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by | October 29, 2018 | 21:59

Short of an end to the coalition, internal frustration in the CDU could yet bubble up in a weak score for Merkel when she stands for re-election as party leader in December - or even a surprise victory for a challenger. The AfD party secured 12% of the vote in Hesse and is now represented in every state parliament as well as in the Bundestag . The chancellor of Germany is usually-but not always-the leader of his or her party.

by | October 29, 2018 | 20:59

The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center called on President Donald Trump to "immediately convene an emergency meeting of religious leaders to help stop the slide to extremism in American Society". One officer can be heard swearing as another reports that an officer had been shot. The victims, eight men and three women, ranged in age from 57 to 97, including one husband and wife and two brothers.

by | October 29, 2018 | 20:50

The reports come as German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged the European Union to take a joint position on potential limits to arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi . The meeting between the Saudi prosecutor and the Istanbul chief prosecutor lasted for 75 minutes. Cavusoglu called on Riyadh to conclude the investigation as soon as possible.

by | October 29, 2018 | 19:02

The local CBS affiliate reported that eight people were confirmed dead, while Fox put the death toll at four. A police official told reporters there were "multiple casualties". Hissrich said that there were 11 fatalities as a result of the shooting. Trump was responding to a reporter who asked if he felt compelled to "revisit gun laws" after a gunman opened fire while shouting anti-Semitic slurs at a Saturday morning prayer service at the Tree of Life Congregation Synagogue.

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:42

The package was intercepted 3 days after a man was arrested for sending parcel bombs to democrats. We know that the package was intercepted at a postal facility in Atlanta. Sayoc was identified in part from a latent fingerprint on one of the packages. Sayoc was arrested Friday in Florida after investigators said they linked him to the packages through fingerprint and DNA evidence.

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:39

The Matthews Police Department said the student was taken to a hospital but couldn't provide information on the injuries. Tyrrell didn't release the victim's age or identity but referred to the student as a male. Detectives earlier interviewed shaken-up students who may have seen the shooting. "This is a sad day for all of North Carolina, and we must work together as a community to address these problems".

by | October 29, 2018 | 17:15

Her decision comes after her party suffered heavy losses in regional elections that threatened the stability of the governing coalition. She said she would stay on as German Chancellor until her term expires in 2021. She has been chair since 2000, and Germany's leader since 2005. His CDU colleague Christian von Steffen was more blunt: "We need a meaningful programme with a clear path and new faces".

by | October 29, 2018 | 15:57

Cesar Sayoc , 56, of Aventura, is expected to stand trial on five federal crimes: interstate transportation of an explosive, illegal mailing of explosives, threats against former Presidents and other persons, threatening interstate communications and assaulting current and former federal officers.

by | October 29, 2018 | 15:20

On top of Bowers's page, one quote said, "jews are the children of satan", according to screenshots of the now-suspended account released by the SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks extremist views. Pope Francis delivers his speech during a Mass for the closing of the synod of bishops in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Oct. 28, 2018. Greenblatt also brought up Sheldon Adelson , a Republican donor and funder, who is also Jewish, and said " this isn't an issue of left-right".

by | October 29, 2018 | 13:25

Afghanistan held parliamentary elections in the southern province of Kandahar on Saturday, a week late because of the assassination of the provincial police chief by the Taliban . Police early on October 29 said a suicide attacker on foot blew himself up near a vehicle outside the office. At least one policeman was killed and four wounded outside the Independent Election Commission's offices in PD9 of Kabul city on Monday morning in an explosion, police confirmed .

by | October 29, 2018 | 12:46

However, the CDU's share of the vote fell by more than 11 points, to 27% - marking the worst result for the party since 1962. The CDU has ruled Hesse for the last 19 years and just won the election at the weekend. Sometimes tying for second feels better than coming in first. Despite stepping down from her role as chairwoman of the Christian Democrats, Merkel maintains that she will remain as chancellor.

by | October 29, 2018 | 11:26

The world is appreciating India for its service to humanity. Ahead of his departure from New Delhi, PM Modi had described India and Japan as a "winning combination" and said the island nation was New Delhi's most trusted partner in its economic and technological modernisation.

by | October 29, 2018 | 10:34

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi undermines stability in the Middle East region, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Saturday. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan also urged Saudi Arabia on Friday to disclose who ordered Khashoggi's murder, as well as the location of his body, heightening global pressure on the kingdom to come clean on the case.

by | October 29, 2018 | 10:22

HIAS stands for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, which works to help resettle refugees in USA communities. And so, when a gunman opened fire at a local synagogue, many felt that not only their religion was being attacked, but their own little haven.

by | October 29, 2018 | 06:27

His inauguration will be held in Dublin Castle November 11. Four presidents - Sean T O'Kelly, Mr de Valera, Patrick Hillery and Mary McAleese - served for 14 years. Six candidates are competing for the ceremonial post of President, with more than 3.2 million people entitled to vote and the results expected over the coming weekend.

by | October 29, 2018 | 05:30

The Lion Air 737 Max-8 went missing about 10 minutes after taking off from Jakarta's global airport. There was no immediate confirmation of how many people were on board, but the maximum capacity would be about 190. According to The Guardian , reports from Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta revealed that debris from the plane have been found. Flight Radar reported that the plane, powered by two CFM LEAP-1B engines, had been delivered to Lion Air in August this year.

by | October 29, 2018 | 05:11

The account owners tried to hide their identities by passing themselves off mostly as United States citizens, and in a few cases as British citizens, said Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher. Among the pages that were taken down, a Facebook page called "I Need Justice Now" had logged more than 13 million video views, while another called "No Racism No War" had garnered nearly 500,000 followers, the council said.

by | October 29, 2018 | 03:42

Rotana Farea, 22, and Tala Farea, 16, were found on the rocks near 68th Street & Riverside Park in Manhattan on Thursday. The two went missing in late August. EMS responded and pronounced the women dead at the scene. The women were described as both being 25- to 30-years-old, 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-6, medium build, medium skin tone, and shoulder length curly dark hair.

by | October 29, 2018 | 03:45

But he voted for Haddad because of Bolsonaro's "discourse of hate and intolerance". For some, however, Haddad, a member of the Brazilian Workers Party , is the clear option. The president of the Superior Electoral Court also says Sunday's election has taking place peacefully throughout the country. Bolsonaro supporters flooded the streets in front of his home in the neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro , waving Brazilian flags and lighting up the sky with fireworks.

by | October 28, 2018 | 22:18

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday that Moscow has started preparing answers to the questions related to the arms control pact delivered by U.S. In recent years, Moscow and Washington have regularly accused each other of violating the INF Treaty. "But as we have seen during the past two years, the president of the United States has a very different goal in mind".