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World Media Netanyahu defends Qatari cash infusion to Gaza
Author: 0 Netanyahu defends Qatari cash infusion to Gaza

It was not clear if the burst of violence, which appeared to have subsided early Monday, would derail those arrangements. An exchange of gunfire erupted during an Israeli military raid in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six Palestinians dead including a commander in Hamas's military wing, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement might restore calm.

World Media Strawberry Needle Contamination - ex-farm supervisor charged
Author: 0 Strawberry Needle Contamination - ex-farm supervisor charged

My Ut Trinh , 50, was arrested in Brisbane on Sunday , two months after Queensland Police fronted the media to warn about punnets being contaminated with needles. "Driving up to the coast when Hoani van Dorp bites through a strawberry and swallows half a sewing needle", Joshua Gane, the victim's friend, wrote in a Facebook post at the time.

World Media Celebrities amoung those with lost homes in the Californian wildfires
Author: 0 Celebrities amoung those with lost homes in the Californian wildfires

Of the nine confirmed fatalities, five were found inside cars that were overwhelmed by flames, three outside residences, and one inside a home, facebook .com/bcsonews/photos/pb.119221578228129. She, her husband and six others rode out the fire in a tunnel a short distance up the road as the fire burned the hillsides above and all around them.

World Media At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida
Author: 0 At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida

FILE - In this August 25, 2018 file image made from video, a severely malnourished seven-year-old Amal Hussein - whose name means "hope" in Arabic, is weighed at the Aslam Health Center in Hajjah, Yemen. "If there is a halt to the airstrikes, then we can proceed to political negotiations". The Pentagon said late Friday the USA would no longer refuel planes for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen, suggesting the Trump administration may be taking concrete steps to ...

World Media Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capital
Author: 0 Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capital

The group had targeted Sahafi hotel, which was once a safe haven for politicians, and journalists covering the Somali civil war stated a Xinhua report. Abdifatah Abdirashid, who took over the Sahafi hotel from his father after he was killed in a militant attack in 2015, was among those who died in Friday's attack, said Mohamed Abdiqani, a witness at the hotel.

World Media California fire: Search continues as death toll rises to 23
Author: 0 California fire: Search continues as death toll rises to 23

The Tubbs Fire , which destroyed 5,636 structures in Napa and Sonoma counties in October 2017, is listed by Cal Fire as the most destructive in state history. With only 20 per cent of the fire contained, officials say that 15,000 structures could be at risk. More than 3,200 personnel are involved in the firefighting effort.

World Media Devon Legion to host Bells of Peace Sunset Ceremony
Author: 0 Devon Legion to host Bells of Peace Sunset Ceremony

The armistice began at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. The Bells of Peace special ceremony to mark the end of the First World War will take place on November 11, 2018, at sunset across Canada. "As the built-in countdown timer reaches 11 a.m. local time, the Bells of Peace will toll" from the device, Anderson said in a U.S. Department of Defense release.

World Media Ginsberg Released From Hospital, Plans To Work From Home Today
Author: 0 Ginsberg Released From Hospital, Plans To Work From Home Today

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an inspiring leader, with hundreds of achievements under her belt that have lead to the production of a beloved documentary and a biographical movie in the making. Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says she is "doing well" and working from home. Ginsburg's nephew, Daniel Stiepleman, told Reuters on Thursday evening that Ginsburg was working in her hospital room.

World Media Fly Jamaica Flight Performs Emergency Landing After Hydraulic Failure
Author: 0 Fly Jamaica Flight Performs Emergency Landing After Hydraulic Failure

Airline spokesman Carl Bowen said the Boeing 757-200 aircraft returned to the airport less than 20 minutes after taking off around 2:10 a.m. local time, but overshot the runway upon landing. Six passengers were injured and the plane has suffered damages to its engines and wings. "It's like all of my goose bumps are going insane, just it's a shock and awe, more or less", he said.

