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Author: 0 Trump "insulted" by Macron's proposal for European army

November 11 marks the 1918 end of World War I between the Allies and their opponent, Germany, on land, sea, and air. The French side later clarified that Trump had lumped together two different comments by Macron. "We have to protect ourselves with respect to China, Russia and even the United States", he told France's Europe 1 radio. "We want to help Europe but it has to be fair".

Global Saudi king hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Yemen offensive
Author: 0 Saudi king hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Yemen offensive

On Friday, Reuters reported, citing unnamed United States officials, that Washington considering ending the refueling of coalition aircraft in Yemen, citing both the coalition's own increased capabilities and growing worldwide outrage over the human consequences of the war in Yemen.

Global Deadly wildfire levels a California town in less than a day
Author: 0 Deadly wildfire levels a California town in less than a day

The LA Times reports that a lot of celebrities were forced to evacuate and some may have lost their homes in the fire, though that remains unclear. The fast-moving blaze in the north, which authorities have named the " Camp Fire ", broke out early Thursday.

Global Turkey Hands Over Khashoggi Recordings to U.S., Erdogan Says
Author: 0 Turkey Hands Over Khashoggi Recordings to U.S., Erdogan Says

Mr Erdogan's statement confirms previously unsubstantiated reports that Turkish authorities had audio recordings of what transpired after Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, the last time he was seen alive. His body has never been found. However, he called on Riyadh to identify the killer, saying it must have been a member of a team that arrived in Turkey hours before Khashoggi's disappearance.

Global Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M
Author: 0 Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M

This was the assurance of PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde after the Sandiganbayan found Mrs. Marcos guilty beyond reasonable doubt on seven counts of graft on Friday. The family's notoriety stems back to Ferdinand Marcos declaring martial law in 1972. "As such, we manifest our respect to the decision of the Sandiganbayan finding former First Lady and incumbent Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos guilty of the seven out of the ten cases filed against her", he added.

Global Melbourne stabbings being treated as terror attack by Australian police
Author: 0 Melbourne stabbings being treated as terror attack by Australian police

The auto burst into flames outside Bourke Street Mall. Superintendent David Clayton confirmed the suspect had stabbed three other people before attacking police. - An officer shot the attacker who was taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital under police guard, where he later died. The two other victims were in hospital, with local newspaper The Age reporting that one has a head injury and the other a neck injury.

Global Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting A.G. Matt Whitaker
Author: 0 Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting A.G. Matt Whitaker

US media reported that Trump had asked White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to ask Sessions to resign, prompting Sessions to submit the letter . "In fact, I just talked to him, he was in my office with the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation", the president said . "It's a perilous time ".

Global Thousand Oaks: Las Vegas shooting survivor among dead
Author: 0 Thousand Oaks: Las Vegas shooting survivor among dead

A witness who was inside the bar during the shooting said she heard "very, very loud gunshots". "I don't want prayers". "I told his wife he died a hero", Dean said. "Out of our group of friends I thought the highest of him". "I was concerned because I knew he had been in the military". President Trump today branded Long a "sick puppy" and insisted he had increased funding to mental health causes to try and treat those living with PTSD.

Global Homes, hospital burn as thousands flee California wildfire
Author: 0 Homes, hospital burn as thousands flee California wildfire

Meanwhile, the intensifying Woolsey Fire in Oak Park, northwest of Los Angeles , quadrupled in size in just hours, reports CBS News' John Blackstone. The fire broke out on Thursday north west of Los Angeles and roared south, jumping the U.S. 101 freeway early on Friday and sweeping into the Santa Monica Mountains.

Global Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital after fall at court
Author: 0 Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital after fall at court

This week's incident was not the first time Ginsburg has suffered an injury as a result of a fall - in June 2012, she fell at home and cracked two ribs. Even in her advancing years, Ginsburg has a widely publicized regular exercise routine, known as the " RBG workout", which includes push-ups, planks and arm curls.

