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Global News Australian Senate President Stephen Parry to resign over citizenship row
Author: 0 Australian Senate President Stephen Parry to resign over citizenship row

Australian Senate President Stephen Parry confirmed Wednesday he is a British dual citizen due to his United Kingdom -born father and said he will resign. "With a heavy heart I inform you that I have received advice from the British Home Office that I am a British citizen by virtue of my father's birthplace", Mr Parry said.

Global News Trump Demands 'DEATH PENALTY' for NYC Attacker After Fox News Segment
Author: 0 Trump Demands 'DEATH PENALTY' for NYC Attacker After Fox News Segment

Trump also said in a tweet late Wednesday that the alleged terrorist who killed eight people in NY should get the death penalty . "And at the end, they'll be - who knows what happens". Tuesday's assault was the deadliest in New York City since September 11, 2001, when suicide hijackers crashed two jetliners into the World Trade Center, killing more than 2,600 people.

Global News Collins Dictionary Word of the Year 2017
Author: 0 Collins Dictionary Word of the Year 2017

President Donald Trump is influencing language itself: the phrase "fake news " has been declared the official Collins Dictionary Word of the Year for 2017. Trump tweeted, FAKE NEWS - A TOTAL POLITICAL WITCH HUNT! on January 10, 2017. The US President has regularly used the phrase to criticise certain media reports and most recently claimed this week that the "fake news is working overtime" in connection to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Global News Catalonia crisis: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court
Author: 0 Catalonia crisis: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court

He was scheduled to testify about his role in the region's parliament declaring independence in late October. Puigdemont's lawyer in Belgium said his client would stay away from Spain while the political climate was "not good"; but he would cooperate with the courts.

Global News Clovis withdraws from consideration for USDA post
Author: 0 Clovis withdraws from consideration for USDA post

Clovis is a self-described skeptic of climate change. "The relentless assaults on you and your team seem to be a blood sport that only increases with intensity each day". "The attorney general has been entirely truthful and consistent on this matter", the source said, referring to Sessions' testimony before Congress where he rejected the notion of meetings and interactions with Russians during the campaign season.

Global News Fire extinguishers may fail to activate, 1 fatality reported
Author: 0 Fire extinguishers may fail to activate, 1 fatality reported

More than 37.8 million Kidde fire extinguishers are being recalled because they may not work during a fire. The nozzle can also detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard, the commission reports. The company also said it is working with the CPSC and other authorities to "ensure that affected fire extinguishers are replaced with different models as quickly as possible".

Global News Who is George Papadopoulos?
Author: 0 Who is George Papadopoulos?

The apparent mixups came after news broke Monday afternoon that the former political aide Papadopoulos pleaded guilty on October 5 of lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents working for special counsel Robert Mueller about the nature of his interactions with "foreign nationals" who he thought had connections to Russian officials.

Author: 0 Newlywed Bride Poisons Milk to Murder Husband, Accidentally Kills 13 Family Members

He refused to drink it, but the woman's mother-in-law later used the tainted milk to make a batch of lassi , a yogurt-based drink. According to UPI , the alleged lover is a cousin whom Bibi had hoped to marry. One man and his aunt were arrested on charges of complicity. She tried to escape from her husband but failed. Many parents in Pakistan arrange marriages for their daughters against their will.

Global News Two die in Hwy. 17 crash west of Shabaqua
Author: 0 Two die in Hwy. 17 crash west of Shabaqua

Schmidt said in an interview that first responders were shocked once they laid eyes on the crash site. "People were running for their lives to not be encompassed by the moving fire that was on the highway", he said. "400) up at Highway 9", Schmidt said. The crash involved five commercial vehicles including two fully loaded fuel tankers. Given the surge in fatal wrecks, many eerily similar to the one Tuesday night, Ontario Safety League President and CEO Brian Patterson said it may be ...

Global News At Least 8 Killed, 11 Injured in New York Terror Attack
Author: 0 At Least 8 Killed, 11 Injured in New York Terror Attack

Federal authorities were treating the episode as a terrorist attack and were taking the lead in the investigation, a senior law enforcement official said . So, the said nuisance is it really the terror attacks or the unchecked, rampant-running gun violence.... seems like a tough guess? A truck plowed into a bicycle-only lane on a busy street in Manhattan.

Global News Defence secretary quits after apology for touching journalist's knee
Author: 0 Defence secretary quits after apology for touching journalist's knee

Earlier this week, Fallon apologized for behaving inappropriately toward Hartley-Brewer. "I doubt very much it's because of my knee and if it is I think that's really mad and absurd and insane". In her reply, Ms May thanked Mr Fallon for his "diligent service" and for the serious manner in which he'd considered his conduct in his position. Fallon added that he would still work hard as an MP for his Sevenoaks constituents.

Global News Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont defies order to appear in Spanish court
Author: 0 Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont defies order to appear in Spanish court

Puigdemont travelled to Belgium at the weekend with other members of the dismissed Catalan administration and hired a lawyer . The crimes can be punished with decades in prison under Spanish law. A judge will then decide whether those called to testify should go to jail pending an investigation that could take several years and potentially lead to a trial.

