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Boat Accident in Uganda Claims At Least 35 Lives

Boat Accident in Uganda Claims At Least 35 Lives

Meanwhile, the police and the army marine units have located the wreckage of the ferry and Akiiki said some nine bodied had been retrieved with many more still trapped inside. Police carried victims in tarpaulins and hauled them into a waiting truck, occasionally drawing loud wails from some of the onlookers. Kayima updated on social media. Read More

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American missionary John Chau bore gifts for tribespeople

American missionary John Chau bore gifts for tribespeople

While scholars believe North Sentinelese islanders probably migrated from Africa roughly 50,000 years ago, nearly nothing is known about their lives today, from what language they speak to how many survive. "In the morning of 17 November, they saw a dead person being buried at the shore which from the silhouette of the body, clothing and circumstances appeared to be the body of Chau", the release said clearly defining the circumstances leading to Chau's death, nearly five days after the ... Read More

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Turkey rips Trump for turning a

Turkey rips Trump for turning a "blind eye" to Jamal Khashoggi killing

Donald Trump's comments about Jamal Khashoggi's killing show the USA president will turn a blind eye to the issue no matter what investigators uncover, Turkey's foreign minister said Friday. Sabah newspaper reported Khashoggi was first strangled using a bag over his head before Salah Muhammed Al-Tubaigy, a lieutenant-colonel in the Saudi forensic department, drained his blood in the bathtub before dismembering him. Read More

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Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban

Byron Torrez says he knows a federal judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration's effort to deny asylum to people who enter the USA without permission. "We will take all necessary action to defend the executive branch's lawful response to the crisis at our southern border", the statement said. Meanwhile, huge metal or concrete barricades and walls of concertina wire went up Monday on both sides of the US-Mexico border as the caravan poured into Tijuana, the ... Read More

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A "Creep Shot" of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sparked Outrage

But she was left having to defend herself against social media attacks about her clothing and accusations she has misrepresented her working class roots. She will earn approximately $174,000 a year as a lawmaker. "We can't start working in 2020". Ohio State Representative Niraj Antani (R) mocked Ocasio-Cortez for mistakenly saying "three chambers of government " instead of "three branches of government ". Read More

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'They Weren't Deleted.' President Trump Defends Ivanka's Use of Personal Email Account

'They Weren't Deleted.' President Trump Defends Ivanka's Use of Personal Email Account

Ivanka Trump , daughter and adviser of President Trump , sent hundreds of emails to government officials through a personal email account previous year, according to The Washington Post . The former presidential candidate initially said none of the emails she sent or received through the server were classified. The extent of her email use was discovered in September 2017. Read More

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Airbnb Is Removing Rentals in Israeli-Occupied West Bank Settlements Following Criticism

Airbnb Is Removing Rentals in Israeli-Occupied West Bank Settlements Following Criticism

Critics of the move pointed out that Airbnb maintains listings in other disputed territories including Turkish-occupied north Cyprus, the Moroccan-occupied Sahara, and Tibet . "National conflict [sic] exist throughout the world and Airbnb will need to explain why they chose a racist political stance against some Israeli citizens", Erdan said, as reported by Haaretz . Read More

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APEC ends in flurry of announcements

APEC ends in flurry of announcements

Xi delivered a speech titled "Harnessing Opportunities of Our Times To Jointly Pursue Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific" at the 26th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Port Moresby on Sunday. "I have been to China and I have seen also the huge tree replanting and I've seen also the axing of major industries that are producing huge greenhouse gas into the air", said Samoa's Tuilaepa. Read More

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Trump is secretly questioning Mike Pence's loyalty - worrying some advisers

Trump is secretly questioning Mike Pence's loyalty - worrying some advisers

Given this new power, the Trump administration wants to prevent exports related to 14 high-tech sectors, such as biotechnology, robotics, and artificial intelligence. Addressing APEC shortly after Xi spoke, Pence criticized China for "opaque" and debt-ridden infrastructure loans, forced technology transfers and intellectual property theft and militarization of the South China Sea. Read More

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Rain Is Forecasted for Fire-Ravaged California This Week

Rain Is Forecasted for Fire-Ravaged California This Week

Rain in Wednesday's forecast added urgency to the task: While it could help firefighters knock down the flames, it could hinder the search by washing away fragmentary remains and turning ash into a thick paste. More than 1,080 personnel are actively fighting the fire. It is 55 percent contained. This combination photo of satellite images provided by DigitalGlobe shows a neighbourhood in the northern California town of Paradise before a wildfire on September 10, 2018, left, and after the ... Read More

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Congress Relatively Mum on Raging California Camp Fire

Congress Relatively Mum on Raging California Camp Fire

Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the 630 people missing a week after the fast-moving blaze reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble. "We'll be looking at everything", he said. Jerry Brown (D) and Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom (D) on Saturday to visit the Camp Fire that's still raging in Paradise, California. Read More

