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Facebook hires ex-British Deputy Prime Minister

Facebook hires ex-British Deputy Prime Minister Facebook has hired former UK deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, making him the most senior European politician ever in a leadership role in Silicon Valley. The appointment comes at a time when the world’s largest social network is facing criticism from users and...... more

Turkish probe locates exact site where Journalist Khashoggi was killed

Turkish probe locates exact site where Journalist Khashoggi was killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed within 15 minutes and his dismembered body parts were packaged, Al Jazeera claimed on Friday. “The investigators, who used audio recordings of Khashoggi’s alleged murder to guide their search, also confirmed that Salah Muhammad al-Tubaigy, an autopsy expert, began cutting up the 60-year-old’s body immediately...... more

Trump critic calls for military coup in U.S.

Trump critic calls for military coup in U.S. Rosie O’Donnell, a notorious critic of President Trump, said Thursday she wants the U.S. armed forces to remove him from the White House. “I want to send the military to the White House to get him,” O’Donnell said on MSNBC, as host Nicolle Wallace discussed Trump’s threats to have the military...... more

Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi likely dead, says Trump

Missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi likely dead, says Trump Asked Thursday by reporters whether Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dead, U.S. President Donald Trump responded it "certainly looks" as if he is and that is "very sad." There will be "very severe" consequences if the Saudis killed him, promised Trump, speaking on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews before boarding...... more

China launches world’s largest drone

China launches world’s largest drone  The world’s largest unmanned transport drone has been successfully launched by China. The drone which can carry a payload of 1.5 tonnes was tested at Baotou test site in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The large commercial drone Feihong-98 (FH-98) was developed and modified by the China Academy of Aerospace...... more

Jamal Khashoggi: US and UK ministers boycott Saudi summit

Jamal Khashoggi: US and UK ministers boycott Saudi summit US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have pulled out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. Their moves come amid allegations the country was behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul...... more

Woman kills herself, 2 kids after husband fakes his death

Woman kills herself, 2 kids after husband fakes his death A woman has killed herself and her two children in China after hearing about her husband’s death which eventually turned out to have been faked by the man. The 34-year-old man in China, who was identified by the surname He, was presumed dead after his vehicle was discovered in a river...... more

South African riots over poor services, poverty hit record in 2018

South African riots over poor services, poverty hit record in 2018 Riots in South Africa linked to public anger over poor government services and poverty have hit a record high in 2018, data showed on Wednesday, a sign one analyst said the ruling African National Congress should not ignore ahead of elections next year. President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to improve governance...... more

China unveils plans to launch artificial moon by 2020

China unveils plans to launch artificial moon by 2020 China is planning to launch its own “artificial moon” by the year 2020, it has been reported. The city of Chengdu has unveiled plans to replace the city’s streetlights with a satellite that will boost the glow of the real moon. The artificial moon will be able to light an area...... more

Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19 At least 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. An 18-year-old student ran through the technical college in Kerch firing at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian investigators say. Witnesses have also spoken of at least one blast caused by...... more

Prince Charles, wife to visit Nigeria in November

Prince Charles, wife to visit Nigeria in November The Prince of Wales, Charles, and his wife, The Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Nigeria on November 6. A statement from the British High Commission on Wednesday revealed that the visit, which is part of a nine-day tour to Africa, was at the request and on behalf of the UK government....... more

Ethiopia creates ‘Peace Ministry’ to tackle violence

Ethiopia creates ‘Peace Ministry’ to tackle violence Ethiopia’s prime minister created a new Ministry of Peace and handed half the posts in his cabinet to women in a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday as he sought to tackle a wave of ethnic violence. Abiy Ahmed - who has turned the region’s politics on its head with a string...... more

Children indulge in sex work to feed in Congo

Children indulge in sex work to feed in Congo Hunger has doubled in the Democratic Republic of Congo in a year, with 15 million people in need of food aid, pushing children into sex work and mining, charities said on Tuesday. Many farmers are too scared to tend their fields in northeastern Congo, where some of the worst fighting in...... more

Woman to lead US Army’s largest command for first time

Woman to lead US Army’s largest command for first time  Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson has succeeded in breaking through a few glass ceilings in the US Army. Now she's set to break a new one. For the first time in US Army Forces Command, or FORSCOM, history, a woman will be leading the largest command in the Army, representing 776,000...... more

Vincent Kompany’s father makes history, becomes Belgium’s first black mayor

Vincent Kompany’s father makes history, becomes Belgium’s first black mayor Belgium has elected a black mayor for the first time – the father of international football star Vincent Kompany. Pierre Kompany topped the poll for the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels, earning him the title of mayor. Mr Kompany arrived in Belgium in 1975 as a refugee from what is now...... more

