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Woman who spent £16m in Harrods arrested

A woman who spent almost 16 million pounds ($28.8 million) at luxury London department store Harrods has been arrested after being the first person subjected ...


Total recall: Florida faces prospect of vote recounts after USA midterm elections

In Arizona, another tight senate race has yet to conclude - and the state's Republican party is now suing over how some counties handle mail-in ballots, U.S. Ne...


Man breaks into crocodile enclosure, gets bitten

Augustine police responded Tuesday morning to reports of vandalism at the Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Officers say he was seen climbing into the Nile Croco...


U.S. election: Florida Democrat calls for recount in tight Senate race

As we go to press, Kemp, the secretary of state, with nearly all the precincts reported , has 50.5 percent and Abrams has 48.6 percent of the tally. "Their goa...


Diwali fireworks push air pollution to ‘severe’ level in India’s capital

Meteorology, as well as stubble burning , makes a huge difference in Delhi's air quality in late October and November. A municipal worker with her daughter l...


Russian Federation brings together Afghan officials, Taliban in talks

Russian Federation says the Moscow talks marked the first time that a Taliban delegation had taken part in such high-level worldwide meeting. The spokesman ...


President Donald Trump says Democrats have 'nothing, zero' on him

Even though the mainstream will tell you the opposite, to a great degree, Trump is better placed for a reelection than before this midterm. "Thank to you all!...


Victory aside, Pelosi's return as House speaker not a given

Tom Vilsack as involving candidates "moderate in tone but progressive in thinking". There's a lot to unpack from the midterm elections and why Republicans ga...


Indictments? Final Report? White House Braces for Mueller

Sessions also defended Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe in the interview, saying he's "confident" it will be handled "appropriately and with justific...


Mass Shooting Evacuation Center Doubles as Shelter for Woolsey Fire Evacuees

The Ventura County Fire Department reports structures, outbuildings, and vehicles have been damaged and destroyed. On Thursday at 2:25 p.m., a second brush fi...


"Would Never Forgive Trump", Writes Michelle Obama In Memoir

She also criticizes Trump's body language during a 2016 presidential debate with Hillary Clinton, which she says amounted to stalking. Becoming is set to b...


Fly Jamaica plane crash-lands at Cheddi Jagan Airport, six injured

Its right wing and engine were badly damaged. The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200 according Flightradar 24, was bound for Canada when it suffered a hydraulic issue...


India to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow +. Moscow on Friday hosted global talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations betwee...


Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings

Warning sirens sounded after the attack and police sealed off the downtown area, usually busy with shoppers and diners on a Friday evening. One witness said a ...


Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

The fire was first reported around 6:30 a.m., and over just a few hours, the fire grew from 10 acres to more than 10,000. In August, the Mendocino Complex fi...


One Person Was Killed in a Stabbing Attack in Melbourne, Police Say

A man has been shot by police after he stabbed three people and set a auto on fire in Melbourne's CBD, Victoria Police said at a press conference on Novem...


White woman in viral racist rant facing 911 violation charge

On Oct. 30, police issued a misdemeanor warrant for misuse of the 911 system against Westwood, but officers were not originally able to find her. Police said sh...


North Carolina officials say no active shooter, was malfunctioning water heater

Pender County Schools said in a statement, "There has been a reported active shooter situation at Topsail high School. Law enforcement responded immediately and...


12 killed in California bar: Shooting suspect was a decorated Marine veteran

The ATF is now investigating how and when the weapon was purchased. In a Facebook update attributed to Long by CNN, which said it was posted around the tim...


Imelda Marcos is sentenced to at least six years in prison

Neither Marcos nor anyone representing her attended Friday's court hearing. She is infamous for her extravagant lifestyle during the reign of her husband, t...


Who is the suspect in the Thousand Oaks shooting?

Mental health specialists talked to him and didn't feel he qualified to be detained under the state's "5150" mental health detention law , Dean said. A sheriff...


Pakistan secures $1b duty-free access to China

They issued a joint statement and gave a comprehensive introduction to the specific results of the visit. "During the visit, several avenues of mutually ben...


Norwegian frigate evacuated after being hit by tanker

The Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Instad is in danger of sinking after being rammed by an oil tanker while returning from the NATO Trident Juncture exercise, acco...


Record number of women win in the House

The whole world was closely watching and waiting to see if a system of checks and balances mechanism could be restored in America to rein in a Republican US p...


At least eleven wounded in shooting at bar in southern California

Authorities have not released numerous victims' names but among those who have been confirmed are three men and one woman. It was "college night" at the bar...


