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Backpackers found dead in Cambodian hostel

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Natalie's mother added: 'She was staying in the Monkey Republic Guesthouse with her friend, they were doing all these sight-seeing things, she loved all that sort of stuff. They arrived together and went around together. A manager at the hostel said the night before they died, they had told staff they were not going to be eating in the restaurant. Read More »

Australian diplomat dies in NY after falling from 7th floor balcony

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Simpson and the others may have been drinking at the time of the accident, the sources said. Police have not confirmed specifics but said those at the gathering told investigators Mr Simpson "liked to play games". The diplomat, who served as the second secretary to the United Nations for Australia , was on a balcony railing and fell backward, expecting his 24-year-old friend to catch him. Read More »

DEVELOPING: 5-Alarm Warehouse Fire in St. Louis

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Louis University Hospital. At least one member of the fire crew is being treated for smoke inhalation. Captain Mosby says all firefighters have been accounted for. According to fire officials, plastics in the basement of the warehouse caught fire. One of the firefighters suffered smoke inhalation and it is now unknown what injuries the other sustained. Read More »

Libya's detention of migrants outrage to humanity

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The EU is providing the Libyan Coast Guard with training and material assistance to support its mission to intercept migrant boats and return the passengers to Libyan shores. CNN went to a town where one or two such auctions are said to take place each week, and with hidden cameras they explored a slave market. The Italian government signed multiple deals with the Libyan coast guard in the summer with the EU's backing. Read More »

OH man will be allowed to use special pillow during execution

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Campbell is set to die Wednesday morning for killing a teenager during a Columbus carjacking two decades ago. According to the Dispatch, Campbell has pulmonary problems and it is hard for him to lie flat without choking. Campbell, 69, suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and possibly lung cancer, and requires a walker, colostomy bag, and several daily breathing treatments, ABC News reports . Read More »

But deaths from terror attacks have decreased

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Total deaths attributed to ISIL increased by 50% in 2016, marking the group's deadliest year ever. All the countries, including Pakistan, recorded a reduction in the number of deaths from terrorism . The data set, collated by America´s University of Maryland, is considered the most comprehensive of its kind globally. The biggest drop was in Nigeria, which saw the number of deaths fall by 80 percent as large parts of the north were retaken from Boko Harem. Read More »

Shep Smith Breaks From Fox News, Shuts Down Network's 'Uranium One' Hysteria

Jordan returned to the network this morning to appear on "Fox and Friends" and repeat his call for an investigation into former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , former FBI Director James Comey and Fusion GPS, the firm that was contracted to compile opposition research on then-candidate Donald Trump . Read More »

Kenya court hears petitions against Kenyatta's re-election

In other rulings on Tuesday night, the court expunged the National Super Alliance as a respondent in the Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalifa petition following an application by President Uhuru Kenyatta's lead counsel Fred Ngatia. The court heard that the memos were obtained illegally by the petitioners and that procedure was not followed. The lawyers had also prayed that the petitioner's lawyers should not make references to the coalition's presidential candidate Raila Odinga's coalition in their ... Read More »

Kuwait's ALAFCO finalises order for 20 Boeing 737-8 MAXs

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Other deals adding to the order value tally on the fourth day of the largest aviation industry showcase in the region included a $1.9 billion LEAP-1A engine and services agreement signed between Gulf Air and CFM. Ltd. Boeing revealed that CDB will be part of the launch customer group for the upcoming 737 MAX 10. Flydubai entered into an expanded codeshare agreement with Emirates in July under which the two Dubai carriers are expanding their shared network to reduce route duplication ... Read More »

Rep. Marcia Fudge joins effort to impeach President Donald Trump

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The five articles accused the president of obstruction of justice related to the FBI investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, undermining the independence of the federal judiciary and other offenses. The obstruction of justice allegation stems from Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey , which the lawmakers say was created to delay and impede an investigation. Read More »

Carnival plc (ADR) (CUK) EPS Estimated At $0.47

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The value of the total investment in Carnival Corp decreased from $3,023,000 to $3,020,000 decreasing 0.1% quarter to quarter. Carl Domino, Florida-based fund reported 23,162 shares. The stock declined 2.37% or $0.17 reaching $7.01 on the news. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 22nd. This is a boost from Carnival Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40. Read More »

