Hurricane Michael heads toward Florida Panhandle, 13 deaths in its wake

09 Oct, 2018

A tropical weather system rapidly strengthened into Hurricane Michael off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, and forecasters said it was moving Monday into the Gulf of Mexico where warm waters would continue to fuel its development. BP said it shut in production at four platforms and that drilling rigs are taking steps to withstand the storm. NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 3 miles per hour...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB...29.50 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS ------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: ...


Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

09 Oct, 2018

The bitterness over the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court continued Saturday afternoon after the U.S. Senate voted 50-48 to seat Kavanaugh, who was sworn in later in the day. "Thirty-five years ago, the other students in the room chose to laugh and look the other way as sexual violence was perpetrated on me by Brett Kavanaugh ", Ramirez said in a public statement.


Suze Orman: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation is a 'devastating blow for women'

09 Oct, 2018

More recently, Democrats have cast doubt on Kavanaugh's account of his drinking while a teenager, an issue that came up repeatedly during a Senate hearing that included testimony from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of drunkenly assaulting her while they were in high school.


Chill in the air as Pompeo meets Chinese counterparts in Beijing

08 Oct, 2018

Kim said the bilateral dialogue would continue to develop "based on the deep confidence between the two leaders", and expressed gratitude to Trump for making a honest effort to implement the agreement made at their June summit, KCNA said. He wouldn't be specific but said he and Kim had agreed to soon begin working-level talks on the nuts and bolts of denuclearization and on the placement of worldwide inspectors at one of North Korea's main nuclear facilities, and had come close to finalizing a ...


New British proposal for Irish border ‘step in right direction’: European Union source

08 Oct, 2018

He said: "The immediate focus of the Irish Government is on the pressing need for agreement on a Withdrawal Agreement, with an operational and legally-binding backstop". Varadkar also met European Union summit chair Donald Tusk in Brussels. With less than two weeks to go before a crunch summit in Brussels billed by the European Union as the "moment of truth" for Brexit negotiations, Mr Juncker gave an upbeat assessment of the chances of a deal.


Another deadly natural disaster in Haiti kills at least 12 people

08 Oct, 2018

Geological Survey. "I urge the population to remain calm", President Moise said in a tweet Saturday. The agency said Port-de-Paix, Gros-Morne, the town of Chansolme and the island of Tortuga had suffered some of the worst damage. Other deaths occurred in Gros Morne, a community in the Artibonite region, according to Eddy Jackson Alexis, the secretary of state for communications.


Limo crash at popular NY tourist spot kills 20

08 Oct, 2018

Karina Halse said investigators identified her 26-year-old sister, Amanda Halse, and her sister's boyfriend, 31-year-old Patrick Cushing, as passengers as well. Officials, including Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., had pushed for better federal safety regulations for limousines after the crash, citing "significant gaps" in the safety standards for the vehicles - which are often modified using aftermarket parts and techniques.


Court grants 10-days remand of Shahbaz Sharif to NAB

08 Oct, 2018

Sources in the PML-N said the party had made a decision to lodge a strong protest inside parliament over Shahbaz Sharif's arrest and for that objective it had already submitted a requisition notice to the National Assembly Secretariat. "Everyone knows that the PTI government is behind this worse kind of revenge", he claimed, according to his party. "But they should be prepared to face the treatment they are meting out to their opponents", Nawaz said.


Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to U.S. supreme court

08 Oct, 2018

He denied the allegations repeatedly, including in testimony before the committee on September 27. "What I would say is - even if you don't believe or believe Dr. Kavanaugh staunchly denied the allegations, but almost all Senate Democrats voted against his confirmation. A crowdfunding campaign on CrowdPac launched by ALS patient and activist Ady Barkan earlier this year was meant to encourage Collins to vote against Kavanaugh's confirmation - donors made pledges to the campaign and ...


Conflicting Saudi, Turkish claims on Jamal Khashoggi whereabouts

08 Oct, 2018

Saudi Arabia's statements in this direction are far from satisfactory", Turan Kislakci, head of the Turkish-Arab Media Association (TAM), said in a statement to supporters. Bin Salman said that the 59-year-old writer is not inside the consulate, adding that the foreign ministry is investigating to see exactly happened at the time .


Missing Interpol President Was Quietly Detained by China

08 Oct, 2018

She says she has had no further contact with him since he sent the message on September 25, and added that four minutes before Meng shared the image, he sent a message saying, "wait for my call". The matter belongs to the worldwide community. Speaking to reporters in France on Sunday, Meng's wife Grace said she had received a message from his phone containing a knife emoji before his disappearance.


Senate barely advances to final Kavanaugh vote

08 Oct, 2018

A final vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court is expected on Saturday afternoon. Democrats railed against the nomination in Senate floor speeches Friday night and Saturday morning, and protests opposing Kavanaugh are expected throughout the day on Saturday.


