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Federal investigation of Rudy Giuliani includes counterintelligence probe

Federal investigation of Rudy Giuliani includes counterintelligence probe The businessman, Lev Parnas , is a close associate of Giuliani and was involved in his effort to investigate Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden , who is a leading contender for the 2020 Democratic Party nomination. [Full Article...]

FC Barcelona: Prison not the answer for Catalonia leaders

FC Barcelona: Prison not the answer for Catalonia leaders Spain's government said it would do whatever it takes to stop the violence and issued the statement that it "will act, if needed, with firmness, proportionality and unity". "Given the current situation, there should be a joint response from the pro-independence groups", said Vidal Aragonés, spokesperson for the CUP. Similar protests turned violent in other towns in Catalonia, which has seen a ri... [Full Article...]

Erdoğan, Putin to meet in Russia's Sochi

Erdoğan, Putin to meet in Russia's Sochi He pointed out that other major forces in the region, including Iran and Russian Federation (which both back Assad), are also opposed to ISIS . "Maybe they can do it without fighting", Donald Trump said. and leave the safe zone which we have determined as soon as tonight", Erdogan told members of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) in parliament. [Full Article...]

Defying NATO allies, Turkey says it rejects Syria cease-fire

Defying NATO allies, Turkey says it rejects Syria cease-fire The move came after the United States announced it was withdrawing its troops from the area, leaving the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), its main ally in the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL or ISIS) armed group, without USA military support. [Full Article...]

Brexit-rella? European Union sets midnight deadline for resolving Irish border issue

Brexit-rella? European Union sets midnight deadline for resolving Irish border issue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists his country will leave at the end of the month with or without an agreement, although United Kingdom lawmakers are determined to push for another delay rather than risk a chaotic no-deal Brexit . [Full Article...]

Modi picks up trash from seaside town while hosting China's Xi

Modi picks up trash from seaside town while hosting China's Xi There was an acknowledgement that both India and China were "very complex and very diverse countries" and both would work together so that radicalization and terrorism did not affect their multicultural, multiethnic and multireligious societies, Gokhale said. [Full Article...]

Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault

Thousands flee, dozens reported killed as Turkey pushes Syria assault Separately, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged Ankara to exercise restraint in its incursion though he acknowledged what he said was Turkey's legitimate security concern about the Syrian Kurdish fighters. Trump initially defended his move saying he had been elected on "getting out of these ridiculous endless wars " and that " Turkey , Europe, Syria , Iran, Iraq, Russia and the ... [Full Article...]

Is Pete Sessions The 'Unnamed Congressman' in Newly Unsealed Indictment?

Is Pete Sessions The 'Unnamed Congressman' in Newly Unsealed Indictment? The two were arrested at Dulles airport in Virginia on Wednesday night (local time ), prosecutors said . Sessions added that he's been friends with Giuliani for 30 years but doesn't know about his business or legal activities in Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Estimated 100,000 forced to flee as Turkish invasion pushes deeper into Syria

Estimated 100,000 forced to flee as Turkish invasion pushes deeper into Syria The Kurdish Red Crescent said there had been 11 confirmed civilian deaths so far and 28 serious injuries, mostly in Ras al-Ain and another border town, Qamishli. Reflecting worldwide fears that Turkey's offensive could revive the ISIS group, two auto bombs exploded outside a restaurant in the Kurdish-controlled urban center of Qamishli, killing three people, and the extremists claimed responsibi... [Full Article...]

Gordon Sondland agrees to appear at impeachment inquiry under subpoena

Gordon Sondland agrees to appear at impeachment inquiry under subpoena Marie Yovanovitch said she was " incredulous " at being dismissed by President Donald Trump in May. "Although I understand that I served at the pleasure of the President, I was nevertheless incredulous that the USA government chose to remove an Ambassador based, as best as I can tell , on unfounded and false claims by people with clearly questionable motives", Yovanovitch wrote. [Full Article...]

Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land — Georgia

Please kill these snake-like fish that can breathe on land — Georgia We are now taking steps to determine if they have spread from this water body and, hopefully, keep it from spreading to other Georgia waters", he concluded. "You think you're doing the fish a favor, but you're doing Georgia no favor by releasing the fish". Hunter Roop, fisheries biologist with Georgia DNR in Gainesville, said the additional four were found within 100-200 yards of the original ... [Full Article...]

UC Berkeley cancels classes for 2nd day because of power outage

UC Berkeley cancels classes for 2nd day because of power outage One of the areas where the power was shut off was the suburban town of Moraga, where about 100 homes were ordered evacuated as a wildfire spread in the hills early Thursday. The campus will be open Wednesday, but services will be limited, the university said. When the power might be turned back on is undetermined, and depends on when the winds die down. [Full Article...]

Indonesian security minister attacked by man with knife

Indonesian security minister attacked by man with knife The attack comes just over a week before President Joko Widodo kicks off a second term after his April re-election. ANTARA learned that a helicopter has been on standby at the Pandeglang Square for evacuating Wiranto to Jakarta . "The perpetrators are alleged to have been exposed to Islamic State radicalism", Prasetyo said, without elaborating. According to Indonesia's State Intelligence Agen... [Full Article...]

Inmate is the deadliest serial killer in US history

Inmate is the deadliest serial killer in US history After he was transferred to Texas on a separate murder case, Little would later confess to Texas Ranger James Holland and FBI investigators to killing 93 women across the country, including Hill. In August , he pleaded responsible to murdering 4 girls in Ohio. In one of the five cases the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking public assistance to solve, Little describes meeting a young bla... [Full Article...]

Brutal new poll shows 3 in 10 Republicans support Trump impeachment push

Brutal new poll shows 3 in 10 Republicans support Trump impeachment push A simple majority in the House's 435 members are needed to impeach the president, meaning that the members already supporting the inquiry are enough to kick the question over to the Republican-led Senate for a trial . A lot of people said very few people could handle it. According to a Washington Post-Schar School poll that was conducted between October 1-6, Americans by a 58-38 percent ma... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court takes up cases over LGBT rights

Supreme Court takes up cases over LGBT rights Eddie Reynoso while waiting in line outside the Supreme Court building on Monday. Justice Elena Kagan, a liberal, suggested sexual orientation is a clear subset of sex discrimination, saying that a man who loves other men can not be treated differently by an employer than a woman who loves men. [Full Article...]

Deer Crashes Into Hair Salon

Deer Crashes Into Hair Salon Heredia recalled to the outlet that after the animal entered the salon, it threw its antlers into the air a few times as it slid across the slippery floor and toward the break room in the back. A deer is seen crashing through a salon window on Saturday. I couldn't even imagine this happening. "It was huge", she said . Three customers were in the shop at the time and the woman sitting on th... [Full Article...]

Former Dallas Cop Who Fatally Shot Neighbor Testifies in Court

Former Dallas Cop Who Fatally Shot Neighbor Testifies in Court The judge briefly halted the proceedings to allow Guyger to compose herself. Overcome with emotion, Guyger breaks down several times on the witness stand, telling the jury, "I'm so sorry". "It started hitting me that this guy, I have no idea who he is, and that's when everything just started to spin", she testified. "When you shot him twice, you meant to kill him, didn't you?" The prosecution ... [Full Article...]

Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees in Yemen

Houthi rebels release hundreds of detainees in Yemen Cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei said the world has ignored another possibility, that the Houthis could have used Russian weapons seized from the Yemeni army or that they had procured them on the weapons market. Saudi Arabia, which leads a coalition that has been battling the Houthis, has not responded to Saturday's Houthi announcement that they had carried out the attack. [Full Article...]

North Korea, US to hold working-level talks at weekend - KCNA

North Korea, US to hold working-level talks at weekend - KCNA It is not clear where the meetings will take place. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus confirmed to ABC News that talks would occur "within the next week", but said she did not have other details to provide, such as a date or location. [Full Article...]


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