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California deputies used Doritos to lure a pig all the way home California deputies used Doritos to lure a pig all the way home
- October 18, 2018

The big guy immediately started pigging out on the snacks. The two responding officers knew where the pig lived due to a previous call, according to a post by the sheriff's office . Police in California had their hands full after responding to a call of an escaped pig "the size of a mini horse" trotting through a neighbourhood in San Bernardino County. (more...)
The storm Leslie has spared Portugal, but not France The storm Leslie has spared Portugal, but not France
- October 18, 2018

About possible flooding are already warning in the North of Spain. Hurricane Leslie wandered over the Atlantic ocean since 23 September and has turned into a post-tropical storm on its arrival on the Portuguese coast: a rare phenomenon. (more...)
Sheriff says 'every second counts' in search for Wisconsin girl Sheriff says 'every second counts' in search for Wisconsin girl
- October 18, 2018

The sheriff has said authorities know whose cell phone made that call, but they have not released that information. Her parents, James and Denise Closs, were both longtime employees at the Jennie-O Turkey Store in Barron, where a turkey hatchery and processing plant are located, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. (more...)
Meghan Markle arrives in Melbourne in navy dress by Aussie designer Meghan Markle arrives in Melbourne in navy dress by Aussie designer
- October 18, 2018

And as Meghan chatted with Emily Carroll , 33, mother to 13-month-old Ruby and a member of a farming family in Dubbo who hosted the Duke and Duchess for tea this afternoon, she revealed some details about her first pregnancy. While recent wet weather has brought short-term relief, many more days and weeks of rain are needed to offset the effects of one of the driest years on record . (more...)
EU's Oettinger says Italy's draft budget does not meet European Union guidelines - Spiegel EU's Oettinger says Italy's draft budget does not meet European Union guidelines - Spiegel
- October 18, 2018

The commission now will have two weeks to review Italy's fiscal plans underpinning the budget. The consent of Italy, the euro zone's third biggest economy, is necessary for the process to go forward. "The idea that this budget can blow up Europe is totally unfounded", he said. The 70-year old economics professor, unaffiliated to either ruling party, had pushed for a lower deficit target but was overruled by party chiefs, triggering reports that he planned to resign after the budget is ... (more...)
MJ Akbar resigns as minister of state for external affairs MJ Akbar resigns as minister of state for external affairs
- October 18, 2018

After Ramani, many women shared their "experiences" of being called to Akbar's hotel rooms, sometimes after working hours. The cases have transfixed India, published on newspaper front pages and becoming a key talking point on prime-time television news shows in a conservative country where discussions about sex are still taboo for many. (more...)
Chinese live-streamer held for 'insulting' national anthem Chinese live-streamer held for 'insulting' national anthem
- October 18, 2018

She was detained under a law instated last year that slams those who mock or alter the lyrics of China's national anthem with up to 15 days of detainment or three years of jail time. Yang had two million followers on the platform, before being suspended in the aftermath of her performance. "Huya respects the anthem and firmly protects its dignity", the company said in a statement, according to SCMP . (more...)
Labor calls for protection of gay teachers from religious schools Labor calls for protection of gay teachers from religious schools
- October 18, 2018

The conversation regarding sexuality in religious schools occurred this week after a number of findings from the Ruddock Review - ordered by former PM Malcolm Turnbull after 2017's marriage equality victory - were made public. Prime Minister Scott Morrison previously said he had no plans to change the legislation. The legislation to repeal exemptions that now allow private schools to discriminate against gay students on religious grounds is expected to pass Parliament with Labor's backing, ... (more...)
President Trump presents Medal of Honor at the White House President Trump presents Medal of Honor at the White House
- October 18, 2018

Sergeant Major John Canley, a Marine , served in the Vietnam War. Gonzalez, who was killed, would be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor . What followed in Hue was an nearly month-long battle by US and South Vietnamese forces to retake the city in fierce urban combat. (more...)
Pompeii inscription rewrites the history of Vesuvius eruption Pompeii inscription rewrites the history of Vesuvius eruption
- October 18, 2018

