2018-10-20

Headlines:

(Using JSON Content Importer and News API)From Al Jazeera, Associated Press, BBC News, Reuters, The Globe and Mail, New York Times, and Wired (showing 49):

UK wants deal to avoid Northern Ireland Brexit backstop: minister – (Reuters)
Britain’s Brexit minister Dominic Raab wants the European Union to accept assurances that the country will remain tied to the bloc’s rules for longer in return for making a hotly contested so-called backstop for Northern Ireland unnecessary.

Mexico slowly processes caravan migrants at Guatemala border – (Associated Press)
CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities for a second straight day Saturday refused mass entry to a caravan of Central American migrants held up at the border with Guatemala, but began accepting small groups for asylum processing and gave out some 45…

10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape – (Associated Press)
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Castor Gay knew his life had changed the moment he watched his back fence disappear into the howling wind and water started pouring from his ceiling. Mike Maddox sensed the same thing when he packed into a tiny pantry closet with his …

Israel delays eviction of West Bank Bedouin village – (Reuters)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday postponed the forced eviction of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, a government official said.

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion – (Associated Press)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday. As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. That would stop the…

Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact – (Associated Press)
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations. The 1987 pact, which helps prote…

Amid housing crisis, Reno’s motor lodges become last resort – (Associated Press)
RENO, Nev. (AP) — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West’s top gambling destination. Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable retreat…

US to leave key Russia arms control treaty – (BBC News)
President Trump said the US will “terminate” a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.

Trump would prefer to pick a woman for U.N. envoy – (Reuters)
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would prefer to pick a woman to take over the job of Washington’s United Nations ambassador.

Trump says not satisfied with Saudi handling of Khashoggi death – (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia’s handling of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and said questions remain unanswered.

One Killing, Two Accounts: What We Know About Jamal Khashoggi’s Death – (The New York Times)
After denying they knew anything about the fate of Mr. Khashoggi, Saudi officials have finally tried to explain what happened. Does their story add up?

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia – (Al Jazeera English)
US president confirms Washington plans to leave nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow violated deal.

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California’s influence – (Associated Press)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republicans running in Nevada’s hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California. As more Californians have poured across the state line over…

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California’s influence – (Associated Press)
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republicans running in Nevada’s hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California. As more Californians have poured across the state line over…

Is Riyadh’s claim Jamal Khashoggi died in a fist fight credible? – (Al Jazeera English)

EU calls for thorough investigation into Khashoggi’s death – (Reuters)
The circumstances of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death are deeply troubling, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday, calling for a thorough, credible and transparent investigation.

Trump says not satisfied with Saudi account of Khashoggi death – (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia’s explanation for the circumstances around the killing of journalist and government critic Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.

A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi – (Associated Press)
ISTANBUL (AP) — The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country’s consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The latest announcement on Saturday, de…

Germany questions arms sales to Saudi over Khashoggi killing – (Reuters)
Germany should not approve arms sales to Saudi Arabia until investigations into the circumstances of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death have been completed, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia deployed Twitter army against critics: NY Times – (Reuters)
Saudi Arabia deployed an online army to harass dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other critics of the kingdom on Twitter, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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From various sources (showing 20):

Thousands in a migrant caravan wait to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat – (CNN)
Thousands of Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence packed a bridge connecting Guatemala and Mexico in sweltering heat Saturday as part of a politically charged, US-bound caravan.

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty – (Bbc.com)
President Trump said the US will “terminate” a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.

Alaska governor says he quit race to boost Democrat – (The Washington Post)
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid in hopes of boosting Democratic rival Mark Begich’s chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy

Jets cut injured Terrelle Pryor, promote Deontay Burnett | What it means for ailing WR corps – (Nj.com)
The Jets released Terrelle Pryor, who is expected to miss about two weeks with a groin injury.

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership – (Pbs.org)
The clash between the Massachusetts Democratic senator and President Donald Trump over her Native American heritage highlights the varying methods tribes use to determine who belongs — a decision that has wide-ranging consequences.

