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World News Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others
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Border Patrol agents say 42 migrants are under arrest after the migrant caravan attempted to force their way across the US border. Over the weekend, USA border agents shot several rounds of tear gas after some migrants attempted to penetrate various points along the border and threw what appeared to be rocks at US authorities.

World News President Trump Threatens to Close Border With Mexico 'Permanently If Need Be'
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Migrants were asked by police to turn back toward Mexico . A smaller group of migrants then tried to make their way to a train border crossing about 10 minutes away, where they were stopped by tear gas released by U.S. The Mexican Interior Ministry said Sunday it would immediately deport the migrants who tried to "violently" breach the border. On CNN Monday morning Chief U.S.

World News Karnataka tragedy: 25 dead as bus falls into Vishweshwaraiah Canal near Mandya
Author: 0 Karnataka tragedy: 25 dead as bus falls into Vishweshwaraiah Canal near Mandya

Among the confirmed dead are a woman and a small child. At least 24 people died near Kanagana Maradi in Pandavpura Taluka of Mandya district, about 90 km from Bengaluru , after a private bus plunged into a canal. "I will find out, take some more inputs". My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. Kumaraswamy has ordered the suspension of Mandya road transport officers responsible for ensuring that local buses meet all fitness parameters.

World News Two policemen killed as gunmen attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan's Karachi
Author: 0 Two policemen killed as gunmen attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan's Karachi

In the meantime, the Karachi Police Chief Dr. Amir Shaikh has told media that the attackers were likely armed with suicide bombing vests. Several other media reported gunfire by the consulate. The port city of Karachi is Pakistan's largest city and a financial hub. Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the assault. He added: "All three terrorists are killed".

World News ACLU Asks Judge to Break Donald Trump's Border Reform
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Judge Jon S. Tigar of the US District Court for the Northern District of California said the proclamation issued on November 9 by President Donald Trump was an effort on the president's part to rewrite immigration laws. The White House restored the press credentials of chief CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta less than two weeks after withdrawing them over a testy exchange with President Trump.

World News Imran Khan invites Navjot Sidhu for Kartarpur Sahib corridor ceremony
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His tweet came on the heels of Indian government's endorsement of Pakistan's offer to open Kartarpur border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims travelling to Pakistan. On 9 September, Sidhu had written to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , urging her to "make every possible effort" on the corridor to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur.

World News Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business
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U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his daughter Ivanka Trump amid revelations that she used a personal email account to conduct government business on hundreds of occasions a year ago. Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina defended Ivanka Trump via Twitter, writing, "There are over 30,000 BleachBit reasons why the Hillary Clinton email scandal isn't even close to the Ivanka email issue".

World News ‘Lock her up!’ Trump wanted Hillary Clinton PROSECUTED by Justice Department
Author: 0 ‘Lock her up!’ Trump wanted Hillary Clinton PROSECUTED by Justice Department

But department officials reported declined this request. The president named Pat Cipollone as his replacement, but the noted commercial lawyer and conservative Catholic activist has not been seen at the White House. CNN's John Berman called out Donald Trump on Wednesday over reports that the president spoke with now-acting attorney general Matt Whitaker extensively despite his recent insistence to the contrary.

World News Senate Democrats sue over Trump's Whitaker appointment
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Had the senators had a chance to consider Whitaker, they could have reviewed his criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation , the suit says. Others, including the trio of senators who filed Monday's lawsuit, have argued that Whitaker's appointment violates the Constitution because Whitaker, who worked as Sessions's chief of staff, is not a Senate-confirmed official.

World News Trump grants poultry pardons to turkeys Peas and Carrots
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A spokesman for Virginia Tech said their deaths were "not surprising given the short life expectancy of domestic turkeys". Peas and Carrots, selected for their appearance and temperament, may have escaped the oven this year, but approximately 46 million of their less-lucky fellow turkeys will end up as Thanksgiving dinners across the country, according to the National Turkey Federation .

World News Isolated tribespeople believed to have killed US missionary
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Regardless of the tribe's protection, Deepak Yadav, a police official in the island chain in the Bay of Bengal, said officers have launched an investigation. The Sentinelese people who live in the small forested island are known to resist all contact with outsiders, often attacking anyone who comes near.

