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World Chief of Russia's military intelligence agency dies
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Russian authorities have consistently denied any involvement in the Skripal poisoning or in foreign election interference, saying the charges have been fabricated to tar Russia and justify additional sanctions. Korobov, along with other Russian intelligence chiefs, visited Washington in February 2018, according to TASS, despite being on a USA sanctions list for being "responsible for or complicit in malicious cyber-enabled activities".

World Iconic Sydney landmarks barely visible as massive dust storm sweeps in
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Do you remember the 2009 Sydney dust storm? "There is already a red sky effect in Canberra this morning, with potential for showers today, which could potentially clear the air". "If possible, stay in airconditioned premises where filtration systems can help to reduce dust particles in the air", Broome said. "Global and Domestic terminals are experiencing some flight delays", the Sydney Airport tweeted, although the situation improved later on.

World Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd
Author: 0 Parliament Will Stop A No-Deal Brexit , Says Amber Rudd

Cabinet Member and Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd added: "If it doesn't get through, anything could happen". An EU summit is taking place in Brussels on Sunday to "finalise and formalise" the draft deal, and if it is agreed, it will then be voted on in the House of Commons.

World Indian island police struggle to get body of American
Author: 0 Indian island police struggle to get body of American

He described himself in his twitter bio as: "Adventurer". Those living in the North Sentinel Island are still lucky to have been left alone to live the way they are. As any contact with the isolated tribe is forbidden, Mr Chau's killers cannot be prosecuted. The body, according to Reuters, has not yet been recovered as of Wednesday, and those who took him to the island are said to have been arrested .

World Multiple Fatalities Reported in Colts Neck Fire
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A neighbour of Paul Caneiro's told NJ.com that the accused arsonist was visibly upset hours after the fire at his home was extinguished. It is an upscale enclave home to a number of celebrities, including Bruce Springsteen. "Both of those homes that we are talking about, they're owned by - under public records - by common family members", Gramiccioni said. Video showed firefighters battling the blaze as smoke poured from the roof of the two-story home, which is surrounded by fields and ...

World Comey Vows To Resist Subpoena From House Republicans For Closed-Door Testimony
Author: 0 Comey Vows To Resist Subpoena From House Republicans For Closed-Door Testimony

Comey announced his subpoena in a tweet Thanksgiving morning, saying he's "happy to sit in the light and answer all questions" but will "resist" a closed-door questioning session. He said that they will fight this "abuse" in court. "Let's have a hearing and invite everyone to see", the former law enforcement official added.

World Hero catches baby dropped from third floor window during fire in Dallas
Author: 0 Hero catches baby dropped from third floor window during fire in Dallas

KDFW-TV reports one woman dropped her infant to a man below as he held out his arms. "I see them getting a bed ready and everything so the people can jump out the window so we could catch them", he told the news outlet. "I went straight towards the window and I saw a lady on the third floor hanging her baby out the window". Officers were on another call when they noticed smoke coming from a nearby apartment building Wednesday, Dallas police said.

World Police foil attack on Chinese Embassy in Karachi, three terrorists killed
Author: 0 Police foil attack on Chinese Embassy in Karachi, three terrorists killed

Police officials said the suspects fired near the consulate and then hurled a hand grenade. A Pakistani separatist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said all consular staff and their families were safe following the shooting, which was claimed by a separatist group.

World 1 dead, 2 injured in Alabama mall shooting
Author: 0 1 dead, 2 injured in Alabama mall shooting

The other individual involved in the altercation was shot by police while running away. Horrified shoppers took to social media to describe how they heard gunshots inside the mall, which was open late on Thanksgiving. "We are devastated by the incident that happened tonight in our shopping center". Lindsay Kahn, a spokeswoman for Brookfield Properties, which owns the shopping centre, told CNN: "We are working closely with the Hoover Police Department and are grateful for their swift action ...

World EU, UK Agree Draft on 'Ambitious' Post-Brexit Ties
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But she endured a bruising session in the House of Commons as critics lined up to condemn both the divorce deal contained in the Withdrawal Agreement and the aspirations for a close future relationship in the Political Declaration . German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes Spanish reservations about the status of Gibraltar after Britain leaves the European Union can be overcome by the time EU leaders meet Sunday to sign off on the draft Brexit deal.

World Two policemen killed in attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan
Author: 0 Two policemen killed in attack on Chinese consulate in Pakistan

For more than a decade, armed Baloch separatist groups have been fighting for independence against Pakistani security forces, whom they consider to be an occupying force in Pakistan's largest and least-populated province. It is not yet clear whether the consulate was the target of the attack. Officials told Samaa TV that two of the attackers were killed by sniper fire.

World Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, wounds at least 4
Author: 0 Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, wounds at least 4

The chain of events that led to the shooting began with an argument in the hospital parking lot involving the gunman and O'Neal, police said. Hospital patients scrambled to find cover under desks, police and Swat teams moved through the hospital in search of the gunman, and officers locked down hospital wings, including the nursery.

World 'I have no choice': Trump renews threat to close US-Mexico border
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President Trump has also railed against the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, to which Tigar belongs and which has reversed many of his administration's most controversial orders such as the "Muslim travel ban", and rescinding the Deferred Action against Childhood Arrivals.Trump suggested the high court that deals with federal appeals pertaining to nine western states and two Pacific Island jurisdictions is biased against his administration and needs to be split up to mitigate its influence.

