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  • The Latest: Nearly 112K without power after Dallas tornado

    The city of Dallas says it hasn't received reports of fatalities or serious injuries after a tornado touched down Sunday, but it's assessing the damage. Six Dallas Independent School District campuses have canceled class on Monday, as has The Episcopal School of Dallas. The city of Dallas is preparing to open a shelter by 2 a.m.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:46:57 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-N.Korea says U.S., S.Korea must present new solutions for conflict

    The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula, a senior North Korean military official said on Monday, warning that hostile policies towards Pyongyang would lead to serious consequences. The remarks add to recent comments from Pyongyang expressing discontent at the lack of progress in its negotiations with Washington.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:39:53 -0400
  • Qantas, Virgin Australia get slots at Tokyo's Haneda airport

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    Haneda Airport, which is closer to central Tokyo than Narita airport, has a limited number of slots and pinned the two Australian carriers up against each other for the lucrative slots. A final decision by IASC will come sometime after it closes a submission deadline on Oct. 24 about its draft call, according to its statement issued on Monday.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:38:50 -0400
  • Tornado ravages north Dallas, leaving thousands without power

    The storm left a miles-long swath of destruction through Dallas, hitting near the Love Field airport in the city's north, the National Weather Service's (NWS) Weather Prediction Center in College Park Maryland said early on Monday. All tornado warnings have been lifted and there are no flash flood warnings, it added. Emergency responders and the Dallas Morning News newspaper said no injuries or deaths had immediately been reported, but police and firefighters were going door-to-door in some neighborhoods to check on residents.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:37:19 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares tick up, pound skids on Brexit tumult

    Asian stocks edged up on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses, supported by hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war, while sterling slipped after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal deal. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.25%. Chinese shares advanced 0.31%, while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.30%.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:33:18 -0400
  • Tornado ravages north Dallas, leaving thousands without power

    A tornado plowed through parts of northern Dallas late on Sunday, knocking out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses and delaying flights at regional airports, officials said. The storm left a miles-long swath of destruction through Dallas, hitting near the Love Field airport in the city's north, the National Weather Service's (NWS) Weather Prediction Center in College Park Maryland said early on Monday. All tornado warnings have been lifted and there are no flash flood warnings, it added.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:28:50 -0400
  • RPT-Hacking the hackers: Russian group hijacked Iranian spying operation, officials say

    Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organisations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday. The Russian group, known as "Turla" and accused by Estonian and Czech authorities of operating on behalf of Russia's FSB security service, has used Iranian tools and computer infrastructure to successfully hack in to organisations in at least 20 different countries over the last 18 months, British security officials said. Paul Chichester, a senior official at Britain's GCHQ intelligence agency, said the operation shows state-backed hackers are working in a "very crowded space" and developing new attacks and methods to better cover their tracks.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:16:04 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Hong Kong leader apologises for mosque water cannon incident after day of violence

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologised on Monday after police hit a major mosque with water canon as they battled protesters during another day of political unrest in the Asian financial hub. Lam visited the mosque before she was due to head to Japan to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony in Tokyo, and as the city cleaned up the mess from violent protests the night before, the latest in five months of political turmoil. In Sunday's clashes, police used water cannon trucks to disperse protesters, spraying jets of blue dye into the crowds.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:10:06 -0400
  • Lebanon, pushed to the brink, faces reckoning over graft

    Lebanon is closer to a financial crisis than at any time since at least the war-torn 1980s as allies, investors and this week nationwide protests pile pressure on the government to tackle a corrupt system and enact long-promised reforms. Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's government on Thursday hastily reversed a plan, announced hours earlier, to tax WhatsApp voice calls in the face of the biggest public protests in years, with people burning tyres and blocking roads.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:05:00 -0400
  • Canada's Trudeau, his 'sunny ways' darkened by scandals, seeks to retain power in election

    Canadians vote on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising "sunny ways," will remain in power after two major scandals. Trudeau, 47, the Liberal Party leader, was endorsed by former Democratic U.S. President Barack Obama in the final stretch of the campaign and is viewed as one of the last remaining progressive leaders among the world's major democracies. Trudeau, the son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, has also had to overcome a sense of fatigue with his government.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:00:00 -0400
  • Northern Ireland prepares for momentous abortion, same-sex marriage changes

