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Shocking Video Shows Bystander Catch Baby Dropped from Flaming Building in Texas

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Some residents of a Dallas apartment complex leaped from third-floor windows onto mattresses, and a woman dropped her baby to a bystander to escape the flames. She told KXAS: "I didn't want my daughter to lose her life". "I told her to drop the baby down". "This is a great example of citizens and officers coming together to save lives", Dallas Police Department Sergeant Mike Mata said in a statement on the department's blog . Read More »

NJ family of four killed before house set afire

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The bodies of Jennifer Caneiro and the children were discovered inside the Colts Neck mansion while first responders found Keith Caneiro dead from a gunshot wound on the home's front lawn. It is an upscale enclave home to a number of celebrities, including Bruce Springsteen. Video showed firefighters battling the blaze as smoke poured from the roof of the two-story home, which is surrounded by fields and includes a large swimming pool. Read More »

Pakistan PM, China condemn attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

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The attack on China's consulate in Karachi was claimed by the insurgent Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), which opposes Chinese projects linked to its Belt and Road Initiative in resource-rich Balochistan. Karachi , home to 15 million people, is Pakistan's largest city and its economic powerhouse. Pakistan has tightened its economic ties to China in recent years, with Beijing recently giving Pakistan a US$2 billion (S$2.75 billion) loan to help shore up its finances, money that followed US$1 ... Read More »

China blames 'excuses' for APEC discord, as USA ties sour again

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The unexpected and highly critical update was issued just over a week before the meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping , which many see as a chance for both leaders to agree on a truce before Jan 1 - when United States tariffs on Chinese goods are set to rise to 25 per cent. Read More »

Jewelry store employees fight off robbers with swords in Mississauga

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But the trio quickly scurried off when confronted by the sword-wielding store owner. The second bandit points a handgun through the window at the workers, prompting the three men inside the store to duck and take cover momentarily. The suspect was last seen wearing black trousers, white gloves, a black winter jacket with a fur-lined hood, and a black bag. Back in July, thieves rammed a van into the front of New Rana Jewelers in a smash-and-grab style robbery attempt, only to be chased off ... Read More »

South Korean named Interpol president in blow to Russia

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His election represents a high-profile win for a government program known as the "K-cop wave", with South Korean officials looking to mimic the global popularity of K-pop music, this time with policing tactics. Amnesty International has criticized "China's longstanding practice of trying to use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees overseas". A country hunting a terrorist, drug trafficker or other criminal outside its borders can use Interpol's "red notice" and other systems to alert ... Read More »

Questions swirl over Saudi crown prince's G20 meet in Argentina

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Prince Mohammed will visit a "number of brotherly" Arab states at the request of his father, King Salman, the royal court said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency, without naming the countries. Denmark is the latest European country to suspend arms exports to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Cavusoglu spoke to Turkey's CNN-Turk television on Friday. Read More »

Euro rises on hopes of Italian budget compromise

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Euro area countries that do not follow up on the recommendations may be fined. Italy refused to back down after the Brussels ultimatum, setting the stage for Wednesday's final opinion that deplored "a marked backtracking" by Rome on past reforms. Read More »

Easter Island begs British Museum for statue return

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The statue was taken from the island in 1868 by Commodore Richard Powell, captain of HMS Topaze, who gave it to Queen Victoria. Officials have visited the British Museum in London today in a bid to get a stolen statue returned to Easter Island. Read More »

A Moroccan woman allegedly kills her boyfriend and cooks his remains

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The accused confessed to the Al Ain prosecution of having cooked her boyfriend's remains into a Moroccan dish . The victim's brother who lives in Ajman filed a missing-person report last January. Upon inspection of the home, police found a human tooth in the blender. During questioning, the woman described the killing of the man as a moment of "insanity". Read More »

Matthew Hedges: UAE considering clemency request after life sentence

Daniela Tejada (L), the wife of detained British scholar Matthew Hedges, arrives at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for a meeting in central London on November 22, 2018. The scholar was released on bail on Oct 29 and top British officials appeared stunned by Wednesday's court decision. Mr Hunt said he had seen "absolutely no evidence" to support prosecutors' allegations that Mr Hedges was spying when he visited Dubai earlier this year. Read More »

WashPo: Trump eyeing visit to USA troops in combat zone

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According to The Post , Trump will not be visiting troops over the Thanksgiving holiday, which he will spend at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. He did not say when he would be making the trip or where he would be going. "I can't imagine anybody else other than Trump", Trump boasted to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday. Just this week, Trump leveled criticism against the storied commander of the 2011 mission that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, retired Adm. Read More »

Fatal shooting at Alabama mall ahead of Black Friday

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Horrified shoppers took to social media to describe how they heard gunshots inside the mall, which was open late on Thanksgiving. The 12-year-old was rushed to the children's hospital and is believed to be alert and conscious. Customers can be seen running for their lives as gunshots inside the packed Riverchase Galleria in the United States city of Hoover, Alabama. "We are working closely with the Hoover Police Department". Read More »

Yemen: 85 000 children may have died from starvation

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The Houthis failed to show up to peace talks in September. The Houthis have said repeatedly that they need stronger security guarantees from the global community that they will be given safe passage through the crippling air and sea blockade the coalition has enforced since March 2015. Read More »

