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One dead after three stabbed in Bourke Street attack
- November 09, 2018

The police there issue a statement saying that a vehicle had burst into flames and that a small number of people were being treated for stab wounds. A man was arrested at the scene and has been taken to hospital under police guard in a critical condition. (more...)
Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims
- November 09, 2018

President Donald Trump has blamed USA asylum rules for luring thousands of migrants a year from Central American countries. Migrants would only be eligible for asylum if they came through official ports of entry. President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally, November 4, 2018, in Macon, Ga. Under the new rule, immigrants would have to make their asylum claim at an official point of entry, where it could be processed. (more...)
Thousand Oaks mass shooting suspect was Marine, had mental health review Thousand Oaks mass shooting suspect was Marine, had mental health review
- November 09, 2018

Authorities have not determined a motive for the shooting. Long used a.45 caliber Glock handgun, which was purchased legally, Dean said . Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said on Thursday that Long was armed with a Glock 21, a.45-caliber handgun created to hold 10 rounds plus one in the chamber. (more...)
Wildfire devastates California town of Paradise Wildfire devastates California town of Paradise
- November 09, 2018

Flames were engulfing homes, utility poles were crashing down and things were exploding, she said. "We had to ride through flames to get here", he said from the side of a road west of Paradise. BFD spokesperson Keith May said BFD is sending one engine to assist the City of Oakland as its fire department responds to a fire on Highway 13, just south of Joaquin Miller Road. (more...)
So who really won the midterms? So who really won the midterms?
- November 09, 2018

Democrats have not been handed control of the House so they can fight among themselves or make excuses about what they cannot do because Trump is still the president and Republicans have strengthened their hold on the Senate . Back in October, Nadler, who is set to become chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, promised to re-investigate Brett Kavanaugh if the Dems took the House. (more...)
Trump promises peace, but turmoil over Russian Federation probe and media intensifies Trump promises peace, but turmoil over Russian Federation probe and media intensifies
- November 09, 2018

The almost year and a half long investigation by the special counsel stems from allegations of Russian Federation coordinating with members of the Trump presidential campaign. King, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, pointed to the passage of a bill supporting Mueller's investigation as the most important action in the wake of the Sessions dismissal, but didn't offer any more specifics about what should be done. (more...)
CNN Reporter's White House Credentials Revoked After Run-In With Trump CNN Reporter's White House Credentials Revoked After Run-In With Trump
- November 09, 2018

Wednesday was no different with Acosta telling Trump he was wrong to call the migrant caravan "an invasion" and asking if he had "demonized immigrants". Joy Behar said she seconded a theory saying Trump set up the altercation to distract from more pressing matters, like the co-called caravan and Democrats taking over the House of Representatives. (more...)
Gunman kills 12 in California bar packed with students
- November 09, 2018

Witnesses said that the gunman, who was wearing a black trenchcoat, throw several smoke grenades inside the Borderline Bar and Grill before he started he shooting at around 11:20pm on Wednesday night. Map of California locating shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks. He was a 29-year veteran of the force looking to retire within the next year. Ventura County Sheriff's Office Sgt. (more...)
China takes lead in space race China takes lead in space race
- November 09, 2018

NASA recently shared a video shot in space aboard the International Space Station that is twice the resolution of those jaw-dropping screens, but it will be a few years before anyone has the hardware necessary to appreciate it. According to Bill Ostrove, on the other hand, despite the significant achievements that EU, China , Japan , and Russian Federation make, the USA will remain the most significant power in space exploration. (more...)
Don't touch Russian Federation investigation, Mitt Romney tells Trump Don't touch Russian Federation investigation, Mitt Romney tells Trump
- November 09, 2018

And the department is expected to receive a confidential report of Mueller's findings, though it's unclear how much will be public. Whitaker , in a Justice Department statement released on Wednesday evening said, "I am committed to leading a fair department with the highest ethical standards, that upholds the rule of law, and seeks justice for all Americans". (more...)
Man dies from shark attack at Australia's Great Barrier Reef Man dies from shark attack at Australia's Great Barrier Reef
- November 09, 2018