    Campaigners who fought for decades to end Northern Ireland's same sex-marriage ban and restrictions on abortion prepare on Monday for a momentous change to the laws on both at the stroke of midnight. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that does not allow same-sex marriage. Also, unlike England, Scotland and Wales, laws in Northern Ireland forbid abortion except where a mother's life is at risk, bans that have been upheld by the region's block of conservative politicians.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 01:00:00 -0400
  • Reuters Entertainment News Summary

    Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. DreamWorks' animated movie "Abominable" will not be released in Malaysia after its producers declined to meet a censor board requirement to cut a scene showing China's "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, the movie distributor said on Sunday. The U-shaped line is used on Chinese maps to illustrate its territorial claims over vast expanses of the resource-rich South China Sea, including areas claimed by other countries.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:56:51 -0400
  • Reuters People News Summary

    Britain's Prince Harry has said the memory of his mother Diana's death more than two decades ago was still incredibly raw and he would not be bullied into "playing the game" with the media that he believes killed her. Princess Diana, who became one of the most photographed women on the planet after she married into the British royal family, died in a car crash in 1997 after being followed through the streets of Paris by photographers. When Elton John was working on his new autobiography, the legendary singer, songwriter and performer pulled out diaries he had been encouraged to write during a stint in rehab.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:56:49 -0400
  • Indonesia president may delay cabinet announcement to Wednesday

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo may delay announcing his cabinet until Wednesday morning, according to Mahfud MD, a former head of the Constitutional Court, who said he was interviewed for a post at the palace on Monday. Mahfud told reporters he was asked by the president if he was ready to serve, but was not told what post he could be given. "On Wednesday, we are all invited to be announced to all of you, we were called one by one today," Mahfud told Kompas TV at the presidential palace, adding that a swearing in was scheduled at 9 A.M. (0200 GMT) Wednesday.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:53:26 -0400
  • Indiana's top lawyer faces hearing on groping allegations

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    Indiana's attorney general faces a hearing over whether allegations that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar amounted to professional misconduct. Republican Curtis Hill disputes the claims from a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers that he inappropriately touched their backs or buttocks during a party celebrating the end of the 2018 legislative session. The attorney disciplinary complaint hearing that starts Monday before a former state Supreme Court justice could last a week.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:23:43 -0400
  • NWS confirms a tornado touched down in Dallas

    The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Dallas on Sunday night, causing structural damage and knocking out electricity to thousands. Meteorologist Jason Godwin said radar confirmed the twister hit the ground near Love Field Airport and moved northeast through the city. The storm happened as multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings covered portions of four counties, including Dallas County, and more stormy weather was expected in the area during the overnight hours.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:21:10 -0400
  • Canada elects Parliament in vote seen as threat to Trudeau

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    Canadians are electing a new Parliament on Monday after a tight election campaign that has raised the threat of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being knocked from power after one term. The 47-year-old Trudeau channeled the star power of his father, the liberal icon and late Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, when he won in 2015 but a combination of scandal and high expectations have damaged his prospects. Polls indicate Trudeau's Liberal Party could lose to the rival Conservatives, or perhaps win but still fail to get a majority of seats in Parliament and have to rely on an opposition party to remain in power.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:04:58 -0400
  • Chile's deadly weekend of fire as youth anger ignites

    Chile's capital Santiago has been singed by fire. In riots sparked by anger over fare hikes, masked and hooded protesters have torched buses, metro stations, supermarkets, banks and the high-rise headquarters of a major energy firm.

    Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:01:00 -0400
  • FOREX-Sterling slips from 5-month high on Brexit delay jitters

    Sterling fell over half a percent against the dollar on Monday, slipping from five-month highs after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal agreement. The move derailed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for a decision on his withdrawal deal, but the pound held the bulk of its recent rally on confidence that a disorderly exit from the European Union would be avoided. Lawmakers on Saturday voted to withhold a decision on Johnson's deal, a move that forced him to seek from the EU a third postponement of Britain's departure from the bloc.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:33:33 -0400
  • Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

    Operations were temporarily halted at a busy North Carolina airport Sunday night after it lost radar contact with an approaching small plane, launching a search by fire and rescue units around a densely forested state park nearby. A statement posted on the Raleigh-Durham International Airport website said air traffic controllers notified the airport that a small aircraft was lost on radar about 7:25 p.m. Sunday as it was approaching the airport. The statement added that airport firefighting units were immediately dispatched to the vicinity of William B. Umstead State Park, not far from the airport.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:20:47 -0400
  • Man paralyzed by shooting awarded $750K after officers mistook him for burglar in his own home

