". The worst of the winds will impact on Friday morning rush hour, people will be travelling in Scotland for October holidays.

Global Trump angry after South Korea signals it may ease North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump angry after South Korea signals it may ease North Korea sanctions

Kim Il Guk, North Korea's minister of Physical Culture and Sports, said that Tuesday's game would "contribute to deepening the friendship and solidarity" between Beijing and Pyongyang, according to a North Korean state media. She also described Seoul's unilateral sanctions as a key obstacle to restarting South Korean tourism to the North's Diamond Mountain resort, which was suspended in 2008 following the shooting death of a South Korean woman there.

Global Trump aide sought social media manipulation from Israeli intelligence firm
Author: 0 Trump aide sought social media manipulation from Israeli intelligence firm

Gates "sought one proposal to use bogus personas to target and sway 5,000 delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention by attacking Sen". While Gates ultimately rejected the proposals, according to the Monday report, Psy-Group head Joel Zamel apparently outlined the idea to Trump's son Donald Trump Jr.at a August 3, 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

Global Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say

Currently, the forecast cone does include the Big Bend and south Georgia. For DC, although the current track keeps the center of Michael southeast of our area, it will still influence our weather. Strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days, and the system is expected to become a tropical depression later tonight or on Sunday and a tropical storm on Sunday night .

Global Camilla Parker-Bowles To Skip Princess Eugenie’s Wedding
Author: 0 Camilla Parker-Bowles To Skip Princess Eugenie’s Wedding

The Princess of York will Wednesday Jack Brooksbank Friday, Oct. 12 at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Eugenie has given her family the centrestage at her wedding, with her cousin Peter's two daughter being enlisted as bridesmaids.

Global New Zealand passport ranked the 8th 'most powerful' in the world
Author: 0 New Zealand passport ranked the 8th 'most powerful' in the world

On the global stage, Japan is the current passport champion, with Japanese citizens able to access a record total of 190 destinations around the world. Lucia and Myanmar), but the Chinese passport fell two places this quarter, to 71st overall. The United Arab Emirates made the most remarkable ascent, from 62nd place in 2006 to 21st place this year.

Global International aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia
Author: 0 International aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia

Social welfare officials have set up nurseries in makeshift tents as a stopgap to keep children safe and help them heal from the trauma. In the Balaroa neighbourhood, also laid waste by liquefaction, the most intact structure was a battered two-storey house, pitched over at almost 45 degrees with one side buried and a blue vehicle in the auto port.

Global Journalist brutally murdered in Bulgaria
Author: 0 Journalist brutally murdered in Bulgaria

According to the USAToday , her body was found in the Danube River, near the Bulgarian town of Ruse. The police have said they are looking into all possible motives but the founder of Bivol .bg, whose reporters were on Marinova's last show, said he feared authorities were downplaying the likelihood of links to her work.

Global Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to Pyongyang

China has stepped up its war of words with the U.S., following a frosty back-and-forth between its Foreign Minister Wang Yi and visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday. At the same time , the United States and China are cooperating on efforts to pressure North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to give up his country's nuclear weapons and long-range missile programs.

Global Kavanaugh makes US Supreme Court debut
Author: 0 Kavanaugh makes US Supreme Court debut

He had denied her allegation. Kavanaugh described the confirmation process as "contentious and emotional", but said he has "no bitterness". Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in -again - at an event at the White House, but not before President Donald Trump slammed Kavanaugh's opponents for a "campaign of personal destruction".

Global Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed
Author: 0 Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed

Saudi Arabia , which has denied the accusations, is under huge global pressure, including from the USA and the European Union, to support a "thorough and open" probe into the journalist's disappearance. Saudi authorities continue to insist they played no role in Khashoggi's disappearance. Turkey said it would search Saudi Arabia's consulate. The Khashoggi family confirmed that they are coordinating with the Saudi government to learn about the latest developments in the case.

Global UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigning
Author: 0 UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigning

Former S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley will leave her post at the United Nations with a burnished national reputation . She admitted as much in a September op-ed for The Washington Post , but explained that she tries to talk to Trump when she disagrees with him.

Global Fox hires ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks
Author: 0 Fox hires ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks

A former Ralph Lauren model, she also modeled a dress from the Ivanka Trump line . Trump gives the bulk of his television interviews to Fox News . Bush during his time in office. "FOX won't find anyone smarter or more talented than Hope Hicks ", Sanders wrote. Numerous members of the public relations staffs at network TV news divisions have White House and Beltway positions on their resumes.

