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Global Netanyahu calls Paris conversation with Putin 'very important'
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BEARDSLEY: President Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held hands as they unveiled a plaque to their countries' reconciliation and friendship at the railcar where the World War I armistice was signed. "The concern I have is that blinkered nationalist views may gain ground once again", Merkel said, warning that people were calling the "European peace project" into question.

Global Two Major Fires Burning in Ventura County
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In Northern California's Butte County, a huge brush fire devasted the town of Paradise, where 1,000 structures were lost. In the video posted to Facebook, two people are seen in a vehicle trying to escape a barrage of flames licking the road.

Global Passenger jet overshoots runway in Guyana, 6 injured
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In a statement this morning, the airline says it believes all 118 passengers and eight crew were safe following the crash in Georgetown. Flight Alerts, a Twitter account monitoring aircraft, reported the plane overshot the runway and crashed into a fence.

Global Muslim women make USA history with congressional wins
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She floored her, earlier perceived stronger, opponents with one being a prominent female politician, while two others were long-term servicemen in Minnesota's legislature. Omar will fill the seat of Rep. Keith Ellison (D), who is running for the state attorney general and is also a Muslim. Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib was another Muslim woman elected to the US Congress.

Global Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election
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His campaign manager had predicted weeks ago that Hof would overcome his own death to clinch the vote because the district leans heavily Republican and even alluded that Hof would perform better due to the situation. About 20 brothels operate in Nevada, mostly in rural areas. He ran for office in 2016 as a Libertarian but lost. Most owners keep a lower profile than Hof did.

Global United States midterm polls start to open: Who will control Congress?
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Current estimates suggest the Republicans have a 80.9 percent chance of keeping control and the Democrats have a 19.1 percent chance. Former President Barack Obama - on the campaign trail for the Democratic party - said earlier on Monday that "the character of our country is on the ballot".

Global Pres. Trump comments on allegedly false accusation against Justice Kavanaugh
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What about the others? On Friday, a woman named Judy Munro-Leighton admitted writing an anonymous letter with allegations against the conservative jurist. Justice Brett Kavanaugh admitted that she conjured up the sexual assault charges she presented to congressional investigators during the confirmation hearings to "get attention".

Global Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly
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Big names have duly been attracted to the state: Donald Trump is due to stage a rally in Macon on Sunday, an event which prompted Kemp to withdraw from a scheduled debate . As a black woman, Ms Winfrey noted her kinship to two groups historically denied ballot access in the United States. She recalled generations of black Americans who faced "lynching.

Global Saudi Arabian Sisters Found Duct Tape Together in Hudson River
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Tala Farea (16) and her 22-year-old sister Rotana were discovered in the Hudson River on October 24. They say there were no obvious signs of trauma. According to investigators, the girls' mother, who still lives in Virginia, told police she got a call from the Saudi embassy the day before their bodies were discovered, saying the family had to leave the USA because her daughters applied for political asylum.

Global Trump accused of stoking immigration fears by sending 5,200 troops to border
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Trump says: "We're going to build tent cities". "There could be incidental interaction between our military members and migrants and other personnel that may be in that area", he added, and to address that, "we are making sure our soldiers, our Marines are going to be fully trained on how to do that interaction - they are going to understand the rules for that interaction", The Hill reported .

Global Saudi writer strangled: Turkish prosecutor
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Add Jamal Khashoggi as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Jamal Khashoggi news, video, and analysis from ABC News . Khashoggi's murder and the disposal of his remains was made "in accordance with plans made in advance", the office of Istanbul's chief prosecutor Irfan Fidan said in a statement today.

Global Pakistan Acquits Catholic Mother of Five on Death Row for Blasphemy
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Approximately 40 people are believed to be on death row or serving a life sentence in Pakistan for blasphemy, according to a 2018 report by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. With a riot-like situation slowly building in Pakistan after the Asia verdict, it might prove to be challenging for the Imran Khan government who had validated the blasphemy laws during his election campaign.