Pakistan lodges strong protest with India over ceasefire violations

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Pakistan summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh in Islamabad on Wednesday, 15 November, over a recent ceasefire violation which resulted in the death of an elderly civilian woman. Raising criticism over the continuing ceasefire violations, the FO's South Asia chief handed over a protest letter to the Indian diplomat. India maintains that UNMOGIP has outlived its utility and is irrelevant after the Simla Agreement and the consequent establishment of the Line of Control. Read More »

Manhunt Continues For Ortonville Shooting Suspect

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Gary Miller, of the Oakland County Sheriff's Department. After the shooting took place, Quigley fled the apartment where he pointed the revolver at a neighbor who was outside after the incident. Police say Quigley's wife filed for divorce last week. Police urged anyone with information regarding Quigley's whereabouts to call 911. Sources have told WXYZ that Quigley may be a Lake Orion School District employee, possibly a wrestling coach at a middle school. Read More »

Has $19.54 Million Holdings in American Homes 4 Rent (AMH)

Guardian Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in Bt Group Plc (BT) by 139.33% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. As of the end of the quarter AXA had bought 1,017,817 shares growing its holdings by 14,540.2%. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, December 17 by JP Morgan. FBR & Co reissued a buy rating and issued a $26.00 price target on shares of American Homes 4 Rent in a report on Friday, September 29th. Read More »

PM Abbasi announces 10-year 'mega development project' for Balochistan

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Talking to media-persons here at the Governor House, the prime minister said funds for the package would be shared by the federal and provincial governments equally and it would start during the current year. The agreement reached after detailed discussion on the subject during the meeting of NSC held here with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. Read More »

Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN

He thanked South Korea for importing Philippine products such as organic and personal care goods, seafood, garments, chemicals and electronic parts. In particular, Park said that Moon's summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Da Nang, Vietnam last Saturday led to the normalization of South Korea-China ties which had been strained due to Seoul's decision to install the THAAD antimissile system. Read More »

Fort Bragg National Guard soldiers return home from Puerto Rico

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It is obvious PREPA did not know how to draft a FEMA-compliant contract, nor did PREPA officials adhere to the advice of their own counsel on how to comply. Whitefish Energy has been accused of overcharging PREPA for its services after a hurricane ravaged the US territory. That contract was cancelled after questions about how it received the contract when it emerged that it was based in the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke , whose son once worked for Whitefish. Read More »

Trump suggested softening the United States stance toward Russian Federation and easing sanctions

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What happened? And does it suggest that Donald Trump has a George W. Bush problem-the apparent inability to take a personal rapport with Vladimir Putin and transform it into concrete policy directives? U.S. "I had no direct evidence of collusion", Clapper said Sunday. The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, John McCain, took Trump to task over his comments about Putin, using the "America First" phrase that Trump invoked at the APEC summit in laying out his ... Read More »

Polish leaders condemn 'xenophobia' after huge far-right march

The European Parliament also urged Poland not to proceed with new laws unless they fully guarantee the independence of the courts, to stop large-scale logging in the Białowieża forest , to respect the right of freedom of assembly , to condemn the recent "xenophobic and fascist" November 11 Independence Day march in Warsaw , and to provide free and accessible contraception and the so-called morning-after pill available over the counter . Read More »

Trump Meets Modi on Sidelines of ASEAN Summit - Watch Here

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Pointing to the strong fundamentals driving the US-India relationship, Shah said, "India is a natural ally of the United States, because of the shared commitment to democracy and to counterterrorism, and because the region is so vital to the US security". Read More »

Biden Would Win Over Trump If Election Were Held Right Now

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Biden has a 9-point lead over Trump in the potential matchup in the Midwest. Biden and Trump are virtually tied with white voters, 41 percent - 40 percent Biden. "I'm not closing the door ". In recent days, Biden has also expressed regret at his decision not to run in 2016, given the outcome of the election as he's promoted his newly released book, Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and objective. Read More »

Volunteers pack boxes for annual Operation Christmas Child

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The closest drop-off location to Malibu is Gateway Church in Agoura Hills. We will need one volunteer to stay at church between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. "Our members bring in items, and we take them to Lafayette", which, she said, was often the main drop-off point in Acadiana. "There's some 14-year-old children who have never heard about Jesus before". Read More »

Godspeed! Pope given gold-rimmed Lamborghini Huracan worth £180000

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He blessed it, signed its hood, and promptly handed it over to Sotheby's, which will auction off the Huracan on his behalf. He then handed the auto over to Sotheby's auctioneers who will sell it and donate the proceeds to charities helping victims of human trafficking, vulnerable women and children on the African continent, and Christians suffering persecution in Iraq. Read More »

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

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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 »