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Beto O’Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months

Beto O’Rourke smashes record, raises $38.1 million in three months O'Rourke has nonetheless attracted attention throughout Texas and beyond with an energetic campaign that has taken him to all of the state's 254 counties - even deep red areas Democrats gave up on decades ago - and for a background that includes a stint with a punk rock band. [Full Article...]

White House: More talks with Saudi crown prince

White House: More talks with Saudi crown prince He also predicted that final results of Turkey's investigations may dissuade the United States administration and Trump from continued support for bin Salman. "Until now, no official document could be made available to prove that he did exit from there on his own", she said. Asked if Khoshoggi was dead, Trump responded: 'I hope not'. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's Apple Watch not part of the investigation

Khashoggi's Apple Watch not part of the investigation The report in the pro-government Sabah daily, which could not immediately be verified, emerged after a delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived in Turkey for a joint investigation into his disappearance. In London, Turkey's Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said that Turkish and Saudi officials have been talking, but that Saudi Arabia had not yet allowed Turkish prosecutors and investigators to ... [Full Article...]

Rwandan woman chosen to head body for French-speaking world

Rwandan woman chosen to head body for French-speaking world In the run up to the Francophonie vote, opposition leader Victoire Ingabire was unexpectedly freed from jail, and government critic Diane Rwigara was granted bail in an ongoing trial after a year in prison. But the kingdom has sent a letter to the OIF, requesting "postponement" of the membership application, said the organization. A spokesman for the federal minister responsible for la Francoph... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom says it will maintain existing European Union sanctions after no-deal Brexit

United Kingdom says it will maintain existing European Union sanctions after no-deal Brexit Writing in the Belfast News Letter, Boris Johnson also called on Downing Street to scrap the Irish backstop. Britain wants any "backstop" arrangement to be time-limited. "The British people voted to take back control over money, laws borders and trade". However, Mr Hammond told Bloomberg TV: "We are not going to remain in anything indefinitely, we are very clear this has to be a temporary ... [Full Article...]

Gay Students And Teachers Could Be Rejected From Religious Schools After Review

Gay Students And Teachers Could Be Rejected From Religious Schools After Review Mr Morrison said the proposals - which have not yet been debated by cabinet - would be considered "carefully and respectfully". The Australian has also gotten hold sections of the confidential report and says the recommendations surrounding how religious based schools can treat LGBTI students actually restrict how schools can discriminate against gay, bisexual and transgender students and teac... [Full Article...]

U.S. student challenges Israeli entry ban in court

U.S. student challenges Israeli entry ban in court A 22-year-old American graduate student has appealed against her detention at Israel's worldwide airport over her alleged support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) PX Commission of the Executive Board voted on Wednesday to adopt a pair of "decisions" titled "Occupied Palestine", which call the... [Full Article...]

Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home

Bodies of 11 infants found in ceiling of shuttered Detroit funeral home Police say the bodies had been hidden in the ceiling of the Mack Avenue business - eight inside a cardboard box and three others in individual bags inside a casket. Brian Bowser told reporters. Authorities were identifying the remains and notifying parents, he said. 'That suspension order remains in effect as does our investigation. [Full Article...]

Clinton: Civility starts by electing Democrats

Clinton: Civility starts by electing Democrats Hillary Clinton said Tuesday Democrats can not be civil unless they retake either the House or the Senate during midterms. Clinton seemed to dismiss calls for civility between Republicans and Democrats . "He has insulted, attacked, demeaned women throughout the campaign - really for many years leading up to the campaign". At the time, the White House announced that it was also reviewing th... [Full Article...]

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak Thapa, the police spokesman, said weather conditions on the mountain were preventing search-and-rescue efforts. A rescue helicopter at the scene confirmed seeing eight bodies in the ruins of the camp, but was unable to stay due to bad conditions. [Full Article...]

