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Hurricane Michael Death Toll May Rise as Rescue Efforts Continue Hurricane Michael Death Toll May Rise as Rescue Efforts Continue
- October 15, 2018

Residents have been waiting in long lines to collect bottled water and ready-to-eat meals (MREs) at several distribution centers . With no power and with spotty cellphone service, residents still unaccounted for could be trapped in isolated areas, according to Baird. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren's DNA shows she has distant American Indian ancestor Elizabeth Warren's DNA shows she has distant American Indian ancestor
- October 15, 2018

The video also tackles the question of whether Warren's Native American heritage played any role in her professional advancement. According to the analysis, if Warren's great-great-great-grandmother was Native American, she would be considered 1/32nd Native American. (more...)
Joint probe into presumed murder of Saudi journalist underway Joint probe into presumed murder of Saudi journalist underway
- October 15, 2018

The Foreign Ministry official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government regulations. The development comes after The Washington Post reported that Turkey told USA officials it has audio and video proof that Khashoggi was murdered and dismembered in the consulate. (more...)
Pope absolves two Chilean bishops of duties over child abuse claims Pope absolves two Chilean bishops of duties over child abuse claims
- October 15, 2018

One of the disgraced bishops, Francisco Cox, 84, is the archbishop emeritus of the city of La Serena. The Vatican said the move could not be appealed. It was not immediately possible to reach him for comment. A handful of bishops - including Juan Barros, the man accused of covering up Karadima's abuse in the 1980s and '90s - resigned earlier this year over how they handled the scandal. (more...)
Hostage held in Cologne station incident: German police Hostage held in Cologne station incident: German police
- October 15, 2018

DW's Dana Regev, who is at the scene, said Cologne's crisis negotiation unit had arrived to takeover part of the operation. It is not yet known if the hostage-taker is armed, but are in contact with him. German railroad operator Deutsche Bahn said all train traffic at the station was shut down. Ambulances and heavily-armed police were lined up behind the train station, the daily Koelner Stadt-Anzeiger reported. (more...)
Snake falls through ceiling shocking bank clerks during morning meeting Snake falls through ceiling shocking bank clerks during morning meeting
- October 15, 2018

CCTV footage of the hiss-terical incident shows the bank staff scrambling to flee the room after the 10-pound python crashes down from the ceiling, missing one woman's head by mere inches. The python was handed over to the region's Wildlife Rescue Research and Epidemic Monitoring Centre. Remarkably, it is the second time the Nanning branch had been visited by a snake in the past year. (more...)
Fight between father and son leads to amputation, attempted murder charge Fight between father and son leads to amputation, attempted murder charge
- October 15, 2018

A preliminary investigation indicated that he tried to attack his son with a running chainsaw while his son mowed the yard. Ferguson's son defended himself by running over his father with the lawn mower, according to the report. Officers were called to the Tennessee home back in June, and found Ferguson's head and leg bleeding. He ran over his dad with the lawnmower to stop the attack, said the sheriff's office. (more...)
Six people killed as flash flooding hits Aude, southwest France Six people killed as flash flooding hits Aude, southwest France
- October 15, 2018

One woman was swept away by the River Aude, local broadcaster BFMTV reports. Another person was killed when their house collapsed. The flooding, said to be seven metres deep in places, has reached levels not seen since 1891 in Aude, according to weather service Vigicrue. (more...)
Woman's Day celebrants Princess Eugenie's fairytale wedding Woman's Day celebrants Princess Eugenie's fairytale wedding
- October 15, 2018

Jack's parents, and brother - George, Nicola and Thomas Brooksbank - also feature in the lush family portrait. The US President referred to "yesterday" when he tweeted his praise on Sunday afternoon, two days after Eugenie tied the knot with Jack Brooksbank on Friday. (more...)
Climate change scientists have 'political agenda' Climate change scientists have 'political agenda'
- October 15, 2018

Trump called climate change a hoax in November 2012 and in years since. He brought up Hillary Clinton , he defended his mockery of Christine Blasey Ford , and he insisted, twice, that he's "not a baby". If things does not improve, he might not have a good relationship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, he said. "I'm not denying climate change ", he went on to say. (more...)
USA student barred by Israel appeals to its top court USA student barred by Israel appeals to its top court
- October 15, 2018

The Israeli Supreme Court chose to suspend the impending deportation of American graduate student Lara Alqasem who was previously barred from the country over her alleged activities in support of an worldwide boycott campaign started by pro-Palestinian organizations. (more...)
Trump Accuses NBC of Misleading Public on His Praise for Confederate General Trump Accuses NBC of Misleading Public on His Praise for Confederate General
- October 15, 2018

Trump claimed Lincoln feared Lee, saying that after an unnamed battle, "Abraham Lincoln came home, he said , 'I can't beat Robert E. Lee '". "Last night I was disheartened to hear Donald Trump , our president, make comments about Robert E. (more...)
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Arrive In Australia For First Overseas Tour Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Arrive In Australia For First Overseas Tour
- October 15, 2018

