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Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions

If deterrence fails, those interceptors would be the last line of defense against a North Korean missile. The US and South Korea most recently flew eight fighter jets and two bombers near North Korea in mid-September as a "routine" show of force. [Full Article...]

Bomb kills seven in Somalia market

Bomb kills seven in Somalia market No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack but Al-Shabaab is often behind such deadly assaults targeting government and African Union mission (AMISOM) bases. "The attacked soldiers were Somali military and the special forces trained by the USA called Danab". Prior of its seizure, a U.S. Navy SEAL, 38-year-old Milliken of Falmouth was killed while fighting the al-Shabaab during underc... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger

Supreme Court will hear union fee case: Unions respond with anger The court agreed to consider a free-speech challenge from IL workers who object to paying dues to unions they oppose. Rauner has contended that the fair share system violates free speech and that workers should not have to support unions they don't want to belong to. [Full Article...]

Yosemite exit route closed after second slide injures 1

Yosemite exit route closed after second slide injures 1 A tourist was life-flighted to receive medical care after reportedly suffering a fractured skull. This time of year is peak climbing season in Yosemite. A cloud of dust can be seen on El Capitan after a major rock fall in Yosemite National Park . "Well basically a natural process, Rockfall is one of those things that makes it one of the many kinds of landslides we have to be aware of to keep ours... [Full Article...]

Catalonia referendum: Spain deploys more than 10000 police officers for independence vote

Catalonia referendum: Spain deploys more than 10000 police officers for independence vote Polls by Catalonia's regional government show that opponents of independence outnumber the supporters by a low margin. He said the Spanish government had to "take on the job of thinking what they could do to seduce the Catalan society". [Full Article...]

Dubai announces launch of massive Mars Science City project

Dubai announces launch of massive Mars Science City project It will also include a museum and other activities to engage young children. Scientists will work in laboratories dedicated to investigating self-sufficiency in energy, food and water for life on Mars . Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy... [Full Article...]

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader

'We're not Nazis, you've shown that by electing me' - new Ukip leader Based in Folkestone, the former soldier and police officer was considered to be a front-runner in the contest and had seen the odds on him winning fall dramatically in recent weeks. Dudley councillor Paul Brothwood added: "I am extremely pleased that the membership have rejected Anne Marie Waters and Peter Whittle, who were intent on taking the party in a very unpleasant direction". [Full Article...]

High School Stabbing Leaves One Teen Dead, Another Critical

High School Stabbing Leaves One Teen Dead, Another Critical The Bronx school was open Thursday. He has been charged with one count each of murder, manslaughter and attempted manslaughter and two counts each of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. They'd throw trash cans, textbooks, markers. When Ariane got stabbed they were holding towels on him. Scissors were found at the scene. When asked if he was picked on, 18-year-old Abe... [Full Article...]

Ryanair to slow growth this winter to avoid pilot shortages

Ryanair to slow growth this winter to avoid pilot shortages Andrew Haines, the CAA's chief executive, said Ryanair had been fully aware of its legal obligations and there are clear laws in place to deal with cancellations. They have also received a €40/£40 travel voucher, in additional compensation, for each cancelled leg of a flight though the terms and conditions prevent travel over Christmas. [Full Article...]

Britain's May fires warning to Boeing over Bombardier trade dispute

Britain's May fires warning to Boeing over Bombardier trade dispute Boeing claimed that the Canadian firm was receiving unfair advantage by using government subsidies to sell planes at artificially low prices. The trade-dispute process is part of "the longstanding, transparent course for examining and addressing situations where products are "dumped" into the United States at below-cost prices for the purposes of gaining market share", Boeing said by email... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner Is a Woman, According to Voter Registration Records

Jared Kushner Is a Woman, According to Voter Registration Records Kushner's official job title is White House Innovations Director-he's been given multiple areas of responsibility in the Trump administration-most famously overseeing the Middle East Peace Process and reforming the government . As suggested by Wired , this is far from the first time Kushner has struggled with paperwork. Donald Trump's son-in-law registered as a female voter in NY, it has e... [Full Article...]