Two Policemen Killed in a Firing Near Chinese Consulate in Karachi

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The Chinese staff working at the consulate in Pakistan's Karachi is safe, Beijing said today after the mission was attacked by three terrorists. A Pakistani separatist group has claimed responsibility for the attack . The letter was addressed to China's ambassador to Pakistan. But, Rana said, both China and Pakistan have calculated the security risks, which include the threats from the Baluch separatist. Read More »

Leaning Tower Of Pisa is getting straighter

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The 183ft-tall tower is now more stable than could have been hoped for, according to a surveillance group of experts who monitor one of Italy's most famous symbols . The stability of the eight-storey tower is " better than our initial predictions ", he said. The 57m (186ft) medieval monument has been straightened by 4cm (1.5in) over the past two decades, the team said. Read More »

Family forgive tribe who killed American

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The morning after Chau's final trip to the island's shores, the fishermen saw his body being dragged and buried in the sand. P.C. Joshi, an anthropology professor at Delhi University who has studied the islands , called the incident "a foolish adventure", adding that Chau "invited that aggression". Read More »

India Furious With Pak; Officials Harassed, Kept Away From Sikh Pilgrims

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In June, the PGPC officials had barred Indian high commissioner Ajay Basaria and his wife from entering Gurdwara Panja Sahib at Hassan Abdal, Rawalpindi. PM Imran Khan will break ground at Kartarpura facilities on 28th November. "The visit to Kartapur Sahib is planned only for a few hours". The High Commission has issued the largest number of visas in recent years to Sikh yatrees for Baba Guru Nanak's birth anniversary celebrations, well beyond the maximum number of 3000, mutually agreed ... Read More »

Balochistan Liberation Army attacks Chinese Consulate in Karachi, two cops killed

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Suicide bombers in an explosive-filled vehicle drove at the building, Karachi's police chief said. A heavy contingent of rangers and police arrived at the site and the exchange of fire took place between the assailants and forces. Taking notice of the incident, Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the police officials to take all the necessary steps to ensure security of the consulate. Read More »

Indonesia set to free Aussie drug smuggler

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She needed immigration forms to enable her to travel across the Indonesian island to the airport. She will surely be entitled to an immigration sanction: a ban from entering the Indonesian territory for good, Head of Bali immigration department Agato Simamora said on Wednesday. Read More »

Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks

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Tusk said in a Tweet Thursday that "the (EU) Commission President has informed me that it has been agreed at negotiators' level and agreed in principle at political level". We have given direction to our negotiators this evening. In a speech in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined that "Britain should remain a partner, remain a friend" but she underscored the difficulties that may arise in any attempt to keep services seamless. Read More »

No holiday break for Trump's court criticism

Chief Justice Roberts took a rare step as a sitting member of the Supreme Court and offered a stunning challenge to Trump on Wednesday, arguing that America has "an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them". Read More »

Trump renews threat to close United States border with Mexico

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BuzzFeed News reported last week that the White House was considering ways to force people to wait outside the country. The Post notes that Trump has remained furious with current federal policy that allows asylum seekers to remain in the USA while their applications are pending, dubbing it "catch and release". Read More »

Igor Korobov, head of Russia's GRU spy agency, dies at 62

The 62-year-old's death comes after a series of embarrassments for the secretive organisation. The United States and its allies have accused the GRU of hacking the 2016 US presidential campaign, orchestrating the March nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain, and disrupting anti-doping efforts in world sports. Read More »

Hundreds protest migrant caravan in Tijuana, Mexico

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USA border inspectors are processing only about 100 asylum claims a day at Tijuana's main crossing to San Diego. Residents stand on a hill before barriers wrapped in concertina wire Saturday where the U.S. While many in Tijuana are sympathetic to the migrants' plight and trying to assist, some locals have shouted insults, hurled rocks and even thrown punches at the migrants. Read More »

BIZARRE: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Now DEFENDING Nancy Pelosi From Detractors

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Ocasio-Cortez seems to be everywhere. On Saturday she asked her supporters to contact their congressional representative on Twitter and "call them on Monday, too". "But I think it's really important that we actually show people that government is a real thing, that it's something that you can be a part of". The group she was speaking to, Justice Democrats , is a leftist organization that recruits progressive candidates to run against incumbent Democrats in primaries. Read More »

Ex-judge is suspect in former wife's fatal stabbing

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Fraser Mason received reconstructive surgery due to her injuries, including a broken orbital bone, Cleveland .com reported. The letter also said, "Instead of loving, protecting and providing for you and our daughters, I have provided a awful example, and exposed you to rage and violence". Read More »

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court rebukes Donald Trump in rare intervention

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President Trump, of course, did not take the snap from Justice Roberts lying down and immediately issued his own retort to the Chief Justice on Twitter. And I'll tell you what, it's not going to happen like this anymore. Courts "are supposed to be the inferior branch", he said, criticizing the Supreme Court's power to review legislative and executive acts and declare them unconstitutional, a bedrock principle of American government. Read More »

Vigil on display at Mercy Hospital following deadly shooting

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Lopez had a permit to possess a concealed firearm, but it was unclear if officials knew about the 2014 complaint when the permit was granted, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. He then ran into the hospital shooting at random and killed Ms Less, who was getting off an escalator at the time . The chain of events that led to the shooting began with an argument in the hospital parking area involving the gunman and Ms O'Neal, police said. Read More »