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People Netanyahu calls Paris conversation with Putin 'very important'
Author: 0 Netanyahu calls Paris conversation with Putin 'very important'

More than 60 heads of state and government gathered - silent, sombre and reflective - for a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the mute and powerful symbol of sacrifice to the millions who died from 1914-18. Putin greeting Trump and German Chancellor Merkel before a group photo on Sunday. He spoke bluntly of the threat from nationalism, calling it a betrayal of moral values.

People ASEAN Summit Kicking Off in Singapore
Author: 0 ASEAN Summit Kicking Off in Singapore

ASEAN member countries alongside six ASEAN partner countries, namely Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and New Zealand will also discuss the progress of the talks on creation of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

People Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, more mourn the passing of Stan Lee
Author: 0 Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, more mourn the passing of Stan Lee

Unlike the shy artist Jack Kirby , who created Spiderman and Doctor Strange for Marvel at the same time, Lee enjoyed presenting himself to the world. What does it mean when Stan Lee said Excelsior? " Black Panther " star Letitia Wright simply said, "Rest in Peace Stan Lee ". Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr said of Lee: "I owe it all to you".

People Stan Lee, Creator of Marvel Comics, Dies at 95
Author: 0 Stan Lee, Creator of Marvel Comics, Dies at 95

The Iron Man star took to Instagram to share his message. Speaking about his career, Lee said that he used to be embarrassed "because I was just a comic book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers".

People Korea Secret Missile Bases Revealed
Author: 0 Korea Secret Missile Bases Revealed

Although not designed as launch sites, the bases could be used to launch short-range as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles. The bases, which are located in "mountainous terrain, often spread out within narrow dead-end valleys", they write, could be used to deploy mobile missile launchers, which would be extremely hard for other nations to track and stop before the missiles could be fired.

People Cindy McCain speaks out against GOP lawsuit to stop ballot counting
Author: 0 Cindy McCain speaks out against GOP lawsuit to stop ballot counting

It wasn't immediately clear what Trump was referring to, but he had complained earlier Friday that votes for Democrats were coming "out of the wilderness" in the Grand Canyon State as midterm election votes are counted. It may take until Thursday to count all the votes. Sinema, who will become the first woman USA senator from the state, tweeted her thanks to voters.

People Facebook website, app down for users around the world
Author: 0 Facebook website, app down for users around the world

We'll update this post when the services go back up. We've received multiple reports that Facebook's products aren't working properly. Based on comments there, local outages lasted from a few seconds to around half an hour. While I'm able to access my Facebook account, other MobileSyrup staff members are unable to access any portion of the platform, including their main news feed, their profile page and other pages.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Rounds Off Disastrous Armistice Day Weekend With Dubious Cemetery Excuse

Donald Trump was heavily criticised on Saturday after he cancelled a planned visit to honour USA soldiers killed in the conflict, apparently because rain had grounded his helicopter. But the explanation didn't cut it for some of Trump's critics who took to Twitter to sound off over the weekend . Instead of spending his Monday marking Veterans Day, Trump has instead been tweeting conspiracy theories about the midterm elections, baselessly claiming that Democrats are forging ballots in a ...

People Trump, Putin mark WWI centenary in sombre Paris ceremony
Author: 0 Trump, Putin mark WWI centenary in sombre Paris ceremony

He called nationalism a "betrayal of patriotism ". At a news conference last week, Mr. Trump defended his use of the phrase. Canadian President Justin Trudeau made reference to the rain in his memorial speech saying: 'As we sit here in the rain, thinking how uncomfortable we must be these minutes as our suits get wet and our hair gets wet and our shoes get wet, I think it's all the more fitting that we remember on that day, in Dieppe, the rain wasn't rain, it was bullets'.

People Hillary Clinton for president -- again? Seems so, say top Dems
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton for president -- again? Seems so, say top Dems

President Trump's enthusiastic rally crowds continue to villainize Clinton with chants of 'Lock her up!' - a holdover from campaign-year claims that she put classified material on a vulnerable private email server. She will not allow this humiliating loss at the hands of an amateur to end the story of her career, ' the pair argued. Think of it as " Hillary Clinton 4.0".

