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World News Abe and Modi build ties after Japan PM’s China visit
Author: 0 Abe and Modi build ties after Japan PM’s China visit

At the entrance of a hotel at the foot of Mount Fuji, Abe greeted and shook hands with Modi before a luncheon earlier in the day. Modi arrived in Japan late Saturday - the same day Abe returned from a three-day summit in China - to be met by members of the Indian expatriate community.

World News Far-right Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential race
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Haddad, a former Sao Paulo mayor, said he would fight to "defend the freedoms of those 45 million people" who voted for him, after Bolsonaro vowed late in the campaign to "cleanse" Brazil of leftist "reds". US President Donald Trump has called Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday to congratulate the far-right candidate on winning Brazil's presidency, the White House said.

World News Angela Merkel 'to abandon key CDU party role'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel 'to abandon key CDU party role'

Her centre-left governing partners were on course for a dismal result, running neck-and-neck with the Greens for second place. The result has prompted calls for the chancellor's administration to get its act together quickly. Meanwhile, the anti-establishment Alternative for Germany party, which advocates a stricter migration policy, has entered Hesse's Landtag for the first time with 13.1% of the vote and now holds seats in all of Germany's regional parliaments.

World News Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder

Turkey alleges a 15-member hit squad was sent to Istanbul to kill the journalist, a onetime Saudi insider who became a critic of Prince Mohammed and was a columnist for The Washington Post . Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, in an interview with a German newspaper Friday, backed the call for an European Union embargo on weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia.

World News Pittsburgh shooting: Inside the mind of Robert Bowers, the synagogue attack suspect
Author: 0 Pittsburgh shooting: Inside the mind of Robert Bowers, the synagogue attack suspect

Friend Myron Snider says Wax was a retired accountant who was unfailingly generous and in his late 80s. Bowers was taken to a hospital where he was listed in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds. history. "I've heard the conversation over the past year about how we should arm security guards in our schools", Peduto said. "Let me tell you, we should not look away when anti-Semitism is on the rise", Greenblatt said.

World News Facebook bans 80+ ‘Iranian-linked’ accounts it says masqueraded as United States citizens
Author: 0 Facebook bans 80+ ‘Iranian-linked’ accounts it says masqueraded as United States citizens

Last year, in the fourth quarter of 2017, Facebook estimated that duplicate accounts may have represented approximately 10 per cent of their worldwide MAUs (Monthly Active Users) in its latest annual report. Back in August, Middle East Eye reported that Iran had previously attempted to sway public opinion in the U.S. through social media. "We also identified some overlap with the Iranian accounts and pages we removed in August".

World News Air Pollution is the 'New Tobacco', World Health Organization
Author: 0 Air Pollution is the 'New Tobacco', World Health Organization

Faridabad , Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon also recorded air quality in the "very poor" category Friday, according to the CPCB data. Crop burning will be at its peak in the first week of November as farmers prepare their fields for sowing winter crops, mainly wheat.

World News Florida governor and senate races are too close to call
Author: 0 Florida governor and senate races are too close to call

Gillum has since distanced himself from Corey. Text messages released afterward paint a different picture. "In the state of Florida, we got a lot of issues", Gillum said, responding to DeSantis. Reached Friday, Barnes said "I don't have any information other than the email exchange". His statement seems at odds with the picture emerging from the documents.

World News Putin invited to visit Washington next year
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Mr Bolton noted that Mr Putin and President Donald Trump are set to meet in Paris next month when they attend events marking 100 years since Armistice Day on November 11. His assuming the office of President was Russia's worst . Trump said that most likely this meeting will take place. The pact bans either country from developing short or medium range missiles and was instrumental in bringing about the end of the Cold War.

World News Nor'easter to bring high winds, coastal flooding Saturday
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Stay with News 12 for the latest weather information. Rain is expected in our area early on Friday evening. On Thursday morning, the storm was near Houston, bringing heavy rain from New Orleans up into Arkansas. Rain will cover NY and New England with rain - and in the far north with snow - on Saturday night . Some snow and sleet are also likely in higher elevations in the interior of the state at the onset of the storm, forecasters wrote.

World News Mexico announces aid options for migrants
Author: 0 Mexico announces aid options for migrants

In its statement, LCWR said it was "deeply troubled" by the president's "continued denigration of those fleeing untenable situations in their home countries". She argued that members of the caravan are risky, echoing Trump's claim that "unknown Middle Easterners" are mixed in with the crowd. Mexico on Friday announced it will offer Central American migrants medical care, education for their children and access to temporary jobs as long as they stay in two southern states .

