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World News Flash flood in Jordan sweeps away school bus, killing at least 18
Author: 0 Flash flood in Jordan sweeps away school bus, killing at least 18

A number of families picnicking in the popular destination were also among the dead and injured, rescuers said, without giving a breakdown of numbers. An official with Jordan's civil defence department told the Jordan Times newspaper the death toll was expected to increase. "We are now assisting Jordan in rescuing a bus full of children swept away in a flood on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea".

World News GOP Tries To Use Gillum's Hamilton Ticket Debacle As Battering Ram
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During a stormy debate with DeSantis last week, Gillum described himself as "hard-working" and insisted he had received the ticket from his brother. "These records vindicate and add more evidence that at every turn I was paying my own way or was with my family, for all trips, including picking up tickets from my brother, Marcus, who was with a group of his own friends", Gillum said in an email to reporters.

World News Pres. Trump Tells Migrant Caravan To Turn Around And Go Home
Author: 0 Pres. Trump Tells Migrant Caravan To Turn Around And Go Home

The additional troops would provide logistical and other support to the Border Patrol, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a plan that had not yet been finalised and formally announced. The issue has become a rallying cry for the U.S. president, who has taken a hard line on illegal immigration and has repeatedly kept the story in the headlines in the run up to America's mid-term Congressional elections that could see the Democrats regain some degree of power.

World News Trump Ridicules Report About Risky iPhone Habits
Author: 0 Trump Ridicules Report About Risky iPhone Habits

In a tweet , he insisted he only used government-approved phones. " Story is soooo wrong!" As we learned earlier this year , President Trump has two iPhones with limited features (and vulnerabilities) - one exclusively for Twitter and news apps and the other for making calls.

World News Sarah Huckabee Sanders Responds to Bomb Crisis by Criticizing CNN
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The package that included the explosive device and an envelope containing white powder was addressed to former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan , a frequent Trump critic. political leaders and news outlets have voiced concern since Trump's election that the president's rhetoric is not only harmful to a free press but may even incite violence against journalists.

World News U.S. says will pull out of nuclear arms control pact
Author: 0 U.S. says will pull out of nuclear arms control pact

Trump has thus far refused to sign a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which Putin has suggested extending for five years and following up with a new agreement that could bring the number of deployed nuclear weapons below 1,000.

World News Japan journalist freed from Syrian captivity says he's safe
Author: 0 Japan journalist freed from Syrian captivity says he's safe

Jumpei Yasuda as soon as possible". An hour and a half later, they sent word that he had been freed and was at an immigration facility in Antakya, Turkey, next to the border with Syria. Jumpei Yasuda , who was working as a freelance war reporter, has been missing since June 2015 . Yasuda, a respected journalist who began his career at a local newspaper, started reporting on the Middle East in the early 2000s and went to Afghanistan and Iraq.

World News Pressure grows on Saudi Arabia
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Five Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul are giving statements as witnesses under an investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Turkish broadcaster NTV said on Monday. "Nothing can justify this killing and we condemn it in the strongest possible terms", Germany, Britain and France said in their joint statement on Sunday .

World News Trump refutes report that China is spying on his cellphone calls
Author: 0 Trump refutes report that China is spying on his cellphone calls

The president has two official iPhones, which have been partially secured by the National Security Agency. Chinese officials rely on Chinese businessmen and others with ties to Beijing to feed arguments and viewpoints to Trump's friends in an effort to influence him, the Times reported, citing the United States officials.

World News Girls planned stabbing at school
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Bartow police said a Bartow Middle School teacher heard about the plan from a student and notified the principal, who in turn called police. The girls, Hall claimed, said "they were willing to drink blood, and possibly eat flesh". The girls admitted to investigators that they were "Satan-worshippers". Ordered to empty their pockets, Persinger pulled out a knife and a knife sharpener, the affidavit said, while Westergaard produced three knives and a pizza cutter.

World News Suspicious 'pipe bombs' seemingly came from same person, NYPD says
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NY officials described the devices sent to CNN as "pipe bomb" devices. On Wednesday, explosive devices were addressed to the NY residence of former Democratic presidential candidate and secretary of state Hillary Clinton; the Washington residence of former Democratic president Barack Obama; California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters; and John Brennan , Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director, sent via the NY offices of CNN, where Brennan is a regular contributor.

