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Global News Woman found 6 days after crash near Wickenburg, DPS says
Author: 0 Woman found 6 days after crash near Wickenburg, DPS says

A woman has been found in the Arizona desert six days after a vehicle crash left her stranded with serious injuries . According to DPS, the 53-year-old woman's auto went off the road on October 12, smashing through a fence and landing in a tree, where she - and the vehicle - remained suspended for days.

Author: 0 United States and China optimistic on trade, plan talks at G20 summit

Later, Bloomberg News, citing unnamed sources, reported that the president has requested key cabinet secretaries put together an outline deal to call a ceasefire in the painful row. He said China wanted to make a deal, adding, "They are not doing well". Trump risks political blow-back if any deal is regarded as a concession to China.

Global News Left high and dry in flooded Venice, Photos News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Left high and dry in flooded Venice, Photos News & Top Stories

Saint Mark's square was inaccessible for a few hours and a lot of tourists have had to turn to navigate the surrounding narrow streets, children on the shoulders and water up to the thighs. "It was the ideal storm during which adverse meteorological conditions contributed to the situation in the sea and winds", civil protection chief Angelo Borrelli said.

Global News At least 7 killed as bus carrying Christians attacked in Egypt
Author: 0 At least 7 killed as bus carrying Christians attacked in Egypt

Egypt has been waging a military and security campaign to crush militants behind a wave of attacks on security forces and civilians, including Christians. In April 2017, two suicide bombings on Palm Sunday at two Coptic churches in Cairo killed at least 47. Alongside attacks against Copts, the jihadists have killed hundreds of soldiers and policemen in Egypt in recent years and were allegedly behind a November 2017 attack against a mosque in north Sinai that killed more than 300 people.

Global News Police retrace final movements of Saudi sisters found dead in NYC river
Author: 0 Police retrace final movements of Saudi sisters found dead in NYC river

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security declined to comment and referred questions to the NY police. Through electronic evidence, including credit cards and ATM withdrawals, the NYPD was able to establish that the sisters had traveled from Fairfax to Washington D.C.to Philadelphia and finally to New York City , where they arrived on September 1.

Global News Maulana Sami Ul-Haq, 'Father Of The Taliban,' Killed
Author: 0 Maulana Sami Ul-Haq, 'Father Of The Taliban,' Killed

Sami-ul-Haq, 80, was stabbed to death in his bed on Friday, his son Hamidullah told local television news channel ARY by telephone. He was chief of his eponymous faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-S). PTI chairman and Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the assassination of Sami, stating that the country had been deprived of an important religious leader.

Global News Indian couple who died in Yosemite took risks for photos
Author: 0 Indian couple who died in Yosemite took risks for photos

Moorthy documented their adventures on a blog called Holidays and HappilyEverAfters , posting happy snaps of her husband and musings they had throughout their travels. Moorthy and Viswanath were born in India and had lived in the United States for a few years, most recently in the San Francisco Bay Area. In an eerie coincidence, Moorthy appears in the selfie of another tourist couple at Taft Point, just minutes before she plummeted to her death.

Global News Two injured in incident at Sony building in London
Author: 0 Two injured in incident at Sony building in London

The London Ambulance Service said it took one victim to a hospital and the other to a major trauma centre. Evacuations were ordered as a precaution. One person was pictured being taken out of the Sony HQ on a stretcher. "It is not being treated as terror related", it stated. Reports from the scene claim the incident involved two kitchen staff employed in the building.

Global News Netanyahu said to urge Washington to stick by Saudi crown prince
Author: 0 Netanyahu said to urge Washington to stick by Saudi crown prince

That was seven days after the dissident disappeared in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and long before the crown prince acknowledged that Saudi agents killed him. After initially insisting Khashoggi left the consulate unharmed, then saying he died in a brawl, the kingdom has admitted he was killed by a "rogue operation" on October 2.

Global News Freed! Pakistan court acquits Christian on death row for blasphemy
Author: 0 Freed! Pakistan court acquits Christian on death row for blasphemy

Responding to the opposition members, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi informed the house that negotiations with the protesters are under way and the nation will soon hear good news. Many Christian schools have warned parents to go and get their children from school because they would wish to close the buildings for fear of violence .

Global News Trump sparks outrage with ‘racist’ immigration ad ahead of midterm elections
Author: 0 Trump sparks outrage with ‘racist’ immigration ad ahead of midterm elections

Despite being slammed as racist , the Horton ads are said to have had a significant impact on Dukakis's chances and helped Bush to the presidency. To that point, on Wednesday evening Trump tweeted the above campaign ad with footage of the murder trial of Luis Bracamontes , who was was sentenced to the death penalty back in April for the killing of two California police officers.

Global News Submitting to Rape Is a 'Necessity' in North Korea
Author: 0 Submitting to Rape Is a 'Necessity' in North Korea

Interviews with 54 people who escaped from North Korea form the basis of a new report by Human Rights Watch which says sexual assault is so routine in the country that many men and women take it for granted. Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch's executive director, speaks during a news conference in Seoul , South Korea. In a 2014 survey of 1,125 North Korean defectors by the South's Korea Institute for National Unification, almost 38 percent said that sexual harassment and rape were "common" ...

