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Global Turkey says Saudi prince has asked to meet Erdogan at G20
Author: 0 Turkey says Saudi prince has asked to meet Erdogan at G20

The action comes as Crown Prince Mohammed seeks to move on from the worldwide controversy surrounding the murder of a journalist, Jamal Khashoggi , at a Saudi Consulate last month in Istanbul. In a historic move, the Crown Prince visited the Cathedral of St. Mark in Abbasia, where he met with Pope Tawadros II and church leaders. "He is coming to this country to dirty it, and acquire a false legitimacy", Tahar Yahya, of the Tunisian Order of Lawyers said Monday night.

Global GM to slash jobs and production as United States sedan sales sink
Author: 0 GM to slash jobs and production as United States sedan sales sink

GM said on October 31 that about 18,000 of its 50,000 salaried employees in North America are eligible for the buyouts. Its shares rallied 7.6 percent to $38.66. Two sources, who were briefed on General Motors' plan, said the Oshawa plant will be completely closed down. Cost pressures on GM and other automakers and suppliers have increased as demand waned for traditional sedans.

Author: 0 Nooses found outside MS legislature day before Senate vote

Hyde-Smith has come under fire for her comment about attending a "public hanging" and voter suppression, which her campaign later said was a joke. Senator representing the state of MS are promising. "No one twisted your comments", he said at the debate. "Let us all respond to these despicable acts by voting, working, raising our families, practicing our faith and pursuing the American dream here in our great state without fear or trepidation and in harmony with our fellow citizens".

Global Trump tells Mexico to ship migrants home or see border permanently closed
Author: 0 Trump tells Mexico to ship migrants home or see border permanently closed

The statement shared with The Associated Press said the future government's principal concern related to the migrants is their well-being while in Mexico. Lurbin Sarmiento, 26, of Copan, Honduras, walked back to the sports complex with her 4-year-old daughter shaken from what had unfolded a short time earlier at the Tijuana River and USA border.

Global Mumbai remembers 26/11 martyrs on 10th anniversary of attacks
Author: 0 Mumbai remembers 26/11 martyrs on 10th anniversary of attacks

India marks the 10th anniversary of Mumbai terror attacks today on 26/11 that left 166 people dead and over 300 people injured. "The barbarity of 26/11 shocked the entire world". Nine of the 10 gunmen who mounted the attack were killed, one was captured.He has been convicted and hanged. The 26/11 terrorist attack was planned, executed and launched from Pakistan territory.

Global Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage in referendum
Author: 0 Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage in referendum

The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) major defeat in local government elections on Saturday was a lesson the party has learned from democracy, and the party accepted the defeat humbly, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday. The DPP lost control of the mayoralties in Taiwan's second-most populous city Taichung and the key battleground of Kaohsiung in the south, which it held for two decades and played a central role in Taiwan's pro-democracy movement in the 1970s.

Global Melania Trump Unveils the White House's 2018 Christmas Decorations
Author: 0 Melania Trump Unveils the White House's 2018 Christmas Decorations

This is the Trump family's second Christmas in the White House, and the first lady designed the decorations , according to a press release from the White House. In the East Room are four 14-foot trees displaying 72 handmade paper ornaments representing the six different regions of America. Decorations in the East Room are meant to show the "diversity and ingenuity of American architecture and design" - and include four custom mantelpieces that depict the skylines of St.

Global Snowstorm batters parts of Midwest, 100s of flights canceled
Author: 0 Snowstorm batters parts of Midwest, 100s of flights canceled

Multiple roads are closed because of whiteout conditions, according to the KanDrive website . Woodstock reported 11.5 inches of snow by 5:35 a.m. Monday. Chicago , on the other hand, will see all-day rain turn to snow in the evening, with an expected 3 to 6 inches of snow on Sunday along with heavy winds.

Global Gunman in Walmart Shooting Not Expected to Survive
Author: 0 Gunman in Walmart Shooting Not Expected to Survive

Police said a 55-year-old man is in custody. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition. Scotty Ballard told the Ocala Star-Banner that Cronin was his roommate and that Johnson and Cronin had dated for about nine months but weren't now together.

