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World Iran-backed Houthi militia retreating: Colonel Al-Maliki
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Fierce clashes erupted on Tuesday between the Yemeni army backed by a Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in the Nahm directorate east of Sanaa, according to official sources . The United Nations fears the offensive will worsen what is already the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis, with 22 million Yemenis dependent on aid, and an estimated 8.4 million believed to be on the verge of starvation.

World North Korea returned the remains of hundreds of soldiers
Author: 0 North Korea returned the remains of hundreds of soldiers

Beijing has long pushed for Pyongyang to adopt similar measures to those that fueled China's dizzying ascent from a communist backwater to one of the world's largest trading powers. State television showed Kim visiting an agricultural technology park and rail traffic control center in Beijing, accompanied by Beijing's top official, Cai Qi.

World US, South Korea suspend upcoming military exercises
Author: 0 US, South Korea suspend upcoming military exercises

Ms. White indicated there would be a meeting at the Pentagon this week between Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton. The other two drills are held in the spring - one computer-simulated and the other a field exercise. Troops who would have been involved in the exercises would still require training and certification, which would still cost money, said Abraham Denmark, a former deputy assistant secretary of defence for East ...

World XXXTentacion murder suspect arrested; 'Star Wars' spinoffs on hold; more: AM Buzz
Author: 0 XXXTentacion murder suspect arrested; 'Star Wars' spinoffs on hold; more: AM Buzz

Homicide detectives arrested Pompano Beach resident Dedrick Devonshay Williams , 22, shortly before 7 pm on Wednesday evening. Onfroy was shot and killed Monday night outside the motorcycle shop at 3671 N. He was also arrested for grand theft auto, a charge that he now faces a probation violation for. He was only 20-years-old. "I want to talk to the person, find out why would you kill him", Jones said .

World Time magazine's latest cover shows Trump staring down viral immigrant girl
Author: 0 Time magazine's latest cover shows Trump staring down viral immigrant girl

The agents took names and when it came time for the mother to be searched, they asked her to put down her daughter: "At that moment, the young child broke into tears, and she started wailing", Moore said . This is the story of how he found a little girl and her mother beside the Rio Grande last week and took what could be one of the most high-impact photos of his career.

Author: 0 Kim Jong-un talks denuclearisation on visit to Beijing

But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the worldwide concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. Mr. Kim also promised during a meeting with Mr. "Many are killed through torture or starved to death, according to defectors who have fled North Korea". Roger D'Aquin, a retired security manager from New Orleans who voted for libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in 2016, said that he thought Trump's tactics with Kim worked, but added, "I have no confidence that Kim ...

World Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud
Author: 0 Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud

He said that Meni Naftali and other prime minister's residence managers like him, not Netanyahu, were responsible for the food orders regarding which she is accused. This is not the first time a financial scandal is coming out of the residence of an Israeli Prime Minister. The prime minister has denied the allegations and has accused of being the victim of a "witch hunt".

World Trump changes course, stops family separation at the border
Author: 0 Trump changes course, stops family separation at the border

Trump's order said the government would maintain a " zero tolerance " policy toward those who break the law, but a senior US official, when asked to explain how the federal government would change enforcement practices, told The Washington Post that Border Patrol agents have been instructed to stop sending parents with children to federal courthouses for prosecution.

World Obama Speaks Out on Separating Migrant Families
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Former President Barack Obama used the occasion of World Refugee Day on Wednesday to come out against the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families detained at the United States border. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rejected claims US holding centres for child migrants separated from parents are like Nazi concentration camps.

Author: 0 Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

The aim is to legally work around a settlement that prevents the detention of families together for more than 20 days, or defy the order and force it back into court to argue for changes to settlement. Trump and other administration officials have long resisted reversing the heavily-criticized policy of separating families, initially announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in May.

World New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern in labour with first child
Author: 0 New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern in labour with first child

Not surprisingly, the PM's office won't be giving any more formal announcements until Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford get to officially announce the birth of their child, the sex of which they haven't let slip yet. It was the first time in the country's history that a prime minister was pregnant while in office. Mr Peters carried out some of the prime minister's Wellington-based duties this week, chairing Cabinet and hosted Ms Ardern's weekly post-cabinet media conference.

World Trump approves financial aid for Hawaii lava damage
Author: 0 Trump approves financial aid for Hawaii lava damage

Geologists also continue monitoring fissure 6, located near the intersection of Pohoiki Road and Leilani Avenue, which was incandescent Sunday night, said U.S. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported an explosive eruption at Kilauea's summit Saturday morning. Gov. David Ige said Thursday that President Trump approved the request for individual assistance Thursday.

World Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident - Inquest
Author: 0 Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident - Inquest

Queensland Emergency service personnel are seen at amusement theme park Dreamworld where four people died on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Tuesday, Oct. She said the main control panel for the ride was confusing and a ride operator at the time of the incident "wasn't sure which button to press" under the stress of the situation.

