Saudis Target Amazon, Jeff Bezos Over Jamal Khashoggi Coverage in 'Washington Post'

06 Nov, 2018

A senior official of Turkey's ruling party who is a friend of Khashoggi's suggested his body may have been dissolved in acid or other chemicals. Booz Allen Hamilton, the American contractor, is now training the Saudi Arabian Navy, which is carrying out an economic blockade in Yemen which has brought that country to the brink of what United Nations officials say could be the worst starvation in living memory.


Five men arrested for "vile" effigy of Grenfell Tower tragedy

06 Nov, 2018

Police on Tuesday said they arrested five men following an outcry over the burning of a model of London's Grenfell Tower , where 72 people died in a devastating fire previous year. On Twitter, British Prime Minister Theresa May called the video " utterly unacceptable ". London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: "This is an appalling and disturbing video".


Russian Federation to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation

06 Nov, 2018

The situation looks slightly better when viewed through population control: 65 percent of Afghans live in areas controlled by Kabul , according to SIGAR. Last year, US President Donald Trump unveilled a new Afghan war strategy that recommitted thousands of troops there and scrapped any timeline for a withdrawal.


DUP: ‘Looks like we’re heading for no-deal Brexit’

06 Nov, 2018

May told Varadkar that there would need to be a mechanism through which the backstop could be brought to an end, a spokesman from her office said in a statement. "These ideas are not backstops at all and don't deliver the UK's obligations", the spokesman said. Downing Street claimed the report about the deal is "all speculation".


What's at stake on November 6 in U.S. midterm elections

05 Nov, 2018

Sound familiar? Tomorrow Americans across the USA vote in Donald Trump'sfirst big electoral test since he became president. Besides stymieing the Trump agenda, a Democratic victory in the House could allow Democrats to launch multiple committee investigations of the Trump administration and possibly even impeachment proceedings.


Twitter reportedly removes over 10,000 accounts that discourage voting

05 Nov, 2018

As reported by Reuters , accounts sent out tweets that discouraged male Democrat voters from casting their vote, suggesting that they would " drown out the voice of women". One of the recent tweets that were plagued by the Democrats were messages to men. It is working with contractors to identify campaigns with false information.


May's 'secret' Brexit deal avoids Irish backstop

05 Nov, 2018

Writing in the Sunday Times , Mr Davis said: "It was an unwise decision to accept the EU's language on dealing with the Northern Ireland border". A Downing Street spokeswoman added: "The prime minister is clear we are leaving the customs union". "While we too hope the Northern Ireland backstop will never be required to be used, it will be required to be written down in legal text".


Delhi's air quality improves further, comes down to 'poor' category

05 Nov, 2018

The improvement in air quality can be attributed to the increase in surface wind speed to five kmph. With pollution levels hitting a new high, residents of Indian capital Delhi and adjoining areas have been complaining of breathlessness and burning sensation in the eyes.


Wisconsin town mourns 3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in crash

05 Nov, 2018

A fourth juvenile female was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Girl Scouts sing as hundreds of community members turn out in the rain Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil at Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, Wis., in remembrance of three Girl Scouts and a parent who died Saturday after being struck by a pickup truck while their troop was picking up trash along a rural highway.


One Pilot Dead In Mid-Air Plane Collision In Canada's Ottawa

05 Nov, 2018

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the plane at the airport sustained minor damage. The Carp Airport said it had no details about the incident. Ottawa police said the accident occurred over the west end of the city just after 10:00 local time. Ottawa paramedics responded to the crash and pronounced the occupant of the Cessna dead at the scene.


Army Gives Reasons For Using Trump’s ‘Stone Video’ To Justify Shiites Killings

05 Nov, 2018

In the video, the U.S. president warns that soldiers deployed to the Mexican border could shoot Central American migrants who threw stones at them while attempting to cross illegally. Violence in Nigeria stems from the detainment of Islamic Movement of Nigeria leader Ibraheem Zakzaky. "We have seen a shocking and unconscionable use of deadly force by soldiers and police against IMN members".


Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms

05 Nov, 2018

The Democratic Party candidate is hoping to become the country's first black female governor, Deutsche Welle reported . Trump said that Obama's assertion that "if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor" under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act proved false.


Erdogan: Order to kill Khashoggi 'came from highest levels of Saudi govt.

05 Nov, 2018

When he failed to re-emerge, his fiancée - who was waiting outside - alerted Turkish authorities that something was wrong. It later admitted he had been murdered, saying the killing was premeditated and a result of a " rogue operation ".


