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Migrant caravan is a national emergency, claims Trump

Migrant caravan is a national emergency, claims Trump Mexico's National Migration Institute says the Mexican government has processed more than 1,000 refugee claims in the past three days. Caravan leaders have not defined the precise route or decided where on the US border they want to arrive, but in recent years most Central American migrants traveling on their own have opted for a more direct route that took them to Reynosa, across the border f... [Full Article...]

Powerful natural disaster hits off Vancouver Island

Powerful natural disaster hits off Vancouver Island The recent quakes "of course catch our attention", Tobin said in a phone interview. The National Tsunami Warning Center wrote that a tsunami in the area is "not expected", AP reported. "It's a horizontal slipping", John Cassidy said in an interview Monday from Victoria. The United States Geological Survey says an quake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the Canadian province of British Columbia. [Full Article...]

China opens the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

China opens the world's longest sea-crossing bridge Chinese leadership including President Xi Jinping led the opening ceremony in Zhuhai . Hong Kong residents will only be granted a licence to cross into Zhuhai by auto if they meet highly selective criteria, including holding certain mainland government positions or making major contributions to charities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. [Full Article...]

Australian government at risk of losing majority in crucial by-election

Australian government at risk of losing majority in crucial by-election Australia's newest MP has said she will throw her support behind Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government if he transfers child refugees off a remote Pacific detention centre. While the government now has pledges of confidence from some crossbenchers, they would be in a strong position to demand concessions in a hung parliament. [Full Article...]

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he will "go into detail" about the Khashoggi case in a speech in parliament on Tuesday. US President Donald Trump , who has been reluctant to punish Saudi Arabia for its suspected hand in the Washington Post columnist's death, said Saturday that "obviously there's been deception, and there's been lies" in the Kingdom's response to the inciden... [Full Article...]

‘He’s not Lyin’ Ted anymore. He’s Beautiful Ted.’

‘He’s not Lyin’ Ted anymore. He’s Beautiful Ted.’ CT. Watch his remarks in the player above. Trump then dubbed Cruz " Lyin' Ted ", insulted his wife's looks and implicated his father in the assassination of President John F. I said don't worry it's only a question of time. "I think, like a lot of political relationships, they're often transactional ". In recent weeks, Trump has attacked O'Rourke on Twitter as a "total lightweight" and a "flake... [Full Article...]

USA to withdraw from Universal Postal Union after 144-year membership

USA to withdraw from Universal Postal Union after 144-year membership Others warned that USA companies that depend on small components shipped from China could see costs rise. "It's not at the level that Mr. Trump and others want it, but we're close". China has maintained its restraint since the beginning of the ongoing trade war , but that does not mean it is inferior to the United States in capabilities. [Full Article...]

Israeli supreme court overturns entry ban on U.S. student

Israeli supreme court overturns entry ban on U.S. student In court, Alqasem insisted that she has not participated in boycott activities for a year and a half, and promised not to engage in BDS in the future. All right. An American graduate student has been released from the airport in Tel Aviv after being detained for more than two weeks. The left-wing group J Street U, the campus arm of J Street, and the Reform Movement said that deporting Alqasem co... [Full Article...]

Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russian leaders

Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russian leaders Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as telling state news agency Tass that leaving the treaty "would be a very risky step". The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) was signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. [Full Article...]

Sheriff gets over 1,000 tips as search for abducted teen continues

Sheriff gets over 1,000 tips as search for abducted teen continues The Barron County Sheriff's Department said it wanted 100 volunteers by Thursday afternoon; 300 people responded and joined law enforcement officers in a search around Barron, which is about 80 miles northeast of Minneapolis. The morning Denise and James Closs were shot dead in their Wisconsin home, someone dialed 911 from Denise Closs' cellphone. MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a ground ... [Full Article...]

Punjab train tragedy: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal returning India

Punjab train tragedy: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal returning India An eyewitness told a local TV channel there was "utter commotion" when the crowds noticed the train "coming very fast" towards them. ANI , a domestic news agency, reported that the chief medical officer of the civil hospital in Amritsar said 60 people had been killed and at least 51 injured. [Full Article...]

Mueller Could Release Probe Results After Midterms, Before Thanksgiving, According To Somebody

Mueller Could Release Probe Results After Midterms, Before Thanksgiving, According To Somebody The judge decided Manafort will be sentenced on February 8, 2019 for various financial crimes after a jury found him guilty in August. After months of refusing to assist Mueller's probe, Manafort finally took a plea deal in September and agreed to co-operate in return for reduced charges. [Full Article...]

Brexit: unpalatable truths for dinner at European Union summit

Brexit: unpalatable truths for dinner at European Union summit Earlier, Ireland's deputy prime minister Simon Coveney confirmed the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier was prepared to extend the 21-month transition period after Britain leaves the bloc to allow time to negotiate an alternative arrangement. [Full Article...]

Crimea mourns victims of mass shooting

Crimea mourns victims of mass shooting Weeping families and friends laid flowers and held vigils on Thursday as they struggled to understand why 18-year-old Vladislav Roslyakov gunned down students before killing himself in what local press dubbed " Russia's Columbine ", a reference to a 1999 United States high school massacre. [Full Article...]

Former GOP rep poses with mocks Elizabeth Warren in photo

Former GOP rep poses with mocks Elizabeth Warren in photo In a tweet, President Trump called Elizabeth Warren's DNA test claiming she has Native American ancestry "bogus". Warren sought to put a political controversy behind her by releasing a DNA analysis showing she could be anywhere between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American. [Full Article...]

Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use

Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use Medical marijuana has been legal since 2001 in Canada , and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has spent the past two years working toward legalizing recreational pot to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. [Full Article...]

Sheriff's office searching for Texas woman who left toddler on doorstep

Sheriff's office searching for Texas woman who left toddler on doorstep A woman was captured on surveillance video abandoning a 2-year-old boy at stranger's front door Wednesday night, police said. The woman dropped off the child around 8:40 p.m. The entire interaction lasts only 23 seconds. The father immediately recognized the child as his own, and authorities were called. That never happened, Spencer said during the press conference , so the father assum... [Full Article...]

Turkish police search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body

Turkish police search van that allegedly carried Khashoggi's body Pompeo says the Saudis assured him they will conduct a "complete, thorough" investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance. The Washington Post has previously cited unnamed USA and Turkish officials pointing to audio and video recordings that supposedly prove Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate and was then dismembered. [Full Article...]

Influential Afghan Police Commander Killed

Influential Afghan Police Commander Killed Butler later tweeted a message from General Miller, saying "Today I lost a great friend Lt. Gen. Raziq". The attack, which took place in the district of Bagram in Parwan province, also wounded three Afghan civilians, said Wahida Shakar, spokeswoman for the provincial governor. [Full Article...]

O'Rourke attacks 'Lyin' Ted Cruz as US Senate debate gets personal

O'Rourke attacks 'Lyin' Ted Cruz as US Senate debate gets personal Monday, Linklater sized up Cruz again and hit him where it hurts, mocking his campaign's weird attack on O'Rourke for being a "Triple Meat Whataburger liberal", whatever that means, and showing a clip from the Senate floor during which Cruz proclaims his love for White Castle. [Full Article...]


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