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First lady beef: Melania Trump claws at Michelle Obama First lady beef: Melania Trump claws at Michelle Obama
- November 15, 2018

Unsurprisingly, the political upset gave her all the symptoms of clinical depression. She described the difference in the celebratory feelings at her husband's previous two inaugurations, writing, "Someone from Barack's administration might have said that the optics there were bad, that what the public saw didn't reflect the president's reality or ideals". (more...)
Malibu fire rages through coastal homes Malibu fire rages through coastal homes
- November 15, 2018

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told a news conference on Saturday that 14 additional bodies had been found, bringing the death toll to 23. There also were reports of flames ripping through an apartment building and a mobile home park, along with people calling authorities to say they were trapped in burning structures. (more...)
Michael Avenatti Posts Bail After Being Booked On Domestic Violence Charge Michael Avenatti Posts Bail After Being Booked On Domestic Violence Charge
- November 15, 2018

Avenatti's clients have included Julie Swetnick, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of aggressive sexual behaviour before his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Avenatti did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment. The Stormy Daniels lawyer was set to speak at two separate events, on Friday and on Saturday. (more...)
Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial Protest planned following 'thong' comments by lawyer in rape trial
- November 15, 2018

Irish MP Ruth Coppinger added to the outcry in the Dáil [Irish parliament] on Tuesday. "Does the evidence out-rule the possibility that she was attracted to the defendant and was open to meeting someone and being with someone?" senior counsel Elizabeth O'Connell said, according to a report by the Irish Examiner . (more...)
'Beautiful man': Melbourne terror attack victim's family share moving tribute 'Beautiful man': Melbourne terror attack victim's family share moving tribute
- November 15, 2018

But Peter Dutton was quick to praise Australia's security and policing agencies for their actions in foiling at least 14 domestic terror attacks, defending the nation's intelligence units after it was revealed the perpetrator of Friday's fatal attack, Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, was known to them . (more...)
Victims of the Borderline Bar Mass Shooting Have Been Identified Victims of the Borderline Bar Mass Shooting Have Been Identified
- November 15, 2018

November 8, 2018. Twelve people were killed including Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus , a 29-year veteran nearing retirement who responded to reports of shots fired and was gunned down as he entered the bar. Long received an administrative punishment, but it wasn't enough to force him from service and he was honorably discharged. "I'm super upset that it happened in our home, and I feel terrible for the families that have to go through this", said Merrill, the exhaustion evident ... (more...)
United Nations heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference United Nations heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference
- November 14, 2018

Turkey has withdrawn from an worldwide conference on Libya in Italy's southern city of Palermo , the country's vice president said on Tuesday. Haftar arrived in Palermo on Monday and held talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, according to Italian newspaper La Repubblica. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived on Monday evening in Italy's Palermo to attend the global conference on Libya . (more...)
Firefighters battle blazes on two fronts in California, 50 dead Firefighters battle blazes on two fronts in California, 50 dead
- November 14, 2018

Efforts were underway to bring in mobile morgues, cadaver dogs, a rapid DNA analysis system for identifying victims, and an additional 150 search-and-rescue personnel on top of 13 teams already looking for remains - a grim indication that the death toll would nearly surely rise. (more...)
Donald Trump’s Latest California Wildfires Twitter Do-Over: First Responders Donald Trump’s Latest California Wildfires Twitter Do-Over: First Responders "Very Brave"
- November 14, 2018

Some of the thousands of people forced from their homes by the blaze were allowed to return, and authorities reopened US 101, a major freeway through the fire zone in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The sheriff said 228 people are still unaccounted for, but many of them are probably in shelters. I can't think about the fact that the Malibu is no more. (more...)
China's stealth fighters show off missile payload China 10:27 China's stealth fighters show off missile payload China 10:27
- November 14, 2018

The Chinese armed forces have publicly displayed the missile payload of their latest stealth fighter, with local experts claiming the aircraft could potentially trump competitors in the United States. He said that by 2020, China would integrate space and aerial warfare as well as strike and defensive techniques using fifth-generation aircraft as well as earlier models. (more...)
Myanmar govt. ready to return refugees Myanmar govt. ready to return refugees
- November 14, 2018