Trump raises $100M for 2020 re-election

Trump raises $100M for 2020 re-election President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle that is more than two years away, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him in 2020. The President raised more than $18 million during the July-to-September fundraising...... more

Americans moving to smaller cities in search of a better life

Americans moving to smaller cities in search of a better life More Americans are moving to smaller cities in search of a better quality of life. They're leaving places like Los Angeles, Chicago and New York for mid-sized cities such as Phoenix and Las Vegas, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau. A huge draw for these second-tier...... more

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France  At least 13 people died as violent rainstorms turned rivers into raging torrents in southwestern France on Monday in the latest episode of wild weather in Europe, officials said. Flash floods swamped a number of towns and villages around the fortress city of Carcassonne, leaving a trail of overturned cars, damaged...... more

Retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy

Retail giant Sears files for bankruptcy Sears, the US retailer that that once dominated America's shopping malls, has filed for bankruptcy. Sears Holdings - which also owns Kmart - filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday. The company has suffered, along with many other traditional retailers, from rising online competition from firms such as Amazon. Sears...... more

US lawmakers push for online consumer protection

US lawmakers push for online consumer protection The U.S. Bill of Rights, ratified in 1791, enshrined in law the right to speech, assembly, and worship. Now some congressional leaders are calling for a new bill of rights, one for the internet age. The purpose: to protect people's personal data. U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, a California Democrat who counts...... more

Shooting at toddler’s birthday party leaves four dead

Shooting at toddler’s birthday party leaves four dead A dispute between members of two families at a toddler’s first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday evening in a house in the small town of Taft, on the Gulf Coast near the city...... more

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing journalist Saudi Arabia warned Sunday it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on the oil-rich kingdom over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as the Riyadh stock market plunged on growing investor jitters. From tech tycoons to media giants, a host of Western companies are now distancing themselves from the Gulf state,...... more

3 dead as aircraft crashes into crowd in Germany

3 dead as aircraft crashes into crowd in Germany Small aircraft crashed into crowd of people upon landing in Germany killing three people including a child. According to media reports, eight people were wounded. The light engine Cessna aircraft crashed into a group of people, while landing at an airfield near the town of Fulda in the German state of...... more

Richard Branson suspends Saudi Arabia business ties over journalist’s disappearance

Richard Branson suspends Saudi Arabia business ties over journalist’s disappearance Famed British billionaire Richard Branson announced he is suspending his recent business dealings with Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist. Pressure has mounted on Saudi Arabia since Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi policies, went missing. He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey,...... more

Why Donald Trump will likely win a second term as US President

Why Donald Trump will likely win a second term as US President On Oct. 6, 2018, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the narrowest of margins, with 50 votes in favor and 48 votes against. He is the first justice in U.S. history to be confirmed by senators representing less than half of the country (44 percent), with a majority...... more

At least 8 climbers killed after snowstorm

At least 8 climbers killed after snowstorm Eight members of a climbing expedition are dead and another is missing after a snowstorm at Nepal's Mount Gurja, police in the South Asian country said. The group -- five South Korean climbers and four Nepali guides -- were there to climb the Himalayan mountain. They were noted missing Friday when...... more

Bomb blast kills 5 at wedding party: Official

Bomb blast kills 5 at wedding party: Official Afghan officials say at least five civilians were killed when in a bomb exploded during a wedding ceremony in eastern Logar province. Shah Poor Ahmadzai, the provincial police chief’s spokesman, says seven others were wounded in the attack late Friday, which took place in Mohammad Agha district. Mohammad Naser Ghairat, a...... more

Trump vows 'severe punishment' if journalist killed by Saudi

Trump vows 'severe punishment' if journalist killed by Saudi  U.S. President Donald Trump said in a CBS interview on Saturday that there would be “severe punishment” for Saudi Arabia if it turns out that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Trump said he did not want to block military sales to Saudi Arabia,...... more

Trump administration moves to kill ‘US Police Reform’ plan

Trump administration moves to kill ‘US Police Reform’ plan The Trump administration informed a federal judge in Chicago on Friday that it's seeking to scuttle a plan negotiated between the nation's third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago's 12,000-officer police force under close federal court supervision. In a statement announcing the intervention, Attorney General...... more

US Pastor detained in Turkey regains freedom, set to return home

US Pastor detained in Turkey regains freedom, set to return home A Turkish court on Friday freed an American pastor held for the last two years in Turkey, in a case that sparked a crisis in ties with the United States. The court in the western town of Aliaga convicted Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges and sentenced him to three years, one...... more

 

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