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Global News Vintage plane crash-lands on California freeway, no injuries
Author: 0 Vintage plane crash-lands on California freeway, no injuries

Footage from the scene shows firefighters extinguishing flames that consumed the body of the plane. The pilot, whose name was not immediately released and flies professionally for Alaska Airlines, was out on a training exercise. The Lost Hills and Las Virgenes roads on-ramps were blocked, according to CHP's incident information page. Officials said the FAA and NTSB will investigate the crash.

Global News Italian populist government braces for European Union budget rejection
Author: 0 Italian populist government braces for European Union budget rejection

Italy's ruling coalition patched up a row over a tax amnesty on Saturday and struck a more conciliatory tone towards European Union institutions, saying it wanted to discuss its budget plans with Brussels. In a letter sent to the EU Monday, Italian finance minister Tria said he wants "constructive" talks with the EU but coalition leaders have shown little willingness to compromise aside from pushing some spending plans a year out.

Global News Twitter pulls pro-Saudi bots amid Khashoggi case
Author: 0 Twitter pulls pro-Saudi bots amid Khashoggi case

He said Saudi officials, including the crown prince and his father King Salman, had promised a transparent probe. President Donald Trump said Thursday it "certainly looks" as though Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.

Global News May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved
Author: 0 May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved

Brussels insists that this in turn requires controls on goods shipped from mainland Britain to Northern Ireland , and is trying to overcome objections from among UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the Northern Ireland Unionists crucial to her government's parliamentary majority.

Global News Ex-boyfriend killed former Pullman High track star, police say
Author: 0 Ex-boyfriend killed former Pullman High track star, police say

After reports of the shooting, the university identified the suspect as sex offender Melvin Rowland, 37. The University of Utah campus is on lockdown after a shooting. "It was assigned out to a detective". The Salt Lake Tribune reported that police were surrounding one specific vehicle. He and his wife were charged with hatching a carjacking plot that led to the October 2017 death of 23-year-old Chenwei Guo.

Author: 0 Plane crashes on busy freeway in Southern California

The aircraft, painted in German air force markings, belonged to the Condor Squadron - a group that performs mock dogfights for airshows and flies in formation for other veteran-focused events, according to president Chris Rushing. Johnny Starling told KTLA. The back end of the plane appeared to be missing as the fire continued to burn on lanes. The aircraft - a North American SNJ-5 - is owned by Condor Squadron Officer's and Airmen's Association, according to the FAA.

Global News Turkey will 'never allow cover-up' of Saudi journalist's death
Author: 0 Turkey will 'never allow cover-up' of Saudi journalist's death

Britain's Foreign Office said on Saturday: "We are considering the Saudi report and our next steps". Saudi Arabia , the president said, "has been a great ally in the Middle East". "There obviously was a tremendous mistake made, and what compounded the mistake was the attempt to try to cover up", Jubeir said. He also said the kingdom does not know what happened to Khashoggi's body after his death.

Author: 0 Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest — NY Times

The Confederate battle flag emblem wasn't fully removed from the state's flag until 2003. One of those apparent instances of what appeared to be an attempt to at least intimidating voters by using the politics of fear came just Monday night when a decades-old image of Abrams surfaced on social media showing her burning a Georgia flag emblazoned at the time with the racist Confederate symbol.

Global News Pompeo Revokes Visas Of Saudi Officials Accused Of Killing Khashoggi
Author: 0 Pompeo Revokes Visas Of Saudi Officials Accused Of Killing Khashoggi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has directly accused Saudi Arabia of the premeditated murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , calling it a political killing orchestrated by Saudi officials. Saudi Arabia has said Khashoggi died in a brawl at its consulate in the capitol city, and blamed rogue agents. "We're making very clear that the United States does not tolerate this kind of ruthless action to silence Mr.

Global News Meghan and Harry want 'normal' life for their child
Author: 0 Meghan and Harry want 'normal' life for their child

It's being reported that the Duchess is exhausted from the hectic tour schedule, which will see the couple attend 76 engagements over 16 days. The opening ceremony for the Games at Sydney's Opera House on Saturday night was delayed after an intense thunderstorm, and the Duchess of Sussex did not attend a cycling medal presentation with Harry on Sunday.

Global News Plans to build Titanic replica back on track
Author: 0 Plans to build Titanic replica back on track

Afterwards, Titanic II will embark on more voyages and "circumnavigate the globe", according to Blue Star Line , though future destinations haven't yet been disclosed. There will be nine decks and 840 staterooms that can accommodate 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members. Titanic II will look and feel like the original Titanic, including having the same cabin layout.

Global News World's 'oldest shipwreck' found at bottom of Black Sea
Author: 0 World's 'oldest shipwreck' found at bottom of Black Sea

Experts have spent three years surveying over 772 square miles of the Black Sea in a search for shipwrecks. The team reportedly said they meant to leave the vessel where it was found, but added that a small piece had been carbon dated by the University of Southampton and claimed the results "confirmed [it] as the oldest intact shipwreck known to mankind".

