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Admitted killer Randall Saito escapes Hawaii hospital, may be in California


Saito, 59, escaped from the Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday and remains at large. A Hawaii psychiatric patient acquitted of murder now faces a felony escape charge after walking away from a mental hospital and fleeing to California. Honolulu police said Randall Saito, 59, left the Hawaii State Hospital on the morning of November 12. This arrest can be enforced by all 50 USA states. Read More »

Google honours India's first woman advocate Cornelia Sorabji


And, the first ever Indian to go to Oxford. One the nine children of Reverend Sorabji Karsedji and Francina Ford, Sorabji always enjoyed the support of her parents when it came to her education and career as her parents were great advocates of girl child education. Read More »

Terry Crews says he felt 'emasculated' after top Hollywood agent groped him


Since Crews came forward with this episode, Venit has taken a leave of absence from WME where he represents a number of high-profile clients including Emma Stone , Diane Keaton , Shawn Levy , Vince Vaughn and Eddie Murphy . "And he didn't understand, it was freaky to both of us". "The first time I ever had an interaction with him was at this event". 'When a person of power breaks that boundary and violates that boundary you're a prisoner of war immediately because you're trying to ... Read More »

North Korea heaps insults on Trump, warns he will 'pay dearly'


China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei all have competing claims to territory in the South China Sea. Trump tweeted Saturday. "Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" Towards the end of his Asia tour, he sent a tweet from Hanoi that took the verbal jousting to a new level, taunting the North Korean leader over his height and weight. Read More »

Seoul: N. Koreans Fired At Soldier As He Defected To South


Seoul's unification ministry said that the level of North Korea's denunciation softened compared with its immediate condemnation back in 2014 when Trump's predecessor Barack Obama visited Seoul . The JSA is a small strip of land on the border between the Koreas where troops from both sides stand face-to-face. The man later told investigators that he believed his trip to North Korea would help resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, according to South Korea's military. Read More »

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims


He says he is a "proud Dubliner" and does not want the ceremonial title while Suu Kyi also holds it. At a later appearance after the meeting, Tillerson - who is headed to Myanmar on Wednesday - was asked by reporters if he "had a message for Burmese leaders". Read More »

Police in India arrest suspected cow vigilantes after Muslim killed


Ilyas Mohammed, the uncle of Ummar , said in the FIR, "People who surrounded their vehicle claimed to be cow vigilantes and were calling out for a person called Rakesh among them". "When it did, they first threw nails in its path, but the pick-up truck moved on for a few metres", said Rana. "There has been several such incidents when Gau Rakshaks have even stopped empty trucks and robbed the driver", said the Sarpanch. Read More »

Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest


Friday is forecast to be sunny, with temperatures in the upper 40s. Another quarter and a half an inch of rain is forecast Wednesday night, according the the weather service. 13. The U.S. Climate Prediction Center says there's a 50 to 60 percent probability of temperatures remaining below normal in New Jersey and several other states from November 20 through November 24. Read More »

Nick Ferrari Asks Tory MP: Are You A Brexit Mutineer?


Tempers frayed after Bernard Jenkin said any MPs who did not want to fix the Brexit date are "open to the charge that they don't want us to leave the European Union", prompting fellow senior Tory Anna Soubry to label him a "disgrace". "My Parliamentary colleagues have honest suggestions to improve the Bill which we are working through and I respect them for that", Mr Baker said. Conservative rebellions are likely later on in the process, with a further six days of discussion set aside over ... Read More »

Days after Trump's visit, China to send special envoy to North Korea


While Song would be the first ministerial-level Chinese official to visit North Korea since October 2015, he is not directly connected to China's efforts to convince Pyongyang to cease its nuclear weapons program and return to talks. While Xi and Kim have yet to meet, the Chinese leader called for stable ties in a message to Kim shortly before Trump's Asia tour. High-level dialogue between North Korea and China was scaled back after the 2013 execution of Kim's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, who ... Read More »

Britain's Johnson to meet husband of aid worker jailed in Iran


Speaking to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, he said: "Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, nor her family, has been informed about what crime she has actually committed". Johnson came under pressure to resign after comments he made earlier this month that Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been teaching people journalism before her arrest in April 2016. Read More »

Four People Killed in Northern California Shooting

Authorities said the shooting, which occurred between Chico and Redding, began as a "domestic violence incident" around 8 a.m. and spanned multiple locations, including Rancho Tehama School at 17357 Stagecoach Road, Corning, where several shots were fired. Read More »

Russian legislators approve bill targeting foreign media


Russian MPs on Wednesday backed new legislation allowing foreign media outlets to be listed as "foreign agents" in a reciprocal response to United States pressure on Kremlin-backed TV channel RT. demands for RT or any other such action taken by other countries. The measures were introduced in response to a move by the U.S. Department of Justice to force RT America, linked to the Kremlin-backed RT, to register as a "foreign agent" after U.S. Read More »

AP Top 25: Miami Up to No. 2 After Routing Notre Dame


MSU fell from 16th after Saturday's 48-3 loss at Ohio State . Only the 58-7 Miami romp in 1985 was more decisive. However, according to Brian Kelly, the Irish are physically well. "Growing up right before our eyes", Richt said . At the time of the fight , the game was already out of hand for the visiting Fighting Irish, who were down 27-0 at halftime. Read More »

