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Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor

Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor Warren is then shown getting the test results from Carlos Bustamante , a professor of Biomedical Data Science, Genetics and Biology at Stanford University, who has advised the genetic testing services Ancestry.com and 23andMe as well as the PBS series " Finding Your Roots ". [Full Article...]

Man takes woman hostage in train station

Man takes woman hostage in train station Police quoted by the Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger daily said a couple were involved, and the man had argued with the woman in a McDonald's restaurant, before holding her in a pharmacy at the station. "We need to find out what he wants, what his demands are and whether he carries a weapon", he said, adding that police were not aware of the man's motive. [Full Article...]

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in Alps

British cyclist shot dead by hunter in Alps French ski resort Les Gets confirmed on Monday that the victim was Marc Sutton, who owned a local health food restaurant called Wild Beets Kitchen. "The shooter went into deep shock when he realised what he had done". The prosecutor also suggested that the gun might have gone off accidentally, but added that he is under investigation for aggravated manslaughter. And in September 2017, a 13-yea... [Full Article...]

Royal wedding photos show surprise reunion

Royal wedding photos show surprise reunion Eugenie, who had surgery to correct her scoliosis at age 12 according to CNN , worked with designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos on her wedding dress. Photographer Bramall said it was "an honour and a privilege" to be invited to photograph the couple. The Queen has always thought to have liked Sarah, but Prince Philip can not stand to be in the same room as her, it is understood. [Full Article...]

No chance of time limit on Brexit border backstop, Coveney insists

No chance of time limit on Brexit border backstop, Coveney insists Time is against the U.K. Even if a deal is reached with the EU, Theresa May's government needs the backing of British lawmakers. But the option of a potential extension is being considered by negotiators in Brussels to allow extra time to draw up a deal on the future UK- EU relationship - and avoid the need to use a controversial "backstop" arrangement to prevent a hard border between Irela... [Full Article...]

Trump says Robert E. Lee comment was actually a Grant 'shoutout'

Trump says Robert E. Lee comment was actually a Grant 'shoutout' Lee was the "great general" who "drank too much" but was "incredible'". So Robert E. Lee was a great general . Was actually a shoutout to warrior Grant and the great state in which he was born. The correction , noted in a tweet Sunday afternoon, came hours after Trump bashed NBC News for "totally and purposely" changing the meaning of his remarks. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour Despite the almost 20-hour flight from London to Australia, both royals looked fresh-faced and happy to kick off their 16-day tour of the continent, which will take them across Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Harry and Meghan , who became the Duchess of Sussex when she married the royal redhead in May, will visit Sydney , Dubbo, Melbourne and Queensland's Fraser Island as part of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump hails 'truly lovely bride Princess Eugenie but gets wedding date wrong

Trump hails 'truly lovely bride Princess Eugenie but gets wedding date wrong Eugenie stunned in Peter Pilotto for her wedding ceremony. Front row, Mia Tindall , Savannah Phillips and Maud Windsor, following their Wedding, at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on Friday, Oct. Dougal said seeing her in the gown was the most special moment of the day, he added. The bride had read the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel shortly after meeting Brooksbank in the Swiss ski resort of... [Full Article...]

Maneka Gandhi sets up panel to look into all MeToo cases

Maneka Gandhi sets up panel to look into all MeToo cases I believe in all of them. Remaining silent on the number of women who had approached it till date, the panel said that the "prevalent culture of silence has long prevented women from speaking out and reporting such cases". BJP president Amit Shah has also announced that sexual harassment cases against Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar will also be probed. [Full Article...]

Two Britons reportedly killed as flash flooding hits Majorca

Two Britons reportedly killed as flash flooding hits Majorca Marina Bisquerra, a local high school student whose home was not affected, used a broom to clear mud from a neighbour's house. Many clung to balconies, rooftops, and even trees waiting to be rescued. The Spanish military deployed more than 100 emergency workers along with sniffer dogs to help rescue efforts. Mud and debris covers the ground after a storm on the island of Mallorca , Spain Octo... [Full Article...]

