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Over 5200 USA troops heading to Mexico border

Over 5200 USA troops heading to Mexico border Mexico routinely complains about the treatment of its own citizens living in the USA without the proper papers, but has been detaining and deporting Central Americans in large numbers since 2014. A low-flying police helicopter hovered overhead as the migrants waded in large groups across the murky river, apparently trying to use the downdraft from its rotors to discourage them. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens shooting of Central American migrants who throw stones

Trump threatens shooting of Central American migrants who throw stones Since 2014, Central American families and unaccompanied children, often seeking asylum, have made up a greater proportion of all apprehensions than in the past, making swift deportations more complicated. Trump said on Wednesday that the United States could send as many as 15,000 troops to the border to confront the migrant caravan , more than twice the number previously disclosed by defense of... [Full Article...]

Twitter Reportedly Thinking About Killing The...Like Button

Twitter Reportedly Thinking About Killing The...Like Button But is the heart-shaped "like" button on each tweet actually at risk in the quest for "incentivizing healthy conversation"? Several years ago, Twitter switched out the star-shaped Favorites button and turned it into a heart "Like" icon. [Full Article...]

Ecuador rules against Assange over embassy changes

Ecuador rules against Assange over embassy changes WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's claim that Ecuador is violating his "fundamental rights" in its London embassy has been thrown out by the country. Ecuador's government contended the requirements are aimed at peaceful cohabitation in tight quarters in the small embassy. He also said the United Kingdom in August had assured Assange he would not be extradited if he left the embassy, where he h... [Full Article...]

Israel army says did not know fatal Gaza strike targets were children

Israel army says did not know fatal Gaza strike targets were children Another Palestinian man was killed during a protest at the maritime border, between the Gaza Strip and the Israeli territories by Israeli forces confirmed Palestinian health ministry. Rights groups have branded open-fire orders as unlawful, saying they effectively permit soldiers to use potentially lethal force against unarmed protesters. [Full Article...]

Trump slams protests as 'staged' and 'fake news' after Pittsburgh visit

Trump slams protests as 'staged' and 'fake news' after Pittsburgh visit The city of Pittsburgh was grief stricken and uneasy early Tuesday as the first three funerals of those killed in the antisemitic massacre on Saturday are due to be held, while residents and city leaders are divided over whether Donald Trump's visit this afternoon is appropriate amid the inflammatory national discourse. [Full Article...]

Strong but deep earthquake rattles New Zealand’s North Island

Strong but deep earthquake rattles New Zealand’s North Island A magnitude 6.2 quake has struck New Zealand's North Island, forcing parliament to be suspended. The epicenter of the quake was just to the east of Waitara, a coastal town halfway between the North Island cities of Auckland and Wellington . [Full Article...]

U.S. urges North Korea denuclearization before ‘shared goal’ of ending war

U.S. urges North Korea denuclearization before ‘shared goal’ of ending war The victims said they returned home after the Korean Peninsula was freed from Japanese colonial rule, which lasted from 1910 to 1945. The court's final decision is likely to have a significant impact on Japanese-South Korean ties, politically and economically, as Japanese firms involved in similar lawsuits could face similar outcomes. [Full Article...]

James "Whitey" Bulger found dead in prison

James Mr. Bulger was subsequently pronounced dead by the Preston County Medical Examiner". It's unclear why he was moved. John "Red" Shea, an Irish-American mobster who served 12 years in prison for cocaine trafficking, refused to accept a plea deal to testify against fellow Bulger associates. [Full Article...]

How Trump plan to end birthright citizenship clashes with 14th Amendment

How Trump plan to end birthright citizenship clashes with 14th Amendment Can Trump get rid of birthright citizenship through an executive order? "But now they're saying I can do it just with an executive order", he said in the interview. The Pentagon announced Monday the deployment of 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border in a bid to prevent the migrant caravan from illegally crossing the frontier. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate, dismembered

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate, dismembered The results from the Saudi authorities' initial investigation showed that Khashoggi was killed after a discussion turned into a fight during his visit to the consulate. On Wednesday Switzerland said it would halt deliveries of spare weapons parts to Saudi Arabia over the murder. It came in the backdrop of mounting pressure on Saudi to account for the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi . [Full Article...]

Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; deaths reported

Venice hit by high tide as Italy buffeted by winds; deaths reported Flooding also impacted the city of Rapello, in the north west, when breakwater walls surrounding the Carlo Riva marina burst, causing water to surge through. The vast expanse of St. Mark's Square was transformed into a lake, and raised walkways were laid out in front of the Doge's Palace and in other parts of the city. [Full Article...]

3 children killed, 1 critically injured after being hit at bus stop

3 children killed, 1 critically injured after being hit at bus stop An 11-year-old boy, Maverik Lowe, suffered multiple broken bones, said Slocum. A team from the National Transportation Safety Board is heading to the scene in Fulton County where three siblings were struck and killed by a pick-up on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Budget 2018: United Kingdom private finance changes must not derail current projects

Budget 2018: United Kingdom private finance changes must not derail current projects Even those pro-Brexit proponents who are more sanguine than Hammond about the prospect of no deal think the British economy will encounter at least short-term turbulence. Setting out his income tax cuts, Mr Hammond said the personal allowance will rise to £12,500 from April 2019 and the higher rate threshold will rise to £50,000. [Full Article...]

2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters

2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters Tala Farea had been missing from Fairfax since August 24, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children . The alert said she might be with her sister. Some reports indicate that the older sister, Rotana, may have been living in NY. They said there was no reason to think the sister was abducted or in danger, which is why no images were released to the public. [Full Article...]

Pakistan court frees Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy

Pakistan court frees Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours. The workers had refused to drink from a bucket of water Asia Bibi had touched because she was not Muslim. At the Rome gathering, Masih said his wife was innocent of blasphemy. According to the sources, when some senior police officers met officials of the apex court, the law enf... [Full Article...]

Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago

Joy over reunion with son abducted 31 years ago Investigators say the reunion between mother and son over the weekend was especially emotional because the now 33-year-old man had grown up believing his mother was dead. Marshals Service. After facing his charges in the U.S., the father is expected to be extradited to face an abduction charge in Canada. After decades of waiting, Mann-Lewis said in many ways the last few hours before seeing he... [Full Article...]

PM Modi reaches Kevadiya to unveil Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue Of Unity

PM Modi reaches Kevadiya to unveil Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue Of Unity The work commemorates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel , a founding father of independent India, and stands some 600-feet tall overlooking the Sardar Sarovar Dam near Vadodara. The statue structure was to be designed for 180 km per hour wind speed. The extravagant statue, named The Statue of Unity , has been heavily criticised, with local farmers saying they are struggling to make ends meet. [Full Article...]

Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies

Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies I've been saying this before I ever thought of running for office. Breitbart News, however, came out in support of Trump's move. It's hard to say, but certainly we're in for a season of litigation. The birthright citizenship proposal was likely to prove even more controversial, given questions over whether a president can meddle with the constitution at all . [Full Article...]

Chinese Company's First Attempt To Launch Private Rocket Fails

Chinese Company's First Attempt To Launch Private Rocket Fails It is noted that the problem arose immediately after the separation of the second stage aircraft. Zhuque-1 was carrying a satellite named "Future", built for the state-controlled China Central Television . President Xi Jinping said China is planning to become a space flight superpower with a manned space station in orbit by 2022. At least ten Chinese companies are making their own launch ro... [Full Article...]


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