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Sydney hit by 'once in 100 years' storm, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

Sydney hit by 'once in 100 years' storm, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories Two police officers were also injured on Wednesday while assisting motorists on a flooded road in Sydney's north. A female Probationary Constable suffered serious injuries, including a suspected broken leg. "It's turning into being a wild day", SES regional controller Greg Murphy told Seven Network. Meanwhile at least a dozen people have been rescued, a supermarket's walls burst with water a... [Full Article...]

Korea leader willing to allow nuke site inspection

Korea leader willing to allow nuke site inspection The government has yet to be notified by the North how many North Korean carriages will be added to the train. The two Koreas will begin a joint survey on reconnecting railways across their border this week, Seoul said Wednesday, the latest move in a rapid reconciliation drive between the two countries. [Full Article...]

'Bin the backstop': DUP leader's conference plea to PM

'Bin the backstop': DUP leader's conference plea to PM Speaking to Sky News on the eve of her speech, Mrs Foster denied that her annual conference could signal the end of the deal at Westminster. No dissenting voices spoke against Foster, bad news for May, who relies on the DUP's 10 lawmakers to stay in power. [Full Article...]

Mom, baby found dead outside cabin after suspected bear attack

Mom, baby found dead outside cabin after suspected bear attack After killing the bear, Roesholt came upon Valerie and baby Adele's bodies. Coroners officials said the two appeared to be out for a walk when they were killed sometime between 10 a.m. "It's going to be devastating to the community, because it's going to hit home to everybody", he said. About three years ago, she and Roesholt bought the cabin near Einarson Lake, some 250 miles northwest of t... [Full Article...]

Pak Terrorist, Wanted In Kashmir Editor's Murder, Killed In Encounter

Pak Terrorist, Wanted In Kashmir Editor's Murder, Killed In Encounter Malik was one of the six terrorists killed in the encounter that broke out between terrorists and security forces in Sekipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir's Anantnag district in the wee hours of Friday. As per his earlier disclosure, police said, Naveed Jatt alias Hanzalla was born in Multan , Pakistan . State's director general of police Dilbag Singh said Jatt was one of the prime a... [Full Article...]

Special Counsel Says Paul Manafort 'Breached' Plea Deal, Lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Special Counsel Says Paul Manafort 'Breached' Plea Deal, Lied to Federal Bureau of Investigation The rupture in relations may have dire consequences for Manafort, 69, who sought to avoid spending the rest of his life in prison by pleading guilty to two conspiracy counts after a jury convicted him of bank and tax fraud. The special counsel investigating alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election said the breach meant there was now no reason to delay sentencing. Manafort and WikiLeaks both... [Full Article...]

Nergal On Christian Missionary Murder: "This Idiot Asked For That, No?"

Nergal On Christian Missionary Murder: Dependra Pathak, the director general of police of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the former of which North Sentinel Island is a member, noted that the Friday visit to the island involved a team composed of personnel from the police, forest department, tribal welfare department and coast guard, AP reported. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump Defends 'Fantastic' Red Christmas Trees

Melania Trump Defends 'Fantastic' Red Christmas Trees When asked about her choice in decor Wednesday, Melania urged people to visit the White House before criticizing the decorations. "In real life they look even more handsome and you are all very welcome to visit the White House, the people's house". [Full Article...]

Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi Arabia

Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi Arabia Putin will be one of several leaders to meet the Saudi prince, who is also expected to hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and United Nations chief Antonio Guterres. Democratic Senator Bob Menendez said the Senate had been "stonewalled from hearing from the Central Intelligence Agency director". The New Jersey Democrat said he respected Pompeo and Mattis but added: "I don't ne... [Full Article...]

