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Eyeless Congressional Candidate Isn’t Thrilled With Pete Davidson’s SNL Jokes Eyeless Congressional Candidate Isn’t Thrilled With Pete Davidson’s SNL Jokes
- November 05, 2018

Surgeries restored sight in his left eye. Crenshaw is a retired lieutenant commander who had a 10-year career in the Navy SEALs. A congressional candidate in Texas was mocked over his appearance during a segment on " Saturday Night Live ". (more...)
Saudi Arabia frees Prince Khaled bin Talal after months of detention Saudi Arabia frees Prince Khaled bin Talal after months of detention
- November 05, 2018

Saudi billionaire businessman al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has come out in defense of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the wake of his brother's release from jail amid an worldwide outrage over the last month assassination of a dissident journalist in Turkey. (more...)
Nun who lost Philippines deportation battle returns to Australia Nun who lost Philippines deportation battle returns to Australia
- November 05, 2018

Speaking inside the airport's terminal, Sister Patricia Anne Fox said the human rights abuses in the Philippines are increasing, "it's a reign of terror and tyranny". you nuns". Mr Duterte said remarks she made criticising the government had constituted a violation of sovereignty. Fox had been arrested briefly on charges of violating her visa's terms against activism in the Philippines, and the slow turning wheels of the country's bureaucracy began moving to strip her of her papers. (more...)
One dead after two light planes collide mid-air over Ottawa One dead after two light planes collide mid-air over Ottawa
- November 05, 2018

Paramedics are on the scene, and the Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating. Deschamps said no one in the other plane was reported to have injuries. Emergency crews at Ottawa airport. A plane landed safely after a mid-air collision with another plane near Carp airport. Police have closed a section of McGee Side Road between the westbound off ramp of Highway 417 and William Mooney Road. (more...)
Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump Can Go Forward, Judge Says Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump Can Go Forward, Judge Says
- November 04, 2018

In the president's Motion to Dismiss, he claims emoluments, as prohibited under the Constitution, would have to be "payments for his services as President". A clue as to what they may request can be found in the preservation subpoenas they filed more than a year ago with 23 Trump-related entities, including The Donald J. (more...)
CNN Fails To Report Key Details On Alleged Anti-Semite Who Vandalized Synagogue CNN Fails To Report Key Details On Alleged Anti-Semite Who Vandalized Synagogue
- November 04, 2018

A NY man was arrested and charged with hate crimes Friday night after anti-Semitic messages were found in a temple, police said . At the Union Temple of Brooklyn, police are investigating how a man somehow snuck into the temple Thursday night and used a black marker to scribble various anti-Semitic words and statements through the building. (more...)
Saudi prince freed from detention amid pressure over Khashoggi murder
- November 04, 2018

The release of Prince Khalid bin Talal, brother of billionaire Prince AlWaleed bin Talal, was confirmed by at least three relatives, as Riyadh now appears gathering internal royal family support to defuse crisis sparked by Jamal Khashoggi's murder. (more...)
Egyptian security forces kill 19 militants in desert shootout Egyptian security forces kill 19 militants in desert shootout
- November 04, 2018

On Sunday, Pope Francis said he was pained over the attack on the pilgrims. The ministry published photos of bloodied bodies with their faces concealed and assault rifles and shotguns lying beside them. "I pray for the victims, pilgrims killed just because they were Christian", he added. Some 28 people were killed. Addressing a meeting of youths in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, el-Sissi on Sunday sought to send out a message of reconciliation. (more...)
Netanyahu hits out at 'hostile' European Union ahead of Bulgaria trip Netanyahu hits out at 'hostile' European Union ahead of Bulgaria trip
- November 04, 2018

That's causing difficulties for the USA and Israel, which have embraced the ambitious 33-year-old as central to their efforts to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East. In addition to Saudi Arabia, Israel has been cultivating ties with other Gulf states. The Israeli PM also said Friday that his invitation to a sitdown with four Balkan leaders was a sign of Israel's improved global standing. (more...)
Bahrain court overturns acquittal of opposition leaders Bahrain court overturns acquittal of opposition leaders
- November 04, 2018

Bahrain's public prosecutor had appealed a court ruling that acquitted the three senior leaders last June in a rare win for opposition figures who say they have been targeted by prosecutors for their political views. Bahrain, one of Saudi Arabia's closest allies in the Gulf, imposed a boycott on Qatar a year ago, accusing it of supporting terrorism and backing the Muslim Brotherhood. (more...)
Melania Trump's Cairo hotel stay cost the USA government $95000 Melania Trump's Cairo hotel stay cost the USA government $95000
- November 04, 2018

Federal records, however, state that the Cairo hotel was paid $95,000 on September 30, reports Quartz . The hotel's presidential suite can be rented for $699, which includes $156.50 in taxes, per the property's Web site. While in Egypt, she was pressed by a reporter about her decision to wear a Zara jacket emblazoned with the words 'I really don't care, do u?' to meet young migrant children separated from their families. (more...)
First exit polls suggest New Caledonia will remain a French territory First exit polls suggest New Caledonia will remain a French territory
- November 04, 2018