World Media Philippines convicts Imelda Marcos of graft
Author: 0 Philippines convicts Imelda Marcos of graft

With the conviction, Mrs. Marcos faces imprisonment of six to 11 years for each count of graft or up to 77 years. Imelda's late husband and dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, who along with his cronies was accused of pilfering $10 billion from the Philippines , fled with his family to the U.S.

World Media Tel Orfanos Survived Las Vegas Shooting, Killed at Borderline Bar
Author: 0 Tel Orfanos Survived Las Vegas Shooting, Killed at Borderline Bar

Kelly said he dragged one woman out a back emergency exit and then, using his belt, T-shirt and Marine training, applied a tourniquet to his friend's bleeding arm. "I'm just doing what I can, trying to stay positive", he said. California Lutheran University President Chris Kimball confirmed in a statement that he was among the dead, adding that he had "heroically saved lives in the incident".

World Media Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament
Author: 0 Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament

It said the names of candidates will be called before November 26, and the election held on January 5. The move comes after an intense power struggle in the past two weeks which followed Sirisena's sudden sacking of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the appointment of former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa , a pro-China strongman, in his place.

World Media Australian police search Melbourne properties in terror investigation
Author: 0 Australian police search Melbourne properties in terror investigation

Social media footage showed the attacker trying several times to stab one of the officers before a second officer drew his gun and a single shot was heard. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the country would be unflinching in the fight against "radical, violent. extremist Islam that opposes our very way of life".

World Media Trump doubles down on Acosta, slams Mueller question
Author: 0 Trump doubles down on Acosta, slams Mueller question

During a rant on Friday about CNN reporter Jim Acosta , President Donald Trump turned to another reporter, April Ryan . Mr Trump appeared ready to walk out as Acosta clung to the microphone and persisted with questions about the president's views on a caravan of Central American migrants making its way to the USA border.

World Media California wildfires: Malibu homes burn as death toll climbs to nine
Author: 0 California wildfires: Malibu homes burn as death toll climbs to nine

Korey Honea, the sheriff of Butte County, said five died in or near their vehicles as they fled the town of Paradise , in the Sierra Nevada foothills, 90 miles north of Sacramento. "Fire is burning out of control, heading into populated areas of Malibu". Captain Scott McLean, of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, also said there was "really no firefight involved", explaining the crews had to give up attacking the flames and turn their attention to helping people ...

World Media US presses China to halt militarisation of South China Sea
Author: 0 US presses China to halt militarisation of South China Sea

Yang outranks the Chinese government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi. "The Chinese side made it clear to the United States that it should stop sending its vessels and military aircraft close to Chinese islands and reefs and stop actions that undermine China's sovereignty and security interests", he said.

World Media Uncertainty over air pollution in Delhi over the weekend
Author: 0 Uncertainty over air pollution in Delhi over the weekend

Delhi needs an "air quality manager" who has a clearly defined power. Traders in Sadar Bazar here on Wednesday stuffed old firecrackers inside vegetables to protest the Supreme Court's order on use of green crackers this Diwali . The concentration of PM2.5 and PM10 had increased from 50 per cent to 70 per cent last night, indicating an increased share of locally-generated firecracker emissions, SAFAR said.

World Media Turkey shared Khashoggi recordings with Saudi, US and others
Author: 0 Turkey shared Khashoggi recordings with Saudi, US and others

Khashoggi's body has not been found, more than a month after he was killed. It is not yet clear when Sherman's bill will come up for a vote in Congress but the report said it wasn't going to come to the floor any sooner than January 3, when the new Democratic-controlled House of Representatives convenes.

World Media 'God help us!' Pair of California wildfires, spurred by high win
Author: 0 'God help us!' Pair of California wildfires, spurred by high win

Many are searching for seniors who lived alone or at retirement homes. The fire remains at 5 percent contained. "The fire is being kept south of Highway 32", according to a tweet from the university just before 4:30 a.m. "I don't know. When I left it was all on fire". The blaze burned Western Town at Paramount Ranch, according to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service.

