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Saudi Arabia says it will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case Saudi Arabia says it will retaliate against any sanctions over Khashoggi case
- October 15, 2018

That prompted a pugnacious Saudi response on Sunday: "The kingdom also affirms that if it is [targeted by] any action, it will respond with greater action". Saudi Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman "freaked out" in August at Canada's criticism of its crackdown on female human rights activists, showing New Zealand would be running risks if it issued any snubs, he said. (more...)
Malaysia's Anwar wins by-election, steps closer to premiership Malaysia's Anwar wins by-election, steps closer to premiership
- October 15, 2018

In the Port Dickson parliamentary by-election, Anwar, 71, defeated six others, namely PAS candidate Lt Col (Rtd) Mohd Nazari Mokhtar, former Negri Sembilan menteri besar Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad Anwar's former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, social media personality Stevie Chan Keng Leong, management consultant Kan Chee Yuen and former private university lecturer Lau Seck Yan. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan land in Sydney to start Australia tour
- October 15, 2018

After an exhausting 22-hour flight, including a stop over in Singapore, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped off the Qantas Airlines plane, during the early Monday morning hours in Sydney Airport. It's also being reported that Meghan has invited her best friend, Toronto-based stylist Jessica Mulroney and her husband Ben, to join them and help her with her wardrobe in an "unofficial" capacity. (more...)
Brexit talks in crisis over Irish border ahead of crunch summit Brexit talks in crisis over Irish border ahead of crunch summit
- October 15, 2018

This week's summit comes as domestic political pressure on Mrs May increases amid threats of potential cabinet resignations . This arrangement has strengthened opposition to May's plans after her Northern Irish allies accused the bloc of trying to annex the province. (more...)
Jamal Khashoggi case: Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer
- October 15, 2018

Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Isa, the organization's Secretary General issued a categorical rejection of any threats against the Kingdom. Nevertheless, the Saudi Stock Exchange plummeted about 7 percent at one point Sunday on fears of economic fallout from the diplomatic dispute, before recovering some of its losses later in the day. (more...)
The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm
- October 15, 2018

Lee ", he explained. " NBC News has totally and purposely changed the point and meaning of my story about General Robert E Lee and General Ulysses Grant", Trump wrote in his tweet . Grant really did - he had a serious problem, a serious drinking problem, but man was he a good general. NBC News rested their correction on the notion that they only misattributed a single word: incredible. (more...)
DUP leader regards no-deal Brexit as 'likeliest outcome'
- October 15, 2018

An EU official said no further negotiations were planned before the leaders of EU countries convene in Brussels. Talks between Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier have broken up, with no substantial progress having been made . Health Secretary Matt Hancock sought to play down the potential for Cabinet resignations but was unable to say whether a fixed deadline for any customs arrangement would be written into a deal with Brussels. (more...)
4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party 4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party
- October 15, 2018

Nathan Brandley said. Brandley gave no motive for the shootings other than to say there was an altercation between members of two families. On June 30 in Idaho, nine people were wounded at a 3-year-old's birthday party by a man who went on a stabbing spree. (more...)
White woman backs away from claim that black child groped her White woman backs away from claim that black child groped her
- October 15, 2018

When approached by a New York Post reporter outside her apartment on Friday, Klein said of the mother: 'I would like to apologize to her daughter and her son but not to her. "He was so traumatised by the situation, he started crying, his sister started crying". She also claims the boy's mother threatened her life and she would like to pursue charges against her. (more...)
Merkel's Bavaria ally CSU suffer 'massive losses' Merkel's Bavaria ally CSU suffer 'massive losses'
- October 15, 2018

The CSU, which has taken a hard line on migration and has a socially conservative tradition, has held an absolute majority in the Bavarian parliament for all but five of the past 56 years and has governed the prosperous southeastern state for 61 years. (more...)
US Treasury Secretary ‘Won’t Lose Any Sleep’ Over China Selling US Bonds US Treasury Secretary ‘Won’t Lose Any Sleep’ Over China Selling US Bonds
- October 15, 2018

