Police explore possible ‘sacrifice’ of baby on Gold Coast

A local resident told The Gold Coast Bulletin that she constantly heard the infant "crying in the night" whenever she passed her hut. The Council staff replied five days later, apologising for the lateness of the response but advising that the "... More..

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Four killed, including gunman and police officer, in shooting at Chicago hospital
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Four killed, including gunman and police officer, in shooting at Chicago hospital

Local media have named the doctor killed outside the hospital as Tamara O'Neal. The shooter knew the doctor he shot outside Mercy Hospital, but once inside he fired randomly at people, Chicago Police Su...More..

Donald Trump says he's down for a comedian-free WHCA dinner
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Donald Trump says he's down for a comedian-free WHCA dinner

The pointed response, referencing Trump's glib "maybe he did, maybe he didn't" statement on the Saudi Crown Prince's involvement in the brutal killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi , drew...More..

Democrat Gil Cisneros defeats Republican Young Kim in California's 39th District
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Democrat Gil Cisneros defeats Republican Young Kim in California's 39th District

If Cisneros' lead holds - and most observers expect it to grow - Orange County will have zero Republican representatives. Yet, despite the fact Republicans lost their majority in the House, Trump has repeate...More..

Cold turkey: NY set for chilliest Thanksgiving in century
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Cold turkey: NY set for chilliest Thanksgiving in century

Thanksgiving in the Northeast could be among the coldest on record due to a waft of cold air sweeping down from the Arctic Circle, Weather.com reported . Normal highs in late November are in the lower 50s aro...More..

by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Woman reportedly killed boyfriend, made traditional dish with his remains

Police were called after the man was reported missing by his brother. After originally denying any involvement, the woman confessed to killing the man after a human tooth was found inside her blender three ...More..

Trump submits answers to special counsel Mueller’s questions on Russian interference
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Trump submits answers to special counsel Mueller’s questions on Russian interference

Speaking to reporters on Friday, Trump said he prepared the answers himself, and that it did not take him " very long ". The answers cover roughly a dozen questions in five topics about Trump's campaign a...More..

'Fear of outsiders': American reportedly killed by isolated tribe on Indian island
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

'Fear of outsiders': American reportedly killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

The North Sentinel Islanders, who are one of the world's uncontacted people, dragged the tourist to the beach and half buried him in the sand. "He left the dingy midway and took a canoe all by himself to the is...More..

Trump reportedly tried to order prosecution of Hillary Clinton and James Comey
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Trump reportedly tried to order prosecution of Hillary Clinton and James Comey

Trump has repeatedly called for Mrs Clinton to be prosecuted for her use of a private email account while she worked in the White House and has also accused Mr Comey of leaking classified material. However, McG...More..

Spain 'will vote no' to Brexit deal unless changes made
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Spain 'will vote no' to Brexit deal unless changes made

Earlier against such conditions were made by Spain, who said that Brexit is possible only after the situation is resolved over Gibraltar (disputed territory, which is equally claimed by both London and Madrid, ...More..

Troops Rushed To Border To Guard Against Caravan Leaving Before Migrants Arrive
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Troops Rushed To Border To Guard Against Caravan Leaving Before Migrants Arrive

Dozens of migrants in the caravan who have been interviewed by Associated Press reporters have said they left their country after death threats. As more migrants from several Central American caravans arr...More..

President Trump pardons a turkey
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

President Trump pardons a turkey

Donald Trump (center) and Melania Trump pardon a turkey . "I've never seen such a attractive turkey", Trump said , as Peas was honored with the title of the "National Thanksgiving Turkey". Trump was t...More..

Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Northern Irish kingmakers send UK PM May a warning over Brexit deal

The government climbdown and unwillingness to force votes came after the DUP voted with Labour once and abstained five times during Finance Bill votes on Monday. In a message to those plotting her downfall, i...More..

Duterte, Xi 'elevate' PH-China ties, 'manage' sea row
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Duterte, Xi 'elevate' PH-China ties, 'manage' sea row

Presidential Spokesman and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S. Panelo said in a statement the Chinese leader's visit "marks an opportunity to further strengthen and sustain our bilateral relations with...More..

Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Two adults, two children dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire

The bodies of two adults and two children were found in a New Jersey house fire that is being investigated as arson, officials said Tuesday. Authorities said they were investigating whether there was a link. ...More..

United States envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban in 2019
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

United States envoy hopes for peace deal with Taliban in 2019

He says that while there would never be a "military solution" on its own to bring peace to Afghanistan, the United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners are working to leverage military, po...More..

Ivanka Trump: senior Democrat calls for investigation into personal email use
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Ivanka Trump: senior Democrat calls for investigation into personal email use

She has insisted that she was not aware that she was breaking any rules by using a private email. Philippe Reines, a Clinton campaign aide, tweeted: "John Kelly [White House chief of staff] must be compelle...More..

Trump barred from denying asylum to people entering USA illegally
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Trump barred from denying asylum to people entering USA illegally

At a hearing earlier on Monday, American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt said the order clearly conflicted with the Immigration and Nationality Act , which allows any person present in the United S...More..

Finland's President Denies Having Conversation About 'Raking' With Trump
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Finland's President Denies Having Conversation About 'Raking' With Trump

But Finns were less diplomatic online, with many of them creating memes about Trump's comments.Some joked that Trump should "Rake America Great Again ", others called his comments "Rake News " while others si...More..

Texas girl, 6, strangled baby brother as dad shopped
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Texas girl, 6, strangled baby brother as dad shopped

Adrian Middleton, 26, left his one-year-old son and six-year-old daughter in the vehicle while he shopped at a store for over an hour on May 20 in Texas, local outlet KHOU11 reported based on court documents....More..

Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, children
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Colorado man gets life for murders of pregnant wife, children

His hands were shackled at his waist and Watts wore an orange jumpsuit. "I hate what has happened", Cindy Watts said, in tears. "No, sir", the former father replied. During the conversation, Chris reportedly ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Dead, 60 Injured in Bombing at Kabul Wedding Hall

It follows a wave of violence across war-torn Afghanistan in recent weeks that has killed hundreds of people as militants step up attacks. Interior ministry spokesman Najibullah Danish told DW that the cler...More..

Russian Federation says US senators meddling in election of next Interpol head
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Russian Federation says US senators meddling in election of next Interpol head

Having a Russian lead the agency could intensify such efforts to silence dissent, they said. The White House came out Tuesday against the election of Prokopchuk, with National Security Council spokesman Garre...More..

Trump Says Of Midterm Losses, 'My Name Wasn't On The Ballot'
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Trump Says Of Midterm Losses, 'My Name Wasn't On The Ballot'

Trump's decision to pass on the presidential tradition of visiting Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day came shortly after he faced criticism for not visiting a French cemetery for Americans killed in Wo...More..

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing Bin Laden Sooner
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing Bin Laden Sooner

Trump countered that the US should have captured or killed bin Laden sooner - an argument he later echoed on Twitter. He said that Pakistan chose to "participate in the US War on Terror" although no Paki...More..

Airbnb to remove West Bank listings
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Airbnb to remove West Bank listings

In addition to Jewish settlements in the West Bank, Airbnb has in the recent past systematically delisted properties in Russian-occupied Crimea (which has been under dispute between Ukraine and Russia since 201...More..

Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker

Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who filed the lawsuit , are being represented by the groups Protect Democracy and the Constitutional Accounta...More..

Chilling quotes from alleged Khashoggi murder audio tape revealed
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Chilling quotes from alleged Khashoggi murder audio tape revealed

US President Donald Trump, who has praised Saudi Arabia as a "truly spectacular ally", has refrained from blaming Prince Mohammed despite the reported Central Intelligence Agency assessment. Yeni Safak's editor...More..

Scott Morrison plays down US, China APEC Summit division
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Scott Morrison plays down US, China APEC Summit division

The mercurial leader, who has a well-known disdain for stiff diplomatic gatherings, was a no-show on Saturday night, sending his trade secretary instead to pose with heads of state donning bright yellow and red...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't come to Washington to play nice
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't come to Washington to play nice

But when Scarry shared a surreptitious photo of Ocasio-Cortez taken from behind, and apparently without her knowledge, to cast doubt on her financial struggles, she defended her wardrobe and joined most of Twit...More..