• Some slam video of cop killer tweeted by Trump as racist
Some slam video of cop killer tweeted by Trump as racist

Democratic control of the House would have huge implications, opening the door to a flood of investigations into matters from Trump's tax returns to his policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S. In the 1938 elections the Democrats at the time of Franklin D. Roosevelt took a beating, losing 71 seats, according to political publication Po...

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  • Asylum seekers reject United States offer to stay on Nauru
Asylum seekers reject United States offer to stay on Nauru

It is understood 38 children of asylum seekers remain on the island. "Seventy-nine per cent of Australians said they wanted to see children refugees and their families released from detention on Nauru", columnist and Stellar editor-in-chief Sarrah Le Marquand told Today this morning.

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  • Trump Uses False Accusation Against Brett Kavanaugh To Inflame His Base
Trump Uses False Accusation Against Brett Kavanaugh To Inflame His Base

Kavanaugh to serve as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States, leading to his eventual confirmation on October 6, 2018", the letter says early on, in part . Though the letter was anonymous (it was signed "Jane Doe"), it allegedly came from a woman in Oceanside, California. Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation process was dela...

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  • Stay safe this bonfire night
Stay safe this bonfire night

The traditional theme proved a hit with families previous year, which saw the Priory grounds bursting at the seams. The bonfire will be lit at 5pm, and there will be fireworks from 7pm. The first rocket will be launched at 7pm followed by the lighting of the bonfire. Traditionally, more children than adults get injured by fireworks and there ar...

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  • US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft
US Justice Department charges Chinese company with trade secrets theft

Separately, Sessions a new Department of Justice initiative to combat Chinese economic espionage. He and Wang both stole several Micron trade secrets related to the design and manufacture of DRAM, the USA said. If convicted, the defendants face up to 14 years in prison and $5 million in fines. The company, which was spun out of public sector lab IT...

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  • Internet shutdown was the highest in India in 2018
Internet shutdown was the highest in India in 2018

Despite remaining "Not Free " for the fifth year in a row, internet freedom improved slightly in Thailand due to increased access and less direct violence against online journalists and other online users, the report said. Authorities have also cracked down on the use of VPNs to circumvent the Great Firewall, leading Apple to delete hundreds...

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  • Trump says he plans to crack down on asylum seekers
Trump says he plans to crack down on asylum seekers

The president's remarks, five days before US voters determine which party will control Congress and state governorships across the country, drew immediate criticism as an effort to generate fear and energize his political base. Trump, for several months, systematically separated every family apprehended at the border. "They're not coming in", was h...

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  • Indonesia slams Saudi Arabia’s execution of domestic maid
Indonesia slams Saudi Arabia’s execution of domestic maid

However, Indonesia still sent a diplomatic note to Riyadh, protesting the action. "We have called Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and conveyed our protest", said Widodo, according to his cabinet secretary's office. During the meeting, Mr Marsudi emphasised the importance of having a mandatory consular notification before carrying out death pe...

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  • Merkel's exit from German politics draws closer
Merkel's exit from German politics draws closer

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for more private investment in Africa as she hosted African leaders as part of a concerted effort to combat underdevelopment on the continent. When Merkel took power in 2005, the German population still divided readily into "Ossies", who lived in the formerly communist territory of East Germany, an...

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  • Stumping for Abrams, Oprah makes impassioned plea for turnout
Stumping for Abrams, Oprah makes impassioned plea for turnout

She shared, "Georgia you've been on my mind and here's why". Abrams is running on a campaign that includes Medicaid expansion, and "common-sense gun control", Winfrey noted. Winfrey has always been rumored to be a 2020 presidential candidate, but she quelled those rumors in her Thursday speech. I don't want to run, ' she told the crowd.

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  • More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet
More body parts found from crashed Indonesian jet

His wife Ningsy Ayorbaba, interviewed at a Jakarta police hospital where she had taken her three children for DNA tests to help with victim identification, said: "My husband sent that video". The cause of the crash is not known, although a technical log from the plane's previous flight on Sunday showed one instrument was giving "unreliable" airsp...

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  • ‘Devoid of moral foundation’ Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancé condemns Donald Trump
‘Devoid of moral foundation’ Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancé condemns Donald Trump

Providing new details about Khashoggi's death this week, the Istanbul Prosecutor's Office called it an "assassination", issuing a statement saying Khashoggi was set upon soon after he entered the consulate, as part of a plan. "Yet at the same time I say that it's very important for the stability of the world, for the region and of the world, that...

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  • Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkish chief prosecutor says
Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkish chief prosecutor says

Aktay's statement comes after the first official acknowledgement from the Istanbul chief prosecutor, Irfan Fidan , on Wednesday that Khashoggi's body was "dismembered and destroyed" after his death at the hands of a team of Saudi officials who flew in from Riyadh to kill him.

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  • Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after vehicle crash
Woman rescued after spending six days in desert after vehicle crash

The vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged nearly 50ft before it got caught in a tree. Her auto landed in a mesquite tree and remained suspended above the ground. She told officials that she stayed in the vehicle for several days before climbing out and went toward the railroad tracks hoping someone would find her, however, she didn't make i...

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  • Dead in Attack on Coptic Christian Pilgrims in Egypt
Dead in Attack on Coptic Christian Pilgrims in Egypt

El-Sissi, who has made the economy and security his top priorities since taking office in 2014, wrote on his Twitter account that Friday's attack was created to harm the "nation's solid fabric" and pledged to continue fighting terrorism.

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  • Before fall at park, couple took selfie
Before fall at park, couple took selfie

It's still unclear how the couple had fallen, but Viswanath's brother told NBC that the couple had set up a tripod on the ledge of the ridge to take a selfie. A study published this month in the Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care said 259 people had died taking selfies between October 2011 and November 2017.

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  • COAS Bajwa strongly condemns assassination of Maulana Samiul Haq
COAS Bajwa strongly condemns assassination of Maulana Samiul Haq

Speaking to the television channel, Hamidul Haq said Maulana Samiul was unable to participate in the protests against Asia Bibi's acquittal by the Supreme Court in a blasphemy case. Samiul Haq was born on December 18, 1937 in Akora Khattak, North-West Frontier Province of British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan ). He was member of the Sena...

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  • Sony Music & Syco Television’s London Offices Evacuated After Stabbing Incident
Sony Music & Syco Television’s London Offices Evacuated After Stabbing Incident

The name of the person arrested wasn't immediately known. Police have said that there is no evidence of firearms being involved in the incident and the attack is not believed to be terror-related. One Twitter user apparently inside the building posted: "Under tables at The Sony Building in a locked office because there's banging and screaming do...

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  • Bus plunges into Chinese river after fight between driver and passenger
Bus plunges into Chinese river after fight between driver and passenger

A total of 15 people were on board the bus. Shocking footage has emerged of the moments before a bus plunged 60 metres off a bridge in China on Sunday , showing a passenger fighting with the driver. Dashcam footage from an oncoming vehicle shows the bus veering off its lane, colliding with a auto and smashing through a bridge guardrail before pl...

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  • National Crime Agency launches investigation into Arron Banks over 'electoral law offences'
National Crime Agency launches investigation into Arron Banks over 'electoral law offences'

In July, a United Kingdom parliamentary committee said it was "unclear" where Banks had obtained the money he donated to the Leave campaign and whether he had "profited from business deals arising from meetings arranged by Russian officials".

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