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Israeli defense minister quits, hits out at Netanyahu over Gaza truce

Israeli defense minister quits, hits out at Netanyahu over Gaza truce Hamas' decision to launch hundreds of rockets, which has resulted in the death of one man (a Palestinian working inside Israel), and the injury of more than two dozen Israelis so far, is being discussed in the global media as just one more episode in an endless "cycle of violence", in which the Jewish state is as guilty as the Islamist terror groups that rule Gaza. [Full Article...]

First group from migrant caravans reaches U.S.-Mexico border

First group from migrant caravans reaches U.S.-Mexico border Border Patrol agents, said they will wait for other migrants to join them before making their next moves. Michael also said that jumping over the fence in front of border patrol agents is a tactic used to "bait" border patrol agents, adding, "While yes, they did enter illegally and that is breaking the law, if they run right back over into Mexico, we may or may not send agents depending on the l... [Full Article...]

Saudi prosecutor reveals who gave order for Khashoggi’s killing

Saudi prosecutor reveals who gave order for Khashoggi’s killing Deputy public prosecutor Shaalan Shaalan told reporters in Riyadh that the role of the crown prince's former adviser Saud Al Qahtani was meeting with the team that was ordered to repatriate Khashoggi . "They expect us to believe the killers carried this out on their own". Those tweets were posted prior to the announcement of the sanctions. "Sanctions will not fix this", Attiah tweeted, ca... [Full Article...]

US Couple's GoFundMe Plea for Homeless Vet 'Predicated on Lies'

US Couple's GoFundMe Plea for Homeless Vet 'Predicated on Lies' An attorney for Bobbitt could not immediately be reached for comment. GoFundMe and the law firm representing Bobbitt issued a joint statement last week saying he would receive all the money raised for him. Unfortunately, that policy has extended to the donation site GoFundMe, which a New Jersey couple and a homeless man reportedly used to scam generous donors out of more than $400,000 . [Full Article...]

More lake effect snow coming this week

More lake effect snow coming this week A slight chance of rain after noon, mixing with snow after 5 p.m. We will continue to see a 50% chance of off and on showers through the evening. But like the cruel mistress that British weather is, the rug was pulled from under us and we find ourselves caught once again in the midst of the painful descent to winter, and apparently it is coming quicker than you think and will be colder than yo... [Full Article...]

Hundreds still missing as California fires rage on

Hundreds still missing as California fires rage on His got the thrill of finding his house intact. "I just started weeping", Kelly said. Kelly Edwards, originally from Pine Falls, Man., has been living in California for a year. The fire had grown to 177 square miles (303 square kilometers) and was 25 percent contained, authorities said. The infamous Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California over the weekend, stoking the Woolsey Fi... [Full Article...]

Turkish vice president withdraws from Italy's meeting on Libya

Turkish vice president withdraws from Italy's meeting on Libya Libya's two main rival leaders met for the first time in more than five months and the prime minister backed a United Nations plan for an election next year, as Italy hosted a reconciliation conference a week after a vote was shelved for next month. [Full Article...]

North Korea missile base 'active,' US analysts say

North Korea missile base 'active,' US analysts say But despite Trump's description of progress, North Korea has repeatedly lashed out at the USA and threatened to resume building up its "nuclear forces". Although not designed as launch sites, the bases could be used to launch short-range as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles. "While missiles could be launched from within them in an emergency, Korean People's Army (KPA) operational procedu... [Full Article...]

France to ‘embed’ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

France to ‘embed’ regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech The source also said that president Trump has called for a new agreement to ensure that Iran does not obtain nuclear weapons. Macron defended his viewpoint, saying "I do share President Trump's views that we need a much better burden sharing with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and that's why I do believe that my proposal for a European defence" is "utterly consistent with that". [Full Article...]

Trump considers ousting top aide who feuded with Melania

Trump considers ousting top aide who feuded with Melania This also makes her the only First Lady whose first language is not English. As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. A White House official disputed a Wall Street Journal report that Ricardel had been fired soon after Melania Trump's statement. The first lady isn't the only one who has clashed with Ricardel. [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame

British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame Both the U.K. and the European Union have agreed that there will be no formal customs duties at that border, though many Brexit supporters reject the idea of placing Northern Ireland under different rules from the rest of the United Kingdom . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question Last week , Acosta, who has frequently clashed with Trump and Sanders, got into a heated exchange with Trump during a news conference. The CNN reporter, known for shouting questions at the USA president and being denied answers, was in Tampa to cover the massive "Make America Great Again" rally there. [Full Article...]

Duterte to reaffirm PH ‘principled position’ on South China Sea

Duterte to reaffirm PH ‘principled position’ on South China Sea As discussions over the RCEP trade pact drag on, another, rival accord, the dozen-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, has been making headway despite Trump withdrawing the U.S. According to the ASEAN department which is under Foreign Affairs Ministry, during the ASEAN and APEC meeting, the State Counsellor will speak with global leaders about increased cooperation, trade and investment, defense an... [Full Article...]

Death Toll in California Wildfires Rises to 31

Death Toll in California Wildfires Rises to 31 The air-masses blowing across the western USA deserts including Death Valley toward the coast are expected to bring the sustained high winds at least through Tuesday, he said. An AFP journalist saw recovery team workers discover, bag and drive away two bodies in the Paradise area on Sunday, and the death toll looked set to rise further with scores more people still unaccounted for. [Full Article...]

California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know

California Wildfire Map Shows Devastation Across the State. Here's What to Know The Butte County Coroner's Office has formed an interagency team to investigate and identify additional fatalities, according to the release. Cal Fire reports that the fires are being fueled by high winds and extremely dry conditions. Her husband was apparently in NY at the time. "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is ... [Full Article...]

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead further in Arizona Senate race The GOP contender conceded Monday after new results showed Kyrsten Sinema's lead statewide is now approaching 38,200 votes. "This is not plausible". But the real star of her concession video is McSally's dog Boomer, a delightfully unbothered golden retriever who upstages McSally with his blissful, tongue-lolling presence, sitting upright next to her on the couch and making a play for a handshake... [Full Article...]

McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat'

McConnell: 'The Mueller investigation is not under threat' CNN followed the Axios story with: " Whitaker backlash prompts concern at the White House ", in which it reports, based on anonymous sources, that "there is a growing concern inside the White House over the negative reaction to Matthew Whitaker being tapped as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions' abrupt firing". [Full Article...]

Putin says had good conversation with Trump

Putin says had good conversation with Trump The Paris commemorations, centred on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier beneath the Arc de Triomphe, are set to feature warnings about the modern-day danger of nationalism. The weekend exposed tensions with US allies in Europe over Trump's decision to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russian Federation, which has kept the continent free of theater-range nuclear m... [Full Article...]

California wildfire: Death toll jumps to 42

California wildfire: Death toll jumps to 42 Your mother's somewhere and you don't know where she's at. "I need to sleep and cry", James added. Speaking on CNN , Honea said while he holds out hope that many people listed as missing will turn up safe, "given what we've dealt with so far with casualties as a result of this fire, I have concerns that it (the death toll) will rise". [Full Article...]

Broward Set To Start Recounting Votes Sunday Morning

Broward Set To Start Recounting Votes Sunday Morning Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott claimed victory over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson on election night. As of Friday afternoon, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said it had received no formal request for an investigation. [Full Article...]


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