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Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalist Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalist
- November 26, 2018

Democratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, who is in line to become chairman of the House Intelligence Committee when Democrats regain control of the chamber in January, has promised investigations on the Khashoggi case as well as whether Trump's personal financial interests are dictating his Saudi policy. (more...)
Judge orders ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos to jail Monday Judge orders ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos to jail Monday
- November 26, 2018

Caroline Polisi, a lawyer for Papadopoulos, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Moss noted that Papadopoulos had agreed not to appeal in most circumstances as part of his plea agreement and the judge said the challenge to Mueller's appointment was unlikely to be successful in the U.S. (more...)
Rain helps Northern California wildfire reach 95 percent containment Rain helps Northern California wildfire reach 95 percent containment
- November 26, 2018

Steady rain in northern California doused the state's most deadly wildfire on Friday, but it turned ash from thousands of destroyed homes into slurry, complicating work to find bodies reduced to bone fragments. The running debris and floodwater can be powerful enough to destroy culverts, roadways and buildings miles away from affected areas, the National Weather Service said. (more...)
Tory MPs use PMQs to demand Theresa May renegotiates her Brexit deal Tory MPs use PMQs to demand Theresa May renegotiates her Brexit deal
- November 26, 2018

In other developments, Steve Reed became the first member of Labour's front bench to call for a second referendum since the deal was published - a position which was a sackable offence for former leadership contender Owen Smith previous year. (more...)
First impacts of winter storm being felt across Iowa First impacts of winter storm being felt across Iowa
- November 25, 2018

That wind, combined with snow, will reduce visibility and make driving conditions unsafe. The flakes will start flying late Saturday in Colorado and western Nebraska and spread eastward Sunday and Sunday night spreading a swath of snow from Omaha and Kansas City, over to Chicago and Milwaukee. (more...)
President again threatens government shutdown over border wall President again threatens government shutdown over border wall
- November 25, 2018

President Donald Trump said Thursday he has authorized American troops on the US-Mexico border to "use lethal force" if necessary against an approaching group of migrants while also threatening to close "the whole border". This would mean "Mexico will not be able to sell their cars into the United States", added Trump, who has complained about the number of cars USA manufacturers produce in Mexico. (more...)
Jewellery store owners fend off robbery suspects with swords Jewellery store owners fend off robbery suspects with swords
- November 25, 2018

Video surveillance footage released by police Thursday shows four suspects smashing through two of the store's windows with a hammer. The attempted heist occurred at Ashok Jewellers on Airport Road near Derry Road West around 12:15 p.m. (more...)
Syrian warplanes strike rebel areas after alleged gas attack Syrian warplanes strike rebel areas after alleged gas attack
- November 25, 2018

Official media accused "terrorists" of carrying out a "toxic gas" attack on Aleppo, using a term it uses to mean both rebels and militants. Karim Obeid, a member of the Aleppo Media Centre, told The National that the Syrian government fabricated the gas attack to justify breaking the demilitarisation deal. (more...)
Russian Federation blocks access to Sea of Azov in Ukraine dispute Russian Federation blocks access to Sea of Azov in Ukraine dispute
- November 25, 2018

Tensions are running high around the Kerch Strait, separating Crimea from mainland Russia after Ukrainian vessels violated the Russian border. In a statement released Sunday, the Ukrainian ministry of defense said traffic through the strait had been blocked by a tanker anchored near the Kerch Strait bridge. (more...)
New Mexican government contradicts Trump claim on migrants and asylum New Mexican government contradicts Trump claim on migrants and asylum
- November 25, 2018

Almost 5,000 Hondurans and Guatemalans who have been traveling in caravans for more than a month are camping at sports fields in the Mexican border city of Tijuana as they wait for interviews with United States immigration officials. "They will also give us dates, on what terms they will receive the [asylum] requests and in the case that they are not beneficiaries of this status, they will have to return here", Vences said. (more...)
Trump vs. Roberts: They’re both right - and wrong Trump vs. Roberts: They’re both right - and wrong
- November 25, 2018

