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Rahul leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters

Rahul leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters The government had effected the dramatic changes, that constituted an order to Verma and Asthana to go one leave; to instal Rao in Verma's place as Director that it stated was "interim" later when the matter was taken to court; and transfers of CBI officials perceived to be "close" to Verma and those who had been working with him in the investigations against Asthana. [Full Article...]

Flash floods: 18 killed in this Middle East country

Flash floods: 18 killed in this Middle East country The pain and suffering of every family is my own pain and suffering as well. A complex rescue operation involving helicopters, divers, sniffer dogs and hundreds of searchers had continued into the night Thursday and then resumed after daybreak on Friday. [Full Article...]

Man arrested following attempted theft of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral

Man arrested following attempted theft of Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral She told the Salisbury Journal: "We were walking past the cathedral as the alarms started, and everyone was starting to come out". "It looked like some men play-fighting but as they got through the gates I saw a hammer drop to the floor and one of the men kicked it into the road whilst another man held on to him", the eyewitness said . [Full Article...]

Modi Govt Affecting CBI's Independence, Ousted Director Alok Verma Tells Supreme Court

Modi Govt Affecting CBI's Independence, Ousted Director Alok Verma Tells Supreme Court To bring the perspective of the Central Vigilance Commission order recommending the divesting of powers of Verma and Asthana, Joint Director M Nageshwar Rao has been given the charge to look after the duties and functions of the Director as an interim arrangement, a CBI spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Pressure grows on Saudi Arabia

Pressure grows on Saudi Arabia The Turkish government told US officials that it has audio and video recordings, which confirmed that Khashoggi killed in the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul . -Oct. 18: A leaked surveillance photograph shows a member of Prince Mohammed's entourage during several trips overseas walked into the consulate just before Khashoggi vanished there. [Full Article...]

Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipweck

Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipweck They found a Greek trading vessel whose design had previously been seen only on ancient pottery. This shipwreck is on the floor of the Black Sea. Researchers stated that the oxygen-free water had helped preserve the vessel. Southampton University joined efforts with the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust, Bulgaria's Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Sozopol, Sweden's Södertörn University in Sto... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump Holds 'MAGA' Rally In Houston, Texas In Support Of GOP

Pres. Trump Holds 'MAGA' Rally In Houston, Texas In Support Of GOP The president acknowledged his rocky relationship with Cruz when they were fierce competitors in the 2016 GOP presidential primary. President Donald Trump set aside his differences with Texas Sen. "So when he says "nationalist, ' is he thinking of all those connotations you just mentioned or is he speaking sloppily?" "For all middle income people 10%" the president said. [Full Article...]

Trump foresees no Democratic 'blue wave' coming

Trump foresees no Democratic 'blue wave' coming Whitmer is poised to do well in bellwether Oakland, which also has two major congressional races, and Democrats are running female candidates in all eight legislative seats considered to be competitive there. Republicans have a large and expanding advantage on the economy. "Both caucuses on the Democratic side should pick up seats this year". While the preferences of partisans have remained stab... [Full Article...]

Observance, search planned for missing girl Jayme Closs

Observance, search planned for missing girl Jayme Closs According to a CNN report on Oct.21, in the 911 call, the dispatcher " could hear a lot of yelling" and the call was "pinged" to the Closs' house. Officials have been searching for Jayme since October 15 after a mysterious 911 call led deputies to their home in Barron County. [Full Article...]

Trump's making the migrant caravan a political issue. Here are the facts

Trump's making the migrant caravan a political issue. Here are the facts While no specific group has said it's responsible for organizing the current caravan, Pueblo Sin Fronteras, founded in 2010, has led asylum-seeking migrants through Central America for more than 15 years, most recently in April - another caravan that drew ire from Trump . [Full Article...]

Prince Harry opens fourth Invictus Games in Sydney

Prince Harry opens fourth Invictus Games in Sydney The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a ceremony to unveil a Sydney war memorial 84 years in the making on the fifth day of their visit to Australia . Megan refused to participate in the race, but instead watched the scene and laughed heartily while Harry cheered the kids and yelling, "Go! They are showing that mental health does not discriminate", OneWave co-founder Grant Trebilco sa... [Full Article...]

Turkey says it won't allow "cover-up" in Khashoggi killing

Turkey says it won't allow Following the Saudi statement , Australian officials announced their withdrawal from an global investment summit planned in Riyadh . The United States warned Friday of a "wide range" of responses should it determine that Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Khashoggi , as Turkey widened its investigation into the scandal. [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan: 4,000 trekking towards U.S. border

Migrant caravan: 4,000 trekking towards U.S. border In a series of tweets, Trump said that if Mexico is incapable of stopping the immigrants, he will "call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!" With less than three weeks before the November 6 midterm elections, Trump seized on the migrant caravan to make border security a political issue and energise his Republican base. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi disappearance: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to in Riyadh

Khashoggi disappearance: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to in Riyadh Khashoggi was living in self-imposed exile in the United States and had criticized Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in columns written for The Washington Post . A Saudi source said on Monday that the Crown Prince has ordered an internal investigation of the disappearance. Turkey said Mr Erdogan "stressed the forming of a joint working group to probe the case". [Full Article...]

Did a woman enter Sabarimala? Social media abuzz with speculation

Did a woman enter Sabarimala? Social media abuzz with speculation Thousands protested in the days running-up to the scheduled opening on Wednesday afternoon. Madhavi, 40, a devotee from Andhra Pradesh, tried to enter Sabarimala temple on Wednesday but had to drop her plans and return after protestors heckled and attacked her from entering the shrine, as per local reports. [Full Article...]

Here's What Legalization Means for Cannabis Earnings This Quarter

Here's What Legalization Means for Cannabis Earnings This Quarter I'm not cold. It's freezing outside but I am not cold. Experts say Canada's legalization is going to change the global conversation on drug policy. Adam Bierman, the CEO MedMen, the largest United States cannabis retailer, told Business Insider in an interview. [Full Article...]

'Tacky' painting of Trump drinking with other presidents hangs in White House

'Tacky' painting of Trump drinking with other presidents hangs in White House United States President Donald Trump's 60 Minutes interview with Leslie Stahl that aired on Sunday night gave a glimpse of a painting that left everyone baffled and amused at the same time . "We're stuck with these people , and I don't want a chain", Trump said of some people who've come to the U.S. via such family reunification. "He was very complimentary". [Full Article...]

'Horseface': Trump Insults Stormy Daniels on Twitter

'Horseface': Trump Insults Stormy Daniels on Twitter Citing a Fox News headline about a judge tossing Daniels's suit, Trump tweeted: "Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas". Avenatti appealed the ruling to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, he wrote Monday night on Twitter. Donald Trump and Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels . [Full Article...]

2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot "involved"

2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement that an SU-27 fighter jet had crashed Tuesday afternoon "in the area of Ulanov, between the settlements of Berdychiv and Khmilnyk". [Full Article...]

German train station shut down after woman taken hostage

German train station shut down after woman taken hostage There had been reports of shots fired, although police later said this was not the case. Cologne's central station itself is a major interchange for trains across Germany and Western Europe. Police say officers have contact with the man and that trained hostage negotiators are working on the case. There was a full evacuation of the station, one of Germany's biggest transport hubs. [Full Article...]


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