Row erupts over killing of tigress

05 Nov, 2018

According to another letter by the deputy conservator of forests, Khan deliberately concealed information about a reported sighting of Avni early on in the operation, sabotaged the forest department's attempts to capture the tigress and created a media frenzy around the case - ostensibly to create support for Avni's killing.


UN Secretary General asks Sri Lanka's President to allow Parliament vote ASAP

05 Nov, 2018

Wickremesinghe called his sacking illegal and demanded a floor test in parliament to show he retains his majority. Namal's comments are aimed at persuading the legislators in Sri Lanka's main Tamil party - Tamil National Alliance (TNA ) - to switch their allegiance to Rajapaksa in his bid to prove majority in the parliament.


Florida yoga studio shooting: Two killed and four injured

04 Nov, 2018

Maura Binkley was majoring in worldwide studies and was close to completing her college education, friends said. "Maura truly lived a life really devoted to peace, love and caring for others", her father, Jeff Binkley, told CNN affiliate WSB .


Michael Cohen Donald Trump repeatedly made racist remarks in private

04 Nov, 2018

The comments that he attributes to the President are unlikely to help the GOP's cause when it comes to courting the minority vote. "[Trump] said to me, 'Name one country run by a black person that's not a shithole, ' and then he added, 'Name one city, '" Cohen said, similar to a statement the president made about African nations earlier this year.


Asylum-seeker kids to leave Nauru

04 Nov, 2018

Outsourcing the initial announcement to former attorney-general George Brandis , Prime Minister Scott Morrison even went so far as to take credit for the quiet, dignified way in which he'd apparently organised evacuation of children to Australia.


Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

04 Nov, 2018

Taylor served on the North Ogden City Council starting in 2009, and became mayor in 2013, according to his biography on the city website. He was sent to Afghanistan in January as part of President Donald Trump's troop increase. Taylor's last Facebook post touched on how inspired he had been by the elections in Afghanistan, as he encouraged people in the United States to vote on Tuesday.


Leicester players remember late owner at Bangkok temple

04 Nov, 2018

Claude Puel says referee Lee Probert was right to show Demarai Gray a yellow card for his shirt-off goal celebration in tribute to Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha . A superb cross from Ben Chilwell was finished off by Gray, who celebrated by lifting his shirt to reveal a message that read "For Vichai". "We are aware of petitions seeking this type of change as well as for a statue at the club and will discuss all these wishes with the Srivaddhanaprabha family and the football club".


Trump tweets his plans to reimpose sanctions on Iranian regime

04 Nov, 2018

Major general Mohammad Ali Jafari, the top commander of Iran's elite revolutionary guards, said at the Tehran rally that Iran would resist and defeat the US's "psychological war". Let me say that again: Zero. Pompeo said the countries agreed that the payments for the oil will go into offshore accounts that Iran will only be able to tap for "humanitarian trade, or bilateral trade in non-sanctioned goods and services".


Yemeni pro-gov't forces advance in Houthi-controlled Hodeidah despite casualties

04 Nov, 2018

Civilians have borne the brunt of the conflict, which has killed over 10,000 people and sparked a cholera epidemic and the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Peace talks in Kuwait also failed in 2016. The Houthis, through their own television station, confirmed that more than 30 airstrikes had targeted the air base and other areas around the capital.


Trump Preps Election Day Spin: We Saved The Senate!

04 Nov, 2018

Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat , is facing a challenge from Republican challenger John James. Independents, non-partisan and other parties made up 21 percent. We will see how successful that strategy was. Trump will tour the nation, landing him in Senate battlefields such as Indiana, Missouri, and Florida along with contests for governor in Georgia and Ohio .


Trumps Blasts Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Kavanaugh as 1 Faces Investigation

04 Nov, 2018

One of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh's accusers admitted this week that she made up her lurid tale of a backseat auto rape, saying it "was a tactic" to try to derail the judge's confirmation to the Supreme Court. September 26: The Senate Judiciary Committee presented the letter to Kavanaugh and interviewed him about the allegations, all of which he completely denied.


Midterm elections 2018: Who is Stacey Abrams? Georgia politician backed by Oprah

04 Nov, 2018

Civil rights groups celebrated the ruling as a major victory. "Go with God, go with goal, go with your values, upholding everything we believe to be true about Stacey Abrams and why we're all voting for her", Winfrey said . But after her speech, in a sit-down interview with Abrams - reminiscent of the 25-year television run of her daytime television show - she noted they were "just two women from MS".



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