Global Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' journalist in extraordinary exchange
Author: 0 Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' journalist in extraordinary exchange

It also remains to be seen whether White House reporters will walk out, or show solidarity with Acosta and CNN in other ways. President Trump gave a news conference on Wednesday following the midterm elections . "We stand by our decision to revoke this individual's hard pass", Sanders captioned a clip from the press conference . "We have a lot of problems - excuse me - but to say that what you said is so insulting to me".

Global After Sessions’ Resignation, Boston Will Join Nationwide Rally for the Mueller Investigation
Author: 0 After Sessions’ Resignation, Boston Will Join Nationwide Rally for the Mueller Investigation

That could politically immobilize the president, even if the Republican-majority Senate protects the President from removal. Christie was initially considered as a contender for the attorney general position during the transition. Over the course of his investigation thus far, Mueller and his team of prosecutors indicted 32 individuals and three Russian businesses on charges ranging from computer hacking to conspiracy and financial crimes.

Global Panic over Mueller's fate after Trump sacks AG Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Panic over Mueller's fate after Trump sacks AG Jeff Sessions

Last month, on Oct 10, The Washington Post reported that Trump had recently spoken with Matthew about replacing Sessions as attorney general. Sessions recused himself from managing the investigation because of his own past involvement in the Trump campaign.

Global Democrats snatch first House seats from Republicans in USA midterm elections 2018
Author: 0 Democrats snatch first House seats from Republicans in USA midterm elections 2018

Those House races , along with several others in states where polls had closed, were being watched for insights into whether Trump can push forward with his agenda unimpeded or find himself restrained by a Democratic-controlled House. Jared Polis (D) in Colorado became the first openly gay man elected governor, while Democrat Janet Mills was on course to become the first female governor of ME and Republican Kristi L.

Global Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute
Author: 0 Sheriff Vet Killed Responding to Calif Shooting - Police Depts Pay Tribute

The official said the 29-year-old man deployed a smoke device and used a.45-calibre handgun. Authorities urged the public to avoid the area. Here's what we know about the late Wednesday shooting. Dean said the other prior encounters were a traffic accident and an incident when he was the victim of battery at a bar. One of whom also survived the Vegas shooting, the LA Times reported.

Global Fox News calls host appearance with Trump 'unfortunate'
Author: 0 Fox News calls host appearance with Trump 'unfortunate'

While Hannity has always been one of the president's staunchest supporters in the media and reportedly regularly advises Trump , it is unusual for any news personality to participate in a political rally. There is nothing real about what Fox News reports on any given day. It came after Hannity's prime-time show aired from the rally site. He described them as "livid".

Global Republican Ron DeSantis wins Florida governor election, CNN projects
Author: 0 Republican Ron DeSantis wins Florida governor election, CNN projects

Senate, leading by 34,000 votes on Wednesday morning. DeSantis , who attended Yale University and Harvard Law School, resigned his seat in the U.S. FiveThirtyEight predictions had showed Gillum 4.2 percent ahead of DeSantis on Election Day. In a race too close to call, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is up by the slimmest of margins against Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum (D).

Global US border troops building detention facilities for migrants
Author: 0 US border troops building detention facilities for migrants

The defense officials described the force DHS requested as something that would only be used if CPB personnel were overwhelmed by the situation on the border. A separate contingent of about 2,100 National Guard troops had already been deployed to work with Border Patrol in anticipation of the caravans, which have about 7,000 people total, according to the Defense Department.

Global Boeing signals flight control system problem may have contributed to 737 crash
Author: 0 Boeing signals flight control system problem may have contributed to 737 crash

A crucial sensor that's the subject of a Boeing Co safety bulletin was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said Wednesday. "When you see recurring problems, it says the normal easy fixes aren't solving it", he said. (AAP) The fateful flight crashed into the ocean 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta Airport bound for the island of Bangka.

Global SHOCKER: Even Taylor Swift Can’t Elect A Democrat In Tennessee
Author: 0 SHOCKER: Even Taylor Swift Can’t Elect A Democrat In Tennessee

Blackburn defeated former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in a hotly contested race that was viewed by many analysts to be a toss-up heading into election day. I believe in the fight for LGBTQ rights, and that any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is WRONG. Taylor Swift , a pop star known for staying out of politics, eagerly got behind his campaign, too.