Yesterday, Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umer called on International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde to formally request the global body for providing financial assistance to cushion the sinking economy of Pakistan. Mnuchin said no decision had been made yet and the U.S. was not - "for the moment" - requiring any Chinese concessions before Trump agrees to a meeting. (more...)
Princess Eugenie’s striking second wedding dress revealed! Princess Eugenie’s striking second wedding dress revealed!
- October 15, 2018

Princess Eugenie has released a selection of her official wedding photographs, including an extraordinary image showing her mother Fergie smiling with the Queen and Prince Philip. The US designer said he was inspired by the beauty of Windsor and its surrounding countryside, and picked the colour of the dress to reflect the blush of an English rose. (more...)
Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people - gov't official Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people - gov't official
- October 15, 2018

A disaster team led by Brig Steven Oluka has been dispatched to join the District Disaster rescue and recovery team. She said the Red Cross was sending relief supplies to the area, such as tarpaulins, blankets and water purification tablets. (more...)
Someone placed googly eyes on historic statue in Savannah; police aren’t amused Someone placed googly eyes on historic statue in Savannah; police aren’t amused
- October 15, 2018

Savannah officials seemed to acknowledge the effect, but they also tried to nip public reaction to it in the bud. "In fact, it's a crime ", the post said . In Georgia, defacing or defiling any grave marker, monument, or memorial to one or more deceased persons who served in military service is considered criminal trespass, according to the Savannah Morning News . (more...)
Slim chances of quick resolution of US-Canada metals tariffs Slim chances of quick resolution of US-Canada metals tariffs
- October 14, 2018

The exemption was revoked in the spring and Canada retaliated by imposing its own counter tariff measures. " Mexico will carefully review the measures imposed, as they could be in violation of Canada's global commitments such as the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ), as well as jeopardizing the competitiveness and commercial integration of the regional industry", it added. (more...)
Hunter shoots and kills cyclist in French Alps Hunter shoots and kills cyclist in French Alps
- October 14, 2018

A British man has been shot dead by a French hunter after apparently being mistaken for game while mountain biking in the Alps. The Independent has reported that a British restaurant-owner in his 30s was shot dead while riding a snowmobile on Saturday. (more...)
Trump On Mattis: 'He's Sort Of A Democrat,' 'He May Leave'
- October 14, 2018

They'll come into the administration. "But General Mattis is a good guy. I think he's sort of a Democrat, if you want to know the truth", Trump said, according to an excerpt released by CBS. Mattis has a dim view of journalism about inside-the-beltway politics in Washington , using the word "fiction" to describe Woodward's book and similar reporting about closed-door conversations among US national security leaders. (more...)
Afghan Taliban says will continue talks with United States peace envoy Afghan Taliban says will continue talks with United States peace envoy
- October 14, 2018

However, despite the move, the Taliban have continued to gain ground in the country, questioning the effectiveness of the strategy and US' role in the process. The spokesman explained that the role of the US, the Afghan government and other regional players is equally important and that is why ambassador Khalilzad is visiting other countries including the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia to elicit their support. (more...)
MSNBC Host Suggests Saudis Are Bribing Trump So They Can Assassinate Critics MSNBC Host Suggests Saudis Are Bribing Trump So They Can Assassinate Critics
- October 14, 2018

Members of Congress have grown increasingly insistent in recent days that the Trump administration get to the bottom of the disappearance. It was not clear that US officials had seen the footage or heard the audio, the Post reported , but Turkish officials have described the recordings to them. (more...)
Celebs and royals rub shoulders at Princess Eugenie's wedding Celebs and royals rub shoulders at Princess Eugenie's wedding
- October 14, 2018

After the ceremony at St. George's Chapel, the newlyweds were photographed leaving Windsor Castle for an evening reception at the Royal Lodge , the Duke of York's official residence since 2003, and the Queen Mother's former home. Often referred to for her fashion faux pas at the wedding of her cousin Prince William , Princess Eugenie has sent fashion tongues wagging for all the right reasons this weekend. (more...)
USA 'punished' if Saudi arms sale halted over Khashoggi USA 'punished' if Saudi arms sale halted over Khashoggi
- October 14, 2018

