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World Media World's longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China
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The incredible bridge links Hong Kong's Lantau island to Zhuhai on the southern coast of Guangdong province and Macau, a popular tourist destination for Chinese visitors. The bridge is not served by public transport. "It links Hong Kong to China nearly like an umbilical cord". Buses and commercial vehicles will carry passengers and freight over the bridge.

World Media 24-hour Curfew Not Relaxed As el-Rufai Addresses Kaduna 8pm Today
Author: 0 24-hour Curfew Not Relaxed As el-Rufai Addresses Kaduna 8pm Today

This was contained in a statement issued to the press and signed by the governor's image maker, Samuel Aruwan. "The federal government and its law enforcement agencies will work with the state government and community leaders to ensure the full restoration of peace and security", Buhari said in another message.

World Media Over 600000 march in call for final Brexit vote
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Among today's protesters was Rob Yates, from Margate, who has been threatened with eviction after putting an anti Brexit sign in the windows of his Arlington House flat. And if public opinion is changing, should there be a second referendum? Whether you voted Leave or Remain, no-one voted for this omnishambolic clown-car catastrofuck Brexit.

World Media Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz
Author: 0 Donald Trump has an upsetting new nickname for Ted Cruz

The president speaks to supporters at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Cruz, for his part, has called Trump a "sniveling coward" and a "pathological liar". The two were the last men standing in the 2016 GOP presidential primary and Cruz famously declined to endorse him at the Republican convention. It's "Lyin' Ted" no more, apparently.

World Media Trump Administration Plans To Change The Definition Of ‘Transgender’
Author: 0 Trump Administration Plans To Change The Definition Of ‘Transgender’

It's an apparent effort to marshal key government agencies into using a uniform definition of sex in hopes of making it more palatable to the federal court system. Title IX is the federal law that bars gender discrimination in education programs that receive federal funding. Civil rights groups have been meeting with federal officials in recent weeks to argue against the proposed definition, which has divided career and political appointees across the administration.

World Media Search For Jayme Closs Enters 2nd Week; Sheriff Asks For 2,000 Volunteers
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A sheriff's deputy and agents from the state Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation mapped the area by helicopter Monday afternoon in preparation for Tuesday's search. The door had been kicked in. Authorities said Monday that they're looking for two cars in connection with the disappearance of a Wisconsin girl whose parents were gunned down last week.

World Media Haley mocks Trump, Dems at dinner
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Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. said DNA tests are useless to determine tribal citizenship and don't distinguish whether a person's ancestors were indigenous to North or South America . General Assembly last month when audience members laughed after Trump said his "administration has accomplished more than nearly any in the history of our country".

World Media Republicans planning 'very major' tax cuts before November, Trump says
Author: 0 Republicans planning 'very major' tax cuts before November, Trump says

President Donald Trump , seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress. In those districts, many of which have been held by Republicans, preference among voters is tied. It also raises the question of whether he can credibly argue that his presidency is on the ballot to get his supporters out to vote and then turn around and say his record has nothing to do with a possible Republican ...

World Media Hurricane Willa becomes Category 5 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Willa becomes Category 5 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

Category 5 places it at the top level of the Saffir-Simpson hurricane and wind scale, threatening catastrophic damage, widespread destruction and power outages. "There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect", said the NHC, but it stressed that "interests along the southern and southwestern coasts of Mexico should monitor the progress of Vicente".

World Media Australian gov’t loses majority in key by-election
Author: 0 Australian gov’t loses majority in key by-election

Independent Kerryn Phelps was more than 1600 votes ahead on Sunday night and still on track to win Wentworth, after a dramatic narrowing of the margin earlier brought Liberal candidate Dave Sharma back into the race. Mr Sharma said Mr Turnbull, who has been out of the country since he lost the leadership, had been a "fine Australian over many years" and he had been a supporter of his throughout the campaign.

World Media 30 injured after floor collapses at apartment clubhouse in SC
Author: 0 30 injured after floor collapses at apartment clubhouse in SC

Larissa Stone, a sophomore at Clemson, told the Anderson Independent Mail : "Everyone was jumping". "Everyone was trying to climb out". People are under other people. Jaylen Adams, who also attended the party, said the floor felt like a trampoline as people bounced to the music. Dozens of partiers dropped into free fall and landed in a mass of sprawling bodies in the basement.

