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Mexico braces for 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane

Mexico braces for 'potentially catastrophic' hurricane Willa's maximum sustained winds ticked down from 160 miles per hour to 145 miles per hour, bringing the hurricane down from Category 5 strength to Category 4. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Vicente, which formed in the Pacific off southern Mexico on Saturday, began to weaken while hovering along the southern Mexican coast on Sunday and by early Monday was located about 195 miles (310 km) southeast of ... [Full Article...]

British PM May says Brexit deal is 95% settled

British PM May says Brexit deal is 95% settled SNP leader in the Commons Ian Blackford said the prime minister was "humiliated and hamstrung by the extreme Brexiteers in her own party", who were "holding the United Kingdom to ransom (and) leading us all to the brink of a catastrophic no deal". [Full Article...]

Pregnant Meghan takes time off while Harry tours ancient forest

Pregnant Meghan takes time off while Harry tours ancient forest Speaking about the subject being close to Harry's heart, the by Invictus ambassador explained: "I think they (Harry and Meghan) provide this beacon of hope and light for so many". The sandy winding tracks that weave their way across the island make for a very bumpy ride for any tourists who visit the island. Harry was there to unveil a plaque adding the holiday destination's 83,757 hectares of p... [Full Article...]

Leo Varadkar: Brexit extension not an alternative to backstop

Leo Varadkar: Brexit extension not an alternative to backstop The ability of the British PM to deliver a plan that will pass through the House of Commons arose after Dominic Raab, the Brexit secretary, informed the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, on Sunday that May could not get an agreement past her cabinet or the DUP, on whose votes her government heavily relies. [Full Article...]

The growing migrant caravan on way to U.S. border

The growing migrant caravan on way to U.S. border As Trump has tweeted his criticisms, the caravan has continued to grow. According to the Associated Press , Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador received more than $500 million combined from the United States during fiscal year 2017. Trump also said, without providing evidence, that "Criminals and unknown Middle Easterners " are mixed in with the caravan, a claim immigration advocates disp... [Full Article...]

Trump and Republicans set to determine biological definition of gender at birth

Trump and Republicans set to determine biological definition of gender at birth The Trump Administration is preparing to rollout a new legal definition for sex, completely consistent with science. The transgender community has been the focus of a majority of the planned rollbacks, including a measure that sought to ban them from military service . [Full Article...]

Several Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Canada's West Coast

Several Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Canada's West Coast At this time, we are unaware of any reports of damage or injuries. No tsunami warnings have been issued. Map showing the locations of the epicentres of the first three earthquakes off the BC coast on October 21, 2018. Professor Bill McGuire, Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at University College London explained to Express.co.uk why the Ring of Fire is so unsafe. [Full Article...]

World's longest sea-crossing bridge to open this week

World's longest sea-crossing bridge to open this week Vice premier Han Zheng said the bridge would help drive China's strategic blueprint for a " Greater Bay Area " around the Pearl River Delta modelled on other global economic dynamos like San Francisco Bay and Tokyo Bay. Hundreds of workers were also reportedly injured during the construction. When departing from, and arriving in, Hong Kong, the Hong Kong-Macau Express service will call at Shang... [Full Article...]

Australian government suffers major defeat in Wentworth by-election

Australian government suffers major defeat in Wentworth by-election Phelps' margin had begun to shrink at the end of Saturday night in the count of prepoll votes. But that was all before their beloved local MP and former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was dumped by his own party, opening the door to a powerful insurgency. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies' over Khashoggi killing

Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies' over Khashoggi killing The government published plans to recruitment five specialists for the US, Mexican, Indian, Malaysian and Saudi markets on 10 October. But Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), during an appearance Sunday on CNN's " State of the Union ", said Saudi Arabia had "lost all credibility as it relates to explaining what happened" to Khashoggi. [Full Article...]

