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Israeli coalition on brink after 'capitulation' in Gaza

Israeli coalition on brink after 'capitulation' in Gaza Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks Wednesday at Israel's Parliament in Jerusalem. Mr Lieberman called on all parties to support early elections.... Hamas portrayed the ceasefire as a victory and thousands of residents of the blockaded enclave took to the streets late Tuesday to celebrate. The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of P... [Full Article...]

Air NZ flight from LA cancelled after tarmac crash

Air NZ flight from LA cancelled after tarmac crash The system automatically pushes the nose down. But if that nose-down command is triggered by faulty sensor readings - as suspected in the Lion Air crash - pilots can struggle to control the plane and it can go into a dive and perhaps crash. [Full Article...]

Beijing welcomes Singapore's efforts in promoting ASEAN-China ties

Beijing welcomes Singapore's efforts in promoting ASEAN-China ties Inward-looking, protectionist policies have gained ground in ASEAN as elsewhere, he said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night left for a two-day visit to Singapore during which he will attend the East Asia Summit , an ASEAN-India informal meet, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit and hold a bilateral meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence . [Full Article...]

Khashoggi killing: 'Tell your boss deed is done'

Khashoggi killing: 'Tell your boss deed is done' I also told Mr Trump [US President] that there is no need to look around for his murderers", Turkey's president said. Riyadh has arrested 18 people over the murder, including 15 members of the death squad. "We gave the tapes". The Turkish president told reporters on his plane back from France that he discussed the Khashoggi case with French, German and United States leaders over dinner. [Full Article...]

Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed

Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed The town of Paradise was virtually burned to the ground with some 228 people still unaccounted for. "We thank the tireless efforts of the first responders here in Los Angeles County and across the State". Some knew that their homes were safe for the time being while waiting for a chance to return. The largest of the two blazes, the Woolsey Fire , grew to more than 83,000 acres on Saturday aft... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Britons 'won't need visas for European Union visits'

Brexit: Britons 'won't need visas for European Union visits' On Wednesday afternoon, May will discuss the agreement with her Cabinet. The Prime Minister said that the negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union still face "significant" issues despite the talks that went until the early hours of Monday morning, as both sides are still struggling to bridge the gap over the Northern Irish border, The Guardian reported . [Full Article...]

CNN sues President Trump on behalf of reporter

CNN sues President Trump on behalf of reporter In the statement, Sanders falsely accused Acosta of "placing his hands" on a White House intern as she attempted to aggressively remove the microphone from his hands during a contentious press conference exchange with President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Australian strawberry supervisor 'inserted needles for revenge'

Australian strawberry supervisor 'inserted needles for revenge' She is accused of inserting needles in strawberries while working as a fruit picker in Queensland in September. Queensland Police said it had conducted a "complex" national investigation "with multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies " in order to zone in on Trinh. [Full Article...]

Conjoined twins successfully separated in 6-hour surgery

Conjoined twins successfully separated in 6-hour surgery Crameri said if there were any unexpected problems during the operation, the hospital had all the resources and experts on hand that it would need. Doctors were able to successfully divided the twins' shared liver in the six-hour long operation. [Full Article...]

Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M

Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M She was sentenced to a minimum of six years to a maximum of 11 years and a month imprisonment. Her husband, Ferdinand Marcos, was ousted by a "people power" revolt in 1986 and died in 1989. Imelda Marcos was the governor of metropolitan Manila during the 1970s when she committed the offenses she was sentenced for on Friday, a scheme that involved shifting about $200 million out of the Philip... [Full Article...]

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the US for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. [Full Article...]

Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap

Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is likely to pay a visit to Russian Federation this month, South Korea's top diplomat said on Monday. "Ongoing conversations continue to take place", Nauert said. Pompeo's postponement of talks came amid emerging differences between Seoul and Washington, which stations 28,500 troops in the South to protect it from its nuclear-armed neighbor. [Full Article...]

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana Those injured are in non-life-threatening condition and being treated in hospital. The 118 passengers on board the Boeing 757-200 included 82 Canadians. On landing, the emergency services were activated and since then an investigator from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has taken responsibility for the crash site. [Full Article...]

Possible recounts loom in tight Florida senate and governor contests

Possible recounts loom in tight Florida senate and governor contests Mohammed Jazil, who is representing Secretary Ken Detzner, said in a hearing Friday that by changing the noon deadline, it would cause problems with the counties that have already submitted their unofficial returns. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum , meanwhile, conceded Florida's governor race to Republican Ron DeSantis , because he was trailing the congressman by an even larger margin. [Full Article...]

Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

Florida is again at the center of an election controversy Under Florida state law, a candidate running for office can declare victory if the margin of votes is greater than 0.5 percent of the total vote. A third state-wide race that could go to a recount - the agriculture commissioner race between Democrat Nikki Fried and Republican Matt Caldwell - is the tightest of all, with Fried holding a 483-vote lead - a margin of 0.006 percent. [Full Article...]

CNN's Acosta denied entry to White House following aggressive Trump press-conference

CNN's Acosta denied entry to White House following aggressive Trump press-conference Acosta said in a tweet late on Wednesday he had been denied entry into the White House by the Secret Service. "The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is terrible", he said, referring to his press secretary. "Plenty to criticize Acosta about", Ross wrote , "but he did not "place his hands" on the intern". Other Twitter users showed Sanders' video side-by-side with the original broadcast to argue... [Full Article...]

Lion Air Boeing 737 safety alert after crash

Lion Air Boeing 737 safety alert after crash An AOA sensor provides data about the angle at which wind is passing over the wings and tells pilots how much lift a plane is getting. Preliminary investigations into the Indonesia Lion Air flight 610 Boeing 737 MAX crash have indicated a problem with a sensor that alerts pilots about the possibility of aircraft stalling , especially when the nose is up post lift-off. [Full Article...]

Mueller writing final report on Russian Federation probe, submission timeline unclear

Mueller writing final report on Russian Federation probe, submission timeline unclear Susan Collins, the Republican senator from ME, and one of the party's more moderate elected politicians, also praised Mr Sessions, saying he was "a leader of integrity who served our country well". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has overseen Mueller's work. Trump had enjoyed Whitaker's cable TV appearances - including one on CNN in which he suggested that the Mueller probe be starved o... [Full Article...]

These Are the Victims in the Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting

These Are the Victims in the Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting The sheriff's department had several previous contacts with Long including a call to his home in April when deputies found him acting irate and irrationally. Housley's roommate said that she's devastated, but also angry. KNBC-TV spoke to a man at a reunification center which had been set up for families. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired

Russian Federation probe 'under threat' after Sessions fired That investigation is now being lead by former FBI director Robert Mueller , who was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and has overseen the probe's work. Since stepping into his new role on Wednesday, Whitaker has faced questions - principally from Democrats - about whether he should recuse from the Russian Federation investigation, given that he has written opinion pieces in ... [Full Article...]


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