World News Interpol elects South Korean as its president in blow to Russian Federation
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also officially endorsed Kim Jong Yang, now serving as interim president. The Kremlin said on Tuesday that opposition to Prokopchuk's candidacy by USA senators had amounted to election meddling. To Moscow , the complaints are all part of a Western-led campaign to weaken a resurgent Russian Federation. But two foes of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who have been targeted by worldwide arrest warrants sought by Moscow , also said Tuesday they were ...

World News After Airbnb, Booking.com asked to remove West Bank listings
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Two years after +972 exposed Airbnb's operations in West Bank settlements, the company has announced it will be pulling all settlement listings from its site. Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel, in turn, accused the rental company of hypocrisy, saying that it "operates in the darkest dictatorships in the word and preaches morality to us".

World News Sixteen House Democrats oppose Pelosi, offer no rival
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This could signal one of two things: that Fudge felt her signature was unnecessary given her potential candidacy, or that she is leaving room to cut her own deal with Pelosi in the weeks leading up to January's floor vote. It's notable that those Democrats ― all incoming freshman with the exception of Lamb ― didn't sign the long-touted letter. Fudge, a former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, sat down for an interview with the Washington Post last Thursday, where she said she's ...

World News Pence's sharp China attacks fuel fears of new Cold War
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He urged countries to work with the U.S. instead, saying the United States did not "coerce, corrupt or compromise your independence". He also defended his signature Belt-and-Road Initiative, which dwarfs any infrastructure funding backed by the, saying it's "not a trap as some people have labeled it".

World News Trump largely alone as world leaders take goal at nationalism
Author: 0 Trump largely alone as world leaders take goal at nationalism

Macron and Trump initially enjoyed a close relationship, but disagreements on a series of topics has seen "Le Bromance" deteriorate. Le Pen's daughter Marine, now the National Front's leader, has cozied up to Trump: During her presidential campaign in 2017, she described Trump's election as "an additional stone in the building of a new world".

World News Russian Federation probe investigators’ questions ‘very easy’ to answer
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe investigators’ questions ‘very easy’ to answer

Trump stressed Friday that he answered the questions personally, not his lawyers. "I've answered them very easily - very easily", the president said at an Oval Office event. The president has met with lawyers almost every day this week in sessions to review his answers, including a four-hour session Wednesday that was frequently interrupted by other business.

World News Trump stresses Saudi crown prince's denial
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Mike Pence said: "We are going to follow the facts". He denied the U.S. had reached a conclusion on who was responsible for the murder of Mr Khashoggi , amid reports that the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination.

World News President Trump arrives in Southern California to assess Woolsey fire damage
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Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom, said that the wildfires in the state may be the worst disaster he's seen in his career. "But we're being patient just because we know we're not the only family that's going through this right now, so everybody's kind of in it together and everyone's being really supportive on every single side you could imagine", Quint said.

World News Massive Protests Set Off against Gaza Ceasefire in Tel Aviv
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Bennett, Netanyahu's other main right-wing rival and head of the religious nationalist Jewish Home party, has threatened to quit unless he is given Lieberman's job. Israel was careering towards a general election last night after a second key ally of the prime minister withdrew his party from the ruling coalition.

World News Trump revives criticism over fires ahead of California visit
Author: 0 Trump revives criticism over fires ahead of California visit

Critics say Trump politicized the fires by blaming them, without supporting evidence, on forest mismanagement by California, a largely Democratic state. For two days, Paradise police Officer Matthew Gates searched through ash and collapsed buildings for the remains of a woman. Authorities are trying to reach those who called 911 to verify they've made contact with their loved ones, said Sgt.

World News Democrat Gillum ends campaign for governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis
Author: 0 Democrat Gillum ends campaign for governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis

Now it's time to bring Florida together'. DeSantis, 40, was considered an underdog before Trump tweeted his support for DeSantis in December, a month before DeSantis even entered the race. Florida's high-profile race for governor was close as well, but not enough to trigger a hand recount. Gillum, who was aiming to become the state's first black chief executive, had vowed to keep in the race until every single vote was counted.

