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Scott Morrison’s approval rating plummets in latest Newspoll Scott Morrison’s approval rating plummets in latest Newspoll
- October 31, 2018

While still holding a commanding position over Bill Shorten in the electoral popularity contest, voter satisfaction with Mr Morrison's job performance over the past two weeks has dropped four points to 41 per cent. It was originally meant to go to former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull before the leadership spill in August. Malcolm Turnbull maintained a negative approval rating in all but one poll after the 2016 election. (more...)
Burst water main swallows TTC vehicle, snarls traffic in Port Lands Burst water main swallows TTC vehicle, snarls traffic in Port Lands
- October 31, 2018

At about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, a Wheels-Trans officer was driving through large puddles along Commissioners St., in the Portlands area near Logan Ave., when his front wheels got stuck in something in the road. By around 7 a.m., the vehicle was nearly completely submerged, with just a small part of the back end sticking upright out of the water. "And thanks goodness he got out and is safe", Shea said. (more...)
Indian couple died while taking selfie in U.S. park
- October 31, 2018

A couple from Kerala, who fell off a cliff at the Yosemite National Park in the western United States last week, were apparently taking a selfie before the tragedy took place, the man's brother was quoted as saying by AP. The couple was "travel obsessed", Moorthy wrote on a blog called "Holidays and HappilyEverAfters" filled with photos of them in front of snowy peaks, the Eiffel Tower and tulip fields. (more...)
American missionary, Charles Wesco killed in Cameroon American missionary, Charles Wesco killed in Cameroon
- October 31, 2018

This undated photo provided by Don Williams shows Charles Wesco, his wife Stephanie and their children. While driving into town to go shopping Tuesday, Wesco was shot in the head. Charles Wesco and his family made the decision to permanently move across the Atlantic after years of missions to Africa and decided on Cameroon after a visit in 2015, his family said. (more...)
North Korea set to allow inspectors into nuclear test site North Korea set to allow inspectors into nuclear test site
- October 31, 2018

South Korea's spy agency has observed preparations by North Korea for worldwide inspections at several of its nuclear and missile test sites, the Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday, citing a South Korean lawmaker. In a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said it will invite nuclear experts to examine the dismantled nuclear test facility. (more...)
Austria follows USA and Hungary in withdrawing from United Nations migration pact
- October 31, 2018

Vice-chancellor of Austria and leader of the nation's populist, anti-mass migration Freedom Party (FPO) Heinz-Christian Strache attacked the UN plan, explaining why the government was against signing it, saying: "Migration is not and cannot be a human right". (more...)
Explosion Near FSB Office In Russia's Arkhangelsk Reportedly Kills One Explosion Near FSB Office In Russia's Arkhangelsk Reportedly Kills One
- October 31, 2018

The device went off just before 9am local time in the FSB building in the centre of Arkhangelsk, more than 1,000km north of Moscow , Artyom Botygin, a spokesman for the regional governor told AFP. "We are taking measures to increase security of all public and state buildings in Arkhangelsk region", he said. All employees were evacuated from the building, while Russia's special services are inspecting the scene. (more...)
New Poll: Australians Really, Really, Really Want Kids Off Nauru New Poll: Australians Really, Really, Really Want Kids Off Nauru
- October 31, 2018

He said moving the "boat people" would be a bad move on policy. But domestic and global criticism of the camps has grown amid reports of abuse, suicides and lengthy detention periods, even as the government says the policy is discouraging asylum-seekers from embarking on unsafe sea voyages. (more...)
Land O'Lakes withdraws support for Rep. Steve King Land O'Lakes withdraws support for Rep. Steve King
- October 31, 2018

King's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. For those and other incidents , Stivers said in his condemnation that "we must stand up against white supremacy and hate in all forms". In a statement Tuesday afternoon on Twitter, King did not specifically address the actions of Stivers or the companies withdrawing support but decried the "attacks" against him as "orchestrated by nasty, desperate and dishonest fake news". (more...)
Human remains found at Vatican’s diplomatic office in Rome
- October 31, 2018

The bone fragments were found during construction work at the Vatican's embassy to Italy, near the city's famous Villa Borghese museum. Human bones found during the renovation of a Vatican building have been linked to a teenage girl who disappeared in 1983. (more...)
Chinese intelligence officers charged in US aviation hacking Chinese intelligence officers charged in US aviation hacking
- October 31, 2018

The indictments named two officers working for the Nanjing-based foreign intelligence arm of China's Ministry of State Security and six other defendants who allegedly conspired from 2010 to 2015 to steal sensitive turbofan engine technology used in commercial aviation. (more...)
Woman survives avalanche that killed mountain climbers in New Zealand Woman survives avalanche that killed mountain climbers in New Zealand
- October 31, 2018

Police have now confirmed the two guides were from overseas. At that stage they had plans to attempt an ascent of Mt Hicks about 2am the following morning. Two helicopters and two rescue teams were used in the search along with an avalanche dog and its trainer. Yesterday the New Zealand Avalanche Advisory issued alerts for risky conditions around Aoraki / Mount Cook and Mount Hutt until Friday. (more...)
Pakistan acquits Christian woman Bibi in iconic blasphemy case
- October 31, 2018

