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Border issue holds up Brexit deal in Brussels talks

With less than six months before Britain leaves the European Union in its biggest shift in trade and foreign policy in more than 40 years, the latest round of talks in Brussels failed to clinch a deal on Britain's divorce terms, with negotiators pausing negotiations just days before a leaders' summit. Read More »

Texas police: 4 men killed in shooting at child’s birthday party

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Brandley gave no motive for the shootings other than to say there was an altercation between members of two families. The four men were found dead at the house where the birthday party took place, Brandley said. It was not clear whether any children were in the backyard at the time, Brandley said, but preliminary information was that a lot of them were inside the home . Read More »

Mechanic's Mistake Destroys Multi-Million Dollar Fighter Jet

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Authorities at Florennes airfield are investigating the Thursday incident, RTBF television reports, via Business Insider , with a colonel saying, "You can't help thinking of what a disaster this could have been". The Belgian Air Force has not commented further on how the F-16 under maintenance came to open fire on the other planes. Belgium plans to replace its F-16 with new jets and is looking at the Eurofighter Typhoon, Dassault Rafale and the F-35. Read More »

NYPD seeking men caught on video in 'Proud Boys' brawl

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The three arrested face assault charges and are awaiting arraignment Saturday in Manhattan criminal court. Perkins was also charged with resisting arrest. "If you know anything, the NYPD wants your help. This warrants immediate and thorough investigation by the NYPD to bring the perpetrators to justice". Read More »

Princess Eugenie's second wedding gown by Zac Posen

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President Trump also called Princess Eugenie "a total winner" after her wedding. Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank embrace in the Scottish State Coach. The couple chose London fashion photographer Alex Bramall , who also photographed Meghan and Prince Harry's wedding, to do the photo shoot after the ceremony. Read More »

Landslide in Eastern Uganda kills 31 people - government official

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Some of the bodies had been partly covered with banana leaves by members of the public. "When the water flowed down it brought a number of big stones with it that destroyed people's houses", Nakasiita said. "The government will look at the other options available to stop further occurrences of these disasters". The rainy season in that part of Uganda, about 155 miles (250 km) from the capital Kampala and close to the Kenyan border, runs from September to December. Read More »

Someone put googly eyes on a United States monument

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Up close, though, they rendered Greene's monument nearly comically alive. "It may look amusing but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it's a crime ", the City of Savannah Facebook post said. Read More »

New US trade agreement just 'tip of the iceberg'

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China and other steel producers that have also been hit with American tariffs are looking for markets to dump their steel that otherwise would have been shipped to America and Canada is a logical dumping ground for those products. He said the new surtax puts the construction industry in "a very dire position" because of Canada's limited domestic steel supply. "Because of the actual quota amounts for this type of steel from non-U.S. Read More »

"Cornerstore Caroline" Apologizes For Accusing Black Boy Of Sexual Assault

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Ms Klein also claimed to be a police officer, which she is not. Klein was dubbed by the Internet as "Corner store Caroline" - just the latest moniker in a series of incidents where a white person calls the police on a black person. A viral video captured a white woman in NY calling the police on a young boy for allegedly groping her bottom , according to USA Patch. 'There are security cameras outside of this bodega. Read More »

Trump praises McConnell's role in battle over Kavanaugh

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Rand Paul and Sen. Kavanaugh denied the accusations. Kavanaugh could tilt the political balance of the high court in the conservative direction for generations. In continuing his attack on Democrats, Trump claimed that they want to get rid of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and "want to turn America into a giant sanctuary for criminal aliens and MS-13 thugs". Read More »

British mountain biker shot dead in French hunting

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The hunter, who has also not been indentified, is being investigated for "aggravated manslaughter". The Briton was wearing brightly-coloured clothing and was easily identifiable, according to one source. "He now faces trial and prison". An investigation has been launched by the local prosecutor's office. Then, in October 2017, a woman sitting in her garden was killed after a stray hunter's bullet passed through her garden hedge. Read More »

Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years: NYTimes

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Kushner did not break the law, however, when he marked his losses through depreciation , a tax benefit that allowed his company to deduct a portion of the cost of its buildings from its taxable income each year. The US President's son-in-law sold his interests in the company to a family trust a year ago. Representatives from the White House and Kushner Companies did not respond to the Times' requests for comment. Read More »

Trump hints Pentagon chief Mattis may be planning to quit

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The exchange on Mr Mattis came after Mr Trump alluded to upcoming changes in his cabinet, which last week saw the surprise resignation of Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations. He said he's entitled to staff shakeups and has "phenomenal" people on standby to come work for his administration. The current administration has enjoyed a rapid turnover as the president has attempted to find qualified politicians who are loyal, share his views, can keep on his good side, and don't ... Read More »

Migrants killed in truck crash in Turkey

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Last week, eight migrants were found drowned off the Karaburun district, also in Izmir province, after their boat capsized. Children were among those killed, Anadolu said. Samos is just a few kilometres north of Turkey's Dilek peninsula that juts out from the Izmir region. Turkey has been one of the main routes for asylum seekers and refugees fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa, but numbers have fallen since a peak in 2015. Read More »

Turkey to search Saudis' outpost for missing writer

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The harsh words from the longtime lawmaker and close confidant of President Donald Trump , who discussed Khashoggi's disappearance shortly after Graham did, could indicate a forthcoming strain on the good will built between the us and Saudi Arabia during the Trump administration. Read More »