Global How much is Turkey prepared to reveal on Khashoggi's murder?
Author: 0 How much is Turkey prepared to reveal on Khashoggi's murder?

Saudi Arabia sent a toxicologist and a chemicals expert to Istanbul to cover up the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before the Turkish police searched the kingdom's consulate, a senior Turkish official said on Monday. In Qassim, the king will launch health, education, and infrastructure projects as well as check on "the conditions of citizens and get acquainted with their needs", the Saudi Gazette newspaper said.

Global Trump Crushes 'Rude' Acosta, Aide Grabs His Mic Away
Author: 0 Trump Crushes 'Rude' Acosta, Aide Grabs His Mic Away

Jim Acosta is a joke and CNN should be ashamed of themselves. NBC , in particular, took some heat for their coverage of the altercation, with many conservatives wondering if Acosta should have put his hands on the staffer as she tried to take the microphone back.

Global More Than 615K Absentee, Mail-In Ballots Received In MN
Author: 0 More Than 615K Absentee, Mail-In Ballots Received In MN

Wet ballots. The first two page ballot (so double the chance for each voter to jam). " Most polling places had voters there at 7, ready to vote", Whitmire said , adding that Kershaw County is reporting a heavy turnout so far. While wait can vary, voters are telling NBC29 their experiences and interactions with polling officials have been overall good. "We did encourage people before Election Day to stay patient", Ryan said.

Global Sheriff: 10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic
Author: 0 Sheriff: 10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic

Judy Schneider said her 6-year-old grandson doesn't understand that they're gone. The girls were collecting trash next to a rural highway over the weekend when a pick-up truck hit them. Police say the troop members were wearing highly visible safety vests. "We partner with Real Living, so any student in our district, no matter what the circumstance gets 4 free counseling sessions for themselves, as well as every single member of their family", said Eliopoulos.

Global Georgia Democratic Party Being Investigated for 'Cyber Crimes'
Author: 0 Georgia Democratic Party Being Investigated for 'Cyber Crimes'

Republican Rep. Karen Handel faces a challenge from Lucy McBath in a race Inside Elections rates Lean Republican . A spokesman for Kemp - who is in a neck-and-neck race with Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams - provided no evidence for the accusation made on Sunday, that also came just as reports that the state election system, which as secretary of state Kemp oversees, is open to glaring vulnerabilities.

Global Gillum, DeSantis cast votes in Florida's midterm election
Author: 0 Gillum, DeSantis cast votes in Florida's midterm election

He also said of the Democrat: " Andrew Gillum is not equipped to be your governor. You don't hear a peep from them about that", said Obama, tieless in a white dress shirt with his sleeves rolled up. "I haven't found this much excitement since Obama ran", she said. Trump said having Rosendale in the Senate will be "phenomenal". Obama's speech was repeatedly interrupted by hecklers, prompting him to quip: 'Why is it that the folks who won the last election are so mad all the time?' ...

Global Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australian coast in 7 weeks
Author: 0 Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australian coast in 7 weeks

The most recent attack occurred on Monday when a 33-year-old man from Victoria suffered fatal injuries. The patrols are created to provide reassurance to the boating community and tourists on the water. RACQ CQ Rescue crewman Ben McCauley said the man's injuries were "absolutely horrific". Tasmanian mother of two Justine Barwick (46) was bitten on her left thigh while snorkelling in the same area on September 19 and underwent 18 hours of surgery.

Global Democrats fight to win control of the House in 2018 midterms
Author: 0 Democrats fight to win control of the House in 2018 midterms

Other big races are Republican Pete Stauber's bid to flip a House Democratic stronghold in Minnesota, while Democrats in Florida and Georgia are aiming to become the states' first African-American governors. "If the radical Democrats take power they will take a wrecking ball to our economy and our future", Trump declared in Cleveland, using the same heated rhetoric that has defined much of his presidency.