World News Two Koreas hold general-grade military talks to discuss detente
Author: 0 Two Koreas hold general-grade military talks to discuss detente

The two sides released a press statement entailing their agreements during the latest round of their military talks. The talks took place as the Joint Security Area (JSA) began implementing new protocols created to reduce tension, while North Korea continued criticizing the United States' push for continued sanctions.

World News Florida Man Arrested In Connection With Package Bombs Identified
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And officials in NY also uncovered a suspicious package Friday at a Manhattan post office addressed to former intelligence director James Clapper . When asked by a reporter whether there might be more bombs that have yet to be discovered, NY police Commissioner James O'Neill said it was unclear.

World News Knife-wielding woman hurts 14 children in China kindergarten
Author: 0 Knife-wielding woman hurts 14 children in China kindergarten

The suspect's motivation is unclear and authorities did not say if the woman was an employee at the school. A woman with a knife injured 14 children at a nursery in the western Chinese city of Chongqing , according to police. The victims were taken to hospital while guards and staff at the kindergarten restrained the attacker. They also urged social media users to refrain from passing on "rumours", the BBC report said.

World News United States mail bomb suspect: Who is Cesar Sayoc?
Author: 0 United States mail bomb suspect: Who is Cesar Sayoc?

The complaint identifies a Twitter account that authorities said he used to rail against Democratic figures, and it notes that both his social media messages and the bomb packages used the same misspelling - "Hilary Clinton" - for Trump's 2016 opponent.

World News Meghan Markle wows in tuxedo dress at Invictus Games closing ceremony
Author: 0 Meghan Markle wows in tuxedo dress at Invictus Games closing ceremony

The Royal couple were expecting. The Royal couple joined the 12,000-strong crowd in clapping and cheering throughout the two-hour long ceremony that included performances by Perth rock outfit Birds of Tokyo and the gospel singers from the US-based Kingdom Choir who performed at Meghan and Harry's wedding in May.

World News Eight people killed in Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting
Author: 0 Eight people killed in Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting

President Donald Trump Tweeted a message as he was following the unfolding events in Pittsburgh . It was not immediately known how many people had been shot, whether there were any fatalities or what the shooter's motive was. A suspect in custody and "multiple" people dead following a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania. He said of the building's maintenance man: 'He was shaken, he saw one of our congregants down, he knew, he was in the bathroom and he was able to ...

World News Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu makes rare visit to Oman
Author: 0 Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu makes rare visit to Oman

Israel and Oman do not have formal diplomatic relations. Netanyahu's visit comes at a time when Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects appear dim. Speaking at a security summit in Bahrain, Yussef bin Alawi bin Abdullah maintained, however, that Oman would not serve as a mediator, but would offer ideas for negotiations, while expressing support for peace efforts being led by US President Donald Trump .

World News Saudis say Khashoggi's body was rolled in carpet, not dismembered
Author: 0 Saudis say Khashoggi's body was rolled in carpet, not dismembered

Among those additional measures are discussions with the Treasury Department to impose targeted sanctions against Saudis, Pompeo said . The comments came as Prince Mohammed is under growing worldwide pressure to fully explain the killing in Istanbul of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, a murder which officials in Turkey have suggested may have been ordered by the prince himself.

World News Rahul Gandhi courts arrest amid Congress protest, says ‘Modi is corrupt’
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi courts arrest amid Congress protest, says ‘Modi is corrupt’

The Congress chief along with other party leaders were inside the Lodhi Colony police station for around 30 minutes. Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav, CPI leader D Raja and TMC's Nadimul Haque also joined the protest. Meanwhile, Delhi Traffic Police said vehicular movement on Lodhi Road, CGO Complex, Bhishma Pitamah Marg, Sai Baba Chowk and near Dayal Singh College had been affected due to the large assembly of Congress workers.

World News Jamal Khashoggi's murder 'premeditated' - Saudi prosecutor
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Turkish police searched the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, and the consul general's residence, as well as hunting for evidence in an Istanbul forest. "And they had the worst cover-up ever", he added. Trump said: "Once they thought about it, everything else they did was bad too". The comments came as Prince Mohammed is under growing global pressure to fully explain the killing in Istanbul of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, a murder which officials in Turkey ...

