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World Man dies after monkeys throw bricks at him from trees
Author: 0 Man dies after monkeys throw bricks at him from trees

Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh said Dharampal was sleeping near a pile of bricks in Tikri village on Wednesday, when some monkeys jumped onto the bricks. "This will make us a laughingstock", local police officer Chitwan Singh reportedly said. The pile of bricks collapsed and fell on Dharampal, leaving him injured.

World Explosive device reportedly found near George Soros' home
Author: 0 Explosive device reportedly found near George Soros' home

The 88-year-old Soros was not home at the time when the device was discovered, and no one was injured in the incident. The employee placed the package in in a nearby wooded area and alerted authorities. He has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to causes including his Open Society Foundations , which advocates building democratic values in former communist Europe, and to Democratic Party candidates and initiatives in the U.S.

World 7th Fleet ships transit Taiwan Strait amid security, trade tensions with China
Author: 0 7th Fleet ships transit Taiwan Strait amid security, trade tensions with China

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur and Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Antietam traversed the strait Monday, US Pacific Fleet confirmed to Business Insider. -China relationship, which also include a bitter trade war, USA sanctions, and China's increasingly muscular military posture in the South China Sea.

World Hong-Kong Zhuhai Sea Bridge Connecting Hong Kong, Macau, China Now Open
Author: 0 Hong-Kong Zhuhai Sea Bridge Connecting Hong Kong, Macau, China Now Open

Together, the 11 cities will form the Greater Bay Area , which underpins China's ambitions to have innovation and technology drive its next phase of economic growth. "The bridge is not just a mega transport infrastructure jointly built by Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau", Hong Kong's secretary for transport and housing, Frank Chan Fan, said on Friday.

World Curfew declared in Nigerian city after deadly sectarian violence
Author: 0 Curfew declared in Nigerian city after deadly sectarian violence

The spokesman for Kaduna State governor, Samuel Aruwan, issued a statement on Sunday that the curfew is with immediate effect. "The intervention force will be working in synergy with the Kaduna state police command to ensure that peace and normalcy returns to the area".

World Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz
Author: 0 Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz

Last month in an interview with the Texas Tribune Cruz declined to pledge to stay in the senate for the entire length of his term. During the 2016 Republican primary, Trump assailed Cruz as a liar and "dishonest politician", insulted his wife's appearance and promoted unsubstantiated claims that Cruz's father had links to President John F.

World Trump administration mulls rollback of Obama-era transgender protections, report says
Author: 0 Trump administration mulls rollback of Obama-era transgender protections, report says

National LGBTQ advocacy groups quickly mobilized in light of the news, organizing a rally for trans rights in New York City late Sunday evening and a protest in front of the White House set for Monday afternoon. "And no rule-no administration-can erase the experiences of transgender people and our families". "Trump wants to discriminate and attack people without consequences", Marge Baker, executive vice president of People for the American Way said in a statement.

World Barron Co. sheriff calls for 2K volunteers for Jayme Closs search
Author: 0 Barron Co. sheriff calls for 2K volunteers for Jayme Closs search

Elizabeth Smart - the woman who was kidnapped from her parents' home as a teenager in 2002 - has joined the appeal for missing Jayme Closs. Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has been missing since Monday, when an emergency call led authorities to their rural home in the Midwestern state.

World 6 people shot outside laundromat in Jacksonville
Author: 0 6 people shot outside laundromat in Jacksonville

Three people are in critical condition. Just before 1:30 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed via Twitter that multiple people were at A. The victims, five men and one woman, ranged in age from their 20s to 70s, the Miami Herald reported . The agency did not have an update on the victims medical conditions.

World Four earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast
Author: 0 Four earthquakes strike off Canada's west coast

Geophysicist Amy Vaughan told The Associated Press that there may have been some other aftershocks. There was no tsunami threat, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said . Two people died in the quake , which also caused severe damage in the area. Government Agency BC has acknowledged the multiple earthquakes , but says there is no reports of damage or injury.

World Caravan Protesters Paint Swastika on American Flag, Burn It in the Street
Author: 0 Caravan Protesters Paint Swastika on American Flag, Burn It in the Street

Believing their odds to be greater in numbers, the migrants have already passed through Guatemala and have another 1,600 miles to go through Mexico until they reach the US' southern border. He said Monday all of those involved are from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The State Department says that they are concerned that these migrants may be victimized by human smugglers or others who would exploit them.

World 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico's west
Author: 0 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico's west

The landfall is most likely to be along the southwestern coast of mainland Mexico by late Tuesday between north of Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta. Hurricane-force winds extended 30 miles (45 kilometers) from the storm's center, and tropical storm-force winds were up to 105 miles (1650 kilometers) out.

World #WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing United States transgender change
Author: 0 #WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing United States transgender change

Advocate attorney David Leopold blasted the potential move, saying : " Trump admin considers all-out attack on transgender community in move that would exclude the population from civil rights protections". In a legal memo presented to the administration, a coalition of civil rights groups wrote: "The overwhelming majority of courts to address the question since the most relevant Supreme Court precedent in 1998 have held that anti-transgender bias constitutes sex discrimination under ...

World Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi

Prince Khalid bin Salman, a brother of the crown prince, wrote on October 8. "You don't need a body double for a rendition or an interrogation", the unnamed official told CNN . Leading U.S. Senate Republican Bob Corker said Saturday on CNN's " State of the Union " that the Saudi's explanation lacked credibility. Despite initially denying any involvement in Mr Khashoggi's death, Saudi Arabia finally admitted on Saturday that the 59-year-old died in the building.

World Two teens are suspects in murder of Gwinnett Police Officer Antwan Toney
Author: 0 Two teens are suspects in murder of Gwinnett Police Officer Antwan Toney

Maynard remained at large early Sunday and should be considered armed and risky, police said. A manhunt was still underway for another suspect, identified as Tafahree Maynard. 20, 2018, shows Officer Antwan Toney. Police have not released details about Toney's injuries and have not said whether anyone in the suspects' auto was hit or how many shots were fired.

World 30 injured after floor collapses at apartment clubhouse in South Carolina
Author: 0 30 injured after floor collapses at apartment clubhouse in South Carolina

EDT. Video posted on social media shows a large part of the first floor falling as people danced, causing many of them to tumble to the floor below. 'Everyone was on the floor and people were screaming and there was wood sticking up from the floorboards'. 'It was a lot to take in'. I can tell you there was a floor collapse.

World Trump hopes to pick United Nations ambassador from five candidates
Author: 0 Trump hopes to pick United Nations ambassador from five candidates

While Haley's address also poked fun at the president and other members of the Trump administration, her comments on Warren prompted some criticism online. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, named after the former NY governor who was the first Catholic to receive a major party nomination for president when he ran in 1928.

World Thomas Markle breaks silence on Meghan's pregnancy
Author: 0 Thomas Markle breaks silence on Meghan's pregnancy

PRINCE Harry has revealed he's hoping to have a baby girl when Meghan Markle gives birth next year. Meanwhile, Thomas Markle - the Duchess " father - has revealed he was "filled with love, joy, and happiness' following the royals' baby announcement.

World Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia say journalist was murdered
Author: 0 Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia say journalist was murdered

The announcement on Sunday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he will "go into detail" about the Khashoggi case in a speech in parliament heightened hopes for some clarity in a case that has been shrouded in mystery, conflicting accounts and shocking allegations since Khashoggi , a critic of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, disappeared after entering the consulate on Oct 2.

World King: Jordan will terminate Baqoura, Ghumar annexes in peace treaty
Author: 0 King: Jordan will terminate Baqoura, Ghumar annexes in peace treaty

King Abdullah said that the decision was made to protect Jordanian interests and "do whatever is necessary for Jordan & Jordanians", and that the two areas "were at the top of our priorities". In Jordan, however, the decision to downgrade its arrangement with Israel sparked celebrations. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel intends to negotiate with Jordan over extending the lease.

World Angry mob pelts stones at police at site of Indian rail accident
Author: 0 Angry mob pelts stones at police at site of Indian rail accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Rs 2 lakh for the family of the dead and Rs 50,000 for the injured. The locals had started protesting Saturday, raising slogans against the state government and demanding action against the train's driver, a day after the accident here.

World 17 dead after train flips in Taiwan
Author: 0 17 dead after train flips in Taiwan

An investigation was under way to find out the cause of the crash, Taiwan Railways Administration said. It was travelling from a suburb of Taipei towards Taitung, a city on Taiwan's south-east coast. Images from the site showed the high-speed Puyuma Express train completely derailed and lying zig-zagged across the track. Five of the cars were on their sides.

World Israel steps up armoured deployment on Gaza border
Author: 0 Israel steps up armoured deployment on Gaza border

United Nations envoy Nickolay Mladenov also urged all sides "to exercise restraint, to proceed in a peaceful manner, and to avoid escalation". "The UN is working with Egypt and its partners to avoid violence, address all humanitarian issues and support reconciliation".

World Assange sues Ecuador for ‘violating rights’
Author: 0 Assange sues Ecuador for ‘violating rights’

WikiLeaks said the government of Ecuador refused a visit by Human Rights Watch general counsel Dinah PoKempner, who has likened Ecuador's isolation to "solitary confinement", and had not allowed several meetings with his lawyers. Other requirements Assange needs to meet to avoid expulsion include since this week, a set of house rules including better looking after his cat and cleaning his bathroom.

World Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores
Author: 0 Train Mows Down Crowd Killing Scores

Police are investigating whether the organizers had a permit for the event and at what speed the train that ran over the crowd was traveling, said Amritsar's police commissioner, S.S. The Punjab government has announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the families of the accident victims. The Indian Railways has said it was not informed by the organisers or the local administration that a Dussehra event was being organised close to railway tracks.

World Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start
Author: 0 Meghan’s tour schedule in Australia cut after hectic start

Harry has told his wife to slow down. The Duke of Sussex donned a pair of tight swimming trunks - known to Australians as budgie smugglers - over his jeans on the first day of competition of the Invictus Games in Sydney . Meghan then joined her husband at a reception for Invictus competitors, their families and friends hosted by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

World Meghan's schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start
Author: 0 Meghan's schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start

Sources told MailOnline it wasn't that the duchess was feeling ill, but that they were trying to "pace" her given how many engagements they have coming up. A spokesperson said: "The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted for the couple".