Global News Taxi ploughs into crowd in London
Author: 0 Taxi ploughs into crowd in London

Police are still at the scene but are not treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Stuart Crichton of London Ambulance Service said: "A man was treated for a serious leg injury and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority". A fourth patient was checked over at the scene". A cab jumped a curb and slammed into a London shopping center Wednesday, sending shoppers running and pinning at least one person, according to reports .

Global News Nadal Tops Year-End Rankings After Chung Victory
Author: 0 Nadal Tops Year-End Rankings After Chung Victory

The 31-year-old Nadal will be the oldest year-end number one and first season-ending number one over the age of 30 since the Emirates ATP Rankings were established in 1973. After Chung fended off four break points in the fourth game of the second set, Nadal made his move with a break in the ninth game. Nadal has enjoyed fantastic success in Paris, winning the French Open 10 times at Roland Garros, but he has never won the title at Bercy.

Global News Preterm birth rate up across Virginia
Author: 0 Preterm birth rate up across Virginia

The change matters because early births increase chances of death, disability or lifelong health problems. Broward got a C for its 10.3-percent rate, and Palm Beach also got a C with 9.9 percent. Preterm births account for more than $26 billion annually in avoidable medical and societal costs, according to the National Academy of Medicine. Among African-Americans, 16 percent of MS children are born early, compared to 11 percent among whites.

Global News White House sees NY attacker as 'enemy combatant'
Author: 0 White House sees NY attacker as 'enemy combatant'

We have to come up with punishment that's far quicker and far greater than the punishment these animals are getting right now. "We have to get much less politically correct". Trump actually would follow through on the idea since his comment was in reaction to a question rather than part of his prepared remarks". In a statement , McCain said the Trump administration should inform Congress as soon as possible about how it planned to treat Saipov.

Global News We will 'step up' vetting of immigrants after NYC attack
Author: 0 We will 'step up' vetting of immigrants after NYC attack

A white Toyota minivan with Florida plates parked in a New Jersey Home Depot lot was surrounded by the police, who are investigating a rented Home Depot truck's deadly rampage down a bike path near New York's World Trade Center. New York Mayor Bill de Blasco responded to Tuesday's attack: "This was an act of terror, and a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent civilians, aimed at people going about their lives who had no idea what was about to hit them".

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Author: 0 "Operation Troop Treats" Encourages Local Children to Give Back to Troops

Children can drop off candy at Lima Road Dentistry at 9019 Lima Road on Wednesday from 8 a.m.to 4:30 p.m., on Thursday from 7 a.m.to 6:30 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m.to noon. MA residents have spoken and Almond Joy is their least favorite candy to receive on Halloween. There are three great organizations collecting candy: Operation Gratitude, which has sent over 1.6 million care packages to troops, wants our extra Halloween candy to create care packages for our troops.

Global News Putin backs Iran nuclear deal, visits seen as rejection of USA policy
Author: 0 Putin backs Iran nuclear deal, visits seen as rejection of USA policy

The meeting came hours before a Tehran-hosted summit between presidents of Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan to discuss trilateral and regional issues, including the Syrian crisis. Earlier in the day, Putin sat down for talks with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani. The project is estimated to cost some $8.5 billion, with each reactor producing 1,057 megawatts of electricity.

Global News UP: 9 dead, many injured in blast at thermal power plant
Author: 0 UP: 9 dead, many injured in blast at thermal power plant

People injured in the explosion being taken to hospital. In their statement, NTPC said there was a "sudden abnormal sound" before an opening emerged in a pipe, followed by a release of flue gases and steam. The government also announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the family of those workers who have died and Rs 50,000 for the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 for other injured workers.

Author: 0 JK Rowling Burns Donald Trump Jr. Over His Halloween Socialism Lesson

Halloween is the ultimate expression of what people like Trump view as "handouts", but what the rest of us view as " sharing ". Trump used an imaginary scenario in which his daughter's Halloween candy would be taken from her and given to a child who didn't go trick-or-treating, as a comparison to a socialist system in which the government oversees an equitable distribution of goods and services.

Global News Syrian opposition rejects Russia-sponsored congress, opposition member says
Author: 0 Syrian opposition rejects Russia-sponsored congress, opposition member says

Representatives of the Syrian regime, armed opposition groups, as well as delegations from the UN, Jordan and the U.S. will attend the talks, he confirmed. He added that Syrian President Bashar Assad is set to launch dialogue involving various representatives of Syrian society, TASS reported. Along with the Astana talks, United Nations-sponsored negotiations are held in Geneva in search of an overall political solution.

Global News NZ Labour moves to block foreign home buyers
Author: 0 NZ Labour moves to block foreign home buyers

In New Zealand, no such restrictions apply and foreigners can purchase any property on the proviso that they apply to the Overseas Investment Office before purchasing property which is worth more than $10 million, comes with more than five hectares of land or consists of coastal land which is larger than 21,527 square feet.

