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Key allegations from the Ukraine whistleblower are true, despite what Trump says

President Donald Trump is pushing back against a damning whistleblower complaint about his dealings with Ukraine by falsely claiming the complaint has been debunked. According to a CNN analysis, however, the overwhelming majority of allegations in the complaint have been corroborated by official government documents, Trump’s public statements, and news reporting. The nine-page complaint is now at the center of the Democratic-led impeachment ... Full story

Japan sends in thousands of troops after massive typhoon hammers Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan sent tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers on Sunday to save stranded residents and fight floods caused by one of the worst typhoons to hit the country in recent history, which killed 18 people and briefly paralyzed Tokyo. Local residents are rescued by Japapnese Defence-Force soldiers from a flooded area caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Kakuda, Miyagi prefecture, Japan, October 13, 2019, in this photo taken by ... Full story

What’s in the indictment of two Rudy Giuliani associates

Two associates of Rudy Giuliani who feature prominently in the Ukraine scandal have been indicted in New York and arrested at an airport outside Washington trying to leave the US. The men, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, along with two others, are charged with breaking campaign finance laws. The story involves six-figure donations, an unnamed Russian, a disliked US ambassador who President Donald Trump later recalled, photos with Trump and a plan ... Full story

France says EU will impose sanctions on U.S. if aviation row not settled

FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a news conference on 2020 budget at the ministry in Paris, France, September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo. LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday the European Union would impose sanctions on U.S. products if no settlement was reached with Washington on a trade dispute over illegal EU subsidies to the aviation industry. “The ... Full story

Brexit news latest: Poll of polls says Britain is now against leaving EU as most want to stay Standard

Britain has turned against Brexit and would now vote to stay in the European Union , according to the biggest ever poll-of-polls. The YouGov analysis for the Evening Standard of 300 surveys shows “concrete” evidence that the country shifted against quitting the European bloc in the year after the June 2016 referendum and has steadfastly stuck to this position ever since. One of the most striking findings is that 204 out of 226 polls since July ... Full story

Girls' Alert Member GooSeul Denies the Rumur About Violence

The agency said it was a false fact and will strongly discourage against spreading the rumor under a group Girl's Alert is caught up in controversy. Kpop Group Girl's Alert reported on the 10th said, "The controversy is not true. It is a case that has been sued by the investigative agency. I hope that the truth will be revealed through thorough investigation. We will not respond to any meaningless controversy or false rumor from now on, so ... Full story

Update on Sulli's Death Investigation by Authority

Singer and actress Sulli (25, Choi Jin-Ri) was found dead. On October 14th, the Police Station announced that Sulli's manager found her dead at her home at 3:21 pm and reported. The manager said he visited Sulli's house as he could not reach her after the phone call at 6:30 pm on the day before. The police are investigating that Choi has made an extreme choice because no other criminal charges have been found. None of her will have been found ... Full story

Exclusive: Turkey Attacks US Special Forces in Syria

A contingent of U.S. Special Forces was caught up in Turkish shelling against U.S.-backed Kurdish positions in northern Syria, days after President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart he would withdraw U.S. troops from certain positions in the area. A senior Pentagon official said shelling by the Turkish forces was so heavy that the U.S. personnel considered firing back in self-defense. Newsweek has learned through both an Iraqi Kurdish ... Full story

Italy reduces size of parliament 'to save €1bn in a decade'

Image caption Italian Foreign Minister and Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio (C) celebrated the cutting of seats outside parliament in Rome. Italy's parliament has voted to cut the number of representatives in both houses by more than a third. The lower house approved a law to reduce the number of MPs from 630 to 400 and senators from 315 to 200. The reform was a manifesto promise of the populist Five Star Movement, the main party in Italy's ... Full story

Women empowerment projects shine at Youth Pitches initiative

AMMAN — Three Jordanian youths took it upon themselves to introduce innovative projects to increase women's participation in the labour market. Their efforts paid off after winning the first three places in the Youth Pitches initiative on Thursday, which was launched by the CPF and the Arab Youth Centre (AYC) in August and held for the first time in Jordan and for the fourth time on an Arab level, under the slogan “empowering and enhancing the ... Full story