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Robert Mueller possible target of false sexual abuse scheme

Robert Mueller possible target of false sexual abuse scheme Multiple U.S. news outlets are reporting that the alleged plot came to light when journalists were emailed on October 17 by a woman who says she was asked to make false claims against Mueller . As the woman reportedly did not want to talk to journalists, her story has not been corroborated. He said the alleged conspiracy was "a joke, mueller [sic] wants to deflect attention from his sex assault... [Full Article...]

At least four dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

At least four dead in shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue Eight people were killed after a man opened fire on a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday, CBS News reported on Saturday. It was the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, according to the leader of the Anti-Defamation League. [Full Article...]

Irish voters choosing a president in a nationwide vote

Irish voters choosing a president in a nationwide vote Casey said he was advocating for "middle Ireland", people who are struggling to pay bills and get on the housing ladder. "Thank you to all the people who have rooted for me". On Friday polls opened at 7am (0600 GMT) and will close at 10pm (2100 GMT), with votes due to be counted on Saturday. Businessman Seán Gallagher secured 94,514 votes (6.4%), Sinn Féin's Liadh Ní Ríada was third on 93,987 vo... [Full Article...]

Macron called the main condition for the return of refugees to Syria

Macron called the main condition for the return of refugees to Syria Militants in northwest Syria have yet to withdraw their forces from the designated demilitarized zones in the Aleppo , Idlib , Hama, and Latakia provinces, a source from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) said, according to Al-Masdar News. "We agreed to increase cooperation among the four countries and at the global level" regarding the Syria peace negotiation, Erdogan noted. It said U.S-led coalit... [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers hit with 29 federal charges

Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers hit with 29 federal charges The response to Trump's plans was mixed. Three congregations were conducting Sabbath services in the synagogue when the attack began just before 10 a.m.in the tree-lined residential neighbourhood of Squirrel Hill, about 10 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh and the hub of the city's Jewish community . [Full Article...]

15th package by 'bomber' is intercepted

15th package by 'bomber' is intercepted Cesar Sayoc Jr., the man accused of mailing potential explosives to prominent public figures and critics of President Donald Trump, had a list of more than 100 potential targets, a senior law enforcement official told NBC News . The packages were intercepted from DE to California. CNN reported the package looks similar to the two previously sent to the network. While the previous two bombs wer... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president'

Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president' During a Q&A at an event over the weekend, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wouldn't rule out running for president again in 2020. The clip even begins with her flatly saying "no" when asked if she'll run again. Now, I'm still optimistic that Donald will be a one-term president, but if the DNC tries to repeat the 2016 race, they will do exactly that and we'll be stuck wit... [Full Article...]

India, Japan sign $75 billion currency swap agreement

India, Japan sign $75 billion currency swap agreement It is a return visit, of sorts. Mr Abe's visit - the first by any Japanese prime minister since 2011 - was aimed at repairing ties that have been riven by disputes over territory, military expansion in the Pacific and World War II history. He has been urging countries in the Indo-Pacific region to unite against protectionism and cross-border tensions. These issues are reflected in growing defense ... [Full Article...]

93% children at health risk due to toxic air

93% children at health risk due to toxic air A report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday said almost 6,00,000 children were killed globally by acute lower respiratory infections triggered by air pollution in 2016. " Air Pollution is stunting our children's brains, affecting their health in more ways than we suspected. That is why it is so important that Europe redoubles its efforts to reduce emissions caused by ... [Full Article...]

Another suspicious package addressed to CNN Atlanta office intercepted

Another suspicious package addressed to CNN Atlanta office intercepted In his tweet, Zucker wrote, "This morning, another suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted at an Atlanta post office". A package containing a bomb sent to CNN's NY offices at the Time Warner Center forced the evacuation on Wednesday of the building. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader Merkel said she took took responsibility for CDU's poor results in state elections since previous year. "We suffered painful losses", said Hesse's incumbent state premier Volker Bouffier. In 2002, she pushed him out of his position as CDU parliamentary leader to cement her grip on the party, on her way to becoming chancellor in 2005. [Full Article...]

These are the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

These are the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre It will not ruin us. He "just was the kind of doctor that treated the whole person". First responders are seen at the Tree of Life Synagogue where a shooter opened fire, In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Oct. The targets, mostly Democrats, included former US President Barack Obama . "I'm a citizen, he's my president, he is certainly welcome". "Once again, I'll remind you that the very first th... [Full Article...]

Pope prays for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Pope prays for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting At that time, I had heard the word "kike", but I thought that this frightful epithet that Mr. Bowers would later use to describe my people was a relic from the past. "[It] really demonstrated the best of humanity". Year after year, decade after decade, anti-Semitism proves to be among the most entrenched and pervasive forms of hatred and bigotry in the United States. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stepping down as party leader

In the state of Hesse's election Sunday, the CDU saw a 11-point drop in support from the last election in 2013, as did its coalition partner, the center-left Social Democratic Party. She said the Government had lost credibility. The turmoil within the CDU is echoed on the other side of the political aisle, in the SPD, which also suffered dramatic losses in both state elections. [Full Article...]

Trump Blames Media for 'Great Anger' Following Bomb Scare

Trump Blames Media for 'Great Anger' Following Bomb Scare Trump has deplored Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in which 11 worshippers were killed and six others injured. In a deadly "anti-Semitic attack", at least 11 people were killed and several were injured after a gunman opened fire at Pittsburgh synagogue during a religious service on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Police ID student killed, student arrested in fatal Butler HS shooting

Police ID student killed, student arrested in fatal Butler HS shooting The diverse student body of about 2,000 at the school in North Carolina's most populous county is about one-third white, one-third African-American and one-quarter Hispanic. "I have friends that they're home safe", Gloston said. The statement added that classes would continue for students who remain on campus. A database created by the Washington Post reports 17 school shootings from Janua... [Full Article...]

Person detained in the mail-bomb case

Person detained in the mail-bomb case That package contained a device similar to one recovered from the offices of CNN on Wednesday. David Chipman, a retired federal ATF agent and now senior policy adviser for the Giffords Center, said the details revealed telltale signs that could help guide investigators. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence

Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence Scott Miller, who escaped unhurt. During two days of voting last weekend, insurgents launched some 250 attacks across the country, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 100, the interior ministry said. Miller escaped unhurt, but US Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley was among 13 people wounded in the shooting claimed by the Taliban . Ballot boxes could not be set up in two Kandahar di... [Full Article...]

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts spreading false info

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts spreading false info Facebook also received criticism earlier this month when it wiped out more than 800 political and alt-media accounts with millions of followers in the course of a purge. "One main aim of the Iranian group of accounts was to inflame America's partisan divides", the analysis said. "Most of the posts concerned divisive issues in the US, and posted a liberal or progressive viewpoint, especially on r... [Full Article...]

Allies threaten to walk as Merkel suffers blow in regional elections

Supporters of the Green party celebrate after the state election in the German state of Hesse in Wiesbaden, western Germany, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. "The message to the parties ruling in Berlin is: People want fewer disputes and more focus on the important issues", he said. [Full Article...]


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