Global Hillary Clinton Roasts Interviewer For Confusing Black Democrats
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Swisher asked her, mistakenly naming Booker as the one who said this, rather than Eric Holder , former President Obama's attorney general. Clinton responded quickly and intuitively: "Well that was Eric Holder ", Clinton shot back, " Yeah, I know they all look alike ".

Global Mexico Halts Second Migrant Caravan as Main Group Continues North
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JOSE MENDEZ/EFE/Newscomweighing a plan to shut the USA border to Central Americans and deny them the opportunity to seek asylum , asserting similar emergency powers used during the early 2017 "travel ban", according to administration officials and people familiar with the proposal.

Global Russian Federation has proof U.S. was behind drone attack on Syria base
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The drones were not controlled by some "sort of peasant, but a proper Poseidon-8 equipped with modern technology.it manually steered the drones", Fomin added. counterpart Donald Trump in their meeting next month in France. "This is very alarming data, of course, and no one here should have any doubt that an appropriate analysis will be carried out by our military and appropriate conclusions will be made", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by Russian media as saying.

Global Jordan flood death toll rises to 20, most of them school pupils
Author: 0 Jordan flood death toll rises to 20, most of them school pupils

Sudden heavy rains sent flash floods surging toward them from higher ground, sweeping them away, some as far as the Dead Sea , officials said . At least 10 school children have died and 16 are still missing, rescuers said. A complex rescue operation involving helicopters, divers, sniffer dogs and hundreds of searchers had continued into the night Thursday and then resumed after daybreak on Friday.

Global Saudi Arabia: Rogues Reportedly Killed Journalist In Cold Blood
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There are suspicions that Jamal Khashoggi was sadistically mutilated by 15 Saudi Arabian nationals for the journalist's columns that heavily criticized Saudi's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman . He later eats dinner with his accomplice and goes back to a hotel, where footage shows him smiling and laughing. Senior aides close to the prince have been fired over Khashoggi's killing, and 18 suspects have been arrested.

Global Europeans Criticize Trump Plan to Quit Arms Pact
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Putin said his last meeting with Trump in Helsinki in July was useful, adding that he would be open to meet with Trump in France if he agrees. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said it posed "difficult questions for us and for Europe" because the treaty was "an important pillar of our European security architecture".

Global Trump Ready to Blame Others If GOP Fails in Midterms
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Trump, who has predicted his party will do "very well" in the midterms, said Monday he would produce a "resolution" calling for the tax cut. A reckoning of sorts is coming for the Republicans. Back in December, Democrats had a 14 point advantage on this question. The 2018 midterms will also be a referendum on the president's conduct. Democrats will need to gain 24 seats to flip the house, but voter turnout will be key.

Global Caravan Protesters Paint Swastika on American Flag, Burn It in the Street
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Hundreds became stranded on a border bridge between Guatemala and Mexico as fences blocked their entry into Mexico, with some spending the night on the open-air bridge. On Saturday Mexican authorities attempted to resolve the challenge posed by the caravan waiting to enter Mexico's southern border by legal means.

Global Congressman Accuses Kushner of Assisting Saudi Killing
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Turkish officials say they also have an audio tape that purports to record Khashoggi's killing, but the tape has not been shared with American or Saudi officials. "I will remain a loyal servant to my country for all times", he wrote in a Twitter post on Saturday. Bin Salman says his kingdom's authorities are in talks with the Turkish government to determine what happen.

Global Harry climbs Sydney Harbor Bridge with Australian PM
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Prince Harry was dressed in his full military uniform, whilst Meghan Markle wore a stunning black dress by New Zealand designer Emilia Wickstead which retails for $2600 . "They are showing that mental health does not discriminate", OneWave co-founder Grant Trebilco said. She said she was up at 4:30 a.m. this morning doing yoga in her room as she could not sleep.