The latest attack comes after a woman and young girl were both bitten by sharks while swimming in waters in Cid Harbour two months ago. James Cook University shark researcher Professor Colin Simpfendorfer said it was hard to understand why the attacks have happened because there has been little research on shark behaviour in the Whitsundays. (more...)
US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions fired by Donald Trump US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions fired by Donald Trump
- November 09, 2018

Politico noted that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Sen. Christie also was plucked to lead Trump's transition team after he was elected. In a letter, Mr Sessions said he was resigning at the president's request. Christie is a longtime friend of President Trump's and endorsed him after dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign. But amid that controversy, Sessions sent the farewell message to Justice Department employees touting their work and accomplishments together. (more...)
Six arrested for plotting to assassinate President Emmanuel Macron Six arrested for plotting to assassinate President Emmanuel Macron
- November 09, 2018

Macron wants a nine-member European force, separate from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, that could intervene on short notice in conflicts or provide aid after natural disasters. The alleged plot was uncovered days before U.S. President Donald Trump and dozens of other world leaders are due in France for weekend observances marking the signing 100 years ago of the November 11 armistice that ended World War I. (more...)
Procession for deputy killed in Calif. mass shooting Procession for deputy killed in Calif. mass shooting
- November 09, 2018

The US has suffered from mass shootings for decades, but most of the deadliest have occurred in recent years . He said he was "dumbfounded" by the bloodshed. He said he has no doubt Helus' tactics at the scene "were sound when he went in". Kuredjian said it has been "quite some time " since there was a shooting of any kind in Thousand Oaks, a city of about 130,000 people about 64 kilometres west of Los Angeles, just across the county line. (more...)
White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta
- November 08, 2018

The "Jersey Girl Embarrassed by Bob Menendez ", as Conway has dubbed herself on Twitter , also said that she doesn't think "anybody should have - any young woman, particularly - should have somebody swiping away at them, grabbing the microphone back". (more...)
Man wants to legally reduce age to boost dating prospects Man wants to legally reduce age to boost dating prospects
- November 08, 2018

They argued that if Ratelband's age was to be reduced, what would be the status of his early years then? He said he is discriminated against because of his age, and that he encounters problems in society on a daily basis. Ratelband, a single father, told Agence France-Presse ( AFP ) he had also tried to stop collecting his pension, and compared his bid to change his age to those who identify as transgender . (more...)
Republicans retain control of US Senate Republicans retain control of US Senate
- November 08, 2018

His take-no-prisoners approach troubled many Republicans seeking to appeal to moderate voters in suburban House districts, but Trump prioritized base voters in the deep-red states that could determine the fate of the Senate. Americans are turning out in record numbers to have their say on President Trump . Preliminary exit poll results reported by ABC News showed that 18- to 29-year-olds accounted for 13 percent of voters nationally, up from 11 percent in 2014. (more...)
USA says 'closely following' on journalists held in Tanzania USA says 'closely following' on journalists held in Tanzania
- November 08, 2018

Quintal worked for the Guardian as an editor while Ms Mumo worked for the Nation group before shifting to CPJ. Tanzanian immigration authorities detained Committee to Protect Journalists Sub-Saharan Africa Representative Muthoki Mumo (left), and Africa Programme Coordinator Angela Quintal in Dar es Salaam on November 7. (more...)
Brothel owner Dennis Hof wins seat in Nevada despite being dead Brothel owner Dennis Hof wins seat in Nevada despite being dead
- November 08, 2018

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. Hof was found dead at his Love Ranch brothel about an hour outside Las Vegas. His body was discovered by friend and porn star Ron Jeremy at the brothel near Pahrump, reportedly after days of partying . (more...)
Boeing is said close to issuing warning on 737 Max after crash Boeing is said close to issuing warning on 737 Max after crash
- November 08, 2018

