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Global 'Smoking saw' points to Saudi crown prince's role in Jamal Khashoggi's murder
Author: 0 'Smoking saw' points to Saudi crown prince's role in Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Corker was among the senators who participated in a briefing earlier Tuesday with CIA Director Gina Haspel about the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Senators had wanted a briefing from Haspel about the CIA's assessment that bin-Salman was behind the killing but the Trump administration had sent instead secretaries of state and defence Mike Pompeo and James Mattis to bring them.

Global Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail

Dot in is a domain extension, no different than dot com, dot gov, or dot edu. In Giuliani's tweet about the issue, he made a number of typos, since he apparently has an aversion to placing spaces after punctuation. With no facts or justification, he blamed Twitter , saying employees there are "cardcarrying anti-Trumpers". Mr Giuliani left out a space between a full stop and the following word within a tweet , which caused the text to become a link.

Global One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan
Author: 0 One Marine rescued, 6 missing after planes collide off Japan

Marine Corps aircraft, which may have crashed in mid-air, U.S. officials said. Search and rescue operations were underway at the scene. The planes involved are a KC-130 and an F/A-18 based at Iwakuni near Hiroshima and were carrying seven personnel, Marines officials said.

Global Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight
Author: 0 Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight

Former FBI agent Frank Figliuzzi told MSNBC on Monday that former FBI director James Comey's pending testimony to the lame duck Congress is nothing but a "last ditch" political stunt meant to rile up the Republican base. Based on the agreement, Comey was withdrawing his legal motion, and the committee would withdraw its subpoena, Kelley said. "The counsel for the House and the counsel for Mr.

Global Kerch Strait incident in a nutshell: Putin tells Trump what happened
Author: 0 Kerch Strait incident in a nutshell: Putin tells Trump what happened

Military analysts say new Ivan Gren class warships are a keystone of the Russian navy's long-term overhaul, which will expand the Kremlin's ability to invade by sea landing. the movement is partially restored", Reuters news agency quoted the minister. There has been growing hostility between Ukraine and Russian Federation since Moscow's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014.

Global Mattis blasts Russia's 'brazen contempt' toward Ukraine
Author: 0 Mattis blasts Russia's 'brazen contempt' toward Ukraine

Mattis said the relationship between the United States and Russian Federation has "no doubt" worsened amid Russia's continued efforts to intervene in the USA electoral process. Ambassador Nikki Haley in response to the actions. Russian Federation continues to violate worldwide agreements to which the United States cannot trust the leadership of this country.

Global Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels
Author: 0 Israel launches operation to cut off Hezbollah infiltration tunnels

It later published a photograph of a tunnel that it said it had uncovered. The tunnel's exit point was found in a patch of farmland southwest of the pastoral Israeli border town of Metula, the military said. Hours after launching "Operation Northern Shield" on Tuesday morning, the IDF said it was readying to destroy a Hezbollah tunnel burrowed some 40 meters into Israeli territory.

Global Brexit: UK ministers found in contempt of parliament
Author: 0 Brexit: UK ministers found in contempt of parliament

Commons leader Andrea Leadsom confirmed the u-turn over the legal advice after MPs decided her ministers were in " contempt " of Parliament. The vote also orders the immediate publication of the "final and full" legal advice on the Brexit deal.

Global Pompeo Says ‘Bad Actors’ Gained From Lack of U.S. Leadership
Author: 0 Pompeo Says ‘Bad Actors’ Gained From Lack of U.S. Leadership

Iran has long refused to compromise on its missile development programs, recently revealing that the country's missile forces can deliver a payload at a distance of some 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles). "There is no Security Council resolution prohibiting the missile program and missile tests by Iran", state news agency IRNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying.

Global 65 injured, 140 arrested in Paris protests
Author: 0 65 injured, 140 arrested in Paris protests

Some demonstrators removed the barriers protecting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I under the Arc de Triomphe monument, to pose near its eternal flame and sing the national anthem. Some 136,000 demonstrators, majority peaceful, were counted across the country on Saturday, the interior ministry said on Sunday. "What we need is something tangible, not just smoke and mirrors", said Yoann Allard, a 30-year-old farmhand.

Global George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law
Author: 0 George Conway Suggests New Donald Trump Tweet May Break The Law

Cohen, who once said he would take a bullet for Mr. Trump, claimed he misled Congress to be consistent with and loyal to Mr. Trump. In August, he pled guilty to eight criminal counts related to the hush money payments he made adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels.

