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Migrant caravan: More people enter Mexico to join march to US
- November 01, 2018

But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pushed back. These troops joined more than 2,000 National Guard forces already sent to the border this year by Texas , New Mexico , Arizona , and California . He claimed Mexican personnel were "hurt" and "unable, or unwilling to stop Caravan". That might not play well with USA officials: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday specifically praised Mexico for stopping the migrants from getting rides."Mexico has stepped up in ... (more...)
Austria RAILS AGAINST Brussels with United Nations migrant pact boycott - Juncker reacts furiously Austria RAILS AGAINST Brussels with United Nations migrant pact boycott - Juncker reacts furiously
- November 01, 2018

It is due to be formally approved at a December 11-12 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is the first-ever United Nations global agreement laying out a common and comprehensive approach to worldwide migration. (more...)
Men guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham Men guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham
- November 01, 2018

The girls were "enthralled by older Asian men" and believed they were "loved because they were receiving attention". Seven men have been convicted of a total of 24 child sexual abuse offences, including rape, sexual assault and false imprisonment, as part of the National Crime Agency's investigation into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham. (more...)
Submitting to Rape Is a 'Necessity' in North Korea Submitting to Rape Is a 'Necessity' in North Korea
- November 01, 2018

We don't even realise when we are upset, ' she added. But we are human, and we feel it. Others in the report said police did not consider sexual violence a "serious crime" and that it was "almost inconceivable" to even consider going to the police to report their suffering because of possible repercussions. (more...)
Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after auto crash Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after auto crash
- November 01, 2018

Moralez said she was dirty from sleeping on the ground for a couple of days and had facial trauma - likely from the accident. The unidentified woman was discovered curled up in a dry riverbed and severely dehydrated on October 18. DPS spokesman Quentin Mehr said the woman is declining all media requests and did not give any details about her current condition. " I said, 'There's tracks right off the edge of the road through the fence ", local rancher David Moralez told The Associated ... (more...)
Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged after crane falls on it Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged after crane falls on it
- November 01, 2018

The Admiral Kuznetsov carrier was launched in 1985 and has recently been dogged with technical problems. "We assess the extent of damage ". The latter was previously floating on the left, but now is completely submerged in water after a power supply disruption caused its pumps to break down, overloading its cisterns with water. (more...)
Lion Air executives suspended as crash probe widens Lion Air executives suspended as crash probe widens
- November 01, 2018

Divers would also be sent to check, he said. The crash killed all 189 people on board and raises questions about the safety of Boeing's new 737 Max 8 model . Officials show part of the ill-fated Lion Air flight JT 610's black box, an FDR (flight data recorder), after it was recovered from the Java Sea, during search operations in the waters off Karawang on November 1, 2018. (more...)
Murdered Saudi journalist 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate' Murdered Saudi journalist 'strangled as soon as he entered consulate'
- November 01, 2018

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said the United States had been watching the conflict, in which almost 10,000 people have been killed, "for long enough". They include 15 members of an alleged "hit squad" that Turkey says was sent to Istanbul to kill the 59-year-old journalist , who lived in exile in the United States and had written critically of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . (more...)
Russia-NATO tensions rise as Russia performs LIVE MISSILE DRILLS in Norway Russia-NATO tensions rise as Russia performs LIVE MISSILE DRILLS in Norway
- November 01, 2018

NATO and Russia will hold talks this week as fears grow of a new arms race in Europe, with the USA vowing to pull out of a Cold War weapons treaty in response to new Russian missiles. Four days after their start, the ongoing NATO military maneuvers in Northern Atlantic have already taken their toll on Iceland in another, rather less anticipated fashion - as the U.S. (more...)
Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over foiled 'attack' Denmark recalls ambassador to Iran over foiled 'attack'
- November 01, 2018

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen also summoned the ambassador of Iran, Morteza Moradian, to a meeting. Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected an Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on its soil. (more...)
Jimmy Carter Calls on Brian Kemp to Resign over Voter Suppression Complaints Jimmy Carter Calls on Brian Kemp to Resign over Voter Suppression Complaints
- November 01, 2018