People IDF releases footage of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza
Author: 0 IDF releases footage of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

Late on Sunday, Palestinians fired 17 rockets into southern Israel in response to the Israeli incursion and air strikes, which Hamas said were meant to cover the retreat of a auto used by the Israeli troops. Hamas, the group that governs Gaza, said in a statement that it was collaborating on the strikes against Israel with rival factions including Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the Popular Resistance Committees and several other armed groups.

People Raging California Wildfires Spotted from Space
Author: 0 Raging California Wildfires Spotted from Space

Butte County Sheriff Korey Honea said late Friday it was his "sad duty" to update the Camp Fire death toll to nine. The town, in a canyon between two ridges, was a popular retirement community, raising concerns about elderly and immobile residents who have been reported missing.

People Air India director stopped from piloting after failing breath tests
Author: 0 Air India director stopped from piloting after failing breath tests

The Indian Commercial Pilots Association writes to Ministry of Civil Aviation to take action against Air India pilot Arvind Kathpalia, who was found positive in Breath Analyser (BA) Test and declared "not fit to fly" on Sunday. After his licence was suspended in 2017, Kathpalia was removed from the post of executive director, operations. The court ordered the New Delhi police to file a first information report (FIR), the first step in India's legal system that can lead to an ...

People Seoul sends tangerines to Pyongyang in return for mushrooms
Author: 0 Seoul sends tangerines to Pyongyang in return for mushrooms

Previously, there was allotted to soldiers and military equipment. The two nations technically remain at war after the 1950-53 Korean War that sealed the division of the peninsula and ended with a ceasefire instead of a peace treaty. It provides that in the demilitarized buffer zone on each side of the border will be demolished at 10 border posts, one post will remain there. The operation to remove mines began on October 1 in two border areas - one in Cheorwon and the other in the truce ...

People Appeals court seeks Mueller’s opinion on impact of Sessions firing
Author: 0 Appeals court seeks Mueller’s opinion on impact of Sessions firing

The investigation until now has been overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller a year ago and granted him fairly broad authority. Since his appointment, past comments Whitaker made about Mueller's investigation have been played regularly on some cable news stations. Trump's choice of Whitaker to take the helm of the Justice Department and oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election sparked a ...

Author: 0 Trump's motorcade to cemetery would have disrupted roads, White House says

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump famously claimed that Hillary Clinton didn't have the "stamina" to be president and even led rumors that she was deathly ill. Another tweeted had an image of Russian President Vladimir Putin attending a ceremony in a downpour. Paris was covered in clouds with drizzling rain through most of the day.

People Australia police say Melbourne attacker was known to authorities
Author: 0 Australia police say Melbourne attacker was known to authorities

Police initially responded to reports of a vehicle on fire. A screenshot taken from a supplied video showing an incident on Bourke Street in Melbourne on Friday, November 9. He has been taken to hospital in a critical condition under police guard. Even though there was an armed man and an exploding vehicle, dozens of people stood still and went for their smart phones to record the confrontation.

People Palestinians martyred in Israeli raid in Gaza
Author: 0 Palestinians martyred in Israeli raid in Gaza

He had been attending remembrance events marking the centenary of the end of world war one. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cut his trip to Paris for World War I commemorations short to return to Israel after the violence erupted along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip, a spokesperson said.

People British govt minister quits over Brexit, calls for new vote
Author: 0 British govt minister quits over Brexit, calls for new vote

He called for a new public vote on leaving the EU. The government's splits over Brexit were mirrored by divisions within Labour . The headlines from the Sunday Times are indeed worrying: if true then it might be the case that Theresa May will have to walk away from negotiations as she simply won't be able to muster parliamentary support for a wildly unpopular deal that risks the United Kingdom being subjugated to European Union law indefinitely.

People Wildfire triggers evacuation order for Malibu
Author: 0 Wildfire triggers evacuation order for Malibu

A type 3 engine with a four-member crew from the Utah County Fire Department left Friday morning for California to help crews fight the highly destructive and fast-moving Camp Fire in Paradise, California . The initial five reported deaths put the Camp Fire among the 20 deadliest fires in California modern history, according to Cal Fire. The fire in Paradise was reported shortly after daybreak Thursday.

Author: 0 Trump cancels WW1 memorial at cemetery in France due to rain

Criticism of the president of the United States has intensified since, with British MPs joining the clamour . On Sunday, Trump attended a scheduled event honoring American war dead at a US cemetery just outside of Paris . Yet, he doesn't always seem to mind a little rain, as long as it's something he wants to do. French President Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the journey to the site by auto.