Global Mexico says 2 buses arrive at border crossing
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Even by those standards his Thursday morning tweet storm - coming less than three weeks from midterm legislative elections where the Democrats may take the lower house from Trump's Republicans - was especially fierce. Kolken says criminals sometimes embed themselves in migrant caravans and target unsuspecting individuals. Trump ran for president in 2016 on promises to toughen US immigration policies and build a wall along the USA border with Mexico.

Global Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Hit the Beach in Melbourne!
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And the Duchess of Sussex did just that by trying her hand at Aussie Rules football in Melbourne . Shortly before the wedding he'd been exposed for collaborating with paparazzi on set-up photos , something that Samantha subsequently said she'd told him to do in order to change the public perception of him.

Global The Royals Just Visited Bondi And Saw The Most Golden Pants Ever
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The welcome included one young fan, Luke Vincent, who broke the ropeline to embrace the prince, playfully playing with his beard. Schoolgirls Jasmine and Lily got up at 5am to get their prime position and shook hands with the duchess, drawing her over with their homemade sign.

Global Sabarimala temple open but angry protesters, not rule, keep women out
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They were successful in guarding her even though the the crowd tried to breach the protective circle of police personnel. BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday attacked the right-wing Hindu outfits for opposing the entry of women into the revered Sabarimala temple in Kerala despite the Supreme Court order allowing women of all ages to enter the famous hill shrine.

Global Artist Explains Inspiration Behind Painting of Trump With Past Republican Presidents
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The painting is a portrait of Republican presidents from years past laughing around a table of drinks including Abraham Lincoln , Richard Nixon , Ronald Reagan , Teddy Roosevelt , George W Bush. As Thomas explained to Time , "That will be the first Republican female president and the first Democratic female president". He focused on so-called "chain migration", the process by which legal immigrants help foreign-born family members come to the USA, and the Diversity Immigration Visa ...

Global Marijuana's legal. But it's business as usual for London police
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Canada has had legal medical marijuana since 2001 and Trudeau's government has spent two years working toward expanding that to include recreational marijuana. As of Tuesday the drug was still illegal, and officials at the media briefing said any charges or cases before the courts could still be prosecuted after legalization.

Global Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Indicating Native American Ancestry
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Warren has claimed connection to the Cherokee and DE tribes, but the Cherokee Nation says Warren's claims are "undermining tribal interests". The best part: If you have an extra fiver laying around, you can donate too! "I understand that tribal membership is determined by tribes - and only tribes", she said .

Global Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren releases DNA results
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Elizabeth Warren has released the results of a DNA test reportedly showing she does have Native American ancestry , increasing speculation she may run for president in 2020. If it was 10 generations ago, she'd be 1/512 Native American, the paper added . She could put the results in a drawer, but if she did that and they leaked somehow, it'd be a scandal.

Global Princess Eugenie's Official Wedding Portraits Are Here
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Editor-in-Chief Sido Kitchin says, "It's been a year packed with royal celebrations and Eugenie and Jack's wedding promised to be a glamourous occasion on the calendar and didn't disappoint". And, because she's Princess Eugenie of York, there's a White Rose of York embroidered on the back and shoulder of the dress where the cape is. From left, back row: Prince George; Princess Charlotte; Her Majesty The Queen; The Duke of Edinburgh; Miss Maud Windsor; Master Louis De Givenchy.

Global March to the Polls rally in Chicago draws thousands
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It all started with the retirement of Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy, a liberal conservative and the so-called swing vote. That said , those more likely to support Democratic candidates generally fit the profile of Democratic voters in the first place, suggesting the confirmation outcome reaffirmed vote preferences rather than altering them.

Global Six Palestinians reportedly killed on Gaza border
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Following an infiltration attempt in which 20 Palestinians succeeded in breaching the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced that all fuel supplies Israel provides the coastal enclave will cease immediately.

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