Global News After Groping Woman, Man Claims That President Trump Okayed it
Author: 0 After Groping Woman, Man Claims That President Trump Okayed it

Witnesses on board said they saw the woman stand up and tell the man behind her that she didnt know why he thought it was okay to touch her. She told police she felt fingers grab the back of her arm, squeezing above the elbow, and then "attentively" groping her again near the bra line.

Global News Saudi Arabia opens investment forum under Khashoggi shadow
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia opens investment forum under Khashoggi shadow

A spokesman for Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party said Monday that Khashoggi's murder was "complicated" and "monstrously planned". The Turkish president, who had said he would reveal "the naked truth" about Khashoggi's murder fell short of that with a speech was not as detailed and as full of new facts/evidence as analysts had expected.

Global News Man, 72, 'stoned to death by monkeys' in India
Author: 0 Man, 72, 'stoned to death by monkeys' in India

Dharampal Singh, 72, was hit in the head and chest and was taken to hospital, where he died, according to police in India. The Mirror reported that the monkeys - who are believed to have collected the bricks from a rundown building nearby in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh - have been causing trouble in the area for some time now.

Global News Brexit deal 95% done says Theresa May
Author: 0 Brexit deal 95% done says Theresa May

European leaders want a "backstop" agreement, whereby in the absence of other solutions, Northern Ireland would remain aligned with European regulations on goods and services, including customs arrangements, after Britain leaves the bloc.

Global News Prince Harry hopes he and Meghan Markle will have baby girl
Author: 0 Prince Harry hopes he and Meghan Markle will have baby girl

There are new reports that suggest the Duchess of Sussex is feeling rather sick because of her pregnancy and that's why she has made a decision to scale back on some of her royal engagements and public appearances in Australia. The former Suits actress, who is expecting her first child in the spring, had skipped a morning of engagements in Sydney on Sunday and sat out the day's events on Fraser Island on Monday, before joining her husband for a walkabout at the end of the day.

Global News Donald Trump says U.S. will build up its nuclear arsenal
Author: 0 Donald Trump says U.S. will build up its nuclear arsenal

The Democratic Party supports the buildup to war against Russian Federation and welcomes Trump's threats against Moscow; that is what they have demanded from the outset of his administration. "There are still problems around this treaty and the President has said that in the past", Peskov said, referring to Putin. In a sign that the Pentagon was preparing for an INF withdrawal for months, the new Missile Defence Review - US policy on ballistic missiles - has not yet been published, despite ...

Global News Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros' home
Author: 0 Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros' home

The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the hamlet of Katonah at 3:45 p.m. Monday after an employee of the residence opened the package. Soros, a Hungarian-born Jew, survived the Holocaust in his native country before emigrating to the United Kingdom and then the U.S. He then made his fortune, estimated at $8 billion, managing a hedge fund.

Global News U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions
Author: 0 U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

The move will likely anger Beijing, which has a territorial claim on Taiwan. The transit coincides with a period of rising tension between Taiwan and China , which considers the island one of its provinces. The U.S. Navy conducted a similar mission in the strait's worldwide waters in July, which had been the first such voyage in about a year. "Taiwan might talk up its asymmetric warfare capabilities, but without the U.S.

Global News PA says to continue sit-in at Bedouin village at risk of demolition
Author: 0 PA says to continue sit-in at Bedouin village at risk of demolition

According to the Prime Minister's Office, the delay is to allow for more time to talk with the community and consider alternative proposals, but some reports indicate that it is due to an offer from Khan al-Ahmar residents to relocate. Its residents, backed by foreign activists who have gathered at the site, have been waiting for bulldozers to move in at any time after an October 1 deadline from Israel for the villagers to demolish their own homes expired.

Global News Trump’s presence is felt in fiery Florida gubernatorial debate
Author: 0 Trump’s presence is felt in fiery Florida gubernatorial debate

Gillum, who has called for the impeachment of Trump, appeared to be amused by the question. Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum now leads the polls against Republican Ron DeSantis , with 45.3%. "This is not Russian Federation". "The "monkey up" comment said it all", Gillum charged. "This is a democracy. We want better." We want better schools, access to healthcare, a clean economy, and a restorative justice system that works hand in glove between the community and ...

Global News Trump rallies Republicans for
Author: 0 Trump rallies Republicans for "beautiful Ted" Cruz in Texas

Trump is holding a rally in Houston on Monday night for Cruz, who is facing a tougher-than-expected race against Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke. President Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally Saturday, Oct. After Cruz lost the primary, he gave a speech at the Republican National Convention in which he did not endorse Trump and instead called on Republicans to "vote your conscience", drawing boos from the crowd.

Global News China Set To Open The Longest Sea-Crossing Bridge In The World
Author: 0 China Set To Open The Longest Sea-Crossing Bridge In The World

While a number of publications say the bridge is 34.1 miles (55 km) long, the website for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB ) says the main project only spans a total of approximately 26 miles (42 km). A section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) is seen from Lantau island in Hong Kong, Oct. 7, 2018. To allow ships to continue passing through the estuary, the bridge plunges underwater for 6.7km midway, via two artificial islands.