Author: 0 Netanyahu defends Qatari cash infusion to Gaza

Col. Jonathan Conricus wrote on Twitter. Sunday's exchange of fire came as Israel and Hamas appeared to be making progress toward an unofficial cease-fire. He said the step was coordinated with security officials to restore quiet for Israeli citizens living near the Gaza border and to avert a humanitarian crisis.

Author: 0 Fox & Friends Addresses Trump Missing Memorial Due to Rain

Stung by criticism for not attending an event honoring US military dead, the White House says President Donald Trump didn't want to disrupt Paris roadways for a last-minute motorcade to a cemetery in northern France. Obama wasn't the only one featured in the rain in Twitter messages attacking the president. French President Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the journey to the site by vehicle.

People Trump had central role in hush money payments to women
Author: 0 Trump had central role in hush money payments to women

In August , Michael Cohen , Trump's former lawyer, said he made the payments at the direction of Trump and pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations. In October 2016, weeks before the election, Trump directed Michael Cohen , his personal lawyer/fixer within the Trump Organization, to wire money to Daniels to keep quiet about a sexual encounter they had in 2006, shortly after Melania Trump had given birth to the couple's son, Barron.

People Top Democrats say Matt Whitaker must offer ‘immediate recusal’ from Mueller probe
Author: 0 Top Democrats say Matt Whitaker must offer ‘immediate recusal’ from Mueller probe

Graham also dismissed the veiled rebuke of President Donald Trump by French President Emmanuel Macron in a speech that declared " patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism ". Those concerns stem from comments made by Whitaker before he joined the Justice Department previous year. Whitaker has given every indication that he will NOT recuse himself.

Author: 0 Wildfires rage across California, killing at least five

Only a day after it began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to almost 110 square miles and was burning completely out of control. A wildfire burns boats on Malibu Lake in Malibu, Calif., Friday, Nov. The flames destroyed hundreds of homes, a hospital, a gas station, several restaurants and numerous vehicles in Paradise, officials said. Among those evacuated were all of the patients at the Feather River Hospital in Paradise.

People Woman (50) arrested over strawberry needle crisis
Author: 0 Woman (50) arrested over strawberry needle crisis

The 50-year-old woman worked as a supervisor of fruit pickers at the Berry Licious or Berry Obsession farm - which was traced back as the source of the needle contamination, the Courier-Mail reported . In September, the federal government announced new penalties for food contamination . The government also dedicated $1 million to help strawberry growers, some of whom resorted to dumping their entire crop well before the end of the season.

People Palestinian dead in Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes
Author: 0 Palestinian dead in Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes

They were the first installment of $90 million that Qatar has pledged to cover salaries and other humanitarian operations for six months. Observers for Qatar were present at all 12 post offices across Gaza, a coastal enclave, on Friday to monitor the salary distribution process.

People CNN Pipe Bomb Suspect Charged in 30-Count Indictment
Author: 0 CNN Pipe Bomb Suspect Charged in 30-Count Indictment

Sayoc faces five counts of each of the six charges: use of a weapon of mass destruction, interstate transportation and receipt of an explosive, threatening interstate communications, illegal mailing of explosives, use of explosives to commit a felony, and use of a destructive device during and in furtherance of a crime of violence.

People Gunman who killed 12 at California bar died from self-inflicted gunshot
Author: 0 Gunman who killed 12 at California bar died from self-inflicted gunshot

Authorities described an attack of military efficiency. The dead in the shooting rampage included sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus , a 29-year veteran gunned down as he entered the bar, and Telemachus Orfanos, 27, who survived last year's massacre in Las Vegas, where a gunman in a high-rise hotel opened killed 58 people at an outdoor country music festival.

People Macron speaks before Peace Forum attended by world leaders
Author: 0 Macron speaks before Peace Forum attended by world leaders

Trump has said he will not hold a bilateral summit with Putin in Paris , with the White House saying he did not want to overshadow the WWI ceremonies . "The aim of the forum is to show that there are lots of forces in the global system - states, NGOs, foundations, intellectuals, companies - who believe we need a world of rules, an open world and a multilateral world", he said.

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