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Global News Nikki Haley Joked About Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test At Annual Fundraiser
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Nikki Haley speaking at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner. 'As a member of the Trump cabinet it is a thrill to be out to dinner without being harassed'. Haley went on to explain that she had been witness to "true evil" during her tenure as Ambassador to the United Nations, citing examples such as Syria and South Sudan.

Global News 'Mention of the cat is degrading': Assange sues over Ecuador terms
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The site said Ecuador's government has refused to allow a visit by Human Rights Watch general counsel Dinah PoKempner and prevented several meetings with Mr Assange's lawyers. Protesters and supporters holding banners that read "Free Assange" outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. This investigation has been dropped, but Mr Assange fears he could be extradited to the USA over WikiLeaks' publishing of huge amounts of classified information.

Global News Jordan plans to revoke parts of its peace treaty with Israel
Author: 0 Jordan plans to revoke parts of its peace treaty with Israel

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Amman has already notified Israel that it will not extend its lease of two border territories to the Tel Aviv regime, stressing that his country is resolute to reclaim both regions under a bilateral peace deal signed nearly a quarter of a century ago.

Global News Dozens injured after floor collapses at house party near Clemson
Author: 0 Dozens injured after floor collapses at house party near Clemson

Social media footage captured the first floor collapsing onto the lower level just after midnight. Thirty people were injured after a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment complex near Clemson University . Officers arrived to find multiple people hurt. Police said the event was a private party by a group that had leased the clubhouse at the Woodlands Apartments, about three miles from Clemson.

Global News Japan, US and S.Korea to work closely on sanctions
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According to the agreement signed after the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last month in Pyongyang, the two militaries began 20-day demining operations on October 1. Iwaya also told reporters that he agreed with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Jeong that cooperation among their defense authorities is necessary for North Korea's denuclearization.

Global News Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting
Author: 0 Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

Toney died at a hospital from his injuries, police said. A manhunt was still underway for another suspect, identified as Tafahree Maynard. The 19-year-old Pretlow is in custody. As the police Chief Butch Ayers continued to brief from a podium outside the headquarters, a photo Officer Toney sat on a small table to the side in tribute.

Global News WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is launching a legal action against l'Ecuador
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is to launch legal action against the government of Ecuador , accusing it of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms". Former Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa provided Julian Assange asylum in 2012. They included household rules, such as cleaning the bathroom and looking after his cat, to more politically motivated ones, such as not to partake in any activity deemed to be interfering in the internal affairs of states.

Global News Gaza protests to test Egypt cease-fire negotiation efforts
Author: 0 Gaza protests to test Egypt cease-fire negotiation efforts

The Jewish nation is also uncompromising in its commitment to prevent Palestinian boats sailing up to the maritime boundary between Israel and the coastal enclave and promised to act unless Hamas stops launching rockets and incendiary balloons that threaten Israeli civilians.

Global News Italy's PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift
Author: 0 Italy's PM defiant on budget, denies coalition rift

The EU presidency says it "is really, really decisive" for Italy to change its draft budget because otherwise Italy would not only threaten its own financial health for also that of its eurozone partners. It appears that Brussels has become increasingly anxious about fiscal deficits across the single currency area in the face of looming Brexit. In what could be a further source of concern, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, leader of the 5-Star party, said on Wednesday a legislative ...

Global News Marijuana legalization linked to spike in auto crashes, studies reveal
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A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says auto crashes are up in states that have legalized recreational marijuana use, including here in Nevada. "We know a lot of states are considering making recreational marijuana available", Harkey said. It points to a lack of driver drug-use stats in crash reports, in addition to the difficulty of actually testing to determine whether or not a driver was under the influence of cannabis in a collision.

Global News Pentagon Chief: US ‘Cannot Accept’ China’s ‘Militarization’ in South China Sea
Author: 0 Pentagon Chief: US ‘Cannot Accept’ China’s ‘Militarization’ in South China Sea

US national security would suffer greatly without Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and several top Pentagon leaders slated to leave their posts next year, a key senator said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with him earlier this week, Mattis acknowledged that the relationship has been hard in recent times. "There's going to be times we step on each other's toes, so we're going to have to find a way to productively manage our relationship", he said.

