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World Trump Warns Mexico on Migrant Caravan, Threatens to Close Border
Author: 0 Trump Warns Mexico on Migrant Caravan, Threatens to Close Border

President Trump's watching his worst nightmare unfold - more than 1,500 immigrants marching from Honduras to the US, and he's vowing our troops will stop them. Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, is also hosting emergency talks with the USA secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Friday, to assess the situation.

World Train runs over crowd in India; At least 50 dead
Author: 0 Train runs over crowd in India; At least 50 dead

Hundreds of people were busy watching the burning of an effigy of demon Ravana during the Hindu festival of Dussehra in northern Punjab state when the train struck. His wife Navjot Kaur Singh was the Chief Guest at the Dussehra where the incident occurred at around 7 p.m. I pray for the injured to recover quickly.

World No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue
Author: 0 No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue

The Taoiseach travelled to Brussels on Wednesday ahead of a working dinner with the leaders of European Union 27 in which they will discuss the ongoing Brexit negotiations . London is set to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, although the bloc's leaders could agree to delay this. Officials noted May had failed to respond to a call by EU President Donald Tusk for "concrete proposals" of her own to move the talks forward, and said more progress was needed.

World Trump praises Republican congressman for body slamming journalist
Author: 0 Trump praises Republican congressman for body slamming journalist

Trump referenced Mr Gianforte again later in the rally when discussing former Vice President Joe Biden, who once said he would "beat the hell out of" Trump if they were in high school. It also came amid worldwide furor over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month.

World Erdogan: Materials in Saudi consulate may have been painted over
Author: 0 Erdogan: Materials in Saudi consulate may have been painted over

A Turkish official said on Tuesday the top Saudi diplomat's residence in Istanbul would also be searched. The claim, which was first made to the New York Times earlier in the investigation into Khashoggi's fate, comes after Turkish officials searched the consulate for nine hours on Monday night.

World Woman leaves child alone at doorstep
Author: 0 Woman leaves child alone at doorstep

She said the 2-year-old boy was standing there alone when she opened the door. Police have not yet confirmed whether the woman, who is yet to be named, thought she was leaving him at his father's home at the time. Texas police say a woman who left a toddler alone on a front porch simply took the child to the wrong house . Investigators said they aren't sure why the woman ran away.

World Pakistan slips to 107th on Global Competitiveness Index
Author: 0 Pakistan slips to 107th on Global Competitiveness Index

A change in methodology for the 2018 edition of the annual Global Competitiveness Report has reportedly affected the ranking, Agence France-Presse reports. The country ranked 116th out of 140 countries and 112nd out of 140 countries for infrastructure and health respectively. For Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating new opportunities but it also "threatens a new divergence and polarisation within and between economies and ...

World Trump threatens military closure at US border to stop migrants
Author: 0 Trump threatens military closure at US border to stop migrants

On "Fox & Friends" Thursday, "Angel Mom" Mary Ann Mendoza said she "absolutely, 100-percent" supports Trump's idea of closing the border. Trump's tweets come in response to the caravan of more than 4,000 people who are traveling from Honduras toward the U.S.'s southern border.

World Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway
Author: 0 Sheriff: Missing Wisconsin teenager in danger, not a runaway

Naiberg, 72, said his daughter, Denise Closs, and Jayme attended the party, and that his son-in-law, James Closs, was working and couldn't make it. Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs disappeared Monday morning. Fitzgerald pleaded with the media to no longer contact any members of the Closs family or the Barron school district. "I don't have some of the answers that I want to give you, that I want to give the family", Fitzgerald said at a press conference Tuesday.

World Afghan election candidate among four killed in bomb attack
Author: 0 Afghan election candidate among four killed in bomb attack

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack. The top U.S. general in Afghanistan , Scott Miller, was also at the meeting, but was not harmed, a spokesman for the US-led mission said. There are also reports that the region's provincial governor, Zalmay Wesa, has died of wounds suffered in the attack; Dastageri would neither confirm nor deny those reports to NPR.

World Rise in hate crimes with 52 % of religious offences against Muslims
Author: 0 Rise in hate crimes with 52 % of religious offences against Muslims

If you are willing to share your experiences with us email haveyoursay@bbc.co.uk.Please include a contact number if you are willing to speak to a BBC journalist. Sexual orientation hate crimes and religious hate crimes became second and third in terms of prevalence, amounting to 12 per cent and 9 per cent of the total amount of hate crimes, respectively.

World Cleaning Crew Arrives Ahead Of Khashoggi Murder Probe At Saudi Consulate
Author: 0 Cleaning Crew Arrives Ahead Of Khashoggi Murder Probe At Saudi Consulate

They include the CEO of Uber, a company in which Saudi Arabia has invested billions of dollars; billionaire Richard Branson; JPMorgan Chase & Co. It has been billed as part of the country's efforts to modernize its economy and society. Saudi Arabia's global image overhaul, spearheaded by the young, ambitious - and some say reckless - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, stands at a crossroads.

World Raging floodwaters in central Texas prompt evacuations
Author: 0 Raging floodwaters in central Texas prompt evacuations

The river was just below 15 feet on Wednesday morning after cresting 24 hours earlier at nearly 40 feet. 'The ongoing multiple days of rain and the extraordinary amount is of course not normal, ' she said. At least two people are known to have died. A high pressure centre positioned over the U.S. Plains and Midwest is partly to blame for the onslaught of heavy rain, as it both funnels moisture from the Gulf of Mexico up through southern Texas and draws lingering tropical moisture up from ...

World Indian Minister Resigns to Contest #MeToo Allegations in Court
Author: 0 Indian Minister Resigns to Contest #MeToo Allegations in Court

Akbar, who stepped down from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers yesterday, has trashed the allegations against him, saying "accusation without evidence has become a viral fever among some sections". The criminal defamation case against Priya Ramani comes up for hearing in Delhi court later today. It had termed as "scandalous" the allegations made by Ramani against Akbar and said "very tone and tenor" are ex-facie defamatory and they have not only damaged his goodwill and ...

World Melania Trump's Plane Forced To Land After 'Smoke In Cabin'
Author: 0 Melania Trump's Plane Forced To Land After 'Smoke In Cabin'

In August, President Donald Trump joined his wife to tour Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and visit with NAS medical professionals. "As a precaution the flight crew returned the aircraft to Joint Base Andrews where the First Lady and passengers were transferred to a C-40 to continue the mission", the Air Force said .

World Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

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
Author: 0 Aussie government blames admin error for 'okay to be white' vote

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
Author: 0 Grandma allegedly fatally stabbed, burned toddler found in oven

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
Author: 0 Syria and Jordan Reopen Vital Commercial Corridor

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
Author: 0 Clashes as Indian temple prepares to accept women

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
Author: 0 The DPRK has not provided U.S. a list of nuclear facilities

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
Author: 0 Beto Came Out Swinging in His Debate With Ted Cruz

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
Author: 0 2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot "involved"

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
Author: 0 Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

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
Author: 0 Ten People Dead, Up to 50 Injured Following Blast in Kerch, Russia

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
Author: 0 Saudi king, Turkish president hold call on Jamal Khashoggi

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.