Global Britain warns: Do not underestimate Russian spies
Author: 0 Britain warns: Do not underestimate Russian spies

Mishkin had travelled to the United Kingdom under the name of Alexander Petrov. One of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is a doctor who works for Russian military intelligence and travelled to Britain under an alias, investigative group Bellingcat reported Monday.

Global Far-Right Bolsonaro Wins First Round of Presidential Election
Author: 0 Far-Right Bolsonaro Wins First Round of Presidential Election

For voters, Bolsonaro and Haddad represent starkly different visions for the future. The second ballot is on October 28. "I have the utmost respect and admiration for the work they did", said Mr. Brazilian markets had already rallied in recent weeks as polls showed a consistent lead for Bolsonaro, a longtime statist who made a late conversion to orthodox economic policies after tapping a University of Chicago-trained banker as his main economic adviser.

Global Bush's daughter Barbara gets married in secret ceremony
Author: 0 Bush's daughter Barbara gets married in secret ceremony

According to People , only 20 family members were in attendance at the low-key ceremony, held at the Bush family's compound in Kennebunkport, Maine . By New Year's, they made their relationship official and became engaged just five weeks ago when Coyne, a screenwriter, moved from Los Angeles to live with Barbara in New York City.

Global 20 dead in limousine crash in upstate NY
Author: 0 20 dead in limousine crash in upstate NY

Relatives of the victims said the SUV-style stretch limo was carrying two newlywed couples and children to a birthday party . During a news conference , State Police First Deputy Superintendent Christopher Fiore did not mention whether the vehicle had been speeding and did not comment on whether anyone had been wearing seatbelts.

Global President Trump speaks at International Association of Chiefs of Police convention
Author: 0 President Trump speaks at International Association of Chiefs of Police convention

The media does not report about how much the country loves law enforcement, he said, as many in the crowd applauded his criticism. He decried "disgraceful" politicians who criticize police actions. The president frequently brings up the IL city when he's talking about crime, and he suggested Chicago consider bringing back the controversial policy used by former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani, who is also Trump's lawyer.

Global Sens. Moran and Roberts on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation
Author: 0 Sens. Moran and Roberts on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Acrimonious to the end, the battle featured a climactic roll call that was interrupted several times by protesters in the Senate Gallery before Capitol Police removed them. "This is a dark day for our country", Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said in a statement. "They both start with the proposition that the court's job is not to make law but to apply the Constitution and statutes as they were written, to the facts of a case", Risch's statement reads.

Global At least 11 dead, many wounded in Haiti quake
Author: 0 At least 11 dead, many wounded in Haiti quake

According to a statement from the country's Civil Protection agency, several people were injured in Port-de-Paix, Gros-Morne, Chansolme and Tortuga island, where houses were destroyed or damaged. There were no immediate reports of further damage from the aftershock. " Our teams from north to south are witnessing a state of panic in some cities ", the Civil Protection agency reportedly said, noting that there have been reports of injuries.

Global Michael now a Category 1 hurricane
Author: 0 Michael now a Category 1 hurricane

Hurricane Michael is on a path to the Florida Panhandle as a strong storm. Officials believe that "by the time it makes landfall midweek", Michael could increase its power to hit wind speeds of 96-110 miles per hour, which would designate it as a category 2 storm.

Global McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year
Author: 0 McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

As he boarded a plane to Florida , Mr Trump told reporters: "I've been hearing that. now they're thinking about impeaching a brilliant jurist, a man that did nothing wrong, a man that was caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats using the Democrats lawyers and now they want to impeach him".

Global China-US tensions flare in testy Mike Pompeo visit to Beijing
Author: 0 China-US tensions flare in testy Mike Pompeo visit to Beijing

Also on Monday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he expects Kim to travel to Russian Federation and for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea soon amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis. Meeting at the Diaoyutai Guest House, Wang told Pompeo that the U.S. had "stepped up rhetoric over trade tensions" after a raft of tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars of United States and Chinese goods.

Global Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize
Author: 0 Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

And on Wednesday, US scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winter won the Chemistry Prize for applying the principles of evolution to develop proteins used to make everything from biofuels to medicine. She is a member of the Yazidi community in Iraq. Modern human history has been ravaged by innumerable instances of sexual violence being wielded as a weapon of war and a deliberate military strategy.

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