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Global News Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing
Author: 0 Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

The only crossing point between Syria and Israeli-controlled territory, the Quneitra crossing reopened four years after closing due to the civil war on the Syrian side. Speaking alongside his Iraqi counterpart in Damascus , Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem of Syria expressed hopes that his country's Albu Kamal crossing with Iraq would open soon, too.

Global News Young woman enters Sabarimala; Returns due to protests
Author: 0 Young woman enters Sabarimala; Returns due to protests

Some 1,000 police officers cleared protesters from the vicinity of the Sabarimala temple in Kerala state on Wednesday, hours before the temple's doors were to open to females ages 10 to 50, said police officer Manoj Abraham. In another incident, a woman reporter of an English online media organisation was asked to get down from a state-owned KSRTC bus in Nilakkal, one of the entry points to the shrine of Lord Ayyappa .

Global News Controversial Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In
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He was also very clear about one thing: the Court has previously made landmark decisions that weren't popular with politicians at the time but had a lasting impact on our nation. But there are 48 other Republican senators and one Democrat who voted to confirm him. The 63 year old was nominated by President George W. Bush after the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist in 2005.

Global News Rocket fired on Israel from Gaza: Israeli army
Author: 0 Rocket fired on Israel from Gaza: Israeli army

Hamas has intensified its violent demonstrations against Israel , turning the border between the Jewish state and the Gaza Strip into a "24/7" war zone as the terrorist group amps up its efforts to kidnap Israeli soldiers, according to Israeli security sources and regional reports.

Global News Ten killed after bomb explodes at Crimea college
Author: 0 Ten killed after bomb explodes at Crimea college

Initially, emergency officials said the blast was believed to have been the result of a gas canister explosion. Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, prompting global condemnation and Western sanctions, but since then there have been no major outbreaks of violence there.

Global News New Ad Hits Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle Instead of Whataburger
Author: 0 New Ad Hits Ted Cruz For Liking White Castle Instead of Whataburger

But with polls showing him slipping farther behind just three weeks before the November 6 election, and six days before early voting starts in Texas , O'Rourke switched his approach. Cruz has made gains in Texas by hammering O'Rourke as out of step with Texas voters because of his liberal stances, including his support for universal healthcare, a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and some gun-control measures.

Author: 0 Possible extension to UK's Brexit transition period talked up by Ireland

The prime minister heads to Brussels today with little expectation of unlocking the further progress on Brexit that had been hoped for this month. "Let me tell you categorically that these reports are untrue". But she emerged from Tuesday's cabinet meeting looking relatively safe, at least for now, with the Cabinet backing her proposals in a two-and-a-half hour meeting - despite earlier threats to walk from a number of ministers.

Global News United States pilot killed in Su-27 crash in Ukraine
Author: 0 United States pilot killed in Su-27 crash in Ukraine

According to the Ukrainian Military Portal, the accident took place during the multinational military exercise titled "Clear Sky-2018". At the same time, the US Air Force said in a press release that one American service member was involved in the crash .

Global News Boko Haram militants kill kidnapped aid worker
Author: 0 Boko Haram militants kill kidnapped aid worker

Her death comes a month after a health worker abducted with her was killed by the same group, the Islamic State West Africa Province, the largest IS-linked extremist group in Africa. In all the negotiations, we acted in the best interest of the women and the country as a whole. The clip had also referred to Leah Sharibu , a 15-year-old who was one of more than 100 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school in Dapchi in February.

Global News Russian Federation vows tough response to Ecumenical Patriachate over Ukraine
Author: 0 Russian Federation vows tough response to Ecumenical Patriachate over Ukraine

Ecumenical Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill conduct Sunday service in the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George at the Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey July 5, 2009. "Just as Russia opposed itself to the entire world community with its aggressive imperial policy, now the Russian Church is on the path of self-isolation and conflict with the world Orthodoxy", he wrote on his Facebook page.

Global News Trump Accuses NBC of Misleading Public on His Praise for Confederate General
Author: 0 Trump Accuses NBC of Misleading Public on His Praise for Confederate General

So Robert E. Lee was a great general. Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia. "I encourage you to continue to be the people that God has called us to be, those people who are so enraged with holy anger that we do not sit by and let this happen." But he made the statement in the context of talking about how hard it was for President Abraham Lincoln to defeat him.

Global News Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says
Author: 0 Climate change? It comes and goes, Trump says

Donald Trump appeared on " 60 Minutes " & revealed that he felt the climate change would eventually "go back". "They say that we had hurricanes that were far worse than what we just had with Michael". "Hopefully we'll go back to many years of having none". "Now I say they're babies". He said the political people in Washington have changed his thinking.

