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Erdogan: Khashoggi Killing a Premeditated Act Erdogan: Khashoggi Killing a Premeditated Act
- October 23, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "savagely planned" by the Saudis. He asked: "where is the body of Jamal Khashoggi? ". An unnamed Saudi official told The New York Times earlier this month: "Mr Khashoggi visited the consulate to request paperwork related to his marital status and exited shortly thereafter". (more...)
Harry hoping new baby with Meghan is a girl Harry hoping new baby with Meghan is a girl
- October 23, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit the University of the South Pacific campus in Suva, where they will observe a cultural performance on the effects of climate change. The indigenous K'gari who live on the island performed a traditional dance and held a smoking ceremony to welcome Harry into a forest of trees that are over 1,000 years old. (more...)
Anger as Government rule out changes to Brexit deal in final vote Anger as Government rule out changes to Brexit deal in final vote
- October 23, 2018

Speaker there are some limited circumstances in which it could be argued than an extension to the implementation period might be preferable if we were certain it was only for a short time". When asked if May was hanging by a thread, Raab said it was a pretty strong thread and that there were reports every week that almost 48 Tory MPs had written to Brady demanding a vote of no confidence. (more...)
Explosive device found in mailbox outside billionaire's NY home — George Soros Explosive device found in mailbox outside billionaire's NY home — George Soros
- October 23, 2018

The case has been handed over to the Joint Terrorism Task Force Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bedford Police Department says. Officials say that police received a call about a suspicious package at about 15:45 local time (20:45 GMT). (more...)
U.S. warships sail through Taiwan Strait as China tensions surge U.S. warships sail through Taiwan Strait as China tensions surge
- October 23, 2018

Nate Christensen, deputy spokesman for the U.S. There was no immediate comment from China . This rare move comes at a time of heightened tensions between the two military powers and is likely to anger Beijing despite it being within the bounds of global law. (more...)
Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal
- October 23, 2018

And by the way, not only stop, we'll reduce, which I would love to do. "Russia has not unfortunately honoured the agreement, so we're going to terminate the agreement and we're going to pull out", Trump said Saturday at a campaign rally in Nevada. (more...)
Netanyahu denies reports of postponing eviction of Khan Al-Ahmar Netanyahu denies reports of postponing eviction of Khan Al-Ahmar
- October 23, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he has chose to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at staving off the global condemnation such a demolition would likely entail. (more...)
President Trump says Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum will 'destroy Florida' President Trump says Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum will 'destroy Florida'
- October 23, 2018

In March, the state passed legislation to raise the minimum age to buy shotguns and rifles from 18 to 21, and also banned "bump stocks", the controversial gun modifications that enable semi-automatic rifles to fire at a faster clip. The DeSantis campaign said Sunday that its internal polling has him up by two points. "I think I will be better positioned to advance Florida's priorities because I have a productive relationship with the administration". (more...)
Trump campaigns for Ted Cruz in Texas Trump campaigns for Ted Cruz in Texas
- October 23, 2018

Rep. Beto O'Rourke. Meantime, Cruz was pressed by Faris on his support for Trump after the two engaged in a bitter fight for the Republican nomination in 2016. The president is expected to throw his support behind Senator Ted Cruz , who's facing off against Democrat Beto O'Rourke in next month's midterm elections. (more...)
World's longest sea-crossing bridge to open this week World's longest sea-crossing bridge to open this week
- October 23, 2018

The much anticipated Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge will open to traffic tomorrow 9am local time (2pm NZT). The bridge project has come in for fierce criticism in Hong Kong , where there was little public demand or appetite for greater links to either Macau or Zhuhai, and fears the city will be swamped by tourists from mainland China . (more...)
Trump Administration Mulls Strict Gender Definitions in Attempt at Eliminating Transgender Rights Trump Administration Mulls Strict Gender Definitions in Attempt at Eliminating Transgender Rights
- October 23, 2018

The memo reads. "Sex means a person's status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identifiable by or before birth". WASHINGTON-LGBTQ leaders across the US reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering an adoption of a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal recognition and civil rights protections to transgender Americans. (more...)
2,000 volunteers wanted in case of missing Wisconsin girl 2,000 volunteers wanted in case of missing Wisconsin girl
- October 23, 2018

The sheriff's department received a 911 call from Jayme's mother early on the morning of October 15. Jayme was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, and investigators believe she is in danger. On Friday afternoon, Fitzgerald was asked if that was accurate in the dispatch logs that James Closs had answered the door, he said yes. No gun was found at the scene, he said. (more...)
Unionist Foster could collapse Theresa May’s United Kingdom government Unionist Foster could collapse Theresa May’s United Kingdom government
- October 23, 2018

Theresa May today said she would consider extending the transition period after Britain leaves the European Union , a move her critics said was a betrayal of Brexit. British and the European Union leaders are expected to further discuss probable next steps to advance in talks to avoid a no-deal scenario following an impasse reached over the Irish border last week. (more...)
Timber Damage from Hurricane Michael Estimated at $1.3 Billion Timber Damage from Hurricane Michael Estimated at $1.3 Billion
- October 22, 2018

As noted, most of the victims died in Florida. A memorial service will be held next month on the lot where Vicari's home once stood. Timber operations in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla and Washington counties sustained losses, including damage to pulp mills and sawmills, according to the Florida Forest Service, which is under Putnam. (more...)
Trump declares national emergency over US-bound migrant caravan