Global Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside
Author: 0 Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside

Hinkle's mother, Sara Jo Schneider, 32, was also killed. But by Saturday evening, the 21-year-old turned himself in to the authorities. Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls was arrested for the crash. In a message to parents, Superintendent Heidi Eliopoulos said: "This is a hard time for our students, families and staff". She expressed gratitude to local first responders.

Global Synagogue Shooting Suspect, Robert Bowers, Indicted On 44 Federal Charges
Author: 0 Synagogue Shooting Suspect, Robert Bowers, Indicted On 44 Federal Charges

The suspect, Robert Bowers, pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges that accuse him of killing 11 people and injuring six others as they tried to practice their religion. The top four US congressional leaders - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi - declined to join Trump in Pittsburgh, two sources familiar with the planning said.

Global Pres. Trump: Republican Party Will Do Well In Upcoming Elections
Author: 0 Pres. Trump: Republican Party Will Do Well In Upcoming Elections

At a campaign event in Georgia on Saturday for Georgia Governor Stacy Abrams, supporters yelled at the former president that they could not hear him. "I've been involved in scores of conversations about stopping illegal immigration from Mexico and never once has there been a discussion of the political impact in USA domestic politics", Pompeo said.

Global United Nations says war-torn Yemen living hell for children
Author: 0 United Nations says war-torn Yemen living hell for children

The foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt , criticised both the Saudi-led coalition and opposition Houthi rebels backed by Iran on Monday, saying: "For too long in the Yemen conflict, both sides have believed a military solution is possible, with catastrophic consequences for the people".

Global China to boost Pakistan defence ties, pats Islamabad on dispute with India
Author: 0 China to boost Pakistan defence ties, pats Islamabad on dispute with India

China Thursday sought to defend the proposed bus service with Pakistan through PaK, saying its cooperation with Islamabad has nothing to do with the territorial dispute and will not change its principled stance on the Kashmir issue. The issue did not come up in opening remarks between Li and Khan. "In political relations and strategic communication, both sides stressed they will continue to view China-Pakistan relations from a strategic and long-term perspective".

Global The body of the journalist Hashagg dissolved in acid
Author: 0 The body of the journalist Hashagg dissolved in acid

Though Riyadh has detained 18 suspects, it is deeply concerning that no action has been taken against the Saudi consul general, who lied through his teeth to the media and fled Turkey shortly afterward. However, as worldwide pressure increased, Riyadh admitted that the killing was an error, carried out by rogue elements. "Turkey doesn't deserve this", he told a news conference in Ankara.

Global Utah mayor killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Utah mayor killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Initial reports suggest the assailant in Kabul was a member of the Afghan armed forces and he was "immediately killed" by fellow soldiers, it says. Though the incident in Kabul remains under investigation, the officials Sunday offered a few additional details.

Global Nigeria's army cites Trump to justify shooting Shia protesters
Author: 0 Nigeria's army cites Trump to justify shooting Shia protesters

Trump said in the clip. "I told them, consider it a rifle". Days later, the Nigerian Army tweeted Trump's comments about firing at migrants to justify its own shooting of protesters days earlier. We are going to consider, and I told them to consider it a rifle. But only hours later, the Nigerian army tweeted out Trump's remarks the same day.

Global Forgot to mail your ballot back? Here's how you can still vote
Author: 0 Forgot to mail your ballot back? Here's how you can still vote

When early voting started strong two weeks ago, Stewart said she and the election commissioners expected the numbers to taper off. Yet, the presence of 12 proposed constitutional amendments, which include topics ranging from gambling regulation to voter rights to greyhound racing, concerns county elections officials.

Global GOP chairman refers Kavanaugh accuser for criminal probe
Author: 0 GOP chairman refers Kavanaugh accuser for criminal probe

Ford allegedly coached in a polygraph exam years earlier, and others contacted her to suggest she "clarify" her account. Christine Blasey Ford speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept.