Both governments have been pushing ahead with this first large-scale repatriation effort, pledging to bring back a total of 2,251 Rohingya at the rate of 150 individuals a day. Like me, they all do not want to go back to Burma, and are very confused and anxious. He also said, the list prepared for Myanmar contained the name of at least 22,000 Rohingya. (more...)
Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface
- November 14, 2018

It is common for elections supervisors to process results well after election night , regardless of whether television networks or candidates have called the winners or losers in an election. Likewise, a growing chorus has questioned the competency of Broward County's Brenda Snipes , the election supervisor, an elected Democrat. Bill Nelson late last Tuesday, but more than a week later the race remains uncalled by The Associated Press. (more...)
Fox News Sides With CNN on Jim Acosta-Trump Flap Fox News Sides With CNN on Jim Acosta-Trump Flap
- November 14, 2018

Wallace officially announced, "We intend to file an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court". Law firm Ballard Spahr released a statement on behalf of about a dozen organisations, including the Associated Press, Bloomberg, Fox , NBC, the New York Times and Politico . (more...)
Trump flays Macron over European Union army proposal Trump flays Macron over European Union army proposal
- November 14, 2018

He said the country charged "big tariffs" compared with the "very small tariffs" the USA placed on French wine. Mr Trump also complained about tariffs on United States wines sold in France and appeared to take a dig at Mr Macron's low public approval rating. (more...)
'Caravan' Full of LGBT Migrants Approaches US Border 'Caravan' Full of LGBT Migrants Approaches US Border
- November 14, 2018

US Secretary Of Defence Jim Mattis said he would travel to the border area on Wednesday (local time ), which would be his first visit since the military announced that over 7,000 US troops would go to the area as the caravan of mostly Hondurans made its way through Mexico. (more...)
Gaza truce holds but Israeli minister's resignation leaves government in turmoil Gaza truce holds but Israeli minister's resignation leaves government in turmoil
- November 14, 2018

Lieberman's resignation will come into effect within 48 hours. Following increasing escalation in the region, Palestinian resistance groups Tuesday announced a truce with Israel under Egypt's mediation. Since Monday Israeli airstrikes have killed seven Palestinians, at least five of them gunmen, the militants said. The ceasefire was hailed by Hamas as a victory ostensibly imposed on Israel on Hamas's terms. (more...)
Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Protest at Pelosi's Office Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Protest at Pelosi's Office
- November 14, 2018

Filemon Vela, D-Texas, who opposes Pelosi, told reporters, "It's hard to say now but I think every single one of us are motivated to ensure that we have a woman leading the caucus". "Anything less is tantamount to denying the reality of climate change", Shahid said. Ms. Pelosi said that she would urge her caucus to revive a select committee focused on climate change, similar to the one that Democrats financed from 2007 to early 2011, to "prepare the way with evidence" for energy conservation ... (more...)
Iran's celebrities launch petition condemning U.S. sanctions Iran's celebrities launch petition condemning U.S. sanctions
- November 14, 2018

Rouhani asserted that the country's current conditions are good and export has risen in the first 7 months of the current year compared to the same period last year, and this means that "production has increased and people's business is good". (more...)
Bolton: Khashoggi’s Killing Audio Recording Doesn’t Implicate Saudi Crown Prince Bolton: Khashoggi’s Killing Audio Recording Doesn’t Implicate Saudi Crown Prince
- November 14, 2018

Erdogan said it was clear the murder was planned and that the order came from the top level of Saudi authorities but that he could not think such a thing of King Salman , for whom he has "limitless respect". On their part, the families of the martyrs of the duty expressed their happiness at meeting the Crown Prince and hoped that he would convey their greetings and appreciation to King Salman. (more...)
Mahathir slams Myanmar's Suu Kyi for handling of Rohingya Mahathir slams Myanmar's Suu Kyi for handling of Rohingya
- November 14, 2018

The prime minister said massacre and genocide may have been perpetrated in ancient times, but it is no longer tolerable in modern times. Suu Kyi also has been stripped of other prestigious awards in the wake of the Rohingya atrocities. (more...)
Trump says North Korea missile work 'normal' Trump says North Korea missile work 'normal'
- November 14, 2018