Global What we know about services for George H.W. Bush
Author: 0 What we know about services for George H.W. Bush

Bush was a seasoned diplomat, a person who knew that politics demands - not just needs - but demands give-and-take. working with people who do not believe the way you do", he says. president, who guided America through the end of the cold war and launched the worldwide campaign to drive Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein's forces from Kuwait.

Global George H.W. Bush’s funeral and memorial services plan
Author: 0 George H.W. Bush’s funeral and memorial services plan

The former president leaves behind a long legacy in global politics. Along with the tweet , the 41st President included a photo of himself, Sully and Bush's successor in office, Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States. Bush's son President George W. Bush named Roberts chief justice in 2005. But the decorated war veteran is also fondly remembered for his love of fun, colorful socks.

Global In photo, Bush’s service dog honours the late president
Author: 0 In photo, Bush’s service dog honours the late president

Mr Bush's remains will travel back to Texas on Wednesday, where he will lie in repose at St Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston with a funeral service the next day preceding his interment at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station.

Global Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20
Author: 0 Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20

Middle East Eye previously reported that Khashoggi was dragged from the consul-general's office in the consulate onto the table of his study next door where it took seven minutes for him to be killed . Saudi Arabia has charged 11 people with the murder, but there is no suggestion it is ready to send them to Turkey. "They exchanged pleasantries at the leaders' session as he did with almost every leader in attendance", a senior White House official said.

Global Trump reaffirms second North Korea summit plan
Author: 0 Trump reaffirms second North Korea summit plan

In mid-January, North Korea reported its first arms test in almost a year, a gesture that increased the pressure to revive the stagnant dialogue with Washington . The Koreas will run trains on two railways for 18 days starting Friday, South Korea's Unification Ministry said in a Wednesday statement. They have also begun work to reconnect a train line and fix another rail link across the border.

Global Family, Friends, Colleagues Remember George HW Bush
Author: 0 Family, Friends, Colleagues Remember George HW Bush

But breaking that pledge as president led to his loss to Bill Clinton in 1992. He ran against Jeb Bush , one son of George H.W. Bush , in the GOP presidential primaries in 2016, and he was sharply critical of the presidency of another son, George W.

Global Macron Heard Telling Saudi Prince: 'You Never Listen to Me'
Author: 0 Macron Heard Telling Saudi Prince: 'You Never Listen to Me'

The incident has caused countries to re-examine their relationship with Saudi Arabia , and USA lawmakers are reconsidering whether Washington should support the Saudi war against Yemen. Both leaders are in Buenos Aires to attend the G20 summit on Friday and Saturday. The crown prince was filmed in an apparently tense conversation with Mr Macron , telling the French president not to worry.

Global Senate votes to end Saudi support over Jamal Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Senate votes to end Saudi support over Jamal Khashoggi murder

And Canada, the US and Mexico are expected to sign a revamped version of NAFTA after many months of intense negotiations. The meeting took place at the crown prince's residence in the Argentinean capital. "Prince Salman was mindful of the contributions that Indians have made in the building of Saudi Arabia over the years and he specifically expressed appreciation for this", Gokhale said.

Global 'One of the most brutal cases I have seen' - Brother charged in
Author: 0 'One of the most brutal cases I have seen' - Brother charged in

Paul Caneiro , 51, was charged with four counts of murder, one count of aggravated arson , one count of illegal possession of a firearm and one count of illegal possession of a knife, Gramiccioni said. Honecker did not immediately respond to a Law&Crime request for comment. Medical examiners had not determined causes of death for them as of midweek.

Global Pakistan and India begin construction of 'corridor of peace'
Author: 0 Pakistan and India begin construction of 'corridor of peace'

The comments came a day after Khan had underlined that Kashmir was the key dispute between India and Pakistan, and seemingly had drawn a contrast between Modi and Punjab Congress minister Navjot Singh Sidhu , stating that the latter was a politician willing to take risks.

Global Meghan Markle missing Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle missing Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' wedding

He gave her a Tiffany engagement ring, notes the report. Deepika it is! For Piggy Chops, we wait till the next time she waves at the media. Their love story began at the Vanity Fair Oscars party a year ago and apparently Jonas got down "on one knee" and said to the acclaimed actress, "You're real".

Global Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says
Author: 0 Former US President George Bush dies at age 94, family spokesman says

Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for". Former First Lady Barbara Bush died in April, at which time the former president had to bury the love of his life. George Bush Sr was visited by former president Barack Obama two days ago, according to the family's spokesman. In 2012, the former president announced that he had vascular Parkinsonism.

