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Stacey Abrams Wants Gun Ban, Dodges Confiscation Question

Stacey Abrams Wants Gun Ban, Dodges Confiscation Question Abrams then called semi-automatic weapons "weapons of mass destruction", saying that they do not "belong in civilian hands". "I have shot an AR-15, and I think you probably have too, and while it's an incredible amount of power, it also is an awesome amount of destruction, and there is very little that can be done to protect vulnerable communities when the AR-15 is present". [Full Article...]

Russian aircraft carrier damaged as dock sinks

Russian aircraft carrier damaged as dock sinks The aircraft carrier had been exiting the dock when the incident occurred, state media TASS said , and the vessel is sheltering at the 35th Ship Repair Plant. On October 29, Murmansk experienced electrical supply interruptions when snow and ice damaged power lines, the report stated. The Russian government has set up a commission into the sinking of the dock, investigating both the cause of ... [Full Article...]

Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue

Trump pays tribute at Pittsburgh synagogue The indictment charges Bowers with killing 11 people, and for each of those victims, he faces separate counts of obstruction of free exercise of religion resulting in death, and using a firearm to commit murder during a crime of violence. We were treated so warmly. But protest organizers said Trump's frequent tweets about the caravans of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico en rout... [Full Article...]

China relaxes ban on tiger and rhino parts for 'special' purposes

China relaxes ban on tiger and rhino parts for 'special' purposes The move came to light a day after WWF had recently tweeted that about 60 per cent of the animals on the Earth has been wiped out by humans. "Regulation on the sales and use of these products will be strengthened. "Not only could this lead to the risk of legal trade providing cover to illegal trade, this policy will also stimulate demand that had otherwise declined since the ban was put in place... [Full Article...]

USA concerned over Turkish shelling of PKK/YPG positions

USA concerned over Turkish shelling of PKK/YPG positions Such continued attacks on Kurdish positions, the statement said, "would cause a long-term halt to our military campaign". Turkish forces responded with immediate counter fire that "liquidated 10 terrorists", the defense ministry said. "Unilateral military strikes into northwest Syria by any party, particularly as American personnel may be present or in the vicinity, are of great concern to us", ... [Full Article...]

Mother of Gaza teen killed in airstrike denies militant ties

Mother of Gaza teen killed in airstrike denies militant ties The Israeli military claimed that the boys were involved in planting an explosive device adjacent to the fence. There have also been several military flare-ups. Israel says its actions are necessary to defend the border and stop infiltrations and attacks, which it accuses Hamas of seeking to orchestrate. [Full Article...]

Twitter users, say goodbye to the like button

Twitter users, say goodbye to the like button The company, however, claims that the heart-shaped button may be the source of "social media addiction" among users who crave endorsement from their peers. Nonetheless, users took to Twitter to voice their opinions, and they were not happy about it . Twitter has gradually introduced new features to its platform over the last several months, while phasing out others, as it works to improv... [Full Article...]

Quake rattles New Zealand

Quake rattles New Zealand Geological Survey. No casualties or damages recorded from the quake. Those attending the event said they did not feel the quake. He also urged Kiwis to "check on those around you". "I mean we're in the safest building probably in the country - but just to make sure and get some advice". In 2011, a shallow natural disaster of 6.3 magnitude in the South Island city of Christchurch killed 185 p... [Full Article...]

Japan company to pay 4 Koreans for forced labour

Japan company to pay 4 Koreans for forced labour Four South Korean victims of wartime forced labor under the 1910-1945 Japanese colonial rule filed a damages lawsuit against the Japanese steelmaker in February 2005. The Japanese company said the ruling was "deeply regrettable". He threatened "resolute" counter-measures from Tokyo, which could potentially take the case to the International Court of Justice . [Full Article...]

