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Pilot injured as fire fighting helicopter crash-lands in Australia Pilot injured as fire fighting helicopter crash-lands in Australia
- November 15, 2019

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio said the incident is unfortunate but has not hampered any fire fighting efforts. "Based on the fact that there have been three separate fires in the last 24 hours, and at this stage we're unaware of any other possible ignition source, we're absolutely looking at it possibly being deliberately lit", he said. (more...)
Rare deer-like species photographed in Vietnam Rare deer-like species photographed in Vietnam
- November 15, 2019

Amazingly, all three cameras they set-up recorded images of silver-backed chevrotains, capturing 275 images of the species in that initial survey alone and 1,881 more in a second, more intensive survey with 29 cameras. Some species related to silver-backed Chevrotain were living in South East Asia, and some species are discovered only in the last two decades. A small deer-like creature that conservationists feared was extinct has been photographed, in Vietnam, for the first time in nearly ... (more...)
Airline Revokes Man's Frequent Flier Miles After Smuggling Cat Into Cabin Airline Revokes Man's Frequent Flier Miles After Smuggling Cat Into Cabin
- November 15, 2019

The airline wanted Victor to travel in the hold, where pets are usually kept during flights. Aeroflot launched an investigation into the incident after learning of the viral post and ultimately made a decision to exclude Galin from its loyalty program and cancel his air miles, citing "several instances of deliberate violation" of its rules. (more...)
Bolivia's Morales: Some lawmakers barred from assembly Bolivia's Morales: Some lawmakers barred from assembly
- November 15, 2019

Although lawmakers did not reach a quorum, the Constitutional Court later endorsed her appointment. At the government palace, Anez said she planned to call elections "in the shortest possible time". "Prosecution targets not only ministers but also journalists. professionals, intellectuals, and athletes", the ex-Bolivian leader said. He said "there will only be peace when social justice is achieved for all". (more...)
Democrats vow to insulate impeachment inquiry from 'sham investigations' Democrats vow to insulate impeachment inquiry from 'sham investigations'
- November 15, 2019

Trump's promise to release an account of his first conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy comes a day before House impeachment investigators begin public hearings . The committee said in a statement it "accepted all of the Minority requests that are within the scope of the impeachment inquiry". Several key figures have already testified behind closed doors, and Democrats have released transcripts of some of these testimonies ahead of the public hearings . (more...)
American Teacher In Dominican Republic Found Dead With Signs Of Torture American Teacher In Dominican Republic Found Dead With Signs Of Torture
- November 15, 2019

However, police said they had found no evidence of a break-in, meaning Anton likely knew her killers. Investigators said multiple items were missing from her apartment, including a cellphone, laptop, television, sheets and a pair of sports shoes. (more...)
North Korea: Chief Nuclear Negotiator Says US Offered Talks in December North Korea: Chief Nuclear Negotiator Says US Offered Talks in December
- November 15, 2019

The U.S. and North Korea are in the midst of nuclear negotiations, where North Korea would curb its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions. " Kim Jong Un has been pretty straight with me, I think", stated the president. "But if. the hostile provocation against us is carried out, we won't help but respond with shocking punishment that the United States can't afford". (more...)
Human remains found during search for missing girl Human remains found during search for missing girl
- November 15, 2019

There's a $4,000 Crime Stoppers reward information offered that leads to Taylor. Officers have not yet identified the body and have not confirmed whether or not the remains are related to this investigation. Law enforcement investigators with the JSO mobile command center in the Southside Villas apartment complex off Southside Blvd.in Jacksonville, Fla ., Nov. (more...)
Evo Morales Wants the United Nations to Mediate the Conflict in Bolivia Evo Morales Wants the United Nations to Mediate the Conflict in Bolivia
- November 15, 2019

Evo Morales , the President of Bolivia , fled to Mexico on November 12, and his nation now faces an unsure future. "There is a constitutional replacement". In 2006, Morales made historical past as Bolivia's first indigenous President. He called for a "national dialogue" to resolve the crisis, and rejected Anez's legitimacy. (more...)
Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after strong quake causes panic:The Asahi Shimbun Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after strong quake causes panic:The Asahi Shimbun
- November 15, 2019

A 9.1-magnitude natural disaster, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded, struck off the west coast of Sumatra in December 2004, causing a massive tsunami that struck countries across the Pacific Ocean. Indah Lengkong, who lives in the port city of Bitung, told The Independent people had initially panicked. Several earthquake-related events that had struck Indonesia a year ago were first of a kind to have occurred, such as the liquefaction in Palu, a tsunami that struck ... (more...)
Trump meets with Turkish President Erdogan as thorny issues stress relationship Trump meets with Turkish President Erdogan as thorny issues stress relationship
- November 15, 2019

In what has already become a contentious relationship between the USA and Turkey , the Turkish government has now gone beyond simply buying Russian missile defense systems, this time looking to replace its canceled fleet of F-35s with Russian planes- while still (at least for now) making parts for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation strike aircraft. (more...)
Trump asks Supreme Court to block subpoena for tax returns Trump asks Supreme Court to block subpoena for tax returns
- November 15, 2019

The filing lists Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.as the respondent; Vance is attempting to enforce a grand jury subpoena to obtain eight years of Trump's tax records. Trump's lawyers sued in federal court to block the subpoena. Nonetheless, Trump's lawyers went to federal court, seeking to block the order while the president is in office. (more...)
Speaker Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies Speaker Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies
- November 15, 2019

Pelosi said that the testimony shows Trump made a "clear attempt" to give himself an advantage in the 2020 election, jeopardizing national security and the US election in violation of his oath of office. During Day One of the House hearings, career diplomats William Taylor and George Kent delivered sombre testimony about recent months. Republican lawmakers called Taylor's account hearsay and noted Ukraine's president has not said he felt pressured by Trump. (more...)
YouTuber, accused of abusing adopted kids for poor performance, dies YouTuber, accused of abusing adopted kids for poor performance, dies
- November 15, 2019

Hobson died Tuesday in a Scottsdale hospital, almost three months after a judge declared her incompetent to stand trial. Hobson would withhold food and water from the children for days, pepper-spray them, force them to take ice baths and lock them in a barren closet, accordi