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Hurricane Michael Gains Strength, Takes Aim at North Florida Hurricane Michael Gains Strength, Takes Aim at North Florida
- October 10, 2018

The Florida Disaster website on October 9 said that parts or all of Bay County, Citrus County, Franklin County, Dixie County, Gulf County, Jackson County, Levy County, Okaloosa County, Taylor County, Wakulla County, and Walton County have been issued mandatory evacuation orders. (more...)
Clinton says Trump remarks at Kavanaugh swearing-in undermine Supreme Court Clinton says Trump remarks at Kavanaugh swearing-in undermine Supreme Court
- October 10, 2018

Justice Kavanaugh - who vehemently denies the sexual assault allegations against - is due to take his seat in the Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments about longer prison terms for repeat offenders. The result is a tacit endorsement of Kavanaugh's ruling on the limit of executive power in agency law, one that sets a precedent for future court cases unless the Supreme Court chooses to revisit it. (more...)
Menendez 'Deeply Concerned' by Haley's Departure from U.N. Menendez 'Deeply Concerned' by Haley's Departure from U.N.
- October 10, 2018

Ivanka was in the White House to listen to Haley explain how she will depart her role at the end of the year . "I don't have anything set on where I'm going to go", Haley said , adding that "it has been the honor of a lifetime" to serve as United Nations ambassador. (more...)
Kavanaugh to hear first case Kavanaugh to hear first case
- October 09, 2018

At a White House ceremony on Monday night, Kavanaugh said he was starting his new job with "no bitterness", seeking to be "a force for stability and unity". The 53-year-old Kavanaugh occasionally chatted privately with his seatmate, Justice Elena Kagan. At times he cried, at other times he shouted, leading many to wonder whether - regardless of whether Dr Ford's claim was true - he lacked the temperament for a lifetime appointment in the US's most powerful court. (more...)
International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecasts
- October 09, 2018

India's medium-term growth prospects remain strong at 7.75 per cent, benefitting from ongoing structural reform, but have been marked down by just under 0.5 percentage point relative to the April 2018 WEO, the International Monetary Fund said . (more...)
Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis
- October 09, 2018

He told her to call an adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan if he did not return. "I assure you that the reports that suggest that Jamal Khashoggi went missing in the Consulate in Istanbul or that the Kingdom's authorities have detained him or killed him are absolutely false, and baseless ", it notes. (more...)
Turkey asks permission to search Saudi consulate for missing journalist
- October 09, 2018

The foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has warned Saudi Arabia that its friendship with the United Kingdom depends on shared values, after he demanded answers over claims that a Saudi hit squad may have played a role in the disappearance and possible killing of Jamal Khashoggi. (more...)
5.1 quake hits already devastated Indonesian island 5.1 quake hits already devastated Indonesian island
- October 09, 2018

Perhaps as many as 5,000 victims of the 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami on September 28 have yet to be found, a lot of them entombed in flows of mud flows that surged from the ground when the quake agitated the soil into a liquid mire. Excavators and rescuers combed Balaroa on Monday, where a massive government housing complex was all but swallowed up by the disaster. "Foreign citizens who are working with foreign NGOs are not allowed to conduct any activity on the sites affected", the ... (more...)
Seoul says Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea Seoul says Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea
- October 09, 2018

While Kim's actions since have fallen short of Washington's demands, the Trump administration is preparing for a second summit. Wang appealed to Pompeo to cease actions that Beijing sees as threatening its interests in order to avoid disrupting cooperation over North Korea and other issues. (more...)
Russian Federation dismisses allegations of cyber-attacks as Russian Federation dismisses allegations of cyber-attacks as "Western spy mania"
- October 09, 2018

The UK joined with the Netherlands in accusing Russian Federation of sending agents with wifi antennas to The Hague to try to hack into the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). presidential election. This weekend 5,500 British troops took part in the biggest military exercise for a decade to hone their readiness for any confrontation with the Russian military. (more...)
Romania: Referendum to Ban Gay Marriage Fails on Weak Voter Turnout Romania: Referendum to Ban Gay Marriage Fails on Weak Voter Turnout
- October 09, 2018

But just 20.4% of eligible voters cast ballots - short of the 30% needed. Campaigners behind the referendum wanted to stop this wave washing into Romania. Opponents of the vote had suggested it was created to distract the public from ongoing corruption scandals, and rally conservative support behind Mr Dragnea's party. (more...)
U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, Qureshi agree on future cooperation U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, Qureshi agree on future cooperation
- October 09, 2018

The US envoy was received by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua at the Foreign Ministry for delegation level talks, according to a Tweet by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal. Afghan and worldwide players have been ratcheting up efforts to hold talks with the Taliban. Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's main spokesman, said the United States was using the elections for the sole goal of legitimizing their presence and authority. (more...)
5.1 natural disaster hits already devastated Indonesian island 5.1 natural disaster hits already devastated Indonesian island
- October 09, 2018

