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World News ‘We are not killers’: Migrants in caravan respond to Trump
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A number of Honduran migrants traveling toward the USA border filed a lawsuit against President Trump claiming a violation of constitutional rights because of the president's proposed change in asylum laws; reaction and analysis from former prosecutor David Bruno and former criminal defense attorney Emily Compagno.

World News Plane Crash: Lion Air Black Box Found
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Indonesian media is reporting divers have recovered one of the two black boxes from the Lion Air plane that crashed into the sea on Monday, with 189 people on board. A wallet belonging to a victim of the Lion Air passenger jet that crashed off Jakarta . "My husband sent that video to me via WhatsApp". Hundreds of search-and-rescue personnel worked into Tuesday to find victims from JT610, a Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by the low-priced airline Lion Air.

World News Merkel's ally calls on sister party leader to quit as well
Author: 0 Merkel's ally calls on sister party leader to quit as well

Her position was widely uncontested until 2015, when she made a decision to temporarily open the German-Austrian border to refugees who were, at the time, camping in their thousands in Austria and Hungary. So it was a familiar sight on Monday to see her live on television, until she asked Germans to do something far less familiar, and "get ready for the time after me".

World News Early voting in Florida surges past 2014 totals
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These numbers don't include mail in ballots. Early voting shows an impressive surge in voting among the younger demographic - but it's because they generally don't vote in large numbers historically. A record number of Texans - more than 15.7 million, including 1.1 million in Tarrant County - are registered to vote this year. And in the 2012 presidential election, 387,350 Tarrant County voters cast early ballots in person, election records show.

World News Herschel Walker endorses Brian Kemp in Georgia governor's race
Author: 0 Herschel Walker endorses Brian Kemp in Georgia governor's race

Oprah Winfrey , the coastal elite billionaire and queen of all media, went down to Georgia to stump for Democrats. The bishop also said, "If you're going to address people based on their color only, I think it's pretty sad". On "Outnumbered", Washington Post editor and Fox News contributor Charlie Hurt said Winfrey is an "entity unto herself", and her endorsement may carry some weight, but he believes Hollywood elites won't swing races for Democrats in next week's midterm elections.

World News Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkish official claims body was dismembered and then ‘dissolved’
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkish official claims body was dismembered and then ‘dissolved’

Turkey's chief prosecutor on Wednesday confirmed for the first time that Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the consulate on October 2 as part of a planned hit, and his body was then dismembered and destroyed. Turkish prosecutors plan to seek the extradition of 18 suspects in the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi so they can be prosecuted. "Likewise, the refusal of the Saudi public prosecutor - who recently visited his counterpart in Istanbul - to cooperate with the ...

Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered, Turkish chief prosecutor says

Then, amid reports of an alleged Saudi hit squad that had killed the journalist, Saudi authorities said Khashoggi had been killed in a fight that took place in the consulate. As a result, the U.S.is holding off on implementing sanctions against the individuals responsible - at least for now. Trump has called the affair "one of the worst cover-ups in history", but warned halting a Saudi arms deal would harm USA jobs.

World News Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash
Author: 0 Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash

Her damaged vehicle was left stuck in the tree and hanging off the ground. The 53-year-old woman was driving along US route 60 in Wickenburg when she lost control of her auto, broke through a fence on the roadside and fell 50 feet, landing in a tree.

Author: 0 USA official denies report of possible China trade deal

Trump has asked key cabinet secretaries to have their staff draw up a potential deal to signal a ceasefire in an escalating trade conflict , sources said, adding that multiple agencies are involved in drafting the plan. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman told reporters the discussion was quite positive and that the two leaders were optimistic about resolving the dispute over technology that has resulted in both sides imposing penalty tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of each other's ...

World News VENICE UNDER WATER: 70% of city covered by flooding
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He was the owner of the Canadian-flagged vessel, from which others may also be missing. The city, famous for its canals and gondolas and lovely palaces and churches, is frequently overwhelmed by water in the period from October to December, but Monday's flooding was particularly heavy.

