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Russian Federation signals its new power in Syria; Pence seeking cease-fire from Turkey

Russian Federation signals its new power in Syria; Pence seeking cease-fire from Turkey Turkey launched its offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters it considers terrorists after Trump announced he was withdrawing U.S. troops. United States military aircraft carried out a "show of force" in Syria after Turkish-backed fighters came in close proximity to the country's forces, a U.S. [Full Article...]

Brexit rumblings as PM Johnson postpones meeting

Brexit rumblings as PM Johnson postpones meeting He also said Prime Minister Boris Johnson would meet the undertakings given to a Scottish court earlier this month, when the government's top legal officer in Scotland gave assurances the government would fully comply with a law which requires Johnson to request a delay to Brexit if no deal is reached by October 19. [Full Article...]

PM Modi gifts Xi image embossed silk shawl to Chinese premier

PM Modi gifts Xi image embossed silk shawl to Chinese premier He said that both Modi and Xi are "very strong and very popular leaders", and they are fully capable of shaping the future of the bilateral relationship in a constructive and mutually beneficial direction. The US has asked its allies not to use Huawei equipment, which it says China could exploit for spying. In 2017, the Indian and Chinese armies faced each other down for more than two months on ... [Full Article...]

Turkey's military crosses into Syria, targets SDF positions

Turkey's military crosses into Syria, targets SDF positions Turkish troops have been bombarding the town of Tal Abyad since the start of their ground offensive against Kurdish fighters on Wednesday. Some made victory signs, shouting "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) and waving Syrian rebel flags as they advanced towards Ras al Ain. [Full Article...]

Giuliani Associates Arrested On Campaign Finance Violations

Giuliani Associates Arrested On Campaign Finance Violations They are accused of funneling foreign money into US elections to influence USA politics on behalf of a Ukrainian official, according to the Wall Street Journal . While there is no evidence of wrongdoing against the former United States vice president and his son, Hunter Biden , Ukraine's prosecutor general Ruslan Riaboshapka announced that he would review the file on Burisma Holdings. [Full Article...]

Turkey's 'impulsive' invasion of Syria will destabilize region, says United States official

Turkey's 'impulsive' invasion of Syria will destabilize region, says United States official Ms Buswell said IRC teams remained on the ground. Darbasiya, some 60km to the east, was also reported to be largely deserted following the exodus. According to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an umbrella organization largely composed of YPG and YPJ units, the attacks have already cost the lives of eight civilians, including an infant and a ten-year-old boy. [Full Article...]

Marie Yovonavitch, The US Ambassador To Ukraine Trump Fired, Testifies

Marie Yovonavitch, The US Ambassador To Ukraine Trump Fired, Testifies After being blocked by the Trump administration this week, USA ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify before the House next week on a congressional subpoena . "After being asked by the department in early March to extend my tour until 2020, I was then abruptly told in late April [of 2019] to come back to Washington from Ukraine 'on the next plane, '" Yovanovitch said ... [Full Article...]

Authorities suggest you kill them on sight

Authorities suggest you kill them on sight The northern snakehead is native to China but has already been spotted in multiple USA states, including Maryland, California, Arkansas and Virginia. Anglers should also note where it was caught - water body, Global Positioning System co-ordinates - and "report their find to their regional Georgia DNR Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries Office ". [Full Article...]

Los Altos Hills to lose power Wednesday

Los Altos Hills to lose power Wednesday One of the notable exceptions on the list for Northern California is the San Fransisco area (for now, at least). The "public safety power shutoffs" initiated by PG&E, SDG&E and Southern California Edison either have or could cut electricity to almost 3 million Californians. [Full Article...]