Asia was accused of speaking disparagingly about the Prophet but her real crime was that she offered water to Muslim co-workers who believed Asia had made the water ceremonially unclean by drinking from the same cup. Rights groups say the blasphemy law is increasingly exploited by religious extremists as well as ordinary Pakistanis to settle personal scores. In 2016, her family gave a statement from Bibi to an Italian newspaper, La Stampa , saying, "I forgive my persecutors, those who have ... (more...)
UAE succeeds in launching first satellite made by Emirati engineers UAE succeeds in launching first satellite made by Emirati engineers
- October 31, 2018

When placed into a Low Earth Orbit of approximately 613km, the satellite will proceed to capture detailed imagery capable of competing with the highest industry standards, a spokesperson for the MBRSC said in previous reports. It will be used to provide images of earth for practical applications in disaster relief management, urban planning and environmental protection, among other uses. (more...)
SC sets aside death penalty of Asia Bibi, orders her release SC sets aside death penalty of Asia Bibi, orders her release
- October 31, 2018

The ultra-religious Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) party, which makes punishing blasphemy its main campaign rallying cry and lionizes the bodyguard who killed Taseer, warned the court against any "concession or softness" for Bibi. Led by firebrand cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi , TLP has a history of organising violent protests on the issue of blasphemy. In 2016, her family gave a statement from Bibi to an Italian newspaper, La Stampa , saying, "I forgive my persecutors, those who have ... (more...)
Evacuations as typhoon lashes Philippines Evacuations as typhoon lashes Philippines
- October 31, 2018

As of Monday, Typhoon Yutu was a category 3 storm set to hit the Philippines Tuesday morning with sustained winds of 106 miles per hour and gusts up to 130 miles per hour, Reuters reports. "We didn't even have to do forced evacuations". Almost three dozen people were feared buried under a massive landslide unleashed Tuesday in the Philippines by typhoon Yutu, which killed four children and a man as it ripped across the disaster-prone nation. (more...)
Former nurse Niels Hoegel admits to killing 100 patients Former nurse Niels Hoegel admits to killing 100 patients
- October 31, 2018

Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, wears a bulletproof vest as he is led out of the court compound towards a prisoner's transport vehicle, in Oldenburg , northern Germany , on October 2018. (more...)
Chuck Grassley Weighs in on Birthright Citizenship Chuck Grassley Weighs in on Birthright Citizenship
- October 31, 2018

One member of Congress, Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham said he would move forward to introduce legislation "along the same lines" as Trump's order. "There was in effect no border", he said. "You can't change the Constitution with an executive order". "You can not end birthright citizenship with an executive order", Ryan said in a Tuesday interview with "Larry Glover Live" on WVLK. (more...)
Raised woman among the dead in Pittsburgh attack, temple says Raised woman among the dead in Pittsburgh attack, temple says
- October 31, 2018

Names were released and Feinberg was identified as being a Canadian who has been living in the Pittsburg suburb of Oakland. "Joyce Fienberg z" l, one of the eleven, grew up at Holy Blossom Temple. "The murders, disturbing enough, are all the more so because of the heinous reality of anti-Semitism and the fact they were killed while in their place of worship", he said. (more...)
Indiana siblings dead after being hit by pickup truck Indiana siblings dead after being hit by pickup truck
- October 31, 2018

Three children were struck by a vehicle and killed at an IN school bus stop on Tuesday, and the suspected driver, Alyssa L. Shepherd, was arrested, state police said. An 11-year-old boy who isn't a relative was also struck and suffered multiple broken bones. At first police said no children were on the bus at the time of the crash. (more...)
China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products China reverses ban on trade in tiger, rhino products
- October 31, 2018

WWF said in a statement that Beijing's move would have "devastating consequences globally" and be "an enormous setback to efforts to protect tigers and rhinos in the wild". China prohibited the trade of rhino horn and tiger bones in 1993 but a black market has flourished, with many products entering the country through Vietnam, according to an investigation conducted a year ago by the Elephant Action League conservation group. (more...)
Denmark accuses Iran of plotting activist's murder Denmark accuses Iran of plotting activist's murder
- October 31, 2018

This is the second time in a few months that Iran is blamed for attempting to hurt Iranian opposition activists overseas. The September 22 attack, in which five commandos opened fire on a military parade, left 24 people dead. Three members of ASMLA remain under Danish police protection, as the "threats have not been eliminated", Andersen said. Last month, Iran summoned the envoys of the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain over a Septeber 22 shooting attack on a military parade in ... (more...)
Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women
- October 30, 2018

The tale is a convoluted one, and it involves one of Mueller's most vocal critics on the right, a self-identified lobbyist named Jack Burkman , reports CNBC . The statement comes as Jack Burkman , a conservative commentator, said in a tweet Tuesday that "we will reveal the first of special counsel Robert Mueller's sex assault victims" on November 1. (more...)
Earth's Wild Animal Population Plummets 60 Per Cent In 44 Years: WWF
- October 30, 2018

Its chief executive, Tanya Steele, said: "We are the first generation to know we are destroying our planet and the last that can do anything about it". Human activity is at the core of this wildlife crisis according to the WWF with overconsumption resulting in a loss or degradation of wildlife habitat which exacerbates climate change. (more...)
Trump, Obama Head to Florida to Rally Voters As Midterms Draw Near Trump, Obama Head to Florida to Rally Voters As Midterms Draw Near
- October 30, 2018

The official said with 11 rallies remaining, Trump will have a total of 30 campaign events since Labor Day. An Obama appearance somewhere in Florida with Gillum seemed likely, as the former president has been rallying Democrats in the Midwest. (more...)

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