World News Hillary Clinton Will Run For White House Again In 2020 -Fmr. Adviser
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She was apparently too centrist and moderate for the base last time, so a big shift even further left should push her over the top. Then she basically stole the 2016 nomination from socialist Bernie Sanders . They will see her now as strong, partisan, left-leaning, and all-Democrat - the one with the guts, experience, and steely eyed determination to defeat [President Donald] Trump.

World News Julian Assange charged in US
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The lengthy stay was meant to dodge a onetime rape investigation in Sweden - but Assange also has anxious about prosecution in the United States. Any arrest could have an impact on the investigation in the U.S. WikiLeaks condemned what it referred to as "public confirmation" of pending US charges against its founder in a statement on Friday. Assange and his supporters have periodically said USA authorities had filed secret criminal charges against him, an assertion against which some US ...

World News Acting AG Whitaker signals Mueller probe will continue
Author: 0 Acting AG Whitaker signals Mueller probe will continue

He added that the investigators are threatening Americans to provide the answers they want. The senator's comments come after Washington has repeatedly accused Russian Federation of meddling in the 2016 presidential election in order to influence the results of the vote in favour of then-Republican candidate Donald Trump.

World News Both Parties Already Looking Past Midterms to 2020 Race
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House Democrats will not hold their leadership elections until after Thanksgiving. Fischer already serves as an informal counselor on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's leadership team, The Hill noted. "I'm going to be speaker", Mrs. Pelosi said Wednesday. Jerry Nadler of NY. Democrats want to "disrupt" and "impeach", McCarthy said. The Californian represented defeated Rep.

World News North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon
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The man, identified as Lawrence Bruce Byron, had been in custody after crossing into North Korea from China on October 16, it said. Yang Wook, a Seoul-based military expert, said a " tactical weapon" in North Korea refers to "a weapon aimed at striking South Korea including USA military bases" there, so the North may have tested a short-range missile or a multiple rocket launch system.

World News Malibu On Fire, Evacuated
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Her husband was apparently in NY at the time. Forecasts predict continued windy and dry conditions through the weekend, particularly in the northern part of the state, paired with low humidity, a lack of precipitation, and dry vegetation, which are expected to make fire danger worse in some of California's most populated areas.

World News North Korea secretly developing nuclear weapons programme: United States report
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The new images were supplied by the Center for Strategic and International Studies ( CSIS ). have identified 13 of an estimated 20 hidden missile operating bases unreported by North Korea. The administration has said it is hopeful about eventually reaching an agreement with North Korea. The revelation of these sites is significant because the US has been working on Pyongyang to curb its nuclear and ballistic missile programme.

World News Recording hints at Saudi crown prince role in Khashoggi murder
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He ran social media for Prince Mohammed, masterminded the arrest of hundreds of Saudi Arabia's elite late previous year in a campaign Riyadh said aimed at rooting out corruption, and took a harsh line against neighbouring Qatar when Saudi Arabia imposed an economic boycott of the Gulf state in June 2017.

World News Hamas leader signals interest in Gaza truce
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Hamas , Gaza's dominant Islamist movement, and other armed factions fired over 400 rockets or mortar bombs across the fenced border after carrying out a surprise guided-missile attack on Monday on a bus that wounded an Israeli soldier, the military said .

World News Southeast Asian meet starts with call for unity
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Li called on all relevant sides to engage in talks on the basis of mutual respect and understanding to clinch the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a trade deal that, once agreed upon, could cover half the world's population.

World News Boeing slides after making fewer 737 deliveries than expected
Author: 0 Boeing slides after making fewer 737 deliveries than expected

USA pilot unions later said they were not aware of the new anti-stall system. The stall-prevention system was created to help pilots avoid having to raise a plane's nose too high. Boeing and regulators have underscored the steps pilot can take to disable the pitch-trim system, as it's known, in bulletins to 737 Max operators over the past week.

