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Rocket fire after Israel kills Palestinian militant commander in Gaza strike

Rocket fire after Israel kills Palestinian militant commander in Gaza strike Syria's state-run news agency says Israel has struck a residential building in Damascus housing a commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group with two missiles, killing two people. Police closed roads on the Gaza outskirts as a precaution. Gaza's Hamas rulers are threatening to avenge the targeted killing of a top commander from the smaller Islamic Jihad group in the coastal strip. [Full Article...]

Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies

Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies Muilenburg reportedly called Calhoun on Saturday to concede his claim to bonuses and stock grants through the rest of the year. Muilenburg is now under investigation by the Justice Department and Congress . The jet remains under review by US and foreign regulators. A production manager also raised safety concerns about speeding up the Max's assembly line. [Full Article...]

Majority think Trump will be reelected in 2020, poll shows

Majority think Trump will be reelected in 2020, poll shows All three have already testified behind closed doors. "That's not only distasteful, but it's a misuse of public office and it would be an official misuse of public office if it was anyone other than the president". One of the biggest scandals to fall under Trump's belt is the involvement of Russian Federation with the 2016 Presidential Election. "That was the nightmare", Taylor said. [Full Article...]

Family recounts harrowing stories of young survivors of Mexican highway ambush

Family recounts harrowing stories of young survivors of Mexican highway ambush Family members blamed the attack on drug cartels that rule the area, and Mexican officials said the carnage may have been the result of mistaken identity. President Trump tweeted a condemnation of the attack and said "This is the time for Mexico , with the help of the United States, to wage WAR on the drug cartels and wipe them off the face of the earth". [Full Article...]

Dutch military police probing 'suspicious situation' on board plane at Schiphol airport

Dutch military police probing 'suspicious situation' on board plane at Schiphol airport Police did not offer any more details about the situation. The incident is at Schiphol airport. Sources told RTL Nieuws that the situation involves a departing Air Europe flight. "We keep you posted", the airport said on social media. The airport is still operating but all inbound and outbound flights are delayed and some have been postponed indefinitely. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson holds his final weekly Cabinet meeting before the general election

Boris Johnson holds his final weekly Cabinet meeting before the general election All seats in the 650-seat House of Commons are up for grabs in the December 12 election. Left-of-center Labour says if it wins, within six months it will negotiate a new Brexit divorce deal that keeps close relations between Britain and the European Union, then hold a national referendum on whether to leave on those terms or remain in the bloc. [Full Article...]

ISIS confirms death of leader al-Baghdadi, reveals his successor

ISIS confirms death of leader al-Baghdadi, reveals his successor The IS spokesman also issued a stark warning to the United States , whose President Donald Trump announced Baghdadi's death in a televised address from the White House . The ministry questioned the very possibility of al-Baghdadi's presence in Idlib as the area is held by Al-Qaeda offshoot, Jabhat al-Nusra, who have always been mortal enemies of Islamic State. [Full Article...]

Thousands march in Scotland for independence from Britain

Thousands march in Scotland for independence from Britain Sturgeon said a British general election scheduled for December 12 represented a "crossroads moment" for Scotland. The First Minister and SNP leader urged Scots to "demand the right to choose a better future". Why are you so scared of having real debate? "This election is Scotland's chance to escape Brexit and to put our future in our own hands", she said. [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke Drops 2020 Democratic Bid

Beto O'Rourke Drops 2020 Democratic Bid That's a far more aggressive stance than most Democratic presidential candidates have endorsed. Anchor Chuck Todd said conservatives might wish O'Rourke were staying in the spotlight, given how much ammunition he's provided them with his extreme positions. [Full Article...]

Govt releases new political map of India showing UTs of J&K, Ladakh

Govt releases new political map of India showing UTs of J&K, Ladakh Pakistan, meanwhile, believes India's decision violates worldwide law and will even result in "ethnic cleansing". It will neither change the fact that the relevant region is under China's actual control nor produce any effect. New Delhi has refrained from any comment on China's policy in remote Xinjiang, refusing to join US -led calls that it stop detaining ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims. [Full Article...]

