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Soldiers reportedly open fire again on Shiites in Nyanya, Abuja Soldiers reportedly open fire again on Shiites in Nyanya, Abuja
- November 01, 2018

Videos on Twitter show cars backed up on the road waiting for the commotion to be over. Shiites members during a protest in Abuja on October 30, 2018. It accused the army of using "excessive force" when trying to head off an alleged attempt to kill army chief Gen Tukur Buratai in Zaria, Kaduna state, in December 2015. (more...)
Saudi executes Indonesia maid who killed ‘abusive’ employer in self-defence Saudi executes Indonesia maid who killed ‘abusive’ employer in self-defence
- November 01, 2018

Ms Tursilawati, who was working in the city of Ta'if, was found guilty of killing her employer in June 2011. Saudi Arabia is facing renewed criticism after executing an Indonesian migrant worker without first telling the Indonesian Government. (more...)
Australia to remove all children from Nauru migrant detention camp
- November 01, 2018

Last week, the government said that number was down to 52. When Morrison took office in an internal government leadership ballot in August, there were 113 asylum seeker children on Nauru. Humanitarian medical professionals expelled from Nauru last month, Doctors Without Borders, said asylum seekers there had become suicidal and their children had lost hope. (more...)
Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic Hurricane Oscar swirls over western Atlantic
- November 01, 2018

The colder the cloud top, the stronger the uplift in the storm that helps thunderstorm development. MODIS imagery also showed that Oscar is a small storm. Forecasters have warned of heavy rain and gusts as Storm Adrian is expected to lash the southeast on Tuesday after causing floods in Italy and rainfall in the Alps. (more...)
WikiLeaks founder Assange's lawsuit over asylum conditions denied by Ecuador WikiLeaks founder Assange's lawsuit over asylum conditions denied by Ecuador
- November 01, 2018

During the meeting, Assange the phone said that these rules can be a sign that Ecuador wants to expel him from the Embassy. A judge in Ecuador has ruled against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , finding that stricter rules imposed on him - requiring him to clean up after his cat and pay for his internet bills - do not violate his human rights. (more...)
Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes
- November 01, 2018

According to army sources of the boys were "apparently" intent on "placing explosive devices" along the border between Israel and Gaza. The teens' families said none of them were involved with terrorist groups. The violence came to an end after Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian militant group that launched the rockets, said it had agreed to an Egyptian-brokered truce. (more...)
Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash Woman survives six days in Arizona desert after crash
- November 01, 2018

A woman has been rescued from the Arizona desert six days after a auto crash that left her vehicle suspended in a tree. The wreck, which was not visible from the road, wasn't discovered until October 18, when Arizona Department of Transportation workers and a local farmer were attempting to corral a cow along the highway. (more...)
Antarctic scientist 'stabbed colleague for ruining ending of books' Antarctic scientist 'stabbed colleague for ruining ending of books'
- November 01, 2018

It is believed to be the first time a man has been charged with attempted murder in Antarctica. Russian investigators are considering the possibility that the men became avid bookworms on their previous four-year posting to Russia's isolated Bellingshausen station in the South Shetland island group. (more...)
Australia still considering Israel embassy move: Scott Morrison Australia still considering Israel embassy move: Scott Morrison
- November 01, 2018

The former prime minister's appearance at the Our Ocean conference in Bali was not without controversy , but Turnbull's close relationship with Jokowi, whom he referred to as his "good friend", was seen as useful in repairing relations with Australia's northern neighbour. (more...)
Humans Wiping Out Wildlife at Breathtaking Rate — WWF Humans Wiping Out Wildlife at Breathtaking Rate — WWF
- November 01, 2018

And the news isn't good. Two previous reports , in 2014 and 2016, found wildlife population declines of 50 percent and 58 percent, respectively, since 1970. The report has also estimated that increased demand for land, water and energy over the past 50 years has increased humankind's global ecological footprint - a measure of consumption of natural resources - by over 190 per cent . (more...)
Turkey Threatens New Syria Operation as US Shunned at Summit Turkey Threatens New Syria Operation as US Shunned at Summit
- November 01, 2018

US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People's Protection Units fighters, drive their armored vehicles on April 28, 2017, near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah, on the border with Turkey. "Unilateral military strikes into northwest Syria by any party, particularly as American personnel may be present or in the vicinity, are of great concern to us", State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters on Wednesday. (more...)
Heidi Klum just revealed her 2018 Halloween costume Heidi Klum just revealed her 2018 Halloween costume
- November 01, 2018

From Jessica Rabbit, to Michael Jackson in Thriller , Miz Klum never disappoints... and this year is no exception! After teasing it all day with various photos and videos of her in the makeup chair, Klum finally revealed her take on Shrek character Princess Fiona, in all of her Ogre-ific glory. (more...)
Iran summons Danish envoy over alleged deadly Tehran plot Iran summons Danish envoy over alleged deadly Tehran plot
- November 01, 2018

On Oct. 21, an ethnically Iranian Norwegian citizen was arrested in Sweden in connection with this plot and was extradited to Denmark. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Denmark for arresting the "Iranian regime assassin", further calling on other European nations to follow suit and address what the US has been decrying since US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal. (more...)
Jimmy Carter wades into Georgia governor's race - 10/29/2018 4:01:45 AM Jimmy Carter wades into Georgia governor's race - 10/29/2018 4:01:45 AM
- November 01, 2018