North Korea declared its nuclear force "complete" and halted missile and nuclear bomb testing earlier this year but US and South Korean negotiators have yet to receive a concrete declaration of the size or scope of the weapons programmes, or a promise to stop deploying its existing arsenal. (more...)
Trump mocks France in series of tweets aimed at Macron Trump mocks France in series of tweets aimed at Macron
- November 14, 2018

But in those remarks, Macron did not intend to propose a "European army" as a replacement for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - let alone, to suggest that the E.U. "Not fair, must change!", the President Tweeted . Trump's relationship was strained from the start with Chancelor Angela Merkel, who unlike Macron did not attempt to forge a chummy relationship with the right-wing populist. (more...)
Reported hate crimes surged by 17 percent in U.S. a year ago Reported hate crimes surged by 17 percent in U.S. a year ago
- November 14, 2018

Crimes of antisemitism led the spike. More than half of the 7,175 hate crimes reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation by law enforcement agencies nationwide previous year involved acts against individuals such as assault or intimidation, while 3,000 were attacks against property including vandalism, or robbery. (more...)
Trump lawyers could submit answers to Mueller in coming days, source says Trump lawyers could submit answers to Mueller in coming days, source says
- November 14, 2018

Farage and his team denied Corsi's allegations and told reporters that he has not been contacted by the special counsel. Corsi began working for Infowars in 2017 as their Washington bureau chief, but has since left. Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee. "Two months, six sessions, probably 40 hours of grilling, [it] reminds me of the KGB or the Gestapo", he opined. (more...)
Melania Trump demands sacking of senior national security official in extraordinary move Melania Trump demands sacking of senior national security official in extraordinary move
- November 14, 2018

She is also one of the most private first ladies in recent memory, which made the public announcement about her displeasure with a top West Wing official all the more surprising. Another source said Melania felt that Ms Ricardel had attempted to short-change her with the allocation of U.S. government resources to support her tour. (more...)
PM's Brexit breakthrough angers backbench hardliners as ministers review draft agreement PM's Brexit breakthrough angers backbench hardliners as ministers review draft agreement
- November 14, 2018

However, there are growing fears of Britain leaving the bloc with no-deal - either through lack of movement on negotiations or that the United Kingdom parliament won't accept the deal Theresa May presents to MPs. A United Kingdom government spokesperson said: "We welcome the proposal by the European Commission, which reflects the future relationship that the United Kingdom wants with the rest of the EU". (more...)
QBullet: SC to Hear Sabarimala Pleas; Govt Submits Rafale Details QBullet: SC to Hear Sabarimala Pleas; Govt Submits Rafale Details
- November 13, 2018

Some temple devotees angrily resisted the order and prevented female worshippers from entering the shrine when it reopened in October for a few days. The court made it clear that the new cases would be heard once a decision is given during the day on the review petitions. (more...)
Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain
- November 13, 2018

The solemn events he found in Paris were more stately than spectacular, and he sent a series of tweets grousing about vote recounts back in the USA and blaming massive California wildfires on forest management. Trump later attended the remembrance services with other world leaders to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War . Trump spent the time until his next engagement at the US Ambassador's house, but CNN reported the White House declined to say "how" he spent the ... (more...)
Justin Trudeau Says Canada Has Heard Recording Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Justin Trudeau Says Canada Has Heard Recording Of Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder
- November 13, 2018

The high profile of Khashoggi, a US -based Washington Post columnist, and the drip-drip of sensational leaks about his demise have provoked a global outcry and tarnished the reputation of the brash young prince, whose efforts to cast himself as a bolder reformer and trusted USA ally have often chafed against his policies overseas. (more...)
Chances of Brexit deal this month fade Chances of Brexit deal this month fade
- November 13, 2018

Speaking at a banquet in London last night, Mrs May said the talks have been "immensely hard". The broadcaster said the deal involved one overall backstop in the form of a UK-wide customs arrangement, but with deeper provisions for Northern Ireland on customs and regulations. (more...)

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