Bolton to Meet with Putin on Possible US Pullout from Arms Treaty

Bolton to Meet with Putin on Possible US Pullout from Arms Treaty And it includes China. And it includes Russian Federation. You can't do that. "And it includes anybody else that wants to play that game". "And we're not going to let them violate a nuclear agreement and go out and do weapons [while] we're not allowed to". [Full Article...]

Suspected explosive device found at billionaire's home

Suspected explosive device found at billionaire's home The Bureau's NY office said in a tweet late Monday that it was conducting an investigation, and that there was no threat to public safety. The billionaire investor has long backed liberal, pro-migrant and pro-democracy causes, and previous year made his Open Society Foundations one of the biggest non-profits in the world, by donating $ 18 billion to the NGO. [Full Article...]

Trump, Cruz Hug it Out at Raucous Houston Rally | Trending

Trump, Cruz Hug it Out at Raucous Houston Rally | Trending Then it got nasty. "Nobody has helped me more" than Cruz, Trump proclaimed, heaping praise on the Republican senator as he embarks on the home stretch of his unexpectedly competitive reelection race against upstart Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke. [Full Article...]

More than 60 Infant Bodies Stashed Inside Detroit Funeral Home

More than 60 Infant Bodies Stashed Inside Detroit Funeral Home The recent discovery of the 10 fetuses and one infant at the Cantrell Funeral Home came after state inspectors in April shuttered that business after finding 21 improperly stored bodies, some of them covered in mold, in the facility. He added city, state and federal investigators were looking to form a task force to investigate the improper storage of human remains. "It's very disturbing", Detr... [Full Article...]

O'Rourke Says He Still Supports Trump Impeachment

O'Rourke Says He Still Supports Trump Impeachment As a result, Cruz spoke mostly to his base. A onetime punk rocker, O'Rourke has become a political star in national liberal circles as he tries to become Texas' first Democrat to win statewide office since 1994. They don't necessarily like him. How many votes did Cruz miss? O'Rourke accused Cruz of not doing enough to stand up to Trump when it came to Russian Federation and that the state ... [Full Article...]

'Trump Effect' Overpowers Booming Economy Ahead of Midterms

'Trump Effect' Overpowers Booming Economy Ahead of Midterms A short time earlier and 400-plus miles south, Biden headlined a Las Vegas rally at a union local to promote Heller's challenger, Rep. Jacky Rosen , and other Democratic candidates, as he encouraged Nevada residents to get out and vote. Biden said in his appearance that "basic American values are under assault" and that the upcoming election was "bigger than politics". Biden also called out con... [Full Article...]

United States targets China on worldwide rates for parcels sent by post service

United States targets China on worldwide rates for parcels sent by post service The UPU treaty gives lower mailing rates to poorer countries, including China , which Trump and other critics say has let China flood the US with dirt-cheap electronics and other goods, often sold online for rock-bottom prices with shipping included. [Full Article...]

Student's lawyer says 'battle goes on' over Israel anti-boycott law

Student's lawyer says 'battle goes on' over Israel anti-boycott law During the hearing Thursday, the court decided that Alqasem's alleged activities with the BDS movement were outweighed by her interest in studying at Hebrew University, The Associated Press reported . She had been held at Ben-Gurion Airport since she landed there on October 2, pending her appeal. Justice Hendel said the law "does not have a component of penalty, or revenge for previous bad be... [Full Article...]

Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border

Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border The president took to social media on Tuesday to reiterate that threat when the caravan first appeared poised to leave Honduran territory and enter Guatemala . And while immigration was a key issue in the president's 2016 victory, a CBS News poll out Friday says his approval rating on immigration is just 39 percent- the lowest on any issue. [Full Article...]

WH Downplays Reports Of Heated Exchange Between Kelly, Bolton

WH Downplays Reports Of Heated Exchange Between Kelly, Bolton White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (right) speaks to National Security Advisor John Bolton in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington October 10, 2018. However, a White House official did say that tempers had since cooled and neither men are going to leave. The shouting match was so intense that other White House aides anxious one of the two men might immediately resign. [Full Article...]


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