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World Netanyahu says failed Iranian satellite launch was an attempt to develop ICBM
Author: 0 Netanyahu says failed Iranian satellite launch was an attempt to develop ICBM

The satellite-launching technology reportedly does not use intercontinental ballistic missiles, however, and Iran argues that the satellites are for telecommunications purposes. Iranian state television aired footage of its reporter narrating the launch of the rocket, shouting over its roar that it sent "a message of the pride, self-confidence and willpower of Iranian youth to the world!" "I would have liked to make everybody happy with good news but sometimes life doesn't go forward the way ...

World Coalition Troops Are Reported Target in Deadly North Syria Blast
Author: 0 Coalition Troops Are Reported Target in Deadly North Syria Blast

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence told a gathering in Washington of United States ambassadors that " ISIS has been defeated ", without referencing the attack earlier on Wednesday. The Independent reported that the attack was targeting a us patrol. "[IS] has been defeated", Vice President Mike Pence insisted today during a visit to the State Department during which he touted a list of the Trump administration's perceived foreign policy accomplishments.

World Erdogan keen on creation of Syria 'security zone'
Author: 0 Erdogan keen on creation of Syria 'security zone'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan , the Turkish president, announced the plan following a phone call on Monday with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. It says Turkey doesn't have any problems with Kurds and is only fighting against terrorists. The Turkish presidency said the two men discussed the creation of a safe zone in northern Syria cleared of militia groups. Once the troops are gone, the United States will have ended three years of organising, arming, advising and providing air cover for Syrian, ...

World Khashoggi killers will be held accountable
Author: 0 Khashoggi killers will be held accountable

Saudi Arabia has charged 11 people in the death, including several officials close to the crown prince but USA lawmakers have been critical of its response, demanding that America withdraw its support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen in response.

World Explosion and gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex
Author: 0 Explosion and gunfire at Nairobi hotel, office complex

The president said more than 700 civilians were evacuated from the complex. Ambassador to Kenya Norman Garibay said initial reports indicated 5 fatalities in what is suspected to be a terror attack that occurred just 3 kilometers from the embassy.

World Hope My Story Encourages Others to be Brave: Rescued Saudi Teen
Author: 0 Hope My Story Encourages Others to be Brave: Rescued Saudi Teen

Canada's decision to grant the teen asylum has not yet drawn an official response from the Saudi government, whose relationship with Ottawa has been frayed since a diplomatic spat erupted in August. "I hope my story encourages other women to be courageous and free", the 18-year-old told Australia's ABC news channel, in her first interview since arriving on Canadian soil.

World Trump's AG nominee: Mueller should be allowed to finish work
Author: 0 Trump's AG nominee: Mueller should be allowed to finish work

He needs the approval of a simple majority of senators to be confirmed, and take the helm from Acting Attorney General Matt Whittaker. "If confirmed, I will not permit partisan politics, personal interests, or any other improper consideration to interfere with this or any other investigation".

World Canada grants asylum to Saudi teen fleeing alleged abuse
Author: 0 Canada grants asylum to Saudi teen fleeing alleged abuse

The Australian government has welcomed the news, saying Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun's safety was its primary concern. But he later requested that the statement be retracted. The process is often assessed on the urgency of a refugee's individual needs, with the most vulnerable prioritised. Refugees can wait from nine months to several years to hear an answer - longer if they appeal a refusal.

World Anger as Mnangagwa raises petrol prices in Zimbabwe
Author: 0 Anger as Mnangagwa raises petrol prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE ( Reuters ) - Protesters barricaded roads and burned tyres in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Monday, as anger over the worst economic crisis in a decade spilled onto the streets and piled pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa .

World Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren Over Instagram Live Video
Author: 0 Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren Over Instagram Live Video

President Donald Trump blasted 2020 presidential candidate Sen. The president began calling the Massachusetts Senator "Pocahontas" in 2017 as a jab at her previous claims of Native American ancestry. The National Congress of American Indians on Monday issued a statement denouncing Trump's reference to Wounded Knee. In addition to his remarks about Warren, Trump also slammed Amazon CEO and owner of the Washington Post , Jeff Bezos Sunday night on Twitter.

World Police respond to 'active shooter situation' at UPS facility in New Jersey
Author: 0 Police respond to 'active shooter situation' at UPS facility in New Jersey

The man shot up the bulk mail processing facility in Logan Township, taking two female employees as hostages, according to CBS News . Multiple members of law enforcement fired at the man, who was armed with a handgun. Police were called to the facility between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. (1330 to 1430 GMT) after the hostages were taken, at least two local television stations reported, citing unidentified sources.

World Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report
Author: 0 Trump says he 'never worked for Russia' in response to NYT report

Trump told Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro when she asked if he has ever worked for Russian Federation. "It's just a hoax". "I never worked for Russia", Trump told reporters. According to document seen by CNN, James Baker , the FBI's top legal adviser at the time , told congressmen that the Federal Bureau of Investigation officials were considering whether Mr Trump was "acting at the behest of [Russia] and somehow following directions, somehow executing their will".

World Death sentence for Canadian in China 'of extreme concern': PM
Author: 0 Death sentence for Canadian in China 'of extreme concern': PM

A Reuters report, quoting a court statement from its website said Schellenberg was told in court that he has the right to appeal to Liaoning High Court within 10 days on receiving the ruling. In 2009, Akmal Shaikh, a British citizen convicted of carrying up to 4 kilograms (8.8 pounds) of heroin, was executed by lethal injection despite fierce protests from the United Kingdom government and his family, who said he suffered from a mental disorder and was tricked into carrying the drugs.

