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Wisconsin Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in hit-and-run crash

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Sergeant Daniel Sokup said the driver, Colton Treu, initially fled the scene in the Ford pickup truck but later turned himself in to police. It was unclear Sunday if the man had an attorney who could speak for him. "I'm always telling one of my residents that he shouldn't walk this strip at night", Spallees said. They were wearing brightly colored safety vests, the Leader-Telegram reported. Read More »

Netanyahu to change ‘Europe’s hypocritical attitude’ towards Israel

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Israel and Saudi Arabia do not have diplomatic relations, but both nations have strong links with the United States - and all three countries share a common enemy in Iran. The blow to the prince's reputation could limit his ability to swing reluctant Arab states behind the U.S. plan. In addition to Saudi Arabia, Israel has been cultivating ties with other Gulf states. Read More »

Data recovered from crashed Lion Air flight recorder

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Syachrul Anto, 48, reportedly went missing on Friday (2 Nov) as he did not surface after the search for the day was called off due to failing light. The brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the Java Sea just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta early on October 29, killing all of its passengers on board. Read More »

Melania Trump Discovers a Flair for Government Waste

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She also took a five-day trip in October to several African nations promote child welfare issues, such as education, drug addiction, hunger poverty and disease, in her first extended solo global mission. In a sit-down with ABC News, the first lady told chief national affairs correspondent Tom Llamas that her "Be Best" policy platform targeting online bullies is personal. Read More »

President tells UN Secretary General:New Govt will continue to uphold democracy

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The TNA has said it will support a no-trust motion Rajapaksa , amid mounting pressure on President Sirisena to let the suspended parliament hold a vote to end the ongoing political crisis. The president also alleged that a cabinet minister was involved in a plot to kill him and that police had obstructed an investigation. Such authority that vested in the President previously was specifically repealed by the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Read More »

6 children injured after inflatable slide collapses at Woking fireworks funfair

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In a statement this morning, Surrey Police said: 'Following last night's evacuation of Woking Park after children fell from an inflatable slide, we are pleased to update that seven of the eight victims were discharged overnight. Officers have appealed for any eyewitnesses or those with video or photos of what happened to contact them. He said as soon as he saw the flashing lights of emergency services he thought it would be connected to the slide. Read More »

Yemen’s rebels fire missile at Saudi border camp

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He did not elaborate. Al Masirah broadcaster, controlled by the Houthis, reported , citing the movement's representative, that the group had attacked the King Khalid Air Base, located in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Asir region, where the coalition's fighter jets used in Yemeni air raids were stationed. Read More »

Michael Cohen Confirms What We Already Know: Trump Is Racist

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That's not all. During a conversation about The Apprentice , Cohen says Trump talked about his decision not to pick Kwame Jackson as the season one victor. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump repeatedly made racist remarks in the years he's known him. Explaining why Cohen came forward now, Vanity Fair noted "he knew that the president's private comments were worse than his public rhetoric, and he wanted to offer potential voters what he believed ... Read More »

Twitter deletes more than 10,000 accounts posting messages that discouraged US voting

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Late on Friday, Twitter confirmed that it had first been alerted to the posts by the Democratic Party, which has set up its own system for spotting malicious accounts using technology developed by the University of Indiana. For months, Twitter has sought to eliminate automated and bogus accounts created to manipulate the public conversation on Twitter, in response to concerns over Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

USA midterms: The themes that motivate voters

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Trump is highly unlikely to get impeached. Among the highest priorities for Democrats would be the Trump administration's dismantling of former President Barack Obama's signature policy, the Affordable Care Act. The president then claimed we now "have the hottest economy anywhere on Earth". "They all say 'speak about the economy , speak about the economy .' Well, we have the greatest economy in the history of our country. Read More »

Kemp, Abrams denounce racist robocall

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Winfrey did not mention Pence who, in appearances same day, charged Abrams with being "bankrolled by Hollywood liberals" and derided Winfrey's presence as well as a recent campaign appearance for Abrams by Will Ferrell . Oprah also gave an impassioned speech in Marietta, calling on people to vote and saying , "For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn't have the right to vote, and you are choosing not to vote - wherever you are in this state, in this country-you are dishonoring your ... Read More »