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    A South Carolina man has settled a lawsuit against the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, ending a years-long battle that began when an officer shot him in his own home after mistaking him for a burglar. Bryant Heyward, who was left paralyzed by by a police shooting in 2015 after calling 911 to report a home invasion, settled his lawsuit against the sheriff's office for $750,000 -- a far cry from the $25 million he'd originally asked for, his attorney revealed Sunday. Bryant was a completely innocent guy and everything that could have went wrong did go wrong," his attorney, Justin Bamberg, told ABC News on Sunday.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:16:52 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares edge higher, pound stumbles on Brexit drama

    Asian stocks edged higher on Monday as Chinese shares reversed early losses due to hopes for progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade war and expectations for greater investment inflows into Hong Kong. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.19%. Chinese shares rose 0.13%, while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.28%.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:10:42 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-U.S. House speaker Pelosi makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

    U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior members of Congress made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, her office said. Pelosi, who travelled to Afghanistan after a stop in Jordan on Saturday, met President Ashraf Ghani and visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper as well as top U.S. military commanders and some of their troops, according to a statement released after the conclusion of the visit by the bipartisan delegation. The lawmakers' trip to the Middle East and South Asia occurred amid questions about the United States' commitment to its allies after President Donald Trump's sudden withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria over his long-time desire to unwind from foreign military engagements.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 23:02:33 -0400
  • Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia

    Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exports-reliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the U.S.-China tariff war. Mahathir did not mention the source of possible sanctions on the Southeast Asian country but said he was disappointed that proponents of free trade were now indulging in restrictive trade practices on a "grand scale". "Unfortunately, we are caught in the middle," he told a conference in the capital Kuala Lumpur, referring to the U.S.-China trade war.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:36:14 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

    China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "reunification". Separatist activities are doomed to failure, Wei said at the opening of the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing, which China styles as its answer to the annual Shangri-La Dialogue security forum in Singapore.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:36:08 -0400
  • Hong Kong leader to visit Japan after huge rally, night of violence

    Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, leaves for a visit to Japan on Monday as the Chinese-ruled city struggles to recover from a night of violence in which tens of thousands took to the streets, with further protests planned later in the day. Lam is to attend Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony in Tokyo's imperial palace on Tuesday and return home that evening. Early on Monday, Hong Kong embarked on a massive clean-up after a largely peaceful protest degenerated into violence across districts on the Kowloon peninsula, where protesters torched stores and sprayed grafitti on roads, amid skirmishes with police.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:24:40 -0400
  • Bolivia's Morales confident he will win outright

    Bolivian President Evo Morales said he was confident he would win Sunday's election outright, despite an official preliminary count of 84% of ballots that showed he would probably be forced to a run-off vote. Morales, 59, said he was certain outstanding votes from rural areas, where he tends to have stronger support, would deliver him another "historic" victory and a congressional majority. Morales needs at least 40% of votes and a 10-point lead over his closest rival to avoid a December 15 second-round vote with the runner-up.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:42:14 -0400
  • China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is greatest national interest

    The Chinese defence minister said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is China's greatest national interest, and that no force can prevent China's "reunification". Separatist activities are doomed to failure, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said at the opening in Beijing of the Xiangshan Forum, which China styles as its answer to the annual Shangri-La Dialogue security forum in Singapore. Tensions between China and Taiwan have ratcheted up ahead of a presidential election on the island in January.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:39:22 -0400
  • Oil prices dragged lower by sluggish demand, supply outlooks

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    Oil prices eased on Monday amid persistent concerns about the global economic outlook and the impact on oil demand, while Russia again missed its target to cut oil output last month. Global benchmark Brent crude oil futures fell by 14 cents, or 0.2%, to $59.28 a barrel by 0517 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures declined 10 cents, or 0.2%, to $53.68 a barrel.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:16:17 -0400
  • Mom of 9-year-old charged in deadly fire breaks her silence

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    Kyle Alwood was charged this week with five counts of first-degree murder

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:02:05 -0400
  • COLUMN-Global economy slows, recession risk hangs in the balance: Kemp

    The International Monetary Fund has forecast global output will increase by just 3.0% this year, the slowest expansion since the recession of 2008/09 ("World economic outlook", IMF, Oct. 15). In recent months, there have been signs the slowdown has spread from the more volatile manufacturing sector to infect more stable services industries, raising the threat of a recession to its highest level for a decade.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:00:00 -0400
  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian share markets cautious, pound stumbles on Brexit drama

