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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
Author: 0 Witches are planning to put a hex on Brett Kavanaugh

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?
Author: 0 What Happened to Missing Wisconsin 13-Year-Old After Her Parents' Murder?

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
Author: 0 ISIS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker in Nigeria

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
Author: 0 Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of TI over video

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
Author: 0 MJ Akbar: India minister threatens to sue over #MeToo allegations

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'
Author: 0 Trump Threatens to End Aid to Honduras Over Migrant 'Caravan'

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
Author: 0 Minus MATTIS? Trump Denies Defense Secretary Is Departing Cabinet

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
Author: 0 NYPD Release Footage of Proud Boys, Antifa Confrontation

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
Author: 0 Elections too, says Trump

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.

World Scott Morrison open to moving Australia's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
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 ...

World Hunter kills British cyclist in France, police speak of accident
Author: 0 Hunter kills British cyclist in France, police speak of accident

The restaurant owner had been settled in Les Gens for "a number of years", and had many family and friends in the United Kingdom too, said the sources. 'He was on a popular and well used track, although it was hard to get to and would not have been very busy as darkness approached. In 2016, 18 people were killed in hunting accidents in France .

World Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Saudi journalist's disappearance
Author: 0 Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Saudi journalist's disappearance

The chief executive of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Jamie Dimon, had been a featured speaker at the conference in Riyadh. Those policies are all seen as initiatives of the crown prince. President Trump has dispatched his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to look into the disappearance of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

World Lewinsky affair not an abuse of power, says Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Lewinsky affair not an abuse of power, says Hillary Clinton

New York Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand came out previous year amid the #MeToo movement saying she believed the former President should have stepped down as a result of his affair. Clinton cut him off, saying, " Who was an adult ". This runs counter to the current Leftist talking points on sexual assault and harassment, which insist that there is an implicit level of coercion in any relationship involving a man in a position of power and a woman who is not.

World Duke and Duchess of Sussex Harry and Meghan announce first pregnancy
Author: 0 Duke and Duchess of Sussex Harry and Meghan announce first pregnancy

Harry and Meghan had attended the ceremony and reception along with most other senior members of The Firm at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Friday . According to Kensington Palace , who tweeted the exciting news on October 15, Meghan is due to give birth in the UK's spring. But some people can't help but notice there's something a bit amusing about the timing of the announcement - which comes immediately after this weekend's Royal wedding between Princess Eugenie and ...

World O’Rourke Raises $38.1M, Triples Cruz Despite Sagging Polls
Author: 0 O’Rourke Raises $38.1M, Triples Cruz Despite Sagging Polls

The most expensive Senate race is being waged in Florida between Democratic Sen. The previous record for quarterly fundraising for a Senate candidate was held by former U.S. Recent polling has shown Cruz with a lead over O'Rourke, but the race is considered a toss-up, which in itself is unusual in deep-red Texas. Still others pointed out that money, even vast sums, does not necessarily translate to wins - a prime example being Democrat Jon Ossoff's failed 2017 special election bid for a ...

World German police suspect hostage has been taken in Cologne
Author: 0 German police suspect hostage has been taken in Cologne

The unnamed perpetrator holed up in a pharmacy behind the station, prompting police to launch a massive operation. Travellers were ordered to evacuate the large central station, which sits on Cologne's Dom Platz beneath the city's historic cathedral early Monday afternoon.

World Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results

But if her ancestor is 10 generations back, that could mean she's just one-512th Native American, something that could further excite her critics instead of placating them. Warren was an architect of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau set up after the 2008 financial crisis and has been a strong voice in the U.S. Senate on financial issues.

World Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17, officials say it could rise
Author: 0 Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17, officials say it could rise

No other information was available about the dead man found in Mexico Beach, said Joseph Zahralban, Miami's fire chief who was leading a search and rescue unit. Meanwhile, Carroll said, authorities were setting up a triage tent to treat Mexico Beach residents stepping on nails and cutting themselves on debris.

World U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban In Push for Afghan Peace Talks
Author: 0 U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban In Push for Afghan Peace Talks

It was the second in the past four months amid reconciliation efforts 17 years after the U.S. invasion. A spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Kabul would not comment on the Taliban statement. "I think USA and Afghan intelligence agency, NDS, both had played their role in the broken down 2015 peace process and later they missed another opportunity in 2016, that's why now Taliban don't trust their sincerity", retired Brig.

World Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop in sex abuse crisis
Author: 0 Pope accepts resignation of Washington archbishop in sex abuse crisis

Wuerl's predecessor , Cardinal Theodore McCarrick , was forced to resign in late July. However, Wuerl came under scrutiny for his handling of sex abuse cases when he was bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania , between 1988 and 2006. "It permits this local Church to move forward". Patrick Hornbeck, chair of the theology department at Fordham University in NY, said in September that many people were "looking to Pope Francis to show a degree of leadership on this matter that he hasn't yet ...

World Maneka Gandhi proposes to set up committee to look into #MeToo cases
Author: 0 Maneka Gandhi proposes to set up committee to look into #MeToo cases

Minister for women and child development, Maneka Gandhi said, "Proposing committee with senior judicial, legal persons to look into all issues emanating from #MeToo ". After actor Tanushree Dutta spoke about her ordeal at the hands of veteran actor Nana Patekar in 2008, the movement disseminated across India - and is now sprouting in Kashmir.

World Michaelle Jean defeated in Francophonie re-election bid
Author: 0 Michaelle Jean defeated in Francophonie re-election bid

Delegations from Canada and Quebec arrived in Armenia Wednesday ahead of the summit of la Francophonie, intent on putting the controversy over the election of a secretary general behind them. La Francophonie has 54 full member states and governments. But the kingdom has sent a letter to the OIF, requesting "postponement" of the membership application, said the organization.

World Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

The Philippines on Friday won a seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council despite strong opposition from an global human rights group, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) earlier said. Members serve on the council for three years and can have only up to two consecutive terms. The country received 165 of the 192 votes from the Council, making it part of the rights body during the UN General Assembly.