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Author: 0 New idea being explored in Brexit negotiations

European Council President Donald Tusk touches his eyebrow after delivering a statement during a joint news conference following a Tripartite Social Summit roundtable at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Oct. "I think we are quite close to a no-deal", warned Konrad Szymanski, the Polish minister for European Affairs, after a pre-summit meeting with his European counterparts in Luxembourg.

World News Mongolia invites North Korea's Kim to visit
Author: 0 Mongolia invites North Korea's Kim to visit

The two Koreas agreed on Monday to begin reconnecting rail and road links in spite of US concerns that the rapid North-South thaw could undermine efforts to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Since early this year, Seoul has applied for a welter of sanctions exemptions - to engage in exchanges of people and provide fuel and materials to North Korea during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, for reunions of families separated by the Korean War, and for a cross-border military ...

World News New Ad Hits Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle Instead of Whataburger
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U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a debate with U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (not shown), at the KENS- 5 TV studios in San Antonio , Texas, U.S., October 16, 2018. No Democrat has won any of Texas' almost 30 statewide offices since 1994, the nation's longest political losing streak. When O'Rourke said he wanted to expand federally funded health care to more Americans, Cruz said the congressman agreed with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and supported socialized medicine that would cost ...

World News Canada legalises recreational use of cannabis
Author: 0 Canada legalises recreational use of cannabis

And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country's easternmost province a federal official told The Associated Press that Canada will pardon all those with convictions for possessing up to 30 grams of marijuana, the now-legal threshold.

World News At least 5 people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising
Author: 0 At least 5 people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising

The Aude department, home to the medieval fort city of Carcassonne , sustained seven months of its average rainfall in one night in the worst floods in the area since 1891. "It was raining, raining, raining and my wife says to me, 'We can hear water, switch on the light.' So I switch on the light and nothing, it's pitch black".

World News Multiple casualties after explosion at college in Crimea
Author: 0 Multiple casualties after explosion at college in Crimea

Sergei Melikov, the first deputy head of the National Guard, described the detonation of the home-made bomb as a act of terror. A deadly blast that ripped through a college in Russia-annexed Crimea on Wednesday is being investigated as a possible terror attack, the Kremlin said.

World News Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use
Author: 0 Canada legalises cannabis for recreational use

Outside one of the cannabis shops in St. John's, N.L., that were set to open at 12 a.m. local time on October 17th, the 46-year-old knew exactly what he planned to do with his first legally purchased gram. The B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch, the official government distributor of non-medical cannabis in B.C., has entered a contract with Canada Post to deliver online cannabis orders to customers.

World News British, EU ministers say still time for Brexit deal
Author: 0 British, EU ministers say still time for Brexit deal

The president of the European Council has said there are "no grounds for optimism" of a breakthrough on Brexit when EU leaders start a crucial summit in Brussels tonight. "For now, Britain is negotiating with Britain", Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said, referring to May's troubles with her own cabinet and supporters.

World News ICRC confirms death of abducted midwife
Author: 0 ICRC confirms death of abducted midwife

Three aid workers, Hauwa Mohammed Liman, Alice Loksha and Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa , were working in the town of Rann when they were kidnapped by Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA). " We thanked everyone for all the support and prayers during this trying moment, and we will continue to have trust in God ", he said. Nigeria's government has not made Boko Haram's demands public, BBC noted, adding, "It is unclear why the ICRC would be targeted when it acted as an intermediary ...

World News Jared Kushner ‘likely’ paid little or no income taxes for years
Author: 0 Jared Kushner ‘likely’ paid little or no income taxes for years

A spokesman for Kushner's attorney told the Times that Kushner followed the advice of attorneys and accountants, and filed and paid all taxes required by law. For instance, in 2015 Kushner earned $1.7 million in salary and investments, but he and his company reported $8.3 million in losses due to depreciation.

World News Missing Wisconsin girl possibly sighted in Florida
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Jayme was not inside the residence. Even the sheriff said they're working with very little information. "Due to the proximity and unknown facts of this incident, we will have increased police presence at and around all of our buildings, simply as a preventative measure", a statement from the school district said.