Written in charcoal on the walls of a house, it reads: "XVI K NOV", which experts believe translates to 16 (in Roman numerals), calends (the Roman term for the first day of the month, represented by K), and November. His letters describing the eruption, while exceptionally detailed, were written some 25 years after the event. This charcoal inscription also backs up longtime speculation about the original summer date after autumn fruits were found among Pompeii's ashes. (more...)
Mueller Ready To Issue Findings On Two Key Questions In Trump Probe Mueller Ready To Issue Findings On Two Key Questions In Trump Probe
- October 18, 2018

As Bloomberg underscores, the timing of the expected release of the findings is "critical", as the battle for the House and Senate intensifies going into the midterms and with Trump signaling that he's considering replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the election, which could have major implications for Mueller. (more...)
Australia considers recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Netanyahu Australia considers recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Netanyahu
- October 18, 2018

The resolution condemns Israel's attempt to annex East Jerusalem and states that the Security Council will not recognize Israel's declaration of Jerusalem as its capital. Morrison's statement was criticised by Palestinian and Indonesian officials, Reuters reported . "Breaking with decades-long bipartisan support and defying worldwide law and multiple United Nations resolutions would make Australia an global pariah on this important foreign-policy issue", Abdulhadi said. (more...)
Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue Central Texas flooding: Death toll rises as rescues continue
- October 18, 2018

Tom Dillard. "We needed the water, we needed the rain". In response to the severe weather , Gov. Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for 18 counties: Bastrop, Burnet, Colorado, Fayette, Hood, Jim Wells, Kerr, Kimble, La Salle, Live Oak, Llano, Mason, McMullen, Nueces, Real, San Patricio, Travis and Williamson. (more...)
Canada now world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace Canada now world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace
- October 18, 2018

Cannabis Professional, the authoritative e-mail newsletter tailored specifically for professionals in the rapidly evolving cannabis industry. However, Ontarians are only now allowed to purchase weed online, after the province's Conservative government introduced legislation that would change the policies adopted by its predecessor on where weed will be sold. (more...)
Where do the EU's 27 countries stand on the Brexit deal? Where do the EU's 27 countries stand on the Brexit deal?
- October 18, 2018

Diplomats say European Union negotiator Michel Barnier is willing to add a year to the already planned 21-month post Brexit transition period, when Britain's relationship with the bloc stays largely the same. Her official spokesman later told reporters: "The Cabinet strongly supported her on the importance of maintaining the integrity of the Union and agreed that we must ensure we can not be kept in a backstop arrangement indefinitely". (more...)
Pass the poutine: Weed is now legal in Canada and everyone's celebrating Pass the poutine: Weed is now legal in Canada and everyone's celebrating
- October 18, 2018

The change will bring "order to every aspect of the production, distribution and consumption of cannabis", he added. Mr Trudeau's office have said the prime minister "does not plan on purchasing or consuming cannabis once it is legalised". (more...)
Trump pulling US out of global pact on postal rates Trump pulling US out of global pact on postal rates
- October 18, 2018

The Trump administration is moving to pull out of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a 144-year-old worldwide treaty organization that sets rates for sending mail between different countries. The administration officials also said that the treaty is causing the US Postal Service to lose $300 million (€260 million) a year and said people smuggling the narcotic fentanyl use the treaty to cheaply ship the drug from China to the US. (more...)
Commons chaplain defends Bercow against bullying claims Commons chaplain defends Bercow against bullying claims
- October 18, 2018

Citing well-placed sources, the BBC reports Mr Bercow has told friends and close associates about his plan but has not decided how and when to officially announce his departure. She said: "The report is incredibly powerful and clear that what is the root problem here is that the bullying and harassment is coming right from the top". (more...)
U.S. official charged with Russian Federation probe leak U.S. official charged with Russian Federation probe leak
- October 18, 2018

Attorney in the Southern District of NY said. According to Bloomberg News , while the reporter Edwards is accused of leaking to isn't identified, "the articles cited by prosecutors were written by journalists at BuzzFeed - the most recent having been published October 15". (more...)
Trial opens on claim Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans Trial opens on claim Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans
- October 18, 2018

