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Storm Michael could soon form, hit US midweek

While in the Gulf, models are indicating that Michael may strengthen and become a hurricane before reaching the northeastern Gulf Coast. Storm's path has hurricane hitting the Florida Panhandle by midweek. Below is the Futurecast showing timing of showers & storms as Michael tracks northward. "Don't take a chance", he said. The storm could cause rip tides and other risky surf conditions along ... [Full Article...]

Erdogan demands proof of missing journalist's location from Saudi officials

The search will take place as part of the official investigation, which was being conducted "in an intense manner", he said without giving any date. The head of the Turkish-Arab Media Association, Turan Kislakci, told the New York Times that Turkish police officers providing security for the consulate had checked their security cameras , which did not show the journalist leaving on foot. [Full Article...]

Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed

Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed Mr Murphy died immediately. "It was very emotional, I had to break for a second because I was crying so much from that", she said . Knepp told WXIN that she agreed and would do anything to help. The photographer wrote: 'She made broken look handsome and strong look invincible. About 10 months later, though, when their planned wedding date arrived, Padgett still put on her white dress. [Full Article...]

'Handmaids' Protest Brett Kavanaugh's First Day on Supreme Court

'Handmaids' Protest Brett Kavanaugh's First Day on Supreme Court With police standing by, a small group of protesters demonstrated outside the courthouse, holding signs saying "Shame" and "He sits on a throne of lies", while chanting, "This isn't over, we're still here". Kavanaugh's installation cements the strongest conservative majority on the court since the New Deal, delivering on a decades-long ambition of the American right. [Full Article...]

Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named

Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named Another source who spoke to Bellingcat was able to provide a scanned copy of Dr Mishkin's passport from 2001, as well as a second document featuring another photograph of a person with a strong facial resemblance, dated 2016. A spokesman for the Home Office said "we are not commenting as this is still a police investigation". Skripal is a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who bet... [Full Article...]

Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray | Lexington Herald Leader

Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray | Lexington Herald Leader Hundreds of people are believed to be entombed in slowly drying mud that enveloped communities in the south of the small city of Palu when the quake triggered soil liquefaction, a phenomenon that turns the ground into a roiling quagmire. A floating hospital run by the Indonesian navy and docked in Palu port has already assisted with the delivery of a baby, local media reported. Sutopo Purwo... [Full Article...]

Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa

Finance Minister Asked to Resign in Phone Call to Ramaphosa The announcement came after South Africans and political parties rejected Nene's apology for previously undisclosed meetings with the Guptas at Saxonwold and at their business premises in Midrand from 2010 to 2014, when he served as deputy minister and then minister of finance, respectively. [Full Article...]

UN Ambassador Haley resigning; she gives no reason

UN Ambassador Haley resigning; she gives no reason Haley announced she would be leaving at the end of the year, because she "wants to take a break". At a meeting in the Oval Office, they both went out of their way to stress this was an amicable separation. One of her most memorable speeches is when she told the other member nations that the US was " taking names " on those who refused to stand with them. [Full Article...]

Missing Saudi journalist reportedly ’killed in a barbaric way’ at consulate

Missing Saudi journalist reportedly ’killed in a barbaric way’ at consulate President Donald Trump, who took his first overseas trip as USA president to the kingdom and whose son-in-law Jared Kushner has close ties to Prince Mohammed, said he had concerns. Turkey and Saudi Arabia relations are already at a deep low. The official quoted by SPA underlined that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the safety and well-being of all its citizens, wherever they may be, and th... [Full Article...]

'Horrific' limo crash in New York State claims 20 lives

'Horrific' limo crash in New York State claims 20 lives The owner of the company is out of the country. Federal records show the company has undergone five inspections and had four vehicles pulled from service in the last two years. Still, the group continued southwest on State Route 30. The T-shaped intersection has always been a trouble spot, and Kirby told the The Associated Press that repeatedly tractor trailers were unable to stop at the in... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea The top U.S. diplomat also said both sides were "pretty close" to agreement on the details of a second summit, which Kim proposed to U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter last month. Meanwhile, in Washington, foreign relations experts noted that with 90 percent of North Korea's exports going through China, Beijing is the one calling the shots. [Full Article...]

