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World Media The Pope Has A Lamborghini Now
Author: 0 The Pope Has A Lamborghini Now

The hot new wheels was blessed and signed by the pontiff outside Casa Santa Marta, the Vatican guesthouse where he lives. The vehicle was donated to the Vatican and will be auctioned off through Sotheby's . Another charity, the Pope John XXIII Community, provides aid for sex-trafficking victims. What gift to offer the pope? During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis has said one must "allow himself to be amazed to enter the Kingdom of Heaven".

World Media China sends envoy to North Korea for party talks
Author: 0 China sends envoy to North Korea for party talks

President Trump echoed Mattis' stance while visiting South Korea as part of a 12-day trip to Asia last week, urging North Korea to " make a deal ", while also warning Pyongyang to "not underestimate us" and "not try us". Singapore recently banned all commercial trade with North Korea in compliance with the United Nations resolutions against the communist country's nuclear and missile tests.

World Media Far-Right Twitter Accounts Lose Verified Tick
Author: 0 Far-Right Twitter Accounts Lose Verified Tick

Reasons include: Intentionally misleading people by changing display names, promoting hate or violence and inciting or engaging in harassment of other users. It's unclear why some Twitter users are losing their verification while others are removed from the site completely. Loomer expressed frustration at the company's decision too, " Twitter is quick to call me and others Nazis, but they are literally trying to eradicate my presence".

World Media Texas sheriff says obscene Trump sticker could lead to prosecution
Author: 0 Texas sheriff says obscene Trump sticker could lead to prosecution

The sheriff southwest of Houston put out a call for information, saying that a prosecutor had already told him that she could bring disorderly conduct charges. Making "an offensive gesture or display in a public place" is also prohibited if "the gesture or display tends to incite an immediate breach of peace".

World Media Bill Gates personally donates $100 million to Alzheimer's research
Author: 0 Bill Gates personally donates $100 million to Alzheimer's research

The investment is independent of his philanthropic work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates calls putting $50 million into the Dementia Discovery Fund "a first step". Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's, a rate expected to double by 2050, according to a 2016 study by the Alzheimer's Association .

World Media Internet Freedom Declines for Seventh Consecutive Year
Author: 0 Internet Freedom Declines for Seventh Consecutive Year

The research stated within its key findings that governments in 30 countries manipulated social media to undermine democracy and control online conversation, as well as governments restricting live videos on platforms like Facebook and Snapchat in order to restrict the spread of anti-government protests.

World Media LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Thank Donald Trump; Suspended for China Incident
Author: 0 LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Thank Donald Trump; Suspended for China Incident

The UCLA basketball freshmen were arrested November 7 morning local time in Hangzhou, China. According to the president's chief of staff John Kelly, Trump called China's president Xi Jinping to expedite the "knuckleheads'" case. "We are grateful for the role that our Chinese hosts played, and for the courtesy and professionalism of the local authorities", Scott said. Pac-12 is the college athletic conference in which UCLA participates.

World Media 5.5 magnitude quake hits off South Korea's coast
Author: 0 5.5 magnitude quake hits off South Korea's coast

This natural disaster is the second strongest to hit South Korea, after the 5.8 quake that struck the city of Gyeongju past year, according to Yonhap news agency . It came a day ahead of the all-important college entrance exam during which the whole nation falls silent to help teenagers focus on the annual test, whose result could define their future in the hyper-competitive society.

World Media Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek
Author: 0 Blues stunted my progress - Loftus-Cheek

The midfielder was one of the major pluses from England's successive stalemates against Germany and Brazil , with the on-loan Crystal Palace star putting in a man-of-the-match performance against the world champions on Friday night. " You can't win really, but I personally feel that it would have helped Ruben to have been loaned out a year earlier ". "He played some first-team football here, but he earned his stripes as well as made his mistakes playing with Borussia Monchengladbach".