Global News Disturbing Northam Ad Paints Gillespie Supporters as Racists Looking to Kill Children
Author: 0 Disturbing Northam Ad Paints Gillespie Supporters as Racists Looking to Kill Children

Instead, he claims, he is content to "smear" the opposition. The pickup truck in the ad displays a " Gillespie for governor " bumper sticker and a "Don't tread on me" license plate as children attempt to outrun the driver. The ad closes with an image of torch-wielding white supremacists rallying in defense of a Confederate monument. Ed Gillespie and Donald Trump promise the American dream, but can only deliver an American nightmare.

Global News Navy SEAL raid nets Benghazi attack leader
Author: 0 Navy SEAL raid nets Benghazi attack leader

Meanwhile, Mustafa Al Imam is to be transferred to the USA from the American navy ship where he is now being held following his Monday capture, for federal prosecution, CNN has reported. Assailants armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades blasted through the USA diplomatic mission before setting it ablaze, according court documents filed in 2014.

Global News Duterte back from 'productive, engaging' Japan trip
Author: 0 Duterte back from 'productive, engaging' Japan trip

The Philippine president, who is notorious for his short temper and abusive language against his critics, had previously described Kim as a "fool" and "son of a bitch" for "playing with unsafe toys". Another highlight in Duterte's second visit to Japan was his meeting with Japanese Emperor Akihito and wife Empress Michiko at the historic Imperial Hotel.

Global News Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections
Author: 0 Prem Kumar Dhumal named BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Himachal Pradesh elections

The sources said the leadership wanted to shift Nadda to the state after the polls if the BJP registers a resounding victory. Himachal will vote on November 9, and Gujarat in two phases on December 9 and 14. " Congress high command se dulha mangta tha, dulha BJP walo ne de diya hai (The Congress wanted a bride, the BJP's given one)". There had been talks of announcing Union Health Minister J P Nadda as the chief minister in case the BJP is victorious in the upcoming elections.

Global News Flawless trick-or-treating weather expected for Halloween
Author: 0 Flawless trick-or-treating weather expected for Halloween

Unfortunately, this may interfere with many people's plans to stay dry this Halloween . The steady rain ends first thing Thursday morning, but showers are still possible during the day. Lows will be in the low/ mid-40s with partly cloudy skies and slowly decreasing rain chances. Overnight Wednesday into Thursday , there's a 60 percent chance for rain possibly totaling less than a tenth of an inch, as the low falls to around 22 and southwest winds gust to 25 miles per hour.

Global News PM, Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary
Author: 0 PM, Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul pay tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said rising intolerance has thrown former prime minister Indira Gandhi's idea of India into question. Her death led to anti-Sikh riots across the country which led to displacement and killings of people from Sikh community. Gandhi said Sonia Gandhi has been ill but was keen to attend the function to give away the 30th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration.

Global News Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary
Author: 0 Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary

My tributes to him on his birth anniversary", Gandhi tweeted. Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas - to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi .

Global News State police urge trick or treat safety
Author: 0 State police urge trick or treat safety

Lt. Robinson suggests to, "Make sure if they're little make sure they're not going out unaccompanied". "Assume that there are going to be children out". No shocker here though, dentists recommend not letting you children eat all their candy in one night. Masks can obstruct the child's vision, which could also cause the child to trip or cross the street in front of oncoming traffic.

Global News Iraq premier urges calm in Kurdish area
Author: 0 Iraq premier urges calm in Kurdish area

Disputes between the KRG and the Baghdad federal government range from the perennial tussle over how to share oil revenues to the control of territory and border crossings. Masoud Barzani held the referendum "for his own pride". The handing over of the crossing to the Iraqi authorities came after talks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to resolve the conflict between the central Iraqi government in Baghdad and the Kurds.

Global News NY truck attack 'act of terror,' Manhattan financial district shut down
Author: 0 NY truck attack 'act of terror,' Manhattan financial district shut down

O'Neill said the suspect "did make a statement" after the crash, which led police to declare the incident an act of terrorism. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said president Donald Trump had been briefed by White House chief of staff John Kelly and "will be continually updated as more details are known".

Global News Ireland bid rocked as report backs South Africa to host tournament
Author: 0 Ireland bid rocked as report backs South Africa to host tournament

The final decision will be announced by World Rugby on 15 November, 2017. South Africa famously held the 1995 Rugby World Cup, which came at a time where apartheid was still very much the major talking point in the country. Durban was stripped of the games after being awarded them because of a lack of financial guarantees. It is also clear from the report that Ireland has all the capabilities to host an outstanding Rugby World Cup in 2023 stating as it does ...'any of the three ...

Global News White House: We Have Nothing to Do With Manafort's Indictment
Author: 0 White House: We Have Nothing to Do With Manafort's Indictment

Sanders. "He was a volunteer member of an advisory council that met one time", Sanders told reporters Monday afternoon during the White House press briefing. She also criticized Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee for their contributions which funded research for a dossier alleging Mr.

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