Global Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross
Author: 0 Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

In response, the Customs and Border Protection agency shut down the border and fired the tear gas to push migrants back from the fence. Some migrants have been trying to present themselves to United States immigration authorities for asylum, but the US only processes 100 asylum applications a day, leaving thousands on the waiting list.

Global Government's climate report warns of worsening U.S. disasters
Author: 0 Government's climate report warns of worsening U.S. disasters

However, the White House has countered the report, calling it inaccurate. What's more, because the Trump administration hurried up the release, their own allies seemed unprepared. Gore, who since his time as vice president has become an outspoken advocate for the need to counteract the effects of global warming , said in a statement that the White House was trying to "bury this critical USA assessment of the climate crisis" by releasing it the day after Thanksgiving.

Global Jerome Corsi in Plea Talks with Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Jerome Corsi in Plea Talks with Robert Mueller

Jerome Corsi told The Associated Press on November 23 that he has been negotiating a potential plea but declined to comment further. In a video broadcast to his YouTube channel last month, Corsi said that he had met with Mueller's office for 40 hours and expressed concern he would face life in prison, adding that the interviews left his brain feeling like "mush".

Global Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack has died
Author: 0 Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack has died

Igor V. Korobov, 63, had not been seen in public for months and was notably absent from a ceremony on November 2 marking the 100th anniversary of the military intelligence agency, known as the G.R.U. "It looks like there are no any major changes on the horizon", he said. British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the GRU of being behind that attack.

Global Leaning Tower of Pisa is now leaning a little less, experts say
Author: 0 Leaning Tower of Pisa is now leaning a little less, experts say

While the medieval monument hasn't yet lost its trademark tilt, it is getting straighter. Giuseppe Bentivoglio, from the Opera Primaziale organisation that preserves the tower said: "It was on the verge of collapse, but we managed to stop the tilt and secure it".

Global Comey Vows To Resist Subpoena From House Republicans For Closed-Door Session
Author: 0 Comey Vows To Resist Subpoena From House Republicans For Closed-Door Session

Mr. Comey, who had spurned recent committee requests to testify, confirmed Thursday on Twitter he received a subpoena . The former spook wants the hearing done in public at an open session. House Republicans have been keen to grill Comey over allegations that anti-Trump bias led him to shut down the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's email server misuse.

Global Chilling final words of man slain by tribe
Author: 0 Chilling final words of man slain by tribe

The incident took place in the North Sentinel Island , which is a home to Sentinelese people (also known as Sentineli). "It's a hard proposition", said Dependera Pathak, director-general of police on India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands , where North Sentinel is located.

Global Huge dust storm threatens Sydney
Author: 0 Huge dust storm threatens Sydney

Sydney's east and south-west, the lower Hunter and Muswellbrook recorded "very poor" air quality levels, while the Illawarra, North-West Slopes and Central Tablelands recorded poor air quality levels. Forecasters say it is not yet clear how severely the dust storm will affect Sydney. The conditions prompted authorities in NSW and the ACT to issue health warnings, with asthma sufferers urged to remain indoors with the doors closed.

Global Theresa May faces further battles to secure her Brexit deal
Author: 0 Theresa May faces further battles to secure her Brexit deal

Rudd, a former interior minister who returned to government after cabinet resignations over May's deal last week, urged lawmakers to back the deal, but said that parliament would not support no deal if they rejected the agreement. (PA Graphics) Mrs May came under pressure at Prime Minister's Questions from Conservative backbenchers who fear her draft agreement will leave the United Kingdom trapped in a customs union with no way of leaving without the EU's consent.

Global Trump eager to ‘turn a blind eye' to Khashoggi murder - Turkish FM
Author: 0 Trump eager to ‘turn a blind eye' to Khashoggi murder - Turkish FM

He has since faced calls from members of his own party to re-evaluate ties with the ultraconservative kingdom, but Mr Trump has said the benefits of a good relationship outweigh the possibility its own prince ordered the killing . "So he's put himself in a compromised position". "They do point out certain things, and in pointing out those things, you can conclude that maybe he did or maybe he didn't".