World Media McKinsey ‘horrified’ its report on Saudi Arabia’s policies used
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The King of Saudi Arabia and the Crown Prince sent their condolences to Khashoggi's son. Erdogan spoke after Saudi Arabia, in a statement early Saturday, finally acknowledged that 59-year-old Khashoggi had died in the consulate, though its explanation that he was killed in a "fistfight" was met with worldwide skepticism and allegations of a cover-up created to absolve Prince Mohammed of direct responsibility.

World Media U.S. merges diplomatic office for Palestinians into Jerusalem embassy: Pompeo
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He added that the Trump administration was committed to a peace effort between Israel and the Palestinians, Reuters reports . The US administration had a choice to build constructive relations with the Palestinian people and leadership. Placing it under the authority of the embassy could be seen as American recognition of Israeli control over the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

World Media Trump widens Fed critique, calls it 'my biggest threat'
Author: 0 Trump widens Fed critique, calls it 'my biggest threat'

The central bank has raised its key policy rate three times this year and is expected to do so again before year's end. The S&P 500 .SPX zigzagged furiously between positive and negative territory after the 2 p.m. Similarly, the central bank can tighten the economy and lower the economic growth rate. But that hasn't stopped the president from repeatedly blasting his Fed chairman, and going so far as to blame rising interest rates for last week's deep market rout.

World Media Student Gunman Kills 17, Injures 40 at College in Russia’s Crimea
Author: 0 Student Gunman Kills 17, Injures 40 at College in Russia’s Crimea

Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine triggered Western sanctions. An 18-year-old identified as Vladislav Roslyakov on Wednesday killed at least 20 students at a college in the Moscow-annexed peninsula before killing himself. The regional health ministry said six of the injured were in an extremely serious condition and eight in a serious condition. The school attack in Kerch was the greatest loss of life in school violence in Russian Federation since the Beslan attack by Chechen ...

World Media Left's claim O'Rourke beat Cruz in debate a fallacy?
Author: 0 Left's claim O'Rourke beat Cruz in debate a fallacy?

O'Rourke said the disparaging remarks may have been made "in the heat of the moment". "There is enough there to proceed to a trial", he declared, CNN reported. After he finished his response, Bash pressed him on the impeachment part of the question, noting that he said in July that he would vote to impeach Trump as a member of the House of Representatives.

World Media Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs
Author: 0 Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs

With experience as a former European Commission trade negotiator and member of the European Parliament, as well as his previous roles in United Kingdom government, Clegg will be seen as a move by Facebook to bolster itself in the face of mounting calls for regulation.

World Media #MeToo: Indian Minister MJ Akbar Resigns Over Accusations of Sexual Harassment
Author: 0 #MeToo: Indian Minister MJ Akbar Resigns Over Accusations of Sexual Harassment

Ms Ramani is one of the 20 women who have accused him of sexual harassment during his stint with The Telegraph and the Asian Age , where he worked as an editor. "The resignation of MoS External Affairs MJ Akbar after serious charges were levelled against him by senior women journalists who worked with him is a vindication of the power of truth even if it began with one courageous person speaking up", she said.

World Media Khashoggi: Saudi crown prince sacks aides
Author: 0 Khashoggi: Saudi crown prince sacks aides

The episode had threatened to create a diplomatic crisis with the US, which sees its alliance with Riyadh as the cornerstone of its Middle East policy, and Turkey, which has tenuous ties with Saudi Arabia. The monarch also relieved deputy intelligence chief General Ahmed al-Assiri of his duties and ordered the formation of a committee headed by Prince Mohammed to restructure the intelligence agency.

World Media Saudis Finally Admit Jamal Khashoggi Murdered At Consulate; Will Investigate
Author: 0 Saudis Finally Admit Jamal Khashoggi Murdered At Consulate; Will Investigate

The announcements in Saudi state media came more than two weeks after Mr Khashoggi entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for paperwork required to marry his Turkish fiancée, and never came out. State media also downplayed allegations from Turkish officials that a Saudi "assassination squad", including an official from Crown Prince Mohammed's entourage and an "autopsy expert", flew in ahead of time and laid in wait for Khashoggi.

World Media Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face
Author: 0 Saudi government reportedly grappling with Khashoggi explanation to save face

Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell on Monday requested the Turkish authorities to launch an inquiry into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who disappeared after visiting his country's consulate in Turkey . Trump's comments came after a telephone conversation with King Salman, father of the crown prince, the first such talks since the crisis erupted. The makeup of the investigative team that entered the diplomatic compound was not immediately clear.

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