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APNewsBreak: Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race

APNewsBreak: Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race

Mr Kemp's campaign said even if every vote that Ms Abrams campaign is arguing for is granted by the courts and counted for her, she can not overcome his lead or force a run-off. Injustice won. The corrupt and openly racist Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia. Her strategy of running as an unapologetic liberal who attracts new voters to the polls resonated in a rapidly changing state. Read More

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National Security Official Forced Out of White House After Clash With Melania

National Security Official Forced Out of White House After Clash With Melania

Amid a flurry of speculation over the potential exit of President Donald Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly , White House Director of Strategic Communications Mercedes Schlapp attempted to put the rumors to rest. Ricardel voiced her displeasure with the government resources committed to facilitating a trip to Africa by Melania. U.S. President Donald Trump contended Thursday that his White House operations are "running very smoothly", even as he asserted he would be dismissing more key ... Read More

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Michelle Obama on Trump: 'You don’t get results when you go low'

Michelle Obama on Trump: 'You don’t get results when you go low'

And she's been sure to slip in a few juicy details. That worry inspired her to move to Washington , D.C., where Obama said her mother became a beloved figure in the White House. President Trump frequently questioned Barack's American citizenship, which resulted in his legitimacy as president being doubted. On November 11, the 54-year-old appeared on ABC News special with Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts , where she opened up on feeling "lost and alone" after suffering a ... Read More

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North Korea flexes muscle with arms test

North Korea flexes muscle with arms test

As the Daily Wire's Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro noted recently, North Korea hasn't halted its missile development program, even though it assured American negotiators it was ending its pursuit of nuclear weapons. Quoting Vice President Pence, the Foreign Secretary said, the United States looks forward greatly to working with India on various issues both on political side and economic side "to ensure that we have a fair rules based worldwide order". Read More

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Heavy Rain Arrives on Monday

Heavy Rain Arrives on Monday

Northwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour. What the models do agree on tonight is the timing of the precipitation, meteorologists say, with most of the rain occurring from about 9 p.m. "Where we see some sunshine, temperatures get into the mid, maybe even high, teens in places". Western counties will be just a tad warmer, with a few locations seeing highs in the lower 50's. Read More

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MS senator makes joke about

MS senator makes joke about "public hanging"

Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Mississippi, says she would be "on the front row" at "a public hanging". Many critics of the comments pointed to Mississippi's long history of racism and noted that the state had the highest rate of lynchings of African Americans in the country during the Jim Crow era, according to a report by the Equal Justice Initiative. Read More

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U.S. Officials 'Harden' Border With Mexico To Prepare For Migrant Caravan

U.S. Officials 'Harden' Border With Mexico To Prepare For Migrant Caravan

The first wave of migrants in the caravan, which became a central theme of the recent USA election, began arriving in Tijuana in recent days, and their numbers have grown each day. Larger groups are expected to arrive at the border in the coming days. "If they arrive at a Port of Entry, they will have to wait in line in keeping with the lawful processes at our ports of entry". Read More

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CNN sues, demanding return of Acosta to White House

CNN sues, demanding return of Acosta to White House

During his presidential campaign, Trump told CNN that, if elected, he would not kick reporters out of the White House. CNN took its access battle against the Trump administration to court on Tuesday, demanding the reinstatement of correspondent Jim Acosta's White House credentials because their revocation violates the right of freedom of the press. Read More

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In solemn Paris ceremony, Macron leads global WW1 Armistice commemorations

In solemn Paris ceremony, Macron leads global WW1 Armistice commemorations

The two both attended a lunch Macron hosted for world leaders following Sunday's ceremony. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. "We have a lot of problems". U.S. officials have stressed that Washington is fully committed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance despite Trump's comments. Read More

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Country music fans endure 2nd mass shooting in barely a year

Country music fans endure 2nd mass shooting in barely a year

She was grateful to be around so many who were close to her, and many were fellow survivors. The Las Vegas massacre left 58 people dead and more than 515 injured, and was the deadliest mass shooting in recent United States history. The deaths brings to 25 the number of people killed in the state's wildfires in the past few days, with 23 found dead in a Northern California wildfire. Read More

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Sri Lanka Ousted Premier Ready for Polls as Legal Action Planned

Sri Lanka Ousted Premier Ready for Polls as Legal Action Planned

Perera, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Vajira Abeywardena, Gayantha Karunatilleke, Dr. Harsha de Silva and Rajitha Senaratne met the Election Commission members to lodge a protest over the dissolution of Parliament and calling for elections. The island nation plunged into a constitutional crisis following the move. Sirisena opened a new session of parliament urging coalition partners to end a power struggle with him and work towards economic and political reforms. Read More

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