World Media Ed Westwick : a third woman is accusing him of sexual assault - Here
Author: 0 Ed Westwick : a third woman is accusing him of sexual assault - Here

Throughout the course the night, Rachel alleges that she was sexually assaulted by the actor, who was best known for his role as Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl . Eck said she threatened to leave the hotel, but she liked Harling and he convinced her to stay. "Ed then pulled me onto the bed and aggressively groped me", she said, referring to her breasts.

World Media Lebanon Says Saudi Arabia Holding Hariri Hostage
Author: 0 Lebanon Says Saudi Arabia Holding Hariri Hostage

Hariri's abrupt resignation as premier in a statement televised from the Saudi capital Riyadh on November 4 thrust Lebanon to the front of a Middle East contest for power between Saudi Arabia and Iran . Saudi Arabia has always been considered Hariri's main external supporter. Hariri gave his first public remarks on Sunday, saying in a televised interview in Riyadh he planned to return to Lebanon within days to affirm his resignation.

World Media Iran, Iraq Refuse Israeli Offer of Aid Following Deadly Earthquake
Author: 0 Iran, Iraq Refuse Israeli Offer of Aid Following Deadly Earthquake

These statements came after the US, Russia and Jordan negotiated the deal designed to reach a new cease-fire agreement in southern Syria that will create a "de-escalation zone" adjacent to Israel's border, where Iran and Hezbollah, its terror proxy, will not be allowed to establish themselves.

World Media Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song
Author: 0 Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song

Duterte has come under intense criticism from human rights advocates for overseeing a violent drug crackdown that includes extrajudicial killings. Duterte cursed Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, past year for raising concerns about the war on drugs and he subsequently declared that he was breaking with the United States, a close ally of the Philippines since World War Two.

World Media Soldier, Hizb militant killed in Kashmir
Author: 0 Soldier, Hizb militant killed in Kashmir

A police official said that Nowbug Kund area in Qazigund was cordoned off after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area. However, when the security forces were moving towards a particular area, the militants opened fire, they said.

World Media Chennai engineer set on fire by her spurned lover, dies
Author: 0 Chennai engineer set on fire by her spurned lover, dies

Induja succumbed to her burns at Kilpauk Medical College Hospital while her mother Renuka and sister were hospitalised with serious burns, sources said. The victim's mother is said to have suffered 49 per cent burns and her is said to be in the ICU. This is when, the police say, the accused threw petrol on the victim and used a lighter to set her on fire.

World Media Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports
Author: 0 Coalition to Gradually Reopen Yemen's Seaports, Airports

An air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen shut down the airport in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, further isolating the country where millions are on the brink of starvation, the state news agency SABA reported .

World Media North Korea 'trying to figure out if Trump is crazy'
Author: 0 North Korea 'trying to figure out if Trump is crazy'

According to the South Korean military there was no exchange of fire across the border, and the UNC statement stressed that no South Korean or USA forces were harmed. They stand only several meters (yards) away from tall South Korean soldiers wearing aviator sunglasses and standing motionless like statues. We wonder what our military did even when North Korea made a serious provocation again by violating the decades-old cease-fire agreement in the tense border.

Author: 0 Dem Reads Trump Tweets During Sessions Hearing

At a House Judiciary hearing Tuesday, Sessions stressed the "factual basis" that must be met to warrant a special counsel , as Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) grilled him on what Jordan said "looks like" the Federal Bureau of Investigation working with Democrats to push the Trump-Russia dossier.

World Media PH thanks Trump for offering to mediate maritime row
Author: 0 PH thanks Trump for offering to mediate maritime row

President Donald Trump has offered to mediate in the South China Sea disputes, while his Chinese counterpart played down concerns over Beijing's military build-up and the prospects of war in the contested waters. In a joint statement, Asean and China agreed to "intensify cooperation and assistance to combat corruption", as part of efforts to enhance regional cooperation under the Asean-China Strategic Partnership.

Author: 0 Trump, Putin shake hands but no formal meeting expected

Duterte seemed confident he had Trump's backing for his deadly war on drugs. "It's not as if we are trigger happy", Duterte apparently told Trump. "Tremendous amounts of work was done on trade". Since Duterte took office 16 months ago, police say they have killed 3,967 people in the crackdown on illegal drugs. How much more now that I am president?' Human rights group Karapatan said a meeting between Duterte and Trump on human rights will be "one big sick joke".

