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World News Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet
Author: 0 Indonesia extends search for victims, second black box from crashed jet

Four ping locators - which are lowered into the sea to listen for the black box's signal - are now being used to locate the cockpit voice recorder after an additional unit was contributed by the U.S. He and other top officials including the military chief plan to meet with families today to explain the search operation. While Lion Air said the condition of the aircraft before take-off had nothing to do with the fatal crash, airline safety analysts told AirlineRatings.com the two are ...

World News At least 14 killed in China highway pile-up
Author: 0 At least 14 killed in China highway pile-up

The incident occurred last night as the driver of the heavy duty articulated truck lost control on a downhill stretch of expressway and collided with cars lining up at a toll booth, authorities in the city of Lanzhou's said. The driver, who sustained minor injuries is now in police custody. Local authorities have demanded that risky sections of expressways across the province be examined.

World News Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams
Author: 0 Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

Oprah is urging Georgians to make history by electing the first black female Democrat to sit as governor of the state. Winfrey explained that in her canvassing, she already talked to people who have voted early and plan on volunteering for Abrams.

World News Obama Says Ending Birthright Citizenship Isn’t Something A President Can Do
Author: 0 Obama Says Ending Birthright Citizenship Isn’t Something A President Can Do

The clause states that " all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States ". In a tweet on Wednesday morning , President Trump endorsed a fringe legal theory that the children of undocumented immigrants are not citizens because their parents were not "subject to the jurisdiction " of the United States, as required by the Fourteenth Amendment .

World News UK's PM May odds of Irish border deal
Author: 0 UK's PM May odds of Irish border deal "50-50"

Varadkar separately told reporters that an expiry date of that nature would not be worth the paper it is written on. Farage added that if the British elite betrayed Brexit , he did not think there would be violence on the streets but that British politics would be shaken up and the Conservative Party would suffer badly.

World News El Chapo's US drugs trial kicks off under tight security
Author: 0 El Chapo's US drugs trial kicks off under tight security

Joaquin Guzman, also known as " El Chapo ", has been held in solitary confinement in NY for the last two years. Potential jurors arrived at the courthouse Monday to find it under tight security that included heavily armed officers, some doing sweeps with bomb-sniffing dogs.

World News China's Xi Jinping vows lower tariffs, more imports at trade fair
Author: 0 China's Xi Jinping vows lower tariffs, more imports at trade fair

Uhuru has been one of the chief guests at the China International Import Expo, the first such event in China that has attracted participants from over 130 countries, among them Kenyan horticultural farmers and traders. But he also pushed back at foreign pressure in comments clearly aimed at Donald Trump, who has started a trade war between the world´s two largest economies.

World News Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash after wedding
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Bailee Ackerman and William Byler were married Saturday, before being whisked off to a ranch near Uvalde, Tex. The crash is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board. And friend Madi Wagner said she took comfort that the couple's last day alive was spent celebrating with their loved ones, adding: 'I believe it was truly the best day of their lives'.

World News 1 killed as two planes crash mid-air
Author: 0 1 killed as two planes crash mid-air

Deschamps says no injuries were reported from the other plane. A spokesperson for Ottawa paramedics, Marc-Antoine Deschamps, said one person who was in the plane that crashed in the field was pronounced dead on scene. It happened in the area of McGee Side Road in Carp around 10 a.m. The pilot of the crashed plane was killed in the incident, Ottawa paramedics have confirmed.

World News Saudi investigators acted as cleanup-squad after Khashoggi murder: Turkey
Author: 0 Saudi investigators acted as cleanup-squad after Khashoggi murder: Turkey

Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist critical of the Saudi government and its de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , disappeared at the consulate on October 2. Turkey wants the suspects extradited but Saudi Arabia has maintained they will be prosecuted nationally. "We must reveal the identities of the puppet masters behind Khashoggi's killing", Erdogan said.

