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World Trump ally Roger Stone convicted of lying to Congress
Author: 0 Trump ally Roger Stone convicted of lying to Congress

According to the Washington Post , a jury moments before noon returned a verdict finding him guilty of all seven charges after two days of deliberation. Sentencing is scheduled for February 6. As a reminder, Stone was on trial for lying to Congress and thereby obstructing an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

World Camera catches meteor lighting up Missouri sky
Author: 0 Camera catches meteor lighting up Missouri sky

Cameras around St. Louis caught sight of a blazing fireball streaking across the sky. It emanated from the Northern Taurid meteor shower , which is known for brighter-than-usual fireballs. Louis On The Air . A glowing meteor streaked across the sky over St. Louis, Missouri, on Monday night, according to local news outlets. Many meteors exceed that velocity, Snyder said.

World Get ready for snow and bitter cold
Author: 0 Get ready for snow and bitter cold

Several inches of snow are expected across Northeast Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania this afternoon into tonight . "Live Guardian Radar showing areas in northern IL and parts of Iowa have already had 1-3" of snow accumulate overnight. As far as amounts we are thinking 2-4 inches for most areas with the system snow, then lake-effect could bring another 4-8 inches, perhaps higher in spots in the main lake effect areas.

World Israel kills senior leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza air strike
Author: 0 Israel kills senior leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza air strike

Islamic Jihad issued a statement on Tuesday confirming the attack, identifying the official as Akram al-Ajouri. It also blamed Ata for recent rocket, drone and sniper attacks against Israel, as well as attempted infiltration into the occupied territories, claiming that he was planning "imminent" attacks.

World Boeing chair: CEO won't get bonus until Max flies
Author: 0 Boeing chair: CEO won't get bonus until Max flies

The board gave that job to Calhoun, a senior executive at the private equity firm Blackstone who previously led General Electric's jet-engine business and was reported to be in the running for Boeing CEO more than a decade ago. Mr Muilenburg has conceded, however, that fixing MCAS has taken far longer than Boeing expected. That's according to Peter DeFazio, chairman of the U.S.

World Teen walked 14 miles for help after attack on Mormon family
Author: 0 Teen walked 14 miles for help after attack on Mormon family

The massacre of nine women and children in northern Mexico could test breakaway Mormon families' attachment to communities that for decades have been a haven for a way of life shunned by the mainstream Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

World Majority expect Trump to win in 2020
Author: 0 Majority expect Trump to win in 2020

Nothing President Donald Trump does in office will change the minds of more than half of the people who support him or disapprove of him, according to the latest Monmouth University poll. "The Russians are paying attention". Delaying the votes for impeachment is a smart move on Pelosi's end, as of now, these offenses that are against Trump will count towards reasons as to why Trump should be removed from office.

World Passengers and crew safely off plane at Schiphol: military police
Author: 0 Passengers and crew safely off plane at Schiphol: military police

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told a meeting of his VVD party he may be called away because of the situation at Schiphol, according to the UK's Guardian . The airport had declared a "serious situation that can have a major impact on the population", the Dutch news agency ANP reported. BREAKING: Video shows a large emergency response at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.

World Farage says Tories have repeatedly offered him ‘baubles’ including peerage
Author: 0 Farage says Tories have repeatedly offered him ‘baubles’ including peerage

He said the Tories had delivered despite critics arguing "it couldn't be done" as he urged his allies to help him defeat Mr Corbyn on December 12 and cautioned a Labour government would be "calamitous" for the UK. So we'll say it again and again until the message gets through to the White House: "our NHS is not for sale". In a chant taken up by many in the room Mr Corbyn said: "Our NHS is NOT FOR SALE".

World ISIS confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announces new leader
Author: 0 ISIS confirms death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announces new leader

The video shows United States forces approaching the compound and then destroying it after the raid. Baghdadi died on October 26 by detonating a suicide vest as he fled into a dead-end tunnel as elite USA special forces closed in. McKenzie said the Pentagon believed Baghdadi was in hiding in Idlib "to avoid the intense pressure" that US and Syrian Kurdish forces had put on the group elsewhere.

World Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 presidential race
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 presidential race

He'd been lauded by Oprah Winfrey in an interview before his entrance. He raised $9 million in the first quarter. O'Rourke will not be missed, but his decision to end his campaign was his only move. "I have a feeling there are some folks in the conservative movement who don't want to see Beto O'Rourke go away too quickly", Todd said. Continetti said he expects O'Rourke's far-left rhetoric to continue to be a factor.

World Home Ministry releases new political map of India, includes PoK
Author: 0 Home Ministry releases new political map of India, includes PoK

The move is in accordance with the Government's August 5 announcement withdrawing the State's Special Status under Article 370 and bifurcating the State into Union Territories . With this move, the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir and the Ranbir Penal Code has ceased to exist. In Ladakh and its capital Leh, there was at least some celebration.

World Whatsapp: Indians among those 'targeted' by spyware
Author: 0 Whatsapp: Indians among those 'targeted' by spyware

However, there are certain measures you could take to protect yourself. It also generally allows attackers full access to messages sent or received, even in encrypted messaging apps or emails, and could conceivably be used to obtain access to any number of confidential or privileged case documents stored on the lawyers' computers.

