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Florida, Alabama bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

Florida, Alabama bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael Tropical Storm Michael has turned into a hurricane and is expected to strengthen rapidly before hitting Florida this week, bringing with it winds of at least 160 kilometres per hour and life-threatening flash flooding . Gov Scott warned in a news conference that Hurricane Michael is a "massive storm that could bring total devastation to parts of our state, especially in the panhandle". [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley Resigns as United Nations Ambassador, Report Says

Nikki Haley Resigns as United Nations Ambassador, Report Says Haley also praised the effectiveness of Trump's foreign policy efforts, which have drawn widespread criticism. Haley said she and Trump together had "solved a lot of problems". Prior to dedicating her life to public service, Haley worked at her family business. "Jared is such a hidden genius that no one understands", she said. [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's disappearance: Astonishment at false stories

Khashoggi's disappearance: Astonishment at false stories The Saudis have offered no surveillance footage or evidence to corroborate their claims that Khashoggi left the consulate, and Turkish authorities have not provided evidence to show why they believe the columnist was killed there. A statement released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) cited a diplomatic officer who categorically denied "these baseless allegations, and expre... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea

Kim Jong-un invites Pope Francis to visit North Korea That trade war has overflowed into other areas. USA officials have thus far said the penalties will remain in place until the North's denuclearization is fully verified. "We will be having more frequent and higher level working level group discussions than we have had in some time ". "When you speak the same language it is because you have the same mother, and this gives us hope", the pope sa... [Full Article...]

Crash limo 'had failed safety test', claims NY governor

Crash limo 'had failed safety test', claims NY governor Federal motor carrier safety records indicate the company had a spotty record: Of five inspections over two years, four resulted in vehicles being taken out of service. The 2001 Ford Excursion limousine was travelling south-west on State Route 30. Prestige Limousine expressed condolences to relatives of Saturday's crash in Schoharie (skoh-HAYR'-ee). [Full Article...]

Turkish authorities believe Saudi journalist murdered inside consulate

Turkish authorities believe Saudi journalist murdered inside consulate Saudi Arabia's Consul General in Istanbul Mohammad Al-Otaibi opened up his mission on Saturday to show that Khashoggi , who vanished after coming out of the consulate four days ago, was not on the premises. "I am concerned. I don't like hearing about it". "We are not in a position to confirm these reports, but we are following them closely", the official said. [Full Article...]

Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel

Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel British officials said when they brought charges in the March nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter that they believed Petrov was an assumed name. He studied and graduated from a military medical academy in Russia and then trained as a doctor for the Russian armed naval forces. Last week, authorities in the Netherlands alleged the GRU tried and failed into the world's chemica... [Full Article...]

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues The natural disaster and subsequent tsunami that struck Palu, Central Sulawesi, on 28 September are estimated to have destroyed 10,000 houses and damaged a further 55,000. Doctors said many patients have been at high risk of infection because they were buried in mud. He says how many plane loads of aid fly from Darwin will depend on future Indonesian requests for help. [Full Article...]

Climate change: Could changing your lifestyle really make a difference?

Climate change: Could changing your lifestyle really make a difference? Limiting global warming's temperature rise to 1.5ºC would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society", the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in a damning new report . The likelihood of an Arctic Ocean free of sea ice in summer would be once per century with global warming of 1.5 C, compared with at least once per decade with 2 C. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh but says 'I have my own voice'

Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh but says 'I have my own voice' She wore local designers when on tour, and a number of emerging and African-American designers when at home. On Saturday, while in Kenya, Trump's choice of wardrobe spoke volumes as photos showed the First Lady sporting a white pith helmet, a symbol of colonialism and oppression in the region. [Full Article...]

Susan Collins Kavanaugh vote angers liberal activists

Susan Collins Kavanaugh vote angers liberal activists Psaki said any Collins opponent would be "well-funded". She then voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination and has said that she will vote yes on Kavanaugh' during the full Senate's confirmation vote on Saturday. Among the transcripts, is one of an interview with Judge. She also "didn't speak to about 30 protesters gathered in front of her home in Bangor" on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Ethnic Russians seen as having weight in Latvian election

Ethnic Russians seen as having weight in Latvian election The country's Russian minority is a major political force as it accounts about 25 per cent of Latvia's almost 2 million people, a legacy of almost 50 years of Soviet occupation that ended in 1991. "The messages that the voters have tried to send is that we're going to have some new faces in politics", Janis Ikstens, political scientist at Latvia University, told the Reuters news agency. [Full Article...]

In Brazil’s election, the traditional political class is wiped out

In Brazil’s election, the traditional political class is wiped out He will face leftist Fernando Haddad , the former mayor of São Paulo, in a second round of voting on October 28. Ultimately, defending Lula damaged the left-wing camp, as a majority of the votes for Bolsonaro are actually votes against the PT. [Full Article...]

Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in New York

Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in New York So were two pedestrians. The gathering was to celebrate Amy King-Steenburg's 30th birthday. Mr Cuomo said he had "directed state agencies to provide every resource necessary to aid in this investigation and determine what led to this tragedy". [Full Article...]

Columbus Day Banks Are Closed & Stock Market Open on Federal Holiday

Columbus Day Banks Are Closed & Stock Market Open on Federal Holiday The bond market as well as state and federal offices will open back up on Tuesday. While thousands of people are celebrating Columbus Day on Monday, more and more people and cities are refusing to observe the holiday - including Columbus, Ohio . [Full Article...]

Senate votes to advance Kavanaugh nomination, setting up final vote for Saturday

Senate votes to advance Kavanaugh nomination, setting up final vote for Saturday She said on the Senate floor Friday evening that Kavanaugh is "a good man" but his "appearance of impropriety has become unavoidable". All three senators - along with Arizona Republican Jeff Flake - had been publicly undecided for weeks as they faced unrelenting pressure from both sides. [Full Article...]

Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed

Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed Investigators say one of the vehicles, a van with blacked out windows, has become the focus of the investigation, and was briefly tracked to a nearby motorway. But since the emergence of Prince Mohammed, 33 , as the centre of power in the kingdom past year, Khashoggi has been openly critical of the monarchy. [Full Article...]

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida event

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida event He said, Mr. President this is the greatest honor of my life... It has been rumored Trump might fire Rosenstein because of the ongoing Russian Federation investigation that is looking at whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court Kavanaugh later contributed to prosecutor Kenneth Starr's report into Clinton's affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, which outlined grounds for impeachment. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY looked ahead to November, appealing to voters beyond the Senate chamber: "Change must come from where change in America always begins: the ballot box". [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Michael Nearing Hurricane Strength

Tropical Storm Michael Nearing Hurricane Strength This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Tropical Storm Michael , lower right, churning as it heads toward the Florida Panhandle , Sunday, Oct. The U.S. military was moving its aircraft from the Panhandle on Monday. Forecasters warned that the storm could produce up to a foot (30 centimeters) of rain in western Cuba, potentially trigger... [Full Article...]


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