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People Elevator in Chicago's John Hancock Center drops 84 FLOORS
Author: 0 Elevator in Chicago's John Hancock Center drops 84 FLOORS

Jaime and Maña Montemayor, a married couple that was in the elevator, told the newspaper that they heard a "clack clack clack" sound after going inside. When they finally arrived, "it was a precarious situation where we had the cable break on top of the elevator [and] we couldn't do an elevator-to-elevator rescue we had to breach a wall", said Chicago Battalion Fire Chief Patrick Maloney.

People Help sought for baby before beach death
Author: 0 Help sought for baby before beach death

A crime scene was set up on the popular beach, just a kilometre from Schoolies celebrations, after emergency services performed CPR but were unable to revive the girl. The couple, who are homeless and known to police, have been in custody ever since. Queensland police declined to say what action was taken over Ms Sorensen's complaint.

People Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and two flip-flops in stomach
Author: 0 Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and two flip-flops in stomach

A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had almost 6kg of plastic waste, including 115 cups, in its stomach, park officials said on Tuesday (Nov 20). Almost half of the three million tons of mismanaged plastic waste produced in the country each year ends up in the ocean. In June, the death of a pilot whale in Thailand with 80 pieces of plastic rubbish in its stomach garnered headlines locally, but drew more attention outside the country.

Author: 0 Kabul explosion kills 40 at gathering of clerics

The deadly attack was carried out at the Uranus Wedding Hall on the airport road in the city center of Kabul at about 06:15 p.m. local time on Tuesday. The radical Sunni militant group Islamic State has mostly focused its major attacks on Afghan soil on Shi'ite Muslim sites of worship, regarding Shi'ites as heretics.

People Tijuana Residents Don't Want The Migrant Caravan In Tijuana (HBO)
Author: 0 Tijuana Residents Don't Want The Migrant Caravan In Tijuana (HBO)

We have deployed additional forces to protect our border". "[We] have temporarily suspended vehicle processing for northbound travelers at the San Ysidro port of entry Monday morning to position additional port hardening materials", the agency said in a statement to The Epoch Times.

People Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit
Author: 0 Finland baffled over Donald Trump raking comments during California wildfire visit

There's no doubt that humans and nature share blame for the wildfires, but as the Associated Press noted, fire scientists are divided as to whether forest management played a major role. Mr Trump praised the emergency services. "Just an ordinary day in the Finnish forest", she wrote. "You wouldn't have the fire". While standing with California's Governor Brown and other officials, President Trump stated the following.

People Russia Accuses US Senators of Trying to Meddle in Interpol Election
Author: 0 Russia Accuses US Senators of Trying to Meddle in Interpol Election

President Donald Trump to oppose the candidacy of Russia's Alexander Prokopchuk. Russian Federation has been at the centre of a number of worldwide scandals in recent years, accused of suppressing the rights of minority groups, human rights abuses , and the illegal annexation of Crimea.

People Duterte, Xi 'elevate' PH-China ties, 'manage' sea row
Author: 0 Duterte, Xi 'elevate' PH-China ties, 'manage' sea row

The visit reflects warmer ties that began when Duterte took office and pivoted toward China and away from the US, a longstanding defense ally. China won a windfall partner with the 2016 election of President Rodrigo Duterte, who has rattled the Philippines' century-old bond with the USA while courting trade and investment from the rising American rival.

People Trump to hold rallies in MS on eve of Senate runoff election
Author: 0 Trump to hold rallies in MS on eve of Senate runoff election

His campaign organization announced Saturday the president will hold two rallies on November 26 on behalf of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran , while Espy is a former congressman and former USA agriculture secretary. The Mississippi Senate runoff gives Trump another chance to get back on the campaign trail after his frustrations with the media's coverage of the midterms, which saw Republicans lose control of the House while picking up likely two seats to expand their narrow Senate majority.

People Man dies after stingray attack while swimming near Hobart
Author: 0 Man dies after stingray attack while swimming near Hobart

Police said in the immediate period before his death, the man had been swimming a short distance from the shore. Friends pulled him from the water but failed in attempts to resuscitate him. "It's a pretty traumatic incident to see", they added. In 2006, Australian conservationist and Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin died after a stingray's serrated barb pierced his heart while filming off Australia's northern Great Barrier Reef.

People Role Of Youth In Peace Talks Needs To Be ‘Significant’
Author: 0 Role Of Youth In Peace Talks Needs To Be ‘Significant’

In October, Khalilzad held the first round of peace talks with Afghan leaders. The Taliban "are not losing " in Afghanistan, Gen. Joseph Dunford, the top US military officer, said last week. demands to negotiate with the Western-backed government in Kabul, which the rebels view as a puppet regime. The U.S. has about 14,000 troops in Afghanistan.