A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian American applicants in Harvard's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court on Monday, Oct. The trial will also put an array of Harvard officials on the witness stand in a spectacle that promises to shine a rare public light on details of admissions that ordinarily are a mystery to college-bound students and parents around the world. (more...)
Toddler found dead in oven Toddler found dead in oven
- October 17, 2018

A grandmother was being questioned Tuesday after her dead granddaughter was found inside a heated oven in a MS town. Officials haven't named her or the toddler. Authorities said they had no information about the circumstances leading up to the child's death. The sheriff said he settled on the murder charge after consulting with Bolivar County District Attorney Brenda Mitchell. (more...)
Union Minister M J Akbar resigns over #MeToo Union Minister M J Akbar resigns over #MeToo
- October 17, 2018

In a 41-page letter to Delhi's chief metropolitan magistrate, Mobashar Jawed Akbar, minister of state for external affairs, accused journalist Priya Ramani of "wilfully, deliberately, intentionally and maliciously defaming the Complainant [Akbar], on wholly and completely false, frivolous, unjustifiable and scandalous grounds". (more...)
Hate crime offences up 17% in England and Wales Hate crime offences up 17% in England and Wales
- October 17, 2018

Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, said: "For years, Muslim communities have called for meaningful Government action against the rise in Islamophobia, yet this has been met by a tepid response at best". While the rise in hate crimes motivated by religion was the most dramatic, the Home Office also recorded significant upticks in crimes motivated by bias involving gender identity, disability and sexual orientation. (more...)
Iran assured of help in tracing abducted guards Iran assured of help in tracing abducted guards
- October 17, 2018

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said terrorists have kidnapped the Iranian forces, including local Basij volunteer forces and border guards, overnight near the town of Mirjaveh on the Pakistani border. (more...)
Temple opens amid violent protests; Section 144 to be imposed Temple opens amid violent protests; Section 144 to be imposed
- October 17, 2018

Some women journalists faced the ire of a section of protesters agitating against the Supreme Court order allowing entry of women of all age into the Sabariamala temple and their vehicles attacked in Nilackal. Women cops, too, faced backlash from protesters, who questioned their deployment. Activist and Tantri family member Rahul Eashwar, who is leading the protest, was told by Additional Director General of Police Anil Kanth that laws should not be broken. (more...)
Syria: Takfiris refuse to leave Idlib buffer zone Syria: Takfiris refuse to leave Idlib buffer zone
- October 17, 2018

The deal between Turkey and Russian Federation, which averted what was widely expected to be a bloody battle in the last remaining Syrian rebel-held stronghold last month, set up a buffer zone about 20 kilometers long which was to be evacuated of all heavy weapons and Islamist extremists by midnight on October 14. (more...)
Merkel says ‘still a chance’ for deal on Brexit Merkel says ‘still a chance’ for deal on Brexit
- October 17, 2018

But hours after the prime minister's statement to the Commons , European Council President Donald Tusk warned that the United Kingdom is "more likely than ever before" to crash out of the EU without a deal. That would give time to fully flesh out this temporary customs arrangement. The concerns were intensified after eight pro-Brexit ministers including Michael Gove, Dominic Raab and Jeremy Hunt met over pizzas in Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom's office the evening before Cabinet to discuss ... (more...)
Cannabis is legal: A look across Canada as marijuana prohibition ends Cannabis is legal: A look across Canada as marijuana prohibition ends
- October 17, 2018

Until now, simple possession of up to 30 grams of marijuana has been punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and six months in jail. The use of medical marijuana has been legal in Canada since 2001 and Justin Trudeau's government has spent two years working toward expanding that to include recreational marijuana. (more...)
Europe Offers Britain an Olive Branch to Break Brexit Impasse
- October 17, 2018

However, she admitted there could be a gap between the end of the two-year transition and when that free trade deal is concluded. UK Prime Minister Theresa May is desperate to make the Brexit deal work. The EU is considering allowing Britain to leave the EU over a longer period in return for agreeing to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland . (more...)
Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes
- October 17, 2018

So far, student testimony is what is leading the police to investigate; the cookies have not yet been tested. Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov was surprised at the uniqueness of the incident. Davis Joint Unified School District Spokesperson Maria Clayton released a statement that read in part, "While we can not comment on confidential student matters, the physical and social -emotional safety of our students is our first priority". (more...)

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