Complicating the contest is that Ms Abrams's opponent, Brian Kemp , a Trump-backed Republican, is the Georgia secretary of state, whose office oversees elections. Abrams also has called for Kemp to step down from his post. Carter sidestepped that back-and-forth in his letter, mentioning only "the undeniable racial discrimination of the past" and a federal court's recent criticism of the touchscreen voting machines used in some Georgia counties. (more...)
‘Fight Club’ at St. Louis day care caught on camera ‘Fight Club’ at St. Louis day care caught on camera
- November 01, 2018

When the teachers did not stop the fighting in December, 2016, one of her older sons took a video of the incident on his iPad and sent it to his mother, Merseal's attorney, Jennifer Hansen, told ABC News . A statement on Wednesday cited poor judgment by the adult supervisors but "insufficient evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that any laws were violated". (more...)
Trump says birthright citizenship will be ended Trump says birthright citizenship will be ended
- November 01, 2018

Constitution. "For 150 years, without exception, it has been consistently interpreted to mean whoever is born here is an American citizen". "If you break our laws by entering this country without permission and give birth to a child, we reward that child with USA citizenship and guarantee a full access to all public and social services this society provides". (more...)
Oprah Winfrey to campaign for Stacey Abrams in Georgia Oprah Winfrey to campaign for Stacey Abrams in Georgia
- November 01, 2018

McCain then asked if Abrams would be rounding up AR-15s-literally taking them away from Georgians-if she were able to secure a ban. Appearing on ABC's " The View " with co-host Meghan McCain , Abrams addressed her stances on the Second Amendment using common left-wing tactics to downplay her views, which have earned her the support of the pro-gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety and an "F"-rating from the NRA". (more...)
Iranian foreign minister arrives in Pakistan to discuss missing border guards Iranian foreign minister arrives in Pakistan to discuss missing border guards
- November 01, 2018

Just days before the start of a second round of U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil sector, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confessed the sanctions would affect his country economically, but would not change Tehran's policies, warning Washington of the futility such actions. (more...)
Facebook banning far-right group Proud Boys, founder Gavin McInnes Facebook banning far-right group Proud Boys, founder Gavin McInnes
- November 01, 2018

Members of the group brawled with anti-fascist protesters following a speech by McInnes at a Manhattan Republican club on October 12, resulting in arrests of both Proud Boys' members and anti-fascists. Before the ban, the hate group had more than 35 regional and city and state subgroups which organizers used as recruitment tools , as well as several groups created to vet potential members. (more...)
Boy tests positive for meth after eating Halloween candy Boy tests positive for meth after eating Halloween candy
- October 31, 2018

Shortly after Braylen Carwell got home from trick-or-treating in Galion, Ohio, on Sunday, he says he started to shiver. The child was playing with fake teeth he received when his father said the boy starting "having a seizure of some sort", according to WBNS . (more...)
Trump Visits Site of Massacre of 11 Jewish Worshippers Trump Visits Site of Massacre of 11 Jewish Worshippers
- October 31, 2018

Thousands of mourners jammed a synagogue , a Jewish community center and a third, undisclosed site for the first in a weeklong series of funerals for victims of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in USA history. An aide to Ryan said he was not able to travel to Pittsburgh on such short notice. "Community leaders expressed to the governor that they did not feel it was appropriate for Trump to come, so the governor made a decision not to join him on his visit out of respect for the families ... (more...)
Secretary of State: After today, drop off ballots, don't mail them Secretary of State: After today, drop off ballots, don't mail them
- October 31, 2018

On Election Day, polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The ballot drop off station on Bannock Street in downtown Denver on Election Day 2017. Senate race. "In Colorado, we want to make it as easy as possible for people to vote". The majority of returns usually shift from the mail to the drop boxes on Election Day and the day before, he said. (more...)
Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board
- October 31, 2018

The crash happened in the western Farah province, which borders Iran. "The head of Farah provincial council and the 207 Zafar Corps deputy were also among those on board", the government's media center said in a statement. Separately, Afghan authorities confirmed a early morning suicide blast at the entrance of the country's largest prison in Kabul killed at least six people and wounded many more. (more...)
South Sudan's Riek Machar arrives in capital, first time since 2016 South Sudan's Riek Machar arrives in capital, first time since 2016
- October 31, 2018

Two years after gaining independence, South Sudan descended into civil war in December 2013 when Kiir accused his then-deputy, Machar, of plotting a coup. The latest peace deal has been met with skepticism by the global community, including the United States, Norway and the UK, the troika which ushered South Sudan into independence in 2011. (more...)
Khashoggi was strangled on entering consulate, says Turkey Khashoggi was strangled on entering consulate, says Turkey
- October 31, 2018

It recently acknowledged that Turkish evidence shows the killing was premeditated. "In such circumstances, the Saudi Arabian authorities are responsible for this". Trump has said Prince Mohammed bore ultimate responsibility for what happened to Khashoggi but has also cited Riyadh as a strong ally. Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 Saudi suspects detained in Saudi Arabia over the killing of Khashoggi . (more...)

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