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Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women

Groping suspect says Trump said it was OK to grab women The woman then stood up and told Alexander she did not understand how he could think that was OK and he needed to stop. The complaint, filed Monday, alleges that Alexander "made abusive sexual contact " with a female passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Texas to New Mexico "by touching the passenger's breast, without their permission". [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract

Justin Trudeau signals Canada could freeze Saudi arms export contract Erdogan told the Turkish parliament it was clear it was a premeditated and meticulously planned political assassination, where Saudi officials began plotting against Khashoggi in late September, days ahead of his disappearance after he entered the consulate in Istanbul on October 2. [Full Article...]

Saudi King And Crown Prince Meet With Family Of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi King And Crown Prince Meet With Family Of Jamal Khashoggi Turkish officials told CNN that Saudi officials may have scrapped that plan after the Turkish government claimed to have proof that Khashoggi had been killed inside the embassy. . "Who are these people receiving orders from?" It is a step that President Donald Trump has signaled his opposition to, citing the value of United States arms exports to the kingdom. [Full Article...]

Monkey gang kill man, 72, with bricks in shocking attack

Monkey gang kill man, 72, with bricks in shocking attack According to reports, the deceased was collecting pieces of dry wood in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh before his attackers killed him. Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh told news agency PTI that the 70-year-old was sleeping near a stack of bricks when some monkeys came and started jumped on it. [Full Article...]

Duchess Meghan Markle Cradles Her Baby Bump at Fiji State Dinner

Duchess Meghan Markle Cradles Her Baby Bump at Fiji State Dinner Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were in Fraser Island yesterday for one day only. The Duchess is now touring the country and is expected to visit New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji in the coming weeks with her husband, Prince Harry . It's understood she's not feeling sick but has been feeling exhausted. "I think he was blown away. the size of the timbers we took him to, the beauty of the lakes... [Full Article...]

Brexit deal 95% done says Theresa May

Brexit deal 95% done says Theresa May The vicious attacks marked the start of what is expected to be a tough week for the prime minister, with some observers speculating that the number of MPs calling for her removal may reach the 48 figure which would trigger a vote of no confidence. [Full Article...]

FBI launch investigation after EXPLOSIVE DEVICE found near home of George Soros

FBI launch investigation after EXPLOSIVE DEVICE found near home of George Soros An employee at the home in Katonah, New York , opened the package, revealing what appeared to be an explosive device. Officials say that police received a call about a suspicious package at about 15:45 local time (20:45 GMT). A police bomb squad blew it up, and the FBI's anti-terrorism unit is now investigating. Mr Soros has also become a political target worldwide for nationalists and popu... [Full Article...]

US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

US warships sail through Taiwan Strait This rare move comes at a time of heightened tensions between the two military powers and is likely to anger Beijing despite it being within the bounds of global law. China views Taiwan as a wayward province and has been ramping up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the island. In response, the US sent two aircraft carrier groups through the Taiwan Strait. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says USA will build up its nuclear arsenal

Donald Trump says USA will build up its nuclear arsenal Prabir Prukayastha, editor-in chief, Newsclick, discusses with D. Raghunandan, the implications of Trump's withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The European Union called the INF treaty "a pillar of European security architecture" that had resulted in the destruction of nearly 3,000 nuclear and conventional warheads and continued to play an important non-proliferation role. [Full Article...]

DC Bible Museum pulls fake Dead Sea scrolls

DC Bible Museum pulls fake Dead Sea scrolls The museum established by the Green family of Oklahoma, who own US craft-store chain Hobby Lobby, funded research over the past two years into whether its 16 Dead Sea Scroll fragments were genuine. "The Greens are good people, and they wanted to find important artifacts to study, but the situation may end up hurting some of the scholars and students they wanted to help", she said in November. [Full Article...]