Area juvenile judge loses election, then ‘wholesale releases’ defendants the next day

Harris County Juvenile Court Judge Glenn Devlin lost his seat to his Democratic opponent in the midterm election. "Apparently he was saying that's what the vo...


One dead, two injured, in Melbourne stabbing incident

Officers were initially called to reports of a vehicle fire near Bourke Street, a busy thoroughfare, at about 16:20 local time (05:20 GMT). He has been arrested...


Illegal border crossers now ineligible for asylum, White House says

The measures are meant to funnel asylum seekers through official border crossings for speedy rulings, officials said, instead of having them try to circumvent s...


Marine combat veteran kills 12 in crowded California bar

By the end of the violent spree, 11 people were dead. The extent of the surviving victims' injuries wasn't immediately known. This is a developing story and wil...


At least 1,000 structures destroyed by fast-moving fire in Northern California

The blaze surrounded the Feather River Hospital, causing hospital staff to evacuate patients via life flight and search and rescue teams, McClean said. Later,...


Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing

Newly emboldened Democrats have said any attempt to terminate Mr Mueller's investigation would amount to a constitutional crisis. Sessions recused himself ...


Don't touch Russian Federation investigation, Mitt Romney tells Trump

Sessions departs as the nation's top law enforcement officer while Special Counsel Robert Mueller , operating under the auspices of the Justice Department , p...


California bar shooting: Ian David Long identified as suspect

A man burst into an event hall that was hosting a country music dance night in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday and opened fire, killing 12 people includ...


Protests Called Against Trump’s Acting Attorney General

Protest organizers-a coalition that includes MoveOn, Rise and Resist, and PEN America-will demand that the House Judiciary Committee immediately begin hearings ...


With Sessions Out, Dems Fear for Future of Mueller Probe

There are still questions about Whitaker's ability to take over as Attorney General, due to the fact that he served as Session's chief of staff and was not co...


Not enough toilets! says Bill Gates as he supports China's toilet revolution

The ideas are being hailed by Gates as the "most significant advances in sanitation in almost 200 years", the news site reports. According to the foundation h...


'History must never be forgotten': MS St. Louis passenger who survived Holocaust

Trudeau said he's heard calls "to protect synagogues and other places that are at risk of hate-motivated crimes". Shimon Koffler Fogel, head of the Center for...


At least 13 killed in California bar shooting including gunman

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean spoke up about the fallen sergeant who gave his life trying to stop the shooter. Nick Steinwender, student body president ...


Utah mayor slain in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote

He was on a yearlong leave of absence to deploy with the Utah National Guard . Taylor was serving his fourth deployment in Afghanistan and was expected to ...


Man set to plead guilty in wife's disappearance at sea

Bennett's admission says on May 14, 2017, he and Hellman, while on the last leg of a two-week sail around the Caribbean, had dinner around 8 p.m. He did not r...


CNN's Acosta owes Trump White House staffer an apology

The US broadcaster CNN has described a decision by the White House to revoke the press pass of one of its senior correspondents as a threat to democracy. "Now...


Sanef says arrest of Angela Quintal and colleague worrying

Simon commended the attention brought to the case by "journalists, media and press freedom organizations, and government officials", and noted that the South Af...


North Korea cancels nuclear talks with US

Trump said he still expected to hold a second summit with Kim. "Sometime early next year", he said. Pyongyang has complained that Washington has not made conc...


Samantha Bee Defends Jim Acosta: We Should Be 'Ashamed' of Trump

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday night shared a video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that appeared to have been altered to make his act...


China debuts the world's first AI news presenter

That's because you're not looking at a real person. The South China Morning Post reports that the two anchors-one for English broadcasts and one for Chinese...


White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

A White House aide immediately approached Acosta and unsuccessfully tried to grab the microphone from him, Efe news reported. President Donald Trump lashed ...


Pipe Bombs Suspect Held Without Bail

Sayoc, 56, appeared before a Manhattan federal court for just a few minutes. Prosecutors had argued before the hearing that Sayoc was too risky to be released...


Democrats seize US House in rebuke to Trump

Turnout was expected to be much higher than in previous times on Election Day Tuesday when USA voters headed to the polls to choose their representatives in bot...


Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing ribs in fall

She went to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight. It means Ms Ginsburg will not be p...


Three bodies found in ruins after buildings collapse in Marseille

Rescuers worked throughout the night searching the rubble of the dilapidated buildings which collapsed suddenly on Monday morning in Noailles , a working-class...