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Spain's far-right look to reignite embers of Franco era

Tuesday  02:10,   12 november 2019
aljazeera

Centre-right conservatives collapse as far-right doubles its numbers in Parliament.While the elections were again won by the Socialist Party, their new total of 120 seats is three fewer than in April's election - and far short of the 176 needed for... >>>

Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister

Tuesday  01:55,   12 november 2019
reuters

Mexico makes arrests in massacre of American women, children: minister"There have been arrests, but it's not up to us to give information," Durazo told reporters in Mexico... >>>

Pentagon official testifies Trump directed freeze on aid to Ukraine

Tuesday  01:50,   12 november 2019
nbcnews

Asked if the president was authorized to order that type of hold, Laura Cooper said there were concerns that he wasn't.Laura Cooper, the top Pentagon official overseeing U.S. policy regarding Ukraine, told House impeachment investigators last... >>>

China’s pork crisis is bigger than you think

Tuesday  01:41,   12 november 2019
marketwatch

African swine fever in world’s second largest economy has shaken global meat markets, reports Tanner Brown.So the African swine fever that has wiped out half the country’s herds has been especially excruciating — for consumers, restaurateurs,... >>>

Man Arrested After Stabbing 'Baby Trump' Balloon During President's Visit to Alabama

Tuesday  01:35,   12 november 2019
time

A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing a gash through a giant inflatable 'Baby Trump' during the president's visit to a football gameHoyt Hutchinson, 32, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala., after he tried to flee the... >>>

Smoke and ash from the catastrophic bushfires devastating Australia has spread 2,000km away to NEW ZEALAND

Tuesday  01:25,   12 november 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Ash and smoke from bushfires raging on Australia's east coast has made it across the Tasman Sea and over New Zealand forcing some residents to clean up a thin layer of ash.As fires raged across South East Queensland and New South Wales, strong... >>>

Madeleine McCann's parents are 'shocked and saddened' as 'disgusting' Facebook troll pretends to be their missing daughter during a night out

Tuesday  00:50,   12 november 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Kate and Gerry (pictured), both 51, made a rare trip out to Beijing Banquet in Renfrew, near Glasgow, on Saturday night while visiting family.Kate and Gerry, both 51, made a rare trip out to Beijing Banquet in Renfrew, near Glasgow, while visiting... >>>

Saudi promo video labels feminism, atheism, homosexuality as extremist ideas

Tuesday  00:06,   12 november 2019
reuters

Saudi promo video labels feminism, atheism, homosexuality as extremist ideasThe animated clip posted on Twitter at the weekend by a verified account of the State Security Presidency said "all forms of extremism and perversion are... >>>

Why All of Trump's Defenses Against Impeachment Are Doomed to Fail

Tuesday  00:00,   12 november 2019
time

As the House begins public hearings on impeachment this week, Joyce White Vance explains why Donald Trump's defenses will fall short.Many people have become numb to this Administration’s wrongdoing after almost three years of constant scandal.... >>>

Why French left has a problem with Islamophobia

Monday  23:45,   11 november 2019
aljazeera

Recent anti-Islamophobia march in Paris has exposed deep divisions among French leftists on Islam.On November 1, the left-leaning newspaper, Liberation, published an open letter signed by a number of prominent leftists calling for a united front... >>>

Fear spreads among Iraqi protesters as government cracks down, keeps death toll secret

Monday  23:45,   11 november 2019
washingtonpost

Crowds have begun to shrink in the face of violence, arrests and threats.The political class scrambled, then it closed ranks, and with crowds now shrinking and state violence undimmed, tendrils of fear are creeping through the protest movement.... >>>

Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine

Monday  23:40,   11 november 2019
reuters

Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccineThe vaccine, Ervebo, is approved for individuals aged 18 years and older and has already been used under emergency guidelines to try to protect against the spread of a deadly Ebola outbreak in >>>

Man from Northern Ireland in court over Essex lorry deaths

Monday  23:35,   11 november 2019
news.sky

A man from Northern Ireland has appeared in court in connection with the deaths of 39 people in a lorry trailer in Essex. © Getty Thirty-nine bodies were found in a lorry in Essex on 23 October Eamonn Harrison, from Mayobridge in Newry, County Down, >>>

Why Macron's remarks on Bosnia are dangerous

Monday  23:30,   11 november 2019
aljazeera

Portrayals of Bosnia as a source of 'Islamic threat' echo anti-Muslim narratives that led to the genocide of the 1990s.This time, he put Bosnia and Herzegovina in the cross-hairs, saying in an interview with British magazine The Economist:... >>>

Brexit Party Gives Johnson an Election Boost

Monday  23:15,   11 november 2019
msn

Britain’s euroskeptic Brexit Party said it won’t contest hundreds of Conservative Party-held districts in next month’s U.K. election, boosting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chances of re-election. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said his upstart... >>>