People Rubio Praises McRaven After Trump Derides Retired Admiral
Author: 0 Rubio Praises McRaven After Trump Derides Retired Admiral

And after retiring four years ago, Adm. William H. McRaven took on a huge challenge as chancellor of the sprawling University of Texas System. "Would it have been nicer if we got Osama Bin Laden a lot sooner than that, wouldn't it been nice?" But McRaven told CNN he did not back Clinton "or anyone else" in the 2016 presidential contest.

People Spain rocks the boat with demand for Brexit veto over Gibraltar
Author: 0 Spain rocks the boat with demand for Brexit veto over Gibraltar

Madrid has objected to part of the deal that covers future trade and security relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union. "And that is what needs to be made clear", Borrell said. Pedro Sanchez said: "As of today, if there are no changes with respect to Gibraltar, Spain will vote no to the agreement on Brexit". A spokesperson for UK Prime Minister Theresa May meanwhile said the draft deal covers Gibraltar as well as "the other overseas territories and the crown dependencies".

People Airbnb Plans To Remove Listings In Israeli Settlements
Author: 0 Airbnb Plans To Remove Listings In Israeli Settlements

Speaking on Israel's Channel 13 television, he said Israel was not told of the decision in advance and that it would respond by backing lawsuits by settlement listers against Airbnb in U.S. Its discontinuation is seen widely as a win for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to inspire boycotts against the state of Israel and Israeli companies that profit off of occupied territories.

People U.S. briefly shuts Mexico border crossing
Author: 0 U.S. briefly shuts Mexico border crossing

All northbound lanes at the San Ysidro Port of Entry were closed early Monday morning, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. "Some of them are a bunch of bums, smoking marijuana in the street, and attacking our families in Playas de Tijuana", the mayor said last week , on Mexican television.

People Yemen rebel calls for halt to military operations
Author: 0 Yemen rebel calls for halt to military operations

Some U.S. officials, including CIA Director Gina Haspel, have been given access to the recordings, the sources said. President Donald Trump on Saturday called the Central Intelligence Agency assessment that MbS ordered Khashoggi's killing "very premature" but "possible", and said he would receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday.

People Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Appointment
Author: 0 Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Appointment

The lawsuit was filed in USA district court for the District of Columbia by senators Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse and Mazie Hirono . The attorney general of Maryland last week brought a similar legal challenge , saying Trump violated the so-called Appointments Clause of the US Constitution because the job of attorney general is a "principal officer" who must be appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate.

People Democrats Sign Letter Vowing To Oppose Nancy Pelosi
Author: 0 Democrats Sign Letter Vowing To Oppose Nancy Pelosi

She told the Post there are "probably closer to 30" Democrats who have privately told her they would be willing to vote against Pelosi. No Democrat has stepped forward to directly challenge Pelosi for House speaker, so she remains the overwhelming favorite to win next week's internal vote.

People Chicago Police Respond To Shooting Near Hospital With 'Multiple Victims'
Author: 0 Chicago Police Respond To Shooting Near Hospital With 'Multiple Victims'

Police earlier warned people to avoid the area surrounding the hospital after reports of a shooting nearby. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Supt. Aditia said officers responded quickly and the gunman and the officers exchanged gunfire. 'I don't know what happened, ' she said. 'I am scared as hell.

People Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life
Author: 0 Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

Cynthia and Ronnie Watts openly doubted that their son had really done all these things - even after he pleaded guilty to it all on November 6 in a plea deal that spared him the death penalty. During the testimony, Shanann Watts' parents testified . "I didn't want death for you because that's not my right", Shan'ann's mom said through tears.

People NJ couple on way to their wedding killed in horrific Pennsylvania crash
Author: 0 NJ couple on way to their wedding killed in horrific Pennsylvania crash

Wednesday when a tractor-trailer hit a passenger vehicle, starting a fiery six-vehicle crash, police said. Police say a tractor-trailer was unable to stop and pushed the couple's vehicle into another tractor-trailer. Traffic was reportedly backed up on the interstate for 12 hours. She worked for Oracle Data Cloud at their Midtown offices and lived with Kearney in Jersey City.

People White House to Revoke Acosta’s Press Pass Again at End of Month
Author: 0 White House to Revoke Acosta’s Press Pass Again at End of Month

After the President had had enough and tried to shut down Acosta's fierce line of questioning, a White House staffer attempted to take the microphone away from the CNN reporter, who refused to give it up. A judge last week issued a ruling of a "limited nature" that restored Acosta's credentials temporarily while a CNN lawsuit against the administration proceeds.

