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Cory Booker rallies for Stacey Abrams in Atlanta Cory Booker rallies for Stacey Abrams in Atlanta
- October 23, 2018

The candidate's defense of the flag burning came on the eve of a debate with her Republican challenger, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp , who had labeled her " too extreme for Georgia " even before the incident was revealed. After the white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017, Abrams advocated for the removal of a massive cliff-side carving on Stone Mountain near Atlanta, the largest Confederate monument anywhere. (more...)
Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipwreck Scientists discover what they say is oldest intact shipwreck
- October 23, 2018

The 75-foot-long ship was found lurched on its side but in pristine condition. The discovery of the world's oldest intact shipwreck known to man has been made in the Black Sea after three years of highly advanced mapping. "This will change our understanding of shipbuilding and seafaring in the ancient world". Their exploration unearthed more than 60 shipwrecks, including Roman trading ships and a 17th century Cossack raiding fleet. (more...)
Saudi foreign minister pledges full probe into Khashoggi killing Saudi foreign minister pledges full probe into Khashoggi killing
- October 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia has said that the crown prince was not involved in the mission against Khashoggi. A Saudi consulate staff's vehicle is loaded on a tow truck in front of the Saudi consulate on October 22 as the world waited for answers as to what happened to Jamal Khashogi. (more...)
Saudi dissident analyses Erdogan's speech on Khashoggi l Al Jazeera English Saudi dissident analyses Erdogan's speech on Khashoggi l Al Jazeera English
- October 23, 2018

He did not mention Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who some U.S. politicians have speculated ordered the murder - but did speak of Saudi King Salman's "sincerity" in the inquiry so far. "The high profile withdrawal of so many American CEOs from the conference certainly presents opportunities for Asian and Russian companies to make a splash", Ellen Wald, author of the book "Saudi Inc.", told AFP. (more...)
Saudi Arabia agrees to give Pakistan US$3bn Saudi Arabia agrees to give Pakistan US$3bn
- October 23, 2018

Terming as "deeply regrettable" Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks on Kashmir, India on Monday said that instead of making comments on internal affairs of another country, Islamabad should take "credible action" to dismantle terror infrastructure operating from its soil. (more...)
Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense Alleged Southwest Flight Groper Invokes Trump in His Defense
- October 23, 2018

Apparently this man believes it's OK to sexually assault a woman simply because President Trump says so. If found guilty, he faces a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. Alexander made his initial court appearance Monday and will remain in federal custody pending a preliminary hearing and detention hearing, both of which are scheduled for Tuesday, according to the news release from the U.S. (more...)
New Titanic will reportedly sail from Dubai in 2022 New Titanic will reportedly sail from Dubai in 2022
- October 23, 2018

And this maiden voyage is to be a tribute to the original Titanic's ill-fated run from Southampton to NY more than a century ago. The Process to begin the $500m (N181,750,000,000.00 ) ship was announced in 2012. The new ship is supposed to be a replica of the original, but with all the necessary safety upgrades - plenty of lifeboats and modern navigation equipment to avoid any lurking icebergs. (more...)
Sandra Day O’Connor announces likely Alzheimer’s diagnosis Sandra Day O’Connor announces likely Alzheimer’s diagnosis
- October 23, 2018

O'Connor said her doctors had diagnosed her with the disorder, which has forced her to retire from public life, "some time ago". "Since many people have asked about my current status and activities, ". Describing what it was like to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, O'Connor told NPR's Terry Gross in 2013 that she felt "a special responsibility" to perform at a level that would keep the door open for more women to follow her. (more...)
Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs
- October 23, 2018

The lions had been held together at the zoo for eight years, with zookeepers having never noticed any aggression before between the two. Nyack and Zuri had been housed together for eight years, and staff saw no indication that an event like this would happen. (more...)
Microplastics found in human stools in ‘first study of its kind’ Microplastics found in human stools in ‘first study of its kind’
- October 23, 2018

It's not surprising, then, that a new pilot study also found microplastic in human poop. Scientists collected samples from eight participants in the UK, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia and Austria - and found that every single sample contained tiny particles of up to nine types of plastic . (more...)
Nnamdi Kanu’s sudden ‘return’ stirs fresh worries in South East Nnamdi Kanu’s sudden ‘return’ stirs fresh worries in South East
- October 23, 2018

IPOB will not participate in any election and that position will never change. Ejiofor, who had previously accused the Nigerian Army of abducting Kanu during the September 2017 invasion of his residence in Umuahia, said the video showing him praying in Israel 13 months after he disappeared was authentic. (more...)
Trump Approval Rating Excels Obama’s Midterm Rating in 2010, Poll Reveals Trump Approval Rating Excels Obama’s Midterm Rating in 2010, Poll Reveals
- October 23, 2018

Voter turnout for the midterms is usually much lower than in presidential elections but voter interest is at its highest level for 20 years - with more than 55,000 Dallas County residents casting their votes and more than 40,000 Nevadans on the first day of early voting. (more...)
Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Fiji on day 8 Royal Tour: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Fiji on day 8
- October 23, 2018