World News Police Say 2 Dead In Kroger Shooting In Kentucky
Author: 0 Police Say 2 Dead In Kroger Shooting In Kentucky

One woman said her sister had to step over a victim to get to safety once police arrived and locked down the scene. Jeffersontown Police Chief Sam Rogers confirmed the deaths, saying one fatality was inside the Kroger store and the other outside.

World News Midnight purge at CBI: Alok Verma, Rakesh Asthana sent on leave
Author: 0 Midnight purge at CBI: Alok Verma, Rakesh Asthana sent on leave

The fresh team will have Superintendent of Police Satish Dagar and his senior DIG Tarun Gauba, who will report to Joint Director V Murugesan, a CBI order said . The decision to appoint Rao came a day after Special Director Rakesh Asthana moved the Delhi High Court seeking the quashing of FIR filed against him by the CBI in connection with an alleged bribery case.

World News Plastic Has Been Found In Human Poo For The First Time
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Tiny plastic particles have been discovered in human waste for the first time, according to research that the Medical University of Vienna and Austria's Federal Environment Agency presented on Tuesday... "What is unknown is whether the concentration of plastic being ingested is higher than that coming out, due to particles crossing the gut wall", she said.

World News Obama Rallies for Rosen in Nevada
Author: 0 Obama Rallies for Rosen in Nevada

The former president said, "Let me say something as the man who passed the law that protects people with pre-existing conditions from being discriminated against: They have no way of protecting people with pre-existing conditions in anything they've proposed".

World News Ohio's Pace of Early Voting is Picking Up
Author: 0 Ohio's Pace of Early Voting is Picking Up

Early voting for the November 6 general election began Monday throughout South Florida. Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe were among 30 counties in Florida to start early voting Monday. This kept workers busier than usual as voters like Mark Aberle and Gary Ackerman lined up to have their say . Bhakta, 37, is 37 weeks pregnant and said she cast her ballot early because she wasn't sure if she'd be able to on election day.

World News Titanic Gets Second Chance as Replica Sets Sail in 2022
Author: 0 Titanic Gets Second Chance as Replica Sets Sail in 2022

Palmer's vision is for the ship to follow the original journey, carrying passengers from Southampton to NY. To avoid a repeat disaster, Titanic II will apparently be outfitted with plenty of lifeboats - and will have a welded, not riveted hull - plus modern navigation and radar equipment.

World News World War II-era plane crashes on 101 freeway near Los Angeles
Author: 0 World War II-era plane crashes on 101 freeway near Los Angeles

The plane belonged to Condor Squadron , a nonprofit organization which flies WWII-themed planes over parades, celebrations, memorials and in mock dogfights. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board were investigating the crash. The pictures show the plane crashed nose down, with the back end of the aircraft sticking up in the air.

World News Bombs addressed to Clinton, Obama intercepted by Secret Service
Author: 0 Bombs addressed to Clinton, Obama intercepted by Secret Service

It comes at the same time United States secret services said it intercepted a suspicious package sent to Mr Obama's office in Washington. The official says investigators believe the explosive found at the Clintons' home is linked to one found earlier this week at the compound of liberal billionaire George Soros .

World News Kuwait welcomes decisions by Saudi king on 'regretful' Khashoggi case
Author: 0 Kuwait welcomes decisions by Saudi king on 'regretful' Khashoggi case

Angela Merkel and her foreign minister, Heiko Maas, issued a joint statement on Saturday, saying "the information provided about the sequence of events in the consulate in Istanbul isn't sufficient". Mutreb replied, "Yes, we will drug you and kidnap you", in what the official said was an attempt at intimidation that violated the mission's objective.

World News Italy's moderates fail to talk populists off of budget ledge
Author: 0 Italy's moderates fail to talk populists off of budget ledge

The European Commission is poised to reject a member state's budget for the first time ever, which would trigger a period of uncertainty as Rome and Brussels presumably will enter into negotiations. Dombrovskis said a year ago Italy's debt represented an average burden of 37,000 euros per inhabitant and it spent about the same amount to service its debt as it did on education.