Michael Unearths 19th Century Ships Wrecked on Florida’s Dog Island During 1899 Hurricane – (Weather.com)
Fifteen ships washed ashore on Dog Island in 1899 during a Category 2 hurricane that became known as the Carrabelle Hurricane.

Video shows police officer punching 14-year-old girl during arrest – (CBS News)
“The officer’s actions were 100 percent within policy, legal and were not excessive,” a Florida officer says

‘People’s Vote’ March on Brexit Draws Thousands to Streets of London– (The New York Times)
Demonstrators are demanding a new referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union, though Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected the idea.

Remains of fetuses and infants found at second Detroit funeral home – (CNN)

Government seizures cleared to begin in Manafort case in range of $15 million – (The Washington Post)
A sharper picture emerges of the value of what ex-Trump campaign chairman can keep and what he must give up in cooperating with Mueller probe.

New York man charged with threatening senators over Kavanaugh vote– (The Washington Post)
Federal prosecutors say Ronald DeRisi, 74, threatened two senators over their support of the Supreme Court nominee, according to a court filing.

Getting a jump: Absentee voting in Virginia soars three weeks ahead of election – (The Washington Post)
The state has seen an increase of 115 percent over 2017, with the biggest gains in several hotly contested House districts, a new analysis shows.

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All about Trump (showing 78):

Does U.S. closure of ‘pseudo-embassy’ to PA hint at one state solution?– (The Jerusalem Post)
“I think it is very clear that this may signal that Palestinian statehood” is not part of the Trump peace plan, former US ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro said.

Trump says U.S. will pull out of treaty with Russia that limited number of missiles – (USA Today)
President Donald Trump said Saturday he would pull out of a Cold-War era treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in each country.

Trump says he’ll pull US from nuclear agreement with Moscow – (Fox News)
Trump says Moscow has violated the terms of the weapons pact, which dates to 1987, but he offered no further details on Saturday afternoon.

Trump says U.S. ending arms control treaty with Russia | CBC News – (CBC News)
U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear arms treaty with Russia – (Google News (Australia))
Experts warn of ‘most severe crisis in nuclear arms control since the 1980s’ as Trump confirms US will leave INF agreement

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia – (CNN)
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.

Trump looking at “major tax cut” ahead of midterms – (Axios)
November is just around the corner.

Trump says US will pull out of nuclear arms treaty with Russia – (ABC News (AU))
US President Donald Trump says Moscow has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty — the 1987 pact that helps protect the security of the US and its allies in Europe and the Far East.

Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact – (Associated Press)
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations. The 1987 pact, which helps prote…

US to leave key Russia arms control treaty – (BBC News)
President Trump said the US will “terminate” a landmark 1987 deal over alleged Russian violations.

Trump would prefer to pick a woman for U.N. envoy – (Reuters)
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would prefer to pick a woman to take over the job of Washington’s United Nations ambassador.

Trump threatens to pull US out of weapons pact with Russia, saying Moscow is violating the terms – (CNBC)
President Donald Trump says he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. Trump says Moscow has violated the agreement, but provided no details.

Trump says not satisfied with Saudi handling of Khashoggi death – (Reuters)
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia’s handling of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, and said questions remain unanswered.

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear deal with Russia – (Al Jazeera English)
US president confirms Washington plans to leave nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow violated deal.

Trump says U.S. will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact – (CBS News)
The president says Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations

Trump confirms US will withdraw from key arms control treaty – (Google News (Canada))
President Trump confirmed the U.S.

Trump confirms US will withdraw from key arms control treaty – (Google News (UK))
President Trump confirmed the U.S.

Trump says US will pull out of nuclear deal with Russia – (RTE)
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that the United States plans to leave a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia over claims Moscow has violated the deal.

U.S. to pull out of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia – (Axios)
“Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement,” Trump said.

Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear arms treaty with Russia – (The Guardian (AU))
President, speaking to reporters Saturday, says US will pull out of 1987 INF treaty: ‘We are going to terminate the agreement’

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