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'El Chapo' Trial Set to Begin in NY

'El Chapo' Trial Set to Begin in NY U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan, prosecutors and defense lawyers on Monday morning questioned 20 potential jurors, and have so far ruled out five. The charges carry a mandatory life prison term. Arrested for the first time in Guatemala in 1993, Guzman spent more than seven years in a Mexican prison before his first escape in 2001. US Marshals will escort them to and from the federal court ever... [Full Article...]

Idaho teachers on paid leave after dressing as border wall, Latinos

Idaho teachers on paid leave after dressing as border wall, Latinos Pictures featuring the costumes were posted to the Middleton School District Facebook page before they were later taken down. Middleton said that the entire issue is being investigated, adding that he didn't think there were bad intentions to why the costumes were done in the first place. [Full Article...]

Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Skegness

Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Skegness As the "Festival of light" is taking place starting next week, bonfires will light up with a backdrop of Hindi music. The fireworks will then commence at 7.45pm. There is free parking and free shuttle buses will be running from and to the Market Place and Boston Road vehicle parks. To book tickets, visit www.buryfc.co.uk/tickets/online-tickets or call 0161 764 4881. [Full Article...]

Jack Ma Says the Trade War Is the ‘Most Stupid Thing’

Jack Ma Says the Trade War Is the ‘Most Stupid Thing’ Yet the U.S. government mostly stayed away, even though China said Trump voiced support for the expo in a call with Xi last week. The China International Import Expo is part of official efforts to defuse trade tension while resisting pressure to roll back industry plans that Washington, Europe, Japan and other governments say violate its market-opening obligations. [Full Article...]

Texas couple killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding

Texas couple killed in helicopter crash hours after wedding The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from the aviation monitoring center about a downed aircraft around midnight. "I'm absolutely devastated!" wrote one friend on Facebook, adding that the pilot of the aircraft was also killed. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Buffett Takes Aim at Republicans During Florida Democratic Rally

Jimmy Buffett Takes Aim at Republicans During Florida Democratic Rally Speaking in Florida, Obama condemned the plan, accusing the Trump's administration of "taking our fearless troops away from their families for a political stunt at the border". Trump has infamously encouraged supporters to " knock the crap " out of people who protest him at rallies. During the former president's speech, a protester shouted that Obama should "denounce ANTIFA" - the protesters who... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi’s sons ask for his body

Khashoggi’s sons ask for his body However, when grilled on our nation's involvement, Trump declined to say if the deaths would make him rethink the arms deal with Saudi Arabia, although he made it clear that using US provided bombs to kill civilians bothered him. Mutreb was a direct aide to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , also known as MBS, while Tubeigy was the head of the Saudi Scientific Council of Forensics and a col... [Full Article...]

What are the 2018 midterm elections and why do they matter?

What are the 2018 midterm elections and why do they matter? There are now 236 Republicans, 193 Democrats and six vacancies. He's again labeling their efforts "an invasion" and says, "We're not playing games". Ronna McDaniel, head of the Republican National Committee, said on ABC's "This Week" program that the media had chosen to focus on Trump's immigration rhetoric but the president was also emphasizing economic and job gains under his presidency. [Full Article...]

Pompeo talks up Iran sanctions ahead of midterm elections

Pompeo talks up Iran sanctions ahead of midterm elections The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it re-imposes sanctions, aimed at forcing Iran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities. This is true even where their governments have signaled support for Iran, as the sanctions would expose them to harm they can otherwise avoid. "The Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s pushed Iran... [Full Article...]

Has Theresa May secured a breakthrough to seal a Brexit deal?

Has Theresa May secured a breakthrough to seal a Brexit deal? It said Mr Raab made the proposal to Mr Coveney in London last week. Theresa May is hopeful of keeping Britain in a customs union and avoiding the need for a hard border in Northern Ireland after receiving "private concessions" from the European Union , according to reports. [Full Article...]