World Media Helge Ingstad: Warship collides with tanker in fjord
Author: 0 Helge Ingstad: Warship collides with tanker in fjord

Norway's military says the 127-man crew on a Navy frigate has been evacuated after the ship was rammed by a Malta-flagged tanker while docked in a Norwegian harbour. Some 10,000 litres of helicopter fuel from the frigate's tanks leaked into the sea, Johan Marius Ly of the Norwegian Coast Guard said. "It took on a lot of water and there is a real danger that it sinks where it is", an official for the Sola rescue center told Agence France-Presse.

World Media President Buhari Travels To Paris For Peace Forum
Author: 0 President Buhari Travels To Paris For Peace Forum

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on November 7, 2018. Trump sent a tweet calling Macron's proposal "very insulting" as the US president's plane landed Friday evening for celebrations with world leaders commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I .

World Media Denuclearization deadlock as Pompeo's meeting with N. Koreans delayed
Author: 0 Denuclearization deadlock as Pompeo's meeting with N. Koreans delayed

State Department said on Wednesday. At the State Department on Wednesday, deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino said the postponement "is purely a scheduling issue". "We're in no rush". Asked about earlier remarks by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford that Washington will have to make "some changes to the military posture" if negotiations with North Korea make progress , JCS spokesman Patrick Ryder told Voice of America that it is not considering scaling down its ...

World Media 3 key races in Florida, Georgia may be headed to recounts
Author: 0 3 key races in Florida, Georgia may be headed to recounts

Meanwhile, Nelson's campaign is suing Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to permit an extension for counties to turn in unofficial vote counts. "Why can't Broward County elections do what 65 of 67 counties did, count all votes in timely way and in compliance with Florida law?" he asked in one tweet .

World Media 'Volatile,' 'incredibly dangerous': Images of raging flames as California wildfires burn
Author: 0 'Volatile,' 'incredibly dangerous': Images of raging flames as California wildfires burn

Authorities fear the fire, fueled by winds, would reach the city of Chico - a city of 90,000 people where many Butte County families already have evacuated to shelters. The message I want to get out is: "If you can evacuate, you need to evacuate ", Honea said. The fire and evacuations led to gridlock traffic in Paradise , and multiple drivers abandoned their vehicles, Sacramento Bee reported .

World Media Melbourne attacker swings knife at police, 'trolley man' helps officers
Author: 0 Melbourne attacker swings knife at police, 'trolley man' helps officers

A Melbourne-based reporter tweeted that nearby buildings were placed on lockdown by the police following the incident. A large crowd of people also stood and filmed the man's confrontation with police. Another civilian in a blue shirt tries to help police by grabbing a wooden outdoor chair. This footage could provide police with vital clues as to the moments leading up to the moment the man was arrested and taken into custody.

World Media Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Court papers show Trump's conduct and that of top executives at the Trump Organization, some of whom have received immunity, have been scrutinized. West Wing sources said they are "worried" about Trump Jr as they fear Mueller will be able to snare him on perjury.

World Media USA proposes banning asylum through southern border
Author: 0 USA proposes banning asylum through southern border

New regulations will block migrants from claiming asylum if they do not come to an official border crossing. Justice and Homeland Security officials said Thursday that President Donald Trump would make good on his pre-election promise last week to crack down on asylum seekers in response to a migrant caravan heading toward the US southern border.

World Media Shooter Kills 12 in California Bar - Hit & Run
Author: 0 Shooter Kills 12 in California Bar - Hit & Run

Sheriff Sgt. Ron Helus was among 12 people killed during a massacre at a nightclub in Thousand Oaks, California . The Borderline, which opened in the 1980s, calls itself "Ventura County's largest country dance hall and live music venue" with 2,500 square feet of wide-open dance floor, according to its website .