Midterm elections 2018: Who is Stacey Abrams? Georgia politician backed by Oprah

04 Nov, 2018

Civil rights groups celebrated the ruling as a major victory. "Go with God, go with goal, go with your values, upholding everything we believe to be true about Stacey Abrams and why we're all voting for her", Winfrey said . But after her speech, in a sit-down interview with Abrams - reminiscent of the 25-year television run of her daytime television show - she noted they were "just two women from MS".


Saudi Execution of Tuti Tursilawati Hurts Bilateral Relations

03 Nov, 2018

Therefore, the House of Representatives Commission IX will question and seek an explanation from the Ministry of Manpower and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the issue. Indonesia, which is the world's biggest Muslim-majority country and generally enjoys good ties with Saudi Arabia, also has the death penalty for certain crimes.


Turkey has described how he killed Jamal Khashoggi

03 Nov, 2018

ISTANBUL-Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi was strangled nearly as soon as he stepped into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a month ago, and his body was then dismembered and destroyed, the chief prosecutor for Istanbul said Wednesday, giving the first official explanation from Turkey of how Khashoggi died.


Merkel urges companies to switch focus from Asia to Africa

03 Nov, 2018

The arrival of large numbers of refugees and other migrants as Merkel made a decision to leave Germany's borders open in 2015 has proven divisive in her conservative ranks. Merkel's eventual exit from the political stage, so the announcement was no surprise, but it still came as a shock. Who could replace her? For a woman who always seemed to have a lecture ready for wayward European Union states on the consequences of their actions, Germany's leading lady may be about to learn that lesson for ...


'Unprecedented' Numbers of Early Voters Are Coming Out for Midterms

03 Nov, 2018

A surge of energy appears to have swept over Democratic voters, according to the latest generic ballot polling, which shows the minority party holding a 17-point edge in the upcoming elections. 6, Election Day. A further 19 USA states and the District of Columbia have also outperformed their 2014 early voting turnout , according to political scientist Michael P.


Oprah Wore a Blake Lively-Approved Velvet Suit While Campaigning in Georgia

03 Nov, 2018

The catchphrase was a reference to an episode of Oprah's talk show, in which the media mogul gifted audience members with a vehicle, announcing, "You get a auto!" Kemp, known for championing voter restrictions, is the GOP nominee for governor in an extremely competitive race against Stacey Abrams , the minority leader of Georgia's House of Representatives.


Lion Air crash: Black box found in Java Sea, Indonesia

03 Nov, 2018

The plane's black boxes should help explain why the almost-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet went down in waters about 35 metres deep just off Jakarta , the capital. Lion Air said a technical logbook detailed an "unreliable" airspeed reading instrument on the Bali-Jakarta flight on Sunday and different altitude readings on the captain and first officer's instruments, according to the BBC .


Shares soar as Trump hints at possible US-China trade deal

03 Nov, 2018

Chinese president Xi Jinping and his USA counterpart Donald Trump agreed that trade dispute "should be handled properly through substantial consultation". President Trump has made very clear to China that they must change their "unfair" trade practices including theft of USA intellectual property. "We are not on the cusp of a deal", Kudlow said.


Pakistan's 'father of Taliban' cleric killed in knife attack

03 Nov, 2018

Haq was known as the "Father of the Taliban " because he trained some of the leaders of the Islamist movement in Afghanistan . Maulana Sami's lawyer also told media that the killer's identity was known immediately after the killing and the police have launched a deep probe into the gruesome attack on one of the most prominent religious scholars of Pakistan.


Egypt attack: Gunmen kill seven Coptic Christians in bus ambush

03 Nov, 2018

The vehicles - two buses and a microbus - were traveling near the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Minya, about 130 miles south-southwest of the capital of Cairo at the time of the attack. Egypt's government imposed a countrywide three-month state of emergency after the April 2017 church bombings. Coptic Orthodox Church spokesman Boulos Halim said the death toll was likely to rise.


Khashoggi murder: Turkish leader blames Saudi state directly

03 Nov, 2018

Turkey has demanded that Saudi authorities tell them where the body is. "At the same time, President Trump has made very clear not only do we have important commercial relationships, but important strategic relationships, national security relationships with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and we intend to make sure that those relationships remain intact".


No sign of assault in Saudi sisters' NYC deaths

03 Nov, 2018

Police said they have found no evidence of a crime, and revealed a witness who reported seeing the two women praying loudly, their heads bowed, near the Hudson River on the day their bodies were found. They were awaiting a confirmation on the exact cause of death. NY detectives have been sent to Fairfax to look into the sisters' movements there. Authorities are investigating whether the deaths were the result of suicide, homicide or an accident, said Phil Walzak, deputy commissioner for ...


