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17,500 Dutchmen gave DNA samples for murder probe. Now, an arrest

17,500 Dutchmen gave DNA samples for murder probe. Now, an arrest Verstappen's body was found a day after his disappearance close to the camp site, with authorities later confirming he had been sexually abused before his death. The incident horrified the Dutch and led to an extraordinary manhunt across Europe which included the voluntary donation, earlier this year, of 16,000 DNA samples in an attempt to solve the case. [Full Article...]

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310

Earthquakes in western Iran kill 2, injure 310 The quake was felt as far away as Baghdad, according to Iraqi state television, which also said there were no injuries recorded. Kermanshah governor Houshang Bazvand told state broadcaster IRIB that two people were killed and 255 injured . [Full Article...]

Stream Video Captures Moment Gunman Opened Fire on Video Game Tournament

Stream Video Captures Moment Gunman Opened Fire on Video Game Tournament Three people have been killed and several injured in a shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville , Florida . Footage then shows Katz turning the gun on himself, police said. All of them, he said, were expected to recover. There is one suspect, a white male, who died at the scene; he has not yet been identified. Police also say Katz stayed at a local hotel the night before the ... [Full Article...]

Trump's feud with Sessions intensifies

Trump's feud with Sessions intensifies President Donald Trump prizes loyalty, and he says that's the only reason he made Jeff Sessions attorney general. Trump renewed criticism of Sessions in a series of posts on Twitter Friday, after a televised interview Thursday in which he said the former Alabama senator "never took control" of the Justice Department . [Full Article...]

More floods threaten Hawaii as tropical Storm Lane drifts away

More floods threaten Hawaii as tropical Storm Lane drifts away The storm now is packing winds with gusts up to 50 miles per hour, but those are expected to weaken over the next two days as Lane moves west in the Pacific Ocean. The island of Oahu, home to Honolulu and 70 percent of Hawaii's 1.4 million residents, has not experienced the same severity of effects as the Big Island so far. [Full Article...]

Aussie PM Scott Morrison announces his 'next generation team'

Aussie PM Scott Morrison announces his 'next generation team' She added she hasn't yet decided whether she will run for office in the country's next general election, set for 2019. Marise Payne, the former defence minister, was given the foreign affairs portfolio after incumbent Julie Bishop resigned Sunday. [Full Article...]

Rohingya who stayed behind still persecuted in Myanmar

Rohingya who stayed behind still persecuted in Myanmar Some of the protesters carried paper flags of Myanmar. Global pressure had led Myanmar - which does not recognize Rohingyas as its citizens - and Bangladesh to ink a deal on November 23 to repatriate members of the mostly-Muslim Rohingya minority. [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly Rejected White House Statement Praising Life Of John McCain

Trump Reportedly Rejected White House Statement Praising Life Of John McCain The Vietnamese people have that will and Mr. John McCain has that will. But I would not trade a day of my life, in good or bad times, for the best day of anyone else's'. McCain denounced him for using language that "fired up the crazies", while Trump said McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy. [Full Article...]

Cardinal: Pope knew but ignored U.S. archbishop’s sex abuse cases

Cardinal: Pope knew but ignored U.S. archbishop’s sex abuse cases Archbishop Vigano claimed that then-Pope Benedict imposed unannounced sanctions on Cardinal McCarrick. Vigano also claims Pope Benedict XVI was aware of the allegations and had asked McCarrick to "withdraw to a life of prayer and penance". [Full Article...]

U.S. vows to fight Iran lawsuit in global court

U.S. vows to fight Iran lawsuit in global court The Iranian currency, the rial, has lost half its value against the dollar, the monthly inflation rate has risen to 10.2%, and unemployment stands at 12.5%. Iran filed a complaint against Washington in July, saying that by pulling out of the deal, the U.S. breached the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights signed in 1955. [Full Article...]

