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Turkey gives recordings on Khashoggi’s death to Saudis, US, Britain – Erdogan

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)Recordings related to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death have been passed on to Saudi Arabia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and France, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. Erdogan said the killer, or killers, would be known to the 18 suspects identified by Turkish authorities — including 15 men who arrived from Saudi Arabia shortly before Khashoggi’s death. He again called on Saudi Arabia to provide answers as to what happened to Khashoggi and his body. Saudi Arabia has presented an evolving narrative about what…

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Inside ‘UK’s biggest restoration project’

The WWPT says the only two projects that can compare with their goal to turn it into a multi-purpose site are the renovation of the House of Commons and Buckingham Palace’s £369m refurbishment. Image caption The bell system for servants is still on display, with superfast broadband cables installed above “Buckingham Palace is half the size of this and in far better condition, so you can see the scale of what we’re trying to do,” the trust’s chair Julie Kenny says. “It’s had decades of disrepair and neglect, and once…

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Congo sees deadliest Ebola outbreak to date, health official says

This is the nation’s 10th outbreak since 1976 but the latest figures make it the worst. “No other epidemic in the world has been as complex as the one we are currently experiencing,” Kalenga said. “Since their arrival in the region, the response teams have faced threats, physical assaults, repeated destruction of their equipment, and kidnapping. Two of our colleagues in the Rapid Response Medical Unit even lost their lives in an attack.” Another problem facing the medical teams aside from possibly contracting the disease themselves, are weekly attacks that…

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Alibaba Singles Day sales hit over $1 billion in 85 seconds

Hong Kong (CNN Business)The biggest shopping day on the planet has started with a bang. “It is possible that there will be a slowdown in growth for Singles Day sales, given that they have had exponential growth in the past,” Xiaofeng Wang, an analyst with research firm Forrester, said ahead of the event. “As the festival matures and becomes more established, we can expect the growth rate to slow down.” Singles Day is an informal holiday in China celebrating people not in relationships. Its date — November 11, or 11/11—…

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Thousands Of Ex-Racing Greyhounds Will Need Homes Soon. Here’s How To Help

On Election Day, Florida voters passed an amendment to ban commercial greyhound racing by the end of 2020.  most of the time in cages and racing injuries that led to most dogs were treated well and characterized But one fact is clear: Now that the ban is going forward, a lot of dogs will need a place to go. ASSOCIATED PRESS Greyhound dogs race at the Palm Beach Kennel Club in West Palm Beach, Florida. Estimates on exactly how many greyhounds will need homes vary. The Greyhound Adoptions of Florida spokesperson…

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Okinawa governor wants US to know burden of hosting bases

“I hope to speak directly to American citizens and convey my views representing Okinawa and have a discussion about democracy,” Tamaki told a packed news conference in Tokyo. Tamaki took office Oct. 4 after campaigning for the closure of a disputed U.S. base on Okinawa and a reduction of the American military presence there. He said he wanted to visit the U.S. soon after his election so that the voices of voters would be heard. Tamaki, the first person with an American parent to lead Okinawa, said his roots make…

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Migrant caravan faces border bottleneck as Trump administration tightens asylum rules

The caravan, numbering roughly 6,000, spent one more night in Mexico City before continuing north to Queretaro.<br data-cke-eol=”1″> (AP) “Our asylum system is overwhelmed with too many meritless asylum claims from aliens who place a tremendous burden on our resources, preventing us from being able to expeditiously grant asylum to those who truly deserve it,” said Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker in a joint statement. The administration calls the claims ‘meritless’ since roughly 80 percent are ultimately rejected by an immigration judge. However, because of…

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Trump Attacks Journalists, Claims ‘No One Manipulated’ Jim Acosta Video

Sanders circulated the video Wednesday night after the White House announced it had revoked Acosta’s press credentials following a contentious press conference with the president. Sanders claimed the video proves Acosta became aggressive with a White House intern attempting to take a microphone from him. In a tweet, she said the Trump administration will “never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern.”  multiple outlets experts who found the video Sanders shared was likely sped up. The effect…

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1,000 lose power as rain brings flooding

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMilford Haven was one of the areas to suffer flooding More than 1,000 properties were left without power during heavy rain and wind which brought flooding and travel disruption. Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire saw the worst of the weather with some homes in Milford Haven under 10ft (3m) of water. A Met Office warning to expect flooding was in force across the two counties until 23:00 GMT. Other parts of south and mid Wales were also “at risk” of flooding. Western Power Distribution…

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Retailers ‘closing 14 shops a day’

“Looking ahead, the turmoil facing the sector is unlikely to abate,” said Lisa Hooker, consumer markets leader at PwC. “Store closures in the second half of the year due to administrations and company voluntary arrangements [a form of insolvency] already announced will further intensify the situation.” Which regions suffered most? According to PwC, Greater London had the largest number of store closures of any UK region, with a fall of 716, while only 448 were opened. Other cities that suffered included Leeds, which opened nine stores but closed 35, and…

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Plane plummets 500ft in 18 seconds after error

The plane climbed to 1,500ft, but then pitched and “descended rapidly” because autopilot was set with a target altitude of 0ft. Staff reported that the plane “had become visual with the ground”, and the report said the aircraft had reached a maximum rate of descent of 4,300ft/min. The 60-year-old pilot “responded almost immediately” to cockpit alarms and disconnected the autopilot, the report found. Serious aircraft ‘near-misses’ double Light aircraft crash caused by cramp The report said “several safety actions” had been taken by Flybe since the incident, including revisions to…

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69-Year-Old Dutch Man Attempts To Legally Lower His Age To 49

BBC. Ratelband told a court in Arnhem official age that did not reflect his emotional state was a challenge for his career and love life, according to AFP that telling his real biological age to a prospective date was cramping his style. “I feel much younger than my age, I am a young god, I can have all the girls I want but not after I tell them that I am 69,” Ratelband told the news agency.  The judge acknowledged Ratelband’s argument, noting that the law does allow people to…

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Floridas Race For Governor Is In Recount Territory

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The tight gubernatorial race between Tallahassee Mayor Ron DeSantis will likely head toward a recount.   As additional votes were tallied following the general election, DeSantis’ lead narrowed to  This means the margin is close enough to trigger a machine recount. Florida law mandates that races where will be subject to a machine recount, ordered by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner. manual recount is done by handovervotesundervotes he Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott (R) and incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.). The margin of victory in that…

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American flag mural at pizza shop vandalized, protested in small town

Luitenant Robert Lucchesi told Fox News that police are still actively investigating the case after the graffiti allegedly appeared Monday night. Protesters stand in front of La Bella Pizza Bistro to boycott the shop’s American flag mural. (Joey Garcia) Although there has been pushback, Garcia said La Bella’s has received a lot of support from across the nation since the pro-flag walk. One is Lisa McGovern, who fell victim to a yard sign-stealing SUNY professor. NEW YORK PROFESSOR CAUGHT ON CAMERA STEALING GOP YARD SIGNS “I felt like it was…

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