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Japan denounces South Korean court ruling on wartime forced labour

Japan denounces South Korean court ruling on wartime forced labour Tuesday's ruling "not only clearly violates the Japan-South Korea pact on rights to claim, but also inflicts unfair damage on a Japanese company", Kono told the South Korean ambassador in Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tokyo will respond "resolutely" to the ruling, which he described as "impossible in light of global law". Tuesday's ruling marks the final South Korean chapter in ... [Full Article...]

Trump claims Paul Ryan 'knows nothing about' birthright citizenship

Trump claims Paul Ryan 'knows nothing about' birthright citizenship Not so fast, said House Speaker Paul Ryan . In the interview with reporters from the new series " Axios on HBO ", Trump falsely claims that the U.S.is the only country with birthright laws. The children, as citizens, can then sponsor their families to become U.S. citizens as well once they turn 21. The president also tweeted about Democrat Harry Reid , who in 1993 called for the end of t... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate, dismembered

Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered consulate, dismembered Erdogan, who says a 15-person team travelled from Riyadh to Istanbul to kill Khashoggi , has pressed Saudi authorities to reveal the truth - including the location of the Washington Post contributor's missing body. In addition, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Saudi officials to disclose the identity of an alleged local collaborator said to have been involved in the di... [Full Article...]

Driver charged in crash at school bus stop that killed 3 siblings

Driver charged in crash at school bus stop that killed 3 siblings A Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus stopped and lowered its stop-arm on the road near Rochester around 7 a.m., just before a northbound pickup truck slammed into the children as they crossed the southbound lane, Indiana State Police Sgt. The state police initially tweeted about the crash shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, saying the agency was "investigating a fatal crash in Fulton County". [Full Article...]

Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI

Mueller refers plot to make false claims about him to FBI An alleged scheme to pay off women to fabricate sexual assault allegations against Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been referred to the FBI for further investigation, according to a spokesman for the special counsel's office, Peter Carr . [Full Article...]

Authorities Probing Immigrant Saudi Sisters’ Deaths After Bodies Found in Hudson River

Authorities Probing Immigrant Saudi Sisters’ Deaths After Bodies Found in Hudson River Tala and Rotana moved to the USA from Saudi Arabia with their mother in 2015, settling in Fairfax, a suburb of Washington D.C., police said. The next day, the bodies of Rotana, 23, and Tala, 16, were found washed up near West 68th Street, bound together at the waist and feet by duct tape, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row

Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row The verdict was announced by a special bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar while Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel were the other members of the three-judge bench. She was tried, convicted and sentenced to death. "The verdict has shown that the poor, the minorities and the lowest segments of society can get justice in this country despite... [Full Article...]

Modi to unveil world’s tallest statue tomorrow

Modi to unveil world’s tallest statue tomorrow Built near the Narmada Dam in Gujarat, it is not only the tallest in the world (twice the size of Statue of Liberty in New York) but also built in shortest time. It is almost twice as tall as New York's Statue of Liberty. The statue has been built using over 70,000 tonnes of cement, 18,500 tonnes of reinforcement steel, 6,000 tonnes of structural steel and 1,700 metric tonnes of bronze, which wa... [Full Article...]

Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies

Trump to end right to citizenship for US-born babies Under the current law, when the children, born to the unauthorised citizens in the USA, turn 21 they can sponsor their families also for becoming United States citizens. The interviewer said that was disputed, indicating it might breach the 14th amendment of the U.S. constitution. Johnson told WTMJ Radio of Milwaukee that only about 30 countries grant birthright citizenship , and that a numbe... [Full Article...]

China’s 1st private rocket fails after launch

China’s 1st private rocket fails after launch A smaller private rocket was launched in May. The first rocket capable of carrying a satellite into space launched by a private Chinese company reportedly failed to reach the orbit mid-way. "We will carry on with our dream for vast space". Landspace spent around $14 million on the development of the Zhuque-1 rocket, which is 19 metres tall, has a payload capacity of 300kg, and weighs a tot... [Full Article...]

Boston gangster Whitey Bulger found dead in West Virginia prison

Boston gangster Whitey Bulger found dead in West Virginia prison In 2013, the notorious Boston mob boss was convicted of participating in 11 murders that spanned Florida, Oklahoma, and MA. Bulger was on the run for years and was one of the most wanted people in the country before he was captured in Santa Monica in 2011. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton May Run Again and Oh God Make It Stop

Hillary Clinton May Run Again and Oh God Make It Stop According to Hillary Clinton's advisers, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former defense secretary won't run again in 2020. Clinton has become a more visible presence in recent weeks, increasing the number of her public appearances and raising money for Democrats across the country. [Full Article...]

Synagogue shooter tended to by Jewish doctors, nurses

Synagogue shooter tended to by Jewish doctors, nurses Members and supporters of the Jewish community come together in front of the White House for a candlelight vigil, in remembrance of those who died earlier in the day during a shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh , Oct. [Full Article...]

Macron called the main condition for the return of refugees to Syria

Macron called the main condition for the return of refugees to Syria The only political solution for Syria - The leaders recognized Syrian government and the United Nations as the authorities in negotiation processes, which directly opposes Washington's support of "moderate rebels" in a mission to overturn Syria's president Asaad. [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of regional instability over Khashoggi killing

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of regional instability over Khashoggi killing Mr. Trump has hedged his criticism of Saudi leaders over Mr. Khashoggi, insisting he does not want to imperil a "tremendous order" of $110-billion of weapons he says will support 500,000 U.S.jobs - figures that experts say are highly exaggerated. [Full Article...]

Merkel to give up CDU chair after 18 years: party source

She said she wanted to complete her fourth stint as chancellor but stressed that it would be "her last term", a party source told AFP. Mrs Merkel has reportedly told CDU party leaders that she will step aside from the leadership election bid after the centre-right party and the centre-left SPD both took a hit in ballots in Hesse state at the weekend. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh shooting: White House denies Trump rhetoric to blame

Pittsburgh shooting: White House denies Trump rhetoric to blame The Jerusalem Post quoted Dov Khenin, a member of the Joint List Arab faction in the Knesset, as saying that he suspects "the attack is an expression of the growth of risky antisemitism in American society - a part of the racist and violent wave during the presidency of [Donald] Trump". [Full Article...]

Voters back scrapping blasphemy offence from Ireland's constitution

Voters back scrapping blasphemy offence from Ireland's constitution The vote share was just below the record 56.3 percent received by longtime independence leader Eamon de Valera in a two-way contest in 1959. On the Presidential ballot people should vote for their preferred candidate and rank the other five in order of preference. [Full Article...]

We're turning back the clock this weekend... for perhaps the last time

We're turning back the clock this weekend... for perhaps the last time And for those people who didn't bother changing their clocks when they went forward in spring - you'll be back on the correct time, well for five months at least. (Picture: Getty Images)Why does the clock-changing happen? If the decision-making wheels turn fast enough, the change might just be in place by this time next year. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting identified as 46-year-old Robert Bowers

Suspect in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting identified as 46-year-old Robert Bowers At least 11 people were killed and six others were injured after a gunman opened fire Saturday morning inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh , U.S. state of Pennsylvania, a city official said . "Any attack on one community of faith is an attack on all communities of faith", said Wolf. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday he was "heartbroken and appalled" by the shooting. [Full Article...]


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