Turkey's president says he hopes Saudi writer OK

08 Oct, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters and other outlets on Sunday that he was following the case and hoped for a positive outcome, and that authorities were examining surveillance camera footage and monitoring airport departures and arrivals.


Melania Trump feeds baby elephants as Kenya visit begins

08 Oct, 2018

The facility has 22 classrooms with an average class size of approximately 106 students per class. The US First Lady is now in Malawi on a tour focusing on promotion children's welfare. The first lady's visit to Africa is not something new since the other first ladies have also done the same including Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and Michelle Obama.


Senators Continue Ongoing Discussion About Kavanaugh

08 Oct, 2018

Asked about the #MeToo movement and her husband's recent comments about its potential impact on men , first lady Melania Trump weighed in on Kavanaugh's controversial nomination before Saturday's vote. In the debate preceding the vote, senators sounded as though they were describing two different men. "What left wing groups and their Democratic allies have done to Judge Kavanaugh is nothing short of monstrous", Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, said on the ...


Mrs. Buhari knocks Nigeria ruling APC over impunity, manipulation

08 Oct, 2018

Dankwambo is a 56-year-old former Accountant General of the Federation and former Accountant General of Gombe. Dickson stated this while reacting to Atiku's emergence as the PDP presidential candidate after the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers.


Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

07 Oct, 2018

Surgeon Denis Mukwege treated countless victims of sexual violence in war-torn Congo and told the world of their suffering. " Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and other". After escaping Nadia Murad chose to speak openly about what she went through. "But the further objective of this is that nations take responsibility, that communities take responsibility and that the worldwide community take responsibility", said Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairwoman ...


Kavanaugh does not belong on Supreme Court, retired Justice Stevens says

07 Oct, 2018

Stevens, who's praised Kavanaugh before, says he's changed his mind about Kavanaugh for reasons unrelated to Kavanaugh's "intellectual ability". "But I think that his performance during the hearings caused me to change my mind", Stevens said , noting that prominent law professors, including Laurence Tribe, a law professor at Harvard, were also critical of Kavanaugh's statements.


Toddler shreds more than $1,000 in cash after finding parents' savings

07 Oct, 2018

Apparently the Belnap's toddler is well-versed in the ways of shredding, as he frequently helps his mom shred their junk mail or important documents that they don't want to throw in the trash whole. After careful and tearful consideration, the couple realized their son Leo had shredded the envelope. Following the incident, Ben made a decision to share the comical incident on social media and has been liked more than 1,760 times and retweeted by more than 530 people .


Indonesia tsunami: Search for survivors ends as death toll reaches 1500

07 Oct, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in a hard-hit city to see damage and recovery from the natural disaster and tsunami that struck a central island last week. The Indonesian government previously allowed tsunami survivors to take food and other basic supplies from grocery stores to temporarily support their lives after the tsunami while aids were being delivered to them.


US Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

07 Oct, 2018

By a vote of 50-48, the Senate gave a lifetime job to Kavanaugh , 53, after weeks of fierce debate over sexual violence, privilege and alcohol abuse that convulsed the nation just weeks before congressional elections on November 6. Trump continued lashing out at Democrats when he rallied supporters in Topeka, telling them the opposition party conducted a "shameless campaign of political and personal destruction" against Kavanaugh.


Chicago police officer jailed after guilty verdicts

07 Oct, 2018

Miller thinks Van Dyke testifying in his defense made a difference in him being convicted of second-degree murder. Van Dyke was a late arrival to the confrontation. During an interview this afternoon, several jurors voiced concerns about what the community would think of the verdict in such a high profile case.


Interpol asks China for information on president who vanished during trip

07 Oct, 2018

His wife, who contacted police in Lyon , the French city where the worldwide police agency is based, had also said she had received threats by phone and on social media, according to the ministry. Also, at one time, China prized Mr Meng's lofty position at Interpol so it was hard to imagine what he had done for Beijing to willingly, and publicly, forfeit the top job at Interpol.


Donald Trump Rips 'Tiny' Crowds of Leftist Protesters at the Supreme Court

07 Oct, 2018

On Friday he tweeted, without offering proof, that the protesters were "backed by billionaire investor George Soros ". He also accused the women who confronted Republican senators in elevators in Capitol Hill over Kavanaugh's nomination of being "paid professionals only looking to make Senators look bad".


Susan Collins Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault When a Democrat Was Accused

07 Oct, 2018

The tweet referenced an infamous "Saturday Night Live" skit in which Tina Fey, portraying Palin, said she could see Russian Federation from her house. "It is not something we are eager to do", Nadler said in an interview. Just minutes after Collins's announcement that she is voting yes on Kavanaugh, the Crowdpac site to donate to the effort appeared to have crashed, perhaps from volume of interest.



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