• Reno man flying with California Air Guard dies in Ukraine crash

    Reno man flying with California Air Guard dies in Ukraine crash

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    A Ukrainian Su-27 fighter jet lands during the Clear Sky 2018 multinational military drills at Starokostiantyniv Air Base in Khmelnytskyi Region, Ukraine, on October 12, 2018. Daniel Kelly, commander of Nehring's parent unit, the 144th Fighter Wing, said in a statement . The cause of the crash is being investigated by the USA and Ukrainian governments.
  • Russia: Student gunman kills 17, wounds 40 in Crimea

    Russia: Student gunman kills 17, wounds 40 in Crimea

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    Aksyonov said he had seen the body of the killer, whom he described as "not a Crimean, not even a person", adding that Roslyakov had acted alone. An explosion occurred after a homemade bomb packed with metal objects went off there, Russian investigators said.
  • Trump on hurricane damage: 'Nobody's ever seen anything like this'

    Trump on hurricane damage: 'Nobody's ever seen anything like this'

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    MEMA Director Kurt Schwartz said in a press release: "Just as other states have responded to our requests through EMAC to bolster our disaster response and recovery operations in MA, including the response to the September 2018 natural gas pipeline incident in the greater Lawrence area, we are able to support Florida as it deals with the impacts of Hurricane Michael ".
  • Obama’s Former Campaign Manager is Pretty Ticked About Warren’s DNA Stunt

    Obama’s Former Campaign Manager is Pretty Ticked About Warren’s DNA Stunt

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    Warren tweeted that Trump is a "cowardly elitist" and that she "won't sit quietly for Trump's racism" so she took the test. After denying that he ever made the $1 million promise Monday , Trump clarified later that day that it only applied if she took the DNA test during a 2020 presidential debate and if he conducted it "personally".
  • WWE under pressure to cancel Saudi Arabia show over missing journalist

    WWE under pressure to cancel Saudi Arabia show over missing journalist

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    Saudi Arabia's stringent laws against both women and the LGBT flies in the face of many performers in the company, not to mention the WWE's audience itself. In a almost 20-minute segment on Sunday's Last Week Tonight (watch it above), Oliver detailed the cozy and lucrative relationship between World Wresting Entertainment and Saudi Arabia, specifically Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (or MBS, as he's often called).
  • Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal peak found

    Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal peak found

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    Local villagers have retrieved at least six of the bodies, police said. The bodies were found by a search helicopter sent by the Korean Embassy on Saturday, when expedition organizers raised the alarm after they lost contact with the team for almost 24 hours.
  • Dozens injured as hurricane Leslie strikes Portugal

    Dozens injured as hurricane Leslie strikes Portugal

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    As of Saturday afternoon, Leslie was about 200 miles (320 km) west of Lisbon , the NHC said, adding that it is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone and dissipate by Sunday night or Monday. The Dublin Airport Authority has said no Irish flights have been cancelled or delayed to or from Portugal. Hurricane Leslie is in its last day, but it is a surprising threat to Portugal and Spain.
  • Columbus' Columbus Day: From AmeriFlora '92 to its cancellation

    Columbus' Columbus Day: From AmeriFlora '92 to its cancellation

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    But this year, the capital city's offices will remain open, and instead close on Veterans Day , which falls on November 12. The largest US city named after Christopher Columbus has decided against celebrating Columbus Day. "(Columbus) made two mistakes", he said. While Suozzi would support efforts to expand Indigenous Peoples' Day, "I just don't think it should be necessarily on Columbus Day", he said.
  • US F-35 Jets are Grounded Following Crash

    US F-35 Jets are Grounded Following Crash

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    A Marine Corps F-35 operating from the USS Essex amphibious assault ship recently struck a Taliban target in Afghanistan, the first successful USA combat sortie for the jet. The issue as described by the JPO indicates the issue is believed to come from a subcontractor who supplied the fuel tubes for engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney.
  • Warning of heavy rain

    Warning of heavy rain

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    According to the forecasters: "Gusts 50 to 60 miles per hour are likely in some places, with potential for gusts of 70 to 80 miles per hour around exposed coasts and hills, with large waves an additional hazard". The weather has caused problems for a number of businesses and events in Northern Ireland. Arriva Trains Wales have warned passengers to expect further travel disruption and have published an amended timetable for Saturday .
  • China in communication with US as trade surplus hits record $34.1B

    China in communication with US as trade surplus hits record $34.1B

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    The Chinese currency has been falling in value against the dollar in recent months, raising concerns that China is devaluing its currency as a way to make Chinese goods more competitive against US products. The US also accuses China of reckless military actions in the South China Sea. "It's obvious that the immediate effects of the trade war are the exact opposite of what the Trump administration had been planning", Andrew Polk of Beijing-based research firm Trivium China tells the Post .
  • Air India plane hits wall on take-off

    Air India plane hits wall on take-off

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    It was reported by Trichy airport officials that they have observed that the aircraft might have come in contact with the airport perimeter wall. An Air India passenger plane made an emergency landing in Mumbai after hitting a wall during take-off, damaging the aircraft.
  • Storm Callum: Donegal's coastal areas 'vulnerable'

    Storm Callum: Donegal's coastal areas 'vulnerable'

