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UK Government planning Brexit extension to appease DUP

Earlier, Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey, who was not at the Downing Street meeting, refused to endorse the prime minister's blueprint for Brexit . "I...


With deal on judges, Senate goes home for the elections

Chief Justice John Roberts referred judicial misconduct complaints about newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Court of Appeals ...


Washington Supreme Court tosses state's death penalty

This case was prompted by one of those inmates, Allen Eugene Gregory , who was found guilty of the 1996 aggravated first-degree murder of a woman. "On the ot...


Georgia police called on black man babysitting white kids

According to Lewis, who narrated the incident on several Facebook Live videos , the woman followed him back to his neighborhood and sat in her auto down the st...


Retired firefighter convicted of assault for shooting at lost black teen

She called 911, and Ziegler came to the door and chased Walker away from the house with a loaded shotgun. Jeffrey Zeigler , 53, was convicted of assault with...


Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

Campaigners had urged United Nations member states to oppose the candidacy of the Philippines and Eritrea and said the choice of Bahrain and Cameroon raised "...


McConnell blasts Hillary Clinton for preaching no civility with GOP

As President Donald Trump bounces from state to state to perform at campaign rallies in an effort to sooth his ego, he's reverted to some of his oldest habits...


Female ranger taken by crocodile in remote Northern Territory

Authorities later found the body of the woman and the crocodile, about a half-mile from where she disappeared. A family member noticed her missing, they said,...


China 'legalises' internment camps for million Uighurs

Last month a spokesman for China's state council information office, Li Xiaojun, said that detaining Uighurs in such centers was "not mistreatment", but "to e...


Hurricane Michael's death toll rises after five killed in Virginia

So many families have lost everything. The worst hit areas of Florida's northwest coast saw houses ripped from their foundations, trees felled, and power li...


Michael Bloomberg re-registers as a Democrat, sparking 2020 debate online

In recent years, Bloomberg, who prides himself on his bipartisan streak, has backed both Democratic and Republican candidates. Bloomberg told Buzzfeed News th...


Syrian rebels complete arms pullout from Idlib

On Monday, the National Liberation Front completed withdrawing heavy arms from the zone, according to Turkish state media. Turkey-backed Syrian opposition...


U.S. student appeals Israeli entry ban over boycott

On Wednesday, the New York Times published an opinion piece by columnist Bret Stephens and editor Bari Weiss critical of Israel's handling of Alqasem's ca...


Storm Callum set to batter Scotland with 80mph winds

Storm Callum has been upgraded from a yellow to an amber weather warning, which covers a large part of Pembrokeshire on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October...


NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonaut make emergency landing on earth

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said , "Thank God the crew is alive" after they had landed safely. "A thorough investigation into the cause ...


Pope says the Devil is to blame for the church scandals

For the last five years, Wuerl has also been the single most important voice within the United States hierarchy defending Pope Francis, at a time when some othe...


Half of mental health disorders arise in adolescence

In addition to shining a light on mental illness, the week also offers an opportunity for behavioral health nurses to reflect on the impact they have in the l...


Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The plane was then diverted to the western city of Mumbai where it landed safely. After the incident, an internal inquiry has been set up. Directorate Gener...


American Pastor Detained In Turkey For Two Years May Be Freed Soon

Turkey arrested Mr. Brunson on terrorism charges after accusing him of having a hand in the failed 2016 military coup. A previous deal to get Brunson freed ...


Alleged Maduro 'attack' plotter kills self - Venezuela

The authorities later blamed Venezuela's opposition and also Colombia for the attack. "We will be looking at all issues that are related to the human rights s...


Cyclone Titli batters eastern India, 300,000 evacuated

The landfall process has been completed and "the centre of eye of cyclone " Titli " lies over the land", the IMD said. Schools, colleges and anganwadi centr...


De Lima calls for renewed, sustained campaign against death penalty

The minister also called for a moratorium on all executions until the death penalty is abolished. The next parliament sitting starts on Monday. "I was pushi...


Chinese Intelligence Official Charged With Stealing U.S. Aviation Secrets

Last week, Vice President Pence accused the Chinese of trying to orchestrate "the wholesale theft of American technology". USA prosecutors have unsealed cha...


US Grounds Global Fleet Of F-35 After South Carolina Crash

The decision comes in the wake of a Marine Corps' F-35B crash in SC last month. In a statement, the F-35 Joint Program Office said the United States and its...


Bride-to-be poses for heartbreaking wedding photos to honor tragic fiancé

Fox News reports that, the lady who was identified as Jessica Padgett made the emotional gesture to honour Kendall Murphy on September 29. Another volunteer...