World News Israeli air strikes hit blockaded Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli air strikes hit blockaded Gaza

Israeli military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus claimed that the Syrian government had instructed the Palestinian Islamic Jihad to launch the rocket attacks with Iran's support. They are also protesting over Israel's crippling blockade of Gaza. Widespread desperation among Gaza's 2 million residents - who get only a few hours of electricity a day and undrinkable tap water, in addition to suffering from soaring joblessness and limited freedom of travel - fuels their ...

World News Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman
Author: 0 Sri Lanka president sacks prime minister, appoints strongman

Sirisena later issued an official gazette notification that declared the removal of Wickremesinghe and appointment of Rajapaksa. Sirisena, along with some UPFA lawmakers including from his centre-left Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), formed a coalition government with Wickremesinghe's UNP soon after Sirisena unexpectedly defeated former ally Rajapaksa in a presidential election in January 2015.

World News Twitter suspends account that may be tied to suspected mail bomber
Author: 0 Twitter suspends account that may be tied to suspected mail bomber

Records show he was born in NY and according to an online resume he attended college in North Carolina. Additional details, such as his name, were not immediately released. "Republicans go out and vote!" As in comments earlier in the week, he did not mention that the package recipients were all Democrats or officials in Obama's administration, in addition to CNN , a news network he criticizes nearly daily.

World News 1 in custody in connection with package bombs
Author: 0 1 in custody in connection with package bombs

The sprawling warehouse, where authorities believe several of the parcels were processed, appeared to remain in operation during the search, with tractor-trailer traffic continuing to and from the facility as police were seen walking around the loading docks.

World News Man Arrested Trying to Steal Magna Carta from UK Cathedral
Author: 0 Man Arrested Trying to Steal Magna Carta from UK Cathedral

Nick Papadopoulos, the dean of Salisbury , told the BBC . Britain's Queen Elizabeth II unveils a plaque at Runnymede, England, during a commemoration ceremony Monday June 15, 2015, to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta . It was not damaged and no one was injured in the incident, police said . The Magna Carta , or "great charter", was originally meant to stop an English rebellion against King John in 1215, giving rise to an alternative to government by absolute power.

World News Blowtorch used to kill spiders may have started house fire in US
Author: 0 Blowtorch used to kill spiders may have started house fire in US

He then informed the firefighters that he was using a blowtorch to kill spiders and remove their webs from the bricks of the house exteriors. Well this is something you wouldn't want to try at home. "This is definitely not the preferred method to exterminate spiders in and around your home", Fresno Fire Department Captain Robert Castillo tells the Bee .

World News Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest — NY Times
Author: 0 Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest — NY Times

Georgia's poor track record on civil rights issues helps to explain why Abrams, throughout her career in public service, has long dedicated herself to franchising new voters. Kemp said under his tenure as secretary of state, minority participation is up 23 percent. "We have a million more people on our voter rolls today than we had when I took office".

World News Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well
Author: 0 Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well

Haspel traveled to Turkey on Monday, apparently to assess information the Turks have collected on Khashoggi's killing inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. "Even if US President Trump saves (Mohammed bin) Salman, in the eyes of the world he is a questionable person with Khashoggi's blood on his hands", Cevik's column said.

World News Thousands Abandon Caravan, Apply for Asylum in Mexico — CARAVAN CRISIS
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Officials at ICE and the immigration courts are already dealing with a massive backlog of cases , which the caravan could make much worse. About 7,200 people are part of this caravan. "But no one has the power to organize this many people". A group of Mexican police, who said responsibility for deporting migrants rested with immigration officials, tried to flag down rides for some.

World News Abe departs for China in hope of building new relations
Author: 0 Abe departs for China in hope of building new relations

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Beijing on Thursday for the first official visit to China by a Japanese political leader in almost seven years, hoping to lift often tense bilateral relations to a "new phase". Japan has trade problems of its own with the United States. Japanese defence officials are wary of its military implications, and Tokyo is pushing its Free and Open Pacific Strategy to promote trade and infrastructure in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

World News Tremors felt in Malta as earthquake hits Greece
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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 6.8 magnitude quake was 35.9 kilometers (22.3 miles) southwest of Lithakia in the southern part of Zakynthos. The tremor was felt in Greece's capital, Athens, and as far away as Italy. BNO News reported residents in Greece describing the quake to officials with the EMSC as "strong", adding that they experienced shaking for an estimated 15 to 30 seconds.