Global News Native American Rep. Blasts Liz Warren's Claim to Shared Heritage: 'It’s Disgusting'
Author: 0 Native American Rep. Blasts Liz Warren's Claim to Shared Heritage: 'It’s Disgusting'

American public privilege the voices of (mostly white) genome scientists and implicitly cede to them the power to define Indigenous identity", the statement continued. "I respect the distinction, & don't list myself as Native in the Senate", Warren said . Her critique and dogged pursuit of justice in the current US political system has put her in line for retaking her seat on the US Senate.

Global News Donald Trump urged to declare China a currency manipulator
Author: 0 Donald Trump urged to declare China a currency manipulator

Cui also accused the US of going on the offensive by sending US Navy vessels into the South China Sea. "I have a good energy with him" Trump said . "They don't know who was the final decision-maker" in the administration, he said. Reality Check: Bravo, President Trump . Fox's Varney praises Trump responding to Lesley Stahl Qs as "a remarkable contrast between this president and any president in my lifetime".

Author: 0 Indonesia warns Australia on following Donald Trump's Mideast policy

Mr. Morrison told Parliament that he had briefed Mr. Jokowi overnight about the announcement. Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, speaking at a joint news conference with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki in Jakarta, reaffirmed Indonesia's support for a two-state solution to the Middle East dispute and warned Australia against the risk of insecurity.

Global News Artist Explains Inspiration Behind Painting of Trump With Past Republican Presidents
Author: 0 Artist Explains Inspiration Behind Painting of Trump With Past Republican Presidents

A leading Republican critic of President Donald Trump slammed the suggestion that the US could resume separating migrant and refugee families at the USA border, saying the policy is 'simply. And when the Trumps asked the Guggenheim Museum to borrow a Vincent van Gogh painting, they were instead offered a solid gold toilet by Maurizio Cattelan, a satirical, if fully functioning sculpture called "America".

Global News Mountain Biker Shot Dead by Hunter in the French Alps
Author: 0 Mountain Biker Shot Dead by Hunter in the French Alps

It is thought the 22-year-old gunman, who was with a part of local hunters opened fire after mistaking the cyclist for a moving animal. French prosecutors have launched an enquiry for "aggravated manslaughter". The Independent has reported that a British restaurant-owner in his 30s was shot dead while riding a snowmobile on Saturday. His friends are writing to the mayors of Morzine, Montriond and the prefecture in Annecy to call for a change to the rules around hunting in the area.

Global News Trump Tells '60 Minutes' That Mattis 'May Leave' The Pentagon
Author: 0 Trump Tells '60 Minutes' That Mattis 'May Leave' The Pentagon

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks to reporters at the Pentagon last week. "They'll come into the administration, they'll be phenomenal", Mr Trump said. Mattis is visiting Vietnam this week, as China continues its growing military assertiveness in the South China Sea. On the old chestnut of RUSSIA MEDDLING IN THE 2016 ELECTION to ensure that Trump won, he scoffed, "Do you really think I'd call Russia to help me with an election?" "But General Mattis is a good guy", said ...

Global News Rescuers Continue to Search Florida Towns Demolished by Hurricane Michael
Author: 0 Rescuers Continue to Search Florida Towns Demolished by Hurricane Michael

President Trump speaks with Florida Gov. Rick Scott after arriving at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to tour storm damage from Hurricane Michael . "Something's changing and it'll change back again", Trump told CBS. After Michael slammed through the Florida Panhandle last week, April Hand spent Saturday checking on possible property damage to the home of her fiance's aunt and uncle.

Global News Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Announce They're Expecting First Child
Author: 0 Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Announce They're Expecting First Child

Meghan, 37, is seen as a modernizing influence on the at times stodgy royal family , and she is credited by many with bringing happiness to Harry. Meghan called the koalas "so, so, sweet". The topic cropped up in their engagement interview, with Harry, saying: "Hopefully we'll start a family in the near future". The Kingdom Choir gospel singers who performed Stand By Me at Harry and Meghan's wedding sent their best wishes to "the handsome couple".

Global News John Oliver slams Trump's 'bromance' with Saudi Crown Prince
Author: 0 John Oliver slams Trump's 'bromance' with Saudi Crown Prince

The media attention over the apparent murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi has intensified and reached a new level in the last 12 hours when word got out that the Saudi government was prepared to admit that Khashoggi was killed during an interrogation gone wrong.

Global News Fight breaks out in OR between left and right wing protestors
Author: 0 Fight breaks out in OR between left and right wing protestors

Following a Friday night event at the Metropolitan Republican Club of NY which featured a speech by founder Gavin McInnes , a mob of the extremists group was filmed attacking and beating several men in the street . The club on East 83rd Street was vandalized in the hours leading up to the speech and brawl. Right-wing media such as Fox News ignored the aggression of the Proud Boys and characterized the brawl exclusively as left-wing violence.

Global News Taliban Attack Security Check Posts In Farah
Author: 0 Taliban Attack Security Check Posts In Farah

In late July, Alice Wells, the State Department deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia, met Taliban officials in Doha for "preliminary" discussions amid persistent insurgent demands for direct negotiations with Washington. Another 32 people were injured in the blast, Hajri said. Neither side would go on the record to confirm that meeting, but there has been speculation since then that more talks were planned.

