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Air India plane hits wall on take-off

Air India plane hits wall on take-off Captain D. Ganesh Babu was informed of the incident by the ground staff at Trichy . The flight had got damaged under the belly and was declared fit for operations after inspection at Mumbai Airport . "The plane might have overshot the runway", an official of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation told media. "In order to have continuous attention towards air safety, I have also ordered co... [Full Article...]

American Pastor Detained in Turkey for Two Years May Soon Be Released

American Pastor Detained in Turkey for Two Years May Soon Be Released He is one of thousands caught up in a wide-scale government crackdown that followed a failed coup against the Turkish government in July 2016. Washington says the charges are fabricated. The court's decision failed to improve tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, and Washington sanctioned two Turkish officials and doubled tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum imports. [Full Article...]

2 killed as Cyclone Titli smashes eastern India

2 killed as Cyclone Titli smashes eastern India There has so far been no report of any damage to property or blockage of road or rail movement in West Bengal owing to " Titli ". Seawater entered houses in Uppada in East Godavari district as the maximum of the height of the tides was of 10ft along the coast close to the point of landfall. [Full Article...]

Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections

Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections The stand down affects more than 200 jets while an "inspection of a fuel tube" in F-35 engines takes place, according to a Pentagon spokesman. At Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort in SC, both British and American pilots are learning how to fly the F-35B. [Full Article...]

Trump official sought Israeli help to disrupt rival campaigns

Trump official sought Israeli help to disrupt rival campaigns A top Trump campaign official requested online manipulation proposals by an Israeli intelligence firm in 2016 to help defeat Hillary Clinton and Republican primary opponents, The New York Times reports . Cruz, who Trump campaign officials feared might lead a revolt over the Republican presidential nomination, was "Bear". Mueller has reportedly seen the plans and has questioned Psy-Group employe... [Full Article...]

STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings

STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings A yellow warning for wind is in place across the west coast of Scotland, including Glasgow and parts of the central belt, throughout Friday. A storm that's been dubbed "Callum" will pass to northwest of the United Kingdom on Friday, bringing winds of up to 70mph and a prolonged downpour that will create hazardous conditions across the country. [Full Article...]

South Korea conservatives reject changes to anti-communist law

South Korea conservatives reject changes to anti-communist law Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha takes an oath during a parliamentary audit of her ministry's affairs at its headquarters in Seoul on October 10, 2018. The demand for the hike is aimed at covering the costs for the regular or emergency deployment of "strategic assets" to the Korean Peninsula, he said, referring to advanced US weapon systems like stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and nuclear subs. [Full Article...]

Photo surfaces of doomed reporter walking into Saudi Consulate

Photo surfaces of doomed reporter walking into Saudi Consulate Saudi Arabia has dismissed the allegation as baseless , while the United Nations has called the conservative kingdom to cooperate with Turkey in conducting an "impartial and independent investigation". Jamal Khashoggi went to the consulate last Tuesday to obtain a document certifying he had divorced his ex-wife, so that he could marry his Turkish fiancée, Hatice Cengiz. [Full Article...]

Florida Governor To Declare State Of Emergency Ahead Of Possible Hurricane

Florida Governor To Declare State Of Emergency Ahead Of Possible Hurricane Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie continues its easterly path across the central Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. After reaching land, Michael is expected to travel northeast at hurricane strength as it passes over Georgia. [Full Article...]

EU, Britain narrowing differences on Irish border in Brexit talks

EU, Britain narrowing differences on Irish border in Brexit talks For industrial goods, he said it could be done by "market surveillance authorities" in company premises but he added that checks on animals and animal-derived products would still have to take place on the border. There are usually checks on goods coming into the EU's customs territory from outside countries, but the bloc has agreed not to carry out such checks between Northern Ireland and the Rep... [Full Article...]

Michael gaining strength as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico

Michael gaining strength as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico Additional strengthening is forecast during the next couple of days. Monday will bring sustained east southeast winds at 10-20 miles per hour, with occasional higher gusts. Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in more than 20 counties along the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend. The Commodity Weather Group said on Sunday there might be some precautionary evacuation ... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Hunt warns Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Photos have surfaced of a 15-member "assassination squad" allegedly sent after the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who has been missing since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week. "If he left, you must prove this, you will prove this, even if it's with visuals". Turkish officials have said he was murdered there, while Saudi Arabia says he safely left the building. [Full Article...]

Malema's EFF declares 'war' to remove South Africa's finance minister

Malema's EFF declares 'war' to remove South Africa's finance minister South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene resigned Tuesday over undisclosed meetings with a business family at the heart of a corruption scandal, dealing a blow to President Cyril Ramaphosa . The ANC forced Zuma to quit as president in February, clearing the way for his 65-year-old deputy and party leader Ramaphosa to take over. He must also reassure investors and credit-rating companies of ... [Full Article...]

Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael

Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael By 8 p.m. Monday, Michael's top sustained winds were around 85 miles per hour (140 kph) as it headed north at 12 miles per hour (19 kph). The center warned heavy rain, unsafe winds and life-threatening storm surges were possible across Western Cuba on Monday as winds picked up speed on the Gulf Coast. [Full Article...]

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for 'pain and suffering'

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for 'pain and suffering' Trump slammed Kavanaugh's opponents for a "campaign of personal destruction". Retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom Kavanaugh once clerked for and whose place he has taken on the court, administered the oath of office. Either way, he added, for Trump to declare that Kavanaugh was proven innocent is a "wild overstatement to say the least, and very likely an inaccurate read of what happened". [Full Article...]

A 'Family Favorite' Emerges As Possible Replacement For Nikki Haley, Report Says

A 'Family Favorite' Emerges As Possible Replacement For Nikki Haley, Report Says Haley was formerly the governor of SC. She was re-elected in 2014 and remained in the position until taking up the United Nations role. Speaking alongside Haley in the Oval Office, the president did not give any hints to who would replace Haley at the United Nations, but added there "are a number of people who would like to do it". [Full Article...]

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist According to his fiancee Cengiz, Khashoggi had visited the consulate to receive an official document for his marriage. Mr Khashoggi was a regular contributor to The Post , and colleagues there have said he often expressed concern for his safety because of his writing. [Full Article...]

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations Trump also approved a weapons sale to Taiwan , the self-ruled island the Communist mainland claims as its own territory, and sanctioned a Chinese company and its leader over an arms purchase from Russian Federation. That progress contradicts promises North Korea has made dating back at least to 1992, and in recent months, when Kim promised to honor all past agreements and work toward denucleariza... [Full Article...]

Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY

Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY Federal transportation records show Prestige is owned by Shahed Hussain, who worked as an informant for the FBI after the September 11 attacks, infiltrating Muslim groups by posing as a terrorist sympathizer in at least three investigations. [Full Article...]

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist

Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post who has been living in the United States since previous year after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman instituted a crackdown on those critical of his policies, went to the consulate to get paperwork so he could marry his fiancee. [Full Article...]


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