Africa's Youngest Billionaire Kidnapped

In 2016, Dewji signed The Giving Pledge in 2016 and promised to donate at least half his fortune to philanthropic causes. Environment Minister January Makam...


Trump claims Kavanaugh 'proven innocent' of sexual assault allegations

Roberts' letter was sent to Judge Timothy Tymkovich, the 10th Circuit's chief judge. It's unclear what will come of the review. Chief Justice Roberts had ...


Status Orange weather warning issued for County Galway ahead of Storm Callum

Rain will clear to showers in Northern parts but further heavy rain is likely to spread into Southern and Eastern areas with the ongoing flooding risk. Arriva T...


New Indonesia earthquake kills 3 in Java village, rocks Bali

Indonesia suffered a powerful 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami last month on the island of Sulawesi, with the death toll now standing at more than 2,000 people...


Khashoggi in Off-Air Recording: Arrested People in Saudi Not Even Dissidents!

Khashoggi's disappearance and to be transparent about the results of that investigation", Pompeo said in a statement . But the ministry did not provide a tim...


Italy's Salvini says budget will create jobs, no backtracking

Local stocks fell for a third day, with the FTSE-MIB Index of shares sliding as much as 2.5% to the lowest level since April 2017. "The politics of austerity ...


Three strong quakes hit across the world just hours apart

It was followed by aftershocks of magnitude 5.7 and 5.9. New Zealand's Civil Defence said there was no significant tsunami risk to the country. The island o...


Jamal Khashoggi: 'hit squad' linked to disappearance

Trump, who took his first overseas trip as US President to the kingdom and whose son-in-law Jared Kushner has close ties to Prince Mohammed, said Tuesday he...


Enbridge issues response to PG pipeline rupture

The agency will work closely with the Transportation Safety Board, which is responsible for investigating the incident, he said. FortisBC said it shut off abo...


Britain's Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Anti-Gay Bakers

It is deeply humiliating, said the president of the UK Supreme Court, to deny someone a service due to their sexual orientation. Lee ordered the cake in Belfa...


NOAA: Hurricane Michael 2018 Projected Path, Spaghetti Models

Michael is moving toward the north at 5.0 miles per hour (7.0 kph), with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour (95 kph) and a minimum central pressure ...


Planned Kim summit narrowed down to 3 or 4 locations

Despite smiles and handshakes, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo differed on steps to take toward denuclearization at ...


50 dead in Kenya after bus rolls down hill

The bus, travelling to Kakamega from the capital Nairobi, crashed in Fort Ternan in Kericho County with eyewitnesses putting the time of the accident at about 4...


Flash floods in Spain's Mallorca kill 9, many missing

The spokeswoman for a local emergency services coordinator confirmed: "Five people including two British nationals have died". Local media reported that at le...


Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Some Brexiteers say those proposals would ensure the EU kept control over swathes of the British economy and thus run counter to the spirit of her manifesto ple...


There's a new number one in 'world's most powerful' passport poll

Afghanistan's and Iraq's passports were the weakest in the October survey, with accessibility to 30 destinations each. We're ranked at 75th alongside Azerbaijan...


Florida declares emergency in 26 counties as Tropical Storm Michael approaches

Michael is moving to the north at 7 miles per hour. Tuesday and Wednesday's forecasts will be highly dependent on the track. Forecasters advised residents alo...


United Nations Climate Report Warns Miami Basically Screwed

And, we have certain areas in the world, which are extremely sensitive. It is critical that world leaders understand the IPCC report and use it as a templat...


Saudi envoy to USA expresses shock at false reports

He has not been heard from since October 2, when he entered a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey to receive marriage paperwork. Turkey's government says it h...


New advice sought on Scotland's climate change bill

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC ) report , requested by governments, was issued ahead of a United Nations conference in December in Pola...


Newly installed Kavanaugh gets to work at Supreme Court

Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate on Saturday, earning 50 "yes" votes - the fewest for any Supreme Court justice in the modern era. The clerks are Kim J...


A 'Family Favorite' Emerges As Possible Replacement For Nikki Haley, Report Says

But she said on Tuesday she would not be running and would campaign for Trump. Haley, an Indian-American politician, is harbouring presidential ambitions ...


Bulgarian Officials to Release Man Arrested in Connection with Journalist's Death

Teodor Atanassov, chief police officer of the northern town of Ruse, on October 9 said police were holding the man for 24 hours for questioning as part of the i...


Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

More people believed California college professor Christine Blasey Ford , who accused Kavanaugh of trying to rape her when they were both high school student...


Islamabad to start talks with International Monetary Fund for bailout loan

On monetary policy, the IMF said it should be tightened to anchor expectations where inflation is expected to pick up, say in India. Brazil will see a 0.4 p...