    The Brexit maelstrom, worries over slowing global growth and international trade frictions have kept investors on edge over recent months. The vote for an extension dealt a blow to optimism that a deal agreed last week would ensure Brexit happens with little economic disruption. While the British government insisted Brexit will take place on Oct. 31, uncertainty over whether the EU will agree a delay and how British lawmakers will respond could weigh on sentiment over the week.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:47:39 -0400
  • Classes canceled a 3rd day amid Chicago teacher strike

    More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district. Chicago Public Schools announced Sunday night that classes and after school activities are canceled Monday as the strike enters its first full week. The Chicago Teachers Union, which has 25,000 members, is demanding smaller class sizes and more resources for schools in the negotiations.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:32:48 -0400
  • The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolished

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    The mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished. Mayor LaToya Cantrell said at a news conference Sunday that officials successfully detonated and toppled two dangerous cranes that had leaned for days over the ruins of the Hard Rock Hotel, which collapsed Oct. 12 while under construction. Three workers died in the partial hotel collapse but only one body was removed.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:28:24 -0400
  • Japan's extended exports slump could push BOJ to ease next week

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    Japan's exports contracted for a 10th straight month in September, adding to speculation the central bank could ease monetary policy as soon as next week to support an economy hit by a slowdown in global demand. A bitter Sino-U.S. trade war and slowing growth in China have heightened the risks of a global recession, darkening the outlook for Japan's economy, the world's third-largest. Exports in September slumped 5.2% from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, dragged down by car and airplane parts to the United States and semiconductor production equipment to South Korea.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:24:26 -0400
  • Leaning cranes toppled at partly collapsed New Orleans hotel

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    Thundering explosions toppled two cranes Sunday that had loomed precariously for days over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, in what city officials hailed as a success and said efforts now would focus on retrieving two bodies still inside the ruined building. The fiery afternoon explosions sent up massive clouds of dust and sent one crane crashing to the street while the second fell in a way that left much of it resting atop the hotel where officials said it was "stable" and could be removed piecemeal. "We know that we are safer now than we have been in the past eight days," said Mayor LaToya Cantrell, speaking at a news conference after the explosions roared through the city's downtown.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:18:00 -0400
  • 2-year-old shot dead in Philadelphia day after 11-month-old survives being shot 4 times

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    A 2-year-old girl is dead after being shot in the back of the head when someone opened fire on a house in North Philadelphia on Sunday. The mother of the child, 24, was also struck by gunfire in the head and back and is in stable condition.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:09:00 -0400
  • FOREX-Sterling slips from 5-mth high after Brexit plan hits snag

    Sterling fell over half a percent against the dollar on Monday, slipping from five-month highs after the British parliament delayed a crucial vote on a Brexit withdrawal agreement. The move derailed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for a decision on his withdrawal deal, but the pound held the bulk of its recent rally on confidence that a disorderly exit from the European Union would be avoided. Lawmakers on Saturday voted to withhold a decision on Johnson's deal, a move that forced him to seek from the EU a third postponement of Britain's departure from the bloc.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:05:12 -0400
  • Lawyers contest UK imports of 'slave-picked' Uzbek cotton in landmark EU case

    A landmark legal challenge will be filed in Britain on Monday over cotton imports from Uzbekistan in a case lawyers say could pave the way to stop slave-made goods entering the European Union (EU). The legal action says imports of Uzbek cotton into EU nations are unlawful because the bloc has applied preferential tariffs without investigating the human rights situation in Uzbekistan or its compliance with international law obligations. This violates EU rules and means many of its 28 members are facilitating a trade in cotton produced by a state-driven system of forced labour, according to the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights (UGF), the civil society group behind the case.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:01:01 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

    New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world's biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector's largest gathering. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual corporate aircraft show kicks off on Tuesday against a backdrop of slowing global economic growth, trade tensions between the United States and China and Brexit uncertainties, factors seen softening demand for corporate jets in the next two years, industry executives and analysts say. "We're optimistic but at the same time, in the short and medium term we have to be cautious,” said Gaetan Handfield, senior manager of marketing analysis for Honeywell Aerospace.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 20:00:00 -0400
  • Reuters US Domestic News Summary

    U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, three weeks after suffering a heart attack, and pledged to resume at full throttle his battle against the business and political establishment, including members of his own Democratic Party.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:51:53 -0400
  • Reuters World News Summary