World Greek defence minister quits over Macedonia name deal
Author: 0 Greek defence minister quits over Macedonia name deal

He said his party is quitting the government. Macedonia was founded in 1991 and recognized by the United Nations in 1993, but was accepted to the United Nations membership with the name of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) due to Greek objection to the name Macedonia.

World Jayme Closs' aunt gives positive update
Author: 0 Jayme Closs' aunt gives positive update

Then, on Thursday, a woman walking her dog in the town of Gordon, about an hour north of Barron, spotted Jayme on the street. Gayle King spoke to Closs' relatives in Barron, Wisconsin, about how the teen is doing. Nutter told reporters she knew the young girl needed help and took her inside. Photos show the space beneath alleged abductor Patterson's tumbledown forest cabin in rural Gordon, Wisconsin, strewn with soft toys, filthy bedding and women's clothes.

World This MASSIVE clue reveals the gender of Meghan Markle's baby
Author: 0 This MASSIVE clue reveals the gender of Meghan Markle's baby

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex laughed and smiled as they arrived in Merseyside for their first joint engagement of the year. The following month, Meghan's personal assistant, Melissa Touabti, also announced she was quitting after just six months in the job.

World Cargo plane crashes in Iran with 10 onboard
Author: 0 Cargo plane crashes in Iran with 10 onboard

Authorities did not immediately offer a reason for the crew's decision to land there, though they said the crew had declared an emergency prior to land. The plane reportedly was carrying a cargo of meat from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan's capital, to Iran. The plane was reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan.

World National Weather Service Snow Forecasts Winter Storm Middle Atlantic States
Author: 0 National Weather Service Snow Forecasts Winter Storm Middle Atlantic States

Winter Storm Warnings have been expanded to include Washington DC and cover nearly all of Virginia, The also include a few counties in Southeast Maryland, Winter Storm Warnings have also been expanded into Western North Carolina. This will spread north and east through the night, leaving us with widespread snow close to and north of Rte. 460. Temperatures will drop back into the low 30s for highs by the end of the week.

World Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur
Author: 0 Sudan police fire tear gas as protests erupt in Khartoum, Darfur

Witnesses told the news agency that security forces used tear gas against dozens of demonstrators in al-Halfaya Bahri, an area in the south of Khartoum , and against a demonstration by dozens of people emerging from Sayed Abdel Rahman Mosque in Omdurman, which sits on the other side of the River Nile from the capital.

World Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon border
Author: 0 Israel confirms Syria strike, ends mission on Lebanon border

Confirming a Friday night sortie in Syria, Netanyahu said Israel's air force had "struck Iran's warehouses, containing Iranian arms, in Damascus worldwide airport". The final tunnel was the largest one discovered so far, running hundreds of metres from under a Lebanese home and deep into Israeli territory, military spokesman Lt Col Jonathan Conricus said.

World Admin requested plans past year to attack Iran
Author: 0 Admin requested plans past year to attack Iran

An unnamed "former senior US administration official" said the request "definitely rattled people". President Donald Trump's National Security Council, led by National Security Adviser John Bolton, asked the Pentagon to develop options for a military strike against Iran a year ago, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday citing unnamed current and former USA officials.

World Trump says US will hurt Turkey economically if it hits Kurds
Author: 0 Trump says US will hurt Turkey economically if it hits Kurds

Turkey, however, regards the People's Protection Units (YPG) as terrorists . Erdogan has been massing Turkish troops on the Syrian border for weeks, preparing for an invasion to eradicate Kurdish forces that the USA has vowed to protect. President Trump's unexpected announcement last month that troops would leave the country has fueled fears that a power vacuum could strengthen ISIS and cede influence in the region to Iran and Russian Federation.

World 'Mass Fentanyl Overdoses' Reported In California
Author: 0 'Mass Fentanyl Overdoses' Reported In California

While the substance that caused the overdose has not been tested, O'Brien said, "We have every indication that this mass overdose incident was caused from the ingestion of some form of fentanyl in combination with some other substance". Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid pain reliever, is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. The police chief said officers administered CPR and six doses of Naloxone - a treatment for opioid overdoses used as a nasal spray or an injection .

World House GOP leader vows action against King over race remarks
Author: 0 House GOP leader vows action against King over race remarks

He drew attention to comments made by King on Thursday, when the Iowan wondered aloud: "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?" "Republicans should make clear Mr. "I didn't know who all of these groups were and I detest any kind of hate group", he told the Times-Picayune newspaper then. King has been assigned to agriculture, small business and judiciary committees, according to his House website .

World Suspect in death of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona identified
Author: 0 Suspect in death of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona identified

When police surrounded the property he stepped outside wearing a bullet proof vest, shouted at officers and then entered the property again and shot himself dead, police said. She was sworn into the department on August 2 and her father pinned her badge, according to the Williams Pioneer . She was struck multiple times and died at UC Davis Medical Center.

World Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign paid $1500 fine to NY state
Author: 0 Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign paid $1500 fine to NY state

He retired in 2013 after serving 24 years in the U.S. Senate. Lieberman, 76, explained that Ocasio-Cortez, 29, is too "different" and "controversial" for the party, which he says has shifted to the center of the political spectrum. Lieberman pointed to the many moderate Democrats who beat Republicans in purple districts in 2018. Despite Ocasio-Cortez' telegenic approach to self-promotion and her social media star power, Democratic House leaders have sought to sideline her in practical ways ...