Global News Justice Dept. opens probe into child sex abuse in Pennsylvania clergy
Author: 0 Justice Dept. opens probe into child sex abuse in Pennsylvania clergy

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia also confirmed to Religion News Service that it is aware of the inquiry and is cooperating with investigators - including handing over documents. The findings of the 40th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury were released in a comprehensive 884-page report in August. One issue, experts say, is that there has been no comprehensive and independent measurement of the full scope of sexual abuse in the church in the United States.

Global News Tenants Vote to Remove Trump Name From UWS Building
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Almost 70 percent of residents supported the resolution to remove the signs, with votes tallied from more than 80 percent of units-a "record turnout" for building elections, according to the email. The owner of a Trump hotel in Panama used a crowbar to remove the Trump letters. Residents first voted to remove the name shortly after Trump's 2017 inauguration.

Global News Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat
Author: 0 Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat

Independent Kerryn Phelps achieved an unprecedented swing of more than 20 per cent against Liberal candidate Dave Sharma in Malcolm Turnbull's former seat of Wentworth on Saturday. "While tonight is not an unexpected outcome for us, they have looked at Canberra and the Liberal Party has paid a big price tonight for the events of several months ago".

Global News Twitter quietly fired a suspected Saudi Arabian spy, report says
Author: 0 Twitter quietly fired a suspected Saudi Arabian spy, report says

A group of people hold pictures of Jamal Khashoggi during a demonstration in front of the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington. Intelligence officials alerted Twitter executives at the end of 2015 that Saudi leadership had been "grooming" Alzabarah to keep tabs on accounts belonging to dissidents and critics of the Saudi government.

Global News One year on - Harry and Meghan back at Invictus Games
Author: 0 One year on - Harry and Meghan back at Invictus Games

Ben Yeomans, Damien Irish and Jarrod Kent were all smiles and had nothing but praise for the Duke of Sussex after meeting him on Sunday at the Invictus Games cycling event in Sydney . Harry and Meghan watch wheelchair tennis at last year's Invictus Games in Toronto (Danny Lawson/PA) Love was clearly in the air (Danny Lawson/PA) Former actress Meghan looked relaxed - even though life as a full-time royal was just around the corner...

Global News India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety
Author: 0 India train disaster families protest amid anger over safety

A day after the horrific train accident near Amritsar that killed at least 59 Dussehra revellers, and left over 70 injured, all stakeholders - from the local lawmaker and Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to the local corporation to the railways ministry - tried to deflect blame.

Global News U.S. opposed to Koreas' plan for no-fly zone over border
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The Pope's office reported that he had said: "If the invitation comes I will surely respond to it, and I can possibly go". The ruling Democratic Party (DP) on Friday expressed hope that Pope Francis' potential visit to North Korea will help speed up denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Global News More than 60 infant bodies found at another funeral home in Detroit
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Three unrefrigerated boxes containing the remains of a total of approximately 37 deceased bodies of fetuses or infants plus a deep freezer containing 26 additional deceased bodies. The site of that former business - the Cantrell Funeral Home - was raided October 12 in response to an anonymous letter, authorities said. No connection between the two cases has yet been established, Detroit's police chief said.

Global News CARAVAN DEFIANT: Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico
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They're part of a caravan of thousands of people determined to make it to the United States . On Thursday, Mexico dispatched additional police to its southern border after the Casa del Migrante shelter on the Guatemalan side of the border reported that hundreds of Hondurans had already arrived there.

Global News Left's claim O'Rourke beat Cruz in debate a fallacy?
Author: 0 Left's claim O'Rourke beat Cruz in debate a fallacy?

Tightening polls in the Texas Senate race show Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) has launched a formidable challenge to Sen. "I believe in due process", said Cruz calmly as he continued to walk. Dana Perino said that O'Rourke's race, in which he has raised a large sum, is more of a "down payment" for a future run. The incident, though, didn't sit well with the Democratic challenger, who added that "it's not something that I feel totally comfortable with, and perhaps in the heat of the moment, I ...