Global News NYPD Suspends Use Of Body Cams After One Explodes
Author: 0 NYPD Suspends Use Of Body Cams After One Explodes

The officer removed it and the device exploded. All officers assigned that specific type of camera were told to remove them immediately and bring them back to their commands, the NYPD said, and the department was in the process of collecting and removing the cameras.

Global News Pence Admin Reportedly Planning to Erase Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ People
Author: 0 Pence Admin Reportedly Planning to Erase Non-Discrimination Protections for LGBTQ People

That decision to come up with a new draft cited a federal judge's opinion that stated the original rule went too far in concluding that discrimination based on gender identity is a form of sex discrimination. Sex would be "unchangeable" and would be determined by the genitals that the person was born with, according to the Times . The report alleges that the department argues the current lack of clarity allowed civil rights protections to be wrongfully extended to some individuals ...

Global News Search For Jayme Closs Enters 2nd Week; Sheriff Asks For 2,000 Volunteers
Author: 0 Search For Jayme Closs Enters 2nd Week; Sheriff Asks For 2,000 Volunteers

Jayme, said police, disappeared after the shooting and is considered to be in danger and not a runaway. Authorities told CBS News that Jayme was home when her parents - 46-year-old Denise and 56-year-old James Closs - were killed. Those volunteers have been asked to gather at the Hungry Hollow Grounds at 9am, but police will not say if they are hoping to find the missing teen or evidence that could provide any clues as to her whereabouts.

Global News EU, UK unfazed by blown deadline
Author: 0 EU, UK unfazed by blown deadline

An unspecified number of Cabinet ministers would vote against her in a leadership ballot, the newspaper said. Leaders from the European Union and Britain shrugged off a weekend negotiating debacle and previous deadlines Wednesday, giving themselves several more weeks to clinch a friendly divorce deal ahead of their separation.

Global News Thousands in US-Bound Migrant Caravan Pour Into Mexican City
Author: 0 Thousands in US-Bound Migrant Caravan Pour Into Mexican City

Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants crowded into the Mexican border city of Tapachula over the weekend after trekking on foot from the Guatemalan border, defying threats by Trump that he will close the US-Mexico border if they advanced, as well as warnings from the Mexican government.

Global News Theresa May Slams Trump's Praise For Congressman Who Attacked UK Journalist
Author: 0 Theresa May Slams Trump's Praise For Congressman Who Attacked UK Journalist

He pleaded guilty to assaulting the "Guardian" reporter but avoided jail and instead was ordered to undergo community service, anger management therapy and pay a fine. The Guardian released a statement calling for the president to apologize and denouncing his comments as "an attack on the First Amendment by someone who has taken an oath to defend it", according to The Post .

Global News Trio of big earthquakes strike off coast of Vancouver island
Author: 0 Trio of big earthquakes strike off coast of Vancouver island

Geophysicist Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 and that there were possibly some smaller ones as well as some aftershocks. The report made note of a 9.0 magnitude quake that hit near Vancouver Island in the year 1700. The earthquakes centered about 355 miles northwest of Seattle.

Author: 0 USA mulls revoking recognition of transgender people

For the a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services has privately argued that the term "sex" was never meant to include gender identity or even homosexuality, and that the lack of clarity allowed the Obama administration to wrongfully extend civil rights protections to people who should not have them.

Global News Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi’s Death, Calling It ‘Huge and Grave Mistake’
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi’s Death, Calling It ‘Huge and Grave Mistake’

In an interview with Fox News, Saudi Foreign Minister Abel Al-Jubeir said that this was a "rogue operation". A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while a member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage made four calls to the royal's office around the same time, reports said Monday.

Global News DHS secretary praises Mexican police for handling of migrant caravan
Author: 0 DHS secretary praises Mexican police for handling of migrant caravan

The caravan elicited a series of angry tweets and warnings from Trump early in the week, but Mexico's handling of the migrants at it southern border seems to have satisfied him more recently. Trump also repeated: "I will seal off the border before (the migrants) come into this country, and I'll bring out our military, not our reserves". Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador suggested Sunday the U.S., Canada and Mexico could work out a joint plan for funding development in the ...

Global News Second EU Referendum would help housing market, claims agent
Author: 0 Second EU Referendum would help housing market, claims agent

The warning comes amid growing fears that Britain may crash out of the European Union in March without a deal on the future relationship. Ms Soubry said: "It is clear we are the many". 'Nobody was talking about a bad Brexit deal, nobody was talking about no deal whatsoever. Others addressing the crowd include: Mayor of London , Sadiq Khan; Business leader Deborah Meaden; and TV host and cook, Delia Smith.

Global News Again, El-Rufai Imposes 24 hours Curfew in Kaduna State
Author: 0 Again, El-Rufai Imposes 24 hours Curfew in Kaduna State

Governor Nasir el-Rufai had on Thursday soon after the problem began imposed curfew on the area. Kaduna state police commissioner Ahmad Abdur-Rahman told reporters on Friday 22 people had been arrested in connection with the violence. "The IGP condemns in entirety the attack and killings of innocent people, calls for calm as the police special investigation team has made a significant progress in the investigation into the attack and the killing of innocent people", he said.

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