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Kim Jong-Un to Meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow

Kim Jong-Un to Meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Monday that Putin extended an invitation to Kim last month to visit Russia, and that Moscow is working on the details of where and when that meeting could happen. "Chairman Kim was very clear yesterday in our conversation about the things that we need to do between the United States and the DPRK", Pompeo described. [Full Article...]

Israel Soldiers Arrest Palestinian Activist, Dress Him as Israeli Soldier

Israel Soldiers Arrest Palestinian Activist, Dress Him as Israeli Soldier Kim Levengrond-Yehezkel, 28, and Ziv Hajbi, 35, were shot to death in a recycling factory in the Barkan Industrial Park where Israelis and Palestinian Arabs work side by side. Nationalist Israelis reacted by kidnapping and killing Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in Jerusalem. The remainder were arrested in different cities throughout the Israeli-occupied West Bank. [Full Article...]

Limo in deadly NY crash failed inspection - Governor

Limo in deadly NY crash failed inspection - Governor The vehicle was reportedly owned by Prestige Limousine and Cuomo said the Excursion's driver didn't have a commercial driver's license with a passenger endorsement. "[The riders] did the responsible thing so they wouldn't have to drive anywhere". Valerie Abeling said her newlywed niece Erin McGowan, who died along with her husband Shane, sent a text about the state of the stretch limousine... [Full Article...]

More US cities ditch Columbus Day

More US cities ditch Columbus Day But this year , the explorer's namesake city in OH is saving a little money: Columbus has canceled its observation of Columbus Day altogether. Since it is a federal holiday , there is no mail on Columbus Day and post offices are closed. [Full Article...]

Several people injured in explosion at Oil Refinery in Eastern Canada - Owner

Nearby resident Bob McVicar posted on Facebook saying that it felt like a "bed-shaking explosion". "As an update on our Saint John refinery incident this morning, we now understand that all employees and contractors working on site have been safely accounted for". [Full Article...]

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel Economics Prize

Nordhaus' research focuses on global carbon taxes to offset greenhouse gas emissions. Romer, who is at the NYU Stern School of Business in NY, was honoured for his work on the role of technological change in economic growth. Many economists have since endorsed the concept of taxing carbon and using this financial lever to influence societal behavior. What other ways do you feel like the global ... [Full Article...]

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound Bush's daughter Barbara Pierce Bush was married to Craig Louis Coyne over the weekend in a secret ceremony. Jenna served as matron of honor , while her daughters, 5-year-old Margaret and 3-year-old Poppy, were flower girls, according to People . [Full Article...]

Rosenstein And I 'Have A Good Relationship'

Rosenstein And I 'Have A Good Relationship' The New York Times published the Rosenstein story hours after Trump announced that he would forward a trove of unredacted documents related to the Russian Federation investigation to DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz. Sen. Ron Wyden , R-Ore., said recently that if Trump fires Rosenstein "for the goal of protecting himself from the Mueller investigation, that would represent high crimes... [Full Article...]

US Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court In Indiana, Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly, who voted against Kavanaugh, now tops Republican challenger Mike Braun by two points (43-41 percent), according to the latest Fox News polling. It was not clear that Kavanaugh would have the votes for confirmation until Collins said in a Senate floor speech that she would support his nomination. [Full Article...]

Washington Post pushes United States govt to demand answers on Saudi journalist

Washington Post pushes United States govt to demand answers on Saudi journalist He left the country previous year for the United States fearing retribution from the kingdom which has recently witnessed widespread crackdown on dissent . A man places a poster of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi , on a barrier that blocks the road leading to the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, as people gather in his support , Friday, Oct. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post

Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post On Friday, the Senate voted 51-49 to move Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to a final vote, which is expected to take place Saturday. "Nevertheless, the four witnesses she named could not corroborate any of the events of that evening gathering where she says the assault occurred, none of the individuals professor Ford says were at the party has any recollection at all of that night". [Full Article...]

Samantha Ness, called for killing Justice Kavanaugh, now on paid leave

Samantha Ness, called for killing Justice Kavanaugh, now on paid leave Boarding the Marine One helicopter at the White House ahead of a trip to Florida , he branded the sexual assault allegations that threatened to derail Kavanaugh's path to the top court "a hoax " and "all made up, fabricated". Banks said Ford "knows" who assaulted her, disputing the idea popular among some Republicans that Ford was assaulted but had mistaken her assaulter's identity. [Full Article...]

Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief New Fox includes 21st Century Fox television stations - including Fox News . Hicks will move to Los Angeles to start her new role once the sale is finalized with Disney. It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood. "So happy for my friend", she tweeted . [Full Article...]

Airlines Begin Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Michael

Airlines Begin Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Michael A Hurricane Watch is in effect for Alabama-Florida border to Suwannee River Florida. The storm was centered about 30 miles off the western tip of Cuba , and about 520 miles south of Apalachicola. The National Hurricane Center is telling residents to take this threat seriously and to expect storm surge and heavy rainfall along with unsafe winds . [Full Article...]

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations

China tells Trump administration to stop its 'misguided' actions and allegations Mr Pompeo said he wanted "a fully coordinated, unified view of how to proceed, which will be what is needed if we are going to be successful in denuclearising North Korea ". Mr Pompeo, who met Mr Kim during a short trip to Pyongyang on Sunday, said the inspectors would visit a missile engine test facility and the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site as soon as the two sides agree on logistics . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says Democrats 'overplayed their hand' on Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump says Democrats 'overplayed their hand' on Brett Kavanaugh Those accusations transformed the clash from a routine struggle over judicial ideology into an angry jumble of questions about victims' rights, the presumption of innocence and personal attacks on nominees. Susan Rice, who was President Barack Obama's national security adviser, said Sunday that she'll decide after next month's midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from ME in 2020 and t... [Full Article...]

Nobel for Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist

Nobel for Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist By giving the award to Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi, and Dr Denis Mukwege, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Nobel committee has reminded us of another stark reality: rape remains a key tool in the many wars and violent conflicts that engulf our world. [Full Article...]

Susan Rice Raises Hand When Jen Psaki Asks for Collins Challengers

Susan Rice Raises Hand When Jen Psaki Asks for Collins Challengers Mr Kavanaugh's nomination was left teetering on the edge after university psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford claimed in harrowing testimony last week that he tried to rape her when they were high school students. According to a Capitol Hill police officer, authorities are investigating a female protester allegedly assaulting a man outside Collins' office, and two people have been detai... [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell dodges question on Supreme Court nomination in 2020 election

Mitch McConnell dodges question on Supreme Court nomination in 2020 election The bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has exacerbated the nation's political divide and left many Americans emotionally raw. His ascent to the Supreme Court was thrown into doubt last week after university research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford testified that he had sexually assaulted her at a Washington area party in the early 1980s. [Full Article...]

British man dies from sea snake bite in the NT

British man dies from sea snake bite in the NT All known species of sea snake are venomous and "produce some of the most unsafe venoms known in the animal kingdom", the Marine Education Society of Australia said. Sea snakes are mostly found in tropical waters from south-east Asia to northern Australia. "We were just sitting at the mouth of Sampan having a fish, throwing some vibes around, and I happened to hook a sea snake on my vibe and ... [Full Article...]


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