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Hunt for famed 'Endeavour' ship could be nearing an end

Hunt for famed 'Endeavour' ship could be nearing an end Officials will formally announce the project's findings on Friday and release a 3D rendering of where the vessel is believed to be located in the Newport Harbor, located off Goat Island in the Narragansett Bay. "It's not definitive that this is Endeavour ", Sumption said. The wreck site is also a "very, very complex puzzle", Sumption told ABC radio . "It needs to be excavated down deeper a... [Full Article...]

Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight

Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight Cruz and O'Rouke last week agreed to three debates. O'Rourke has garnered national attention in the race and has elevated Democratic hopes for defeating Cruz, and neutral observers say the race is competitive. Cruz has been making his pitch directly to Texas' more conservative-leaning electorate, trying to paint O'Rourke as an out-of-touch liberal, saying at a recent campaign rally that the Demo... [Full Article...]

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican Mumbai Auxiliary Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gomez will hold the administrative charge with immediate effect in Mulakkal's absence, confirmed the Catholic Bishop Conference of India in a statement . Mulakkal approached the high court for anticipatory bail, the hearing for which was adjourned to 25 September. The arrest, four days ahead of the same was after police made legal consultations in this regard... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser

Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting Christine Blasey Ford decades ago when the two were in high school. Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told listeners at the annual Values Voter summit to "keep the faith" and "not get rattled" by "tactics" being used to keep Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh off the bench. [Full Article...]

86 dead after passenger ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

86 dead after passenger ferry sinks on Lake Victoria Bodies were lined up on plastic sheeting as hundreds of people pressed near the water's edge, watching the search efforts. Reports varied but the ferry may have carried between 400 and 500 people, local media said. "This is a great disaster for our nation ", President John Magufuli said. Graphic shows the approximate location of ferry accident on September 20, 2018, in Lake Victoria, Tanzania ... [Full Article...]

Infants, 2 Others Stabbed At Daycare Center in Queens, NY | Crime Time

Infants, 2 Others Stabbed At Daycare Center in Queens, NY | Crime Time Police arrived and discovered the woman in the basement kitchen with self-inflicted knife wounds on her arm. Police have not filed charges pending the investigation. "We pray that all of the victims will be fine and will survive these injuries", Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. A Pampers box could be seen outside the building's front door. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness

Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Hurricane Maria with song and sadness The storm knocked out power and communications to virtually all of island's 3.2 million residents, while destroying the homes of thousands. Her complaints were echoed at a Capitol Hill conference Thursday where experts called for a 9/11 Commission-style investigation into the government's response to the storm that left an estimated 3,000 people dead, making it the deadliest American natural dis... [Full Article...]

United States hits China with sanctions for buying Russian military equipment

United States hits China with sanctions for buying Russian military equipment China on Friday urged the United States to withdraw sanctions imposed on its military for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia , Reuters reported. "What the USA has done gravely violated the basis norms governing the global relations and harmed the state-to-state and military-to-military relations between the two sides", he said. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser looks to negotiate conditions to testify later next week

Kavanaugh accuser looks to negotiate conditions to testify later next week It will also place Ford, a 51-year-old California professor who had lived a quiet life before she publicly accused Kavanaugh of a physical sexual attack when they were in high school, at the center of a political and media firestorm. According to the Washington Post , Ford, who had also contacted the newspaper in July, chose to go public after it became clear people were learning her identity. [Full Article...]

European Union raises pressure as United Kingdom promises new Brexit plans

European Union raises pressure as United Kingdom promises new Brexit plans LONDON, Sept 20 ( Reuters ) - Sterling added more than a cent to hit two-month highs on Thursday after forecast-beating United Kingdom retail sales data and amid growing optimism that Britain and the European Union are making progress at a summit of EU leaders towards a Brexit deal. [Full Article...]

No resumption of dialogue: MEA on Indo-Pak talks

No resumption of dialogue: MEA on Indo-Pak talks India media has started propaganda after the announcement of Indo-Pak foreign ministers' meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in NY scheduled later this month. The MEA spokesperson emphasised that despite agreeing to the meeting, India continued to hold the position that talks and terror can not go together. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after shocking video emerges of a 4WD running down emus

Man arrested after shocking video emerges of a 4WD running down emus This afternoon police in Ouyen, a town 443km north-west of Melbourne, said they had interviewed a man of the animal cruelty allegations and will now charge him on summons. The farmhand was questioned near the South Australian border and later charged with causing cruelty to an animal, destruction of protected wildlife and traffic offences. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Hearing to Address Sex Assault Allegation Uncertain for Monday, Sources Say

Kavanaugh Hearing to Address Sex Assault Allegation Uncertain for Monday, Sources Say The president, meanwhile, has dismissed any notion that Kavanaugh's nomination should be withdrawn, calling that a "ridiculous question". "If they wanted to be, I would certainly do that". The two appeared before a special Judiciary Committee hearing, told their separate stories , and Thomas ultimately was confirmed, 52-48. Charles E. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein reportedly wanted to secretly record Trump to expose turmoil

Rosenstein reportedly wanted to secretly record Trump to expose turmoil The president has also been reported on a number of occasions to be considering firing Rosenstein as part of an effort to kneecap special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been leading the Russian Federation probe since former FBI Director James Comey was sacked in May 2017. [Full Article...]

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed gun arrested in Taiwan

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed gun arrested in Taiwan Wilson, at the center of a USA legal battle over his plan to publish instructions for the manufacture of 3-D printed plastic guns, flew into Taiwan legally, the National Immigration Agency said on Friday. According to the affidavit for arrest, Wilson courted the 16-year-old victim on a dating website designed for successful men to meet younger women. [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz jokes that Beto O'Rourke will ban BBQ

Ted Cruz jokes that Beto O'Rourke will ban BBQ The Reuters poll had a margin of error of 4 points and its findings are similar to multiple polls from August that showed the race incredibly close. "The Texas U.S. Democrat Beto O'Rourke released his first Spanish-language TV ad Tuesday, to go on air this week in eight Texas media markets, including Fort Worth. [Full Article...]

'Fire whirl' sucked up crews' hose in British Columbia blazes, video shows

Schidlowsky, who was part of the fire crew. It threw burning logs around for about 45 minutes, she said. "That's definitely a first". Schidlowsky said the column of air extended at least 200ft up, but visibility was marred by heavy smoke. [Full Article...]

Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical

Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical There is nothing to suggest at this stage that the girl will lose a limb. The type of shark that attacked Ms Barwick is unknown. QAS Rockhampton operations centre manager Mindy Thomas described the attacks as "horrific" and "confronting". [Full Article...]

South Korean president wraps up 3-day Pyongyang visit

The North's offer to close the Yongbyong facility was coupled with a pledge to permanently shut down its missile engine testing facility and launch pad under the watchful eye of worldwide experts. Mr Trump told reporters Wednesday that the outcome of the summit was "very good news" and that "we're making tremendous progress" with North Korea. [Full Article...]

The Political Junkie: Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh, Declassified FBI Documents, And More

The Political Junkie: Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh, Declassified FBI Documents, And More Ford had said in a letter through her lawyers on Tuesday evening that she wanted an FBI investigation into the matter before she appeared before the Senate committee tasked with reviewing Kavanuagh's nomination. If Ford opts not to testify, Kavanaugh's chances for confirmation in the Republican-led Senate could be boosted, with senators in Trump's party so far remaining largely supportive. [Full Article...]


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