World Senate opposes Trump and votes to reinstate USA ban on ZTE
Author: 0 Senate opposes Trump and votes to reinstate USA ban on ZTE

Unfortunately for Trump , many in the U.S. still oppose the decision with the Senate voting in favour of reinstating the ban . Last month, smartphone manufacturer accepted Donald Trump's get out of jail free card, when the U.S. This year, the Senate included an amendment that could kill the Trump administration's agreement to allow ZTE to resume business with USA suppliers, one of the few times the Republican-led Senate has veered from White House policy.

World Blatter Claims Ireland & UK Deserve To Host 2030 World Cup
Author: 0 Blatter Claims Ireland & UK Deserve To Host 2030 World Cup

Blatter arrived in central Moscow by auto, where he spoke briefly to reporters and said he just wanted to enjoy the World Cup before he was surrounded by fans who he posed with for selfies. "Any meetings that could be held are being realised in the framework of his private visit and are not official", Peskov said when asked if Blatter has met or would meet Putin.

World Rescuers Battle High Waves In Search For Indonesia Ferry Survivors
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A search and rescue team heads out looking for missing passengers who were on a ferry that sank in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port, Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia, June 19, 2018. Kapal Motor Sinar Bangun boat carrying about around 80 people, a lot of them domestic visitors, capsized at 17:30 p.m. Jakarta time after leaving Simanindo port in Samosir district, spokesman of the national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said.

World United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for what the USA said is intellectual property theft. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. I guess it comes down to degree but what's the point of having a three year rotation of countries on the council, regardless of the transgressions they're meant to be there to protect? "For too long, the Human Rights Council has been a protector of human rights abusers, and a cesspool of political bias".

World Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B
Author: 0 Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B

In morning trading, shares of Twenty-First Century Fox rallied 6 percent to $47.47. Disney's amended offer, made as Fox's board convenes for a regularly scheduled meeting, is a combination of cash and stock. Fox is retaining some of its assets, including Fox News and Fox Broadcasting Company, and rebranding them into a new standalone company that will be run by Murdoch and his son Lachlan.

World Afghanistan peace marchers reach Kabul, 'tired of war'
Author: 0 Afghanistan peace marchers reach Kabul, 'tired of war'

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned Saturday's suicide attack claimed by the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group that killed and injured dozens of people in Eastern Afghanistan , IRNA reported. Ghani's extension of the government's eight-day ceasefire, which had been due to expire Tuesday night, drew immediate worldwide support and calls for the Taliban to follow suit.

Author: 0 Recording of Children Crying Adds to Anger over US Policy

US President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the US-Mexico border.

World How U.S. Congress proposes to solve their immigration crisis
Author: 0 How U.S. Congress proposes to solve their immigration crisis

Numerous Republican and Democratic lawmakers have called for Trump to abandon the border policy as indefensible. Children in custody rest in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday. Tuesday's huddle between Trump and Republican lawmakers will be closely watched, in part to see whether any of them dare to directly confront the president.

World Blow for May as UK parliament rejects Brexit laws
Author: 0 Blow for May as UK parliament rejects Brexit laws

Expected Lords amendments to the Brexit legislation are set to return to the Commons on Wednesday. The question is by how much? Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans face rejection by parliament's upper chamber on Monday, setting the stage for a confrontation with pro-EU rebel lawmakers later in the week which could rock her minority government.

World What it's like inside a Border Patrol processing facility
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Customs and Border Protection. Refusing to bow to police commands, the driver of the black SUV, carrying undocumented immigrants, continued to press the pedal to the metal, until the vehicle flipped off a highway in Big Wells, about 130 miles southwest of San Antonio .

World Former Trump aide Lewandowski mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Lewandowski mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome

Zac Petkanas , a Democratic strategist, was telling the story when Lewandowski said "womp womp" and rolled his eyes. Lewandowski had said prior to Petkanas relaying the story of the girl with Down syndrome that "as soon as you cross the border illegally, you have committed an act which is a disservice to all of the people who have stood in line and waited to get into this country legally".

World India for customs duty hike on 30 US items
Author: 0 India for customs duty hike on 30 US items

India has dragged U.S. to the dispute settlement mechanism in WTO over a step taken by Trump administration in which it levied 25 percent additional tariff on steel and 10 percent on aluminium. This is the first time that India has levied retaliatory tariffs on any country. India had asked the USA government to exempt it from its 25% levy on steel and 10% on aluminium imposed by President Donald Trump on grounds of national security.

World BJP pulls out of an alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir
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She added that her target was to save Article 370 that gives special status to the state and PDP did that for 3-4 years. "What I have been talking about all this while, only our healing touch policy will work in Jammu and Kashmir". The assassination of prominent journalist and Rising Kashmir founder Shujaat Bukhari and his two Personal Security Officers (PSOs) in the heart of the Srinagar has raised many question marks on the police force and security agencies .