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Pence: U.S. Won't Budge to Avoid Cold War With China

Pence: U.S. Won't Budge to Avoid Cold War With China Vice President Mike Pence has undertaken a kind of "freedom of navigation" operation of his own over the disputed South China Sea, an interview published Tuesday revealed ahead of Pence's visit to Singapore for a series of meetings in the region. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange Has Been 'Charged In Secret', US Accidentally Reveals

Julian Assange Has Been 'Charged In Secret', US Accidentally Reveals The lawyer's statement follows U.S. media reports that Washington was preparing to prosecute the WikiLeaks founder and was confident it would be able to have him extradited to the United States. He is known to follow court filings closely. The case had been sealed until early September, though by itself it attracted little notice. While the DOJ has been investigating Assange for eight year... [Full Article...]

Facebook Staff Told To Use Android Phones

Facebook Staff Told To Use Android Phones Zuckerberg told reporters on a call Thursday that "The basic approach is if you're not happy after your appeal, then you can appeal to this board or higher body". Facebook said in its statement that it ended its contract with Definers Wednesday night. According to the report, Sheryl Sandberg oversaw an aggressive lobbying campaign to counter the public backlash against the company. [Full Article...]

Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack

Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack Mr Trump had earlier criticised Mr Macron's suggestion that a European army was needed, in part, to reduce reliance on the U.S. military. "Yesterday was November 13, we were marking the murder of 130 of our people", Mr Griveaux said. Olivier Faure, head of the French Socialist Party, said that while he opposed Mr Macron's policies, he sympathised with the president for having to endure Mr Trum... [Full Article...]

Number of missing in California fire doubles to more than 600

Number of missing in California fire doubles to more than 600 At least 63 people have been confirmed dead in the Camp Fire , which erupted a week ago in the drought-parched Sierra foothills 175 miles north of San Francisco and now ranks as one of the most lethal single U.S. "It is the devastation that only fires of this kind can bring about". A number of celebrities have lost their homes in Malibu as a result of the Woolsey inferno, including Pierce Brosn... [Full Article...]

Rohingya rejection ruins Bangladesh repatriation effort

Rohingya rejection ruins Bangladesh repatriation effort The Chittagonian workforce from areas in what is now present-day Bangladesh has a connection to the Rohingya, the analyst said, but so do a group that also shared similar features, and were there before colonial rule. "To return them without proper support and proper protections would be a challenge, and that's why we need to be sure that we are continuing to work with global humanitarian organi... [Full Article...]

Mueller team has ‘gone absolutely nuts,’ Trump says about Russian Federation inquiry

Mueller team has ‘gone absolutely nuts,’ Trump says about Russian Federation inquiry Mueller's probe has already resulted in guilty pleas from several former Trump insiders, including ex-national security adviser Mike Flynn, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen, among others. The Democrats poised to take over the committees on Oversight, Government Reform, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce and Intelligence announced on Wednesday that th... [Full Article...]

Monkey kills baby boy after snatching infant from mother

Monkey kills baby boy after snatching infant from mother Neighbors rushed to help after hearing the mother's screams on Monday afternoon in a village near Agra city, according to Agra Police Assistant Superintendent Abhishek, who goes only by his first name. The increased aggressiveness has sparked outcries from environmental and protest groups concerned about the animals' place in India. It is high time that the monkeys should be removed from the... [Full Article...]

USA treasury secretary and China's vice premier resume trade talks

USA treasury secretary and China's vice premier resume trade talks China has responded with import tariffs on United States goods. Xi and Trump are due to meet this month at a gathering of the Group of 20 major economies in Argentina. Tensions deepened in late May when Washington announced that $50 billion worth of Chinese goods would be subject to 25 per cent tariffs. 24 September the USA imposed 10% tariffs on imported Chinese goods at $200 billion, and in t... [Full Article...]