Northwest Montana continues with worst air quality in the state

Northwest Montana continues with worst air quality in the state However, smoke may return next week. Visibility is reduced on area roads and highways and the smoke is also driving the Air Quality Health Index to extreme levels. To receive text updates on wildfires smoke changes, text WILDFIRES to 313131. The biggest health threat from smoke comes from fine particles. Children, seniors, and those with cardiovascular or lung disease, such as asthma particula... [Full Article...]

Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya

Myanmar military leaders should be tried for genocide against Rohingya The UN genocide panel. Such a mechanism should be mandated to consider crimes dating back to at least 2011, the primary period covered by the Fact-Finding Mission report , Human Rights Watch said. The report (PDF ) savages Mrs Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who is the undisputed political leader of the country. In the final 20-page report, it said: "There is sufficient information t... [Full Article...]

GoFundMe investigating campaign for homeless Samaritan

GoFundMe investigating campaign for homeless Samaritan A bank account will be set up for him with funds for every day needs that will get him through until he finds a job. "We will work to ensure that Johnny receives the help he deserves and that the donors intentions are honored". D'Amico said he has done nothing wrong. Although he doesn't think that will actually transpire. Until then, they say giving money to someone addicted to drugs would be li... [Full Article...]

China Condemns 'Irresponsible' Trump Accusations Over N. Korea

China Condemns 'Irresponsible' Trump Accusations Over N. Korea Trump's decision came just days after the United Nations nuclear watchdog reported it had not found any indication that North Korea had stopped its nuclear activities. The sanctions were created to exert painful economic pressure on Pyongyang and drive North Korea's Mr. Kim to enter into talks over the country's nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify Weisselberg was also treasurer of The Donald J. Trump Foundation, the president's nonprofit, which has been sued by the NY attorney general for alleged violations of state law. Daniels was paid $130,000 from Cohen directly and McDougal was paid from the publisher American Media, Inc., which owns the National Enquirer . "So the only issue here is whether or not there was a failure to report the ... [Full Article...]

Huge wildfire spreads southwest of Berlin

Huge wildfire spreads southwest of Berlin Whole streets are smoky, fire department spokesman told the Berliner Zeitung. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes. The fire started on Thursday afternoon and spread quickly through the dry pine forests. Some 600 firefighters are now battling the wildfire around 50km outside the German capital, Brandenburg Interior Minister Karl-Heinz Schroter said, as quoted by local media. [Full Article...]

8 dead, including 6 children, following Chicago apartment fire

8 dead, including 6 children, following Chicago apartment fire In addition to the eight people killed, two children were injured and taken to a hospital, the fire department said. The cause of the fire has not been determined but no smoke detectors were found in the home, officials said. Police officers helped push a stretcher towards an ambulance while a paramedic performed CPR. A firefighter was hospitalized for overexertion and is in good condition. [Full Article...]

Julie Bishop resigns as Australian foreign affairs minister

Julie Bishop resigns as Australian foreign affairs minister The Coalition's primary vote dropped four points to 33%, with Labor on 41%. Michael McCormack is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, and Regional Development under the Morrison government, while Bridget McKenzie is minister for Regional Services. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom coast guard searches for 2 missing fishermen in North Sea

United Kingdom coast guard searches for 2 missing fishermen in North Sea All units have now stood down. They had been in the raft for four hours. They were picked up by the Pacific Princess , which turned around after spotting a distress flare. Their fishing boat sank about 25 miles north-east of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She said the captain later announced that there was a search for two more men. [Full Article...]

Sturgeon: Salmond complaints can not be "swept under the carpet"

Sturgeon: Salmond complaints can not be She also said that her relationship with the former first minister, who was her mentor for a decade before she succeeded him in 2014, made the situation "extremely difficult" for her to come to terms with. Former first minister Alex Salmond is suing the Scottish government following complaints about his conduct during his time in office. "I would also ask that the privacy of those who have complai... [Full Article...]


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