World News Trump says looks like Khashoggi dead, threatens consequences
Author: 0 Trump says looks like Khashoggi dead, threatens consequences

The president said the consequences for Saudi Arabia, if they are ultimately deemed culpable, "will have to be very severe". The overnight announcement in Saudi State media also said a royal court adviser close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was sacked along with three leaders in the kingdom's intelligence services and other officials.

World News New Brexit offer would put all of United Kingdom in a customs backstop
Author: 0 New Brexit offer would put all of United Kingdom in a customs backstop

Theresa May says that "95%" of the agreement has been settled - but she is facing growing discontent from Conservative MPs, and the potential for a leadership challenge. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the exit agreement must be finalised by the end of next month to allow new laws to be put in place in time for exit day.

World News 1 dead in shooting at University of Utah
Author: 0 1 dead in shooting at University of Utah

Lauren was a 2015 honors graduate of Pullman High School. "She loved to sing and had strength an determination". The McCluskey family released a statement following Lauren's sudden death. As police searched the area, officers found McCluskey dead in a parked auto near the south tower of the Medical Plaza. She'd recently complained to campus police that Rowland had been harassing her.

World News Australia sexual abuse: Nationwide apology delivered to victims
Author: 0 Australia sexual abuse: Nationwide apology delivered to victims

Among the survivors watching the apology was 96-year-old Katie, who was abused at the Sisters of Saint Joseph orphanage at Gore Hill, on Sydney's north shore. From December, the government will report each year for the next five years, and then again in 10 years, on the progress of the recommendations. The Opposition Leader Bill Shorten told the gathering "our nation let you down".

Author: 0 Vintage plane crashes, catches fire on California freeway

Highway 101 is closed in both directions between Agoura Hills and Calabasas, a closure which could be in effect through the evening commute. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, said FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer.

World News Sandra Day O'Connor Reveals Dementia Diagnosis
Author: 0 Sandra Day O'Connor Reveals Dementia Diagnosis

She served from 1981 to 2006 and was a key swing vote, often bridging the gap between the court's conservatives and liberals. Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has announced she is withdrawing from public life after being diagnosed with dementia.

World News Duchess Meghan cutting back on grueling schedule: Kensington Palace
Author: 0 Duchess Meghan cutting back on grueling schedule: Kensington Palace

Meghan curtailed her activities after attending the opening ceremony for the Invictus Games on Saturday night at Sydney's Opera House. But if Meghan was further along in her pregnancy it would also explain why she has been able to tackle such a hectic tour schedule easily ( apart from a few secret breaks ).

World News Trump says he needs to learn more on slain Saudi writer
Author: 0 Trump says he needs to learn more on slain Saudi writer

Saudi Arabia said information provided by Turkey helped the Kingdom reveal the truth about Khashoggi's murder. It's unclear if police had already searched these areas. Al-Jubeir echoed President Donald Trump's warnings against rushing to judgment against Saudi leaders, saying, "There is the presumption of innocence until proven guilty", and that some have "turned that upside down".

World News Blow for Giuseppe Conte as European Union rejects Italy's budget
Author: 0 Blow for Giuseppe Conte as European Union rejects Italy's budget

And Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte also vowed Rome would resist the pressure from Brussels, admitting, however, that the government had no "Plan B" for its budget. The Italian government, which includes the anti-EU League party, will have three weeks to respond to Tuesday's decision by the European Commission with revisions of its proposal or ignore the commission's warnings.

World News Russian Federation hopes situation with missing Saudi journalist in Istanbul will be solved
Author: 0 Russian Federation hopes situation with missing Saudi journalist in Istanbul will be solved

The Saudi foreign minister gave his condolences to family of Khashoggi and said the death was an aberration and a huge and grave mistake. He changed his tone once again late this week, raising the prospect of sanctions against Riyadh. Speaking during an exclusive interview with Fox News' Bret Baier, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said that the country is now investigating Khashoggi's death and that the 18 people implicated in his slaying would be punished appropriately.

World News Titanic II could embark in 2022
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Now that the issue has been resolved, Blue Star Line has announced construction has re-started. The controversial project was first floated in 2012 by Australian businessman and politician Clive Palmer, but was delayed until now after a financial dispute with the Chinese government halted development back in 2015.