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Queen Sheds a Tear as Britain Honours War Dead, Veterans — Remembrance Sunday Queen Sheds a Tear as Britain Honours War Dead, Veterans — Remembrance Sunday
- November 10, 2019

An equerry laid a wreath for the Duke of Edinburgh, who was not present after retiring from royal duties two years ago. The monarch wearing sombre clothes adorned with a red poppy on her lapel was watching the solemn procession from a balcony accompanied by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall . (more...)
Murderer serving life sentence dies briefly and appeals for release Murderer serving life sentence dies briefly and appeals for release
- November 10, 2019

In March 2015, Schreiber developed severe complications from kidney stones and went into septic shock. Schreiber eventually fell unconscious in his cell and was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was resuscitated five separate times by doctors, the documents said. (more...)
Mexico's security strategy called into question after Mormon killings and other violence Mexico's security strategy called into question after Mormon killings and other violence
- November 10, 2019

The families were on their way to see relatives in the U.S. On Friday, the bodies of Rhonita Miller and four of her children were taken in a convoy of pickup trucks and SUVS, on the same dirt-and-rock mountainous road where they were killed, for burial in the community of Colonia LeBaron in Chihuahua state. (more...)
Trump Will ‘Probably’ Release Second Ukraine Call Transcript Next Week Trump Will ‘Probably’ Release Second Ukraine Call Transcript Next Week
- November 10, 2019

That was two weeks before Trump spoke to Zelensky. After nearly a month of calling for greater transparency in the enquiry, the White House changed its strategy this week by prohibiting several of its officials from even testifying behind closed doors before the lower house committees. (more...)
List of Remembrance Day services List of Remembrance Day services
- November 10, 2019

The weather looks set to be cold but generally kind as churches and groups across the Borough pay their respects to the fallen during what promises to be an emotional day. It will cost £6 per head and will take place between 1pm and 3pm at Age Concern in Polehampton Close. The silence will be observed at services around our area and the country, as well as in homes and on the streets of Britain. (more...)
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry could already be planning for baby number 2 Meghan Markle, Prince Harry could already be planning for baby number 2
- November 10, 2019

Reports are now doing the rounds that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are already planning for their second baby and Harry dropped possible hints when he visited families of deployed servicemen and women in Windsor, England. The ceremony is hosted by the Royal British Legion and commemorates those who have lost their lives in conflicts. "As brothers, we have good days, and we have bad days". (more...)
Trump swaps baseball boos for cheers at Louisiana-Alabama football game Trump swaps baseball boos for cheers at Louisiana-Alabama football game
- November 10, 2019

No. 2 LSU beat No. 3 Alabama 46-41 on Saturday in a matchup that had been hyped as the "Game of the Century". Presidents have long used sporting events to woo support, but they also give fans a chance to express their own political leanings. (more...)
Trump says Bloomberg wouldn't do well in 2020 Trump says Bloomberg wouldn't do well in 2020
- November 10, 2019

The Alabama angle may seem unexpected - it's a ruby-red state that is unlikely to play a major role in the election - but it's the state with the earliest filing deadline. "Little Michael will fail". Pro-Trump groups have already raised more than $300 million USA in 2019 as they prepare for the 2020 election fight. (more...)
Texas small plane crash was gender reveal gone wrong, NTSB finds Texas small plane crash was gender reveal gone wrong, NTSB finds
- November 10, 2019

The plane "got too slow" before it stalled and crashed, sustaining "substantial" damage, says the release. Back on September 7, a pilot flew a crop dusting plane close to the ground and dropped around 350 gallons of pink water as part of a gender reveal celebration for a friend, per the NTSB. (more...)
Erdogan: Turkish Court Will Decide the Fate of Baghdadi's Sister Erdogan: Turkish Court Will Decide the Fate of Baghdadi's Sister
- November 10, 2019

As the US -led coalition took back territories once under the terror group's hold, Baghdadi increasingly stayed in the shadows, only rarely releasing pre-recorded audio messages to his followers. Baghdadi, who led the Islamic State group since 2014, had become the world's most wanted person for the militants' grisly attacks both in the region and overseas. (more...)
Bangladesh evacuates 300000 people ahead of Cyclone Bulbul Bangladesh evacuates 300000 people ahead of Cyclone Bulbul
- November 10, 2019

People head for shelter as cyclone Bulbul moves towards the capital, Dhaka, in Bangladesh. One person was killed by an uprooted tree in Kolkata and another by a wall that collapsed under the force of the winds in Odisha state, authorities said. (more...)
Bolivian Military Won't 'Confront' Citizens as Pressure on Morales Builds Bolivian Military Won't 'Confront' Citizens as Pressure on Morales Builds
- November 10, 2019

The opposition, which has alleged vote-rigging, says it will not accept the results because it was not consulted about the audit plan. In the city of Cochabamba, the scene of violent clashes, Reuters journalists reported seeing police officers protesting on the roof of their headquarters in an apparent act of disobedience against the government. (more...)
Heavy fighting between Syrian and Turkish troops Heavy fighting between Syrian and Turkish troops
- November 09, 2019

Turkey, along with Syrian opposition paramilitary organizations, has been conducting an offensive against Kurdish milicias in Syrian territory in the provinces of Aleppo and Hasaka since October 9. With Orban and Erdogan describing each other in public as "dear and good personal friends", it's clear the two strongmen enjoy a close personal relationship. (more...)
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric says security forces must keep peace Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric says security forces must keep peace
- November 09, 2019

The new stoppage of operations at Umm Qasr port in the south is likely to compound financial losses a day after the government said a weeklong halt of operations had cost more than $6bn. The violent response from authorities has fuelled public anger. Snipers from militias that have participated in the crackdown were deployed last month, Reuters reported. (more...)
Deadly clashes reignite in Iraq despite cleric's call for calm Deadly clashes reignite in Iraq despite cleric's call for calm