World Media Launch of Idaho's first satellite postponed
Author: 0 Launch of Idaho's first satellite postponed

Sensors aboard the spacecraft will collect measurements of air, ocean, and ground conditions, as well as fire locations, temperatures and water vapor throughout the atmosphere. The launch of the first of NOAA's planned four Joint Polar Satellite System, or JPSS-1, was scrubbed early this morning due to a combination of wayward boats that had crossed into restricted space as well as a couple of positions that reported technical "no go" s during the countdown and system checks.

World Media Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws
Author: 0 Same-Sex bill could override anti-discrimination laws

It also includes exemptions so religious organisations can refuse to conduct same-sex marriages. " Australians have been voting not to entrench discrimination in legislation". Senator Smith said he was hopeful the Yes vote would prevail, but even if Australians voted No he would still introduce the Bill to the Senate this week.

World Media Iran quake toll reaches 540, survivors plead for help
Author: 0 Iran quake toll reaches 540, survivors plead for help

At least 450 people have been killed and thousands are injured near the Iran-Iraq border after the region was rocked by a powerful 7.3 magnitude quake, authorities said Monday. Rescuers used backhoes and other heavy equipment to dig through toppled buildings in Sarpol-e-Zahab, home to more than half of the dead. "Even in Sarpol-e Zahab, there were not enough tents and goods for the affected people", said the reporter.

World Media Mugabe's house sealed off by army
Author: 0 Mugabe's house sealed off by army

The troop movements occurred one day after Zimbabwe's military warned Mugabe it would "step in" if he continued a purge within the ruling party that included firing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa . Chiwenga also vowed military intervention to stop "counter revolutionaries" who had hijacked ZANU-PF and seeking to destroy it from within. "As a result of the squabbling, there has been no meaningful development in the country for the past five years".

World Media California primary school shooter leaves multiple dead
Author: 0 California primary school shooter leaves multiple dead

School officials took the uninjured children to a safe location as more than 100 law enforcement officials responded. Two children were among the wounded, it was confirmed. The gunman was shot by officials, according to the sheriff's department. Fox 5 in San Diego reports the shooting started at a home and moved to the elementary school.

World Media Rain chances this week
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The weather service predicts the high Monday around 62 degrees, with an overnight low around 47. An upper level low pressure system is overhead tomorrow, with the storm at sea, this will result in mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature again in the lower 40s.

World Media North Korea denounces Trump's Asia tour as a 'warmonger's visit'
Author: 0 North Korea denounces Trump's Asia tour as a 'warmonger's visit'

Only hours ahead of Saturday's (Nov. 11) show, President Donald Trump took aim at Kim Jong Un in a tweet, saying he would never call the North Korean dictator "short and fat". "On the contrary, all this makes us more sure that our choice to promote economic construction at the same time as building up our nuclear force is all the more righteous, and it pushes us to speed up the effort to complete our nuclear force".

World Media Trump 'begged for nuclear war' during his 'warmongering' visit to Asia - Pyongyang
Author: 0 Trump 'begged for nuclear war' during his 'warmongering' visit to Asia - Pyongyang

Instead the threat "pushes us to speed up the efforts to accomplish the great cause of completing the state nuclear force", the statement said, dismissing Trump's tour of the region as a "business trip". The U.S. carriers also participated in separate exercises with three Japanese destroyers on Sunday. Seoul and Washington have recently carried out a series of drills to show off their military heft in response to the North's saber-rattling, such as its sixth and most powerful nuclear ...

World Media Global student enrollment up in IL
Author: 0 Global student enrollment up in IL

While this year's Open Doors report shows strong growth in the number of global students studying in the United States in the past decade, with an increase of 85% since 2006/07 the new findings signal that the increase is 3% compared to increases of 7% to 10% for the previous three years.