People Israel PM snubs calls for early polls
Author: 0 Israel PM snubs calls for early polls

He also urged his coalition partners not to bring down the government, saying holding snap elections now would be "irresponsible" as Israel is in "one of our most complex periods in terms of security". Netanyahu spoke Sunday night after a crucial meeting with Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon on resolving the coalition crisis. "If (Netanyahu) pulls a rabbit out of his hat, we'll see", the finance minister, whose centre-right Kulanu party holds 10 seats, told Israeli television Saturday.

People Trump vows to visit U.S. troops in war zones
Author: 0 Trump vows to visit U.S. troops in war zones

Wallace challenged him, emphasizing the importance of the day. Trump said the Marine One helicopter could not fly in the bad weather and the Secret Service was adamant against his traveling by road to the site. The President then brought up the issue from last week when he did not visit the veteran's cemetery in France on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, on Veterans Day.

Author: 0 Trump suggests Californians should rake forests to prevent deadly wildfires

President Donald Trump's freakish advice on "raking and cleaning" forest floors to prevent wildfires may not have originated with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö as he claimed . But Niinistö said he does not recall any discussion of "raking" forest floors as something he would have suggested in any way. Praising the work of firefighters and local officials, President Trump reiterated the need for forest management to prevent and contain wildfires.

People British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties
Author: 0 British PM heading for Brussels for talks on future ties

The ex-Prime Minister's "guru" says he could be "the best hope for Britain" if he makes a return to politics. "I get asked in the supermarket, in the street", he said. With "two or three points" being changed he could support the government's proposals, he said. The summit is the moment for the European Union to endorse the deal its negotiators struck with Britain and so holding it without Britain makes little technical difference to the Brexit process.

People Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens
Author: 0 Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus as U.S.-China divide deepens

Leaders from Asia-Pacific nations pose for a family photo during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) Summit in Port Moresby on November 18, 2018. "Frankly speaking, we are in a very early stage of those discussions and different countries have different ideas as to how to take that process forward", Wang said.

People Ocasio-Cortez’s first days in Congress: Treated as intern, clothing criticized
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez’s first days in Congress: Treated as intern, clothing criticized

Twitter quickly had her back. "I'll tell you something: that jacket and coat don't look like a girl who struggles", Scarry wrote . I have three months without a salary before I'm a member of Congress. The Ocasio-Cortez campaign didn't respond to repeated Fox News inquiries for this article. "Those little things are very real", Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times .

People Dead, 20 Injured In Amritsar Attack, Khalistani Terror Link Under Probe
Author: 0 Dead, 20 Injured In Amritsar Attack, Khalistani Terror Link Under Probe

Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh said that the possibility of involvement of ISI-based Khalistani or Kashmiri terror groups could not be ruled out. He said about 200 devotees were inside at the time of the attack. Union home minister Rajnath Singh spoke to the chief minister and assured "strong action" against those responsible for the attack.

People Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found
Author: 0 Argentina submarine: ARA San Juan found

It was found some 800 meters (2,625 feet) below the ocean's surface by a marine tracking contractor Ocean Infinity . The first anniversary of the submarine's disappearance was marked with an event at the Mar del Plata naval base on November 15, with President Mauricio Macri in attendance.

People UK PM May: intense week of Brexit talks ahead
Author: 0 UK PM May: intense week of Brexit talks ahead

According to the ComRes poll of 2,000 adults for the Sunday Express 53 per cent have rejected the idea of a so called People's Vote and instead want Theresa May to get on with the job of leaving the EU. The Franco-German budget proposals which will be presented to European finance ministers on Monday, are the latest in a series of joint actions, coming just days after Merkel backed Macron's calls for the creation of an EU army.

People May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary
Author: 0 May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary

Coveney said on Saturday that the withdrawal treaty would not be reopened and suggested that wavering British ministers instead seek to influence the political declaration on future relations still under discussion. Moreover, the country wouldn't be able to unilaterally pull out of the arrangement. Conservative party rules state that if 15 per cent of its members of parliament submit letters to chairman of their backbench 1922 Committee, now Sir Graham Brady , then a vote of no ...

People State Dept Refutes Reports on Final Conclusion in Khashoggi Case
Author: 0 State Dept Refutes Reports on Final Conclusion in Khashoggi Case

Khashoggi, who was killed last month in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey , contributed to The Washington Post and had written editorials critical of the crown prince. "I'll also be speaking with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ". Prince Khalid, now back in Saudi Arabia, said on Twitter that he had not been in contact with Khashoggi for almost a year.