World News Trudeau: Canada has heard Turkish recordings of Khashoggi's killing
Author: 0 Trudeau: Canada has heard Turkish recordings of Khashoggi's killing

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: "We are in discussions with our like-minded allies as to the next steps with regard to Saudi Arabia ". A spokesman said Mr Hunt's visit, the first by a United Kingdom minister since Mr Khashoggi's murder , would build on talks held this weekend between the permanent under-secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon McDonald, and the Saudi King, and the country's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir.

World News Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips Arizona Senate seat
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Her race against Republican Martha McSally was so tight that her victory was not decided until Monday , after a slow count of postal ballots gave her an insurmountable lead. At a debate, she called Sinema a traitor to America. McCain's seat is temporarily being held by Republican Jon Kyl, who has said that he will hold it until the end of this year.

World News Britain and EU Agree on a Brexit plan
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Britain wants to seal a deal this fall, so that Parliament has time to vote on it before the United Kingdom leaves the bloc on March 29. Sources said agreement was "undoubtedly closer than yesterday", and ministers are increasingly confident they will be summoned for another meeting.

World News One dead, two injured in Melbourne CBD stabbing
Author: 0 One dead, two injured in Melbourne CBD stabbing

Officers were confronted near the burning auto by a man "brandishing a knife and threatening them" while passers-by called out that people had been stabbed, he said. "Australians will never be intimidated by these appalling attacks". "[Officers] were confronted by a male brandishing a knife and threatening them", Clayton said.

World News At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen’s flashpoint Hodeida
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Mariam Aldogani, Save the Children's field coordinator in Yemen, said that the people in Hodeida are living in a "state of fear". Dozens of wounded rebels were transferred to hospitals in the provinces of Sanaa and Ibb, further inland, a source at the Hodeida military hospital said.

World News Hamas Commanders, 6 civilians killed by Israeli forces in Khan Yunis
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Hamas has been leading the protests to ease a crippling Israeli-Egyptian blockade that was imposed in 2007 in order to weaken the militant group. "Two of them were intercepted by the iron dome", he said of Israeli air-defense system. Netanyahu had earlier defended his decision to allow Qatar to transfer the cash to Gaza despite criticism from within his own government, saying he wanted to avoid a war if it wasn't necessary.

World News Strong winds challenging California firefighters
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Still grateful to have survived the fire at least, some Hollywood stars returned to burnt down mansions, reported NBC News . "This is just a lull", Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said , "so we're going to take advantage of that and try to get as much line perimeter in as we can with the expectation that we will get more winds tomorrow".

World News Strawberry needle crisis: Farmer worker has bail application rejected
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Suspect My Ut Trinh , 50, arrives at Brisbane police watch-house on Sunday. At the peak of the crisis, police were investigating more than 100 reports of tampered fruit nationally, most of which turned out to be fake. Scott Morrison, the prime minister, introduced new tampering laws that included increasing maximum jail sentences from 10 to 15 years . In a statement , Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk: "Whoever is behind this is not just putting families at risk across ...

World News US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg out of hospital
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington DC on March 3, 2006. "I can't promise they were good jokes but they were jokes". She also had two bouts with cancer and had a stent implanted to open a blocked artery in 2014. Ginsburg's nephew, Daniel Stiepleman, told Reuters on Thursday evening that Ginsburg was working in her hospital room.

World News Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, six injured: minister
Author: 0 Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, six injured: minister

Six passengers suffered nonlife-threatening injuries when the plane landed about 45 minutes after it departed Cheddi Jagan International Airport at about 2 a.m. All Canadian passengers aboard a Toronto-bound flight with a mechanical problem escaped injury when their plane skidded off the runway at Guyana's main global airport, federal officials said Friday.

World News Philippines' ex-first lady Imelda Marcos to appeal court's graft ruling
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The court ruling could prevent Marcos, who is running for governor in Ilocos Norte province in next year's mid-term elections, from holding public office. The Philippine government is fighting dozens of suits overseas to claim art and property owned by Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies. A spokesman for the Philippine president indicated on Friday that Duterte will not intervene with the court on Imelda Marcos' behalf.

World News 12 killed in California bar shooting sheriff
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Video shown on local media station showed people with bullet wounds being carried away from the scene. The authorities said the shooter was dead inside the venue and there were at least 200 people inside the bar attending a college country music night at the time of the incident, media reports say.

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