World Baby girl dies on Surfers Paradise beach
Author: 0 Baby girl dies on Surfers Paradise beach

The girl's parents - a man, 48, and woman, 23 - are in custody but have not been charged. Police believe the baby found on a Gold Coast beach actually died 30km south in NSW at the hands of her father. "We said "hello" and stuff like that", he said. "I am very proud of what they did", Detective Insp Hogan said. He said a ground and air search had yielded little evidence, with the lack of physical evidence giving "some indication of what may have happened" - a suggestion the child may ...

World Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and 2 flip-flops in its stomach
Author: 0 Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and 2 flip-flops in its stomach

At the time, Regina Asmutis-Silvia of the organization Whale and Dolphin Conservation told National Geographic that the plastic can confuse the animal's digestive system. At least 8 million tons of plastics wind up in the oceans each year, and it has a devastating effect on sea life. Pandjaitan also said that the grim find should raise awareness amongst the general population of Indonesia regarding plastic use and waste.

World Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California
Author: 0 Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

The overall balance of power in the House come January stands at Democrats with 232 seats and Republicans with 200. CNN's Kevin Bohn and Aaron Pellish contributed reporting. Trump even noted that Republicans would have done better but "I wasn't on the ballot", with Wallace making a point that as Trump campaigned for his fellow Republicans around country, he urged voters to pretend he was "on the ballot".

World Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week
Author: 0 Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week

Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr on Twitter suggested no deal was imminent, but he also added that any agreement could be signed with the Department of Energy and Department of Justice. Xi's two-day visit to the country will have a tight schedule. On Tuesday, Xi will arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1. There was no mention of the pact after Tuesday's meetings.

World Chris Watts Sentenced to Life in Prison in Triple Murder Case
Author: 0 Chris Watts Sentenced to Life in Prison in Triple Murder Case

Days later the children's bodies were found in oil tanks and their mother buried in a shallow grave. A friend asked police to check on Shanann Watts on August 13 when she could not reach her and grew concerned that the 34-year-old who was pregnant with a third child missed a doctor's appointment.

World Snow squalls arrive Wednesday, record-breaking cold Thanksgiving Day
Author: 0 Snow squalls arrive Wednesday, record-breaking cold Thanksgiving Day

Forecasters say the snow could create hazardous driving conditions. The roads may also be icy. Anyone planning on being outside Thursday should be dressed for severe winter weather. Now the temperature in NY - which has already seen some significant snowfall in the past week - is hovering just above that record low. A major cold blast is moving into the Northeast just in time for Thanksgiving morning.

Author: 0 Woman kills ex-boyfriend, cooks and serves his remains after getting dumped

Initially, the woman denied any involvement in the man's disappearance, according to police. Local media reports it was the victim's brother who discovered the gruesome crime. He went to the couple's home in the hope of finding him, but she claimed to have kicked the victim out and said she did not know where he was. She had been in a relationship with him for seven years before the murder.

World Dad charged after girl, 6, strangles baby brother with seat belt
Author: 0 Dad charged after girl, 6, strangles baby brother with seat belt

Middleton told officers he provided his children with snacks and water, and left on the air conditioning and a movie while he visited the store. Surveillance footage cited by court documents indicated Middleton had stayed an hour longer than what he originally told authorities and did not check on his children, The Dallas Morning News reported .

World Melania Trump Looks Bold in Dior at Turkey Pardoning Ceremony
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Peas and Carrots both hatched on June 28 in South Dakota - but they have distinct personalities, according to profiles released by the White House . More than 1,000 people are still missing and the wildfire has burned more than 142,000 acres of land. "I've never seen such a lovely turkey", Trump said , as Peas was honored with the title of the "National Thanksgiving Turkey".

World Mueller Has Trump's Answers…Now What?
Author: 0 Mueller Has Trump's Answers…Now What?

Special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and like many other Department of Justice appointees, he did not require Senate confirmation for the position. Likewise, Trump is not expected to answer any questions that refer to allegations of obstruction of justice, with his lawyers insisting that the constitution protects the sitting President from answering questions on policies he conducted while in office.

World USA tourist murdered in Andaman island, 7 people arrested
Author: 0 USA tourist murdered in Andaman island, 7 people arrested

An American visiting one of the islands in India's remote cluster of Andaman and Nicobar has been killed by a group of hunter-gatherers who live there isolated from the outside world, two police officials said on Wednesday. Police have launched a murder investigation, but the Sentinelese can not be prosecuted. Andaman Sheekha , a local newspaper in Andaman island, claimed Sentinelese tribe to be behind the incident.

World Trump Raised Notion Of Prosecuting Clinton, Comey With Justice Officials
Author: 0 Trump Raised Notion Of Prosecuting Clinton, Comey With Justice Officials

Dean himself said, "If I had to channel a little of Richard Nixon , I think he'd tell this president he's going too far. This is what an autocrat does", Dean said on CNN on Tuesday night. And it leaves anyone on the outside wondering what other potential disasters top officials like McGahn, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and current Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein might have prevented.

World Spain threatens to oppose Brexit deal over Gibraltar veto
Author: 0 Spain threatens to oppose Brexit deal over Gibraltar veto

Throughout the Brexit negotiations, Spain - along with Ireland and Cyprus - has conducted separate talks with the United Kingdom about specific border issues. Gibraltar's chief minister Fabian Picardo said: "It's no surprise that we are seeing the Spanish government raise issues at the last minute". Spain ramped up Brexit tensions today by jibing that the United Kingdom will "split apart before we do".