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Global Destruction in Khan Younis after Israeli operation
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who has been in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the end of WWI along with other world leaders, cut his visit short to head back home. Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the operation was "not meant to kill or abduct terrorists but to strengthen Israeli security".

Global 3 car bombs explode in front of hotel in Somalia's capital
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But Bashir Hassan Farah, another ambulance medic, later said he saw 20 dead bodies, a lot of them civilians. Mohamed Osman Abas, director of Darul Shifa hospital, said 26 critically wounded people were being treated at that facility from the three vehicle bomb explosions and gunfire that rocked the city Friday.

Global Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting A.G. Matt Whitaker
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Trump has not said whom he will nominate to permanently replace Sessions. The Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution states that some senior government officials, known as "principal officers", must be confirmed by the Senate. "He was always extremely highly thought of, and he still is". He also called Whitaker "a very highly respected man". The White House doesn't release lists of visitors.

Global Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general
Author: 0 Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general

Whitaker has been a vocal critic of the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , so it stands to reason that Whitaker might influence the Mueller's investigation in a manner that that would be politically beneficial to the White House .

Global Trump condemned for cancelling France cemetery visit due to weather
Author: 0 Trump condemned for cancelling France cemetery visit due to weather

The president of France , Emmanuel Macron , recently sat down with CNN's Fareed Zakaria for an interview that aired this Saturday. French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting some 70 world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the armistice that brought an end to World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

Global Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare
Author: 0 Woman charged over Australia strawberry needle scare

On Monday, police said they had charged the woman, identified as My Ut Trinh in court lists, with seven cases of contamination, the first charges laid in the case. September 9 - Brisbane man rushed to hospital after eating punnet of strawberries containing needle. Authorities in all six of the country's states were investigating the tampering that has led to needles or pins being found in strawberries, apples and bananas.

Global Donald Trump threatens to cut funding for those fighting California wildfires
Author: 0 Donald Trump threatens to cut funding for those fighting California wildfires

Two arrests were also made for looting in Ventura County . Maclean said no details were immediately available about the circumstances of the deaths and that the bodies' badly burned condition would make identification hard. He said rising temperatures and longer spells of dry weather were behind an increase in not only the number of wildfires but their ferocity as well. A group of Cal Fire firefighters monitor ambers from a toppled wall while battling the Camp Fire in Paradise on Friday.

Global Is democracy in Sri Lanka in danger?
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Speaking to The Wire , Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kuamar Dissanayake said the announcement of a snap poll is unacceptable primarily because it violates the 19th Amendment to the constitution and second, if the desired result is not achieved, there is the threat of the president taking further undemocratic steps, causing extensive political instability.

Global Former Kenyan Refugee, Ilhan Omar Wins in US Elections in Minnesota
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Ilhan Omar , a Somali-American Democrat who ran for the House in Minnesota, will join Tlaib in Congress. "But really I am not going from a first to another first", Omar said in an interview with The Associated Press . Sending her best wishes to Tlaib on the shared historic achievement, Omar wrote on Twitter: "Congratulations to my sister @ RashidaTlaib on your victory!" Because Democrats will have more money, staff, and political leverage over congressional committees, increased ...

Global Fly Jamaica Airways Plane En Route To Toronto Crash Lands In Guyana
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All Canadian passengers aboard a Toronto-bound flight with a mechanical problem escaped injury when their plane skidded off the runway at Guyana's main worldwide airport, federal officials said Friday. Boeing said it was looking into the incident. According to reports, six passengers were injured when a Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 was forced to make an emergency landing at Guyana's Cheddi Jagan Airport.

Global 5 dead in California wildfires, Malibu evacuated
Author: 0 5 dead in California wildfires, Malibu evacuated

The fire rapidly climbed into the Santa Monica Mountains and raced toward the coast. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken Pimlott said Friday firefighters are focused on saving lives and are still rescuing people from fires.

Global Watch China's 'AI News Anchor' Make an Eerie Debut
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The AI anchor, which made its debut at the fifth World Internet Conference that was recently held in Zhejiang, was modeled after a real-life news anchor for Xinhua , Zhang Zhao, according to the video. "Reading between the lines, that would suggest there's potential for the AI news readers to push their human counterparts out of their jobs", claimed the Inquirer's Roland Moore-Colyer.

