• Saudi-Led Coalition Agrees to Evacuate Injured Houthis From Yemen - UK Office

    Saudi-Led Coalition Agrees to Evacuate Injured Houthis From Yemen - UK Office

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    The port of Hodeida is the entry point for more than three-quarters of imports and worldwide humanitarian aid to Yemen , a country on the brink of starvation. Saudi-led coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki had no immediate confirmation of the strikes but told AFP he would check. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the destruction of the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, a vital lifeline for millions of starving civilians, could trigger a "catastrophic" situation.
  • Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

    Saudi admits journalist Khashoggi dismembered in consulate

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    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in May 2010. The body parts were then handed over to an agent outside the consulate, he said . After first insisting Khashoggi left the consulate unharmed, Saudi authorities said he was killed in an argument that degenerated into a brawl before finally accepting what Turkey had said virtually from the start - that he was killed in a premeditated hit.
  • Melania Trump says Bolton Deputy should be ousted

    Melania Trump says Bolton Deputy should be ousted

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    Nancy Reagan , for instance, had an ongoing feud with Chief of Staff Donald Regan . It is expected Deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel will be fired. The Straits Times reports that Ricardel has "sort of alienated everyone" in the NSC staff except for Bolton. She is a longtime GOP official who previously served in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George W.
  • British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame

    British PM Theresa May: Brexit talks are nearing their endgame

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May now has to persuade her Cabinet members to give her their blessing. Theresa May's Cabinet met on Tuesday morning to discuss Brexit . It is utterly unacceptable to anybody who believes in democracy. The core issue is that May and her negotiating team have floated several ideas for a deal - essentially picking and choosing parts of European Union membership they like (lucrative trading conditions) but wanting to get rid of elements they don't like ...
  • California wildfires force hundreds of thousands to evacuate, claim five lives

    California wildfires force hundreds of thousands to evacuate, claim five lives

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    Your mother's somewhere and you don't know where she's at. Lining the fire zone streets are charred , abandoned cars that mark the moment families decided fleeing on foot was their safest option. Stephen Lam / Reuters Karma Kamman, left, embraces an evacuee displaced by the Camp Fire outside the emergency shelter at Neighbourhood Church of Chico in Chico, Calif.
  • Six killed after Israeli incursion into Gaza Strip

    Six killed after Israeli incursion into Gaza Strip

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    The Gaza Ministry of Health identified the two slain Palestinians as Mohammed Zakariya al-Tatari, 27, and Mohammed Zuhdi Odeh, 22 - adding that another three Palestinians had been wounded by Israeli strikes. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was holding consultations at Israel's military headquarters to discuss the situation, his office said in a statement.
  • Elderly woman confuses Merkel for 'Madame Macron'

    Elderly woman confuses Merkel for 'Madame Macron'

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    Trump thanked Macron in a tweet for the "beautiful ceremony" before heading to the United States military cemetery at Suresnes, west of Paris to pay tribute to America's war dead. President Trump lashed out at European leaders after French President Emmanuel Macron denounced his "America First" brand of nationalism and called for the creation of a European army , independent from the US.
  • 56% of Democrats Don't Want Pelosi to Be House Speaker

    56% of Democrats Don't Want Pelosi to Be House Speaker

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    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker , the acting US attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member, the WSJ reported .
  • Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

    Ferocious winds whip California fires as death toll rises to 31

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    More than 8,000 firefighters in all battled three large wildfires burning across almost 400 square miles in Northern and Southern California , with out-of-state crews arriving. Public safety officials toured the Paradise area to begin discussing the recovery process. "Most of the residential [area] is gone". But the tweet sparked fierce condemnation from the International Association of Fire Fighters.
  • At least 17 dead as three auto bombs explode in Somalia

    At least 17 dead as three auto bombs explode in Somalia

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    It is reported that the first of three explosions, however, once on the scene arrived physicians, came fourth. In Somalia, a suicide attack in the capital Mogadishu , killing at least 20 people. Among the dead was Sahafi owner Abdifatah Abdirashid, whose father was killed in a similar attack on the same hotel three years ago, according to Radio Dalsan.
  • At Least 23 Killed During Raging Camp Fire: Butte Sheriff

    At Least 23 Killed During Raging Camp Fire: Butte Sheriff

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    Los Angeles County sheriff's chief John Benedict said two bodies were found in the fire zone of a Southern California blaze, the first fatalities from fires blazing north and west of downtown Los Angeles. What are the main fires? . California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to provide assistance to the fire-hit areas. Homes and other buildings were still burning and fire crews were trying to extinguish those blazes, said Scott McLean, a captain with the ...
  • Sri Lanka crisis: President Sirisena dissolves parliament, calls for snap polls