Global News US indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech
Author: 0 US indicts 10 Chinese over scheme to steal aerospace tech

The case was not directly related to the ten-person indictment unsealed on Tuesday, but the Chinese agent in question worked for the same branch of the Ministry of State Security in Jiangsu province, and his alleged activities included attempts to steal aerospace technology.

Global News New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children
Author: 0 New sex offender app aims to make Halloween safer for children

While the signs have created some buzz online, Sheriff Gary Long says they are placed in accordance with Georgia Law . Sheriff Gary Long, from Butts County in Georgia, unveiled the warning signs in a Facebook post Saturday. "But I'm not in the business of making them happy". Connecticut residents can check for sex offenders in the area by visiting the Connecticut Sex Offender Registry .

Global News Jho Low contacted Mahathir's adviser last week to seek immunity
Author: 0 Jho Low contacted Mahathir's adviser last week to seek immunity

A Sydney-based public relations firm representing an unnamed spokesman for the Penang-born better known as Jho Low issued a media statement telling the public that he is to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. A spokesman for Jho Low, who was charged in absentia at a USA court yesterday, said as noted in the indictment, the businessman held no formal position at 1MDB, nor was he ever employed by Goldman Sachs or the governments of Malaysia or Abu Dhabi.

Global News VP Pence Blasts 'Hollywood Liberals,' Oprah's Support for Dem Abrams
Author: 0 VP Pence Blasts 'Hollywood Liberals,' Oprah's Support for Dem Abrams

Oprah Winfrey campaigned for Abrams earlier Thursday. " Brian Kemp's getting the support of all kinds of hardworking, good people all across Georgia and Stacey Abrams is being bankrolled by Hollywood liberals", he argued. "I don't want to go in those waters!" Lest he be overshadowed by Oprah Winfrey's star power, Vice President Mike Pence reminded his audience Thursday in Georgia that "I'm kind of a big deal too".

Global News Crews hunt for 'black boxes' of downed Indonesian jet; 24 bodies found
Author: 0 Crews hunt for 'black boxes' of downed Indonesian jet; 24 bodies found

The ministry also ordered freezing of the license of suspended employees for 120 days. A Lion Air passenger jet of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 series at Jakarta Airport. On a Jakarta dockside, Boeing and US National Transportation Safety Board officials joined the Indonesian team in sifting through twisted metal plane parts and a pile of personal effects plucked from the sea, from torn clothing and shoes to wallets and mobile phones.

Global News Trump Warns of 'Invasion' is Approaching US-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Trump Warns of 'Invasion' is Approaching US-Mexico Border

They represent a fraction of the approximately 5,200 troops approved for the border security mission stood up in response to the migrant caravan - still more than one thousand miles from the USA border. if they say they fear violence in their home countries. Trump has been campaigning intensively for weeks, frequently hammering on the migrant caravan issue and stoking anti-immigrant concerns among voters.

Global News Twitter is reportedly removing the ‘like’ button to boost platform health
Author: 0 Twitter is reportedly removing the ‘like’ button to boost platform health

Additional changes include letting users edit tweaks and a new verification system "so that a blue tick is no longer a preserve of celebrities and 'influencers, '" the Telegraph states. The negative response to the "like" button report speaks to a number of diverging concerns about what Twitter should be. The statement did not mention the Telegraph's report of Dorsey's remarks.

Global News Oprah And Will Ferrell Join List of Celebrities Stumping for Abrams
Author: 0 Oprah And Will Ferrell Join List of Celebrities Stumping for Abrams

She also is a proponent of banning AR-15s, though she won't say whether or not she's on board with confiscating the rifles, according to the Washington Free Beacon . "I think it should be prohibited from civilian use". "It is possible to believe in responsible gun ownership and to believe that there should be regulations on that", Abrams said.

Global News Pittsburgh synagogue suspect pleads not guilty
Author: 0 Pittsburgh synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner - wearing a Jewish yarmulke - and daughter Ivanka Trump, who converted to Judaism when she married Kushner, accompanied the first couple to offer their condolences. Prosecutors say Bowers entered the Tree of Life Synagogue with multiple firearms, including Glock.357-caliber handguns and a Colt AR-15 rifle, and made statements expressing his desire to "kill Jews".

Global News United States raises concern over Turkish air strikes on Kurdish fighters in Syria
Author: 0 United States raises concern over Turkish air strikes on Kurdish fighters in Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's remarks came days after the Turkish military shelled Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units , or YPG , militia positions and following repeated warnings to expand Ankara's operations to northeastern Syria. Russian state-affiliated news agency Sputnik quoted Pentagon spokesperson Sean Robertson as saying that the usa was "in touch" with both Turkey and the SDF to "de-escalate the situation" on Tuesday.

Global News Palestinian group agrees to stop firing rockets at Israel - Ireland
Author: 0 Palestinian group agrees to stop firing rockets at Israel - Ireland

The children were killed for allegedly attempting to sabotage the border fence and being involved in placing a home-made explosive device next to the fence. "Children must be protected, not exposed to violence or put in danger". Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters at the Palestinian protestors who attempted to break the naval siege imposed on Gaza strip.

