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Could cryptic text with knife emoji provide clue in Interpol president's disappearance?

Could cryptic text with knife emoji provide clue in Interpol president's disappearance? She said she feared for his life. The announcement came on Sunday shortly after the wife of Meng Hongwei said her husband sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared during a trip to their native China. According to a report by the South China Morning Post newspaper, Meng was taken in for questioning by Chinese authorities. Following the appointment, critics suggested that Meng's appo... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice Trump watched the vote on a large-screen television tuned to Fox News in a wood-paneled cabin on the plane. On Thursday, almost 300 protesters , including comedian and actress Amy Schumer, were detained by Capitol Police during a demonstration. [Full Article...]

Chance of tropical depression or tropical storm developing in Gulf has increased

Chance of tropical depression or tropical storm developing in Gulf has increased South and southeast winds from the storm threatened to push water north into Terrebonne and Lafourche's bayous and marshes. Leslie is still not expected to be a threat to land. The title of PTC 14 allows the National Hurricane Center to issue a forecast cone and advisories even though the disturbance hasn't reached tropical storm strength yet. [Full Article...]

Iraqi, African sex assault activists win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Iraqi, African sex assault activists win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize The Norwegian Nobel Committee called Denis Mukwege "the foremost, most unifying symbol, both nationally and internationally, of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflicts". Sexual violence against women was and remains a pervasive weapon in the Congo, and as of 2016, years after the official end of the last conflict, Panzi was still treating an estimated 1,300 to 1,900 wome... [Full Article...]

Two-Year-Old Shreds Parent's $1,000 Cash

Two-Year-Old Shreds Parent's $1,000 Cash Leo Belnap, a 2-year-old boy in Holladay, Utah , loves putting junk mail and other paper in the shredder that he sometimes helps his mom with. Even so, Leo is now banned from using the shredder for the time being, the Belnaps told KTVX . [Full Article...]

Palace: PH to assist quake-hit Indonesia

Palace: PH to assist quake-hit Indonesia A week on from the disaster, some roads in the area remain impassable, detritus from the tsunami is scattered everywhere while terrified people are sleeping outside for fear of further quakes. Sutopo said that as many as 437 aftershocks occurred by Friday with the intensity weakening. The Indonesian government previously allowed tsunami survivors to take food and other basic supplies from grocer... [Full Article...]

Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate

Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate Reacting to the news of his alleged murder, Mr Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, said she "did not believe he has been killed". Mr Al Otaibi said: "I would like to confirm that Jamal is not at the consulate nor in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , and the consulate and the embassy are working to search for him". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh’s ex-roommate says the SCOTUS nominee lied under oath

Kavanaugh’s ex-roommate says the SCOTUS nominee lied under oath 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 . He was appearing before senators to answer an accusation from California professor Christine Blasey Ford that he sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school in the early 1980s. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Confirmation Likely - Collins: Yes; Manchin: Yes; Flake: Probably

Kavanaugh Confirmation Likely - Collins: Yes; Manchin: Yes; Flake: Probably Collins told fellow senators that Christine Blasey Ford's dramatic testimony last week describing Kavanaugh's alleged 1982 assault was "sincere, painful and compelling". She voted "present", balancing out Daines' absence. Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate with a 54-45 vote months later. A failure to advance Kavanaugh's nomination would deliver a potentially fatal blow to Donald Trump's emb... [Full Article...]

Missing Interpol chief detained in China for questioning

Missing Interpol chief detained in China for questioning The French police acted swiftly and launched a probe for Meng on Friday after being contacted by his wife. Meng was taken into custody immediately upon his arrival in China last week for questioning by authorities, the South China Morning Post reported, citing a source it didn't identify. [Full Article...]

Why Kavanaugh's confirmation won't be a failure for sexual assault survivors

Kavanaugh, a father of two, strenuously denied the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford , who says he sexually assaulted her when they were teens. "We will either state that partisan politics can override the presumption of innocence, or we will reaffirm that, in the United States of America, everyone is innocent until proven guilty", he said . [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros

Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros President Trump is sounding off on protesters who are stalking lawmakers in their offices. Trump then went on to write , 'Also, look at all of the professionally made identical signs. The incident was partially credited for Flake's decision to request an additional FBI investigation into the accusations against the nominee, delaying the final confirmation vote. [Full Article...]

Senators Continue Ongoing Discussion About Kavanaugh

Senators Continue Ongoing Discussion About Kavanaugh He angrily accused Democrats of a "search and destroy" mission, fueled by their hatred of Trump. Demonstrators held signs calling Kavanaugh a bad nominee because of sexual assault allegations against him and saying the selection process seemed to be biased against women. [Full Article...]

Philando Castile's mother, others react to guilty verdict in Van Dyke trial

Philando Castile's mother, others react to guilty verdict in Van Dyke trial Yesterday, as the Van Dyke case jury began deliberations, a judge unsealed internal police documents detailing the efforts to shield the officer, which included another officer saying a detective had ordered him or her to submit an incident report with false information to hide what had actually happened on scene. [Full Article...]

Ignoring US, India buys Russia's S-400 air defence system

Ignoring US, India buys Russia's S-400 air defence system Putin, who arrived in New Delhi late Thursday accompanied by top officials including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, held talks with Modi. India depended on Russian Federation for political support as well as billions of dollars in military hardware. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews another Kavanaugh friend - 10/3/2018 9:07:59 AM

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews another Kavanaugh friend - 10/3/2018 9:07:59 AM Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Trump's insults marked a "new low". Senator Joe Manchin, the only remaining undecided Democrat, said he would finish reading the report on Friday morning. "There was an initial list of four provided to us by the Senate. I testified with five people foremost in my mind: my mom, my dad, my wife, and most of all my daughters". [Full Article...]

USA charges seven Russian spies over cyber-hacking

USA charges seven Russian spies over cyber-hacking The report did not reveal the nature of the cyber-attacks or whether these were successful. "We remain very alert about this", she said. On Thursday, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian ambassador and condemned Russia's "unacceptable" behavior with these attacks . [Full Article...]

South Koreans visiting North Korea for summit anniversary

South Koreans visiting North Korea for summit anniversary South Korea's presidential Blue House has been forcefully arguing for an end-of-war declaration, and predicts that such a declaration could come after Trump and Kim meet. -North Korea relations, "especially if it were to go badly". Choe is expected to seek support from China and Russian Federation, both traditional allies of North Korea, as Pyongyang envisions advancing denuclearization talks wi... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition leader

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition leader The Punjab information minister said the former chief minister had hired expensive global consultants and offered them millions of rupees, adding that Mr Sharif also squandered public money by sending his favourites to foreign tours for selecting the consultants. [Full Article...]

SHOCK: Liberal Former SCOTUS Justice Opposes Kavanaugh

SHOCK: Liberal Former SCOTUS Justice Opposes Kavanaugh Stevens, a lifelong Republican who is known for falling on the liberal side of several judicial rulings, praised Kavanaugh and one of his rulings on a political contribution case in the 2014 book " Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution ". [Full Article...]


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