Iowa Jews Call On Steve King's Donors To Dump Him

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Immediately, King began sternly lecturing from his podium, "No, do not associate me with that shooter". But there's no basis for that and you get no question and you get no answer. "We need to be finding ways to come together", Cruz said. Cruz later thanked him for the favor by naming King national co-chair of his presidential campaign. Read More »

Queensland man jailed for convincing wife to kill herself

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On Friday Graham Morant (centre) was jailed for convincing his sick wife to commit suicide . While people have been convicted before of helping someone take their life, usually in mercy killings, Justice Davis said no one had been convicted in Australia before of persuading someone who would not otherwise have taken his or her own life to kill themselves. Read More »

Kabul control slips, Afghan force losses at record: U.S. watchdog

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The Afghan Government hardly controls 55.5 percent of its territory, the lowest level in three years, the United States, whose troops are deployed here since the invasion in 2001, warned on Thursday. Afghan forces have been the hardest hit, taking on so many casualties that US and Afghan officials decided past year to stop releasing the number of Afghan forces killed and wounded. Read More »

Order to kill Jamal Khashoggi came 'from the very top'

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday used the Washington Post's opinion section to ask the government of Saudi Arabia to identify the killer of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - who had used the same platform to criticize the leadership of his homeland. Read More »

Pres. Trump comments on allegedly false accusation against Justice Kavanaugh

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Kavanaugh was asked about the allegations in an interview with investigators, where the future Justice called the allegations a "crock" and a "farce". Mr. Grassley's investigators tried to reach her for a month but were unsuccessful until this week, when they spoke to her by phone and she confessed that she was not the original Jane Doe, and "did that as a way to grab attention". Read More »

‘Man-eater’ tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra

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For over a week now, wildlife enthusiasts and animal lovers were campaigning to save Avni or named T-1, who has terrorised the region with her alleged killing spree for which the government had issued a shoot at sight order because she was allegedly a man-eater. Read More »

'Villages totally burned' in deadly Boko Haram attacks

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No fewer than 15 people have been killed in an attack on some villages close to Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, by suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorist group. He said the insurgents launched rocket attacks and forced their way into the IDPs camps and also attacked homes with ferocious fire. In a telephone chat yesterday, Isa said: "The insurgents attacked and completely burnt Bulaburin and Kofa villages". Read More »

Trump's Incendiary Rhetoric Emboldens Nigerian Military

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In a tweet, which has since been deleted, the Nigerian Army shared a video of Mr. Trump's ominous warning to migrants traveling in a USA -bound caravan that if they throw rocks, US troops will respond with lethal force. They met the soldiers in the call of their duty, and the soldiers tried to defend themselves", The Guardian quoted army spokesman John Agim as saying. Read More »

Here are the firework displays taking place in Bedfordshire this week!

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Bonfire lit at 6:30, fireworks around 7pm. Cambourne Fireworks Display 2018 will take place this year on Saturday 03rd November at Great Cambourne Sports Fields on Back Lane. Displays kick off at 6pm with a German beer festival, food and the stunning London skyline in the distance. Richmond fireworks display will be held at Richmond School on Monday, November 5 . Read More »

Birthright Citizenship Is Wrong for America

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Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim that he can end birthright citizenship with a swipe of his pen. Besides, any such order would likely be challenged immediately in court, where legal experts expect it would be struck down. Read More »

Facebook removes Proud Boys after Manhattan brawl

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The site will also remove any "praise and support" for the group once they become aware of it. Researchers have doubted the effectiveness of Facebook's enforcement, pointing to growing anti-Semitism on Instagram , for example, but the company said it was committed to "take action against hate speech and hate organizations to help keep our community safe". Read More »