Global News Quake felt throughout the country
Author: 0 Quake felt throughout the country

The magnitude 6.1 quake was centered about 77 km east of the town of New Plymouth. Deeper quakes are typically less damaging. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were at the south Auckland charity Pillars when the quake struck about 3.15pm. He also urged Kiwis to "check on those around you". No damage had been reported , a civil defence spokeswoman said. "I think some people might be a little nervy and that´s understandable but it's just a case of following those safety messages and being ...

Global News Indian couple dies in Yosemite while reportedly taking selfie
Author: 0 Indian couple dies in Yosemite while reportedly taking selfie

This story has been corrected to fix spellings of Meenakshi and Viswanath. Moorthy, who wore a jacket emblazoned with the words "Sunset Chaser", warned her followers about the need to "have boundaries" in life. They set up their tripod near a ledge at a scenic overlook in the California park, Viswanath's brother, Jishnu Viswanath, told The Associated Press.

Global News Turkey says Jamal Khashoggi was 'strangled, dismembered' in Saudi consulate
Author: 0 Turkey says Jamal Khashoggi was 'strangled, dismembered' in Saudi consulate

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor, Saud al-Mojeb, arrived at Istanbul's main courthouse on Tuesday for more talks with Istanbul's chief public prosecutor, Irfan Fidan , on the investigation into the killing. However Mojeb said that Saudi authorities had made no such statement about local collaborators, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said. The statement said Turkey renewed its request for the 18 suspects to be extradited.

Global News Woman Blows Herself Up, Injures Nine In Tunisia
Author: 0 Woman Blows Herself Up, Injures Nine In Tunisia

According to AP reporter who was present at the locus, there was a lot of commotion with ambulances arriving to pick up the wounded and take them to the hospitals. Although there were no attacks of that scale since then, the security situation, dependent on tourism, remains tense, with turmoil in neighbouring Libya, which is overrun by militant groups including Islamic State, being the biggest concern.

Global News Meghan Markle Stunned As She Spots An Old Friend In The Crowd
Author: 0 Meghan Markle Stunned As She Spots An Old Friend In The Crowd

The Duke and Duchess will attend a public walkabout later on Wednesday and visit a Kiwi hatchery. The confident teenager then turned to Prince Harry and said: "I finish uni in two years, I'd love to come and work for you". The pair will depart New Zealand tomorrow morning. "She would tell me to do well at university and encourage me to by myself". As if meeting her idol wasn't enough for one day, Hannah later received a private message on Twitter from New Zealand Prime Minister, ...

Global News 3 kids killed while trying to board their school bus
Author: 0 3 kids killed while trying to board their school bus

On Oct. 30, ISP troopers reported to a single vehicle crash tesulting in the deaths of three young children and and an 11-year-old boy in critical condition. Tippecanoe Valley High School said in a statement that "our school corporation has suffered a tragedy this morning". The children were standing on the opposite side of the road and had stepped out to cross to the bus when they were hit by the Toyota.

Global News Boost for income tax payers as Hammond eases austerity
Author: 0 Boost for income tax payers as Hammond eases austerity

But the spectre of a no-deal Brexit hung over the 72-minute statement, with the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR ) warning that failure to reach agreement with Brussels would hit the economy hard. Mr Hammond warned at the weekend that an emergency Budget would be needed if Britain leaves the European Union in March without a deal. Downing Street insisted the spending pledges were fully funded, irrespective of the outcome of Brexit talks.

Global News Mystery of sisters found taped together deepens
Author: 0 Mystery of sisters found taped together deepens

The sisters "were students accompanying their brother in Washington", the Saudi consulate in NY said in a statement posted on Twitter Tuesday. According to the New York Times , their mother had been notified her daughters had sought asylum in the US earlier this month.

Global News Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy
Author: 0 Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy

A three-judge special bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel heard Bibi's 2014 appeal against her conviction and death sentence under section 295-C of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).

Global News PM Modi To Unveil World's Tallest Statue In Gujarat Tomorrow
Author: 0 PM Modi To Unveil World's Tallest Statue In Gujarat Tomorrow

Built by engineering major Larsen & Toubro Ltd, the statue will be treated as the largest memorial to the " Iron Man of India ". Built on Sadhu Bet, an islet near the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the statue will dwarf the current tallest statue, the Spring Temple Buddha in China (128m), and is nearly double the height of the Statue of Liberty in NY.

Global News SC slaps blanket ban on airing of Indian content
Author: 0 SC slaps blanket ban on airing of Indian content

The decision was largely seen as a tit-for-tat move after similar actions were taken by some channels and the entertainment industry in India against Pakistani content and artists. In 2010, it was granted a 15-year licence by Pemra to operate a cable channel, "Filmazia". The fromer chief justice had granted the permission in the light of Pemra's report that states "television channels are allowed to air Indian films as per clause 7.2 (ii) of Licence to Establish and Operate Satellite TV ...

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