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A Massive Search for Missing Teen Jayme Closs Yielded Nothing

A Massive Search for Missing Teen Jayme Closs Yielded Nothing Also on Friday, the Barron County Sheriff's department released their log of the 911 call . "You know you got to be sure your doors are locked all the time now, I guess". No one on the line talked to the dispatcher, but the dispatcher could hear a disturbance, authorities said. The FBI in office in Milwaukee said Closs was likely taken from the house by an unknown person who had a gun, reporte... [Full Article...]

Trump to withdraw U.S. from global postal treaty

Trump to withdraw U.S. from global postal treaty At the end of each year, postal services settle up with one another based on the annual volume and weight of transactions between nations, based on a fee that's written into the treaty. A one-pound package sent from China cost the Postal Service $10 to deliver it, but the Chinese only pay $2.50 to send it. The Postal Service applauded the action Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Assange sues Ecuador government for ‘violating his fundamental rights’

Assange sues Ecuador government for ‘violating his fundamental rights’ Wikileaks confirmed that Ecuador had threatened to remove the protection it has provided Mr Assange since 2012, when he sought... A statement said: "Ecuador's measures against Julian Assange have been widely condemned by the human rights community". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia says Journalist Khashoggi's Death Result of Fistfight, 18 Arrested

Saudi Arabia says Journalist Khashoggi's Death Result of Fistfight, 18 Arrested Saudi Arabia has since confirmed he was killed inside the consulate after a fight broke out. "What happened is unacceptable". Trump has repeatedly pointed out that Khashoggi wasn't a USA citizen and on Monday floated the notion that "rogue killers" may have been involved. [Full Article...]

Greek foreign minister resigns over Macedonia deal dispute

Greek foreign minister resigns over Macedonia deal dispute Earlier, it had been widely reported Kotzias had clashed with Defence Minister Panos Kammenos over a deal brokering an end to a decades-old name dispute with Macedonia. Kammenos, who heads the governing coalition's junior party, opposes the agreement reached in June and has threatened to leave the coalition if the pact comes to parliament for ratification. [Full Article...]

Caravan Forced Back at Mexican Border

Caravan Forced Back at Mexican Border Others prepared to cross the river in rafts, the traditional way migrants enter. Lopez Obrador wants to avoid repression against migrants and also to avoid angering the United States. "Everyone I talked to said they had no other choice", Weir said. And he threatened to send troops to "shut down" the southern US border if Mexico failed to stop what he called an "onslaught". [Full Article...]

Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs

Facebook has hired Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs Schrage, who led the social network's response to its several scandals, stepped down from the role in June after a decade with the company. How the former deputy prime minister will fare against United States politics, on the other hand, is hard to glean. [Full Article...]

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

Migrant caravan: 4,000 trekking towards U.S. border Mexican police wearing anti-riot gear were waiting on the Mexican side. "We are offering documented entry to those who have a passport and visa, and to those who do not, documented entry via an application for refugee status, on humanitarian grounds". [Full Article...]

United States charges Russian woman with interfering in 2018 midterms

United States charges Russian woman with interfering in 2018 midterms The U.S.is concerned about the foreign campaigns "to undermine confidence in democratic institutions and influence public sentiment and government policies", said the statement from national security officials. Those companies have been indicted in a separate case by special counsel Robert Mueller for allegedly taking part in the massive Russian campaign to interfere in the 2016 presidential ele... [Full Article...]

Student gunman kills 19 in Crimean school

Student gunman kills 19 in Crimean school Violent attacks on schools and colleges are extremely rare in Russian Federation but there have been several high-profile cases recently with far fewer victims. Russian media reported that an unidentified gunman or gunmen attacked the college. " Reports on casualties are being verified", Svetlana Petrenko, spokesperson for the Russian government, told TASS news agency . [Full Article...]