Global American John Chau killed by isolated Andaman tribe 'was a missionary'
Author: 0 American John Chau killed by isolated Andaman tribe 'was a missionary'

John Chau , a 27-year-old USA citizen, took a boat ride with a couple of local fishermen to the North Sentinel Island shores. In 2006, two local fishermen were killed by the tribes. Authorities launched an investigation after police were contacted by the United States consulate in the southern city of Chennai, which has been in touch with Chau's mother.

Global Thanksgiving night shooting at Alabama mall leaves one dead, two injured
Author: 0 Thanksgiving night shooting at Alabama mall leaves one dead, two injured

ET and occurred on the second floor just outside of the JC Penney store at the Riverchase Galleria in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover. Rector said a 12-year-old girl also struck by gunfire was hospitalised. "We have a plan and our plan works, " said Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis. The mall was crowded with shoppers and there was pandemonium after the shots rang out.

Global Democrats take Orange County district to cap midterm rout of Republicans
Author: 0 Democrats take Orange County district to cap midterm rout of Republicans

Democrats have now a net gain of 37 seats. On Nov. 13, Andy Kim, a Korean-American Democrat, unseated Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur and became New Jersey's first Asian-American congressman. In Georgia, Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux said last week that she meant to file a recount request in her race against Republican Representative Rob Woodall.

Global BRAIN FREEZE: Northeast Braces for 'COLDEST THANKSGIVING' in Recorded History
Author: 0 BRAIN FREEZE: Northeast Braces for 'COLDEST THANKSGIVING' in Recorded History

The wind chill will drop as low as 2 degrees below zero. In the Northeast, snow could lengthen the time that travelers spend on the road and at the airports. Now the temperature in NY - which has already seen some significant snowfall in the past week - is hovering just above that record low. Forecasts suggest this Thanksgiving will be Baltimore's coldest since at least 1996, with temperatures expected to struggle to rise above freezing throughout the day.

Author: 0 Woman Killed Lover, Cooked Him And Served Him As Lunch

Police say the woman will face trial after an investigation is completed. According to a local daily The National , she killed the victim after he told her he was planning to marry someone else from Morocco . The deceased's brother reported the his brother missing to the police after which a DNA test was run on the tooth. She reportedly said she had enlisted the help of a friend to help clear up her apartment after the killing.

Global Trump grants pardons to turkeys 'Peas' and 'Carrots'
Author: 0 Trump grants pardons to turkeys 'Peas' and 'Carrots'

The pardoning will be live streamed on the White House's YouTube channel and likely on C-SPAN as well for those looking to watch the turkey's pardoned in the annual ceremony. Since the 1870s, individual poultry dealers and organizations such as the American Legion and the Girl Scouts of the United States of America have presented presidents with gifts of live turkeys , the WHHA says.

Global Trump slams Pakistan, planning to visit Afghanistan
Author: 0 Trump slams Pakistan, planning to visit Afghanistan

I pointed him out in my book just BEFORE the attack on the World Trade Center. So colleagues and commanders alike found it audacious for President Donald Trump to label McRaven a " Hillary Clinton fan" - and impugn his lifelong nonpartisan political position.

Global Trump Submits Written Answers To Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Trump Submits Written Answers To Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Mueller quizzed the president's knowledge of his son Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower, Giuliani said. "I feel like I'm back in seventh grade here, where we have juvenile name-calling", said Congressman Mike Quigley, a Democrat from IL and member of the House intelligence committee, on CNN's New Day.

Global Spain warns it could reject Brexit agreement regarding Gibraltar
Author: 0 Spain warns it could reject Brexit agreement regarding Gibraltar

Spain had agreed on a protocol with the United Kingdom that would handle some Gibraltar issues separately from the wider Brexit deal, it announced in October . Spain do not have the legal ability to veto the Brexit deal as settlement comes down to a 'qualified majority'. "Until we have the future declaration and we know what it says, whether we agree with it or not, we are not going to approve the withdrawal agreement", Borrell said.