This marks the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's first major overseas tour, to Australia , Fiji, the Kingdom of Tonga, and New Zealand. This is their first major global tour since getting married. Tomorrow the Duke and Duchess will be given an official reception at the home of the Governor General of Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, where they will also meet representatives from the eighteen countries taking part in the Invictus Games in Sydney . (more...)
Donald Trump hints at more China tariffs, doesn’t seek ‘depression’
- October 15, 2018

Trump says he remains skeptical about human impact on climate shift, however, which led to a back and forth about things like the impact of global warming and whether his administration intends to do anything about it. Pressed again, he added: "You can't say yes or no". I know all these things. "So I was very disappointed", he said. "I don't think they want to heal. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Says Bill's Affair with Lewinsky Wasn't Abuse of Power Hillary Clinton Says Bill's Affair with Lewinsky Wasn't Abuse of Power
- October 15, 2018

When CBS' Tony Dokoupil noted that critics say it's impossible for a president to have a consensual relationship with an intern, Hillary Clinton responded that Lewinsky was "an adult", then steered the conversation toward the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump. (more...)
Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist Saudi rejects 'baseless' murder claims over missing journalist
- October 15, 2018

Sen. Marco Rubio and Jamal Khashoggi demonstrators in Turkey . "Bahrain reiterates its firm stance with Saudi Arabia in all its policies and efforts to confront the various threats and risks facing the global community, extremism and terrorism, as well as the Kingdom's efforts to promote worldwide cooperation at various political, economic and security levels and its enormous potential in promoting peace and stability throughout the world", said Bahrain News Agency. (more...)
The Dumbest Moments From Trump’s ‘60 Minutes’ Interview
- October 15, 2018

Stahl asked Trump if he would pledge not to shut down Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. I will say this: I don't want to give trillions and trillions of dollars. They wouldn't be able to help me at all. "Call Russia . It's so ridiculous", he told CBS. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan touch down in Sydney for Invictus Games
- October 15, 2018

After an exhausting 22-hour flight, including a stop over in Singapore, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped off the Qantas Airlines plane, during the early Monday morning hours in Sydney Airport. The royal pair will then catch a ferry to the Opera House where they will watch a Bangarra Dance Company performance, meet members of the public and then travel back to Admiralty House for a reception. (more...)
Britain and European Union pause Brexit talks until Wednesday summit Britain and European Union pause Brexit talks until Wednesday summit
- October 15, 2018

With continued speculation that Leave-supporting Cabinet ministers could resign if Mrs May presses ahead with the plan, David Davis said: "This is one of the most fundamental decisions that government has taken in modern times". Lobbying of May from all sides has increased in recent weeks as London and Brussels edge closer to an agreement on a draft withdrawal treaty to cover the divorce terms, a transition period and a solution for Northern Ireland. (more...)
MJ Akbar brazens it out, says will fight legally MJ Akbar brazens it out, says will fight legally
- October 15, 2018

Her announcement follows the release of a series of allegations against India's junior foreign minister and a former editor, M J Akbar, the first politician to be named as the #MeToo movement gained momentum. "Since these women are running a court on social media, I think the best course for men is to move to a real court of justice against the violation of their rights", he said, "I also support the #MeToo campaign, but it should be done to seek justice for victims instead of personal ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia hits back at Trump 'threats' of sanctions over missing journalist
- October 15, 2018

Otherwise, the United States risks losing credibility when it comes to human rights, he told CBS' Face the Nation on Sunday. "We look forward to getting results of this investigation". A number of members of Congress have pressed the Trump administration to impose sanctions on the country in response to the Khashoggi affair. Trump said "nobody knows yet" what happened inside the consulate, "but we'll probably be able to find out" if Salman ordered Khashoggi's murder. (more...)
UK's Brexit chief rushes to Brussels for Sunday talks
- October 15, 2018

With less than six months before Britain leaves the European Union in its biggest shift in trade and foreign policy in more than 40 years, the latest round of talks in Brussels failed to clinch a deal on Britain's divorce terms, with negotiators pausing negotiations just days before a leaders' summit. (more...)
4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party 4 dead, 1 injured in shooting at toddler’s birthday party
- October 15, 2018

Nathan Brandley, the spokesman for the Texas Department of Safety, told reporters. Authorities did not say what the men were arguing about. Authorities are hunting for the two suspects who fled the scene after the shooting. It was not clear whether any children were in the backyard at the time, Brandley said, but preliminary information was that majority were inside the home . (more...)
3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event 3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event
- October 15, 2018

Following the speech at the club, a longtime gathering place for Republicans, more than a dozen members of the Proud Boys reportedly roamed the streets and clashed with counter-protesters. NY cops arrested three people on the scene for "taking a backpack" and after the fight the Proud Boys reportedly posed for a group photo giving the "OK" sign. (more...)
The major difference in Princess Eugenie’s royal wedding reception evening dress The major difference in Princess Eugenie’s royal wedding reception evening dress
- October 15, 2018

The fourth photo shows Princess Eugenie and Jack at the Royal Lodge ahead of their private evening reception. Eugenie will walk down the aisle at Windsor Castle on Friday 12th October to exchange vows with her long-term partner Jack Brooksbank . (more...)

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