Global Tsunami warning in effect in Alaska after quake
Author: 0 Tsunami warning in effect in Alaska after quake

Former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin asked her Twitter followers to pray for the state, saying her home was damaged in the quake. There were reports of damage done to a high school in Anchorage ( as seen below ). "Past events with this alert level have required a regional or national level response", the center said on its website. A second quake measuring 5.8 hit moments later.

Global Lion Air plane not fit to fly, says safety agency
Author: 0 Lion Air plane not fit to fly, says safety agency

An Indonesian policeman holds wreckage recovered from Lion Air flight JT610 which crashed into the sea, at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta , Indonesia, October 29, 2018. Boeing says the procedure for dealing with a so-called runaway stabiliser, under which anti-stall systems push the nose down even when the plane is not entering a stall or losing lift, had not changed between an earlier version of the 737 and the newly delivered 737 MAX.

Global CNN splits with contributor over Israel-Palestine remarks
Author: 0 CNN splits with contributor over Israel-Palestine remarks

The resolution , which comes after seven months of violence along the Gaza border almost descended into full-blown conflict, censures Hamas' rocket attacks on civilian populations; its launch of incendiary devices into southern Israel that has devastated the surrounding ecosystem; and the diverting of resources and global aid towards military rather than humanitarian aims.

Global Ukraine bans Russian men from entry in martial law Crackdown
Author: 0 Ukraine bans Russian men from entry in martial law Crackdown

Ukrainian officials on Friday upped the ante in the growing confrontation with Russia, announcing a travel ban for most Russian males and searching the home of an influential cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church. The naval boats had been sailing from Odessa to Mariupol, a Ukrainian port on the Azov sea, when they were confronted by the FSB vessels. Russia's government-appointed ombudsman for Crimea told Russian news agencies that all the seamen have been transported from a detention centre ...

Global Backlash Over Khashoggi’s Murder Could Have Unintended Consequences for Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Backlash Over Khashoggi’s Murder Could Have Unintended Consequences for Saudi Arabia

Even U.S. President Donald Trump didn't acknowledge the pair. The Prime Minister's stony-faced meeting with Mohammed bin Salman was in stark contrast to the friendly "high five" he shared with Vladimir Putin . Trump has had no discussion yet with the crown prince but would not rule one out. In the video, the French President can clearly be heard saying "I am worried" after the Crown Prince tells him not to be concerned.

Global Honduran Murderer in Migrant Caravan Caught Illegally Crossing into U.S.
Author: 0 Honduran Murderer in Migrant Caravan Caught Illegally Crossing into U.S.

Border officials said 29-year-old Jose Villalobos-Jobel, of Honduras, told agents he had traveled to the USA border within the migrant caravan group as well. Agents working the El Centro Sector crossed paths with the man eastward of the Calexico Port of Entry in California on Saturday around 6 p.m. "The man also told agents he traveled to the United States border with a large group of people from Central America intending on filing for asylum in the United States", the news release said.

Global Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about a Russia Trump Tower deal
Author: 0 Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about a Russia Trump Tower deal

Cohen made a surprise appearance Thursday in a NY courtroom at around 9 a.m. ET and began entering the plea. Some of those contacts were first reported by The Washington Post . "Mr Cohen will continue to cooperate". But both Mueller's and Manafort's legal teams requested in their Monday court filing that a judge move forward without delay in scheduling a sentencing hearing, making it unclear whether the February sentencing date could be moved up.

Global White House denied reporter from asking Ivanka questions at event
Author: 0 White House denied reporter from asking Ivanka questions at event

That's what Vank insisted in an interview with GMA in an effort to dismiss the critics re-purposing Donald Trump's "lock her up!" mantra after she was caught sending hundreds of private emails to White House officials. She also confirmed that none of the emails that have generated snickers and finger-wagging from congressional Democrats this month contained classified information.

Global Sen: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Democratic challenger Mike Espy in runoff
Author: 0 Sen: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeats Democratic challenger Mike Espy in runoff

Senate election runoff, with incumbent Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith (who was appointed to the position earlier this year) heavily favored over former congressman and U.S. Thad Cochran's term, who retired earlier this year due to health concerns. Hyde-Smith drew controversy toward the end of the campaign when she was caught joking about attending a public hanging .

Global How A Gender-Reveal Stunt Sparked A Massive Wildfire
Author: 0 How A Gender-Reveal Stunt Sparked A Massive Wildfire

Land management agencies have seen wildfires spark from lightning, abandoned campfires and even a horse clipping its shoe on a rock - but fires starting from gender reveal parties are rare. He added: "I feel absolutely terrible about it". Dickey said he tried to put the fire out before reporting it. The Sawmill Fire burned almost 47,000 acres owned by the state of Arizona and various federal agencies, and caused more than $8 million in damage.