Trump releases new 'sickening,' 'racist' campaign ad | Campaign Trail

02 Nov, 2018

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump managed to condense his anti-immigrant fear-mongering ahead of the November 6 midterms into a single, 51-second advertisement, which even some on the right are immediately decrying as " racist ". But of course "Complicit", the earlier Bracamontes-focused ad, was also released by that same leader of the Republican Party, who had just celebrated the one-year anniversary of his presidency.


Sexual abuse by North Korean officials is endemic, rights group says

02 Nov, 2018

She says 90% of the women she knew were victims of sexual assault, perpetrated by government officials, prison guards, and prosecutors. "Many North Koreans told Human Rights Watch that when an official or person in power picks a woman, she has no choice but to comply".


Chinese spies charged with stealing U.S. aerospace secrets

02 Nov, 2018

The move came amid a shift in the United States to a more assertive policy towards China on top of the escalating trade spat. Another operative employed by the Chinese branch of the French company was accused of loading malware into its computers to facilitate information theft.


Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan to leave country

02 Nov, 2018

The Supreme Court's verdict was officially decided on October 8, but not publicly announced until Wednesday. The Christian woman was convicted of blasphemy and has been on death roh since 2010. She was the first woman in the country condemned to death for blasphemy. Meanwhile, Bibi's husband Ashiq Masih has reached Pakistan along with his family from the United Kingdom to shift her overseas, The News reported quoting sources.


Israeli mission in Saudi as Netanyahu asks U.S. to back MBS

02 Nov, 2018

The administration has remained adamant that Khashoggi's death will not jeopardise a $110bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia that was approved last May. "It would affect the entire region". "He denied such claims repeatedly over the past several years", the statement said. "Jamal Khashoggi was not a unsafe person in any way possible". Following more than two weeks of denials, Saudi Arabia admitted on October 19 that Khashoggi had been killed in a brawl inside the consulate in Istanbul.


Ex-Goldman bankers and financier face United States charges

02 Nov, 2018

The Justice Department also announced criminal charges against Low Taek Jho, an alleged mastermind and an intermediary to the Malaysian fund. The charges are the first arising from the epic corruption scandal that has roiled politics in Malaysia, leading to criminal charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak .


Pence Knocks Abrams Over Celebrity Support: 'This Ain't Hollywood, This Is Georgia'

02 Nov, 2018

The entertainment icon, who rarely makes political endorsements, drew cheers when she said she's a registered independent who was not in Georgia at anyone's request. "Surprised?" the woman, named Denise, said. Vice President Mike Pence mocked the Hollywood liberals who were campaigning for the Democratic candidate in the Georgia gubernatorial race.


Families of trick-or-treaters reminded to check for sex offender homes

02 Nov, 2018

The sheriff told local media there are 54 registered sex offenders in Butts County and all of them have one of the signs on their yards ahead of Halloween night. "But I'm not in the business of making them happy". That statute states any person registered as a sexual offender under sections 589.400 to 589.425 must adhere to the following conditions on Halloween every year.


IN school district moves bus stop after fatal crash

02 Nov, 2018

It was a tragedy that brought even first responders to tears. According to police, the school bus was stopped in the northbound lane of State Road 25 in a rural in county with the stop signal out and flashing lights. The child who survived the deadly crash , 11-year-old Maverik Lowe, remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday, according to his parents.


Lion Air crash: Black box retrieved from missing plane

02 Nov, 2018

The devices record information about the speed, altitude and direction of the plane as well as flight crew conversations and could hold vital clues to the cause of the deadly accident . A TOP Indonesian military official says fuselage of the crashed Lion Air jet may have been found. Police Brigadier-General Hudi Suryanto said they managed to match her fingerprints to government records, identifying her as Indonesian civil servant Jannatun Cintya Dewi.


#ELECTION2018: Oprah endorses Stacey Abrams, will make campaign stops

02 Nov, 2018

The last time Winfrey hit the campaign trail was back in 2008 when she stumped on behalf of then-Senator Barack Obama. Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.


Heidi Klum channels 'Shrek' character for Halloween

02 Nov, 2018

At the bottom end of the scale you have people who inexplicably pretend to be a cat or a rabbit by painting their noses or sticking a ball of fluff to their arses, and at the top end of the scale you have Heidi Klum . This year, Klum's costume paid homage to princess turned ogre, Fiona, from the beloved 2001 animated classic, Shrek . Writing on Twitter , she said: "I love going all out and completely transforming into a character for #HeidiHalloween".


Trump may send 15000 troops to US-Mexico border

02 Nov, 2018

President Donald Trump says he told the US military mobilizing at the Southwest border that if migrants try to throw rocks at them, the troops should act as though the rocks are "rifles". Just one week ago, in an interview with Fox News , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen downplayed the possibility of the United States military opening fire on the migrants, saying, "We do not have any intention right now to shoot at people..." He says he will issue an executive order next week ...



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