World News Seven killed as gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians
Author: 0 Seven killed as gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Security forces are now searching for the unknown gunmen who carried out the terror attack on the bus, the sources said. In Minya, the scene of Friday's attack, Christians constitute the highest percentage of the population - about 35 percent - of any Egyptian province.

World News USA police probe deaths of Saudi sisters found duct-taped together
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Rotana was enrolled at George Mason University, but left in the spring. "Those interviews are really unraveling, in some way, a piece of the puzzle of behind the scenes", Shea added. The sisters were Saudi citizens and students who were accompanying their brother in Washington, the Royal Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in NY said Tuesday.

World News Two injured in London stabbing incident at Sony Music HQ
Author: 0 Two injured in London stabbing incident at Sony Music HQ

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: 'We were called at 11:01 today to Derry Street, W8, to reports of an incident. Scotland Yard said: "Officers, including firearms officers, and London Ambulance Service are in attendance". "Not being treated as terror related". Police officers on the scene of a reported stabbing that resulted in two people being injured at Sony Music offices in London , Britain, November 2, 2018.

World News Chongqing bus plunge caused by fight between driver and passenger
Author: 0 Chongqing bus plunge caused by fight between driver and passenger

A statement from Wanzhou district police said the 48-year-old female passenger asked the driver to pull over after she missed her stop, but he didn't. Dashcam footage from another vehicle shows the bus swerving, colliding with a auto and crashing through a barrier before plunging off the bridge. Rescue workers and boats on the site where a public bus plunged into the Yangtze River after colliding with a vehicle in Chongqing, China on Oct 28, 2018.

World News Trump Tweets Controversial Video of Immigrant Cop Killer
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On the same day Trump tweeted the Bracamotes video, he also posted a similar campaign-ad styled video on his Twitter feed with a hashtag #JOBSNOTMOBS. Meanwhile, CNN reports that Republican Sen. "I can tell you that it's definitely part of a divide-and-conquer strategy that a lot of politicians, including the president, have used successfully in the past", Curbelo said Thursday on CNN.

World News Turkey: Saudi journalist's murder 'pre-planned'
Author: 0 Turkey: Saudi journalist's murder 'pre-planned'

Exactly one month after the disappearance and the subsequent murder of the Washington Post columnist inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the U.S. "There's no proof in regards to Russian Federation, but steps are taken", Vladimir Putin said last month. Instead, it said, the Saudis on Wednesday invited the Turkish prosecutor and his delegation to Saudi Arabia jointly to question the suspects held there about what happened to Khashoggi's body and whether his death was premeditated.

World News Pakistan overturns Christian woman Asia Bibi's blasphemy verdict, death sentence
Author: 0 Pakistan overturns Christian woman Asia Bibi's blasphemy verdict, death sentence

Asia Noreen was the first woman in Pakistan to be sentenced to death on charges of blasphemy. Bibi , who has been held in solitary confinement and wasn't present for the ruling, was shocked by the news , the BBC reports . Some roads had been closed - some by authorities and some by right-wing protesters. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers in parliament called Thursday for reforming the judicial system and Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law - so that innocents like Bibi wouldn't ...

World News 'They consider us toys': North Korean women join #MeToo movement
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US-based Human Rights Watch drew on interviews with more than 50 North Korean escapees to chronicle gruesome details of rape and other abuses perpetrated by security officers such as border guards, but also civilian officials. Pompeo said he would speak to his "North Korean counterpart" next week to discuss progress, even though working-level negotiations involving the special envoy he appointed in August, Stephen Biegun, still haven't started.

World News New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children
Author: 0 New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children

To see where these sex offenders live, simply visit FamilyWatchdog.us and enter the zip code or address of where you will be trick-or-treating. Sheriff Gary Long told CBS News he is not out to humiliate offenders. Halloween is certainly one of the best days of the year! "Don't let your drive of wanting to get good treats and candy outweigh the fact that you still need to be safe", he added.

World News U.S. charges Malaysian financier, Goldman Sachs bankers over 1MDB
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Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, has not given up on trying to obtain immunity from the Malaysian government, said former finance minister Daim Zainuddin in a report published on Wednesday (Oct 31). The charges are the first arising from the epic corruption scandal that has roiled politics in Malaysia, leading to criminal charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak .

World News Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor
Author: 0 Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

In recent weeks, a series of lawsuits and claims from Abrams and Democrats alleges that Kemp, the sitting secretary of state and thus Georgia's chief elections officer, is engaging in racially biased voter suppression. Trump did not go into detail Thursday about why he thinks Abrams would be bad for the state. Oprah Winfrey delivers an impassioned speech for Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams who is running in a tight race for Governor in Georgia.

World News Pentagon: 5000 Troops Will Be Deployed To U.S.-Mexico Border
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Despite carrying weapons, the MP forces would not be authorized to conduct law enforcement operations, an activity that would be barred under the 1878 Posse Comitatus Act . McAleenan said the influx of military personnel was necessary to deter migrants from attempting to enter the United States illegally. The new troops will include military police, combat engineers and helicopter companies equipped with advanced technology to help detect people at night.

World News Jack Dorsey Wants To Get Rid of Twitter Like Button
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Twitter did not offer a definitive statement Monday on the future of the feature, which replaced the star-shaped "Favorite" button three years ago . Dorsey had also made several comments regarding the changes Twitter was experimenting in order to make Twitter a healthier platform and reducing misinformation.

World News Texas militia heads for the border to hold back migrants
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A caravan of Central American migrants estimated to number at least 3,500 people left Honduras in mid-October and is now in southern Mexico on its way to the US border. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, however, told Fox News that Mexico has "stepped up in an unprecedented way". Still, the large troop deployment will be limited to performing similar support functions as the National Guard troops Trump has already sent to the border.

World News Pompeo says Khashoggi murder violated worldwide law
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Jamal Khashoggi was suffocated as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, a Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday. Turkey cast doubt today on whether Saudi Arabia was willing to "genuinely cooperate" in the investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , as worldwide pressure increased on Riyadh to provide answers.

World News Turkey targets east of Syria after securing Idlib
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The US-backed Kurdish-led force in Syria on Wednesday said it would temporarily halt operations against the "Islamic State" group (IS) after its forces came under fire by the Turkish military. Manbij is on the west side of the Euphrates. Turkey has long considered the Kurdish-led YPG to be a major threat to Turkey, due to the group's ideological ties to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a leftist Kurdish political and paramilitary group that is designated as a terrorist organization by ...

World News Squirrel Hill residents reflect on Tree of Life synagogue shooting
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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Pittsburgh Tuesday afternoon to offer condolences to the victims of the Synagogue shooting. As Trump left Washington for Pittsburgh , Kara Bernstein was on her way to protests in Squirrel Hill, the predominantly Jewish neighbourhood where the synagogue is located and many victims lived.

World News Japan protests S. Korea's ruling on forced labor as 'unbelievable'
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Japan's government has taken the position that the issue of compensation is "completely and finally" resolved, as declared by a 1965 pact attached to the Japan-South Korean treaty that normalized their post-colonial relationship. The company has appealed a 2013 order that it pay 100 million won ($87,900) to each of the four. Japan Iron & Steel later became Nippon Steel, which merged with another steelmaker in 2012 and became Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal.

World News Three boys were killed by Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip
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Residents said Abu Daher had dropped out of school and hoped to become a vehicle mechanic. "They said they were going to catch birds". "This is a wrong decision by the Israeli side", he said of the ban. Israeli officials rarely comment publicly on the efforts by Egypt and others to restore calm and ease humanitarian conditions in Gaza. Ashrawi said that since March 30 more than 205 Palestinians, including at least 37 children, have died in the Gaza Strip , and thousands have been ...

World News Collins, King slam Trump plan to end birthright citizenship
Author: 0 Collins, King slam Trump plan to end birthright citizenship

He was referring to comments unearthed from 1993 in which Reid said that "no sane country" would award citizenship to children of illegal immigrants born on its soil and promoted legislation to end the practice. CNN reported that attempting to undo birthright citizenship that way " is certain to set off a legal fight that could potentially wind up in the Supreme Court over his authority to issue Executive Orders with such broad scope ".