    Sri Lanka crisis: President Sirisena dissolves parliament, calls for snap polls

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    Jayampathy Wickramaratne, one of Sri Lanka's foremost constitutional law experts and a member of Parliament representing Wickremesinghe's United National Front coalition, said he and other coalition delegates met with the chairman of Sri Lanka's Election Commission on Saturday and urged him not to take action toward the snap elections decreed by the president on Friday.
  • Two Muslim women first to win congressional seats

    Two Muslim women first to win congressional seats

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    Omar's victory amounts to another first: She and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib , who also won Tuesday night, will become the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress. Meanwhile, The Democratic Party's takeover of the US House of Representatives will likely result in an African-American woman becoming chair of the chamber's Africa policy sub-committee.
  • Chinese state media debuts AI news anchors

    Chinese state media debuts AI news anchors

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    Rounding out a two-minute bulletin, the English-speaking virtual newsreader said it would improve with experience. FBN's Stuart Varney on China developing a virtual anchor to deliver the news. I English lead-artificial intelligence. The AI News Anchors unveiling took place at the fifth world Internet Conference. The AI newscaster is a pure virtual mouthpiece in a country with tight controls on press freedom, and its first report this week featuring fawning coverage of China's ...
  • Trump and Macron seek unity before armistice centenary

    Trump and Macron seek unity before armistice centenary

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    Trump sent a tweet calling Macron's proposal "very insulting" as the US president's plane landed Friday evening for celebrations with world leaders commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I . The French president, who has enacted major defence spending hikes to bring France in line with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending targets, is spearheading the creation of a nine-country European rapid reaction force, independent from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
  • Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

    Norwegian Oil, Gas Plants Restart after Ship Collision

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    The collision occurred in a western Norway fjord as the KNM Helge Ingstad was returning from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises, with 137 people aboard. The frigate was lying in the water nearly on its side with its stern under the water. The Equinor Sture oil shipment terminal, from which the oil tanker left fully loaded, was closed as a precautionary measure but reopened Thursday.
  • Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings

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    Horrifying mobile phone footage posted on social media showed a man lunging at police officers with a knife as a vehicle was engulfed in flames nearby. "He was face down, face down, and there was a lot of blood", he said. But some bystanders risked their own lives to help police stop the attacker. "They didn't know what to do because obviously in that situation it is pretty insane".
  • Father Of Son Killed In Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting: ‘Absolutely Heart-Wrenching’

    Father Of Son Killed In Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting: ‘Absolutely Heart-Wrenching’

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    He was totally committed, he gave his all, ' Sheriff Geoff Dean told reporters at the scene last night. Police say Ian David Long , a Marine Corps veteran and resident of Thousand Oaks, was the shooter. They responded to a call at a house in April where the suspect was acting irrationally. But it had an extended magazine - one capable of holding more ammunition - that is illegal in California , Dean said.
  • Michiana to join nationwide protest after Sessions' forced resignation

    Michiana to join nationwide protest after Sessions' forced resignation

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    Mr Sessions removed himself from the probe after Democrats accused him of failing to disclose contacts he had had with the Russian ambassador as a senior adviser to Mr Trump's campaign. Whitaker now becomes Mueller's new boss and judging by past statements he will be sympathetic towards Trump. I've known Jeff for a long time. "Committees of the United States Congress are conducting investigations parallel to those of the special counsel's office, and preservation of records is critical ...
  • Trump just turned CNN's Jim Acosta into a martyr

    Trump just turned CNN's Jim Acosta into a martyr

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    When an intern tried to take the mic from Acosta to let the next reporter ask a question, he continued needling the president, who finally called him a "rude, bad person". After taking criticism for the gross mischaracterization of events, Sanders proceeded to tweet a video of the event as evidence of Acosta's "inappropriate behaviour".
  • Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

    Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

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    Earlier, at 8 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office issued evacuation orders for the area on both sides of Oro Chico Highway from Durham Dayton north to Estates Drive. Cal Fire spokesman Scott McClean said the fire is burning toward the city of Chico but he's "not necessarily" concerned the fire will breach the city limits.
  • Trump says 'too bad' to Republican losers who refused to embace him

    Trump says 'too bad' to Republican losers who refused to embace him

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    They could now launch investigations into Mr Trump's administration and business affairs, from tax returns to potential conflicts of interest. Russian President Vladimir Putin denies any involvement in Trump's election victory, and the Kremlin shrugged off concerns that a Democratic-controlled House would increase pressure on Russia.