Iran's top diplomat in Pakistan to talk border, key issues

Iran's top diplomat in Pakistan to talk border, key issues Khan, accompanied by Qureshi, will lead a delegation from November 2-5 to China for talks with President Xi Jinping amid anxieties in Beijing over his government's approach to deal with the United States dollars 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) following reports about Islamabad downsizing certain projects. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Paul Ryan, says he ‘knows nothing’ about birthright citizenship

Trump attacks Paul Ryan, says he ‘knows nothing’ about birthright citizenship It means that any person born on American soil is also considered a citizen of the nation. Trump, who has made rhetoric against illegal immigrants a central plank of his presidency, originally spoke out against birthright citizenship when he first started running for president in 2015. [Full Article...]

Saudi writer strangled: Turkish prosecutor

Saudi writer strangled: Turkish prosecutor Turkey's foreign minister warned Saudi Arabia on Monday against prolonging an inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's slaying, urging the kingdom to accept its "very large" responsibility in investigating the writer's death as the Saudi chief prosecutor arrived in Istanbul for talks. [Full Article...]

Nine injured after woman blows herself up in Tunisian capital

Nine injured after woman blows herself up in Tunisian capital An AP reporter at the scene saw ambulances arriving to take the wounded to hospitals. No deaths have been reported. Shops were closed on the busy avenue that was the scene of protests that toppled long-serving leader Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali at the start of the 2011 "Arab Spring". [Full Article...]

Nurse on trial for allegedly killing 100 patients at two German hospitals

Nurse on trial for allegedly killing 100 patients at two German hospitals Niels Hoegel, 41, confessed to killing his patients - between the ages of 34 and 96 - at two hospitals in northern Germany between 2000 and 2005. One of the more than 100 co-plaintiffs in the trial, Christian Marbach, said it was a scandal that Hoegel had been allowed to kill with impunity for such an extended period of time without hospital authorities or law enforcement intervening. [Full Article...]

Georgia’s rejection of mail ballots over mismatched signatures halted by judge

Georgia’s rejection of mail ballots over mismatched signatures halted by judge The lawyers behind both lawsuits had filed emergency requests asking May to make certain immediate changes while the litigation is pending. Election officials are not handwriting experts, the ACLU argued, and voters had no chance verify their eligibility if election officials thought their signature was invalid. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle suffers another wardrobe malfunction, wears see-through skirt in New Zealand

Meghan Markle suffers another wardrobe malfunction, wears see-through skirt in New Zealand Meghan's apparent fashion mishap today came after she opted for a daring striped dress by U.S. brand Reformation on Fraser Island last week, which featured a thigh-high split. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said this week there seems to be little appetite for changing New Zealand from a constitutional monarchy that recognizes Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to a republic. [Full Article...]

Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case

She was accused of making insulting remarks about Islam after her Muslim neighbours objected to her drinking water from their glass because she was Christian. Bibi was arrested in 2009 after a quarrel with Muslim women. After five days of this argument between the women, a Muslim cleric lodged a complaint against Asia after a mob of Muslims beat her and forced her to confess. [Full Article...]

Japan launches rocket carrying greenhouse gas observation satellite

Japan launches rocket carrying greenhouse gas observation satellite By 2021, the UAE aims to lift its space program to the next level by launching a Mars mission. The UAE launched its first satellite, DubaiSat1, into space in 2009. KhalifaSat was third UAE satellite to be launched into space, after DubaiSat-1 and DubaiSat-2. One is a JAXA spacecraft created to monitor greenhouse gases, called the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-2, or GOSAT-2. [Full Article...]

Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row

Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row The woman alleged that in the row which followed, they said Asia Bibi should convert to Islam, and that she made three offensive comments about the Prophet Muhammad in response. Bibi in particular. To this, Justice Khosa had remarked, "From your statements we have gathered that the Imam himself did not witness the incident as it happened and no blasphemous words were said in his presence". [Full Article...]

Trump vows to terminate birthright citizenship

Trump vows to terminate birthright citizenship Trump campaigned on cutting down on immigration and what he calls " anchor babies ", a term his opponents have deemed "vile" or racist. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday the 14th Amendment is "pretty clear" in its coverage of undocumented immigrants . [Full Article...]


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