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New Satellite Images Show Hidden North Korea Missile Bases New Satellite Images Show Hidden North Korea Missile Bases
- November 13, 2018

The Centre for Strategic and International Strategic Studies (CSIS) report released on Monday argues that, despite talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang is reinforcing thirteen secret facilities that serve primarily to store nuclear weapons, reports Efe news. (more...)
Khashoggi audio makes apparent reference to Saudi Crown Prince, NYT reports Khashoggi audio makes apparent reference to Saudi Crown Prince, NYT reports
- November 13, 2018

Khashoggi , a respected Washington Post columnist and critic of Prince Mohammed, was killed by a team of men who flew from Riyadh to ambush him during a marriage paperwork appointment at the Saudi consulate building in Istanbul last month. (more...)
CNN files lawsuit against Trump administration, demands reinstatement of Acosta CNN files lawsuit against Trump administration, demands reinstatement of Acosta
- November 13, 2018

Mr Watson posted his defence on Twitter , saying: "Here's the video that proves I did not " doctor " or "speed up" the Acosta video, as some media outlets claim ". The revocation of Acosta's "hard pass" which provides access to the White House grounds is without any precedent in modern history. "It was done in retaliation for his challenging questions at today's press conference". (more...)
Asia Bibi: Canada in Talks With Pakistan Over Asylum Asia Bibi: Canada in Talks With Pakistan Over Asylum
- November 13, 2018

Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister, said on Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Mrs Bibi. The government has indicated it will bar her from traveling overseas. "It is a stance of the millions of Pakistani Muslims", TLP spokesman Ejaz Ashrafi told Reuters. (more...)
'Pathetic, inadequate' Trump criticised for cancelling WWI visit due to rain 'Pathetic, inadequate' Trump criticised for cancelling WWI visit due to rain
- November 13, 2018

Trump said on Twitter , "I suggested driving". The president was scheduled to pay tribute at a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau, about 85 km (50 miles) east of Paris , with his wife Melania. Trump made a number of blunders in Paris , including canceling a visit to an American military cemetery near Paris because it was raining. The military office then presents the recommendation to the White House in collaboration with the Secret Service. (more...)
Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe
- November 13, 2018

Corsi told Anna Schechter at NBC News that he was told he would be indicted, and that he expected it soon. Corsi worked with far-right conspiracy theorist and Washington bureau chief for Infowars , Alex Jones, and together they promoted the QAnon theory, according to which "Q" was a high-level government insider who was dropping hints regarding Trump's plan to expose a ring of pedophiles operating within the Democratic Party. (more...)
Barrage of rockets launched at Israel following botched Gaza operation Barrage of rockets launched at Israel following botched Gaza operation
- November 13, 2018

By early Tuesday, at least 300 rockets had been launched from Gaza , the Israeli military said , adding that up to 70 of them were intercepted by the anti-missile defense system Iron Dome. Hamas warned it would begin firing more long-range missiles towards the distant cities of Ashdod and Be'er Sheva if Israel continued its sorties. According to Palestinians, an Israeli special forces operative was rescued from the Hamas-ruled territory. (more...)
China's stealth fighter steals the show at Airshow China 2018 China's stealth fighter steals the show at Airshow China 2018
- November 13, 2018

The newspaper said two J-20 fighter jets opened their missile bay doors during a flypast on Monday, revealing that each jet had four missiles in its fuselage and one on either side of the aircraft. Over 150 domestic and foreign aircraft have participated in the biggest airshow of China. The CH-7 unmanned aerial vehicle also underscores China's growing competitiveness in the expanding global market for drones. (more...)
Bourke St driver James Gargasoulas found guilty of murder Bourke St driver James Gargasoulas found guilty of murder
- November 13, 2018

Jurors took less than an hour on Tuesday to find James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas guilty of all 33 charges against him, including six counts of murder and 27 counts of reckless conduct endangering life. "His callous actions on that day shattered the lives of the family and friends whose loved ones he stole", they said. "The families of the victims are grateful to all those whose hard work secured today's outcome, and for the ongoing support they have received during this difficult time". (more...)
UN nuclear watchdog says Iran abiding with 2015 deal limits UN nuclear watchdog says Iran abiding with 2015 deal limits
- November 13, 2018

The stock of Iran's low-enriched uranium was verified on November 4, the day before the latest round of US sanctions against Tehran came into force following Washington's withdrawal from the nuclear accord. However, this is still well within the limits set by the JCPOA. Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has called on the European Union to act "more independently" of the U.S., Iranian state media has reported. (more...)
White House: Cemetery motorcade would have disrupted roads
- November 13, 2018

Trump was scheduled to pay his respects at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belleau - about 60 miles from Pairs - alongside the First Lady Melania as part of ceremonies marking 100 years since the end of the First Word War. Macron, who will deliver a speech in front of the assembled dignitaries, will later host a peace forum at which German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives the opening address. (more...)
Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US Trump suggests France would have been defeated without US
- November 13, 2018

Macron's comments on Fareed Zakaria GPS were made after Trump, on a visit to Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the WWI armistice, criticized Macron via Twitter for proposing the creation of a " true European army ". Mr. Trump and Mr. Macron once shared a close friendship, which cooled after the American president ripped up the Iran nuclear deal and demanded better trade deals with Europe. (more...)
Faithful dog waits for 80 days by Chinese road where owner died Faithful dog waits for 80 days by Chinese road where owner died
- November 13, 2018