Schiavo said it's clear from flight-tracking data that the pilots fought to keep the plane up. It turns out that the AOA sensor was replaced the day before the 737 crashed and possibly worsened the other airspeed indicator problems investigators suggest. (more...)
In France, under the rubble found the bodies of the dead In France, under the rubble found the bodies of the dead
- November 08, 2018

Authorities said they were looking into what caused the collapse. Rescue work has been hampered by heavy rain, and evidence suggests the collapse has destabilised neighbouring buildings. People were living in the other building that collapsed, 65 rue d'Aubagne. The two other apartment blocks, which were in such a bad state that they had been condemned, were boarded up and in theory unoccupied. (more...)
United States abruptly postpones high-level talks with North Korea United States abruptly postpones high-level talks with North Korea
- November 08, 2018

There's been little diplomatic progress in the five months since the June summit in Singapore where the USA and North Korean leaders committed to "denuclearization" of the divided Korean Peninsula. North Korea is also seeking a peace treaty with the United States and South Korea that will formally end the 1950-53 Korean War that split the communist North from the democratic South. (more...)
US Supreme Court justice Ginsburg hospitalised after fall US Supreme Court justice Ginsburg hospitalised after fall
- November 08, 2018

Ginsburg, 85, initially went home after the accident, which occurred in her Supreme Court office. She broke two ribs in a fall in 2012. Ginsburg has persevered on the bench despite several health issues, including scares from both colon and pancreatic cancer and a heart procedure in which she received a stent in her right coronary artery. (more...)
Fil-Am pipe bomb suspect to appear Tuesday in NY federal court Fil-Am pipe bomb suspect to appear Tuesday in NY federal court
- November 08, 2018

Sayoc is accused of mailing no less than 16 improvised explosive devices to numerous Democrats, Trump critics and media outlets. But Sayoc's attorney, federal defender Sarah Baumgartel, told the hearing he would not make an application for bail at this point. (more...)
Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota
- November 08, 2018

According to Guardian , winners of seats in the House include Latina congresswomen from Texas, the Democrats' Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia , while Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI will be the first Muslim congresswomen. (more...)
Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing
- November 08, 2018

It's ironic, Jim, that not only you and the media attack the president for his rhetoric when they frequently lower the level of conversation in this country". You run CNN . And if you did it well, your ratings would be much better.'12. "The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is frightful", he said, referring to his press secretary. (more...)
Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of US midterm elections after tip Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of US midterm elections after tip
- November 08, 2018

Today, the social network removed 30 accounts from Facebook and 85 accounts from Instagram. Thirty of the now-blocked accounts were on Facebook itself and the remaining 85 were on Instagram. Democratic Senators called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg last week to address the apparent loopholes in the social media's political ad buying, which reportedly allows anyone to purchase an advertisement under any name - including prominent Senators like Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, according ... (more...)
United States voters give verdict on Trump as control of Congress at stake United States voters give verdict on Trump as control of Congress at stake
- November 08, 2018

The November 6 midterm election was a very good one for the Democrats . They talked on election night about doing an infrastructure package and lowering health care costs, particularly around prescription drugs, priorities for both sides. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be youngest woman ever elected to Congress Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be youngest woman ever elected to Congress
- November 08, 2018

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 01: Boston City Councilor and Democratic congressional candidate Ayanna Pressley speaks at a rally calling on Sen. She's also a lesbian and was among a number of of LGBTQ candidates. Several were first-time candidates. "I am so honoured to share both the ballot and the stage with the many visionary, bold women who have raised their hand to run for public office", said Ayanna Pressley , who became the first black woman elected to Congress from MA. (more...)
USA exempts Chabahar port-related activities from its sanctions USA exempts Chabahar port-related activities from its sanctions
- November 08, 2018

While Pompeo said more than 20 importing nations have already zeroed out their imports of Iranian crude, he warned the USA will continue negotiations to get all of the nations to zero. Asserting that the US' "desperation" was highlighted in their move to include closed companies in the sanctions, Zarif said that the anti-Iran move was mostly criticised and opposed by the global community and that only a handful of nations like Israel and others supported the move. (more...)

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