World News Sparks Outrage With Video Showing First Lady Look-Alike Stripping in Oval Office
Author: 0 Sparks Outrage With Video Showing First Lady Look-Alike Stripping in Oval Office

Melania Trump wishes the media would stop focusing on what she wears - which is exactly why she wore a jacket with a controversial message on it during a trip to a migrant child detention center earlier this year. "If you really see what people are saying about me", the first lady said in the interview. @cdelafresh _ #TI's new video, you know the one where he let #Trump know he "ain't Kanye", garnered a lot of support but it also has unsurprisingly ruffled some feathers in the #WhiteHouse.

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Author: 0 "Bring your rage": Witches plan to hex Brett Kavanaugh in public ritual

Steve Scalise . 'How did you get there?' I don't remember. Kavanaugh was then sworn in that same day as an associate justice of the Supreme Court - and now keeps his rating as " well qualified ". "We're raising visibility and letting people know they're not alone with the monsters", Bracciale said. "Even if you don't believe in the magic of it, you're given the space and the affirmation, having your voice heard, feeling a sense of fellowship and camaraderie", Bracciale said.

World News Thousand-Strong Migrant 'March' Walking Toward US Border
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The U.S. provided about $127 million in aid to Honduras in 2016, according to the U.S. Agency for International Development, a year when the country's GDP totaled about $22 billion, according to the World Bank. The friction coincides with intensified efforts by Beijing to win recognition from Central American countries that are now allied with Taiwan. Dozens attended Mass at the Basilica in the city of Esquipulas, just across the border from Honduras and about 90 miles east of Guatemala ...

World News Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Istanbul patriarchate
Author: 0 Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Istanbul patriarchate

The rift between the two Orthodox churches is expected to affect all patriarchates and churches, which will be called , in due time, to clarify their own positions on the issue. "We now stand before a new church reality: we no longer have a single coordinating center in the Orthodox Church and we must very clearly recognize that", Ilarion said in a televised interview on Russia's main state broadcaster, Channel 1.

World News NBC Forced to Issue Correction on Trump's 'Robert E. Lee' Comments
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NBC News did not bother to include Trump's full comments when it tweeted that Trump was calling General Lee, the commander of the Confederate States Army, "incredible". Ulysses S. Grant-an OH native. Nevertheless, the story that Trump took time at his rally to "praise" Robert E. Lee was a constant theme on MSNBC all weekend, up to and including this morning.

World News Trump accuses climate scientists of pursuing 'political agenda'
Author: 0 Trump accuses climate scientists of pursuing 'political agenda'

US President Donald Trump has again expressed doubt over whether rising global temperatures are being caused by humankind and accused scientists studying climate change of pursuing a "political agenda". Trump claimed in 2012 that global warming was invented as an economic move by "the Chinese". Britain has a target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent compared with 1990 levels by 2050, but campaigners have warned this does not go far enough to meet pledges made under the ...

World News Beijing will defend itself in United States trade war, says Chinese ambassador
Author: 0 Beijing will defend itself in United States trade war, says Chinese ambassador

In a recent interview with National Public Radio, Cui said the U.S. has "not sufficiently" dealt in good faith with the Chinese on trade matters, saying "the U.S. "That can't be the standard", Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, said in an interview on CNN. Trump said his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who denied any involvement in the disappearance of Khashoggi.

World News Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM
Author: 0 Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

If Australia does proceed, it will be following the USA which earlier this year moved its embassy, effectively recognising the holy city of Jerusalem as the "true" capital of Israel. In their joint statement , Morrison and Payne said they would oppose a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly that would allow the "State of Palestine" to take over the chairmanship of the Group of 77 , an important regional bloc at the UN.

World News Trump hangs painting of himself at bar with Republican presidents
Author: 0 Trump hangs painting of himself at bar with Republican presidents

But Thomas' talents aren't reserved for the GOP-he also painted "Democratic Presidents Playing Pool", artwork featuring former Presidents Barack Obama , Bill Clinton , and others. Trump's likeness has been ruthlessly disfigured by "high" and "low" artists alike, who have made no secret of their dislike of the Republican president.

World News British mountain biker 'shot dead by hunter' in French Alps
Author: 0 British mountain biker 'shot dead by hunter' in French Alps

He died when a 22-year-old hunter in the vicinity fired a shot and struck Sutton. "The shooter went into deep shock when he realised what he had done". The hunter, who was taking part in a game shoot event with around 17 other people, was taken to hospital and treated for shock. "It may be that he was mistaken for a fast moving animal".

