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Mattis says Trump gave him vote of confidence after '60 Minutes' comments

Mattis says Trump gave him vote of confidence after '60 Minutes' comments During his interview with " 60 Minutes " that was broadcast Sunday night, President Donald Trump regularly dodged questions and criticized the media's dishonesty when interviewer Lesley Stahl pushed back on his non-answers. Whereas Trump has made a hardline policy on immigration a centerpiece of his agenda, Mattis has publicly cited the valuable contributions that non-citizen members of the ... [Full Article...]

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli army

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli army Israel struck almost two dozen Hamas military targets throughout Gaza, Conricus added. Medics said that five people, including a mother and her three children, were being treated for shock and anxiety after the rocket exploded in the backyard their home in Beersheba. [Full Article...]

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use The first purchase, rung in by Canopy chief executive officer Bruce Linton at five seconds after midnight, was paid for by Nikki Rose, 24, who bought one gram for Mr. Non-medical cannabis will only be sold in standalone cannabis retail stores, and will not be sold alongside other products, such as liquor. Health Canada will develop regulations on edibles within a year, Blair said, adding he would ... [Full Article...]

California teen allegedly gave classmates cookies containing grandmother's ashes

California teen allegedly gave classmates cookies containing grandmother's ashes A girl brought cookies to school baked with her grandmother's ashes then gave them to nine of her friends to eat, it is claimed. "We took it as a public nuisance report, which probably fits in that criteria the most", he says. Millsap said he regrets that the story "has been taken up by the media" and said that there is no health risk to any students. We always take all allegations of wrongdoing... [Full Article...]

Multiple deaths in armed attack on Crimean college

Multiple deaths in armed attack on Crimean college Video footage from the scene showed armoured personnel carriers and military trucks lined up on the approach to the college in Kerch. Witnesses report that schools and nurseries are being evacuated across Crimea following the blast, and the school is being inspected for other possible bombs. [Full Article...]

Tilray CEO Sees Another Country Legalizing Pot in the Next Year

Tilray CEO Sees Another Country Legalizing Pot in the Next Year Across the country, recreational cannabis can now be purchased legally, with stores opening to excited customers for the first time on Wednesday. Consumers must be at least 18 years old, and the production, distribution or sale of cannabis products is an offense for minors. [Full Article...]

PM: Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

George Browning, president of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network, accused the government of "aligning itself with the most erratic, reactionary and bullish United States foreign policy ever". Israel was furious and retaliated by closing its embassy in Asunción and recalling its ambassador. What will the likely reaction be? Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the idea was suggested to ... [Full Article...]

Police searching for aspiring model’s killer

Police searching for aspiring model’s killer It turns out she was shot right before her auto, a white Mazda 626, veered into oncoming traffic, hitting a Suzuki XL-7 head-on, before being hit by a Ford Escape . " We would especially like to speak with the driver of the white SUV and the driver of the gray sedan that is seen passing Kelsey's vehicle as it is traveling in the lanes of oncoming traffic ", the police wrote in a Facebook post a... [Full Article...]

Wildlife official grins next to dead 'family of baboons' after slaughtering them

Wildlife official grins next to dead 'family of baboons' after slaughtering them The Idaho Game and Fishing Commission has seven members, who are subject to appointment by Governor Otter, and further confirmation by the national Senate. The governor's office has launched an investigation, and the photo has caused some to question Fischer's judgment. He warned that Fischer's actions put the commission in a bad light. [Full Article...]

'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests

'Rogue Killers' May Have Murdered Saudi Journalist, Trump Suggests Khashoggi , a Saudi journalist and columnist for The Washington Post , has gone missing since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "The king firmly denied any knowledge of it", Mr Trump said . Donald Trump says he has spoken to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for about 20 minutes about the Jamal Khashoggi case. [Full Article...]