Trump says United States asked Turkey for audio-video evidence in Khashoggi case

Trump says United States asked Turkey for audio-video evidence in Khashoggi case The Washington Post columnist's disappearance on October 2 has escalated into a behind-the-scenes power play, with Ankara apparently pushing for unrevealed concessions from the kingdom. In a separate statement also issued by Nauert, Pompeo on the same day met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , as the top USA diplomat "expressed the United States' concern over Jamal Khashoggi's disap... [Full Article...]

Train runs over people watching "Dussehra celebrations", more than 50 killed

Train runs over people watching In the wake of the tragedy, the Punjab government also ordered state mourning. A crisis management group under Punjab health minister Brahm Mohindra was set up to monitor relief and rehabilitation efforts. #WATCH Eyewitness at #Amritsar accident site says, "Congress had organised Dussehra celebrations here without permission". Reuters could not immediately confirm that death toll. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests rogue killers murdered journalist Khashoggi

Trump suggests rogue killers murdered journalist Khashoggi On Monday afternoon, another scenario emerged: CNN reported that Saudi Arabia is preparing to say that Khashoggi was killed in an interrogation "that went wrong" and that he was supposed to be abducted instead. "I think one of the strong things that we can do is not only stop military sales, not only put sanctions on Saudi Arabia, but most importantly, get out of this awful, bad war in Yemen... [Full Article...]

Trump appears to threaten USMCA deal when lashing out at migrant caravan

Trump appears to threaten USMCA deal when lashing out at migrant caravan He closed his small business instead. An immigration activist who led a similar migrant caravan through Mexico in April was arrested on Thursday in the Mexican city of Ciudad Hidalgo. "Mexico's policy consists in respecting and protecting human rights" of migrants, Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete said earlier this week. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein Agrees to Sit for Transcribed Interview With Judiciary, Oversight Leaders

Rosenstein Agrees to Sit for Transcribed Interview With Judiciary, Oversight Leaders Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte and Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy announced later Wednesday that Rosenstein will sit for a transcribed interview that they will conduct with Judiciary ranking members Jerold Nadler and Oversight ranking member Elijah E. [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS

Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS Up to 3,000 migrants crossed from Honduras into Guatemala on Monday on a trek northward, after a standoff with police in riot gear and warnings from Washington that migrants should not try to enter the United States illegally. Anyone entering the U.S. illegally would be arrested, detained and then deported back, President Donald Trump has warned as he threatened three Central American nati... [Full Article...]

Brexit Transition Extension 'Probably Will Happen' Says EU Commission President

Brexit Transition Extension 'Probably Will Happen' Says EU Commission President Theresa May is facing criticism from her own party after signalling she might be willing to extend the post-Brexit transition period . Follow the latest developments from the Brussels summit with our rolling Brexit Update. They conclude by issuing a warning to the embattled PM, saying if any "potential gains are sacrificed because of European Union bullying and the Government's desperati... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico Trump has made migrant caravans a symbol of all that is wrong with USA immigration policies. Thursday's comments were not the first time Trump has threatened to close down the southern border entirely. The caravan started out with several hundreds people in San Pedro Sula, a notoriously violent city in Honduras's northwest. Image copyright Reuters Image caption A Honduran migrant, part of... [Full Article...]

South Korea on U.S. Treasury Department's watch list for currency manipulation

South Korea on U.S. Treasury Department's watch list for currency manipulation Trump titled "Modernizing the Monetary Reimbursement Model for the Delivery of Goods Through the International Postal System and Enhancing the Security and Safety of International Mail". Since 1969, poor and developing countries - including China - have been assessed lower rates than have wealthier countries in Europe and North America. [Full Article...]

Theresa May says 'maybe' to transition period extension — European Union summit

May's suggestion that she'd be willing to extend the Brexit transition period by up to one year has predictably led to outrage among Conservative MPs and cries of "I told you so" from the opposition. Theresa May's strategy, of course, has been to take things to the wire to make it look like she's scored a victory at the last moment. Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that "we need much t... [Full Article...]


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