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Migrant Caravan Demands Mexico Provide Them Transportation Migrant Caravan Demands Mexico Provide Them Transportation
- November 02, 2018

Around 2,000 National Guard troops have already been deployed to the border, with as many as 5,200 more active-duty troops poised to head that way if needed. Republican lawmakers and other Trump supporters have applauded the deployment. Other agencies have periodically tried to impede or erode the mass migration, whose progress has led President Trump to threaten action against Mexico. (more...)
Why Twitter may remove the ‘like’ button Why Twitter may remove the ‘like’ button
- November 02, 2018

Twitter is reportedly thinking about killing off the Like button across its platform - though the change may not actually happen in the near future. This was previously reported Telegraph on Monday, and it was just recently confirmed. Despite the social network's claims that a change would not come soon, Dorsey's company has previously implemented controversial features shortly after assuring users that a change would not be imminent. (more...)
Trump Says Mexican Troops ‘Unable or Unwilling’ to Stop Migrants Trump Says Mexican Troops ‘Unable or Unwilling’ to Stop Migrants
- November 01, 2018

The announcement, by U.S. Northern Command, detailing the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps units tasked to Operation Faithful Patriot will reportedly be the first tranche of American service members heading to the border. Trump said Wednesday that number could go as high as 15,000. As Tuesday's midterm congressional elections approach, Trump has raised the alarm about potentially unsafe elements mixed in with the refugees traveling in the caravan, an issue popular with his base. (more...)
Robert Bowers, synagogue shooting suspect, charged with hate crime Robert Bowers, synagogue shooting suspect, charged with hate crime
- November 01, 2018

The case is set for a jury trial and could result in the death penalty. "Today begins the process of seeking justice for the victims of these hateful acts, and healing for the victims' families, the Jewish community, and our city", US Attorney Scott Brady said in a statement. (more...)
Turkey:l Khashoggi was strangled immediately Turkey:l Khashoggi was strangled immediately
- November 01, 2018

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul , with his body dismembered and disposed of in a pre-meditated killing, the city's chief prosecutor, Irfan Fidan , said. Khashoggi was allegedly killed by Saudi agents at their consulate in Istanbul , Turkey, on October 2. US officials, including President Donald Trump , have said the country will face consequences over the killing of Khashoggi. (more...)
US, Turkey to begin patrols around northern Syrian town US, Turkey to begin patrols around northern Syrian town
- November 01, 2018

It said Turkish artillery units targeted Kurdish militiamen in Syria's Kobani region, a stronghold of the Kurdish fighters. The U.S. has designated the PKK a Foreign Terrorist Organization. "The joint patrols of Turkish and USA troops on which we have made plans and completed training and which we said would start, began at 1353GMT", Hulusi Akar said at the Turkish Parliament. (more...)
Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in northern Gaza: medics Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in northern Gaza: medics
- November 01, 2018

According to the palestinian Centre for Human rights, they were between the ages of 14 to 15 years. The Israeli military said they had attempted to damage the border fence and "were apparently involved in placing an improvised explosive device" near it. (more...)
Birthright citizenship: Trump lashes out at Paul Ryan Birthright citizenship: Trump lashes out at Paul Ryan
- November 01, 2018

And Peter J. Spiro, a law professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, told the Times, "The conventional understanding is absolutely clear that children born in the United States are citizens of the United States, with the insignificant exception of the children of diplomats". (more...)
Turkish prosecutors say Khashoggi was killed, dismembered in Saudi Istanbul consulate Turkish prosecutors say Khashoggi was killed, dismembered in Saudi Istanbul consulate
- October 31, 2018

Hatice Cengiz was waiting outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul on October 2 when Khashoggi went inside to pick up paperwork needed for their upcoming marriage. FILE - A photo of the the Ritz-Carlton Hotel taken in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 23, 2016. The Turkish official added that later his body was dismembered in the consulate. (more...)
Nine people wounded as woman blows herself up in Tunis Nine people wounded as woman blows herself up in Tunis
- October 31, 2018

