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Bill, Hillary Clinton are going on tour in 2018, 2019 Bill, Hillary Clinton are going on tour in 2018, 2019
- October 09, 2018

Though Hillary Clinton has mostly stayed out of the public eye since the 2016 election, her name has been invoked as a looming evil by Republicans eager to score some points. "Attendees will have the opportunity to hear one-of-a-kind conversations with the two leaders as they tell their stories from some of the most impactful moments in modern history". (more...)
China admits detaining missing Interpol chief, accuses him of bribery China admits detaining missing Interpol chief, accuses him of bribery
- October 09, 2018

The appeal - especially unusual for senior Chinese officials - cast an unwelcome light on extralegal detentions that have increasingly ensnared dissidents and allegedly corrupt or disloyal officials alike under President Xi Jinping's authoritarian administration. (more...)
United Nations report warns of possible climate disaster by 2040
- October 09, 2018

That 1.5 degrees C target is also an entirely fabricated artefact. One of the reasons for this variation is that the future deployment of nuclear can be constrained by societal preferences assumed in narratives underlying the pathways. "Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is possible within the laws of chemistry and physics", said Jim Skea , co-chair of the IPCC working group dealing with the mitigation of climate change. (more...)
Meghan McCain Returns To 'The View' After Father's Death Meghan McCain Returns To 'The View' After Father's Death
- October 09, 2018

She gave a particular shoutout to co-host Whoopi Goldberg, who she said her father always loved and whose dressing room she would often cry in as Sen. And while Jamie Lee Curtis was on to promote her upcoming "Halloween" sequel, the actress moved McCain to tears as she went on a tangent commending both Meghan and her late father. (more...)
Christian woman in final court appeal against blasphemy execution Christian woman in final court appeal against blasphemy execution
- October 09, 2018

He said the June 14, 2009 incident was reported on June 19. Justice Nisar asked Bibi's lawyer, "Are these things on record?" The judges during the three hour hearing, highlighted several inconsistencies in the statements of the witnesses and the prosecution. (more...)
Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel
- October 09, 2018

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia both survived the attack but a woman who later found the poison, which had been hidden in a perfume bottle, wasn't so lucky. The investigative team at Bellingcat said the identification process included multiple open sources, testimony from people familiar with the suspect, as well as copies of personally identifying documents, including a scanned copy of his passport. (more...)
Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court
- October 09, 2018

Trump sees his success in getting Kavanaugh onto the court - tilting the crucial body to the right for potentially years to come - as one of the major successes of his turbulent two-year administration. "I think the sense of urgency among Democrats, and the sense of possibility among potential candidates is such that you're going to see that". Reuters President Donald Trump , in comments to reporters outside the White House on Monday, dismissed the sexual misconduct allegations ... (more...)
Governor: Limo that crashed, killing 20, shouldn't have been on the road Governor: Limo that crashed, killing 20, shouldn't have been on the road
- October 09, 2018

The couple were married in June. "Thank you for being so kind and loving xo". The limousine involved in an upstate New York crash that killed 20 people over the weekend failed inspection last month, and its driver did not have the proper license to operate the vehicle, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday. (more...)
Party catering to Russian minority comes 1st in Latvian vote Party catering to Russian minority comes 1st in Latvian vote
- October 09, 2018

The Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - have also noted with alarm a substantial increase in Russian military manoeuvrs in the region. Its location, along with its membership in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, places Latvia on the front line of increasingly tense relations between Moscow and the West. (more...)
Grassley: Chief Justice Roberts 'could create the center' on the Supreme Court Grassley: Chief Justice Roberts 'could create the center' on the Supreme Court
- October 09, 2018

Republicans hold only a 51-49 Senate majority and therefore had little support to spare. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Republican Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was set to vote "no" on Kavanaugh, but as a favor to Montana Senator Steve Daines . (more...)
Republican Flake plans to vote 'yes' for Kavanaugh confirmation Republican Flake plans to vote 'yes' for Kavanaugh confirmation
- October 09, 2018

Republicans said the new interviews offered no corroboration of Ford's claim and said Kavanaugh had been thoroughly vetted. All eyes are on several swing senators for Saturday's final vote. A fuming Kavanaugh strode into the same packed hearing room that afternoon and said he, too, was "100 percent" certain the incident had not occurred. (more...)
Midterm Elections Hold Ultimate Verdict on Kavanaugh Midterm Elections Hold Ultimate Verdict on Kavanaugh
- October 09, 2018

Mr Kavanaugh was accused by several women of sexual misconduct , including California professor Christine Blasey Ford who testified under oath that the judge tried to assault her at a high school party decades ago. Asked about the country's divisions in the wake of new justice's confirmation, McConnell was upbeat. He asserted that "we simply followed the tradition of America". (more...)
When Hurricane Michael will bring rain to Richmond
- October 09, 2018