PA says to continue sit-in at Bedouin village at risk of demolition

PA says to continue sit-in at Bedouin village at risk of demolition Kahn says that Netanyahu may have delayed the demolition in order to entertain a proposal presented by the Bedouin to move their outpost a few hundred meters from the road. "I think the worldwide pressure, particularly from the European Union, and the clear warning from the [International Criminal Court] that the removal of this West Bank hamlet amounts to a war crime prompted the new Israeli de... [Full Article...]

DeSantis wins tense Florida gubernatorial debate against Gillum, Trump claims

DeSantis wins tense Florida gubernatorial debate against Gillum, Trump claims However, among those who say they have already voted, DeSantis is at 49 percent, while Gillum is at 45 percent. While Gillum criticized the president, he said he would be happy to work with him to bring money to Florida for needed projects. [Full Article...]

Trump speaks at 'Make America Great Again' rally in Houston

Trump speaks at 'Make America Great Again' rally in Houston That's a far cry from Trump's derision of Cruz as " Lyin' Ted " during the 2016 primaries, when the two traded unusually harsh words for each other. Cruz, working to fend off El Paso Rep. Trump has turned away from that issue during rallies, instead focusing on his accomplishments as President and warning his supporters that Democratic gains in Congress would spell disaster for the country. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael victims need your help

Hurricane Michael victims need your help Putnam called the damage a "catastrophic loss to the forest industry". Timber operations in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla and Washington counties sustained losses, including damage to pulp mills and sawmills, according to the Florida Forest Service, which is under Putnam. [Full Article...]

China set to open world’s longest sea bridge to Hong Kong & Macau

China set to open world’s longest sea bridge to Hong Kong & Macau It cost NZ$27.7 billion to build. The incredible bridge links Hong Kong's Lantau island to Zhuhai on the southern coast of Guangdong province and Macau, a popular tourist destination for Chinese visitors. But those shipping lanes also pass next to Hong Kong International Airport - and the bridge's height could have posed a safety threat in that area. [Full Article...]

NYPD pulls thousands of body cameras after one caught fire, exploded

NYPD pulls thousands of body cameras after one caught fire, exploded Officers wearing the Vievu model LE-4 camera will continue to use them. The NYPD confirmed to CNN that for the meantime, those officers will not be equipped with body cameras. The Staten Island officer was on duty around midnight Sunday when the Vievu LE-5 camera started to smoke, the department wrote. But the use of body cameras has been a sensitive issue with the union for years. [Full Article...]

Trump administration to narrow definition of gender, threatening transgender protections?

Trump administration to narrow definition of gender, threatening transgender protections? Changing definitions under which government agencies operate does not summarily "render 1.4 million transgendered people legally nonexistent", particularly given that, until a few months ago, gender and sex was, in fact, determined by biological traits identifiable by or before birth. [Full Article...]

New clues from 911 call emerge in case of missing Wisconsin girl

New clues from 911 call emerge in case of missing Wisconsin girl No license plate numbers were given. An Amber Alert was issued for her Monday, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has added her to its online list of kidnapped or missing people . Authorities at the home of James and Denise Closs, found dead on Monday in Barron, Wisconsin. A 911 call was placed from Denise Closs's cellphone. A responding officer arrived to find "the door has been kicked ... [Full Article...]

Campaigning before Brazil runoff vote marred by violence

Campaigning before Brazil runoff vote marred by violence The day before, WhatsApp said it had banned hundreds of thousands of accounts during the election period, with spam detection technology spotting accounts engaged in automated "bot" behaviour. The app is owned by Facebook , which is under scrutiny after revelations of organized abuse of social media in 2016 to sway public opinion in the USA presidential election and the Brexit referendum in B... [Full Article...]

EU’s Barnier says Irish border issue could lead to failure

EU’s Barnier says Irish border issue could lead to failure This week's council summit ended with both sides failing to agree a way forward to unblock the talks, but the Prime Minister has made a political gamble by suggesting to extend the transition period after Britain's official exit day. Asked whether the deadlock on the Irish border could lead to the collapse of the Brexit negotiations , Barnier said: "My answer is yes". A month after May's last m... [Full Article...]


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