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Woman Leaves Toddler On Stranger’s Doorstep

Woman Leaves Toddler On Stranger’s Doorstep Jaw-dropping video footage shows the moment a woman abandoned a toddler on a stranger's doorstep. She then rang the doorbell, knocked on the door and sprinted away, leaving the little boy standing clueless in front of the door. The homeowner opened the door, found the child and called 911. The incident was recorded on surveillance video. "Deputies canvassed the area in an attempt to find any... [Full Article...]

Powerful Afghan police chief killed in shooting at security meeting

Powerful Afghan police chief killed in shooting at security meeting The gunman killed the powerful Kandahar police chief and at least one other senior Afghan official but missed the top US commander in the country, Gen. The three Americans who were wounded and evacuated from the scene included a soldier, civilian and contractor. He had been a key figure in the USA strategy of securing the southern region against the Taliban. [Full Article...]

Pompeo Arrives In Turkey After Discussing Khashoggi Disappearance With Saudis

Pompeo Arrives In Turkey After Discussing Khashoggi Disappearance With Saudis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , left, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday. "It's bad, bad stuff". Danny Toma, a retired US foreign service officer, tells OneNewsNow the United States must tread carefully before directing accusing bin Salman. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh hopes Saudi-Turkey joint probe will remove Khashoggi ‘speculations’

Bangladesh hopes Saudi-Turkey joint probe will remove Khashoggi ‘speculations’ According to two sources, the Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was meant to lead to his abduction from Turkey. He offered no evidence to support his theory. Democratic lawmakers criticized the President for his comments after the call with King Salman . "Absolutely extraordinary they were abl... [Full Article...]

Missing writer sours Turkey-Saudi ties

Missing writer sours Turkey-Saudi ties SAUDI Arabia has issued a furious response to the West in the face of mounting global pressure over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist. Prince Khaled al-Faisal, a senior member of Saudi Arabia's ruling family and senior advisor to King Salman, has met Erdogan to discuss Khashoggi's disappearance, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters without providing details. [Full Article...]

13 dead in bombing at Crimea college

13 dead in bombing at Crimea college It was not immediately clear if the alleged attacker had detonated the explosive device. Explosives experts were inspecting the college building for other possible bombs, according to committee spokesman Andrei Przhezdomsky. Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, a move that was deemed illegal the European Union and U.S. and that triggered global sanctions. [Full Article...]

Trial starts on claim Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans

Trial starts on claim Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans Later that month, 16 highly selective universities including Columbia, Duke, Johns Hopkins and Stanford jointly filed an amicus brief with the federal district court in Boston in the Harvard lawsuit. Similarly, Fitzsimmons said that white students in states where Harvard attendance is sparse, such as Montana and Nevada, would receive a recruitment letter if they scored at least 1310 in the com... [Full Article...]

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) scored an own goal on Monday when she unleashed a study on her DNA test results to supposedly back her longstanding dubious claims of Native American heritage. Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr., who on October 15, 2018, cited U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's claim to Native American ancestry as "inappropriate and wrong". [Full Article...]

European Union calls for new proposals from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock

European Union calls for new proposals from Theresa May to break Brexit deadlock Instead, the matter could either be pushed back to December or - more dramatically - the European Union could use the November weekend to meet on preparations for a "no-deal" Brexit. "We must always be clear that while we want to avoid harshness, in the end the difference between a membership of the European Union and a partnership with the European Union as a third country must be made clear and ... [Full Article...]

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against President Trump

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation lawsuit against President Trump The tweet was deleted shortly after it was posted , according to The Contemptor . Kimmel read Trump's tweet: "Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump". Trump was making reference to the fact that a federal judge had earlier dismissed Daniels' defamation suit against the president. Bring everything you have, because we are going to demonstrate to the world what a compl... [Full Article...]

U.S. service member involved in Ukrainian Su-27 crash

U.S. service member involved in Ukrainian Su-27 crash The General Staff of Ukraine's armed forces said the two-seat Su-27UB went down in the Kmelnitskyi region. "We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available", the U.S. The Su-27UB jet was taking part in Clear Sky 2018, a joint military exercise with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members taking place October 8 through 19 in Western Ukraine. [Full Article...]