World News Pete Davidson under fire for poking fun at veteran's eyepatch
Author: 0 Pete Davidson under fire for poking fun at veteran's eyepatch

The vile attack came during the SNL's faux news segment "Weekend Update" where Davidson was mocking multiple Republican politicians for their looks. Rick Scott, who is running for Senate, and Vice President Mike Pence's brother, Greg Pence, who is running for Congress in Indiana. After outrage on social media, Crenshaw addressed the controversy in a tweet on Sunday, saying that he tries "not to offend" and tries harder "not to be offended".

World News Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside
Author: 0 Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside

Daniel Sokup said. Three young Girl Scouts and a mother were killed Saturday while cleaning garbage out of a ditch in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin. A small community in the U.S. The reason for the crash is not clear and Mr Sokup said Treu had been approaching a hill and there were no blind spots. "I have one son here that's in scouts and he's wearing his scout uniform to help represent the scouting community", Schafer said.

World News Mike Pompeo warns Russia, China over Iran sanctions
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo warns Russia, China over Iran sanctions

The latest round of sanctions affecting 300 new designations including Iran's oil, shipping, insurance and banking sectors, may be a fiasco as Washington has allowed eight countries to continue importing crude from Iran. "Iran is a much different country than it was when I took office", said Trump. The sanctions which snap back Monday were lifted in 2015 when Iran agreed to a multilateral nuclear deal meant to prevent Tehran from obtaining weapons of mass destruction.

World News Lanka MP says caller offered $2.8m to back PM
Author: 0 Lanka MP says caller offered $2.8m to back PM

The Party also condemned its Batticaloa district parliamentarian S. Viyalendran, who crossed over to the Rajapaksa ked government accepting a deputy minister post. "We did not offer money to anybody, we don't have money to offer to anybody", said one of its legislators, Mahindananda Aluthgamage. "Malicious rumours are being spread to discredit the Government and I think this will put a stop to all that", the Government spokesman said adding that, "Despite cries of foul play, the powers vested ...

World News Things Car Owners Can Do To Combat Air Pollution
Author: 0 Things Car Owners Can Do To Combat Air Pollution

Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) director-general Sohinder Gill, speaking on air pollution and condition of electric mobility, said: "Steps like holding construction, implementing odd-even and closing down schools, are more of crisis management than a cure.

World News Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms
Author: 0 Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms

At the moment, Nelson is the only Democrat holding statewide office in Florida. Former Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis , who was boosted in his bid for the nomination by the President's endorsement, now finds himself consistently off the pace in his race with Gillum, who will take a brief break from the trail early Saturday morning in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, where he is the mayor.

World News Former Dunwoody student among those killed in Florida yoga studio shooting
Author: 0 Former Dunwoody student among those killed in Florida yoga studio shooting

Some told us hearing about what happened makes them want to look over their shoulders at all times, and that it's unbelievable to think about what happened. Van Vessem was a doctor specializing in internal medicine who worked as chief medical director for Florida's Capital Health Plan, the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper reported .

World News Utahns grieve for mayor killed in Afghanistan in 'apparent insider attack'
Author: 0 Utahns grieve for mayor killed in Afghanistan in 'apparent insider attack'

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the third so-called "green-on-blue" attack in less than three weeks that have rattled foreign troops tasked with training and assisting the war-torn country's military. As reported by the New York Times, the latest attack came as the American military has retreated to a more cautious position following a widespread rumor about the killing of Kandahar police chief Gen.

World News Jamal Khashoggi was a unsafe Islamist: Saudi Crown Prince
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi was a unsafe Islamist: Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi's fiancee wrote in an op-ed piece published Friday in The Washington Post the Trump administration's response to Khashoggi's death has been "devoid of moral foundation". Trump also said that he wasn't satisfied with the Saudi account over Khashoggi's death. "I would like to send this message to Mr Trump: I would like him to support Turkey's legal efforts in trying to bring light to the situation and to discover the whereabouts of his body", Cengiz said in a recorded message ...

World News India man-eating tigress killed after huge hunt
Author: 0 India man-eating tigress killed after huge hunt

Elsewhere, TV footage showed locals celebrating and distributing candies, saying they were relieved that the terror unleashed by the tigress was over. This handout photo released by the Maharashtra Forest Department on November 3, 2018 shows the dead body of the tiger known to hunters as T1 after being shot in the forests of India's Maharashtra state near Yavatmal .

