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World Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians, not criminals, says Putin
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He added with a smirk, "I hope they will soon appear and tell their own story". This would be best for everyone. 'There is nothing special there, nothing criminal , I assure you. Rowley also fell ill but survived because of his lesser exposure. In the months following the attack, Britain and other countries pointed the finger of blame at Russian Federation but the nation has denied any involvement.

World Trump denies 3,000 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria, blames Democrats
Author: 0 Trump denies 3,000 Puerto Ricans died due to Hurricane Maria, blames Democrats

After Donald Trump accused Democrats of fabricating the Puerto Rico hurricane death toll of almost 3,000, reaction from politicians, the media and online was swift and sharp. It is unclear where the breakdown that caused the bottles to never be distributed was caused. A study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government said the number was nearly 3 ,000 people, something Trump shot down on Twitter.

World Brexit: Juncker's final State of the Union speech
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President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "We all say in soap-box speeches that we want to be big on big things and small on small things". Those companies would be given one hour to delete it. "No member state could've done that on its own". Service providers and European Union states will be required to designate points of contact reachable 24/7 to facilitate the follow-up to removal orders and referrals.

World Hungary will not be blackmailed, Prime Minister Orban tells EU
Author: 0 Hungary will not be blackmailed, Prime Minister Orban tells EU

The European Parliament is set to vote on a draft motion urging member states to trigger Article 7 of the EU's treaties against Hungary. But most British Conservative MEPs voted against the move. Orban, leader of the Fidesz party, won reelection in April 2018 by a landslide, gaining a 2/3 majority in the Hungarian parliament after voters backed his anti-immigration platform, and entering his third consecutive term in office.

World Dead rat in soup costs restaurant $190m
Author: 0 Dead rat in soup costs restaurant $190m

Mr. Ma was concerned for his expectant wife - and has taken her to get checked over to be sure her and the baby are okay - after eating the rat-tainted soup. In a statement released to South China Morning Post Saturday night, Xiabu Xiabu said it had always placed great emphasis on food security and would make any necessary improvements.

Author: 0 Greek cliff collapses on popular beach, injuring seven

While so far, no one has been found, they said they were continuing their search. None of the injuries sustained in the incident on Thursday afternoon are believed to be life-threatening. One of the Ionian island's main attractions, Navagio has a shipwreck on the shore and is surrounded by steep cliffs . The beach is also known as Shipwreck Beach.

World Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
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The National Hurricane Center says that despite the gradual lowering in wind strength, the storm remains extremely risky because of the high volume of rainfall and storm surges predicted. Heavy rains were forecast to extend into the Appalachians, affecting parts of Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. The number is expected to rise, the flight-tracking service said.

World Elizabeth Smart calls decision to free captor 'incomprehensible'
Author: 0 Elizabeth Smart calls decision to free captor 'incomprehensible'

The news release goes on to say that at the June hearing that "Ms. Barzee's attorney contended that Ms. Barzee's federal sentence should run concurrently with her state sentence and therefore the Board had miscalculated the end of Ms. She pleaded guilty to that charge and was sentenced to one to 15 years. Smart, who is now 30 and a child-safety activist, said in a statement that she was "surprised and disappointed" to learn that one of her tormentors would be free next week.

World Pope Francis to Meet with US, World Catholic Leaders
Author: 0 Pope Francis to Meet with US, World Catholic Leaders

There were no details on the specific allegations against Bransfield and neither he nor his legal representatives could immediately be reached for comment. In a statement issued Thursday regarding the case of Bransfield, Lori said: "My primary concern is for the care and support of the priests and people of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston at this hard time", Catholic News Service reported.

World Gunman Kills Five People Before Shooting Self In Bakersfield
Author: 0 Gunman Kills Five People Before Shooting Self In Bakersfield

Five people were shot dead by a gunman in Southern California late Wednesday in an attack that police say began as a domestic disturbance. The shooting left 6 dead, including the gunman and his wife, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood told reporters.

World Russian Federation includes China in biggest war games in decades
Author: 0 Russian Federation includes China in biggest war games in decades

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has denounced the exercises as a rehearsal for a "large-scale military conflict". Collin Koh, a research fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, said the shift away from anti-terrorism drills to more conventional war games could pave the way for greater cooperation between China and Russian Federation.

World Jaitley denies Mallya met him before leaving India
Author: 0 Jaitley denies Mallya met him before leaving India

Mallya, who arrived in London in March 2016 and was arrested in April 2017, was present in court as his legal team and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), acting on India's behalf, reiterated and substantiated points made at earlier hearings on loans from IDBI Bank .

World Philippines braces for Typhoon Mangkhut
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As the USA east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. "Hong Kong as of the forecast now will be on the right quadrant of the storm with the greatest impacts from wind, rain and storm surge along that coast line", he said.