Indonesian security minister injured in stabbing attack

Indonesian security minister injured in stabbing attack Police had arrested a man and a woman they suspected were a couple, and seized sharp weapons they were carrying, including knives and a pair of scissors, said Tohir. "No one was killed, the perpetrators were caught alive and can be questioned and Indonesia remains completely stable", she said. As chief of the armed forces from 1998 to 1999, when the national police force was still under military... [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance connecting victims to prolific serial killer Samuel Little's confessions

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance connecting victims to prolific serial killer Samuel Little's confessions The FBI has also released sketches made by Little of victims who remain unidentified in hopes that members of the public might recognize them. Van Zandt said that serial killers, like Little, have the "uncanny ability" to find vulnerable victims, who may be poor or drug users or sex workers - people who might not be missed right away if they go missing, "their absences are understood as a pa... [Full Article...]

Trump To Pelosi: Your Impeachment Subpoenas Have No Legal Authority

Trump To Pelosi: Your Impeachment Subpoenas Have No Legal Authority There is a clear partisan split in the results, but 28 percent of Republicans said they support the House impeachment investigation - a 21-point jump from a Washington Post/ABC News poll in July - and 18 percent of Republicans want the House to "vote to remove Trump from office". [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court takes on workplace gay and transgender rights

US Supreme Court takes on workplace gay and transgender rights His employer, Clayton County, said his dismissal was the result of "conduct unbecoming of a county employee". "The underlying question here is an ongoing one about whether the kinds of civil rights protections put in place in the 1960s should be extended to LGBTQ+ people-that is whether LGBTQ+ people should be seen and treated as full members of their communities, and whether they deserve the pr... [Full Article...]

Deer Crashes Through Salon Window

Deer Crashes Through Salon Window Then the screaming begins again, as the deer stumbles back into the surveillance camera's frame, a hair iron dangling from its antlers. The animal plowed into the front door of the business, smashing more glass and escaping. The deer slides across the floor after crashing through the window. "I would have never imagined something like this happening before", Heredia said. [Full Article...]

Trump tweet of Nickelback video aimed at Biden removed

Trump tweet of Nickelback video aimed at Biden removed Trump tells reporters he hasn't directly asked Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) to investigate Biden and Biden's son Hunter, but that it's "certainly something we could start thinking about". While speaking to reporters on the South Lawn Thursday, the president suggested China open an investigation into Joe Biden's son Hunter. President Trump called for Ukraine and China ... [Full Article...]

John Creuzot Explains Controversial TV Interview Before Amber Guyger Trial

John Creuzot Explains Controversial TV Interview Before Amber Guyger Trial Guyger, who lived below Jean, maintains that she thought she was in her apartment and assumed that he was an intruder. "I just wanted to help people, and that was the one career that I thought I could help people in", said Guyger, who was sacked from the police force after the shooting. [Full Article...]

Yemen's Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees

Yemen's Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has met with United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths in the capital Sanaa to discuss reviving peace talks to end the country's four-year-old stalemated war. "Their media is deceptive, it creates events, it tries to misguide public opinion inside Yemen, regionally and internationally", Colonel Turki al-Malki said at a news conference in Riyadh. [Full Article...]

N.Korea, U.S. to hold working-level talks at weekend - KCNA

N.Korea, U.S. to hold working-level talks at weekend - KCNA North Korea and the U.S. have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations this weekend following a months-long stalemate over the withdrawal of sanctions in exchange for disarmament, a senior North Korean diplomat said. Kim and Trump have held three meetings so far. The U.S. State Department has announced that U.S. officials will resume meetings with officials from North Korea, after initial talks bro... [Full Article...]

Aides claim Trump the true 'whistleblower' in Ukraine scandal

Aides claim Trump the true 'whistleblower' in Ukraine scandal Schiff, the president wrote , "should be questioned at the highest level for Fraud and Treason". "This is about proving that Donald Trump was framed by the Democrats". "It appears that our policy with Ukraine was effectively outsourced to a private individual pursuing the personal vendettas of the President", said Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the senior Democrat on the Foreign Relation... [Full Article...]

PM Modi decries lack of unanimity in fighting terrorism at UNGA

PM Modi decries lack of unanimity in fighting terrorism at UNGA He said India believes that terrorism was one of the biggest challenges, not for any single country, but for the entire world and humanity. He also said the India of today has taken the lead in harnessing renewable energy, uniting the world for disaster management and is among the highest contributors to United Nations peacekeeping missions. [Full Article...]