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Migrant caravan: Mexican officials deny U.S. border deal

Migrant caravan: Mexican officials deny U.S. border deal Mexico's incoming leadership is denying a published report that it had agreed to a Trump administration proposal requiring asylum seekers arriving at the southwest border to wait in Mexico as US authorities consider their claims for safe haven. [Full Article...]

Protesters march after death of man who wasn’t mall shooter

Protesters march after death of man who wasn’t mall shooter However Bradford, " likely didn't fire the rounds", that struck an unidentified 18-year old man and an innocent 12-year old girl as initially suggested. Friends and family believe that Bradford Jr., the son of a police officer, was trying to intervene in the incident. But by Friday evening, that story changed when police released a new version of events saying the "initial media release was n... [Full Article...]

Chief justice criticises president’s remark on judges’ politics, Trump unmoved

Chief justice criticises president’s remark on judges’ politics, Trump unmoved Denise added: "I am confused". The chief justice of the Supreme Court responded to Trump's criticism of the court, insisting that there was an "independent judiciary" throughout the country. In that fight, Democrats put forward several individuals who alleged they were victims of sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh when he was a teenager. [Full Article...]

Leaving The European Union Will Break Up The United Kingdom

Leaving The European Union Will Break Up The United Kingdom Arriving for a special summit in Brussels on Sunday to vote on May's almost 600-page Withdrawal Agreement, which spells out the terms for Britain's exit on March 29, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it was a "sad day". [Full Article...]

Terrorist behind Chinese consulate attack were from Balochistan: CM Murad

Terrorist behind Chinese consulate attack were from Balochistan: CM Murad China, in a statement, condemned the attack and promised to protect Chinese citizens in Pakistan . The attack was claimed by the outlawed Baloch Liberation Army ( BLA ) which said it would not tolerate "any Chinese military expansionist endeavours on Baloch soil". [Full Article...]

Ugandan divers pull bodies from Lake Victoria boat accident

Ugandan divers pull bodies from Lake Victoria boat accident Kikongo said first responders were among the victims. Akiiki said the chances of finding any more survivors are diminishing after being in the waters for over 12 hours and counting. Among the dead are local fishermen who rushed to rescue people from the sinking ferry that was reportedly taking in water through a hole at the base after it was perforated by the tractor that was used to "push" the ... [Full Article...]

Walmart shooting suspect not expected to survive

Walmart shooting suspect not expected to survive He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition. Police say that the suspect left after shooting the victim, and then shot himself. Officials say the incident began as a domestic argument between the man and woman in the garden center at the Walmart. Her name hasn't been released, pending notification of family members. [Full Article...]

UAE spy row: Hopes of Matthew Hedges case resolution

UAE spy row: Hopes of Matthew Hedges case resolution The UAE's ambassador to London , Sulaiman Hamid Almazroui, said the government was considering the request, filed by Hedges' family, and hoped that an "amicable solution" could be reached. Despite the government's supposed concern, a United Kingdom trade minister, Baroness Rona Fairhead CBE, called for stronger post-Brexit trade links between the United Kingdom and UAE on November 14. [Full Article...]

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal

Associate of Trump confidant says he's mulling a plea deal The talks with Corsi - an associate of both President Trump and GOP operative Roger Stone - could bring Mueller's team closer to determining whether Trump or his advisers were linked to WikiLeaks' release of hacked Democratic emails in 2016, a key part of his long-running inquiry. [Full Article...]

Mexico's new government agrees to Trump's 'asylum waiting room' plan

Mexico's new government agrees to Trump's 'asylum waiting room' plan Trump has been seeking to block thousands of Central Americans traveling in caravans from entering the United States and has ordered that immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico are ineligible for asylum. Outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto has also sought to stem the flow of migrants north by offering jobs to them and has received backing from the private sector in his efforts. [Full Article...]

Taiwan's Tsai resigns as party chief after defeat in local elections

Taiwan's Tsai resigns as party chief after defeat in local elections However, Tsai later said she would ask Lai to stay on. Some traditionally pro-DPP groups said before the election that they wanted to punish the party as their businesses had taken a hit from cross-strait tensions. The Taipei mayoral seat is still to be announced. Beijing has denied the allegations. Fireworks released by supporters of Opposition Nationalist Kuomintang Party (KMT) Kaohsiung m... [Full Article...]

Leaning Tower of Pisa loses some of its tilt

Leaning Tower of Pisa loses some of its tilt The Italian icon, the Leaning Tower of Pisa , may soon lean no more - that's according to an annual study that shows the tower is standing more upright as time goes on. "It's as if it's had two centuries taken off its age ", said Prof Salvatore Settis, one of the experts. Officials in Pisa have also halved the number of visitors allowed to clamber to the top of the tower for a sweeping view of... [Full Article...]

At least 25 killed as bus falls into canal in Karnataka's Mandya

At least 25 killed as bus falls into canal in Karnataka's Mandya The 18-year-old bus (KA 19 A 5676) with 34 people, including the driver and the conductor, came hurtling down and fell into the canal that was around 40 ft away from the road when the steering rod broke and the driver lost control of the vehicle. [Full Article...]

Trump asks for transgender military ban from Supreme Court in rare move

Trump asks for transgender military ban from Supreme Court in rare move After the Trump administration asked the supreme court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon's policy of restricting military service by transgender people, critics said the request was likely only to complicate a deteriorating relationship between the president and the federal judiciary. [Full Article...]

Taliban deny involvement in Kabul bombing that killed 55

Taliban deny involvement in Kabul bombing that killed 55 A suicide bombing at a large gathering of Afghan clerics in Kabul has killed at least 43 people and wounded 83 others, officials say. Public health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said the attack took place as Muslims around the world celebrated the anniversary. [Full Article...]

Moroccan woman blended partner's body and served it to workers

Moroccan woman blended partner's body and served it to workers Police have not revealed the man's exact cause of death, but said his girlfriend served his remains in the traditional Emirati dish machboos to Pakistani workers. Since the man was missing, her brother came to her house to ask whether she had any contact with him. The incident, which reportedly happened on Friday, August 4, occurred during a disagreement between the couple. [Full Article...]

Explosions & shots reported near Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan

Explosions & shots reported near Chinese Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan Friday's attack, which has been claimed by the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), will also bring greater focus on the Baloch nationalism and calls for separation from Pakistan. It was not clear if the auto had exploded. At least one police officer was injured. An exchange of fire resulted "killing two of our constables and critically wounding another", senior local police official Javaid Alam Odho... [Full Article...]

Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62

Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62 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. "The appointment of Korobov's successor is up to the presidential decree", source close to the GRU administration told. For months, investigative reporters have pieced together evidence exp... [Full Article...]

Vast dust storm rains mud on Australian towns

Vast dust storm rains mud on Australian towns Air quality was rated as "poor" in Sydney by the state government's environment department, which said conditions were "unhealthy for sensitive people, and could cause symptoms, especially in people with heart or lung disease". She said it was still unknown how severe the storm in Sydney will be, but added she couldn't rule out a "major event" like the city's spectacular 2009 dust storm. [Full Article...]

Theresa May faces further battles to secure her Brexit deal

Theresa May faces further battles to secure her Brexit deal So that's it. After more than two years of talks, Prime Minister Theresa May has finally agreed a draft withdrawal agreement with the European Union (EU). The People's Vote campaign for a second referendum said Rudd had "torpedoed the PM's threat of no deal". It's a message aimed at anti-EU hardliners who are threatening to vote down her deal when it comes to Parliament next month, as they thi... [Full Article...]


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