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Worldwide United States warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid China tensions
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The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur and Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Antietam traversed the strait Monday, US Pacific Fleet confirmed to Business Insider. The Pentagon says Washington has sold Taiwan more than 15 billion dollars in weaponry since 2010. "Taiwan might talk up its asymmetric warfare capabilities, but without the US, Taiwan would be dead".

Worldwide Sandra Day O'Connor Reveals She Has Dementia
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Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court , revealed that she is in the beginning stages of dementia and "probably Alzheimer's disease", according to a report Tuesday. Scott O'Connor, one of the justice's three sons, told a Phoenix television station that his mother was "thrilled" her husband was "relaxed and happy".

Worldwide Smithtown man threatened senators over Kavanaugh
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Prosecutors say it began on September 27, when he allegedly left a voicemail saying, "Yeah Kavanaugh, I don't think so" and claimed he had a "present" for a senator and that "it's a 9 mm". According to the feds, Derisi made most of the calls from a pre-paid cell phone. U.S. President Donald Trump listens as South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivers a statement from the Rose Garden after meetings at the White House in Washington, U.S.

Worldwide Gang Members, Middle Easterners Among Migrants Marching Towards US
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The marchers are presently stopped at Mexico's border with Guatemala, where officials are slowly processing them. Nothing. They did nothing for us. "I have never seen the spirit that we have right now, whether it's Kavanaugh, whether it's tax cuts that we gave, whether it's common sense".

Worldwide Two Men Charged in Georgia Officer’s Shooting Death
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He is considered armed and unsafe, police said. Tafahree Maynard, 18, should be considered armed and risky after taking the life of Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney, authorities say. "As of now, no one has been formally charged with any crimes", the department said in a news release . Toney, along with other officers, arrived at an area near Shiloh Middle School about 2:30 p.m.in response to a report of "a suspicious vehicle", police said.

Worldwide Saudi account on Khashoggi ‘not credible’: United Kingdom minister
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Reuters cited a Saudi government official on Sunday who said the journalist died after being put in a chokehold. The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has described Khashoggi's death as a "shocking violation" of worldwide conventions, and on Saturday Canada's Foreign Minister Chrsytia Freeland said "the explanations offered to date lack consistency and credibility ".

Worldwide Three strong earthquakes reported off Vancouver Island
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They say there are a few reports of light shaking but no damage or tsunami is expected. Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s seismologist and meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe reported that the quakes were relatively shallow in depth and showed a horizontal "strike-slip" movement, which lessened the tsunami threat.

Worldwide Hundreds of thousands of protesters march through London demanding a people's vote
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Chapman said she is "very much in favour of the principle of a People's Vote". Councillor Clare Coghill, the council leader , told the meeting: "Whatever bonkers Brexit Boris Johnson comes up with next, it will be extremely damaging". As it was reported earlier, President of the European Council Donald Tusk claimed based on the results of an informal summit of the leaders of the EU countries that the plan suggested by the United Kingdom won't work out.

Worldwide Jordan says it won't renew peace treaty land deal with Israel
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Following the announcement, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed confidence the leases would be renewed. Both areas in question are located on the Israel-Jordan border; Israeli farmers were granted private land ownership rights and property interests for a 25-year period under the 1994 peace accord, which settled long-standing land and water disputes between the two countries.

Worldwide Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, event organisers go missing
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India cricketer Yuvraj Singh expressed his condolences to affected families after a tragic train accident in Amritsar killed several people. As the venue was aced to capacity, over 300-350 Dussehra revellers had assembled at the elevated railway track outside the boundary wall of the park to have a better view of the burning nearly 80-feet tall effigy of Ravana.

Worldwide Mexico opens border to women & children of US-bound migrant caravan
Author: 0 Mexico opens border to women & children of US-bound migrant caravan

The president appears to agree, promising to deploy the military if the caravan makes it to the US border. "Honestly, I want to get to the states to contribute to that country, to do any kind of work, picking up garbage", he said. Several thousand Honduran migrants seeking to escape violence and poverty moved through Guatemala on the way to Mexico, with some hoping to enter the United States.

Worldwide Dancefloor Collapses At Clemson Party
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Some 30 people were taken to three area hospitals, ABC news reported. The clubhouse had been leased for a private party. Details on the extent of the injuries were not immediately available. "I can tell you there was a party". Dixon said there is no knowledge of any life threatening injuries. I can tell you there was a floor collapse.

Worldwide Elina's cookie sales fly high at Edmonton marijuana store
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Mr Childs said he came up with the idea a day or so before the new legislation came into place because selling the cookies around the neighbourhood has "always been a little slow". The pair walked up and down the lineup, which stretched around the block the entire day. "It made me happy but sad because I never got a snack", Elina told Daily Hive.

Worldwide Russian Federation blasts Trump for pulling out of nuclear deal
Author: 0 Russian Federation blasts Trump for pulling out of nuclear deal

Russia , which has repeatedly rejected accusations of breaching the Soviet-era treaty, expects "substantive explanations" from Bolton while he's in Moscow, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told Interfax news agency early Sunday. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have signed what officials describes as a strategic cooperation treaty created to increase trade, military, and other ties between the two nations, here on Wednesday.

Worldwide Big hint Meghan Markle is further along in pregnancy
Author: 0 Big hint Meghan Markle is further along in pregnancy

Duchess Meghan will be cutting back on several engagements on the couple's grueling 16-day Royal Tour . "She's feeling fine, but resting", a royal source told royal reporter Emily Nash. Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday that Meghan and Harry were expecting their first child in the United Kingdom spring, which runs from March 20 to June 21.

Worldwide Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home
Author: 0 Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home

MI authorities say they've found improperly kept remains of fetuses and infants at a second Detroit funeral home, just one week after similar remains were found at the first. Cantrell did not respond to CNN's request for comment. The incident comes about a week after the badly decomposed bodies of 11 babies were found hidden in a false ceiling at a different funeral home in the MI city.

Worldwide Justice Department investigating clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Justice Department investigating clergy sex abuse in Pennsylvania

Meanwhile, the Buffalo Diocese in upstate NY has confirmed that it responded to a federal subpoena months ago by turning over requested documents. "The Diocese sees itself as a partner with law enforcement in its goal to eliminate the abuse of minors wherever it may occur in society".

Author: 0 John Kelly and John Bolton Argue Over Immigration

Two people described the exchange as less a shouting match than an intense argument. Trump on Thursday tweeted that he was prepared to call out the military and even close the border if the "onslaught" is not stopped. It's not clear if Trump heard the argument. After the confrontation was reported , White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a statement indicating that there are no hard feelings among the president's senior advisers.