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U.S. mulls revoking recognition of transgender people

U.S. mulls revoking recognition of transgender people Trump would be reversing Obama-era policy and guidance which helped recognise transgender students under existing federal law. "Transgender people are frightened", said Sarah Warbelow, legal director of the Human Rights Campaign , which presses for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. [Full Article...]

Vigil planned for missing Wisconsin teen, unseen for a week

Vigil planned for missing Wisconsin teen, unseen for a week Investigators believe a red or orange Dodge Challenger made between the years 2008 and 2014 might be linked to the incident. He noted that investigators "will only accept tips" based on the vehicle specifics listed above, and will not look into tips involving other auto makes. [Full Article...]

The 34-mile-long Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens in Hong Kong

The 34-mile-long Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens in Hong Kong Supporters say the bridge will massively reduce the time it takes to travel between the three places, reducing journey times from three hours to 30 minutes . you can see it from the plane when you fly in to Hong Kong, and it's breathtaking", lawmaker Claudia Mo told CNN earlier in the year. "You see it, and you know you're linked up to the motherland". [Full Article...]

Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico; Trump lashes out

Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico; Trump lashes out Members of the illegal immigrant caravan chanted "si se pudo!" as they made their way north through Mexico Monday, having defied the will of one country and vowing to test the spine of another, the USA, very soon. The caravan began in San Pedro Sula, a Honduran city known as one of the most violent places in the world. "We'll get a piece of plastic to cover ourselves if it rains again". [Full Article...]

Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms

Thousands in London march for vote on Brexit terms Everything they have done in the negotiations so far - Britain's Remain-sympathising, pro-EU chief negotiator Olly Robbins palling up with his European Union opposites; the sidelining of former Brexit minister David Davis; May's springing on her Cabinet the devious Chequers Plan drawn up in secrecy by her Remainer civil servants - has been contrived to ensure that Britain ends up with Brexit I... [Full Article...]

Several powerful earthquakes strike off the shore of Canada

Several powerful earthquakes strike off the shore of Canada Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada , including a magnitude 6.8. According to the US Geological Survey, the first natural disaster struck at 10:39 pm (PST) with a magnitude of 6.6, followed by a magnitude 6.8 at 11:16 pm and, minutes later, (11:22 PST) a third quake hit with a magnitude of 6.5. [Full Article...]

‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Willa Nears Category 5, Aims for Mexico’s West

‘Extremely Dangerous’ Hurricane Willa Nears Category 5, Aims for Mexico’s West Earlier this month areas of the U.S. were devastated by Hurricane Michael, which left at least 27 people dead. Major resorts in Mexico are under a tropical storm warning, although it appears the worst of the hurricane might miss major resort areas including Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. [Full Article...]

Trump administration could rollback transgender protections and initiatives from Obama era

Trump administration could rollback transgender protections and initiatives from Obama era The Trump administration would eliminate the more "fluid" definitions in favor of a strict understanding of how to determine someone's sex or gender: it would simply be "a person's status as male or female based on immutable biological traits identifiable by or before birth". [Full Article...]

In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing

In Khashoggi case: Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing Saudi's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said to U.S. broadcaster Fox: "This was an operation that 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 s... [Full Article...]

Two Men Charged in Georgia Officer’s Shooting Death

Two Men Charged in Georgia Officer’s Shooting Death He said becoming a police officer had been his brother's lifelong dream. The suspects initially fled the scene in a black sedan, but they crashed the vehicle less than a mile away and continued their flight on foot. The City of Orange Police Dept. tweeted photos of Toney as an Explorer and as an officer Sunday, expressing their condolences. His Gwinnett colleagues "recall a very jovial person ... [Full Article...]

Up to Labor to test confidence after Wentworth loss: Cormann

Up to Labor to test confidence after Wentworth loss: Cormann It had been held by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull until his controversial ousting in the summer , which also saw him resign from parliament to trigger the by-election . He said Saturday's voting booths where skewed to Dr Phelps, showing that there had a been a late surge for her. If Dr Phelps were to side with the opposition and refer the matter to the court, it would only worsen the ... [Full Article...]

6 people shot in alleged drive-by shooting in FL

6 people shot in alleged drive-by shooting in FL The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m.in the 800 block of A. Philip Randolph Boulevard. The shooting erupted before the game's scheduled 1 p.m. That shooting was about two miles from the October 21 shooting, ClickOrlando reported. Three of the people are in critical condition, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. [Full Article...]

Outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley jokes about Trump at charity dinner

Outgoing UN Ambassador Nikki Haley jokes about Trump at charity dinner Among other jokes, Haley also shared a piece of advice President Trump gave her: "he said if I get stuck for laughs, just brag about his accomplishments-it really killed at the United Nations, I gotta tell you". Haley, 46, a former governor of SC, is the daughter of Indian immigrants. "If I get stuck for laughs just brag about his accomplishments ", Haley said, to laughs. [Full Article...]

Video captures moment floor collapsed at party in SC

Video captures moment floor collapsed at party in SC I had blood on my sneakers. About 30 people ended up being taken to the hospital for various injuries and issues related to the fall, but thankfully, no deaths. People fell through the ground and landed on the floor below. "Clemson student affairs representatives were dispatched to all three hospitals where injured individuals were being transported and are gathering more information at this t... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’, but maintains prince not aware

Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing ‘grave mistake’, but maintains prince not aware President Erdogan earlier on Sunday said that he will make a statement on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday during his party's group meeting at the parliament. Central Intelligence Agency officials have listened to the audio recording that Turkey says proves Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents in the consulate, according to people briefed on the matter. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry visits world's largest sand island in Australia

Prince Harry visits world's largest sand island in Australia We said: "'One hundred per cent". Meghan loves children and she and Harry have been talking about wanting a family from the start. However, the childcare expert and author who counts George and Amal Clooney, and Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake as clients, has very specific ideas on what should or should not go in a baby's nursery. [Full Article...]

Jordan terminates part of peace treaty with Israel

Jordan terminates part of peace treaty with Israel In response to the King's decision, hundreds of Jordanians took to social media to thank the monarch, posting Tweets and posts reading "thank you Your Majesty", "congratulations", "welcome back Baqoura" and "the people's rights have been restored". [Full Article...]

Anger brews in Amritsar after train tragedy

Anger brews in Amritsar after train tragedy Punjab State's Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told reporters on Saturday that 59 people had died with 57 injured in the accident and that an official inquiry would be carried out over the next four weeks. "The Commission conducts statutory investigation into railway accidents". Railway Minister Piyush Goyal who was in the USA, cancelled all his engagements and was set to return. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange to take legal action against Ecuador

Julian Assange to take legal action against Ecuador Julian Assange took legal action against Ecuador on Friday for violating his "fundamental rights" and limiting his access to the outside world. The case, which is being launched in Ecuador by Wikileaks lawyer Baltasar Garzon, is expected to be heard in a domestic court next week. [Full Article...]

Many Announcements Were Made Before Amritsar Accident: Navjot Kaur

Many Announcements Were Made Before Amritsar Accident: Navjot Kaur Video footage from the scene showed hundreds had gathered to watch the burning of an effigy as part of the Dussehra festival celebrations, when a commuter train ran through the crowd. Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier expressed grief over the loss of lives in Amritsar train accident. "The effigy was burnt and I had just left the site when the tragedy happened". [Full Article...]


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