Global Oil tanker & Norwegian Navy frigate ‘collide’ off country’s coast, 7 reported injured
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The incident was reported to the Accident Investigation Board (AIBN), which said on its website that it would conduct an investigation in collaboration with the Defence Accident Investigation Board Norway (DAIBN). Navy's Aegis Combat System, using a scaled-down version of the same radar used by the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. "The armed forces is now reviewing all the means available in the region to assist the KNM Helge Ingstad ", Lieutenant Colonel Ivar Moen said.

Global Mike Pompeo delays talks with senior North Koreans
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo delays talks with senior North Koreans

The meeting, scheduled for this week in NY, she said, "will reconvene when our respective schedules permit". The State Department had earlier confirmed that Pompeo would meet Kim Yong Chol, a close aide of Kim, in NY to discuss progress toward a denuclearisation pact and to arrange a second summit following the historic talks between Trump and Kim in June.

Global Florida votes to restore felons' voting rights
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Since 2011, Scott has restored voting rights to just over 3,000 people . Florida is one of four states that permanently strips felons of their voting rights. Amendment 4 earned 64 percent of the vote, the Pensacola News Journal reports. "This is an issue that transcends rural-urban-suburban divide". In February, a federal judge ruled the state's policy requiring felons to petition the government to have their voting rights restored was unconstitutional because it was lengthy, ...

Global White House suspends CNN reporter after confrontation
Author: 0 White House suspends CNN reporter after confrontation

He asked Trump why he has characterised it as an invasion. Acosta stood back up and began mentioning, without a microphone, the explosive devices that were recently sent to CNN and some of the president's political opponents. According to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , Acosta's access was revoked as the result of an incident that took place during Trump's post-midterms press conference Wednesday afternoon.

Author: 0 Australian police say several people stabbed in Melbourne; man arrested

Just after 5.20pm (local time), a body was seen lying under a white sheet on Bourke Street, near the entrance to Russell Place. As police officers reached the scene they were confronted by a knife-wielding man who tried to attack them. A vehicle is on fire as police confront the man in Bourke Street, Melbourne , on Friday afternoon. A Melbourne-based reporter tweeted that nearby buildings were placed on lockdown by the police following the incident.

Global Infernal wildfire visible from space sends California residents fleeing (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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Over 30,000 residents of Paradise, Butte Creek, and Magalia were ordered to evacuate, as were local hospitals, schools, and a retirement home. The whole hill's on fire. It's the second time Hall has fled a California fire, she said. It's very surreal. Things always work out, but the unknown is a little scary. En route to her sister's house in Chico, she told CNN she didn't have high hopes that her home survived.

Global Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement
Author: 0 Trump ousts U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announces interim replacement

A furious US President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired his attorney general Jeff Sessions and threatened to retaliate with a "warlike posture" against the new Democratic House majority if it uses its subpoena power to launch investigations into his administration, signaling a precipitous deterioration in the domestic politics of the world's leading democracy.

Global Midterms Speed Read: All You Need to Know About Tuesday's Vote
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Mr Trump is playing on numerous themes that dominated Australia's Tampa election in 2001 when John Howard campaigned on stopping the boats. "Everything matters and everything's at stake", Schriock said. With a number of districts where the Democrats hope to make gains, experts say the gubernatorial campaign by Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a black Democrat, has helped to mobilize young and minority voices.

Global Arizona Election Results: Arizona Senate
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The picture was brighter for the state's Democrats in Congress, where Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick was elected to the Tucson-area swing district seat vacated by McSally and Democrats held all their other four seats, giving them a majority of the state's nine-member U.S.

Global Resigned to House loss, Trump still sees midterms success
Author: 0 Resigned to House loss, Trump still sees midterms success

Fox News resisted Monday when the Trump campaign had advertised to its followers that Hannity would appear as a "special guest" at the Missouri rally, saying Hannity was only there to cover the event. Voters were having their say as Mr Trump faced the first U.S. national election of his presidency against a Democratic party hoping to turn the page on a stunning defeat in 2016.

Global Possible mass shooting at bar in Thousand Oaks, California
Author: 0 Possible mass shooting at bar in Thousand Oaks, California

Police have described it as a "mass casualty incident" and helicopters are swirling overhead. Authorities did not confirm if a suspect had been taken into custody. Kuredjian said at around 0915 GMT (5pm Singapore time) that the shooter was still confined inside the premises, adding that he did not know if he had been subdued or shot.

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