Carter's letter comes as Kemp, whose office oversees voting and elections in Georgia, continues to face allegations of voter suppression and calls for his resignation from Abrams's campaign and voting rights advocates. Carter went on to highlight how "undeniable racial discrimination of the past" is not the only mark against Georgia's upcoming gubernatorial election; the security of the voting machines and the fact that Kemp is "now overseeing the election" in which he is a candidate ... (more...)
Nigerian Shiites bury dead after clashes with security forces Nigerian Shiites bury dead after clashes with security forces
- November 01, 2018

He said 400 members of the Shiites group arrested for disturbance of public peace and law and order in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and setting ablaze of Police vehicle and those arrested with thirty One (31) bottles of petrol bombs and other risky weapons, now in Police Custody, will all be arraigned in Court after investigation under the terrorism prevention act, 2003. (more...)
Ex-Hurricane Oscar set to bring strong gusty winds to Kilkenny Ex-Hurricane Oscar set to bring strong gusty winds to Kilkenny
- November 01, 2018

The colder the cloud top, the stronger the uplift in the storm that helps thunderstorm development. "The National Hurricane Center continues to issue advisories for Hurricane Oscar in the western subtropical Atlantic". By Tuesday, the storm is expected to start speeding north-northeast over open waters. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 85 miles per hour (140 kph) with higher gusts. (more...)
Julian Assange loses legal bid to ease Ecuador Embassy's new house rules Julian Assange loses legal bid to ease Ecuador Embassy's new house rules
- November 01, 2018

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lost his court case over new rules imposed by Ecuador's embassy in London . Ecuadorian Judge Karina Martinez dismissed Assange's request for an injunction against new government rules that prohibit him from commenting on affairs in a way that could harm Ecuador's foreign relations, set parameters on his visitation privileges and require him to clean up after his cat, Bloomberg reported Monday. (more...)
MOH: 80 Palestinians injured during naval march in Gaza MOH: 80 Palestinians injured during naval march in Gaza
- November 01, 2018

The Israeli army claimed that "the children were trying to tamper with the security fence and apparently planted an explosive device". The boys were identified by the health ministry as Khaled abu Said, 14, Mohammed Abu Zaher and Mohammed al-Satari, both 13. (more...)
Video shows 'fight club' at St Louis daycare Video shows 'fight club' at St Louis daycare
- November 01, 2018

In the video, you can see the kids fighting while one of the teachers jumps up and down in excitement. The only person seen trying to break up a fight is another preschooler. The daycare continues to operate but inspections have increased. Eight visits document 26 wide-ranging violations - though none exactly like the fight club incident. (more...)
Action needed to restore biodiversity | Weekend Argus Action needed to restore biodiversity | Weekend Argus
- November 01, 2018

Or we can be the generation that had its chance and failed to act. It further added that South and Central America suffered the most dramatic decline in vertebrate populations - an 89 per cent loss in vertebrate populations compared with 1970. (more...)
Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks Kurds in Syria: We Have Right to Respond to Turkish Attacks
- November 01, 2018

However, according to the SDF spokesperson, "there is a possibility" that a potential agreement could involve the distribution of both USA and Turkish troops along the border. The US military estimates around 2,000 IS fighters are holed up in and around Hajin along the Euphrates River valley in Deir el-Zor province near the border with Iraq. (more...)
China defends move to ease tiger bones, rhino horns 25-year ban China defends move to ease tiger bones, rhino horns 25-year ban
- November 01, 2018

Regarding personal collection of tiger bone and rhino horn , the new regulation said they should register with the government and can only be gifted or inherited. Operators are also believed to be investigating the possibility of farming rhinos in the country, although, unlike tigers, those are not native to China. (more...)
Watch Stacey Abrams Put Meghan McCain In Her Place On AR-15s Watch Stacey Abrams Put Meghan McCain In Her Place On AR-15s
- November 01, 2018

In the final days in one of the nation's hottest governor's races, Oprah Winfrey and President Donald Trump, as well as former Presidents Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter and Vice President Mike Pence, are trying to put their imprint on the Georgia election. (more...)
Donald Trump Snaps At Paul Ryan: 'He Knows Nothing About' Birthright Citizenship Donald Trump Snaps At Paul Ryan: 'He Knows Nothing About' Birthright Citizenship
- November 01, 2018

