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Photos show Venice underwater in worst flood in 10 years

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The city, built on a series of islands, deals with the high water by erecting a series of risers that permit people to circulate by foot. Authorities said the flooding in Venice was caused by a convergence of high tide and a strong Sirocco (wind from North Africa) along with exceptionally heavy rainfall. Read More »

Trump's North Korea Envoy Strikes Out in Meeting His Counterpart

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Seoul and Tokyo's bitter disputes over history, also including issues surrounding South Korean women forced into wartime sexual slavery, have complicated Washington's efforts to strengthen trilateral cooperation to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat and China's growing influence in the region. Read More »

Synagogue congregants stare down accused shooter in court

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Robert Bowers, the man police say is responsible for the slaying of 11 Jewish worshippers, had blamed a Jewish organisation, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society ( HIAS ) for helping bring immigrants to the US. "The message I get from that is, yes, there is the possibility of hate in all people". The response to Trump's plans to visit has been mixed. The group said Trump had "undermined the safety" of Muslims, the LGBTQ community, people of colour, and those with disabilities. Read More »

Seven revellers shot at California nightclub hosting a Halloween party

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Arriving officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, a Police Department news release stated. " People started falling to the ground, and I thought people were fighting or dancing at first ", one man told reporters. They were transported by paramedics to a hospital. 'I was at Sevilla's nightclub and they were shooting the place up, ' he wrote. In a statement, police said a further five people arrived at hospitals in the area to get treatment for gunshot injuries they ... Read More »

More than 90 percent of the world's children breathe toxic air

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The Trump administration has praised the progress the US has made in achieving cleaner air, but is also rolling back regulations from the Obama administration that aimed to curb pollution from power plans, cars, and oil wells. Road transport is one of Europe's main sources of air pollution , especially of pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter, according to the report. Read More »

Hillary Clinton: Yes, I Might Run For President Again In 2020

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Asked by Recode's Kara Swisher about a 2020 bid, Clinton initially said "no" and then paused, before saying "no" again. "And I don't think it's politically correct to say we value that". "I have no idea", Clinton said, "but I'm not going to even think about that until we get through this November 6 election ... but I'm going to do everything in my power to make sure we have a Democrat in the White House come January 2021". Read More »

Sarah Sanders defends Trump's tone against his critics

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We are a nation that believes in religious liberty, tolerance, and respect. Afterwards, she said there is healing that comes from gathering as a community. Others said they could not recall him. Alumni who could be reached by phone declined to comment. May Almighty God be with them and bring them comfort at this tragic time. Read More »

Saudi attorney general leading Khashoggi case arrives in Turkey

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The case has brought near unprecedented global scrutiny on Saudi Arabia, which is seeking to draw a line under the crisis after offering a series of differing narratives in the weeks following Khashoggi's murder . Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, however, says the kingdom will try the perpetrators and bring them to justice after the investigation is completed. Read More »

Suspicious package headed to CNN’s Atlanta headquarters intercepted

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For the third time in a week, a suspicious package has been addressed to CNN. The Atlanta Police Department said Monday morning that they responded to a call at 9:38 AM about a suspicious package at a post office near the CNN Center. Word of the latest package comes as the nation is reeling from news of the mail bombs and the horrific slayings on Saturday of 11 members of the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh by a gunman suspected of shouting anti-Semitic statements before opening fire ... Read More »

1 student shot at North Carolina high school, police say

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Another student was arrested as a suspect, reported the Matthews Police Department in a tweet. Law enforcement said students who drove to school Monday will not be allowed to get their vehicles from the parking lot yet. Witnesses tell FOX 46 a fist fight allegedly broke out at the high school before the shooting occurred. Some students were escorted from the building to the main entrance to meet their families, who were warned to exercise patience to ensure everyone's safety. Read More »

Michael Moore releases film of U.S. mail bomb suspect at Trump rally

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Prosecutors who charged Sayoc with five federal crimes said the fervent supporter of US President Donald Trump unwittingly left behind a wealth of clues, giving them a critical break in a coast-to-coast investigation into the pipe bombs. Across the street, Thomas Fiori, a former federal law enforcement officer, said he saw about 50 armed officers swarm a man standing outside a white van with windows plastered with stickers supporting Trump and criticizing media outlets including CNN. Read More »

Afghans turn out for delayed vote

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People attend a burial ceremony of General Abdul Razeq, the Kandahar police commander, who was killed in yesterday's attack, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan October 19, 2018. The officials further added that 173 polling stations would remain open for the voters during the elections day in Kandahar. The IEC previously said votes not biometrically verified would be rejected. Read More »