Speaking with reporters at the Turkish Embassy Residence in London, Cavusoglu said there is a consensus on forming a joint working group with Saudi officials over the case of Jamal Khashoggi , who has not been seen since entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. (more...)
Beto O'Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months Beto O'Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months
- October 14, 2018

The previous record was held by Republican Rick Lazio , who raised $22 million in the third quarter of 2000 during his U.S. Senate race in NY against Hillary Clinton , which, adjusted for inflation, would be $31 million in 2018 dollars. (more...)
Turkey says Saudi Arabia not cooperating in probe of missing journalist Khashoggi Turkey says Saudi Arabia not cooperating in probe of missing journalist Khashoggi
- October 14, 2018

But the President all but ruled out cancelling US$110 billion in U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia , arguing that doing so would be "very foolish for our country" and only end up harming United States defence industries and others. The Washington Post reported earlier this week that Turkey informed U.S. officials about audio and video recordings suggesting the journalist had been allegedly murdered in the Saudi consulate. (more...)
Greece Taking Burden Off Working Donkeys Greece Taking Burden Off Working Donkeys
- October 13, 2018

But another complaint from the charity attracted more attention: overweight tourists from America, the United Kingdom, and Russian Federation are giving the donkeys spinal injuries , they claimed . "Under no circumstances should be used animals unfit for work i.e., ill animal, injured, animals in an advanced pregnancy as well as animals with poor maintenance of hooves". (more...)
May briefs ministers ahead of crunch Brexit talks May briefs ministers ahead of crunch Brexit talks
- October 13, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May struggled on Friday to find consensus on a Brexit plan that would be acceptable to her ministers, her divided Conservative Party and the Northern Irish lawmakers who prop up her minority government. The party's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson urged Mrs May to show European Union negotiators "the door". Foster said her party, which has 10 lawmakers in the United Kingdom parliament, was not bluffing in its tough stance on the talks. (more...)
Pope compares having abortion to hiring hitman Pope compares having abortion to hiring hitman
- October 13, 2018

No, you can't. It's not right to take out a human being, a small one, too, in order to fix a problem. We can't do that, it isn't fair: killing a human being, as little as he might be, is not the right solution to solve a problem. He recalled that we must watch over the lives of all and spoke about abortion. However, the Pope has acknowledged that women sometimes are driven by circumstance to abortion and he has extended the ability of ordinary priests to absolve them of the sin of abortion ... (more...)
Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas
- October 13, 2018

Wangchu Sherpa, of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency, said the rescue helicopter sent to look for the climbers could not land due to poor visibility. Kim is believed to be among the dead, officials said. Only 30 people have successfully climbed to its peak compared with more the than 8,000 people who have reached the summit of the world's highest mountain, Everest. (more...)
Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed Israel halts Gaza fuel deliveries as 7 Palestinians killed
- October 13, 2018

Gaza medics said that, in addition to the seven dead, around 140 others were wounded. Thousands of Palestinians marched on Friday after convening at five locations along the fence, with Israeli troops responding from across the barrier with tear gas and gunfire. (more...)
Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation
- October 13, 2018

The archdiocese also announced the pope has named Cardinal Wuerl as apostolic administrator to oversee the archdiocese until a successor is named. In it, the pope praised the cardinal's "nobility" in choosing to resign, saying "you make clear the intent to put God's Project first, before any kind of personal project, including what could be considered as good for the Church ". (more...)
Pik Botha one of 'leading personalities in SA politics' - De Klerk Pik Botha one of 'leading personalities in SA politics' - De Klerk
- October 13, 2018

Stalwart politician Pik Botha will be remembered as a good person, in a bad system, according to head of the Inkatha Freedom Party Mangosuthu Buthelezi. FILE PHOTO: South Africa's former Foreign Minister Pik Botha speaks to the press during an interview in Pretoria, South Africa, August 28, 1997. His son, Piet Botha confirmed to South African media that his father died in his sleep during the night. (more...)

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