Follow Yahoo Lifestyle on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram . While in Fiji , Prince Harry will travel to Colo-i-Suva, an indigenous forest with many flora and fauna native to the Pacific nation. "So do I", Harry enthusiastically responds. Later on Tuesday, the parents-to-be will attend a reception and state dinner at the Grand Pacific Hotel, hosted by Jioji Konrote, the president of Fiji. (more...)
In China, thousands of people came out to protest In China, thousands of people came out to protest
- October 23, 2018

China's increasing engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean is part of a tactic to diplomatically isolate Taiwan, a report released on Wednesday by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission said. Organizers claimed a turnout of more than 100,000, far outdoing a parallel rally held by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party in the southern city of Kaohsiung, its heartland. (more...)
David Beckham, Victoria in Sydney for Invictus Games David Beckham, Victoria in Sydney for Invictus Games
- October 23, 2018

He added "But to be married for the amount of time that we have, it's always hard work, everybody knows that but you have to make it work". David and Victoria got married at the height of both of their fame back in 1999 and have since gone on to have four handsome kids together, Brooklyn, 19, Romeo, 16, Cruz, 13 and Harper, seven. (more...)
Explosive device found in mailbox outside billionaire's NY home — George Soros Explosive device found in mailbox outside billionaire's NY home — George Soros
- October 23, 2018

Law enforcement officials responded to the device after Bedford police received a call about a suspicious package. Bomb squad technicians arrived and detonated it, a police official told the New York Times . Soros, 88, is well known as a lightening rod for criticism from those who oppose his strong financial support for liberal causes. He is also the subject of many unfounded conspiracy theories. (more...)
Pentagon: Mattis, Pres. Trump 'Completely Aligned' On Nuclear Treaty Withdraw Pentagon: Mattis, Pres. Trump 'Completely Aligned' On Nuclear Treaty Withdraw
- October 23, 2018

Trump's announcement has raised global concerns, with the European Commission urging the United States and Russian Federation to pursue talks to preserve the treaty and China calling on Washington to "think twice". Despite repeated Russian denials, USA authorities believe Moscow is developing and has deployed a ground-launched system in breach of the treaty that could allow it to launch a nuclear strike on Europe at short notice. (more...)
The demolition of Bedouin villages is postponed temporarily The demolition of Bedouin villages is postponed temporarily
- October 23, 2018

In response, Netanyahu clarified that the hamlet would be razed, and his delay was not open-ended. Israeli authorities say the small village, located east of Jerusalem along a road leading to the Dead Sea, was built illegally, and they have given residents until the beginning of October to leave and demolish their structures. (more...)
Patriarch of Constantinople recognized as schismatic by Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch of Constantinople recognized as schismatic by Russian Orthodox Church
- October 23, 2018

The decision by the Ecumenical Patriarchate will likely reduce Russian influence in Ukraine , where Moscow has backed separatists in the country's east and annexed Crimea in 2014. On October 11, the Synod lifted the anathema from Filaret, the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyivan Patriarchate, and Makariy, the Primate of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. (more...)
May: Brexit deal '95% done' May: Brexit deal '95% done'
- October 23, 2018

In refusing to countenance a backstop that would keep just NI in the single market and customs union , or one that kept the whole United Kingdom in the customs union without defined termination date, or one that extended the UK's status in transition as a non-voting member of the EU till such time as a permanent solution to the border problem could be found (longer than a few months), Brexiter ministers are calculating that such resolve (or inflexibility, if you prefer) would be rewarded by ... (more...)
US Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake US Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
- October 23, 2018

Kloha said although no single test can determine fragments' authenticity, the museum made a decision to remove the five fragments based on the lack of information of their excavation, the academic analysis on them and the newly concluded scientific analysis. (more...)
Man accused of killing Atlanta-area police officer may have been spotted Man accused of killing Atlanta-area police officer may have been spotted
- October 23, 2018

The 18-year-old suspect faced charges of felony murder and aggravated assault after the Saturday afternoon death of Officer Antwan Toney. Maynard remained at large after the shooting while a second suspect, 19-year-old Isaiah Pretlow, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault related to a separate incident following Toney's fatal shooting. (more...)
Two Koreas, UN forces agree to remove weapons, guard posts at border Two Koreas, UN forces agree to remove weapons, guard posts at border
- October 23, 2018

It's the second such trilateral meeting to examine efforts to demilitarize Panmunjom, the most well-known place inside the 248-kilometer (155-mile) -long Demilitarized Zone that bisect the two Koreas. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" during their first summit on June 12 in Singapore. (more...)
Here's how you can watch President Trump's rally in Houston Here's how you can watch President Trump's rally in Houston
- October 23, 2018

If Trump can turn crowd sizes into votes in 2018 like he did in 2016, Ted Cruz will be fine. It's " Lyin' Ted " no more, apparently. Trump on Monday said he and his erstwhile opponent have buried the hatchet since the knock-down 2016 primary in which Trump questioned Cruz's legitimacy and linked his dad to the John F. (more...)
U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait in Defiance of China U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait in Defiance of China
- October 23, 2018

Nate Christensen, a spokesman for US Pacific Fleet, told CNN. Rachel McMarr told BI, adding that the goal of the mission was to demonstrate "the US commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific" and to remind others that "the US Navy will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere global law allows". (more...)

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