France's far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party jumped ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's LREM for the first time in a poll of voting intentions for May 2019 European Parliament elections. Voters turned out in exceptional numbers Sunday for an independence referendum in the South Pacific territory of New Caledonia, with early results suggesting that voters favored keeping ties with France. (more...)
Mexico: Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Ban Mexico: Supreme Court Strikes Down Marijuana Ban
- November 04, 2018

The ruling added that it did not authorize individuals to commercialize marijuana or use other narcotics and that the right to recreation is not absolute-the government can still regulate how people use marijuana. The rulings come after years of strategic litigation by Mexican drug policy activists starting in 2015. In ruling for the plaintiffs, the court cited the right to "free development of the personality", enshrined in Article 19 of the Mexican Constitution . (more...)
Former President Obama speaks at rally for Florida Democrats on November 2 Former President Obama speaks at rally for Florida Democrats on November 2
- November 04, 2018

The President also criticized Andrew Gillum , the Democratic Party's candidate for the post of Florida Governor, for seeking to abolish the federal agency, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which he said was "full of patriots" who arrested 127,000 illegal immigrants past year. (more...)
Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil
- November 04, 2018

The Tamil National Alliance's announcement comes as divergent political parties in Parliament try to thwart Mahinda Rajapaksa from strengthening his position as prime minister . "In the past four years, there was a space for Tamils to protest and to register their voices". Human rights activists agree. "Rajapaksa is known only for two things, the brutal quelling of the Tamil insurgency and outright support to China in a manner that goes against the interest of the country and negates ... (more...)
Saudi-led coalition intercepts missile towards border city Saudi-led coalition intercepts missile towards border city
- November 04, 2018

In his comments to the media, Guterres also called for an increase in foreign aid and for "food, fuel and other essentials" to be allowed to enter Yemen "without restrictions" in order to alleviate the suffering endured by the 22 million Yemenis deemed by the United Nations to be in need of humanitarian assistance. (more...)
New Caledonia votes on independence from France
- November 04, 2018

The territory's High Commissioner estimated that close to three-quarters of the territory's registered voters had cast ballots an hour before polls closed on Sunday evening, a far more robust turnout than in New Caledonia's provincial election in 2014. (more...)
At least 14 dead in NW China pile-up At least 14 dead in NW China pile-up
- November 04, 2018

It's understood a tower-crane truck lost control before ploughing into as many as 31 cars waiting at the Lanzhou South Toll Station about 7.20pm local time. Violations of traffic laws were blamed for almost 90 percent of accidents that caused deaths or injuries that year. The Gansu provincial authorities demanded an examination of unsafe sections of expressways across the province. (more...)
Eight children seriously injured after inflatable slide collapses Eight children seriously injured after inflatable slide collapses
- November 04, 2018

He said he saw victims being treated by medics, adding: "It was quite a horrendous sight to see". At first, Seacamb said it had treated six children but later confirmed the number was eight - although there is no official confirmation of their ages or their conditions. (more...)
Doubts cast on Lion Air’s plane fixed claim Doubts cast on Lion Air’s plane fixed claim
- November 04, 2018

Anto's family had chosen not to conduct an autopsy and asked for his remains to be buried immediately, Basarnas spokesman Yusuf Latif told Reuters by text message. The sea is only 30 m (98 ft) deep at the crash site but strong currents and nearby pipelines have hampered the search. "This afternoon, investigators from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau will arrive to help download the black box data", he said. (more...)
Michael Cohen Confirms What We Already Know: Trump Is Racist Michael Cohen Confirms What We Already Know: Trump Is Racist
- November 04, 2018

In one example, Cohen recalls telling Trump ahead of the 2016 election that the crowd at one of his rallies was nearly entirely white. Trump's reply: "That's because black people are too stupid to vote for me". During the heated finale of The Apprentice in 2004, which pitted Bill Rancic and Kwame Jackson against each other, Trump told Cohen why he couldn't pick Jackson, "There's no way I can let this black f-g win". (more...)
Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation
- November 04, 2018

There was no indication that the Republican party was given the same consideration as Democrats were in choosing Twitter accounts to be deleted from the social media platform. The DCCC was formed in response to the party's failure to respond to widespread false and negative information on social media about Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, Reuters reported. (more...)
Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia
- November 04, 2018

A top Abrams aide said both Kemp and Trump have contributed to a poisonous atmosphere, and that Kemp has been silent on previous racially loaded attacks on Abrams. They don't help. Just ask Hillary Clinton. "I'm here today because of the men and because of the women who were lynched, who were humiliated, who were discriminated against, who were suppressed, who were repressed and oppressed". (more...)
Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash
- November 04, 2018

The Girl Scouts were all wearing bright safety vests and were accompanied by several adults. Two of the girls and the woman were pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency medical personnel gather at the scene of a hit-and-run accident Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Lake Hallie, Wisconsin, that killed three girls and an adult. (more...)
Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms Barack Obama Slams Donald Trump's Policy Ahead of Midterms
- November 04, 2018

The president's re-election campaign released a new ad Friday that borrows liberally from an expletive-filled, anti-immigration video that was denounced as racist. "I like that. Nothing like simplicity", Mr Trump told supporters in Belgrade, Montana. "I said Joe, that doesn't count!" Casey Talbert, 30, said she voted for Machin when he ran in 2012 but is supporting Morrisey because "we need people who are going to support President Trump's agenda". (more...)

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