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World Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem
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Dr Dvir Abramovich , Chairman of the Anti-Defamation Commission said: "We applaud this announcement by Prime Minister Morrison which rightly acknowledges the indisputable reality that Jerusalem has been the capital city of Israel for 70 years, and in doing so grants the Jewish state the respect accorded to other nations".

World Aussie government blames admin error for 'okay to be white' vote
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The slogan behind the motion "it's okay to be white" was originated by trolls on 4chan, which is a comforting thought if you'd like politicians to start taking their advice from trolls on 4chan. PM Scott Morrison said the level of government support was "regrettable". The phrase has a long history amongst the so-called alt-right in the U.S., and is regularly used to provoke outrage by right-wing trolls in political debates.

World Grandma allegedly fatally stabbed, burned toddler found in oven
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Williams said Jones' brother found the body Monday night and called police in Shaw, a town of about 2,000 people approximately 100 miles (160 kilometres) northwest of Jackson. Jones's bond was set at $500,000. Williams said he won't release the names of the grandmother or the toddler until the filing of the murder charge is completed.

World Syria and Jordan Reopen Vital Commercial Corridor
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Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has praised the agreement between Jordan and Syria to open a main border crossing between the two countries, saying it will benefit Beirut. The Syrian flag has also been hoisted on the crossing amid the presence of Syrian police and local delegations from Quneitra. It's the fifth group of refugees to return home from Lebanon.

World Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women
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Nilakkal, October 17: Kerala remained on the edge as Sabarimala temple opens its door for all women today for the first time following the historic Supreme Court verdict . Even though the police personnel gave them protection and allowed them to move further, the family, after walking a short distance, made a decision to return as angry activists of Ayyappa Dharma Sena surrounded them and asked them to go back.

World The DPRK has not provided U.S. a list of nuclear facilities
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South Korea's finance minister, meanwhile, met with the heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank and asked them to "play an active role" in supporting North Korea's reforms and efforts to join the international community. Moon is also due to meet Pope Francis on Thursday to deliver Kim's invitation for the pontiff to visit Pyongyang. North and South Korea held high-level talks on Monday at Panmunjom to discuss steps to follow their recent summit.

World Beto Came Out Swinging in His Debate With Ted Cruz
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During a segment on climate change and oil taxes: "Senator Cruz is not going to be honest with you", O'Rourke said. Cruz laughed off the exchange saying it was obvious that O'Rourke needed to attack to try and reverse polls that show him fading.

World Hamas denies firing rockets, 'regrets' cancellation of Egypt intel visit
Author: 0 Hamas denies firing rockets, 'regrets' cancellation of Egypt intel visit

Five other Palestinians were wounded in separate attacks. A house in the southern Israel city Beersheva was hit causing damages, while a mother and three children had to treated for shock. Electricity is supplied for roughly four hours a day, unemployment stands at more than 50 per cent and tap water is undrinkable. "Whoever launched the rockets wanted to embarrass Hamas and scuttle Egypt's mediation efforts", said a Palestinian political analyst in the coastal enclave.

World 2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot
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The Clear Sky 18's training is meant to increase the level of interoperability of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with the Air Forces of the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, work out effective joint management of operations in the air, work out the sharing of intelligence and surveillance capabilities, as well as cyberdefense focused on the needs of the air forces.

World Cannabis becomes legal in Canada
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Let us know in the comments. Canada is only the second nation after Uruguay to legalise the drug, although countries such as Portugal have decriminalised it - meaning those caught with the drug face civil punishment, such as a fine. "All the years of activism paid off. Cannabis is legal in Canada and everyone should come to Canada and enjoy our cannabis". But critics say it will lead to an increase in deaths on Canada's roads.

World Ten People Dead, Up to 50 Injured Following Blast in Kerch, Russia
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The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement that the blast at the college, in the city of Kerch in eastern Crimea , was caused by an explosive device. The bomb blast took place in the city of Kerch, which is the entry point for a new 19km bridge linking Crimea to mainland Russian Federation. The wars were followed by an Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus region, east of Crimea, and insurgents have claimed responsibility or been blamed for most of the bombings and other ...

World Chief spreading bull: Cherokee Nation rejects Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results
Author: 0 Chief spreading bull: Cherokee Nation rejects Elizabeth Warren’s DNA results

Again, it's not Trump she'll have to battle. "Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong". The results suggest that Warren is between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American . In an essay on CNN's website , Moya-Smith, whose forthcoming book is titled, "Your Spirit Animal is a Jackass", echoes other Native American writers and activists who decry Warren's absence on issues of great concern to ...

World Saudi king, Turkish president hold call on Jamal Khashoggi
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Turkish officials fear Mr Khashoggi was killed and dismembered. The Associated Press was not immediately able to confirm the report and Turkish officials would not comment. Saudi officials had granted permission for the premises to be searched, a Turkish diplomatic source told CNN , and police were seen cordoning off the area before investigators arrived.