Global News Saudi Arabia faces CONSEQUENCES if agents did murder Jamal Khashoggi, warns Hunt
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia faces CONSEQUENCES if agents did murder Jamal Khashoggi, warns Hunt

The overnight announcement in Saudi State media also said a royal court adviser close to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was sacked along with three leaders in the kingdom's intelligence services and other officials. Senator Payne said she had conveyed to the Saudi Ambassador to Australia earlier in the week the government's "serious concern" for Mr Khashoggi's welfare and also directed the Australian ambassador in Riyadh to raise the matter with the Saudi government.

Global News Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

Turkish officials previously said they believe Khashoggi was dismembered. "I think President Trump and his ministerial team are waking up to just how unsafe it is to have people acting with a sense that they have impunity in their relationship with the United States", Sawers said.

Global News Palestinians slam USA decision to close al-Quds consulate
Author: 0 Palestinians slam USA decision to close al-Quds consulate

Pompeo said the "single diplomatic mission" will assist Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem with consular support "through a new Palestinian Affairs Unit inside U.S. Arab ambassadors are also deeply concerned at the idea of moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. However, since 1995 it has been US law to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, mandates that the Trump Administration has boldly implemented.

Global News Amazon, FedEx, UPS Could Gain from Trump Threat to Leave Postal Union
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Postal Service. The Universal Postal Union sets rates that national postal services charge for shipping small parcels to other countries. The deal has allowed the country to flood the United States with cheap goods at shipping discounts of up to 70 percent, putting American companies at a disadvantage and straining the USA mail system while fueling growth overseas, Taub said.

Global News Again - Threatens to Send Military to US-Mexico Border
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President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to deploy the United States military to "CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER" over undocumented immigration from Mexico . He has long pushed economic development as a way to keep people from migrating, and on Wednesday he reached out again. The migrants also chanted: "We are not smugglers, we are immigrants".

Global News Nick Clegg appointed Facebook communications chief
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Facebook Inchas hired former United Kingdom deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as head of the social network's global affairs and communications team, the Financial Times reported on Friday. "I hope to use some of those skills in my new role". "I'm not especially bedazzled by Facebook", he said in an article in the London Evening Standard in 2016.

Global News Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border
Author: 0 Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for border

Mexico's peso weakened more than 1.5 percent against the dollar on Thursday, partly driven by Trump's comments, analysts said. Honduran migrants heading in a caravan to the United States, walk in direction to the border with Mexico as they leave Guatemala City on October 18, 2018.

Global News Russian Woman Accused of Trying to Sway Midterms
Author: 0 Russian Woman Accused of Trying to Sway Midterms

In July, 12 Russians were charged with hacking Democratic Party emails during the 2016 USA presidential election. The campaign aimed to boost Donald Trump's chances of winning the presidency, according to U.S. Who is undermining democracy? The indictment against Khusyainova suggested United States investigators have gained detailed inside knowledge of the IRA's operations.

Global News Crimea massacre has American roots, hints Putin
Author: 0 Crimea massacre has American roots, hints Putin

The girl, who broke up with Roslyakov at an unspecified time before the killing, said he was a shooting enthusiast. At least 10 of the wounded in a school shooting and bomb attack carried out by a student at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russian Federation, the health minister said Thursday.

Global News What Trump Says Is the Biggest Threat to His Presidency
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The rand retreated early on Thursday after minutes from the US Federal Reserve's September meeting struck a hawkish tone, draining some of the enthusiasm for emerging currencies that lifted the local unit to a two-week peak. This statement did not go well with the U.S. president who has accused the Fed of working against his agenda. The Fed should "follow that course through the temporarily shifting and sometimes conflicting signs from the economy unless some strong and steady signal ...

Global News Israel Supreme Court overturns entry ban on United States student
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She issued the following statement through her lawyers: "I'm relieved at the court's decision and am incredibly grateful for the work of my unbelievable and tireless lawyers...as well as the support of my family and friends", adding that she "will be happy to say more when I've had a chance to rest and process".

Global News Trump 'Threw Down the Gauntlet': Homan Says Border Shutdown 'Certainly an Option'
Author: 0 Trump 'Threw Down the Gauntlet': Homan Says Border Shutdown 'Certainly an Option'

Earlier this year, during a previous migrant caravan, the country ultimately registered the migrants and gave them permits of up to 30 days to leave the country or apply for asylum. His threats have kept pace with the migrants' journey. Late on Thursday night, a small number of the Honduran group who broke off from the main crowd were able to successfully cross over into Mexico.

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