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Why Susan Collins voted "yes" on Brett Kavanaugh - 60 Minutes

Why Susan Collins voted For her part, Collins accused the groups behind the fundraising campaign of trying to buy votes in an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday. "I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was her assailant", she told CNN's "State of the Union" in an interview scheduled to air on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Flash floods kill at least 10 people in Mallorca

Flash floods kill at least 10 people in Mallorca The Foreign Office said in a statement: "We are in contact with the Spanish authorities responding to flooding in Majorca , and urgently seeking updates from them". Hundreds of people spent the night in emergency shelters and schools remain closed on Wednesday. The Spanish parliament held a tribute to the victims in the form of a minute's silence. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael expected to bring strong winds, heavy rain to Georgia

Hurricane Michael expected to bring strong winds, heavy rain to Georgia A tropical storm that rapidly formed off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula has gained new strength and could become a unsafe Category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle, forecasts say. "We need folks on the Gulf Coast and the interior of the Gulf Coast to keep an eye on this thing", said Dennis Feltgen, a hurricane center spokesman. [Full Article...]

Royal wedding excitement: Princess Eugenie reveals bridal party details

Royal wedding excitement: Princess Eugenie reveals bridal party details The adorable eldest children of Prince William and Kate Middleton have officially been named as page boy and bridesmaid in Friday's royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank . 9) when an official statement was published to the Royal Family's official website and then shared on Prince Andrew's official Twitter page. A Republic spokesperson warned "there is a strong feelin... [Full Article...]

Tropical storm likely to form, roll toward US Gulf coast

Tropical storm likely to form, roll toward US Gulf coast Tropical storm winds extended out 170 miles (275 kilometers), primarily to the northeast and southeast of the storm's center. Mandatory evacuation orders were issued on Monday for residents in various areas in Florida's Gulf and Bay counties, according to a statement from county emergency officials. [Full Article...]

Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Putin soon

Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Putin soon The Netanyahus have denied the charges of excessive spending and charging the state for her private, expensive tastes. In 2016, a court ruled she abused a housekeeper and awarded the man €36,000 in damages. This is the 12th time that Netanyahu, who is at the centre of five corruption cases, has been questioned by police over the allegations. Netanyahu is also suspected of similar offenses in "Ca... [Full Article...]

Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered

Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered According to the Bulgaria-based Association of European Journalists, reporters from small regional and local media are particularly subjected to pressure from local businessmen and politicians and outright threats, often leading to self-censorship. [Full Article...]

Meet the Man With the Same Name as Brett Kavanaugh

Meet the Man With the Same Name as Brett Kavanaugh And both sides are using the fight around Kavanaugh to rally their bases to the ballot box in the midterm election - with Democrats slamming his judicial temperament and Republicans labeling him a victim. In his Senate testimony last month in which he denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in high school, accusing Democrats of orchestrating a partisan campaign against him, Kavanau... [Full Article...]

Worldwide aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia

Worldwide aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia The announcement came after the official death toll from the 7.5 magnitude quake and a tsunami it triggered September 28 rose to 1,763. Soldiers and rescue workers carry the remains of recovered victims from last week's natural disaster in the Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu , Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Second Salisbury suspect unmasked - both alleged to work for Russia's secret service

Second Salisbury suspect unmasked - both alleged to work for Russia's secret service Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin , a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU . Last month, after a thorough investigation, British authorities identified two Russians believed to have carried out a nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal in the town of Salisbury earlier this year. [Full Article...]

All the speculation about why Nikki Haley is resigning

All the speculation about why Nikki Haley is resigning Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Haley's leaving is "yet another sign of the Trump administration's chaotic foreign policy and setback from promoting American values and priorities". [Full Article...]

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations Chinese officials appealed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday to fix relations they said have been damaged by US tariff hikes and support for Taiwan , as their governments press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Two of the five people on the American side of the meeting table dealt with North Korea - new special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun and National Se... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey

Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey Reuters' Turkish sources did not say how they thought Khashoggi was killed . A Saudi source at the consulate has denied that Khashoggi had been killed at the mission and said that the accusations were baseless. He went to the consulate on 2 October to obtain paperwork to marry his Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, who was reportedly waiting outside the building for him. [Full Article...]

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley quits, to take time off

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley quits, to take time off Some even speculated that she would soon run for president herself. After a frosty relationship with Rex Tillerson, Trump's first secretary of state, she and Tillerson's successor, Mike Pompeo, often exchanged mutual praise. whether it's the chemical weapons in Syria, whether it's with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other countries have to pay their share, whether it's the trade de... [Full Article...]

Palestinian 'lone-wolf' attack in West Bank kills two Israelis

Palestinian 'lone-wolf' attack in West Bank kills two Israelis He said it appeared it was a "lone-wolf attack". She was discharged from the hospital after an overnight stay. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said two Israelis were killed in a shooting in the West Bank on Sunday morning. The terror groups called for an end to Jewish settlements and the harm they bring to the al-Aksa Mosque (on the Temple Mount). Since then, four of the hundreds... [Full Article...]

20 killed in limo crash in upstate New York, Latest World News

20 killed in limo crash in upstate New York, Latest World News Andrew Cuomo revealed Monday. The family of the limousine driver involved in a deadly crash in upstate NY says they believe he was unwittingly assigned an unsafe vehicle. All of Ms. Steenburg's sisters, and Mr. Steenburg's brother, Rich, also died in the accident. In her final Facebook post , Amy wrote that loved her husband "more than words can say". [Full Article...]

Former UC Berkeley professor awarded Nobel Prize in economics

Nordhaus, a professor of economics at Yale University, was the first person to create a quantitative model that described the interplay between the economy and the climate, the Swedish academy said. "Humans are capable of wonderful accomplishments if we set our minds to it". The Nobel economics prize wraps up the 2018 awards season, notable this year for the lack of a literature prize, postpon... [Full Article...]

Bolsonaro v. Haddad: Brazilian election goes to a runoff

Bolsonaro v. Haddad: Brazilian election goes to a runoff Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro won the first round of Brazil's presidential race Sunday , doing far better than polls predicted and coming just shy of an outright victory. Meanwhile, true to the Workers' Party's leftist roots, Haddad has promised to fight long-standing inequalities, scrap a major labor reform passed previous year and invest more in education. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court | Trending

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court | Trending The Senate confirmed the nomination with a vote of 50-48. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was the only Republican vote against Kavanaugh's nomination, but chose to withdraw after presenting Montana Senator Steve Gaines' vote as it would not change the count. [Full Article...]

Saudi source denies journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate in Istanbul

Saudi source denies journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate in Istanbul Prior to last Friday, media outlets affiliated with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar carried a news report that claimed that Saudi Arabia had detained Khashoggi inside its consulate in Istanbul. "At the moment there are certain people who arrived from Saudi Arabia". The Washington Post editorial board said Sunday that Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States "bear inescapable ... [Full Article...]


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