Michael is forecast to make landfall by midweek in Florida's Panhandle or Big Bend. Michael is moving toward the north near 7 miler per hour at a northward motion. This would make the storm a major hurricane with maximum sustained winds of between 111 and 129 miles per hour. Scott activated 500 National Guard troops in advance of the storm. (more...)
Trump decries calls to impeach Kavanaugh as an ‘insult to American public’ Trump decries calls to impeach Kavanaugh as an ‘insult to American public’
- October 09, 2018

Most of Kavanaugh's female law clerks continued to support the judge after allegations of sexual misconduct came out against him. Although she is not up for re-election this year, a site raising money for her 2020 challenger crashed after her announcement to back Kavanaugh - so far, it's raised more than $3.5 million. (more...)
President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax' President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax'
- October 08, 2018

In stressing Kavanaugh's frequent agreement with Judge Merrick Garland on the federal appeals court in Washington , the new justice's backers seem to be suggesting that Kavanaugh's vote can not be taken for granted. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) speaks with reporters on the way to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., October 3, 2018. The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh joining the Supreme Court. (more...)
Missing Saudi journalist reportedly ’killed in a barbaric way’ at consulate Missing Saudi journalist reportedly ’killed in a barbaric way’ at consulate
- October 08, 2018

Erdogan said that CCTV footage of entrances and exits at the consulate and the airport in Istanbul were being studied by the police. Erdogan described the missing man, who had lived in the USA for the past year, as "a journalist and a friend", and added: "God willing we will not be faced with a situation we do not desire". (more...)
How are you fighting climate change?
- October 08, 2018

A number of climate change impacts could be avoided by limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2ºC, or more, the report found. The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a landmark report on Monday that laid out the potential effects of rising global temperatures on both the environment and society. (more...)
Columbus Day: Are the markets open? Columbus Day: Are the markets open?
- October 08, 2018

Are schools in session for the day? Organizers of Pittsburgh's Columbus Day parade previous year floated the idea of changing the name and theme to incorporate more cultures, but not because of the Columbus controversy or fact that a statue of the explorer has been vandalized multiple times . (more...)
Putin ally Milorad Dodik claims victory in Bosnian presidential vote Putin ally Milorad Dodik claims victory in Bosnian presidential vote
- October 08, 2018

No major incidents were reported as polls closed in the evening. Sefik Dzaferovic, from the ruling Party of Democratic Action, won the Muslim seat in the presidency. More than half of Bosnia's 3.3 million eligible voters cast ballots, election officials said. Covic's HDZ party would like to see the creation of a third entity for Croats, who now share a region with majority Bosnian Muslims. (more...)
NewsAlert: Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize NewsAlert: Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize
- October 08, 2018

The award "is partly to highlight the awareness of sexual violence. The world refuses to remain with their arms crossed while confronted with your suffering". "We must work together with determination - to prove that genocidal campaigns will not only fail, but lead to accountability for the perpetrators and justice for the survivors". (more...)
Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox
- October 08, 2018

Trump gives the bulk of his television interviews to Fox News . Ms. Hicks will officially start as executive vice president and chief communications officer when the Disney deal closes, which is expected to occur during the first half of next year, a 21st Century Fox spokesman said. (more...)
Global Temperature To Rise By 1.5 Degree Celsius Between 2030 And 2052
- October 08, 2018

While warming of 2C above pre-industrial levels has widely been thought of as the threshold beyond which risky climate change will occur, vulnerable countries such as low-lying island states warn rises above 1.5C will threaten their survival. (more...)
Canada’s Largest Oil Refinery Reports ’Major Incident’
- October 08, 2018

Residents near the crude oil processing plant have reported hearing loud explosion coming from the 780 acre site. The blast could be felt from blocks away. Rob Beebe, who lives in an apartment in a nearby residential area, told CBC: "We felt the entire building move as it wobbled". He says he saw hundreds of residents watching the situation unfold from a distance. (more...)
Trump, Rosenstein meet on Air Force One in wake of ‘wire’ report Trump, Rosenstein meet on Air Force One in wake of ‘wire’ report
- October 08, 2018

Trump told reporters at the White House that he had "a very good relationship" with Rosenstein and was eager to speak with him aboard Air Force One on a flight to Florida for the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference. President Trump also implied he had no plan of firing Rosenstein during his press conference a couple weeks ago in NY following the United Nations General Assembly. (more...)
Bihar: Mob Assaulted 34 School Girls After They Resisted Harassment Bihar: Mob Assaulted 34 School Girls After They Resisted Harassment
- October 08, 2018

The girls even complained to the school administration about the incident. Darbhanga Zonal Inspector General told ANI that the girls used to play regularly inside the campus. Supaul SP Mrityunjay Kumar Choudhary told TOI that KGBV authorities had named nine people in their complaint. "People involved have been identified and an FIR has been registered culprits will soon be arrested", Darbhanga zonal IG said. (more...)

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