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Passenger ferry crashes into two yachts - 'sinking one' - and runs aground on the Isle of Wight in heavy fog as witnesses tell of hearing 'cries for help'

Sunday  16:05,   21 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Cries for help were heard at the scene near the Isle of Wight, according to witnesses. The yacht was completely submerged during the botched berthing attempt at east... >>>

Russia: U.S. exit from nuclear treaty would be a dangerous step - TASS

Sunday  15:10,   21 october 2018
reuters

Washington's planned withdrawal from the international Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty would be a very dangerous step, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by TASS news agency on Sunday. President Donald Trump >>>

Trump doubts Saudi account of journalist’s death: ‘There’s been deception, and there’s been lies’

Sunday  14:20,   21 october 2018
washingtonpost

President Trump strongly criticized Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi late Saturday, saying that “obviously there’s been deception, and there’s been... >>>

Russia has allegedly been spreading far-right propaganda on Facebook to try and influence the US midterms — here it is

Sunday  10:26,   21 october 2018
businessinsider.com.au

A Russian woman has been charged by the US Justice Department with conspiring to interfere with the US midterm... >>>

Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Sunday  01:22,   21 october 2018
msn

President Donald Trump says he will pull United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with... >>>

Mega Millions lottery hits record high $1.6 billion jackpot in the United States

Sunday  00:45,   21 october 2018
abc.net.au

If a player hits all six numbers to win the jackpot, they can opt for an immediate cash payment of US$904 million ($1.2 billion) or receive the $1.6 billion prize over 29... >>>

Real-life tomb raiders: Egypt's $US3 billion smuggling problem

Saturday  23:07,   20 october 2018
abc.net.au

Under the cover of the Revolution, with the help of social media, $US3 billion ($4.2 billion AUD) in treasure has been looted and smuggled from Egypt since 2011. And lots of it was dug up by villagers in their own... >>>

Afghan voters brave attacks, delays on election day

Saturday  22:56,   20 october 2018
reuters

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least 15 people as voting concluded in parliamentary elections overshadowed by the threat of violence and long delays at polling... >>>

Joe Scarborough Predicts Trump Won't Seek Re-election

Saturday  20:11,   20 october 2018
newsweek

"He didn’t think he was going to be elected... >>>

Who is Saudi Arabia’s crown prince? A reformer and ruthless ruler

Saturday  18:35,   20 october 2018
usatoday

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s two sides: progressive leader and ruthless ruler. The death of a Saudi journalist may be his... >>>

Pope 'willing' to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Saturday  16:35,   20 october 2018
news.sky

Pope Francis is considering an unprecedented visit to North Korea, according to a Vatican official. How To Get A Home Loan With 5% Deposit Find out more on Finder Sponsored by Finder.com.au An invitation from Kim Jong Un was relayed to the Pope by... >>>

How Iran is using 'ghost ships' to flout Donald Trump's oil sanctions

Saturday  14:15,   20 october 2018
cbc.ca

It sounds like something out of a pirate story, but the normally staid world of international trade has been beset by a flotilla of ghost ships in recent weeks, and they're weighed down by several million barrels of trouble for U.S. foreign... >>>

Large Adult Son Threatens To Sue Landlord

Saturday  11:10,   20 october 2018
gizmodo.com.au

Julian Assange threatened legal action against the country of Ecuador today. What’s Assange upset about? The WikiLeaks founder doesn’t like that Ecuador has cut off his internet access and more or less told him to clean up his room. Assange has been >>>

Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

Saturday  03:31,   20 october 2018
reuters

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after a fight with people he met there, state media... >>>

Indonesian policewomen measured through 'purity and beauty', subjected to virginity testing

Saturday  02:55,   20 october 2018
abc.net.au

Women looking to become police officers in Indonesia are reported to have to undergo an invasive virginity test and be "pretty" as a part of the recruitment process. Despite the tests not being recorded or on the books as an official requirement, it >>>