Author: 0 Australia considers recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

If Australia does proceed, it will be following the United States which earlier this year moved its embassy, effectively recognising the holy city of Jerusalem as the "true" capital of Israel. Morrison said Monday that Sharma's proposal regarding Jerusalem was a "practical and insightful way forward which I've found quite persuasive ". More importantly, the new Morrison government vows to review, "without prejudice", Australia's approach to the nuclear deal with Iran.

World Theresa May pleads for unity after marathon cabinet talks on Brexit
Author: 0 Theresa May pleads for unity after marathon cabinet talks on Brexit

The three-hour session saw discussions on the Northern Irish border backstop, where Downing Street said ministers voiced "shared concerns". That would give time to fully flesh out this temporary customs arrangement. Things have gotten so bad that May had to convene her Cabinet to get their approval for her negotiating strategy, because that went so well last time .

World Russian press warns of 'Orthodox war' over Church split
Author: 0 Russian press warns of 'Orthodox war' over Church split

On October 11, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, chose to renew the decision already taken to proceed to the granting of "the autocephaly of the Church of Ukraine ". The move could mark a historical split between one Christian body akin to the 1054 schism that divided Western and Eastern Christianity or the Reformation in 1517, when Roman Catholicism split into new Protestant divisions.

World Witches are planning to put a hex on Brett Kavanaugh
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The Daily Caller's Supreme Court reporter Kevin Daily notes that while the Standing Committee's evaluations are "separate and distinct" from the ABA, the association asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone Kavanaugh's nomination until completion of an FBI investigation, which wrapped up Thursday October 4.

World What Happened to Missing Wisconsin 13-Year-Old After Her Parents' Murder?
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Fitzgerald said investigators are frustrated they haven't developed any leads and asked for the public's help with any information about what could have happened to the girl. During the 911 call, the dispatcher heard a disturbance in the background but no one spoke directly to the dispatcher, Fitzgerald said. PHOTO: Police declared Jayme Closs , of Wisconsin, "missing and endangered" after finding her parents dead on Monday, Oct.

World ISIS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker in Nigeria
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The terrorists in September killed Saifura, one of the three abducted health workers. There had been no news of the trio until last month when the ICRC said it had received footage of Khorsa's killing from the IS-backed Boko Haram faction Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP ).

World Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years
Author: 0 Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years

After Times reporters reviewed more than 40 pages of documents that detailed Kushner's family real estate empire's business earnings, expenses and losses over 7 years with assistance from 13 tax accountants and lawyers, they concluded the Kushner Companies' filings repeatedly listed massive losses, a common "tax-minimising manoeuvre".

World Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of TI over video
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On Thursday, T.I. slammed Kanye West's meeting with Trump in the Oval Office, calling it "shameful". When asked about the infamous "I really don't care, do you?" jacket in an interview with ABC News , the former model admitted that it was "kind of a message" to her haters , AKA "the people and left-wing media".

World MJ Akbar: India minister threatens to sue over #MeToo allegations
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They also demanded removal of Akbar from the Union Council of Ministers. India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawed Akbar walks inside his residence in New Delhi , India October 14, 2018. But he still faces calls to be sacked from his position as more allegations emerge. The incident triggered multiple women to come out with their own sexual harassment stories.

World Trump Threatens to End Aid to Honduras Over Migrant 'Caravan'
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Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to express his annoyance at the caravan , which follows a similar event in May that ultimately led to hundreds of migrants either seeking asylum in the United States or remaining in Mexico. Once the group reached Mexico they planned to request refugee status so they could stay in Mexico or a visa so they could continue on to the United States, Reuters reported .

World Minus MATTIS? Trump Denies Defense Secretary Is Departing Cabinet
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The show interviewed him in the White House last Thursday; the interview aired on CBS Sunday night. "I think he's sort of a Democrat, if you want to know the truth", Trump told Lesley Stahl . Asked directly whether he is a Democrat, Mattis said, 'We're all built on our formative experiences. Mattis had stepped down from the military in 2013 and taken a job at Stanford University.

World NYPD Release Footage of Proud Boys, Antifa Confrontation
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Police said there were no serious injuries in the fights and that they were reviewing footage to determine if other crimes were committed. City Councilman Rory Lancman, also a Democrat, said video shows police officers were at the scene of an assault by Proud Boys members but did not arrest anyone from the group.

World Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed

The case is Clifford v. Trump, 18-cv-06893, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles). Trump went on: "She will confirm the letter she signed!" "I was very skeptical of her story and I was totally won over by the arguments she was making", McCain said.

World Elections too, says Trump
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Trump says that the bilateral trade between U.S. and China is not fair and balanced. "I think China meddled also". Trump's views on China have shifted markedly from the accommodation and warmth he had shown in the early months of his presidency.

Author: 0 Scott Morrison open to moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Morrison told reporters that he would make an announcement on Tuesday regarding Jerusalem al-Quds and Australia's "No" vote for a United Nations resolution allowing Palestine to chair the Group of 77. "I have made this decision without any reference to the United States". Mr Trump opened the new U.S. embassy in the city in May. While both Russian Federation and France offered to host delegations from Israel and Palestine for renewed peace talks, on December 6, 2017 Trump announced ...