Where the president goes wrong is in assuming that "Obama judges" are automatically opposed to him and that " Trump judges" should (or will) be unfailingly loyal. He especially criticized judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The issue clearly was uppermost on Trump's mind during a Thanksgiving teleconference with United States service members around the world. (more...)
Suspect at large after police kill man in Ala. mall shooting Suspect at large after police kill man in Ala. mall shooting
- November 25, 2018

The investigation was originally led by Jefferson County Sheriff's Office because a Hoover police member shot Bradford Jr., the Hoover Sun reported on Friday. The protesters held picket signs which read "black lives matter" and "love one another", marching inside and outside of the mall, before holding a moment of silence at the place where Bradford was killed. (more...)
Dozens dead in L.Victoria boat accident Dozens dead in L.Victoria boat accident
- November 25, 2018

Many of those on board had no lifejackets. Kikongo said first responders were among the victims. At least 29 people died when a boat capsized in poor weather in Lake Victoria near the Ugandan capital, Kampala, the country's deputy police spokesman has said. (more...)
Government climate report warns of worsening U.S. disasters Government climate report warns of worsening U.S. disasters
- November 25, 2018

While surveying the devastating damage caused by the deadly California fires, President Donald Trump was asked last week whether the experience altered his views on climate change . The report says climate change will cost the USA economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, damaging everything from human health to infrastructure and agricultural production. (more...)
Shots fired, woman killed after argument breaks out in Florida Walmart Shots fired, woman killed after argument breaks out in Florida Walmart
- November 25, 2018

Cronin was taken to a hospital, where she died. Police say Johnson fled the scene on a bicycle and then shot himself. Ballard said the two individuals had been arguing all day and that he and the victim had gone to Walmart to purchase items for their apartment. (more...)
Afghan army mosque blast leaves many dead Afghan army mosque blast leaves many dead
- November 25, 2018

An explosion ripped through a mosque inside an Afghan army base in the country's volatile eastern Khost province as Friday prayers were drawing to a close, killing 27 soldiers and wounding 57, the military said. It was the latest in a relentless, near-daily onslaughts in Afghanistan , where the Taliban regularly target Afghan military and police forces throughout the country. (more...)
Matthew Hedges: UAE Considering Clemency For British Academic Jailed For Spying Matthew Hedges: UAE Considering Clemency For British Academic Jailed For Spying
- November 25, 2018

She accused the Foreign Office of placing its interests above those of an innocent Briton. "I really appreciate the Foreign Secretary taking the time to meet me at this crucial point in Matt's life", she said, reading from a prepared statement after an hour inside the building. (more...)
Police arrest two suspected facilitators of Chinese consulate attack Police arrest two suspected facilitators of Chinese consulate attack
- November 25, 2018

The United States on Friday condemned the terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi and the bombing in Orakzai. The separatist group BLA shared the photographs of the attackers. Defence analyst and security contractor Ikram Sehgal, whose company's guards have been posted at the consulate, said that the attackers had first engaged in an exchange of fire with policemen. (more...)
Trump Deal With Mexico To Overhaul Asylum Policy Trump Deal With Mexico To Overhaul Asylum Policy
- November 25, 2018

That ran contrary to The Post's account of the agreement with the incoming administration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who takes office December 1. US President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday to close border with Mexico, if necessary, to fight illegal immigration. Immigration, including recent issues tied to asylum seekers from Central America, was a flashpoint in this month's US midterm elections and will probably continue to play a key role in the new Congress and in shaping ... (more...)
China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's ruling party China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's ruling party
- November 25, 2018

The elections will select mayors and city councilors in Taiwan's six special municipalities - Taipei , New Taipei , Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung - as well as mayors and magistrates in 16 other cities and counties, the CEC said. (more...)
Karnataka: 25 dead as bus falls into canal in Mandya Karnataka: 25 dead as bus falls into canal in Mandya
- November 25, 2018

At least 25 people were killed after a bus plunged into a canal in India . Mandya is a town located 105km from the city of Bengalaru, located the south of the country. " Rescuers searching for bodies at the accident spot ". Dr G Parameshwara, the Karnataka state deputy chief minister, said the accident occurred on Saturday in the Mandya district, as the driver lost control of the vehicle at high speed. (more...)
Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Fast-Track Transgender Military Ban Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Fast-Track Transgender Military Ban
- November 24, 2018