Trump Backtracks, Says Troops Will Not Fire On Migrant Caravan

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Trump has said that up to 15,000 USA troops could be deployed to the border if the caravan continues its approach. Some of the migrants making their way through Mexico en route to the United States are suing President Donald Trump , saying their Constitutional rights are being violated over Trump's insistence that the caravans containing thousands of people will be stopped at the border. Read More »

Indonesia protests Saudi execution of domestic worker

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Ms Marsudi told a press conference at the Our Ocean conference in Bali on Tuesday she had lodged an official complaint about Ms Tursilawati's execution with Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Indonesia Osama al-Shuaibi. There are now 18 Indonesian migrant workers on death row in Saudi Arabia . This silent execu‌‌t‌io‌n happened just weeks after the visit of Saudi Arabia's foreign minister to Indonesia to meet Widodo and Indonesia foreign minister Retno Marsudi. Read More »

More children off Nauru and in Australia - PM

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Health and education is being provided to an estimated 38 children left on Nauru. Some of the people held on Nauru have already been found to be genuine refugees, while others have been refused or still have pending applications. Shayne Neumann, the ALP's immigration spokesperson, welcomed the news but said it was "up to Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton to ensure children are actually removed from Nauru". Read More »

Indonesia military chief believes fuselage of crashed Lion Air plane located

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It was orange in colour and intact, he said, without saying whether it was the flight data recorder or the cockpit voice recorder, which are both usually referred to as black boxes. After about 30 minutes of passengers waiting on the tarmac, they were told to board again while an engine was checked. Altitude readings also differed on the captain and first officer's instruments. Read More »

Cannabis-based medicinal products now available in NI

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Thus, on 1 November, British doctors received the right to appoint a patient medicine based on cannabis , writes "European true" with reference to CNN. Medical cannabis is available to certain patients across the United Kingdom for the first time from today. The decision to reschedule the products came following a specially commissioned review. Read More »

Freedom on the Net 2018: Georgia Remains among Free Countries

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However, instead of keeping it to herself, China is reportedly generous with training other countries on how to practice this model as well. But, the report added, "even democracies are at risk, as the fervor over "fake news" threatens to propel overreaching restrictions on freedom of expression and the outsourcing of key censorship decisions to ill-equipped and often opaque tech companies". Read More »

Oprah campaigns for Democrat Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor

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This is Georgia". "I want to make it very clear ..." Pence said he had a message for Abrams and her other celebrity friends - including Will Ferrell - who rallied for her in Georgia: "This ain't Hollywood! ". After her speech she noted both women were "just two women from MS". As a black woman, Winfrey noted her kinship to two groups historically denied ballot access in the United States. Read More »

3 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

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Four people are at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare in critical condition, Police Chief Michael DeLeo said. The suspect had fatally shot himself, DeLeo said. Witnesses said a man was acting unusual and began shooting during a yoga class. "I'm in close communication with law enforcement officials and will be returning to Tallahassee tonight", Gillum tweeted . Read More »

Video shows woman knocking out bouncer over mistaken butt grab

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The Plattsburgh Police Department released the footage which captured the very moment that Kierah Lagrave , 22, attacked the much-taller bouncer from behind at Five1Eight Nightclub on October 20. After a few seconds they both fall to the floor. Lagrave's friend tried to wrestle her off the innocent man, but was unable to do so before he passed out. Read More »

Early Voting Totals in 19 States Have Already Surpassed 2014 Midterm Turnout

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Over 3 million people have already voted by mail and returned their ballots, or voted early. The Voter Service and Polling Centers across the state will be open through Election Day, except for Sunday, Nov. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, who is retiring from his 8th Congressional District seat. In past presidential years, two-thirds to three-fourths of voters cast early ballots, de Leon said. Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince Hosts Israeli Evangelical Christian Leader

A Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday Khashoggi was strangled immediately after he arrived at the consulate. Khashoggi had been disproving this claim for years, according to The Hill . "But the Trump administration has taken a position that is devoid of moral foundation", she wrote Friday. The crown prince, who has denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance, reportedly described the journalist as a unsafe Islamist shortly after he vanished in a phone call with White House ... Read More »