Saudi stocks nosedive amid pressure over Khashoggi's disappearance

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At this moment they deny it and they deny it vehemently. Could it be them? Trump said he plans to review recordings from the Turkish Government that purport to show evidence of Khashoggi's killing. Connecticut-based WWE has a big event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, called the "Crown Jewel" coming up on November 2. Since then, he has repeatedly expressed his commitment to stronger ties with Saudi Arabia after the relationship strained under former President Obama, whose administration had ... Read More »

Ted Cruz challenger raising record-breaking amounts of cash

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He's attracted attention throughout Texas and beyond with an energetic campaign that has taken him to all of the state's 254 counties - even deep red areas Democrats gave up on decades ago - and for a colorful background that includes a stint with a punk rock band. Read More »

Saudi Journalist May Have Recorded His Own Death

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The center said in a statement it was "following with great concern the developments regarding the suspicious disappearance of the colleague Khashoggi". weaponry. So who in Saudi Arabia could be singled out for punishment under a 2016 global version of the Act - apart from the 15-man hit squad and the consul-general in Istanbul, Mohammad al-Otaiba, whose back garden is now a place of interest in the investigation? Mr Trump has forged closer ties with Saudi Arabia and is under worldwide and ... Read More »

Young Queensland mum battered by hail as storm rips through her auto

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As the weather began to worsen, preventing Simpson from even seeing the traffic lines on the road, she made the decision to pull over. The mother chose to pull the vehicle over to the side of a road to wait out the storm . Simpson's grandmother had to spend the night in hospital due to the injuries she sustained during the storm, while Simpson's daughter escaped with only a minor bruise. Read More »

Former foreign affairs minister Pik Botha dies | News

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Piet Botha added that he would always remember his father for having the ability to immediately sort out issues if there was any trouble, and that he will miss him dearly. His profile rose as he became an envoy to the U.S. and United Nations, then assumed the post of foreign minister in 1977, serving mainly under PW Botha. Read More »

U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban In Push for Afghan Peace Talks

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In July, the Taliban reportedly met with U.S. officials, including Alice Wells, the senior official for the State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. "All citizens of Afghanistan must be a part of this reconciliation process", the statement quoted Khalilzad as saying. The Taliban had reportedly met with USA officials in July after an unprecedented ceasefire in June which fueled hopes that negotiations could bring an end to fighting. Read More »

Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

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Search and rescue teams found a body on Friday in Mexico Beach, a Florida Panhandle town almost wiped out by Hurricane Michael , as authorities said there was little doubt the toll would rise further. "When state and local officials tell you to get out, dang it, do it. Get out", he said. "It's nothing compared to what other people experienced and so we are not complaining here". Read More »

DUP predicts 'developments' in Government's Brexit position over weekend

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The British prime minister is fighting on multiple fronts amid signs that some of her cabinet could walk out next week over the backstop, her insurance plan to keep the Northern Ireland border open. Britain will continue to enforce European Union economic sanctions in force when it leaves the bloc on March 29, even if it does not secure an exit deal, the government said on Friday. Read More »

Obese tourists banned from doing this in Greece

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The move comes after shocking images emerged of donkeys climbing the narrow steps of the Greek island of Santorini holding obese holidaymakers.... Greece has taken steps against tourists who are overweight by banning them from riding donkeys. Read More »

Pope likens abortion to contract killings

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Is it fair to pay a hitman to solve a problem? No. "Instead, they often receive hasty advice to terminate the pregnancy", he said, adding that the phrase, "'terminate the pregnancy' means to directly take someone out". In addition, senators in Argentina rejected a bill in August that would have legalized the procedure in Francis' home country. The comments are likely to be welcomed by conservative Catholics, particularly in the United States where a political battle rages over the issue, but ... Read More »

Eight feared dead on Nepal mountain

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Five South Korean climbers including team leader Kim Chang-ho along with their Nepali support staff were killed in the incident, Sherpa said. "Rescuers will try to recover the bodies on Sunday", the official said. The Dhaulagiri massif, about 130 miles (210km) northwest of Kathmandu , has been responsible for the deaths of dozens of climbers since the first recorded attempt on one of its lower summits in 1954. Read More »

Remains of 11 babies found in ceiling of closed funeral home

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Bodies of 11 babies were found hidden at a former funeral home in Detroit on Friday after authorities received an anonymous letter leading them to the remains, police said. Bowser said they have names of some of the deceased infants and the medical examiner will conduct an investigation. LARA shut down Cantrell Funeral Home in April for multiple violations including the improper storage of embalmed bodies, two of which were in an advanced stage of decomposition. Read More »

IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack

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About five of those who got through the fence assaulted an Israeli army position and were "repelled", he wrote on Twitter. The importing of fuel into Gaza was meant to relieve the humanitarian situation there and reduce tensions in the coastal enclave, allowing the possibility of a more wide-scale agreement between Israel and Hamas. Read More »

Pope Francis accepts resignation of USA cardinal amid abuse fallout

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He served briefly as auxiliary bishop in Seattle before going to Pittsburgh. "We can't rely on the church to fix itself". By making it clear he thought Wuerl had served the church well, they said, Francis sent yet another mixed message on a topic that has shaken faith in the church's leadership around the world. Read More »

UK Chancellor: Brexit talks have become positive

She added: "The Prime Minister is a Unionist". The technical notice document on rail transport if there's no Brexit deal said: "Arrangements for cross-border services would be subject to any bilateral arrangements that the United Kingdom negotiates with individual European Union countries". Read More »