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World US, China compete to lure ASEAN members
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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is set to meet his Chinese counterpart Thursday after earlier talks were scrapped amid soaring tensions between the nuclear powers over trade tariffs and sanctions. Navy destroyer, the USS Decatur. Beijing's expansive claims to the South China Sea have always been a source of friction in Southeast Asia, as well as Washington, which has traditionally been the dominant naval power in the area.

World IIHS says states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates
Author: 0 IIHS says states with legalized marijuana have higher crash rates

Anyhow this legalization was made to promote safety and the health experts are now trying their best so that they can measure the potential influence of this use of Marijuana over the highway safety but even after the so much struggle results are still inconsistent and in some cases they are even contradictory.

World Over 50 feared dead as train runs them over during Dussehra celebrations
Author: 0 Over 50 feared dead as train runs them over during Dussehra celebrations

India's huge railway network is notorious for accidents, including scores who die while crossing the tracks illegally or falling off over-capacity trains. Meanwhile, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said that the railways was not intimated about a Dussehra event along the tracks that led to the deaths of at least 61 people in Amritsar .

World Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat
Author: 0 Australian Government Loses Majority With Election Defeat

Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke to the Liberal party faithful at the InterContinental Hotel in Double Bay on Saturday night, praising their candidate Dave Sharma who he described as outstanding. "The events of two months ago angered and outraged many Liberals and particularly those in the seat of Wentworth". But it may be a tough sell for the new prime minister, who is on track to suffer the largest by-election loss in the history of Australia's parliament.

World There will be no cover-up in Jamal Khashoggi's death - Turkey
Author: 0 There will be no cover-up in Jamal Khashoggi's death - Turkey

The admission - after persistent claims by the Saudi authorities that Khashoggi had left the consulate alive - came amid the threat of U.S. sanctions. "Just to be clear Congressman, we don't have, I just want to be clear for our viewers, we do not have that reporting". So far the government has not commented.

World Remains of 63 infants, foetuses found at funeral home in Detroit
Author: 0 Remains of 63 infants, foetuses found at funeral home in Detroit

MI authorities say they've found improperly kept remains of fetuses and infants at a second Detroit funeral home, just one week after similar remains were found at the first. There was one previously scheduled service at Perry Funeral Home and arrangements are being made for it to occur at another location. Cantrell did not respond to CNN's request for comment.

World Trump's key aides get into heated argument
Author: 0 Trump's key aides get into heated argument

After recently turning his attention to the " caravan " of migrants making their way from Latin American countries to the US, Trump tweeted Thursday just before his two top aides got into an argument. This isn't the first time Nielsen's handling of border security has been scrutinized by the Trump White House . White House officials, however, told both Bloomberg and CNN that things had calmed down since the blowout fight, and neither had plans to resign.

World At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 At Vatican, South Korean leader says he's certain of peace:The Asahi Shimbun

The United States is opposing a proposal by North and South Korea to create a no-fly zone above the border between the two countries, Reuters reported on Thursday. According to the Vatican press pool, Pope Francis and Moon spoke privately for more than 30 minutes, assisted by a translator, Korean Father Han Hyun-taek.

World Bolton Pushing Trump to Exit Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia
Author: 0 Bolton Pushing Trump to Exit Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

The INF treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and ratified by the U.S. Senate in 1988, required elimination of short-range and intermediate-range nuclear and conventional missiles by both countries.

World Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of communications
Author: 0 Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of communications

He starts on Monday, and he'll be working in Facebook's London office before relocating stateside along with his wife and their three children in the new year. He also said he was not sure that companies such as Facebook really pay all the tax they could, although he added that was as much the fault of governments that still hadn't got their tax act together.

World Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation
Author: 0 Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation

He filed criminal defamation charges on Monday against Priya Ramani , a journalist who wrote in an article a year ago about being sexually harassed by an unnamed former boss, whom she claimed on social media last week to have been Akbar.

World Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed At Consulate
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Confirms Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed At Consulate

Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , went missing after entering the consulate on October 2 to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage. There must be a severe price for these actions by Saudi Arabia. The results of the investigation could potentially ease strains the case has created between the kingdom and the United States.