Several ambulances and security personnel were at the scene. It said that apart from the bomber, there have been no further reported deaths. What is usually one of the busiest streets in the capital were shut down following the explosion . (more...)
Nurse in Germany ‘killed 100 patients’ in his care Nurse in Germany ‘killed 100 patients’ in his care
- October 31, 2018

Högel was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders. Hoegel is believed to be responsible for the death of more than 130 patients, but the cremation of more possible victims makes determining the exact number of victims almost impossible, according to the British broadcaster BBC . (more...)
Georgia ordered to rein in rejecting absentee ballots Georgia ordered to rein in rejecting absentee ballots
- October 31, 2018

In Catoosa County, Rickey Kittle, the election board chairman, says they had to reject 15 absentee ballots. U.S. District Judge Leigh May's decision comes amid an aggressive voter suppression in Georgia led by Republican Secretary of State and gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp . (more...)
Harry and Meghan's overseas tour ends as it began - with a surprise Harry and Meghan's overseas tour ends as it began - with a surprise
- October 31, 2018

Meghan , wearing black J Crew jeans and a Karen Walker blazer, led her team to victory after tossing a blue boot about a metre (3.2 feet) further than Harry's red one. A label hanged from the dress worn by the Duchess of Sussex as she arrived at Fua'amotu Airport, Tonga , Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. But it seems that Meghan Markle , 37, and Prince Harry , 34, are always doing it. (more...)
Indian couple who studied engineering died in Yosemite fall Indian couple who studied engineering died in Yosemite fall
- October 31, 2018

The couple's funerals will take place in the U.S. because their bodies are not in a condition to be flown back to India , Mr Viswanath added. As reported here , the lookout point, a favorite for visitors, has sporadic railings and an accessible granite ledge where there are none. (more...)
Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi
- October 31, 2018

She is acquitted of all charges and if not required for any other charges she will be released forthwith". The landmark decision, announced Wednesday morning, effectively challenges an earlier conviction by the Lahore High Court. "I just don't know what to say, I am very happy, I can't believe it". The alleged incident occurred when Bibi took a sip of water while she was working. (more...)
Pakistani court acquits Christian woman on death row for blasphemy
- October 31, 2018

The court directed that Aasia Bibi be immediately released from jail if she is not wanted in any other cases. Earlier, security in Islamabad , the Pakistani capital and the city where the country's Supreme Court is located, was heightened in view of the verdict. (more...)
Khalifa Sat: First UAE made satellite space launch Khalifa Sat: First UAE made satellite space launch
- October 31, 2018

By 2021, the UAE aims to lift its space program to the next level by launching a Mars mission. KhalifaSat is set to spend five years in "Low Earth Orbit" before descending to Dubai's Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center. Ibuki-2 will collect data on greenhouse gases with an even higher level of accuracy "to provide observation data to environmental organizations and contribute to worldwide anti-global warming efforts, such as the Paris Agreement", the company added. (more...)
Paul Ryan says Paul Ryan says "you can not end birthright citizenship with an executive order"
- October 31, 2018

Wilkins , that ruled that American Indians, who had once been members of American Indian tribes, were not entitled to USA citizenship even if they renounced allegiance to their tribes. The president has told a number of his political advisers that he wants to get immigration back into the news. Shealah Craighead via White House and Wikimedia Commons. (more...)
SC reinstates ban on airing Indian content SC reinstates ban on airing Indian content
- October 31, 2018

On October 25, CJP expressed his dislike over performance of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and customs for failing to control swarm of illegal dish channels, while hearing case regarding "grey trafficking". (more...)
Modi to unveil world’s tallest statue tomorrow Modi to unveil world’s tallest statue tomorrow
- October 31, 2018

Said to be the world's tallest statue at 182 metres, it is built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel . Anticipating protests by locals who demand compensation for the land used for the enormous figure, thousands of police personnel ahead of the grand inaugural event. (more...)
Robert Mueller possible target of false sexual abuse scheme Robert Mueller possible target of false sexual abuse scheme
- October 31, 2018