Brexit: DUP warns Theresa May not to accept ‘dodgy’ European Union deal

Brexit: DUP warns Theresa May not to accept ‘dodgy’ European Union deal The DUP leader also expressed disappointment over her meeting with European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier, and described him as "difficult and hostile". The summit had been pencilled in as the deadline for an agreement on the "divorce" terms of Britain's exit from the EU, however President of the European Council Donald Tusk has said there could now be "an extraordinary summit" in Novemb... [Full Article...]

Newlywed Princess Eugenie stuns in reception dress

Newlywed Princess Eugenie stuns in reception dress At her royal wedding, Princess Eugenie wore a dress with a low-cut back that revealed a long scar from an operation on her spine, inspiring others with back scars to share photos and feel more comfortable with their bodies. Jack's parents, and brother - George, Nicola and Thomas Brooksbank - also feature in the lush family portrait. The images were taken by Alex Bramall at Windsor Cast... [Full Article...]

UN Calls for Investigation of Khashoggi disappearance

UN Calls for Investigation of Khashoggi disappearance Trump, who took his first overseas trip as US president to the kingdom and whose son-in-law Jared Kushner has close ties to Prince Mohammed, said he had not yet talked to the Saudis about Khashoggi. In an essay in the Washington Post on Tuesday, Cengiz implored the president and Melania Trump to "help shed light on Jamal's disappearance". Riyadh insisted that Khashoggi left the building an... [Full Article...]

Fiance describes Jamal Khashoggi as 'lonely patriot'

Fiance describes Jamal Khashoggi as 'lonely patriot' Trump said there was much at stake with Khashoggi case, "maybe especially so" because he was a reporter. "There's something - you may be surprised to hear me say that, but there's something really awful and disgusting about that if that were the case". [Full Article...]

O'Rourke raises $38.1M, triples Cruz despite sagging polls

O'Rourke raises $38.1M, triples Cruz despite sagging polls It doesn't make too much sense in Texas Senate races, though that's the pie-in-the-sky dream territory for Democrats, who also spent $36 million on State Senator Wendy Davis' ill-fated gubernatorial run in 2014 (she lost 59 percent to 39 percent). [Full Article...]

Aboriginal ranger 'taken by crocodile' in Australia

Aboriginal ranger 'taken by crocodile' in Australia Authorities later found the body of the woman and the crocodile, about a half-mile from where she disappeared. "NT WorkSafe has been notified that a female Aboriginal Ranger has been taken by a crocodile", a statement issued by the government organization read. [Full Article...]

Trump promises 'severe punishment' if Saudis killed journalist

Trump promises 'severe punishment' if Saudis killed journalist The report in the pro-government Sabah daily, which could not immediately be verified, emerged after a delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived in Turkey for a joint investigation into his disappearance. That was our first hope. Turkish officials say they have tapes implicating the Saudis in Mr. Khashoggi's disappearance. Interior Minister Prince Abdel Aziz bin Saud bin Nayef slammed claims ... [Full Article...]

Taliban confirms meeting with United States peace envoy in Qatar

Taliban confirms meeting with United States peace envoy in Qatar The meeting with Khalilzad and other USA officials took place on Friday and talks will continue, the Taliban said in a statement emailed to journalists. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said Ambassador Khalilzad presented a report regarding his recent trips to the regional countries and emphasized that the United States is prepared for an all-out support to an Afghan-led pea... [Full Article...]

Trump Signs the Music Modernization Act Into Law

Trump Signs the Music Modernization Act Into Law NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith notes that his organization "is grateful for President Trump's signature ... thus culminating a years-long process to find consensus solutions to music licensing issues. "Uh oh, I got the mic", joked Kid Rock , a Trump supporter who has been to the White House before to dine with the president. The singer-songwriter replied, "I like it". [Full Article...]

Apartheid-era foreign minister Pik Botha dies

Apartheid-era foreign minister Pik Botha dies Roelof "Pik" Botha , the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86. The Nelson Mandela Foundation says despite South Africa's complex history, the country must remember the role Pik Botha played in establishing democracy. [Full Article...]


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