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    By Sunday, the weather is expected to settle down slightly as both warnings are lifted. "For Tayside and Fife on Friday there are no warnings in force but the rain is going to continue across the area right into Saturday". Cllr John Campbell says areas of South Donegal which have been prone to flooding in the past owing to high tides could still be vulnerable. The country is getting ready for Storm Callum.
  • Girl scout among 34 dead found in Indonesian quake quagmire

    Girl scout among 34 dead found in Indonesian quake quagmire

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    Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a briefing in Jakarta that the search will continue for hundreds still missing, including many buried in deep mud and debris from collapsed houses and buildings. "More than half of my family are gone", Hasnah said as she sobbed. Udrekh, a disaster expert at Indonesia's Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), said Indonesia is discussing with Japan whether to invest in seabed cables with sensors that could ...
  • Bulgarian arrested in Germany, charged with journalist's murder

    Bulgarian arrested in Germany, charged with journalist's murder

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    Interior Minister Mladen Marinov said today that there is no evidence to suggest the killing was linked to Ms Marinova's work. "In the last six years, it's been an incredibly risky time to be a journalist", says Robert Mahoney the Committee to Protect Journalists ( CPJ ) deputy executive director.
  • South African finance minister criticized after testimony

    South African finance minister criticized after testimony

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    Nene is a key ally of Ramaphosa, who reappointed him finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle shortly after he became president earlier this year. He previously served as minister of finance from May 25, 2014, until his controversial removal by former President Jacob Zuma on December 9, 2015.
  • Saudi's crown prince: reformism and authoritarianism

    Saudi's crown prince: reformism and authoritarianism

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    Khashoggi went to the Saudi consulate on Tuesday to get documents for his forthcoming marriage. Officials repeatedly said the deal was "on track, on time " for the second half of 2018, but earlier this year they said it would be delayed into 2019.
  • Limo crash kills 20 people in NY

    Limo crash kills 20 people in NY

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    In New York, seatbelts are only required for the limo driver and front-seat passenger, he said . And the driver wasn't properly licensed. Romantic partners Amanda Halse and Patrick Cushing are being mourned by the siblings they left behind.
  • Barbara Bush ties the knot in Maine

    Barbara Bush ties the knot in Maine

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    Jenna Bush Hager's wedding, 10 years ago, was a Texas event. Jenna's twin sister, Jenna Bush Hager , 36, was also among the attendees, as were Jenna's daughters, Mila , 5, and Poppy , 3, who served as flower girls. Her grandfather, George H.W. Bush, was in attendance, looking as adorable and handsome as ever. Former first daughter Barbara Bush has tied the knot.
  • Israel raids Palestinian village after deadly shooting

    Israel raids Palestinian village after deadly shooting

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    President Reuven Rivlin lamented the loss of life as well as the wider cost of an attack at a place where Israelis and Palestinians work side by side. Speaking at Barkan, Yossi Dagan, head of a regional council for Israeli settlements in the area, said there were "Jewish and Palestinian workers standing outside together and crying ".
  • U.S. and China have 'fundamental disagreements', says Mike Pompeo

    U.S. and China have 'fundamental disagreements', says Mike Pompeo

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    Mr Moon spoke of the imminent travel plans of the North Korean and Chinese leaders during a Cabinet meeting a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travelled to North Korea , but did not elaborate further. Chairman Kim said he's ready to allow them to come in. Pompeo replied that it was "important that we listen to each other, work through and find constructive solutions so we can find a good outcome for both our countries".
  • Supporters of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi rally in Istanbul

    Supporters of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi rally in Istanbul

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    In the face of sustained concern about Khashoggi's whereabouts, the Saudi press have reported that the consulate in Istanbul is, as of Thursday , "carrying out the follow-up procedures and coordination with Turkish local authorities to uncover the circumstances of the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi after he left the consulate building".
  • N to take Shehbaz's detention to Parliament, stage protest

    N to take Shehbaz's detention to Parliament, stage protest

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    However, the Islamabad High Court freed the trio on bail last month and suspended their sentence after they challenged the Avenfield verdict. A source at the time said that Fawad had also provided "incriminating evidence" against the ex-chief minister in the Ashiana Housing corruption case, making it hard for him (Sharif) to defend himself before a combined investigation team of the NAB Lahore .
  • Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate

    Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate

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    A Turkish official separately told the AP that authorities believe Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Consulate. "We believe that the murder was premeditated and the body was subsequently moved out of the consulate ". Meanwhile, President Erdogan said that he was personally following the case, adding that he still hoped for a positive outcome to the matter. The statement went on to say that Saudi Arabia "routinely uses draconian laws to crack down on peaceful dissent at home, and has even ...
  • Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors

    Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors

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    By Thursday, the official death toll stood at 1,424, but it is widely expected to rise as most of the dead accounted for have been from Palu , while figures for remote areas are trickling in or remain unknown. The work to retrieve bodies has been hampered by lack of heavy equipment to dig them out. Haq told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY that water is the main issue because most of the water supply infrastructure has been damaged.
  • United Kingdom exposes Russian cyber attacks

    United Kingdom exposes Russian cyber attacks

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    It also revealed that the agents had also made searches for the OPCW-affiliated Spiez laboratory in Switzerland - which the Swiss last month said had been targeted by Russian Federation. If that wasn't successful, the hackers would conduct "on-site" or "close access" hacking operations with trained GRU members traveling with sophisticated equipment to target their victims through Wi-Fi networks.