Global Pompeo to defend role in Yemen before senators
Author: 0 Pompeo to defend role in Yemen before senators

A similar effort in March failed to garner enough votes to proceed, but sponsors believe the Khashoggi slaying inspired several more senators to stop prioritising the strategic alliance with Saudi Arabia over its human rights record. Even if it is ultimately passed, it can not compel an end to the USA intelligence, logistical and diplomatic support for the Saudi campaign. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., that would require the Director of National Intelligence within one month to issue an unclassified ...

Global Syria war: Aleppo 'gas attack' sparks Russian Federation strikes
Author: 0 Syria war: Aleppo 'gas attack' sparks Russian Federation strikes

Russian Federation says it has carried out air strikes against Syrian rebels it accuses of wounding more than a hundred people in the city of Aleppo with a chemical attack. The ministry also said it planned to talk to Turkey about the incident since Ankara is a guarantor of how the armed opposition upheld a cease-fire in the area.

Global Meeting of Saudi suspects in Turkey's Yalova 'linked' to Khashoggi body
Author: 0 Meeting of Saudi suspects in Turkey's Yalova 'linked' to Khashoggi body

The investigation has focused attention on the policies of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, who has imprisoned rivals, clerics and independent political activists at home. Police previously searched areas in Yalova as well as around Istanbul, including the Saudi Consulate, the nearby residence of the Saudi consul general and a forest on the outskirts of the city.

Global Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained
Author: 0 Catastrophic Northern California fire is finally contained

The office of the Butte County Sheriff said that 249 people remained unaccounted for - a steep drop from 474 missing reported earlier in the day. More than 5,000 firefighters from all western states as far as South Dakota and Texas had been struggling with the fire on the scene for about two weeks before rains that moved into Northern California last Wednesday doused the flames and helped them gain more control of the blaze.

Global Dershowitz says Robert Mueller report won't result in Donald Trump criminal charges
Author: 0 Dershowitz says Robert Mueller report won't result in Donald Trump criminal charges

Dershowitz added that the report will have a strong political impact on President Trump, but he believes it is unlikely to result in any criminal charges "because collusion is not criminal". But Dershowitz said he did not believe that Trump would be charged with conspiring to "cooperate with an attempt to defraud the United States government".

Global Holy cow! Giant steer 'Knickers' stands head and shoulders over herd
Author: 0 Holy cow! Giant steer 'Knickers' stands head and shoulders over herd

Anyway you put it, people the world over have been udderly captivated by big Knickers , the steer who has put the tiny WA town of Myalup on the world stage. "He was too big to go into the export plant's chain", Geoff Pearson , the steer's owner, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC).

Global Over 70 whales put down in New Zealand (mystery beaching)
Author: 0 Over 70 whales put down in New Zealand (mystery beaching)

About 75 were already dead and conservation workers chose to euthanize the others due to their poor condition and remote location. Across a period of several days a year ago, more than 650 pilot whales beached themselves on a thin strip of land projecting off New Zealand's South Island.

Global Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion
Author: 0 Afghanistan: US service members killed in bomb explosion

The Taliban, which control large parts of Ghazni province, claimed responsibility for the attack, which also wounded an American civilian contractor. Attack helicopters flew in to support the evacuation of the wounded. Resolute Support believes the soldiers was accidentally killed by an Afghan soldier in close quarters combat "during an assault on one of multiple barricaded al Qaeda shooters".

Global Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'
Author: 0 Trump on climate change report: 'I don't believe it'

The report - produced by 300 scientists, many from 13 federal departments and agencies, and overseen by the U.S. Global Change Research Program - warns that humans must take action now "to avoid substantial damages to the U.S. But more importantly, let me add to that. It's now CLIMATE CHANGE'. The report, called the National Climate Assessment , was quietly released the day after Thanksgiving.

Global Russia: Ukraine's Martial Law Could Lead to Hostilities
Author: 0 Russia: Ukraine's Martial Law Could Lead to Hostilities

A newly built Russian bridge opened by Putin himself now spans the strait, which Moscow hopes will solidify its claim to adjoining Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it forcibly annexed in 2014. The Russian state-owned media outlet RIA Novosti quoted a State Duma deputy from occupied-Crimea, Dmitry Belik, who accused Ukraine of dragging its military into "adventures" while ignoring global law.

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