World Eighteen suspects in Jamal Khashoggi case 'tried to stage death cover-up'
Author: 0 Eighteen suspects in Jamal Khashoggi case 'tried to stage death cover-up'

How did they explain it? In a statement, Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb said: "Preliminary investigations ... revealed that the discussions that took place between him and the persons who met him... Despite reports citing audio recordings of the incident, of brutal torture followed by the murder and dismembering the journalists' body, Riyadh's stunning admission came with a version of the events that raised eyebrows around the world: Khashoggi died after a " fight and a ...

World U.S. merges diplomatic office for Palestinians into Jerusalem embassy: Pompeo
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In December, President Trump upended decades of USA foreign policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital . Eugene Kontorovich, a law professor with the Jerusalem-based Kohelet Policy Forum and advocate for the embassy move, said the decision was more evidence the United States considered Jerusalem to be fully part of Israel .

World U.S. to exit global postal treaty
Author: 0 U.S. to exit global postal treaty

The Universal Postal Union treaty, first drafted in 1874, sets fees that national postal services charge to deliver mail and small parcels to countries around the world. It will also file notice that the U.S.is withdrawing from the UPU. According to the Swiss body's constitution, the USA can leave the treaty after one year - during which time the State Department says it hopes to negotiate for more satisfactory terms.

World United States indicts Russian woman for interfering in 2018 election
Author: 0 United States indicts Russian woman for interfering in 2018 election

Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian individuals and three companies allegedly involved in meddling in the United States political system in February, which included Prigoyhin. "These activities also may seek to influence voter perceptions and decision-making in the 2018 and 2020 U.S. elections". Justice Department officials believe she helped manage the finances of Project Lakhta, a branch of the Kremlin's foreign influence operations.

World Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren a Total Fraud
Author: 0 Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren a Total Fraud

Let that sink in-she has less than 1 percent Native American DNA. Trump used the opportunity to ramp up his attack on Warren. Kim TallBear, the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment at the University of Alberta, issued a statement saying "For Elizabeth Warren to centre a Native American ancestry test as the next move in her fight with Republicans is to make yet another strike - even if unintended - against tribal sovereignty".

World Fed appears committed to gradual tightening despite Trump criticism
Author: 0 Fed appears committed to gradual tightening despite Trump criticism

The "neutral" rate of interest is the equilibrium level at which rates themselves neither encourage nor restrict economic activity. "The real driver of this correction is concerns surrounding demand growth and trade issues", said Gene McGillian, vice president of market research for Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

World Israeli supreme court overturns entry ban on US student
Author: 0 Israeli supreme court overturns entry ban on US student

A representative for the university told the court Wednesday that the university "chose to join the appeal because of the importance we place on taking in foreign students and researchers", and raised the possibility that barring Alqasem from Israel "would play into the hands of those who claim that we are an unenlightened country".

World Saudi Arabia to admit Khashoggi died during 'interrogation gone wrong'
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia to admit Khashoggi died during 'interrogation gone wrong'

Khashoggi, a Saudi national and USA resident who has been a vocal press critic of Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Ankara believes that Hasong, recently well-known critic of the Saudi authorities, the Consulate had been killed and his body secretly taken. Trump called Khashoggi's disappearance a "terrible situation".

World Trump lacks legal authority to send military to U.S.-Mexico border
Author: 0 Trump lacks legal authority to send military to U.S.-Mexico border

Fox News contributor and former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan joined Harris Faulkner on "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday to react to President Trump's warning that he could use the US military to close the southern border with Mexico if officials there don't stop a growing migrant caravan that's swelled in size to about 4,000 people.

World Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller’s probe
Author: 0 Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller’s probe

SARs "are not public documents, and it is an independent federal crime to disclose them outside of one's official duties", said Geoffrey Berman , the US Attorney for Manhattan. Prosecutors said Edwards saved the confidential reports on a flash drive and sent them to the BuzzFeed reporter using an encrypted messaging application.

World Mueller Will Issue Findings on Collusion and Obstruction After Midterms
Author: 0 Mueller Will Issue Findings on Collusion and Obstruction After Midterms

That means Meadows, Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan and other hard-line conservatives who have been vocal participants in the investigations will not be able to question Rosenstein. He's among the Republicans who have accused the agencies of bias against the president. Rod Rosenstein was sworn in as deputy attorney general in April 2017.

World Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case
Author: 0 Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

Turkish officials have said they believe Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who was critical of the authoritarian kingdom's Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 and his body removed.