World News Family rescued thanks to 'HELP' written in logs after Hurricane Michael
Author: 0 Family rescued thanks to 'HELP' written in logs after Hurricane Michael

On arrival at Eglin Air Force Base near Valparaiso, Trump spoke briefly of the storm's impact on local residents, telling reporters: "You know many of these people, they have no homes". Vann praised the efforts of first responders after the storm. They also evacuated 50 to 100 people in a Lynn Haven neighborhood after discovering a gas leak while searching for victims.

World News Trump Suggests Defense Chief Could Leave
Author: 0 Trump Suggests Defense Chief Could Leave

Trump's comment echoes media reports from September - denied by the White House at the time - that Trump has gradually seen Mattis as less of an unimpeachable military authority and more as a political operative as they have increasingly clashed over policy.

World News Pres. Defeats Daniels' Defamation Case
Author: 0 Pres. Defeats Daniels' Defamation Case

Daniels won't get the opportunity to amend her complaint to cure deficiencies, and what's more under Texas' anti-SLAPP statute, she now has to pay Trump's legal costs - perhaps a rubbing of salt in the wound to those who contributed to Daniels' legal defense fund.

World News Duke and Duchess of Sussex's tour of Australia
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The royal baby already has a gift waiting. Meghan wore a tight-fitting cream dress by Australian designer Karen Gee that barely revealed a royal bump as they were welcomed at an event Tuesday. Meghan Markle , the Duchess of Sussex with ties to one soap, has big news for the world: She's having a baby! "Wishing them all the best", May tweeted.

World News Man behind 'Cornerstore Caroline' video isn't buying her apology
Author: 0 Man behind 'Cornerstore Caroline' video isn't buying her apology

Teresa Sue Klein has been identified as the woman who called 911 in the video . "The son grabbed my arse and she chose to yell at me", Klein said, referring to the boy's mother. Emmett Till was a 14-year-old African-American who was lynched after he was accused of offending a white woman in her family's grocery store. "I want the cops here right now", Klein is heard telling the dispatcher in the recording.

World News Fight breaks out in OR between left and right wing protestors
Author: 0 Fight breaks out in OR between left and right wing protestors

The Proud Boys pummel an Antifa protester. Proud Boys, a misogynistic and anti-Muslim fraternity known for acts of political violence, has been characterized as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center . Police are investigating vandalism outside the Metropolitan Republican Club that appeared Thursday night. Shea said Monday that three more protesters were to be arrested for the brawl, too.

World News India minister denies misconduct after #MeToo accusations
Author: 0 India minister denies misconduct after #MeToo accusations

He also questioned the credibility of the accusations asking how there was a sudden uproar against him ahead of the Lok Sabha elections that are due in 2019. Never named him because he didn " t "do" anything. "Sometimes, he would walk over to the door and put his hand over mine; sometimes he would rub his body against mine; sometimes he would push his tongue against my pursed lips; and every time I would push him away and escape from his room", Wahab wrote on the news website, the Wire .

World News Hillary Clinton Says Bill Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Says Bill Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal

Amid a raging #Metoo storm, the two-decade old episode resurfaced with many questioning whether the power imbalance between a sitting president and an intern made it impossible for the relationship to be considered consensual. But Hillary Clinton , in her interview with CBS , denied playing any role in criticizing the character of her husband's accusers. Clinton's remarks came after she wouldn't compare her husband's actions with Lewinsky with the accusations against Supreme Court ...

World News Cologne police: Hostage incident at train station
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German police have made contact with a man who took a woman hostage Monday inside Cologne's main train station and are trying to win her release. RPT police said a hostage was taken at Breslauer Platz, a major square near the busy train station.

World News 'Who Cares?': Trump Reacts to Warren's DNA Test Showing Native American Ancestry
Author: 0 'Who Cares?': Trump Reacts to Warren's DNA Test Showing Native American Ancestry

After that Montana debate, Warren brushed off Trump's taunts as she had multiple times before, whenever he deployed his derisive "Pocahontas" nickname for her. Sarah Smith, was at least partially Native American. Just on Friday, Mr. Trump renewed his criticism of Ms. Warren during a Fox News interview saying, "I have more Indian blood than she does, and I have none, unfortunately".