Global U.S. charges two former Goldman bankers and financier in vast Malaysian fraud
Author: 0 U.S. charges two former Goldman bankers and financier in vast Malaysian fraud

Roger Ng , an ex-Goldman banker, and Malaysian financier known as Jho Low , who allegedly engineered the fraud, are indicted for conspiring to launder billions of dollars in illegal proceeds and to pay hundreds of millions in bribes. The firm says it "continues to co-operate with all authorities investigating this matter". He denies any wrongdoing. Beginning in May 2012 and running through 2013, investigators allege that the trio and unnamed conspirators pushed through a pair of bond ...

Global Bus carrying Copts attacked in Minya, at least 7 killed
Author: 0 Bus carrying Copts attacked in Minya, at least 7 killed

The IS affiliate claimed that 13 Christians were killed and another 18 wounded, but it was not immediately possible to independently verify the claim or reconcile the discrepancy in the number of dead and wounded given by the group and the church.

Global Donald Trump planning executive order on immigration
Author: 0 Donald Trump planning executive order on immigration

Trump said Thursday that, under his order, any migrants who do enter the country would be housed in "massive tent cities" he plans to build while their cases are processed. But the most comparable example can likely be found under George W. Bush, who in 2006, sent some 6,000 Guardsmen to the border for a two year period starting in 2006, a cost to taxpayers of $1.2 billion.

Global Oprah Winfrey Campaigns with Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams
Author: 0 Oprah Winfrey Campaigns with Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams

Kemp, who has bucked calls to resign or recuse himself, says he is following the law and has made it easier to vote in Georgia. He was in Florida earlier for Andrew Gillum, who would be his state's first black governor. Within days of reports about the policy, a coalition of civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against Kemp, but since then, more alarming incidents and revelations have arisen.

Global Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead
Author: 0 Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead

Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari said the brutal murder of Maulana Samiul Haq was "utterly condemnable". Haq's son, Hamidul Haq, said his father was killed on Friday. Sami ul Haq was known as the spiritual father of Taliban. Influential religious scholar Maulana Samiul Haq was born to Maulana Abdul Haq, a prominent cleric, on December 18, 1937 in Akora Khattak of Nowshera district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Global Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled, Chopped Into Pieces At Saudi Consulate: Turkish Prosecutor
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi Was Strangled, Chopped Into Pieces At Saudi Consulate: Turkish Prosecutor

They said the Saudi dissident had been "cut up" and his face "disfigured". Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday: "I just hope it all works out". Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi officials, who claim the writer died as a result of an "altercation". The next day, a source close to the Turkish government says police believe the journalist was murdered inside the consulate "by a team especially sent to Istanbul and who left the same day".

Global Protests rage in Pakistan after woman acquitted of blasphemy
Author: 0 Protests rage in Pakistan after woman acquitted of blasphemy

Asia Bibi thumbs on her appeal papers against a death sentence. Authorities said she is scheduled for release later this week, after which her plans are unknown. Islam is Pakistan's national religion and underpins its legal system. A road linking Islamabad and Rawalpindi was closed off by the protesters. Knots of protesters from an ultra-Islamist party blocked roughly 10 key roads in the southern city of Karachi and others in eastern Lahore, Geo TV and other channels said.

Global India hopes for US waiver on Iran
Author: 0 India hopes for US waiver on Iran

According to sources in the know, India is close to a deal with the USA that will allow it to continue buying crude oil from Iran without attracting any sanction after it agreed to cut imports and escrow payments. A waiver will come as a big relief to Indian Oil and MRPL, the two largest Iranian oil consumers. In the previous round of sanctions India made payments in rupees to Iran's account with UCO bank .

Global Indonesian Divers Recover ‘Black Box’ From Lion Air Jet
Author: 0 Indonesian Divers Recover ‘Black Box’ From Lion Air Jet

Flight JT 610 sped up as it suddenly lost altitude and then vanished from radar 12 minutes after take-off, with authorities saying witnesses saw the jet plunge into the water. Search and Rescue Agency chief Muhammad Syaugi said search teams are going "all out" to locate the aircraft's fuselage. Lion Air will also be subject to more intensive "on ramp" inspections compared with other airlines.

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