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Trump Says Anybody Voting Democrat ‘Is Crazy’ At Arizona Rally
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:50:10 -0400

Trump Says Anybody Voting Democrat ‘Is Crazy’ At Arizona RallyPresident Donald Trump declared that anyone voting for Democrats in the 2018


Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: Report
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:32:14 -0400

Saudis Used Mole At Twitter To Track Dissidents For Troll Farm: ReportThe Saudi government apparently groomed a mole inside Twitter to keep tabs on


Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:44:53 -0400

Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern MexicoThe migrants pose a tough challenge to the Mexican government's pledge to stop the illegal travelers' plans to press ahead to the U.S. border. More than 5,100 migrants have been registered in three shelters in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, while another 2,000 had camped out for the night in the town's central square, said Gerardo Hernandez, head of the local government's emergency services. "So far, they're all peaceful, thank God." In a statement on Saturday night, Mexico's federal government said "nearly 900 migrants" had arrived by unauthorized means, while 640 had been processed after being allowed to cross into the country via the international border crossing on the Suchite River that divides Guatemala from Mexico.


Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementia
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:13:04 -0400

Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementiaCENTRAL ISLIP, New York (AP) — A man charged with threatening to kill U.S. senators over Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation has dementia and isn't dangerous, his lawyer said as the 74-year-old was ordered held without bail.


Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza: statement
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:25:40 -0400

Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza: statementIsrael ordered the country's goods and people border crossings with Gaza to be opened on Sunday, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. "The decision comes after a decrease in the violent events in Gaza over the weekend and efforts (militant Islamist Gaza rulers) Hamas made to restrain" demonstrators, a statement from Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman office read. On Wednesday, Lieberman had ordered the closure of the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and the Erez crossing for people, after a rocket from the Palestinian territory hit a home in southern Israel, prompting the Jewish state to strike 20 Hamas targets in Gaza.


Israel delays eviction of West Bank Bedouin village
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:44:16 -0400

Israel delays eviction of West Bank Bedouin villageIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed the forced eviction of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, a government official said. The fate of Khan al-Ahmar has drawn international concern after Israel said it planned to raze the village, a ramshackle camp housing 180 residents. Its residents, backed by foreign activists who have gathered at the site, have been waiting for bulldozers to move in at any time after an Oct. 1 deadline from Israel for the villagers to demolish their own homes expired.


Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workers
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:19:53 -0400

Ex-India state official: Most train victims migrant workersNEW DELHI (AP) — Most of the casualties in a train disaster that killed dozens of people in northern India were migrant workers, a former state government official said Saturday.


F/A-18E/F Super Hornet: A Killer in the Sky (So Why Aren't They Selling?)
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:04:00 -0400

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet: A Killer in the Sky (So Why Aren't They Selling?)A good question.


Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:43:36 -0400

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancersFor the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects.


Trump will lead rally for Cruz, keeping hatchet buried
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 15:32:03 -0400

Trump will lead rally for Cruz, keeping hatchet buriedThe president’s visit is also likely to invoke memories of the bitter 2016 primary fight between Cruz and Trump, one of the ugliest campaigns in recent memory.


Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body is
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:00:49 -0400

Saudis say 'don't know where' Khashoggi's body isSpeaking in an interview on Fox News, Jubeir said the Saudi leadership initially believed Khashoggi had left its diplomatic mission in Istanbul, where he was last seen on October 2. "The individuals who did this, did this outside the scope of their authority.


Matt Gutman: Caravan is a 'mass of humanity' heading toward U.S. border
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:22:35 -0400

Matt Gutman: Caravan is a 'mass of humanity' heading toward U.S. borderABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman reports from the Mexico-Guatemala border where hundreds of migrants are trying to move toward the United States.


Selma Blair Reveals She Has Multiple Sclerosis
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:39:12 -0400

Selma Blair Reveals She Has Multiple SclerosisActress Selma Blair revealed to her Instagram followers Saturday that she has


Train derails in Taiwan
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:47:58 -0400

Train derails in TaiwanAt least 22 people were killed and 171 others injured on Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said. The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei in the north toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan’s southeast coast, when it went off the tracks at 4:50 p.m., the Taiwan central government said in a statement. The National Fire Agency cited the Cabinet spokesman’s office as saying 22 people were killed and 171 injured in the disaster.


Poland's local vote result a good sign for PiS: party chief Kaczynski
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:29:33 -0400

Poland's local vote result a good sign for PiS: party chief KaczynskiWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's regional elections on Sunday bode well for the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party during a parliamentary vote next year, PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said. "We have won ... and this bodes well when it comes to the future, especially for the parliamentary election," Kaczynski said on Sunday after exit poll showed PiS had scored 32.3 percent in the vote for provincial assembly members. (Reporting by Warsaw Newsroom)


The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slaying
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:59:50 -0400

The Latest: 2 suspects charged in Georgia officer's slayingSNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer (all times local):


Special police force deployed in Nigerian state of Kaduna: Buhari on Twitter
Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:46:26 -0400

Special police force deployed in Nigerian state of Kaduna: Buhari on TwitterA special police force has been deployed to flashpoints in the northern state of Kaduna on Sunday in the wake of communal violence over the last few days that has killed 55 people, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Twitter. The Kaduna state government imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sunday after violence broke out on the streets of the state's capital city, also called Kaduna.


Midterm election glossary: The terms you need to know to understand American politics
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:47:04 -0400

Midterm election glossary: The terms you need to know to understand American politicsWith the 2018 midterm elections just over two weeks away, the casual reader may be coming across some strange terms in the American political lexicon. For anyone confused by reports on the battle between Democrats and Republicans to control Congress, The Independent has compiled a handy list of some common terms. Battleground State: A state is considered a battleground state if its electorate is split relatively evenly between Republicans and Democrats, making state-wide races especially competitive and hard to predict.


The Nevada Senate Race Was Supposed To Be Easier For Democrats. It's Still Up For Grabs.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:47:10 -0400

The Nevada Senate Race Was Supposed To Be Easier For Democrats. It's Still Up For Grabs.LAS VEGAS ― It seemed like there was every indication Dean Heller was toast


Saudi to host 'Davos in desert' despite outcry over slain journalist
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:33:40 -0400

Saudi to host 'Davos in desert' despite outcry over slain journalistSaudi Arabia will host a key investment summit on Tuesday, overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. Just ahead of the three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII), dubbed "Davos in the desert", the kingdom sought to defuse the crisis with an about-face admission on Saturday that the journalist died in its consulate in Istanbul. Dozens of executives -- from bankers JP Morgan to carmaker Ford and ride-hailing app Uber -- scrapped plans to attend.



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