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Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured

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Upon landing, the 757 overshot the runway, suffering damage to its starboard wing, engine, and landing gear. Bowen said 120 passengers and crew were on the plane. "If we had 10 more feet, we would have been down in the ditch, so it's a miracle over miracles", he declared. "We are making alternative arrangements to fly out the passengers", he said. Read More »

Niagara Falls Bridge Commission to mark WWI anniversary with bells

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As a tribute to all Canadians that served in this horrific struggle, the Legion sought to create an event that allows Canadian-if only for a moment-to stop and feel the joy of peace after so much death and destruction. Tell us your church or organization, the address and any details if there is more to your celebration than simply ringing the bell. World War I took place between July 1914 and November 1918, and was one of the deadliest conflicts in world history. Read More »

Melbourne knifeman shot dead after killing one person, injuring two others

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday his country hopes to work with China on sanctions imposed on Iran.America's top. Police have confirmed they have spoken to Shire Ali's wife and that she is not missing. An unnamed man who tried to topple the attacker by ramming a shopping trolley at him told the Seven Network "I've ran and threw the trolley straight at him, got him, but didn't get him down". Read More »

President Trump criticised for missing war graves visit due to weather

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Trump and first lady Melania Trump will also visit the American cemetery in Belleau, France , to pay their respects to US soldiers who died on French soil during the war. Landing in Paris , he picked a fight with France's President Macron. Did Trump and Macron patch up their differences? Donald Trump got to spend some time in Paris while his staff paid their respects to the fallen soldiers (Picture: AFP/Getty) Vote Vets, a political action committee, which has more than 500,000 ... Read More »

Four UK ministers near quitting government over Brexit

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In contrast to his brother, however, Mr Johnson voted Remain in the European Union referendum, and is now pushing for a second vote on leaving the bloc. He said the country was "on the brink of the greatest crisis" since the second world war, and that Ms May's settlement left the United Kingdom with a choice of "vassalage or chaos". Read More »

Jordan: Flash floods kill eleven and forced tourists to flee

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Israel initially confirmed the report but in a later update a spokesman for the foreign ministry said that "all the Israelis in Jordan have contacted us". A civil defence spokeswoman told AFP news agency on Friday that a child was among the seven people killed by floods in the Dabaa region, south of Amman. Read More »

Appeals court says Trump admin can't end DACA

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The panel further concluded that the district court also properly denied the government's motion to dismiss plaintiffs' APA arbitrary-and-capricious claim, their claim that the new information-sharing policy violates their due process rights, and their claim that the DACA rescission violates their right to equal protection. Read More »

China shuns rivalry in Pacific as Australia says "this is our patch"

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Scott Morrison ( picture ) vowed to increase Australia's military and diplomatic engagement in the South Pacific amid concerns the nation's influence is waning as China thrusts into the region. Ties between the two countries have been strained since Australia accused China of meddling in its domestic affairs late previous year. Mr Morrison's announcement on Thursday came days after a similar scheme was proposed by Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten, who said if elected, he would set ... Read More »

United Kingdom transport Min. resigns over May "delusions"

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Johnson says Theresa May's Brexit strategy will make Britain subordinate to the EU. In a video on Twitter, Johnson said the United Kingdom was "barrelling" towards an incoherent Brexit , leaving the nation "trapped" in an subordinate relationship to the European Union. Read More »

The Midterm Results Are In and This is What They Mean

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Speaking to reporters at the White House before he left on a trip to Paris, Trump defended his choice of Whitaker, saying the former US attorney for the southern district of Iowa had an excellent reputation and came highly recommended by former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is now Trump's ambassador to China. Read More »

Protesters chant outside Tucker Carlson's home

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Carlson said someone in the mob broke his oak door, and his wife Susie hid in a pantry and called police, fearing a home invasion. The protesters posted a video of their attempt to intimidate Carlson, the co-founder of the Daily Caller and the host of Fox News' " Tucker Carlson Tonight". Read More »

European Union envoy says 'much more work' needed to clinch Brexit deal

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A UK-wide customs deal would maintain quota-free and tariff-free access to European markets for the British fishing industry and in return the EU wants to keep continued access to United Kingdom waters for its trawlers, the newspaper said. DUP leader Arlene Foster said the Prime Minister appeared "wedded to the idea of a border down the Irish Sea" despite Downing Street's assurances to the contrary. Read More »

At least seven dead after new round of flash floods hit Jordan

Civil defence divers searched for five people whose vehicle was swept away by floods in the Madaba area, southwest of the capital, state news agency Petra said. Authorities evacuated 3,762 tourists from the ancient city of Petra, an archeological site and key tourist destination in southern Jordan, amid the bad weather, Ghneimat said. Read More »

Associated Press Democrats chip away at GOP dominance in state governments

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Pritzker, a billionaire, appears to have capitalized not only on Rauner's lack of popularity but broader dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump. While Rauner lost his bid for another term, voters opted to return other incumbent governors, including Democrats Andrew Cuomo in NY and Tom Wolf in Pennsylvania, and Republican Charlie Baker in MA. Read More »

Trump blames mental illness for California shooting

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Long served in the Marines for almost five years as a military machine gunner and was deployed to Afghanistan, Defense Department records show. Long was "somewhat irate. He first shot a security guard and a woman working at the counter, but authorities say there was no indication he was targeting employees. The group defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more people are wounded or killed by gunfire, not including the shooter. Read More »

