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Jamal Khashoggi body was dissolved in acid, says Turkish official
- November 03, 2018

According to the latest information, the reason why they broke up the body is to make it dissolve more easily. The statement bolsters a report by The Washington Post on Wednesday that authorities believed Khashoggi's body may have been dismembered and immersed in acid ― either at the consulate or nearby, possibly in a well. (more...)
7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt 7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt
- November 03, 2018

Coptic Church spokesman Father Boulos Halim confirmed by phone to NBC News that seven were killed and an unconfirmed number of people injured. "Terrorists opened fire on a tour bus from Sohag province, heading back from the. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi released a statement on Twitter condemning the attacks. It said the attack was revenge for the imprisonment by Egyptian authorities of "our chaste sisters". (more...)
Woman Survives Six Days in Arizona Desert After Crashing Car Into Ravine Woman Survives Six Days in Arizona Desert After Crashing Car Into Ravine
- November 03, 2018

DPS Trooper Caleb Hiegel helped find the woman. An Arizona highway maintenance team were guiding stray cows when they noticed a damaged fence followed by the auto stuck on top of a tree, rescuers said. "Do you have any pain?'" 'She was in the fetal position, and there was no movement, ' Moralez said. She said she remained in the vehicle for several days, until attempting to walk over to some railroad tracks to seek help. (more...)
Markets surge as Trump tweet lifts trade hopes
- November 03, 2018

Trump warned that if China doesn't "treat us fairly, we're not going to treat them fairly" in remarks at an event for American workers at the White House. is now negotiating with the European Union, which "has absolutely hurt" the United States. The markets were already buoyant after Beijing said it would introduce measures to kickstart the stuttering economy following a string of weak data, including growth at its slowest pace in nine years during the third quarter. (more...)
Two wounded in machete attack at Sony Music headquarters in London Two wounded in machete attack at Sony Music headquarters in London
- November 02, 2018

Pictures posted to social media showed armed cops outside the office, and Sony staff being evacuated. Business journalist Simon Neville wrote on Twitter that he saw a man wearing a red jacket being tackled to the ground in a loading bay on Derry Street. (more...)
Maulana Samiul Haq, considered `father of Taliban`, killed in Pakistan Maulana Samiul Haq, considered `father of Taliban`, killed in Pakistan
- November 02, 2018

Later, he was found dead in a pool of blood", Hamid ul-Haq told Geo News . Unknown attackers killed the cleric, who ran an Islamic seminary in northwestern Pakistan and was seen as a possible intermediary in talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, his deputy Yousaf Shah said. (more...)
China bus crash caused by fight between passenger and driver China bus crash caused by fight between passenger and driver
- November 02, 2018

This made the woman angry, so she advanced to the front of the bus and began yelling at him. The driver turned his head back several times arguing. The driver then lost control of the bus. Rescue teams said that at least 13 people died, while two remaining passengers are still unaccounted for following the accident. Authorities ultimately blamed the 42-year-old bus driver for not following safety protocols but found that both the passenger and the driver had broken the law and endangered ... (more...)
China intelligence officers charged in U.S. aviation hacking:The Asahi Shimbun China intelligence officers charged in U.S. aviation hacking:The Asahi Shimbun
- November 02, 2018

A Chinese state-owned aerospace company was said to be working on a similar engine at the time for its own use. "From January 2010 to May 2015, JSSD employees, along with individuals working at the direction of the JSSD, conspired to steal sensitive commercial technological, aviation, and aerospace data by hacking into computers in the United States and overseas", states the indictment dated October 25 and unsealed on Tuesday. (more...)
Let's welcome Asia Bibi, a victim of blasphemy laws, to Canada — HASSAN Let's welcome Asia Bibi, a victim of blasphemy laws, to Canada — HASSAN
- November 02, 2018

She is the first woman to be sentenced to death under Pakistan's draconian blasphemy laws . Supporters of Tehreek-e Labbaik had vowed to take to the streets across Pakistan if Asia Bibi was released, and protests broke out in Islamabad and Lahore soon after the ruling was announced. (more...)
Crashed Lion Air jet may have been found, official says Crashed Lion Air jet may have been found, official says
- November 02, 2018

But the damage suffered by the device reflected the severity of the impact, said investigators, adding that they did not yet know which of the black boxes, housed at opposite ends of the plane, it came from. Boeing said in a statement it was providing technical assistance at the request and under the direction of Indonesian authorities, but did not comment on the reported meeting. (more...)
Khashoggi murderers left Turkey over Saudi King’s phone call: Opposition party leader Khashoggi murderers left Turkey over Saudi King’s phone call: Opposition party leader
- November 02, 2018

Khashoggi's family rejected the characterization in a statement to the newspaper. Turkey complies with any "foreign interventions" on its major issues, the main opposition party leader said, suggesting that Ankara allowed the murderers of the Saudi journalist to leave Turkey after a phone call between Saudi King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. (more...)
Politico Poll: Americans Blame Trump and Media for Dividing the Country Politico Poll: Americans Blame Trump and Media for Dividing the Country
- November 02, 2018

The new Trump ad is, inevitably, being compared to the notorious 1988 "Willie Horton" ad released by a PAC that supported the presidential campaign of then-candidate George H.W. Thirty years later, critics say Trump is hoping the same sort of propaganda will work for him, although his approach is clearly not much better. In a first reaction, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said the ad was a sign of desperation and suggested that Trump was losing the argument over health ... (more...)
Jhlo Low, ex-Goldman bankers accused of laundering billions in stolen funds Jhlo Low, ex-Goldman bankers accused of laundering billions in stolen funds
- November 02, 2018

Another former bank official, Ng Chong Hwa, 51, also known as Roger Ng, was arrested earlier Thursday in Malaysia and accused of circumventing internal accounting controls, prosecutors said. Other funds were used for the personal benefit of defendants, including purchases of luxury US real estate and art. Both deny any wrongdoing. The investment bank, which generated about $600m in fees for its work with 1MDB, has in the past repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and said it was cooperating with ... (more...)
North Korea: Sexual violence against women 'common', report finds North Korea: Sexual violence against women 'common', report finds
- November 02, 2018

It reveals an oppressive world where officials - from police officers and prison guards to market supervisors - faced virtually no consequences for their routine abuse of women. Hundreds of young South Korean men, mostly Jehovah's Witnesses, are imprisoned every year for refusing to serve in the military. 'Every night a prison guard would open the cell. (more...)