Girl Scouts CEO says hearts 'broken' over crash

Girl Scouts CEO says hearts 'broken' over crash Sokup says the 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered and will be charged with four counts of homicide. The Ford F-150 was traveling northbound when it crossed over a lane of traffic and into the ditch, where it struck the group, Lake Hallie police Sgt. [Full Article...]

Two planes collide mid-air in Ottawa, one person dead

Two planes collide mid-air in Ottawa, one person dead Deschamps says no injuries were reported from the other plane. Two aircrafts collided mid-air over Ottawa's west end on Sunday, which led to one of them crashing in a nearby field, the police said. "Roger, are you declaring an emergency at this time?" the terminal responds. Following that, it landed safely at the airport. Ottawa Paramedics superintendent Tom Capyk said first responders a... [Full Article...]

Arsonist sets fires at 7 Brooklyn synagogues and Jewish schools: NYC councilman

Arsonist sets fires at 7 Brooklyn synagogues and Jewish schools: NYC councilman Glazer has starred on Comedy Central's " Broad City " since January 2014. The vandal had written in paint, " Kill all Jews ", "Die Jew Rats We Are Here", and "Jews Better Be Ready", according to NBC New York. Sources said the man was also caught on surveillance earlier Friday setting a rubbish fire at a second synagogue in Williamsburg. The NYPD says that so far this year, there have bee... [Full Article...]

Cohen: trump often made racist statements

Cohen: trump often made racist statements Trump's reply: "That's because black people are too stupid to vote for me". He also recalled a conversation with the billionaire several years earlier when Trump allegedly said, "Name one country run by a Black person that's not a s***hole ..." "I told Trump that [a] rally looked vanilla on television". [Full Article...]

Referee right to book Gray after chairman tribute - Leicester boss Puel

Referee right to book Gray after chairman tribute - Leicester boss Puel Members of the Leicester City team, including the striker Jamie Vardy, goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and captain Wes Morgan, as well as club officials flew to Thailand after their match against Cardiff. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho called himself "the luckiest manager in the Premier League" after his seventh-place side came from behind to win at Bournemouth 2-1. [Full Article...]

Moment Woman Takes Down Bouncer In Chokehold Over Mistaken Grope

Moment Woman Takes Down Bouncer In Chokehold Over Mistaken Grope This is the shocking moment a woman put a bouncer in a chokehold and rendered him unconscious after mistakenly assuming that he grabbed her bottom. She didn't deny choking the bouncer, but said that it was because she believed he had grabbed her. [Full Article...]

Turkey: Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid

Turkey: Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid As a result of our efforts, the world has learned that Khashoggi was killed in cold blood by a death squad, and it has been established that his murder was premeditated . Khashoggi, who lived in the United States and wrote columns for the Washington Post , went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to collect some documents, but he never reappeared. [Full Article...]

Apparent insider attack in Afghanistan kills United States service member, wounds another

Apparent insider attack in Afghanistan kills United States service member, wounds another Taylor was a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Utah in global relations after receiving a Bachelor of Arts at Brigham Young in political science and a Master of Public Administration from the Unifersity of Utah. 'I wish them all the comfort and courage to face the hard days ahead'. "We must rally around his family", he added. U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah and the state's lieutenant gover... [Full Article...]

Nigerian Army embraces Trump's words to justify killing protesters

Nigerian Army embraces Trump's words to justify killing protesters In the video , Trump said the USA government will not tolerate anyone who throws a rock at the military as soldiers will "consider that a firearm" because "there's not much difference". "They met the soldiers in the call of their duty, and the soldiers tried to defend themselves", The Guardian quoted army spokesman John Agim as saying. [Full Article...]

Marriage of convenience | Sri Lanka | Sirisena | Rajapaksa

Marriage of convenience | Sri Lanka | Sirisena | Rajapaksa While the debate on Sirisena's constitutional powers to sack or appoint a prime minister without the consent of the parliament continues, it will be advantage Rajapaksa with each passing day. The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) party, which has seven lawmakers, said its members had also rejected offers to join the Sirisena-Rajapakse camp. [Full Article...]


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