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins divisive Mississippi Senate vote

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith wins divisive Mississippi Senate vote Mississippi Republican Senate candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith has defeated Democratic challenger Mike Espy in the state's runoff election for the U.S. Senate seat. And Espy, while a serious candidate, had baggage of his own. "I know one thing: If she loses, I'll be blamed, and if she wins, I'll be given no credit", Trump told Washington Post reporters in an interview Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker

Kansas Democrat backs Pelosi bid for House speaker Lynch appeared to concur with that line of thinking rather than push back on the suggestion that other Pelosi critics have deemed a "false choice" and tried to combat privately for weeks. Meanwhile, the number of rebels trying to oust Pelosi and vowing they can not be bought off appears to be dwindling. Pelosi's office could not immediately be reached to comment for this story. [Full Article...]

Costa, other Democrats might oppose Pelosi unless demands are met

Costa, other Democrats might oppose Pelosi unless demands are met Kurt Schrader , D-Ore., played down the significance of Wednesday's caucus vote and said the true fight for House speaker will occur in January. Notably, despite being the first woman to lead a party in Congress, a majority of female respondents, 57 percent, said they see Pelosi as a liability for Democrats . [Full Article...]

Report faults Indonesian airline's safety measures in crash

Report faults Indonesian airline's safety measures in crash Contact with the Boeing 737 MAX jet was lost 13 minutes after it took off on October 29 from the capital, Jakarta, heading north to the tin-mining town of Pangkal Pinang. Pilots tried to correct this by pointing the nose higher, until the system pushed it down again. The report repeats recommendations that pilots be better versed in emergency procedures aware of past aircraft problems. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump says her private email use is nothing like Hillary Clinton's

Ivanka Trump says her private email use is nothing like Hillary Clinton's There were no deletions. "There really is no equivalency", she said. 'There's no equivalency to what my father's spoken about'. Clinton's usage of a private email server instead of a government email account during her time as secretary of state was a central part of President Donald Trump's campaign against her in 2016. [Full Article...]

Pakistan and India begin construction of 'corridor of peace'

Pakistan and India begin construction of 'corridor of peace' Speaking about the need for better relations between India and Pakistan, the premier said, "If we want to end poverty, borders should be opened". He added, the corridor will facilitate the Sikh pilgrims to visit their holiest sites in Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Would "Totally Be Willing" To Shut Government Over Wall Funding

Would Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection , said that 69 migrants who managed to cross the border on Sunday were being processed and could face criminal charges related to illegal entry and assaults on agents. About 5,000 arrived last week in Tijuana , Mexico, The Associated Press reported . A chaotic border clash with choking tear gas fired by USA agents left Centra... [Full Article...]

Trump 'may cancel Putin talks' over Ukraine-Russia sea clash

Trump 'may cancel Putin talks' over Ukraine-Russia sea clash The US president said on Tuesday he might cancel the meeting a a result of the incident, but the Kremlin said on Wednesday it thought the talks would proceed as planned. "It was organised by the president ahead of the elections". The strait is the only route for ships traveling between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, where Ukraine has several ports. [Full Article...]

GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith Wins Miss. Runoff

GOP US Sen. Hyde-Smith Wins Miss. Runoff The Associated Press called the race for Hyde-Smith at 10:24 P.M. ET. She sparked further controversy when she was shown on another video joking about suppressing liberal student votes, and photographs surfaced of her posing with Confederate artifacts in 2014. [Full Article...]

A hot PlayStation mic captures sounds of apparent rape, leads to arrest

A hot PlayStation mic captures sounds of apparent rape, leads to arrest Fifteen minutes later, Fabian returned to the internet game. The 15-year-old victim told police she told Fabian to stop four times and that he pushed her down and put his hand over her mouth. Police say the latest offence happened at Fabian's home on June 28. A 16-year-old witness told deputies he heard the assault online because Fabian left his mic on during the incident, the newspaper rep... [Full Article...]

Major change ahead with Storm Diana brewing in Atlantic

Major change ahead with Storm Diana brewing in Atlantic MET Eireann have predicted more heavy rain and strong winds with gusts reaching up to 130km/h for Wednesday. "The rain warning is not as widely distributed as the wind warning". Heavy rain is also expected, although the storm is expected to move through relatively quickly. Dry in many places at first tonight , but spells of wet and windy weather will spread from the southwest later. [Full Article...]


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