Global Temple Devaswom Board files plea in SC seeking time
Author: 0 Temple Devaswom Board files plea in SC seeking time

Whereas state's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan made it clear that the Left government was with the believers. The union government had provided Rs 100 crore for putting up various facilities at Sabarimala , he said . Interestingly, the application also refers to the violence and protests that have taken place in Kerala after the State government tried to implement the SC verdict.

Global US judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions
Author: 0 US judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

But the 28-year-old businessman, who has scars on his face from an acid attack while he was protesting against the Nicaragua government, says he doesn't want to do anything illegal. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation announcing the rule that anyone caught crossing into the USA illegally at the southern border could be rendered ineligible for asylum on November 9, just days after the midterm elections.

Global Trump says he is considering cabinet changes in a FOX interview
Author: 0 Trump says he is considering cabinet changes in a FOX interview

At one point in the interview, Wallace asked Trump about the criticism from retired Navy Admiral William McRaven - a former SEAL who led the operations that hunted down Saddam Hussein and killed Osama bin Laden - who has called Trump's attacks on the press "perhaps the greatest threat to democracy in my lifetime".

Global S Korean elected head of Interpol
Author: 0 S Korean elected head of Interpol

Critics raised concerns over Russia's previous applications for Interpol "red notices", or worldwide arrest warrants, to target those who have fallen foul of the Kremlin. Prokopchuk, a Russian interior ministry official and current Interpol vice-president, appears to be the favourite for the position. "Our team has suffered from abuse of Interpol for political persecution by Russia", Navalny wrote on Twitter.

Global Congress to probe Ivanka Trump’s private email use in WH
Author: 0 Congress to probe Ivanka Trump’s private email use in WH

Ivanka claimed she was unaware of the White House's email policy, and was found to have not received reminders from the White House forbidding private emails, sources said to The Post . "The blending and mixing of emails, her private account and public account, and it raises the issue of whether there's anything improper". Although former FBI Director James Comey would refuse to pursue charges against her, it was later revealed that emails Hillary had sent contained information that was ...

Global Top US military officer says Taliban 'are not losing'
Author: 0 Top US military officer says Taliban 'are not losing'

The Taliban have strengthened their grip over the past three years, with the government in Kabul controlling just 56 percent of Afghanistan, down from 72 percent in 2015, a USA government report showed this month. Khairkhwah and Fazl were among five senior Taliban members released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay in 2014 in exchange for U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban after walking off his base in Afghanistan in 2009.

Global Israel steps up boycott fight after Airbnb settlement ban
Author: 0 Israel steps up boycott fight after Airbnb settlement ban

In a statement on Monday, Airbnb said it was pulling approximately 200 settlement listings, saying: "We must consider the impact we have and act responsibly". We believe Airbnb made the correct decision. One settlement resident, Eliana Passentin, 45, said she had listed her home in Eli, overlooking ancient Shiloh, on Airbnb in the past and had been thinking of doing so again for the Hanukkah holiday in December.

Global Ocasio-Cortez Fails to Name Three Branches of Government
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez Fails to Name Three Branches of Government

Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter and said , "If I walked into Congress wearing a sack, they would laugh & take a picture of my backside". Dark hates light - that's why you tune it out. "ATTN! I posted a tweet earlier suggesting the incoming congresswoman looked well put together - ELEGANT even - despite suggestions she's struggled".

Global Brexit deal explainer: What the future holds
Author: 0 Brexit deal explainer: What the future holds

Barnier stressed it was Prime Minister Theresa May's British government that requested the extension option and warned: "It can't be indefinite". He told Sky News Sunday that his party will vote against the deal and demanded that May return to Brussels and renegotiate the divorce agreement.

Global Netanyahu Keeps Coalition as Hawkish Rival Gets Back in Line
Author: 0 Netanyahu Keeps Coalition as Hawkish Rival Gets Back in Line

The future of Netanyahu's coalition government has been in crisis since Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned last Wednesday over a ceasefire deal that followed the worst escalation in violence between Israeli and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since the 2014 war.