Mr. Trump jabbed one of the top leaders of his own party after Ryan said Tuesday the president "cannot end birthright citizenship with an executive order", the clearest objection to the president's proposal from GOP leadership. "But now they're saying I can do it just with an executive order", he said in the interview. He added Wednesday: "Many legal scholars agree" with his interpretation. (more...)
Iran says U.S Iran says U.S
- November 01, 2018

Tehran says it has complied fully with the nuclear accord and its commitment has been repeatedly confirmed by the United Nations atomic watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Qureshi chaired a preparatory meeting for Khan's visit via video conference with the Ambassador of Pakistan in Beijing, Masood Khalid. Iraq's Shi'ite militias said on Wednesday that they had killed two Islamic State commanders who ordered an attack last week. (more...)
Donald and Melania Trump protests at Pittsburgh synagogue memorial Donald and Melania Trump protests at Pittsburgh synagogue memorial
- October 31, 2018

The president's visit to the Pittsburgh neighborhood, where Novy and Dvir live, comes as he struggles to balance appeals for national unity with partisan campaign rhetoric just a week before contentious midterm elections. "We gather this evening to pray and to marshal the voices of support and love as an antidote to the forces of division and hate", Cuomo said. More than 78,000 people have signed the letter, organized and posted online by the Pittsburgh chapter of Bend the Arc, a Jewish ... (more...)
Turkish prosecutor says Saudi writer strangled, dismembered Turkish prosecutor says Saudi writer strangled, dismembered
- October 31, 2018

Lawmakers led by Marco Rubio of Florida said in a letter to the president that they had reservations about the transfer of nuclear power technology even before the October 2 slaying of Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul . He then flew out of Istanbul on Wednesday afternoon without making a public statement. Saudi Arabia initially denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance but a Saudi official eventually attributed his death to a botched attempt to return him to the ... (more...)
Human remains found at Vatican Embassy revive 1893 missing schoolgirl cold case
- October 31, 2018

Forensic specialists have been asked to determine the "age, sex and date of death" of the body, according to Reuters . It said that as soon as the remains were found the Vatican's gendarmerie informed the Italian authorities, and the Holy See, and an investigation was launched. (more...)
USA charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack USA charges Chinese intelligence officers for jet engine data hack
- October 31, 2018

Demers, assistant attorney general for National Security. The indictment , dated October 25, states that six hackers, two Chinese intelligence operatives and two insiders were involved in a conspiracy lasting from 2010 to 2015 to steal information related to turbofan engines that are used in commercial airliners in Europe and the U.S. (more...)
Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has death penalty conviction overturned
- October 31, 2018

Bibi was condemned for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours objected to her drinking water from their glass because she was not Muslim. "The verdict has shown that the poor, the minorities and the lowest segments of society can get justice in this country despite its shortcomings", Bibi's lawyer Saif-ul-Mulook said. (more...)
Satellite launch sees UAE enter space race with Mars the ultimate goal Satellite launch sees UAE enter space race with Mars the ultimate goal
- October 31, 2018

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched on Monday an H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's Ibuki-2 greenhouse gas observation satellite and an Earth observation satellite made by United Arab Emirates , putting both into orbit. (more...)
Pakistani court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy Pakistani court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy
- October 31, 2018

A hardline Islamist party has threatened street protests if Bibi were to be freed or her sentence reduced. "Her conviction is set aside", said CJP in the ruling. Critics of the blasphemy law have said it is used to settle personal scores or to attack minority communities. Further, Justice Khosa "because of some important legal and factual issues involved in the case" chose to record his separate concurring opinion which stated that the prosecution had failed to prove its case against Asia ... (more...)
Norwegian arrested for attempted assassination in Denmark on behalf of Iran
- October 31, 2018

Mr Borch Andersen said that the unidentified suspect was being held under pre-trial detention until November 8th, and was denying any wrongdoing. A Norwegian citizen of Iranian descent was arrested October 21 on suspicion of helping an unknown Iranian intelligence service "to act in Denmark" and for involvement in planning to kill an opposition member, Borch Andersen said. (more...)

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