Global News Former UK envoy says May's Brexit plan a 'pipe dream'
Author: 0 Former UK envoy says May's Brexit plan a 'pipe dream'

Eurosceptic lawmakers in her Conservative Party are also concerned about a backstop , fearing it could keep Britain in the EU's sphere of influence possibly forever and stop the country from striking new trade deals with the rest of the world.

Global News Beto O’Rourke Shatters Campaign Records by Raising $38.1 Million
Author: 0 Beto O’Rourke Shatters Campaign Records by Raising $38.1 Million

O'Rourke's campaign has obliterated fundraising records throughout the race, even as polls have consistently shown Cruz with a comfortable lead in the high-profile Senate contest. Barack Obama raised in the quarter leading up to the 2008 Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primaries - and it also exceeded the amount former Florida Gov.

Global News White Woman Calls 911, Says Black Boy Groped Her
Author: 0 White Woman Calls 911, Says Black Boy Groped Her

The surveillance footage, obtained by PIX-11, shows Ms Klein standing at the store counter when a young boy accidentally brushed past her. Social media erupted in response to "Cornerstore Caroline", some even calling it a modern Emmett Till incident.

Global News #MeToo rattles Indian government as minister is accused of sexual harassment
Author: 0 #MeToo rattles Indian government as minister is accused of sexual harassment

More than half a dozen women journalists have accused Akbar of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour at various stages of his journalistic career, during which he launched and edited several newspapers. "I could not reply earlier as I was on an official tour overseas", he added. "You be the judge", Akbar said, referring to the elections to be held in five states-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana-starting 12 November.

Global News Britain's Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank release royal wedding photographs
Author: 0 Britain's Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank release royal wedding photographs

This isn't the first time Dougal has designed a garment for the royal though, as Eugenie wore one of his stunning creations to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, in May this year. Standing next to her new husband, Princess Eugenie glows in her designer gown by Peter Piloto and Christopher de Vos and surrounded by her beloved dad, Prince Andrew, mum Sarah Ferguson and big sister and maid of honour, Princess Beatrice.

Global News German police suspect hostage has been taken in Cologne
Author: 0 German police suspect hostage has been taken in Cologne

Police officer Christoph Schulte told The Associated Press that incident appears to have started Monday at 12:45 p.m.at a pharmacy inside the train station. A police spokesperson told NBC News that "one woman has been taken hostage" but could not confirm if shots had been fired. Police confirmed that there is a possible hostage scenario at a pharmacy located inside the station building.

Global News Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results

BOSTON That "Pocahontas" taunt must have rankled. Warren's identity was allegedly not known to Bustamante during the analysis . Those critics have charged that Warren advanced her career with a narrative she is a descendant of the Cherokee and DE tribes.

Global News India's MeToo highlights failure of law
Author: 0 India's MeToo highlights failure of law

The Committee will also provide assistance to the aggrieved woman, if she so chooses, to file a police complaint in relation to an offence under Indian Penal Code. If a woman complaints about sexual harassment in a workplace, the inquiry has to be completed in 90 days. One in three US business executives say they have changed their behavior in the wake of #Metoo to avoid doing anything perceived as sexual harassment, according to research by the Society for Human Resources Management, a ...

Global News Jamal Khashoggi was killed on order of Saudi leadership: NY Times
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi was killed on order of Saudi leadership: NY Times

Turkish officials say they fear Saudi agents killed and dismembered Mr Khashoggi after he entered the consulate, saying they have audio and video recordings of it that they have not released. Turkey said Tuesday it would search the Saudi Consulate. "At this time, I implore President Trump and first lady Melania Trump to help shed light on Jamal's disappearance", Cengiz wrote .

Global News France’s Macron on way to Armenia for French countries’ meet
Author: 0 France’s Macron on way to Armenia for French countries’ meet

After months on the campaign trail that took her to different countries across the world, today is the moment of truth for Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo . Rwanda's human rights record and a decision to replace French with English as the official language in 2008, were pointed out as issues that dent its leadership credentials.

Global News Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds
Author: 0 Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Hurricane Leslie was moving quickly toward the Iberian Peninsula, the National Hurricane Center said Saturday. Heavy squalls began to hit Portugal late on Saturday (Oct 13), with the country on red alert as Hurricane Leslie barrelled towards its coastline in what could be the fiercest storm since 1842.

Global News Woman snatched by crocodile in Australia while fishing with kids
Author: 0 Woman snatched by crocodile in Australia while fishing with kids

Police said the woman, an Aboriginal ranger, was attacked as she was waist deep in water. Officers from Lake Evella and Nhulunbuy worked with local rangers and community members to search nearby waterways for the woman. Saltwater crocodile numbers have exploded since they were declared a protected species in 1971, with recent attacks reigniting debate about controlling them.

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