Global Chaffetz on House Leader Contest: 'No Greater GOP Foil Than Nancy Pelosi'
Author: 0 Chaffetz on House Leader Contest: 'No Greater GOP Foil Than Nancy Pelosi'

While Pelosi is prepared to fight opposition and campaign against those who wish to run against her , a source close to Congress told Fox News she is "not spiteful". As of this writing, Democrats are expected to enjoy a 233-202 advantage over Republicans when the 116th session of the USA congress gavels to order on January 3.

Global Trump calls Khashoggi recording 'a suffering tape', doesn't want to hear it
Author: 0 Trump calls Khashoggi recording 'a suffering tape', doesn't want to hear it

He has tried to avoid pinning blame on MBS . While touring fire damage Malibu, California, Trump confirmed that he had spoken with Haspel. "They haven't assessed anything yet. The woman said she got married to Khashoggi in a religious ceremony in Washington earlier in 2018. After initially denying any knowledge of Khashoggi's whereabouts, Riyadh admitted later in October that the journalist had been killed in a fight inside the consulate.

Global Xi to Visit Both Koreas Next Year
Author: 0 Xi to Visit Both Koreas Next Year

But despite his privileged position, Oh said he and "probably 80 percent" of his generation have no loyalty to 35-year-old leader Kim Jong Un . Trump said the move was a sign of North Korea's goodwill. Buried deep in the Times story is the real reason the newspaper and CNN have both gone to such extreme journalistic lengths to present the CSIS study as new evidence of North Korean "deception".

Global Rain Is Forecasted for Fire-Ravaged California This Week
Author: 0 Rain Is Forecasted for Fire-Ravaged California This Week

Officials said it had consumed about 60,000ha and was 65 per cent contained late on Sunday, up from 60 per cent earlier in the day, as prospects of a heavy rainstorm from late on Tuesday (Nov 20) onwards raised hopes that that percentage will rise as the week progresses.

Author: 0 Trump said raking prevents forest fires in Finland; Finns baffled and bemused

Finnish people, including their president, were baffled after U.S. President Donald Trump said wildfires weren't a problem in Finland because crews there "spend a lot of time on raking ". Strong winds were still complicating efforts to contain the deadliest forest fires in California's history as the death toll rose to 76 with nearly 1,300 unaccounted for.

Global Defiant White House vows to once again suspend CNN’s Jim Acosta
Author: 0 Defiant White House vows to once again suspend CNN’s Jim Acosta

District court for an emergency hearing . In a statement , CNN said: "The White House is continuing to violate the First and 5th Amendments of the Constitution". The case was assigned to Judge Kelly when CNN filed suit last Tuesday. "Friday's court ruling means that a temporary restraining order is in effect for 14 days".

Global The Definition of a Kilogram Has Changed! Here is What it Means
Author: 0 The Definition of a Kilogram Has Changed! Here is What it Means

Image: EPA Why Has The Grand K Been A Problem? A mass etalon, a copy of the original "Grand K" rests under its double glass dome during the International General Conference of Weights and Measures. The overhaul will see new definitions applied to four of the seven base units of the SI, as well as all units derived from them. "This is not acceptable from a scientific point of view".

Global Trump Calls Report That He's Questioning Pence Loyalty ‘Phony’
Author: 0 Trump Calls Report That He's Questioning Pence Loyalty ‘Phony’

Some people in the White House described Pence as a loyal supporter of the president, and Pence himself has made clear in public statements that he is committed to Trump and his agenda. The New York Times reported Trump may be questioning Pence's loyalty before the general election, but Trump shot the accusation down. Xi called on the U.S.

Global Number Missing in Fire Jumps Dramatically
Author: 0 Number Missing in Fire Jumps Dramatically

Sheriff Honea said the list may contain people who do not know they are considered lost. Some on the list have been confirmed as dead by family and friends on social media. "We welcome the President's visit to California and are grateful for the quick response to our aid requests, the Democratic leaders said in a statement on Twitter".

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