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Israeli jets hit 80 targets in Gaza amid rocket fire and protests

Israeli jets hit 80 targets in Gaza amid rocket fire and protests Israeli warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against the besieged Gaza Strip , shortly after soldiers of the occupying regime shot dead several protesters from the impoverished enclave. Later, sirens sounded in Israeli towns and communities around the Gaza Strip to warn that militants had launched rockets. A fifth man died east of Bureij in central Gaza when a hand grenade he was holding... [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu makes surprise, unpublicized visit to Oman

Israel's Netanyahu makes surprise, unpublicized visit to Oman This was the first visit by Netanyahu to any Gulf state and the first such visit by any Israeli premier for more than two decades. While historic, Netanyahu's meeting did not immediately signal a breakthrough in peace efforts because Oman does not have the clout or leverage of nations like Saudi Arabia to strongly advocate for either side or to push them closer to the negotiating table. [Full Article...]

CBI top officials Verma, Asthana continue to hold posts

CBI top officials Verma, Asthana continue to hold posts He also accused him of destroying institutions including the CBI, the Election Commission and the Enforcement Directorate. " Chowkidar chor hai (Watchman is a thief)". The Prime Minister can not give a rupee in waiver for farmers. "Chowkidhar chor hai", he roared. The protests in the national capital were replicated in other parts of country. [Full Article...]

'Real-life Spiderman' climbs one of UK's tallest buildings - without wires

'Real-life Spiderman' climbs one of UK's tallest buildings - without wires Roberts may want to wait a bit before taking on another building in London, but we doubt this will be his last climb. The maverick climber has scaled more than 100 structures without ropes or other safety equipment, setting a record for "most buildings climbed unassisted", according to Guinness World Records. [Full Article...]

Man with long criminal history charged after weeklong bomb-package scare

Man with long criminal history charged after weeklong bomb-package scare A 12th package was addressed to Clapper at cable network CNN and was intercepted at a New York City post office, a federal law enforcement official said . Earlier on Friday, Trump complained on Twitter that he was being blamed for the mail bombs . He said the pipe bombs were "not hoax devices" and could cause explosions. [Full Article...]

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum insult each other in final Florida debate

Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum insult each other in final Florida debate In September, Kise said his client never received money from Gillum . Gillum explained that the trust police instill in the community should "bring most situations to heel" alone. The implication is clear: It's a racial slight, as apparently all forms of political antagonism towards Gillum are. Andrew Gillum , the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, has now been targeted a second ... [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani says United States behind killing of Saudi journalist

Iran's Rouhani says United States behind killing of Saudi journalist It's the latest turn in the saga of the killed Saudi writer and dissident after the kingdom on Thursday cited evidence showing that his killing was premeditated - changing its story again to try to ease worldwide outrage over the macabre circumstances of Khashoggi's October 2 death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka President sacks Prime Minister

Sri Lanka President sacks Prime Minister The legality of the move is disputed after a constitutional amendment passed in 2015 removed the president's power to sack the prime minister. The question of who remained prime minister was ultimately up to the parliament, analysts said. [Full Article...]

Suspicious package sent to NJ Sen. Cory Booker, FBI says

Suspicious package sent to NJ Sen. Cory Booker, FBI says Debbie Wasserman Schultz's office is housed in Sunrise, Florida, Oct. 24, 2018. Several of the packages contained what officials called a "potential explosive device", though none were found to be operational. And that these theories persisted Friday, even after a suspect had been detained, was a reminder that for those who spread doubt and misleading information, for whatever ends - confusion... [Full Article...]

Facebook report shows backers of United States political ads

Facebook report shows backers of United States political ads The ad archive was launched in May, allowing anyone with a Facebook account to peruse its depths and seek out ads created by political groups, candidates, and " issues of national importance ". Unlike O'Rourke's operation, Trump's committee does not rely on small donors and can accept checks worth nearly a half a million dollars. The company spent $12.5 on ads related to politics and issues of n... [Full Article...]

Prospects for Trump-Xi Deal Fade Even With G-20 Meeting Confirmed

Prospects for Trump-Xi Deal Fade Even With G-20 Meeting Confirmed He said, " China is not afraid of a trade war with the us and will not be intimidated by what is going on with the Trump administration". He did say that a broad agreement "on some basic principles and trading rules" including intellectual-property theft, forced transfer of technology, and tariffs on agricultural products "would be most welcome". [Full Article...]

Facebook fined £500k over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook fined £500k over Cambridge Analytica scandal In summary, the ICO said Facebook failed to protect users by allowing developers access to data without clear and proper consent between 2007 and 2014. Facebook is under political pressure for their conservative bias since Donald Trump won the election, a poll by Media Research Center shows one-third (32%) of self-described conservative Facebook users have left or are considering leaving Faceb... [Full Article...]

President Trump says he's 'bringing out the military' at border

President Trump says he's 'bringing out the military' at border Migrants are often kidnapped by people traffickers and drugs gangs who force them to work for them. Despite raising Trump's ire, thousands of Central American men, women and children seeking to escape violence, poverty and government corruption in their home countries continued their journey toward the distant US border. [Full Article...]

‘Deep’ problems with refugee bill: Labor

‘Deep’ problems with refugee bill: Labor The putative member for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps, told Guardian Australia on Monday evacuating children from Nauru was something she would raise with Morrison as part of a discussion about future guarantees on supply and confidence, assuming she arrived in Canberra at the conclusion of the current count. [Full Article...]

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well

Turkish probe of Khashoggi killing turns to garden well It is the latest reversal from Saudi authorities, who last week said Khashoggi was killed accidentally in a fistfight at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by "rogue" agents. "There is a crime here, but there is also a humanitarian situation". "They had a very bad original concept". CIA Director Gina Haspel heard the audio recording during a visit to Turkey this week, The Washington Po... [Full Article...]

Strong 6.8-magnitude quake strikes off Greece

Strong 6.8-magnitude quake strikes off Greece The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre ( EMSC ) has warned about a possible low-scale tsunami that can last for several hours after the quake, citing sea level changes following the tremor. The tremor was felt in Greece's capital, Athens, and as far away as Italy. There were power cuts and slight damage to the port of Zakynthos, near the epicentre. [Full Article...]

Man and woman fall to their deaths in Yosemite

Man and woman fall to their deaths in Yosemite Spokesman Scott Gediman says the park is still investigating when the man and woman fell and from what spot at Taft Point, which is at an elevation of 7,500 feet (2,285 meters). The post has been shared thousands of times and folks have been trying to help Dippel locate the couple. In September, an Israeli teen, 18-year-old Tomer Frankfurter, died when he slipped and fell off a cliff while takin... [Full Article...]

Avenatti fires back at Senate Republicans over potential criminal probe

Avenatti fires back at Senate Republicans over potential criminal probe Grassley argues in the letter of referral , addressed to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray , that the evidence from the false statements in the deposition came from Swetnick herself, in an interview with NBC News . [Full Article...]

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda captured in Syria ‘freed’

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda captured in Syria ‘freed’ He said Yasuda appeared in good health, an indication he would be fit to travel when his travel documents and other procedures are complete. A Syrian man who uploaded the video told Kyodo News he had received it from a go-between for the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front, which is now known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, or Levant Liberation Committee. [Full Article...]

Forest searched in hunt for Jamal Khashoggi’s body

Forest searched in hunt for Jamal Khashoggi’s body Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement Saturday responding to Saudi Arabia's explanation following the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi , saying it lacked " consistency and credibility ". Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest buyers of German arms. "Obviously there's been deception and there's been lies", he said of the shifting accounts offered by Riyadh. [Full Article...]


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