Government seeks WhatsApp response on spying controversy

Government seeks WhatsApp response on spying controversy Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices by using a major vulnerability in the messaging app. India has asked Facebook-owned WhatsApp to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has affected some users in the country, Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong Halloween protest rally aims to test masks ban

Hong Kong Halloween protest rally aims to test masks ban Tear gas was sacked in multiple locations Thursday evening, including near a popular nightclub district where thousands of protesters had gatecrashed Halloween celebrations. Hong Kong has, not surprisingly, entered a technical recession. Activists were marking two months since police were filmed beating protesters in Prince Edward subway station, one of multiple incidents this summer that have ... [Full Article...]

Boeing CEO admits mistakes were made in 737 Max’s development

Boeing CEO admits mistakes were made in 737 Max’s development Muilenburg said that he hasn't offered to resign, and that it's up to the company's board to decide whether to dock his pay. In a hearing before the U.S. Specifically, Muilenburg was repeatedly grilled at the hearing about delays in turning over internal messages that described erratic behavior of the flight control software in a simulator. [Full Article...]

Grandfather charged with negligent homicide in toddler’s death on cruise ship

Grandfather charged with negligent homicide in toddler’s death on cruise ship Mr Anello put her on the railing of a children's play area, believing there was glass there, the family claims. Attorney Michael Winkleman said in a statement that the child's death was "a tragic accident", and that the family, who is from the northern in community of Granger, will be filing a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean "very soon". [Full Article...]

Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition, violate secure room

Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition, violate secure room Democrats have said they will not bring the whistleblower in for public testimony given concerns about keeping the person's identity secret. The protest by Republican lawmakers on Wednesday captured national attention, drawing the focus away from the testimony of a top US diplomat who told lawmakers just a day earlier that he was told President Donald Trump was withholding military aid f... [Full Article...]

Erdogan vows to resume Syria strikes if USA promises not met

Erdogan vows to resume Syria strikes if USA promises not met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced on Tuesday that Turkey and Russian Federation had reached a "historic" agreement that would remove all Syrian Kurdish fighters from the Syria-Turkey border region. administration, the head of Russia's defense sales agency was quoted by the Interfax news agency on Wednesday as saying Moscow could deliver more S-400 missile defense systems t... [Full Article...]

Turkish rebels find tunnel network abandoned by Kurdish troops

Turkish rebels find tunnel network abandoned by Kurdish troops It also offered some insight into what America's fight against ISIS will look like after the president's widely criticized decision to move troops away from locations in northern Syria. With the US pulling out its troops, Kurdish commander Mazlum Kobani is predicting his people will be slaughtered. While Esper said he had spoken with his Iraqi counterpart and will continue to have conversations ... [Full Article...]

Several hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo, armed man arrested

Several hit by stolen ambulance in Oslo, armed man arrested An armed man stole an ambulance in Oslo today and ran down several people including a baby in a pushchair before being shot by police. Police shot at the tires to stop the ambulance and did not target the man , Fredriksen said . [Full Article...]

Romney Bashed as 'Total Loser' After Secret Twitter Account Is Discovered

Romney Bashed as 'Total Loser' After Secret Twitter Account Is Discovered Here's Pierre Delecto delighting in Newt Gingrich getting called out as a hypocrite and serial philanderer . Utah Senator Mitt Romney admitted late Sunday that he has been lurking on Twitter for almost a decade, using the social media service anonymously to criticize President Trump and defend himself from online critics. [Full Article...]

Harry and Meghan and William and Kate's double baby joy

So, the rest of our lives, our life's work will be predominatley focused on Africa, on conservation. In a statement released towards the end of their tour of Southern Africa, Harry, 35, said, "Unfortunately, my wife has become one of the latest victims of a British tabloid press that wages campaigns against individuals with no thought to the consequences - a ruthless campaign that has escalate... [Full Article...]


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