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'Mom, I'm in trouble': Grande Prairie woman faces decade in Thai prison

'Mom, I'm in trouble': Grande Prairie woman faces decade in Thai prison The large message appears to read "Scousse Lee", with the letter "B" scrawled underneath. Supt Teerasak Sriprasert said Mr Furlong would be charged with "vandalising an archaeological site". Thursday. "Being in a prison in a foreign country is horrid..." After that, her daughter will have to remain in Thailand until her trial, which could be in two months, she said. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Admits Journalist is Dead, Expresses 'Deep Regret'

Saudi Arabia Admits Journalist is Dead, Expresses 'Deep Regret' The White House has issued a statement acknowledging the Saudis' announcement regarding the fate of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and offered condolences to his family, fiancée, and friends. Five top officials have been fired and 18 Saudi nationals detained as suspects in the death, according to a Saudi state TV broadcast. Saudi Arabia's King Salman removed a key royal adviser... [Full Article...]

Greek PM urges Macedonia to ratify name deal after FM resigns

Greek PM urges Macedonia to ratify name deal after FM resigns A loud clash with Kammenos in the Greek cabinet meeting on Tuesday was the ostensible cause for Kotzias' action, wherein Kammenos reportedly claimed Kotzias was mismanaging secret foreign ministry reserve funds and closely coordinating other efforts with billionaire George Soros . [Full Article...]

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders

The contrasts of Mexico's southern and northern borders If they advance, we close [the doors]", a federal police officer told a group of 30 police agents at the border crossing Thursday afternoon. Speaking on the Televisa network, Videgaray did not seem concerned about Trump's threat to close the US-Mexico border, saying it had to be viewed in light of the hotly contested US midterm elections, in which Trump has made border security a major campaign ... [Full Article...]

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near In Mexico City, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting his Mexican counterpart that migration across the two countries' border is reaching "a moment of crisis". "There is nothing there", Orellana said. And the president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has pledged to issue work visas for Central Americans in a bid to retain workers in the area rather than seeing them moving to ... [Full Article...]

Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance

Gerard Butler explains why he canceled Saudi Arabia trip amid Khashoggi's disappearance The kingdom has called such allegations "baseless" but has not offered any evidence Khashoggi ever left the consulate. Khashoggi has written extensively for the Post about Saudi Arabia , criticizing its war in Yemen, its recent diplomatic spat with Canada and its arrest of women's rights activists after the lifting of a driving ban for women. [Full Article...]

John Kelly, John Bolton heard in shouting match outside Oval Office

Neither is resigning, the people said. According to Bloomberg , it was not clear if the president overheard the actual shouting, but he was informed of the dispute. border. The president threatened to use the military to seal off the border, and hinted vaguely that he might sacrifice a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada to retaliate against Mexico for failing to "stop this onslaught". [Full Article...]

Russian National Charged With Attempt To Meddle In US Elections, Including 2018

Russian National Charged With Attempt To Meddle In US Elections, Including 2018 Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to interfere in the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the DOJ announced, October 19, 2018. [Full Article...]

Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia

Wounded in Crimea school attack to be flown to Russia Numerous victims from Wednesday's attack were teenage students. The Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksenov confirmed - while on air on Russian Federation 24 TV-channel - that the college's 4-year student attacked the college. Authorities had previously said that it was a lone-wolf attack carried out by an 18-year-old student. Russian investigators later determined that the victims of th... [Full Article...]

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as global communications chief

Facebook hires Nick Clegg as global communications chief The move makes Clegg the seniormost European politician to take on a leadership role at a Silicon Valley firm. The tech giant was possibly attracted to Clegg less for his time in United Kingdom office and more for his tenure as European Trade Commissioner. [Full Article...]

Trump Warns Against Rushing To Judgment In Jamal Khashoggi Case

Trump Warns Against Rushing To Judgment In Jamal Khashoggi Case Erdogan made clear that Saudi Arabia is cooperating in the investigation, Pompeo said , the day after he met King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. Suleyman Soylu, the Turkish interior minister, told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday said there must be a "joint consensus" in order for the search at the residence of the Saudi consul general to go ahead. [Full Article...]

Missing journalist has made Trump's Saudi bet much riskier

Missing journalist has made Trump's Saudi bet much riskier Turkish officials have said journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudis' Istanbul consulate. " The Post held off publishing it because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together", Global Opinions editor Karen Attiah wrote in a preface. [Full Article...]

USA downgrades consulate for Palestinians into Israel embassy unit

USA downgrades consulate for Palestinians into Israel embassy unit The U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem that services Palestinians will be folded into the embassy in Israel and headed by the U.S. Ambassador to Israel. The official said it should not be construed as a rejection of the possibility of renewing peace talks with the Palestinian Authority. "The US administration has fully endorsed the Israeli narrative, including on Jerusalem, Refugees and Settlem... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi murder investigators spend nine hours at consulate

Khashoggi murder investigators spend nine hours at consulate Turkish police Monday searched the consulate for the first time since the disappearance of Khashoggi , a Saudi national and U.S. resident who had become increasingly critical of Prince Mohammed. Police planned a second search at the Saudi consul general's home, as well as some of the country's diplomatic vehicles, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. [Full Article...]

'Now This' news video about Warren's DNA Test, features ICT’s Vincent Schilling

'Now This' news video about Warren's DNA Test, features ICT’s Vincent Schilling After playing the video of Trump's promise, Goldberg opened the discussion by asking if the president "owes her some money". If you haven't heard the news, Senator Elizabeth Pocahontas Warren has finally been vindicated in her claims to have Native American heritage! Some Democrats have also criticized Warren's timing on releasing the report - just weeks before the midterm elections on N... [Full Article...]

At least 50 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

At least 50 dead as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab The victims were standing on the railway tracks watching celebrations for the Hindu festival of Dusshera, eyewitnesses told BBC Punjabi. There were around 500-700 people at the spot. Singh announced Rs 5 lakh aid to kin of each deceased and free treatment to the injured. Minister Rajnath Singh has tweeted that all support from the central government would be given in this hour of grief. [Full Article...]

Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania

Feds open clergy abuse probe in Pennsylvania Senior church officials, including bishops, monsignors and others, knew about the abuse committed by priests, but covered it up to avoid scandal, criminal charges against priests and monetary damages to the dioceses. "It's potentially enormous", he said. "This subpoena is no surprise considering the horrific misconduct detailed in the statewide grand jury report", the Greensburg Diocese said i... [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border

Migrant caravan: Mexico sends police to southern border Trump also said that if a solution is not found, it could upend the new trade deal negotiated between Mexico and the United States. Donald Trump is threatening to deploy the United States military and close the southern border with Mexico if a convoy of migrants from Central America is allowed to keep moving northwards. [Full Article...]

Trump talks to Saudi king, dispatches Pompeo

Trump talks to Saudi king, dispatches Pompeo Shortly after the cleaning crew entered the Saudi consulate, a team of investigators arrived in an unmarked police vehicle to begin an inspection of the building a full 13 days after Khashoggi entered to obtain marriage documents and never reemerged. [Full Article...]

Barnier warns Brexit deal could still be sunk by Irish border issue

Barnier warns Brexit deal could still be sunk by Irish border issue A senior Labour source said , "We've not called for any extension and the only reason it's being discussed is because of the abject failure of the government's negotiating". In the view of Donald Tusk , the president of the European Council, a no deal outcome is "more likely than ever before". European Commission spokesman Johannes Bahrke said the proposed EU regulations were actually based ... [Full Article...]


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