30000 evacuated after Ukrainian ammunition depot explodes

30000 evacuated after Ukrainian ammunition depot explodes Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman called for a thorough investigation into the incident, as he assured the public that the blaze had been brought under control. Police spokesman Yaroslav Trakalo told the Pravda news outlet the flames caused artillery shells in the facility to explode one after another. The national police said more than 30,000 people had been evacuated from areas immediately sur... [Full Article...]

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis was target of rocket attack, claims Taliban

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis was target of rocket attack, claims Taliban The attacks on Wednesday came just three days after a terrorist set off his explosives near a convoy of US-led foreign forces in the Afghan capital, wounding at least five civilians. America is pressing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners to increase their own troop levels in the country to help Afghan forces get the upper hand in the grinding battle against the Taliban and Islamic State . [Full Article...]

Iran claims successful test of missile that can reach Israel

Iran claims successful test of missile that can reach Israel An Iran fake missile launch caught the attention of President Donald Trump who tweeted about the incident late Saturday. But the government report was misleading, because the video was actually of a launch that took place in January. Israel also responded to Iran's claim of a missile test as if it was genuine. France's foreign ministry also released a statement condemning the test. [Full Article...]

UK leader 'bitterly disappointed' by US ruling on Bombardier

UK leader 'bitterly disappointed' by US ruling on Bombardier Aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. had raised concerns about the deal between the Canadian aircraft manufacturer and the Atlanta-based airline, and requested an investigation. More than 4,000 people are employed in Belfast by Bombardier and thousands more aerospace jobs in Northern Ireland are supported through the manufacturer's supply chain. [Full Article...]

North Korea tortured and 'destroyed' prisoner Otto Warmbier, parents say

North Korea tortured and 'destroyed' prisoner Otto Warmbier, parents say The manner of death was "undetermined". North Korea has denied mistreating Warmbier, sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster two months earlier. But Sammarco said it would be impossible to determine how Warmbier received the traumatic brain injury. Otto Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy, speak out about North Korea and the death of their so... [Full Article...]

Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the new King of the Ring

Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the new King of the Ring More unbelievable still is that Porsche didn't just shave a few milliseconds off the previous record. This result makes it official: The GT2 RS is not only the most powerful, but also the fastest 911 model ever built.. Congratulations to Porsche and the drivers, Lars Kern and Nick Tandy. Behind the wheel of the two 911 GT2 RS vehicles were Lars Kern from Germany, a Porsche test driver... [Full Article...]

French politicians fear Siemens strength after rail deal

French politicians fear Siemens strength after rail deal This Franco-German merger of equals sends a strong signal in many ways. However, the chief executive of the combined business is expected to be Alstom's boss, Henri-Poupart Lafarge. The Alstom merger with Siemens' railway division has been mooted for years and completes the transformation of the French group, which sold off its energy business to American rival General Electric in 2015 for 9.5... [Full Article...]

Madrid orders Catalan police to crack down on officials organising poll

Madrid orders Catalan police to crack down on officials organising poll The pro-separatist camp has been buoyed by editorials published in The Financial Times and several other foreign newspapers backing a legal referendum in Catalonia or calling for dialogue. Barth observes most of the EUR's gains have come since the French election, with many pointing to the reduction in perceived political risks to the European Union and Eurozone as important contributors to the co... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban

Saudi Arabia Allows Women To Drive, Backs Down On Long-Standing Ban It added that the majority of scholars "do not see a reason why women should not be allowed to drive a vehicle". Days before today's announcement, the government also allowed women into its national sports stadium for the first time . Members of the Saudi royal family have been signaling an easing on women's ability to drive for months now. "One cleric claimed - with no evidence - that driving ... [Full Article...]


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