World Donald Wuerl to talk resignation with Pope Francis in Vatican
Author: 0 Donald Wuerl to talk resignation with Pope Francis in Vatican

Amid such turmoil, a gathering of the global church leadership to discuss a specific problem - in the tradition of church synods and councils - is a good idea, but should take place sooner than February, said Christopher Bellitto, a church historian at Kean University in New Jersey.

World Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse
Author: 0 Pope summons senior bishops for summit on clerical sexual abuse

He announced Tuesday that he will be meeting with the pope in the near future about the mandatory resignation letter he submitted when he turned 75 in 2015. The meeting of Episcopal Conference presidents will be held at the Vatican from February 21 to 24, the C9 cardinals' conference that advises the pope on reform said in a statement .

World Sex abuse: Pope to meet Thursday with U.S. bishops
Author: 0 Sex abuse: Pope to meet Thursday with U.S. bishops

In July, Francis ordered McCarrick, 88, to observe a lifetime of penance and prayer pending the outcome of a canonical trial into the groping allegation involving a teenage altar boy in the 1970s. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), asked for the meeting after Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano last month accused the pope of knowing for years about sexual misconduct by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and of doing nothing about it.

World Russian Federation holding largest war games in its history
Author: 0 Russian Federation holding largest war games in its history

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has described the drills as even bigger than the country's largest Cold War-era exercise called Zapad 1981 that put North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on edge. "The focus of the drill has expanded from anti-terrorism to allied defense and counterattack", a China defense ministry statement said. Russian military helicopters fly overhead in Chita, Eastern Siberia, during the Vostok 2018 exercises, September 11, 2018.

World Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are ‘civilians’
Author: 0 Putin says two Skripal poisoning suspects are ‘civilians’

The two men accused by the United Kingdom of carrying out a nerve agent attack have been identified and are civilians, not criminals, the Russian president Vladimir Putin has said. This would be best for everyone. "There is nothing special or criminal about it, I can assure you". "We'll see in the near future". A woman near Salisbury, Dawn Sturgess, died in July and her partner Charlie Rowley fell ill after Rowley found a counterfeit bottle of Nina Ricci perfume containing Novichok and ...

World US President's ex-aide jailed in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 US President's ex-aide jailed in Russian Federation probe

Trump's Democratic opponent. "That's the biggest regret I actually have out of this whole situation", he told the panelists, "was that instead of, you know, allegedly gossiping about it with the Australian Downer, which I have no recollection of doing, and I remember speaking about it with the Greek foreign minister, instead of gossiping and doing what I was doing, I should have gone to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the US embassy".

World Trump salutes 'heroes' of Flight 93
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He also tweeted a message to Rudy Giuliani and a few thoughts on other, unrelated things, like collusion with Russian Federation. "America's future is not written by our enemies". "The terrorists who carried out these attacks sought not just to take the lives of our people and crumble buildings", he said. The cries heard in the cockpit left both jurors and those attending the hearing of the only man thus far convicted over the 9/11 attacks in shock.

World Russians protest against pension age hike
Author: 0 Russians protest against pension age hike

An Associated Press journalist counted at least 30 people detained at the St. Petersburg protest, which was adjacent to the Finlad Station rail terminal. "The state should have found the money it needed in the budget or through fighting corruption", 19-year-old Yegor Zhukov said at the St. Petersburg protest.

World South Africans are murdered per day
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He said murders of women and children had also increased. Police have released crime statistics showing 20,336 people were murdered in South Africa between April 2017 and March, compared to 19,016 in the previous year. Police committee chair Francois Beukman, who was shocked by this revelation, said that the figure was "unacceptable". The stats also show how nearly all gang-related murders in South Africa were recorded in the Western Cape.

World Kerala MLA PC George on nun seeking arrest of rape accused
Author: 0 Kerala MLA PC George on nun seeking arrest of rape accused

The nun wondered why the Church was closing its eyes to the "truth when I have mustered courage". Kerala MLA P C George ran into controversy when he made insensitive remarks against the nun who an actress who was has alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a bishop.

World Palestinians Slam Trump Decision to Close US Mission
Author: 0 Palestinians Slam Trump Decision to Close US Mission

The ICC is considering opening an investigation into alleged war crimes by American troops and intelligence officials during the war in Afghanistan , as the 17th anniversary of the USA invasion approaches. The Palestinians accused the administration of dismantling decades of US engagement with them. "At President Bush's direction, we next launched a global diplomatic campaign to protect Americans from being delivered into the ICC's hands".

World Hurricane Florence: Teams monitor Category 4 storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence: Teams monitor Category 4 storm

In a 8 a.m. update , National Hurricane Center forecasters said sustained winds dropped slightly to 130 miles per hour but restrengthening is expected to begin later today, with the storm likely to make landfall along the North or SC coast by Thursday.