Zimbabwe Ruling Party Denies Coup Amid Reports Of Tanks Near Capital


She's been nicknamed "Gucci Grace " for her exorbitant shopping sprees overseas, trips which stand in stark contrast to the lives of those hit hard by the country's massive inflation and debt burdens. The statement called on troops to return to barracks immediately, with all leave canceled. The unconfirmed reports said there was gunfire in parts of Harare on Tuesday night. Read More »

Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen's capital


The Saudi strikes underscore their increased willingness to use aid restriction as a weapon of war, just the latest in a litany of war crimes they've committed since the 2015 invasion. Is Yemen Saudi Arabia's Ukraine? The war has killed over 10,000 civilians, displaced 3 million people and left much of the country's infrastructure in ruins. Read More »

Site of Texas church massacre converted into memorial


Once church members began leaving, the man exited his vehicle and shot Melanie Crow Smith , a 39-year-old mother of two, multiple times before bursting into the sanctuary. "A lot of people walk around not really paying attention to what's going on around them, and they should be saying, 'Well, if something was going on here, what would I do?'" Officer LaPorte said. Read More »

North Korea says USA carrier groups raise nuclear war threat


Seo said that at around 3:14 p.m. on Monday, the JCS spotted three North Korean soldiers moving south of the Panmungak, or the North's main building in the Joint Security Area. Suh said the South had also informed the North on Monday of the soldier and his treatment, via loudspeakers on the border. Ja accused the U.N. Security Council in Monday's letter of repeatedly "turning a blind eye to the nuclear war exercises of the United States, who is hell bent on bringing a catastrophic disaster ... Read More »

South Korea rattled by rare 5.4-magnitude quake

Wednesday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. The KMA also reported other earthquakes in short succession in Pohang afterwards. Tremors were felt across the nation including Seoul and Busan, with some residents in the affected areas reporting damage. Read More »

Turnbull cops a battering over same-sex marriage


There is also a deadline for the bill's passage by 30 November. In a historic moment for the Australian Parliament, Liberal senator Dean Smith has introduced the bill expected to legalise same-sex marriage. Throughout the day several Liberals who voted against same-sex marriage in the survey said they would vote in favour of it in parliament, including the assistant minister for cities, Angus Taylor, and the Liberal MP Lucy Wicks. Read More »

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts


He noted the ASEAN and the European Union are already developing anti-terror cooperation through information sharing via Interpol and Europol and the exchange of best practices on dealing with violent extremism . However, several Asean members including Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei have counter claims. Modi and Duterte resolved to expand bilateral ties. Read More »

Trump meets Australian, Japanese leaders to talk about China, North Korea


A massive naval drill involving three USA aircraft carrier strike groups is underway in western Pacific waters as a show of force. U.S. President Donald Trump raised North Korea's missile tests during talks on Monday with the prime ministers of Japan and Australia, and said "a lot" of progress had been made in negotiations on trade. Read More »

PH, New Zealand sign education agreement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a sales pitch to core members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Tuesday in hope they will open the door to Canada joining their exclusive and influential circle. With many detainees complaining of illness brought about by the unsanitary conditions in the camp, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urged Australia to allow 150 of them to resettle in New Zealand. Read More »

China sending envoy to North Korea after Trump's Beijing visit

The announcement came a day after the end of Trump's five-nation tour of Asia, during which the USA leader held meetings with Xi and urged him to act fast to rein in North Korea, warning that "time is quickly running out". During his visit to Beijing, Mr Trump asked Mr Xi to "work very hard" on North Korea. Chinese banks have stopped dealing with North Korea after the USA unilaterally sanctioned the Bank of Dandong. Read More »

Myanmar Military Exoneration of Rohingya Crimes is 'Laughable,' 'Pathetic': HRW


It said it had found no instances where its soldiers had shot and killed Rohingya villagers, raped women or tortured prisoners. Myanmar's army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation that drove over 607,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh. Read More »

'Hannity' Fans Smash Keurig Brewers Over Company's Decision To Pull Ads


We need to discover the truth. The Fox News host added that Moore "should step aside and leave the Senate race" if the allegations are true. "I can understand people having a hard time talking about it, even years later". "The only people that would know are the people involved in this incident". Hannity then stated, "Here's where I am tonight, between this interview that I did and the inconsistent answers, between him saying I never knew this girl and then that yearbook comes out". Read More »

Alabama Republican Congressman Runs Away From Questions About Roy Moore's Accusers


And on Monday, a separate Alabama woman alleged Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager, and described her experience at a news conference, represented by attorney Gloria Allred. Moore characterized those allegations as politically motivated, and quipped during his Tuesday night speech that he's the "only one that can unite Democrats and Republicans, because I seem to be opposed by both". Read More »

23 injured in Singapore MRT train accident


The Straits Times has reached out to SMRT for comment. "SCDF resources are at the scene attending to the injured", it said in a post on its Facebook page. As if delays on two separate train lines weren't troubling enough for commuters, some had to contend with injuries sustained from a collision on tracks. Read More »