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Worldwide Ash from rumbling volcano forces Bali airport to stay shut
Author: 0 Ash from rumbling volcano forces Bali airport to stay shut

The closure of the airport has stranded tens of thousands of travelers, affecting tourists already on Bali and people who were ready to fly to the island from overseas or within Indonesia . We had to evacuate because our house is just 3 miles from the mountain. If not, she said buses and ferries would be arranged to take travelers to Surabaya on Java, where the company's charter flights could pick them up.

Worldwide White House restates USA will stop arming
Author: 0 White House restates USA will stop arming "certain groups" in Syria, Iraq

The United States plans to reduce military support for groups fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but that does not mean Washington will stop all aid to those groups, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday. While the US insists that supporting the YPG is the only option to defeat Daesh, Ankara says an alternative can be found with local Arab tribes backed by countries in the region instead of supporting and arming one terrorist group against another.

Worldwide Dictionary.com announces word of the year
Author: 0 Dictionary.com announces word of the year

Per Dictionary.com, investigations of potential ties between the current USA presidential administration and Russian Federation, a barrage of natural and man-made disasters, widespread allegations of sexual assault and harassment, mass shootings, and the opioid epidemic are among the primary events that have "spurred conversation" about complicity in the past year.

Worldwide Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 309
Author: 0 Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to 309

On Friday, more than two dozen attackers wearing military combat uniforms detonated a bomb inside the mosque, then opened fire with machine guns on fleeing worshipers, and set cars ablaze to stop people from being able to escape. "Daesh (IS) terror is inhuman, it has once again shown its un-Islamic face". "Turkey's mourning declaration is a clear indication that it wants to normalize relations with Egypt", he said.

Worldwide Woman Pushed Fake Allegation on Roy Moore — WashPost
Author: 0 Woman Pushed Fake Allegation on Roy Moore — WashPost

But the whole thing was a trap-meant to embarrass the paper and discredit their journalism, set into motion by Project Veritas, a conservative organization known to make secret recordings of their targets to prove "liberal bias" in the media.

Worldwide USA top court spurns challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban
Author: 0 USA top court spurns challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban

Supreme Court. Why this is the case is something that will remain a mystery unless and until one of the Justices retires and perhaps explains what might be going on behind the scenes when the Court is asked to review such cases. "This [U.S. Supreme] Court has never held that the Second Amendment protects a right to openly carry firearms in public, and the reasoning set forth in pertinent case law supports the proposition that states fully accommodate the right to bear arms when they make ...

Worldwide Trump, Senate GOP scramble to change tax plan to gain votes
Author: 0 Trump, Senate GOP scramble to change tax plan to gain votes

The duo have expressed concerns that the legislation favors large corporations over other types of businesses. Johnson gets substantial income from such companies, including a manufacturer he helped found in Wisconsin and a commercial real estate company, according to his financial disclosure statements.

Worldwide Pope Francis arrives in Yangon on Apostolic Visit to Myanmar
Author: 0 Pope Francis arrives in Yangon on Apostolic Visit to Myanmar

Greeted by two dozen children wearing traditional attire and by the nation's bishops, Pope Francis arrived in Myanmar Nov. 27 for a four-day visit. More than 7,000 ethnic Kachin from the conflict-torn state in northern Myanmar traveled down to welcome the pope in Yangon .

Worldwide Wooden boat carrying 8 corpses washes ashore in Japan
Author: 0 Wooden boat carrying 8 corpses washes ashore in Japan

The grisly discovery came just days after two similarly partly skeletonised male bodies were found on the same western shore of Sado, an island in the Sea of Japan. Reports suggested the men were from North Korea. Their cause of death had not yet been determined. Only weeks after a high-profile incident involving a North Korean soldier defecting by running across the military exclusion zone that divides the two Koreas, many have assumed it must be others hoping to flee life under Kim's ...

Worldwide Youth trained on Gender Based Violence
Author: 0 Youth trained on Gender Based Violence

Frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals, which include a specific target on ending violence against women and girls, offer huge promise, but the same must be adequately funded in order to bring real and significant changes in the lives of women and girls.

Worldwide Trump calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas' in front of Navajo code talkers
Author: 0 Trump calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas' in front of Navajo code talkers

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks during a January 17 Senate hearing. Fewer than two dozen code talkers are believed to be still alive. Trump has been criticized for using Pocahontas as a slur against Sen. " Donald Trump thinks if he's going to start every one of these tweets to me with some kind of racist slur here, that he's going to shut me up", Warren to Colbert.

Worldwide Trump won't campaign for Alabama candidate Roy Moore
Author: 0 Trump won't campaign for Alabama candidate Roy Moore

He all but endorsed the candidate last week, attacking Democratic nominee Doug Jones as a liberal who would work against his legislative priorities. 'Liberal Jones would be BAD!' Trump added. Marine Col. Lee Busby, who is a former aide to White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, launched his campaign on Monday, just two weeks and one day before the election on December 12.

Worldwide Advice after CCTV shows auto thieves using 'relay boxes'
Author: 0 Advice after CCTV shows auto thieves using 'relay boxes'

The vehicle, which was stolen from the Solihull area in the West Midlands at around 9pm on 24 September, has not yet been recovered. The footage shows two men pull up outside the victim's house, holding a relay box, which is a device used to receive signals through walls, doors, and windows.

Worldwide European Union to Extend Monsanto's Glyphosate License by Five Years
Author: 0 European Union to Extend Monsanto's Glyphosate License by Five Years

One official said that 18 member states voted in favour, 9 against and one abstained. "Public health sacrified again for profit". Germany's vote in favour of the proposal helped to reach a vote representing 65.71 percent of the European Union population, just above the 65 percent threshold needed under the qualified majority rule.

Worldwide What was really behind Saad Hariri's resignation?
Author: 0 What was really behind Saad Hariri's resignation?

The statement did not specify which countries he meant. Before Hariri's resignation announcement on November 4 , the ministerial committee in charge with implementing the new electoral law held a series of meetings to discuss the proposed amendments and send them to the Cabinet and then to Parliament for approval.

Worldwide Tufts postpones Scaramucci event after he threatens to sue student, paper
Author: 0 Tufts postpones Scaramucci event after he threatens to sue student, paper

His attorney then threatened legal action unless Caballero and newspaper retracted the "false and defamatory allegations of fact" and issued an apology, according to the Globe . Scaramucci also wrote an email to Caballero on November 16, telling the student to "back it up or you will hear from my lawyer", according to the Boston Globe .

Worldwide The longest living USA president — George HW Bush
Author: 0 The longest living USA president — George HW Bush

The 41st president is followed closely by former president Jimmy Carter who is now aged 93 years and 55 days old. Remarkably, founding father John Adams, the nation's second president, ranks No. Ronald Reagan's vice president and his wife Barbara also have the longest marriage of any presidential couple and indeed of most couples, going strong at 72 years.

Worldwide Trump Says He Turned Down Time's Person of the Year Honor
Author: 0 Trump Says He Turned Down Time's Person of the Year Honor

I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!' he wrote . Meanwhile, Time Magazine has responded to President Trump's tweet denying he was due to named Person of the Year. Many of his clubs are decorated with many of these covers - including, up until recently, a fake March 2009 Time cover that featured the real estate developer and proclaimed: " TRUMP IS HITTING ON ALL FRONTS".