United Nations calls for peace as starvation looms in conflict-stricken Yemen

United Nations calls for peace as starvation looms in conflict-stricken Yemen An officer of the pro-government Giants Brigades told Xinhua by phone that "the large anti-Houthi military operation which will liberate the Hodeidah's port has not started yet". Nearly 18 million people are considered hungry and 8.4 million severely hungry in Yemen, whose population is 29 million. A number of countries had recently called for a cessation ahead of renewed UN-led peace efforts to... [Full Article...]

Woman, Homeless Man Involved In GoFundMe Case Arrested

Woman, Homeless Man Involved In GoFundMe Case Arrested Mark D'Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt will face charges including conspiracy and theft by deception, according to the source. A New Jersey prosecutor says he will announce developments in a criminal investigation of a couple that raised US$400,000 for a homeless man they said helped them with a disabled vehicle. [Full Article...]

German Chancellor Merkel supports a European army but ducks broader EU reforms

German Chancellor Merkel supports a European army but ducks broader EU reforms President Donald Trump . "The times in which we could unconditionally rely on others are over". " Europe must take our fate into our own hands if we want to protect our community", she said , noting plans to call for the creation of a new European Security Council to oversee the new Euro-centric armed force. [Full Article...]

New military reinforcements arrive in Yemen’s Hodeidah to continue fighting

New military reinforcements arrive in Yemen’s Hodeidah to continue fighting Hunt discussed the "latest developments in the region" with 82-year-old King Salman and later Monday held separate talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the monarch's son and heir apparent, the Saudi Press Agency said. There have been global outrage over the murder of US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and after Democratic and Republican politicians had threatened to take action in ... [Full Article...]

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi's killing

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi's killing Riyadh had offered numerous contradictory explanations for Khashoggi's disappearance before saying he was killed in a rogue operation, in a case that has sparked a global outcry, opened the kingdom to possible sanctions and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. [Full Article...]

Michelle Obama Says She'll Never Forgive President Donald Trump

Michelle Obama Says She'll Never Forgive President Donald Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks out in an exclusive live interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts in Chicago about her memoir, "Becoming ". "My husband needed me", Michelle Obama wrote in Becoming . "I remind myself the dignity and decency I've seen in people throughout my life, the many obstacles that have already been overcome", she admits. [Full Article...]

Lawyer Seeks Asylum For Asia Bibi, Family In Netherlands

Lawyer Seeks Asylum For Asia Bibi, Family In Netherlands Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Asia Bibi , a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her blasphemy conviction was overturned. [Full Article...]

European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks

European Union leader's scathing put-down sums up Theresa May's Brexit talks EU leaders made clear they were expecting no breakthrough at the European Council summit, which had always been billed as the "moment of truth" when agreement was needed to allow time for ratification before Brexit day in March. Any extension to the Brexit transition period should come instead of - not as well as - a " backstop " for Northern Ireland, the Brexit secretary has said. [Full Article...]

Authorities investigate after photo shows Baraboo students giving apparent Nazi salute

Authorities investigate after photo shows Baraboo students giving apparent Nazi salute Jordan Blue - one student who appears in the photograph but did not make the salute - told a reporter with VICE News that he felt "uncomfortable" with the situation as it took place. Two hours northwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin , is the close-knit community of Baraboo, home to roughly 12,000 residents and a school district serving 4,000 kids across five elementary schools, one middle school, a... [Full Article...]

Pak "Mainstreaming" 26/11 Terrorists Threat To All: PM Modi To Mike Pence

Pak India and United States, but to the worldwide community", Gokhale said. Ahead of that China's President Xi Jinping will press Pacific island leaders to sign up to his signature trillion dollar "Belt and Road" infrastructure plan when he arrives in PNG today, two days before the APEC leaders' summit. [Full Article...]

World reacts to Bunnings sausage scandal

World reacts to Bunnings sausage scandal She also pointed out the irony of a store that prides itself on encouraging customers to "do it yourself" dictating how their sausage in bread should be made. "To be frank, our customers know onions are for eating not dropping". Ahhh.if only we Americans had such a dastardly dilemma to confront, ' a third user chimed in. [Full Article...]


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