Angela Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote

Nahles declined to comment Monday on the reports that Merkel might step down as CDU leader. This comes as she is been facing calls to quit from her own conservatives to cede the party's leadership today, further eroding her authority after painful losses in a regional election. Read More »

‘I think we’ll probably pass’ on calling Obama, other pipe bomb targets

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Steyer was the intended recipient of one of the more than a dozen pipe bombs that were sent to Trump critics . The Washington Post , after painting a portrait of Sayoc as a serial liar who lived out of a van, cited a lawyer as saying the suspected mail bomber was drawn to Trump , because the president "welcomed all extremists, all outsiders, all outliers", without noting the fact that Trump has repeatedly condemned all violence. Read More »

PM interacts with Indian diaspora, meets business leaders

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Prime Minister Modi will address the "Make in India: India-Japan Partnership in Africa and Digital Partnership" seminar in the afternoon, following which he will meet the governor of Shizuoka Province, Heita Kawakatsu. "We are rapidly moving towards being number 1 in mobile phones manufacturing". PM said, "Last year our scientists created record by launching over 100 satellites into space simultaneously.We sent Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan at very low expense". Read More »

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee reveals he didn't want to go to Saudi consulate

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Turkey intensified investigations at the Saudi consulate last week, with prosecutors concluding interrogation of 38 employees and taking samples from a well and the sewage system in the consulate garden. "We are pleased that he is now able to do so", Palladino said. "The issue, as I said, is being investigated". Erdogan said. "You must show it". Saudi Arabia's slow shift to reveal more details about the killing also reflects the kingdom's acknowledgement that the killing could have a ... Read More »

Lion Air passenger plane crashes after taking off from Jakarta

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The jet was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to air tracking service Flightradar 24, which can carry as many as 210 passengers. The domestic flight was heading to Pangkal Pinang , an island north of Indonesia's capital. A year ago the Indonesian air traffic controllers association revealed that the rate of take-off and landings in Jakarta allowed by state-run air navigation company AirNav was more than the airport could handle, increasing the chance of accidents. Read More »

2 bound bodies found in NYC were missing Virginia sisters

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The bodies have been identified as two missing sisters. A passerby spotted the bodies in the river off of Manhattan's Upper West Side on Wednesday afternoon and alerted authorities. Tala Farea was listed as missing by the US National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children as of August 24, and "may be with her sister", the centre said. Read More »

Pro-military candidate Jair Bolsonaro set to seize power in Brazil

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Supporters of Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro celebrate his victory at the Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo. In his acceptance speech, he promised to govern according to the Bible and the country's constitution. But he fell short of the 50 per cent needed to win outright and avoid a runoff against Haddad, from the Workers' Party. Eventually, however, Brazilian courts ruled that da Silva was ineligible to run, which made the controversial Bolsonaro the front runner. Read More »

Russian Federation says it's WAR

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Russian president Vladimir Putin would not hesitate to order an airstrike if the United States deployed nuclear-tipped missiles to European military bases, according to Buzhinskiy, who served with the Russian General Staff. declaration of 20 October and that, the importance of the subject matter would constitute exceptional circumstances for making it an agenda item. North Korea now has a new incentive to denuclearize, and China has a new strategic interest pressuring them to do so. Read More »

A new nuclear arms race has begun

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General Assembly voted Friday against Russia's proposal to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF) between its country and the USA, following President Trump's announcement that the US would be unilaterally withdrawing from the 1987 agreement. Read More »

Irish President Michael Higgins wins second term

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Higgins, 77, received about 58 percent of votes, according to an RTE exit poll published Friday after polls closed, echoing a similar result in a survey for the Irish Times . It was the latest in a series of measures that have seen the overwhelmingly Roman Catholic country step back from the religion's influence over government. Read More »

Migrants heading to US reject offer to stay in Mexico

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Some migrants said they would further discuss the proposal after they reach Mexico City. Trump has railed against Central American governments for not doing enough to stop the caravan and cited the incident as a reason for tightening immigration laws in the US. Read More »

End of British Summer Time - when do clocks go back tonight?

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Daylight Saving Time will then be at an end, which means it's brighter for one hour in the morning and sunset will come one hour earlier in the evening. At 2 am clocks are turned backwards one hour to 1 am local standard time instead. When do the clocks go forward again? The main reason the clocks go back is to make better use of daylight now that days are getting shorter and darker. Read More »

Nor'easter to hit mid-Atlantic, New England this weekend

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The Weather Channel says that some rain and wind will move up the East Coast on october 26 and early on october 27. "This would bring significant amounts of rain and wind Saturday and Sunday in cities like Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City and Boston". Read More »