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Typhoon causes injuries, damage in Marianas

Typhoon causes injuries, damage in Marianas YUTU is forecast to pass over the Northern Mariana Islands on 24 October afternoon as an intense typhoon, with maximum sustained winds of 259 km/h. Meteorologists recorded maximum sustained winds of 180 miles per hour from Yutu, which started as a tropical storm on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections

Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections O'Rourke, whose Beto for Texas campaign shelled out $5.37 million on Facebook sites from May to October 20, was the biggest spender in that period on ads 'related to politics and issues of national importance , ' Facebook said . Despite O'Rourke's deep pockets, Sen. Ted Cruz , tops the list with $5.4 million in Facebook ads. The Trump Make America Great Again Committee, the joint fundrai... [Full Article...]

Police Responding to Active Shooter at Pittsburgh Synagogue

Police Responding to Active Shooter at Pittsburgh Synagogue A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in the United States city of Pittsburgh on Saturday, reportedly killing at least four people and injuring an unknown number before he was taken into custody. Trump. "Trump also said the outcome might have been different if the synagogue "had some kind of protection" from an armed guard and suggested that might be a good idea for all churches and synagogues... [Full Article...]

Blowtorch Used to Kill Spiders May Have Started House Fire

Blowtorch Used to Kill Spiders May Have Started House Fire Black widow spiders, among the world's deadliest arachnids, are commonly found in populated areas of California . The flames are suspected to have started, firefighters said, because the man was using a blowtorch on black widows. More than 25 firefighters and two trucks were sent to the scene, according to Wilding, and it took about five minutes to put out the fire. No-one was injured and the ... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu, Israeli officials make one-day visit to Sultan Qaboos in Oman

Netanyahu, Israeli officials make one-day visit to Sultan Qaboos in Oman Speaking at a security summit in Bahrain, Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdullah maintained, however, that Oman would not serve as a mediator, but would offer ideas for negotiations, while expressing support for peace efforts being led by US President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Trump calls Khashoggi murder 'worst cover-up in history'

Trump calls Khashoggi murder 'worst cover-up in history' From activists to journalists, observers were quick to respond on social media, scrutinising the images and analysing the body language of Khashoggi's son and the Saudi royals. Trudeau repeated Ottawa's condemnation of the murder of Khashoggi, a US resident and critic of the Saudi crown prince who disappeared three weeks ago after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. [Full Article...]

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well Yesterday, broadcaster NTV said Turkish investigators were due to begin the search of a well in the garden of the Saudi consul-general's residence in Istanbul. Erdogan on Tuesday delivered a sharp rebuttal of Saudi Arabia's widely criticized account that the dissident writer died accidentally in a brawl, saying Saudi officials had planned the killing for days. [Full Article...]

Pipe bombs may have originated from Florida; Biden, DeNiro latest targets

Pipe bombs may have originated from Florida; Biden, DeNiro latest targets The wave of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats and news organizations that have been critical of President Trump - who has also been reliably critical of the media in response - continues. Brennan appears on other cable and broadcast networks. Former CIA Director John Brennan also had a package addressed to him that was sent to CNN's New York City offices. [Full Article...]

After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza

After deadly protests, rockets fly and Israel strikes Gaza The group said in a statement that its decision to halt the rockets was in response to Egyptian efforts to restore calm in Gaza and prevent a further deterioration between Israel and Gaza. But Israel's mission could become much more complicated following Russia's decision to transfer sophisticated S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria . [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding outfits go on display

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding outfits go on display The 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex was visiting Suva Municipal Market on Wednesday to meet some of the female vendors who have been involved in the UN Women's project "Markets for Change". WireImage The duchess wears Princess Diana's cocktail ring on her right hand. In her speech, she paid tribute to Karrie and Bill Novak, from Aurora in IL, whom she met on Sydney Harbour on Sunday while watchi... [Full Article...]

Nationwide protests in India over police agency turmoil

Nationwide protests in India over police agency turmoil After courting arrest, Rahul Gandhi spent nearly 50 minutes at the police station. He was flanked by party leaders Bhupinder Hooda, Ahmed Patel, Ashok Ghelot and Randeep Singh Surjewala as well as opposition leaders Nadimul Haque (Trinamool Congress), D. [Full Article...]

Cesar Sayoc Was a Male Stripper But Not a Chippendale

Cesar Sayoc Was a Male Stripper But Not a Chippendale Investigators in California scrutinised a package sent to Democratic senator Kamala Harris, her office said, and one sent to Tom Steyer, a billionaire businessman who has campaigned for months for Mr Trump's impeachment. Trump, in a tweet Thursday, blamed the "Mainstream Media" for the anger in society. His quote marks around "Bomb" were striking, suggesting the president might doubt the authent... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's son shakes hands with Saudi royal blamed for father's death

Khashoggi's son shakes hands with Saudi royal blamed for father's death He said there can be no cover-up in the case and asked Riyadh to extradite 18 suspects. Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, alleged to have instructed the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi , on Wednesday denounced the "heinous crime". [Full Article...]

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister The unity government was formed in 2015 when Sirisena was elected President with Wickremesinghe's support, ending a almost decade-long rule by Rajapaksa. It must also be stated that Article 42 (2) speaks only of the appointment of the prime minister by the president and says nothing about the removal of the prime minister by the president. [Full Article...]

Mattis Expected to Send Hundreds of Troops to Border

Mattis Expected to Send Hundreds of Troops to Border Mr Mattis is responding to a request from President Donald Trump , who said he is "bringing out the military" to address what he called a national emergency. "Go back to your Country and if you want, apply for citizenship like millions of others are doing!" But those members remain under the control of the governors of the states where they're positioned, and their activities are limited to suppo... [Full Article...]

China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security

China Says Trump Should Switch to Huawei Phones to Improve Security According to that Times report , White House aides have attempted to intervene and put an end to those unsecured cell phone calls-but have been unsuccessful in their efforts because the 45th president has steadfastly refused to give up his iPhones. [Full Article...]

Andrew Gillum Wants Ron DeSantis To Show Him Some Respect

Andrew Gillum Wants Ron DeSantis To Show Him Some Respect But DeSantis is using the incident as a weapon in the campaign and is quoted as saying, "It's now abundantly clear that Andrew Gillum has repeatedly lied about taking free gifts and trips from lobbyists". Camerota appeared to blame President Donald Trump for raising voters" tolerance of this type of behavior and that "one " Hamilton' ticket" is such "small potatoes". [Full Article...]

New York Man Charged With Threatening Two Senators Over Kavanaugh Support

New York Man Charged With Threatening Two Senators Over Kavanaugh Support They were measures that show "a level of criminal intent", Geraci said. A combative Mr Kavanaugh denied Ms Ford's testimony to the committee that he sexually assaulted her at a 1980s high school gathering when they were teenagers, and he rebutted classmates' descriptions of him as a heavy drinker. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi 'body double' footage emerges from outside Saudi consulate

Khashoggi 'body double' footage emerges from outside Saudi consulate They then said he died in a fist fight after an argument inside the consulate. It is also in conflict with those by Turkish officials who claim they have video and audio proof that Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was murdered by a 15-strong team who arrived and departed on the same day. [Full Article...]

Putin: Russia will target countries hosting USA intermediate-range missiles

Putin: Russia will target countries hosting USA intermediate-range missiles Before the talks, a Kremlin spokesman said the INF treaty had its weak points, but that the USA approach of talking about leaving it without proposing a replacement was unsafe. "We are ready to work with our American partners without any hysterics", he added. But Stoltenberg did not encourage the United States, the biggest and most influential member of NATO , to stay in the treaty. [Full Article...]


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