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Britain can not unilaterally scrap border backstop: Irish minister

Britain can not unilaterally scrap border backstop: Irish minister Last weekend, the London-based The Daily Telegraph reported that British chief negotiator for the Brexit, Dominic Raab, privately asked Coveney for the UK's right to unilaterally deactivate the emergency plan. This could give mainland Britain some scope to set trade rules while keeping the province of Northern Ireland aligned with the EU. "That is why we are increasingly positive on the expect... [Full Article...]

Three Girl Scouts Killed In Hit-And-Run While Picking Up Rubbish

Three Girl Scouts Killed In Hit-And-Run While Picking Up Rubbish But at about 11:40AM, police told the Star Tribune, a black Ford F-150 pickup careened off-road and slammed into the group of girls. Two other girls were taken to hospital with critical injuries, however doctors could not save one of the girls, who died several hours later. [Full Article...]

Investigation Underway After Fatal Mid-Air Plane Crash In Ottawa

Investigation Underway After Fatal Mid-Air Plane Crash In Ottawa Paramedics are on the scene, and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating. The Ottawa police said that after the collision, the smaller plane crashed near McGee Side Road while another plane was redirected to Ottawa International Airport. [Full Article...]

Man Fought Back Against Gunman in Yoga Studio Shooting

Man Fought Back Against Gunman in Yoga Studio Shooting Authorities say it's not clear why he carried out the attack. About a dozen people were inside Hot Yoga when a man with a black bag walked in around 5:30 p.m., the Tallahassee Democrat reported . Rodger is lionized in the "incel" or "involuntarily celibate" community . Ms Megan Nixon said she was eating at a restaurant underneath the studio when she heard shooting and people running upst... [Full Article...]

Trump, Obama back candidates

Trump, Obama back candidates The nation's first African American commander in chief took the stage with Andrew Gillum , who is locked in a tight race for governor of Florida against pro-Trump Republican Ron DeSantis , and Senator Bill Nelson , who is running for re-election against outgoing Governor Rick Scott . [Full Article...]

Turkish official claims writer's body dissolved

Turkish official claims writer's body dissolved The Washington Post , for which Khashoggi was a contributor, also reported the use of acid or a chemical agent to dissolve the writer's remains. "We were pleased by the invitation extended to us more than two months ago by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", the delegation said in a statement to The Jerusalem Post. [Full Article...]

India's man-eating tiger shot dead after massive hunt

India's man-eating tiger shot dead after massive hunt Man-eater tigress Avni or T1, as she is known officially was killed in Maharashtra's Yavatmal Friday night. More than 150 people had spent months looking for her including teams of trackers and armed officials on the backs of elephants using infrared cameras, a paraglider, drones and sniffer dogs to capture the man-eating tigress. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis

Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis Under the powers vested in the President by the constitution in accordance with Article 70 (3) (I) of the Constitution, President Sirisena has chose to refer Parliament in this manner. Tensions have been building between Sirisena and Wickremesinghe for some time, as the president did not approve of economic reforms introduced by the prime minister. [Full Article...]

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Discouraging US Vote Participation

Twitter Deletes Thousands Of Accounts Discouraging US Vote Participation There was no indication that the Republican party was given the same consideration as Democrats were in choosing Twitter accounts to be deleted from the social media platform. "The system was built, in part, from publicly available tools known as "Hoaxley" and 'Botometer, ' developed by University of in computer researchers". [Full Article...]

Nigerian Army Justifies Killing Protesters With Trump Video on Stone-Throwing Migrants

Nigerian Army Justifies Killing Protesters With Trump Video on Stone-Throwing Migrants Last weekend and on Monday, security forces sprayed bullets and tear gas at supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as the group marched on the outskirts of Abuja. The Nigerian government came under harsh criticism after Amnesty International reported the killing of Shiite Muslim protesters by Nigerian security forces. [Full Article...]

