Monthly Archives: October 2018

Trump turns from 'humbling' grief to midterm fire and fury

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President Donald Trump makes a hard turn Wednesday from offering empathy to grief-stricken Pittsburgh to the fear and fury of a midterm election closing argument designed to drive up Republican turnout despite the risk of deepening national divides.
President Donald Trump makes a hard turn Wednesday from offering empathy to grief-stricken Pittsburgh to the fear and fury of a midterm election closing argument designed to drive up Republican turnout despite the risk of deepening national divides.
Trump turns from 'humbling' grief to midterm fire and fury

Birthright citizenship: Trump claims only the US grants it; he's wrong

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US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to end birthright citizenship — the process by which babies born in the country automatically become citizens — by executive order, while claiming the US was the only nation around the world to grant such rights.
US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to end birthright citizenship — the process by which babies born in the country automatically become citizens — by executive order, while claiming the US was the only nation around the world to grant such rights.
Birthright citizenship: Trump claims only the US grants it; he's wrong

No answers to Indonesia plane crash as bodies pulled from sea

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A day after Indonesian Lion Air flight 610 crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from the capital Jakarta, questions are being asked as to what caused the new Boeing jet to suddenly lose altitude, killing all 189 people on board.
A day after Indonesian Lion Air flight 610 crashed into the sea minutes after takeoff from the capital Jakarta, questions are being asked as to what caused the new Boeing jet to suddenly lose altitude, killing all 189 people on board.
No answers to Indonesia plane crash as bodies pulled from sea

This is the 'last generation' that can save nature, WWF says

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Global wildlife populations have fallen by 60% in just over four decades, as accelerating pollution, deforestation, climate change and other manmade factors have created a “mindblowing” crisis, the World Wildlife Fund has warned in a damning new report.
Global wildlife populations have fallen by 60% in just over four decades, as accelerating pollution, deforestation, climate change and other manmade factors have created a “mindblowing” crisis, the World Wildlife Fund has warned in a damning new report.
This is the 'last generation' that can save nature, WWF says

China allows use of tiger and rhino products, infuriating activists

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The Chinese government has legalized the use of endangered tiger and rhino products for medical purposes, a move wildlife activists say will be a setback to efforts to protect the increasingly endangered animals.
The Chinese government has legalized the use of endangered tiger and rhino products for medical purposes, a move wildlife activists say will be a setback to efforts to protect the increasingly endangered animals.
China allows use of tiger and rhino products, infuriating activists

Indonesia flight carrying 189 people crashes en route from Jakarta

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A Lion Air flight capable of carrying up to 189 passengers has crashed during a short flight from the Indonesian capital Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, according to Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency.
A Lion Air flight capable of carrying up to 189 passengers has crashed during a short flight from the Indonesian capital Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, according to Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency.
Indonesia flight carrying 189 people crashes en route from Jakarta

Brazil elects far-right Bolsonaro as president

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Jubilant supporters of Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro took the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday after the far-right congressman was declared the winner of the country’s presidential election by a wide margin.
Jubilant supporters of Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro took the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Sunday after the far-right congressman was declared the winner of the country’s presidential election by a wide margin.
Brazil elects far-right Bolsonaro as president

The Meiji Shrine: A wedding venue fit for a princess

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At Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, it’s not unusual for visitors to catch a glimpse of a traditional wedding, the couple led in procession by Shinto priests under a large red umbrella. Located within the tranquil Yoyogi Park, the famed shrine has long been a popular wedding spot, with about a dozen daily ceremonies conducted there over the year’s busiest weekends.
At Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, it’s not unusual for visitors to catch a glimpse of a traditional wedding, the couple led in procession by Shinto priests under a large red umbrella. Located within the tranquil Yoyogi Park, the famed shrine has long been a popular wedding spot, with about a dozen…
The Meiji Shrine: A wedding venue fit for a princess

Leicester City: Club owner's helicopter crashes after match

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A helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City Football Club burst into flames after crashing in a parking lot next to the club’s King Power Stadium in Leicester about an hour after the match Saturday night.
A helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City Football Club burst into flames after crashing in a parking lot next to the club’s King Power Stadium in Leicester about an hour after the match Saturday night.
Leicester City: Club owner's helicopter crashes after match

Japan's Princess Ayako to marry commoner

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Before Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped out in a silk Givenchy wedding dress to marry Prince Harry, the public spent months guessing who would have the honor of designing the royal gown.
Before Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, stepped out in a silk Givenchy wedding dress to marry Prince Harry, the public spent months guessing who would have the honor of designing the royal gown.
Japan's Princess Ayako to marry commoner

Turkey seeks extradition of 18 Saudis for killing of Khashoggi

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Eighteen Saudis are being investigated on the charge of “intentional homicide with premeditation” and torture over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish official with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.
Eighteen Saudis are being investigated on the charge of “intentional homicide with premeditation” and torture over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish official with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.
Turkey seeks extradition of 18 Saudis for killing of Khashoggi