Death toll rises to 71 in California wildfires as relatives search for the missing
Washington Post, 17 November at 09:22
PARADISE, Calif. — Amid a throat-piercing haze, disabled retiree Michael French walked with effort across a parking lot to submit a DNA sample to California authorities that he hopes will help him locate his missing niece. French, 62, said he and
APEC 2018: US and China square off over 'protectionism', trade and influence
SBS, 17 November at 09:12
Chinese and US leadership have traded barbs, using the APEC summit in PNG to fight a war of words over the Pacific. Updated Updated 2 mins ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. China and the US exchanged heated barbs Saturday ahead of ...
Submarine that vanished with 44 crew is found sunken in Atlantic
The Guardian, 17 November at 08:45
ARA San Juan detected 800 metres deep in waters off the Valdes Peninsula in Argentine Patagonia, a year after it disappeared. Associated Press in Buenos Aires. Sat 17 Nov 2018 00.45 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...
Apec summit: Pence warns Indo-Pacific region against China's debt diplomacy, says US offers 'better option'
The Straits Times, 17 November at 08:03
WASHINGTON - US Vice-President Mike Pence warned countries in the Indo-Pacific region not to fall into the trap of Chinese debt diplomacy and encouraged them to choose “the better option” of American development financing instead, in a sharply-worded ...
Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'blames bin Salman for murder'
BBC News, 17 November at 07:53
The CIA believes that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to US media reports. Sources close to the agency said it had made a detailed assessment of the evidence. It is understood there ...
'Rebellion Day' activists plan to block five London bridges
Sky News, 17 November at 07:14
Organisers of the Extinction Rebellion group tell Sky News that climate change activists are due to occupy five London bridges. 04:15, UK, Saturday 17 November 2018. Major disruption is expected in London today, as environmental activists take part in a &.
California wildfires: More than 1000 believed missing
BBC News, 17 November at 06:31
More than 1,000 people have been reported missing in a California wildfire which has destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 71, local officials have said. The death toll rose from 63 on Friday, eight days after the Camp Fire broke out in
Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered killing of journalist'
The Independent, 17 November at 05:44
The CIA has reportedly concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul - a finding that contradicts Saudi government assertions that he was not involved. American officials have ...
Saudi women mount 'inside-out' abaya protest
The Guardian, 17 November at 05:39
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says wearing the robe is not mandatory in Islam, but in practice nothing has changed. Agence France-Presse. Fri 16 Nov 2018 21.39 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...
How the Trump Administration Stepped Up Pursuit of WikiLeaks's Assange
New York Times, 17 November at 04:39
WASHINGTON — Soon after he took over as C.I.A. director, Mike Pompeo privately told lawmakers about a new target for American spies: Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Intent on finding out more about Mr. Assange's dealings with Russian ...
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