U.S. mayor Taylor on leave from office killed in Afghanistan

U.S. mayor Taylor on leave from office killed in Afghanistan The Utah National Guard has not publicly confirmed or discussed the circumstances of Taylor's death, which was confirmed to CNN by a government official. The attacker was promptly killed by other Afghan troops. Taylor, 39, took an unprecedented one-year leave of absence from his post as mayor for his deployment to Afghanistan in January. [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Orders Georgia's Brian Kemp to Unblock Thousands From Voting

Federal Judge Orders Georgia's Brian Kemp to Unblock Thousands From Voting Nathan Deal. The office of the Secretary of State said that the investigation started Saturday evening, and they told federal agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation about it. President Trump will appear with Kemp on Sunday. Polling in the race is extremely close , most analysts rating the outcome a toss-up. Vice President Mike Pence stumped for... [Full Article...]

Oil market on alert as Iran sanctions hit

Oil market on alert as Iran sanctions hit Pompeo said that countries like India , if it gets the exemption, would be asked to bring down their oil imports from Iran to zero in six months' time. Some Iran hawks in Congress and elsewhere said Friday's move should have gone even further. Iran exported the equivalent of 2.5 million barrels a day in April, before the announcement of sanctions turned buyers away. [Full Article...]

Threat of starvation loom as aid deliveries are blocked in Yemen

Threat of starvation loom as aid deliveries are blocked in Yemen The rocket was sacked from the rebels' stronghold of Saada in northern Yemen, he said in a statement. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appealed for an end to the war in Yemen and laid out steps the parties in the conflict must take to move forward, warning that continued fighting would result in the country's worst starvation in a decade. [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: Obama's tone 'is better' than Trump's

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: Obama's tone 'is better' than Trump's Nevertheless, it remains to be seen whether this tactic will help GOP candidates. It declares that the 2018 elections are really about the 2016 election, and "a nationwide judgment on whether Trumpism is a historic anomaly or a reflection of modern-day America". [Full Article...]

Trump raises doubts about Kavanaugh accusers after latest DOJ referral

Trump raises doubts about Kavanaugh accusers after latest DOJ referral Mr. Grassley has previously asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe Julie Swetnick and her lawyer, anti-Trump crusader Michael Avenatti, for lying to Congress and obstructing. Subsequently, Committee investigators began looking into Munro-Leighton's allegations. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., accusing Brett Kavanaugh of raping her now admits she engaged in a "ploy" against the then-Suprem... [Full Article...]

The Government Has Caved To Pressure And Will Get Children Off Nauru

The Government Has Caved To Pressure And Will Get Children Off Nauru In recent weeks, the government has been under intense pressure to resolve what many doctors and other health professionals said is a mental health crisis on the island. Men are sent to a separate camp in Papua New Guinea. "Once people have received their medical assistance, then the expectation is that they will return to their country of origin", Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said toda... [Full Article...]

Merkel to step down as party chair after election losses

Merkel to step down as party chair after election losses German Chancellor Angela Merkel , German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and heads of states of African countries pose for a family photo ahead of the "G20 Compact with Africa" summit at the Chancellery in Berlin , Germany, on Oct 30, 2018. [Full Article...]

'Unprecedented' Numbers of Early Voters Are Coming Out for Midterms

'Unprecedented' Numbers of Early Voters Are Coming Out for Midterms This year's turnout handily surpassed in person turnout for the 2014 midterm and 2012 presidential elections. Voters can cast ballots at county election board offices where they are registered from 8 a.m. Meanwhile, battleground states like Texas - where progressive candidates like Beto O'Rourke have threatened to unseat Republican incumbents like Ted Cruz - have seen record-level early voter tu... [Full Article...]

Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly

Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly She shared, " Georgia you've been on my mind and here's why". "I said, when we were watching it, 'If that women can get folks to eat pizza with a cauliflower crust on it, she is going to get that woman elected the first black female governor .' She took people to church", the co-host added. [Full Article...]


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