• White House: Trump to travel Tuesday to Pittsburgh after synagogue massacre
White House: Trump to travel Tuesday to Pittsburgh after synagogue massacre

He faces an additional 29 federal charges accusing him of civil rights and hate crimes. A Justice Department spokesman said the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Scott Brady, started the approval process for seeking the death penalty.

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader

In the state of Hesse's election Sunday, the CDU saw a 11-point drop in support from the last election in 2013, as did its coalition partner, the center-left Social Democratic Party. Capturing only 33 per cent of the vote, Ms. Merkel's CDU spent nearly six months trying to cobble together a coalition, eventually resorting to the vastly diminished...

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  • FBI says suspicious parcel was addressed to CNN in Atlanta
FBI says suspicious parcel was addressed to CNN in Atlanta

Last week, one of the 13 pipe bombs that were sent to various Democratic public figures ended up at the CNN offices in NY. This is the second suspicious package addressed to the media company in less than a week. Cesar Sayoc , a Donald Trump supporter from Florida, was arrested and charged with sending the devices. All mail is being screened of...

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  • North Carolina student dies in shooting, fellow student held
North Carolina student dies in shooting, fellow student held

They said the shooter, a student, has been apprehended and the weapon is in possession of law enforcement. Authorities say a student shot and wounded another student at a North Carolina high school before being taken into custody. "Our goal was to ensure that students could remain on campus and safe until such time that transportation arrangement...

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  • Police identify women found duct taped near Hudson River as sisters
Police identify women found duct taped near Hudson River as sisters

Police say that they are investigating the deaths and will determine the causes. NY police have identified two young Virginia women found dead along the Hudson River on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The victims were found unconscious and unresponsive, and there was no obvious signs of trauma. Tala Farea, 16, had been reported missing on August...

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  • Merkel to step down as party leader, ends era of German politics
Merkel to step down as party leader, ends era of German politics

German chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partner, the centre-left SPD party, has said it might quit government after another drubbing in a regional election. Voters punished the governing parties in state elections Sunday in Hesse and two weeks ago in Bavaria. "The message to the parties ruling in Berlin is: People want fewer disputes and m...

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  • Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh synagogue killer
Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh synagogue killer

Trump ordered American flags to be flown at half-staff through Wednesday as the nation mourns the victims. However, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto told journalists: "The approach that we need to be looking at is how we take the guns, which is the common denominator of every mass shooting in America, out of the hands of those that are looking to e...

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  • Saudi Arabia to prosecute suspects in Khashoggi death, won't extradite
Saudi Arabia to prosecute suspects in Khashoggi death, won't extradite

The Turkish president, who has stopped short of directly blaming the Saudi government, added the 18 suspects must know who killed Khashoggi and repeated his call for the men to be tried in Turkey . Global pressure has increased on the Saudi leadership to come clean on the case, after Riyadh shifted its official explanation a number of times....

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  • Make in India a global brand, says PM Modi in Japan
Make in India a global brand, says PM Modi in Japan

Shinzo Abe hosted Modi at his personal villa near Lake Kawaguchi in Yamanashi. After the luncheon, they would visit a factory of industrial robot manufacturer Fanuc Corp, before moving on to the Japanese premier's vacation home nearby.

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  • Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency after rough campaign
Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency after rough campaign

Jair Bolsonaro , the right-wing candidate from Brazil's Social Liberal Party (PSL) has clinched victory in the presidential election run-off, beating Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party after a campaign riddled with controversy. For some, however, Haddad, a member of the Brazilian Workers Party, is the clear option. Several key endorseme...

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  • Oscar strengthening, forecast to become hurricane later Sunday
Oscar strengthening, forecast to become hurricane later Sunday

A cyclone is a closed-circulation rotating storm that depending on its wind-speed intensity is classified, from weakest to strongest, as a tropical depression, tropical storm or hurricane. No coastal watches or warnings are in effect. During the afternoon on Thursday, shower activity associated with the low pressure system became more concentrate...

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  • Russian Federation says preparing answers to USA questions on arms control pact
Russian Federation says preparing answers to USA questions on arms control pact

Trump has said he will withdraw unless Russian Federation and China agree to a modified treaty whereby all three nations agree to abstain from deploying the midrange missiles. But Trump's withdrawal may also be designed for another goal. "If they get smart and if others get smart and they say, 'Let's not develop these frightful nuclear weapons,...

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  • Kandahar goes to the polls in Afghan parliamentary vote delayed by violence
Kandahar goes to the polls in Afghan parliamentary vote delayed by violence

Parliamentary elections were held last Saturday throughout Afghanistan , with the exception of Ghazni province, three years later than scheduled and with about 4 million citizens casting ballots, some 45 per cent of the population. Afghanistan's parliamentary elections were held against a backdrop of violence, with a multitude of attacks killing ...

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  • Angela Merkel 'to abandon key CDU party role'
Angela Merkel 'to abandon key CDU party role'

This, Associated Press reports, is to give her successor enough time to build a profile as the leader but without handing over the reigns of the nation which Merkel has held for 13 years. Merkel has dragged the CDU to the political center in her years as leader, dropping military conscription, introducing benefits encouraging fathers to look after ...

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  • Pittsburgh mayor opposes Trump's call to arm synagogues
Pittsburgh mayor opposes Trump's call to arm synagogues

Each of victims was middle-aged or older. The auditorium of downtown Pittsburgh's Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum was packed for the 90-minute vigil, which began with music from an African-American choir. Daniel Stein, 71 , of Squirrel Hill. "If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better". Bob Jones , he...

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  • Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting
Vancouver vigil to honour the victims of deadly synagogue shooting

Authorities said there was no indication that Mr. Bowers worked with accomplices, though they were still investigating. "As we pause to consider the enormity of the tragedy and ponder the question, 'What can I do about it?' in the face of this darkness, look to illuminate the soul of another", he told his people.

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  • Meghan Markle Delivers Empowering Speech About Women's Right to Vote
Meghan Markle Delivers Empowering Speech About Women's Right to Vote

Nate Kearins, a 13-year-old from Kairanga School in Palmerston North, said he asked Harry if he'd heard of Steven Adams, a New Zealand-born National Basketball Association player. "Although there's quite strict protocol about what we're able to do, the artists are quite relaxed about their interaction with them", Grant said. Kiwis are preparing t...

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  • Migrant caravan negotiates with police in Mexico
Migrant caravan negotiates with police in Mexico

The troops will also assist the Border Patrol with vehicles, tents and possibly medical support, the official said. Pence said foreign partners provided the intelligence and he also learned of some during a phone call with Juan Orlando Hernández, the president of Honduras .

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  • Super Typhoon Yutu Devastates Northern Mariana Islands with 180 miles per hour Winds
Super Typhoon Yutu Devastates Northern Mariana Islands with 180 miles per hour Winds

A 44-year-old woman taking shelter in an abandoned building died when it collapsed in the storm, a post on the governor's office Facebook page said. "We had to hide inside the bathroom because the house felt like it was going to blow apart", she said. Brad Ruszala drove around Saipan Thursday looking for his dog, Sparkles.

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  • Nor’easter to hit mid-Atlantic, New England this weekend
Nor’easter to hit mid-Atlantic, New England this weekend

A Coastal Storm is bringing impacts to the Delaware Valley Saturday morning and a multitude of weather alerts are in place across the region. The storm system is just north of Panama City, Florida, on Friday morning, and is moving east and north into the Carolinas.

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