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Trump to Abbas: Return to Negotiations...Deal of the Century will Surprise You

US President Donald Trump sent a personal envoy to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with a message described as "positive," suggesting that he return to negotiations with his Middle East staff.The envoy, US Jewish businessman Ronald Lauder, told Abbas the deal “promises to surprise you for the best.”At the same time, the president's Special Representative, Jason Greenblatt, advised Hamas to change its political positions.Israeli sources revealed that Trump sent Lauder, who is a…

11 injured in Madrid when migrants try to escape

10 officers and one migrant have been injured when a large group of migrants tried to escape from a holding center where they await deportation.Police say that a group of around 80 migrants of Algerian origin tried to break out of the internment center in Madrid.In August, 13 migrants successfully escaped from the same center. Five were arrested shortly after the breakout.Spain has seen a spike in arrivals of migrants from Africa this year, many attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterran…

U.S. Charges Russian Woman With Trying To Interfere In Elections

U.S. prosecutors charged a Russian woman with conspiring to interfere in U.S. elections, in what appeared to be the first such charges related to next month’s key congressional elections.In a filing in U.S. federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, prosecutors accused Elena Khusyaynova of running an operation called Project Lakhta that was funded by a St. Petersburg businessman with close Kremlin ties who was indicted.The project, according to the criminal complaint, intended to wage "informat…

Trump threatens retaliation if migrants from Honduras spill into US

US President Donald Trump warned a new "caravan" of Honduran migrants heading for the US - Mexico border to turn back to their own country.A group of around 2000 people, have been making tracks towards the United States at a rate of around 50 kilometres a day.They have clashed with riot police at the Guatemalan border as they try to make their way north; breaking down fences and flooding into Mexico.Their possible arrival at the US border has prompted Mr Trump to threaten to cut off ai…

French Flee To Hungary To Escape Effects of Mass Migration

More and more French are seeking to escape to what they see as the safety of Budapest according to a new documentary called Hungary: the Promised Land.The 20-minute documentary examinedthe lives of several French citizens who now call Budapest home including a young woman named Elsa who came to the city two years ago after living in the notorious, heavily migrant-populated suburbs of Paris.The young woman claimed that she moved after being assaulted and robbed on three separate occasions in her…

Why We Prosecute Adeleke, Spare Adeosun OVER Certificate Forgery

The police also accused the senator of presenting a forged birth certificate , stating that in his National Examination Council 2017 result obtained by detectives, he claimed that he was born on June 12 , 1997 , but in his statement to the police , the senator wrote May 13, 1960 as his date of birth .Adeleke would be arraigned alongside his co- accused – Sikiru Adeleke; the Principal of Ojo – Aro Community Grammar School, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau ; a worker who handled the registration of candi…

Afghans head to the polls facing renewed security threat 17 years after U.S. invasion

KABUL, Afghanistan attack on senior Afghan officials underlined the profound challenges the violence wracked country faces as it heads to the polls.An elite guard of a provincial governor gunned down officials after a security meeting in Kandahar,killing the southern province's powerful police chief, Gen. Abdul Raziq, and intelligence chief Abdul Mohmin. The U.S. and NATO's top commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller, had been attending a meeting with the men but escaped unharmed.T…

The Army Is Developing a 'Cannon' To Kill Targets 1,000 Miles Away

U.S. Army indicate that it is enthusiastically seeking to resurrect a type of weapon long thought to have been consigned to the cobwebs of history—the long-range “super gun.” The Pentagon is talking up a project to develop a Strategic Long-Range Cannon with a mind-boggling range of 1,150 miles—far enough for cannons based in Europe to bombard targets in western Russia. During the first half of the twentieth century, armies grew enamored with the concept of “super guns”—huge artillery systems abl…

School cook who added kangaroo meat to chilli beef loses job

A Nebraska school cook who mixed kangaroo meat into chilli beef he made for students has lost his job. Potter-Dix Schools Superintendent Mike Williams said that Kevin Frei, the junior/senior high school's head cook in Potter, no longer works for the district. Williams said in a letter to parents that Frei told him he'd augmented the chilli's beef with kangaroo meat because it is lean and nutritious. Williams says the meat came from a food distributor that must meet federal require…

At Least 2 Dead in Anti-Corruption Protests in Haiti

A police spokesman said 11 civilians were injured by bullets and 11 officers by flying rocks, but other officials reported higher civilian injuries.Haitians remain outraged by a report compiled by the Haitian Senate in August that called for charges to be brought against two former prime ministers and several other government officials for alleged embezzlement of US$3.8 billion, abuse of power and forgery in connection with a Venezuelan oil loan program.Venezuelan-led oil alliance between the So…