World Blaze Virtually Destroys Okinawa's World Heritage-Listed Shuri Castle
Author: 0 Blaze Virtually Destroys Okinawa's World Heritage-Listed Shuri Castle

Shuri-jo castle served as a symbol illustrating Okinawa's cultural diversity and history, which were vastly different from those of mainland Japan . In addition to the main hall, the north and south halls have been destroyed, NHK said. Shuri Castle on Fire . The reconstructed castle was finished in 1992, when it was declared a national park.

World Hong Kong falls into first recession in 10 years: government estimate
Author: 0 Hong Kong falls into first recession in 10 years: government estimate

Hong Kong's economy only expanded modestly by 0.5 percent in the first half of 2019, marking the weakest economic performance since the recession in 2009, Lam noted. China denies meddling and has accused foreign governments, including the United States and Britain, of stirring up trouble. The march hasn't been authorized by the city's police.

World Twitter to ban political advertising globally, CEO Dorsey says
Author: 0 Twitter to ban political advertising globally, CEO Dorsey says

The move by Twitter comes amid the position taken by Facebook , which has defended its decision to not ban political ads that include false claims . This is is about paying for reach. However, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struggled to address the inherent problems with the policy raised by lawmakers during his congressional hearing last week .

World 'Significant' rain and strong winds in store for Halloween
Author: 0 'Significant' rain and strong winds in store for Halloween

State College police offered safety tips through Twitter to help trick-or-treaters stay safe, like walking on sidewalks, crossing the street at crosswalks, having an adult accompany children and using a flash light or glow stick to increase visibility.

World Medical Examiner: Jeffrey Epstein Might Have Been A Homicide Victim
Author: 0 Medical Examiner: Jeffrey Epstein Might Have Been A Homicide Victim

Baden said he hasn't been contacted by anyone investigating the cause of Epstein's death, even though he observed the autopsy , and that it would be easy to track down the person whose DNA had been found on the sheets used on Epstein. "I've not seen in fifty years where that occurred in a suicidal hanging", he told Fox News , adding that he was hired by Mark Epstein, Jeffrey's brother.

World Boeing boss admits mistakes were made on fatal MCAS system
Author: 0 Boeing boss admits mistakes were made on fatal MCAS system

Muilenburg mentioned the corporate had repeatedly requested the identical query. He also hammered Boeing's assumptions on how long it would take pilots to respond to a failure. Boeing hopes to gain FAA approval to return the 737 MAX - which has been grounded for eight months - to service by the end of the year, though worldwide regulators say they may need more time than their United States counterparts to review and certify changes made by Boeing.

World Grandfather charged in Puerto Rico cruise ship death
Author: 0 Grandfather charged in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

Salvatore Anello was charged on October 28 in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter Chloe, who dropped from an open window on the 11th floor of Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas on July 17, and onto the concrete of the Pan American dock II.

World Emmanuel Macron caves over Brexit extension, as EU agrees three month delay
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron caves over Brexit extension, as EU agrees three month delay

In spite of the uncertainty, whatever the decision, it will be taken by written procedure. The text said London could leave the community earlier if parliament ratified the text of the exit agreement . Johnson is obliged by legislation passed by parliament last month to accept an extension once offered. "We need a new parliament by Christmas so we can get Brexit done in January and the country can move on".

World Graham, Leading Republicans Push Ahead With Anti-Impeachment Drive
Author: 0 Graham, Leading Republicans Push Ahead With Anti-Impeachment Drive

Three committees in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives are investigating allegations of wrongdoing by the president. As a series of diplomats have been interviewed in the probe, several of them detailing U.S. Taylor also described two distinct channels he said emerged for USA policymaking toward Ukraine under Trump - one overseen by the diplomatic establishment and another overseen by the president's personal attorney, Rudolph W.

World Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops
Author: 0 Residents of northeast Syria city pelt departing US troops

USA special forces were withdrawn from northern Syria amid growing chaos after Turkey began military operation in the region earlier this month. The South Carolina Republican has expressed outrage in recent weeks following Trump's decision to pull USA forces out of Syria and abandon their Kurdish allies amid an onslaught from Turkey.

World Several injured as armed man hijacks ambulance in Oslo
Author: 0 Several injured as armed man hijacks ambulance in Oslo

Police arrested the man after firing on the vehicle. "It is too early to say whether this is terror-related, but we are investigating broadly and fully", police said in a statement. The ambulance then crashed into a building, after which the police smashed the windscreen and pulled a man from inside. One witness, Omar Khatujev, told the newspaper that he saw "the ambulance driving at high speed towards me.

World Mitt Romney's Secret Twitter Account Revealed
Author: 0 Mitt Romney's Secret Twitter Account Revealed

Slate's Ashley Feinberg then uncovered an account underthe name Pierre Delecto , which appeared to match Romney's description. Since the Slate piece was published, Coppins reached out to Romney to ask about the newly-discovered Twitter account, to which the senator confirmed, " C'est moi , '" or, in English, "It's me".

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