The special counsel's office says it has referred an alleged scheme to make false claims against Robert Mueller to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She said Christensen was reluctant to explain over the phone and urged her to download Signal, a secure messaging app. "Reluctantly, I downloaded the app and he called me on that a few minutes later", the email said. (more...)
3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop in Indiana 3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop in Indiana
- October 31, 2018

Three siblings were killed Tuesday morning in rural Rochester, Indiana, when they were hit by a pickup truck as they crossed a road to get to their school bus, officials said. The kids were hit by a pickup truck (pictured above) passing in the opposite direction that ignored the school bus' activated stop-arm. He suffered multiple broken bones and injuries. (more...)
AG investigates site, with possible Philly connections, used by suspected synagogue shooter AG investigates site, with possible Philly connections, used by suspected synagogue shooter
- October 31, 2018

Federal officials said 46-year-old Robert Bowers , who was arrested at the scene after a firefight with police, faces 29 separate federal charges, several of them carrying the death penalty. Bowers faces 29 state and federal charges in the shooting, which also left six wounded at the Tree of Life synagogue and has been called the deadliest attack on Jews in USA history. (more...)
2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters 2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters
- October 31, 2018

Police said the mother, who was not identified, had received a call from the Saudi embassy in Washington informing her that her daughters had applied for asylum, NYT reported. The family members on October 28 also denied that the sisters were missing since August, noting that their mother initially did report Tala missing but soon found that she had been visiting her sister in New York City. (more...)
Trump loads up on rallies before Election Day Trump loads up on rallies before Election Day
- October 30, 2018

Harris and Newsom will kick off their campaign swing to build Democrat voter enthusiasm early Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley to rally support for Democrat Katie Hill, running in the 25th congressional district She is facing two-term Republican Stephen Knight. (more...)
Trump plans to terminate birthright citizenship Trump plans to terminate birthright citizenship
- October 30, 2018

The 14th Amendment , passed after the Civil War, specifically says that " all persons born or naturalized in the United States are citizens". And it has to end. If indeed signed, the executive order practically guarantees a legal battle going all the way to the Supreme Court . In the final countdown to the November 6 polls, which could see opposition Democrats seizing control of at least part of the Republican-held Congress, Trump has doubled down on depicting the country as under ... (more...)
75% of Venice under water after unusually high tide strikes famed city 75% of Venice under water after unusually high tide strikes famed city
- October 30, 2018

In addition, authorities Tuesday reported a woman died when her home was engulfed by a mudslide and rocks in the northern region of Trentino, a man was killed in the northeastern region of Veneto when by a falling tree, and a firefighter died during relief operations in South Tyrol. (more...)
Whitey Bulger found dead after transfer to West Virginia prison Whitey Bulger found dead after transfer to West Virginia prison
- October 30, 2018

He was convicted on racketeering charges that included 11 murders and sentenced to life in prison in 2013, with the judge telling him that the "scope, callousness and depravity of your crimes are nearly unfathomable". According to the reports, the 89-year-old Boston mafia chief had been moved to the jail after spending around a week in a prison in Oklahoma. The Boston Globe reports that gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was killed at at USP Hazelton, in Preston County. (more...)
Trump renews attacks on media as ‘the true Enemy of the People’ Trump renews attacks on media as ‘the true Enemy of the People’
- October 30, 2018

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Trump critics have said the president's harsh partisan rhetoric has fueled such attacks. The response from CNN communications came after the network's Jim Acosta clashed with Sanders Monday afternoon during the daily briefing. Throughout his Republican campaign and presidency, Trump has been an unrelenting critic of the media. (more...)
Trump's North Korea Envoy Strikes Out in Meeting His Counterpart Trump's North Korea Envoy Strikes Out in Meeting His Counterpart
- October 30, 2018

Asked about the Yonhap report, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department said it now had no meetings to announce. The UN sanctions committee earlier in the month designated the North Korea-flagged Kum Un San 3 and the Panama-flagged Shang Yuan Bao and New Regent, requiring the tankers be de-flagged and prohibited from entering the ports of UN member states. (more...)

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