President Trump has asked the Supreme Court to review his policy of banning transgender people from serving in the military, bypassing an appeals court that he has called "a complete and total disaster". veterans are trans. It also specifies that people without the condition can serve but only if they do so as the sex they were assigned at birth. The Pentagon initially lifted its ban on transgender troops serving openly in the military in 2016 under the orders of the Obama administration. (more...)
At least 40 killed in Kabul blast near wedding hall - Afghan ministry At least 40 killed in Kabul blast near wedding hall - Afghan ministry
- November 24, 2018

Special praying will be held at the mosques across the country and national flags will be half-hoisted at home and Afghan diplomatic missions overseas, the statement added. "It is an attack on humanity", Ghani said . According to the Ministry of internal Affairs of Afghanistan , a suicide bomber blew himself in the hall of the wedding Palace. (more...)
Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller Roger Stone Associate Jerome Corsi In Plea Negotiations With Mueller
- November 24, 2018

Corsi confirmed the plea talks to the Associated Press on Friday. He said on a YouTube show last week that he expected to be charged with lying to federal investigators, though he said at the time that he was innocent of wrongdoing. He has turned over two computers and a cell phone and has given Mueller's office access to his emails and tweets. He said he spoke for almost 40 hours with Mueller's team. (more...)
US, South Korea to Scale Back Spring Exercises US, South Korea to Scale Back Spring Exercises
- November 24, 2018

Asked if it was the Foal Eagle exercise, a large-scale drill typically held in the spring, Mattis confirmed this was the case. "The secretary and minister agreed to continue the close review of all large-scale combined military exercises, and to make coordinated decisions based on the advice of our military commanders", Logan said. (more...)
Head of Russia's Military Spy Agency Dies Head of Russia's Military Spy Agency Dies
- November 24, 2018

Russian authorities have consistently denied any involvement in the Skripal poisoning or in foreign election interference, saying the charges have been fabricated to tar Russia and justify additional sanctions. The United States included Korobov's name on a March sanctions blacklist of people believed to have helped "undermine cyber security on behalf of the Russian government". (more...)
Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack has died Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack has died
- November 24, 2018

A secret meeting at the Russian Defence Ministry - responsible for the GRU - heard furious accusations over the "morons" behind spy operations in Britain , the Netherlands and the US. British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the GRU of being behind that attack. London identified the suspected attackers as GRU agents. The same month an apparently ailing Korobov was reportedly summoned by Putin for a dressing down and felt unwell afterwards. (more...)
Authorities warn of Authorities warn of "huge" dust storm heading for Sydney
- November 24, 2018

If you're a Weather Nerd or a huge fan of dust , you've probably been closely following reports that a dust storm may hit Sydney and Canberra at some point today. It comes after an awe-struck pub owner captured the moment an insane dust storm "blew away" her outback town on Tuesday. The store, just across the road, is nearly entirely obscured by the storm. (more...)
European Union commission warns Italy on budget, moves towards fines European Union commission warns Italy on budget, moves towards fines
- November 24, 2018

Mario Centeno, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers , who last week backed the Commission's view on Italy, saying its growth plans could be achieved without extra borrowing. Euro finance ministers then in January can officially declare Italy's deficit "excessive", and adopt the commission's recommendations: asking Italy to amend its budget, reduce spending and borrowing, within three to six months. (more...)
Mississauga jewelry store heist foiled as bandits bring gun to sword fight Mississauga jewelry store heist foiled as bandits bring gun to sword fight
- November 24, 2018

A staff member and a female customer jump back when they realize the Mississauga store is under attack. The clip then shows them heading off in a dark-colored Dodge Durango northbound on the Airport Road. The third suspect is being described as between five-foot-nine and five-foot-eleven with a heavy build. The fourth suspect was said to have a slim build and was wearing black trousers, white gloves, a black winter jacket with a fur-lined hood and was carrying a black bag. (more...)

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