The areas, which now look like vast wastelands, will be turned into memorial parks to remember the victims, and survivors will be relocated to safer locations, he said. But it has accepted help from overseas to cope with the Sulawesi disaster. "Foreign citizens who are working with foreign NGOs are not allowed to conduct any activity on the sites", it said, adding that foreign NGOs with people deployed should withdraw them immediately. (more...)
Migrants to be forced into regional Australia under federal government population plan Migrants to be forced into regional Australia under federal government population plan
- October 09, 2018

In a speech outlining the policy, Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge told an audience that the strain on infrastructure in Australia's eastern cities had cost the country 25 billion Australian dollars ($17.7 billion, 15.4 billion euros) past year. (more...)
Three Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli army Three Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli army
- October 09, 2018

The most violent clashes with the Israeli military and police get on Fridays when the border with Israel after the traditional prayers of the manifestation out of the thousands of Arabs. A Hamas delegation headed by deputy political leader Saleh Arouri and a delegation of senior Fatah representatives were in Cairo last week for another round of meetings with senior Egyptian intelligence officials and were supposed to stay there for several days, but departed after a mere 24 hours. (more...)
Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY
- October 09, 2018

Two pedestrians and 18 occupants of the limousine all died, including four sisters. All 17 passengers were killed . So was the limo's driver. It's unclear whether the limo's modification or some other factor contributed to the mass tragedy. (more...)
'LOUD BANG': Explosion at Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, N.B 'LOUD BANG': Explosion at Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, N.B
- October 09, 2018

Litsa Daeres, 34, who lives nearby, told The Associated Press that she had just started preparing her holiday dinner when she heard a loud bang. One worker at the refinery, who didn't want to be identified, said the initial blast had been enough to knock him down. (more...)
Kagoshima zookeeper, 40, dies after being mauled by white tiger Kagoshima zookeeper, 40, dies after being mauled by white tiger
- October 09, 2018

The keeper, identified as 40-year-old Akira Furusho, was discovered collapsed and bleeding from bites to his neck inside the tiger's enclosure at the Hirakawa Zoological Park, in Kagoshima, southern Japan , shortly after the zoo closed on Monday evening. (more...)
Money Moves: Ripple’s Chris Larsen Becomes Wealthiest Crypto Man On Earth Money Moves: Ripple’s Chris Larsen Becomes Wealthiest Crypto Man On Earth
- October 09, 2018

Using its digital token XRP, Ripple Labs is trying to muscle in on SWIFT's business which still remains the way almost all financial services companies and banks move money around the world. Following the promising launch of xRapid , Larsen's fortune is expected to get a lot bigger and with the 105% increase, it gave to the token, Japan's SBI Group and OnePay FXwith Spain's Banco Santander as some of its pioneers. (more...)
Economists Nordhaus, Romer awarded 2018 Nobel prize Economists Nordhaus, Romer awarded 2018 Nobel prize
- October 09, 2018

The prize announcement came as the United Nations warned in a landmark report that an "unprecedented" transformation of society and the world economy was needed to avoid global climate chaos. Nordhaus was recognized for his pioneering work in applying economic analysis to climate change forecasts. By understanding which market conditions favor the creation of profitable technologies, society can tailor policies to promote growth, the academy said. (more...)
Turkey probes whether journalist was murdered in Saudi Consulate Turkey probes whether journalist was murdered in Saudi Consulate
- October 09, 2018

On the eve of his planned marriage to a Turkish woman, he entered the consulate on October 2 and has not been seen since. "Where did they get this information?", he asked, adding, "We Turkish journalists know how hard it is to get information on simple issues". (more...)
Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammo depot Thousands evacuated after explosions at Ukrainian ammo depot
- October 09, 2018

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman earlier tweeted that local authorities would provide accommodation for the evacuated, and that emergency services were on hand to help people. The fire and explosions began around 3.30am at the defence ministry's depot No. 6, which is spread over about 700 hectares (1,700 acres), the emergency services said in a statement. (more...)
Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed Ind. bride takes wedding photos alone after fiancé killed
- October 09, 2018

Another volunteer firefighter who also responded to the scene allegedly turned up drunk, with a reported blood alcohol content level of.21 percent, which is nearly three times the legal limit. Murphy was a "selfless man of God who loved spending time with family and friends", according to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation . She thought it would be a good way to honor Kendall and help Jessica with the healing process. (more...)
IPCC 1.5℃ report: here's what the climate science says IPCC 1.5℃ report: here's what the climate science says
- October 09, 2018

The new report explains why going that far is critical, based on a summary of recent research that shows that the impacts at 2 degrees are much worse than previously understood. The report consistently highlights the difference between a rise of 1.5°C from pre-industrial levels and a rise of 2°C. "Frankly, the more we are prepared to make changes to behavioural patterns that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the less we would need to rely later on more hard options that we don't yet fully ... (more...)
Trump official sought Israeli help to disrupt rival campaigns Trump official sought Israeli help to disrupt rival campaigns
- October 09, 2018

Psy-Group created several secretive proposals for the Trump campaign at the behest of Rick Gates , who has since pleaded guilty and offered to cooperate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into foreign meddling in the United States election, The New York Times reported . (more...)

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