USA envoy to UN Nikki Haley, staunch Israel ally, reportedly resigns

USA envoy to UN Nikki Haley, staunch Israel ally, reportedly resigns The president heaped praise on her , saying she brought glamour and importance to the position. "It has been an honour of a lifetime". And following Trump's controversial response blaming "both sides" for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, Haley said she had a "personal conversation" with the president . [Full Article...]

Limo in NY crash that killed 20 failed inspection

Limo in NY crash that killed 20 failed inspection He said it's the deadliest transportation incident since a 2009 airplane crash near Buffalo, New York , that killed 50 people. Cuomo said the limousine was owned by Prestige Limousine in the Albany area, but didn't have the necessary federal certification to operate and failed a state inspection just last month. [Full Article...]

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

While an increase of that magnitude would boost sea levels by as much as 77 centimeters by the end of the century, that would be about 10 centimeters lower than at 2 degrees, the report said . D1. Estimates of the global emissions outcome of current nationally stated mitigation ambitions as submitted under the Paris Agreement would lead to global greenhouse gas emissions18 in 2030 of 52-58 ... [Full Article...]

Pro-Russia party wins Latvia election

Pro-Russia party wins Latvia election With a 270-kilometer border with Russian Federation, the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member state is on the frontline of the increasingly hostile relationship between the West and Moscow. Before the election, some Latvians feared a strong result for Harmony and KPV could lead to them forming a government and bringing the Latvia's foreign policy closer to Putin's Russian F... [Full Article...]

New US Supreme Court justice a conservative stalwart

New US Supreme Court justice a conservative stalwart Joe Manchin , facing a tough re-election race next month in a state that Mr Trump won in 2016 by a landslide, was the sole Democrat to vote for Mr Kavanaugh. Talking to reporters at the White House, Trump called Kavanaugh "an extraordinary person" and "a great talent". Activists demonstrate in the plaza of the East Front of the US Capitol to protest the confirmation vote of Supreme Court nomin... [Full Article...]

Trump Claims Democrats Desire to Impeach New Supreme Court Justice

Trump Claims Democrats Desire to Impeach New Supreme Court Justice However, Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan did not offer remarks during their respective swearing-in ceremonies, opting, instead, to speak at receptions with then-President Barack Obama regarding their appointments. Capitol in Washington , Oct. 6, 2018. "There was no corroboration on Brett Kavanaugh's bold assertion that he didn't do it", Hirono said. In his Senate testimony last mon... [Full Article...]

Final Senate Vote On Kavanaugh Nomination Expected Saturday

Final Senate Vote On Kavanaugh Nomination Expected Saturday Even as Kavanaugh took his oath of office Saturday evening in a quiet private ceremony, not long after the narrowest Senate confirmation in almost a century and a half, protesters chanted outside the court building across the street from the Capitol. [Full Article...]

Fuel Tanker Explosion In Congo Kills 50, Injures Scores

Fuel Tanker Explosion In Congo Kills 50, Injures Scores Congo's Health Ministry says at least 39 people are dead and more than 80 people have been hospitalized after a tanker truck collided with another truck in western Congo. Matabuana said local authorities had "taken measures to take charge of all the victims". "See under what conditions they are transported", the activist group LUCHA, which in English is known as Fight for Change, said of the pho... [Full Article...]

Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro works on a coalition

Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro works on a coalition With 92 percent of votes counted, Bolsonaro received 47 percent of valid ballots, far ahead of Haddad's 28 percent but short of the outright majority needed to avoid an October 28 runoff. Better-off Brazilians have rallied to Bolsonaro's pledge to crush crime that includes more than 62,000 murders each year, almost as many rapes and frequent robberies. [Full Article...]


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