    Following is a summary of current world news briefs. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday they had withdrawn from the border town of Ras al Ain under a U.S.-brokered ceasefire deal, but a spokesman for Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said the withdrawal was not yet complete. Ras al Ain is one of two towns on the Turkish-Syrian border that have been the main targets of Turkey's offensive to push back Kurdish fighters and create a more than 30 km (about 20 miles) deep "safe zone" inside Syria.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:51:53 -0400
  • UPDATE 1-Syria critic Lindsey Graham reverses stance, says Trump's policy could succeed

    Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump's decision to move U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria, said on Sunday he now believed "historic solutions" were possible. In an interview with Fox News, Graham said a conversation he had with Trump over the weekend had fueled his optimism that a solution could be reached where the security of Turkey and the Kurds was guaranteed and fighters from Islamic State contained.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:22:21 -0400
  • Man ‘beat peeping Tom to death’ after catching him outside girlfriend’s bedroom window

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    A man has been arrested for allegedly beating a peeping Tom to death outside of his partner’s home.Victor Vickery was detained on Thursday on suspicion of manslaughter, following the death of Asaad Akar, 57 in July last year.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:15:30 -0400
  • REFILE-UPDATE 1-White House's Mulvaney did not mull quitting over "quid pro quo" flap

    Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday he had not offered to resign for indicating last week that U.S. President Donald Trump had sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid, comments he has since retracted. "I never said there was a quid pro quo because there isn't," Mulvaney told "Fox News Sunday," using a Latin phrase meaning a favor for a favor. Mulvaney told reporters on Thursday that Trump's decision to withhold $391 million in aid to Ukraine was linked in part to his desire for an investigation by Kiev into a debunked theory that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) computer server was held in Ukraine.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:10:26 -0400
  • UPDATE 2-Australian newspapers redact front pages to protest media curbs

    Australia's biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry. Australia has no constitutional safeguards for free speech, although the government added a provision to protect whistleblowers when it strengthened counter-espionage laws in 2018.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:57:05 -0400
  • Britain's Prince Harry: 'I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum'

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    Britain's Prince Harry has said the memory of his mother Diana's death more than two decades ago was still incredibly raw and he would not be bullied into "playing the game" with the media that he believes killed her. Princess Diana, who became one of the most photographed women on the planet after she married into the British royal family, died in a car crash in 1997 after being followed through the streets of Paris by photographers. Earlier this month Harry's wife, Meghan Markle, began legal action against a newspaper in response to what the couple described as "bullying" by some sections of the British media.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:43:43 -0400
  • Britain's Prince Harry: 'I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum'

    Britain's Prince Harry has said the memory of his mother Diana's death more than two decades ago was still incredibly raw and he would not be bullied into "playing the game" with the media that he believes killed her. Princess Diana, who became one of the most photographed women on the planet after she married into the British royal family, died in a car crash in 1997 after being followed through the streets of Paris by photographers. Earlier this month Harry's wife, Meghan Markle, began legal action against a newspaper in response to what the couple described as "bullying" by some sections of the British media.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:30:41 -0400
  • Sudan names commission to investigate killings at sit-in

    Sudan's prime minister named a commission on Sunday to investigate a raid on a sit-in in June in which security forces killed dozens near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, following repeated calls for justice from protest and civilian groups. The commission will have broad powers to summon witnesses, including officials, and will be given access to official documents, security reports and medical records, according to a report by state news agency SUNA. The decision was issued late on Sunday, a day before a mass rally planned by the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which spearheaded demonstrations leading to the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir in April and continues to call for justice for protesters who were killed or wounded.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 18:18:22 -0400
  • Showered in blaze of bullets, upscale Mexican neighborhood in shock after cartel assault

    The trendy bars and restaurants along the main strip of the Mexican city overwhelmed late last week by an army of cartel gunmen slowly began their recovery over the weekend even as many traumatized residents still shied away. Culiacan's central Tres Rios neighborhood, with its gated communities, upscale shopping centers and exclusive golf course, was victim to some of the most intense firefights last Thursday, concentrated on the street where soldiers attempted to arrest Ovidio Guzman, a son of jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. While El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel successfully pinched off access at various points in the city, they trained their focus on Tres Rios, where Ovidio Guzman was briefly found and detained, but later released after officials realized they were outmatched.

    Sun, 20 Oct 2019 17:49:14 -0400
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