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Lion Air crash: Indonesian plane search focuses on fuselage

Lion Air crash: Indonesian plane search focuses on fuselage So far 56 body bags containing body parts of victims have been taken to the Kramat Jati Police Hospital in East Jakarta , for identification. "We've examined 48 body bags of victim remains and we could identify one victim through primary identification, which is fingerprints and dental records", Suryanto told reporters. [Full Article...]

UK PM May’s office calls separate customs territory for N. Ireland ‘unacceptable’

UK PM May’s office calls separate customs territory for N. Ireland ‘unacceptable’ Carney's comments come as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to keep her divided Conservative Party in check in the Brexit discussions. It offered a glimmer of hope for anxious businesses, as it said policymakers saw greater clarity on Brexit emerging "in the relatively near term". [Full Article...]

Trump expects 'very good' trade deal with China

President Donald Trump wants to reach an agreement on trade with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 nations summit in Argentina later this month and has asked key US officials to begin drafting potential terms, according to four people familiar with the matter. [Full Article...]

7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt

7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt At least seven people were announced killed and seven others wounded after a bus carrying a number of Copts was attacked near the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in Upper Egypt's Minya on Friday, an anonymous security source said . [Full Article...]

Maulana Samiul Haq, father of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi

Maulana Samiul Haq, father of the Taliban, stabbed to death in Rawalpindi Earlier reports had emerged suggesting that Maulana Samiul Haq was shot dead by gunmen riding a motorcycle. "He was no longer alive", Hamid said while talking to Geo News . In a statement from Beijing, where he is now on visit to China, the Prime Minister directed to investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice. [Full Article...]

Iran Intelligence Service Suspected of Attempted Attack in Denmark

Iran Intelligence Service Suspected of Attempted Attack in Denmark Andersen said the suspect had taken photographs of the residences of members ASMLA, which Iran considers a terrorist organization. Samuelsen said Iran's ambassador to Denmark, Morteza Moradian, had been summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Copenhagen and it was made "crystal clear" to him that "the gravity of the matter is hard to describe". [Full Article...]

WaPo: Saudi Crown Prince Told Kushner & Bolton Khashoggi Was a Terrorist

WaPo: Saudi Crown Prince Told Kushner & Bolton Khashoggi Was a Terrorist After initially insisting Khashoggi left the consulate unharmed, then saying he died in a brawl during an interview gone wrong, the Saudi regime admitted he was killed, blaming a "rogue operation". "There will be no coverup". An adviser to Erdogan said last week that MbS, as the crown prince is informally known, had "blood on his hands" over Khashoggi's killing, the bluntest comments yet from ... [Full Article...]

Saudi sisters found dead stayed at luxury hotels

Saudi sisters found dead stayed at luxury hotels The bodies of 16-year-old Tala Farea and 23-year-old Rotana Farea were discovered October 24 in the Hudson River. The sisters' mother told detectives she had been called by a Saudi Arabian embassy official who ordered the family to leave the United States because her daughters had applied for political asylum , police said. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate He has met with Istanbul's chief prosecutor Irfan Fidan twice, and inspected the Saudi consulate. The Turkish prosecutor's office says it was "obliged" to reveal the details after the talks with their Saudi counterpart produced "no concrete results". [Full Article...]

Bus crashes into river after passenger and driver fight

Bus crashes into river after passenger and driver fight Four passengers, who got off earlier, confirmed that a medium-height woman had quarrelled with the driver because she missed her stop, local police said. Thirteen bodies have been pulled out of the river, but two remain missing. Rescuers lifted the wreck of the bus from the river on Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

United States charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack

United States charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack The five-year conspiracy was led by Zha Rong, a division director of the Jiangsu Province Ministry of State Security, and Chai Meng, a section chief - both supervisors overseeing human intelligence and intellectual property theft operations within the ranks of the Chinese government, according to the indictment . [Full Article...]

Freed Asia Bibi plans to leave Pakistan soon

Freed Asia Bibi plans to leave Pakistan soon She was condemned for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours objected to her drinking water from their glass because she was not Muslim. TLP, founded in 2015, blockaded the capital Islamabad for several weeks previous year calling for stricter enforcement of Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws . [Full Article...]

Plane Crash: Lion Air Black Box Found

Plane Crash: Lion Air Black Box Found The two-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the Java Sea early on Monday just minutes after taking off from Jakarta , killing all 189 people on board. Boeing said in a statement it was providing technical assistance at the request and under the direction of Indonesian authorities, but did not comment on the reported meeting. [Full Article...]

Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away - Pompeo

Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away - Pompeo In a statement to the newspaper, Khashoggi's family denied he was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and said the murdered writer had himself denied this repeatedly in recent years. MbS, Saudi Arabia's de facto leader, said: "The incident that happened is very painful". Saudi Arabia has faced a torrent of global condemnation over the killing of the royal insider-turned-critic. [Full Article...]

Politico Poll: Americans Blame Trump and Media for Dividing the Country

Politico Poll: Americans Blame Trump and Media for Dividing the Country Critics blasted Trump for releasing the spot and compared it to the blatantly racist " Willie Horton ad " that George H.W. Bush's campaign used in 1988 against Democratic candidate and Massachusetts Gov. At the time, Bracamontes was an illegal immigrant from Mexico who had been deported twice. "Democrats let him stay". Horton, who was African American, raped a woman after he was released on a ... [Full Article...]

Jho Low maintains innocence despite US DoJ charges over 1MDB

Jho Low maintains innocence despite US DoJ charges over 1MDB US prosecutors allege that Malaysian Low Taek Jho, usually known as Jho Low, was a central figure who orchestrated the ransacking of 1MDB. A family friend of Mr Najib, Mr Low had no official role at 1MDB but had considerable influence over its dealings and was often in contact with Mr Najib, according to USA authorities. [Full Article...]

Sexual abuse accepted as part of ordinary life in N. Korea

Sexual abuse accepted as part of ordinary life in N. Korea Almost everyone in North Korea is subject to abuse by the brutal Communist regime, but the report argues women are exceptionally vulnerable because corrupt soldiers and government officials demand sexual favors as bribes. But the testimonies paint a picture of sexual abuse - including rape - that is so widespread that numerous women interviewed did not understand that coercive sex should not be ... [Full Article...]

Sheriff puts ‘no trick-or-treat’ signs in yards of sex offenders

Sheriff puts ‘no trick-or-treat’ signs in yards of sex offenders Long announced his office's actions in a Saturday Facebook post . " This Halloween, my office has placed signs in front of every registered sex offender's house to notify the public that it's a house to avoid ". Local law enforcement will also be out in large numbers, making sure everyone's safe. "My job us to ensure the safety of the children and the community and that's what I'm going to do",... [Full Article...]

USA raises concern over Turkish air strikes on Kurdish fighters in Syria

USA raises concern over Turkish air strikes on Kurdish fighters in Syria Fighting erupted Tuesday night when Turkish artillery opened fire for the second time this week on YPG positions in Tel Abyad, reportedly killing one fighter and injuring another. "Coordination and consultation between the United States and Turkey on issues of security concern is a better approach", Palladino said. The US military estimates around 2,000 IS fighters are holed up in and around H... [Full Article...]

Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor He speculated that Winfrey may feel a little "guilty" after she "sat on the sidelines" in 2016 and did not do much to help Hillary Clinton. Abrams is running neck and neck with Georgia's Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp . Vice President Mike Pence campaigned for Kemp on Thursday, and made reference to Abrams' celebrity support. "Sending their support into the state, and some of th... [Full Article...]


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