'It's OK to be white' bill defeated in Australian Senate

'It's OK to be white' bill defeated in Australian Senate The Coalition's decision to endorse the motion sparked an immediate backlash, prompting Attorney-General Christian Porter to defend the move on social media. Crossbench senator Derryn Hinch savaged Senator Hanson, saying she was locked in a race to the bottom of the sewer with Katter's Australian Party member Fraser Anning. [Full Article...]

4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party

4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party Authorities said the shooting happened shortly after 5pm on Saturday in Taft, 12 miles north of Corpus Christi . He gave no motive for the shootings other than to say there was an altercation between members of two families. Those killed were identified as Juan Espinoza Sr., 62; Juan Sandoval III, 20; Jeremy Sandoval, 22; and Nicky Sandoval, 25. He said the three younger men were Juan Espinoza Sr... [Full Article...]

USA embassy in Canberra sorry for cat pyjama email

USA embassy in Canberra sorry for cat pyjama email According to the AAP, U.S. Mission to Australia public affairs counsellor Gavin Sundwall issued an apology saying there was no planned pajama party. It is unknown how widely the invite to the "cat pajama-jam" was circulated. In an unfortunate case of human error, an email from the US State Department in Australia was sent out with the title "meeting" and the glorious picture of a cat with a p... [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels defamation suit against Trump tossed out

Stormy Daniels defamation suit against Trump tossed out She then released a sketch of the man. The ruling ordered Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, to pay Trump's legal fees. Michael Avenatti , Clifford's attorney and a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, said Clifford would appeal. [Full Article...]

Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader

Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader Ilarion told journalists that the synod - the Russian Orthodox Church's decision-making body - was left with no choice but to sever ties with the patriarchate based in Istanbul. "The Russian Orthodox Church doesn't recognize those decisions and won't fulfill them", he said. "We are hoping common sense will prevail and that the Constantinople Patriarchate will change its relations to existing chu... [Full Article...]

Australia, US congratulate Harry and Meghan

Australia, US congratulate Harry and Meghan Speculation started around Friday that the duchess was pregnant when she wore a rather loose-fitting Givenchy coat to the royal wedding . The dress created a tent-like silhouette, making many fans wonder if she was hiding a small bump beneath it. [Full Article...]

John Oliver Taunts Trump Over His ‘Intense Bromance’ With Saudi Crown Prince

John Oliver Taunts Trump Over His ‘Intense Bromance’ With Saudi Crown Prince Khashoggi , an outspoken critic of the regime, hasn't been seen since entering a Saudi consulate in Islamabad on October 2. Turkish officials claim they have audio of Khashoggi being killed inside the consulate. "I haven't talked to everybody on the WWE roster but I can tell you that a lot of the people that are scheduled to go to Saudi Arabia; they don't want to go to Saudi Arabia", said Al... [Full Article...]

Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'

Climate change scientists have 'political agenda' New Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh did not have a say in Tuesday's decision not to hear the case, but he wrote the majority opinion from the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that annulled the Obama-era rule. "There is no "safe" level of warming, and there's no time to indulge fossil fuel stooges like Donald Trump in their science fiction fantasies", he added. [Full Article...]

Trump in Florida today to examine Hurricane Michael damage

Trump in Florida today to examine Hurricane Michael damage The Department of Corrections said Saturday that the inmates were evacuated from the Gulf Correctional Institution and Annex and a portion of Calhoun Correctional Institution. "Hopefully they (emergency crews) will be here soon". St. Pete Duke Energy employees found a lost dog in Port St. Joe, however, the furry pal was reunited with her human family. [Full Article...]

France floods: At least five dead as flash floods strike Aude

France floods: At least five dead as flash floods strike Aude In the town of Villegailhenc, resident Ines Siguet said floodwaters rose so quickly after the rains swept in from the Mediterranean that residents fled to rooftops. The Aude region is a popular tourist destination with old towns and villages in its hilly peaks and land stretching down to the Mediterranean. Authorities rushed hundreds of firemen and half a dozen helicopters to the region to help ... [Full Article...]


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