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Trump may halt entry for almost all migrants on southern border

Trump may halt entry for almost all migrants on southern border Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was expected to sign orders either Thursday or Friday for the new deployment, one official said. Troops being sent at Trump's direction would not be on armed security missions. "I must, in the strongest of terms, ask Mexico to stop this onslaught-and if unable to do so I will call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" he said on October 18 via Twitter... [Full Article...]

Alleged in-flight groper: Trump says it’s ‘ok’ to grab women’s private parts

Alleged in-flight groper: Trump says it’s ‘ok’ to grab women’s private parts The woman told authorities she fell asleep on the flight when "she felt her clothes move and touching of fingers on her right side at and around her 'bra line", according to a criminal complaint . Alexander was arrested for probable cause of violating 18 U.S. Code § 2244 - Abusive sexual contact . A statement from Southwest said customer service supervisors and police were requested to meet th... [Full Article...]

Russian Soccer Fans Injured In Rome Metro Escalator Accident

Russian Soccer Fans Injured In Rome Metro Escalator Accident An escalator in a Rome metro station broke on Tuesday, injuring 20 people, majority CSKA Moscow football fans, according to Italian police. The official Twitter account for Rome's emergency services tweeted a photo of the mangled escalator. [Full Article...]

China opens world's longest sea crossing bridge connecting Hong Kong to mainland

China opens world's longest sea crossing bridge connecting Hong Kong to mainland The bridge is part of Beijing's "Greater Bay Area " Scheme, aiming to provide better passenger and freight land transport between Hong Kong and Mainland China , integrating the Guangdong province into a better business hub. "The Central Authorities also attach great importance to it". "I am pretty sure that we would never earn that [construction cost] back". The sea bridge connects three key ... [Full Article...]

Trump says He's Reducing Central American Aid over Migrants

Trump says He's Reducing Central American Aid over Migrants Mexican Federal Police, however, did not stop those migrants who crossed the river into Mexico by swimming or by using a raft. After an emergency meeting in Guatemala, presidents Hernandez of Honduras and Jimmy Morales of Guatemala said an estimated 5,400 migrants had entered Guatemala since the caravan was announced a week ago, and about 2,000 Hondurans have returned voluntarily. [Full Article...]

Kerryn Phelps says she won't be a wrecker in Parliament

Kerryn Phelps says she won't be a wrecker in Parliament As the count from a crucial Australian by-election dragged into Sunday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison faced the possibility that his Liberal party may have been too quick to concede a contest that would reduce his administration to a minority government . [Full Article...]

Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet — AP Analysis

Saudi Prince Likely to Survive Worst Crisis Yet — AP Analysis Speaking to reporters in Berlin on Sunday, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the arms freeze and said she will continue working with global allies to coordinate their response to Khashoggi's murder inside a Saudi consulate. "The assassination team then killed Khashoggi after the conversation ended". Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdogan has announced he will "go into detail" about the Khas... [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Crown Prince extends his condolences to family of late Jamal Khashoggi Turkish authorities have put the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi under 24-hour police protection, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday. Saudi officials on Sunday referred to the incident as a "huge and grave mistake". In an interview with the Washington Post , Trump said that "obviously there's been deception, and there's been lies". [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi died inside our consulate after a fight, says Saudi Arabia

Jamal Khashoggi died inside our consulate after a fight, says Saudi Arabia In Washington's first response to Saudi Arabia's confirmation that the US-based writer was dead, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said merely that the United States "acknowledges the announcement". Fellow Republican Congressman Mike Coffman called on Mr Trump to recall the U.S. ambassador to the kingdom, "pending further consultation with congress". [Full Article...]

Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in USA congressional elections

Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in USA congressional elections Prosecutors said the accused is the chief accountant for a Russian venture named Project Lakhta, funded by a Russian oligarch whose Concord companies were named in Robert Mueller's July indictment regarding attempted interference in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Jayme Closs: Hunt for 13-year-old after parents murdered

Jayme Closs: Hunt for 13-year-old after parents murdered In answer to a question about denying media access before the gathering, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said that he was hosting it to give him an opportunity to connect with the citizens of Barron County. "Is it a random attack or is it a targeted attack?" "They were kind of stumped and. real limited with what they told us", he said. He declined to elaborate as to why investigators believe she didn't... [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about the Brexit talks so far

Everything you need to know about the Brexit talks so far Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on October 17 that he could see the merit in discussing a longer Brexit transition period, but not at the expense of a backstop on the Irish border. The leaders were very clear [at the summit in] Salzburg that they had hoped for virtually an agreement on the withdrawal agreement having been reached by now and that could have been formalised and finalise... [Full Article...]

Mexican government seeking help from United Nations to process arrival of Honduran migrants

Mexican government seeking help from United Nations to process arrival of Honduran migrants US President Donald Trump said he will mobilise the US military to close the border with Mexico and stop an "assault" on the nation by a caravan of migrants from Central America. On Friday, Pompeo will meet officials including outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto, foreign minister Luis Videgaray and Marcelo Ebrard, the designated foreign minister of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel L... [Full Article...]

#MeToo: Editors Guild Asks MJ Akbar To Withdraw Case Against Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Editors Guild Asks MJ Akbar To Withdraw Case Against Priya Ramani Twenty female journalists who had worked under Akbar have rallied behind Ramani following Akbar's defamation suit by writing a letter to the court asking it to consider their testimonies. The women who have accused Akbar of sexual harassment so far included Ghazala Wahab, Shuma Raha, Anju Bharti and Shutapa Paul. Akbar, however, has denied any wrongdoing and said he was stepping down s... [Full Article...]

‘Any Guy That Can Do a Body Slam, He’s My Candidate’

‘Any Guy That Can Do a Body Slam, He’s My Candidate’ The president's filter appeared to catch himself, only to take back the taking back. "Faith, Keith and I watched in disbelief as Gianforte then began punching the man, as he moved on top the reporter and began yelling something to the effect of 'I'm sick and exhausted of this!' ..." "Greg is smart, and by the way never wrestle him". [Full Article...]

Russian Orthodox Church to cease communion relations with Patriarchate of Constantinople

Russian Orthodox Church to cease communion relations with Patriarchate of Constantinople The Ukrainian president and lawmakers have backed independence for the country's now divided Orthodox Church and see it as striking a blow against Moscow's influence in Ukraine . Patriarch Filaret was excommunicated by the Russian Orthodox Church in the dispute with Moscow over the status of the Ukraine Church, but has now been reinstated by the Istanbul clerics. [Full Article...]

Air Force IDs American pilot killed in Ukrainian fighter jet crash

Air Force IDs American pilot killed in Ukrainian fighter jet crash One of them was a U.S. Air National Guard serviceman, the prosecutor's office said , before deleting this information. The name of the American pilot is being withheld pending next of kin notification, Bowyer-Meeder said. The U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa issued a statement saying it was aware of "reports claiming a U.S. casualty". According to an English translation of the statement... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, Michael Avenatti in Twitter tiff over Stormy Daniels' defamation ruling

Donald Trump, Michael Avenatti in Twitter tiff over Stormy Daniels' defamation ruling How many other women did you cheat on your wife with while you had a baby at home?" he tweeted . In April, she worked with a forensic artist to create a sketch of the man, who she said told her to leave Trump alone and suggested that something bad could happen to her. [Full Article...]

NYPD seeks suspects in brawl between Proud Boys and protesters

NYPD seeks suspects in brawl between Proud Boys and protesters The incident took place outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan, following a speech from Proud Boys leader Gavin McInnes . "They were beating the shit out of him and kicking him in the head". Ahead of that event, the Metropolitan Republican Club was vandalized, the New York Times reported , with anarchist symbols over the doors and windows broken. [Full Article...]

Australia considers following United States on Jerusalem embassy

The Trump administration turned its back on decades of U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv in May. Sharma, who was ambassador to Israel between 2013 and 2017, is on Saturday standing as a candidate for Morrison's ruling Liberal Party in a crucial by-election in Sydney . [Full Article...]


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