White Woman Calls Cops On Black Child For 'Touching Her Butt'

White Woman Calls Cops On Black Child For 'Touching Her Butt' However, her neighbors disputed that assertion, claiming that she has written "racial slurs" in chalk outside the building. "How can you be sexually assaulted by a 9-year-old child who was walking by?" "As far as I could tell from the way it felt on my butt, that's what had happened, "she said". [Full Article...]

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel

WWE Wrestlers Reportedly Don't Want To Travel To Work Crown Jewel As of this writing, WWE is still preparing to hold the Crown Jewel event. The Last Week Tonight host dedicated an entire segment to the wealthy middle eastern country, and the WWE's connection to the Kingdom was brought up. Then, Oliver took a look at the long and complicated history of the US relationship with Saudi Arabia as well as Trump's personal connections to the country and its rul... [Full Article...]

Cologne hostage taker ‘under control,’ one hostage with minor injuries

Cologne hostage taker ‘under control,’ one hostage with minor injuries A man who hurled a burning molotov cocktail then took a woman hostage at a major German railway station Monday may have acted with a "terrorist" motive, police said. Police could not confirm eye-witness reports that shots and explosions were heard. A woman held hostage by the perpetrator was only "lightly wounded", police tweeted shortly after she was freed around 3:00 pm (1300 GMT). [Full Article...]

Bodies of 9 climbers recovered from Nepal mountain

Bodies of 9 climbers recovered from Nepal mountain A renowned South Korean climber was among nine people killed when a vicious snowstorm hit their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, according to officials. The permit listed four South Korean climbers, but a fifth member had joined the team later, according to Suresh Dakal of Trekking Camp Nepal. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints Headed to Denver

Kavanaugh Ethics Complaints Headed to Denver Take West Virginia, where Trump won the state by 42 percentage points in 2016, the largest margin in any state that Democrats are defending in the midterms. The Senate narrowly confirmed Kavanaugh to the court last Saturday, after a brutal confirmation fight that was extended after three women came forward detailing sexual misconduct allegations against him that ultimately led to a supplementa... [Full Article...]

India wins seat to Human Rights Council at United Nations with highest votes

India wins seat to Human Rights Council at United Nations with highest votes Bangladesh, which is at the frontlines of dealing with the Rohingya crisis, was also elected with 178 votes to the Council to fill one of the five vacancies for three year terms from the Asia-Pacific region. The new members elected Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Eritrea, Somalia and Togo in the African States category, Bulgaria and Czech Republic in the Eastern European States group, Argentina, Bahamas a... [Full Article...]

Bodies Of 11 Infants Found In Shuttered Funeral Home's Ceiling

Bodies Of 11 Infants Found In Shuttered Funeral Home's Ceiling State inspectors shut down the Cantrell Funeral Home on Mack Avenue in April after the discovery of several violations including decomposing remains and "deplorable conditions". Some of the deceased have been identified, and an investigation is underway, the detective added. Bowser also noted that the bodies were fairly well-hidden and that authorities were attempting to contact Raymond Cantr... [Full Article...]

Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest

Israeli soldiers kill five Palestinians at Gaza border protest The ministry identified the victims as Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Taweel, 27; Mohamed Abdelhafez Ismail, 29; Tamer Riad Armaneh, 27; Afifi Mahmoud Afifi, 32; Ahmed Abdullah Abu Naim, 17; Abdullah Suleiman Al-Daghma, 25; and Mohamed Esam Abas, 21. According to Qidra, another 50 Palestinians were injured by live ammunition fired by Israeli troops deployed along the other side of the buffer zone. [Full Article...]

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Weather warning as Storm Callum approaches A Status Orange wind warning for all coastal counties will be valid from later on tonight until sometime tomorrow (Friday, October 12). The weather warning has been issued for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Cork, Waterford, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry and will remain in place from 10pm tonight until 9am on Friday. [Full Article...]


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