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by | October 13, 2018 | 15:41

A middle-aged Palestinian woman has been stoned to death by Israeli settlers in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, reports say. Israeli army spokesperson Jonathan Conricus said on Twitter an "organised attack" had involved around 20 Palestinians crossing the border after an explosive device destroyed a portion of the fence.

by | October 13, 2018 | 14:27

In the Facebook post on Thursday she said: "I've learned my lesson today, never drive in a hail storm! ". "We parked at the side of the [road] when the storm got too heavy and the hail blew out our windows", Simpson wrote on Facebook .

by | October 13, 2018 | 13:39

Following the report's release, Cardinal Wuerl said while the Grand Jury "may be critical of some of my actions" he stressed it "confirms that I acted with diligence, with concern for the victims and to prevent future acts of abuse". On the abuse crisis, Wuerl also would have been as among the more aggressive American bishops in supporting and implementing a "zero tolerance" policy - ironically, a reputation that reached back to his time as the bishop of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 2006.

by | October 13, 2018 | 09:46

Construction workers discovered the bodies hidden in a compartment in the ceiling at the Cantrell Funeral Home on Mack Avenue, WDIV reported . This comes after MI inspectors reportedly shut down Cantrell Funeral Home in April after discovering the funeral home had several violations "including decomposing remains and deplorable conditions".

by | October 13, 2018 | 08:30

RCP forecasts a 1-seat gain for the GOP in the Senate. "Senator Heitkamp is back in North Dakota meeting with workers and families across her state", McDonough said . As GOP Senators crowed about their record number of judicial confirmations, they also took aim at Democrats on the way out of town. But given the reduction in the number of Republican voters since the 2016 election , it's very likely those suburban women have already switched sides to join the Democrats or have withdrawn ...

by | October 13, 2018 | 07:20

The justices said capital punishment is seldom used, noting that the governor placed a moratorium on executions and that most district attorneys rarely pursue the death penalty. Research has routinely found that prosecutors are not more likely to seek the death penalty for black murderers than for white ones, although cases with white victims are more likely to result in a death sentence.

by | October 13, 2018 | 07:16

The officer questioned Lewis, the 10-year-old boy and the 6-year-old girl who were in the backseat of the vehicle before calling their parents. Mango says the officer told her Lewis was questioned because he's a black man driving around with two white children.

by | October 13, 2018 | 06:31

Linda Burton returned to Parker, a town of about 4,300 northwest of Mexico Beach , from a storm haven in Alabama to find her motor home destroyed by falling trees. The number of dead was expected to rise, but authorities scrapped plans for setting up a temporary morgue, indicating they had yet to see signs of mass casualties from the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S.in almost 50 years.

by | October 13, 2018 | 06:30

Rights groups and the USA criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for electing controversial nations to the council. India was elected with the highest number of votes by the General Assembly to the influential Human Rights Council on Friday with a pledge to combat intolerance.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:59

The Irish backstop measure, created to ensure no new border emerges between Ireland and Northern Ireland, is supposed to be temporary until a UK-EU trade deal can be agreed, and Theresa May pledged earlier this year that the arrangement would expire "at the very latest by the end of December 2021".

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:59

Lucas Ledwaba @LedwabaStyles said: "Pik Botha was a member of the ANC". But before that, he was the world's longest-serving foreign affairs minister during the apartheid era. Diko says it's too soon to say whether he will be afforded an official funeral. In a BBC interview in 2013, he praised Mr Mandela for "his capacity to forgive and his will to improve the country".

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:55

Millions of Ukrainians who have dutifully attended churches that deferred to Kirill, a close ally of Mr. Putin, may now feel more comfortable attending churches that look to Ukraine's own archbishops for guidance. "Moscow wants that there would be resistance". Ukraine secured approval on Thursday from a synod in Istanbul, seat of the global spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians, to establish what is known as an "autocephalous", or independent, church.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:00

Her justification: Republicans, she suggests, started it - and she's been unfairly on the receiving end for 25 years. Clinton listed a litany of offenses that she believes the GOP has committed which make civility hard. "Because they had the targeting information, they could simply follow the media's tactical coverage which told them which states to go to, and they could have followed the media coverage of where Trump was going, and, as a result, aligned".

by | October 13, 2018 | 04:37

He encountered Jeffrey Zeigler's wife, Dana Zeigler, who started screaming after mistaking him for a burglar. The high school freshman was lost and knocking on the doors of houses, asking for directions, cops said. Jeffrey also claimed he had no idea the person on his porch was a teenage boy until he saw the surveillance video . Deputies at the scene described the weapon as a "12-gauge shotgun".

by | October 13, 2018 | 01:28

The ranger's body and the crocodile were found just before 5pm less than one kilometre from the scene of the attack. Police worked with local rangers and the community to search nearby waterways for the woman. A report into the cirucmstances around the death will be prepared by police for the coroner and NT WorkSafe spokesman is also investigating, a spokesman said.

by | October 12, 2018 | 21:50

Virginia authorities say four people drowned and a firefighter was killed, raising Michael-related death toll to 11. The skies cleared and the sun came out Thursday in the panhandle, allowing teams the National Guard, Coast Guard and first responders to conduct search-and-rescue efforts for any survivors trapped in the rubble.

by | October 12, 2018 | 21:09

Naji al-Mustafa, spokesman for the National Front for Liberation, a Turkish-backed umbrella group, said Sunday the alliance had unanimously agreed to implement the deal reached last month and expected to demilitarize 15-20 kilometers (9-12 miles) along the front lines by October 15.

by | October 12, 2018 | 17:35

Alqasem, reportedly of Palestinian descent, was stopped at Israel's main worldwide Ben Gurion airport last Tuesday and denied entry under that act. More than 300 academics penned a letter in the British Guardian Wednesday calling the case "an attack on academic freedom". Israel was set to officially withdraw from the United Nations body on December 31st 2018, after being a member since 1949, however, in June, in response to efforts by newly appointed UNESCO Director General Audrey ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 16:36

Much of the United Kingdom will experience some heavy rain on Friday, with further spells at times during Saturday, as Storm Callum passes to the northwest of the UK. Winds of up to 60 miles per hour are expected to hit the area, which combined with high tides could lead to some coastal impact due to large waves.

by | October 12, 2018 | 16:27

A rescue mission was launched immediately, Nasa and the Russian Roscosmos space agency said. The emergency occurred as the first and second stages of a booster rocket separated shortly after launch from Kazakhstan's Soviet-era cosmodrome of Baikonur.