Indonesia calls off grim search for dead in quake-tsunami disaster

Indonesia calls off grim search for dead in quake-tsunami disaster Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said Wednesday the death toll from the double disaster on September 28 has risen to 2,045, with most of the fatalities in the coastal city of Palu. No tsunami warning, fortunately, was declared. An estimated 80,000 people have been displaced by the disaster, with many now living in tents outside their destroyed homes. [Full Article...]

Israeli forces kill at least six Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli forces kill at least six Palestinians in Gaza In response to the violence, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman ordered deliveries of fuel to the Palestinian enclave be suspended. Seven Palestinians died Friday after being shot by Israeli soldiers along the security fence between Gaza and Israel during violent weekly protests, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health. [Full Article...]

How North Texans can help Hurricane Michael victims

How North Texans can help Hurricane Michael victims Gulf of Mexico as it approached land, cutting crude oil production by more than 40 percent and natural gas output by almost a third as offshore platforms were evacuated. They've received thousands of calls asking about missing people, but with cellphone service out across a wide area, they found it impossible to know who among those unaccounted for were safe but just unable to dial out to friends ... [Full Article...]

Pope accepts Archbishop Wuerl’s resignation but still praises him

Pope accepts Archbishop Wuerl’s resignation but still praises him Cardinal Wuerl has said until the Archdiocese of NY began investigating the claims that Archbishop McCarrick abused a minor, he was never informed of such accusations or even the rumors of Archbishop McCarrick's sexual harassment of seminarians. [Full Article...]

New members of UN Human Rights' Council criticised

New members of UN Human Rights' Council criticised As per the resolution, all countries elected to the UN Human Rights Council will be reviewed under the universal periodic review mechanism during their term of membership. "This lack of standards continues to undermine the organisation and demonstrates again why the United States was right to withdraw from it earlier this year". [Full Article...]

China May Have Legalized Muslim 'Re-education Camps'

China May Have Legalized Muslim 'Re-education Camps' Rubio also said he would nominate a jailed Uighur scholar, Ilham Tohti, for the Nobel Peace Prize and urge the International Olympic Committee to review China's plans to host 2022 Winter Olympics. US lawmakers on Wednesday called for a stronger response to the Chinese government's repression of Muslims in China's far west and asked the FBI to investigate claims of intimidation against some immigra... [Full Article...]

'This Is A War Zone': Hurricane Michael Leaves Deadly Trail Through Southeast

'This Is A War Zone': Hurricane Michael Leaves Deadly Trail Through Southeast More than 30,000 people in the private industry were trying to get the power grid up and running, but infrastructure has taken a major hit, and it's unclear when power would be restored to certain hardest-hit areas. And then you hear faint bleeping sounds coming from all directions - a dissonant symphony of high-pitched notes that turn out to be myriad small alarms, still transmitting their warnin... [Full Article...]

Crewed spacecraft bound for ISS forced to make emergency ballistic descent

Crewed spacecraft bound for ISS forced to make emergency ballistic descent Rescue teams near the Soyuz capsule that carried USA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin after an emergency landing in central Kazakhstan Oct. "I strongly believe we're going to get the right answer to what caused the hole on the International Space Station and that together we'll be able to continue our strong collaboration", Bridenstine said on a visit to Moscow this... [Full Article...]

White woman calls 911 after spotting a black man babysitting white children

White woman calls 911 after spotting a black man babysitting white children He said a woman asked to speak to the children, and when he refused, she called the police and followed him home. "I see this black gentleman with two little white kids and I had a amusing feeling", the caller said. The parents believe Lewis was stalked, harassed and questioned by police. The children were anxious for Lewis, their mother said. She then pulled up alongside them to ask if the... [Full Article...]

Major 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea; Indonesia's Bali rattled

Major 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea; Indonesia's Bali rattled Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea's New Britain island was struck by a major 7 magnitude quake on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning. The USGS has estimated on its website that there was a "low likelihood of casualties and damage following the quake". [Full Article...]


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