World News Iran is preparing an attack on Denmark
Author: 0 Iran is preparing an attack on Denmark

Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen expressed his concern over the incident via Twitter, stating that "it is totally unacceptable that Iran or any other foreign state plans assassinations on Danish soil", reiterating that "further actions against Iran will be discussed in the European Union".

World News Yemeni drone strike hits Saudi airbase in retaliation
Author: 0 Yemeni drone strike hits Saudi airbase in retaliation

Civilians have borne the brunt of the conflict, which has killed over 10,000 people and sparked the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Saudi Arabia s regional role has come under scrutiny after the killing in its Istanbul consulate last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a former royal court insider-turned-critic and a columnist for the Washington Post.

World News Trump accuses Obama of 'lie after lie'
Author: 0 Trump accuses Obama of 'lie after lie'

Trump, gathered Saturday to knock on doors and make turnout calls from Pennsylvania to IL to Washington to try to erase the G.O.P.'s 23-seat House majority. Roosevelt took a beating, losing 71 seats, according to political publication PolitiFact. "In the months leading up to the midterms - when he could have an impact - he has been making an aggressive case for Democratic candidates", said Eric Schultz, a senior adviser to the former president.

World News Australia aims to remove all children of asylum-seekers on Nauru
Author: 0 Australia aims to remove all children of asylum-seekers on Nauru

Scott Morrison on Tuesday said the government was "quietly" removing children from the island nation, telling reporters this week the number had halved over the past nine weeks. "All doctors are really concerned that that level will get to the stage where suicidal ideation will become real, that we will either lose children through suicide or lose children through the Resignation Syndrome , where they become so profoundly depressed that they would rather be dead than continue the mental pain ...

World News Pres. Trump comments on allegedly false accusation against Justice Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Pres. Trump comments on allegedly false accusation against Justice Kavanaugh

September 25: Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, received an anonymous handwritten letter from "Jane Doe" which alleged that Kavanaugh and another male had raped her multiple times in a auto. Investigators found that she lived in Kentucky, not California. "When asked by Committee investigators whether she had ever met Judge Kavanaugh, she said: 'Oh Lord, no'".

World News Netanyahu hails Brazil leader’s plan to move embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Netanyahu hails Brazil leader’s plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

On Thursday Bolsonaro tweeted that "as previously stated during our campaign, we intend to transfer the Brazilian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem". Mr Netanyahu said in a statement . "What has happened today in the elections is not the victory of a single party, but the celebration of an entire country in favour of freedom", said Bolsonaro in his victory speech, according to an informal translation of his recorded remarks by FRANCE 24 English.

World News Ireland, UK close to sealing Brexit deal, they say
Author: 0 Ireland, UK close to sealing Brexit deal, they say

British officials are keen to avoid the negotiations dragging on, with Brexit day scheduled for March 29. Hopes of a breakthrough have risen in the last week after it emerged the European Union has proposed a new UK-wide customs arrangement in addition to a backstop or insurance policy in relation to the Irish border.

World News U.S. indicts Chinese, Taiwanese firms for trade espionage
Author: 0 U.S. indicts Chinese, Taiwanese firms for trade espionage

According to a 2017 report by the US trade representative's office, Chinese theft of USA intellectual property costs the US between $225 billion and $600 billion annually. Other cases have involved stolen wind turbine technology and software source code. Wang downloaded over 900 Micron confidential and proprietary files before he left MMT and stored them on USB external hard drives or in personal cloud storage, from where he could access the technology while working at UMC.

World News How Indian Government’s Digital Authoritarianism Is Interfering With
Author: 0 How Indian Government’s Digital Authoritarianism Is Interfering With "Internet Freedom"

India leads the world in the number of Internet shutdowns , and its Internet freedom score fell by 2 points to 43 in the latest Freedom on the Net report. It cites Kazakhstan, where media portals Ratel and Forbes.kz faced criminal charges for disseminating "false information" after a former minister who is now a businessman, Zeinolla Kakimzhanov, filed a complaint over stories that accused him of involvement in corruption.