California wildfire: Nine killed, 35 missing; Malibu threatened

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Photos from the area show devastation on a horrifying scale. In an early morning tweet , he wrote "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor". "It's a worst-case scenario", Bass said. Some 20,000 people have been ordered to evacuate, according to the Houston Chronicle, and multiple highways in the area have been closed. Read More »

Canada Formally Apologizes For Rejecting Jewish Refugees Fleeing Nazi Germany

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Trudeau said in Parliament Wednesday that officials at the time used Canadian laws to mask anti-Semitism. Standing in the Canadian parliament chamber, Trudeau spoke in both English and French as he apologized. "Jewish institutions and neighborhoods are still being vandalized with swastikas". "And finally, we apologize to the members of Canada's Jewish community whose voices were ignored, whose calls went unanswered". Read More »

Man shot by police after stabbing spree in Melbourne city center

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Police said Shire Ali's Australian passport was cancelled in 2015 after an intelligence report he planned to travel to Syria, but an assessment was made that while he had radical views, he posed no threat to national security. One woman said she believed the parents, a daughter and a son still lived at the house. A screenshot taken from a supplied video showing an incident on Bourke Street in Melbourne on Friday, November 9. Read More »

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with U.S. for Yemen war

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The move comes amid an ongoing worldwide outcry over Saudi actions in Yemen, particularly after a string of high-profile coalition strikes that have killed scores of civilians, many of them children. Fighting in Hodeidah has intensified in the last week as Yemeni government forces and their Saudi and UAE allies try to wrest control of the city from the Houthi rebels, who are backed by Iran. Read More »

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Turkey 'shared Khashoggi tapes' with Saudi, US

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Interested in Jamal Khashoggi? " Saudi Arabia could resolve this by making this 15 talk", Erdoğan said. So far, 18 people, including security officers, have been arrested in Saudi Arabia in connection with the murder. "Now Saudi Arabia should rid themselves of this stain by acting just against our goodwill", he said. Saudi Arabia initially attempted to cover up the killing by insisting that Khashoggi had left the consulate. Read More »

New Report on Hush Payments Could Be Bad News for Trump

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President Donald Trump played a direct role in hush-money payments to women who say they had affairs with him, and prosecutors have gathered evidence that he may have violated campaign-finance laws in the process, The Wall Street Journal said in a bombshell report published Friday. Read More »

United States bar gunman posted on social media during attack that killed 12

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The latest tragedy occurred in the popular country music bar, which was celebrating "college night" and was packed with young people from nearby universities. "Our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the Thousand Oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones". Read More »

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena dismisses parliament

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The island was plunged into a political crisis after Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced him with his former rival Mahinda Rajapaksa . Before signing the order sacking the parliament with effect from Friday midnight, Sirisena also inducted more ministers into his cabinet. The leftist People's Liberation Front (JVP), which regards the sacking of Wickremesinghe as unconstitutional, accused Sirisena of trying to consolidate his power grab. Read More »

US, China to resume talks to resolve trade disputes

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Terry Branstad told reporters at the State Department on Thursday that the U.S. would seek progress on priority issues, including North Korea, and that there would also be discussions on strategic security and how "to avoid mistakes or accidents that can happen in the military arena". Read More »

5 people found dead in vehicles torched by fire

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Cal Fire Director Ken Pimlott said a "very significant, risky weather pattern" would continue through the end of the weekend. In Butte County, about 80 miles north of Sacramento, has seen strong winds hamper efforts by aircraft to drop retardant on the fast-moving fire that largely destroyed Paradise and moved into the eastern side of Chico this morning, a city with a population of around 90,000. Read More »

DUP fury but ministers hopeful Brexit deal with get through Parliament

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At issue is the vexing problem of how to avoid border checks between British Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after Brexit enters into force on March 29. The party's Westminster leader, Mr Dodds, warned on Sky News: "I think the prime minister will hopefully realise what can be got through parliament and what can't". Read More »

Trump, Macron may clash on European defense in Paris talks

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Europe is the "main victim" of Trump's decision, Macron said in remarks made as he toured World War I battlefields ahead of the centenary of the November 11 armistice, according to the Wall Street Journal . Trump and Macron also have extensive differences over trade and US sanctions on Iran. The sanctions stem from Trump's efforts to exit or renegotiate an global deal struck during President Barack Obama's administration offering economic relief in exchange for a freeze of Iran's nuclear ... Read More »

Woman who spent £16m at Harrods faces extradition hearing

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A woman whose husband is a jailed state banker in Azerbaijan and who spent £16 million ($21 million) over a decade at the luxury department store Harrods , has been arrested and faces extradition. People who fail to account for the sources of their assets are liable to have assets seized. Hajiyeva, who was not in court, must also report to a central London police station every day, has surrendered her passport and is banned from travelling outside London's M25 ring road. Read More »

Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'

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Rick Scott . Scott's election night 56,000-vote margin over Nelson shrank to just over 15,000 votes -- within the margin that triggers an automatic recount -- by Thursday night. If the margin is 0.25 or less, a manual recount would take place, which would need to be completed by November 18. Police officers were forced to bring metal detectors before the canvassing board could continue to count votes. Read More »

Man breaks into crocodile enclosure, goes as you would expect

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St. Johns County firefighters said the man, who was suffering from at least one bite wound, was taken to a hospital in stable condition. The man appeared to have several bites on his foot, but denied being at the alligator farm. Police said Hatfield "damaged numerous exhibits and statues around the complex", causing more than $5,000 in damage. "In our 125-year history, this is the first time anyone has tried to go swimming with the crocodiles". Read More »