The state-owned China News Agency reported the dog in the city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, had been sitting by the guard rail in the middle of the road for nearly three months. According to reports, local charity Blue Hada is now reaching out to the dog owner's family. Many other loyal canines have made a name for themselves. (more...)
Merkel marks Nazi Merkel marks Nazi "Kristallnacht" against Jews with synagogue speech
- November 13, 2018

Twenty years after Germany's defeat in the First World War and five years after Adolf Hitler took power, state-driven anti-Semitism "made it possible for many Germans to live out long-held resentments, to live out hatred and violence", Merkel said. (more...)
Police officer accidentally kills security guard at bar Police officer accidentally kills security guard at bar
- November 13, 2018

Jemel Roberson and his nine-month-old son. While numerous fatal shootings involved police responding appropriately to actually risky situations, the probe highlights the serious and consistent failure of oversight in police killings in the IL county that includes Chicago. (more...)
'Shameful Betrayal': Amnesty Strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of Highest Honour 'Shameful Betrayal': Amnesty Strips Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi of Highest Honour
- November 13, 2018

Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over her "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the country's military against the Muslim-majority Rohingya . Although the civilian government does not have control over the military, Aung San Suu Kyi and her office have shielded the security forces from accountability by dismissing, downplaying or denying allegations of human rights violations and by obstructing worldwide investigations ... (more...)
California Wildfires: How to Help and Where to Donate California Wildfires: How to Help and Where to Donate
- November 13, 2018

Meanwhile, the Woolsey Fire burned down a portion of Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills known as "Western Town", where hundreds of movies and television shows, including HBO's " Westworld ", have been filmed, dating back to the 1920s. Thousands of people have evacuated with what little of their life's possession they could escape with. "We're somewhat devastated", Mr Bengston said. (more...)
A deeper look at Hannah Cornelius' killers and the mysterious fifth suspect A deeper look at Hannah Cornelius' killers and the mysterious fifth suspect
- November 13, 2018

Here is a final look at the case and the men who committed the crime that shocked South Africa. Vernon Witbooi‚ Geraldo Parsons and Eben van Niekerk each received two life sentences on Monday. They then drove her to a wine farm where they stabbed her to death. Another suspect, known only as "Kaffertjie", is believed to have participated in the rape and murder but was not arrested. (more...)
Heavy rain Tuesday, more rain Thursday and Friday with some snow possible Heavy rain Tuesday, more rain Thursday and Friday with some snow possible
- November 13, 2018

A rain/snow mix and snow is possible during the day tomorrow, but accumulation is low. Tuesday: Rain. Temperature falling to around 47 by 5pm. Tuesday , winds will shift to the north, bring in colder air. Chance of precipitation is 70%. A very slight chance of rain and snow arrives in the afternoon. Clouds will continue to increase this evening and overnight to mostly cloudy. (more...)
Australia terror attacker 'inspired by Islamic State' Australia terror attacker 'inspired by Islamic State'
- November 13, 2018

The Islamic community is being called on to help Australian authorities prevent further terrorist attacks after Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, who was known to intelligence agencies, crashed a vehicle full of gas cylinders in Melbourne's Bourke Street on Friday before fatally stabbing prominent Italian restaurateur Sisto Malaspina and injuring two others. (more...)
Lawsuits, accusations fly as Florida begins vote recount Lawsuits, accusations fly as Florida begins vote recount
- November 13, 2018

Last night, the outgoing governor and presumed victor of the US Senate seat filed lawsuits against Broward County demanding that the machines be impounded and controlled by law enforcement. "These words mean things these days", he said. Gadsden County was the first to complete its process, Republican attorneys said Sunday afternoon. Rick Scott's request for law enforcement to seize and monitor ballots and voting equipment has been shot down by a judge. (more...)
Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31 Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31
- November 13, 2018

Meanwhile, a landowner near where the blaze began, Betsy Ann Cowley, said she got an email from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. the day before the fire last week telling her that crews needed to come onto her property because the utility's power lines were causing sparks. (more...)
Four UK ministers on verge of quitting over Brexit Four UK ministers on verge of quitting over Brexit
- November 13, 2018

According to The Independent, British Prime Minister Theresa May has decided not to proceed with the emergency Monday meeting after resistance in her cabinet and in Brussels threatened to derail the path to an agreement. The unease centres on how the Irish backstop - a fallback arrangement to guarantee no new visible border checks - will work. Johnson, the pro-EU brother of Brexit-backing former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , called for a second referendum as he said May's handling of ... (more...)
World leaders mark 100 years since WWI World leaders mark 100 years since WWI
- November 13, 2018

The ceremony, to remember the millions who died in the war, including colonial troops fighting for European powers, had a deliberately global flavour. "They made a decision to do this at the G20 summit in Argentina", Peskov said . The question remains open whether the multilateralists can do that without USA leadership. (more...)
Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona Senate race Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona Senate race
- November 13, 2018

McSally lost her first race in Arizona's 2nd congressional district in 2012 when she was narrowly defeated by Democratic Rep. Ron Barber, who replaced Rep. Senator, defeating a Republican who opposes LGBTQ equality. The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count that dragged on for almost a week after voters went to the polls on November 6. (more...)

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