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Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse

Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse As many as eight people are feared to have been killed when the buildings crumbled on Monday morning in Noailles, a working-class district in the heart of the Mediterranean port city. But a 2015 government report said some 100,000 Marseille residents were living in housing that was unsafe to their health or security. "She was a great girl, she used to come and study at the bar", he said , wit... [Full Article...]

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania Mr Simon urged the Tanzanian authorities "to halt their ongoing crackdown against a free press". The two were on a reporting mission for the Committee to Protect Journalists. There is confusion around whether or not well-known South African journalist Angela Quintal and her colleague have been released after appealing for help on social media, saying they had been taken for interrogation in ... [Full Article...]

Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections

Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014. After Tlaib won her primary race in August, she published several anti-Israel tweets, and re-tweeted a fan who declared that Tlaib's "first fight was for Palestine, always Palestine". [Full Article...]

One dead in stabbing rampage in Melbourne

One person died and two others were injured after after being stabbed in Australia's Melbourne . Condition not yet known. Officers were initially called to reports of a vehicle fire near Bourke Street, a busy thoroughfare, at about 16:20 local time (05:20 GMT). [Full Article...]

Mysterious interstellar object could be ‘lightsail’ sent from another civilization

Mysterious interstellar object could be ‘lightsail’ sent from another civilization In a new scientific paper, Shmuel Bialy and Abraham Loeb of Harvard University in the United States will say cigar-shaped "Oumuamua" could be a spaceship. "Currently, there is an unexplained phenomena, namely, the excess acceleration of Oumuamua, which we show may be explained by the force of radiation pressure from the sun", co-author and Harvard astrophysicist Shmuel Bialy told AFP via email T... [Full Article...]

‘Camp Fire’ forces evacuations in Northern California

‘Camp Fire’ forces evacuations in Northern California Shari Bernacett said she and her husband tried to get people to leave the mobile home park they manage in Paradise and had minutes to evacuate. California is experiencing one of its worst fire years ever, with 251,610 hectares burned through Sunday in areas covered by Cal Fire, almost twice the amount during the same period of 2017 and almost triple the five-year average. [Full Article...]

Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement

Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement Congressional Democrats, concerned about protecting Mueller, called on Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation in its final but potentially explosive stages. "Americans must have answers immediately as to the reasoning behind" Trump's move to remove Sessions, he said. Some prominent legal scholars have already lambasted the choice of Whitaker , including George Conway, th... [Full Article...]

Democrats to retake U.S. House, GOP to retain Senate

Democrats to retake U.S. House, GOP to retain Senate Several television networks, including the president's favorite Fox News Channel, yanked a Trump campaign advertisement off the air on the eve of the election, determining that its portrayal of a murderous immigrant went too far. Some of the biggest Democratic stars of the campaign season were struggling. Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis defeated Democratic Rep. Andrew Gillum in the Florida gove... [Full Article...]

White House Spreads Doctored Video To Justify Temper Tantrum Against CNN Reporter

White House Spreads Doctored Video To Justify Temper Tantrum Against CNN Reporter The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press said Sanders' "false description of the events leading up to it is insulting not only to the nation's journalists, but to its people". "To be honest. You aren't the best", he said. President Trump: "I don't know why you'd say that". The White House Correspondents' Association condemned the suspension of Acosta's credentials , saying it should ... [Full Article...]

White House shares doctored video of CNN reporter's microphone encounter with intern

White House shares doctored video of CNN reporter's microphone encounter with intern Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump called Acosta a "rude, awful person" during a press conference and tried to cut off his questioning. President Trump had scolded the reporter earlier on Wednesday when he asked about the migrant caravan and the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

'No Surprise' Trump Wants New Mueller Oversight in Whitaker

'No Surprise' Trump Wants New Mueller Oversight in Whitaker Congressional Democrats, concerned about protecting Mueller, called on Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation in its final but potentially explosive stages. Chuck Schumer, said he should recuse himself because of his comments on the probe. Rep. Since he accepted his position in 2017, Sessions and President Trump have gone from allies to opponents, with Trump growing increas... [Full Article...]

Protesters call for protection of Russian Federation probe after Sessions resigns

Protesters call for protection of Russian Federation probe after Sessions resigns Lindsey Graham of SC, a Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and close Trump ally, tweeted that he looked "forward to working with President Trump to find a confirmable, worthy successor". "Sessions was the worst attorney general in modern American history". In that scenario, Mueller's budget could be reduced "so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt", Whitaker said... [Full Article...]

Australian man bitten by shark near Great Barrier Reef dies

Australian man bitten by shark near Great Barrier Reef dies It's the third time a person has been attacked in the region in less than two months. SHARK experts have described the three attacks in the Whitsunday's as completely out of the ordinary for the underwater predator. Tasmanian mother of two Justine Barwick, 46, was bitten on her left thigh while snorkelling in the same area on September 19 and underwent 18 hours of surgery. [Full Article...]

California bar shooter was Marine, had mental health review after domestic disturbance

California bar shooter was Marine, had mental health review after domestic disturbance Twelve people, including a police officer, have been killed after a gunman opened fire in a southern California bar. Authorities believe Ian David Long eventually turned the gun on himself, but not before the 28-year-old, dressed in all black, terrorized a crowd filled with college students at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif . [Full Article...]

Key US midterm races to watch - and when to watch them

Key US midterm races to watch - and when to watch them Joe Donnelly in IN and Republican Marsha Blackburn's win in Tennessee made it much more hard for Democrats to make inroads. In the House , the Fox News Power Rankings reflect 29 "toss-up" races . Democrats are favoured by election forecasters to pick up the minimum of 23 House seats they need for a majority, which would enable them to stymie the president's legislative agenda and investigate... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be youngest woman ever elected to Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be youngest woman ever elected to Congress And it will bring the share of Congress members who are women up from the current 20 percent to at least 22 percent. And several of the female candidates broke records of their own. But within the exit polls there are a few more broad lessons about partisanship by gender in America. And the leftist activist organization called UltraViolet insisted that white women are just another aspect of ... [Full Article...]

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Local Nevada Election Running as a Republican

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Local Nevada Election Running as a Republican During the poll declaration, Hof had 68.3% of the vote to defeat his Democrat rival Lesia Romanov who polled 31.7%. Mr Muth was one of many who predicted last month that Mr Hof would win, stating Republicans had a two-to-one advantage over Democrats in the state assembly district in terms of voter registration. [Full Article...]

Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital after fall at court

Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in hospital after fall at court The president was at the Supreme Court on Thursday morning for a ceremony for Justice Brett Kavanaugh , who was sworn in last month. Ginsburg has survived several fights with cancer and had heart surgery in 2014 , according to CNBC. The extent of Ginsburg's injury was not clear. Broken ribs typically take six weeks to heal, but it varies from case to case. A chief complication is pneumonia, wh... [Full Article...]

Dems on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate

Dems on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate This happened in 2010 when a Democratic Congress passed the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - with no Republican votes, and it happened again previous year when the current Congress passed President Donald Trump's so-called tax cuts with only Republican support. [Full Article...]

Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane

Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. The Russian jet approached and identified the aircraft as a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries spy plane , it said . "The smallest lapse of focus or error in airmanship by the intercepting aircrew can have disastrous consequences". It's unclear how close the aircraft came to hitting each other or whether the Russian fighter was armed. [Full Article...]


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